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ANCHOR SUPERS GOOD MORNING-2SH PUSH
DIRECTORS PAGE 6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT TRAFFIC ALERT-2SH-TRX-NAVI IN TC
GOOD MORNING-2SH PUSH LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-TRX-ANIBOX VO-SS-FLY
6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-LIVE
TRAFFIC ALERT-2SH-TRX-NAVI IN TC MON LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-VO-WIPE
HOME INVASIONS-TRX-NATSVOTOPS-VO IN PLASMA-SS LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-SOTVO
HOME INVASIONS-LIVE IN PLASMA LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-LIVE
HOME INVASIONS-VO FM HOME INVASION-TRX-SS-VO IN PLASMA
HOME INVASIONS-LIVE FM HOME INVASION-LIVE IN PLASMA
LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-TRX-OC-SS-FLY FM HOME INVASION-VO
LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-LIVE FM HOME INVASION-LIVE
LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-VO-WIPE BOSTON MARATHON-TRX-OC-VO
LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-SOTVO BOSTON MARATHON-SOTVO
LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-LIVE NBC2 BOSTON MARATHON COVERAGE-TRX-SS
I75 OVERPASS CHECK-TRX-OC-FDOT-SS-VO EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION-TRX-OTS-BNR
WOMEN HIT BY CAR ARREST-TRX-OC-SOTVO-WIPE END FCATS-VOTOPS
WOMEN HIT BY CAR ARREST-SSTOPS-OC RED SOX STORE-OC-VO
HOOTERS CRASH-TRX-VO BETSY THE TURTLE-TRX-OC-SS
EDISON PARK POLICING-TRX-OC-VO-SS QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-NATSVO
CAPE CARS BROKEN INTO-TRX-OC-TRX-VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
JOBS NUMBERS-TRX-OTS BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
MARKETS CLOSED-OTS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
KANSAS SNIPER ARREST-TRX-OC-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
SOUTH KOREA FERRY-TRX-OC-VO ZANA DRIVE SHOOTING-NATSVOTOPS-VO IN PLASMA-SS
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO ZANA DRIVE SHOOTING-SOTVO, PLASMA
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL CHARLOTTE PRISON SAFETY-OC-VO
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 CHARLOTTE PRISON SAFETY-SOTVO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP SPACE X LAUNCH-TRX-OTS
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL NASA PLANET DISCOVERY-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
COLLIER HOME INVASIONS-TRX-VO IN PLASMA NBC2 WX APP-TRX-SS
COLLIER HOME INVASIONS-SOTVO, PLASMA WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
CLIMBERS AVALANCHE-OC-TRX-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
GOLDEN GATE FIRE-OTS-VO TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
GOLDEN GATE FIRE-SOTVO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
CAPE FIRE-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
TEENS URINATE WATER SUPPLY-OTS-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
LEE CO FED LAWSUIT-OTS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
CHELSEA CLINTON PREGNANT-OC-VO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
WILL AND KATE EASTER SHOW-OC-TRX-VO MICHAELS BREACH-TRX-OC-VO
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT COFFEE PRICES-OC-VO
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 CHOCOLATE PRICES-OC-VO
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP SMART PHONES STOLEN-OTS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-3SHOT CROSSTALK TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WXGRX-WX WALL TS WOMEN HIT BY CAR ARREST-SSTOPS-VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS FM HOME INVASIONS-SSTOPS-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS LEHIGH ADVANCE AUTO PARTS-VOTOPS
FL PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION-TRX-OTS TS I75 OVERPASS-SSTOPS-VO
IMMIGRANT TUITION-CGTOPS-OC TS HOOTERS HIT & RUN-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TS BOSTON MARATHON LOCAL TIE-VOTOPS
FACEOOK NEAR FRIENDS-OTS TS COLLIER HOME INVASION-VOTOPS
tease lehigh armed robbery-TRX-VO TS EDISON PARK POLICING-VOTOPS
tease fm home invasions-TRX-VO TS CAPE CARS BROKEN INTO-VOTOPS
wx tease-TRX-OMNI ANIBOX TS EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION-SSTOPS-BNR
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL1) LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
HL2) WEATHER-TRX-OMNI TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
HL3) FM HOME INVASION-TRX-LIVELOOK, VO BACKUP GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


BREAKING NEWS OPEN

***HARD MUSIC***

BREAKING NEWS

Home Invasion Manhunt

BREAKING NEWS

Pistol-Whipped During Robbery

NEW OVERNIGHT

Hit & Run Arrest

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

THREE SUSPECTS, POSSIBLY ARMED, ON THE RUN, AFTER TRYING TO BREAK IN TO SEVERAL FORT MYERS HOMES!

WE'RE LIVE ON SCENE.

PLUS, MORE BREAKING NEWS IN LEHIGH ACRES.

VICTIMS PISTOL-WHIPPED DURING AN ARMED ROBBERY AT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS.

NBC-2 FIRST ON SCENE TRACKING THE SUSPECT IN A LIVE REPORT.

AND ALL NEW OVERNIGHT!

NBC-2 UNCOVERING THE TRUTH AFTER TWO WOMEN WERE RUN OVER BY A CAR.

NEW DETAILSOVERNIGHT REVEAL WHAT REALLY HAPPENED.

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


GOOD MORNING-2SH PUSH


IT IS GOOD FRIDAY AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SCHOOLS ARE OFF HEADING INTO EASTER WEEKEND.

GOOD MORNING I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

LET'S GO RIGHT TO METEOROLOGIST JASON DUNNING WITH YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST. AND ANOTHER CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS. Return to index of stories...


6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL


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-2SH-TRX-NAVI IN TC MON


NOW LET'S CHECK THE ROADS BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

OUR DANIELLE KOLENIAK HAS YOUR NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASIONS-TRX-NATSVOTOPS-VO IN PLASMA-SS


nats of chopper searching for suspects

NBC-2 TRACKING BREAKING NEWS IN FORT MYERS, YOU'RE LOOKING AT VIDEO FROM AN ALL-OUT SUSPECT SEARCH ALONG CENTRAL AVENUE NEAR SIMPSON.

THREE SUSPECTS TRIED TO ROB A HOME ON PINEVIEW ROAD AND BROADWAY AVENUE AND A HOME IN THE 22-HUNDRED BLOCK OF WILLIAMS DRIVE. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASIONS-LIVE IN PLASMA


NBC-2'S SAM SWEENEY IS LIVE ON SCENE WITH THE LATEST BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASIONS-VO


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE SEARCHING FOR THREE SUSPECTS INVOLVED IN AN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY OF TWO HOMES IN FORT MYERS THURSDAY NIGHT.

THE THREE SUSPECTS ATTEMPTED TO ROB A HOME ON PINEVIEW ROAD AND BROADWAY AVENUE AND A HOME IN THE 2200 BLOCK OF WILLIAMS DRIVE.

THE SUSPECTS ALSO ATTEMPTED TO ROB A PERSON WALKING ALONG THE STREET, BUT LET HIM GO WHEN THEY FOUND NO MONEY IN HIS WALLET.

THE SUSPECTS ARE BELIEVED TO BE ARMED, BUT THERE WERE NO CONFIRMED SHOTS FIRED.

NO ONE WAS HURT IN THE ATTEMPTED ROBBERIES. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASIONS-LIVE


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LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-TRX-OC-SS-FLY


MORE BREAKING NEWS AS YOU WAKE UP, THERE'S BEEN A VERY VIOLENT ARMED ROBBERY, THREE VICTIMS WERE PISTOL WHIPPED.

AND THE guy who did it IS ON THE LOOSE.

IT HAPPENED LATE LAST NIGHT AT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS ON LEE BOULEVARD. NOT FAR FROM THE FORT MYERS CITY LINE.

NBC-2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS IS LIVE ON SCENE AS AUTHORITIES WORK TO TRACK the guy down. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-LIVE


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE SEARCHING FOR AN ARMED GUNMAN THIS MORNING.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE PISTOL WHIPPED THREE PEOPLE DURING A ROBBERY.

NBC 2/ABC 7 IS FIRST ON THE SCENE AT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS IN LEHIGH ACRES.

THIS IS EAST OF THE STATE ROAD 82 AND LEE BOULEVARD INTERSECTION.

DEPUTIES SAY THE GUNMAN GOT AWAY WITH AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF CASH LAST

NIGHT AT NINE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE LEFT THE STORE IN A VEHICLE.

ONE PERSON INSIDE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

TWO OTHERS WENT ON THEIR OWN.

NBC 2/ABC 7 IS WORKING TO FIND A DESCRIPTION OF THE ROBBER AND THE

GETAWAY VEHICLE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-VO-WIPE


NBC-2 WAS FIRST ON THE SCENE AT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS IN LEHIGH ACRES.

THIS IS EAST OF THE STATE ROAD 82 AND LEE BOULEVARD INTERSECTION.

DEPUTIES SAY THE GUNMAN GOT AWAY WITH AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF CASH LAST NIGHT AT NINE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE LEFT THE STORE IN A VEHICLE.

ONE PERSON INSIDE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

TWO OTHERS WENT ON THEIR OWN.

NBC 2 IS WORKING TO FIND A DESCRIPTION OF THE ROBBER AND THE

GETAWAY VEHICLE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-SOTVO


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LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-LIVE


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I75 OVERPASS CHECK-TRX-OC-FDOT-SS-VO


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

WE'RE TRACKING TRAFFIC ALONG TWO SOUTHBOUND LANES OF I-75 THIS MORNING NEAR THE PALM BEACH BOULEVARD EXIT.

THE LANES ARE EXPECTED TO RE-OPEN ANY MOMENT.

NO BACKUPS RIGHT NOW. IF IT GETS CONGESTED, THE BEST DETOUR IS PALM BEACH BOULEVARD TO ORTIZ AND THEN BACK ON TO LUCKETT ROAD.

CREWS HAVE BEEN WORKING TO FIX THE TICE OVERPASS.

IT'S EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED MONDAY MORNING.

A BACKHOE HIT THE BRIDGE - CAUSING LARGE BLOCKS OF CONCRETE TO FALL ONTO THE ROAD, DAMAGING SEVERAL CARS.

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


WOMEN HIT BY CAR ARREST-TRX-OC-SOTVO-WIPE


AS YOU WAKE UP, THERE'S BEEN AN ARREST IN A NASTY HIT AND RUN.

ALEXIS JOHNSON/EYEWITNESS

23:10 im like ok what the hecks going on next thing i see screaming and ladies getting run over basically 17

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE DRIVER OF A P-T CRUISER RAN DOWN ONE WOMAN. THEN BACKED UP AND HIT ANOTHER!. NEAR PALM BEACH BOULEVARD AND KINGSTON DRIVE THURSDAY. Return to index of stories...


WOMEN HIT BY CAR ARREST-SSTOPS-OC


28-YEAR-OLD ERIC MONTEZ WAS ARRESTED.

HE'S FACING TWO CHARGES OF ATTEMPTED MURDER.

OVERNIGHT INVESTIGATORS REVEALED THIS ALL STARTED WHEN A JOGGER TAPPED ON MontEZ'S CAR FOR DRIVING TOO CLOSE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY MONTEZ GOT OUT AND PUNCHED THE JOGGER IN THE FACE MANY TIMES.

THAT'S WHEN THE TWO FEMALE WITNESSES RAN OVER TO TRY AND STOP HIM. AT THAT POINT MONTEZ GOT BACK IN HIS PT CRUISER AND INVESTIGATORS SAY HE RAN OVER BOTH WOMEN.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE HAD HIS 7 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER IN THE CAR WITH HIM.

HE TOOK HER HOME, GRABBED HIS CELLPHONE AND RETURNED TO THE SCENE.

POLICE SAY ONE WOMAN IS CRITICAL AT THE HOSPITAL.

THE OTHER IS STABLE. Return to index of stories...


HOOTERS CRASH-TRX-VO


MORE BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT --- NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING AROUND 3AM AT THE HOOTERS ON U-S 41 AND COLONIAL BOULEVARD.

WE'VE LEARNED TWO CARS CRASHED INTO EACHOTHER. A VAN AND A CAR.

NO MAJOR INJURIES REPORTED.

WE'RE TOLD A SMALL SEDAN WAS HIT BY A GREY MINIVAN AND THEN LEFT THE SCENE.

THE VAN SHOULD HAVE REAR END DAMAGE. Return to index of stories...


EDISON PARK POLICING-TRX-OC-VO-SS


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING --- WE'RE TRACKING THE NEXT STEP AFTER A MURDER IN A HISTORIC PART OF FORT MYERS.

PEOPLE LIVING IN THE EDISON PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION ARE WORKING TO GET MORE EYES ON THE STREETS AFTER A BODY WAS FOUND IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD.

THE ASSOCIATION PLANS TO VOTE TO ADD MORE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS.

THIS COMES AFTER TONY SEAY WAS FOUND SHOT AND KILLED ON MONTEVISTA STREET TWO NIGHT AGO, NEAR FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL.

POLICE CALL IT AN ISOLATED INCIDENT.

SO FAR NO ARRESTS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CARS BROKEN INTO-TRX-OC-TRX-VO


RIGHT NOW, WE ARE REVEALING NEW EXCLUSIVE VIDEO OF CAR HOPPING IN THE CAPE.

COME LOOK AT YOUR TV SCREEN.

POLICE SAY THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THESE CROOKS HAVE BEEN CAUGHT ON CAMERA --

TWO PEOPLE ARE SEEN GOING CAR TO CAR IN CAPE CORAL.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY MAY BE CONNECTED TO DOZENS OF BURGLARIES IN THE CITY.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION YOU'RE ASKED TO CALL CAPE POLICE OR CRIME STOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


JOBS NUMBERS-TRX-OTS


ALL NEW AS WE LOOK AHEAD ---

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT IS GETTING READY TO ANNOUNCE NEW FLORIDA JOBS NUMBERS.

HE'LL BE IN WINTER SPRINGS LATER THIS MORNING AT POWER GRID ENGINEERING.

HE IS SET TO SPEAK AT 9:45 AM.

COUNT ON US TO PASS ALONG THE NEW NUMBERS AS SOON AS WE GET THEM IN. Return to index of stories...


MARKETS CLOSED-OTS


AND MARKETS ARE CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF GOOD FRIDAY, BUT THERE IS A LOT TO

LOOK FORWARD TO NEXT WEEK.

WE'LL GET ECONOMIC INDICATORS ON MONDAY.

ON TUESDAY EXISTING HOME SALES FIGURES FOR MARCH.

WEDNESDAY NEW HOMES SALES AND THURSDAY DURABLE GOODS ORDERS.

AND OF COURSE SEVERAL EARNINGS REPORTS OUT NEXT WEEK - AMONG THEM AMAZON, REVLON, AT&T, AND FACEBOOK. Return to index of stories...


KANSAS SNIPER ARREST-TRX-OC-VO


A BIG NATIONAL HEADLINE AS YOU WAKE UP ---

KANSAS CITY POLICE HAVE A SUSPECTED SNIPER IN CUSTODY.

POLICE SAY THEY WILL RELEASE MORE INFORMATION LATER TODAY.

POLICE HAVEN'T IDENTIFIED THE SUSPECT OR OFFICIALLY CHARGED HIM.

BUT A VEHICLE WITH ILLINOIS LICENSE PLATES WAS HAULED AWAY ON A FLATBED TRUCK.

AT LEAST 12 HIGHWAY SHOOTINGS MAY BE LINKED TO THE SAME GUNMAN WHO HAS TERRORIZED MOTORISTS SINCE EARLY MARCH.

THREE PEOPLE WERE HURT IN THE SHOOTING SPREE. Return to index of stories...


SOUTH KOREA FERRY-TRX-OC-VO


DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT IN THE FRANTIC SEARCH FOR MISSING STUDENTS ON BOARD A SUNKEN SOUTH KOREA FERRY.

POLICE SAY A HIGH SCHOOL VICE PRINCIPAL THAT WAS RESCUED FROM THE DOOMED FERRY HAS BEEN FOUND HANGED.

RESCUERS CONTINUE THEIR WORK, BUT HUNDREDS OF PASSENGERS ARE STILL MISSING AND FEARED DEAD.

QUESTIONS HAVE EMERGED ABOUT HOW LONG THE CAPTAIN WAITED TO ORDER EVACUATION AND WHETHER A THIRD MATE MADE TOO SHARP A TURN, CAUSING THE SHIP TO LIST SO FAR IT COULDN'T RECOVER.

AT LEAST 28 PEOPLE ARE DEAD AND AROUND 270 ARE MISSING. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


WE HAVE NEW VIDEO OF VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE CHILLING VIDEO OF MASKED MEN ---- IT MAY HELP FINALLY CATCH THE SUSPECTS. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. JASON? 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 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...


COLLIER HOME INVASIONS-TRX-VO IN PLASMA


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS ---

A NEW LOOK AT VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO OBTAINED BY N-B-C TWO FROM CRIME STOPPERS SHOWS TWO MASKED MEN. MOMENTS BEFORE THEY BURST INTO A HOME, HOLDING A FAMILY AT GUNPOINT.

FIVE VIOLENT INVASIONS ARE UNSOLVED SINCE THE MIDDLE OF FEBRUARY.

THE NEW VIDEO MAY HELP TRACK DOWN THE BOLD CRIMINALS.

IT'S NOT A DEFINITE THAT ALL FIVE ROBBERIES ARE LINKED TO THE SAME INDIVIDUALS - BUT INVESTIGATORS SAY THERE'S MANY SIMILARITIES.

THEY'RE URGING RESIDENTS TO HELP THEM MAKE IT DIFFICULT ON THESE MASKED MEN -- BY TAKING THEM OUT OF THEIR COMFORT ZONE. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER HOME INVASIONS-SOTVO, PLASMA


Sgt. Mark Williamson/CCSO/13:22:22 "don't have the same routine, day after day - change up what you do on a daily basis."

THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS TEAMING UP WITH THE F-B-I, NAPLES P-D, AND OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO SOLVE THESE VIOLENT CRIMES. Return to index of stories...


CLIMBERS AVALANCHE-OC-TRX-VO


ALL NEW THIS MORNING --- AN AVALANCHE AT MOUNT EVEREST HAS KILLED 12 SHERPA GUIDES. AND IS BEING CALLED THE DEADLIEST SINGLE EVENT IN THE MOUNTAINS HISTORY.

THIS IS FILE VIDEO OF EVEREST, THE WORLD'S HIGHEST PEAK.

WE DID SOME DIGGING AND FOUND, SHERPA GUIDES ARE 10 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE THAN COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN, WHICH IS THE MOST DANGEROUS, NON-MILITARY JOB IN THE U-S.

THE SHERPA GUIDES ARE FAMOUS FOR GUIDING MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS UP SOME OF THE WORLD'S HIGHEST PEAKS.

THEY'RE PAID VERY WELL, BUT FAMILY SAY THEY PAY A PRICE IN DEATH AND INJURY.

THE AVALANCHE HIT WHEN THE GUIDES WERE TRYING TO FIX ROPES FOR HUNDREDS OF OTHER CLIMBERS. Return to index of stories...


GOLDEN GATE FIRE-OTS-VO


THIS MORNING NEW DETAILS ABOUT A FIRE IN GOLDEN GATE SPARKED BY LIGHTNING.

THE FIRE DID SERIOUS DAMAGE TO A GOLDEN GATE ESTATES HOME.

N-B-C2 SPOKE WITH THE FAMILY.

THE RED CROSS IS HELPING THEM FIND A PLACE TO STAY.

THREE FIREFIGHTERS WERE HURT WHILE BATTLING THE FIRE- TWO WENT TO THE HOSPITAL FOR HEAT EXHAUSTION.

THE FAMILY SAYS THEY HOPE TO RECOVER. Return to index of stories...


GOLDEN GATE FIRE-SOTVO


Liz Alfaro, Dad built house

:46:39 my father built that house from the floor up- so I know his heart hurts.:05

A GRANDMOTHER ESCAPED WITH HER GRAND KIDS OUT THE BACK DOOR.

THE GARAGE IS DESTROYED. Return to index of stories...


CAPE FIRE-OC-VO


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

A FIRE ALARM AND AGGRESSIVE FIRE FIGHTERS ARE BEING CREDITED FOR SAVING A HOME IN CAPE CORAL.

THE FIRE BROKE OUT AROUND 7-30 PM ON SOUTHEAST 46TH TERRACE AT THE CORNER OF PALM TREE BOULEVARD.

FIREFIGHTERS SAY A COUCH CAUGHT ON FIRE.

NO ONE WAS HURT.

THE CAUSE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


TEENS URINATE WATER SUPPLY-OTS-VO


LOOKING HAEAD,

THE PORTLAND, OREGON RESERVOIR WILL HAVE TO BE DRAINED AFTER THREE TEENS WERE CAUGHT ON VIDEO URINATING IN THE WATER SUPPLY.

THE CITY OF PORTLAND HAS BEEN FORCED TO DUMP MILLIONS OF GALLONS OF DRINKING WATER BECUASE OF IT.

WE'RE TOLD THE TEENS WILL HAVE TO PAY FOR THE CLEANUP, WHICH WILL COST ABOUT 1-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

SURPRISING STILL, THIS ISN'T THE FIRST TIME IT'S HAPPENED.

A SIMILAR INCIDENT TOOK PLACE IN 2011.

SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS ALSO CAUGHT A MAN URINATING INTO THE RESERVOIR. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO FED LAWSUIT-OTS


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

WE'VE FOUND A WHISTLE BLOWER LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST LEE COUNTY.

FORMER DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION EMPLOYEE, MICHAEL CAMPBELL, FILED THE SUIT IN FEDERAL COURT.

HE CLAIMS HE WAS FIRED FOR TALKING TO THE MEDIA IN SEPTEMBER ABOUT WHAT HE CALLED-

"GROSS MISMANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC FUNDS AND AGE DISCRIMINATION."

HE SAYS HE WAS FIRED TWO WEEKS LATER IN RETALIATION.

HE'S SEEKING LOST PAY.

COUNT ON N-B-C-2 TO BRING YOU ANY DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


CHELSEA CLINTON PREGNANT-OC-VO


THIS IS QUITE THE TALKER BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

CHELSEA CLINTON IS PREGNANT.

SHE IS EXPECTING HER FIRST CHILD IN THE FALL.

CHELSEA SAID -QUOTE- "WHETHER IT'S A GIRL OR A BOY , SHE OR HE WILL GROW UP IN A WORLD FULL OF SO MANY STRONG YOUNG FEMALE LEADERS,"

FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON SAYS HIS WIFE HILLARY WANTS TO BE A GRANDMOTHER MORE THAN PRESIDENT.

AND WITH SPECULATION AROUND A 2016 RUN, SOME WONDER WHETHER A GRANDCHILD MIGHT MAKE IT LESS LIKELY. Return to index of stories...


WILL AND KATE EASTER SHOW-OC-TRX-VO


NEW VIDEO INTO OUR NEWSROOM OVERNIGHT OF THE ROYAL COUPLE.

THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE SPENT THIS MORNING AT SYDNEY'S ROYAL EASTER SHOW.

THE SHOW WAS HELD AT THE CITY'S OLYMPIC PARK. PART OF THE ROYAL COUPLE'S TEN-DAY TOUR OF AUSTRALIA.

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE LINED THE ROUTE TO CATCH A GLIMPSE.

LOCAL MEDIA REPORTED THAT THE COUPLE'S SON, PRINCE GEORGE, DID NOT ATTEND AND STAYED BEHIND WITH HIS NANNY.

THE ROYAL COUPLE WATCHED A SHEEP SHEARING AND WOOL HANDLING DEMONSTRATION AND MET THE WINNER OF A COMPETITION TO DESIGN A DRESS FOR THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE MADE FROM LOCAL WOOL. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT


NEW THIS MORNING --- A CHANGE COMING TO FACEBOOK YOU'LL WANT TO KNOW ABOUT.

WE'LL EXPLAIN A NEW FEATURE TO TRACK ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS. 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-3SHOT CROSSTALK


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6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WXGRX-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...


FL PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION-TRX-OTS


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

A BIG WIN FOR WOMEN.

THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT RULED A STATE LAW BARRING DISCRIMINATION BASED ON GENDER, ALSO APPLIES TO PREGNANT WOMEN.

THE CASE CAME ABOUT WHEN A REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER SUED HER EMPLOYER, CLAIMING HER BOSS FAILED TO SCHEDULE HER FOR WORK AFTER MATERNITY LEAVE. Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRANT TUITION-CGTOPS-OC


YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED THIS, TOO --

A BILL THAT WOULD GIVE IN-STATE TUITION TO SOME UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS IN FLORIDA IS ALL BUT DEAD IN THE STATE SEnaTE.

SENATE APPROPRIATIONS CHAIRMAN JOE NEGRON SAYS HIS COMMITTEE WON'T HEAR THE BILL NEXT WEEK.

THAT COMES AS A BIG SURPRISE TO SUPPORTERS OF THE BILL.

THE HOUSE EASILY PASSED THE BILL, GOVERNOR SCOTT SUPPORTED IT.AND SUPPORTERS THOUGHT FOR SURE THE SENATE WOULD AT LEAST VOTE ON IT. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


TIME NOW TO SAY HELLO AND GOOD MORNING TO OUR NBC2 FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY.

THIS IS LYNN BLANCHETTE OF FORT MYERS

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LIKE US - AND YOU COULD BE NEXT!

LYNN - HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY! Return to index of stories...


FACEOOK NEAR FRIENDS-OTS


NEW THIS MORNING --

FACEBOOK HAS UNVEILED A NEW LOCATION FEATURE, CALLED "NEARBY FRIENDS."

IT ALLOWS USERS TO SEE WHERE THEIR FRIENDS ARE. AND HOW LONG THEY'VE BEEN THERE.

THE FEATURE IS ROLLING OUT IN THE COMING WEEKS FOR BOTH APPLE AND ANDROID DEVICES. Return to index of stories...


tease lehigh armed robbery-TRX-VO


A LOT OF BREAKING NEWS TO GET YOU CAUGHT UP ON BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

WE'RE LIVE IN LEHIGH ACRES WHERE THREE VICTIMS WERE PISTOL WHIPPED BY A GUY ROBBING ADVANCE AUTO PARTS. THE SEARCH FOR That bad guy IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


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AND NBC-2 LIVE ON SCENE OF BREAKING NEWS IN FORT MYERS ---

THREE ROBBERY SUSPECTS, POSSIBLY ARMED, ON THE RUN AFTER TRYING TO BREAK INTO NOT ONE, BUT TWO HOMES. WE'RE PEICING TOGETHER WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


wx tease-TRX-OMNI ANIBOX


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BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

LENGTH 2:37 Return to index of stories...


HL1) LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP


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

THREE VICTIMS PISTOL WHIPPED AT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS IN LEHIGH ACRES.

THE SUSPECT WHO DID IT, GOT AWAY.

I'M LIVE WITH THE VERY LATEST. Return to index of stories...


HL2) WEATHER-TRX-OMNI


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HL3) FM HOME INVASION-TRX-LIVELOOK, VO BACKUP


AND WE'RE LIVE TRACKING BREAKING NEWS IN FORT MYERS ----

ARMED SUSPECTS ARE ON THE RUN AFTER TRYING TO BREAK INTO TWO HOMES!

WE ARE PUSHING FOR ANSWERS IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SH PUSH


GOOD MORNING ON THIS GOOD FRIDAY.

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

WE BEGIN WITH MORE STORMS ON THE WAY!. JASON DUNNING HAS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE HEADING OUT THE DOOR. Return to index of stories...


6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL


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-2SH-TRX-NAVI IN TC


NOW LET'S CHECK THE ROADS BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

OUR DANIELLE KOLENIAK HAS YOUR NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-TRX-ANIBOX VO-SS-FLY


BREAKING RIGHT NOW--

THREE PEOPLE ARE HURT IN A VIOLENT ARMED ROBBERY AT A POPULAR AUTO STORE IN LEE COUNTY.

THIS MORNING THE ROBBER IS ON THE RUN AFTER THE VIOLENCE AT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS IMN LEHIGH ACRES.

NBC-2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS IS LIVE ON SCENE UNCOVERING THE NEWEST DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-LIVE


----take live----

THIS MORNING THE THREE PEOPLE INSIDE THE STORE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL--

DEPUTIES SAY THEY WERE PISTOL WHIPPED AND THEN ROBBED AT GUNPOINT.

WE KNOW THIS ALL HAPPEND AROUND CLOSING TIME AT ADVANCED AUTO PARTS IN LEHIGH ACRES. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-VO-WIPE


---TAKE VO___

NBC2 WAS THE FIRST ON SCENE LAST NIGHT

WE ARE TOLD THE ROBBER WALKED INTO THE STORE CARRYING A HANDGUN.

HE PISTOL WHIPPED THE THREE PEOPLE INSIDE AND TOOK CASH FROM THE STORE.

DEPUTIES SAY THE ROBBER THEN RAN AWAY AND DROVE OFF IN A VEHICLE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-SOTVO


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LEHIGH ARMED ROBBERY-LIVE


---TAKE LIVE---

DEPUTIES LEFT THE SCENE JUST A LITTLE WHILE AGO.

THIS MORNING WE ARE WORKING TO FIND A DESCRIPTION OF THE VEHICLE/

AND AN UPDATE TO THE VICTIMS CONDITIONS. Return to index of stories...


FM HOME INVASION-TRX-SS-VO IN PLASMA


ALSO BREAKING RIGHT NOW IN FORT MYERS, THREE guys TRIED TO ROB A HOME ON PINEVIEW ROAD AND BROADWAY AVENUE AND A HOME IN THE 22-HUNDRED BLOCK OF WILLIAMS DRIVE.

this was the INTENSE SEARCH IN THE OVERNIGHT HOURS, FROM THE AIR AND ON THE GROUND AFTER the ATTEMPTED HOME INVASIONS. Return to index of stories...


FM HOME INVASION-LIVE IN PLASMA


NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE ON THE SCENE--- UNCOVERING THE LATEST DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


FM HOME INVASION-VO


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE SEARCHING FOR THREE SUSPECTS INVOLVED IN AN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY OF TWO HOMES IN FORT MYERS THURSDAY NIGHT.

THE THREE SUSPECTS ATTEMPTED TO ROB A HOME ON PINEVIEW ROAD AND BROADWAY AVENUE AND A HOME IN THE 2200 BLOCK OF WILLIAMS DRIVE.

THE SUSPECTS ALSO ATTEMPTED TO ROB A PERSON WALKING ALONG THE STREET, BUT LET HIM GO WHEN THEY FOUND NO MONEY IN HIS WALLET.

THE SUSPECTS ARE BELIEVED TO BE ARMED, BUT THERE WERE NO CONFIRMED SHOTS FIRED.

NO ONE WAS HURT IN THE ATTEMPTED ROBBERIES. Return to index of stories...


FM HOME INVASION-LIVE


SOME SCARY MOMENTS FOR TWO FAMILIES THIS MORNING AND NOW MANY IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD ANXIOUS FOR ANSWERS.

THREE MEN BELEIVED TO BE ARMED TRIED TO GET INTO TWO HOMES WITHIN MINUTES OF EACH OTHER.

THE FIRST ONE DOWN THIS STREET ON PINEVIEW--- THEN THE TRIO MAKES THEIR WAY ONE BLOCK NORTH TO WILLIAMS ROAD WHERE THEY HIT ANOTHER---

THEY ALSO TRIED TO ROB A MAN WALKING DOWN BROADWAY.

TAKE VO

SCENE VIDEO I WILL AD LIB

TAKE LIVE

RIGHT NOW WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT HOW THESE TWO FAMILES WERE ABLE TO GET THESE MEN OUT OF THEIR HOMES WITHOUT GETTING HURT. Return to index of stories...


BOSTON MARATHON-TRX-OC-VO


THIS IS A BRAND NEW STORY AS YOU WAKE UP ---

A MAN FROM BONITA SPRINGS IS LEAVING FOR BOSTON IN THE DAY AHEAD, TO RUN THE MARATHON NEXT WEEK WITH HIS DAUGHTER.

THESE ARE PHOTOS WE GOT OF THE FAMILY.

BILL STARKS TELLS NBC-2 HIS DAUGHTER, NAMED BILLIE, RAN IN THE BOSTON MARATHON LAST YEAR.

SHE MADE IT TO MILE 25 WHEN OFFICIALS STOPPED HER BECAUSE OF THE BOMBINGS.

THIS WILL BE BILL STARKS 13TH MARATHON, BUT HIS FIRST BOSTON MARATHON.

HE OPENED TO NBC-2 ABOUT LAST YEAR'S TRAGEDY. Return to index of stories...


BOSTON MARATHON-SOTVO


dad talking about daughter running in marathon: "feels like it was yesterday. Tracking her progress on my computer, all the sudden it stopped, didn't know what to think

THE FATHER-DAUGHTER DUO ARE RUNNING FOR THE CHARITY THAT HIS DAUGHTER BILLIE WORKS FOR --

"BOSTON HEALTHCARE FOR THE HOMELESS PROGRAM".

IT TREATS ABOUT 12-THOUSAND HOMELESS PEOPLE A YEAR.

TOGETHER THEIR MARATHON TEAM HAS RAISED $41-THOUSAND. Return to index of stories...


NBC2 BOSTON MARATHON COVERAGE-TRX-SS


NOW BE SURE TO JOIN US FIRST THING MONDAY MORNING RIGHT HERE ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY.

WE'LL TAKE YOU LIVE TO BOSTON FOR AN IN-DEPTH PREVIEW, RIGHT BEFORE THE RACE KICKS OFF. Return to index of stories...


EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION-TRX-OTS-BNR


LOOKING AHEAD TO NEXT WEEK ---

THE DISTRICT 19 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY IS TUESDAY!

AND NBC-2 IS YOUR THE SPECIAL ELECTION HEADQUARTERS.

COUNT ON US TO PASS ALONG UP TO THE MINUTE RESULTS ON AIR AND ONLINE AT NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

tomorrow is the last day for early voting

WE POSTED ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT POLLING SITES AND TIMES ON OUR WEBSITE.

GO TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


END FCATS-VOTOPS


WE CONTINUE TRACKING THIS IMPORTANT STORY ---

AS STUDENTS HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WRAP UP A WEEKS WORTH OF F-CAT TESTING - THERE'S A PUSH TO END STANDARDIZED TESTING ALTOGETHER IN FLORIDA.

TEACHERS, PARENTS AND SCHOOL LEADERS ARE ADVOCATING FOR CHANGES TO HOW THE STATE USES TESTING.

THIS GROUP BELIEVES THE SYSTEM PUTS TOO MUCH PRESSURE ON STUDENTS.

THEY'D RATHER HAVE A TEST WHICH PIN POINTS WHERE A STUDENT STRUGGLES INSTEAD OF HOW A TEACHER OR PRINCIPAL DOES.

FLORIDA IS SET TO REPLACE F-CAT WITH A DIFFERENT TEST NEXT SCHOOL YEAR. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX STORE-OC-VO


HEADS UP RED SOX FANS!

YOU HAVE ONE WEEK LEFT TO BUY MERCHANDISE FROM THE RED SOX SPRING TRAINING STORE.

THE STORE IS AT JETBLUE PARK AT FENWAY SOUTH.

LAST FALL, FANS CLEANED OUT WORLD SERIES GEAR.

THE STORE WILL SHUT DOWN NEXT FRIDAY.

MEANTIME, ALL GEAR IS 50 PERCENT OFF.

THE STORE WILL REOPEN IN JANUARY. Return to index of stories...


BETSY THE TURTLE-TRX-OC-SS


LOOKING AHEAD THIS MORNING ---

THIS IS A GREAT STORY WE WANTED TO SHARE.

THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WILL HONOR A WOMAN WHO DEDICATED HER LIFE TO SAVING LOGGERHEAD TURTLES.

THE ORGANIZATION WILL NAME A BABY TURTLE: BETSY.

IT'S A TRIBUTE TO BETSY SANDSTROM.

SHE'S A LONG-TIME VOLUNTEER FOR THE CONSERVANCY GROUP CALLED TURTLE TIME.

BETSY HAS TERMINAL CANCER.

WHEN SHE LOST HER HAIR AFTER CHEMO, SHE HAD FAKE TURTLE TATTOOS PUT ON HER HEAD FOR EVERY TURTLE NEST ON BIG HICKORY ISLAND.

BETSY WILL BE AT THE CONSERVANCY TODAY FOR THE OFFICIAL NAMING OF THE TURTLE. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-NATSVO


RIGHT NOW NBC-2 IS ON THE TRAIL OF A SHOOTING INVESTIGATION IN FORT MYERS.

nats of fighting

HOW THIS DRAMATIC VIDEO MAY PLAY A CRUCIAL ROLE IN SOLVING IT. YOURTIME RIGHT NOW. JASON? Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

LENGTH 3:07 Return to index of stories...


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Weather Trends

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


ZANA DRIVE SHOOTING-NATSVOTOPS-VO IN PLASMA-SS


NBC 2 UNCOVERING THE VIDEO THAT INVESTIGATORS ARE NOW USING TO SOLVE A TEEN'S SHOOTING IN FORT MYERS.

THIS VIDEO TAKEN MONDAY ON ZANA DRIVE CAPTURES THE SCREAMING AND FIGHTING-

YOU CAN SEE A TEENAGE BOY PASSES OFF A BABY-- THEN HELD UP A GUN.

A FEW MOMENTS LATER- A WARNING SHOT IS FIRED.

ONE NIGHT LATER 19-YEAR-OLD SHANQUASIA HARRIS WAS SHOT IN THE SIDE.

SHE WAS ONE OF THE TEENS FIGHTING.

FAMILY FRIENDS THEY THINK THE SHOOTING WAS REVENGE FOR THE FIGHT. Return to index of stories...


ZANA DRIVE SHOOTING-SOTVO, PLASMA


no name

no face

14:10 revenge because the girl that got beat up got beat up real bad 14:14 it was horrible

HER FAMILY SAYS SHE IS GOING TO BE OKAY.

FORT MYERS POLICE HAVE THE VIDEO AND A PERSON OF INTEREST. Return to index of stories...


CHARLOTTE PRISON SAFETY-OC-VO


THIS MORNING WE'RE REVEALING NEW DETAILS CONCERNING A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PRISON UNDER INVESTIGATION.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS CONTINUE INVESTIGATING AN INMATE DEATH AND WHETHER PRISONERS HAD ACCESS TO A GUN.

This morning,. MORE PEOPLE ARE COMING FORWARD *ONLY TO NBC-2.

THE PRISON GUARD WE talked WITH SAYS HE WASN'T SURPRISED A FIREARM MAY HAVE MADE IT INTO THE PRISON AND HE BLAMES ONE THING SPECIFICALLY - A MANPOWER SHORTAGE.

HE SAYS GUARDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEAL WITH DANGEROUS SITUATIONS ON THEIR OWN AND WORK VERY LONG HOURS.

A UNION REPRESENTING OFFICERS SAYS THIS COULD VERY WELL BE THE CASE IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY AND IS A SERIOUS ISSUE IN ALL OF OUR STATE PRISONS. Return to index of stories...


CHARLOTTE PRISON SAFETY-SOTVO


SOT:15 Les Cantrell, Teamsters Local 2011 Statewide Coordinator

"One of the core issues that we're having throughout the state with correctional officers is manpower issues. they're working these men and women long hours. 16 hours at a time. multiple shifts in a row."

THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND FDLE WILL NOT COMMENT ABOUT THIS ONGOING INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


SPACE X LAUNCH-TRX-OTS


LOOKING AHEAD,

NASA AND SPACEX ARE TARGETING A 3:25 P.M. LAUNCH TODAY TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION.

IT'S SPACEX'S THIRD CARGO RESUPPLY MISSION TO THE I-S-S FROM CAPE CANAVERAL.

A SPACEWALK IS PLANNED FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23. Return to index of stories...


NASA PLANET DISCOVERY-VOTOPS


AND CHECK IT OUT!

NASA RESEARCHERS HAVE LOCATED A PLANET THE SIZE OF EARTH THAT COULD SUSTAIN LIFE.

THE NEWFOUND PLANET, CALLED KEPLER-186F, IS SLIGHTLY BIGGER THAN EARTH AND MAY SUPPORT LIQUID WATER.

IT WAS SPOTTED BY SCIENTISTS USING NASA'S KEPLER SPACE TELESCOPE.

THE PLANET CIRCLES A RED DWARF STAR ABOUT 490 LIGHT-YEARS AWAY.

NASA SAYS IT IS THE FIRST DEFINITIVE EARTH-SIZED PLANET IN THE HABITABLE ZONE OF ANOTHER STAR. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX


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

A real scandal for a scandal star!

COLUMBUS SHORT'S WIFE- TANEE-- SAYS HE THREATENED TO KILL HER AND HIMSELF WITH A KNIFE.

THE SCANDAL STAR'S WIFE MADE THE REVELATION IN AN AFFIDAVIT FILED FOR A RESTRAINING ORDER.

ACCORDING TO COURT DOCUMENTS, SHORT HAS BEEN IN JAIL AT LEAST THREE TIMES IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS FOR VIOLENCE

TANEE MCCALL-SHORT HAS ALSO FILED FILED FOR DIVORCE. THE COUPLE HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR 9 YEARS.

AT THE ADVICE OF HIS ATTORNEY, THE ACTOR DECLINED TO COMMENT ON THE ACCUSATION, BUT THANKED HIS FANS FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES, INCLUDING BREAKING NEWS ON A VIOLENT ARMED ROBBERY IN LEHIGH acres AND ATTEMPTED HOME INVASIONS IN FORT MYERS.

PLUS-- A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S, RAIN IS ON THE WAY! Return to index of stories...


NBC2 WX APP-TRX-SS


AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW ON THE GO, WITH THE NBC-2 WEATHER APP.

YOU GET SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF METEORLOGISTS AND THE AREAS ONLY LIVE DOPPLAR RADAR.

JUST SEARCH NBC2 W-X AT THE APP STORE.

YOUR FORECAST ON THE 2'S IS NEXT. 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

LENGTH 2:48 Return to index of stories...


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


PREPRODUCED BY NBC - MAKE SURE MASTER DOESN'T BUG THIS ELEMENT 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 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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MICHAELS BREACH-TRX-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ---

ANOTHER CREDIT CARD BREACH AT A MAJOR RETAILER.

MICHAELS -- THE ARTS AND CRAFTS CHAIN -- WE HAVE THEM RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA --- SAYS NEARLY THREE MILLION PAYMENT CARDS USED AT STORES MAY HAVE BEEN AFFECTED.

DATA WAS STOLEN FROM LAST MAY THROUGH THE CHRISTMAS SEASON. Return to index of stories...


COFFEE PRICES-OC-VO


ANOTHER CONSUMER ALERT AS YOU SIP THAT COFFEE THIS MORNING ---

IT'S GETTING MORE EXPENSIVE.

PRICES SOARED MORE THAN EIGHT PERCENT YESTERDAY, BECAUSE OF THE WORSENING DROUGHT IN BRAZIL'S COFFEE-GROWING REGIONS.

BRAZIL IS THE WORLD'S BIGGEST COFFEE PRODUCER. Return to index of stories...


CHOCOLATE PRICES-OC-VO


AND more BAD NEWS, CHOCOLATE LOVERS:

THE PRICE OF YOUR OBSESSION IS GOING Up.maybe that's a good thing.

WORLD DEMAND HAS INCREASED DRAMATICALLY IN THE PAST FEW YEARS, AND THAT'S BEING REFLECTED IN COCOA FUTURES.

ONE ANALYST EVEN SUGGESTS THAT CHOCOLATE MAY END UP A LUXURY ITEM LIKE CHAMPAGNE AND CAVIAR. Return to index of stories...


SMART PHONES STOLEN-OTS


THIS IS ANEW STORY WE FOUND OVERNIGHT ---

THERE WAS A BIG JUMP LAST YEAR IN THE NUMBER OF SMART-PHONES LOST OR

STOLEN -- FOUR-AND-A-HALF MILLION, UP FROM LESS THAN 3 MILLION IN 2012! Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS WOMEN HIT BY CAR ARREST-SSTOPS-VO


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

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

THIS MAN. ERIC MONTEZ WILL APPEAR BEFORE A JUDGE TODAY.

POLICE SAY MONTEZ RAMMED HIS P-T CRUISER. INTO 2 WOMEN NEAR PALM BEACH BOULEVARD AND KINGSTON DRIVE THURSDAY.

DEPUTIES TELL US HE WAS DRIVING HIS 7-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER TO SCHOOL WHEN A JOGGER TAPPED MONTEZ'S CAR. BECAUSE IT WAS TOO CLOSE.

MONTEZ THEN GOT OUT OF THE CAR AND BEAT THE MAN.

THE TWO FEMALE VICTIMS. STEPPED IN TRYING TO HELP THE JOGGER. MONTEZ THEN RAN THEM OVER WITH HIS CAR.

THE VICTIMS ARE STILL IN THE HOSPITAL THIS MORNING.

MONTEZ IS FACING TWO CHARGES OF ATTEMPTED MURDER. Return to index of stories...


TS FM HOME INVASIONS-SSTOPS-VO


DEPUTIES ARE SEARCHING FOR THREE MEN WHO TRIED TO ROB TWO HOUSES AND A PERSON WALKING ON THE STREET.

IT HAPPENED THURSDAY NIGHT ON BRODWAY AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF WILLIAMS AND PINVIEW ROAD.

DEPUTIES BELIEVE THE SUSPECTS ARE ARMED AND DANGEROUS.

WEVE LEARNED FROM NEGHBORS SENIOR CITIZENS LIVE IN AT LEAST ONE OF THE HOMES HIT.

RIGHT NOW. WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF SENIORS ARE THE TARGET. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH ADVANCE AUTO PARTS-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE SEARCHING FOR AN ARMED GUNMAN.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE PISTOL WHIPPED THREE PEOPLE DURING A ROBBERY IN LEHIGH.

IT HAPPENED THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE ADVANCE AUTO PARTS EAST OF THE STATE ROAD 82 AND LEE BOULEVARD INTERSECTION.

DEPUTIES SAY THE GUNMAN GOT AWAY WITH AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF CASH.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE LEFT THE STORE IN A VEHICLE.

THREE PEOPLE WERE SENT TO THE HOSTPITAL. Return to index of stories...


TS I75 OVERPASS-SSTOPS-VO


A TRAFFIC ALERT TO KEEP IN MIND. COME MONDAY.

CREWS ARE EXPECTED TO FINISH WORK ALONG SOUTHBOUND LANES OF I-75 NEAR THE PALM BEACH BOULEVARD EXIT.

THEY'RE WORKING TO FIX THE TICE OVERPASS.

A BACKHOE HIT THE BRIDGE - CAUSING LARGE BLOCKS OF CONCRETE TO FALL ONTO THE ROAD, DAMAGING SEVERAL CARS.

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


TS HOOTERS HIT & RUN-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW -- FORT MYERS POLICE are SEARCHING FOR A HIT AND RUN DRIVER.

THIS HAPPENED OVERNIGHT AROUND THREE THIS MORNING. IN FRONT OF HOOTERS ON U-S 41.

POLICE TELL US. A GREY MINI VAN HIT A CAR. THEN LEFT THE SCENE.

THE VAN SHOULD HAVE REAR END DAMAGE.

THE PERSON IN THE CAR SUFFERED VERY MINOR INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


TS BOSTON MARATHON LOCAL TIE-VOTOPS


GEARING UP FOR THE BOSTON MARATHON NEXT WEEK!

BILL STARKS FROM BONITA. IS HEADED TO BOSTON THIS MORNING TO RUN IN THE MARATHON WITH HIS DAUGHTER.

STARKS' DAUGHTER. BILLIE. RAN IN THE MARATHON LAST YEAR.

SHE MADE IT TO MILE 25 WHEN OFFICIALS STOPPED HER BECAUSE OF THE BOMBINGS.

THIS WILL BE BILL STARKS 13TH MARATHON, BUT HIS FIRST BOSTON MARATHON.

THEY'RE RUNNING FOR THE CHARITY HIS DAUGHTER WORKS FOR --

"BOSTON HEALTHCARE FOR THE HOMELESS PROGRAM". Return to index of stories...


TS COLLIER HOME INVASION-VOTOPS


A POSSIBLE BREAK IN THE VIOLENT STRING OF COLLIER HOME INVASIONS.

THIS IS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO OF TWO MASKED GUNMEN MOMENTS BEFORE THEY BROKE INTO A NAPLES HOUSE AND HELD A FAMILY HOSTAGE.

THIS IS THE FIFTH BREAK IN AND ROBBERY IN COLLICER SINCE FEBRUARY.

ALL REMAIN UNSOLVED.

INVESTIGATORS WILL NOT CONFIRM THE FIVE ARE LINKED.

THEY HOPE THIS VIDEO LEADS TO A BREAK. Return to index of stories...


TS EDISON PARK POLICING-VOTOPS


A MAN FOUND DEAD IN A HISTORIC FORT MYERS NEIGHBORHOOD IS CAUSING NEIGHBORS TO PUSH FOR MORE SECURITY MEASURES.

THE EDISON PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION PLANS TO VOTE TO ADD MORE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS.

THIS AFTER. TONY SEAY WAS FOUND SHOT AND KILLED ON MONTEVISTA STREET WEDNESDAY NIGHT, NEAR FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL.

SO FAR NO ARRESTS.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO FOR UPDATES. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE CARS BROKEN INTO-VOTOPS


HAPPENING RIGHT NOW --

CAPE CORAL POLICE ARE ON THE HUNT FOR THE TWO PEOPLE BREAKING INTO CARS.

POLICE SAY THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THESE CROOKS HAVE BEEN CAUGHT ON CAMERA --

INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY MAY BE CONNECTED TO DOZENS OF BURGLARIES IN THE CITY.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION YOU'RE ASKED TO CALL CAPE POLICE OR CRIME STOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


TS EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION-SSTOPS-BNR


TOMORROW'S THE LAST DAY FOR EARLY VOTING IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES.

AND TUESDAY IS THE DISTRICT 19 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY.

NBC-2 IS YOUR THE SPECIAL ELECTION HEADQUARTERS.

WE'LL HAVE UP TO THE MINUTE RESULTS ON AIR AND ONLINE.

WE POSTED ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT POLLING SITES AND TIMES ON OUR WEBSITE.

HEAD OVER TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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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...


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...