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ANCHOR SUPERS OFFICER INJURED-LIVE
DIRECTORS PAGE OFFICER INJURED-SS (2)
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT OFFICER INJURED-LIVE
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX
GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER
I75 SEMI CRASH-VOTOPS TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER STATE OF THE STATE-TRX-OTS-SS (2)
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP FSA BILLING-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC CAPE HIRING-OTS
UKRAINE LATEST-TRX-OC-SS LEE CO DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-OC-VO-SS
UKRAINE LATEST-PKG LEE CO DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-VOTOPS-SS
OFFICER INJURED-OC-SS-TRX-OBX K9 SAVES DEPUTY-OC-VO
OFFICER INJURED-LIVE CORVETTE SINKHOLE-OC-VO
OFFICER INJURED-SS (2) MARDI GRAS EVENING ON FIFTH-OC-SS
OFFICER INJURED-LIVE QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-TRX-LIVE
SEXUAL PREDATORS-OTS-SS FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI
BRUSH FIRE IS OUT-OC-SS-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
CAPE COUNCIL MTG-OC-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
FAT TUESDAY-TRX-SAT 1 LIVELOOK-VO BACKUP 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
NATL PANCAKE DAY-OTS TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO-SS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 FGCU COLD OPEN-SOTTOPS
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP FGCU VS STETSON TONIGHT-2SH-TRX-OBX
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL FGCU VS STETSON TONIGHT-LIVE
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX FGCU VS STETSON TONIGHT-SS-SS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC FGCU VS STETSON TONIGHT-LIVE
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP UKRAINE STOCKS-2SH-TRX-VO
LEE CO ROAD MACHINE-VO IN PLASMA FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS-TRX-VIDBOX
LEE CO ROAD MACHINE-SOTVO, PLASMA WINTER CAR SALES-OTS
CHARCO CHILD NEGLECT-OC-VO APPLE CARPLAY-TRX-OTS
CHARCO CHILD NEGLECT-SOTVO FORBES RICHEST-TRX-SS
CAPE ATTEMPTED MURDER SUICIDE-OC-ZMAP-VO WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-SOTVO
CASTOR SENTENCING-OC-VO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
CAPE MAYORAL FIGHT-OC-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
PYTHON EATS CROC-OC-SS (3) BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-SS 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS OFFICER INJURED-SSTOPS (2)
PISTORIUS COURT DAY 2-TRX-OC-VO TS I75 SEMI CRASH-VOTOPS
OBAMA BUDGET UNVEILING TODAY-TRX-OC-SATLIVELOOK TS STATE OF THE STATE-CGTOPS (2)
ELLEN SELFIE SAMSUNG-TRX-SS TS CAPE COUNCIL MTG-VOTOPS
tease officer hit & run-TRX-SS TS CAPE FSA BILLING-VOTOPS
tease state of the state-TRX-ONCAM TS UKRAINE LATEST-VOTOPS
tease fgcu-TRX-SOTVO-WIPE TS NAPLES BRUSH FIRE-VOTOPS
NBC2 WX APP-SSTOPS TS CAPE MAYORAL FIGHT-VOTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-VOTOPS
HL1) OFFICER HIT & RUN-TRX-LIVE, SS BACKUP TS ATTEMPTED MURDER SUICIDE-VOTOPS
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI TS SANIBEL BOAT FIRE-VOTOPS
HL3) FGCU HYPE-TRX-REM 2, VO BACKUP TS FGCU VS STETSON-SSTOPS-SS
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
OFFICER INJURED-TRX-OBX GOODBYE-4-SHOT


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


BREAKING NEWS

I-75 Serious Crash

BREAKING NEWS

Crisis in Ukraine

LOOKING AHEAD

Go Eagles!

BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

A PREGNANT WOMAN NARROWLY ESCAPES INJURY AFTER A FOUR-VEHICLE CRASH INVOLVING A SEMI ON I-75.

WE'LL LET YOU KNOW IF IT'S ALL CLEAR FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE.

PLUS, MORE BREAKING NEWS ON THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE!

WHITE FLASH Arizona "This is the ultimate result of feckless foreign policy where nobody believes in America's strength anymore!"

SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY FLYING TO KIEV OVERNIGHT TO ADDRESS THE UNFOLDING CRISIS.

WHILE PRESIDENT OBAMA HOLDS CABINET-LEVEL MEETINGS.

PLUS THE HYPE IS HERE!

nats of hype video teaser "fgcu is still here"

WE'RE LIVE AS THE FGCU EAGLES FIGHT TO GET BACK TO THE N-C DOUBLE-A TOURNAMENT.

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


BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH


RIGHT NOW WE'RE UPDATING BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT OF A 4-CAR CRASH ALONG I-75.

GOOD MORNING I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

IT IS ALL CLEAR FOR YOU MORNING COMMUTE. Return to index of stories...


I75 SEMI CRASH-VOTOPS


THIS IS NEW VIDEO FROM THE SCENE OVERNIGHT AT MILE MARKER 145, NEAR BAYSHORE ROAD.

AND OUR OVERNIGHT TEAM GOT NEW DETAILS FROM THE TROOPERS ON SCENE.

WE'RE TOLD A YOUNG COUPLE, A MAN DRIVING AND A PREGNANT FEMALE PASSENGER, SOMEHOW LOST CONTROL, SWERVED INTO THE PATH OF A SEMI HAULING TWO CARS, CRASHED INTO A GUARDRAIL AND OVERTURNED ON THE MEDIAN.

IN TOTAL 2 CARS, A PICKUP AND THE SEMI ALL CRASHED.

AMAZINGLY, NO ONE WAS HURT.

THE PREGANT WOMAN WAS CHECKED OUT AT LEE MEMORIAL AND RELEASED OVERNIGHT.

CHARGES ARE PENDING. Return to index of stories...


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


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEYW EBB IS KEEPING AN EYE OUT FOR FOG AS YOU WAKE UP. Return to index of stories...


6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE LATEST-TRX-OC-SS


NOW TO THE LATEST BREAKING DEVELOPMENTS OVERNIGHT ON THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE.

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN JUST HELD A NEWS CONFERENCE ON THE CRISIS.

HE SAID THE NEW GOVERNMENT IN UKRAINE CAME TO POWER AS THE RESULT OF A COUP.

OVERNIGHT RUSSIAN FORCES BLOCKADING A UKRAINIAN MILITARY BASE FIRED SHOTS INTO THE AIR, AS UKRAINIAN TROOPS TRIED TO ENTER.

RUSSIA HAS GIVEN UKRAINE AN ULTIMATUM TO SURRENDER BY TODAY.

PRESIDENT OBAMA CALLS THE KREMLIN -QUOTE- "ON THE WRONG SIDE OF HISTORY".

AND SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY ARRIVES IN KIEV THIS MORNING FOR TALKS.

NBC'S DANIELLE LEIGH REPORTS FROM WASHINGTON AS YOU WAKE UP. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE LATEST-PKG


RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN IS ORDERING TROOPS, TRAINING NEAR UKRAINE'S BORDER TO PULL BACK.

BUT IN CRIMEA, THOUSANDS OF RUSSIAN SOLDIERS STAND STRONG.

BLOCKING UKRAINIAN NAVY SHIPS AND SURROUNDING MILITARY BASES.

SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY ARRIVES IN THE COUNTRY TODAY.

OFFERING U-S SUPPORT TO THE NEW GOVERNMENT.

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS WARNING RUSSIA TO CHANGE COURSE OR FACE CONSEQUENCES.

"What cannot be done is for Russia to act with impunity to put its soldiers on the ground and violate basic principles that are recognized around the world."

YESTERDAY, PRESIDENT OBAMA MET FOR HOURS WITH HIS NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL.

AND THE U-N SECURITY COUNCIL DENOUNCED RUSSIA'S ACTIONS.

"It is an act of aggression. It must stop."

U-S MILITARY EXERCISES AND TRADE TALKS WITH RUSSIA ARE NOW ON HOLD.

AND PRESIDENT OBAMA IS THREATENING MORE CONSEQUENCES.

LIKE BANNING VISAS FOR RUSSIANS INVOLVED IN THE CRACKDOWN,

EVEN KICKING THE COUNTRY OUT OF THE G-8.

BUT SOME IN CONGRESS SAY THE PRESIDENT. HASN'T BEEN STRONG ENOUGH.

Arizona 1:10-1:18

"This is the ultimate result of effectless foreign policy where nobody believes in America's strength anymore!"

TENSIONS ARE MOUNTING. AS THE WEST WEIGHS ITS OPTIONS. AND DEBATES THE RIGHT COURSE WITH RUSSIA.

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS ASKING CONGRESS TO APPROVE AN AID PACKAGE FOR UKRAINE, IMMEDIATELY. HE SAYS THE ISSUE SHOULDN'T BE PARTISAN.

I'M DANIELLE LEIGH IN WASHINGTON, NOW BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


OFFICER INJURED-OC-SS-TRX-OBX


WE ARE GETTING NEW INFORMATION AS YOU WAKE UP ON A BIZARRE STORY OUT OF FORT MYERS, THAT HAD crime SCENES ACROSS THE CITY --

THIS IS THE MAN FORT MYERS POLICE SAY CUT HIS BOYFRIENDS NECK AND SENT POLICE ON AN ALL OUT MAN-HUNT -- THIS MORNING 29 YEAR OLD JAMES CANNON WILL GO BEFORE A JUDGE.

ACCORDING TO FORT MYERS POLICE -- CANNON AND HIS BOYFRIEND WERE IN AN ARGUMENT IN A CAR AT FIRST AND PARK STREETS -- WHEN cannon PULLED OUT A BOX CUTTER, CUT the boyfriend, JUMPED OUT OF THE CAR AND TOOK OFF.

THE boyfriend THEN DROVE TOWARD THE HOSPITAL, BLEW A RED-LIGHT AT CLEVELAND AND VICTORIA AVENUES -- SMASHING INTO AN FMPD PATROL CAR.

THE OFFICER FOLLOWED THE CAR TO LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL --

IN THE MEAN-TIME -- CANNON HAD JUMPED INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER AND WAS LATER FOUND CLINGING TO A SUPPORT BEAM ON THE EDISON BRIDGE.

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH IS LIVE OUTSIDE OF THE LEE COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER WHERE CANNON IS BEING HELD.

CLIFF, WHAT'S THE LATEST? Return to index of stories...


OFFICER INJURED-LIVE


THERE'S A LOT TO EXPLAIN -- SO I WANT TO SHOW YOU A MAP OF WHERE EVERYTHING HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


OFFICER INJURED-SS (2)


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OFFICER INJURED-LIVE


LATER THIS MORNING -- CANNON WILL BE MAKING HIS FIRST APPEARANCE IN FRONT OF A JUDGE --

YOU CAN COUNT ON US TO BE THERE.

LIVE IN DTFM, CF, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


SEXUAL PREDATORS-OTS-SS


ALL NEW STARTING TODAY ---

THE GAVEL WILL DROP ON FLORIDA'S ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION.

SIXTY DAYS OF BILLS, MEETINGS, AND MAYBE SOME NEW LAWS AWAIT LEGISLATORS.

THE 20-14 SESSION IS FULL OF AN ARRAY OF TOPICS, FROM MARIJUANA TO PENSIONS, ALL ON THE TABLE FOR LAWMAKERS TO CONSIDER.

TOPPING TODAY'S AGENDA ---

A SERIES OF BILLS CRACKING DOWN ON SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATORS.

THE MEASURES ARE EXPECTED TO PASS THE FULL LEGISLATURE TODAY.

THE BILLS WOULD INCREASE THE MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCE FOR DANGEROUS SEXUAL FELONY OFFENDERS AND INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF PERSONAL INFORMATION THEY MUST PROVIDE TO AUTHORITIES. Return to index of stories...


BRUSH FIRE IS OUT-OC-SS-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

A BRUSH FIRE TRUCK HAS REMAINED ON SCENE IN NORTH NAPLES TO MONITOR THE AREA FOR HOT SPOTS AFTER A BRUSH FIRE.

THIS IS NEAR THE LEE AND COLLIER COUNTY LINE. WHERE 41 AND OLD 41 MEET.

A 10-ACRE BRUSH FIRE THAT WAS JUST FEET FROM A NORTH NAPLES APARTMENT BUILDING, IS 100 PERCENT CONTAINED AS YOU WAKE UP.

FIREFIGHTERS TELL US A HOMELESS MAN COOKING IN THE WOODS STARTED IT!

THEY SAY THE HOMELESS PERSON WON'T BE CHARGED BECAUSE IT WAS AN ACCIDENT. Return to index of stories...


CAPE COUNCIL MTG-OC-VO


IF YOU WENT TO BED EARLY LAST NIGHT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED THIS ---

CAPE COUNCIL IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO DECIDING THE FATE OF THE CITY'S BIGGEST EYESORE:

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE OLD "GOLF CLUB" PROPERTY IN THE SOUTH CAPE.

MONDAY NIGHT RESIDENTS ASKED CITY LEADERS TO STEP IN-- AND TO KEEP THE LAND FROM BECOMING A RESIDENTIAL AREA.

IT APPEARS COUNCIL WILL LOOK INTO A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP.

IT AGREED TO EXPLORE THE TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND FUND.

AND THE PROPERTY OWNER AGREED TO WORK WITH THE "COUNCIL FOR PROGRESS"-- AN ORGANIZATION LED BY FORMER MAYOR JOE MAZURKIEWICZ. Return to index of stories...


FAT TUESDAY-TRX-SAT 1 LIVELOOK-VO BACKUP


TODAY IS MARDI GRAS "FAT TUESDAY" IN NEW ORLEANS, THE LAST DAY OF THE CARNIVAL SEASON, FEATURING MUSIC, PARADES, PICNICS, FLOATS AND EXCITEMENT.

A FEW PEOPLE ARE OUT ON BOURBON STREET EARLY THIS MORNING.

SOME MAY BE JUST ENDING LAST NIGHT'S PARTY.

OTHERS. ARE GETTING READY FOR THE END OF THIS YEAR'S CARNIVAL.

COMING UP IN HALF AN HOUR, HOW SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IS CELEBRATING. Return to index of stories...


NATL PANCAKE DAY-OTS


TODAY IS ALSO NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY, AND IHOP IS OFFERING FREE PANCAKES NATIONWIDE FROM 7AM TO 10PM.

THEY JUST ASK THAT YOU CONSIDER DONATING TO THE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO-SS


POTHOLE PATROL!

NBC-2 GETS AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT HOW LEE COUNTY FINDS AND FIXES THE WORST POTHOLES ON THE ROADS.

PLUS, THIS IS INCREDIBLE, A PYTHON SWALLOWS A CROCODILE WHOLE AND IT'S A TOP TRENDING STORY RIGHT NOW AND WE MORE PHOTOS. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

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


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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LEE CO ROAD MACHINE-VO IN PLASMA


PLAGUED WITH POTHOLES, BROKEN DOWN, RIDDLED WITH ROCKS.

SOME ROADS ACROSS LEHIGH ACRES ARE IN SERIOUS NEED OF REPAIR.

NBC 2 GOT AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT HOW LEE COUNTY ASSESSES ITS ROADWAYS.

THE COUNTY CONTRACTS AN OVERSIZED S-U-V, EQUIPPED WITH 6 CAMERAS AND LASERS.

THE S-U-V DRIVES THROUGH STREETS - FEEDING DATA ABOUT THE CONDITION OF THE ROADS.

LEE COUNTY IS ABLE TO USE THAT DATA TO RANK WHICH ROADS NEED REPAIRING FIRST. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO ROAD MACHINE-SOTVO, PLASMA


horrible, deplorable conditions. Some roads I will detour and actually go around.

there are some roads out there, the asphalt isn't in good shape, but no one lives out there. So we wouldn't pave it. We do look at demographics as well.

EACH YEAR THE COUNTY SETS ASIDE 3 MILLION DOLLARS FOR PAVING PROJECTS.

IT IS DIVIDED BETWEEN LEHIGH ACRES, THE REST OF LEE COUNTY, AND MAJOR ROADWAYS. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO CHILD NEGLECT-OC-VO


3 CHILDREN - ABANDONED BY THEIR PARENTS IN A WOODED AREA OF PUNTA GORDA, ARE NOW IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

COLD, HUNGRY, AND TIRED, THEY WANDERED FOR NEARLY TWO MILES BEFORE FINDING AN OFFICER TO HELP THEM.

NBC-2 DISCOVERED THEIR PARENTS WERE AT A NEARBY R-V PARK. WHERE INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY WERE DOING METH.

MICHAEL AND SARAH BUTCHER HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR LOITERING AND PROWLING AND METH POSESSION. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO CHILD NEGLECT-SOTVO


"i didn't even know they had three kids… this is the first i heard they had three kids and to drop your kids off in the woods and just… it's… it's awful."

NVESTIGATORS AREN'T SURE HOW LONG THE KIDS WERE ABANDONED - BUT DO TELL US IT APPEARS THEY WERE LIVING OUT OF A TRUCK - FILLED WITH SYRINGES AND OLD FOOD. Return to index of stories...


CAPE ATTEMPTED MURDER SUICIDE-OC-ZMAP-VO


AN NBC2 UPDATENOW -

WE'VE LEARNED - A WOMAN'S CONDITION IS IMPROVING AFTER A MAN TRIED TO KILL HER - THEN TURNED THE GUN ON HIMSELF.

IT HAPPENED SATURDAY NIGHT IN A QUIET CAPE CORAL COMMUNITY - ON THE 600 BLOCK OF SOUTHEAST SEVENTH STREET.

INVESTIGATORS SAY DONALD MAXWELL SHOT LINDA MAXWELL IN THE HEAD.

HE WAS IN A 3-HOUR STANDOFF WITH POLICE. BEFORE HE TURNED THE GUN ON HIMSELF.

LINDA WAS RUSHED TO LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.

WE'RE TOLD SHE IS IN FAIR CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


CASTOR SENTENCING-OC-VO


IT'S LIFE IN PRISON WITHOUT PAROLE FOR A CAPE CORAL MAN WHO KILLED HIS NEIGBOR.

ANDREW CASTOR HELD HIS HEAD LOW AND DIDN'T SAY A WORD AS A JUDGE TOLD HIM MONDAY THAT HE'LL NEVER GET OUT OF PRISON.

CASTOR STALKED 21 YEAR-OLD BIANCA INTERIANO. THEN DRAGGED HER INTO HER BEDROOM WHERE HE STABBED HER TO DEATH IN 2008. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MAYORAL FIGHT-OC-VO


this morning CAPE CORAL'S FORMER MAYOR, JOHN SULLIVAN, IS ASKING A LEE COUNTY JUDGE TO RECONSIDER her decision.

MARNI SAWICKI WON THE mayoral ELECTION BY 121 VOTES.

SULLIVAN'S CAMP WANTS THE RESULTS THROWN OUT.

THE JUDGE SLAMMED THEIR CASE IN HER RULING TWO WEEKS AGO, CALLING IT "MERITLESS" AND NOT BROUGHT FORWARD IN GOOD FAITH.

SULLIVAN'S LAWYER ARGUES THE ELECTION BROKE STATE LAW, SAYING THE CITY'S CHARTER DOESN'T SPECIFICALLY STATE WHO SHOULD SIT ON THE CANVASSING BOARD. Return to index of stories...


PYTHON EATS CROC-OC-SS (3)


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

AN ENORMOUS WATER PYTHON HAS DEVOURED A CROCODILE IN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA.

AND THAT'S NOT UNCOMMON, ACCORDING TO UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND SNAKE EXPERT BRYAN FRY.

A WOMAN CAPTURED A SERIES OF PHOTOS THAT DOCUMENTED THE HUGE SNAKE'S ASSAULT ON THE CROC.

THIS HAPPENED NEAR A POPULAR SWIMMING SPOT.

THE CROCODILE WAS FIGHTING FOR A WHILE, AND IT LOOKED LIKE THE PYTHON BIT OFF MORE THAN IT COULD CHEW, PUN INTENDED. BUT IT ACTUALLY DID EAT THE WHOLE CROCODILE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-SS


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

DAY TWO OF THE BLADE RUNNER'S MURDER TRIAL AND THERE'S A MAJOR INTERRUPTION. WE'LL EXPLAIN WHAT HAPPENED.

AND ELLEN'S EPIC OSCAR TWEET HAS TURNED INTO A PUBLIC RELATIONS BONANZA!

NOW SAMSUNG HAS AN ANNOUNCEMENT THIS MORNING. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


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

THIS IS HOLLI NOEL OF FORT MYERS

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LIKE US - AND YOU COULD BE NEXT!

HOLLI - HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY! Return to index of stories...


6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


PISTORIUS COURT DAY 2-TRX-OC-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING ---

THE SECOND DAY OF OSCAR PISTORIUS' MURDER TRIAL GETS INTERRUPTED.

IT HAPPENED WHEN THE PROSECUTOR SAID AN IMAGE OF THE WITNESS TESTIFYING WAS BEING SHOWN AGAINST A COURT ORDER THAT GUARANTEED PRIVACY FOR WITNESSES WHO REQUEST IT.

THE PROSECUTOR INTERRUPTED PISTORIUS' LAWYER DURING THE CROSS-EXAMINATION LESS THAN 30 MINUTES INTO PROCEEDINGS.

A COURT ORDER LAST WEEK ALLOWED PARTS OF THE STAR ATHLETE'S TRIAL TO BE BROADCAST ON LIVE TV BUT WITNESSES CAN DECLINE BEING SHOWN. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA BUDGET UNVEILING TODAY-TRX-OC-SATLIVELOOK


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WILL UNVEIL A $4 TRILLION DOLLAR BUDGET FOR 2015.

WE'VE LEARNED HE WILL DROP EARLIER PROPOSALS TO CUT FUTURE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AND WILL PUSH FOR NEW MONEY FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, EDUCATION AND JOB TRAINING.

CONGRESS AND THE WHITE HOUSE ALREADY HAVE AGREED TO A TWO-YEAR, BIPARTISAN BUDGET PACT THAT SETS PARAMETERS FOR THIS ELECTION YEAR'S BUDGET WORK.

DEMOCRATS CONTROLLING THE SENATE HAVE SAID THEY WON'T ADVANCE A BUDGET THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


ELLEN SELFIE SAMSUNG-TRX-SS


THIS IS STILL GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION AS YOU WAKE UP ---

OSCAR NIGHT TURNED INTO A P-R BONAZA FOR SAMSUNG.

HOST ELLEN DEGENERES STRUCK SOCIAL MEDIA GOLD WITH HER RECORD BREAKING SELFIE, THAT SHE CLEARLY TOOK WITH A GALAXY NOTE 3.

SAMSUNG SAYS THE MOVE WAS NOT PLANNED.

IT'S DONATING $3 MILLION DOLLARS TO ST. JUDE'S CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES, SINCE THEY'D GOTTEN SO MUCH EXPOSURE AT THE OSCARS. Return to index of stories...


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WE HAVE A JAM-PACKED 6;30 HALF HOUR COMING UP ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

WE ARE LIVE THIS MORNING WITH THE LATEST ON A DEPUTY-INVOLVED HIT AND RUN, AFTER A STABBING.

THIS IS A VERY BIZARRE CASE.

OUR CLIFTON FRENCH HAS A LIVE REPORT NEXT. Return to index of stories...


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AND THIS IS A BIG DEAL IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WILL DELIVER THE STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS LATER THIS MORNING.

BUT WE ALREADY HAVE HIS SPEECH. WHAT HE'S PLANNING TO SAY BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR. Return to index of stories...


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Molly Nurczyk, FGCU Sophomore

09:45:48-:02

It's really exciting! I just can't wait to see if they make it.

Ken Kavanagh, FGCU Athletic Director

09:56:42-:47

It's been an added couple points at least for our team and I know our guys really enjoy playing here and the energy level it gives them.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CAN HARDLY CONTAIN THE EXCITEMENT AHEAD OF FGCU'S BIG GAME TONIGHT.

OUT DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE WITH ALL THE N-C-A-A- HYPE! Return to index of stories...


NBC2 WX APP-SSTOPS


AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW , ON THE GO, WITH THE NBC-2 WEATHER APP.

YOU GET SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF METEORLOGISTS AND THE AREAS ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR.

JUST SEARCH "NBC 2 W-X" TO GET THE APP. YOU'RE FORECAST ON THE 2'S IS NEXT! Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL1) OFFICER HIT & RUN-TRX-LIVE, SS BACKUP


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2NEWS TODAY ---

WE ARE LIVE THIS MORNING WITH THE LATEST ON A DEPUTY-INVOLVED HIT AND RUN, AFTER A STABBING.

THIS IS A VERY BIZARRE CASE.

OUR CLIFTON FRENCH IS SORTING IT ALL OUT IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL3) FGCU HYPE-TRX-REM 2, VO BACKUP


AND NBC-2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE AT ALICO ARENA AHEAD OF TONIGHT'S GAME.

IT'S FGCU VERSUS STETSON, AS THE EAGLES FIGHT FOR ANOTHER CHANCE IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


WE HAVE A LOT GOING ON AS YOU WAKE UP THIS TUEDAY.

GOOD MORNING I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

WE ARE KEEPING YOU POSTED ON A BIZARRE STORY OUT OF FORT MYERS, THAT HAD SCENES ACROSS THE CITY Return to index of stories...


OFFICER INJURED-TRX-OBX


IT INVOLVED A HIT AND RUN CRASH WITH AN OFFICER -- A MAN GETTING HIS NECK SEVERELY CUT -- AND A MANHUNT THAT ENDED IN THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER --

THIS MORNING 29 YEAR OLD JAMES CANNON IS IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL -- FACING AGGRAVATED BATTERY CHARGES CONNECTED TO IT ALL --

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE LEE COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER WHERE HE IS EXPECTED TO FACE A JUDGE FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS MORNING -- BREAKING THE WHOLE THING DOWN -- CLIFTON. Return to index of stories...


OFFICER INJURED-LIVE


THERE'S A LOT TO EXPLAIN -- SO I WANT TO SHOW YOU A MAP OF WHERE EVERYTHING HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


OFFICER INJURED-SS (2)


HERE'S HOW IT ALL STARTED -- ACCORDING TO FMPD -- CANNON AND HIS BOYFRIEND WERE IN AN ARGUMENT IN A CAR AT THE INTERSECTION OF FIRST AND PARK STREETS -- WHEN HE PULLED OUT A BOX CUTTER, CUT HIM, JUMPED OUT OF THE CAR AND TOOK OFF.

THE VICTIM THEN DROVE TOWARD THE HOSPITAL, BLEW A RED-LIGHT SMASHING INTO AN FMPD PATROL CAR --

THE VICTIM DIDN'T STOP THOUGH -- AND CONTINUED TO LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL --

IN THE MEAN-TIME -- CANNON JUMPED INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER AND WAS FOUND CLINGING TO A SUPPORT BEAM ON THE EDISON BRIDGE.

DURING THE CRASH -- THIS OFFICER, BENJAMIN JOHNSON SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES IN THE BUT WE'RE TOLD WILL BE OKAY --

WE ARE WORKING ON GETTING UPDATED INFORMATION ON CANNON'S BOYFRIEND --

WE KNOW HE WAS TAKEN INTO SURGERY OVERNIGHT --

FMPD ISN'T RELEASING HIS CONDITION THIS MORNING -- NEITHER IS THE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


OFFICER INJURED-LIVE


LATER THIS MORNING -- CANNON WILL BE MAKING HIS FIRST APPEARANCE IN FRONT OF A JUDGE --

YOU CAN COUNT ON US TO BE THERE.

LIVE IN DTFM, CF, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


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


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB, AS SOON AS SOME POSSIBLE MORNING FOG MOVES OUT, WE'RE LOOKING AT ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL DAY! Return to index of stories...


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


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


STATE OF THE STATE-TRX-OTS-SS (2)


TODAY KICKS OFF THE 60-DAY LEGISLATIVE SESSION IN FLORIDA.

AND GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WILL DELIVER HIS STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS AT 11 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING.

BUT WE ALREADY KNOW WHAT HE'S GOING TO SAY.

OUR MORNING TEAM GOT OUR HANDS ON HIS SPEECH OVERNIGHT.

LOOK FOR SCOTT TO TALK ABOUT HIS FAVORITE SUBJECTS --- JOBS AND TAX CUTS.

HERE ARE ACTUAL EXCERPTS FROM HIS STATE OF THE STATE THAT YOU WILL HEAR TODAY -QUOTE-

"WE HAVE ADDED ALMOST A HALF A MILLION JOBS.

TOGETHER, WE HAVE CUT TAXES 24 TIMES ALREADY. AND MY HOPE IS THAT WE ARE ABOUT TO CUT THEM AGAIN. BY ANOTHER $500 MILLION THIS YEAR.

he goes on to say. AS I TELL THE HARD-WORKING PEOPLE OF FLORIDA AS I TRAVEL OUR STATE: WE WANT YOU TO KEEP MORE OF THE MONEY YOU EARN. BECAUSE IT'S YOUR MONEY!" END QUOTE. Return to index of stories...


FSA BILLING-OC-VO


THIS IS A BIG HEADLINE OUT OF CAPE CORAL INC ASE YOU MISSED IT ---

CITY COUNCIL HAS DECIDED TO START SENDING BILLS FOR A CONTROVERSIAL NEW TAX.

PROPERTY OWNERS WILL GET STATEMENTS FOR THE FIRE SERVICE ASSESSMENT THIS WEEK.

THEY WILL HAVE 30 DAYS TO PAY FOR IT.

CITY MANAGER JOHN SZERLAG SAYS PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT IS FAILING AND THEY DESPERATELY NEED THE MONEY.

RIGHT NOW, A GROUP OF CITIZENS IS MAKING ONE FINAL APPEAL TO GET THE TAX OVERTURNED. Return to index of stories...


CAPE HIRING-OTS


ALSO IN THE CAPE, CITY COUNCIL HAS APPROVED THE HIRING OF 22 MORE FULL- TIME EMPLOYEES FOR THE UTILITY DEPARTMENT.

THEY NEED THE WORKERS FOR ALL THE ONGOING PROJECTS.

COUNCILMAN DERRICK DONNELL WAS THE ONLY ONE TO VOTE AGAINST THE IDEA. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-OC-VO-SS


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY'VE CAUGHT A WOMAN INVOLVED IN THIS WEEKEND'S DEPUTY- INVOLVED SHOOTING.

25 YEAR OLD HOPE KIMBER APPEARED BEFORE A JUDGE FOR THE FIRST TIME MONDAY.

DEPUTIES SAY SHE STOLE A CAR WITH A GUY WHO TRIED TO RUN OVER DEPUTIES.

IT HAPPENED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING, AT THE PILOT GAS STATION NEAR I-75 AND LUCKETT ROAD.

WHEN DEPUTIES TRIED TO APPROACH THEM. THE GUY SLAMMED ON THE GAS AND TRIED TO RUN OVER AUTHORITIES. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-VOTOPS-SS


HE CRASHED INTO AN 18 WHEELER AND TRIED TO RUN AWAY.

INVESTIGATORS SHOT HIM AND HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

HIS NAME IS NOT BEING RELEASED UNTIL HE'S ARRESTED.

HOPE KIMBER IS FACING VEHICLE THEFT AND DEALING IN STOLEN PROPERTY CHARGES.

SHE'S IN JAIL ON 40-THOUSAND DOLLAR BOND. Return to index of stories...


K9 SAVES DEPUTY-OC-VO


N-B-C 2 IS GETTING A LOOK AT THE TECHNOLOGY THAT HELPED SAVE A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY'S LIFE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY DEPUTY GUS VALLEJO STOPPED FORMER DUNBAR FOOTBALL PLAYER MARQUISE BRYANT SUNDAY MORNING.

THE DEPUTY NOTICED BRYANT WAS LOOKING INTO PARKED CARS.

THAT'S WHEN INVESTIGATORS SAY THE TWO GOT INTO A SCUFFLE.

THEY ACCUSE BRYANT OF REACHING FOR A GUN AND EVEN TRYING TO CHOKE THE DEPUTY.

FEARING FOR HIS SAFETY -

VALLEJO HIT "THE BAIL BUTTON" ON HIS BELT.

THAT ALLOWED HIS K-9 BALA TO JUMP OUT OF THE SQUAD CAR AND HELP TAKE BRYANT DOWN.

SERGEANT GLOVER SAYS THEY'VE USED THE BUTTON IN SIMILAR CASES OVER THE YEARS.

BRYANT REMAINS IN JAIL ON NO BOND BECAUSE OF A PREVIOUS GUN CHARGE. Return to index of stories...


CORVETTE SINKHOLE-OC-VO


REMEMBER THAT HUGE SINKHOLE THAT OPENED UP INSIDE THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM IN KENTUCKY?

WELL, ALL THOSE CARS THAT WERE SWALLOWED UP WON'T BE LOST.

EIGHT CARS IN ALL WENT DOWN WHEN THE SINKHOLE OPENED UP LAST MONTH.

MUSEUM OFFICIALS BROUGHT IN HEAVY EQUIPMENT TO REMOVE THE VEHICLES.

THEY HOPE TO HAVE THREE OF THE CARS OUT BY TOMORROW.

ONCE THAT HAPPENS, THEY'LL REPAIR THE HOLE AND THEN WORK ON RESTORING THE CARS. Return to index of stories...


MARDI GRAS EVENING ON FIFTH-OC-SS


LOOKING AHEAD, A SPECIAL MARDI GRAS EVENING ON FIFTH IS PLANNED FOR TONIGHT IN NAPLES.

COME ON OUT FOR LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, DINING AND SHOPPING THROUGHOUT THE SIDEWALK AREAS OF FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH.

IT'S FROM 6:30 TO 9:30 TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-TRX-LIVE


IT'S DUNK CITY TIME!

TONIGHT THE FGCU MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM GOES HEAD TO HEAD AGAINST STETSON IN THE ATLANTIC SUN MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP.

DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE AT ALICO ARENA WITH A PREVIEW. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

LENGTH 3:07 Return to index of stories...


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Weather Trends

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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FGCU COLD OPEN-SOTTOPS


singing fade to black then:32-:41 dramatic music and text dunk city is still here Return to index of stories...


FGCU VS STETSON TONIGHT-2SH-TRX-OBX


THAT'S A DRAMATIC HYPE VIDEO FROM FGCU!

THIS MORNING THE ENERGY IS HIGH AND THE ANTICIPATION IS THROUGH THE HOOPS!

TONIGHT THE FGCU MENS BASKETBALL TEAM TAKES ON STETSON IN THE ATLANTIC SUN CHAMPIONSHIP AT ALICO.

THIS COULD BE THE GAME THAT TAKES THEM ONE STEP CLOSER TO WINNING THE CHAMPIONSHIP AND SECURING A BID IN THE NCAA.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE ON THE FGCU CAMPUS THIS MORNING, WITH WHAT THE MEN NEED TO DO TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN AND HOW YOU CAN CHEER THEM ON. Return to index of stories...


FGCU VS STETSON TONIGHT-LIVE


THE ANTICIPATION IS HUGE THIS MORNING--

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THE EAGLES ARE HEADING INTO THE ASUN CHAMPIONSHIP AS THE NUMBER ONE SEED. BUT IF THEY WANT TO SECURE AN AUTOMATIC BID TO THE NCAA TOURNAMENT THEY HAVE A FEW THINGS TO DO FIRST.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE A-SUN CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET

TAKE FULLSCREEN OF BRACKET-- REQUEST SENT VIA EMAIL

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FGCU VS STETSON TONIGHT-SS-SS


IF YOU HAVENT PURCHASED YOUR TICKETS AND WANT TO GO TO THE GAME TONIGHT AT 7:00 THERE ARE ABOUT 350 LEFT.

YOU CAN WATCH FROM HOME ON ESPN3.

TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT YOU CAN TWEET THE TEAM AT @FGCU_MBB AND USE THE HASHTAGS #DunkCity AND #ASunMadness

LIVE ON THE FGCU CAMPUS, DANIELLE KOLENIAK NBC2. Return to index of stories...


FGCU VS STETSON TONIGHT-LIVE


LIVE ON THE FGCU CAMPUS, DANIELLE KOLENIAK NBC2. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE STOCKS-2SH-TRX-VO


SWITCHING GEARS NOW TO OUR CONTINUING COVERAGE OF THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE.

HERE'S THE VERY LATEST OVERNIGHT BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

STOCK FUTURES ARE UP THIS MORNING DESPITE THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE.

THE CRISIS GAVE INVESTORS THE JITTERS ON MONDAY.

ALL THREE U-S MARKETS SAW BIG LOSSES BEFORE RECOVERING BY DAY'S END. Return to index of stories...


FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS-TRX-VIDBOX


AND THIS IS A BRAND NEW STORY JUST INTO OUR NEWSROOM ---

ONE ONLINE FLIGHT TRACKER SAYS THE WICKED WINTER HAS EITHER DELAYED OR

CANCELLED MORE THAN ONE MILLION FLIGHTS, SINCE THE START OF DECEMBER.

THE COST TO PASSENGERS: MORE THAN FIVE- BILLION DOLLARS IN LOST PRODUCTIVITY. Return to index of stories...


WINTER CAR SALES-OTS


AND IN A RELATED STORY ---

THE WINTER WEATHER IS ALSO HURTING AUTO SALES.

WE DID SOME DIGGING OVERNIGHT AND FOUND DEALER INVENTORIES ARE WELL ABOVE NORMAL, BECAUSE FEWER PEOPLE HAVE BEEN BUYING IN THE COLD.

BUT THAT MEANS IT'S A BUYER'S MARKET. WITH DISCOUNTS TO BE HAD. Return to index of stories...


APPLE CARPLAY-TRX-OTS


NOW AN ALL NEW NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ----

APPLE WANTS TO PUT SIRI RIGHT INTO YOUR CAR'S DASHBOARD.

THE TECH GIANT HAS TEAMED UP WITH SEVERAL CARMAKERS TO CREATE "CAR PLAY". WHICH HELPS USERS MAKE CALLS, LISTEN TO TEXT MESSAGES, AND PLAY THEIR MUSIC WITHOUT TAKING THEIR EYES OFF THE ROAD.

"CAR PLAY" WILL DEBUT IN SELECT CAR MODELS THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


FORBES RICHEST-TRX-SS


THIS IS MAKING HEADLINES BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

MICROSOFT FOUNDER BILL GATES ONCE AGAIN TOPS FORBES' LIST OF BILLIONAIRES, UNSEATING MEXICO'S CARLOS SLIM.

MORE WOMEN MADE THE TOP 100 LIST THIS YEAR, 10 PERCENT, INCLUDING FACEBOOK'S C-O-O SHERYL SANDBERG.

AND TWO THIRDS OF THE LIST ARE SELF-MADE, INCLUDING THE FOUNDER OF THAT 19- BILLION DOLLAR APP "WHATSAPP". Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-SOTVO


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY ---

AND IT'S AN AMAZING PERFORMANCE OF FROZEN'S "LET IT GO" ON THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON.

nat from jimmy fallon "let it go" performance

WHAT A VOICE FROM IDINA MENZEL. OR AS JOHN TRAVEOLTA WOULD SAY, "ADELE DAZEEM". HE BUTCHERED HER NAME DURING THE OSCARS.

AND NOW THERE'S EVEN AN ONLINE NAME GENERATOR TO TRAVOLTA-IZE YOUR NAME.

MY NAME, CLAY MILLER, WOULD BE CARL MERTIN.

AND MY NAME, KRISTA FOGELSONG, WOULD BE KEIRA FERZ-GUSON. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES.

PLUS-- A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND A CHECK OF THE ROADS. Return to index of stories...


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS OFFICER INJURED-SSTOPS (2)


TAKING A LAST LOOK AT TODAY'S TOP STORIES.

A MAN HITS A POLICE CAR TRYING TO GET TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER HIS PARTNER SLASHES HIS NECK.

IT HAPPENED ON 41 AND VICTORIA AVENUE.

POLICE SAY THEY FOLLOWED JEFFERY PATTERSON TO LEE MEMORIAL --

THEY EVENUTALLY FOUND HIS PARTNER, JAMES CANNON, IN THE CALOOSAHATCHEE, CLINGING TO ONE OF THE SUPPORT BEAMS OF THE EDISON BRIDGE.

THIS MORNING CANNON IS SET TO GO BEFORE A JUDGE HIS PARTNER IS STILL IN THE HOSPITAL, THE OFFICER IS OK. Return to index of stories...


TS I75 SEMI CRASH-VOTOPS


A COUPLE DRIVING DOWN I-75 IS SAFE THIS MORNING AFTER THEIR CAR OVERtURNED.

F-H-P TELLS NBC-2 THE COUPLE LOST CONTROL WHILE DRIVING. HITTING THE GUARDRAIL.SWERVING INTO THE PATH OF A SEMI TRUCK HAULING TWO CARS.

NO ONE WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED.

THE ACCIDENT LEAD TO ROAD BLOCKAGE BUT IS NOW REOPENED. Return to index of stories...


TS STATE OF THE STATE-CGTOPS (2)


THE NEW LEGISLATIVE SESSION BEGINS TODAY IN TALLAHASSEE AND WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT'S STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS AT 11:00 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING.

AND ON THE AGENDA FOR LEGISLATORS --- THERE'S A LOT!

TACKLING THE BUDGET AND TAX CUTS, CHILD PROTECTION, GAMBLING, GUN BILLS, HEALTH CARE, RETIREMENT,

SCHOOL CHOICE, COLLEGE TUITION, AND WATER WORRIES. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE COUNCIL MTG-VOTOPS


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CAPE COUNCIL IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO DECIDING THE FATE OF THE CITY'S BIGGEST EYESORE

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE OLD "GOLF CLUB" PROPERTY IN THE SOUTH CAPE.

MONDAY NIGHT RESIDENTS ASKED CITY LEADERS TO STEP IN-- AND TO KEEP THE LAND FROM BECOMING A RESIDENTIAL AREA.

IT APPEARS COUNCIL WILL LOOK INTO A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP.

IT AGREED TO EXPLORE THE TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND FUND. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE FSA BILLING-VOTOPS


ALSO OUT OF THE CAPE.

THE CITY COUNCIL HAS DECIDED TO START SENDING BILLS FOR A CONTROVERSIAL NEW TAX.

PROPERTY OWNERS WILL GET STATEMENTS FOR THE FIRE SERVICE ASSESSMENT THIS WEEK.

THEY WILL HAVE 30 DAYS TO PAY FOR IT.

RIGHT NOW, A GROUP OF CITIZENS IS MAKING ONE FINAL APPEAL TO GET THE TAX OVERTURNED. Return to index of stories...


TS UKRAINE LATEST-VOTOPS


A STORY WE WILL STAY ON TOP OF IN THE DAY AHEAD.

SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY IS HEADED TO UKRAINE.

KERRY BOARDED A PLANE IN NEW YORK LATE MONDAY EN ROUTE TO KIEV.

THE TRIP IS MEANT TO SEND A MESSAGE TO RUSSIA THAT THE UNITED STATES SUPPORTS UKRAINIAN SOVEREIGNTY.

RUSSIA'S PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN SAYS RUSSIA IS READY TO USE ALL MEANS TO PROTECT RUSSIANS IN UKRAINE, BUT HOPES HE WILL NOT HAVE TO USE FORCE. Return to index of stories...


TS NAPLES BRUSH FIRE-VOTOPS


A HOMELESS MAN IS TO BLAME FOR SPARKING A BRUSH FIRE IN NAPLES.

IT HAPPENED NEAR THE LEE-COLLIER COUNTY LINE.

THAT'S CLOSE TO THE OLD 41 AND US 41 INTERSECTION.

FIRE OFFICIALS SAY THE HOMELESS MAN WAS COOKING IN A WOODED AREA.

OVERNIGHT FIRE CREWS KEPT A CLOSE EYE ON THE AREA FOR HOT SPOTS.

OFFICIALS SAY THE HOMELESS MAN WILL NOT BE CHARGED. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE MAYORAL FIGHT-VOTOPS


cape coral's former mayor is still not giving up.

He wants the judge reconsider.

In the last election, MARNI SAWICKI WON THE ELECTION BY 121 VOTES.

SULLIVAN'S CAMP WANTS THE RESULTS THROWN OUT.

THE JUDGE SLAMMED THEIR CASE IN HER RULING TWO WEEKS AGO, CALLING IT "MERITLESS" AND NOT BROUGHT FORWARD IN GOOD FAITH.

SULLIVAN'S LAWYER ARGUES THE ELECTION BROKE STATE LAW, SAYING THE CITY'S CHARTER DOESN'T SPECIFICALLY STATE WHO SHOULD SIT ON THE CANVASSING BOARD. Return to index of stories...


TS DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-VOTOPS


ONE WOMAN IS FACING VEHICLE THEFT AND STOLEN PROPERTY CHARGES.

AFTER TRYING TO RUN OVER DEPUTIES IN A STOLEN VECHICLE.

HOPE KIMBER AND ONE MAN RAN AWAY FROM DEPUTIES AT A PILOT GAS STATION NEAR I-75 AND LUCKETT ROAD.

THEY CRASHED INTO A 18 WHEELER AND TRIED TO RUN

KIMBER'S BOND IS NOW SET TO 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


TS ATTEMPTED MURDER SUICIDE-VOTOPS


A WOMAN SHOT IN THE HEAD IS STILL RECOVERING THIS MORNING.

INVESTIGATORS SAY DONALD MAXWELL SHOT LINDA MAXWELL OVER THE WEEKEND.

CREATING A 3 HOUR STANDOFF WITH POLICE BEFORE HE TURNED THE GUN ON HIMELF.

NBC-2 DID SOME DIGGING AND FOUND THAT SHE IS IN FAIR CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


TS SANIBEL BOAT FIRE-VOTOPS


A COUPLE IS GLAD TO BE ALIVE AFTER THEIR BOAT CAUGHT ON FIRE OFF THE COAST OF SANIBEL.

CARL NATALE SAYS HE HEARD AN ALARM GO OFF. THAT'S WHEN HE SAW SMOKE FILLING HIS BOAT.

ANOTHER BOATER WAS ABLE TO PICK THEM UP NOT LONG AFTER THEY JUMPED INTO THE GULF.

NEITHER OF THEM WERE INJUERD. Return to index of stories...


TS FGCU VS STETSON-SSTOPS-SS


IT'S DUNK CITY FEVER IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THE EAGLE'S MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM IS FIGHTING TO GET BACK TO THE N-C DOUBLE-A TOURNAMENT.

IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT.

YOU CAN STILL GET TICKETS.

THERE ARE ABOUT 350 LEFT FOR TONIGHTS GAME.

OR YOU CAN WATCH FROM HOME ON ESPN3.

YOU CAN ALSO HEAD TO TWITTER AND TWEET THE TEAM.

AT @FGCU_MBB AND USE THE HASHTAGS #DUNKCITY AND #ASUNMADNESS

THE GAME AGAINST STETSON STARTS AT 7 TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM


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GOODBYE-4-SHOT


REMEMBER FOR BREAKING NEWS, WEATHER INFORMATION AND NEWS ONLINE, 24-HOURS A DAY, HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE--

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...