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developing this morning, out of manatee county, a deputy shoots and kills a man who he says charged at him with a knife. the sheriff says it all started when deputies responded to a fight at a home on boo-kelia circle in bradenton. a woman called 9- 1-1 to say her husband -- 50 year old marc stoddart -- had been drinking and threatening to hurt them both with a knife. the sheriff says when deputies got there the man had cut his wrists and was standing outside holding the knife. the deputies reportedly told the man to drop it -- but they say he charged forward and was shot and killed. the deputy who fired his weapon is on leave while the shooting is under investigation. developing out of st. petersburg, a 4 year
off a shot! thankfully, no one was hurt. police say the boy had been playing outside a home on yale street south when he chased a cat under the house. hidden in a crawl space -- the boy found a revolver. he took it onto the porch and fired one round into the ground. the boy's family says the gun does not belong to them. investigators believe someone may have tossed the gun under the home to hide it. terrifying moments for several families in clearwater over the weekend after 2 small children almost drowned. sunday morning -- a 2 year old boy was found in his family's pool on buford boulevard. he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. and on saturday night -- on highland acres drive -- a 1- year-old boy was found face down in a 55-gallon drum of water used for tilapia farming. we don't know how he's doing this morning. in both cases -- the parents were nearby and say they had only lost sight of the kids for a moment. developing right now, the body of supreme court justice antonin sca-lia has arrived at a funeral home in el paso, texas. sca-lia was found dead of an apparent heart attack in his room at a west texas
after having dinner and saying he wanted a long night's sleep. his body will be flown back home to his family in virginia on tuesday. he was the longest serving justice on the current court. president obama says he will submit a nomination before his term ends, despite criticism from republicans who say it should be left up to the next commander in chief. scalia was 79- years-old. a neighborhood in bradenton is on alert this morning after two wild animals were shot with a cross-bow. we want to warn you, the images might be hard to see. first, wildlife officers responded to a call about a duck swimming in the water with an arrow sticking out of it! then, a second call, this time a raccoon, also shot with an arrow. vets rushed to try to perform emergency surgery on the racoon -- but it died before the operation. officers say this is a safety concern that goes beyond animals.
help investigators, call wildlife officers. a vigil over the weekend after three bethune-cookman university students - were shot saturday morning one is from the bay area. students gathered on campus here in daytona beach to honor the students - shot at an off campus party after a fight broke out. 23 year old don' kevious johnson- a linebacker on the football team - was killed. justine cunninghman and tre jamal williams of palmetto are expected to survive. the suspect who isn't a student -has turned himself in. in the wake of last month's deadly tornado outbreak on the suncoast, the city of venice has implemented a new emergency alert system called code red. concerns were raised when the system did not notify people when those tornados ripped through sarasota county like it was supposed to do. turns out -- the city never signed up for those alerts. now they're righting that wrong, to make sure your family is safe.
one of the nearly 13-thousand people who've already signed up on the city of venice website, you must sign up again. new information on a 40-acre brush fire that shut downs parts of u-s 19 for hours saturday. the fire broke out near the citrus and hernando county line, and led to the evacuation of several homes. the fire has been contained and u-s 19 is back open in both directions. another mystery monkey won't be a mainstay in tampa bay. a wild monkey was after he was spotted in pasco county. much different monkey named cornelius that was on the run for years making headlines around the world. 10 news reporter jonathan petramala found out why this primate was in pasco. looking for love in all the wrong places. a young male rhesus macaque , valentine was likely looking for a date so he ended up in a swamp in this subdivision in
miles from silver area where a colony of wild monkeys live, old tarzan movie shoot. high up in a cypress tree after veterinarian don woodman shot him with a tranquilizer dart. and before you get a broken heart seeing valentine captured, experts warn they are an invasive species like any other. in other words this monkey has no business...here. in pasco county,
10 news wtsp. vernon yates will take valentine to his wildlife rescue and rehab until he can find it a permanent home somewhere else. if you visit wtsp dot com, we have links to all of our past coverage of the famous mystery monkey cornelius. pope francis had another whirl-wind day in mexico. it included an outdoor mass and a visit to a children's hospital. adriana diaz has the latest from mexico city. a traffic alert we want to tell you about this morning
a traffic alert we want to tell you about this morning in st. petersburg... because of road construction - traffic is being de- toured right now along the west bound lanes of gandy boulevard from 9th street to 16th street. look for the de- tour signs to get around work crews who will be in the area until 6:00 this morning. this is all a part of the gandy boulevard project to create a six lane elevated road here. big changes over the weekend at a popular spot in downtown st. petersburg many consider an eyesore. over the years -- williams park has gained a bad reputation for turning into a hub for the homeless. 10 news reporter garin flowers shows you what's being done to turn things around. sot downtown and the park were a great place to be. lisa la budde edwards restaurant is in a great spot in st. petersburg.so she thought. sot i can't say that the homeless didn't hurt us because they did hurt us. she grew up in st. pete, so did her friend dan friedman. they remember williams park a popular spot downtown before it became a hub for psta buses and the
sot people are afraid of the park where they've even tried to have a saturday morning market there and the response isn't as big. they're glad the psta removed the bus stops.and is moving to a different way of bussing. it could possibly move the homeless population away.sot the hub is an important place.making some unhappy. sot i plan on going to spc and i would love to catch a bus to williams park, now i'm a have to probably walk two blocks to get to school and i hope it's not raining. stand up: this space is was one of the bus stops here in williams park, now all that remains is marks that shows where it was. sot for the first time in some 60 years the psta buses are not all coming to this park. brad miller ceo of psta says with the grid system.buses will reach more ground instead of stopping at williams park as a hub. sot now the buses go on all the streets in the grid system of downtown st. pete, connecting to the hospitals, to more jobs, to more people's homes.
10 news wtsp community over the valentine's day weekend... 10 news anchor rivera spent sunday night hosting a valentine for a the dinner gala was organized to benefit wounded veteran romy ca- margo's nonprofit rehab facility called "stay in step". coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning a dangerous night on the roads in tennessee. officials urging people to stay home after sleet and ice sent people spinning into ditches. michigan's governor asking for a medicaid expansion that he says will help thousands of people impacted by the water crisis in flint. and gearing up for florida's primary. time is running out for you to get registered to vote. still ahead, it's every recording artist's dream: to take home a shiny gold grammy! this morning we take you behind the scenes of the biggest award show in music. you would think that a sinkhole opening up and
the southern rockers are up for the big prize - "album of the year" - and lead singer and guitarist brittany howard admits.they're starstruck. 2:10 "we come from a little town. it's crazy to be shaking hands with people like pharrell, and adele, and prince. it's wild! "alabama shakes" joins a diverse lineup of performers from across musical genres. but host ll cool j says the closing act is still under wraps. 16:35:04 "the appetizers will be amazing and dessert will be spectacular!" this year, the trophy is outfitted with "a grammy cam" --- which will capture video from the winner's circle. 16:29:31 "when the grammy award is given to an artist you will literally be in the hands of your favorite artist, you'll see their point of view and their perspective from the stage." even if they don't take home a trophy, every artist is invited to the backstage grammy gifting lounge - where they can choose anything from clothing... to cocktails... to jewelry.
they get two huge bags... one that's pre- stuffed and one to "trick or treat" through the lounge were his words two-time nominee miguel will take the stage to pay tribute to michael jackson. miguel is performing a cover of "she's out of my life" - - celebrating the reissue of jackson's 1979 album, off the wall. suzanne marques, cbs news, los angeles #### again you can catch the grammys right here on c-b-s and 10 news tonight. for a look at some early predictions on who will take home a win -- head to wtsp dot com. two years ago a sinkhole opened up at the national corvette museum in kentucky and swallowed eight cars. take a look: it was all caught on camera. and now the museum is cashing in on its own nightmare. it's opening up a special exhibit all about the sinkhole incident. curators want to tell the story of how the museum recovered and restored the cars. they say the sinkhole turned out to be a good thing. more people visited the museum after all the news coverage. if you use an iphone beware: a
phone into a brick, so you can't even use it! there's an image floating around online with steps to put your phone into a so-called "retro mode." but don't fall for it! if you're using a 64-bit i-o-s device like an i-phone 5-s, 6, 6-s or even some ipads, you're vulnerable. the steps will set your phone's date back to january 1st 19-70. then it reboots and won't restart all the way! all it will do is show you the apple logo. if this happens, you'll have to go to the apple store to get the battery removed, and then put back in. still ahead on 10 news early morning , a mad dash for the alter over the weekend. as dozens of couples decide to tie the knot together - why one groom had no idea what was going on! coming up tonight on c-b-s primetime.. the 58th annual grammy awards. that kicks off at 8:00. then catch 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late show with stephen colbert and his guests craig ferguson and senator cory booker. don't forget, you can always take 10 news with you just download the 10 news app.
couples from across the country and from right here in the bay area said "i do." more than 60 couples signed up for the valentine's day group wedding at the florida botanical gardens in largo. we talked with one couple from illinois - the bride surprised her fiance' - who thought they were just flying to florida for a vacation - he had no idea they were getting hitched! and in honor of valentine's day, hundreds ran down the street over the weekend, in their underwear! the "cupid's undie run" took off from the "yard of ale" in st. pete saturday. these brave souls stripped down for an important cause: to raise money for the children's tumor foundation. coming up on 10 news this morning,
primary, and time is running out for you to get registered to vote. the first phase of the massive expansion project at tampa's airport, is complete. the changes you'll notice the next time you fly. and a winter storm is on the move, sending snow and ice up the east coast. whether you have ten minutes or thirty--you'll get everything you need to start your day with us on 10 news this morning. we'll be back with another look at your weather and traffic, in three