tv 10 News This Morning at 500am CBS February 11, 2016 5:00am-5:30am EST
welcome to 10 news this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. new this morning...local travel advocates are trying to calm fears about the zika virus in the tampa bay area. as you know, florida continues to remain in the spotlight when it comes to zika. and now, tampa's official tourism group is working to make sure we don't lose any visitors because of the virus. 10news reporter emerald morrow is live at tampa emerald, if zika
could have a big impact. absolutely...tourists translate to dollar signs for our area so if people worried about zika are too scared to pack their bags and fly into tia to head out on a cruise or go out of the country...it could really hurt our pockets. - that's why visit tampa bay is trying to spread facts, and not fear, when it comes to the virus. - the group recently pushed some information to potential tourists on its website reminding people that even though we have had people in the area with zika, they didn't get it from being in tampa...all of the infections have been travel-related. - they're also telling people that we have a really aggressive mosquito-control program here, which lowers the risk of any serious outbreaks that we could have - and for people heading out on cruises...the health department has very active monitoring
and another angle on...we've got the and a lot of people are worried about travel because of that. some more information in the next half hour about spreading when home from brazil. internationa, em, 10news, wtsp. lawmakers want an investigation into royal caribbean after one of its ships sailed right into the path of a dangerous storm. liner, with thousands of passengers on its home port in new night. the ship was on its way to florida on sunday but got winter storm in the atlantic. some upset passengers say they've had it. will inspect the ship, before royal on its next voyage, this weekend. after more than a month, the standoff refuge in oregon
the four remaining occupiers are promising to surrender later this morning. right now, the f- b-i has the wildlife refuge surrounded. meanwhile, the father of the leader of the occupiers has been arrested. cliven bundy was arrested after flying into portland's airport last night. flags across maryland will be flown at half staff today after two deputies were killed in the line of duty by a man who was wanted in florida. it started at a packed panera around noon on wednesday. the gunman opened fire, shooting one deputy in the head and another outside. the suspect, 67- year-old david brian evans, was also killed in the shootout. law enforcement believe he was targeting the deputies. evans had an open warrant in florida. police say he assaulted an officer here. there are new, tougher sanctions against north korea this morning. the u-s senate says the country violated international law over the testing of nuclear weapons and missile technology. a bill passed on wednesday will limit
developing nuclear technology. south korea has also shut off power to a shared industrial complex. a crime alert you need to know about this morning. tampa police is warning there's been more car burglaries throughout the city. they say even though they have made several arrests, they still need your help. officers say by locking your car, thieves have less of a chance from getting inside. this is a crime trend we've been seeing all over the bay area. in sarasota, police say thieves hit 40 cars in just 24 hours. driving over potholes? roads crumbling under hillsborough county commissioners will talk about a big fix. 10news reporter live in downtown tampa. sarah, county leaders could soon force developers to pay a heck of a lot more money. acre mixed use neighborhood on ray charles and governor. huge 7-story that construction workers hope to
if county leaders say yes to these new mobility fees developers working on projects like this could be forced to pay four to ten times more in fees. there are new developments sprouting up all over downtown tampa. just a few blocks away crews will break ground today on this 23-story tower on franklin street. driving around downtown you'll spot all kinds of new projects, but every time one of these apartment buildings or housing communities are built, they add a lot of traffic to the area. usually developers pay an impact fee, but some say it isn't enough. the county has a $750 million backlog to fix the roads you
the fees would be less for developers that build around downtown and a lot higher for the ones that build way out in places like lithia and fishhawk where the streets aren't as developed. working on now for go elsewhere? sarah hollenbeck wtsp hackers used stolen personal data in a cyber attack on the i-r-s website. about 464 thousand social security numbers were used from outside the i-r-s to create fake logins. the thieves were trying to generate pin numbers which could be used for filing fraudulent electronic tax returns. the i-r-s says it is
taxpayers by mail and no personal taxpayer data was compromised. new this morning.. major backlash from states along the gulf of mexico after the white house proposes to take money for those states and give it to alaska. in the proposed 2017 budget, about 375 million dollars in shared revenue from offshore drilling would be taken away from louisiana, texas, mississippi and alabama. the white house says they want those funds to help alaska as they deal with rising sea levels. right now.. organizers of the famous iditarod in alaska say there may not be enough snow this year to hold the famous sled dog race. this is video from last year. anchorage normally sees about 6 feet of snow by this time of year.. and right now, only about two feet have fallen. the board will decide tomorrow whether they will have to move the start further north.
aquarium needs your help this morning. they are taking in turtles stunned by the cold weather. so far this year that's been more c-m-a says most of the turtles require treatments. arriving every day, more supplies are needed to help the turtles survive. to find out how you could donate to to our website, w-t- s-p dot com. if you're planning orlando anytime soon, you'll want to see this story. at 5:38, the theme park's new changes in prices. but first, a family makes it out safe as their log cabin home goes up in flames. live look from
we're putting news back in the morning. here's a look at headlines around the nation and the world in your 60 second scan... a california sheriff deputy and a pilot are dead after their small plane crashed. it happened wednesday in tulare county. investigators have been working through the night to figure out what went wrong. the plane burst into flames after hitting a mountain. the plane was part of an operation to track down a suspect wanted for flashing a gun. keep your internet tax free. today the senate is expected to vote in favor of a compromise that would permantly keep state and local governments from taxing internet access. under the bill, the seven states that now impose internet access taxes, hawaii, new mexico, north dakota, ohio, south dakora, texas and wisconsin, would have to phase out those taxes by the summer of 2020. how much would you pay for your favorite cup of coffee? a coffee shop in california is charging 15 dollars for a small cup of
and they keep running out! the shop says it comes from a bean farm in panama. it's described as smooth and tea-like with orange citrus. not everyone is jumping on the bandwagon.. some say 15 bucks is just too much to pay. a virginia family is safe this morning after a fire destroyed their log cabin. take a look. crews say the fire broke out wednesday night. at one point it was so large, you could see it from several the roof collapsed a few hours after it started, and firefighters decided the safest thing was to let the fire burn itself out. they don't know yet what caused the fire. several people were hurt in dozens of accidents on interstate 90 in ohio. snow and ice covered the roads on wednesday causing trucks and all lanes of i-90 shutdown as crews worked to clean up overnight. divert some of the can see, many drivers sat in a
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we all know being a good for your body says it may also lead later in life. more than 15 hundred people were given treadmill tests to figure out their heart rate. people whose heart pressure went up after exercise were more likely to develop accelerated brain aging. before you get in your car this morning, an important recall you should know about. subaru is recalling more than 82 thousand tribeca s-u-v's after reports show the hood can fly open while driving. the recall
no injuries have been reported. burger king is taking on a new venture. the fast food chain will be selling hot dogs later this month. there will be two different kinds, a classic hot dog and a chili cheese dog. burger king tested them in five markets last year and it did fairly well. burger king partnered with oscar mayer. dairy queen and sonic also sell hot dogs. the international space station is now delayed. the major problem they found on the cargo ship that is now under investigation. but first, a dog found on the streets gets a second chance at life.