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DIRECTOR PAGE FORECAST-WXWALL
H)2 ROBBED AT GUNPOINT-HLTRX-SOTVO SEMI TRUCK STOLEN-OTS-VO-OTS
BALTIMORE STREET COLLAPSE-TRX-NATSTOPSVO BIZARRE BREAK IN-VOTOPS-SS
H)3 MISSING CAPE CORAL WOMAN-HLTRX-VOTOPS WALKER FUNERAL-VO
SHOW OPEN-CLIP WALKER FUNERAL-SOTVO
MISSING CAPE CORAL WOMAN-OC-SS-OC FILMED HIT AND RUN CRASHES-OC-VO
MISSING CAPE CORAL WOMAN-TC MON STUDENTS ARRESTED FOR PRANK-OC-SOTVO
MISSING CAPE CORAL WOMAN-TRX-PKG MICHELLE KNIGHT-OTS-SOT-OTS
MISSING CAPE CORAL WOMAN-TC MON QUICK CELL PHONE CHARGE-OC-VO
ROBBED AT GUNPOINT-OTS KY DERBY JOCKY SILKS-OC-VO
ROBBED AT GUNPOINT-PKG REPORTER ASKED ON DATE-OC-SOTVO
CAPE COP ARRESTED-OTS SPORTS TEASE-3SH-VO
CAPE COP ARRESTED-CAM-99 SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
CAPE COP ARRESTED-TRX-PKG SPORTS
CAPE COP ARRESTED-CAM-99 PACERS HAWKS-VO OFF TOP
MN BOMB PLOT-VO JACK RAMSAY FUNERAL-ON CAM
MN BOMB PLOT-SOTVO JACK RAMSAY FUNERAL-VOTOPS
LA NAACP-TRX-Oc-SS JACK RAMSAY FUNERAL-SOT
TODD AKERS TRIAL-OTS-VO FGCU AT XAVIER-VOTOPS
STAND YOUR GROUND-OTS SYMETRA TOUR-ON CAM
TUITION BILL UPDATE-VOTOPS SYMETRA TOUR-CG-VOBOX
ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE BILL-OC-VO SYMETRA TOUR-SOT
TEASE ONE-ONCAM SYMETRA TOUR-ON CAM TAG
TZ1 A QUICK CELL PHONE CHARGE-VO-WIPE CHRIS JOHNSON-ON CAM
TZ1 B PET GATORS TURNED OVER-VOTOPS DODGERS TWINS-VOTOPS
FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-STC RAYS RED SOX-VOTOPS
PRISON EXPLOSION AND FLOODING-TRX-VO PORT CHARLOTTE ESTERO-VOTOPS
PRISON EXPLOSION AND FLOODING-SOTVO HS BASEBALL SCORE-CGTOPS
BALTIMORE FLOODING-VOTOPS NORTH FM SIGNING-NATSVO
AARON HERNANDEZ-TRX-VOTOPS MARINER SIGNING-VOTOPS
PET GATORS TURNED OVER-OC-VO SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM
TEASE TWO-ONCAM JIMMY FALLON-SOTTOPS
TZ2 A REPORTER ASKED ON DATE-SOTVO RED CROSS FUNDRAISER-VOTOPS
TZ2 B FILMED HIT AND RUN CRASHES-VOTOPS FINAL FORECAST-WXGRX
FIRST ALERT OPEN-CLIP CLOSE SHOW-4SHOT


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H)2 ROBBED AT GUNPOINT-HLTRX-SOTVO


:44:25 the guy already had the gun to my face. Like the barrel was

right in my eye.:05

ROBBED AT GUN POINT, RIGHT IN FRONT OF HIS OWN HOUSE.

AND YOU WON'T BELIEVE HOW LITTLE, THE ROBBER GOT AWAY WITH. Return to index of stories...


BALTIMORE STREET COLLAPSE-TRX-NATSTOPSVO


nats of screaming

AND NEW MUST SEE VIDEO --

AFTER A SIDEWALK COLLAPSED --

TAKING MORE THAN HALF A DOZEN CARS WITH IT. Return to index of stories...


H)3 MISSING CAPE CORAL WOMAN-HLTRX-VOTOPS


A CAPE CORAL MOTHER - VANISHES - NO ONE HAS SEEN HER IN DAYS.

SO WHAT HAPPENED?

TONIGHT AT 11 - NEW DETAILS ON WHO SHE IS - HOW YOU CAN HELP FIND HER. Return to index of stories...


SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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MISSING CAPE CORAL WOMAN-OC-SS-OC


A CAPE CORAL MOTHER VANISHED THREE DAYS AGO AND THE MYSTERY IS TURNING INTO A PANIC.

DETECTIVES SAY JOYCE MURPHY TOOK A CAB LATE MONDAY NIGHT TO A DAIRY QUEEN -- AND NO ONE HAS SEEN OR HEARD FROM HER SINCE.

NBC 2'S TY RUSSELL IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO WITH DETAILS ON THE SEARCH. Return to index of stories...


MISSING CAPE CORAL WOMAN-TC MON


NEIGHBORS TELL ME THERE WAS A SEARCH BY AIR AND ON THE GROUND JOYCE MURPHY.

BUT THIER SEARCH HAS COME UP EMPTY SO FAR.

TONIGHT--LOVED ONES AND NEIGHBORS ARE FRUSTRATED -- AND JUST WANT TO SEE HER AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


MISSING CAPE CORAL WOMAN-TRX-PKG


JOYCE MURPHY IS ALL SMILES.

AND THAT'S HOW HER NEIGHBORS KNOW HER.

16:40:56-16:41:00

"Well Joyce is very sweet. Very quiet lady. Very pretty."

DOTTI OCONNOR LIVES NEXT DOOR TO MURPHY.

16:41:13-16:41:18

"She did come and spend some time with us one evening and I can't

believe she is missing."

MURPHY LIVES ALONE IN THIS SOUTHEAST CAPE CORAL HOME NEAR VETERANS

MEMORIAL PARKWAY AND DEL PRADO BOULEVARD.

SHE'S NEW TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

16:41:31-16:41:34

"I havnt heard anything. Of course we have the windows closed."

PEOPLE IN THE AREA ARE BAFFLED.

HER EX HUSBAND TOLD POLICE -- RELATIVES HAVE NOT SEEN HER SINCE SUNDAY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY SHE HOPPED IN A CAB MONDAY AFTERNOON AND TOOK IT TO DAIRY QUEEN

IN SAINT JAMES CITY.

AND THEN DISAPPEARED.

16:46:27-16:46:32

"I heard the helicopter going around this area."

ANN WELLS SAYS SHE'S NEVER NOTICED ANYTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY WHEN IT COMES TO HER QUIET NEIGHBOR.

16:46:15-16:46:23

"I'm retired and I go in and out a lot. But no, I've never seen anyone

going at that house back and forth." Return to index of stories...


MISSING CAPE CORAL WOMAN-TC MON


LOVED ONES TELL NBC 2 THEY ARE TOO DISTRAUGHT TO TALK ON CAMERA BUT THEY WANT MURPHY BACK HOME.

IF YOU'VE SEEN HER YOU'RE ASKED TO CALL POLICE.

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ROBBED AT GUNPOINT-OTS


A FORT MYERS MAN- ROBBED AT GUNPOINT, the suspect - GETS AWAY WITH NEXT TO NOTHING - AND IT ALL HAPPENED - RIGHT IN FRONT OF the victim's HOME.

WE DID SOME CHECKING AND FOUND THIS IS JUST THE LATEST IN A STRING OF ROBBERIES IN LEE COUNTY.

TONIGHT, NBC2'S HOLLIE HOJEK SPOKE WITH THE VICTIM, WHO SAYS THE BARREL OF THE GUN WAS TOUCHING HIS FACE - AS THE ROBBER DEMANDED HE EMPTY HIS POCKETS. Return to index of stories...


ROBBED AT GUNPOINT-PKG


IT WAS DARK.

JUST BEFORE 11 WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

DANIEL VEGA WAS RIDING HIS BIKE DOWN GRACE AVENUE- JUST ABOUT TO WHEEL

INTO THE DRIVEWAY WHEN HE HEARS SOMEONE-BEHIND HIM YELL-

Daniel Vega, Robbed at gunpoint

:43:38 give me your money! give me your money! give me your money! he

must have said it three times.

:03

VEGA SAYS HE PEDALED A LITTLE FURTHER THEN STOPPED.

:50:04 as soon as I turn around like this to see who it was- the gun

was right there in my face-

VEGA SAYS ALL HE COULD THINK ABOUT WAS HIS LITTLE BROTHER WITH DOWN

SYNDROME SLEEPING JUST FEET AWAY INSIDE THE HOUSE.

:44:43 I didnt want him to come in here with a gun!

VEGA SAYS HE THREW OFF HIS BACK PACK.

:50:21 i put my bike down

VEGA SAYS THEN-WITH THE GUN TOUCHING HIS FACE- HE REACHED IN HIS

POCKET AND PULLED OUT ALL HE HAD--

SIX BUCKS.

:45:02 he asked if me if I had anything else. I went like this I had change. And he demanded- give me your change too!

THIS IS THE THIRD ARMED ROBBERY IN TWO DAYS.

TWO TIMES- THE SUSPECTS THREATENED THE VICTIMS AT GUN POINT.

ON WEDNESDAY - A WOMAN WAS ROBBED IN HER CAR IN ESTERO

THE OTHER- TWO WOMAN WERE ROBBED AT GUNPOINT IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

THIS LATEST ROBBERY---JUST A BLOCK DOWN FROM FORT MYERS MIDDLE SCHOOL.

:54:48 feeling like somebody at anytime- with a gun and shoot you is

kind of scary.

:05

VEGA SAID IT WAS DARK AND HAPPENED SO FAST- HE COULDN'T GET A GOOD

LOOK AT THE GUY BEFORE HE TOOK OFF.

:46:42 yo God! thank you for not letting him shoot me

in front of my house.:03

SO FAR NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE.

IN FORT MYERS HH NBC2. Return to index of stories...


CAPE COP ARRESTED-OTS


NEW REVEALING DETAILS ABOUT A CAPE CORAL POLICE OFFICER ACCUSED OF HAVING A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL.

NBC2'S ALEX DE ARMAS GOT HER HANDS ON THE ARREST WARRANT FOR CASEY ORTIZ.

ALEX. Return to index of stories...


CAPE COP ARRESTED-CAM-99


THIS IS ORTIZ'S ARREST WARRANT.

IN IT--- THE 16 YEAR'S STORY ABOUT HOW ORTIZ WOULD PICK HER UP IN HIS POLICE CAR AND TAKE HER TO HIS CAPE CORAL HOUSE TO HAVE SEX.

TONIGHT--- NBC2 UNCOVERS WHAT ORTIZ ADMITTED TOO. Return to index of stories...


CAPE COP ARRESTED-TRX-PKG


Nat sound: "Surrender all weapons if you have any."

INVESTIGATORS SAY THIS CAPE CORAL OFFICER -- PICKED UP A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL AT LEAST THREE TIMES -- TWICE TO HAVE SEX.

NAT SOUND:" thank you"

ON THE SAME DAY CASEY ORTIZ WENT BEFORE A JUDGE -- NBC2 UNCOVERED WHAT INVESTIGATORS SAY HAPPENED BETWEEN THE 34 YEAR OLD AND THE TEEN.

INVESTIGATORS SAY ORTIZ RESPONDED TO A CALL AT THE GIRLS HOUSE BACK IN SEPTEMBER--- AFTER SHE HAD A DISPUTE WITH HER PARENTS.

THAT'S WHEN ORTIZ ALLEGEDLY GAVE THE GIRL HIS PERSONAL CELL PHONE NUMBER.

NAT SOUND: "texing"

THE GIRL SAYS SHE AND ORTIZ WOULD TALK THROUGH TEXT AND AN APP CALLED "KIK."

A WEEK LATER --- SHE SAYS ORTIZ ASKED HER TO RIDE ALONG IN HIS POLICE CAR AND THEN TOOK HER TO HIS CAPE CORAL HOME.

NAT SOUND: "car"

A MONTH LATER- SHE SAYS HE THEN PICKED HER UP AGAIN-AND TOOK HER TO HIS HOUSE A SECOND TIME.

THAT'S WHEN THEY HAD SEX AFTER INVESTIGATORS SAY QUOTE, 'THE OFFICER THEN PULLED PANTS OFF BUT SHE TRIED TO RESIST THIS."

SHE THEN SAYS SHE CALLED ORTIZ FOR ANOTHER RIDE ALONG.

THE DEPARTMENT SAYS NO PAPERWORK WAS EVER FILED FOR A RIDE ALONG.

Joseph Viacava, Ortiz's Defense Attorney

19:45-19:55 "it's going to be very interesting to see if the state attorneys office is going to have the witnesses to support this or if it's just this young lady's creative mind alleging this. "

ORTIZ'S ATTORNEY SAT DOWN WITH NBC2-HE SAYS ORTIZ CONTACTED HIM MONTHS AGO.

Joseph Viacava, Ortiz's Defense Attorney

22:14-22:18

" that he turned himself in is voluntary. He never ran for no reason. "

NAT SOUND: "document"

IN THIS ARREST WARRANT-ORTIZ ADMITTED HE PICKED UP THE MINOR IN HIS POLICE CAR.

WHILE INVESTIGATORS SAY QUOTE,:

"Ortiz was adamant he did not have sex with but did admit that he was wrong to take her in his car."

LARRY HOSKINS RECEIVED HELP FROM ORTIZ BACK IN JANUARY -- AND SAYS HE SEEMED LIKE A MODEL POLICE OFFICER.

Larry Hoskins, Cape Coral

"Nothing good will come out of this I'm afraid even if he's exonerated

and everything is found completely innocent of any charges the

community will still have a very bad feeling about it" Return to index of stories...


CAPE COP ARRESTED-CAM-99


NBC 2 ALSO DISCOVERED THE GIRL SAYS ORTIZ NEVER GAVE HER HIS NAME AND TOLD HER NOT TO TELL ANYONE THEY WERE INVOLVED.

SHE IDENTIFIED ORTIZ WHEN INVESTIGATORS SHOWED HER PICTURES OF DIFFERENT OFFICERS.

ORTIZ IS ON UNPAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE

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MN BOMB PLOT-VO


RIGHT NOW WE'RE GETTING TO THE BOTTOM OF WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN A MASS KILLING IN MINNESOTA.

THIS STORY MAKING NATIONAL HEADLINES 0 POLICE IN WASECA , MINNESOTA BELIEVE THEY'VE THWARTED A PLANNED SCHOOL MASSACRE.

THEY SAY A 17-YEAR-OLD PLOTTED TO SHOOT AND KILL HIS FAMILY MEMBERS AND SET OFF BOMBS TO KILL STUDENTS.

THE DETAILS OF THE ATTACK WERE APPARENTLY WRITTEN DOWN IN A NOTEBOOK.

POLICE ARRESTED THE TEEN AT A STORAGE FACILITY, WHERE OFFICERS MADE A STARTLING FIND. Return to index of stories...


MN BOMB PLOT-SOTVO


Officers observed materials in the storage locker which were consistent with bomb making including a pressure cooker, pyrotechnic chemicals, steel ball bearings and gun powder.

POLICE ALSO RECOVERED FIREARMS, AMMUNITION AND BOMBS FROM THE TEEN'S HOME.

THE INVESTIGATION BEGAN IN MARCH, WHEN POLICE FOUND SEVERAL EXPLOSIVE DEVICES AT AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


LA NAACP-TRX-Oc-SS


NBC2 ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS-

WE'VE LEARNED THE PRESIDENT OF THE LOS ANGELES CHAPTER OF THE N DOUBLE A C-P HAS RESIGNED.

THIS AFTER SCRUTINY OVER HIS DECISION TO GIVE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS OWNER DONALD STERLING AN AWARD FOR PROMOTING CIVIL RIGHTS.

LEON JENKINS RESCINDED THE OFFER THIS WEEK AFTER A RECORDING SURFACED ON WHICH STERLING MADE DISPARAGING COMMENTS ABOUT BLACKS. Return to index of stories...


TODD AKERS TRIAL-OTS-VO


TOMORROW IS DAY TWO OF THE TODD AKERS TRIAL- AND IT'S GOING TO BE A BIG ONE.

THE STATE WILL CALL THREE MORE WITNESSES TO THE STAND.

AKERS IS THE EAST NAPLES MAN ACCUSED OF MURDERING HIS GIRLFRIEND'S DAUGHTER.

TODAY IN COURT THEY PLAYED THE CHILLING 9-1-1 CALL WHERE YOU COULD HEAR THE GIRL SCREAMING IN THE BACKGROUND.

AKERS CLAIMED SHE WAS INJURED AFTER FALLING OFF HER BED.

COUNT ON N-B-C 2 TO BE AT THE TRIAL- AND TO BRING YOU THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


STAND YOUR GROUND-OTS


THE FLORIDA LAWMAKING SESSION IS EXPECTED TO WRAP UP TOMORROW.

AND WITH THAT CAME A BIG PUSH TODAY ON SOME HIGH PROFILE BILLS.

ONE BIG ONE DECISION - TODAY THE STATE SENATE *REJECTED A BILL, THAT PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE "STAND YOUR GROUND" LAW.

C ITING SEVERAL SHOOTINGS INCLUDING THE TRAYVON MARTIN CASE, THE CHANGES WOULD HAVE PREVENTED PEOPLE WHO START AN ALTERCATION OR SEEK REVENGE FROM USING IT AS A DEFENSE. Return to index of stories...


TUITION BILL UPDATE-VOTOPS


ALSO TODAY- THE FLORIDA SENATE PASSED A BILL THAT LOOKED ALL BUT DEAD A FEW WEEKS AGO.

THIS BILL WOULD GRANT SOME UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS IN-STATE TUITION WHEN THEY ATTEND COLLEGE IN FLORIDA.

THE HOUSE WILL NOW VOTE ON IT. Return to index of stories...


ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE BILL-OC-VO


AND THERE WAS TALK OF A ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE IN TALLAHASSEE TODAY -

STATE SENATOR DWIGHT BULLARD.REPRESENTS PARTS OF HENDRY AND COLLIER COUNTIES.

HE'S UNHAPPY WITH A BILL THAT WOULD OF ALLOWED PEOPLE TO CARRY CONCEALED WEAPONS WITHOUT A PERMIT DURING AN EMERGENCY.

HE SAYS THE LAW GOES TOO FAR.

SO- IN A TONGUE -IN-CHEEK WAY, HE'S TRYING TO CALL THE PROPOSED LAW, AN "ACT RELATING TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE."

THE BILL HAS STALLED. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-ONCAM


HOW'D YOU LIKE TO BE ABLE TO CHARGE YOUR PHONE IN 30 SECONDS?

WE'LL TELL YOU ABOUT THE NEW INVENTION.AND WHEN YOU'LL BE ABLE TO BUY IT.

PLUS, WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT HAPPENED TO 2 GATORS, A FLORIDA MAN HAS BEEN KEEPING IN HIS YARD FOR 2 DECADES. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A QUICK CELL PHONE CHARGE-VO-WIPE


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TZ1 B PET GATORS TURNED OVER-VOTOPS


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-STC


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PRISON EXPLOSION AND FLOODING-TRX-VO


N-B-C-2 STILL WORKING TONIGHT TO UNCOVER NEW DETAILS ABOUT A MASSIVE EXPLOSION THAT DESTROYED A JAIL IN PENSACOLA.

WE KNOW TWO INMATES DIED AND 184 INMATES AND STAFF WERE SENT TO THE HOSPITAL.

N-B-C TWO HAD A CREW IN PENSACOLA COVERING THE HISTORIC FLOODING AND THEY WERE THE FIRST NEWS CREW TO REPORT FROM THE JAIL AFTER THE EXPLOSION.

INVESTIGATORS THINK NATURAL GAS WAS LEAKING. Return to index of stories...


PRISON EXPLOSION AND FLOODING-SOTVO


"it's clear that this is a significant and or horrific event that has occurred here at this facility."

INVESTIGATORS THINK THE RECENT FLOODING LIKELY STARTED THE GAS LEAK.

INMATES WHO AREN'T IN THE HOSPITAL ARE NOW IN NEARBY JAILS. Return to index of stories...


BALTIMORE FLOODING-VOTOPS


INCREDIBLE VIDEO OUT OF BALITIMORE TONIGHT--

HEAVY RAINS CAUSED THIS ROAD TO COLLAPSE, SWALLOWING CARS, AND SWEEPING DEBRIS OVER THIS CRUCIAL EAST COAST RAIL LINE.

PEOPLE LIVING ON THE BLOCK COULD BE KEPT OUT OF THEIR HOMES FOR THE NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


AARON HERNANDEZ-TRX-VOTOPS


TONIGHT WE'RE LEARNING FORMER NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS AARON HERNANDEZ IS IN A LOT MORE TROUBLE WITH THE LAW.

THE FORMER TIGHT END WAS JUST INDICTED BY A GRAND JURY ON CHARGES OF ASSAULT AND BATTERY AFTER A FIGHT WITH AN INMATE BACK IN FEBRUARY.

HE WAS ALSO INDICTED FOR MAKING A THREAT AGAINST A JAIL GUARD IN NOVEMBER OF LAST YEAR.

HE'S CURRENTLY BEING HELD ON A MURDER CHARGE. Return to index of stories...


PET GATORS TURNED OVER-OC-VO


VIDEO YOU HAVE TO SEE.

A DAYTONA BEACH MAN RAISED TWO GATORS SINCE THEY WERE HATCHLINGS.

BUT AS YOU CAN SEE- THEY'VE GROWN UP.

LARRY MILLER NOW INSISTS THEY'RE JUST TOO MUCH TO HANDLE NOW SO HE TURNED THEM OVER TO GATORLAND IN ORLANDO.

THIS IS VIDEO OF THE GATORLAND WORKERS TRYING TO TAKE THEM AWAY.

BOTH ANIMALS ARE AROUND SEVEN FEET IN LENGTH. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ONCAM


PETER AD LIBS QUESTION TO HEATHER.

AFTER QUICK CHAT.I'LL MAKE ROLL CUE OBVIOUS.

SO WHAT DID SHE SAY.STICK AROUND TO FIND OUT.

AND THIS IS A CRAZY STORY OUT OF CENTRAL FLORIDA.

A TEENAGED DRIVER WENT ON A DEMOLITION DERBY.AND ONLY GOT CAUGHT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING HE DID AFTER GETTING OUT OF THE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A REPORTER ASKED ON DATE-SOTVO


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TZ2 B FILMED HIT AND RUN CRASHES-VOTOPS


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FIRST ALERT OPEN-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.

RAIN AND STORM CHANCES INCREASE

It was another hot and humid Thursday across Southwest Florida, with highs again climbing into the low 90s. Scattered showers and storms again developed inland, and this activity will slowly diminish this evening. Expect another muggy overnight, with lows in the low 70s.

Rain and storm chances continue into Friday. More cloud cover is expected, with the best chance for rain in inland areas. Highs on Friday will be in the upper 80s.

Our next storm system rolls in on Saturday. Expect plenty of cloud cover as well as a good chance for showers and possibly a few storms in the area. Highs on Saturday will be in the mid 80s.

The system exits on Sunday, with gradual clearing occurring and sunshine expected by afternoon. Drier and less humid air will also filter in, with highs expected to be in the mid to upper 80s.

Quiet weather is expected for most of next week, with plenty of sun and highs Monday & Tuesday climbing into the upper 80s.

The humid air slowly returns midweek, with a slight rain chance by next Thursday. Return to index of stories...


SEMI TRUCK STOLEN-OTS-VO-OTS


POLICE ARE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR 20 THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF PLASTIC BAGS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY A SEMI WAS TAKEN FROM A PILOT TRUCK STOP IN FORT MYERS.

THE TRUCK WAS LATER FOUND NEAR MIAMI.

THE DRIVER'S WINDOW WAS BROKEN AND WHOEVER STOLE IT USED A FREIGHTLINER KEY TO DRIVE IT.

THE 20-THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF CARGO IS STILL MISSING.

JUST LAST MONTH A TRUCK WAS TAKEN FROM A 7-11 PARKING LOT WITH 180-THOUSAND EGGS ON BOARD.

THE TRUCK WAS RECOVERED BUT THE CARGO was never FOUND. Return to index of stories...


BIZARRE BREAK IN-VOTOPS-SS


A FORT MYERS MAN IS CHARGED WITH A BIZARRE BREAK-IN AT THE ROYAL HARBOR COMMUNITY.

NAPLES POLICE SAY

FRANK STRATMAN WAS CAUGHT USING A TOILET IN A HOME UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

STRATMAN RAN, BUT HE DIDN'T GET FAR.

JAIL OFFICIALS SAY AFTER THE ARREST, THEY FOUND, 10 COUNTERFEIT 20 -DOLLAR BILLS ON STRATMAN. Return to index of stories...


WALKER FUNERAL-VO


N-B-C-2 CONTINUES TO PRESS FOR ANSWERS AFTER AN INMATE DIED AT THE CHARLOTTE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION.

TODAY THAT INMATE, MATTHEW WALKER, WAS LAID TO REST.

SOURCES TELL US, A GROUP OF CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS BEAT WALKER TO DEATH IN HIS CELL WHILE HE WAS IN HANDCUFFS.

SOURCES SAY IT ALL STYARTED WHEN HE WOULDN'T PUT AWAY PERSONAL ITEMS IN HIS CELL.

WALKER'S FAMILY SAYS THEY'RE OUTRAGED THAT THREE WEEKS LATER, NO ONE IS TELLING THEM A THING. Return to index of stories...


WALKER FUNERAL-SOTVO


Tina Walker, Walker's sister-in-law "To have that happen and nobody reach out to say we're sorry, we're going to look into it, here's our number you can call us when we get information. it's nothing."

THE DEPARTEMENT OF CORRECTIONS IS REMANING TIGHT LIPED- SAYING IT'S BEING TOLD NOT TO COMMENT ABOUT THE CASE.

COUNT ON N-B-C-2 TO CONTINUE PUSHING FOR ANSWERS FROM THE STATE. Return to index of stories...


FILMED HIT AND RUN CRASHES-OC-VO


POLICE IN NEW SMYRNA BEACH - GET THEIR MAN - AFTER THE CRIME'S POSTED ONLINE.

IT'S BELIEVES YOUTUBE VIDEO - DOCUMENTS A TEEN'S WILD RIDE THIS WEEK.

THE DRIVER RUNS RED LIGHTS, WEAVES IN AND OUT OF TRAFFIC.

POLICE BELIEVE 18-YEAR-OLD ROBERT KELLY WAS THAT HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER, ON THE VIDEO - WHO LEFT A CRASH SCENE AND CAUSED ANOTHER CRASH, IN WHICH HE WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED.

HE HAD TO BE CUT FROM HIS VEHICLE - AND RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL.

3 OTHERS WERE INJURED.

KELLEY SUPPOSEDLY ADMITTED TO POSTING THE VIDEO.

NO ARREST YET - THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING. Return to index of stories...


STUDENTS ARRESTED FOR PRANK-OC-SOTVO


A HIGH SCHOOL PRANK GONE WRONG.

62 NEW JERSEY SENIORS WERE ARRESTED - ALL OF THEM ACCUSED OF TRASHING THEIR SCHOOL.

Numerous desks chairs were dragged into hallways, there was urine all over. the grease applied to the doors, there was a large amount of it.

OFFICERS RESPONDED AFTER A BURGLAR ALARM WENT OFF OVERNIGHT.

CUSTODIANS SUCCESSFULLY SCRAMBLED TO CLEAN EVERYTHING UP - CLASSES STARTED ON TIME. Return to index of stories...


MICHELLE KNIGHT-OTS-SOT-OTS


HER TRAGIC STORY SHOCKED THE COUNTRY.

MICHELLE KNIGHT WAS KIDNAPPED AND ENDURED 10 YEARS AS A MAN'S SLAVE BEFORE FINALLY ESCAPING WITH TWO OTHER GIRLS.

NOW- ONE YEAR LATER SHE'S SITTING DOWN WITH SAVANNAH GUTHRIE TO DETAIL HER MIRACULOUS ESCAPE-

AND HOW HER CAPTOR HID THE GIRLS WHEN VISITORS CAME OVER.

SAVANNAH GUTHRIE

When people would come to the house, you girls would be up here?

MICHELLE KNIGHT:

Yes. And he would take speakers, chairs, couch, seats, whatever, put it right there. And he'll block from anyone, like, getting up the stairs at all.

SAVANNAH GUTHRIE:

And no one said, Hey, that's strange. Why do you have it like that?

MICHELLE KNIGHT:

Yeah, don't understand why.

SAVANNAH'S INTERVIEW WITH MICHELLE KNIGHT AIRS TOMORROW ON TODAY-

THEN ON DATELINE SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


QUICK CELL PHONE CHARGE-OC-VO


IF YOU'VE GOT A SMART PHONE- THEN YOU KNOW HOW MUCH OF A PAIN IT IS- HAVING TO CONSTANTLY HOOK IT UP TO A CHARGER AND LEAVE IT.

BUT ALL THAT COULD SOON CHANGE.

AN ISRAELI COMPANY HAS JUST DEVELOPED A BATTERY STRONG ENOUGH TO CHARGE A CELL PHONE IN 30 SECONDS - BUT DON'T EXPECT TO SEE IT ON STORE SHELVES ANY TIME SOON.

IT TOOK MORE THAN A DECADE OF RESEARCH - AND WE'VE LEARNED IT'S GOING TO BE AT LEAST TWO MORE YEARS BEFORE IT'S READY TO MARKET. Return to index of stories...


KY DERBY JOCKY SILKS-OC-VO


IF YOU PLAN ON WATCHING THE KENTUCKY DERBY THIS WEEKEND-

THEN YOU'RE GOING TO SEE FOUR JOCKEYS WEARING SOMETHING THAT'S NEVER BEEN USED BEFORE IN A RACE.

IT'S NEW CUSTOM GEAR CALLED SPEED SILKS.

IT'S A HEAD-TO-TOE, FORM FITTING, JOCKEY UNIFORM MADE OUT OF A SPECIAL FABRIC THAT'S TEXTURED TO REDUCE DRAG.

IT'S MADE IN TEXAS BY A MAN WHO COULDN'T BELIEVE THE LOOSE FITTED CLOTHES JOCKEYS WERE WEARING.

YOU CAN CATCH THE KENTUCKY DERBY THIS SATURDAY RIGHT HERE ON N-B-C-2. Return to index of stories...


REPORTER ASKED ON DATE-OC-SOTVO


TALK ABOUT AN AWKWARD MOMENT.

A REPORTER COVERING A HUGE WILDFIRE BURNING EAST OF LOS ANGELES IS SUDDENLY ASKED THIS - WHILE SHE'S LIVE ON AIR.

TAKE A LOOK.

TO TOP IT OFF, IT'S UNCLEAR WHETHER THE SHIRTLESS CASANOVA EVEN LIVES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

HE TOLD THE REPORTER HE LIVED UP THE STREET AND JUST WALKED OVER TO "CHECK OUT THE FIRE." Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TEASE-3SH-VO


TALKING ABOUT THE DERBY. HOPPORTUNITY. HAS A SORE LEFT FRONT FOOT. SO IT'S TRAINER.BOB BAFFERT. SCRATCHED THE HORSE.

INSTANT REPLAY.DID NOT WORK FOR THE RED SOX THIS AFTERNOON. CAN'T YOU TELL!!! Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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PACERS HAWKS-VO OFF TOP


THE EASTERN CONFERENCE'S TOP SEED IN THE PLAYOFFS.THE INDIANA PACERS.HAVE FORCED A 7-TH AND DECIDING GAME IN THEIR FIRST ROUND SERIES WITH THE ATLANTA HAWKS.

95 TO 88 THE FINAL. GAME 7 ON SATURDAY. Return to index of stories...


JACK RAMSAY FUNERAL-ON CAM


DOCTOR JACK RAMSAY'S LAST COACHING JOB IN THE NBA WAS IN THE MID TO LATE 1980'S WITH THE PACERS.

TODAY.THE HALL OF FAME BASKETBALL COACHED WAS LAID TO REST IN NAPLES. Return to index of stories...


JACK RAMSAY FUNERAL-VOTOPS


IT WAS A WHOSE WHO OF THE BASKETBALL WORLD THAT MADE IT'S WAY TO NAPLES AND SAINT JOHN THE EVANGELIST TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF HALL OF FAME COACH.

OUR NEWS PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS CAUGHT THESE IMAGES.AND SPOKE TO FELLOW HALL OF FAMER BOB MCADOO. Return to index of stories...


JACK RAMSAY FUNERAL-SOT


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FGCU AT XAVIER-VOTOPS


FGCU ONLY ANNOUNCES FUTURE GAMES.ONCE THE INK IS DRY ON THE CONTRACT.

THE EAGLES MENS BASKETBALL TEAM WILL PLAY XAVIER.NEXT DECEMBER.

SUNDAY THE 28TH.THEY WILL PLAY IN CINCINNATI AT THE MUSKATEERS HOME.THE CINTAS CENTER. Return to index of stories...


SYMETRA TOUR-ON CAM


TOMORROW IS THE FIRST ROUND OF THE NEW EVENT ON THE LPGA'S SYMTREA TOUR. THE CHICO'S PATTY BERG MEMORIAL. THE 142 PLAYERS AND STAFF WILL ALL BE WEARING TEAL TO SUPPORT AWARENESS FOR OVARIAN CANCER. Return to index of stories...


SYMETRA TOUR-CG-VOBOX


FIRST ROUND OF THE CHICO'S PATTY BERG MEMORIAL GETS UNDERWYA TOMORROW MORNING.

THE THREE DAY EVENT ON THE LPGA'S DEVELOPMENTAL TOUR IS FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

ADMISSION IS FREE TO SEE JACKIE STOELTING AND THE REST OF THESE LADIES PLAY FOR THE 15-THOUSAND DOLLAR 1ST PLACE PRIZE. Return to index of stories...


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SYMETRA TOUR-ON CAM TAG


IF YOU ARE PLANNING ON HEADING OUT THERE.OR THINKING ABOUT IT.

WE'VE POSTED THE FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS AND TEE TIMES ON OUR WEBSITE.

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. CLICK ON NEWS-LINKS. Return to index of stories...


CHRIS JOHNSON-ON CAM


MULTIPLE REPORTS SAY CHRIS JOHNSON AND THE ATLANTA BRAVES HAVE AGREED ON A NEW THREE-YEAR CONTRACT FOR THE THIRD BASEMAN THROUGH THE 20-17 SEASON.

THE BISHOP VEROT HIGH SCHOOL GRAD HAD A CAREER SEASON LAST YEAR. FINISHING 2ND IN THE LEAGUE IN BATTING.

C-J HAD 3 HITS IN 3 AT-BATS IN MIAMII TONIGHT WHERE THE BRAVES LOST TO THE MARLINS 5-4. Return to index of stories...


DODGERS TWINS-VOTOPS


L-A DODGERS AND MINNESOTA TWINS.ALSO PLAYING TWO TODAY.

GAME ONE.YASIEL PUIG HAD 4 HITS.

NONE BIGGER THAN THIS DOUBLE THAT SCORED 2,.

9-4 THE DODGERS IN GAME ONE. Return to index of stories...


RAYS RED SOX-VOTOPS


GAME ONE OF THE RED SOX -RAYS DOUBLE-HEADER.THE DIFFERENCE WAS ONE RUN.

RED SOX DOWN 2-1 IN THE 7TH. DAVID ORTIZ DOUBLES. DUSTIN PEDROIA TRIES TO SCORE.

THE RELAY.AND THROW TO THE PLATE.BEATS PEDROIA. ??OR DOES IT????

RED SOX ASKED FOR REPLAY. 2 MINUTES TO LOOK AT IT. STILL AN OUT.

RAYS GET THE SWEEP.2-1 THIS AFTERNOON.6-5 THIS EVENING. Return to index of stories...


PORT CHARLOTTE ESTERO-VOTOPS


THE HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TOURNAMENT CONTINUED TONIGHT.

ESTERO HOSTED PORT CHARLOTTE IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE CLASS 6-A TOURNAMENT.

ESTERO'S FIRST THREE BATTERS REACHED BASE IN THE FIRST. RYAN KEEGAN. BRINGING IN THE GAME'S FIRST RUN ON THE SAC FLY. 1-0 WILDCATS.

NEXT BATTER. KEVIN LONG. GROUNDS TO THIRD. BUT JASON MOORE BEATS THE THROW HOME AND SCORES.

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HS BASEBALL SCORE-CGTOPS


ESTERO WILL PLAY VENICE IN NEXT WEEK'S SECOND ROUND. THEY BEAT NAPLES IN A PITCHER'S DUEL.

BISHOP VEROT WON EASILY IN THEIR FIRST ROUND GAME.

THE VIKINGS GETS LINCOLN PARK IN THE NEXT ROUND OF THE 4-A TOURNAMENT.

SEACREST COUNTRY DAY. Return to index of stories...


NORTH FM SIGNING-NATSVO


WE WERE OUT AT NORTH FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL THIS AFTERNOON.

SEVEN SENIORS SIGNING TO PLAY SPORTS IN COLLEGE.

INCLUDING DARIAN LUH-SHESS-KEY.WHO AFTER SCORING SOME 104 GOALS IN HER HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. WILL PLAY AT NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY IN SOUTH DAKOTA. Return to index of stories...


MARINER SIGNING-VOTOPS


THE FOLKS AT MARINER HIGH SCHOOL.NICE ENOUGH TO SHARE THESE PICTURES. SO WE CAN SHARE THEM WITH YOU.

FOUR TRITON SENIORS SIGNING WITH COLLEGES.

ANTHONY CHAMBERS WILL PLAY FOOTBALL AT OHIO WESLEYAN. JONAH MARKOVITS AT WITTENBERG IN OHIO.

STEVEN TEAGUE TO MICHIGAN'S ADRIAN COLLEGE.

KALEB DARRETT WILL PLAY HOOPS AT HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM


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JIMMY FALLON-SOTTOPS


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RED CROSS FUNDRAISER-VOTOPS


A QUICK REMINDER BEFORE WE GO TONIGHT.

A TORNADO RELIEF- DRIVE-THRU FUNDRAISER IS BEING HELD AT MIROMAR OUTLETS IN ESTERO.

IT'S HAPPENING TOMORROW FROM SEVEN A-M TO SEVEN P-M.

IT'S BEING PUT ON BY THE AMERICAN RED CROSS NEAR THE REEBOK OUTLET.

THEY'RE COLLECTING RELIEF MONEY TO HELP PEOPLE AFTER THE DEADLY TORNADO OUTBREAK.

STORMS ACCROSS THE NATIONS MID SECTION KILLED AT LEAST 28. Return to index of stories...


FINAL FORECAST-WXGRX


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...


CLOSE SHOW-4SHOT


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