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MALNOURISHED CATTLE-OTS SS VO CATTLE DEATHS AND ARREST-rem
MALNOURISHED CATTLE-(2)SOT VO CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATION-SOT-SS(2)-WIPE
FRED COOPER LOOK AHEAD-OC SS OC CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS
CONTRERAS BOOKED-SSTOPS CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATION-SOTVO
ORR TRIAL LATEST-VOTOPS LEHIGH HOME INVASION-OC-VO
NFM BANK ROBBERY-trxOC SS VO JERMAINE NEAL COURT-OC, VO
MISSING WOMAN SEARCH-trx SS CCI 2ND INMATE DEATH-SS(2) VO
FL: TAMPA CHRISTIE AND SCOTT CAMP-trxOC VO DESOTO PUPPY MILL FOLLOW-OTS-VO
FL: TAMPA CHRISTIE AND SCOTT CAMP-SOT VO MILWAUKEE PLAYGROUND SHOOTING-trxOC SOT VO
RUBIO VA BILL-OTS VO MILWAUKEE PLAYGROUND SHOOTING-SOTVO
NY CHILD PORN BUST-trxOC VIDBOX ROBERT GATES BOY SCOUT PRESIDENT-trxOC VO
AZ WILDFIRE-trxOC VO HOUSTON NEAR MISS AND NJ MISS-trxOC VO
AZ WILDFIRE-2 SOTVO NEW TRAIN HITS CAR VIDEO-trxVOTOPS
PA HAIL DAMAGE-trxNATVOTOPS ATLAS 5 ROCKET LAUNCH-trxSOTTOPS VO
SEVERE WESTHER VIRGINIA-trxNATVOTOPS TEASE FOUR-2SHOT
SEVERE WESTHER VIRGINIA-SOT VO 1) ELEPHANT ON THE BEACH-VO
NAPLES DAYCARE FIRE-VO-WIPE 2) BAREFOOT BEACH-VOTOPS
NAPLES DAYCARE FIRE-SOTVO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
HURRICANE SALES TAX HOLIDAY-CG BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
TEASE ONE-2SHOT 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
1) KANZIUS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCEMENT-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
2) POOL ELECTROCUTIONS-VOTOPS TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
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BREAK ONE 6:09:48 STOLEN HOVERCRAFT-VO-WIPE
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP STOLEN HOVERCRAFT-SOTVO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL MOM INTO OCEAN HAS NEW BABY-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX PETA ELEPHANT COMPLAINT-TRX OC VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TEACHER RANT CAUGHT ON CAMERA-NATSVO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP CA KIDNAPPING UPDATE-TRX-VO
KANZIUS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE TODAY-trxOC VO CA KIDNAPPING UPDATE-SOTVO
MIAMI POOL ELECTROCUTIONS-trxOC VO ELIZABETH SMART SPEAKS-oc vo
MIAMI POOL ELECTROCUTIONS-SOT VO ELIZABETH SMART SPEAKS-SOTVO
TOYOTA RECALL-trx OTS VIDBOX AWARD FOR BOY WHO REPORTED HOPE-VO-WIPE
MOSQUITO VIRUS UPDATE-OTS VO AWARD FOR BOY WHO REPORTED HOPE-SOTVO
SAO PAOLO WORLD CUP PROTEST-trxOC VO EARTH SELFIE-VOTOPS
US DIPLOMAT INJURED IN RUSSIA GAS EXPL.-VOTOPS BALD BRIDE-VOTOPS
MILLION MINUTES FUN DAY-OC NATVO WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY DUCKS CROSS THE ROAD-SS-VIDBO
MILLION MINUTES FUN DAY-(2)SOT VO BAREFOOT BEACH-WIPE, VOTOPS
KIDS FREE AT NAPLES ZOO-ONCAM COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
VETS FREE AT CONSERVANCY-ONCAM NBC2 WEATHER APP TEASE-TRX-SS
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FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-3SHOT TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX GRX-WX WALL TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP FL'S 4TH CHIKUNGUNYA CASE-ONCAM
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC XANAX RELATED ER VISITS SPIKE-VO
LETTER TO POPE-OC VO MOST EXPENSIVE AIRPORTS-VO
LETTER TO POPE-2SOTVO WHISKEY SALES-VOTOPS
NEW HOME SALES-trxOC VO TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
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FCAT RESULTS LOOK AHEAD-ONCAM 2) ALVA ROLLOVER-ZMAPTOPS VO
LITTLE LEAGUE CHAMPS-trx(2)SSTOPS 3) NFM BANK ROBBER-SSTOPS VO
TEASE 3-2 SHOT 4) FRED COOPER TODAY-SSTOPS
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2) TRAIN HITS CAR-VOTOPS NBC2 WEB AND FB TEASE-MITTO
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HEADLINES


RIGHT NOW.

A DISTURBING CASE OF ANIMAL ABUSE.

A DOZEN CATTLE FOUND DEAD, AND MANY MORE IN POOR HEALTH.

APPARENTLY LEFT THERE BY THE OWNER.

WE HAVE A LIVE REPORT AS THE INVESTIGATION MOVES FORWARD

PLUS.

THE HAIL COMES DOWN ONCE AGAIN.

THIS TIME ON THE EAST COAST.

NBC-2 TRACKS SEVERE WEATHER ON THE NEWS AT SIX.

AND.

WE HAVE NEW INFORMATION ON ***ANOTHER AUTO RECALL.

THIS ONE FROM TOYOTA, AFFECTING NEARLY HALF-A-MILLION CARS. Return to index of stories...


HL1) ANIMAL ABUSE-trxVOTOPS


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HL2) SEVERE WEATHER( HAIL-trxNATVOTOPS


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HL3) TOYOTA RECALL-trxVOTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT


YOU'RE WATCHING THE NEWS AT SIX ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY.

I'M CLAY MILLER.

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB JOINS US WITH THE FIRST ALERT FORECAST,

HALEY. Return to index of stories...


6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX CTR


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


ALVA ROLLOVER CRASH-trxZMAPTOPS VO


STAYING ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS IN ALVA.

EMERGENCY CREWS HAVE CLEARED THE SCENE OF A ROLLOVER CRASH ON NORTH RIVER ROAD.

HERE'S SOME VIDEO OF THE CRASH SCENE.

IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE THREE O'CLOCK THIS MORNING.

TROOPERS SAY THE DRIVER, A WOMAN, LOST CONTROL OF HER CAR WHILE DRIVING EAST ON RIVER ROAD.

EMS CREWS USED THE JAWS OF LIFE TO GET HER OUT OF THE CAR, AND SHE WAS FLOWN TO THE HOSPITAL.

TROOPERS SAY HER INJURIES ARE NOT LIFE THREATENING, AND THEY ARE INVESTIGATING WHY SHE LOST CONTROL OF THE CAR. Return to index of stories...


MALNOURISHED CATTLE-OTS SS VO


A DOZEN CATTLE ARE DEAD.

80 OTHERS FOUND MALNOURISHED.

AND THIS MORNING, THEIR OWNER is facing animal cruelty charges.

BRIAN FREEMAN IS CHARGED with leaving the animals STARVING AND DEHYDRATED.

Freeman was released from jail overnight.

but the good news is, HIS ANIMALS HAVE BEEN TAKEN AWAY FROM HIM.

They were removed from the property at alico road and three oaks parkway.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES are now caring for them.

A veterinarian will be out to look them over today.

People who work in the area are glad they are getting help.

And SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT WANTS TO KNOW WHY THE ANIMALS WERE LEFT TO DIE. Return to index of stories...


MALNOURISHED CATTLE-(2)SOT VO


SOT

22:46:27-22:46:32

Brett Hoeppner/ works nearby

"I know what it's like to go without water. It's pretty excruciating.

Sheriff mike Scott/ Lee County

23:14:53-23:15:04

"These animals did not deserve to die this unnecessary slow death. I

have no sympathy of course for the suspect."

THIRTY CATTLE ARE WITH LEE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE.

ROUGHLY FOURTY OTHERS ARE BEING WATCHED BY A PRIVATE RANCHER WHO'S HELPING THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


FRED COOPER LOOK AHEAD-OC SS OC


LOOKING AHEAD IN LEE COUNTY.

FRED COOPER, THE MAN CONVICTED IN A MURDER CASE FROM 8 YEARS AGO WILL BE BACK IN COURT TODAY.

RIGHT NOW.

HE IS SERVING TWO LIFE SENTENCES FOR KILLING STEVEN AND MICHELLE ANDREWS IN THEIR GATEWAY HOME.

HE IS HOPING TO HAVE HIS SENTENCE OVERTURNED.

WE ARE EXPECTING TO HEAR THE STATE WILL CALL HIS TWO ATTORNEYS, AND A DNA EXPERT WHO TESTIFIED AT BOTH OF HIS TRIALS.

PROSECUTORS SAY COOPER WAS A JEALOUS LOVER WHO FOUND HIS GIRLFRIEND CHEATING ON HIM.

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


CONTRERAS BOOKED-SSTOPS


MORE DEVELOPMENTS ON THE COURT BEAT.

THE FOURTH SUSPECT IN A STRING OF HIGH PROFILE HOME INVASIONS IS NOW BEHIND BARS IN ORANGE COUNTY.

THIS IS HENRY "RICKY" CONTRERAS' NEW MUG SHOT --

HE AND THREE OTHERS ARE ACCUSED OF BREAKING INTO EXPENSIVE HOMES IN WINDERMERE AND ORANGE COUNTY WITH MASKS AND GUNS, TYING THE HOMEOWNERS UP AND ROBBING THEM.

THEY'RE ALSO SUSPECTED IN 5 HOME INVAISIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY AS WELL. Return to index of stories...


ORR TRIAL LATEST-VOTOPS


FINALLY.

A COLLIER COUNTY JURY FOUND JOHN ORR GUILTY OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER THURSDAY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY ORR STABBED A MAN 75 TIMES.

ORR SAID HE WAS DEFENDING HIMSELF-

AND SINCE IT WAS DARK HE COULDN'T TELL HOW MANY TIMES HE WAS STABBING THE OTHER MAN.

BUT JURORS DIDN'T BUY HIS STORY.

SENTENCING IS JULY 11TH. Return to index of stories...


NFM BANK ROBBERY-trxOC SS VO


A BANK ROBBER IS STILL ON THE RUN THIS MORNING.

TAKE A GOOD LOOK.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THIS MAN TRIED TO ROB THE WELLS FARGO ON BAYSHORE ROAD IN NORTH FORT MYERS THURSDAY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE WALKED IN WEARING A WIG - SAID HE HAD A BOMB AND THREATENED TO BLOW UP THE BANK.

WHEN THE TELLER WENT TO GET MONEY -- THE MAN TOOK OFF ON A BICYCLE. Return to index of stories...


MISSING WOMAN SEARCH-trx SS


DEPUTIES IN LEE COUNTY STILL NEED HELP IN A MISSING PERSON CASE.

THIS WOMAN,

19-YEAR OLD EDILI FERNANDEZ-BAPTISTA.

WAS LAST SEEN WEDNESDAY WALKING AWAY FROM THE SUBURBAN HOTEL IN FORT MYERS --

SHE WAS WEARING A FLORAL SHIRT WITH A PINK HOODIE AND DARK JEAN SHORTS.

DEPUTIES SAY SHE'S VISITING FLORIDA FROM THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND DOES NOT SPEAK ENGLISH. Return to index of stories...


FL: TAMPA CHRISTIE AND SCOTT CAMP-trxOC VO


FLORIDA GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WAS ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL THURSDAY IN TAMPA.

AND HE HAD ONE OF THE STARS OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AT THIS SIDE -- NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE.

CHRISTIE TOOK SOME SHOTS AT GOVERNOR SCOTT'S OPPONENT IN HIS RE-ELECTION BID -- FORMER FLORIDA GOVERNOR CHARLIE CRIST.

CHRISTIE SAID THIS ISN'T THE LAST TIME HE PLANS TO BE IN FLORIDA IN THE COMING MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


FL: TAMPA CHRISTIE AND SCOTT CAMP-SOT VO


--SOT--

You know I'm going to be back many times because there's no more important race I think for the future of our country than this one here in Florida.

GOVERNOR SCOTT PUSHED THE NEED TO GROW JOBS AT THE STATE'S PORTS. Return to index of stories...


RUBIO VA BILL-OTS VO


FLORIDA SENATOR BILL NELSON SAYS PEOPLE NEED TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE SCANDAL AT THE NATIONS VETERAN'S HOSPITALS.

NELSON IS CO-SPONSORING A BILL WITH MARCO RUBIO TO GIVE THE SECRETARY OF THE V-A POWER TO REMOVE SENIOR EXECUTIVES WHO AREN'T DOING THEIR JOB.

A SIMILAR BILL OVERWHELMINGLY PASSED IN THE HOUSE THIS WEEK.

40-VETERANS DIED WAITING FOR CARE IN PHOENIX.

THE SCANDAL HAS SINCE EXPANDED TO MORE THAN TWO DOZEN V-A HOSPITALS. Return to index of stories...


NY CHILD PORN BUST-trxOC VIDBOX


NBC-2 IS LEARNING SHOCKING DETAILS ABOUT A SWEEPING CHILD PORN BUST FOCUSING ON THE NEW YORK CITY AREA.

AUTHORITIES ARRESTED MORE THAN 70 PEOPLE - INCLUDING A POLICE CHIEF, A RABBI, AND A PARAMEDIC.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY POSED AS CHILD PORN COLLECTORS ONLINE, AND CAUGHT THE ACCUSED PORN TRAFFICKERS THROUGH PEER-TO-PEER SHARING.

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AZ WILDFIRE-trxOC VO


all new this morning.

THE SO-CALLED "SLIDE-FIRE" IN NORTHERN ARIZONA IS ONLY 3 MILES FROM HOMES AS HUNDREDS OF FIREFIGHTERS TRY TO GET IT UNDER CONTROL.

THIS IS NEAR FLAGSTAFF.

IT HAS ALREADY DESTROYED 11-AND-A-HALF SQUARE MILES

MORE THAN THREE-THOUSAND HOMES ARE THREATENED. Return to index of stories...


AZ WILDFIRE-2 SOTVO


"A little nerve racking. you know, it's the only place we got, so we loose it we loose pretty much everything."

"It's a little bit of a disturbing idea to think that your house might not be here when you return.

FORECASTERS ARE CALLING FOR MORE HOT, DRY AND WINDY WEATHER TO FUEL THE FIRE. Return to index of stories...


PA HAIL DAMAGE-trxNATVOTOPS


hail bashes car window

now to severe weather.

LOOK AT THIS IN DANVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA.

HAIL THE SIZE OF BASEBALLS.

DOZENS OF CARS IN A MEDICAL CENTER'S PARKING LOT HAD SMASHED WINDSHIELDS. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE WESTHER VIRGINIA-trxNATVOTOPS


SOUND OF WIND AND HAIL 2 SECONDS

AND THIS IS IN VIRGINIA LAST NIGHT.

ABOUT HALF A DOZEN COUNTIES WERE UNDER TORNADO WARNINGS.

NONE WERE REPORTED, BUT THE WIND WAS BAD ENOUGH, SEVERAL TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN.

SOME BUILDINGS AND HOMES WERE DAMAGED. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE WESTHER VIRGINIA-SOT VO


--SOT--

I was talking to my painter in the kitchen and we heard this crash. So I ran to the front door and you see what you see. It was pretty crazy. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES DAYCARE FIRE-VO-WIPE


NBC-2 TODAY WILL BE LOOKING INTO WHAT CAUSED A FIRE AT A NAPLES HOME DAYCARE THURSDAY.

MORE THAN A DOZEN KIDS WERE RUSHED OUT OF THE HOUSE.

THE OWNER TELLS NBC SHE HAD JUST PUT THE KIDS DOWN FOR A NAP -- WHEN SHE SMELLED SMOKE COMING FROM THE ATTIC.

NBC2 TALKED TO HER ABOUT HOW SHE GOT ALL THE CHILDREN TO SAFETY. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES DAYCARE FIRE-SOTVO


Liri Basha/Daycare Owner

8:06:55-

"I just took all the kids outside, took everybody outside and my son called 911."

8:07:16 -

"At that point I was just thinking of the kids, you know, when I got everyone out, I was okay."

FIREFIGHTERS QUICKLY PUT OUT THE FLAMES --

ALL THE KIDS ARE OKAY --

BUT THE OWNER TELLS US THE HOME IS UNLIVABLE. Return to index of stories...


HURRICANE SALES TAX HOLIDAY-CG


THIS YEAR, FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, YOU DON'T HAVE TO PAY SALE TAX ON HURRICANE SUPPLIES.

FLORIDA LAWMAKERS PASSED A NINE DAY SALES TAX HOLIDAY.

IT GOES FROM MAY 31ST TO JUNE 8TH.

NO TAX ON THINGS LIKE BATTERIES, TARPS AND PORTABLE GENERATORS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2SHOT


NBC-2 IS COVERING MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER.

WE ARE EXPECTING TO LEARN MORE TODAY ABOUT A NEW, NON-INVASIVE CANCER TREATMENT CREATED HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THE KANZIUS CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION WILL SOON APPLY FOR HUMAN TRIALS.

THIS IS A BIG DEAL.

THE STORY, NEXT.

PLUS.

BRAND NEW VIDEO IS SURFACING, RAISING NEW CONCERN ABOUT THE SAFETY OF OLDER SWIMMING POOLS.

THE STORY YOU NEED TO HEAR, ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE KIDS. Return to index of stories...


1) KANZIUS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCEMENT-VO


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2) POOL ELECTROCUTIONS-VOTOPS


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FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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WAVV 101.1 TEASE-SS BUMP TO BREAK


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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KANZIUS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE TODAY-trxOC VO


LOOKING AHEAD TO THE NOON HOUR TODAY.

SOME LOCAL CANCER SPECIALISTS WILL MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT THEIR PUSH FOR HUMAN TRIALS OF A NEW TREATMENT.

THIS IS THE WORK OF THE LATE JOHN KANZIUS AND THE KANZIUS CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION.

WE TOLD YOU ABOUT THIS EARLIER IN THE WEEK - A HUGE MILESTONE FOR THE GROUP.

TUESDAY RESEARCHERS ANNOUNCED THEY WANTED HUMAN TRIALS FOR A NON-INVASIVE RADIO FREQUENCY MACHINE TO TREAT CANCER.

THE ORGANIZATION SAYS THEY CAN PROVE THE TECHNOLOGY GETS RID OF CANCER IN A MORE HUMANE WAY THAN CONVENTIONAL METHODS.

JOHN KANZIUS PASSED AWAY IN 2009 FROM COMPLICATIONS RELATED TO HIS OWN BATTLE WITH CANCER.

STAY WITH NBC-2 AS WE LEARN MORE ABOUT THE TREATMENT. Return to index of stories...


MIAMI POOL ELECTROCUTIONS-trxOC VO


NBC-2 HAS OBTAINED SOME FRIGHTENING VIDEO - A REMINDER OF THE DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH SWIMMING POOLS.

THIS IS VIDEO FROM THE MIAMI AREA LAST MONTH, SHOWING THREE CHILDREN NEARLY DROWNING.

KEEP IN MIND, THEY ARE ALL OK THIS MORNING.

BUT LAST MONTH AT A CONDO COMPLEX.

SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS WERE RECORDING AS ELECTRICITY STARTED FLOWING THROUGH A METAL HANDRAIL - ELECTROCUTING THE KIDS. Return to index of stories...


MIAMI POOL ELECTROCUTIONS-SOT VO


"When they grabbed onto the metal railing that's when they got the shock and they just - they were paralyzed."

THE CITY FOUND THAT FAULTY WIRING WAS THE CAUSE.

AND TWO WEEKS PRIOR, A 7-YEAR-OLD DIED AFTER BEING ELECTROCUTED BECAUSE OF A FUALTY POOL LIGHT.

THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION REPORTS AT LEAST 13-people DIED IN POOL ELECTROCUTIONS OVER A RECENT 9-year PERIOD.

TECHNICIANS SAY POOLS SHOULD BE REGULARLY INSPECTED.

ALSO, ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT SHOULD COME WITH A KILL SWITCH, AND ANYTHING THAT COULD BE USED AS A RESCUE POLE SHOULD BE MADE OF FIBERGLASS OR PLASTIC, NOT METAL. Return to index of stories...


TOYOTA RECALL-trx OTS VIDBOX


AN NBC2 CONSUMER ALERT FOR TOYOTA DRIVERS.

THE AUTOMAKER IS RECALLING MORE THAN 380-THOUSAND VEHICLES.

ONE RECALL INVOLVES SIENNA MINIVANS FROM MODEL YEARS 2004 TO 2011.

SALT WATER CAN CORRODE PARTS UNDER THE VEHICLE, CAUSING THE SPARE TIRE TO FALL OFF.

TOYOTA IS ALSO RECALLING MORE THAN 10-THOUSAND 2013 LEXUS G-S 350 SEDANS.

THE BRAKES COULD LOCK ON THEIR OWN.

AND THE BRAKE LIGHTS WOULDN'T GO OFF.

TOYOTA SAYS IT IS UNAWARE OF ANY ACCIDENTS OR INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


MOSQUITO VIRUS UPDATE-OTS VO


FLORIDA HEALTH OFFICIALS THIS MORNING ARE INVESTIGATING THE FOURTH CASE OF A MOSQUITO BOURNE ILLNESS THAT STARTED IN THE CARIBBEAN.

THE LATEST CASE IS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY.

A 66-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO RECENTLY TRAVELED TO THE CARIBBEAN HAS CONTRACTED THE DISEASE WHICH CAUSES SEVERE JOINT PAIN.

NO CASE HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


SAO PAOLO WORLD CUP PROTEST-trxOC VO


A LOOK AT TOP STORIES OVERSEAS.

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE FILLED THE STREETS IN SAO PAOLO THURSDAY.

A LARGE PORTIONG OF THE BRAZILLIAN POPULATION OPPOSES NEXT MONTH'S FIFA WORLD CUP.

TEACHERS HAVE BEEN ON STRIKE SINCE MAY 12TH DEMANDING HIGHER SALARIES, SHORTER WORKING HOURS AND MORE INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION.

PROTEST LEADERS SAY FIFA MONEY SHOULD HAVE BEEN SPENT ELSEWHERE. Return to index of stories...


US DIPLOMAT INJURED IN RUSSIA GAS EXPL.-VOTOPS


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING IN RUSSIA.

A U-S DIPLOMAT IS AMONG FIVE PEOPLE HURT BY AN APPARENT GAS EXPLOSION.

IT HAPPENED AT AN APARTMENT BUILDING IN MOSCOW.

AUTHORITIES DID NOT SUGGEST THAT THIS HAD ANYTHING TO DO WITH TERRORISM.

WE'LL KEEP YOU POSTED WITH ANY NEW INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


MILLION MINUTES FUN DAY-OC NATVO


A YEAR'S WORTH OF HARD WORK PAID OFF FOR STUDENTS AT SAN CARLOS PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

QUICK NAT OF KIDS PLAY

THURSDAY, STUDENTS TOOK A WELL DESERVED RECESS -- ALL BECAUSE THEY READ FOR A

COMBINED ONE-POINT-ONE MILLION MINUTES.

THE PRINCIPAL CHALLENGED STUDENTS TO READ BOOKS AND MAGAZINES OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL.

AND IF THEY MET THEIR GOAL --

THEY'D GET A FREE DAY. Return to index of stories...


MILLION MINUTES FUN DAY-(2)SOT VO


Xavier Viera, 2nd Grade

13:02:13-

"It's actually really fun to read. Then when you go to sleep, you can dream about that."

Kathryn Reid, San Carlos Park Elementary School

12:57:33-

"We've increased the rigor, we've increased the challenges and the expectations for our kids and we wanted them to know that hard work can pay off in so many ways."

THIS IS THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW STUDENTS AT SAN CARLOS PARK ELEMENTARY HAVE MET THE ONE MILLION MINUTE MARK. Return to index of stories...


KIDS FREE AT NAPLES ZOO-ONCAM


SOME THINGS HAPPENING OVER THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND YOU CAN MAKE NOTE OF IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO.

KIDS CAN GET IN FREE TO THE NAPLES ZOO FROM TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS GO TO THE NAPLES ZOO WEBSITE AND PRINT THE ADMISSION COUPON. Return to index of stories...


VETS FREE AT CONSERVANCY-ONCAM


AND.

AT THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

IN HONOR OF OUR NATION'S VETERANS.

ANY ACTIVE AND RETIRED MILITARY WILL BE GIVEN FREE ADMISSION.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS SHOW A MILITARY I-D AND YOU'RE IN THE CLEAR, TODAY, SATURDAY AND MONDAY.

THE NATURE CENTER IS CLOSED ON SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE 2-2SHOT


SOME SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CATHOLICS HAVE A BONE TO PICK WITH THE CHURCH.

.AND THEY'RE GOING RIGHT TO THE TOP WITH IT!

NBC-2 UNCOVERS ALLEGATIONS OF BULLYING AND LAVISH SPENDING.

DETAILS AHEAD.

AND KEEP IT HERE ON NBC-2.

RIGHT AFTER THE NEWS AT SIX.

THE TODAY SHOW'S SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES WITH A GREAT SHOW PLANNED WITH COUNTRY STAR TIM MCGRAW!

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1) pope complaints-vo


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3) ON THE TODAY SHOW, TIM MCGRAW-VOTOPS


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BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


TIME NOW TO SAY HELLO AND GOOD MORNING TO OUR NBC2 FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY.

THIS IS OF __________________.

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LIKE US - AND YOU COULD BE NEXT!

_____________ - HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY! Return to index of stories...


6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-3SHOT


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6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX GRX-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


LETTER TO POPE-OC VO


AT LEAST TEN PREISTS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ARE ASKING THE POPE FOR HELP.

THEY SAY THE BISHOP IS A BULLY --

AND MUST BE STOPPED.

THE GROUP OF PRIESTS IN THE VENICE DIOCESE -- WROTE A LETTER TO THE POPE'S LIAISON IN WASHINGTON D.C.

THEY ACCUSE BISHOP FRANK DEWAYNE OF LAVISH SPENDING -- AND INTIMIDATION. Return to index of stories...


LETTER TO POPE-2SOTVO


Sot - Susan Cowart - Catholic

41:24 I don't know if anything will be done about it, I tend to think probably not but. 41:30

Melissa Cowart - Catholic

42:52 I think being that it's ten people and not just one that it should be investigated and I'm sure there are other people out there that didn't want to get involved. 43:02

THE GROUP SENT THAT LETTER IN JANUARY --

THEY HAVEN'T HEARD BACK.

AN OFFICIAL WITH THE DIOCESE TOLD US THEY DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THE LETTER. Return to index of stories...


NEW HOME SALES-trxOC VO


LOOKING AHEAD

NEW HOME SALES FOR APRIL WILL BE RELEASED THIS MORNING.

WE WANT TO KNOW ONE SIMPLE THING - IF THE HOUSING MARKET IS HEATING UP AFTER SEVERAL MONTHS OF DECLINE.

ECONOMISTS SEEM TO THINK THAT WITH LOW RATES AND BETTER WEATHER, SALES COULD SEE A BOOST.

WE'LL HAVE THOSE NEW NUMBERS IN JUST A FEW HOURS. Return to index of stories...


MEM DAY TRAVEL-VOTOPS


AND THE OFFICIAL START TO SUMMER BEGINS THIS WEEKEND WITH THE ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY DAY HOLIDAY.

THIS COULD BE THE BUSIEST MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND FOR TRAVEL SINCE 2005.

TRIPLE-A PREDICTS A NEAR RECORD NUMBER OF AMERICANS WILL TRAVEL DURING THE LONG HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

IT'S EXPECTED THAT AT LEAST 36 MILLION PEOPLE WILL TRAVEL 50 MILES OR MORE.WITH 8 OUT OF 10 TRAVELING BY CAR. Return to index of stories...


FCAT RESULTS LOOK AHEAD-ONCAM


ALSO LOOKING AHEAD TODAY IN STANDARD TESTING.

WE ARE EXPECTING TO GET THE RESULTS OF THE 20-14 FCAT WRITING AND THIRD GRADE FCAT READING AND MATH TESTS

THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S RESULTS SHOULD GIVE KEY DATA ON STATEWIDE AND LOCAL TESTING.

COUNT ON NBC-2, WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT WE FIND OUT. Return to index of stories...


LITTLE LEAGUE CHAMPS-trx(2)SSTOPS


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TEASE 3-2 SHOT


NBC-2 IS DIGGING INTO THAT ANIMAL ABUSE CASE RIGHT NOW.

WE KNOW THE OWNER ACCUSED OF LEAVING DOZEND OF ANIMALS TO STARVE, HAS BEEN RELEASE FROM JAIL.

OUR REPORTERS ARE WORKING FOR NEW INFORMATION IN THE CASE.

WE HAVE A LIVE REPORT AHEAD.

PLUS.

WE HAVE NEW VIDEO TO SHOW YOU OF A STORY WE BROUGH YOU EARLIER THIS WEEK.

A NEW PERSPECTIVE AS A WOMAN'S CAR GETS STUCK ON THE TRACKS. Return to index of stories...


1) CATTLE LATEST-VO


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2) TRAIN HITS CAR-VOTOPS


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BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HEADLINES


THE OWNER OF NEARLY A HUNDRED CATTLE IS OUT OF JAIL THIS MORNING.

DEPUTIES FOUND A DOZEN OF THEM DEAD YESTERDAY AND A WHOLE LOT MORE IN BAD SHAPE.

NBC-2 IS DIGGING FOR ANSWERS THIS MORNING, WANTING TO KNOW, HOW DID IT GO UNNOTICED?

PLUS.

LOOKS LIKE A FUN TOY RIGHT.

IT'S ALSO EXPENSIVE.

60-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A HOVERCRAFT.

AND IT WAS STOLEN!

THE OWNER IS NOW OFFERING A DISCREET REWARD TO GET IT BACK.

AND TRENDING RIGHT NOW ONLINE.

YOU'LL PROBABLY SEE THIS MAKE THE ROUNDS TODAY.

SEE WHO STEPS IN TO HELP A FAMILY OF DUCKS CROSS A BUSY HIGHWAY. Return to index of stories...


HL1) SICK CATTLE INVESTIGATION-trxVOTOPS


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HL2) HOVERCRAFT STOLEN-trxVOTOPS


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HL3) DUCKS CROSS HIGHWAY(DON'T SHOW COP BUT ZOOM O


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT


THE TIME RIGHT NOW IS 6:--

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

I'M CLAY MILLER.

FRIDAY MAY 23RD.

TO HELP YOU PLAN AHEAD.

HERE'S CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB WITH YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST.

HALEY. Return to index of stories...


6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX CTR


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


ALVA ROLLOVER CRASH-trxZMAPTOPS VO


EMERGENCY CREWS HAVE CLEARED THE SCENE OF A ROLLOVER CRASH ON NORTH RIVER ROAD.

IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE THREE O'CLOCK THIS MORNING.

TROOPERS SAY THE DRIVER, A WOMAN, LOST CONTROL OF HER CAR WHILE DRIVING EAST ON RIVER ROAD.

EMS CREWS USED THE JAWS OF LIFE TO GET HER OUT OF THE CAR, AND SHE WAS FLOWN TO THE HOSPITAL.

TROOPERS SAY HER INJURIES ARE NOT LIFE THREATENING, AND THEY ARE INVESTIGATING WHY SHE LOST CONTROL OF her CAR. Return to index of stories...


CATTLE DEATHS AND ARREST-trxOC EAniBx


DEVELOPING STORY THIS MORNING.

DEPUTIES FOUND A DOZEN CATTLE DEAD AND 80 OTHERS BADLY MALNOURISHED in a field AT THE INTERSECTION OF ALICO ROAD AND THREE OAKS PARKWAY.

THIS MORNING WE HAVE LEARNED THE MAN ARRESTED FOR THIS DISTURBING CASE OF ANIMAL ABUSE IS OUT OF JAIL

NBC2 CHRISTY ANDREWS IS LIVE AT THE FACILITY ON ORTIZ AVENUE WHERE THE CATTLE ARE NOW BEING CARED FOR. Return to index of stories...


CATTLE DEATHS AND ARREST-rem


NBC-2 IS LEARNING BRIAN FREEMAN BONDED OUT OF THE LEE COUNTY JAIL JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

the field where the cattle were living had no water, food or shelter.

They were removed by the sheriff's office are being cared for here at a facility on Ortiz avenue.

LET'S GET STRAIGHT TO THE VIDEO FROM THE RESCUE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON-- I WANT TO SHOW YOU JUST HOW BAD OF CONDITION THESE ANIMALS WERE IN. Return to index of stories...


CATTLE DEATHS AND ARREST-vo


---TAKE VO---

NBC-2 WAS THERE AS DEPUTIES stepped in to rescue THE CATTLE-- BUT FOR SOME IT WAS TOO LATE, they were already dead.

the rest were SO THIN AND MALNOURISHED-- they are on the verge of death.

A DOZEN CATTLE WERE EITHER FOUND DEAD OR HAD TO BE EUTHANIZED.

WE TALKED WITH SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT ABOUT THE RESCUE MISSION. Return to index of stories...


CATTLE DEATHS AND ARREST-sot vo


23:13:00-23:13:05

Sheriff mike Scott/ lee county

"It's pretty discouraging to say the least. I mean this is un necessary."

THE PROPERTY OWNER--BRIAN FREEMAN IS CHARGED WITH SEVERAL COUNTS OF ANIMAL CRUELTY.

AS FOR THE SURVIVING CATTLE--

WE ARE TOLD 30 OF THEM ARE here at the this facility, a veterinarian will be out here today to check them over.

THE OTHER 50 ARE WITH A PRIVATE RANCHER. Return to index of stories...


CATTLE DEATHS AND ARREST-rem


----TAKE LIVE---

THIS MORNING WE ARE WORKING TO GET AN UPDATE ON THEIR CONDITIONS-- AND ALSO WHAT IS NEXT FOR FREEMAN.

LIVE IN LEE COUNTY, CHRISTY ANDREWS, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATION-SOT-SS(2)-WIPE


THE GRANDMOTHER OF A NORTH FORT MYERS THREE-YEAR-OLD NEARLY BEATEN TO DEATH TALKED TO nbc-2.

SHE's THS ONE WHO TOOK THE BOY TO THE HOSPITAL.

Denise Cope, Victims Grandmother - "Doctors said within a week to two weeks if I didn't take him in, he would have been dead."

STILL IT WAS THREE WEEKS BEFORE DENISE COPE KNEW SOMETHING WAS WRONG WITH HER GRANDSON.

THIS IS THE BOY IN A CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN MIAMI.

SHE TELLS US HIS STOMACH WAS BLOATED AND HARD -- IT WAS FILLED WITH TWO GALLONS OF FLUID.

DEPUTIES TELL US HE SUFFERED SERIOUS INTERNAL INJURIES EARLIER THIS MONTH AT THE HANDS OF THIS MAN --

LEVI GREENUP. Return to index of stories...


CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS


GREENUP LIVED WITH THE BOY AND HIS MOTHER IN THIS HOUSE IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS THE THREE-YEAR-OLD WENT TO THE BATHROOM IN HIS PANTS AND GREENUP THREW THE BOY ONTO A CONCRETE STEP AND INTO A TABLE. Return to index of stories...


CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATION-SOTVO


Denise Cope, Victims Grandma - "I'm trying to keep my head

open. Open maybe it was an accident. But that little boy's life is too

important and I'm glad things are being taken care of."

COPE IS CARING FOR THE BOY'S TWO SIBLINGS AS D-C-F INVESTIGATES.

GREENUP IS IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL ON 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS BOND. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-OC-VO


RIGHT NOW THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS LOOKING FOR THREE HOME INVASION SUSPECTS.

IT HAPPENED ON 28th STREET SOUTHWEST.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS AT LEAST ONE OF THE MEN HAD A GUN.

THEY WERE ALL WEARING MASKS AND TOOK ELECTRONICS AND JEWELRY.

NO ONE WAS HURT IN THIS HOME INVASION.

BUT, THEY LEFT WINDOWS SHATTERED AND SOME OTHER THINGS DAMAGED.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THE CASE- CALL CRIME STOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


JERMAINE NEAL COURT-OC, VO


NBC-2 IS WORKING FOR DETAILS ABOUT A FORT MYERS TEEN WANTED ON A HALF DOZEN WARRANTS IS IN JAIL.

POLICE SWARMED JERMAINE NEAL'S HARLEM LAKES NEIGHBORHOOD WEDNESDAY NIGHT -- NEAR VERONICA SHOEMAKER AND MLK BOULEVARD.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE 16-YEAR OLD DIDN'T SHOW UP FOR COURT HEARINGS SO HE'S GOING TO JAIL FOR AT LEAST A FEW WEEKS WHILE THEY SORT OUT THE CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


CCI 2ND INMATE DEATH-SS(2) VO


A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PRISON IS NOW UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR NOT ONE, BUT *TWO INMATE DEATHS.

THE SECOND HAPPENED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE CHARLOTTE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT HOW THIS MAN DIED.

HIS NAME IS DAMION FOSTER.

MATTHEW WALKER DIED IN APRIL.

SOURCES TELL NBC-2 OFFICERS BEAT HIM TO DEATH IN HIS PRISON CELL.

JALSO THIS WEEK, WE LEARNED THE 9 NAMES OF OFFICERS SUSPENDED FOR THEIR POTENTIAL INVOLVEMENT IN WALKER'S DEATH.

THAT INCLUDES FIVE SERGEANTS AND FOUR CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS.

THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND FDLE ARE INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO PUPPY MILL FOLLOW-OTS-VO


IF YOU'VE BEEN THINKING ABOUT GETTING A PUPPY-

YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE A LOT OF OPTIONS LATER ON TODAY.

NBC2 HAS CONFIRMED DOZENS OF DOGS PICKED UP DURING AN ARCADIA PUPPY MILL BUST, WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION THIS AFTERNOON.

THE 56 DOGS RANGE IN AGE AND BREED. FROM HUSKIES TO POMERANIANS.

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN ADOPTING, CALL DESOTO COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL. Return to index of stories...


MILWAUKEE PLAYGROUND SHOOTING-trxOC SOT VO


DEVELOPING NEWS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

THE MILWAUKEE POLICE CHIEF IS BEGGING FOR HELP FROM THE COMMUNITY.

THE LATEST SHOOTING VICTIM IN THE CITY IS AN 11 YEAR OLD GIRL.

SHE WAS PLAYING ON A PLAYGROUND WHEN SHE GOT CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE.

i need the same community that lives in fear to stand next to us and say to your young men stop it put the gun down and if you don't put the gun down i'm calling the cops

THE POLICE CHIEF SAYS THE RECORD SHOWS HIS OFFICERS ARE DOING ALL THEY CAN. Return to index of stories...


MILWAUKEE PLAYGROUND SHOOTING-SOTVO


"We do our job, we seize the guns, we got a great clearance rate. But we've got a great clearance rate because we have lots of practice. And we've got a great children's hospital that right now may be very well saving that child's life operating on her brain. And you know why they're good at saving the lives of shot children? Because they've had so much practice."

THE CHIEF ALSO CALLED ON THE GOVERNOR AND LAWMAKERS TO PASS TOUGHER GUN LAWS. Return to index of stories...


ROBERT GATES BOY SCOUT PRESIDENT-trxOC VO


THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA HAS FORMALLY CONFIRMED FORMER DEFENSE SECRETARY ROBERT GATES AS ITS NEW PRESIDENT.

THE GROUP'S NATIONAL COUNCIL VOTED TO APPROVE GATES FOR THE VOLUNTEER ROLE THURSDAY AT THE ORGANIZATION'S ANNUAL MEETING IN NASHVILLE.

GATES WAS DEFENSE SECRETARY FOR PRESIDENTS GEORGE W. BUSH AND BARACK OBAMA.

HE ALSO FORMERLY SERVED AS DIRECTOR OF THE CIA AND PRESIDENT OF TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY.

GAY-RIGHTS GROUPS AND OPPONENTS OF THE POLICY CONTINUE TO CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE ORGANIZATION. Return to index of stories...


HOUSTON NEAR MISS AND NJ MISS-trxOC VO


BREAKING NEWS.

THE F-A-A IS INVESTIGATING **ANOTHER CASE OF TWO JETLINERS THAT CAME DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO EACH OTHER.

THE LATEST INCIDENT HAPPENED BACK ON MAY 9TH.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE PLANES WERE JUST SHORT OF A MILE FROM ONE ANOTHER.

EARLIER THIS WEEK WE TOLD YOU ABOUT TWO FLIGHTS AT NEWARK NEW JERSEY.

THE PLANES CAME WITHIN 400 FEET OF EACH OTHER. JUST A LITTLE MORE THAN THE LENGTH OF A FOOTBALL FIELD. Return to index of stories...


NEW TRAIN HITS CAR VIDEO-trxVOTOPS


WE HAVE AN UPDATE FOR YOU ON A STORY WE BROUGHT YOU EARLIER THIS WEEK OUT OF MAITLAND FLORIDA.

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO CAPTURED THE MOMENT A SUNRAIL TRAIN COLLIDED WITH A CAR.

IT HAPPENED MONDAY.

THE FEMALE DRIVER HAD JUST PURCHASED THE STICK-SHIFT CAR AND WAS TRYING TO SHIFT GEARS WHEN SHE SAID THE CAR STALLED ON THE TRACKS.

THE TRAIN'S ENGINEER TRIED TO STOP BUT COULDN'T SLOW IT DOWN FAST ENOUGH.

THE DRIVER OF THE CAR WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH MINOR INJURIES FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

THE RAIL SYSTEM IS STEPPING UP POLICE PATROLS TO HELP AVOID ACCIDENTS. Return to index of stories...


ATLAS 5 ROCKET LAUNCH-trxSOTTOPS VO


"..National reconnasance office."

A PICTURE-PERFECT ROCKET LAUNCH IN CAPE CANAVERAL THURSDAY MORNING.

THE AIR FORCE LAUNCHED AN ATLAS FIVE ROCKET with A TOP SECRET PAYLOAD, WE KNOW IT IS A SATELLITE, BUT NOTHING FURTHER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2SHOT


NEXT ON THE NEWS AT 6.

REMEMBER THIS GUY, THE ELEPHANT HANGING OUT IN THE WATER IN PINELLAS COUNTY?

NOW, THERE'S BREWING CONTROVERSY OVER WHY THE ANIMAL WAS THERE.

THE FULL STORY AHEAD.

AND SPEAKING OF BEACHES.FIND OUT WHICH ONE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MADE IT ON THE SHORT LIST. Return to index of stories...


1) ELEPHANT ON THE BEACH-VO


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2) BAREFOOT BEACH-VOTOPS


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FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

LENGTH 3:07 Return to index of stories...


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Weather Trends

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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STOLEN HOVERCRAFT-VO-WIPE


COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY SOMEONE STOLE A HOVERCRAFT LAST WEEK.

TAKE A LOOK.

THE OWNER SAYS IT'S WORTH 65-THOUSAND DOLLARS -

AND ITS TRAILER -- IS WORTH ANOTHER TWENTY THOUSAND.

THAT WAS STOLEN TOO.

HE BOUGHT IT SO HE COULD TAKE PEOPLE ON TOURS OF THE ISLES.

LOCALS SAY YOU COULDN'T MISS IT. Return to index of stories...


STOLEN HOVERCRAFT-SOTVO


I don't know how in the world anyone would get that out of here without someone seeing it

THE OWNER SAYS HE'S OFFERING ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS - NO QUESTIONS ASKED -

FOR ITS RETURN. Return to index of stories...


MOM INTO OCEAN HAS NEW BABY-VO


THIS IS A STATE UPDATE.

REMEMBER THE MOM WHO DROVE HER THREE CHILDREN INTO THE WATERS OF DAYTONA BEACH?

SHE JUST DELIVERED HER FOURTH CHILD IN A FLORIDA HOSPITAL.

THIS VIDEO FROM MARCH SHOWS EBONY WILKERSON'S MINIVAN DRIVING HER MINI VAN INTO THE WATER.

SHE GETS OUT, AND WALKS AWAY WHILE WITNESSES RUSH TO RESCUE HER CHILDREN.

SHE FACES ATTEMPTED SECOND DEGREE MURDER CHARGES.

THE NEWBORN IS NOW WITH FAMILY MEMBERS. Return to index of stories...


PETA ELEPHANT COMPLAINT-TRX OC VO


ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP, PETA, IS ASKING FOR A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION AFTER A FLORIDA WOMAN RENTED AN ELEPHANT FOR HER BIRTHDAY PARTY.

VIDEO OF THE THREE TON ANIMAL -- STANDING IN THE GULF NEAR ST. PETERSBURG -- WENT VIRAL.

THE ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP SAYS MANY CAPTIVE ELEPHANTS ARE ACCIDENTS WAITING TO HAPPEN. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER RANT CAUGHT ON CAMERA-NATSVO


AN ATLANTA TEACHER WENT ON A TIRADE IN CLASS, AND GUESS WHAT?

A STUDENT CAUGHT IT ON CAMERA.

WATCH.

I have a job, most of your mom's don't. You want to play? Stay home with your mama

ONE STUDENT'S AUNT SAYS --

SHE TOLD HER NIECE TO SHOOT THIS VIDEO AFTER SHE SAID THE TEACHER SWORE AT HER IN CLASS.

AS SOON AS THE SCHOOL SAW THE RANT, ADMINISTRATORS PULLED THE TEACHER FROM THE CLASSROOM.

THE INCIDENT WAS APPARENTLY SPARKED BY A STUDENT WHO LEFT A DOOR OPEN. Return to index of stories...


CA KIDNAPPING UPDATE-TRX-VO


WE'RE HEARING FROM THE CALIFORNIA WOMAN WHO SAYS SHE WAS HELD CAPTIVE FOR 10 YEARS.

POLICE SAY THE VICTIM. WHO WISHES TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS. WAS KIDNAPPED BY HER MOTHER'S BOYFRIEND.

SHE WAS 15 AT THE TIME.

INVESTIGATORS SAY SHE WAS DRUGGED. RAPED. AND FORCED TO MARRY HER ABUSER.

THEN SHE FOUND HER SISTER ON FACEBOOK LAST MONTH. AND SOON AFTER WENT TO THE POLICE.

SHE SAYS SHE DESPERATELY MISSED HER FAMILY DURING THE YEARS APART. Return to index of stories...


CA KIDNAPPING UPDATE-SOTVO


Victim: I'm so happy to be with my family. That I want all the time. All the time I cry for her, for them, for my mom, and my sisters.

THE ALLEGED KIDNAPPER. 42-YEAR-OLD ISIDRO MEDRANO GARCIA.IS FACING SEVERAL FELONY CHARGES.

HIS ATTORNEY SAYS THE CHARGES ARE BOGUS-

AND A PART OF THE COUPLE'S ONGOING DIVORCE.

HE'S JAILED ON A MILLION DOLLARS BAIL. Return to index of stories...


ELIZABETH SMART SPEAKS-oc vo


SAVANNAH GUTHRIE TAKLED WITH ELIZABETH SMART ABOUT THIS STORY.

SMART WAS KIDNAPPED FROM HER UTAH HOME WHEN SHE WAS 14 AND ENDURED WHAT SHE CALLS "NINE MONTHS OF HELL."

SHE HOPES PEOPLE DON'T ASK THIS VICTIM WHY SHE WAITED SO LONG TO TRY TO ESCAPE. Return to index of stories...


ELIZABETH SMART SPEAKS-SOTVO


S/ Elizabeth Smart / Kidnapping survivor:22

"It's so easy for us to be curious and think, well, why didn't you escape? Why didn't you run away? But it's really important that we don't ask that question. Because all the survivor hears is, well, you should have done something and it's your fault you were gone so long. And that's what they do not need to be hearing right now."

SHE ALSO URGED THE CALIFORNIA SURVIVOR TO TAKE CARE OF HERSELF, AND NOT TO SPEAK OUT OR TELL HER STORY UNTIL SHE IS READY. Return to index of stories...


AWARD FOR BOY WHO REPORTED HOPE-VO-WIPE


MONTHS AFTER SHE WAS DOUSED IN GASOLINE AND SET ON FIRE--

HOPE, IS REUNITED WITH THE BOY WHO GOT HER HELP.

HIS NAME IS MAX - AND TODAY HE WAS HONORED FOR DOING THE RIGHT THING.

PROSECUTORS ACCUSE HOPE'S OWNER OF SOAKING HER IN GASOLINE AND LIGHTING HER ON FIRE.

HOPE'S SAVIOR TALKED TO NBC-2 ABOUT WHAT HE SAW. Return to index of stories...


AWARD FOR BOY WHO REPORTED HOPE-SOTVO


Max

Saved Hope

30:57 i saw black smoke in the sky after that i could see the dog was burning and running around everywhere 31:02

THE HARDEE ANIMAL RESCUE THAT HELPED HOPE HEAL--

GAVE MAX AN AWARD FOR QUICKLY GETTING HOPE THE HELP SHE NEEDED. Return to index of stories...


EARTH SELFIE-VOTOPS


CHECK OUT THIS "GLOBAL SELFIE"

NASA RELEASED THIS PHOTO.

THE SPACE AGENCY INVITED PEOPLE FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO TAKE A SELFIE ON EARTH DAY. APRIL 22ND-

AND SHARE IT ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

NASA USED SOME 36-THOUSAND OF THOSE TO BUILD THIS "GLOBAL SELFIE" MOSAIC. Return to index of stories...


BALD BRIDE-VOTOPS


THIS CONNECTICUT BRIDE SAYS SHE WOULDN'T CHANGE A THING ABOUT HER WEDDING DAY --

EVEN HER BALD HEAD.

LAST JULY -- SHANNON JONES WAS FIGHTING CANCER.

SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH HODGKINS LYMPHOMA FOUR MONTHS BEFORE HER WEDDING.

NOW -- NEARLY A YEAR LATER -- SHE BEAT THE CANCER.

AND SHE'S FINALLY PLANNING HER HONEYMOON.

NOT ONLY IS SHE CELEBRATING HER MARRIAGE --

SHE'S CELEBRATING HER SURVIVAL. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY DUCKS CROSS THE ROAD-SS-VIDBO


YOU'RE WATCHING NBC2.

LETS HAVE A LOOK AT WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY, SHALL WE.

CHECK IT OUT.

GETTING A LOT OF PLAY ON YOUTUBE RIGHT NOW - A VIDEO POSTED BY THE EAU CLAIRE WISCONSIN POLICE DEPARTMENT.

CROSSING THE ROAD CAN BE DANGEROUS, ESPECIALLY FOR A FAMILY OF DUCKS.

LOOK, YOU CAN SEE THEM.

THE OFFICER SPOTS THEM MAKING THE DARING TREK, THEN GETS OUT OF HIS CRUISER, AND STOPS TRAFFIC TO MAKE SURE THEY GET ACROSS SAFELY.

WHAT A GUY.

THE VIDEO IS ON THE VERGE OF VIRAL, ABOUT 120-THOUSAND VIEWS RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BAREFOOT BEACH-WIPE, VOTOPS


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HAS THE SECOND BEST BEACH IN AMERICA.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO THE NEW RANKINGS JUST OUT FROM THE MAN KNOWN AS DOCTOR BEACH.

THIS YEAR, HE SELECTED BAREFOOT BEACH IN BONITA SPRINGS AS THE SECOND BEST BEACH.

DELNOR WIGGINS PASS STATE PARK IN NAPLES CAME IN 10TH.

A HAWAIIN BEACH WAS FIRST. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES.

PLUS-- A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND A CHECK OF THE ROADS. Return to index of stories...


NBC2 WEATHER APP TEASE-TRX-SS


AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW, ON THE GO, WITH THE NBC-2 WEATHER APP.

YOU GET SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF METEORLOGISTS AND THE AREA'S ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR. YOUR FORECAST ON THE 2'S IS NEXT. Return to index of stories...


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


PREPRODUCED BY NBC - MAKE SURE MASTER DOESN'T BUG THIS ELEMENT Return to index of stories...


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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FL'S 4TH CHIKUNGUNYA CASE-ONCAM


HEALTH OFFICIALS CONFIRMED THE FOURTH CASE OF A MOSQUIOT BOURNE ILLNESSTHAT STARTED IN THE CARIBBEAN.

THE LATEST CASE IS IS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY.

A 66-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO RECENTLY TRAVELED TO THE CARIBBEAN HAS CONTRACTED THE DISEASE WHICH CAUSES SEVERE JOINT PAIN.

NO CASE HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED IN SOUTHWEST FLROIDA. Return to index of stories...


XANAX RELATED ER VISITS SPIKE-VO


EMERGENCY ROOM DOCTORS ARE TREATING MORE PATIENTS WITH XANAX RELATED PROBLEMS.

A NEW REPORT FOUND THE NUMBER OF E-R VISITS LINKED TO THE MISUSE OF XANAX DOUBLED BETWEEN 2005 AND 2011, TO MORE THAN 123 THOUSAND.

IN MOST CASES, PEOPLE MIXED XANAX WITH ANOTHER DRUG OR ALCOHOL. Return to index of stories...


MOST EXPENSIVE AIRPORTS-VO


SOME AIRPORTS ARE ALMOST ALWAYS MORE EXPENSIVE THAN OTHERS

AND ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY.

CINCINNATI OHIO IS RATED THE MOST EXPENSIVE, FOLLOWED BY BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA AND MEMPHIS TENNESSEE.

A FEW FACTORS THAT CAN LEAD TO HIGHER FARES --

AIRPORTS THAT SERVE A LOT OF BUSINESS TRAVELERS

- AIRPORTS THAT SERVE RELATIVELY WEALTHY COMMUNITIES - AND LACK OF COMPETITION FROM DISCOUNT AIRLINES Return to index of stories...


WHISKEY SALES-VOTOPS


AMERICAN MADE WHISKEY IS FLYING OFF THE SHELVES. AND DISTILLERIES CAN'T KEEP UP WITH DEMAND.

DOMESTIC SALES OF BOURBON AND OTHER WHISKEYS WENT UP MORE THAN 10-PERCENT LAST YEAR.

THE SPIKE IN SALES TOOK THE INDUSTRY BY SURPRISE. AND IT'S NOT LIKE THEY CAN QUICKLY INCREASE PRODUCTION.

QUALITY BOURBON TAKES SIX TO TEN YEARS TO MAKE. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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1) ANIMAL ABUSE INVESTICATION-VOTOPS SS


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

LET'S GET YOU UP TO SPEED WITH THIS MORNING'S TOP STORIES.

A VETERANARIAN WILL BE CHECKING ON CATTLE THAT WERE LEFT IN POOR SHAPE ON A LEE COUNTY PROPERTY.

A DOZEN WERE FOUND DEAD YESTERDAY, AND ABOUT 80 OTHERS WERE MALNOURISHED.

THIS MORNING, THEIR OWNER IS FACING ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES.

BRIAN FREEMAN IS CHARGED WITH LEAVING THE ANIMALS STARVING AND DEHYDRATED.

FREEMAN WAS RELEASED FROM JAIL OVERNIGHT. Return to index of stories...


2) ALVA ROLLOVER-ZMAPTOPS VO


EMERGENCY CREWS HAVE CLEARED THE SCENE OF A ROLLOVER CRASH ON NORTH RIVER ROAD.

HERE'S SOME VIDEO OF THE CRASH SCENE.

IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE THREE O'CLOCK THIS MORNING.

TROOPERS SAY THE DRIVER, A WOMAN, LOST CONTROL OF HER CAR WHILE DRIVING EAST ON RIVER ROAD.

EMS CREWS USED THE JAWS OF LIFE TO GET HER OUT OF THE CAR, AND SHE WAS FLOWN BY HELICOPTER TO THE HOSPITAL.

TROOPERS SAY HER INJURIES ARE NOT LIFE THREATENING, AND THEY ARE INVESTIGATING WHY SHE LOST CONTROL OF THE CAR. Return to index of stories...


3) NFM BANK ROBBER-SSTOPS VO


A BANK ROBBER IS STILL ON THE RUN THIS MORNING.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THIS MAN TRIED TO ROB THE WELLS FARGO ON BAYSHORE ROAD IN NORTH FORT MYERS THURSDAY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE WALKED IN WEARING A WIG - SAID HE HAD A BOMB AND THREATENED TO BLOW UP THE BANK.

WHEN THE TELLER WENT TO GET MONEY -- THE MAN TOOK OFF ON A BICYCLE. Return to index of stories...


4) FRED COOPER TODAY-SSTOPS


FRED COOPER, THE MAN CONVICTED IN A MURDER CASE FROM 8 YEARS AGO WILL BE BACK IN COURT TODAY.

HE IS HOPING TO HAVE HIS SENTENCE OVERTURNED.

COOPER IS SERVING TWO LIFE SENTENCES FOR KILLING STEVEN AND MICHELLE ANDREWS IN THEIR GATEWAY HOME.

WE ARE EXPECTING TO HEAR THE STATE WILL CALL HIS TWO ATTORNEYS, AND A DNA EXPERT WHO TESTIFIED AT BOTH OF HIS TRIALS. Return to index of stories...


5) NEW HOME SALES-VOTOPS


NEW HOME SALES FOR APRIL WILL BE RELEASED THIS MORNING.

WE WANT TO KNOW ONE SIMPLE THING - IF THE HOUSING MARKET IS HEATING UP AFTER SEVERAL MONTHS OF DECLINE.

ECONOMISTS SEEM TO THINK THAT WITH LOW RATES AND BETTER WEATHER, SALES COULD SEE A BOOST.

WE'LL HAVE THOSE NEW NUMBERS IN JUST A FEW HOURS. Return to index of stories...


NBC2 WEB AND FB TEASE-MITTO


REMEMBER YOU CAN GET THE LATEST TOP STORIES, BREAKING UPDATES AND NEWS OF THE DAY ON OUR NBC-2 FACEBOOK PAGE. WE'LL EVEN SHARE VIEWER COMMENTS LIVE ON THE AIR.

YOU CAN ALSO STAY INFORMED BY CHECKING OUT OUR WEBSITE NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE-4-SHOT


REMEMBER FOR BREAKING NEWS, WEATHER INFORMATION AND NEWS ONLINE, 24-HOURS A DAY, HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE--

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