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DIRECTOR'S PAGE TZ3 A) MALAYSIA AIRLINES-VOTOPS
HEADLINE OPEN TZ3 B) SHARK CATCH-VOTOPS
HL1) fmb boil water-trxVOTOPS NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP
HL2) houston fire-trxVOTOPS TS1) FMB WATER LINE-VOTOPS
HL3) shark catch-trxVOTOPS TS2) JAYE TRIAL-VOTOPS
NEWS AT 11:00am OPEN-CLIP TS3) OBAMACARE EXTENSION-VOTOPS
FM BOIL WATER-OC VO EAniBx TRAFFIC
FM BOIL WATER-REM MALAYSIA AIRLINES NEW LEAD-trxVOTOPS OC
FM BOIL WATER-VO MALAYSIA AIRLINES NEW LEAD-PKG
FM BOIL WATER-SOT VO SECRET SERVICE AGENTS OBAMA TRIP-TRX-OC-VO-OC
FM BOIL WATER-REM ILLEGAL HOUSE PARTY-OC-SS-VO
DUSTIN JAYE-trxOC VO ILLEGAL HOUSE PARTY-SOTVO
NORTH NAPLES ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION-OC-SS-VO HYATT ANNEX VOTE-OC VO
MALAYSIA OBJECTS-trxOC VO BOWMANS BEACH MEETING-VIDBOX
TX: HOUSTON APT FIRE-trxNATVOTOPS OC THUNDERBIRDS AIR SHOW-OC VO
TX: HOUSTON APT FIRE-PKG GMA IDAHO BASE JUMP-trxVOTOPS OC
bin laden son convicted-trxONCAM GMA IDAHO BASE JUMP-PKG
CLAYTON COMBS PLEA-OC-SS NJ SNOWSTORM-VOTOPS
WA: SLIDE BOY RESCUE-trxVOTOPS OC AZ DUST CLOUD-VOTOPS
LANDSLIDE SEARCH CONTINUES-PKG DOLL RECALL-trxOC VO
FLEEING CAPE POLICE-OC-VO AMAZON E BOOK CREDIT-VOTOPS
FLEEING CAPE POLICE-SOTVO BITCOIN AND TAXES-VOTOPS
LEE CO BUSINESS THEFT-TRX-VO FACEBOOK VIRTUAL REALITY-VOTOPS
LEHIGH FIRE ASSESSMENT-OC-VO FACEBOOK MOM SEARCH-OC VO
FL: BIG KEY LIME PIE-trxVOTOPS FIRST LADY PANDAS-OC VO
NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-LIVE TEASE FOUR-1SHOT
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT TZ4 A) HAMMERHEAD CATCH-VOWIPE
TZ1 A)CHICAGO TRAIN VIDEO-VO WEATHER TEASE-STC
TZ1 B) MICHIGAN OIL SPILL-VOTOPS BOCA HAMMERHEAD CATCH-trxVO IN PLASMA
WEATHER-STC BOCA HAMMERHEAD CATCH-PKG
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP WEATHER OPEN-CLIP
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL WEATHER-WX WALL
FL: TAMPA LANDING GEAR COLLAPSE-trxOC VO HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-ON CAM
NEW CHIGAGO TRAIN VIDEO-WIPE VOTOPS HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-PKG
TX: DRUG SMUGGLING RING-VOTOPSWIPE TEASE FIVE-1SHOT
LAKE MICHIGAN OIL SPILL-VOTOPS TZ5 A) SHAVED HEAD SUSPENDED-VO
SIG & ROY TIGER DIES-VOTOPS IRS SCAM( BACKUP )-ONCAM
FUKUSHIMA CRANE-trxOC VO IRS SCAM( BACKUP )-PKG
N KOREA MISSILES-VOTOPSWIPE HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM
IRAQ SUICIDE BLAST-VOTOPSWIPE HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
TEASE TWO-1SHOT SHAVED HEAD SUSPENDED-trxONCAM
FL WEEKLY-3 SHOT SHAVED HEAD SUSPENDED-PKG
FL WEEKLY-(4)SS TOSS TO NOON TEASE-2-SHOT DESK
TEASE THREE-2SHOT CLOSE-2-SHOT


DIRECTOR'S PAGE


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HEADLINE OPEN


RIGHT NOW ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

THE WATER IS BACK ON AFTER A LINE BREAK IS FIXED, BUT THE PROBLEMS AREN'T OVER.

BUSINESSES TRY TO DEAL WITH THE SETBACK, RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF SPRING BREAK.

WE HAVE A LIVE REPORT.

PLUS.

THE VIDEO IS UNBELIEVABLE. FIRE CREWS RESCUE A CONSTRUCTION WORKER FROM THAT MASSIVE BLAZE IN HOUSTON.

THIS MORNING, NBC-2 TALKS TO THE HEROES WHO PULLED THAT MAN TO SAFETY.

AND.

A FISH TALE A YOUNG GROUP OF ANGLERS WILL LIKELY NEVER FORGET.

WE HAVE THE AMAZING VIDEO TO MATCH.

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


HL1) fmb boil water-trxVOTOPS


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HL2) houston fire-trxVOTOPS


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HL3) shark catch-trxVOTOPS


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NEWS AT 11:00am OPEN-CLIP


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FM BOIL WATER-OC VO EAniBx


DEVELOPING AT 11 --- WATER ON FORT MYERS BEACH IS BACK ON AFTER A FIRE LINE BURST.

BUT ITS NOT BACK TO BUSINESS AS USUAL --

THERE'S STILL A BIG HEADACHE FOR BUSINESS IN THE HEART OF TIMES SQUARE.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY JOINS US LIVE FROM FORT MYERS BEACH.

SAM -- YOU'VE BEEN TALKING WITH BUSINESS OWNERS WHO ARE DEFINITELY FRUSTRATED. Return to index of stories...


FM BOIL WATER-REM


CLIFTON STACEY

THIS IS NOT THE MIDDLE OF JULY--- THIS IS MARCH!!! THE BUSIEST TIME OF YEAR FOR THESE BUSINESSES. THEY RELY ON SPRING BREAKERS.

NOW THEY ARE DEALING WITH THE AFTERMATH OF THIS BUSTED FIRE LINE!

good news is, the WATER IS ON, BUT there is still a BOIL WATER NOTICE IN EFFECT. Return to index of stories...


FM BOIL WATER-VO


THE PROBLEM HAS EVEN GROWN THIS MORNING--- YOU CAN SEE THE BLOCKS HERE IN THE CENTER OF TIMES SQUARE HAVE RISEN BECAUSE OF ALL THE WATER.

CREWS WILL HAVE TO RIP THIS UP STARTING TOMORROW MORNING--- ONE MORE HEADACHE FOR THE SHOPS HERE.

INSIDE THE RESTAURANTS LIKE PLAKA OVER HERE THEY ARE DEALING WITH SEPARATE ISSUES.

THEY STARTED STOCKING UP ON WATER AND SODA LAST NIGHT IN PREPARATION FOR THE MESS THEY KNEW WAS COMING TODAY. Return to index of stories...


FM BOIL WATER-SOT VO


SOT

nicole bennet plakas restaurant.

29:34:02 WE HAD TO PREPARE A LOT OF OUR BEVERAGES YESTERDAY we had clean water. we had brought in bottled water. we brought in bottled soda. weve pretty much these machines that filter soda are all down so we have very limited amount of products that are avilable. right now for the custmeers. 29:50 04:16 seconds

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FM BOIL WATER-REM


WHILE THIS IS DEFINITELY NOT WHAT THESE BUSINESSES HAD PLANNED--- THEY ARE ALL DEALING WITH QUITE WELL. IF YOU PLAN ON COMING DOWN HERE DON'T LET THIS STOP YOU! THESE BUSINESSES ARE OPEN AND READY! JUST A MINOR HICCUP!

LIVE ON FORT MYERS BEACH SS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE-trxOC VO


IT'S DAY 3 OF A HIGH PROFILE MURDER TRIAL IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS, AND OUR CAMERAS ARE IN THE COURTROOM FOR TODAY'S TESTIMONY.

DUSTIN JAYE IS CHARGED WITH 1ST DEGREE MURDER FOR THE DEATH OF DEBBIE STRIANO.

COURT RESUMED AT 9 THIS MORNING.

SO FAR, THE JURY HAS HEARD FROM THE DUSTIN JAYE'S SISTER.

SHE STARTED TESTIFYING TUESDAY AFTERNOON, AND SHE TOLD THE JURY SHE TRIED TO STOP HER BROTHER FROM GOING TO THE VICTIMS HOME BY GIVING THE WRONG ADDRESS.

DETECTIVES SAY THAT DIDN'T STOP DUSTIN WHO HAD HIS EYE ON THE VICTIMS MONEY AND JEWELRY.

RIGHT NOW THEY ARE HEARING FROM A CRIME SCENE TECHNICIAN.

SHE IS TESTIFYING ABOUT SOME OF THE EVIDENCE THAT WAS FOUND, INCLUDING THE KNIFE USED TO SLIT DEBRA STRIANO'S THROAT.

PROSECUTORS SAY IT WAS FOUND BEHIND DUSTIN JAYES NORTH FORT MYERS HOME.

WE WILL HAVE A CREW IN THE COURTROOM ALL DAY, AND HAVE UPDATES STARTING ON NBC-2 NEWS AT 4. Return to index of stories...


NORTH NAPLES ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION-OC-SS-VO


RIGHT NOW IN COLLIER COUNTY, DEPUTIES ARE STILL LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO TRIED TO LURE TWO GIRLS INTO HIS S-U-V IN NORTH NAPLES OVER THE WEEKEND.

IT HAPPENED SUNDAY NEAR LIVINGSTON AND IMMOKALEE ROADS.

DEPUTIES SAY A MAN DRIVING A BLACK S-U-V HELD CASH OUT HIS WINDOW AND TOLD THE TWO GIRLS TO COME OVER.

THIS THE EIGHTH CASE OF STRANGER DANGER IN COLLIER COUNTY IN THE PAST YEAR.

SO FAR - NOT A SINGLE ARREST. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA OBJECTS-trxOC VO


DEVELOPING AT ELEVEN.

POTENTIAL DEBRIS FROM MISSING MALAYSIA FLIGHT 3-70 --

MALAYSIAN OFFICIALS SAY NEW SATELITTE IMAGES ARE SHOWING DOZENS OF OBJECTS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN.

THE IMAGES SHOW 122 POTENTIAL OBJECTS IN ONE AREA OF THE OCEAN.

SOME OF THE OBJECTS WERE AS MUCH AS 75 FEET LONG.

AUTHORITIES HAVE NOT CONFIRM WHAT THOSE OBJECTS ARE AT THIS POINT.

TWELVE PLANES WILL BE TRAVELING TO THE SEARCH AREA TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TX: HOUSTON APT FIRE-trxNATVOTOPS OC


"oh my god!, do they see him?!"

LOOK AT THIS DRAMATIC CELL PHONE VIDEO.

IT SHOWS A CONSTRUCTION WORKER ESCAPING FROM A BURNING BUILDING.

HE'S UP AT THE TOP RIGHT OF THE OF THE SCREEN, NEAR THE OPEN DOOR.

TODAY, INVESTIGATORS ARE BACK ON SCENE TRY TO FIGURE OUT HOW WHAT SPARKED THE BLAZE.

JENNIFER BAUER SPOKE WITH FIRE CREWS WHO MADE THAT DARING, LADDER TRUCK RESCUE. Return to index of stories...


TX: HOUSTON APT FIRE-PKG


NATS

TERRIFYING MOMENTS CAUGHT ON CAMERA BY A WOMAN IN THE BUILDING NEXT DOOR.

THIS CONSTRUCTION WORKER GOT STUCK ON THE TOP FLOOR OF THE CONDO COMPLEX.

FRANTICALLY WAVING AT RESCUERS. HE EVENTUALLY JUMPS TO THE BALCONY BELOW TO ESCAPE THE FLAMES.

NATS

LUCKY FOR HIM.HOUSTON FIRE FIGHTERS WERE ON THEIR WAY.

THEY RAISED THE LADDER UP.AND RESCUED HIM.

NATS: "Oh thank Jesus. Thank you God."

SENIOR CAPTAIN BRAD HAWTHORNE WAS ON THE EDGE OF THAT LADDER -- AND MADE THE SAVE.

"I said, alright.come on.he had to make a leap. He kind of jumped and grabbed on. I said hold on!"

"Within a couple of seconds the roof caved in -- the whole fifth floor went out."

NATS: "Oh no! Oh my God!"

HAWTHORNE ADMITS AT THAT MOMENT HIS ADRENALINE WAS PUMPING.

"It was pretty hairy. Just the noise from the fire, the cracking and popping of all the wood. it was pretty loud."

THE CAPTAIN SAYS THIS RESCUE WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT HELP FROM THESE GUY'S. THEY WORK TOGETHER AT STATION 18.

DWAYNE WYBLE IS THE CHAUFFEUR -- HE WAS BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE LADDER TRUCK.IT WAS HIS JOB TO PUT IT IN THE PERFECT POSITION FOR A SAFE RESCUE.

THEY ALL ADMIT THIS FIRE WAS INTENSE. ONE OF THE WORST THEY'VE SEEN.

"You just don't see five floors burning all at once."

"This is one of the fastest growing fires I've ever seen. It ran the whole roof of the whole building so fast. Seconds count."

TONIGHT THAT CONSTRUCTION WORKER IS FINE.

IN FACT, THESE ARE HIS CO-WORKERS.

THEY TELL US THEY WERE ALL DOING STUCCO WORK ON SOME OF THE WALLS WHEN THE FIRE STARTED SUDDENLY.

"The the cops and ambulance and everybody say go down, go down. The building was one fire."

JOHN VALLE SAYS HE CLIMBED DOWN SOME SCAFFOLDING -- BUT THIS GUY WAS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE BUILDING.AND BECAME TRAPPED.

EVERYONE, JUST THANKFUL THIS STORY HAS A HAPPY ENDING.

"He was good - talking to me. excited and thanking us a lot." Return to index of stories...


bin laden son convicted-trxONCAM


BREAKING NEWS OFF THE WIRES.

OSAMA BIN LADEN'S SON IN LAW HAS BEEN CONVICTED IN A NEW YORK CITY TERROR TRIAL.

HE SERVED AS THE AL-QAEDA SPOKESPERSON AFTER THE 9-11 TERROR ATTACKS.

HE WAS CONVICTED ON CHARGES OF CONSPIRING TO KILL AMERICANS FOR HIS ROLE AS THE TERROR GROUP'S SPOKESMAN.

STAY WITH NBC-2 FOR UPDATES THROUGHOUT THE DAY. Return to index of stories...


CLAYTON COMBS PLEA-OC-SS


NBC2 HAS FOUND OUT -- A TEENAGER REACHED A PLEA DEAL FOR HIS ROLE IN THE MURDER OF A LEHIGH ACRES MOTHER AND SON.

AMY LORAH AND DALTON HALEY WERE KILLED INSIDE THEIR HOME IN APRIL OF 2012.

INVESTIGATORS SAY TWO OF DALTON'S CLASSMATES SHOT HIM AND HIS MOTHER -- THEN STOLE A SAFE WITH 370 DOLLARS INSIDE.

TUESDAY, CLAYTON COMBS PLEADED NO CONTEST TO SECOND DEGREE MURDER AND AGREED TO TESTIFY AGAINST JUSTIN WIRTH.

WE'RE LEARNING THIS MORNING -- COMBS IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE A 40 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE. Return to index of stories...


WA: SLIDE BOY RESCUE-trxVOTOPS OC


THIS IS NEW VIDEO THAT SHOWS A DRAMATIC RESCUE OF A LITTLE BOY TRAPPED IN THAT MUDSLIDE IN WASHINGTON.

KEEP WATCHING TO THE LEFT.

THE HELICOPTER RESCUE TEAM SPOTTED A FOUR YEAR OLD BOY.

FAMILY MEMBERS SAY HE WAS ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF HIS HOME -- HIS FATHER, TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER WERE DOWNSTAIRS.

JACOB IS DOING WELL AND IS WITH HIS MOTHER WHO WAS AT WORK.

THE REST OF THEIR FAMILY IS STILL MISSING, ALONG WITH MANY OTHERS.

ANDREW SPENCER HAS THE LATEST FROM WASHINGTON STATE. Return to index of stories...


LANDSLIDE SEARCH CONTINUES-PKG


--REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS--

THE FAMILY OF A DECORATED NAVY OFFICER FOUND HIS HOUSE DESTROYED BY THE MASSIVE LANDSLIDE, LAST WEEKEND.

"They found his uniforms and his officer's sword, and then he broke and he couldn't talk no more."

AFTER DAYS WITHOUT ANOTHER SIGN, HIS FATHER DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TO THINK.

"You know, they might find. Or they might. I don't know. I'm just hoping against hope."

THE BODY OF COMMANDER JOHN REGELBRUGGE WAS FOUND BY HIS BROTHERS, TUESDAY -- HIS NAME ADDED TO THE RISING DEATH TOLL.

WITH WELL OVER 100 PEOPLE STILL MISSING, SOME RELATIVES ARE HOLDING OUT HOPE.

"My husband's a survivor. And I believe in him. And that's all you can do is just keep believing."

.BUT THAT HOPE IS STARTING TO FADE FOR OTHERS, WHO NEVER IMAGINED THEY'D SEE THIS KIND OF DEVASTATION.

"When I pictured this slide, I pictured vehicles parked there, and if somebody was in their vehicle when the mudslide came on that we would just dig through the mud and pull them out of their car and they'd be ok. But what we're finding is these vehicles are twisted and tore up into, like, pieces."

DIRT AND DEBRIS AS DEEP AS 20 FEET IN SPOTS COVERS ABOUT A SQUARE MILE OF SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON, AND TUESDAY RAIN ONLY MADE THE SEARCH MORE DIFFICULT.

A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL IN NEARBY ARLINGTON: JUST ONE EXAMPLE OF COMMUNITIES AROUND THE COUNTY AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY SHOWING THEIR SUPPORT AFTER SUCH A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY.

I'M ANDREW SPENCER, REPORTING Return to index of stories...


FLEEING CAPE POLICE-OC-VO


THE CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT IS SEEING AN INCREASING NUMBER OF OFFICERS LEAVING THE CITY TO WORK OTHER PLACES.

THE DEPARTMENT'S DEPUTY CHIEF, DAVID NEWLAN SAYS MORE ARE LEAVING FOR BETTER PAYING JOBS.

ON AVERAGE, C-C-P-D LOSES ABOUT TEN TO 12 EMPLOYEES A YEAR.

IN 2013, THEY SAW 28 GIVE NOTICE.

NEWLAN EXPLAINS OFFICERS ARE GAINING SKILLS IN THE CAPE

- AND USING THEM TO CASH IN WITH OTHER DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES. Return to index of stories...


FLEEING CAPE POLICE-SOTVO


2550 "You invest time and money into training the officers then they leave. So that's what we are looking at right now. That's what we want to do is avoid is becoming a training department."

POLICE OFFICERS HAD THEIR SALARIES FROZEN IN 2007 DURING THE HOUSING CRASH.

IN 2011, THEY SAW A PAY CUT FOLLOWING THE RECESSION. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO BUSINESS THEFT-TRX-VO


WE HAVE AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT TO TELL YOU ABOUT --

NEW VIDEO SHOWS THREE MEN BREAKING INTO A LEE COUNTY BUSINESS.

THEY WERE CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE CUTTING A FENCE TO GET INSIDE A ROOFING COMPANY.

THEY STOLE HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT DURING THE WEEKEND ON CORPORATION CIRCLE.

IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THE CRIME - CALL CRIME STOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH FIRE ASSESSMENT-OC-VO


COMMUNITY LEADERS IN LEHIGH ACRES WILL FIGHT TO SAVE THEIR FIRE AND E-M-S SERVICES.

A COMMISSION VOTE WILL HAPPEN NEXT MONTH.

LEHIGH RESIDENTS WILL VOTE IN NOVEMBER.

THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS AGREED RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES WOULD BE CHARGED PER SQUARE FOOT.

VACANT LOTS WOULD BE CHARGED BY THE ACRE.

SOME RESIDENTS ARGUE EVERY LOT SHOULD PAY THE SAME AMOUNT.

THE BOARD'S LEGAL COUNSEL SAYS THIS IS THE BEST PLAN TO AVOID

POTENTIAL LAWSUITS. Return to index of stories...


FL: BIG KEY LIME PIE-trxVOTOPS


GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT HELPED SERVE THE WORLD'S LARGEST KEY LIME PIE DURING A FLORIDA KEYS DAY CELEBRATION IN TALLAHASSEE TUESDAY.

THE MASSIVE PIE'S INGREDIENTS INCLUDED THE JUICE OF ALMOST 6-THOUSAND KEY LIMES, 200 POUNDS OF GRAHAM CRACKERS AND 55 GALLONS OF SWEETENED CONDENSED MILK.

KEY LIME PIE IS BELIEVED TO HAVE ORIGINATED IN KEY WEST IN THE LATE 1800S AND WAS DESIGNATED THE STATE'S OFFICIAL PIE IN 2006. Return to index of stories...


NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-LIVE


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

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


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


NBC2 IS LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE TRAIN DERAILMENT IN CHICHAGO --

STRAIGHT AHEAD -- NEW VIDEO THAT MAY SHED SOME LIGHT INTO THE INVESTIGATION --

PLUS --

ANOTHER B-P OIL SPILL --

THIS TIME IN LAKE MICHIGAN --

WHAT B-P IS SAYING HAPPENED AS CREWS WORK TO CLEAN UP THE MESS -- Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A)CHICAGO TRAIN VIDEO-VO


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TZ1 B) MICHIGAN OIL SPILL-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


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


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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

SUNNY, BREEZY AND COOL TODAY

Now that the cold front is past Southwest Florida, the cool, breezy weather is here. We'll see lots of sunshine today, but afternoon highs will only warm into the lower 70s. Winds from the northeast will be around 10 - 15 mph with gusts near 20 - 25 mph.

Into tonight, we'll start to see a few clouds coming back into the forecast. Overnight lows will still be well below average as we drop into the lower 50s with some upper 40s in inland cold spots. Through the next few days, cloud cover, temperatures, and humidity will all be on the increase. Highs will be back into the lower 80s by Friday. We could see a few showers Friday with more scattered showers on the way for the weekend. Return to index of stories...


FL: TAMPA LANDING GEAR COLLAPSE-trxOC VO


IT WAS A ROUGH LANDING FOR THE PILOT OF A SMALL PLANE IN TAMPA OVERNIGHT.

THE FRONT LANDING GEAR CAME OFF THE PLANE AS IT TOUCHED DOWN AT TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

YOU'RE WATCHING VIDEO OF WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED.

THE PILOT REPORTED HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE PLANE'S NOSE GEAR ON APPROACH.

OFFICIALS SAY HE MADE SEVERAL FLY-BYS BEFORE BRINGING THE PLANE DOWN.

AN AIRPORT SPOKEWOMAN SAYS THE PILOT AND HIS TWO PASSENGERS WERE NOT HURT -- Return to index of stories...


NEW CHIGAGO TRAIN VIDEO-WIPE VOTOPS


NEW IMAGES TO SHOW YOU THIS MORNING OF MONDAY'S COMMUTER TRAIN CRASH AT CHICAGO'S O'HARE AIRPORT.

IN THE VIDEO YOU SEE TWO MEN STANDING AT THE TOP OF THE ESCALATOR WHEN THE BLUE LINE TRAIN FAILS TO STOP AND BARRELED INTO AN ESCALATOR.

FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS SAY AN EMERGENCY SIDE TRACKING BRAKE SYSTEM WAS ACTIVATED BUT FAILED TO STOP THE TRAIN.

MORE THAN 30 PASSENGERS WERE INJURED IN THE ACCIDENT.

THERE ARE REPORTS THAT THE TRAIN'S CONDUCTOR MAY HAVE DOZED OFF BEFORE THE CRASH. Return to index of stories...


TX: DRUG SMUGGLING RING-VOTOPSWIPE


AUTHORITIES BUSTED A HUMAN SMUGGLING RING IN SOUTHEAST AUSTIN TEXAS.

POLICE SAY THEY FOUND ABOUT 30 PEOPLE INSIDE A MOBILE HOME, MOST OF THEM FROM CENTRAL AMERICA.

INVESTIGATORS SAY SOME WERE BEING HELD AGAINST THEIR WILL.

THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND VICE UNIT WITH THE AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT GOT A TIP THAT PEOPLE INSIDE THE SINGLE-FAMILY HOME WERE BEING MISTREATED AND HARMED. Return to index of stories...


LAKE MICHIGAN OIL SPILL-VOTOPS


BP SAYS A MALFUNCTION AT ONE OF ITS REFINERIES CAUSED OIL TO LEAK INTO LAKE MICHIGAN.

CREWS WORKED THE SHORELINE IN INDIANA ON TUESDAY TO CLEAN UP SOME OF THE SPILLAGE.

THE E-P-A FOUND AN AREA OF ABOUT FIVE-THOUSAND-SQUARE-FEET COVERED IN CRUDE OIL, MONDAY NIGHT.

A STATEMENT FROM THE B-P REFINERY DIDN'T EXPLAIN EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED -- ONLY THAT THERE WAS A DISRUPTION AT THE FACILITY. Return to index of stories...


SIG & ROY TIGER DIES-VOTOPS


THE FAMOUS WHITE TIGER THAT PERFORMED WITH ENTERTAINERS SIEGFRIED AND ROY HAS DIED.

ACCORDING TO A FACEBOOK POST FROM THE ILLUSIONIST, SEVENTEEN YEAR-OLD MANTECORE DIED FROM ILLNESS ON MARCH 19.

THE TIGER IS BEST KNOWN FOR INJURING ROY HORN DURING A PERFORMANCE IN 2003.

HORN WAS BADLY INJURED WHEN THE 380 POUND CAT DRAGGED HIM ACROSS THE STAGE.

THE AVERAGE LIFESPAN ON SUCH A TIGER IN CAPTIVITY IS 15-TO-26 YEARS. Return to index of stories...


FUKUSHIMA CRANE-trxOC VO


IN JAPAN.

A CRANE MALFUNCTION AT THE FUKUSHIMA NUCLEAR POWER PLANT HAS SUSPENDED OPERATIONS TO DISPOSE OF NUCLEAR FUEL RODS.

NO WORD YET ON WHAT CAUSED THE CRANE TO BREAK-DOWN.

THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT IS IN THE PROCESS OF DE-COMMISSIONING THE PLANT AFTER THE TRIPLE MELTDOWN OF MARCH 2011.

THIS WAS CAUSED BY THE EARTHQUAKE AND FOLLOWING TSUNAMI.

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HAVE BEEN DISPLACED BECAUSE OF THE DISASTER. Return to index of stories...


N KOREA MISSILES-VOTOPSWIPE


DEFENSE OFFICIALS SAY NORTH KOREA TEST-FIRED TWO MISSILES TUESDAY.

THEY WERE LAUNCHED FROM AN AREA NORTH OF PYONYANG INTO THE OCEAN OFF THE EASTERN COAST.

IT HAPPENED AS U-S, SOUTH KOREAN AND JAPANESE LEADERS SAT DOWN FOR TALKS AT THE HAGUE.

THIS LATEST LAUNCH MARKS THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2009 THAT NORTH KOREA HAS FIRED THE MEDIUM RANGE ROCKETS. Return to index of stories...


IRAQ SUICIDE BLAST-VOTOPSWIPE


AT LEAST 29 PEOPLE DIED DURING A SERIES OF ATTACKS ACROSS IRAQ YESTERDAY.

LOCAL OFFICIALS SAID MOST OF THE VICTIMS WERE MEMBERS OF SECURITY FORCES.

IN NORTHEAST BAGHDAD, A SUICIDE BOMBER HIT A SECURITY CHECK-POINT.

FIGHTERS ATTACKED AN ARMY POST JUST NORTH OF BAGHDAD KILLING EIGHT SOLDERS.

AND A CAR BOMB IN WESTERN BAGHDAD KILLED FOUR PEOPLE AND INJURED 12 MORE --

NO ONE HAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACKS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-1SHOT


STRAIGHT AHEAD ON NBC2 --

IT'S FLORIDA WEEKLY WEDNESDAY --

SLEEPING DISORDERS ARE ON THE RISE -- WE'LL TELL YOU ABOUT SOME NEW TREATMENTS.

PLUS -- THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IS PICKING UP --

AND -- "THE GRAPES OF WRATH" IS PLAYING AT THE ASOLO THEATRE -- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET TICKETS --

THAT AND MORE STRAIGHT HEAD -- Return to index of stories...


FL WEEKLY-3 SHOT


IT IS FLORIDA WEEKLY WEDNESDAY!

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


FL WEEKLY-(4)SS


FIRST.

HAVING TROUBLE SLEEPING? YOU'RE NOT ALONE, MORE PEOPLE THAN EVER ARE SEEING THEIR DOCTORS FOR SLEEP DISORDERS. SOME SIMPLE TREATMENTS ARE HELPING PEOPLE STAY ASLEEP AND WAKE UP REFRESHED.

BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS ARE RISING, WHICH MEANS THAT WORK FOR PERMIT RUNNERS IS INCREASING TOO.

PEOPLE IN THIS INDUSTRY HANDLE THE BUREAUCRACY SO THAT BUILDERS DON'T HAVE TO.

"THE GRAPES OF WRATH" IS ONE OF THE GREAT AMERICAN NOVELS TURNED INTO A STAGE PLAY NOW PLAYING AT THE ASOLO THEATER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2SHOT


BREAKING DETAILS IN THE SEARCH FOR MALAYSIA FLIGHT 370.

MORE THAN 100 OBJECTS SPOTTED IN THE SEARCH AREA NOW IN THE INDIAN OCEAN.

WE HAVE THE NEWEST INFORMATION AS SEARCH VESSELS RACE TO THE NEW LOCATION.

PLUS.

A GROUP OF YOUNG FLORIDA ANGLERS REEL IN A HUGE SHARK FROM THE SHORELINE.

ALL OF IT CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

THEIR STORY, AHEAD ON NBC-2 NEWS AT ELEVEN. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) MALAYSIA AIRLINES-VOTOPS


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TZ3 B) SHARK CATCH-VOTOPS


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NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP


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TS1) FMB WATER LINE-VOTOPS


WATER IS BACK ON FOR BUSINESSES ON FORT MYERS BEACH --

BUT REPAIR WORK WILL STILL BE AN ISSUE.

THE WATER WAS SHUT OFF LAST NIGHT -- DUE TO A FIRE LINE BREAK

TODAY -- CREWS WILL BE TEARING UP MORE PAVERS.

FOR THE NEXT 48 HOURS --

AREA BUSINESSES ARE UNDER A BOIL WATER ADVISORY. Return to index of stories...


TS2) JAYE TRIAL-VOTOPS


IT'S DAY TWO OF TESTIMONY IN THE DUSTIN JAYE MURDER TRIAL.

NBC-2 CAMERAS ARE IN THE COURTROOM RIGHT NOW AS MORE STATE WITNESSES TAKE THE STAND.L

JAYE IS ACCUSED OF KILLING DEBBIE STRIANO IN HER THREE OAKS HOME NEARLY 2 YEARS AGO.

THIS MORNING, DUSTIN JAYE'S SISTER TESTIFIED THAT SHE TRIED TO CONVINCE HER BROTHER NOT TO GO TO THE HOUSE, AND EVEN GAVE HIM THE WRONG ADDRESS.

RIGHT NOW A CRIME SCENE TECHNICIAN IS ON THE STAND.

PROSECUTORS ARE SHOWING THE JURY THE KNIFE. THAT THEY KILLED DEBBIE STRIANO.

DETECTIVES SAY THEY FOUND IT NEAR DUSTIN JAYE'S HOME. Return to index of stories...


TS3) OBAMACARE EXTENSION-VOTOPS


IF YOU ARE GOING TO SIGN UP FOR THE GOVERNMENT'S HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN.

GOOD NEWS.

THE DEADLINE TO DO SO HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO AT-LEAST MID APRIL.

HEALTHCARE-DOT-GOV GOT MORE THAN A MILLION VISITORS MONDAY.

THE WHITE HOUSE DID NOT SAY HOW LONG THE EXTENSION WILL LAST. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC


FROM COLLIER SSHERIFF'S OFFICE:

A vehicle accident has forced the closure of all but one eastbound lane of U.S. 41 East near Price St. in East Naples. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA AIRLINES NEW LEAD-trxVOTOPS OC


THE SEARCH FOR THAT MISSING MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT PICKED UP STEAM THIS MORNING.

AUTHORITIES ARE CALLING IT THE MOST CREDIBLE LEAD YET.

DEBRIS SPOTTED IN THE SOUTHERN

INDIAN OCEAN.

PLANES AND SHIPS ARE NOW RACING TO THE AREA.

DAVID KERLEY BRINGS US THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA AIRLINES NEW LEAD-PKG


SCRIPT:

HERE THEY ARE. THE LATEST PICTURES OF POSSIBLE DEBRIS IN THE ROUGH WATERS

OF THE INDIAN OCEAN. A FRENCH SATELLITE SNAPPED THESE THREE DAYS AGO.

SOT:

Hishammuddin Hussein / Malaysian Transport Minister

It now seems to corroborate some form of objects and debris and if it is

confirmed to be MH370 at least then we can move on to the next phase of deep

sea surveillance

BUT WHILE THESE SATELLITES SEE SOMETHING. NONE OF THE SHIPS ON THE

WATER HAVE BEEN ABLE TO FIND ANY DEBRIS.

ON ONE OF THOSE SEARCH FLIGHTS TODAY ABC'S CLAYTON SANDELL.

SOT: We're now being sent to a new search area. It happens to be the same

region where satellites have spotted those large chunks of mysterious

floating debris but none of that has ever been found.

SEARCHERS ARE RACING AGAINST THE CLOCK. THE PINGERS ON THE BLACK BOXES.

.IS THEY ARE WORKING. HAVE ANOTHER 11 DAYS OF BATTERY LIFE AND THEN THE

TICKING SOUND WILL FADE.

WHILE THE U-S NAVY HAS FLOWN IN A SUMERSIBLE LISTENING EQUIPMENT. BUT

THIS TOWABLE BAT WING LIKE DEVICE WON'T BE ON THE WATER FOR DAYS.

LEADING OUR AVIATION CONSULTANT TO WONDER WHY SUBMARINES ARE NOT INVOLVED.

SOT:

GANYARD

19;57;24;00

they have computers on board, they have very sensitive listening

capabilities, they're designed to do these sorts of things.

THE U.S. NAVY SAYS IT NEEDS DEBRIS TO TRACK BACK TO A SMALLER LOCATION TO

LISTEN FOR THE PINGER.

SOT:

GANYARD

we've got to get more listening capability into the area because we're

racing against the clock, racing against that battery running out in those

pingers. Return to index of stories...


SECRET SERVICE AGENTS OBAMA TRIP-TRX-OC-VO-OC


NBC2 IS LEARNING ABOUT ANOTHER SCANDAL WITH THE SECRET SERVICE --

THREE AGENTS WERE SENT HOME FROM THE NETHERLANDS JUST BEFORE PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S ARRIVAL.

WE'RE TOLD ONE AGENT WAS FOUND PASSED OUT DRUNK IN THE HALLWAY OF AN AMSTERDAM HOTEL.

THE THREE AGENTS WERE BENCHED FOR QUOTE: "DISCIPLINARY REASONS."

THE SECRET SERVICE SAID THE INCIDENT DID NOT COMPROMISE THE PRESIDENT'S SECURITY.

THE WASHINGTON POST REPORTS ALL THREE WERE ON THE COUNTER ASSAULT TEAM, WHICH DEFENDS THE PRESIDENT IF HE COMES UNDER ATTACK, AND THAT ONE AGENT WAS A "TEAM LEADER." Return to index of stories...


ILLEGAL HOUSE PARTY-OC-SS-VO


HERE AT HOME.

A NAPLES MOTHER AND DAUGHTER ARE OUT ON BOND THIS MORNING.

CAROLYN WEINAND AND 18 YEAR OLD MARIEL WEINAND WERE ARRESTED FOR HOSTING AN ILLEGAL HOUSE PARTY.

IT STARTED AS A NOISE COMPLAINT AT THE WEINAND'S HOME ON STARBOARD ROAD.

AROUND MIDNIGHT MONDAY POLICE SAY THEY DISCOVERED MORE THAN 20 UNDERAGE KIDS INSIDE.

AND OFFICERS TELL US THEY DISCOVERED ALCOHOL AND MARIJUANA ON THE PROPERTY.

THE MOTHER CLAIMED SHE WAS OUT OF TOWN.

BUT THEY SAY THEY FOUND CAROLYN WEINAND HIDING IN A BEDROOM.

NBC-2 TALKED TO SOME SURPRISED NEIGHBORS. Return to index of stories...


ILLEGAL HOUSE PARTY-SOTVO


Barbara Bauman, neighbor

15:12:57-:00

What is she teaching them? It's inexcusable.

BUTT TO

15:13:31-:35

I'm shocked, I really am. I just would not expect that here.

BUTT TO

Bert Stockwood, neighbor

15:16:05-:12

The kids today they have so many problems with marijuana and everything else.

POLICE ALLOWED EVERYONE ELSE TO LEAVE WITH SOMEONE SOBER OR HAD THEIR PARENTS PICK THEM UP.

WEINAND TOLD DETECTIVES SHE THOUGHT SHE WAS KEEPING HER DAUGHTER AND FRIENDS SAFE.

SHE WAS GIVEN A 52 THOUSAND DOLLAR BOND.

MARIEL'S WAS FOR ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


HYATT ANNEX VOTE-OC VO


HAPPENING TODAY.

CITY LEADERS IN BONITA SPRINGS WILL MAKE A MAJOR DECISION ABOUT A SOUTH LEE COUNTY LANDMARK.

THE HYATT REGENCY COCONUT POINT RESORT WANTS TO LEAVE ESTERO AND BECOME PART OF BONITA SPRINGS.

IF THAT HAPPENES- IT MEANS AN EXTRA 18 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN TAX REVENUE FOR BONITA. Return to index of stories...


BOWMANS BEACH MEETING-VIDBOX


THE CITY OF SANIBEL WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU.

THE CITY IS RENOVATING TRAILS AND A PARK ALONG BOWMAN'S BEACH ROAD.

THERE WILL BE 2 PUBLIC MEETINGS TODAY -- FROM NOW TO NOON AND 4 TO 6 -- AT CITY HALL.

SOME OF THE PLANS INCLUDE EXTENDED PATHS, PICNIC AREAS AND TRAIL AMENITIES. Return to index of stories...


THUNDERBIRDS AIR SHOW-OC VO


THE U-S AIR FORCE THUNDERBIRDS ARE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO FLORIDA'S INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW THIS WEEKEND AT THE PUNTA GORDA AIRPORT.

IT STARTS AT 5 P-M ON FRIDAY AND CONTUNUES THROUGH THE WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


GMA IDAHO BASE JUMP-trxVOTOPS OC


NOW TO A TERRIFYING ACCIDENT OUT IN IDAHO - TWO DAREDEVIL BASE JUMPERS TAKING A NEARLY FIVE HUNDRED FOOT PLUNGE FROM A BRIDGE, AND THEIR PARACHUTES GET TANGLED UP.

AMAZINGLY, THEY SURVIVED.

GIO BENITEZ HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


GMA IDAHO BASE JUMP-PKG


SCRIPT:

THIS MORNING, DRAMATIC IMAGES AFTER A BASE JUMP GOES VERY WRONG

GRFX

22 YEAR OLD AUSTIN CAREY, AND 24 YEAR OLD JAY RAWE - SEEN HERE ON INSTAGRAM

AND FACEBOOK - MIRACULOUSLY SURVIVING A 486 FOOT FALL FROM IDAHO'S PERRINE

BRIDGE

POLICE SAY RAWE GOT ENTANGLED IN CAREY'S PARACHUTE - THE TWO YOUNG MEN

APPARENTLY PLUMMETING HITTING THE GROUND. RESCUE CREWS RUSHING TO HELP.

Lt. Daron Brown Twin Falls County Sherriff's Office they landed in kind of a

tooly, marshy area between the bank or the shoreline and the water

CAREY AIRLIFTED TO THE HOSPITAL MONDAY AFTERNOON. RAWE TAKEN THERE BY BOAT

AND GROUND. BOTH YOUNG MEN SUFFERING SERIOUS INJURIES.

POLICE SAY IT IS LEGAL FOR BASE JUMPERS TO USE THIS BRIDGE

BUT TAKE A LOOK AT THIS VIDEO TAKEN AT THE BRIDGE LAST MONTH.SHOWING JUST

HOW QUICKLY THINGS CAN GO WRONG. THESE TWO JUMPERS GET TANGLED UP ON THE WAY

DOWN.HELPLESSLY FIGHTING TO REGAIN CONTROL.

LUCKILY FOR THEM, THEY LANDED IN THE WATER.

Lt. Daron Brown Twin Falls County Sherriff's Office there is not a lot of

room for error. If the chute doesn't open, they are a little over 4 and a

half seconds from bridge to water.

BUT THRILL SEEKERS LIKE THIS TEND TO LIKE THOSE OFF LIMIT AND ILLEGAL SPOTS.

. WE SAW IT THIS WEEK

Nats WTC Video

.AS BASE JUMPERS RELEASED VIDEO THROWING THEMSELVES OFF ONE WORLD TRADE

CENTER IN NEW YORK LAST SEPTEMBER.

NOBODY WAS HURT THERE. BUT AT UTAH'S ZION NATIONAL PARK. THREE BASE

JUMPERS DIED IN THE LAST TWO MONTHS ALONE.

THE THIRD BODY RECOVERED JUST THIS TUESDAY. Return to index of stories...


NJ SNOWSTORM-VOTOPS


ANOTHER SNOWFALL BATTERS THE JERSEY SHORE

TAKE A LOOK AT THE VIDEO.

HOWLING WIND AND SNOW HIT HARD OVERNIGHT AND THIS MORNING.

CITY OFFICIALS ARE EXPECTING POWER OUTAGES.

A BLIZZARD WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON. Return to index of stories...


AZ DUST CLOUD-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

A WALL OF DUST, MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL ARIZONA TUESDAY.

WARNINGS FOR DUST STORMS WERE ACTIVE FOR MOST OF THE DAY, ALERTING DRIVERS TO WINDS OF UP TO 45 MILES AN HOUR, AND POOR VISIBILITY. Return to index of stories...


DOLL RECALL-trxOC VO


WE HAVE AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT TO TELL YOU ABOUT.

WAL MART IS RECALLING THESE DOLLS BECAUSE THEY CAN OVERHEAT, AND EVEN CAUSE BURNS.

ABOUT 174-THOUSAND ARE BEING RECALLED.

YOU CAN TAKE THEM BACK TO ANY WAL MART STORE FOR A FULL REFUND. Return to index of stories...


AMAZON E BOOK CREDIT-VOTOPS


"AMAZON DOT COM" IS BEGINNING TO LET ELIGIBLE CUSTOMERS KNOW IF THEY HAVE AN E-BOOK "CREDIT".

THIS COMES AFTER A LAWSUIT ALLEGING PRICE FIXING.

THE SUITS WERE SETTLED, AND THE REFUNDS ARE THE RESULT.

IF YOU HAVE ONE, YOU DON'T NEED TO DO ANYTHING.

AMAZON'S ALREADY APPLIED THE CREDIT TO YOUR ACCOUNT, AND IT WILL GO TOWARD YOUR NEXT E- OR PRINT BOOK PURCHASE.

THE CREDIT EXPIRES NEXT YEAR. Return to index of stories...


BITCOIN AND TAXES-VOTOPS


IF YOU OWN "BIT-COIN" OR ANY SIMILAR VIRTUAL CURRENCY.THE I-R-S IS REMINDING TAX-PAYERS THAT THEY'RE NOT TAX EXEMPT.

A RECENT COURT RULING MEANS THEY'RE SUBJECT TO THE SAME TAXES AS ASSETS LIKE STOCKS.

YOU CAN LOG ON TO "I-R-S DOT GOV" AND SEARCH "VIRTUAL CURRENCY" FOR MORE INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK VIRTUAL REALITY-VOTOPS


FACEBOOK TOOK THE TECH INDUSTRY BY SURPRISE YESTERDAY - ANNOUNCING THE 2-BILLION DOLLAR PURCHASE OF A COMPANY THAT MAKES VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSETS.

THE SOCIAL MEDIA GIANT SAID IT WILL BUY 'OCULUS', MAKERS OF A VIRTUAL REALITY GAMING HEADSET THAT RESPONDS TO YOUR HEAD MOVEMENTS.

FACEBOOK C-E-O MARK ZUCKEREBERG SAID IN A STATEMENT THE ACQUISITION GETS THEM "READY FOR THE PLATFORMS OF TOMORROW." Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK MOM SEARCH-OC VO


THE PENNSYLVANIA WOMAN DUBBED THE BURGER KING BABY HAS BEEN REUNITED WITH HER BIOLOGICAL MOTHER.

TWENTY SEVEN YEAR-OLD KATHERYN DEPRILL OF ALLENTOWN, WAS LEFT IN A BURGER KING BATHROOM JUST HOURS AFTER SHE WAS BORN.

ON MARCH 2ND, SHE POSTED A MESSAGE AND PICTURE ON FACEBOOK, ASKING PEOPLE TO HELP HER FIND HER BIRTH MOM.

AFTER THE POST WAS SHARED MORE THAN 30-THOUSAND TIMES AND NATIONAL MEDIA ATTENTION, DEPRILL'S MOM CAME FORWARD.

ON MONDAY THE TWO MET FOR THE FIRST TIME. Return to index of stories...


FIRST LADY PANDAS-OC VO


FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA WRAPPED UP HER TRIP TO CHINA BY VISITING A GIANT PANDA RESEARCH BASE.

MRS. OBAMA, HER DAUGHTERS SASHA AND MALIA AND HER MOTHER TOOK THE TOUR THIS MORNING.

THEN -- THE FIRST LADY AND HER FAMILY ATE LUNCH AT A LOCAL TIBETAN RESTAURANT.

THEY'RE NOW ON THEIR WAY BACK HOME. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-1SHOT


YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS STORY.

A GROUP OF YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN IN BOCA RATON LAND A BIG ONE - FISHING ON THE COASTLINE.

AMAZING FOOTAGE AND THEIR STORY, NEXT. Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A) HAMMERHEAD CATCH-VOWIPE


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WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BOCA HAMMERHEAD CATCH-trxVO IN PLASMA


SOME YOUNG FISHERMEN FROM BOCA RATON ARE GETTING NATIONAL ATTENTION FOR CATCHING A 14-FOOT HAMMERHEAD SHARK.

IT WAS ALL CAUGHT ON CAMERA --

JUAN DIAS-GRANADOS REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


BOCA HAMMERHEAD CATCH-PKG


VIKTOR HLUBEN AND HIS FRIENDS WENT ON A SHARK FISHING EXPEDITION LAST WEEK.

"I love sharks, they're the appex predator of the sea there's nothing like fighting them."

BUT WHAT THE GROUP ENDING UP REELING IN. WAS NOT SO NORMAL.

"You know its big when your strapped with 35 pounds of drag and your leaning back all the way in a harness."

VIDEO SHOT BY THE GROUP SHOWS HLUBEN AND HIS FRIENDS REELING IN A HAMMERHEAD SHARK AT A BROWARD COUNTY BEACH.

THE EXACT LOCATION UNKNOWN---SINCE HLUBEN DOESN'T WANT TO GIVE UP HIS SPECIAL FISHING SPOT.

AND A HALF AND HOUR LATER HLUBEN, WAS FINALLY ABLE TO PULL IN THE SHARK.

NO PRECISE MEASUREMENT - THEY DIDN'T HAVE A SCALE.

"You see that fin, it looks like a sickle, it looks like the grim reaper coming at you, its amazing."

HLUBEN AND HIS FRIENDS QUICKLY PULLED THE SHARK TO THE SHORE FOR A QUICK PHOTO-OP.

"It's almost like a blur, almost had to watch it to believe that it happened, everyone was going crazy, screaming, you can hear me in the video screaming."

"It was breathtaking, I've never seen anything like that before"

AND SECONDS AFTER THE GROUP TOOK A COUPLE OF PICTURES AND VIDEO, IT WAS TIME TO RELEASE THE SHARK.

THE LINE IS CUT, THE SHARK IS TURNED CAREFULLY, AND IT ULTIMATELY IT SWIMS AWAY.

"The only thing running through our heads was get the fish back in the water"

HAMMERHEADS ARE COMMON ALONG THE FLORIDA COAST. THEY CAN GROW UP TO 19 FEET LONG, BUT ARE NOT AS AGGRESSIVE AS TIGER AND BULL SHARKS.

EITHER WAY, VIKTOR HLUBEN IS ALREADY THINKING ABOUT HIS NEXT CATCH.

"Next goal is bigger, better, there's no stopping." Return to index of stories...


WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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

SUNNY, BREEZY AND COOL TODAY

Now that the cold front is past Southwest Florida, the cool, breezy weather is here. We'll see lots of sunshine today, but afternoon highs will only warm into the lower 70s. Winds from the northeast will be around 10 - 15 mph with gusts near 20 - 25 mph.

Into tonight, we'll start to see a few clouds coming back into the forecast. Overnight lows will still be well below average as we drop into the lower 50s with some upper 40s in inland cold spots. Through the next few days, cloud cover, temperatures, and humidity will all be on the increase. Highs will be back into the lower 80s by Friday. We could see a few showers Friday with more scattered showers on the way for the weekend. Return to index of stories...


HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-ON CAM


A GRAMMY-WINNER HAS BEEN GRANTED A RESTRAINING ORDER AND A CELEBRITY PAIR IS MAKING A "CONSCIOUS UNCOUPLING".

CALANDRA CORDER HAS THOSE STORIES AND MORE IN TODAY'S HOLLYWOOD MINUTE. Return to index of stories...


HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-PKG


REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS--

A JUDGE HAS GIVEN TAYLOR SWIFT AN EXTENSION ON A RESTRAINING ORDER!

THE STAR MADE THE FILING EARLIER THIS MONTH, AFTER A MAN THREATENED HER ONLINE AND WENT TO HER HOUSE.

THE ORDER COVERS HER FAMILY, HER HOMES, AND PLACES SHE WORKS IN BOTH L-A AND NASHVILLE.

THE EXTENSION LASTS UNTIL 2017.

GWYNETH PALTROW AND CHRIS MARTIN ARE CALLING IT QUITS.

THE PAIR ANNOUNCED THE SPLIT ON PALTROW'S WEBSITE, GOOP.COM, SAYING, "IT IS WITH HEARTS FULL OF SADNESS THAT WE HAVE DECIDED TO SEPARATE."

THE ACTRESS AND LEAD VOCALIST OF THE BAND COLDPLAY WERE MARRIED IN 2003.

THEY HAVE TWO CHILDREN TOGETHER, APPLE AND MOSES.

AMERICAN HORROR STORY FANS CAN START FREAKING OUT -- SEASON FOUR HAS A TITLE!

CREATOR RYAN MURPHY TWEETED THE NEWS WITH A PICTURE READING "FREAK SHOW."

MANY OF THE SHOW'S RECURRING CAST HAVE ALREADY SIGNED ON FOR THE NEW SEASON.

IT'S SET TO PREMIERE ON F-X IN THE FALL.

FOR HOLLYWOOD MINUTE, I'M CALANDRA CORDER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-1SHOT


AHEAD AT ELEVEN - A LITTLE GIRL'S SHOW OF SUPPORT.

.GETS HER SUSPENDED FROM SCHOOL!

NOW, A COMMUNITY AND PEOPLE ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE OUTRAGED.

THAT STORY WHEN WE COME BACK. Return to index of stories...


TZ5 A) SHAVED HEAD SUSPENDED-VO


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IRS SCAM( BACKUP )-ONCAM


THE GOVERNMENT'S WARNING TAXPAYERS ABOUT A HUGE PHONE SCAM.

THE FEDS SAY THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE RECEIVING CALLS FROM INDIVIDUALS CLAIMING TO BE FROM THE I-R-S. DEMANDING MONEY.

CHRIS COFFEY HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


IRS SCAM( BACKUP )-PKG


THE VOICE ON THE OTHER END CLAIMS THERE ARE CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST YOU.

"we are calling from the tax crime investigation unit."

IN SOME CASES THE CALLER I-D LOOKS LIKE IT'S FROM THE IRS.

AND THE CALLER MAY KNOW THE LAST FOUR DIGITS OF YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER.

A SUBURBAN CHICAGO VIEWER WAS SUSPICIOUS. SO HE RECORDED THE CALLER.

"there is a notice issued on your name and there are serious allegations pressed against your name."

THE TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL SAYS IT'S THE LARGEST PHONE SCAM OF ITS KIND.

CALLERS WHO CLAIM TO BE FROM THE IRS ARE TELLING INTENDED VICTIMS THEY OWE TAXES AND MUST PAY USING A PRE-PAID CARD.

SCAMMERS SAY UNLESS PAYMENT IS MADE IMMEDIATELY IT COULD MEAN LOSING A DRIVERS LICENSE, A BUSINESS, OR BEING DEPORTED.

SO FAR THOUSANDS OF VICTIMS HAVE COLLECTIVELY PAID MORE THAN ONE MILLION DOLLARS TO WHOEVER'S BEHIND THE SCAM.

"As soon as someone pretending to be IRS will tell you that you owe money and if you don't pay you're gonna be arrested, that's a clear sign that that is not the IRS who is on the phone."

ACCORDING TO THE GOVERNMENT. THE SCAMMER MAY EVEN CALL A SECOND TIME.CLAIMING TO BE POLICE AND THE CALLER ID SUPPORTS THEIR CLAIM. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM


CHRNIC PAIN IS A MAJOR PROBLEM FOR MANY PEOPLE --

NOW A NEW LINE OF TREATMENT IS GIVING THEM AN ALTERNATIVE TO NARCOTICS --

AMY OSHIER REPORTS IN TODAYS HEALTH MATTERS. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


PKG:

WHEN IT COMES TO SUSTAINED, SEVERE PAIN- MOST PEOPLE WILL TRY

ALMOST ANYTHING FOR SOME MUCH NEEDED RELIEF. NOW THERE IS A

HIGH TECH ALTERNATIVE, PERFORMED IN MINUTES, THAT MAY BE A GAME-

CHANGER.

DR. MARK FARMER/ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

RUNS:

3:26 I had a lot of skepticism - a lot of the new stuff that comes out it's difficult to believe

in. 4:39 But it's kind of exceeded what I would expect it to do.

ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON MARK FARMER IS NOW ONBOARD WITH USING A MEDICAL

LASER TO SWIPE AWAY PAIN, STIFFNESS AND INFLAMMATION.

DR. MARK FARMER/ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

RUNS:

:43: We've used it for treating a lot of inflammatory conditions. So people come in with

tendonitis or inflammation in their Achilles tendons or acute injuries to their back, we've

had really good success rates with that. Tennis elbow. 6:27: There are some studies that

seem to suggest we can decrease the pain of neuropathies, which is a remarkable thing.

CHRONIC ARTHRITIS IN HIS KNEE AND SEVERAL FAILED SURGERIES LEFT STEVE

PETERS IN A VIRTUAL STANDSTILL.

STEVE PETERS/UNDERWENT LASER THERAPY

RUNS:

1:12: I've gained 50 pounds for one thing because I can't walk.

SO HE WENT THE ALTERNATIVE ROUTE, HOPING TO AVOID ANOTHER OPERATION. THIS

CLASS 4, ROBOTIC LASER IS PROGRAMMED TO TARGET PAIN- AS IT PASSES REPEATEDLY

ACROSS THE AREA, IT SERVES AS AN ANALGESIC. STEVE BECAME A BELIEVER.

STEVE PETERS/UNDERWENT LASER THERAPY

RUNS:

3:29 I said I hate to admit this but I don't have any pain, it's wonderful.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

Each treatment takes under 10 minutes, some people require several rounds. The

FDA approved laser use for therapy, allowing its use as an alternative to pain meds,

injections and surgery.

DR. FARMER & AMY

RUNS:

12:35 It's one of those things that gives us some additional type ways to treat patients

and certainly the until results we're getting are extremely good.

FOR MANY IT IS WORTH A TRY- IF IT DOESN'T ALLEVIATE SYMPTOMS

ALTOGETHER PATIENTS GENERALLY REPORT A SIGNIFICANT DECREASE IN

PAIN, WHICH MAY INCREASE THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE. FOR LEE MEMORIAL

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


SHAVED HEAD SUSPENDED-trxONCAM


NEW OUTRAGE TODAY OVER A COLORADO NINE-YEAR-OLD, WHO SHAVED HER HEAD AS AN ACT OF

SUPPORT FOR A FRIEND WHO IS BATTLING CANCER.

HER SCHOOL'S REACTION WAS TO BAN HER FROM THE CLASSROOM FOR VIOLATING THE DRESS CODE.

CECILIA VEGA REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


SHAVED HEAD SUSPENDED-PKG


SCRIPT:

THEY ARE BEST FRIENDS WHO DO EVERYTHING TOGETHER

AND WHEN 11-YEAR-OLD DELANEY CLEMENTS LOST ALL HER HAIR IN HER FIGHT AGAINST

CANCER.

SOT

KAMRYN RENFRO DECIDED TO SHAVE HERS OFF TOO

SOT

BUT THIS LITTLE GIRL PAID A BIG PRICE FOR HER BOLD MOVE.

SOT

KAMRYN'S COLORADO SCHOOL HAS A DRESS CODE IN PLACE THAT SAYS "SHAVED HEADS

ARE NOT PERMITTED" IN ORDER TO CUT DOWN ON DISTRACTIONS AND TO PROMOTE "

SAFETY" AND "UNIFORMITY"

MOM SOT - REAX

KAMRYN'S MOM MADE HER CASE ON FACEBOOK. IGNITING A FIRESTORM OF ANGER AT

THE SCHOOL

WITH COMMENTS LIKE: "THAT IS ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING." "THEY SHOULD BE ASHAMED

." AND "WHAT AN AMAZING FRIEND, WHAT A SELFISH SCHOOL

BUT THIS MORNING, KAMRYN IS BACK IN HER SCHOOL UNIFORM AND HEADED TO CLASS.

. BALD HEAD AND ALL.

THE SCHOOL'S BOARD HOLDING A SPECIAL MEETING OVERNIGHT. VOTING TO MAKE AN

EXCEPTION IN THIS CASE. EVEN APOLOGIZING, SAYING IN A STATEMENT "

COMPASSION AND SELFLESS ACTS OF COURAGE ARE TO BE COMMENDED AND ENCOURAGED."

SOT

A LESSON THAT SOME RULES ARE MEANT TO BE BROKEN. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO NOON TEASE-2-SHOT DESK


THANKS FOR JOINING US.

NBC 2 NEWS AT NOON IS NEXT!

A LOT TO COVER.

WATER PROBLEMS ON THE BEACH.

A LEE COUNTY MURDER TRIAL.

AND A BIG DAY FOR SPRING TRAINING.

THE NEWS AT NOON, COMING UP NEXT Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-2-SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...