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ANCHOR SUPERS 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-1SH OMNI
DIRECTORS PAGE 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-2SH WXCTR-GRX-WXWALL
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-OMNITOPS-ANIBOX DESOTO BACK TO SCHOOL-VO IN PLASMA-LIVE IN PLASMA
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER DESOTO BACK TO SCHOOL-LIVE
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP DESOTO BACK TO SCHOOL-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC DESOTO BACK TO SCHOOL-LIVE
CHICAGO TRAIN DERAIL-TRX-VO OR LIVELOOK DISTRICT 19 DEADLINE-OC-TRX-OBX
DUSTIN JAYE JURY SELECTION-OC-SS-TRX-OBX DISTRICT 19 DEADLINE-NEWSROOM
DUSTIN JAYE JURY SELECTION-NEWSROOM DISTRICT 19 DEADLINE-CG
DUSTIN JAYE JURY SELECTION-SS-VO DISTRICT 19 DEADLINE-NEWSROOM
DUSTIN JAYE JURY SELECTION-NEWSROOM BAIL BONDS SHOOTING-TRX-OC-VO
LUCKETT ROAD CRASH-TRX-VO MISSING IMMOKALEE WOMAN-OC-SS
WASHINGTON STATE MUDSLIDE-TRX VO IN PLASMA BURNED DOG-OC-VO-SS
WASHINGTON STATE MUDSLIDE-SOTVO FOOD PRICES SKYROCKET-OTS
MUDSLIDE FORECAST-TRX-WX WALL WALMART PRICE CHECK-VOTOPS
MISSING PLANE-TRX-OC-VO GAS PRICES-TRX-OC-CG
TEXAS OIL SPILL-TRX-OC-VO QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO
OIL STUDY-OTS-VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
OBAMA OVERSEAS UKRAINE-OC-VO-WIPE BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
MICHELLE OBAMA CHINA-VOTOPS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC-SS
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL BOYS TRAPPED ON ICE-VO IN PLASMA
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX BOYS TRAPPED ON ICE-SOTVO, PLASMA
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC UNCLAIMED 911 REMAINS-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP AUSTRALIA DEADLY FLASH FLOODS-TRX-VO
SCOTUS HEALTHCARE LAW-OTS TRAIN VIGIL-OC-VO
DAVID ORTIZ DEAL-OC-VO-WIPE FISHING BOAT FIRE-TRX-VO
FGCU WOMEN LOSE-VOTOPS NAPLES WINTER WINE CHARITIES-OC-VO
FGCU WOMEN LOSE-SOTTOPS-WIPE ITUNES FOR ANDROID-OTS
KENTUCKY WILDCATS-SOTVOTOPS-WIPE WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-OC-SS-VIDBOX-SS
DAYTON UPSETS SYRACUSE-SOTVOTOPS COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
DESTINATION GRADUATION-OC-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
BONITA SLOTS-OC-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
BONITA SLOTS-SOTVO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
TIP A COP-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-OMNI TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS DESOTO BACK TO SCHOOL-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS DIST 19 VOTING DEADLINE-CGTOPS
APPLE & COMCAST-OC-VO TS BONITA SLOTS-VOTOPS
UNITED BAG SURVEY-OTS TS BP OIL STUDY-VOTOPS
CASH FOR WINDOWS-OTS TS DUSTIN JAYE-SSTOPS-VO
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TS LUCKETT ROAD CRASH-VOTOPS
JUSTIN BIEBER JAMES DEAN-OC-SS TS SHOTS FIRED AT BAIL BONDS-VOTOPS
tease desoto back to school-TRX-VO TS MISSING IMMOKALEE WOMAN-SSTOPS
tease wx app-OMNI-SS TS BURNED DOG-VOTOPS-SS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS FGCU WOMEN LOSE-VOTOPS
HL1) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI TS GAS PRICES-CGTOPS
HL2) DESOTO MERCURY UPDATE-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL3) DISTRICT 19 DEADLINE-TRX-LIVE FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


LOOKING AHEAD

Brutal Murder Trial

NEW RIGHT NOW

Massive Mudslide

DEVELOPING NOW

Expanded Search

ALL NEW AHEAD ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

JURY SELECTION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN A BRUTAL LEE COUNTY MURDER.

WE'RE LIVE WITH A PREVIEW OF THE HIGH PROFILE TRIAL.

AND DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

THE DEATH TOLL CLIMBS AND DANGER LINGERS AFTER A MASSIVE MUDSLIDE.

nats - chopper sot travis hots "the conditions are very, very muddy in places. it is still like qucksand. / other areas are just not accesible at this time.

WE HAVE LIVE TEAM COVERAGE ON THE SEARCH TO FIND THE MISSING.

PLUS, THE LATEST ON THE MISSING MALAYSIAN FLIGHT.

AND NEW CHALLENGES FOR A GROWING NUMBER OF PLANES IN THE EXPANDED SEARCH.

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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


WE HAVE A LOT GOING ON BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA,

I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

WE BEGIN WITH THE WEATHER AND SOME RAIN MOVING INTO THE AREA.

YOU'RE LOOKING AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR.

CHIEF METEOLORGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING THE RAIN IN THE NBC-2 FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER. 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...


CHICAGO TRAIN DERAIL-TRX-VO OR LIVELOOK


BREAKING NEWS JUST INTO OUR NEWSROOM ---

POLICE SAY A COMMUTER TRAIN DERAILED EARLY THIS MORNING AT THE CHICAGO O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, INJURING ABOUT 30 PEOPLE ON BOARD.

CHICAGO POLICE SAY THE TRAIN DERAILED AROUND 2:50 A.M. AS IT WAS PULLING INTO THE O'HARE STATION.

NONE OF THE INJURIES ARE BELIEVED TO BE LIFE-THREATENING.

IT WASN'T YET KNOWN WHAT MIGHT HAVE CAUSED THE TRAIN TO DERAIL.

RAIL SERVICE IN THE AREA HAS BEEN SUSPENDED BUT BUSES WERE BEING USED TO GET PASSENGERS TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE JURY SELECTION-OC-SS-TRX-OBX


HAPPENING TODAY-- A LEE COUNTY MURDER TRIAL IS SET TO BEGIN IN JUST UNDER 2 HOURS.

25 YEAR OLD DUSTIN JAYE IS CHARGED IN THE BRUTAL KILLING OF DEBbie STRIANO.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK HAS BEEN FOLLOWING THIS STORY SINCE IT FIRST BROKE IN JULY OF 2012.

SHES LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM BREAKING DOWN THE CASE. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE JURY SELECTION-NEWSROOM


JURY SELECTION BEGINS TODAY-- BUT BEFORE THE JURY IS CALLED-- THERE WILL BE A HEARING.

A LEE COUNTY JUDGE WILL DECIDE IF A BURNED PAIR OF SNEAKERS THAT THE STATE SAYS *MATCHES* TWO BLOODY SHOE PRINTS FOUND AT THE CRIME SCENE COULD BE ENTERED INTO THE CASE AS EVIDENCE.

THE DEFENSE CLAIMS IT WAS OBTAINED THROUGH AN ILLEGAL SEARCH. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE JURY SELECTION-SS-VO


DEBBIE STRIANO WAS FOUND DEAD IN HER THREE OAKS HOME IN 2012.

DUSTIN JAYE IS IN JAIL -- CHARGED WITH STRIANO'S MURDER.

DEPUTIES SAY JAY AND HIS HIS ALLEGED ACCOMPLICE -- HIS UNCLE, BILLY RETHERFORD, STOLE CASH THEN SLASHED HER THROAT AND CUT HER DOG.

RETHERFORD WAS KILLED IN A SHOOTOUT WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE JURY SELECTION-NEWSROOM


IF CONVICTED-- JAYE, NOW 25, FACES LIFE IN PRISON WITHOUT PAROLE.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO BE IN THE COURTROOM AND STAY ON TOP OF THIS ALL WEEK LONG.

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


LUCKETT ROAD CRASH-TRX-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

THE SCENE IS ALL CLEAR FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE AFTER A CRASH ALONG LUCKETT ROAD AND I-75 OVERNIGHT.

IT HAPPENED JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY AN S-U-V TRAVELING NORTHBOUND HIT A WORK TRUCK AT THE LUCKETT ROAD EXIT.

THE SUV FLIPPED OVER ON ITS ROOF.

WE'RE WORKING TO GET DETAILS ON ANY INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


WASHINGTON STATE MUDSLIDE-TRX VO IN PLASMA


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

AT LEAST EIGHT PEOPLE ARE DEAD, MORE ARE CRITICALLY INJURED AND EVEN MORE MISSING AFTER A MASSIVE KILLER MUDSLIDE IN WASHINGTON STATE.

SEARCH CREWS ARE HAVING A TOUGH TIME GETTING TO THOSE STILL UNACCOUNTED FOR.

THE ONE-SQUARE-MILE MUDSLIDE STRUCK OVER THE WEEKEND, AND MAY HAVE BURIED SOME OF THEM UNDER TONS OF MUD AND DEBRIS.

THE FRANTIC SEARCH FOR PEOPLE TRAPPED IN DEBRIS CONTINUED THROUGH THE NIGHT.

RESCUERS ARE DIGGING THROUGH DANGEROUSLY THICK MUD -- 15 FEET DEEP IN SOME AREAS. Return to index of stories...


WASHINGTON STATE MUDSLIDE-SOTVO


sot sheriff trenary

"total devastation. i mean it's just unbelievable. it reminds me of what a tornado looks like when it's touched the ground."

PICTURES FROM ABOVE THE SCENE SHOW THE SCOPE -- THIS RURAL COMMUNITY NORTH OF SEATTLE JUST BURIED.

LIKE THE WHOLE SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN CAME CRASHING DOWN.

AT LEAST 18 PEOPLE ARE MISSING.

NEARLY 30 HOMES DESTROYED OR DAMAGED.

SEVERAL PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED, INCLUDING A 5-MONTH OLD INFANT.

ON SATURDAY, RESCUERS REPORTED HEARING SCREAMS FROM TRAPPED PEOPLE. BUT NOW OFFICIALS SAY THE VOICES ARE GONE. Return to index of stories...


MUDSLIDE FORECAST-TRX-WX WALL


WE HAVE LIVE TEAM COVERAGE NOW WITH HALEY, AND LOOKING FORWARD, MOTHER NATURE HOLDS THE CARDS.

MORE RAIN IS FORECAST FOR TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY, WHEN THE AREA IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE ANOTHER ONE-QUARTER TO ONE-HALF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION.

THERE IS A FLOOD WARNING AND A FLASH-FLOOD WATCH FOR THE AREA, TOO,

BUT "MASSIVE FLOODING" IS UNLIKELY. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-TRX-OC-VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

THERE'S A NEW SIGHTING THIS MORNING OF WHAT MAY BE DEBRIS FROM THAT MISSING MALAYSIAN JETLINER.

members of A CHINESE PLANE SAY THEY'VE SEEN OBJECTS FLOATING IN THE SEARCH AREA.

BUT IT MAY BE HOURS BEFORE WE KNOW IF Those objects are FROM THE MISSING PLANE.

AUSTRALIAN, CHINESE, AMERICAN AND JAPANESE PLANES ARE CRISSCROSSING SEARCH AREAS TOTALING 26-THOUSAND SQUARE MILES.

THE GOAL IS TO GET HUMAN EYES ON THOSE ELUSIVE PIECES OF FLOATING DEBRIS SEEN FROM SPACE SATELLITES. Return to index of stories...


TEXAS OIL SPILL-TRX-OC-VO


WE'RE STAYING ON TOP OF THIS SITUATION IN TEXAS THIS MORNING ---

RIGHT NOW THERE IS NO TIMETABLE FOR A TOTAL RE-OPENING OF THE SHIPPING CHANNEL CONNECTING GALVESTON BAY AND THE GULF OF MEXICO, WHICH TYPICALLY HANDLES AS MANY AS 80 VESSELS DAILY.

THREE CRUISE SHIPS ARE AMONG SCORES OF BOATS TRAPPED BY AN "EXTREMELY SERIOUS" OIL SPILL THAT HAPPENED SATURDAY.

A BARGE CARRYING ALMOST 1 MILLION GALLONS OF HEAVY OIL COLLIDED WITH A SHIP.

WE DID SOME DIGGING OVERNIGHT AND ENERGY EXPERTS SAY THERE PROBABLY WON'T BE MUCH IMPACT ON FUEL PRICES.

BUT A MORE PROLONGED BACKUP COULD PUSH UP PRICES BRIEFLY. Return to index of stories...


OIL STUDY-OTS-VO


LOOKING AHEAD NOW ---

THIS WILL BE INTERESTING.

A NEW STUDY ON THE AFFECTS OF THE DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL IN THE GULF WILL BE RELEASED TODAY.

THE STUDY WILL BE RELEASED BY THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES.

IT DOCUMENTS HOW CRUDE OIL CAUSED DEVELOPMENTAL ABNORMALITIES IN LARGE MARINE FISH IN THE GULF OF MEXICO, AND MAY HAVE AFFECTED OTHER SPECIES THAT SPAWNED IN THE OFFSHORE HABITATS.

THE STUDY BUILDS ON RESEARCH THAT BEGAN WITH THE EXXON VALDEZ OIL SPILL 25 YEARS AGO TODAY. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA OVERSEAS UKRAINE-OC-VO-WIPE


ALSO LOOKING AHEAD ----

PRESIDENT OBAMA ARRIVES IN THE NETHERLANDS THIS MORNING TO BEGIN A SERIES OF MEETINGS IN FOUR NATIONS WITH WORLD LEADERS.

AMONG THE HIGHLIGHTS, THE PRESIDENT WILL VISIT AMSTERDAM AND THE COLOSSEUM IN ROME.

BUT WHAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ROUTINE GATHERINGS HAS TURNED INTO EMERGENCY SESSIONS ON THE CRISIS IN THE UKRAINE, AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT VLADIMIR PUTIN'S ACTIONS AND CONTINUING AGGRESSION. Return to index of stories...


MICHELLE OBAMA CHINA-VOTOPS


MEANWHILE, TODAY THE FIRST LADY CONTINUES HER TOUR OF CHINA, PROMOTING EDUCATION AND CULTURAL TIES ON HER TRIP.

SUNDAY SHE TOURED THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA TODAY AS PART OF HER WEEK-LONG VISIT TO THE COUNTRY.

HER MOTHER AND DAUGHTERS ARE WITH HER.

SHE'S BEEN SPENDING TIME WITH STUDENTS, AND DOING MANY OF THE THINGS TOURISTS DO WHEN THEY GO TO CHINA. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


ADDING SLOT MACHINES AT THE NAPLES FORT MYERS DOG TRACK.

WHAT'S ON THE LINE AS WE AWAIT A DECISION THIS MORNING.

PLUS, BREAKING BRACKETS ALL OVER THE PLACE!

THE WEEKENDS BIGGEST UPSETS IN MARCH MADNESS. 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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SCOTUS HEALTHCARE LAW-OTS


THE RELIGIOUS RIGHTS OF EMPLOYERS VERSUS THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN.

THIS IS A BIG HEADLINE AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING ---

THE SUPREME COURT IS ABOUT TO WEIGH IN ON THE NEW HEALTH CARE LAW.

JUSTICES WILL HEAR ARGUMENTS THIS WEEK IN A RELIGION-BASED CHALLENGE FROM FAMILY-OWNED COMPANIES THAT OBJECT TO PROVIDING CONTRACEPTIVES IN THEIR HEALTH PLANS.

NEARLY 50 BUSINESSES HAVE SUED OVER THIS.

THE LARGEST COMPANY BEING HOBBY LOBBY. Return to index of stories...


DAVID ORTIZ DEAL-OC-VO-WIPE


YOU'LL BE HEARING MORE ABOUT THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

DAVID ORTIZ INKS A NEW DEAL.

BIG PAPI WANTED BIG MONEY AND A CONTRACT EXTENSION FROM THE RED SOX BY THE START OF THE REGULAR SEASON.

AND THE NBC-2 SPORTS CREW CONFIRMED HE'S GETTING BOTH.

THE RED SOX ANNOUNCED SUNDAY THAT ORTIZ HAS AGREED TO A ONE-YEAR EXTENSION THROUGH 20-15. WITH A CLUB/VESTING OPTION IN 20-16 AND CLUB OPTION IN 20-17.

E-S-P-N BOSTON REPORTS THAT THE ONE YEAR EXTENTION IS WORTH FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WOMEN LOSE-VOTOPS


THIS MORNING WE'RE ALL PROUD OF THE FGCU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM.

THEY CAME SO, SO CLOSE TO BECOMING THE FIRST EAGLES HOOPS TEAM TO WIN AN NCAA GAME.

THE 12TH-SEEDED EAGLES FACED 5TH-SEEDED OKLAHOMA STATE IN WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA ON SATURDAY.

F-G-C-U GOES DOWN IN HEARTBREAKING FASHION, 61-60, IN OVERTIME. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WOMEN LOSE-SOTTOPS-WIPE


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KENTUCKY WILDCATS-SOTVOTOPS-WIPE


nats of player missing shot, wildcats go wild

AND EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT THIS ---

THE KENTUCKY WILDCATS END WICHITA STATE'S PURSUIT OF PERFECTION.

ANDREW HARRISON SCORES 20 AS KENTUCKY HOLDS OFF THE TOP-SEEDED SHOCKERS 78-76 IN THE NCAA TOURNEY.

KENTUCKY WILL FACE LOUISVILLE IN THE SWEET SIXTEEN. Return to index of stories...


DAYTON UPSETS SYRACUSE-SOTVOTOPS


nats of players celebrating

ALSO DURING THE FIRST WEEKEND OF THE NCAA TOURNAMENT.

THE NUMBER 11 SEED DAYTON FLYERS UPSET NUMBER 3 SYRACUSE ON SATURDAY. BREAKING A LOT OF PEOPLE'S BRACKETS. Return to index of stories...


DESTINATION GRADUATION-OC-VO


NOT YOUR TYPICAL CLASSROOM.

TODAY A SPRING TRAINING GAME AT HAMMOND STADIUM WILL BE A LEARNING ENVIROMENT FOR AT RISK TEENS.

100 STUDENTS FROM THE 'DESTINATION GRADUTION' PROGRAM ARE GOING TO TODAY'S GAME AGAINST THE TAMPA BAY RAYS.

BUT IT'S ABOUT MORE THAN JUST BASEBALL.

THE TEENAGERS WILL GET TO HEAR FROM LEE COUNTY STAFF AND TWINS EMPLOYEES ABOUT THEIR CAREER PATHS.

THAT FIRST PITCH IS AT 1:05PM. Return to index of stories...


BONITA SLOTS-OC-VO


this morning it's UP TO THE GOVERNOR TO BRING SLOT MACHINES TO THE NAPLES FORT MYERS GREYHOUND RACE TRACK.

BONITA SPRINGS CITY HALL IS PUSHING HARD FOR THE GREEN LIGHT.

BUT, THIS DEAL HAS BEEN ON THE TABLE SINCE 2012.

THE REASON IT'S TAKING SO LONG - IS BECAUSE THE SEMINOLE TRIBE HAS *EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS TO SLOT PLAY IN FLORIDA.

SO, THE GOVERNOR HAS TO NEGOTIATE FOR THOSE RIGHTS.

IF THE DEAL PASSES - THE PROJECT WOULD ADD 500 JOBS TO LEE COUNTY AND BOOST BONITA'S BUDGET. Return to index of stories...


BONITA SLOTS-SOTVO


CARL SCHWIG/Bonita Springs City Manager

06:32-06:41

that the city of bonita springs would get almost a million dollars a year in the beginning, only going up as the revenues increase.

20:42-20:55

I see the parking lot right here and I guarantee on any day it'd be packed. Families come, okay I'm going to play slots I'm going to play poker I'm going to do this, blackjack.

BONITA SPRINGS CITY HALL SAYS THIS IS TAKING LONGER THAN THEY'D LIKE.

IT COULD TAKE UP TO ANOTHER YEAR TO HEAR A YES OR A NO ON THIS TOPIC. Return to index of stories...


TIP A COP-OC-VO


LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WILL BE BACK AT JOE'S CRAB SHACK TODAY IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

THEY'LL BE THERE FROM 11 THIS MORNING UNTIL 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN FORT MYERS ARE WAITING TABLES TO RAISE MONEY FOR ATHLETES TO COMPETE IN THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS.

IT'S THE YEARLY "TIP A COP" EVENT.

LAST YEAR, CUSTOMERS TIPPED A TOTAL OF 5-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THIS YEAR THEY WANT TO BEAT THAT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-OMNI


THIS SOUNDS REALLY INTERESTING.

APPLE AND COMCAST TEAMING UP?!

THIS IS A WHOLE NEW LEVEL OF COOPERATION!

WHAT THEY COULD SOON OFFER CUSTOMERS. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? 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...


APPLE & COMCAST-OC-VO


NEW THIS MORNING ----

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL IS REPORTING THAT APPLE IS IN TALKS WITH COMCAST

ABOUT A JOINT STREAMING TELEVISION SERVICE USING AN APPLE SET-TOP BOX.

THE ARRANGEMENT WOULD HAVE COMCAST PROVIDE SPECIAL TREATMENT ON ITS CABLE SYSTEM TO ENSURE THE VIDEO DATA WOULD GET AROUND WEB CONGESTION.

IF THE DEAL GOES THROUGH IT WOULD BE A NEW LEVEL OF COOPERATION BETWEEN TECHNOLOGY AND CABLE TV GIANTS. Return to index of stories...


UNITED BAG SURVEY-OTS


NEW THIS MORNING --

MANY AIRLINE PASSENGERS SUPPORT UNITED'S CRACKDOWN ON CARRY-ON BAGS.

NEARLY HALF THE PEOPLE SURVEYED SAY PASSENGERS CARRY TOO MUCH ONTO PLANES.

BUT A SIMILAR NUMBER SAY HIGH FEES TO CHECK BAGGAGE ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM. Return to index of stories...


CASH FOR WINDOWS-OTS


MICROSOFT IS PULLING OUT ALL THE STOPS TO GET WINDOWS X-P CUSTOMERS TO

UPDATE THEIR OPERATING SYSTEMS.

THE COMPANY IS NOW OFFERING A ONE HUNDRED DOLLAR DISCOUNT TO THOSE WHO UPGRADE TO A COMPUTER WITH WINDOWS EIGHT-POINT-ONE.

SUPPORT FOR WINDOWS X-P WILL EXPIRE ON APRIL EIGHTH. 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 SAMUEL RODRIGUEZ OF CLEWISTON

THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US! Return to index of stories...


JUSTIN BIEBER JAMES DEAN-OC-SS


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY ---

THE NEXT JAMES DEAN?

TROUBLED SINGER JUSTIN BIEBER PAID HOMAGE TO THE CLASSIC '50S ICON ON HIS INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT ON MARCH 22, POSING IN A WHITE T-SHIRT WITH A CIGARETTE DANGLING FROM HIS MOUTH.

HE WROTE, "THIS IS JAMES DEAN INSPIRED. DON'T ASK ME IF I SMOKE CIGGYS CUZ I DON'T."

LATELY THE BIEBS HAS BEEN MAKING HEADLINES AFTER A JANUARY ARREST IN MIAMI FOR DRAG RACING AND A DUI. Return to index of stories...


tease desoto back to school-TRX-VO


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

INCLUDING THE LATEST ON A MERCURY SPILL IN DESOTO COUNTY.

IS IT ALL CLEAR FOR SCHOOL TO RE-OPEN AND STUDENTS TO RETURN TO CLASS?

WE'RE LIVE WITH THE NEWEST INFORMATION AS YOU WAKE UP THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


tease wx app-OMNI-SS


AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW ABOUT RAIN IN TODAY'S FORECAST WITH THE NBC-2 WEATHER APP.

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

YOUR 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...


HL1) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL2) DESOTO MERCURY UPDATE-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP


PLUS, NBC-2 IS LIVE AT DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER A MERCURY SPILL KEPT STUDENTS AWAY.

HAS THE E-P-A GIVEN THE ALL CLEAR TO RETURN?

THE LATEST IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL3) DISTRICT 19 DEADLINE-TRX-LIVE


AND IT'S AN IMPORTANT DEADLINE IN THE DAY AHEAD.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IF YOU WANT TO VOTE FOR THE DISTRICT 19 CONGRESSIONAL SEAT. TREY RADEL'S OLD JOB.

WE'RE LIVE WITH THE DETAILS.

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-1SH OMNI


GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

TODAY'S TOP STORY: RAIN ON NBC-2'S FIRST ALERT LIVE DOPPLER RADAR, THE ONLY LIVE DOPPLER IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

CLAY'S WITH HALEY BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR. Return to index of stories...


6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-2SH WXCTR-GRX-WXWALL


HALEY WHEN WILL MOST OF THE RAIN HIT US?

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...


DESOTO BACK TO SCHOOL-VO IN PLASMA-LIVE IN PLASMA


IT'S BACK TO SCHOOL AT DESOTO MIDDLE -- EXACTLY TWO WEEKS AFTER IT WAS SHUT DOWN BECAUSE OF A MERCURY SPILL --

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH IS LIVE OUTSIDE OF THE SCHOOL --

CLIFF THIS SCHOOL HAS BEEN CLEAN FOR ABOUT A WEEK NOW -- Return to index of stories...


DESOTO BACK TO SCHOOL-LIVE


THIS SPILL HAPPENED THE WEEK BEFORE SPRING BREAK --

SO THEY HAD NEARLY TWO WEEKS OFF --

THIS MORNING ADMINISTRATORS TELL ME THE ENTIRE SCHOOL IS CLEAN AND READY FOR STUDENTS. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO BACK TO SCHOOL-VO


HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED --

A STUDENT FOUND THE MERCURY IN HIS HOME -- THOUGHT IT WAS NEAT, BROUGHT IT IN, AND CONTAMINATED UP TO 6 CLASSROOMS.

CLEAN UP INCLUDED RIPPING CARPETS OUT -- SCANNING -- AND RE-SCANNING THE SCHOOL FOR ANY TOXIC FUMES. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO BACK TO SCHOOL-LIVE


ADMINISTRATORS WILL NOT SAY IF THE STUDENT HAS BEEN PUNISHED OR IF SCHOOL POLICIES HAVE CHANGED.

WE KNOW PARENTS HAVE BEEN VERY CONCERNED -- WE'LL BE TALKING WITH TIME AND GETTING UPDATES FROM SCHOOL OFFICIALS LATER THIS MORNING --

LIVE IN ARCADIA, CF, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


DISTRICT 19 DEADLINE-OC-TRX-OBX


WE CAN'T SEEM TO ESCAPE THE POLITCAL ADS ON TV THESE DAYS --- WE'RE LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY FROM A SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION.

AND TODAY IS THE LAST DAY YOU CAN REGISTER TO VOTE.

ITS ALSO THE DEADLINE TO CHANGE YOUR PARTY AFFILIATION.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM THIS MORNING BREAK IT ALL DOWN FOR US.

SAM? Return to index of stories...


DISTRICT 19 DEADLINE-NEWSROOM


IF YOU WANT TO VOTE IN THIS UPCOMING PRIMARY ELECTION YOU MUST BE A REPUBLICAN!

FLORIDA IS A CLOSED PRIMARY STATE. WITH SOME MANY CANDIDATES PUTTING THEIR HATS IN THE RACE -- WE MUST CHOOSE. BUT ONLY THOSE WHO ARE REGISTERED REPUBLICAN CAN VOTE. IF YOU WANT TO VOTE, BUT ARE A REGISTER DEMOCRAT-- YOU HAVE UNTIL MIDNIGHT TO CHANGE. Return to index of stories...


DISTRICT 19 DEADLINE-CG


WITH JUST 29 DAYS LEFT--- YOU MUST VISIT AN ELECTION OFFICE-- PUBLIC LIBRARY DMV OR MAIL IN YOUR MAIL IN YOUR REGISTRATION FORM TO BE ELGIBLE.

THIS ELECTION WAS CALLED BY THE GOVERNOR TO FILL TREY RADELS SEAT.

A GENERAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD IN JUNE WITH BOTH DEMOCRAT AND REPUBLIAN CANDIDATES. Return to index of stories...


DISTRICT 19 DEADLINE-NEWSROOM


AND THEN WE WILL DO THIS ALL AGAIN IN NOVEMBER. WHEN TREY RADELS ORIGINAL TERM WAS EXPECTED TO END.

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


BAIL BONDS SHOOTING-TRX-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT ---

FOR THE THIRD TIME IN THREE MONTHS- SOMEONE HAS FIRED SHOTS INTO A BAIL BONDS BUSINESS.

THE OWNER OF AROUND THE CLOCK BAIL BONDS TOLD NBC 2 SHE JUST INSTALLED NEW WINDOWS FRIDAY.

BULLETS HIT THE BUILDING AGAIN SATURDAY MORNING.

THE STORE IS ON FOWLER AND LAFAYETTE STREETS.

THE OWNER TOLD POLICE SHE MAY KNOW WHO IS BEHIND IT.

SO FAR- NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE.

NO ONE WAS HURT IN ANY OF THE SHOOTINGS. Return to index of stories...


MISSING IMMOKALEE WOMAN-OC-SS


RIGHT NOW WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT OF THERE HAVE BEEN ANY BREAKS IN THE CASE OF A MISSING ELDERY IMMOKALEE WOMAN.

INVESTIGATORS ARE MAKING A HARD PUSH TO TRACK DOWN 85 YEAR OLD MARY SMITH.

HER FAMILY BOARDED UP HER HOME AFTER SHE VANISHED MARCH 6TH. THAT'S MORE THAN TWO WEEKS AGO.

HER NEIGHBORS SAY SHE WOULDN'T JUST DISAPPEAR AND DID NOT APPEAR TO SUFFER FROM ANY KIND OF MENTAL OR PHYSICAL PROBLEMS.

IF YOU HAVE SEEN SMITH CONTACT THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


BURNED DOG-OC-VO-SS


A DOG SET ON FIRE IN ARCADIA IS NOW RECOVERING IN TAMPA.

WE'RE TOLD ONE YEAR OLD "HOPE" WILL HAVE MORE RESOURCES IN TAMPA.

WE'VE LEARNED THAT LATER THIS MORNING SHE WILL BE SEEN BY A TEAM OF VETS.

THE DOG WAS SET ON FIRE FIRE FRIDAY.

WORKERS BELIEVE HER OWNER DID IT.

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


FOOD PRICES SKYROCKET-OTS


THIS IS A BIG HEADLINE BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR --

HIGHER FOOD PRICES.

THE AVERAGE AMERICAN FAMILY COULD END UP SPENDING AN EXTRA 150 DOLLARS ON GROCERIES THIS YEAR -- THE BIGGEST INCREASE IN MORE THAN THREE YEARS.

REASONS INCLUDE THIS YEAR'S DROUGHT -- AND THE ONE TWO YEARS AGO! Return to index of stories...


WALMART PRICE CHECK-VOTOPS


IN A RELATED STORY ---

WALMART IS ROLLING OUT A NEW ONLINE PRICE COMPARISON TOOL.

IT WILL ALLOW CUSTOMERS TO USE THEIR RECEIPT TO GENERATE A LIST OF LOWER PRICED ITEMS BY LOCAL COMPETITORS.

ANY SAVINGS WILL THEN BE ADDED TO A GIFT CARD THAT CAN BE USED AS STORE CREDIT.

IT WILL COMPARE PRICES ON MORE THAN 80-THOUSAND PRODUCTS, FROM FOOD TO HOUSEHOLD ITEMS. Return to index of stories...


GAS PRICES-TRX-OC-CG


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR TO FILL UP THE GAS TANK ---

GAS PRICES REMAIN AT THEIR HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE SEPTEMBER, THANKS TO TIGHTENED ETHANOL SUPPLIES, GEO-POLITICAL TENSION AND TYPICAL SPRING FACTORS.

IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WE'RE PAYING $3.62 ON AVERAGE FOR REGULAR UNLEADED.

PRICES ARE UP 11 CENTS IN FLORIDA.

THE STATEWIDE AVERAGE IS $3.56.

AND NATIONALLY IT'S $3.53.

TRIPLE-A EXPECTS THE NATIONAL AVERAGE TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE MONTH AND WILL PEAK IN EARLY APRIL. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO


CAUGHT ON CAMERA!

THE DARING RESCUE THAT SAVED TWO YOUNG BOYS TRAPPED ON THIN ICE.

corbin crawford: "he's started screaming for help. he's like -- help, help us!"

HEAR THE DRAMATIC STORY AND MEET THEIR HERO, NEXT. 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

LENGTH 3:07 Return to index of stories...


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Weather Trends

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC-SS


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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BOYS TRAPPED ON ICE-VO IN PLASMA


THE FEAR ON THEIR FACES SAYS IT ALL.

THIS MORNING WE'RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A DRAMATIC RESCUE ON A RIVER IN IOWA WHEN TWO BOYS BECAME TRAPPED ON ICE.

THE SEVEN AND TWELVE YEAR OLDS WERE TRAPPED ON A PIECE OF ICE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DES MOINES RIVER, HEADED STRAIGHT FOR THE CHURNING WATERS OF A HYDRO-ELECTRIC DAM.

THE TWO HAD BEEN PLAYING ALONG RIVER BANK. Return to index of stories...


BOYS TRAPPED ON ICE-SOTVO, PLASMA


ANGSTROM: "One of them got their shoe stuck in the mud. Went to clean it off, and it went flying off there on the ice, so they went out to retrieve the shoe. Next thing they knew, they were floating down the river."

A PHOTOGRAPHER CAPTURED THE DRAMATIC MOMENTS AS FIREFIGHTERS THREW A ROPE AND LIFEJACKETS TO THE BOYS. FINALLY CRAWLING ACROSS THE THIN ICE TO SAVE THEM.

COMING UP SOON AT 7AM, THE BOYS WILL DO A LIVE INTERVIEW ON THE TODAY SHOW ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCE. Return to index of stories...


UNCLAIMED 911 REMAINS-OC-VO


LOOKING AHEAD --- NEW YORK CITY IS PLANNING TO MOVE THE REMAINS OF UNIDENTIFIED VICTIMS OF THE 2001 TERROR ATTACKS TO A REPOSITORY AT THE 9-ELEVEN MEMORIAL MUSEUM.

THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE HOLDS THE REMAINS RIGHT NOW.

THEY WILL BE MOVED TO THE MUSEUM LATER THIS YEAR AND KEPT BEHIND A WALL IN AN AREA OFF LIMITS TO THE PUBLIC.

VISITORS WILL BE ABLE TO VIEW THE WALL, WHICH WILL BE INSCRIBED WITH A QUOTE FROM A ROMAN POET. "NO DAY SHALL ERASE YOU FROM THE MEMORY OF TIME." Return to index of stories...


AUSTRALIA DEADLY FLASH FLOODS-TRX-VO


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS NEW VIDEO INTO OUR NEWSROOM OVERNIGHT ---

FLASH FLOODS TURNED DEADLY IN AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST CITY.

IN SYDNEY, AUTHORITIES SAY A MAN WHO MAY HAVE BEEN TRYING TO CLEAR A BLOCKED DRAIN DIED WHEN HE WAS WASHED AWAY BY RUSHING WATER.

TWO PEOPLE WERE also HURT IN LIGHTNING STRIKES.

ABOUT 4 INCHES OF RAIN FELL WITHIN 24 HOURS.

THAT'S AS MUCH RAIN AS SYDNEY NORMALLY GETS IN AN ENTIRE MONTH. Return to index of stories...


TRAIN VIGIL-OC-VO


THIS MORNING GRIEF COUNSELORS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS AFTER A TRAGIC DEATH IN CALIFORNIA.

HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE GATHERED AT A VIGIL SUNDAY NIGHT IN MARYSVILLE, TO MOURN THE DEATH OF THE TEEN KILLED BY A TRAIN.

THAT TEEN IS BEING HAILED A HERO. FOR HIS LAST MINUTE ACTION THAT SAVED HIS GIRLFRIEND'S LIFE. HE PUSHED HER OFF THE TRAIN TRACKS AT THE LAST MINUTE.

16 YEAR OLD MATEUS MOORE WAS A BAND MEMBER WHO EXCELLED IN ACADEMICS.

MOORE'S FATHER SAYS HE WOULD HAVE SAVED HIS HIS GIRLFRIEND AGAIN, IN A HEARTBEAT. Return to index of stories...


FISHING BOAT FIRE-TRX-VO


CHECK OUT THIS DRAMATIC FOOTAGE CAUGHT ON VIDEO ---

A FIRE ON A FISHING BOAT IN THE EAST CHINA SEA LEFT AT LEAST SIX PEOPLE DEAD.

VIDEO FROM THE COAST GUARD TODAY SHOWS THE VESSEL ON FIRE.

NINE CREW MEMBERS WERE ON THE BOAT.

THE COAST GUARD RESCUED EIGHT PEOPLE, AND A SEARCH WAS LAUNCHED TO FIND THE MISSING PERSON.

TWO CREW MEMBERS INCLUDING THE CAPTAIN SURVIVED.

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


NAPLES WINTER WINE CHARITIES-OC-VO


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ----

MILLIONS IN GRANTS WILL BE AWARDED TO COLLIER COUNTY'S CHILDREN'S CHARITIES.

CREATORS OF THE NAPLES WINTER WINE FESTIVAL WILL PRESENT GRANT CHECKS TO 29 NONPROFITS WHICH SERVE UNDERPRIVILEGED AND AT-RISK CHILDREN.

TRUSTEES WILL ALSO PRESENT GRANT CHECKS TO FUND LONG-TERM STRATEGIC INITIATIVES.

THE PRIVATE EVENT HAPPENS THIS AFTERNOON AT BAY COLONY GOLF CLUB.

MORE THAN $1 hundred 23 MILLION DOLLARS HAS BEEN RAISED AT THE NAPLES WINTER WINE FESTIVAL OVER 14 YEARS. Return to index of stories...


ITUNES FOR ANDROID-OTS


NEW THIS MORNING ---

IS I-TUNES COMING TO YOUR ANDROID DEVICE?

"BILLBOARD" REPORTS THAT APPLE IS THINKING ABOUT CREATING AN I-TUNES APP FOR THE RIVAL OPERATING SYSTEM.

THE REPORT ALSO SAYS APPLE IS CONSIDERING AN ON-DEMAND STREAMING MUSIC SERVICE. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-OC-SS-VIDBOX-SS


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY.

KIM KARDASHIAN AND KANYE WEST ARE ON THE COVER OF VOGUE BUT NOT WITHOUT SOME HOLLYWOOD BACKLASH.

MANY CELEBRITIES TWEETED THEIR DISAPPROVAL.

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR SAID "WELL.I GUESS I'M CANCELING MY VOGUE SUBSCRIPTION. WHO IS WITH ME???"

SETH ROGAN AND JAMES FRANCO USED THE OPPORTUNITY TO COME UP WITH THEIR OWN RENDITION OF THE COVER.

THEY POSTED THIS PHOTOSHOPPED VERSION SHOWING THEIR HEADS ON KIM AND KANYE'S BODIES.

LAST FALL ROGAN AND FRANCO MADE HEADLINES WHEN THEY SPOOFED KIM AND KANYE'S BOUND 2 MUSIC VIDEO. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

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

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


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS DESOTO BACK TO SCHOOL-VOTOPS


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW ---

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

NBC-2 IS LIVE AT DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL THIS MORNING, TWO WEEKS AFTER A MERCURY SPILL CLOSED IT DOWN.

THIS MORNING -- IT'S FINALLY BACK TO CLASS.

THE SCHOOL IS CLEAN AND READY FOR STUDENTS.

A STUDENT BROUGHT MERCURY TO THE SCHOOL -- DIDN'T KNOW WHAT IT WAS AND WANTED TO SHOW SOME CLASSMATES.

ADMINISTRATORS WILL NOT SAY IF THE STUDENT HAS BEEN PUNISHED OR IF SCHOOL POLICIES HAVE CHANGED. Return to index of stories...


TS DIST 19 VOTING DEADLINE-CGTOPS


WE'RE LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY FROM A SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION.

AND TODAY IS THE LAST DAY YOU CAN REGISTER TO VOTE.

YOU MUST VISIT AN ELECTION OFFICE-- PUBLIC LIBRARY DMV OR MAIL IN YOUR REGISTRATION FORM.

THIS ELECTION WAS CALLED BY THE GOVERNOR TO FILL TREY RADELS SEAT.

A GENERAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD IN JUNE WITH BOTH DEMOCRAT AND REPUBLIAN CANDIDATES. Return to index of stories...


TS BONITA SLOTS-VOTOPS


IT'S NOW UP TO GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT TO BRING SLOT MACHINES TO THE NAPLES FORT MYERS GREYHOUND RACE TRACK.

BONITA SPRINGS CITY HALL IS PUSHING HARD FOR THE GREEN LIGHT.

BUT, THIS DEAL HAS BEEN ON THE TABLE SINCE 2012.

THE REASON IT'S TAKING SO LONG - IS BECAUSE THE SEMINOLE TRIBE HAS *EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS TO SLOT PLAY IN FLORIDA.

SO, THE GOVERNOR HAS TO NEGOTIATE FOR THOSE RIGHTS. Return to index of stories...


TS BP OIL STUDY-VOTOPS


A NEW STUDY ON THE AFFECTS OF THE DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL IN THE GULF WILL BE RELEASED TODAY.

THE STUDY WILL BE RELEASED BY THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES.

IT DOCUMENTS HOW CRUDE OIL CAUSED DEVELOPMENTAL ABNORMALITIES IN LARGE MARINE FISH IN THE GULF OF MEXICO, AND MAY HAVE AFFECTED OTHER SPECIES THAT SPAWNED IN THE OFFSHORE HABITATS.

THE STUDY BUILDS ON RESEARCH THAT BEGAN WITH THE EXXON VALDEZ OIL SPILL 25 YEARS AGO TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TS DUSTIN JAYE-SSTOPS-VO


A BIG LEE COUNTY MURDER TRIAL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN TODAY IN THE DEATH OF 55-YEAR OLD DEBRA STRIANO.

THE STATE SAYS, THIS MAN-- 23 YEAR OLD DUSTIN JAYE DID IT.

DEPUTIES SAY JAYE AND HIS UNCLE. BILLY RAY RETHERFORD. WENT TO STRIANO'S HOME.

THEY SAY THE PAIR STOLE CASH THEN SLASHED DEBRA'S THROAT AND CUT HER DOG.

DAYS AFTER, DEPUTIES ARRESTED JAYE.

HIS UNCLE, RETHERFORD, WAS KILLED IN A SHOOT-OUT WITH DEPUTIES. Return to index of stories...


TS LUCKETT ROAD CRASH-VOTOPS


THE SCENE IS ALL CLEAR FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE AFTER A CRASH ALONG LUCKETT ROAD AND I-75 OVERNIGHT.

IT HAPPENED JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY AN S-U-V HIT A WORK TRUCK AT THE LUCKETT ROAD EXIT.

THE SUV FLIPPED OVER ON ITS ROOF.

WE'RE WORKING TO GET DETAILS ON ANY INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


TS SHOTS FIRED AT BAIL BONDS-VOTOPS


FOR THE THIRD TIME IN THREE MONTHS- SOMEONE HAS FIRED SHOTS INTO A BAIL BONDS BUSINESS.

THE OWNER OF AROUND THE CLOCK BAIL BONDS TOLD NBC 2 SHE JUST INSTALLED NEW WINDOWS FRIDAY.

BULLETS HIT THE BUILDING AGAIN SATURDAY MORNING.

THE STORE IS ON FOWLER AND LAFAYETTE STREETS.

THE OWNER TOLD POLICE SHE MAY KNOW WHO IS BEHIND IT.

SO FAR- NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE.

NO ONE WAS HURT IN ANY OF THE SHOOTINGS. Return to index of stories...


TS MISSING IMMOKALEE WOMAN-SSTOPS


WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT OF THERE HAVE BEEN ANY BREAKS IN THE CASE OF A MISSING ELDERY IMMOKALEE WOMAN.

85 YEAR OLD MARY SMITH VANISHED MARCH 6TH, MORE THAN TWO WEEKS AGO.

HER NEIGHBORS SAY SHE DID NOT APPEAR TO SUFFER FROM ANY KIND OF MENTAL OR PHYSICAL PROBLEMS.

IF YOU HAVE SEEN SMITH CONTACT THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


TS BURNED DOG-VOTOPS-SS


A DOG SET ON FIRE IN ARCADIA IS NOW RECOVERING IN TAMPA.

WE'RE TOLD ONE YEAR OLD "HOPE" WILL HAVE MORE RESOURCES IN TAMPA.

WE'VE LEARNED THAT LATER THIS MORNING SHE WILL BE SEEN BY A TEAM OF VETS.

THE DOG WAS SET ON FIRE FIRE FRIDAY.

WORKERS BELIEVE HER OWNER DID IT.

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


TS FGCU WOMEN LOSE-VOTOPS


THEY PLAYED GREAT AND THERE'S ALWAYS NEXT YEAR!

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, THE FGCU WOMEN'S BACKETBALL TEAM CAME SO CLOSE TO BECOMING THE FIRST EAGLES HOOPS TEAM TO WIN AN NCAA GAME.

THE 12TH-SEEDED EAGLES FACED 5TH-SEEDED OKLAHOMA STATE IN WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA ON SATURDAY.

F-G-C-U WENT DOWN 61-60, IN OVERTIME. Return to index of stories...


TS GAS PRICES-CGTOPS


GAS PRICES REMAIN AT THEIR HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE SEPTEMBER, THANKS TO TIGHTENED ETHANOL SUPPLIES, GEO-POLITICAL TENSION AND TYPICAL SPRING FACTORS.

IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WE'RE PAYING $3.62 ON AVERAGE.

TRIPLE-A EXPECTS THE NATIONAL AVERAGE TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE MONTH AND WILL PEAK IN EARLY APRIL. 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...