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ANCHOR SUPERS MULCH FIRE-VO
DIRECTORS PAGE MULCH FIRE-LIVE
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER
GOOD MORNING-2SH VO ANIBOX TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
MULCH FIRE-TRX-SS-FLY TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
MULCH FIRE-LIVE DESOTO DEATH INVESTIGATION-TRXOC
MULCH FIRE-VO ROAD RAGE-VO IN PLASMA
MULCH FIRE-SOTVO TOSS TO NICK-OC-TRX
MULCH FIRE-LIVE SCHOOL CHOICE-TCMON
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX SCHOOL CHOICE-VO
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER SCHOOL CHOICE-SOT
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP SCHOOL CHOICE-TCMON
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC FL GATORS NCAA-2SH-VO
DESOTO DEATH INVESTIGATION-TRX-OTS FL GATORS NCAA-SOT-2SHOT
WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-TRX-VO IN PLASMA AIR SHOW-TRX-LIVE & MAP ANIBOX
MISSING PLANE LATEST-TRX-OC-VO AIR SHOW-REMLIVE
PISTORIUS TRIAL DELAYED-TRX-OC-VO AIR SHOW-VO-ANIBOX
PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-OC-VO AIR SHOW-SOTVO
CAPE DRUG BUST-TRX-SS-VO AIR SHOW-REMLIVE
AIR SHOW-TRX-2SH-SS-FLY QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO
AIR SHOW-REMLIVE FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
AIR SHOW-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
AIR SHOW-SOTVO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
AIR SHOW-REMLIVE 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP SEA TURTLE NAME-VO IN PLASMA
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL COLLIER EXPANDING I75-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP NFM ATT BURGLARIES-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI NFM ATT BURGLARIES-SOTVO
STAY ALIVE ON I75-2SH AT TC-SS-2SH AT TC EDISON NEW NAME-OC-VO
NAPLES PATIENT LEAVES HOSPITAL-VO IN PLASMA AMERICAN FLAGS-OC-VO
NAPLES PATIENT LEAVES HOSPITAL-SOTVO, IN PLASMA AUTISM STUDY-TRX-OTS
DUSTIN JAYE VERDICT-OC-VO SUPERMARKET RANKINGS-TRX-SS
ACCIDENT VICTIM DIES-OTS TERRIBLE JEOPARDY RESPONSE-OC-SOTVO
BONITA ROBBERY-TRX-VO WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX
WIFE PUSHES HUSBAND-OC-VO-SS COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
LEE ELEX UPGRADES-OC-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
DOG FIRE-OC-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
DOG FIRE-SOTVO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP NICK AND KRISTA EVENT-TRX-SS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
FLORIDA SPEED LIMITS-OC-VO TS DESOTO DEATH INVESTIGATION-ONCAM
MAN GOES NUTS OKLAHOMA STORM-TRX-SOTVO-WIPE TS MULCH FIRE-SSTOPS-VO
MCKINNEY TEXAS SUPERCELL-VOTOPS TS FL GATORS ELITE 8-VOTOPS
tease mulch fire-TRX-LIVELOOK, VO BACKUP TS SCHOOL CHOICE-VOTOPS-BNR
tease air show-TRX-LIVELOOK, VO BACKUP TS DUSTIN JAYE VERDICT-VOTOPS-SS (2)
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-VOTOPS
HL1) MULCH FIRE-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP TS BONITA ROBBERY-VOTOPS
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI TS DOG FIRE-VOTOPS
HL3) AIR SHOW-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP TS LEE ELEX UPGRADES-VOTOPS
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS TS AIR SHOW-VOTOPS
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
MULCH FIRE-TRX-SS-FLY FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
MULCH FIRE-LIVE GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


NEW OVERNIGHT

Mulch Fire

DEVELOPING NOW

Death Toll Announcement

NEW RIGHT NOW

SWFL Int'l Air Show

DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

A SMOLDERING MULCH FIRE COULD BE AFFECTING THE AIR YOU BREATHE IN COLLIER COUNTY.

15:47:14-:19

If they can still even feel the side effects of the smoke, that means it's around, so it's better to actually just keep the house closed up

NBC-2 IS LIVE ON SCENE WITH HOW LONG THIS COULD LAST.

AND, ALL NEW RIGHT ON THE DEADLY MUDSLIDE IN WASHINGTON STATE---

NOT THE NEWS ANYONE WANTS TO HEAR.

OFFICIALS ARE WARNING THE COMMUNITY OF A HIGHER DEATH TOLL AS YOU WAKE UP.

THE LATEST FROM THE GRIM SEARCH SCENE OVERNIGHT.

PLUS,

THE ROAR!

THE SPEED!

THE ACTION!

nats of jets

NBC-2 IS LIVE TO SHOW YOU WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE WORLD FAMOUS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW!

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-2SH VO ANIBOX


A SMOLDERING MULCH FIRE IN COLLIER COUNTY.

IT'S OUR TOP STORY ON THIS FRIDAY BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

RIGHT NOW PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW THIS COULD CONTINUE TO SMOLDER FOR SEVERAL DAYS, CAUSING BREATHING PROBLEMS FOR MANY PEOPLE. Return to index of stories...


MULCH FIRE-TRX-SS-FLY


NBC-2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS IS LIVE ON SCENE IN COLLIER COUNTY ALONG IMMOKALEE ROAD. THE FIRE STARTED AT JONES MINING.

SHE'S GIVING US THE LATEST ON CONDITIONS RIGHT NOW, CHRISTY? Return to index of stories...


MULCH FIRE-LIVE


TRAFFIC IS PICKING UP OUT HERE

PEOPLE WAKING UP AND GOING TO WORK--

BUT IF YOU LIVE ANYWHERE AROUND HERE YOU ARE WAKING UP TO THE SMELL OF SMOKE

---TAKE MAST CAM---

OUR MAST CAM CAN SHOW YOU THAT SMOKE IS DYING DOWN THIS MORNING

BUT IT IS STILL BLOWING THROUGHOUT THE AREA --AND HEALTH OFFICIALS WARN IT CAN MAKE YOU VERY SICK. Return to index of stories...


MULCH FIRE-VO


NEW VIDEO OF A MULCH FIRE, CAUSING A LOT OF HEADACHES IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THIS IS VIDEO, TAKEN OVERNIGHT.

FIREFIGHTERS EXPLAIN THE MULCH AT JONES MINING SELF-COMBUSTED, SPARKING THE FIRE.

AT ONE POINT THE FLAMES SPREAD TO THE SIZE OF A FOOTBALL FIELD.

THE COLLIER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WARNS - ALL THAT SMOKE CAN LEAVE PEOPLE WITH SORE THROATS, RUNNY NOSES, EVEN ITCHY EYES.

RIGHT NOW THE FIRE'S STILL SMOLDERING - NO ESTIMATED TIME TABLE, WHEN IT COULD BE FULLY OUT. Return to index of stories...


MULCH FIRE-SOTVO


DEB MILLSAP

COLLIER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

15:45:14-:21

If people have some severe symptoms like shortness of breath of chest pain we highly recommend they call their doctor.

OTHER MINOR SYMPTOMS YOU MIGHT START TO NOTICE FROM THAT SMOKE ARE SORE THROAT, RUNNY NOSE AND ITCHY EYES.

TO AVOID IT- IT IS BEST TO CLOSE YOUR WINDOWS AND DOORS UNTIL THIS ALL BURNS OUT.

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MULCH FIRE-LIVE


SOME GOOD NEWS THIS MORNING--

HALEY IS FORECASTING SOME RAIN.

THAT COULD HELP GET THIS SMOKE OUT.

ALSO THIS MORNING YOU WILL NOTICE IT IS A LITTLE WARMER OUT THAN YESTERDAY-- SO IT SHOULD BE EASIER TO KEEP THE HOUSE CLOSED UP.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO KEEP YOU UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE MORNING WITH ANY NEW DEVELOPMENTS.

LIVE IN CC CA 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 METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING MORE CLOUDS TODAY, SOME RAIN LATER, AND YOUR WEEKEND AHEAD. 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...


DESOTO DEATH INVESTIGATION-TRX-OTS


BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

THE DESOTO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CONFIRMS THERE IS A DEATH INVESTIGATION HAPPENING RIGHT NOW IN ARCADIA.

BUT WOULD NOT CONFIRM ANY OTHER DETAILS FOR US.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAID THEY'D RELEASE MORE INFORMATION LATER THIS MORNING.

AGAIN THERE IS A DEATH INVESTIGATION UNFOLDING NOW IN ARCADIA.

AS SOON AS WE GET MORE, WE'LL LET YOU KNOW. Return to index of stories...


WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-TRX-VO IN PLASMA


OVERNIGHT WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING RESCUERS HAVE BEEN PUSHING ON, THROUGH RAIN AND EXHAUSTION,

SEARCHING FOR MORE BODIES AND PERHAPS A MIRACLE IN THE PILE OF MUD IN WASHINGTON STATE.

OFFICIALS WARN THAT THEY WILL ANNOUNCE A LARGER DEATH TOLL DURING A NEWS CONFERENCE LATER THIS MORNING.

AT LEAST 26 PEOPLE ARE KNOWN TO HAVE BEEN KILLED IN SATURDAY'S MUDSLIDE.

NINE OF THOSE BODIES HAVE BEEN LOCATED BUT NOT RECOVERED.

THE BODY A FOUR MONTH OLD BABY WAS FOUND YESTERDAY. WHILE THE LIST OF THOSE UNACCOUNTED FOR STILL TOTALS 90.

AT THIS POINT, DIGGING IS THE ONLY METHOD BEING USED TO NARROW THE LIST OF THE MISSING. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE LATEST-TRX-OC-VO


NOW THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS OVERNIGHT ON THE MISSING MALAYSIAN PLANE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE EFFORT TO DATE HAS NOT BEEN A WASTE OF TIME, BUT THEY ARE SHIFTING THE FOCUS OF THE SEARCH. NEARLY 700 MILES TO THE NORTHEAST.

THE DECISION IS BASED ON A NEW ANALYSIS OF RADAR DATA THAT SUGGESTS THE PLANE FLEW FASTER THAN THOUGHT AND USED UP MORE FUEL BEFORE GOING DOWN IN THE INDIAN OCEAN.

THE SEARCH AREA REMAINS LARGE: ABOUT 123-THOUSAND SQUARE MILES. Return to index of stories...


PISTORIUS TRIAL DELAYED-TRX-OC-VO


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

OSCAR PISTORIUS WAS SUPPOSED TO TAKE THE STAND TODAY IN HIS OWN DEFENSE.

BUT ABOUT 4:00 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING, THE JUDGE DELAYED PROCEEDINGS UNTIL APRIL 7TH.

THE JUDGE SAID THAT A LEGAL EXPERT HELPING WITH THE CASE WAS UN-WELL AND THAT'S WHY THE TRIAL WAS DELAYED.

PISTORIUS KILLED HIS GIRLFRIEND LAST YEAR.

HE SAYS HE SHOT REEVA STEENKAMP BY ACCIDENT, MISTAKING HER FOR AN INTRUDER IN HIS HOME.

PROSECUTORS SAY HE KILLED HER AFTER AN ARGUMENT. Return to index of stories...


PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-OC-VO


NOW AN UPDATE ON THAT PEPPER SPRAYING INCIDENT AT A FORT MEYRS SCHOOL.

WE'VE LEARNED A STUDENT WILL NOT FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES FOR TAKING PEPPER SPRAY TO SIX MILE CHARTER ACADEMY.

THE SCHOOL WAS EVACUATED TWO DAYS AGO.

DEPUTIES REPORT THREE CHILDREN ENDED UP IN THE HOSPITAL- AND SEVEN MORE WERE TREATED ON SCENE.

THE SCHOOL IS STAYING TIGHT-LIPPED ABOUT WHAT MOTIVATED THE STUDENT TO USE THE PEPPER SPRAY.

SOME CLASSMATES TOLD US THE STUDENT DID IT BECAUSE OF BULLYING.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS SIX MILE CHARTER ACADEMY CHOSE NOT TO PRESS CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DRUG BUST-TRX-SS-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT.

CAPE CORAL POLICE SAY THEY BUSTED A DRUG DEALER IN CAPE CORAL.

THE POLICE DEPARTMENT ARRESTED THIS MAN JOSHUA TRIPP.

THE BUST HAPPENED ON SOUTHEAST 8TH STREET.

THEY SAY TRIPP WAS BECOMING A NEIGHBORHOOD NUISANCE AND THEY'VE BEEN RECEIVING A LOT OF COMPLAINTS ABOUT HIM.

CHARGES INCLUDE POSSESSING A WEAPON. Return to index of stories...


AIR SHOW-TRX-2SH-SS-FLY


THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW IS ABOUT TO GET UNDERWAY!

THE F16 FIGHTER JETS ARE ALREADY AT THE PUNTA GORDA AIRPORT--- ALONG WITH DOZENS OF OTHER PLANES DATING BACK TO 1918.

BUT WITH CLOUDY WEATHER IN THE FORECAST, NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY IS THERE LIVE WITH HOW BAD THE WEATHER HAS TO BE FOR THE PLANES TO BE GROUNDED. Return to index of stories...


AIR SHOW-REMLIVE


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AIR SHOW-VO


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AIR SHOW-SOTVO


45:18 4518 most of them do go up in the rain. the f16 thunderbirds do not fly in the rain. so we schedule the show and we will change the performance times based on the weather.

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AIR SHOW-REMLIVE


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QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


FROM FLORIDA. TO MICHIGAN!

WE HAVE A HUGE NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT WITH NICK BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

PLUS, A MAN ACCUSED OF SETTING HIS OWN DOG ON FIRE, NOW WANTS HER BACK. 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

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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI


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...


STAY ALIVE ON I75-2SH AT TC-SS-2SH AT TC


NOW WE HAVE A SPECIAL TRAFFIC ALERT FOR YOU THIS MORNING. IT'S CALLED STAY ALIVE ON I-75.

IT'S A MULTI-STATE, MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL, HIGHLY VISIBLE TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVE.

AND IT STARTS THIS WEEKEND.

IT SPANS THE INTERSTATE 75 CORRIDOR. FROM FLORIDA TO MICHIGAN, ALONG THE ENTIRE 1-THOUSAND 7-HUNDRED 86 MILE STRETCH.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL LEADS THE EFFORT TO DECREASE TRAFFIC DEATHS AND INCREASE TRAFFIC AWARENESS.

IT INVOLVES FHP, GEORGIA STATE POLICE, TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL, KENTUCKY, OHIO AND MICHIGAN STATE POLICE.

AND A HEADS UP, THE I-75 CHALLENGE WILL HAPPEN AGAIN DURING WEEKENDS IN JUNE, SEPTEMBER AND DECEMBER. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES PATIENT LEAVES HOSPITAL-VO IN PLASMA


PEOPLE ARE STILL TALKING ABOUT THIS, THIS MORNING.

A BIZARRE SCENE ALONG NAPLES BEACH.

A MAN WHO WAS STAYING AT NAPLES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL LEAD POLICE ON A CHASE RIGHT INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO.

N-B-C-2 CAMERAS WERE THERE AS OFFICERS PULLED THE MAN ONTO A BOAT AND BROUGHT HIM BACK TO DRY LAND.

THE PATIENT, WEARING ONLY HIS GOWN, WAS MORE THAN 100 YARDS IN THE GULF BEFORE POLICE PULLED UP ON THEIR BOAT - AND HE WILLINGLY "GAVE UP."

ALL OF THIS - WHILE FAMILIES WERE WATCHING. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES PATIENT LEAVES HOSPITAL-SOTVO, IN PLASMA


"All of a sudden, I just saw this guy in a hospital gown, holding a towel around his waist, he had bandages around his arms and a hospital band. I'm a nurse, so immediately I was like there's something wrong with this picture."

POLICE SAY THE PATIENT IS AN INVOLUNTARY ADMISSION.

THEY ALSO SAY HE'S A POTENTIAL DANGER TO HIMSELF AND OTHERS.

WE'VE LEARNED HE WILL NOT FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE VERDICT-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE.

DUSTIN JAYE WILL SPEND LIFE IN PRISON FOR MURDER.

IT TOOK A LEE COUNTY JURY LESS THAN THREE HOURS TO FIND HIM GUILTY THURSDAY.

THAT JURY CONVICTED DUSTIN JAYE OF MURDERING DEBBIE STRIANO INSIDE HER 3 OAKS HOME, BACK IN 2012.

THE JURY ALSO FOUND HIM GUILTY OF BURGLARY AND ANIMAL CRUELTY.

JAYE SHOWED NO EMOTION, WHEN THE VERDICT WAS READ.

THE FIRST DEGREE MURDER CONVICTION CARRIES AN AUTOMATIC LIFE SENTENCE. Return to index of stories...


ACCIDENT VICTIM DIES-OTS


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

WE LEARNED A NORTH FORT MYERS MAN HAS DIED FROM INJURIES IN A RECENT CAR CRASH.

DEPUTIES SAY MICHAEL MOORE DIED FROM A CRASH ON HANCOCK BRIDGE PARKWAY AND BEAU DRIVE LAST WEEK.

INVESTIGATORS SAY LISA JOLLY OF BOKEELIA PULLED OUT IN FRONT OF MOORE -- GOING STRAIGHT THROUGH A TURN ONLY LANE.

JOLLY HAS BEEN CITED -

NOW THAT MOORE HAS DIED, MORE CHARGES COULD COME. Return to index of stories...


BONITA ROBBERY-TRX-VO


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

NEW SURVEILLANCE VIDEO JUST INTO THE N-B-C-2 NEWSROOM OF AN ARMED ROBBERY IN BONITA SPRINGS.

TAKE A LOOK.

POLICE NEED YOUR HELP IDENTIFYING THIS WOMAN.

THE ROBBERY HAPPENED JUST BEFORE FOUR THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE LA FIESTA CONVENIENCE STORE ON ROSEMARY DRIVE.

THE GUN-TOTING WOMAN GOT AWAY WITH SOME CASH AND TOOK OFF.

CRIMESTOPPERS IS OFFERING A REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO HER CONVICTION. Return to index of stories...


WIFE PUSHES HUSBAND-OC-VO-SS


THIS MORNING IT IS UNCLEAR IF A WOMAN SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS FOR PUSHING HER HUSBAND OFF A CLIFF, WILL APPEAL.

A JURY CONVICTED 22 YEAR OLD JORDAN GRAHAM OF SHOVING HER HUSBAND, 25 YEAR OLD CODY JOHNSON OFF THE SIDE OFF A POPULAR HIKING CLIFF IN GLACIER NATIONAL PARK.

GRAHAM HAD SAID THAT SHE AND HER HUSBAND WERE HAVING AN ARGUMENT, AND SHE PUSHED HIM IN ANGER.

SHE SAID SHE NEVER MEANT TO KILL HIM.

IT HAPPENED 8 DAYS AFTER THE TWO GOT MARRIED. Return to index of stories...


LEE ELEX UPGRADES-OC-VO


SAY GOODBYE TO PAPER,

AND HELLO TO TECHNOLOGY.

LEE COUNTY'S SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS IS ASKING FOR MONEY TO UPGRADE THE VOTING PROCESS.

REMEMBER THE LONG LINES AND WAITS FOR THE NOVEMBER 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION?

THAT WAS THE SAME YEAR THAT SUPERVISOR SHARON HARRINGTON GAVE BACK MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS OF EXCESS BUDGET FUNDS.

NOW SHE'S ASKING COMMISSIONERS FOR MONEY BACK.

IT WILL GO TO 100 NEW BALLOT SCANNERS, 785 IPADS AND INTERNET ROUTERS.

THE TOTAL COST IS ESTIMATED AT $1.3 MILLION.

IF APPROVED BY COMMISSIONERS ON TUESDAY THE UPGRADES WILL BE READY TO GO FOR THE AUGUST PRIMARIES. Return to index of stories...


DOG FIRE-OC-VO


THE MAN ACCUSED OF LIGHTING HIS OWN DOG ON FIRE SAYS - HE'D LIKE TO HAVE HER BACK.

AMIMAL LOVERS RESCUED "HOPE" FROM THIS ARCADIA HOME LAST THURSDAY.

ONE NEIGHBOR TELLS US HER CHILDREN SAW THE DOG'S OWNER POUR GASOLINE ON THE DOG AND LIGHT HER ON FIRE.

BUT FRIENDS OF THAT MAN SAY HE HAS ALZHEIMER'S AND WOULD NEVER DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS. Return to index of stories...


DOG FIRE-SOTVO


01:11:44 for him to be the type of person he is. I don't feel like he should be getting blamed for this and I truly don't feel like he did that. 1:11:51

THE ARCADIA POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE INVESTIGATION IS STILL OPEN.

DETECTIVES ARE WORKING WITH STATE AGENCIES TO DETERMINE WHAT CHARGES APPLY TO THIS CASE.

MEANWHILE "HOPE" IS GETTING NEW GROUNDBREAKING LASER TREATMENT IN TAMPA AND IS DOING MUCH BETTER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO


NEW THIS MORNING BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR AND HOP IN YOUR CAR ---

LONG COMMUTES IN FLORIDA COULD BE SOON TAKE LESS TIME.

WE'LL EXPLAIN.

PLUS, MUST-SEE VIDEO DURING A STORM IN OKLAHOMA. COMPLETE WITH OVER-THE-TOP COMMENTARY. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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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...


FLORIDA SPEED LIMITS-OC-VO


LONG COMMUTES IN FLORIDA COULD BE SOON TAKE LESS TIME.

A BILL TO RAISE THE SPEED LIMIT TO 75 MILES PER HOUR ALONG SOME RURAL STRETCHES OF FLORIDA INTERSTATES IS READY FOR A FLOOR VOTE IN THE SENATE.

SUPPORTERS SAY BOTH ROADS AND CARS HAVE IMPROVED OVER THE PAST TWENTY YEARS.

PLUS, MANY PEOPLE DO NOT PAY ATTENTION TO THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT ANYWAY.

OPPONENTS SAY IF THE SPEED LIMIT GOES UP, THOSE WITH A LEAD FOOT WILL JUST DRIVE EVEN FASTER.

THE CURRENT LEGAL TOP-END SPEED LIMIT IN THE SUNSHINE STATE IS 70 MILES PER HOUR.

THAT LAW HAS BEEN IN PLACE SINCE 1996. Return to index of stories...


MAN GOES NUTS OKLAHOMA STORM-TRX-SOTVO-WIPE


guy gooes bonkers during oklahoma storm

TAKE IT EASY MAN!

YOU JUST HEARD A GUY IN OKLAHOMA GOING A LITTLE CRAZY DURING A RECENT HAIL STORM. SOME PEOPLE JUST GET REALLY EXCITED DURING STORMS! Return to index of stories...


MCKINNEY TEXAS SUPERCELL-VOTOPS


AND CHECK OUT THIS NEW VIDEO WE FOUND OVERNIGHT ---

HALEY SAYS THIS IS A TEXTBOOK SUPERCELL. THAT IS JUST INCREDIBLE!

THIS WAS SHOT IN MCKINNEY, TEXAS. THAT'S JUST NORTH OF DALLAS. Return to index of stories...


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WE HAVE A PACKED 6:30 SHOW COMING UP --- INCLUDING A LIVE UPDATE ON A SMOLDERING MULCH FIRE IN COLLIER COUNTY.

WE FIRST BROUGHT YOU THIS AS BREAKING NEWS YESTERDAY MORNING.

THIS MORNING THE FLAMES ARE OUT-- BUT OFFICIALS ARE WARNING ABOUT THE SMOKE. Return to index of stories...


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AND NBC-2 IS LIVE AT THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW IN PUNTA GORDA.

THIS EVENT IS SO COOL.

AND OUR SAM SWEENEY WILL BE GOING UP IN ONE OF THESE AWESOME PLANES IN THE DAY AHEAD.

A LIVE REPORT IS COMING UP NEXT. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL1) MULCH FIRE-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP


THE FIRE IS OUT-- BUT HEALTH OFFICIALS WARN THE SMOKE FROM THIS MULCH FIRE COULD BE MAKING YOU SICK.

I'M NBC2 CA

I HAVE ALL THE DETAILS ON HOW LONG IT WILL LAST AND THE HEALTH RISKS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL3) AIR SHOW-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP


AND WE ARE LIVE IN PUNTA GORDA FOR ALL THE AIR SHOW ACTION IN THE WEEKEND AHEAD.

DETAILS ON EVERYTHING FANS CAN EXPERIENCE. AND WATCH NBC-2 GO UP IN ONE OF THESE PLANES! Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


THIS MORNING NBC2 WITH A HEALTH WARNING EVERYONE IN COLLIER COUNTY NEEDS TO HEAR.

GOOD MORNING I'M KRISTA FOGELSOMNG.

I'M CLAY MILLER. Return to index of stories...


MULCH FIRE-TRX-SS-FLY


SMOKE FROM A MULCH FIRE AT JONES MINING COULD BE MAKING YOU SICK.

NBC2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS IS LIVE AT THE SCENE.

CHRISTY WHAT IS IT LIKE OUT THERE THIS MORNING? Return to index of stories...


MULCH FIRE-LIVE


THINGS ARE A LOT BETTER HERE THIS MORNING THAN THEY WERE LAST NIGHT WHEN THIS ENTIRE AREA WAS COVERED IN SMOKE--

BUT IF YOU LIVE ANYWHERE AROUND HERE IN COLLIER COUNTY YOU ARE WAKING UP TO THE SMELL OF SMOKE.

LET'S GET YOU AN UPDATE ON WHAT THIS FIRE LOOKS LIKE THIS MORNING

THIS IS THE VIEW FROM OUR MAST CAM.

THE SMOKE IS DYING DOWN-- BUT HEALTH OFFICIALS WARN IT COULD TAKE DAYS OR WEEKS BEFORE IT IS COMPLETELY OUT.

IN THE MEANTIME-- HEALTH OFFICIALS WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE LIMITING YOUR TIME OUTSIDE.

BREATHING IN THIS SMOKE COULD CAUSE SORE THROATS AND RUNNY NOSES, SO IT IS IMPORTANT TO KEEP YOUR DOORS AND WINDOWS SHUT AND KEEP PETS INSIDE TOO. Return to index of stories...


MULCH FIRE-VO


A SMOLDERING MULCH FIRE COULD BE AFFECTING THE AIR YOU BREATH IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THE FIRE IS AT JONES MINING ON 47TH AVENUE NORTH EAST AND IMMOKALEE ROAD IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

THIS IS A VIEW FROM SKY 2.

THE COLLIER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS PEOPLE LIVING NEARBY COULD GET SORE THROAT, RUNNY NOSES, AND ITCHY EYES.

RIGHT NOW THE FIRE'S STILL SMOLDERING - NO ESTIMATED TIME TABLE, WHEN IT COULD BE FULLY OUT. Return to index of stories...


MULCH FIRE-LIVE


WAKING UP THIS MORNING YOU MAY NOTICE IT IS WARMER OUT THAN IT WAS LAST NIGHT

THAT SHOULD HELP KEEP THE HOUSE CLOSED UP.

ALSO GOOD NEWS-- HALEY IS TRACKING RAIN, WHICH COULD HELP BURN THIS FIRE OUT.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO UPDATE YOU ON CONDITIONS OUT HERE THROUGHOUT THE MORNING.

LIVE IN CC CA NBC2. 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 METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING MORE CLOUDS THIS MORNING, SOME RAIN LATER TODAY, AND YOUR WEEKEND AHEAD. 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...


DESOTO DEATH INVESTIGATION-TRXOC


BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

THE DESOTO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CONFIRMS THERE IS A DEATH INVESTIGATION HAPPENING RIGHT NOW IN ARCADIA.

BUT WOULD NOT CONFIRM ANY OTHER DETAILS FOR US.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAID THEY'D RELEASE MORE INFORMATION LATER THIS MORNING.

AGAIN THERE IS A DEATH INVESTIGATION UNFOLDING NOW IN ARCADIA.

AS SOON AS WE GET MORE, WE'LL LET YOU KNOW. Return to index of stories...


ROAD RAGE-VO IN PLASMA


THIS VIDEO IS A BIG TALKER BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

A CASE OF ROAD RAGE IN TAMPA TURNS INTO WHAT SOME ARE CALLING INSTANT KARMA-

AND IT WAS ALL CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

CHECK THIS OUT.

YOU CAN SEE THE DRIVER OF PICKUP TAIL-GATING ANOTHER DRIVER ON U-S 41 MONDAY.

IT WENT ON FOR ABOUT THREE MINUTES - THEN THE TRUCK DRIVER SUDDENLY PASSES ON THE RIGHT, AND FLIPS THE BIRD.

HE THEN TAKES OFF - BUT LOSES CONTROL ON THE WET ROAD, SPINNING OUT AND CRASHING ON THE OTHER SIDE.

THE PERSON WHO POSTED THIS VIDEO ON YOUTUBE SAYS THE DRIVER OF THE PICKUP TRIED FLEEING THE SCENE, BUT WAS BUSTED BECAUSE OF THIS VIDEO.

THE TAIL-GATING TRUCK DRIVER IS NOW FACING SEVERAL CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO NICK-OC-TRX


A VERY CRUCIAL DAY FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS IN LEE COUNTY.

TODAY IS THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR SCHOOL ASSIGNMENT.

THE DISTRICT IS EXPECTING IN UPWARDS OF A THOUSAND PEOPLE TO SHOW UP AT THEIR OFFICE TODAY.

ONE QUESTION MANY PARENTS HAVE, IS THERE ANY WAY TO BEAT THE SYSTEM?

NBC2'S NICK CILLETTI FOUND OUT FOR US THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL CHOICE-TCMON


YOU CAN'T BEAT THE SYSTEM BUT THERE WARE WAYS TO SWAY IT IN YOUR FAVOR.

YOU WILL BE ASKED TO RANK YOUR CHOICE OF SCHOOLS ONE THROUGH THREE.

DISTRICT OFFICIALS ARE URGING PARENTS TO DO YOUR HOMEWORK, BY CHECKING OUT EACH SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL CHOICE-VO


THEY SAY JUST BECAUSE A SCHOOL HAS A GOOD GRADE doesn't MEAN it's the RIGHT FIT FOR YOUR CHILD.

THE DISTRICT SAYS ABOUT 85 PERCENT OF PARENTS GET THEIR TOP CHOICE,

AND ABOUT 95 PERCENT GET ONE OF THEIR TOP THREE CHOICES.

OFFICIALS SAY THE ASSIGNMENT PROCESS IS TRULY A LOTTERY BUT THERE ARE WAYS TO ASSURE YOU GET THE SCHOOL YOU WANT. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL CHOICE-SOT


"in part of the system that we use for student assignment parents are given preferences, such as proximity preference, how close they live to a school or ssibling preference. if your really want to leverage those preferences which are part of the system, its important to rank those schools higher on your list of preferred school, we suggest ranking them number one, that's really how you leverage those preference." Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL CHOICE-TCMON


THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION, EITHER ONLINE OR IN PERSON.

PARENTS OF CURRENT STUDENTS IN THE DISTRICT CAN APPLY ONLINE.

THE BENEFIT OF THAT IS, YOU WILL KNOW YOUR CHILD'S ASSIGNMENT A WEEK EARLY.

PARENTS OF NEW STUDENTS MUST GO TO THE DISTRICT OFFICE, YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE A PHOTO ID -- YOUR CHILDS BIRTH CERTIFICATE AND PROOF OF RESIDENCY. Return to index of stories...


FL GATORS NCAA-2SH-VO


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

FLORIDA IS BACK TO WHERE ITS LAST THREE SEASONS HAVE ENDED.

THE GATORS BOUNCED UCLA LATE THURSDAY NIGHT TO MAKE IT TO THEIR FOURTH STRAIGHT ELITE EIGHT.

MICHAEL FRAZIER THE SECOND HIT FIVE 3-POINTERS AND FINISHED WITH 19 POINTS.

THE GATORS BEAT THE BRUINS 79-68. REACHING ITS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE NCAA REGIONAL FINAL.

THE GATORS ARE NOW FOCUSING ON WHAT'S NEXT. Return to index of stories...


FL GATORS NCAA-SOT-2SHOT


scottie talking about getting ready for next game Elite 8

THE FLORIDA GATORS, THE TOURNAMENT'S OVERALL TOP SEED, WILL PLAY 11TH-SEEDED DAYTON ON SATURDAY NIGHT FOR A TRIP TO THE FINAL FOUR.

SO EXCITING, GO GATORS! Return to index of stories...


AIR SHOW-TRX-LIVE & MAP ANIBOX


WE ARE JUST HOURS AWAY FROM THE KICK OFF TO THE FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW.

WHILE THE F16 FIGHTER JETS ARE THE STARS OF THE SHOW--THIS YEAR WEATHER IS ON PEOPLES MINDS.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE THERE THIS MORNING-- TO TELL US WHAT WE CAN EXPECT.

SAM? Return to index of stories...


AIR SHOW-REMLIVE


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AIR SHOW-VO-ANIBOX


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AIR SHOW-SOTVO


LINDSEY BARFIELD --EVENT ORGANIZER

4437ISH down on the north side of the airport- there will be large expanses of grass areas for people to sit watch and bring chairs and blankets. or they can even purchase reserve seating those types of things with chairs already here on site4447 Return to index of stories...


AIR SHOW-REMLIVE


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QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


IT MAY BE ONE OF THE WORST RESPONSES TO A JEOPARDY QUESTION EVER.

PLUS, ZAC EFRON IS TRENDING TODAY, BUT NOT FOR A GOOD REASON.

AND THIS IS JUST AWESOME!

HOW YOU CAN HELP THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PICK A NAME FOR THIS BABY. 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


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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SEA TURTLE NAME-VO IN PLASMA


THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NEEDS YOUR HELP.

THEY WANT YOU TO COME UP WITH THE NAME OF THIS FEMALE LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE.

SHE HATCHED LAST SUMMER AT FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY.

SHE WAS A PART OF A STUDY ON NEST TEMPERATURE AND TURTLE GENDERS.

SHE WILL EVENTUALLY BE RELEASED INTO THE WILD.

TO SUBMIT A NAME IDEA, YOU CAN WEIGH IN ON THE CONSERVANCY'S FACEBOOK PAGE. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER EXPANDING I75-OC-VO


N-B-C- 2 IS LEARNING A DESIGN PLAN TO WIDEN A SECTION OF I-75 IN COLLIER COUNTY IS 90 PERCENT COMPLETE.

WERE TALKING ABOUT THE FOUR LANE- THREE AND A HALF MILE STRETCH BETWEEN COLLIER BOULEVARD AND GOLDEN GATE PARKWAY.

THE PROJECT WOULD INCLUDE CREATING ONE ADDITIONAL LANE IN EACH DIRECTION - TAKING IT FROM 4-TO-6 LANES.

CREWS WILL ALSO RE-PAVING EXISTING LANES AND BE PUTTING UP NOISE BARRIERS.

CONSTRUCTION COULD START A YEAR FROM NOW.

IT COULD TAKE UP TO THREE YEARS TO COMPLETE. Return to index of stories...


NFM ATT BURGLARIES-OC-VO


CAUGHT IN THE ACT -

DEPUTIES SAY THEY WITNESSED TWO TEENS TRYING TO BREAK INTO A

NORTH FORT MYERS HOME.

A NEIGHBOR CALLED IN THE TIP THIS WEEK,

SAYING HE SAW THE TEENS WALKING AROUND THE HOUSE, TRYING TO OPEN DOORS AND WINDOWS.

WHEN DEPUTIES GOT THERE THEY FOUND SHANDARIUS WELCH AND AUSTIN WILLIAMS AT THE BACK DOOR.

THE FAMILY WHO LIVES THERE IS CONVINCED THE SAME TEENS ARE

RESPONSIBLE FOR A SUCCESSFUL BREAK IN AT THEIR HOME JUST LAST WEEK. Return to index of stories...


NFM ATT BURGLARIES-SOTVO


I was pretty shooken up at the time when it happened but I'm okay now

:09 we changed our locks and were going to do some security issues

were going to get an alarm and stuff like that

THE TEENS CLAIMED THEY'RE FRIENDS WITH THE VICTIM'S SON AND THEY WERE JUST THERE TO SEE HIM. Return to index of stories...


EDISON NEW NAME-OC-VO


EDISON STATE COLLEGE IS ONE SIGNATURE AWAY FROM GETTING ITS NEW NAME.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT'S.

THE SCHOOL WANTS TO BE CALLED "FLORIDA SOUTH WESTERN STATE COLLEGE."

THE FLORIDA HOUSE PASSED A BILL THURSDAY ALLOWING THE CHANGE.

THE STATE SENATE HAD ALREADY AGREED ON THE MOVE. Return to index of stories...


AMERICAN FLAGS-OC-VO


MILLIONS OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS ARE BUYING AMERICAN FLAGS.

BUT THEY'RE MADE IN OTHER COUNTRIES.

FGCU STUDENTS WOULD LIKE TO SEE THAT END.

THE STUDENT SENATE PASSED A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE ALL AMERICAN FLAG ACT.

THE ACT IS BEING DISCUSSED IN TALLAHASSEE.

TWO FLORIDA LAWMAKERS ARE CALLING FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO ONLY BUY FLAGS MADE IN THE USA.

VETERANS BELIEVE FLAGS MADE IN FOREIGN AREAS IS A SLAP IN THE FACE.

IF PASSED, THE LAW GOES INTO EFFECT IN JULY. Return to index of stories...


AUTISM STUDY-TRX-OTS


IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST ---

AUTISM IN THE UNITED STATES REMAINS ON THE RISE, ACCORDING TO NEW GOVERNMENT STATS.

ONE IN 68 CHILDREN HAVE AN AUTISM DISORDER, ACCORDING TO THE NEW NUMBERS RELEASED THURSDAY FROM THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION.

THAT MEANS VIRTUALLY EVERY GRADE, IN EVERY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, HAS AT LEAST ONE CHILD WITH AUTISM. Return to index of stories...


SUPERMARKET RANKINGS-TRX-SS


IN THIS MORNING'S CONSUMERWATCH ---

NEW SUPERMARLET RANKINGS ARE OUT --

AND SOME CHAINS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MADE THE LIST.

THE CONSUMER REPORTS RANKINGS ARE BASED ON CUSTOMER OPINIONS.

WEGMAN'S TOPPED THE LIST --

FOLLOWED BY TRADER JOE'S --

PUBLIX --

AND THEN COSTCO.

WALMART'S SUPERCENTER WAS AT THE BOTTOM. Return to index of stories...


TERRIBLE JEOPARDY RESPONSE-OC-SOTVO


A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT THIS AS YOU WAKE UP.

A WRONG ANSWER ON JEOPARDY GOT QUITE THE RESPONSE. TAKE A LOOK.

guy answers question very wrong

THE GUY POSTED THIS ONLINE AND SAID "SO APPARENTLY MY TERRIBLE JEOPARDY RESPONSE FROM LAST FRIDAY'S EPISODE HAS GONE MILDLY VIRAL ON SPORTS BLOGS. I REFUSE TO BE ASHAMED." Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX


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

ACTOR ZAC EFRON WAS INVOLVED IN A FIGHT EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

THE L-A-P-D SAYS THERE WAS A CONFRONTATION BETWEEN EFRON, HIS BODYGUARD AND TWO HOMELESS PEOPLE.

TMZ IS REPORTING THAT EFRON WAS PUNCHED IN THE FACE.

THERE WERE NO ARRESTS.

REPORTEDLY EFRON SAID HE GOT LOST ON SKID ROW.

ZAC'S BEEN IN REHAB BEFORE AND MANY FEAR HE'S RELAPSED. 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

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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...


NICK AND KRISTA EVENT-TRX-SS


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TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS DESOTO DEATH INVESTIGATION-ONCAM


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

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

DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW IN DESOTO COUNTY-

DEPUTIES CONFIRM THERE IS A DEATH INVESTIGATION HAPPENING IN ARCADIA.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE WOULD NOT CONFIRM ANY OTHER DETAILS.

THEY DID SAY-HOWEVER- THEY WOULD RELEASE MORE DETAILS LATER THIS MORNING.

COUNT ON NBC-2 FOR UPDATES ON THIS DEATH INVESTIGATION IN ARCADIA. Return to index of stories...


TS MULCH FIRE-SSTOPS-VO


A MASSIVE MULCH FIRE IN COLLIER COUNTY HAS PEOPLE BREATHING IN HEAVY SMOKE THIS MORNING.

RIGHT NOW--

FIRE OFFICIALS SAY THIS FIRE COULD BE SMOLDERING ANYWHERE FROM UP TO A FEW DAYS TO EVEN WEEKS!

IN THE MEANTIME-- MAKE SURE YOU ARE LIMITING YOUR TIME OUTSIDE AROUND THIS SMOKE.

KEEP YOUR DOORS AND WINDOWS SHUT. AND ALSO KEEP YOUR PETS INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


TS FL GATORS ELITE 8-VOTOPS


DID YOU STAY UP FOR IT?

IT WAS A BIG WIN FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA-

AGAISNT U-C-L-A!

IT ALLOWED THE GATORS TO MAKE IT TO THEIR FOURTH STRAIGHT ELITE EIGHT.

MICHAEL FRAZIER THE SECOND-

HIT FIVE 3-POINTERS AND FINISHED WITH 19 POINTS.

THE GATORS BEAT THE BRUINS 79-68.

FLORIDA WILL MEET DAYTON TOMORROW NIGHT AT 6 OCLOCK ON TBS FOR A SPOT IN THE FINAL 4. Return to index of stories...


TS SCHOOL CHOICE-VOTOPS-BNR


PARENTS LISTEN UP!

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER CHILDREN FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS NEXT YEAR.

THIS APPLIES TO INCOMING KINDERGARTENERS, MIDDLE SCHOOLERS AND HIGH SCHOOLERS -- PLUS PEOPLE NEW TO THE DISTRICT.

DON'T FORGET!

YOU NEED TO TURN IN YOUR APPLICATION BY 4 O'CLOCK THIS AFTERNOON.

ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW-

IS ON OUR WEBSITE

HEAD TO N-B-C-DASH-TWO-DOT-COM.

JUST CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


TS DUSTIN JAYE VERDICT-VOTOPS-SS (2)


A MAN CONVICTED OF BRUTALLY MURDERING A LEE COUNTY WOMAN-

PLANS TO APPEAL THIS MORNING.

NBC-2 WAS IN COURTROOM THURSDAY AS THE VERDICT WAS READ TO DUSTIN JAYE.

JURORS FOUND HIM GUILTY OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER, BURGLARY AND ANIMAL CRUELTY.

HE STABBED DEBRA STRIANO INSIDE HER THREE OAKS HOUSE IN 2012.

JAYE IS FACING LIFE IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


TS PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-VOTOPS


AN NBC2 UPDATE RIGHT NOW --

IT TURNS OUT -- THE STUDENT WHO TOOK PEPPER SPRAY TO SIX MILE CHARTER ACADEMY -- WON'T BE FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES.

IT WAS A MESS ON TUESDAY WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS EVACUATED.

DEPUTIES TELL US THREE CHILDREN ENDED UP IN THE HOSPITAL- AND SEVEN MORE WERE TREATED ON SCENE.

THE SCHOOL ISN'T TELLING US WHAT MOTIVATED THE STUDENT TO USE THE PEPPER SPRAY. Return to index of stories...


TS BONITA ROBBERY-VOTOPS


AN NBC2 CRIME ALERT RIGHT NOW --

AN ARMED ROBBERY HAPPENING IN BONITA SPRINGS --

AND THIS WOMAN IS THE SUSPECT POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR.

THE ROBBERY HAPPENED THURSDAY AT THE LA FIESTA CONVENIENCE STORE ON ROSEMARY DRIVE.

THE WOMAN GOT AWAY WITH SOME CASH.

CRIMESTOPPERS IS OFFERING A REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO HER CONVICTION. Return to index of stories...


TS DOG FIRE-VOTOPS


REMEMBER HOPE?

SHE'S THE DOG THAT WAS LIT ON FIRE IN ARCADIA LAST WEEK.

NOW -- THE DOG'S OWNER -- SAYS HE WANTS HER BACK.

AND NEIGHBORS SAY THEY SAW HIM DOUSE HOPE IN GASOLINE AND SET HER ONE FIRE!

BUT FRIENDS SAY THE MAN HAS ALZHEIMER'S AND WOULD NEVER DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS.

POLICE ARE STILL INVESTIGATING.

"HOPE" IS GETTING NEW GROUNDBREAKING LASER TREATMENT IN TAMPA AND IS DOING OKAY. Return to index of stories...


TS LEE ELEX UPGRADES-VOTOPS


IT'S GOODBYE TO PAPER,

AND HELLO TO TECHNOLOGY.

LEE COUNTY'S SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS IS ASKING FOR MONEY TO UPGRADE THE VOTING PROCESS.

IT WILL GO TO 100 NEW BALLOT SCANNERS, 785 IPADS AND INTERNET ROUTERS.

THE TOTAL COST IS ESTIMATED AT $1.3 MILLION.

IF APPROVED BY COMMISSIONERS ON TUESDAY THE UPGRADES WILL BE READY TO GO FOR THE AUGUST PRIMARIES. Return to index of stories...


TS AIR SHOW-VOTOPS


AND A LAST LIVE LOOK AT PUNTA GORDA'S AIRPORT.

IT'S WHERE THE FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW IS GOING ON TODAY AT FIVE.

YOU'LL FIND DOZENS OF DIFFERENT AIRCRAFT -- SOME DATING AS FAR BACK AS 19-18.

SO GET YOUR TICKETS!

THEY'RE 20 AT THE DOOR.

KIDS SIX TO 12 ARE FREE.

THE SHOW RUNS THROUGH SUNDAY. 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...