Local 10 News family mourns loss of Todd Tongen

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WPLG—Local 10 News journalists are trained to cover heart-breaking tragedies. They perform their duties under stress even when they are in pain themselves. The local newsroom often grieves with the community, and it wasn't any different on Monday when the newsroom lost one of their own.   At 56, Todd Tongen, a beloved Local 10 News veteran, died at home in Broward County's town of Southwest Ranches. For Jeff Weinsier, an investigative reporter who has been with Local 10 News for 25 years, Tongen was...

Todd Tongen, beloved member of Local 10 family since 1989, dead at 56. Longtime Local 10 News anchor and reporter Todd Tongen, a beloved member of the WPLG family for more than three decades, has died. He was 56. Tongen's wife was out of town and unable to reach him, so she asked a friend to check on him. Police were called and found him. A cause of death is not immediately known. Tongen first brought his unique style and warm personality to Local 10 in December 1989. For more than three decades, viewers have witnessed his indelible charm and wit, whether it was...