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ANCHOR SUPERS MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-natvo
KEY LIST MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-SOT
BREAKING OPEN-CLIP MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-REM LIVE
MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-VO IN PLASMA RUSSIA UKRAINE LATEST-VOWIPE
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MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-SOT PISTORIUS TRAIL-PKG
MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-REM LIVE STOCKS-OC TRX BIGBOARD
CHARLES LAWSON IN COURT-TRX,SS VO SOUTH BY SW GOES ON-SOTVO
LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-trxVOTOPSWIPE SOUTH BY SW SUSPECT INDENTIFIED-trxVOTOPS
LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-SOTVO NYC BLAST-trxVO
PA PLANE EMERGENCY LANDING-EANIBOXTOPS DAD SHOOTS TEEN IN DAUGHTERS ROOM-VO
PA PLANE EMERGENCY LANDING-PKG STOLEN MERCEDES-TRX, OTS, VO
PORT CHARLOTTE SHOOTING UPDATE-trxOC-(2SS) BOSTON MARATHON APP-trxVO
STOCKS-OC TRX BIGBOARD FRONTIER RSW TO CLEVELAND-OTS
SOUTH BY SW UPDATE-trxVO FILL THE BOOT COLLIER COUNTY-CG
NYC BLAST FOLO-VO TALL SHIP RETURNS-trx VOTOPS
MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-ON CAM TRX TWITTER MOOD METER-trxVO
MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-PKG TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
FIRST LADY HEALTH AMERICA-trxVOTOPS TZ4 A) MINI PACEMAKER-VO
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT TZ4 B) BABY CUDDLER-SOTVO
TZ1 A) CA MILITARY FLIES OVER HOME-VO WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR
TZ1 B) CO POT JOB FAIR-VOTOPS BABY CUDDLERS-VO PLASMA
WEATHER-STC BABY CUDDLERS-PKG
FLOOD INSURANCE-VOWIPE FLYING AND FREE MOVIES-VO
FLOOD INSURANCE-SOTVO FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
JOBLESS BENEFITS-trxVOTOPS FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
CO POT JOB FAIR-TC MON VO THIGH GAP LIPO-VOWIPE
CO POT JOB FAIR-PKG THIGH GAP LIPO-SOTVO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP STROKE 15 MINUTES-trxVO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL MINI PACEMAKER-BUBBA TRX
CA MILITARY FLIES OVER HOME-ONCAM MINI PACEMAKER-PKG
CA MILITARY FLIES OVER HOME-PKG MINI PACEMAKER-TAG
TEASE TWO-2 SHOT SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES-INTRO
TZ2 A) FUGITIVE FRIDAY-SS SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES-CG
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-TRX 3 SHOT SPRING BREAK SCHEDULE-WIPE-CGTOPS
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-5 SS COMING UP @ 4-CLIP
CROSS TALK-3 SHOT C) DIANA SECRETS-VOTOPS
TEASE THREE-2 SHOT missing kids-TRXVO TOPS
TZ3 A) RUSSIA UKRAINE LATEST-VO lawson in court-VOTOPS
TZ3 B) DAD SHOOTS TEEN-VOTOPS port charlotte shooting-SSTOPS
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ANCHOR SUPERS


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BREAKING OPEN-CLIP


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MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-VO IN PLASMA


NBC2 STAYING ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS AT NOON.

12 YEAR OLD JESULA, AND 10 YEAR OLD KEVIN SIPRI HAVE NOW BEEN FOUND.

THIS IS VIDEO OF THEM RETURNING HOME SAFELY.

NBC2'S HOLLIE HOJECK JOINS US LIVE RIGHT NOW WITH HOW THE EMOTIONAL REUNION. Return to index of stories...


MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-REM LIVE


Unbelievable moments here less than an hour ago-

When these two missing kids walked up this driver and were reunited

with their family--

Just take a look---- Return to index of stories...


MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-NATVO


NATS OF GRANDMA SCREAMING

old julsa were reunited with their family.

The search for these two began yesterday night with k-9 and aerial searches-

Detectives have been canvasing the area- questioning neighbors---

But nothing-- until just an hour ago!

We just spoke to the two young children to find out what happened-

The little boy said he went outside to ride his bike- and came back to

the house his sister said he was in trouble so he ran away

And she followed him

Justin says it started to get dark and they were lost and didnt want

to come back home--

that's when a lady asked if they wanted to come inside.

They stayed the night there-- and this morning the kids walked outside

Just as a detective was driving by and recognized the two missing kids. Return to index of stories...


MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-SOT


Sot from grandma first

. I love kids- I don't know what happened

Justin sipri

We just started walking. Return to index of stories...


MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-REM LIVE


As per that women- the kids say they've never seen her before-

They say she has three kids of her own- and that she stayed in her

room all night.

We have a crew over at that women's house right now- to find out what

she has to say.

Stay tuned to NBC2

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CHARLES LAWSON IN COURT-TRX,SS VO


TODAY A MAN WHO USED TO INVESTIGATE CRIME WENT BEFORE A JUDGE.

A FORMER MEMBER OF THE STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE HAS BONDED OUT OF JAIL.

HE'S ACCUSED OF CAUSING A DEADLY HIT AND RUN CRASH EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING.

CHARLES LAWSON WAS INITIALLY JUST CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.

THURSDAY. HE TURNED HIMSELF IN ON A NEW CHARGE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY LAWSON HIT 48-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL SASEN ON MCGREGOR BOULEVARD. AND THEN LEFT THE SCENE.

THE JUDGE SET HIS BOND FOR 30-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

JUDGE ALSO SAID LAWSON CANNOT POSSESS CONSUME ANY ALCOHOL.

AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO RANDOM ALCOHOL TESTING

LAWSON'S TRIAL FOR THE ORIGINAL D-U-I CHARGE WILL BE IN APRIL.

A TEAM OF OUTSIDE PROSECUTORS OUTSIDE THIS DISTRICT WILL HANDLE THE CASE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-trxVOTOPSWIPE


TAKE A LOOK A THIS --

AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY AFTER AN EARLY MORNING BRUSH FIRE.

IT APPARENTLY STARTED LAST LIGHT AS A CAR FIRE - THEN SPREAD TO A WOODED AREA.

NOW WE'VE LEARNED - INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE THE CAR WAS STOLEN FROM COLLIER COUNTY AND INTENTIONALLY SET ON FIRE.

THIS GLOW YOU SEE ON YOUR SCREEN IS CELL PHONE VIDEO CAPTURING THE CAR ON FIRE.

FIRE CREWS PUT THE FIRE OUT AND THEN LEFT THE SCENE. BUT BELIEVE THE BRUSH MAY HAVE RE-IGNITED OVERNIGHT.

LISTEN AS NEIGHBOR TAKING THIS VIDEO DESCRIBES THE FLAMES. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-SOTVO


Vern Waggoner

Eye witness

:12

There was this explosion that shook the house by the time I got the

front door the woods was already on fire.

There was a car, totally engulfed in flames, huge, huge flames.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO BRING YOU UPDATES AS WE GET NEW INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


PA PLANE EMERGENCY LANDING-EANIBOXTOPS


EVERYONE IS OK, AFTER A VERY CLOSE CALL AS THE NOSE GEAR ON A U-S AIRWAYS PLANE FAILS ON TAKE-OFF!

THE PILOT WAS FORCED TO ABORT - PASSENGERS EVACUATES ON THE SLIDES - AND WING OF THE PLANE.

JOHN MULLER EXPLAINS HOW IT ALL HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


PA PLANE EMERGENCY LANDING-PKG


SCRIPT:

THESE ARE THE IMAGES AFTER THE FLIGHT CAME TO A SCREECHING HAULT AT

PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

FRANTIC PASSENGERS SLIDING DOWN THE EMERGENCY SHUTES ON THE RUNWAY,

SPRINTING FROM THE SMOKING PLANE, TO GET AS FAR AWAY AS POSSIBLE.

mos sot/passenger -- everything went in to such a panicat the time and i

just never experienced anything like that in my life.

PILOTS ON US AIRWAYS FLIGHT 1702 TO FLORIDA WITH 149 ABOARD WERE FORCED TO

ABORT TAKEOFF AFTER THE LANDING COLLAPSED, AND A TIRE BLEW.

sot

the plane's having difficulty taking off, it's hitting really hard into the

ground -- almost like a landing where they slam it in. obviously it was

unintentional -- the pilot did an amazing job.

THE AIRPORT WAS BRIEFLY SHUTDOWN, ALL PLANES WERE GROUNED. AND.THE

INJURIERS - ALL MINOR.

"most of the people complained of being cold."

SOME OF THE PASSENGERS OPTED TO GET BACK ON ANOTHER FLIGHT TO FORT

LAUDERDALE.

mos sot: it was horrifying, it really was. Return to index of stories...


PORT CHARLOTTE SHOOTING UPDATE-trxOC-(2SS)


A HUSBAND AND WIFE WANTED IN A DRIVE-BY-SHOOTING ARE BOTH IN JAIL.

DEPUTIES SAY ALYSSA PAIGE FISHER DROVE THE GET-AWAY VEHICLE.

SHE TURNED HERSELF IN LAST NIGHT.

SHE'S CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

HER HUSBAND.

24 YEAR OLD CRAIG BARRA JUNIOR WAS ARRESTED FOR FIRING A GUN SEVERAL TIMES INTO A PORT CHARLOTTE HOME.

A MOTHER AND HER THREE CHILDREN WERE INSIDE.

NO ONE WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


STOCKS-OC TRX BIGBOARD


ON WALL STREET - THE DOW, S&P 500 AND THE NASDAQ ARE FLAT FOLLOWING A SHARP SELL-OFF THURSDAY ON WORRIES ABOUT THE INCREASINGLY TENSE STAND-OFF OVER THE FATE OF THE UKRAINIAN REGION OF CRIMEA.

INVESTORS ARE BRACING THEMSELVES FOR SUNDAY'S REFERENDUM IN CRIMEA, WHERE VOTERS WILL DECIDE WHETHER TO BREAK AWAY FROM Ukraine and join Russia.

RIGHT NOW THE DOW - Return to index of stories...


SOUTH BY SW UPDATE-trxVO


NEW DETAILS RIGHT NOW --

POLICE HAVE NOW IDENTIFIED THE SUSPECT IN THE DEADLY CRASH AT THE SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN, TEXAS.

HE'S 21-YEAR-OLD RASHAD CHARJUAN OWENS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE WAS DRUNK WHEN HE DROVE HIS CAR INTO A CROWD KILLING TWO PEOPLE AND INJURING NEARLY TWO DOZEN MORE.

THIS MUG SHOT IS FROM OWENS' PREVIOUS CHARGE OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS IN 20-12.

HE ALSO HAS A PREVIOUS DUI CONVICTION.

HE NOW FACES TWO COUNTS OF CAPITAL MURDER, AND 23 COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT BY VEHICLE.

THAT MEANS THE PROSECUTOR CAN SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY. Return to index of stories...


NYC BLAST FOLO-VO


TODAY - RESCUERS ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR AT LEAST ONE PERSON FROM WEDNESDAY'S GAS EXPLOSION IN NEW YORK.

THEY'RE USING SOUND DEVICES AND TELESCOPIC CAMERAS TO GET INTO SMALL SPACES.

THE BLAST KILLED AT LEAST 8 PEOPLE - AND BROUGHT DOWN TWO APARTMENT BUILDINGS.

SMOKE WAS STILL RISING TODAY AS WORKERS SEARCHED THROUGH DEBRIS.

IT'S BELIEVED A GAS LEAK LED TO THE EXPLOSION.

THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-ON CAM TRX


ALMOST A WEEK AFTER THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 370 --

THE SEARCH AREA MAY BE GROWING EVEN LARGER.

ANDREW SPENCER REPORTS NEW INFORMATION MAY PUT THE PLANE OVER THE INDIAN OCEAN -- WELL AWAY FROM THE GULF OF THAILAND. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-PKG


REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS--

A U-S OFFICIAL TELLS C-N-N THERE'S A GOOD CHANCE THE MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 370 IS NOW AT THE BOTTOM OF THE INDIAN OCEAN.

IT'S THE LATEST TWIST IN A SEARCH THAT HASN'T FOUND ANYTHING.

"It took me by surprise, because now. It's akin to me that if you were looking in the waters off New Jersey that all of a sudden now we're going to be looking off the coast of Oregon."

AFTER FLIGHT 370 LEFT KUALA LUMPUR FOR BEIJING, MALAYSIAN OFFICIALS SAY THE PLANE'S DATA REPORTING SYSTEM SHUT DOWN JUST AFTER ONE A-M; THE TRANSPONDER STOPPED TRANSMITTING 14 MINUTES LATER.

THE PLANE MAY HAVE CONTINUED TO FLY. OVER THE NEXT FOUR TO FIVE HOURS, A SENIOR U-S OFFICIAL SAYS THE PLANE IS BELIEVED TO HAVE TRANSMITTED SEVERAL "PINGS" TO SATELLITES, SUGGESTING THE FLIGHT 370 THEN FLEW OVER THE INDIAN OCEAN.

IF TRUE, THE COMMANDER OF THE U-S NAVAL SHIP SAYS THE SEARCH AREA WOULD GO FROM THE SIZE OF A CHESSBOARD TO THAT OF A FOOTBALL FIELD.

"Quite frankly, if something was in the Gulf of Thailand, we would have found it. We covered every inch. But what do you do? You can't possibly cover the entire Indian Ocean."

EVEN IF THE PLANE CRASHED AND SANK IN THE VASTLY-DEEPER OCEAN WATERS, FORMER N-T-S-B MEMBER JOHN GOGLIA THINKS IT WILL BE FOUND.EVENTUALLY.

"For years, the United States and the Soviet Union played a cat-and-mouse game with submarines. The technology that was developed as a result of that is phenomenal."

.BUT FOR NOW, THE DISAPPEARANCE OF FLIGHT 370 REMAINS A MYSTERY.

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FIRST LADY HEALTH AMERICA-trxVOTOPS


TODAY MICHELLE OBAMA WILL DELIVER THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A HEALTHIER AMERICA SUMMIT.

THE FIRST LADY WILL SPEAK ABOUT STRATEGIES TO COMBAT OBESITY, EAT HEALTHIER FOODS AND ENCOURAGE AMERICANS TO GET MORE EXERCISE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU SAW A PLANE CRUISING JUST A FEW FEET ABOVE YOUR HOME?

ONE CALIFORNIA COUPLE DECIDED TO TAKE PICTURES.

NBC2 WITH WHY THEY DID THAT - NEXT.

IT'S THE FIRST OF IT'S KIND IN DENVER.

HUNDREDS LINED UP TO LOOK FOR A JOB.

FIND OUT WHAT INDUSTRY THEY WANT TO BE APART OF.

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TZ1 A) CA MILITARY FLIES OVER HOME-VO


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TZ1 B) CO POT JOB FAIR-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


FLOOD INSURANCE-VOWIPE


GOOD NEWS FOR FLORIDA HOMEOWNERS-

FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUMS SHOULD REMAIN STABLE.

BOTH THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE PASSED A BILL LATE THURSDAY THAT WILL LIMIT MOST FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUM INCREASES.

WITH THE BILL - COMPANIES WILL NOT BE ABLE TO RAISE PREMIUMS, BY MORE THAN 18 PERCENT. Return to index of stories...


FLOOD INSURANCE-SOTVO


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"I'm happy today to tell you that common sense and affordability won. This program is essential for not only communities along the coast, but interior states. For families and businesses and communities to thrive."

THIS BILL GETS RID OF SOME PARTS OF A BILL PASSED IN 2012 - THAT LED TO A HIKE IN PREMIUMS.

THE PRESIDENT IS EXPECTED TO SIGN THE NEW BILL. Return to index of stories...


JOBLESS BENEFITS-trxVOTOPS


A NEW DEVELOPMENT ON JOBLESS BENEFITS FOR THE LONG TERM UNEMPLOYED.

THE SENATE WAS ABLE TO COMPROMISE - ON AN AGREEMENT THAT WILL HELP MORE THAN TWO MILLION AMERICANS WHO HAVE BEEN WITHOUT WORK THE LONGEST.

THE NINE POINT SEVEN BILLION DOLLAR MEASURE SHOULD BE APPROVED WHEN THE SENATE RETURNS FROM RECESS LATER THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


CO POT JOB FAIR-TC MON VO


**CHAD AT TC MON**

COLORADO'S NEWEST INDUSTRY NEEDS WORKERS.

SO WHEN THE STATE'S FIRST JOB FAIR FOR THE MARIJUANA INDUSTRY HAPPENED IN DENVER, JOB SEEKERS TURNED OUT IN DROVES.

A LINE FORMED TWO HOURS BEFORE THE FAIR OPENED.

LINDSEY SABLAN HAS THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


CO POT JOB FAIR-PKG


SCRIPT:

Shannon Irvin/Came from St. Louis 05:07 When I seen this on Facebook, I

jumped in my car and I drove for last 13 hours to get here:13

ANXIOUS JOB SEEKERS.

LINING UP FIVE HOURS BEFORE DENVER'S FIRST MARIJUANA JOB FAIR.

Joseph Siddiq/Moved from Seattle in December

00:23 I heard about this on Saturday and:26 I've been looking for work

17 DIFFERENT MARIJUANA BUSINESSES ARE ALL IN ONE SPOT.

LOOKING TO HIRE 150 PEOPLE.

THE APPLICANTS BREAKING A LONG-TIME STIGMA OF *WHO WORKS IN A

POT SHOP.

Siddiq: 00:38 I have a background in non-profit administration.:40 I was a

Marine for four years, I was a Peace Corp volunteer in Kenya for two years:

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THE JOBS AREN'T JUST IN THE GROW HOUSE OR BEHIND THE COUNTER.

Todd Mitchem/Chief Rev Office for O.pen Vape: 12:22 Customer service:30

admin erson, sales rep, a leader in sales, a marketing professional:36

designers,:38

SINCE THE LEGALIZATION OF RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA.

THE INDUSTRY CONTINUES TO PUSH EXPECTATIONS.

A SIMPLE POST ON FACEBOOK HAS BROUGHT PEOPLE FROM BOTH COASTS.

EVEN SOMEONE FROM SIGNAPORE.

INDUSTRY LEADERS SAY THE RESPONSE IS TWO-FOLD.

Todd Mitchem 10:22 people saying number one I choose cannabis it's my choice

and I don't want to be judged for it:27 and number two I want to prove I

can contricbute to a new industry. I think those two things have slammed

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


A chilly morning with temperatures as low as the 40s turns into a mild afternoon for our Friday as temperatures climb all the way into the upper 70s and low 80s.

We'll enjoy an abundance of sunshine through the day, which will help our temperatures rise pretty sharply.

Humidity levels will stay nice and low, and while the winds won't be nearly as strong as yesterday, we'll still have a stiff breeze at times with gusts getting up to 20 mph.

Rain stays out of the forecast today, and we'll keep things dry at least through the end of the weekend.

If you're planning on being out tonight, you'll still need to dress somewhat warm because temps will fall fast beyond sunset. With a clear and quiet sky in place, temperatures will settle into the mid 50s overnight with a couple of our inland cool spots dipping as low as the upper 40s.

We've got another gorgeous weekend on the way with tons of sun and highs in the low to mid 80s.

After a sunny and dry weekend, we'll have some rain and storms to track to start the week on Monday, but the unsettled weather should only last a day or so.

By Tuesday, the forecast looks drier and fairly seasonable with highs around 80, which is where we should stay for the remainder of the week.

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...


CA MILITARY FLIES OVER HOME-ONCAM


A CALIFORNIA COUPLE WANTS ANSWERS TODAY AFTER A MILITARY HELICOPTER FLIES JUST FEET ABOVE THEIR HOME.

THE FAMILY CONTACTED CAMP PENDLETON TO COMPLAIN.

JULIET VARA REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


CA MILITARY FLIES OVER HOME-PKG


--REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS--

OC:".its very dangerous." Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


NBC2 WITH NEW INFORMATION ABOUT A MAN WHO'S BEEN ARRESTED

16 TIMES IN LEE COUNTY.

FIND OUT WHY THE OTHERS ARE WANTED IN TODAY'S FUGITIVE FRIDAY LINEUP. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) FUGITIVE FRIDAY-SS


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FUGITIVE FRIDAY-TRX 3 SHOT


IT'S FUGITIVE FRIDAY - YOUR CHANCE TO HELP POLICE AND EARN SOME MONEY IN THE PROCESS.

TRISH ROUTTE WITH SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CRIME STOPPERS IS HERE WITH A NEW LINEUP OF MEN AND WOMEN ON THE RUN. Return to index of stories...


FUGITIVE FRIDAY-5 SS


We're starting off our list with a woman who's spent the lions share of the last

eight years walking in and out of the doors of the Lee County Jail. Jessica

Baker is on the run, once again, for violating terms of her state community

control, after an arrest for the grand theft of a firearm. Over the years, this 27

year old fugitive has been booked 16 times on a wide array of charges, including

burglary, fraud, grand theft, DUI, trespassing while armed, and multiple counts

of drugs, theft and violating her probation. Baker is a criminal registrant, who

was last known to be living in North Cape. She is 5'8" and has multiple tattoos,

including four guns with an angel inked on her stomach, the name Bradley Ray

on her left ankle and a nautical star on her right. Upon her arrest, Jessica Baker

will be held without bond.

Also on the run this week is 31 year old Breiann Moody, who's being sought by

detectives in Lee County on charges of grand theft. Moody had been working at

a local store and was caught on video filling out a $500 money order, despite that

there were no customers there, and no cash put in the drawer. A few minutes

later, she placed the money order in her pocket and finished her shift as normal.

But when he boss noticed the till was several hundred dollars short, the video

evidence pointed right at Moody. Back in October, detectives contacted Moody

by phone regarding the charges, and she agreed to turn herself in later in the

week. Well, here we are three months later, and there's still no sign of Moody.

This central Fort Myers resident has priors as a minor for felony charges of grand

theft auto, and current additional recent warrants for passing bad checks. Upon

her arrest, Breiann Moody will be held without bond in the Lee County Jail.

Also dodging the long arm of the law this week is Amy Palmer, a frequent flyer

in the criminal world who's got two felony warrants waiting to be served upon

her. Palmer is a 39 year old registered convicted felon, who's been jailed 16

times before for multiple counts of armed robbery and aggravated battery with a

deadly weapon, the possession and sale of cocaine, child neglect and at least

three arrests for prostitution. She's also spent time behind bars in Sarasota for

drug related offenses. Palmer is known to frequent central Fort Myers, and could

be in the company of her sister Angela, who's also a known criminal offender.

Palmer is 5'2", 130 pounds and has a tattoo of an eyeball on her back.

And finally, detectives in Collier County need your help tracking down Mauricio

Diaz Torres, wanted on a bench warrant for failure to appear on charges of

burglary and grand theft. Torres was initially arrested on those charges, and was

ordered to show back up in court to continue his criminal proceedings. But when

his name came up on the docket, Torres was nowhere to be found. Though he

was last known to be living in Naples, he also has ties to the Miami/Dade area,

where he's been jailed for cocaine possession, loitering and prowling, burglary

and grand theft. Torres is 5'7", 245 pounds and may be using the aliases of Mao

Diaz Torres or Mario Zoldimar. Return to index of stories...


CROSS TALK-3 SHOT


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TEASE THREE-2 SHOT


NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE IN THE RUSSIA - UKRAINE CRISIS.

THIS WEEKEND A REFRENDUM DECIDES IF THE SOUTHERN PART OF UKRAINE WILL JOIN WITH RUSSIA.

NBC2 WITH WHO'S SHOWING SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE'S NEW GOVERNMENT.

A FATHER FINDS A BOY IN HIS DAUGHTHER'S ROOM.

A FIGHT THEN BREAKS OUT BETWEEN THE 17 YEAR OLD BOY AND FATHER.

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TZ3 A) RUSSIA UKRAINE LATEST-VO


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TZ3 B) DAD SHOOTS TEEN-VOTOPS


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BREAKING OPEN-CLIP


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MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-VO IN PLASMA


NBC2 WITH AN UPDATE ON BREAKING NEWS -

IF YOU ARE JUST TUNING IN - A LOT OF RELIEF TODAY - AFTER A MISSING BROTHER AND SISTER ARE NOW BACK HOME - SAFE.

12 YEAR OLD JESULA, AND 10 YEAR OLD KEVIN SIPRI WERE REPORTED MISSING EARLIER THIS MORNING.

NBC2'S HOLLIE HOJEK WAS THERE FOR THE EMOTIONAL REUNION.

HOLLIE IS HERE TO EXPLAIN WHAT THE KIDS DID - THAT HAD THEIR FAMILY SO PANICKED. Return to index of stories...


MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-REM LIVE


Unbelievable moments here less than an hour ago-

When these two missing kids walked up this driver and were reunited

with their family--

Just take a look---- Return to index of stories...


MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-natvo


NATS OF GRANDMA SCREAMING

old julsa were reunited with their family.

The search for these two began yesterday night with k-9 and aerial searches-

Detectives have been canvasing the area- questioning neighbors---

But nothing-- until just an hour ago!

We just spoke to the two young children to find out what happened-

The little boy said he went outside to ride his bike- and came back to

the house his sister said he was in trouble so he ran away

And she followed him

Justin says it started to get dark and they were lost and didnt want

to come back home--

that's when a lady asked if they wanted to come inside.

They stayed the night there-- and this morning the kids walked outside

Just as a detective was driving by and recognized the two missing kids. Return to index of stories...


MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-SOT


Sot from grandma first

. I love kids- I don't know what happened

Justin sipri

We just started walking. Return to index of stories...


MISSING CHILDREN SCENE 1-REM LIVE


THAT NEIGHBOR- -- A Women living down the street.

WHEN DETECTIVES WENT TO QUESTION SHE TOLD THEM SHE DOESNT KNOW THE

KIDS, BUT THEY DO GO TO SCHOOL WITH HER CHILDREN.

THE KIDS TOLD THE WOMAN THEY HAD PERMISSION TO SPEND THE NIGHT

.ONCE AGAIN-- the two missing kids are safe and sound reunited with

their family this morning.

Live in LEHIGH acres. Return to index of stories...


RUSSIA UKRAINE LATEST-VOWIPE


NOW FOR THE LATEST IN UKRAINE --

MORE NEGOTIATIONS TODAY, AS THE COUNTRY GETS CLOSER TO THIS WEEKEND'S VOTE TO DETERMINE IF THE SOUTHERN PENINSULA OF CRIMEA WILL REMAIN PART OF UKRAINE OR JOIN RUSSIA.

KEY U-S LEADERS ARE IN LONDON AND KIEV TODAY TRYING TO GET RUSSIA TO STOP SENDING TROOPS INTO CRIMEA.

THE U-S WARNS IMMEDIATE AND "VERY SERIOUS" CONSEQUENCES IF RUSSIA FAILS TO BACK DOWN.

AMONG THE LEADERS IN LONDON TODAY -- SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY.

ALSO - EIGHT U-S SENATORS ARE IN UKRAINE, SHOWING SUPPORT FOR THE COUNTRY'S NEW GOVERNMENT AND DISDAIN FOR RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADMIR PUTIN. Return to index of stories...


RUSSIA UKRAINE LATEST-SOTVO


Connecticut:43-:50

"This isn't about American politics. This is about a Russian leader whose ambitions outsize the limits of what's allowable under international law."

BUTT TO --

Arizona:51-:55

"We've got a guy who is trying to reinstate the old Russian empire."

THE SITUATION ON THE GROUND REMAINS TENSE.

THE U-S SENT FIGHTER JETS TO POLAND, ON STANDBY FOR NATO.

NATO IS CONDUCTING DRILLS NEAR THE RUSSIAN BORDER. Return to index of stories...


PISTORIUS TRAIL-ONCAM TRX


DAY TEN OF THE OSCAR PISTORIUS TRIAL.

WE'RE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK AT PHOTOS OF THE OLYMPIAN COVERED IN BLOOD THE NIGHT HIS GIRLFRIEND DIED.

MATT GUTMAN IS FOLLOWING THIS DEVELOPING STORY FROM SOUTH AFRICA. Return to index of stories...


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SCRIPT:

MINUTES AFTER OSCAR PISTORIUS SHOT DEAD HIS LOVER LAST VALENTINES DAY,

SAYING HE MISTOOK HER FOR AN INTRUDER THE OFFICER IN CHARGE OF THE SCENE -

RECOUNTING WALKING UPSTAIRS TO WITNESS ONE OF HIS OFFICERS - HANDLING

PISTORIUS' GUN, THE POSSIBLE MURDER WEAPON -TAKING OUT THE CLIP, GAZING AT

IT -- ALL OF IT BAREHANDED!

"The ballistic expert was having the firearm in his hands without gloves.-

he said he's sorry, puts it back."

COLONEL SCHOOMBIE VAN RENSBURG THEN SAID THE COP REINSERTED THE AMMUNITION

CLIP AND CASUALLY PLACED IT BACK ON THIS BLOODY TOWEL.

AND IT GETS WORSE. LOOK AT THAT BLOOD SMEARED BOX OF LUXURY WATCHES -- THE

COLONEL ADMITTING THE DISAPPEARANCE OF A WATCHE VALUED AT $5,000 DOLLARS -

NEARLY THE OF A POLICE OFFICER HERE

Nats: mg vo: col we body searched all the officers

BUT PISTORIUS' WATCH HAS NEVER BEEN FOUND ONE OF A MULTITUDE OF ALLEGATIONS

OF POLICE CORRUPTION AND BUNGLING.

INCLUDING OF THAT DOOR WHICH PISTORIUS SHOT HIS HIS MODEL GIRLFRIEND REEVA

STEENKAMP POLICE ADMITTING PIECES OF IT WENT MISSING - AND THAT COL VAN

RENSBURG KEPT IT IN A BODY BAG IN HIS OFFICER FOR WEEKS.

Mg: in the US this would be grounds for dismissal?

Liezl Thom ABC News Legal Consultant

Because Oscar Psitorius has already admitted shooting Reeva, it's unlikely

that judge would even consider and application will dismiss - and anyway

that application can come only after the prosecution has presented its case.

AND TODAY FOR THE FIRST TIME - WE SEE OSCAR PISTORIUS AS HE LOOKED THAT

NIGHT - POSING IN CRIME SCENE PHOTOS - BARECHESTED, IN BLOOD SOAKED SOCKS

AND SHORTS. BUT ONE PROSECUTION POINT COULD PROVE CRITICAL - THE COLONEL

POINTING TO THIS OPEN WINDOW - NOTING A BREAK IN AT THAT SECOND FLOOR WINDOW

IN THAT SECURE DEVELOPMENT WOULD BE UNLIKELY

WE DROVE THAT DEVELOPMENT - HIGH WALLS - ELECTRIC FENCES AND FRIENDLY BUT

FIRM GUARDS. Return to index of stories...


STOCKS-OC TRX BIGBOARD


MATT GUTMAN REPORTING.

LOOKING LIVE AT THE BIG BOARD.

RIGHT NOW THE DOW ___. Return to index of stories...


SOUTH BY SW GOES ON-SOTVO


A DAY AFTER DOZENS OF PEOPLE WERE MOWED DOWN, 2 KILLED, BY A SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER IN AUSTIN, TEXAS - MANY ARE NOW SPEAKING OUT ABOUT WHAT THEY SAW EARLY THURSDAY MORNING, WHEN THE DRIVER BARRELED INTO A CROWD.

"I thought about my little sister. You know, nothing you could really do. I've seen some pretty crazy things in my time, but nothing like that. Nuts man.

WHILE THE DEADLY CRASH IS ON THE MINDS OF MANY, THE INCIDENT HAS NOT SLOWED TURNOUT FOR THE PERFORMANCES AT THE SOUTH BY SOUTH WEST MUSICAL FESTIVAL. Return to index of stories...


SOUTH BY SW SUSPECT INDENTIFIED-trxVOTOPS


AS FOR THE SUSPECT IN THAT CRASH --

POLICE IDENTIFIED HIM AS 21-YEAR-OLD RASHAD OWENS.

INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE OWENS WAS THE DRUNK DRIVER, WHO DROVE HIS CAR INTO THE CROWD.

THIS MUG SHOT IS FROM OWENS' PREVIOUS CHARGE OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS IN 20-12.

HE ALSO HAS A PREVIOUS DUI CONVICTION.

HE NOW FACES TWO COUNTS OF CAPITAL MURDER, AND 23 COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT BY VEHICLE.

PROSECUTORS COULD SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY. Return to index of stories...


NYC BLAST-trxVO


AN EIGHTH PERSON HAS BEEN FOUND DEAD FOLLOWING WEDNESDAY'S BUILDING EXPLOSION.

INVESTIGATORS IN EAST HARLEM ASSUME A GAS LEAK LED TO THE EXPLOSION,

BUT DETERMINING AN OFFICIAL CAUSE WILL TAKE SOME TIME.

OFFICIALS SAY AT LEAST ONE PERSON REMAINS UNACCOUNTED FOR.

THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD IS ON SCENE AND LEADING THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


DAD SHOOTS TEEN IN DAUGHTERS ROOM-VO


A HOUSTON FATHER SNAPS AFTER FINDING A TEENAGE BOY IN HIS DAUGHTERS ROOM.

POLICE SAY THE FATHER WAS ALERTED BY ONE OF HIS FOUR CHILDREN SOMEONE WAS IN THE HOUSE.

WHEN THE DAD WENT TO INVESTIGATE, HE FOUND A 17-YEAR-OLD MALE INSIDE HIS 16-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER'S ROOM.

DETECTIVES SAY THE DAUGHTER TOLD HER FATHER SHE DIDN'T KNOW THE TEEN.

AT SOME POINT, THERE WAS AN ALTERCATION AND THE FATHER SHOT AND KILLED THE BOY.

AUTHORITIES SAY IT APPEARS THE MALE TEEN WAS LET INTO THE HOUSE AND THE GIRL KNEW THE BOY. Return to index of stories...


STOLEN MERCEDES-TRX, OTS, VO


AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT FOR YOU RIGHT NOW.

A STOLEN MERCEDES BENZ FROM NAPLES COULD BE TIED TO A NATIONWIDE IDENTITY THEFT RING.

BACK IN JULY, INVESTIGATORS SAY SOMEONE FRAUDULENTLY USED A CHICAGO WOMAN'S I-D TO BUY THE CAR FROM JAGUAR OF NAPLES.

4 DAYS LATER THE BUYERS NEPHEW RECEIVED THE MERCEDES.

THEN IN DECEMBER THE I-D THEFT VICTIM NOTIFIED THE DEALERSHIP OF THE CRIME.

RIGHT NOW THERE ARE NO SUSPECTS - AND NO WORD THE VEHICLE IS. Return to index of stories...


BOSTON MARATHON APP-trxVO


ARE YOU A MARATHON RUNNER?

IN THE SPIRIT OF THE 2014 BOSTON MARATHON, THERE'S A NEW APP FOR RUNNERS WHO CAN'T BE THERE PHYSICALLY.

THE "BOSTON MARATHON WORLD RUN" APP IS FREE AND ALLOWS RUNNERS TO RECEIVE A "VIRTUAL MARATHON EXPERIENCE" BY LOGGING MILES IN THE APP ON THE DAY OF THE ACTUAL MARATHON.

"VIRTUAL RUNNERS" CAN ALSO INTERACT WITH AND SUPPORT OTHER "VIRTUAL RUNNERS" DURING THE PROCESS.

AND WHEN YOU DOWNLOAD THE APP, YOU CAN ALSO DONATE TO A BOSTON CHARITY TO AID VICTIMS OF LAST YEAR'S BOMBINGS AND THEIR FAMILIES. Return to index of stories...


FRONTIER RSW TO CLEVELAND-OTS


FLYING TO AND FROM OHIO IS ABOUT TO GET EASIER.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL IS ADDING NEW NON-STOP FLIGHTS.

FRONTIER AIRLINES WILL BEGIN DIRECT SERVICE TO CLEVELAND STARTING IN JUNE.

THE FLIGHTS WILL LEAVE WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS AND SUNDAYS. Return to index of stories...


FILL THE BOOT COLLIER COUNTY-CG


ITS TIME TO FILL THE BOOT.

A REMINDER - TODAY AND SATURDAY FIRE FIGHTERS WILL BE OUT ON THE STREETS OF NAPLES ASKING DRIVERS TO HELP "FILL THE BOOT".

IT'S ALL FOR THE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION.

THE MONEY HELPS PROVIDE MEDICAL TREATMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR FAMILIES LIVING WITH NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES IN THE NAPLES AREA. Return to index of stories...


TALL SHIP RETURNS-trx VOTOPS


A NATIONAL TREASURE RETURNS TO FORT MYERS BEACH TODAY.

THE "LYNX" IS A REPLICA OF A SHIP FROM THE WAR OF1812.

IF YOU'D LIKE TO WALK THE DECKS AND STEP BACK IN TIME --

THE SHIP OFFERING TOURS, RIDES AND EDUCATIONAL TRIPS, STARTING TOMORROW THROUGH APRIL 20TH. Return to index of stories...


TWITTER MOOD METER-trxVO


WE OFTEN TAKE TO TWITTER TO VENT FRUSTRATIONS OR TO DECLARE WHEN WE'RE HAPPY.

TURNS OUT -- THERE'S A PATTERN TO OUR EMOTIONS WE CAN LEARN ALL FROM THOSE 140 CHARACTERS.

TWITTER PULLED A MASSIVE AMOUNT OF DATA TOGETHER FROM ALL OF THE TWEETS SENT IN 2013.

THEY FOUND THE TIME MORE PEOPLE TWEET THEY, "FEEL SAD" IS ON A SUNDAY IN DECEMBER OR A MONDAY IN OCTOBER.

AND WHEN PEOPLE TWEETED THEY "FELT HAPPY" --

IT WAS A TUESDAY IN DECEMBER, OR A TUESDAY IN JANUARY.

ALSO FRIDAYS IN MARCH!

AND SUNDAYS IN MARCH AS WELL AS THURSDAYS AND FRIDAYS IN NOVEMBER ARE THE DAYS PEOPLE MOST FREQUENTLY TWEETED THEY WERE HUNGOVER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


NEW TECHNOLOGY HELPING PEOPLE WITH ABNORMAL HEART RYTHMS.

IT'S A MINI PACEMAKER.

AND DOCTORS HAVE ALREADY IMPLANTED THE PACEMAKER INTO ONE GRATEFUL PATIENT.

Those DETAILS STRAIGHT AHEAD.

PLUS --

SOT: IF YOU REMEMBER BACK TO YOUR CHILDHOOD/MOM'S HUG WAS THE BEST MEDICINE

BABY CUDDLERS --

STRAIGHT AHEAD -- MEET THE SPECIAL GROUP -- HELPING NEWBORNS WITH THEIR TIME AT THE HOSPITAL.

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TZ4 A) MINI PACEMAKER-VO


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TZ4 B) BABY CUDDLER-SOTVO


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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BABY CUDDLERS-VO PLASMA


FEW THINGS ARE AS DELICATE AS A NEWBORN.

BUT SOME NEED EXTRA ATTENTION AND LOVE - BECAUSE THEY ARE TOO TINY OR SICK TO GO HOME.

AND SOMETIMES PARENTS ARE UNABLE TO BE THERE.

THAT'S WHEN A SPECIAL GROUP STEPS IN -- TO CUDDLE, ROCK AND SING -- PROVIDING A LOVING KIND OF MEDICINE.

DAVID WRIGHT TELLS US MORE ABOUT THESE SPECIAL VOLUNTEERS. Return to index of stories...


BABY CUDDLERS-PKG


SCRIPT:

THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT.

FULL OF BUZZERS. BELLS.

MACHINES SAFEGUARDING THE MOST FRAGILE HUMAN LIVES.

BABIES LIKE OLIVER AND SKYE, TWINS BORN THREE MONTHS PREMATURE.

NATS

HELLO OLIVER. HELLO OLIVER

HOW REASSURING, THEN, IS THE SOUND OF THAT VOICE???

NATS SINGING

OLIVER CLINGS TO IT. AND THAT'S NOT HIS FATHER. NOT EVEN A NURSE.

PAT RICE IS A VOLUNTEER CUDDLER AT THE LUCILLE PACKARD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

AT STANFORD.

HE AND HIS WIFE CLAIRE FITZGERALD HAVE BEEN CUDDLING BABIES HERE FOR 16

YEARS.

THE NURSES WERE TELLING ME THESE CUDDLES HAVE AN IMMEDIATE IMPACT FOR THESE

INFANTS. IT'S MEASURABLE, IF YOU LOOK AT THIS BLUE NUMBER HERE, APPARENTLY

THAT'S BLOOD OXYGENATION AND AS IT STARTS TO CLIMB, IT MEANS THE BABY'S

RELAXED. BREATHING DEEPER.

DR. RONALD COHEN SAYS CUDDLING LEADS TO BETTER TOLERANCE OF PAIN, MORE

STABLE BODY TEMPERATURE & STRONGER VITAL SIGNS.

SOT: IF YOU REMEMBER BACK TO YOUR CHILDHOOD/MOM'S HUG WAS THE BEST MEDICINE

FOR OLIVER AND SKYE'S PARENTS, THE CUDDLERS ARE A GODSEND

SM YOU CAN'T BE HERE 24 HOURS A DAY. AND IT'S VERY COMFORTING KNOWING THAT

WHILE YOU'RE NOT HERE THERE'S SOMEONE HOLDING YOUR CHILD. AND GENUINELY

LOVING YOUR CHILD

THE TWINS HAVE BEEN HERE 6 MONTHS.

SOT

CLAIRE: YOU KNOW THESE PEOPLE ARE SCARED TO DEATH

DW: YOU'RE THERE TO CUDDLE THE PARENTS AS MUCH AS THE BABY.

CLAIRE: IT SEEMS THAT WAY YEAH.

HIGH TECH MEDICINE CAN MAKE MIRACLES HAPPEN.

NATS SINGING

BUT A SONG AND A SMILE - PLUS THAT HUMAN TOUCH - THAT'S WHAT WILL MAKE THESE

BABIES AMERICA STRONG. Return to index of stories...


FLYING AND FREE MOVIES-VO


HOW DOES THIS SOUND.

IF YOU HAVE AN APPLE MOBILE DEVICE,

UNITED AIRLINES SAYS STARTING NEXT MONTH,

YOU'LL BE ALLOWED TO WATCH FREE MOVIES AND TV WHILE IN-FLIGHT.

NO FEES,

AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO PURCHASE WI-FI.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS DOWNLOAD THE UNITED APP IN THE APPLE APP STORE.

AND YOU'LL HAVE ACCESS TO 150 MOVIES AND NEARLY 200 TV SHOWS.

AS OF NOW THE SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR ANDROID. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


A chilly morning with temperatures as low as the 40s turns into a mild afternoon for our Friday as temperatures climb all the way into the upper 70s and low 80s.

We'll enjoy an abundance of sunshine through the day, which will help our temperatures rise pretty sharply.

Humidity levels will stay nice and low, and while the winds won't be nearly as strong as yesterday, we'll still have a stiff breeze at times with gusts getting up to 20 mph.

Rain stays out of the forecast today, and we'll keep things dry at least through the end of the weekend.

If you're planning on being out tonight, you'll still need to dress somewhat warm because temps will fall fast beyond sunset. With a clear and quiet sky in place, temperatures will settle into the mid 50s overnight with a couple of our inland cool spots dipping as low as the upper 40s.

We've got another gorgeous weekend on the way with tons of sun and highs in the low to mid 80s.

After a sunny and dry weekend, we'll have some rain and storms to track to start the week on Monday, but the unsettled weather should only last a day or so.

By Tuesday, the forecast looks drier and fairly seasonable with highs around 80, which is where we should stay for the remainder of the week.

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...


THIGH GAP LIPO-VOWIPE


HAVE YOU HEARD - ABOUT SOMETHING CALLED THE 'THIGH GAP'?

IT'S WHEN SOMEONE IS SO THIN - THERE'S A GAP BETWEEN YOUR THIGHS.

IT'S NOT NORMAL - BUT SOME WOMEN ARE LOOKING TO PLASTIC SURGERY TO GET THE LOOK.

DOCTORS ARE REPORTING A RISE IN DEMAND FOR "THIGH GAP" LIPO.

PATIENTS CAN HAVE THE PROCEDURE DONE IN LESS THAN AN HOUR.

BASICALLY A DOCTOR USES A LASER TO MELT THE FAT FROM YOUR INNER LEG.

AT A PRICE OF ABOUT 9 GRAND. Return to index of stories...


THIGH GAP LIPO-SOTVO


"I feel amazing! It feels like I didn't have anything done right now, I'm ready to go back to work , I feel like I could just go and do anything. I feel fantastic."

WE SHOULD TELL YOU - SOME HEALTH EXPERTS BELIEVE THE 'THIGH GAP' TREND IS DANGEROUS, BECAUSE SOME WOMEN CAN ACQUIRE EATING DISORDERS - TO TRY TO ACHIEVE THE LOOK.

THE TRUTH IS - MOST WOMEN ARE NOT BUILT THAT WAY. Return to index of stories...


STROKE 15 MINUTES-trxVO


SAVE A MINUTE. SAVE A DAY.

THE MOST IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO COME OUT OF A NEW STUDY ON THE TIMING OF STROKE TREATMENT.

IT'S WELL KNOWN. STROKE PATIENTS NEED CLOT-BUSTING MEDICATIONS QUICKLY. TO HAVE THE BEST CHANCE OF A FULL RECOVERY.

NOW, RESEARCHERS SAY SPEEDING UP TREATMENT BY JUST ONE MINUTE. EQUALS ALMOST ANOTHER TWO DAYS OF HEALTHY LIFE.

BUT FOR EVERY 15-MINUTE DELAY IN TREATMENT -- STROKE SURVIVORS MAY LOSE ABOUT A MONTH OF THEIR FULL ABILITY. Return to index of stories...


MINI PACEMAKER-BUBBA TRX


A MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGH FOR HEART PATIENTS WHO SUFFER FROM ABNORMAL HEART RHYTHMS.

IT'S A BRAND NEW STAND-ALONE PACEMAKER -- INSERTED INTO THE HEART -- WITHOUT SURGERY.

JASON COLTHOR EXPLAINS. Return to index of stories...


MINI PACEMAKER-PKG


IT'S THE PACEMAKER OF THE FUTURE.

A TINY STAND-ALONE CYLINDER THAT RUNS ON A BATTERY.

DOCTORS INSERT THE DEVICE INTO A PATIENTS HEART, THROUGH AN ARTERY IN THE GROIN.

"This leadless system, I believe is the most significant breakthrough in pacemaker technology in the past 20 years, and basically virtually eliminates the needs of a wire going through the patients heart."

CHARLES MEADE OF HASLETT IS ONE OF THE FIRST PATIENTS IN THE NATION TO GET THE NEW MINI-PACEMAKER.

HE'S NEVER HAD A PACEMAKER BEFORE,, AND DIDN'T LIKE THE IDEA OF HAVING A SURGICAL POCKET ON HIS CHEST -- OR A WIRE TO HIS HEART.

"When I had the opportunity to use the new one, after some thought, that was what we elected to do."

MEADE IS PART OF A CLINICAL TRIAL -- WHILE THE F-D-A INVESTIGATES THE SAFETY OF THE NEW DEVICE.

DOCTOR IP AT SPARROW HOSPITAL PERFORMED THE PROCEDURE LAST WEEK.

HE SAYS IT TAKES UP TO AN HOUR TO PUT A TRADITIONAL PACEMAKER IN --

BUT THE NEW MINI-MODEL TAKES JUST 20 MINUTES.

"It's less invasive and actually it lasts fewer time than the traditional pacemaker, and the patient potentially can go home within 4 hours after procedure."

SINCE GETTING HIS MINI-PACEMAKER -- CHARLES MEADE SAYS HE'S FEELING A LOT BETTER.

HIS SLUGGISH HEART,, NOW PUMPING MUCH FASTER.

"His heart rate was in the 40's and now the pacemaker heart rate is in the 70's so it will give him more energy".

"Hope it works for many." Return to index of stories...


MINI PACEMAKER-TAG


JASON COLTHOR ERPORTING.

THE MINI PACEMAKER COSTS ABOUT 9-THOUSAND DOLLARS AND LASTS UP TO 11 YEARS.

A TRADITIONAL PACEMAKER GOES FOR ABOUT 6-THOUSAND AND LASTS FOR ABOUT 5-7 YEARS.

THIS MINI-PACEMAKER IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROVED BY THE F-D-A IN A COUPLE OF YEARS. Return to index of stories...


SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES-INTRO


SPRING BREAK IS IN FULL SWING FOR MANY STUDENTS ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

CHARLOTTE AND HENDRY COUNTY STUDENTS HAVE SPENT THE WEEK SLEEPING IN AND SOAKING UP THE SUN'S RAY'S.

LEE COUNTY STUDENTS BEGIN THEIR SPRING BREAK TODAY--

SO WHAT DO YOU DO TO KEEP THE KIDS OCCUPIED? Return to index of stories...


SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES-CG


IF YOU WANT TO SPEND THE DAY IN THE SUN WHILE KEEPING COO,L BOTH SUN-N-FUN LAGOON IN COLLIER COUNTY AND SUN SPLASH IN CAPE CORAL WILL BE OPEN THIS WEEKEND.

TODAY IS ALSO DAY-TWO OF THE COLLIER COUNTY FAIR.

DOORS OPEN AT 6 FOR MOONLIGHT MADNESS NIGHT.

WE PUT ALL OF THESE ACTIVITIES WITH COMPLETE DETAILS ON OUR WEBSITE AT NBC-2.COM. Return to index of stories...


SPRING BREAK SCHEDULE-WIPE-CGTOPS


IT'S MARCH AND THAT MEANS SPRING BREAK IS IN FULL SWING.

CHARLOTTE AND HENDRY COUNTIES SCHOOLS ARE OUT THIS WEEK.

THERE'S NO SCHOOL FOR LEE COUNTY TODAY AND ALL OF NEXT WEEK.

DESOTO AND GLADES COUNTIES ARE OFF NEXT WEEK AS WELL.

COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOLS HAVE EARLY DISMISSAL TODAY AND GO ON BREAK THE TWENTY-FOURTH. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


SOME ARE CRITICIZING GGENERAL MOTORS FOR DELAYING A RECALL FOR A DECADE.

NOW THE COMPANY IS FACING BRAND NEW ALLEGATIONS THAT HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WERE KILLED BY ITS AIR BAGS.

FIRST AT FOUR A LOOK AT THE NEW TROUBLES NOW FACING THE AUTO MAKER.

A ROYAL BOMBSHELL.

ONE REPORTER CLAIMS PRINCESS DIANA LEAKED PRIVATE PHONE CALLS INVOLVING PRINCE CHARLES TO THE MEDIA.

THE SECRETS SHE TOLD THE MEDIA SHORTLY BEFORE HER DEATH. Return to index of stories...


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missing kids-TRXVO TOPS


AFTER MISSING FOR NEARLY 16 HOURS -- A BROTHER AND SISTER ARE REUNITED WITH THEIR FAMILY.

N-B-2 WAS IN LEHIGH ACRES TO CAPTURE THE EMOTIONAL REUNION.

10 YEAR OLD JUSTIN AND 12 YEAR OLD JESULA SPENT THE NIGHT AT A NEIGHBOR'S HOME TWO MILES AWAY.

THE TWO ARE SAFE AND SOUND -- AND THE WOMEN WHO INVITED THEM IN IS NOT IN TROUBLE.

SHE SAID THE KIDS GO TO SCHOOL WITH HER THREE BOYS.

SHE TOLD DETECTIVES THE KIDS SAID THEY WERE GIVEN PERMISSION TO STAY THE NIGHT. Return to index of stories...


lawson in court-VOTOPS


NEW TODAY - CHARLES LAWSON HAS BONDED OUT OF JAIL --

THE FORMER STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE INVESTIGATOR WENT BEFORE A JUDGE TODAY - AND NBC2 WAS THERE.

LAWSON ACCUSED OF CAUSING A DEADLY HIT AND RUN CRASH EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING.

HE WAS INITIALLY JUST CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.

THURSDAY - HE TURNED HIMSELF IN ON A NEW CHARGE.

LAWSON'S TRIAL FOR THE ORIGINAL D-U-I CHARGE WILL BE IN APRIL. Return to index of stories...


port charlotte shooting-SSTOPS


A HUSBAND AND WIFE WANTED IN A DRIVE-BY-SHOOTING ARE BOTH IN JAIL.

DEPUTIES SAY ALYSSA FISHER DROVE THE GET-AWAY VEHICLE.

SHE TURNED HERSELF IN LAST NIGHT.

SHE'S CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.

HER HUSBAND. 24 YEAR OLD CRAIG BARRA JUNIOR WAS ARRESTED FOR FIRING A GUN SEVERAL TIMES INTO A PORT CHARLOTTE HOME.

A MOTHER AND HER THREE CHILDREN WERE INSIDE.

THE BULLETS MISSED THE FAMILY BUT HIT A CAR. Return to index of stories...


MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE


TAKING ONE LAST LOOK AT THE DOW THIS HOUR.

ON WALL STREET - THE DOW, S&P 500 AND THE NASDAQ ARE FLAT FOLLOWING A SHARP SELL-OFF THURSDAY ON WORRIES ABOUT THE INCREASINGLY TENSE STAND-OFF OVER THE FATE OF THE UKRAINIAN REGION OF CRIMEA.

INVESTORS ARE BRACING THEMSELVES FOR SUNDAY'S REFERENDUM IN CRIMEA, WHERE VOTERS WILL DECIDE WHETHER TO BREAK AWAY FROM Ukraine and join Russia. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-3-SHOT


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