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ANCHOR SUPERS 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX ANIBOX
DIRECTORS PAGE 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
HL1) WEATHER-OMNI TOPS TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
HL2) FGCU WOMEN-BUBBA TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
HL3) QLC FUNDRAISING-PLASMA TRUDEAU SENTENCING-PLASMA
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP TRUDEAU SENTENCING-NEWSROOM
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX ANIBOX TRUDEAU SENTENCING-VO SS
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TRUDEAU SENTENCING-NEWSROOM
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP LEHIGH ACRES RIDE-BUBBA VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC LEHIGH ACRES RIDE-SOTVO
QUALITY LIFE CENTER FUNDRAISING-INTRO NEW GM RECALL-VO
QUALITY LIFE CENTER FUNDRAISING-PLASMA JOYCELIN LUCK HEARING-SS-VO-WIPE
QUALITY LIFE CENTER FUNDRAISING-VO JOYCELIN LUCK HEARING-SOTVO
QUALITY LIFE CENTER FUNDRAISING-PLASMA TAG DOWNTOWN HOTEL-VO
MALAYSIA PLANE UPDATE-OC VO FL UNEMPLOYMENT #s-OC, SS, OC
MALAYSIA PLANE UPDATE-SOTVO OC HAPPY wife HAPPY life-BUBBA TOSS
DEPARTING PLANE PROBLEM-VO-WIPE HAPPY wife HAPPY life-BUBBA
DEPARTING PLANE PROBLEM-2SOTVO HAPPY wife HAPPY life-VO
FMPD REVIEW-VO HAPPY wife HAPPY life-BUBBA TAG
FMPD REVIEW-SOTVO HEALTH CAST CLIP-CLIP
COLLIER MAILING BALLOTS-TRX OC THIRD HAND SMOKE CAUSING CANCER-OC VO
CAPE CAR FIRE-VO QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2 SHOT VO
C SPAN 14 CITIES TOUR-OTS OC QR TZ: PERFUME-VOTOPS
FGCU WOMEN TO NCAA-TC MON VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
FGCU WOMEN TO NCAA-CGTOPS TC MON OC BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
FGCU FAN BUS-OC VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
MARCH MADNESS AT WORK-TRX OC VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2 SHOT VO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-VOTOPS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 PUBLIX SMACK DOWN-PLASMA VO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP PUBLIX SMACK DOWN-SOTVO OC
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL LCSO EMPLOYEE IN FATAL-OC VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX LCSO EMPLOYEE IN FATAL-SOTVO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC JODI ARIAS RETRIAL SET-TRX OC
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP LA EARTH QUAKE-SOTVO
82 YEAR OLD BUS STOP-VOWIPE LA EARTH QUAKE-SOTVO
82 YEAR OLD BUS STOP-SOTVO GRENADE PERFUME CONFISCATED-VO-WIPE
PUNTA GORDA HIT AND RUN-PLASMA VO SS OC GRENADE PERFUME CONFISCATED-SOTVO
GG APT FIRE CAUSE-OC, VO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
LWREN SCOTT FOUND DEAD-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
WATER RESCUE CAUGHT ON CAM-TRX OC VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
RADAR BUMB-HALEY 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 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 MEDAL OF HONORS TODAY-OTS VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC THIRD VICTIM DIES AFTER SWSX-TRX OC VO
DESOTO PRISON OFFICIAL-OC, VO, OC TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
NAPLES PIER FISH HOOK-OC, VO HL1) DIVERTING PLANE PROBLEM-VOTOPS
NAPLES PIER FISH HOOK-SOTVO HL2) LEHIGH RIDE-VOTOPS
MEGA MILLIONS TONIGHT-OC VO HL3) MALAYSIA PLANE-VOTOPS
CHOCOLATE PILL-VO HL4) QLC FUNDRAISING-VOTOPS
CROSS TALK 4 SHOT-2 SHOT VO HL5) FGCU WOMEN NCAA-VOTOPS
CROSS TALK 4 SHOT-VOTOPS HL6) EAGLES FAN BUS TODAY-VOTOPS
WEATHER APP-FSS HL7) PUBLIX SMACK DOWN-SSTOPS, VO
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM HL8) GM RECALL-VOTOPS
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI HL9) FMPD REVIEW-VOTOPS
HL1) TRUDEAU SENTENCEING-TRX NEWSROOM DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL3) HAPPY LIFE HAPPY WIFE-TRX-BUBBA FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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HL1) WEATHER-OMNI TOPS


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HL2) FGCU WOMEN-BUBBA


GOOD MORNING IM CLAY MILLER.

IT'S GAME TIME AT F-G-C-U.

THE WOMENS BASKETBALL TEAM HAVE SOARED TO THE BIG DANCE.

FIND OUT WHO THE LADY EAGLES WILL PLAY IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE NC-DOUBLE A TOURNAMENT. Return to index of stories...


HL3) QLC FUNDRAISING-PLASMA


ONE OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDAS LARGEST AFTER SCHOOL CENTERS COULD END UP CLOSING ITS DOORS IF IT DOESN'T GET HELP!

IM NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY

ILL TELL YOU WHATS NEXT FOR THE QUALITY LIFE CENTER STRAIGHT AHEAD. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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


GOOD MORNING IM KRISTA FOGELSONG.

WE START OUT THIS TUEDAY WITH SOME MORNING SHOWERS.

SO AS YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR TAKE COVER.

NOW LETS HEAD OVER TO CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB.

SHE'S IN OUR FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER.

HALEY HOW LONG WILL THE SHOWERS LAST? Return to index of stories...


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


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...


QUALITY LIFE CENTER FUNDRAISING-INTRO


AS YOU WAKE UP THIS MORNING--- SOME ENCOURAGING NEWS FOR PARENTS AND KIDS IN FORT MYERS.

THE QUALITY LIFE CENTER COULD SOON GET SOME DESPERATELY NEEDED FUNDING TO KEEP ITS DOORS OPEN.

THE AFTER SCHOOL CENTER IS FACES A MORTGAGE SHORTFULL OF 235,000 DOLLARS

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY JOINS US LIVE IN THE STUDIO.

HE'S BREAKING IT ALL DOWN FOR US. Return to index of stories...


QUALITY LIFE CENTER FUNDRAISING-PLASMA


KRISTA CLAY

GOOD MORNING---

THE'YRE NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET--- BUT CITY COUNCIL SAYS THEY WILL DO WHAT THEY NEED TO DO TO KEEP THE DOORS OPEN.

THE CENTER IS A HUGE PART OF THE COMMUNITY-- PROVIDING AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND SUMMER CAMPS FOR THOUSANDS OF KIDS. Return to index of stories...


QUALITY LIFE CENTER FUNDRAISING-VO


THE "Q" AS THE CENTER IS KNOWN HAD ITS BOARD MAKE A PRESENTATION BEFORE FORT MYERS CITY COUNCIL MONDAY NIGHT.

THEY ASKED FOR 235-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THE Q OWES A BALLOON MORTGAGE PAYMENT TO THE BANK -

AND WILL LIKELY BE ABLE TO PAY IT OFF IF THE CITY CAN COME UP WITH THE MONEY.

THEY ARE ALSO ASKING THE BANK TO FORGIVE 300 THOUSAND DOLLARS OF THE LOAN.

MAYOR RANDY HENDERSON SAYS THE CENTER IS AN INTERGRAL PART OF THE COMMUNITY. HE SAYS HE WILL DO EVERYTHING IN HIS POWER TO FIND THE MONEY. Return to index of stories...


QUALITY LIFE CENTER FUNDRAISING-PLASMA TAG


YOU MAY REMEMBER MAGIC JOHNSON CAME TO TOWN SEVERAL WEEKS AGO.

HE WAS ABLE TO RAISE ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE CENTER.

BOARD MEMBERS WERE ALSO ABLE TO RAISE TENS OF THOUSANDS.

NOW IT'S UP TO THE CITY TO COME UP WITH THE REST.

CITY COUNCIL MEETS AGAIN ON MARCH THIRTY FIRST----WHEN THE QUALITY LIFE CENTERS OPTIONS WILL BE DISCUSSED.

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


MALAYSIA PLANE UPDATE-OC VO


this morning THE SEARCH FOR FLIGHT 3-70 HAS EXPANDED TO AN AREA ROUGHLY THE SIZE OF TEXAS.

PLANES AND SHIPS ARE SCOURING THE EXTREMELY DEEP AND REMOTE SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.

INVESTIGATORS STILL DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO THE GIANT 7-77 WITH 2 hundred 39 PEOPLE SOULS ONBOARD.

BUT ALL SIGNS POINT TO A DELIBERATE ACT.

OFFICIALS SAY THE MALAYSIANS ARE PUTTING OUT DISINFORMATION DESIGNED TO KEEP THINGS SECRET.

AUTHORITIES NOW SAY IT WAS THE CO-PILOT WHO RADIOED "ALRIGHT. GOOD NIGHT" SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF.

INVESTIGATORS ARE ANALYZING HIS VOICE FOR A CHANGE IN DEMEANOR. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE UPDATE-SOTVO OC


"Speaking too fast your voice goes up, your voice box restricts when you're

stressed out, things of that nature."

HIJACKING STILL HASN'T BEEN RULED OUT.

THE CHINESE SAY THEY'VE CHECKED INTO THE BACKGROUND OF ALL 154 CHINESE PASSENGERS ONBOARD HAVE UNCOVERED NO LINKS TO TERRORISM.

THERE'S SPECULATION THAT THE PLANE MAY HAVE LANDED AFTER IT WAS DIVERTED.

BUT SO FAR INVESTIGATORS HAVE NOT FOUND ANY PHONE CALLS, WEB POSTINGS OR ANY COMMUNICATION FROM ANYONE ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT. Return to index of stories...


DEPARTING PLANE PROBLEM-VO-WIPE


THIS MORNING.

MORE TROUBLES IN THE SKY.

THIS TIME RIGHT HERE AT R-S-W.

A U-S AIRWAYS FLIGHT MADE A U-TURN AFTER HAVING SOME TROUBLES.

193 PASSENGERS WERE ON BOARD.

IT TOOK OFF AT 5:20 LAST NIGHT FOR CHARLOTTE.

LESS THAN AN HOUR LATER IT WAS BACK ON THE GROUND IN FORT MYERS.

WHY?

THE LANDING GEAR WOULDN'T RETRACT.

THE PILOT SAFELY LANDED AT R-S-W. Return to index of stories...


DEPARTING PLANE PROBLEM-2SOTVO


they're telling you it's just a landing gear but it could be anything. I just put my music on and closed my eyes and hoped for the best.

a big pain cause i'm supposed to be in school today. And we won't make it tomorrow. We're going to utah so they won't book a flight until tomorrow

MANY BOOKED OTHER FLIGHTS AS MAINTENANCE CREWS WORKED ON THE LANDING GEAR.

HOURS LATER U-S AIRWAYS CANCELLED THE FLIGHT.

THEY BROUGHT IN A NEW PLANE AND MINUTES AGO IT TOOK OFF TO GET PASSENGERS TO NORTH CAROLINA. Return to index of stories...


FMPD REVIEW-VO


THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY.

THE FORT MYERS POLICE CHIEF DOUG BAKER REPORTED TO CITY COUNCIL THE DEPARTMENT'S SUCCESSES, FAILURES, AND FUTURE.

AMONG THE TOPICS OF THE DISCUSSION-

POLICE PRESENCE- PARTICULARLY IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA

OFFICER RELATIONS WITHIN THE COMMUNITY-

EMPLOYEE MORALE, AND CRIME RATES.

THE CHIEF ALSO SPENT A FAIR AMOUNT OF HIS 2 AND A HALF HOUR PRESENTATION DEBUNKING GANG ACTIVITY IN THE CITY. Return to index of stories...


FMPD REVIEW-SOTVO


55:40 "We have neighborhood that are rivals towards other neighborhoods but they're not gangs there's no structure, there's not organization" Baker

BAKER NOTED THAT IN 2013 THERE WERE THREE HOMICIDES ASSOCIATED WITH THESE NEIGHBORHOOD RIVALRIES.

CITY LEADERS AND THE CHIEF OVERALL TAKE IS THAT OVERALL THE DEPARTMENT IS WORKING WELL. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER MAILING BALLOTS-TRX OC


ALL NEW THIS MORNING.

TODAY THE COLLIER COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE WILL SEND ITS FIRST MAILING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS TO DOMESTIC NON-UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS VOTERS FOR THE UPCOMING SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION FOR US CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 19.

THE DEADLINE FOR VOTERS TO REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT TO BE DELIVERED BY MAIL FOR THIS ELECTION IS 5:00 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16TH. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CAR FIRE-VO


A CAR FIRE CAUSED A BIT OF A SCENE LAST NIGHT OUTSIDE SAINT CATHERINE'S CHURCH IN CAPE CORAL.

FIREFIGHTERS TOOK CARE OF IT PRETTY QUICKLY.

THE FIRE STARTED IN THE ENGINE AND NO ONE WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


C SPAN 14 CITIES TOUR-OTS OC


C-SPAN PRODUCERS HAVE ARRIVED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THIS WEEK

THE CABLE CHANNEL IS FEATURING FORT MYERS AS PART OF ITS 20-14 CITIES TOUR.

THEY'LL BE VISITING PLACES LIKE THE EDISON-FORD ESTATES AND THE

BURROUGHS TO HIGHLIGHT THE CITY'S HISTORY AND NON-FICTION LITERARY CULTURE.

THE SEGMENTS WILL AIR ON APRIL 19TH AND 20TH ON C-SPAN'S BOOK T-V AND AMERICAN HISTORY T-V. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WOMEN TO NCAA-TC MON VO


CHECK THIS OUT.

THIS WAS THE SCENE FROM ALICO ARENA AS THE FGCU WOMEN FOUND OUT THEIR NCAA TOURNAMENT FATE.

THE EAGLES ARE A 12 SEED - THEY WILL FACE OKLAHOMA ST IN THE 1ST ROUND FROM WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WOMEN TO NCAA-CGTOPS TC MON OC


HERE IS HOW THE BRACKET LOOKS - IF THE EAGLES CAN DOWN OKLAHOMA STATE - THEY WOULD FACE THE WINNER OF THE HOST PURDUE AND AKRON - 2 DAYS LATER --

THE LADY EAGLES WON THE ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE SUNDAY BEATING STETSON 72 TO 70 IN OVERTIME.

THE WOMEN - DON'T PLAY UNTIL THE WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


FGCU FAN BUS-OC VO


THE MEN ARE LESS THAN 24 HOURS AWAY FROM THEIR 1ST ROUND NIT MATCHUP WITH ACC FOE FLORIDA STATE --

AND THE STUDENTS AT FGCU ARE PUMPED AND READY TO GO.

TODAY A BUS IS SET TO LEAVE AT 10 THIS MORNING AND ARRIVE IN TALLAHASSEE BETWEEN 530 AND 6.

THE GAME WILL START AT SEVEN tonight. AND TELEVISED ON ESPN TWO.

THE NOLES. WHO JUST MISSED OUT ON THE NCAA TOURNAMENT. ARE THE TOP SEED IN THEIR REGION.

F-G-C-U IS THE EIGHT SEED.

SPORTS DIRECTOR BRIAN COLLERAN WILL TRAVEL NORTH TO THE CAPITAL TO COVER TONIGHTS GAME. Return to index of stories...


MARCH MADNESS AT WORK-TRX OC VO


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW.

AS THE ANNUAL N-C-DOUBLE-A MEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT TIPS OFF, SO DOES THE ANNUAL FRENZY OF BASKETBALL BRACKETS -- WITH COMPETITION ON THE COURT OFTEN EXTENDING TO THE OFFICE.

EACH YEAR, EMPLOYMENT FIRM CHALLENGER, GRAY AND CHRISTMAS CRUNCHES THE NUMBERS ON HOW MUCH PRODUCTIVITY IS LOST TO WORKERS WATCHING DAYTIME GAMES, SURFING THE WEB.STAYING UP LATE FOR NIGHTTIME GAMES AND MANAGING THEIR POOLS.

BY THEIR CALCULATIONS -

*50 MILLION AMERICANS WILL CRAFT A BRACKET.

*MULTIPLY THAT BY AN AVERAGE HOURLY WAGE OF 24 DOLLARS AND 31 CENTS.

*AND THERE'S THE POTENTIAL LOSS OF ONE-POINT-TWO BILLION DOLLARS FOR EVERY UNPRODUCTIVE WORK HOUR.

STILL MOST WORKPLACE EXPERTS ENCOURAGE EMPLOYERS TO EMBRACE MARCH MADNESS, RATHER THAN CLAMP DOWN ON IT. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2 SHOT VO


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW---

A LEE TRAN BUS STOP HAS A FAMILY ON EDGE THIS MORNING.

WHY THEY BELIEVE THEIR 82-YEAR OLD MOTHER COULD BE IN DANGER.

AND TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

A DRIVER SLAMMMED INTO A LOCAL PUB--

THEN TOOK OFF--

BARELY MISSING PEOPLE GATHERING TO CELEBRATE ST PATRICK'S DAY.

COMING UP, HOW POLICE TRACKED HIM DOWN. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-VOTOPS


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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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82 YEAR OLD BUS STOP-VOWIPE


A LEHIGH ACRES FAMILY IS WORRIED FOR THEIR SAFETY THIS MORNING.

AFTER LEE TRAN POSTED A BUS STOP JUST FEET FROM THEIR FRONT DOOR.

LEE TRAN MOVED THE STOP LAST SUMMER.

BUT THE FAMILY SAYS PEOPLE RIDING THE BUS HAVE STARTED USING THEIR CAR PORT AS A PLACE TO GET OUT OF THE SUN OR STAY DRY.

THEY'RE WORRIED THEIR 82 YEAR OLD MOTHER - WHO LIVES HERE - COULD BE IN DANGER IF THE WRONG PERSON WANDERS BY. Return to index of stories...


82 YEAR OLD BUS STOP-SOTVO


there'd be no way for her to get back into the house. It would startle her, it would scare her.

the stop was originally too close to an intersection and for safety sake we try to be a distance away from any intersection or driveway.

AFTER WE CHECKED IN WITH LEE TRAN ABOUT THE FAMILY'S COMPLAINT --

A SPOKESPERSON TOLD US THEY WILL MOVE THE BUS STOP WITHIN THE NEXT FEW DAYS. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA HIT AND RUN-PLASMA VO SS OC


A ST. PATRICKS DAY SCARE.

NEARLY RUNDOWN right outside A PUNTA GORDA PUB.

THIS HIT AND RUN IS ALL CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

LOOK CLOSELY - A GROUP OF PEOPLE ARE INSIDE THE CELTIC RAY RESTAURANT IN PUNTA GORDA.

RIGHT AFTER TWO PEOPLE MAKE IT INSIDE -- A RED MUSTANG BARRELS THROUGH THE OUTDOOR SEATING.

THE DRIVER ALMOST HIT ONE PERSON AND CAUSED BRUISING AND CUTS TO ANOTHER.

THE DRIVER KEPT GOING.

PUNTA GORDA OFFICERS SAY JESSE BROWN WAS DRIVING.

THEY FOUND HIM HIDING IN HIS BROTHER'S HOUSE AND ARRESTED HIM.

THEY ALSO ARRESTED HIS BROTHER FOR RESISTING AN OFFICER.

OVERNIGHT WE FOUND OUT THAT BROWN BAILED OUT OF JAIL. Return to index of stories...


GG APT FIRE CAUSE-OC, VO


INVESTIGATORS SAY AN ELECTRICAL PROBLEM CAUSED AN APARTMENT FIRE IN COLLIER COUNTY LAST FRIDAY.

THE FIRE FORCED SEVERAL PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR HOMES.

THIS WAS ON WASHINGTON LANE, JUST SOUTH OF PINE RIDGE ROAD IN GOLDEN GATE.

THE FIRE DAMAGED THREE APARTMENTS.

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


LWREN SCOTT FOUND DEAD-VO


THE GIRLFRIEND OF MICK JAGGER AND FASHION DESIGNER L'WREN SCOTT HAS DIED.

SHE WAS FOUND DEAD IN HER NEW YORK APARTMENT JUST AFTER 10 A-M MONDAY.

SHE WAS REPORTEDLY FOUND HANGING FROM A DOOR KNOB WITH A SCARF AROUND HER NECK.

THEY ARE CALLING HER DEATH AN APPARENT SUICIDE, BUT A MEDICAL EXAMINER WILL DETERMINE THE EXACT CAUSE OF DEATH.

A SPOKESMAN FOR SCOTT'S BOYFRIEND, SINGER MICK JAGGER SAYS THE SINGER IS "COMPLETELY SHOCKED AND DEVASTATED BY THE NEWS." Return to index of stories...


WATER RESCUE CAUGHT ON CAM-TRX OC VO


ALL NEW THIS MORNING.

THE RESCUE OF A MAN FROM HIS VEHICLE IN A SURGING WASHINGTON RIVER WAS CAPTURED ON VIDEO.

CHECK THIS OUT--

A WITNESS SAW THE DRIVER VEER OFF THE ROAD AND INTO THE YAKIMA RIVER, WHERE HE WAS TRAPPED INSIDE HIS S-U-V.

OFFICIALS SAY ART GONZALEZ CALLED 9-1-1 AND KEPT THE DRIVER CALM UNTIL THE RESCUE TEAM ARRIVED.

THEY PULLED THE MAN TO SAFETY AND HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT OF HYPOTHERMIA.

THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT SAID GONZALEZ PLAYED A HUGE ROLE IN THE SUCCESS OF THE RESCUE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW.

THIS IS A GOOD THING FOR CHOCOLATE LOVERS.

WHILE IT WON'T BE NEARLY AS MUCH FUN AS EATING CANDY BARS, A BIG STUDY IS BEING LAUNCHED TO SEE IF PILLS CONTAINING THE NUTRIENTS IN DARK CHOCOLATE CAN BENEFIT YOUR HEALTH. Return to index of stories...


RADAR BUMB-HALEY


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BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

LENGTH 3:00 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...


DESOTO PRISON OFFICIAL-OC, VO, OC


A DESOTO COUNTY PRISON GUARD WHO WITNESSED THE BEATING OF AN THEN LIED ABOUT IT TO INVESTIGATORS WILL SPEND 10 MONTHS IN PRISON.

JODY HOLLAND WAS BRUTALLY BEATEN INSIDE THE DESOTO COUNTY JAIL.

VINCENT CARLUCCI WAS SENTENCED FOR OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE.

IN COURT HE APOLOGIZED AND SAID HE TAKES FULL RESPONSIBILITY.

FOUR FORMER DESOTO COUNTY CORRECTIONS OFFICERS HAVE HAD FEDERAL CHARGES LINKED TO THE ABUSE.

CARLUCCI HAS UNTIL MAY FIRST TO TURN HIMSELF IN. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES PIER FISH HOOK-OC, VO


THIS MORNING WE ARE LEARNING ABOUT SOME MAJOR CHANGES THAT MAY BE HAPPENING AT THE NAPLES PIER.

SOME FISHING HOOKS COULD BE BANNED.

CITY LEADERS ARE WORRIED ABOUT THE SURGE OF INJURED PELICANS.

THEY'RE GETTING CAUGHT IN HOOKS AND FISHING LINE.

AT WEDNESDAY'S CITY COUNCIL MEETING - COUNCIL WILL DICUSS A POTENTIAL BAN ON TREBLE HOOKS.

THEY HAVE MORE THAN TWO PRONGS. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES PIER FISH HOOK-SOTVO


TAKE SOTS

DURATION = 0:15

Nicole Johnson/Conservancy of SWFL

"With the 3 hooks, it's just that much more difficult to extract the hook from the bird, it really gets sunken in there into their flesh."

Jerry Desmond/Naples

"I say why? everybody should ask why. When you really get down to the basics, what are we getting out of it?

BIOLOGISTS SAY A BAN ON TREBLE HOOKS WOULD PLAY A BIG ROLE IN DECREASING THE EXTENT OF PELICAN INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


MEGA MILLIONS TONIGHT-OC VO


TONIGHT AMERICA MAY HAVE ANOTHER MILLIONAIRE.

NO ONE MATCHED ALL THE LUCKY NUMBERS IN THE MEGA MILLIONS DRAWING FRIDAY NIGHT.

MEANING THE JACKPOT IS NOW EXPECTED TO SOAR TO 400-MILLION DOLLARS.

THAT WILL MAKE IT THE SEVENTH LARGEST JACKPOT IN U-S HISTORY.

THIS JACKPOT HAS BEEN BUILDING SINCE JANUARY THIRD.

THE BIGGEST LOTTERY PRIZE IN THE U-S WAS A 656-MILLION DOLLAR MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT IN 2012. Return to index of stories...


CHOCOLATE PILL-VO


we all know DARK CHOCOLATE IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEART.

THIS MORNING- SCIENTISTS ARE PUTTING all that goodness in PILL FORM.

THEY WANT TO SEE IF CHOCOLATE PILLS CAN PREVENT HEART ATTACK AND STROKE.

THEY'LL EXTRACT HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF NUTRIENTS FROM COCOA AND ENCAPSULATE IT.

THE BEST PART -- THE PILL DOESN'T COME WITH THE CALORIES AND GET THIS.

It HAS THE SAME BENEFITS OF THOUSANDS OF BARS OF DARK CHOCOLATE. Return to index of stories...


CROSS TALK 4 SHOT-2 SHOT VO


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW--

PARENTS ARE FURIOUS AFTER A RIDE MALFUNCTIONED AT THE LEHIGH ACRES FESTIVAL!

NBC-2 DID SOME DIGGING.

FIND OUT WHAT WAS TO BLAME FOR THE FLYING METAL.

PLUS-- EVER TAKE A WHIFF OF A SMOKER'S HAIR AND FEEL FAINT FROM THE SCENT OF CIGARETTE SMOKE?

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF THIRD-HAND SMOKE.

HOW THIS MAY TAKE A TOLL ON YOUR HEALTH. Return to index of stories...


CROSS TALK 4 SHOT-VOTOPS


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WEATHER APP-FSS


NBC-2 IS MAKING SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW, ON THE GO. WITH THE NBC-2 FIRST ALERT STORM TEAM WEATHER AP.

YOU GET SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF METEORLOGISTS --

AND THE AREA'S ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR.

TO GET THE APP -- JUST SEARCH "NBC 2 W-X." Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL1) TRUDEAU SENTENCEING-TRX NEWSROOM


RICH AND SKINNY!!! ONE MAN'S INFOMERICIALS PROMISED JUST THAT--- NOW HES HEADING TO JAIL.

I'M SAM SWEENEY IN THE NEWS ROOM.

ILL TELL YOU WHO IT IS AND FOR HOW LONG COMING UP IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL3) HAPPY LIFE HAPPY WIFE-TRX-BUBBA


'HAPPY WIFE, HAPPY LIFE"--

WELL MAYBE IT'S NOT TRUE AFTER ALL.

IN 7 MINUTES I'LL TELL YOU ABOUT A NEW STUDY THAT SAYS THE HUSBAND PLAYS MORE A CRUCIAL ROLE IN THE HEALTH OF THE RELATIONSHIP. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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


WHAT A DIFFERENCE A COUPLE OF HOURS MAKE. THE RAIN MOVING THROUGH SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ALMOST OUT OF HERE.

GOOD MORNING IM CLAY MILLER.

AND IM KRISTA FOGELSONG.

HALEY WEBB. Return to index of stories...


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


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...


TRUDEAU SENTENCING-PLASMA


PITCHMAN TO PRISONER---- INFOMERCIAL SUPERSTAR AND BEST SELLING AUTHOR KEVIN TRUDEAU IS HEADED TO PRISON.

THIS IS A STORY THAT HAS A LOT OF PEOPLE TALKING THIS MORNING.

HE PROMISED TO MAKE YOU RICH AND SKINNY---A JUDGE THIS MORNING CALLING HIM A LIAR. A PERSON OF BAD CHARACTER.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE IN THE STUDIO WITH US THIS MORNING. SAM HOW DID THIS ALL UNFOLD? Return to index of stories...


TRUDEAU SENTENCING-NEWSROOM


CLAY,

BACK IN 2004 A FEDERAL COURT ORDERED THE PITCHMAN TO STOP MAKING MISLEADING INFOMERICALS AND MISREPRESENTING HIS WEIGHTLOSS BOOKS.

TRUDEAU IGNORED THE ORDER--- NOW HE'S GOING TO PAY THE PRICE. Return to index of stories...


TRUDEAU SENTENCING-VO SS


HE CONTINUED TO PUSH HIS BOOKS---TELLING THE PUBLIC IT WAS EASY. PROSECUTORS SAY HIS PLANS WERE PUNISHING AND CRIPPLING.

THE JUDGE SAID TRUDEAU IS DECEITFUL TO THE VERY CORE.

DEFRAUDING THE PUBLIC FOR THE LAST 30 YEARS.

IN TRUDEAU'S FINAL SALES PITCH TO THE JUDGE HE APOLOGIZED-- PROMISING TO BE MORE HONEST IF HE EVER TOOK TO THE AIRWAVES OR WROTE A BOOK AGAIN.

THE JUDGE DIDN'T BUY IT. Return to index of stories...


TRUDEAU SENTENCING-NEWSROOM


TRUDEAU SAYS HE AND HIS 26 YEAR OLD WIFE ARE EFFECTIVELY HOMELESS AND BROKE.

HE'S BEEN IN JAIL SINCE NOVEMBER---CALLING THE EXPERIENCE -- EYEOPENING.

HE PLANS TO APPEAL. UNTIL THEN HE WILL SPEND THE NEXT 10 YEARS IN PRISON.

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


LEHIGH ACRES RIDE-BUBBA VO


NOW TO A STORY THAT CONTINUES TO DEVELOP.

A RIDE THAT MALFUNCTIONED AT THE LEHIGH ACRES SPRING FEST CLEARED A SURPRISE INSPECTION.

MODERN MIDWAYS TELL US STRONG WINDS BLEW A GATE OFF THE "THE RAGE IN THE CAGE" RIDE SUNDAY AND IT SMASHED INTO A WINDSHIELD.

THIS IS THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR A RIDE AT THE FESTIVAL HAS MALFUNCTIONED.

SOME PARENTS SAY THEY'VE HAD ENOUGH. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ACRES RIDE-SOTVO


Amy Cureton/Mother14:16-14:24

"I told her flat out we will never and ride on any of these carnival rides from this particular carnival ever again."

ABOUT 10 PEOPLE WERE ON THE RIDE AT THE TIME.

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


NEW GM RECALL-VO


MORE PROBLEMS FOR GENERAL MOTORS.

THE AUTOMAKER ISSUED THREE NEW RECALLS FOR ABOUT ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION CARS.

OFFICIALS SAY SIDE AIRBAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY IN POPULAR CROSSOVER S-U-V MODELS.

THE INSTRUMENT PANEL NEEDS WORK IN CHEVROLET EXPRESS AND GMC SAVANA VANS.

AND CADILLAC XTS SEDANS ARE BEING RECALLED FOR OVERHEATING BRAKES.

JUST LAST MONTH -- GM RECALLED ONE-POINT-SIX MILLION CARS FOR AN IGNITION SWITCH PROBLEM.

GENERAL MOTORS C-E-O MARY BARRA SAYS THE NEW RECALLS ARE PROOF G-M HAS LEARNED FROM PAST MISTAKES. Return to index of stories...


JOYCELIN LUCK HEARING-SS-VO-WIPE


NEW COURTROOM REVELATIONS THIS MORNING FROM A TEEN DEFENDING WHY SHE RAN OFF WITH HER BOYFRIEND.

INVESTIGATORS SAY STEVEN TOMPKINS KILLED HIS MOM AND BROTHER IN LEHIGH ACRES LAST DECEMBER --

THEN PICKED UP JOYCELIN LUCK IN SOUTH CAROLINA.

THE TWO WERE EVENTUALLY ARRESTED IN WYOMING.

IN COURT MONDAY -- LUCK SAYS SHE SAYS SHE MET TOMPKINS ONLINE TWO YEARS AGO.

THEY'D NEVER MET IN PERSON UNTIL HOURS AFTER THE MURDER.

SHE SAYS SHE ONLY WENT WITH HIM BECAUSE SHE WAS AFRAID OF HIM. Return to index of stories...


JOYCELIN LUCK HEARING-SOTVO


JOYCELIN LUCK/DEFENDANT: i was required to do sexual acts that were way beyond my comfort zone

WILBUR SMITH/ATTORNEY: this is a girl who was under the influence of a maniac and got him some money so they could run off she didn't know what was up and what was down

LUCK SPOKE OUT.

TRYING TO GET HER BOND LOWERED SO SHE CAN LEAVE JAIL.

BUT A JUDGE KEPT HER BOND AT 300-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

HER ATTORNEY SAYS THE CASE WILL LIKELY BE RESOLVED THROUGH A PLEA DEAL. Return to index of stories...


DOWNTOWN HOTEL-VO


this morning PLANS TO BUILD A NEW HOTEL IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS ARE MOVING FORWARD.

NBC-2 WAS FIRST TO UNCOVER THAT A NEW SHERATON WOULD BE BUILT RIGHT NEXT TO HARBORSIDE EVENT CENTER.

THIS MONTH --

CITY LEADERS DECIDED TO MOVE FORWARD WITH A PRE-DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE DEVELOPER TO GET THINGS MOVING.

RIGHT NOW --

IT JUST NEEDS THE MAYOR'S SIGNATURE TO MAKE IT OFFICIAL.

ONCE THAT HAPPENS - WE CAN EXPECT TO SEE BUILDING PLANS FOR THE HOTEL IN THE NEXT 2 MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


FL UNEMPLOYMENT #s-OC, SS, OC


FLORIDA'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO IT'S LOWEST LEVEL SINCE 2008.

THE STATE'S RATE IS AT 6 POINT 1 PERCENT.

THAT'S SLIGHTLY LOWER THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE.

HOWEVER, UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS TICKED UP IN EVERY SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COUNTY.

WE HAVE A BREAK DOWN ON OUR WEBSITE, NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...


HAPPY wife HAPPY life-BUBBA TOSS


YOU MAY HEAR IT OR SAY IT OFTEN.

"HAPPY WIFE, HAPPY LIFE"

WELL. MAYBE NOT.

NEW RESEARCH SAYS THE HUSBAND MAY PLAY MORE OF A CRUCIAL ROLE IN KEEPING A MARRIAGE HEALTHY.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK HAS THE BREAKDOWN OF THE FINDINGS. Return to index of stories...


HAPPY wife HAPPY life-BUBBA


THE RESEARCH SAYS ITS ACTUALLY A HUSBAND'S AGREEABLE PERSONALITY AND HEALTH THAT HAS THE MOST CRUCIAL IMPACT ON A COUPLE'S RELATIONSHIP.

THIS STUDY WAS DONE BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO. Return to index of stories...


HAPPY wife HAPPY life-VO


THEY STUDIED 953 OLDER COUPLES AGE 63 TO 90 WHO HAD BEEN MARRIED OR LIVING TOGETHER FOR AN AVERAGE OF 39 YEARS.

WHEN THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HUSBANDS AND WIVES WERE COMPARED THEY FOUND A WOMAN'S POSITIVITY HAD LITTLE OR NO EFFECT ON CONFLICT IN A MARRIAGE.

*BUT* THE HUSBAND'S POSITIVITY HAD A BIG EFFECT ON THE RELATIONSHIP.

THE MEN WHO HAD HIGH LEVELS OF POSITIVITY REPORTED LESS CONFLICT IN THEIR RELATIONSHIP.

THE FINDINGS WERE THE SAME WHEN IT CAME TO HEALTH. Return to index of stories...


HAPPY wife HAPPY life-BUBBA TAG


WHILE MANY WIVES MAY DISAGREE -- WHAT THIS STUDY COMES DOWN TO IS.THE KEY TO A LONG TERM MARRIAGE -- IS A HAPPY AND HEALTHY HUSBAND.

LIVE IN THE STUDIO, DANIELLE KOLENIAK NBC2. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH CAST CLIP-CLIP


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THIRD HAND SMOKE CAUSING CANCER-OC VO


BRAND NEW RESEARCH THIS MORNING.

IT HAS BEEN FOUND THAT THE RESIDUE FROM SMOKING INDOORS - SO-CALLED "THIRDHAND SMOKE" - HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE CANCER.

ALMOST ALL OF US HAVE EXPERIENCED IT - THE STALE 'ASHTRAY' SMELL OF A HOME, OFFICE, BAR, RESTAURANT OR CAR WHERE SOMEONE HAS BEEN SMOKING.

WHILE THE SCIENCE IS STILL IN THE EARLY STAGES, RESEARCHERS NOW BELIEVE THAT SMELL IS MUCH MORE THAN A NUISANCE.

RESEARCHERS SAY THAT WHEN NICOTINE IN SECONDHAND SMOKE REACTS WITH NITROUS ACID IN THE AIR, IT CREATES NEW COMPOUNDS CALLED NITROSAMINES THAT CAN BECOME CANCEROUS FOR THE CELLS. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2 SHOT VO


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW--

A SMACKDOWN SHOWDOWN AT PUBLIX!

THIS MORNING WE'VE GOT THE LATEST ON WHY A WOMAN whalopped a guy --

IN A BONITA PARKING LOT!

PLUS--SHE CAUSED CHAOS AT THE AIRPORT --

WITH HER PERFUME!

WE'LL TELL YOU WHY THE T-S-A FREAKED OUT! Return to index of stories...


QR TZ: PERFUME-VOTOPS


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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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PUBLIX SMACK DOWN-PLASMA VO


YOU CAN CALL IT A GROCERY STORE SMACK DOWN.

A TRIP TO A BONITA SPRINGS PUBLIX WENT TOTALLY WRONG.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THIS WOMAN EILEEN NEMEROFF --

WALKED UP TO A MAN IN HIS TRUCK --

THEN SLAPPED HIM ACROSS THE FACE.

ACCORDING TO THE REPORT --

NEMEROFF WAS IN THE CAR WITH HER HUSBAND.

THEY PULLED UP BEHIND A MAN IN A WHITE TRUCK.

THE VICTIM -- STEVE JONES -- SAYS HE WAS JUST WAITING FOR TRAFFIC TO CLEAR BEFORE HE TURNED OUT OF THE PARKING LOT.

BUT THEN HE HEARD NEMEROFF LAY ON HER HORN.

WITNESSES NEARBY WATCHED IT ALL HAPPEN. Return to index of stories...


PUBLIX SMACK DOWN-SOTVO OC


Ashlee Whiteleather, Witness

".and then her husband said something to her and she flew out of the car."

Ashlee Whiteleather, Witness

:46:41 she reaches her hand inside the truck and slaps him in the face.

WITNESSES SAY THE VICTIM CALMLY GOT OUT OF HIS TRUCK --

TOOK A PICTURE OF THE LICENSE PLATE --

AND CALLED 9-1-1.

WITNESSES SAY NEMEROFF JUMPED A CURB AND SPED AWAY.

WE STOPPED BY NEMEROFFS HOME TODAY BUT NO ONE ANSWERED.

SHE DID GET ARRESTED. Return to index of stories...


LCSO EMPLOYEE IN FATAL-OC VO


this morning we have new information about a woman kILLED IN A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT over the weekend.

WE'RE also LEARNING.HER husbadn.WHO WAS RIDING WITH HER, IS STILL IN CRITICAL CONDITION AT LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.

ACCORDING TO HIGHWAY PATROL, MARY YANKA WAS RIDING ON A MOTORCYCLE WITH HER HUSBAND STEPHEN YANKA ALONG US 27 NEAR LAKE PLACID SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

THEY WERE HIT BY A CAR THAT FAILED TO YIELD.

ACCORDING TO THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, MARY WORKED AS A COMMUNITY SERVICE AID for the lee county sheriff's office. Return to index of stories...


LCSO EMPLOYEE IN FATAL-SOTVO


I Can't even imagine the pain that they must be going through. Her husband and her two young daughters. My prayer is just that they take this opportunity to really grasp onto the realness of God.

CRASH REPORTS SHOW THE CAR THAT HIT THE COUPLE WAS AT FAULT.

IT'S UNCLEAR AT THIS TIME IF THAT DRIVER WILL FACE ANY CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


JODI ARIAS RETRIAL SET-TRX OC


ALL NEW THIS MORNING.

AFTER DOING SOME DIGGING.

WE FOUND OUT THAT THIS SEPTEMBER, A NEW JURY WILL BE SELECTED TO DECIDE JODI ARIAS' FATE.

YOU MAY RECALL THAT ARIAS WAS FOUND GUILTY OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER LAST YEAR FOR BRUTALLY STABBING AND SHOOTING HER EX-BOYFRIEND, TRAVIS ALEXANDER.

THIS NEW ROUND OF JURORS WILL FOCUS ON WHETHER ARIAS SHOULD FACE THE DEATH PENALTY OR LIFE IN PRISON.

THIS COMES AFTER THE JURY THAT FOUND HER GUILTY WAS UNABLE TO REACH A UNANIMOUS DECISION ON HER PUNISHMENT. Return to index of stories...


LA EARTH QUAKE-SOTVO


IT WAS A RUDE AWAKENING FOR MILLIONS OF PEOPLE ON THE WEST COAST.

AN EARTHQUAKE DELIVERED A STRONG JOLT WHEN IT ROLLED ACROSS LOS ANGELES ON MONDAY.

THE 4-POINT-4 MAGNITUDE.

NOT MUCH DAMAGE.

BUT SCIENTISTS SAY FOR THE FIRST TIME, A NEW WARNING SIGNALED IT WAS COMING. Return to index of stories...


LA EARTH QUAKE-SOTVO


two seconds can do you a lot of good. / 08:52 just imagine if there was an

alarm in an operating room so the surgeon had pulled the knife out of your

chest before the strong shaking came through.

IN JAPAN, ANOTHER EARTHQUAKE HOT SPOT, SUCH A SYSTEM HAS BEEN UP AND RUNNING

SINCE 2007.

IN L-A THEY'RE STILL WAITING ON THE FUNDING TO MAKE IT A FULLY- FUNCTIONING REALITY. Return to index of stories...


GRENADE PERFUME CONFISCATED-VO-WIPE


AN ARIZONA WOMAN IS OUT 83 DOLLARS AND A BOTTLE OF PERFUME.

SHE BLAMES T-S-A AGENTS WHO OVERREACTED.

THIS IS THE OFFENDING BOTTLE.

T-S-A AGENTS TOLD HER IT LOOKED LIKE A GRENADE.

IT'S A BOTTLE OF JIMMY CHOO PERFUME.

THE WOMAN IS A FREQUENT FLYER --

AND SAYS SHE'S NEVER BEEN STOPPED FOR HER PERFUME. Return to index of stories...


GRENADE PERFUME CONFISCATED-SOTVO


Lane six is completely closed at this point. Everyone is staring. There are seven TSA agents on my side.

SHE MADE HER FLIGHT, BOUGHT A NEW BOTTLE AND ON HER RETURN FLIGHT CHECKED HER LUGGAGE WITH THAT BOTTLE. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

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

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


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


MEDAL OF HONORS TODAY-OTS VO


LOOKING AHEAD THIS MORNING.

TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE, PRESIDENT OBAMA AWARDS THE MEDAL OF HONOR TO TWO DOZEN ARMY VETERANS OF PAST WARS, MANY OF WHOM MAY HAVE BEEN DENIED THIS COUNTRY'S HIGHEST MILITARY HONOR BECAUSE OF PREJUDICE.

THE RECIPIENTS - MOSTLY LATINO AND JEWISH - SPAN WORLD WAR II, AND THE KOREAN AND VIETNAM WARS, AND WERE SINGLED OUT DURING A REVIEW OF MILITARY RECORDS ORDERED BY CONGRESS.

THE INVESTIGATION ALSO TURNED UP SOME NON-JEWISH, NON-LATINO HEROES WHO WILL RECEIVE THE MEDAL OF HONOR TODAY. Return to index of stories...


THIRD VICTIM DIES AFTER SWSX-TRX OC VO


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING.

A THIRD VICTIM HAS NOW DIED AFTER BEING STRUCK BY A DRIVER AT THE SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL LAST WEEK.

AUSTIN POLICE IDENTIFIED her AS 26-YEAR-OLD SANDY THUY LE.

POLICE SAY RASHAD OWENS WAS DRUNK WHEN HE DROVE INTO A CROWD OF PEOPLE AT THE FESTIVAL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

HE WAS CHARGED LAST WEEK WITH TWO COUNTS OF CAPITAL MURDER FOR THE FIRST TWO PEOPLE WHO DIED.

POLICE SAY A GRAND JURY WILL DETERMINE IF HE WILL FACE ADDITIONAL CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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HL1) DIVERTING PLANE PROBLEM-VOTOPS


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

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

A U-S AIRWAYS PLANE LEAVING R-S-W HAD TO BE TURNED AROUND.

AFTER THEY HAD PROBLEMS WITH THEIR LANDING GEAR IN THE AIR.

THE PLANE HEADED TOWARD CHARLOTTE HAD TO COME BACK WHEN THE LANDING GEAR DIDN'T RETRACT.

WHILE MAINTENANCE CREWS FIXED THE PLANE.

MANY BOOKED OTHER FLIGHTS. Return to index of stories...


HL2) LEHIGH RIDE-VOTOPS


THIS MORNING WE'RE LEARNING THE RIDE THAT MALFUNCTIONED AT THE LEHIGH SPRING FESTIVAL HAD 10 PEOPLE ON IT AT THE TIME.

THE RIDE DID CLEAR A SURPRISE INSPECTION MONDAY.

LUCKILY -- NO ONE WAS HURT.

THE COMPANY WHO OWNS THE RAGE IN THE CAGE RIDE -- MODERN WAYS -- SAYS STRONG WINDS BLEW OFF A GATE -- AND SENT IT FLYING INTO A CAR'S WINDSHIELD.

THIS IS THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR A RIDE AT THis FESTIVAL HAS MALFUNCTIONED. Return to index of stories...


HL3) MALAYSIA PLANE-VOTOPS


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW --

THE MASSIVE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIAN JETLINER CONTINUES.

PLANES AND SHIPS ARE COMBING THROUGH THE INDIAN OCEAN.

AND STILL NO SIGN OF THE PLANE.

HIJACKING STILL HASN'T BEEN RULED OUT.

BUT ALL SIGNS POINT TO A DELIBERATE ACT.

CHINA SAYS BACKGROUND CHECKS ON ALL ITS NATIONALS ON BOARD THE PLANE HAVE UNCOVERED **NO LINKS TO TERRORISM. Return to index of stories...


HL4) QLC FUNDRAISING-VOTOPS


THE QUALITY LIFE CENTER HOPES A NEW PLEA WILL KEEP THEM UP AND RUNNING.

THEY'VE ASKED THE FORT MYERS CITY COUNCIL FOR 235-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO HELP PAY THE MORTGAGE LOAN THE Q OWES THE BANK.

CITY COUNCIL VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO LOOK INTO THEIR FINANCIAL OPTIONS -

THEY'RE NEXT MEETING IS ON MARCH 31ST.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO BRING YOU THE LATEST FROM THE MEETING. Return to index of stories...


HL5) FGCU WOMEN NCAA-VOTOPS


IT'S DUNK CITY MADNESS!

THE F-G-C-U'S WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM IS HEADED TO THE NCAA TOURNAMENT!

THE WOMEN WON THE A-SUN CONFERENCE SUNDAY BEATING STETSON 72 TO 70 IN OVERTIME.

THE LADY EAGLES GET THE 12TH SEED IN THE NOTRE DAME REGIONAL.

THEY'LL PLAY AGAINST OKLAHOMA STATE THIS SATURDAY AT 11 A.M. IN WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA. Return to index of stories...


HL6) EAGLES FAN BUS TODAY-VOTOPS


AND THE HYPE CONTINUES WITH THE F-G-C-U MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM.

TONIGHT THEY'LL PLAY IN THEIR 1ST ROUND NIT MATCHUP AGAINST FLORIDA STATE --

AND THE EAGLE STUDENTS ARE GEARING UP FOR THEIR TRIP TO TALLAHASEE.

THEY LEAVE AT 10 THIS MORNING.

THE GAME STARTS AT SEVEN P-M.

YOU CAN CATCH ALL OF THE ACTION ON ESPN TWO.

OUR NBC2'S SPORTS TEAM WILL BE IN THE CAPITAL FOR THE BIG GAME.

COUNT ON US TO BRING YOU HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MATCH. Return to index of stories...


HL7) PUBLIX SMACK DOWN-SSTOPS, VO


LISTEN TO THIS BIZARRE STORY OUT OF BONITA SPRINGS --

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY. THIS WOMAN --

EILEEN NEMEROFF --

WALKED UP TO A MAN IN HIS TRUCK AT A PUBLIX --

THEN SLAPPED HIM ACROSS THE FACE THROUGH THE WINDOW.

THE VICTIM -- STEVE JONES -- SAYS HE WAS JUST WAITING FOR TRAFFIC TO CLEAR -- WHEN NEMEROFF WALKED UP TO HIS TRUCK.

HE THEN GOT OUT AND TOOK A PICTURE OF NEMEROFF'S LICENSE PLATE AS SHE SPED AWAY --

HE CALLED 9-1-1 AND SHE WAS ARRESTED. Return to index of stories...


HL8) GM RECALL-VOTOPS


AN NBC2 CONSUMER ALERT RIGHT NOW --

G-M HAS ISSUED THREE NEW RECALLS FOR ABOUT ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION CARS.

OFFICIALS SAY SIDE AIRBAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY IN POPULAR CROSSOVER S-U-V MODELS.

ANOTHER CAR IS BEING RECALLED FOR OVERHEATING BRAKES.

JUST LAST MONTH -- GM RECALLED ONE-POINT-SIX MILLION CARS FOR AN IGNITION SWITCH PROBLEM.

HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE -- NBC DASH TWO DOT COM FOR THE DETAILED INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


HL9) FMPD REVIEW-VOTOPS


FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT IS TALKING ABOUT ITS SUCCESS, FAILURES AND FUTURE.

POLICE CHIEF DOUG BAKER TALKED TO CITY COUNCIL MONDAY ABOUT POLICE PRESENCE IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA --

OFFICER RELATIONS WITHIN THE COMMUNITY-

EMPLOYEE MORALE, AND CRIME RATES.

CITY LEADERS AND THE CHIEF OVERALL TAKE IS THAT THE OVERALL DEPARTMENT IS WORKING WELL. 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...