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ANCHOR SUPERS HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI
DIRECTORS PAGE HL3) HOMELESS CAMP SEX OFFENDERS-TRX-SOTVO
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP LAKE O RELEASES-2SH-VO-SS-TRX-OBX
GOOD MORNING-2sh-anibox LAKE O RELEASES-REM 7
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CTR LAKE O RELEASES-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP LAKE O RELEASES-REM 7
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
I75 UPDATE-OC-TRX-SS-VO 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-TRX-OC-SS-FLY TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-REM 2 TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION TENT-VO I75 UPDATE-OC-TRX-SS-VO
LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-REMLIVE HOMELESS CAMP SEX OFFENDERS-TRX-SS-VO IN PLASMA
MIDPOINT MOTORCYCLE VICTIM-TRX VO IN PLASMA HOMELESS CAMP SEX OFFENDERS-SOTVO, PLASMA
TOOTHEPASTE TERROR-OC-TRX FL STATE FAIR BEGINS-OTS-BNR
TOOTHEPASTE TERROR-NEWSROOM CAPE FSA-OC-VO
TOOTHEPASTE TERROR-VO FRAUD MORE ARRESTS?-OC-TRX-SS
TOOTHEPASTE TERROR-SOT OLYMPIC TWITTER-TRX-SS
TOOTHEPASTE TERROR-NEWSROOM QUARTER HOUR PUSH-TRX-3SHOT
WINTER WEATHER LATEST-OC-TRX-MITTO-SOTVO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI
HALEY WX WALL-HALEY WX WALL BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
WEST VIRGINIA DRINKING WATER-OC-TRX-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
POPE PRESSURE-OTS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
DEBT CEILING DEADLINE-OTS TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SATLIVELOOK-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 DRIVING IN FOG-TRX-VO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP BECKHAM SOCCER LEAGUE-OC-SOTVO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL BECKHAM ON TODAY-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX VALENTINES RESERVATIONS-2SH-3SH BUB TOSS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC VALENTINES RESERVATIONS-BUBBA
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP VALENTINES RESERVATIONS-CG-VO
WI SALT SHIPS ARRIVE-VO IN PLASMA VALENTINES RESERVATIONS-VOTOPS
HOFFMAN LIGHTS DIM-OC-VO VALENTINES RESERVATIONS-BUBBA
MOVIE THEATER TEXTING CASE-OC-TRX-VO WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY LENO-SS-SOTVO
CAPE GOLF COURSE-OC-VO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
MANGROVES INVESTIGATION-OC-TRX-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
PG SEAWALL-OC-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
ABANDONED DOGS-OC-TRX-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
BONITA DOG PARK-OC-VO-SS 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
GOMEZ TRENDING-TRX-SOTVO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-SATLIVELOOK TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TODAY SHOW TEASE-SOTTOPS
OLYMPIC OPEN-CLIP ALASKA HIGHWAY REOPENS-TRX-VO
OLYMPICS SOCHI-2SH-OBX TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
OLYMPICS SOCHI-SATLIVE TS LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS
OLYMPICS SOCHI-PKG TS I75 UPDATE-VOTOPS, SS
OLYMPICS SOCHI-SATLIVE-OBX TS LAKE O RELEASES-LIVE U 1 LOOK
OLYMPIC MEDAL COUNT-2SH-CG TS TOOTHPASTE TERROR-VOTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TS HOMELESS SEX OFFENDER CAMP-VOTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TS MIDPOINT BIKE VICTIM-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS CAPE FSA-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS MORE FRAUD ARRESTS?-SSTOPS
BOB MARLEY BIRTHDAY-TRX-SOTVO TS MANGROVES INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS
RUBIO ON CVS-OTS-CG TS PG SEAWALL-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TS ABANDONED DOGS-VOTOPS
TEASE AHEAD TO 6:30AM-TRX-VO TS WINTER WX UPDATE-VOTOPS
TEASE VDAY RESERVATIONS-2SHOT DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
HL1) LAKE O RELEASES-TRX-REMLIVE, VO BACKUP GOODBYE-4-SHOT


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


DEVELOPING NOW

Demanding Answers

HAPPENING NOW

Toothepaste Terror

LOOKING AHEAD

Winter Weather

DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

WHOSE BODY WAS DISCOVERED NEAR A LEHIGH ACRES CANAL.

Richard Bisano

3:13-3:17 "They just said there was a homicide and one person is dead."

Phil, Neighbor

11:31-11:38 "Fear. A little anxiety. I'm completely surprised. "

NBC-2 IS LIVE ON SCENE BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR UPDATING THE INVESTIGATION.

PLUS, TOOTHEPASTE TERROR!

SOT Rep. McCaul

"Either to construct it on an airplane or to smuggle it into the Olympic

site."

NATS - TSA collector at airport

"toothpaste."

NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM ON THIS HOMELAND SECURITY WARNING.

AND RIGHT NOW HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS WITHOUT POWER DUE TO THIS LATEST WINTER STORM.

PLUS, A BIG DEVELOPMENT ON FLIGHTS IN THE DAY AHEAD, AND WHAT'S NEXT AS WE LOOK TO THE WEEKEND.

NBC-2 NEWS TODAY STARTS RIGHT NOW! Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-2sh-anibox


FOG ROLLS BACK IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

IT'S OUR TOP STORY.

GOOD MORNING, I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

NBC-2 IS TRACKING THE FOG BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB HAS AN UPDATE FROM THE NBC-2 FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER. Return to index of stories...


6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CTR


Today's Weather Story

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


I75 UPDATE-OC-TRX-SS-VO


ANOTHER TRAFFIC ALERT HEADS UP FOR DRIVER'S ON INTERSTATE 75.

RIGHT NOW ALL LANES BETWEEN ALICO ROAD AND DANIELS PARKWAY HAVE RE-OPENED FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE.

CREWS ARE WORKING TO DIRECTLY CONNECT 75 WITH THE AIRPORT.

THE NORTHBOUND LANES CLOSE AGAIN AT 11 TONIGHT AND SHOULD RE-OPEN AT 5AM TOMORROW, WHICH IS THE LAST DAY FOR THE PROJECT. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-TRX-OC-SS-FLY


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

NBC-2 IS LIVE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHO WAS FOUND DEAD NEAR A LEHIGH ACRES CANAL AND HOW THAT PERSON DIED.

DEPUTIES ARE CALLING THIS A DEATH INVESTIGATION ON LEE BOULEVARD, BUT OUR SOURCES SAY IT'S MORE THAN THAT, IT'S A HOMICIDE.

NBC-2'S SAM SWEENEY IS LIVE ON SCENE AS YOU WAKE UP PUSHING FOR ANSWERS, SAM. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-REM 2


THIS FIELD IS WHERE INVESTIGATORS LOOKED FOR CLUES MOST OF THE DAY. JUST OFF TO THE SIDE HERE IS WHERE SEVERAL HOMELESS PEOPLE LIVE. BUT THEY TELL US THEY DIDNT KNOW WHO THIS MAN WAS. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION TENT-VO


THE SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT SAYING THIS IS A DEATH INVESTIGATION, RATHER THAN A HOMICIDE, BUT THAT COULD CHANGE IN THE COMING HOURS.

AN AUTOPSY WILL REVEAL EXACTLY HOW HE DIED.

THIS IS VIDEO OF INVESTIGATORS EXAMINING THE INJURED BODY. THEY SPENT MOST OF THE DAY HERE BUT THEY PROVIDED FEW ANSWERS TO OUR QUESTIONS. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-REMLIVE


WE CONTINUE ASKING QUESTIONS TO FIGURE OUT THE TRUTH OF EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED HERE AND WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT WE FIND LATER THIS MORNING.

LIVE IN LEHIGH ACRES SAM SWEENEY NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


MIDPOINT MOTORCYCLE VICTIM-TRX VO IN PLASMA


RIGHT NOW NBC-2 IS STAYING ON TOP OF A STORY WE FIRST BROUGHT YOU AS BREAKING NEWS ON WEDNESDAY ---

WE'RE WORKING TO UPDATE THE CONDITION OF THE VICTIM IN THIS MOTORCYCLE CRASH ON THE MIDPOINT BRIDGE.

25 YEAR OLD RUSTIN DAY WAS LAST LISTED IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER CRASHING IN FORT MYERS.

POLICE SAY DAY SLAMMED INTO A CAR AS IT WAS HEADING WEST ON THE BRIDGE.

OFFICERS BELIEVE SPEEDING AND DRUGS OR ALCOHOL CONTRIBUTED TO THIS CRASH. Return to index of stories...


TOOTHEPASTE TERROR-OC-TRX


PRELIMINARY COMPETITION AT THE SOCHI OLYMPICS IS ALREADY UNDERWAY -- WE'LL HAVE ALIVE REPORT ON THAT FOR YOU AT 6:30, BUT FIRST --- WITH THE OPENING CEREMONY SET FOR TOMORROW NIGHT., THERE'S A NEW TERROR THREAT.

NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH HAS THE LATEST LIVE FROM THE NEWSROOM. Return to index of stories...


TOOTHEPASTE TERROR-NEWSROOM


THE NEW URGENT WARNING IS FOR U.S. AND INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES FLYING INTO RUSSIA.

THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SAYS IT has SPECIFIC AND CREDIBLE

INFORMATION THAT TERRORISTS MAY TRY TO USE TOOTHPASTE TUBES TO TRANSPORT BOMBS. Return to index of stories...


TOOTHEPASTE TERROR-VO


INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS HAVE ALERTED A SMALL NUMBER OF PLANES TRAVELING TO RUSSIA.

AND U.S. OFFICIALS SAY THE T-S-A MAY STEP UP SECURITY MEASURES AT AIRPORTS AROUND THE COUNTRY. Return to index of stories...


TOOTHEPASTE TERROR-SOT


SOT Director Olsen

"There are a number of specific threats with varying degrees of credibility

that we're tracking." Return to index of stories...


TOOTHEPASTE TERROR-NEWSROOM


RUSSIA HAS ALREADY BANNED GELS, LIQUIDS AND OTHER CARRY-ONS FOR FLIGHTS INTO RUSSIA.

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WINTER WEATHER LATEST-OC-TRX-MITTO-SOTVO


WELL THIS IS UNEXPECTED!

TODAY WE'RE HEARING THERE WILL BE A VAST IMPROVEMENT FOR AIR TRAVELERS BATTLING UNRELENTING WINTER WEATHER.

FEWER FLIGHTS WILL BE CANCELED IN THE DAY AHEAD.

A QUICK CHECK OF FLIGHTS IN AND OUT OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SHOWS NO DELAYS OR CANCELATIONS!

BUT WE'VE BEEN SEEING A LOT OF THIS AT AIRPORTS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.

nats of deicing planes

AND RIGHT NOW HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF HOMES AND BUSINESSES ARE WITHOUT POWER AFTER ICE AND SNOW BROUGHT DOWN TREES AND LIMBS IN THE NORTHEAST. HALEY HAS MORE NOW ON WHAT'S NEXT FOR THE REGION, HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


HALEY WX WALL-HALEY WX WALL


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WEST VIRGINIA DRINKING WATER-OC-TRX-VO


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW ----

SOME PEOPLE LIVING IN CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA ARE STILL AFRAID TO DRINK THE WATER THIS MORNING!

A FEDERAL HEALTH OFFICIAL SAYS THE WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK, AFTER LAST MONTH'S CHEMICAL SPILL CONTAMINATED IT FOR DAYS.

BUT MANY RESTAURANTS ARE STILL REFUSING TO COOK WITH TAP WATER. AND SOME LOCAL DOCTORS ARE TELLING YOUNG PATIENTS AND PEOPLE WITH COMPROMISED IMMUNE SYSTEMS NOT TO DRINK IT. Return to index of stories...


POPE PRESSURE-OTS


WE'RE CLOSELY MONITORING THIS BIG HEADLINE BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

SO FAR POPE FRANCIS HAS NOT YET RESPONDED TO MOUNTING PRESSURE TO ACT ON ABUSE WITHIN THE CHURCH.

IN A SCATHING REPORT, A U.N. PANEL CALLS ON THE VATICAN TO IMMEDIATELY REMOVE ALL PRIESTS KNOWN OR SUSPECTED TO BE CHILD MOLESTERS, SO THE CASES CAN BE HANDED OVER TO PROSECUTORS. Return to index of stories...


DEBT CEILING DEADLINE-OTS


WE'RE ABOUT TO HIT THE DEBT CEILING AGAIN - THE DATE WHEN AMERICA WON'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO PAY ITS BILLS.

TOMORROW IS THE OFFICIAL DEADLINE WHEN THE U-S RUNS OUT OF MONEY.

THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT SAYS THEY CAN STRETCH THAT TILL THE END OF THE MONTH.

LAWMAKERS ON BOTH SIDES THINK THIS WILL COME DOWN TO A VOTE ON RAISING THE DEBT CEILING WITHOUT ALL THE ADD ONS. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SATLIVELOOK-VO


LET THE GAMES BEGIN!

THE WINTER OLYMPICS KICK OFF TODAY IN SOCHI RUSSIA!

AND THE GAMES START 32 HOURS BEFORE THE OPENING CEREMONY. YOU MAY ASKING, WHY?

WELL IT IS THE FIRST TIME EVER THEY'RE DOING THIS.

THE EARLY STARTS ARE NEEDED FOR THE 12 MEN'S AND WOMEN'S MEDAL EVENTS ADDED SINCE THE 2010 VANCOUVER OLYMPICS.

STAY WITH NBC-2, WE WILL HAVE A LIVE REPORT FROM SOCHI COMING UP AT 6:21 THIS MORNING. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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WI SALT SHIPS ARRIVE-VO IN PLASMA


THIS IS SOME PRETTY INCREDIBLE VIDEO AS YOU WAKE UP ---

TWO SHIPS JUST DELIVERED ABOUT 50-THOUSAND TONS OF SALT TO THE PORT OF MILWAUKEE.

THEY BROUGHT THE SALT FROM ONTARIO, CANADA, WHERE THE WORLD'S LARGEST SALT MINE IS.

SUPPLIES OF SALT FOR PUTTING ON ROADS DURING SNOWSTORMS HAVE BEEN STRETCHED THIN ACROSS WISCONSIN.

SOME CITIES HAVE RESORTED TO MIXING SALT WITH SAND TO CONSERVE SUPPLIES.

THIS SALT WILL NOW SUPPLY EVERY ONE IN ILLINOIS AND WISCONSIN. Return to index of stories...


HOFFMAN LIGHTS DIM-OC-VO


RIGHT NOW WE ARE STILL AWAITING OFFICIAL AUTOPDY RESULTS FOR ACTOR PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN. IT SHOULD BE RELEASED ANY DAY NOW.

MEANWHILE COLLEAGUES AND FANS HAVE PAID TRIBUTE TO THE ACTOR'S LEGACY.

BROADWAY'S MARQUEE LIGHTS WERE DIMMED FOR A MINUTE IN HIS HONOR.

A VIGIL AND PRAYER MEETING WAS ALSO HELD OUTSIDE A SMALL THEATER WHERE HOFFMAN HAD BEEN A MEMBER.

HE WAS FOUND DEAD SUNDAY OF A SUSPECTED HEROIN OVERDOSE. Return to index of stories...


MOVIE THEATER TEXTING CASE-OC-TRX-VO


THIS MORNING WE'LL BE FOLLOWING THE COURT CASE FOR A TAMPA MAN CHARGED WITH SHOOTING AND KILLING A MAN OVER TEXTING IN A MOVIE THEATER.

A JUDGE WILL DECIDE WHETHER TO GRANT 71-YEAR-OLD CURTIS REEVES BAIL.

REEVES IS ACCUSED OF KILLING 43-YEAR-OLD FATHER AND HUSBAND CHAD OULSON AFTER GETTING INTO AN ARGUMENT OVER TEXTING IN THE PASCO COUNTY THEATER.

THE JUDGE COULD ALSO RULE ON WHETHER VIDEO SHOWING THE ALTERCATION AND SHOOTING CAN BE MADE PUBLIC. Return to index of stories...


CAPE GOLF COURSE-OC-VO


CLOSER TO HOME, IF YOU WENT TO BED EARLY LAST NIGHT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED THIS.

A CAPE CORAL EYESORE IS BEING CALLED A ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY.

CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSED BUYING THE 180 ACRE GOLF COURSE, ONCE CONSIDERED THE CITY'S CROWN JEWEL.

THE MAGIC NUMBER SEEMED TO SETTLE AROUND TWO MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE LAND.

A VERY PRELIMINARY NUMBER ACCORDING TO THE CITY COUNCIL. Return to index of stories...


MANGROVES INVESTIGATION-OC-TRX-VO


WE'RE STAYING ON TOP OF THIS ONE ---

THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS ARE NOW INVESTIGATING DESTROYED MANGROVES IN PUNTA GORDA.

WE'RE TOLD IN THE DAY AHEAD, INVESTIGATORS WILL WORK TO FIND OUT WHY IT HAPPENED IN THE FIRST PLACE

A CONTRACTOR HIRED TO IMPROVE FLOODING IN DOWNTOWN PUNTA GORDA IS UNDER FIRE FOR DESTROYING THE ENVIRONMENT.

THE COMPANY DAMAGED ENDANGERED MANGROVES. WHICH IS ILLEGAL. Return to index of stories...


PG SEAWALL-OC-VO


ANOTHER BIG HEADLINE OUT OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

PUNTA GORDA CITY ENGINEERS TELL US A SEAWALL IS ALREADY LEANING AND IF IT'S NOT TAKEN CARE OF IT SOON, IT'LL TOPPLE INTO CHARLOTTE HARBOR!

WE'RE WAITING TO FIND OUT IF MONEY WILL BECOME AVAILABLE TO MAKE REPAIRS.

IT'S GOING TO COST ABOUT 30-THOUSAND TO FIX.

CITY OFFICIALS DISCOVERED *EVEN MORE* DAMAGE TO THEIR SEAWALLS MONTHS AFTER HEAVY RAIN LAST SUMMER. Return to index of stories...


ABANDONED DOGS-OC-TRX-VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW, LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICE WANT TO FIND THE PERSON WHO DROPPED OFF TWO EMACIATED PITBULLS ON THEIR DOORSTEP AND TOOK OFF.

AND THERE'S A $5-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD FOR INFORMATION.

THE DOGS ARE COVERED IN SORES AND HAVE HEART WORM.

ONE, NICKNAMED HAROLD, CAN'T EVEN STAND- THE OTHER, NAMED HEATHER, IS PREGNANT.

ANIMAL SERVICE REPS SAY THE AGENCY IS THERE FOR HELP ALL THE TIME, AND THE DOGS SHOULD NEVER HAVE GOTTEN THIS BAD. Return to index of stories...


BONITA DOG PARK-OC-VO-SS


THIS IS EXCITING FOR BONITA SPRINGS!

WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO A NEW DOG PARK EXPECTED TO OPEN IN JUNE.

PLANS INCLUDE A DOG WASH STATION, CONCRETE WALKWAYS AND DIVIDED AREAS FOR DIFFERENT SIZED PETS.

BONITA CITY COUNCIL JUST APPROVED 390-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR IT. 90-THOUSAND DOLLARS MORE THAN ORIGINAL PLANS.

THE PARK WILL BE ON 17-ACRE PROPERTY ON EAST TERRY STREET. Return to index of stories...


GOMEZ TRENDING-TRX-SOTVO


selena gomez come and get it

THIS IS TRENDING RIGHT NOW ---

SINGER/ACTRESS SELENA GOMEZ CHECKED HERSELF INTO REHAB FOR TWO WEEKS IN JANUARY.

THE 21-YEAR-OLD WAS QUIETLY ADMITTED TO DAWN AT THE MEADOWS ON JANUARY 5TH.

THOUGH THE ARIZONA FACILITY'S WEBSITE SAYS IT TREATS YOUNG PATIENTS FOR A NUMBER OF ADDICTIONS, GOMEZ'S TEAM SAYS THE SINGER IS NOT STRUGGLING WITH DRUGS OR ALCOHOL.

TMZ IS REPORTING SHE WENT TO REHAB FOR ALCOHOL, MARIJUANA AND PRESCRIPTION AMBIEN.

GOMEZ USED TO DATE JUSTIN BIEBER BUT ENTERTAIMENT WEBSITES SAY THEY'RE NOT HANGING OUT ANYMORE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-SATLIVELOOK


NEXT UP,

WE ARE TAKING YOU LIVE TO SOCHI RUSSIA AS THE WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES ARE ALREADY GETTING UNDERWAY!

WE'LL HAVE A LIVE REPORT NEXT FROM NBC'S DAVE WAGNER, WHO IS IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL, ON WHAT EVENTS ARE COMING UP. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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OLYMPIC OPEN-CLIP


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OLYMPICS SOCHI-2SH-OBX


THE TIME HAS COME EVERYONE!

ONE DAY BEFORE OPENING CEREMONIES, THE WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES ARE ALREADY GETTING UNDERWAY WITH ACTION ON THE ICE AND THE SLOPES.

NBC'S DAVE WAGNER IS LIVE IN SOCHI COVERING THE 2014 OLYMPICS. DAVE. A BUSY DAY BEFORE THE *OFFICIAL START. Return to index of stories...


OLYMPICS SOCHI-SATLIVE


THE OLYMPIC CAULDRON IS STILL MORE THAN 24 HOURS HOURS AWAY FROM BEING LIT.

BUT HERE AT SEA LEVEL IN SOCHI WE'LL SEE FIGURE SKATING.

AND THOUSANDS OF FEET UP THE MOUNTAIN, IT'S SKIING. Return to index of stories...


OLYMPICS SOCHI-PKG


nats: slope style snowboarding

THE 20-14 WINTER GAMES WILL BEGIN LIKE NO OTHER IN HISTORY.

WITH QUALIFYING RUNS IN SNOWBOARD SLOPE STYLE..

"We just checked out the course it's pretty sick."

THE "EXTREME" SPORT IS ONE OF A DOZEN NEW OLYMPIC EVENTS DEBUTING IN SOCHI.

"It's definitely a good moment for snowboarding, we are gonna be able to show it on the world scale, bigger than ever before so that's exciting."

EXPECTATIONS FOR THE AMERICAN'S ARE. JUST LIKE THE AIR IN SLOPE STYLE -- BIG.

"Well absolutely - there's a lot of strong competition out there from many different countries so you know we just got to stick to what we've been doing to get us here and our preparation has been really good up till now, and i think we're ready to go and bring home those medals.

WOMEN'S MOGULS ALSO MAKE THEIR FIRST RUNS TODAY IN SOCHI.

"The course is good. It's a challenging course, but not impossible. So I think that's the perfect combination to bring out the best skiers."

FIGURE SKATING GETS AN EARLY START WITH THE FIRST-EVER FIGURE TEAM COMPETITION. IT BEGINS TODAY WITH THE MEN'S SHORT PROGRAM. AND PAIRS.

"It's exciting to have a whole new aspect of this, and I am excited to be part of Team USA, not just myself representing Team USA but I am part of Team USA and we are trying to collectively win a medal. So, it's really exciting."

AN EXCITING START TO THE GAMES. EVEN BEFORE THE OPENING CEREMONY. Return to index of stories...


OLYMPICS SOCHI-SATLIVE-OBX


THE FACILITIES ARE READY TO GO. NOW WE'RE JUST WAITING FOR THE CROWDS IN SOCHI.

THERE ARE STILL TICKETS AVAILABLE AND IT'S UNCLEAR HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL SHOW UP.

I'M DAVE WAGNER IN SOCHI. NOW, BACK TO YOU.

HAVE YOU SEEN THE DIRTY WATER OR HAD ISSUES WITH YOUR HOTEL?

JOIN US AGAIN TOMORROW MORNING AND EACH DAY THROUGHOUT THE OLYMPICS. WE'LL BE LIVE FROM SOCHI EVERY MORNING! Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC MEDAL COUNT-2SH-CG


HERE IS WHAT WE'RE GOING TO DO SINCE RUSSIA IS NINE HOURS AHEAD OF US.

WE WILL NOT GIVE AWAY ANY RESULTS THAT HAVE NOT AIRED ON TV.

WE WILL GIVE YOU AN UPDATED MEDAL COUNT.

THIS IS WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE.

WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHEN TO LOOK AWAY FROM YOUR T-V.

MUSIC WILL PLAY, AND WHEN THE MUSIC STOPS, IT MEANS YOU CAN LOOK AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


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...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


BOB MARLEY BIRTHDAY-TRX-SOTVO


bob marley one love

A LITTLE "ONE LOVE" TO GET YOUR MORNING GOING.

IT'S BOB MARLEY'S BIRTHDAY!

THE LEGEND WOULD HAVE BEEN 69 YEARS OLD TODAY. Return to index of stories...


RUBIO ON CVS-OTS-CG


THIS MORNING FLORIDA REPUBLICAN SENATOR MARCO RUBIO IS WEIGHING IN ON THE BOMBSHELL ANNOUNCEMENT BY CVS PHARMACIES TO BAN SALES OF CIGARETTES.

ON TWITTER HE WROTE -QUOTE- "MANY OF THE SAME PEOPLE APPLAUDING #CVS FOR NOT SELLING TOBACCO ARE OK WITH MAKING IT EASIER TO BUY AND SMOKE POT. HASHTAG MAKES NO SENSE."

THE U.S. DRUGSTORE CHAIN SAYS IT WON'T SELL CIGARETTES, CIGARS OR CHEWING TOBACCO AFTER OCTOBER FIRST. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


TIME NOW TO SAY HELLO AND GOOD MORNING TO OUR NBC2 FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY.

THIS IS THOMAS LAVELLE OF CAPE CORAL

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LIKE US - AND YOU COULD BE NEXT!

THOMAS - HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY! Return to index of stories...


TEASE AHEAD TO 6:30AM-TRX-VO


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

REMEMBER THESE DEVASTATING LAKE OKEECHOBEE WATER RELEASES?

THE DISGUSTING WATER SENT VISITORS AND BEACHLOVERS RUNNING FROM OUR COAST!

AND NOW, IT'S HAPPENING AGAIN!

OUR DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE WITH INFORMATION SURE TO ALERT BUSINESSES AND TOURISTS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE VDAY RESERVATIONS-2SHOT


PLUS, FOR ALL THE LOVE BIRDS OUT THERE THIS MORNING --- VALENTINE'S DAY IS COMING UP!

DO YOU HAVE YOUR RESERVATIONS YET?

BECAUSE IT FALLS ON A FRIDAY AND PLACES ARE ALREADY TURNING PEOPLE AWAY!

BUT OUR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH HAS FOUND WAYS TO GET YOU IN. SHE'S LIVE NEXT. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL1) LAKE O RELEASES-TRX-REMLIVE, VO BACKUP


WE ARE LIVE THIS MORNING WITH BRAND NEW INFORMATION ON LAKE OKEECHOBEE WATER RELEASES.

ALL THE YUCKY, MURKY WATER THAT SENT TOURISTS RUNNING LAST YEAR, COULD BE HEADED OUR WAY AGAIN! Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL3) HOMELESS CAMP SEX OFFENDERS-TRX-SOTVO


Terry Sykes

Fort Myers

11:47 11:50

I know they were back here for about 6 or 7 months

Taryn Peden

Fort Myers

20:46 20:54

It really makes you think about when you come in and out of your

house. We're right on the corner, so close by

AND THIS PROBLEM ISN'T GOING AWAY, AT LEAST UNTIL NEXT WEEK.

WHERE HOMELESS SEX OFFENDERS ARE SETTING UP CAMP ON PROVATE PROPERTY! Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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LAKE O RELEASES-2SH-VO-SS-TRX-OBX


HERE WE GO AGAIN ---

NBC2 IS LEARNING THE ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS IS ALREADY RELEASING WATER FROM LAKE OKEECHOBEE INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER.

LAST SUMMER WAS A TOTAL NIGHTMARE FOR OUR TOURISM INDUSTRY---

THE WATER BECAME SO BROWN AND MURKY, IT WASN'T THE PARADISE WE ARE USED TO.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE ALONG THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER THIS MORNING UNCOVERING WHY RELEASES ARE HAPPENING NOW. Return to index of stories...


LAKE O RELEASES-REM 7


I'M LEARNING 650 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND IS FLOWING INTO THE CALOOSAHATCEE RIVER RIGHT NOW.

TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF JUST HOW MUCH WATER THAT IS. IT'S ENOUGH TO FILL 6 AND A HALF FOOTBALL FIELDS 100 FEET DEEP EVERY SECOND. Return to index of stories...


LAKE O RELEASES-VO


HERE'S WHY THE ARMY CORP IS DOING IT RIGHT NOW.

THEY SAY DUE TO THE RECENT RAIN, THE LAKE IS RISING AND THEY WANT TO GET AHEAD OF IT, BEFORE ANOTHER LONG AND EXCESSIVE WET SEASON ARRIVES.

YOU MAY REMEMBER THIS VIDEO FROM LAST SUMMER WHEN THE HEIGHTENED WATER RELASES MADE OUR WATER BROWN AND MURKY AND TURNED TOURSITS AWAY. Return to index of stories...


LAKE O RELEASES-REM 7


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6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Today's Weather Story

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


I75 UPDATE-OC-TRX-SS-VO


ANOTHER TRAFFIC ALERT FOR DRIVER'S ON INTERSTATE 75.

RIGHT NOW ALL LANES BETWEEN ALICO ROAD AND DANIELS PARKWAY HAVE RE-OPENED FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE.

CREWS ARE WORKING TO DIRECTLY CONNECT 75 WITH THE AIRPORT.

THE NORTHBOUND LANES CLOSE AGAIN AT 11 TONIGHT AND SHOULD RE-OPEN AT 5AM TOMORROW, WHICH IS THE LAST DAY FOR THE PROJECT. Return to index of stories...


HOMELESS CAMP SEX OFFENDERS-TRX-SS-VO IN PLASMA


RIGHT NOW THE TENTS ARE STILL UP -

THEIR BELONGINGS WHERE THEY LEFT THEM LAST -

BUT A GROUP OF HOMELESS PEOPLE ARE BEING TOLD TO PACK UP AND LEAVE.

THE PROPERTY IS PRIVATE ON VERONICA SHOEMAKER BOULEVARD IN FORT MYERS---SO THE OWNER ASKED POLICE TO GIVE THEM TRESPASS NOTICES.

POLICE DID THAT, GIVING THEM UNTIL TUESDAY TO LEAVE.

MEANTIME, ANIMAL SERVICES WAS CALLED TO TAKE IN TWO DOGS THEY SAY WERE MALNOURISHED AND IN DISTRESS.

WE'RE TOLD THEY'VE BEEN LIVING HERE FOR MONTHS -

SOME OF THEM ARE REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS.

IN AN AREA CLOSE TO PARKS AND HOMES. Return to index of stories...


HOMELESS CAMP SEX OFFENDERS-SOTVO, PLASMA


31:09 31:16

The sense of having a sex offender there creates a higher level of awareness and a high level of concern for the residents

POLICE SAY IF THEY'RE NOT GONE BY TUESDAY, THEY COULD BE ARRESTED.

BUT THEY'RE WORKING WITH THE HOMELESS COALITION TO MAKE SURE THAT DOESN'T HAPPEN -

SINCE MANY WHO LIVE HERE HAVE NO WHERE ELSE TO GO. Return to index of stories...


FL STATE FAIR BEGINS-OTS-BNR


LOOKING AHEAD, THE FLORIDA STATE FAIR OPENS TODAY IN TAMPA!

HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE, NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS FOR DETAILS ON ALL THE EVENTS THE FAIR HAS TO OFFER. Return to index of stories...


CAPE FSA-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE --- CAPE CORAL'S CITY MANAGER SAYS THE CITY WILL GO BROKE WITHOUT THE CONTROVERSIAL FIRE SERVICE ASSESSMENT.

OPPONENTS OF THE TAX ARE TRYING TO GET THE STATE SUPREME COURT TO LOOK AT THE CASE.

JOHN SZERLAG SAYS THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND HOW CASH-STRAPPED THE CAPE IS.

SZERLAG SAYS THE F-S-A PLAN CAN GENERATE 190 MILLION DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT 25 YEARS.

PROPERTY OWNERS WOULD HAVE TO PAY AN AVERAGE OF 60 DOLLARS MORE PER YEAR.

APPEALS CAN BE FILED UNTIL FEBRUARY 10TH. Return to index of stories...


FRAUD MORE ARRESTS?-OC-TRX-SS


STATE OFFICIALS SAY MORE ARRESTS COULD COME IN THE DAY AHEAD, IN AN ONGOING FRAUD INVESTIGATION.

MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ROUNDED UP IN AN INSURANCE FRAUD SCHEME WITH TIES TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

ONE OF THE HOMES WAS IN LEHIGH ACRES.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE CROOKS STAGED DISASTERS AT HOUSES THEN POCKETED THE PAY OUTS.

MANY OF THE SUSPECTS REMAIN LOCKED UP IN THE MIAMI AREA THIS MORNING.

AND IT'S NOT A VICTIMLESS CRIME.

INSURERS PASS THE COST OF FRAUD ON TO CONSUMERS THROUGH HIGHER PREMIUMS.

SO WE ALL PAY THE PRICE. Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC TWITTER-TRX-SS


THIS MORNING WE ARE KEEPING TABS ON WHAT IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW IN SOCHI.

HERE'S A TWEET AND INSTAGRAM PIC FROM OLYMPIC FIGURE SKATER EVAN LYSACEK.

HE SAYS "WATCHING MENS PRACTICE WITH FRIENDS OLYMPIC GYMNAST NASTIA LIUKIN AND OLYMPIC FIGURE SKATER MICHELLE KWAN." Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-TRX-3SHOT


WE HAVE AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT THIS MORNING.

WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO VALENTINE'S DAY, BUT MAKING THOSE DINNER RESERVATIONS WILL BE TRICKY, RIGHT STACEY?

BUT I MADE CALLS TO DOZENS OF AREA RESTAURANTS, ALOT OF THEM ARE ALREADY BOOKED, BUT I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO STILL GET IN TO YOUR FAVORITE, NEXT! Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

LENGTH 3:07 Return to index of stories...


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Weather Trends

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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DRIVING IN FOG-TRX-VO


NEW RIGHT NOW ---

NBC-2 WENT OUT DRIVING IN THIS FOG OVERNIGHT TO SHOW YOU CONDITIONS.

THIS IS WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE ALONG METRO PARKWAY.

JUST MAKE SURE TO BE CAREFUL OUT THERE! Return to index of stories...


BECKHAM SOCCER LEAGUE-OC-SOTVO


THIS MORNING DAVID BECKHAM IS MOVING FORWARD WITH PLANS TO START A MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER FRANCHISE IN MIAMI.

SOT -- David Beckham, Soccer Star / "We don't want public funding. We will

fund the stadium ourselves."

BECKHAM HAS SCOUTED POSSIBLE STADIUM SITES. AND IS LOOKING FOR INVESTORS. Return to index of stories...


BECKHAM ON TODAY-VOTOPS


AND YOU WILL DEFINITELY WANT TO STAY TUNED FOR THIS!

MATT LAUER SITS DOWN WITH DAVID BECKHAM AND TALKS ABOUT HIS BIG PLANS TO BRING THAT MAJOR LEAGUE TEAM TO MIAMI. WHAT'S NEXT FOR HIM, AHEAD ON TODAY, STARTING AT 7AM. Return to index of stories...


VALENTINES RESERVATIONS-2SH-3SH BUB TOSS


LOVE IS IN THE AIR. VALENTINES DAY IS ONE WEEK FROM TOMORROW AND IF YOU ARE A PROSCRASTINATOR YOUR VALENTINE MAY BE DISAPPOINTED.

MANY RESTAURANTS ARE ALREADY BOOKED UP.

NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH IS HERE TO TELL US HOW TO FIND A LAST MINUTE RESERVATION. Return to index of stories...


VALENTINES RESERVATIONS-BUBBA


KRISTA AND CLAY THE BAD NEWS IS A 7 O'CLOCK SPOT AT SOME OF THE MOST POPULAR PLACES IS TOWN, WILL LIKELY NOT HAPPEN, BUT THERE ARE WAYS TO STILL GET IN. Return to index of stories...


VALENTINES RESERVATIONS-CG-VO


IF YOU WILLING TO EAT EARLY OR LATE YOU'RE IN LUCK.

I CALLED 30 POPULAR RESTAURANTS IN COLLIER, LEE AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES-- AND NONE OF THEM HAD ANYTHING AT 6:30 OR 7:30.

THEY TELL ME THOSE TIMES HAVE BEEN BOOKED FOR A MONTH.

BUT SOME RESTAURANTS ARE OPENING AS EARLY AS 4 O'CLOCK AND KEEPING THE KITCHEN OPEN AS LATE AS 11 TO ACCOMODATE PEOPLE.

ANOTHER IDEA, CONSIDER TAKE OUT FROM YOUR FAVORITE SPOT.

ALSO A GREAT TOOL TO USE, IS OPEN TABLE DOT COM.

YOU WILL SEE AN ICON THAT SAYS VALENTINE DAY.

CLICK ON IT, TYPE FEBRUARY 14TH, THE CITY AND TIME YOU WANT AND IT WILL SHOW YOU WHAT'S AVAILABLE.

THEN YOU CAN MAKE YOUR RESERVATION RIGHT THERE ON LINE. Return to index of stories...


VALENTINES RESERVATIONS-VOTOPS


I ALSO TALKED TO SEVERAL LOCAL CHEFS, THEY ADVISE, ORDERING EARLY.

THAT WAY YOU ARE STILL GETTING FOOD FROM YOUR FAVORITE RESTAURANT, YOU CAN EAT IT AT HOME WITH YOUR VALENTINE, AND MAYBE PUT SOME CANDLES ON THE TABLE AND MAKE IT SPECIAL. Return to index of stories...


VALENTINES RESERVATIONS-BUBBA


YOU COULD ALSO CONSIDER CELEBRATING ON SATURDAY, MANY OF THOSE RESTURANTS I TALKED TO ARE OFFERING SPECIALS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

I HAVE STARTED A DIALOGUE ON MY FACEBOOK PAGE. IF YOU FIND A RESTURANT THAT HAS SOME OPENING, LET US KNOW AND MAYBE YOU CAN HELP SOMEONE ELSE OUT.

LIVE IN STUDIO, STACEY DEFFENBAUGH. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY LENO-SS-SOTVO


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY ---

TONIGHT WILL BE JAY LENO'S LAST, ON THE TONIGHT SHOW.

MEGA STAR SANDRA BULLOCK THANKS JAY FOR HIS KINDNESS OVER THE YEARS, AND BLAKE SHELTON BROUGHT JAY A SPECIAL GIFT.

SANDRA: I'm going to start crying. You've always been so kind. And that's saying a lot in this business because they like to be mean." WHITE FLASH BLAKE SHELTON Here's the gift. so I know NBC will not be buying you anymore of this stuff.. So I decided to get you a wardrobe now that the show is ending. a full months worth. one for every day."

BE SURE TO TUNE IN THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT ON NBC-2.

WE'LL HAVE LIVE REPORTS FROM LOS ANGELES AT 4PM, 5PM AND 11PM, WITH ALL THE LAUGHTER AND THE TEARS BEFORE JAY SAYS GOODBYE TONIGHT.

JIMMY FALLON TAKES OVER AS HOST OF "THE TONIGHT SHOW" ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES.

PLUS-- A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND A CHECK OF THE ROADS. Return to index of stories...


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

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...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TODAY SHOW TEASE-SOTTOPS


COMING UP ON TODAY. Return to index of stories...


ALASKA HIGHWAY REOPENS-TRX-VO


NEW PHOTOS INTO THE NBC-2 NEWSROOM THIS MORNING---

THE ONLY ROAD INTO THE TOWN OF VALDEZ, ALASKA HAS REOPENED -- AFTER BEING SHUTDOWN FOR NEARLY TWO WEEKS BECAUSE OF A SERIES OF AVALANCHES.

OFFICIALS ENDED UP CLOSING A 52-MILE STRETCH OF THE HIGHWAY.

ACCORDING TO THE ALASKA D-O-T, CREWS WORKED AROUND THE CLOCK TO CLEAR AWAY MORE THAN 50 *TONS* OF SNOW OVER THE LAST FIVE DAYS. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

LET'S GET YOU UP TO SPEED WITH THIS MORNING'S TOP STORIES.

RIGHT NOW --

NBC2 IS WORKING TO GET YOU THE LATEST INFORMATION IN WHAT THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS CALLING A "DEATH INVESTIGATION."

BUT OUR SOURCES TELL US --

THIS IS A HOMICIDE.

THE BODY WAS UNCOVERED WENDESDAY MORNING IN LEHIGH.

THE SHERIFFS OFFICE ISNT SAYING MUCH --

WE DO KNOW THE MANS BODY WAS BATTERED.

THIS IS A DEVELOPING SITUATION --

COUNT ON NBC2 TO BRING YOU THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


TS I75 UPDATE-VOTOPS, SS


IF YOU'RE HEADING OUT THE DOOR RIGHT NOW --

WE HAVE AN UPDATE FOR YOU --

ALL LANES BETWEEN ALICO ROAD AND DANIELS PARKWAY HAVE RE-OPENED.

CREWS ARE WORKING TO DIRECTLY CONNECT 75 WITH THE AIRPORT.

BUT DON'T FORGET --

THE NORTHBOUND LANES CLOSE AGAIN AT 11 TONIGHT --

BUT --

SHOULD RE-OPEN AT 5AM TOMORROW. WHICH IS THE LAST DAY FOR THE PROJECT. Return to index of stories...


TS LAKE O RELEASES-LIVE U 1 LOOK


NEW THIS MORNING --

NBC2 IS LEARNING THE ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS IS ALREADY RELEASING WATER FROM LAKE OKEECHOBEE INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER.

ENGINEER SAYS DUE TO THE RECENT RAIN, THE LAKE IS RISING AND THEY WANT TO GET AHEAD OF IT, BEFORE ANOTHER LONG RAINY SEASON.

IF YOU REMEMBER LAST SUMMER --

THE HEIGHTENED WATER RELASES MADE OUR WATER BROWN AND MURKY AND TURNED TOURSITS AWAY.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO KEEP YOU UPDATED ON THESE LAKE O WATER RELEASES. Return to index of stories...


TS TOOTHPASTE TERROR-VOTOPS


A NEW TERROR THREAT SURFACING THIS MORNING --

OFFICIALS NOW WARNING AIRLINES FLYING TO RUSSIA. TERRORISTS MAY TRY TO SMUGGLE EXPLOSIVES ON BOARD HIDDEN IN TOOTHPASTE TUBES.

U.S. OFFICIALS SAY THE T-S-A MAY EVEN STEP UP SECURITY MEASURES AT AIRPORTS AROUND THE COUNTRY.

RUSSIA HAS ALREADY BANNED GELS, LIQUIDS AND OTHER CARRY-ONS FOR FLIGHTS INTO RUSSIA. Return to index of stories...


TS HOMELESS SEX OFFENDER CAMP-VOTOPS


TUESDAY.

THAT'S WHEN A GROUP OF HOMELESS PEOPLE LIVING IN A WOODED AREA IN FORT MYERS HAVE UNTIL TO MOVE OFF THE PROPERTY --

OR GET ARRESTED.

THIS IS OFF OF VERONICA SHOEMAKER BOULEVARD NEAR COLONIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

SOME SAY THEY'VE LIVED THERE FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS.

AND SOME ARE REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS.

FORT MYERS OFFICERS CITED SIX PEOPLE FOR TRESSPASSING. Return to index of stories...


TS MIDPOINT BIKE VICTIM-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW -- WE JUST CHECKED AND 25 YEAR OLD RUSTIN DAY IS STILL LISTED IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

HE WAS INVOLVED IN THIS MOTORCYCLE CRASH ON THE MIDPOINT BRIDGE WEDNESDAY.

POLICE SAY DAY SLAMMED INTO A CAR AS IT WAS HEADING WEST ON THE BRIDGE.

OFFICERS BELIEVE SPEEDING AND DRUGS OR ALCOHOL CONTRIBUTED TO THIS CRASH. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE FSA-VOTOPS


GOING BROKE!

THAT'S WHAT COULD HAPPEN IN CAPE CORAL.

AND IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THE SUPREME COURT.

IF IT DECIDES TO CHALLENGE THE LEGALITY OF THE FIRE SERVICE ASSESSMENT. THE CITY WILL BE STARING AT A 12 MILLION DOLLAR SHORTFALL!

CAPE CORAL DOESN'T HAVE A PLAN OF ACTION.

THE CITY MANAGER SAYS THE ORGINAL *F-S-A* PLAN CAN SAVE CAPE CORAL 190 MILLION DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT 25 YEARS.

APPEALS CAN BE FILED UNTIL FEBRUARY 10TH. Return to index of stories...


TS MORE FRAUD ARRESTS?-SSTOPS


SETTING FIRES AND FLOODS. ON PURPOSE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THESE PEOPLE STAGED PHONY MISCHIEF AT HOUSES. THEN POCKETED THE INSURANCE PAYOUTS.

ONE CASE HAPPENED AT A HOUSE ON EAST TENTH STREET IN LEHIGH ACRES.

TWO PUBLIC INSURANCE ADJUSTORS RECRUITED HOMEOWNERS TO STAGE KITCHEN AND VEHICLE FIRES -- OR FLOODING.

AUTHORITIES SAY THEY STOLE NEARLY 8 MILLION DOLLARS THROUGH FALSE INSURANCE CLAIMS. Return to index of stories...


TS MANGROVES INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS


IN PUNTA GORDA. CITY LEADERS COULD TAKE LEGAL ACTION, AGAINST A CONTRACTOR. THEY HIRED TO FIX FLOODING DOWNTOWN.

QUALITY ENTERPRISES WAS HIRED TO INSTALL LARGE PIPES. BETWEEN MARION AVENUE AND THE HARBOR WALKWAY.

FEMA GIVING MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE WORK.

BUT THE CONTRACTOR CUT DOWN, WAY TOO MANY MANGROVE TREES, IN THE PROCESS.

NOW FEMA IS INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


TS PG SEAWALL-VOTOPS


PUNTA GORDA. *JUST* FOUND *MORE* DAMAGE TO ITS SEAWALLS.

LAST SUMMER'S HEAVY RAIN COLLAPSED HUNDREDS OF SEAWALLS.

THAT EQUATES TO *MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN REPAIRS.

CITY ENGINEERS TOOK A CLOSER LOOK AT ONE SECTION IN LAISHLEY PARK.

IF THEY DON'T TAKE CARE OF IT SOON. THEY SAY IT WILL CRUMBLE INTO CHARLOTTE HARBOR.

ENGINEERS ASKED FOR THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO FIX IT. Return to index of stories...


TS ABANDONED DOGS-VOTOPS


THIS MORNING-- THE LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICE IS OFFERING A 5-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD FOR HELP IDENTIFY A MAN WHO DROPPED OFF TWO DOGS.

WHEN THEY FOUND THE TWO PITBULLS THEY WERE IN HORRIBLE CONDITION--

COVERED IN SORES AND THEY HAVE HEART WORM.

ONE, NICKNAMED HAROLD, CAN'T EVEN STAND- THE OTHER, NAMED HEATHER, IS PREGNANT.

THE PERSON DROPPED THEM OFF AND TOOK OFF. Return to index of stories...


TS WINTER WX UPDATE-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW THE LATEST WINTER STORM IN THE NORTHEAST HAS LEFT HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WITHOUT POWER.

PENNSYLVANIA'S GOVERNOR IS TELLING PEOPLE TO HAVE PATIENCE, WARNING THAT OVERNIGHT REFREEZE COULD CAUSE MORE PROBLEMS ON ROADS TODAY.

RIGHT NOW, NO DELAYS OR CANCELLATIONS AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM


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GOODBYE-4-SHOT


REMEMBER FOR BREAKING NEWS, WEATHER INFORMATION AND NEWS ONLINE, 24-HOURS A DAY, HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE--

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...