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Kids miss school, police arrest parents

Kids miss school, police arrest parentsAuthorities in Jacksonville are cracking down on parents who won't send their kids to school by arresting dozens of them.
  • Florida
  • 3 hours, 17 minutes ago
Local

Metro Ministries Holiday Tent registration opens

Metro Ministries Holiday Tent registration opensMetropolitan Ministries' Holiday Tent Registration opens Wednesday.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 26 minutes ago
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Pinellas OKs anti-tether, feral cat ordinances

Pinellas OKs anti-tether, feral cat ordinancesPinellas County commissioners voted unanimously to approve two pet-friendly ordinances at Tuesday's meeting.
  • Local
  • 9 hours, 46 minutes ago
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Dunkin' Donuts sales to help My Hope Chest

Dunkin' Donuts sales to help My Hope ChestEighteen Dunkin' Donuts outlets are donating proceeds from purchases Wednesday to My Hope Chest, a nonprofit that helps uninsured and underinsured woman with breast reconstruction.
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  • 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
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New theater hopes to enliven University Mall

New theater hopes to enliven University MallNew movie hopes to pump new life into University Mall in Tampa.
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  • 9 hours, 51 minutes ago
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Plant City teen faces child porn charges

Plant City teen faces child porn chargesA tip from police in Canada has led to a Plant City teenager being charged with more than 100 counts of child pornography, and lewd and lascivious molestation.
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  • 10 hours, 11 minutes ago
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101-year-old Sarasota man runs for Congress

101-year-old Sarasota man runs for Congress<p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;">The Centenarian is running for Congress as a write in candidate, for now, and says age doesn't matter. "If you have something to give you should give it."</p>
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  • 10 hours, 14 minutes ago
Local

Crane operator talks about Largo accident

Crane operator talks about Largo accidentFor the first time we're hearing from the crane operator who was almost killed in an accident on the job that was all caught on tape.
  • Local
  • 10 hours, 43 minutes ago
Florida

Early voting begins this week

Early voting begins this weekEarly voting starts in Pinellas and Polk counties Monday and in Hillsborough and citrus counties on Thursday, and on Saturday in Hernando, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota counties.
  • Florida
  • 11 hours, 27 minutes ago
Local

Consumer Alert: Airbag recall follows 4 deaths

Consumer Alert: Airbag recall follows 4 deathsThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging owners of several vehicles to act on recall notices for Takata airbags.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 1 minute ago
Florida

Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dollsToys R Us is pulling its collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.
  • Florida
  • 14 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

Patients: Dentist office abruptly closes

Patients: Dentist office abruptly closesSeveral patients reached out to 10 News after they say their dentist closed up shop, taking their money with him.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 29 minutes ago
Traffic

Semi overturns, dumps olive oil all over road

Semi overturns, dumps olive oil all over roadA tractor trailer carrying 6,000 gallons of olive oil overturned while exiting Interstate 275 just before noon Tuesday, dumping much of its contents all over the roadway.
  • Traffic
  • 14 hours, 32 minutes ago
Local

Man shoots home invasion suspect in Sarasota

Man shoots home invasion suspect in SarasotaDeputies say a man who forced his way into a Sarasota home is dead, after the homeowner shot and killed him.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 42 minutes ago
Florida

Make South Florida the 51st state?

Make South Florida the 51st state?A group of politicians in Miami are tired of being left out to sea when it comes to addressing climate change concerns for the southern part of the state. Their solution? Create a state of their own.
  • Florida
  • 15 hours, 43 minutes ago
Local

Wrestling coach accused of assaulting students

Wrestling coach accused of assaulting studentsThe wrestling coach at Clearwater Central High School faces charges after he allegedly assaulted two students as a form for discipline.
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  • 15 hours, 47 minutes ago
Florida

FSU fraternity investigated in rape case

FSU fraternity investigated in rape caseFlorida State University's Pi Kappa Alpha house was a bustling hive of college students the night of Friday, Oct. 10.
  • Florida
  • 16 hours, 44 minutes ago
Local

Restaurant program gives food to Tampa's needy

Restaurant program gives food to Tampa's needyOver the past four years, the Tampa Seasons 52 has donated nearly 7,000 pounds of food, equating to 8,400 meals to the local community.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 11 minutes ago
Traffic

US 19 construction misses a milestone

US 19 construction misses a milestoneUS 19 construction misses a milestone; contractor loses incentive money
  • Traffic
  • 17 hours, 55 minutes ago
Traffic

Truck fire cleared on I-75 in Pasco

Truck fire cleared on I-75 in PascoA truck fire on southbound Interstate 75 in Pasco County has been extinguished and traffic is moving again Tuesday afternoon.
  • Traffic
  • 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

Car burglaries on the rise in Tampa

Car burglaries on the rise in TampaTampa Police are warning citizens of a rise in auto burglaries in the city.
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  • 20 hours, 59 minutes ago
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Neighbors step up to get drugs off their street

Neighbors step up to get drugs off their streetDetectives reported that they had been watching a home on 35th Street N. for several months.
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  • 21 hours, 17 minutes ago
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Inside story on Greenlight Pinellas minivan

Inside story on Greenlight Pinellas minivanTheir secret weapon is a minivan. Supporters of Greenlight Pinellas say their transit plan will be a game-changer for the whole Tampa Bay area.
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  • 21 hours, 21 minutes ago
Make a Difference

Make A Difference Day: Saturday, October 25th

Make A Difference Day: Saturday, October 25thWTSP 10 News will join millions of Americans for the nation's single largest day of volunteering, Make A Difference Day, this Saturday, Oct. 25.
  • Make a Difference
  • 22 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

UPDATE: Lockdowns lifted at Tampa schools

UPDATE: Lockdowns lifted at Tampa schoolsOfficials tell us lockdowns have been lifted at all three schools, but it is not clear at this time if both robbery suspects are in custody.
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  • 22 hours, 36 minutes ago
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Sarasota turns down Mote's moving plans

Sarasota turns down Mote's moving plansLate Monday night, city commissioners voted 3-2 not to endorse the idea.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
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Hernando celebrates safe communities

Hernando celebrates safe communitiesIn Hernando County, you can learn how to keep your community safe from crime.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
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Gonzmart hopes to resurrect Goody Goody

Gonzmart hopes to resurrect Goody GoodyTampa restaurateur Richard Gonzmart has purchased the rights and other pieces of the former Goody Goody diner.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Investigations

Athletes, teams donate big to political campaigns

Athletes, teams donate big to political campaignsSports teams, owners, and athletes routinely spend your money on political campaigns.
  • Investigations
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Pinellas considers anti-tethering law

Pinellas considers anti-tethering lawTo tether or not to tether? Some people in Pinellas are hoping to make tying up your dogs outside illegal.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Local

Check background of tree trimmers

Check background of tree trimmersA crane accident damaged cars and a house in Largo, and is a reminder that homeowners need to check the background of contractors.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Florida

Former state GOP chair Slade dead at 78

Former state GOP chair Slade dead at 78Tom Slade, who led the Republican Party of Florida as Jeb Bush rose to power, died after being hospitalized last week for heart failure. He was 78.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Local

Water leak closes S. Manhattan Ave. in Tampa

Water leak closes S. Manhattan Ave. in TampaBoth directions of South Manhattan Avenue are closed between West Paul and West Price avenues while crews fix a water line leak.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
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Suspect in Ocala double homicide hospitalized

Suspect in Ocala double homicide hospitalizedA suspected gunman is hospitalized after a police chase from an apartment where two people were dead on Monday afternoon.
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
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Missing elderly endangered Pinellas man

Missing elderly endangered Pinellas manDaniel Miguel Rose, 78, is described as a black male, between 5'8" to 5'9", 180-185 lbs, with short gray balding hair.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Health

Health Experts: Focus on Flu over Ebola

Health Experts: Focus on Flu over Ebola10 News wants you to be informed with the facts, not fear, when it comes to Ebola and the flu this season.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Health

CDC, local hospitals have Ebola conference call

CDC, local hospitals have Ebola conference callBay Area hospitals are among those participating in a state-wide conference call with the CDC to discuss Ebola readiness.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Local

Thrasher to get $430,000 to lead FSU

Thrasher to get $430,000 to lead FSUPowerful politician John Thrasher is going to get paid $430,000 a year as the new president of Florida State University.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
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Scott: Guard prepares Ebola response teams

Scott: Guard prepares Ebola response teamsGov. Rick Scott announced on Monday that the Florida National Guard is creating two Rapid Response Teams to strengthen the state's response to any Ebola cases.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
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Burglary investigation leads to discovery of meth lab

Burglary investigation leads to discovery of meth labBurglary investigation leads to discovery of meth lab
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
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St. Petersburg Police releases video of masked robber

St. Petersburg Police releases video of masked robberVideo shows the same masked robber entering two different businesses and attempting to rob them.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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Pasco man stabs step-father

Pasco man stabs step-fatherPasco Sheriff's Office detectives have arrested 21-year-old Keith Connors for the stabbing death of his step-father
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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School bomb threat demands valuables from staff

School bomb threat demands valuables from staffThere are no classes in Pasco County today, but that didn't stop somebody from calling in a bomb threat at one Trinity high school.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Florida

Crist kicks off early voting by casting vote in St. Pete

Crist kicks off early voting by casting vote in St. PeteEarly voting began on Monday, and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist cast his ballot in St. Petersburg.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Local

Man wanted for attempted murder in Polk

Man wanted for attempted murder in PolkWinter Haven Police are searching for a man wanted for attempted first degree murder after he shot at a vehicle Sunday.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Travel

Teen on St. Pete flight arrested, claimed to have Ebola

Teen on St. Pete flight arrested, claimed to have EbolaA teen will face a judge on Monday for causing a panic on an Allegiant flight from St. Pete-Clearwater Airport to Youngstown, Ohio.
  • Travel
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

Missing Zephyrhills pilot's plane found

Missing Zephyrhills pilot's plane foundThe plane belonging to a Zephyrhills man who disappeared back in April has been found in Marion County, with skeletal remains inside.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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Man accused of killing 4 pleads not guilty

Man accused of killing 4 pleads not guiltyA man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field waived his right to a speedy trial and pleaded not guilty in a Florida court.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
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Tourism booming in Tampa Bay

Tourism booming in Tampa BayFor the third straight year, tourists have been arriving in droves on both sides of Tampa Bay.
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  • 2 days ago
Traffic

Traffic conditions around the Bay area

Traffic conditions around the Bay areaFollow @10NewsTraffic on Twitter for the latest conditions on the road.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Traffic

Fatal crash closes WB lane on Ridge Rd.

Fatal crash closes WB lane on Ridge Rd.The Florida Highway Patrol is at the scene of a fatal crash in Port Richey around 5:15 early Monday morning.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Florida

New steps Monday against Ebola in Florida

New steps Monday against Ebola in FloridaHospitals across the state are getting a special briefing Monday afternoon from the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Local

Tampa school back open after illness closure

Tampa school back open after illness closureAdministrators are welcoming back dozens of students to Cambridge Christian School in Tampa.
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  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
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Funk Fest gets underway at Raymond James Stadium

Funk Fest gets underway at Raymond James StadiumFunk Fest gets underway at Raymond James Stadium
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
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Should patrons be allowed open containers on Riverwalk?

Should patrons be allowed open containers on Riverwalk?Should patrons be allowed to have open containers on the Riverwalk in Downtown Tampa?
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
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Bucs' star throws baby shower for Tampa military moms

Bucs' star throws baby shower for Tampa military momsThe NFL's image has been smudged this season after a rash of domestic violence issues have found their way into the headlines.
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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Hernando man accused of stealing 244 political signs

Hernando man accused of stealing 244 political signsOne of the most bizarre political stories this year.
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
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Crane tips over in Largo

Crane tips over in LargoDeputies are on scene investigating and assessing the damages.
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  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
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200 gather to mourn children slain by father

200 gather to mourn children slain by fatherNearly 200 people gathered outside Florida middle school to remember two children shot and killed by their father before he killed himself.
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
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Body found in water at St. Pete Beach

Body found in water at St. Pete BeachBody found in water at St. Pete Beach, no foul play suspected
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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
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Cyclovia closes part of Kennedy Blvd.

Cyclovia closes part of Kennedy Blvd.Kennedy will be closed from Nebraska Avenue to Tampa Street.
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  • 3 days ago
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Death in Bayonet Point now a homicide investigation

Death in Bayonet Point now a homicide investigationThe stabbing occurred Saturday evening, October 18
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
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Detectives investigating homicide in St. Pete

Detectives investigating homicide in St. PeteAt this time there are no identifiable suspects. The motive for the homicide is unclear.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
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Icelandair will resume flights from Orlando

Icelandair will resume flights from OrlandoThe new flights will be flown on Boeing 757-200 aircraft that can hold 183 passengers.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
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Police looking for missing St. Pete woman

Police looking for missing St. Pete womanKaren Donnelly was last seen on Saturday, at approximately 5:50 p.m. at her home at 4760 8th Avenue South.
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  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
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Windsurfing competition puts Clearwater on the map

Windsurfing competition puts Clearwater on the mapAspiring Olympians aged 18 and under from 20 countries are participating in the races.
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  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
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Fatal pedestrian crash in Pinellas Park

Fatal pedestrian crash in Pinellas ParkThe pedestrians were hit by a vehicle on 66th Street.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
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10 News steps out to stop diabetes

10 News steps out to stop diabetesAccording to their website, the event has raised $274,674 so far.
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
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Garbage truck flips over in St. Pete

Garbage truck flips over in St. PeteIt happened early on Saturday at Sunshine Skyway Lane and Pinellas Point Drive.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
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Halloween/Fall events around the area

Halloween/Fall events around the areaHalloween events!
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  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
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Suspect still at large in Army teen hit-and-run

Suspect still at large in Army teen hit-and-runNow, the Army hopeful is recovering and still looking for the driver who nearly killed him.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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Thousands visit St. Pete Science Festival

Thousands visit St. Pete Science FestivalSt. Petersburg is one of the country's top clusters for marine science with an estimated 1,600 people employed in the local industry.
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago