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Probation officer training funds not dedicated to training

Probation officer training funds not dedicated to trainingDangerous DOC underfunding has been magnified by the legislature's raid of the agency's training and equipment funds.
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Probation officers plan rally after 10 News stories

Probation officers plan rally after 10 News storiesProbation officers are planning a Capital rally following a 10 Investigates series exposing DOC probation problems.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Fixes slow for Florida's dangerous probation problems

Fixes slow for Florida's dangerous probation problemsAfter 10 Investigates called attention to urgent problems with Fla's felony probation, improvements have been slow.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Rays

Montreal outshines Tampa Bay; too bad it doesn't matter

Montreal outshines Tampa Bay; too bad it doesn't matterMontreal may be better-suited for a MLB than Tampa Bay in the near future... but they won't get a chance to prove it.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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What Tampa Bay can learn from Minnesota's Stadium Saga

What Tampa Bay can learn from Minnesota's Stadium SagaWhat happens if the Rays stadium stalemate continues for another five years?
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Inexperienced school bus drivers being hired

Inexperienced school bus drivers being hiredHillsborough School District desperate to hire bus drivers will consider people without any experience.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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DOC skirts law, risks safety on probation caseloads

DOC skirts law, risks safety on probation caseloadsDOC penny-pinching has led to supervisors skirting state laws that restrict case loads for probation/parole officers.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Powerful politician pitches major probation overhaul

Powerful politician pitches major probation overhaulOne lawmaker is pushing to study whether local sheriffs should take over felony probation supervision from the state.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Tampa Fire Rescue under heat for harrassment

Tampa Fire Rescue under heat for harrassmentThree female firefighters testified that Solorzano would hug them and give them back rubs which made them uncomfortable.
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  • 1 month ago
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10 Investigates gets action on probation problems

10 Investigates gets action on probation problemsFlorida has billions in a budget surplus, yet can't properly outfit probation officers with cars or guns.
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  • 1 month ago
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Lawmakers: 10 Investigates report 'disturbing'

Lawmakers: 10 Investigates report 'disturbing'Lawmakers express concern after learning DOC penny-pinching has reduced the supervision of felons in the community.
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  • 1 month ago
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Bill would protect Florida condo owners

Bill would protect Florida condo ownersBill would protect Florida condo owners
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Officers blow whistle on dangerous DOC 'crisis'

Officers blow whistle on dangerous DOC 'crisis'10 Investigates has learned penny-pinching is creating a dangerous situation in the DOC's probation division.
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  • 1 month ago
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Pasco 911 ops director hid new job from FHP

Pasco 911 ops director hid new job from FHPThe latest controversy revolves around the Pasco 911 operations manager Terry Goswick, a former Florida Highway Patrol trooper who was taking sick leave from FHP when he was hired at Pasco County 911.
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Manatee attorney alleges bid rigging in school district

Manatee attorney alleges bid rigging in school districtThe Manatee schools attorney alleges that bid rigging was involved in the renovation contracts for two elementary schools.
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Commissioner concerned with firefighters' activities

Commissioner concerned with firefighters' activitiesThere was strong reaction Wednesday from a Hillsborough County commissioner after a 10 Investigates report of firefighters getting paid with tax dollars to campaign for politicians.
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Hardee agency ignores grand jury in financial probe

Hardee agency ignores grand jury in financial probeThe Hardee County Industrial Development Authority is ignoring the recommendation of a grand jury, which says the agency wasted $7 million of public money.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Firefighter union leader doesn't work as firefighter

Firefighter union leader doesn't work as firefighterHe is hired as a firefighter but 10 Investigates discovered the union president doesn't fight fires.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Hardee officials push back against grand jury

Hardee officials push back against grand juryA grand jury has blasted an agency for giving millions to a group of politicians, and those officials are pushing back.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Restaurant Red Alert

Ybor chicken shack cleans up after emergency closure

Ybor chicken shack cleans up after emergency closureJust a block off the bustle of historic 7th Avenue, Pollo Garden is a favorite among locals, serving up Peruvian inspired rotisserie chicken.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Investigations

State downplays red light camera crash increase

State downplays red light camera crash increaseCities with red light cams say crashes have increased since installing them. And the state wasn't forthcoming about it.
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Restaurant Red Alert: 3/9/2015

Restaurant Red Alert: 3/9/2015State health inspectors ordered the emergency closure of three Bay area restaurants due to health code violations.
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PSTA's claim of 14.5M riders not close to truth

PSTA's claim of 14.5M riders not close to truth10 Investigates finds transit agency exaggerates amount of riders on the bus
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Politicians squander millions of taxpayer money

Politicians squander millions of taxpayer moneyIn a stinging rebuke to Tampa Representative Jamie Grant and several other politicians, a Hardee Grand Jury has released a report saying more than $7M of public money was misused, unaccounted for and the public has nothing to show for it.
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Is your vehicle recalled?

Is your vehicle recalled?In just Florida, Carfax estimates that 3 million cars, trucks, SUV's, and minivans are on the roads right now with open recalls: that's one out of every six.
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Should firefighters campaign on county time?

Should firefighters campaign on county time?Firefighters get paid by taxpayers to campaign for candidates they think will give them favorable contracts
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Hollywood claims chunk of your tax dollars

Hollywood claims chunk of your tax dollarsThe debate over state film incentives is turning into an epic blockbuster, and your tax dollars are on the line.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Finally some relief on FL red light cameras?

Finally some relief on FL red light cameras?A state senator wants to reform red light cameras after 10 Investigates showed cities choosing profits over safety.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Another unanswered emergency call at Pasco 911

Another unanswered emergency call at Pasco 911Pasco 911 operator misses emergency call says they don;'t have enough people to answer all the phones
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PSTA wins award after being target of probe

PSTA wins award after being target of probePSTA wins award from same federal agency that threatened criminal charges for misusing money.
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Palmetto police chief had arrest for DUI

Palmetto police chief had arrest for DUIThe man chosen for Palmetto police chief has been arrested and charged with DUI.
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Senator files bill after 10 Investigates Policing for Profit

Senator files bill after 10 Investigates Policing for ProfitOn Thursday, State Sen. Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) filed SB 1534 to reform the state's civil forfeiture laws.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Pasco County moves to fix 911 call center

Pasco County moves to fix 911 call center10 Investigates finds several problems with Pasco 911, the county takes steps to fix it with new hires
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Restaurant Red Alert: 2/23/15

Restaurant Red Alert: 2/23/15Five restaurants across the Tampa Bay area were shut down as emergency closures last week.
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  • 2 months ago
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When a 911 call cannot be traced

When a 911 call cannot be tracedSeven years after 911 calls could not get to police in time to save an abducted woman's life, many of the problems that surround cell phones and emergency dispatchers remain.
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  • 2 months ago
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Lawmakers fail to address law on stadiums

Lawmakers fail to address law on stadiumsA bill designed to take the politics out of pro sports has only increased the special interest fight over your tax money.
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US 19 crash: Trucking company's history of issues

US 19 crash: Trucking company's history of issuesFederal Motor Carrier Safety Association records shows trucking company involved in crash has had inspection issues.
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Tampa woman upset Megabus left her in Texas

Tampa woman upset Megabus left her in TexasTheresa Bennett said she got in trouble for parking in the wrong spot, and then missed her bus back to Tampa from Dallas.
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Investigating Spartan Race's charity claims

Investigating Spartan Race's charity claimsOne year after introducing the "Tampa Special Ops Sprint" race, Spartan Race is returning, sans the military marketing.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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10 Investigates: Empty charity promises from Spartan Race

10 Investigates: Empty charity promises from Spartan RaceHow a major race company promised help for Tampa Bay military charities, but kept almost all of the money itself.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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10 Investigates stories exposes HUD ethic problems

10 Investigates stories exposes HUD ethic problemsHUD email shows agency worried about 10 Investigates stories and it tried to cover up misspent millions
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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10 Investigates history of Pasco 911 problems

10 Investigates history of Pasco 911 problemsThe recent delay in response from the Pasco 911 call center is just the latest in a series of problems with the emergency service.
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Ethics charges proceeding against former Hardee official

Ethics charges proceeding against former Hardee officialThe state ethics commission is allowing charges to proceed against a former Hardee County Official.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Plumb Elementary teacher won't face charges

Plumb Elementary teacher won't face chargesNo charges will be filed in the case of a Plumb Elementary teacher accused of grabbing a fourth-grader.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Tax security breach affects 1,200

Tax security breach affects 1,200If you received a low interest government loan for home improvement you may be vulnerable to I.D. theft
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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10 Investigates Pinellas County Social Security breach

10 Investigates Pinellas County Social Security breachA Pinellas program to help residents improve their homes has released personal information to the wrong people.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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10 Investigates undercover: Busting locksmiths

10 Investigates undercover: Busting locksmithsA 10Investigates undercover sting revealed some locksmiths still use high-pressure tactics to squeeze consumers for cash.
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Hidden dump found in Tampa family's backyard

Hidden dump found in Tampa family's backyardA Tampa family finds a backyard dump while building a pool, and it's not that uncommon.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Brooksville votes to end controversial RLC program

Brooksville votes to end controversial RLC programWhile you were sleeping, the city of Brooksville voted last night to terminate its controversial red light camera program at the end of the year.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
News

Cities suffer another red light camera defeat

Cities suffer another red light camera defeatGood news for drivers who hate red light cameras...
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Investigations

Air Rage: Passengers posing a threat to flights

Air Rage: Passengers posing a threat to flightsA temper tantrum ends up costing a lot more than an embarrassment online.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Gov. Scott still mum on state stadium spending

Gov. Scott still mum on state stadium spendingGov. Scott address 10 Investigates' stories on tax dollars for pro stadiums.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Pro teams sway politicians with campaign cash

Pro teams sway politicians with campaign cashSports teams that want millions of tax dollars have cut some pretty big checks to Florida politicians.
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  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
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Group wants to end tax help for pro stadiums

Group wants to end tax help for pro stadiumsConservative group Americans for Prosperity is calling on the legislature to end the 'forced taxpayer handouts' to pro sports teams.
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  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
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