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DIRECTORS PAGE TEASE ONE-CLIP 2SH
NEWS AT 6PM HEADLINES-SOTTOPS TZ1 A) credit card security-SOTVO
NEWS AT 6PM OPEN-CLIP TZ1 C) FORECAST TEASE-STC
TOSS TO JOE-VO IN PLASMA, MON 6PM PROMO-SOT-DISSOLVE
ALGENOL OPEN HOUSE-trxTC MON STOCKS BUMP-CGTOPS
ALGENOL OPEN HOUSE-BNR-PKG ROBERT VAN WINKLE FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
ALGENOL OPEN HOUSE-TC MON FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
VR LABS UPDATE-OC TOSS TO JIM-1-SHOT, E - ANIBOX
TOSS TO MATT-trxOC, SS, EANIBX CREDIT CARD SECURITY BREACH-CAM99-RTR1
HIT AND RUN LEE COUNTY DEPUTY DRAGGED-REM-2 CREDIT CARD SECURITY BREACH-CLIP-PKG
HIT AND RUN LEE COUNTY DEPUTY DRAGGED-BNR-PKG CREDIT CARD SECURITY BREACH-CAM99-RTR1
HIT AND RUN LEE COUNTY DEPUTY DRAGGED-REM-2 DISNEY PRICES RAISED-OC, VO
MISUSE OF 911 ARREST-SSWIPE SPORTS-PLASMA
MISUSE OF 911 ARREST-SOT, OC GATORS RANKED #1-ON CAM
TOSS TO CHRISTINA-OC, EANIBOX GATORS RANKED #1-CG-VOBOX
WEAPON AT EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH-REM-7 GATORS RANKED #1-SOT
WEAPON AT EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH-BNR-PKG JAMAIL JONES-VOTOPS
WEAPON AT EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH-REM-7 SARAH HANSEN-VOTOPS
ATV CRASH UPDATE-trxOC, SS, VO, OC SPRING TRAINING-ON CAM
MASONIC LODGE THEFT SENTENCED-OC, SS, OC FARRELL REAX-SOTTOPS
GOVERNOR SCOTT IN DC-trxOC, VO GRADY SIZEMORE-VOTOPS
GOVERNOR SCOTT IN DC-SOTVO EARNHARDT TWEET-ON CAM VO
SPECIAL ELECTION QUALIFYING DATES-OC, (2) SS EARNHARDT TWEET-VOTOPS
FCAT WRITING TMRW-trxOC SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM
COLLIER PENNY SALES TAX PROPOSAL-VO S CAR GO ON CAPTIVA-OC, SS
COLLIER PENNY SALES TAX PROPOSAL-SOTVO LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS-SSTOPS
LEE CO SCHOOL FUNDING-OC CLOSE-4SHOT
FGCU DORM EVACUATED-OC, VO  


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NEWS AT 6PM HEADLINES-SOTTOPS


All New

By The Numbers

TONIGHT AT SIX - A LEE COUNTY COMPANY OPENS ITS DOORS TO SHUT DOWN SUSPICION.

A COMMISSIONER QUESTIONED IF ALGENOL HAS CREATED THE JOBS THEY PROMISED IN EXCHANGE FOR 10 MILLION DOLLARS FROM TAXPAYERS.

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Am I defensive? Yea I feel like we are doing great things here, why

would you attack us?

BUT THE COMMISSIONER SUGGESTED TODAY'S OPEN HOUSE WAS ALL A SHOW.

the most important part is how many employees are here in Lee County?

Exclusive

Deputy Roughed-Up

PLUS, A DEPUTY IS ROUGHED UP. AFTER A HIT AND RUN DRIVER DRAGGED HIM WITH HER CAR.

12:05 he had scratches going all the way up and down his arm and i think he was in shock 09

DEPUTIES SAY SHE TRIED TO BARRICADE HERSELF IN A MCDONALDS BATHROOM.

The Investigators

Cyber Crime Crackdown

AND LESS THAN 24 HOURS AFTER THE NBC2 INVESTIGATORS REVEALED THOUSANDS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS' CREDIT CARDS FOR SALE ONLINE. NATIONAL LEADERS CALL ON CONGRESS TO CRACK DOWN ON CYBER CRIME. Return to index of stories...


NEWS AT 6PM OPEN-CLIP


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TOSS TO JOE-VO IN PLASMA, MON


EMPLOYEES AT A LEE COUNTY COMPANY ALL WORE NUMBERS ON THEIR CHESTS TODAY.

PART OF AN EFFORT TO COUNT OFF. AND PROVE THEY HAVE ENOUGH WORKERS TO FULFILL ITS PROMISE TO LEE COUNTY TAX PAYERS.

ALGENOL GOT 10 MILLION DOLLARS TO CREATE NEW JOBS.

BUT COMMISSIONER CECIL PENDERGRASS QUESTIONS IF THERE ARE REALLY THAT MANY WORKERS AT THE FACILITY IN SOUTH LEE COUNTY.

NBC-2'S JOE ROETZ FIRST EXPOSED THE CONTROVERSY. JOE, PENDERGRASS IS STILL NOT SOLD. Return to index of stories...


ALGENOL OPEN HOUSE-trxTC MON


NO HE'S NOT -

TODAY HE ACCUSED ALGENOL OF BUSSING IN EMPLOYEES FROM OUTSIDE THE AREA,

AND USING COLLEGE INTERNS TO INFLATE STAFF NUMBERS.

ALGENOL'S C-E-O SAYS PENDERGRASS IS WRONG AND HIS ACCUSATIONS WILL LAND HIM IN COURT. Return to index of stories...


ALGENOL OPEN HOUSE-BNR-PKG


NUMBER 124.

THAT'S HOW ALGENOL C-E-O PAUL WOODS LABELS HIMSELF TODAY.

AND HE COMES ASKING QUESTIONS.

why does someone attack a company that is clearly and easily able to verify we are above the target. We are a year ahead.

WOODS IS RESPONDING TO LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER CECIL PENDERGRASS -

AFTER HE PUBLICLY STATED ALGENOL MAY NOT BE LIVING UP TO IT'S END OF A CONTRACT.

AN AGREEMENT THAT GAVE THE BIOFUEL COMPANY 10 MILLION DOLLARS IN TAXPAYER MONEY TO CREATE 108 JOBS BY THIS FRIDAY.

WOODS SAYS HE HIT THAT NUMBER LAST YEAR- AND AT A STAFF MEETING TODAY, HAD HIS EMPLOYEES EACH WEAR A NUMBER AND NAMETAG TO PROVE IT.

BUT PENDERGRASS ISN'T BUYING IT.

the most important part is how many employees are here in Lee County? Not out of town. Not in for a day or staged, interns from FGCU's engineering dept.

ridiculous. Algenol I mean Cecil's going to have to defend himself in court because I am taking legal action. It's ridiculous.

THIS PUBLIC BITTER BACK AND FORTH COMES ON THE VERGE OF ALGENOL ANNOUNCING A MAJOR EXPANSION.

ONE THE C-E-O SAYS WILL CREATE AT LEAST 100 MANUFACTURING JOBS AT HIS BIOFUEL COMPANY-

AS HE HONES IN ON A PLACE TO BUILD, WOODS SAYS IT WON'T BE HERE IN LEE.

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ALGENOL OPEN HOUSE-TC MON


WE SPOKE WITH LEE COUNTY'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR TODAY.

HIS OFFICE IS *STILL WORKING TO CONFIRM ALGENOL HAS THE NUMBERS OF EMPLOYEES WORKING ON SITE.

PENDERGRASS SAYS HE'S LOOKING OUT FOR THE BEST INTEREST OF THE TAXPAYER -

AFTER PUBLICLY FUNDED V-R LABS ENDED UP IN A MESS OF LAWSUITS, WITH FEW TO NO CREATED JOBS. Return to index of stories...


VR LABS UPDATE-OC


ANOTHER LEE COUNTY COMPANY. V-R LABS RECEIVED MORE THAN 4 AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS TO HIRE 40 PEOPLE. THE COMPANY HAD ONLY BEEN FORMED A WEEK BEFORE THEY GOT THE GRANT. AND NEVER FULFILLED ITS AGREEMENT. THE COUNTY HAS ORDERED V-R LABS TO PAY THE MONEY OR THEY WILL SUE. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO MATT-trxOC, SS, EANIBX


A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY IS ON THE MEND AFTER TRYING TO STOP A HIT AND RUN DRIVER.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE DRIVER TOOK OFF ON PONDELLA ROAD. WITH THE DEPUTY STUCK IN THE DOOR.

HE FREED HIMSELF. AND INVESTIGATORS TRACKED HER DOWN IN A BATHROOM STALL AT A NEARBY MCDONALD'S.

NBC-2'S MATT WRIGHT WAS THE ONLY ONE TO TALK WITH WITNESSES WHO SAW IT ALL HAPPEN.

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HIT AND RUN LEE COUNTY DEPUTY DRAGGED-REM-2


THOSE EYEWITNESSES SAY A HIT AND RUN DRIVER TRIED TO MAKE A QUICK GETAWAY INSIDE THIS FAST FOOD JOINT.

AND AS PEOPLE DRANK THEIR MORNING COFFEE -- DEPUTIES HAD TO BREAK INTO THE BATHROOM STALL WHERE SHE WAS HIDING. Return to index of stories...


HIT AND RUN LEE COUNTY DEPUTY DRAGGED-BNR-PKG


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KAYSHA

14:53 from a car accident to a crime scene 55

THIS CAR CRASH SET OFF A BIZARRE SERIES OF EVENTS.

NATS OF FENDER BEING DROPPED

WITNESSES SAY A WOMAN TRIED TO MAKE A U-TURN ALONG PONDELLA ROAD -- HITTING AN ONCOMING CAR DRIVEN BY PAUL HAMILL.

PAUL HAMILL

18:54 it was kind of nerve wracking, not the normal day

THINGS TURNED MORE UNUSUAL -- WHEN A LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY SHOWED UP.

WITNESSES SAY THE DRIVER HOPPED IN HER CAR. TRYING TO GET AWAY -- AND DRAGGED THE DEPUTY A FEW FEET DOWN THE ROAD.

THE DEPUTY ESCAPED WITH MINOR INJURIES.

KAYSHA

12:05 he had scratches going all the way up and down his arm and i think he was in shock 09

WITNESS KAYSHA TORRES NEVER EXPECTED THE INTERRUPTION TO HER MORNING ERRAND AT A NEARBY TIRE SHOP.

KAYSHA

12:52 i came in to get my tires changed and it turned into a little CSI episode 56

15:38 i got to see some crazy stuff

THE "CRAZY" SCENE CONTINUED INSIDE A NEARBY MCDONALD'S.

HER DAMAGED CAR SITTING IN THE PARKING LOT -- WITNESSES SAY THE HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER HID IN A BATHROOM STALL.

IT DIDN'T TAKE LONG FOR AUTHORITIES TO TRACK HER DOWN.

SOT - POLO

23:41 there was a lot running around a lot of ppl 46

POLO CEDENO WAS IN THE RESTAURANT -- AS DEPUTIES BROKE DOWN A STALL DOOR TO REACH THE WOMAN.

THEN HAULED AWAY HER DAMAGED CAR.

SOT - POLO

24:13 i dont know what was in her mind

SHAKEN UP -- AND HIS CAR DAMAGED -- PAUL ALSO WONDERS WHAT LED THE WOMAN TO RUN.

SOT - PAUL

19:23 i hope for whatever reason they did this they have their problems straightened out in life 30

BUTT TO

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HIT AND RUN LEE COUNTY DEPUTY DRAGGED-REM-2


WITHIN THE LAST HOUR -- WE'VE RECEIVED WORD THAT CHARGES ARE PENDING AGAINST THE DRIVER.

BUT INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL NOT NAMING HER.

WE ARE WORKING TO GET AN INCIDENT REPORT.

LIVE IN NORTH FORT MYERS MATT WRIGHT NBC2. Return to index of stories...


MISUSE OF 911 ARREST-SSWIPE


PUNTA GORDA POLICE SAY ARRESTED A WOMAN FOR MISUING THE 911 SYSTEAM.

MARIA MONTENEZ-COLON CALLED 911 AFTER A DISPUTE WITH HER STEP SON OVER A CAR. Return to index of stories...


MISUSE OF 911 ARREST-SOT, OC


911 Operator: 911 what's your emergency.

Maria Colon: Not an emergency. Just a question. My husband was NYPD retired, died 2 to three years ago. My stepson has his Corvette and I want it back.

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AS SOON AS AN OFFICER ARRIVED, POLICE SAY SHE MADE VULGAR SEXUAL COMMENTS TO TEHM.

EVEN RUBBING HER HANDS ON THE OFFICER'S CHEST.

HE LEFT AFTER WARNING HER THAT SHE WAS ABUSING THE 911 SYSTEM.

BUT SHE CALLED AGAIN TO COMPLAIN BECAUSE SHE WANTED THE OFFICER TO HAVE SEX WITH HER AND HE WOULDN'T. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO CHRISTINA-OC, EANIBOX


ANOTHER EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR BRINGING A WEAPON ON CAMPUS.

THIS HAS HAPPENED TWO DAYS IN A ROW LAST WEEK.

NBC2'S CHRISTINA LUSBY IS LIVE WITH DETAILS OF THE LATEST ARREST AND WHAT PARENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE SCHOOL.

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WEAPON AT EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH-REM-7


TODAY IT WAS A BOX CUTTER AND TWO CHINESE THROWING KNIVES.

FRIDAY IT WAS A GUN.

PARENTS WANT TO KNOW WHEN IS IT GOING TO STOP. Return to index of stories...


WEAPON AT EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH-BNR-PKG


DEPUTIES ARRESTED MUHAMMED ABDUL-GHAFFER TODAY.

DEPUTIES SAY THE BOX CUTTER WAS ATTACHED TO HIS FRONT PANTS POCKET--

AND THE CHINESE THROWING KNIVES WERE FOUND INSIDE HIS BACKPACK.

THE PRINCIPAL AND ASST. PRINCIPAL SAW THE WEAPONS ON THE STUDENT AFTER HE CAME UP TO THEM TO ASK ABOUT MAKING UP SOME ASSIGNMENTS.

ONE MOTHER--PICKING UP HER KIDS SAYS--ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.

Michelle Ellis

Parent

4:41 after everything that has been going on this past school year i would rather keep my kids at home but then they would lose the social structure so to speak but at least they would be safe 4:55

DARRIUS HARDEN WAS ARRESTED FRIDAY--

WHEN HE BROUGHT A UNLOADED GUN TO SCHOOL.

THE DISTRICT SAYS IT HAD TO DEAL WITH ISSUES OF WEAPONS ON CAMPUS TWICE LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


WEAPON AT EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH-REM-7


PARENTS AND STUDENTS SAY IT NEEDS TO STOP.

WE REACHED OUT TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ---and haven't heard back.pending.

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


ATV CRASH UPDATE-trxOC, SS, VO, OC


TWO LEE COUNTY CHILDREN ARE IMPROVING AFTER WRECKING A 4 -WHEELER IN LEHIGH ACRES.

THE CRASH HAPPENED JUST NORTH OF STATE ROAD 82 LAST NIGHT.

16 YEAR OLD KYLE PILGRIM AND 9 YEAR OLD ANGELA WRIGHT ARE IN FAIR CONDITION.

THIS IS VIDEO OF RESCUERS TREATING THE TWO AFTER THEY WERE THROWN FROM THE ATV.

THE LITTLE GIRL WAS STEERING WHEN SHE SWERVED TO MISS A UTILITY POLE.

THE GIRL'S FAMILY SAYS SHE HAD SURGERY FOR A BAD CUT.

F-H-P SAYS NO CHARGES WILL BE FILED. Return to index of stories...


MASONIC LODGE THEFT SENTENCED-OC, SS, OC


A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MAN WILL SPEND THREE YEARS IN PRISON FOR STEALING FROM A SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

MICHAEL CRIPPS STOLE 92-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE ENGLEWOOD MASONIC LODGE.

THE MONEY GOES TO SCHOLARSHIPS FOR LEMON BAY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

CRIPPS TURNED HIMSELF IN LAST JULY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE BEGAN STEALING MONEY FROM THE SCHOLARSHIP IN 2007.

ONCE HE'S OUT OF PRISON, HE'S ON PROBATION FOR 25 YEARS. Return to index of stories...


GOVERNOR SCOTT IN DC-trxOC, VO


GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SPENT THE DAY MEETING WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA.

THE NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION IS IN WASHINGTON FOR THEIR ANNUAL WINTER MEETING.

GOVERNOR SCOTT OPENED UP ABOUT THE FUTURE OF FLOOD INSURANCE HIKES IN FLORIDA AND IF THE PRESIDENT HAS ANY PLANS TO DELAY THE INCREASE. Return to index of stories...


GOVERNOR SCOTT IN DC-SOTVO


" How can our rates go up like this? It's had a dramatic impact on many of our families they can't afford these rates."

THE GOVERNOR WAS ALSO QUESTIONED ABOUT THE UPCOMING SPECIAL ELECTION IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

HE SAYS HE HAS NOT DECIDED WHO HE SUPPORTS FOR FORMER REPRESENTATIVE TREY RADEL'S SEAT. Return to index of stories...


SPECIAL ELECTION QUALIFYING DATES-OC, (2) SS


THIS WEEK, THERE ARE SEVERAL IMPORTANT DEADLINES TO FILL THE OUR EMPTY CONGRESSIONAL SEAT.

TODAY WAS THE FINAL DAY FOR CANDIDATES TO SUBMIT THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF VOTER SIGNATURES.

PEOPLE WHO MISSED THE DEADLINE HAVE UNTIL NOON WEDNESDAY TO PAY TO JOIN THE RACE.

IT'S 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO GET ON THE BALLOT.

THEY ALSO NEED THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF SIGNATURES.

SO FAR, 8 CANDIDATES HAVE FILED.

SIX REPUBLICANS.

A DEMOCRAT AND A LIBERTARIAN. Return to index of stories...


FCAT WRITING TMRW-trxOC


STUDENTS NEED TO GET A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP TONIGHT.

FOURTH, EIGHTH, AND TENTH GRADERS WILL TAKE THE F-CAT WRITING EXAM TOMORROW.

THIS IS THE LAST TIME THE TEST WILL BE USED.

THE FCAT WILL BE RETIRED AT THE END OF THE YEAR.

THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AGREED TO ADOPT NEW COMMON CORE STANDARDS.

A NEW ASSESSMENT TEST NEEDS TO BE CHOSEN. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER PENNY SALES TAX PROPOSAL-VO


COLLIER COUNTY IS THINKING OF RAISES TAXES FOR TOURISTS.

THE PROPOSAL WOULD RAISE THE BED TAX A PENNY TO FIVE PERCENT.

MURRAY HENDEL WITH THE COLLIER CITIZENS COUNCIL SAYS IT WOULD RAISE AN ADDITIONAL THREE TO FOUR MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR.

IT'S AN IDEA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REJECTED SEVERAL TIMES IN RECENT YEARS.

N-B-C TWO ASKED HENDEL WHY IT WOULD WORK THIS TIME. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER PENNY SALES TAX PROPOSAL-SOTVO


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Murray Hendel/President, Collier Citizens Council

"the people who are opposing the bed tax are the big hotels who claim they need a competitive advantage. The bed tax is for beach renourishment and related matters, it should not effect who makes money and who doesn't make money."

SOME LOCAL HOTEL OWNERS SAY THE FOUR PERCENT NUMBER GIVES THEM A "COMPETITIVE EDGE" OVER LARGER FLORIDA MARKETS.

HENDEL AND HIS GROUP HOPE TO HAVE A FORMAL RECOMMENDATION READY FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONERS IN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO SCHOOL FUNDING-OC


THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL TACKLE COST-SAVING PLANS TO HELP THEM EXPAND.

LEADERS ARE TRYING TO FIND OUT HOW TO PAY FOR A GROWING DISTRICT.

SOME IDEAS INCLUDE BIGGER CLASS SIZES.

THERE'S EVEN A PROPOSAL TO HAVE ONE GROUP OF STUDENTS ATTEND CLASS IN THE MORNING. AND A SECOND GROUP GO TO SCHOOL IN THE AFTERNOON.

SCHOOL LEADERS BELIEVE THEY NEED THREE NEW SCHOOLS in the NEXT 5 YEARS.

THE BOARD MEETING IS TOMORROW AFTERNOON IN THE DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS. Return to index of stories...


FGCU DORM EVACUATED-OC, VO


AN ELECTRICAL PROBLEM FORCED HUNDREDS OF FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TO EVACUATE THEIR DORM THIS MORNING.

STUDENTS WERE OUTSIDE EVERGLADES HALL FROM 2-45 UNTIL 5 IN THE MORNING.

CREWS WERE ABLE TO FIX THE AIR SYSTEM AND STUDENTS WERE ALLOWED BACK INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


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NATIONAL LEADERS WANT CONGRESS TO CRACK DOWN ON CRIMINALS SELLING STOLEN CREDIT CARDS ONLINE.

35:55 at any given time there are well over 1 million numbers for sale. 35:59

AND THOUSANDS OF THEM ARE FROM CREDIT CARD HOLDERS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

NEW DETAILS ABOUT THE PLAN TO BRING DOWN THE HIGH-TECH HACKERS.

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TZ1 A) credit card security-SOTVO


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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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ROBERT VAN WINKLE FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


TRACKING WARM DAYS

Our warm weather will continue through Wednesday before a chance for rain showers comes back to southwest Florida. In the meantime. relatively nice weather will continue. The forecast tonight calls for partly cloudy skies and mild 60's in the morning. Humidity will remain high tonight and after we start cooling this evening we will also be tracking fog. Some areas of fog could reduce visibility for a few hours during the morning commute tomorrow. Favored places for the heaviest fog will be inland. Tomorrow will be partly cloudy and warm with a high in the lower 80's. Rain chances stay less than 10% again on Tuesday.

The next cold front destined to move through Florida will be on Wednesday and Thursday. Skies will cloud up by the end of the day on Wednesday and a few showers could break out in the evening. On Thursday we expect cloudy weather with on/off showers. Temperatures will cool to the 70's during the day on Thursday.

The long-range forecast looks great for the upcoming weekend as sun returns and highs hit the 80's once again.

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...


TOSS TO JIM-1-SHOT, E - ANIBOX


A DAY AFTER THE NBC2 INVESTIGATORS REVEALED THOUSANDS OF CREDIT CARDS OWNED BY SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS FOR SALE ONLINE.

ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER CALLED ON CONGRESS TO CRACK DOWN ON CYBER CRIME.

NBC2 INVESTIGATOR JIM SPIEWAK IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WITH MORE ON THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S PLEA. Return to index of stories...


CREDIT CARD SECURITY BREACH-CAM99-RTR1


HOLDER'S CALL FOR ACTION WAS QUICK.

THE GOAL IS SIMPLE -

GIVE THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE MORE AMMUNITION TO CRACK DOWN ON CYBER CRIME AND SET A NEW NATIONAL STANDARD IN THE PROCESS. Return to index of stories...


CREDIT CARD SECURITY BREACH-CLIP-PKG


Mark Lanterman - Computer Forensics Expert // 18:16 instead of thinking it's not going to be me, the odds are it is going to be you. 18:23

NOT WHAT YOU WANT TO HEAR COMING FROM THE MAN WHO CAN SEE IF YOUR CREDIT CARD NUMBERS ARE UP FOR GRABS TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER ONLINE.

Mark Lanterman - Computer Forensics Expert // 18:24 there's evidence of over 100 million credit cards being sold. 18:32

MARK LANTERMAN IS A COMPUTER FORENSICS EXPERT.

HIDING BEHIND A WALL OF SERVERS -

HE ACCESSES A "HACKERS AMAZON" WEBSITE OF STOLEN CARD NUMBERS.

WITH HIS HELP THE NBC2 INVESTIGATORS FOUND MORE THAN 18,000 STOLEN NUMBERS FROM PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA -

AND THEY'RE BEING SOLD ONLINE, RIGHT NOW.

Mark Lanterman - Computer Forensics Expert // 44:43 I wouldn't be surprised if he is selling hundreds of thousands of credit card numbers daily. 44:48

THE 'HE' LANTERMAN IS REFERRING TO IS THE HACKER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TARGET BREACH.

BUT IT'S NOT JUST TARGET CUSTOMERS AT RISK.

THE HACKER CAN STRIKE ANYWHERE CARDS ARE SWIPED.

Cherie Bell - Credit Card User / 18:28 it's frightening I think, very much so. 18:31

FRIGHTENING AND FRUSTRATING, EVEN FOR THE NATION'S LEADERS.

NOW, THE COUNTRY'S TOP PROSECUTOR WANTS NEW LEGISLATION TO FIGHT BACK.

ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER SAID MONDAY, CONSUMERS MUST BE NOTIFIED RIGHT AWAY WHEN THEIR PRIVATE INFORMATION IS HACKED.

Eric Holder - U.S. Attorney General // it would enable law enforcement to better investigate these crimes and to hold compromised entities accountable when they fail to keep sensitive information safe.

HOLDER SAYS THIS NEW NATIONAL STANDARD WOULD INCREASE PRIVACY, HELP PREVENT IDENTITY THEFT, AND BRING DOWN CYBERCRIMINALS.

SOMETHING LANTERMAN SAYS IS A LOT EASIER SAID THEN DONE.

Mark Lanterman - Computer Forensics Expert// 41:31 just because your card is not for sale tonight, doesn't mean that your card won't be for sale next week. 41:38 Return to index of stories...


CREDIT CARD SECURITY BREACH-CAM99-RTR1


HOLDER DID NOT GIVE A TIME FRAME FOR WHEN A NEW BILL WOULD BE INTRODUCED.

IN AN EFFORT TO EASE BUSINESS OWNERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, HOLDER SAID LAWMAKERS WOULD PROVIDE REASONABLE EXEMPTIONS FOR WHAT HE CALLS "HARMLESS BREACHES" ON BUSINESSES THAT DO ACT RESPONSIBLY.

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DISNEY PRICES RAISED-OC, VO


THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH JUST GOT MORE EXPENSIVE.

A SINGLE DAY TICKET TO DISNEY'S MAGIC KINGDOM IS 99 DOLLARS. PLUS TAX.

THE TICKETS ARE FOUR BUCKS MORE.

PRICES FOR DISNEYS OTHER PARKS LIKE EPCOT, HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS, AND ANIMAL KINGDOM ALSO WENT UP FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A YEAR. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS-PLASMA


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GATORS RANKED #1-ON CAM


FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE 2ND OF THEIR TWO NATIONAL TITLE SEASONS.THE FLORIDA GATORS BASKETBALL IS RANKED NUMBER ONE IN COLLEGE MENS BASKETBALL. Return to index of stories...


GATORS RANKED #1-CG-VOBOX


FLORIDA HAS WON A SCHOOL RECORD 19 STRAIGHT GAMES.

THEY HAVE WON ALL 14 OF THEIR CONFERENCE GAMES.

UNBEATEN WICHITA STATE IS RANKED 2ND.

ARIZONA AND SYRACUSE.WHO LOST TWICE LAST WEEK.ARE STILL RAKKED 4TH.

SO WHAT DOES BEING NUMBER ONE MEAN AT THIS POINT IN THE SEASON. Return to index of stories...


GATORS RANKED #1-SOT


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JAMAIL JONES-VOTOPS


THE FGCU EAGLES ARE ONCE AGAIN TIED FOR FIRST PLACE IN THE ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE STANDINGS.THANKS TO THE PLAY OF JAMAIL JONES.

THE JUNIOR FORWARD HAD HIS BEST BACK-TO-BACK GAMES AS AN EAGLE.and was named as the conference's newcomer of the week.

SCORING 11 POINTS IN FRIDAY NIGHT'S WIN OVER MERCER. THEN A CAREER-HIGH 22 IN YESTERDAY'S WIN OVER KENNESAW STATE. Return to index of stories...


SARAH HANSEN-VOTOPS


THE FGCU WOMEN HAVE WON 6 STRAIGHT.

SENIOR FORWARD SARAH HANSESN SCORED 14 POINTS IN A ROAD WIN OVER JACKSONVILLE.THEN 17 IN A WIN OVER NORTH FLORIDA.

SHE WAS NAMED THE CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR THE SECOND TIME THIS SEASON.

THE LADIES ARE BACK HOME THURSDAY NIGHT TO HOST LIPSCOMB. Return to index of stories...


SPRING TRAINING-ON CAM


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AND IT'S PLAYERS HAVE ADOPTED NEW RULES TO PROTECT THE CATCHER AND A SCORING RUNNER.

NO LONGER CAN RUNNER ATTEMPT TO TAKE OUT A CATCHER. AND CATCHER.IF THEY DON'T HAVE THE BALL.CAN'T BLOCK HOME PLATE.

RED SOX MANAGER JOHN FARRELL KNOWS WHAT HE WILL PREACH TO HIS GUYS. Return to index of stories...


FARRELL REAX-SOTTOPS


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GRADY SIZEMORE-VOTOPS


THE RED SOX OPEN THEIR SPRING SCHEDULE THURSDAY WITH THE ANNUAL COLLEGE DOUBLE-HEADER.

IT WILL MARK THE RETURN OF FORMER ALL-STAR OUTIFIELDER GRADY SIZEMORE.

FARRELL SAID THAT SIZEMORE WILL PLAY ON THURSDAY.

HE HAS NOT PLAYED IN A MAJOR LEAGUE GAME SINCE 2011 BECAUSE OF INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


EARNHARDT TWEET-ON CAM VO


DALE EARNHARDT JUNIOR JOKED HE WOULD JOIN TWITTER IF HE WON THE DAYTONA 500.

NEWS FLASH.JUNIOR WON SUNDAY'S RAIN-WEATHER DELAYED RACE. Return to index of stories...


EARNHARDT TWEET-VOTOPS


JUNIOR HAS SENT OUT 4 TWEETS.NONE BETTER THAN THIS ONE.

HERE HE IS THIS MORNING.WITH HIS DAD'S STATUE AT DAYTONA BEHIND HIM.

DAD'S HAPPY. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM


HE'S ALREADY GOT 415-THOUSAND FOLLOWERS ON TWITTER.

INCLUDING YOURS TRULY. Return to index of stories...


S CAR GO ON CAPTIVA-OC, SS


TRAVELING ON CAPTIVA ISLAND IS A LOT EASIER TONIGHT.

A NEW TROLLEY SERVICE LAUNCHED THIS AFTERNOON.

LISTEN TO THIS: IT'S CALLED "S CAR GO". IT'S IN THE SHAPE OF A SNAIL.

THE TROLLEY TAKES PEOPLE AROUND THE ISLAND FOR FREE. Return to index of stories...


LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS-SSTOPS


A NEW GENERATION OF LATE NIGHT BEGINS TONIGHT ON NBC.

SNL FUNNYMAN TAKES OVER JIMMY FALLON'S OLD TIME SLOT.

FALLON WAS RECENTLY PROMOTED TO THE TONIGHT SHOW.

YOU CAN CATCH THE LATE NIGHT LAUGHS FOLLOWING THE NBC-2 NEWS AT ELEVEN. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-4SHOT


GOODBYE Return to index of stories...