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ANCHOR SUPERS SALTY SAMS SHOOTING-SOTVO
KEY LIST SALTY SAMS SHOOTING-REM LIVE
SEVERE WX CLIP-CLIP HOME INVASION ARRESTS-VO TOPS
FIRST WEATHER-WX CTR OFF TOP CHILD PORN CHARGES-VO TOPS
TOSS TO DAVE-TRX, 2SHOT, SS SO CAL WILDFIRES-PLASMA VO
SALTY SAM SITUATION-LIVE SO CAL WILDFIRES-PKG
SALTY SAM SITUATION-VO WIPE VA SCANDAL-ON CAM
SALTY SAM SITUATION-SOT VA SCANDAL-PKG
SALTY SAM SITUATION-LIVE SK FERRY INDICTMENTS-VO
TOSS TO RICK-TRX, C, SS, SS, VO NIGERIA GIRLS VIGIL-VO
HOME INVASION ARRESTS-LIVE TURKEY MINE BLAST-TRX-VIDBOX
HOME INVASION ARRESTS-VO, SS TURKISH PROTESTS-VO TOPS
HOME INVASION ARRESTS-LIVE CASEY KASEM FOUND-VO
TOSS TO CHRISTY-ON CAM, TRX LOS ANGELES OIL SPILL-VO
INVASION ARRESTS REACTION-LIVE SIXTH GRADE HIT LIST-VO
INVASION ARRESTS REACTION-PKG SIXTH GRADE HIT LIST-SOTVO
INVASION ARRESTS REACTION-LIVE FMHS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS
DRIVE BY SHOOTING-SSTOP, VO MOULTON COURT-VOTOP, SS, CG
TOSS TO ALEX-TRX, ON CAM DCF FRAUD PREVENTION-VO
CHILD PORN CHARGES-LIVE CONSTANCE JONES LEAVES-SS
CHILD PORN CHARGES-VO, SS STONE CRAB SEASON ENDS-VO
CHILD PORN CHARGES-LIVE TOSS TO NICK-ON CAM
AARON HERNANDEZ CHARGES-TRXSSTOPS HOUSE BOAT MOVED-LIVE
911 MUSEUM-ON CAM HOUSE BOAT MOVED-VO
911 MUSEUM-PKG HOUSE BOAT MOVED-LIVE
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
TZ1 A) BUMPER STICKER DANGER-VO TZ4 A) 31 YEAR OLD POSES-VO
TZ1 B) GEORGIA STORMS-VOTOPS WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR
WEATHER-STC DEMENTIA EXPLAINER-ON CAM
GEORGIA STORMS-VO DEMENTIA EXPLAINER-PKG
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP DEMENTIA EXPLAINER-TAG
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL TOO MUCH EXERCISE-VO
BUMPER STICKER DANGERS-ON CAM HEPATITIS C PRISONS-VO
BUMPER STICKER DANGERS-PKG HOSPITAL WEEKEND EFFECT-VO
BUMPER STICKER DANGERS-TAG CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY-VO
FCC BROADBAND PROPOSAL-VO FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
SEARS CLOSING MORE STORES-VO FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
MORE GM RECALLS-CG 31 YEAR OLD POSES AS HS KID-ON CAM
SUMMER AIR TRAVEL-VO 31 YEAR OLD POSES AS HS KID-PKG
TEASE TWO-2 SHOT 31 YEAR OLD POSES AS HS KID-TAG
TZ2 A) SCHOOL SEGREGATION-VO LEBRON JAMES BOYCOTT-ON CAM
TZ2 B) 3 LEGGED DOG SAVED-VOTOPS MIAMI HEAT CONFERENCE FINALS-VOTOPS
3 LEGGED DOG SAVED-ON CAM GENEROSITY POLL-VO
3 LEGGED DOG SAVED-PKG DIGGING OUT OF DEBT APPS-VO
3 LEGGED DOG SAVED-TAG ROYAL TWEET-VO
SCHOOL SEGREGATION-VO CAT RESCUES BOY-VO
PUNTA GORDA MEMORIAL-VO WIPE COMING UP @ 4-CLIP
PUNTA GORDA MEMORIAL-SOTVO A) VA SCANDAL-VO
TEASE THREE-1 SHOT B) MINIMUM WAGE-VOTOPS
TZ3 A) VA SCANDAL-VO TS1: SALTY SAM SHOOTING-TRXVO TOPS
TZ3 B) 6TH GRADE HIT LIST-VOTOPS TS2: HOME INVASION ARRESTS-VOTOPS
DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS TS3: CHILD PORN CHARGES-VOTOPS
SALTY SAMS SHOOTING-TRXVO TOP MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE
SALTY SAMS SHOOTING-REM LIVE CLOSE-3-SHOT
SALTY SAMS SHOOTING-VO END TIME------------


ANCHOR SUPERS


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SEVERE WX CLIP-CLIP


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FIRST WEATHER-WX CTR OFF TOP


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TOSS TO DAVE-TRX, 2SHOT, SS


NBC2 IS COVERING SEVERAL BREAKING NEWS STORIES AT THIS HOUR--

WE BEGIN ON FORT MYERS BEACH--

WHERE TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD.

THE CRIME SCENE IS AT A POPULAR PLACE FOR BOATERS.

SALTY SAM'S MARINA--

NBC2's DAVE ELIAS IS THERE WITH ALL THE BREAKING INFORMATION--

DAVE, WHAT HAVE YOU FOUND OUT. Return to index of stories...


SALTY SAM SITUATION-LIVE


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SALTY SAM SITUATION-VO WIPE


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SALTY SAM SITUATION-SOT


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SALTY SAM SITUATION-LIVE


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TOSS TO RICK-TRX, C, SS, SS, VO


NBC2 IS TRACKING A DEVELOPING STORY OUT OF ORANGE COUNTY--

THERE'S HOPE THIS WILL SOLVE A STRING OF VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED THESE THREE MEN IN ORANGE COUNTY FOR ATTEMPTED ARMED BURGLARY --

DEPUTIES CAUGHT THEM MOMENTS BEFORE BREAKING INTO A HOME OUTSIDE OF ORLANDO.

POLICE SAY THE HOME IS ON KILGORE ROAD IN ORLANDO--

AND WAS ONCE OWNED BY SINGER JOEY FATONE.

THESE ARRESTS COULD BE A POSSIBLE BREAKTHROUGH IN THE VIOLENT COLLIER COUNTY HOME INVASIONS.

DEPUTIES FOUND ZIP TIES. DUCK TAPE. AND THREE GUNS ON THE SUSPECTS IN ORLANDO--

THE CRIMINALS HAD SIMILAR GEAR IN THE *COLLIER* HOME INVASIONS.

NBC-2'S RICK RITTER JOINS US LIVE FROM OUR COLLIER COUNTY MOBILE NEWSROOM WITH THE LATEST ON THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASION ARRESTS-LIVE


-THIS HOME BEHIND ME WAS TARGETED IN MARCH IN THIS VIOLENT STRING OF HOME INVASIONS

-THIS IS BRAND NEW INFORMATION, WITHIN THE LAST HOUR - SEVERAL SOURCES ARE TELLING ME THE SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN ORANGE COUNTY, ARE RELATED TO THIS HOME INVASION AND OTHERS IN NAPLES Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASION ARRESTS-VO, SS


JUST TO RECAP - THOSE SUSPECTS WERE ARRESTED MONDAY NIGHT IN ORANGE COUNTY AFTER DEPUTIES SAY THEY WERE CUTTING THROUGH A CHAIN LINK FENCE, TRYING TO GET INTO A HIGH END HOME.

ON THEM - DEPUTIES FOUND DUCT TAPE, ZIP TIES AND GUNS.

THEY SAY ONE OF THOSE GUNS WAS STOLEN OUT OF COLLIER COUNTY.

DEPUTIES TELL US THEIR INVESTIGATION STARTED WITH CRIMINAL INTELLIGENCE AND THEY WERE TRACKING THIS TRIO.

BACK TO THE COLLIER COUNTY ANGLE - WE'VE HAD FIVE UNSOLVED HOME INVASIONS HERE IN THE LAST 3 MONTHS.

HIGH END COMMUNITIES LIKE AQUALANE SHORES, QUAIL WEST AND THE ESTUARY WERE ALL HIT - ALONG WITH 2 OTHER HOMES IN NAPLES.

IN ALL FIVE HOME INVASIONS - IT WAS THE SAME M/O.

VICTIMS WERE TIED UP WHILE MASKED GUNMEN RANSACKED THE HOME FOR JEWELRY, CASH AND GOT AWAY. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASION ARRESTS-LIVE


-ALL FIVE REMAIN UNSOLVED - BUT AGAIN, WITHIN THE LAST HOUR - SEVERAL SOURCES TELL ME THE SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN ORANGE COUNTY ARE RELATED TO THE HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER

-WE'RE WORKING TO GET NEW DETAILS FROM THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

-COUNT ON US TO BRING YOU THE LATEST IN THIS DEVELOPING STORY THROUGHOUT THE DAY

WE'RE LIVE IN NAPLES, RR, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO CHRISTY-ON CAM, TRX


AS YOU MIGHT EXPECT--

THESE ARRESTS ARE *GREAT* NEWS TO RESIDENTS IN COLLIER COUNTY--

NBC-2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS TALKED EXCLUSIVELY WITH ONE OF THE HOME INVASION VICTIMS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

SHE CONTINUES OUR LIVE TEAM COVERAGE FROM OUR COLLIER COUNTY MOBILE NEWSROOM--

CHRISTY. Return to index of stories...


INVASION ARRESTS REACTION-LIVE


THIS IS WHERE THE FIRST OF THESE FIVE HOME INVASIONS HAPPENED--

AT A HOME HERE ON WHITE BLVD.

TODAY I TALKED WITH THE HOMEOWNER WHO TELLS ME HE IS RELIEVED TO HEAR OF THE ARRESTS. AND HE IS HOPEFUL IT'S THE SAME GUYS. Return to index of stories...


INVASION ARRESTS REACTION-PKG


---TAKE PKG---

00:51-01:02

you know what you experienced.

ALMOST THREE MONTHS TO THE DAY--

ARMED MASKED MEN STORMED INTO THIS MAN'S COLLIER COUNTY HOME-- AND ROBBED IT.

HOLDING HIM AND HIS WIFE, MOTHER IN LAW AND TWO CHILDREN AT GUN POINT.

00:55

you never know if these guys are going to lose it and put a bullet in the back of your head.

IT'S ONE OF FIVE UNSOLVED HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

STILL TODAY-- THIS MAN IS SHAKEN.

HE DOESN'T WANT TO SHOW HIS FACE OR USE HIS NAME

BUT TELLS US-- HE'S HOPEFUL FOR A BREAK IN THE CASE.

05:44-05:51

the sheriff's department sent the person in charge over and let us know in advance

HIS FAMILY LEARNED LAST NIGHT ABOUT THREE ARRESTS IN ORLANDO.

POLICE ARRESTED THE MEN FOR ATTEMPTING A HOME INVASION-- TWO OF THEM ARE FROM IMMOKALEE.

INVESTIGATORS CAN'T SAY FOR SURE--

BUT THIS MAN IS CONVINCED-- IT'S THE SAME GUYS.

05:44-05:51

we're excited that they caught the guys this way no one has to suffer like we did.

THE MEN WERE WEARING MASKS WHEN THEY STORMED HIS HOME IN FEBRUARY.

HE SAYS HE COULD NEVER IDENTIFY THEM BECAUSE OF THAT--

BUT SEEING MUG SHOTS OF THE POSSIBLE SUSPECTS IS DIFFICULT FOR HIS FAMILY.

08:44-08:50

to hear that they are local guys was i guess disappointing in a way.

THEIR SENSE OF SECURITY IS STILL GONE--

BUT KNOWING JUSTICE IS POSSIBLE

BRINGS THEM CLOSURE.

05:23-05:28

maybe it will recover some of the memories that were taken away from us.

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INVASION ARRESTS REACTION-LIVE


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DRIVE BY SHOOTING-SSTOP, VO


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING ANOTHER SHOOTING IN LEHIGH ACRES.

IT HAPPENED AROUND MIDNIGHT AT SPARTA AVENUE AND MEADOW ROAD.

DEPUTIES TELL US MULTIPLE SHOTS WERE FIRED INTO A HOME.

NO ONE WAS HURT.

THIS IS THE THE THIRD SIMILAR SHOOTING IN 8 DAYS. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO ALEX-TRX, ON CAM


NOW TO BREAKING NEWS OUT OF CAPE CORAL.

POLICE ARREST A MAN ON MULTIPLE CHARGES OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY!

THE SUSPECT WAS IN COURT THIS MORNING.

NBC2's ALEX DEARMAS IS GATHERING DETAILS--

AND JOINS US LIVE WITH DETAILS--

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CHILD PORN CHARGES-LIVE


IT ALL STARTED LAST WEEK WHEN A14 YEAR OLD BOY TOLD HIS MOTHER A MAN TOOK NAKED PICTURES OF HIM AND TOUCHED HIM INAPPROPRIATELY. Return to index of stories...


CHILD PORN CHARGES-VO, SS


THE BOY IDENTIFIED THE MAN AS 55 YEAR OLD KENNETH DUBEAU FROM CAPE CORAL.

POLICE SAY THE BOY MET DUBEAU AT A RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION.

ABOUT TWO WEEKS LATER-- DUBEAU INVITED THE BOY TO SLEEP OVER.

HE'S SLEPT OVER ABOUT 5 TIMES SINCE.

THE BOY SAID THE MAN TOOK NAKED PICTURES OF HIM WITH HIS CELL PHONE.

WHEN INVESTIGATORS SEARCHED HIS PHONE THEY FOUND AT LEAST 7 PICTURES OF THE VICTIM ENGAGED IN SEXUAL EXPLICIT CONDUCT.

DUBEAU WAS ARRESTED YESTERDAY FOR HAVING AND MAKING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.

THIS MORNING HE WENT BEFORE A JUDGE FOR THE FIRST TIME--

RIGHT NOW HE IS STILL IN JAIL. Return to index of stories...


CHILD PORN CHARGES-LIVE


POLICE ARE STILL INVESTIGATING -- AND SAY THERE MAY BE OTHER YOUNG VICTIMS INVOLVED.

NBC2 WILL BE ON TOP OF THIS STORY ALL DAY-- COUNT ON US FOR THE DEVELOPING DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


AARON HERNANDEZ CHARGES-TRXSSTOPS


AND NOW TO BREAKING NEWS OUT OF BOSTON--

IN THE LAST HOUR--

FORMER NEW ENGLAND PATRIOT AARON HERNANDEZ WAS INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES--

FROM A 2012 DOUBLE SLAYING IN BOSTON.

HERNANDEZ IS ALREADY IN JAIL--

IN THE UNRELATED DEATH OF 27-YEAR-OLD ODIN LLOYD LAST YEAR.

IN THIS 2012 CASE--

POLICE SAY HERNANDEZ WAS DRIVING A CAR--

WHEN SHOT TWO PEOPLE IN THEIR CAR. Return to index of stories...


911 MUSEUM-ON CAM


IT'S A SPECIAL AND VERY EMOTIONAL DAY IN MANHATTAN.

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA JOINED HUNDREDS OF FAMILY MEMBERS OF VICTIMS--

SURVIVORS AND FIRST RESPONDERS--

TO DEDICATE THE NEW 9-11 MUSEUM AND MEMORIAL.

JAY GRAY IS THERE. Return to index of stories...


911 MUSEUM-PKG


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TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


SOME BUMPER STICKERS ARE REALLY CUTE--

OTHERS ARE INTERESTING.

BUT DID YOU KNOW THAT SOME OF THEM CAN GIVE IDENTITY THIEVES A LOT OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU!

AND SOME NASTY WEATHER ROLLED THROUGH PARTS OF GEORGIA LAST NIGHT--

POWER LINES ARE DOWN AND DOZENS OF HOMES DAMAGED.

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TZ1 A) BUMPER STICKER DANGER-VO


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TZ1 B) GEORGIA STORMS-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


GEORGIA STORMS-VO


SEVERE WEATHER ROCKED PARTS OF GEORGIA LAST NIGHT.

THIS IS VIDEO FROM DODGE COUNTY.

THAT'S IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STATE JUST SOUTH OF MACON.

STRONG WINDS KNOCKED OVER POWER LINES--

RIPPED ROOFS OFF OF HOUSES AND KNOCKED TREES ON TOP OF CARS.

THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF SERIOUS INJURIES.

SOME 5-THOUSAND PEOPLE ARE STILL WITHOUT POWER. 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. Return to index of stories...


BUMPER STICKER DANGERS-ON CAM


DANGEROUS DECALS.

LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ARE WARNING MOTORISTS ABOUT THE DANGERS OF BUMPER STICKERS.

THEY COULD BE GIVING CRIMINALS FREE INFORMATION.

MICHELLE QUESADA EXPLAINS. Return to index of stories...


BUMPER STICKER DANGERS-PKG


ALLAN HARNAGE IS A HUGE GATOR FAN, BUT BESIDES SHOWING HIS WHOLE FAMILY BLEEDS BLUE AND ORANGE, HE'S ALSO LETTING PEOPLE KNOW HOW MANY FAMILY MEMBERS HE HAS AND WHAT KIND OF PETS, THROUGH HIS FAMILY CAR DECAL.

"I haven't really thought about it. with the stickers of the dogs there I'm hoping it might tell them to stay away"

BUT LAW ENFORCEMENT SAYS IT INVITES CRIMINALS. THE PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE POSTED THIS ON FACEBOOK TO WARN RESIDENTS - SOON OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES BEGAN TO SHARE IT. THEY SAY DECALS LIKE THIS TELL PEOPLE - DAD IS IN THE MILITARY AND IS GONE A LOT - MOM IS ALONE WITH THE KIDS - AND THERE'S A PET BUT IT'S NOT A GUARD DOG.

"it's maybe got me thinking maybe I should take them off"

KATHLEEN WIGGINS HAS A BUMPER STICKER ON HER CAR LETTING EVERYONE KNOW THERE'S A MARINE IN HER FAMILY - AND IS PROBABLY NOT HOME A LOT.

"that does really worry me I never thought about anything like that"

AND BUMPER STICKERS ABOUT WHERE YOUR KID GOES TO SCHOOL IS ANOTHER WAY TO LET PEOPLE KNOW WHERE YOU DROP YOUR KIDS OFF- IF YOU'RE KIDS ARE INVOLVED IN SPORTS- YOU'RE PROBABLY NOT HOME IN THE AFTERNOONS. LIKE JULIE MADDOX WHO HAS A STICKER OF HER LITTLE FOOTBALL PLAYER # 10.

"my mother in law has brought that up to me and I actually bought her one and she stuck it on the inside of her car for fear of that"

THE FBI REPORTS THAT IN 2012 THERE WERE OVER 2 MILLION BURGLARIES IN THE US - ALMOST 75 PERCENT WERE RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES. IT'S SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT - BUT OTHERS SAY THEY ARE NOT TOO WORRIED ABOUT A LITTLE STICKER PRIDE. Return to index of stories...


BUMPER STICKER DANGERS-TAG


MICHELLE QUESADA REPORTING.

OFFICIALS ALSO SAY PARKING PERMITS THAT GIVE AWAY WHERE YOU WORK--

OR PLACES YOU FREQUENT--

SHOULD ALSO BE REMOVED FROM YOUR VEHICLE. Return to index of stories...


FCC BROADBAND PROPOSAL-VO


THE FCC UNVEIL A PROPOSAL TODAY FOR INTERNET SPEEDS.

NET NEUTRALITY IS THE IDEA THAT BROADBAND PROVIDERS LIKE COMCAST MUST TREAT ALL INTERNET TRAFFIC EQUALLY.

I SHOULD MENTION COMCAST IS THE PARENT OF NBC UNIVERSAL.

THE F-C-C PLAN WILL PREVENT BROADBAND COMPANIES FROM BLOCKING OR SLOWING DOWN WEBSITES.

BUT WILL ALLOW SOME DEALS FOR CONTENT PROVIDERS.

NET FLIX FOR EXAMPLE CAN PAY FOR A "FAST LANE" FOR THEIR STREAMING VIDEO. Return to index of stories...


SEARS CLOSING MORE STORES-VO


SEARS COULD BE CLOSE TO CALLING IT QUITS.

SEARS PLANS TO SELL ITS 51-PERCENT STAKE IN SEARS CANADA.

THAT'S ABOUT 20-PERCENT OF SEARS STORES WORLDWIDE.

IT CLOSED ALMOST 100 U.S STORES LAST YEAR.

SEARS WAS THE NUMBER ONE RETAILER IN THE WORLD ABOUT 40-YEARS AGO. Return to index of stories...


MORE GM RECALLS-CG


GENERAL MOTORS ADDED *FIVE* MORE RECALLS TO ITS GROWING LIST.

THAT MEANS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF RECALLED VEHICLES THIS YEAR IS MORE THAN 11-MILLION!

THE COMPANY IS RECALLING NEARLY 3-MILLION MORE CARS AND TRUCKS--

TO FIX PROBLEMS WITH BRAKE LIGHTS, HEADLAMPS AND POWER BRAKES.

THAT MAKES 18 RECALLS THIS YEAR.

G-M RECALLED 3-MILLION SMALL CARS WORLDWIDE FOR A DEADLY IGNITION SWITCH PROBLEM.

THE COMPANY EXPECTS TO TAKE A 200 MILLION DOLLAR CHARGE THIS QUARTER FOR THE ADDED RECALLS.

GM'S RECALLS ALONE HAVE THE U-S AUTO INDUSTRY ON PACE TO BREAK THE 2004 RECORD FOR RECALLED VEHICLES. Return to index of stories...


SUMMER AIR TRAVEL-VO


SUMMER AIR TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE THE HIGHEST IN YEARS.

THE AIRLINE LOBBY GROUP AIRLINES FOR AMERICA--

RELEASED ITS SUMMER TRAVEL FORECAST THIS MORNING.

IT PREDICTS AIR TRAVEL WILL BE THE HIGHEST IN SIX YEARS.

AN ESTIMATED 210 MILLION PASSENGERS ARE EXPECTED TO FLY U-S AIRLINES BETWEEN JUNE AND SEPTEMBER.

THAT INCLUDES A RECORD 30-MILLION INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


IT'S THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC BROWN VERSES BOARD SUPREME COURT RULING.

BUT A NEW STUDY FINDS THAT IN REALITY--

NOT MUCH HAS CHANGED OVER THE PAST 60-YEARS.

AND A DOG--

FORCED TO LOSE A LEG--

FINDS A NEW HOME--

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TZ2 A) SCHOOL SEGREGATION-VO


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TZ2 B) 3 LEGGED DOG SAVED-VOTOPS


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3 LEGGED DOG SAVED-ON CAM


A THREE-LEGGED DOG WAS RECENTLY FOUND IN LONGVIEW, TEXAS.

AND WHEN AUTHORITIES COULDN'T FIND HIS OWNER--

THE POOCH WAS GOING TO BE EUTHANIZED.

THAT'S WHEN A DISABLED VETERAN SHOWED UP.

ALEXANDRA CARTER WAS THERE ON 'ADOPTION DAY.' Return to index of stories...


3 LEGGED DOG SAVED-PKG


"NAM".THE THREE-LEGGED BLACK LAB IS HEADED HOME.

"It's gonna be wonderful."

WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE LAB WHO WAS FOUND ON LOOP 2-81 WAS GIVEN A HAPPY ENDING.

MARY GREGORY IS A VETERAN WHO CAME ALL THE WAY FROM FORT HOOD TO ADOPT "NAM"

WHEN SHE HEARD HIS NAME.SHE SAYS SHE IMMEDIATELY FELT A CONNECTION.

"Nam sounded perfect because of our Vietnam veterans."

THE SECOND CONNECTION.SHE SAYS. WAS A DISABILITY HER OTHER DOG AND "NAM" SHARE.

"My god he's a duplicate of Hunter.

"NAM" HAD ONE OF HIS LEGS AMPUTATED AFTER AN INJURY.

A TUMOR FORCED "HUNTER" TO HAVE AN AMPUTATION AS WELL.

"My baby Hunter has cancer.and he's not doing all that well."

MARY SAYS SHE FEELS BLESSED TO BE ABLE TO GIVE "NAM' A HOME.

"I think he's gonna realize hey I can do stuff too now.it's gonna put some more spark back in him now too."

"When "NAM" was found on Loop 2-81 with a California collar.officials weren't sure how he got to Longview."

MARY FOUND "NAM'S" PREVIOUS OWNER, A TRANSIENT MAN FROM CALIFORNIA.

SHE SAYS HE AND "NAM" CAME TO LONGVIEW BY TRAIN.AFTER BEING KICKED OUT OF THEIR APARTMENT.

AND ONE NIGHT." NAM JUMPED OFF THE TRAIN NEAR LOOP 2-81.

"I don't think that transient lifestyle is really conducive to keeping him healthy."

MARY SAYS AFTER THE OWNER DECIDED TO SURRENDER "NAM" SHE SENT HIM A THANK YOU NOTE.

"To have the opportunity to have a life with a family that loves him just as much as he does." Return to index of stories...


3 LEGGED DOG SAVED-TAG


ALEXANDRA CARTER REPORTING.

MARY SAYS THE DOGS HAVE ADJUSTED SO WELL--

THEY NEVER SPEND ANYTIME APART. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL SEGREGATION-VO


SIXTY YEARS AFTER THE LANDMARK BROWN VS. TOPEKA BOARD OF EDUCATION CASE--

IT APPEARS THE NATION'S SCHOOLS ARE BECOMING LESS INTEGRATED.

A STUDY BY UCLA'S CIVIL RIGHT'S PROJECT--

SAYS STUDENTS ARE NOW MORE LIKELY THAN EVER TO ATTEND RACIALLY ISOLATED SCHOOLS.

ACCORDING TO THE GROUP--

BLACK STUDENTS ARE SEEING MORE SCHOOL SEGREGATION THAN THEY HAVE IN DECADES.

AND NOW MORE THAN HALF OF LATINO STUDENTS ATTEND SCHOOLS THAT ARE MAJORITY LATINO. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA MEMORIAL-VO WIPE


IT'S NATIONAL POLICE WEEK ---

AND TODAY THE PUNTA GORDA POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE COMMUNITY HONORED THEIR FALLEN OFFICERS AND DEDICATED BENCHES IN THEIR HONOR.

TWO STONE BENCHES NOW SIT IN THE COMMUNITY GARDEN JUST OUTSIDE THE POLICE STATION.

EACH ENGRAVED WITH THE FALLEN OFFICER'S NAMES--

ASSISTANT CHIEF RICHARD BEECHER AND MARSHAL JOHN BOWMAN. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA MEMORIAL-SOTVO


Jeff Hause

Family friend

"My father was a good friend of Richard's. I remember going over to

their house, having dinner as a small child. The benches are

significant in remembering Richard and Mr. Bowman."

THE BENCHES WERE PAID FOR BY DONATIONS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-1 SHOT


NBC2 IS COVERING THREE MAJOR BREAKING STORIES AT THIS HOUR--

WE'LL UPDATE ALL OF THEM--

AND TAKE YOU LIVE TO THE SCENE OF A DEATH INVESTIGATION ON FORT MYERS BEACH. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) VA SCANDAL-VO


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TZ3 B) 6TH GRADE HIT LIST-VOTOPS


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DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS


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SALTY SAMS SHOOTING-TRXVO TOP


TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER A SHOOTING ON A BOAT NEAR FORT MYERS BEACH.

THE SCENE IS ACTIVE AS INVESTIGATORS SEARCH FOR CLUES.

NBC2'S DAVE ELIAS IS LIVE FROM SALTY SAM'S MARINA. DAVE, WHAT'S HAPPENING? Return to index of stories...


SALTY SAMS SHOOTING-REM LIVE


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SALTY SAMS SHOOTING-VO


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SALTY SAMS SHOOTING-SOTVO


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SALTY SAMS SHOOTING-REM LIVE


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HOME INVASION ARRESTS-VO TOPS


SOURCES TELL NBC2 THREE MEN ARRESTED IN ORANGE COUNTY WHILE BREAKING INTO A HOME *ARE CONNECTED TO VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS IN NAPLES.

THE GUYS WERE BREAKING INTO A HOUSE ONCE OWNED BY BOY BAND MEMBER JOEY FATONE.

DEPUTIES FOUND ZIP TIES. DUCK TAPE. AND THREE GUNS ON THE SUSPECTS IN ORLANDO--

THE CRIMINALS HAD SIMILAR GEAR IN THE *COLLIER* HOME INVASIONS.

NBC2 HAS CREWS IN ORLANDO, IN NAPLES AND IN IMMOKALEE RIGHT NOW GETTING NEW INFORMATION, EXPECT IN-DEPTH TEAM COVERAGE TO CONTINUE STARTING FIRST AT FOUR. Return to index of stories...


CHILD PORN CHARGES-VO TOPS


POLICE IN CAPE CORAL MAN ARRESTED A MAN TODAY --

ACCUSED OF PRODUCING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.

POLICE SAY HIS VICTIM IS A 14-YEAR-OLD BOY.

ACCORDING TO REPORTS, KENNETH DUBEAU MET THE TEEN AT A RELIGIOUS EVENT -- AND TOOK SEVERAL NAKED PICTURES OF HIM.

POLICE THINK THERE MAY BE MORE VICTIMS -- COUNT ON NBC2 TO KEEP YOU UPDATED ON THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


SO CAL WILDFIRES-PLASMA VO


SCENES LIKE THIS IN CALIFORNIA--

ARE SPARKING FEARS OF A VERY LONG AND DISASTEROUS WILDFIRE SEASON.

AT LEAST NINE WILDFIRES ARE BURNING OUT OF CONTROL IN SAN DIEGO ALONE!

THE FIRES HAVE SCORCHED THOUSANDS OF ACRES--

DESTROYED DOZENS OF HOMES--

GIVING HUNDREDS OF FIREFIGHTERS A SENSE A LONG MONTH IS HEAD.

JENNIFER BJORKLUND IS IN SAN DIEGO. Return to index of stories...


SO CAL WILDFIRES-PKG


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VA SCANDAL-ON CAM


VETERANS AFFAIRS SECRETARY ERIC SHINSEKI FACES A SENATE COMMITTEE TODAY--

TO ADDRESS THE SCANDAL PLAGUING HIS AGENCY.

ALLEGATIONS OF SYSTEMIC SCHEDULING MANIPULATION--

AND NIGHTMARISH BACKLOGS AT V-A FACILITIES--

HAVE LAWMAKERS ASKING TOUGH QUESTIONS ABOUT SHINSEKI'S LEADERSHIP.

DANIELLE LEIGH IS IN WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


VA SCANDAL-PKG


VETERANS AFFAIRS SECRETARY ERIC SHINSEKI IS PREPARING TO DEFEND HIMSELF BEFORE SENATORS THIS MORNING.

PROMISING, HE'LL PUNISH ANYONE FOUND RESPONSIBLE. IN A HEALTH-CARE SCANDAL BRUISING THE V-A'S REPUTATION.

"When we send our country to war we need to ensure that when they come back they get the highest quality of care."

NBC HAS OBTAINED AN INTERNAL MEMO.

IT SHOWS THE V-A TRIED TO STOP EMPLOYEES FROM USING SCHEDULING TRICKS TO HIDE LONG WAIT TIMES FOR AT LEAST SIX YEARS.

NOW SENATORS WANT ANSWERS.

Arizona:32-:39

"The question I think is, what should have been done ahead of time to prevent this? What needs to be done now to stop it?"

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS ASSIGNING ROB NABORS, ONE OF HIS CLOSEST ADVISORS, TO OVER SEE A SYSTEM WIDE REVIEW OF V-A POLICIES.

THE PRESIDENT AND OTHER DEMOCRATS ARE STANDNG BEHIND SHINSEKI, DESPITE CALLS FOR HIS RESIGNATION.

Montana:53-1:01

"I think that they've done a pretty remarkable job if you consider all the folks coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan, doing right by the Vietnam vets."

BUT IN RECENT TOWN HALLS. VETERANS EXPRESSED OUTRAGE.

AND TODAY'S SENATE HEARING IS SURE TO BE FILLED WITH TOUGH QUESTIONS.

SEVERAL EMPLOYEES IN MULTIPLE STATES INCLUDING PHOENIX, WHERE THIS SCANDAL FIRST CAME OUT, HAVE ALREADY BEEN SUSPENDED.

I'M DANIELLE LEIGH IN WASHINGTON, NOW BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


SK FERRY INDICTMENTS-VO


FIFTEEN CREW MEMBERS WERE INDICTED TODAY--

FOR THEIR PART IN THE SINKING OF A FERRY OFF SOUTH KOREA'S COAST.

FOUR PEOPLE--

INCLUDING THE CAPTAIN--

ARE CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE.

THE OTHERS WERE INDICTED ON CHARGES OF NEGLIGENCE.

MORE THAN 300 PEOPLE DIED WHEN THE FERRY CAPSIZED AND SANK LAST MONTH.

MOST OF THE 476 PEOPLE ON BOARD WERE STUDENTS ON A SCHOOL TRIP. Return to index of stories...


NIGERIA GIRLS VIGIL-VO


PEOPLE IN NIGERIA'S CAPITAL--

HELD A LATE-NIGHT VIGIL WEDNESDAY

FOR THE NEARLY 300 GIRLS KIDNAPPED BY THE ISLAMIC MILITANT GROUP BOKO HARAM.

THEY LIT CANDLES AND SANG TO MARK 30 DAYS SINCE THE GIRLS WERE ABDUCTED FROM A SCHOOL IN NORTHEAST NIGERIA.

THE GOVERNMENT'S FAILURE TO RESCUE THE GIRLS--

HAS SPARKED OUTRAGE IN NIGERIA AND ABROAD. Return to index of stories...


TURKEY MINE BLAST-TRX-VIDBOX


NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE DEADLY TURKEY MINE BLAST ---

RESCUE TEAMS HAVE RECOVERED EIGHT MORE BODIES.

THAT RAISES THE DEATH TOLL IN TURKEY'S WORST MINING ACCIDENT TO 282.

A TURKISH MINISTER SAYS EFFORTS TO RESCUE SOME 150 MINERS STILL TRAPPED ARE FOCUSING ON TWO AREAS, BUT A FIRE STILL BLAZING IS HINDERING THE OPERATION.

THE GOVERNMENT HAS SAID THERE WERE 787 PEOPLE INSIDE THE COAL MINE AT THE TIME OF TUESDAY'S EXPLOSION. Return to index of stories...


TURKISH PROTESTS-VO TOPS


TURKISH POLICE USED WATER CANNONS TO DISPERSE PROTESTERS--

ANGRY OVER THE MINING DISASTER.

PEOPLE HECKLED TURKEY'S PRIME MINISTER--

AND JOSTLED HIS ENTOURAGE DURING A VISIT TO THE SITE OF THE ACCIDENT YESTERDAY.

THE PRIME MINISTER EXPRESSED REGRET FOR THE DISASTER--

BUT SAID SUCH ACCIDENTS ARE COMMON--

AND BECAME DEFENSIVE WHEN ASKED IF SUFFICIENT PRECAUTIONS WERE IN PLACE. Return to index of stories...


CASEY KASEM FOUND-VO


RADIO ICON CASEY KASEM HAS BEEN FOUND.

KASEM'S FAMILY FILED A MISSING PERSONS REPORT EARLIER THIS WEEK--

AND CONFIRMED OVERNIGHT THAT THE LONGTIME "AMERICAN TOP 40" HOST HAD BEEN LOCATED IN WASHINGTON STATE.

KASEM SUFFERS FROM ADVANCED PARKINSON'S DISEASE--

CAN NO LONGER SPEAK AND HAS BEEN IN VARIOUS MEDICAL FACILITIES.

HE WAS WITH HIS WIFE AND ANOTHER COUPLE -- WHO SAY THEY WERE VACATIONING. Return to index of stories...


LOS ANGELES OIL SPILL-VO


EMERGENCY CREWS ARE ON THE SCENE OF AN OIL SPILL IN LOS ANGELES.

OFFICIALS SAY AT LEAST 50-THOUSAND GALLONS OF CRUDE OIL SPILLED--

WHEN AN ABOVE GROUND PIPE BROKE.

THE OIL WAS SEEN SHOOTING INTO THE SKY AND ONTO NEARBY BUSINESSES.

THE LOS ANGELES FIRE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE SPILL COVERED A HALF-MILE AREA AND--

IS NEARLY KNEE-HIGH IN SOME AREAS.

THE OIL LINE IS NOW CLOSED. Return to index of stories...


SIXTH GRADE HIT LIST-VO


THIS NEXT STORY TAKES "MEAN GIRLS" TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL.

POLICE IN SPRINGDALE, PENNSYLVANIA SAY THREE SIXTH GRADE GIRLS WROTE A HIT LIST WITH ABOUT 20 NAMES ON IT.

OFFICIALS WERE STUNNED AT WHAT WAS WRITTEN, BUT HE SAID HE WOULDN'T CLASSIFY THEM AS "KILL LISTS," AS SOME PARENTS ARE CALLING THEM. Return to index of stories...


SIXTH GRADE HIT LIST-SOTVO


"I think what this was, is a list that was written about who we like, who we don't like, who we hate and who we'd like to kill."

POLICE BELIEVE IT WAS JUST A LIST AND NO ONE WAS IN ANY DANGER.

HIS OFFICE IS STILL INVESTIGATING THE INCIDENT, AND THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS DECIDING ON DISCIPLINE FOR THE THREE GIRLS. Return to index of stories...


FMHS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS


FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL PRINICIPAL DAVE LAROSA IS FACING SERIOUS ALLEGATIONS.

DISTRICT OFFICIALS CONFIRM THEY ARE INVESTIGATING CLAIMS--

ABOUT INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR MADE IN AN E-MAIL EARLIER THIS YEAR.

THE EMAIL ACCUSES LAROSA OF BULLYING, HARASSING AND EVEN WOMANIZING STUDENTS AND FACULTY.

SEVERAL STUDENTS WE SPOKE TO SAY THIS IS NOT THE PRINCIPAL THEY KNOW. Return to index of stories...


MOULTON COURT-VOTOP, SS, CG


EXPLOSIVE NEW DETAILS CAME OUT IN COURT AS DEBORAH MOULTON WENT BEFORE A JUDGE.

PROSECUTORS SAY SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS THE NORTH NAPLES WOMAN ENCOURAGING HER HUSBAND TO KILL THEIR NEIGHBOR.

INVESTIGATORS FOUND VIDEO FROM THE MOUTON'S HOME.

THE VIDEO SHOWED SERGEY CHEPCHUGOV AND DEBORAH MOULTON ARGUING ABOUT MOULTON'S BARKING DOG.

THAT'S WHEN DEPUTIES SAY MOULTON THREATENED HER NEIGHBOR AND YELLED AT HER HUSBAND ROBERT, TELLING HIM TO GET THEIR NEIGHBOR.

SHE SAID THEY HAD A GUN WITH CHEPCHUGOV'S NAME ON IT.

ON THE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO INVESTIGATORS HEARD TWO GUNSHOTS AND HEARD HIM YELL IN PAIN.

THAT'S WHEN ROBERT MOULTON TOLD HIS WIFE THAT HE KILLED THEIR NEIGHBOR.

COUNT ON NBC-2 TO TRACK THE CASES IN COURT. Return to index of stories...


DCF FRAUD PREVENTION-VO


A STATE OPERATION IS UNDERWAY TO PREVENT PEOPLE FROM STEALING YOUR TAX MONEY.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SAYS--

IT HAS SAVED 47-MILLION DOLLARS OVER THE LAST YEAR BY CRACKING DOWN ON PUBLIC-ASSISTANCE FRAUD.

THE DEPARTMENT SAYS IT'S USING A NEW AUTHENTICATION PROCESS WHEN PEOPLE SIGN UP FOR ASSISTANCE.

FLORIDA IS THE FIRST STATE TO USE THIS PROGRAM. Return to index of stories...


CONSTANCE JONES LEAVES-SS


A TOP EDUCATOR IN LEE COUNTY IS HEADED TO COLORADO FOR A NEW JOB.

DOCTOR CONSTANCE JONES HAS JUST BEEN NAMED THE SUPERINTENDENT FOR THE PUEBLO, COLORADO SCHOOL DISTRICT.

JONES IS CURRENTLY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT IN LEE COUNTY.

IN 2011 SHE APPLIED FOR THE LEE COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT JOB-

IN THAT CASE THE BOARD CHOSE DR. JOSEPH BURKE. Return to index of stories...


STONE CRAB SEASON ENDS-VO


IT'S THE END OF ANOTHER SEASON.

TODAY MARKS THE LAST DAY OF STONE CRAB SEASON IN FLORIDA.

COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL HARVEST OF STONE CRAB CLAWS CLOSES TOMORROW.

COUNT ON NBC-2 TO LET YOU KNOW HOW THIS YEARS HARVEST FARED.

STONE CRAB SEASON WILL RE-OPEN ON OCTOBER 15TH. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO NICK-ON CAM


ITS FINALLY IN PLACE!

THAT INFAMOUS FLOATING HOUSE THATS GENERATED A LOT OF BUZZ FOR MORE THAN A MONTH IN CAPE CORAL HAA FINALLY ANCHORED DOWN IN ITS NEW HOME

OUR NICK CILETTI IS LIVE ON THE FLOATING HOUSE RIGHT NOW WITH MORE ON WHAT IT TOOK TO GET IT THERE. Return to index of stories...


HOUSE BOAT MOVED-LIVE


TAKE LIVE

THE BOAT JUST ANCHORED DOWN A SHORT TIME AGO HERE IN AN AREA KNOWN AS POPCORN COVE

ITS JUST OUTSIDE THE TARPON POINT MARINA

IT TOOK TWO VESSELS FROM TOWBOAT US TO HELP BRING IT HERE EARLIER.

THEY USED A LOT OF ROPE AND PATIENCE - BUT SAY THEY MOSTLY RELIED ON MOMENTUM AND WINDS TO DO THE HARD WORK.

THIS IS WHERE THE HOUSE BARGE WILL GET A SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE AS A 24-HOUR BAIT TACKLE AND SNACK SHOP

WE ARE FINDING OUT JASPER'S BAIT - THE COMPANY THAT OWNS THE FLOATING HOUSE -- WANTS TO OPEN TOMORROW SELLING BAIT

THEYLL ADD THE FOOD IN THE COMING WEEKS

LIVE IN CAPE CORAL NICK CILETTI NBC2 Return to index of stories...


HOUSE BOAT MOVED-VO


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HOUSE BOAT MOVED-LIVE


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TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


SOME PEOPLE DREAM OF GOING BACK TO THEIR HIGH SCHOOL DAYS.

ONE WOMAN DIDN'T DREAM--

SHE WENT BACK AND IS NOW IN JAIL!

AND CAT'S ARE KNOWN FOR BEING VERY ALOOF--

BUT NOT THIS ONE!!

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TZ4 A) 31 YEAR OLD POSES-VO


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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DEMENTIA EXPLAINER-ON CAM


SHELLY STERLING'S CLAIM THAT HER EMBATTLED HUSBAND--

AND CLIPPERS OWNER DONALD IS SUFFERING FROM DEMENTIA--

IS PUTTING THE SPOTLIGHT ON THE DISEASE.

DR. BRUCE HENSEL EXPLAINS WHY DEMENTIA IS OFTEN CONFUSED WITH ALZHEIMER'S--

AND HOW THEY ARE DIFFERENT. Return to index of stories...


DEMENTIA EXPLAINER-PKG


ALZHEIMER'S IS TAKING A TOLL ON LISA BRICKER.

BUT SHE'S NOT THE ONE WITH THE ILLNESS; HER HUSBAND GARY IS.

"it's been a struggle on our relationship. he lost two jobs. we moved 4 times in 3 years."

THAT'S SADLY A COMMON STORY WITH COUPLES WHO STRUGGLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S; BUT ITS IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND; ALL MEMORY LOSS IS NOT ALZHEIMER'S; AND MAKING THE RIGHT DIAGNOSIS IS CRUCIAL SINCE SOME FORMS OF MEMORY LOSS ARE TREATABLE

DEMENTIA MEANS SHORT TERM MEMORY LOSS; IT DOES NOT MEAN YOU FORGET YOUR BIRTHDAY OR THE PRESIDENT

YOU FORGET WHY YOU STOOD UP OR THAT YOU PUT A POT ON THE STOVE

IT CAN BE ASSOCIATED WITH CONFUSION AND

BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS

THE TREATABLE CAUSES OF DEMENTIA INCLUDE

THYROID PROBLEMS

VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY

LITTLE STROKES THAT AFFECT MEMORY WITHOUT CAUSING OTHER SYMPTOMS

AND ALZHEIMER'S WHICH IS NOT TREATABLE

BOTTOM LINE IF ANYONE IS BELIEVED TO HAVE ALZHEIMERS

WE NEED TO RULE OUT ALL THE TREATABLE CAUSES OF DEMENTIA

AND HAVE PRECISE MEMORY TESTS DONE BY AN EXPERT

LISA KNOWS THAT THE MORE PEOPLE KNOW, THE MORE IT CAN HELP BOTH MEMBERS OF THE COUPLE

"I think it will help people come out of the shadows because you feel the isolation and you don't know what's happening." Return to index of stories...


DEMENTIA EXPLAINER-TAG


DR BRUCE HENSEL REPORTING.

THOUGH SOME FORMS OF DEMENTIA ARE NOT CURABLE--

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TOO MUCH EXERCISE-VO


NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS TOO MUCH INTENSE EXERCISE--

MAY BE *HARMFUL* TO THE HEART!

A STUDY OF OVER ONE-THOUSAND PEOPLE WITH HEART DISEASE--

FOUND THE MOST INACTIVE PATIENTS WERE TWICE AS LIKELY TO HAVE A HEART ATTACK OR STROKE--

AS MODERATELY ACTIVE PATIENTS.

HOWEVER, THOSE WHO DID THE MOST STRENUOUS DAILY EXERCISE--

*DOUBLED* THEIR RISK OF DYING FROM A CARDIOVASCULAR EVENT.

EXPERTS SAY BOTH STUDIES SHOW MODERATE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY--

IS MOST BENEFICIAL TO HEART HEALTH. Return to index of stories...


HEPATITIS C PRISONS-VO


RESEARCHERS SAY THE BEST WAY TO SLOW THE HEPATITIS-C EPIDEMIC--

IS THROUGH THE PRISON SYSTEM.

NEARLY FOUR MILLION AMERICANS ARE INFECTED WITH HEPATITIS-C.

AND ABOUT ONE IN SIX PRISONERS HAVE THE VIRUS.

RESEARCHERS SAY IDENTIFYING AND TREATING INFECTED INMATES--

COULD CURE A HUGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE BEFORE THEY'RE RELEASED BACK INTO THE COMMUNITY. Return to index of stories...


HOSPITAL WEEKEND EFFECT-VO


A WEEKEND HOSPITAL STAY--

IS LINKED TO AN INCREASED RISK OF DEATH--

REGARDLESS OF WHAT DAY A PATIENT IS ADMITTED.

PREVIOUS RESEARCH SHOWED PATIENTS WHO ARRIVE ON THE WEEKEND--

HAVE HIGHER DEATH RATES.

BUT CANADIAN RESEARCHERS WANTED TO SEE IF PATIENTS ADMITTED EARLIER IN THE WEEK HAD THE SAME RISKS.

DATA FROM OVER 300-THOUSAND PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED WITH LUNG PROBLEMS--

REVEALED NO MATTER WHEN THEY WERE ADMITTED--

THE RISK OF DEATH INCREASED BY FIVE PERCENT ON A FRIDAY--

AND SEVEN PERCENT ON A SATURDAY OR SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY-VO


COOKIE LOVERS REJOICE.

TODAY IS NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY.

AND MRS FIELDS IS GIVING 20 PERCENT OFF ON ALL ORDERS THROUGH MAY 20TH TO CELEBRATE.

AND THE DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON WILL BE GIVING AWAY TWO COOKIES - ONE

TO KEEP AND ONE TO SHARE. 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.

e've got one more soggy weather day across Southwest Florida before things start to quiet down and clear out just in time for the weekend.

The difference in today's weather pattern is the best chance of rain for most of us will come during the morning and midday time frame instead of the afternoon and evening.

With an onshore flow developing this morning, that'll open the door for some showers washing in from the Gulf, and some of this activity will be heavy at times.

As we work through the day, the best rain chances will tend to shift deeper inland, especially by the late afternoon and evening hours.

We'll keep plenty of warmth and heat around today as temperatures peak in the middle to upper 80s by the early afternoon.

The good news for those wanting a little relief from the heat humidity is we have a cool front scheduled to slide through the area late tonight into Friday morning, which will give us a considerable drop in humidity along with a slight dip in temperatures.

Our sky turns sunnier as we go through our Friday, and we'll also notice that drop in humidity as winds become more northerly. Friday's high temperatures will still be warm, but we'll stay out of the 90s at least with daytime temps topping out in the mid 80s.

Our weather look phenomenal for the upcoming weekend; it'll be sunny and less humid with highs only in the mid to upper 80s! Overnights and early mornings will be cooler, too, with temps dropping down to the low 60s. Return to index of stories...


31 YEAR OLD POSES AS HS KID-ON CAM


IT TURNS OUT A SOPHOMORE AT AN EAST TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL IS ACTUALLY 31 YEARS OLD--

AND IS NOW BEHIND BARS.

CHARITY JOHNSON IS CHARGED WITH GIVING OFFICIALS A FAKE NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH--

CLAIMING SHE WAS HALF HER REAL AGE.

LEXIE COOK REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


31 YEAR OLD POSES AS HS KID-PKG


--REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS--

THEY ALL KNOW THE SAME FACE, BUT FRIENDS OF CHARITY JOHNSON HAVE EACH HEARD A DIFFERENT STORY.

Everything that she was doing, it was all planned.

She gave me the same story about being abused by her biological father, then he passed away and her biological mother is dead.

TAMICA LINCOLN SAYS BACK IN MARCH, CHARITY TOLD HER SHE WAS 15 AND NEEDED A PLACE TO STAY.

I sympathized with her, and invited her into my home.

LINCOLN ALSO MET WITH CHARITY'S 10TH GRADE TEACHERS AT NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL.

I just don't know why she did it. Why put yourself and others at risk to do something like this.

I have deep concerns about her being who we don't know she is and then she's out there at the school.

AS SOON AS LINCOLN AND PAUL WARD SUSPECTED CHARITY WAS USING A FAKE IDENTITY, THEY CALLED THE POLICE AND WENT STRAIGHT TO THE SCHOOL.

Teachers was crying and students were crying.

SCHOOL OFFICIALS WOULD NOT GO ON CAMERA BUT SAY A NOTICE ABOUT THE SITUATION WILL BE SENT HOME WITH STUDENTS ON THURSDAY.

LINCOLN POSTED A PICTURE OF CHARITY ON FACEBOOK AND ASKED IF ANYONE KNEW HER. THE RESPONSE IS SURPRISING.

I've reached out to four different women off of Facebook that she has contacted. Florida, here in Longview and Minnesota.

It's pretty mind boggling. It causes you to pause. Return to index of stories...


31 YEAR OLD POSES AS HS KID-TAG


LEXIE COOK REPORTING.

NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL HAS AROUND 30 STUDENTS.

SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY CHARITY JOHNSON ENROLLED AS A SOPHOMORE LAST OCTOBER--

UNDER THE NAME "CHARITY STEVENS." Return to index of stories...


LEBRON JAMES BOYCOTT-ON CAM


LEBRON JAMES IS SPEAKING OUT ABOUT THE DONALD STERLING CONTROVERSY.

HE'S PLEASED WITH THE INITIAL RESPONSE FROM NBA COMMISSIONER ADAM SILVER.

BUT JAMES APPARENLY TOLD THE HEAD OF THE PLAYERS UNION THAT IF THE N-B-A DOESN'T FOLLOW THROUGH HE MAY BOYCOTT GAMES NEXT SEASON!

HE'S SINCE SAID HIS COMMENTS WERE "TAKEN OUT OF CONTEXT". Return to index of stories...


MIAMI HEAT CONFERENCE FINALS-VOTOPS


THE MIAMI HEAT HAVE ADVANCE TO EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS

LEBRON SCORED 29 POINTS, DWYANE WADE ADDED 28.

RAY ALLEN DELIVERED TWO HUGE PLAYS IN THE FINAL SECONDS--

THE HEAT RALLIED TO BEAT THE BROOKLYN NETS 96 - 94.

IT WAS THE 10TH STRAIGHT SERIES WIN FOR THE TWO-TIME DEFENDING NBA CHAMPIONS.

THEY'LL EITHER PLAY THE PACERS OR THE WIZARDS IN THE CONFERENCE FINALS. Return to index of stories...


GENEROSITY POLL-VO


A NEW GALLUP POLL SHOWS SOME STATES ARE A LITTLE MORE GENEROUS THAN OTHERS.

GALLUP ASKED AMERICANS FROM EACH STATE--

IF OVER THE PAST MONTH--

THEY HAD EITHER PERSONALLY DONATED MONEY TO CHARITY OR VOLUNTEERED TIME TO AN ORGANIZATION.

IT FOUND PEOPLE WERE MORE LIKELY TO DONATE MONEY THAN TIME--

AND STATES VARIED PRETTY WIDELY ON THEIR CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES.

THE TOP THREE STATES WITH THE MOST CHARITABLE RESIDENTS--

IN BOTH TIME AND MONEY:

UTAH-- MINNESOTA AND HAWAII.

THE WORST STATE WAS NEVADA. Return to index of stories...


DIGGING OUT OF DEBT APPS-VO


MORE AND MORE OUR PHONES ARE TURNING INTO OUR WALLETS.

AND NOW, PAYING BACK YOUR I-O-U'S CAN BE AS EASY AS JUST A TAP AND A SEND!

THERE ARE SEVERAL APPS THAT WERE BUILT SPECIFICALLY FOR PAYING BACK MONEY TO FRIENDS.

THEY INCLUDE VENMO--

GOOGLE WALLET--

AND SQUARE CASH.

THESE APPS ARE LIKE PAYPAL.

THEY TAKE MONEY DIRECTLY FROM YOUR BANK ACCOUNT OR DEBIT CARD--

AS IT INSTANTLY PAYS YOUR FRIENDS.

IT CAN EVEN LINK TO YOUR SOCIAL NETWORK SITES AND LET ALL YOUR FRIENDS KNOW YOU JUST PAID OFF A DEBT. Return to index of stories...


ROYAL TWEET-VO


PRINCE HARRY JUST SENT HIS FIRST *TWEET*!

PRINCE HARRY SIGNED UP FOR HIS TWITTER ACCOUNT AND SENT OUT A TWEET ABOUT TICKETS FOR THE UPCOMING "INVICTUS" GAMES.

THE COMPETITION ORGANIZES GAMES FOR WOUNDED, INJURED AND SICK SERVICEMEN

HE LATER HAD A CHAT WITH TWO SERVICEMEN WHO HOPE TO TAKE PART IN THE GAMES. Return to index of stories...


CAT RESCUES BOY-VO


THIS VIDEO HAS A LOT OF PEOPLE TALKING.

IT'S OUT OF CALIFORNIA.

CHECK IT OUT.

A LITTLE BOY IS RIDING HIS BIKE IN THE FAMILY'S FRONT YARD.

WHEN OUT OF NOWHERE--

THIS DOG RUNS AROUND THE CAR AND STARTS ATTACKING THE CHILD!

YOU CAN SEE HIM GRAB HIS LEG!

THEN OUT OF NOWHERE--

THE FAMILY'S CAT GOES AFTER THE DOG AND CHASES IT AWAY!

THE BOY'S PARENTS SAY THE CHILD NEEDED A FEW STITCHES--

BUT IS GOING TO BE FINE. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


IN THE HOT SEAT.

THE MAN IN CHARGE OF PROVIDING MEDICAL CARE TO OUR MILITARY VETERANS GETS GRILLED ON CAPITOL HILL.

AHEAD AT FOUR WE'LL SHOW YOU THE CONTENTIOUS QUESTIONING AS LAWMAKERS WANT TO KNOW WHETHER HE KNEW THAT VETS WERE LEFT IN HOSPITALS TO DIE.

PLUS DO FAST FOOD WORKERS DESERVE 15 DOLLARS AN HOUR?

MORE PROTESTS TAKE PLACE TODAY.

WE'LL TAKE YOU TO THE PICKET LINES AT FOUR. Return to index of stories...


A) VA SCANDAL-VO


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TS1: SALTY SAM SHOOTING-TRXVO TOPS


SEVERAL BREAKING STORIES WE ARE MONITORING ON NBC2 NEWS AT NOON:

A SHOOTING ON A BOAT NEAR FORT MYERS BEACH AT SALTY SAM'S MARINA.

TWO PEOPLE DEAD.

INVESTIGATORS HAVE TAKEN SOMEONE INTO CUSTODY FOR QUESTIONING.

NBC2 HAS CREWS ON THE SCENE, COUNT ON US ON-LINE THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON FOR UPDATES. Return to index of stories...


TS2: HOME INVASION ARRESTS-VOTOPS


SOURCES TELL NBC2 THREE MEN ARRESTED RANSAKING A HOME IN ORANGE COUNTY *ARE CONNECTED TO A SERIES OF VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THE GUYS WERE BREAKING INTO A HOUSE THAT USED TO BE OWNED BY BOY BAND SINGER JOEY FATONE.

DEPUTIES FOUND ZIP TIES. DUCK TAPE. AND THREE GUNS ON THE SUSPECTS IN ORLANDO--

THE CRIMINALS FROM THE COLLIER HOME INVASIONS HAD SIMILAR GEAR.

NBC2 HAS CREWS IN ORLANDO, NAPLES AND IMMOKALEE.

COUNT ON US FOR LIVE TEAM COVERAGE ON THE NEWS AT FOUR. Return to index of stories...


TS3: CHILD PORN CHARGES-VOTOPS


A CAPE CORAL MAN IS UNDER ARREST TODAY - ACCUSED OF PRODUCING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.

POLICE SAY HIS VICTIM IS A 14 YEAR OLD BOY.

THEY SAY KENNETH DUBEAU MET THE ALLEGED VICTIM AT A RELIGIOUS FUNCTION -- AND TOOK SEVERAL NAKED PICTURES OF HIM.

POLICE THINK THERE MAY BE MORE VICTIMS. Return to index of stories...


MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE


TAKING ONE LAST LOOK AT THE DOW THIS HOUR. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-3-SHOT


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