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NAPLES HIGH RISE FIRE-REM LIVE DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS
NAPLES HIGH RISE FIRE-VO OPEN 12:30-CLIP
NAPLES HIGH RISE FIRE-REM LIVE RADEL REPLACEMENT-PLASMA 2 SS FULL PLASMA
LIZBETH BENAQUISTO-TRX VOTOPS OBX FDLE INVESTIGATION-TRX VOTOPS OC
LIZBETH BENAQUISTO-NEWSROOM FDLE INVESTIGATION-PKG
LIZBETH BENAQUISTO-SS LEE BONITA EMS-VOWIPE
LIZBETH BENAQUISTO-NEWSROOM LEE BONITA EMS-SOTVO
LEE BONITA EMS-VO PLASMA STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS
LEE BONITA EMS-TRX PKG LT GOV SWEAR IN-TRX SS
FDLE INVESTIGATION-TRX VO OC COLLIER VOTING CARDS-OC
RYAN CAROLL COURT-VO LEE CO ANIMAL SERVICES-VO
FM DRUG BUST-2 SS I 75 CONSTRUCTION-TRX MAP VO TOPS
JANET YELLEN-VO LEE SAND-VO
STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS MOSCOW DEADLY SHOOTING-TRX O ANI
CLEWISTON DEADLY SHOOTING-VO MOSCOW DEADLY SHOOTING-PKG
CAPE MOLDY FIRE STATION-VO SOCHI COUNTDOWN-CLIP-SS 2 VO
BRIDGEGATE LATEST-TRX O ANI (us skeleton)-vo
BRIDGEGATE LATEST-PKG (us bobsled)-vo
SOCHI COUNTDOWN-CLIP-SS 2 VO OCTOMOM IN COURT-VO
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TEASE ONE-2 SHOT TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
TZ1 A) INTERNET LAND RUSH-VO TZ4 A) ONE RING SCAM-SOTVO
TZ1 B) AR 21 CAR WRECK-VOTOPS TZ4 B) PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN-VOTOPS
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INTERNET LAND RUSH-PKG ONE RING SCAM-TRX PKG
MARRIOTT HOTEL HACK-VO PLASMA ONE RING SCAM-OC
ATT FAMILY PLAN-VOTOPS FM ROBBERIES-TRX VO
CITI APP LAUNCH-VO PLASMA MI ESCAPED INMATE-TRX VOTOPS
SNOWDEN BOOK-VO GROUNDHOG DAY-TRX SOTVOTOPS
AR 21 CAR WRECK-TRX VOTOPS WIPE SAUNA MARATHON-TRX SOTVOTOPS
SNOWY WEATHER-VOTOPS FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
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HOFFMAN-VO PLASMA PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN-TRX PKG
HOFFMAN-TRX PKG BRUNO MARS HALFTIME-NATS VO
AT THE BOX OFFICE-OC SUPER BOWL FLU-2 SHOT
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TEASE TWO-2 SHOT B) HOFFMAN DEATH-VOTOPS
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IL BLIZZARD-VOTOPS WIPE FDLE INVESTIGATION-TRXVO TOPS
OK SNOW-VOTOPS LEE BONITA EMS-VOTOPS
LATE NIGHT TRANSITION-2 SHOT RYAN CAROLL COURT-VOTOPS
LATE NIGHT TRANSITION-PKG MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE
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NAPLES HIGH RISE FIRE-REM LIVE


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NAPLES HIGH RISE FIRE-VO


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LIZBETH BENAQUISTO-TRX VOTOPS OBX


BREAKING RIGHT NOW --

STATE SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO PLANS TO RUN FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S VACANT SEAT IN CONGRESS.

TREY RADEL RESIGNED IN THE MIDDLE OF A HOUSE ETHICS INVESTIGATION INTO HIS COCAINE ARREST.

NOW CANDIDATES ARE UP AGAINST THE CLOCK TO RALLY SUPPORT BEFORE A SPECIAL ELECTION.

NBC-2'S NICK CILETTI IS IN OUR NEWSROOM WITH BREAKING DETAIL. Return to index of stories...


LIZBETH BENAQUISTO-NEWSROOM


BENACQUISTO'S CAMPAIGN SPOKESPERSON E-MAILED ME A STATEMENT JUST A SHORT TIME AGO.CONFIRMING AFTER WEEKS OF SPECULATION.THAT SHE WOULD RUN FOR RADEL'S SEAT.

RADEL RESIGNED JUST A WEEK AGO.

THIS IS AFTER HIS COCAINE BUST IN WASHINGTON D-C IN OCTOBER. Return to index of stories...


LIZBETH BENAQUISTO-SS


LET'S GET TO A STATEMENT THAT SEN. BENACQUISTO'S CAMP SENT US.

IT SAYS IN PART "AFTER CAREFUL CONSIDERATION AND WITH THE FULL SUPPORT OF MY FAMILY. I KNOW THAT THIS IS THE BEST WAY FOR ME TO CONTINUE TO SERVE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

MY DECISION FOLLOWS THOUGHTFUL DIALOGUE WITH MY FRIENDS, BUSINESS LEADERS AND THE INCREDIBLE PEOPLE OF THIS COMMUNITY.

THE ENCOURAGEMENT I HAVE RECEIVED FROM OUR COMMUNITY TO TAKE ON THIS CHALLENGE HAS BEEN BOTH HUMBLING AND INSPIRATIONAL." Return to index of stories...


LIZBETH BENAQUISTO-NEWSROOM


BENACQUISTO SERVES AS THE MAJORITY LEADER IN THE FLORIDA SENATE.

WE KNOW SHE'S IN TALLAHASSEE RIGHT NOW.BUT WE'RE HEARING SHE'LL BE BACK IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA LATER THIS WEEK.

ALSO -- WE ARE CONFIRMING RIGHT NOW THAT CHAUNCEY GOSS WILL NOT RUN.

GOSS CAME IN SECOND IN THE 2012 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY.LOSING ONLY TO RADEL.

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LEE BONITA EMS-VO PLASMA


NOW TO THE LATEST IN A DISPUTE OVER RENT WITH THE BONITA SPRINGS FIRE DISTRICT,

CAUSING THE EMS TO STAY AT HOTELS ACROSS BONITA.

LEE COUNTY EMS IN BONITA SPRINGS WILL NOT BE MOVING BACK INTO FIRE STATIONS -- YET.

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH HAS NEW DETAILS ON WHY. Return to index of stories...


LEE BONITA EMS-TRX PKG


THIS HAMPTON INN IS ONE OF THE 3 HOTELS LEE COUNTY EMS HAS BEEN CALLING HOME FOR THE PAST THREE MONTHS --

THEY'VE BEEN PAYING ABOUT 95-HUNDRED DOLLARS A MONTH AT THOSE 3 HOTELS IN RENT AND THAT'S HOW MUCH THEY'LL PAY WHEN THEY MOVE BACK TO THE BONITA SPRINGS FIRE DISTRICT.

THIS AMBULANCE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE MOVING AT 10 THIS MORNING BUT EMS OFFICIALS TELL US PAPERWORK IS DELAYING THAT MOVE WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY.

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THE BONITA SPRINGS FIRE DISTRICT HAS BEEN PETITIONING THE COUNTY TO PROVIDE AMBULANCE SERVICES THEMSELVES.

THE COUNTY DENIED IT, SAYING THERE'S NO NEED FOR IT.

SHORTLY AFTER, LEE EMS GOT A BILL FOR RENT, TOTALING 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR.

LEE EMS SAYS THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THIS CHANGE.

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BENJAMIN ABES, LEE COUNTY EMS

"We have contended since day one that this is solely a CAM charge negotiation, it is not connected in anyway to the COPCN discussion that's going on right now."

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IN THE MEANTIME, BSFD IS STILL FIGHTING TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN AMBULANCE SERVICES.

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FDLE INVESTIGATION-TRX VO OC


HUNDREDS OF CRIMINALS COULD SOON WALK THE STREET IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA,

AND THOUSANDS ACROSS THE STATE.

ALL BECAUSE A CRIME LAB CHEMIST IS ACCUSED OF TAMPERING WITH EVIDENCE.

LEE COUNTY INVESTIGATORS SAY DATING BACK TO 2006,

A CHEMIST WAS SWAPPING PAIN PILLS FOR FOR OVER THE COUNTER DRUGS.

25-HUNDRED CASES ARE NOW AT STAKE ACROSS FLORIDA.

100 OF THOSE HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

EVERY CASE IN WHICH THAT CHEMIST WAS INVOLVED COULD LEAD TO OVERTURNED VERDICTS AND LAWSUITS AGAINST THE STATE.

OFFICIALS WILL RELEASE THE NAME OF THE CHEMIST AS SOON AS HE IS FORMALLY CHARGED. Return to index of stories...


RYAN CAROLL COURT-VO


THE CASE INVOLVING AN ACCUSED DRUG RING LEADER HEADS TO COURT TODAY.

DEPUTIES SAY RYAN CARROL RAN A SOPHISTICATED OPERATION SHIPPING DRUGS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.

EARLIER THIS MONTH, POLICE FOUND MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS IN SYNTHETIC DRUGS IN A SAN CARLOS HOME.

CARROL HAS ALREADY ENTERED A PLEA OF NOT GUILTY, AND IS NOT EXPECTED IN COURT. Return to index of stories...


FM DRUG BUST-2 SS


A CAPE CORAL WOMAN IS IN JAIL TODAY, ACCUSED OF TRYING TO SELL COCAINE.

AFTER A THREE MONTH INVESTIGATION, POLICE SEARCHED THE HOME ON GRAND AVENUE ON JANUARY 31ST.

AND ARRESTED SONJA JOYNER.

POLICE FOUND COCAINE,

MARIJUANA, A SEMI AUTOMATIC HANDGUN AND DRUG-MAKING MATERIALS.

FORT MYERS POLICE ASSISTED IN THE RAID. Return to index of stories...


JANET YELLEN-VO


THE FIRST WOMAN TO CHAIR THE FEDERAL RESERVE WAS SWORN IN TODAY.

NOMINATED BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA,

JANET YELLEN'S FOUR-YEAR TERM AS CHAIRMAN WILL END IN 20-18.

YELLEN WAS VICE-CHAIR OF THE NATION'S CENTRAL BANK SINCE 20-10.

67 YEAR OLD YELLEN REPLACES BEN BERNANKE.

HE SERVED AS FED CHAIRMAN FOR EIGHT YEARS. Return to index of stories...


STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS


ON WALL STREET TODAY,

A NEW REPORT SHOWS U-S MANUFACTURING EXPANDED AT MUCH SLOWER PACE IN DECEMBER.

THE DOW HAD ITS WORST START SINCE 2009 LAST MONTH.

LOOKING LIVE AT THE BIG BOARD.

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CLEWISTON DEADLY SHOOTING-VO


RIGHT NOW IN HENDRY COUNTY,

DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR THE GUNMAN RESPONSIBLE FOR KILLING A 30 YEAR OLD MAN.

RASHENE JORDAN WAS FOUND DEAD IN A DRIVEWAY SUNDAY MORNING NEAR THE HARLEM GARDEN APARTMENTS IN CLEWISTON.

RIGHT NOW DEPUTIES ARE QUESTIONING PEOPLE OF INTEREST.

NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MOLDY FIRE STATION-VO


AFTER MONTHS OF DEEP CLEANING-

CAPE CORAL'S OLDEST FIRE STATION HAS REOPENED.

NBC2 LEARNED TODAY FIRE STATION NUMBER TWO LOCATED ON NICHOLAS PARKWAY WAS CLEARED OF AN EXTENSIVE MOLD PROBLEM THAT FORCED IT TO SHUT DOWN.

THE MOLD WAS DISCOVERED DURING A RENOVATION PROJECT TO HELP IMPROVE AIR QUALITY AT THE STATION.

TWO SEPARATE MOLD INSPECTIONS PROVIDED THE ALL CLEAR. Return to index of stories...


BRIDGEGATE LATEST-TRX O ANI


DEVELOPING IN NEW JERSEY,

TODAY COULD BE A KEY DAY IN THE SO-CALLED "BRIDGE GATE" INVESTIGATION.

THERE NEW REVELATIONS ABOUT WHAT GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE KNEW AND WHEN HE KNEW IT.

NBC'S KELLY O'DONNELL REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


BRIDGEGATE LATEST-PKG


CHRIS CHRISTIE HAD SOMETHING TO CHEER ABOUT AT FOOTBALL'S BIGGEST PARTY.AS NEW JERSEY HOSTED SUPERBOWL 48.

AND THIS WEEKEND, THE GOVERNOR'S TEAM RAN A NEW POLITICAL PLAY.STRIKING BACK AT EX-PORT AUTHORITY OFFICIAL DAVID WILDSTEIN.

AFTER HIS LAWYER FLOATED IN A LETTER THAT "EVIDENCE EXISTS" CHRISTIE KNEW ABOUT THE BRIDGE TRAFFIC MESS WHILE IT WAS HAPPENING LAST FALL.

CHRISTIE DENIES THAT.

THE LAWYER MADE THE ALLEGATIONS IN A LETTER DEMANDING THE PORT AUTHORITY PAY WILDSTEIN'S LEGAL BILLS.

NEW JERSEY LAWMAKERS SAY WILDSTEIN HAS PRODUCED NO NEW EVIDENCE.

"Nothing that says the governor knew contemporaneously, which is the allegation that he's making now." ***

CHRISTIE HAD ALREADY DISTANCED HIMSELF FROM WILDSTEIN WHO HAD SUPERVISED THE LANE CLOSURES.BOTH ATTENDED THE SAME HIGH SCHOOL.

"David and I were not friends in high school. We were not even acquaintances in high school."

BUT HIGH SCHOOL CAME BACK IN THIS STINGING MEMO SENT TO CHRISTIE SUPPORTERS SATURDAY THAT STATED:

"DAVID WILDSTEIN WILL DO AND SAY ANYTHING TO SAVE DAVID WILDSTEIN"

THE MEMO LISTED A SERIES OF CRITICISMS OF WILDSTEIN'S WORK AND CHARACTER.INCLUDING THIS.

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SOCHI COUNTDOWN-CLIP-SS 2 VO


KELLY ODONNELL REPORTING.

WE ARE ON THE ROAD TO SOCHI!

THREE DAYS TO GO.

LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE U-S TEAMS GETTING READY THIS WEEK.

NEW VIDEO OF THE U-S MEN AND WOMEN'S SKELETON TEAMS.

THE WOMEN START THEIR OFFICIAL RUNS THURSDAY.

THE MEN ARE SLATED TO START FRIDAY.

BOTH TEAMS ARE CONFIDENT THEY'LL BRING MEDALS HOME.

THE MEN'S U-S BOBSLED TEAM ALSO TALKED TODAY,

ABOUT THE CHALLENGES OF THE TRACK IN SOCHI.

THE U-S FACES TOUGH COMPETITION FROM THE GERMAN AND RUSSIAN TEAMS.

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TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


THE DAYS OF THE WILD WEST MAY BE OVER.

BUT NOT WHEN IT COMES TO CYBERSPACE.

WE'RE GOING TO SHOW YOU WHAT'S CALLED THE GREAT INTERNET LAND RUSH.

THE WORLD WIDE WEB IS OPEN TO BIDDING THIS WEEK.

AND MUST SEE VIDEO FROM ARKANSAS.

JUST ONE OF MANY STATES GETTING POUNDED WITH SNOW. AGAIN.

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TZ1 A) INTERNET LAND RUSH-VO


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WEATHER-STC


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


INTERNET LAND RUSH-TRX OC


BIG CHANGES ARE COMING THIS WEEK THAT MAY AFFECT HOW WE GET TO CERTAIN WEB SITES.

IT'S CALLED THE INTERNET LAND RUSH.

NBC2'S NICK CILETTI TAKES A LOOK. Return to index of stories...


INTERNET LAND RUSH-PKG


THE SIMPLEST WAY TO DESCRIBE THIS -- THINK ABOUT THE INTERNET AS LAND.

WELL A HUGE PORTION OF BRAND NEW, UNTOUCHED LAND WAS JUST DISCOVERED -- AND IT'S NOW OPEN TO BIDDING. THAT IS WHAT IS AT WORK HERE -- IT'S BEING CALLED AN INTERNET LAND RUSH. AND THE RACE IS ABOUT TO BEGIN.

RIGHT NOW -- THERE ARE ONLY TWENTY-TWO TOP DOMAIN NAMES -- THINK DOT-COM, DOT-ORG AND DOT-NET. THOSE LAST PARTS OF THE DOMAIN NAMES CONTROL ABOUT 111 MILLION INTERNET ADDRESSES.

IT MAY BE ODD TO HEAR BUT THE INTERNET IS RUNNING OUT OF SPACE. MANY NAMES ARE ALREADY TAKEN AND BUSINESSES HAVE TO GET CLEVER TO FIND A UNIQUE WEBSITE NAME THAT SUITS THEM

WHICH IS WHY SOME NEW DOMAIN SPACE IS ABOUT TO BE UP FOR GRABS. MORE THAN 1000 NEW DOMAIN NAMES WILL COME INTO EXISTENCE ON TUESDAY.

ANYONE, ANYWHERE WILL BE ABLE TO PURCHASE -- FOR A HIGH PRICE -- AND CREATE THEIR OWN DOMAIN NAME.

AND VARIETY IS KEY HERE TOO -- NEW DOMAINS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN DOZENS OF NEW LANGUAGES, INCLUDING CHINESE AND ARABIC.

THIS IS NOT ONLY A BIG CHANGE FOR INTERNET USERS -- BUT IT HAS THE POTENTIAL TO GENERATE HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN SALES. Return to index of stories...


MARRIOTT HOTEL HACK-VO PLASMA


NICK CILETTI REPORTING.

HERE'S A CONSUMER ALERT FROM A RESPECTED NAME IN HOSPITALITY.

MARRIOTT EXECUTIVES HOPE TO PINPOINT HOW HACKERS STOLE PAYMENT INFORMATION.

BANKING INVESTIGATORS NOTICED FRAUD AMONG CARDS PREVIOUSLY USED AT MARRIOT HOTELS.

THE BREACH HAPPENED LAST YEAR AT PROPERTIES IN AUSTIN, CHICAGO, DENVER, L-A, LOUISVILLE, AND TAMPA.

ALL ARE MANAGED BY THE SAME COMPANY - WHITE LODGING. Return to index of stories...


ATT FAMILY PLAN-VOTOPS


AT&T IS CUTTING PRICES ON ITS FAMILY WIRELESS DATA PLANS.

THE COMPANY FACES PRESSURE FROM RIVALS TO ADD CUSTOMERS.

FOR 160 DOLLARS PER MONTH,

THAT'S 20% LESS THAN AT&T'S PREVIOUS PRICING.

FAMILIES CAN NOW SHARE 10 GIGABYTES OF DATA ON UP TO FOUR SMARTPHONES. Return to index of stories...


CITI APP LAUNCH-VO PLASMA


AND LISTEN TO THIS.

CITIGROUP IS LAUNCHING A NEW APP TODAY,

LETTING YOU CHECK YOUR BALANCE AND TRANSACTIONS WITHOUT HAVING TO LOG IN TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT.

THE APP IS BEING TESTED FOR NOW JUST IN CALIFORNIA.

CITI IS TAKING STEPS TO ENSURE THE APP IS SAFE AND SECURE.

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SNOWDEN BOOK-VO


EDWARD SNOWDEN'S STORY IS ABOUT TO HIT BOOKSTORES.

A BOOK TITLED "THE SNOWDEN FILES: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE WORLD'S MOST WANTED MAN" COMES OUT IN THE U-K THIS WEEK.

IT'S SCHEDULED TO BE RELEASED IN THE U-S FEBRUARY 11TH.

THE BOOK DETAILS THE LEAKER'S JOURNEY.

EDWARD SNOWDEN IS CURRENTLY HOLED UP IN RUSSIA. Return to index of stories...


AR 21 CAR WRECK-TRX VOTOPS WIPE


AMAZING VIDEO FROM FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS.

EVERYONE SEEMS TO BE OKAY TODAY AFTER A 21-CAR PILEUP SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

FIVE INCHES OF SNOW BLANKETED FAYETTEVILLE SUNDAY,

MAKING DRIVING CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS.

DRIVERS ARE WARNED TO STAY OFF THE ROADS TODAY.

MOST OF THE CARS WERE STILL STUCK INTO THE NIGHT.

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SNOWY WEATHER-VOTOPS


MORE SNOWY WEATHER TO SHOW YOU AT MIDDAY.

SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW FELL ACROSS NORTH TEXAS SUNDAY,

A DAY AFTER THE STORM DUMPED UP TO TEN INCHES ACROSS WEST TEXAS.

A HEAVY SNOWFALL BROUGHT UP TO SIX INCHES TO SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA SUNDAY,

CAUSING TRAVEL TROUBLES ON THE ROADS AND IN THE AIR.

MORE SNOW IS FORECAST THERE LATER TODAY. Return to index of stories...


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


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 warm start to the week"

After the low clouds and fog lifted across Southwest Florida yesterday, it turned out to be a pretty nice Sunday. Lots of sunshine returned and temperatures warmed close to record values as they soared into the middle to upper 80s.

Now that the fog has dissipated across the area, partly sunny skies will take us into the afternoon hours with minimal rain chances. A couple of isolated showers will be possible mainly east of I- 75, otherwise plan on a fairly dry and warm start to the week. In fact, afternoon highs will run 10° above average as they climb into the middle 80s. With the developing west coast seabreeze, temperatures will be slightly cooler along the coast and at our beach locations has they closer to 80°.

With only a few clouds and light winds in the forecast tonight, patchy fog will be a concern for the early morning commute on Tuesday. Temperatures will also settle in the middle to upper 60s.

The unseasonably warm weather will stick around through the middle part of the week. Plan on morning lows to be quite mild in the middle 60s, while temperatures climb into the lower to middle 80s during the day. A bit more moisture will return by midweek adding a little bit of cloud cover to our skies, along with the a few more showers by Wednesday. A better rain chance will come in for the second half of the weekend ahead of an approaching cold front. Return to index of stories...


HOFFMAN-VO PLASMA


A MAKESHIFT MEMORIAL SITS OUTSIDE PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN'S NEW YORK APARTMENT.

THE OSCAR-WINNING ACTOR WAS FOUND DEAD IN HIS APARTMENT ON SUNDAY OF A SUSPECTED DRUG OVERDOSE.

INVESTIGATORS FOUND HEROIN, NEEDLES AND SEVERAL BOTTLES OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

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HOFFMAN-TRX PKG


SADNESS AND SHOCK

"tba"

AS THE CORONER REMOVED THE BODY OF PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN FROM HIS GREENWICH VILLAGE APARTMENT… NOW HOME TO A GROWING MEMORIAL OF FLOWERS AND CANDLES.

HIS BODY WAS DISCOVERED BY A SCREENWRITER FRIEND WHO'D STOPPED BY AFTER HOFFMAN FAILED TO MEET UP WITH HIS KIDS.

"He was found with a t-shirt and shorts with a needle in his left arm with envelops nearby with what is believe to have been heroin in them."

THE 46 YEAR OLD AWARD WINNING ACTOR SPENT MUCH OF HIS ADULTHOOD BATTLING DRUG ADDICTION.

LAST YEAR- AFTER MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS OF SOBRIETY- HE RELAPSED AND ENTERED REHAB.

IN A STATEMENT, HIS FAMILY SAID:

"We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil / This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of grieving. Please keep Phil in your thoughts and prayers."

Nats "Hunger Games"

HOFFMAN RECENTLY APPEARED IN "THE HUNGER GAMES CATCHING FIRE" AND WAS IN THE MIDDLE OF SHOOTING THE FINAL FILMS IN THE FRANCHISE.

BUT HIS WORK WAS NEVER LIMITED TO ANY ONE GENRE.

HE WON AN OSCAR FOR HIS PORTRAYAL OF TRUMAN CAPOTE.

Nats "Captoe"

AND ENTERTAINED AUDIENCES AS LESTER BANGS IN "ALMOST FAMOUS"

Nats "Almost Famous"

HOFFMAN WAS ALSO A STAGE ACTOR AND 2-TIME TONY NOMINEE FOR HIS WORK ON BROADWAY.

AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH HE HAD SEVERAL OTHER PROJECTS IN THE WORKS. INCLUDING A SHOWTIME SERIES ABOUT A MIDDLE AGED MAN'S SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS.

A TALENTED LIFE CUT SHORT. LEAVING FAMILY AND FANS IN MOURNING.

IN NEW YORK, Sarah Dallof NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


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SARAH DALLOF REPORTING.

KEVIN HART AND ICE CUBE ARE RIDING HIGH AT THE BOX OFFICE.

okay enough of that nasty.screams

"RIDE ALONG" SOLD THE MOST TICKETS FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT WEEKEND.

THE BUDDY COP COMEDY EARNED MORE THAN 12-MILLION DOLLARS.

"FROZEN" CAME IN SECOND WITH A TAKE OF MORE THAN NINE-MILLION DOLLARS.

MAKING IT THE FOURTH-HIGHEST-GROSSING ANIMATED MOVIE OF ALL TIME,

WITH EARNINGS OF MORE THAN 360-MILLION DOLLARS.

"THAT AWKWARD MOMENT" GRABBED THE THIRD SPOT IN ITS DEBUT.

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TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


SARAH DALLOF REPORTING.

GET READY FOR A LATE-NIGHT SHAKE-UP.

*TWO N-B-C SHOWS WELCOME NEW HOSTS.

JIMMY FALLON REPLACES JAY LENO.

AND SETH MYERS STEPS INTO FALLON'S OLD GIG.

WHY THIS TRANSITION DIFFERS FROM THE CONAN O'BRIEN EXPERIMENT.

WE'RE ON PUMP PATROL AT MIDDAY.

HERE'S A QUICK CHECK OF THE CURRENT PRICES. Return to index of stories...


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IL BLIZZARD-VOTOPS WIPE


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

THE SNOW JUST KEEPS FALLING IN PARTS OF THE HEARTLAND.

THIS IS NEW VIDEO FROM ILLINOIS NEAR THE KENTUCKY BORDER.

THE ROADS ARE GETTING WORSE BY THE HOUR!

JUST TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT DRIVING IS LIKE.

A PHOTOGRAPHER WAS SHOOTING VIDEO WHILE CREEPING ALONG A HIGHWAY.

DRIVERS TRYING TO GET TO THEIR DESTINATIONS SAY IT'S TOUGH. Return to index of stories...


OK SNOW-VOTOPS


AND IN OKLAHOMA CITY, WINTER WEATHER IS HITTING HARD.

THE WEATHER TODAY IS EXPECTED TO CLEAR BRIEFLY,

BEFORE ANOTHER SYSTEM WITH SNOW AND POSSIBLY FREEZING RAIN MOVES ACROSS THE STATE.

AND ON A QUICK SIDE NOTE.

PUNXATAWNEY PHIL SAW HIS SHADOW SUNDAY.

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LATE NIGHT TRANSITION-2 SHOT


MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THURSDAY NIGHT.

IT'S JAY LENO'S FINAL SHOW AS HOST OF "THE TONIGHT SHOW".

JIMMY FALLON WILL TAKE OVER LATER THIS MONTH.

AND MOST AGREE THE TRANSITION THIS TIME AROUND FEELS GOOD.

MARK BARGER REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


LATE NIGHT TRANSITION-PKG


nats "I agree, Conan rocks!"

"THE TONIGHT SHOW" TRANSITION FIVE YEARS AGO FROM JAY LENO TO CONAN O'BRIEN WAS A FLOP.

"There was an undercurrent of friction between the Conan camp and the Jay camp because Jay didn't

wanna leave the job."

NEW YORK TIMES MEDIA REPORTER BILL CARTER'S WRITTEN TWO BOOKS CHRONICLING THE LATE NIGHT TV WARS.

AND HE SEES THE TRANSITION FROM LENO TO JIMMY FALLON BEING SMOOTHER FOR SEVERAL REASONS.

"The main difference is that Jay is on board with this. He's not fighting it."

IN FACT, LENO AND FALLON HAVE MOCKED THE NOTION OF TENSIONS BETWEEN THEM.

JUST AS A 66 YEAR OLD JOHNNY CARSON GAVE WAY TO A YOUNGER LENO.

THE NOW 63 YEAR OLD COMEDIAN'S DOING THE SAME. FOR ONE 24 YEARS YOUNGER.

"You're getting a next generation performer, which at some point, you gotta make that move."

BUT CARTER SEES FALLON'S STYLE OF COMEDY AND HIS MUSICAL TALENTS

nats "Where you think you're going baby?"

HAVING MORE MAINSTREAM APPEAL TO VIEWERS THAN CONAN O'BRIEN HAD.

"I think they'll be more comfortable with Jimmy than they were with Conan because I think Conan was a completely

different act."

MEANWHILE, JAY LENO'S FINAL ACT THIS WEEK WRAPS 17 YEARS ATOP LATE NIGHT RATINGS.

"He had a lot of doubters. He had a lot of critics, but the guy always won. Even after they pulled him out and sent him to 10 o'clock and he came back, he won again."

IN THE PROCESS.

nats "You know what OJ calls 2 million in legal bills? Thursday!"

LENO BUILT A LATE NIGHT LEGACY OF LAUGHTER.

MARK BARGER, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


LATE NIGHT TRANSITION-SS TOPS 2 SHOT


CATCH JIMMY FALLON STARTING FEBRUARY 17,

RIGHT AFTER THE OLYMPICS.

RIGHT HERE ON NBC2.

BY THE WAY ONE OF JAY'S GUESTS TONIGHT. JIMMY FALLON. Return to index of stories...


SETH MEYERS-2 SHOT SOT VO


SO WHO TAKES OVER JIMMY FALLON'S LATE NIGHT SPOT?

SNL'S SETH MEYERS LEAVES HIS WEEKEND UPDATE DESK.

TAKE A LOOK.

nats of andy samberg, seth meyers, amy peoheler and stefon

AGAIN,

FEBRUARY 17TH RIGHT HERE ON NBC2.

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TEASE THREE-2 SHOT


DEVELOPING IN RUSSIA TODAY.

AN ARMED TEEN STORMS HIS HIGH SCHOOL - KILLING A TEACHER A A POLICE OFFICER.

THE LATEST FROM MOSCOW.

ENLISTING ORDINARY CITIZENS INTO ACTION!

HELP YOUR NEIGHBOR WHEN A HEART ATTACK STRIKES.

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DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS


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RADEL REPLACEMENT-PLASMA 2 SS FULL PLASMA


LET'S TALK ABOUT DISTRICT 19, ONCE REPRESENTED BY FORMER CONGRESSMAN TREY RADEL.

STATE SENTOAR LIZBETH BENAQUISTO ANNOUNCED HER CANDIDACY TODAY.

BENACQUISTO SERVES AS THE MAJORITY LEADER IN THE FLORIDA SENATE.

HER CAMP SENT US THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT TODAY.

"AFTER CAREFUL CONSIDERATION AND WITH THE FULL SUPPORT OF MY FAMILY. I KNOW THAT THIS IS THE BEST WAY FOR ME TO CONTINUE TO SERVE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. '

AND ACCORDING TO OUR PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS,

SANIBEL RESIDENT CHAUNCEY GOSS WILL *NOT BE A CANDIDATE IN THE RACE.

GOSS FINISHED SECOND TO RADEL IN THE 2012 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY.

MORE THAN HALF A DOZEN OTHER CONTENDERS ARE IN THE RUNNING FOR DISTRICT 19.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SET A PRIMARY DATE OF APRIL 22ND,

AND A SPECIAL ELECTION OF JUNE 24TH. Return to index of stories...


FDLE INVESTIGATION-TRX VOTOPS OC


THOUSANDS OF CONVICTED CRIMINALS COULD SOON WALK THE STREETS IN FLORIDA.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT SCRAMBLING THIS NOON TO FIGURE OUT HOW MANY CRIMINAL CASES HAVE BEEN TAINTED SINCE A STATE CHEMIST WAS ACCUSED OF STEALING EVIDENCE.

NBC2'S SAM SWEENEY JOINS US FROM THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE WITH THE LATEST--- Return to index of stories...


FDLE INVESTIGATION-PKG


HEATHER, CHAD

INVESTIGATORS FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPECTED TO GET UNDERWAY HERE TODAY FIGURING OUT WHICH LEE COUNTY CASES MAY HAVE BEEN JEOPARDIZED BY AN ACCUSED CORRUPT CHEMIST.

NEARLY 50 CASES IN LEE COUNTY ARE SAID TO BE AFFECTED---ANOTHER 20 WITHIN THE CITY OF FORT MYERS AND DOZENS MORE IN COLLIER COUNTY.

TAKE VO

THOSE INVESTIGATORS WILL GO OVER IN DETAIL EVIDENCE FROM CASES DATING BACK TO 2006.--- THIS IS ALL IN RESPONSE TO THE DISCOVERY THAT A CHEMIST IN PENNSACOLA SWAPPED PRESCRIPTION PAIN PILLS FOR OVER THE COUNTER DRUGS IN THE EVIDENCE LAB.

NBC 2 IS KEEPING IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH F-D-L-E TO UNCOVER THE NAME OF THE CHEMIST INVOLVED AND THE SPECIFIC CASES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THAT COULD HAVE THEIR VERDICTS OVERTURNED.

TAKE SAM

WE SHOULD LEARN ALL OF THAT AS THIS INVESTIGATION MOVES FORWARD IN THE COMING DAYS.

LIVE AT LCSO SS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


LEE BONITA EMS-VOWIPE


LEE COUNTY EMS IN BONITA SPRINGS WILL NOT BE MOVING BACK INTO FIRE STATIONS -- YET.

A DISPUTE OVER RENT WITH THE BONITA SPRINGS FIRE DISTRICT CAUSED THE EMS TO STAY AT HOTELS ACROSS BONITA.

LEE COUNTY EMS WAS PAYING ABOUT 95-HUNDRED DOLLARS A MONTH TO STAY AT 3 DIFFERENT HOTELS.

THAT'S HOW MUCH THEY'LL BE PAYING THE BONITA SPRINGS FIRE DISTRICT,

WHERE THEY USED TO STAY RENT FREE.

THE FIRE DISTRICT WAS PETITIONING THE COUNTY TO PROVIDE AMBULANCE SERVICES.

THE COUNTY DENIED THAT PETITION SAYING THERE'S NO NEED FOR IT.

SHORTLY AFTER, LEE COUNTY EMS STARTED GETTING BILLS FOR RENT,

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LEE BONITA EMS-SOTVO


BENJAMIN ABES, LEE COUNTY EMS

"DOES THIS HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THEM TRYING TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN AMBULANCE SERVICE?" "We have contended since day one that this is solely a CAM charge negotion, it is not connected in anyway to the COPCN discussion that's going on right now."

THE BONITA SPRINGS FIRE DISTRICT IS STILL TRYING TO PROVIDE THE AMBULANCE SERVICE.

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STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS


ROUGH DAY ON WALL STREET -

AFTER A DISMAL JANUARY - INVESTORS ARE HOPING FOR A BETTER FEBRUARY - BUT SO FAR, NOT SO GOOD.

CONCERNS ABOUT THE GLOBAL ECONOMY AND U-S COMPANY EARNINGS DROPPED THE DOW TO ITS WORST START SINCE 2009 LAST MONTH.

RIGHT NOW THE DOW ___. Return to index of stories...


LT GOV SWEAR IN-TRX SS


TODAY MARKS THE FIRST TIME FLORIDA HAS EVER HAD AN HISPANIC LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.

CARLOS LOPEZ-CANTERA WILL BE SWORN IN AT 5-30 TODAY.

THE POSITION OPENED LAST MARCH WHEN JENNIFER CARROLL RESIGNED.

SHE WAS ACCUSED OF BEING INVOLVED IN AN ILLEGAL GAMBLING OPERATION, BUT WAS LATER CLEARED OF ANY WRONGDOING. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER VOTING CARDS-OC


NEED TO PAY ATTENTION TO THIS ONE FOR SURE.

STARTING TODAY IN COLLIER COUNTY, THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS WILL BEGIN MAILING NEW VOTER INFORMATION CARDS TO PEOPLE, WHO WILL SEE CHANGES IN THEIR VOTING LOCATION.

THERE WILL NOW BE 57 POLLING SITES, INSTEAD OF 62.

YOUR NEW CARD WILL TELL YOU WHERE TO VOTE. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO ANIMAL SERVICES-VO


LOOKING AHEAD IN LEE COUNTY.

THIS WEEK COMMISSIONERS WILL LOOK AT CHANGING THE RULES FOR ANIMAL SERVICES.

40-THOUSAND ANIMALS WERE KILLED IN JUST 5 YEARS.

AND IT COSTS LEE COUNTY TAXPAYERS MORE THAN 20 MILLION DOLLARS TO PUT THEM DOWN.

COMMISSIONERS WILL TAKE A LOOK AT THE CHANGES TOMORROW.

THE MEETING IS AT 9:30 IN COMMISSION CHAMBERS. Return to index of stories...


I 75 CONSTRUCTION-TRX MAP VO TOPS


NBC2 WITH A TRAFFIC ALERT TONIGHT.

AT 11PM CREWS WILL SHUT DOWN I-75 BETWEEN ALICO AND DANIELS PARKWAY.

IT'S ALL PART OF AN EXPANSION PROJECT AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

ALL LANES WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW MORNING AT 5. Return to index of stories...


LEE SAND-VO


LOOKING FOR A SAND SOLUTION.

LOOKING AHEAD IN LEE COUNTY - SAND IS FILLING UP BIG CARLOS PASS.

MEANWHILE, LOVERS KEY AND BONITA BEACH NEED MORE SAND.

COMMISSIONERS WILL TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT TOMORROW'S MEETING.

LAST MONTH, COMMISSIONER LARRY KIKER ASKED COUNTY STAFF TO LOOK AT COMBINING THE THREE PROJECTS.

REPORTS SHOW CHANGING THE PLANS WOULD DELAY THE PROJECTS. Return to index of stories...


MOSCOW DEADLY SHOOTING-TRX O ANI


DEVELOPING IN MOSCOW TODAY,

A TEENAGER IS IN CUSTODY, AFTER POLICE SAY HE BURST INTO HIS HIGH SCHOOL AND SHOT AND KILLED HIS TEACHER AND A POLICE OFFICER.

JIM MACEDA REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


MOSCOW DEADLY SHOOTING-PKG


GIVEN THE OVERRIDING TERROR THREAT AS WE APPROACH THE SOCHI GAMES LATER THIS WEEK.MANY THOUGHT THAT THIS COULD HAVE BEEN A TERROR ATTACK THIS MORNING.

IT TURNED OUT TO BE A DISGRUNTLED STUDENT WHO APPARENTLY, ACCORDING TO EYEWITNESSES HAD A CONFLICT, OR GRUDGE, WITH HIS HIGH SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY TEACHER.

HE STORMED THE SCHOOL, HIS SCHOOL, FIRING WITH TWO RIFLES AS HE MADE HIS WAY TO THE CLASSROOM AND HIS TEACHER.WHERE HE SHOT AND KILLED THAT TEACHER AND THEN OPENED FIRE ON POLICE RESPONDING TO AN ALARM, KILLING ONE POLICEMAN AND WOUNDING ANOTHER.

"We were told immediately to move away from the windows, then everybody was led out into the corrdior. We and all kids from our school were led into the performance hall. Everybody was crying."

HE THEN HELD ABOUT 20 OTHER STUDENTS HOSTAGE FOR SOME TIME UNTIL THE SHOOTER, WE UNDERSTAND, BECAUSE HIS FATHER SHOWED UP, WAS PERSUADED BY HIS FATHER TO GIVE UP.

AGAIN, THIS WAS NOT A TERROR ATTACK BUT IT CERTAINLY WAS A VERY SCARY AND INDEED RARE INCIDENT HERE IN MOSCOW WHERE EVERYONE IS INCREASINGLY NERVOUS.

I'M JIM MACEDA, NBC NEWS, REPORTING FROM MOSCOW, NOW BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI COUNTDOWN-CLIP-SS 2 VO


JIM MACEDA REPORTING.

WE ARE ON THE ROAD TO SOCHI!

THREE DAYS TO GO.

LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE U-S TEAMS GETTING READY THIS WEEK.

NEW VIDEO OF THE U-S MEN AND WOMEN'S SKELETON TEAMS.

THE WOMEN START THEIR OFFICIAL RUNS THURSDAY.

THE MEN ARE SLATED TO START FRIDAY.

BOTH TEAMS ARE CONFIDENT THEY'LL BRING MEDALS HOME.

THE MEN'S U-S BOBSLED TEAM ALSO TALKED TODAY,

ABOUT THE CHALLENGES OF THE TRACK IN SOCHI.

THE U-S FACES TOUGH COMPETITION FROM THE GERMAN AND RUSSIAN TEAMS.

COUNT ON NBC2 FOR EXCLUSIVE, LIVE REPORTS FROM SOCHI EACH MORNING RIGHT HERE ON NBC2. Return to index of stories...


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OCTOMOM IN COURT-VO


THE WOMAN, KNOWN AS THE "OCTO-MOM" IS DUE IN A LOS ANGELES COURT TODAY.

NADYA SULEMAN BECAME FAMOUS IN 2009 WHEN SHE GAVE BIRTH TO OCTUPLETS.

SHE IS NOW CHARGED WITH WELFARE FRAUD - ACCUSED OF FAILING TO REPORT 30-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN INCOME WHEN SHE APPLIED FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE.

SULEMAN PLEADED NOT GUILTY LAST MONTH.

IF CONVICTED, SHE COULD FACE AT LEAST FIVE YEARS IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


FIRST RESPONDERS APP-OC


ON THE MEDICAL FRONT, A NEW SMART PHONE APP LETS YOU BE A FIRST RESPONDER - WHEN SOMEONE NEARBY IS SUFFERING FROM A HEART ATTACK.

MONICA ROBINS SHOWS YOU HOW IT WORKS. Return to index of stories...


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WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF SOMEONE HAD A HEART ATTACK NEAR YOU. IF YOU KNEW CPR, CHANCES ARE YOU'D HELP. BUT NOW THERE'S AN APP, CALLED PULSE POINT TO ENLIST ORDINARY CITIZENS INTO ACTION.

"it helps us as ems responders to get somebody there before we get there"

HOSPITALS FOOTED THE FIVE THOUSAND DOLLAR BILL TO OUTFIT THE NEW DISPATCH CENTER, WITH THE NEW TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL BE INTEGRATED INTO 9-1-1 CALLS. IF YOU HAVE THE APP AND YOU'RE NEARBY, YOU'LL GET THE ALERT.

"geographically within point two miles it will let you know there is a cardiac arrest. So you're trained in CPR you can say wow, I'm right down the street from this I can help. And it just puts hands on the chest faster."

USING YOUR PHONE'S GPS, IT WILL ALSO TELL YOU WHERE THE CLOSEST A-E-D IS LOCATED.

"it's very specific so you know if you walk in, go to the left wall and there's the AED."

AND IF YOUR CPR IS RUSTY, IT HAS INSTRUCTIONS TOO. BOTTOM LINE, THE FASTER ANY HELP ARRIVES, THE MORE LIKELY THE PERSON MAY SURVIVE.

"good quality CPR immediately is what is going to save lives." Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


MONICA ROBINS REPORTING.

AN NBC2 CONSUMER ALERT - THESE DAYS ALL SCAMMERS NEED IS A TELEPHONE TO STEAL YOUR MONEY.

I don't know anybody in Antigua

NEXT AT NOON - WE'LL EXPLAIN THE SO-CALLED 'ONE RING SCAM',

FIND OUT HOW IT WORKS, AND WHY IT'S HARD TO FIND THE CROOKS.

AND AN AUTOPSY IS SET TODAY,

AS FRIENDS AND FAMILY MOURN THE LOSS OF A HOLLYWOOD GIANT.

NBC2 WITH THE LATEST ON ACTOR PHILLIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN.

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ONE RING SCAM-VO PLASMA


IT'S ONE PHONE CALL YOU DON'T WANT TO RETURN.

A NEW PHONE SCAM IS SWEEPING THE COUNTRY.

AND CROOKS DON'T EVEN NEED YOUR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION TO STEAL YOUR MONEY.

GARRETT HAAKE SHOWS YOU HOW TO AVOID BEING A VICTIM. Return to index of stories...


ONE RING SCAM-TRX PKG


FOOD WRITER JENNY VERGARA WAS HARD AT WORK AROUND LUNCHTIME TODAY, WHEN HER CELLPHONE RANG, ONCE.

"I looked down at the screen and I realized it was this weird Antigua call and I thought, I don't know anybody in Antigua."

SHE DIDN'T KNOW IT THEN - BUT VERGARA HAD JUST BECOME THE TARGET OF AN INTERNATIONAL PHONE SCAM.

"Here's how it works. Scammers oversees buy or steal lists of US cell phone numbers - and use computers to mass dial Your cell phone rings just long enough to generate a missed call. When you call back, the spammers charge your phone bill like a 900 number - $20 for the call, and another $9 for every minute you spend on the line."

"It is a new take on an old scam, so we are familiar with this type of thing, but the one-ring scam is brand new."

THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU SAYS THIS SCAM IS MORE EFFECTIVE THAN SOME OTHERS - IN PART BECAUSE IT RAISES NO RED FLAGS.

There is no one trying to sell you anything. There is no one sending the wrong type of message or who has a foreign accent or doesn't speak very well. All of those things that we look for are absent."

EVEN THE NUMBER LOOKS NORMAL - ASIDE FROM WHERE IT CAME FROM. AND FOR MANY SMART PHONE OWNERS - THAT WAS THE ONLY WARNING THEY NEEDED NOT TO RETURN THE CALL.

"So it said "Antigua" and I thought, yeah, no. I'd like to go visit there, but I don't know anybody there." Return to index of stories...


ONE RING SCAM-OC


GARRETT HAAKE REPORTING.

SCAMS LIKE THIS NORMALLY TARGET ONE REGION OR CITY AT A TIME.

PART OF WHAT MAKES THIS ONE DIFFERENT -

THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU SAYS IT'S HAPPENING ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY,

ALL AT ONCE. Return to index of stories...


FM ROBBERIES-TRX VO


NBC2 WITH A CRIME ALERT AT MIDDAY.

TAKE A LOOK AT THESE SURVEILLANCE PICTURES.

FORT MYERS POLICE SAY THIS MAN IS ACCUSED IN MULTIPLE ROBBERIES.

HE ROBBED THE FAMILY DOLLAR ON CLEVELAND AVENUE.

AND THERE WAS A WOMAN HELPING HIM.

HE ALSO REPORTEDLY ROBBED A DUNKIN DONUTS ON CLEVELAND AVENUE.

IF YOU RECOGNIZE EITHER PEOPLE, CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


MI ESCAPED INMATE-TRX VOTOPS


DEVELOPING IN MICHIGAN AT MIDDAY.

A MANHUNT IS UNDERWAY - AFTER A KILLER SERVING FIVE LIFE SENTENCES, ESCAPED FROM PRISON.

MICHAEL ELLIOT ESCAPED SUNDAY.

AUTHORITIES BELIEVE HE MADE IT AS FAR AS INDIANA.

THEY SAY ELLIOT CARJACKED A WOMAN IN MICHIGAN, AND DROVE WITH HER TO INDIANA WHERE SHE MANAGED TO ESCAPE. Return to index of stories...


GROUNDHOG DAY-TRX SOTVOTOPS


.six more weeks of winter it must be!

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT - TO THE CHAGRIN OF MANY - GROUNDHOG PHIL SAW HIS SHADOW, MEANING ANOTHER SIX WEEKS OF WINTER! Return to index of stories...


SAUNA MARATHON-TRX SOTVOTOPS


This is just great. It's just so silly how you could not want to participate in this.

PEOPLE IN ESTONIA TAKE PART IN A RATHER UNUSUAL EVENT.

THIS IS THE SAUNA MARATHON.

RUNNERS BASICALLY VISIT AS MANY SAUNAS AS POSSIBLE,

SPENDING AT LEAST THREE MINUTES AT EACH ONE.

EXTRA POINTS ARE GIVEN IF SOMEONE DIPS IN A HOT TUB,

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


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 warm start to the week"

After the low clouds and fog lifted across Southwest Florida yesterday, it turned out to be a pretty nice Sunday. Lots of sunshine returned and temperatures warmed close to record values as they soared into the middle to upper 80s.

Now that the fog has dissipated across the area, partly sunny skies will take us into the afternoon hours with minimal rain chances. A couple of isolated showers will be possible mainly east of I- 75, otherwise plan on a fairly dry and warm start to the week. In fact, afternoon highs will run 10° above average as they climb into the middle 80s. With the developing west coast seabreeze, temperatures will be slightly cooler along the coast and at our beach locations has they closer to 80°.

With only a few clouds and light winds in the forecast tonight, patchy fog will be a concern for the early morning commute on Tuesday. Temperatures will also settle in the middle to upper 60s.

The unseasonably warm weather will stick around through the middle part of the week. Plan on morning lows to be quite mild in the middle 60s, while temperatures climb into the lower to middle 80s during the day. A bit more moisture will return by midweek adding a little bit of cloud cover to our skies, along with the a few more showers by Wednesday. A better rain chance will come in for the second half of the weekend ahead of an approaching cold front. Return to index of stories...


PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN-VO TC MON


HOLLYWOOD MOURNS THE LOSS OF ACTOR PHILLIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN.

THE 46-YEAR-OLD WAS FOUND DEAD SUNDAY OF A SUSPECTED DRUG OVERDOSE.

AN AUTOPSY IS SCHEDULED TODAY.

ALEXANDRA FIELD HAS DETAILS ON THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING HIS DEATH. Return to index of stories...


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A FLURRY OF FLASHBULBS AS ACTOR PHILLIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN'S BODY WAS CARRIED OUT OF HIS NEW YORK CITY HOME.

THE ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING ACTOR WAS FOUND DEAD SUNDAY MORNING ON HIS BATHROOM FLOOR OF AN APPARENT OVERDOSE.

LAW ENFORCEMENT SOURCES SAY HOFFMAN WAS FOUND WITH A NEEDLE IN HIS LEFT ARM AND AT LEAST TWO BAGGIES THAT THEY BELIEVE CONTAIN HEROIN -- SEVERAL OTHERS ENVELOPES FOUND EMPTY.

POLICE SAY HOFFMAN HADN'T BEEN SEEN SINCE 8PM THE NIGHT BEFORE.

PLAYWRIGHT DAVID KATZ CALLED POLICE AFTER FINDING HIS BODY AT THIS APARTMENT.

HOFFMAN'S FAMILY RELEASED A STATEMENT THAT READS IN PART:

"We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone."

THIS WAS THE PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN THAT WAS KNOWN IN THIS star-studded neighborhood… REGARDED AS A GREAT FATHER AND NEIGHBOR -- ONE WHO WAS CONCERNED ABOUT ISSUES IN HIS COMMUNITY.

"I'm just in shock. I feel so horrified in a way and it's bad also to know how he died because he must have been in a lot of pain."

FRIENDS SAY HOFFMAN MOVED HERE ALONE LAST YEAR…NOT FAR FROM HIS FAMILY… AFTER REVEALING HE WAS IN REHAB FOR ABUSING PRESCRIPTION PILLS.

HOFFMAN ACKNOWLEDGED HIS BATTLE WITH ADDICTION ON 60 MINUTES IN 2006.

"You get panicked. I was 22 and I got panicked for my life. I thank God I have so much empathy for these young actors who are 19 and all the sudden beauty and famous and great. I'm like Oh my God I'd be dead."

HOFFMAN'S DEATH.A PROFOUND LOSS FOR THE HOLLYWOOD COMMUNITY.

MIA FARROW TWEETED: "SAD AND MAD #PHILIPSH #BRILLIANT #BELOVED #NEEDLES #DRUGS #LOSS #WASTE"

ALEC BALDWIN SAYS: "I WORKED ON TWO FILMS WITH PHIL HOFFMAN. HE WAS A CONSUMMATE STAGE AND FILM ACTOR AND A TRUE GENTLEMAN."

SURE, HE WAS TRUMAN CAPOTE ON THE BIG SCREEN. AN OSCAR WINNER. BUT TO HIS NEIGHBORS A REGULAR GUY INVOLVED IN COMMUNITY POLITICS - WHO ROAD HIS BIKE AND WALKED HIS THREE YOUNG CHILDREN TO SCHOOL.

THE CHILDREN HE HAD PLANNED TO SEE SUNDAY MORNING. Return to index of stories...


BRUNO MARS HALFTIME-NATS VO


ALEXANDRA FIELDS REPORTING.

TODAY BRUNO MARS IS GETTING RAVE REVIEWS FROM THIS HALF-TIME PERFORMANCE AT THE SUPER BOWL.

ONE WRITER DESCRIBED IT AS "OLD SCHOOL SHOWMAN-SHIP."

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SUPER BOWL FLU-2 SHOT


TODAY IS NOT A GOOD DAY FOR PRODUCTIVITY.

A NEW REPORT SHOWS MORE THAN ONE AND A HALF MILLION AMERICANS WILL CALL IN SICK TODAY.

IT'S DUBBED THE 'SUPER BOWL FLU'.

THE REPORT SHOWS MOST OF THESE PEOPLE WHO ARE SICK *TODAY,

WILL BE JUST FINE TOMORROW! Return to index of stories...


SUPER BOWL RECOVERY-3 SS


WE'RE TALKING ABOUT SUPERBOWL RECOVERY.

THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO TODAY IS DRINK LOTS OF FLUIDS.

AIM FOR ABOUT 10 GLASSES THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS!

ALSO MAKE SURE TO CUT YOUR SODIUM INTAKE FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

DON'T SKIP BREAKFAST.

AIM FOR A LOT OF PROTEIN LIKE AN OMELET.

AND TO HELP GET THAT FOOD GOING THROUGH YOUR SYSTEM,

TAKE A JOG OR GO FOR A WALK.

ALL SURE TO MAKE YOU FEEL BETTER THE BRONCOS FEEL TODAY. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


it's a PHONE SCAM LIKE YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN.

FIRST AT FOUR WE'LL SHOW YOU HOW THIEVES ARE TAKING YOUR MONEY JUST BY GETTING YOU TO CALL THEM BACK ON YOUR PHONE.

WE'RE LEARNING NEW SHOCKING DETAILS ABOUT THE DEATH OF ACTOR PHILLIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN.

WHAT POLICE FOUND INSIDE HIS APARTMENT that's RAISING SERIOUS QUESTIONS.

ITS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR SPORTS AT THE WINTER OLYMPICS, AND TODAY AT FOUR WE'RE BREAKING DOWN HOW FIGURE SKATERS MANAGE TO GET SO MUCH AIR IN THEIR JUMPS. Return to index of stories...


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FDLE INVESTIGATION-TRXVO TOPS


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT IS EXAMINING ABOUT 25-HUNDRED CASES, AFTER A CHEMIST IS ACCUSED OF COMPROMISING THEM.

TEAMS OF INVESTIGATORS ARE ASSISTING LEE, COLLIER AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES TODAY, BECAUSE OF A MAJOR BREACH AT A CRIME LAB IN PENSACOLA.

SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT TELLS US HIS OFFICE COULD HAVE AS MANY AS 47 COMPROMISED CASES.

FDLE REPORTS ANY CASE, THIS CHEMIST WORKED ON COULD ALLOW THE CONVICTED CRIMINALS INVOLVED TO WALK FREE. Return to index of stories...


LEE BONITA EMS-VOTOPS


EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE IS IN THE SPOTLIGHT THIS WEEK.

LATER THIS WEEK, LEE COUNTY EMS IN BONITA SPRINGS WILL MOVE BACK INTO FIRE STATIONS.

THIS FOLLOWS A DISPUTE ABOUT RENT WITH THE BONITA SPRINGS FIRE DISTRICT.

LEE E-M-S IS STAYING AT HOTELS ACROSS BONITA.

BONITA SPRINGS FIRE IS STILL FIGHTING TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN AMBULANCE SERVICES.

MEETINGS CONTINUE TOMORROW. Return to index of stories...


RYAN CAROLL COURT-VOTOPS


THE CASE INVOLVING AN ACCUSED DRUG RING LEADER HEADS TO COURT TODAY.

DEPUTIES SAY RYAN CARROL RAN A SOPHISTICATED OPERATION SHIPPING DRUGS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.

EARLIER THIS MONTH, POLICE FOUND MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS IN SYNTHETIC DRUGS IN A SAN CARLOS HOME.

CARROL HAS ALREADY ENTERED A PLEA OF NOT GUILTY, AND IS NOT EXPECTED IN COURT. Return to index of stories...


MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE


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