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ANCHOR SUPERS 6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL
DIRECTORS PAGE TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT
HL1) BOKEELIA BOAT CRASH-TRX-LIVE TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
HL2) PINE MANOR RAPE-TRX-NEWSROOM LEHIGH HOME INVASION-TRX-ANIBOX VO-DISS LIVE
HL3) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-TRX-VO LEHIGH HOME INVASION-LIVE
GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH LEHIGH HOME INVASION-SS
6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL LEHIGH HOME INVASION-LIVE
TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT LEHIGH GROWHOUSE-TRX-OC-SOTVO
TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC OIL DRILLING UPDATE-OTS-TRX
BOKEELIA DEADLY BOAT CRASH-TRX-ANIBOX-VO-DISS LIVE OIL DRILLING UPDATE-VO IN PLASMA
BOKEELIA DEADLY BOAT CRASH-LIVE OIL DRILLING UPDATE-VO
BOKEELIA DEADLY BOAT CRASH-VO OIL DRILLING UPDATE-VO IN PLASMA
BOKEELIA DEADLY BOAT CRASH-SOTVO-SS BULLETS IN LEE COUNTY HOUSE-TRX-OC-VO
BOKEELIA DEADLY BOAT CRASH-LIVE-OBX BULLETS IN LEE COUNTY HOUSE-SOTVO
RYAN LOCHTE TWEET-2SH-SS-SS CAPE DRUG BUST-OC-TRX-VO-BNR
VICTIM BREAKOUT-OC-CG RVL LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN-OTS-SS
HIJACKED PLANE-TRX-VOtops BENACQUISTO NEXT MOVE-OC-VO
PINE MANOR RAPE-OC-TRX JUICY COUTURE WATERSIDE SHOPS-OTS
PINE MANOR RAPE-NEWSROOM POWERBALL-OC-VO
PINE MANOR RAPE-TRX-SS-SOTVO-SS QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO
PINE MANOR RAPE-NEWSROOM FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
LEHIGH HOME INVASION FOLO-TRX-OC-SS-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
OBAMA SOUTH KOREA-TRX-OC-VO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
US UKRAINE-TRX-OC-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
WEEKEND WEATHER WORRIES-TRX-OC-WX WALL 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
NEVADA RANCHER-OC-SOTVO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT MEASLES SPIKE-TRX-VO IN PLASMA TAG
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL FLORIDA ABORTIONS-OC-VO
DONNIE CRAINE-SSTOPS IMMIGRATION TUITION-OC-VO
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 IMMIGRATION TUITION-SOTVO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP FM COUNTRY CLUB RENOVATIONS-OC-VO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL FM COUNTRY CLUB RENOVATIONS-SOT
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX ARBOR DAY-2SHOT
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC NIGHT OUT WITH THE STARS-OC-SS
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VO
EDISON PARK CRIME MEETING-OC-VO MCDONALDS EARNINGS-OC-SS
EDISON PARK CRIME MEETING-SOTVO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
POPE CANONIZED-OTS WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
FLOTUS SCHEDULE CHANGE-OTS-(2)SOTVO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
RETIRED JUSTICE ON POT-OC-SS TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
PINEDA SUSPENDED-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
SETH MEYERS EMMY HOST-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
CLOONEY SPAR-OC-SS-SOT TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SH-VO-2SHOT TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 WOMAN SEWER CHECK-2SH-VO-SS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-3SHOT TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX GRX-WX WALL TS BOKEELIA BOAT CRASH-SSTOPS-VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS OIL DRILLING UPDATE-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS EDISON PARK CRIME MTG-VOTOPS
FM CHURCH UPDATE-OTS-VO TS PINE MANOR SEXUAL BATTERY-SOTVOTOPS-SS
PUPPY MILL BUST-OC-SS (2) TS LEHIGH HOME INVASION FOLO-VOTOPS
AMAZON DELIVERIES-OTS TS LEHIGH GROWHOUSE-VOTOPS
VERIZON MONITORING-OTS TS BULLETS IN LEE CO HOME-VOTOPS
LALALA ON TODAY SHOW-TRX-SOTVOTOPS TS CAPE DRUG BUST-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TS FM CHURCH FOLO-VOTOPS
tease 6:30 home invasion-TRX-VO TS BENACQUISTO NEXT MOVE-VOTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS POWERBALL WINNER-VOTOPS
HL1) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-TRX-LIVE DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL2) LEHIGH GROWHOUSE-TRX-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
HL3) OIL DRILLING-TRX-VO IN PLASMA GOODBYE-4-SHOT
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH  


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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HL1) BOKEELIA BOAT CRASH-TRX-LIVE


RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

MOURNING THE LOSS OF U-F DIVING COACH DONNIE CRAINE, AFTER A DEADLY BOAT CRASH IN BOKEELIA.

BUT WHAT ACTUALLY CAUSED HIS DEATH? IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) PINE MANOR RAPE-TRX-NEWSROOM


PLUS, LIVING IN FEAR.

A RAPIST IS ON THE RUN AFTER ASSAULTING A WOMAN IN PINE MANOR.

THE BIGGEST LEAD INVESTIGATORS HAVE AS YOU WAKE UP, IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL3) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-TRX-VO


AND ALL NEW AS YOU WAKE UP ---

NBC-2 IS TRACKING THE SUSPECTS CAUGHT IN A LEHIGH HOME INVASION.

WHAT'S HOLDING UP FURTHER ARRESTS, IN A LIVE REPORT.

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


GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH


GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ON THIS ARBOR DAY.

I'M CLAY MILLER.

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

HALEY is tracking fog this morning. Return to index of stories...


6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT


HOW ARE THE ROADS LOOKING AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING?

NICK HAS YOUR NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


BOKEELIA DEADLY BOAT CRASH-TRX-ANIBOX-VO-DISS LIVE


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

NBC-2 IS WORKING TO GET AN EXPLANATION ON WHAT CAUSED THE DEATH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DIVING COACH, AFTER A SERIOUS BOAT CRASH.

NBC-2 EXAMINING ALL ANGLES OF WHAT HAPPENED HERE ----

WE TURN TO NBC-2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK LIVE FOR US THIS MORNING AT FOUR WINDS MARINA, DIGGING FOR ANSWERS. Return to index of stories...


BOKEELIA DEADLY BOAT CRASH-LIVE


IM STANDING RIGHT WHERE THE HORRIFIC NIGHTMARE ENDED-- CRAINE'S BODY

WAS BROUGHT TO THIS MARINA AFTER HIS BOAT COLLIDED WITH ANOTHER. Return to index of stories...


BOKEELIA DEADLY BOAT CRASH-VO


THIS MORNING WE'RE DIGGING DEEPER INTO WHAT COULD HAVE WENT WRONG.

YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW DAMAGED THIS BOAT IS AFTER IT COLLIDED WITH

ANOTHER BOAT IN THE WATER JUST OFF BOKEELIA.

FWC TELLS NBC2 BOTH BOATS WERE ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE WATER WHEN THEY

COLLIDED--WHICH MEANS THERE WAS A POSSIBLE VIOLATION.

in the last hour we told you the boating laws.

but the BOATERS we spoke to sat its just not safe. Return to index of stories...


BOKEELIA DEADLY BOAT CRASH-SOTVO-SS


Bill Marcus, Passed Wreck on Water

16:25 that is a blind curve it is dangerous and people need to go slowly through there 16:30

Steve Laughlin, Helped Victims

26:45 people we were talking to were in shock at that point they seemed to be okay

FWC OFFICIALS SAY THEY DON'T THINK DRUGS OR ALCOHOL PLAYED A

FACTOR AND THEY CANNOT CONFIRM the exact cause of death at this point.

BUT THIS MORNING THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IS HONORING THEIR BELOVED DIVE

COACH-- YOU SEE HIM HERE DOING HIS SIGNATURE DIVE CALLED THE "DONNIE CRAINE TOWER DROP.

.WITH HIS CLOTHES ON. Return to index of stories...


BOKEELIA DEADLY BOAT CRASH-LIVE-OBX


CLAY AND KRISTA, YOU HAVE HOW THE SCHOOL AND CLOSE ONES ARE HONORING

HIS LIFE THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


RYAN LOCHTE TWEET-2SH-SS-SS


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

HE SAID "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...


VICTIM BREAKOUT-OC-CG RVL


AS SOON AS WE HAVE DETAILS ON A FUNERAL WE'LL LET YOU KNOW.

NOW, WE DUG UP MORE INFORMATION ON THE VICTIM.

CRAINE WAS AN AVID BOATER AND FISHERMAN AND BELOVED IN THE SWIMMING AND DIVING COMMUNITY.

HE WAS A COACH AT U-F FOR THE LAST 30 YEARS.

HE COACHED NATIONAL CHAMPIONS AND WAS S-E-C DIVING COACH OF THE YEAR 4 TIMES.

HE IS CONSIDERED ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED DIVING COACHES IN THE NATION.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE OF 36 YEARS, AND THEIR THREE CHILDREN. Return to index of stories...


HIJACKED PLANE-TRX-VOtops


BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

A VIRGIN AUSTRALIA PASSENGER PLANE WAS INVOLVED IN A SUSPECTED HIJACK AFTER A DRUNK PASSENGER ATTEMPTED TO BREAK INTO THE COCKPIT.

THE INCIDENT CAUSED THE PILOT OF THE PLANE, WHICH WAS TRAVELING FROM BRISBANE TO BALI, TO MAKE A "HIJACK CALL."

VIRGIN AUSTRALIA SAID THE REPORTS OF THE HIJACK WERE INCORRECT AND THAT THE AIRCRAFT IN QUESTION LANDED SAFELY.

THE PASSENGER HAS REPORTEDLY BEEN ARRESTED AND NO PASSENGERS WERE HARMED. Return to index of stories...


PINE MANOR RAPE-OC-TRX


THIS MORNING NBC-2 IS ON THE CASE OF A RAPIST ON THE RUN.

WE'RE WORKING ALONG WITH INVESTIGATORS TO TRACK DOWN THE SUSPECT BEFORE ANOTHER ATTACK HAPPENS.

NBC-2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS HAS DETAILS OF THE ATTACK THAT WILL GIVE YOU CHILLS, CHRISTY? Return to index of stories...


PINE MANOR RAPE-NEWSROOM


THIS IS AWFUL.

A LEE COUNTY WOMAN SAYS A MAN BROKE INTO HER HOME AND RAPED HER AT KNIFEPOINT. ALL WHILE HER 4-YEAR-OLD GRANDDAUGHTER SLEPT NEARBY. Return to index of stories...


PINE MANOR RAPE-TRX-SS-SOTVO-SS


TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT THIS POLICE SKETCH.

THE VICTIM TOLD INVESTIGATORS THE HISPANIC MAN IN HIS 20'S PUT A KNIFE TO HER THROAT, AND BEFORE LEAVING, TOLD the GRANDMOTHER-- HE WOULD BE BACK.

I just seen the after effects of her legs all bandaged up and her arm, she had it pretty rough

THAT WAS THE VICTIM'S NEIGHBOR.

THIS ALL HAPPENED IN THE PINE MANOR COMMUNITY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

CRIMESTOPPERS IS OFFERING A 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...


PINE MANOR RAPE-NEWSROOM


IF YOU CAN HELP INVESTIGATORS, PLEASE CALL CRIMESTOPPERS.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM CA, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION FOLO-TRX-OC-SS-VO


RIGHT NOW NBC-2 RETURNS TO THE SCENE OF A HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH ACRES.

WE BROUGHT IT YOU THIS AS BREAKING NEWS YESTERDAY MORNING.

INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL PIECING TOGETHER WHAT HAPPENED INSIDE THE HOME ON CLOW STREET.

THE WOMAN WHO LIVED THERE CALLED FOR HELP, SAYING ARMED MEN HAD BROKEN INTO HER HOME.

THE SCENE IS STILL ACTIVE AS YOU WAKE UP, WITH INVESTIGATORS STAYING ON ALERT.

RIGHT NOW TWO MEN ARE BEHIND BARS, AND ONE IS STILL IN THE HOSPITAL.

WE'VE SEEN MORE POLICE LIGHTS OVERNIGHT IN THE AREA, BUT NOTHING COMPARED TO THIS TIME YESTERDAY.

THE DEPUTIES INVOLVED ARE ON PAID LEAVE, PENDING AN INVESTIGATION, WHICH IS TYPICAL.

WE'LL HAVE ANOTHER UPDATE AND TAKE YOU LIVE TO THE SCENE AT 6:30. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA SOUTH KOREA-TRX-OC-VO


NEW THIS MORNING AS WE TRACK PRESIDENT OBAMA'S TRIP ACROSS ASIA.

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS ARRIVED IN SOUTH KOREA, THE SECOND STOP ON HIS FOUR-NATION TOUR OF ASIAN ALLIES.

THE VISIT COMES AS SOUTH KOREA COPES WITH THE DEADLY FERRY CAPSIZING AND SINKING.

THE CONFIRMED DEATH TOLL ROSE TO 181 ON THURSDAY, WITH 121 STILL MISSING.

HE SAID AS PARENTS, THEY CANNOT BEGIN TO IMAGINE WHAT THE GRIEVING PARENTS ARE GOING THROUGH. Return to index of stories...


US UKRAINE-TRX-OC-VO


NEW THIS MORNING: 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.

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.

NOW ANOTHER ROUND MAY BE COMING SOON:

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


WEEKEND WEATHER WORRIES-TRX-OC-WX WALL


ALL NEW THIS MORNING AS WE LOOK AHEAD ---

WE ARE TRACKING SOME MAJOR WEEKEND WEATHER WORRIES IN PARTS OF THE U-S.

THE GREAT PLAINS, MIDWEST AND SOUTH COULD GET HIT WITH TORNADOS AND HEAVY RAIN.

HALEY'S TRACKING EXACTLY WHERE AND WHEN THIS SYSTEM WILL FIRE UP. Return to index of stories...


NEVADA RANCHER-OC-SOTVO


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

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."

"I didn't 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."

THE RANCHER SAYS HE WAS JUST SPEAKING FROM HIS HEART.

AND CLIVEN BUNDY STANDS BY WHAT HE SAID.

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. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT


THIS MORNING WE'RE UNCOVERING A NEW APPROACH TO SOLVING A FORT MYERS MURDER.

PLUS, HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THE ALL OUT SPAR BETWEEN GEORGE CLOONEY AND STEVE WYNN?

WHAT IT HAD TO DO WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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DONNIE CRAINE-SSTOPS


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

LENTH 2:27 Return to index of stories...


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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EDISON PARK CRIME MEETING-OC-VO


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

FORT MYERS POLICE ARE TAKING AGGRESSIVE STEPS, TRYING TO FIND A KILLER. And now some major cash is on the line.

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

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.

CALL FORT MYERS POLICE OR YOU CAN REPORT YOUR INFORMATION ANONYMOUSLY TO CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


POPE CANONIZED-OTS


TAKING A LOOK AHEAD ---

THIS SUNDAY POPE FRANCIS WILL HOLD AN UNPRECEDENTED CEREMONY AT THE VATICAN:

A DOUBLE CANONIZATION OF TWO FORMER POPES.

COMING UP ON THE TODAY SHOW STARTING AT 7AM, NBC'S ANN THOMPSON WILL REPORT LIVE FROM ROME, SHE JUST ARRIVED THERE OVERNIGHT. ABOUT THE SPECIFICS BEHIND THE DECISION TO TURN BOTH POPE JOHN THE 23RD, AND POPE JOHN PAUL THE SECOND, INTO SAINTS. Return to index of stories...


FLOTUS SCHEDULE CHANGE-OTS-(2)SOTVO


FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA IS RE-ARRANGING PLANS FOR A SPEECH BEFORE GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS IN TOPEKA, KANSAS.

IT'S IN THE FACE OF PROTESTS THAT HER APPEARANCE AT A COMBINED GRADUATION CEREMONY FOR FIVE SCHOOLS WOULD LIMIT SEATING FOR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS.

S/ Wendy Alegria/ High School Senior

"The original date of the 17th was kind of shocking because I did have family members that did plan on coming, one's coming from out of the country actually and two others are coming from out of state."

S/ Tisharra Hale/ Topeka 501 Teacher:19 -:35 ***NOTE: VIDEO CONTAINS PART OF THE SOT***

"I'm embarrassed to be in a Topekan right now. We have a very rare opportunity to have the first lady of the United States of America come into Topeka of all places that she could speak, and a lot of people are more concerned about a break with tradition than they are this rare opportunity."

NOW, MICHELLE OBAMA WILL ADDRESS STUDENTS AT A SENIOR RECOGNITION CEREMONY. THE DAY BEFORE GRADUATION. Return to index of stories...


RETIRED JUSTICE ON POT-OC-SS


here'S A NEW STORY THAT CROSSed THE WIRES OVERNIGHT ---

FORMER SUPREME COURT JUSTICE JOHN PAUL STEVENS SAYS HE THINKS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD LEGALIZE MARIJUANA.

STEVENS, WHO IS 94, MADE THE COMMENT TO NPR.

IT WILL AIR THE INTERVIEW WITH STEVENS ON THE PROGRAM "WEEKEND EDITION SATURDAY."

STEVENS ALSO SAYS THAT THERE ISN'T MUCH DISTINCTION BETWEEN MARIJUANA AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. Return to index of stories...


PINEDA SUSPENDED-OC-VO


NOW AN UPDATE TO A STORY WE BROUGHT YOU YESTERDAY.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HAS SUSPENDED YANKEES PITCHER MICHAEL PINEDA FOR 10-GAMES AFTER HE WAS CAUGHT ON THE MOUND WITH PINE TAR ON HIS NECK.

PINEDA WAS EJECTED IN WEDNESDAY NIGHT'S GAME AGAINST BOSTON AFTER RED SOX MANAGER JOHN FARRELL ASKED THE UMPIRES TO CHECK THE SUBSTANCE. Return to index of stories...


SETH MEYERS EMMY HOST-OC-VO


THIS IS BRAND NEW AS YOU WAKE UP ---

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 SAYS THE COMEDIAN IS THE PERFECT CHOICE BECAUSE OF HIS SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE EXPERIENCE.

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


CLOONEY SPAR-OC-SS-SOT


MEGA ACTOR GEORGE CLOONEY AND CASINO MOGUL STEVE WYNN EXCHANGE HEATED WORDS AT AN EVENT IN LAS VEGAS. AND NOW IT'S GETTING BIG TIME ATTENTION.

THEY WERE CALLING EACHOTHER NAMES, WHEN THE CONVERSATION LEAD TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

CLOONEY GOT OFFENDED WHEN WYNN CALLED THE PRESIDENT A NAME.

YOU'LL HEAR MUCH MORE ABOUT IT ON THE TODAY SHOW.

the vegas smackdown looked right out of a hollywood script, an actor and a billionaire casino mogul who said what and stormed away Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SH-VO-2SHOT


THIS MORNING NBC-2 IS FOLLOWING UP WITH A SERIOUS CRASH AT FORT MYERS CHURCH ON EASTER SUNDAY ---

WHAT WILL THE CONGREGATION DO THIS WEEKEND WHILE REPAIRS ARE BEING DONE?

PLUS, A NEW NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ---

WHICH CELLPHONE PROVIDER MAY BE RATTING you out TO MARKETERS AND ADVERTISERS. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-3SHOT


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6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX GRX-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


FM CHURCH UPDATE-OTS-VO


THIS MORNING AS WE LOOK AHEAD ---LEADERS AT A FORT MYERS CHURCH ARE FINDING A NEW WORSHIP SPACE --

AFTER A CAR CRASHED INTO THEIR BUILDING ON EASTER.

THE SECOND HAITIAN BAPTIST CHURCH IS DESTROYED.

BROKEN PEWS AND GLASS FILL THE INSIDE.

THIS SUNDAY - SERVICES WILL BE HELD IN THE PARKING LOT.

INVESTIGATORS ARE ALSO PLANNING TO EXAMINE THE LEXUS THAT BLASTED THROUGH THE CHURCH WALLS.

THE WOMAN DRIVING IT SAYS THE BRAKES FAILED.

AND NBC-2 JUST UNCOVERED SIMILAR COMPLAINTS ABOUT BRAKING AND ACCELERATING WITH THAT EXACT SAME LEXUS MODEL. Return to index of stories...


PUPPY MILL BUST-OC-SS (2)


THIS MORNING NBC2 IS WORKING TO UNCOVER MORE DETAILS AFTER A SUSPECTED PUPPY MILL WAS BUSTED IN DESOTO COUNTY.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED THIS MAN -- ANDREW MACAULEY, WHO'S CHARGED WITH FRAUD AND ANIMAL NEGLECT.

ANIMAL CONTROL TOOK AWAY 56 DOGS AND PUPPIES.

NBC2 IS WORKING TO FIND OUT THE CONDITION OF THOSE ANIMALS

IT'S BELIEVED THE PUPPIES WERE BEING SOLD ONLINE - MORE ARRESTS ARE EXPECTED. Return to index of stories...


AMAZON DELIVERIES-OTS


NEW THIS MORNING ---

AMAZON REPORTEDLY MAY START ITS OWN SHIPPING SERVICE.

YOU MAY RECALL THE GIANT ONLINE RETAILER WAS BURNED BY DELIVERY DELAYS LAST

CHRISTMAS.

THAT COULD ALSO HELP AMAZON CONTROL ITS SHIPPING COSTS, WHICH

ROSE MORE THAN 30 PERCENT LAST QUARTER. Return to index of stories...


VERIZON MONITORING-OTS


THIS IS INTERESTING --- VERIZON WIRELESS IS GOING TO TELL MARKETERS WHERE ITS CUSTOMERS BROWSE --

NOT JUST WITH THEIR MOBILE DEVICES, BUT WITH ANY COMPUTERS THAT LOG INTO ITS

WEBSITE.

THAT WILL HELP MARKETERS TARGET ONLINE ADS TO YOU. BUT HAS

PRIVACY ADVOCATES UPSET. Return to index of stories...


LALALA ON TODAY SHOW-TRX-SOTVOTOPS


naughty boy featuring sam smith " La La La"

COMING UP ON THE TODAY SHOW --- NAUGHTY BOY FEATURING SAM SMITH LIVE FROM PLAZA.

YOU JUST HEARD NAUGHTY BOY'S MEGA HIT "LA LA LA". IT'S GOTTEN MORE THAN 230 MILLION HITS ON YOUTUBE.

WATCH A LIVE PERFORMANCE AND SITDOWN INTERVIEW STARTING AT 7. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


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

THIS IS JOHN KUDLA FROM PORT CHARLOTTE

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE. Return to index of stories...


tease 6:30 home invasion-TRX-VO


COMING UP AT 6:30 -- A JAMMED PACKED SHOW FOR YOU --- INCLUDING OUR TOP STORY ---

THAT HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH ACRES.

WHY THE SCENE IS STILL VERY ACTIVE AS YOU WAKE UP --- OUR SAM SWEENEY IS LIVE NEXT. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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


HL1) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-TRX-LIVE


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

NBC-2 IS BCK AT THE SCENE OF A MASSIVE SUSPECT SEARCH AND DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING IN LEHIGH-- ALL RELATED TO A HOME INVASION. BUT WHY IS THE SCENE SO ACTIVE STILL?

IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) LEHIGH GROWHOUSE-TRX-VO


PLUS, ONLY NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING AS AUTHORITIES TOOK OUT PLANT AFTER PLANT FROM A LEHIGH ACRES HOME.

BUT WHY WON'T LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY WHETHER IT'S A GROWHOUSE?

WE'RE ON THE CASE IN THE DAY AHEAD. Return to index of stories...


HL3) OIL DRILLING-TRX-VO IN PLASMA


AND A BRAND NEW STORY IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

DRILLING FOR OIL IN COLLIER COUNTY.

IT'S A BIG DEBATE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WE'RE GETTING TO THE BOTTOM OF THE FINAL DECISION IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AND HAPPY FRIDAY, I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

HALEY'S TRACKING FOG AS YOU WAKE UP. Return to index of stories...


6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT


AND WITH THE FOG, HOW ARE THE ROADS?

NICK HAS YOUR NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-TRX-ANIBOX VO-DISS LIVE


DEVELOPING AT 630--- NBC 2 BACK ON THE SCENE OF THE LEHIGH ARMED HOME INVASION WITH DEPUTIES AS THE INVESTIGATION NOW GOES INTO HOUR 30.

THIS MORNING WE WANT TO KNOW WHY ARE STREETS IN THAT NEIGHBORHOOD STILL BLOCKED OFF?

NBC 2'S SAMS SWEENEY IS WORKING TO FIND ANSWERS. HE JOINS US LIVE. SAM Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-LIVE


KRISTA WITH DEPUTIES STILL PROTECTING THIS SCENE WE EXPECT CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATORS TO BE BACK OUT HERE SHORTLY. the four suspects RAN IN DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS which means investigators MUST SEARCH EVERY WHERE FOR CLUES. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-SS


WE KNOW 20 YEAR OLD EBRON TAYLOR AND 27 YEAR OLD BRANDON DOEDEN OF FORT MYERS--- ARE TWO OF THE SUSPECTS.

ACCORDING TO DEPUTIES THEY CAME HERE IN IN BULLET PROOF VESTS ARMED WITH GUNS.

THEY ARE EXPECTED IN COURT AS EARLY AS THIS MORNING.

CHARGES ARE PENDING FOR THEIR 2 ACCOMPLICES. ONE WHO REMAINS HOSPITALIZED WITH GUN SHOT WOUNDS. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-LIVE


RIGHT NOW THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE IS WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH COLLIER COUNTY TO ANSWER THE BIG QUESTION THIS MORNING. ARE THESE THE SAME GUYS WHO HAVE BEEN TERRORIZING COLLIER COUNTY OVER THE LAST TWO MONTHS.

RIGHT NOW ITS TO EARLY TO TELL.

LIVE IN LEHIGH SS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH GROWHOUSE-TRX-OC-SOTVO


WE'LL BE PUSHING FOR MORE ON THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

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

13:32:13-13:32:16

Dwayne Meninger/ LEHIGH Acres Resident

"We are packing up and moving out. Were moving back to south fort Myers."

YOU CAN TELL SOME NEIGHBORS ARE FED UP WITH THE CRIMINAL ACTIVITY IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD.

DETECTIVES SPENT HOURS REMOVING SEVERAL LARGE PLANTS FROM THIS HOME ON

MCARTHUR BOULEVARD THURSDAY.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES WONT CONFIRM WHETHER THIS IS POT.

BUT NEIGHBORS SAY THE HOME REEKED OF MARIJUANA.

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...


OIL DRILLING UPDATE-OTS-TRX


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ----

NBC-2 WILL BE UNCOVERING NEW DETAILS IN THE FIGHT OVER OIL IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

NBC-2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS IS LIVE IN STUDIO FOR US WITH THE NEXT STEP IN THIS VERY CONTROVERSIAL ISSUE. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING UPDATE-VO IN PLASMA


THIS AFTERNOON-- A PHONE CONFERENCE IS SET BETWEEN LEADERS BOTH FOR AND AGAINST OIL DRILLING IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES TO DISCUSS THE STATUS OF THE PERMIT. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING UPDATE-VO


THIS IS THE FIRST MEETING BETWEEN THE GROUPS SINCE THE CONTROVERSIAL ACCUSATIONS AGAINST THE DAN A. HUGHES COMPANY.

THE D-E-P FINED THE COMPANY 25-THOUSAND DOLLARS AFTER OFFICIALS SAY THEY CAUGHT THE COMPANY DOING DRILLING SIMILAR TO FRACKING IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THE SITE IS NORTHEAST OF IMMOKALEE ROAD AND EVERGLADES BOULEVARD NORTH.

IT HAS SINCE BEEN SHUT DOWN.

EARLIER THIS WEEK-- LEADERS WITH PRESERVE OUR PARADISE TOLD NBC-2 THEY ARE HOPING THE COMPANY'S VIOLATION WILL HELP IN THEIR FIGHT AGAINST DRILLING IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING UPDATE-VO IN PLASMA


NBC-2 WILL BE MONITORING THIS STORY ALL DAY LONG.

COUNT ON US TO BRING YOU THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS THIS AFTERNOON.

LIVE IN THE STUDIO, CHRISTY ANDREWS, NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


BULLETS IN LEE COUNTY HOUSE-TRX-OC-VO


AN N-B-C-2 EXCLUSIVE CRIME ALERT.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

A FORT MYERS HOME IS SPRAYED WITH BULLET HOLES - THE SHOOTER ON THE LOOSE THIS MORNING.

IT HAPPENED IN PINE MANOR THURSDAY MORNING.

N-B-C-2 talked EXCLUSIVELY WITH THE FAMILY, THEY SAY THEY'RE READY TO MOVE OUT. 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.

:07

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


CAPE DRUG BUST-OC-TRX-VO-BNR


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, IT'S VIDEO YOU'LL ONLY SEE ON N-B-C-2 OF A DRUG BUST IN NORTH CAPE CORAL.

THE SWAT TEAM SERVED A WARRANT AT THIS HOUSE--

THE NARCOTICS UNIT WAS SEARCHING FOR DRUGS.

WHEN WE FIRST GOT THERE 7 PEOPLE WERE IN HANDCUFFS--BEING QUESTIONED BY POLICE.

N-B-C-2 CONFIRMED FOUR PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED-- INCLUDING THE HOMEOWNER.

POLICE SAY THEY FOUND SOME MATERIALS USED TO COOK METH-- BUT NOT ENOUGH TO MAKE IT A METH LAB. Return to index of stories...


LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN-OTS-SS


LOOKING AHEAD --- THE LEE COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN IS TODAY1

IT BENEFITS SPECIAL OLYMPICS FLORIDA.

AND IT STARTS AT 8 A.M. IN THE PARKING LOT IN FRONT OF THE HEADQUARTERS ON SIX MILE CYPRESS PARKWAY.

THE TORCH RUN ENDS AT THE BIG LOTS PARKING LOT AT THE INTERSECTION OF U.S. 41 AND PONDELLA ROAD IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

TRAFFIC MY BE SLOW IN THE AREA FROM 8AM TO 10AM, SO BE ALERT. Return to index of stories...


BENACQUISTO NEXT MOVE-OC-VO


IN THE DAY AHEAD N-B-C- 2 WILL WORK TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO'S PLANS FOR THE FUTURE.

THE STATE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER SAYS SHE'S NOT GOING TO RUN FOR U-S CONGRESS AGAIN.

INSTEAD SHE'S GOING TO FOCUS ON BEING RE-ELECTED TO THE STATE SENATE.

WE ARE CURIOUS ABOUT HER NEW GAME PLAN AND WILL PUSH FOR MORE DETAILS.

BENACQUISTO WAS A DISTANT SECOND TO CURT CLAWSON IN THE SPECIAL REPUBLICAN PRIMARY TO FILL TREY RADEL'S OLD SEAT IN CONGRESS. Return to index of stories...


JUICY COUTURE WATERSIDE SHOPS-OTS


ALL NEW THIS MORNING --

WE HAVE SAD NEWS FOR JUICY COUTURE SHOPPERS.

THE STORE 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.

BUT YOU'LL STILL BE ABLE TO GET YOUR TERRY CLOTH AND VALOUR FAVES IN THE FUTURE--

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


POWERBALL-OC-VO


THIS STORY IS MAKING NATIONAL HEADLINES AS YOU WAKE UP ---

A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MAN WILL SOON BE COUNTING HIS MILLIONS.

CHECK OUT THIS EXCLUSIVE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO.

THIS IS THE MAN WHO BOUGHT THE WINNING POWERBALL TICKET AT E'S COUNTRY STORE IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

HIS NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED - BUT HE HAS TWO OPTIONS - HE CAN TAKE THE LUMP SUM OF 86 POINT 9 MILLION DOLLARS, AFTER TAXES OR HE CAN OPT FOR 30 ANNUAL PAYMENTS.

E'S COUNTRY STORE WILL GET 60-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR SELLING THE WINNING TICKET. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


COMING UP, IF YOU LIKE GRILLED CHEESE AND WANT TO SUPPORT SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA KIDS, WE HAVE AN IMPORTANT EVENT COMING UP THIS WEEKEND.

PLUS, A BIG PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE:

WHY ARE MEASLES CASES SPIKING ACROSS THE U.S? YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Weather Trends

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


MEASLES SPIKE-TRX-VO IN PLASMA TAG


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST ---

WE'RE UNCOVERING THE LATEST INFORMATION ON A MEASLES OUTBREAK.

A DISEASE ONCE THOUGHT TO BE VANQUISHED IN THE UNITED STATES IS MAKING A COMEBACK. AND NOW THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL PUSHED BACK AT PARENTS WHO ARE DECLINING VACCINES FOR THEIR CHILDREN.

THE CDC SAID AT LEAST 129 MEASLES CASES FROM 13 STATES HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN THE U.S. THIS YEAR.

NOT ONLY ARE MEASLES SPIKING, BUT ALSO MUMPS AND WHOOPING COUGH.

PEOPLE FORGET. THAT BEFORE THE MEASLES VACCINE BECAME AVAILABLE, THIS DISEASE INFECTED ABOUT HALF A MILLION PEOPLE EVERY YEAR AND SENT NEARLY 50-THOUSAND TO HOSPITAL.

THIS IS A PREVENTABLE ILLNESS. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA ABORTIONS-OC-VO


A BIG DEAL HAPPENING TODAY IN TALLAHASSEE.

LEGISLATION THAT COULD FURTHER RESTRICT ABORTIONS IN FLORIDA IS READY FOR A FINAL VOTE BY THE STATE SENATE.

THE BILL PROVIDES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES AGAINST ANY PERSON WHO PERFORMS OR ACTIVELY PARTICIPATES IN AN ABORTION DURING VIABILITY.

UNDER CURRENT LAW, VIABILITY OF A FETUS IS UNDERSTOOD TO BE 24 WEEKS, OR THE THIRD TRIMESTER OF PREGNANCY.

WITH RARE EXCEPTIONS, ABORTIONS CANNOT BE PERFORMED AFTER THAT THRESHOLD.

THE BILL IS EXPECTED TO GET A FINAL UP OR DOWN VOTE TODAY. Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRATION TUITION-OC-VO


THIS MORNING STUDENTS ARE "SITTING IN" AT THE FLORIDA CAPITAL,

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

THE ISSUE HAS BECOME THE MOST-WATCHED CONTROVERSY OF THE 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, AND 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...


FM COUNTRY CLUB RENOVATIONS-OC-VO


THE FORT MYERS COUNTRY CLUB IS GETTING A 5 MILLION DOLLAR FACE-LIFT--

THE COURSE WILL UNDER-GO MAJOR RENOVATIONS WHICH INCLUDES ALL NEW FAIRWAYS --- AND A NEW COURSE DESIGN--

FORT MYERS COUNTRY CLUB WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL NOVEMBER WHEN THE OVERHAUL IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED Return to index of stories...


FM COUNTRY CLUB RENOVATIONS-SOT


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ARBOR DAY-2SHOT


TODAY IS ARBOR DAY!

A DAY WHERE EVERYONE IS ENCOURAGED TO PLANT AND APPRECIATE TREES.

IN THE U.S., THIS HOLIDAY IS MOSTLY CELEBRATED THE LAST FRIDAY IN APRIL, ALTHOUGH SOME STATES JIGGLE THE DATE TO COINCIDE WITH THEIR BEST SEASONAL PLANTING WINDOWS.

ARBOR DAY OFFICIALLY STARTED IN OUR COUNTRY IN 1872. Return to index of stories...


NIGHT OUT WITH THE STARS-OC-SS


IF YOU LIKE GRILLED CHESSE AND WANT TO SUPPORT SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR KIDS IN PUNTA GORDA, THE YMCA IS THE PLACE TO BE TOMORROW NIGHT.

YOU CAN WALK THE RED CARPET AND ENJOY GOURMENT GRILLED CHEESE PREPARED BY LOCAL CHEFS.

TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR A NIGHT OUT WITH THE STARS.

LEGENDARY COACH NICK BOLLETTIERI WHO'S HELPED ANDRE AGASSI, MONICA SELES, AND MARY PIERCE WILL ALSO BE THERE SIGNING HIS NEW BOOK. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VO


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY.

THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE JOINED IN A SPECIAL SERVICE TODAY FOR WORLD WAR ONE SERVICEMEN ON THEIR LAST DAY IN AUSTRALIA.

THE ROYAL COUPLE JOINED OTHER DIGNITARIES TO COMMEMORATE AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND ARMY CORPS DAY.

THE DUKE AND DUCHESS LAID A WREATH AT THE STONE OF REMEMBRANCE IN FRONT OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL.

THE SERVICE WAS THE LAST OFFICIAL EVENT FOR THE COUPLE BEFORE THEY LEFT FOR THE U-K. Return to index of stories...


MCDONALDS EARNINGS-OC-SS


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

APPARENTLY "MODERN AND RELEVANT" MEANS THE MASCOT WILL HAVE A NEW WARDROBE CONSISTING OF ITEMS LIKE CARGO PANTS AND VESTS.

ALSO AS PER THE PRESS RELEASE BELOW, HE'S JOINING TWITTER. KIND OF. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

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

PLUS-- A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND A CHECK OF THE ROADS, HALEY AND NICK HAVE FOG TRACKING TEAM COVERAGE!. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


PREPRODUCED BY NBC - MAKE SURE MASTER DOESN'T BUG THIS ELEMENT Return to index of stories...


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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WOMAN SEWER CHECK-2SH-VO-SS


THIS STORY HAS GOTTEN SO MANY COMMENTS ON OUR NBC 2 FACEBOOK PAGE.

CAPE CORAL LEADERS PAID BACK A 90 -YEAR-OLD CAPE CORAL WOMAN ABOUT 35- HUNDRED DOLLARS-- FOR SEWER FEES SHE PAID-- WHEN SHE WASNT EVEN CONNECTED.

WE FIRST TOLD YOU ABOUT RONNIE TRIBLUAS LAST WEEK.

SHE IS FINALLY CONNECTED TO THE CITY SEWER SYSTEM AND WAS GIVEN BACK HER MONEY.

CAPE CORAL CITY LEADERS SAY THE BIZARRE MIX UP GOES BACK MORE THAN 30 YEARS -- AND DONT HAVE RECORDS TO PIN POINT WHAT WENT WRONG.

THE AMOUNT INCLUDES MONTHLY USAGE CHARGES WITHOUT ANY INTEREST.

WE ASKED YOU, DO YOU THINK IT WAS A FAIR REIMBURSEMENT?

JESSICA WROTE "I THINK THEY ARE MISSING A ZERO."

EDWARD WROTE "I'D LIKE TO SEE HOW THEY CAME UP WITH THAT NUMBER!"

CATHERINE WROTE "SO IN 30 YEARS THAT'S ALL SHE PAID IN? I THINK SHE SHOULD HAVE GOT A LOT MORE!"

MICHELE WRITES"I REALLY HOPE A LAWYER COMES TO HER AID ON THIS ONE."

AS ALWAYS THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMENTS. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS BOKEELIA BOAT CRASH-SSTOPS-VO


YOU'RE TIME NOW IS ___

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

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

THIS MAN -- UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DIVING COACH DONNIE CRAINE DIED IN THE ACCIDENT.

FWC TELLS US BOTH BOATS WERE ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE WATER --

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

RIGHT NOW -- NBC2 IS WORKING TO FIND OUT IF ONE BOAT OR BOTH BOATS DID NOT ABIDE BY THIS LAW.

COUNT ON US TO KEEP TRACKING THIS STORY -- AND BRING YOU THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


TS OIL DRILLING UPDATE-VOTOPS


THE HEATED DEBATE OVER OIL DRILLING --

NBC2 WILL BE DIGGING FOR NEW DETAILS TODAY --

A PHONE CONFERENCE IS SET BETWEEN LEADERS BOTH FOR AND AGAINST OIL DRILLING IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES TO DISCUSS THE STATUS OF THE PERMIT.

THIS IS THE FIRST MEETING BETWEEN THE GROUPS SINCE THE CONTROVERSIAL ACCUSATIONS AGAINST THE DAN A. HUGHES COMPANY.

THE D-E-P FINED THE COMPANY 25-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ILLEGAL DRILLING. Return to index of stories...


TS EDISON PARK CRIME MTG-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW -- FORT MYERS POLICE ARE TRYING TO GET A COMMUNITY TO WORK TOGETHER TO FIGHT CRIME.

THE RECENT MURDER OF TONY SEAY HAS MANY RESIDENTS CONCERNED.

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

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


TS PINE MANOR SEXUAL BATTERY-SOTVOTOPS-SS


Cyndy , neighbor

it made me feel sick inside.

Carmen,neighbor

Youre not safe anywhere- you are really not safe at all. at all.

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

THIS A SKETCH OF THE SUSPECT.

THE VICTIM SAYS THE MAN IS HISPANIC IN HIS 20'S.

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

WE ARE TOLD THE MAN HAS A VERY DISTINCT TATTOO ON HIS RIGHT ARM -- POSSIBLY OF ROPES OR CHAINS. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH HOME INVASION FOLO-VOTOPS


NBC2 IS UNCOVERING NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE SUSPECTS INVOLVED IN AN ARMED HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH.

EBRON TAYLOR AND BRANDON DOEDEN ARE FACING CHARGES OF HOME INVASION AND IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER.

THEY'RE EXPECTED TO GO BEFORE A JUDGE TODAY.

THIS JUST INTO OUR NEWSROOM --

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES TELL US TWO OTHER SUSPECTS ARE HOSPITALIZED.

ONE WITH DOG BITE WOUNDS AND THE OTHER WITH GUN SHOT WOUNDS. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH GROWHOUSE-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW -- NBC2 IS WORKING TO GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT A SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE IN LEHIGH.

DETECTIVES SPENT HOURS REMOVING SEVERAL LARGE PLANTS FROM THIS HOME ON MCARTHUR BOULEVARD THURSDAY.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES WONT CONFIRM WHETHER THIS IS POT.

BUT NEIGHBORS SAY THEY COULD SMELL IT.

WORKERS WITH LEE COUNTY ANIMAL DOMESTIC SERVICES ALSO TOOK A DOG FROM THE HOME. Return to index of stories...


TS BULLETS IN LEE CO HOME-VOTOPS


A PINE MANOR HOME IS LEFT RIDDLED WITH BULLETS THURSDAY.

THIS MORNING THE GUNMAN IS STILL ON THE LOOSE.

BULLETS CAME JUST INCHES FROM AN 11 YEAR OLD BOY WHO WAS SLEEPING IN THE LIVING ROOM.

THE FAMILY TELLS NBC2 THEY'RE READY TO MOVE OUT.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO BRING YOU THE LATEST DETAILS WHEN WE GET THEM. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE DRUG BUST-VOTOPS


A SWAT TEAM SWARMS A NORTH CAPE CORAL HOUSE THURSDAY --

LANDING FOUR PEOPLE IN JAIL.

THE NARCOTICS UNIT WAS SEARCHING FOR DRUGS.

POLICE SAY THEY FOUND SOME MATERIALS USED TO COOK METH -- BUT NOT ENOUGH TO MAKE IT A METH LAB.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO KEEP DIGGING FOR MORE INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


TS FM CHURCH FOLO-VOTOPS


LEADERS AT A FORT MYERS CHURCH ARE STILL TRYING TO FIND A NEW PLACE TO WORSHIP.

AFTER A CAR CRASHED INTO THEIR BUILDING ON EASTER.

THIS SUNDAY - SERVICES WILL BE HELD IN THE PARKING LOT ON CENTRAL AVENUE.

INVESTIGATORS ARE ALSO PLANNING TO EXAMINE THE LEXUS THAT BLASTED THROUGH THE CHURCH WALLS.

THE WOMAN DRIVING IT SAYS THE BRAKES FAILED. Return to index of stories...


TS BENACQUISTO NEXT MOVE-VOTOPS


STATE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER LIZBETH BENACQUISTO SAYS SHE'S NOT GOING TO RUN FOR U-S CONGRESS AGAIN.

INSTEAD SHE'S GOING TO FOCUS ON BEING RE-ELECTED TO THE STATE SENATE.

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


TS POWERBALL WINNER-VOTOPS


THIS IS THE MAN WHO BOUGHT THE WINNING POWERBALL TICKET AT E'S COUNTRY STORE IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

HIS NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED -

BUT HE HAS TWO OPTIONS - HE CAN TAKE THE LUMP SUM OF 86 POINT 9 MILLION DOLLARS, AFTER TAXES OR HE CAN OPT FOR 30 ANNUAL PAYMENTS.

E'S COUNTRY STORE WILL GET 60-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR SELLING THE WINNING TICKET. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


GOODBYE-4-SHOT


REMEMBER FOR BREAKING NEWS, WEATHER INFORMATION AND NEWS ONLINE, 24-HOURS A DAY, HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE--

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...