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HEADLINES---------------- FUGITIVE FRIDAY-3SHOT
HL1) SAME SEX MARRIAGE-TRX VOTOPS WIPE TEASE THREE---
HL2) CAR INTO HOUSE-TRX VOTOPS WIPE TZ3 A) AIR ASIA LATEST-VOTOPS BNR WIPE
HL3) JEB BUSH-TRX VOTOPS WIPE TZ3 B) TURN SIGNAL IN ARM-VOTOPS BNR WIPE
BREAKING CLIP-CLIP TZ3 C) TOOTH PULLED-SOTVO
MAYBE: MAN DIES IN LEHIGH CRASH-2 SHOT, BOXES OPEN 12:30-CLIP
MAYBE: MAN DIES IN LEHIGH CRASH-LIVE TS1) LEHIGH VAN INTO HOME-VOTOPS WIPE
MAYBE: MAN DIES IN LEHIGH CRASH-SS, VO TS2) GAY MARRIAGE-VOTOPS WIPE
MAYBE: MAN DIES IN LEHIGH CRASH-LIVE TS3) EXPLOSION FIRE-VOTOPS
FL SAME SEX MARRIAGE-2SHOT DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP
FL SAME SEX MARRIAGE-OTS AIR ASIA LATEST-AUX SET
FL SAME SEX MARRIAGE-PKG AIR ASIA LATEST-PKG
FL SAME SEX MARRIAGE-TAG DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP
DEVELOPING CLIP-MO GREECE FERRY FIRE-ONCAM, VO
EXPLOSION & FIRE-OTS, VO POLICE PROTEST-ONCAM, VO
PG CRIME SCENE-ONCAM, SS, VO TSARNAEV JURY SELECTION-WIPE, VO
PG CRIME SCENE-SOTVO CRIMESTOPPERS YEAR END-BAM, CG
VAN INTO HOME-ONCAM, SS, VO NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP
FIRE MERGER-ONCAM, VO PREGNANT WOMAN DIVERTS FLIGHT-ONCAM, VO
VILLAGE OF ESTERO-ONCAM, VO PREGNANT WOMAN DIVERTS FLIGHT-SOTVO
VILLAGE OF ESTERO-SOTVO TURN SIGNAL REMOVED FROM ARM-ONCAM, VO
DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP TURN SIGNAL REMOVED FROM ARM-SOTVO
MARIO CUOMO OBIT-BAM NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP
MARIO CUOMO OBIT-PKG DOLPHINS OR SHARKS?-ONCAM, VO
NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP HUMANE SOCIETY RECORD-ONCAM, VO
JEB BUSH 2016-AUX, VO RINGLING BROTHERS CIRCUS-ONCAM, VO
RUBIO GOP 2016-AUX RINGLING BROTHERS CIRCUS-SOTVO
HONORING FIRST RESPONDERS-OTS FORT MYERS ART WALK-ONCAM, CG
CONSUMER ALERT 15TH BI ANNUAL ESTERO FINE ART-WIPE, CGTOPS
2015 TRADING BEGINS-VOTOPS, LIVE NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP
GM RECALLS-ONCAM, VO TOOTH PULLED BY GOLF CLUB-SOTVO
POSSIBLE CHIK FIL A DATA BREACH-ONCAM, VO TOOTH PULLED BY GOLF CLUB-SOTVO
TEASE ONE--- TEASE FOUR---
TZ1 A) FLORIDA STATE-VOTOPS BNR WIPE TZ4 A) RESOLUTION SUCCESS-VOTOPS BNR WIPE
TZ1 B) ALABAMA AND OHIO-VOTOPS BNR WIPE WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR
WEATHER-WX CTR NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP
NEW RIGHT NOW-MO RESOLUTION SUCCESS-ONCAM
FLORIDA STATE ROSE BOWL-AUX, VO RESOLUTION SUCCESS-PKG
FLORIDA STATE ROSE BOWL-SOTVO-WIPE FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
ALABAMA OHIO FINAL-ONCAM, VO FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXCTR WXWALL
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WX TOSS BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-SQZ BX
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXCTR WXWALL BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PKG
DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP GAME OF THRONES ILLEGAL-OTS
FREEZING RAIN & SNOW-ONCAM, VO BONO FAN MESSAGE-ONCAM, VO
DESERT SNOW-SQZ BOX TAYLOR SWIFT BEATS FROZEN-WIPE, VOTOPS
STUCK ON SKI LIFT-VOTOPS CONSUMER ALERT-MO
STUCK ON SKI LIFT-SOTVO YAHOO CABLE-ONCAM, VO
TRUCK ON POLE-WIPE, VOTOPS XBOX ONE DISCOUNT ENDS-ONCAM, VO
NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP IHOP ALL YOU CAN EAT-WIPE, VOTOPS
HOLIDAY LIGHTS-ONCAM, VIDBOX STARBUCKS FLAT WHITE-OTS
NIGHT LIGHTS IN NAPLES-VO IN KEY COMING UP @ 4-CLIP
19TH DOWNTOWN NAPLES NEW YEARS ART FAIR-WIPE, CGTO A) TURN SIGNAL ARM-SOT VO
DANCING WITH THE STARS-WIPE, NATSVO B) WONDER GIRL PARTY-SOT VO
TEASE TWO--- TOP STORIES MO-MO
TZ2 A) FUGITIVE FRIDAY-SSTOPS TS1) LEHIGH VAN INTO HOME-VOTOPS WIPE
TZ2B) DOLPHINS OR SHARKS-VOTOPS TS2) SAME SEX MARRIAGE-VOTOPS WIPE
CRIME ALERT OPEN-MO TS3) EXPLOSION FIRE-VOTOPS WIPE
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-3SHOT MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-ONCAM CLOSE-3SHOT
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-SSTOPS(4) END TIME------------


HEADLINES----------------


MORE CLEARITY ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN OUR STATE.

A LANDMARK RULING WILL NOW ALLOW GAY COUPLES TO MARRY STARTING NEXT WEEK ,.

WHAT COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PLAN TO ISSUE MARRIAGE LICENSES.

AND NEW DETIALS ON A CARJACKING IN LEHIGH ACRES.

WHAT HAPPENED JUST MINUTES AFTER THE VAN WAS TAKEN---

MORE MOVES FROM JEB BUSH SIGNALING A POTENTIAL PRESIDENTIAL RUN --

WHAT HE'S DOING THAT HAS PEOPLE THINKING HE'LL RUN FOR THE WHITEHOUSE IN 2016. Return to index of stories...


HL1) SAME SEX MARRIAGE-TRX VOTOPS WIPE


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HL2) CAR INTO HOUSE-TRX VOTOPS WIPE


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HL3) JEB BUSH-TRX VOTOPS WIPE


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BREAKING CLIP-CLIP


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MAYBE: MAN DIES IN LEHIGH CRASH-2 SHOT, BOXES


N-B-C-2 IS TRACKING BREAKING NEWS OUT OF LEHIGH ACRES --

WHERE A STOLEN VAN SMASHED THROUGH A HOME LATE LAST NIGHT.

WE ARE NOW LEARNING THAT DRIVER -- HAS DIED.

HES BEEN IDENTIFIED AS 46 year old ROBERT GIBBONS.

NBC2's ANDREA HUBBELL IS LIVE FROM THE SCENE OF THE CRASH - WHERE SHES FOUND OUT TGE DRIVER LIVED JUST A FEW DOORS DOWN FROM THE SCENE. Return to index of stories...


MAYBE: MAN DIES IN LEHIGH CRASH-LIVE


THIS IS A REALLY BIG MESS -- YOU CAN SEE HERE A HUGE HOLE IN THIS GARAGE WHERE THE DRIVER WAS STOPPED IN HIS TRACKS BY TWO OTHER VEHICLES SITTING IN THIS GARAGE. Return to index of stories...


MAYBE: MAN DIES IN LEHIGH CRASH-SS, VO


AND JUST A FEW HOUSES DOWN IS WHERE THE DRIVER, ROBERT GIBBONS LIVED.

IT ALL BEGAN LAST NIGHT AROUND 8:30 -- REPORTS SHOW GIBBONS WAS ACTING BELLIGERENT -- NOT WILLING TO LEAVE A NEARBY DOLLAR GENERAL STORE. THEN A CALL CAME IN THAT THE MAN STOLE A VAN AND TOOK OFF.

TWO PEOPLE WHO SAW IT -- DECIDED TO CHASE THE DRIVER AND FOLLOWED HIM INTIL HE CRASHED INTO THIS HOME. Return to index of stories...


MAYBE: MAN DIES IN LEHIGH CRASH-LIVE


AGAIN THE DRIVER DID DIE BECAUSE OF THIS CRASH.

WE TALKED TO THE PEOPLE LIVING HERE -- AND THEY ARE OK TODAY.

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FL SAME SEX MARRIAGE-2SHOT


WELL SUPPORTERS OF GAY MARRIAGE ARE THRILLED TODAY.

ALL SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COUNTIES WILL GRANT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES NEXT WEEK.

LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT LAST NIGHT.

THE NEWS COMES ON THE SAME DAY AS A FEDERAL JUDGE CLARIFIED HIS RULING---

SAYING CLERKS ACROSS FLORIDA HAVE PERMISSION TO ISSUE THE LICENSES.

MEANWHILE, ATTORNEY GENERAL PAM BONDI SAYS HER OFFICE WILL NOT STAND IN THE WAY OF CLERKS. Return to index of stories...


FL SAME SEX MARRIAGE-OTS


JANUARY 5TH IS THE DEADLINE FOR ANY LEGAL ACTION.

FLORIDA IS POSITIONED TO BECOME THE 36TH STATE TO RECOGNIZE GAY MARRIAGE.

PETER BERNARD REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


FL SAME SEX MARRIAGE-PKG


"Seminoles touch down. Yeah!"

WATCHING THE FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES PLAY IN THE ROSE BOWL IS ENOUGH TO CELEBRATE. BUT WHAT BRENDA CUEVAS AND SHIRLEY WINSLOW ARE REALLY PUMPED UP ABOUT, IS THE JUDGES RULING THAT SAYS THIS 25-YEAR COUPLE CAN GET MARRIED NEXT TUESDAY.

"Oh my god!. They passed it ! And I was very excited. Super excited."

"It's unbelievable. It's so exciting. I can't fast-forward the hours quick enough so that tuesday gets here."

THE COUPLE ACTUALLY ANTICIPATED THE RULING WOULD GO THEIR WAY, WHEN NEWS CAME DOWN LAST MONTH, THE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BAN WAS UNCONSTITUTIONAL. SHIRLEY EVEN HUNG THIS BANNER.

"The eternal optimist right here, had to put it up, couldn't help myself."

THEY HAVE RINGS THEY'VE WORN 25 YEARS, AND HAVE NEW GOLD AND DIAMOND WEDDING BANDS READY TO GO FOR THE MOMENT THEY SAY "I DO."

"To legitimize our relationship, and to have the actual benefits that all married couple have today, it's important."

IT'S BEEN A LONG FIGHT, WITH FLORIDA ATTORNEY GENERAL PAM BONDI RESISTING EFFORTS, AND CONFUSION OVER WHETHER A RECENT RULING APPLIED TO ALL 67 COUNTIES. LOOK FOR A LOW-KEY AFFAIR ON TUESDAY.THEN.

"We're gonna plan a blowout ! I mean, come on. It's gonna be once in a lifetime, you'll never have this day every again."

NO LONGER WILL GAY COUPLES HAVE TO TRAVEL TO OTHER STATES TO GET MARRIED. IT WILL HAPPEN RIGHT HERE AND THIS COUPLE COULDN'T BE HAPPIER.

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FL SAME SEX MARRIAGE-TAG


THE FEDERAL JUDGE WHO CLARIFIED HIS DECISION SAYS COUNTY COURT CLERKS HAVE A *LEGAL DUTY TO ISSUE MARRIAGE LICENSES TO SAME-SEX COUPLES.

HE HAS STOPPED SHORT THOUGH OF ORDERING THEM TO DO SO. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-MO


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EXPLOSION & FIRE-OTS, VO


DEVELOPING AT NOON.

RIGHT NOW NBC-2 IS WORKING TO LEARN NEW INFORMATION ON A TRANSFORMER EXPLOSION IN FRT MLYERS.

IT HAPPENED OVERNIGHT ON PINE RIDGE ROAD.

THE INCIDENT SENT A POWER SURGE TO THE SUMMERLIN SELF STORAGE NEXT DOOR.

CAUSING SOME SPARKING. LEAVING SOME MINOR DAMAGE TO THE BUILDING.

F-P-L HAD TO CUT THE POWER SO NEARBY NEIGHBORHOODS AND BUSINESSES WERE WITHOUT POWER FOR ABOUT A HALF AN HOUR.

POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED AND THE SCENE IS NOW CLEAR. Return to index of stories...


PG CRIME SCENE-ONCAM, SS, VO


N-B-C-2 IS STAYING ON TOP OF A STRANGE INVESTIGATION OUT OF PUNTA GORDA.

IT'S UNFOLDING ALONG BOCA GRANDE BOULEVARD.

THE SAME ADDRESS WHERE A BABY'S BODY WAS FOUND IN A FREEZER NEARLY THREE YEARS AGO.

THURSDAY, WE SAW MULTIPLE CRIME SCENE DETECTIVES SCANNING THIS YARD FOR NEW CLUES.

EVEN GOING AS FAR AS DIGGING UP THIS FRONT YARD.

NUMEROUS BAGS WERE TAGGED INTO EVIDENCE BUT POLICE WOULD ONLY CLUE US IN TO ONE THING -- THAT THEY WERE SERVING A SEARCH WARRANT.

AS YOU CAN IMAGINE. NEIGHBORS WANTS ANSWERS. Return to index of stories...


PG CRIME SCENE-SOTVO


Rebecca Anderson/witness

59:18-27

To look out two doors down your back yard and see crime scene tape then drive around the block to see cops everywhere it's just weird

THE CRIME SCENE TAPE CAME DOWN THURSDAY EVENING AND INVESTIGATORS MOVED TO ANOTHER SCENE CONNECTED TO THIS INVESTIGATION, BUT THEY WOULDN'T TELL US WHERE.

THEY ALSO WOULDN'T TELL US IF THIS INVESTIGATION WAS CONNECTED TO THE BODY FOUND IN 2012.

THEY DID SAY THE WOMAN AND HER KIDS WHO LIVE THERE ARE ALL SAFE THIS MORNING, AND THEY EXPECT TO HAVE SOMEONE IN CUSTODY SOON. Return to index of stories...


VAN INTO HOME-ONCAM, SS, VO


A MINI VAN CRASHED INTO A HOME IN LEHIGH ACRES --

TAKING DOWN SEVERAL MAILBOXES AND TEARING THROUGH YARDS IN THE PROCESS.

IT HAPPENED ON HARRY AVENUE SOUTH AROUND NINE O'CLOCK.

AND NBC-2 SPOKE WITH A MAN WHO SAYS. THAT'S HIS VAN--AND IT WAS STOLEN.

THE VAN CRASHED THROUGH A GARAGE.WHERE TWO CARS WERE PARKED INSIDE.

THAT'S AFTER THE DRIVER CAREENED DOWN THE STREET --

DRIVING THROUGH YARDS AND KNOCKING DOWN MAILBOXES AND TRASH CANS.

NOW THE MAN WE SPOKE WITH SAYS HE WAS AT A DOLLAR GENERAL STORE DOWN THE ROAD --

WHEN ANOTHER MAN DROVE OFF IN HIS VAN.

AS SOON AS WE LEARN MORE WE'LL PASS IT ALONG. Return to index of stories...


FIRE MERGER-ONCAM, VO


A NEW YEAR. BRINGS CHANGES FOR FIREFIGHTERS.

THE NORTH NAPLES AND BIG CORKSCREW ISLAND FIRE DISTRICTS ARE NOW ONE.

THE NEW DISTRICT IS CALLED THE NORTH COLLIER FIRE CONTROL AND RESCUE DISTRICT.

THE MERGER MEANS THEY WILL BUILD AT LEAST TWO MORE FIRE STATIONS.

WHICH SUPPORTERS OF THE MERGER SAY WILL INCREASE RESPONSE TIMES.

THEY ALSO INSIST IT'LL SAVE TAX PAYER MONEY.

A FEW ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS WOULD BE LOST. Return to index of stories...


VILLAGE OF ESTERO-ONCAM, VO


AND, IT'S A MAJOR MILESTONE FOR ONE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY.

WITH THE NEW YEAR, ESTERO OFFICIALLY BECAME THE VILLAGE OF ESTERO. AFTER ANNEXING ITSELF FROM LEE COUNTY.

AN OVERWHELMING 87 PERCENT OF ESTERO RESIDENTS VOTED FOR IT.

ONE OF THE PRIMARY CATALYSTS FOR ANNEXATION IS TO PROTECT THE TUSCAN ARCHITECTURE OF ESTERO.

THOSE IN CHARGE ARE TASKED WITH CREATING A CITY GOVERNMENT FROM NOTHING.

RIGHT NOW THERE ARE NO ELECTED OFFICIALS, NO CITY HALL AND NO LAWS ON THE BOOKS.

BUT IN THE COMING MONTHS THAT WILL BEGIN TO CHANGE. Return to index of stories...


VILLAGE OF ESTERO-SOTVO


NICK BATOS CHAIRMAN ESTERO COUNCIL OF COMMUNITY LEADERS

2:06 we are the beginning of a long journey. its not going to happen over night, but we are in control of our own destiny and everyone who lives in estero should be involved.

SEVEN CITY COUNCIL POSITIONS ARE UP FOR GRABS.

ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD ON MARCH THIRD.

THE FIRST COUCIL MEETING WILL BE MARCH 17TH. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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MARIO CUOMO OBIT-BAM


FORMER NEW YORK GOVERNOR MARIO CUOMO IS BEING REMEMBERED TODAY AS A POLITICAN THAT FOUGHT FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE.

CUOMO WAS VAULTED INTO NATIONAL POLITICAL SCENE AFTER HIS SPEECH AT THE 1984 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION.

THE 82 YEAR OLD DEMOCRAT DIED FROM HEART FAILURE ON THE SAME DAY HIS SON, ANDREW WAS SWORN IN FOR A SECOND TERM AS NEW YORK GOVERNOR.

HARRY SMITH REPORTS ON THE ELDER CUOMO'S CAREER. Return to index of stories...


MARIO CUOMO OBIT-PKG


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NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP


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JEB BUSH 2016-AUX, VO


2015 PROMISES TO BE A HUGE YEAR IN POLITICS.

CANDIDATES ARE ALREADY SETTING THE STAGE IN A BATTLE FOR THE WHITE HOUSE.

FORMER FLORIDA GOVERNOR JEB BUSH HAS RESIGNED FROM HIS SEAT ON AS LEAST A HALF DOZEN CORPORATE BOARDS.

HE'S ALSO RELEASING THOUSANDS OF E-MAILS FROM HIS TIME AS GOVERNOR.

HE MAY BE THE FIRST REPUBLICAN TO THE STARTING GATE.

HILLARY CLINTON IS GETTING CLOSE TO MAKING A MOVE TOO --

BUT IT'S STILL A LONG TIME UNTIL WE KNOW IF THERE WILL BE ANOTHER BUSH - CLINTON MATCH-UP. Return to index of stories...


RUBIO GOP 2016-AUX


WE COULD KNOW SOON. WHETHER SENATOR MARCO RUBIO WILL RUN FOR PRESIDENT IN 20-16

THE FLORIDA CONSERVATIVE TELLS N-P-R -- HE'S MOVING CLOSER ON A DECISION.

THE 43-YEAR-OLD REPUBLICAN SAYS HE'LL REVEAL HIS INTENIONS SHORTLY. Return to index of stories...


HONORING FIRST RESPONDERS-OTS


STARTING NEXT WEEK.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT IS ASKING FLORIDIANS TO THANK AND HONOR OFFICERS AND FIREFIGTHERS.

MONDAY BEGINS "FLORIDA FIRST RESPONDER APPRECIATION WEEK."

THIS ACTION COMES FOLLOWING THE DEATHS OF A TARPON SPRINGS POLICE OFFICER AND A LEON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY. Return to index of stories...


CONSUMER ALERT


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2015 TRADING BEGINS-VOTOPS, LIVE


WALL STREET IS BACK IN BUSINESS TODAY.

THE MARKETS WERE HITTING ALL TIME HIGHS IN THE FINAL MONTHS OF LAST YEAR.

BUT CAN THEY HOLD THAT LEAD IN 2015?

THE MARKET DIPPED IN THE LAST FEW DAYS OF TRADING.

HERE'S A LIVE LOOK FROM THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.

THE DOW JONES IS CURRENTLY TRADING ______ POINTS. Return to index of stories...


GM RECALLS-ONCAM, VO


MORE RECALLS ON THE HORIZON FOR GENERAL MOTORS.

THE REASON -- FAULTY IGNITIONS.

GM SAYS THE IGNITIONS CAN MOVE OUT OF THE START POSITION--

WHICH CAN THE VEHICLE TO STALL AND PREVENT THE AIRBAGS FROM DEPLOYING.

THE LATEST RECALL INCLUDES 83 THOUSAND SUV'S AND TRUCKS.

GM RECALLED MILLIONS OF CARS LAST YEAR FOR IGNITION RELATED ISSUES. Return to index of stories...


POSSIBLE CHIK FIL A DATA BREACH-ONCAM, VO


EAT MORE CHICKEN -- BUT PAY IN CASH!

THAT MAY BE CHICK-FIL-A'S NEWEST SLOGAN AFTER THE COMPANY'S DATA WAS REPORTEDLY HACKED.

CHICK-FIL- A IS WORKING WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT TO LOOK INTO A POTENTIAL SECURITY BREACH.

THEY HAVE NOT YET ANNOUNCED WHICH OF THEIR RESTAURANTS HAVE BEEN AFFECTED.

BUT IF YOU ARE A FREQUENT CHICK-FIL-A GUEST YOU MAY WANT TO CHECK YOUR BANK AND CREDIT CARDS STATEMENST TO BE SAFE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE---


NEXT AT NOON.

SOME UNEXPECTED WINS ON NEW YEARS DAY IN THE WORLD OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL.

OREGON SCORED 34 POINTS OFF FIVE TURN OVERS BY FLORIDA STATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

INCLUDING TWO BY THE SEMINOLES' OWN HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER.

AND THE CROWD GOES WILD FOR OHIO STATE.

AS THEY BEAT ALABAMA IN THE SUGAR BOWL. REACHING A SPOT IN THE PLAYOFFS.

THOSE HIGHLIGHTS NEXT. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) FLORIDA STATE-VOTOPS BNR WIPE


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TZ1 B) ALABAMA AND OHIO-VOTOPS BNR WIPE


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WEATHER-WX CTR


WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


NEW RIGHT NOW-MO


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FLORIDA STATE ROSE BOWL-AUX, VO


THE FLORIDA STATE FOOTBALL TEAM *WILL NOT* REPEAT AS NATIONAL CHAMPIONS.

THE SEMINOLES TO OREGON IN THE FIRST FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SEMIFINAL.

THE FIRST HALF WAS CLOSE BUT THE DUCKS TURNED IT ON IN THE THIRD QUARTER.

UP FIVE, WHEN MARCUS MARIOTA HITS DARREN CARRINGTON FOR THE 56 YARD SCORE.

FSU TURNED THE BALL OVER FIVE TIMES. AND OREGON SCORED ON FOUR STRAIGHT TURNOVERS IN THE SECOND HALF.

JAMEIS WINSTON SLIPS AND LOSES THE BALL.

TONY WASHINGTON SAYS THANKS, GOES 58 YARDS FOR THE SCORE.

DUCKS WIN 59-20.

PLUS, OREGON ROUTS F-S-U!

OREGON SCORED 34 POINTS OFF FIVE FLORIDA STATE TURNOVERS IN THE SECOND HALF, INCLUDING TWO BY THE SEMINOLES' OWN HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER.

AND THE PLAYERS AND CROWD GO WILD FOR OHIO STATE --- AFTER THE BUCKEYES BEAT ALABAMA IN THE SUGAR BOWL TO REACH THE PLAYOFF FINAL. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA STATE ROSE BOWL-SOTVO-WIPE


no one likes to lose.outcue: just get better everyday

THIS IS FLORIDA STATE'S FIRST LOSS IN 30 GAMES.

AND WINSTON'S FIRST AS A STARTER. Return to index of stories...


ALABAMA OHIO FINAL-ONCAM, VO


OREGON WILL PLAY OHIO STATE IN THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP.

THE FOURTH-RANKED BUCKEYES *SHOCKED* TOP-RANKED ALABAMA LAST NIGHT.

OHIO STATE'S EZEKIEL ELLIOT *WENT OFF*.

HIS TEAM UP SIX IN THE FOURTH. AND THEN THIS.

85 YARDS FOR THE SCORE. THE LONGEST RUN GIVEN UP BY ALABAMA ALL YEAR.

HE HAD 230 YARDS AND TWO SCORES. OHIO STATE WINS IT, 42-35. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WX TOSS


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXCTR WXWALL


ANCHOR AD LIB WX INTRO

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

AM FOG, MORE SUN BY AFTERNOON

A.M. Update - This morning we will see some areas of fog across Southwest Florida, so you may need a few extra minutes for travel early this morning. By late morning fog will dissipate and expect to see a mix of sun and clouds through the day. An isolated afternoon shower can't be ruled out, but most of the day will be dry. Humidity will be noticeable today and it will be warm with highs in the lower 80's.

The weekend remains warm and humid with partly cloudy skies and highs in the low to mid 80's. Slightly cooler and less humid air looks to move in by the end of next week. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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FREEZING RAIN & SNOW-ONCAM, VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

SNOW, ICE, AND RAIN WILL IMPACT THE SOUTH UP TO THE GREAT LAKES STARTING TODAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND.

UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW IS ALSO POSSIBLE IN THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ROCKIES.

A DEVELOPING STORM BRINGING RAIN, SNOW, AND ICE TO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS ON FRIDAY WILL MOVE FROM THE SOUTH UP TO THE GREAT LAKES THIS WEEKEND BRINGING A MIX OF RAIN, SNOW, ICE, AND THUNDERSTORMS. Return to index of stories...


DESERT SNOW-SQZ BOX


A RARE SIGHT IN THE ARIZONA DESERT. SNOW.

THE TOWN OF ORACLE, JUST NORTH OF TUCSON, GOT NEARLY FIVE-INCHES OF SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND IT'S EXPECTED TO STAY PUT FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

IT'S ALL DUE TO A MAJOR WINTER STORM SWEEPING ACROSS THE STATE.

THE CHANCE TO BUILD A SNOWMAN IN THE DESERT COULD BE OVER BY NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


STUCK ON SKI LIFT-VOTOPS


OUT IN CALIFORNIA --- DOZENS OF SKIERS SPENT NEW YEAR'S EVE TRAPPED IN MID-AIR FOR HOURS. AFTER STRONG WINDS KNOCKED A RESORT'S CHAIR LIFT OUT OF SERVICE.

ABOUT 60 PEOPLE WERE STUCK. SOME UP TO THREE HOURS. Return to index of stories...


STUCK ON SKI LIFT-SOTVO


"They had to stop it so the people could come down on the rope."

LUCKILY EVERYONE MADE IT OUT OKAY. Return to index of stories...


TRUCK ON POLE-WIPE, VOTOPS


DRAMATIC VIDEO FROM OVERNIGHT.

THE DRIVER OF THIS TRUCK ENDED UP STUCK ON THE WIRES OF A POWER POLE YESTERDAY IN OKLAHOMA CITY.

NO WORD ON WHAT CAUSED THE ACCIDENT, BUT ROADS IN THE AREA WERE ICY. Return to index of stories...


NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP


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HOLIDAY LIGHTS-ONCAM, VIDBOX


NOW LOOKING AT SOME THINGS TO DO THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO CATCH THE HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT THE FORD AND EDISON ESTATES.

SELF-GUIDED TOURS ARE AVAILABLE AT 20 DOLLARS FOR ADULTS AND TWO DOLLARS FOR CHILDREN.

GUIDED TOURS ARE 25 DOLLARS FOR ADULTS AND 8 DOLLARS FOR CHILDREN. Return to index of stories...


NIGHT LIGHTS IN NAPLES-VO IN KEY


IT'S THE LAST WEEKEND TO CATCH THE NIGHT LIGHTS AT THE BOTANICAL GARDENS IN NAPLES

THERE ARE SEVERAL GARDEN THEMES -- INCLUDING THE CARIBBEAN, ASIAN AND FLORIDIAN.

YOU CAN ALSO ENJOY LIVE PERFORMANCES AND NEW THIS YEAR -- A LASER LIGHT SHOW.

SUNDAY IS THE LAST DAY. Return to index of stories...


19TH DOWNTOWN NAPLES NEW YEARS ART FAIR-WIPE, CGTO


TOMORROW NAPLES WILL HOST IT'S DOWNTOWN NEW YEAR'S ART FAIR.

IT'S HAPPENING FROM 10 UNTIL 5 ON FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH.

NEARLY DOZENS OF NATIONAL AND LOCAL ARTISTS WILL DSIPLAY ONE OF AKIND ARTWORKS.

FROM JEWELERY, PHOTOGRAPHY AND DIGITAL ART.

THE EVENT DRAWS 15-THOUSAND ART LOVERS EACH YEAR.

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DANCING WITH THE STARS-WIPE, NATSVO


DANCING WITH THE STARS IS GOING ON TOUR!

AND REIGNING CHAMP ALFONSO RIBEIRO IS JOINING THEM!

HE'LL JOIN HIS DANCE PARTNER, WITNEY CARSON --

AND SEVERAL OTHER FAMILIAR FACES FROM TV'S "DANCING" WORLD.

TWO TIME DANCING CHAMP KYM JOHSNON WILL ALSO RETURN FOR THE TOUR.

THERE ARE A FEW STOPS IN FLORIDA.

TONIGHT IN ORLANDO AND TOMORROW IN CLEARWATER.

FOR TICKET PRICES JUST HEAD TO OUR WESBSITE.

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO---


ON THE RUN AT NOON.

CONVICTED FELONS AND REPEATED OFFENDERS.

NEXT ON FUGITIVE FRIDAY --

THE CRIMINALS CRIMESTOPPERS NEEDS YOUR HELP GETTING OFF THE STREETS AND BEHIND BARS.

PLUS.NEW VIDEO FRAM A FAMILY VACATIONING IN SANIBEL.

WHAT THEY THOUGHT WERE DOLPHINS MAY HAVE ACTUALLY BEEN SOMETHING EVEN MORE DANGEROUS. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) FUGITIVE FRIDAY-SSTOPS


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TZ2B) DOLPHINS OR SHARKS-VOTOPS


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CRIME ALERT OPEN-MO


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FUGITIVE FRIDAY-3SHOT


WELCOME BACK --

IT'S TIME FOR FUGITIVE FRIDAY HERE ON NBC-2.

TRISH ROUTTE JOINS US FOR THE LATEST LIST OF CRIMINALS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CRIME STOPPERS IS WORKING TO GET OUT OF NEIGHBORHOODS. Return to index of stories...


FUGITIVE FRIDAY-ONCAM


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FUGITIVE FRIDAY-SSTOPS(4)


We're starting off our list with a guy who's been knee deep in some pretty shady

dealings, and now - as a result - he's a fugitive on the run. Darrell Ackman

has two warrants for his arrest, stemming from his former employment, which

involved driving "massage therapists" around town from client to client, then

getting a percentage of their cash earnings. That job proved rather profitable for

Ackman, who even purchased a new Camaro with his proceeds - until officers

busted the operation back. Ackman was arrested and charged with living off the

earnings of prostitution - and that new Camaro was seized for being utilized in

the course of a felony crime. Ackman is now wanted for failure to appear back

in court to face those charges, as well as fraud for failure to redeliver leased

property. Ackman is 5'7", 180 pounds and has ties to both Fort Myers and

Naples.

Next up is a 29 year old repeat offender, who's been breaking into homes and

stealing people's property since he was just 13 years old. Lucius Bruner

currently has four active warrants for his arrest, for violating terms of his

probation on two counts of grand theft auto. This criminal registrant has been

immersed in crime for most of his life, since he was arrested as a teenager for

armed burglary and grand theft. Just two months later, he was jailed again

for burglary and grand theft, and then six days after that, yet another illegal

encounter for attempted burglary. He was incarcerated at 15 for strong armed

robbery, and later as an adult for a wide array of charges including drugs,

dealing in stolen property and larceny theft. He also spent two years in prison for

stealing cars and providing false information to metal recyclers. Bruner is 5'10",

145 pounds and has tattoos of a tiger on his left arm, the name Emma on his

chest and praying hands and a grave on his right arm. Upon his arrest, he will be

held without bond.

And in Collier County, detectives are on the hunt for a man accused of the

heinous crime of molesting two young girls. Jose Soto-Hernandez has gone

into hiding since the two charges of lewd and lascivious molestation were levied

against him. According to detectives, Hernandez was an authority figure to the

young girls, however imploded that trust when he allegedly molested them. This

300 pound, 27 year old fugitive has a history of drug use, burglary and grand

theft, but these latest charges definitely trump any crimes he's committed in the

past. Hernandez, who also uses the alias of Angel Soto and the street name of

"Toro," was last known to be living in Immokalee, and could be moving around

amongst various homeless shelters in the area.

And rounding out our list this first week of 2015 is a former nurse, turned stripper,

who is now wanted for charges relating to a home burglary and grand theft in

Naples. Jennifer Lynn Johnson has violated terms of her state community

control just over half way into her sentence. Last year, a judge put Johnson

on two years of supervision after her conviction for the burglary and grand theft

arrest. But clearly this felon hasn't been able to abide by the law, and now she's

a fugitive from justice. 38 year old Johnson has been arrested four times before

in Collier County, for additional charges of failing to register as a convicted felon

and drivers license infractions. In addition to her work as a nurse and exotic

dancer, Johnson has also been known to work under the table as a waitress.

She is 5'9", 112 pounds and was last known to be living in East Naples. Return to index of stories...


FUGITIVE FRIDAY-3SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE

COMING UP NEXT ON NBC-2 NEWS AT NOON. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE---


NEXT AT NOON.

THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING AIR ASIA FLIGHT FACES A GROWING LIST OFF CHALLENGES.

FROM BAD WEATHER TO A MASSIVE SEARCH ZONE.

THE LASTEST ON RECOVERY EFFORTS.

PLUS AN UNBELIEVALBE STORY OUT OF ILLINOIS.

A MAN HAS SURGERY TO HAVE SOMETHING REMOVED.

THAT WAS THERE FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS.

FIND OUT WHAT IT WAS NEXT.PLUS.

one, two three! ow!

HOW TO PULL OUT A LOOSE TOOTH.

THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT WAYS.

COMING UP.

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TZ3 A) AIR ASIA LATEST-VOTOPS BNR WIPE


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TZ3 B) TURN SIGNAL IN ARM-VOTOPS BNR WIPE


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TZ3 C) TOOTH PULLED-SOTVO


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OPEN 12:30-CLIP


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TS1) LEHIGH VAN INTO HOME-VOTOPS WIPE


A LOOK AT TODAY'S TOP STORIES.

A MAN IS DEAD AFTER HE STOLE A VAN.

AND CRASHED IT INTO A LEHIGH ACRES HOME.

IT HAPPENED ON HARRY AVENUE SOUTH AROUND NINE O'CLOCK LAST NIGHT.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE ROBERT GIBBONS STOLE THE VAN FROM A DOLLAR GENERAL PARKING LOT.

HE CRASHED IT INTO A HOME ON HARRY AVENUE TAKING OUT SEVERAL MAILBOXES.AND SLAMMED INTO A GARAGE.

NO ONE INSIDE THE HOUSE WAS HURT.

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TS2) GAY MARRIAGE-VOTOPS WIPE


COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA *WILL GRANT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES NEXT WEEK.

CLERKS OF COURT IN LEE AND COLLIER MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT THURSDAY EVENING.

TODAY CHARLOTTE COUNTY CONFIRMED AS WELL.

IT COMES AS A FEDERAL JUDGE CLARIFIED HIS RULING. SAYING CLERKS ACROSS FLORIDA HAVE PERMISSION TO ISSUE THE LICENSES. Return to index of stories...


TS3) EXPLOSION FIRE-VOTOPS


A TRANSFORMER EXPLODED ON PINE RIDGE ROAD---

SENDING A POWER SURGE TO THE SUMMERLIN SELF STORAGE NEXT DOOR.

THE POWER SURGE CAUSED SOME SPARKING WHICH DID SOME MINOR DAMAGE TO THE SIDE OF THE SELF STORAGE BUILDING AND SINGED THE POWER WIRES LEADING TO THE BUILDING.

F-P-L CUT THE POWER SO NEARBY NEIGHBORHOODS AND BUSINESSES WERE WITHOUT POWER FOR ABOUT A HALF AN HOUR.

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AIR ASIA LATEST-AUX SET


MORE BODIES HAVE BEEN SPOTTED NEAR THE SITE OF THE DOWNED AIR-ASIA FLIGHT.

RECOVERY TEAMS ARE PULLING THE VICTIMS AND WRECKAGE FROM THE WATER.

SO FAR 30 BODIES HAVE BEEN RECOVERED.

SOME OF THOSE FOUND WERE STILL STRAPPED INTO THEIR SEATS.

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AIR ASIA LATEST-PKG


More bodies have been recovered today bringing the grand total up to 30 so far and three have been identified including a flight attendant.

They were also able to get three large pieces of the wreckage out of the water today.

They're going to take that away to be examined as soon as possible.

They are still focussing on an area underneath the water about 100 feet down where they believe the fuselage is, the bulk of the wreckage.

They have not been able to get down there with divers though because the weather has just been too bad.

They are bringing in specialized equipment, acoustic equipment to listen for pings from those black boxes.

They did the same thing for MH370 but so far weather just a major problem.

There are rough seas, high winds, lots of rain.

What we're seeing out here are okay mornings followed by a few hours of decent weather and then thunderstorms that just rip through here.

And it's slowing the entire recovery process down, quite a bit.

Katy Tur, NBC News. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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GREECE FERRY FIRE-ONCAM, VO


THE WRECKAGE OF THE BURNED OUT FERRY THAT CAUGHT FIRE IN THE ADRIATIC SEA IS FINALLY MAKING ITS WAY BACK TO LAND.

TUGBOATS TOWED THE BOAT ON A FIFTEEN HOUR JOURNEY BACK TO PORT.

ONCE ON LAND-- INVESTIGATORS CAN GET TO WORK TRYING TO FIND THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE.

THEY WILL ALSO BE LOOKING FOR THE BODIES OF THOSE WHO DIED ONBOARD THE BOAT.

RESECUE TEAMS DID MANAGE TO SAVE 477 PEOPLE FROM THE FERRY.

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POLICE PROTEST-ONCAM, VO


A PROTEST FROM AN ANTI-POLICE GROUP IS PLANNED FOR TODAY.

MEMBERS OF THE FERGUSON NATIONAL RESPONSE NETWORK ARE PLANNING A DIE IN FRONT OF NEWS CORP. HEADQUARTERS.

THE GROUP'S TUMBLR SITE SAYS THEY WILL BE STAGING THE DIE-IN AT 2 O'CLOCK IN FRONT OF THE FOX NEWSCHANNEL STUDIOS AND THE HOME OF THE NEW YORK POST.

THEY ARE PROTESTING THE NEWSPAPER'S QUOTE "RACIST LIES."

THE PROTEST COMES JUST A DAY BEFORE THE FUNERAL FOR NEW YORK CITY OFFICER WENJIAN LIU.

LIU AND HIS PARTNER RAFAEL RAMOS WERE SHOT AND KILLED WHILE SITTING IN THEIR CRUISER.

RAMOS WAS LAID TO REST LAST SATURDAY. Return to index of stories...


TSARNAEV JURY SELECTION-WIPE, VO


JURY SELECTION BEGINS TODAY FOR DZHOKHAR TSARNAEV.

HE'S THE SURVIVING SUSPECT IN THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBINGS.

TSARNAEV'S ATTORNEY WANTED TO DELAY THE TRIAL AND MOVE IT OUT OF STATE.

THEY FEAR AN UNFAIR TRIAL BECAUSE OF THE INTENSE COVERAGE OF THE BOMBINGS.

A JUDGE DENIED THAT REQUEST.

THE APRIL 2013 BOMBINGS KILLED 3 PEOPLE AND INJURED 260 OTHERS.

TSARNAEV'S OLDER BROTHER DIED INA SHOOTOUT WITH POLICE IN THE DAYS FOLLOWING THE ATTACK.

DZHOKHAR PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO 30 FEDERAL CHARGES.

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CRIMESTOPPERS YEAR END-BAM, CG


THANKS TO YOUR TIPS --CRIMESTOPPERS HAS A GOOD YEAR--

AND SO DID SOME OF YOU.

THEY CAUGHT OVER 700 CRIMINALS AND PAID OUT 163 THOUSAND DOLLARS TO TIPSTERS.

THE MONEY GOES TO PEOPLE WHO GIVE CREDIBLE INFORMATION ON CRIMES --

THAT LEADS TO AN ARREST.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CRIME STOPPERS SAYS

JANUARY IS ONE OF THEIR BIGGEST MONTHS TO BRING IN TIPS AND MAKE ARRESTS.

SO KEEP THAT MONEY FLOWING AND CALL IN YOUR TIPS.

IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION ABOUT A CRIME CALL-- AT 1-800-780-TIPS. Return to index of stories...


NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP


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PREGNANT WOMAN DIVERTS FLIGHT-ONCAM, VO


A WOMAN TRAVELLING FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO MINNEAPOLIS ON NEW YEAR'S EVE HIT A BIT OF A ROADBLOCK.

WHEN SHE STARTED GOING INTO LABOR MID-FLIGHT!

ALLISON PEERY WASN'T DUE UNTIL MARCH AND DOCTORS GAVE HER THE "O-K" TO FLY.

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PREGNANT WOMAN DIVERTS FLIGHT-SOTVO


"I'm like, 'no I think I'll be just fine. Just a little back pain. I'll have them give me a pillow.' Got into the plane, took off and about thirty minutes later, my water broke."

THE PILOT DIVERETED THE FLIGHT TO SALT LAKE CITY-

WHERE AN AMBULANCE WAS WAITING FOR HER.

KARL WAS BORN 4 POUNDS-SIX OUNCES.

HE HAS TO STAY IN AN INCUBATOR FOR A LITTLE WHILE-

SO THE FAMILY WILL BE TAKING UP RESIDENCE IN UTAH UNTIL THE BABY IS READY TO GO HOME. Return to index of stories...


TURN SIGNAL REMOVED FROM ARM-ONCAM, VO


AN ILLINOIS MAN'S STORY IS HITTING HEADLILNES TODAY.

LISTEN TO THIS

FIFTY-ONE YEARS AGO, ARTHUR LAMPITT OF GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS, SMASHED HIS 1963 THUNDERBIRD INTO A TRUCK.

THIS WEEK DURING SURGERY, A 7-INCH TURN SIGNAL LEVER FROM THAT T-BIRD.

WAS REMOVED FROM HIS LEFT ARM.

LAMPITT, NOW 75, IS RECOVERING AT HOME.

THE ACCIDENT BROKE HIS HIP, DRAWING ATTENTION AWAY FROM THE ARM, WHICH HEALED.

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TURN SIGNAL REMOVED FROM ARM-SOTVO


"I was amazed to see how corroded it was. It's almost got all of the chrome off of it."

BUTTED TO

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH IT THEN?

"Well, I don't know. I thought I was going to make a keychain out of it, but as awful as it looks I don't know."

ART HAD THE ROD REMOVED WEDNESDAY, BUT THE SURGERY HASN'T PUT THE BRAKES ON HIS BUSY LIFE. Return to index of stories...


NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP


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DOLPHINS OR SHARKS?-ONCAM, VO


NEW TODAY ON NBC-2.

IT'S A MYSTERY IN THE WATER.

TAKE A LOOK ---

NBC-2 WAS CONTACTED BY A VISITOR TO SANIBEL WHO RETURNED HOME TO CHECK VIDEO HE SHOT RECENTLY.

HERE IS WHAT MARK WALTON SENT TO US, HE SAYS:

"OUR FAMILY WAS VACATIONING IN SANIBEL LAST WEEK.

SOME PEOPLE SAID THERE WERE SOME DOLPHINS SWIMMING NEAR SHORE SO WE WENT TO SEE.

NOW. DAYS LATER. THEY SUSPECT THEY WERE SHARKS AFTER VARIOUS PEOPLE VIEWED THE VIDEO.

HIS DAUGHTER TOOK THE VIDEO. WHICH LOOKS LIKE FAST SPEED.BUT HE SAYS IT IS THE ACTUAL FOOTAGE NOT SPED UP.

NOW THEY WANT AN EXPERT TO SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT. Return to index of stories...


HUMANE SOCIETY RECORD-ONCAM, VO


THET GULF COAST HUMANE SOCIETY IS CELEBRATING A RECORD NUMBER OF ADOPTIONS.

THE FORT MYERS SHELTER SETS ADOPTION GOALS EVERY YEAR.

IN 2014 -- THE GOAL WAS 15-HUNDRED PETS.

THEY HAD 6 ADOPTIONS RIGHT BEFORE THE NEW YEAR.

THAT HELPED THEM REACH THEIR GOAL.

THIS YEAR -- THE SHELTER HOPES TO HELP 2-THOUSAND PETS FIND A NEW HOME. Return to index of stories...


RINGLING BROTHERS CIRCUS-ONCAM, VO


"THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH" IS PERFORMING IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA STARTING TONIGHT.

RINGLING BROTHERS AND BARNUM AND BAILEY IS TAKING OVER GERMAIN ARENA WITH IT'S BUILT TO AMAZE EDITION.

AND THE PERFORMANCES ARE REALLY BUILT TO AMAZE.

THEY HAVE ACROBATS THAT TAKE ON THE WHEEL OF STEEL, PERFORMERS WITH DOGS AND PONIES AND A UNICYCLE BASKETBALL GROUP. Return to index of stories...


RINGLING BROTHERS CIRCUS-SOTVO


TAKE SOT---

Kelli Argott, Clown

21:31:46 "you know an hour before every show you can come down to the very floor that we perform on and pretend to be a circus star just like me, and that's my favorite part because I get to meet people one-on-one." 21:31:57

THE CIRCUS STARTS TONIGHT AT 7 P-M AND THERE ARE SHOWS ALL WEEKEND LONG.

TO FIND MORE INFORMATION ON SHOW TIMES AND TICKETS JUST VISIT OUR WEBSITE.

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


FORT MYERS ART WALK-ONCAM, CG


TAKING A LOOK AT SOME THINGS TO DO.

FORT MYERS ART WALK IS TONIGHT.

THE EVENT IS EVERY FRIDAY FROM FROM 6 TO 10 IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

YOU CAN FIND A MAP OF THE AT WALK ON OUR WEBSITE.

NBC DASH 2 DOT COM AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


15TH BI ANNUAL ESTERO FINE ART-WIPE, CGTOPS


AND TOMORROW IN ESTERO.

THE 15TH BI-ANNUAL FINE ART SHOW.

YOU CAN FIND TONS OF ART THERE FROM WORLD REOWNED AND LOCAL ARTISTS.

THE EVENT STARTS AT 10 AND WILL LAST UNTIL 5.AT THE MIROMAR DESIGN CENTER. Return to index of stories...


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TOOTH PULLED BY GOLF CLUB-SOTVO


hey its phillip hereand my son noah, noah as a tooth that's a little bit loose so we are going to pull it out in a unique way.

THIS YOUTUBE IS GOING VIRAL.

A DAD FOUND A DIFFENT WAY TO PULL A LOOSE TOOTH.

WITH A GAME OF GOLF!

THE VIDEO SHOWS A PRETTY SCARED SEVEN YEAR OLD WITH A PIECE OF FLOSS.

SECURELY TIED AROUND HIS TOOTH.

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TOOTH PULLED BY GOLF CLUB-SOTVO


noah are you ready. One two three.there it goes noah. Show us the tooth. That's a tooth with a stick on it.

DAD SAYS HE WAS WORRIED THAT IF HE PULLED IT OUT TOO SLOW.

IT WOULD BE TOO PAINFUL.

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TEASE FOUR---


MANY OF US MAKE NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS, BUT HOW MANY OF US KEEP THEM?

WE'VE GOT SOME TIPS TO MAKE IT HAPPEN IN 20-15! Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A) RESOLUTION SUCCESS-VOTOPS BNR WIPE


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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RESOLUTION SUCCESS-ONCAM


2015 IS HERE - HAVE YOU MADE YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS YET?

MANY OF US HAVE. BUT WILL WE KEEP THEM?

TARTING OUT IS THE EASY PART-- BUT IT'S USUALLY STICKING WITH THE PLAN THAT'S THE HARDEST.

TRACIE POTTS BRINGS US MORE ON HOW TO KEEP OUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS.

LOSING WEIGHT IS ALWAYS THE TOP NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION AMONG AMERICANS.

STARTING OUT IS THE EASY PART-- BUT IT'S USUALLY STICKING WITH THE PLAN THAT'S THE HARDEST.

EXPERTS SAY THE FIRST RULE OF THUMB IS TO SET A REALISTIC GOAL AND HAVE A PLAN.

DECIDE HOW MUCH DO YOU WANT TO LOSE AND IN WHAT TIME FRAME.

ALSO-- BE SURE TO SET SHORT TERM GOALS!

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RESOLUTION SUCCESS-PKG


HERE COMES 2015. AND THOSE NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS!

"I'm gonna run a thousand miles this year."

"Stop doing THIS."

"Save more - just because I just graduated, so I need to hunker down a bit."

"Wake up and do a good job in school."

A RECENT MARIST POLL FOUND FOUR OUT OF TEN OF US WILL MAKE RESOLUTIONS THIS YEAR.

"I'll recycle more and make my bed every morning - hopefully."

BUT LAST YEAR. FOUR IN TEN DIDN'T KEEP THOSE PROMISES.

"So often we fall in the trap of we want to change major things, and we have the expectation that it's going to change very quickly and it just doesn't happen that way and then we set ourselves up and so often we give up because well it didn't happen."

WEIGHT LOSS IS THE TOP GOAL THIS YEAR, ACCORDING TO THAT MARIST POLL. AND FOR GOOD REASON:

"The good news in America: we are living longer. The bad news: we are living longer, sicker."

IN FACT, MORE THAN A THIRD OF OUR RESOLUTIONS ARE ABOUT BEING HEALTHY: EATING BETTER. GOING TO THE GYM.

BUT IT'S TOUGH:

"Working so late sometimes, by the time you get home you just go to bed, sleep."

THE EXPERTS SAY TAKE SMALL STEPS. AND WRITE IT DOWN. YOU'RE MUCH MORE LIKELY TO KEEP IT.

audio outcue: Tracie Potts, NBC News, WASHINGTON.

TAPE/ TRACIE POTTS/ Twitter: @nbctracie/ WASHINGTON D.C.

TAPE/ DR. MARY ALVORD/ PSYCHOLOGIST:33-:48

TAPE/ DR. REED TUCKSON/ UNITED HEALTH FOUNDATION:55-:59

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXCTR WXWALL


ANCHOR AD LIB WX INTRO

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

A.M. Update - This morning we will see some areas of fog across Southwest Florida, so you may need a few extra minutes for travel early this morning. By late morning fog will dissipate and expect to see a mix of sun and clouds through the day. An isolated afternoon shower can't be ruled out, but most of the day will be dry. Humidity will be noticeable today and it will be warm with highs in the lower 80's.

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NEW RIGHT NOW-CLIP


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BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-SQZ BX


WE'RE RUNNING DOWN WHAT'S NEW AT THEATERS.

A NEW MOVIE IS OUT THIS WEEKEND SHOWING WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO RUN AN HONEST BUSINESS IN A CORRUPT WORLD.

HERE'S RAPHAEL SETH WITH THE BOX OFFICE PREVIEW. Return to index of stories...


BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PKG


nat

OSCAR ISAAC'S MORAL CODE MAY NOT SURVIVE "A MOST VIOLENT YEAR." THIS AMERICAN DREAM DRAMA TAKES PLACE IN 1981, THE MOST BRUTAL YEAR IN NEW YORK'S HISTORY. HE'S AN IMMIGRANT TRYING TO RUN A BUSINESS WITHOUT GETTING INVOLVED IN THE CRIME AND CORRUPTION THAT USUALLY ENTAILS.BUT HIS WIFE IS NOT QUITE SO SCRUPULOUS. "A MOST VIOLENT YEAR" IS RATED R.

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CHILDREN TAKE A TRIP TO THE UNHAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH IN "THE WOMAN IN BLACK 2: ANGEL OF DEATH." THIS ONE PICKS UP 40 YEARS AFTER THE DANIEL RADCLIFFE CHAPTER. A GROUP OF LONDON ORPHANS IS FORCED TO LEAVE THE BIG CITY FOR MORE INEXPENSIVE ENVIRONS. THE PROBLEM WITH THIS LITTLE FIXER-UPPER IS THAT THE KIDS KEEP DISAPPEARING AT THE HANDS OF AN EVIL SPIRIT. "THE WOMAN IN BLACK 2: ANGEL OF DEATH" IS RATED PG-13.

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A RUSSIAN COLD WAR HEATS UP IN "LEVIATHAN." THIS FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM DEPICTS A POWER STRUGGLE IN A SMALL TOWN, WHEN THE MAYOR FIGHTS BACK AGAINST A BIGGER BUREAUCRAT WHO WANTS HIS LAND.WHO THEN PUTS THE SQUEEZE ON THE CITIZENS TO TURN THEM AGAINST THE MAYOR. "LEVIATHAN" IS RATED R.

THAT'S THE BOX OFFICE PREVIEW, RAPHAEL SETH, NBC NEWS. S/ "A Most Violent Year" / A24:00

S/ "The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death" / Relativity Media:25

S/ "Leviathan" / Sony Pictures Classics:50

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GAME OF THRONES ILLEGAL-OTS


NEW ON NBC-2.

HIT SHOW "GAME OF THRONES".

IS THE MOST PIRATED TV SHOW OF 2014.

PIRACY-WATCHING SITE "TORRENT-FREAK" SAYS THE SHOW WAS ILLEGALLY DOWNLOADED MORE THAN 8-MILLION TIMES.

The WALKING DEAD CAME IN SECOND.

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BONO FAN MESSAGE-ONCAM, VO


U2 FRONT MAN BONO IS SAYS LAST NOVEMBER'S BICYCLE ACCIDENT MAY PREVENT HIM FROM EVER PLAYING GUITAR AGAIN.

IN A 6-THOUSAND WORD MESSAGE ON THE BAND'S WEBSITE.

THE 54-YEAR-OLD REVEALS NEW DETAILS OF THE CRASH IN NEW YORK'S CENTRAL PARK.

THE IRISH ROCKER SAYS HE BROKE HIS HAND, SHOULDER, ELBOW AS WELL AS A BONE IN HIS FACE IN THE CRASH CAUSED WHEN BONO TRIED TO AVOID ANOTHER CYCLIST.

HE SAYS HIS RECOVERY HAS BEEN HARDER THAN HE THOUGHT.

HE GOES ON TO SAY HE WAS UNABLE TO MOVE AROUND PHYSICALLY AND WOULD HAVE TO "CONCENTRATE HARD" TO BE FIT FOR U2'S NEXT TOUR. Return to index of stories...


TAYLOR SWIFT BEATS FROZEN-WIPE, VOTOPS


TAYLOR SWIFT DEFINITELY HAS SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE.

THE POP ICON IS AT THE TOP OF THE BILLBOARD CHARTS.

SWIFT'S ALBUM "19-89" FINISHED AS THE YEAR'S TOP SELLING ALBUM.

BEATING OUT DISNEY FILM "FROZEN."

AND GET THIS. HER ALBUM WAS ONLY OUT FOR NINE WEEKS.

HER ALBUM SOLD 3-POINT-66 MILLION COPIES.

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CONSUMER ALERT-MO


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YAHOO CABLE-ONCAM, VO


THIS IS REALLY INTERESTING ---

YAHOO MAY HAVE ASPIRATIONS OF OWNING A CABLE CHANNEL.

REPORTS SAY THE COMPANY HAS HAD TALKS TO BUY THE FOOD NETWORK FROM SCRIPPS, WHICH ALSO OWNS HGTV AND THE TRAVEL CHANNEL.

THE FOOD NETWORK'S CORE AUDIENCE FIT YAHOO'S MOST IN-DEMAND DEMOGRAPHIC -- WOMEN WHO ARE 25 TO 35 OR OLDER.

THERE WERE ALSO RUMORS THIS PAST SUMMER THAT YAHOO REPORTEDLY WAS INTERESTED IN BUYING CNN FROM TIME WARNER. Return to index of stories...


XBOX ONE DISCOUNT ENDS-ONCAM, VO


IT'S THE FINAL CHANCE FOR GAMERS TO BUY THE X-BOX ONE CONSOLE FOR 50 DOLLARS OFF.

MICROSOFT PLANS TO END THE DEAL TOMORROW.

CONSUMERS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE PRICE CUT BEFORE IT EXPIRES CAN FIND ADDITIONAL DEALS.

BEST BUY, AMAZON, TARGET, AND GAMESTOP ARE THROWING IN AN ADDITIONAL $50 GIFT CARD WITH THE PURCHASE OF AN X-BOX-ONE BUNDLE. Return to index of stories...


IHOP ALL YOU CAN EAT-WIPE, VOTOPS


ARE YOU HUNGRY?

FOR LUNCH HEAD TO IHOP.

THE RESTAURANT IS BRINGING BACK "ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKES."

DURING THE PROMOTION, GUESTS CAN CHOOSE TO START WITH EITHER FIVE BUTTERMILK PANCAKES OR A SHORT STACK OF TWO PANCAKES.

AFTER COMPLETING THAT INITIAL SERVING, GUESTS CAN REQUEST MORE PANCAKES UNTIL THEY'VE HAD ALL THEY CAN EAT.

THE PANCAKES ARE UNLIMITED.

THE PROMOTION GOES UNTIL FEBRUARY 8TH. Return to index of stories...


STARBUCKS FLAT WHITE-OTS


A COMPANY KNOWN FOR *PERCOLATING. STARBUCKS IS ADDING THE "FLAT WHITE" TO ITS COFFEE MENUS BEGINNING JANUARY 6TH.

THE BEVERAGE HAS BEEN AVAILABLE IN THE U-K AND AUSTRALIA FOR YEARS, WHERE PEOPLE CONSUME FAR LESS COFFEE THAN AMERICANS.

THE QUESTION IS - WHAT EXACTLY IS A FLAT WHITE?

DESCRIPTIONS VARY BUT IT IS GENERALLY DESCRIBED AS A LATTE OR A CAPPUCCINO WITH LESS FOAM. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


"I was amazed to see how corroded it was. It's almost got all of the chrome off of it."

THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT HE NOW HAS A VALUABLE VINTAGE CAR PART.

NEXT AT FOUR THE STRANGE AND BIZARRE WAY A MAN'S BELOVED CAR BECAME A PART OF HIM AND THE MUST SEE WAY THEY BROKE UP.

We spent 45 days in the hospital. And she smiled the whole time through it. And she was my hero.

A COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER TO GIVE A SICK CHILD A SPECIAL GIFT.

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A) TURN SIGNAL ARM-SOT VO


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B) WONDER GIRL PARTY-SOT VO


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TOP STORIES MO-MO


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TS1) LEHIGH VAN INTO HOME-VOTOPS WIPE


A LOOK AT TODAY'S TOP STORIES.

A MAN IS DEAD AFTER HE STOLE A VAN.

AND CRASHED IT INTO A LEHIGH ACRES HOME.

IT HAPPENED ON HARRY AVENUE SOUTH AROUND NINE O'CLOCK LAST NIGHT.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE ROBERT GIBBONS STOLE THE VAN FROM A DOLLAR GENERAL PARKING LOT.

HE CRASHED IT INTO A HOME ON HARRY AVENUE TAKING OUT SEVERAL MAILBOXES.AND SLAMMED INTO A GARAGE.

NO ONE INSIDE THE HOUSE WAS HURT.

ROBERT GIBBONS DIED OF HIS INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


TS2) SAME SEX MARRIAGE-VOTOPS WIPE


LEE, COLLIER, AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES *WILL GRANT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES NEXT WEEK.

IT COMES AS A FEDERAL JUDGE CLARIFIED HIS RULING. SAYING CLERKS OF COURTS ACROSS FLORIDA HAVE PERMISSION TO ISSUE THE LICENSES. Return to index of stories...


TS3) EXPLOSION FIRE-VOTOPS WIPE


A TRANSFORMER EXPLODED ON PINE RIDGE ROAD---

SENDING A POWER SURGE TO THE SUMMERLIN SELF STORAGE NEXT DOOR.

THE POWER SURGE CAUSED SOME SPARKING WHICH DID SOME MINOR DAMAGE TO THE SIDE OF THE SELF STORAGE BUILDING AND SINGED THE POWER WIRES LEADING TO THE BUILDING.

F-P-L CUT THE POWER SO NEARBY NEIGHBORHOODS AND BUSINESSES WERE WITHOUT POWER FOR ABOUT A HALF AN HOUR.

POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED IN THAT AREA. Return to index of stories...


MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE


TAKING A LOOK AT THE DOW THIS HOUR. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-3SHOT


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