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ANCHOR SUPERS NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS
DIRECTORS PAGE GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH-TRX-OBX
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT CAPE VOTER FRAUD-REM 2
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP CAPE VOTER FRAUD-VO
GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH CAPE BRUSH FIRE-OC-REM7LOOK-VO-SS
MISSING FLIGHT MAP-VOTOPS-TRX 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX
MISSING FLIGHT SATELLITE IMAGES-VO IN PLASMA 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER
MISSING FLIGHT-SOTVO, PLASMA TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER ROAD RAGE SHOOTING-VO IN PLASMA-SS
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP ROAD RAGE SHOOTING-SOTVO, PLASMA
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC DEPUTY CHASE UPDATE-OC-VO
CAPE BRUSH FIRE-OC-REM7LOOK-VO-SS DAMAS NOT FIT FOR TRIAL-OC-SS-VO
CAPE VOTER FRAUD-OC-TRX FL GATORS NCAA-OC-SOT-WIPE
CAPE VOTER FRAUD-REM 2 FGCU WOMEN PREPS-VOTOPS
CAPE VOTER FRAUD-VO MARCH MADNESS-OC-SOT
CAPE VOTER FRAUD-REM 2 QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO
LEHIGH ROBBERY-TRX-VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
PROPANE LEAK-OC-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
PROPANE LEAK-SOTVO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
RUSSIA UKRAINE-OC-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
YELLEN ECONOMY-OTS-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
IRS UNCLAIMED FUNDS-OTS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
COLLIER EMS CHANGES-OC-VO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
COLLIER TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX-SS SPRING OUTLOOK-VO IN PLASMA
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO FEWER CABLE SUBSCRIBERS-OTS
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL TOYOTA RECALLS-VOTOPS
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 PANDORA PAY-TRX-OC-VO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP STAR WARS FILMING-OC-VO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL BIEBER EGG CASE-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX SONY PLAYSTATION-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE DOG-OC-SS (2)
CRASH ON VIDEO-VO IN PLASMA COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
CRASH ON VIDEO-SOTVO, PLASMA WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
INMATE BAKED TO DEATH-OC-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
CAPE OFF THE GRID-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
CAPE OFF THE GRID-SOTVO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
WATER PROBLEMS-OC-VO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
WATER PROBLEMS-SOTVO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
OBAMA ORLANDO-OTS TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
SAVE A PELICAN-OC-VO-SS CROC GO PRO-TRX-NATSVO
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TS CAPE VOTER FRAUD-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TS CAPE BRUSH FIRE-REM7LOOK-SS-VO
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TS LEHIGH ROBBERY-VOTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TS NAPLES GAS LEAK-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS ROAD RAGE SHOOTING-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS DEPUTIES HURT FOLO-VOTOPS
LOSING SLEEP LOSING BRAIN CELLS-TRX-OC-SS TS DAMAS NOT FIT FOR TRIAL-VOTOPS
SPRING IT ON-OC-SOT-2SHOT TS COLLIER EMS CHANGES-VOTOPS
tease cape brush fire-TRX-VO OR LIVELOOK TS WATER PROBLEMS-VOTOPS
tease voter fraud-TRX-VOTOPS-WIPE TS CAPE OFF THE GRID-VOTOPS
wx app-SSTOPS TS FGCU WOMEN PREPS-VOTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS GAS PRICES-CGTOPS
HL1) CAPE BRUSH FIRE-TRX-VO DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
HL3) ROAD RAGE SHOOTING-TRX-VO GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


BREAKING NEWS

Newly Detected Objects

BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

SEARCH CREWS ARE WORKING TO CONFIRM IF NEWLY DETECTED OBJECTS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN ARE THAT OF THE MISSING MALAYSIAN FLIGHT.

We have to locate it, confirm it belongs to the aircraft, remove it and then bring it a long way back to Australia.

THE OBJECTS WERE SPOTTED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY.

ONE, ABOUT 78 FEET LONG!

BUT OFFICIALS CAUTION AGAINST JUMPING TO CONCLUSIONS.

we're passed search area heading toward south pole all due south toward kuala lampur

THE LATEST BREAKING DEVELOPMENTS ON THIS NEW SEARCH IN A LIVE REPORT.

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH


WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT AND A DRASTIC NEW SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIAN PLANE.

GOOD MORNING I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLIFTON FRENCH. Return to index of stories...


MISSING FLIGHT MAP-VOTOPS-TRX


THE AUSTRALIAN MARITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY HELD A NEWS CONFERENCE OVERNIGHT WHILE MANY OF YOU WERE SLEEPING, SAYING TWO ObjECTS WERE SPOTTED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY IN THE SOUTH INDIAN OCEAN. ABOUT 15-HUNDRED MILES OFF THE COAST OF AUSTRALIA ---- SOUTHWEST OF PERTH.

NBC-2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE IN STUDIO WITH THE LATEST BREAKING DETAILS AND WHAT THIS MEANS, DANIELLE? Return to index of stories...


MISSING FLIGHT SATELLITE IMAGES-VO IN PLASMA


THESE ARE SATeLLITE IMAGES OF THE TWO OBJECTS WE ARE TALKING ABOUT.

ONE OBJECT IS LARGE-- ESTIMATED TO BE TO BE ABOUT 78 FEET LONG.

AN AMERICAN P-8 SUB HUNTER IS OVER THE SCENE RIGHT NOW SEARCHING FOR THE DeBRIS.

But this just in.according to cnn, the Australian plane is unable to locate the two objects because of rain , the weather is limiting visibility.

In clearer skies, THE PLANE'S LONG- RANGE RADAR CAN PROVIDE HIGH- RESOLUTION IMAGES OVER BOTH WATER AND LAND.

THE HOPE IS THAT IT CAN PROVIDE A CLEARER PICTURE OF ANY PIECE OF DEBRIS. Return to index of stories...


MISSING FLIGHT-SOTVO, PLASMA


SOT John Young

"this is *a* lead. this is probably the best lead we have. but we need to

get there, find them, see them and assess to know whether it's really

meaningfull or not."

we're being told by flight crew here that they have intelligence now that there is some sort of debris in the water they are not clear what

REPORTER DAVID WRIGHT IS ON THE AMERICAN PLANE.

WE'RE TOLD THAT PLANE WILL BE THE FIRST ON SIGHT.

MORE AIRCRAFTs and a ship ARE also HEADING TO THE SITE.

IN A PRESS CONFeRENCE THIS MORNING, MALAYSIAN OFFICIALS SAY TODAY'S SEARCH IS AN INTERNATIONAL EFFORT AND THEIR EFFORTS HAVE INTENSIFIED.

THEY DID STRESS THAT WHILE THE REPORTS ARE CREDIBLE, IT IS STILL NOT CONFIRMED THE ITEMS ARE RELATED TO THE MISSING JET.

COUNT ON US TO MONITOR THIS THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND BRING YOU UPDATES BOTH ON-AIR AND ONLINE.

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


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


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND CHIEF METEOLORGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING POSSIBLE FOG ON THIS FIRST DAY OF SPRING. Return to index of stories...


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


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


CAPE BRUSH FIRE-OC-REM7LOOK-VO-SS


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

OUR OVERNIGH TEAM GOT AN UPDATE FROM FIRE CREWS IN CAPE CORAL AFTER A BRUSH FIRE IN THE AREA.

SO FAR NO SMOKE IS AFFECTING THE MORNING COMMUTE AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING.

THERE ARE SIGNS IN THE AREA ALERTING DRIVERS THERE COULD BE SMOKE.

FIRE CREWS WILL BE BACK OUT AT SUNRISE TO check it out though.

IF YOU WENT TO BED EARLY LAST NIGHT, WE BROUGHT YOU BREAKING NEWS AT 11:00 THAT FIREFIGHTERS DID CONTAIN THE BRUSH FIRE NEAR PINE ISLAND ROAD AND DEL PRADO BOULEVARD.

THIS IS NEAR B-J'S WAREHOUSE.

THE BRUSH FIRE GREW TO FIVE ACRES WEDNESDAY.

NO HOMES OR BUSINESSES ARE IN DANGER.

PEOPLE LIVING IN THE AREA SHOULD CLOSE THEIR WINDOWS AND TURN ON THEIR AIR CONDITIONING TO AVOID SMOKE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE VOTER FRAUD-OC-TRX


WE'RE STAYING ON TOP OF THIS --- A CHARLOTTE COUNTY COUPLE IS ACCUSED OF VOTER FRAUD.

THEY SAY ITS ALL A BIG MISUNDERSTANDING.

BUT THE SUPERVIOR OF ELECTIONS IS TAKING IT SERIOUS ENOUGH TO CALL FOR AN INVESTIGATION BY THE STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY is LIVE FROM THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE, trying to find out if this couple is really at fault.

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CAPE VOTER FRAUD-REM 2


CLIFTON KRISTA.

THE COUPLE LIVED IN CAPE CORAL MANY YEARS AGO--- NOW THEY LIVE IN PORT CHARLOTTE--- SOMEHOW THEY STILL RECEIVED A LEE COUNTY BALLOT LAST ELECTION. Return to index of stories...


CAPE VOTER FRAUD-VO


THE COUPLE NOT THINKING TWICE FILLED IT OUT AND VOTED.

FORMER MAYOR JOHN SULLIVANS TEAM DISCOVERED THIS AS HE TRIED TO HAVE THE ELECTION RESULT THROWN OUT.

THE LEE COUNTYS SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS WANTS THE

STATE TO LOOK INTO POSSIBLE VOTER FRAUD.

WHILE THIS COUPLES TWO VOTES LIKELY WOULDNT HAVE SWAYED THE ELECTION---THIS MORNING WE ARE ASKING THE QUESTION--ARE THEY'RE MORE PEOPLE OUT THERE RECEIVING BALLOTS WHO DONT LIVE IN LEE COUNTY AND WHY? Return to index of stories...


CAPE VOTER FRAUD-REM 2


WERE HERE AT THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS WAITING FOR SHARON HARRINGTON TO ANSWER THOSE QUETIONS FOR US---WELL HAVE HER ANSWERS COMING UP LATER THIS MORNING.

LIVE IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS SAM SWEENEY NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ROBBERY-TRX-VO


ALL NEW VIDEO OVERNIGHT OUT OF LEHIGH ACRES ---

NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING AT THE BANK OF AMERICA ON HOMESTEAD ROAD.

WE SAW A FEW LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ON SCENE INVESTIGATING.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHAT WAS GOING ON.

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


PROPANE LEAK-OC-VO


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

FIRE CREWS HAVE CLEARED THE SCENE AFTER MONITORING AN ACTIVE PROPANE LEAK FOR HOURS.

IT HAPPENED IN THE PARKING LOT OF A BUSINESS PLAZA OFF HEALTH PARK BOULEVARD IN NORTH NAPLES.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF BUSINESSES HERE WILL BE ABLE TO OPEN ON TIME THIS MORNING.

THE PROPANE WAS LEAKING FROM AN UNDERGROUND TANK FOR AT LEAST THREE HOURS.

GAS WORKERS SAY THE TANK'S REGULATOR BROKE - CAUSING THE LEAK.

THE BUSINESSES IN THIS PLAZA WERE ALL CLOSED WHEN THE LEAK WAS DISCOVERED. Return to index of stories...


PROPANE LEAK-SOTVO


Al Duffy

Battalion Chief, north Naples FD

33:51 33:59

Propane is a lot more dangerous than natural gas because propane is heavier than air it sinks to the bottom and seeks an ignition source a lot quicker

THE GAS COMPANY WILL NOW REPLACE THAT BROKEN REGULATOR. Return to index of stories...


RUSSIA UKRAINE-OC-VO


NOW TO THE LATEST ON THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE.

Troops are PULLING OUT!

OVERNIGHT UKRAINE PREPARED TO EVACUATE TROOPS AND THEIR FAMILIES FROM CRIMEA, AS RUSSIA FORCED THE UKRAINIANS TO ABANDON SEVERAL MILITARY BASES AND FACILITIES ON THE PENINSULA, INCLUDING THEIR NAVY HEADQUARTERS.

UKRAINE SAID IT WOULD SEEK U.N. SUPPORT IN DECLARING CRIMEA A DEMILITARIZED ZONE.

BUT RUSSIA IS UNLIKELY TO AGREE TO THOSE TERMS, WHICH WOULD REQUIRE IT TO WITHDRAW TROOPS FROM THE REGION. Return to index of stories...


YELLEN ECONOMY-OTS-VO


ENJOY THE LOW INTEREST RATES WHILE YOU CAN.

FED CHIEF JANET YELLIN SAYS THE CENTRAL BANK PLANS TO HOLD THEM DOWN FOR ANOTHER YEAR OR SO, THEN LET THEM RISE.

THAT ANNOUNCEMENT SENT STOCKS LOWER YESTERDAY. AND THEY COULD FALL AGAIN TODAY. Return to index of stories...


IRS UNCLAIMED FUNDS-OTS


THE I-R-S MAY HAVE SOME MONEY FOR YOU.

IT OWES REFUNDS TO NEARLY A MILLION TAXPAYERS WHO DIDN'T FILE A RETURN FOR 2010.

THE TOTAL IS MORE THAN 760 MILLION DOLLARS!

BUT YOU HAVE TO FILE BY APRIL 15TH. OR THE GOVERNMENT GETS TO KEEP IT! Return to index of stories...


COLLIER EMS CHANGES-OC-VO


COLLIER COUNTY IS SPENDING NEARLY 900-THOUSAND TAXPAYER DOLLARS TO IMPROVE EMERGENCY RESPONSE TIMES.

BUT SOME OF THE FIRE RESCUE DISTRICTS SAY THERE ARE BETTER WAYS TO SPEND THE MONEY.

IN NORTH NAPLES, COUNTY OFFICIALS PLAN TO ADD 6 PARAMEDICS.

NORTH NAPLES SAYS THAT'S NOT WHERE THEY NEED HELP.

COUNTY OFFICIALS HOPE TO IMPLEMENT THE CHANGES BY APRIL FIRST. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX-SS


WE HAVE AN NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT THIS MORNING -- FOR DRIVERS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

MAINTENANCE CREWS WILL BE WORKING ON UTILITY POLES THIS MORNING AT U.S. 41 AND FOX RUN.

THE SOUTHBOUND RIGHT TURN LANE WILL BE SHUT DOWN FROM 8:00 UNTIL NOON. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

WITH A RECORD NUMBER OF PELICANS BEING RESCUED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, HOW YOU CAN SAVE A LIFE WITH A HANDS RESCUE CLASS.

PLUS, REMEMBER THE UNBELIEVABLE DASHCAM VIDEO THAT SHOWED A TRUCK FLYING THROUGH THE AIR, NEARLY MISSING A TROOPER?

NOW WE'RE SEEING VIDEO FROM INSIDE THE OTHER PATROL CAR. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

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


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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CRASH ON VIDEO-VO IN PLASMA


WE HAVE AN UPDATE TO A STORY YOU FIRST SAW WEDNESDAY ---

A TERRIFYING CLOSE CALL ON AN IOWA HIGHWAY.

THIS INCREDIBLE DASHCAM VIDEO SHOWS A PICK-UP TRUCK HURLING BETWEEN TWO SQUAD CARS ON THE SHOULDER OF THE HIGHWAY.

NOW WE HAVE NEW VIDEO JUST RELEASED. THE MOMENT OF IMPACT FROM INSIDE THE PATROL CAR AS THE OFFICER GETS QUITE A JOLT. Return to index of stories...


CRASH ON VIDEO-SOTVO, PLASMA


nats inside of patrol car getting hit

FORTUNATELY, THE TROOPER INSIDE THE CAR WAS NOT HURT IN THE.

OFFICIALS HAVE RELEASED THE VIDEO AS A REMINDER TO SLOW DOWN AND STAY ALERT. Return to index of stories...


INMATE BAKED TO DEATH-OC-VO


this is gruesome.

A MENTALLY ILL HOMELESS VETERAN WHO DIED IN JAIL LAST MONTH "BASICALLY BAKED TO DEATH" IN A JAIL CELL THAT OVERHEATED TO AT LEAST 100 DEGREES.

IT WAS APPARENTLY DUE TO MALFUNCTIONING EQUIPMENT.

OFFICIALS SAY THERE WAS A VENT THAT ALLOWED IN COOL AIR, BUT he REPORTEDLY DIDN'T OPEN IT AND OFFICIALS AT RIKERS DIDN'T CHECK ON HIM UNTIL IT WAS TOO LATE.

THE 56-YEAR OLD WAS A VETERAN BEING HELD ON A TRESPASSING CHARGE FOR SLEEPING ON A PUBLIC HOUSING ROOF.

HIS FAMILY SAYS HE STRUGGLED WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA, AND ALCOHOLISM. Return to index of stories...


CAPE OFF THE GRID-OC-VO


THIS IS A STORY WE'RE STAYING ON TOP OF ---

CAPE CORAL'S "OFF THE GRID" RESIDENT IS PREPARING TO TAKE HER CASE TO COURT.

NBC2 CONFIRMED ROBIN SPERONiS HAS FILED AN APPEAL AGAINST THE CITY.

Because OF CAPE CORAL'S PUSH TO GET HER TO "PLUG" IN.

SPERONIS HAS BEEN LIVING WITHOUT WITH CITY POWER AND WATER FOR MORE THAN YEAR.

THE CITY CAPPED HER SEWER LINE WHICH SHE SAYS LED HER TO USE A FIVE GALLON BUCKET AS HER BATHROOM.

THE CITY HAS SAID ITS NOTHING PERSONAL.

THIER INTENT IS TO MAKE SURE EVERYONE PLAYS BY THE RULES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE OFF THE GRID-SOTVO


53:00 "The city thinks they are above the law, and above due process and that they can do whatever they want to do" Robin Speronis

SPERONIS WILL BE MEETING WITH A JUDGE THIS MORNING GET THE CITY OFF HER BACK WHILE THEY APPEAL IS PROCESSED.

WE'LL BE THERE. COUNT ON US TO LET YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS. Return to index of stories...


WATER PROBLEMS-OC-VO


IT'S A BOLD IDEA TO CLEAN UP THE POLLUTED CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER:

BUILDING A PIPELINE TO PUMP DIRTY WATER FROM FORT MYERS, INTO THE CAPE TO BE CLEANED AND USED FOR IRRIGATION.

THE RIVER IS USED AS A DUMPING GROUND FOR WATER FROM ACROSS THE STATE.

WE LEARNED EVEN FORT MYERS DUMPS MILLIONS OF GALLONS OF TREATED WASTEWATER.

CAPE LEADERS SAY STOP --- WE'LL BUY IT FROM YOU FIRST. Return to index of stories...


WATER PROBLEMS-SOTVO


Ray Judah, Water Quality Advocate

0222 "If they get the extent of the problem, they are certainly not acting on it."

Marni Sawicki, Mayor

0821 "This is an issue we should have been involved in from the very beginning."

RIGHT NOW, FORT MYERS RELEASES A MILLION GALLONS INTO THE FRAGILE ESTUARY -

THIS LOCAL PROJECT ISN'T A PIPE DREAM.

FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS, THE LEGISLATURE BACKED A 900-THOUSAND DOLLAR REQUEST FOR FUNDING,

GOVERNOR SCOTT VETOED THE PROPOSAL.

WE REACHED OUT TO HIS OFFICE - TO SEE WHETHER HE WILL SUPPORT THE PIPELINE THIS YEAR.

WE'RE AWAITING A RESPONSE. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA ORLANDO-OTS


LOOKING AHEAD --

PRESIDENT OBAMA WILL BE IN FLORIDA TODAY.

FIRST, HE WILL TALK ABOUT THE ECONOMY AT VALENCIA COLLEGE IN ORLANDO.

THEN, THE PRESIDENT WILL TRAVEL TO MIAMI FOR A COUPLE OF FUNDRAISING EVENTS.

THIS IS HIS SECOND TRIP TO FLORIDA THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


SAVE A PELICAN-OC-VO-SS


THIS MORNING WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO A UNIQUE EVENT NEXT WEEK TO HELP SAVE A PELICAN'S LIFE.

WE'VE REPORTED RECENTLY ON A RECORD NUMBER OF PELICANS ADMITTED TO VON ARX WILDLIFE HOSPITAL. , AFTER GETTING CAUGHT UP IN FISHING LINES AND HOOKS.

AND THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SAYS AN OVERWHELMING AMOUNT OF PEOPLE HAVE CALLED TO ASK WHAT THEY CAN DO IF THEY SPOT AN INJURED SHOREBIRD.

NOW YOU HAVE THAT CHANCE WITH A HANDS-ON PELICAN RESCUE CLASS.

THE CONSERVANCY IS HOLDING THE TRAINING SESSION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 25 FROM 1:30 TO 2:30 P.M.

JUST CALL THE CONSERVANCY TO REGISTER.

YOU DON'T NEED TO BRING ANYTHING SPECIAL - JUST A PEN AND PAPER FOR TAKING NOTES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT


NEW THIS MORNING AS YOU WAKE UP AND GET YOUR DAY GOING ---

THERE MAY BE MORE TO LOSING SLEEP THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT.

WE'VE UNCOVERED BRAND NEW RESEARCH --

THE PERMAMENT DAMAGE YOU COULD BE CAUSING -- YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW IS. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


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

THIS IS PAULETTE GEISSINGER OF FORT MYERS

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE. 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...


LOSING SLEEP LOSING BRAIN CELLS-TRX-OC-SS


ALL NEW IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST ---

LOSING SLEEP COULD BE CAUSING YOU TO LOSE BRAIN CELLS -- ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH.

IN A STUDY DONE ON MICE -- A QUARTER OF SOME BRAIN CELLS COULD BE LOST WHEN DEPRIVED OF SLEEP --ACCORDING TO A STUDY IN THE JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE.

IF THE SAME IS TRUE IN HUMANS, IT MAY BE POINTLESS TO TRY TO CATCH UP ON MISSED SLEEP.

U-S SCIENTISTS THINK IT MAY ONE DAY BE POSSIBLE TO DEVELOP A DRUG TO PROTECT THE BRAIN FROM THE SIDE-EFFECTS OF LOST SLEEP. Return to index of stories...


SPRING IT ON-OC-SOT-2SHOT


AS YOU WAKE UP --- TODAY MARKS THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING.

AND FOR PRETTY MUCH EVERYONE UP NORTH, IT COULDNT COME SOON ENOUGH. ESPECIALLY FOR OUR FRIENDS AT TODAY, WHO ARE READY TO "SPRING IT ON!!"

TAMRON

i'm ready to trade these, for these - c'mon ladies

WILLIE:

I cheated -- I went to Sochi Russia for three weeks to warm up - yes, I had to go to Russia to warmup where it was 60 degrees by the sea,

MATT:

i have never been more ready for spring ever -

CARSON:

I can't wait for Spring - i mean I can't wait to actually Spring clean.

AL:

Enough, Enough c'mon! - with the hats, the gloves, the scarves, the heavy coats,

SAVANNAH:

look how dirty they are **this is you winter, this is your doing - let's bring Spring ON. Spring it on!

TODAY HAS ALL KINDS OF FESTIVITIES PLANNED IN THE SHOW TO CELEBRATE THE LONG WINTER FINALLY ENDING.

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meantime.WE HAVE A JAM PACKED 6:30 HALF HOUR COMING UP ---

INCLUDING THE LATEST ON A BRUSH FIRE IN CAPE CORAL AND WHETHER THERE'S ANY SMOKE TO BE WORRIED ABOUT FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE. Return to index of stories...


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and COMING UP AT 6:30 ---

NEW DRAMA IN CAPE CORAL.

WHY THE LEE COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS WANTS AN INVESTIGATION INTO VOTER FRAUD IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


wx app-SSTOPS


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

YOU GET SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF METEORLOGISTS AND THE AREA'S ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR.

JUST SEARCH NBC-2 W-X.

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BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL1) CAPE BRUSH FIRE-TRX-VO


RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

WE ARE LIVE ON SCENE MONITORING CONDITIONS AFTER A BRUSH FIRE IN CAPE CORAL.

SIGNS ARE ALERTING DRIVERS THERE COULD BE SMOKE FOR THE MORNING DRIVE. Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL3) ROAD RAGE SHOOTING-TRX-VO


AND DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

A CAR RIDDLED WITH BULLET HOLES.

POLICE SAY IT WAS A CASE OF ROAD RAGE.

NOW THE QUESTION BECOMES --

WHO DID THIS AND WHY?

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH-TRX-OBX


HAPPY FIRST DAY OF SPRING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

I'M CLIFTON FRENCH.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

WE BEGIN WITH NEW DRAMA IN THE CAPE THIS MORNING OVER VOTER FRAUD IN THE MAYORAL ELECTION.

A CHARLOTTE COUNTY COUPLE IS UNDER FIRE.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY BREAKING IT DOWN FOR US THIS MORNING. HE JOINS US LIVE FROM THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE VOTER FRAUD-REM 2


THE COUPLE SAY THIS IS A BIG MISUNDERSTANDING.

THEY RECEIVED A BALLOT IN THE MAIL--- THEY FILLED IT OUT--NOT THINKING TWICE AND MAILED IT IN.

THE ONLY PROBLEM. THAT BALLOT WAS SENT FROM LEE COUNTY.

TAKE VO

THIS MORNING THIS SITUATION IS RAISING A NUMBER OF QUESTIONS.

WHY WOULD A CHARLOTEE COUNTY COUPLE WHO HASNT LIVED HERE IN YEARS STILL GET A BALLOT?

ALSO--- HOW MANY NON LEE RESIDENTS OUT THERE ARE ALSO STILL GETTING BALLOTS.

THIS SITUATION WAS DISCOVERED BY FORMER MAYOR JOHN SULLIVANS TEAM AS HE WAS CONTESTING THE LAST ELECTION.

WHILE THIS COUPLES TWO VOTES WOULDNT LIKELY SWAY THE ELECTION--- IT DOES RAISE SOME RED FLAGS FOR HOW SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE HERE OPERATES.

WE ARE HERE AT THE OFFICE---WAITING FOR THEM TO OPEN. WE EXPECT TO SPEAK WITH SHARON HARRINGTON THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS AT ABOUT 830.

WE HOPE TO HAVE SOME ANSWERS FOR YOU LATER THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


CAPE VOTER FRAUD-VO


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CAPE BRUSH FIRE-OC-REM7LOOK-VO-SS


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

OUR OVERNIGH TEAM GOT AN UPDATE FROM FIRE CREWS IN CAPE CORAL AFTER A BRUSH FIRE IN THE AREA.

SO FAR NO SMOKE IS AFFECTING THE MORNING COMMUTE AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING.

THERE ARE SIGNS IN THE AREA ALERTING DRIVERS THERE COULD BE SMOKE AND FOG.

FIRE crewS WILL BE BACK OUT AT SUNRISE TO ASSESS.

IF YOU WENT TO BED EARLY LAST NIGHT, WE BROUGHT YOU BREAKING NEWS AT 11:00 THAT FIREFIGHTERS DID CONTAIN THE BRUSH FIRE NEAR PINE ISLAND ROAD AND DEL PRADO BOULEVARD.

THIS IS NEAR B-J'S WAREHOUSE.

THE BRUSH FIRE GREW TO FIVE ACRES WEDNESDAY.

NO HOMES OR BUSINESSES ARE IN DANGER.

PEOPLE LIVING IN THE AREA SHOULD CLOSE THEIR WINDOWS AND TURN ON THEIR AIR CONDITIONING TO AVOID SMOKE. Return to index of stories...


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


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND CHIEF METEOLORGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING POSSIBLE FOG ON THIS FIRST DAY OF SPRING. Return to index of stories...


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


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


ROAD RAGE SHOOTING-VO IN PLASMA-SS


RIGHT NOW INVESTIGATORS ARE WORKING TO TRACK DOWN THE PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE FOR ROAD RAGE IN LEE COUNTY.

WE SAW A NEAR DEADLY CASE OF IT WEDNESDAY WHEN A BULLET PIERCED A CAR, HITTING THE COUPLE INSIDE.

A WOMAN AND A MAN WERE SHOT.

IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE NOON, NEAR STATE ROAD 82 AND LEE BOULEVARD.

BULLETS DID HIT THE COUPLE AND THEY RUSHED THEMSELVES TO THE HOSPITAL WHERE THEY WERE TREATED.

NBC2 SPOKE WITH THE MAN WHO WAS HIT-- HE SAYS HE AND HIS GIRLFRIEND WERE JUST IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME. Return to index of stories...


ROAD RAGE SHOOTING-SOTVO, PLASMA


03:07 did you get shot with bullets? ya i got shot. where did you get hit? In my foot."

7 BULLETS TOTAL HIT DAVID PINEDA'S.

YOU HEARD HIM SAY HE WAS HIT IN THE FOOT.

HIS GIRLFRIEND WAS SHOT IN THE KNEE.

FORT MYERS POLICE SAY THEY'RE LOOKING FOR A GROUP OF MEN THAT WERE DRIVING IN A BLUE CHEVY MALIBU.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CALL FORT MYERS POLICE. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTY CHASE UPDATE-OC-VO


WE HAVE AN UPDATE NOW ON A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY BADLY INJURED IN A CRASH TUESDAY.

WE JUST CALLED AND DEPUTY GEORGE PEREZ IS STILL IN THE I-C-U RIGHT NOW, BUT HE'S CONSIDERED TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION.

HE HAD SURGERY WEDNESDAY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY A CONVICTED FELON HIT HIS MOTORCYCLE HEAD ON.

DEPUTY DAN LEFFIN RISKED HIS LIFE TO CHASE THE SUSPECT DOWN --

LEFFIN SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES AND IS BACK AT HOME.

DEPUTIES SAY TRAVIS TAYLOR REFUSED TO PULL OVER AFTER RUNNING A RED LIGHT AT US 41 AND COLLEGE.

HE'S FACING ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


DAMAS NOT FIT FOR TRIAL-OC-SS-VO


NOW TO AN NBC-2 UPDATE.

A COLLIER COUNTY MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS WIFE AND FIVE CHILDREN WILL NOT STAND TRIAL.

ACCORDING TO OUR PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS --

A JUDGE RULED THAT MESAC DAMAS SUFFERS MENTAL ILLNESS.

HE ORDERED HIM TO A STATE HOSPITAL.

DAMAS ADMITTED TO THE BRUTAL KILLINGS IN 2008 AT HIS NORTH NAPLES HOME.

DURING COURT APPEARANCES --

HE HAS BEEN DISRUPTIVE AND REFUSED TO ANSWER QUESTIONS. Return to index of stories...


FL GATORS NCAA-OC-SOT-WIPE


LOOKING AHEAD --- THE FLORIDA GATORS PLAY THIS AFTERNOON!

THE TEAM IS LOADED WITH TALENTED SENIORS WHO'VE HAD A LOT OF SUCCESS IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT.

THE GATORS HAVE GONE TO THREE STRAIGHT ELITE EIGHTS.

BUT THEY'VE NEVER MADE THE FINAL FOUR.

THEY HOPE TO TAKE THEIR FIRST STEP TOWARD THAT GOAL WHEN THEY PLAY 16-SEED ALBANY AT 4:10 THIS AFTERNOON. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WOMEN PREPS-VOTOPS


AND THE F-G-C-U WOMEN ARE IN THEIR OWN BIG DANCE. AND THEY'LL FLY OUT TO WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA THIS AFTERNOON TO THE SITE OF THEIR FIRST ROUND GAME.

F-G-C-U WILL FACE OKLAHOMA STATE SATURDAY.

THE EAGLES STYLE AND THREE-POINT SHOOTING WILL GIVE THEM A CHANCE. BUT THEY'RE IN FOR A BIG-TIME CHALLENGE. Return to index of stories...


MARCH MADNESS-OC-SOT


MARCH MADNESS IS IN FULL SWING.

BUT IS IT DISTRACTING YOU FROM DOING YOUR JOB?

HERE'S TODAY'S KERRY SANDERS.

KERRY SANDERS: It's that time of year again when they say office worker productivity goes way down because of the brackets, but do you believe the studies? Do you even know what a bracket is?

GIRL THAT WALKS IN: Michigan State or Florida?

KERRY SANDERS: Florida of course. This is Kerry Sanders - I'll have all the information coming up on TODAY, now back to you. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE THE WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE DOG?

WE HAVE THE PRICELESS PHOTOS NEXT.

PLUS, WITH TODAY BEING THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING, NOAA IS ABOUT TO RELEASE IT'S WEATHER OUTLOOK, WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT TO EXPECT. 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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SPRING OUTLOOK-VO IN PLASMA


NEW THIS MORNING ---

THE COUNTRY'S CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER WILL ANNOUNCE ITS SPRING OUTLOOK THIS MORNING.

THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION -- OR NOAA -- WILL TELL US WHAT KIND OF SPRING TO EXPECT.

TODAY THE AGENCY WILL ANNOUNCE ITS PREDICTIONS FOR U-S TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION FOR THE SEASON.

METEOROLOGISTS WILL ALSO LIKELY DISCUSS THE FLOOD RISK. THE ONGOING DROUGHT IN CALIFORNIA. AND FUTURE PROJECTIONS. Return to index of stories...


FEWER CABLE SUBSCRIBERS-OTS


THIS IS AN INTERESTING STORY WE FOUND OVERNIGHT --

FEWER OF US ARE PAYING FOR CABLE, SATELLITE OR FIBER TELEVISION.

THE INDUSTRY RECORDED ITS FIRST FULL-YEAR DECLINE LAST YEAR.

BUT WE'RE WATCHING JUST AS MUCH VIDEO -- STREAMING PROGRAMS AND MOVIES ON THE INTERNET. Return to index of stories...


TOYOTA RECALLS-VOTOPS


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

THE HEAD OF TOYOTA SAID THAT RECALLS WERE GOOD FOR THE AUTO INDUSTRY IN THE LONG TERM.

TOYOTA AGREED TO PAY ONE-POINT-TWO BILLION-DOLLARS AND ADMIT IT MISLED THE PUBLIC ABOUT ITS VEHICLES' SAFETY.

AND ITS HANDLING OF VEHICLES THAT ACCELERATED UNINTENTIONALLY.

THE U-S GOVERNMENT SAID TOYOTA ENGAGED IN A COVER-UP AND MISLED THE PUBLIC, REGULATORS AND CONGRESS ABOUT THE SAFETY OF ITS VEHICLES. Return to index of stories...


PANDORA PAY-TRX-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ---

PANDORA WILL SOON RAISE THE COST OF ITS AD-FREE SUBSCRIPTION MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE.

THE COMPANY IS CITING HIGHER ROYALTY COSTS FOR THE PRICE HIKE.

A MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION FOR PANDORA ONE WILL NOW COST 4-99. UP A DOLLAR FROM THE PREVIOUS RATE.

IT'S ALSO DOING AWAY WITH ITS 36-DOLLAR A YEAR ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION RATE.

THE NEW MONTHLY RATES TAKE EFFECT IN MAY. Return to index of stories...


STAR WARS FILMING-OC-VO


NEW THIS MORNING ---

MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU.

STAR WARS EPISODE SEVEN WILL BEGIN SHOOTING SOON.

DISNEY AND LUCASFILM ANNOUNCED THE NEW MOVIE PLANS TO START ROLLING IN MAY.

THE NEW "STAR WARS" -- DIRECTED BY J-J ABRAMS -- WILL BE SET ABOUT 30 YEARS AFTER THE 19-83 "RETURN OF THE JEDI."

THE MOVIE PLANS TO FEATURE BOTH NEW AND FAMILIAR FACES. INCLUDING R-2-D-2.

"STAR WARS EPISODE SEVEN" IS SLATED TO HIT THEATERS DECEMBER 20-15. Return to index of stories...


BIEBER EGG CASE-OC-VO


THIS MORNING WE'RE NOT SURE WHAT'S WORSE FOR JUSTIN BIEBER'S NEIGHBOR --- HAVING THEIR HOUSE EGGED, OR SEEING BIEBER SELL HIS PLACE TO A KARDASHIAN.

THE EGG ATTACK ON BIEBER'S FORMER NEIGHBOR COULD BE PROSECUTED AS A FELONY. BUT BIEBER'S ATTORNEYS ARE HOPING FOR A MISDEMEANOR CHARGE.

THE SINGER'S ACCUSED OF EGGING HIS NEIGHBOR'S HOME IN CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA. CAUSING AN ESTIMATED 20-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DAMAGES.

BIEBER HAS SINCE MOVED OUT. SELLING THE MANSION TO KHLOE KARDASHIAN EARLIER THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


SONY PLAYSTATION-OC-VO


NEW THIS MORNING ---

SONY HAS ANNOUNCED THEY WILL BE OFFERING ORIGINAL TV PROGRAMMING FOR ITS PLAYSTATION NETWORK.

THE COMPANY HAS ALREADY ORDERED 10 ONE -HOUR EPISODES OF "POWERS."

IT'S A NEW DRAMA BASED ON THE COMIC BOOK SERIES OF THE SAME NAME.

THE COMPANY IS ALSO FLIRTING WITH THE IDEA OF A CABLE-LIKE TELEVISION SERVICE THAT COULD CHALLENGE EXISTING TV PROVIDERS LIKE COMCAST AND DIRECTV. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY.

COLDPLAY FRONTMAN CHRIS MARTIN IS JOINING NBC'S "THE VOICE."

THE SINGER WILL SERVE AS AN ADVISOR TO ALL FOUR OF THE COACHES' TEAMS.

MARTIN WILL GUIDE THE CONTESTANTS ON SONG SELECTION, STAGE PRESENCE, AND VOCAL TECHNIQUES.

HE WILL APPEAR DURING THE SECOND PHASE OF BATTLE ROUNDS ON MARCH 31 AND ON APRIL 1 AND 7.

THE SHOW IS IN ITS SIXTH SEASON. Return to index of stories...


WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE DOG-OC-SS (2)


TALK ABOUT A PRIZED POOCH!

A TIBETAN MASTIFF PUPPY, SIMILAR TO WHAT YOU SEE HERE, SOLD IN CHINA FOR A RECORD-BREAKING PRICE OF $1 POINT 9 MILLION DOLLARS, IN WHAT MAY BE THE WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE DOG SALE.

THEY WERE ONCE USED FOR HUNTING IN CENTRAL ASIA AND TIBET, AND ARE SAID TO HAVE "LION'S BLOOD."

TIBETAN MASTIFFS ARE KNOWN FOR THEIR LOYALTY AND GUARDIAN INSTINCTS.

THE ULTRA-PRICEY POOCHES ARE A STATUS SYMBOL AMONG CHINA'S WEALTHY. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES, INCLUDING ZERO VISIBILITY RIGHT NOW AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DUE TO FOG.

HALEY'S GOT A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND NICK HAS 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...


CROC GO PRO-TRX-NATSVO


nats of croc eating go pro cam

NEW VIDEO INTO OUR NEWSROOM ---

THIS IS A CROCODILE GOING AFTER A GO PRO CAMERA IN THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES.

THIS VIDEO WAS CAPTURED IN HOMESTEAD DOWN NEAR MIAMI.

THE VIDEO WAS TAKEN BY A VOLUNTEER AT THE EVERGLADES OUTPOST WILDLIFE

RESCUE.

HE REALLY PUT THAT GRO PRO TO A TEST TO GET THAT UP CLOSE FOOTAGE. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS CAPE VOTER FRAUD-VOTOPS


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

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

A PORT CHARLOTTE COUPLE COULD BE FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES FOR POSSIBLY COMMITING VOTER FRAUD.

THE LEE COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTION'S ASKED THE STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO LOOK INTO THE CASE.

THE PROBLEM --

THEY VOTED IN A *LEE COUNTY ELECTION -- DESPITE LIVING IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

AN INVESTIGATION BY FORMER MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN UNCOVERED THE POSSIBLE FRAUD.

THE COUPLE SAYS THIS WAS AN INNOCENT MISTAKE. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE BRUSH FIRE-REM7LOOK-SS-VO


IF YOU'RE OUT DRIVING IN CAPE CORAL THIS MORNING --

YOU'LL PROBABLY NOTICE SOME SIGNS ALERTING YOU ABOUT SMOKE.

THAT'S BECAUSE OF A BRUSH FIRE THAT BROKE OUT NEAR PINE ISLAND ROAD AND DEL PRADO BOULEVARD YESTERDAY.

THIS IS WHAT THE FIVE-ACRE BLAZE LOOKED LIKE WEDNESDAY.

NO BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED.

FIRE CREWS WILL BE BACK OUT AT SUNRISE TO CHECK IT. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH ROBBERY-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS NEW VIDEO OUT OF LEHIGH ACRES ---

NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING AT THE BANK OF AMERICA ON HOMESTEAD ROAD.

WE SAW A FEW LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ON SCENE INVESTIGATING.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHAT WAS GOING ON.

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


TS NAPLES GAS LEAK-VOTOPS


THIS MORNING WE'RE LEARNING WHAT CAUSED A GAS LEAK IN NORTH NAPLES.

IT HAPPENED AT THE PLAZA OFF HEALTH PARK BOULEVARD AND GOODLETTE FRANK ROAD.

YESTERDAY.

THE PROPANE WAS LEAKING FROM AN UNDERGROUND TANK FOR AT LEAST THREE HOURS.

GAS WORKERS SAY THE TANK'S REGULATOR BROKE - CAUSING THE LEAK.

THE BUSINESSES WERE ALL CLOSED WHEN THIS HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


TS ROAD RAGE SHOOTING-VOTOPS


THIS MORNING -- POLICE ARE ON THE HUNT FOR A GROUP OF MEN INVOLVED IN A SHOOTING IN FORT MYERS.

7 BULLETS HIT DAVID PINEDA'S CAR NEAR STATE ROAD 82 AND LEE BOULEVARD WEDNESDAY.

HE WAS HIT IN THE FOOT.

HIS GIRLFRIEND WAS SHOT IN THE KNEE.

POLICE SAY ROAD RAGE SPARKED THE SHOOTING.

THEY'RE LOOKING FOR A BLUE CHEVY MALIBU. Return to index of stories...


TS DEPUTIES HURT FOLO-VOTOPS


THIS MORNING WE''RE LEARNING THE NAMES OF THE TWO DEPUTIES INJURED DURING A CHASE AND CRASH EARLIER THIS WEEK --

DEPUTY GEORGE PEREZ IS IN GOOD CONDITION RIGHT NOW -- BUT IS STILL IN I-C-U --

AFTER A CONVICTED FELON RAN A TRAFFIC STOP AND HIT HIS MOTORCYCLE HEAD ON.

DEPUTY DAN LEFFIN SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES AND IS BACK AT HOME.

TRAVIS TAYLOR FACES ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


TS DAMAS NOT FIT FOR TRIAL-VOTOPS


AFTER BEING DISRUPTIVE AND REFUSING TO ANSWER QUESTIONS.

A COLLIER COUNTY MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS WIFE AND FIVE CHILDREN WILL NOT STAND TRIAL.

ACCORDING TO OUR PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS --

A JUDGE RULED THAT MESAC DAMAS SUFFERS MENTAL ILLNESS.

HE ORDERED HIM TO A STATE HOSPITAL.

DAMAS ADMITTED TO THE BRUTAL KILLINGS IN 2008 AT HIS NORTH NAPLES HOME. Return to index of stories...


TS COLLIER EMS CHANGES-VOTOPS


COLLIER COUNTY IS SPENDING NEARLY 900 THOUSAND TAXPAYER DOLLARS TO IMPROVE EMERGENCY RESPONSE TIMES.

BUT SOME OF THE FIRE RESCUE DISTRICTS SAY THE CHANGES DON'T MAKE SENSE.

THE BIG CORKSCREW ISLAND FIRE DISTRICT WILL SOON BE ABLE TO PROVIDE ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT.

AND IN NORTH NAPLES, COUNTY EMS PLANS TO ADD 6 PARAMEDICS TO STATION 44. Return to index of stories...


TS WATER PROBLEMS-VOTOPS


CAPE CORAL AND LEE COUNTY LEADERS ARE PLEDGING TO HELP CLEAN UP OUR WATER WAYS.

RIGHT NOW -- SOUTHWEST FLORIDA DUMPS MILLIONS OF GALLONS OF TREATED WASTE WATER INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER.

CAPE LEADERS SAY THEY'LL BUY IT.

THE PLAN CALLS FOR A PIPELINE UNDER THE CALOOSAHATCHEE -- TO TRANSFER THE WASTE WATER TO THE CAPE FOR IRRIGATION. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE OFF THE GRID-VOTOPS


A CAPE CORAL WOMAN -- LIVING "OFF THE GRID" -- IS GEARING UP TO TAKE THE CITY TO COURT.

ROBIN SPER-O-NIS HASN'T HAD ELECTRICITY OR CITY WATER FOR MORE THAN YEAR.

THE CITY RECENTLY CAPPED HER SEWER LINE.

SHE SAYS THAT FORCED HER TO USE A FIVE GALLON BUCKET AS A TOILET

SO -- SHE FILED AN APPEAL AGAINST THE CITY.

SPERONIS WILL MEET WITH A JUDGE TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TS FGCU WOMEN PREPS-VOTOPS


AND THE LADY EAGLES ARE GEARING UP FOR THE BIG DANCE THIS WEEKEND.

THEY'LL FLY OUT TO WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA THIS AFTERNOON TO THE SITE OF THEIR FIRST ROUND GAME.

F-G-C-U WILL FACE OKLAHOMA STATE SATURDAY.

THE EAGLES STYLE AND THREE-POINT SHOOTING WILL GIVE THEM A CHANCE. BUT THEY'RE IN FOR A BIG-TIME CHALLENGE. Return to index of stories...


TS GAS PRICES-CGTOPS


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT, WE'RE TRACKING THE LATEST GAS PRICE AVERAGES AS PRICES CONTINUE TO RISE.

IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WE'RE PAYING $3.60 ON AVERAGE FOR A GALLON OF REGULAR UNLEADED. THAT'S UP A PENNY FROM YESTERDAY AND UP 15 CENTS FROM A MONTH AGO.

IN FLORIDA IT'S $3.56.

NATIONALLY IT'S $3.53. 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...