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HL1) HOME INVASION APPEARANCE-VOTOPS-TRX TS2) UF COACH DIES-TRIP ANIBOX
HL2) UF COACH-VOTOPS-TRX TS3) PINE MANOR RAPE-TRIP ANIBOX
HL3) WEATHER-WX CENTER NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP
NEWS AT 11:00am OPEN-CLIP CLIVEN BUNDY RACIST REMARKS-PLASMA INTRO
LEHIGH HOME INVASION FIRST APPEARANCE-TRX OC ANIBO CLIVEN BUNDY RACIST REMARKS-PKG
LEHIGH HOME INVASION FIRST APPEARANCE-REMLIVE NEW JERSY FIRES-TRX VO
LEHIGH HOME INVASION FIRST APPEARANCE-vo ss DANE EAGLE RESIGNS FROM LEE BUILDING ASSOC-(2) SS,
LEHIGH HOME INVASION FIRST APPEARANCE-REMLIVE BENACQUISTO NOT RUNNING FOR DIST 19-OC, VO
UF COACH DIES IN CRASH-TRX OC SS VO IMMOKALEE POWERBALL-TRX OC VO
UF COACH DIES IN CRASH-SOTVO IMMOKALEE POWERBALL-SOTVO
RYAN LOCHTE TWEET-SS (2) MEASEL OUTBREAKS-INTRO
PINE MANOR RAPE-OC VO SS MEASEL OUTBREAKS-PKG
PINE MANOR RAPE-SOT SS FL EMERGENCY LANDING-TRX VO
BULLETS IN LEE COUNTY HOUSE-TRX-OC-VO PHELPS TODAY-OC VO
BULLETS IN LEE COUNTY HOUSE-SOTVO YANKEE PLAYER SUSPENDED-TRXVOTOPS
OIL DRILLING UPDATE-OTS OC VO CHURCH HILL DOWNS NEW JOB-VO
VIRGIN AUSTRAILA PLANE-TRX-VO CHURCH HILL DOWNS NEW JOB-SOTVO
MALAYSIA PLANE SEARCH-TRX-VO CHURCH LOGO TATOO-VO
MISSING PLANE COST-TRX-VOTOPS ROYAL COUPLE TODAY-VO
US AND UKRAINE-INTRO MICHELLE O ON NBC-TRXVO
US AND UKRAINE-PKG TEASE FOUR-TRXVOTOPS
MUDSLIDE VICTIMS-VO TZ4A) CHRUCH FOLO-VOWIPE
OBAMA FERRY SILENCE-VO TZ4B) BIG SHARK-VOTOPS
NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-LIVE WEATHER TEASE-STC
IMMIGRATION TUITION-TRX OC VO BIG SHARK CAUGHT-ON CAM
IMMIGRATION TUITION-SOTVO BIG SHARK CAUGHT-PKG
JUICY COUTURE WATERSIDE SHOPS-OTS WEATHER OPEN-CLIP
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT WEATHER-WX WALL
TZ1A) GROW HOUSE-VOTOPS-TRX 10 YO OLD BURGLAR-VO
TZ1B) AIDS SYRINGE-VOTOPS 10 YO OLD BURGLAR-SOTVO
WEATHER-STC CHURCH CRASH FOLO-VOWIPE
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP CHURCH CRASH FOLO-SOTVO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL THE NEW 'FORT'-VOWIPE
EDISON PARK CRIME MEETING-TRX OC VO THE NEW 'FORT'-SOTVO-OC
EDISON PARK CRIME MEETING-SOTVO TIP A COP PUNTA GORDA-OC OTS
SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE-TRX PLASMA RX TAKE BACK-CG
SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE-SOTVO TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT
TEACHER STUDENT SEX-VO TZ5A) MOM BOOTED-VO
NORTHWESTERN FBALL PLAYERS-VOTOPSWIPE HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM
AIDS SYRINGE ROBBERY-OC SOTVO HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
STEALING FROM GRAVE-VOTOPS CAPE CORAL GIVES 90 YO CHECK-VO
STEALING FROM GRAVE-SOTVO CAPE CORAL GIVES 90 YO CHECK-SOTVO
FLIGHT 93 TREE PLANTING-VOTOPS SETH MYERS HOST EMMYS-VO
RONALD MCDONALD MAKEOVER-FSS OBAMA FITNESS COUNCIL-VO
TEASE TWO-TRXVOTOPS GIRL GIVES FIRST LADY DAD'S RESUME-VOTOPS
TZ2) BEEZING-VOTOPS MORE PRECIOUS THAN GOLD-VOTOPS
TZ2) BEEZIN-SOTVO WOMAN BOOTED FOR BABY BUMP AT GYM-VO
BEEZIN ON EYES-INTRO WOMAN BOOTED FOR BABY BUMP AT GYM-SOTVO
BEEZIN ON EYES-PKG FACEBOOK NEWS WIRE-VOTOPS
CAPE CORAL DRUG BUST-OC-VO TWO YEAR OLD HOCKEY GAME-TRXVOTOPS
CONCUSSION MACHINE-INTRO TOSS TO NOON TEASE-2-SHOT DESK
CONCUSSION MACHINE-PKG NEW AT NOON TEASE-2 SHOT
TEASE THREE-TRXVOTOPS NOON TZA) PA STABBING VICTIM-SOTVO
TZ3) CLIVEN BUNDY-VOTOPS NOON TZB) FL HIGH SPEED CHASE-VO
TZ3B) POWERBALL-VOTOPS CLOSE-2-SHOT
TS1) LEHIGH FIRST APPEAR-TRIP ANIBOX  


HL1) HOME INVASION APPEARANCE-VOTOPS-TRX


BREAKING THIS MORNING.

TWO OF THE FOUR MEN INVOLVED IN A HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH ACRES HAD THEIR DAY IN COURT.

STRAIGHT AHEAD WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT WENT DOWN TODAY WHEN THEY FACED THE JUDGE. Return to index of stories...


HL2) UF COACH-VOTOPS-TRX


PLUS--A SOMBER DAY FOR STUDENTS AND FACULTY AT THE UNIVERISTY OF FLORIDA.

THEIR DIVING COACH WAS KILLED IN A TRAGIC BOAT ACCIDENT.

RIGHT NOW WE ARE WORKING OUR SOURCES TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


HL3) WEATHER-WX CENTER


NBC 2 NEWS AT 11 STARTS RIGHT NOW Return to index of stories...


NEWS AT 11:00am OPEN-CLIP


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LEHIGH HOME INVASION FIRST APPEARANCE-TRX OC ANIBO


BREAKING news this morning --

TWO OF THE FOUR SUSPECTS IN THURSDAYS ARMED HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH ACREs face a judge.

IM LINDSAY LOUGUE.

AND IM CHAD OLIVER.

BOTH ARE CHARGED WITH ROBBERY HOME INVASION AND IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER.

NBC 2's SAM SWEENEY WAS IN COURT TODAY.

HE'S LIVE TO EXPLAIN WHAT HAPPENED.

SAM. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION FIRST APPEARANCE-REMLIVE


CHAD LINDSAY

THE JUDGE SAID 27 year BRANDON DOEDEN WENT INTO THAT LEHIGH HOME ARMED WITH GUNS, A BULLET PROOF VEST AND A MASK.

AND THEN TOOK OFF WHEN DEPUTIES SHOWED UP. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION FIRST APPEARANCE-vo ss


THIS MORNING HE IS BEING HELD ON 400,000 DOLLARS BOND.

HIS ACCOMPLICE EBRON TAYLOR FACES SIMILAR CHARGES BUT DID NOT HAVE A VEST ON. HE IS BEING HELD ON 350000 DOLLARS, BUT MUST GO BEFORE A JUDGE AGAIN TOMORROW TO DETERMINE IF HES ELIGIBLE FOR BOND BECAUSE HES CONSIDERED A REPEAT OFFENDER. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION FIRST APPEARANCE-REMLIVE


THE TWO OTHER SUSPECTS HAVE NOT BEEN CHARGED YET. Both in the hospital.ONE IS STILL RECOVERING FROM a GUN SHOT WOUND AND THE OTHER FROM A k9 bite after he was chased by deputies.

BOTH MEN WILL BE IN COURT AGAIN ON MAY 27th. Return to index of stories...


UF COACH DIES IN CRASH-TRX OC SS VO


RIGHT NOW--

NBC-2 IS WORKING TO GET AN EXPLANATION AS TO CAUSED THE BOATING DEATH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DIVING COACH.

F-W-C OFFICERS SAY DONNIE CRAINE DIED AFTER THE CRASH.

THIS IS THE SPOT WHERE THE CRASH HAPPENED NEAR PINE ISLAND.

NOTICE THE SIGN THAT READS "BLIND CURVE" AHEAD.

AN NBC-2 REPORTER RODE AROUND THE CURVE.

SHE SAYS THE SHARP TURN IS DANGEROUS.

THOSE THAT SAW THE HORRIFIC SEEN ARE SHAKEN UP. Return to index of stories...


UF COACH DIES IN CRASH-SOTVO


Bill Marcus, Passed Wreck on Water

16:53 it was smashed, it was smashed 16:55 i would say it was totaled

NBC-2 CONFIRMED TWO PEOPLE WERE ON ONE BOAT.

FOUR IN THE OTHER.

SURVIVORS SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES.

OFFICERS SAY THIS INVESTIGATION COULD TAKE MONTHS TO COMPLETE. Return to index of stories...


RYAN LOCHTE TWEET-SS (2)


U-S SWIMMER RYAN LOCHTE TWEETED NEWS OF CRAINE'S DEATH ALMOST IMMEDIATELY.

THE U-F GRADUATE WROTE "R.I.P. TO HEAD DIVING COACH DONNIE CRANE. HE WAS A GREAT MAN. YOU WILL BE MISSED."

AND THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA SPORTS WEBSITE "GATORZONE" POSTED THIS MEMORIAL ON THE FRONT PAGE IN REMEMBRANCE OF THEIR COACH.

WE'LL BE SURE TO KEEP YOU UPDATED ON ANY NEW INFORMATION WE GET. Return to index of stories...


PINE MANOR RAPE-OC VO SS


RIGHT NOW POLICE ARE ON THE HUNT FOR AN ACCUSED RAPIST IN PINE MANOR.

A GRANDMOTHER SAYS A MAN BROKE INTO HER HOUSE AND FORCED himself on her.

HE HELD A KNIFE TO HER THROAT.

AND IT ALL HAPPENED --

WHILE HER YOUNG GRANDAUGHTER SLEPT NEARBY.

LET ME SHOW YOU A SKETCH OF THE SUSPECT.

AFTER THE ATTACK -- THE WOMAN SAYS THE MAN PROMISED HER, HE'D BE BACK.

ONE NEIGHBOR TELLS US -- IT DOESN'T FEEL SAFE ANYMORE. Return to index of stories...


PINE MANOR RAPE-SOT SS


11:36 Very afraid. very very afraid.

11:21 it could have happened to me- it could have happened to anybody really.

CRIMESTOPPERS IS OFFERING A one THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD FOR TIPS LEADING TO HIS ARREST.

WE ARE TOLD THE MAN HAS A VERY DISTINCT TATTOO ON HIS RIGHT ARM FROM HIS ELBOW TO HIS WRIST.AND TWO STRIPES. POSSIBLY ROPES OR CHAINS. ACROSS HIS FOREARM. Return to index of stories...


BULLETS IN LEE COUNTY HOUSE-TRX-OC-VO


HERE'S AN N-B-C-2 CRIME ALERT THAT'S PUT A LEE COUNTY COMMUNTY ON EDGE.

THIS FORT MYERS HOME IS SPRAYED WITH BULLET HOLES.

THE SHOOTER REMAINS ON THE LOOSE.

IT HAPPENED IN PINE MANOR THURSDAY MORNING.

N-B-C-2 TALKED EXCLUSIVELY WITH THE FAMILY WHO LIVES HERE.

AN 11 YEAR OLD BOY WAS SLEEPING ON THE LIVING ROOM COUCH IN THE LIVING ROOM WHEN A BULLET FLEW RIGHT PAST HIS HEAD! Return to index of stories...


BULLETS IN LEE COUNTY HOUSE-SOTVO


Aaron Ramirez, Gunshots into home

:17:56 i didnt know what it was until my mom said she was calling the

cops- that someone shot through her window. I was just really scared.

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HIS FAMILY SAYS THIS SHOOTING HAS THEM SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING MOVING TO ANOTHER NEIGHBORHOOD. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING UPDATE-OTS OC VO


IN A MATTER OF HOURS, WE COULD FIND OUT A CRUCIAL RECOMMENDATION IN THE CONTROVERSY OVER OIL DRILLING IN COLLIER COUNTY.

NBC2 WILL BE LISTENING IN THIS AFTERNOON ON A STATUS CONFERENCE CALL.

IT'S BETWEEN PROTESTORS, THE DAN A HUGHES DRILLING COMPANY, AND D-E-P.

BOTH SIDES ARE WAITING TO FIND OUT A JUDGE'S RECOMMEDATION WHETHER THE HUGHES COMPANY SHOULD DRILL NEAR GOLDEN GATE ESTATES HOMES.

THIS IS THE FIRST MEETING BETWEEN THE GROUPS SINCE D-E-P FINED THE HUGHES COMPANY FOR ILLEGAL DRILLING AT ANOTHER COLLIER COUNTY SITE.

HUGHES HAD TO PAY A 25 THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE.

IT ALSO MUST HIRE AN OUTSIDE COMPANY TO TEST THE GROUNDWATER FOR CONTAMINATION. Return to index of stories...


VIRGIN AUSTRAILA PLANE-TRX-VO


SCARY MOMENTS ON A VIRGIN AUSTRALIA FLIGHT THIS MORNING --

WHEN A DRUNK PASSENGER TRIED TO BREAK INTO THE COCKPIT.

THE BOEING 737 WAS EN ROUTE FROM AUSTRALIA TO INDONESIA --

WHEN PILOTS REPORTED A DISRUPTIVE PASSENGER.

TRYING TO GET PAST THE COCKPIT DOOR.

CREW MEMBERS WERE ABLE TO GET A HOLD OF HIM AND PUT HIM IN HANDCUFFS.

PILOTS LANDED SAFELY IN INDONESIA. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE SEARCH-TRX-VO


MALAYSIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 3-70 VANISHED FROM THE AIR NEARLY 7-WEEKS AGO.

NOW FRUSTRATED FAMILIES MEMBERS ARE USING A NEW TACTIC.

THEY HELD A SIT-IN OUTSIDE THE MALAYSIAN EMBASSY IN BEIJING.

A MAJORITY OF THE 239 PEOPLE ON BOARD ARE CHINESE.

A STATEMENT FROM THE FAMILIES SAID OVER 100 RELATIVES WENT TO THE EMBASSY TO PROTEST.

THEY'RE ANGRY AFTER A EMBASSY LEADERS CALLED OFF A PROMISED MEETING.

AN UNMANNED U-S NAVY SUBMARINE IS STILL SEARCHING THE FLOOR OF THE INDIAN OCEAN.

TODAY CREWS ARE CONTEMPLATING EXPANDING THE SEARCH AREA. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE COST-TRX-VOTOPS


11-POINT-4 MILLION---THAT'S HOW MUCH MONEY THE U-S MILITARY HAS SPENT IN THE SEARCH FOR FLIGHT 370.

THE PENTAGON SAYS THE HIGH COST INCLUDES 3-POINT-6 MILLION FOR UNDERWATER SURVEILLANCE.

RIGHT NOW THE SEARCH AREA IS ROUGHLY THE SIZE OF BRITAIN.

THE REMOTENESS OF THE LOCATION. HAS ALSO CONTRIBUTED TO THE COST OF THE SEARCH. Return to index of stories...


US AND UKRAINE-INTRO


NEW TODAY-- RUSSIA IS LOSING MONEY AS A RESULT OF THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE.

AND THE U.S. IS EXERTING NEW PRESSURE. SUGGESTING MORE SANCTIONS COULD BE JUST AROUND THE CORNER.

WE GET THE LATEST FROM NBC'S TRACIE POTTS IN WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


US AND UKRAINE-PKG


"Let me be clear: If Russia continues in this direction, it will not just be a grave mistake, it will be an expensive mistake."

IT ALREADY IS:

TODAY STANDARD AND POORS CUT RUSSIA'S CREDIT RATING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FIVE YEARS.

THE COUNTRY LOST $70 BILLION DOLLARS IN THE FIRST QUARTER - MORE THAN ALL OF LAST YEAR - AFTER SANCTIONS FROM THE U-S AND EUROPE.

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NOW ANOTHER ROUND MAY BE COMING SOON:

"Laying the groundwork so that if and when we see even greater escalation, perhaps even a military incursion by Russia into Ukraine, that we're prepared for sectoral sanctions that would have even larger consequences"

THE U-S SAYS THERE'S GROWING EVIDENCE RUSSIA IS BEHIND THE MILITANTS TAKING OVER PARTS OF EASTERN UKRAINE.

RECORDED CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN THE MILITANTS AND TOP RUSSIAN OPERATIVES.

EVEN BRAGGING ABOUT IT ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

NOW RUSSIA'S FLEXING ITS MUSCLES. EXERCISING THOUSANDS OF TROOPS ALONG THE BORDER:

UKRAINE IS FIGHTING BACK. TWO MILITANTS WERE KILLED AT A CHECKPOINT THURSDAY.

BUT THE U-S WARNS: TIME IS RUNNING OUT:

"The window to change course is closing.""We are ready to act."

audio outcue: Tracie Potts, NBC News, WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


MUDSLIDE VICTIMS-VO


THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE HAS NOW IDENTIFIED ALL 41-VICTIMS FROM THE MUDSLIDE IN WASHINGTON.

EARLIER THIS WEEK. PRESIDENT OBAMA TOURED THE AREA FROM THE AIR TO GET A LOOK AT THE DEVASTATION.

ABOUT THREE DOZEN HOMES WERE BURIED WHEN THE HILLSIDE GAVE WAY.

TWO PEOPLE ARE STILL MISSING.

WORKERS CONTINUE TO SIFT THROUGH THE RUBBLE AT THE SITE. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA FERRY SILENCE-VO


WE'RE FOLLOWING THE LATEST FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA'S VISIT TO ASIA.

IT COMES DURING A TIME OF CRISIS FOR SOUTH KOREA.

HE OFFERED CONDOLENCES FOR THE VICTIMS OF THAT SUNKEN FERRY DISASTER.

THE U-S PRESIDENT AND SOUTH KOREA'S PRESIDENT PAUSED FOR A MOMENT OF

SILENCE IN HONOR OF THOSE WHO DIED.

THE STANDOFF BETWEEN RELATIVES OF MISSING PASSENGERS AND SOUTH KOREAN OFFICIALS ENDED THIS MORNING.

THURSDAY THEY CONFRONTED OFFICIALS ABOUT THE PACE OF THE RECOVERY PROCESS. Return to index of stories...


NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-LIVE


LET'S TAKE YOU LIVE TO WALL STREET.

TODAY INVESTORS ARE TURNING ATTENTION TO THE INCREASINGLY TENSE SITUATION BETWEEN THE U-S AND RUSSIA.

SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY WARNED VLADIMIR PUTIN IT WOULD BE AN *EXPENSIVE MISTAKE IF RUSSIAN DOESN'T BACK OFF IN UKRAINE AND MEET COMMITTMENTS MADE LAST WEEK.

AT THIS HOUR THE DOW IS ___________. Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRATION TUITION-TRX OC VO


IN TALLAHASSEE TODAY --

A STUDENT SIT IN.

HUNDREDS OF FLORIDA STUDENTS

VOW NOT TO LEAVE THE CAPITOL BUILDING UNTIL SENATE PRESIDENT DON GAETZ ALLOWS A FLOOR VOTE ON A BILL THAT WOULD GRANT IN-STATE TUITION RATES TO SOME UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS.

THIS ISSUE IS THE MOST-WATCHED CONTROVERSY OF THIS LEGISLATIVE SESSION. Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRATION TUITION-SOTVO


Sot: Elis Zamora, 20, Florida high school graduate

"I am an investment. I have gone through public schooling, and now, because I cannot further my education, that that investment is being lost as politicians gamble with my life."

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT AND HOUSE SPEAKER WILL WEATHERFORD SUPPORT THE BILL. IT'S ALREADY PASSED THE HOUSE.

BUT SENATE BUDGET CHIEF JOE NEGRON WOULDN'T ALLOW IT TO BE HEARD IN ITS LAST COMMITTEE. Return to index of stories...


JUICY COUTURE WATERSIDE SHOPS-OTS


JUICY COUTURE AT WATERSIDE SHOPPES IN NAPLES WILL CLOSE ITS DOORS THIS SUNDAY.

THE MIROMAR OUTLETS LOCATION WILL CLOSE ON MAY 4TH.

THE LINE WAS SOLD BY PARENT COMPANY, FIFTH AND PACIFIC TO A LICENSING GROUP LAST YEAR.

THE CLOTHING LINE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT KOHL'S THIS COMING FALL. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


NBC-2 IS WORKING TO UNCOVER MORE INFORMATION ON A SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE IN LEE COUNTY.

COMING UP, WHAT NEIGHBORS SAY THEY'VE BEEN SMELLING FROM THE HOME.

PLUS AN ICE CREAM SHOP IS ROBBED TWICE IN TWO WEEKS.

BUT-- IT'S THE THIEF'S WEAPON OF CHOICE THAT MAKES THIS CRIME UNUSUAL. Return to index of stories...


TZ1A) GROW HOUSE-VOTOPS-TRX


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TZ1B) AIDS SYRINGE-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


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


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


!!!!NEED WX ANCHOR CG!!!!!

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.

A BEAUTIFUL SUNNY DAY

Things are looking great across Southwest Florid today. We'll continue to see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Winds are picking up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


EDISON PARK CRIME MEETING-TRX OC VO


FORT MYERS POLICE ARE TAKING NEW NEW STEPS TRYING TO FIND A KILLER.

NBC2 WAS THERE AS CHIEF DOUG BAKER HELD A COMMUNITY MEETING AT EDISON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH.

HE MET WITH CONCERNED RESIDENTS TO TALK ABOUT CRIME IN THE CITY - SPECIFICALLY MENTIONING THE RECENT MURDER OF TONY SEAY.

BAKER INSISTS THE COMMUNITY MUST BE INVOLVED TO FIGHT CRIME. Return to index of stories...


EDISON PARK CRIME MEETING-SOTVO


14 SECONDS

26:00 the police department is going to be as good as and successful as the community allows with that beign said the community plays a vital role in our success as far as participating and being involved reporting suspicious activity being our eyes and ears. 26:14

SEAY WAS FOUND SHOT AND KILLED ON MONTE VISTA STREET LAST WEEK NEAR FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL.

WE LEARNED THE REWARD FOR ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST IN THIS CASE HAS GROWN TO 25 THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE-TRX PLASMA


ONLY NBC 2 CAMERAS ARE THERE TO CAPTURE UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATORS AT A SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE IN LEHIGH ACRES.

DETECTIVES SPENT HOURS THURSDAY REMOVING SEVERAL LARGE PLANTS.

THIS HOME SITS ON MCARTHUR BOULEVARD.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES AREN'T WILLING TO CONFIRM THIS IS POT.

BUT NEIGHBORS SAY THE HOME REEKED OF MARIJUANA. Return to index of stories...


SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE-SOTVO


"We had out suspicions. I knew you could smell it. The smell just

keeps getting worse and worse and worse. And I mean it's a heavy

smell."

NEIGHBORS TELL US THEY HAVE NEER SEEN THE HOMEOWNER.

WORKERS WITH LEE COUNTY ANIMAL DOMESTIC SERVICES TOOK A DOG FROM THE HOME.

ITS OWNER HAS UP TO FIVE DAYS TO RE CLAIM THEIR PET. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER STUDENT SEX-VO


THREE STUDENTS HAVE NOW COME FORWARD SAYING THEY HAD A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH A FLORIDA TEACHER.

JENNIFER FICHTER ALREADY FACES TWO ACCUSATIONS OF HAVING SEX WITH HER TEENAGE STUDENTS.

THE THIRD STUDENT CAME FORWARD THE SAME DAY FICHTER FACED A JUDGE IN POLK COUNTY --

WHERE SHE WORKED. Return to index of stories...


NORTHWESTERN FBALL PLAYERS-VOTOPSWIPE


A COLLEGE CAMPUS IS AN UNLIKELY PLACE FOR A LOOMING LABOR BATTLE.

THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT'S HAPPENING TODAY AT NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY.

FOOTBALL PLAYERS ARE VOTING ON WHETHER TO JOIN A UNION.

THE VOTE COMES MONTHS AFTER THE TEAM'S FORMER QUARTERBACK STARTED A MOVEMENT.

KAIN COLTER WANTS TO SEE HIS OLD SQUAD FROM A UNION.

IT IS LIKELY THAT NORTHWESTERN WILL BE A TEST CASE.

IF SUCCESSFUL, IT COULD GROW INTO A LARGER MOVEMENT. Return to index of stories...


AIDS SYRINGE ROBBERY-OC SOTVO


A THIEF IN PORTLAND GOT AWAY WITH A LOAD OF CASH --

HE THREATENED AN ICE CREAM SHOP WORKER WITH A NEEDLE.

FULL OF BLOOD.

"Some guy just walked in and this is a robbery, this is a needle full of AIDS

THE GIRL BEHIND THE COUNTER HANDED HIM ALL THE CASH FROM THE REGISTER.

HE TOOK OFF. Return to index of stories...


STEALING FROM GRAVE-VOTOPS


A HIDDEN CAMERA AT A CEMETERY IN OHIO CATCHES A THIEF STEALING TOYS FROM A BABY'S GRAVE.

THE FAMILY SAYS SINCE ABOUT 2009 THEY STARTED NOTICING THINGS MISSING.

ON EASTER WEEKEND THEY INSTALLED A CAMERA HOPING TO CAPTURE THE SUSPECTS.

THE PERSON WHO SWIPED THE STUFFED DUCKIE HAD NO CLUE EYES WERE WATCHING.

ONTARIO POLICE SET UP A SURVEILLANCE CAMERA THAT CAUGHT THE SUSPECT IN THE ACT. Return to index of stories...


STEALING FROM GRAVE-SOTVO


She walks up to the grave site. she immediately reaches down and picks up the yellow stuffed duck. shakes off the dirt and walks right away, without any hesitation.

POLICE ARE TRYING TO IDENTIFY THE WOMAN.

THEY SAY THE STUFFED DUCK WAS RECOVERED.

SOMEONE FOUND IT ON THE ROAD NEAR THE CEMETERY. Return to index of stories...


FLIGHT 93 TREE PLANTING-VOTOPS


TODAY AND TOMORROW VOLUNTEERS WILL HELP PLANT 20-THOUSAND SEEDLINGS AT THE FLIGHT 93 CRASH SITE IN PENNSYLVANIA.

THIS IS AN ONGOING PROJECT TO REFOREST THE AREA AROUND THE MEMORIAL SITE.

IT STARTED IN 2012.

WHEN THE TREES MATURE, THEY'LL FORM A WINDBREAK TO PROTECT MEMORIAL GROVES.

PASSENGERS TOOK DOWN FLIGHT 93 IN A FIELD IN SHANKSVILLE AFTER AL-QAEDA HIJACKERS STORMED THE COCKPIT. Return to index of stories...


RONALD MCDONALD MAKEOVER-FSS


CHECK THIS OUT.

MCDONALD'S IS GIVING RONALD MCDONALD A MAKEOVER IN AN ATTEMPT "TO BE MODERN AND RELEVANT."

APPARENTLY "MODERN AND RELEVANT" MEANS THE MASCOT WILL HAVE A NEW WARDROBE.

THINGS LIKE CARGO PANTS AND VESTS.

DECLINING SALES IN RECENT MONTHS HAVE CONVINCED MCDONALD'S MARKETING TEAM TO PUT MORE EMPHASIS ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

SO GET READY TO SEE RONALD MCDONALD ON TWITTER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-TRXVOTOPS


STRAIGHT AHEAD ON NBC-2

PARENTS SHOULD REALLY PAY ATTENTION TO THIS NEXT STORY.

A NEW TREND HAS MORE AND MORE YOUNG PEOPLE USING LIP BALM!

They tingle. Next thing you know, you waking up and your eyes are like swollen.

WHY THEY'RE RUBBING BURT'S BEES LIP BALM.

UNDER THEIR EYELIDS. Return to index of stories...


TZ2) BEEZING-VOTOPS


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TZ2) BEEZIN-SOTVO


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BEEZIN ON EYES-INTRO


STUDENTS IN OKLAHOMA ARE TRYING OUT A BIZARRE VIRAL TREND CALLED "BEEZIN."

IT INVOLVES PUTTING A POPULAR LIP BALM ON YOUR EYELIDS!

CHELSEA WASHINGTON EXPLAINS HOW IT WORKS AND WHAT ONE DOCTOR HAS TO SAY ABOUT IT. Return to index of stories...


BEEZIN ON EYES-PKG


They tingle. Next thing you know, you waking up and your eyes are like swollen.

A QUICK SEARCH ON YOUTUBE AND TWITTER SHOWS "BEEZIN" IS PICKING UP STEAM.

IT INVOLVES PEOPLE APPLYING A LIGHT LAYER OF BURT'S BEES NATURAL LIP BALM WAX ON THEIR EYELIDS.

I don't even know how you think up something like that.

THOSE WHO ARE INTO BEEZIN SAY IT ADDS TO EXPERIENCE OF BEING DRUNK OR HIGH.

OTHERS SAY IT HELPS TO KEEP THEM ALERT.

College kids. Finals week. Boring. Studying. All-nighters. Just plays little games with your brain

SO WHAT EXACTLY CAUSES THAT TINGLING SENSATION IN BURT'S BEESWAX? DOCTOR BRETT CAUTHEN AT TODAY CLINIC LOOKED OVER THE INGREDIENTS.

It's the peppermint oil that's causing the burning sensation, and I suppose some people think that that's kind of funny

ALSO KEEP IN MIND, WE ARE TALKING ABOUT YOUR EYES, ONE OF THE SENSITIVE PARTS OF YOUR BODY. SO BEEZIN MAY CAUSE PINK EYE-LIKE SYMPTOMS.

The peppermint oil in the lip balm is a very strong irritant and can cause inflammation in the eye, redness of the eye, swelling.

AND BURT'S BEES PRODUCTS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE 100 PERCENT NATURAL, WHICH MIGHT BE WHY THE TREND SEEMS FAIRLY HARMLESS.

BUT DOCTOR CAUTHEN WARNS USING ANY PRODUCT, OTHER THAN WHAT'S INTENDED FOR, IS RISKY.

Our big message is natural does not equate with safety. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL DRUG BUST-OC-VO


WE GOT OUR HANDS ON SOME VIDEO YOU WILL ONLY SEE ON N-B-C-2.

IT SHOWS A DRUG BUST GOING DOWN IN NORTH CAPE CORAL.

THE SWAT TEAM SERVED A WARRANT AT THIS HOUSE--

THE NARCOTICS UNIT WAS SEARCHING FOR DRUGS.

WHEN WE ARRIVED, SEVEN PEOPLE WERE IN HANDCUFFS BEING QUESTIONED BY POLICE.

LAW ENFORCEMENT ARREST FOUR PEOPLE INCLUDING THE HOMEOWNER.

POLICE SAY THEY FOUND SOME MATERIALS USED TO COOK METH.

NOT ENOUGH THOUGH TO MAKE IT A METH LAB. Return to index of stories...


CONCUSSION MACHINE-INTRO


THIS MORNING WE'RE LEARNING THAT A TEST THAT MEASURES EYE MOVEMENT COULD HELP DOCTORS WITH TREATMENT FOR CONCUSSION PATIENTS.

ASHLEY KEWISH EXPLAINS. Return to index of stories...


CONCUSSION MACHINE-PKG


RYAN SHANNON IS TAKING A TEST.

"pay attention. You need to focus the best you can"

BUT, IT'S NOT ONE THAT REQUIRES A PAPER AND PENCIL.

"just watch it with your eyes as it moves"

INSTEAD, HER EYES ARE FOLLOWING A SERIES OF PROJECTED LASERS ON THE WALL.

THE SACCADOMETER MEASURES HER RAPID EYE MOVEMENT… AND RELAYS RESULTS IN REAL TIME.

"when something shows up in our visual fields we should be able to spot it pretty quickly. with concussions, that just doesn't happen"

RYAN SUFFERED TWO CONCUSSION IN LESS THAN TWO MONTHS WHILE PLAYING LACROSSE FOR HER HIGH SCHOOL TEAM.

"I couldn't focus on anything. school was really hard"

SHE CAME TO THE NEURO CLINIC IN LEHI WHERE DR. OLIVER ADMINISTERED THE FIRST TEST.

"so this was ryan's first with the saccadometer what's concerning is if the eyes aren't hitting the targets properly just from looking at this we can isolate some of these random outliers as you can see"

ALTHOUGH, THE DEVICE HASN'T BEEN FDA APPROVED TO OFFICIALLY DIAGNOSE A CONCUSSION IT GIVES DOCTORS A BASELINE READING AND HELPS THEM FIND THE BEST TREATMENT OPTION.

"it gave them the information that helped them figure out what she needed to do, how her brain was functioning, how it wasn't functioning"

HER LATEST TEST SHOWS JUST HOW FAR SHE'S COME.

"you can see the difference. she's a lot more consistent, hitting the target more accurately"

NOW, RYAN IS BACK PLAYING LACROSSE…

"it all worked. I don't have bad headaches anymore"

AND CREDITS THE TOOL FOR GETTING HER THERE A LITTLE QUICKER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-TRXVOTOPS


COMING UP,

A NEVADA RANCHER SAYS HE DIDN'T FOR MEAN HIS REMARKS TO BE RACIAL.

WHY CLIVEN BUNDY IS STANDING BY WHAT HE SAID.

AND ONE PERSON IS WAKING UP AS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S NEWEST MULTI-MILLIONAIRE.

HOW WOULD YOU REACT?

YOU'LL SEE HOW THIS PERSON HANDLED IT. Return to index of stories...


TZ3) CLIVEN BUNDY-VOTOPS


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TZ3B) POWERBALL-VOTOPS


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TS1) LEHIGH FIRST APPEAR-TRIP ANIBOX


GOOD MORNING IM CHAD OLIVER.

HERE ARE YOUR FRIDAY TOP STORIES.

TWO OUT OF THE FOUR MEN INVOVLED IN THE ARMED HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH ACRES WENT IN FRONT OF THE JUDGE TODAY.

EBRON TAYLOR AND BRANDON DOEDEN ARE BOTH BEING HELD ON 250-THOUSAND DOLLAR BOND FOR THE HOME INVASION.

ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND FOR IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER. Return to index of stories...


TS2) UF COACH DIES-TRIP ANIBOX


RIGHT NOW -- F-W-C IS WORKING TO FIND OUT WHAT CAUSED A DEADLY BOAT CRASH IN BOKEELIA.

DONNIE CRAINE. THE DIVING COACH FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DIED IN THE ACCIDENT.

FWC TELLS US BOTH BOATS WERE ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE WATER OFF PINE ISLAND.

WHEN THIS HAPPENS -- VESSELS MUST KEEP TO THE RIGHT.

F-W-C WONT SAY IF CRAINE DIED BECAUSE OF THE CRASH OR A MEDICAL REASON. Return to index of stories...


TS3) PINE MANOR RAPE-TRIP ANIBOX


POLICE ARE STILL LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO BROKE INTO A PINE MANOR HOME AND RAPED A WOMAN AT KNIFEPOINT.

IT HAPPENED WHILE HER YOUNG GRANDAUGHTER SLEPT NEARBY.

WE ARE TOLD THE MAN HAS DISTINCT TATTOOS.

ONE ON ON HIS RIGHT ARM FROM ELBOW TO WRIST. AND TWO STRIPES. POSSIBLY ROPES OR CHAINS. ACROSS HIS FOREARM. Return to index of stories...


NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP


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CLIVEN BUNDY RACIST REMARKS-PLASMA INTRO


A NEVADA RANCHER HAS LOST MUCH OF THE NATIONAL SUPPORT HE RECEIVED IN HIS FIGHT WITH THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT.

MANY CALL HIS RECENT REMARKS "OFFENSIVE" OR "RACIST."

ANDREW SPENCER REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


CLIVEN BUNDY RACIST REMARKS-PKG


CLIVEN BUNDY STANDS BY WHAT HE SAID.

"If I'm wrong, okay. But I don't think I'm wrong. I think I was right."

THE NEVADA RANCHER HAD STRONG CONSERVATIVE SUPPORT IN HIS STAND AGAINST THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND WHAT HE SAW AS HIS RIGHT TO GRAZE CATTLE ON PUBLIC LAND.

MUCH OF THAT SUPPORT IS NOW GONE.

BUNDY SAYS HE DOESN'T UNDERSTAND WHY PEOPLE WERE UPSET BY HIS NOW-VIRAL COMMENTS:

"I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro."

"They abort their young children, they put their young men in jail, because they never learned how to pick cotton."

BUNDY SAYS HE DIDN'T SAY THAT AS A RACIAL THING; HE SAYS HE WAS JUST COMMENTING ON THE EFFECT OF WHAT HE CALLS GOVERNMENT OVERREACH IN BLACK COMMUNITIES.

"I didn't really really mean to compare it to slavery. I meant to compare it with maybe a life on the farm or life back in the South where they had some chickens and gardens and they had something to do."

SENATOR RAND PAUL WAS AMONG MANY WHO BACKED AWAY, THIS WEEK, TWEETING "CLIVEN BUNDY'S REMARKS ON RACE ARE OFFENSIVE, AND I WHOLEHEARTEDLY DISAGREE WITH HIM."

.ONE SUPPORTER BUNDY HASN'T LOST IS HIS BODYGUARD.

"I would take a bullet for that man, if need be."

JASON BULLOCK SAYS HE AGREES WITH THE COMMENTS ABOUT GOVERNMENT OVERREACH, AND HE SAYS BUNDY IS NOT A RACIST.

"He's treated me with nothing but hospitality. He's pretty much treated me just like his own family."

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NEW JERSY FIRES-TRX VO


FIRES ACROSS THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY CONTINUE TO THREATEN LIVES AND PROPERTY.

HIGH WINDS AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE FUELING THE FLAMES.

THE FIRES HAVE FORCED THE EVACUATION OF 6-HUNDRED HOMES AND A SCHOOL CLOSING.

THESE PICTURES ARE FROM FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP NEW JERSEY.

FIRE CONTINUES TO BURN ACROSS A QUARTER OF A SQUARE MILE.

SO FAR FLAMES HAVE FORCED SIXTY PEOPLE FROM THEIR HOMES. Return to index of stories...


DANE EAGLE RESIGNS FROM LEE BUILDING ASSOC-(2) SS,


DANE EAGLE HAS RESIGNED FROM HIS POSITION WITH THE LEE COUNTY BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION, FOLLOWING HIS D-U-I ARREST.

THE BUILDING INDUSTRY CHAIRMAN, VICTOR DUPONT, TELLS US EAGLE CALLED HIM WEDNESDAY.

EAGLE WAS THE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND HELPED RECRUIT MEMBERS.

HE WAS ARRESTED EARLY MONDAY MORNING IN TALLAHASSEE FOR DRUNK DRIVING.

THE BUILDING INDUSTRY CHAIRMAN SAYS THE DUI WAS NOT AN ISSUE WITH THE ORGANIZATION AND WAS NOT BROUGHT UP DURING THEIR CONVERSATION. Return to index of stories...


BENACQUISTO NOT RUNNING FOR DIST 19-OC, VO


LIZBETH BENACQUISTO WILL RUN FOR RE-ELECTION.

BENACQUISTO MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON TWITTER THURSDAY.

SHE FINISHED A DISTANT SECOND BEHIND CURT CLAWSON IN TUESDAY'S SPECIAL REPUBLICAN PRIMARY.

BENACQUISTO SAYS SHE WILL START HER RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN WHEN THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION ENDS IN TALLAHASSEE NEXT WEEK Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE POWERBALL-TRX OC VO


JUST LIKE THAT A COLLIER COUNTY MAN BECOMES ONE OF THE WEALTHIEST PEOPLE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

HE HIT THE JACKPOT WHEN HE BOUGHT THE WINNING POWERBALL TICKET FOR WEDNESDAY'S DRAWING.

THIS IS VIDEO FROM E'S COUNTRY STORE IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

THE JACKPOT WAS A WHOPPING 148 MILLION 800 THOUSAND DOLLARS.

YOU SEE THE WINNER SHAKING OTHER CUSTOMERS HANDS.

HE EVEN HOLDS OUT HIS OWN HAND SHAKING FROM THE SHOCK. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE POWERBALL-SOTVO


juan marante, e's cashier

23:39:49-:55

I couldn't believe it. Just looking at it I was like no, something has to be fake.

BUTT TO

23:41:19-:24

What did you tell him?

Congratulations, good job, I wish I were you

HE HAS TWO OPTIONS.

A LUMP SUM OF ABOUT 87 MILLION AFTER TAXES.

OR HE CAN OPT FOR 30 PAYMENTS SPREAD OUT OVER 30 YEARS.

E'S COUNTRY STORE ALSO GETS 60 THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR SELLING THE WINNING TICKET. Return to index of stories...


MEASEL OUTBREAKS-INTRO


MEDICAL EXPERTS ARE WARNING ABOUT AN ALARMING SPIKE IN MEASLES CASES.

IT'S THE WORST THEY'VE SEEN IN NEARLY TWO DECADES.

DOCTORS NOW CONSIDER IT A THREAT TO PUBLIC HEALTH.

NBC'S CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR, DR. NANCY SNYDERMAN EXPLAINS. Return to index of stories...


MEASEL OUTBREAKS-PKG


New mom Meredith Greenstein had a big scare recently when she got an email from her daughter's daycare saying 3 month old Riley MIGHT have been exposed to measles.

We knew that something had to be done, you know so on the advice of our pediatrician we took her immediately to the emergency room.

Greenstein, an NBC employee, says everything turned out ok and tests were negative.but she's right to be worried.

This extremely contagious disease. easily spread by sneezes, coughs and infected surfaces is surging at the fastest pace in two decades.

And we're concerned that already in the first four months of the year we're breaking records. 135243

Today, the CDC said at least 129 measles cases from 13 states have been reported in the U.S. this year.

Most have been in California and New York.

The majority of those who became ill had NOT been vaccinated.

a growing number of unvaccinated Americans combined with international travel has health officials concerned.

But, unfortunately, the measles is circulating around the world. It's an airplane away, and we need people to not be complacent, to make sure they're vaccinated and that their kids are up-to-date on vaccines.

At Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, Dr. Christina Gagliardo is making sure the staff knows what to look for, because most have never seen measles before.

Because we're seeing an increase in cases of measles, um, a lot of younger doctors haven't actually seen the measles. So, what we're trying to do is educate them on the things to watch out for 011204

The symptoms of measles generally begin about 7-14 days after a person is infected. First, a mild to moderate fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes, and sore throat. Two or three days later, tiny white spots may appear inside the mouth

Then, a reddish rash appears on the face and spreads downward.

Are-elly Ibarra isn't taking any chances.

She got her 4 year old son James vaccinated at Maimonides today.

I want to protect him, especially, you know he gets sick very often so, I want to protect him. 010711 Return to index of stories...


FL EMERGENCY LANDING-TRX VO


SCARY MOMENTS IN THE AIR.

AN AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT FROM MIAMI TO TALLAHASSE HAD TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN TAMPA.

TAMPA FIRE RESCUE SAYS THE FLIGHT LANDED AFTER SMOKE FILLED THE COCKPIT.

46 PASSENGERS AND A CREW OF THREE WALKED OFF UNHARMED.

THOSE PASSENGERS WERE GIVEN THE CHOICE TO STAY IN TAMPA FOR THE NIGHT AND BE REBOOKED TOMORROW. OR TO TAKE A SHUTTLE TO MIAMI. Return to index of stories...


PHELPS TODAY-OC VO


I FEEL LIKE WE SHOULD CUE UP THE OLMPICS THEME MUSIC FOR THIS NEXT STORY.

MICHAEL PHELPS RETURNED TO THE POOL FOR COMPETITIVE SWIMMING.

THIS IS VIDEO FROM THE MESA GRAND PRIX THURSDAY NIGHT.

PHELPS HAD THE BEST SEMI-FINAL TIME, IN THE MEN'S 100 METER BUTTERFLY.

THAT PUT HIM IN LANE 4 FOR LAST NIGHT'S 100 METER FLY FINAL. RIGHT NEXT TO HIS GOOD FRIEND AND LONG-TIME RIVAL, RYAN LOCHTE.

LOCHTE BARELY BEAT HIM TO THE WALL.

RYAN LOCHTE WINS THE MEN'S 100 FLY IN 51-POINT-93 SECONDS, PHELPS WAS SECOND IN 52-POINT-13. Return to index of stories...


YANKEE PLAYER SUSPENDED-TRXVOTOPS


WE'RE LEARNING YANKEE PITCHER MICHAEL PINEDA HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR TEN GAMES FOR USING PINE TAR DURING THIS WEEK'S GAME AGAINST THE RED SOX.

RED SOX MANAGER JOHN FARRELL SUSPECTED HE WAS USING THE TAR -- AND ASKED THE UMPIRE TO CHECK. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH HILL DOWNS NEW JOB-VO


THE VOICE ON THE WORLDWIDE TELECAST OF THE KENTUCKY DERBY HAS A NEW JOB.

ON RACE DAYS AT CHURCHILL DOWNS, LARRY COLLMUS -- WHO ANNOUNCES THE DERBY FOR N-B-C -- WILL NOW BE THE FULL-TIME TRACK ANNOUNCER TOO. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH HILL DOWNS NEW JOB-SOTVO


"I'm just happy to be the one guy that gets to call the race that everybody wants to call." "If you are not nervous calling the Kentucky Derby, there's something wrong with you.""You have this feel that everybody is listening to everything you say for the next two minutes, and not only that but for years and years to come."

IT'S A CHILDHOOD DREAM FOR COLLMUS, WHO SAYS HE HAS WANTED TO BE A TRACK ANNOUNCER SINCE HE WAS 15 OR 16 YEARS OLD. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH LOGO TATOO-VO


THE PASTOR OF A CENTRAL FLORIDA CHURCH IS SPORTING NEW INK AFTER LOSING AN EASTER BET WITH HIS CONGREGATION.

THE REVEREND LEON BLODER MADE A COUPLE OF PROMISES TO MEMBERS OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.

BOLDER SAID HE'D GET A TATTOO OF THE CHURCH EMBLEM AND CUT HIS HAIR. IF THEY SET AN ATTENDANCE RECORD ON EASTER.

YOU CAN SEE IN THIS VIDEO THAT BLODER LOST THE BET.

850 PEOPLE TURNED OUT FOR SERVICES ON EASTER SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


ROYAL COUPLE TODAY-VO


THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE -- AND THEIR SON PRINCE GEORGE ARE ON THEIR WAY BACK TO LONDON.

PRINCE WILLIAM AND KATE ENDED THEIR VISIT TO AUSTRALIA BY COMMEMORATING ANZAC DAY IN CANBERRA.

LATER, THEY BID FAREWELL TO AUSTRALIA'S PRIME MINISTER AND OTHER OFFICIALS AT CANBERRA AIRPORT AND BOARDED AN AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE PLANE.

THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE CARRIED PRINCE GEORGE AS THEY GOT ON THE PLANE. Return to index of stories...


MICHELLE O ON NBC-TRXVO


THE FIRST LADY MADE AN APPEARANCE ON LAST NIGHT'S SEASON FINALE OF NBC'S SITCOM --PARKS AND RECREATION.

MRS. OBAMA GAVE A PEP TALK TO "LESLIE KNOPE" WHO IS PLAYED BY ACTRESS AMY POEHLER.

IN THE SEASON SIX CLOSER KNOPE IS TRYING TO DECIDE WHETHER TO LEAVE PAWNEE, INDIANA AND TAKE A NEW JOB WITH THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE IN CHICAGO.

SHE WAS SURPRISED WHEN THE FIRST LADY SHOWS UP TO ENCOURAGE HER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-TRXVOTOPS


A FORT MYERS CHURCH CONGREGATION IS STILL HEALING AFTER AN EASTER SUNDAY ACCIDENT.

WITH SERVICES JUST DAYS AWAY HEAR WHERE THE PASTOR SAYS THEY PLAN TO WORSHIP.

A VACTION TO FLORIDA THEY WILL NEVER FORGET.

FIND OUT ABOUT THE 700 POUND SOUVENIR THREE TWELVE YEAR OLD WHEELED IN ON THE GULF. Return to index of stories...


TZ4A) CHRUCH FOLO-VOWIPE


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TZ4B) BIG SHARK-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BIG SHARK CAUGHT-ON CAM


THREE TWELVE YEAR OLD BOYS VACATIONING IN FLORIDA. HAVE A FUNNY FISH TALE.

THEY REELED IN A CATCH THAT WOULD MAKE A GROWN MAN JEALOUS.

A SHARK WEIGHING NEARLY SEVEN HUNDRED POUNDS.

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BIG SHARK CAUGHT-PKG


FIRST THING WEDNESDAY MORNING, SAM VON DUHN JOINED HIS DAD AND SOME FRIENDS

ON A DEEP SEA FISHING TRIP.AND HE WAS DETERMINED TO GET HIS BIG CATCH.

"Grouper."

"Why's that."

"I don't know, I just think they're fun to catch, and I like to eat them."

SAM AND HIS FAMILY ARE DOWN FROM OHIO VACATIONING WITH HIS BUDDIES - TONY MUSCA AND RYAN ROBERTS.

THE GROUP RODE A BOAT FROM DOUBLE NICKEL CHARTERS OUT TO THE GULF.

THEY CAUGHT SOME FISH HERE AND THERE BUT THEN, ABOUT 26 MILES OUT TO SEA,

"My rod started bending like crazy."

THEY GOT SOMETHING ELSE.

"The captain saw a flash of blue and white behind him and he said, "I think that's a Mako." And then the excitement started."

THE BOYS ROTATED EVERY FEW MINUTES, WRESTLING THE ROD AND FIGHTING TO REEL THE SHARK IN.

"Basically everyone was holding onto it. And one guy had to use both hands just to crank the reel."

THEY BATTLED THE SHARK FOR 20 MINUTES.

"Did you ever want to give up Sam?"

"No."

"Why's that?"

"Because I wanted to catch it."

AND FINALLY, SAM REELED IT TO THE SURFACE- A 692 POUND MAKO SHARK!

"I was surprised that it was that huge."

"They don't realize that this is a fish of a lifetime, a catch of a lifetime."

IT WAS THE TALK AT THE DOCKS LATER THAT DAY.

AND THESE BOYS HAVE A FISH TALE THAT WILL LAST THE REST OF THEIR LIVES.

BUT DESPITE THE BIG PRIZE, SAM STILL FELL SHORT OF HIS GOAL.

"Did you get to catch any grouper yesterday?

"No."

"Are you disappointed about that?"

"Very."

"But you caught a 700 pound shark!"

"Yeah. Well that was the good part, but I didn't catch a grouper." Return to index of stories...


WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-WX WALL


!!!NEED WX ANCHOR CG!!!

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.

URGENT - Malaysia Plane Search

A BEAUTIFUL SUNNY DAY

Things are looking great across Southwest Florid today. We'll continue to see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Winds are picking up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


10 YO OLD BURGLAR-VO


POLICE IN AUSTIN TEXAS ARE TRYING TO SOLVE A STRING OF BURGLARIES INVOLVING KIDS.

THE 2-WEEK CRIME SPREE INVOLVES TEN AND 13-YEAR-OLD.

BECAUSE OF THEIR YOUNG AGE - THEY'RE JUST BEING PUT ON PROBATION - AND RIGHT BACK ON THE STREETS.

VICTIM OF THE BURGLARIES SAY THAT'S JUST A SLAP ON THE WRIST. Return to index of stories...


10 YO OLD BURGLAR-SOTVO


S/ Rosa Narro/Burglary Victim 1:07-1:12

"I understand they're 10-13 years of age. Well if they can't do nothing to these children, do it to the parents. Get the parents responsible."

INVESTIGATORS SAY ONE OF THE KIDS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR AT LEAST 11 CRIMES.

THEY BELIEVE AN 18-YEAR OLD IS THE RINGLEADER. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH CRASH FOLO-VOWIPE


A FORT MYERS CHURCH CONGREGATION WILL WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY IN THE PARKING LOT.

ON EASTER - A DRIVER CRASHED INTO THEIR CHURCH.

ALMOST TWO DOZEN PEOPLE WERE INJURED.

INVESTIGATORS WILL EXAMINE THE LEXUS THAT HIT THE CHURCH.

THE DRIVER CLAIMS HER BRAKES FAILED.

AFTER DOING SOME DIGGING WE FOUND COMPLAINTS MADE TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ABOUT THE SAME MODEL LEXUS. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH CRASH FOLO-SOTVO


***PRODUCERS NEED TO REQUEST SUBTITLE IF USED*** Pastor Desamours Leontes/Second Haitian Baptist Church: it's an accident. i can not say anything else. it's an accident. accidents happen anywhere else, ya know, so i can not blame her

TOYOTA SAYS IT WILL INVESTIGATE. Return to index of stories...


THE NEW 'FORT'-VOWIPE


SOME BIG CHANGES ARE COMING TO THE FORT MYERS COUNTRY CLUB GOLF COURSE.

SIX MILLIONS DOLLARS WORTH OF UPGRADES AND RENOVATIONS WILL BE READY IN NOVEMBER.

CREWS ARE DOING SOME PRELIMINARY WORK NOW, AND WILL START THE MAJOR WORK NEXT WEEK.

THE IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDE NEW LANDSCAPING, GREENS, AND A STORM WATER BASIN AND IRRIGATION SYSTEM THAT WILL IMPROVE DRAINAGE.

PLAYERS WILL NOTICE THE BIGGEST CHANGE ON THE FRONT NINE. Return to index of stories...


THE NEW 'FORT'-SOTVO-OC


"4 and 5 will have a nice, new change adn there is a handful on the back nine too, some of the holes will be a bit longer."

ANOTHER PLUS -- NEW GRASS.

THE COURSE IS SET TO RE-OPEN NOVEMBER 1ST.

THE EDISON RESTAURANT, WHICH IS ON THE PROPERTY, WILL STAY OPEN WHILE THE COURSE IS CLOSED. Return to index of stories...


TIP A COP PUNTA GORDA-OC OTS


TONIGHT IS YOUR CHANCE TO TIP A COP.

IF YOU'RE OUT AND ABOUT IN PUNTA GORDA TODAY LOOK OUT FOR LAW ENFORCEMEMT OFFICERS AT PHIL'S 41 RESTURANT ON TAMIAMI TRAIL.

FROM 4:30 THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL NINE TONIGHT THEY'LL BE SERVING CUSTOMERS TO RAISE MONEY FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES. Return to index of stories...


RX TAKE BACK-CG


FORT MYERS POLICE WILL JOIN A NATIONAL DRUG TAKE-BACK PROGRAM THIS WEEKEND.

ANYONE WHO WANTS TO GET RID OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. NO QUESTIONS ASKED. CAN DO IT ON SATURDAY.

COLLECTION BOXES WILL BE AT THE POLICE HEADQUARTERS ON WIDMAN WAY FROM 10 IN THE MORNING UNTIL 2 O'CLOCK. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT


DISTRACTED DRIVERS MAY END UP TAKING A DETOUR TO THE HOSPITAL IF THEY DON'T PAY ATTENTION.

THE CONNECTION TO CAR CRASHES- COMING UP IN HEALTH MATTERS.

PLUS--

THE REASON PLANET FITNESS KICKED A PREGNANT WOMAN OUT OF THE GYM. Return to index of stories...


TZ5A) MOM BOOTED-VO


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HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM


THE STATE OF FLORIDA BANNED TEXTING AND DRIVING LAST YEAR- BUT AS YOU'VE PROBABLY WITNESSED, IT HASN'T PUT THE BRAKES ON PEOPLE PLAYING WITH THEIR PHONES.

IN TODAYS HEALTH MATTERS AMY OSHIER LOOKS AT DISTRACTED DRIVING IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


CAR CRASHES ARE THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND TRIPS TO THE TRAUMA CENTER. DATA FROM LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM REVEALS 42% OF TRAUMA CASES IN 2012 INVOLVED A MOTOR VEHICLE. EXPERTS BELIEVE ONE CAUSE IS AT OUR FINGERTIPS- THE EVER INVASIVE SMARTPHONE.

TARA WARNER/DRIVER

RUNS:

:40 In today's society they have made us so bound to our phones with work and everything that so many people have it right at their hip or in their pocket or in their lap.

MARK TESORO/INJURY PREVENTION ANALYST

RUNS:

:47 When you start having those distractions take over and really intrude upon the task at hand then it starts becoming dangerous and we start seeing traumas occur.

THE NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL ESTIMATES ONE IN FOUR CRASHES ARE RELATED TO CELL PHONES. MAYBE MORE. WHILE DRIVERS MAY ADMIT TO TALKING- FEW CONFESS TO TEXTING. THAT'S WHERE VINCE McDOWELL DRAWS THE LINE.

VINCE McDOWELL/DRIVER

RUNS:

16: I don't. Used to but there's just too much activity that you need to pay attention to our there so I don't.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

When you think about it our smartphones do it all. The advantages of being able to talk, listen to music, take pictures, surf the web, email and text- come with a huge downside- creating a digital distraction for drivers.

MARK TESORO/INJURY PREVENTION ANALYST

RUNS:

1:36: It's only very recently we're collecting the data on traffic crashes. Hard data from the actual scene. But the numbers suggest it is absolutely astronomical in terms of crashes that occur from distractions.

TAKING YOUR EYES OFF THE ROAD FOR EVEN AN INSTANT SLOWS REACTION TIME AND COULD MAKE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH.

MARK TESORO/INJURY PREVENTION ANALYST

RUNS:

02:44 You are not only putting your own life in your hands but you're putting somebody else's life at risk. 2:29Remember, you have a 3,500 pound weapon, potentially, on the road.

REASON ENOUGH TO DICONNNECT AND DRIVE. FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL GIVES 90 YO CHECK-VO


THE CITY OF CAPE CORAL HAS REPAID A 90-YEAR-OLD WOMAN THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS AFTER A SEWER BILL MIX-UP THAT SPANNED THREE DECADES.

RONNIE TRIBLUAS CALLED A PLUMMER BACK IN OCTOBER TO TAKE CARE OF SOME ISSUES.

THATS WHEN SHE FOUND OUT SHE WASN'T HOOKED UP TO THE CITY SEWER SYSTEM.

SHE'S BEEN PAYING FOR SEWER FOR 29 YEARS FOR A SERVICE SHE NEVER GOT. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL GIVES 90 YO CHECK-SOTVO


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22:59-23:14

Ronnie Tribulas

"Very happy inside. Very at peace at last lets put it that way. It's kinda a rough road when you're old. It's rough anyways when you aren't old but it's still rough when you think about it."

THE CITY STILL CAN'T FIGURE OUT WHY THAT HAPPENED.

THEY REIMBURSED HER ALMOST 35 HUNDRED DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


SETH MYERS HOST EMMYS-VO


N-B-C TAPS NEW LATE NIGHT T-V HOST SETH MEYERS TO HOST THE 66TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS.

THE PRESIDENT OF LATE NIGHT AND ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMMING FOR NBC ENTERTAINMENT, PAUL TELEGDY, SAYS THE COMEDIAN IS THE PERFECT CHOICE BECAUSE OF HIS SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE EXPERIENCE.

THE SHOW AIRS ON AUGUST 25TH. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA FITNESS COUNCIL-VO


A POPULAR TV CHEF, AN NBA STAR AND A WORLD RENOWNED BALLET DANCER.

WHAT DO THEY HAVE IN COMMON?

PRESIDENT OBAMA WANTS THEM ALL TO JOIN HIS ADMINISTRATION AS MEMBERS OF HIS COUNCIL ON FITNESS, SPORTS AND NUTRITION.

AMONG THEM, FOOD NETWORK CELEBRITY RACHAEL RAY, MIAMI HEAT EXECUTIVE ALONZO MOURNING, BROOKLYN NETS PLAYER JASON COLLINS AND AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE SOLOIST MISTY COPELAND. Return to index of stories...


GIRL GIVES FIRST LADY DAD'S RESUME-VOTOPS


THEY SAY WHEN YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A JOB --

IT'S ALL ABOUT WHO YOU KNOW!

WELL, ONE LITTLE GIRL PUT HER DAD'S RESUME INTO SOME PRETTY POWERFUL HANDS.

THE FIRST LADY WAS SPEAKING AT THE WHITE HOUSE'S "TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS TO WORK DAY" EVENT.

ONE GIRL GOT UP AND GAVE MICHELLE OBAMA HER DAD'S RESUME.

SHE SAY HER DAD'S BEEN OUT OF A JOB FOR THREE YEARS.

THE FIRST LADY GAVE THE GIRL A HUG --

AND TOOK THE RESUME WITH HER ON HER WAY OUT. Return to index of stories...


MORE PRECIOUS THAN GOLD-VOTOPS


YOU MAY BE POURING MONEY DOWN THE DRAIN.

APPARENTLY, WATER HAS BECOME MORE PRECIOUS THAN GOLD.

IN FACT, THE S-AND-P GLOBAL WATER INDEX HAS OUTPERFORMED THE GOLD INDEX AND THE STOCK MARKET OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS.

WATER IS A 600 BILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS, AND RESEARCHERS EXPECT IT TO GROW TO ONE-TRILLION DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT SIX YEARS. Return to index of stories...


WOMAN BOOTED FOR BABY BUMP AT GYM-VO


AN EXPECTANT MOM IN SOUTH CAROLINA IS UP IN ARMS AFTER SHE SAYS SHE WAS ASKED TO LEAVE THE GYM BECAUSE SHE WAS VIOLATING THE DRESS CODE.

MELISSA MANTOR -- WHO'S 18-WEEKS PREGNANT -- SAYS A STAFF MEMBER AT PLANET FITNESS TOLD HER, SHE NEEDED TO CHANGE HER TANK TOP, BECAUSE SHE WAS VIOLATING THE DRESS CODE. Return to index of stories...


WOMAN BOOTED FOR BABY BUMP AT GYM-SOTVO


"She said your belly's hanging out, and I said of course my belly's hanging out -- I'm obviously pregnant!"

SHE CANCELED HER MEMBERSHIP AFTER THE INCIDENT.

IN A STATEMENT, PLANET FITNESS' SAYS THEIR DRESS CODE PROHIBITS "STRING TANK TOPS AND REVEALING CLOTHING," AMONG OTHER ITEMS. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK NEWS WIRE-VOTOPS


FACEBOOK IS ADDING A NEW FEATURE AIMED AT HELPING MEDIA OUTLETS.

CALLED FB NEWSWIRE, THE TOOL IS TAILORED TO HELP JOURNALISTS SHARE NEWSWORTHY CONTENT THAT IS MADE PUBLIC BY ITS MEMBERS.

STARTING NEXT WEEK, FACEBOOK WILL BEGIN POSTING REAL TIME CONTENT OF EVENTS AROUND THE GLOBE INCLUDING PHOTOS, VIDEOS AND TEXT UPDATES. Return to index of stories...


TWO YEAR OLD HOCKEY GAME-TRXVOTOPS


MUST SEE VIDEO OF A TWO YEAR OLD.

THE TODDLER IS GOING CRAZY!

HE'S CHEERING ON THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS HOCKEY TEAM.

THIS WAS AT TUESDAY'S GAME.

HIS FACE, PRICELESS! Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO NOON TEASE-2-SHOT DESK


NBC 2 NEWS AT NOON IS NEXT!

HEATHER TURCO IS HERE WITH A PREVIEW. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT NOON TEASE-2 SHOT


NEW AT NOON,

HE LOST A KIDNEY TRYING TO SAVE HIS GIRLFRIEND.

If it wasn't for a teacher talking to me at that time I probably never would have made it

FOLLOWING THAT GRUESOME STABBING ATTACK AT A PENNSYLVANIA HIGH SCHOOL,

ONE VICTIM IS IN RATHER GOOD SPIRIT.

HE SPEAKS OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME.

DODGING POLICE AT 100-MILES PER HOUR.

AMAZING VIDEO FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TODAY OF A BANK ROBBERY GONE WRONG,

AND THE OUTCOME OF THIS DARING DASH.

ONE GUY IS WANTED FOR SOLICITING A MINOR ONLINE.

ANOTHER SOLD COCAINE NEXT TO A SCHOOL.

AND TODAY THEY'RE AT LARGE.

YOUR HELP COULD LAND THEM A SPOT IN JAIL.

WE'LL GIVE YOU THEIR BACKGROUNDS IN TODAY'S FUGITIVE FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


NOON TZA) PA STABBING VICTIM-SOTVO


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NOON TZB) FL HIGH SPEED CHASE-VO


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CLOSE-2-SHOT


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