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BREAKING-CLIP NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP
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DEPUTIES INJURED-REM MALAYSIA AIR SEARCH-trxVO IN TC
CHILD SEX EXPLOITATION-trxOC VO MALAYSIA AIR SEARCH-PKG
CHILD SEX EXPLOITATION-SOTVO PA: CRANE ACCIDENT-trxOC VO
ANIMAL HOARDING-WIPE VOTOPS NJ: HOUSE FIRE AERIALS-WIPE VOTOPS
TEACHER SURRENDERED-trxSSTOPS EAniBx TX: WILDFIRE-WIPE VOTOPS
TEACHER SURRENDERED-REM ALZHEIMERS RESEARCH-trxONCAM
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TEACHER SURRENDERED-SOT S KOREA N KOREA PROTEST-OC VO
TEACHER SURRENDERED-REM PISTORIUS TRIAL-WIPE VOTOPS
TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-OC VO PANDA WRESTILING-WIPE VOTOPS
NEWS CHOPPER CRASH-trxVOTOPS OC NSA SNOOPING FOREIGN CALLS-trxOC VO
NEWS CHOPPER CRASH-PKG MADELINE MCCANN BREAK-OC VO
CRISIS IN UKRAINE-trxOC VO TEASE FOUR-1SHOT
MISSING PLANE LATEST-OC-SS TZ4 A) FL HS SCHOLARSHIPS-VOWIPE
YELLEN INTEREST RATES-OC-VO WEATHER TEASE-STC
CAPE STREETSCAPE-OC-VO FL: HS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS-ON CAM
FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-OC-VO FL: HS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS-PKG
FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-SOT WEATHER OPEN-CLIP
FGCU FANS-VOTOPS WEATHER-WX WALL
NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-LIVE MEGA MIL JACKPOT-ON CAM
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT MEGA MIL JACKPOT-PKG
TZ1 A) TOYOTA SETTLEMENT-VO TEACHER SHORTAGE-ONCAM
TZ1 B) CO TUMBLEWEED-VOTOPS NAPLES PARKING-VO
WEATHER-STC TZ5 A) PUPPY RESCUE-VO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
OK WILDFIRE-VOTOPS PUPPY RESCUE-trxVOTOPS OC
CO: TUMBLEWEED TAKEOVER-VOTOPSWIPE PUPPY RESCUE-PKG
UT: ANCIENT ROCK SENTENCE-VOTOPS PUPPY RESCUE-ONCAM
TOYOTA ACCELERATION SETTLEMENT-trxOC VO NEW AT NOON TEASE-ON CAM AT PLASMA
GOOGLE WATCH SOFTWARE-trxOC VO NOON TZA) DEPUTIES INJURED-VO
NCAA PRODUCTIVITY-VOTOPS NOON TZB) TEACHER FIRST APPEARANCE-VO
FL VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES-ONCAM NOON TZC) TODDLER ALCOHOL-SOTVO
TEASE TWO-1SHOT NOON TZD) CHIMP MAULING SUIT-SOTVO
FL WEEKLY-3 SHOT CLOSE-2-SHOT PLASMA


HEADLINE OPEN


BRAND NEW DETAILS FROM COURT AFTER YESTERDAY'S WILD CHASE.

WHILE TWO DEPUTIES ARE RECOVERING.

NBC-2 IS THERE AS THE MAN ACCUSED HEARS HIS CHARGES.

PLUS.

A FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER ALSO GOES BEFORE A JUDGE.

HE'S ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH A STUDENT.

WE HAVE A LIVE REPORT WITH THE LATEST IN HIS CASE.

AND.

THE HEARTBREAKING STORY WE'RE FOLLOWING TODAY - WE LEARN MORE ABOUT THE TWO MEN, KILLED WHEN A NEWS HELICOPTER CRASHED IN DOWNTOWN SEATTLE.

THE NEWS AT ELEVEN STARTS NOW. Return to index of stories...


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BREAKING-CLIP


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DEPUTIES INJURED-trxSSTOPS EAniBx


THE MAN ACCUSED OF SENDING TWO LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER A WILD CAR CHASE--- FACED A JUDGE FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS MORNING.

THAT CHASE HAPPENED YESTERDAY DURING THE BUSY RUSH HOUR COMMUTE IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

DEPUTIES WERE EVEN FORCED TO FIRE AT THE MAN.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY OUTSIDE THE LEE COUNTY COURT HOUSE WITH THE LATEST.

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CHAD HEATHER--

IT'S LIKELY TRAVIS TAYLOR WON'T BE FREE ANYTIME SOON.

THE STATE ATTORNEYS OFFICE SAYING HIS CHARGES SO SEVERE THEY ARE PUNISHABLE BY LIFE IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


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HE'S CURRENTLY BEING HELD ON NO BOND.

THIS IS VIDEO OF TAYLOR AS THE JUDGE READ HIS CHARGES--- INCLUDING ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE.

The sheriff's office says TAYLOR Took off AS DEPUTIES TRIED TO PULL HIM OVER YESTERDAY. They say after

SPEEDING THROUGH BUSINESSES AND NEIGHBORGOODS--TAYLOR ENDED UP CRASHING HEAD ON WITHA MOTORCYCLE DEPUTY. another deputy trying to stop him also crashed.

ONE OF THe deputies HAS BEEN RELEASED from the hospital. THE OTHER IS RECOVERING FROM SURGERY BUT EXPECTED TO BE OK. Return to index of stories...


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TAYLOR IS NO STRANGER TO THE LEE COUNTY JAIL-- HE'S BEEN THERE EIGHT TIMES IN THE LAST 11 YEARS. HES ALSO SERVED TWO PRISON SENTENCES.

HES EXPECTED TO BE BACK IN COURT APRIL 21ST. Return to index of stories...


CHILD SEX EXPLOITATION-trxOC VO


AN UPDATE NOW TO A STORY WE BROKE FOR YOU, YESTERDAY DURING THE 11 O'CLOCK HOUR.

VICTIMS OF SEX CRIMES ARE GETTING THE HELP THEY NEED AFTER A MASSIVE CHILD PORNAGRAPHY BUST.

FEDERAL AUTHORITIES ARRESTED 14 MEN IN AN UNDERGROUND CHILD PORN SITE THAT VICTIMIZED AT LEAST 250 CHILDREN ONLINE.

TWO OF THE VICTIMS ARE FROM SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

INVESTIGATORS HAVE IDENTIFIED MORE THAN 250 VICTIMS FROM 37 STATES.

THEY CONFIRM TWO OF THOSE ARE FROM FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


CHILD SEX EXPLOITATION-SOTVO


Jeh Johnson

Secretary Department of Homelane Security

03:13-03:26

These alleged perpetrators prayed upon the most innocent, most vulnerable members of our society with no regard for the immediate or lasting harm they caused to the victims or their families.

OFFICIALS CONFIRM THE VICTIMS FROM FORT MYERS ARE BOTH BOYS.

THEY WERE 14 AND 17 YEARS OLD AT THE TIME OF THE INVESTIGATION LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


ANIMAL HOARDING-WIPE VOTOPS


ANIMAL SERVICES NEEDS FOSTER HOMES TO HELP

TAKE CARE OF DOZENS OF CATS AFTER THEY WERE RESCUED FROM HORRIBLE CONDTIONS.

72 CATS TAKEN FROM A HOME IN FORT MYERS SHORES ARE NOW TAKING UP A WHOLE LOT OF SPACE AT LEE COUNTY DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES.

OFFICERS FOUND THE CATS LIVING IN DISGUSTING CONDITIONS IN A HOME ON FOURTH STREET.

THEY WERE OUT AT THE HOME FOR NEARLY SEVEN HOURS -

ALL SIX DOZEN CATS HAVE TO BE VACCINATED AND TREATED FOR ANY

HEALTH PROBLEMS. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SURRENDERED-trxSSTOPS EAniBx


NBC2 IS FOLLOWING THE ARREST AND CHARGE OF FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER DOMINIC FRANK.

HES ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH A 17 YEAR OLD GIRL.

NBC 2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE LEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE WHERE FRANK JUST APPEARED BEFORE A JUDGE.

DANIELLE. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SURRENDERED-REM


25 YEAR OLD DOMINIC FRANK COULD BOND OUT OF JAIL AT ANY MOMENT. Return to index of stories...


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THIS MORNING THE JUDGE SET HIS BOND AT $30,000.

THIS IS VIDEO OF FRANK IN COURT THIS MORNING-- HIS ARMS CROSSED. STARING without showing EMOTION. HE FACES ONE FELONY COUNT OF SEXUAL ASSULT ON A MINOR.

PROSECUTORS SAY, *THAT MINOR IS A 17 YEAR OLD GIRL AND STUDENT AT ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL.

THIS MORNING FRANK'S ATTORNEY ARGUED THE ENCOUNTER WAS NOT A FORCEFUL ACT AND THE STUDENT WAS THE AGGRESSOR.

THE STATE SAYS FRANK WAS IN A POSITION OF TRUST AND THAT HE KNEW WHAT HE WAS DOING WHEN HE HAD SEX WITH THE STUDENT.

ALONG WITH A $30,000 BOND, THE JUDGE ORDERED NO CONTACT WITH THE girl AND NO UNSUPERVISED VISITS WITH ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18. Return to index of stories...


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FRANK IS DUE BACK IN COURT ON APRIL 21ST.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS DANIELLE KOLENIAK NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-OC VO


A BIG ENDORSEMENT TODAY FOR ONE OF THE CANDIDATES HOPING TO FILL TREY RADEL'S VACANT SEAT IN CONGRESS.

THE TEA PARTY EXPRESS ROLLS INTO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

ONE HOUR FROM NOW. TEA PARTY ACTIVISTS WILL ANNOUNCE THEIR SUPPORT FOR REPUBLICAN CURT CLAWSON.

THE'RE MEETING AT CLAWSON'S CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS IN BONITA SPRINGS.

THE PRIMARY FOR THIS SPECIAL ELECTION IS SET FOR APRIL 22ND. Return to index of stories...


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NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ANOTHER STORY WE BROKE FOR YOU ON OUR AIR YESTERDAY AT ELEVEN.

THAT DEADLY HELICOPTER CRASH IS HITTING VERY CLOSE TO HOME IN THE NEWS COMMUNITY.

THE NEWS HELICOPTER FROM KOMO-TV IN SEATTLE WENT DOWN DURING A BUSY RUSH HOUR YESTERDAY AND BURST INTO FLAMES, KILLING A VETERAN CAMERA MAN AND THE PILOT.

NEAL KARLINSKY BRINGS US THE STORY FROM SEATTLE. Return to index of stories...


NEWS CHOPPER CRASH-PKG


SCRIPT:

This morning, the NTSB is investigating what caused KOMO-TV's helicopter and

its experienced crew-to suddenly crash just after take off.

FD Scanner: We have report of a helicopter into the station or low in

ground, now, cars involved on fire

It was around 740am, right alongside the Space Needle, where the chopper

hurtled towards traffic.

Pathfire Seattle 12a Playout

001803 Daniel Gonzalez / Witness: I heard the crash - boom, and it took

like 2 seconds for the flames to burst out.

Three cars were engulfed-a river of flaming fuel ran down the street.

One motorist jumped out of his car-critically injured.

124234 Carmen Romero / Witness: I saw the guy coming out of the car, with

his body on fire

Killed on impact-beloved veteran photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary

Pfitzner.

4555 CHOPPER CRASH KOMO 5p 50 MB

SOT Mark Pfitzner / Victim's Brother

201052 "we just can't believe he's gone."

Horrified staff members watched it all out the station's windows.

Anchors could barely contain themselves-reporting the news that their

friends were gone.

134519 Dan Lewis / KOMO-TV Anchor: as we have reached the point here where

we can talk about the two people we have lost. this will be a

very difficult time.

134528 Voice of Molly Shen / KOMO-TV Anchor: it is a difficult day already

and this is even tougher

***NEEDS RETRACK*** ***TRACK TIME: 0:14***

As the wreckage was hauled away late Monday, an NTSB team began its

investigation-and a close knit family of journalists did their best to honor

the two they lost. INCLUDING STROTHMAN'S OWN SON, ALSO A KOMO

PHOTOGRAPHER.

4555 CHOPPER CRASH KOMO 5p 50 MB

SOT Dan Strothman / Victim's Son

201512 I'm not nearly as good as my dad, I never will be.

201543 he was able to find the human connection in everything he did."

134649 Voice of Dan Lewis / KOMO-TV Anchor: he was just a gentleman, a true

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NEAL KARLINSKI REPORTING.

TENTIONS ARE RISING IN UKRAINE AS RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN MOVED TO ANNEX CRIMEA IN AN OFFICIAL CEREMONY.

SELF-DEFENSE FORCES REPORTEDLY STORMED THE NAVY HEADQUARTERS IN UKRAINE.

VICE-PRESIDENT BIDEN IS IN LITHUANIA TODAY TO REASSURE BALTIC LEADERS.

THE U-S IS COMMITTED TO DEFENDING NATO ALLIES.

ACCORDING TO NEWS REPORTS, A UKRAINIAN SOLDIER WAS KILLED DURING AN ATTACK ON A MILITARY BASE. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE LATEST-OC-SS


NEW DETAILS ON MISSING MALAYSIAN FLIGHT 3-70.

AUTHORITIES SAY SOME INFORMATION HAS BEEN DELETED FROM THE FLIGHT SIMULATOR FOUND AT THE HOME OF THE PILOT.

RIGHT NOW AN EFFORT IS UNDERWAY TO FIND THAT INFORMATION.

THE GLOBAL HUNT HAS SHIFTED TO A TINY ISLAND IN THE MALDIVES.

PEOPLE THERE SPOTTED A "LOW FLYING JUMBO JET" HOURS AFTER THE AIRCRAFT DISAPPEARED.

INVESTIGATORS HAVE NOT CONFIRMED THE SIGHTING. Return to index of stories...


YELLEN INTEREST RATES-OC-VO


NEW FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIR JANET YELLEN FACES AN IMPORTANT TEST AS HER FIRST NEWS CONFERENCE COINCIDES WITH AN ANTICIPATED CHANGE IN THE CENTRAL BANK'S SHORT-TERM INTEREST RATES.

TODAY SHE WILL PRESENT THE COMMITTEE'S ECONOMIC PROJECTIONS AND PROVIDE CONTEXT FOR THE DECISION.

IN JANUARY THE FED DECIDED TO KEEP INTEREST RATES LOW UNTIL THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IMPROVED. Return to index of stories...


CAPE STREETSCAPE-OC-VO


CAPE CORAL CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY PASS A PLAN TO ENCOURAGE A FRESH LOOK FOR DOWNTOWN.

THERE IS CATCH THOUGH.

SMALL BUSINESSES WILL PAY FOR IMPROVEMENTS LIKE SIDEWALKS, LIGHTING AND LANDSCAPING.

CAPE CORAL WILL REIMBURSE THOSE BUSINESSES *25-PERCENT OF THE COST.

THE CITY SAYS THE NEXT STEP IS TO FIND APPLICANTS FOR THE "STREETSCAPE" PROGRAM. Return to index of stories...


FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-OC-VO


THE SEASON IS OVER FOR THE F-G-C-U MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM.

BUT IT WAS A GREAT FINISH IN TALAHASSEE LAST NIGHT.

THE EIGHTH-SEEDED EAGLES WERE HOPING FOR THE UPSET IN TALLAHASSEE.

F-G-C-U STARTED THE SECOND HALF STRONG WITH A 12-4 RUN, BUT FOUL TROUBLE AND AN INJURY TO NATE HICKS WERE TOO MUCH TO OVERCOME.

SEMINOLES WIN, 58-53. ENDING F-G-C-U'S SEASON. Return to index of stories...


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FGCU FANS-VOTOPS


AND IT WAS A LONG RIDE HOME FOR EAGLES FANS.

OVERNIGHT, AT LEAST ONE BUSLOAD DROVE BACK FROM TALLAHASSEE -- AFTER LAST NIGHT'S DISAPPOINTING LOSS.

BUT OPTIMISM RUNS HIGH - ESPECIALLY WITH A FEW INELIGIBLE PLAYERS ABLE TO TAKE THE COURT NEXT SEASON. Return to index of stories...


NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-LIVE


YOU'RE LOOKING LIVE AT THE BIG BOARD ON THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.

AT THIS HOUR THE DOW IS ___________. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


UP NEXT, BREAKING CONSUMER NEWS.

WITHIN THE LAST HOUR.

A COURT RELEASED A HARD NUMBER ON THAT MASSIVE TOYOTA SETTLEMENT, AFTER MILLIONS OF CARS WERE RECALLED.

DETAILS AHEAD.

PLUS.

WE ARE GOING TO TAKE YOU DO ONE COMMUNITY THAT IS DROWNING IN TUMBLEWEEDS!.

VERY STRANGE.

YOU'RE WATCHING NBC-2 NEWS AT ELEVEN. Return to index of stories...


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WEATHER-STC


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


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

"COOL START, WARMER FINISH"

Now that a cold front has pushed through the area, our days will be sunnier with a warming trend through the week. We'll keep a mainly dry weather pattern in place through the weekend, with increasing rain prospects by early next week.

As we head into the late morning hours, the low clouds and patchy fog will eventually mix out. Otherwise, lots of sunshine will fill our skies through the afternoon , with a few clouds migrating across the state on a light northeasterly breeze during the day. Daytime highs will be seasonable, as temperatures climb into the lower half of the 80s under mostly sunny skies. Temperatures will hold in the upper 70s closer to the coast, due to the afternoon gulf breeze.

Tonight, mostly clear skies will remain in the forecast. It won't be as cool, but still quite comfortable, as temperatures dip into the lower 60s. The cool spots will be mainly north and east of the interstate, with readings in the upper 50s.

High pressure will keep our afternoons mostly to partly sunny, with warming temperatures. Expect early morning temperatures to range from the lower to middle 60s, while daytime highs gradually work their way back into the lower to middle 80s. The weekend is looking warm and dry, with increasing rain chances by early next week as a cold front moves across the peninsula. Return to index of stories...


OK WILDFIRE-VOTOPS


JUST OUTSIDE OF OKLAHOMA CITY - CREWS BATTLED A FAST WILDFIRE NEAR TINKER AIR FORCE BASE.

ALMOST A DOZEN ENGINE COMPANIES WERE CALLED IN TO FIGHT IT.

THANKFULLY, NO STRUCTURES WERE DAMAGED OR THREATENED, AND NO INJURIES ARE BEING REPORTED.

FIRE CREWS SAY HIGH WINDS CAUGHT THEM BY SURPRISE.

THE CAUSE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


CO: TUMBLEWEED TAKEOVER-VOTOPSWIPE


LOOK AT THIS. IT'S A TOWN CALLED FOUNTAIN, COLORADO.

IT'S OVERTAKEN BY TUMBLEWEEDS!

HIGH WINDS BROUGHT A WAVE OF THE DRY BRUSH.

IT STACKS AS HIGH AS HOUSES IN SOME PLACES.

THERE ARE CARS BURRIED SOMEWHERE IN THERE.

A REAL PAIN TO CLEAN UP, RESIDENTS WERE OUT RAKING THE TUMBLEWEEDS AWAY ONE-AT-A-TIME. Return to index of stories...


UT: ANCIENT ROCK SENTENCE-VOTOPS


THE TWO MEN BEHIND THAT ANCIENT ROCK TOPPLING INCIDENT IN UTAH WILL NOT BE GOING TO JAIL.

ON TUESDAY, THE TWO FORMER SCOUT LEADERS, ENTERED PLEA DEALS THAT WILL GIVE THEM PROBATION INSTEAD OF JAIL TIME.

THE MEN GAINED NATIONAL ATTENTION WHEN VIDEO OF THE INCIDENT WAS POSTED ON YOU TUBE AND WENT VIRAL.

IN THE VIDEO A MAN IS SEEN DISLODGING THE ROUGHLY 170-MILLION YEAR OLD FORMATION AT UTAH'S GOBLIN VALLEY STATE PARK Return to index of stories...


TOYOTA ACCELERATION SETTLEMENT-trxOC VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ---

IT'S ONE OF THE LARGEST PENALITIES EVER AGAINST AN AUTOMAKER.

THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES A 1-POINT-2 *BILLION DOLLAR AGREEMENT WITH TOYOTA THIS MORNING.

UNDER THE SETTLEMENT, TOYOTA IS EXPECTED TO AVOID CRIMINAL CHARGES.

TOYOTA RECALLED MILLIONS OF CARS IN 2009 AND 2010 AFTER DOING LITTLE ABOUT COMPLAINTS OF ACCELERATION PROBLEMS FOR YEARS. Return to index of stories...


GOOGLE WATCH SOFTWARE-trxOC VO


GOOGLE IS WRAPPING RESOURCES AROUND SMARTWATCHES.

THEY'VE STARTED WHAT'S CALLED THE "ANDROID WEAR" INITIATIVE.

PARTNERING WITH MANUFACTURERS, CHIP MAKERS AND FASHION BRANDS, GOOGLE IS PLANNING A FULL SCALE ROLL-OUT OF SMARTWATCHES IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

ANALYSTS SAY IT LOOKS LIKE AN EXTENSION OF THE SOFTWARE THAT GOOGLE BUILT FOR GLASS, GOOGLE'S SMART GLASSES RELEASED A YEAR AGO. Return to index of stories...


NCAA PRODUCTIVITY-VOTOPS


WHEN IT COMES TO WORKER PRODUCTIVITY. MARCH MADNESS WILL BE COSTLY.

-MORE THAN A BILLION DOLLARS FOR EVERY UNPRODUCTIVE WORK "HOUR" DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF THE N-C DOUBLE A TOURNAMENT.

50 MILLION PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN OFFICE POOLS.

SOME MIGHT TAKE MINUTES TO FILL OUT A BRACKET. WHILE OTHERS WILL SPEND HOURS ANALYZING THEIR PICKS. Return to index of stories...


FL VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES-ONCAM


FLORIDA LAWMAKERS COULD DROP A BILL ON THE GOVERNOR'S DESK WITHIN THE WEEK TO REDUCE VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES.

THE SENATE UNANIMOUSLY AGREED TO ERASE PART OF THE 2009 HIKE ON MOTOR VEHICLE FEES.

THE HOUSE COMPANION MEASURE IS LINED UP TO GO BEFORE THE CHAMBER TODAY.

THE PROPOSALS WOULD POTENTIALLY SAVE FLORIDIANS BETWEEN 20 AND 25 DOLLARS PER VEHICLE REGISTRATION. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-1SHOT


STRAIGHT AHEAD - WHAT'S DRIVING UP THE NUMBER OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CHILDREN IN NEED OF FOSTER CARE?

PLUS. THE RED CARPET GETS ROLLED OUT TONIGHT.

WE TALK TO THE MANAGING EDITOR OF FLORIDA WEEKLY NEXT! Return to index of stories...


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IT IS FLORIDA WEEKLY WEDNESDAY!

WE ARE JOINED NOW BY OSVALDO PADILLA TO TALK ABOUT WHAT'S HAPPENING AROUND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


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The number of kids in need of foster care is rising, leaving many children living in bureaucracy. Why are the numbers going up and what can be done about it?

While dealership service stations and franshise oil change shops have grown in popularity, the small town garages - where the owner is often the same guy getting his hands dirty - still continues to thrive.

The Fort Myers Film Festival opens tonight with a documentary that premeired at Sundance about how music is changing the lives of Altzheimer's patients. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2SHOT


IN OUR NEXT HALF HOUR.

AN UPDATE FROM UKRAINE WHERE TENSIONS ARE HIGH.

PRO-RUSSIAN TROOPS TAKE OVER A NAVAL BASE.

MEANWHILE, THE U-S AND ALLIES TRY TO REASSURE OTHER COUNTRIES IN THE REGION.

AND.

THIS IS THE RESCUE STORY YOU NEED TO SEE TODAY.

A LITTLE GIRL'S BRAVERY MEANS A LIFE OF LOVE FOR THE NEW FAMILY PET. Return to index of stories...


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NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP


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THE MAN ARRESTED AFTER A CHASE THAT HURT TWO LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES IS BEING HELD WITHOUT BOND.

29 YEAR OLD TRAVIS TAYLOR FACES SEVERAL CHARGES.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS THIS ALL STARTED WHEN DEPUTIES ON MOTORCYCLES TRIED TO PULL HIM OVER NEAR WOODLAND BOULEVARD IN THE FORT MYERS VILLAS COMMUNITY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.

HE TOOK OFF -- SMASHED INTO A DEPUTY MOTORCYCLE -- AND THE DEPUTIES OPENED FIRE.

ONE DEPUTY WAS RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL.

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A FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH A STUDENT APPEARED BEFORE A JUDGE THIS MORNING.

25 YEAR OLD DOMINIC FRANK IS CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT WITH A MINOR.

BOND WAS SET AT 30-THOUSAND DOLLARS

BACK IN FEBRUARY FRANK WAS ACCUSED HAVING A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH A 16 YEAR-OLD STUDENT.

THE JUDGE ORDERED HE HAVE NO CONTACT WITH THE VICTIM.

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U-S OFFICIALS ACKNOWLEDGE: UKRAINE'S CRIMEAN PENINSULA IS ALL BUT LOST TO RUSSIA. SO WHAT'S NEXT?

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS PRESSURING RUSSIAN LEADERS TO STOP AT CRIMEA'S BORDER.

TRACIE POTTS REPORTS FROM WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE UPDATE-PKG


AS OF THIS MORNING. THREE RUSSIAN FLAGS ARE FLYING OVER A NAVY PORT IN CRIMEA.

ONE DAY AFTER RUSSIA SIGNED OFF ON TAKING OVER THE PENINSULA.

OBSERVERS THERE TELL US THE UKRANIANS DIDN'T EVEN RESIST - THEY JUST WALKED OUT.

WITH CRIMEA NOW ALMOST FIRMLY IN ITS HAND, IS RUSSIA UNSTOPPABLE? EXPERTS SAY OTHER FORMER SOVIET NATIONS SHOULD WORRY:

"Tomorrow they might say 'Oh, I think Moldova is lost' because I think Moldova is next."

CALLING RUSSIA'S ANNEXATION OF CRIMEA A "LAND GRAB," VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN ASSURED BALTIC LEADERS THE U-S WILL STEP UP AIR PATROLS OVER ESTONIA, LATVIA AND LITHUANIA:

"Our commitment is absolutely unwavering and unshakable."

THE CRIMEA CONFLICT HAS TURNED DEADLY. ONE UKRAINIAN SOLDIER WAS KILLED.

THE U-S HOPES ECONOMIC SANCTIONS WILL STOP A DEFIANT PRESIDENT PUTIN FROM PUSHING FURTHER INTO UKRAINE.

THE ADMINISTRATION INSISTS THOSE SANCTIONS AFFECT MORE THAN JUST 11 PEOPLE'S BANK ACCOUNTS:

"It affects the ability of United States parties to do business with those people."

"But it cannot stop there. We have to stop Russian banks from doing business outside of Russia."

AND BACK IN WASHINGTON, THERE'S THE POLITICAL COST. FOR A PRESIDENT NOW FOCUSED ON WHAT'S HAPPENING OUTSIDE THE U-S:

audio outcue: Tracie Potts, NBC News, WASHINGTON.

BUT OUR ECONOMY COULD BE LINKED TO WHAT'S HAPPENING IN UKRAINE. SOME OF OUR NATO ALLIES HAVE STRONG ECONOMIC TIES TO RUSSIA. IF EUROPE'S ECONOMY IS SHAKEN, THAT COULD HAVE A RIPPLE EFFECT ON MARKETS HERE.

I'M TRACIE POTTS IN WASHINGTON - BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA AIR SEARCH-trxVO IN TC


RELATIVES OF CHINESE PASSENGERS ONBOARD THE MISSING MALAYSIA AIRLINES JET WERE REMOVED FROM A PRESS ROOM THIS MORNING BEFORE A BRIEFING.

THEY DEMANDED TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THEIR LOST FAMILY MEMBERS.

OTHERS DEMANDED INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF THE PLANE.

AND THAT -- IS STILL A MYSTERY, BUT NEW DEVELOPMENTS SPARK HOPE.

DAVID KERLEY BRINGS US THE DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA AIR SEARCH-PKG


OC: ".two and a half weeks." Return to index of stories...


PA: CRANE ACCIDENT-trxOC VO


ONE PERSON WAS HURT THIS MORNING WHEN THE EXCAVATOR HE WAS OPERATING TIPPED OVER.

IT HAPPENED AROUND SIX A-M AT THIS RECYCLING FACILITY IN PHILADELPHIA.

ITS NOT CLEAR YET, JUST HOW THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED.

RIGHT NOW THE EXCAVATOR OPERATOR IS RECEIVING TREATMENT AT A HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


NJ: HOUSE FIRE AERIALS-WIPE VOTOPS


NEW VIDEO OUT OF NEW JERSEY.

ONE MAN IS DEAD AFTER AN EARLY-MORNING FIRE RIPS THROUGH A HOME.

ACCORDING TO THE FAMILY, A WOMAN CALLED 9-1-1 FROM INSIDE THE HOME.

INITIALLY ONE MAN WAS REPORTED MISSING, BUT LATER OFFICIALS SAID THE MAN DIED IN THE BLAZE.

THE CUASE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


TX: WILDFIRE-WIPE VOTOPS


STRONG WINDS AREN'T HELPING FIREFIGHTERS IN NORTHERN TEXAS BATTLE THIS WILDFIRE.

RIGHT NOW, THE BLAZE IS ABOUT 15-MILES WIDE.

PEOPLE NEAR THE TOWN OF HIGGINS, TEXAS HAVE BEEN EVACUATED AS THE FIRE SPREADS INTO OKLAHOMA.

CREWS FROM BOTH TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA ARE BATTLING THE FLAMES.

NO WORD YET ON HOW THE FIRE STARTED OR WHETHER ANY PROPERTY OR HOMES HAVE BEEN DAMAGED. Return to index of stories...


ALZHEIMERS RESEARCH-trxONCAM


WOMEN HAVE A 1 IN 6 CHANCE OF DEVELOPING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. COMPARED TO 1 OUT OF 11 MEN.

BUT THEY'RE NOT ONLY MORE LIKELY TO BE DIAGNOSED WITH THE MIND-ROBBING CONDITION.

THEY'RE ALSO MORE LIKELY TO TAKE ON THE ROLE OF CAREGIVER TO THOSE AFFECTED.

ERIKA EDWARDS REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


ALZHEIMERS RESEARCH-PKG


ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE HAS LEFT 66-YEAR-OLD JOHN WALLACE A FRACTION OF THE MAN HE USED TO BE.

BUT THIS STORY ISN'T ABOUT WHAT ALZHEIMER'S HAS DONE TO JOHN.

IT'S ABOUT THE IMPACT IT'S HAD ON HIS WIFE, ANGIE.

"When you're in your mid-50s, you're looking at retirement, and what's going to happen after you retire. John and I a whole plan. And all of a sudden, that was not going to happen."

ANGIE IS ONE OF THE MORE THAN 15-MILLION PEOPLE IN THE U-S CARING FOR SOMEONE WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE.

IT'S A DEMANDING JOB -- BOTH PHYSICALLY AND EMOTIONALLY -- ESPECIALLY FOR WOMEN -- WHO COMPRISE UP TO 70% OF THOSE CAREGIVERS, ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION.

"Women actually report that they are more likely to suffer from depression and stress than men in their caregiving role."

ANGIE HAD TO CHANGE THE WAY SHE SEES THE RELATIONSHIP WITH HER HUSBAND WHEN SHE WAS THRUST INTO THE CAREGIVER ROLE.

"I'm a widow, and I have a child. and then it made it bearable."

BEING A CAREGIVER CAN BE LONELY. AND A GREAT FINANCIAL BURDEN. ANGIE RECENTLY HAD TO MOVE JOHN OUT OF THEIR HOME, AND INTO A PRIVATE CARE FACILITY. WHICH COSTS MORE THAN HALF OF HER MONTHLY SALARY.

"This one's private pay, so it's all on us. And I just don't know what's going to happen."

THE MONETARY VALUE OF UNPAID CAREGIVERS IN THE U-S TOPS 220-BILLION DOLLARS.

ERIKA EDWARDS, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


S KOREA N KOREA PROTEST-OC VO


ANTI-NORTH KOREAN PROTESTERS GATHERED IN SEOUL TODAY DEMONSTRATING AGAINST PYONGYANG'S RECENT MISSILE LAUNCHES.

THEY BURNED PICTURES OF NORTH KOREAN LEADER KIM JONG UN AND CHANTED SLOGANS.

POLICE ATTEMPTED TO STOP THEM, SOME OF THE PROTESTERS WERE ARRESTED.

PYONGYANG FIRED 25 SHORT-RANGE ROCKETS INTO THE SEA ON SUNDAY, ACCORDING TO SOUTH KOREAN OFFICIALS. Return to index of stories...


PISTORIUS TRIAL-WIPE VOTOPS


OSCAR PISTORIUS ARRIVED AT COURT IN PRETORIA TODAY.

THIS IS THE13TH DAY OF HIS TRIAL FOR THE MURDER OF GIRLFRIEND REEVA STEENKAMP.

TODAY, A POLICE BALLISTICS EXPERT IS EXPECTED TO GIVE HIS RESULTS TO THE COURT REGARDING BULLETS THAT WERE FIRED THROUGH A BATHROOM DOOR.

PROSECUTORS CLAIM PISTORIUS INTENTIONALLY KILLED STEENKAMP FOLLOWING AN ARGUMENT. Return to index of stories...


PANDA WRESTILING-WIPE VOTOPS


AND LOOK AT THIS.

IN CHINA.

A COUPLE OF GIANT PANDAS WERE CAUGHT ON VIDEO WRESTLING FOR FUN IN A NATURE RESERVE.

THE VIDEO FOOTAGE SHOWS ONE GIANT PANDA HOLDING DOWN THE OTHER.

CAMERAS INSTALLED THROUGHOUT THE RESERVE CAPTURE ALL KINDS OF ANIMALS IN THEIR NATURAL SETTING. Return to index of stories...


NSA SNOOPING FOREIGN CALLS-trxOC VO


DEVELOPING AT ELEVEN.

THE WASHINGTON POST IS REPORTING THE N-S-A HAS A SYSTEM -- ALLOWING IT TO RECORD 100 PERCENT OF A FOREIGN COUNTRY'S PHONE CALLS -- AND LISTEN BACK TO THEM FOR UP TO A MONTH.

THE PROGRAM HAS APPARENTLY BEEN IN OPERATION FOR SEVERAL YEARS.

THE N-S-A WOULD NOT COMMENT ON THE SPECIFICS -- BUT SAYS IT USES A VARIETY OF TOOLS TO IDENTIFY THREATS. Return to index of stories...


MADELINE MCCANN BREAK-OC VO


THERE COULD BE A BREAK IN THE CASE OF MADELINE MCCANN.

THE LITTLE GIRL WAS LAST SEEN AT A PORTUGAL RESORT BACK IN 2007.

INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING FOR A MAN THEY SAY SEXUALLY ASSAULTED FIVE YOUNG BRITISH GIRLS WHO WERE VACATIONING IN PORTUGAL.

LONDON'S METROPOLITAN POLICE SAY OFFICERS ARE LOOKING INTO 12 POTENTIALLY LINKED CRIMES AT RESORTS NEAR THE AREA WHERE MADELINE VANISHED.

POLICE NOTICED SIMILARITIES IN THE BREAK-INS, INCLUDING NO SIGNS OF FORCED ENTRY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-1SHOT


NEXT ON THE NEWS AT ELEVEN.

A MIAMI HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR IS COLLEGE BOUND, AND HE ATTRIBUTES IT TO HARD WORK - AND OK, MAYBE A LITTLE TALENT.

--WHAT THIS GUY DID THAT LANDED HIM 15 SCHOLARSHIPS. Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A) FL HS SCHOLARSHIPS-VOWIPE


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WEATHER TEASE-STC


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FL: HS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS-ON CAM


THE QUEST FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS IS A TOUGH ONE, AND ONE MIAMI HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SHOWS THAT HARD WORK PAYS OFF.

IN HIS CASE, HE'S BEEN OFFERED 15 SCHOLARSHIPS!

AS CYNTHIA DEMOS EXPLAINS, THERE'S MORE TO THIS STORY THAN MEETS THE EYE. Return to index of stories...


FL: HS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS-PKG


OUTCUE:".the songs." Return to index of stories...


WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-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.

"COOL START, WARMER FINISH"

Now that a cold front has pushed through the area, our days will be sunnier with a warming trend through the week. We'll keep a mainly dry weather pattern in place through the weekend, with increasing rain prospects by early next week.

As we head into the late morning hours, the low clouds and patchy fog will eventually mix out. Otherwise, lots of sunshine will fill our skies through the afternoon , with a few clouds migrating across the state on a light northeasterly breeze during the day. Daytime highs will be seasonable, as temperatures climb into the lower half of the 80s under mostly sunny skies. Temperatures will hold in the upper 70s closer to the coast, due to the afternoon gulf breeze.

Tonight, mostly clear skies will remain in the forecast. It won't be as cool, but still quite comfortable, as temperatures dip into the lower 60s. The cool spots will be mainly north and east of the interstate, with readings in the upper 50s.

High pressure will keep our afternoons mostly to partly sunny, with warming temperatures. Expect early morning temperatures to range from the lower to middle 60s, while daytime highs gradually work their way back into the lower to middle 80s. The weekend is looking warm and dry, with increasing rain chances by early next week as a cold front moves across the peninsula. Return to index of stories...


MEGA MIL JACKPOT-ON CAM


NEW DETAILS ON THAT MASSIVE MEGA-MILLIONS JACKPOT -- $400 MILLION DOLLARS --AND

THERE ARE TWO WINNING TICKETS RIGHT NOW -- ONE SOLD HERE IN FLORIDA -- ONE IN MARYLAND --AND

SUSAN SAULNY HAS THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


MEGA MIL JACKPOT-PKG


SCRIPT:

6 random numbersand this morning 2 very lucky and now very rich winners-set

to split the 400 million dollar jackpot.

Overnight we learned 2 winning mega millions tickets were sold. One at this

Sunoco gas station in merit island, florida.

MOS: I was hoping I won

The other-somewhere in Maryland but officials say they don't know exactly

where just yet.

The identities of the winners-also a mystery this morning and it may stay

that way. Maryland is one of the few states that allow its winners to stay

anonymous.

At 400 million big ones-this is the 3rd largest mega millions jackpot in

history and the 6th largest lotto payout of all time.

Each winner will get 111 million dollars if they take the lump sum!!!!!!!

AND 8 MORE BRAND NEW MILLIONAIRES WAKE UP THIS MORNING TO LEARN THEY ARE

HOLDING WINNING $1 MILLION DOLLAR TICKETS-IF YOU ARE IN FL, NY, CA, IL, MD

AND TX-BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR NUMBERS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!! Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SHORTAGE-ONCAM


SUSAN SAULNY REPORTING.

ENCOURAGING NEWS FOR TEACHERS.

YOUR SERVICES ARE IN HIGH DEMAND.

THE STATE'S BOARD OF EDUCATION EXPECTS A SHORTAGE FOR NEXT YEAR.

WHEN HIRING SLOWED DURING THE RECESSION, MANY QUALIFIED TEACHERS FOUND WORK ELSEWHERE

LEE COUNTY IS GEARING UP FOR A TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR IN MAY.

THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS REACHING OUT-OF-STATE FOR NEW GRADUATES. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES PARKING-VO


TODAY.

NAPLES CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS WILL CONSIDER UPGRADING THE CITY'S PARKING METERS.

INSTEAD OF PAYING WITH QUARTERS, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO PAY WITH A DEBIT OR CREDIT CARD.

RECENTLY THIEVES BROKE INTO THE PARKING METERS AND STOLE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS.

CITY OFFICIALS SAY THE NEW METERS ARE MORE SECURE. Return to index of stories...


TZ5 A) PUPPY RESCUE-VO


GOOD MORNING EVERYONE - IT'S ____

HERE'S A STORY YOU HAVE TO SEE.

A FAMILY DOCUMENTS THEIR DAUGHTER'S RESCUE MISSION - ALL TO SAVE HER BEST FRIEND. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM


STATINS ARE AMONG THE MOST COMMONLY USED DRUGS IN THIS COUNTRY.

THEY'RE MOSTLY ASSOCIATE WITH THE ELDERLY BUT NEW GUIDELINES WILL PUT MORE PEOPLE ON THESE DRUGS BECAUSE OF HOW THEY MANAGE CHOLESTEROL.

AMY OSHIER EXPLAINS IN OUR HEALTH MATTERS REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


PKG:

ABOUT TWO YEARS AGO, 47 YEAR OLD SCOTT PREST WENT ON STATINS.

SCOTT PREST/STATIN USER

RUNS:

:32 My doctor put me on them because of high cholesterol.

CONSIDERING HIS AGE, HE WAS RELUCTANT.

SCOTT PREST/STATIN USER

RUNS:

:46 But eventually I came around and said ok lets go ahead and do it.

DR. BRIAN TASCHNER/CARDIOLOGIST

RUNS:

1:38 They are some of the most commonly prescribed drugs. If you look at the top ten

drugs over the past ten years or so statins are always near the top.

AND THEIR USAGE IS ONLY EXPECTED TO GROW. UNDER NEW GUIDELINES

MORE THAN 30 PERCENT OF U.S. ADULTS MAY QUALIFY FOR TREATMENT. IT

BEGS THE QUESTION- WHAT DO STATINS DO FOR US?

DR. BRIAN TASCHNER/CARDIOLOGIST

RUNS:

1:38 Statins are the first group of cholesterol medications that have consistently shown

reductions in cardiovascular events. They don't just reduce the numbers they actually

reduce the events.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

Cholesterol is essential for digestion, hormonal balance and cell function, but at high

concentrations it can gum up arteries. Statins work by blocking production of cholesterol

in the liver. The most current recommendations stress treating the sickest and those at

highest risk of a heart attack or stroke.

DIVIDED INTO 4 RISK CATEGORIES- ONE INCLUDES PEOPLE WITH GREATLY

ELEVATED CHOLESTEROL. DEFINED BY AN LDL GREATER THAN 190.

SCOTT'S LEVEL HIT 400.

SCOTT PREST/STATIN USER

RUNS:

2:14 I tried using diet to regulate it, and that didn't work so I went on the statin.

A KEY PART OF THE NEW STATIN STRATEGY STREAMLINES THE PROCESS, BY

TARGETING PEOPLE WHO WILL MOST BENEFIT THEN SELECTING ONE OF TWO

DOSAGES.

DR. BRIAN TASCHNER/CARDIOLOGIST

RUNS:

9:23 We decide on more intense or less intense statin therapy, rather than targeting a

number which we were doing before.

A YOUNG PATIENT AT HIGH RISK- THE ODDS LOOK BETTER TODAY FOR

SCOTT.

SCOTT PREST/STATIN USER

RUNS:

1:21 I've had blood tests since I've been on them and my numbers come back better.

FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


PUPPY RESCUE-trxVOTOPS OC


SHE MIGHT JUST BE THE BRAVEST LITTLE GIRL YOU MEET TODAY.

SEVEN-YEAR-OLD NINA BOYETT LOVES ANIMALS WHICH IS WHY SHE DIDN'T HESITATE TO CRAWL THROUGH A VERY NARROW CRAWL SPACE TO SAVE A PUPPY STUCK UNDER A BARN.

REPORTER RAY VILLEDA HAS TOUCHING STORY FROM FORT WORTH, TEXAS. Return to index of stories...


PUPPY RESCUE-PKG


Forth Worth, Texas:00

S/ Ctsy: Monica Ailey:02

S/ Ray Villeda / Reporting:15

S/ Nina Boyett / Rescued Puppy:32

NINA BOYETT DIDN'T THINK TWICE WHEN SHE AND HER AUNT DISCOVERED A PUPPY UNDER A BARN. SO MUCH SO SHE CRAWLED UNDER IT TO GET TO THE AUSTRALIAN SHEPARD MIX.

CRAWLING UNDER SEVERAL BEAMS ANY ADULT WON'T FIT UNDER. THE AMOUNT OF SPACE UNDER THE BARN WAS JUST A LITTLE LONGER THAN THE LENGTH OF AN IPHONE.

ALL TO GET TO THIS LITTLE FLUFF BALL THAT'S ONLY TEN DAYS OLD.

How did the dog react to you when you picked it up? Yapping. I think she was excited to see me and like save her. And how are you feeling once you were able to get your hands around her? It was good. A good feeling. Return to index of stories...


PUPPY RESCUE-ONCAM


RAY VILLEDA REPORTING.

THE PUPPY IS THE ONLY ONE TO SURVIVE IN A LITTER OF 10.

MOM WAS RESCUED AND IS DOING WELL.

BY THE WAY, THEY NAMED THE PUPPY PRINCESS NINA. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT NOON TEASE-ON CAM AT PLASMA


NBC-2 IS CLOSELY FOLLOWING TWO COURT CASES THAT HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY TALKING.

A MAN GOES BEFORE A JUDGE AFTER A DEPUTY CHASE IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

WE'RE LIVE AT THE HOSPITAL,

WHERE ONE OF THE DEPUTIES HAD TO UNDERGO SURGERY.

AND THIS FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER WENT BEFORE A JUDGE TODAY.

WHAT'S NEXT FOR DOMINIC FRANK,

ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH AN UNDERAGE STUDENT.

PLUS THIS.

That's something as a parent it should come as common sense

A TODDLER IS THREE TIMES OVER THE LEGAL DRINKING LIMIT.

POLICE IN TEXAS TURN TO THE MOTHER,

AFTER HER LITTLE GIRL NEARLY DIES FROM ALCOHOL POISONING.

"I feel like I'm locked up I feel like I'm in a cage."

HER NEIGHBOR'S CHIMP MAULED HER FACE IN 2009.

WE'LL HAVE AN UPDATE ON CHARLA NASH'S PROGRESS,

AND WHAT SHE'S WANTING FROM THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT NOW.

AND IT'S A GREAT DAY TO BE OUTDOORS!

NOW THAT A COOL FRONT HAS COME AND GONE.

WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO THE WEEKEND, IN YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST. Return to index of stories...


NOON TZA) DEPUTIES INJURED-VO


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NOON TZB) TEACHER FIRST APPEARANCE-VO


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NOON TZC) TODDLER ALCOHOL-SOTVO


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NOON TZD) CHIMP MAULING SUIT-SOTVO


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CLOSE-2-SHOT PLASMA


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