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DIRECTOR'S PAGE BEEZIN TREND-PKG
HEADLINES-VO IN TC MON TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
A) CAPE DROWNING-vo A) CT SCHOOL STABBING-VOWIPE
B) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-vo B) 2 POPES-VO TOPS
C) BREEDER ARREST-vo BREAK FOUR
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP SHOW OPEN-CLIP
75 CLOSED-FDOT TOPS OBAMA TRIP-ONCAM
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP OBAMA TRIP-PKG
DEADLY BOAT CRASH-PLASMA SS VO CT SCHOOL STABBING-VO
TOSS TO ALEX-VO IN PLASMA SS LIVE IN PLASMA NEIL BUSH SPEAKS-OC SOT SS
CAPE DROWNING-REM-2 AMERICAN IN N KOREA-ONCAM
CAPE DROWNING-PKG FL TEACHER ARREST-VO WIPE
CAPE DROWNING-REM-2 FL TEACHER ARREST-SOT VO
TOSS TO JOELLE-TRX SS VO ZM MAPFLY KILLED BY CRUCIFIX-VO
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-REM-7 2 POPES-ONCAM
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-VO 2 POPES-PKG
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-SOT BULLET PROOF SUBWAY-SS
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-REM-7 30 DEAD CATS-ONCAM
TOSS TO GEORGE-OC VO ZMAPFLY LADIES HOME JOURNAL FOLDS-SS
POT IN HOME-REM-2 NETFLIX CABLE DEAL-VO
POT IN HOME-PKG NEW TACO BELL-VO
POT IN HOME-REM-2 HEALTH OPEN-CLIP
CAPE METH ARRESTS-TRX VO SS HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM
TOSS TO MATT-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
BREEDER ARREST-REM-7 SETH MEYERS EMMYS-VO
BREEDER ARREST-PKG TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT
BREEDER ARREST-REM-7 A) GRAVE ROBBERS-VOWIPE
COLLIER HOME INVASTION REWARD-SS B) RR CROSSING-VO TOPS
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT C) WEATHER TEASE-STC
A) KID BURNED-VOWIPE BREAK FIVE
B) DAYCARE CRASH-VO TOPS FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
C) WEATHER TEASE-STC FORECAST-WXWALL
BREAK ONE TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC
BIG BOARD-trxSAT-LIVE-TOPS TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
KID BURNED-VO WIPE NRA GUN DEBATE-ONCAM
KID BURNED-2 SOTS SS NRA GUN DEBATE-PKG
DAYCARE CRASH UPDATE-VO SS BOOTH ALERT - PG
TEASE TWO-TRX FL BANK ROBBER CHASE-VO
A) CLIVEN COMMENTS-SOTTOP GRAVE ROBBERS-VO WIPE
BREAK TWO GRAVE ROBBERS-SOT VO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP SNORKEL RESCUE-VO WIPE
FORECAST-WXWALL SNORKEL RESCUE-SOT VO
TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC BRIDGE JUMPER RESCUE-VO WIPE
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP BRIDGE JUMPER RESCUE-SOT VO
CHAR METH MEASEALS CASES-VO
CLIVE BUNDY COMMENTS-OC SOT ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
CLIVE BUNDY REMARKS-ONCAM A) 12 YR OLD BURNED-CAM99-RTR1, SOTVO
CLIVE BUNDY REMARKS-PKG B) DESOTO PUPPY MILL-NATSVO
SHARK CAUGHT-VO WIPE BREAK SIX
SHARK CAUGHT-SOT VO RR CROSSING-VO IN TC MON
TEASE THREE-2 SHOT RR CROSSING-PKG
A) BEEZIN TREND-VOTOP ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
BREAK THREE 5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT
BEEZIN TREND-OC VO END TIME-CREDITS


DIRECTOR'S PAGE


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HEADLINES-VO IN TC MON


A BODY IS PULLED FROM A CAPE CORAL CANAL AND NOW INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING AT THE POSSIBILITY IT COULD BE THE REMAINS OF A MISSING TEENAGER.

NBC2 IS LIVE AS ON A STORY DEVELOPING AT FOUR.

PLUS BREAKING NEWS IN A VIOLENT HOME INVASION.

A NEW ARREST IS MADE AS DEPUTIES SAY MEN PRETENDING TO BE POLICE BARGED INTO A HOME ARMED.

BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

WE'RE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK AT SOME OF THE DOZENS OF DOGS PULLED FROM A HOME, INVESTIGATORS SAY WERE LIVING IN DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS. Return to index of stories...


A) CAPE DROWNING-vo


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B) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-vo


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C) BREEDER ARREST-vo


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BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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75 CLOSED-FDOT TOPS


BREAKING NEWS.

THE NORTHBOUND LANES OF INTERSTATE 75 ARE SHUT DOWN BECAUSE OF A CRASH.

YOU'RE LOOKING LIVE AT OUR F-DOT CAMERAS POINTED RIGHT AT THE CRASH ON THE CALOSHATACHEE RIVER.

BOTH NORTBOUND LANES ARE BLOCKED SO CREWS CAN CLEAR THE SCENE.

BUT TRAFFIC IS BACKED UP FOR MILES.

YOU'RE URGED TO GET OFF AT PALM BEACH BOULEVARD OR M-L-K AND TAKE U-S 41 ACROSS THE RIVER TO AVOID THIS MESS. Return to index of stories...


BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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DEADLY BOAT CRASH-PLASMA SS VO


BREAKING NEWS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY A DIVING COACH FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DIED FROM INJURIES IN A BOAT COLLISION AND NOT FROM NATURAL CAUSES.

WE'VE BEEN PUSHING FOR ANSWERS INTO THE DEATH OF 61 YEAR OLD DONALD CRANE.

F-W-C JUST RELEASED ITS REPORT INTO YESTERDAY'S CRASH.

IT SAYS CRANE WAS IN THE BOAT THAT WAS RAMMED BY ANOTHER BOAT.

IT HAPPENED IN A CANAL IN BOKEELIA.

SO FAR NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO ALEX-VO IN PLASMA SS LIVE IN PLASMA


NBC2 IS ONTOP OF BRAND NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SEARCH FOR A MISSING MAN.

A BODY HAS BEEN PULLED FROM A CAPE CORAL CANAL IN THE SAME AREA WHERE 19 YEAR OLD ERIK SANCHEZ JUMPED IN AND NEVER SURFACED.

NBC2'S ALEX DE ARMAS IS LIVE FROM WHERE THE BODY WAS PULLED OUT. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DROWNING-REM-2


WORKERS AT THIS HOUSE OVER HERE CALLED POLICE AT AROUND 9:30 THIS MORNING-- AFTER SEEING A BODY FLOATING IN THIS CANAL.

THE BODY WAS FOUND UNDER THESE BUSHES-- JUST TO THE LEFT OF THAT DOCK. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DROWNING-PKG


CHECK OUT THIS THIS VIDEO YOULL ONLY SEE ON NBC2 --

DIVERS CLIMBED INTO THE WATER TO RECOVER A BODY.

THE MEDICAL EXAMINER ARRIVED MINUTES LATER.

THIS IS THE SAME LOCATION NBC2 REPORTED FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING-- AFTER POLICE AND FIRE RESCUE SPENT THREE HOURS SEARCH FOR 19 YEAR OLD ERIK SANCHEZ.

POLICE SAY SANCHEZ WAS WITH TWO FRIENDS WHEN HE THREATENED TO HARM HIMSELF AND THEN JUMPED INTO THIS CANAL.

RIGHT NOW-- INVESTIGATORS ARE WORKING ON IDENTIFYING THE BODY.

49:06-49:21

"Many people are starting to put two and two together thinking that this is directly related to that, and while the temptation is there we have to leave room for the possibility that this is a completely unrelated coincidental went. " Return to index of stories...


CAPE DROWNING-REM-2


AGAIN THE BODY HAS NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED.

NBC2 IS IN CONSTANT COMMUNICATION WITH INVESTIGATORS---WE WILL BRING YOU ANY DEVELOPING DETAILS AS SOON AS WE GET THEM.

LIVE IN CC ADA. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JOELLE-TRX SS VO ZM MAPFLY


BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW AT FOUR.

A THIRD PERSON HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN AN ARMED HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH ACRES.

22 YEAR OLD SHAWNDELL MCCANN-JOSEPH IS NOW FACING CHARGES.

TWO OTHER MEN ARE ALSO FACING CHARGES IN THIS WEEK'S BREAK IN.

NBC2'S JOELLE PARKS IS LIVE NEAR THE HOME ON CLOW STREET EAST WHERE DEPUTIES ARE STILL INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-REM-7


YOU CAN SEE THE STREET IS STILL BLOCKED OFF, NEARLY 40 HOURS AFTER A WOMAN IN A HOME BEHIND THESE WOODS CALLED 911 SAYING MEN WERE BREAKING IN.

THIS CRIME SCENE VAN PULLED UP WITHIN THE HOUR, AND I SAW AN INVESTIGATOR HEAD TOWRD THE HOUSE WITH GLOVES ON. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-VO


FIRST- I WANT YOU TO TAKE A LOOK AT THE 3 SUSPECTS WHO'VE BEEN ARRESTED.

ONE-SHAWNDELL MC-CANN-JOSEPH WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY THIS AFTERNOON AFTER BEING RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT OF A GUNSHOT WOUND.

TWO OTHERS- BRANDON DOEDEN AND EBRON TAYLOR FACED A JUDGE THIS MORNING.

ALL CHARGED WITH ROBBERY HOME INVASION AND IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER.

IN COURT WE FOUND OUT THE SUSPECTS WERE WEARING BULLET PROOF VESTS AND MASKS,

AND THAT THEY HELD THE VICTIM AT GUNPOINT. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-SOT


Judge-you are ordered to stay away from the victim in this case and also from the location. Do you have any questions?

Brandon Doedon- no your honor.' Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-REM-7


ONE OTHER SUSPECT HAS NOT BEEN CHARGED,

HE'S STILL RECOVERING FROM K9 BITES AFTER BEING TRACKED DOWN BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT DOG WHEN HE RAN INTO THE WOODS.

REPORTING LIVE JP. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO GEORGE-OC VO ZMAPFLY


NBC2 IS EXPOSING NEW DETAILS INTO A BUST OF A SUSPECTED MARIJUANA GROWHOUSE.

OUR CREWS WERE THERE AS LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES RAIDED THIS LEHIGH ACRES HOME.

TODAY NEIGHBORS NEAR THE MACARTHUR AVENUE HOME SAY THE SMELL WAS GETTING WORSE.

NBC2'S GEORGE SOLIS IS LIVE FROM THE HOME. Return to index of stories...


POT IN HOME-REM-2


IT AROUND THIS TIME YESTERDAY WE WATCHED UNDERCOVER DEPUTIES PREPARE

FOR THIS BUST.

AS YOU CAN SEE IT'S AN ISOLATED AREA.

TODAY WE LEARNED HOW ONE CRIME SCENE LEAD DEPUTIES TO THIS ONE. Return to index of stories...


POT IN HOME-PKG


DEPUTIES SAY IT STARTED WITH THIS BURGLARY OFF CHEZY STREET IN LEHIGH.

IN THEIR SEARCH FOR THE CULPRIT THEY FOUND THIS MAN RAUL VITA.

ACCORDING TO DEPUTIES VITA SMELLED OF MARIJUANA.

IN THEIR QUESTIONING - THEY EVENTUALLY MADE THEIR WAY TO THIS HOME

OFF MCARTHUR BLVD WHERE THE SMELL OF POT WAS EVEN STRONGER.

ONCE INSIDE DEPUTIES FOUND MORE THAN 70 POT PLANTS AND MATERIALS USED

FOR GROWING.

NEIGHBORS NEARBY SAY THEY SUSPECTED IT ALL ALONG.

TAKE SOT:

"you could smell it the smell just keeps getting worse and worse and

worse and you know its a heavy smell and we had our suspicions.: Return to index of stories...


POT IN HOME-REM-2


COMING AT 5

HEAR WHAT THE VITA, THE MAN DEPUTIES ARRESTED IN THIS BUST HAD TO SAY

WHEN THEY FOUND HIM.

LIVE IN LA GS NBC2 Return to index of stories...


CAPE METH ARRESTS-TRX VO SS


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

CAPE CORAL POLICE SAY THEY FOUND MATERIALS TO MAKE METH INSIDE TWO HOUSES.

OUR CAMERAS WERE THERE AS OFFICERS EXECUTED SEARCH WARRANTS.

INSIDE DETECTIVES SAY PEOPLE WERE LIKELY COOKING THE DRUG BUT THEY DON'T HAVE ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO CHARGE ANYONE WITH MAKING METH.

SIX PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED ON OTHER DRUG CHARGES AT HOMES ON NORTHWEST 5TH PLACE AND NORTHWEST JUANITA PLACE Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO MATT-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


MORE THAN 50 DOGS ARE SEIZED FROM ONE HOME.

NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME WE'RE GETTING VIDEO OF THE DOGS, MANY ARE PUPPIES THAT INVESTIGATORS SAY WERE LIVING IN DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS.

DESOTO COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED A DOG BREEDER.

NBC2'S MATT WRIGHT IS LIVE FIRST AT FOUR WITH THIS EXCLUSIVE LOOK. Return to index of stories...


BREEDER ARREST-REM-7


OVERALL THEY'RE IN DECENT SHAPE CONSIDERING THE FILTHY CONDITIONS THEY WERE LIVING IN.

PLEASANT NATURED -- THOUGH SOME DO HAVE FLEAS, EYE PROBLEMS AND RESPIRATORY ISSUES. Return to index of stories...


BREEDER ARREST-PKG


AUTHORITIES SEIZED 56 DOGS INCLUDING PUPPIES AND A BREEDS RANGING FROM HUSKIES TO POMERANIANS THURSDAY.

THEY WERE TIPPED OFF BY CUSTOMERS WHO PURCHASED DOGS THAT BECAME EXTREMELY SICK.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE DOGS LIVED IN FILTHY CONDITIONS AT THIS MOBILE HOME ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF ARCADIA.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED ANDREW MACAULEY -- AND CHELCE DOWER.

OFFICIALS SAY THEY RAN THE PUPPY MILL AND SOLD DOGS ON THE WEB SITE LITTLE ARCTIC ANGELS DOT COM.

THE SITE LISTS SOME PUPPIES AT THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS EACH AND EVEN GIVES TIPS ON HOW TO AVOID SCAMS.

BUT AUTHORITIES SAY THEY WERE NOT LICENSED TO BREED.

TAKE SOT

Jorge Hernandez

DeSoto County Animal Control

8:47 there's no oversight, there's no one coming in checking on the quality of the care of the animal most importantly the safety of the animal 53

CONT VO

MACAULEY AND CHELCE DOWER FACE CHARGES OF FRAUD. FORGERY AND FAILURE TO INNOCULATE DOGS.

AUTHORITIES SAY THEY PROVIDED FORGED HEALTH CERTIFICATES -- AND MORE CHARGES COULD COME. Return to index of stories...


BREEDER ARREST-REM-7


RIGHT NOW ANIMAL CONTROL IS AT CAPACITY -- FEEDING, CLEANING AND CARING FOR THESE DOGS WHILE THE LEGAL PROCESS PLAYS OUT --

UNTIL THEN -- THESE DOGS WON'T BE UP FOR ADOPTION.

LIVE IN ARCADIA, MATT WRIGHT NBC2. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER HOME INVASTION REWARD-SS


NEW TODAY - THE REWARD FOR TIPS LEADING TO AN ARREST OF THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE FIVE HOME INVASIONS GOES UP.

PRIVATE DONORS ARE NOW CHIPPING IN.

HERE'S A MAP OF ALL FIVE HOMES HIT IN THE PAST TWO MONTHS.

ANONYMOUS DONORS HAVE PLEDGED TO PAY UP TO 12-THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS.

IN ALL 5 CASES - PEOPLE LIVING IN HIGH-END HOMES WERE TIED UP AND ROBBED BY ARMED MEN.

CALL CRIMESTOPPERS IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


A TERRIFYING CRIME NBC2 IS EXPOSING.

A 12-YEAR OLD FORT MYERS BOY IS SET ON FIRE, WHILE WAITING AT A SCHOOL BUS STOP.

BRAND NEW AT FOUR, NBC2 SPEAKS WITH THE BOY'S MOTHER AS POLICE MAKE AN ARREST.

DID A PROBLEM WITH A CAR HELP KILL A FOUR YEAR OLD GIRL INSIDE A CENTRAL FLORIDA DAYCARE.?

NBC2 EXPOSES A SHOCKING NEW BOMBSHELL. Return to index of stories...


A) KID BURNED-VOWIPE


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B) DAYCARE CRASH-VO TOPS


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C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAK ONE


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BIG BOARD-trxSAT-LIVE-TOPS


ON WALL STREET - ROUGH DAY - STOCKS FELL IN AFTERNOON TRADING.

DISAPPOINTING NEWS FROM AMAZON AND FORD WEIGHED ON INVESTORS, AS ARE ESCALATING TENSIONS BETWEEN THE U.S. AND RUSSIA OVER UKRAINE.

ONE OF THE FEW BRIGHT SPOTS TODAY WAS MICROSOFT, WHICH POSTED A BIGGER PROFIT THAN EXPECTED DURING ITS FIRST QUARTER UNDER ITS NEW CEO.

AT THE END OF TRADING - THE DOW - Return to index of stories...


KID BURNED-VO WIPE


A FORT MYERS BOY WILL BE OKAY AFTER HE WAS BURNED WHILE WAITING FOR HIS SCHOOL BUS THURSDAY MORNING.

JESSICA THOMAS SAYS ANOTHER MIDDLE SCHOOLER LIT HER SON'S SHIRT ON FIRE WITH A LIGHTER.

IN THIS PICTURE - YOU CAN SEE THE SHIRT IS BADLY BURNED.

THOMAS SAYS HER SON HAS THIRD DEGREE BURNS ON HIS ARM AND CHEST.

POLICE ARRESTED ANOTHER STUDENT - BUT THE PARENTS INVOLVED HAVE DIFFERENT STORIES ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


KID BURNED-2 SOTS SS


23:16:32 So my 12-year old stepped in protected his brother and ended up the one getting third degree burns. 23:16:39

23:38:15 the kids was at the bus stop playing and they both had lighters and they were striking each other and his shirt caught on fire. 23:38:23

POLICE ARRESTED 12-YEAR-OLD DOUGLAS ATKINS.

HE'S CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED BATTERY - A FELONY.

HIS MOTHER TELLS US HE'LL BE IN JUVENILE DETENTION FOR THREE WEEKS. Return to index of stories...


DAYCARE CRASH UPDATE-VO SS


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL IS INVESTIGATING A VEHICLE MALFUNCTION AS A POSSIBLE CAUSE OF A DEADLY CRASH INTO A CENTRAL FLORIDA DAYCARE.

A 4-YEAR-OLD GIRL INSIDE THE BUILDING WAS KILLED.

INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING TO FIND OUT WHETHER SUDDEN ACCELERATION CAUSED THE 2006 TOYOTA SOLARA TO CRASH.

THE SAME MAKE AND MODEL WAS NAMED IN A LAWSUIT LAST YEAR.

ROBERT CORCHADO WHO WAS DRIVING A CAR THAT SLAMMED INTO THE TOYOTA WAS ARRESTED AFTER INVESTIGATORS SAY HE FLED THE SCENE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-TRX


You know, maybe I sinned. Maybe I need to ask forgiveness. And maybe I don't know what I actually said.

ALL NEW AT FOUR.

THE NEVADA RANCHER, WHO'S BATTLING WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS SPEAKING OUT OVER WHAT SOME CALL RACIST COMMENTS HE MADE.

WE'RE ON TOP OF THE NEW CONTROVERSY. Return to index of stories...


A) CLIVEN COMMENTS-SOTTOP


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BREAK TWO


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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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.

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...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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CHAR METH


BREAKING NEWS.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS ON SCENE OF A SUSPECTED METH LAB

ITS TAKING PLACE ON TAYLOR ROAD JUST SOUTH OF AIRPORT ROAD.

THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND HAZMAT ARE ON SCENE.

WE HAVE A CREW ON THE WAY. Return to index of stories...


CLIVE BUNDY COMMENTS-OC SOT


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

A NEVADA RANCHER WHO BECAME SOMETHING OF A CONSERVATIVE FOLK HERO IS SPEAKING OUT ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL COMMENTS HE MADE RECENTLY.

CLIVEN BUNDY CAME UNDER FIRE LAST WEEKEND, WHEN HE BEGAN TALKING ABOUT AFRICAN-AMERICANS LIVING ON GOVERNMENT SUB-SIDIES.

when you talk about prejudice, we're talking about not being able to exercise what we think and our feelings. But we don't have freedom to say what we want. If I say negro or black boy or slave, if those people cannot take those kind of words and not be offended, then Martin Luther King hasn't done his job then yet." Return to index of stories...


CLIVE BUNDY REMARKS-ONCAM


TODAY HE'S LOSING SOME OF HIS SUPPORT DURING HIS BATTLE WITH THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT.

ANDREW SPENCER BRINGS US NEW REACTION TO THE CONTROVERSY. Return to index of stories...


CLIVE BUNDY 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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SHARK CAUGHT-VO WIPE


A FATHER-SON FISHING IN SARASOTA MANAGES TO CATCH A NEARLY 700-POUND MAKO SHARK.

TAKE A LOOK THEY WERE FISHING THIS WEEK OFF OF LONGBOAT PASS ON A CHARTER BOAT.

ABOUT 20 MILES OUT SOMETHING BITES THEIR 15-POUND AMBERJACK BAIT.

THE BOYS SOMEHOW REELED IN THE BIG BEAST. Return to index of stories...


SHARK CAUGHT-SOT VO


Everyone started screaming and yelling, 'Yay! We got a shark!'"

THE 692-POUND MAKO SHARK IS A BIG CATCH FOR MOTE MARINE RESEARCHERS TOO.

THEY WILL STUDY THE SKIN AND FIN SAMPLES TO BETTER UNDERSTAND WHAT MAKES THE MAKO THE FASTEST SWIMMING SHARK. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2 SHOT


ITS A NEW AND DANGEROUS TREND ON THE INTERNET.

TEENS ARE PUTTING LIP BALM RIGHT ON THEIR EYE LIDS AND LETTING THE WORLD SEE IT ALL.

NEXT AT FOUR NBC2 EXPOSES WHAT HAPPENS NEXT. Return to index of stories...


A) BEEZIN TREND-VOTOP


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BREAK THREE


Break Three hits at 04:21:52 Return to index of stories...


BEEZIN TREND-OC VO


ANOTHER DANGEROUS STUNT IS GAINING POPULARITY ON THE INTERNET.

ITS CALLED BEEZIN.

IT INVOLVES PUTTING A POPULAR LIP BALM ON YOUR EYELIDS!

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


BEEZIN TREND-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...


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


A HORRIFIC STORY OUT OF CONNECTICUT - A TEENAGE GIRL IS STABBED TO DEATH AT HER HIGH SCHOOL.

THE REASON WHY MAY BE EVEN MORE STUNNING.

WE HAVE THE ALL NEW STORY AT FOUR.

PLUS HISTORY IS ABOUT TO BE MADE AT THE VATICAN THIS WEEKEND.

WHY HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF CATHOLICS ARE COMING FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO WITNESS A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EVENT. Return to index of stories...


A) CT SCHOOL STABBING-VOWIPE


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B) 2 POPES-VO TOPS


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BREAK FOUR


Break Four hits at 04:26:57 Return to index of stories...


SHOW OPEN-CLIP


NEW! Return to index of stories...


OBAMA TRIP-ONCAM


PRESIDENT OBAMA IS EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES TO SOUTH KOREA'S PRESIDENT AFTER THE SINKING OF A FERRY OFF THE COUNTRY'S COAST LAST WEEK.

IN A SEPARATE STORY - THE PRESIDENT IS ALSO ISSUING NEW WARNINGS TO RUSSIA'S GOVERNMENT AMID HEIGHTENED TENSIONS.

NBC'S DANIELLE LEIGH IS FOLLOWING THE DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA TRIP-PKG


FOLLOWING A GRAND WELCOME IN SOUTH KOREA.

PRESIDENT OBAMA HONORED THE VICTIMS IN LAST WEEK'S FERRY SINKING WITH A MOMENT OF SILENCE.

HIS TRIP THROUGH ASIA HAS BEEN FILLED WITH DISTRACTIONS.

THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE AND PROVOCATIONS FROM RUSSIA.

Sot: President Obama :14-:24

"what we have not see is Russia speaking out clearly that condemning the pro Russia militias to leave the buildings "

AS MORE RUSSIAN TROOPS BEGAN TRAINING NEAR THE UKRAINIAN BORDER.

PRESIDENT OBAMA HELD A CONFERENCE CALL.

WITH THE LEADERS OF FRANCE, THE U.K., ITALY AND GERMANY.

BUT HE WAS UNABLE TO SECURE IMMEDIATE SUPPORT FOR NEW ECONOMIC SANCTIONS.

TO PRESSURE RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN TO UPHOLD LAST WEEK'S PEACE AGREEMENT.

Sot: President Obama :44-:54

"is he willing to see the Russian economy that was already weakened, that was already faltering, EUROPEAN LEADERS HESITANT TO IMPOSE NEW SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA? Return to index of stories...


CT SCHOOL STABBING-VO


A 16-YEAR-OLD GIRL HAS BEEN STABBED TO DEATH INSIDE A CONNECTICUT HIGH SCHOOL.

NOW NBC2 IS LEARNING SHE MAY HAVE BEEN STABBED BECAUSE SHE DECLINED TO BE HIS DATE AT THE JUNIOR PROM.

A 16 YEAR OLD BOY IS NOW IN CUSTODY.

THE STABBING HAPPENED THIS MORNING IN MILFORD.

POLICE SAY THAT STAFF MEMBERS AND PARAMEDICS TRIED TO PERFORM FIRST AID BUT SHE DIED AT THE HOSPITAL.

THE JUNIOR PROM SCHEDULED FOR TODAY WAS POSTPONED. Return to index of stories...


NEIL BUSH SPEAKS-OC SOT SS


FORMER PRESIDENT GEORGE H-W BUSH MAY BE ROOTING FOR HIS SON JEB TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT.

AT LEAST THAT'S ACCORDING TO JEB'S BROTHER, NEIL.

"If you ask dad the same question 'should Jeb run' he'd say yes."

YOU MAY REMEMBER FORMER FIRST LADY BARBARA BUSH SAID SHE DID NOT WANT HER SON JEB TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT IN 2016.

JEB BUSH WAS GOVERNOR OF FLORIDA FROM 1999 TO 2007. Return to index of stories...


AMERICAN IN N KOREA-ONCAM


A BRAND NEW STORY WE'RE FOLLOWING AT FOUR.

NORTH KOREA IS HOLDING AN AMERICAN MAN WHO IT CLAIMS ARRIVED IN THE COUNTRY THIS MONTH TO SEEK ASYLUM.

THE COMMUNIST COUNTRY CLAIMS ITS HOLDING MILLER MATTHEW TODD WHO WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY ON APRIL TENTH.

THERE'S BEEN NO OFFICIAL RESPONSE BY THE U-S GOVERNMENT. Return to index of stories...


FL TEACHER ARREST-VO WIPE


NEW DETAILS INTO A FORMER TEACHER IN CENTRAL FLORIDA ACCUSED OF HAVING SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH SEVERAL STUDENTS.

JENNIFER FICHTER-- SEEN HERE-- IS NOW FACING MULTIPLE CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH TWO STUDENTS.

THIS WEEK AUTHORITIES IDENTIFIED A THIRD STUDENT THEY believe SHE HAD A RELATIONSHIP WITH.

SO FAR, NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED IN CONNECTION WITH THAT STUDENT.

ONE MOTHER SAYS SHE TRIED TO WARN AUTHORITIES ABOUT THE WOMAN 2 YEARS AGO WHEN SHE FOUND TEXTS FROM THE TEACHER ON THE PHONE OF HER 17-YEAR-OLD SON. Return to index of stories...


FL TEACHER ARREST-SOT VO


Why didn't somebody do something about this two years ago when I did bring it to their attention? It's almost like it's a little too late."

INVESTIGATORS SAY THERE WAS NO INDICATION OF MISCONDUCT AT THAT TIME.

THE POLK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD FIRED FICHTER TUESDAY. Return to index of stories...


KILLED BY CRUCIFIX-VO


YOUNG MAN IN NORTHERN ITALY WAS CRUSHED TO DEATH BY A GIANT CRUCIFIX.

A 100-FOOT TALL CRUCIFIX HONORING JOHN PAUL THE SECOND COLLAPSED DURING A CEREMONY AHEAD OF THE LATE POPE'S CANONIZATION.

A 21-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS CRUSHED.

THE GIANT CURVED CRUCIFIX WAS INSTALLED IN 2005 TO COMMEMORATE JOHN PAUL'S VISIT TO THE AREA IN 1998. Return to index of stories...


2 POPES-ONCAM


OFFICIALS EXPECT HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE TO WITNESS THE CANONIZATION OF TWO POPES.

IT WILL BE THE FIRST TIME TWO POPES ARE CANONIZED TOGETHER.

N-B-C'S ANNE THOMPSON REPORTS FROM THE VATICAN. Return to index of stories...


2 POPES-PKG


THIS WEEKEND, ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME FOR THE WORLD'S CATHOLICS.

THIS GROUP FROM CHICAGO JOINING THE ONE MILLION PILGRIMS EXPECTED TO JAM THE STREETS AROUND VATICAN TO SEE POPES JOHN THE TWENTY THIRD AND JOHN PAUL THE SECOND MADE SAINTS.

POPE JOHN OPENED THE WINDOWS OF THE CHURCH TO THE WORLD IN 1962.CONVENING THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL THAT MODERNIZED THIS ANCIENT FAITH.

HE LED THE CHURCH FOR JUST FIVE YEARS.

HIS COMMON TOUCH EARNING HIM THE NICKNAME "THE GOOD POPE."

JOHN PAUL THE SECOND SERVED FOR 26.

THE POPE FROM POLAND HELPED BRING DOWN COMMUNISM, WAS A MAJOR FIGURE ON THE WORLD STAGE, A CHARISMATIC PRESENCE WITH A MORE CONSERVATIVE APPROACH TO CATHOLIC DOCTRINE.

MILLIONS CAME FOR HIS FUNERAL IN 2005. CHANTING SANTO SUBITO. SAINTHOOD NOW. DROWNING OUT VOICES OF DISSENT.

S/ David Gibson / Religious News Service:51 -:55

"Voices of women, voices from sex abuse victims, voices of the more progressive folks from the church who felt they had gotten stomped on the 26, almost 27 years of John Paul the second's papacy."

AND IT IS HIS FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THE SEX ABUSE CRISIS THAT HAS SOME SAYING JOHN PAUL SHOULD NOT BE MADE A SAINT.

CARDINAL DONALD WUERL OF WASHINGTON, DC SAYS SAINTHOOD DOES NOT MEAN PERFECTION.

"we are the only people who could bring people together, one bread, one body, one lord of all, that's us!"

"Not only will they see two popes made saints together but two living popes are expected to attend. Pope Francis will preside over the mass, and Pope Emeritus Benedict is also expected to be here. Kind of a Catholic all star game. I'm Anne Thompson in Rome, now back to you." Return to index of stories...


BULLET PROOF SUBWAY-SS


A TWITTER POST IS CREATING A LOT OF BUZZ TODAY.

TAKE A LOOK - A TELEVISION NEWS REPORTER, SHOT THIS PHOTO AND POSTED IT ON TWITTER.

IT SHOWS A SUBWAY RESTAURANT ENCASED IN BULLET PROOF GLASS - SIMILAR TO WHAT YOU'D SEE AT A BANK.

ITS OWNERS ARE REFUSING TO EXPLAIN WHY THEY SETUP THE GLASS.

BUT BUSINESS OWNERS NEARBY ADMIT THEY ARE LOCATED IN A CRIME FILLED NEIGHBORHOOD. Return to index of stories...


30 DEAD CATS-ONCAM


NEW DETAILS ARE EMERGING ON A DISTURBING STORY NEAR NEW YORK CITY.

NECROPSIES WILL BE PERFORMED ON 25 DEAD CATS THAT WERE FOUND INSIDE PLASTIC BAGS HANGING FROM TREE LIMBS.

THE PICTURES ARE SO GRAPHIC WE CAN'T EVEN SHOW YOU ON TELEVISION.

INVESTIGATORS SAY SOME OF THE CATS WERE KILLED BY BLOWS TO THE HEAD.

INVESTIGATORS ALSO THINK IT APPEARS THE CATS WERE DEAD BEFORE BEING PUT INTO THE BAGS BECAUSE ANY CAT WOULD HAVE BEEN ABLE TO CLAW ITS WAY OUT. Return to index of stories...


LADIES HOME JOURNAL FOLDS-SS


IT'S THE END OF AN ERA FOR A ONCE POPULAR MAGAZINE.

MEREDITH CORPORATION IS ENDING SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE OF "LADIES' HOME JOURNAL" DUE TO DECLINING ADVERTISER INTEREST.

THE MAGAZINE WAS LAUNCHED IN 18-83 - IT HAS A CURRENT CIRCULATION OF 3 POINT 2 MILLION.

NOW YOU'LL STILL BE ABLE TO BUY IT OFF THE RACK - BUT THE MAGAZINE'S JULY EDITION WILL BE ITS FINAL SUBSCRIPTION ISSUE. Return to index of stories...


NETFLIX CABLE DEAL-VO


NETFLIX WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE FOR SOME CABLE CUSTOMERS ON THEIR SET-TOP BOXES.

THE STREAMING-VIDEO COMPANY REACHED A DEAL WITH R-C-N, GRANDE COMMUNICATIONS AND ATLANTIC BROADBAND.

STARTING MONDAY, CUSTOMERS OF THOSE CABLE COMPANIES WHO HAVE A CABLE-PROVIDED TI-VO BOX AND A NETFLIX SUBSCRIPTION WILL BE ABLE TO WATCH NETFLIX AS IF IT WERE ANY OTHER CHANNEL. Return to index of stories...


NEW TACO BELL-VO


TACO BELL IS LAUNCHING A NEW, MORE UPSCALE RESTAURANT.

IT'S CALLED "U-S TACO COMPANY AND URBAN TAPROOM".

THE FIRST ONE IS SLATED TO OPEN IN HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA THIS SUMMER. THIS IS THE LOGO FOR THE NEW EATERY.

THE FOOD IS FANCIER - NO DOLLAR MENU HERE.

THE TACOS HAVE FUSION-STYLE FILLINGS LIKE A "BROTHERLY LOVE" SPIN-OFF OF THE PHILLY CHEESE STEAK WITH CARNE ASADA, PEPPERS, ONIONS AND ROASTED POBLANO QUESO. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH OPEN-CLIP


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HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM


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...


SETH MEYERS EMMYS-VO


SETH MEYERS, FORMER SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ALUM, AND CURRENTLY THE HOST OF LATE NIGHT ON N-B-C - HAS BEEN TAPPED TO HOST THE 2014 PRIME TIME EMMY AWARDS.

MEYERS WILL HOST THE 66TH EDITION OF THE EMMYS. AIRING AUGUST 25TH.

THE SHOW WILL BE TELECAST LIVE FROM THE NOKIA THEATER IN LOS ANGELES.

THIS WEEK, MEYERS WAS ALSO NAMED BY TIME MAGAZINE AS ONE OF THE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN THE WORLD FOR 2014. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT


CAUGHT RED HANDED STEALING FROM THE DEAD.

A HIDDEN CAMERA BUSTS ONE WOMAN TAKING FROM THE GRAVE OF A CHILD.

NEXT AT FOUR WAIT UNTIL YOU HEAR WHY SHE SAYS SHE SWIPED A STUFFED DUCK.

PLUS MORE CAR AND TRUCK DRIVERS ARE ENDING UP ON RAILROAD TRACKS - OFTEN WITH DEADLY CONSEQUENCES.

NEXT, WE REVEAL THE STUNNING REASON WHY. Return to index of stories...


A) GRAVE ROBBERS-VOWIPE


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B) RR CROSSING-VO TOPS


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C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAK FIVE


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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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.

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...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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NRA GUN DEBATE-ONCAM


THE DEBATE OVER GUN OWNERSHIP RIGHTS IS HEATING UP.

THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION HOLDS ITS ANNUAL MEETING THIS WEEKEND.

SENATOR MARCO RUBIO IS ONE OF THE SPEAKERS WITH 70 THOUSAND PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE.

NBC'S JAY GRAY SHOWS US THE POLITICAL IMPLICATIONS DEVELOPING. Return to index of stories...


NRA GUN DEBATE-PKG


nats convention

AS THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CONVENTION OPENS IN INDIANAPOLIS.

SEVENTY-THOUSAND GUN OWNERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY HAVE GATHERED LOOKING TO N-R-A LEADERS FOR POLITICAL AMMO GOING INTO THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS.

"It is absolutely awesome. and it's not just the displays it's the people.these are good American people."

THE GROUP HAS MOMENTUM COMING INTO THEIR YEARLY MEETING.

ON WEDNESDAY, GEORGIA'S GOVERNOR SIGNED A MEASURE THAT'S BEEN CALLED THE "GUNS EVERYWHERE BILL," THAT WILL ALLOW GUN OWNERS WITH CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS TO TAKE THEIR WEAPONS INTO SCHOOL ZONES. CHURCHES. GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS AND EVEN SOME BARS.

nats protesters

ON THE OTHER SIDE. A CROWD IS GATHERING AS WELL.

"Before us today stands the Goliath of the gun lobby. and we are the David's called to protect and serve those that cannot protect themselves."

MANY WHO'S LIVES HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY GUN VIOLENCE. TO COUNTER THE N-R-A. WITH A MESSAGE OF CONTROL.

"We're not against the 2nd amendment. we have no issue with the general membership of the NRA. We want to see common sense, common ground. middle of the road stuff, like background checks, that we know save lives."

A PART OF THAT PUSH INCLUDES THIS TELEVISION CAMPAIGN.

PRODUCED BY "EVERYTOWN FOR GUN SAFETY," AN ORGANIZATION FUNDED BY FORMER NEW YORK MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG - WHO HAS PLEDGED 50-MILLION DOLLARS OF HIS OWN MONEY - TO FIGHT FOR STRICTER GUN LAWS.

"Mr. Bloomberg, you're an arrogant hypocrite. $31 billion does not entitle you to tell us how to live our lives. Stay out of our homes, stay out of our refrigerators and stay the hell out of our gun cabinets because this freedom is not for sale."

BUT IT IS AT THE CENTER OF A "DUEL," PLAYING OUT RIGHT NOW.

IN INDIANAPOLIS.

JAY GRAY. NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


BOOTH ALERT - PG


BOTH NORTHBOUND LANES OF US 41 ARE BLOCKED IN PUNTA GORDA AT TAYLOR ROAD

CRASH WITH INJURIES - WASTE MANAGEMENT TRUCK & PICKUP TRUCK COLLIDED.

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FL BANK ROBBER CHASE-VO


A WILD CAR CHASE IS CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

NBC2 IS PUTTING YOU IN THE FRONT SEAT FOR THIS PURSUIT IN CENTRAL FLORIDA.

INVESTIGATORS SAY A SUSPECTED BANK ROBBER WAS BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE CAR, GOING MOE THAN A HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR - DRIVING ON THE WRONG SIDE OF A BUSY HIGHWAY.

EVEN WITH MULTIPLE POLICE CARS BOXING HIM IN, HE MANEUVERED OFFICERS SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE THEY FINALLY GOT HIM WITH STOP STICKS.

AND HE FINALLY SURRENDERED AFTER DEPUTIES BROKE OUT THE GLASS AND DRAGGED HIM OUT. Return to index of stories...


GRAVE ROBBERS-VO WIPE


A GRAVE ROBBER IS CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

TAKE A LOOK FROM THIS HIDDEN CAMERA AT A CEMETERY IN OHIO.

A WOMAN CAN BE SEEN STEALING A STUFFED DUCK.

IT WAS LEFT AT THE GRAVE OF A TODDLER.

THE CHILD'S MOTHER SAYS THINGS KEPT DISAPPEARING FROM HIS GRAVE SO SHE CALLED POLICE AND THEY SET UP A HIDDEN CAMERA. Return to index of stories...


GRAVE ROBBERS-SOT VO


Stealing is as low as it gets, in my opinion. But when you come to the graveyard and steal off a baby's grave. It's decorated, you know there's a family that loves this child. I just don't understand it, don't understand why.

POLICE SAY THE WOMAN TURNED HERSELF IN AFTER THIS VIDEO WAS SHOWN ON THE NEWS.

THE WOMAN CLAIMS SHE TOOK THE TOY BECAUSE SHE SAW A LOOSE DOG AT THE CEMETERY AND DIDN'T WANT IT TO DESTROY THE STUFFED DUCK. Return to index of stories...


SNORKEL RESCUE-VO WIPE


NEW DRAMATIC VIDEO OF A RESCUE IN SOME EXTREME CONDITIONS.

A CAMERA FOUND ON A BEACH IN HAWAII SHOWS THE RESCUE OF A SNORKELER STRUGGLING IN THE ROUGH OCEAN.

GET THIS, HIS WATERPROOF CAMERA WAS ROLLING THE WHOLE TIME!

THE TROUBLE STARTED ALMOST INSTANTLY FOR THIS SNORKELER WHEN HE WADED INTO ROUGH WATER.

THIS IS HIS POINT OF VIEW AS HE BOBBED IN AND OUT OF THE WATER. STRUGGLING. WEARING OUT.

LUCKILY FOR HIM.A SURFER WAS NEARBY. Return to index of stories...


SNORKEL RESCUE-SOT VO


30 seconds more. there's like 90% chance he would have died. He was like pure blue and his eyes were like. rolled back.

SAFELY ON SHORE,THE GUY WEARING THE CAMERA PULLS IT OFF. AND DROPS IT.

BUT THE MYSTERY REMAINS BECAUSE NOBODY KNOWS WHO THE SNORKELER IS. Return to index of stories...


BRIDGE JUMPER RESCUE-VO WIPE


A SHOCKING SIGHT ON A CALIFORNIA INTERSTATE.

A MAN CLIMBED ONTO A SIGN. PLANNING TO JUMP FROM AN OVERPASS.

SEVERAL PEOPLE CAME TO THE MAN'S AID, AND STOPPED HIM.

ONE GOOD SAMARITAN WAS CROSSING THE OVERPASS WHEN HE NOTICED SOMEONE SLIP THROUGH AN OPENING.

FOR MORE THAN TWO HOURS, HE AND A HANDFUL OF OTHERS STAYED THERE TRYING TO TALK HIM DOWN.

AT ONE POINT, ANOTHER PASSERBY BROUGHT A ROPE. Return to index of stories...


BRIDGE JUMPER RESCUE-SOT VO


He sat down on that sign to jump, that's when my mind said grab him, don't let him go any further. I grabbed him around his waist and I held onto him and I just talked to him."

POLICE WERE ABLE TO ESCORT THE WOULD BE JUMPER DOWN A LADDER. Return to index of stories...


MEASEALS CASES-VO


AN ALARMING NEW NUMBER.

THERE IS A DRAMATIC RISE IN MEASLES OUTBREAKS IN THE U-S.

MORE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INFECTED IN THE U-S OVER THE FIRST FOUR MONTHS OF 2014 -- THAN HAVE BEEN INFECTED IN THE FIRST FOUR MONTHS OF THE PAST 18 YEARS.

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY 13 OUTBREAKS AND 129 CASES HAVE BEEN RECORDED SO FAR THIS YEAR.

CALIFORNIA IS REPORTING THE HIGHEST NUMBERS, WITH 58 CASES.

THE C-D-C SAYS MANY OF THE CALIFORNIA CASES ARE A RESULT OF PEOPLE VISITING THE PHILIPPINES, WHICH IS EXPERIENCING A VERY LARGE MEASLES OUTBREAK. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


PAUSE FOR AHEAD AT 5:00 CLIP

HI EVERYONE -- I'M PETER BUSCH.

A 12-YEAR OLD BOY LIT ON FIRE BY A NEIGHBOR BOY AT THEIR BUS STOP.

ONE MOM SAYS HER SON WAS BULLIED.

THE OTHER CLAIMS IT WAS AN ACCIDENT.

23:21:28-

"When I see my son grieve and I see my son hurt, I am hurt."

23:38:18-

"They both had lighters and they were striking each other."

NBC 2 TALKS WITH BOTH WOMEN.

PLUS --

HOW THE VICTIM IS DOING TONIGHT.

Nats of squeaking puppies

AND AN NBC 2 EXCLUSIVE --

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A) 12 YR OLD BURNED-CAM99-RTR1, SOTVO


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B) DESOTO PUPPY MILL-NATSVO


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BREAK SIX


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RR CROSSING-VO IN TC MON


A DANGEROUS TREND WE'RE SEEING ACROSS the COUNTRY - AND HERE IN FLORIDA.

DRIVERS - ENDING UP RIGHT IN THE PATH OF TRAINS, USUALLY WITH DEADLY CONSEQUENCES.

AND AS NBC'S CHRIS CLACKUM DISCOVERS DISTRACTED DRIVING IS BEING BLAMED FOR MANY OF THESE INCIDENTS. Return to index of stories...


RR CROSSING-PKG


Natsound/train-car collision

DISTRACTED DRIVERS APPROACHING A RAILROAD CROSSING. MAY BE BEHIND A RATHER REMARKABLE STATISTIC ON RAILROAD SAFETY.

.ONE IN FIVE COLLISIONS INVOLVING TRAINS AND CARS. THE CAR HITS THE TRAIN.NOT THE OTHER WAY AROUND.

"People might be distracted, they may not be thinking about what's in front of them"

JOYCE ROSE IS PRESIDENT OF OPERATION LIFESAVER.AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY THERE'S BEEN AN INCREASE IN RECENT YEARS OF TRAINS AND PEOPLE COLLIDING.

"Every three hours someone, either a vehicle or a person, is hit by a train in the United States"

A NEW SAFETY CAMPAIGN'S SLOGAN IS "SEE TRACKS, THINK TRAIN" BECAUSE MANY COLLISIONS OCCUR AT CROSSINGS WHERE TRAINS AND PEOPLE INTERSECT MORE OFTEN.

:48 -:58

"Of the 220,000 railroad crossings in the United states, about 140,000 are like this one.it comes in contact with a public road"

AND IT'S WHERE NEARLY 2100 WRECKS LAST YEAR, KILLED OVER 250 PEOPLE.

HOWEVER, NEARLY TWICE AS MANY PEDESTRIANS WERE KILLED.WALKING ON OR AROUND RAILROAD TRACKS.

"i just wanted to save a couple of minutes by crossing over the railroad tracks"

MARK KALINA'S SHORTCUT WALKING HOME IN OHIO TWO YEARS AGO.ENDED UP IN LOST LEGS.BOTH OF THEM.AFTER GETTING SNAGGED AND THROWN UNDER A PASSING TRAIN

"After I was healed up enough I had to learn how to walk again and how to deal with putting on prosthetic legs every day"

HE'S NOW ALL ABOUT EDUCATING OTHERS NOW.ESPECIALLY ON THE POINT THAT ANYTIME TRAINS AND PEOPLE COLLIDE.ONLY ONE'S WHERE IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE.

CHRIS CLACKUM, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


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5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT


NEW AND EXCLUSIVE AT 5 -- A 12 YEAR OLD BOY SET ON FIRE AT THE BUS STOP.

ONLY NBC2 TALKS TO TWO MOTHERS WITH VERY DIFFERENT STORIES ABOUT WHAT THEIR SONS WERE DOING.

A POT HOUSE BUST YOU WON'T BELIEVE.

NBC2 HAD THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO LAST NIGHT, TONIGHT WE HAVE A BIZARRE STORY TO GO WITH IT. Return to index of stories...


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