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ANCHOR SUPERS GG HOME INVASION-LIVE
DIRECTORS PAGE GG HOME INVASION-VO
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT GG HOME INVASION-SOTVO
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP GG HOME INVASION-LIVE
AUSTIN SXSW DEADLY CRASH-2SHOT 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX
AUSTIN SXSW DEADLY CRASH-VO IN PLASMA-SAT2 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER
AUSTIN SXSW DEADLY CRASH-SOTVO, PLASMA 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 DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-TRX-OC-SS-FLY
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-LIVE
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-VO
REUBIN ASKEW DEATH-TRX-OC-SS DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-LIVE
CHARCO HIT & RUN-TRX-SS SEX CRIME ARREST-OC-SS
GG HOME INVASION-OC-TRX-SS-FLY YACHT FIRE-OC-VO
GG HOME INVASION-LIVE YACHT FIRE-SOTVO
GG HOME INVASION-SS-WIPE WAFFLE HOUSE REWARD-TRX-OC-VO
GG HOME INVASION-SOT PRESCRIBED BURN-TRX-SS
GG HOME INVASION-LIVE QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT
DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-TRX-OC-SS-FLY FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-LIVE BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-VO-WIPE 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-LIVE 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
DESOTO MERCURY PARENT-OC-SOTVO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
MISSING PLANE-TRX-OC-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
HARLEM EXPLOSION-TRX-OC-VO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO CHIRPIFY-2SH-3SHOT BUB
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL CHIRPIFY-BUB
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 CHIRPIFY-SOTVO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP CHIRPIFY-SOT
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL CHIRPIFY-BUB
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX HOOTERS DEATH-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC HOOTERS DEATH-SOTVO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP LEE ANIMAL CRUELTY-OC-VO
COLORADO CARJACKING-VO IN PLASMA LEE ANIMAL CRUELTY-SOTVO
COLORADO CARJACKING-SOTVO, PLASMA OBAMA OVERTIME-TRX-OTS
PC DRIVE BY SHOOTING-TRX-OC-SS-VO WALL STREET BONUSES-OTS
PC DRIVE BY SHOOTING-SOTVO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT-TRX-VO
OHIO PILEUP-TRX-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
US CAPITOL LIGHTS-RTX-SATLIVELOOK-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-TRX-2SH-VO 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 GG HOME INVASION-SSTOPS-VO
AUSTIN SXSW UPDATE-TRX-VO IN PLASMA TS LEHIGH HOME INVASION-SSTOPS
AUSTIN SXSW UPDATE-(2)SOTVO, PLASMA TS DESOTO MERCURY LATEST-SSTOPS-VO
FLORIDA TOURISM-OTS-VIDBOX TS AUSTIN SXSW CRASH-VOTOPS
FL BEES-OC-SOTVO TS CHARCO HIT & RUN-SSTOPS
BONITA BIZ EXPO-TRX-SS-WIPE TS FGCU STUDENT FATAL CRASH-VOTOPS
COLLIER FAIR PET NIGHT-SSTOPS TS SEX CRIME ARREST-SSTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS WAFFLE HOUSE REWARD-VOTOPS
HL1) GG HOME INVASION-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP TS FL TOURISM-VIDBOXTOPS
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI TS YACHT FIRE-VOTOPS
HL3) DESOTO MERCURY-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP TS BONITA BIZ EXPO-SSTOPS
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
GG HOME INVASION COLD OPEN-SOTTOPS FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH GOODBYE-4-SHOT
GG HOME INVASION-TRX-SS-ANIBOX  


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


BREAKING NEWS

SXSW Deadly Crash

DEVELOPING NOW

Violent Home Invasion

LOOKING AHEAD

Mercury Clean-up

BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ----

A CAR PLOWS RIGHT INTO A CROWD AT THE SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN.

AND AT LEAST TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD.

WE'RE LIVE WITH THE VERY LATEST BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

AND DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

WE'RE LIVE ON SCENE AFTER ANOTHER VIOLENT HOME INVASION IN AN UPSCALE NAPLES NEIGHBORHOOD.

This is not the norm for Naples and it's not the norm for collier county.

THE SUSPECTS ARE STILL OUT THERE ARE NOW LAW ENFORCEMENT IS TEAMING UP AND WORKING OVERTIME TO FIND THEM.

AND, WE'RE LIVE AHEAD OF MORE CLEANUP AFTER A MERCURY SPILL AT A SCHOOL AND TWO HOMES.

AND WHY ONE PARENT SAYS HE WAS LIED TO.

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


BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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AUSTIN SXSW DEADLY CRASH-2SHOT


WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEW DETAILS ON THAT DEADLY CRASH AT THE VERY POPULAR SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN.

LET'S GET RIGHT TO NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH LIVE IN STUDIO WITH THE NEWEST VIDEO AND INFORMATION FROM THE SCENE, STACEY? Return to index of stories...


AUSTIN SXSW DEADLY CRASH-VO IN PLASMA-SAT2


BRAND NEW INFORMATION IN THE 10 MINUTES.

THE CHIEF OF POLICE JUST FINIHSED A NEWS CONFERENCE.

HE IS ASKING FOR ANY CELL PHONE VIDEO THAT PEOPLE TOOK AT THE SCENE WHEN THEY MAN CAME BARRELING THROUGH A CROWDED BAR.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS CHAOTIC SCENE OVERNIGHT ---

WITNESSES PAINT A HORRIFYING PICTURE.

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE AT A BAR IN DOWNTOWN AUSTIN FOR A POPULAR MUSIC FESTIVAL.

HERE'S THE LATEST: THE SUSPECT IS AT THE JAIL RIGHT NOW, BEING PROCESSED. HE WILL BE CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF CAPITAL MURDER AND 23 COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON.

TWO PEOPLE, A MAN AND WOMEN, ARE DEAD AND 23 ARE HURT. 5 ARE ARE CRITIAL CONDITION.

POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT SPED OFF, AFTER BEING STOPPED ON SUSPICION OF DUI.

THE SUSPECT THEN WENT THE WRONG WAY, PLOWED THROUGH A BARRICADE AND HIT THE PEOPLE IN THE CROWD.

NOW LISTEN TO THIS EYE WITNESS ACCOUNT. Return to index of stories...


AUSTIN SXSW DEADLY CRASH-SOTVO, PLASMA


witness describing scene

CLAY, I HAVE BEEN WATCHING A LIVE FEED ON MY COMPUTER IN THE NEWSROOM.

STILL A VERY ACTIVE SCENE.

RIGHT NOW SEVERAL DOWNTOWN AUSTIN STREETS ARE CLOSED, AND YOU CAN IMAGINE THAT WILL BE A MESS AS PEOPLE HEAD OFF TO WORK THIS MORNING.

IF YOU'RE NOT FAMILIAR, THE SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL IS A SET OF FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVALS AND CONFERENCES IN AUSTIN, AND IT GETS BIGGER EVERY YEAR.

FOR NOW, IT'S SCHEDULED TO CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.

LIVE IN STUDIO SD NBC-2. 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 HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING A COOL DOWN AHEAD. 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...


REUBIN ASKEW DEATH-TRX-OC-SS


MORE BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA ---

FORMER FLORIDA GOV. REUBIN ASKEW, WHO GUIDED THE STATE THROUGH A PERIOD OF SCHOOL BUSING TO ACHIEVE INTEGRATION IN THE 1970S, DIED EARLY TODAY. HE WAS 85.

THE CAUSE OF DEATH IS UNCLEAR.

ASKEW DIED SURROUNDED BY FAMILY MEMBERS AT TALLAHASSEE MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE.

ASKEW'S EIGHT YEARS IN OFFICE COINCIDED WITH THE END OF THE VIETNAM WAR, WATERGATE AND DRAMATIC SOCIAL CHANGE ACROSS THE NATION. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO HIT & RUN-TRX-SS


BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW ---

FHP IS INVESTIGATING A HIT AND RUN CRASH INVOLVING A PEDESTRIAN IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

TROOPERS SAY IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 3:30 AT MICHAEL STREET AND GULFSTREAM BLVD IN ENGLEWOOD.

WE KNOW ONE PERSON WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

AS SOON AS WE LEARN MORE WE'LL LET YOU KNOW. Return to index of stories...


GG HOME INVASION-OC-TRX-SS-FLY


DEVELOPING NOW ---

A VIOLENT HOME INVASION IN A GATED COMMUNITY IN COLLIER COUNTY HAS MANY SECOND GUESSING THEIR SAFETY THIS MORNING.

THIS IS THE FOURTH HOME INVASION IN COLLIER COUNTY IN LESS THAN A MONTH.

THE DETAILS OF EACH CASE ARE SIMILAR BUT AUTHORITIES ARE STILL TRYING TO PIECE THEM TOGETHER.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE AT THE NAPLES POLICE DEPARTMENT

DIGGING DEEPER INTO THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


GG HOME INVASION-LIVE


THIS MORNING WE'RE LOOKING INTO ALL 4 HOME INVASIONS--

THEY ALL HAPPENED VIOLENTLY AND IN AFFLUENT AREAS. Return to index of stories...


GG HOME INVASION-SS-WIPE


THIS MORNING WE SEARCHED THROUGH ALL FOUR POLICE REPORTS FROM THE HOME

INVASIONS.

THIS IS WHERE THEY TOOK PLACE.

TWO IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES LAST MONTH AND ANOTHER AT A HOME IN

NAPLES A FEW WEEKS LATER.

THE MOST RECENT HOME INVASION HAPPENED ON TUESDAY AT HOME INSIDE THE

GATED COMMUNITY ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS.

THE VICTIMS ALL REPORTED BEING HELD AT GUNPOINT, TIED UP AND THEN ROBBED. Return to index of stories...


GG HOME INVASION-SOT


Chief Tom Weschler

Naples Police Dept.

"The incidents that took place were very thought out. They seem to be

planned and that's something we're looking into in the investigation." Return to index of stories...


GG HOME INVASION-LIVE


THE VICTIMS IN THE 4 ROBBERIES SAID THEIR HOMES WERE UNLOCKED WHEN THE

INCIDENT OCCURRED.

SOME EVEN HAD THEIR CAR STOLEN, BUT THE VEHICLES WERE ALL FOUND A SHORT TIME LATER.

THIS MORNING, POLICE ARE REMINDING RESIDENTS NOT TO LET YOUR GATED COMMUNITY

GIVE YOU A FALSE SENSE OF SECURITY. KEEP YOUR HOME LOCKED.

LIVE IN NAPLES DK Nbc2. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-TRX-OC-SS-FLY


AS YOU WAKE UP THIS MORNING--- THE MERCURY CONTAMINATION IN ARCADIA seems to be getting worse.

MULTIPLE STUDENTS' CLOTHING TESTING POSITIVE--AND NOW TWO HOMES TEMPORARILY UNLIVABLE.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY FOLLOWING THIS STORY THIS MORNING HE JOINS US LIVE FROM ARCADIA.

SAM? Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-LIVE


E-P-A OFFICIALS EXPECTED TO ENTER THIS HOUSE IN HAZMAT SUITS LATER THIS MORNING. THIS IS THE THIRD LOCATION HERE TO TEST POSITIVE. THIS IS THE HOME OF THE GRANDMOTHER OF THE STUDENT WHO IS ACCUSED OF BRINGING THE MERCURY TO SCHOOL.

THE STUDENT'S HOUSE ALSO SEALED OFF. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-VO-WIPE


CROSS TOWN--- THE SCHOOL REMAINS CLOSED AS WELL.

PARENTS LINED UP IN FRONT OF THE SCHOOL TO HAVE THEIR CHILDRENS CLOTHES TESTED. SIX BAGS OF CLOTHING TESTED POSITIVE.

THIS MORNING SCHOOL OFFICIALS ASK STUDENTS ONCE AGAIN TO PLEASE COME FORWARD IF THEY PLAYED WITH THE TOXIC METAL.

DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED TODAY AND TOMORROW -- THE EPA SAYS ITS DOESNT HAVE THE MAN POWER TO CLEAN AS FAST AS THEY'D LIKE. SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY THE SCHOOL WILL REOPEN AFTER SPRING BREAK.NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-LIVE


AS FOR THE WOMAN WHO LIVES IN THIS HOUSE--- SHE IS CURRENTLY STAYING IN A HOTEL--- WERE TOLD SHE WILL BE ABLE TO RETURN HERE IN ABOUT 3 DAYS.

LIVE IN ARCADIA SAM SWEENEY NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY PARENT-OC-SOTVO


IF YOU WENT TO BED EARLY LAST NIGHT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED THIS PART OF THE STORY ----

THE EPA SCREENED MORE THAN A DOZEN BAGS OF STUDENTS' CLOTHES AND SHOES -

UP TO 6 BAGS HAD THE TOXIC VAPOR.

ONE FATHER SAYS THE SCHOOL DISTRICT LIED TO HIM- ABOUT THE DANGER HIS DAUGHTER WAS IN.

HE SAYS SCHOOL OFFICIALS TOLD HIM HIS EIGHTH GRADE DAUGHTER WASN'T NEAR THE MERCURY.

HIS DAUGHTER LATER TOLD HIM-SHE'D BEEN PLAYING WITH THE TOXIC METAL.

11:23-11:29 "frustrated because they told me a lie about them not telling me she was in contact with it.

Robert Turnipseed, Associated Director, De Soto County School District

15:35-15:39 "We take all the safety precautions we can based on the information that we have."

NBC-2 SPOKE TO A RELATIVE --- SHE SAYS THE BOY WHO BROUGHT IT TO SCHOOL HAD NO IDEA MERCURY WAS SO DANGEROUS AND JUST WANTED TO SHOW HIS FRIENDS. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-TRX-OC-VO


BREAKING OVERNIGHT ON THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIA AIRLINES PLANE.

TURNS OUT WHAT OFFICIALS THOUGHT MIGHT BE DEBRIS FROM THE PLANE, IS NOT.

AND RIGHT NOW HELICOPTERS, PLANES AND SHIPS FROM A DOZEN COUNTRIES -- INCLUDING THE U-S -- ARE STILL SEARCHING.

AND WE'VE LEARNED THE LAST TRANSMISSION FROM THE FLIGHT WAS "ALRIGHT, GOODNIGHT."

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HARLEM EXPLOSION-TRX-OC-VO


BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

MORE PEOPLE HAVE DIED AFTER TWO BUILDINGS COLLAPSED FOLLOWING A GAS LEAK EXPLOSION THAT RATTLED UPPER MANHATTAN.

6 PEOPLE ARE REPORTED DEAD WITH MANY STILL MISSING AND DOZENS HURT.

THE GAS EXPLOSION IN HARLEM HAPPENED ABOUT 9:30 WEDNESDAY MORNING.

JUST BEFORE THE EXPLOSION, CON EDISON CREWS WERE CALLED OUT FOR A SMELL OF GAS.

WE'RE HEARING THE ODOR OF GAS WILL LINGER FOR DAYS. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO


THIS VIDEO WE'RE ABOUT TO SHOW YOU IS INSANE!

A WILD AND DANGEROUS POLICE CHASE THAT LOOKED LIKE IT WAS STRAIGHT OUT OF GRAND THEFT AUTO!

nats: "this guy is going like a rocket ship." nats: oh he's getting into another vehicle

nats: "he's getting into another vehicle. he has carjacked a silver uh, van!"

AND THERE'S MORE!

HOW THIS ALL CAME TO AN END. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW, HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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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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COLORADO CARJACKING-VO IN PLASMA


by now you've probably seen this. This morning we are learning more about this WILD AND DANGEROUS POLICE PURSUIT that CAME TO AN END WITH AN ARREST AND THE SAFE RESCUE OF A KIDNAPPED 4 YEAR OLD BOY.

OUR OVERNIGHT TEAM LEARNED THAT POLICE ARRESTED 28 YEAR OLD RYAN COLE STONE. Who was wanted on a drug charge.

HE STOLE A RED SUV EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH A CHILD INSIDE.

THEN LED POLICE ON A CHASE, DITCHED THE SUV AND CARJACKED TWO MORE VEHICLES BEFORE CRASHING.

HE RAN OFF AND POLICE CHASED HIM DOWN AND ARRESTED HIM.

IT HAPPENED IN A SUBURB OUTSIDE OF DENVER DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE MORNING COMMUTE. Return to index of stories...


COLORADO CARJACKING-SOTVO, PLASMA


08;13;11;00 Acosta- It is very dangerous and we're lucky that there was a news helicopter overhead kind of following this guy/ but uh obviously ****by the look of the video we were watching earlier, /he was not going to stop for anybody.

THIS MORNING THAT 4 YEAR OLD BOY. CLUTCHING A TEDDY BEAR WHEN POLICE FOUND HIM. IS SAFE. BACK WITH HIS FAMILY. A trooper injured in the chase expected to make a full recovery. Return to index of stories...


PC DRIVE BY SHOOTING-TRX-OC-SS-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT ----

A MANHUNT IS UNDERWAY FOR A CHARLOTTE COUNTY MAN ACCUSED OF A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE 24-YEAR-OLD CRAIG BARRA, A CONVICTED FELON, FIRED TWICE AT A PORT CHARLOTTE HOME AT THE INTERSECTION OF AZALEA AVENUE AND RIDGEWAY STREET.

ONE NEIGHBOR SAYS SHE ACTUALLY SAW BARRA PULL THE TRIGGER AND THEN SPEED OFF IN HIS CAR WITH HIS WIFE, 18-YEAR-OLD ALYSSA FISHER - SHE'S ALSO WANTED IN THIS CASE.

THE BULLETS SHATTERED THE WINDOWS OF A CAR PARKED IN THE YARD, JUST BARELY MISSING THE HOME WITH THREE CHILDREN INSIDE.

SEVERAL WITNESSES DIDN'T WANT TO SHOW THEIR FACES IN FEAR OF RETALIATION. Return to index of stories...


PC DRIVE BY SHOOTING-SOTVO


:10 "It's a shame is what it is… that woman over there has three little kids and she knew those drivers- they knew that she had kids, so it wasn't no game."

THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAS A WARRANT FOR BARRA'S ARREST. Return to index of stories...


OHIO PILEUP-TRX-VO


NOW TO THE LATEST OVERNIGHT ON A 50-CAR PILEUP ON THE OHIO TURNPIKE.

NOT ALL THE OF THE VICTIMS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED YET.

THREE PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND A STATE TROOPER WAS SERIOUSLY HURT WHEN HE GOT PINNED BETWEEN TWO CARS IN THIS MAMMOTH SERIES OF ACCIDENTS.

THIS ALL STARTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BETWEEN TOLEDO AND CLEVELAND. Return to index of stories...


US CAPITOL LIGHTS-RTX-SATLIVELOOK-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ----

HIGH WINDS IN THE WASHINGTON D-C AREA HAVE BEEN CAUSING ELECTRICAL POWER SURGES THAT'S IMPACTED THE POWER SUPPLY TO THE CAPITOL THE LIGHTS ARE ALL ON NOW,

BUT OVERNIGHT THE U.S. CAPITOL PLUNGED INTO DARKNESS.

LOTS OF PEOPLE TOOK TO TWITTER WHEN THE DOME'S EXTERIOR LIGHTS WENT OUT, COMMENTING ON THE ODD SIGHT.

A FEW MINUTES LATER, THE LIGHTS SLOWLY CAME BACK ON. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-TRX-2SH-VO


IF YOU ARE JUST WAKING UP WITH US, WE'RE ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS AT THE SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN, TEXAS.

ABOUT 1:45 this morning A CAR PLOWED INTO A CROWD KILLING AT LEAST TWO, SENDING DOZENS TO THE HOSPITAL. THE DRIVER IS IN CUSTODY, THE LATEST IN A LIVE REPORT NEXT. 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 KIRA BADGER OF LEHIGH ACRES

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!

KIRA - 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...


AUSTIN SXSW UPDATE-TRX-VO IN PLASMA


IF YOURE JUST WAKING UP WE WANT TO GET YOU THE LATEST ON BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT AT THE SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN.

THE DRIVER WILL BE CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF CAPITAL MURDER AND 23 COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT.

TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD AND 23 ARE hurt AFTER A CAR HIT A CROWD OF PEOPLE DOWNTOWN a little before 2 this MORNING.

POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT SPED OFF, AFTER BEING STOPPED ON SUSPICION OF DUI.

AND NOW LISTEN TO THIS BRAND NEW EYE WITNESS ACCOUNT OF WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


AUSTIN SXSW UPDATE-(2)SOTVO, PLASMA


two girl witnesses about speeding car into crowd

guy witness talking about seeing bodies fly

AS SOON AS WE LEARN MORE ABOUT WHO THE DRIVER IS AND THE VICTIMS WE'LL BRING THAT TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA TOURISM-OTS-VIDBOX


LOOKING AHEAD THIS MORNING ---

HOSPITALITY GROUPS FROM AROUND THE STATE ARE ASKING LAWMAKERS FOR MORE FUNDING FOR AD CAMPAIGNS TO GET EVEN MORE TOURISTS TO COME TO FLORIDA.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SAID HE HOPES TO ATTRACT MORE THAN 100 MILLION GUESTS IN 2014.

FLORIDA SET A RECORD IN 2013, WITH NEARLY 95 MILLION VISITORS COMING TO THE SUNSHINE STATE.

IT WAS THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR THE STATE IMPROVED TOURISM NUMBERS.

THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET CALLS FOR ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS TOWARD VISIT FLORIDA THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


FL BEES-OC-SOTVO


THIS IS A DEVELOPING SITUATION WE'RE KEEPING A CLOSE EYE ON.

BEEKEEPERS IN FLORIDA SAY IF WE ALL WANT TO KEEP EATING. WE NEED TO FIGURE OUT WHAT'S KILLING BEES AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

sot Roy Beckford, UF Extension Lee County

bees are simply dying for reasons that we cannot explain."

THEY SAY THEIR HONEY BEES ARE DYING AT A RAPID RATE AND THEY WANT THE STATE TO BUILD A RESEARCH LAB AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA.

HONEY BEES HELP POLENATE MOST OF OUR FOOD.

THE BILL IS SET TO HEAD TO LAWMAKERS THIS SESSION. Return to index of stories...


BONITA BIZ EXPO-TRX-SS-WIPE


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

IT'S YOUR CHANCE TO NETWORK, MAKE CONNECTIONS AND ENGAGE WITH THE COMMUNITY.

THE BONITA SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS HOSTING A FREE BUSINESS EXPO TODAY AT THE PROMENADE. it's THE LARGEST REGIONAL BUSINESS EXPO OF THE YEAR.

MORE THAN 70 BUSINESSES WILL SHOWCASE THEIR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

IT'S FROM 4 TO 7 THIS EVENING.

THE FIRST 500 PEOPLE GET A FREE TOTE AND THERE WILL BE ENTERTAINMENT IN THE COURTYARD. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER FAIR PET NIGHT-SSTOPS


AND WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS TONIGHT IN COLLIER COUNTY ---

IT'S DAY ONE OF TEN OF THE COLLIER COUNTY FAIR.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 O'CLOCK TONIGHT UNTIL 11:00.

AND TONIGHT IS PET NIGHT.

THAT MEANS YOU GET IN FREE WITH 2 CAN GOODS FROM 6PM - 7PM ONLY.

THE FAIR IS BEING HELD OFF IMMOKALEE ROAD - ABOUT TEN MILES EAST OF I-75.

YOUR TOP STORIES AND FORECAST ON THE 2'S IS NEXT. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

LENGTH 2:37 Return to index of stories...


HL1) GG HOME INVASION-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP


NBC-2 IS ON TOP OF YET ANOTHER VIOLENT HOME INVASION.

AND IT HAPPENED YET AGAIN IN ONE OF THE RICHEST NEIGHBORHOODS IN NAPLES.

WE'RE LIVE WITH HOW LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE WORKING TO CATCH THE SUSPECTS THAT ARE ON THE RUN THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL3) DESOTO MERCURY-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP


AND WE ARE LIVE IN DESOTO COUNTY AS THE CLEAN UP CONTINUES AFTER A MERCURY SPILL.

NOW INSPECTORS WILL BE CLEANING UP A SECOND HOME, WHILE THE MIDDLE SCHOOL REMAINS SHUT DOWN. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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GG HOME INVASION COLD OPEN-SOTTOPS


Chief Tom Weschler/ Naples Police Department - "The fact that they did that and there did seem to be some planning involved, it's very disturbing." Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


IT'S OUR TOP STORY AS YOU WAKE UP ---

ANOTHER VIOLENT HOME INVASION IN ONE OF NAPLES RICHEST NEIGHBORHOODS.

GOOD MORNING I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG. Return to index of stories...


GG HOME INVASION-TRX-SS-ANIBOX


WE'RE CLOSELY FOLLOWING AN INVESTIGATION INTO 4 HOME INVASIONS within a MONTH IN COLLIER COUNTY.

WHILE AUTHORITIES SEARCH FOR THE SUSPECTS THEY'RE ASKING RESIDENTS TO

KEEP THEIR DOORS LOCKED.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LOOKING DEEPER INTO THE INVASIONS AND ASKING

QUESTIONS ON THE LATEST ONE.

THIS ONE HAPPENED IN THE GATED COMMUNITY OF ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS. Return to index of stories...


GG HOME INVASION-LIVE


CLAY KRISTA, THE KEY WORD BEING 'GATED'

THE BIG QUESTION IS 'HOW DID THE SUSPECTS GET INTO THE COMMUNITY IN

THE FIRST PLACE WHEN THE GATE IS *SUPPOSED TO ONLY ALLOWS RESIDENTS

WHO LIVE THERE ENTER. Return to index of stories...


GG HOME INVASION-VO


THIS MORNING SAY THEY ARE NOT SURE HOW THE SUSPECTS GOT INTO THE

NEIGHBORHOOD, BUT THAT THERE IS ACCESS TO ENTER INTO A GATED COMMUNITY

BY JUST SIMPLY WALKING IN.

WITH THAT SAID, THEY WANT RESIDENTS TO TAKE THE RIGHT PREVENTATIVE MEASURES.

ALL FOUR INVASIONS HAPPENED IN A MONTH'S TIME THE HOMES WERE

UNLOCKED-AND HOW THEY WENT DOWN WERE VERY SIMILAR.

-THE VICTIMS WERE TIED UP AND HELD AT GUN POINT

- BESIDES MONEY AND JEWELRY , IN SOME CASES THE THIEVES STOLE THEIR CAR TOO. Return to index of stories...


GG HOME INVASION-SOTVO


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GG HOME INVASION-LIVE


AS THE SHERIFFS OFFICE AND POLICE DEPARTMENT WORK TO FIND OUT IF THE

INCIDENTS ARE INDEED RELATED, THEY SAY

DONT LET THE GATE OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMMUNITY GIVE YOU A FALSE SENSE OF

SECURITY.

AND AGAIN, KEEP YOUR DOORS LOCKED.

LIVE IN NAPLES DK 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 IS TRACKING RAIN LATER TODAY AND A COOL DOWN. 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...


DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-TRX-OC-SS-FLY


STUDENTS AT DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL--- STAYING HOME AGAIN TODAY---AS THE MERCURY PROBLEM SPREADS-

IT'S NOT JUST AT THE SCHOOL ANYMORE---BUT ALSO TWO HOMES.

FORCING THOSE WHO LIVE THERE INTO HOTELS.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY JOINS US LIVE FROM ARCADIA WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-LIVE


THE LIGHTS IN THIS HOME OFF THIS MORNING--- IN JUST A FEW HOURS WE EXPECT A LOT OF ACTIVITY THERE AS HAZMAT TEAMS MAKE THEIR WAY INTO CLEAR IT OF MERCURY. THIS IS THE GRANDMOTHERS HOME OF THE STUDENT WHO FIRST BROUGHT THE MERCURY TO SCHOOL MONDAY. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-VO


THIS IS THE SECOND HOME TO TEST POSITIVE AND THE THIRD LOCATION HERE IN ARCADIA.

IT SPREAD THROUGH DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL WHEN STUDENTS PLAYED WITH IT THERE ON MONDAY.

PARENTS DROPPED CLOTHING OFF AT THE SCHOOL YESTERDAY TO BE TESTED--- 6 STUDENTS BELONGINGS TESTED POSITIVE.

NOW EPA OFFICIALS SAY THEY DONT HAVE THE MAN POWER TO KEEP UP WITH THE PROBLEM.

THEY HAVE SECURED EVERY LOCATION TO CONTAIN THE PROBLEM. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLEANUP-LIVE


THE WOMAN WHO LIVES HERE SHOULD BE ABLE TO RETURN HOME IN ABOUT 3 DAYS.

SCHOOL OFFICIALS WANT OTHER STUDENTS TO COME FORWARD IF THEY THINK THEY WERE EXPOSED AND HAVE YET TO SAY SOMETHING.

LIVE IN ARCADIA SAM SWEENEY NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


SEX CRIME ARREST-OC-SS


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

A MARRIED MAN IS ACCUSED OF TOUCHING A GIRL INAPPROPRIATLEY AT A CHURCH IN COLLIER COUNTY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HUGO ARGUELLOS GRABBED A GIRL'S REAR END IN THE NURSERY AT BETHEL CHURCH BACK IN 2012.

THEN HE'S ACCUSED OF PLACING THAT GIRLS HAND ON HIS CROTCH.

INVESTIGATORS FINALLY TRACKED HIM DOWN TUESDAY.

THEY SAY THEY FOUND HIM HIDING IN A CLOSET UNDER CLOTHES. Return to index of stories...


YACHT FIRE-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE.

THE FIRE that BURNED A YACHT AND EVENTUALLY SANK IT OFF SANIBEL'S COAST LAST WEEK WAS AN ACCIDENT.

SEVERAL STATE AGENCIES HAVE BEEN LOOKING OVER THE CHARRED WRECKAGE OF THE 64-FOOT YACHT.

THE FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE TELLS US AN ELECTRICAL PROBLEM STARTED THE FIRE.

THE BOAT'S OWNER HELPED INVESTIGATORS SIFT THROUGH WHAT'S LEFT.

HE SAYS THE YACHT WAS RECENTLY REMODELED.

AND SEEING IT LIKE THIS IS HEARTBREAKING. Return to index of stories...


YACHT FIRE-SOTVO


2:38:23 we worked on it for over a year and it's hard to see all of

your good work in that condition. 2:38:30

THE BOAT'S OWNER SAYS HE IS DOING MUCH BETTER - A WEEK AFTER

ABANDONING SHIP AND JUMPING INTO THE GULF.

HIS WIFE IS STILL FEELING THE EFFECTS OF SMOKE INHALATION. Return to index of stories...


WAFFLE HOUSE REWARD-TRX-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT ---

THERE'S A NEW INCENTIVE TO CRACK DOWN ON A STRING OF WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERIES.

CRIMESTOPPERS MORE THAN DOUBLED THE CASH REWARD FOR A TIP THAT LEADS TO AN ARREST.

AND RESTAURANT EXECUTIVES ARE KICKING IN SOME MONEY TOO.

THE CASH REWARD IS 35-HUNDRED DOLLARS.

THREE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WAFFLE HOUSES WERE ROBBED WITHIN A MONTH.

IN EVERY CASE, TWO MEN HELD EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS AT GUNPOINT. Return to index of stories...


PRESCRIBED BURN-TRX-SS


A HEADS UP IF YOU SEE SMOKE IN THE AREA TODAYT ---

A PRESCRIBED BURN WILL SHUT DOWN A LEE COUNTY PARK FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

CREWS WILL BURN A SECTION OF HICKEY'S CREEK PARK.

IT'S ALONG PALM BEACH BOULEVARD IN ALVA.

PEOPLE IN THE AREA MAY SEE AND SMELL SMOKE TODAY.

THE PARK WILL BE CLOSED A FEW DAYS AFTER THE BURN. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

MILLIONS OF PEOPLE COULD SOON START RECEIVING OVERTIME PAY.

WE'LL EXPLAIN.

PLUS, BANKERS ON WALL STREET ARE BRINGING HOME THEIR BIGGEST

BONUSES SINCE BEFORE THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS. WE BREAK IT DOWN. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW, HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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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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CHIRPIFY-2SH-3SHOT BUB


HASHTAGS ARE NOW THE UNIVERSAL CONVERSATION CONNECTION ON ALL TYPES OF SOCIAL MEDIA.

AND THAT ALLOWS WHAT'S CALLED "IN THE MOMENT MARKETING" FOR ALL TYPES OF PRODUCTS. THANKS TO NEW COMPANY'S ACTION TAG TECHNOLOGY.

AND AS NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH REPORTS, IT'S COMING TO A TV SCREEN NEAR YOU. Return to index of stories...


CHIRPIFY-BUB


KRISTA, CLAY. SIMPLY PUT, USING A HASH TAG CAN NOW MEAN FREE STUFF.

IF YOU WERE WATCHING THE GRAMMY'S EARIER THIS YEAR, YOU MAY REMEMBER AN OREA COMMERICIAL ABOUT A NEW COOKIE.

THE AD TALKED ABOUT NEW FLAVORS AND TOLD US TO TWEET A HASHTAG TO GET A FREE PACKAGE..

SO MANY PEOPLE DID IT, THEY RAN OUT OF COOKIES. Return to index of stories...


CHIRPIFY-SOTVO


"it's a powerful idea helping consumers get what they want more directly by using their phone."

WHILE HASHTAGS HAVE BEEN AROUND FOR A WHILE, THEY ARE NOW BEING USE TO COMMUNICATE DIRECTLY TO YOU AND ME, FOR INSTANT GRATIFICATION.

IT'S ALL THANKS TO A COMPANY CALLED CHIRPI-FY, A SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANY BASED IN PORTLAND.

THEY HELP WITH MARKETING CREATE AN ACTION TAG AND THEN DISPLAY IT ON A TV COMERRCIAL.

CHIRPI-FY SAYS AN ACTION HASHTAG CAN COVER ANYTHING, FREE TICKETS TO A GAME, A SHOPPING SPREE, EVEN A TEST DRIVES IN HIGH END CARS. Return to index of stories...


CHIRPIFY-SOT


"what chirpify does is listen for those tags. we're listening on facebook, instagram and twitter. and as soon as someone uses them raising their hand, saying this is exactly what i want to do, i want to buy the new product.we message them back here's all you need to do that." Return to index of stories...


CHIRPIFY-BUB


KRISTA, CLAY. EXPECT TO SEE MORE ACTION HASHTAGS ON TV. ESPECIALLY DURING BIG LIVE EVENTS.

LIVE IN STUDIO THIS MORNING, STACEY DEFFENBAUGH. Return to index of stories...


HOOTERS DEATH-OC-VO


ONE OF THE BIGGEST NAMES BEHIND HOOTERS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HAS DIED.

62-YEAR-OLD DAVE LAG-E-SCHULTE LOST HIS BATTLE WITH CANCER TUESDAY NIGHT AT A HOUSTON HOSPITAL.

EVERYONE AROUND HERE KNEW HIM AS LAGS.

IN THE EARLY 70'S. THE IOWA PIG FARMER FLEW TO FLORIDA TO SELL HEAVY MACHINERY.

AT THE SAME TIME - LAGS WAS WORKING TO BRING A NEW RESTAURANT TO FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


HOOTERS DEATH-SOTVO


2:00-2:07

probably the biggest mistake i ever made in my life was when he offered me stock in hooters and I didn't take it.

SHORTYLY AFTER -- HOOTERS EXPLODED.

BUT THAT WASN'T THE ONLY CHAIN HE WOULD OWN.

HE STARTED UP AT LEAST FOUR OR FIVE OTHERS LIKE THE UGLY TUNA AND DAN MARINO'S PUB. Return to index of stories...


LEE ANIMAL CRUELTY-OC-VO


we want to give you a heads up. Some graphic pictures are about to be shown. THIS MORNING WE HAVE DISTURBING PHOTOS AND DETAILS FROM TWO ANIMAL CRUELTY CASES IN LEE COUNTY.

AUTHORITIES SAY DOGS WERE STARVING FOR WEEKS.

LAST MONTH ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS SAY THEY FOUND ONE DOG TETHERED IN A NORTH FORT MYERS YARD.

INVESTIGATORS SAY SHE AND HER NEWBORN PUPPIES HAD WORMS.

THEN. LAST WEEK. OFFICERS DISCOVERED TERRIER "BELLA" ROAMING IN LEHIGH ACREAS.

A NEIGHBOR CALLED ANIMAL SERVICES. WHICH TRACKED DOWN BELLA'S OWNER. Return to index of stories...


LEE ANIMAL CRUELTY-SOTVO


20:01 you're just horrified and it seems to be unexplainable how someone could look at an animal and watch it starve to death for weeks and months on end. 20:11

BOTH DOGS ARE NOW RECOVERING AND DOING MUCH BETTER.

THE OWNERS -- BILLY DOUGLAS AND GERRI AUSTILE -- ARE EACH CHARGED WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY.

THEY FACE JAIL TIME AND A FINE. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA OVERTIME-TRX-OTS


MILLIONS OF PEOPLE COULD SOON START RECEIVING OVERTIME PAY.

THE PRESIDENT IS EXPECTED TO SEND A DIRECTIVE TO THE LABOR DEPARTMENT TODAY.

IT WILL HELP SALARIED WORKERS WHO ARE EXPECTED TO WORK MORE THAN 40 HOURS A WEEK WITHOUT RECEIVING OVERTIME PAY. Return to index of stories...


WALL STREET BONUSES-OTS


BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR, HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THIS?

IT'S A GOOD TIME TO BE WORKING ON WALL STREET.

BONUSES IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY ROSE 15 PERCENT

LAST YEAR. TO AN AVERAGE OF MORE THAN 164-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THAT'S THE MOST SINCE THE FINANCIAL CRISIS. AND THE THIRD HIGHEST EVER. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT-TRX-VO


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN ALL YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES,

INCLUDING AN UPDATE ON BREAKING NEWS OF THAT DEADLY CRASH AT THE POPULAR SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN.

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 GG HOME INVASION-SSTOPS-VO


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

LET'S GET YOU UP TO SPEED WITH THIS MORNING'S TOP STORIES.

ANOTHER HOME INVASION IS PUTTING FAMILIES ON EDGE THIS MORNING.

INVESTIGATORS ARE NOW LOOKIN INTO 4 HOME

INVASIONS THAT TOOK PLACE IN A MONTHS TIME IN COLLIER COUNTY.

LATEST ONE ONE HAPPENED IN THE GATED COMMUNITY OF ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS TUESDAY NIGHT.

NAPLES POLICE TELL NBC2 GUNMEN BARGED INTO THE HOME. HELD A COUPLE AT GUNPOINT AND TIED THEM BY THEIR ARMS AND FEET.

IN ALL FOUR -- INVESTIGATORS SAY THE VICTIMS WERE TIED UP.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO BRING YOU THE LATEST AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH HOME INVASION-SSTOPS


MEANWHILE -- IN LEHIGH --

DEPUTIES SAY FAMILY WAS HELD AT GUNPOINT WHILE THEY WERE ROBBED.

IT HAPPENED IN JUST BEFORE 8 O'CLOCK YESTERDAY MORNING ON WOODWARD COURT.

THE FAMILY WAS ORDERED OUT OF BED AND INTO THE LIVING ROOM.

THEY TOLD INVESTIGATORS ONE ROBBER HELD THEM AT GUNPOINT WHILE THE OTHER STOLE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS OF ELECTRONICS.

NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. Return to index of stories...


TS DESOTO MERCURY LATEST-SSTOPS-VO


MERCURY CLEAN UP CONTINUES AT DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL THIS MORNING.

TWO OTHER HOMES WILL NOW BE INSPECTED, AS WELL.

HAZMAT TEAMS WILL WORK TO CLEAR THE TOXIC CHEMICAL AT THE GRANDMOTHERS HOME OF THE STUDENT WHO FIRST BROUGHT THE MERCURY TO SCHOOL MONDAY.

THIS IS THE THIRD LOCATION TO TEST POSITIVE FOR THE CHEMICAL IN ARCADIA.

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL REMAIN CLOSED FOR THE REST OF WEEK.

AND IT WONT REOPEN UNTIL MARCH 24TH, DUE TO SPRING BREAK NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


TS AUSTIN SXSW CRASH-VOTOPS


A BIG STORY WE'RE FOLLOWING OUT OF AUSTIN, TEXAS.

A MAN NOW FACES TWO COUNTS OF CAPITAL MURDER AND 23 COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT.

POLICE SAY JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT A CAR DROVE THROUGH A BARRICADE AND INTO A CROWD OF PEOPLE.

THEY SAY IT ALL STARTED WITH A D-U-I STOP --

BUT THEN THE SUSPECT SPED OFF -- DRIVING THE WRONG WAY AND MOWING DOWN PEOPLE. Return to index of stories...


TS CHARCO HIT & RUN-SSTOPS


WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT A HIT AND RUN INCIDENT IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

TROOPERS SAY IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 3:30 AT MICHAEL STREET AND GULFSTREAM BLVD IN ENGLEWOOD.

WE KNOW ONE PERSON WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL IS INVESTIGATING RIGHT NOW.

WE'LL UPDATE YOU AS SOON AS WE LEARN MORE INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


TS FGCU STUDENT FATAL CRASH-VOTOPS


WE'VE LEARNED THE PEDESTRIAN KILLED EARLY TUESDAY MORNING IN A SOUTH FORT MYERS CRASH WAS A STUDENT AT FGCU.

22-YEAR OLD JESSE WOODYARD OF DUNEDIN WAS A JUNIOR, MARINE SCIENCE MAJOR.

THE CRASH HAPPENED AT US 41 AND ISLAND PARK ROAD.

ONE DRIVER WAS ABLE TO SWERVE AND AVOID HITTING WOODYARD --

BUT THE CAR TRAVELING BEHIND WAS NOT. Return to index of stories...


TS SEX CRIME ARREST-SSTOPS


INVESTIGATORS SAY THIS MAN, HUGO ARGUELLOS GRABBED A GIRL'S REAR END IN THE NURSERY AT BETHEL CHURCH BACK IN 2012.

THEN HE'S ACCUSED OF PLACING THAT GIRLS HAND ON HIS CROTCH.

INVESTIGATORS FINALLY TRACKED HIM DOWN TUESDAY.

THEY SAY THEY FOUND HIM HIDING IN A CLOSET UNDER CLOTHES. Return to index of stories...


TS WAFFLE HOUSE REWARD-VOTOPS


CRIMESTOPPERS AND WAFFLE HOUSE EXECUTIVES ARE OFFRING A 35 HUNDRED DOLLAR REWARD FOR A TIP THAT COULD LEAD TO AN ARREST OF THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THREE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERIES IN THE LAST MONTH.

IN EVERY CASE, TWO MEN HELD EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS AT GUNPOINT. Return to index of stories...


TS FL TOURISM-VIDBOXTOPS


RIGHT NOWHOSPITALITY GROUPS WANTS MORE FUNDING FOR AD CAMPAIGNS TO GET EVEN MORE TOURISTS TO COME TO FLORIDA.

OVERNOR RICK SCOTT SAID HE HOPES TO ATTRACT MORE THAN 100 MILLION GUESTS IN 2014.

FLORIDA SET A RECORD IN 2013, WITH NEARLY 95 MILLION VISITORS COMING TO THE SUNSHINE STATE. Return to index of stories...


TS YACHT FIRE-VOTOPS


WE FINALLY FOUND OUT WHAT CAUSED THE FIRE THAT SANK A YACHT OFF THE SANIBEL COAST LAST WEEK.

THE FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE TELLS US AN ELECTRICAL PROBLEM IS TO BLAME.

THE COUPLE ON BOARD HAD TO JUMP OVERBOARD TO SURVIVE.

THE OWNER TOLD US HE'S DOING BETTER BUT HIS WIFE IS STILL FEELING THE EFFECTS OF SMOKE INHALATION. Return to index of stories...


TS BONITA BIZ EXPO-SSTOPS


HAPPENING TODAY.

THE BONITA SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS HOSTING A FREE BUSINESS EXPO TODAY AT THE PROMENADE. THE LARGEST REGIONAL BUSINESS EXPO OF THE YEAR.

MORE THAN 70 BUSINESSES WILL SHOWCASE THEIR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

IT'S FROM 4 TO 7 THIS EVENING.

QTHE FIRST 500 PEOPLE GET A FREE TOTE AND THERE WILL BE ENTERTAINMENT IN THE COURTYARD. 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...