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ANCHOR SUPERS FORT HOOD UPDATE-VO IN PLASMA
DIRECTORS PAGE FORT HOOD UPDATE-SOTVO, PLASMA
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT FORT HOOD SECURITY-OC-VO
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX
GOOD MORNING-ANIBOXTOPS-TRX 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER
FORT HOOD SHOOTING-NEWSROOM TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
FORT HOOD SHOOTING-VO-WIPE TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
FORT HOOD SHOOTING-SOT PALIN BENACQUISTO BBQ-2SH-TRX-OBX
FORT HOOD SHOOTING-NEWSROOM PALIN BENACQUISTO BBQ-LIVE
LOCAL FORT HOOD-OC-SS-SOT-OC PALIN BENACQUISTO BBQ-SS (3)
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX PALIN BENACQUISTO BBQ-LIVE
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER MARCO RUBIO NEWSER-OTS
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP VR LABS-OC-VO-OC
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC FLORIDA BUDGET-OTS
GLADES PLANE CRASH-TRX-OC-SS GOV SCOTT TRANSPORTATION-OTS
KENT STATE SHOTS FIRED-TRX-OC-VO CAR REGISTRATION-OC-VO
CHILE AFTERSHOCKS-TRX-OC-NATSVO QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-LIVE
WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-TRX-OC-VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
MALAYSIA FLIGHT MYSTERY-TRX-OC-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
DEAN PARK UPDATE-OC-VO-WIPE TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
TREBLE HOOK BAN-VOTOPS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL GUNS IN SCHOOL-2SH-TRX-OBX
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 GUNS IN SCHOOL-LIVE
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP GUNS IN SCHOOL-VO-WIPE
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL GUNS IN SCHOOL-SOTVO
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX GUNS IN SCHOOL-LIVE
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC PTSD DOG-VO IN PLASMA
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP PTSD DOG-SOTVO, PLASMA
CAMPAIGN DONATIONS-VO IN PLASMA NURSE CAREER EXPO-OC-SS
CAMPAIGN DONATIONS-(2)SOTVO, PLASMA AUSSIE SHARK ATTACK-TRX-OC-VO
SULLIVAN APPEAL-OTS-VO MARCH MILESTONE-OC-VO
SCHOOL EMPLOYEE RESIGNS-OTS-VO WILLARD MARRIED-OC-SS
BURNT STORE FIRE-OTS-VO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
ATM BANKS WARNED-TRX-OC-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
CRIMINALS PENALTIES-OC-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
MIDDLE CLASS-OTS 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
PG DOMESTIC PARTNER-OC-CG 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
CEREAL BOXES-TRX-OTS TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-SS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TS FORT HOOD LATEST-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS LOCAL FORT HOOD-SOTVO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI FULL TS GLADES PLANE CRASH-SSTOPS
MINIMUM WAGE-OTS-VO TS BURNT STORE FIRE-VOTOPS
MIDWEST TORNADOES 40 YEARS AGO-OC-SS (2)-TRX-WXWAL
HALEY TRACKING TORNADOES-WX WALL TS DEAN PARK UPDATE-VOTOPS
IDINA MENZEL ON TODAY-OC-VO TS SULLIVAN APPEAL-VOTOPS
tease fort hood-TRX-VO TS SCHOOL EMPLOYEE RESIGNS-SSTOPS
tease benacquisto-TRX-SS TS FL BUDGET-ONCAM
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS PALIN BENACQUISTO BBQ-SSTOPS
HL1) FORT HOOD LATEST-TRX-LIVE VO PLASMA TS MARCO RUBIO-VOTOPS
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI TS SCOTT TRANSPORTATION-VOTOPS
HL3) PALIN BENACQUISTO-TRX-LIVE DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH-TRX GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


DEVELOPING NOW

Fort Hood Shooting

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

IT HAPPENED AGAIN.

A SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD IN TEXAS - THE NATION'S LARGEST ARMY BASE.

nats seek shelter immediatly

THE ALL CLEAR HAS BEEN GIVEN AFTER AN ALL OUT RESPONSE.

nats of speeding cruiser WHITE FLASH

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the alarm started sounding and the gates went up stopping traffic in it's place

"initially.it was one of those situations where you don't want to believe it's happening.especially again here at Fort Hood."

RIGHT NOW.WE'RE FINDING OUT MORE ABOUT THE GUNMAN.

shooter is dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound."

He was currently under diagnosis for PTSD but he had not yet been diagnosed for PTSD

BUT, THERE ARE STILL MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT SECURITY.

WAS IT GOOD ENOUGH????

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-ANIBOXTOPS-TRX


IT'S OUR TOP STORY BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

WE'RE WORKING TO GET A PHOTO OF A SOLDIER WHO OPENED FIRE ON FELLOW SOLDIERS AT FORD HOOD, TEXAS.

FOR THE SECOND TIME IN FIVE YEARS-- THE WORLDS LARGEST BASE WENT UNDER LOCKDOWN LAST NIGHT.

FOUR ARE NOW DEAD--- INCLUDING THE GUNMAN. 16 REMAIN HOSPITALIZED.

THIS MORNING WE'RE LEARNING THE GUNMAN ACTED ALONE.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE IN THE NEWS ROOM WHERE OUR OVER NIGHT TEAM JUST GOT THE NEWEST INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD SHOOTING-NEWSROOM


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WE ARE LEARNING, IT WAS A FEMALE MILITARY POLICE OFFICER THAT CONFRONTED THE SHOOTER, 34 YEAR OLD IVAN LOPEZ.

ARMY OFFICIALS ARE SAYING IT WAS BECAUSE OF HER COURAGEOUS ACT THAT THE RAMPAGE CAME TO AN END. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD SHOOTING-VO-WIPE


HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED.

ARMY OFFICIALS SAY LOPEZ WENT INTO A BUILDING OPENED FIRE, THEN TOOK OFF TO THE NEXT BUILDING AND DID IT AGAIN.

THAT'S WHERE HE WAS CONFRONTED BY THE THE FEMALE OFFICER.

ACCORDING TO OFFICIALS, SHE BEGAN TO APPROACH LOPEZ-- AS HE PULLED A WEAPON SHE TOOK OUT HER GUN. BUT THE SHOOTER SHOT HIMSELF FIRST.

AFTER DOING SOME DIGGING I FOUND OUT LOPEZ HAS A WIFE AND A THREE YEAR OLD DAUGHTER.

HE AND HIS FAMILY WERE NEW TO THE BASE , THEY HAD JUST MOVED THERE IN FEBRUARY.

WITNESSES SAY LOPEZ'S WIFE WAS HYSTERICAL WHEN SHE HEARD HIS NAME ON TV, IDENTIFYING HIM AS THE SHOOTER. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD SHOOTING-SOT


We were all outside talking about it, and I saw her come out of her apartment and she was worried and she was crying and she had a little girl with her, so I walked over to her and I tried to console her and comfort her and let her know that everything is ok but it didn't seem to sink in. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD SHOOTING-NEWSROOM


AFTER LOOKING INTO SPECIALIST LOPEZ'S MILITARY BACKGROUND, I FOUND OUT HE SERVED ONE TOUR IN IRAQ BACK IN 20-11.

ACCORDING TO THE ARMY, HE WAS BEING TREATED FOR DEPRESSION, ANXIETY AND OTHER BEHAVIOR AND MENTAL ISSUES.

HE WAS UNDERGOING A DIAGNOSIS FOR POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER.

THE ARMY SAYS LOPEZ WAS NEVER WOUNDED IN ACTION BUT "SELF-REPORTED" A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM. SAM SWEENEY NBC2 NEWS. Return to index of stories...


LOCAL FORT HOOD-OC-SS-SOT-OC


N-B-C- 2 CAUGHT UP WITH A SOLDIER WHO WAS AT FORT HOOD DURING THE 2009 SHOOTING.

RYAN GROSE WAS IN THE WAR TRANSITION UNIT.

HE WAS ACTUALLY BEING TREATED BY THE LAST SHOOTER- NADAL HASAN.

HE SAYS HE THOUGHT IT WAS A JOKE WHEN HE HEARD ABOUT ANOTHER SHOOTING.

7:58:53 Today when I heard that it just brings it right back:56 because it

was at the same place:58 and that's right next door to where that is

is where you go for your shots:02

GROSE SAYS HE ASKED FOR A DIFFERENT DOCTOR BECAUSE HE SAID HASAN MADE HIM FEEL UNCOMFORTABLE.

STAY WITH NBC-2 THROUGHOUT THE MORNING, AND WE'LL KEEP BRINGING YOU LIVE UPDATES. 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 A SUNNY AND BRIGHT FORECAST. 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...


GLADES PLANE CRASH-TRX-OC-SS


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

NBC-2 IS WORKING TO GET MORE INFORMATION ON A PLANE CRASH IN GLADES COUNTY.

IT HAPPENED AROUND 9:00 O'CLOCK WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

WE'RE TOLD THE PLANE WENT DOWN NEAR COUNTY ROADS 73 AND 7-41.

GLADES COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY A HOME-BUILT EXPERIMENTAL TWO-SEATER PLANE CALLED A ZENITH CRASHED WITH TWO ADULT MEN ON BOARD.

THEY WENT DOWN IN A COW FIELD.

BOTH ARE OKAY.

ONE OF THE TWO FUEL TANKS RAN OUT AND DUE TO A MECHANICAL ERROR, THE SYSTEM DID NOT SWITCH TO THE OTHER TANK.

WE'RE TOLD THE PLANE HIT THE ONLY TREE IN THE WHOLE FIELD. Return to index of stories...


KENT STATE SHOTS FIRED-TRX-OC-VO


ALL NEW THIS MORNING AS WE LOOK AHEAD ---

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY SAYS IT WILL NOT RELEASE DETAILS ABOUT A SHOOTING SUSPECT ON CAMPUS, UNTIL A NEWS CONFERENCE LATER THIS MORNING.

WE KNOW THE SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY AFTER A GUNSHOT WAS FIRED AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY IN OHIO.

A SINGLE SHOT WAS FIRED INTO THE GROUND NEAR BOWMAN HALL, ACCORDING TO THE UNIVERSITY.

POLICE SAY THERE IS NO LONGER A THREAT.

THEY SWARMED CAMPUS WEDNESDAY NIGHT DURING A BRIEF LOCKDOWN.

NO ONE WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


CHILE AFTERSHOCKS-TRX-OC-NATSVO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

police sirens

NO NEW MAJOR DAMAGE IS BEING REPORTED FOLLOWING A POWERFUL 7 POINT 6-MAGNITUDE AFTERSHOCK ALONG CHILE'S COAST.

OFFICIALS ISSUED A NEW TSUNAMI ALERT, BUT THEN CANCELED IT.

THEY ARE TELLING PEOPLE TO KEEP OUT OF LOW-LYING AREAS NEAR THE COAST.

JUST YESTERDAY, AN 8 POINT 2-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE CAUSED SIX DEATHS AND DAMAGED THOUSANDS OF HOMES. Return to index of stories...


WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE-TRX-OC-VO


NOW TO THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON THE WASHINGTON STATE MUDSLIDE ---

RECEDING WATERS ARE HELPING THE SEARCH EFFORT.

IT IS A GRIM STEP FORWARD IN THE SEARCH FOR HUMAN REMAINS.

CREWS ARE NOW ABLE TO EXPAND THEIR SEARCH IN AREAS THAT PREVIOUSLY COULDN'T BE REACHED.

29 PEOPLE ARE DEAD.

28 HAVE BEEN INDENTIFIED.

ONE PERSON'S I-D REMAINS A MYSTERY THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA FLIGHT MYSTERY-TRX-OC-VO


DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT AS WE TRACK THE LATEST ON THE MISSING MALAYSIAN PLANE ----

THE PRIME MINISTERS OF AUSTRALIA AND MALAYSIA ARE THANKING SEARCH PLANE CREWS FOR THEIR WORK.

BOTH JUST VISITED THE AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE BASE IN PERTH THAT'S BEEN THE HUB FOR THE OPERATION.

THEY MET SERVICEMEN TO WITNESS THE SEARCH EFFORT FIRST-HAND.

STILL, NO DEBRIS FROM THE PALNE HAS BEEN FOUND. Return to index of stories...


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DEAN PARK UPDATE-OC-VO-WIPE


MORE CONTROVERSY ABOUT A MANUFACTURING COMPANY THAT WANTS TO SET UP SHOP IN A HISTORIC FORT MYERS NEIGHBORHOOD.

LOOKING AHEAD, THE CITY COUNCIL WILL HAVE THE FINAL SAY.

THE EARIEST THEY'LL TALK ABOUT IT WILL BE JUNE.

GREENER FORMULAS HAS IT'S EYES ON DEAN PARK-

AN AREA LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTRY OF HISTORIC SITES.

THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE HAS VOTED DOWN THE PROPOSAL ---

SAYING IT DOESN'T FIT THE RIVER DISTRICT'S OVERALL PLAN. Return to index of stories...


TREBLE HOOK BAN-VOTOPS


NOW AN UPDATE TO A STORY WE BROUGHT YOU WEDNESDAY MORNING --- THAT'LL AFFECT PEOPLE WHO FISH OFF THE NAPLES PIER.

THE CITY IS NOW BANNING ANY TACKLE WITH TWO OR MORE HOOKS - BECAUSE THEY ARE HARMFUL, EVEN DEADLY TO PELICANS.

NAPLES PIER IS NOW THE FIRST, IN THE ENTIRE STATE TO BAN TREBLE HOOKS BY ORDINANCE. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO


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

MORE BIG MONEY IN POLITICS.

"Today's ruling will bring to congressional races the same kind of explosion of spending we've seen in the presidential election.

In the 2000 election Bush and Gore

TOGETHER spent about $130 million … 12 years later, Obama and Romney raised & spent over $2 BILLION dollars

HOW IT WILL FURTHER INFLUENCE POLITICS. 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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CAMPAIGN DONATIONS-VO IN PLASMA


YOU'LL BE HEARING MORE ABOUT THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

THE SUPREME COURT FURTHER OPENS THE FLOODGATES ON THE ROLE OF BIG MONEY IN AMERICAN POLITICS.

IN A 5-4 DECISION, THE JUSTICES STRUCK DOWN RESTRICTIONS, LONG IN PLACE, ON THE GRAND TOTAL ANY PERSON CAN CONTRIBUTE TO ALL FEDERAL CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE. ALLOWING WEATHLY DONORS TO HAVE AN EVEN BIGGER INFLUENCE IN POLITICS. LIKE BILLIONAIRE CASINO OWNER SHELDON ADELSON, WHO SPENT MORE THAN 93-MILLION IN THE 2012 ELECTIONS. Return to index of stories...


CAMPAIGN DONATIONS-(2)SOTVO, PLASMA


"Now he can give more money to congressional candidates than he was able to do before today's decision came down."

"It brings the political parties, I think the most accountable groups in America, a little closer to exercising our First Amendment rights, just like everybody else."

REPUBLICANS WERE HOPING THE COURT WOULD STRIKE DOWN THE LIMITS ON NEARLY ALL CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS, BUT ONLY ONE JUSTICE, CLARENCE THOMAS, WAS WILLING TO GO THAT FAR. Return to index of stories...


SULLIVAN APPEAL-OTS-VO


NEW DETAILS BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ON THE LATEST DRAMA IN CAPE CORAL.

NBC 2 HAS LEARNED THAT THE LAWYER REPRESENTING FORMER CAPE MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN WANTS OFF THE CASE.

SULLIVAN'S LATEST APPEAL SAYS HE SHOULDN'T HAVE TO PAY UP AFTER LOSING IN COURT.

HE WANTED AN ELECTION RECOUNT AFTER LOSING BY 121 VOTES.

HE TELLS US -

HE FILED THE APPEAL SIMPLY BECAUSE HE COULD.

WE DID SOME DIGGING AND DISCOVERED SULLIVAN'S LAWYER FILED PAPERWORK STATING HE WILL NO LONGER BE REPRESENTING HIM. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL EMPLOYEE RESIGNS-OTS-VO


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

A COMPUTER PROGRAMMER FOR THE COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS JUST RESIGNED.

N-B-C-2 HAS LEARNED THAT THIS MAN- WAYNE WEHAUSEN OF LEHIGH ACRES PLEADED NO CONTEST TO A FELONY CHARGE OF CHILD ABUSE.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY WEHAUSEN MOLESTED A GIRL UNDER 12 IN A SWIMMING POOL-

AND EXPOSED HIMSELF TO HER.

AS PART OF HIS PLEA DEAL- HE RECEIVED THREE YEARS PROBATION. Return to index of stories...


BURNT STORE FIRE-OTS-VO


WE HAVE NEW DETAILS THIS MORNING ABOUT A FIRE AT THE BURNT STORE MARINA CONDOS.

THIS IS VIDEO YOU'LL ONLY SEE ON NBC-2 ---

FIREFIGHTERS SAY THE HURRICANE IMPACT RESISTANT GLASS MADE THEIR JOB ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE.

FIREFIGHTERS SAY THIS APARTMENT IS NOW UNLIVABLE.

THE SEASONAL RESIDENTS WHO LIVE THERE WEREN'T HOME WHEN THE FIRE STARTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

THEY BELIEVE THE FIRE WAS ACCIDENTAL. Return to index of stories...


ATM BANKS WARNED-TRX-OC-VO


NOW TO A BRAND NEW NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT AS YOU WAKE UP ---

A BIG WARNING TO SMALL- AND MEDIUM-SIZE BANKS:

THERE'S AN INCREASE IN A-T-M CYBER ATTACKS.

THE THIEVES ARE ABLE TO WITHDRAW MORE THAN THE CUSTOMERS HAVE IN THEIR ACCOUNTS -- IN ONE CASE, MORE THAN 40 MILLION DOLLARS USING JUST 12 ACCOUNTS! Return to index of stories...


CRIMINALS PENALTIES-OC-VO


RIGHT NOW WE'RE TRACKING THE NEXT HURDLE FOR A BILL TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR CRIMINALS WHO TRAVEL TO DO THEIR BUSINESS IN FLORIDA.

THE BILL WOULD ADD THIRD DEGREE FELONY CHARGES TO PEOPLE WHO CROSS COUNTY LINES TO COMMIT

CRIMES.

NAPLES POLICE LIEUTENANT JOHN BARKLEY SAYS IT'LL DEFINITLY MAKE THEIR INVESTIGATORS AND OFFICERS HAPPY WHEN THEY ARREST SOMEONE AND THEY CAN TACK ON ADDITIONAL CHARGES.

THE BILL ALREADY PASSED THE FLORIDA HOUSE.

BUT CAN'T GO TO THE SENATE UNTIL IT CLEARS A COMMITTEE. Return to index of stories...


MIDDLE CLASS-OTS


OUR MORNING TEAM FOUND THIS NEW STORY OVERNIGHT ON THE MIDDLE CLASS ---

RESEARCH SHOWS THAT JUST 44 PERCENT OF AMERICANS NOW CONSIDER THEMSELVES

MIDDLE CLASS.

THAT NUMBER WAS 53 PERCENT BACK IN 2008, WHEN THE FINANCIAL CRISIS HIT. Return to index of stories...


PG DOMESTIC PARTNER-OC-CG


THERE ARE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN A PLAN TO PROVIDE A DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP REGISTRY FOR RESIDENTS OF PUNTA GORDA.

UNDER THE NEW LAW, DOMESTIC PARTNERS WOULD BE NOTIFIED IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY HOSPITAL VISIT.

A PARTNER WOULD ALSO BE ABLE TO MAKE LIFE AND DEATH DECISIONS.

COUNCIL MEMBERS WANT TO MAKE THE LAW MORE CLEAR BEFORE GIVING IT THE FINAL OK. Return to index of stories...


CEREAL BOXES-TRX-OTS


AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT AS YOU EAT THAT CEREAL FOR BREAKFAST ---

MARKETERS ARE APPARENTLY USING EYE CONTACT TO SELL CEREAL!

RESEARCHERS AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY FOUND KIDS ARE MORE LIKELY TO CHOOSE A BRAND OF CEREAL

IF THE CHARACTER ON THE BOX IS STARING DIRECTLY INTO THEIR EYES BECAUSE IT ESTABLISHES TRUST. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-SS


IT HAPPENED 40 YEARS AGO ON THIS DATE.

IT'S KNOWN AS THE "SUPER OUTBREAK". AND 40 YEARS LATER, WE'RE TRACKING ANOTHER SERIOUS RISK OF TORNADOES IN THE DAY AHEAD. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

LENGTH 3:00 Return to index of stories...


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 FULL


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...


MINIMUM WAGE-OTS-VO


YOU'LLBE HEARING MORE ABOUT THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD ----

DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS AND THE LABOR SECRETARY WILL GREET THE NATIONAL 'GIVE AMERICA A RAISE' BUS TOUR. CALLING FOR AN INCREASE IN THE MINIMUM WAGE TO $10.10 AN HOUR.

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS BEEN PUSHING FOR THE WAGE INCREASE.

CRITICS, HOWEVER, CLAIM A STEEP INCREASE IN THE MINIMUM WAGE WILL HELP STALL THE NATION'S ALREADY SLOW ECONOMIC RECOVERY. Return to index of stories...


MIDWEST TORNADOES 40 YEARS AGO-OC-SS (2)-TRX-WXWAL


THIS IS BRAND NEW AS YOU WAKE UP ---

FORTY YEARS AGO TODAY, THREE WEATHER FRONTS STARTED MOVING TOWARD EACH OTHER. AND WHEN THEY COLLIDED, THEY SPAWNED STORMS OF ASTOUNDING VIOLENCE.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS OLD PHOTO OF THE DAMAGE IN zeen-ya OHIO.

AT LEAST 148 DEADLY TORNADOES TORE ACROSS THE MIDWEST ON APRIL 3RD, 1974.

TOGETHER, THE TORNADOES, WHICH METEOROLOGISTS CALL THE "SUPER OUTBREAK" - THE LARGEST SUCH EVENT ON RECORD - KILLED 330 PEOPLE.

ABOUT 55-HUNDRED PEOPLE WERE HURT.

THIS IS THE TIME OF YEAR WE OFTEN GET TORNADOES.

HALEY WHAT'S THE RISK TODAY? Return to index of stories...


HALEY TRACKING TORNADOES-WX WALL


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IDINA MENZEL ON TODAY-OC-VO


WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS ---

IDINA MENZEL IS MAKING A BIG RETURN TO BROADWAY, FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE HER TONY AWARD- WINNING PERFORMANCE IN WICKED.

BEFORE "IF/THEN" HIT THE BROADWAY STAGE IDINA MENZEL WAS ALREADY MAKING HEADLINES FROM AN OSCAR PERFORMANCE NO ONE WILL EVER FORGET. DOES ADELE DAZEEM RING A BELL?

NOW FROZEN HAS BECOME THE HIGHEST GROSSING ANIMATED FILM EVER AND BROKEN THE BILLBOARD RECORD FOR MOST WEEKS AT NUMBER ONE.

AND COMING UP. SHE'S PERFORMING ON TODAY.

TUNE IN RIGHT AFTER US STARTING AT 7AM. Return to index of stories...


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COMING UP WE HAVE A JAM PACKED 6:30 SHOW --- INCLUDING THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON ANOTHER SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD, TEXAS, IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


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AND ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

A HIGH PROFILE FUNDRAISER WITH SARAH PALIN APPEARS TO TRUMP A MEET AND GREET THE PUBLIC.

WE'RE LIVE WITH CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING DISTRICT 19 CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE LIZBETH BENACQUISTO. 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) FORT HOOD LATEST-TRX-LIVE VO PLASMA


IT'S OUR TOP STORY BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

I'M LIVE WITH THE VERY LATEST ON ANOTHER SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD, TEXAS.

WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE SUSPECT, AND QUESTIONS OVER SECURITY. WAS IT ENOUGH??, I'LL HAVE THE LATEST IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL3) PALIN BENACQUISTO-TRX-LIVE


AND I'M CHRISTY ANDREWS LIVE ON SANIBEL WHERE A DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATE MEET AND GREET IS HAPPENING IN THE DAY AHEAD.

BUT SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO APPEARS TO BE SKIPPING THE PUBLIC EVENT, FOR A PRIVATE ONE WITH SARAH PALIN. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH-TRX


IT'S THE BIG STORY WE ARE FOLLOWING THIS MORNING. FORT HOOD THE SCENE OF ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING.

THIS MORNING WERE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE GUN MAN.

4 SOLDIERS ARE DEAD---INCLUDING THE GUNMAN. This morning 16 are still in the hospital- ALL IN SERIOUS OR CRITICAL CONDITION.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY HAS BEEN WORKING THIS STORY all morning. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD UPDATE-VO IN PLASMA


yes from social media to the major news organizations.We're sifting through a lot of new information.

THIS SHOOTING SENDING SHOCKWAVES ACROSS THE COUNTRY.THIS TIME, OFFICIALS SAY THEY DON'T BELIEVE IT'S TERRORISM.

THE MILITARY HAS NOT YET RELEASED A PICTURE OF THE SHOOTER, 34 YEAR OLD IVAN LOPEZ.

BUT I HAVE BEEN SCOURING THE WIRES AND MAKING CALLS TO FIND OUT THE LATEST INFORMATION.

I FOUND OUT --- THE DEADLY RAMPAGE WENT ON FOR ABOUT 15 MINUTES. WE KNOW THE SHOOTER FIRED HIS WEAPON INSIDE TWO BUILDINGS AND FROM A CAR.

AROUND THAT TIME IS WHEN A FEMALE MILITARY OFFICER CONFRONTED HIM IN A PARKING LOT. ACCORDING TO OFFICIALS HE REACHED UNDER HIS JACKET FOR HIS GUN AND THEN PUT IT TO HIS HEAD--- FIRING THE DEADLY SHOT ---BRINGING TO THE DEATH TOLL TO FOUR. 16 OTHERS WERE LEFT WOUNDED.

DOCTORS SPOKE ABOUT THEIR CONDITIONS EARLY THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD UPDATE-SOTVO, PLASMA


All these patients are in our ICU, or will be there shortly. Three are in critical condition and the remaining are all seriously injured. We have 7 male patients and 1 female patient with us.

WE'VE LEARNED LOPEZ'S WIFE LEFT HER TEXAS HOME HYSTERICAL AFTER LEARNING HER HUSBAND WAS THE SHOOTER ON TV.

WE KNOW SHE IS COOPERATING WITH AUTHORITIES AND THE COUPLE HAD A THREE YEAR OLD DAUGHTER.

LIVE IN THE STUDIO SAM SWEENEY NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD SECURITY-OC-VO


THIS SECOND MASS SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD IS LEADING TO NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SECURITY OF MILITARY FACILITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY ---

WHICH IS BEING ACKNOWLEDGED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND DEFENSE SECRETARY CHUCK HAGEL.

IN WASHINGTON, TOUGH QUESTIONS THAT FOLLOWED THE SEPTEMBER 2013 NAVY YARD SHOOTING SHOWED THE PENTAGON WAS BEING FORCED TO MAKE TOUGH CHOICES IN BALANCING TIGHT SECURITY WITH EVEN TIGHTER BUDGETS. Return to index of stories...


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


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND CHIEF METEORLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING MORE SUNSHINE AND JUST HOW WARM IT WILL GET TODAY. 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...


PALIN BENACQUISTO BBQ-2SH-TRX-OBX


NEW THIS MORNING

REPUBLICAN DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATES ARE CALLING OUT ONE OF THEIR OPPONENTS.

TONIGHT CANDIDATES VYING FOR FORMER CONGRESSMAN TREY RADELS SEAT WILL BE ON SANIBEL FOR A MEET AND GREET.

FORT MYERS CANDIDATE LIZBETH BENACQUISTO WILL NOT BE ATTENDING.

NBC2S CHRISTY ANDREWS IS LIVE ON SANIBEL. CHRISTY WHAT ARE HER OPPONENTS SAYING? Return to index of stories...


PALIN BENACQUISTO BBQ-LIVE


THE PROBLEM THIS MORNING FOR MANY VOTERS IS WHERE BENECQUISTO *WILL BE* TONIGHT.

INSTEAD OF JOINING THE OTHER CANDIDATES HERE TONIGHT AT 7PM. BENACQUISTO WILL BE ATTENDING A BBQ FUNDRAISER WITH SARAH PALIN IN NAPLES AT 5:30. Return to index of stories...


PALIN BENACQUISTO BBQ-SS (3)


ACCORDING TO OUR PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS BENACQUISTO SAID WEEKS AGO SHE WOULD NOT BE ATTENDING THE EVENT BECAUSE SHE DID NOT HAVE ROOM IN HER SCHEDULE.

NOW HER REPUBLICAN OPPONENTS ARE CALLING HER OUT-- ASKING WHY SHE HAS TIME FOR BBQ BUT NOT TO SPEND TIME THE PEOPLE SHE WOULD BE REPRESENTING.

AND HER OPPONENTS ALSO SAY THIS IS NOT THE FIRST TIME SHE HAS MISSED A FORUM!

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THE FORUM-- HERE IS WHO YOU CAN EXPECT TO MEET:

THE THREE OTHER REPUBLICAN CANDIDTAES-- CURT CLAWSON, MICHAEL DREIKORN AND PAIGE KREEGEL -- WILL BE ATTENDING.

ALSO ROY NETHERWOOD, TOM ROSSANO, AND APRIL FREEMAN ARE CONFIRMED AS ATTENDING.

BENACQUISTOS CAMPAIGN MANAGERS SAY SHE WILL SEND STAFF MEMBERS IN HER PLACE TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


PALIN BENACQUISTO BBQ-LIVE


AGAIN-- IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND --

THE FORUM STARTS HERE AT THE SANIBEL COMMUNITY HOUSE AT 7PM

IT IS HOSTED BY THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF SANIBEL

THE CANDIDATES WILL BE MAKING SHORT PRESENTATIONS, THEN WILL TAKE YOUR QUESTIONS.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO BRING YOU THE LATEST COVERAGE ON THE EVENT.

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MARCO RUBIO NEWSER-OTS


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

FLORIDA REPUBLICAN SENATOR MARCO RUBIO WILL MEET WITH HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER AND VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS.

THEY'LL DISCUSS THE NEEDS OF AMERICA'S VETERANS, INCLUDING ITS DISABILITY CLAIMS BACKLOG.

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

RUBIO SAYS HE'LL MAKE HIS DECISION ON WHETHER HE'LL RUN FOR PRESIDENT.

But it won't happen until THIS TIME, NEXT YEAR.

HE ALSO SAYS, IF HE DOESN'T RUN, HE WILL NOT SEEK ANOTHER TERM IN THE SENATE.

HE'S LOOKING AT OPPORTUNITIES OUTSIDE POLITICS. Return to index of stories...


VR LABS-OC-VO-OC


NEW DETAILS THIS MORNING FROM THE ONE-TIME C-E-O OF A STRUGGLING LEE COUNTY COMPANY.

FORMER LIEUTENENT GOVERNOR JEFF KOTTKAMP TOLD THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS HE REGRETS BEING A PART OF THE START UP FOR V-R LABS.

THE NUTRITIONAL BEVERAGE COMPANY IS IN THE MIDDLE OF SEVERAL LAWSUITS.

LEE COUNTY GAVE V-R LABS NEARLY 5 MILLION DOLLARS OF TAXPAYER MONEY TO CREATE JOBS BUT THAT NEVER HAPPENED.

KOTTKAMP WOULD NOT ELABORATE ABOUT WHY HIS INVOLVEMENT WAS A MISTAKE.

HE SAID: I THINK THAT WHERE THINGS STAND NOW, SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA BUDGET-OTS


ALSO IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

THE FLORIDA HOUSE IS EXPECTED TO APPROVE A ROUGHLY $75 BILLION DOLLAR BUDGET PROPOSAL FOR THE 2014-15 FISCAL YEAR.

THIS IS A KEY STEP BEFORE NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE SENATE ON A FINAL SPENDING PLAN. Return to index of stories...


GOV SCOTT TRANSPORTATION-OTS


WE'LL BE ON TOP OF THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WILL MAKE A TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING I-75 IN TAMPA.

IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN AT 2-30 THIS AFTERNOON. Return to index of stories...


CAR REGISTRATION-OC-VO


SPEAKING OF TRANSPORTATION, THIS IS A BIG HEADLINE BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

DRIVERS WILL SAVE ABOUT 25 DOLLARS A YEAR THANKS TO A NEW VEHICLE REGISTRATION LAW.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SIGNED A LAW THAT CUTS REGISTRATION FEES BY NEARLY 400 MILLION DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-LIVE


IT'S A BIG STORY HERE IN FLORIDA AND THIS MORNING IT'S MAKING NATIONAL HEADLINES.

OUR DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

SHOULD TEACHERS BE ALLOWED TO CARRY GUNS IN SCHOOL?

THE PROPOSAL IS MOVING FORWARD, DESPITE MIXED FEELINGS, IN A LIVE REPORT. 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


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


Weather Trends

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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GUNS IN SCHOOL-2SH-TRX-OBX


THIS MORNING, THE DEBATE OVER WHETHER SAFETY IS WORTH THE RISK OF HAVING MORE GUNS ON SCHOOL CAMPUSES IN FLORIDA IS HEATING UP.

THE BILL. IS MOVING FORWARD. NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE AT THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT THIS MORNING ASKING QUESTIONs about what that could mean for teachers and students. Return to index of stories...


GUNS IN SCHOOL-LIVE


THIS MORNING-- EYES ARE ON THE LEE COUNTY.

AS THE 9TH LARGEST SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE AND LARGEST IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, WE'RE WORKING TO GET REACTION FROM THE DISTRICT ABOUT THE BILL MOVING FORWARD.

AFTER ALL, IF THIS BILL GET'S THE GOVERNOR'S SIGN OF APPROVAL, SUPERINTENDENTS AND PRINCIPALS WILL HAVE THE POWER TO DESIGNATE WHICH STAFF MEMBERS CAN CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON. Return to index of stories...


GUNS IN SCHOOL-VO-WIPE


THE BILL, OF COURSE A VERY HOT TOPIC IN FLORIDA TODAY.

IT'S SPONSOR ARGUES THAT SCHOOL INCIDENTS SUCH AS SANDY HOOK COULD TAKE PLACE IN A MATTER OF MINUTES-- BEFORE POLICE WOULD HAVE TIME TO RESPOND.

ORGANIZATIONS LIKE THE FLORIDA SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION AND P-T-A SAY THEY WOULD RATHER SEE AN INVESTMENT LIKE THIS GO INTO SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS AND INTERVENTION PROGRAMS.

WE TALKED WITH A FEW LOCALS SOUNDING OFF ON THIS. Return to index of stories...


GUNS IN SCHOOL-SOTVO


2:32:37 if I was in school and I knew someone had a gun in the classroom for my safety, I would still be scared. 2:32:45

2:23:44It can no longer just be a locked door. It has to be something a little more aggressive because the threat is more aggressive. 2:23:52

THIS MORNING A STAFF ANALYSIS AT THE STATE CAPITOL SAYS THE BILL DOES NOT SPELL OUT WHETHER THE EMPLOYEE OR SCHOOL DISTRICT WOULD BE RESPONSIBLE TO PAY FOR THE REQUIRED TRAINING. Return to index of stories...


GUNS IN SCHOOL-LIVE


THIS MORNING WE'RE TAKING THAT QUESTION TO THE BILL'S SPONSOR.

COUNT ON US TO MONITOR THIS IN THE STATE CAPITOL FOR YOU,

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


PTSD DOG-VO IN PLASMA


NOT AGAIN!

THIS IS JUST UNREAL. AN ARMY VETERAN IS WITHOUT HIS SERVICE DOG. AND IT'S HAPPENED BEFORE!

RYAN GROSE OF CAPE CORAL SAYS HE THINKS SOMEONE STOLE THE DOG FROM HIS HOME.

THE HUSKY MIX EBBY IS TRAINED TO HELP GROSE HANDLE HIS POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER.

GROSE SAID HE LEFT HIS HOME FOR LESS THAN TWO HOURS YESTERDAY AFTERNOON,

AND WHEN HE CAME BACK, THREE OF THE HOME'S DOORS WERE OPEN -

AND EBBY WAS GONE. Return to index of stories...


PTSD DOG-SOTVO, PLASMA


I feel like part of me's gone like that dog and me have an

attachment that's indescribable

GROSE SAYS NOTHING ELSE WAS TAKEN FROM THE HOME.

HE LOST HIS DOG ONCE BEFORE BACK IN 20-12.

SOMEONE STOLE EBBY FROM HIS BACK YARD, BUT RETURNED HIM SEVERAL DAYS LATER.

HE'S HOPING - SOMEHOW - EBBY WILL FIND HIS WAY HOME AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


NURSE CAREER EXPO-OC-SS


NEW THIS MORNING ---

SPRING INTO A NEW CAREER AT PHYSICIANS REGIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM SPRING REGISTERED NURSE CAREER EXPO.

IT'S TONIGHT FROM 6PM TO 8:00PM IN THE MAIN LOBBY AT PHYSICIANS REGIONAL IN NAPLES.

THE HOSPITAL SAYS IT'S INVESTING IN MODERN TECHNOLOGY AND EXPANDING THE SERVICES.

SO IT NEEDS MORE R-N'S.

POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN A VARIETY OF DEPARTMENTS. Return to index of stories...


AUSSIE SHARK ATTACK-TRX-OC-VO


THIS IS A BRAND NEW STORY WE FOUND OVERNIGHT.

POLICE SAY A 63-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IS PRESUMED TO HAVE BEEN "TAKEN" BY A LARGE SHARK WHILE SWIMMING OFF THE COAST OF AUSTRALIA TODAY.

CHRISTINE ARMSTRONG WAS SWIMMING WITH A GROUP OF FRIENDS OFF A BEACH IN NEW SOUTH WALES WHEN SHE COMPLAINED AND HEADED BACK TO SHORE.

WITNESSES SAY THEY SPOTTED A LARGE SHARK ATTACKING SOMETHING IN THE WATER, BELIEVED TO BE A SWIMMER.

THE POPULAR BEACH IS NOW CLOSED FOR A SAFETY ASSESSMENT. Return to index of stories...


MARCH MILESTONE-OC-VO


NEW THIS MORNING.it is good news

MARKING A SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE.

THERE WERE NO AMERICAN MILITARY DEATHS IN AFGHANISTAN LAST MONTH.

IT MARKS THE FIRST SUCH MONTH IN MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS -- AND JUST THE THIRD TIME SINCE THE WAR BEGAN MORE THAN 12 YEARS AGO.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO A C-N-N COUNT OF CASUALTIES. Return to index of stories...


WILLARD MARRIED-OC-SS


YOU SEE HIM EVERY MORNING ON THE TODAY SHOW ---

USUALLY, HE CELEBRATES OTHER PEOPLE'S MILESTONES.

BUT NBC'S WILLARD SCOTT IS CELEBRATING A BIG ONE OF HIS OWN.

THE 80-YEAR OLD MARRIED HIS LONG-TIME GIRLFRIEND -- RIGHT HERE IN FORT MYERS.

THE COUPLE HAS BEEN TOGETHER FOR 11 YEARS.

WILLIARD SCOTT HAS BEEN PART OF THE TODAY SHOW FAMILY FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES.

PLUS-- A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND A CHECK OF THE ROADS. Return to index of stories...


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS FORT HOOD LATEST-VOTOPS


AUTHORITIES SAY A SOLDIER WHO OPENED FIRE ON FELLOW SOLDIERS AT FORD HOOD, TEXAS, WAS AN IRAQ WAR VETERAN WHO WAS BEING TREATED FOR MENTAL ILLNESS.

STILL NO PHOTO HAS BEEN RELEASED OF SUSPECT IVAN LOPEZ.

HE ALLEGEDLY KILLED THREE PEOPLE AND WOUNDED 16 OTHERS BEFORE KILLING HIMSELF.

A SENIOR OFFICER AT FORT HOOD SAYS LOPEZ HAD SOUGHT HELP FOR DEPRESSION AND OTHER PROBLEMS, AND WAS BEING EVALUATED TO DETERMINE WHETHER HE HAD POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER. Return to index of stories...


TS LOCAL FORT HOOD-SOTVO


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TS GLADES PLANE CRASH-SSTOPS


developing this morning. 2 guys are ok after crash landing their plane in glades county.

IT HAPPENED AROUND 9:00 O'CLOCK WEDNESDAY NIGHT NEAR COUNTY ROADS 73 AND 7-41.

DEPUTIES SAY A HOME-BUILT EXPERIMENTAL TWO-SEATER PLANE CRASHED WITH TWO ADULT MEN ON BOARD.

BOTH ARE OKAY.

WE'RE TOLD THE PLANE HIT THE ONLY TREE IN THE WHOLE FIELD. Return to index of stories...


TS BURNT STORE FIRE-VOTOPS


NEW DETAILS THIS MORNING ABOUT A FIRE AT THE BURNT STORE MARINA CONDOS.

THIS IS VIDEO YOU'LL ONLY SEE ON NBC-2 ---

FIREFIGHTERS SAY THE HURRICANE IMPACT RESISTANT GLASS MADE THEIR JOB ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE.

FIREFIGHTERS SAY THIS APARTMENT IS NOW UNLIVABLE.

THE SEASONAL RESIDENTS WHO LIVE THERE WEREN'T HOME WHEN THE FIRE STARTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

THEY BELIEVE THE FIRE WAS ACCIDENTAL. Return to index of stories...


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TS DEAN PARK UPDATE-VOTOPS


LOOKING AHEAD, THE FORT MYERS CITY COUNCIL WILL HAVE THE FINAL SAY ABOUT A MANUFACTURING COMPANY THAT WANTS TO SET UP SHOP IN A HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD.

THE EARIEST THEY'LL TALK ABOUT IT WILL BE JUNE.

GREENER FORMULAS HAS IT'S EYES ON DEAN PARK-

THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE HAS VOTED DOWN THE PROPOSAL ---

SAYING IT DOESN'T FIT THE RIVER DISTRICT'S OVERALL PLAN. Return to index of stories...


TS SULLIVAN APPEAL-VOTOPS


IN CAPE CORAL, NBC 2 HAS LEARNED THAT THE LAWYER REPRESENTING FORMER CAPE MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN WANTS OFF THE CASE.

SULLIVAN'S LATEST APPEAL SAYS HE SHOULDN'T HAVE TO PAY UP AFTER LOSING IN COURT.

HE WANTED AN ELECTION RECOUNT AFTER LOSING BY 121 VOTES.

HE TELLS US -

HE FILED THE APPEAL SIMPLY BECAUSE HE COULD.

WE DID SOME DIGGING AND DISCOVERED SULLIVAN'S LAWYER FILED PAPERWORK STATING HE WILL NO LONGER BE REPRESENTING HIM. Return to index of stories...


TS SCHOOL EMPLOYEE RESIGNS-SSTOPS


developing right now. A COMPUTER PROGRAMMER FOR THE COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS JUST RESIGNED.

N-B-C-2 HAS LEARNED THAT THIS MAN- WAYNE WEHAUSEN OF LEHIGH ACRES PLEADED NO CONTEST TO A FELONY CHARGE OF CHILD ABUSE.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY WEHAUSEN MOLESTED A GIRL UNDER 12 IN A SWIMMING POOL-

AND EXPOSED HIMSELF TO HER.

AS PART OF HIS PLEA DEAL- HE RECEIVED THREE YEARS PROBATION. Return to index of stories...


TS FL BUDGET-ONCAM


ON TAP TODAY IN TALLAHASSEE ---

THE FLORIDA HOUSE WILL GIVE A TENTATIVE APPROVAL TO THE 75 BILLION DOLLAR STATE BUDGET.

THE HOUSE WILL VOTE ON IT TODAY.

MEANTIME, THE SENATE IS EXPECTED TO DISCUSS A RIVAL 75 BILLION SPENDING PLAN.

THE TWO LEGISLATIVE HOUSES AGREED TO SET ASIDE 500 MILLION IN TAX CUTS, BUT THEY DISAGREE ON OTHER ISSUES. Return to index of stories...


TS PALIN BENACQUISTO BBQ-SSTOPS


REPUBLICAN LIZBETH BENACQUISTO WILL WELCOME FELLOW REPUBLICAN SARAH PALIN TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

PALIN WILL BE AT A FUNDRAISER FOR BENACQUISTO AT A PRIVATE HOME IN NAPLES TONIGHT.

THE HIGH DOLLAR BACKYARD BARBEQUE IS FROM 5:30 TO 7:00 THIS EVENING.

TICKET PRICES ARE 500 DOLLARS PER PERSON AND A THOUSAND DOLLARS PER COUPLE.

LIZBETH BENACQUISTO IS RUNNING FOR THE DISTRICT 19 SENATE SEAT, RECENTLY VACATED BY TREY RADEL. Return to index of stories...


TS MARCO RUBIO-VOTOPS


FLORIDA REPUBLICAN SENATOR MARCO RUBIO WILL MEET WITH HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER AND VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS IN THE DAY AHEAD.

THEY'LL DISCUSS THE NEEDS OF AMERICA'S VETERANS, INCLUDING ITS DISABILITY CLAIMS BACKLOG.

AND JUST LAST NIGHT,

RUBIO SAID HE'LL MAKE HIS DECISION ON WHETHER HE'LL RUN FOR PRESIDENT.

BUT IT WON'T HAPPEN UNTIL THIS TIME, NEXT YEAR.

HE ALSO SAYS, IF HE DOESN'T RUN, HE WILL NOT SEEK ANOTHER TERM IN THE SENATE.

HE'S LOOKING AT OPPORTUNITIES OUTSIDE POLITICS. Return to index of stories...


TS SCOTT TRANSPORTATION-VOTOPS


WE'LL BE ON TOP OF THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WILL MAKE A TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING I-75 IN TAMPA.

IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN AT 2-30 THIS AFTERNOON. 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...