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ANCHOR SUPERS HL3) COUNTERFEIT MONEY-TRX-NEWSROOM
DIRECTORS PAGE GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH
HEADLINES 6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL
HL3) JAIL EXPLOSION-TRX-VO TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT
HL2) WX TEASE-TRX-OMNI TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
HL1) CAPE OFFICER COURT-TRX-VO PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-2SH VO ANIBOX-ZM-TRX
GOOD MORNING-2SH VO ANIBOX-ZM-TRX PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-IRD 10
PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-IRD 10, SAT 24 PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-VO
PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-VO PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-SOTVO
PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-SOTVO PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-IRD 10
PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-IRD 10 CAPE OFFICER FIRST APPEARANCE-TRX-OBX
6:00 WEATHER-2SHOT CAPE OFFICER FIRST APPEARANCE-LIVE
6:00 WEATHER-WX WALL CAPE OFFICER FIRST APPEARANCE-VO
TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT CAPE OFFICER FIRST APPEARANCE-LIVE
TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC CAPE OFFICER BREAKOUT-ONCAM
CAPE OFFICER COURT-TRX-OBX CAPE COUNTERFEIT MONEY-TRX-OBX
CAPE OFFICER COURT-LIVE CAPE COUNTERFEIT MONEY-NEWSROOM
CAPE OFFICER COURT-VO CAPE COUNTERFEIT MONEY-VO-WIPE
CAPE OFFICER COURT-LIVE CAPE COUNTERFEIT MONEY-SOT
BALTIMORE STREET COLLAPSE-TRX-VO CAPE COUNTERFEIT MONEY-NEWSROOM
CA WILDFIRES-TRX-VO PORT CHARLOTTE DOG BEATING-OC-SS-VO
VA CRUDE OIL TRAIN DERAILMENT-TRX-VO PORT CHARLOTTE DOG BEATING-SOT-SS
ROB FORD-TRX-VO ANIBOX SEA TURTLE NESTING BEGINS-2SH VO ANIBOX-TRX
ROB FORD-NEWSROOM SEA TURTLE NESTING BEGINS-LIVE
ROB FORD SEA TURTLE NESTING BEGINS-VO-SS
ROB FORD-NEWSROOM COLLIER BEACH RENOURISHMENT-VO
CVS ROBBERY-TRX-OC-VO-SS SEA TURTLE NESTING BEGINS-LIVE
TODD AKERS TRIAL-OTS-VO QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SH-VO
CLIPPERS OWNERS-TRX-OC-VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
LAKERS COACH RESIGNS-TRX-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
pensacola jail tease-TRX-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
pensacola flooding-TRX-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL PENSACOLA FLOODING-TRX-VO ANIBOX
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP PENSACOLA FLOODING-PKG
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC HALEY TRACKS-TRX-WX WALL
PENSACOLA JAIL-TRX-VO IN PLASMA-SS SUPERBUGS-OC-SOTVO
RICK SCOTT PENSACOLA-TRX-SOTVO, PLASMA WALMART CAR INSURANCE-OTS
MIROMAR TORNADO RELIEF-OC-TRX-SS ROOM FOR YOUR POOCH-OTS
NORTH PORT FATAL-TRX-SS COVERAGE PROMISE gas explosion-2SHOT-trx-vo
FMB FLIGHT PATH-OC-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
FMB FLIGHT PATH-SOTVO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
LEE ANIMAL ORDINANCE-OTS TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
HARBORSIDE RENOVATIONS-VOTOPS 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
FL SPEED LIMIT-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
FL SPEED LIMIT-SOTVO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 PENSACOLA EXPLOSION UPDATE-OC-TRX-SS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-3SHOT PENSACOLA EXPLOSION UPDATE-IRD 10-VO
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX GRX-WX WALL BLACK BEARS-TRX-OC-SOTVO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP DOW RECORD HIGH-TRX-CG
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC GM BAILOUT-OTS
AMAZON SALES TAX-OTS FACEBOOK APP CHANGE-OTS
AT&T DIRECTV-OTS TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
LAX COMPUTER ISSUES-OC-VO TS PENSACOLA JAIL-VOTOPS-SS
BROKAW NEWS CENTER-OTS TS CAPE OFFICER COURT-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TS PENSACOLA FLOODING-VOTOPS
tease pensacola jail-TRX-VO TS JACK RAMSAY FUNERAL-VOTOPS
tease officer in court-TRX-VO TS FL SPEED LIMIT-VOTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL1) CAPE OFFICER IN COURT-TRX-LIVE TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
HL2) PENSACOLA JAIL EXPLOSION-TRX-VO GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES


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HL3) JAIL EXPLOSION-TRX-VO


BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW --

A DEADLY GAS EXPLOSION CAUSES A FLORIDA JAIL TO COLLAPSE, INJURING SOME 150 INMATES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS.

NBC-2 IS THE FIRST TV STATION LIVE ON SCENE AS YOU WAKE UP! Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX TEASE-TRX-OMNI


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HL1) CAPE OFFICER COURT-TRX-VO


AND, A CAPE CORAL POLICE OFFICER WILL BE IN COURT THIS MORNING, FACING CHARGES OF HAVING SEX WITH A MINOR.

OUR TEAM OF INVESTIGATORS IS ON THE CASE IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SH VO ANIBOX-ZM-TRX


WE BEGIN WITh that explosion IN PENSACOLA.

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

I'M CLAY MILLER.

2 PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER A GAS EXPLOSION CAUSED PART OF THE ESCAMBIA COUNTY JAIL TO COLLAPSE OVERNIGHT, INJURING 100 TO 150 INMATES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS.

NBC-2 INVESTIGATOR DAVE ELIAS. THE VERY FIRST REPORTER ON SCENE --- IS LIVE ON IN PENSACOLA AS YOU WAKE UP. Return to index of stories...


PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-IRD 10, SAT 24


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PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-VO


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PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-SOTVO


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PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-IRD 10


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6:00 WEATHER-2SHOT


IT IS THE FIRST DAY OF A NEW MONTH THIS MAY DAY, MAY FIRST.

AND HALEY IS TRACKING MORE HEAT AND HUMIDITY. Return to index of stories...


6:00 WEATHER-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 NBC-2 IS TRACKING THE ROADS BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

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...


CAPE OFFICER COURT-TRX-OBX


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW AT 6 AM

CAPE CORAL POLICE ARRESTING ONE OF THIER OWN--- AN 8 YEAR VETERAN OF THE FORCE ACCUSED THIS MORNING OF HAVING SEX WITH A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL.

SHOCKING DETAILS RELEASED OVERNIGHT SHOW THE OFFICER PICKED THE GIRL UP IN HIS POLICE CRUISER.

NBC 2' SAM SWEENEY LIVE OUTSIDE THE LEE COUNTY COURT HOUSE WHERE THE FORMER OFFICER WILL GO BEFORE A JUDGE LATER TODAY. Return to index of stories...


CAPE OFFICER COURT-LIVE


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CAPE OFFICER COURT-VO


CAPE CORAL POLICE ARRESTED CASEY M. ORTIZ, 34.

HE'S ACCUSED OF HAVING A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH A 16-YEAR-OLD GIRL.

HER PARENTS REPORTED IN FEBRUARY THAT THE GIRL WAS HAVING SEX WITH AN UNKNOWN CAPE CORAL POLICE OFFICER.

INVESTIGATORS INTERVIEWED THE TEEN AND IMMEDIATELY IDENTIFIED ORTIZ AS THE OFFICER INVOLVED.

HE WAS RELIEVED OF DUTY AT THAT POINT.

ORTIZ AND THE TEEN MET WHEN HE RESPONDED TO A CALL THE GIRL'S HOME.

POLICE SAY SINCE THEN, ORTIZ PICKED HER UP FROM THE HOME THREE TIMES IN HIS POLICE CAR.

OFFICERS SAY INFORMATION FOUND ON ORTIZ'S CELL PHONE BACKED UP DETAILS THE TEENAGER PROVIDED.

ORTIZ WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND TRANSPORTED TO THE LEE COUNTY JAIL ON TWO COUNTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT WITH A VICTIM 16 OR 17 YEARS OF AGE.

HE HAS BEEN WITH THE CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT SINCE 2006.

POLICE WILL DO AN INTERNAL AFFAIRS INVESTIGATION.

AT THIS TIME IT IS UNCLEAR IF THE SEX WAS CONSENSUAL.

HOWEVER, POLICE SAY THERE ARE NO SIGNS OF ORTIZ HAVING FORCED THE TEEN.

STATE LAW PREVENTS ORTIZ'S MUGSHOT FROM BEING RELEASED TO THE MEDIA. Return to index of stories...


CAPE OFFICER COURT-LIVE


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BALTIMORE STREET COLLAPSE-TRX-VO


ALL NEW MUST-SEE VIDEO INTO OUR NEWSROOM OVERNIGHT ---

THE SAME STORM SYSTEM THAT GENERATED DOZENS OF TORNADOES IN THE SOUTH, AND FLOODED THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE, HAS SLOGGED ITS WAY UP THE EAST COAST.

IN BALTIMORE, INTENSE RAINS CAUSED A BLOCK-LONG SECTION OF STREET TO COLLAPSE. WITH CARS SLIDING DOWN A STEEP SLOPE ONTO RAILROAD TRACKS.

A SPOKEMAN FOR THE LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT SAID NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. Return to index of stories...


CA WILDFIRES-TRX-VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW AS WE TRACK WILDFIRES IN CALIFORNIA ---

LOOKING AHEAD, THE WINDS THAT FUELED THIS OUTBREAK COULD PICK UP AGAIN TODAY.

RIGHT NOW THERE IS A RED FLAG WARNING OF EXTREMELY DANGEROUS FIRE CONDITIONS IN LOS ANGELES, ORANGE AND VENTURA COUNTIES UNTIL 8:00 O'CLOCK TONIGHT.

OVERNIGHT WE LEARNED A MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER WAS CANCELED FOR SOME NEIGHBORHOODS IN RANCHO CUCAMONGA.

THE WILDFIRE BURNED MORE THAN 1-THOUSAND ACRES OF FOOTHILLS EAST OF LOS ANGELES. Return to index of stories...


VA CRUDE OIL TRAIN DERAILMENT-TRX-VO


A BIG SCARE IN DOWNTOWN LYNCHBURG VIRGINIA TRIGGERS BIGGER FEARS LOOKING AHEAD.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS GIANT FIREBALL.

OFFICIALS SAY A TRAIN CARRYING CRUDE OIL DERAILED THEN CAUGHT FIRE.

MORE THAN A DOZEN CARS INVOLVED.

AMAZINGLY NO ONE WAS HURT.

BUT IT IS INCREASING WORRIES ABOUT CRUDE OIL TRAIN TRACKS AROUND COMMUNITIES AND THE ONGOING THREAT THEY FACE. Return to index of stories...


ROB FORD-TRX-VO ANIBOX


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

TORONTO'S MAYOR ROB FORD IS TAKING A LEAVE OF ABSENCE TO GET HELP FOR ALCOHOL PROBLEMS.

NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH GOT HER HANDS ON A PHOTO THAT TRIGGERED THE DECISION.

SHE'S LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM AS YOU WAKE UP. Return to index of stories...


ROB FORD-NEWSROOM


ROB FORD WAS CAUGHT ON VIDEO SMOKING CRACK COCAINE. AGAIN.

HE NOW ADMITS HE HAS A PROBLEM AND SAYS, HE'S STRUGGLED WITH IT FOR SOME TIME. Return to index of stories...


ROB FORD


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS PHOTO.

FORD ISSUED THE STATEMENT AFTER THE GLOBE SAID IT'S SEEN A SECOND VIDEO OF HIM SMOKING WHAT APPEARS TO BE CRACK COCAINE IN HIS SISTER'S BASEMENT, WEARING A SUIT AND TIE.

FORD SAID HE IS TAKING A BREAK FROM HIS RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN TO SEEK HELP FOR ALCOHOL ABUSE -- HE MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT HOURS AFTER A LOCAL NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED THE VIDEO.

HIS ATTORNEY TOLD CNN THAT FORD'S LEAVE BEGINS IMMEDIATELY. Return to index of stories...


ROB FORD-NEWSROOM


FORD'S FALL FROM GRACE STARTED IN MAY 2013 WHEN CELL PHONE VIDEO APPEARED TO SHOW HIM SMOKING CRACK COCAINE.

THAT DIDN'T STOP FORD, THOUGH.

HE IGNORED CALLS TO ENTER REHAB OR RESIGN, INSTEAD VOWING "OUTRIGHT WAR" ON THE CITY COUNCIL.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM, SD NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


CVS ROBBERY-TRX-OC-VO-SS


IF YOU WENT TO BED EARLY LAST NIGHT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED THIS NBC-2 CRIME ALERT ---

TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT THIS MAN.

WE'RE WORKING ALONGSIDE COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES, WHO CONFIRM THEY'RE INVESTIGATING AN ARMED ROBBERY IN EAST NAPLES.

THEY SENT US THIS PICTURE OF THE SUSPECT.

THE ROBBERY HAPPENED AROUND 9:30 AT THE CVS ON U-S 41 NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF RATTLESNAKE HAMMOCK.

WE'RE WORKING TO GET DETAILS INTO EXACTLY HOW IT HAPPENED.

WE'RE TOLD NO ONE WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


TODD AKERS TRIAL-OTS-VO


NBC-2 WILL BE IN THE COURTROOM IN THE DAY AHEAD, FOR A MURDER TRIAL SET TO GET UNDERWAY.

OPENING STATEMENTS WILL BEGIN IN JUST HOURS IN THE TODD AKERS TRIAL.

HE'S THE EAST NAPLES MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING A 2-YEAR-OLD GIRL.

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

THE LITTLE GIRL SUFFERED SKULL FRACTURES, BRAIN INJURY AND LATER DIED.

AKERS HAS BEEN IN JAIL SINCE HIS 2006 ARREST.

HE'S CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE MURDER AND IF CONVICTED, FACES A MANDATORY LIFE SENTENCE. Return to index of stories...


CLIPPERS OWNERS-TRX-OC-VO


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

NBA OWNERS ARE SET TO MEET ABOUT CLIPPERS OWNER DONALD STERLING, AS POTENTIAL CLIPPERS BIDDERS STEP FORWARD.

AND OPRAH IS AMONG THE BIG NAMES INTERESTED IN BUYING THE TEAM.

RAPPER SEAN PUFFY COMBS WANTS A PIECE,

BOXER FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. WANTS THE WHOLE TEAM AND EVEN ACTOR MATT DAMON WANTS A TINY PIECE.

THE NBA'S CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS LAY OUT A SPEEDY RESOLUTION FOR TERMINATION OF OWNERSHIP.

BUT THAT DOES NOT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE POSSIBILITY THAT STERLING DRAGS THE LEAGUE INTO A LONG COURT BATTLE OVER COMMISSIONER ADAM SILVER'S DECISION TO TRY TO FORCE HIM TO SELL THE FRANCHISE. Return to index of stories...


LAKERS COACH RESIGNS-TRX-VO


AND MORE BIG N-B-A NEWS ----

MIKE D'ANTONI HAS RESIGNED AS THE LAKERS' COACH, ENDING A TUMULTUOUS TWO-YEAR RUN WITH THE TEAM AND PUTTING A FINISHING TOUCH ON ONE OF THEIR WORST SEASONS EVER.

THE LAKERS WERE 27-55 AND SET THE FRANCHISE RECORD FOR MOST LOSSES. Return to index of stories...


pensacola jail tease-TRX-VO


AS YOU WAKE UP, WE'RE ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS OF A DEADLY GAS EXPLOSION AT A JAIL IN PENSACOLAKILLING 2 AND INJURING 100 TO 150 INMATES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS ---- A LIVE UPDATE NEXT. YOUR TIME. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


pensacola flooding-TRX-VO


PLUS, TOURING THE MASSIVE FLOODING FIRST HAND ---- NBC-2 IS ON THE TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION IN PENSACOLA --- YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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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 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...


PENSACOLA JAIL-TRX-VO IN PLASMA-SS


NBC-2 THE VERY FIRST NEWS TEAM ON SCENE OF BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

A DEADLY EXPLOSION OVERNIGHT AT THE ESCAMBIA COUNTY JAIL.

AT LEAST TWO PEOPLE KILLED.

BETWEEN 100 AND 150 INJURED, INCLUDING INMATES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS.

THE BLAST, WHICH OCCURRED AROUND 11 P.M., RATTLED HOUSES UP TO THREE MILES AWAY AND FORCED COUNTY OFFICIALS TO EVACUATE SOME 600 PRISONERS.

DROVES OF POLICE OFFICERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS RESPONDED.

BY 2 A.M., SEARCH AND RESCUE CREWS HAD ACCOUNTED FOR ALL JAIL PERSONNEL AND THERE HAVE BEEN NO REPORTS OF PRISONERS. ESCAPING.

THE CAUSE OF THE EXPLOSION HAD NOT YET BEEN DETERMINED.

WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF THIS HAD ANYTHING TO DO WITH ALL THE RECENT TORRENTIAL FLOODING.

AND SPEAKING OF, LISTEN TO THIS. Return to index of stories...


RICK SCOTT PENSACOLA-TRX-SOTVO, PLASMA


"That's what everyone has said. They said, we didn't have this sort of flooding with Ivan"

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT TOURING THE DAMAGE IN PENSACOLA. HE, LIKE SO MANY PEOPLE COMPARING FLOODING TO HURRICANE IVAN DAMAGE.

NORTHWEST FLORIDA HAS BARELY BEGUN TO ASSESS THE BROKEN ROADS AND RUINED HOMES AND BUSINESSES.

DAMAGE IS MASSIVE, AND RECOVERY WILL BE A LONG ROAD.

SO FAR NO OFFICIAL TALLIES FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE OR THE TOTAL MISSING AND INJURED.

ONE 67 YEAR OLD WOMAN DROWNED WHEN SHE DROVE HER CAR IN FLOODWATERS. Return to index of stories...


MIROMAR TORNADO RELIEF-OC-TRX-SS


THIS MORNING NBC-2 IS LOOKING AHEAD TO A BIG EFFORT TO HELP TORNADO VICTIMS IN THE MIDWEST AND SOUTH.

MIROMAR OUTLETS IN ESTERO IS TEAMING UP WITH THE AMERICA RED CROSS FOR A "DRIVE-THROUGH" FUNDRAISER.

THE 2-DAY EVENT KICKS OFF IN LESS THAN AN HOUR AT 7 to 7 tonight.

AN AGAIN TOMORROW, SAME TIME.

VOLUNTEERS FROM THE LEE COUNTY RED CROSS WILL BE STATIONED NEAR THE REEBOK OUTLET STORE COLLECTING MONEY, AS YOU PULL UP. Return to index of stories...


NORTH PORT FATAL-TRX-SS


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

A DEADLY INCIDENT IN NORTH PORT KILLS A WOMAN.

POLICE SAY A SHE WAS HIT BY A VAN IN A DRIVEWAY ON MCKIBBEN DRIVE.

POLICE SAY THE 68 YEAR OLD GRANDMOTHER TOLD HER GRANNDAUGHTER TO FIX THE VAN THAT WAS PARKED CROOKED IN THE DRIVEWAY.

AS THE GRANDDAUGHTER PLACED THE VEHICLE INTO REVERSE, IT ROLLED BACK, CAUSING THE DOOR TO HIT THE GRANDMOTHER KNOCKING HER DOWN.

THE GRANDDAUGHTER THEN ATTEMPTED TO STOP BUT HIT THE ACCELERATOR CAUSING LEFT FRONT TIRE TO ROLL OVER HER GRANDMA. Return to index of stories...


FMB FLIGHT PATH-OC-VO


THE FIGHT IS NOT OVER YET TO STOP LOUD PLANES OVER FORT MYERS BEACH.

IN SEASON - MORE THAN 150 PLANES CRUISE OVER FORT MYERS BEACH.

AFTER MULTIPLE COMPLAINTS - THE FAA DENIED RESIDENTS REQUESTS FOR ACTION.

THE FAA SAYS THAT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTAND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES DO NOT HAVE A NOISE PROBLEM.

BUT IT DID AGREE TO HAVE FLIGHTS AT 3-THOUSAND FEET INSTEAD OF 16-HUNDRED.

AND APPROVED FORT MYERS LEADERS TO KEEP PUSHING AHEAD TO FIND A WAY TO SATISFY THEIR RESIDENTS - LIKE TOM MERRILL. Return to index of stories...


FMB FLIGHT PATH-SOTVO


6:28-37 TOM MERRILL/WORKING FOR A QUIETER SKY

"when a plane is coming in at that altitude their coming in with their engines totally on. because they have to to stay in the air. its extremely loud."

MERRILL AND MANY OTHERS PLAN ON PROPOSING A NEW PLAN TO COUNCIL NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


LEE ANIMAL ORDINANCE-OTS


THIS IS A BIG DEAL IN LEE COUNTY TODAY ---

THE FIRST DAY OF MAY BRINGS BIG CHANGES FOR ANIMAL OWNERS.

AS OF RIGHT NOW, A NEW ORDINANCE BECOMES LAW, PROHIBITING THE TETHERING OR CHAINING UP OF DOGS.

IT ALSO GIVES OFFICERS MORE POWER TO FINE PEOPLE WHO FAIL TO STERILIZE THEIR PETS.

THE NEW LAW REQUIRES BREEDERS TO GET A LICENSE AND SUBMIT TO INSPECTIONS. Return to index of stories...


HARBORSIDE RENOVATIONS-VOTOPS


THIS IS INTERESTING ---

LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE CITY OF FORT MYERS ARE TRYING TO COME UP WITH 4- MILLION DOLLARS TO RENOVATE THE HARBORSIDE EVENT CENTER.

OFFICIALS TELL N-B-C 2-

SEVERAL OPTIONS ARE ON THE TABLE -- FROM A LUMP SUM PAYMENT TO USING TOURISM TAX MONEY --

OR EVEN A LOAN FROM THE COUNTY.

THE 4-MILLION DOLLARS WOULD ONLY BE USED FOR RENOVATIONS AND NOT FOR A PROPOSED HOTEL NEARBY.

COUNTY COMMISIONERS WILL HEAR ABOUT FUNDING OPTIONS AT THEIR NEXT MEETING ON MAY 20TH. Return to index of stories...


FL SPEED LIMIT-OC-VO


this morning A MAJOR MOVE FORWARD.to get you going a little faster.

A BILL TO INCREASE FLORIDA SPEED LIMITS FROM 70 TO 75 NOW HEADS TO GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT'S DESK.

THE FLORIDA HOUSE AGREED TO THE PLAN WEDNESDAY.

IT WOULD RAISE THE SPEED LIMIT TO 75 ON SOME STRETCHES OF INTERSTATE IN FLORIDA.

THE BILL PASSED NARROWLY 58 TO 56, THE CLOSEST VOTE OF THE YEAR IN THE HOUSE.

OPPONENTS SAY PEOPLE ALREADY DRIVE TOO FAST. Return to index of stories...


FL SPEED LIMIT-SOTVO


sot: state rep. irv slosberg, d- palm beach county

"there is an invisible speed limit out there, which is 10 mph higher. so, we're going to have our children going 85 or 90 miles per hour, ridiculous."

THE BILL'S SPONSOR SAYS AN INCREASED SPEED LIMIT IMPROVES TRAFFIC FLOW, AND ACTUALLY MAKES ROADS SAFER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT


IF YOU PLAN TO SHOP USING AMAZON TODAY, YOU'LL NOTICE A CHANGE WHEN YOU CHECK OUT.

PLUS, A POSSIBLE SHAKEUP IN THE T-V INDUSTRY. AND AT&T'S PROPOSITION FOR DIRECTV. 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...


AMAZON SALES TAX-OTS


HAPPENING TODAY ----

AMAZON DOT COM IS GOING TO START CHARGING SALES TAXES IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA - MEANING WE'LL ALL BE PAYING MORE FOR AMAZON PURCHASES.

EVERYTHING WE BUY ON THE SITE WILL COST 7-PERCENT MORE.

BECAUSE OF STATE LAW, AMAZON MUST START CHARGING A SALES TAX BECAUSE IT'S OPENING DISTRIBUTION CENTERS IN HILLSBOROUGH AND POLK COUNTIES. Return to index of stories...


AT&T DIRECTV-OTS


AT&T HAS APPROACHED DIRECTV ABOUT A POSSIBLE ACQUISITION OF THE SATELLITE TV COMPANY.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORTS IT'S THE LATEST SIGN OF A POSSIBLE SHAKEUP IN THE TELEVISION INDUSTRY.

A COMBINATION OF AT&T WITH DIRECTV WOULD CREATE A PAY TELEVISION GIANT CLOSE TO THE SIZE COMCAST WILL BE IF IT COMPLETES ITS ACQUISITION OF TIME WARNER CABLE. Return to index of stories...


LAX COMPUTER ISSUES-OC-VO


NEW OVERNIGHT ---

AIRLINES HAVE RESUMED FLIGHTS FROM LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AND OTHER AREA AIRPORTS.

THE FAA GROUNDED DEPARTING FLIGHTS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AFTER TECHNICAL PROBLEMS AT L-A-X AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL.

DEPARTURE DELAYS WERE BEING REPORTED AT LAX, SALT LAKE CITY INTERNATIONAL AND MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL IN LAS VEGAS.

ACCORDING TO LAX, THE AIRPORT IS THE SIXTH BUSIEST IN THE WORLD, AND THE THIRD BUSIEST IN THE UNITED STATES. Return to index of stories...


BROKAW NEWS CENTER-OTS


THIS IS REALLY NEAT.

NBC NEWS UNVEILS A NEW LOS ANGELES BUREAU.

AND IT'S NAMING IT IN HONOR OF A LONGTIME ANCHOR FOR THE NETWORK.

THE BROKAW NEWS CENTER IS IN HONOR OF TOM BROKAW.

THE CENTER,ON THE UNIVERSAL STUDIOS LOT, WILL BE HOME TO THE WEST COAST OPERATIONS OF NBC NEWS, AS WELL AS CNBC, AND MSNBC.

BROKAW BEGAN HIS CAREER AS A CORRESPONDENT FOR NBC NEWS AND ANCHOR AT KNBC IN 1966. 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 WENDY WILKINS TUCKER FROM FORT MYERS

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


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NBC-2 STAYING ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT IN PENSACOLA ---

A DEADLY GAS EXPLOSION THE ESCAMBIA COUNTY JAIL, INJURING SOME 150 INMATES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS., NBC-2 THE VERY FIRST NEWS ORGANIZATION ON SCENE, WE'RE LIVE NEXT. Return to index of stories...


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AND HAPPENING IN JUST A FEW HOURS --- A CAPE CORAL POLICE OFFICER WILL APPEAR IN COURT TO FACE CHARGES OF HAVING SEX WITH A MINOR.

WE'RE LIVE WITH WHAT'S NEXT FOR OFFICER CASEY ORTIZ. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL1) CAPE OFFICER IN COURT-TRX-LIVE


RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

A CAPE CORAL POLICE OFFICER IS WAKING UP IN JAIL AFTER FACING CHARGES OF HAVING SEX WITH A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL.

WE'RE LIVE AHEAD OF HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE. Return to index of stories...


HL2) PENSACOLA JAIL EXPLOSION-TRX-VO


AND WE ARE UPDATING BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT OF A JAIL EXPLOSION IN PENSACOLA.

AT LEAST TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD, WITH SOME 100 INMATES HURT. Return to index of stories...


HL3) COUNTERFEIT MONEY-TRX-NEWSROOM


AND THE NBC-2 TEAM OF INVESTIGATORS ON THE CASE OF FAKE MONEY THIS MORNING IN CAPE CORAL.

THE SECRET SERVICE IS GETTING INVOLVED.

HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE, IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


IT IS THE FIRST DAY OF MAY, AND WITH IT BRINGS.

MORE HEAT AND HUMIDITY! RIGHT HALEY? 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 HOW ARE THE ROADS LOOKING AS YOU WAKE UP?

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...


PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-2SH VO ANIBOX-ZM-TRX


WE ARE UPDATING BREAKING NEWS OF A DEADLY EXPLOSION AT A JAIL IN PENSACOLA.

TWO PEOPLE DIED IN THE GAS EXPLOSION, IT CAUSED PART OF THE ESCAMBIA COUNTY JAIL TO COLLAPSE OVERNIGHT, INJURING 100 TO 150 INMATES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS.

NBC-2 INVESTIGATOR DAVE ELIAS, THE VERY FIRST REPORTER ON SCENE, IS LIVE IN PENSACOLA AS YOU WAKE UP. Return to index of stories...


PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-IRD 10


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PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-VO


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PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-SOTVO


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PENSACOLA EXPLOSION-IRD 10


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CAPE OFFICER FIRST APPEARANCE-TRX-OBX


RIGHT NOW AT 6:30 WE ARE JUST HOURS AWAY FROM THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF A FORMER CAPE CORAL POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED FOR HAVING SEX WITH A MINOR--

THE ALLEGATIONS---NOTHING SHORT OF SHOCKING. THE TEENS PARENTS SAY HE PICKED THE GIRL UP IN HIS POLICE CRUISER.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY ON TOP OF THIS STORY THIS MORNING. HE JOINS US LIVE FROM LEE COUNTY JAIL.

SAM? Return to index of stories...


CAPE OFFICER FIRST APPEARANCE-LIVE


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CAPE OFFICER FIRST APPEARANCE-VO


THE GIRLS PARENTS BECOME SUSPICIOUS AND REPORTED IT BACK IN FEBRUARY.

THIS IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION-- POLICE WILL ALSO DO AN INTERNAL AFFAIRS INVESTIGATION.

AT THIS TIME ITS STILL UNCLEAR IF THE SEX WAS CONSENSUAL-- HOWEVER POLICE SAY THERE ARE NO SIGNS OF ORTIZ HAVING FORCED THE TEEN. Return to index of stories...


CAPE OFFICER FIRST APPEARANCE-LIVE


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CAPE OFFICER BREAKOUT-ONCAM


NBC-2 DID SOME DIGGING, AND OFFICER CASEY ORTIZ WAS ONE OF TEN OFFICERS CAUGHT UP IN A TUITTION REIMBURSMENT SCANDAL BACK IN 2010.

THE CITY SAYS THE OFFICERS GOT RAISES INTENDED FOR OFFICERS WHO EARNED COLLEGE DEGREES.

THEY NEVER EARNED THE DEGREES -- BUT STILL GOT THE CASH.

THE CITY FORCED THE OFFICERS TO TAKE A PAY CUT TO RECOVER MORE THAN 91 THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE COUNTERFEIT MONEY-TRX-OBX


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

COUNTERFEIT MONEY IS POPPING UP AROUND CAPE CORAL.

NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM TRACKING THE CASE, STACEY GOOD MORNING. Return to index of stories...


CAPE COUNTERFEIT MONEY-NEWSROOM


CLAY, POLICE WORKING WITH THE SECRET SERVICE TO HELP INVESTIGATE THE CASES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE COUNTERFEIT MONEY-VO-WIPE


KINDLER OCCELY WAS ARRESTED AND IN STILL IN JAIL THSI MORNING.

DETECTIVES SAY HE HAD TEN COUNTERFEIT 20-DOLLAR BILLS.

JUST LAST WEEK - SOMEONE USED A FAKE 20 AT THIS CAPE CORAL 7-11.

INVESTIGATORS ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF THE TWO INCIDENTS ARE RELATED.

CAPE POLICE SAY IT'S RARE TO SEE COUNTERFEIT BILLS - BUT WHEN IT HAPPENS, THE CRIMES COME IN CLUSTERS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE COUNTERFEIT MONEY-SOT


7:37:00 you'll get one report at one store and then all of a sudden in a few days you'll see several reports pop up and that usually lets you know you have someone who is active in the area. 7:37:09 Return to index of stories...


CAPE COUNTERFEIT MONEY-NEWSROOM


THERE ARE A FEW TRICKS TO TELL A FAKE BILL FROM A REAL ONE.

IF YOU HOLD IT UP TO THE LIGHT - YOU SHOULD SEE A WATERMARK.

ALSO - THE INK ON REAL BILLS IS REFLECTIVE OR CHANGES COLORS.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM SD NBC2. Return to index of stories...


PORT CHARLOTTE DOG BEATING-OC-SS-VO


LOOKING AHEAD --- A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING UP HIS DOG WILL APPEAR IN COURT TODAY.'

POLICE SAY THIS MAN- 59 YEAR OLD FRED SHEETZ WAS SEEN BRUTALLY BEATING

HIS 13 WEEK OLD PUPPY.

WITNESSES SAY SHEETZ GRABBED THE ENGLISH POINTER PUPPY BY THE NECK- DRAGGED IT ACROSS THE PARKING LOT AND BEAT IT IN THE HEAD.

THEN HE SPRAYED IT IN THE FACE WITH A WATER HOSE.

THAT'S WHEN ONE WITNESS CALLED 9-1-1. Return to index of stories...


PORT CHARLOTTE DOG BEATING-SOT-SS


Alexis Vandalsen, Witness

Vandalsen

:35:54 I was very upset- I started crying- I was shaking. i felt so

bad for the dog.

:07

WHEN DEPUTIES ASKED SHEETZ WHY HE DID IT--

HE SAID HE WAS "TRAINING" THE PUPPY.

HE'S IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY JAIL THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


SEA TURTLE NESTING BEGINS-2SH VO ANIBOX-TRX


ALL NEW AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING--

TODAY MARKS THE START OF SEA TURTLE NESTING SEASON.

IT TAKES PLACE EVERY YEAR BETWEEN MAY AND AUGUST.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE AT BAREFOOT BEACH WITH WHY THE

LOGGERHEADS MAY FIND OUR BEACHES EXTRA COMFORTABLE THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


SEA TURTLE NESTING BEGINS-LIVE


AS THE SEA TURTLES MAKE THEIR WAY OUT OF THE WATER THIS YEAR.

IN COLLIER COUNTY, THEYLL SAND AND TONS OF IT-- Return to index of stories...


SEA TURTLE NESTING BEGINS-VO-SS


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COLLIER BEACH RENOURISHMENT-VO


LOADS AND LOADS OF SAND WAS DUMPED ON NAPLES, PARK SHORE, VANDERBILT

AND PELICAN BAY BEACHES LAST YEAR.

SEA TURTLE MONITORS TELL OUR PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS THAT

THE EXTRA SAND WILL HELP DURING NESTING SEASON.

VO OF NEST

THE FOCUS THIS SEASON IS TO CONTINUE THE TWO- YEAR UPWARD TREND OF

NESTS IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTY.

WITH BEACH RENOURISHMENT SCHEDULED FOR BONITA BEACH IN JUNE AND LAST

THROUGH THE SUMMER, TURTLE MONITORS TELL NDN THEY PLAN ON MOVING NESTS

THAT ARE LAYED IN THE PATH OF BEACH EQUIPMENT AS IT MOVES DOWN THE

BEACH. Return to index of stories...


SEA TURTLE NESTING BEGINS-LIVE


PROTECTING THE THREATENED SPECIES IS SO IMPORTANT THAT IF YOU DAMAGE A

NEST YOU COULD FACE A BIG FINE AND EVEN JAIL TIME.

FOR MORE ON HOW YOU CAN DO YOUR PART THIS SEASON. HEAD TO NBC-2.COM.

LIVE IN BS DK NBC2. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SH-VO


NBC-2 HAS A TEAM iN PENSACOLA COVERING NOT ONLY THE DEADLY GAS EXPLOSION, BUT THE ONGOING MASSIVE FLOODING RECOVERY.

NBC-2 HAS A COMPLETE WRAP OF WHAT PEOPLE IN THE PANDHANDLE ARE DEALING WITH. 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...


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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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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...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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PENSACOLA FLOODING-TRX-VO ANIBOX


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW AS WE TRACK THE MASSIVE DAMAGE IN PENSACOLA FROM RECENT RAIN.

IT IS STILL A RESCUE AND RECOVERY MISSION FROM ALL THE FLOODING.

AT LEAST ONE PERSON DIED.AND WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF ANY ARE MISSING.

RIGHT NOW. NBC-2 INVESTIGATOR DAVE ELIAS HAS AN UP CLOSE LOOK AT STORM DAMAGE. Return to index of stories...


PENSACOLA FLOODING-PKG


:11 -:16 Dr. Charles Stamitelos/Pensacola

1:06-1:11John Werdann/Pensacola

A NEIGHBORHOOD TORN APART.

ROADS LIKE THE FAMOUS SCENIC HIGHWAY THAT RUNS ALONG THE BAY. COMPLETELY GONE.

POLICE HOLD BACK SIGHT SEERS AMAZED BY THE DEVASTATION

NOT EVEN SEEN BY HURRICANE IVAN.

THIS DRONE VIDEO HIGH ABOVE THE SINK HOLES SHOWS YOU HOW BIG IT REALLY IS.

CARS STILL TRAPPED INSIDE AFTER THE COLLAPSE.

DEVASTATION LIKE THIS SEEN FIRST HAND BY GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WHO SAW HOMES LIKE THIS ROCKED OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS, ROOFS TORN IN HALF AND MANY RESIDENTS LEFT FEELING HELPLESS. Return to index of stories...


HALEY TRACKS-TRX-WX WALL


AND HALEY THE STORMS ARE NOT QUITE OVER YET! Return to index of stories...


SUPERBUGS-OC-SOTVO


N-B-C-2 IS ON THE CASE.TAKING AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT A STERN WARNING FROM THE WORLD HEALTH ORGINIZATION.

It's SOUNDING THE ALARM OVER POWERFUL BACTERIA RESISTANT TO VIRTUALLY ALL TREATMENTS.

doctor talking about superbug

EXPERTS SAY DOCTORS NEED TO PRESCRIBE ANTIBIOTICS CAUTIOUSLY.

THEY ALSO SAY PATIENTS NEED TO TAKE THEM AS DIRECTED-

EVEN IF YOU FEEL BETTER.

THET'S BECAUSE IT HELPS ENSURE ALL OF THE BACTERIA ARE KILLED. Return to index of stories...


WALMART CAR INSURANCE-OTS


AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ---

WALMART IS GOING INTO THE CAR INSURANCE BUSINESS. TEAMING UP WITH "AUTO

INSURANCE DOT COM" TO LET CUSTOMERS SHOP ONLINE. A PILOT PROGRAM SAVED

SHOPPERS AN AVERAGE OF $11-HUNDRED DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


ROOM FOR YOUR POOCH-OTS


AND, DOG LOVERS WHO CAMP, MIGHT WANT TO CHECK OUT THE "BARKER BAG".

IT'S A SLEEPING BAG FOR YOUR DOG, THAT ZIPS ONTO YOUR SLEEPING BAG.

SO YOU AND "FIDO" CAN STAY WARM, AND CLOSE, DURING CHILLY NIGHTS IN

THE WOODS. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE gas explosion-2SHOT-trx-vo


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES. INCLUDING A LIVE UPDATE FROM PENSACOLA ON A DEADLY GAS EXPLOSION.

PLUS-- A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND A CHECK OF THE ROADS. 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 BILLBOARD-CLIP


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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...


PENSACOLA EXPLOSION UPDATE-OC-TRX-SS


WE ARE UPDATING BREAKING NEWS.

TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND SCORES INJURED WHEN AN APPARENT GAS EXPLOSION DEMOLISHED A PORTION OF ESCAMBIA COUNTY JAIL IN PENSACOLA OVERNIGHT.

NBC-2'S DAVE ELIAS WAS THE VERY FIRST REPORTER ON SCENE. Return to index of stories...


PENSACOLA EXPLOSION UPDATE-IRD 10-VO


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BLACK BEARS-TRX-OC-SOTVO


PARENTS ARE ON ALERT AT ONE COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL AFTER THEY RECEIVED A FRIGHTENING VOICEMAIL FROM THE PRINCIPAL.

02:14:00

Good morning this is Dr. Kinsley.

Butt to

02:14:07-:09

At approximately 8:00 we went into a code yellow lockdown.

Butt to

02:14:12-:15

This is due to some parents that saw bears in the area.

YOU HEARD THAT RIGHT-

PARENTS SPOTTED A BEAR IN MAX HASSE PARK.

F-W-C SAYS IT WILL MONITOR THE AREA.

THEY ALSO SAY THIS IS THE TIME OF YEAR BLACK BEARS ARE MOST ACTIVE.

A HANDFUL OF FLORIDA LAWMAKERS ARE PUSHING FOR STRICTER BEAR MANAGEMENT.

THAT INCLUDES HUNTING.

HUNTING IS ONLY A PROPOSAL RIGHT NOW.

F-W-C SAYS IT WILL CAREFULLY CONSIDER THE SUGGESTION. Return to index of stories...


DOW RECORD HIGH-TRX-CG


A STRONG START TO STOCKS ON THISMAY DAY.

THE DOW OPENS AT A NEW, ALL-TIME HIGH. AFTER HITTING 16-THOUSAND 580

YESTERDAY. SLIGHTLY TOPPING THE RECORD SET IN DECEMBER. Return to index of stories...


GM BAILOUT-OTS


THE BAILOUT OF GENERAL MOTORS HAS COST AMERICAN TAXPAYERS MORE THAN 11-

BILLION DOLLARS. ABOUT A BILLION MORE THAN INITIALLY ESTIMATED.

THAT LOSS INCLUDES MORE THAN EIGHT-HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS THE

U-S TREASURY WROTE OFF LAST MONTH, ENDING ITS INVOLVEMENT WITH G-M. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK APP CHANGE-OTS


FACEBOOK IS ROLLING OUT A NEW TOOL.

IT'S CALLED "ANONYMOUS LOGIN" AND IT'LL LET YOU LOG IN TO OTHER WEBSITES AND

APPS WITHOUT SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THOSE SITES.

HOWEVER, FACEBOOK WILL KNOW EVERY SITE YOU VISIT AND EVERYTHING

YOU DO THERE. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS PENSACOLA JAIL-VOTOPS-SS


NBC2 STAYING ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS OUT OF PENSACOLA --

A GAS EXPLOSION AT ESCAMBIA COUNTY JAIL LEAVES TWO INMATES DEAD.

MORE THAN 100 INMATES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS WERE ALSO HURT.

PART OF THE BUILDING DID COLLAPSE -- IT WAS EVACUATED.

WE DO KNOW 600 WERE INSIDE AT THE TIME --

IT HAPPENED OVERNIGHT AROUND 11.

THE JAIL IS SOUTHWEST OF THE PENSACOLA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO FOLLOW THIS STORY IN THE DAY AHEAD -- AND BRING YOU UPDATES. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE OFFICER COURT-VOTOPS


ANOTHER STORY WE'RE FOLLOWING TODAY --

THE CAPE OFFICER ARRSTED FOR HAVING SEX WITH A MINOR.

CASEY ORTIZ IS EXPECTED TO MAKE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE IN COURT TODAY.

POLICE SAY ORTIZ PICKED UP A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL MULTIPLE TIMES AT HER HOME IN HIS POLICE CAR AND THEN TOOK HER TO HAVE SEX.

AFTER A TWO MONTH INVESTIGATION ---- AND SEVERAL SEARCH WARRANTS ---

AUTHORITIES ARRESTED THE 8 YEAR POLICE VETERAN AND FORMER SWAT TEAM MEMBER. Return to index of stories...


TS PENSACOLA FLOODING-VOTOPS


SEVERE FLOODING LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD IN PENSACOLA.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE WORKERS IN ESCAMBIA COUNTY ARE STILL RESPONDING TO CALLS FOR HELP THIS MORNING.

MORE THAN 2 FEET OF RAIN BURIED SANTA ROSA AND ESCAMBIA COUNTINES.

WE'VE LEARNED ENGINEERS IN ESCAMBIA COUNTY WILL START INSPECTING THE ROADS, BRIDGES AND OTHER INFASTRUCTURE TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TS JACK RAMSAY FUNERAL-VOTOPS


THE HALL OF FAME BASKETBALL COACH DOCTOR JACK RAMSAY WILL BE HONORED TODAY.

FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 11 A.M. AT SAINT JOHN THE EVANGELIST CATHOLIC CHURCH IN NAPLES.

HIS 1977 PORTLAND TRAILBLAZERS WON THE NBA TITLE AND WHEN DOCOTR JACK RETIRED AFTER THE 1988 SEASON. HE WAS 2ND IN ALL TIME WINS IN LEAGUE HISTORY.

DOCTOR JACK RAMSAY WAS 89 YEAR OLD. Return to index of stories...


TS FL SPEED LIMIT-VOTOPS


TODAY WE'LL BE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WILL SIGN A BILL THAT COULD RAISE FLORIDA'S SPEED LIMITS.

IT APPLIES TO FLORIDA DIVIDED HIGHWAYS WITH FOUR OR MORE LANES.

THE SPEED LIMIT ON I-75 COULD RAISE FROM 70 MILES PER HOUR TO 75 MILES PER HOUR.

F-DOT WILL THEN CONDUCT A STUDY TO MAKE SURE THE NEW SPEED LIMITS ARE SAFE. 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...