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DIRECTORS PAGE PUPPY THEFT-SS
HLA) FM CAR INTO CHURCH-trx SOTVO TEASE ONE-OC
HLB) DRIVEBY SHOOTING-trx VOTOPS TZ1 A) MARIJUANA PLAN-VO-WIPE
V-trx VOTOPS TZ1 B) CCI PRISON FOLO STANDUP-SOT
5PM OPEN-CLIP TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC
TOSS TO JOE-SOTVO, trx ST-TBX MARKET CLOSE-CGTOPS
FM CAR INTO CHURCH-LIVEU 1 ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
FM CAR INTO CHURCH-PKG FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
FM CAR INTO CHURCH-LIVEU 1 TOSS TO DAVE-trx SOTVO, E-AniBX
TOSS TO NICK-VOPLASMA-LIVE CCI INVESTIGATION FOLO-REM 7
CHURCH CRASH VICTIM-REM 1 CCI INVESTIGATION FOLO-PKG
CHURCH CRASH VICTIM-trx PKG CCI INVESTIGATION FOLO-REM 7
CHURCH CRASH VICTIM-REM 1 FL MARIJUANA PLAN-trx VO-WIPE
BANK ROBBER SENTENCED-SS, VO FL MARIJUANA PLAN-SOTVO
TOSS TO BRYAN-trx VO, SS BREW BILL-trx VOTOPS
GG DRIVEBY SHOOTING-MAPFLY PKG TEASE TWO-2SHOT
REDMOND PLEA-NATSVO-WIPE TZ2 A) PLANE STOWAWAY-VO-WIPE
REDMOND PLEA-SOTVO TZ2 B) cci inmate family talks-SS
DOMENIC FRANK COURT-trx SSTOPS, VO PLANE STOWAWAY-TC MON
CAPE KNIFE ASSAULT ARREST-SS PLANE STOWAWAY-PKG
DECISION 2014 CLIP-CLIP PLANE STOWAWAY-OC
VOTER TURNOUT-CG, VO, BNR, SS NEW AT 530-BNR-2SHOT
RED, WHITE, BOOM-VO A) DAN A HUGHES VIOLATION-VO-WIPE
RECALL FIRE CONCERNS-trx SS, BNR B) FM SHOOTING REPORT-VOTOPS


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HLA) FM CAR INTO CHURCH-trx SOTVO


9:43-:

"I opened the door and try to help the people try to pull the car off the people."

TONIGHT ON NBC 2. YOU WILL HEAR FROM THE WOMAN WHO DROVE HER CAR INTO A FORT MYERS CHURCH, DURING EASTER SERVICES.--

WHAT HAPPENED IN THE MOMENTS LEADING UP TO THE HORRIFIC ACCCIDENT THAT INJURED NEARLY TWO DOZEN PEOPLE.

AND SOME OF THE VICTIMS TELL US IT IS A MIRACLE THEY ARE ALIVE Return to index of stories...


HLB) DRIVEBY SHOOTING-trx VOTOPS


A GOLDEN GATE HOME RIDDLED WITH BULLETS.

ONLY NBC 2 WAS THERE --

AS POLICE GATHERED EVIDENCE.

WHAT WE LEARNED ABOUT THE HOME TARGETED. Return to index of stories...


V-trx VOTOPS


PLUS --

NBC 2 DIGS DEEPER INTO REPORTS OF VIOLENCE AT THE CHARLOTTE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION. INMATES BEATEN AND STABBED. Return to index of stories...


5PM OPEN-CLIP


5PM OPEN Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JOE-SOTVO, trx ST-TBX


12:05 -

People were screaming. People were going crazy. We thought it was the end of the world."

SURVIVORS SAY ITS A MIRACLE THEY ARE ALIVE.

A CAR DROVE INTO A FORT MYERS CHURCH PACKED WITH PEOPLE AT AN EASTER SERVICE LAST NIGHT INJURING NEARLY TWO DOZEN.

SOME OF THE VICTIMS ARE STILL IN THE HOSPITAL AT THIS HOUR.

TONIGHT -- NBC 2 IS UNCOVERING NEW DETAILS.

WE TALKED WITH VICTIMS AND THE DRIVER.WHO TAKES US THROUGH THE SECONDS LEADING UP TO THE CRASH.

NBC 2'S JOE ROETZ BEGINS OUR TEAM COVERAGE TONIGHT.

JOE --

THE WOMAN SAYS HER BRAKES FAILED. Return to index of stories...


FM CAR INTO CHURCH-LIVEU 1


IMAGINE YOU'RE IN AN EASTER SUNDAY SERVICE AND WITHOUT WARNING A CAR BURSTS THROUGH THE WALL.

HARD TO FATHOM.

TONIGHT -- THE SCARS STILL VERY VISIBILE OUT HERE -THE BUILDING NOW COVERED WITH PLYWOOD.

AND THE DRIVER, SAYS SHE WOULD TAKE IT ALL BACK IF SHE COULD. Return to index of stories...


FM CAR INTO CHURCH-PKG


IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE -

A NIGHT SUPPOSED TO BE FILLED WITH SONG AND DANCE TURNED INTO TRAGEDY.

14:19-26 People pray for me, I don't want nothing else. No one come to see me, everybody pray, I just don't want anything to happen to these people.

MARIE MASSON WAS BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE LEXUS THAT LAUNCHED INTO SECOND HAITIAN BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY NIGHT.

THE THIRTY YEAR OLD WAS A VISITOR TO THE CHURCH - ON HER WAY TO MEET FAMILY.

SHE SAYS SHE HAD JUST PULLED INTO THE PARKING LOT.

9:03-08 I push the brake. For me I push the brake. it kept going, slowly, slowly

THE NEXT THING SHE KNEW -

HER CAR HAD SLAMMED INTO PEWS, RUNNING OVER PEOPLE.

PASTOR DESAMOURS LEONTES WAS JUST FEET AWAY FROM THE RUBBLE AND RUSHED TO HELP PULL PEOPLE WHO WERE PINNED UNDER THE CAR.

5:07-12 I've got a shirt. It's got so much blood from so many people I tried to help.

WITHIN SECONDS, FAMILIES WERE CARRYING OUT LOVED ONES - SCRAMBLING TO PARAMEDICS LOOKING FOR HELP.

24:1824:21

"SHE GOT HIT IN THE HEAD AND SHE'S BLEEDING IN THE MOUTH."

26:54-26:56

"I THOUGHT PEOPLE WERE DEAD AND EVERYTHING"

IN ALL - 18 PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

THREE OF THE INJURED ARE CHILDREN.

TONIGHT - MASSON SAYS SHE IS SORRY- THAT SHE WOULD TAKE IT ALL BACK IF SHE COULD.

AS SHE WORKS TO VISIT THOSE INJURED.

11:32-39 I went over but don't know what to say. I don't even ask how they're doing. I just look at them because I don't know what to say. Return to index of stories...


FM CAR INTO CHURCH-LIVEU 1


A MIRACLE NO ONE WAS KILLED.

WE LEARNED TODAY MASSON'S 6 YEAR OLD SON WAS IN THE CAR WITH HER AT THE TIME.

HE -ALONG WITH THE OTHERS ARE RECOVERING.

TONIGHT THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES, WITH NO CHARGES FILED.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS, JOE ROETZ, NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO NICK-VOPLASMA-LIVE


ONE OF THE PEOPLE HURT IN THE CRASH IS A 13-YEAR OLD FORT MYERS GIRL.

SHE WAS SITTING ON ONE OF THE PEWS THE CAR HIT.

TODAY -- SHE TALKED EXCLUSIVELY TO NBC 2'S NICK CILETTI -- NICK'S LIVE AT LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WHERE SOME OF THE INJURED ARE STILL BEING TREATED. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH CRASH VICTIM-REM 1


EVERYONE IS EXPECTED TO BE OK.

THE PEOPLE WE SPOKE WITH THAT WERE INSIDE AT THE TIME SAY IT'S NOTHING SHORT OF A MIRACLE.

ONE OF THOSE MIRACLES --

13-YEAR OLD KIMBERLY CHERILUS. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH CRASH VICTIM-trx PKG


TRT: 1:23

SOT

KIMBERLY CHERILUS

VICTIM

12:05 - 12:10

People were screaming. People were going crazy. We thought it was the of the world. For a second, I thought I was dying.

A CLOSE BRUSH WITH DEATH - ON A DAY THAT'S SUPPOSED TO CELEBRATE RE-BIRTH.

TONIGHT - 13-YEAR-OLD KIMBERLY CHERILUS TELLS NBC2 EXCLUSIVELY SHE AND THE 200 OTHER PEOPLE INSIDE THE SECOND HAITIAN BAPTIST CHURCH IN FORT MYERS ARE LUCKY TO BE ALIVE AFTER THIS LEXUS SLAMMED INTO THEIR BUILDING.KNOCKING PEOPLE OFF CHURCH PEWS.

SOT

KIMBERLY CHERILUS

VICTIM

10:54 - 11:01

It came out of nowhere. The next you know, we're on the floor, the benches broke.and I ran out because I didn't know what was going on.

KIMBERLY AMONG THE NEARLY TWO DOZEN INJURED WHEN THE CAR CAME CRASHING THROUGH THE WALL.

SOT

KIMBERLY CHERILUS

11:40 - 11:45

It happened right in front of me. I was in one of the benches the car, like, came towards.

KIMBERLY'S OLDER BROTHER KEVIN TOLD US HE RACED TO THE SCENE AFTER GETTING A CALL FROM HIS MOM.

SOT

KEVIN ANTOINE

VICTIM'S BROTHER

4:14 - 4:16

They were like "Oh my Gosh! A car just came and crashed into the building.

AT FIRST.KEVIN HAD NO IDEA WHERE HIS MOM OR SISTER WERE.BUT LATER REALIZED HIS SISTER WAS INSIDE AN AMBULANCE -- ON HER WAY TO GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER

SHE TOOK THIS PHOTO IN THE HOSPITAL -- SHOWING OFF HER BROKEN NOSE.

3:48 - 3:55

Everyone was quiet for a second, then they were just screaming. Everyone was crying, they wanted to check under the car.

AND IT'S A GOOD THING THEY CHECKED.

PEOPLE WERE PINNED UNDERNEATH -- INCLUDING KEVIN & KIMBERLY'S GRANDMOTHER.

THEY SAY SHE'S PRETTY BANGED UP.BUT IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY.

KEVIN ANTOINE

VICTM'S BROTHER

9:05 - 9:07

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CHURCH CRASH VICTIM-REM 1


AHEAD AT 6 --

YOU'LL HEAR MORE FROM KIMBERLY -- AND A CLOSE FAMILY FRIEND WHO SAYS IT REALLY WAS AN EASTER MIRACLE THAT PEOPLE DIDN'T DIE IN THIS ACCIDENT.

LIVE AT LEE MEMORIAL, NICK CILETTI, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


BANK ROBBER SENTENCED-SS, VO


A MAN WHO ROBBED A NAPLES BANK IS HEADED TO FEDERAL PRISON.

A JUDGE SENTENCED 29-YEAR OLD MARIKEVIES MCNICHOLS TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON TODAY.

HE AND ANOTHER MAN FORCED THEIR WAY INTO THE FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK ON GOLDEN GATE PARKWAY LAST SEPTEMBER --

HOLDING TWO BANK EMPLOYEES AT GUNPOINT -

THE MEN THEN BURIED THE STOLEN LOOT, BUT INVESTIGATORS RECOVERED MOST OF IT. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO BRYAN-trx VO, SS


A GOLDEN GATE NEIGHBORHOOD ROCKED BY GUN FIRE.

ONLY NBC 2 WAS THERE THIS MORNING --

AS POLICE GATHERED EVIDENCE ON 32ND AVENUE SOUTHWEST.

WE COUNTED AT LEAST 7 POSSIBLE BULLET HOLES ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE HOUSE.

NO ONE WAS HURT.

BUT SO FAR -- DEPUTIES HAVE NO SUSPECTS AND UNTIL NEIGHBORS GET MORE INFORMATION, THEY TELL US THEY'RE WORRIED FOR THEIR SAFETY.

NBC 2'S BRYAN ANDERSON HAS BEEN PIECING THIS STORY TOGETHER --

AND FOUND OUT -- THIS ISN'T THE FIRST TIME THERE'S BEEN A SHOOTING HERE. Return to index of stories...


GG DRIVEBY SHOOTING-MAPFLY PKG


INSTEAD OF ALARM CLOCKS, GUN SHOTS JOLTED FAMILIES AWAKE THIS MORNING ON 32ND AVE SOUTHWEST.

Adriana Marchane, neighbor

16:31:01

I did hear the shots. Like I said I just live right there, right around the corner.

NEIGHBOR ADRIANA MARCHANE SAYS THE NOISE WAS FOLLOWED BY AN EERIE SILENCE.

ADRIANA

16:31:14-:19

It was kind of odd, but like I said it was really quiet. We didn't hear the police or anything like that.

THE MOST OBVIOUS AND UNNERVING EVIDENCE FOR NEIGHBORS WERE THESE BULLETS HOLES.

AT LEAST FOUR RIDDLED THE FIRST AND SECOND FLOORS.

STANDUP

16:37:18-:27

The Sheriff's Office says this shooting happened just before 6 a.m., right when all of these families are just waking up, getting ready for work and school.

ADRIANA

16:32:38-:44

It gets me nervous because like I said the kids do play right there in the corner and they're there like every afternoon pretty much.

TODAY WE UNCOVERED THIS IS THE THIRD SHOOTING INICIDENT AT THIS HOME.

IN 2011, DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO REPORTS OF A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING.

A YEAR LATER, DETECTIVES SAY THEY FOUND BULLET HOLES IN TWO CARS AND THE FRONT OF THE HOUSE.

IN ALL THREE INCIDENTS , DOCUMENTS SHOW THE SAME HOMEOWNER.

Jayson Gonzalez, neighbor

16:36:00-:05

I feel bad what happened because all my neighbors. It's a good neighborhood.

RESIDENTS LIVING NEARBY SAY THIS IS NOT THE NORM.

Jayson

16:36:30-:37

That's real bad man, real bad. I feel now like I have to take care of my nephew and watch what's going on in here.

IN GOLDEN GATE, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


REDMOND PLEA-NATSVO-WIPE


A LEE COUNTY MAN WILL SPEND UP TO 6 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HAVING SEX WITH TWO MEN -- WITHOUT TELLING THEM HE'S H-I-V POSITIVE.

5:21-

Judge: "How do you plead?

Redmond: "Guilty, Sir."

NBC 2 WAS IN COURT TODAY -- AS JAMES REDMOND PLEADED GUILTY. PART OF A PLEA DEAL WTH PROSECUTORS. WHO SAY THE VICTIMS ARE READY TO MOVE ON. Return to index of stories...


REDMOND PLEA-SOTVO


Tyler Lovejoy/Prosecuting Attorney

15-

"This was a terrible chapter in their lives. They are both expectant of a brighter life, a better future after this is settled."

Terry Cramer/Defense Attorney

18-"He's upset about the mistakes that he made. Mr. Redmond has a real bad drug habit and he made bad decision."

REDMOND COULD'VE FACED 35 YEARS IN PRISON.

HE WILL SERVE 8 YEARS PROBATION AND MUST UNDER GO A MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATION. Return to index of stories...


DOMENIC FRANK COURT-trx SSTOPS, VO


NEW INFORMATION ON A FORMER ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER -- ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH A STUDENT.

DOMINIC FRANK ENTERED A WRITTEN "NOT GUILTY" PLEA TODAY.

FRANK TURNED HIMSELF IN LAST MONTH AFTER DEPUTIES ISSUED AN ARREST WARRANT.

HE'S DUE BACK IN COURT NEXT MONTH ON A SEX ASSAULT CHARGE.

THE GIRL, WHO WAS 16 AT THE TIME OF THEIR RELATIONSHIP, HAS SAID THEY ARE IN LOVE AS SHE IS THE ONE WHO PURSUED THE RELATIONSHIP.

COUNT ON NBC 2 TO KEEP YOU UPDATED AT THIS CASE MOVES FORWARD. Return to index of stories...


CAPE KNIFE ASSAULT ARREST-SS


A HOMELSS MAN IS IN JAIL TONIGHT -- ACCUSED OF ATTACKING A CAPE CORAL HOMEOWNER WITH A KNIFE.

SHAWN KOEHN IS CHARGED WITH ASSAULT AND RESISTING ARREST.

KOEHN WAS A HOUSE GUEST -- STAYING AT THE VICTIMS NORTHWEST 19TH AVENUE HOME WHEN HE ROBBED HIM.

OFFICERS TELL NBC 2 --

KOEHN TRIED TO SWIM AWAY BY JUMPING INTO THE GATOR SLOUGH.

K-9 UNITS PULLED HIM OUT. Return to index of stories...


DECISION 2014 CLIP-CLIP


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VOTER TURNOUT-CG, VO, BNR, SS


TODAY WE HAVE THE FINAL EARLY VOTING NUMBERS FOR THE SPECIAL CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARY.

MORE THAN 6-THOUSAND PEOPLE VOTED IN LEE COUNTY.

MORE THAN 4-THOUSAND IN COLLIER.

THIS IS A CLOSED PRIMARY.

ONLY REGISTERED REPUBLICANS CAN VOTE.

WE POSTED INFORMATION ON POLLING PLACES FOR TOMORROW, ELECTION DAY.

YOU CAN ALSO WATCH THE PROFILES WE DID ON ALL FOUR CANDIDATES AT NBC DASH-2 DOT COM.

JUST LOOK UNDER SOUTHWEST FLORIDA POLITICS.

TONIGHT AT 6 --

WE'LL SHOW YOU HOW THE CANDIDATES SPENT THEIR FINAL DAY CAMPAIGNING.

THEN -- TOMORROW -- COUNT ON NBC 2 FOR COMPLETE ELECTION COVERAGE.

WE'LL BRING YOU UP-TO-THE-MINUTE ELECTION RESULTS STARTING AT SEVEN -- WITHOUT INTERRUPTING YOUR FAVORITE SHOWS. Return to index of stories...


RED, WHITE, BOOM-VO


THE FATE OF RED, WHITE AND BOOM MAY BE DECIDED TONIGHT.

NBC 2 BROKE THE NEWS LATE LAST YEAR -- CAPE CORAL'S 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION LOST ITS MAIN SPONSOR --

SO, THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PULLED THE PLUG.

OTHER INVESTORS SHOWED INTEREST --

BUT NOTHING EVER CAME OF IT.

LOCAL LEADERS ARE EXPECTED TO DECIDE TODAY -- IF THE CITY WILL PAY FOR THE FESTIVAL. Return to index of stories...


RECALL FIRE CONCERNS-trx SS, BNR


A FIRE RISK MAY BE HANGING IN YOUR HOME.

TODAY -- PIER ONE IMPORTS RECALLED GLASS STAR LANTERNS THAT WERE SOLD IN SOTHWEST FLORIDA.

NBC 2 HAS LEARNED THE LIGHT BURNS SO BRIGHTLY --

IT CAUSES THE FRAME TO MELT

IF YOU HAVE ONE OF THESE LANTERNS -- RETURN IT PIER ONE FOR A REFUND.

YOU'LL FIND MORE INFORMATION ON THE RECALL AT NBC DASH-2 DOT-COM.

JUST CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


PUPPY THEFT-SS


INVESTIGATORS SAY A PUNTA GORDA COUPLE STOLE A 10 WEEK OLD PUPPY -- AFTER THEY LEARNED IT WAS WORTH MORE THAN 3-HUNDRED DOLLARS.

SCOTT WRIGHT AND BROOKE DURAND BOTH FACE GRAND THEFT CHARGES.

DEPUTIES SAY THE OWNER OF A FULL-BLOODED RED NOSE PITBULL REFUSED TO SELL IT --

SO, THE COUPLE TOOK IT.

TONIGHT -- THE PUPPY IS BACK WITH ITS OWNER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-OC


A NEW BILL IN THE STATE LEGISLATURE WOULD LET SICK CHILDREN IN FLORIDA TAKE MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

NEXT AT FIVE, WE'LL SHOW YOU HOW LAWMAKERS VOTED TODAY.

PLUS --

DAVE ELIAS STANDUP Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) MARIJUANA PLAN-VO-WIPE


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TZ1 B) CCI PRISON FOLO STANDUP-SOT


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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MARKET CLOSE-CGTOPS


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ROBERT WX OPEN-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.

INCREASING HEAT AND HUMIDITY

We've seen a mix of sun and clouds through the day today and will continue with a few clouds as we finish out the day and head toward the evening time frame. Expect temperatures in the low to mid 60s into tomorrow morning under mostly clear skies.

For tomorrow we'll continue with that mix of sun and clouds and afternoon high temperatures will reach in to the low to mid 80s. The warming trend will continue through the week and as we head into the weekend.

By the end of the workweek afternoon highs will be in the upper 80s and lows will be in the upper 60s. Winds will also take on more of a southerly component by the end of the week, leading to a noticeable uptick in the humidity levels.

We'll continue with the sun and cloud mix along with plenty of warm humid air in place through the weekend. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO DAVE-trx SOTVO, E-AniBX


09:38 Something will happen. There's not a doubt in my mind, something will happen. Not by management, but by inmates."

FORMER GUARDS AT THE CHARLOTTE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION PREDICT MORE UNREST INSIDE THE PRISON -- AFTER AN INMATE WAS KILLED.

STATE INVESTIGATORS ARE WORKING NOW TO DETERMINE HOW INMATE MATTHEW WALKER DIED TWO WEEKS AGO.

NBC-2 INVESTIGATOR DAVE ELIAS HAS BEEN WORKING HIS SOURCES ALL DAY AND DISCOVERED. THERE ARE OTHER REPORTS OF VIOLENCE INSIDE THE PRISON -- Return to index of stories...


CCI INVESTIGATION FOLO-REM 7


WE'RE BEING TOLD TODAY -- THAT LATE THURSDAY ANOTHER INMATE WAS STABBED 13-TIMES HERE INSIDE THE CHARLOTTE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE.

WHILE THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS WON'T CONFIRM THOSE REPORTS --

FORMER GUARDS SAY THE VIOLENCE AND BLOOD SHED ARE FAR FROM OVER. Return to index of stories...


CCI INVESTIGATION FOLO-PKG


09:38 Something will happen. There's not a doubt in my mind. something will happen. Not by management but by inmates. 09:47

LESS THAN AN HOUR AFTER THAT PREDICTION BY A FORMER GUARD, NBC-2 CAMERAS CAPTURE AN AMBULANCE RUSHING INTO THE PRISON.

02:53 A lot of them are frustrated. A lot of them afraid to come forward. 02:58

THIS FORMER GUARD WORKED AT THE PRISON FOR MORE THAN TWO DECADES AND TALKS REGULARLY WITH MANY OF THE GUARDS WHO STILL WORK HERE.

:31 THERE IS SOMEWHAT A STAFFING PROBLEM BUT IT COMES DOWN TO MANAGEMENT. :39

HE SAYS THE LATEST WAVE OF VIOLENCE CAME AFTER REPORTS INMATES MAY HAVE HAD ACCESS TO A GUN INSIDE THE PRISON.

06:02 05 They were taking footballs and cutting footballs and putting contraband insid ethe footballs and throwing them over the fence. 06:15

HE SAYS A SEARCH FOR THE GUN BEGAN WITH GUARDS AGITATING INMATES.

:53 My sources informed me that they were doing cell compliant checks at 1am in the morning. 01;04

SOURCES SAY THAT'S WHEN MATTHEW WALKER BECAME UNRULY -- WHEN CORRECTIONS BECAME INVOLVED -- WALKER ENDED UP DEAD.

01:15 That particular inmate refused or said I ll do it later which escalated an incient. 01:26

OTHER GUARDS CLAIMING THE PRISON IS DANGEROUS. Return to index of stories...


CCI INVESTIGATION FOLO-REM 7


SOURCES INSIDE THE PRISON SAY STATE OFFICIALS WILL BE HERE THIS WEEK GOING OVER SECURITY AND OTHER MEASURES.

WE'VE PLACED SEVERAL CALLS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS --

AND OUR CALLS ARE NOT BEING RETURNED.

LIVE IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY DAVE ELIAS NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


FL MARIJUANA PLAN-trx VO-WIPE


A MEDICAL MARIJUANA BILL -- AIMED TO HELP CHILDREN -- CLEARED ANOTHER HURDLE AT THE FLORIDA CAPITOL.

THE RELATIVELY WEAK STRAIN OF POT WOULD BE TURNED INTO LIQUID TO HELP KIDS WITH SEIZURES.

SEVERAL PARENTS HAVE PLEADED WITH LAWMAKERS TO APPROVE THE BILL.

TODAY -- A HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE PASSED IT. Return to index of stories...


FL MARIJUANA PLAN-SOTVO


Sot: State Rep. Cary Pigman, R- Highlands County

"Each seizure consumes brain cells. with each seizure the disability is increased, ever so slightly. but, when you're having 30 seizures per day, it is measureable."

THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA BILL NOW GOES TO THE FULL HOUSE.

A SIMILAR PROPOSAL IS EXPECTED TO BE HEARD BY A SENATE COMMITTEE TOMORROW. Return to index of stories...


BREW BILL-trx VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW -- THE STATE SENATE IS CONSIDERING A BILL THAT COULD CRIPPLE LOCAL BREWERIES.

THE BILL WOULDN'T ALLOW BREWERES TO SELL THEIR PACKAGED BEER.

THEY'D HAVE TO PAY A DISTRIBUTOR TO DO IT.

LOCAL CRAFT BEER COMPANIES TELL US THE ADDED COST COULD PUT THEM OUT OF BUSINESS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2SHOT


INVESTIGATORS ARE CALLING IT A MIRACEL. A TEEN SPENT FIVE HOURS IN FREEZING TEMPERATURES -- WITH LIMITED OXYGEN.

HE SURVIVED A FLIGHT FROM CALIFORNIA TO HAWAII -- STOWED AWAY IN THE WHEEL WELL OF AN AIRPLANE.

WE'LL SHOW YOU HOW HE ENDED UP ON THE PLANE AND HOW HE'S DOING TONIGHT.

WE JUST TOLD YOU ABOUT THE REPORTS OF VIOLENCE AT THE CHARLOTTE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION.

THE FAMILY OF AN INMATE WHO DIED AT THE PRISON SAYS THEY WERE NEVER TOLD ABOUT HIS DEATH.

ALL NEW AT 6 --

THEY OPEN UP, ONLY TO NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) PLANE STOWAWAY-VO-WIPE


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TZ2 B) cci inmate family talks-SS


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PLANE STOWAWAY-TC MON


AN UNBELIEVABLE STORY TONIGHT --

A 16-YEAR OLD BOY FLEW FROM CALIFORNIA TO HAWAII STOWED AWAY INSIDE THE WHEEL OF A PLANE

AFTER ALMOST 5 HOURS -- WITH LIMITED OXYGEN AND FREEZING TEMPERATURES --

EXPERTS SAY HE BEAT ALL ODDS. Return to index of stories...


PLANE STOWAWAY-PKG


INVESTIGATORS SAY THE TEENAGER HOPPED A FENCE AT THE SAN JOSE AIRPORT --

THEN CLIMBED INTO THE *WHEEL WELL* OF HAWAIIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 45 --

BUT THEY SAY HE HAD *NO* IDEA WHERE THE PLANE WAS HEADED.

AN HOUR AFTER THE PLANE LANDED.

THE F-B-I SAYS A WITNESS SAW THE 16-YEAR-OLD HOP DOWN FROM THE WHEEL WELL.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE WAS UNCONSCIOUS FOR MOST OF THE FLIGHT -- WHICH REACHED AN ALTITUDE OF 38-THOUSAND FEET WHERE THE AIR TEMPERATURE WAS FREEZING.

SOT: PETER FORMAN/PILOT AVIATION EXPERT

"within a few minutes up at that altitude, the person would pass out and usually they would not survive for hours on end up there so it just boggles the mind."

OFFICIALS SAY AIRPORT WORKERS FOUND THE BOY CARRYING ONLY A COMB FOR HIS HAIR.

THIS PICTURE -- FROM THE MAUI NEWS -- SHOWS THE TEEN ON A GURNEY BEING TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

ON THE PHONE: MARVIN MONIZ, AIRPORT DISTRICT MANAGER

"He looked pretty good from what i could see. Young juvenile didn't appear to be dirty or greased up from being in a wheel well

AUTHORITIES SAY THE BOY CLAIMS HE GOT INTO AN ARGUMENT WITH HIS FAMILY --

AND RAN AWAY FROM HOME.

HAWAIIAN AIRLINES ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING --"OUR PRIMARY CONCERN IS FOR THE WELL-BEING OF THE BOY -- WHO IS EXCEPTIONALLY LUCKY TO HAVE SURVIVED." Return to index of stories...


PLANE STOWAWAY-OC


AS YOU COULD IMAGINE -- THIS DOES NOT LOOK GOOD FOR SECURITY AT THE AIRPORT.

OFFICIALS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW THE BOY GOT TO THE PLANE.

THE F-B-I SAY THE BOY WILL NOT BE CHARGED.

RIGHT NOW -- HE'S WITH CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT 530-BNR-2SHOT


WE UNDER STARTLING NEW DETAILS ABOUT VIOLATIONS AGAINST A COMPANY DRILLING FOR OIL IN IMMOKALEE

IT IS THE *SAME COMPANY TRYING TO GET PERMITS TO DRILL IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

WE UNCOVER NEW INFORMATION ON RECENT VIOLATIONS. AND WHO OPPONETS OF THE DRILLING ARE NOW CALLING FOR AN INVESTIGATION BY THE STATE.

PLUS: NEW AT 5-30: WE'RE JUST LEARNING THE DETAILS OF A WILD SHOOTOUT IN FORT MYERS LAST NIGHT.

SOME OF THE BULLETS HIT A WOMAN'S HOUSE.

SHE TELLS NBC2 WHAT SHE DID TO PROTECT HERSELF AND HER CHILDREN WHEN SHE HEARD THE GUNSHOTS. Return to index of stories...


A) DAN A HUGHES VIOLATION-VO-WIPE


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B) FM SHOOTING REPORT-VOTOPS


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