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DIRECTOR PAGE INMATE BEATING-VOTOPS
MISSING JET-TRX- TC MON MINIVAN MOM CHARGED-OTS-VO
MISSING JET-PKG URINATOR ON THE LOOSE-VOTOPS
SEX TRAFFICKING-OC, SS, OC NAKED FIGHT-VOTOPS
SEX TRAFFICKING-BUBBA FL PUPPY STOLEN-PLAZMA
SEX TRAFFICKING-TRX-PKG DC CAR CRASH-VOTOPS
SEX TRAFFICKING-BUBBA MAN STUCK CHASING MONEY-OC, VO
JOHN DERRIG-SS, OC BATKID-VOTOPS
TAMPA LSD MEAT-TRX-VOTOPS NEW SNL ANCHOR-2-SHOT, VO
DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATES-OTS NEW SNL ANCHOR-SOTVO
DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATES-CAM-99 SPORTS TEASE-3SH-VO
DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATES-PKG SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATES-CAM-99 FGCU MENS BASKETBALL-ON CAM
BOAT CRANE-OTS-VO FGCU MENS BASKETBALL-VOTOPS
KOMEN TOMORROW-2-SHOT FGCU MENS BASKETBALL-SOTTOPS
KOMEN TOMORROW-TRX-PKG FGCU MENS BASKETBALL-CGTOPS
KOMEN TOMORROW-2-SHOT ANCHOR TAG FGCU WOMENS BASKETBALL-ONCAM
TEASE ONE-CONTINUE 2-SHOT CHRIS JOHNSON-VOTOPS
TZ1 A RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-VO CHRIS JOHNSON-SOTTOPS
FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-STC BRAVES RED SOX-VOTOPS
UKRAINE-TRX-VO SPRING SCORES-ONCAM
OBAMA IN MIAMI-VOTOPS EDISON RELAYS-VOTOPS
OBAMA IN MIAMI-SOTVO EDISON RELAYS-CGTOPS
RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-OTS-VO EVERBLADES HOCKEY-VOTOPS
RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-SOTVO SPORTS TOSS TO BREAK-ON CAM
CO DUI HIGH CAMPAIGN-OC-SOTVO JIMMY FALLON-SOTTOPS
TEASE TWO-ONCAM GOLDEN APPLE-VOTOPS
TZ2 A MINIVAN MOM CHARGED-VO PARALYMPICS OPENING-VOTOPS
FIRST ALERT OPEN-CLIP FINAL FORECAST-WXGRX
FORECAST-WXWALL CLOSE SHOW-4SHOT
DOG DEATH-VO  


DIRECTOR PAGE


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MISSING JET-TRX- TC MON


N-BC-2 IS TRACKING BREAKING NEWS.

A JET WITH 239 PEOPLE ABOARD, INCLUDING 4 AMERICANS, HAS DISAPPEARED OVER VIETNAM.

RESCUE TEAMS ARE SEARCHING FOR IT AS WE SPEAK.

N-B-C'S FRANCES KO PICKS UP OUR STORY. Return to index of stories...


MISSING JET-PKG


THE MALAYSIAN AIRLINES PLANE - SIMILAR TO THIS BOEING 777-200 JET - LEFT KUALA LUMPUR AT 2:40 SATURDAY MORNING, LOCAL TIME.

IT WAS ON ITS WAY TO BEIJING WHEN IT LOST CONTACT OVER VIETNAM.

IN THE CHINESE CAPITAL, THE CHINESE FOREIGN MINISTER BRIEFLY MENTIONED THE PLANE'S DISAPPEARANCE DURING A PRE-SCHEDULED PRESS CONFERENCE.

HE CALLED THE NEWS "VERY DISTURBING" AND SAID HE HOPED ALL THE PASSENGERS ARE SAFE.

THE AIRCRAFT IS CARRYING 239 PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS.

FRANCES KUO, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


SEX TRAFFICKING-OC, SS, OC


A MAN WITH TIES TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IS ACCUSED OF USING CRAIGSLIST TO SET UP SEXTATIONS.

THAT'S WHAT IT MEANS WHEN PEOPLE TRAVEL TO HAVE SEX WITH UNDERAGE GIRLS.

50-YEAR-OLD PATRICK MINGA WAS CAUGHT IN THE ACT WHILE IN ECUADOR--- BUT WAS RECENTLY LIVING IN CAPE CORAL.

N-B-C'2 ALEX DE ARMAS GOT A HOLD OF THE DOCUMENTS DETAILING HIS ARREST. Return to index of stories...


SEX TRAFFICKING-BUBBA


THIS IS THE CRIMINAL COMPLAINT STATING THE 50 YEAR OLD SOLICITED AN UNDERCOVER AGENT FOR SEX WITH TEENAGE GIRLS THROUGH THE INTERNET.

IN IT -- MINGA SAYS HE'S BEEN INVOLVED IN SEX TOURISM FOR YEARS --

FOR THOSE WHO LIVED NEXT TO HIM IN CAPE CORAL TONIGHT THEY ARE DISGUSTED. Return to index of stories...


SEX TRAFFICKING-TRX-PKG


SEX TRAFFICKING -- ON THE BACK PAGES OF THE INTERNET -- HITTING CLOSE TO HOME.

Craig Bullock, neighbor

19:15-19:25

"It's scary and obviously that's something that scary for anyone. And also to know that he was living this close."

CRAIG BULLOCK IS THE FATHER OF TWO LITTLE GIRLS --

HIS NEIGHBOR PATRICK MINGA --

NOW ACCUSED OF RUNNING AN OPERATION PROMOTING SEX TOURISM.

Craig Bullock, neighbor

19:05-19:09

"Next thing I know they left and I assumed it was to Ecuador."

AN UNDERCOVER AGENT FOR ICE RESPONDED TO AN AD MINGA HAD ON CRAIGSLIST--

THE DEAL-- A 7-DAY TRIP TO ECUADOR FOR 14 HUNDRED DOLLARS--.

LODGING- FOOD- AND *UNLIMITED FEMALES* -- AS YOUNG AS 13 INCLUDED.

Craig Bullock, neighbor

18:42-18:47

"He had a little son and a wife and seemed pretty normal."

Richard Ruth, Neighbor

25:33-25:47

"It's shocking to think that somebody here this close, we've, that one of our neighbors possibly would be involved with something like that is scary. "

AUTHORITIES SAY MINGA ACCEPTED MONEY FROM THE UNDERCOVER AGENT FOR THE TRIP.

LEAVING HIS NEIGHBORS WHO THOUGHT THEY KNEW HIM-CONFUSED.

Craig Bullock, neighbor

20:09-20:12

"There are people out there that have a pretty good disguise about themselves." Return to index of stories...


SEX TRAFFICKING-BUBBA


AUTHORITIES SAY MINGA WAS IN ECUADOR DURING ALL THE COMMUNICATIONS WITH THE AGENT.

HE WAS ARRESTED IN ALABAMA TODAY.

IF CONVICTED-MINGA FACES UP TO 30 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON.

LIVE IN THE NR ADA NBC2 Return to index of stories...


JOHN DERRIG-SS, OC


THE CITY OF MARCO ISLAND IS WORKING TO FIRE ONE OF ITS POLICE OFFICERS.

CHIEF DON HUNTER ASKED CITY MANAGER ROGER HERNSTADT TO FIRE OFFICER JOHN DERRIG - WHO YOU SEE HERE.

DERRIG WAS FIRED IN 2010 FOR UNNECESSARY USE OF FORCE ON A SOUTH AFRICAN MAN ON NEW YEARS 2008.

BUT HE WAS LET BACK ON THE FORCE IN 2012 AFTER AN ARBITRATION HEARING.

DERRIG ALSO AGREED TO ANGER MANAGEMENT CLASSES.

NOW THE CHIEF SAYS DERRIG LIED ABOUT THE INCIDENT AND DISOBEYED A DIRECT ORDER.

IT'S WORTH NOTING THAT THE MARCO POLICE CHIEF IS MAKING THIS REQUEST EVEN THOUGH THE DEPARTMENT HAS A RELATIVELY HIGH TURNOVER RATE IN THE PAST COUPLE YEARS. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA LSD MEAT-TRX-VOTOPS


A FAMILY OF FOUR IS HOSPITALIZED AFTER EATING MEAT FROM A TAMPA WALMART ON MONDAY.

AFTER DINNER THEY ALL BEGAN TO FEEL SICK SO THEY CALLED 9-1-1.

THEY WERE HALLUCINATING AND DOCTORS REALIZED THEY'D ALL INJESTED L-S-D.

THE MOM WAS NINE MONTHS PREGNANT- SO DOCTORS HAD TO INDUCE LABOR.

THE FAMILY IS DOING JUST FINE.

WALMART AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATES-OTS


TONIGHT VOTERS GOT A CHANCE TO MEET SOME OF THE CANDIDATES VYING FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION TO REPLACE TREY RADEL.

N-B-C2'S LAURA ROBERTS WAS THERE.

SHE JOINS US NOW LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM. Return to index of stories...


DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATES-CAM-99


THIS WAS THE SECOND TIME DURING THIS CAMPAIGN REPUBLICANS CURT CLAWSON, PAIGE KREEGEL AND MICHAEL DREIKORN MET TO DEBATE.

IT'S HARD TO DO - SINCE THEY *AGREE ON SO MANY TOPICS.

SO TONIGHT I ASKED THE CANDIDATES WHAT SETS THEM APART. Return to index of stories...


DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATES-PKG


AN HOUR AND A HALF OF QUESTIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE -

AND QUESTIONS FROM THE CANDIDATE FORUM SPONSORS.

THEIR ANSWERS - VERY SIMILAR.

Curt Clawson

12:09 12:10

Well we're all republicans

A DEBATE AMONG CURT CLAWSON, DR. PAIGE KREEGAL, AND MICHAEL

DREIKORN - SO POLITE -

YOU'D ALMOST FORGET THESE MEMBERS OF THE SAME PARTY ARE CURRENTLY

POLITICAL OPPONENTS.

ALL OF THEM VYING TO FILL TREY RADEL'S SEAT IN FLORIDA'S 19TH

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.

STATE SENATOR LIZBETH BENAQUISTO LEFT JUST BEFORE THE FORUM BEGAN

TO HANDLE A FAMILY EMERGENCY.

Paige Kreegel

10:12 10:15

We're able to answer the questions that are important to the people

FROM THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT TO PROTECTING THE SECOND AMENDMENT

TO FOREIGN POLICY -

THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES TEND TO AGREE.

SO WHAT SETS THEM APART.

CLawson

11:48 11:55

I think more and more folks like the idea of a non career politician

and strong economic growth and cutting the deficit

DOCTOR PAIGE KREEGEL SAYS HIS EXPERIENCE - BOTH IN

POLITICS AND MEDICINE - MAKES HIM THE BEST CHOICE, ESPECIALLY WHEN IT

COMES TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

Kreegel

10:42 10:47

It needs work from people who not only have experience but have

special competences in the field of medicine and medicinal care

SELF PROCLAIMED UNDERDOG MICHAEL DREIKORN SAYS IT'S HIS INTEGRITY AND HONESTY THAT WILL APPEAL TO THE PEOPLE.

Dreikorn

14:26

if they really want to have a true representative they need to lol

past the hype and look for some substance:32

ALL OF THEM SAY THEY'RE THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA -

THEY HAVE SIX WEEKS TO PROVE THAT TO VOTERS. Return to index of stories...


DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATES-CAM-99


THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY IS ON APRIL 22.

WHOEVER WINS WILL FACE DEMOCRAT APRIL FREEMAN AND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE RAY NETHERWOOD IN THE SPECIAL ELECTION ON JUNE 24.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM, LAURA ROBERTS, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


BOAT CRANE-OTS-VO


CREWS WILL RECOVER A SUNKEN YACHT OFF THE COAST OF SANIBEL MONDAY.

NBC 2 WILL HAVE A TEAM ON THE RECOVERY BOAT- FILMING IT AS IT HAPPENS.

THE 64 FOOT YACHT CAUGHT FIRE MONDAY MORNING AND SANK.

THE TWO PEOPLE ON BOARD JUMPED SAFELY INTO THE WATER.

ONCE IT'S PULLED TO SHORE- STATE OFFICIALS WILL INSPECT IT. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN TOMORROW-2-SHOT


NOW AT 11-

IT'S A BIG PEP RALLY - AND IT'S ALL ABOUT PINK.

TONIGHT HUNDREDS TURNED OUT ON A RELATIVELY CHILLY NIGHT.GETTING READY FOR THE SUSAN G KOMEN RACE FOR THE CURE TOMORROW.

N-B-C2'S ANDREA HUBBELL TALKS WITH ONE TEAM WHO'S BEEN FIGHTING FOR A CURE FOR YEARS. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN TOMORROW-TRX-PKG


NAT - "ciiiiindy"

TONIGHT IS ALL ABOUT MAKING MEMORIES.

NAT

REMEMBERING THE GOOD TIMES

NAT

AND TRYING TO SMILE THROUGH THE BAD.

karen davis/ cindy's sister in law

00:19-00:26

cindy.

MAY 25TH 2012 CINDY WAS DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER.

cindy's a fighter

NEARLY TWO YEARS LATER - AT 52

ERICA SHANNON/CINDY'S FRIEND

56:47-56:48

She's very young

SHE'S FIGHTING IN STAGE FOUR.

00:13-00:18

the strongest person I know.

AND IT'S THE MONTHS OF TREATMENT, MULTIPLE SURGERIES AND THESE GIRLS THAT HAVE CHEERED HER ON.

58:51-58:57

the cheerleading skirt gets a little wrinkled, it gets a little torn a little dirty but you know you have to keep it up for her.

ERICA SHANNON AND HER FRIENDS TELL NBC2 CINDY CANT MAKE IT TOMORROW BECAUSE SHE'S TOO WEAK.

59:04-59:07

Anything we go through is minute compared to what she's got going on

BUT THEIR STRENGTH - ALONG WITH THOUSANDS WILL WALK TO FIND A CURE.

meg sadi/cindy's friend

00:57-1:02

we come out here and try to make as much money as we can

ANDREA STANDUP

27:17-27:26

NOW CINDY'S TEAM HAS RAISED OVER 21 THOUSAND DOLLARS. NOW THAT DOESN'T INCLUDE ANYONE ELSE WHO'S WALKING FOR THE CURE TOMORROW.

NAT- MUSIC

TURNING BAD TIMES -AND HARD MEMORIES

58:00-58:03

it's the best part of my day when i can help cindy.

INTO A PROMISE TO MAKE MORE IN THE FUTURE.

IN ESTERO AH NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN TOMORROW-2-SHOT ANCHOR TAG


LINDSAY AND I WILL BOTH BE AT THE EVENT TOMORROW-

ALONG WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE N-B-C 2 NEWS TEAM.

WE'LL ALSO BE BROADCASTING LIVE FROM THE RACE.

OUR COVERAGE OF THE RACE FOR THE CURE BEGINS TOMORROW MORNING AT 6. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-CONTINUE 2-SHOT


NEXT ON THE NEWS AT 11.

A NEW PLAN TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA IN FLORIDA.

IT GOES EVEN FURTHER THAN THE NEW LAW IN COLORADO.

WE'LL TELL ABOUT THE BILL THAT WAS JUST FILED IN THE STATE SENATE. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-VO


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-STC


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UKRAINE-TRX-VO


RUSSIAN TROOPS CONTINUED THEIR INVASION OF UKRAINE TODAY.

HEY RAMMED THRU GATES OF A OF A UKRAINIAN MISSILE-DEFENCE POST.

UKRAINIAN FORCES DID NOT FIGHT BACK, SO THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF INJURIES.

MEANWHILE, U.S. AND EUROPEAN LEADERS ARE STILL TRYING TO CONVINCE RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN TO WITHDRAW HIS TROOPS. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA IN MIAMI-VOTOPS


THE ONGOING STANDOFF IN UKRAINE ISN'T STOPPING PRESIDENT OBAMA FROM PUSHING AHEAD WITH HIS DOMESTIC AGENDA.

TODAY THE PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY VISITED A MIAMI HIGH SCHOOL.

THEIR FOCUS WAS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION - AND THE NEED TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA IN MIAMI-SOTVO


My challenge today to every high school student in America, fill out the form! Even if you think you might not qualify for financial aid, fill out the form. You might qualify.

THE PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY ARE EXPECTED TO SPEND THE WEEKEND IN SOUTH FLORIDA.

THE WHITE HOUSE HAD SIGNALED THOSE PLANS COULD CHANGE AMID THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE. Return to index of stories...


RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-OTS-VO


IF A FLORIDA STATE LAWMAKER GET'S HIS WAY.

YOU'LL BE ABLE TO ENJOY MARIJUANA LEGALLY.

SENATOR DWIGHT BULLARD FROM MIAMI FILED A BILL-

IF APPROVED IT WOULD ALLOW ADULTS 21 AND OLDER TO POSSES JUST OVER TWO OUNCES OF POT-

AND GROW UP TO SIX PLANTS.

BUT IT'S NOT WITHOUT CONTROVERCY. Legalization Push Return to index of stories...


RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-SOTVO


30:43 "No matter how people try to sell it to older people it's going to get into the hands of kids." Deborah Comella, Lee Co. Coalition for a Drug-Free SWFL.

40:26 "I've never heard of anybody smoking a joint and beating their wife afterwards, know what I mean?"

POLITICAL EXPERTS SAY THE BILL HAS LITTLE TO NO CHANCE OF PASSING IN THE REPUBLICAN- DOMINATED LEGISLATURE.

FLORIDA VOTERS WILL DECIDE THE FATE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA THIS NOVEMBER. Return to index of stories...


CO DUI HIGH CAMPAIGN-OC-SOTVO


RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA IS ALREADY LEGAL IN COLORADO.

AND NOW THE STATE'S LAUNCHING A NEW CAMPAIGN-

REMINDING DRIVERS THAT MARIJUANA SHOULD BE TREATED LIKE ALCOHOL.

CHECK IT OUT.

A COMMERCIAL SHOWING A MAN INSTALLING A TV- THEN IT FALLS OFF THE WALL

THE STATE SAYS PEOPLE DRIVING STONED IS A REAL PROBLEM.

THEY'VE NOTICED A SPIKE IN D-U-I'S INVOLVING PEOPLE IMPAIRED BY THE DRUG. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ONCAM


THE MOM WHO DROVE HER MINIVAN INTO THE OCEAN OFF DAYTONA BEACH HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER.

THE KEY WAS A NEW DETAIL WE HEARD TODAY.

COMING UP WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT INVESTIGATORS SAY SHE DID RIGHT AFTER THE VAN SPLASHED INTO THE ATLANTIC. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A MINIVAN MOM CHARGED-VO


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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.

ANOTHER GREAT WEEKEND

After a stormy Thursday, Friday turned out to be a much better day, with some sunshine and highs in the 70s. This evening will feature just a few clouds around with temps quickly falling into the 50s. It will be chilly overnight, with lows in the mid to upper 40s.

The weekend is still expected to be a great one. We'll see wall-to-wall sunshine Saturday, with highs climbing into the upper 70s. It will be cool again Saturday Night, with lows in the mid 50s.

Sunday is also looking great. Again, expect plenty of sun and warmer highs in the low 80s.

The nice weather will march on into next week. We'll see a few more clouds on Monday, with highs climbing into the mid low 80s. Tuesday will also feature partly cloudy skies, with highs in the mid 80s.

Our next storm system is still on track to arrive midweek. This system will bring cloud cover and a good chance of scattered showers for Wednesday. Highs will be in the mid 80s.

Slightly cooler air will arrive late in the week, with temps back down into the 70s. Return to index of stories...


DOG DEATH-VO


A TRULY DISGUSTING STORY OF ANIMAL ABUSE OUT OF LEE COUNTY TONIGHT.

GALEN AUNE IS ACCUSED OF BEATING HIS ADOPTED DOG FOR MONTHS-

THEN BRUTALLY KILLING IT WITH A PICK AXE.

DETECTIVES SAY AUNE TOLD THEM HE DID IT BECAUSE THE DOG "LOOKED AT HIM FUNNY."

HE'S FACING FELONY CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


INMATE BEATING-VOTOPS


DESOTO COUNTY IS FACING A THREE AND A HALF MILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL LAWSUIT.

JODY HOLLAND CLAIMS FORMER DEPUTY STEVEN RIZZA SLAMMED HIS HEAD AGAINST A WALL AND CHOKED HIM INSIDE A JAIL CELL.

HOLLAND WAS THERE FOR VIOLATING A RESTRAINING ORDER FILED BY HIS EX-FIANCE WHO WORKED AS A JAIL NURSE.

THE SUIT IS SEEKING DAMAGES FROM SIX PEOPLE - INCLUDING SHERIFF WILLIAM WISE.

FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS FILED SEPARATE *CRIMINAL* CHARGES AGAINST FOUR FORMER DEPUTIES FOR THEIR ROLE IN THE BEATING AND COVER UP. Return to index of stories...


MINIVAN MOM CHARGED-OTS-VO


CHARGES ARE NOW FILED IN DAYTONA BEACH-

AGAINST THAT MOTHER ACCUSED OF DRIVING HER MINIVAN FULL OF CHILDREN INTO THE OCEAN.

THE VOLUSIA COUNTY'S SHERIFF SAYS EBONY WILKERSON OF SOUTH CAROLINA IS FACING ATTEMPTED MURDER AND CHILD ABUSE CHARGES.

HE SAYS SHE TRIED PREVENTING RESCUE EFFORTS BY LOCKING THE DOORS AND ROLLING UP THE WINDOWS.

WILKERSON, WHO'S PREGNANT, HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED TO THE COUNTY JAIL.

SHE HAD BEEN AT A LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC. Return to index of stories...


URINATOR ON THE LOOSE-VOTOPS


LISTEN TO THIS STORY.

STUDENTS IN GAINESVILLE ARE BEING ADVISED TO BACKAWAY IF SOMEONE WALKS UP CLOSE TO THEM.

SOUND ODD? WELL IT IS.

APPARENTLY THERE'S A SERIAL URINATOR ON THE LOOSE.

THE MAN IS WALKING UP TO WOMEN ON CAMPUS- URINATING ON THEM- THEN TAKING OFF.

IT'S BEEN HAPPENING FOR A MONTH!

THE SCHOOL IS ALSO ADVISING PEOPLE TO BACK AWAY IS SOMEONE ASKS YOU FOR DIRECTIONS. Return to index of stories...


NAKED FIGHT-VOTOPS


CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO FROM INSIDE A DAYTON, OHIO JAIL.

YOU CAN SEE DEPUTIES WHEEL AN ACCUSED MURDERER INTO A ROOM.

THEY HAVE HIM STRAPPED TO A CHAIR WHEN THEY START TO UNDRESS HIM.

THE MOMENT THEY LOOSEN THE STRAPS HE LASHES OUT-

SUCKER PUNCHING A DEPUTY.

IT DIDN'T TAKE THEM LONG TO HAVE HIM RESTRAINED ONCE AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


FL PUPPY STOLEN-PLAZMA


NOW TAKE A LOOK AT THIS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM ST. PETERSBURG.

IF YOU TAKE A LOOK RIGHT THERE-

YOU CAN SEE A MAN SNATCH A PUPPY FROM A PET STORE.

PUT IT IN HIS BACKPACK AND TAKE OFF.

THE STORE SAYS THE CHIHUAHUA IS WORTH HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS.

THE MAN STILL HASN'T BEEN FOUND. Return to index of stories...


DC CAR CRASH-VOTOPS


NOW HERE'S SOMETHING YOU DON'T SEE EVERY DAY.

A CAR STUCK UPRIGHT ON A TREE - NEAR THE U-S CAPITAL BUILDING.

POLICE SAY THE CAR WAS TRAVELING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED-

HIT SOMETHING THEN FLEW UNTIL IT HIT THIS TREE.

THE DRIVER WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL IN CRITICAL CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


MAN STUCK CHASING MONEY-OC, VO


SOMETIMES THE RISK JUST ISN'T WORTH THE REWARD.

AN OKLAHOMA MAN SPENT *TWO DAYS IN AN UNDERGROUND SEWER.

HE SAYS HE DROPPED 20 DOLLARS INTO A STORM DRAIN.

HE TRIED CHASING AFTER IT - BUT SOMEHOW GOT LOST.

HE WAS FINALLY FOUND WHEN A GROUP OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS HEARD HIM SCREAMING.

DESPITE ALL HIS EFFORT- HE NEVER FOUND HIS 20-DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


BATKID-VOTOPS


WE'RE LEARNING TONIGHT THAT THE LITTLE BOY KNOWN AS BATKID MISSED HIS OSCAR MOMENT.

FIVE-YEAR-OLD LEUKEMIA PATIENT MILES SCOTT MADE NATIONAL NEWS LAST NOVEMBER WHEN SAN FRANCISCO PULLED OUT ALL THE STOPS TO MAKE HIM FEEL LIKE A REAL SUPER HERO.

TODAY WE FOUND OUT MILES WAS WAS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR IN AN OSCARS SEGMENT WITH "SPIDER-MAN" STAR ANDREW GARFIELD.

THE BIT WAS REHEARSED SATURDAY- THEN CANCELLED WITHOUT EXPLANATION SUNDAY MORNING.

BUT IT WASEN'T ALL BAD FOR HIM.

HE AND HIS FAMILY SPENT THE DAY AT DISNEYLAND INSTEAD. Return to index of stories...


NEW SNL ANCHOR-2-SHOT, VO


SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE HAS HAD A LOT OF TURNOVER LATELY.

ELEVEN OF THE 17 CURRENT CAST MEMBER HAVE BEEN ON THE SHOW FOR LESS THAN TWO YEARS!

NOW THERE'S A NEW FACE BEHIND THE WEEKEND UPDATE DESK.

COLIN JOST WILL NOW SIT NEXT TO CECILY STRONG AT THE WEEKEND UPDATE DESK.

JOST WAS NAMED HEAD WRITER OF S-N-L IN 2012.

HE DOESN'T EXPECT HIS PROMOTION TO THE ANCHOR DESK TO CAUSE ANY RIPPLES. Return to index of stories...


NEW SNL ANCHOR-SOTVO


SOT - Colin Jost

"it's a format that generally has worked pretty well for now. 150 years? and so i feel like we don't want to mess with it too much."

Cecily Strong

"we're going to replace the jokes with us singing and dancing."

JOST IS TAKING OVER FOR SETH MYERS. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TEASE-3SH-VO


COMING WE CONTINUE TO GET YOU READY FOR THE BIG ASUN CHAMPIONSHIP GAME SUNDAY AT ALICO ARENA - PLUS BISHOP VEROT GRAD CHRIS JOHNSON IN TOWN TODAY TO PLAY SOME BALL - WE'LL TALK TO HIM NEXT IN SPORTS -- Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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FGCU MENS BASKETBALL-ON CAM


THE FGCU MEN CONTINUE TO BE THE TALK OF THE TOWN - WE ARE LESS THAN 2 DAYS AWAY FROM THE ASUN CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AGAINST MERCER --

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FGCU MENS BASKETBALL-VOTOPS


A SEASON AGO - THIS MATCHUP WAS IN MACON - FAST FORWARD TO THE PRESENT - AND THE BEARS HAVE TO TRAVEL TO THE VERY LOUD ALICO ARENA - FGCU HAS ALREADY DEFEATED MERCER HERE ONCE - AND WITH THE SELLOUT CROWD BEHIND THEM AGAIN - THEY ARE CONFIDENT AND LIKE THEIR CHANCES OF GETTING BACK TO THE BIG DANCE -- Return to index of stories...


FGCU MENS BASKETBALL-SOTTOPS


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FGCU MENS BASKETBALL-CGTOPS


HERE'S A LOOK AGAIN - SUNDAY AT 2PM - THE GAME IS SOLD OUT - MERCER THOUGH HAS AN ALLOTMENT OF 300 TICKETS - IF THOSE GO UNSOLD - SATURDAY AT 1PM - YOU CAN PURCHASE THE REMAINERS - WINNER OF COURSE TO THE BIG TOURNEY --

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FGCU WOMENS BASKETBALL-ONCAM


WHILE ALL THE FOCUS HAS BEEN ON THE GUYS THIS WEEK - THE WOMEN'S HOOP TEAM WITH A CHANCE TO WIN ANOTHER ASUN CROWN - THEY BATTLE STETSON AT 1PM TOMORROW - THE WINNER WILL BE THE NUMBER 1 SEED FOR THE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT STARTING NEXT WEEK -- Return to index of stories...


CHRIS JOHNSON-VOTOPS


ATLANTA BRAVE 3RD BASEMAN AND BISHOP VEROT GRAD CHRIS JOHNSON WAS BACK IN TOWN TODAY AS HIS GUYS TOOK ON THE SOX AT JETBLUE -- JOHNSON IS COMING OFF A VERY PRODUCTIVE 2013 WHERE HE HIT.321 - 2ND IN ALL THE NATIONAL LEAGUE - NOW THAT EXPECTATIONS ARE HIGH FOR HIM - HE HAS TO WORK EVEN HARDER TO SUCCEED --

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CHRIS JOHNSON-SOTTOPS


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BRAVES RED SOX-VOTOPS


CHRIS STARTED AT 3RD. AGAINST THE SOX TODAY

TOP 2ND. BEATS OUT THE INFIELD SINGLE. HE WAS ONE-FOR THREE.

NO SCORE IN THIS GAME.UNTIL THE 6TH.JASON HEYWARD.THAT'S GOING.AND GONE! 1- BRAVES.

THE RED SOX SCORE ONE IN THE 6TH. THREE IN THE 7TH.

THEY WIN, 4-1. Return to index of stories...


SPRING SCORES-ONCAM


MINNESOTA TWINS WITH A COME FROM BEHIND WIN OVER PITTSBURGH 6 TO 5, WHILE THE RAYS GET A W OVER TORONTO - 6 TO 3 --

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EDISON RELAYS-VOTOPS


53RD ANNUAL EDISON RELAYS - OVER AT FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL - PICK UP ACTION WITH THE BOYS 4 BY 100 METER RACE - AND DUNBAR - THE QUICKEST TEAM ON THE TRACK - FOLLOWED BY EAST LEE COUNTY -- GUNS OFF NOW FOR THE BOYS 400 METER -- AND CYPRESS LAKE'S JAKE KILGORE WINS THE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE - FORT MYERS ERIC BRIGGS COMES IN 3RD --

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EDISON RELAYS-CGTOPS


A LOOK AT THE FINAL RESULTS AND -- NORTH PORT WINS THE EDISON RELAYS -- DUNBAR COMES IN 2ND PLACE -- WHILE FORT MYERS ROUNDS OUT THE TOP 3 --

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EVERBLADES HOCKEY-VOTOPS


NEXT STOP GERMAIN ARENA--- EVERBLADES WEARING THE PINK JERSIES IN SUPPORT OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

THOSE JERSIES WILL BE AUCTIONED OFF AND WILL HELP TREAT CANCER PATIENTS RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

THE BLADES THOUGH COULDN'T GET ANYTHING GOING IN THE SECOND PERIOD -- BLADES FALL 3 TO 2 -- THEY ARE BACK AT IT TOMORRO NIGHT -- Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TOSS TO BREAK-ON CAM


FINALLY IN GOLF NEWS - A 4 WAY TIE AT 1 UNDER OVER AT DORAL IN MIAMI AFTER 2 ROUNDS - AND IN PUERTO RICO NORTH FORT MYERS GRAD GEORGE MCNEILL IS 8 UNDER - 4 STROKES BACK OF THE LEAD -- THAT'S SPORTS - BACK AFTER THIS -- Return to index of stories...


JIMMY FALLON-SOTTOPS


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GOLDEN APPLE-VOTOPS


LAUGHTER - TEARS - AND SHOUTS OF JOY FILLED SIX LEE COUNTY CLASSROOMS TODAY.

THE FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SURPRISED TEACHERS WTIH GOLDEN APPLE AWARDS.

FOR SOME IT WAS A DREAM COME TRUE - OTHERS WERE THRILLED BEYOND BELIEF.

THE FOUNDATION HANDS OUT THE ANNUAL AWARDS TO RECOGNIZE EXCELLENT TEACHERS IN LEE COUNTY.

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PARALYMPICS OPENING-VOTOPS


A SPECTACULAR DISPLAY IN SOCHI, RUSSIA.

YOU'RE LOOKING AT VIDEO OF THE OPENING CEREMONIES FOR THE 11TH PARALYMPIC GAMES.

TODAY'S EVENT KICKS OFF TEN DAYS OF COMPETITION.

THE ACTION BEGINS TOMORROW WITH ALPINE SKIING.

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FINAL FORECAST-WXGRX


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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CLOSE SHOW-4SHOT


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