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ANCHOR SUPERS DEPUTY INCIDENT-TRX-OC-SS-OBX
DIRECTORS PAGE DEPUTY INCIDENT-LIVE
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP DEPUTY INCIDENT-SS-VO
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH DEPUTY INCIDENT-SOTVO
TEACHER SURRENDERS-PLASMA DEPUTY INCIDENT-LIVE
TEACHER SURRENDERS-SSTOPS-VO 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
TEACHER SURRENDERS-PLASMA 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
DEPUTIES INJURED-TRX-OC-SS (2)-OBX TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
DEPUTIES INJURED-LIVE TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
DEPUTIES INJURED-SS-VO TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-OC-SS-TRX
DEPUTIES INJURED-LIVE TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-NEWSROOM
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-SS
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-NEWSROOM
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP TEACHER SHORTAGE-OTS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC NAPLES PARKING-VOTOPS
NEWS CHOPPER CRASH-VO IN PLASMA ALZHEIMERS MORE LIKELY THAN BREAST CANCER-TRX-OC-V
PICS OF VICTIMS-VOTOPS NATL KICK BUTTS DAY-OTS
NEWS CHOPPER CRASH-SOTVO, PLASMA TOBACCO SALES PRESSURE-VOTOPS
CRISIS IN UKRAINE-OC-VO FOOD PRICES-TRX-OTS
MISSING PLANE LATEST-OC-SS QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT
YELLEN INTEREST RATES-OC-VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
CAPE STREETSCAPE-OC-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-OC-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-SOT 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
FGCU FANS-VOTOPS TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SS (2) TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 MEGA MILLIONS-OC-TRX-SS
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP THE INCREDIBLES 2 AND CARS 3-OTS
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL WALMART VIDEOGAMES-OTS
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP $25 CORNDOG-OC-SS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC IMMOKALEE CASINO HOTEL-OC-VO
TEACHER SURRENDERS-TRX-OC-SS WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX
DEPUTY CRASH ARREST-TRX-OC-SS LOLLAPALOOZA LINEUP-OC-SS
TOYOTA ACCELERATION SETTLEMENT-TRX-OC-VO WALKING DEAD EXPERIENCE-OC-VO
GM INVESTIGATION-OC-SOT WALKING DEAD EXPERIENCE-SOTVO
CHILD SEX EXPLOITATION-OC-VO TUMBLEWEEDS IN COLORADO-TRX-VO
CHILD SEX EXPLOITATION-SOTVO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT-TRX-SS
ANIMAL HOARDING-OC-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
FPL SMART METER-OC-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
FPL SMART METER-SOTVO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT 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 BREAKING NEWS-CLIP
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS TEACHER SURRENDERS-SSTOPS-VO
ATM CONCERNS-OTS TS DEPUTY INCIDENT ARREST-SSTOPS-VO
FL VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES-OTS TS TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-VOTOPS
FL IN STATE TUITION-OC-VO TS TEACHER SHORTAGE-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TS ANIMAL HOARDING-VOTOPS
tease teacher surrenders-TRX-SS TS CAPE STREETSCAPE-VOTOPS
tease deputy chase arrest-TRX-SS TS FL VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES-ONCAM
wx app-SSTOPS TS IN STATE TUITION-VOTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS NAPLES PARKING-VOTOPS
BREAKING NEWS-CLIPTOPS TS IMMOKALEE CASINO HOTEL-VOTOPS
GOOD MORNING-1SHOT TS FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-VOTOPS
TEACHER SURRENDERS-BUB DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
TEACHER SURRENDERS-SS-VO-SS FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
TEACHER SURRENDERS-BUB GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

A FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER TURNS HIMSELF IN -- HE IS ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH A STUDENT.

DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE IN STUDIO WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SURRENDERS-PLASMA


THIS MAN RIGHT HERE, 25 YEAR OLD DOMINIC FRANK IS HELD ON NO BOND IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL AFTER SURRENDERING TO DEPUTIES.

HE'LL MAKE HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE TODAY WHERE A JUDGE WILL SET HIS BOND.

A WARRANT WAS OUT FOR HIS ARREST A WEEK AGO.

HE TURNED HIMSELF JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

HE'S CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT ON A MINOR. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SURRENDERS-SSTOPS-VO


FOR THE PAST WEEK THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE FUGITIVE WARRANTS UNIT HAD BEEN ACTIVELY ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE HIM.

OVERNIGHT, FRANK WAS SERVED WITH THE WARRANT AND BOOKED INTO THE LEE COUNTY JAIL.

THIS IS A NEW BOOKING PHOTO WE GOT OUR HANDS ON OVERNIGHT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY NO OTHER DETAILS ARE BEING RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

WE REPORTED BACK IN FEBRUARY, THE FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER WAS ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH A STUDENT.

AND WE CONFIRMED HE'S RELATED TO THE SCHOOL'S PRINCIPAL THROUGH MARRIAGE.

DOMINIC FRANK EVEN LIVED WITH THE PRINCIPAL WHEN HE FIRST MOVED TO FLORIDA.

WE LOOKED THROUGH HIS PERSONNEL FILE.

IT SHOWS HANDWRITTEN STATEMENTS FROM STUDENTS CLAIMING A SOPHOMORE GIRL TOLD THEM SHE WAS HAVING SEX WITH FRANK. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SURRENDERS-PLASMA


NBC2 WILL BE IN THE COURTROOM THIS MORNING.

COUNT ON US TO KEEP YOU UPDATED AS THIS CASE UNFOLDS.

LIVE IN STUDIO DK NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTIES INJURED-TRX-OC-SS (2)-OBX


MORE BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

AS YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR AT SIX--- ONE LEE COUNTY DEPUTY IS RECOVERING FROM SURGERY AND ANOTHER IS BACK HOME WITH THEIR FAMILY AFTER WILD CHASE YESTERDAY.

IT ALL HAPPENED IN SOUTH FORT MYERS WHEN DEPUTIES TRIED TO MAKE A ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOP.

THIS MORNING WE ARE LEARNING WHO THE SUSPECT IS AND WE'RE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK AT HIM.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE AT LEE MEMORIAL WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTIES INJURED-LIVE


KRISTA CLIFTON

ONE DEPUTY IS LISTED IN STABLE CONDITION HERE. HE WAS SEVERELY INJURED WHEN THE SUSPECT CRASHED HEAD ON WITH HIS MOTORCYCLE. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTIES INJURED-SS-VO


THIS MORNING WERE SEEING THE FACE OF THAT SUSPECT FOR THE FIRST TIME-- HIS NAME TRAVIS RASHOD TAYLOR.

A 29 YEAR OLD FORT MYERS MAN WHO HAS BEEN ARRESTED AT LEAST EIGHT TIMES BEFORE. NOW HE FACES ASSAULT ON AN OFFICER, PREMEDITATED HOMICIDE, AND RESISTING AN OFFICER.

DEPUTIES TELL US HE RAN A RED LIGHT YESTERDAY AND THEN TOOK OFF NEAR COLLEGE AND 41. DEPUTIES SAY AFTER HE CRASHED INTO THEIR MOTORCYCLE THEY FIRED AT LEAST THREE TIMES. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTIES INJURED-LIVE


NONE OF THOSE SHOTS HIT HIM. HE IS BEING HELD IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL---EXPECTED TO MAKE A FIRST APPEARANCE LATER THIS MORNING.

LIVE AT LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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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...


NEWS CHOPPER CRASH-VO IN PLASMA


IT'S SOMETHING MANY IN THE NEWS BUSINESS DO EVERYDAY:

HOP ON A HELICOPTER TO GET A VIEW OF WHAT'S GOING ON, SO WE CAN KEEP OUR VIEWERS INFORMED.

BUT A ROUTINE TAKEOFF PERFORMED MANY TIMES A DAY. ENDED IN A FIERY CRASH IN DOWNTOWN SEATTLE TUESDAY.

AND NOW WE'RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE PILOT AND A PHOTOGRAPHER ON BOARD THAT WERE KILLED. Return to index of stories...


PICS OF VICTIMS-VOTOPS


NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER BILL STROTHMAN AND PILOT GARY PFITZNER BOTH DIED.

THE TWO WERE ON ASSIGNMENT FOR KOMO TV NEWS.

WITNESSES TOLD INVESTIGATORS THAT THE HELICOPTER MADE A STRANGE SOUND BEFORE IT SPIRALED TO THE GROUND AND BURST INTO FLAMES.

THE FLAMES SPREAD TO THREE VEHICLES.

INCREDIBLY, A MAN IN A CAR WAS ABLE TO ESCAPE ON HIS OWN WITH SECOND DEGREE BURNS TO 20 PERCENT OF HIS BODY. Return to index of stories...


NEWS CHOPPER CRASH-SOTVO, PLASMA


"I know for a fact that Gary was doing everything he could to regain or maintain control of that air craft and steer it away from people on the ground. I know that was the last thing he was doing."

WE'VE LEARNED THE KOMO CHOPPER WAS A LOANER WHILE THEY WERE GETTING THEIR HELICOPTER FIXED.

IT COULD TAKE MONTHS TO PIECE TOGETHER WHAT WENT WRONG. Return to index of stories...


CRISIS IN UKRAINE-OC-VO


RIGHT NOW THE REGION AROUND UKRAINE IS REELING AFTER RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN MOVED TO ANNEX CRIMEA IN AN OFFICIAL CEREMONY.

THIS MORNING, CRIMEA'S SO-CALLED "SELF-DEFENSE FORCES" REPORTEDLY STORMED UKRAINIAN NAVY HEADQUARTERS.

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 UKRAINE SOLDIER WAS KILLED DURING AN ATTACK ON A MILITARY BASE.

COMING UP ON THE TODAY SHOW --- NBC'S RICHARD ENGEL WILL HAVE A FULL REPORT LIVE FROM UKRAINE. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE LATEST-OC-SS


THIS MORNING CHINESE FAMILIES OF MISSING FLIGHT 370 ARE THREATENING A HUNGER STRIKE, AS MALAYSIAN AUTHORITIES FACE INCREASED PRESSURE TO SOLVE THE MYSTERY.

HERE'S THE LATEST FROM A NEWS CONFERENCE HELD MOMENTS AGO.

MALAYSIAN AUTHORITIES SAY SOME INFORMATION HAS BEEN DELETED FROM THE FLIGHT SIMULATOR FOUND AT THE HOME OF THE PILOT AND THEY'RE TRYING TO RECOVER IT.

THE GLOBAL HUNT HAS SHIFTED TO A TINY ISLAND IN THE MALDIVES, WHERE PEOPLE 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


WE'LL BE WATCHING THIS CLOSELY IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

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


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

CAPE CORAL CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY PASSED A PLAN TO HELP FIX UP THE DOWNTOWN AREA.

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

THEN, THE CITY WILL REIMBURSE THOSE BUSINESSES 25-PERCENT OF THE COST.

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


FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-OC-VO


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

BUT IT WAS A HECK OF A FINALE IN TALAHASSEE.

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

F-G-C-U STARTED THE SECOND HALF STRONG WITH A 12-4 RUN.

BUT FRONT COURT FOUL TROUBLE AND AN INJURY TO BIG MAN NATE HICKS WERE TOO MUCH TO OVERCOME.

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


FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-SOT


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FGCU FANS-VOTOPS


AND IT WAS A LONG RIDE HOME FOR EAGLES FANS.

OVERNIGHT WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING, 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.

AS THE SAYING GOES, THERE'S ALWAYS NEXT YEAR! Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SS (2)


IF YOU'RE JUST WAKING UP WITH US, WE HAVE THE LATEST ON TWO BREAKING NEWS STORIES FROM OVERNIGHT.

A FORMER TEACHER SURRENDERS ON SEX ASSAULT CHARGES.

AND WE NOW KNOW THE NAME OF A SUSPECT INVOLVED IN A POLICE CHASE THAT HURT TWO DEPUTIES. THE LATEST NEXT.

YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW IS. AND HALEY WHAT ARE WE WAKING UP TO THIS MORNING? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

LENTH 2:27 Return to index of stories...


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT 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...


TEACHER SURRENDERS-TRX-OC-SS


IF YOU ARE JUST JOINING US WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW ABOUT BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ON A FORMER TEACHER SURRENDERING TO DEPUTIES.

25 DOMINIC FRANK IS IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL WITHOUT BOND RIGHT NOW AND HE'LL MAKE HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE TODAY.

DEPUTIES SAY HE TURNED HIMSELF IN JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

HE'S A FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH A STUDENT.

HE'S CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT.

HE TAUGHT FRENCH AND SPANISH AND ALSO COACHED VARSITY BOY'S SOCCER.

AS SOON AS WE LEARN MORE WE'LL PASS IT ALONG. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTY CRASH ARREST-TRX-OC-SS


MORE BREAKING NEWS AS YOU WAKE UP ---

WE GOT OUR HANDS ON THE MUGSHOT OF THE MAN ARRESTED IN A CHASE THAT INJURED TWO LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES.

HE IS 29 YEAR OLD TRAVIS RASHOD TAYLOR AND HE'LL APPEAR IN COURT THIS MORNING.

WE'VE BEEN CHECKING WITH THE JAIL THIS MORNING -- AND HE'S BEING HELD WITHOUT BOND.

IT STARTED WHEN DEPUTIES ON MOTORCYCLES TRIED TO PULL OVER A CAR NEAR WOODLAND BOULEVARD IN THE FORT MYESR VILLAS COMMUNITY ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

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

ONE DEPUTY WAS RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL.

THE OTHER WENT INTO SURGERY OVER-NIGHT BUT IS EXPECTED TO BE OK. Return to index of stories...


TOYOTA ACCELERATION SETTLEMENT-TRX-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ---

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

THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT COULD ANNOUNCE THE *BILLION DOLLAR AGREEMENT WITH TOYOTA AS EARLY AS TODAY.

UNDER THE SETTLEMENT, TOYOTA IS EXPECTED TO PAY ABOUT ONE-BILLION-DOLLARS AND WILL 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...


GM INVESTIGATION-OC-SOT


FROM TOYOTA TO GENERAL MOTORS ---

THE COMPANY HAS ANNOUNCED A NEW SAFETY CHIEF IN CHARGE OF THE VARIOUS RECALLS AND SAFETY ISSUES.

NBC'S GABE GUTIERREZ HAS EXCLUSIVE DETAILS ON GM'S EFFORTS TO DEAL WITH THE FAULTY IGNITION SWITCHES BEFORE THE PROBLEMS WERE WIDELY KNOWN.

This is Gabe Gutierrez at GM headquarters in Detroit. This morning more of our exclusive NBC News investigation into why GM recalled more than 1.5 million vehicles, due to faulty ignition switches. Last week, we focused on how GM modified a key in an effort to compensate for the faulty switches. This week, we take a closer look at how the car maker tried to quietly fix the overall problem, but told no one. That's coming up later on TODAY. Return to index of stories...


CHILD SEX EXPLOITATION-OC-VO


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

FEDERAL AUTHORITIES ARRESTED 14 MEN IN AN UNDERGROUND CHILD PORN SITE THAT TARGETED 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-OC-VO


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...


FPL SMART METER-OC-VO


HEADS UP!

F-P AND-L CUSTOMERS MUST PAY A FEE TO KEEP SMART METERS OFF YOUR PROPERTY.

MORE THAN TWO-THOUSAND PEOPLE ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA DON'T WANT THE METERS.

THIS MONTH, FPL NOTIFIED CUSTOMERS THEY WILL PAY A ONE- TIME FEE OF 95 DOLLARS.

THEN PAY ABOUT 13 BUCKS A MONTH TO HAVE F-P-L SEND SOMEONE TO READ THE METER.

CUSTOMERS ARE NOT HAPPY ABOUT THE MOVE.

THEY INSIST FPL IS DOING THIS TO FORCE THEM TO SWITCH. Return to index of stories...


FPL SMART METER-SOTVO


TAKE SOT -

Peter Richter, Naples

1451 "I like to call it extortion but shake down works for me. You know they never like anybody talking out against them. At first, they weren't asking permission to come on and replace these meters."

FPL TELLS US - THE FEE IS A FAIR WAY TO PASS ALONG THE COST ASSOCIATED WITH STANDARD METERS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT


BRAND NEW INTO OUR NEWSROOM OVERNIGHT ---

BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN YOUR BANK ACCOUNTS STARTING EARLY NEXT MONTH.

WHY SOFTWARE EXPERTS ARE RAISING RED FLAGS STARTING ON APRIL 8TH. WE'LL EXPLAIN WHAT EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


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...


ATM CONCERNS-OTS


NEW THIS MORNING ---

A GOOD REASON TO CHECK YOUR BANK ACCOUNT STARTING APRIL 8TH.

THAT'S THE DAY MICROSOFT STOPS SUPPORTING WINDOWS X-P, THE OPERATING SYSTEM

THAT RUNS 95 PERCENT OF ALL A-T-M'S.

THE COMPANY WANTS USERS TO SWITCH TO A NEWER, MORE SECURE VERSION INSTEAD. Return to index of stories...


FL VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES-OTS


HERE IN FLORIDA ---

LAWMAKERS COULD PARK 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...


FL IN STATE TUITION-OC-VO


WE'LL BE KEEPING A CLOSE EYE ON THIS ---

WILL THE SENATE SUPPORT LEGISLATION THAT WOULD ALLOW SOME UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS TO PAY IN-STATE TUITION AT FLORIDA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES.

THE HOUSE NARROWLY PASSED IT TUESDAY.

BUT IT DOES NOT HAVE THE SUPPORT OF THE SENATE PRESIDENT, WHO WILL ULTIMATELY DECIDE IF IT WILL COME TO A VOTE ON THE SENATE FLOOR. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


TIME NOW TO SAY HELLO AND GOOD MORNING TO OUR NBC2 FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY.

THIS IS CASEY BOGAN OF NORTH PORT

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US. Return to index of stories...


tease teacher surrenders-TRX-SS


COMING UP NEXT, WE'RE UPDATING A LOT OF BREAKING NEWS FROM OVERNIGHT ON SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES AGAINST A FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER -- ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH A STUDENT -- Return to index of stories...


tease deputy chase arrest-TRX-SS


AND MORE BREAKING NEWS INTO OUR NEWSROOM OVERNIGHT ---

WE NOW KNOW THE SUSPECT INVOLVED IN A POLICE CHASE THAT SENT TWO DEPUTIES TO THE HOSPITAL. THE LATEST OVERNIGHT. Return to index of stories...


wx app-SSTOPS


AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW ON THE GO WITH THE NBC-2 WEATHER APP.

YOU GET SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF METEOLROGISTS AND THE MOST ACCURATE FORECAST.

JUST SEARCH NBC2 W-X.

YOU'RE FORECAST ON THE 2'S IS NEXT. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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


BREAKING NEWS-CLIPTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-1SHOT


IT IS A BUSY WEDNESDAY MORNING --

WE HAVE A LOT OF BREAKING NEWS TO GET TO FROM OVERNIGHT --

WE BEGIN WITH A FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY HAVING SEX WITH A TEENAGER --

KRISTA HAS THE LATEST ON THAT. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SURRENDERS-BUB


25 YEAR OLD DOMINIC FRANK IS HELD ON NO BOND IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL AFTER SURRENDERING TO DEPUTIES. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SURRENDERS-SS-VO-SS


A WARRANT WAS OUT FOR HIS ARREST A WEEK AGO.

HE TURNED HIMSELF IN JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

HE'S CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT.

FOR THE PAST WEEK THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE FUGITIVE WARRANTS UNIT HAD BEEN ACTIVELY ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE HIM.

THIS IS A NEW BOOKING PHOTO WE GOT OUR HANDS ON OVERNIGHT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY NO OTHER DETAILS ARE BEING RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

WE REPORTED BACK IN FEBRUARY, THE FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER WAS ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH A STUDENT.

WE LOOKED THROUGH HIS PERSONNEL FILE.

IT SHOWS HANDWRITTEN STATEMENTS FROM STUDENTS CLAIMING A SOPHOMORE GIRL TOLD THEM SHE WAS HAVING SEX WITH FRANK.

IT WAS FRANK'S FIRST YEAR TEACHING IN LEE COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SURRENDERS-BUB


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


DEPUTY INCIDENT-TRX-OC-SS-OBX


MORE BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

A WILD CHASE IN SOUTH FORT MYERS SENT TWO DEPUTIES TO THE HOSPITAL-- THIS MORNING WE HAVE GOOD NEWS--- ONE DEPUTY IS NOW BACK HOME. THE OTHER WE'RE TOLD IS GOING TO BE OKAY.

THIS MORNING WE ARE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE MAN WHO AUTHORITIES SAY RAN FROM DEPUTIES.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE AT LEE MEMORIAL WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTY INCIDENT-LIVE


KRISTA CLIFTON

HIS NAME IS TRAVIS RASHOD TAYLOR. THE 29 YEAR OLD HAS BEEN IN AND OUT OF JAIL SINCE 2003.

THIS MORNING HE'S FACING SOME PRETTY SERIOUS CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTY INCIDENT-SS-VO


THIS MORNING WERE SEEING THE FACE OF THAT SUSPECT FOR THE FIRST TIME-- HIS NAME TRAVIS RASHOD TAYLOR.

A 29 YEAR OLD FORT MYERS MAN WHO HAS BEEN ARRESTED AT LEAST EIGHT TIMES BEFORE. NOW HE FACES ASSAULT ON AN OFFICER, PREMEDITATED HOMICIDE, AND RESISTING AN OFFICER.

DEPUTIES TELL US HE RAN A RED LIGHT YESTERDAY AND THEN TOOK OFF NEAR COLLEGE AND 41. DEPUTIES SAY AFTER HE CRASHED INTO THEIR MOTORCYCLE THEY FIRED AT LEAST THREE TIMES. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTY INCIDENT-SOTVO


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DEPUTY INCIDENT-LIVE


NONE OF THOSE SHOTS HIT HIM. HE IS BEING HELD IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL---EXPECTED TO MAKE A FIRST APPEARANCE LATER THIS MORNING.

LIVE AT LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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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...


TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-OC-SS-TRX


AS THE FIGHT FOR U.S. DISTRICT 19 GETS NASTIER BY THE DAY--A POLITICAL PARTY PLANS TO ANNOUNCE THEIR BACKING OF A CANDIDATE TODAY.

THESE ARE THE THREE CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR CONGRESS.

PAIGE KREEGEL, CURT CLAWSON AND SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS IN THE NEWSROOM TRACKING THE CAMPAIGN RACE THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-NEWSROOM


THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TEA PARTY AND TEA PARTY EXPRESS ARE CALLING TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT 'MAJOR.'

OUT OF THE THREE CANDIDATES-- THEY WILL FORMALLY ANNOUNCE TODAY THEIR SUPPORT FOR CANDIDATE CURT CLAWSON. Return to index of stories...


TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-SS


IN A STATEMENT TO NBC2 TEA PARTY EXPRESS REPS SAY, QUOTE "AFTER CAREFUL CONSIDERATION, WE FEEL THAT WE HAVE IDENTIFIED THAT CANDIDATE IN THE SPECIAL ELECTION FOR FLORIDA'S 19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.

TEA PARTY EXPRESS WILL BE HOLDING A GRASSROOTS TEA PARTY PRESS CONFERENCE TO MAKE THAT ANNOUNCEMENT." Return to index of stories...


TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-NEWSROOM


YOU MAY REMEMBER, FORMER CONGRESSMAN TREY RADEL WAS A FAN FAVORITE FOR THE LOCAL TEA PARTY ACTION COMMITTEES.

TODAY WE'LL BE ASKING, 'WHY CLAWSON?!'

THE ANNOUNCEMENT IS SCHEDULED FOR 12:15 THIS AFTERNOON AT THE CURT CLAWSON CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS IN BONITA SPRINGS.

THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.

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


TEACHER SHORTAGE-OTS


WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD NOW TO A TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR IN LEE COUNTY IN MAY.

THIS COMES AFTER BIG NEWS FROM THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

IT EXPECTS A TEACHER SHORTAGE FOR NEXT YEAR.

THIS MOSTLY AFFECTS CORE CLASSES -- LIKE MATH, SCIENCE AND READING.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY SCHOOL LEADERS TELL NBC 2 WHEN HIRING SLOWED DURING THE RECESSION --QUALIFIED TEACHERS FOUND WORK ELSEWHERE. CHARLOTTE COUNTY SAYS IT'S NOW REACHING OUT TO OUT-OF-STATE TEACHING GRADUATES. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES PARKING-VOTOPS


it's frustrating when you don't have coins for the meter.

So HAPPENING IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

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...


ALZHEIMERS MORE LIKELY THAN BREAST CANCER-TRX-OC-V


ALL NEW IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST ---

GETTING DIAGNOSED WITH ALZHEIMER'S IS MORE LIKELY THAN BREAST CANCER FOR CERTAIN WOMEN.

WOMEN AGE 60 AND OLDER HAVE A 1 IN 6 CHANCE OF GETTING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IN THEIR LIFETIME, AND ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO DEVELOP ALZHEIMER'S COMPARED WITH BREAST CANCER.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION.

HEART DISEASE REMAINS THE NUMBER ONE KILLER OF WOMEN. Return to index of stories...


NATL KICK BUTTS DAY-OTS


ALL NEW AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING ---

TODAY IS NATIONAL KICK BUTTS DAY.

A DAY THAT EMPOWERS YOUTH TO STAND OUT, SPEAK UP AND SEIZE CONTROL AGAINST BIG TOBACCO.

THERE ARE MORE THAN 1-THOUSAND EVENTS PLANNED AT SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES TODAY TO ADDRESS THE HEALTH ISSUE OF SMOKING,

INCLUDING THE RISING TREND OF E-CIGARETTES. Return to index of stories...


TOBACCO SALES PRESSURE-VOTOPS


IN A RELATED STORY, THE PRESSURE IS ON FOR RETAILERS TO STOP SELLING TOBACCO PRODUCTS.

ATTORNEY GENERALS FROM 28 STATES HAVE SENT A LETTER TO WALGREENS, WALMART AND THREE OTHER MAJOR RETAILERS ASKING THEM TO STOP SELLING TOBACCO.

THE MOVE COMES A MONTH AFTER C-V-S SAID IT WOULD STOP SELLING TOBACCO IN OCTOBER.

WALGREENS AND WALMART SAY THEY ARE REVIEWING IT. Return to index of stories...


FOOD PRICES-TRX-OTS


NOW AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

A NEW REPORT SHOWS FOOD PRICES WERE UP FOUR- TENTHS OF A PERCENT LAST MONTH.

THAT'S THE MOST SINCE SEPTEMBER, 20-11.

THE WESTERN DROUGHT IS AMONG THE REASONS.

AND THOSE INCREASES ARE EXPECTED TO ACCELERATE THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT


PARENTS AND KIDS ALIKE WILL BE EXCITED TO HEAR THIS NEWS.

NEW DISNEY MOVIES IN THE WORKS.

WE'VE GOT THE INSIDE SCOOP FROM DISNEY'S C-E-O ON THE INCREDIBLES 2 AND CARS 3!. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

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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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MEGA MILLIONS-OC-TRX-SS


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

THERE ARE TWO WINNING TICKETS IN LAST NIGHT'S $400 MILLION DOLLAR MEGA MILLIONS DRAWING!

AND ONE WAS SOLD RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA, IN MERITT ISLAND IN BREVARD COUNTY.

ANOTHER WINNING TICKET WAS SOLD IN MARYLAND.

THE CASH OPTION IS $224 MILLION DOLLARS!

SO FAR THE WINNERS HAVE NOT COME FORWARD. Return to index of stories...


THE INCREDIBLES 2 AND CARS 3-OTS


SAY IT WITH ME, PIXAR FANS: IT'S ABOUT TIME!

THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY JUST HELD IT'S ANNUAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING WHERE DISNEY'S CEO CONFIRMED PIXAR IS PLANNING BOTH A THIRD INSTALLMENT OF ITS CARS FRANCHISE AND A SEQUEL TO THE INCREDIBLES.

WE'VE BEEN SCOURING THE INTERNET ALL MORNING, BUT SO FAR NO WORD ON RELEASE DATES. Return to index of stories...


WALMART VIDEOGAMES-OTS


WAL-MART IS EXPANDING ITS VIDEO GAME TRADE-IN PROGRAM.

INSTEAD OF EXCHANGING AN OLD GAME FOR A NEW GAME, YOU CAN GET STORE CREDIT TOWARD THE PURCHASE OF

ANY OTHER ITEM. Return to index of stories...


$25 CORNDOG-OC-SS


THIS IS QUITE A TALKER AS YOU WAKE UP.

TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT'S ON THE MENU AT THE ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS' STADIUM THIS SEASON.

A $25 DOLLAR CORNDOG!

THE "D-BAT DOG" IS 18-INCHES, AND IS STUFFED WITH CHEDDAR CHEESE, JALAPENO AND BACON, AND IT'S SERVED WITH FRIES.

THE TEAM SAYS IT'S MEANT TO BE SHARED. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE CASINO HOTEL-OC-VO


A HARD ROCK HOTEL MAY BE COMING TO THE SEMINOLE CASINO IMMOKALEE.

THE WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT TELLS NBC 2 -- THE SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA APPROACHED THEM ABOUT A HOTEL PROJECT 6 WEEKS AGO.

THE DISTRICT SAYS THE CASINO WANTS TO BREAK GROUND ON THE NEW 4-STORY, 100 ROOM HOTEL NEXT MONTH AND FINISH BY DECEMBER. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY.

MICK JAGGER AND THE ROLLING STONES HAVE POSTPONED THEIR AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES FOLLOWING THE APPARENT SUCIDE OF JAGGER'S LONG-TIME GIRL-FRIEND FASHION DESIGNER L'WREN SCOTT.

THE STONES HAD A CONCERT SCHEDULED TODAY IN PERTH AND OTHER STOPS LATER IN THE WEEK IN MELBOURNE AND

SYDNEY.

JAGGER PAID TRIBUTE TO SCOTT ON FACEBOOK CALLING HER HIS "LOVER AND BEST FRIEND".

HE HAS REPORTEDLY LEFT AUSTRALIA TO HEAD BACK TO NEW YORK. Return to index of stories...


LOLLAPALOOZA LINEUP-OC-SS


THE LINEUP FOR LOLLAPALOOZA HAS BEEN LEAKED AND WE HAVE IT THIS MORNING.

EMINEM, SKRILLEX, KINGS OF LEON AND ARCTIC MONKEYS ARE ALL RUMORED TO BE HEADLINING THIS YEAR'S FESTIVAL, ACCORDING TO CHICAGO TRIBUNE.

THE PAPER CITES UNNAMED "INDUSTRY SOURCES" AS CONFIRMING THE ACTS FOR THE THREE-DAY FESTIVAL, WHICH TAKES PLACE FROM AUGUST 1ST TO AUGUST 3RD IN CHICAGO'S GRANT PARK THIS YEAR.

THE FEST'S PRODUCERS WILL OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCE THE LINEUP NEXT WEEK, WITH TICKETS ON SALE NEXT TUESDAY. Return to index of stories...


WALKING DEAD EXPERIENCE-OC-VO


THIS STORY CAUGHT OUR ATTENTION OVERNIGHT ---

THE WALKING DEAD ARE GOING ON TOUR.

"THE WALKING DEAD ESCAPE," BASED ON THE A-M-C SHOW ABOUT A ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE, IS AN INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE.

PARTICIPANTS CAN BE A WALKER OR A SURVIVOR.

PROFESSIONAL MAKE-UP ARTISTS WILL TRANSFORM THE WALKERS INTO ZOMBIES, WHO WILL CHASE THE SURVIVORS THROUGH A MILE-LONG OBSTACLE COURSE.

THE FIRST STOP IS BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA. Return to index of stories...


WALKING DEAD EXPERIENCE-SOTVO


People come and they think, okay it's going to be an event, it's going to be something with the Walking Dead. They get there and they are thrust into this world where seemingly anything can and will happen.

WE DID SOME DIGGING AND THE WALKING DEAD ESCAPE WILL VISIT SEVEN OTHER MAJOR U-S CITIES, INCLUDING MIAMI AND TAMPA COMING UP IN MAY.

IT COSTS 75 DOLLARS TO BE A SURVIVOR, 95 DOLLARS TO BE A WALKER. Return to index of stories...


TUMBLEWEEDS IN COLORADO-TRX-VO


NEW VIDEO INTO OUR NEWSROOM OVERNIGHT ---

TUMBLEWEEDS ARE TAKING OVER IN FOUNTAIN, COLORADO.

THEY ARE STACKING UP ALONG FENCES, CARS AND HOMES.

SOME RESIDENTS CAN'T EVEN GET OUT OF THEIR DRIVEWAYS BECAUSE OF THE TUMBLEWEEDS.

CITY AND COUNTY OFFICIALS ARE WORKING ON PLANS TO CLEAR STREETS AND HIGHWAYS. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT-TRX-SS


TIME NOW IS--

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

INCLUDING BREAKING NEWS ON A FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER SURRENDERING TO DEPUTIES OVERNIGHT.

AND BRAND NEW DETAILS ON AN ARREST AFTER TWO LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES WERE HURT CHASING A SUSPECT.

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

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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...


BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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TS TEACHER SURRENDERS-SSTOPS-VO


TIME NOW IS--

TAKING A LOOK A TODAY'S TOP STORIES.

AN ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER HAS TURNED HIMSELF IN.

DOMINIC FRANK IS NOW INSIDE THE LEE COUNTY JAIL ON NO BOND.

HE'S CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT.

BACK IN FEBRUARY FRANK WAS ACCUSED HAVING SEX WITH A STUDENT.

FRANK IS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR BEFORE A JUDGE IN THE DAY AHEAD.

COUNT NBC-2 FOR THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


TS DEPUTY INCIDENT ARREST-SSTOPS-VO


THE MAN WHO LED LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ON A WILD CHASE IS EXPECTED TO STEP BEFORE A JUDGE TODAY.

TRAVIS RASHOD TAYLOR IS FACING ASSAULT ON AN OFFICER, RESISTING ARREST, AND ATTEMPTED MURDER.

WE DID SOME DIGGING AND FOUND OUT THAT TAYLOR WAS ARRESTED 8 TIMES BEFORE.

ON TUESDAY, DEPUTIES SAY TAYLOR RAN A RED LIGHT AND CRASHING INTO A MOTORCYCLE DEPUTY.

TWO DEPUTIES WERE INJURED, ONE IS LISTED IN STABLE CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


TS TEA PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT-VOTOPS


A STORY WE WILL BE FOLLOWING IN THE DAY AHEAD.

A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TEA PART AND TEA PARTY EXPRESS.

THEY WILL ANNOUNCE THEIR SUPPORT FOR CANDIDATE CURT CLAWSON.

THE ANNOUNCEMENT IS SCHEDULED FOR 12:15 THIS AFTERNOON AT THE CURT CLAWSON CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS IN BONITA SPRINGS.

THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.

NBC-2 WILL BE THERE. YOU CAN COUNT ON FULL COVERAGE. Return to index of stories...


TS TEACHER SHORTAGE-VOTOPS


NBC-2 IS LOOKING AHEAD TO WHEN A TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR WILL COME TO LEE COUNTY.

A TEACHER SHORTAGE IS EXPECTED FOR NEXT YEAR.

THIS MOSTLY AFFECTS CORE CLASSES -- LIKE MATH, SCIENCE AND READING.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY SCHOOL LEADERS TELL NBC 2 WHEN HIRING SLOWED DURING THE RECESSION.

QUALIFIED TEACHERS FOUND WORK ELSEWHERE.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY IS NOW REACHING OUT TO OUT-OF-STATE TEACHING GRADUATES. Return to index of stories...


TS ANIMAL HOARDING-VOTOPS


A LEE COUNTY HOME IS DEEMED UNLIVABLE AFTER 72 CATS WERE FOUND INSIDE.

OFFICIALS SAY THE CATS WERE FOUND LIVING IN DISGUSTING CONDITIONS IN A FORT MYERS SHORES HOME.

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS TOOK SEVEN HOURS TO RESCUE THEM.

ALL OF THE CATS ARE NOW AT THE LEE COUNTY DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES SHELTER.

SHELTER OFFICIALS SAY THEY ARE NOW FILLED TO CAPACITY.

THEY WILL LIKELY NEED FOSTER HOMES TO HELP TAKE CARE OF THEM AND FREE UP SPACE. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE STREETSCAPE-VOTOPS


THE CAPE CORAL CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY PASSED A PLAN TO HELP FIX UP THE DOWNTOWN AREA.

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

THEN, THE CITY WILL REIMBURSE THOSE BUSINESSES 25-PERCENT OF THE COST.

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


TS FL VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES-ONCAM


FLORIDA LAWMAKERS ARE LOOKING 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 SET 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...


TS IN STATE TUITION-VOTOPS


A STORY YOU CAN COUNT US TO FOLLOW IN THE DAY AHEAD.

THE SENATE IS CONSIDERING A PIECE LEGISLATION THAT WOULD ALLOW SOME UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS TO PAY IN-STATE TUITION AT FLORIDA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES.

THE HOUSE NARROWLY PASSED IT TUESDAY.

BUT IT DOES NOT HAVE THE SUPPORT OF THE SENATE PRESIDENT, WHO WILL ULTIMATELY DECIDE IF IT WILL COME TO A VOTE ON THE SENATE FLOOR. Return to index of stories...


TS NAPLES PARKING-VOTOPS


YOU COULD SOON USE A DEBIT OR CREDIT CARD INSTEAD OF QUARTERS TO PAY FOR PARKING IN NAPLES.

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

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...


TS IMMOKALEE CASINO HOTEL-VOTOPS


THE SEMINOLE CASION IN IMMOKALEE COULD SEE A HARD ROCK HOTEL.

THE WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT TELLS NBC 2 -- THE SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA APPROACHED THEM ABOUT A HOTEL PROJECT 6 WEEKS AGO.

THE DISTRICT SAYS THE CASINO WANTS TO BREAK GROUND ON THE NEW 4-STORY, 100 ROOM HOTEL NEXT MONTH AND FINISH BY DECEMBER. Return to index of stories...


TS FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-VOTOPS


A BIG UPSET FOR FGCU.

FANS HEADED BACK TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AFTER A 58-53 LOST TO FLORIDA STATE

F-G-C-U STARTED THE SECOND HALF STRONG WITH A 12-4 RUN.

BUT FRONT COURT FOUL TROUBLE AND AN INJURY TO BIG MAN NATE HICKS WERE TOO MUCH TO OVERCOME.

WITH A HECK OF A RUN. THE FGCU'S SEASON HAS COME TO AN END.

THE FLORIDA GATORS WILL OPEN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT ON THURSDAY. 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...