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DIRECTORS PAGE COLLIER SEAWALL COMPLAINTS-VO
HLA meth bust fm-VID IN TC MON COLLIER SEAWALL COMPLAINTS-SOTVO
HLB homeless camp folo-VID IN TC MON TEASE ONE
HLC gge dogs stolen-VID IN TC MON TZ1 C) FORECAST TEASE-STC
HLC gge dogs stolen-SOT 6PM PROMO-SOT-DISSOLVE
NEWS AT 6PM OPEN-CLIP STOCKS BUMP-CGTOPS
TOSS TO MATT-ZMIN PLASMA, ROLL ZM wrong airports-OC
METH BUST ON MCGREGOR BOULEVARD-REM-LIVE ROBERT VAN WINKLE FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
METH BUST ON MCGREGOR BOULEVARD-BNR-PKG FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
METH BUST ON MCGREGOR BOULEVARD-REM-LIVE WEATHER 3 SHOT-3 SHOT
FMPD METH NUMBERS-OC TEASE TWO
JIM ILIAS FUNERAL-trxOC, VO OLYMPIC OPEN-Clip
275 DRIVER ID-trxVO OLYMPIC TOSS-2 SH-EANIBX
TOSS TO STEVE-trxOANIBX, SS OLYMPIC LIVE SHOT-SAT-LIVE
HOMELESS CAMP FOLO-REM - LIVE OLYMPIC LIVE SHOT-TRXPKG
HOMELESS CAMP FOLO-BNR-PKG OLYMPIC LIVE SHOT-SAT-LIVE
HOMELESS CAMP FOLO-REM - LIVE OLYMPIC Q & A-EANIBXTOPS
CHRISTINE RIEMER PLEA-(2) SS, OC OLYMPIC MEDAL COUNT-OC, CG
JIMMY RYCE KILLER EXECUTION-OC, (2) SS, OC TWINS WORKOUT-ON CAM
17 YO ARRESTED STOLEN GUNS-trx,OC, SS, VO TWINS WORKOUT-NATSVO
17 YO ARRESTED STOLEN GUNS-SOTVO TWINS WORKOUT-SOTVO
GGE DOGS STOLEN-TRXvotops, OC WORKOUTS BEGIN-CGTOPS
GGE DOGS STOLEN-BNR-PKG RYDER CUP RAY-ON CAM
LEE CO ABANDONED DOG-OC, SS, OC ACE GROUP CLASSIC-VOTOPS
BYRON DONALDS DIST 19-OC, SS ACE GROUP CLASSIC-SOTVO
MARNI SAWICKI TWEET-SStops SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM
CAPE RECOUNT TRIAL-OC EDISON 167th BDAY-OC, SS, VO
CHARCO DRUGS MAILED-(3) SS, OC CLOSE-4SHOT


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HLA meth bust fm-VID IN TC MON


A DRUG BUST IN ONE OF THE MOST-WELL KNOWN, FAMILY NEIGHBORHOODS IN LEE COUNTY.

POLICE ARREST TWO PEOPLE FOR COOKING METH IN A HOME ALONG MCGREGOR BOULEVARD. Return to index of stories...


HLB homeless camp folo-VID IN TC MON


PLUS - NBC-2 FINDS OUT THAT TENT CITY IN FORT MYERS WE TOLD YOU ABOUT LAST NIGHT, IS STILL THERE. HOMELESS SEX OFFENDERS WERE LIVING HERE.

SO WHY ARE POLICE CALLING THEIR EFFORTS TO GET RID OF IT A SUCCESS. Return to index of stories...


HLC gge dogs stolen-VID IN TC MON


AND PETS ARE DISAPPEARING FROM A COLLIER COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD.

TONIGHT - DISTRAUGHT OWNERS ARE AFRAID SOMEONE'S STEALING ANIMALS RIGHT OUT OF THEIR YARDS. Return to index of stories...


HLC gge dogs stolen-SOT


"The only thing I ask is, to have my dog back." Return to index of stories...


NEWS AT 6PM OPEN-CLIP


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TOSS TO MATT-ZMIN PLASMA, ROLL ZM


TONIGHT FORT MYERS POLICE CREDIT AN ALERT NEIGHBOR WITH A METH-COOKING BUST.

THIS IS IN ONE OF THE CITY'S MOST PROMINENT COMMUNITIES. ALONG MCGREGOR BOULEVARD NEAR COCONUT DRIVE.

IT'S ONE MILE SOUTH OF THE EDISON FORD ESTATES AND ONE MILE NORTH OF THE FORT MYERS COUNTRY CLUB. AND RIGHT ACROSS FROM A CHURCH.

NBC-2'S MATT WRIGHT IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE HOME WITH THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


METH BUST ON MCGREGOR BOULEVARD-REM-LIVE


THIS HOME HAS BEEN VACANT FOR MONTHS.

BUT NEIGHBORS GREW SUSPICIOUS WHEN A FAMILIAR FACE RETURNED HERE IN THE LAST FEW DAYS. Return to index of stories...


METH BUST ON MCGREGOR BOULEVARD-BNR-PKG


16:59 i was shocked and im kind of scared 17:01

INSIDE THIS VACANT HOUSE POLICE SAY THEY FOUND TWO SQUATTERS WITH ALL THE MATERIALS TO MAKE METH.

EARLY THIS MORNING -- OFFICERS ARRESTED STEVEN KNITE AND VICTORIA BOYD FOR BREAKING IN. AND LIVING HERE.

23:33 dont like it in this neighborhood. we need drugs out of here 37

NEIGHBORS RECOGNIZED KNITE AND KNEW HE SHOULDN'T BE HERE.

THEY SAY HE LIVED HERE WITH HIS MOTHER YEARS AGO BUT RETURNED IN THE LAST FEW DAYS.

30:59 this was just a circumstance where he knew the house, he knew the house was vacant and he knew how to break into it 31:04

THE CITY CONDEMNED THE HOUSE MONDAY AFTER A NEIGHBOR TIPPED THEM OFF.

-- AND POLICE OFFICERS KEPT WATCH.

THEY MOVED IN WHEN THEY SAW SMOKE POURING FROM AN OPEN WINDOW EARLY THIS MORNING.

THEY SAY THEY FOUND BURNT SPOONS. SYRINGES AND THE SUSPECTS INSIDE.

LT JAY RODRIGUEZ

17:48 no one knows your neighbors better than the neighbors do, 50 no one knows the activity, no one knows who needs to be in and out more than the neighbors do. when you see something suspicuous, call us 58

MATT: 36:18 the house is right across the street from Saint John the apostle church, meaning knite faces an even stiffer meth charge 24

PASTOR STEVE FILIZZI 28:45 the nervousness comes about in that 46 it was meth. im not an expert but i understand there is a danger of explosions in the production of that 54

POLICE SAY IT WAS A SIMPLE OPERATION. AND NEIGHBORS WEREN'T IN DANGER--

BUT SAY IT CAN HAPPEN ANYWHERE.

THE CHURCH'S PASTOR AND OTHERS LIVING NEARBY ARE GLAD IT WON'T BE HAPPENING HERE ANY MORE.

FILIZZI

28:05 i am extremely grateful to the fort myers police department 08 Return to index of stories...


METH BUST ON MCGREGOR BOULEVARD-REM-LIVE


WE FOUND KNITE WAS CONVICTED ON A DRUG CHARGE IN 2009 -- THEN SENT TO JAIL WHEN HE VIOLATED HIS PROBATION.

HE -- AND BOYD -- REMAIN IN JAIL TONIGHT.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS MATT WRIGHT NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


FMPD METH NUMBERS-OC


FORT MYERS POLICE TELL US THEY ARRESTED 17 PEOPLE IN 2013 FOR MAKING METH.

THE TWO ARRESTS THIS MORNING ARE A FIRST FOR THE YEAR. Return to index of stories...


JIM ILIAS FUNERAL-trxOC, VO


THE COLLEGE STUDENT FROM LEE COUNTY KILLED IN A WRONG WAY CRASH WAS BURIED TODAY.

JIM ILIAS, A FORMER STAR ATHLETE DIED THE DRIVER SLAMMED INTO THE SUV HE AND THREE FRIEND WERE RIDING IN ON I 275 NEAR TAMPA.

NO ONE SURVIVED THE WRECK.

TODAY, MORE THAN A THOUSAND PEOPLE ATTENDED SERVICES AT THE HODGES FUNERAL HOME AT LEE MEMORIAL PARK. Return to index of stories...


275 DRIVER ID-trxVO


MEANWHILE, INVESTIGATORS IDENTIFIED THE WRONG-WAY DRIVER WHO CAUSED THE DEADLY CRASH.

28 YEAR OLD DANIEL LEE MORRIS WAS BEHIND THE WHEEL. HE RECENTLY MOVED TO TAMPA FROM MICHIGAN.

TROOPERS ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHETHER DRUGS OR ALCOHOL WERE INVOLVED. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO STEVE-trxOANIBX, SS


TODAY FORT MYERS POLICE RAIDED A HOMELESS CAMP NEAR AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

SOME OF THE PEOPLE LIVING THERE ARE CONVICTED SEX OFFENDERS.

TODAY IS THE ONE WEEK DEADLINE FOR THEM TO LEAVE OR BE ARRESTED.

NBC-2'S STEVE CAMPION WENT ALONG WITH OFFICERS INTO THE WOODS OFF VERONICA SHOEMAKER BOULEVARD. NORTH OF WINKLER AVENUE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED.

STEVE IS THERE LIVE - Return to index of stories...


HOMELESS CAMP FOLO-REM - LIVE


WHY SOME CONSIDER THIS CAMP SO ALARMING -

THERE'S A MAJOR BIKING, WALKING, AND JOGGING TRAIL WHICH RUNS ALONGSIDE THE WOODS.

YOU CAN SEE THE PATH THERE.

TONIGHT, F-M-P-D SAYS "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED" THEY SHUT THE FILTHY PLACE DOWN. Return to index of stories...


HOMELESS CAMP FOLO-BNR-PKG


Lana, Walks along trail

3917 "Uncomfortable. Uncomfortable. I thought it was over. I thought they were gone and it had been taken care of."

NERVES ALONG THE NORTH COLONIAL TRAIL IN FORT MYERS PEAK -

Lana

3758 "I know it was close because they mentioned the street. I didn't know it was right here where I walked.:

TAKE NATS

- AFTER OFFICERS DISCOVER A HOMELESS CAMP HIDDEN IN THE WOODS.

Lana

4007 "Nobody wants to see that. Why aren't they out working? Why aren't they looking for a job? I don't understand it."

TAKE NATS

WALK BACK THROUGH THE BRUSH -

TAKE NATS

YOU QUICKLY SEE TENTS, TARPS, AND CLOTHES SCATTERED ABOUT.

WE WENT WITH F-M-P-D -

AS THEY CRACKED DOWN ON THE CAMP.

TAKE NATS

THE SMELL OVERWHELMING IN SOME SPOTS.

Sgt. Sean Hoover, FMPD

51:16 "mission accomplished. There's nobody there anymore."

LAST WEEK, OFFICERS ISSUED TRESPASSING WARNINGS TO THOSE CAUGHT LIVING HERE.

Hoover

5352 "Know that we're taking care of the problem. They're gone now and we're going to keep on top of the problem."

*IF* THE HOMELESS MEN SOME CONVICTED SEX OFFENDERS RETURN,

THEY COULD BE ARRESTED.

Lana

3859 "Keep on doing what you can do because we enjoy coming here. that would hinder us from keeping coming back." Return to index of stories...


HOMELESS CAMP FOLO-REM - LIVE


LEE COUNTY'S HOMELESS COALITION TELLS US - THEY'RE WORKING WITH THE MEN.

AS YOU SAW - MANY OF THE BELONGINGS ARE STILL THERE.

POLICE SAY IT'S POSSIBLE THEY MAY RETURN, BUT THEY PLAN ON STOPPING IN OFTEN.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS, STEVE CAMPION, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTINE RIEMER PLEA-(2) SS, OC


A LEE COUNTY MOTHER WHO ABDUCTED HER SPECIAL NEEDS DAUGHTER WILL SERVE 48 MONTHS OF PROBATION.

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AND 114 DAYS IN JAIL.

A JUDGE GRANTED HER TIME SERVED.

LAST OCTOBER, RIEMER TOOK HER DAUGHTER, CRYSTAL, DURING A SUPERVISED VISIT. TROOPERS CAUGHT UP WITH THE TWO IN A RENTAL TRUCK NEAR THE GEORGIA BORDER.

CRYSTAL, WHO WAS SEVEN WHEN HER MOTEHR TOOK HER, REMAINS IN STATE CUSTODY. Return to index of stories...


JIMMY RYCE KILLER EXECUTION-OC, (2) SS, OC


THE MAN ACCUSED OF RAPING AND KILLING A LITTLE BOY IS SCHEDULED TO BE EXECUTED TOMORROW.

9 YEAR OLD JIMMY RYCE DIED IN 1995.

HIS KILLER, JUAN CARLOS CHAVEZ, KIDNAPPED JIMMY WHEN HE GOT OFF HIS SCHOOL BUS IN REDLAND. JUST NORTH OF HOMESTEAD.

BARRING A STAY OF EXECUTION, CHAVEZ WILL BE PUT TO DEATH AT 6 O'CLOCK TOMORROW.

JIMMY'S PARENTS DEVOTED THEIR LIVES TO IMPROVING LAWS TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM PREDATORS.

THEY HELPED PASS THE JIMMY RYCE ACT.

AUTHORITIES CAN COMMIT SEXUAL PREDATORS TO MENTAL INSTITUTIONS AFTER THEY'RE RELEASED FROM PRISON. Return to index of stories...


17 YO ARRESTED STOLEN GUNS-trx,OC, SS, VO


A CHARLOTTE COUNTY TEENAGER IS ACCUSED OF STEALING GUNS FROM A PAWN SHOP. THEN ASKING FOR AMMUNITION ON FACEBOOK.

17-YEAR-OLD JAYSON RICE FACES FOUR COUNTS OF GRAND THEFT AND RESISTING AN OFFICER.

DEPUTIES SAY HE AND TWO OTHER PEOPLE BROKE INTO A PAWN SHOP A WEEK AGO IN ENGLEWOOD.

A 911 TIP REVEALED RICE WAS ASKING FOR AMMUNITION ON FACEBOOK.

INVESTIGATORS FOUND PICTURES OF THE STOLEN GUNS ON HIS CELL PHONE.

TODAY, NBC-2 WAS THE ONLY ONE AT RICE'S HOUSE WHILE DIVERS AND A FORENSICS TEAM SEARCHED THE CANAL BEHIND HIS HOUSE FOR STOLEN ITEMS.

NEIGHBORS TELL US THEY'VE BEEN SEARCHING ALL DAY. Return to index of stories...


17 YO ARRESTED STOLEN GUNS-SOTVO


Susan Ruscitti, Suspect's neighbor "I'm completely shocked knowing there are guns over there and the safety of the children there that I know are in the home… things like this just don't happen in this neighborhood."

INVESTIGATORS IDENTIFIED THE TWO OTHER SUSPECTS IN THIS CASE AND ARE WAITING ON A WARRANT FOR THEIR ARRESTS. Return to index of stories...


GGE DOGS STOLEN-TRXvotops, OC


FLIERS FOR MISSING PETS COVER THE WALL OF A GOLDEN GATE ESTATES GAS STATION.

AT LEAST 8 PET OWNERS ARE PLEADING FOR ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THEIR ANIMALS.

THE PETS ARE DISAPPEARING FROM YARDS.

NBC-2'S BRYAN ANDERSON DISCOVERED OWNERS ARE WORRIED SOMEONE IS STEALING THEM. Return to index of stories...


GGE DOGS STOLEN-BNR-PKG


ESTELA GARCIA CAN'T BEAR TO THINK WHAT MAY HAVE HAPPENED TO HER FAMILY DOG ALEX.

ESTELA

05:11-:16 It's like if you lose one of your children.

NEARLY A MONTH HAS PASSED SINCE HE DISAPPEARED.

SHE ASSUMED HE'D RUN OFF -- UNTIL LAST WEEK, WHEN HER DAUGHTER SAW SOMETHING SUSPICIOUS.

ESTELA

04:18-:23 The mother tried to feed one of my other puppies.

SHE SAW TWO WOMEN NEAR OTHER DOGS -- GARCIA THINKS THEY WERE TRYING TO STEAL THEM.

HER DAUGHTER SCARED THEM AWAY.

ESTELA 04:51-:54

My daughter said 100% they have the dog.

ESTELA 02:46: It's just bad. It's bad people we have around.

ESTELA'S FAMILY TURNED TO SOCIAL MEDIA TO TRY AND FIND ALEX.

WHAT THEY'VE FOUND INSTEAD ARE OTHER ESTATES RESIDENTS ALSO MISSING THEIR PETS.

YOU'LL SEE THAT AT THE CORNER GAS STATION, TOO.

STANDUP 23:52:31-:41 TAKE A LOOK AT THIS BOARD HERE THERE ARE OWNERS LOOKING FOR 1,2,3,4,5,6 dogs missing dogs and also two cats that've also disappeared.

Synthia LaFontaine, Golden Gate Estates dog owner

23:56:23-:28 I'm obviously concerned that what might be possibly going on and in this world you never know.

COLLIER COUNTY DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES SAYS IT'S NOT THEM -- THEY NEVER LURE ANIMALS FROM THEIR OWNERS' HOMES.

BUT THERE ARE MANY POSSIBILITIES.

Daniel Christenbury, Collier DAS

11:43-:51 There is a lot of wildlife that could pose a threat to a cat or a dog running at large. Of course, there's bears, panthers.

AND THE BEST PROTECTION IS TO KEEP YOUR PET IN SIGHT AT ALL TIMES.

Jo Brisson, Golden Gate Estates dog owner

01:16:20-:20 They're definitely your family. I mean our dogs are a really important part of our family.

03:10-:15 The only thing I ask is to have my dog back.

IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO ABANDONED DOG-OC, SS, OC


LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES IS INVESTIGATING YET ANOTHER CASE OF AN ABANDONED DOG.

WORKERS FOUND THIS 18 YEAR OLD DOG IN A WOODED AREA.

THE DOG WAS BLIND AND HAD SEVERAL MEDICAL PROBLEMS.

OFFICIALS HAD TO PUT IT DOWN.

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BYRON DONALDS DIST 19-OC, SS


WE'VE LEARNED A POSSIBLE CANDIDATE FOR THE VACANT DISTRICT 19 SEAT WILL *NOT* ENTER THE RACE.

TODAY, BYRON DONALDS OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED HE WILL NOT RUN FOR CONGRESS.

HE RAN BACK IN 2012.

THE SPECIAL PRIMARY TO FILL FORMER REPRESENTATIVE TREY RADEL'S SEAT IS APRIL 22ND.

THE ELECTION IS JUNE 24. Return to index of stories...


MARNI SAWICKI TWEET-SStops


CAPE CORAL MAYOR MARNI SAWICKI TWEETED THIS PICTURE FROM FORMER CONGRESSMAN RADEL'S OFFICE IN WASHINGTON DC.

SAWICKI SAID THE OFFICE IS JUST CALLED: DISTRICT 19.

SHE AND OTHER LEE COUNTY LEADERS ARE IN D-C TO DELAY CRIPPLING FLOOD INSURANCE HIKES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE RECOUNT TRIAL-OC


THE TRIAL FOR A CAPE CORAL MAYORAL RECOUNT BEGINS TOMORROW.

JOHN SULLIVAN SPENT LAST WEEK LOOKING THROUGH BALLOTS FROM THE NOVEMBER ELECTION.

THE FORMER MAYOR IS SUING THE CURRENT MAYOR, MARNI SAWICKI AND ELECTIONS OFFICIALS AFTER LOSING HIS SEAT BY 121 VOTES.

SULLIVAN CLAIMS THE ELECTION WAS RIGGED AND WANTS A RECOUNT.

THE TRIAL BEGINS TOMORROW AT NINE. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO DRUGS MAILED-(3) SS, OC


DEPUTIES BUSTED A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN FOR GETTING MARIJUANA IN THE MAIL.

CHARLOTTE DEPUTIES RECEIVED A TIP FROM CALIFORNIA OFFICERS ABOUT A SHIPMENT OF POT.

DETECTIVES STAKED OUT A HOME IN ENGLEWOOD AND SPOTTED THE DELIVERY.

SOON A MAN PULLED INTO THE DRIVEWAY AND TOOK THE PACKAGE.

DEPUTIES SAY THE DRIVER, JAVIER RODRIGUEZ SPED AWAY FROM THE HOME.

DETECTIVES PULLED HIM OVER AND DISCOVERED 10 PACKAGES OF POT.

JAVIER WAS CHARGED WITH DRUG POSSESSION AND RECKLESS DRIVING.

HE BONDED OUT OF JAIL.

NBC-2 DISCOVERED HE WAS ARRESTED LAST MONTH ALONG INTERSTATE 75.

DEPUTIES FOUND 27 POUNDS OF POT IN HIS CAR. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER SEAWALL COMPLAINTS-VO


CONTROVERSY CONTINUES IN COLLIER COUNTY OVER PLANS TO RE-CONSTRUCT A SEA-WALL.

THIS IS AT *LA PENINSULA* - A PRIVATE COMMUNITY ON ISLES OF CAPRI.

RESIDENTS FROM THE COMMUNITY PACKED COUNTY COMMISSION - MOST OF THEM WANT TO BE TAXED TO FOOT THE BILL FOR SEA-WALL REPAIRS.

ENGINEERS SAY IT'S DETERIORATING AND HASN'T BEEN FIXED UP IN 40 PLUS YEARS!

BUT COMMISSIONERS AREN'T SURE IF THEY'RE ABLE TO GRANT THE PRIVATE COMMUNITY APPROVAL.

SOME SAY THE SEAWALL MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED A PUBLIC, PRIMARY PURPOSE IN COLLIER COUNTY - MAKING IT *UNLAWFUL* FOR COMMISSIONERS TO APPROVE THE PROJECT. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER SEAWALL COMPLAINTS-SOTVO


Chairman Tom Henning/Collier County Board of Commissioners "The county attorney for board of commissioners has stated on the record that this has never been done in state of Florida"

Commissioner Donna Fiala/Collier County

"They've stated it is against the law and it's taxpayers will suffer and none of that is the truth."

AFTER A TWO- HOUR DISCUSSION - COMMISSIONERS APPROVED A MOTION TO SEND THE ITEM TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE - FOR A SECOND OPINION.

IT'S EXPECTED TO BE PLACED BACK ON THE AGENDA LATER THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE


STILL TO COME, WE'LL CHECK IN ON THE WINTER OLYMPICS IN SOCHI.

AND FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1992. A NOTICEABLE CHANGE WILL HAPPEN BEHIND THE OLYMPIC ANCHOR DESK.

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TZ1 C) FORECAST TEASE-STC


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6PM PROMO-SOT-DISSOLVE


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STOCKS BUMP-CGTOPS


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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...


ROBERT VAN WINKLE FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


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.

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...


WEATHER 3 SHOT-3 SHOT


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TEASE TWO


STRAIGHT AHEAD, WE'LL HAVE A LIVE REPORT FROM SOCHI, WITH A PREVIEW OF HISTORY MAKING EVENTS TONIGHT ON NBC. Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC OPEN-Clip


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OLYMPIC TOSS-2 SH-EANIBX


TEMPERATURES WERE SO WARM IN SOCHI TODAY. SNOWBOARDERS COMPLAINED ABOUT THE HALFPIPE COURSE. SAYING IT WAS IN TERRIBLE CONDITION.

WE WANT TO GIVE YOU A HEAD'S UP.

SOME RESULTS ARE IN TONIGHT'S STORY.

JACK DOLES STANDING BY IN SOCH WITH THE LATEST ON WHAT HAS HAPPENED -- AND WHAT

WE CAN LOOK FORWARD TO WATCHING TONIGHT.

JACK - Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC LIVE SHOT-SAT-LIVE


TONIGHT IS ALL ABOUT MAKING HISTORY….

SHAUN WHITE GOES FOR A THREE PEAT ON THE HALFPIPE.

MORE NEW OLYMPIC SPORTS ARE UNVEILED…

AND NBC WILL ROLL OUT A NEW HOST… FOR TONIGHT'S OLYMPIC PRIME TIME ACTION. Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC LIVE SHOT-TRXPKG


nat

ERIN HAMLIN PUT THE HAMMER DOWN AND SLID INTO HISTORY. THE 27 YEAR OLD PICKED-UP WHERE SHE LEFT OFF YESTERDAY.MAINTAINING HER THIRD-PLACE STANDING AND BECOMING THE FIRST AMERICAN TO WIN AN INDIVIDUAL MEDAL IN THE LUGE.

nat

THOUGHTS OF A CURLING MEDAL MAY BE SLIP-SLIDING AWAY FROM TEAM USA. THE WOMEN SUFFERED TWO MORE DEFEATS TODAY, MAKING THEM OH-FOR-SOCHI WITH THREE TOTAL LOSSES. THE MEN HAVEN'T FARED MUCH BETTER, LOSING THEIR FIRST TWO.

nat

SOPHIE CALDWELL HAD A "GOOD" BAD DAY. SHE FELL IN THE CROSS COUNTRY SPRINT FINALS AND FINISHED IN 6TH PLACE.BUT THAT WAS THE BEST SHOWING OF ANY AMERICAN WOMAN IN OLYMPIC HISTORY. U-S FAVORITE KIKKAN RANDALL DID NOT QUALIFY.

ONE ATHLETE TRYING TO REGAIN FOCUS IS FIGURE SKATER JEREMY ABBOTT. AFTER HIS LOW-SCORING PERFORMANCE IN THE TEAM EVENT, ABBOTT HAS MOVED OUT OF THE ATHLETES' VILLAGE AND CHECKED INTO A HOTEL

SOT - Jeremy Abbott / USA Figure Skating

"it's more about just kind of doing the work, getting the job done and not living some big expectation because you can never live up to that."

"NOT" BEING ABLE TO DO THE WORK TONIGHT -- PRIMETIME HOST BOB COSTAS. THE SPORTSCASTING LEGEND HAS INFECTIONS IN BOTH EYES, AND WILL BE REPLACED BY MATT LAUER.

SOT - Matt Lauer / "Today" Show Host

I know Bob would wanna be there, he is the absolute best that's ever done the Olympics in prime time and I wish he could be there but I will fill in until he is back." Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC LIVE SHOT-SAT-LIVE


THOSE ARE SOME BIG SHOES TO FILL…

AND IF THERE WAS ANY DOUBT ALEX OVECHKIN… WAS THE BIGGEST STAR OF THE SOCHI GAMES.

48 CAMERAS SHOWED UP FOR THE RUSSIAN HOCKEY NEWS CONFERENCE. AND EVERY SEAT IN THE ROOM WAS FULL…

I'M JACK DOLES IN SOCHI. NOW, BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC Q & A-EANIBXTOPS


YOU TOUCHED ON BOB COSTAS EYE INFECTION.

HE'S BEEN A STAPLE AT THE OLYMPICS SINCE 1992.

IT SNAPS HIS STREAK OF ANCHORING 157 PRIMETIME BROADCASTS FOR NBC. Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC MEDAL COUNT-OC, CG


SPOLIER ALERT RIGHT NOW.

WE ARE GOING TO GIVE YOU THE UPDATED MEDAL COUNT FROM THE OLYMPICS.

LOOK AWAY FROM YOUR TV IF YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHEN TO TURN BACK. Return to index of stories...


TWINS WORKOUT-ON CAM


NO NEED TO WAIT FOR THE 18-WHEELERS TO ROLL IN AND UNLOAD.THE BIG LEAGUE BALL-PLAYERS HAVE ALREADY BEGUN THEIR EARLY MORNING WORKOUTS AT THE COMPLEXES. Return to index of stories...


TWINS WORKOUT-NATSVO


WE WERE OVER AT THE LEE COUNTY SPORTS COMPLEX THIS MORNING.SPRING HOME OF THE MINNESOTA TWINS.

WHERE AARON HICKS WAS HITTING IN THE CAGE.

FORMER FORT MYERS MIRACLE ALL-STAR MIGUEL SANO GOT AN INVITE TO THE BIG LEAGUE CLUB'S SPRING TRAINING.

WE SPOKE TO SEVERAL EARLY ARRIVALS WHO ARE GETTING THE WORK STARTED. Return to index of stories...


TWINS WORKOUT-SOTVO


THE TWINS PITCHERS AND CATCHERS REPORT ON SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


WORKOUTS BEGIN-CGTOPS


THE RAYS WILL BE THE FIRST TO START WORKING OUT OFFICIALLY.

THEIR PITCHERS AND CATCHERS GO FOR FIRST TIME ON SATURDAY MORNING AT THE SPORTS PARK.

THE TWINS AND RED SOX PITCHERS AND CATCHERS START MONDAY MORNING.

REMEMBER.ALL WORKOUTS ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC. Return to index of stories...


RYDER CUP RAY-ON CAM


TOM WATSON NAMED FELLOW GOLF HALL-OF-FAMER RAYMOND FLOYD AN ASSISTANT CAPTAIN FOR NEXT SEPTEMBER'S UNITED STATES RYDER CUP TEAM.

FLOYD.CAPTAIN THE TEAM IN 1989 WHEN THEY RETAINED THE CUP WITH A TIE.ON EUROPEAN SOIL.

NEXT FALL RYDER CUP.WHICH YOU'LL SEE HERE ON NBC 2.WILL BE PLAYED IN SCOTLAND. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC-VOTOPS


TOM WATSON WAS IN LOS ANGELES TO MAKE THAT ANNOUNCEMENT.

HE'LL BE IN NAPLES FOR THIS WEEK'S ACE GROUP CLASSIC.

AFTER SEVERAL YEARS OF MOVING AROUND.IT'S FOUND A HOME AT THE TWIN-EAGLES CLUB.

AND THIS EVENT IS ONE OF THE LONGEST RUNNING ON TOUR.27-TH YEAR.FOR A REASON. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC-SOTVO


THEY WILL PLAY PRACTICE PRO-AM ROUNDS ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

FIRST ROUND IS FRIDAY.

WE WILL HAVE COVERAGE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM


SECOND ROUND OF THE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT WILL BE PLAYED TONIGHT.

NINE S-W FLORIDA SCHOOLS STILL ALIVE GOING INTO TONIGHT'S GAMES.

HIGHLIGHTS AND SCORES AFTER THE OLYMPICS. Return to index of stories...


EDISON 167th BDAY-OC, SS, VO


TODAY IS AN IMPORTANT DATE FOR INNOVATION IN AMERICA. AND FORT MYERS HISTORY.

IT'S THOMAS EDISON'S BIRTHDAY.

THE INVENTOR WOULD HAVE BEEN 167 YEARS OLD.

EDISON WINTERED IN FORT MYERS, NEXT TO ANOTHER AMERICAN ICON, HENRY FORD.

THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHT HONORING EDISON WRAPS UP THIS WEEKEND.

THE ANNUAL DOWNTOWN PARADE IS SATURDAY.

IT STARTS AT 7 AT NIGHT. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-4SHOT


GOODBYE Return to index of stories...