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the south damage homes, cars and trees from louisiana to northwest florida. a sarasota deputy has a close call with a wrong way driver. and donald trump row as the republican caucuses end in nevada. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm ian reitz.. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist bobby
we've seen a lot of wrong way drivers this time-- a deputy had a close call. it happened along i- 75 near exit 200. investigators tell 10news reporter kendra conlon the driver had been in the break-down lane for at least 6 miles. it's terrifying for these drivers to from a sarasota county squad car... just before 11 monday morning -
wrong way driver barreling down the i-75 shoulder... as fast as 70 miles an hour - right for him. and you can see there are plenty of other cars out on the busy interstate. the deputy got a good look as the driver zoomed by... heading the wrong way onto the on ramp. he didn't follow the dangerous driver, but alerted other deputies.. who put an end to the wild ride. investigators say ramp. he didn't follow the dangerous driver, but alerted other deputies.. who put an end to the wild ride. investigators say wrong way driver ryan fleury reeked of alcohol, had slurred speech, and stumbled as he walked not wearing any shoes. records show the 21 year old had a blood alcohol level 3-and-a half times the legal limit. in sarasota county,
news, wtsp we talked to "fleury" who's out of jail-- but didn't want to comment on his arrest. a judge ordered him to be on supervised release. he has to stay sober-- and comply with random testing. severe weather hit several parts of the southeast on tuesday... leaving a path of destruction. overnight the national weather service confirmed a tornado hit pensacola. throughout the day on tuesday - tornado watches were in place across several states including florida.. llouisiana got hit hard with severe weather. the roof was torn off this gym and this is what's left of a mobile home park in convent. you can see just rubble and downed power lines. several people have been injured and three killed in
this is what's left in assumption parrish, louisiana. officials say two apparent tornadoes tore through here damaging up to 20 homes and several businesses. crime alert! a code red warning message went out tuesday night to residents in citrus county.# that message went out to people living in dunnellon. roughly everyone living along that orange line on your screen -- along dunnellon road between us 19 and 41...got the call. citrus sheriff's deputies say there's been an explosion of residential daytime burglaries in the area and are asking everyone to be on their guard. the republican presidential caucuses wrapped up in nevada overnight. and donald trump made it "3-in a row" with his win in nevada after new hampshire and south carolina. trump had a substantial lead in the polls but really it's second place many have been watching. it could give the candidates some "much-needed momentum"-- heading
almost 600 delegates will be at stake. ted cruz is hopeful. marco rubio is already campaigning in minnesota and michigan. john kasich and ben carson are just hoping to keep their campaigns alive. on the other ticket-- democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders both took part in a town hall tuesday night in south carolina. the south carolina democratic primary is saturday. apple wants its ongoing encryption battle with the f-b-i to go before congress. apple refuses to comply with a court order-- to create a backdoor...allowing the f-b-i to access data from an iphone of one of the "san bernardino terrorists." the company has until friday to make its appeal.
headlines around the nation and the world. this is your 60 second scan. federal marshals have secretly tracked nearly six- thousand cellphones! according to newly disclosed records, they used powerful trackers -- called stingrays -- to hunt thousands of suspects in the united states. the suitcase-sized devices can pinpoint a cellphone's location within a few yards by posing as a cell tower. but -- that's raising privacy concerns. "johnson and johnson" will pay 72-million dollars in damages to a woman's family -- who blames her ovarian cancer on the company's talcum powder. studies have to ovarian cancer. a lawyer for jacqueline fox's family says the company knew the risks and failed to warn customers. the company faces 1200 lawsuits over talc-based products. u-s health officials are than a dozen possible zika infections -- that may through sex. the 14 cases involved women in the u-s -- who were infected after their male partners visited areas with zika outbreaks. the c-d-c says two
officials are waiting on test results from their male partners. parents, becomming protesters. a few dozen parents-- teachers-- and students-- stood outside the pinellas county school board on tuesday and pushed for change. a "tampa bay times investigation" labeled 5-elementary petersburg-- as the investigation shows the schools state. the "times" connected decisions by the school board as the reasons why. reasons like-- getting rid of integration-- lack of funding-- teacher turnover-- and then student disciplinary problems. but many protesters belive-- it can turn around if the school board listens. more money for teachers, more help in the classrooms and re-integrating the schools are some of the fixes
a big change to win for tampa officially kicked off on tuesday. the new "ashley global retail its grand opening. it's the "global e- headquarters" for all of "ashley furniture." the facility replaced half of the "ybor muvico"--about 70- feet. off with 100 employees: governor rick scott was at tuesday's ribbon- cutting, along with tampa city leaders and lightning owner jeff vinik. ashley furniture is the largest furniture manufacturer in the world. what to watch for this morning.. how about some free food! chick-fil-a is offering everyone who stops by one of its tampa bay location a "free" breakfast item. the catch is -- you won't know which item until you get there. and there's a possibility the chain
hour. breakfast is served 6-30 to 10-30. coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning... clean up continues in fiji from a powerful cyclone as the death toll rises. a plane makes an emergency landing in a florida neighborhood. what forced the pilot to land next to a home. a mystery still unsolved this morning. a cat travels from wisconsin and naples and it's owners have no idea how. all this week make sure you watch 10news this morning for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the new york yankees spring training opening day game. the game is wednesday march 2nd at steinbrenner field in tampa. still ahead...a popular fried chicken restaurant -- shut down! customers say they feel mislead.. 10 investigates tells you the real reason behind the closure. ## plus -- how the battle of the sexes plays out when it comes to housework. and -- want
more on all the problems. and why. the restaurant might not have wanted customers to know. when 10investigates stopped by this spring hill popeye's. earlier this month. we found the doors still locked. even though a state health inspector already cleared the restaurant to reopen. the restaurant was shut down as an emergency closure on february 2nd. but many customers had no idea why. 22:19 i've never noticed anything bad about it. i've always thought it was a good restaurant. signs on every entrance and at the drive-thru indicated. a simple "lack of hot water" was the reason for the latest closure. but the restaurant's earlier state inspection reports make no mention of hot water issues.
violations. like no proof of food safety training for some employees. small flying insects in the food prep area. and live roaches. next to the chicken breading table. at the front counter and in the lobby. 11:32 hearing about issues like that. for you. what's your reaction? i can't cuss on tv. so that's nasty. in a written statement. a spokesperson for popeye's corporate office acknowledged the restaurant was closed down february 2nd for one day due to roach activity. and closed a second time to complete repairs in the back of the house to make sure any future issues were eliminated." when asked about the "hot water" issue. popeye's was unable to provide any documentation the system was ever worked on. instead. on our visit. we spotted an exterminator. who appeared to be spraying for bugs. 24:56 they're definatly trying to cover that up. now i'm kind of scared to eat at any other popeye's. so
signs. and if they were misleading customers about why the restaurant 00:01:01 is there a manager around for this popeye's? let me get one. no manager ever came out. and the returned our call. we spotted what appeared to be a dead roach. in the front dining inspectors back again friday. roaches. 9:29 i know here. even when they do reopen. customers relieved to know what's really going on. in the kitchen. 14:05 if i would have found out afterwards i would have been completely disgusted. new video now of
an abandoned trailer... take a look and this massive hornet's nest. it's at least five feet tall... growing on top of an old couch! a family found it when they tried to clean out an abandoned trailer in their backyard. as far as they know-- no one has been inside for ten years... so this nest could have been growing the whole time: ladies - feel like you're constantly doing housework but can't figure out why?
have found the reason: husbands! a new "university of michigan study"-- found husbands create an extra seven hours of housework for their wives each week! it also found that women do an average of 17 hours of household tasks a week. but, times are changing! men now average 13 hours per week of housework -- which has doubled in the last 30 years. the next time you're hungry, but don't feel like getting take outor cooking yourself.there's a new alternative! the app "giga- munch"matches up home cookswith hungry people! the food also gets delivered on demand! of course, there are a few details that still need to be worked outlike guaranteeing food safety and background checks. "giga-munch" hopes to launch next month. still ahead...fun in outer space. the prank one astronaut pulled at the international space station. here's a look at what's coming up on 10 news and c-b-s tonight. starting at 8:00, survivor. at 9:00, criminal minds. at 10:00, code black. then tune in to 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late
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a little out of this world hi jinx at the international space station. american astronaut scott kelly gave a british astronaut a bit of a scare when he popped out of a box wearing a gorilla suit. the suit was a gift sent from his twin brother and fellow astronaut, mark kelly, as part of a care package. coming up on 10 news this morning...tornadoes across the south. the damage left behind as severe storms ripped through...and more
today. and another win for donald trump. the latest on the campaign trail as the presidential hopefuls get ready for super tuesday next week. and a story that has many people fired up this morning. the puppy that's recovering after being shot 18 times. we'll be back with another look at your weather and traffic, in three
this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. a scary night as tornados tear through several southern states including florida. at least 3 people are dead and many more are hurt. 10 news reporter jennifer titus is in studio. jenn-- what a horrific 24 hours for so many people? absolutely--many people spent the day in their safe spots--bathtubs after reported tornadoes swept through louisiana, mississippi and florida yesterday