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ANCHOR SUPERS VA SCANDAL-TAG
KEY LIST CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-TRX, ONCAM, VO
HEADLINES TURKEY EXPLOSION LATEST-OTS, VO
HL1) WESNEL ISSAC-TRX VOTOPS NIGERIA LATEST-WIPE, VOTOPS
HL2) MICHAEL SPIEGAL-TRX VOTOPS SOUTH KOREA FERRY UPDATE-ONCAM, VO
HL3) MOTORCYCLE AX-TRX VOTOPS MAN COLLAPSES WALLET STOLEN-ONCAM, VO
OPEN-CLIP MAN COLLAPSES WALLET STOLEN-SOTVO
WESNEL ISSAC FIRST APPEARANCE-2 SHOT-PUSH, SS WOMAN SLAPS INFANT-TRX, NATSVO
WESNEL ISSAC FIRST APPEARANCE-LOOK LIVE WOMAN SLAPS INFANT-SOTVO
MICHAEL SPIEGAL FIRST APPEARANCE-VO IN PLASMA CAR HITS GIRL-WIPE, VOTOPS, EANIBOX
MICHAEL SPIEGAL FIRST APPEARANCE-LOOK LIVE PLANE NEAR MISS-ONCAM, VO
MOTORCYCLE FATALITY-OTS PLANE NEAR MISS-SOTVO
MOTORCYCLE FATALITY-LOOK LIVE TX TEEN ELECTED MAYOR-ONCAM, VO
TN MILL EXPLOSION-TRX, VOTOPS RUSSIA ROCKET FAIL-TRX, VOTOPS
TN MILL EXPLOSION-SOTVO WORLD TRADE CENTER TIME LAPSE-ONCAM, VO
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-TRX, VOTOPS, EANIBOX STERLING WONT PAY FINE-ONCAM, VO
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-PKG PREAKNESS TOMORROW-ONCAM, VO, SS
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-TAG CAT WILL THROW FIRST PITCH-WIPE, VOTOPS, VO2, TAG
NEW FL UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS-TRX, ONCAM, VO CAT WILL THROW FIRST PITCH-VO
GM RECALL-OTS, VO TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
SAN CARLOS BIKE AX-TRX, ONCAM, SS(2) TZ4 A) WEDDING GUEST COSTS-VO
LEE CO BUS AX-WIPE, SSTOPS, VO TZ4 B) VOICE FINALE PREVIEW-NATSVO
CHILD PORN-OTS, SS, VO WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR
FMHS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATION-TRX, ONCAM, VO THE VOICE FINALE PREVIEW-2 SHOT-PUSH
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT THE VOICE FINALE PREVIEW-PKG
TZ1 A) FACEBOOK DEATH HOAX-SOTVO THE VOICE FINALE PREVIEW-TAG
WEATHER-STC FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
HOME INVASION FOLO-TRX, ONCAM, VO FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
FRED COOPER HEARING-ONCAM, SS, TAG CHARLIE KEEGAN-INTRO
SCHENECKER TRIAL VERDICT-TRX, NATSVO CHARLIE KEEGAN-PHONER
CAPE TRANSFORMER-ONCAM, VO WEDDING GUEST COSTS-ONCAM
CAPE TRANSFORMER-vo 2 WEDDING GUEST COSTS-PKG
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP WEDDING GUEST COSTS-TAG
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL KEY LIME FEST-OTS, CG
FACEBOOK DEATH HOAX-2 SHOT DUCK DYNASTY AT GERMAIN-CGTOPS
FACEBOOK DEATH HOAX-PKG A NIGHT WITH BOBBY BOWDEN-ONCAM, SS
DEER IN THE HOT TUB-TRX, VOTOPS BEACH CLEANUP DAY-CGTOPS
TEASE TWO-2 SHOT MEMORIAL TRAVEL-ONCAM, VO
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-TRX, 3 SHOT CURRENT GAS PRICES-TRX, CGTOPS
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-4 SS COMING UP @ 4-CLIP
TEASE THREE-2 SHOT A) GM RECALLS-VO
TZ3 A) VA SCANDAL-SOTVO B) TEACHER VS KID-VOTOPS
TZ3 B) WOMAN SLAPS INFANT-VOTOPS WESNEL FIRST APPEARANCE-TRXVO TOPS
DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS FMB MURDER ARREST-VOTOPS
OPEN 12:30-CLIP MOTORCYCLE AX-VOTOPS
WESNEL ISSAC IN LEE COUNTY-TC MON, SS MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE
FMB MURDER ARREST-TC MON, SS CLOSE-3-SHOT
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HEADLINES


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST WANTED MAN CAPTURED.

NBC-2 UNCOVERS THE LATEST AS WESNEL ISSAC STEPS BEFORE THE JUDGE.

PLUS THE LATEST IN A DOUBLE MURDER ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

NBC-2 DIGS THROUGH BRAND NEW INFORMATION FROM INVESTIGATORS AS THE ACCUSED KILLER GOES BEFORE A JUDGE.

AND NBC-2 WITH NEW INFORMATION ON A DEADLY MOTORCYCLE CRASH.

THE NEWS AT AT NOON STARTS NOW

BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ON A DOUBLE MURDER AT SALTY SAM'S MARINA NEAR FORT MYERS BEACH.

A LOT OF NEW DETAILS RELEASED OVERNIGHT.

THIS 70 YEAR OLD MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH MURDER OF A COUPLE IN THEIR 70'S.

NBC-2 IS ALL OVER THIS STORY IN A LIVE REPORT AT THE TOP OF THE HOUR. Return to index of stories...


HL1) WESNEL ISSAC-TRX VOTOPS


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HL2) MICHAEL SPIEGAL-TRX VOTOPS


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HL3) MOTORCYCLE AX-TRX VOTOPS


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OPEN-CLIP


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WESNEL ISSAC FIRST APPEARANCE-2 SHOT-PUSH, SS


ONE OF THE MOST WANTED MEN IN AMERICA. ON THE RUN FOR 7 YEARS. GOES BEFORE A JUDGE IN LEE COUNTY.

GOOD MORNING I'M CHAD OLIVER.

AND I'M LINDSAY LOGUE.

THE U.S. MARSHALS TRACKED WESNEL ISAAC DOWN IN HAITI.

AND HAULED HIM BACK TO THE STATES LATE LAST NIGHT.

HE WENT BEFORE A JUDGE THIS MORNING TO FACE A SLEW OF CHARGES INCLUDING TRIPLE MURDER.

NBC2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS REPORTS FROM THE COURTHOUSE. Return to index of stories...


WESNEL ISSAC FIRST APPEARANCE-LOOK LIVE


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MICHAEL SPIEGAL FIRST APPEARANCE-VO IN PLASMA


THE MAN ARRESTED FOR KILLING HIS EX-WIFE AND HER FIANCE ON A BOAT NEAR FORT MYERS BEACH FACED A JUDGE TODAY --

AND WE LEARNED HE'LL STAY IN JAIL

WE BROKE THIS STORY ON OUR NEWS YESTERDAY.

HERE'S SAM SWEENEY WITH AN UDPATE. Return to index of stories...


MICHAEL SPIEGAL FIRST APPEARANCE-LOOK LIVE


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MOTORCYCLE FATALITY-OTS


A 19 YEAR OLD INVOLVED IN A SERIOUS CRASH ALONG MCGREGOR BLVD HAS DIED.

BENJAMIN POLEY WAS THROWN FROM HIS MOTORCYCLE.

NBC-2'S DANILLE KOLENIAK SPEAKS WITH FRIEND AND COWORKERS WHO SAY HE LOVED HIS BIKE AND JOB. Return to index of stories...


MOTORCYCLE FATALITY-LOOK LIVE


Julio Morales

Manager, Sundial Beach Resort

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TN MILL EXPLOSION-TRX, VOTOPS


AT LEAST 6 PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN AN EXPLOSION AT A STEEL MILL IN KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE. Return to index of stories...


TN MILL EXPLOSION-SOTVO


"It shook the whole house. i thought it busted some windows. I heard car alarms going off so I ran outside to my front porch and what I seen was smoke blowing out of every end of the whole factory."

THE EXPLOSION HAPPENED IN AN AREA OF THE PLANT WHERE STEEL IS MELTED BUT IT'S STILL NOT CLEAR EXACTLY WHAT CAUSED THEB LAST. Return to index of stories...


CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-TRX, VOTOPS, EANIBOX


CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES HAVE TURNED DEADLY.

10 FIRES CHARRING THOUSANDS OF ACRES. AND FORCING EVACUATIONS.

AT LEAST ONE PERSON HAS LOST HIS LIFE.

AKIKI FUJITA IS FOLLOWING THE SITUATION IN CALIFORNIA. Return to index of stories...


CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-PKG


IT MAY BE A LONG WILDFIRE SEASON FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

FUELED BY DRY AIR AND WIND, THE FIRES HAVE RACED ACROSS SAN DIEGO COUNTY, SCORCHING MORE THAN 10-THOUSAND ACRES.

AT LEAST ONE PERSON HAS BEEN KILLED AND 20-HOMES HAVE BEEN DESTROYED.

MORE THAN 15-THOUSAND RESIDENTS HAVE EVACUATED. FLEEING A BLAZE THAT THE FIRE CHIEF CALLS A "MOVING TARGET."

"The fire started blowing yesterday directly west with an east wind on it, it turned on us, and went east and continuing to blow east."

HORRIFIED NEIGHBORS SAY THESE CONDITIONS ARE THE WORST THEY'VE EVER SEEN.

"It was really terrifying. I was just thinking about my dogs at home, how am I gonna get home. I was worried about my neighbors, you know, just all the families down here. It was just really bad."

BOB PAYNE WAS JUST 45 MINUTES AWAY FROM HIS HOME. WHEN THE FIRE SWEPT DOWN A HILLSIDE AND ENGULFED IT IN FLAMES.

"Some friends called and said they seen your house burning on TV, so we came here as soon as we can, but it was gone it was too late by then."

THERE'S A BIT OF GOOD NEWS FOR FIREFIGHTERS. THE FORECAST CALLS FOR COOLER TEMPERATURES AND LIGHTER WINDS. Return to index of stories...


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OFFICIALS SAY RESIDENTS OF TWO NEIGHBORHOODS OF SAN MARCOS HAVE BEEN ALLOWED TO RETURN HOME. Return to index of stories...


NEW FL UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS-TRX, ONCAM, VO


THE STATE'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE STAYS FLAT AT 6 PERCENT IN APRIL.

THE NUMBERS WERE RELEASED JUST THIS MORNING.

SIX-HUNDRED THOUSAND PEOPLE ARE CURRENTLY UNEMPLOYED.

FLORIDA EMPLOYERS ADDED 34-THOUSAND JOBS LAST MONTH.

APRIL 2014 MARCH 2014 APRIL 2013

CHARLOTTE 5.5 6.1 7.0

COLLIER 4.9 5.5 6.3

DESOTO 5.7 6.2 6.6

GLADES 6.8 7.5 6.9

HENDRY 8.4 9.0 9.7

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GM RECALL-OTS, VO


THE U-S GOVERNMENT IS FINING GENERAL MOTORS 35 MILLION DOLLARS FOR FAILING TO RECALL CARS DUE TO A FAULTY IGNITION SWITCH.

GM IS ACCUSED OF WAITING TOO LONG BEFORE PUBLICLY IDENTIFYING THE PROBLEM AND ACTING ON IT.

THE IGINITION SWITCH PROBLEM IS BLAMED FOR 13 DEATHS.

THE AUTOMAKER HAS RECALLED MORE THAN TWO AND A HALF MILLION VEHICLES AS A RESULT OF THE FAULTY SWITCH.

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SAN CARLOS BIKE AX-TRX, ONCAM, SS(2)


TWO BICYLCISTS ARE IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER A DRIVER SLAMMED INTO THEM THIS MORNING.

THE WRECK HAPPENED ON THREE OAKS PARKWAY AT PINE CHASE ROAD IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

YOU CAN SEE THE BIKES IN THESE PICTURES IN THE MIDDLE OF THE INTERSECTION.

BOTH RIDERS WERE RUSHED TO GULFCOAST HOSPITAL WITH TRAUMA INJURIES.

COUNT ON US TO BRING YOU AN UPDATE AS SOON AS WE GET IT. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO BUS AX-WIPE, SSTOPS, VO


A DRIVER REAR ENDED A LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BUS FILLED WITH KIDS TODAY.

IT HAPPENED ON THE INTERSECTION OF EAST 10TH STREET & THOMPSON AVENUE IN LEHIGH ACRES.

THE BUS DRIVER HAD JUST STOPPED TO PICK UP TWO STUDENTS WHEN THE DRIVER OF AN S-U-V SLMMED INTO THE BACK.

NONE OF THE STUDENTS WERE INJURED. Return to index of stories...


CHILD PORN-OTS, SS, VO


NBC-2 IS PROBING FOR NEW INFORMATION ON A CAPE CORAL MAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD PORN.

55 YEAR OLD KENNETH DUBEAU IS ACCUSED OF TAKING NAKED PICTURES OF A 14 YEAR OLD BOY AND TOUCHING HIM INAPPROPRIATELY.

POLICE SAY THERE COULD BE MORE VICTIMS.

DEBEAU TOLD A FRIEND HE MET THE BOY AT VINEYARDS COMMUNITY CHURCH.

THE CHURCH RELEASED A STATEMENT SAYING DUBEAU WAS ONE OF HUNDREDS OF VOLUNTEERS.

WE JUST CHECKED AND DUBEAU IS STILL IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


FMHS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATION-TRX, ONCAM, VO


RIGHT NOW WE HAVE NEW DETAILS NOW IN THE CASE OF A HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR BULLYING.

ACCORDING TO DOCUMENTS OBTAINED BY NBC-2.

DAVE LAROSA IS ACCUSED OF BULLYING AND HARASSING STUDENTS AND FACULTY.

AN EMAIL TO THE DISTRICT CLAIMS HE TALKS DOWN TO STUDENTS-- AND THREATENS THEM.

AND THE ALLEGATIONS ALSO INVOLVE TEACHERS--

SEVERAL STUDENTS TELL US-- THIS IS NOT THE PRINCIPAL THEY KNOW.

LAROSA HAS BEEN PRINCIPAL AT FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE PAST NINE YEARS.

NBC2 WILL CONTINUE TRYING TO GET HIS SIDE OF THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


UP NEXT AFTER THE BREAK.

"we drive up into their complex and there are police cars everywhere."

A SICK TRICK LEADS A CALIFORNIA COUPLE TO BELIEVE THEIR LOVED ONES WERE DEAD. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) FACEBOOK DEATH HOAX-SOTVO


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WEATHER-STC


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


HOME INVASION FOLO-TRX, ONCAM, VO


NBC-2 IS LEARNING MORE ABOUT THREE MEN IN JAIL FOR A HOME INVASION IN ORLANDO.

INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE THEY ARE LINKED TO THOSE VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THE TRIO WAS CAUGHT TRYING TO BREAK INTO A MANSION NEAR ORLANDO.

A JOINT TASK FORCE BELIEVES THEY'RE THE SAME MEN BEHIND FIVE HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY AND ONE IN WINDERMERE.

ANDRES PEREZ AND JOHNATHAN CONTRERAS ARE FROM IMMOKALEE.

FRANK BOWER JUNIOR IS FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA.

HE CLAIMS TO BE A FORMER MOBSTER TURNED JAIL HOUSE MINISTER. Return to index of stories...


FRED COOPER HEARING-ONCAM, SS, TAG


A MAN CONVICTED OF TWO MURDERS IN LEE COUNTY IS LOOKING TO HAVE HIS SENTENCE OVERTURNED.

STEVEN AND MICHELLE ANDREWS WERE KILLED IN THEIR GATEWAY HOME EIGHT YEARS AGO.

FRED COOPER IS SERVING TWO LIFE SENTENCES IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FOR THE CRIMES.

WE DID SOME DIGGING AND FOUND OUT HE'LL BE BACK IN LEE COUNTY NEXT WEEK FOR AN APPEAL HEARING.

PROSECUTORS SAY COOPER WAS A JEALOUS, JILTED LOVER.

HE FOUND OUT HIS GIRLFRIEND OF 6 YEARS WAS HAVING AN AFFAIR WITH STEVEN ANDREWS AND WAS PLANNING TO LEAVE HIM.

COOPER BELIEVES HE DIDN'T GET A FAIR TRIAL. Return to index of stories...


SCHENECKER TRIAL VERDICT-TRX, NATSVO


the defendant is guilty. The defendant discharged firearm causing death.

A GUILTY VERDICT THURSDAY FOR THE TAMPA MOTHER WHO SHOT AND KILLED HER SON AND DAUGHTER.

THIS IS A HIGH-PROFILE CASE WE'VE BEEN FOLLOWING.

THE JURY DELIBERATED FOR JUST TWO HOURS BEFORE ANNOUNCING THE VERDICT.

JULIE SCHENECKER SHOT AND KILLED HER 13-YEAR-OLD SON AND 16-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER IN 2011. Return to index of stories...


CAPE TRANSFORMER-ONCAM, VO


TWO EXPLOSIONS IN ONE WEEK.

EMPLOYEES AT A SOUTH CAPE CORAL RESTAURANTS SAY ANOTHER TRANSFORMER BLEW UP NEAR THEM

THE FIRST TIME IT HAPPENED WAS ON MOTHER'S DAY BEHIND MARIAS RESTURANT

THE SECOND WAS LAST NIGHT.

THE EXPLOSION DAMAGED SEVERAL CARS -- AND CAME DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO PROPANE TANKS

WE SPOKE TO EMPLOYEES WHO'VE HAD THEIR CARS WRECKED -- NOT ONCE BUT TWICE. Return to index of stories...


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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.

BREEZY AND MILD

After a mild start to the morning, we have a mild, breezy day ahead of us. We started the morning with still some lingering clouds, but through the day, the cloud cover will be decreasing. Winds from the north will pick up to 10-15 mph with gusts of 20-25 mph. By this afternoon, even with plenty of sunshine on the way, we will only warm into the low to mid 80s. With much less humidity in place today, the change will be very noticeable.

Tonight, skies will stay clear and temperatures will be a good bit cooler. We'll drop to near 60 degrees with inland cooler spots dropping into the upper 50s. Through the weekend, the sunshine sticks around. Highs will be in the upper 80s and lows will drop into the lower 60s for Sunday morning.

Dry weather and mostly sunny skies stick around into next week. Afternoon highs will reach into the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. We have no big storms systems to track in the next 7 days. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK DEATH HOAX-2 SHOT


A CALIFORNIA COUPLE STILL CAN'T BELIEVE THE CRUEL HOAX THAT SHOCKED THEIR FAMILY.

SOMEONE HACKED A RELATIVES FACEBOOK PAGE.

THEN POSTED THAT LOVED ONES HAD DIED.

BUT IT WAS ALL A LIE.

BOB HANSEN HAS THE STORY. WITH A WARNING FOR ANYONE ON SOCIAL MEDIA. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK DEATH HOAX-PKG


"panic struck, and i tried to contact my husband and he wasn't picking up his phone."

PANIC FROM THIS POST ON FACEBOOK. THAT JOEL LADRIDO'S SISTER AND HUSBAND HAD SUDDENLY DIED FROM A GAS LEAK IN THEIR HOME.

"I'm calling to see if there was anything reported in that area."

WHEN JOEL CALLED HIS SISTER'S PHONE. IT WENT TO VOICE MAIL. SO AS JOEL AND HIS WIFE CLAIRE JUMPED INTO THE CAR. THEY CALLED EMERGENCY CREWS. AND RELATIVES.

"I had 911 and another phone in my hand and at one point i was like this."

"he's on the phone with 911 on one cell phone, and my cell phone he has family calling from the philippines, from guam, from hawaii."

CLAIRE SAID THEY SPED UP THE FREEWAY TO HER SISTER-IN-LAW'S HOME. AND THE CLOSER THEY GOT. THE MORE THEY BELIEVED THE NEWS THAT THEY HAD DIED.

"we drive up into their complex and there are police cars everywhere."

BUT JUST WHEN THEY WERE ABOUT TO LOSE HOPE. JOEL'S PHONE RANG.

"it was my sister, it was my sister's phone. at that point i'm just, are you ok? where are you at?"

SOMEONE HAD APPARENTLY HACKED INTO THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE. AND MADE UP THE POST ABOUT THE DEATH, THE MEDICAL EXAMINER AND BURIAL ARRANGEMENTS.

"I don't typically cry, but i just completely broke down. it was hard to handle my emotions."

"the thing about facebook and other social networking sites, news like this can travel like wildfire. and yet it's all a lie."

"unfortunately there are people out there who get a kick out of stressing people out, i really don't know."

NO ONE KNOWS WHO DID THIS. ALL THEY KNOW IS WHILE THE MESSAGE WAS FAKE. THE HEARTACHE AND PANIC WAS VERY REAL.

"why would anyone do that?" STORY NUM: FE03F

SLUG: FACEBOOK DEATH HOAX

TRT: 1:44

FORMAT: PKG

DATE: FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014

ETA: 0900

RESTRICTIONS: NONE

PRODUCER NOTES:

SUPERS:

L/ SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

S/ JOEL LADRIDO, HOAX VICTIM

S/ CLAIRE LADRIDO, HOAX VICTIM

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DEER IN THE HOT TUB-TRX, VOTOPS


A DEER LOOKING TO HAVE SOME FUN IN THE SUN.

BUT GOT STUCK IN THE PROCESS.

A CENTRAL FLORIDA HOMEOWNER FOUND THIS DEER IN HER HOT TUB.

BUT IT COULDN'T GET OUT!

SO RESCUERS WERE CALLED IN TO LIFT HER OUT.

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TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


ON THE RUN --

A REPEAT OFFENDER WANTED FOR GRAND THEFT AND BURGLARY

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

AND THESE OTHER CRIMINALS ON YOUR SCREEN.

FUGITIVE FRIDAY IS NEXT 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.

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FUGITIVE FRIDAY-TRX, 3 SHOT


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

TRISH ROUTTE WITH CRIMESTOPPERS IS HERE. Return to index of stories...


FUGITIVE FRIDAY-4 SS


Starting off our list this week is Ricky Kunkel, wanted for violating terms of his

state probation after being arrested on drug charges in Collier County. This 51

year old fugitive is well rounded in the world of crime, with an array of arrests

ranging from aggravated stalking, multiple counts of burglary, drug trafficking,

DUI, and obtaining a controlled substance by fraud - just to name a few.

Although his current warrant is out of Naples, Kunkel also has ties to Lee County

- where he's been arrested 13 times before - and Tennessee - where he's been

jailed on drug charges. Kunkel may be hiding out in south Fort Myers, operating

under the alias of Joseph Plank.

And next up is Kernan Louis-Marc who went into hiding after being arrested

earlier this year for lewd and lascivious behavior on a victim between the ages

of 12 and 16. According to the victim, Louis-Marc had molested her over the

course of roughly four years during time frames when her mom was at work.

Despite the trauma is caused the young girl, she never disclosed the disgusting

accusations to anyone until she recently confided in a friend, who took it

upon themselves to report it to law enforcement. When questioned about the

accusations, 43 year old Louis-Marc refused to cooperate and was immediately

arrested for lewd and lascivious behavior. He bonded out from jail just over 24

hours later, and now he's seemingly disappeared, never having showed back

up in court to face the allegations or his accuser. Louis-Marc was last known to

be living in Lehigh, but also has connections in Collier County. Upon his arrest,

Louis-Marc will be held without bond in the Lee County Jail.

Also on the run this week is Dominic Serio, a repeat offender wanted for

violating his probation following an arrest for grand theft and burglary. This

34 year old felon has been jailed 24 times so far in Lee County and has been

adjudicated as a registered convicted felon. Over the years, Serio has stolen a

lot of cars, broken into a long list of homes and stolen a great deal of personal

property. Last year he was jailed for several counts of burglary and grand theft

auto, and less than a month after he was released, he found himself back inside

the confines of a jail cell for the same exact charges. In addition to the pattern of

theft, Serio has also been arrested for fleeing and eluding officers, larceny theft,

cocaine possession and for being a deadbeat dad in Collier County. Serio was

last known to be living in East Fort Myers and has several tattoos, including a

tribal sun on his left arm and the name Tyler on his right.

And rounding out our list is a 20 year old fugitive who has 12 active warrants

for his arrest. Matthew Shannon started racking up felony charges when he

was 16 years old and found himself incarcerated for burglary. Since then, he's

racked up a lengthy list of additional charges, including several break-ins, dealing

in stolen property, fraud, grand theft and providing false identification to pawn

brokers. His current dozen warrants all stem from either violating terms of his

probation or simply failing to show up for court dates. Shannon is 6'2", 140

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TEASE THREE-2 SHOT


LONG WAIT LISTS.

AND AN INSIDE COVER UP.

"Any adverse incident like this makes me, makes me mad as hell."

ERIC SHINSKEI SAYS HE WILL NOT RESIGN.

HEAR WHY HE SAYS HE TOOK THE JOB.

THIS VIDEO IS DISTURBING.

POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A MOTHER WHO CURSES AND SLAP HER CHILD.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT LED THEY TO HER.

BUT FIRST -- HERE'S A LOOK AT WHAT'S COMING UP TODAY AT 3 O'CLOCK ON DR. OZ--- Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) VA SCANDAL-SOTVO


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DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS


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WESNEL ISSAC IN LEE COUNTY-TC MON, SS


ONE OF THE MOST WANTED MEN IN AMERICA JUST APPEARED BEFORE A JUDGE IN LEE COUNTY.

WESNEL ISAAC MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE IN COURT ON CHARGES THAT HAVE BEEN PENDING FOR SEVERAL YEARS.

ROBBERY, HOME INVASION AND THREE COUNTS OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER.

THIS ALL COMES MONTHS AFTER U-S MARSHALS ADDED ISAAC TO THE TOP 15 MOST WANTED CRIMINAL LISTS-- AND OFFERED A 25-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD FOR TIPS.

A JUDGE ORDERED ISAAC BE HELD WITHOUT BOND.

HE GOES BACK TO COURT IN JUNE. Return to index of stories...


FMB MURDER ARREST-TC MON, SS


A MAN IN JAIL FOR KILLING HIS EX-WIFE AND HER LOVER WENT TO COURT TODAY. MICHAEL SPIEGEL IS CHARGED WITH KILLING THE COUPLE NEAR FORT MYERS BEACH.

THE TWO VICTIMS WERE SUPPOSED TO GET MARRIED THIS WEEKEND.

MARILYN SPIEGEL AND HARRY CARLIP.

WITNESSES SAY IT ALL STARTED THURSDAY WITH AN ARGUMENT ON A BOAT AT SALTY SAM'S MARINA --

THEN THEY HEARD MULTIPLE GUN SHOTS -- AND A SMALL FIRE BROKE OUT.

SPIEGAL IS BEING HELD WITHOUT BOND.

HE WILL REMAIN AT THE LEE COUNTY JAIL UNTIL HIS NEXT COURT DATE IN JUNE. Return to index of stories...


VA SCANDAL-TRX, VO IN PLASMA


IN WASHINGTON --

V-A SECRETARY ERIC SHINSEKI SPOKE OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE SCANDAL BROKE. ALLEGING LONG HOSPITAL WAIT TIMES ARE REPSONIBLE FOR 40 VETERAN DEATHS.

THE SECRETARY CLAIMS THE PROBLEMS … ARE NOT SYSTEM-WIDE.

NBC'S JIM MIKLASZEWSKI PICKS UP THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


VA SCANDAL-PKG


KG --

In testimony before the Senate Veteran's Affairs committee, Secretary Erik Shinseki showed flashes of anger AND frustration over the growing VA scandal.

And later bristled at reporters' questions about his commitment to veterans.

MIK: What do you say to those veterans who said today - you of all people have ABANDONED them. Have you failed these veterans?

SHINSEKI: I took this job NOT to fail veterans. I came to make things better for them.

WHISTLEBLOWERS ALLEGE that VA hospitals in at least EIGHT states were hiding veteran's appointments on SECRET LISTS to coverup long delays in gretting treatment.

SANDERS:

SHINSEKI:

FORMER VA DOCTOR SAMUEL FOOTE, THE ORIGINAL WHISTLEBLOWER FROM THE VA HOSPITAL IN PHOENIX, ALLEGES THAT 40 VETERANS reportedly died while waiting for medical care. The VA inspector General SAID in 17 cases, he has not yet concluded the deaths were caused by the delays.

IVE / MELISSA MOLLET / Twitter: @melissamollet /WASHINGTON, DC

TAPE / ERIC SHINSKEI/ VETERAN AFFAIRS SECRETARY

TAPE / JOHN MISKA/ VIETNAM VETERAN

TAPE / SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN/ ARIZONA

TAPE / SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS/ VERMONT

TAPE / RICHARD GRIFFIN/ ACTING INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE VA

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VA SCANDAL-TAG


JIM MIKLASZEWSKI REPORTING.

SOME SENIOR LAWMAKERS ARE ALREADY RECOMMENDING THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GIVE VETERAN'S MORE OPTIONS ON WHERE AND HOW THEY GET MEDCIAL CARE. Return to index of stories...


CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-TRX, ONCAM, VO


WILDFIRES IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HAVE TURNED DEADLY.

TEN BLAZES HAVE DRIVEN THOUSANDS FROM THEIR HOMES, SHUT DOWN SCHOOLS. AND HAS BURNED MORE THAN 15 SQUARE MILES WITH MORE THATN 200-MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

OVERNIGHT A FLARE UP PROMPTED OFFICIALS TO SEND MORE THAN 18-THOUSAND NEW EVACUATION NOTICES.

RIGHT NIGHT AUTHORITIES BELIEVE SOME OF THE FIRES WERE SET.

FIREFIGHTERS IN CALIFORNIA CONTINUE THEIR FIGHT AGAINST RAGING WILDFIRES IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THAT STATE.

THESE OVERNIGHT PICTURES A FIRE BURNING ON CAMP PENDLETON MILITARY BASE 50 MILES NORTH OF SAN DIEGO.

THE FIRE IN THE LAS PULGAS AREA OF THE INSTALLATION, WAS FIRST REPORTED THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

AS OF 1AM LOCAL TIME IT WAS LISTED AT 4,000 ACRES WITH ZERO CONTAINMENT.

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TURKEY EXPLOSION LATEST-OTS, VO


18 MINERS ARE STILL MISSING AFTER A COAL MINE EXPLOSION IN WESTERN TURKEY.

AT LEAT 284 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED.

MOST OF THEM FROM CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

IT'S BEEN FOUR DAYS SINCE THE EXPLOSION AND THE MINING COMPANY IS NOW DEFENDING ITS SAFETY RECORD.

THE OWNER SAYS HE'S SPENT HIS OWN MONEY ON IMPROVING SAFETY STANDARDS AT THE MINE.

787 PEOPLE WERE IN THE MINE AT THE TIME OF THE EXPLOSION. Return to index of stories...


NIGERIA LATEST-WIPE, VOTOPS


NIGERIAN PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN IS BACKING OUT OF A VISIT TO THE TOWN WHERE MORE THAN 200 SCHOOLGIRLS WERE ABDUCTED BY ISLAMIC EXTREMISTS.

PEOPLE WHO LIVE THERE ARE FURIOUS THE GIRLS HAVEN'T BEEN RESCUED.

IT'S BEEN MORE THAN A MONTH SINCE THEY WERE TAKEN.

RECENTLY NIGERIA'S PRESIDENT REJECTED SWAPPING THE ABDUCTED SCHOOL GIRLS FOR PRISONERS. Return to index of stories...


SOUTH KOREA FERRY UPDATE-ONCAM, VO


SOUTH KOREA'S PRESIDENT IS APOLOGIZING TO THE PEOPLE WHO HAD LOVED ONES ABOARD A FERRY THAT SANK OFF THE COUNTRY'S COAST LAST MONTH.

DURING A FACE-TO-FACE MEETING WITH FAMILY MEMBERS IN SEOUL,

THE PRESIDENT EXPRESSED HIS CONDOLENCES AND APOLOGIZED FOR THE INSUFFICIENCY OF THE GOVERNMENT.

THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME HE HAD SPOKEN WITH THE VICTIMS' FAMILIES.

RIGHT NOW DIVERS ARE STILL LOOKING FOR 20 MISSING PEOPLE.

ALL 15 SURVIVING CREW MEMBERS RESPONSIBLE FOR NAVIGATION WERE FORMALLY CHARGED ON THURSDAY. Return to index of stories...


MAN COLLAPSES WALLET STOLEN-ONCAM, VO


ONE MAN'S MEDICAL EMERGENCY BECAME ANOTHER MANS CHANCE TO MAKE QUICK BUCK.

IT WAS ALL CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

LARRY LOTTER WAS ENJOYING A BEER WHEN HE SUDDENLY COLLPASED OF WHAT HE THOUGHT WAS A HEART ATTACK.

WHILE FRIENDS CALLED 911, AND QUICKLY GATHERED AROUND HIM TO HELP.

ANOTHER MAN RIGHT BESIDE HIM TOOK HIS WALLET. Return to index of stories...


MAN COLLAPSES WALLET STOLEN-SOTVO


Rarely have I seen somebody literally steal from what they believe to be a dying man. It's pretty pathetic.

That's where he belongs. I hope he gets a long time out of it, honestly.

LUCKILY THE HEART ATTACK WAS JUST A FALSE ALARM.

AS FOR THE THEIF.

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WOMAN SLAPS INFANT-TRX, NATSVO


shut up. Shut up

THE SEARCH IS ON FOR THIS MOTHER.

SLAPPINIG AND SWEARING AT HER BABY.

TAKE A LOOK.

THIS IS IN TEXAS.

A NEIGHBOR SHOT THIS VIDEO.

HE CALLED 9-1-1. BUT HE SAYS WHEN POLICE SHOWED UP --.

THEY DIDN'T EVEN BOTHER WATCHING THE VIDEO AND LEFT.

SO THE NEIGHBOR POSTED THE VIDEO ON FACEBOOK. Return to index of stories...


WOMAN SLAPS INFANT-SOTVO


I'm hoping to save the baby's life so it won't happen again because like I said it's just a sad things to see.

THE FACEBOOK POST GOT THE D-C-F'S ATTENTION THEN.

BUT WHEN A CASEWORKER WENT TO INVESTIGATE --

THE WOMAN AND HER BABY WERE GONE.

NOW AUTHORITIES ARE LOOKING FOR HER -- FEARING THAT'S NOT THE FIRST OR LAST TIME THE BABY'S BEEN HIT. Return to index of stories...


CAR HITS GIRL-WIPE, VOTOPS, EANIBOX


A YOUNG PENNSYLVANIA GIRL IS LUCKY TO BE ALIVE AFTER GETTING HIT BY A CAR.

DURING A POLICE CHASE.

CHECK IT OUT.

THE EIGHT-YEAR-OLD WAS RIDING HER SCOOTER ON THE SIDEWALK-

WHEN SUDDENLY THE CAR CRASHED INTO A WALL THEN KNOCKED HER TO THE GROUND.

IF YOU LOOK CLOSELY, YOU'LL NOTICE HER 5 YEAR OLD SISTER ON THE STEPS,-

SHE'S ABLE TO GET OUT OF THE WAY JUST IN TIME.

THE EIGHT YEAR OLD SUFFERED A CONCUSSION.BUT SHE'LL BE OK. Return to index of stories...


PLANE NEAR MISS-ONCAM, VO


THE F-A-A IS LOOKING INTO A NEAR MISS BETWEEN TWO COMMERCIAL PLANES OVER THE PACIFIC OCEAN.

A PASSENGER CLAIMS THE PLANE HE WAS ON HAD TO 600 FEET TO AVOID A HEAD ON COLLISION.

IT HAPPENED ON A UNITED AIRLINES FIGHT FROM KONA HAWAII TO L-A-X.

THE PASSENGER SAYS A FLIGHT ATTENDANT TOLD PASSENGERS QUOTE "THE PILOT HAD TAKEN EVASIVE ACTION TO AVOID AN AIRCRAFT IN OUR FLIGHT PATH." Return to index of stories...


PLANE NEAR MISS-SOTVO


"I think it was a scary experience. One that I learned a lot from but I'm not hesitant to step on a plane again."

THE FAA AND AIRLINES ALL THEY ARE INVESTIGATING THE ALLEGED INCIDENT. Return to index of stories...


TX TEEN ELECTED MAYOR-ONCAM, VO


MOST HIGH SCHOOLS SENIORS. ARE JUST EXCITED TO GRADUATE.

BUT ONE STUDENT IN TEXAS. IS READY TO BE SWORN IN.

AS THE MAYOR OF ARCHER CITY, TEXAS.

KELVIN GREEN IS ONLY 18 YEARS OLD.

ARCHER CITY HAS NEVER HAD A MAYOR THIS YOUNG.

INSTEAD OF PURSING HIGHER EDUCATION.GREEN IS STAYING IN HIS HOMETOWN TO BUILD A BETTER COMMUNITY.

NO ONE ELSE FILLED TO RUN. WHICH MEANS KELVIN WON BY DEFAULT.

HIS WORK IS CUT OUT FOR HIM. THE CITY IS IN A STAGE FOUR DROUGHT. Return to index of stories...


RUSSIA ROCKET FAIL-TRX, VOTOPS


A ROCKET LAUNCH IN RUSSIA GOES SOUR.

DESTROYING ITS BOOSTER AND ITS PAYLOAD.

OFFICIALS ON THE GROUND SAY THEY LOST CONTACT WITH THE "PROTON-M ROCKET" NINE MINUTES AFTER IT LIFTED OFF.

THE ROCKET HAD VEERED OFF PATH, CAUSING AN EMERGENCY SYSTEM TO CUT OFF.

IT WAS ABOUT 100 MILES HIGH INTO ITS ASCENT AT THE TIME AND BURNED UP IN THE ATMOSPHERE.

OFFICIALS SAY THE ROCKET WAS TO CARRY A COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE INTO ORBIT. Return to index of stories...


WORLD TRADE CENTER TIME LAPSE-ONCAM, VO


A UNIQUE TRIBUTE TO THURSDAY'S OPENING OF THE 9/11 MEMORIAL MUSEUM IN NEW YORK.

WEBCAM SERVICE PROVIDER EARTHCAM HAS RELEASED THIS TIME-LAPSE VIDEO OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE MEMORIAL POOLS AND MUSEUM FROM GROUNDBREAKING TO COMPLETION.

USING MILLIONS OF STILL PHOTOS THE VIDEO DOCUMENTS THE WORK FROM OCTOBER 2004 UNTIL NOW. Return to index of stories...


STERLING WONT PAY FINE-ONCAM, VO


DISGRACED L-A CLIPPERS OWNER DONALD STERLING SAYS HE'S NOT PAYING THE TWO-POING FIVE-MILLION DOLLAR FINE FROM THE NBC.

HIS LAWYER IS REPORTEDLY ARGUING THAT HE DID NOT RECEIVE DUE PROCESS FROM THE N-B-A, AND THAT HE DID NOT VIOLATE THE N-B-A CONSTITUTION.

NBA COMMISSIONER ADAM SILVER ISSUED STERLING A LIFETIME BAN AND THE TWO-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLAR FINE.

AFTER STERLING MADE RACIAL COMMENTS DURING A RECORDED CONVERSATION. Return to index of stories...


PREAKNESS TOMORROW-ONCAM, VO, SS


NBC2 IS GEARING UP FOR PART TWO OF THE TRIPLE CROWN. THE PREAKNESS!

IT'S THIS SATURDAY IN BALTIMORE MARYLAND.

DYNAMIC IMPACT HAS THE HIGHEST ODDS -- 12 TO 1 --

A LOT OF EYES ARE ARE ALSO ON 'RIDE ON CURLIN'.

AND DONT FORGET -- KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER CALIFORNIA CHROME -- ANOTHER FAVORITE TO WIN --

NBC2 WILL HAVE LIVE COVERAGE STARTING AT 4:30 P.M.--

POST TIME IS 6:18 PM. Return to index of stories...


CAT WILL THROW FIRST PITCH-WIPE, VOTOPS, VO2, TAG


BY NOW YOU'VE SURELY SEEN THE SECURITY VIDEO SHOWING ONE FAMILY'S TOUGH-AS-NAILS CAT.

CHARGING A DOG THAT WAS ATTACKING HER YOUNG MASTER.

THE CAT, NAMED TARA, IS REPORTEDLY SCHEDULED TO "THROW" OUT THE FIRST PITCH MAY 20TH AT A LOCAL MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL GAME.

NO WORD ON EXACTLY HOW SHE WILL PULL IT OFF. Return to index of stories...


CAT WILL THROW FIRST PITCH-VO


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TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


WEDDING SEASON IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER.BEING A GUEST CAN HAVIE YOU SHELLING OUT A LOT OF CASH.

THE AVERAGE PERSON SHELLS OUT 600 DOLLARS FOR EACH WEDDING!

WE'LL TELL YOU SHOULD START PUTTING MONEY ASIDE TO LESSEN THE BLOW.

TAKE NATS OF SONG

THREE SINGERS ARE LEFT ON THE VOICE.

THEY GAVE SOME ELETRICFYING PERFORMANCES.

FIND OUT WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT.

Wedding guests are dishing out a lot more just be apart

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TZ4 A) WEDDING GUEST COSTS-VO


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TZ4 B) VOICE FINALE PREVIEW-NATSVO


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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THE VOICE FINALE PREVIEW-2 SHOT-PUSH


IT'S A BUSY TIME FOR THE THREE SINGERS STILL VYING FOR THE TITLE OF "THE VOICE"

RIGHT NOW WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO WHEN THE SINGING COMPETITION WRAPS UP WITH A TWO NIGHT FINALE STARTING MONDAY NIGHT.

AND THE FINAL TRIO HAVE PLENTY OF WORK AHEAD.

MARK BARGER GIVES US A PREVIEW. IT'S A BUSY TIME FOR THE THREE SINGERS STILL VYING FOR THE TITLE OF "THE VOICE"!

YOU JUST HEARD JOSH KAUFMAN FROM SARASOTA.

LOOKING AHEAD, NBC'S SINGING COMPETITION WRAPS UP WITH A TWO NIGHT FINALE STARTING MONDAY NIGHT.

AND THIS WILL BE AWESOME ---- TUESDAY NIGHT WILL FEATURE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES BY "ONE REPUBLIC", "COLDPLAY" AND "TIM MCGRAW." Return to index of stories...


THE VOICE FINALE PREVIEW-PKG


nats "America instantly saved."

AFTER SWEATING OUT HER SPOT IN "THE VOICE" FINALE.

nats "Christina Grimmie!"

THE NEW JERSEY TEEN IS BRACED FOR WHAT'S AHEAD.

"I've been through exhaustion on this show, learning songs last minute, and it's all in a week for live

tv. All of that is just going to pay off."

nats "I don't know."

BUT THIS WEEK'S CLOSE CALL DROVE HOME JUST HOW TIGHT THE COMPETITION IS.

"Really, all bets are off. Next week, we'd all be foolish to think one person could run away with it

in that moment."

nats

ALSO PREPARING FOR THE FINALE.COACH BLAKE SHELTON AND HIS ARTIST.TEXAS

TEEN JAKE WORTHINGTON.

"Absolutely, it's go go go time, I talked with Blake about the songs we're going to do and it's

going to be a hell of a week."

nats

THEY'LL BE LOOKING FOR THAT MAGICAL MIXTURE OF SONG AND PERFORMER.

"I don't know what it is. If you knew what it was, you would do it every week. You just never

know."

FOR USHER, IT'S ABOUT FINDING SONGS THAT COMPLEMENT THE ARTIST'S BACKGROUND.

IN HIS CASE.38 YEAR OLD JOSH KAUFMAN OF INDIANA.

"America isn't just voting with their ears, they're voting with their hearts too.

This isn't just karaoke, we have to put some thought into their performance."

nats

IN FACT, IT'LL BE MULTIPLE PERFORMANCES FOR KAUFMAN AND THE OTHERS.MEANING

THE MOST PREPARATION YET.

"More wardrobe, more vocal lessons, more rehearsals, more of everything. So it's going to be a really

hard week, but a really fun week."

FUN THAT'LL CULIMINATE WITH "THE VOICE" CROWNING A WINNER.

MARK BARGER, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


THE VOICE FINALE PREVIEW-TAG


THE TWO HOUR FINALE TUESDAY NIGHT WILL ALSO FEATURE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES BY ED , ONE REPUBLIC, COLDPLAY AND TIM MCGRAW. IT'S A BUSY TIME FOR THE THREE SINGERS STILL VYING FOR THE TITLE OF "THE VOICE"!

YOU JUST HEARD JOSH KAUFMAN FROM SARASOTA.

LOOKING AHEAD, NBC'S SINGING COMPETITION WRAPS UP WITH A TWO NIGHT FINALE STARTING MONDAY NIGHT.

AND THIS WILL BE AWESOME ---- TUESDAY NIGHT WILL FEATURE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES BY "ONE REPUBLIC", "COLDPLAY" AND "TIM MCGRAW." 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.

BREEZY AND MILD

After a mild start to the morning, we have a mild, breezy day ahead of us. We started the morning with still some lingering clouds, but through the day, the cloud cover will be decreasing. Winds from the north will pick up to 10-15 mph with gusts of 20-25 mph. By this afternoon, even with plenty of sunshine on the way, we will only warm into the low to mid 80s. With much less humidity in place today, the change will be very noticeable.

Tonight, skies will stay clear and temperatures will be a good bit cooler. We'll drop to near 60 degrees with inland cooler spots dropping into the upper 50s. Through the weekend, the sunshine sticks around. Highs will be in the upper 80s and lows will drop into the lower 60s for Sunday morning.

Dry weather and mostly sunny skies stick around into next week. Afternoon highs will reach into the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. We have no big storms systems to track in the next 7 days. Return to index of stories...


CHARLIE KEEGAN-INTRO


BREAKING NEWS AT NOON --

NBC2 HAS CONFIRMED THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS SEARCHING FOR A MAN WHO BUSTED INTO A LEHIGH ACRES HOME THIS MORNING WITH TWO PEOPLE INSIDE.

REPORTER CHARLIE KEEGAN IS THERE RIGHT NOW -- CHARLIE, WHAT HAPPENED? Return to index of stories...


CHARLIE KEEGAN-PHONER


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WEDDING GUEST COSTS-ONCAM


WEDDINGS HAVE GOTTEN MORE EXPENSIVE FOR THE BRIDE AND GROOM.

BUT SOMEONE ELSE IS DIGGING INTO THEIR POCKETS JUST TO BE APART OF THE CELEBRATION.

IT'S YOU THE GUEST!

NBC'S CHRIS CLACKUM EXPLAINS. Return to index of stories...


WEDDING GUEST COSTS-PKG


AN AMERICAN EXPRESS SURVEY ABOUT WEDDINGS IN AMERICA. FOUND 67 MILLION OF US PLAN TO ATTEND AT LEAST ONE WEDDING THIS YEAR. MORE, IF YOU'RE YOUNGER.

"I think when you reach your mid-20's you can have summers where you might have 15-20 weddings"

AND WITH THE TYPICAL WEDDING NOW COSTING THE BRIDE, GROOM AND THEIR FAMILIES.ABOUT 30-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

.THE SURVEY FOUND GUESTS ARE FORKING OVER A LOT MORE, TOO.

"As a wedding guest you're going to spend almost $600 at this point is the estimate to go to the wedding, to get the gift, basically all of the things you would do as a guest"

THAT'S 75-PERCENT MORE THAN WHAT WEDDING GUESTS WERE SPENDING JUST TWO YEARS AGO. MAINLY BECAUSE OF THE RISING POPULARITY OF DESTINATION WEDDINGS.

"Everyone's having to travel more for these weddings. They're getting more and more extravagant"

"A lot of these destinations are being held in the u.s. it's just at a location other than where the bride and groom live and other than where the bride and groom live and other than where most of their guest list lives.

SO KELLI GRANT OF CNBC. AND KELLEY LONG OF THE FINANCIAL LITERACY COMMISSION.

.BOTH SUGGESTS.START PLANNING AND PUTTING MONEY ASIDE AS SOON AS YOU HEAR A COUPLE IS ENGAGED.

"And maybe consider trying to go in on other guests to lessen the costs of things like transportation or even a big gift"

THEY SAY CONSIDER SHARING A HOTEL ROOM WITH OTHER GUESTS. AND USE REWARD POINTS FOR ROOMS.AS WELL AS FLYING.TO SAVE MONEY.

BECAUSE WEDDINGS ARE EXPENSIVE EVEN FOR THOSE WHO AREN'T ON THAT WALK DOWN THE AISLE.

CHRIS CLACKUM, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


WEDDING GUEST COSTS-TAG


AS A WEDDING GUEST THE AVERAGE AMOUNT YOU MAY SPEND IS $600 WHICH DOESN'T INCLUDE THE PRICE OF THE GIFT.

THE AVERAGE AMOUNT SPENT ON GIFTS THIS YEAR WILL BE ABOUT $109 PER WEDDING.

BUT YOU CAN EXPECT TO DISH OUT NEARLY TWICE AS MUCH IF THE BRIDE OR GROOM IS A CLOSE FAMILY MEMBER. Return to index of stories...


KEY LIME FEST-OTS, CG


LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO THIS WEEKEND?

NBC-2 HAS YOU COVERED.

THIS SATURDAY IS THE KEY LIME FESTIVAL.

IT'S AT FISHERMEN'S VILLAGE IN PUNTA GORDA FROM 10 A.M. TO NINE.

FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY WITH LIVE MUSIC --

AND YOU'LL FIND EVERYTHING LIME -- FROM LIME FLAVORED DRESSINGS TO LIME SOAPS AND LOTIONS. Return to index of stories...


DUCK DYNASTY AT GERMAIN-CGTOPS


THE DUCK DYNASTY T-V FAMILY WILL BE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THIS WEEKEND --

THE ROBERTSON CLAN WILL BE AT GERMAIN ARENA SUNDAY.

TICKETS STARTING AT 39-DOLLARS ARE STILL AVAILABLE.

UNCLE SI AND WILLIE WILL BE THERE.

THERE'S ALSO LIVE MUSIC FROM SWITCHFOOT AND THE FARM.

THE EVENT BENEFITS THE SALVATION ARMY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


A NIGHT WITH BOBBY BOWDEN-ONCAM, SS


F-S-U COACH BOBBY BOWDEN WILL VISIT NAPLES FOR A LEGENDARY NIGHT.

IT'S BEING HELD THIS EVENING AT 6:00 O'CLOCK AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA NAPLES.

IT'S CALLED "A NIGHT WITH BOBBY BOWDEN."

FELLOW COACHING LEGEND MICKEY ANDREWS WILL JOIN HIM.

THE NIGHT BEGINS WITH A SEMINOLE COCKTAIL RECEPTION FOLLOWED BY DINNER AND A PROGRAM.

WHERE THESE SEMINOLE GREATS WILL TAKE A WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE, DISCUSSING FSU FOOTBALL, PAST AND PRESENT.

PROCEEDS GO DIRECTLY TOWARD THE BOBBY BOWDEN LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP FUND. Return to index of stories...


BEACH CLEANUP DAY-CGTOPS


HEAD OUT TO THE SOUTH BEACH BOARDWALK ON MARCO ISLAND THIS SUNDAY FROM 8AM TO 10AM,.

THE ISLAND WELCOMES ALL HELPERS FOR ITS BEACH CLEANUP DAY.

PUBLIX WILL SUPPLY GLOVES, TRASH BAGS AND BOTTLED WATER FOR ALL VOLUNTEERS.

COME OUT AND HELP KEEP MARCO'S BEACHES BEAUTIFUL. Return to index of stories...


MEMORIAL TRAVEL-ONCAM, VO


TRIPLE WILL RELEASE IT'S ANNUAL TRAVEL FORECAST FOR MEMORIAL DAY.

MILLIONS OF AMERICANS USUALLY DRIVE 50 MILES OR MORE TO A BEACH OR CAMPGROUND.

TRIPLE-A WILL ALSO ESTIMATE HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL TAKE PLANES, BUSES, TRAINS AND OTHER FORMS OF TRAVEL. Return to index of stories...


CURRENT GAS PRICES-TRX, CGTOPS


NBC-2 IS TRACKING YOUR GAS PRICES THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS YOU PREPARE FOR YOUR WEEKEND.

GAS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IS NOW 3.71. THATS JUST 4 CENTS DOWN FROM A WEEK AGO.

THE AVERAGE PRICE FOR GAS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA AND NATIONWIDE IS 3.64. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


MORE THAN JUST A SLAP ON THE WRIST.

GENERAL MOTORS IS NOW PUNISHED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR NOT ACTING QUICKLY ENOUGH TO RECALL TROUBLED VEHICLES.

BUT IS THE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FINES REALLY ENOUGH?

NEXT AT FOUR WHAT THIS MEANS FOR DRIVERS.

AN ATTACK CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

THIS TIME it's a SCHOOL TEACHER that's ACCUSED OF GOING AFTER A SIX YEAR OLD BOY.

AHEAD AT FOUR WHAT LEAD UP TO THIS SHOCKING SCENE.

PULLING OUT ALL THE STOPS.

ONLY NBC2 HAS A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT THE MUCH ANTICIPATED SEASON FINALE OF SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. Return to index of stories...


A) GM RECALLS-VO


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B) TEACHER VS KID-VOTOPS


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WESNEL FIRST APPEARANCE-TRXVO TOPS


NBC-2 WAS THERE AS ONE OF THE MOST WANTED MEN IN AMERICA STOOD IN FRONT OF A JUDGE TODAY.

WESNEL ISAAC MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE IN COURT ON CHARGES THAT HAVE BEEN PENDING FOR SEVERAL YEARS.

THIS ALL COMES MONTHS AFTER U-S MARSHALS ADDED ISAAC TO THE TOP 15 MOST WANTED CRIMINAL LISTS-- AND OFFERED A 25-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD FOR TIPS.

A JUDGE ORDERED ISAAC BE HELD WITHOUT BOND.

HE GOES BACK TO COURT IN JUNE. Return to index of stories...


FMB MURDER ARREST-VOTOPS


A MAN IN JAIL FOR KILLING HIS EX-WIFE AND HER fiance WENT TO COURT TODAY. MICHAEL SPIEGEL IS CHARGED WITH KILLING THE COUPLE NEAR FORT MYERS BEACH.

THE TWO VICTIMS marilyn spiegel and harry carlip WERE SUPPOSED TO GET MARRIED THIS WEEKEND.

WITNESSES SAY IT ALL STARTED THURSDAY WITH AN ARGUMENT ON A BOAT AT SALTY SAM'S MARINA --

SPIEGAL IS BEING HELD WITHOUT BOND.

HE WILL REMAIN AT THE LEE COUNTY JAIL UNTIL HIS NEXT COURT DATE IN JUNE. Return to index of stories...


MOTORCYCLE AX-VOTOPS


AND NBC-2 IS LEARNING MORE ABOUT DEADLY CRASH IN FORT MYERS. 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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