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DIRECTOR PAGE LIGHTNING DETECTOR-ON CAM
SHOW OPEN-CLIP LIGHTNING DETECTOR-PKG
FIRST WEATHER-WX CNTR JOGGER ATTACKED-OC, SS, VO
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-SS-BOXES US 41 SHOOTING-OC,VO,SS,OC
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-CAM99-RTR1 LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-VOTOP
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-VO JAMES SIMS-OC, VO
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-SOT TENNESSEE BOMB CHARGES-VOTOPS
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-CAM99-RTR1 BODY OF TEXAS WOMAN FOUND-OC, VO
TAMMY HALL PRISON-SS-BOXES TX APT FIRE-VOTOPS
TAMMY HALL PRISON-LIVEU2-RTR2 KANSAS GAY SERVICES-OC, VO
TAMMY HALL PRISON-SS-VO RIGHT TO DIE-VOTOPS
TAMMY HALL PRISON-LIVEU2-RTR2 FACEBOOK GENDER-OC, VO
MORETZ TRIAL-TRX, OC VO BOWLING ALLEY RESCUE-VOTOPS
MORETZ TRIAL-SOTVO BOWLING ALLEY RESCUE-SOTVO
NAPLES EMBEZZLING-OTS ON CAM CORVETTE SINK HOLE-VOTOPS
CLEVA TRIAL-TRX-VOTOPS VALENTINE'S DAY CANCELED-OC, VO
WRONG WAY CRASH 911-SSVOWIPE SPORTS TEASE-3SH-VO
WRONG WAY CRASH 911-SOTVO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
USF MEMORIAL-VOTOP SPORTS
WINTER STORM DAMAGE-VOTOP FGCU IN SNOW-VO OFF TOP
PREGNANT WOMAN HIT BY PLOW-VOTOPS FGCU MEN ETSU-ON CAM
VIRGINIA SAME SEX MARRIAGE-ONCAM FGCU MEN ETSU-VOTOPS
BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES-VOWIPE FGCU WOMEN MERCER-ON CAM
BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES-SOTVO FGCU WOMEN MERCER-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE JOGGER ATTACKED-PLAZMA FGCU WOMEN MERCER-SOT
TZ1 A LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-OC, VOWIPE FGCU NEXT....-ON CAM
TZ1 B FACEBOOK GENDER-VOTOPS NEUMANN CANTERBURY-VOTOPS
FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-STC FHSAA BOYS HOOPS-CGTOPS
RED ALGE-OC, VO ACE GROUP CLASSIC-NATSVO
BIGGER BEER BILL-TRXVOTOPS ACE GROUP CLASSIC-SOT
LOVE AT LOVERS KEY-OC, VO ACE GROUP CLASSIC-ON CAM-BNR
ASSIGNMENT ORIENTATION-OC SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM
CELEBRATION OF READING-VOTOPS BREAK FOUR
TEASE TWO-ONCAM 1 SHOT FINAL FORECAST-WXGRX
FIRST ALERT OPEN-CLIP CLOSE SHOW-4SHOT
FORECAST-WXWALL  


DIRECTOR PAGE


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST WEATHER-WX CNTR


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T'STORM WATCH UNTIL 11 PM

A Severe T'Storm Watch continues for all of Southwest Florida until 11 pm. Showers and storms from the Gulf of Mexico will swing eastward through the area during the evening hours. The greatest threat with these storms will be damaging winds and lightning.

The storms will end across the area late evening into the overnight. As the cool front pushes through tonight, morning lows will fall into the mid 60s.

Cooler and quieter weather is in store for Thursday. Expect a heavy dose of clouds all day long, with breezy conditions and highs only in the upper 60s. Lows Thursday Night will be very cool, with temps in the mid 40s along the urban corridor, with low 40s possible inland.

Sunshine returns to the area Friday. This will also start a warming trend across the region, with highs in the low 70s.

Quiet and dry weather continues into the weekend. We'll see plenty of sunshine both Saturday & Sunday, with highs pushing into the upper 70s both days.

The warmup continues into next week, with sunshine both Monday & Tuesday, with highs back in the low 80s. Dry and warm weather marches on into midweek next week as well. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-SS-BOXES


NEW AT 11-

ONLY N-B-C TWO TALKED TO THE ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WHO GOT ROMANTICALLY INVOLVED WITH A TEACHER.

THAT NOW FORMER TEACHER LOST HIS JOB.

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IS INVESTIGATING DOMENIC FRANK-WHO WAS ALSO THE SOCCER COACH AT ESTERO.

ACCORDING TO REPORTS HE AND THE GIRL HAD SEXUAL RELATIONS WHEN SHE WAS JUST 16.

NBC2'S ALEX DE ARMAS TALKED WITH THE STUDENT FOR 45 MINUTES TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-CAM99-RTR1


ON CAM

DISTRESSED AND HEARTBROKEN --

THE SOPHOMORE CLAIMS SHE AND FRANK WERE IN LOVE.

SHE'S NOT COOPERATING IN THE INVESTIGATION-SHE'S BEEN PRETTY TIGHT LIPPED SINCE THIS ALL BEGAN FRIDAY.

I ASKED HER HOW LONG THE TWO HAD BEEN INVOLVED-SHE SAID "LONG ENOUGH."

SHE DIDN'T SPECIFY IF HE WAS EVER *HER TEACHER. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-VO


IN THE LAST 24 HOURS SHE POSTED THIS ON HER FACEBOOK PAGE --- SAYING QUOTE

"DON'T WORRY ABOUT ME OR WHAT I DO.

AND DON'T WORRY ABOUT HIM.

THAT'S NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS AND WHATEVER HAPPENED-IT HAPPENED FOR A REASON AND A VERY GOOD REASON."

PARENTS AT THE SCHOOL ARE SURPRISED BY THE NEWS. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-SOT


SOT

Jill Lopez, Parent of freshman girl

20:02:02 I was very surprised. I am not naive to think it doesn't

happen here, but I don't want it to happen at my daughter's school.

WE DO KNOW THIS ALL TOOK PLACE OFF SCHOOL GROUNDS.

DEPUTIES AND D-C-F ARE INVESTIGATING THE SITUATION.

FRANK HAD ONLY BEEN TEACHING FOR A YEAR-HE'S ALSO THE VARSITY BOYS SOCCER COACH.

HE WAS LET GO MONDAY.

THE DISTRICT CAN'T TELL US THE REASON-- BECAUSE HE WAS STILL IN HIS PROBATIONARY PERIOD. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-CAM99-RTR1


THE SCHOOL DISTRICT TELLS NBC 2 ALL TEACHERS GO THROUGH ETHICS TRAINING BEFORE THE JOB--- IT MAKES IT CLEAR TEACHERS CANNOT HAVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH STUDENTS.

THE GIRL'S PARENTS ARE STILL DECIDING WHETHER OR NOT THEY WANT FRANK ARRESTED.

HE IS 24 YEARS OLD.

AT THIS POINT, HE HAS NOT BE ARRESTED OR CHARGED.

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TAMMY HALL PRISON-SS-BOXES


AT THIS HOUR --

FORMER LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER TAMMY HALL STILL HASN'T REPORTED TO FEDERAL PRISON.

HALL MUST SURRENDER BY TOMORROW.

SHE WAS SENTENCED TO SIX MONTHS FOR STEALING CAMPAIGN FUNDS, AND USING THEM TO PAY FOR HIGH END SHOPPING SPREES.

N-B-C TWO DISCOVERED A FORMER LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER MAY BE REACHING OUT TO HELP HALL.

VICKI LOPEZ LUKIS POSTED THIS ON FACEBOOK:

TO ALL MY COLEMAN SISTERS DO YOU KNOW OF ANYONE STILL THERE? I HAVE A FRIEND GOING IN ON FEBRUARY FOURTEENTH AND WANTED ONE OF OUR OWN TO TAKE HER UNDER THEIR WING.

COLEMAN IS A FEDERAL PRISON WHERE LOPEZ LUKAIS SERVED TIME BACK IN THE 90'S.

NBC-2'S JOELLE PARKS IS LIVE OUTSIDE COLEMAN PRISON WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


TAMMY HALL PRISON-LIVEU2-RTR2


Take joelle

Lots of headlights have come at gone through these gates,

But none of the belong to Tammy hall.

Within the last 5 minutes, I checked in with federal bureau of prisons.

Im told she is not at any of their facilities yet. Return to index of stories...


TAMMY HALL PRISON-SS-VO


Coleman is just one of 4 federal prisons in the state of Florida that

houses women.

Hall has to turn herself by the end of the day Friday as part of her plea deal.

She'll spend 6 month in prison, followed by 3 years of probation.

All this- after admitting to stealing more than 33-thousand dollars

from her 2010 campaign fund to pay her mortgage and go shopping. Return to index of stories...


TAMMY HALL PRISON-LIVEU2-RTR2


Take live

As a convicted felon,

Hall can no longer vote or hold public office.

We reached out to hall and her attorney to talk to her before she

turns herself in,

But we haven't heard back.

we'll be out here with live reports beginning on n-b-c two news today at 430 and let you know once she surrenders. Return to index of stories...


MORETZ TRIAL-TRX, OC VO


IT SHOULD BE A DRAMATIC DAY IN COURT TOMORROW IN COLLIER COUNTY.

JEFFREY MORETZ IS EXPECTED TO TESTIFY IN HIS OWN MURDER TRIAL.

MORETZ IS ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AND KILLING HIS ESTRANGED WIFE, CHRISTINE MORETZ, IN A HOSPITAL ROOM AT PHYSICIANS REGIONAL IN NAPLES.

TODAY, A CO-WORKER OF CHRISTINE'S TESTIFIED ON THE STAND.

HE SAYS CHRISTINE WAS VISITING HIM AT THE HOSPITAL WHEN JEFFREY *CALMLY* WALKED INTO THE ROOM.

THE HUSBAND AND WIFE STARTED ARGUING.

THEN JEFFREY PULLED A PISTOL OUT OF HIS POCKET AND SHOT HIS WIFE TO DEATH. Return to index of stories...


MORETZ TRIAL-SOTVO


Michael Camuglia/State Witness/39:18 "Christine was trying to take the conversation outside and then he made a comment to the effect that it was going to end today.and that he was going to finish.finish it now."

MORETZ HOPES THAT AT WORST THE JURY CONVICTS HIM OF MANSLAUGHTER.

IF SO - HE'LL FACE A MAXIMUM OF THIRTY YEARS IN PRISON.

BUT IF HE'S CONVICTED OF SECOND-DEGREE MURDER - HE COULD FACE LIFE IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES EMBEZZLING-OTS ON CAM


A NAPLES DEVELOPER IS ACCUSED OF EMBEZZLING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

FEDERAL PROSECUTORS ARE CHARGING ALFRED LENZ.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE CONTROLLER FOR THE VINEYARDS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION EMBEZZLED MORE THAN TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN A WIRE FRAUD SCHEME.

IF CONVICTED HE FACES UP TO 60 YEARS IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


CLEVA TRIAL-TRX-VOTOPS


TOMORROW IS A BIG DAY FOR A NAPLES COUPLE.

THEY SAY THEY INVENTED A PIECE OF CLOTH TO COVER A WOMAN'S CLEAVAGE, BUT THAT THE COMPANY, ONTEL, STOLE THEIR IDEA AND MADE A FORTUNE.

J.D. AND MICHELEE DE SOUSA SUED AND ARGUMENTS IN THE TRIAL END TOMORROW.

COUNT ON NBC 2 TO LET YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS. Return to index of stories...


WRONG WAY CRASH 911-SSVOWIPE


NEW TONIGHT AT 11.

JUST RELEASED AUDIO FROM A 9-1-1 CALL IS GIVING MORE INSIGHT INTO THE MOMENTS LEADING TO THE FIERY ONE WAY CRASH IN TAMPA.

ONE OF THE FIVE PEOPLE WHO DIED IS CYPRESS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE JIM ILIAS.

IN THE 911 RECORDING, THE CALLER SAYS DANNY MORRIS WAS AT HER BIRTHDAY PARTY WHEN HE ABRUPTLY LEFT IN HER EXPEDITION. Return to index of stories...


WRONG WAY CRASH 911-SOTVO


"We've all had a few drinks and all of a sudden he took the keys and left out of nowhere,"

FAMILY MEMBERS BELIVE MORRIS MAY HAVE BEEN DRUGGED.

TOXICOLOGY RESULTS COULD TAKE UP TO TWO MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


USF MEMORIAL-VOTOP


TODAY THOUSANDS GATHERED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA TO REMEMBER THE 4 MEN WHO DIED IN THE OTHER VEHICLE.

ALL FOUR WERE PART OF THE SIGMA BETA RHO FRATERNITY AT U-S-F.

INCLUDING JIM ILIAS. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM DAMAGE-VOTOP


THE NATIONS CAPITOL IS SHUTDOWN TONIGHT.

THE BIGGEST SNOW STORM TO HIT THE MID-ATLANTIC IN 4-YEARS DROPPED UP TO A FOOT OF IN D-C.

TURNING IT INTO A VIRTUAL GHOST TOWN

BEFORE IT'S ALL SAID AND DONE, THIS MASSIVE STORM WILL HAVE DUMPED SNOW AND ICE ALONG A FIFTEEN-HUNDRED MILE STRETCH FROM MISSISSIPPI TO MAINE.

SO FAR, AT LEAST EIGHTEEN DEATHS BLAMED ON THE STORM. Return to index of stories...


PREGNANT WOMAN HIT BY PLOW-VOTOPS


TRAGICALLY, ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO DIED IS A PREGNANT WOMAN IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.

SHE AND HER HUSBAND WERE LOADING GROCERIES INTO THEIR CAR OUTSIDE A SUPERMARKET.

A BULLDOZER CLEARING SNOW DIDN'T SEE THE WOMAN AND BACKED OVER HER.

SHE WAS IN HER THIRD TRIMESTER.

DOCTORS PERFORMED AN EMERGENCY C-SECTION AND WERE ABLE TO DELIVER HER BABY BOY.BUT HE'S IN CRITICAL CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


VIRGINIA SAME SEX MARRIAGE-ONCAM


LATE TODAY, A FEDERAL JUDGE RULED THAT VIRGINIA'S BAN ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

THIS THE THIRD STATE IN THE PAST COUPLE MONTHS WHERE THIS HAS HAPPENED.

JUDGES ALSO SAID THAT UTAH AND OKLAHOMA COULD NOT PREVENT GAY AND LESBIAN COUPLES FROM GETTING MARRIED. Return to index of stories...


BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES-VOWIPE


TONIGHT - HUNDREDS LINED THE STREETS OF DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

AND ALL TO GET A GLIMPSE OF THESE GUYS.

THE ICONIC BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES AND ITS HITCH TEAM ARE MAKING MULTIPLE APPEARANCES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES-SOTVO


"what did we see z?? ***making face*** we saw.ohhh.big horses. Yeah."

YOU CAN CATCH THE CLYDESDALES TOMORROW AFTERNOON IN THE NORTH CAPE.

AND SATURDAY AT THE EDISON FESTIVAL OF LIGHT PARADE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE JOGGER ATTACKED-PLAZMA


SEE THIS BAD CUT.

A CHARLOTTE COUNTY MAN SAYS A TEENAGER TRIED TO KILL HIM WHILE JOGGING.

STILL TO COME TONIGHT, HE TALKED TO NBC 2 ABOUT THE MOMENTS BEFORE THE ATTACK.

PLUS, THE JURY IS SEQUESTERED TONIGHT IN THE LOUD MUSIC MURDER TRIAL IN JACKSONVILLE.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT THE JURORS ASKED FOR TODAY AS THEY DECIDE IF A MAN MURDERED A TEENAGER AFTER TELLING HIM TO TURN HIS STEREO DOWN.

AND HAVE YOU SEEN THE LATEST CHANGES TO FACEBOOK?

A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT THIS. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-OC, VOWIPE


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TZ1 B FACEBOOK GENDER-VOTOPS


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-STC


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RED ALGE-OC, VO


HAPPENING RIGHT NOW.

A NASTY NUISANCE IS WASHING ONTO THE SHORES OF FORT MYERS BEACH.

THE COMBINATION OF COLD WEATHER AND WIND IS DRIVING RED DRIFT ALGAE ONTO THE SAND.

FORTUNATELY IT'S NOT AS BAD AS IT WAS A MONTH AGO.

BUT IT'S EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

EXPERTS BELIEVE THE ALGAE IS TIED TO THE LAKE O FRESH WATER RELEASES FROM LAST SUMMER.

OTHER THAN THE SMELL, THE ALGAE WON'T HURT YOU. Return to index of stories...


BIGGER BEER BILL-TRXVOTOPS


GROWLER COULD BE COMING TO FLORIDA.

YOU KNOW - THOSE 64 OUNCE BEER BOTTLES

THEY'RE CURRENTLY ILLEGAL IN THE STATE.

BUT THAT COULD CHANGE.

A BILL TO LEGALIZE THEM IS MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH COMMITTEES IN TALLAHASSEE.

FLORIDA IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR STATES THAT STILL BANS GROWLERS. Return to index of stories...


LOVE AT LOVERS KEY-OC, VO


LOVE WILL DEFINITELY BE IN THE AIR TOMORROW AT LOVERS KEY.

FOR THE FIFTH YEAR COUPLES WILL BE RENEWING THEIR VOWS.

THIS IS VIDEO FROM LAST YEARS EVENT WHICH WAS NEARLY RAINED OUT.

THE VOWS CEREMONY IS HAPPENING AT THE GAZEBO ON THE BEACH.

FOR THE FIRST TIME.

THERE WILL BE TWO CEREMONIES.

ONE AT TEN A-M AND THE OTHER AT THREE.

THE EVENT IS TOTALLY SOLD OUT. Return to index of stories...


ASSIGNMENT ORIENTATION-OC


LEE COUNTY PARENTS, TOMORROW IS THE LAST DAY FOR THE *WEST ZONE - STUDENT ASSIGNMENT ORIENTATION.

PARENTS WILL HEAR ABOUT COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS SURROUNDING ATTENDANCE ZONES AND THE LOTTERY PROCESS.

IT'S GOING TO BE HELD AT SEVEN 30 A-M.

AT THE IDA S BAKER HIGH SCHOOL - AUDITORIUM IN CAPE CORAL. Return to index of stories...


CELEBRATION OF READING-VOTOPS


TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT FOR A BIG EVENT TO CELEBRATE READING.

TOMORROW, FORMER FLORIDA GOVERNOR JEB BUSH AND COLUMBA BUSH WILL ATTEND THE EVENT TO BENEFIT THE BARBARA BUSH FOUNDATION FOR FAMILY LITERACY.

THE ANNUAL EVENT IS AT THE HYATT REGENCY IN COCONUT POINT.

SEVERAL BEST SELLING AUTHORS WILL ALSO BE THERE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ONCAM 1 SHOT


STILL TO COME, WHY A SHERIFF JUST CANCELLED VALENTINE'S DAY. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT OPEN-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.

COOL END TO THE WORK WEEK

After a stormy Wednesday, cooler air rushed in across Southwest Florida Friday, with highs only in the upper 60s. Skies will clear this evening and temps fall quickly into the 50s. Expect a very chilly overnight, with lows in the mid 40s in urban corridor and low 40s inland.

More cool air is expected Friday. We'll see a heavy dose of sun, but a sea breeze will develop that will hold temps in the upper 60s and low 70s. Most beach locations will only climb into the mid and upper 60s. Another cool overnight is expected, with lows in the mid 50s.

We start the weekend on a sun-filled and pleasant note, with high back in the mid 70s. A reinforcing cool front will work through the area, but it will only create a few clouds across the area. It will cold Saturday Night, with lows falling into the upper 40s.

Despite the cool front Saturday, the warmup continues into Sunday. We'll see clear skies all day, with highs in the upper 70s.

More warmth arrives to start next week, with highs back in the low 80s Monday. Temps on Tuesday will also climb into the low 80s.

A few more clouds will be possible midweek next week, with highs in the mid 80s. No major weather system is expected to impact the area over the next 7 days. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING DETECTOR-ON CAM


PEOPLE AT THREE FORT MYERS PARKS ARE NOW SAFER WHEN SEVERE WEATHER STRIKES.

TODAY THE CITY FINISHED INSTALLING NEW LIGHTNING DETECTION SYSTEMS.

N-B-C2'S LAURA ROBERTS WAS THE ONLY REPORTER THERE WHEN CREWS

TESTED THE LAST DEVICE. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING DETECTOR-PKG


A PLACE TO SWING -

**NAT SOUND - BATTER HITTING**

AND SWIM - SAFELY.

A NEW LIGHTNING DETECTION SYSTEM AT THE SAM FLEISHMAN SPORTS

COMPLEX IN FORT MYERS IS MAKING THE PARK SAFER THAN EVER BEFORE.

Sandie dellacroce

Son plays at field

8:45 8:51

Fantastic, certainly one of our biggest concerns for the kids out here

especially when it is lightning is safety

JUST ONE HOUR BEFORE THE PARK FILLED WITH LITTLE LEAGUERS AND

THEIR PARENTS TODAY -

THE CITY INSTALLED THE LAST OF THREE *WEATHER BUG* DEVICES.

**NAT SOUND - INSTALLATION**

THE OTHERS - ALREADY DOING THEIR JOB AT THE GOLFVIEW POOL AND THE

STARS COMPLEX.

Saeed Kazimi

Fort Myers Public Works Director

49:25 49:27

This is it. After that we are Done

ALL OF THEM DESIGNED TO MAKE THIS NOISE.

**NAT SOUND - ALERT**

WHENEVER LIGHTNING IS ANYWHERE WITHIN A 10-MILE RADIUS.

THAT NOISE MEANS CLEAR THE FIELDS.

Sandie dellacroce

Son plays at field

9:04 9:11

The league does a really good job Of watching the weather but

certainty lightning can strike at any time And we just have to take

all precautions necessary

PARENTS ARE RELIEVED TO HEAR IT'S NOW UP AND RUNNING -

BUT PERHAPS NO ONE IS MORE EXCITED THAN FORT MYERS GRANDMOTHER

ERLEENE SANDERS.

Erleene sanders

45:56 45:58

Today is the day I'm so excited

SHE PUSHED FORT MYERS TO PURCHASE THE SYSTEM.

THE CITY COUNCIL FINALLY DID THAT IN DECEMBER -

APPROVING THE 21-THOUSAND DOLLAR PROJECT.

Erleene Sanders

46:45 46:51

what a blessing that we've been able to do just little bit to make

sure they stay safe. I'm thrilled.

MONEY SHE SAYS WAS WELL SPENT FOR A POWERFUL DEVICE.

DESIGNED TO SAVE LIVES.

IN FORT MYERS, LAURA ROBERTS, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


JOGGER ATTACKED-OC, SS, VO


A CHARLOTTE COUNTY TEEN ACCUSED OF SLASHING A MAN'S NECK WITH A BREAD KNIFE MADE HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE TODAY.

DAMIEN REEL IS FACING ONE COUNT OF ATTEMPTED FIRST-DEGREE MURDER.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE VICTIM'S NECK.

MICHAEL BASKIND TELLS N-B-C 2 HE WAS ON A RUN WHEN HE SAW REEL STANDING ON THE CORNER OF THE STREET.

HE SAYS THE BOY RAN UP BEHIND HIM AND SLASHED HIS NECK.

HE SAYS DOCTORS TOLD HIM THE KNIFE ALMOST HIT A MAJOR ARTERY. Return to index of stories...


US 41 SHOOTING-OC,VO,SS,OC


NEW DETAILS TONIGHT SURROUNDING A SHOOTING ON ONE OF FORT MYERS BUSIEST STREETS.

U-S 41.

INVESTIGATORS SAY CRAIG SPURLOCK WAS CHASING DOWN HIS WIFE, JENNY CARTER YESTERDAY.

SHE TOLD POLICE SHE WAS WORRIED ABOUT HER HUSBAND ABUSING HER.

SHE CALLED TWO FRIENDS TO HELP HER GET AWAY FROM SPURLOCK.

HE CRASHED INTO THEIR CAR NEAR GRACE AVENUE. A FEW BLOCKS SOUTH OF LEE MEMORIAL.

THEY PULLED OUT A HANDGUN AND SHOT AT HIS TRUCK.

ALL THREE WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED ASSAULT. Return to index of stories...


LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-VOTOP


JURY DELIBERATIONS CONTINUE TOMORROW MORNING IN THE SO CALLED LOUD MUSIC TRIAL.

MICHAEL DUNN GOT IN AN ARGUMENT WITH JORDAN DAVIS OVER LOUD MUSIC.

DUNN THEN FIRED UPON A VEHICLE DAVIS WAS IN.

CALLING IT SELF DEFENSE.

SAYING HE THOUGHT HE SAW A SHOTGUN.

NO WEAPON WAS EVER FOUND

BEFORE RESTING FOR THE NIGHT -

THE JURY ASKED THE JUDGE FOR DETAILS ABOUT A LETTER WRITTEN IN THE MONTHS AFTER THE SHOOTING. Return to index of stories...


JAMES SIMS-OC, VO


AN UNEXPECTED TWIST HAS CLOSED A MORE THAN 30 YEAR OLD COLD CASE. AGAIN.

TODAY, JAMES SIMS CONFESSED TO GUNNING DOWN ROY RADABAUGH IN 1981.

THE KILLING HAPPENED OUTSIDE THE FORT MYERS STRIP CLUB THAT NOW GOES BY SCARLETT'S.

SIMS TOOK AN OFFER TO PLEAD GUILTY.

A JURY CONVICTED HIM IN 20-11.

BUT THAT WAS THROWN OUT AFTER SIMS WAS EXCLUDED FROM A DISCUSSION ABOUT HIS ATTORNEY'S BEHAVIOR.

HE WAS SENTENCED TO 11 YEARS IN PRISON -- WITH CREDIT FOR NEARLY FOUR YEARS SERVED. Return to index of stories...


TENNESSEE BOMB CHARGES-VOTOPS


A TENNESSEE MAN IS BEHIND BARS TONIGHT.

ACCUSED OF SETTING OFF A BOMB - KILLING HIS FATHER-IN-LAW AND HIS WIFE.

THE EXPLOSION HAPPENED ON MONDAY AT THE COUPLES HOME.

RICHARD PARKER IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER.

INVESTIGATORS ARE NOT PROVIDING A MOTIVE. Return to index of stories...


BODY OF TEXAS WOMAN FOUND-OC, VO


WE MAY FINALLY KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO THE WOMAN WHO TRAVELED THE WORLD FOR TWO YEARS WITH HER HUSBAND.

THEN MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEARED WHEN SHE RETURNED BACK TO THE U-S.

AUTHORITIES IN TEXAS SAY THEY'VE FOUND WHAT THEY BELIEVE IS LEANNE BEARDEN'S BODY.

SHE WAS LAST SEEN IN JANUARY HEADING OUT ON A WALK.

HER FAMILY SAYS SHE WAS HAVING A HARD TIME ADJUSTING BACK TO NORMAL LIFE.

AN AUTOPSY IS PLANNED TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF DEATH. Return to index of stories...


TX APT FIRE-VOTOPS


90 PEOPLE IN DALLAS ARE WITHOUT A HOME TONIGHT AFTER A MASSIVE APARTMENT FIRE.

WHEN FIREFIGHTERS ARRIVED FLAMES WERE ALREADY SHOOTING THROUGH THE ROOF.

AMAZINGLY THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF INJURIES.

THE RED CROSS IS HELPING THOSE AFFECTED. Return to index of stories...


KANSAS GAY SERVICES-OC, VO


THE STATE OF KANSAS IS STIRRING UP A TON OF CONTROVERSY.

RIGHT NOW - A SENATE COMMITTEE IS CONSIDERING A BILL -

MAKING IT *LEGAL FOR PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES TO DENY SERVICES FOR SAME SEX WEDDINGS.

AS LONG AS THEY CITE RELIGIOUS REASONS.

SPONSORS SAY THIS IS BEING DONE IN A JUDGES RULES THE STATE'S BAN ON SAME SEX MARRIAGES UNCONSTITUTIONAL.AS WAS THE CASE TODAY IN VIRGINIA. Return to index of stories...


RIGHT TO DIE-VOTOPS


LANDMARK LEGISLATION TODAY IN BELGIUM.

A BILL APPROVED BY PARLIAMENT MAKES IT THE FIRST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD TO EXTEND THE "RIGHT TO DIE" TO CHILDREN UNDER AGE 12.

A 2002 LAW ALREADY ALLOWED EUTHANASIA FOR ADULTS. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK GENDER-OC, VO


FOR THE FIRST TIME.

YOU CAN BE MORE THAN JUST A MALE OR FEMALE ON FACEBOOK.

USERS CAN NOW CHOOSE "CUSTOM".

IF YOU DO THAT.

YOU CAN CHOOSE FROM A VARIETY OF GENDER IDENTIFICATIONS, INCLUDING "NEITHER" AND "TRANSGENDER".

PEOPLE CAN ALSO USE ADDITIONAL PRIVACY SETTINGS TO CHOOSE WHO CAN SEE THEIR CUSTOM GENDER SELECTION. Return to index of stories...


BOWLING ALLEY RESCUE-VOTOPS


A BOWLING ALLEY EMPLOYEE IN WISCONSIN COMES TO THE RESCUE OF A TODDLER.

ANDY GARDNER SAW A CHILD WANDERING DOWN A LANE.

HE TOOK OFF AFTER HIM BUT IT WAS TOO LATE.

THE LANE'S MECHANIZED BAR HAD ALREADY PULLED THE YOUNGSTER INTO THE BOWLING PINS PIT

WHERE A CONVEYOR BELT WAS RUNNING.

GARDNER QUICKLY TURNED THE MACHINE OFF. Return to index of stories...


BOWLING ALLEY RESCUE-SOTVO


"He was laying under there so I kinda slid him towards me on his belly --- he was already laying down --- and I just lifted him over the sweep. and I believe his sister was the one that grabbed him from there and brought him back to the family."

THE BOY ONLY ENDED UP WITH A FEW SCRAPES. Return to index of stories...


CORVETTE SINK HOLE-VOTOPS


LAST NIGHT AT 11 WE SHOWED YOU THIS VIDEO OF A SINKHOLE SWALLOWING PRICELESS CORVETTES AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM IN KENTUCKY.

WELL TONIGHT WE HAVE AN UPDATE.

CHEVROLET SAYS IT WILL OVERSEE THE RESTORATION OF THE DAMAGED CORVETTES.

THERE ARE EIGHT OF THEM.

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VALENTINE'S DAY CANCELED-OC, VO


SORRY LADIES, VALENTINE'S DAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

AT LEAST, IN ONE GEORGIA COUNTY.

THE DRIVING CONDITIONS HAVE BEEN SO DANGEROUS IN OCONEE COUNTY NEAR THE TENNESSEE BORDER, THAT THE SHERIFF DESIGNATED THE AREA A NO VALENTINES DAY ZONE.

HE SAID MEN ARE EXEMPT FROM HAVING TO GO OUT AND GET PRESENTS UNTIL NEXT WEEK.GIVING THEM A FEW EXTRA DAYS TO FIGURE SOMETHING OUT.

HE WAS JOKING.BUT I'M SURE SOME GUYS WILL TRY AND USE THE EXCUSE ANYWAY. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TEASE-3SH-VO


FANS AT ALICO ARENA BOOING AT THE END OF TONIGHT'S FGCU-MERCER GAME. KINDA OF SHAMEFUL!!!!

ESPECIALLY WHEN THE EAGLES WERE UP 42 POINTS!!!! THE REASON THOSE FANS BOOED NEXT. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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SPORTS


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FGCU IN SNOW-VO OFF TOP


???HOW LOOSE WERE THE EAGLES THIS MORNING???

FRESHMAN GUARD TEE-JAY ALLEN MISSED A SHOT DURING THIS MORNING SHOOT-AROUND.AND WAS FORCED TO DO SNOW ANGELS FACE DOWN IN THE SNOW.

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FGCU MEN ETSU-ON CAM


THE DAY STARTED.BETTER THAN IT ENDED.

THE EAGLES FOUR GAME WINNING STREAK WAS SNAPPED TONIGHT IN A SNOWY JOHNSON CITY TENNESSEE. Return to index of stories...


FGCU MEN ETSU-VOTOPS


E-T-S-U WERE ON FIRE TO START THE GAME. RASHAWN REMBERT HITS THE 3.

THEN REMBERT KNOCKS DOWN ANOTHER 3. BUCS SCORED THE FIRST 12 POINTS OF THE GAME. REMBERT HAD 31 TONIGHT.

F-G-C-U MADE A SECOND HALF RUN. BERNARD THOMPSON LED THE EAGLES WITH 23 POINTS. LEAD WAS CUT TO 4.

ETSU NEVER TRAILED IN THIS GAME. 89-81 THE FINAL. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WOMEN MERCER-ON CAM


THE MEN NOW ONE LOSS BEHIND MERCER IN THE A-SUN STANDINGS.

TONIGHT.THE FGCU WOMEN WON BY THEIR BIGGEST MARGIN OF THE SEASON.WITH THEIR HIGHEST POINT TOTAL OF THE SEASON.

APPARENTLY.IT STILL WASN''T ENOUGH FOR SOME IN ATTENDANCE. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WOMEN MERCER-VOTOPS


IT WAS "PLAY FOR KAY" NIGHT AT ALICO ARENA.AS BOTH TEAMS.THE FANS AND OFFICALS HONORED BASKETBALL HALL-OF-FAME COACH,.THE LATE KAY YOW BY WEARING PINK.

THE EAGLES JUMPED OUT EARLY ON MERCER.DYE-TEE-SHA DUNSON WAS FREE TO SHOOT THE THREE. SHE HIT 2-IN-A-ROW. SCORED 23 POINTS TONIGHT.

AFTER 45 POINTS IN THE FIRST HALF.THE EAGLES SCORED 54 IN THE SECOND.

AND IN THE FINAL MINUTE HAD A CHANCE TO HIT THE CENTURY MARK. BUT THEY LOST THE BALL.

MERCER HELD THE BALL AT THE END.AND FANS BOOED.

99-57 THE FINAL.

.AND FGCU KARL SMESKO DID NOT THINK HITTING 100 WAS IMPORTANT. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WOMEN MERCER-SOT


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FGCU NEXT....-ON CAM


ON SATURDAY.THE WOMEN HOST KENNESAW STATE.

THE GUYS ARE AT SOUTH CAROLINA-UPSTATE. Return to index of stories...


NEUMANN CANTERBURY-VOTOPS


FIRST ROUND OF THE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL STATE TOURNAMENT.

. ST. JOHN NEUMANN AND CANTERBURY.

PAUL COSTAIN GETS THE BUCKET AND ONE FOR THE CELTICS. NEUMANN DOWN 8.

NEXT TRIP DOWN. COSTAIN AGAIN. THIS TIME FROM DISTANCE. NEUMANN DOWN 7

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FHSAA BOYS HOOPS-CGTOPS


CANTERBURY WILL PLAY FIRST BAPTIST ACADEMY IN THE NEXT ROUND.

IN 2-A.SEACREST COUNTRY DAY LOST.

NEXT TUESDAY.COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF NAPLES WILL PLAY DUNBAR IN THE SECOND ROUND AFTER BOTH WON BY A DOZEN TONIGHT.

MARINER MOVES ON IN THE 5-A TOURNAMENT.

THEY WILL PLAY SEBRING IN THE NEXT ROUND.

LEHIGH SENIOR WON AT PORT CHARLOTTE. THEY GET VENICE.AFTER THEY WON ON THE ROAD AT NAPLES BY 7.

AND IN CLASS 7-A.ALL THE S-W FLORIDA SCHOOLS LOST.

FORT MYERS BY 13 ON THE ROAD. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC-NATSVO


THE 27-TH ANNUAL ACE GROUP CLASSIC TEES IT UP ON FRIDAY AT THE TWIN-EAGLES CLUB.

SOME GREAT GROUP PAIRINGS.

HALE IRWIN WILL PLAY FRIDAY WITH UPCOMING UNITED STATES RYDER CUP CAPTAIN TOM WATSON AND FORMER EUROPEAN RYDER CUP WINNING CAPTAIN COLIN MONTGOMERIE.

BECAUSE THE RYDER CUP IS BOUND TO COME UP IN CONVERSATION. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC-SOT


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ACE GROUP CLASSIC-ON CAM-BNR


ALL THE PAIRINGS AND TEE TIMES FROM FRIDAY'S FIRST ROUND.CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE.

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

CLICK ON THE SPORTS SECTION HEADLINES. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM


IT'S WHERE YOU CAN ALSO SEE THE LATEST MEDAL COUNT FROM SOCHI.

NORWAY LEADING THE WAY WITH 13 TOTAL MEDALS. RIGHT AHEAD OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE NETHERLANDS WITH 12 A-PIECE. Return to index of stories...


BREAK FOUR


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FINAL FORECAST-WXGRX


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...


CLOSE SHOW-4SHOT


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