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ANCHOR SUPERS NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS
DIRECTORS PAGE GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH-TRX
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT OBAMACARE NUMBERS-NEWSROOM
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP OBAMACARE NUMBERS-VIDBOX
GOOD MORNING-ANIBOXTOPS-TRX OBAMACARE NUMBERS-NEWSROOM
GM INVESTIGATION-VO IN PLASMA 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX
GM INVESTIGATION-SOTVO, PLASMA 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP SQUATTERS-2SH-TRX
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC SQUATTERS-VO IN PLASMA
HIDDEN CAMERA-OTS-ZMAP SQUATTERS-SOT-GRX IN PLASMA
OBAMACARE NUMBERS-TRX-OC-VIDBOX JAMAICA TO FL FLIGHT SMOKE-TRX-ZMAP
MISSING PLANE-TRX-OC-VO LEE SCHOOLS FIRE EMPLOYEES-OTS
WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-TRX VO IN PLASMA ARCADIA MURDER FOLO-OC-SS
WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-SOTVO, PLASMA VR LABS-OC-VO
HIV CASE IN COURT-OTS-VO FREE BALANCE SCREENING-TRX-OC-CG
ASHLEY TOYE COURT-OTS-VO RED SOX AT WHITE HOUSE-OTS-VO
CHILD ABUSE COURT-OTS-VO BEAR AT NAPLES ZOO-TRX-SS
EMS RESPONSE TIMES-OC-VIDBOX RVL QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SS (2)
STOLEN EGGS-TRX-SSTOP-VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
CAPE POLICE ADVISORY BOARD-OTS BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
COLLIER BACK TO CLASS-OTS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL MARINE STABBING-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX REAR VIEW CAMERAS-OC-VO-VIDBOX
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC DROP PROGRAM-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP DROP PROGRAM-SOTVO
UMPIRE TECHNOLOGY BREWERS-VO IN PLASMA PHARRELL THE VOICE-TRX-SOTVO
UMPIRE TECHNOLOGY CUBS-VO IN PLASMA WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX-WIPE
NORCAL WEATHER-TRX-T-ANIBOX ANCHORMAN 2 DVD-VOTOPS
snow-vo COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
rain-vo WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
storms-vo BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
CAR INTO HOSPITAL-OC-VO SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-2SH-SS-TRX-ANIBOX
IVAN COLEMAN PLEA-OC-TRX-VO SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-LIVE
RACIAL GAP-OTS SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-SS (2)
VEGAS FERRISWHEEL-OC-VO SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-LIVE
DAD'S BREASTFEEDING VIRAL PHOTOS-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT 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 TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
MARYLAND FIRE-TRX-VO TS OBAMACARE NUMBERS-VOTOPS
CAPE SIGN ORDINANCE-OC-VO TS SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-SSTOPS
CAPE CRA-OTS TS EMS RESPONSE TIMES-VIDBOXTOPS
GOV SCOTT SEXUAL PREDATORS BILL-OTS TS HIV CASE IN COURT-VOTOPS
STOCKS-TRX-CGTOP TS ASHLEY TOYE COURT-VOTOPS
SODA SALES-OTS TS CHILD ABUSE COURT-VOTOPS
WEDDING COSTS-OTS TS CAPE POLICE-ONCAM
GOOGLE APRIL FOOLS-OTS TS CAPE CRA-ONCAM
squatters tease-TRX-VO TS CAPE SIGN ORDINANCE-VOTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL1) SQUATTERS-TRX-SOTVO FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI GOODBYE-4-SHOT
HL3) OBAMACARE-TRX-SOTVO  


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


LOOKING AHEAD

GM Under Fire

NEW OVERNIGHT

Obamacare Numbers

NEW THIS MORNING

EMS Response Times

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

G-M UNDER FIRE!

ISSUING ANOTHER RECALL FOR MORE THAN A MILLION MORE CARS AS ITS C-E-O FACES LAWMAKERS ON CAPITOL HILL TODAY. WHAT ALL THIS MEANS FOR THE AUTOMAKER AND CONSUMERS.

PLUS, THE LAST MINUTE RUSH TO BEAT THE MIDNIGHT DEADLINE.

JUST HOW MANY PEOPLE SIGNED UP FOR HEALTH CARE AFTER GLITCHES AND LONG LINES.

AND ALL NEW STARTING TODAY ---

nats of fire hose and ambulance sirens

IMPROVING EMS RESPONSE TIMES.

WHERE MORE PARAMEDICS AND AMBULANCES ARE BEING DEPLOYED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-ANIBOXTOPS-TRX


DEVELOPING AS YOU WAKE UP THIS MORNING --

GM'S NEW CEO IS HEADING TO CAPITAL HILL TO TALK ABOUT THE COMPANY'S HANDLING OF MILLIONS OF RECALLED CARS.

GOOD MORNING I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M STACEY DEFFENBAUGH.

THOSE CARS WERE LINKED TO MORE THAN A DOZEN DEATHS --

WE ARE ALSO LEARNING THERE IS YET ANOTHER ROUND OF RECALLS THIS MORNING INVOLVING MILLIONS MORE GM CARS.

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH IS KEEPING A CLOSE EYE ON THIS STORY AS IT DEVELOPS.

CLIFF WHAT HAVE YOU FOUND OUT. Return to index of stories...


GM INVESTIGATION-VO IN PLASMA


1-POINT-3 MILLION MORE CARS BEING RECALLED FOR POWER STEERING ISSUES --

THESE ARE CHEVY'S, SATURNS AND PONTIACS DATING ALL THE WAY BACK TO 2004.

THAT'S ON TOP OF THE 2-POINT-6 MILLION ALREADY RECALLED FOR FAULTY IGNITIONS --

TODAY, GM CEO MARY BARRA WILL TESTIFY IN FRONT OF CONGRESS

THE BIGGEST QUESTION -- WHY DID GM WAIT NEARLY A DECADE TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT THAT IGNITION PROBLEM?

NBC2 HAS OBTAINED A COPY OF BARRA'S PREPARED STATEMENTS FOR TODAY.

SHE WILL BE ISSUING AN APOLOGY SAYING SHE IS QUOTE -- DEEPLY SADDENED --

WE'RE ALSO LEARNING SEVERAL FAMILY MEMBERS OF PEOPLE KILLED IN CRASHES ARE GOING TO BE THERE --

THIS MORNING -- THEY'RE SAYING THEY HOPE TO HEAR SOME ANSWERS -- Return to index of stories...


GM INVESTIGATION-SOTVO, PLASMA


Ken Rimer, family member

"i'd like to either say to g-m just come forthright and say 'well okay, we' re going to own this. this is our problem. this was our mistake. we're going to own it. we're going to take care of it."

AS FOR THIS LATEST ROUND OF RECALLS FOR POWER STEERING ISSUES -- GM HAS NOT LINKED THE PROBLEM TO ANY ACCIDENTS YET --

WE'RE GOING TO BE CLOSELY MONITORING THIS HEARING THROUGHOUT THE DAY --

WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHAT THE CEO SAYS --

LIVE IN THE STUDIO, CF, 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 METEORLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING NICE AND WARM WEATHER THIS WEEK. 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...


HIDDEN CAMERA-OTS-ZMAP


THIS IS INCREDIBLY CREEPY AND WE'RE WORKING TO GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT IT RIGHT NOW ----

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE TRYING TO TRACK DOWN WHOEVER PUT A HIDDEN CAMERA INSIDE A CLOCK RADIO AT A RENTAL ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

IT WAS FOUND LAST WEEK, INSIDE A RENTAL UNIT ON THE 19-HUNDRED BLOCK OF BAY VIEW DRIVE.

A MAN STAYING IN THE UNIT SAYS THE PIN HOLE CAMERA WAS IN A CLOCK RADIO IN THE BATHROOM.

SO FAR NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. Return to index of stories...


OBAMACARE NUMBERS-TRX-OC-VIDBOX


A BIG TALKER, AND ALL NEW FROM OVERNIGHT.

A LAST-MINUTE RUSH TO SIGN UP FOR INSURANCE.

WE CHECKED IN OVERNIGHT, AND AS OF 12:01, GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SAY MORE THAN 7 MILLION AMERICANS SIGNED UP AT HEALTH CARE GOT GOV.

WE ARE EXPECTING EXACT NUMBERS LATER TODAY.

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

IN LOUISIANA, SOME CALLERS SAY THEY WAITED UP TO TWO HOURS.

IN CALIFORNIA, THERE WERE SO MANY CUSTOMERS THAT THE STATE EXCHANGE HAD TO SWITCH OFF A KEY FUNCTION ON ITS WEBSITE AND GET PEOPLE TO FINISH THEIR APPLICATIONS LATER. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-TRX-OC-VO


6:05, AND NEW INFORMATION JUST INTO OUR NEWSROOM ABOUT THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIAN PLANE.

THIS MORNING THE CHIEF AIR MARSHAL IN AUSTRALIA IS CALLING IT THE "MOST CHALLENGING" HE'S EVER SEEN.

OVERNIGHT, HE ALSO SAID THE SEARCH FOR THE PLANE COULD TAKE WEEKS.

SEARCH TEAMS CONTINUE SCOURING THE SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN FOR SIGNS OF THE PLANE. Return to index of stories...


WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-TRX VO IN PLASMA


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW AS YOU WAKE UP ---

MORE VICTIMS HAVE BEEN RECOVERED FROM THE WASHINGTON STATE MUDSLIDE.

OFFICIALS SAY THE REMAINS OF THREE VICTIMS WERE FOUND MONDAY, BUT THEY'VE NOT BEEN ADDED TO THE OFFICIAL DEATH COUNT OF 24.

A LIST OF 22 PEOPLE BELIEVED MISSING HAS BEEN RELEASED.

THE GOVERNOR HAS 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, PLASMA


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...


HIV CASE IN COURT-OTS-VO


TAKING A LOOK TO THE DAY AHEAD NOW----

NBC-2 CAMERAS WILL BE IN LEE COUNTY COURTROOM TODAY, FOR SEVERAL IMPORTANT HEARINGS IN THE DAY AHEAD.

THIS 1ST ONE, IS A PRE TRIAL CONFERENCE THAT IS SCHEDULED FOR A LEE COUNTY MAN WHO PROSECUTORS SAY BROKE THE LAW -- WHEN HE HAD SEX WITH TWO MEN AND DIDN'T TELL THEM HE'S H-I-V POSITIVE.

NBC-2 WILL BE THERE AT 10:15 THIS MORNING TO BRING YOU THE LATEST ON JAMES REDMOND'S CASE. Return to index of stories...


ASHLEY TOYE COURT-OTS-VO


ALSO ON THE DOCKET ---

A COURT HEARING FOR A DOUBLE MURDER THAT ROCKED SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

17 YEAR OLD ASHLEY TOYE. WAS FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER. ALONG WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CASH FEENZ GANG.

SHE WAS SENTENCED TO LIFE --

AFTER BEING CONVICTED OF THE 2006 MURDER OF JEFFREY AND ALEX SOSA.

BUT A STATE APPEALS COURT HAD SAID SHE HAS THE CHANCE TO BE LET OUT EARLY. Return to index of stories...


CHILD ABUSE COURT-OTS-VO


AND A HEARING IS SET FOR A DISTURBING CASE OF CHILD NEGLECT IN FORT MYERS.

BINISH 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.

COUNT ON NBC-2 FOR THE LATEST IN ALL THREE CASES. Return to index of stories...


EMS RESPONSE TIMES-OC-VIDBOX RVL


ALL NEW STARTING TODAY ---

COLLIER COUNTY IS BEEFING UP ITS EMERGENCY RESPONSE.

A BUDGET INCREASE OF 882-THOUSAND DOLLARS HAS BEEN APPROVED TO ADD 12 ADDITIONAL EMS STAFF. EFFECTIVE TODAY.

IMPROVEMENTS SPAN EACH EMS RESPONSE ZONE IN COLLIER, INCLUDING THE ADDITION OF SIX PARAMEDICS AND ONE AMBULANCE IN NORTH NAPLES, STAFFING A SEASONAL AMBULANCE IN MARCO ISLAND,

ADDING THREE FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDICS TO THE BIG CORKSCREW ISLAND FIRE CONTROL AND RESCUE, AND ADDING THREE QUICK RESPONSE PARAMEDICS IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES. Return to index of stories...


STOLEN EGGS-TRX-SSTOP-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT ---

TAKE A LOOK-

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR THIS TRUCK.

SOMEONE STOLE THIS FULL SIZE SEMI TRUCK AND TRAILER OVER THE WEEKEND WITH NEARLY 200-THOUSAND EGGS INSIDE.

THE TRUCK DRIVERS WIFE- SAYS HE HAD BEEN PARKING THE RIG BEHIND THE

7-11 IN SOUTH FORT MYERS FOR THE LAST FIVE MONTHS.

WHILE HE WAS JUST A MILE DOWN THE ROAD AT HIS HOME- SOMEONE STOLE HIS

TRUCK, TRAILER AND ALL THOSE EGGS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE POLICE ADVISORY BOARD-OTS


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

THE CITY OF CAPE CORAL HAS DECIDED UNANIMOUSLY TO ABOLISH THE VOLUNTEER POLICE ADVISORY BOARD.

IT WAS CREATED IN 2011, AFTER AN OFFICER WAS CONVICTED OF MORTGAGE FRAUD AND A SERGEANT WAS DEMOTED FOR INTIMIDATING THE PUBLIC.

IN A MEMO OBTAINED BY NBC2, CHIEF BART CONNELLY SAID THE ADVISORY BOARD WAS NOT PROVIDING A BENEFIT TO THE PUBLIC. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER BACK TO CLASS-OTS


AND IT'S BACK TO CLASS FOR COLLIER COUNTY STUDENTS THIS MORNING.

SPRING BREAK IS OFFICIALLY OVER. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

A BRAND NEW STUDY ON THE RACIAL GAP IN AMERICA.

WE'LL BREAK DOWN THE JUST-RELEASED FINDINGS.

PLUS, IT'S A FIRST IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HISTORY --- THANKS TO THE NEW INSTANT REPLAY SYSTEM. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

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


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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UMPIRE TECHNOLOGY BREWERS-VO IN PLASMA


THIS NEXT STORY HAS A LOT OF PEOPLE TALKING, AND ONE THAT YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

HIGH-TECH HELP FOR BASEBALL UMPIRES.

THE USE OF EXPANDED REPLAY ON OPENING DAY.

IT'S A FIRST IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HISTORY.

AN UMPIRE'S CALL WAS OVERTURNED MONDAY, IT INVOLVED, MILWAUKEE BREWERS STAR RYAN BRAUN. HE WAS CALLED OUT INSTEAD OF SAFE.

IT TOOK ALL OF 58 SECONDS TO CLEAR IT ALL UP. Return to index of stories...


UMPIRE TECHNOLOGY CUBS-VO IN PLASMA


NOW JUST MINUTES LATER, ANOTHER CALL WAS OVERTURNED IN PITTSBURGH.

A CHICAGO CUBS RUNNER WAS EVENTUALLY RULED OUT AT FIRST BASE. Return to index of stories...


NORCAL WEATHER-TRX-T-ANIBOX


WE JUST GOT NEW VIDEO INTO OUR NEWSROOM WE WANT TO SHOW YOU --- TALK ABOUT WEATHER WHIPLASH!. WITH SNOW, RAIN AND SEVERE STORMS!

SNOWY WEATHER IN CALIFORNIA'S SIERRA IS GIVING THE REGION'S SKI RESORTS A MUCH NEEDED BOOST.

UP TO EIGHT INCHES OF SNOW FELL IN SOME AREAS.

BUT IT WASN'T SNOW FOR EVERYONE.

FANS OF THE OAKLAND A'S DIDN'T SEEM HAMPERED BY THE WET WEATHER.

AND IN NEARBY BERKELEY, THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT LIGHTNING STRIKES.DAMAGING TREES AND HOMES.

NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED IN THE AREA. Return to index of stories...


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CAR INTO HOSPITAL-OC-VO


AND YOU DIDN'T SEE THIS VIDEO LAST NIGHT ---

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 IN DARBY.

THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE BUILDING IS BEING CHECKED.

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


IVAN COLEMAN PLEA-OC-TRX-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 EXCLUSIVE, OF A MISSOURI MAN WHO CAUSED AN AMBER ALERT FOR TWO MISSING COLLIER COUNTY TEENS-

AS HE'S BEING RELEASED FROM JAIL.

IVAN COLEMAN REFUSED TO COMMENT ON HIS CASE.

IN COURT HE CHANGED HIS PLEA OF NOT GUILTY TO NO CONTEST.

THE JUDGE SENTENCED HIM TO ONE YEAR IN JAIL WITH CREDIT FOR TIME SERVED.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE PICKED UP 15-YEAR-OLD TATIANA ROSADO AND 14-YEAR-OLD MEGAN MORRIS LAST MAY IN COLLIER COUNTY.

AFTER AN AMBER ALERT, POLICE FOUND THEM IN KENTUCKY - 15 HOURS AWAY.

HIS FAMILY WAS AT THE JAIL TO TAKE HIM BACK TO MISSOURI.

THAT'S WHERE HE'LL SERVE TWO YEARS OF PROBATION.

HE'S NOT ALLOWED TO HAVE CONTACT WITH THE GIRLS. Return to index of stories...


RACIAL GAP-OTS


THIS IS A NEW STORY THAT HIT THE A-P WIRE WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING ---

A NEW REPORT SAYS THAT IN EVERY REGION IN AMERICA, WHITE AND ASIAN CHILDREN ARE FAR BETTER POSITIONED FOR SUCCESS THAN BLACK, LATINO AND AMERICAN INDIAN CHILDREN.

THE REPORT JUST RELEASED BY THE ANNIE E. CASEY FOUNDATION LOOKS AT 12 INDICATORS SUCH AS READING AND MATH PROFICIENCY, HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION DATA, TEEN BIRTH RATES AND EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS. Return to index of stories...


VEGAS FERRISWHEEL-OC-VO


TALK ABOUT A HIGH ROLLER!

THE LAS VEGAS SKYLINE HAS CHANGED AGAIN. THIS TIME SHOWCASING WHAT'S BILLED AS THE WORLD'S LARGEST OBSERVATION WHEEL.

THE "HIGH-ROLLER," IS A 550-FOOT-TALL FERRIS WHEEL, THAT JUST OPENED TO THE PUBLIC.

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

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


DAD'S BREASTFEEDING VIRAL PHOTOS-OC-VO


THIS MORNING A TENNESSEE DAD'S CAMPAIGN TO GET FATHERS MORE INVOLVED IN BREAST-FEEDING HAS GONE VIRAL.

THEY ARE PICTURES MEANT TO START A CONVERSATION.

MEN.SOME SHIRTLESS.HOLDING INFANTS AS THOUGH THEY ARE BREAST-FEEDING.

WHEN HIS WIFE WAS PREGNANT HE WANTED TO LEARN ABOUT CARING FOR NEWBORNS, BUT SAYS HE WASN'T ALLOWED IN BREASTFEEDING CLASSES.

IT'S CALLED PROJECT BREASTFEEDING,

AND HE HOPES THE PICTURES HELP TACKLE STIGMA ASSOCIATED WITH PUBLIC BREAST-FEEDING. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT


JUST TO ADD TO THAT, ACCORDING TO NBC NEWS -- A C-D-C REPORT OUT LAST YEAR NOTED THAT WOMEN ARE MORE SUCCESSFUL AT NURSING WHEN FATHERS SUPPORT THEM.

NEXT ON NBC TWO NEWS TODAY --

THE AVERAGE COST OF A WEDDING IS GOING UP --

WHY SODA SALES ARE SHRINKING ---

AND GOOGLE PLAYS AN APRIL FOOL'S JOKE ON US ALL.

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...


MARYLAND FIRE-TRX-VO


BREAKING RIGHT NOW IN MARYLAND ---

A MASSIVE FIRE AT A LARGE BUILDING IN GAITHERSBURG, SENT FLAMES INTO THE AIR EARLY THIS MORNING.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT HOW THIS HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


CAPE SIGN ORDINANCE-OC-VO


THIS IS BRAND NEW AS OF TODAY ---

NO MORE SIGN WAVERS IN CAPE CORAL.

YOU SEE THEM ALL THE TIME, PEOPLE STANDING ON THE SIDEWALK IN COSTUMES WAIVING SIGNS.

BUT STARTING TODAY, NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO STAND ON THE SIDEWALKS OR STREET TO CREATE ATTENTION FOR BUSINESSES.

CITY LEADERS BELIEVE THE MOVE WILL MAKE THE CITY LOOK BETTER.

THE CITY IS ALSO CONSIDERING A BAN ON A-FRAME SIGNS, A FEATHER BANNER OR WINDOW SIGNS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CRA-OTS


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

THE CAPE CORAL CITY COUNCIL DECIDED THEY NEED MORE HELP, BEAUTIFYING THE CITY.

THEY'VE DECIDED TO EXPAND THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OR C-R-A.

A SEPARATE BOARD WILL BE CREATED TO OVERSEE A PARK'S REDEVELOPMENT - WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE AREA RIGHT NEXT TO CITY HALL, THE MID-CAPE INDUSTRIAL PARK, NEAR VISCAYA PARKWAY AND COUNTRY CLUB BOULEVARD. Return to index of stories...


GOV SCOTT SEXUAL PREDATORS BILL-OTS


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ----

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT IS ABOUT TO SIGN A SLEW OF SEXUAL PREDATOR BILLS.

THEY WOULD REQUIRE SEXUAL PREDATORS TO BE LOCKED UP LONGER.

AND REQUIRE THAT MORE BE COMMITTED FOR PSYCHIATRIC REVIEW ONCE THEY FINISH THEIR SENTENCES.

THE BILL SIGNINGS WILL HAPPEN AT 2:30 THIS AFTERNOON IN TALLAHASSEE. Return to index of stories...


STOCKS-TRX-CGTOP


ALL EYES WILL BE ON THE BIG BOARD WHEN THE MARKETS OPEN IN A FEW HOURS.

THE DOW, GAINING 134 POINTS

YESTERDAY.

INVESTORS WERE APPARENTLY OPTIMISTIC AFTER FED CHAIR JANET YELLEN SAID THERE'S STILL ROOM FOR THE CENTRAL BANK TO HELP THE ECONOMY.

ANALYSTS, HOWEVER, CALL THE MODEST GAINS END-OF-QUARTER "WINDOW DRESSING". Return to index of stories...


SODA SALES-OTS


THIS MORNING THERE'S NOT MUCH FIZZLE IN SODA SALES THESE DAYS.

SALES DROPPED ABOUT THREE- PERCENT LAST YEAR.

THAT'S NEARLY TWICE THE DECLINE FROM THE YEAR BEFORE.

AMERICANS JUST AREN'T DRINKING SODAS THE WAY THEY USED TO. TOTAL

CONSUMPTION IN AMERICA IS DOWN TO ITS LOWEST LEVEL SINCE 19-95.

IT LOOKS LIKE MORE AMERICANS ARE TURNING THEIR BACKS ON ARTIFICIAL SWEETENER IN DIET SODA. Return to index of stories...


WEDDING COSTS-OTS


AND THE COST OF GETTING HITCHED HAS HIT A NEW HIGH:

JUST UNDER $30-THOUSAND DOLLARS, NOT COUNTING THE HONEYMOON! Return to index of stories...


GOOGLE APRIL FOOLS-OTS


AND GOOGLE HAS POSTED AN APRIL FOOL'S DAY JOB LISTING.

THOSE INTERESTED IN BECOMING A "POKEMON MASTER" CAN DOWNLOAD THE LATEST VERSION OF GOOGLE MAPS. AND SEARCH FOR THE ONE HUNDRED- FIFTY POKEMON SCATTERED ACROSS THE GLOBE. Return to index of stories...


squatters tease-TRX-VO


COMING UP WE HAVE A PACKED 6:30 HALF HOUR --- INCLUDING A BRAND NEW NBC-2 INVESTIGATION ABOUT SQUATTERS, THOSE ARE PEOPLE ARE ARE LIVING RENT FREE IN HOMES THAT AREN'T THEIRS.

HOW THEY'RE ABLE TO GET AWAY WITH IT LEGALLY, WE WILL ANSWER THAT IN A LIVE REPORT. 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) SQUATTERS-TRX-SOTVO


4415-ISH after that 7 years they can go to a judge and apply for title if the judge sees they filed the law its their property. 4423

ALL NEW RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

AN INVESTIGATION INTO SQUATTERS. AND JUST HOW EASY IT IS TO TAKE OVER A HOME THAT ISN'T THEIRS, IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL3) OBAMACARE-TRX-SOTVO


sot: Vice President Joe Biden:53-:57

"I think people are going to be really, really surprised with how well this turned out"

ALL NEW OVERNIGHT. THE DEADLINE FOR OBAMACARE HAS COME AND GONE.

JUST HOW MANY PEOPLE ACTUALLY SIGNED UP, DESPITE TECHNICAL GLITCHES AND LONG LINES.

WE HAVE A LIVE REPORT STRAIGHT AHEAD. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH-TRX


GOOD MORNING I'M STACEY DEFFENBAUGH.

THE DEADLINE TO SIGN UP FOR INSURANCE UNDER THE AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT HAS PASSED.

SO NOW A LOT OF QUESTIONS, WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES, AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF YOUR NOT SIGNED UP?

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH HAS BEEN LOOKING THROUGH REPORTS -- DIGGING FOR ANSWERS --

CLIFF -- YOU'RE LEARNING SOME PEOPLE MAY STILL HAVE TIME TO SIGN UP -- Return to index of stories...


OBAMACARE NUMBERS-NEWSROOM


I WENT TO THE HEALTHCARE.GOV WEBSITE THIS MORNING --

THERE'S A BIG BANNER THAT SAYS "OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR 2014 IS OVER."

BUT RIGHT BELOW THAT -- THERE'S LINK THAT SAYS "SEE IF YOU CAN STILL GET COVERAGE."

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OBAMACARE NUMBERS-VIDBOX


IF YOU WENT TO THE WEBSITE -- YOU PROBABLY SAW THIS --

IT WAS OUT OF SERVICE FOR SIX HOURS MONDAY.

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SAY IT WAS ALL BECAUSE OF HIGH TRAFFIC --

I'VE BEEN LOOKING THROUGH GOVERNMENT REPORTS -- NEARLY 2-MILLION PEOPLE VISITED THE WEBSITE BY 3-PM MONDAY.

NEARLY A MILLION OTHERS CALLED INTO THE CALL CENTER -- Return to index of stories...


OBAMACARE NUMBERS-NEWSROOM


IF YOU ARE ONE OF THESE PEOPLE WHO COULDN'T GET THE PROCESS FINISHED -- I'M LEARNING ANYONE WHO STARTED ENROLLING BY MIDNIGHT WILL HAVE AT LEAST A FEW MORE WEEKS TO COMPLETE ENROLLING --

WE HAVE MORE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE, NBC-2.COM -- JUST CLICK ON NEWSLINKS.

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


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND CHIEF METEORLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING A SUNNY AND DRY STRETCH OF WEATHER! 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...


SQUATTERS-2SH-TRX


ALL NEW THIS MORNING--- NBC 2 IS LOOKING DEEPER INTO THE ISSUE OF SQUATTING IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NEIGHBORHOODS.

IN THE LAST HOUR WE TOLD YOU HOW PEOPLE ARE GETTING AWAY WITH LIVING RENT FREE IN HOMES THAT AREN'T THEIRS.

And POLICE AREN'T ABLE TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT.

NOW WE EXAMINE HOW SOME CAN TAKE OWNERSHIP OF A HOME OR PROPERTY BY SIMPLING FILLing OUT PAPERWORK AND PAYING TAXes on it.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY JOINS US LIVE IN THE STUDIO AND EXPLAINS HOW THIS HAPPENS. Return to index of stories...


SQUATTERS-VO IN PLASMA


KRISTA STACEY

IT'S MUCH EASIER THAN one would THINK. THE PROCESS IS CALLED ADVERSE POSSESSION.

THE MOST FAMOUS CASE --HAPPENED IN BOCA RATON.

A 23 YEAR OLD TRIED TO SNAG A 2.5 MILLION DOLLAR WATERFRONT MANSION.

HE ENDED UP LIVING THERE FOR 5 WEEKS BEFORE BANK OF AMERICA BOLTED THE DOORS.

THIS ONLY HAPPENED BECAUSE OF WARY NEIGHBORS.

BUT THIS CAN HAPPEN ANYWHERE IN FLORIDA. AND IF NO ONE IS PAYING ATTENION--- ANYONE CAN MOVE IN---

WE WENT TO THE LEE COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER KEN WILKENSON FOR AN EXPLANATION. Return to index of stories...


SQUATTERS-SOT-GRX IN PLASMA


ken Wilkenson lee county property appraiser.

44:00 if someone walks in this office and says I've moved into this property. I want to apply to own it. if they go through the process which is to file the application the form, we make record of it. they have to pay the tax for the next 7 years we make record and check to make sure they are doing that after that 7 years they can go to a judge and apply for title if the judge sees they filed the law its their property. 4423

NOW WE WENT DOWN TO THE PROPERTY APPRAISERS OFFICE AND FOUND OUT THAT THIS HAPPENS MORE OFEN THAN YOU MIGHT THINK. THIS LIST IS JUST THE HOUSES AND PROPERTIES THAT HAVE BEEN TAKEN IN LEE COUNTY IN THE LAST DECADE OR SO.

KRISTA STACEY I THINK THE 23 YEAR OLD SO CALLED PARTY BOY IN BOCA ROTAN JUST WENT TO THE WRONG NEIGHBORHOOD--- Return to index of stories...


JAMAICA TO FL FLIGHT SMOKE-TRX-ZMAP


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

A FLORIDA-BOUND JETBLUE AIRLINER THAT HAD JUST TAKEN OFF FROM A JAMAICAN AIRPORT WAS FORCED TO RETURN TO THE CARIBBEAN ISLAND AFTER PEOPLE SMELLED SMOKE.

SIX PEOPLE ON THE PLANE ARE BEING MEDICALLY EVALUATED.

WE'RE TOLD PASSENGERS WERE INJURED WHILE EVACUATING THE PLANE.

THE FLIGHT TO FORT LAUDERDALE HAD 98 PASSENGERS AND RETURNED TO JAMAICA SOME 15 MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF. Return to index of stories...


LEE SCHOOLS FIRE EMPLOYEES-OTS


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD IS ABOUT TO FIRE TWO TEACHERS.

IT'S HOLDING A SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING THIS AFTERNOON TO ADDRESS THE ISSUES.

THE TEACHERS ARE MICHAEL DAVIS AND JESSICA MAISONET.

THE SPECIAL MEETING STARTS AT 2:00 O'CLOCK THIS AFTERNOON. Return to index of stories...


ARCADIA MURDER FOLO-OC-SS


NOW AN UPDATE ON A MURDER INVESTIGATION IN DESOTO COUNTY ---

A WOMAN NEARLY BEATEN TO DEATH IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY.

WE LEARNED JOANN BURNHAM IS OUT OF THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HER SON, KARL, VICIOUSLY ATTACKED HER AND HER HUSBAND IN THEIR DESOTO COUNTY HOME.

GEORGE BURNHAM DID NOT SURVIVE THE BEATING.

KARL SERVED 22 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SECOND DEGREE MURDER,

AND HAD RECENTLY MOVED BACK HOME TO LIVE WITH HIS PARENTS.

KARL IS BEING HELD WITHOUT BOND. Return to index of stories...


VR LABS-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE ---

LEE COUNTY IS OFFICIALLY FILING SUIT AGAINST V-R- LABS.

THE COUNTY CLAIMS THE BONITA BASED HERBAL DRINK MAKER FAILED TO CREATE AS MANY JOBS, AS PROMISED.

NOW LEE COUNTY WANTS ITS 5 MILLION DOLLARS BACK.

CO-FOUNDER KAY GOW CAME BACK SAYING THE COMPANY HAS MET IT'S GOALS, BUT IT CAN'T PAY UP, BECAUSE ALL IT'S MONEY IS TIED UP IN A VACANT BUILDING OFF ALICO ROAD. Return to index of stories...


FREE BALANCE SCREENING-TRX-OC-CG


ALL NEW IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST ---

YOU CAN GET A FREE BALANCE SCREENING TODAY.

UNINTENTIONAL FALLS ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH DUE TO INJURY AMONG FLORIDA RESIDENTS AGES 65 YEARS AND OLDER.

YOU CAN FIND OUT ABOUT YOUR RISK FOR FALLS AT LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM'S BALANCE CLINIC FROM 10 A.M. TO NOON.

IT'S AT THE LEE CENTER FOR REHABILITATION & WELLNESS ON CARRELL ROAD IN FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX AT WHITE HOUSE-OTS-VO


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD, A BIG DAY FOR THE BOSTON RED SOX. THE TEAM IS HEADING TO THE WHITE HOUSE TO MEET PRESIDENT OBAMA AND CELEBRATE THEIR WORLD SERIES WIN.

BOSTON CELEBRATED THE VICTORY LAST NOVEMBER.

THE TEAM WILL VISIT WITH THE PRESIDENT LATER THIS MORNING.

IN A RELATED STORY --- OVERNIGHT WE FOUND OUT IT WILL COST BOSTON RED SOX FANS A LITTLE BIT MORE TO ROOT FOR THE HOME TEAM.

THEY HAVE THE HIGHEST TICKET PRICES IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL.

THEY ALSO SERVE THE MOST EXPENSIVE BEER. Return to index of stories...


BEAR AT NAPLES ZOO-TRX-SS


HAVE YOU SEEN THIS?

THE NAPLES ZOO IS GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION ON FACEBOOK.

AND IT'S ALL THANKS TO SOME PICTURES OF THEIR BEAR EXHIBIT.

CHECK IT OUT.

IT'S A BLACK BEAR, JUST HANGING OUT AT A PICNIC TABLE IN ITS PEN.

THE PICTURE HAS GOTTEN HUNDREDS OF LIKES ON FACEBOOK.

THEN SOMEONE TOOK THE PICTURE AND ADDED THIS CAPTION.

"SOMETIMES I WONDER IF THERE IS MORE TO LIFE THAN JUST EATING HONEY AND STEALING PICNIC BASKETS."

IT'S A POPULAR PLACE AT THE BLACK BEAR PEN.

HERE'S A GROUP ENJOYING A SNACK AT THE PICNIC TABLE. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SS (2)


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

A SPECIAL TRIBUTE IS ABOUT TO BEGIN AT BARRON COLLIER HIGH SCHOOL.

STUDENTS AND FAMILY ARE GATHERING FOR A PRAYER VIGIL FOR THIS YOUNG MAN IN JUST A COUPLE MINUTES. HE HAD HIS LEG AMPUTATED IN A SPRING BREAK CRASH.

WHILE HIS BUDDY IS SUPPOSED TO HEAD BACK TO CLASS TODAY. WE'RE LIVE WITH THE OUTPURING OF SUPPORT FOR THESE TWO. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

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6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX


LISTEN UP SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, IT'S TIME FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S!

AND THIS JUST IN --- HALEY YOU ARE TRACKING A WINTER STORM IN APRIL?! Return to index of stories...


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


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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MARINE STABBING-OC-VO


CAUGHT ON CAMERA!

NEW VIDEO INTO OUR NEWSROOM OVERNIGHT ---

THREE MARINES WERE STABBED WHILE TRYING TO BREAK UP A FIGHT THAT APPEARED TO BE BETWEEN RIVAL SPORTS FANS.

WATCH AS THIS FIGHT IN HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA ESCALATES INTO A STABBING RIGHT IN FRONT OF POLICE AFTER BARS CLOSED SUNDAY MORNING.

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 WERE TREATED AND RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL.

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


REAR VIEW CAMERAS-OC-VO-VIDBOX


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

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...


DROP PROGRAM-OC-VO


THIS STORY IS GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION ON OUR NBC-2 FACEBOOK PAGE AS YOU WAKE UP ---

PUBLIC SERVANTS FIRE BACK --- AFTER SOME QUESTION A RETIRMENT PLAN FOR STATE WORKERS.

NBC2 OBTAINED NEW NUMBERS DETAILING EXPENSES PAID OUT FOR THE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PROGRAM.

FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS, TEACHERS, AND OTHERS CAN OPT INTO THE PROGRAM - FIVE YEARS BEFORE RETIREMENT.

STATE RECORDS REVEAL THOUSANDS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PLAN TO DO SO

THEY WILL RECEIVE LUMP SUMS ROLLED INTO AN INVESTMENT PLAN ONCE THEY FINISH THEIR YEARS OF SERVICE.

IN ADDITION, TO THEIR PROMISED PENSIONS PLANS.

CRITICS CALL IT DOUBLE DIPPING.

THOSE WHO SERVED FAITHFULL FOR YEARS - SAY THAT SIMPLY ISN'T THE CASE.

THEY ARGUE - IT'S DIVERSIFYING THEIR RETIREMENT PLANS. Return to index of stories...


DROP PROGRAM-SOTVO


I love this job but I hate when somehow they make me look like a bad guy. Simply because I'm earning a wage and a retirement with the state law.

Nobody is doing anything wrong here. We're earning our retirement that has been promised to us. Simple as that."

THE PRESIDENT OF LEE COUNTY'S TEACHER UNION SAYS A FEW HIGH-PROFILE AND ELECTED LEADERS HAVE GIVEN THE PROGRAM A BAD NAME.

HE ARGUES - THE STATE MUST PROVIDE INCENTIVES AND SECURITY TO RECRUIT TALENTED WORKERS. Return to index of stories...


PHARRELL THE VOICE-TRX-SOTVO


pharrell singing "happy"

SINGER PHARRELL WILLIAMS HAS AN EXTRA REASON TO BE "HAPPY". BEYOND SIMPLY HAVING A CHART TOPPING SINGLE.

NBC ANNOUNCED HE WILL JOIN "THE VOICE" THIS FALL AS ONE OF THE COACHES.

THE NETWORK'S ANNOUNCEMENT DID NOT INDICATE WHO ELSE WOULD

BE JOINING IN THE FALL. Return to index of stories...


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


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

TALK ABOUT A COMEBACK --

8 NEW SONGS FROM MICHAEL JACKSON WILL BE RELEASED NEXT MONTH

TUCKED AWAY IN JACKSON'S ARCHIVES, PRODUCERS UNCOVERED NEVER-BEFORE-HEARD

VOCAL TRACKS. NOW, WITH THE HELP OF SOME STAR PRODUCERS, THOSE SONGS ARE

FINALLY BEING COMPLETED. Return to index of stories...


ANCHORMAN 2 DVD-VOTOPS


AND NEW ON DVD.

ANCHOR MAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES, STARING WILL FERRELL AS NEWS ICON RON

BURGUNDY. AND - "47 RONAN" 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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SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-2SH-SS-TRX-ANIBOX


THIS MORNING BARRON COLLIER HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE SHOWING UP TO SCHOOL EARLY.

NOT FOR CLASSES, BUT TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR A FRIEND AND CLASSMATE.

JUNIOR NICK HEALEY WILL BE THERE IN SPIRIT.

HE'S RECOVERING FROM A SERIOUS CRASH THAT HAPPENED OVER SPRING BREAK.

HE HAD HIS LEG AMPUTATED.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE AT THE SCHOOL FOR THE PRAYER VIGIL. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-LIVE


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SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-SS (2)


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS PICTURE I JUST RECEIVED FROM CAMERON'S MOM. WHEN I SPOKE TO HER THIS MORNING SHE TOLD ME THE BOYS TOOK THIS PHOTOS WHEN THEY STOPPED AT UF ALONG THEIR ROAD TRIP.

THE TWO HIGH

SCHOOL STUDENTS CAMERON CONROY AND NICK HEALEY WERE DRIVING TO VISIT A

FRIEND IN ATLANTA ON SPRING BREAK ON MARCH 23RD WHEN THEIR CHEVY COBALT WENT INTO THE GUARDRAIL AND THEN FLIPPED.

BOTH BOYS WERE PULLED OUT OF THE CAR.

CONROY'S MOTHER TELLS US HIS INJURIES WERE MINOR, HOWEVER NICK

HEALEY'S LEG WAS AMPUTATED.

NICK HEALEY WILL SOON BE TRANSFERRED TO COLLIER COUNTY TO HAVE HIS

REMAINING SURGERIES AND CONTINUE PHYSICAL THERAPY.

SINCE THE CRASH, STUDENTS HAVE RALLIED IN SUPPORT OF NICK'S RECOVERY. IN THIS PHOTO YOU SEE THE LACROSSE TEAM WROTE "PLAY FOR NICK" FOR A GAMW.

THIS MORNING A GROUP OF STUDENTS AND FRIENDS ARE HERE TO LIFT HEALEY'S NAME

UP IN FAITH AND PRAYER AS HE CONTINUES TO RECOVER AT THE HOSPITAL IN MACON. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-LIVE


LIVE IN CC DK NBC2. Return to index of stories...


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS OBAMACARE NUMBERS-VOTOPS


A LAST-MINUTE RUSH TO SIGN UP FOR HEALTH CARE INSURANCE. HAS GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS HOPING THEY'VE REACHED THEIR GOAL OF 7 MILLION AMERICANS ENROLLED UNDER THE NEW HEALTH CARE LAW.

THIS MORNING WE ARE WAITING ON THE EXACT NUMBERS.

RUSHING AGAINST THE CLOCK.SERVED AS A MAJOR HEADACHE FOR SOME.

IN CALIFORNIA, THERE WERE SO MANY CUSTOMERS THAT THE STATE EXCHANGE HAD TO SWITCH OFF A KEY FUNCTION ON ITS WEBSITE AND GET PEOPLE TO FINISH THEIR APPLICATIONS LATER. Return to index of stories...


TS SCHOOL VIGIL CRASH VICTIMS-SSTOPS


RIGHT NOW BARRON COLLIER HIGH STUDENTS ARE COMING TOGETHER IN PRAYER FOR TWO FELLOW STUDENTS.

LAST WEEK. NICK HEALEY AND CAMERON CONROY WERE INJURED IN A SERIOUS CRASH DURING A SPRING BREAK TRIP IN GEORGIA.

A TIRE BLEW OUT SEND THE CAR INTO A GUARDRAIL.

BOTH BOYS HAD TO BE EXTRACTED FROM THE VEHICLE.

NICKE HEALEY IS NOW RECOVERING AFTER HIS LEG WAS AMPUTATED.

CONROY IS EXPECTED TO HEAD BACK TO SCHOOL TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TS EMS RESPONSE TIMES-VIDBOXTOPS


COLLIER COUNTY IS BEEFING UP ITS EMERGENCY RESPONSE.

A BUDGET INCREASE OF 882-THOUSAND DOLLARS HAS BEEN APPROVED TO ADD 12 ADDITIONAL EMS STAFF. EFFECTIVE TODAY.

IMPROVEMENTS SPAN EACH EMS RESPONSE ZONE IN COLLIER, INCLUDING THE ADDITION OF SIX PARAMEDICS AND ONE AMBULANCE IN NORTH NAPLES, STAFFING A SEASONAL AMBULANCE IN MARCO ISLAND, Return to index of stories...


TS HIV CASE IN COURT-VOTOPS


THIS MORNING WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO WHEN A PRE-TRIAL WILL BEGIN FOR A LEE COUNTY MAN.

PROSECUTORS SAY JAMES REDMONDS BROKE THE LAW WHEN HE HAD SEX WITH TWO MEN.

AND DIDN'T TELL HIM HE WAS H-I-V POSITIVE. Return to index of stories...


TS ASHLEY TOYE COURT-VOTOPS


ALSO HAPPENING IN COURT TODAY.

A COURT HEARING FOR A DOUBLE MURDER.

17 YEAR OLD ASHLEY TOYE. WAS FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER. ALONG WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CASH FEENZ GANG.

SHE WAS SENTENCED TO LIFE --

AFTER BEING CONVICTED OF THE 2006 MURDER OF JEFFREY AND ALEX SOSA.

BUT A STATE APPEALS COURT HAD SAID SHE HAS THE CHANCE TO BE LET OUT EARLY. Return to index of stories...


TS CHILD ABUSE COURT-VOTOPS


A HEARING IS ALSO SET FOR A DISTURBING CASE OF CHILD NEGLECT IN FORT MYERS.

BINISH 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...


TS CAPE POLICE-ONCAM


A CHECKS AND BALANCES - OF THE CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT IS NOW GONE.

ON MONDAY THE CITY DECIDED UNANIMOUSLY TO ABOLISH THE VOLUNTEER POLICE ADVISORY BOARD.

IT WAS CREATED IN 2011, AFTER AN OFFICER WAS CONVICTED OF MORTGAGE FRAUD AND A SERGEANT WAS DEMOTED FOR INTIMIDATING THE PUBLIC.

CHIEF BART CONNELLY SAYS THE ADVISORY BOARD IS NOT PROVIDING A BENEFIT TO THE PUBLIC. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE CRA-ONCAM


THE CAPE CITY COUNCIL ALSO DECIDED THEY NEED MORE HELP, BEAUTIFYING THE CITY.

THEY'VE DECIDED TO EXPAND THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OR C-R-A.

A SEPARATE BOARD WILL BE CREATED TO OVERSEE A PARK'S REDEVELOPMENT - WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE AREA RIGHT NEXT TO CITY HALL, THE MID-CAPE INDUSTRIAL PARK, NEAR VISCAYA PARKWAY AND COUNTRY CLUB BOULEVARD. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE SIGN ORDINANCE-VOTOPS


ALSO OUT OF THE CAPE.

YOU WONT SEE ANY MORE SIGN WAVERS.

STARTING TODAY NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO STAND ON THE SIDEWALKS OR STREETS TO CREATE ATTENTION FOR BUSINESSES TO BRING IN CUSTOMERS.

CITY LEADERS BELIEVE THE MOVE WILL MAKE THE CITY LOOK BETTER.

THE CITY IS ALSO CONSIDERING A BAN ON A-FRAME SIGNS, FEATHER BANNERS, AND WINDOW SIGNAGE. 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...