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Melania Trump says "I really don't care" jacket was for the media

Channel 10 news - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 04:22

Melania Trump said the "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?" jacket she wore in June on a plane to a Texas detention center housing immigrant children separated from their parents was a message for the media. The first lady made the comment during an interview with Tom Llamas on "20/20" that aired on Friday night.

Melania Trump said it's "obvious" the jacket's message was not for the children she visited. She visited a detention center along the U.S.-Mexico border during heightened tensions of President Trump's policy of separating migrant families.

"I wore the jacket to go on the plane and off the plane," the first lady said. "After the visit, I put it back on because I see how [the] media got obsessed about it."

She said she wore the jacket "for the people and for the left-wing media who are criticizing me. I want to show them that I don't care. You could criticize whatever you want to say, but it will not stop me to do what I feel is right."

She appeared to backtrack in her next comment, calling the jacket "kind of a message, yes. I would prefer that they would focus on what I do and on my initiatives than what I wear."

Melania Trump's comments Friday echoed what President Trump tweeted about the jacket. After she returned home, President Trump tweeted the jacket's message "refers to the Fake News Media. Melania has learned how dishonest they are, and she truly no longer cares!"

But the comments were not what her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, said at the time, which was that it was "a jacket. There was no hidden message. After today's important visit to Texas, I hope the media isn't going to choose to focus on her wardrobe."

In portions of the interview that were released earlier, Melania Trump called herself the "most bullied person" in the world.

Melania Trump said women who accuse men of sexual misconduct "need to show evidence." She also said her husband's alleged infidelities are "not concern and focus of mine."

The first lady criticized the media's speculation on their marriage. She said "we are fine" when asked if she loves her husband.

Llamas interviewed Melania Trump during her trip to Africa, her first solo trip abroad since President Trump took office in Jan. 2017.

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Car crash leaves 1 dead, another injured in Knox County

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 23:19

The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on Township Road 389 in Morris Township on Friday.

At approximately 8:10 p.m., Scott A. Curnutte, 21, was driving eastbound on Township Road 389 when he lost control on the wet roadway and crashed into a tree off the left side of the road. Curnutte was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the car was transported to Knox Community Hospital with minor injuries.

Alcohol and drugs are not suspected factors in this crash.

The crash remains under investigation by the Mount Gilead Post of the OSHP.

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2018-10-12 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:34
Date: Friday Oct 12, 2018
Time: 7:24 PM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 89°
Approach: 12° above NW
Departure: 11° above SE

2018-10-13 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:34
Date: Saturday Oct 13, 2018
Time: 8:11 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 17°
Approach: 17° above SW
Departure: 11° above S

2018-10-14 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:34
Date: Sunday Oct 14, 2018
Time: 7:20 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 33°
Approach: 33° above SW
Departure: 10° above SSE

2018-10-16 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:34
Date: Tuesday Oct 16, 2018
Time: 7:13 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 13° above SW
Departure: 10° above SSW

2018-10-24 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:34
Date: Wednesday Oct 24, 2018
Time: 7:22 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 10° above S
Departure: 20° above SE

2018-10-25 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:34
Date: Thursday Oct 25, 2018
Time: 6:32 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above SE
Departure: 10° above SE

2018-10-26 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:34
Date: Friday Oct 26, 2018
Time: 7:14 AM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 53°
Approach: 10° above SW
Departure: 36° above E

2018-10-27 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:34
Date: Saturday Oct 27, 2018
Time: 6:23 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 26°
Approach: 11° above S
Departure: 25° above ESE

Buckeyes seeking more from ground game vs Minnesota

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 19:39

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. has been lighting up the scoreboard with touchdown passes. Next up is Minnesota, and the No. 3 Buckeyes will try to get their running game back on track.

Star tailbacks J.K. Dobbins and Mike Weber combined for just 3.2 yards per carry in the last two games. The focus will involve more push from the offensive line when the Buckeyes host the Gophers on Saturday.

Short-yardage situations have triggered some stress on the Ohio State sideline.

Haskins leads the nation with 25 touchdown passes and is on track to break school records this season. He's also a drop-back guy and less likely to grind it out in short-yardage situations for the Buckeyes (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten).

Meyer liked having the "Q run" in his back pocket when dual-threat quarterback J.T. Barrett was there. The coach acknowledged some talk among coaches about having shifty backup quarterback Tate Martell come in the game on short-yardage situations.

"Third-and-1 is tough right now," Meyer said.

Minnesota (3-2, 0-2) has deeper problems, having absorbed season-ending injuries to two of its best players — running back Rodney Smith and safety Antoine Winfield Jr. The Gophers start true freshman walk-on quarterback Zack Annexstad , who has thrown five interceptions in the past two games. Freshmen and sophomores are carrying the load on offense.

But ever-optimistic coach P.J. Fleck likes his team's growth, despite the Gophers dropping the first two conference games.

"I hope everyone can see what we're becoming, because I can," he said.

Other things to watch in Saturday's game:


Haskins has brought big-play excitement to the Buckeyes.

He was named Big Ten offensive player of the week for the fourth time this season after throwing for a career-high 455 yards and six touchdowns against Indiana. One more of those awards and he'll tie Troy Smith for the school record. Smith did it in 2006 on his way to winning the Heisman Trophy.

Ohio State ranks third nationally in passing offense. Over the past three games alone, H-back Parris Campbell has caught 24 passes for 349 yards and four touchdowns.

If Haskins has another big game, look for the Heisman chatter to get even louder.


The Gophers have made true freshman Daniel Faalele the starter at right tackle, a switch made during the last game against Iowa when Anthony Nelson had three sacks while being blocked by sophomore Sam Schlueter. The Australia-born Faalele is listed at 6-foot-9 and 400 pounds.

"I think we just ride with him. Let him play. He's going to have to play. He's one of the strongest people probably in the Big Ten," said Fleck, on whether to preserve a redshirt season for Faalele.


Meyer talked more this week about the severe headache that dropped him to one knee briefly on the sideline during last week's game. He gets them because of a cyst in his head but insists it doesn't affect his ability to coach.

"I've been dealing with that cyst for many years, and we had the surgery (to drain it) several years ago," he said. "And when it does take place, it's just, you know, they give me some medicine and I feel fine now. Just something I've got to monitor."


Though the Gophers are tied for the third-fewest sacks in the Big Ten with only eight, junior defensive end Carter Coughlin is tied with Iowa's Nelson and Ohio State's Dre'Mont Jones for the conference lead with five.

Coughlin, a converted linebacker whose work with new pass rush specialist coach Marcus West has been instrumental in improving his technique, had a strip-sack of Nate Stanley last week deep in Iowa territory that set up a Minnesota touchdown.

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Fans celebrate the news of possible new Columbus Crew ownership

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:28

Inside Holy Moses off West 5th Avenue in Columbus, a yearlong protest came to an end, Friday.

Ethan McKinley's chin hasn't seen sunlight for 360 days. It was Oct. 16, 2017, when it was announced the Crew was leaving Columbus.

Friday, though. Friday was the day for change.

"To shave it because we saved the crew," he said.

It was a hairy hope that the crew would be saved.

"It was, like, a playoff beard for saving the Crew," he said.

A crowd of people gathered around him as he sat in a barber's chair, draped with a long black cape and shaved his beard. Onlookers would chant "Shave the Crew!" while others took their phones out to take videos or pictures.

A few doors down at Endeavor Brewing Company, a large crowd donning its gold and black welcomed the news that Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and the Columbus-based Edwards family are in talks to keep the Crew in Columbus.

"If it is true, they should put a statue of Jimmy Haslam and the Edwards family right next to Lamar Hunt, where it needs to be, as the founding team of the MLS," Jason Earley said.

"Since day one, we've been saying this is the greatest soccer market in America," Morgan Hughes said. "Today hammered home that point."

Hughes knows a deal has yet to be inked, but says Friday's announcement is something to celebrate. Jocelyn Houck thought so, too.

"I went and got [my children] out of school and brought them to a bar," Houck laughed.

Houck raced home and got her Crew gear for her three children. She says it was too monumental to stay at work, or school. It's why they, too, were part of the celebration at Endeavor Brewing Company. She says Friday's news shows Columbus believes in the Crew.

"Maybe it doesn't always seem like it, but they do," she said. "At the heart of it all, it's soccer...it's everywhere."

Hughes says this is only the beginning.

"The Save the Crew era is over," he said. "The Saved the Crew era starts now. Here is where America finds out what Columbus is all about."

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Hurricane Michael Relief: How you can help

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 15:04

10TV is partnering with Dream Center Columbus and The American Red Cross to help people impacted by Hurricane Michael.

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, we are collecting new non-perishable food and cleaning supplies at two locations:

  • 10TV Studios located at 770 Twin Rivers Drive
  • Chick-fil-A Dublin located at 6051 Sawmill Road

Your donations will go to the hardest hit areas to help families who need it most.


Non-perishable food:

  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Hearty Soups
  • Mac N’ Cheese
  • Granola/Energy Bars
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Chicken
  • Tuna
  • Manual Can Openers

Cleaning supplies:

  • Disinfectant Cleaner
  • Window Cleaner
  • All-Purpose Cleaner
  • Scrub Brushes
  • Sponges
  • Magic Eraser Sponges
  • Paper Towels
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Insect Repellant
  • Bleach
  • Dish Soap

*You can drop off any of the above items in a reusable shopping bag.

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"It hurt deep inside": Cancer survivor says he was asked to cover face at South Carolina store

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 13:18

A cancer survivor says he was brought to tears after a store owner told him to cover his face or leave on Monday. Kirby Evans' daughter wrote a Facebook post about her dad's experience at Forks Pit Stop in Walterboro, South Carolina.

Brandy Evans says her dad went into the store to buy something to eat, but before he could grab a seat at a table, the owner "grabbed him by his shirt and pulled him into her office."

"She told him 'IF HE WAS GOING TO EAT IN HERE HE WOULD HAVE TO COVER HIS FACE!!,'" Brandy Evans wrote on Facebook. "He left and went home in tears to tell me what happened."

Evans says her dad is a cancer survivor and lost his left eye and nose during his battle with the disease. "My father was discriminated against because of the way he looks. He cannot help what the cancer did to him," she wrote.

"It hurt deep inside," Kirby Evans told CBS Charleston affiliate WCSC. "I've never been treated like that. Never."

Brandy Evans called her dad the strongest man she knows. "It hurt me to see him hurt like this, especially over something he cannot help. My father is also on a fixed income and can not afford the surgeries it would to take to fix... where his nose was," she wrote.

She calls out the store manager in the post. "Just so you know ... my father can not cover his face with an eye patch. It rubs the eye socket raw and where his nose was," Evans wrote. "It has to stay open."

Brandy Evans said the store owner, Donna Crosby, commented on the Facebook post and said in part, "I in no way tried to hurt your father ... I had no choice! It was running my customers off."

CBS News reached out to Crosby and has yet to hear back. Her husband told WCSC that she was emotionally upset and can't talk about what happened, but that the store is wrongfully accused.

Evans' Facebook post went viral and inspired her to create a GoFundMe page for her dad titled "Cancer does not discriminate." It has raised over $7,000 from 281 people in one day.

"I'm telling you what, I didn't know there's that many people out there that cared," the cancer survivor said. "But there are. They're out there. Everywhere."

Brandy Evans told WCSC that many local residents have rallied around her dad since hearing about the incident.

"It's really made me proud to watch everybody rally around him and let him know that he doesn't have to hide his battle scars," she said.

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Ex-Ohio Highway Patrol trooper gets prison for drug charges

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:30

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A former Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in a drug trafficking ring.

Jason Delcol, of Delaware, Ohio, apologized at sentencing in Columbus on Friday, The Columbus Dispatch reports. His attorney attributed Delcol's actions to substance abuse problems.

Delcol pleaded guilty in May to a drug conspiracy charge, witness tampering and possessing an unregistered firearm and silencer.

Prosecutors said Delcol sold illegal drugs, provided an accomplice with a bulletproof vest and lied to police to protect the accomplice. The drugs included testosterone, anabolic steroids, human growth hormone and oxycodone.

Delcol was one of six people arrested for being part of a central Ohio drug ring. The patrol fired Delcol when he was indicted in February.

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Announcement expected regarding future of Columbus Crew SC

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:01

Rumors have been circulating that a major update concerning the future of Crew SC in Columbus is expected today.

A source issued the following statement to 10TV’s Dom Tiberi:

“Lots of rumors swirling involving the Columbus Crew including Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam as a possible owner. We expect some kind of statement later today concerning the ongoing negotiations to save the Crew.”

Anthony Precourt, owner of Crew SC, has been pushing for months to move the team to Austin, the largest city in the country without a major professional sports franchise.

While the league front office has supported Precourt’s desire to look around for a new city, picking up and relocating from Ohio to Austin hasn’t been easy. It hasn’t been a slam-dunk deal in Austin and the state of Ohio is suing to block the move.

Fan groups in Columbus have rallied to try to save their team, the 2008 MLS champion which was one of league’s founding clubs when it started in 1996.

Precourt has complained that Columbus has a lack of corporate sponsors and said the Crew’s current stadium, which opened in 1999 as the first soccer-specific stadium in the U.S., is showing age and needs to be replaced.

MLS Commissioner Don Garber has said the league is reluctant to see one of the original franchises move, but has also backed Precourt’s desire to look for a new home. Deputy MLS Commissioner Mark Abbott has visited with a partnership in Columbus that is interested in buying the team to keep it there.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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Facebook says hackers accessed 29 million people's accounts

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 11:06

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago.

The exact number hadn't been known before. Originally Facebook said 50 million accounts could have been affected, but Facebook didn't know if they had been misused.

The hackers accessed name, email addresses or phone numbers from those 29 million accounts. For 14 million of those accounts, hackers got even more data, such as hometown, birthdate, the last 10 places they checked into or 15 most recent searches. One million accounts were affected but hackers didn't gain information. The social media service plans to send messages to people whose accounts were hacked.

Facebook said third-party apps and Facebook apps like WhatsApp and Instagram were unaffected by the breach.

Facebook said the FBI is investigating, but asked the company not to discuss who may be behind the attack.

Previously, Facebook said the attackers gained the ability to "seize control" of those user accounts by stealing digital keys the company uses to keep users logged in. They could do so by exploiting three distinct bugs in Facebook's code. The company said it has fixed the bugs and logged out affected users to reset those digital keys.

At the time, CEO Mark Zuckerberg — whose own account was compromised — said attackers would have had the ability to view private messages or post on someone's account, but there's no sign that they did.

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Leaves are still green: The best time to see Fall foliage in central Ohio

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:47

Some of the best things about Ohio's Autumn season are the rustling of the leaves under your feet, the cooler temperatures and the Fall smell in the air.

But some people are wondering, where are the Fall colors?

This year the Fall foliage is expected to peak around the week of October 22 in the northeast portion of the state and in central and southern Ohio will peak the last 10 days of October.

This year is different from 2017, when almost all of the country had reached peak or beyond peak by early October.

Warmer temperatures and rain in September is to the reason for the later peak in colors for 2018.

Naturalists say in order for leaves to change color we need dry weather, cool nights and warm days.

"Usually what we like to see to get great fall color is cool crisp nights, nice fall days and a little bit of dryness and this year it hasn't been that way. We've had a lot of rain, it's been warm and humid. We'll still get fall color it just may not be as strong as we get some years," Metro Parks Naturalist Scott Felker Explains.

Some of the best places to see the changing leaf colors in Central Ohio are at High Banks Metro Park, Blendon Woods, Chestnut Ridge, Slate Run and Clear Creek Metro Park.

Click here to see the Fall Foliage Prediction Map

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Delaware County Sheriff's K9 dies 6 months after retirement

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:42

A former K9 deputy has died six months after retiring from the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office announced Lacey's death Friday morning.

The accomplished K9 retired in April at 9 years old due to hip problems and a heart murmur.

According to the sheriff's office, Lacey has several career accomplishments with her partner Deputy Scott Gaines, including being called upon by the FBI to help with cases throughout the country. In one case she helped locate a serial killer and in another, she found a missing child.

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Toyota recalls trucks, SUVs and cars to fix air bag problem

Channel 10 news - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:28

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling nearly 188,000 pickup trucks, SUVs and cars worldwide because the air bags may not inflate in a crash.

The recall covers 2018 and 2019 Tundra pickups and Sequoia SUVs as well as 2019 Avalon sedans.

Toyota says the air bag control computer can erroneously detect a fault when the vehicles are started. With a fault, the air bags may not deploy in a crash. The company wouldn't say if the problem has caused any injuries.

Toyota will notify owners and dealers will update the air bag control software. The recall is expected to begin Oct. 22.

Toyota says the recall covers about 185,000 vehicles in North America and 2,600 in other markets.

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