NBC2 6am on 2s

NBC2 6am on 2s

Click here for a text-only version of this page
ANCHOR SUPERS RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-REM2 LIVE
DIRECTORS PAGE RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-VO-WIPE
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-SOT
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-REM2 LIVE
GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT-TRX-OBX 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX
SWFL DEADLY CRASH-REM1 LIVE 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER
SWFL DEADLY CRASH-SS-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
SWFL DEADLY CRASH-SOT TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
SWFL DEADLY CRASH-REM1 LIVE I75 CLOSURE-TRX-FDOT TOPS-SS
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-OC-SS-TRX-OBX
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-REM1 LIVE
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-SS-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-SOTVO
LEHIGH DEADLY CRASH-OC-VO WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-REM1 LIVE
ATL WINTER STORM PREPS-TRX-OC-VO-WIPE FL FLOOD INSURANCE-OTS-VO
NORCAL FLOODING-SOTVOTOPS LEHIGH BURGLARY-TRX-VOTOPS
HALEY TRACKING WX-HALEY WX WALL SOCHI SECURITY-TRX-SATLIVELOOK TOPS-VO
FIRST NFL GAY PLAYER-TRX-OC-SOTVO SOCHI SECURITY-SOTVO
SAME SEX BENEFITS-TRX-BUB-VO QUARTER HOUR PUSH-TRX-3SHOT BUB
SAME SEX BENEFITS-(2) SOTVO-BUB FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI TOPS
GAS PRICES-OC-TRX-CG BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
POWERBALL JACKPOT-OTS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-TRX-SATLIVELOOK 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI TOPS TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL NOROVIRUS CRUISE SHIPS-2SH-3SHOT BUB TOSS
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX NOROVIRUS CRUISE SHIPS-BUB
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC NOROVIRUS CRUISE SHIPS-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP NOROVIRUS CRUISE SHIPS-SOT-SS
DISTRESSED BABIES COMMENT-VO IN PLASMA NOROVIRUS CRUISE SHIPS-BUB
DISTRESSED BABIES COMMENT-SOTVO, PLASMA TERROR ALERT FLYING OUT OF GUYANA-TRX-OC-SS
CHINA 2022 OLYMPICS-OC-VO TEACHER RAISES-OTS
ACE GROUP CLASSIC-OTS MEAT RECALL-OC-TRX-VO
FMB CLYDESDALES-OC-SS-WIPE CAFFEINE STUDY-TRX-OC-CG
CAPE PYTHON-SSTOPS WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-SOT-SS
RAK WEEK-OTS-CG-BNR COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT--SS-SATLIVELOOK WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
OLYMPIC OPEN-CLIP 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
SOCHI OLYMPICS-2SH-OBX 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
SOCHI OLYMPICS-SATLIVE TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
SOCHI OLYMPICS-PKG TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
SOCHI OLYMPICS-SATLIVE-OBX TODAY SHOW TEASE-SOT TOPS
OLYMPIC MEDAL COUNT-2SH-CG TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
RUSSIAN POLICE CHOIR GET LUCKY-2SH-SOT TS WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-SSTOPS-VO
OLYMPIC VIEWERS-2SH-CG TS LEHIGH FATAL CRASH-VOTOPS
TODAY OLYMPIC TEASE-2SH-VO TS LEHIGH BURGLARY-VOTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TS FLOOD INSURANCE-VOTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TS SAME SEX BENEFITS-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS FIRST NFL GAY PLAYER-SOTVOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS REDNECK YACHT CLUB STABBING-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-TRX-SSTOPS TS GAS PRICES-CGTOPS
tease red sox-TRX-NATSVOTOPS-WIPE TS POWERBALL-OTS
tease cruise ship sickness-VOTOPS TS FMB CLYDESDALES-SSTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS ATL WINTER AND NORCAL FLOODS-VOTOPS
HL1) RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-TRX-REMLIVE, VO BACKU TS BEATLES OLYMPICS-SSTOPS
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL3) WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-TRX-REMLIVE, VO BACKUP FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS GOODBYE-4-SHOT
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT-TRX-anibox  


ANCHOR SUPERS


Return to index of stories...

DIRECTORS PAGE


Return to index of stories...

SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


DEVELOPING NOW

Wrong Way Crash

LOOKING AHEAD

More Winter Weather

NEW THIS MORNING

Most Notable Events

DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY --

PIECING TOGETHER A DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH,

Jack Delago, Cypress Lake Wrestling Club

18:23:05 literally till about 2pm i couldn't get out of bed. Cried as

if it were my own son. He meant a lot to all of us. 18:23:17

A FORMER CYPRESS LAKE STUDENT AND STAND-OUT ATHLETE WAS KILLED.

PLUS, MORE WINTER WEATHER IS ON THE WAY!

AND WHERE DO MOST PEOPLE WANT TO BE RIGHT NOW?!

"A vacation. To Florida, I think."

NBC-2 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING THE NEXT ROUND OF SNOW.

flooding nats

PLUS, MUCH NEEDED RAIN IN THE WEST.

AND WE'RE HIGHLIGHTING THE MOST NOTABLE OLYMPIC EVENTS SO FAR!

NBC-2 IS LIVE IN SOCHI RUSSIA WITH A LOOK AHEAD TO TODAY'S SCHEDULE.

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


Return to index of stories...

GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT-TRX-OBX


AS YOU WAKE UP THIS MORNING, 5 PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER A FIREY CRASH IN TAMPA--- ONE OF THOSE A FORMER STAR ATHLETE AT CYPRESS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL.

GOOD MORNING I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

right now WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF THE SCHOOL WILL BE PROVIDING GRIEF COUNSELORS FOR THOSE THAT KNEW JIM ILIAS.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY ON TOP OF THIS STORY AND THE INVESTIGATION INTO WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


SWFL DEADLY CRASH-REM1 LIVE


CLAY KRISTA---

ILIAS WAS A STATE RANKED WRESTLER--- HIS FAMILY KNOWN IN THE COMMUNITY--- THEY OWN THE CONVENIENCE STORE JUST AROUND THE CORNER FROM THE HIGH SCHOOL.

THIS MORNING-- STUDENTS HERE ARE ASKING WHY JIM?? Return to index of stories...


SWFL DEADLY CRASH-SS-VO


INVESTIGATORS ALSO TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY THE DRIVER OF A FORD EXPEDITION WAS RACING SOUTH IN THE NORTH BOUND LANES ON I275.

A DRIVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD COULDN'T BELIEVE WHAT SHE WAS SEEING---- SHE RECORED THE WHOLE THING.

SECONDS AFTER THIS VIDEO BEGINS--- THE SUV SLAMS THE HYUNDAI THE FOUR UNIVERISTY OF SOUTH FLORIDA STUDENTS WERE RIDING IN.

FOUR FRATERNITY BROTHERS DIE INSTANTLY---

THE WRONG WAY DRIVER---ALSO DEAD

THIS MORNING ILIAS' CYPRESS LAKE COACH REMEMBERS HIS FORMER WRESTLER. Return to index of stories...


SWFL DEADLY CRASH-SOT


Jack Delago, Cypress Lake Wrestling Club

18:23:23 Jim had a smile on his face and that's how we'll all remember

him. While we're all sad we've got a lot of positive to look back at.

18:32:34 Return to index of stories...


SWFL DEADLY CRASH-REM1 LIVE


I REACHED OUT TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT REGARDING GRIEF COUNSELORS ON CAMPUS TODAY, BUT HAVE NOT YET HEARD BACK JUST YET. Return to index of stories...


6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FORECAST ON THE 2'S ---

AND IF YOU STEP OUTSIDE IT'S COOLER THIS MORNING, AS ANOTHER COOL FRONT HEADS THIS WAY THIS WEEK.

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING IT IN THE NBC-2 FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER. Return to index of stories...


6:02 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-CLIP


Return to index of stories...

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...


LEHIGH DEADLY CRASH-OC-VO


we just found out WHO WAS KILLED IN A CRASH IN LEE COUNTY. 28 year old jonny lee medina jr.

THIS IS VIDEO FROM THE SCENE THIS WEEKEND.

WE'RE TOLD A CAR ROLLED OVER SEVERAL TIMES NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF MCARTHUR BOULEVARD AND MILWAUKEE BOULEVARD, IN LEHIGH ACRES ON SATURDAY.

INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO WHETHER SPEED WAS A FACTOR.

WE'RE TOLD THE PERSON WHO DIED WAS THROWN FROM THE CAR. Return to index of stories...


ATL WINTER STORM PREPS-TRX-OC-VO-WIPE


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW --- MORE WINTER WEATHER IS ON THE WAY THIS MORNING.

THE TRIP TO WORK THIS MORNING AND RIDE HOME THIS AFTERNOON WILL NOT BE IMPACTED BY WINTER WEATHER LIKE THIS, WHAT WE SAW ABOUT TWO WEEKS AGO IN ATLANTA.

PEOPLE IN THE REGION HAVE TODAY TO PREPARE FOR THIS ONE-TWO PUNCH THAT IS MOVING IN FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

AND OUT WEST RIGHT NOW, IT'S A MUCH DIFFERENT STORY. Return to index of stories...


NORCAL FLOODING-SOTVOTOPS


nats water on stairs

AND LOOK AT THIS, SOME ROADS ARE CLOSED IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AFTER MUCH NEEDED HEAVY RAINS BEGAN FALLING.

DRIVING IS TREACHEROUS --- UP TO A FOOT OF WATER IS STANDING IN SOME AREAS CAUSING ROAD CLOSURES AND MUDSLIDES.

BUT IT'S SO DRY IN CALIFORNIA RIGHT NOW.

FOR PERSPECTIVE, CALIFORNIA WOULD HAVE TO EXPERIENCE HEAVY RAIN AND SNOWFALL EVERY OTHER DAY FROM NOW UNTIL MAY, TO GET THE STATE BACK TO ITS AVERAGE ANNUAL PRECIPITATION TOTALS.

HALEY IS TRACKING IT ALL RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


HALEY TRACKING WX-HALEY WX WALL


Return to index of stories...

FIRST NFL GAY PLAYER-TRX-OC-SOTVO


A BOMBSHELL IN THE FOOTBALL WORLD THIS MORNING - A STAR ATHLETE IS ON HIS

WAY TO BECOMING THE FIRST OPENLY GAY PLAYER IN THE N-F-L.

HIS NAME IS MICHAEL SAM -- AN ALL-AMERICAN DEFENSIVE LINEMAN FOR THE MISSOURI TIGERS.

ESPN Intv

Michael Sam: i came to tell the world that i'm an openly, proud gay man.

reporter: how does it feel to say those words to the world?

sam: it's a load off my chest.

SAM'S DECISION TO COME OUT IS BOLD.

HE'S EXPECTED TO BE CHOSEN IN THE EARLY ROUNDS OF THE NFL DRAFT THIS MAY. ENTERING A LEAGUE WITH AN EXTREMELY MACHO CULTURE AND HISTORY OF HOMOPHOBIC CONTROVERSIES.

HE'S GETTING A LOT OF RESPECT AND SUPPORT FROM TEAMMATES.

BUT SOME NFL INSIDERS THINK SAM'S ANNOUCEMENT WAS A BAD IDEA. AND THAT HIS SEXUALITY WILL BE A BIG DISTRACTION. Return to index of stories...


SAME SEX BENEFITS-TRX-BUB-VO


THIS IS A MAJOR HEADLINE BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

IN THE DAY AHEAD, THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT IS EXPECTED TO RECOGNIZE SAME-SEX UNIONS IN FEDERAL LAW.

FOR THOSE FIGHTING FOR SAME-SEX MARRIAGES TO BE RECOGNIZED BY THE GOVERNMENT, IT'S ONE MORE STEP TOWARDS EQUALITY. Return to index of stories...


SAME SEX BENEFITS-(2) SOTVO-BUB


"Just as was true during the civil rights movement of the 1960s, the stakes involved in this generation's struggle for LGBT equality could not be higher."

"Nothing less than our country's founding commitment to the notion of equal protection under the law is at stake."

THE NEW POLICIES ARE FOCUSED ON FEDERAL BENEFITS, INCLUDING SPOUSAL RIGHTS CONCERNING BANKRUPTCIES, PRISON VISITS, REFUSING TO TESTIFY AGAINST A SPOUSE IN COURT, AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FOR THE WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS OF POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS KILLED ON THE JOB.

THE NEW RULES WILL EVEN APPLY IN THE 34 STATES WHERE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IS NOT RECOGNIZED BY THE STATE GOVERNMENT -- WHICH CRITICS CONSIDER WASHINGTON OVERREACH. Return to index of stories...


GAS PRICES-OC-TRX-CG


NOW TO AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT BEFORE YOU HIT THE ROAD THIS MORNING ---

WE'RE TRACKING NEW OVERNIGHT GAS PRICES AND THEY'RE INCHING UP AS PREDICTED.

WE GAVE YOU HEADS UP LAST FRIDAY ABOUT THIS ---

IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA --- REGULAR UNLEADED IS NOW $3.35 A GALLON.

IN FLORIDA --- IT'S $3.32.

NATIONWIDE --- IT'S $3.29 FOR REGULAR UNLEADED.

AND GET THIS, TRIPLE A SAYS PRICES WILL KEEP GOING UP, AND SPIKE 50 CENTS THIS SPRING. Return to index of stories...


POWERBALL JACKPOT-OTS


ARE YOU FEELING LUCKY THIS VALENTINE'S WEEK?

THIS WEDNESDAY'S POWERBALL DRAWING WILL BE MORE THAN $284 MILLION DOLLARS,

AFTER NO ONE WON SATURDAY NIGHT.

SATURDAY WAS THE 13TH CONSECUTIVE DRAWING WITHOUT A JACKPOT WINNER.

THE RUN STARTED DECEMBER 28TH AS A $40 MILLION DOLLAR JACKPOT. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-TRX-SATLIVELOOK


WERE YOU GLUED TO NBC-2 ALL WEEKEND WATCHING THE WINTER OLYMPICS?!

THERE'S SO MUCH TO TALK ABOUT!

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, WE'LL HAVE ALL THE BEST HIGHLIGHTS PLUS WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO WHAT'S SCHEDULED FOR THE DAY AHEAD. KEEP IT LOCKED HERE, WE'LL TAKE YOU LIVE TO SOCHI RUSSIA WITH NBC'S DAVE WAGNER AT 6:21. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI TOPS


Return to index of stories...

BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

LENTH 2:27 Return to index of stories...


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


Return to index of stories...

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


Return to index of stories...

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


Return to index of stories...

DISTRESSED BABIES COMMENT-VO IN PLASMA


THIS MORNING TALK ABOUT A REMARKABLE TURN OF EVENTS INVOLVING ONE OF THIS COUNTRY'S BIGGEST MEDIA COMPANIES.

AOL'S CHIEF EXECUTIVE RECEIVED A GREAT DEAL OF CRITICISM AFTER ANNOUNCING CHANGES TO ITS 401-K BENEFITS PROGRAM, CITING THE HIGH HEALTH CARE COSTS OF TWO A-O-L FAMILIES. Return to index of stories...


DISTRESSED BABIES COMMENT-SOTVO, PLASMA


SOT: "It was sort of impossible to think he was talking about my daughter. It just seemed so completely dehumanizing. distressed babies cost so much money. to me it did sound like we were greedy consumers of healthcare benefits. gobbled up more than our share of the pie."

THIS WEEKEND, A-O-L CEO TIM ARMSTRONG REVERSED HIMSELF, AFTER SAYING THAT the company HAD PAID A MILLION DOLLARS EACH FOR WHAT HE CALLED TWO "DISTRESSED BABIES" BORN TO A-O-L STAFFERS.

THE INTERNET LIT UP WITH CRITICISM, AND AOL QUICKLY DID AN ABOUT FACE- RESTORING ITS ORIGNINAL 401K POLICY. Return to index of stories...


CHINA 2022 OLYMPICS-OC-VO


THE 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS JUST STARTED AND WE'RE ALREADY TALKING ABOUT THE 20-22 GAMES.

AND JUST SIX YEARS AFTER THEY HOSTED THE SUMMER GAMES, CHINA SAYS IT'S READY FOR ANOTHER RUN AT OLYMPIC HOSTING DUTIES.

THIS WEEKEND IN SOCHI, CHINESE OFFICIALS HELD A NEWS CONFERENCE UPDATING ITS PROGRESS. AND THE OVERALL CONCEPT WILL BE THREE STADIUM ZONES IN THE BEIJING AREA.

DESPITE BEIJING CURRENTLY FACING A NUMBER OF CHALLENGES, SUCH AS AIR QUALITY AND TRAFFIC JAMS. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC-OTS


STARTING TODAY HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA --

THE ACE GROUP CLASSIC --- A WORLD CLASS GOLF TOURNAMENT.

AND IT'S RAISED MORE THAN $3 MILLION DOLLARS FOR CHARITY.

THE OFFICIAL HOST CHARITY OF THE TOURNAMENT IS THE FIRST TEE OF NAPLES/COLLIER.

THE NBC-2 SPORTS TEAM WILL BE FOLLOWING TODAY'S PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE ROUNDS STARTING AT 8AM, AND THEN THE FIRST TEE CHAMPIONS CHALLENGE TODAY AT 3PM. Return to index of stories...


FMB CLYDESDALES-OC-SS-WIPE


HERE'S SOMETHING FUN FOR TODAY.---

THE BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES WILL BE ON FORT MYERS BEACH IN THE DAY AHEAD.

THEY WILL BE IN THE PARKINGLOT AT THE CORNER OF SAN CARLOS BLVD. AND FIRST STREET FROM 2:00 TO 4:00

LATER THEY'LL WALK THE SQUARE ON THE BEACH.

AND LOOKING AHEAD TO THIS SATURDAY FEBRUARY 15TH, THE DAY AFTER VALENTINE'S DAY, THEY'LL APPEAR IN THE EDISON FESTIVAL GRAND PARADE IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS AT 6:00. Return to index of stories...


CAPE PYTHON-SSTOPS


HAVE YOU SEEN THIS?

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHAT KIND OF SNAKE THIS IS. IT'S PRETTY BIG!

CAPE CORAL POLICE TWEETED THIS PHOTO THIS WEEKEND.

OFFICERS SAY IT WAS FOUND LAST WEEKEND NEAR THE FIRE STATION ON BURNT STORE ROAD.

NO WORD IF IT WAS SOMEONE'S PET. Return to index of stories...


RAK WEEK-OTS-CG-BNR


THIS IS A FEEL GOOD STORY ---

THIS IS RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS WEEK.

AND WHAT GREAT OPPORTUNITIES TO SHARE THE LOVE WITH THE OLYMPICS AND VALENTINE'S DAY THIS WEEK.

SO STEP OUT OF YOUR NORMAL ROUTINE OR COMFORT ZONE AND ATTEMPT A NEW RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS EACH DAY OF THE WEEK.

POST AND SHARE YOUR STORIES, PHOTOS, VIDEOS AND IDEAS ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

IF YOU NEED INSPIRATION, WE PUT A LINK ON OUR WEBSITE, NBC DASH TWO DOT COM, JUST CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT--SS-SATLIVELOOK


WE'RE GOING TO TAKE YOU LIVE TO SOCHI RUSSIA NEXT, BUT FIRST CHECK OUT THIS TWEET FROM THE NBC OLYMPICS PAGE.

IT SAYS."50 YRS AGO YESTERDAY THE BEATLES WERE ON THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. WITH THIS OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST."

DO YOU KNOW WHO IT IS?

GO TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE NBC2NEWS AND LET US KNOW.

WE'LL HAVE THE ANSWER AT THE END OF THE SHOW! Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

LENGTH 3:00 Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC OPEN-CLIP


Return to index of stories...

SOCHI OLYMPICS-2SH-OBX


AFTER A WEEKEND OF STRIKING GOLD -- SLOPE-STYLE. TEAM USA HEADS BACK TO THE HILLS.

IT'S ALSO EXPECTED TO BE A FAST DAY FOR U.S. SKATERS.

NBC'S DAVE WAGNER IS LIVE IN SOCHI.

DAVE, TWO GOLD MEDALS FOR AMERICANS SO FAR. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI OLYMPICS-SATLIVE


AND THEY'RE HOPING TO ADD TO THAT TODAY.

TEAM USA BEGINS THE FIRST FULL WEEK OF COMPETITION HERE IN SOCHI. WITH A GOOD CHANCE FOR MULTIPLE MEDALS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND ON THE ICE. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI OLYMPICS-PKG


SHE'S WON MORE MEDALS THAN ANY OTHER AMERICAN WOMAN IN THE ALPINE COMPETITION. AND TODAY -

JULIA MANCUSO HOPES TO ADD TO THAT TOTAL DURING HER SUPER COMBINED RUN ON THE MOUNTAIN.

WHILE A STRONG MEN'S MOGUL TEAM. LOOKS TO KEEP ITS STREAK ALIVE. THE U-S TEAM HAS WON A MEDAL IN EVERY OLYMPIC COMPETITION SINCE 19-98.

"We are really excited. These are really good courses and we want to come out and give our best when we compete."

ON THE ICE. TWO-TIME BRONZE MEDALIST J-R CELSKI BEGINS HIS RACE FOR MULTIPLE-MEDALS IN SOCHI ON THE SHORT TRACK IN THE 15-HUNDRED.

"I am feeling good. We prepared all year for this. We had trials about a month ago, so we have been ramping up and ramping up all season for this moment."

AND ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR SPORTS IN THE WINTER GAMES - CURLING! SLIDES INTO THE SPOTLIGHT TODAY.

"There's a really good chance that they're going to make the playoffs and if they make the playoffs it's just win one game for a medal and two games for the gold."

A STONE'S THROW. OR SLIDE. AWAY FROM OLYMPIC HISTORY. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI OLYMPICS-SATLIVE-OBX


WHILE THE CURLERS HAVE CAPTURED THE ATTENTION OF FANS. THE AMERICANS HAVE ONLY WON ONE MEDAL. A BRONZE IN TORINO.

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

WHAT ARE U.S. ATHLETES DOING IN THEIR FREE TIME AND HOW MUCH ARE THEY GETTING OUT INTO OLYMPIC PARK?

THANKS DAVE, WE'LL SEE YOU AGAIN TOMORROW MORNING SAME TIME! Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC MEDAL COUNT-2SH-CG


NOW IT'S THAT TIME TO GET YOU UP TO SPEED ON THE OLYMPIC GAMES MEDAL COUNT.

THIS IS YOUR WARNING, WE ARE ABOUT TO START THE MUSIC AND SHOW YOU THE RESULTS.

IF YOU DON'T WANT TO SEE THEM, NOW IS THE TIME TO TURN AWAY.

WHEN THE MUSIC STOPS, YOU CAN LOOK AGAIN! Return to index of stories...


RUSSIAN POLICE CHOIR GET LUCKY-2SH-SOT


DID YOU SEE THIS?

THE RUSSIAN POLICE CHOIR PERFORMING DAFT PUNK'S 'GET LUCKY' AT THE OPENING CEREMONY.

YES, DAFT PUNK'S CATCHY "GET LUCKY."

YES, THE RUSSIAN POLICE HAVE A CHOIR.

YES, MANY OF THEM HAVE PERPLEXED LOOKS ON THEIR FACES.

IF YOU MISSED IT, HERE YOU GO!

russian police choir sings "get lucky" Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC VIEWERS-2SH-CG


AND GET THIS --

WE'RE OFF TO A GREAT START WITH THE OLYMPIC GAMES.

NBC'S COVERAGE OF THE SOCHI OPENING CEREMONY WAS THE MOST-WATCHED OPENING CEREMONY FOR A NON-LIVE WINTER GAMES SINCE 1994.

31 POINT 7 MILLION PEOPLE WATCHED.

AND WHAT'S MORE, FORT MYERS RANKS NUMBER THREE IN OPENING CEREMONY VIEWERSHIP.

THAT MEANS OUT OF THE TOP 10 MARKETS, FORT MYERS CAME IN AFTER MINNEAPOLIS AND SALT LAKE CITY. Return to index of stories...


TODAY OLYMPIC TEASE-2SH-VO


LOOKING AHEAD, THE TODAY SHOW KICKS OFF AT THE OLYMPICS IN THE MOST AMAZING WAY!

THIS MORNING THEY WILL HAVE 2 AMERICAN GOLD MEDALISTS AND THE WHOLE U.S. FIGURE SKATING TEAM ON SET.

AND THE RUSSIAN POLICE CHOIR!

PLUS MATT AND AL WILL BE ANNOUNCING WHAT SPORT THEY HAVE PICKED TO COMPETE IN THE ANCHOR OLYMPICS! Return to index of stories...


6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


Return to index of stories...

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


Return to index of stories...

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...


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-TRX-SSTOPS


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

THIS IS JAMES AND DEB MACDONALD OF PINE ISLAND.

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!

JAMES AND DEB - HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY! Return to index of stories...


tease red sox-TRX-NATSVOTOPS-WIPE


nats of equipment loaded on trucks

WE ARE WORKING ON A JAM PACKED 6:30 HALF HOUR OF NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

INCLUDING A LIVE REPORT FROM JETBLUE PARK AHEAD OF RED SOX SPRING TRAINING!

THEY'RE ON THEIR WAY HERE RIGHT NOW AFTER PACKING UP THIS WEEKEND.

NBC-2'S CLIFTON FRENCH IS TRACKING THE TRUCK! Return to index of stories...


tease cruise ship sickness-VOTOPS


PLUS, A BRAND NEW REPORT ON CRUISE SHIP SICKNESS.

IT FEELS LIKE YOU ALWAYS HEAR ABOUT PASSENGERS COMING DOWN WITH NOROVIRUS ON THESE TRIPS.

OUR DANIELLE KOLENIAK TAKES OUR QUESTIONS TO THE C-D-C, AND HOW TRAVELERS CAN PROTECT THEMSELVES. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

LENGTH 2:37 Return to index of stories...


HL1) RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-TRX-REMLIVE, VO BACKU


IT'S A BIG DAY FOR BOSTON REDSOX FANS --

THE EQUIPMENT TRUCK IS ON ITS WAY HERE TO JET-BLUE PARK --

MARKING THE UNOFFICIAL START OF SPRING TRAINING --

NBC2 IS TRACKING THE TRUCK IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


Return to index of stories...

HL3) WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-TRX-REMLIVE, VO BACKUP


AND, PIEICING TOGETHER A DEADLY WRONG WAY CRASH.

A FORMER CYPRESS LAKE STUDENT AND USF WRESTLER WAS KILLED.

WE'RE LIVE WITH THE LATEST ON THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


Return to index of stories...

GOOD MORNING-2SHOT-TRX-anibox


IT'S A BIG DAY FOR BOSTON REDSOX FANS --

THE EQUIPMENT TRUCK IS ON ITS WAY HERE TO JET-BLUE PARK -

i'm krista -

i'm clay

that marks THE UNOFFICIAL START OF SPRING TRAINING --

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH HAS BEEN TRACKING THE TRUCK --

AND JOINS US NOW LIVE AT JETBLUE PARK -- CLIFTON. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-REM2 LIVE


Return to index of stories...

RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-VO-WIPE


THIS IS VIDEO OF THE TRUCK TAKING OFF --

A BIG CELEBRATION IN BOSTON --

WE DID SOME DIGGING AND GET THIS --

THE TRUCK IS CARRYING MORE THAN 20-THOUSAND BALLS, MORE THAN A THOUSAND BATS.

20 CASES OF BUBBLE GUM --

60 CASES OF SUNFLOWER SEEDS --

IT'S NOT CLEAR WHEN THE TRUCK WILL GET HERE -- IT USUALLY TAKES A COUPLE OF DAYS --

BUT WE DO KNOW -- THIS MEANS BASEBALL HERE IN SWFL! Return to index of stories...


RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-SOT


Return to index of stories...

RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-REM2 LIVE


Return to index of stories...

6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FORECAST ON THE 2'S --- IT FEELS GREAT OUT THIS MORNING!

AND WE'RE IN FOR ANOTHER COOL FRONT THIS WEEK.

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING IT IN THE NBC-2 FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER. Return to index of stories...


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


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


Return to index of stories...

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 CLOSURE-TRX-FDOT TOPS-SS


ANOTHER TRAFFIC ALERT FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE TOMORROW ---

THIS IS A LIVE LOOK AT I-75 -- NEAR DANIELS PARKWAY.

ALL IS CLEAR AT THIS HOUR --

WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO THIS STRECH OF BUSY ROADWAY CLOSING TONIGHT AT 11:00, AND RE-OPENING TOMORROW MORNING AT 5 o'clock

CREWS WILL ONCE AGAIN SHUT DOWN THE NORTH BOUND LANES ON I-75 -- BETWEEN ALICO ROAD AND DANIELS PARKWAY.

CREWS ARE STILL WORKING TO CONNECTING I-75 TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

WE'LL BE SURE TO UPDATE YOU FIRST THING TOMORROW MORNING. Return to index of stories...


WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-OC-SS-TRX-OBX


DEVELOPING AT 630---- INVESTIGATORS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHO the WRONG WAY DRIVER WAS THAT KILLED 4 UNIVERSITY of SOUTH FLORIDA STUDENTS ON I 275 IN TAMPA.

ONE OF THOSE WAS A FORMER CYPRESS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY ON TOP OF THIS STORY HE JOINS US LIVE FROM THE HIGH SCHOOL WITH THE LATEST ON THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-REM1 LIVE


Return to index of stories...

WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-SS-VO


Return to index of stories...

WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-SOTVO


Will Rothenberg, Cypress Lake Wrestling Club

18:14:19 always smiling and always playful. Just a hard worker never quit despite how tough it got. 18:14:30

RIGHT NOW WE ARE WAITING TO HEAR BACK IF THE HIGH SCHOOL WILL HAVE GRIEF COUNSELORS OM CAMPUS. Return to index of stories...


WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-REM1 LIVE


Return to index of stories...

FL FLOOD INSURANCE-OTS-VO


HAPPENING THIS WEEK --

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA LEADERS ARE HEADED TO WASHINGTON.

THEY'RE LOOKING TO DELAY FLOOD INSURANCE HIKES.

TOMORROW COMMISSIONER LARRY KIKER ALONG WITH MAYORS FROM FORT MYERS BEACH, BONITA SPRINGS, CAPE CORAL AND SANIBEL WILL BE THERE.

RATE INCREASES ARE DUE TO HIT IN OCTOBER.

THE SENATE HAS VOTED TO PUSH THE DEADLINE BACK.

BUT THE HOUSE HAS DENIED THE DELAY.

CURRENT POLICY HOLDERS WONT HAVE TO PAY THE UPCHARGES FOR AT LEAST A YEAR. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH BURGLARY-TRX-VOTOPS


NOW AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT -- COME LOOK AT THESE SURVEILLANCE PICTURES --

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE TRYING TO LOCATE THIS MAN.

THEY SAY, HE BROKE INTO A HOME ALONG MEADOW ROAD IN LEHIGH ACRES

-- AND TOOK OFF WITH SEVERAL WATCHES AND ARTICLES OF CLOTHING.

THAT'S AFTER DEPUTIES SAY, HE RANSACKED THE PLACE.

IT ALL HAPPENED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY!

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION -- CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI SECURITY-TRX-SATLIVELOOK TOPS-VO


RIGHT NOW TAKE A LIVE LOOK AT SOCHI RUSSIA AS WE HEAD INTO THE FIRST FULL WEEK OF THE GAMES.

AND SO FAR, SO GOOD. IS HOW SOME IN WASHINGTON ARE DESCRIBING SECURITY AROUND THE OLYMPICS.

AFTER THE FIRST FEW DAYS OF COMPETITION, OFFICIALS ARE CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC.

THE BIGGEST CONCERNS SEEM TO BE WHAT COULD HAPPEN OUTSIDE THE GAMES. AND WHETHER RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES ARE SHARING EVERYTHING THEY KNOW ABOUT POSSIBLE THREATS. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI SECURITY-SOTVO


super burned in

Michigan

"They are aggressively pursuing leads that they have, some include kicking in doors and taking people down."

SO- CALLED SOFT TARGETS - OUTSIDE THE OFFICIAL VENUES - ARE STILL THE BIGGEST CONCERN.

ANALYSTS SAY TERRORISTS WOULD CONSIDER AN ATTACK ANYWHERE IN DURING THE OLYMPICS. A VICTORY. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-TRX-3SHOT BUB


NOW TO A BRAND NEW STORY OUR DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS WORKING ON BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

WITH ALL THE RECENT CRUISE SHIP SICKNESSES COMING OUT, WE GOTTA ASK DANIELLE, IS IT GETTING WORSE?

TRAVEL EXPERTS ACTUALLY SAY THE OPPOSITE, BUT I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF! Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI TOPS


Return to index of stories...

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


Return to index of stories...

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


Return to index of stories...

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


Return to index of stories...

NOROVIRUS CRUISE SHIPS-2SH-3SHOT BUB TOSS


IT'S THE LAST THING YOU WANT TO DEAL WITH ONBOARD A CRUISE SHIP-- GETTING SICK!

WE'VE RECENTLY LEARNED A NEW STRAIN OF NOROVIRUS WAS BLAMED FOR MAKING NEARLY 700 PEOPLE SICK ON A ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO DIGGING DEEPER INTO WHY THIS SEEMS TO HAPPEN MORE OFTEN NOW THAN MANY MAY REMEMBER. Return to index of stories...


NOROVIRUS CRUISE SHIPS-BUB


THE MAIN REASON, ACCORDING TO TRAVEL EXPERTS.CRUISE SHIPS ARE MUCH MORE POPULAR THAN THEY USED TO BE.

THE RECENT INCIDENT WAS ONE OF THE LARGEST NOROVIRUS OUTBREAKS IN THE LAST 10 YEARS WHEN HUNDREDS ABOARD BECAME VIOLENTLY ILL. Return to index of stories...


NOROVIRUS CRUISE SHIPS-VO


THE CDC TELLS ME THEY LEARNED THE NEWLY DISCOVERED SYDNEY STRAIN OF NOROVIRUS WAS TO BLAME FOR THE OUTBREAK.

IT COULD SIMPLY BE PICKED UP AND PASSED ON BY INFECTED PEOPLE, FOOD AND WATER.

CRUISE SHIPS ARE A POPULAR WAY FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS TO VACATION.

THE TRIPLE-A OFFICE IN FORT MYERS SAYS IT ACCOUNTS FOR 60 PERCENT OF ITS TRAVEL BUSINESS. AND IT'S AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH REGARLESS OF THE RECENT RISKS. Return to index of stories...


NOROVIRUS CRUISE SHIPS-SOT-SS


it's the highest travel season, from January through March, so you're

going to see that. People are going to board the ship. you won't

see it as the cruise line's fault you've see it more because someone

boarded and may not even know they're sick. They get on board and it

spreads

SO HERE'S HOW YOU CAN PROTECT YOURSELF ABOARD.

THE CDC RECOMMENDS WASHING YOUR HANDS BEFORE EATING, DRINKING AND SMOKING. AND AFTER YOU TOUCH YOUR FACE AND GO TO THE BATHROOM.

LEAVE THE AREA IF YOU SEE SOMEONE GETTING SICK

AND REPORT IT TO CRUISE STAFF. Return to index of stories...


NOROVIRUS CRUISE SHIPS-BUB


I HAVE THESE TIPS ON OUR WEBSITE AT NBC-2.COM

LIVE IN THE STUDIO, DANIELLE KOLENIAK NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TERROR ALERT FLYING OUT OF GUYANA-TRX-OC-SS


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT --- A TERROR THREAT ALERT FOR AMERICANS FLYING FROM SOUTH AMERICA.

THE U.S. EMBASSY IN GUYANA IS TELLING AMERICANS PLANNING TO FLY FROM THE SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTY TO THE U.S. TO MAKE ALTERNATIVE TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

U.S. OFFICIALS SAY THEY'VE RECEIVED "UNCONFIRMED THREAT INFORMATION" ABOUT CARIBBEAN AIRLINE'S FLIGHTS FROM GUYANA TO THE U.S., AND THEY'RE TELLING AMERICANS TO AVOID USING THE CARRIER. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER RAISES-OTS


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

A BOLD MOVE ON TEACHER RAISES ---

NORTH CAROLINA'S GOVERNOR AND OTHER REPUBLICAN LEADERS ARE PROPOSING TO RAISE BASE SALARIES FOR THE LEAST EXPERIENCED TEACHERS SO THAT THEY'RE MORE COMPETITIVE WITH SOUTHERN NEIGHBORS AND THE NATION.

TODAY, THEY'LL ANNOUNCE A BILL THAT WOULD ENSURE ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS MAKE AT LEAST $33-THOUSAND DOLLARS THIS SCHOOL YEAR AND AT LEAST $35-THOUSAND THE FOLLOWING YEAR.

TEACHERS IN NORTH CAROLINA HAVE HAD ONLY ONE RAISE SINCE 2008. Return to index of stories...


MEAT RECALL-OC-TRX-VO


SO FAR NO REPORTS OF ILLNESS AFTER A CALIFORNIA COMPANY RECALLS ALMOST 9 MILLION POUNDS F MEAT.

THE MEAT WAS RECALLED BECAUSE IT CAME FROM DISEASED ANIMALS THAT WEREN'T PROPERLY INSPECTED.

THIS RECALL EXPANDS THE SAME ONE FROM RANCHO FEEDING CORPORATION FROM JANUARY.

THE BAD MEAT WENT TO DISTRIBUTION CENTERS AND RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS IN FLORIDA, CALIFORNIA, ILLINOIS AND TEXAS. Return to index of stories...


CAFFEINE STUDY-TRX-OC-CG


ALL NEW IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST ---

A NEW STUDY SAYS NEARLY 3 OUT OF 4 U.S. CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS CONSUME AT LEAST SOME CAFFEINE.

THE RESULTS WERE PUBLISHED ONLINE OVERNIGHT IN PEDIATRICS.

FOR MOST, IT COMES FROM SODA, TEA AND COFFEE.

THE RESEARCH SHOWS EVEN MOST PRESCHOOLERS CONSUME SOME CAFFEINE.

THE RATE DIDN'T BUDGE MUCH OVER A DECADE, ALTHOUGH SODA DECLINED WHILE ENERGY DRINKS BOOMED. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-SOT-SS


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY --- AND IT'S AN ACTOR'S DISAPPEARING ACT!

SHIA LABEOUF JUST WALKED OUT OF A NEWS CONFERENCE AT THE BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL.

WATCH THIS.

shia news conference

AFTER THAT, HE WALKED THE RED CARPET WITH A BROWN BAG OVER HIS HEAD.

HE WROTE "I AM NOT FAMOUS ANY MORE" ON IT.

THE QUOTE IS FROM HIS TWITTER ACCOUNT.

HE'S POSTED IT ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS, ALONG WITH REMARKS SUGGESTING HE HAS BEEN UNHAPPY WITH HIS HIGH PROFILE LIFE AND WILL BE "RETIRING FROM ALL PUBLIC LIFE". 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


Return to index of stories...

BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

LENGTH 2:48 Return to index of stories...


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


Return to index of stories...

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


Return to index of stories...

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-SOT TOPS


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


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


Return to index of stories...

TS WRESTLER FATAL CRASH-SSTOPS-VO


AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING A WRONG-WAY CRASH. THAT LED TO THE DEATH OF IMTIYAZ ILIAS A FORMER CYPRESS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL GRAD.

YOU'RE LOOKING AT CELL PHONE VIDEO OF THE INCIDENT IN TAMPA.

ILIAS WENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA ALONG WITH THREE OTHERS KILLED IN THE CRASH.

THE DRIVER OF THE SUV WAS ALSO KILLED.

TROOPERS ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT IF THAT PERSON WAS ON DRUGS OR ALCOHOL. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH FATAL CRASH-VOTOPS


FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL TROOPERS TELL US 28-YEAR-OLD JOHNNIE LEE MEDINA JR OF LEHIGH ACRES DIED IN A CAR CRASH OVER THE WEEKEND.

FHP SAYS THE CAR ROLLED OVER SEVERAL TIMES NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF MCARTHUR AND MILWAUKEE.

INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO WHETHER SPEED WAS A FACTOR.

WE'RE TOLD MEDINA WAS THROWN FROM THE CAR -- HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON THE SCENE. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH BURGLARY-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR SCREEN.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES NEED YOUR HELP WITH FINDING THIS MAN.

THEY SAY, HE BROKE INTO A HOME ALONG MEADOW ROAD IN LEHIGH ACRES

-- AND TOOK OFF WITH SEVERAL WATCHES AND ARTICLES OF CLOTHING.

DEPUTIES SAY, HE RANSACKED THE PLACE.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION -- CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


TS FLOOD INSURANCE-VOTOPS


TOMORROW SOUTHWEST FLORIDA LEADERS WILL BE IN WASHINGTON LOOKING TO DELAY SOME MASSIVE FLOOD INSURANCE HIKES.

RATE INCREASES ARE DUE TO HIT IN OCTOBER AS PART OF THE 2012 BIGGERT-WATERS ACT.

THE SENATE HAS VOTED TO PUSH THE DEADLINE BACK.

BUT THE HOUSE HAS DENIED THE DELAY.

CURRENT POLICY HOLDERS WONT HAVE TO PAY THE UPCHARGES FOR AT LEAST A YEAR. Return to index of stories...


TS SAME SEX BENEFITS-VOTOPS


A NEW INITATIVE IS NOW UNDERWAY TO ENSURE EQUAL JUSTICE AND EQUAL RIGHTS TO SAME-SEX MARRIED COUPLES.

IN THE DAY AHEAD NEW POLICIES WILL BE ISSUED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

SAME-SEX SPOUSES WILL BE ABLE TO FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY JOINTLY AND CANNOT BE COMPELLED TO TESTIFY AGAINST EACH OTHER.

SAME-SEX SPOUSES WILL ALSO QUALIFY FOR BENEFITS UNDER NUMEROUS PROGRAMS -- INCLUDING THE SEPTEMBER 11TH VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND. Return to index of stories...


TS FIRST NFL GAY PLAYER-SOTVOTOPS


S/ Michael Sam / Gay Football Player:08

"And I was afraid that it would leak out without me actually owning my truth. I wanted to let the world know and tell them 'hey, I'm gay and let me tell my own story."

COULD MICHAEL SAM BECOME THE FIRST OPENLY GAY PLAYER IN THE HISTORY OF THE N-F-L?

THE MISSOURI TIGER MADE HISTORY SUNDAY AST THE FIRST OPENLY GAY N-F-L DRAFT SUSPECT EVER.

SAM CAME OUT TO HIS MISSOURI TEAMMATES LAST AUGUST.

BUT THE ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE WORLD CAME DURING AN ESPN'S "OUTSIDE THE LINES" INTERVIEW.

SAM WAS NAMED U-S-A ALL AMERICAN, AND THE A-P'S S-E-C DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR. Return to index of stories...


TS REDNECK YACHT CLUB STABBING-VOTOPS


TWO WOMEN SENT TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER A STABBING AT A POPULAR EVENT IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

NOW ONE IS IN JAIL.

19 YEAR-OLD JESSICA HESS WAS ARRESTED AFTER CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY SHE STABBED A WOMAN **SEVERAL TIMES --

IT HAPPENED AT THE REDNECK YACHT CLUB, IN PUNTA GORDA.

WITNESSES SAY THEY SAW HESS AND ANOTHER WOMAN FIGHTING.

THAT'S WHEN DEPUTIES SAY HESS STABBED HER.

HESS WAS ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF AGGRAVATED BATTERY WITH A DEADLY WEAPON. Return to index of stories...


TS GAS PRICES-CGTOPS


NBC-2 IS TRACKING YOUR GAS PRICES AS PREPARE FOR THE NEW WORK WEEK

IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IT'S NOW.3.35

IN FLORIDA IT'S 3.31.

RIGHT NOW THE AVERAGE PRICE NATIONWIDE FOR GAS HAS FALLEN ABOUT 2 CENTS A GALLON AT 3.29 Return to index of stories...


TS POWERBALL-OTS


IF YOU'RE FEELING LUCKY THIS WEEK.

YOU COULD WIN MORE THAN 284-MILLION DOLLARS.

AFTER SATURDAY'S POWERBALL DRAWING. THERE WERE NO WINNERS.

SATURDAY WAS THE 13TH CONSECUTIVE DRAWING WITHOUT A JACKPOT WINNER.

THE RUN STARTED DECEMBER 28TH AS A $40 MILLION DOLLAR JACKPOT.

THE DRAWING IS ON WEDNESDAY. Return to index of stories...


TS FMB CLYDESDALES-SSTOPS


IN THE DAY AHEAD YOU COULD HAVE THE CHANCE TO MEET THESE GUS.

THE BUDWEISER CLYSDALES

THEY'RE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

FROM 2 TO 4 AFTERNOON THE HORSES ARE MAKING AN APPEARANCE IN THE PARKING LOT AT THE CORNER OF SAN CARLOS BLVD AND FIRST STREET.

THEY'LL BE IN NORTH FORT MYERS FORM 2-4 TODAY AT 17840 PALM CREEK DRIVE. Return to index of stories...


TS ATL WINTER AND NORCAL FLOODS-VOTOPS


MAJOR WEATHER PROBLEMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

ATLANTA IS PREPARING FOR ANOTHER WINTER STORM.

ALL TO PREVENT THIS FROM HAPPENING AGAIN.

THIS WAS TWO WEEKS AGO WERE HUNDREDS WERE PARALYZED ALONG THE HIGHWAYS BY THE SNOW.

PLUS ROADS ARE CLOSED IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.

UP TO A FOOT OF WATER IS STANDING IN SOME AREAS CAUSING ROAD CLOSURES AND MUDSLIDES.

BUT THEY NEED THE RAIN BAD BECAUSE OF DROUGHT CONDITIONS. Return to index of stories...


TS BEATLES OLYMPICS-SSTOPS


WE ASKED YOU EARLIER IN THE SHOW.DO YOU KNOW WHO THIS OLYMPIC ATHLETE IS WITH THE BEATLES ON THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW.

THE ANSWER.IT'S OLYMPIC SPEEDSKATER TERRY MCDERMOTT.

HE WON THE GOLD IN 1964 AND THE SILVER IN 1968.

TERRY IS ACTUALLY NOW A PART TIME RESIDENT OF NAPLES. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


Return to index of stories...

FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM


TRAFFIC RECAP Return to index of stories...


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...