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DIRECTOR'S PAGE FMR OLYMPIAN-ONCAM
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP FMR OLYMPIAN-PKG
WHITE HOUSE LOCKDOWN-SAT23-RTR3 TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP A) VALENTINES FLOWERS-NATVO
TOSS TO PETER-VO TOPS 2 SHOT B) MI POLICE CHASE-VO TOPS
SOCHI JACKING-PLASMA-SS-SS BREAK FOUR
SOCHI JACKING-VO BREAKING NEWS-CLIP
SOCHI JACKING-PLASMA SOCHI JACKING-VO TOPS SS
OPENING CEREMONIES-SS-SS-SS THEATER SURVEILLANCE-TRX VO TOPS
TOSS TO ANDREA-TRX-ON CAM JOBS ECONOMY-PLASMA
ROBERT LITTLE-LIVEU2-RTR2 JOBS ECONOMY-PKG
ROBERT LITTLE-SS BIDEN RUNNING ?-OC SOT OC
ROBERT LITTLE-LIVEU2-RTR2 BIDEN LAGUARDIA-OC SOT OC
WATER FLOW-TRX VO VALENTINES FLOWERS-ONCAM
TOSS TO TY-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO VALENTINES FLOWERS-PKG
ALVA FIRE-REM7 VALENTINES FLOWERS-ONCAM
ALVA FIRE-VO SODA DEATH-VO WIPE
ALVA FIRE-SOT SODA DEATH-SOT VO
ALVA FIRE-REM7 WI KID FOUND-VO
TOSS TO HOLLIE-MAPFLY FAT SEATS-SS
DRIVE BY SHOOTING-REM2 MARS EARTH PIC-SS
DRIVE BY SHOOTING-VO HEALTH OPEN-CLIP
DRIVE BY SHOOTING-SOT SS HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM
DRIVE BY SHOOTING-REM2 HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
TOSS TO RICK-2 SS BOXES MI POLICE CHASE-TRX VO TOPS
STORAGE LOCKER RULES-REM7 TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT
STORAGE LOCKER RULES-PKG A) COKE AD REAX-NATVOTOP
STORAGE LOCKER RULES-REM7 B) VIBRATION OF SKIS-VO TOPS
STORAGE LOCKER FAMILY-OC SOT SS C) WEATHER TEASE-STC
GAY STUDENT BEATEN-TRX SS BREAK FIVE
KORFF IN NJ COURT-VO FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
EDISON JR PARADE-CG FORECAST-WXWALL
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
A) IRS SCAM-VOTOP TRAFFIC-TRAFFIC
C) WEATHER TEASE-STC AROD
BREAK ONE SOCHI OPEN-OPN
BIG BOARD-TRX SAT LIVE VIBRATION OF SKIS-OC
IRS SCAM-VO WIPE VIBRATION OF SKIS-PKG
IRS SCAM-SOT VO VIBRATION OF SKIS-SS TOPS
CAPE MAYOR ISSUE-VO NOROVIRUS STRAIN-VO
TEASE TWO-TRX BLUE LENS TECH-VO WIPE
A) SOCHI UPDATE-VOTOP BLUE LENS TECH-SOT VO
BREAK TWO TRAIN AXEL BREAK-VO WIPE
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP TRAIN AXEL BREAK-SOT VO
FORECAST-WXWALL FUNERAL EMAIL-VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP BEATLES 50-VO
TRAFFIC-TRAFFIC ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
SOCHI CLIP-OPEN B) SMOKING IN THE PARK-VOTOPS
SOCHI UPDATE-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO BREAK SIX
SOCHI UPDATE-PKG COKE AD REAX-TC VIDBOX
SOCHI UPDATE-SS TOPS COKE AD REAX-PKG
TEASE THREE-TRX ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
A) THEATER SURVEILLANCE-VO TOPS 5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT
BREAK THREE END TIME-CREDITS


DIRECTOR'S PAGE


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BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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WHITE HOUSE LOCKDOWN-SAT23-RTR3


SEVERAL STORIES BREAKING FIRST AT FOUR:

FIRST -- THE WHITE HOUSE IS ON LOCKDOWN RIGHT NOW AFTER SOMEONE TRIED TO JUMP THE FENCE.

YOU'RE LOOKING AT A LIVE PICTURE -- EVERYTHING APPEARS TO BE FINE RIGHT NOW --

WITHIN THE LAST HOUR, WE'RE TOLD A PERSON TRIED TO JUMP THE FENCE CARRYING TWO BAGS.

THAT PERSON WAS APPREHENDED BY THE SECRET SERVICE AND IS BEING QUESTIONED NOW.

THE PRESIDENT IS NOT AT THE WHITE HOUSE -- HE'S TRAVELING THIS AFTERNOON IN MICHIGAN. Return to index of stories...


BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


NEW! Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO PETER-VO TOPS 2 SHOT


ALSO BREAKING -- AN ATTEMPTED HIJACKING OF A PLANE -- THE HIJACKER WANTED TO GO TO SOCHI.

IT ALL HAPPENED - DURING THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES.

FIRST AT FOUR NBC2 IS EXPOSING BRAND NEW DETAILS IN THIS TERRIFYING INCIDENT.

THE BIG THING HERE IS NOBODY WAS HURT.

NBC2'S PETER BUSCH IS JOINING US FIRST AT FOUR WITH THE BREAKING DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI JACKING-PLASMA-SS-SS


THIS STORY WAS DEVELOPING AS WE WENT ON THE AIR AT NOON AND WE'VE BEEN GATHERING NEW INFORMATION ALL AFTERNOON:

THIS IS THE FIRST PICTURE WE'RE SEEING FROM INSIDE THE PLANE --

A NEWS AGENCY IN TURKEY SAYS THE GUY IN THE JERSEY IS THE ONE WHO TRIED TO HIJACK THE PLANE.

HE GOT OUT OF HIS SEAT, YELLED THAT HE HAD A BOMB AND TRIED TO ENTER THE COCKPIT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE WANTED TO DIVERT THE PLANE TO SOCHI.

THIS WAS A PEGASUS AIRLINE FLIGHT THAT LEFT THE UKRAINE, DESTINED FOR ISTANBUL -- 110 PEOPLE ON BOARD.

NOBODY WAS HURT, IN PART BECAUSE OF THE CLEVER PILOTS. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI JACKING-VO


THEY TOLD THE HIJACKER, NO PROBLEM -- WE'LL DIVERT THE PLANE TO SOCHI.

THEN THEY SIGNALED A HIJACK ATTEMPT AND TURNED OFF THE INTERNAL G-P-S, CONTINUING ON TO TURKEY.

THE HIJACKER HAD NO IDEA.

A COUPLE OF F-16 FIGHTER JETS SCRAMBLED TO ESCORT THE PLANE TO THE GROUND --

POLICE WAITING THERE TOOK THE GUY INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT ANYONE GETTING HURT. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI JACKING-PLASMA


RIGHT NOW, INVESTIGATORS ARE SAYING THE GUY WAS IN A "ALTERED STATE OF MIND".INSINUATING THAT HE MIGHT BE MENTALLY ILL, AND NOT NECESSARILY A TERRORIST.

WE EXPECT TO LEARN MORE THROUGHOUT THE EVENING AND YOU CAN COUNT ON NBC 2 TO KEEP YOU POSTED. Return to index of stories...


OPENING CEREMONIES-SS-SS-SS


TODAY'S HIJACKING DID NOT DELAY OR DISRUPT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES --

THE FESTIVITIES TOOK PLACE EARLIER TODAY -- HERE'S A LITTLE SNEAK PEEK --

INCREDIBLE IMAGES ALREADY COMING OUT OF SOCHI --

YOU CAN SETTLE IN TONIGHT THEM IN THEIR ENTIRETY HERE ON NBC2.

COVERAGE BEGINS TONIGHT AT SEVEN THIRTY.

COMING UP LATER IN THE HOUR NBC2 WILL GIVE YOU A PREVIEW OF WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM SOCHI TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO ANDREA-TRX-ON CAM


BREAKING NEWS FIRST AT FOUR IN FORT MYERS --

A FORMER CHURCH VOLUNTEER NOW ACCUSED OF MOLESTING A CHILD IS BEING FORCED FROM HIS APARTMENT.

NBC2'S ANDREA HUBBELL IS LIVE FROM VILLA FRANCISCO WHERE ROBERT LITTLE HAS AGREED TO LEAVE IMMEDIATELY. Return to index of stories...


ROBERT LITTLE-LIVEU2-RTR2


IT'S QUEIT OUT HERE NOW.

SO FAR - NO SIGN OF MR. LITTLE.

BUT ACCORDING TO THIS LETTER FROM THE DIOCESE OF VENICE, ROBERT LITTLE HAS BEEN ASKED TO LEAVE THIS CHURCH-OPWNED APARTMENT THAT SITS RIGHT BEHIND SAINT FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL.

THE DIOCESE TELLS NBC2 IT TAKES THIS SITUATION VERY SERIOUSLY. Return to index of stories...


ROBERT LITTLE-SS


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED ROBERT LITTLE--

AFTER A BOY CLAIMS HE TOUCHED HIM INAPPROPRIATELY ON MORE THAN ONE OCCASION AT A HOME ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

LITTLE WAS WELL-LIKED AND WELL-KNOWN BY MANY IN THE PARISH.

HE USED TO SERVE COMMUNION AFTER PASSTING A BACKGROUND CHECK.

CHURCH MEMBERS TELL NBC2 HE STOPPED COMING A FEW WEEKS BACK FOR HEALTH REASONS. Return to index of stories...


ROBERT LITTLE-LIVEU2-RTR2


RIGHT NOW - LITTLE IS OUT ON BOND.

A FACTOR WHICH PLAYED A PART IN THIS IMMEDIATE DECISION TO FORCE LITTLE TO VACATE.

WE'LL BE MONITORING HIS MOVE THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON.

IN FORT MYERS AH NBC2 Return to index of stories...


WATER FLOW-TRX VO


BREAKING NEWS.

THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WILL INCREASE FRESH WATER RELEASES DOWN THE CALOSAHTCHEE.

THE GROUP WAS CONSIDERING THE MOVE AND IT NOW SAYS IT WILL INCREASE THE WATER FLOW STARTING TOMORROW TO DECREASE THE LEVEL OF LAKE OKEECHOBEE.

HOWEVER, MORE WATER WILL NOT BE RELEASED TO THE EAST COAST JUST TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO TY-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW AT FOUR.

SEVERAL PEOPLE ARE RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER FIRE STARTS AT A HOUSE IN ALVA.

THE INJURED, INCLUDE TWO CHILDREN WITH BURNS.

ALSO UNFORTUNATELY, THE FAMILY'S DOG DIDN'T MAKE IT OUT ALIVE.

NBC2'S TY RUSSEL IS LIVE FROM THE SCENE, WHERE INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL COMBING FOR CLUES. Return to index of stories...


ALVA FIRE-REM7


THE RED CROSS IS STEPPING IN TO HELP THIS FAMILY OF FOUR.

SOME OF WHOM WERE INJURED GETTING OUT OF HARMS WAY.

THIS IS A RESULT OF THAT MASSIVE HOUSE FIRE. Return to index of stories...


ALVA FIRE-VO


A 73-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IS IN THE HOSPITAL.

RELATIVES TELL ME SHE USES AN OXYGEN TANK TO BREATHE.

ALL OF HER MEDICAL SUPPLIES ARE NOW DESTROYED.

RELATIVES SAY A 2 AND A 5 YEAR OLD ARE SUFFERING FROM FLASH BURNS.

RELATIVES ALSO SAY A 26-YEAR OLD WOMAN WHO WAS INSIDE IS FINE.

FAMILY MEMBERS TELL NBC 2 THE FIRE STARTED IN THE KITCHEN. Return to index of stories...


ALVA FIRE-SOT


You just don't know what to do. Trying to drive here without having

an accident or hurting somebody else, you know what it is, but when

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ALVA FIRE-REM7


THE FAMILY'S 3-YEAR-OLD DOG DIED IN THE FIRE.

THE STATE FIRE SHALL HAS BEEN CALLED IN TO INVESTIGATE.

AT FIVE--RELATIVES TELL US HOW THEY'RE COPING WITH THE LOSS OF MOSTLY

EVERYTHING THEY OWN.

LIVE IN ALVA. TY RUSSELL. NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO HOLLIE-MAPFLY


A DRIVE BY SHOOTING RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF A BUSY FORT MYERS STREET.

NOW POLICE ARE ON THE HUNT FOR THE TRIGGERMAN.

POLICE SAY THREE MEN WERE SHOT AT THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROAD 82 AND FORUM BOULEVARD EARLY THIS MORNING.

NBC2'S HOLLIE HOJECK IS LIVE FIRST AT FOUR WITH THE DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


DRIVE BY SHOOTING-REM2


THIS IS THE SECOND DRIVE-BY SHOOTING IN FORT MYERS SO FAR THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


DRIVE BY SHOOTING-VO


TAKE A LOOK-- POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT VEHICLE IN THIS CASE- MAY LOOK

SIMILAR TO THIS ONE.

WITNESSES DESCRIBED IT AS A 4 DOOR SMOKEY GRAY SEDAN POSSIBLY A TOYOTA

WITH DARK TINTED WINDOWS.

POLICE SAY SOMEONE IN THAT CAR PULLED UP TO THIS INTERSECTION AROUND 1

AM-PULLED OUT A GUN AND STARTED SHOOTING AT A CAR WITH THREE YOUNG MEN

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DRIVE BY SHOOTING-SOT SS


:49:16 its horrible. crime is always bed.

:01

Rudolph Scott, Lehigh Acres

:51:06

:07 something needs to be done. But I dont think its a gu

n problem- i

think its a persons problem upstairs.

THE VICTIMS WERE ACTUALLY ABLE TO DRIVE THEMSELVES TO THE HOSPITAL.

THEY ARE 19 YEAR OLD CORY JACKSON, 20 YEAR OLD JAVARIS MURRARY AND 2O

YEAR OLD BRANDON CONNER.

JACKSON WAS CRITICALLY INJURED AND IS IN STABLE CONDITION TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


DRIVE BY SHOOTING-REM2


THE OTHER TWO VICTIMS WERE RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL AND ARE OK.

WE STOPPED BY THEIR HOUSES THIS AFTERNOON BUT NO ONE ANSWERED.

THIS IS AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION- BUT

COMING UP AT FIVE- WE ASK POLICE IF THEY THINK THIS DRIVE BY IS LINKED

TO THE ONE FROM LAST MONTH.

REPORTING LIVE IN FM HH NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO RICK-2 SS BOXES


TODAY - WE'RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE YOUNG BOY AND HIS MOTHER, WHO WERE FOUND LIVING INSIDE A STORAGE UNIT IN COLLIER COUNTY.

WE'RE GETTING NEW PHOTOS OF THE BOY - BEFORE INVESTIGATORS SAY HIS MOTHER MOVED THEM INTO THE LOCKER.

WENDI HORNE IS NOW FACING CHARGES.

FIRST AT FOUR - WE WANTED TO KNOW IS IT ILLEGAL TO LIVE INSIDE A STORAGE UNIT, SINCE SOME BUSINESSES ACTUALLY OPERATE OUT OF THEM ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

NBC2'S RICK RITTER IS UNCOVERING SOME ANSWERS. Return to index of stories...


STORAGE LOCKER RULES-REM7


SAT DOWN WITH COLLIER COUNTY CODE ENFORCEMENT

-SUPERVISOR TELLS ME THESE STORAGE UNITS ARE NOT ZONED FOR DWELLING, MEANING YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO LIVE INSIDE ONE

-EXACTLY WHAT THE 44-YEAR-OLD MOTHER AND HER SON WERE DOING FOR AT LEAST A FEW DAYS

-NOW CONDE ENFORCEMENT TELLS ME THEY'RE SERVING THE FACILITY A NOTICE OF VIOLATION Return to index of stories...


STORAGE LOCKER RULES-PKG


44-YEAR-OLD WENDI HORNE ORR REMAINS IN COLLIER COUNTY JAIL TONIGHT - AFTER SHE WAS CAUGHT LIVING IN A STORAGE UNIT WITH HER 2 YEAR OLD SON.

OVER THE NEXT 24-HOURS - COLLIER COUNTY CODE ENFORCEMENT TELLS US THEY WILL SERVE THE CUBE SMART FACILITY WITH A NOTICE OF VIOLATION FOR ALLOWING HORNE ORR TO LIVE IN AN UNIT - WHETHER THEY KNEW OR NOT.

THE NOTICE IS JUST A WARNING FOR NOW - MEANING ANY FUTURE PROBLEMS WILL RESULT IN A FINE.

BUT CODE ENFORCEMENT TELLS US THE FACILITY IS UNLIKE OTHERS ACROSS THE COUNTY.

IT INCLUDES BUSINESSES THAT TOOK OVER STORAGE UNITS IN THE FRONT SECTION OF THE PROPERTY - WHERE CUSTOMERS CAN WALK IN AND OUT OF GLASS DOORS.

CODE ENFORCEMENT SAYS IT'S COMPLETELY LEGAL BECAUSE THE DEVELOPMENT PLAN WAS MADE THAT WAY.

BUT IN ORDER FOR SOMEONE TO LIVE IN ANY OF THE UNITS -IT WOULD NEED TO BE ZONED AS A "DWELLING UNIT" AND HAVE CERTAIN FACILITIES - SOMETHING HORNE ORR NEVER HAD FOR HER AND HER LITTLE BOY - MAKING IT ILLEGAL.

TAKE SOT

Jeff Letourneau /Supervisor, Collier County Code Enforcement, East Naples District

1:44:54 "eating facilities, bathroom facilities, hot and cold water, heating facilities - you name it - whatever it takes to live comfortably and that's what they're required to have and a storage unit doesn't have that." Return to index of stories...


STORAGE LOCKER RULES-REM7


-HORNE ORR REMAINS IN JAIL ON $7500 BOND

-DCF LOOKING TO RELEASE THE CHILD TO FAMILY

-COMING UP AT SIX - WE'LL GO INTO MORE DETAIL ABOUT WHAT CODE ENFORCEMENT IS INVESTIGATING - AND THE TYPE OF UNIT THE MOTHER AND SON WERE LIVING IN. Return to index of stories...


STORAGE LOCKER FAMILY-OC SOT SS


FIRST AT FOUR WE'RE HEARING FROM WENDI HORNE'S MOTHER.

SHE SAYS HER DAUGHTER WENT INTO A DOWNWARD SPIRAL AFTER HER HUSBAND DIED.

i don't know what it did to her but she grieved for a very long time.you can tell she never had kids

WENDI HORNE IS NOW INSIDE THE COLLIER COUNTY JAIL.

HER BOY IS IN CUSTODY OF D-C-F. Return to index of stories...


GAY STUDENT BEATEN-TRX SS


A BRAND NEW CRIME ALERT AT FOUR.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ATTACKED ANOTHER STUDENT, BECAUSE HE IS OPENLY GAY - HOWEVER,

DEPUTIES ARE *NOT CALLING THIS A HATE CRIME.

18 YEAR OLD JAMES GRIFFIN IS BEING CHARGED WITH BATTERY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE PROVOKED A FIGHT WITH AN OPENLY GAY STUDENT AT EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IN LEHIGH ACRES.

THE 300 POUND STUDENT PUNCHED HIM SEVERAL TIMES AND MADE GAY SLURS.

THE ATTACK WAS CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO. Return to index of stories...


KORFF IN NJ COURT-VO


A LABELLE MAN ACCUSED OF MAKING DEADLY POISON AND SELLING IT ONLINE IS HEADED TO COURT IN NEW JERSEY.

JESSE KORFF' WAS ARRESTED LAST MONTH AND CHARGED WITH SMUGGLING AND POSSESSING A TOXIN - CALLED ABRIN - FOR USE AS A WEAPON.

THAT IS A NATURAL POISON FOUND IN THE SEEDS OF A PLANT.

IT IS SIMILAR TO RICIN.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE TRIED TO SELL IT TO AN UNDERCOVER AGENT IN NEW JERSEY. Return to index of stories...


EDISON JR PARADE-CG


A BIG EVENT IS HAPPENING IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS TODAY THAT MAY CAUSE SOME TRAFFIC PROBLEM.

THE JUNIOR LEAGUE "FUN RUN" AND PARADE IS SUNDAY.

ITS ALL PART OF THE EDISON FESTIVAL OF LIGHT.

SEVERAL STREETS WILL BE CLOSED NEAR THE DOWNTOWN RIVER DISTRICT.

CREWS WILL ALSO SHUT DOWN THE EXIT FROM THE CALOOSAHATCHEE BRIDGE INTO THE DOWNTOWN AREA. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


IMAGINE YOU GET A PHONE CALL THAT YOU THINK IS FROM THE I-R-S.

FOR SOME IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, ITS HAPPENING AND THE PERSON ON THE OTHER LINE IS DEMANDING MONEY.

FIRST AT FOUR THE SCAM that's SCARING PEOPLE TO GIVE UP CASH. Return to index of stories...


A) IRS SCAM-VOTOP


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C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAK ONE


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BIG BOARD-TRX SAT LIVE


U.S. STOCKS ROSE SHARPLY IN AFTERNOON TRADING FRIDAY AS INVESTORS FOUND BRIGHT SPOTS IN THE GOVERNMENT'S MONTHLY EMPLOYMENT REPORT, INCLUDING SOLID GROWTH IN CONSTRUCTION AND MANUFACTURING JOBS. Return to index of stories...


IRS SCAM-VO WIPE


FIRST AT FOUR

RIGHT BEFORE THE HEIGHT OF TAX SEASON.

AN OLD I-R-S PHONE SCAM HAS RESURFACED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

HERE'S HOW IT WORKS:

A CALLER OFTEN WITH A WASHINGTON D-C AREA CODE WILL CALL TELLING YOU, YOU OWE TAXES.

HERE'S WHERE IT CAN GET SCARY.

THE CALLER WILL THEN THREATEN THE TARGET THAT IF THEY DON'T PAY IMMEDIATELY POLICE WILL BE CALLED TO ARREST YOU.

ONE FORT MYERS MAN SAYS HE GOT THAT CALL AND SAYS HE WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO GET AWAY. Return to index of stories...


IRS SCAM-SOT VO


03:11 " I want to get the word out especially to our elderly, be aware and look for alerts. IRS doesn't generally call, generally after five o clock and demand payment right away." Yvan Nassar, Fort Myers

I-R-S OFFICIALS SAY THEY'LL USUALLY CONTACT PEOPLE THROUGH MAIL FIRST- NOT BY PHONE.

AND THEY'LL NEVER ASK FOR PAYMENT USING A PRE-PAID DEBIT CARD OR WIRE TRANSFER. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MAYOR ISSUE-VO


FORMER CAPE CORAL MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN WILL BE TAKING HIS CASE TO COURT AFTER ALL.

AFTER A TWO DAY BALLOT REVIEW SULLIVAN AND HIS SUPPORTERS CONSIDERED *DROPPING THEIR LAWSUIT AGAINST MAYOR MARNI SAWICKI AND THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS.

TODAY NBC2 CONFIRMS THE GROUP DECIDED TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THEIR CASE.

THE TRIAL IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON WEDNESDAY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-TRX


A WOULD BE HIJCKER TRIES TO TAKE OVER A PLANE AND FLY TO SOCHI.

ALL THIS AS THE OPENING CEREMONIES ARE KICKING OFF.

NEXT AT FOUR WE'LL SHOW YOU WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT AMID THIS SECURITY THREAT. Return to index of stories...


A) SOCHI UPDATE-VOTOP


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BREAK TWO


Break Two hits at 04:12:37 Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


FORECAST OPEN Return to index of stories...


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 frontal system with drift across Southern and Central Florida through

tomorrow. Variable cloudiness will result.which will allow some sunny

spells. There might also be a stray shower with rain chances running

from 20-30%. An upper level disturbance may bring a better chance

for a shower late tomorrow and tomorrow night.as it gives this stalled

front a shove away from Florida. Drier high pressure will follow will

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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC-TRAFFIC


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SOCHI CLIP-OPEN


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SOCHI UPDATE-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


NBC2 CONTINUE TO FOLLOW TODAY'S ATTEMPTED HIJACKING IN WHICH A MAN WANTED THE PILOTS TO FLY THE PLANE TO SOCHI.

HOWEVER, THE OPENING CEREMONIES WENT ON WITHOUT ANY DISRUPTION.

JACK DOLES GIVES US A LOOK AT WHAT WE CAN EXPECT WHEN IT AIRS TONIGHT ON NBC2. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI UPDATE-PKG


nat - vancouver

IF PAST CEREMONIES ARE ANY INDICATION, EXPECT THE SPECTACULAR DURING THE BROADCAST OF THE SOCHI OPENING IN PRIMETIME TONIGHT.

SOT - Konstantin Ernst/ Opening Ceremony Producer

this is the biggest secret ever.

PRODUCERS KEPT THE METHOD OF THE CAULDRON-LIGHTING CLOSELY-GUARDED BEFORE THE SHOW. BUT WE DID SEE THE FLAME IN THE HANDS OF AN AMERICAN EARLIER IN THE DAY. FORMER HOCKEY STAR ANGELA RUGGIERO SAID IT WAS AN HONOR TO BE PART OF THE RELAY.

SOT - Angela Ruggiero / Former USA Hockey Team Member

"Just to be a part of this and see all the Russians come out and celebrate and everybody is so excited to be a part of the Olympic spirit today."

AS MEMBERS OF THE U-S DELEGATION ARRIVED FOR THE EVENT, PRESIDENT OBAMA OFFERED HIS SUPPORT IN A TAPED MESSAGE.

SOT - POTUS

i just wanted to say congratulations and good luck to everyone representing the red white and blue.

THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE CEREMONIAL UNIFORMS WERE UNVEILED ON THE TODAY SHOW LAST MONTH.

SOT - Jared Zezel / USA Curling

"It's awesome. It's American, too, so I mean it's very patriotic looking. It's great."

BUT NOT EVERY U-S ATHLETE WILL BE SEEN IN THESE DUDS. THE WOMEN'S HOCKEY TEAM DECIDED "NOT" TO WALK IN THE CEREMONY, CITING A TOUGH MATCH AGAINST FINLAND TOMORROW.

nat

OTHERS HOPING TO GET A "JUMP" ON THE COMPETITION ARE THE MEN'S SLOPESTYLE SNOWBOARDERS IN THE SEMIFINAL SATURDAY.

nat

AND REIGNING GOLD MEDALLIST HANNAH KEARNEY LOOKS TO REPEAT IN THE FINALS OF THE FREESTYLE MOGULS.

JACK DOLES, NBC NEWS, SOCHI. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI UPDATE-SS TOPS


NBC2 WILL BE YOUR HOME THROUGHOUT THE WINTER OLYMPICS.

THE OPENING CEREMONY BEGINS TONIGHT AT SEVEN THIRTY.

WE WILL HAVE COVERAGE FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-TRX


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

THE MOMENT A MOVIE TURNED INTO MURDER.

WE HAVE THE BRAND NEW SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWING THE DEADLY SHOOTING INSIDE A TAMPA AREA THEATER. Return to index of stories...


A) THEATER SURVEILLANCE-VO TOPS


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BREAK THREE


Break Three hits at 04:21:52 Return to index of stories...


FMR OLYMPIAN-ONCAM


YOU WILL SEE THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS TONIGHT RIGHT HERE ON NBC 2.

NBC 2 SPORTS DIRECTOR BRIAN COLLERAN SAT DOWN RECENTLY WITH A LOCAL AND FORMER OLYMPIAN WHOSE EXPERIENCED THAT WALK INTO THE OLYMPIC STADIUM. Return to index of stories...


FMR OLYMPIAN-PKG


JOHN FEE WAS THERE.IN 1980.IN THAT SMALL RINK IN LAKE PLACID.

"yeah.yeah.i remember where I was sitting."

"but we walked out of the 1980 arena and it's a winter night and it's all lite up. And there is roaring everywhere.Everywhere up and down the street.

JOHN HAS A LOT OF MEMENTOS.FROM 7 OLYMPIC GAMES.

IN 1976 IN INNSBRUCK-AUSTRIA.HE GOT TO EXPERIENCE FOR THE FIRST TIME WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO WALK INTO AN OLYMPIC STADIUM AS AN ATHLETE FOR TEAM U-S-A.

"there is no feeling like it in the world.as you are apart of that group and everyone has got the uniform on.and you are one of them.and you are representing the usa.believe me every athlete who walks in there is thinking I have to do this for my country.

JOHN WAS A MEMBER OF THE U-S LUGE TEAM AT BOTH THE 1976 AND 1980 OLYMPICS. THE GAMES HELD IN LAKE PLACID.JUST AN HOUR FROM HIS BOYHOOD HOMETOWN OF PLATTSBURG NEW YORK.WHICH IS WHY HE WAS AT THE MOST FAMOUS HOCKEY GAME OF ALL-TIME AND WHERE HE FINISHED 14TH THAT GAMES IN THE 2-MAN LUGE.

FEE.NOW IN HIS EARLY 60'S AND A LONGTIME RESIDENT OF NAPLES.WOULD GO ON TO BE A COACH.OFFICIAL AND WORKED THE '92 AND '94 GAMES AS A T-V COMMENTATOR.

TO THIS DAY.HE LOVES TO SHARE THE EXPERIENCES HE HAD.AND THE LESSONS LEARNED FROM BEING AN OLYMPIC ATHLETE.

"it's something that.you have to have a drive to want to be the best,.the best you can be. You cant always be the best. It's worth fighting for, I think I see a lot of that in the current athletes that we have on our team." Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


LOVE IS IN THE AIR.BUT ARE WOMEN ABOUT TO BE CHEATED COME VALENTINE'S DAY?

While the ad shows 8 lilies, the bouquet that showed up only has 5 / 13:28:37 If I'm paying for 8 lillies, I don't want 5.

NBC2 EXPOSES HOW SOME FLOWER COMPANIES ARE COMING UP LESS THAN ROSES, WHEN IT COMES TO DELIVERING WHAT THEY PROMISE.

it's a POLICE CHASE YOU HAVE TO SEE.

A CAR BARRELING DOWN SNOWY AND SLIPPERY STREETS TRIES TO RUN FROM COPS.

AHEAD AT FOUR THE SURPRISE EVERYONE GOT WHEN THE CAR FINALLY STOPPED. Return to index of stories...


A) VALENTINES FLOWERS-NATVO


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B) MI POLICE CHASE-VO TOPS


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BREAK FOUR


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BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


NEW! Return to index of stories...


SOCHI JACKING-VO TOPS SS


NBC2 IS FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWS AS THE FIRST MAJOR SECURITY THREAT TO SOCHI FAILS TO DISRUPT THE OPENING CEREMONY.

AUTHORITIES HAVE DETAINED A UKRAINIAN PASSENGER WHO TRIED TO HIJACK AN ISTANBUL-BOUND PLANE, TO SOCHI.

THIS IS A LOOK AT THE PLANE THAT LANDED SAFELY.

NOW WE'RE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK AT THE SUSPECT.

HE'S BELIEVED TO BE THE MAN STANDING UP IN THE PLANE WEARING A HOCKEY JERSEY.

THE PLANE TOOK OFF TODAY FROM THE UKRANE AND WAS HEADED TO INSTANBUL.

DURING THE FLIGHT A MAN CLAIMED TO HAVE A BOMB ON BOARD AND ORDERED THE PILOTS TO DIVERT TO SOCHI.

THEY TOLD HIM, OK, BUT INSTEAD SWITCHED OFF THE G-P-S AND LANDED IN TURKEY AS PLANNED.

THE PEGASUS AIRLINE FLIGHT HAD MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE ON BOARD AT THE TIME.

THE HIJACKER GAVE HIMSELF UP.

NOBODY WAS HURT.

POLICE ARE STILL INVESTIGATING WHETHER AN EXPLOSIVE WAS ACTUALLY ON BOARD.

THE OLYMPIC OPENING CEREMONY WAS UNAFFECTED. Return to index of stories...


THEATER SURVEILLANCE-TRX VO TOPS


BRAND NEW AT FOUR FOR THE FIRST TIME WE ARE SEEING SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM INSIDE A TAMPA AREA THEATER WHERE POLICE SAY A MAN MURDERED SOMEONE FOR TEXTING.

TAKE A LOOK, YOU CAN SEE ON THE BOTTOM RIGHT HAND OF YOUR SCREEN TWO MEN ARGUING.

THEN DUST FILLS THE AIR AFTER SHOTS ARE FIRED.

YOU CAN THEN SEE OTHER PEOPLE IN THE THEATER GOING OVER TO HELP.

CHAD OULSON WAS KILLED.

FORMER TAMPA POLICE OFFICER CURTIS REEVES IS CHARGED WITH MURDER. Return to index of stories...


JOBS ECONOMY-PLASMA


THE NEWEST JOBS REPORT IS NOW OUT AND HIRING NUMBERS ARE WEAK.

THIS, JUST A DAY AFTER REPUBLICANS BLOCKED AN EXTENSION OF LONG TERM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.

NBC'S STEVE HANDLESMAN BRINGS US THE REACTION FIRST AT FOUR. Return to index of stories...


JOBS ECONOMY-PKG


THE DISAPPOINTING NEWS ON JOBS CAME AS PRESIDENT OBAMA WENT TO MICHIGAN, A STATE STILL STUCK IN RECESSION, BUT HE PUT ON A POSITIVE SPIN.

"Companies across the country are saying they intend to hire even more folks in the months ahead. that's why i think this can be a break through year for america."

BUT JUST 113 THOUSAND PEOPLE GOT HIRED IN JANUARY:

JOBS ADDED IN CONSTRUCTION, BUSINESS SERVICES AND MANUFACTURING. JOBS LOST IN RETAIL AND GOVERNMENT.

SOME ECONOMISTS BLAME BAD WEATHER. REPUBLICANS CLAIM OBAMACARE IS KEEPING PEOPLE JOBLESS.

"They're getting these subsidies and as they come back to work they're actually taxed more, so it's a disincentive for them to try to come back."

THE PRESIDENT NOTED: THE JOBLESS RATE DROPPED TO 6.6%. THE LOWEST SINCE OCTOBER 2008

TO TRY TO DRIVE THE RATE LOWER, THE PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED A MADE IN RURAL AMERICA INITIATIVE. TO BOOST EXPORTS AND U-S JOBS. ANOTHER OBAMA EXECUTIVE ORDER.

AND HE SIGNED THE NEARLY TRILLION DOLLAR FARM BILL. A TRIUMPH OF BIPARTISANSHIP. FARMERS GET A FINANCIAL CUSHION. MILLIONS OF THE NEEDY GET THE CUSHION, IN THE FARM BILL, OF FOOD STAMPS. THAT PROGRAM IS CUT BY 1%, FAR LESS THAT REPUBLICANS DEMANDED.

IN THE POLITICAL BATTLE OVER HOW BEST TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY.

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BIDEN RUNNING ?-OC SOT OC


VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN ISN'T RULING OUT RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT AGAIN IN 2016.

BOLDUAN: "Other than Corvettes, give me another good reason why you shouldn't run?"

BIDEN: "I can't."

BOLDUAN: "Yeah?"

BIDEN: "There may be reasons I don't run, but there's no obvious reason for me why I think I should not run."

HE SAYS HIS DECISION TO MAKE A THIRD WHITE HOUSE BID WILL BE BASED ON WHETHER HE THINKS HE'S THE BEST QUALIFIED PERSON TO FOCUS -- QUOTE -- "ON THE TWO THINGS I'VE SPENT MY WHOLE LIFE ON." Return to index of stories...


BIDEN LAGUARDIA-OC SOT OC


THE VICE PRESIDENT IS TAKING SOME HEAT OVER COMMENTS HE MADE ABOUT NEW YORK'S LARGUARDIA AIRPORT.

If I blindfolded someone and took them at 2 o'clock in the morning into the airport in Hong Kong and said where do you think you are, they'd say this must be in America it's a modern Airport. If I took you and blindfolded you and took you to LaGuardia Airport in New York you must think, 'I must be in some third world country.' I'm not joking.

HIS REMARKS CAME DURING AN EVENT IN PHILADELPHIA IN WHICH HE STRESSED THE NEED FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT.

THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY SAYS IT'S INVESTING THREE AND A HALF BILLION DOLLARS TO HELP "PROVIDE PASSENGERS WITH A WORLD-CLASS TERMINAL." Return to index of stories...


VALENTINES FLOWERS-ONCAM


WITH VALENTINE'S DAY JUST A WEEK AWAY, AMERICANS ARE RUSHING TO BUY FLOWERS, TWO-BILLION DOLLARS WORTH ON THIS HOLIDAY ALONE.

BUT ARE YOU REALLY GETTING WHAT YOU PAY FOR?

TODAY JEFF ROSSEN UNCOVERS SOME SURPRISING ANSWERS. Return to index of stories...


VALENTINES FLOWERS-PKG


HERE COMES VALENTINES DAY.

NATS CHICAGO ARRIVAL 1:11:21

Kate: Thank you!

NATS NEW YORK ARRIVAL 00:11:04

Jovanna: Thank you!

AND WE'RE SENDING FLOWERS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.FROM ILLINOIS.TO NEW YORK, AND L-A.

NATS LA ARRIVAL 13:16:53

Robert: The flowers are here.

ORDERING FROM SOME OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN THE BUSINESS.1-800 FLOWERS.TELEFLORA.AND F-T-D.

JUST LOOK AT THE PHOTOS ONLINE. COLORFUL. LUSH. FRESH FLOWERS.IN MAGNIFICENT BLOOM.CASCADING OVER THE VASES.

AT 1800FLOWERS--WE PAY FOR THE "MODERN EMBRACE" ARRANGEMENT--PRICE? 59.99.JUST LOOK AT THOSE ENORMOUS ROSES AND LILIES.

NAT FROM CHICAGO ARRIVAL 1:12:47

Very cool and modern and a lot like the picture.

IN ILLINOIS AND NEW YORK, THE ARRANGEMENTS ARRIVED LOOKING PRETTY CLOSE TO THE ADS.BUT IN L-A.

NAT FROM LA ARRIVAL 13:24:00

While the ad shows 8 lilies, the bouquet that showed up only has 5 / 13:28:37 If I'm paying for 8 lillies, I don't want 5.

NATS--DOORBELL NYC ARRIVAL 08:40:11

OUR RESULTS FOR TELEFLORA WERE INCONSISTENT TOO. DIFFERENT IN EVERY LOCATION. WE ORDERED THE "MOONLIGHT KISS" BOUQUET. PRICE: 54.95. A HUGE PLOOM OF FLOWERS.

NATS Jovanna unwrapping flowers NYC Arrival 09:21:10

BUT IN NEW YORK THAT'S NOT WHAT WE GOT.

SOT NYC ARRIVAL JOVANNA REDO.03 02:51:28

It doesn't look as full or as beautiful as the picture and some of these flowers are wilting./04:04:29This lily's got a lot of brown on it.

THAT'S RIGHT, SOME OF THE FLOWERS WERE ALREADY DYING. TELEFLORA'S AD ALSO BRAGS ABOUT THIS SPECIAL VASE. NOT SO SPECIAL FOR OUR PRODUCER IN L-A.

SOT LA ARRIVAL 13:42:30

The vase it came in has major scratches all over.

IN ILLINOIS.IT'S A DIFFERENT VASE ENTIRELY.

SOT CHICAGO ARRIVAL 1:06:55

There's no mirror to be seen at all.

TELEFLORA LATER APOLOGIZED BUT SAID IT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE SUBSTITUTIONS.

BUT THE BIGGEST SURPRISE OF ALL, CAME FROM F-T-D. WE ORDERED THE "EXPRESSIONS OF LOVE" BOUQUET FOR $49.99. ONLINE.LOOK.A VIRBANT BOUQUET.

IN ILLINOIS, WE GOT THIS.

SOT CHICAGO: 01:03:30

It looks a little sparse right now and not as tall as the picture.

IN L-A.

SOT LA: 13:21:55

Some of the flowers look a little wilted. They look a little old.

AT LEAST THEY SHOWED UP. IN NEW YORK.WE WAITED.AND WAITED.AND WAITED.

SOT JOVANNA NYC DELIVERY 7:41:11

I'd love to show you the FTD bouquet.but it never arrived.

THREE DAYS LATER FTD SENT FLOWERS, AND REFUNDED OUR MONEY.

ALL THREE COMPANIES TOLD US QUALITY IS A PRIORITY AND 'GUARANTEE SATISFACTION'.REFUNDING MONEY OR REPLACING FLOWERS IF A CUSTOMER ISN'T HAPPY.

BUT HOW WOULD YOU FEEL IF YOU GOT THIS.OR THIS.OR THIS?

SOT FROM ALL 3 RECIPIENTS AT ONCE:

"HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!" Return to index of stories...


VALENTINES FLOWERS-ONCAM


JEFF ROSSEN REPORTING.

1-800 FLOWERS CLAIMS IT'S LOOKING TO MAKE A BIG CHANGE. TO FIX THIS PROBLEM. Return to index of stories...


SODA DEATH-VO WIPE


A TENNESSEE FATHER AND HIS WIFE ARE NOW FACING MURDER CHARGES IN THE MAN'S FIVE-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER'S DEATH.

AUTHORITIES ACCUSE THE PAIR OF FORCING THE CHILD TO DRINK TWO LITERS OF SODA AS A PUNISHMENT.

ALEXA VAUGHN DIED TWO YEARS AGO.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HER FATHER AND HIS WIFE PUNISHED THE GIRL WHO WAS CAUGHT TAKING GRAPE SODA.

HER PUNISHMENT, DRINK TWO LITERS OF GRAPE SODA AND WATER.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE LARGE AMOUNT OF LIQUID BROUGHT ON SEIZURES AND EXCRUCIATING PAIN. Return to index of stories...


SODA DEATH-SOT VO


The pathologist did a very intensive and thorough investigation. It was 16 months before the autopsy came back."

THE GIRL DIED A FEW DAYS LATER.

THE GIRl'S FATHER AND HIS WIFE ARE ALSO CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED CHILD NEGLECT AND CHILD ABUSE. Return to index of stories...


WI KID FOUND-VO


AFTER A DESPERATE SEARCH, A NEWBORN MISSING FROM A WISCONSIN HOME IS FOUND ALIVE AT A GAS STATION IN EASTERN IOWA.

THE NEARLY WEEK-OLD BABY, KAYDEN POWELL WAS DISCOVERED BY AN OFFICER CHECKING ALONG AN INTERSTATE.

THE GAS STATION MANAGER SAYS THE BABY WAS FOUND IN A CLOSED, GRAY PLASTIC STORAGE BIN.

WE ALSO LEARNED THE FBI TOOK IT AND SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM THE STATION.

NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE IN CONNECTION TO THE BABY.

THE CHILD APPEARS TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION.

KAYDEN HAD BEEN MISSING FOR MORE THAN 24 HOURS. Return to index of stories...


FAT SEATS-SS


IT APPEARS OBESE PEOPLE MAY BE GETTING SPECIAL SEATING FOR THIS YEAR'S WORLD CUP SOCCER TOURNAMENT.

A JOURNALIST TWEETED THIS PHOTO FROM A STADIUM IN BRAZIL.

YOU CAN SEE THE EXTRA WIDE SEAT AT THE END OF THE AISLE.

REPORTS CLAIM, A BRAZILIAN LAW REQUIRES THAT AT LEAST 1 PERCENT OF WORLD CUP CAPACITY BE DEVOTED TO SEATS FOR FANS WITH DISABILITIES, INCLUDING OBESITY.

THE NUMBER OF OVERWEIGHT BRAZILIANS IS NOW AT 48 PERCENT. Return to index of stories...


MARS EARTH PIC-SS


TODAY - WE'RE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK AT EARTH, FROM MARS.

NASA TWEETED THIS PHOTO TAKEN BY THE ROVER, CURIOSITY FROM THE MARS SURFACE.

THE IMAGE SHOWS A SPECK ABOVE THE HORIZON THAT A POINTER IDENTIFIES AS EARTH.

CURIOSITY BLASTED OFF FROM CAPE CANAVERAL IN 2011.

EARTH IS ABOUT 99 MILLION MILES AWAY FROM WHERE THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH OPEN-CLIP


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HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM


Having a natural birth is a GOAL MANY women are able to EXPERIENCE without medical intervention.

BUT THEY STILL WANT THE reassurance of having expert medical care NEARBY.

IN TODAYS HEALTH MATTERS AMY OSHIER SHOWS HOW HOSPITALS ARE MAKING AN EFFORT TO 'KEEP IT REAL'. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


GIVING BIRTH- IT'S ONE OF THE MOST NATURAL THINGS IN THE WORLD- BUT IN A HOSPITAL SETTING, THE NATURAL EXPERIENCE WAS SOMETIMES LACKING.

NANCY TRAVIS/DIR. WOMEN'S CARE BIRTH SUITES

RUNS:

:30 A typical labor and delivery process- long time ago- is the fathers had to be granted special permission to even come into the labor room. And the babies went to a central nursery, which was far away from the mothers.

BY THE 60s AND 70s, MOMS WERE EXPECTING MORE. A NATURAL, FAMILY CENTERED ENVIRONMENT. IT WAS THE AGE OF LAMAZE CLASSES WITH DADS AS COACHES. FAST FORWARD TO TODAY- AND HOME-LIKE BIRTHING SUITES.

NANCY TRAVIS/DIR. WOMEN'S CARE BIRTH SUITES

RUNS:

2:30 There's a whole cast of characters that can come to births now. We have doula's who are labor support persons that the mom will actually hire to bring with her during her birth. In addition to the husband or father of the baby or her mom or any other person.

BIRTHING SUITES ARE A COMFORTABLE SPACE FOR MOM'S TO RELAX AND LET NATURE TAKE IT'S COURSE. ALONG WITH THE COMFORTS OF HOME- ARE ITEMS TO HELP MOM SPEED DELIVERY.

NANCY TRAVIS/DIR. WOMEN'S CARE BIRTH SUITES

RUNS:

4:13 We encourage her to be upright, walking around, getting in the tub- water does seem to speed labor, we also have birth balls that we will put mom's on so they will rock, to make her more comfortable and actually get the baby in the right, optimal position to be born quicker.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

At Cape Coral Hospital, they observe not only a moment of silence with each new arrival- but the medical staff observes the Golden Hour, giving families space and silence. Everyone works quietly, so the family can enjoy a personal experience.

LIZ FINN/RN LABOR & DELIVERY

RUNS:

:39 We try to just step back and let them enjoy their time with their baby.

5:36 There are certain things we need to do in the first hour according to the pediatricians, but we do those on the mom's stomach.

BEING WITHIN THE HOSPITAL CREATES AN EXTRA LAYER OF COMFORT- MOM AND BABY ARE MONITORED THROUGHOUT. HELP IS ONLY STEPS AWAY, BUT SEEMS A WORLD APART TO THE NEW FAMILY. FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


MI POLICE CHASE-TRX VO TOPS


BRAND NEW MUST SEE VIDEO - CHECK IT OUT.

A CAR CHASE TEARS THROUGH THE STREETS OF DETROIT.

YOU CAN SEE THE SUSPECT'S CAR FISH TAILING IN THE SNOW.

POLICE SAY A FATHER, MOTHER AND SON WERE INSIDE.

THE SUSPECTS - UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF HEROIN.

THE CHASE FINALLY ENDED WHEN THE CAR CRASHED INTO ANOTHER VEHICLE.

POLICE ARRESTED THE SUSPECTS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT


ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR COMPANIES IS FEELING SOME HEAT.

nats of america the beautiful in some other language

TODAY COCA COLA IS RESPONDING AFTER FACING A FIRE STORM OVER THIS SUPER BOWL COMMERCIAL.

FIRST AT FOUR HOW THE COMPANY IS FIRING BACK OVER AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL CONTROVERSY.

AS THE OLYMPIC ATHLETES HIT THE SLOPES WE'RE LEARNING EVERY INCH MATTERS.

AHEAD AT FOUR WE'LL SHOW YOU WHY YOU'LL WANT TO TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT THEIR SKIS. Return to index of stories...


A) COKE AD REAX-NATVOTOP


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B) VIBRATION OF SKIS-VO TOPS


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C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAK FIVE


Break Five hits at 04:40:27 Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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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 frontal system with drift across Southern and Central Florida through

tomorrow. Variable cloudiness will result.which will allow some sunny

spells. There might also be a stray shower with rain chances running

from 20-30%. An upper level disturbance may bring a better chance

for a shower late tomorrow and tomorrow night.as it gives this stalled

front a shove away from Florida. Drier high pressure will follow will

clearing skies Sunday, and mostly sunny weather Monday and Tuesday. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC-TRAFFIC


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AROD


BREAKING NEWS.

ALEX RODRIGUEZ HAS WITHDRAWN HIS LAWSUITS AGAINST MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL.

THAT MEANS THE NEW YORK YANKEES THIRD BASEMAN MAY BE PREPARED TO ACCEPT THE PENALTY.

RODRIGUEZ WAS SUSPENDED FOR THE ENTIRE 2014 SEASON FOR VIOLATING THE LEAGUE'S PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUG POLICY. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI OPEN-OPN


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VIBRATION OF SKIS-OC


OPENING CEREMONIES BEGIN TONIGHT ON NBC2 FROM THE WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES.

IT'S BREATHTAKING TO WATCH THE ALPINE SKIING EVENTS, WHERE HUNDREDTHS - OR EVEN THOUSANDTHS - OF A SECOND CAN BE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WINNING GOLD AND NO MEDAL AT ALL.

TODAY WE'RE LOOKING AT HOW ENGINEERS ARE IMPROVING SKIS TO HELP THESE OLYMPIANS GO FASTER. Return to index of stories...


VIBRATION OF SKIS-PKG


FOR ALPINE SKIERS HEATH CALHOUN AND JULIA MANCUSO, THE ENGINEERING AND DESIGN OF THEIR SKIS WILL BE CRITICAL TO SUCCESS AT THE 2014 WINTER OLYMPIC - AND PARALYMPIC GAMES - ESPECIALLY WHEN IT COMES TO VIBRATION ON THE SLOPES.

JULIA MANCUSO:

the vibrations definitely vary between snow conditions if it's really icy or bumpy.

KAM LEANG

vibration causes the ski to lose contact with the surface of the snow.

KAM LEANG AND HIS TEAM OF GRADUATE STUDENTS ARE USING NANO-COMPOSITES, MATERIALS THAT ARE 10,000 TIMES SMALLER THAN A HUMAN HAIR, TO REDUCE UNWANTED VIBRATION IN SKIS.

KAM LEANG

it allows you to go faster, and feel more comfortable and you could control the ski better.

FOR HEATH CALHOUN, THE VIBRATION ISSUE IS MORE COMPLEX BECAUSE HE DOES NOT HAVE KNEES TO HELP STABILIZE HIMSELF. INSTEAD, HE MUST RELY ON HIS SPECIALLY DESIGNED MONO-SKI TO DO THIS FOR HIM.

HEATH CALHOUN

it never occurred to me that there was, you know, disabled ski racing.

TOM WATSON DESIGNED A NEW SHOCK ABSORBER SYSTEM OPTIMIZED FOR HEALTH CALHOUN.

TOM WATSON

the ski can't go faster unless it's contacting the snow. so the shock absorbers duty is to keep the ski in contact with the snow as much as possible.

WITH EACH OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES, ENGINEERS ARE IMPROVING EQUIPMENT, HELPING ATHLETES LIKE HEATH CALHOUN AND JULIA MANCUSO REACH HIGHER SPEEDS, AND PERHAPS EVEN REACH THE MEDAL PODIUM. Return to index of stories...


VIBRATION OF SKIS-SS TOPS


YOU CAN WATCH THE OPENING CEREMONY TONIGHT STARTING AT 7:30 RIGHT HERE ON NBC2. Return to index of stories...


NOROVIRUS STRAIN-VO


THE C-D-C SAYS THE STOMACH BUG THAT SICKENED NEARLY 700 PEOPLE ON A ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE IS A NEW STRAIN OF NOROVIRUS.

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL SAYS ITS THE G-L-L-4 SYDNEY STRAIN WHICH WAS FIRST DETECTED LESS THAN TWO YEARS AGO.

MORE THAN 600 PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS ABOARD THE ROYAL CARIBBEAN SHIP 'EXPLORER OF THE SEAS' FELL ILL.

THE C-D-C SAYS IT IS THE LARGEST NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK IN 20 YEARS.

THE SHIP RETURNED TO PORT IN NEW JERSEY ON JANUARY 29TH. Return to index of stories...


BLUE LENS TECH-VO WIPE


A DOCTOR SAYS HE SAYS THE SOLUTION TO HELP PROTECT OUR EYES WHEN WE STARE AT ELECTRONIC SCREENS ALL DAY.

IT'S CALLED BLU-TECH LENSES.

THE TINTED LENSES ADD AN EXTRA LAYER OF PROTECTION FOR YOUR EYES. FILTERING OUT HARMFUL BLUE LIGHT.

THEY COME IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES WITH NO PRESCRIPTION NEEDED. Return to index of stories...


BLUE LENS TECH-SOT VO


"Of all the colors blue light has the highest energy and can do the greatest damage to our eyes. Over a lifetime of exposure to blue light we can start to see these oxidative changes occur."

DOCTOR MORGAN SAYS. BLUE LIGHT EXPOSURE CAN ALSO AFFECT HOW WELL YOU SLEEP.

THE LIGHT ACTUALLY TRICKS YOUR BRAIN INTO THINKING IT'S DAYTIME. AND THAT HINDERS THE SECRETION OF THE SLEEP HORMONE MELATONIN, WHICH LEAVES YOU TOSSING AND TURNING ALL NIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TRAIN AXEL BREAK-VO WIPE


AMAZING VIDEO AS A SECURITY CAMERA CATCHES A TRAIN DERAILMENT.

TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT YOUR SCREEN.

ONE OF THE AXELS OFF A TRAIN CAR CAME LOOSE AND ROLLED DOWN THE STREET.

IT HAPPENED JUST SOUTH OF DENVER.

A TRUCK DRIVER WAS WAITING TO CROSS THE TRACKS. WHEN HE HAD TO DRIVE AWAY FROM THE ROLLING PART. Return to index of stories...


TRAIN AXEL BREAK-SOT VO


It could have cut a car in half. With that weight rolling down hill. It came 100 yards off the track."

THE AXEL CRASHED INTO A CONNIVENCE STORE AND GAS STATION.

TEARING OUT TWO COLUMNS.

NOBODY WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


FUNERAL EMAIL-VO


A NEW SCAM IS HITTING E-MAIL IN-BOXES ACROSS THE NATION.

IT COMES IN THE FORM OF A FUNERAL NOTICE.

EXPERTS ARE NOW WARNING YOU IF YOU GET AN EMAIL SAYING ONE OF YOUR LOVED ONES HAS PASSED AWAY, DO NOT OPEN IT.

THE EMAIL IS A FAKE NOTICE AND IT CONTAINS A LINK IN IT YOU MUST CLICK TO FIND OUT ABOUT THE FRIEND'S FINAL ARRAIGNMENTS.

BUT THE LINK CONTAINS MALWARE THAT INFECTS COMPUTERS AND SEARCHES FOR SOMETHING VERY SPECIFIC. Return to index of stories...


BEATLES 50-VO


FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY -- A MILESTONE IN MUSIC HISTORY.

THE BEATLES ARRIVED IN AMERICA ON FEBRUARY SEVENTH, 19-64 -- TWO DAYS BEFORE THEIR ICONIC PERFORMANCE ON "THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW".

THAT OF COURSE LAUNCHED THEM TO SUPERSTARDOM -- AND MADE THEM AMONG THE MOST-SUCCESSFUL ROCK BANDS OF ALL TIME. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


PAUSE FOR AHEAD AT 5:00 CLIP

PETER BUSCH IN THE NBC2 NEWSROOM.

WE'RE FOLLOWING A DEVELOPING STORY IN TURKEY.

A MAN TRIED TO HIJACK A PLANE AND TAKE IT TO SOCHI DURING THE OLYMPIC OPENING CEREMONIES.

WE HAVE THE LATEST ON HOW PILOTS DUPED HIM.

PLUS: THERE COULD BE MORE "NO SMOKING SIGNS" AROUND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THE NEW PUSH TO KEEP SMOKERS FROM LIGHTING UP AROUND KIDS. Return to index of stories...


B) SMOKING IN THE PARK-VOTOPS


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BREAK SIX


Break Six hits at 04:51:24 Return to index of stories...


COKE AD REAX-TC VIDBOX


COCA COLA IS TAKING ON THE CRITICS OF ITS "AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL" SUPER BOWL COMMERCIAL.

SOME OBJECTED TO THE SONG BEING SUNG IN SEVERAL FOREIGN LANGUAGES. BUT COKE NOW RESPONDING.

CECILIA VEGA HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


COKE AD REAX-PKG


NATS COMMERCIAL

THIS MORNING, THE WORLD'S LARGEST BEVERAGE COMPANY IS FIRING BACK AT ITS

CRITICS-TAKING ON THE NATIONAL FIRESTORM IT KINDLED WITH THIS:

NATS commercial

EVER SINCE DEBUTING SUPER BOWL SUNDAY. COCA COLA'S *TAKE* ON THE CLASSIC

PATRIOTIC ANTHEM HAS BUBBLED UP CONTROVERSY --

NATS commercial

IN THE SIXTY SECOND COMMERCIAL FOR THEIR "AMERICA IS BEAUTIFUL" CAMPAIGN -

YOUNG SINGERS TAKE TURNS BELTING OUT VERSES - IN 7 DIFFERENT LANGUAGES -

FROM HINDI TO HEBREW. AND SOME ARE SAYING THAT IT IS SIMPLY UN-AMERICAN

NATS commercial

THE BACKLASH HAS BEEN SWIFT ON TWITTER - ONE USER TWEETING: "THIS IS AN

OUTRAGE. AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES." WHILE ANOTHER TWEETING

: "NEVER BUYING COKE AGAIN AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL IN A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN

ENGLISH IS JUST WRONG."

SOT LISA GRANATSTEIN / MANAGING EDITOR, ADWEEK: everybody was talking about

it, it was really part of the national conversation.

BUT THURSDAY COKE DEFENDED THE AD IN A STATEMENT, STANDING BY ITS MESSAGE: "

It's Beautiful" provides a snapshot of the real lives of Americans.All

those featured in the ad are Americans and "America The Beautiful" was sung

by bilingual American young women.

NATS BTS footage

AND IN THIS BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE JUST RELEASED BY COCA-COLA - THOSE 7

BILINGUAL AMERICAN WOMEN SPEAK OUT ON WHY THE COMMERCIAL IS SO IMPORTANT TO

THEM -

SOT SUSHMITHA, SINGING IN HINDI, COCA-COLA COMMERCIAL: we just have

different backgrounds and that's ok. We're all Americans. And we can come

together.

THE SODA MAKER IS SET TO AIR A NEW NINETY SECOND VERSION DURING TODAY'S

OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY - HOPING THE CONTROVERSY WILL SIMPLY FIZZ OUT. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


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5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT


SEVERAL BIG STORIES TONIGHT --

OPENING CEREMONIES OF THE OLYMPICS -- AND A GUY TRIES TO HIJACK A PLANE TO SOCHI.

WE HAVE NEW DETAILS AT FIVE.

PLUS ONLY NBC2 TALKS TO THE GRANDMOTHER OF THE LITTLE BOY FOUND IN A NASTY STORAGE UNIT IN COLLIER COUNTY.

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