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DIRECTOR PAGE TEASE TWO-ON CAM
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP TZ2 A) JAX BURGLARY ON CAM-VO WIPE
HIGH PROFILE CAPE ARREST-ONCAM TZ2 B) OWNER PUNCHES WOULD BE ROBBER-VOTOPS
SEVERE WX HEADLINES-SSTOPS VOTOPS TC MON ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
TRACKING SEVERE WEATHER-ANIBOX STC FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
NORTH FLORIDA FLOODING-PKG ARMORED TRUCK EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF STEALING-trx PLA
CLIPPERS UPDATE-OC NATSVO WIPE ARMORED TRUCK EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF STEALING-PKG
CLIPPERS UPDATE-SOTVO ARMORED TRUCK EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF STEALING-ONCAM
VA TRAIN DERAILMENT-trxVOTOPS JAX BURGLARY ON CAM-trxVOTOPS
OK BOTCHED EXECUTION-VO WIPE UV NAIL LAMPS-VO
OK BOTCHED EXECUTION-SOTVO DIPTHERIA CASE-ONCAM
MARKET CLOSE-CG DRUG RESISTANCE-ONCAM
LEHIGH ACRES FIRE FUNDING-ON CAM RUSSIA EXPLOSION-trxVOTOPS
LEHIGH ACRES FIRE FUNDING-PKG CO POT RAID-VO
LEHIGH ACRES FIRE FUNDING-ONCAM MT TEACHER RAPE SENTENCE-VO
TEASE ONE-2SHOT OWNER PUNCHES WOULD BE ROBBER-VO WIPE
TZ1 A) ARMORED TRUCK EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF STEALING- OWNER PUNCHES WOULD BE ROBBER-SOTVO
TZ1 B) UV NAIL LAMPS-VOTOPS TEASE THREE-2SHOT
TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC TZ3 A) DEAD CHICKS IN THE MAIL-VO WIPE
BREAKING CLIP-CLIP AHEAD AT 6-BANNER
TOSS TO RICK-OC EAniBx A)-TBA
TODD AKERS TRIAL-REM LIVE DEAD CHICKS IN THE MAIL-2SHOT
TODD AKERS TRIAL-PKG DEAD CHICKS IN THE MAIL-PKG
TODD AKERS TRIAL-REM LIVE HLA cape officer arrested-trxOC
TOSS TO CHUCK TODD-trx 2 SHOT EAniBx HLB flooding in pensacola-trxVOtops
NBCNEWS WSJ POLL-SAT 21 LIVE 2 SS HLC 3 yo molested-trxSSTOPS


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BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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HIGH PROFILE CAPE ARREST-ONCAM


WE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW A BREAKING STORY IN CAPE CORAL.

POLICE HAVE ARRESTED ONE OF THEIR OWN OFFICERS.

HE'S ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX SEVERAL TIMES WITH A 16-YEAR-OLD GIRL --

IN A LIVE NEWS CONFERENCE ON NBC2 NEWS AT 5 -- CAPE CORAL POLICE TOLD US OFFICER CASEY ORTIZ WAS ARRESTED THIS MORNING.

WE HAVE A CREW WORKING RIGHT NOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CRIME AND WHAT HAPPENS NOW - A LIVE REPORT AT SIX O'CLOCK. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE WX HEADLINES-SSTOPS VOTOPS TC MON


THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS AFTER 22 INCHES OF RAIN IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS.

WIDESPREAD FLOODING TODAY ACROSS THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE WIPED OUT HIGHWAYS, AND CHEWED UP ROADS.

INCREDIBLE PICTURES OF THE DEVASTION CONTINUE TO POUR INTO OUR NEWSROOM.

CARS SUBMERGED IN THE WATER, AND NEIGHBORHOODS INUNDATED.

MORE THAN 300 CALLS FOR RESCUES POURED INTO EMERGENCY MANAGERS.

RESCUERS PULLING PEOPLE FROM ROOFTOPS ALL OVER PENSACOLA.

THE NATIONAL GUARD HAS BEEN CALLED IN TO HELP.

37 DEATHS HAVE BEEN REPORTED FROM THE SEVERE WEATHER ACROSS THE SOUTH. Return to index of stories...


TRACKING SEVERE WEATHER-ANIBOX STC


WEATHER

THIS IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID. IT IS AN ARTICLE FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

SEVERE WEATHER

Latest weather wallop: Florida, Alabama flooding

PENSACOLA, Fla. - At least 37 deaths have been reported from a large, stubborn storm system making its way through the South after pummeling the central U.S.

Today, officials in Georgia reported one death in Athens. Police say winds pushed over a tree that crashed into a car, killing its driver at a mobile home park.

In Florida, with severe flooding in the Panhandle, the Highway Patrol said today that a woman who drove her car into high water died.

People have been stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.

Crews haven't been able to respond to some calls for help because of flooding in and around Pensacola. Officials say one woman died when she drove her car into high water.

About 22 inches of rain had fallen by midmorning in Pensacola, with 4 more expected today. Return to index of stories...


NORTH FLORIDA FLOODING-PKG


THE SOUND OF FLOODWATER RUSHING THROUGH THIS PENSACOLA FLORIDA NEIGHBORHOOD. Return to index of stories...


CLIPPERS UPDATE-OC NATSVO WIPE


CLIPPERS FANS WERE THERE FOR THEIR TEAM LAST NIGHT--

AFTER THEIR OWNER EMBARASSED THE FRANCHISE.

lot on his shoulders, look at that, that's great. Going to each and every member on the bench here

LOS ANGELES WON A BIG PLAYOFF GAME, OVER GOLDEN STATE, HOURS AFTER THE NBA BANNED DONALD STERLING FOR LIFE.

IT WAS THE TEAM'S FIRST HOME GAME SINCE A RECORDING OF RACIST STATEMENTS HE MADE BECAME PUBLIC. Return to index of stories...


CLIPPERS UPDATE-SOTVO


I wasn't sure what we would come back to, and it was emotional, very emotionakl, and I can't say thank you enough to all the fans that came out and supported us... "

THE CLIPPERS WILL LOOK TO WIN THEIR FIRST ROUND SERIES TOMORROW NIGHT.

THE NBA IS STILL TRYING TO FORCE STERLING TO SELL THE TEAM.

IF THAT HAPPENS, THERE ARE A LOT OF WELL KNOWN PEOPLE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN BUYING IT, INCLUDING OPRAH WINFREY. Return to index of stories...


VA TRAIN DERAILMENT-trxVOTOPS


A TRAIN DERAILMENT CAUSED A HUGE FIRE IN VIRGINIA TODAY.

THE CARS WERE CARRYING CRUDE OIL WHEN THEY WENT OFF THE TRACKS IN DOWNTOWN LYNCHBURG.

SEVERAL BUILDINGS EVACUATED.

THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


OK BOTCHED EXECUTION-VO WIPE


OKLAHOMA'S GOVERNOR HAS ORDERED AN INVESTIGATION AFTER A BOTCHED EXECUTION LAST NIGHT.

CONVICTED KILLER CLAYTON LOCKETT DID NOT IMMEDIDATELY DIE AFTER GETTING A LETHAL INJECTION.

HE DIED OF AN APPARENT HEART ATTACK MORE THAN A HALF HOUR LATER.

A REPORTER WHO WITNESSED THE EXECUTION SPOKE IN GRAPHIC DETAIL ABOUT WHAT SHE SAW. Return to index of stories...


OK BOTCHED EXECUTION-SOTVO


he was grimacing, clenching his jaw, his body was shaking, several times his entire head and shoulders lifted off the gurney, as if he was literally trying to get up

THE EXECUTION DRUGS THE STATE USED INCLUDED A NEW SEDATIVE.

THE GOVERNOR ORDERED A 14-DAY STAY FOR ANOTHER INMATE WHO WAS ALSO SUPPOSED TO DIE YESTERDAY. Return to index of stories...


MARKET CLOSE-CG


THE DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE CLOSED AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH TODAY.

IT GAINED 45 POINTS TO FINISH AT 16-THOUSAND-580 POINTS.

IT'S THE FIRST TIME THE DOW HAS BEEN IN BLACK THIS YEAR.

THE S-AND-P 500 INCREASED 5 POINTS.

THE NASDAQ ROSE 11 POINTS. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ACRES FIRE FUNDING-ON CAM


NBC 2 JUST UNCOVERED THE PROPOSED RATES FOR THE LEHIGH ACRES FIRE ASSESSMENT.

FOR SOME HOMEOWNERS, THEIR FIRE BILLS COULD DOUBLE.

BUT NBC 2'S TY RUSSELL FOUND OUT VOTERS -- COULD BLOCK THE FEES. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ACRES FIRE FUNDING-PKG


16:33:28-16:33:30

"That's concerning to me, very concerning." KEITH FULLER/ LEHIGH Acres resident

KEITH FULLER'S FIRE AND AMBULANCE SERVICE BILL MAY BE GOING UP.

LAST YEAR, IT WAS 96 DOLLARS.

IF LEHIGH ACRES VOTERS APPROVE A FIRE ASSESSMENT FEE THIS NOVEMBER --

FULLER WILL HAVE TO COUGH UP NEARLY DOUBLE THAT -- 195 BUCKS!!! -- COME 2016.

16:33:37-16:33:44 fuller

"Someone should take consideration of safety first. Some little kid or somebody might choke around here and you have a fire department right here."

FULLER LIVES ABOUT A MINUTE FROM A FIRE STATION.

HE DOESN'T WANT TO SEE IT SHUT DOWN SO HE'S WILLING TO PAY THE PRICE.

FIRE LEADERS SAY THE DEPARTMENT IS GOING BROKE.

16:34:47-16:34:51 no name

"I just think we shouldn't have any extra bills to pay because we are not making the money."

THIS TAXPAYER DISHED OUT 180 DOLLARS FOR FIRE AND EMS.

IF THE NEW NUMBERS ARE SET IN STONE -- SHE'LL BE FORCED TO PAY 240 DOLLARS.

MONEY SHE REALLY DOESN'T HAVE.

16:35:06-16:35:08 no name

"I don't think it should not happen."

JUST YESTERDAY - FIRE LEADERS VOTED FOR RESIDENTS TO PAY 17 CENTS PER SQUARE FOOT.

BUSINESS OWNERS WILL PAY 40 CENTS.

CURRENTLY, A FIRE AND EMS TAX IS COLLECTED BASED ON PROPERTY VALUE.

THIS NEW PROPOSAL IS SOLELY BASED ON THE SQUARE FOOTAGE UNDERNEATH YOUR ROOF.

16:34:14-16:34:17 fuller

"A little more cash won't hurt, for your safety anyway."

THIS PLAN WILL HELP THE FIRE DEPARTMENT REACH ITS 15 MILLION DOLLAR OPERATION BUDGET GOAL.

LEADERS SAY IF VOTERS BLOCK THIS -- LAYOFFS IN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL BEGIN AND STATIONS WILL CLOSE.

IN LEHIGH ACRES. TY RUSSELL. NBC 2 Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ACRES FIRE FUNDING-ONCAM


IF THE FIRE ASSESSMENT PASSES, THEN IT'LL REPLACE THE CURRENT TAXES BEING COLLECTED. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2SHOT


AN LOCAL ARMORED TRUCK COMPANY REALIZED MORE THAN 100 THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF CASH WAS MISSING--

NBC2 IS UNCOVERING WHAT THEY HAD TO DO TO FIND THE MONEY.

PLUS: WE HAVE THE RESULTS OF A NEW STUDY THAT'S REASSURING FOR WOMEN WHO GO TO NAIL SALONS. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) ARMORED TRUCK EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF STEALING-


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TZ1 B) UV NAIL LAMPS-VOTOPS


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAKING CLIP-CLIP


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TOSS TO RICK-OC EAniBx


WITHIN THE PAST THIRTY MINUTES - A JURY WAS SEATED FOR THE TRIAL OF TODD AKERS.

DEPUTIES SAY AKERS KILLED HIS FIANCE'S 2-YEAR-OLD-DAUGHTER BACK IN 2006.

NBC2'S RICK RITTER JUST STEPPED OUT OF THE COURTROOM - HE JOINS US NOW LIVE AND RICK, WHAT WAS THE HOLD UP TODAY? Return to index of stories...


TODD AKERS TRIAL-REM LIVE


THE TRIAL HIT DELAYS DURING JURY SELECTION.

TWO JURORS ADMITTED TO HAVING A CONVERSATION WITH ONE ANOTHER

-BOTH EXPRESSED THEY WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO GIVE A FAIR TRIAL TO TODD AKERS - WHO FACES A MANDATORY LIFE SENTENCE IF CONVICTED Return to index of stories...


TODD AKERS TRIAL-PKG


ONE OF THE OLDEST CASES IN COLLIER COUNTY WAS DELAYED EVEN LONGER WEDNESDAY.

JUDGE JAMES SHENKO WAS CONCERNED THE JURY POOL HEARD A CONVERSATION BETWEEN TWO OF THE JURORS.

ONE MAN SAID HE KNEW THE FAMILIES INVOLVED IN THE TRIAL WHILE ANOTHER SAID HE LABELED AKERS "GUILTY" THE SECOND HE WALKED IN THE COURTROOM.

THIS FORCED THE STATE TO QUESTION THE ENTIRE POOL ONCE AGAIN - AND BRING IN AN ADDITIONAL 20 JURORS.

AFTER NEARLY EIGHT HOURS - A JURY OF 12 WAS FINALLY SEATED.

THE WAITING GAME IS NO STRANGER TO AKERS.

THE 32-YEAR-OLD HAS BEEN IN JAIL SINCE HIS 2006 ARREST.

THAT'S WHEN DEPUTIES SAY HE DROPPED 2-YEAR-OLD ABIGAL BORAN ON HER HEAD- CAUSING INJURIES THAT LATER KILLED HER.

AKERS ADMITTED TO DROPPING THE GIRL IN THE PAST SAYING HE DIDN'T MEAN TO DO IT.

BUT DETECTIVES SAID BORAN'S EXTENSIVE INJURIES SHOWED THERE WAS LONG-TERM ABUSE AND IT WASN'T A "ONE TIME INCIDENT."

LATER - AN AUTOPSY SHOWED SEVERAL SKULL FRACTURES AND BRUISES ON HER ENTIRE BODY. Return to index of stories...


TODD AKERS TRIAL-REM LIVE


-AKERS CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE MURDER AND FACES A MANDATORY SENTENCE OF LIFE IN PRISON IF CONVICTED

-OPENING STATEMENTS WILL BEGIN FIRST THING TOMORROW MORNING

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TOSS TO CHUCK TODD-trx 2 SHOT EAniBx


FORMER GOVERNOR JEB BUSH IS LOSING SUPPORT ACROSS AMERICA.

A NEW NBC NEWS WALL STREET JOURNAL POLL ASKED PEOPLE ABOUT THE REPUBLICAN WHO'S CONSIDERING A PRESIDENTIAL RUN.

NBC NEWS' CHIEF WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT AND POLITICAL DIRECTOR CHUCK TODD JOINS US LIVE TO BREAK DOWN THE NUMBERS.

CHUCK IS THIS REALLY ABOUT JEB BUSH. OR A STATEMENT ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE

ADLIB

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NBCNEWS WSJ POLL-SAT 21 LIVE 2 SS


But the NBC/WSJ poll finds Hillary Clinton to be more popular than Jeb Bush: 48% of all respondents view Clinton positively, while 32% have a negative opinion about her. By comparison, Bush has an overall net-negative favorable/unfavorable rating at 21% positive, 32% negative. Bush's numbers have actually gotten worse over the past year as he's received more '16 attention. And then there's this: Bush's current support among Tea Party Republicans is lower than Rand Paul's support. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ON CAM


AUTHORITIES ARE TRYING TO CATCH A GUY--

SEEN ON CELL PHONE VIDEO SNOOPING AROUND A JACKSONVILLE NEIGHBORHOOD.

WHAT HE'S REALLY IN TROUBLE FOR IS WHAT HE WAS DOING MOMENTS BEFORE THIS.

PLUS: SEE WHAT LED UP TO A VIOLENT ATTACK OUTSIDE A CONVENIENCE STORE. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) JAX BURGLARY ON CAM-VO WIPE


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TZ2 B) OWNER PUNCHES WOULD BE ROBBER-VOTOPS


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ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

MORE STORMS AHEAD

Showers and storms developed across parts of the area Wednesday, with highs climbing into the upper 80s and low 90s. The storms will linger on into the evening hours inland, with temps in the 80s. It will be very humid overnight as the storms diminish, with warm lows in the low 70s.

More storms are on the way for Thursday. We'll again see some sunshine in the morning hours, with showers and storms developing in the early afternoon hours. The best chance for storms will again be along and east of I-75. Highs on Thursday will be in the low 90s.

More moisture moves in on Friday, increasing the rain and storm chances area wide. With more cloud cover in place, highs on Friday will be in the upper 80s.

Our next storm system rolls in on Saturday, bringing plenty of clouds and a good chance of showers and a few storms. Highs to start the weekend will be in the mid 80s.

Less humid and drier air filters in to the area on Sunday. Skies will clear out during the morning, with highs in the mid to upper 80s.

Next week still looks quiet and comfortable, with temps holding in the mid to upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


ARMORED TRUCK EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF STEALING-trx PLA


A MAN WAS ARRESTED ACCUSED OF STEALING MORE THAN 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM AN ARMORED TRUCK BUSINESS WHERE HE WORKED.

IT HAPPENED AT THE DUNBAR AMORED SERVICES LOCATION IN FORT MYERS.

NBC2'S CHRISTINA LUSBY WALKS US DOWN THE MONEY TRAIL THAT LED DEPUTIES TO ALL THE STOLEN CASH. Return to index of stories...


ARMORED TRUCK EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF STEALING-PKG


UNDER SURVEILLANCE 24 HOURS--

ARMORED SERVICES PRIDES ITS BUSINESS ON "TRUSTED SECURITY"--

MANAGERS COUNT EVERY TRIP AND EVERY DIME COMING IN AND OUT OF ITS ARMORED TRUCKS--

THAT'S WHY TUESDAY --

WHEN THE FORT MYERS OPERATIONS MANAGER NOTICED --

A TRUCK ROUTE CAME UP ONE STOP SHORT--

AND $114,000 --EXPECTED TO GO TO THIS BANK OF AMERICA OFF SAN CARLOS BLVD--

WAS GONE.

ACCORDING TO REPORTS --

THE MANAGER BEGAN WATCHING THE EMPLOYEES--

AND NOTICED STRANGE BEHAVIOR FROM ONE OF HIS DRIVERS--

WALTER ELIEN.

REPORTS SHOW HE WAS TAKING EXTRA BAGS FILLED WITH THOUSANDS IN CASH--

AND PLACING THEM ON HIS ROUTE.

THE FBI ALONG WITH LEE AND COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES SERVED A SEARCH WARRANT AT HIM NAPLES APT.

Darren Vincent

Lives in Complex

45:23 we saw a lot of cars i thought it was odd 45:26

REPORTS SHOW THE MISSING $114,000 IN CASH--

WAS INSIDE--

STUFFED IN A DUFFLE BAG IN HIS APARTMENT.

NEIGHBORS WERE DUMB FOUNDED THAT MUCH CASH WAS SITTING INSIDE.

45:44 pause, wow thats intense 45:47

Lizbeth Uriarte

Lives in Complex

47:29 right across the street yes 47:33 46:57 wow, that is serious 46:59 that is scary 47:02

NEIGHBORS SAY THEY SEE NUMEROUS PEOPLE COMING IN AND OUT--

WE TRIED TO SPEAK WITH THIS MAN AND ANOTHER INSIDE--

BUT THEY DIDN'T WANT TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE THOUSANDS IN CASH OR ELIEN'S ARREST.

46:02 thats intense i didn't know people were doing stuff like that around here wow thats intense 46:09

CHRISTINA LUSBY NBC2. Return to index of stories...


ARMORED TRUCK EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF STEALING-ONCAM


WE REACHED OUT TO DUNBAR ARMORED SERVICES ABOUT THE SECURITY BREACH AND THE BANKS STOLEN MONEY.

THEY WOULD NOT RETURN OUR CALLS. Return to index of stories...


JAX BURGLARY ON CAM-trxVOTOPS


AN ALERT NEIGHBOR GOT SOME GOOD EVIDENCE TO HELP CATCH A BURGLAR IN JACKSONVILLE.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS A NEIGHBOR RECORDED THIS CELL PHONE VIDEO AFTER HEARING GLASS BREAK NEXT DOOR.

THE GUY GOT AWAY BUT AT LEAST NOW DEPUTIES HAVE A BETTER IDEA WHO THEY'RE LOOKING FOR. Return to index of stories...


UV NAIL LAMPS-VO


GOOD NEWS FOR WOMAN WHO LIKE THEIR GEL NAILS.

A NEW STUDY SUGGESTS ULTRA VIOLET LAMPS USED TO HARDEN AND DRY NAIL POLISH DO *NOT INCREASE THE RISK OF SKIN CANCER.

RESEARCHERS FOUND HIGHER WATTAGE LIGHTS DID EMIT MORE U-V-A RADIATION, BUT IT WOULD TAKE MANY EXPOSURES TO POSE ANY DANGER, AND THE RISK OF CANCER IS STILL SMALL.

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DIPTHERIA CASE-ONCAM


A LITTLE GIRL IN OHIO HAS A RARE CASE OF DIPTHERIA.

SHE WENT TO THE HOSPITAL WITH WHAT SEEMED LIKE STREP THROAT.

A VACCINE FOR DIPTHERIA CAME OUT IN THE 1920'S AND VIRTUALL WIPED OUT THE ILLNESS.

FEWER THAN FIVE CASES HAVE REPORTED IN THE U-S IN PAST 10 YEARS.

HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT IF THE GIRL WAS FULLY VACCINATED.

DOCTORS DON'T EXPECT IT TO SPREAD. Return to index of stories...


DRUG RESISTANCE-ONCAM


THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION TODAY SAYS ANTIBIOTIC RESITATNT BACTERIA IS WORLD WIDE HEALTH CONCERN.

IT HAS SPREAD TO EVERY PART OF THE GLOBE.

THEY WARN IF NOTHING IS DONE TO STOP IT, MINOR INFECTIONS COULD BE DEADLY IN THE FUTURE. Return to index of stories...


RUSSIA EXPLOSION-trxVOTOPS


A HUGE FIRE BALL ROSE INTO THE NIGHT SKY IN RUSSIA.

IT'S FROM AN EXPLOSION AT A MILITARY WAREHOUSE IN SIBERIA.

AT LEAST TEN PEOPLE DIED.

INVESTIGATORS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT CAUSED THE EXPLOSION. Return to index of stories...


CO POT RAID-VO


A MARIJUANA SHOP IN COLORADO IS BEING LINKED TO MONEY LAUNDERING.

FEDERAL AGENTS RAIDED "VIP CANNABIS" TODAY IN DENVER.

IT'S THE SECOND TIME THEY RAIDED THE BUSINESS.

THE BROTHERS WHO OWN THE MARIJUANA DISPENSARY ARE ACCUSED OF LAUNDERING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM THEIR HOME COUNTRY OF COLOMBIA. Return to index of stories...


MT TEACHER RAPE SENTENCE-VO


THE MONTANA TEACHER WHO GOT OFF EASY AFTER RAPING A STUDENT COULD FINALLY GET THE JUSTICE HE DESERVES.

STACEY RAMBOLD SERVED A MONTH BEHIND BARS FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A 14 YEAR OLD GIRL.

JUDGE G. TODD BAUGH CAUSED A NATIONAL UPROAR AFTER THE LIGHT SENTENCE.

THE JUDGE SUGGESTED THE VICTIM SHARED RESPONSIBILITY BECAUSE SHE HAD SOME CONTROL OVER THE SITUATION.

THE GIRL KILLED HERSELF BEFORE THE TRIAL.

THE MONTANA SUPREME COURT OVERTURNED THE SENTENCE.

A DIFFERENT JUDGE WILL RESENTENCE RAMBOLD. Return to index of stories...


OWNER PUNCHES WOULD BE ROBBER-VO WIPE


WE HAVE WILD VIDEO FROM A CONVENIENCE STORE IN TUCSON, ARIZONA.

WHEN THE OWNER ASKED A "WOULD-BE" ROBBER TO LEAVE--

THEN HE GOT SUCKER PUNCHED.

THE FIGHT WENT OUTSIDE, WHERE THE OWNER KNOCKED THE BAD GUY TO THE GROUND. Return to index of stories...


OWNER PUNCHES WOULD BE ROBBER-SOTVO


"He was comfortable walking in, showing his muscle, like I can do whatever I want. That's basically the message he gave me when he walked in, but I changed his idea when he walked out."

THE SUSPECT WALKED AWAY.

WHEN THEY ASKED THE OWNER ABOUT RETALIATION, HE SAID HE'S NOT WORRIED.

HE HOPES THE SUSPECT, AND OTHERS LIKE HIM, LEARNED A LESSON. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2SHOT


NBC2 IS FOLLOWING UP ON AN ODD DISCOVERY.

SOMEONE FOUND SEVERAL DEAD CHICKS AT A LOCAL POST OFFICE.

TODAY WE ASKED AROUND TO TRY TO FIGURE OUT HOW THIS COULD HAPPEN. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) DEAD CHICKS IN THE MAIL-VO WIPE


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AHEAD AT 6-BANNER


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A)-TBA


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DEAD CHICKS IN THE MAIL-2SHOT


NBC2 IS LEARNING ABOUT AN UNUSUAL ANIMAL DEATH IN COLLIER COUNTY.

SEVERAL CHICKS DIED FRIDAY WHILE BEING SHIPPED TO A NAPLES POST OFFICE.

ACCORDING TO THE POSTAL SERVICE-THE CHICKS WERE MAILED FROM MINNESOTA AND WERE ON THEIR WAY TO A TRACTOR SUPPLY COMPANY IN NAPLES.

NBC-2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS UNCOVERED IT'S ALL LEGAL-AND NOT THAT UNCOMMON. Return to index of stories...


DEAD CHICKS IN THE MAIL-PKG


---NAT CHICKENS----

AT FRED DIETRICH'S HOME IN NAPLES---

CHICKENS ARE PART OF THE FAMILY.

Nat I probably have about 70 hens and xx chicks

Nat him with chickens

DIETRICH RAISES CHICKENS.

HE STARTED LAST YEAR-

WHEN HE ORDERED HIS FIRST CHICKS-BY MAIL.

Fred Dietrich/Raises Chickens

:04

a box of 60 can be in a small box

IT'S SURPRISING-

BUT LEGAL.

AND DIETRICH SAYS IT'S ALSO CONVENIENT.

Fred Dietrich/Raises Chickens

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the chicks were very healthy and very strong. it was nothing bad

BUT THAT WAS NOT THE CASE FRIDAY.

THE POSTAL SERVICE TELLS NBC-2 SEVERAL CHICKS DIED WHILE BEING SHIPPED FROM MINNESOTA TO THE TRACTOR SUPPLY COMPANY IN NAPLES.

THE COMPANY SAYS IT'S NOT CLEAR WHAT WENT WRONG--

BUT ASSURE NBC-2 - SHIPPING CHICKS BY MAIL - IS SAFE.

PHONER

Andrew Heltsley

Marketing Manager, Tractor Supply Co.

:07

Thousands and thousands are shipped from these hatcheries every year and they have an extremely low mortality rate

STAND UP

Christy Andrews

:08

When the chicks are shipped-they are about half the size of this one. I'm told when they are that small they can go without food or water for up to 72 hours.

PHONER

Andrew Heltsley

Marketing Manager, Tractor Supply Co.

:10

That provides a window that they can be hatched and shipped without fear of dehyrating or starving hem

ACCORDING TO THE POSTAL SERVICE - CHICKCS SHOULD BE MAILED OVERNIGHT-THROUGH PRIORITY EXPRESS.

OFFICIALS TELL NBC-2-FRIDAY'S PACKAGE-WAS MAILED PRIORITY SERVICE-A TWO TO THREE DAY DELIVERY.

A SPOKESPERSON FOR PETA-SAYS IT COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED.

PHONER

Kristin Simon

PETA

:08

the bottom line is that animals simply dont belong in the mail

These animals deserve so much better than to be shipped around like postcards in the mail.

THE POSTAL SERVICE SAYS THEY WILL WORK WITH THE SENDER TO RESOLVE FRIDAY'S PROBLEM.

TO AVOID ANY SHIPPING ISSUES IN THE FUTURE.

IN NAPLES CHRISTY ANDREWS NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


HLA cape officer arrested-trxOC


JUST AHEAD AT SIX O'CLOCK - MORE ON THE BREAKING NEWS. A CAPE CORAL OFFICER ARRESTED.

ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH AN UNDERAGE GIRL SEVERAL TIMES.

WAIT UNTIL YOU HEAR WHO TURNED HIM IN. Return to index of stories...


HLB flooding in pensacola-trxVOtops


PLUS - NBC-2 IS LIVE IN PENSACOLA WHERE ARE DEALING WITH HISTORIC FLOODING. Return to index of stories...


HLC 3 yo molested-trxSSTOPS


AND A STORY THAT WILL TURN YOUR STOMACH.

A FORT MYERS MOTHER SAYS SHE CAUGHT THE MAN FIXING HER CAR, PERFORMING SEX ACTS ON HER THREE YEAR OLD DAUGHTER. Return to index of stories...