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ANCHOR SUPERS TZ3 B) DISPATCHER SAVES DAD-SOTVO
KEY LIST DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS
BURNHAM REPORT-TRX 2 SHOT SS VO BURNHAM REPORT-TRX SS VO
FM CONDO FIRE-TRX VOTOPS OBX FM CONDO FIRE-TRX VO TC MON
FM CONDO FIRE-REM LIVE FM CONDO FIRE-PKG
FM CONDO FIRE-VO YEAR ROUND TRAFFIC-VO PLASMA
FM CONDO FIRE-SOT YEAR ROUND TRAFFIC-PKG
FM CONDO FIRE-REM LIVE YEAR ROUND TRAFFIC-OC
NAPLES YMCA-VO WIPE DISTRICT 19 POLLING-OC TRX OBX
NAPLES HOOKS-VOTOPS DISTRICT 19 POLLING-REM LIVE
STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS DISTRICT 19 POLLING-VO
MISSING PLANE-TRX VO TC MON DISTRICT 19 POLLING-SOT
MISSING PLANE-PKG DISTRICT 19 POLLING-REM LIVE
DEAN PARK PLANT-VO STOCKS-OC TRX BIGBOARD
JOHN SULLIVAN APPEAL-VOTOPS DISPATCHER SAVES DAD-TRX VOTOPS OC
GA BISHOP HOUSE-TRX O ANI DISPATCHER SAVES DAD-PKG
GA BISHOP HOUSE-PKG SCHOOL FIGHTS-TRX VOWIPE
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT SCHOOL FIGHTS-SOTVO
TZ1 A) CHILE QUAKE-VO TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
TZ1 B) SCHOOL BUS CRASH-VOTOPS TZ4 A) FL MAN STAGES BURGLARY-SOTVO
WEATHER-STC TZ4 B)-VOTOPS
CHILE QUAKE-TRX VO TC MON WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR
CHILE QUAKE-PKG HIDDEN CAMERAS-VO
FL STUDENT TOLD NOT TO PRAY-2 SHOT CHEMICAL SPILL BACK TO WORK-SS VO
FL STUDENT TOLD NOT TO PRAY-PKG FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
FL STUDENT TOLD NOT TO PRAY-OC FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP CROSS TALK-3 SHOT
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL WILLARD SCOTT-2SHOT SS
GM RECALL LATEST-TRX VO WIPE CHARLES KEATING DEAD-VO
HEALTH CARE NUMBERS-VO TOPS FL MAN STAGES BURGLARY-TRX VOTOPS OC
SCHOOL BUS CRASH-VO FL MAN STAGES BURGLARY-PKG
PGE CA INDICTMENT-TRX VOTOPS CHAINSAW IN NECK-VOWIPE
PATIENT INFO STOLEN-TRX VO WIPE CHAINSAW IN NECK-SOTVO
SODA CAN DNA ARREST-SS TOPS CORVETTE PULLED FROM HOLE-VO
DRONE HUNTING-VO COMING UP @ 4-CLIP
TEASE TWO-2 SHOT B) CHRYSLER RECALL-VOTOPS
TZ2 A) MARATHON HEART-VO C) AMAZON STREAMING-VOTOPS
OVERDRAFT FEES-TRX VO WIPE BURNHAM REPORT-TRX 2 SHOT SS VO
AMAZON STREAMING EVENT-VOTOPS TOP STORY 1-TRXVO TOPS
NEW IPHONE-OC TOP STORY 2-VOTOPS
MARATHON HEART-VO PLASMA TOP STORY 3-VOTOPS
MARATHON HEART-CLIP PKG MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE
MARATHON HEART-OC CLOSE-3-SHOT
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BURNHAM REPORT-TRX 2 SHOT SS VO


WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS ABOUT A MURDER INVESTIGATION WE'RE CLOSELY WATCHING.

TODAY WE GOT A COPY OF THE ARREST WARRANT FOR KARL BURNHAM.

HE'S THE SON. ARRESTED FOR MURDERING HIS FATHER AND TRYING TO KILL HIS MOM.

NEW TODAY THE REPORT SHOWS BURNHAM ATTACKED HIS PARENTS USING A HAMMER.

THE REPORT ALSO STATES BURNHAM FIRST WENT AFTER HIS MOTHER JOANN AS SHE WORKED ON THE COMPUTER.

SHE SCREAMED FOR HELP AND HER HUSBAND GEORGE RAN OVER TO HELP.

THAT WAS THE LAST THING SHE REMEMBERED UNTIL HER DAUGHTER CAME HOME AND FOUND HER.

KARL BURNHAM WAS LATER ARRESTED IN ORLANDO.

AUTHORITIES FOUND A HAMMER IN THE BACKSEAT OF HIS CAR. Return to index of stories...


FM CONDO FIRE-TRX VOTOPS OBX


NEW AT NOON. NBC2 HAS LEARNED A CAT HELPED A FAMILY ESCAPE A CONDO FIRE.

THE EARLY MORNING FIRE HAPPENED AT THE PARK CONDO NEAR LAKES PARK IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

NBC2'S TY RUSSELL IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE BUILDING WHERE CREWS ARE CLEANING UP. Return to index of stories...


FM CONDO FIRE-REM LIVE


THE HOMEOWNER OF THE UNIT WHERE THE FIRE STARTED TELLS ME FLAMES WERE

ONLY INCHES AWAY FROM HER HEAD OVERNIGHT.

SHE CREDITS HER CAT FOR SAVING HER AND HER SONS LIFE.

THE PAIR ALONG WITH THE CAT LIVES ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF THIS BUILDING. Return to index of stories...


FM CONDO FIRE-VO


FOUR FAMILIES ARE AFFECTED BY THIS OVERNIGHT FIRE.

ALL OF THEM ARE GETTING HELP FROM NEIGHBORS AND THE RED CROSS.

THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL HAS BEEN CALLED IN TO DETERMINE A CAUSE.

FIRE CREWS TELL US THEYRE CONCERNED WITH SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN THE UNIT

WHERE THE FIRE STARTED.

WE ARE TOLD THE WATER WASNT STRONG ENOUGH TO PUT OUT MOST OF THE FLAMES.

THE CONDO'S PROPERTY MANAGER IS NOT TALKING UNTIL INSURANCE ADJUSTERS

INSPECT THE SYSTEM.

BUT THE MANAGER TELLS ME THEY HAVE AN INSPECTION EVERY YEAR.

ONE NEIGHBOR WHO HAS EXTENSIVE WATER DAMAGE TRIED TO SALVAGE HER STUFF

DURING THE FIRE. Return to index of stories...


FM CONDO FIRE-SOT


Pattie Haverka/ fire victim

"All the water is coming down from the sprinklers and I'm trying to

put buckets down. They're saying get out, get out. And you know, I'm

going with my little buckets." Return to index of stories...


FM CONDO FIRE-REM LIVE


THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL IS NOT EXPECTED TO RELEASE A CAUSE FOR THE FIRE TODAY.

TONIGHT, YOULL EAR FROM MORE VICTIMS ABOUT HOW THEYRE GOING TO MOVE FORWARD. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES YMCA-VO WIPE


IT'S A BIG DAY FOR THE GREATER NAPLES YMCA.

HAPPENING RIGHT NOW,

DEMOLITION IS UNDERWAY AFTER A DEVASTATING FIRE LAST YEAR.

TODAY IS JUST THE FIRST PHASE OF THE DEMO PROJECT.

ON ITS FACEBOOK PAGE THE "Y" POSTED "WE WILL REJOICE IN NEW BEGINNINGS!

A FIRE RIPPED THROUGH ON LABOR DAY LAST YEAR -- DESTROYING THE MAIN BUILDING. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES HOOKS-VOTOPS


ALSO IN NAPLES TODAY, THE CITY OUNCIL WILL MEET TO DISCUSS WHAT KIND OF FISHING HOOKS YOU CAN USE ON THE NAPLES PIER.

MORE THAN 150 PELICANS HAVE BEEN BADLY INJURED BY FISHERMAN.

THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SAYS 140 MORE BIRDS WERE TREATED IN JUST THE THE LAST THREE MONTHS--- COMPARED TO ALL OF LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS


STOCKS OPENED ABOUT EVEN, AFTER THREE STRAIGHT DAYS OF GAINS.

YESTERDAY'S ADVANCES FOLLOWED SOME ENCOURAGING SIGNS OF A PICKUP IN MANUFACTURING.

LOOKING LIVE AT THE BIG BOARD.

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


MISSING PLANE-TRX VO TC MON


NEW DEVELOPMENTS ON THE SEARCH FOR THAT MISSING JET.

MALAYSIAN POLICE ANNOUNCED THAT THE FOCUS IS NOW NARROWED ONTO THE CABIN CREW,

INCLUDING THE PILOTS.

KATY TUR REPORTS FROM KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-PKG


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DEAN PARK PLANT-VO


HAPPENING IN ABOUT ONE HOUR,

A PUBLIC HEARING FOR A CONTROVERSIAL ORGANIC COMPANY WILL TAKE PLACE.

"GREENER FORMULAS" MAKES PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS.

IT WANTS TO MOVE ITS MANUFACTURING DEPARTMENT INTO TWO EMPTY BUILDINGS ON MICHIGAN AVENUE.

THE CATCH -- IT'S IN THE HEART OF A HISTORIC DISTRICT.

THE MEETING IS AT THE FORT MYERS CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS. Return to index of stories...


JOHN SULLIVAN APPEAL-VOTOPS


IN CAPE CORAL,

FORMER MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN KEEPS THE FIGHT ALIVE.

HE DOESN'T WANT TO PAY THE LEGAL FEES, FROM THE LAWSUIT HE FILED OVER THE RECENT ELECTION, WHICH HE LOST.

TAXPAYER MONEY IS BEING USED TO PAY CITY ATTORNEYS.

SULLIVAN SUED THE CITY AND CURRENT MAYOR MARNI SAWICKI CLAIMING VOTER FRAUD AND DEMANDING A RECOUNT-

ALL OF WHICH A JUDGE THREW OUT AND CALLED THE SUIT MERITLESS. Return to index of stories...


GA BISHOP HOUSE-TRX O ANI


CONTROVERSY IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA TODAY.

THE ROMAN CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF ATLANTA IS APOLOGIZING FOR HIS NEW HOME,

WORTH MORE THAN TWO MILLION DOLLARS.

IT'S IN STARK CONTRAST TO POPE FRANCIS, WHO IS KNOWN FOR HIS HUMILITY AND MODEST LIFE STYLE.

NBC'S GABE GUTIERREZ REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


GA BISHOP HOUSE-PKG


NATSOT -cash register sound-

2-POINT-2 MILLION DOLLARS.

NATSOT: -hammering sound-

64-HUNDRED SQUARE FEET.

AND NOW.

SOT: "I think that it's offensive."

.A LOT OF BACKLASH.

NATSOT: -music-

SOME OF THE FAITHFUL AT ATLANTA'S "CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE KING" ARE FURIOUS AT ARCHBISHOP WILTON GREGORY'S NEW HOME.BUILT THANKS TO A DONATION.

.FROM THE ESTATE OF THE NEPHEW OF MARGARET MITCHELL.

NATSOT: -Gone with the Wind-

. AUTHOR OF "GONE WITH THE WIND."

ARCHBISHOP GREGORY LEFT HIS OLDER, MORE MODEST HOUSE TWO MONTHS AGO.TO MAKE ROOM FOR THE SIX PRIESTS NOW LIVING THERE.

NOT *ALL* PARISHIONERS ARE AGAINST THE MOVE.

SOT:

"I know that given the archbishop and his focus that all the decisions are made thoughtfully and very prayerfully."

.BUT OTHERS SAY IT CONTRADICTS THE TEACHINGS OF POPE FRANCIS.WHO LIVES HUMBLY AND SIMPLY.DRIVING A SIX-YEAR-OLD FORD FOCUS.

JUST DAYS AGO.THE POPE REMOVED A GERMAN CLERGYMAN NICKNAMED THE "BISHOP OF BLING".FOR BUILDING A *43-MILLION* DOLLAR RESIDENCE.

AND IN NEW JERSEY AN ARCHBISHOP IS UNDER FIRE FOR A HALF MILLION DOLLAR ADDITION TO HIS RETIREMENT HOME.

SOT:

"I think that when you're in religion and politics, you're held to a different level of accountability."

IN THE NEWSPAPER OF THE ARCHDIOCESE.GREGORY APOLOGIZED.

"I failed to consider the impact on the families throughout the Archdiocese who, though struggling to pay their mortgages, utilities, tuition and other bills, faithfully respond year after year to my pleas to assist with funding our ministries and services."

SOT:

"He wanted to be able to entertain at the house. Including barbecues and including pizza parties, and sometimes it's just gathering for tea."

SOT:

"I've been a parishioner at the Cathedral of Christ the King for 36 years. I have never been invited to anything at the archbishop's home." Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


DEVELOPING AT NOON,

THE TSUNAMI WARNINGS ARE LIFTED.

BUT THE DEVASTATION REMAINS AFTER A DEADLY OVERNIGHT QUAKE IN CHILE.

NBC2 WITH NEW NUMBERS AND NEW VIDEO AT NOON,

AS CREWS GO TO WORK CLEARING OUT THE RUBBLE.

AND SCARY MOMENTS FOR DOZENS OF SCHOOL CHILDREN IN PENNSYLVANIA.

WE'LL GIVE YOU AN UPDATE ON THEIR RECOVERY,

AFTER THEIR BUS FLIPS INTO A DITCH.

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TZ1 A) CHILE QUAKE-VO


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WEATHER-STC


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


CHILE QUAKE-TRX VO TC MON


NORTHERN CHILE IS DEALING WITH AN EARTHQUAKE THAT HIT OVERNIGHT.

LANDSLIDES ARE BLOCKING ROADS,

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE WITH NO POWER,

AND BUSINESSES DESTROYED BY FIRE.

TODAY SIX PEOPLE ARE DEAD.

MARK POTTER HAS THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


CHILE QUAKE-PKG


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FL STUDENT TOLD NOT TO PRAY-2 SHOT


A FLORIDA FAMILY SAYS THEIR 5-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WAS TOLD TO STOP PRAYING IN SCHOOL.

A RELIGIOUS RIGHTS GROUP IS NOW THREATENING LEGAL ACTION,

BUT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SAYS THERE'S NO EVIDENCE THE INCIDENT HAPPENED.

GREG FOX REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


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MARCOS AND KATHERINE PEREZ AND THEIR FIVE YEAR OLD DAUGHTER HAVE NOT BEEN ON THE CARILLON

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CAMPUS SINCE SPRING BREAK… BECAUSE THEY CLAIM ONE OF THE SCHOOL'S CAFETERIA WORKERS TRIED TO FORBID THEIR KINDERGARTNER FROM PRAYING.

"Her right was infringed upon that she was told no, that it was obvious that she was upset."

"I was trying to pray but I just couldn't."

THEY RELEASED THIS VIDEO LAST WEEK, SHOWING THEIR DAUGHTER EXPLAINING WHAT'S ALLEGED TO HAVE HAPPENED…

WHEN SHE PLACED HER HANDS TOGETHER TO SAY GRACE.

"It's good to pray. And she just said, 'it's not good.'"

HER PARENTS SAY THEY WERE STUNNED.

"The situation at hand was that her first amendment right was violated by government at that point. You know, that was very disturbing to us because you know we try to instill biblical values and family values in our kids."

"We take this matter very seriously, and we have zero policy against a student praying to themselves at lunch."

SO FAR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS FOUND NO EVIDENCE THE GIRL'S STORY IS TRUE. BUT THE LIBERTY INSTITUTE OF TEXAS SENT A LETTER TO THE DISTRICT, SAYING THE " NO RIGHT TO SUPPRESS A CHILD'S FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION". AND WANTS AN APOLOGY.

"A five year old girl was told that she can't pray over her chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese and that's unacceptable." Return to index of stories...


FL STUDENT TOLD NOT TO PRAY-OC


DISTRICT OFFICIALS SAY UNTIL THE FIVE YEAR AND HER PARENTS COME IN TO TALK WITH THE PRINCIPAL, THE INVESTIGATION IS SOMEWHAT STALLED. 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"

It was a beautiful start to the new month with sunshine and comfortable humidity levels. Over the next few days, our weather pattern will stay warm and sunny with rain back in the forecast by early next week.

After a cool start to the day with temperatures in the 50s and 60s, we'll see a quick warm up as we head throughout the mid day hours. We'll see sun-filled skies during the afternoon with just a cloud or two making it over to our side of the state. Daytime highs will return into the middle 80s, with a few inland spots making a run for the upper 80s. Cooler readings will be at the beaches and coastal areas due to the gulf breeze.

Mostly clear skies will remain in the forecast tonight, while temperatures dip into the upper 50s to lower 60s. There may even be a few areas of patchy fog by early morning.

High pressure will rule our weather over the next few days, keeping us in a rain free pattern. Winds will veer to the east and southeast allowing the warmth and humidity to move in, along with a few more clouds. Daytime highs will stay unseasonably warm as they climb into the middle to upper 80s through the end of the week. The weekend right now is looking good, with our next chance for rain by late Monday and into early Tuesday. Return to index of stories...


GM RECALL LATEST-TRX VO WIPE


TODAY THE SENATE HOLDS A HEARING ON THE GENERAL MOTORS RECALL.

YESTERDAY THE C-E-O OF GENERAL MOTORS WAS IN THE HOT SEAT BEFORE A HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE.

TODAY MARY BARRA WILL TESTIFY IN THE SENATE AS A SUBCOMMITTEE TAKES UP THE ISSUE OF G-M's FAULTY IGNITION SWITCH,

AND THE RESULTING RECALL OF MORE THAN 1 POINT 6-MILLION VEHICLES.

THE SENATE WILL ALSO LOOK INTO THE N-T-S-B's INVESTIGATION PROCESS. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH CARE NUMBERS-VO TOPS


PRESIDENT OBAMA CONFIRMS MORE THAN 7 MILLION AMERICANS SIGNED UP FOR HEALTH CARE PLANS.

MISTER OBAMA SAYS THE LAW HAS NOT FIXED THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, BUT IT HAS MADE IT A LOT BETTER.

HE SAYS THERE IS NO REASON TO GO BACK,

IN AN APPARENT REFERENCE TO REPUBLICAN EFFORTS TO REPEAL THE LAW. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL BUS CRASH-VO


NEARLY TWO DOZEN STUDENTS IN MISSOURI ARE RECOVERING AFTER A SCHOOL BUS FLIPPED OVER.

IT HAPPENED TUESDAY AS THE DRIVER RAN OFF THE ROAD, OVERCORRECTED.AND THEN DROVE INTO A DITCH AND FLIPPED.

FIVE STUDENTS SUFFERED SERIOUS INJURIES.

OFFICIALS SAY MOST OF STUDENTS SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES.

THE CAUSE OF THE CRASH IS UNKNOWN.

AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY. Return to index of stories...


PGE CA INDICTMENT-TRX VOTOPS


NEW AT NOON,

FOLLOWING A THREE YEAR INVESTIGATION,

A FEDERAL GRAND JURY INDICTED THE UTILITY COMPANY P-G-AND-E.

THEY'RE BLAMED FOR THE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE EXPLOSION IN SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA.

THE EXPLOSION FOUR YEARS AGO LEFT EIGHT PEOPLE DEAD AND DESTROYED MORE THAN 100 HOMES.

A COURT DATE HAS NOT BEEN SET. Return to index of stories...


PATIENT INFO STOLEN-TRX VO WIPE


NBC2 WITH A CRIME ALERT AT NOON.

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS WORKING TO TRACK DOWN A CYBER THIEF.

SOMEONE ACCESSED PERSONAL INFORMATION OF PATIENTS AT FLORIDA RADIOLOGY IN FORT MYERS.

9 PATIENTS HAD THEIR INFORMATION COMPROMISED.

FLORIDA RADIOLOGY HAS NOT TOLD PATIENTS YET.

IT'S ASKING THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO FIND THE PERSON,

TO SEE IF THE INFORMATION WAS ACTUALLY STOLEN. Return to index of stories...


SODA CAN DNA ARREST-SS TOPS


AND LISTEN TO THIS.

AN 18-YEAR-OLD WHO DEPUTIES SAY BURGLARIZED A HOME IN THE TIBURON COMMUNITY LAST YEAR IS IN JAIL.

ACCORDING TO OUR PARTNERS THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS,

LAW ENFORCEMENT CAUGHT PATRICK MCARDLE AFTER A SODA CAN LEFT AT THE NORTH NAPLES HOME TESTED POSITIVE FOR HIS DNA.

SOME OF THE THINGS STOLEN -

CIGARS, 3-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN CASH, A WATCH AND LIQUOR. Return to index of stories...


DRONE HUNTING-VO


DRONES AND THEIR MANY USES HAVE BEEN IN THE NEWS AT LOT LATELY.

THE GO-ANYWHERE TECHNOLOGY ISN'T BEING WELCOMED EVERYWHERE.

NEW TODAY. A TOWN IN COLORADO SAYS NO TO ALLOWING PEOPLE TO SHOOT-DOWN DRONES.

RESIDENTS VOTED DOWN A PROPOSAL TO ISSUE DRONE-HUNTING PERMITS.

IT'S A CRIME TO SHOOT AT DRONES,

BUT BACKERS SAID THE MEASURE WAS A TONGUE-IN-CHEEK CHALLENGE TO SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


HERE'S SOMETHING THAT WILL MAKE YOU THINK TWICE BEFORE LACING UP THE SHOES FOR A LONG RUN.

FINDINGS BY A HEART DOCTOR IN MINNESOTA FLY IN THE FACE OF CONVENTIONAL WISDOM.

HIS REPORT SHOWS LONG DISTANCE RUNNING MIGHT NOT BE HEALTHY AFTERALL. Return to index of stories...


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OVERDRAFT FEES-TRX VO WIPE


YEARS AFTER BEING REINED IN BY REGULATORS,

BANKS ARE TURNING BACK TO A FAMILIAR SOURCE OF REVENUE - OVERDRAFT FEES.

THE AVERAGE FEE HIT A RECORD $30 LAST YEAR, UP FROM $26 IN 2009.

BANKS ARE TRYING TO OFFSET DECLINING REVENUE FROM FEES ON CHECKING AND SAVINGS ACCOUNTS, IN THE WAKE OF STRICTER RULES.

THE FED STOPPED BANKS FROM AUTOMATICALLY CHARGING CUSTOMERS OVERDRAFT FEES ON DEBIT CARD AND ATM TRANSACTIONS. Return to index of stories...


AMAZON STREAMING EVENT-VOTOPS


AMAZON HOLDS AN EVENT IN NEW YORK TODAY,

AMID SPECULATION ABOUT A POSSIBLE DEVICE FOR STREAMING VIDEO.

THE ONLINE RETAILER ALSO LAUNCHED A SERVICE TO LET CUSTOMERS RETURN ITEMS,

THROUGH THE LOCKERS IT'S INSTALLED FOR DELIVERIES IN CONVENIENCE AND GROCERY STORES.

IT'S ESTIMATED A THIRD OF ALL ONLINE PURCHASES ARE RETURNED. Return to index of stories...


NEW IPHONE-OC


TECHNOLOGY NEVER STOPS.

APPLE WILL REPORTEDLY BEGIN PRODUCTION ON THE I-PHONE SIX NEXT MONTH.

IT'S EXPECTED TO COME IN TWO SCREEN SIZES, AND THEY COULD BE ON THE

MARKET IN THE FALL. Return to index of stories...


MARATHON HEART-VO PLASMA


A CONTROVERSIAL NEW STUDY IS RAISING QUESTIONS ABOUT HEALTH BENEFITS OF DISTANCE RUNNING.

ONE HEART DOCTOR FOUND THAT LONG-TIME MARATHONERS HAVE MORE PLAQUE IN THEIR ARTERIES THAN NON-RUNNERS.

RENEE TESSMAN REPORTS ON THOSE FINDINGS. Return to index of stories...


MARATHON HEART-CLIP PKG


IT'S IMPRESSIVE WHEN SOMEONE FINISHES A MARATHON. EVEN MORE IMPRESSIVE, THOSE WHO RUN MARATHONS YEAR AFTER YEAR. BUT A STUDY OF 50 MEN WHO ALL RAN THE TWIN CITIES MARATHON 25 YEARS IN A ROW, HAS SHOCKING RESULTS.

"I thought that we were going to find that I was a very healthy person and no heart disease."

THAT STUDY FOUND THOSE MEN, INCLUDING JOHN TANTZEN, ACTUALLY HAD MORE PLAQUE IN THEIR ARTERIES THAN THOSE WHO DON'T RUN.

"my first perception was yeah! 90th percentile good and it was like stunning when I read further into the details and it was 95th percentile bad."

"We would have expected they had less plaque because these are very fit people typically good healthy lifestyle lots of exercise of course healthy eating habits, in fact they had slightly more plaque, a big surprise."

CARDIOLOGIST DR. ROBERT SCHWARTZ OF THE MINNEAPOLIS HEART INSTITUTE AT ABBOTT NORTHWESTERN IS ONE OF THE STUDY'S AUTHORS. HE SAYS THE STUDY DID NOT SHOW WHY THEY HAVE MORE PLAQUE, BUT HE HAS SOME THOUGHTS.

"if you think about it as a person who has been running all those years, higher blood pressure, higher heart rates, metabolic by-products."

TANTZEN THINKS FOR HIM ITS LIKELY FAMILY HISTORY AND DIET.

"it's hard to get enough calories to train that much and it's so easy to fall into junk food."

"Dr. Schwartz will continue to monitor the marathon runners to see if their higher plaque affects their long term health".

HE SAYS FOR NOW, ITS TOO EARLY TO TELL ULTRA MARATHON RUNNERS TO SLOW DOWN. Return to index of stories...


MARATHON HEART-OC


THE NON-RUNNERS INCLUDED PEOPLE WITH DIABETES AND THOSE WHO WERE OVERWEIGHT OR SMOKERS,

AND STILL THE ULTRA MARATHON RUNNERS HAD MORE PLAQUE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2 SHOT


WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO LIVE IN ONE OF THE FASTES GROWING AREAS?

With more people building homes and moving here -- more people are going to be on the street -- but can our roads handle it?

NBC2 SHOWS YOU WHY WE COULD BE DEALING WITH HEAVY TRAFFIC YEAR-ROUND, NOT JUST DURING SEASON.

AND THIS.

I have a 55-year-old man here that's had diabetes or whatever and he's incoherent.

IT SEEMS LIKE AN ORDINARY CALL FOR ONE DISPATCHER,

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DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS


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BURNHAM REPORT-TRX SS VO


BREAKING NEWS ON A MURDER INVESTIGATION WE'RE CLOSELY WATCHING IN ARCADIA.

NEW TODAY, WE HAVE THE ARREST WARRANT FOR THIS MAN KARL BURNHAM.

HE WAS ARRESTED IN ORANGE COUNTY LAST FRIDAY ON CHARGES OF MURDER AND ATTEMPTED MURDER.

TODAY'S REPORT SHOWS BURNHAM ATTACKED HIS PARENTS USING A HAMMER.

THE REPORT ALSO STATES BURNHAM FIRST WENT AFTER HIS MOTHER JOANN AS SHE WORKED ON THE COMPUTER.

SHE SCREAMED FOR HELP AND HER HUSBAND GEORGE RAN OVER TO HELP.

THAT WAS THE LAST THING SHE REMEMBERED UNTIL HER DAUGHTER CAME HOME AND FOUND HER.

KARL BURNHAM WAS LATER ARRESTED IN ORLANDO.

AUTHORITIES FOUND A HAMMER IN THE BACKSEAT OF THE CAR HE WAS DRIVING. Return to index of stories...


FM CONDO FIRE-TRX VO TC MON


THE RED CROSS HAS STEPPED IN AFTER A FIRE RIPS THROUGH A FORT MYERS CONDO.

DOZENS OF PEOPLE WOKE UP TO SMOKE AND FLAMES JUST BEFORE SUNRISE,

AT THE SOUTH FORT MYERS PARK CONDO.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK WAS ON SCENE ALL MORNING,

SHE JUST SPOKE WITH THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL ABOUT THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


FM CONDO FIRE-PKG


A SOGGYNATS TORN UP NATS MESS

THESE HOME OWNERS.LOST FOR WORDS.

"Yeah, yeah it's.

BONNIE HAVELKA AND HER HUSBAND KEN HAVE SPENT 10 WINTER SEASONS IN

THEIR SOUTH FORT MYERS PARK CONDO.

NOW THEIR HOME AWAY FROM HOME IS SATURATED WITH WATER DAMAGE.

"The other stuff you don't care about much. but the pictures."

THE CONDO UNIT ABOVE IN EVEN WORSE SHAPE. LABELED BY THE STATE FIRE

MARSHAL AS 'DESTROYED.'

NATS OF FIRE

THE FIRE STARTED FROM THIS THIRD FLOOR CONDO EARLY THIS MORNING.

4 FIRE DEPARTMENTS WORKED TO EVACUATE 80 RESIDENTS AND FIGHT THE BLAZE.

Battalion chief Barry Ashman

Iona McGregor Fire Dept

"We opened the door there was smoke and of course they could see

flames in the back of the apartment."

THE FAMILY INSIDE GOT OUT SAFELY, EVEN THE CATS UNHARMED.

BUT THE SMOKE BILLOWED TO A UNIT ABOVE AND WATER FROM THE SPRINKLERS

AND FIRE HOSE FLOWED TO THE UNITS DIRECTLY BELOW.

DESPITE THE DAMAGE AND HEADACHE AHEAD THE HAVELKA'S STILL ARE LOOKING

TO THE BRIGHT SIDE.

"Now she can remodel again! She's good at it! Hahaha!" Return to index of stories...


YEAR ROUND TRAFFIC-VO PLASMA


THERE ARE NOW MORE THAN ONE-MILLION PEOPLE LIVING IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES --

THE POPULATION IS ON THE RISE --

AND SO IS TRAFFIC --

WE WANTED TO KNOW -- CAN OUR INFRASTRUCTURE -- LIKE OUR ROADS -- KEEP UP?

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH FOUND OUT. Return to index of stories...


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MOS:

FROM CARS TO CONSTRUCTION -- EVERYTHING IS PICKING UP IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA --

"What we've been seeing that's different than what we've seen in the last 5 years is new projects coming out of the ground -- bare land turning into development."

THAT'S JOSH EVANS WITH J.R. EVANS ENGINEERING -- AFTER A LONG RECESSION, HE'S NOW WORKING ON 4 NEW DEVELOPMENTS --

COMMON SEVERAL YEARS AGO -- BUT WITH GROWTH THEN, CAME GROWING PAINS --

"I think we were exceeding the government to stay up on the infrastructure capacity -- roads, intersections, water and sewer, all were bumping up against those."

ACCORDING TO THE CENSUS BUREAU -- THE POPULATION HAS BREACHED A MILLION PEOPLE IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES -- AND CONTINUES TO GROW AT ONE OF THE HIGHEST RATES IN THE NATION.

STU:

"With more people building homes and moving here -- more people are going to be on the street -- but can our roads handle it?"

Don Scott, MPO

"Does it handle a million, that remains to be seen."

DONALD SCOTT IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE LEE COUNTY METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION -- HE SAYS THE ROADS ARE FAIRLY GOOD -- FOR NOW --

THANKS IN PART -- TO THE RECESSION --

WHEN LITTLE GROWTH ALLOWED THE GOVERNMENT TO CATCH UP -- EXPANDING I75 AMONG OTHER ROAD PROJECTS --

SOT:

"I always looked in the past and thought we were behind the curve, now we're kind of even based on the things we've completed."

BUT SCOTT SAYS GETTING AHEAD -- ISN'T REALLY IN THE CARDS --

FIRST THERE ARE FUNDING ISSUES, THEN ENVIRONMENTAL IMACTS -- AND OF COURSE, NATURAL BARRIERS, LIKE WATER --

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RIGHT NOW THE CAPE CORAL FORT MYERS AREA IS GROWING AT TWO AND A HALF PERCENT.

THAT'S THE 10TH HIGHEST IN THE COUNTRY. Return to index of stories...


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LET'S TALK ABOUT THE SPECIAL RACE FOR THE DISTRICT 19 CONGRESSIONAL SEAT.

THE COLLIER COUNTY ELECTIONS OFFICE IS GEARING UP FOR THE UPCOMING ELECTION TO FILL FORMER CONGRESSMAN TREY RADEL'S SEAT.

TODAY THEY ARE TESTING OUT THE VOTING MACHINES.

NBC2S BRYAN ANDERSON WAS THERE.

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THIS IS ONE OF THE CRUCIAL FIRST STEPS TO ANY ELECTION.

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DISTRICT 19 POLLING-VO


THIS MORNING ELECTIONS OFFICIALS RANDOMLY SELECTED 10 MACHINES.

WORKERS THEN CAST MORE THAN 6 HUNDRED PRE-DETERMINED BALLOTS.

THE ELECTIONS OFFICE KNEW WHAT THE RESULTS SHOULD BE AND IF THE NUMBERS WERE WRONG, THEY WOULD VOTE AGAIN.

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DISTRICT 19 POLLING-SOT


JENNIFER EDWARDS, COLLIER CO SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

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DISTRICT 19 POLLING-REM LIVE


EARLY VOTING FOR THE SPECIAL PRIMARY RUNS APRIL 12 THROUGH THE 19TH.

THE PRIMARY VOTING DAY IS THEN ON APRIL 22ND.

AND ONLY REGISTERED REPUBLICANS CAN VOTE.

WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT HOW MANY NEWLY REGISTERED VOTERS SIGNED UP FOR THIS ELECTION.

PLUS HOW MANY VOTERS HAVE CHANGED THEIR PARTY AFFILIATION.

WE'RE LIVE IN NAPLES, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


STOCKS-OC TRX BIGBOARD


TURNING TO WALL STREET AT NOON.

STOCKS OPENED ABOUT EVEN, AFTER THREE STRAIGHT DAYS OF GAINS.

YESTERDAY'S ADVANCES FOLLOWED SOME ENCOURAGING SIGNS OF A PICKUP IN MANUFACTURING.

LOOKING LIVE AT THE BIG BOARD.

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DISPATCHER SAVES DAD-TRX VOTOPS OC


NOW TO A HERO 911 DISPATCHER.

ON HER FIRST DAY ON THE JOB SHE SAVED A LIFE -- THAT TURNED OUT TO BE HER OWN FATHER.

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911 CALL NATS: CRYSTAL MORROW: DeKalb emergency 911, what's the address of

the emergency?

A MERE FOUR HOURS INTO GEORGIA 911 OPERATOR CRYSTAL MORROW'S FIRST DAY ON

THE JOB AND SHE WAS ABOUT TO HEAR THE LAST VOICE SHE EXPECTED ON THE OTHER

END OF THIS CALL.

911 CALL NATS: GAIL MORROW: Uh, I have a 55-year-old man here that's had

diabetes or whatever and he's incoherent.

HER AUNT GAIL- CALLING 911 IN THIS NEWLY RELEASED TAPE TO REQUEST EMERGENCY

ASSISTANCE FOR CRYSTAL'S OWN FATHER / WHO HAD GONE INTO DIABETIC SHOCK LAST

AUGUST--

SOT CRYSTAL MORROW / 911 OPERATOR: "I heard her voice and I saw her name pop

up on the screen I said wait that is my aunt."

911 CALL NATS: CRYSTAL MORROW: Are you with him now?

GAIL MORROW: Yes I am.

CRYSTAL MORROW: And is he awake?

GAIL MORROW: Yes he is.

CRYSTAL MORROW: And is he breathing?

GAIL MORROW: Yes.

SOT CRYSTAL MORROW / 911 OPERATOR: "I did freeze, my hands froze over the

keyboard, but I knew I had to get the call in."

WORRIED ABOUT HER FATHER BUT REMEMBERING HER TRAINING - MORROW TRIED TO

REMAIN CALM - WALKING HER AUNT THROUGH LIFESAVING STEPS WHILE WAITING FOR

PARAMEDICS TO ARRIVE --

911 CALL NATS: CRYSTAL MORROW: Is he breathing normally?

GAIL MORROW: Yes.

CRYSTAL MORROW: Ok, I'm sending the paramedics to help you now. Stay on the

line. I'll say exactly what to do next.

FOR TWO AND A HALF HARROWING MINUTES, MORROW REMAINED COOL UNDER PRESSURE.

** 911 CALL NATS: CRYSTAL MORROW: /I want you to watch him very

closely, if he, if he becomes less awake and vomits quickly turn him on his

side./

THE WHOLE TIME, HER AUNT HAD NO IDEA SHE WAS SPEAKING TO HER OWN NIECE --

911 CALL NATS: CRYSTAL MORROW: If he gets worse in any way, call us back

immediately for further instructions, ok?

GAIL MORROW: Ok.

CRYSTAL MORROW: Alright. They're on their way.

HER FATHER WOULD BE JUST FINE. BUT MORROW IS STILL SURPRISED AT THE ODDS SHE

WOULD GET THE CALL IN THE FIRST PLACE - AT A DISPATCH UNIT WITH 8-12

OPERATORS.GETTING CLOSE TO 3,000 CALLS EACH DAY --

SOT CRYSTAL MORROW / 911 OPERATOR: "Because of so many people being in the

room I didn't think I would get the call and it's crazy that I got it on my

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SCHOOL FIGHTS-TRX VOWIPE


LEE COUNTY HAS A NO TOLERANCE POLICY FOR FIGHTS.

DEVELOPING TODAY,

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS WILL SOON VOTE ON A NEW CODE OF CONDUCT THAT INVOLVES RECORDING FIGHTS AT SCHOOL.

PUNISHMENT COULD EXTEND NOT ONLY TO THE STUDENTS INVOLVED, BUT TO THOSE RECORDING THE SCUFFLES AT THE SCHOOL.

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SCHOOL FIGHTS-SOTVO


2:04:59 if someone is getting beat up and it's all over YouTube it

could be a kid that was bullied and it could make the situation worse.

2:05:07

02:01:13, they're on the sidelines, they're just there taping what's happening. They have the right to videotape it 02:01:18

THIS COMES AS THE DISTRICT JUST LAUNCHED A BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE POLICY.

ADMINISTRATORS SAY CHANGES ARE NEEDED TO SHOW STUDENTS THE APPROPRIATE WAY TO USE THEM.

BOARD MEMBERS WILL VOTE LATER THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


WHAT APPEARS TO BE A BURGLARY AT FIRST,

IS CAUGHT ON CAMERA IN FLORIDA.

My door's open, my windows to my son's bedroom are wide open

TAKE A LOOK.

BUT DEPUTIES FIND OUT WHAT'S REALLY GOING ON.

AND WHY ONE MAN IS IN TROUBLE WITH THE LAW TODAY.

IT'S GOING TO BE A TOUGH TASK TO BUFF OUT THESE SCRATCHES.

CREWS IN KENTUCKY PULL ANOTHER PRICELESS CORVETTE FROM THAT MASSIVE SINKHOLE.

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TZ4 A) FL MAN STAGES BURGLARY-SOTVO


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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HIDDEN CAMERAS-VO


NOW TO THE LATEST ON A TROUBLING INVESTIGATION AT A RENTAL HOME ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

INVESTIGATORS FEAR HIDDEN CAMERAS MAY HAVE FILMED CHILDREN STAYING THERE.

RIGHT NOW DETECTIVES ARE GOING OVER ALL THE EVIDENCE THEY HAULED AWAY FROM THE RENTAL ON BAY VIEW DRIVE.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS TREATING THE CASE AS VOYEURISM.

A FAMILY MEMBER CONTACTED DEPUTIES AFTER FINDING A PIN HOLE CAMERA INSIDE A CLOCK RADIO INSIDE A BATHROOM.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAS A SUSPECT -

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CHEMICAL SPILL BACK TO WORK-SS VO


THE SCENE IS ALL CLEAR AND WORKERS ARE BACK TO THEIR JOBS TODAY AFTER A CHEMICAL SPILL.

IT HAPPENED AT ALTERNATIVE LABORATORIES ON LINWOOD AVENUE IN EAST NAPLES ON TUESDAY.

THE COMPANY MAKES NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS.

WE'RE TOLD WORKERS WERE CLEANING SOME SORT OF COOLING SYSTEM WHEN CHEMICALS IN THE CHLORINE "FAMILY" LEAKED OUT.

SEVEN EMPLOYEES EXPERIENCED RESPIRATORY ISSUES AND WENT TO THE HOSPITAL.

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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"

It was a beautiful start to the new month with sunshine and comfortable humidity levels. Over the next few days, our weather pattern will stay warm and sunny with rain back in the forecast by early next week.

After a cool start to the day with temperatures in the 50s and 60s, we'll see a quick warm up as we head throughout the mid day hours. We'll see sun-filled skies during the afternoon with just a cloud or two making it over to our side of the state. Daytime highs will return into the middle 80s, with a few inland spots making a run for the upper 80s. Cooler readings will be at the beaches and coastal areas due to the gulf breeze.

Mostly clear skies will remain in the forecast tonight, while temperatures dip into the upper 50s to lower 60s. There may even be a few areas of patchy fog by early morning.

High pressure will rule our weather over the next few days, keeping us in a rain free pattern. Winds will veer to the east and southeast allowing the warmth and humidity to move in, along with a few more clouds. Daytime highs will stay unseasonably warm as they climb into the middle to upper 80s through the end of the week. The weekend right now is looking good, with our next chance for rain by late Monday and into early Tuesday. Return to index of stories...


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ANOTHER MEMBER OF THE N-B-C FAMILY IS CELEBRATING BIG NEWS.

WILLIARD SCOTT MARRIED HIS LONG-TIME GIRLFRIEND PARIS KEENA IN FORT MYERS ON TUESDAY.

THEY'VE BEEN A COUPLE FOR 11-YEARS.

SCOTT JUST TURNED 80 YEARS OLD - HE'S BEEN WITH THE TODAY SHOW FAMILY FOR MORE THAN 30 OF THOSE YEARS. Return to index of stories...


CHARLES KEATING DEAD-VO


THE MAN WHO CAME TO REPRESENT CORPORATE GREED IN THE SAVINGS AND LOAN SCANDAL OF THE 1980'S - CHARLES KEATING HAS DIED.

KEATING WAS CONVICTED OF FRAUD, RACKETEERING AND CONSPIRACY IN BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL TRIALS,

AND SERVED OVER FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOLLOWING THE COLLAPSE OF LINCOLN SAVINGS AND LOAN.

IT IS ESTIMATED THAT KEATING'S ACTIONS COST TAXPAYERS ABOUT 2 POINT 6 BILLION DOLLARS.

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FL MAN STAGES BURGLARY-TRX VOTOPS OC


CAUGHT ON CAMERA IN HILLSBOROUGH,

YOU'RE WATCHING A MAN WILLING TO TRY ANYTHING TO SKIP WORK.

THIS MAN EVENTUALLY ADMITTED TO STAGING A BURGLARY AT HIS HOME.

AND THE 9-1-1 CALL EXPLAINS JUST HOW BAD THAT MAN WANTED TO STAY HOME FOR THE DAY.

PAUL MUELLER REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


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Deputies said a Brandon man staged a burglary so he could avoid having to go to work.

Dwayne A. Yeager, 31, is facing charges of providing false information to law enforcement.

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a home on Bridlewood Way Monday at 7:25 a.m. after Yeager called to report that he came home and found his house had been broken into.

"My door's open, my windows to my son's bedroom are wide open," Yeager said in his call to the HCSO non-emergency line. "My TV's in there on the ground."

When a dispatcher asked if he saw anything suspicious or he had seen a vehicle driving away, he said, "On the corner, right when I pulled up, a white, kind of little Honda Civic pulling away. White, it had kind of like a black fender."

Deputies said they noticed his front door was open and that the interior of the house appeared to be ransacked. They also saw the front bedroom window and blinds were open. However, they said they did not discover any signs of forced entry.

Deputies spoke to neighbors and learned that Yeager was seen leaving the house at 6:30 a.m., then returning home at 7:15 a.m. Deputies said Yeager was then seen walking in the front door, lifting the blinds and opening the front bedroom window.

Yeager then came back outside of his home, deputies said. He was seen standing in the front yard until deputies arrived. Deputies said the witness said there was no vehicle at Yeager's house prior to his arrival or when Yeager returned home.

When Yeager was confronted with the discrepancies, deputies said he admitted to staging the home burglary to avoid having to go to work.

"He stated his wife was adamant that he go to work and he didn't want to," the report read.

Deputies said Yeager also told them he didn't think he could go to jail for doing this. Yeager was arrested and taken to the Orient Road Jail without further incident.

Neighbors said they aren't happy about the incident, as it meant they were woken up by deputies and K-9s early Monday morning.

"He asked me about the robbery," said neighbor Doris Morell, who said a deputy knocked at her door and then left with a warning. "And he said make sure you check your windows, make sure your kids are safe and I was like, oh my gosh, you know."

Morell said she can't understand her neighbor's actions.

"That's just absolutely ridiculous," Morell said. "I mean, who would do that? That's just absurd."

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CHAINSAW IN NECK-VOWIPE


A PENNSYLVANIA TREE SERVICE WORKER IS RECOVERING FROM A HORRIFIC CHAINSAW ACCIDENT.

THE BLADE LODGED IN HIS NECK!

CHECK IT OUT --

THIS X-RAY PRETTY MUCH SAYS IT ALL.

DOCTORS SAY THE CHAINSAW BARELY MISSSED THIS MAN'S MAJOR ARTERY IN THE NECK -

THE 21 YEAR OLD WAS TAKING DOWN A TREE,

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CHAINSAW IN NECK-SOTVO


"i revved it back up and it kicked back out on me and nicked me right there and got stuck in me right there and that's when i tried to get out of the tree."

DOCTORS SAY BECAUSE THE CHAINSAW WAS STILL STUCK IN HIS NECK WHEN HE GOT TO THE HOSPITAL --

THAT'S WHAT HELPED HIM FROM DYING. Return to index of stories...


CORVETTE PULLED FROM HOLE-VO


SIX DOWN. TWO TO GO.

CREWS PULLED A SIXTH CORVETTE FROM THE SINK HOLE THAT OPENED AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM IN FEBRUARY.

MUSEUM OFFICIALS SAY THE 1993 CORVETTE SPYDER IS IN PRETTY BAD SHAPE.

THE CORVETTE IS OWNED BY GENERAL MOTORS,

AND THEY'VE NOT RELEASED THEIR PLAN OF ACTION ON RESTORING THE CORVETTE. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


HE'S DECLARING VICTORY IN THE HEALTHCARE FIGHT.

SO NOW PRESIDENT OBAMA MAY BE LOOKING TO PICK A NEW BATTLE WITH REPUBLICANS.

FIRST AT FOUR THE NEW POLITICAL FIRESTORM THAT COULD HAVE BUSINESS OWNERS CRINGING.

PLUS ANOTHER MAJOR RECALL INVOLVING CARS PARKED IN MANY DRIVEWAYS.

AMAZON SAYS ITS DEVELOPED A PRODUCT THAT CAN CHANGE THE WAY YOU VIEW TELEVISION.

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BURNHAM REPORT-TRX 2 SHOT SS VO


TODAY WE GOT A COPY OF THE ARREST WARRANT FOR A MURDER INVESTIGATION WITH FAMILY TIES.

KARL BURNHAM WAS ARRESTED FOR MURDERING HIS FATHER AND TRYING TO KILL HIS MOM.

THE REPORT SHOWS BURNHAM ATTACKED HIS PARENTS USING A HAMMER.

THE REPORT ALSO STATES BURNHAM FIRST WENT AFTER HIS MOTHER JOANN AS SHE WORKED ON THE COMPUTER.

SHE SCREAMED FOR HELP AND HER HUSBAND GEORGE RAN OVER TO HELP.

THAT WAS THE LAST THING SHE REMEMBERED UNTIL HER DAUGHTER CAME HOME AND FOUND HER.

KARL BURNHAM WAS LATER ARRESTED IN ORLANDO.

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MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE


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