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ANCHOR SUPERS TEASE THREE-2 SHOT
KEY LIST TZ3 A) GM INVESTIGATION-VO
IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-TRX VOTOPS OBX TZ3 B) POT PROFILING-SOTVO
IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-REM LIVE DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS
IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-VO IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-TRX MAP VO
IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-SOT JAMES REDMOND-OC TRX VO
IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-REM LIVE BINISH EVANS-TRX VOTOPS
CAPE RIDEALONG-OC TRX OBX ASHLEY TOYE-TRX VOTOPS
CAPE RIDEALONG-LIVE U CAPE RIDEALONG-TRX VO
CAPE RIDEALONG-PKG SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-TRX VOTOPS SS OC
CAPE RIDEALONG-LIVE U SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-PKG
RIVER HALL MEETING-TRX OC MAPFLY STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS
RIVER HALL MEETING-REM LIVE GM INVESTIGATION-TRX VOTOPS OC
RIVER HALL MEETING-VO GM INVESTIGATION-PKG
RIVER HALL MEETING-SOT WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-TRX VOWIPE
RIVER HALL MEETING-REM LIVE WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-SOTVO
JAMES REDMOND-OC TRX VO POT PROFILING-OC
BINISH EVANS-TRX VOTOPS POT PROFILING-PKG
ASHLEY TOYE-TRX VOTOPS POT PROFILING-OC
GM INVESTIGATION-TRX VO HOLY GRAIL-2 SHOT
STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS HOLY GRAIL-PKG
MISSING PLANE-TRX O ANI TOPS TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
MISSING PLANE-PKG TZ4 A) POISONED TRASH-VO
SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-SS VOWIPE WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR
SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-SOTSS BNR TIGER WOODS OUT-TRX 2 SHOT VO
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT MANHATTAN HOME PRICES-VO
TZ1 A) BOY LOCKED IN CLOSET-VO BEAR AT NAPLES ZOO-2 SS
TZ1 B) RED SOX AT WHITE HOUSE-VOTOPS NORCAL WEATHER-TRX VOTOPS WIPE
WEATHER-STC MEXICO SAND SCULPTING-VOTOPS
NEW AZ ABORTION LAWS-TRX VO WIPE FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
HEALTH CARE NUMBERS-VOTOPS FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
RED SOX AT WHITE HOUSE-VOWIPE PHARRELL THE VOICE-TRX SOTVOTOPS
RED SOX PRICES-VOTOPS VEGAS FERRISWHEEL-VO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP DIETING THE RIGHT WAY-OC
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL DIETING THE RIGHT WAY-PKG
TIGER WOODS OUT FL DRIVE THRU FIGHT-NATS VO
MD BUILDING FIRE-VO POISONED TRASH-2 SHOT
GAS EXPLOSION-VO POISONED TRASH-PKG
CAR INTO HOSPITAL-VO COMING UP @ 4-CLIP
MARINE STABBING-VO B) GM HEARING-VOTOPS
BOY LOCKED IN CLOSET-VO IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-TRX VOTOPS
TEASE TWO-2 SHOT CAPE RIDEALONG-TRX VO
TZ2 A) SELFIE PRESCRIPTION-SOTVO TOP STORY 3-VOTOPS
REAR VIEW CAMERAS-VO MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE
SELFIE PRESCRIPTION-2 SHOT OBAMA SELFIE-MITTO
SELFIE PRESCRIPTION-CLIP PKG CLOSE-3-SHOT
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IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-TRX VOTOPS OBX


BREAKING AT NOON.

AN ENTIRE NORTH NAPLES SHOPPING CENTER IS WITHOUT POWER RIGHT NOW AFTER A POWER LINE CAUGHT ON FIRE.

THIS HAPPENED AT THE GREEN TREE CENTER, OFF IMMOKALEE AND AIRPORT PULLING ROAD.

NBC2'S RICK RITTER JOINS US NOW LIVE WITH THE DETAILS, RICK? Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-REM LIVE


-CREWS TELL ME A POWER LINE FELL AND JUST SECONDS LATER IT SHOT UP IN FLAMES

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IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-VO


CREWS HAVE BEEN OUT HERE FOR A FEW HOURS NOW - WORKING ON THE LINES NON-STOP

WE'LL LET YOU TAKE A LOOK AT SOME SCENE VIDEO FROM EARLIER.

THE CALL CAME IN JUST BEFORE 10:00.

OWNERS SAY OUT OF NO WHERE THEY HEARD A LOUD "BOOM" - THAT'S WHEN THEY CAME RUNNING OUT AND FOUND THE POWER LINE AND BUSHES UP IN FLAMES.

RIGHT NOW - CREWS TELL ME THERE IS SOME SPECULATION THAT A *BIRD* FLEW INTO THE POWER LINE - SNAPPING IT AND FORCING IT DOWN.

I HAD A CHANCE TO SPEAK WITH SEVERAL BUSINESS OWNERS WHO TELL ME WITH NO POWER - THEY'RE LOSING A BIG CHUNK OF CHANGE. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-SOT


Greg Scalogna/Naples Computers

Duration = 0:17

12:33:24 all of a sudden i saw the line drop on fire and it was moving around in the grass like it was a snake on fire, craziest thing i've ever seen. 12:33:54 we're going to be losing business, we can't check people in to even repair their computers." Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-REM LIVE


-I'M TOLD SOME BUSINESSES ARE JUST STARTING TO GET POWER BACK NOW

-BUT THE OWNER OF THE PLAZA TOLD OWNERS TO BE PREPARED TO GO WITHOUT IT FOR THE ENTIRE DAY

-LUCKILY, THE FIRE WAS CONTAINED QUICKLY AND NO ONE WAS INJURED

-COUNT ON US TO BRING YOU THE LATEST DETAILS IN THIS DEVELOPING STORY THROUGHOUT THE DAY

WE'RE LIVE IN NORTH NAPLES, RR, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


CAPE RIDEALONG-OC TRX OBX


HAPPENING RIGHT NOW

CAPE CORAL'S FINEST ARE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR DRIVERS COSTING THE STATE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

THEY'RE CRACKING DOWN ON UNINSURED DRIVERS USING FAKE INFORMATION

TO TRY AND CHEAT THE SYSTEM.

NBC2'S GEORGE SOLIS HAS BEEN RIDING ALONG WITH OFFICERS ALL MORNING.

HE'S LIVE WITH WHAT THEY'VE BEEN FINDING. Return to index of stories...


CAPE RIDEALONG-LIVE U


THIS IS THIRD TIME CAPE PD HAS CONDUCTED AN OPERATION LIKE THIS.

HERE'S THE BREAKDOWN:

IT STARTS WITH A ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOP

BACK AT HEADQUARTERS INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE STANDING BY TO CHECK

ON THE INFORMATION OFFICERS REPORT BACK.

IF THEY GET A HIT- SOMEONE GOES TO JAIL. Return to index of stories...


CAPE RIDEALONG-PKG


CAPE CORAL OFFICERS HIT THE STREETS HARD TUESDAY.

THEIR GOAL - TO CATCH UNINSURED DRIVERS TRYING TO CHEAT THE SYSTEM.

18:21 "We're going to check it one time through dispatch make sure

its valid we're going to check it again through our folks here that

are representing the different agencies and if it comes back a third

time we'll the call a detective out."

A TEAM EFFORT-

MADE UP OF THE UNDERCOVER MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL INSURANCE CRIME BUREAU

AND 15 MAJOR INSURANCE COMPANIES

21:24 "The arrests are not the significance portion of this the

arrests are actually are actually the aftermath of something more."

CREATING AWARENESS AND PROTECTING DRIVERS FROM THOSE USING FRAUDULENT

INSURANCE.

THE CRIME COSTS TAXPAYERS MILLIONS EVERY YEAR.

"Just in Cape Coral its millions over a million but statewide you're

talking hundreds of millions of dollars." DET. SGT Dana Coston, CCPD

IN ONE STOP THIS MORNING ONLY NBC2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING AS OFFICERS

STOPPED A DRIVER WITH A SUSPENDED LICENSE.

THE DRIVER ADMITTED IT HAD BEEN SUSPENDED BECAUSE HIS INSURANCE HAD

BEEN CANCELLED.

OFFICERS SAY WHILE YOU CANT BE ARRESTED FOR NOT HAVING ACTIVE

INSURANCE YOU CAN BE FOR DRIVING ON A SUSPENDED LICENSE

: 53:36 "He can get a citation for showing no proof of insurance which

he'll receive today on top of the suspended license and running a

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CAPE RIDEALONG-LIVE U


IF OFFICERS DO FIND SOMEONE USING A FAKE INSURANCE CARD THAT WOULD BE

AN ARRESTABLE OFFENSE.

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RIVER HALL MEETING-TRX OC MAPFLY


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RIVER HALL MEETING-REM LIVE


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RIVER HALL MEETING-VO


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RIVER HALL MEETING-SOT


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RIVER HALL MEETING-REM LIVE


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JAMES REDMOND-OC TRX VO


NBC2 IS IN COURT TODAY FOR SEVERAL HIGH PROFILE HEARINGS.

WE BEGIN WITH NEW INFORMATIOBN ABOUT THIS GUY.

HIS NAME IS JAMES REDMOND AND HE IS ACCUSED OF KNOWINGLY EXPOSING TWO OF HIS SEX PARTNERS TO H-I-V.

THE JUDGE DECIDED HIS TRIAL WILL START ON OR SHORTLY AFTER MAY FIFTH.

PROSECUTORS SAY REDMOND BROKE THE LAW WHEN HE HAD SEX WITH TWO MEN AND DIDN'T TELL THEM HE'S H-I-V POSITIVE. Return to index of stories...


BINISH EVANS-TRX VOTOPS


WE'RE ALSO FOLLOWING A DISTURBING CASE OF CHILD NEGLECT IN FORT MYERS.

A PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE FOR BINISH EVANS WAS RESCHEDULED TO MAY 6th TO LET THE DEFENSE FINISH TAKING DEPOSITIONS.

EVANS TOLD POLICE SHE WAS WITH HER LOVER WHEN SHE LEFT HER 2-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER ALONE IN A HOTEL ROOM AT THE CANDLEWOOD SUITES,

STARVING AND LYING IN HER OWN WASTE.

THE LITTLE GIRL IS NOW WITH HER FATHER. Return to index of stories...


ASHLEY TOYE-TRX VOTOPS


AND A NEW COURT DATE WAS SET THIS MORNING FOR THIS WOMAN.

ASHLEY TOYE, NOW 24, SERVING A LIFE SENTENCE FOR A FOR A DOUBLE MURDER IN CAPE CORAL NEARLY 7 YEARS AGO.

TODAY WAS ONLY 17 WHEN SHE WAS CONVICTED AND SENTENCED.

AND HER AT IS AT ISSUE NOW.

THE LEGISLATURE IS NOW CONSIDERING LEGISLATION THAT WOULD ALLOW A MINOR TO RECIEVE A LIFE SENTENCE.

TOYE AND HER ATTORNEY WLL BE BACK IN LEE COUTNY NEXT MONTH.

TOYE AND 10 OTHERS WERE FOUND GUILTY OF KILLING JEFF AND ALEX SOSA.

PROSECUTORS SAY THEY WERE ALL MEMBERS OF THE CASH FEENZ GANG.

TODAY'S HEARING DELAY IS BECAUSE OF PENDING LEGISLATION REGARDING TOYE'S AGE. Return to index of stories...


GM INVESTIGATION-TRX VO


TODAY ON CAPITOL HILL,

THE NEW HEAD OF GENERAL MOTORS TESTIFIES TO THE HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE.

C-E-O MARY BARRA IS BEING GRILLED ABOUT THE COMPANY'S RESPONSE TO PROBLEMS WITH IGNITION SWITCHES IN SEVERAL VEHICLE LINES.

THE SAFETY DEFECT HAS BEEN LINKED TO 13 DEATHS AND LED TO THE RECALL OF TWO-POINT-SIX MILLION VEHICLES. Return to index of stories...


STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS


STOCKS MOVE HIGHER FOR A THIRD DAY RUNNING.

INVESTORS ARE HAPPY AFTER POSITIVE REPORTS TODAY ON CONSTRUCTION AND MANUFACTURING.

LOOKING LIVE AT THE BIG BOARD.

RIGHT NOW THE DOW ___. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-TRX O ANI TOPS


NOW TO THE LATEST ON THAT MISSING MALAYSIA JET.

TODAY WE HAVE THE TRANSCRIPT OF THE FINAL COMMENTS FROM THE CREW TO GROUND CONTROL.

MALAYSIAN AUTHORITIES CHANGED THEIR ACCOUNT OF THE LAST COMMUNICATION FROM FLIGHT M-H-370.

KATY TUR REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-PKG


OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME TODAY… THE COCKPIT RADIO TRANSCRIPTS…SHOW THE LAST WORDS WERE NOT "ALRIGHT GOODNIGHT" AS REPORTED, BUT IN FACT "GOODNIGHT MALAYSIAN 3-7-0."

"That it's taken three weeks to correct this, and unfortunately this just gives the families of those, the families of the victims, more evidence that things have been hidden from them."

THE RELEASE COMES AMID A REPORT FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL THIS MORNING - THAT LAPSES IN COORDINATION BETWEEN COUNTRIES SEARCHING FOR THE PLANE ACTUALLY LED RESCUERS ASTRAY, WASTING THREE DAYS OF THE OPERATION.

TODAY IS DAY 25 AND THE SEARCH ZONE IS ONCE AGAIN 11,000 MILES OFF THE AUSTRALIAN COAST.

SIGHTING AFTER SIGHTING

BUT SO FAR …

ONLY "GARBAGE FLOATING ON THE SEA" SAID THIS CHINESE CAPTAIN.

MALAYSIAN OFFICIALS SAY THEY ARE CONFIDENT THIS IS THE RIGHT AREA.

TODAY THE FORMER MALAYSIA AIRLINES CEO DEFENDED THE GOVERNMENT, THE AIRLINE, AND THE PILOTS.

"I know they are competent. I don't doubt their ability."

AMIDST ALL THE BACK FORTH.THE FAMILIES CAN ONLY WAIT…

THESE ARE THE LAST WORDS STEVE WANG HAS FROM HIS MOTHER.

A VOICEMAIL BEFORE SHE TOOK OFF, ASKING HIM TO TELL DAD TO BRING HER A COAT AT THE AIRPORT."I MIGHT BE COLD" SHE SAYS.

"She is my whole life. I can't imagine what kind of pain she has suffered. It's too hard."

REPORTER CLOSE:

AS FOR THAT WALL STREET JOURNAL ARTICLE, A MALAYSIAN OFFICIAL TELLS ME THAT THE MISCOMMUNICATION IS ANNOYING BECAUSE THEY GAVE ALL THE INVESTIGATIVE TEAMS ALL THE PERTINENT INFORMATION THEY HAD FROM THE GET-GO.

KATY TUR, NBC NEWS, KUALA LUMPUR. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-SS VOWIPE


TODAY THE COLLIER COUNTY COMMUNITY IS RALLYING AND PRAYING FOR TWO BARRON COLLIER HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

THIS IS NICK HEALEY AND CAMERON CONROY.

THEY WERE INVOLVED IN A SERIOUS CAR CRASH IN GEORGIA OVER SPRING BREAK.

CAMERON HAD MINOR INJURIES.

HOWEVER NICK'S ARE SERIOUS.

HE LOST HIS RIGHT LEG.

THIS MORNING HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS, PARENTS AND FACULTY CAME TOGETHER TO PRAY FOR HEALING AND STRENGTH FOR THE TWO BOYS. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-SOTSS BNR


Cameron Conroy

Crash victim

:00-:06

VOICE OF NICK HEALEY

:07-:19

"It's awesome that for that many people to be able to pray for him

this morning is a real special thing."

"It made me feel so incredibly loved. I woke up and started crying

this morning. So many happy crying, so many people saying just sweet

things."

NICK SAYS HE HOPES TO RETURN TO COLLIER COUNTY SOON.

HE MAY HAVE

MORE SURGERIES AND WILL HAVE TO GO THROUGH PHYSICAL THERAPY.

FRIENDS ARE RAISING MONEY TO HELP PAY FOR NICK'S RECOVERY.

YOU CAN FIND THAT INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE AT NBC-2.COM. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


A FIVE YEAR OLD BOY IN TEXAS IS NOW SAFE AFTER THIS.

MALNOURISHED WITH BRUISES AND CUTS ALL OVER HIS BODY.

YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT HIS PARENTS ARE ACCUSED OF.

AND THE RED SOX GET THE PRESIDENTIAL TREATMENT TODAY.

NEW VIDEO FROM TODAY'S VISIT TO THE WHITE HOUSE,

AND SOME SURPRISING NUMBERS IF YOU WANT TO GO TO FENWAY THIS YEAR.

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TZ1 A) BOY LOCKED IN CLOSET-VO


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TZ1 B) RED SOX AT WHITE HOUSE-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


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


NEW AZ ABORTION LAWS-TRX VO WIPE


A NEW TIGHTER GUIDELINE FOR AN ABORTION PILL TAKES EFFECT IN ARIZONA TODAY.

DOCTORS USED TO BE ABLE TO PRESCRIBE THE PILL FOR WOMEN THROUGH THE NINTH WEEK OF PREGNANCY.

UNDER THE NEW GUIDELINE IT CAN ONLY BE PRESCRIBED THROUGH THE SEVENTH WEEK OF PREGNANCY. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH CARE NUMBERS-VOTOPS


THE DEADLINE HAS PASSED.

U-S GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SAY MORE THAN 7 MILLION AMERICANS LIKELY SIGNED UP FOR HEALTH CARE UNDER THE NEW HEALTH CARE LAW.

THE LAST-MINUTE RUSH BEFORE LAST NIGHT'S MIDNIGHT DEADLINE WAS A HEADACHE FOR SOME.

IN LOUISIANA, SOME CALLERS WAITED UP TO TWO HOURS.

ONCE WE GET THE NEW NUMBERS WE'LL PASS THEM YOUR WAY. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX AT WHITE HOUSE-VOWIPE


IT'S A BIG DAY FOR THE BOSTON RED SOX.

THEY'RE AT THE WHITE HOUSE MEETING PRESIDENT OBAMA.

HERE'S A LOOK AT JONNY GOMES AND THE REST OF THE BOYS AT THE STEPS OF THE WHITE HOUSE.

HE BOUGHT JACKETS FOR THE WHOLE TEAM.

APPARENTLY HE'S THE ONLY ONE BRAVE ENOUGH TO ROCK THE LOOK TODAY.

BOSTON TOOK HOME THE WORLD SERIES TROPHY LAST NOVEMBER.

THEY LEFT SUNNY FORT MYERS THIS PAST WEEKEND,

NOW THAT THE REGULAR SEASON IS UNDERWAY. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX PRICES-VOTOPS


WINNING BREEDS MORE DEMAND.

THAT MEANS IT WILL COST BOSTON RED SOX FANS A LITTLE BIT MORE TO ROOT FOR THE HOME

TEAM AT FENWAY.

THE WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS HAVE THE HIGHEST TICKET PRICES IN MAJOR LEAGUE

BASEBALL.

THEY ALSO SERVE THE MOST EXPENSIVE BEER.

FREE OF CHARGE - HERE'S JASON DUNNING WITH YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST. 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 and dry stretch continues"

The high and mid level clouds that made their way across Southwest Florida yesterday kept temperatures a few degrees cooler as they topped out in the upper 70s to lower 80s. Now that the clouds have faded and moved east, we're on our way to a big warm up with more sunshine over the next few days.

Sunny skies will prevail throughout the mid day hours, and temperatures will be on the rise throughout the afternoon. Expect daytime highs to be a bit warmer today as they return to the middle 80s under sunny skies. Temperatures will be slightly cooler along the beaches and coastal areas as they top out near 80°.

Mostly clear skies will remain in the forecast tonight with comfortable conditions. Temperatures will also be seasonable as they dip into the lower 60s in town.

High pressure will rule our weather over the next several days, keeping us under a tranquil pattern. Our skies will stay mostly to partly sunny through the end of the week with mainly dry weather. Winds will veer to the east and southeast allowing the warmth and humidity to move in. Daytime highs will climb into the middle 80s by mid week, with morning lows in the middle 60s. In fact by the end of the week, temperatures will soar into the upper 80s. The weekend right now is looking good, with our next chance for rain on the map by early next week. Return to index of stories...


TIGER WOODS OUT


Golfer Tiger Woods said Tuesday he will be unable to play in the upcoming Masters tournament after undergoing surgery for a pinched nerve. Return to index of stories...


MD BUILDING FIRE-VO


WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF ANYONE WAS HURT,

AFTER A CONSTRUCTION SITE IN MARYLAND WENT UP IN FLAMES.

CREWS RESPONDED TO THE FIRE JUST BEFORE SUNRISE.

IT WAS SO LARGE THAT THE MAJORITY OF THE BUILDING APPEARED TO BE GUTTED AS FIREFIGHTERS WORKED TO BRING THE FLAMES UNDER CONTROL.

FIRE OFFICIALS BELIEVE THAT GAS TANKS INSIDE THE BUILDING COULD BE FEEDING THE BLAZE. Return to index of stories...


GAS EXPLOSION-VO


INVESTIGATORS ARE AT THE SITE OF AN EXPLOSION IN WASHINGTON STATE.

FOUR EMPLOYEES AT THE NATURAL GAS PLANT WERE INJURED.

ONE WAS BURNED.

THE BLAST SHOOK NEARBY HOMES IN PLYMOUTH, WASHINGTON AND LED TO THE EVACUATION OF ABOUT 400 RESIDENTS. Return to index of stories...


CAR INTO HOSPITAL-VO


TWO PEOPLE WERE HURT OVERNIGHT WHEN A CAR SLAMMED INTO A PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE DRIVER LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND HIT THE SIDE OF A MEDICAL CENTER.

TODAY CREWS ARE CHECKING THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE BUILDING.

THE CAR WAS REMOVED - AND YOU CAN SEE THE GIANT HOLE LEFT BEHIND. Return to index of stories...


MARINE STABBING-VO


VIDEO SHOWS THREE MARINES STABBED WHILE TRYING TO BREAK UP A FIGHT IN CALIFORNIA.

IT HAPPENED IN HUNTINGTON BEACH SUNDAY.

A FIGHT BETWEEN SPORTS FANS ESCALATES INTO A STABBING RIGHT IN FRONT OF POLICE AFTER BARS CLOSED.

POLICE SAY THE MARINES WERE STABBED IN THE FACE AND NECK WITH BROKEN BEER BOTTLES BY FRIENDS OF A WOMEN WHO ALLEGEDLY STARTED THE FIGHT.

THE MARINES ARE EXPECTED TO BE OKAY.

SIX SUSPECTS WERE ARRESTED. Return to index of stories...


BOY LOCKED IN CLOSET-VO


LISTEN TO THIS.

A FIVE YEAR OLD BOY IN TEXAS IS SAFE AND RECOVERING.

HIS PARENTS ARE ACCUSED OF LOCKING HIM IN A CLOSET.

POLICE CHARGED THE TWO WITH ENDANGERING A CHILD.

THE COUPLE'S 16-YEAR OLD SON TOLD POLICE THAT HIS FATHER AND STEPMOTHER WERE NEGLECTING HIS YOUNGER STEPBROTHER,

AND KEEPING HIM LOCKED IN A CLOSET UNDER THE STAIRS OF THEIR HOME.

THE BOY WAS TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL WITH BUMPS AND BRUISES,

IN ADDITION TO BEING SEVERELY MALNOURISHED.

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES IS EXPECTED TO TAKE CUSTODY OF HIM. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


TECHNOLOGY MAKES GETTING A MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS EASIER FOR YOU.

is it legal to get prescription medicine without ever meeting with your doctor face to face? only sending him some pictures?

THAT'S THE DEBATE AT NOON.

NBC2 TAKES A LOOK AT WHAT'S CALLED THE 'SELFIE PRESCRIPTION',

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REAR VIEW CAMERAS-VO


IT'S A BIG CHANGE ACROSS THE BOARD FOR THE AUTO INDUSTRY.

REAR-VIEW CAMERAS WILL SOON BE STANDARD IN ALL CARS BUILT IN THE U.S.

THE NEW RULE WILL APPLY TO ALL VEHICLES THAT WEIGH LESS THAN 10,000 POUNDS, AND ARE BUILT AFTER MAY FIRST, 2018.

THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT SAYS THE NEW RULE TARGETING BACKUP ACCIDENTS WILL SAVE 13 TO 15 LIVES A YEAR AND PREVENT AS MANY AS 1-THOUSAND 125 INJURIES ANNUALLY. Return to index of stories...


SELFIE PRESCRIPTION-2 SHOT


LISTEN TO THIS.

A PICTURE ON YOUR SMARTPHONE COULD REPLACE YOUR NEXT DOCTOR'S VISIT.

DOCTORS AND HOSPITALS ARE EXPLORING MOBILE HEALTHCARE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS SEND THEM A SELFIE.

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SELFIE PRESCRIPTION-CLIP PKG


DOCTOR DAVID LORTSCHER LOOKS THROUGH A MICROSCOPE. BUT THIS DERMATOLOGIST WILL SOON BE SPENDING MORE TIME STARING AT A COMPUTER SCREEN.

"if a patient takes a few high quality photos, if they give us a really good sense of their medical history, and if the doctor is able to evaluate it… it actually works very well."

DOCTOR LORTSCHER IS STARTING A BUSINESS CALLED POCKET DERM. WHERE PATIENTS WITH ACNE FILL OUT AN ONLINE QUESTIONNAIRE AND SEND IN SELFIES FROM THEIR SMART PHONE.

"we'll see his consult and we'll evaluate it. we'll look at his photos and if everything is right, we select a prescription regiment for him."

DERMATOLOGY MAY BE ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF TELE-MEDICINE. WHERE PICTURES, TEXTS AND CHATS TAKE THE PLACE OF VISITS TO THE DOCTOR. POCKET DERM IS AFTER TEENAGERS AND YOUNG ADULTS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY. THE PERFECT AGE FOR ADOPTING MOBILE HEALTH CARE.

"they take a half day off work. if they're 15 years old they take a half day off school and their mom takes a half day off work. so it's really those people we made pocketderm for."

"so is it legal to get prescription medicine without ever meeting with your doctor face to face? only sending him some pictures?"

"so you can absolutely do that. there's still about 13 states where the laws say that you can do it online but you need to have met them first."

BESIDES THE DIAGNOSIS, POCKETDERM OFFERS CUSTOM MADE MONTHLY PRESCRIPTIONS AND FOLLOW UP DIAGNOSIS THROUGH MORE SELF-PORTRAITS, ALL FOR 30 DOLLARS A MONTH. BUT DO POCKET PICTURES WORK FOR ALL SKIN ISSUES?

"if you have mild acne, moderate acne, this is right for you. if you have really severe acne, chances are we'll take a look, we'll think about it but we will likely say, i think you're better served by seeing a local dermatologist." Return to index of stories...


SELFIE PRESCRIPTION-OC


DOCTORS SAY MOST CHRONIC CONDITIONS CAN BE MONITORED FROM HOME.

AND THAT IT WON'T BE LONG BEFORE YOU TURN TO YOUR SMARTPHONE TO TALK WITH YOUR DOCTOR. Return to index of stories...


WOZNIAK APRIL FOOLS-VO


JUST IN TIME FOR APRIL FOOL'S DAY, A STORY ABOUT A HIGH-PROFILE PRACTICAL JOKER.

APPLE CO-FOUNDER STEVE WOZNIAK ADMITS HE OCCASIONALLY MAKES HARMLESS PRANK CALLS TO FANS.

WOZNIAK SAYS HE POSES AS ONE OF APPLE'S CUSTOMER SERVICE REPS, ASKING STRAIGHT-FACED QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW THEY LIKE THEIR NEW iPHONE, iPAD OR MAC. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2 SHOT


TAKING A GRILLING ON CAPITOL HILL TODAY.

THE NEW HEAD OF GENERAL MOTORS EXPLAINS WHY RECALLS WERE IGNORED,

RESULTING IN MULTIPLE DEATHS.

THIS, AS THE AUTOMAKER ANNOUNCES *ANOTHER RECALL.

PLUS THIS.

"Yeah, he pulled us over. I couldn't believe it."

A COUPLE TAKING A QUICK TRIP TO CALIFORNIA GOT PULLED OVER.

THEY ARGUE ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS HAVE COLORADO PLATES FOR POLICE TO TAKE NOTICE.

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DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS


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IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-TRX MAP VO


GOOD AFTERNOON I'M CHAD OLIVER.

LET'S GET TO NEW VIDEO FROM A NORTH NAPLES BUSINESS OWNER.

AN ENTIRE SHOPPING CENTER IS WITHOUT ELECTRICITY RIGHT NOW AFTER A POWER LINE CAUGHT ON FIRE.

YOU'RE LOOKING AT NEW CELL PHONE VIDEO JUST INTO OUR NEWSROOM.

THIS HAPPENED AT THE GREEN TREE CENTER, OFF IMMOKALEE AND AIRPORT PULLING ROAD.

A POWER LINE FELL AND JUST SECONDS LATER IT SHOT UP IN FLAMES,

LEAVING MORE THAN TWENTY BUSINESSES WITHOUT POWER AT NOON.

CREWS ARE WORKING ON THE LINES NOW.

THE SAY A BIRD POSSIBLY FLEW INTO THE LINE.

BUSINESS OWNERS SAY OUT OF NO WHERE THEY HEARD A LOUD "BOOM".

SOME BUSINESSES ARE JUST STARTING TO GET POWER BACK NOW

LUCKILY, THE FIRE WAS CONTAINED QUICKLY AND NO ONE WAS INJURED Return to index of stories...


JAMES REDMOND-OC TRX VO


NBC2 IS WAS IN COURT THIS MORNING, SEVERAL SEVERAL IMPORTANT HEARINGS.

STARTING WITH NEW DETAILS ABOUT THIS MAN.

JAMES REDMOND IS ACCUSED OF KNOWINGLY EXPOSING TWO OF HIS SEX PARTNERS TO H-I-V.

THE JUDGE DECIDED HIS TRIAL WILL START ON OR SHORTLY AFTER MAY FIFTH OF THIS YEAR.

PROSECUTORS SAY REDMOND BROKE THE LAW WHEN HE HAD SEX WITH TWO MEN AND DIDN'T TELL THEM HE'S H-I-V POSITIVE. Return to index of stories...


BINISH EVANS-TRX VOTOPS


WE'RE ALSO FOLLOWING A DISTURBING CASE OF CHILD NEGLECT.

THIS HAPPENED IN FORT MYERS.

A PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE FOR BINISH EVANS WAS RESCHEDULED TO MAY 6th TO LET THE DEFENSE FINISH TAKING DEPOSITIONS.

EVANS TOLD POLICE SHE WAS WITH HER LOVER WHEN SHE LEFT HER 2-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER ALONE IN A HOTEL ROOM AT THE CANDLEWOOD SUITES,

STARVING AND LYING IN HER OWN WASTE.

THE LITTLE GIRL IS NOW WITH HER FATHER. Return to index of stories...


ASHLEY TOYE-TRX VOTOPS


A COURT HEARING SET FOR THIS WOMAN TODAY HAS BEEN RESCUDULED FOR MAY 12.

17 YEAR OLD ASHLEY TOYE IS SERVING A LIFE SENTENCE FOR A DOUBLE MURDER IN 2006.

A STATE APPEALS COURT SAID SHE HAS THE CHANCE TO GET OUT EARLY.

TOYE WAS FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER ALONG WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CASH FEENZ GANG.

TODAY'S HEARING DELAY IS BECAUSE OF PENDING LEGISLATION REGARDING TOYE'S AGE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE RIDEALONG-TRX VO


MAKE SURE YOU HAVE CAR INSURANCE IF YOU'RE HITTING THE ROAD.

CAPE CORAL'S FINEST ARE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR DRIVERS COSTING THE STATE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

THEY'RE CRACKING DOWN ON UNINSURED DRIVERS USING FAKE INFORMATION

TO TRY AND CHEAT THE SYSTEM.

THIS IS THIRD TIME CAPE PD HAS CONDUCTED AN OPERATION LIKE THIS.

OFFICERS SAY WHILE YOU CANT BE ARRESTED FOR NOT HAVING ACTIVE

INSURANCE YOU CAN BE FOR DRIVING ON A SUSPENDED LICENSE.

IF OFFICERS DO FIND SOMEONE USING A FAKE INSURANCE CARD THAT WOULD BE

AN ARRESTABLE OFFENSE. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-TRX VOTOPS SS OC


THE COLLIER COUNTY COMMUNITY IS RALLYING AND PRAYING FOR TWO BARRON COLLIER HIGH SCHOOL BOYS.

THIS IS NICK HEALEY AND CAMERON CONROY.

THEY WERE INVOLVED IN A SERIOUS CAR CRASH IN GEORGIA OVER SPRING BREAK.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK SPOKE WITH BOTH BOYS THIS MORNING,

AS THE ROAD TO RECOVERY BEGINS. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-PKG


TODAY IS CAMERON CONROY'S FIRST DAY BACK TO SCHOOL AFTER THE CRASH. I

ALSO SPOKE TO NICK ON THE PHONE. HE IS STILL IN A MACON GEORGIA

HOSPITAL RECOVERING FROM SERIOUS INJURIES.

PKG

THIS WAS THE LAST PHOTO TAKEN ON CAMERON CONROY AND NICK HEALEY'S

SPRING BREAK ROAD TRIP.

A STOP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA BEFORE HEADING TO ATLANTA TO VISIT A FRIEND.

Cameron Conroy

"We were just pumped and cracking jokes the whole time."

THE TRIP TOOK A TERRIFYING TURN WHEN THE CHEVY COBOLT HIT THE

GUARDRAIL BEFORE FLIPPING OVER.

VOICE OF NICK HEALEY

"We woke up in the hospital"

"So you don't remember anything?"

"I lost a couple hours of memory."

CAMERON SPENT TWO DAYS IN THE HOSPITAL RECOVERING FROM MINOR INJURIES.

NICK IS STILL AT THE HOSPITAL IN MACON GEORGIA.

HE LOST HIS RIGHT LEG.

WE SPOKE TO HIM OVER THE PHONE

Nick

"I guess I'm recovering alright, but it's baby steps."

THIS MORNING HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS, PARENTS AND FACULTY CAME TOGETHER

TO PRAY FOR HEALING AND STRENGTH.

Nick

"It made me feel so incredibly loved."

A STRENGTH THAT HIS MENTOR SAYS IS INSTILLED IN NICK'S DEEP-ROOTED

FAITH--THAT WILL GET HIM THROUGH HIS LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY.

ZACH GURICK

YOUNG LIFE MENTOR

"He's one of the most inspiring, amazing young men that I've ever

known and it's really amazing to see how he's handling all of this."

LIVE

NICK TELLS ME HE HOPES TO RETURN TO COLLIER COUNTY SOON. HE MAY HAVE

MORE SURGERIES AND WILL HAVE TO GO THROUGH PHYSICAL THERAPY.

FRIENDS ARE RAISING MONEY TO HELP PAY FOR NICK'S RECOVERY.

YOU CAN FIND THAT INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE AT NBC-2.COM. Return to index of stories...


STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS


A QUICK LOOK AT THE ACTIVITY ON WALL STREET AT NOON.

STOCKS MOVE HIGHER FOR A THIRD DAY RUNNING.

INVESTORS ARE HAPPY AFTER POSITIVE REPORTS TODAY ON U-S CONSTRUCTION AND U-S MANUFACTURING.

LOOKING LIVE AT THE BIG BOARD.

RIGHT NOW THE DOW ___. Return to index of stories...


GM INVESTIGATION-TRX VOTOPS OC


HAPPENING TODAY ON CAPITOL HILL,

GENERAL MOTORS' NEW CEO MARY BARRA AND THE HEAD OF THE NATION'S AUTO SAFETY WATCHDOG TESTIFIED ABOUT A DEFECT IN SMALL CARS THAT IS LINKED TO 13 DEATHS.

ALL OF THIS COMES AS GM ROLLS OUT *ANOTHER RECALL AFFECTING ONE MILLION VEHICLES.

REBECCA JARVIS HAS THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


GM INVESTIGATION-PKG


OVERNIGHT G-M'S NEW CEO MARY BARRA -MEETING PRIVATELY WITH 12 FAMILIES OF

CRASH VICTIMS IN WASHINGTON DC.

SOT KEN RIMER / CRASH VICTIM'S STEP-FATHER: This was the first

time she apologized to us. Which was you very heartfelt and that but on the

other hand, you know, we've got such open wounds and sores from you know

losing loved ones.

KEN RIMER LOST his 18-year-old step-daughter, Natasha. AND Randy Rademaker

LOST HIS 15-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER Amy Lynn.IN THIS GRISLY WISCONSIN CRASH IN

2006. in a chevy cobalt with a faulty ignition

RANDY RADEMAKER / CRASH VICTIM'S FATHER: 232424 Said she was sorry to all of

us, and then we all got a chance to talk to her and tell her about our

children

Since Barra took over in January GM HAS RECALLED 2.6 MILLION vehicles

BECAUSE THEIR IGNITION SWITCHES COULD TURN OFF UNEXPECTEDLY -- SHUTTING DOWN

THE CAR POWER AND SAFETY SYSTEMS, INCLUDING THE AIR BAG.

And then there's this:

Nats iphone video

IPHONE VIDEO -- capturing the horrifying moment THIS 2015 GMC YUKON caught

fire while JOHN AND JUDITH TERGINA WERE TEST DRIVING it with their two sons.

SOT JOHN TERGINA / TEST DROVE VEHICLE: 22;41;32;00 From seeing the

smoke to getting out - it was within a minute. That thing was already on

fire when we were walking away.

SOT ERIC DUBIN / TERGINA'S ATTORNEY: It's sheer luck that this family is

alive.

THREE OTHER SIMILAR INCIDENTS REPORTED IN THE SAME MODEL. LEADING GM TO

RECALL NEARLY 500,000 SUVs FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-TRX VOWIPE


RIGHT NOW IN WASHINGTON STATE, SEARCH CREWS ARE SCRAMBLING TO FIND TWENTY-TWO PEOPLE STILL MISSING FROM A MUDSLIDE.

TODAY THEY ANNOUCED THE DEATH TOLL HAS RISEN TO 27.

WASHINGTON'S GOVERNOR ASKED THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR A MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION IN AN EFFORT TO COVER LOSSES AND EXPENSES. Return to index of stories...


WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-SOTVO


sot/ LoAnna Langdon - Lost Home:52 -:57

'It's just been overwhelming the kindness of all of our community members that have come together for us."

MEANWHILE THE TIGHT-NIT COMMUNITY IS COMING TOGETHER.

VOLUNTEERS ARE MAKING DELIVERIES TO SURVIVORS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR HOMES. Return to index of stories...


POT PROFILING-OC


THEY CALL IT POT PROFILING.

A COLORADO COUPLE SAYS THEY WERE PULLED OVER IN CALIFORNIA JUST BECAUSE THEY HAD COLORADO PLATES.

OLIVIA WILMSEN HAS THEIR STORY. Return to index of stories...


POT PROFILING-PKG


"Do we look like potheads?"

DAVID ADKINS AND HIS GIRLFRIEND KAY HARMON TRAVELED TO CALIFORNIA IN THIS WHITE CHEVY AVALANCHE IN JANUARY.

20 MINUTES OUTSIDE LAS VEGAS.

"Yeah, he pulled us over. I couldn't believe it."

THEY SAY AN UNDERCOVER NEVADA STATE TROOPER WAS BEHIND THEM FOLLOWING A *DIFFERENT* DRIVER WHO WAS SPEEDING WHEN THE TROOPER QUICKLY GOT BEHIND *THEM* AND TURNED ON HIS LIGHTS.

"There was no reason for him to pull us over. Why did he pull us over? Only because we had a Colorado license plate and he stuck his head in there and started sniffing as soon as he came up to the car."

IT WAS JANUARY 26TH.

LESS THAN A MONTH AFTER COLORADO'S RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA SHOPS LEGALLY STARTED SELLING POT.

"Are you tired?"

"Yeah, he asked me if I was tired and I said no, it's 3 o'clock in the afternoon."

ADKINS SAYS THE TROOPER CLAIMED HE WAS SWERVING.

*HE* SAYS HE ONLY SWERVED BECAUSE HE WAS WATCHING THE TROOPER IN HIS REAR VIEW MIRROR.

"Didn't ask for license, registration, nothing."

"He just pulled us over because just to check to see if we had pot."

THEY'RE NOT THE ONLY ONES TALKING ABOUT LICENSE PLATE PROFILING.

CHECK OUT THE KRDO NEWSCHANNEL 13'S FACEBOOK PAGE TODAY.

ANDY SAYS: GOT PULLED OVER IN ILLINOIS FOR HAVING COLORADO PLATES. THEY SEARCHED MY TRUCK AND TRAILER.

BETSI WROTE: YES AT ROLLA MISSOURI. AND NOT ONLY DO THE COPS PULL YOU OVER, EVERY POT HEAD AROUND ASK US TO SELL TO THEM WHEN THEY SEE YOUR PLATES.

"I thought it was strange and violated just because we were from Colorado we got pulled over."

IN COLORADO SPRINGS, OLIVIA WILMSEN, KRDO NEWSCHANNEL 13. Return to index of stories...


POT PROFILING-OC


NEVADA STATE PATROL SAYS A TROOPER MUST HAVE PROBABLE CAUSE TO PULL SOMEONE OVER.

SWERVING IS CONSIDERED PROBABLE CAUSE. Return to index of stories...


HOLY GRAIL-2 SHOT


LISTEN TO THIS.

TWO RESEARCHERS CLAIM THEY HAVE SOLVED A TWO THOUSAND YEAR OLD MYSTERY.

THEY CLAIM TO HAVE FOUND THE ELUSIVE HOLY GRAIL.

HERE'S PAULA FARIS FOR A RATHER INTERESTING STORY. Return to index of stories...


HOLY GRAIL-PKG


NATS Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

FOR 2000 YEARS, HISTORIANS HAVE SEARCHED FOR THE HOLY GRAIL.IT'S BEEN A

HOLLYWOOD STAPLE

NATS The Da Vinci Code / Columbia Pictures

ONE OF THE OLDEST MYSTERIES.WHAT HAPPENED TO THE CUP JESUS USED AT THE LAST

SUPPER.Recreated HERE IN THE new MOVIE "SON OF GOD"

NAT pop press conference

BUT NOW TWO HISTORIANS HAVE COME FORWARD SAYING THE JEWEL ENCRUSTED GOBLET

HAS BEEN INSIDE THIS SPANISH BASILICA -- IN LEON

THE TWO RESEARCHERS BELIEVE THEY FOUND EVIDENCE DOCUMENTING THAT MUSLIMS

STOLE THE INFAMOUS CUP FROM JERUSALEM.TAKING IT TO EGYPT. THEY SAY IT

WAS THEN DISGUISED WITH JEWELS AND EVENTUALLY GIVEN TO SPANISH KING FERNANDO

AS A GIFT.

THOUSANDS OF BELIEVERS ARE NOW FLOCKING TO SEE THE GOLDEN CHALICE

SOT Dr. Robert Cargill / Assistant Professor, The University of Iowa

094700 I don't think that we'll ever find the holy grail. Even if we had it,

there would be no way to confirm that it was the grail.

But while THIS LATEST DISCOVERY IS STIRRING new INTRIGUE CLOSE TO THE EASTER

SEASON -

IT'S DOUBTFUL TO BE THE LAST CRUSADEIN FINDING THE COVETED CUP.

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TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


A SIGN POSTED BY A NEIGHBOR IN LOUISIANA IS RAISING CONCERN.

A HOME OWNER THREATENS NEIGHBORS WITH POISONED TRASH,

TO RID THE AREA OF LOOSE PETS.

TODAY YOU'LL HEAR FROM NEIGHBORS WHO THINK THIS IS CRAZY.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

IT'S A BEAR SITTING AT A PICNIC TABLE.

LET THE FUN COMMENTS BEGIN.

NBC2 TAKES A TRIP TO NAPLES ZOO.

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TZ4 A) POISONED TRASH-VO


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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TIGER WOODS OUT-TRX 2 SHOT VO


Golfer Tiger Woods said Tuesday he will be unable to play in the upcoming Masters tournament after undergoing surgery for a pinched nerve.

WOODS HAS WON THE MASTERS 4-TIMES.

HE WON'T GET TO WEAR THE GREEN JACKET THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


MANHATTAN HOME PRICES-VO


PONY UP IF YOU WANT TO LIVE IN MANHATTAN.

NEW NUMBERS SHOW THE MEDIAN PRICE FOR A PRIME REAL ESTATE HOME IN THE BIG APPLE.

972-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

KEEP IN MIND THIS IS NOT THE *AVERAGE PRICE FOR A HOME.

IT'S JUST A NUMBER IN THE MIDDLE.

EVEN SO, PRICES ARE UP 18 AND A HALF PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR.

AND PEOPLE ARE BUYING, IF YOU CAN SURVIVE THE BIDDING WARS.

SALES ARE UP 25 PERCENT. Return to index of stories...


BEAR AT NAPLES ZOO-2 SS


HAVE YOU SEEN THE BEARS AT NAPLES ZOO?

THEY'RE GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION ON FACEBOOK.

TAKE A LOOK.

A BLACK BEAR IS CHILLING AT A PICNIC TABLE IN THE BEAR PIN.

HERE'S A GROUP ENJOYING A SNACK AT THE PICNIC TABLE.

SOMEONE COMMENTED ON FACEBOOK,

"SOMETIMES I WONDER IF THERE IS MORE TO LIFE THAN JUST EATING HONEY AND STEALING PICNIC BASKETS." Return to index of stories...


NORCAL WEATHER-TRX VOTOPS WIPE


THERE'S A LOT OF SNOW IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY.

THAT'S GOOD NEWS FOR PEOPLE HITTING THE SLOPES.

BUT NOT SO GOOD FOR DRIVERS TODAY.

SNOW PLOWS ARE OUT IN FULL FORCE.

AND IF IT'S NOT SNOW, IT'S RAIN.

FANS OF THE OAKLAND A'S DIDN'T SEEM TO MIND THE WET WEATHER AHEAD OF MONDAY'S GAME AGAINST THE CLEVELAND INDIANS. Return to index of stories...


MEXICO SAND SCULPTING-VOTOPS


QUITE A DIFFERENT PICTURE SOUTH OF THE BORDER.

THIS LOOKS LIKE A SCENE ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

BUT THESE SAND SCUPTURES ARE ON THE BEACHES OF ACAPULCO MEXICO.

THEIR ANNUAL SAND SCULPTURE COMPETITION IS IN ITS 40TH YEAR. 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 and dry stretch continues"

The high and mid level clouds that made their way across Southwest Florida yesterday kept temperatures a few degrees cooler as they topped out in the upper 70s to lower 80s. Now that the clouds have faded and moved east, we're on our way to a big warm up with more sunshine over the next few days.

Sunny skies will prevail throughout the mid day hours, and temperatures will be on the rise throughout the afternoon. Expect daytime highs to be a bit warmer today as they return to the middle 80s under sunny skies. Temperatures will be slightly cooler along the beaches and coastal areas as they top out near 80°.

Mostly clear skies will remain in the forecast tonight with comfortable conditions. Temperatures will also be seasonable as they dip into the lower 60s in town.

High pressure will rule our weather over the next several days, keeping us under a tranquil pattern. Our skies will stay mostly to partly sunny through the end of the week with mainly dry weather. Winds will veer to the east and southeast allowing the warmth and humidity to move in. Daytime highs will climb into the middle 80s by mid week, with morning lows in the middle 60s. In fact by the end of the week, temperatures will soar into the upper 80s. The weekend right now is looking good, with our next chance for rain on the map by early next week. Return to index of stories...


PHARRELL THE VOICE-TRX SOTVOTOPS


pharrell singing "happy"

THAT FAMILIAR SOUND IS THE VOICE OF PHARRELL WILLIAMS.

AND FITTINGLY,

HE'S SIGNED ON TO BE A JUDGE NEXT FALL ON NBC'S HIT SINGING COMPETITION 'THE VOICE'.

SINCE THERE ARE FOUR JUDGES, ONE OF THE CURRENT ONES HAS TO GO.

NO WORD YET WHO IT WILL BE.

CATCH THE BATTLE ROUNDS OF THIS SEASON TONIGHT AT 8 PM,

RIGHT HERE ON NBC2. Return to index of stories...


VEGAS FERRISWHEEL-VO


IT'S A FITTING NAME FOR SIN CITY'S NEW FERRIS WHEEL.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS BEAST.

IT'S CALLED THE HIGH ROLLER, NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

STANDING 550 FEET TALL,

HIGH ROLLER IS BILLED AS THE WORLD'S LARGEST OBSERVATION WHEEL.

IT HAS 28 GLASS-ENCLOSED CABINS AND CAN FIT MORE THAN 1-THOUSAND PEOPLE.

THE RIDE TAKES CLOSE TO 30 MINUTES. Return to index of stories...


DIETING THE RIGHT WAY-OC


WE'VE ALL HEARD FIVE SMALL MEALS A DAY COULD HELP US LOSE WEIGHT.

BUT A NEW STUDY IS SPLASHING SOME COLD WATER ON THAT THEORY.

NBC2'S NICK CILETTI LOOK AT WHY. Return to index of stories...


DIETING THE RIGHT WAY-PKG


THREE MEALS, FIVE MEALS -- THIS NEW STUDY SAYS THROW ALL THOSE MEAL COUNTS OUT THE WINDOW. IT SAYS THE ONLY COUNT THAT SHOULD MATTER IS THE CALORIES.

BRITISH RESEARCHERS WHO PUBLISHED THEIR FINDINGS IN THE "SOCIETY FOR ENDOCRINOLOGY" PUT THIS THEORY TO THE TEST.

THEY STUDIED 24 WOMEN AGE 34 TO 42 -- SOME WERE AVERAGE WEIGHT AND SOME WERE OBESE.

EACH GROUP WAS GIVEN EITHER TWO LARGE MEALS OR FIVE SMALLER MEALS BUT A FULL DAY'S CALORIE COUNT FOR BOTH GROUPS WAS THE SAME, REGARDLESS OF HOW MANY MEALS THEY ATE.

THE STUDY FOUND THAT WOMEN WHO ATE TWO BIG MEALS IN A DAY BURNED THE SAME AMOUNT OF CALORIES AS WOMEN WHO ATE THE SMALLER, MORE FREQUENT MEALS.

THE RESEARCHERS CONCLUDED -- IT'S THE AMOUNT OF CALORIES, NOT FREQUENCY OF MEALS THAT MATTER.

HOWEVER, THEY DID NOTICE ONE SMALL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE GROUPS -- THE OVERWEIGHT WOMEN WHO ATE MORE MEALS A DAY HAD MORE INFLAMMATION IN THEIR BODY AFTER THEY ATE THAN THE WOMEN WITH A MORE NORMAL WEIGHT -- AND INFLAMMATION IS SOMETHING THAT HAS BEEN LINKED TO HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES.

NOW -- THIS STUDY WAS DONE OVER AN EXTREMELY SHORT TIME, SO SOME EXPERTS CAUTION THAT THE CONCLUSIONS ARE LIMITED AND THAT YOU SHOULD STICK TO YOUR CURRENT MEAL PLAN. SUGGESTING THAT IF YOU SUDDENLY SWITCH THE NUMBER OF MEALS YOU EAT EACH DAY, YOU COULD THROW YOUR BODY OFF ITS ROUTINE -- INCREASING HUNGER, AND DERAILING YOUR PLANS TO LOSE WEIGHT.

BUT SOMETHING THIS STUDY AND OTHER HEALTH EXPERTS ARE MOST LIKELY TO AGREE ON -- THAT THE BEST OVERALL APPROACH TO WEIGHT LOSS SEEMS TO BE -- COUNTING CALORIES. Return to index of stories...


FL DRIVE THRU FIGHT-NATS VO


NOT WHAT YOU'D EXPECT AT A DRIVE-THRU.

A WOMAN IN FLORIDA ORDERS FOOD, AND GETS PUNCHED IN THE FACE.

i got it on recording

SOMEONE CATCHES IT ON CAMERA.

THIS HAPPENED AT A MCDONALD'S IN WINTER HAVEN LAST WEEKEND.

NOW A MAN IS CHARGED.

IT WAS A SCENE OF RAGE OVER WHO SHOULD GO FIRST AT THE DOUBLE-DRIVE THRU LINE.

THE ACCUSED ATTACKER SAYS HE DID NOT HIT THE WOMAN,

BUT DEFENDED HIMSELF AGAINST HER FLAILING HER ARMS. Return to index of stories...


POISONED TRASH-2 SHOT


PET OWNERS IN A LOUISIANA NEIGHBORHOOD ARE CONCERNED TODAY,

AND WITH GOOD REASON.

SOMEONE POSTED A SIGN CLEARLY THREATENING TO POISON ANIMALS.

MONICA GRIMALDO REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


POISONED TRASH-PKG


Pet owners in a Ragley neighborhood are concerned after a sign was posted in their neighborhood threatening to poison animals.

The sign was recently posted by a homeowner near a stop sign on Clifford Felice Rd. warning residents to "contain your animals" and threatening to poison trash to prevent those animals from digging through her garbage.

"We drove down there, and we had seen the sign was posted that she was going to start poisoning her trash if we didn't contain our animals," said concerned resident Ramona Edwards.

The message caused negative feedback from neighbors and even received a written response posted right underneath the original sign saying "We in the country love our animals. The raccoons, possums and other wildlife can't read your hateful sign."

Edwards, who owns several dogs and cats, says the sign was insensitive and believes animal cruelty is not a joke.

"It angers me," said Edwards. "It makes me want to speak up, wants me to do something to make other people recognize this in our neighborhood. We love our animals, we love our wildlife, and we just want them to be safe."

The incident raised questions in terms of how the Beauregard Parish Animal Control handles issues like this.

The Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office works in connection with animal control and says poisoning trash is not recommended to help animals stay away from trash cans.

Sheriff Ricky Moses says investing in proper trash cans and calling animal control when needed is the best way for investigators to help keep residents and their animals safe.

"They roam, and they into people's trash," said Moses. "It's a very common complaint that we get. They need to call us, and we'll conduct an investigation to see if we can determine if there's any merit to the sign that was there."

The neighbor responsible for posting the sign confirms she did not poison her trash and claims she was simply aggravated.

Sheriff Moses says the Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office has a contract with the police jury to work with animal control and says the parish has designated animal control investigators to handle these types of cases. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


WILL PRESIDENT OBAMA DECLARE VICTORY?

FIRST AT FOUR THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF IS SET TO ADDRESS THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

MILLIONS OF PEOPLE REPORTEDLY SIGNED UP.

BUT DO EXPERTS THINK it's a SUCCESS?

WE'LL BRING YOU THE SPEECH AND NEW INSIGHT ON WHAT'S NEXT.

PLUS MILLIONS OF CARS THAT HER COMPANY MADE ARE PULLED OFF THE ROAD OVER SERIOUS SAFETY CONCERNS.

FIRST AT FOUR WHAT THE HEAD OF G-M IS SAYING TO LAWMAKERS ABOUT WHAT THE COMPANY KNEW AND WHEN. Return to index of stories...


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IMMOKALEE ROAD FIRE-TRX VOTOPS


POWER IS SLOWLY RETURNING TO BUSINESSES AFTER A POWER LINE CAUGHT FIRE.

THIS HAPPENED AT THE GREEN TREE CENTER, OFF IMMOKALEE AND AIRPORT PULLING ROAD,

AFFECTING MORE THAN TWENTY BUSINESSES.

CREWS ARE WORKING ON THE LINES NOW.

THE SAY A BIRD POSSIBLY FLEW INTO THE LINE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE RIDEALONG-TRX VO


CAPE CORAL POLICE ARE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR DRIVERS COSTING THE STATE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

THEY'RE CRACKING DOWN ON UNINSURED DRIVERS USING FAKE INFORMATION

TO TRY AND CHEAT THE SYSTEM.

OFFICERS SAY WHILE YOU CANT BE ARRESTED FOR NOT HAVING ACTIVE

INSURANCE YOU CAN BE FOR DRIVING ON A SUSPENDED LICENSE. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORY 3-VOTOPS


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MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE


TAKING ONE LAST LOOK AT THE DOW THIS HOUR. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA SELFIE-MITTO


TODAY THE BOSTON RED SOX ARE IN WASHINGTON.

PRESIDENT OBAMA HONORED THEM AT THE WHITE HOUSE.

AND CHECK OUT THIS SELFIE. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-3-SHOT


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