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DIRECTOR PAGE TEASE TWO-ON CAM
SHOW OPEN-CLIP TZ2 A) LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-SOTVO-WIPE
FL DEAD CHILD-2 SHOT TZ2 B) COP SHOOTS DOG-NATSVOTOPS
FL DEAD CHILD-PKG ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
FL DEAD CHILD-OC FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
TOSS TO JOE-VOTOPS, OC, E-AniBX TOSS TO HEATHER-trx OC
LIGHTNING DETECTORS-LIVEU-2 LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-TC MON
LIGHTNING DETECTORS-PKG LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-PKG
LIGHTNING DETECTORS-LIVEU-2 LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-TC MON
LEE TEACHERS FIRED-OC COP SHOOTS DOG-NATSVO-WIPE
CAPE SIDEWALKS-trx, VO, SS COP SHOOTS DOG-SOTVO
FL DEPUTY KILLED-VO 14 YR OLD STEALS BUS-O-AniBX, VO
SOUTHERN SNOW-trx VOPLASMA SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIES-NATSVO
SOUTHERN SNOW-PKG TEASE THREE-2SHOT
WRONG AIRPORTS-OC TZ3 A) DOG ATTACKS BURGLARS-VO-WIPE
FL TRAIN DERAILMENT-O-AniBX, VO AHEAD AT 6-BANNER
TEASE ONE-2SHOT A) meth bust fort myers-vo
TZ1 A) LOUD MUSIC TRIAL DOG ATTACKS BURGLARS-trx OC
TZ1 B) TODD ELDREDGE-SOT DOG ATTACKS BURGLARS-BNR-PKG
TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC TOSS TO DAVE-2SHOT
SOCHI OLYMPICS-CLIP FBI PLANE LASER AWARENESS-PLASMA
TODD ELDREDGE-VOTOPS, OC FBI PLANE LASER AWARENESS-BNR-PKG
TODD ELDREDGE-BNR-PKG FBI PLANE LASER AWARENESS-PLASMA
SOCHI LIVE BUMP-trx SAT-LIVETOPS SELL THE 6PM-2SHOT


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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FL DEAD CHILD-2 SHOT


POLICE ARRESTED THE MOTHER OF A CENTRAL FLORIDA TODDLER FOUND DEAD IN A SHALLOW GRAVE.

THE LITTLE GIRL AND HER THREE SIBLINGS HAD ONLY BEEN BACK WITH THEIR MOM FROM FOSTER CARE FOR THREE MONTHS.

DAVE MCDANIEL FROM OUR AFFILIATE IN ORLANDO WALKS US THROUGH HOW INVESTIGATORS FOUND THE LITTLE GIRL'S BODY. Return to index of stories...


FL DEAD CHILD-PKG


IT WAS CLEAR FROM CHOPPER 2 EARLY IN THE MORNING THAT INVESTIGATORS APPEARED TO BE SEARCHING FOR A BODY.

THEY WENT TO THIS REMOTE SPOT IN PUTNAM COUNTY AFTER TALKING WITH THE MOTHER OF 2-YEAR-OLD TARIJI GORDON

"At that location officers found a shallow grave with a small child's shoe exposed. The shoe was consistent with that of the footwear belonging to Friar's 2-year old daughter."

COPS STARTED LOOKING FOR TARIJI EARLY MONDAY AFTER A CASE WORKER WORKING WITH THE FAMILY REPORTED A PROBLEM

"Heartbroken, saddened, hurt by the turn of events with this family and this young girl."

RACHEL FRIAR TURNED HERSELF INTO POLICE AND NOW IS IN JAIL FOR NEGLECT. IN HER ARREST AFFADAVIT, SHE TELLS INVESTIGATORS HER 2-YEAR OLD WAS UNRESPONSIVE THURSDAY MORNING.

THAT HER EFFORTS TO GET LITTLE TARIJI BREATHING FAILED.

SHE CLAIMS SHE ATTEMPTED TO REVIVE THE CHILD BY UTILITIZING CPR AND THAT SHE ATTEMPTED TO REVIVE THE CHILD FOR 30 MINUTES BEFORE GIVING UP.

THAT'S WHEN THE AFFADAVIT SAYS SHE DRESSED THE GIRL, PLACED HER IN A SUITCASE AND ASKED A FRIEND TO TAKE HER TO PUTNAM COUNTY WHERE SHE HAS TIES.

SHE TOLD COPS SHE DUG A GRAVE AND PLACED THE BODY OF THE CHILD IN THE GRAVE.

COPS SAY THEY LOOKED WHERE SHE SAID THEY'D FIND HER DAUGHTER. Return to index of stories...


FL DEAD CHILD-OC


DAVE MCDANIEL REPORTING.

THE OTHER THREE CHILDREN ARE IN PROTECTIVE CUSTODY.

SANFORD POLICE STILL WANT TO QUESTION THE MOTHER'S BOYFRIEND. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JOE-VOTOPS, OC, E-AniBX


CITIES AND COUNTIES ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ARE INSTALLING LIGHTNING WARNING SYSTEMS --

AFTER THE DEATH OF AN 11-YEAR OLD FORT MYERS BOY STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD.

BUT TONIGHT, A GRANDMOTHER IS TAKING THE CITY OF FORT MYERS TO TASK.

A CITY SUPERVISOR TOLD HER THREE SYSTEMS AT LOCAL PARKS -- WERE ALMOST READY TO GO, BUT ERLEEN SANDERS FOUND OUT PART OF THAT WASN'T TRUE.

NBC 2'S JOE ROETZ IS LIVE AT FLEISHMAN PARK TO CLEAR UP THE CONFUSION. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING DETECTORS-LIVEU-2


A LOT OF CONCERN OVER LITTLE ELAGUERS WHO PLAY HERE AT THE PARK.

ERLEENE SANDERS WAS PROMISED THIS WORK WAS ALMOST FINISHED.

BUT ELECTRICIANS WERE OUT HERE TODAY TO GET TO WORK -- THE CITY IS BLAMING BAD WEATHER FOR THE DELAY. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING DETECTORS-PKG


BRAND NEW AND BUILT TO SAVE LIVES.

if you are playing golf there you need to know what's going on.

DIANE PERKINS IS *VERY FAMILIAR WITH THE LIGHTNING DETECTION SYSTEM RECENTLY ERECTED FEET FROM HER FRONT DOOR -

OVERLOOKING THE GOLFVIEW POOL AND EDISON GOLF COURSE.

not like a siren you find on a firetruck but it was loud and startled me.

THE CITY OF FORT MYERS IS ALSO INSTALLING THESE SYSTEMS AT THE NEARBY STARS COMPLEX AND SAM FLEISHMAN SPORTS COMPLEX.

THE 21 THOUSAND DOLLAR PROJECT WILL ALERT PEOPLE WHEN LIGHTNING LOOMS IN THE DISTANCE.

it's been a long and arduous process

BUT ERLEENE SANDERS HAS HAD A TOUGH TIME GETTING IT ALL DONE.

SHE CLAIMS CITY ADMINISTRATORS PROMISED THE SYSTEMS WOULD ALL BE UP AND RUNNING BY LAST WEEK.

ON MONDAY - SHE WAS TOLD SAM FLEISHMAN PARK WAS ALMOST DONE!

TODAY - OUR CAMERAS FOUND OUT THAT WASN'T THE CASE.

this is obviously not a really important issue to for staff or they'd have it accomplished.

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR SAEED KAZIMI SAYS BAD WEATHER IS TO BLAME FOR THE HOLDUP.

we couldn't do it because ground was saturdated. Could not bring lifts here.

KAZIMI ASSURES US EVERYTHING WILL BE WORKING BY THURSDAY.

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LIGHTNING DETECTORS-LIVEU-2


THE CITY SAYS IT WILL USE TWO HANDHELD DEVICES FROM NOW UNTIL THURSDAY TO ENSURE SWIMMER AND CHILDREN'S SAFETY.

LIVE IN FM, JOE ROETZ, NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


LEE TEACHERS FIRED-OC


TWO LEE COUNTY TEACHERS WILL NOT RETURN TO THE CLASSROOM.

THE SCHOOL BOARD FIRED KENNETH HAYES AND BRIAN MARSAGLIA THIS AFTERNOON.

THE DISTRICT SAYS HAYES HAD A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP WITH AN ADULT STUDENT AT THE FORT MYERS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY.

MARSAGLIA IS ACCUSED OF CURSING OUT STUDENTS AND USING GAY SLURS IN HIS CLASS AT RIVERDALE HIGH SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


CAPE SIDEWALKS-trx, VO, SS


RIGHT NOW -- CAPE CORAL IS HOLDING A PUBLIC MEETING TO HELP MAKE STUDENTS WALK TO SCHOOL SAFER.

THE MEETING IS UNDERWAY AT AT MARINER MIDDLE SCHOOL.

THE CITY HOPES TO GET GRANT MONEY TO BUILD BETTER SIDEWALKS WITHIN 2 MILES OF THE MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS.

ON CHIQUITA BOULEVARD -- FROM TROPICANA PARKWAY TO NORTHWEST 11TH STREET --

AND NORTHWEST 11TH TERRACE -- FROM CHIQUITA TO THE NORTHWEST SOFTBALL COMPLEX. Return to index of stories...


FL DEPUTY KILLED-VO


A FLORIDA DEPUTY WAS SHOT AND KILLED OVERNIGHT -- RESPONDING TO A CAR BURGLARY NEAR ORLANDO.

34-YEAR-OLD JONATHAN PINE SAW A COUPLE SITTING IN A CAR --

AND THE MAN GOT OUT AND STARTED RUNNING -- SHOOTING AT THE DEPUTY.

DEPUTIES LATER FOUND THE SUSPECT DEAD IN A NEARBY NEIGHBORHOOD.

INVESTIGATORS THINK HE COMMITTED SUICIDE.

THE TEENAGE GIRL INSIDE THE CAR FACES THEFT CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


SOUTHERN SNOW-trx VOPLASMA


SNOW IS STARTING TO FALL IN PARTS OF THE DEEP SOUTH.

IT'S THE SECOND WINTER STORM IN AS MANY WEEKS.

OFFICIALS FEAR WHEN THE ICE STARTS FALLING -- MANY AREAS COULD BE IN DANGER.

NBC'S CHRIS CLACKUM IS TRACKING THE STORM FROM ATLANTA. Return to index of stories...


SOUTHERN SNOW-PKG


IT SNOWED ACROSS MUCH OF THE SOUTH TUESDAY.FROM MISSISSIPPI TO THE CAROLINAS.

PUTTING THE REGION SO ILL-PREPARED FOR IT. BACK ON EDGE.

"We just aren't going to try anything risky"

GIVEN WHAT HAPPENED TWO WEEKS AGO, MANY SOUTHERNERS ARE SET TO STAY INSIDE THIS GO-ROUND.AFTER MAKING A RUN to THE GROCERY STORE LIKE EVERYONE ELSE.

"We got a bunch of hamburger meat to make comfort food, some meat loaf, extra milk"

STATE GOVERNMENTS ARE STOCKING UP, TOO.

PREPARATIONS ARE STILL UNDERWAY FOR THE WORST.THAT'S EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

North Carolina :34 - :38

"Our goal is to be overprepared and hopefully be underwhelmed by the storm"

IN PARTICULAR, THOUGH.GEORGIA'S RESPONSE IS BEING WATCHED.

TO AVOID REPEATING THE DEBACLE OF TWO WEEKS AGO. WHEN THOUSANDS OF MOTORISTS WERE STRANDED ON HIGHWAYS.AND JUST AS MANY STUDENTS WERE FORCED TO SLEEP AT SCHOOL.

.GOVERNOR NATHAN DEAL MONDAY DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR NEARLY A THIRD OF THE STATE.

Georgia :57 - 1:02

"We are making every effort to be prepared for these events"

HUNDREDS OF SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN NOT JUST GEORGIA, BUT ACROSS THE REGION.ALSO DECIDED MONDAY TO CLOSE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

"My son is home from school today and doesn't really need to be. tomorrow for sure and Thursday probably"

CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO WORSEN.WITH A LOT OF FREEZING RAIN EXPECTED TO FALL ON THE SNOW.THAT COULD RESULT IN WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES COME WEDNESDAY. AND MORE FRUSTRATION FOR A REGION NOT USE TO THIS MUCH WINTER.

"It's unusual, I'm ready for it to be over"

THIS WON'T BE OVER UNTIL FRIDAY, THOUGH, WHEN TEMPERATURES RETURN TO THE 50'S.

CHRIS CLACKUM, NBC NEWS, ATLANTA. Return to index of stories...


WRONG AIRPORTS-OC


WE HAVE NEW INFORMATION ON A STORY WE FIRST TOLD YOU ABOUT YESTERDAY --

PILOTS ARE GETTING THEIR RUNWAYS MIXED UP AND LANDING AT THE WRONG AIRPORTS.

NBC 2 DID SOME DIGGING AND LEARNED MORE ABOUT ONE SUCH CASE IN LEE COUNTY.

IN 2003, A PILOT **ALMOST LANDED AT PAGE FIELD INSTEAD OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL.

BUT THE TOWER CAUGHT THE MISTAKE.

THE CONTROLLER SUGGESTED THE PILOT TELL PASSENGERS THEY WERE TOURING DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


FL TRAIN DERAILMENT-O-AniBX, VO


A TRAIN DERAILED THIS MORNING NEAR JACKSONVILLE -- SPILLING A SMALL AMOUNT OF ETHANOL.

HAZMAT SAYS NONE OF THE FUEL LEAKED INTO THE SAINT JOHN'S RIVER.

BUT AS A PRE-CAUTION -- SAFETY CREWS EVACUATED THE NEARBY TIMES-UNION BUILDING.

OFFICIALS HAVEN'T SAID WHAT CAUSED THE DERAILMENT.

CLEAN UP IS EXPECTED TO TAKE ALL DAY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2SHOT


IT'S DAY 5 OF THE SO-CALLED LOUD MUSIC TRIAL.

THIS HAS BECOME THE MOST HIGH PROFILE TRIAL IN THE COUNTRY RIGHT NOW.

TODAY -- THE FLORIDA MAN CHARGED IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF A JACKSONVILLE TEEN TOOK THE STAND IN HIS OWN DEFENSE.

WE'LL SHOW YOU HOW HE DESCRIBED THAT FATEFUL NIGHT TO THE JURY.

PLUS --

STAND UP TEASE:

"Far from Sochi, we have some potential future Olympians training right here in Southwest Florida. I'm nbc2's Laura Roberts and I'll introduce you to the 3 time former Olympian helping them get there" Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) LOUD MUSIC TRIAL


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TZ1 B) TODD ELDREDGE-SOT


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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SOCHI OLYMPICS-CLIP


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TODD ELDREDGE-VOTOPS, OC


WHILE THE WORLD IS FOCUSED ON THE GAMES IN SOCHI -- ONE FORMER OLYMPIAN IS FOCUSED ON SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THREE-TIME OLYMPIAN AND WORLD CHAMPION FIGURE SKATER TODD ELDREDGE NOW COACHES AT GERMAIN ARENA.

TODAY, NBC2'S LAURA ROBERTS MET ELDREDGE WHO SAYS YOU MAY SEE HIS ATHLETES AT THE OLYMPICS SOME DAY. Return to index of stories...


TODD ELDREDGE-BNR-PKG


SKATES ON -

ENERGY UP-

IT'S A MORNING ROUTINE FOR THESE YOUNG SKATERS KNOWN AS THE CHAMPIONS OF AMERICA.

Erin Coleman

12 year old skater

4:23 4:28

I technically train probably 3 to 4 hours almost every day of the week.

THEIR TRAINING SCHEDULE IS ONE THEIR COACH KNOWS WELL -

HE'S A FORMER WORLD CHAMPION HIMSELF. HE'S ALSO A THREE TIME OLYMPIAN.

FIGURE SKATER TODD ELDREDGE CHOSE THE SUN AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA BEACHES AS THE PLACE HE'D TURN *OTHER SKATERS INTO CHAMPIONS.

Eldredge

52:38 52:40

You never know how far they're gonna go, you know

52:42 52:45

Would like to be able to take them to the Olympics someday

TOGETHER WITH *HIS FORMER COACH RICHARD CALLAGHAN -

Richard Callaghan

Skating Coach

13:57 14:02

I worked with Todd eldredge on the ice for almost 20 years

HE'S HELPING THESE SKATERS GLIDE TOWARD THAT OLYMPIC GOAL EVERY DAY.

A SOMETIMES HUMBLING EXPERIENCE.

Eldredge

54:59 55:03

they weren't even alive when I finished competing, so a lot of them have no idea who I am

THESE DAYS, AS HE WATCHES THE NEW GENERATION OF SKATERS IN SOCHI -- HE REMEMBERS.

Eldredge

57:55 58:04

You still feel it inside when they light the torch and they bring it in and all the flags and the athletes march in the opening ceremonies

HIS LAST WINTER OLYMPICS WERE SALT LAKE CITY.

12 YEARS LATER AS HE COACHES *NEW TALENT.

** NAT**

HE KNOWS HE'LL RETURN TO THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE.

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SOCHI LIVE BUMP-trx SAT-LIVETOPS


HERE'S A LIVE LOOK AT SOCHI.

THERE ARE SOME BIG EVENTS COMING UP TONIGHT IN PRIMETIME --

OLYMPIC CHAMPION SNOWBOARDER SHAUN WHITE MAKES HIS DEBUT AND FIGURE SKATERS ARE BACK ON THE ICE FOR THE PAIRS COMPETION.

OUR REPORTER IN SOCHI WILL GIVE US A LIVE PREVIEW, COMING UP AT 6. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ON CAM


HE'S ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AND KILLING A FLORIDA TEEN OVER LOUD MUSIC.

TODAY, HE TOLD THE JURY HIS SIDE OF THE STORY --

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"He's showing me a gun and threatening me."

NBC 2 TAKES YOU INSIDE THE JACKSONVILLE COURTROOM WHERE MICHAEL DUNN TOOK A RISK AND TOOK THE STAND IN HIS OWN DEFENSE. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-SOTVO-WIPE


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TZ2 B) COP SHOOTS DOG-NATSVOTOPS


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ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

TRACKING A COLD FRONT

The weather picture in southwest Florida will start to change tomorrow. We can expect some rain to move through and cooler temperatures by the end of the week.

Tonight's forecast still looks good. Skies will be mostly clear again this evening with low temperatures dropping to upper 50's inland and around 60 along the coast. The humidity has come up a bit today and some morning fog will be possible to start the day on Wednesday.

A cold front is developing west of Florida and will move toward the state tomorrow. By late day we will see clouds increase and temperatures topping out in the low 80's during the afternoon. The cold front should cross the area by Thursday morning and bring showers or thunderstorms. It's possible that some thunderstorms could punch through here with gusty winds and frequent lightning by Thursday morning.

Cooler weather is on the way for the end of the week as we track highs in the 70's for a few days. A few chilly mornings are expected - especially on Friday morning as lows dip into the 30's and 40's.

The weekend weather is looking fine with plenty of sunshine and seasonally pleasant temperatures. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO HEATHER-trx OC


A FLORIDA MAN ON TRIAL FOR SHOOTING AND KILLING AN UNARMED TEENAGER, TOOK THE STAND IN HIS OWN DEFENSE.

NBC2 ANCHOR HEATHER TURCO HAS BEEN MONITORING THE TRIAL IN JACKSONVILLE. Return to index of stories...


LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-TC MON


ON THE STAND MICHAEL DUNN INSISTED HIS ACTION WAS JUSTIFIED, BECAUSE HE FEARED FOR HIS LIFE, ON THAT FATEFUL NIGHT IN 2012. Return to index of stories...


LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-PKG


TC NA36T

"I'm looking at a barrel, he's showing me a gun and he's threatening me."

A DAY AFTER THE PROSECUTION RESTED IT'S CASE, THE DEFENSE CALLED DEFENDANT, MICHAEL DUNN TO THE STAND.

TODAY THE 47-YEAR-OLD TALKED ABOUT THE NIGHT IN QUESTION - AND WHAT MADE HIM PULLED THE TRIGGER - OPENING FIRE ON AN S-U-V FULL OF TEENS.

TC NA36T

"Everything he said and did cemented the fact that whatever he threw up against that looked like a gun was a gun. Yes, I was."

THE "HE" IS THIS CASE IS 17-YEAR-OLD JORDAN DAVIS OF MARIETTA, GEORGIA.

DUNN TESTIFIED TODAY - HE AND HIS FIANCEE PULLED INTO A SPOT NEXT TO A RED SUV, PLAYING MUSIC WITH A "THUMPING" BASE.

TC JL-48TU CNN

Body panels in the SUV were rattling. My rearview mirror was shaking. My eardrums were vibrating. And this was ridiculously loud music."

HE TOLD THE JURY - HIS FIANCE WENT INSIDE TO BUY A BOTTLE OF WINE, AND HE POLITELY ASKED THE 3 TEENS INSIDE THE SUV, TO TURN DOWN THE MUSIC, AND THEY DID.

SOON AFTER, THEY TURNED IT BACK ON - IT WAS LOUD - AND THAT'S WHEN HE SAYS ONE STARTED YELLING EXPLETIVES AT HIM.

THE CONFRONTATION ESCALATED - AND DUNN CLAIMS AFTER HE HEARD REPEATED DEATH THREATS, AND SAW A SHOTGUN POINTED AT HIM, HE MADE HIS MOVE.

TC NA36T

"Over here is my glove box, I'm looking out my window, and I said you're not going to kill me you son of a *** and I shot."

INVESTIGATORS FOUND NO GUN IN THE TEEN'S SUV. Return to index of stories...


LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-TC MON


DUNN'S FAMILY AND FRIENDS ALSO TOOK THE STAND FOR THE DEFENSE - DESCRIBING THE SOFTWARE DEVELOPER AS A MILD, KIND HEARTED MAN.

MICHAEL DUNN IS CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE MURDER.

HE'S PLEADED NOT GUILTY. Return to index of stories...


COP SHOOTS DOG-NATSVO-WIPE


OUTRAGE TONIGHT -- AFTER A POLICE OFFICER SHOOTS A DOG -- AS A FAMILY CELEBRATED A YOUNG BOY'S BIRTHDAY.

THE WHOLE THING CAUGHT ON VIDEO.

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OFFICER: ".I just shot your dog cause it tried to bite me!"

CLUBB: ".no it didn't"

OFFICER: "Yes it did! Okay?"

CLUBB: "It dont bite nobody."

OFFICER: "Put your hand in my face once more and you're going to jail! Now sit down!"

THE OFFICER WAS CALLED TO THE IDAHO NEIGHBORHOOD AFTER SOMEONE REPORTED TWO LARGE DOGS ON THE LOOSE.

YOU CAN SEE ON THE POLICE DASH CAM --

THE OFFICER KICK ONE OF THE DOGS.

THEN, MOMENTS LATER -- HE PULLS OUT HIS GUN AND SHOOTS IT. Return to index of stories...


COP SHOOTS DOG-SOTVO


Tom Reeves/Flier Police Chief

:41-:

"It got to the point where he felt the dog was too much of a danger and it was aggressive to much and he decided he didn't want to get bite and for his own safety shot the dog and put it down."

Rick Clubb/Dog's Owner

1:11-

"My dogs did get out yes but you don't have to shoot them. There are other ways around it besides shooting them."

THE OWNER HAS PARKINSON'S DISEASE AND SAYS THE DOG WAS A TRAINED SERVICE ANIMAL. Return to index of stories...


14 YR OLD STEALS BUS-O-AniBX, VO


CHECK THIS OUT --

A SCHOOL BUS BARRELS INTO A GAS STATION, MISJUDGES THE TURN AND SLAMS INTO THE PUMP.

THE DRIVER?

ONLY 14-YEARS OLD.

MINNESOTA POLICE SAY THE TEEN STOLE THE BUS AND WENT ON A JOYRIDE.

IT ALL STARTED WHEN THE DRIVER STOPPED FOR COFFEE AND LEFT THE BUS RUNNING.

THE TEEN TOLD POLICE HE THOUGHT IT HAD BEEN ABANDONED AND WANTED TO RETURN IT TO SCHOOL.

BUT SAYS WHEN HEARD POLICE ON THE SCANNER, HE PANICKED. Return to index of stories...


SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIES-NATSVO


ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS CHILD ACTRESSES IN HOLLYWOOD HISTORY HAS DIED.

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"On the good ship. Lollipop."

SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK DIED LAST NIGHT AT HER CALIFORNIA HOME --

FROM NATURAL CAUSES.

SHE WAS 85-YEARS OLD.

TEMPLE RETIRED FROM SHOW-BUSINESS WHEN SHE WAS 21.

SHE LATER BECAME A U-S AMBASSADOR. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2SHOT


THE PROBLEM WITH PEOPLE POINTING LASERS AND PLANES IS TURNING INTO SUCH A BIG PROLEM,

THE FBI IS DOING A LOT MORE THAN JUST INVESTIGATING.

NEW AT 5:30 --

NBC 2 INVESTIGATORS SHOW YOU THE REWARD AGENTS ARE NOW OFFERING TO HELP CATCH THE CULPRITS.

PLUS --

MAN'S BEST FRIEND TO THE RESCUE.

HOW A LEE COUNTY WOMAN AND HER DOG STOPPED A BURLGAR -- TRYING TO BREAK-INTO HER NEIGHBOR'S HOME.

AND ALL NEW AT SIX --

FORT MYERS POLICE SAY AN ALERT NEIGHBOR TIPPED OFF POLICE TO A METH BUST.

AND THIS BUST HAPPENED IN ONE OF THE MOST PROMINENT, FAMILY ORIENTED NEIGHBORS ON MCGREGOR BOULEVARD. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) DOG ATTACKS BURGLARS-VO-WIPE


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AHEAD AT 6-BANNER


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A) meth bust fort myers-vo


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DOG ATTACKS BURGLARS-trx OC


IT TOOK TEAMWORK TO BREAK UP A BURGLARY IN LEHIGH ACRES.

A WOMAN AND HER DOG JUMPED INTO ACTION TO PROTECT THEIR NEIGHBORS HOME.

NBC 2'S CHRISTINA LUSBY PICKS UP THE STORY FROM HERE. Return to index of stories...


DOG ATTACKS BURGLARS-BNR-PKG


APPROACH CAREFULLY--

THERE'S 100 POUNDS OF FURRY--

WAITING FOR ANYONE WHO ISN'T WELCOME.

Krista Michnowicz

Dog Chased Burglar

he protects his domaine so if you dont belong here he doesnt care if you are an animal or a human he will go 29:44

SCAR IS HIS NAME.

AND HE'S GOOD DOG--

JUST ASK HIS NEIGHBOR, NA'KIISHA KEARSE.

Na'kiisha Kearse

Home Nearly Burglarized

35:08 pit my favorite dog my favorite dog 35:14

SCAR SAVED THE DAY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

PROTECTING KEARSE'S HOUSE WHEN SHE WASN'T HOME.

Na'kiisha Kearse

Home Nearly Burglarized

35:26 they took off that window screen and that window and that was scattered because they were trying to get in that window 35:33

THIS STORY HAS TWO HEROES.

SCAR, OF COURSE --

AND HIS OWNER KRISTA.

SHE'S THE ONE WHO SPOTTED THE BURGLAR--

ON HER WAY HOME.

SO SHE LET THE DOG OUT.

Krista Michnowicz

Dog Chased Burglar

29:25 hes a 100 lb rednose pitbull so ya if you have a 100 lb dog running at you i would run too 29:30

SCAR CHASED HIM --

THE MAN TOOK OFF ON A BIKE --MEETING UP WITH ANOTHER PERSON ON A 4-WHEELER.

THAT'S WHEN KRISTA CALLED SCAR BACK.

KEARSE ARRIVED HOME A SHORT TIME AFTER--

Na'kiisha Kearse

Home Nearly Burglarized

35:02 I am just scared 35:04

SCARED--AND NOT ABLE TO SLEEP--

KEARSE AND HER KIDS ARE TRYING TO GET BACK TO NORMAL.

KRISTA IS STILL HELPING HER OUT.

Krista Michnowicz

Dog Chased Burglar

30:15 i told her i would be willing to help her financially

HELPING REPAIR THE WINDOWS --

PUTTING IN A NEW DOOR AND MORE LIGHTS.

Na'kiisha Kearse

Home Nearly Burglarized

40:16 i definitely appreciate her so much cuz ahh shes my angel 40:23

AND WE CAN'T FORGET SCAR.

Nat barking

IN LEHIGH ACRES CHRISTINA LUSBY NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO DAVE-2SHOT


THE FBI IS NOW GETTING INVOLVED IN THOSE GREEN LASER ATTACKS AGAINST PLANES --

THE NBC 2 INVESTIGATORS FIRST EXPOSED THE PROBLEM DURING THIS BROADCAST LAST NIGHT.

DAVE ELIAS IS LIVE WITH NEW DETAILS ON REWARD MONEY. Return to index of stories...


FBI PLANE LASER AWARENESS-PLASMA


THE FBI ANNOUNCED TODAY IT'S OFFERING A 10-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION THAT LEADS TO AN ARREST OF SOMEONE POINTING A LASER AT A PLANE. Return to index of stories...


FBI PLANE LASER AWARENESS-BNR-PKG


THE FBI SAYS MORE THAN 10 TIMES EVERY DAY PILOTS LANDING THEIR AIRCRAFT ARE HIT WITH GREEN LASERS.

Pilot in Plane / 00:23 Right now we're getting hit pretty good with a green laser.

SINCE 2010, 22 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED IN LEE COUNTY.

ground Control / 00:31 I copy. You're getting hit with a green laser.

NATIONALLY MORE THAN 3800 LASER STRIKES WERE REPORTED TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION.

322 PILOTS REPORTED BEING HIT WHILE FLYING OVER FLORIDA LAST YEAR.

mike Warner/Commander of Aviation Division / 02:45 That can hamper our ability to fly safely. 02:47

ESPECIALLY WHEN PILOTS LIKE MIKE WARNER ARE TRYING TO LAND THEIR PLANE.

mike Warner/Commander of Aviation Division / 13:37 It's when the kids go wait a minute that guy is coming in for a landing. That's when it gets to be a problem. 13:42

THE FAA REPORTS 35 INCIDENTS WHERE PILOTS HAVE REQUIRED MEDICAL ATTENTION AFTER A LASER STRIKE.

dr. Shamar / 01:15:18 There's a moment where they can lose their vision for a little while or it can be deflected through the glass or goggles that can impair their vision for quite a bit. 01:15:29

THE FBI SAYS ON IT'S WEB PAGE TODAY FOR THAT REASON THE NEW CRACK DOWN IS A MATTER OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

john Kitzinger/FBI Violent Crime / It's not just a danger to the pilots but the passengers as well and to the people on the ground. Return to index of stories...


FBI PLANE LASER AWARENESS-PLASMA


THE FBI SAYS IT'S GOING TO BE OFFERING THESE REWARDS AS A PILOT PROJECT FOR THE NEXT 60-DAYS.

THEY'RE HOPING ANYONE WHO KNOWS IT'S GOING ON WILL REPORT IT TO THE LOCAL FBI OFFICE OR CALL 911.

LIVE IN THE STUDIO, DAVE ELIAS NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


SELL THE 6PM-2SHOT


AT 6 NBC2 IS LIVE ALONG MCGREGOR BOULEVARD. KNOWN AT THE GATEWAY TO THE CITY OF PALMS.

POLICE ARRESTED TWO PEOPLE FOR COOKING METH IN AN EMPTY HOME.

PLUS PETS ARE DISAPPEARING FROM BACKYARDS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

TONIGHT NEIGHBORS SUSPECT SOMEONE IS TAKING THEM.

THE NEWS AT SIX IS NEXT. Return to index of stories...