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KEY LIST FM HOME INVASION-VOTOPS
JOSE MARTINEZ-TRX SS VA CONTROVERSY-ON CAM
FM HOME INVASION-2 SHOT TRX OBX VA CONTROVERSY-PKG
FM HOME INVASION-SAT SUSAN RICE ISRAEL-VO
FM HOME INVASION-VO US PHILLIPINES DRILLS-VO
FM HOME INVASION-VO PISTORIUS TRIAL-ON CAM
FM HOME INVASION-SAT PISTORIUS TRIAL-PKG
DEBORAH MOULTON-TRX O ANI TOPS TOYOTA PROFIT-VO
DEBORAH MOULTON-PKG STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS
ORENTAL ALLEN-TRX VO SS SNAPCHAT SETTLEMENT-VO
SEVERE WEATHER-TRX O ANI TOPS MCDONALD'S FRIES-VO
SEVERE WEATHER-PKG SERVICE DOG DENIED-VO WIPE
LOCAL WX BREAKOUT-TRX ANI TOPS SERVICE DOG DENIED-SOTVO
LOCAL WX BREAKOUT-WX CENTER HOT OR NOT COMPETITION-ON CAM
STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS HOT OR NOT COMPETITION-PKG
NETFLIX GOES UP-VO HOT OR NOT COMPETITION-OC
APPLE BEATS-VO FACEBOOK SEX OFFENDER APPS-VO WIPE
MOTHERS DAY THINGS 2 DO-TRX 2 SHOT 4 SS FACEBOOK SEX OFFENDER APPS-SOTVO
MOM USES APP TO LOSE WEIGHT-2 SHOT TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
MOM USES APP TO LOSE WEIGHT-PKG TZ4 A) MEASLES ALERT-VO
US 41 EAST CLOSURE-TRX-MAP TZ4 B) MOMS SALARY-VOTOPS
COLLIER OUT EARLY-OC WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS
TZ1 A) NIGERIA GIRLS-VO ARGUING DEATHS-VO
TZ1 B) INDIANA HIGH SPEED CHASE-VOTOPS EXERCISE & BLOOD SUGAR-VO
WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR INACTIVITY & HEART DISEASE-VO
NIGERIA GIRLS-TRX EBOX TOPS BURGERS FOR BREAKFAST-VO
NIGERIA GIRLS-PKG MEASLES ALERT-ON CAM
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP MEASLES ALERT-PKG
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL MEASLES ALERT-OC
SOUTH KOREA FERRY SIT IN-TRX VO 7 FOOT 5 HS BBALL PLAYER-2 SHOT VO
INDIANA HIGH SPEED CHASE-VO FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
BOY STUCK IN GATE-TRX VO FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
HAND SANITIZER ALCOHOL-VO BOOTH ALERT-live tops
BALD PUB-VO OLDER MOMS-ON CAM
BEST BBQ-VO OLDER MOMS-PKG
SAMMY PICKED-NATS VO OLDER MOMS-OC
TEASE TWO-2 SHOT MOMS SALARY-VIDBOX
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-TRX 3 SHOT MOM LOSES 100 POUNDS-VO WIPE
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-5 SS MOM LOSES 100 POUNDS-SOTVO
CROSS TALK-3 SHOT COMING UP @ 4-CLIP
TEASE THREE B) ANOTHER STERLING-VOTOPS
TZ3 A) VA CONTROVERSY-VOTOPS C) ELDERLY BANK ROBBER-VOTOPS
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JOSE MARTINEZ-TRX SS


THIS IS N-B-C-2 BREAKING NEWS.

POLICE ARREST A CAPE CORAL TEEN FOR TWEETING HE WANTED TO BLOW UP A SCHOOL AND KILL A PRINCIPAL.

DEPUTIES SAY THEY TRACKED THE TWEETS TO 15-YEAR-OLD JOSE MARTINEZ.

REPORTS SHOW MARTINEZ GOES TO MARINER HIGH SCHOOL,

BUT HIS THREATENING TWEETS WERE DIRECTED AT IDA BAKER HIGH SCHOOL AND ITS PRINCIPAL.

HE SENT A TOTAL OF 6 TWEETS SAYING "IM GOING TO SHOOT UP THE SCHOOL" AND IM GOING TO "BLOW IT UP AND THE PRINCIPAL."

HE WENT ON TO SAY "IM GAY AND CANT CHANGE WHO I AM"

ONE OF HIS TWEETS INCLUDED A RAPE THREAT TO ONE OF HIS FOLLOWERS. Return to index of stories...


FM HOME INVASION-2 SHOT TRX OBX


A NEIGHBORHOOD ON EDGE AFTER A YOUNG MOTHER IS BEATEN AND SEXUALLY ASSAULTED INSIDE HER HOME WITH HER CHILD JUST FEET AWAY.

NEWS OF THE ATTACK WAS BREAKING YESTERDAY AT NOON --

AND NEW TODAY -- WE'VE LEARNED NEIGHBORS ARE WORRIED

ABOUT AN UNUSUAL SIGHTING ON THEIR STREETS THIS MORNING.

NBC2'S DAVE ELIAS IS LIVE ON VAN BUREN STREET IN FORT MYERS WITH NEW INFORMATION ON THIS DEVELOPING STORY. Return to index of stories...


FM HOME INVASION-SAT


THERE'S A LOT OF FEAR AND SUSPICION IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD TODAY AFTER AN ATTACKER WALKED INTO THIS HOME AND SEXUALLY ASSAULTED AND BEAT THE WOMAN LIVING THERE. RESIDENT TELL ME THAT THIS MORNING THEY SAW A MAN WALKING UP AND DOWN THE STREET WATCHING THE HOUSE AND PRETENDING TO USE A CELL PHONE WHILE MOTHERS WERE WITH THEIR CHILDREN AT THE BUS STOP. Return to index of stories...


FM HOME INVASION-VO


THEY ALSO TELL ME THAT THEY SAW A WHITE CAR SIMILAR TO THE ONE THAT WAS USED BY THE ATTACKER TO GET AWAY THURSDAY MORNING. THEY FOLLOWED THE CAR AND FOUND IT PARKED JUST A FEW BLOCKS FROM HERE. WE REPORTED IT TO POLICE AND SO FAR HAVE NOT HEARD BACK. IN THE MEANTIME THE SUSPECT REMAINS ON THE LOOSE. Return to index of stories...


FM HOME INVASION-VO


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FM HOME INVASION-SAT


FRIENDS OF THE VICTIM TELL ME SHE IS STILL RECOVERING AT LEE MEMORIAL. THEY TELL ME SHE HAD SURGERY AND RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL WOUNDS TO HER FACE AND HEAD. LIVE IN FORT MYERS DAVE ELIAS NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


DEBORAH MOULTON-TRX O ANI TOPS


THE WIFE OF THE MAN WHO WAS ARRESTED FOR SHOOTING AND KILLING HIS NEIGHBOR WENT TO COURT TODAY.

DEBORAH MOULTON'S BOND TODAY - A HALF MILLION DOLLARS.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK REPORTS FROM THE LEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE. Return to index of stories...


DEBORAH MOULTON-PKG


I'VE JUST LEARNED MOULTON COULD BE TRANSFERRED TO THE COLLIER COUNTY

JAIL ANY MINUTE NOW.

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LETS GET STRAIGHT TO THE VIDEO OF HER IN COURT THIS MORNING.

YOU CAN SEE HER STANDING WITH HER HANDS CUFFED BEHIND HER AND IN A

SUICIDE VEST.

SHE FACES A CHARGE OF PRINCIPAL IN THE FIRST DEGREE--

THAT MEANS INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE SHE PLAYED AN ACTIVE ROLL IN THE EVENTS LEADING

UP TO AND SURROUNDING THE SHOOTING DEATH OF

SURGEY CHEPCHUGOV.

THE JUDGE SET HER BOND AT $500,000.

SHE WAS HELD AT THE LEE COUNTY JAIL ON AN OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT AND

WILL BE TRANSPORTED TO THE COLLIER COUNTY JAIL.

LIVE

THE JUDGE ORDERED SHE HAVE NO CONTACT WITH THE VICTIM'S WIFE AND SHE

STAY AWAY FROM WHERE THE INCIDENT TOOK PLACE.

COUNT ON US TO CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS FOR AS THE CASE DEVELOPS.

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


ORENTAL ALLEN-TRX VO SS


A MAN ACCUSED OF FIRING A GUN FROM A VEHICLE WENT BEFORE A JUDGE TODAY.

ORENTAL ALLEN FACES A NUMBER OF CHARGES.

FORT MYERS POLICE ARRESTED HIM IN CONNECTION WITH A DRIVE BY SHOOTING ON VERONICA SHOEMAKER BOULEVARD AND MARION STREET.

ONE PERSON WAS SHOT BUT IS EXPECTED TO RECOVER.

ALLEN WAS OUT ON BOUND FROM A PREVIOUS ARREST, SO THE JUDGE REVOKED HIS BOND.

HIS NEXT COURT DATE IS JUNE 9TH. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE WEATHER-TRX O ANI TOPS


DEVELOPING AT NOON,

A FAST MOVING LINE OF DANGEROUS STORMS ARE MOVING EAST AFTER RIPPING THROUGH THE MIDWEST -

WREAKING HAVOC AND LEAVING TORN COMMUNITIES IN ITS WAKE.

GABE GUTIERREZ HAS THE LATEST FROM DALLAS. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE WEATHER-PKG


TODAY DALLAS WILL CONTINUE ITS CLEAN UP EFFORTS.

THIS HUGE TREE OBVIOUSLY NO MATCH FOR THE HIGH WINDS, IT CRUSHED THIS CAR. LUCKILY NO ONE WAS INSIDE.

NOW, THIS FAST MOVING STORM SYSTEM HAMMERED COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. THERE WERE SEVERAL REPORTED TORNADOS IN MINNESOTA.

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BACK HERE IN DALLAS, THE WINDS WERE 70 MILES AN HOUR. THERE WERE DAMAGED ROOFS, DOWNED TREES. ONE WOMAN AND HER CHILD WERE INJURED IN THEIR MOBILE HOME.

Sot: Kelsey White-Fryer, Mobile Home Destroyed

""And it scared me worse that something flew off and the wind thing hit her…it scared me more about that then the whole house blowing over."

THE FRONT DOOR OF A CHURCH WAS JUST BLOWN OFF.

Sot:Asst.Pastor Keyven Lewis / Church Member

"Was shocked. it literally took off the front of the church."

A DRAMATIC HIGH WATER RESCUE WHERE HEAVY RAINS CAME DOWN. FIVE KIDS WERE TRAPPED IN A DRAINAGE TUNNEL AND FIREFIGHTERS MANAGED TO MAKE IT THERE JUST IN THE NIX OF TIME AND HOIST THE KIDS TO SAFETY.

TODAY DALLAS WILL CONTINUE ITS CLEAN UP EFFORTS AS OTHER STATES JUST TO OUR EAST WILL CONTINUE TO WATCH FOR THE THREAT OF MORE SEVERE WEATHER

GABE GUTIERREZ, NBC NEWS, DALLAS. Return to index of stories...


LOCAL WX BREAKOUT-TRX ANI TOPS


IT'S NOT OVER YET FOR PARTS OF THE MIDWEST LOOKING FOR SUNSHINE.

METEOROLOGIST IS TRACKING THIS SYSTEM AT NOON.

DAVID ANOTHER DAY OF RAIN. Return to index of stories...


LOCAL WX BREAKOUT-WX CENTER


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...


STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS


TURNING TO WALL STREET FOR THE FINAL DAY OF TRADING.

STOCKS STARTED LOWER OUT OF THE GATE AS FIRST QUARTER REPORTS COME TO A CLOSE.

LOOKING LIVE AT THE BIG BOARD.

RIGHT NOW THE DOW ___. Return to index of stories...


NETFLIX GOES UP-VO


STARTING TODAY JOINING NETFLIX WILL COST A LITTLE MORE.

PEOPLE WHO SIGN UP FOR THE INTERNET VIDEO SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE WILL PAY NINE-DOLLARS A MONTH.

CURRENT U-S SUBSCRIBERS GET A TWO YEAR BREAK FROM THE ONE DOLLAR INCREASE.

THIS IS THE FIRST RATE HIKE FOR NETFLIX IN ALMOST THREE YEARS. Return to index of stories...


APPLE BEATS-VO


APPLE IS REPORTEDLY ON THE VERGE OF A HUGE ACQUISITION.

THE FINANCIALTIMES IS REPORTING THAT APPLE IS IN TALKS TO PURCHASE BEATS ELECTRONICS FOR THREE-POINT-TWO BILLION DOLLARS.

BEATS IS THE HIGH-END HEADPHONE AND MUSIC STREAMING COMPANY FOUNDED BY HIP-HOP STAR, DR. DRE.

THE DEAL COULD BE ANNOUNCED AS EARLY AS NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


MOTHERS DAY THINGS 2 DO-TRX 2 SHOT 4 SS


MOTHER'S DAY IS SUNDAY.

THERE'S LOTS TO DO IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

COME OUT TO BLUES BREWS AND BBQ AT PINCHERS CRAB SHACK IN TIN CITY IN NAPLES.

TONIGHT AND TOMORROW YOU CAN ENJOY LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES AND FINGER LICKING BBQ.

THERE'S NO CHARGE TO ATTEND.

ALSO IN NAPLES, THE GREAT DOCK CANOE RACE IS TOMORROW STARTING AT 11.

THE RACES START AT THE DOCK AT CRAYTON COVE.

JOIN EDISON FORD AND PINCHERS AT THE MARINA, FOR RHYTHM ON THE RIVER AT THE EDISON AND FORD WINTER ESTATES.

ENJOY LIVE MUSIC AND DANCING IN THE EDISON COCONUT GROVE FROM 5:30 TO 7:30 TONIGHT.

AND FOR ALL THE MOMS OUT THERE, TREAT HER TO A FUN DAY AT SUN & FUN LAGOON IN NAPLES.

ON SUNDAY FROM 10AM TO 5PM SHE WILL GET IN FREE WITH ONE PAID ADMISSION. Return to index of stories...


MOM USES APP TO LOSE WEIGHT-2 SHOT


A MICHIGAN MOM DECIDED SHE DIDN'T LIKE THE WAY SHE LOOKED ANYMORE.

SO SHE TOOK ACTION AND CHANGED HER LIFE.

WITH THE HELP OF A FREE APP, SHE DROPPED 100 POUNDS IN A YEAR.

ANU PRAKASH REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


MOM USES APP TO LOSE WEIGHT-PKG


YVETTE VAJCNER IS LIKE SO MANY WOMEN.

SHE'S ALWAYS ON THE GO, ESPECIALLY AS A BUSY MOM OF THREE LITTLE ONES.

JUST OVER A YEAR AGO, THIS DIDN'T SEEM POSSIBLE.

YVETTE WEIGHED 259 POUNDS AND CLIMBING.

"I was miserable. I was crying. I felt like I was dying inside my body."

BUT SHE STEPPED ON THE SCALE FOR A HEALTH ASSESSMENT AT WORK, AND, THAT WEEKEND, YVETTE DECIDED TO MAKE A LIFESTYLE CHANGE.

"I got rid of pre-packaged foods. I started buying produce, lean meat."

YVETTE RESEARCHED WHAT HER BODY MASS INDEX AND CALORIC INTAKE SHOULD BE.

SHE SAID GOOD-BYE TO HER FAST FOOD HABIT AND STOPPED SKIPPING BREAKFAST.

SHE WALKED ON THE TREADMILL AT LEAST FIVE DAYS A WEEK.

YVETTE DIDN'T HAVE A FANCY WEIGHT LOSS PLAN.

WHAT SHE DID HAVE, THAT WORKED WONDERS, IS A FREE APP, CALLED MYFITNESSPAL.

: "So, tell me about the app."

"Well, the app is really simple to use. It shows you your calories for the day, the food that you've taken in, and also extra food that you can take in because of exercise that you've done. So I scan it and it tell me exactly how many calories and all my different fat."

AND, IN THE FIRST WEEK OF HER NEW LIFESTYLE, YVETTE LOST NINE POUNDS.

"Every week after that, it went from five pounds to three pounds to two pounds a week. There were weeks where I wouldn't lose anything and I'd get really discouraged. But, I think the anger and the frustration, I kind of channeled it to motivate myself."

AFTER JUST ONE YEAR, YVETTE LOST 100 POUNDS.

SHE SAYS SHE SUCCEEDED FOR ONE REASON-- SHE STUCK TO HER PLAN.

"We do want instant results, but it's not going to happen. It's not realistic. After you make that goal, make another goal, and just keeping making goals and just keep at it." Return to index of stories...


US 41 EAST CLOSURE-TRX-MAP


NBC2 WITH A QUICK TRAFFIC ALERT IN COLLIER.

U.S. 41 BETWEEN TRIANGLE BOULEVARD AND COLLIER BOULEVARD WILL BE CLOSED STARTING AT 7 TONIGHT.

CREWS WILL INSTALL STORMWATER PIPES.

WORK IS EXPECTED TO FINISH OVERNIGHT. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER OUT EARLY-OC


A QUICK HEADS UP FOR COLLIER COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

ALL STUDENTS ARE OUT 3 HOURS EARLY TODAY FOR EARLY DISMISSAL.

EXPECT TO SEE MORE TRAFFIC IN COLLIER DURING LUNCH HOUR. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


DEVELOPING OVERSEAS AT NOON.

THEY'RE VOICES OF ANGRY MOTHERS ARE HEARD.

AND NOW THE U-S JOINS THE EFFORT TO FIND HUNDREDS OF KIDNAPPED GIRLS IN NIGERIA.

AND WILD MOMENTS IN DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS.

ONE GUY GIVES DEPUTIES A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) NIGERIA GIRLS-VO


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TZ1 B) INDIANA HIGH SPEED CHASE-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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NIGERIA GIRLS-TRX EBOX TOPS


NOW TO THE LATEST ON THE SEARCH FOR THOSE KIDNAPPED GIRLS IN NIGERIA.

THE U-S IS GETTING INVOLVED.

A TEAM IS HEADED TO NIGERIA RIGHT NOW TO HELP FIND NEARLY 300 GIRLS KIDNAPPED BY MILITANTS.

BILL NEELY REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


NIGERIA GIRLS-PKG


NEARLY FOUR WEEKS SINCE THE GIRLS WERE ABDUCTED FROM A SCHOOL.

"Yes hello, the global clamor to free these girls is growing, this protest outside Nigeria's embassy in London. Hollywood too is joining too. American military assistance is now on the ground. From the girls themselves, nothing, not a word."

TEARS FOR THEIR LOST DAUGHTERS.

PAIN ETCHED ON THEIR FACES.

HELP THOUGH IS NOW COMING FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

"Our inter-agency team is hitting the ground in Nigeria now, and they are going to be working in concert with President Goodluck Jonathan's government to do everything that we possibly can to return these girls to their families and their communities."

ACROSS AMERICA, A GROWING CAMPAIGN TO HELP FREE THE GIRLS; UN ENVOY ANGELINA JOLIE ADDING HER VOICE.

"These men feel that they can get away with this and abuse women, sell them, rape them, take them as property because so many people have got away with that in the past."

THERE'S BEEN SILENCE FOR DAYS FROM THE ISLAMIST KIDNAPPERS BOKO HARAM. DESPITE SOME OPTIMISM FROM NIGERIA'S PRESIDENT.

"I believe the kidnap of these girls will be the beginning of the end of terrorism in Nigeria."

NIGERIA'S PRESIDENT IS OPTIMISTIC, BUT HE ADMITS HE HAS NO IDEA WHERE THE GIRLS ARE.

"The U.S., Britain, France and China are now helping the Nigerians, who so far have made no progress in finding the girls in the 25 days since they were kidnapped. That's why protests like this will continue. Bill Neely, NBC News, London." Return to index of stories...


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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 HEAT AND HUMIDITY

More heat and humidity are on the way today. In addition to the humidity that we feel, there will also be more moisture in place in the mid and upper levels of the atmosphere, allowing for a few more clouds to form this afternoon. Again, a sea breeze will develop, keeping coastal areas in the mid 80s while inland areas reach the lower 90s.

The weekend features plenty of heat and humidity. A weak disturbance will move through the area late Saturday. It will lead to more cloud cover and could even bring a few isolated rain showers. Highs on Saturday will climb into the low 90s, with mid 80s along the coast.

Mother's Day also looks humid, with partly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Again, a few isolated showers will be possible but most areas will stay dry.

Changes begin to arrive next week. A few isolated showers will be possible Monday, with highs in the upper 80s.

Better rain chances arrive Tuesday and Wednesday, with scattered showers developing and highs in the upper 80s.

There is some uncertainty as to how quickly the system will exit next week, and a few showers will be possible late week. Return to index of stories...


SOUTH KOREA FERRY SIT IN-TRX VO


TODAY IN SOUTH KOREA,

RELATIVES OF THE VICTIMS OF THE FERRY DISASTER STAGED A SIT IN.

THE VICTIM'S RELATIVES WANT A DIRECT MEETING WITH THE SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT TO DISCUSS THEIR CONCERNS ABOUT THE RESCUE OPERATION.

273 BODIES HAVE BEEN RECOVERED.

31 REMAIN MISSING - AFTER THE OVERWEIGHT FERRY OVERTURNED AND SANK. Return to index of stories...


INDIANA HIGH SPEED CHASE-VO


AMAZING VIDEO OF A HIGH SPEED CHASE IN INDIANA COMING TO AN END.

CHECK IT OUT.

DEPUTIES CHASED THE SUSPECT AFTER A DEPUTY TRIED TO STOP HIM FOR SPEEDING.

THIS UNFOLDED ON AN INTERSTATE IN INDIANAPOLIS.

THE SUSPECT FINALLY GOT OFF THE INTERSTATE, AND SPED INTO DOWNTOWN.

BUT NOT FOR LONG.

HE T-BONED ANOTHER DRIVER, AND HIT A PERSON ON A BICYCLE.

AFTER AN ATTEMPT TO RUN AWAY, DEPUTIES CAUGHT HIM.

THE OTHER DRIVER AND CYCLIST WILL BE OKAY. Return to index of stories...


BOY STUCK IN GATE-TRX VO


A BOY IN BROOKLYN IS OKAY AFTER GETTING STUCK IN A ROLL-UP GATE.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

THE 7-YEAR OLD WAS PLAYING NEXT TO A PARKING DECK,

WHEN THE GIANT METAL GATE ROLLED UP ALL OF A SUDDEN.

SOMEHOW THE BOY GOT ROLLED UP!

FIRE CREWS CAME TO HELP, AND SURPRISINGLY THE BOY IS OKAY TODAY.

CREWS SAY HE'S LUCKY TO BE ALIVE.

A SIMILAR INCIDENT HAPPENED IN 2012.

THAT PERSON DID NOT SURVIVE. Return to index of stories...


HAND SANITIZER ALCOHOL-VO


NBC2 WITH A WARNING FOR ANYONE WHO USES HAND SANITIZER.

STARTING TO TREND, SOME PEOPLE DRINK IT TO GET DRUNK.

IT'S A SERIOUS PROBLEM FOR PUBLIC PLACES IN MADISON WISCONSIN.

PEOPLE WHO CAN'T AFFORD BOOZE ARE WALKING INTO BUSINESSES AND DRINKING THE SANITIZER.

THOSE BUSINESSES ARE STARTING TO KEEP THEIR STASH OF PURELL LOCKED UP.

HAND SANITIZER CAN BE ALMOST TWICE AS STRONG AS YOUR TYPICAL VODKA. Return to index of stories...


BALD PUB-VO


BALD IS BEAUTIFUL AT A NEW PUB IN JAPAN.

AND YOU'LL EVEN GET A DISCOUNT.

AN INTERESTING CONCEPT.

EVERY CUSTOMER WITH THINNING HAIR GETS A DISCOUNT.

AND IF FIVE BALD CUSTOMERS GO DRINKING TOGETHER, ONE DRINKS FOR FREE.

THE OWNER GOT THE IDEA WHEN SHE WAS WALKING IN DOWNTOWN TOKYO,

AND KEPT SEEING BALD MEN. Return to index of stories...


BEST BBQ-VO


DO YOU LIKE BARBECUE?

A NEW STUDY RANKS THE BEST PLACES TO GET SOME.

ACCORDING TO TRIP ADVISOR, GEORGIA IS THE HOT SPOT.

FOLLOWED BY NORTH CAROLINA, TEXAS, MISSOURI AND TENNESSEE.

THESE STATES HAVE PLACES WHERE PEOPLE WILL WAIT FOR HOURS TO GET THAT BRISKET.

AS FOR FLORIDA - NOT ON THE LIST. Return to index of stories...


SAMMY PICKED-NATS VO


TONIGHT IS THE SECOND ROUND OF THE N-F-L DRAFT.

WHEN IT CAME TIME FOR THE FOURTH OVERALL PICK LAST NIGHT A SOUTH FORT MYERS STANDOUT HEARD HIS NAME CALLED.

nats of announcement

THE BUFFALO BILLS TRADED THREE DRAFT PICKS TO PICK SAMMY WATKINS.

WATKINS PLAYED FOR SOUTH FORT MYERS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND WENT ON TO STAR AT CLEMSON.

HE'S THE HIGHEST PLAYER EVER DRAFTED OUT OF LEE COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


ON THE RUN AT NOON,

A 28 YEAR OLD MAN WHO SAW HIS FIRST FELONY OFFENSE AT JUST 10 YEARS OLD.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT HE'S WANTED FOR NOW,

AND THESE OTHER CRIMINALS ON YOUR SCREEN.

FUGITIVE FRIDAY IS NEXT. Return to index of stories...


FUGITIVE FRIDAY-TRX 3 SHOT


IT'S FUGITIVE FRIDAY AND YOUR HELP COULD PUT SOME BAD GUYS BACK IN JAIL.

TRISH ROUTTE WITH CRIMESTOPPERS IS HERE.

TRISH, THE FIRST GUY YOU WANT TO SHOW US, WAS ARRESTED FOR STEALING A CAR AT AGE TEN? Return to index of stories...


FUGITIVE FRIDAY-5 SS


We're starting off our list with a 28 year old repeat offender who was arrested

for his first felony offense at the age of just 10 years old. Daniel Monforto is

currently being sought for violating terms of his state parole, after being released

from prison for the second time earlier this year. This Fort Myers resident's

criminal history is one of the most extensive we've featured here on Fugitive

Friday, with charges of burglary, grand theft auto, aggravated battery and dealing

in stolen property - and that's just as a juvenile. At age 17, he was sent to state

prison for his misdeeds, where he stayed until he was 24 years old. After that

first stint, he continued with subsequent arrests for armed robbery, aggravated

assault with a deadly weapon, a carjacking and more than a dozen counts of

dealing in stolen property. Monforto is a documented gang member who is

known on the streets as "Yoda Boy." He has multiple tattoos, including the

phrase "Stand Alone" on his arms, a money bag with praying hands on his left

arm and a cross on his right leg. Upon his arrest, he'll be held without bond and

likely sent back to state prison.

Next up is Chester Risco, Jr., another frequent offender who's had almost as

many bookings at the Lee County Jail as he's had birthdays. Risco is back

on law enforcement's radar - this time for violating his probation following an

arrest for fraud and trafficking stolen property. To date, this 29 year old fugitive

has been arrested 25 times locally on a wide variety of charges including grand

theft, battery, burglary, dealing in stolen property, fraudulent use of credit cards

and contempt, among others. He's also faced charges in Polk County, as well.

Risco was last known to be living in the Suncoast area of North Fort Myers, and

has numerous tattoos, including a cross and rosary on his right arm and "Mom"

inked on his left arm. Upon his arrest, Risco will be held without bond in the Lee

County Jail.

And in Collier County, the hunt is on for Jessica Scasso, wanted for violating

her state probation on charges of burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and

multiple counts of grand theft. Scasso is 24 years old and starting racking up

felony arrests as a juvenile for both grand theft and burglary. As an adult, she's

been locked up for leaving the scene of a crash and contempt of drug court.

Detectives believe she's still in the North Naples area, possibly working under the

table as a waitress.

And rounding out our list of felons on the run is Anthony Dion Troupe, a repeat

offender with a history of selling pot and cocaine on the streets of Lee County.

To date, this 27 year old fugitive has been arrested 11 times as an adult for

multiple drug related charges, as well as evidence tampering and resisting arrest

with violence. He is 6'3", 240 pounds and was last known to be living in Lehigh

Acres. Troupe has several tattoos on his hands, arms, chest and neck and upon

his arrest, he will be held without bond. Return to index of stories...


CROSS TALK-3 SHOT


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TEASE THREE


NEW TWISTS IN THE VETERANS CONTROVERSY.

REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS WANT TO KNOW WHO *DESTROYED* DOCUMENTS THAT COULD HAVE SAVED VETERANS LIVES.

AND AMERICAN AIRLINES *REFUSES* TO LET AN IRAQ WAR VETERAN BOARD A PLANE WITH HIS SERVICE DOG! Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) VA CONTROVERSY-VOTOPS


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TZ3 B) SERVICE DOG DENIED-VOTOPS


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OPEN 12:30-CLIP


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14-TRX VO SS WIPE


NBC2 WITH A CRIME ALERT, AFTER A VIOLENT HOME INVASION IN FORT MYERS.

LOOK AT THIS VIDEO.

POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THIS WHITE CAR.

THEY SAY THE DRIVER IS THE MAN WHO BRUTALLY ATTACKED A MOTHER IN HER HOME,

WHILE HER 3-YEAR-OLD SON HID IN A CLOSET NEARBY.

IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE NOON THURSDAY AT THE INTERSECTION OF EDGEWOOD AVENUE AND VAN BUREN STREET. Return to index of stories...


FM HOME INVASION-VOTOPS


THE SUSPECT IS ACCUSED OF RAPING THE WOMAN AND POURING BLEACH ON HER INJURIES.

SHE'S RECOVERING IN THE HOSPITAL.

CALL POLICE IF YOU HAVE ANY LEADS IN THIS CASE. Return to index of stories...


VA CONTROVERSY-ON CAM


THE TURMOIL OVER THE VETERANS DEPARTMENT TOOK ANOTHER TWIST TODAY.

LAWMAKERS WANT TO KNOW WHO *DESTROYED* A LIST OF PATIENTS NEEDING CARE!

THEY SAY AS MANY AS 40-VETERANS DIED WHILE WAITING FOR CARE.

AS TRACIE POTTS EXPLAINS--

LAWMAKERS ON *BOTH* SIDES OF THE AISLE WANT ANSWERS. Return to index of stories...


VA CONTROVERSY-PKG


LAWMAKERS ARE GIVING THE V-A TILL MAY 19 TO TURN OVER EMAILS AND DOCUMENTS ABOUT WHO DESTROYED A "SECRET WAITING LIST" AT THE PHOENIX V-A HOSPITAL.

STEVEN COOPER WAS A DOCTOR THERE. AND HAD STAGE FOUR PROSTATE CANCER. THE V-A SAID HE HAD TO WAIT THREE MONTHS FOR TREATMENT.

"Had I stayed the course at the VA I would have been dead."

"All the people who are part of this should be held accountable, because it's a crime."

PRESIDENT OBAMA SPOKE ABOUT THE CONTROVERSY LAST NIGHT:

"If we are serious about making sure that our veterans are properly cared for."".then we've got to fix Congress."

CONGRESS - DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS - ARE BACKING V-A SECRETARY ERIC SHINSEKI. THE AMERICAN LEGION WANTS HIM TO RESIGN:

Ohio:49-:56

"I don't believe that changing someone at the top is going to actually get to the solutions that many of us are looking for."

Montana:57-1:00

"We have to get good information before we start chopping people's heads off."

THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS THE V-A'S BACKLOG OF CASES HAS BEEN CUT IN HALF SINCE LAST YEAR.

SHINSEKI'S ORDERED A REVIEW OF ALL V-A HOSPITALS. HE TESTIFIES HERE NEXT WEEK.

SHINKSEKI'S SET TO TESTIFY BEFORE THE SENATE VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE NEXT THURSDAY.

I'M TRACIE POTTS IN WASHINGTON - BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


SUSAN RICE ISRAEL-VO


THE U-S NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER SUSAN RICE IS IN ISRAEL TODAY.

SHE'S THERE TO SHOW OUR NATION'S SUPPORT OF THAT COUNTRY.

RICE ANNOUNCED THAT THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION AND ISRAEL--

RECENTLY SIGNED AN AGREEMENT FOR FURTHER U-S INVESTMENT IN A SECURITY SYSTEM.

THE 1-BILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT DEFENDS ISRAEL BY INTERCEPTING SHORT-RANGE ROCKETS IN MID-AIR. Return to index of stories...


US PHILLIPINES DRILLS-VO


AMERICAN AND FILIPINO MARINES STAGED AN ASSAULT ON A BEACH TODAY.

IT TOOK PLACE NEAR AN ISLAND IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA--

DISPUTED BY BOTH CHINA AND THE PHILIPPINES.

THE DRILL IS PART OF TWO WEEKS OF MILITARY EXERCISES--

TO PREPARE BOTH COUNTRY'S FOR ANY CRISIS IN THE PHILIPPINES.

THE PHILIPPINES IS RELYING ON THE U-S TO HELP MODERNIZE ITS AGING NAVAL FLEET.

SOME SHIPS WERE USED IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR. Return to index of stories...


PISTORIUS TRIAL-ON CAM


A BALLISTICS EXPERT FOR OSCAR PISTORIUS' DEFENSE TEAM SAID HIS ANALYSIS OF THE SCENE DIFFERED FROM THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE SHOOTING BY POLICE INVESTIGATORS.

JEFF ROSSEN REPORTS FROM PRETORIA. Return to index of stories...


PISTORIUS TRIAL-PKG


OSCAR PISTORIUS RUBBING HIS EYES IN COURT, AGAIN TODAY.AS HIS OWN DEFENSE EXPERT WENT DEMONSTRATED REEVA STEENKAMP'S LIKELY POSITION WHEN SHE WAS SHOT.

"Collapsed down after the first shot."

BUT ON CROSS-EXAMINATION.THE PROSECUTOR MADE A SURPRISE REQUEST.

GERRIE NEL: May I invited the court to observe the toilet from close up?

FOR THE FIRST TIME, THE JUDGE LEFT THE BENCH, WITH A SECURITY GUARD HOLDING HER HAND.MAKING HER WAY TO THE BATHROOM SETUP IN COURT. THE PROSECUTION TEAM SPRAYING THIS CHEMICAL.

TO ILLUMINATE THE LASER BEAMS.TRACKING THE TRAJECTORIES OF THE FOUR BULLETS THROUGH THE DOOR.

NEL: Are you saying the following? After A she turned and the right side was now facing the door? But she collapsed downwards?

WITNESS: My Lady, what happened behind that door we will never know.

"If Oscar Pistorius is convicted, he could end up here at this maximum security prison.or any prison in south africa.many of them notorious for gangs, weapons, even murders. The big question is: how will officials here handle his disability?"

AFTER ALL, EXPERTS SAY INMATES COULD USE HIS PROSTHETIC LEGS AS WEAPONS.

Laurie: If he went in on the blades, they would simply take them away, sharpen them, and turn them into knives or any other kind of weapon. If he went in on the solid prosthetic, they would simply take them and use them as a club.

AND THERE'S ANOTHER MASSIVE ISSUES HERE. SOUTH AFRICAN PRISONS ARE OVERCROWDED BY AS MUCH AS 175-PERCENT.

Laurie: Usually it's bunk beds. Up to 70-80 prisoners in a cell. Some sleep in shSome on the floor wherecan find.

Jeff: Would they put pus in the generion?

Lauriemay not have a choice. Then so much focu not getting special t. So evepartment of corrections will hvery careful what they do with ke of public perception.

JSEN, N-B-C NEWS, PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA. Return to index of stories...


TOYOTA PROFIT-VO


TOYOTA POSTED A RECORD PROFIT FOR THE YEAR.

RECORD SALES HELPED TOYOTA'S NET PROFIT SURGE TO NEARLY 18-BILLION DOLLARS OVER THE PAST 12-MONTHS.

TOYOTA ALSO BECAME THE FIRST AUTO-MAKER TO SELL MORE THAN 10-MILLION VEHICLES IN A YEAR. Return to index of stories...


STOCKS-TRX BIGBOARD TOPS


MIXED EARNING REPORTS FROM THE FIRST QUARTER SENT STOCKS MODERATELY LOWER AT THE START OF THE TRADING DAY.

LOOKING LIVE AT THE BIG BOARD.

RIGHT NOW THE DOW ___. Return to index of stories...


SNAPCHAT SETTLEMENT-VO


SNAPCHAT HAS SETTLED CHARGES BY THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION.

THE F-T-C RULES THAT SNAPCHAT *DECEIVED* CONSUMERS.

THE POPULAR SOCIAL MEDIA APP PROMISES THAT PHOTOS SENT BY USERS--

WILL DISAPPEAR AFTER A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME.

BUT THE FTC CLAIMS PHOTOS CAN ACTUALLY BE SAVED BY THOSE YOU SEND THEM TO--

THROUGH VARIOUS METHODS. Return to index of stories...


MCDONALD'S FRIES-VO


MCDONALD'S IS LOOKING TO SHAKE THINGS UP!

THE FAST-FOOD GIANT WILL START TESTING *SEASONED* FRIES IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAINT LOUIS.

BUT THERE'S A CATCH --

THE FRIES ARE NOT PRE-SEASONED.

THEY COME WITH SPECIAL SEASONING PACKETS--

WHICH YOU POUR INTO A BAG AND SHAKE TO COVER THE FRIES.

MCDONALD'S TRIED THIS ABOUT 10-YEARS AGO IN HONG KONG AND WERE RELATIVELY SUCCESSFUL. Return to index of stories...


SERVICE DOG DENIED-VO WIPE


STRESSFUL MOMENTS FOR AN IRAQ WAR VET AND HIS NEW SERVICE DOG.

THE TWO WERE TRYING TO FLY FROM FLORIDA TO CALIFORNIA--

WHEN AMERICAN AIRLINES *REFUSED* TO ALLOW HIS SERVICE DOG TO BOARD THE PLANE.

JOSH RIVERA IS AN IRAQ WAR VETERAN.

HE DISPOSED OF DANGEROUS EXPLOSIVES--

AND IT LEFT HIM WITH EMOTIONAL SCARS.

"BRADY" IS HERE TO HELP JOSH COPE--

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SERVICE DOG DENIED-SOTVO


"tried to explain this is not an emotional support animal. this is a service animal. he wasn't listening. he wouldn't have it."

AMERICAN'S WEBSITE SAYS ANYONE WITH A PHYSICAL DISABILITY--

NEEDS TO PROVIDE CREDIBLE VERBAL ASSURANCE THAT AN ANIMAL IS PROVIDING A SERVICE.

AMERICAN CLAIMS JOSH DID NOT FILL OUT THE FORMS.

GOOD NEWS THOUGH--

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES GAVE JOSH AND HIS DOG A FREE RIDE TO CALIFORNIA. Return to index of stories...


HOT OR NOT COMPETITION-ON CAM


IT'S NOT THE FIRST TIME IT'S HAPPENED--

BUT IT'S THE FIRST TIME SOMEONE IS ACTIVELY FIGHTING BACK.

REMEMBER THAT ONLINE COMPETITION--

THAT JUDGES HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASED ON THEIR APPEARANCE.

ITS CALLED "MAY MADNESS"--

AND ITS HAPPENING AT A WASHINGTON STATE HIGH SCHOOL.

HEATHER GRAF REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


HOT OR NOT COMPETITION-PKG


17-YEAR-OLD ELLE WILSON WAS SITTING IN THIS SNOQUALMIE COFFEE SHOP, DOING HOMEWORK.

"I think its a form of harassment for sure."

SHE WISHES HIGH SCHOOL COULD BE THAT SIMPLE.

"and then tell your friends to vote. another matchup."

INSTEAD, ELLE IS HERE, BATTLING BACK AGAINST AN ONLINE CONTEST CALLED "MAY MADNESS" AT MOUNT SI.

"So there's girls who have not consented to being in this tournament. and whoever is "hottest" or most aesthetically pleasing ot these boys wins the matchup and moves on -- and so ultimately there's one "winner"

"HOT OR NOT". ORGANIZERS ASK ON A PRIVATE TWITTER ACCOUNT WITH MORE THAN 100 FOLLOWERS. AND WHEN HER MALE CLASSMATES WEIGH IN. ELL FEELS, THEY ARE OBJECTIFYING WOMEN IN THE WORST POSSIBLE WAY.

TSHIRTS PHOTOS TOO IN THE EMAIL, IF YOU NEED THEM THESE TSHIRTS WERE THE FIRST MOVE MADE BY A GENDER EQUALITY GROUP THE MOUNT SI JUNIOR CREATED IN PROTEST.

"A ton of people came to me like hey i know you started this, can we do something about may madness, its hurtful, i've been hurt by this and want to do something to stop it."

BUT FROM THE BOYS BEHIND "MAY MADNESS"

they honestly don't think what they're doing is wrong.

ONLY THIS.

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HOT OR NOT COMPETITION-OC


THAT WAS HEATHER GRAF REPORTING.

THE SCHOOL'S PRINCIPAL HAS ASKED THE BOYS TO REMOVE THE COMMENTS FROM TWITTER BEFORE. IN HIS WORDS--

"MORE SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES OCCUR."

MEANWHILE THE MALE STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE GAME--

SAY ITS BEING BLOWN OUT OF PROPORTION. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK SEX OFFENDER APPS-VO WIPE


SOME GOOD NEWS FOR PARENTS--

A NEW FACEBOOK APP HELPS YOU FIND OUT WHO YOUR CHILD'S ONLINE "FRIENDS" REALLY ARE.

IT SCANS YOUR LIST OF "FRIENDS"--

AND NOTIFIES YOU IF ANY OF THEM ARE ON THE NATIONAL SEX OFFENDER REGISTER.

IT'S LINKED TO FACEBOOK--

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FACEBOOK SEX OFFENDER APPS-SOTVO


"I think it will be great because kids are always adding friends. It's a contest to see who has the most friends."

"You never know who someone is on the other side of the computer screen."

THE RESULTS ARE COLOR CODED.

YELLOW MEANS THERE IS A NAME MATCH.

ORANGE MEANS THERE IS A NAME AND A LOCATION MATCH--

AND THE RED MEANS YOUR FACEBOOK FRIEND'S NAME AND LOCATION AND DATE OF BIRTH MATCHES A SEX OFFENDERS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


A RESURGENCE OF MEASLES IN THE U-S IS PUTTING DOCTORS ON ALERT.

NEW AT NOON,

WE'LL SHOW YOU THE OUTBREAK AND HOW PARENTS CAN BE PREPARED.

WE ALL KNOW MOMS WORK HARD -- FROM COOKING TO CLEANING TO TAKING CARE OF THEIR KIDS. SO, AS WE HEAD INTO MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND, WE HAVE A LOOK AT WHAT MOM'S VALUE IS REALLY WORTH.

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TZ4 A) MEASLES ALERT-VO


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TZ4 B) MOMS SALARY-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS


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ARGUING DEATHS-VO


DON'T ARGUE-- LIVE LONGER!

IT MAY BE THAT SIMPLE!

A STUDY FOUND PEOPLE WHO *FREQUENTLY* ARGUE WITH PARTNERS OR CHILDREN--

HAVE A 50 TO 100-PERCENT HIGHER RISK OF DEATH.

THAT COMPARES TO PEOPLE WHO REARELY QUARREL.

THAT RISK WAS EVEN HIGHER FOR THOSE WHO HAD PERSISTENT SQUABBLES WITH FAMILY! Return to index of stories...


EXERCISE & BLOOD SUGAR-VO


JUST A FEW MINUTES OF *INTENSE* EXERCISE *BEFORE* MEALS.

COULD BE GOOD FOR YOU.

A NEW STUDY TESTED THE EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT TYPES AND *TIMING* OF EXERCISE--

ON A GROUP OF INSULIN RESISTANT PATIENTS.

IT FOUND SHORT BURSTS OF INTENSE CARDIO AND RESISTANCE TRAINING A HALF HOUR BEFORE EACH MEAL--

LOWERED PATIENTS' GLUCOSE LEVELS BY 12-PERCENT.

THAT COMPARES TO JUST ONE *MODERATE* 30-MINUTE WORKOUT A DAY. Return to index of stories...


INACTIVITY & HEART DISEASE-VO


HEY LADIES--

GET UP AND BE ACTIVE!

NEW RESEARCH REVEALS AN *INACTIVE* LIFESTYLE--

DRAMATICALLY AFFECTS A WOMAN'S RISK OF HEART DISEASE.

SCIENTISTS STUDIED HOW MUCH EACH "MAJOR RISK" FACTOR--

ACTUALLY CONTRIBUTES TO HEART DISEASE.

SMOKING WAS THE GREATEST DANGER--

BUT AFTER AFTER 30--

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY WAS THE GREATEST RISK FOR DEVELOPING HEART DISEASE--

EVEN MORE THAN BEING OVERWEIGHT! Return to index of stories...


BURGERS FOR BREAKFAST-VO


FAST FOOD GIANT BURGER KING IS BEEFING UP ITS BREAKFAST MENU WITH SOME UNUSUAL ADDITIONS.

THE CHAIN IS LAUNCHING A NEW PROGRAM AT FIVE-THOUSAND OF ITS RESTAURANTS.

IT'S CALLED "BURGERS AT BREAKFAST."

THE NEW MENU FEATURES A VARIETY OF WHOPPER SANDWICHES, CHEESEBURGERS AND CHICKEN SANDWICHES. AS WELL AS FRENCH FRIES AND APPLE PIE. Return to index of stories...


MEASLES ALERT-ON CAM


A SECOND MEDICAL SCARE IS SWEEPING THE COUNTRY.

FIRST MUMPS--

NOW A MEASLES OUTBREAK IS HITTING THE UNITED STATES.

DOCTORS SAY THEY ARE SEEING MORE CASES--

THAN THEY'VE SEEN IN DECADES.

NESITA KWAN HAS MORE. Return to index of stories...


MEASLES ALERT-PKG


IT'S A STANDARD QUESTION FOR DR. NADIA QURESHI. HAS SHE HAD ALL HER SHOTS?

1408 Hi princess. up to date for all her immunizations??

THE LOYOLA PEDIATRICIAN SAYS THE TWO DOSE MMR VACCINE HAS NEVER BEEN MORE IMPORTANT. THE CDC SAID A DECADE AGO MEASLES HAD ESSENTIALLY BEEN ERADICATED. NOW 15 STATES REPORT CASES, AND SEVEN SAY THEY'VE HAD OUTRIGHT MEASLES OUTBREAKS.

"hurts me to see a child who is suffering from something so easily prevented"

EXPERTS SAY MORE PARENTS ARE OPTING OUT OF VACCINES. AND INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL HAS SKYROCKETED.

DR. QURESHI HAD HER INFANT TWINS VACCINATED BEFORE A TRIP TO PAKISTAN.

"the hardest hit group kids ages two to five and because they can only treat symptoms. really miserable experience for their little patients."

SO ALL PARENTS CAN DO IS WAIT IT OUT. BUT THE DISEASE DOES HAVE ONE TELL TALE SIGN

"they develop this rash about four days after that spreads from top to bottom and it gets really red, completely covered from head to toe"

THE IRONY IS THAT SO FEW US DOCTORS HAVE SEEN AN ACTUAL CASE OF MEASLES, EXPERTS SAY THEY MAY NOT IMMEDIATELY KNOW WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING AT.

WHICH MEANS THOSE INFECTED MAY NOT GET IMMEDIATE QUARANTINE.

BUT FOR CONCERNED PARENTS, DOCTORS SAY THE ANSWER IS SIMPLE.

"keep her with regular doctors visits, so hopefully she doesn't get measles. you know?" Return to index of stories...


MEASLES ALERT-OC


THAT WAS NESITA KWAN.

INITIAL SYMPTOMS INCLUDE COUGH, FEVER, RUNNY NOSE, WATERY EYES AND FEELING RUN-DOWN.

TINY WHITE SPOTS MAY APPEAR IN THE PATIENT'S MOUTH AFTER A FEW DAYS--

AND A RASH MAY BREAK OUT ON THEIR FACE THAT RUNS DOWN THE BODY. Return to index of stories...


7 FOOT 5 HS BBALL PLAYER-2 SHOT VO


LISTEN TO THIS.

A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT IN FLORIDA SAYS HE'D BE HAPPY AS A BIOCHEMIST.

THAT'S IF HIS OTHER GOAL FALLS THROUGH.

CHECK THIS OUT.

THE 16-YEAR OLD KNOWN AS 'TACO' WOULD RATHER PLAY BASKETBALL.

AND COMING IN AT 7 FOOT FIVE INCHES HE'S GOT A GOOD SHOT.

ALREADY TALLER THAN SHAQ, DOCTORS SAY HE'S STILL GROWING.

HE HAS AN EIGHT FOOT WINGSPAND, AND HIS HANDS ARE ONE FOOT LONG.

TACO ALSO HAS A 4 POINT 0 GPA. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-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 HEAT AND HUMIDITY

More heat and humidity are on the way today. In addition to the humidity that we feel, there will also be more moisture in place in the mid and upper levels of the atmosphere, allowing for a few more clouds to form this afternoon. Again, a sea breeze will develop, keeping coastal areas in the mid 80s while inland areas reach the lower 90s.

The weekend features plenty of heat and humidity. A weak disturbance will move through the area late Saturday. It will lead to more cloud cover and could even bring a few isolated rain showers. Highs on Saturday will climb into the low 90s, with mid 80s along the coast.

Mother's Day also looks humid, with partly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Again, a few isolated showers will be possible but most areas will stay dry.

Changes begin to arrive next week. A few isolated showers will be possible Monday, with highs in the upper 80s.

Better rain chances arrive Tuesday and Wednesday, with scattered showers developing and highs in the upper 80s.

There is some uncertainty as to how quickly the system will exit next week, and a few showers will be possible late week. Return to index of stories...


BOOTH ALERT-live tops


JUST COMING INTO THE NEWSROOM FROM LEHIGH ACRES.

CREWS ARE MOPPING UP A BRUSH FIRE JUST NORTH OF STATE ROAD 82.

THE AREA IS NEAR SCOTTSDALE STREET AND MEADOW ROAD.

LEHIGH FIRE HAS IT CONTAINED.

THE FIRE STARTED ABOUT AN HOUR AGO. Return to index of stories...


OLDER MOMS-ON CAM


MOTHER'S DAY IS SUNDAY.

BUT MORE AND MORE--

WOMEN ARE WAITING UNTIL LATER IN THEIR CHILDBEARING YEARS--

TO BECOME MOMS THEMSELVES.

IT'S A DELAY THAT COMES WITH RISKS--

BUT ALSO, TREMENDOUS BENEFIT.

ERIKA EDWARDS EXPLAINS. Return to index of stories...


OLDER MOMS-PKG


BARB STORTEBOOM SPENDS HER DAYS WORKING AT A REALTY OFFICE.

EVERY OTHER BIT OF HER TIME -- AND ENERGY -- IS DEVOTED TO HER TWO SMALL CHILDREN.

"I'm 40 now, and it takes a lot out of you to chase the children."

BARB IS ONE OF A GROWING NUMBER OF WOMEN WHO -- FOR WHATEVER REASON -- START THEIR FAMILIES AT WHAT'S CALLED AN "ADVANCED MATERNAL AGE" -- MEANING, OVER 35.

A NEW GOVERNMENT REPORT FINDS THAT SINCE THE YEAR 2000, THE RATE OF WOMEN HAVING THEIR FIRST BABIES AFTER 35 HAS RISEN 24-PERCENT. AND 35-PERCENT FOR WOMEN OVER 40.

BUT AS WOMEN AGE -- THEIR CHANCES OF GETTING -- AND STAYING -- PREGNANT DECLINE.

"For much older mothers over 40, we start thinking about things like placental insufficiency, and the placenta just kind of wears out at the end of the pregnancy."

DR. MARK BLAND IS AN OBSTETRICIAN AT NOVANT HEALTH IN CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA.

HE SEES QUITE A FEW OF THESE "OLDER MOMS". WHO OFTEN MUST UNDERGO ADDITIONAL GENETIC TESTING. THE RISK FOR CHROMOSOMAL PROBLEMS INCREASE WITH THE MOTHERS' AGE.

BUT DR. BLAND SAYS THESE WOMEN ARE ALSO MORE LIKELY TO HAVE INVOLVED PARTNERS. EXERCISE AND EAT WELL. AND BE WELL EDUCATED ABOUT THE PATH TO PARENTHOOD.

"So they're coming into pregnancy in good health and having planned it as opposed to the unplanned pregnancy."

BARB WOULD HAVE LIKED TO HAVE HAD BABIES IN HER 20'S. BUT SHE SAYS THERE ARE ADVANTAGES TO BEING A MORE MATURE MOM.

"Looking back, I was not ready, I was a completely different person then."

MANY OLDER MOMS ARE LOOKING FORWARD NOW -- AS THEY BEGIN TO RAISE LITTLE PEOPLE OF THEIR OWN.

ERIKA EDWARDS, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


OLDER MOMS-OC


SOME STATES HAD BIGGER JUMPS IN OLDER MOMS THAN OTHERS.

THEY INCLUDE MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, SOUTH CAROLINA AND WASHINGTON, D-C. Return to index of stories...


MOMS SALARY-VIDBOX


IT'S ONE OF THE HARDEST JOBS IN THE WORLD --

ALL DONE WITHOUT A PAYCHECK.

BUT IF MOMS WERE TO GET PAID BASED ON WHAT THEY DO EACH AND EVERY DAY --

HOW MUCH WOULD THEY EARN?

INSURE- DOT- COM RAN THE NUMBERS--

AND CREATED "THE MOTHER'S DAY SALARY INDEX" FOR THIS YEAR.

COOKING AND CLEANING WOULD PAY ABOUT $12,000 IN WAGES.

MORE THAN $21,000 FOR CHILDCARE--

$7,000 IN HOMEWORK HELP--

AND OVER $5,000 FOR BEING A PERSONAL CHAUFFEUR.

ADD IN MISCELLANEOUS JOBS--

THAT'S ANOTHER 15-GRAND--

THE TOTAL COMES TO OVER 65-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


MOM LOSES 100 POUNDS-VO WIPE


A MICHIGAN MOM DECIDED SHE DIDN'T LIKE THE WAY SHE LOOKED ANYMORE--

SO SHE TOOK ACTION AND CHANGED HER LIFE.

WITH THE HELP OF A FREE APP--

SHE DROPPED 100 POUNDS IN A YEAR!

YVETTE SAYS SHE WAS ALWAYS ON THE GO--

ESPECIALLY AS A BUSY MOM OF THREE LITTLE ONES.

BUT LAST MOTHERS DAY SHE HIT THE SCALES AT 259-POUNDS!

SO SHE DOWNLOADED A FREE APP CALLED " MY FITNESS PAL"--

FOLLOWED THE ADVICE AND LOST 9-POUNDS THE FIRST WEEK! Return to index of stories...


MOM LOSES 100 POUNDS-SOTVO


"Every week after that, it went from five pounds to three pounds to two pounds a week. There were weeks where I wouldn't lose anything and I'd get really discouraged. But, I think the anger and the frustration, I kind of channeled it to motivate myself."

YVETTE PLANS TO USE THE APP TO KEEP THE WEIGHT OFF.

SHE ALSO SPLURGED BY SPENDING SOME MONEY FOR A NEW WARDROBE! Return to index of stories...


COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


LOOKING TO BUY A HOME?

DO YOU HAVE MORE THAN 100 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN YOUR POCKET RIGHT NOW?

IF NOT YOU MAY BE OUT OF LUCK.

FIRST AT FOUR WHY MORE PEOPLE ARE NOW FORGOING FINANCING AND PAYING THEIR DREAM HOME IN CASH.

PLUS FOR THE SECOND DAY IN A ROW L-A CLIPPERS OWNER DONALD STERLING IS HEARD IN ANOTHER PHONE CONVERSATION.

HOW HE'S NOW DEFENDING HIS REMARKS THAT GOT HIM BANNED.

PLUS it’s a BANK ROBBERY LIKE YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN.

AHEAD AT FOUR WHAT POLICE SAY THIS ELDERLY MAN BROUGHT TO TAKE MONEY FROM A TELLER HERE IN FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


B) ANOTHER STERLING-VOTOPS


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C) ELDERLY BANK ROBBER-VOTOPS


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