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people have died from this one storm system. it's bringing heavy snow to the midwest, tornadoes here in florida, louisiana and virginia, collapsing buildings with high winds in pennsylvania and gusty thunderstorms in new england. five people, including a toddler, were killed wednesday in virginia as a severe storm system moved north after leaving a path of death and destruction in the deep south. three of the victims: a 50-year-old man, a 26-year-old man and a two-year-old boy died were inside a mobile home in waverly just outside of norfolk. back here in florida, people are cleaning up this morning in punta gorda where an e-f 1 tornado packing winds up to 110 miles per hour caused damage to dozens of homes. here's what i'm working on right now-- i'm checking to see if people in punta
than 100 miles southeast of us, have plus i'll show you more of the damage we're seeing there. allison-- the nasty weather heavy rain causing drivers had to be rescued when flash floods swamped you can see cars nearly covered to the roof! further south, heavy rains caused flooding and sink holes in alexandria, virginia. flooding along the roads caused really slow traffic. some cars got stuck when the flooding got worse. it's a good idea to check your flight if you're heading out of town today. this is video out of o'hare airport in chicago. thousands of flights have been cancelled as a massive snow storm moves from the chicago area east. that could cause major backups heading into the weekend. we're getting another look at the mess that winter storm is causing. this is video out of northern indiana where drivers were stranded for hours. one firefighter said rescue efforts on wednesday were some of the most difficult he's ever seen. on u-s 231, many
and windy conditions after a semi crashed causing live wires to fall onto the road. it took hours for crews to get them to safety. some areas got up to four feet of snow wednesday. republican candidates square off in their tenth houston, texas. it's their last meeting before super tuesday. marco rubio and ted cruz are poised to take the fight to frontrunner donald trump, who's won three of the first four nominating contests. on the democratic side, hillary clinton and bernie sanders continue to gear up for their south carolina primary this saturday. the islamic state is making a very specific threat in a new video.
facebook ceo mark zuckerberg and twitter ceo jack dorsey. the 25 minute propaganda video shows photos of the facebook and twitter c-e-os being targeted by bullets. the extremist group says it's responding to growing efforts by facebook and twitter to combat terrorism on their social media sites. the islamic state claims they have hacked thousands of facebook and twitter accounts. happening today.. people in pinellas county want to save their neighborhood. they're concerned with big plans to expand the clearwater marine aquarium. 10news reporter emerald morrow is live outside the aquarium. emerald...neighbors are upset over these plans. - ian, they're fuming. - it's mostly the people who live in island estates, which is right across from the aquarium. - they say that the city of clearwater has all but shut them out of the expansion process...and to them, that's just not fair. the aquarium has had a huge surge in
years...mostly thanks to the "dolphin tale" movies those have brought lots of tourists to the area and now the aquarium needs room to grow they want to add 70 thousand feet worth parking garage for about 400 cars but neighbors say this is of congestion, as if traffic in the area isn't bad enough already. - neighbors have filed an appeal and will be meeting tonight at 6:30 at st. they have lots of how this project will affect them - i'm looking into those have more coming up at 5-thirty. emerald morrow, 10news wtsp. today, we'll get a look at how tampa police officers are using body cameras. tampa police will release some of that video this morning. right now, the department is still using 60 cameras as a trial run that ends next month. the department is way to fund the permanent use. each camera costs dollars.
passed by the senate, florida would pay to rebury the students whose remains were found on the grounds of dozier school for boys. the bill would provide 75 hundred dollars for funeral and burial expenses for each body. u-s-f researchers exhumed dozens of bodies from the campus in an investigation. the school is just 60 miles west of tallahassee . it closed down in 2011 due to allegations of abuse. homeowners are not allowed to set up backyard gun ranges anymore. this comes from a bill that was signed into a law by governor rick scott. the debate sparked up last year when a st. pete man created a makeshift gun range in his backyard. the ban would apply to homes within one acre of each other. building a home gun range is now a first degree misdemeanor. cuba is one of the last countries without a reported case of the zika virus and the military is stepping in to make sure it stays this way. take a look at this video. nine-thousand soldiers have been going door to door across the island nation filling homes
killing fog. they also have doctors at airports and cruise ship ports checking out passengers who may show symptoms of the virus. we've been staying on top of the cases here in the u-s where the virus has now been confirmed in 22 states. there are 32 cases in florida. all of them are related to travel outside the country. three of the cases are pregnant women. as we've been reporting, the virus does cause birth defects. we hear a lot about the dangers of texting while driving -- or getting behind the wheel when we're sleepy. chances are we've those at one time or that's proven in a new triple a study that shows 87 done it in the last month. things like using your phone to text or talk, driving while sleepy or impaired by drugs or alcohol, speeding and not wearing a seatbelt. triple a says 33- thousand people died from car accidents in 2014 and that's expected to increase by nine percent for 2015. we have a picture coming up that you're going to have
before you head out the door this morning, you'll want to stick around to see what two fishermen found in a cape coral canal. but first, a pilot is okay and safe this morning after crashing his plane in a miami neighborhood. spring training about to swing into action.. 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. to win tickets.. make sure you watch 10 news this morning
here's a look at other headlines around the nation and the world in your 60 second scan... the dispute between apple and the fbi rages on. in an interview with abc wednesday - the company's ceo maintained it would be bad for america if apple helped unlock the i-phone of one of the san bernardino terrorists. cook says he's battle all the way to the supreme court. and the new york times is reporting apple engineers are working on a new security measure that will make it impossible for the government to break into a locked iphone. the white house is reportedly considering "nevada governor brian sandoval" to fill the supreme court vacancy. the republican is a "former federal judge"-- but stepped down from the bench in 2009-- to run for governor. sandoval has agreed to meet with senate minority leader harry reid this week. and women...this is an important story to hear before you head to work. a new career builder survey found
human resource managers admit women earn less than men within their companies. the survey of more than 300- thousand workers found men are nearly three times as likely to earn six figure salaries. a pilot is safe this morning after making an emergency landing in a miami neighborhood. randy shur was on a maintenance flight when he says his plane started losing power. he was just a short distance from the airport but still needed a safe place to land. people saw the plane struggling in the wind and spin right down by this house. no one was hurt and there was no damage to the house.
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hoverboard you think of a fire or someone falling off. airlines have banned them, amazon has taken them off the site and now walmart is pulling them off the shelves. the company says it wants to wait until the suppliers comply with new safety standards. target and toys r us have also banned them. new york city is known as the city that never sleeps.. but there is a growing number of people all over the country who work graveyard shifts. american community survey says iowa is the state with the most people up all night. they looked at how many people go
florida came in at number 26.. and the city with the most people up late at night.. near orlando. about 23-percent of people work graveyard shifts. a unique little lots of attention to an animal shelter in meet sally anne, or as many have been mustache kitten because of the pattern on her face. sally anne was left in the donation bin at a salvation army. she was then taken to the shelter and is now getting medical care and food. in just a few days, mustache kitten should be ready for adoption. a nonprofit
hoping to take over guantanamo bay if the president closes it down. at 5:35, the plans peta has to transform the facility into someone positive. but first, it something drivers will not like to hear this morning. how a possible plan to repairing roads in hillsborough county could affect you. live look from long island this morning where severe weather