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Crash in I-4 WB lanes at Thonotosassa Rd.

Crash in I-4 WB lanes at Thonotosassa Rd.The inside shoulder in the westbound lanes on I-4 has been opened to all traffic to move through.
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  • 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
Local

Man sought in sexual battery of teen girl

Man sought in sexual battery of teen girlPinellas Park Police are looking for this man who's a person of interest in the sexual battery of a 15-year-old girl.
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  • 3 hours, 40 minutes ago
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Job fairs Thursday in Pinellas, Hillsborough

Job fairs Thursday in Pinellas, HillsboroughIf you're looking for a job, there are two opportunities for you on Thursday in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.
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  • 5 hours, 1 minute ago
Money

Rolling smart house could save you thousands

Rolling smart house could save you thousandsThere's a house on wheels parked right in the middle of Downtown Sarasota, and it could save you thousands of dollars a year.
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  • 5 hours, 21 minutes ago
Local

Consumers warned to watch for 'click baiting' online

Consumers warned to watch for 'click baiting' onlineA warning tonight to everyone that uses a computer and may be intrigued. Curiosity could lead to trouble.
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  • 11 hours, 13 minutes ago
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USF warns students after armed robbery

USF warns students after armed robberyThe University of South Florida has issued a warning to students after a group was robbed at gunpoint at an apartment complex that is heavily occupied by students.
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  • 11 hours, 18 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.
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  • 11 hours, 40 minutes ago
Local

One hurt in two-car crash in Pinellas Park

One hurt in two-car crash in Pinellas ParkOne person was injured after a driver tried to switch lanes on U.S. 19, crossed the median and struck another vehicle.
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  • 11 hours, 49 minutes ago
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Two hurt in Dunedin crash

Two hurt in Dunedin crashTwo people were reported injured after a head-in crash on State Road 580 at Patricia Avenue on Wednesday afternoon.
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  • 14 hours, 19 minutes ago
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Owners, dealers still learning about airbag recall

Owners, dealers still learning about airbag recallSome vehicle owners and dealership have not received word about the recall involving nearly 8 million airbags.
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  • 15 hours, 51 minutes ago
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Say 'Boo to Flu' with free shots in Pinellas

Say 'Boo to Flu' with free shots in PinellasOn Wednesday, Oct. 29, DOH-Pinellas will provide flu vaccines at no cost at its Pinellas Park Health Departmen
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  • 15 hours, 55 minutes ago
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Bondi bid for execution delay becomes issue

Bondi bid for execution delay becomes issueAttorney General Pam Bondi says she took responsibility for seeking an execution delay to accommodate a fundraiser, and it should not hurt Rick Scott.
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  • 15 hours, 57 minutes ago
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Man drinks beer to fund cancer fight

Man drinks beer to fund cancer fightRuggere visited 520 towns in the past two years.
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  • 15 hours, 58 minutes ago
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Clearwater wrestling coach faced charges before

Clearwater wrestling coach faced charges before10 News has found more disturbing allegations against a high school wrestling coach.
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  • 15 hours, 59 minutes ago
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Electric rates to fall in Bay area

Electric rates to fall in Bay areaThe Public Service Commission approved lower cost recovery rates for public utilities
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Lawsuit targets expansion of school vouchers

Lawsuit targets expansion of school vouchersA lawsuit challenging a significant expansion of Florida's main private school voucher program is being revived.
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  • 17 hours, 33 minutes ago
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Halloween/Fall events around the area

Halloween/Fall events around the areaHalloween and fall events!
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  • 19 hours, 40 minutes ago
High School Sports

Nike releases sneaker for Plant High School

Nike releases sneaker for Plant High SchoolPlant High School students have some bragging rights Wednesday morning. Nike just honored the Tampa school with its own sneaker!
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Florida

Response to family killings met sheriff's standard

Response to family killings met sheriff's standardThe Volusia County Sheriff's Office says its response to a home where a father shot three children and killed himself met the agency's standards even though deputies arrives nearly 15 minutes after a call for help.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Woman arrested after setting boyfriend on fire

Woman arrested after setting boyfriend on firePolice say she doused the upper body of her boyfriend with nail polish remover and then ignited him with either a lighter or burnt cigarette.
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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, arresting dozens of them.
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Florida

Florida deputy arrested on kidnapping charge

Florida deputy arrested on kidnapping chargeA Florida sheriff's deputy is in jail on a kidnapping charge after an Amber Alert was issued for her son.
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Local

Man dead following house fire

Man dead following house fireA Lakeland man was found dead in his home following a fire.
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Man takes plea deal in stepson's death

Man takes plea deal in stepson's deathA Polk County man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his infant stepson.
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Florida

Flying car crashes and burns in Florida

Flying car crashes and burns in FloridaPolice in Marion County say two people were hurt after a Maverick flying car crashed and caught fire.
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Local

Is new TPD gun range worth $5.4 million?

Is new TPD gun range worth $5.4 million?TPD says it will keep us all safer. But will it be worth that big price tag?
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Florida

Construction workers find 10-foot python

Construction workers find 10-foot pythonThe snake, a Burmese python, measured more than 10 feet in length.
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Florida

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.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Metro Ministries Holiday Tent registration opens

Metro Ministries Holiday Tent registration opensMetropolitan Ministries' Holiday Tent Registration opens Wednesday.
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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.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours 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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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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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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  • 1 day, 11 hours 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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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
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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.
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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.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours 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.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours 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.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours 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.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours 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.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours 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.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours 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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  • 1 day, 16 hours 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.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours 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.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Traffic

US 19 construction misses a milestone

US 19 construction misses a milestoneUS 19 construction misses a milestone; contractor loses incentive money
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  • 1 day, 19 hours 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.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours 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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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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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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  • 1 day, 22 hours 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.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours 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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  • 1 day, 23 hours 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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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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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Local

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.
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  • 2 days, 10 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.
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  • 2 days, 11 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.
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  • 2 days, 11 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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  • 2 days, 11 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.
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  • 2 days, 11 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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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Local

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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  • 2 days, 14 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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  • 2 days, 15 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.
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  • 2 days, 15 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.
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  • 2 days, 15 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.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

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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  • 2 days, 17 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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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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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Local

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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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Local

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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  • 2 days, 20 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.
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  • 2 days, 22 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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  • 2 days, 22 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.
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago