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DIRECTORS PAGE I75 SHUTTING DOWN-OC, SS
NEWS AT 6PM OPEN-CLIP NEW Q POLL-OC, SS
FIRST WEATHER TOSS-ST-TBXTOPS TEASE ONE-CLIP
FIRST WEATHER-WX CNTR TZ1 A) LEE TRAN ROAD RAGE-2SHOT, NATSVO
TOSS TO BRYAN-trxSS, VO, EANIBX TZ1 C) FORECAST TEASE-STC
IMMOKALEE TEENS HALLOWEEN CRASH-REM-LIVE 6PM PROMO-SOT-DISSOLVE
IMMOKALEE TEENS HALLOWEEN CRASH-BNR-VO STOCKS BUMP-CGTOPS
IMMOKALEE TEENS HALLOWEEN CRASH-REM-LIVE ROBERT VAN WINKLE FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
LEE CO MOLESTATION ARREST-trxOC FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
LEE CO MOLESTATION ARREST-BNR-PKG TOSS TO DAVE-trx2 SHOT
TOSS TO LINDSAY-TRXOC, EANIBOX LEE TRAN ROAD RAGE-LIVE U2
TEEN MUGGED IN SCHOOL-NSRM LEE TRAN ROAD RAGE-CLIP-PKG
TEEN MUGGED IN SCHOOL-SSTOPS LEE TRAN ROAD RAGE-LIVE U2
TEEN MUGGED IN SCHOOL-NSRM PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY TEMPORARY LOCKDOWN-OC
TOSS TO RICK-trxVOTOPS, ZM IN PLASMA, DISS RICK SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
BEARS IN COLLIER-REM-LIVE CAPE SOCCER PPD-ON CAM
BEARS IN COLLIER-BNR-PKG ACE GROUP CLASSIC-VOTOPS
BEARS IN COLLIER-REM-LIVE, EANIBX ACE GROUP CLASSIC-SOTVO
BEARS DEEMED DANGEROUS-(2) VOTOPS PGA PHOENIX-CGTOPS
a cub at naples pier-vo NASCAR CHANGES-ON CAM
b bear in lanai-vo NASCAR CHANGES-CG-VOBOX
BARRIENTOS TRIAL-trxOC, VO OLYMPICS MEEK-VOTOPS
FMB BOAT INVESTIGATION-VO OLYMPICS MEEK-SOT
FMB BOAT INVESTIGATION-SOTVO OLYMPICS NBC2-ON CAM-BNR
TOSS TO GEORGE-trx, OC, ZM SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM
DEVELOPMENT IN FORT MYERS-LIVE U 1 11PM TEASE-CLIP
DEVELOPMENT IN FORT MYERS-BNR-PKG 11PM TEASE-CAM 99-VO
DEVELOPMENT IN FORT MYERS-LIVE U 1 CLOSE-4SHOT


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NEWS AT 6PM OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST WEATHER TOSS-ST-TBXTOPS


NBC-2 LIVE DOPPLER RADAR TRACKING RAIN RIGHT NOW, IN MANY PARTS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

MORE RAIN ON A DAY. PEOPLE SPENT DODGING SHOWERS. PULLING OUT THEIR UMBRELLAS AND RAIN JACKETS.

SENIOR CHIEF METEOROLOGIST ROBERT VAN WINKLE IS IN THE NBC 2 STORM TRACKING CENTER WITH A LOOK AHEAD AT HOW LONG THE RAIN WILL LAST. Return to index of stories...


FIRST WEATHER-WX CNTR


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TRACKING WARMER WEATHER

It was a chilly, raw and wet day across Southwest Florida Thursday, with plenty of rain and highs only in the upper 50s and low 60s. The steady rain will diminish to more scattered activity this evening, with near steady temps in the 50s. Rain will also be possible for the overnight, with lows holding in the 50s.

We start a nice warming trend beginning Friday. The day will feature plenty of cloud cover, with scattered showers possible and highs climbing into the mid 70s. Overnight lows will not be as cool, with temps holding in the low 60s.

Sunshine returns to the area on Saturday. We'll see partly sunny skies for much of the day, but the sun that we do see will allow temps to climb into the low 80s.

Sunday will feature a heavy dose of sun, with partly cloudy skies and highs again climbing into the low 80s.

Our dry & warm weather pattern holds as we start next week, with partly cloudy skies and highs holding in the low to mid 80s. A few sprinkles will be possible midweek, otherwise dry will prevail for most of next week. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO BRYAN-trxSS, VO, EANIBX


NEW DETAILS ABOUT A HORRIFIC CRASH THAT KILLED THREE COLLIER COUNTY TEENAGER.

A NEW REPORT SHOWS THE DRIVER WAS SPEEDING. TRAVELING MORE THAN FIFTY MILES OVER THE SPEED LIMIT because THE BOYS WERE LATE FOR CURFEW.

THE 17 YEAR OLDS WERE HEADING BACK FROM A HALLOWEEN PARTY. WHEN THEY LOST CONTROL AND SLAMMED INTO A CULVERT.

NBC-2'S BRYAN ANDERSON IS LIVE IN COLLIER COUNTY WITH THE NEW DETAILS.

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IMMOKALEE TEENS HALLOWEEN CRASH-REM-LIVE


ACCORDING TO THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S TOXICOLOGY REPORT, DRIVER JACOB GARIBAY WAS NOT DRUNK OR HIGH ON DRUGS.

BUT FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS HE WAS SPEEDING -- AND NONE OF THE BOYS WAS WEARING A SEAT BELT -- WHEN HE CRASHED HALLOWEEN NIGHT. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE TEENS HALLOWEEN CRASH-BNR-VO


TROOPERS SAY GARIBAY WAS GOING 93 MPH ON IMMOKALEE ROAD WHEN HE CRASHED INTO A CULVERT. THE SPEED LIMIT THERE WAS JUST 45.

ANOTHER DRIVER ESTIMATED THEY WERE GOING 100 WHEN THEIR CAR PASSED THEM.

GARIBAY, JERRY RUIZ, AND JOSEPH DAGURRE, ALL 17 YEARS OLD, DIED ON SCENE.

LONE SURVIVOR LAMORRIS HALL -- WHO MANAGED TO CLIMB FROM THE WRECKAGE -- TOLD INVESTIGATORS THEY WERE RUNNING LATE AFTER GOING TO A HALLOWEEN PARTY. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE TEENS HALLOWEEN CRASH-REM-LIVE


GARIBAY, RUIZ, AND HALL ALL WENT TO IMMOKALEE HIGH SCHOOL.

DAGUERRE WAS ENROLLED AT BEACON.

LIVE IN COLLIER COUNTY, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO MOLESTATION ARREST-trxOC


A VOLUNTEER AT A FORT MYERS CHURCH IS ACCUSED OF MOLESTING A YOUNG BOY.

THE BOY SAYS IT HAPPENED TWO WEEKS AGO AT A HOME ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

TONIGHT PEOPLE WHO KNOW THE MAN TALKED TO NBC 2'S CHRISTINA LUSBY. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO MOLESTATION ARREST-BNR-PKG


OUTSIDE OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER--

PEOPLE WERE SHOCKED TO HEAR ABOUT AN ARREST OF A CHURCH MEMBER--

Alex Hepner

Has Attended St. Francis

11:07 and what can i say there should be something to be done or noted 11:18

LITTLE BEGAN HELPING WITH COMMUNION AT ST. FRANCIS IN 2010.

AS REQUIRED BY THE CHURCH--

LITTLE WENT THROUGH A BACKGROUND CHECK ON STATE AND LOCAL LEVELS BEFORE HE BEGAN SERVING.

BUT RECENTLY THE DIOCESE SAYS --HE CITED "HEALTH REASONS" AND STOPPED ATTENDING CHURCH.

REPORTS REVEALED --

LITTLE HAD BEEN ACCUSED OF MOLESTING A BOY YOUNGER THAN 12 WHILE AT A HOME ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

Lee Coleman

Knew Accused

10:08 shocked its going to a shock to everyone who knew him 10:10

IT WAS DISAPPOINTING NEWS TO THOSE --

LITTLE USE TO LIVE NEARBY AND WORK FOR IN WINDMILL VILLAGE FOR NEARLY 20 YEARS.

Lee Coleman

Knew Accused

9:01 he was a maintenance man here and I knew him all the while he lived here 9:05

Beth Graff

Knew Accused

6:00 he was a likable person everyone liked him 6:046:11 ohh, surprises me i thought he lived in the condo at the church 6:18

LITTLE WAS ARRESTED ACROSS THE STREET FROM ST. FRANCIS.

HE LIVED IN THE APARTMENTS OWNED BY THE DIOCESE--

Alex Hepner

Has Attended St. Francis

11:04 its happening too often you know 11:07

IN FORT MYERS CHRISTINA LUSBY NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO LINDSAY-TRXOC, EANIBOX


A LEE COUNTY TEENAGER IS RECOVERING TONIGHT, AFTER HE WAS VIOLENTLY ATTACKED, AND NEARLY CHOKED OUT INSIDE A LOCKER ROOM. AT HIS HIGH SCHOOL.

HE SAYS HIS ATTACKERS, FELLOW STUDENTS, WERE AFTER HIS CELL PHONE.

NBC-2 ANCHOR LINDSAY LOGUE IS IN OUR NEWSROOM TO PICK UP THE STORY.

LINDSAY, A LOT OF PARENTS ARE GOING TO WANT TO KNOW HOW SOMETHING LIKE THIS COULD HAPPEN INSIDE THE SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


TEEN MUGGED IN SCHOOL-NSRM


DEPUTIES SAY THE BEATING HAPPENED AT DUNBAR HIGH YESTERDAY MORNING.

THE 15 YEAR OLD WAS LEAVING THE LOCKER ROOM, WHEN A STUDENT CAME UP BEHIND HIM AND GRABBED HIM IN A CHOKE HOLD.

HE WAS DRAGGED INTO A SHOWER AREA AND WHERE A CLASSMATE CONTINUED TO SQUEEZE HIS THROAT.

THE TEEN SAYS HE NEARLY BLACKED OUT. Return to index of stories...


TEEN MUGGED IN SCHOOL-SSTOPS


DEPUTIES SAY 16 YEAR OLD CURTIS DAWSON CHOKED THE TEEN SO VIOLENTLY HE COULDN'T BREATHE.

DURING THE ATTACK, ANOTHER STUDENT, TRAVESE JOHNSON, WENT THROUGH THE VICTIM'S POCKETS AND STOLE HIS CELL PHONE.

THE TWO TOOK OFF. LEAVING THEIR VICTIM ON THE LOCKER ROOM FLOOR. Return to index of stories...


TEEN MUGGED IN SCHOOL-NSRM


DAWSON AND JOHNSON FACE FELONY ROBBERY CHARGES.

BOTH WILL BE IN COURT NEXT MONTH.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM, LINDSAY LOGUE, NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO RICK-trxVOTOPS, ZM IN PLASMA, DISS RICK


OUR REPORTER FROZE IN HER TRACKS WHEN SHE SAW THIS BEAR A SHORT DISTANCE AWAY.

WILDLIFE OFFICIALS ESTIMATE SHE'S ABOUT A THOUSAND POUNDS.ABOUT TWICE THE SIZE OF BEARS WE USUALLY SEE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS, PEOPLE AT ONE COLLIER COUNTY APARTMENT COMPLEX SAY THIS BEAR HAS CALLED SOUTH BAY PLANTATION HOME.

THE COMMUNITY IS OFF MANATEE ROAD, JUST EAST OF COLLIER BOULEVARD.

NBC-2'S RICK RITTER IS THERE TONIGHT.

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BEARS IN COLLIER-REM-LIVE


-SHOW DUMPSTER-

-SHOW TRASH

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BEARS IN COLLIER-BNR-PKG


TAKE PKG

HIDING BEHIND A DUMPSTER AFTER HOURS - NBC2 CAPTURED THIS MOMMA BEAR ON CAMERA - LOOKING FOR A LATE NIGHT MEAL.

AND FOR SOUTH BAY PLANTATION COMMUNITY.

John Williams/23:21:46 "this is just an every day problem, every day problem."

Katelyn Rosenthal/South Bay Plantation Resident/23:34:39 "they just don't even care - they just eat their garbage."

NOT ONE.NOT TWO.BUT THREE BEARS.

BELIEVED TO BE A MOMMA AND HER TWO CUBS.

MAINTENANCE WORKER JOHN WILLIAMS MARVELS AT HER SIZE.

John Williams/23:22:45 "she's 800 - 1000 lbs - it's the biggest bear i've ever seen here."

AND HAS SEEN THEM IN ACTION.

John Williams/23:22:15 "she'll grab this door and walk backwards like this and she gets up and puts her paws and gets all up and climbs all in."

NOW HE'S THEIR "PERSONAL MAID" - CLEANING UP DAY AFTER DAY.

John Williams/23:19:36 "we get back to work the next morning and it looks like this but everywhere - along the road here."

WILLIAMS AND OTHER RESIDENTS WANT TO KNOW WHY THE BEARS CAN'T BE RELOCATED.

F-W-C SAYS THE PICAYUNE STRAND FOREST IS WHERE THEY'D TAKE THE ANIMALS - BUT THEY'RE NOT CONSIDERING THAT.

David Telesco/FWC/23:31:50 "to pick up a bear in this area and move them to picayune strand is just like giving them a lift and they'll walk right back."

AS FAR AS A SOLUTION GOES - F-W-C WANTS TO ADD LOCKS ON THE DUMPSTERS - A SIMPLE TASK THEY SAY WILL KEEP THE BEARS FAR, FAR AWAY.

David Telesco/23:30:43 "it's something we need to address as soon as possible because we don't want close contact with bears." Return to index of stories...


BEARS IN COLLIER-REM-LIVE, EANIBX


-F-W-C SAYS THEY REALLY WANT TO AVOID THOSE HUMAN BEAR INTERACTIONS - THEY CAN OBVIOUSLY BE DANGEROUS

-THEY'RE WORKING TO GET THOSE LOCKS ON DUMPSTERS ASAP

-JUST A REMINDER - NEVER FEED A BEAR - A FED BEAR IS A DEAD BEAR

wE'RE LIVE IN EAST NAPLES, RR, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


BEARS DEEMED DANGEROUS-(2) VOTOPS


NBC-2 DISCOVERED THE LAST TIME A BEAR WAS EUTHANIZED IN COLLIER COUNTY WAS LAST SUMMER.

THIS WAS A CUB HANGING OUT NEAR VANDERBILT BEACH.

FWC OFFICERS THINK PEOPLE FED THE BEAR, MAKING IT MORE LIKELY TO APPROACH FAMILIES.

ABOUT A MONTH LATER, A BEAR BROKE INTO A LANAI OF A HOME IN THE OLD CYPRESS NEIGHBORHOOD.

WILDLIFE OFFICIALS SAID THE BEAR WAS LIKELY DANGEROUS TO HUMANS, AND NEEDED TO BE EUTHANIZED.

IT WAS NEVER CAUGHT.

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BARRIENTOS TRIAL-trxOC, VO


A COLLIER COUNTY JURY FOUND A FORMER STAR HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE GUILTY OF MURDER.

JUAN BARRIENTOS AND HIS FRIEND, BOTH JUST TEENAGERS ROBBED AND STABBED THE 51 YEAR OLD VICTIM, A MIGRANT WORK IN IMMOKALEE.

THE FORMER LELY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT BLAMED HIS FRIEND WHO WAS CONVICTED TWO YEARS AGO.

JURORS TOOK TWO HOURS TO FIND BARRIENTOS GUILTY OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER. Return to index of stories...


FMB BOAT INVESTIGATION-VO


INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY SWARMED A SAILBOAT ON FORT MYERS BEACH, BECAUSE A WOMAN CALLED 911 SAYING SHE WAS KIDNAPPED.

BUT DEPUTIES THINK SHE WAS LYING.

YESTERDAY DEPUTIES ARMED WITH ASSAULT RIFLES TEAMED UP WITH THE COAST GUARD TO INVESTIGATE THE BOAT.

THE BOAT OWNER SAYS DEPUTIES QUESTIONED HIM FOR HOURS.

JAY BURKI TELL US HE WAS TRYING TO HELP THE WOMAN, WHO FELL ON HARD TIMES. Return to index of stories...


FMB BOAT INVESTIGATION-SOTVO


JOHN BURKI--- BOAT OWNER

112903 A friend of mine in st pete told me had a friend that was petite and pretty and she needed a place to stay and she was on the street and i thought well. we wrote each other and talked to each other and we agreed she could help me definityly and id be a help to her.11:29:20

THERE'S NO WORD ON WHERE THE WOMAN IS TODAY, OR IF SHE'S FACING CHARGES.

BURKI TELLS US SHE'S NOT WELCOME BACK ON HIS BOAT.

HE IS NOT FACING ANY CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


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BIG CHANGES ARE HAPPENING IN PARTS OF SOUTH FORT MYERS

IN THE NEXT YEAR AT LEAST A DOZEN NEW RESTAURANTS AND STORES ARE SCHEDULED TO OPEN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF COLLEGE PARKWAY AND US 41.

NBC-2 GEORGE SOLIS LIVE WITH WHY THIS CORRIDOR IS THE NEW HOT SPOT IN TOWN. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPMENT IN FORT MYERS-LIVE U 1


LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION-

FROM WHERE WE ARE YOU CAN SEE WHY

CAPE CORAL, DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS, I-75 ALL WITHIN DRIVING DISTANCE FROM THIS LOCATION.

THOUSANDS OF CARS BACK AND FORTH

ITS SHOULD COME AS NO SURPRISE WHY EVERYONE WANTS IN ON THE ACTION. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPMENT IN FORT MYERS-BNR-PKG


IF THE SIGN DIDN'T SAY IT-

YOU'D PROBABLY NEVER GUESS THIS WHAT ONCE WAS HERE.

49:59 "We started construction on this building in December." Jodi Huntoon, Steven

s Construction

TODAY- THE SPARKS ARE ACTUALLY FLYING AT THE FORMER JALAPENOS MEXICAN RESTAURANT ON COLLEGE PARKWAY.

PAVING THE WAY FOR THE FUTURE.

50:18 "We're working on Physicians Primary Care, Blue Moon Pizza and place available for rent." Huntoon

AN EXCITING CHANGE FOR THE AREA THAT HAS SHOPPERS IN THE AREA SAYING "ITS ABOUT TIME"

02:13 "Fort Myers used to be a little bit shabby, I think little by little its getting a nice upgrade." Nadine Barnault

UPGRADES YOU CAN DRIVE BY ALL OVER THIS SECTION OF 41 AND COLLEGE.

02:22 "It looks nice and if we live here we want nice!" Barnault

DAN CREIGHTON IS ONE THE MEN BEHIND IT ALL.

SAYING THE IMPROVING ECONOMY ALONG WITH THIS PRIME LOCATION MAKES IT A NO BRAINER.

06:08 "To me this the corner of main and main" Creighton.

CREIGHTON'S COMPANY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ADDITION OF PLACES LIKE WEST MARINE AND ADA'S NATURAL MARKET.

THEIR NEXT PROJECT- THE SITE WHERE THE OLD CLARION HOTEL ONCE STOOD.

POLLO TROPICAL, CULVERS, AND CHIPTOLE WILL ALSO CALL THE AREA HOME SOON.

06:14 "We've got about 100,110 thousand cars on this corner, it's the thoroughfare and feeder to Cape Coral, the whole River District its really a phenomenal spot." Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPMENT IN FORT MYERS-LIVE U 1


AND MORE IS COMING.

DEVELOPERS ARE KEEPING IT A SECRET FOR NOW BUY THEY TELL ME BIG THINGS ARE COMING TO THIS CORRIDOR-

YOU CAN COUNT ON US FOR THE LATEST ON THOSE DEVELOPMENTS

BOTH PROJECTS- THE ONES AT THE HOTEL AND JALAPENOS ARE EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED AROUND MAY

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I75 SHUTTING DOWN-OC, SS


CREWS WILL SHUT DOWN A SECTION OF INTERSTATE 75 NEXT MONTH.

IT'S PART OF AN ONGOING PROJECT NEAR THE AIRPORT.

STARTING MONDAY, CREWS WILL SHUT DOWN THE INTERSTATE FROM ALICO ROAD TO DANIELS PARKWAY.

THE ROAD WILL BE CLOSED FROM 11 AT NIGHT UNTIL 5 IN THE MORNING.

THE SAME SCHEDULE WILL TAKE PLACE THE ENTIRE WEEK.

TO AVOID THE MESS, TAKE TREELINE AVENUE OR US 41. Return to index of stories...


NEW Q POLL-OC, SS


A NEW QUINNIPIAC POLL SHOWS CHALLEGENGER CHARLIE CRIST WITH AN 8 POINT LEAD OVER GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT.

46 PERCENT OF PEOPLE POLLED SAID THEY WOULD VOTE FOR CHRIST, THE FORMER GOVERNOR. A REPUBLICAN TURNED DEMOCRAT.

38 SUPPORT A SECOND TERM FOR SCOTT.

BUT THE GAP IS CLOSING.

LAST MARCH CRIST LED WITH A MARGIN OF 16 POINTS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-CLIP


A CASE OF ROAD RAGE.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

Are you kidding me? Nats of horn

A LEE TRAN BUS DRIVER CUT OFF IN TRAFFIC.

AND WHAT HAPPENS NEXT SHOCKS PASSENGERS ON THE BUS.

THE NBC 2 INVESTIGATORS FIND OUT IF THIS GUY IS STILL BEHIND THE WHEEL

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TZ1 A) LEE TRAN ROAD RAGE-2SHOT, NATSVO


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TZ1 C) FORECAST TEASE-STC


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6PM PROMO-SOT-DISSOLVE


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STOCKS BUMP-CGTOPS


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ROBERT VAN WINKLE FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


TRACKING WARMER WEATHER

It was a chilly, raw and wet day across Southwest Florida Thursday, with plenty of rain and highs only in the upper 50s and low 60s. The steady rain will diminish to more scattered activity this evening, with near steady temps in the 50s. Rain will also be possible for the overnight, with lows holding in the 50s.

We start a nice warming trend beginning Friday. The day will feature plenty of cloud cover, with scattered showers possible and highs climbing into the mid 70s. Overnight lows will not be as cool, with temps holding in the low 60s.

Sunshine returns to the area on Saturday. We'll see partly sunny skies for much of the day, but the sun that we do see will allow temps to climb into the low 80s.

Sunday will feature a heavy dose of sun, with partly cloudy skies and highs again climbing into the low 80s.

Our dry & warm weather pattern holds as we start next week, with partly cloudy skies and highs holding in the low to mid 80s. A few sprinkles will be possible midweek, otherwise dry will prevail for most of next week.

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. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO DAVE-trx2 SHOT


A FIT OF ROAD RAGE; CAUGHT ON VIDEO.

THE NBC-2 INVESTIGATORS OBTAINED EXCLUSIVE VIDEO SHOWING A LEE TRAN BUS DRIVER PARKING HIS BUS ALONG A US-41; JUMPING OFF AND LEAVING A DOZEN PASSENGERS ON BOARD.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT NOT ONLY SHOCKED THOSE PASSENGERS BUT NBC-2 INVESTIGATOR DAVE ELIAS WHO WITNESSED IT ALL.

DAVE IS LIVE ALONG US-41 IN LEE COUNTY WHERE IT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


LEE TRAN ROAD RAGE-LIVE U2


THIS WAS ROAD RAGE PURE AND SIMPLE.

THE BUS DRIVER WAS OUTRAGED AFTER AN ELDERLY DRIVER CUT IN FRONT OF HIM HERE -- HE STOPS THE BUS HERE IN THE RIGHT HAND LANE; AND WHAT HE DID NEXT, HAS HIM NO LONGER DRIVING A PUBLIC BUS. Return to index of stories...


LEE TRAN ROAD RAGE-CLIP-PKG


Roger Desjarlais/County Manager / 13:36 Driving a bus that's tough job. 13:36:37

bus air brakes pulling up to stop.

Roger / 13:36:40 They're dealing all day long in heavy traffic. 13:36:42

AND ONE WRONG MOVE COULD BE FATAL.

01:12:39 Horn blares as mini van cuts in front of bus.

AN ELDERLY DRIVER CUTS ACROSS THREE LANES OF U.S. 41 IN FRONT OF THIS LEE TRAN BUS.

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LEE TRAN ROAD RAGE-LIVE U2


WE DID CHECK HIS ANNUAL WORK REVIEWS AND THEY WERE ALL POSITIVE.

LEE TRAN SAYS EACH DRIVER UNDERGOES EXTENSIVE TRAINING BEFORE GETTING BEHIND THE WHEEL.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS TONIGHT, DAVE ELIAS NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY TEMPORARY LOCKDOWN-OC


AN EAST NAPLES ELEMENTARY WENT ON LOCKDOWN FOR A SHORT TIME THIS MORNING.

A PARENT CALLED OFFICIALS AT PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY, SAYING SHE THOUGHT SHE HEARD GUN SHOTS.

THE SCHOOL WENT ON LOCKDOWN.

DEPUTIES INVESTIGATED BUT DIDN'T FIND ANYTHING.

STUDENTS WERE NEVER IN DANGER. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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CAPE SOCCER PPD-ON CAM


TODAY'S WET WEATHER CAUSING THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER FIRST ROUND STATE PLAYOFF GAMES BEING PLAYER AT CAPE HIGH AND EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN.

CAPE WILL HOST GOLDEN GATE TOMORROW. E-C-S AND SARASOTA CHRISTIAN WILL ALSO PLAY FRIDAY NIGHT.

SCHOOLS THAT HAVE FIELD TURF.IMMOKALEE.GULF COAST.BISHOP VEROT.THERE GAMES ARE GOING ON SCHEDULED DESPITE THE RAIN. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC-VOTOPS


THEY WERE SUPPOSED TO PLAY GOLF THIS AFTERNOON AT THE ACE GROUP CLASSIC MEDIA DAY EVENT.

BUT THE RAIN CLAIMED THAT 18 HOLES AT THE TWIN-EAGLES CLUB IN NAPLES.

NEW TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR GAIL GRAHAM TOLD US THAT THE FIELD IS SHAPING UP TO BE ONE OF THE BEST THE ACE HAS HAD.

9 OF LAST SEASON'S TOP 10 PLAYERS ARE COMMITTED TO PLAY IN NAPLES NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC-SOTVO


DEFENDING CLASSIC CHAMP BERNHARD LANGER WAS SUPPOSED TO BE AT TWIN-EAGLES TODAY.BUT HE CAME DOWN WITH A CASE OF THE FLU AND COULDN'T MAKE THE DRIVE OVER FROM BOCA. Return to index of stories...


PGA PHOENIX-CGTOPS


THE PGA TOUR IS IN BEAUTIFUL SCOTTSDALE-ARIZONA.

WE HAVE A Y-E YANG SIGHTING. IT'S BEEN A FEW YEARS.

THE TIE FOR 4TH INCLUDES HUNTER MAHAN AND KEEGAN BRADLEY.

PHIL SHOT EVEN.

AND IN HIS RETURN FROM THE COLLAR-BONE INJURY.GEORGE MCNEILL MADE 3 BIRDIES.4 BOGIES. 8 SHOTS OFF THE LEAD. Return to index of stories...


NASCAR CHANGES-ON CAM


NASCAR WANTS MORE DRAMA TO THE END OF THEIR SEASON.THE CHASE FOR THE SPRINT CUP.

AND THE CHANGES GO IN EFFECT FOR THIS UPCOMING SEASON. Return to index of stories...


NASCAR CHANGES-CG-VOBOX


FIRST OFF.THE CHASE HAS BEEN EXPANDED FROM 12 TO 16 TO START THE 10-RACE CHASE.

THAT NUMBER OF 16 WILL BE TRIMMED BY FOUR DRIVERS EACH.AFTER THE 3RD.6TH.AND 9TH RACES OF THE CHASE.

LEAVING FOUR DRIVERS AT HOMESTEAD TO RACE FOR THE TITLE WITH BEST FINISHER WINNING THE TITLE. Return to index of stories...


OLYMPICS MEEK-VOTOPS


WE SPENT THE AFTERNOON WITH THE MEEKS OF NAPLES.

THEY ARE HEADED TO SOCHI-RUSSIA NEXT WEEK FOR THE WINTER OLYMPICS.

THEIR SON IS U-S SPEED SKATER PATRICK MEEKS. HE SPECIALIZES IN THE LONG DISTANCE RACES.

THE MEEKS TOLD US THEY'RE PROUD OF THEIR SON FOR EARNING A SPOT IN THE GAMES AFTER COMING UP SHORT THE PAST TWO OLYMPIC TRIALS. Return to index of stories...


OLYMPICS MEEK-SOT


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OLYMPICS NBC2-ON CAM-BNR


A WEEK FROM TOMORROW NIGHT.YOU WILL SEE PATRICK MEEK AND THE REST OF THE U-S OLYMPIC TEAM WALK IN THE OPENING CEREMONY.RIGHT HERE ON NBC TWO. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM


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11PM TEASE-CLIP


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11PM TEASE-CAM 99-VO


SEVEN DAYS AWAY FROM THE WINTER GAMES --

AND SECURITY STILL A MAJOR CONCERN.

N-B-C TWO HEARS FROM SOME PARENTS IN NAPLES WHO ARE GETTING READY TO CHEER THEIR SON ON IN SOCHI --

PLUS -

FOR THE FIRST TIME WE ARE HEARING FROM THE MOTHER OF THE TEEN BEHIND THE WHEEL OF A DEADLY HALLOWEEN NIGHT CRASH.

SHE TELLS US ABOUT THE NIGHTMARE SHE'S LIVED THROUGH FOR THREE MONTHS --

AND WHY TODAY'S REPORT GIVES HER A SENSE OF VINDICATION. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-4SHOT


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