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ten minutes. hot spots at 6:00 on your thursday morning. good morning. i'm road warrior hilary zalla. there is an accident reported in san antonio on i-75 going northbound north of state road 52. i'm on top of that. good news veterans expressway is back opened south of gunn highway. coming up in less than ten minutes we'll look at drive times and have an update on your bridges. good thursday morning. welcome to 10 news. i'm allison kropff. >> i'm ian reitz. thank you for joining us. it is official. president obama will be the first president to visit cuba in 90 years. >> 10 news reporter sarah hollenbeck is live at tampa international airport. the president's trip could happen in march but soon all of cuba. >> reporter: that's right.
cuba are charter flights. soon commercial airlines could start bidding for 110 u.s. cuba flights a day. some will likely be from this airport. the airlines are bidding over the next two weeks. last year nearly 74,000 people traveled from tampa to cuba. i'm also digging deeper to figure out how the upcoming election could change our relationship with cuba. republican presidential marco rubio and ted cruz have cuban roots and vow to cut cuban ties if elected. they say they have seen no change in cuba's oppressive regime. president obama said cuba is making big strides. today we'll learn if the flight to cuba could coincide with the
i'll be back with that part of the story at 6:30. senator ted cruz is responding to donald trump's threat to sue him calling a lawsuit frivolous. trump is upset over an ad being run by cruz saying donald trump is pro-choice. >> if you want to challenge this ad file a lawsuit. >> in a statement trump said he is pro-life and would not support taxpayer funding for planned parenthood. south carolina governor nikki haley was born from immigrant parents and they would be proud of her backing marco rubio. marco rubio is behind trump and cruz in recent polls. the pope is on his way to the vatican after wrapping up a
he delivered a blunt message of solidarity with migrants by urging people to put a human face on victims instead of thinking of them as statistics. apple has refused to comply with a court order to unlock the i-phone belonging to one of the san bernardino killers. google is siding with apple in a series of tweets saying the move could set a troubling precedent. >> i would be outraged if in the future it is used in other ways. but this is an investigation into a terrorist attack.
killed seven people in the terror attack. in a few hours tampa city council will be discussing decriminalizing marijuana. this isn't just about recreational users. >> reporter: that's right. this is about 20-grams of marijuana looks like. it is the most this proposed ordinance would allow before it becomes criminal. councilman says this could be a big help for people who use weed for medicinal purposes.
he was arrested last week in his involvement in the armed standoff. this indictment is because bundy owes a million dollars for fees and penalties for letting cows graze illegal on his nevada ranch. the military is falling short in treating war-related stress. that's according to a new study just released. researchers found a third of troops with ptsd are receiving sessions. v.a.
suicide hotline after a report shows some callers weren't getting immediate assistance. in 2014 the crisis hotline received a 40% increase. some centers tried shifting staff peek call times between 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. relief could be coming from homeowners in ybor today. several of them begged city council for help with a large number of sex offenders living close to their home. today city council members are talk about a new ordinance to spread sex offenders to other part of the city and forcing sexual predators to live a thousand feet from police stations and fire stations. a reminder that hackers can attack anyone.
remanded ran some of 40 bitcoins which is worth $17,000. that's after hackers disabled its computer network. calls to the hospital's media line were answered with this voice mail recording. the attack used malicious ware that encrypts files that can only be disabled after a ran some case. if you are flying from tampa international airport you'll see something new. auntie anne is opening this week. there is new research on the effects of zica. >> what researchers are saying about how the virus affects an
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except from the gandy bridge getting on into pinellas county. you are down to 24 miles per hour. there is a lot of construction going on there with lanes blocked. the howard frankland bridge and the courtney campbell causeway still looking great. live to our sky 10 network camera on the sunshine skyway bridge. traffic is picking up a little bit. 17 minutes the your drive time from i-75 into manatee county up to pinellas point drive. bobby? >> i don't expect much fog this morning. 74 this afternoon with sunshine. 75 on your friday. slightly warmer on sunday. great stretch of weather. there is still some cold air in the northeast. 6 syracuse. see the warmer air in texas and oklahoma. that will surge eastward. that's what we'll be dealing with through monday and tuesday. eventually there will be colder air coming back down.
i'll let you know how cool we get in ten minutes. it is thursday february 18th. >> this is a look at the day's top stories at 6:00. >> i think the president ought to instead be pushing for a free cuba. the president prepares to make a historic trip. today president obama is expected to announce his plans to travel to cuba in the coming weeks. it would be the first time in nine decades that a u.s. president has visited the island. >> reality is if you put in a back door it is for good guys and bad guys. privacy versus security as apple refuses a court order hack the phone of the san bernardino terrorist. >> i just don't believe in that marijuana. >> i don't think marijuana should be illegal. changing the punishment for not. today tampa security council will discuss a plan to ease up on the penalty for people caught with marijuana. we have news convenient for your busy morning. here's a look at headlines around the nation and the world
michigan governor says it will take a month or so to figure out which pipes are connected to homes in flint. snider is hoping once the pipes are identify they can be replaced. the mayor of flint says she expects pipes to be replaced next week. flint has been under a state of emergency after corrosive water enters the water supply. babies are likely to be miserable when their teeth are coming in. it should not make them sick. a sight rise in body temperature is a common symptom with teething. anything over 100.4 is considered too high. look at this 11-year-old dangling 30 feet above the ground from a ski lift. he started to slip and was hanging on by his arms. this is in british columbia a couple days ago. after six minutes he fell into
he is fine and said he was reaching for something that was too far away. they asked him about his vacation. he said i'll still give it a nine out of ten. >> after it was over and he was fine he was probably like wow. six minutes is a long time. look at this video. if you are afraid of sharks this is something out of a nightmare. this is from the east coast of florida. right now thousands of black tip sharks are migrating off the coast of juno beach. sharks are looking for warmer water in the wind months. hilary zalla is keeping an eye on the roadways. how are you doing? >> i-75 in pasco county there is an accident on state road
it is pulled over in the shoulder. there are injuries reported. you may see e.m.s. on scene. pinellas county i want to direct your attention to ulmerton road. there is a delay near roosevelt boulevard. from i-275 to gulf boulevard you are at a 22 minute delay. if you want to leave early you could there. live to our sky 10 network camera in hillsborough county. this is a live look at i-275 at busch boulevard. starting to see brake lights going south into tampa. it is not horrible yet. i just checked your drive times. it is 15 minutes from the apex to i-4. that will pick up. give it another 30 minutes. let's go back to our maps and get you a drive time on the veterans expressway. earlier this morning lanes blocked going northbound. south towards the airport where
is taking 11 minutes. speeds 60 miles per hour. polk county no issues from polk parkway over to i-75 in tampa your drive time is 15 minutes. it is great through plant city. i-75 running at 70 miles per hour through sarasota. u.s. 41 and u.s. 301 not looking too bad so far this morning. if you have any problems on the roads send me an e-mail. i'm your road warrior. if you are seeing a safety issue on your roadway e-mail me at email@example.com. 6:17. great visibility out there this morning. this is recipe chapel honda toyota. you could not see the end of the parking lot at times yesterday. florida southern college in lakeland, home of our polk news room, great visibility there. seam thing at tampa bay downs.
sunlight over the horizon. 48 degrees in carrollwood. west chase upper 40s. brooksville 48. 43 crystal river. closer to the water it is warmer. 57 pete. 53 sarasota. 55 mulberry. same thing with bartow this morning, as well. winds at of the northeast. not a lot of wind. the water is now warmer than the air temperature over land. so you get a land breeze. that wind blowing off her. it is blowing 15 miles per hour along the coast. 5 to 10 for the bay and calm inland. the wind will come down a little bit. satellite and radar quiet today. clear skies with lots of sunshine. patch or two of fog can't be ruled out. it will be nothing like yesterday. most of us will have a clear, smooth ride into work as far as
early morning recesses will be chilly. afternoon is going in the low to mid 70s. the forecast models today, this has the wednesday arrows and temperature and clouds and rain. there is just not much to show you. late today and tonight there could be an isolated shower coming in off of the east coast. i don't think they survive to make it here. 73 is average this time of year. there is the boating forecast. 61 degrees in the water. that's this morning. remember it will come down today as with get rid of the land breeze. tonight another chilly one. another basic dry one out there. low 50s most locations to upper 40s for the nature coast.
mid 70s and sunny. clouds and showers on the map, there is not much to show you and few clouds on the east coast. we are mostly sunny. sunday same thing. 76 saturday. 77 sunday and sunny. next chance of rain does not get here until late tuesday. we'll be close to 80 degrees on sunday and especially on monday. then tuesday still a warm day. we'll have showers and thunderstorms rolling through. we are tracking that for you. it will knock us down to the 60s for wednesday and thursday. we are learning more today about a massive oil spill in california. >> what the feds lead 140 million-gallons spilling along the coastline. is this year? some people are scared to file their taxes.
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patches of fog. we'll look at that coming up in ten minutes. hot spots at 6:30 on your thursday morning. county. an accident on u.s. 19 at sunset point road. live to our sky 10 network camera. this is on the frontage road of u.s. 19 at sunset point. you can see most of the activity there pulled over into the parking lot. i'll keep an eye on this one. coming up in ten minutes i'll have drive time for you and a look at your bridges. good morning. it is 6:30. i'm allison kropff. >> i'm ian reitz. thank you for joining us. president obama looking to set a significant milestone before he leaves the oval office. we learned within the next few weeks he'll become the first president to travel to cuba in 90 years. 10 news reporter sarah hollenbeck is joinings live at tampa international airport.
cuba at the same time as the president. >> reporter: that's right. we already seen significant things in tampa like these charter flights being taken off to cuba. they put up the signs a couple months ago to advertise the new flights. what is more significant is that the tampa bay rays could be the first team to play in cuba since 1999 and we are finding out they could be there at the same time as president obama. what we know about the rays is they are planning to go on march 22nd. they are going to play the cuban national team. they were chosen at random when an mlb commissioner chose a ball from a bin. the rays are excite about the extra visibility this will give them. we should know in a few hours what president obama's travel plans will be. a white house official confirms the trip will happen in mid march. that's why we are thinking it could be around the same time,
get on a flight to cuba at some point and see this country that's foreign to so many of us they are going to extend more cuban flights. these are just charter flights. all the commercial airlines are bidding on 110 flight a day to bring you there more easily. two giant tech companies are questioning the government's court order to break into the i-phone of the san bernardino killers. apple and google say the invasion of privacy could have negative consequences. republican presidential canidates say apple should comply. apple plans to file an appeal next week. pope francis wrapped up a
the pope visited some of the country's most poorest and most dangerous areas. today city council could take steps to make tampa the next city to give out fines instead of jail time for marijuana. 10 news reporter emerald morrow is live at tampa city hall. tampa police are also involved in this effort. >> reporter: this morning we are expecting tampa police to give a report on how this proposed ordinance will affect the city. the legal department drafted an ordinance. we expect tampa police to hone in on what resources an ordinance like this will require as well as how to make it work without conflicting with state or federal laws. the big picture is how will giving out civil citations instead of jail time impact our criminal justice system.
criminal justice system for a small amount of marijuana for the first time is overly harsh. there ought to be a way to move toward a more compassionate and smarter way of dealing with people. >> reporter: right now penalties start at $75 for the first offense and go up from there. if you don't pay within 30 days you'll be back in the court system officials were trying to keep you out of. if this moves forward within city council this could become law in the city as early as april or may. live in tampa city hall emerald morrow 10 news wtsp. a local road rage run in leads to gunfire. a river view couple tells 10 news their wednesday morning commute took a terrifying turn. the man cut off the couple's car. when they confronted him he opened fire. bullets hit the side of the
>> i said hey you almost hit my car. he rolled his window down. he never said a word. he just shot three times. then i ducked and said oh my god he is shooting. >> deputy spotted him a short time later and found the gun in his car and arrested him. coming up on 6:35. one person is dead. two people are recovering in the hospital after a bizarre accident in the los angeles area. the driver of a pickup truck was watching two other cars get in a crash before slamming into the power pole. three transformers came down on the truck killing the driver. the power in the area was shut off. a school bus caught on fire in mobile, alabama. at the time there were 15 student on the bus. they were able to get out on time. no one was hurt. fire started in the engine. when the driver noticed smoke coming from underneath the hood he was able to get everyone off
new evidence this morning on the zica virus shows the virus can infect a fetus. researchers detected the virus in the amnomic fluid of two women. law enforcement in d.c. says gangs of teenagers are to blame for a string of recent attacks at metro stations and bus stops. there have been eight attacks since november. some have been violent.
saying four teens set out smoke bombs. cleaning crews in nasa disinfected bags holding thousands of pounds of cargo. this was a precaution after test found common black mold on two bags. nasa is investigating the source of the mold. this morning there is a battle on the beach over tax money. legislations are looking to take bed tax. people want to keep the money for marketing and beach renourishment. >> when our visitors come here they pay more than a bed tax. they pay a sales tax. the more visitors that come the more sales tax is paid. >> last year a record amount of bed taxes were collected in pinellas county totaling over $39 million. babysitting used to be a job to pick up a few extra bucks. it is becoming a big business. >> sitters are earning an
that's just for one child. the site surveys 800 families from across the country to find out what parents are paying. san francisco and new york paid an hourly rate at $16 an hour. for two children the average is $18 an hour. >> that's a lot. if you are going out for a dinner and movie the cost of the sitter could be the cost of the dinner and the movie. i'm amazed how much it has risen over the years. cast of good times wants to reunite. they need your help to do it. >> we'll tell you about that coming up. first responders help a dog that fell through ice.
look at the shot of the sunshine skyway bridge sunrise. it is beautiful. your drive time is 17 minutes from pinellas point drive to i- 75 to manatee county. enjoy the view across the bay this morning. live to sky 10 across the howard frankland bridge. it is getting slower north into tampa before kennedy boulevard. definitely seeing a delay off the airport exit. your drive time is 7 minutes across. i'll will the you -- will let
weekend forecast includes warm temperatures to go with the dry air. a cool down gets here by wednesday. that's coming up in my full forecast in a few minutes. white house is expected to detail plans today of president obama's historic trip to cuba. >> the visit which could happen next marks the first for a u.s. sitting president in nine decades. that comes after cuba and the u.s. moved to reopen diplomatic relations a few months ago. republican presidential canidates will weigh in on this. >> i'll tell you the problem with the cuban government it is
the debate between silicon valley and the government continues this morning. >> apple will not unlock the i- phone of the san bernardino shooter syed farook. apple intends to file and appeal of the ruling next week. under the proposal anyone caught with a small amount of marijuana will be fined and have to go to drug counseling. in citrus county the plan is in the works. it would ease up on the people $20,000. the original cast of good times wants to make a movie. they have created a kick starter to find the project with a goal of $40 million. over the last 40 years there
what happened to the evans family. the group made the story of where each character should go and what the script should be about. they are bursting at the seams to show you the movie. that's film will be funded if they can reach their goal by march 4th. >> it is cool they have played such a role in this. over the years they had scripts come in. it is the original cast. to take such possession and say is cool. we have video to show you from virginia. a dog is safe this morning all thanks to firefighters. angel fell through thin ice on the lake and got stuck. crews stepped in to rescue angel. angel was able to go home with her owner shortly after the rescue. look at this coyote that's loose on the streets of downtown chicago wednesday night.
had the animal trapped inside a fenced area. the coyote was too wild for them of he was able to jump the fence and ran away. animal control will try again today to find the coyote. let's get back over to hilary zalla. >> i want to take you to polk county. there is an accident on i-4 westbound. definitely a busy direction for morning rush hour. it is at memorial boulevard. it is not blocking any lanes. definitely move over out of a lane and not drive past this crash and take it slow. it is not affecting your drive times this morning. injuries are reported. you'll see e.m.s. on scene. in pinellas county i'm on top of this accident on sunset point road at u.s. 19. let's go to sky 10 network camera. it is pulled over in the parking lot at u.s. 19 and sunset point. if you look at u.s. 19 north and south you are running smoothly. injuries are reported here.
is on scene there. i will get you an update once i find out the severity of the yours. so far so good on the roads. live look at sky 10 on i-275 in hillsborough county. this is at fowler avenue. we are picking up for morning rush hour. you can see lots of head lights and stop-and-go traffic into downtown tampa from the apex down to i-4. you are at 20 minutes for a drive time. about a five minute delay right now. the rest of our majors i-75 is slow going south toward s i-4. also the veterans expressway down to 24 miles per hour passing gunn highway past linebaugh avenue. looking in sarasota county things are quiet. a drive time for you on i-75 from i-275 to university parkway you are still holding on to 13 minutes. speeds 68 miles per hour. that is a good drive time. if you have a problem on the
i'm your road warrior. i'll take care of traffic safety issues especially if you are seeing a speeding issue or a traffic signal is mistimed e- mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. we have 48 degrees in carrollwood this morning. look at the 40s north of i-4. carrollwood, land o'lakes, brooksville. 43 crystal river. 49 clearwater. 50 new port richey. it gets warmer. 53 in tampa. 54 river view. 53 for sarasota and 52 in lakewood ranch. it is a really nice start. it is on the chilly side. the air is drier. these are the dew points. temperatures in the upper 40s to low 50s. if that gets together and they are about the same you'll get fog. the spread you will not see much fog.
a patch or two of fog. this is wesley chapel. great visibility out there this morning. clear skies. you can see that on the satellite picture here. that means we'll have a lot of shine. you'll want the pack the sunglasses in the car. you'll need them after 7:06. there is the forecast model today. it is another quiet weather day out there. north easterly winds. the temperature difference from the land to the water it is a surge offshore. boaters we have 50 knot winds offshore. that will come down during the day. this afternoon we'll have better boating conditions. for everybody else on land we are looking really good. we'll start in the low 50s and go to 74 degrees for a daytime high today. beautiful one. yesterday we were about 73. we are in the same ballpark. we'll keep the northeast winds 5 to 10. tonight we'll fall back down through the 60s for the evening hours. then into the lower 50s and upper 40s again tomorrow
the air mass stays relatively dry. i don't think fog will be an issue for friday morning. could see more by saturday and sunday morning. 76 on saturday. we are talking mostly sunny. same thing on sunday. 77 degrees. lows will come up a little bit over the weekend. the warmer air is back out to our west. that's what is going to be moving in. it is building in parts of the desert southwest. especially in texas and oklahoma the next couple days. it warms up in the northeast. by monday and tuesday we are warm. late into tuesday night and wednesday another front comes through. that will push the cooler air here. that will take these 70s away. we end up back in the 60s for wednesday and thursday of next week. look at that. between now and monday and the weekend upper 70s to near 80 degrees away from the water.
and wednesday could be on the strong side. we'll track that closely for you. stay weather aware. we'll keep you updated at bobby deskins weather. you can catch our forecast in the newspaper. we teamed up with the tampa bay times and the ledger. you can head over back to their weather section to find the 10 weather five-day forecast there. if you know anyone who bought a lottery ticket in the tampa bay area you may want to give them a call. >> somebody is $43 million richer this morning. where someone bought the ticket coming up. let's take you live to this gorgeous sunrise over st. petersburg this morning looking
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we know you are heading out the door and it is getting busy. >> especially on hillsborough county on the major. veterans expressway in the red. you can see from sun coast to the tampa airport it is taking 24 minutes. also 24 minutes on i-275 south from the apex to i-4 from fletcher to i-4 is backed up. bobby? >> planner today is fantastic. sunshine all day today. temperatures 74 degrees. similar to yesterday. it will be a couple degrees warmer by this afternoon. >> weather is so perfect. >> you cannot ask for better weather. apple pay is available in china. this is late for the country. apple is working with union
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