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DIRECTOR PAGE TZ2 A) JURY DUTY FRAUD-VO WIPE
FIRST WEATHER-ANIBOX STC TZ2 B) IDEA FOR CAPE PARKING GARAGE-VOTOPS
BREAKING CLIP-CLIP ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
HENDRY CO BRUSH FIRE-OC SS FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
TOSS TO BRYAN-EAniBx IDEA FOR CAPE YACHT CLUB PARKING GARAGE-PLASMA
SAILBOAT CAUSES POWER OUTAGE ON MARCO-REM-26 IDEA FOR CAPE YACHT CLUB PARKING GARAGE-PKG
SAILBOAT CAUSES POWER OUTAGE ON MARCO-PKG FIRES-ONCAM
SAILBOAT CAUSES POWER OUTAGE ON MARCO-REM-26 MAN WITH A GUN AT PHI COLLEGE-VO
REMEMBERING MAYA ANGELOU-VO IN OAniBx HERNANDEZ ARRAIGNMENT-VO
REMEMBERING MAYA ANGELOU-PKG FL DOG FIGHTING RING BUSTED-VO WIPE
REMEMBERING MAYA ANGELOU-TAG FL DOG FIGHTING RING BUSTED-2 SOTVO
PRESIDENT OBAMA AT WEST POINT GRADUATION-VO WIPE POSSIBLE METH LAB AT FL HOTEL-VO
PRESIDENT OBAMA AT WEST POINT GRADUATION-SOTVO CYNICAL BRAIN-ONCAM
BROWARD JUDGE ARRESTED FOR DUI-VO WIPE GOOGLE SELF DRIVING CAR-VO
BROWARD JUDGE ARRESTED FOR DUI-SOTVO SEVERE WX OPEN-CLIP
COCAINE SMUGGLING PILOT-VO TEASE THREE-FDOT
DOG FROM CA VIDEO EUTHANIZED-trxVOTOPS TZ3 A) JURY DUTY FRAUD-SOTVO WIPE
TEASE ONE-2SHOT AHEAD AT 6-BANNER
TZ1 A) SNOWDEN INTERVIEW-VO WIPE A)-TBA
TZ1 B) IDEA FOR CAPE PARKING GARAGE-VOTOPS TOSS TO CHARLIE-trx OC EAniBx
TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC JURY DUTY FRAUD-NEWSROOM (RTR-1)
SNOWDEN INTERVIEW-ON CAM JURY DUTY FRAUD-PKG
SNOWDEN INTERVIEW-PKG JURY DUTY FRAUD-NEWSROOM (RTR-1)
SNOWDEN INTERVIEW-SSTOPS SELL THE 6-2SHOT
TEASE TWO-ON CAM  


DIRECTOR PAGE


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FIRST WEATHER-ANIBOX STC


FIRST WEATHERSPOTTY STORMS THIS EVENING

Isolated downpours and thunderstorms are expected this evening in Southwest Florida. Any storms that do develop will bring the chance for locally heavy rain with some strong wind gusts and frequent lightning.

Rain and thunder activity that is able to appear on radar this evening should generally migrate westward over the Gulf late this evening and be out of the picture after midnight. Temperatures are expected to return to the low 70s early Thursday morning.

Scattered showers and storms are expected in the region both Thursday and Friday. Temperatures are anticipated to reach 89 degrees on both afternoons.

A reduced chance for storms exists this weekend, with rain prospects returning near 30%. Highs are expected back in the upper 80s and low 90s.

For long range planning, at this point in time it appears a 20 to 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms will be in the region on Monday and Tuesday as we begin the new month of June. High temperatures look to go a touch warmer in the mid-afternoon hours returning near 92 degrees both days. Return to index of stories...


BREAKING CLIP-CLIP


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HENDRY CO BRUSH FIRE-OC SS


WE ARE WORKING TO GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THAT BRUSH FIRE IN HENDRY COUNTY FORCING PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR HOMES.

FIREFIGHTERS ARE GOING DOOR TO DOOR TELLING PEOPLE IN THE MONTURA ESTATES COMMUNITY, WEST OF CLEWISTON TO MOVE TO THE CLUBHOUSE.

SCHOOL BUSES ARE TAKING STUDENTS THERE AS WELL.

AS SOON AS OUR CREWS GET TO THE SCENE WE WILL BRING YOU LIVE PICTURES. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO BRYAN-EAniBx


THE POWER WENT OUT FOR THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ON MARCO ISLAND TODAY.

AND IT WASN'T WEATHER RELATED.

THE MAST OF A SAILBOAT GOT TOO CLOSE TO THE LINES THAT BRING ELECTRICITY TO THE CITY.

NBC2'S BRYAN ANDERSON JOINS US LIVE WITH A LOOK AT THE SPOT WHERE THIS HAPPENED.AND BRYAN, IT ISN'T THE FIRST TIME. Return to index of stories...


SAILBOAT CAUSES POWER OUTAGE ON MARCO-REM-26


THIS IS THE SERVICE LINE ABOVE ME.

IT LOOKS INTACT.GOOD NEWS FOR MARCO ISLAND BECAUSE POWER IS BACK UP.

BUT THE LEE COUNTY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE SAYS WORKERS WILL BE OUT HERE AT SOME POINT CHECKING FOR ANY DAMAGES.

THAT COULD BE BAD NEWS FOR THE BOATER RESPONSIBLE. Return to index of stories...


SAILBOAT CAUSES POWER OUTAGE ON MARCO-PKG


---SOT---

Dai Kent, Marco Island Vacationer

08:41:32-:40

About 20 minutes or so after I got here I heard a bang. I thought it was a car backfiring on the bridge or something like that, just a loud pop.

THAT POP MAY HAVE BEEN A CLOSE CALL WITH THIS POWER LINE.

OUT OF NOWHERE THIS MORNING MARCO ISLAND WENT COMPLETELY DARK.

---SOT---

David Rue, Marco Island Visitor

08:59:03-:08

I was like what happened? I didn't understand. What's the problem, there's no rain, there's no heavy wind. What could be the problem ?

ACCORDING TO L-C-E-C 18 THOUSAND CUSTOMERS LOST POWER.

---SOT---

Jimmy Davidson, Marco Island visitor

09:02:21-:25

To knock that much power out on the island, that's surprises me.

POLICE BLAME A SAILBOAT'S MAST.

THEY SAY IT CAME WITHIN 6 FEET ON THIS SERVICE LINE.

AND ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS THE NEAR RUN-IN CAUSED AN ELECTRICAL CHARGE.

---SOT---

DAI

08:41:55

Looking at the power lines, they're pretty high. It would have to be a pretty big sailboat.

EMERGENCY RESPONDERS SAY THE BLACKOUT LASTED 30 TO 40 MINUTES.

THAT MIGHT NOT SEEM LONG.

BUT TRY TELLING THAT TO SOMEONE TRAPPED.

---SOT---

Chief Mike Murphy, Marco Island Fire Rescue Dept.

08:52:51-:57

Immediately the phones started ringing. We ran 7 911 calls, people stuck in elevators.

PHYSICIAN'S REGIONAL CLINIC SAYS IT WAS FORCED TO TURN AWAY A PATIENT NEEDING STITCHES.

THEY DIVERTED THEM TO AN EMERGENCY ROOM OFF THE ISLAND.

THIS MAN SAYS HIS BOAT DOCKED AT THE MARCO ISLAND YAHT CLUB ALSO LOST POWER.

---SOT---

Adam Kling, Marco Island resident

08:50:21-:28

The air went out and the fridge turned off. Just kind of walked out and people were walking around looking and there were cops driving around.

YOU CAN IMAGINE WHAT IT WAS LIKE BEHIND THE WHEEL.

FIRE CHIEF MIKE MURHPY SAYS THE CITY HAS A PLAN FOR THAT.

---SOT---

08:53:10-:15

The public works employees immediately go out along with PD and hit every major intersection and place generators at the traffic lights.

HE CALLS IT AN INCONVENIENCE THIS TIME THAT COULD'VE TURNED INTO A CRISIS.

---SOT---

MURPHY

08:54:02-:06

You have people that are medically dependent on devices, might not have generators. Return to index of stories...


SAILBOAT CAUSES POWER OUTAGE ON MARCO-REM-26


AND L-C-E-C TELLS ME IF THE SERVICE LINE WAS DAMAGED ENOUGH, POWER COULD HAVE REMAINED OUT ACROSS THE ISLAND MUCH LONGER.

THE COOPERATIVE SAYS THE BOATER COULD HAVE TO PAY FOR ANY FIXES TO THE WIRE.

THE POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THIS IS NOT THE FIRST TIME THIS HAS HAPPENED.

BUT L-C-E-C TELLS ME RAISING OR BURYING THE WIRES WOULD BE VERY EXPENSIVE.

A COST THAT WOULD BE UP TO THE CONSUMERS.

WE ARE LIVE AT THE FOOT OF THE JOLLEY BRIDGE, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


REMEMBERING MAYA ANGELOU-VO IN OAniBx


TONIGHT PEOPLE ARE REFLECTING ON THE LIFE AND WORK OF MAYA ANGELOU.

THE AUTHOR AND POET DIED THIS MORNING AT HER HOME IN WINSTON SALEM NORTH CAROLINA.

THE 86-YEAR-OLD IS BEING REMEMBERED AS A CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, EDUCATOR AND HISTORIAN. Return to index of stories...


REMEMBERING MAYA ANGELOU-PKG


CALLING HER QUOTE: "ONE OF THE BRIGHTEST LIGHTS OF OUR TIME - A BRILLIANT WRITER, A FIERCE FRIEND AND A TRULY PHENOMENAL WOMAN."

.PRESIDENT OBAMA VOICED AMERICA'S ADMIRATION AND RESPECT FOR MAYA ANGELOU.CONSIDERED ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN OF THE LAST 50 YEARS.

"she will be missed but she will not be forgotten. she is a woman who stood way above all of us."

"She was in many ways a bridge that connected us to the past and toward the future."

ANGELOU'S CHILDHOOD WAS REFLECTED IN HER FAMOUS AUTOBIOGRAPHY THAT BECAME A MOVIE."I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS".

IT DETAILED A LIFE MARRED WITH THE VICIOUS RACIAL DISCRIMINATION OF THE SOUTH AT THAT TIME.

AMONG HER ACCOMPLISHMENTS: PULITZER PRIZE NOMINATIONS, 3 GRAMMYS. MORE THAN 30 HONORARY DEGREES.AND THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM.

.PLUS A REQUEST TO COMPOSE A POEM FOR PRESIDENT CLINTON'S INAUGURATION IN 1993.

natsot: "Come, you may stand upon my belt and face your distant destiny, but seek no haven in my shadow"

TODAY IN HER PASSING. PRESIDENT CLINTON PRAISED ANGELOU SAYING QUOTE:

"AMERICA HAS LOST A NATIONAL TREASURE."

DESPITE HER FAILING HEALTH, ANGELOU FREQUENTLY TURNED TO SOCIAL MEDIA IN RECENT MONTHS TO POST HER THOUGHTS.

HER LAST TWEET, SENT FRIDAY, SUMS UP HER INSPIRATIONAL MIND.

LISTEN TO YOURSELF AND IN THAT QUIETUDE YOU MIGHT HEAR THE VOICE OF GOD. Return to index of stories...


REMEMBERING MAYA ANGELOU-TAG


FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ARE STILL IN THE WORKS.

SO ARE PLANS FOR A MEMORIAL SERVICE AT WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY WHERE PROFESSOR MAYA ANGELOU TAUGHT FOR THE LAST 32 YEARS MAINLY ON AMERICAN CULTURE. Return to index of stories...


PRESIDENT OBAMA AT WEST POINT GRADUATION-VO WIPE


PRESIDENT OBAMA SPOKE TO WEST POINT GRADUATES TODAY.

HE TALKED ABOUT HIS FOREIGN POLICY VISION FOR HIS FINAL TWO YEARS DURING THE COMMENCEMENT SPEECH.

HE WANTED TO LET THE YOUNG SOLIDERS KNOW OUR ARMED FORCES ARE THE BACKBONE OF AMERICA'S LEADERSHIP AROUND THE GLOBE. Return to index of stories...


PRESIDENT OBAMA AT WEST POINT GRADUATION-SOTVO


But U.S. military action cannot be the only - or even primary - component of our leadership in every instance. Just because we have the best hammer does not mean that every problem is a nail.

THE SPEECH COMES A DAY AFTER THE PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED PLANS TO PULL ALL TROOPS OUT OF AFGHANISTAN OVER THE NEXT COUPLE YEARS. Return to index of stories...


BROWARD JUDGE ARRESTED FOR DUI-VO WIPE


ANOTHER BROWARD COUNTY JUDGE FACES A D-U-I CHARGE.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED LYNN ROSENTHAL YESTERDAY AFTER SHE CRASHED INTO A PARKED SHERIFF'S OFFICE VEHICLE ON HER WAY TO WORK.

THEY SAY THEY WATCHED HER CRASH INTO A CRUISER AND A SECURITY GATE.

WHEN SHE GOT OUT SHE WAS UNSTEADY ON HER FEET.

HER SPEECH SEEMED SLOW AND MUMBLED.

SHE SAYS SHE WASN'T DRINKING.

SHE JUST TOOK AN AMBIEN C-R MONDAY NIGHT.

AND ON A BREATH TEST, HER BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS "POINT 000." Return to index of stories...


BROWARD JUDGE ARRESTED FOR DUI-SOTVO


ambien can have very similar effects to alcohol, on the central nervous system, effects that very much mirror acute alcohol intoxication

ROSENTHAL IS THE THIRD BROWARD COUNTY JUDGE TO BE ARRESTED FOR SUSPICION OF D-U-I RECENTLY. Return to index of stories...


COCAINE SMUGGLING PILOT-VO


A COMMERCIAL PILOT IS ACCUSED OF SMUGGLING DRUGS ON A PLANE.

STANLEY REFAEL HILL WAS A PASSENGER ON A FLIGHT FROM COLOMBIA TO HOUSTON SATURDAY.

AUTHORITIES SAY HE HAD SWALLOWED DOZENS OF SACKS OF COCAINE.

AFTER HE LANDED, ONE BROKE IN HIS STOMACH, AND HE CALLED FOR HELP.

HE FACES CHARGES AS HE RECOVERS IN A HOSPITAL.

HE IS A LICENSED COMMERCIAL PILOT.

THERE IS CONFLICTING INFORMATION REGARDING WHICH AIRLINE, IF ANY, HE CURRENTLY WORKS FOR. Return to index of stories...


DOG FROM CA VIDEO EUTHANIZED-trxVOTOPS


NEW RIGHT NOW: THE DOG SEEN ATTACKING A CALIFORNIA BOY IN THIS VIDEO HAS BEEN EUTHANIZED.

THE BOY'S CAT CAME TO HIS RESCUE.

THE VIDEO WENT VIRAL.

THE BAKERSFIELD ANIMAL CARE CENTER SAYS THE DOG'S OWNER SIGNED IT OVER TO BE EUTHANIZED. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2SHOT


N-S-A LEAKER EDWARD SNOWDEN OPENED HIMSELF UP TO NEW CRITICISM BY SPEAKING TO NBC'S BRIAN WILLIAMS.

TONIGHT YOU CAN SEE SNOWDEN IN HIS FIRST INTERVIEW ON AN AMERICAN T-V NETWORK.

WE HAVE A PREVIEW RIGHT AFTER the BREAK.

PLUS: TODAY WE DISCOVERED IDEA TO SOLVE PARKING PROBLEMS AT CAPE CORAL'S BUSY YACHT CLUB. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) SNOWDEN INTERVIEW-VO WIPE


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TZ1 B) IDEA FOR CAPE PARKING GARAGE-VOTOPS


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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SNOWDEN INTERVIEW-ON CAM


TONIGHT ON NBC YOU CAN SEE BRIAN WILLIAMS' EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EDWARD SNOWDEN.

THE MAN LABELED A TRAITOR BY SOME. A PATRIOT BY OTHERS. SHARES HIS THOUGHTS FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AN AMERICAN Tv NETWORK.

HERE'S A PREVIEW OF WHAT SNOWDEN SAID.AND HOW GOVERNMENT LEADERS ARE RESPONDING. Return to index of stories...


SNOWDEN INTERVIEW-PKG


"I developed sources and methods for keeping our information and people secure."

IN HIS FIRST U-S NETWORK TELEVISION INTERVIEW, EDWARD SNOWDEN DESCRIBED HIS WORK WITH THE C-I-A. NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY. AND DEFENSE DEPARTMENT.

"I was trained as a spy in sort of the traditional sense of the word in that I lived and worked undercover overseas -- pretending to work in a job that I'm not -- and even being assigned a name that was not mine."

A MUCH DIFFERENT ROLE THAN THE "LOW-LEVEL ANALYST" DESCRIBED BY LAWMAKERS WHEN HE BEGAN LEAKING CLASSIFIED INFORMATION FROM THE N-S-A LAST YEAR.

Michigan :35 -:42/cc

"I hope we do not decide that our national security interests are going to be determined by a high school dropout who had a whole series of academic and employment troubles."

SOMEONE PRESIDENT OBAMA DISMISSED BY SAYING.

Date provided :47 -:52

"No, I'm not going to be scrambling jets to get a 29-year-old hacker."

INSTEAD.INTELLIGENCE EXPERTS ARE SCRAMBLING TO UNDERSTAND EXACTLY WHAT SENSITIVE INFORMATION SNOWDEN MAY STILL HAVE IN HIS POSSESSION.

nats pop snowden

AND NOW AS SNOWDEN SPEAKS OUT IN HIS EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH NBC'S BRIAN WILLIAMS.

SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY IS CHALLENGING THE SELF-PROCLAIMED "PATRIOT" TO COME BACK TO THE UNITED STATES.

Edward Snowden is a coward, he is a traitor and he has betrayed his country and if he wants to come home tomorrow to face the music, he can do so.

THOUGH THERE IS NO INDICATION THAT IS A PART OF SNOWDEN'S PLANS. Return to index of stories...


SNOWDEN INTERVIEW-SSTOPS


YOU CAN SEE THE FULL INTERVIEW ON THE NBC NEWS SPECIAL: "INSIDE THE MIND OF EDWARD SNOWDEN," WHICH AIRS TONIGHT AT 10 O CLOCK ON NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ON CAM


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TZ2 A) JURY DUTY FRAUD-VO WIPE


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TZ2 B) IDEA FOR CAPE PARKING GARAGE-VOTOPS


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ROBERT WX OPEN-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.

SPOTTY STORMS THIS EVENING

Isolated downpours and thunderstorms are expected this evening in Southwest Florida. Any storms that do develop will bring the chance for locally heavy rain with some strong wind gusts and frequent lightning.

Rain and thunder activity that is able to appear on radar this evening should generally migrate westward over the Gulf late this evening and be out of the picture after midnight. Temperatures are expected to return to the low 70s early Thursday morning.

Scattered showers and storms are expected in the region both Thursday and Friday. Temperatures are anticipated to reach 89 degrees on both afternoons.

A reduced chance for storms exists this weekend, with rain prospects returning near 30%. Highs are expected back in the upper 80s and low 90s.

For long range planning, at this point in time it appears a 20 to 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms will be in the region on Monday and Tuesday as we begin the new month of June. High temperatures look to go a touch warmer in the mid-afternoon hours returning near 92 degrees both days. Return to index of stories...


IDEA FOR CAPE YACHT CLUB PARKING GARAGE-PLASMA


TEMPERS ARE FLARING OVER THE NEW VALET PARKING SETUP AT THE CAPE

CORAL YACHT CLUB. THIS AFTER A PUBLIC RESTAURANT MOVED IN.

TODAY NBC-2'S GEORGE SOLIS TAKES A LOOK AT THE PROPOSED SOLUTIONS. Return to index of stories...


IDEA FOR CAPE YACHT CLUB PARKING GARAGE-PKG


Parking at the Cape Coral Yacht Club may have always been free

But it's still come at some cost- mainly patience

01:45:55 "Parking at that Yacht Club area the basin area has been an

issue, it has been an issue for a number of years" Rana Erbrick

In addition to the Boathouse Restaurant now open for business at the

yacht club comes a new valet service-

Which is being tested out for 30 days.

Restaurant owners say it solves the problematic

parking plaguing the site

01:54:21 "you don't like the valet? I hate that!" Peter Delgado

Some at the club say despite the history of bad parking at the site- this

new system is far worse

01:53:21 "it seems unfair if people have been coming every, coming for

years, should be able to use the same spots they've always used"

But city leaders say there is a plan to solve the problem.

In fact they say its been on the table for years

01:49:22 "That's been on sort of the books in the plans for the long

range concept for revamping that whole area" Erbrick

The issue- money. And that's not the only problem

01:50:23 "with that site you gotta look carefully because the

potential would be one of those buildings would need to be replaced"

Still, some say as long as options are still being presented- it's a

step in the right direction, even with the obvious obstacles.

01:54:33 "Parking garage is great, but we don't have any room, they

don't have any room" Delgado

But others, take a more laid back approach-

Just like they'd like the yacht club to stay

01:52:17 "I don't want it too crowded I like it like it is, if they

run out of parking spaces, fine they can go to Fort Myers Beach" Mike

Cowin

City leaders hopes of a parking garage would most likely come from a

public- private partnership.

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FIRES-ONCAM


CLEWISTON FIRE --

55 ACRES

65% CONTAINED

NOBODY USING EVACUATION SHELTER

KIDS ALL GOT TO PARENTS SAFELY

CREW CLOSE

NEW FIRE - NOW 65% CONTAINED

35 ACRE FIRE BONITA BEACH ROAD EAST OF I-75

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MAN WITH A GUN AT PHI COLLEGE-VO


POLICE IN PENNSYLVANIA ARRESTED A COLLEGE STUDENT ACCUSED OF PULLING OUT A GUN IN CLASS.

WTINESSES AT THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA SAY THE 24 YEAR OLD MAN STORMED INTO A CLASSROM AND ACCUSED ANOTHER STUDENT OF RATTING ON HIM TO SECURITY. HE FLASHED A GUN AND TOOK OFF.

AUTHORITIES SHUT DOWN THE SCHOOL AND TOLD STUDENTS TO SHELTER IN PLACE.

THEY LATER CAUGHT THE MAN.

NO ONE WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


HERNANDEZ ARRAIGNMENT-VO


TODAY FORMER FOOTBALL STAR AARON HERNANDEZ PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO NEW CHARGES.

INVESTIGATORS THINK HERNANDEZ GOT MAD WHEN A MAN BUMPED INTO HIM AND SPILLED A DRINK ON HIM IN A BOSTON NIGHTCLUB IN 2012.

LATER THAT NIGHT HE TARGETED THE MAN AND HIS FRIENDS.

A THIRD MAN WAS INJURED.

HERNANDEZ ALREADY FACES CHARGES IN THE 2013 MURDER OF ODIN LLOYD, WHO WAS DATING A SISTER OF HERNANDEZ'S FIANCEE. Return to index of stories...


FL DOG FIGHTING RING BUSTED-VO WIPE


POLICE IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SAY THEY BUSTED A MAJOR DOG FIGHTING RING.

THEY WENT INTO A HOUSE IN APOPKA WHILE A FIGHT WAS IN PROGRESS LAST NIGHT, AND ARRESTED 26 PEOPLE.

TWO CHILDREN WERE WATCHING THE FIGHTS WITH THEIR PARENTS.

OFFICERS SAY THERE'S A TRAINING FACILITY FOR THE DOGS IN THE BACKYARD.

THEY ALSO THINK SEVERAL DOGS WHO LOST FIGHTS COULD BE BURIED THERE. Return to index of stories...


FL DOG FIGHTING RING BUSTED-2 SOTVO


it surprised me to see that many dogs and this many people there to fight their dogs that's what was shocking to me and it's kinda disgusting

it's like a very serious situation cause you're training animals to have a thirst for blood

ANIMAL CONTROL RESCUED SEVERAL ANIMALS. Return to index of stories...


POSSIBLE METH LAB AT FL HOTEL-VO


ORANGE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY FOUND A PORTABLE METH LAB INSIDE A HOTEL.

EARLY THIS MORNING THEY RESPONDED TO A REPORT OF A STRANGE SMELL AT THE RAMADA OFF INTERNATIONAL DRIVE.

THEY EVACUATED SOME GUESTS AND FOUND THE SMALL METH LAB INSIDE A ROOM.

THEY ARRESTED THREE PEOPLE. Return to index of stories...


CYNICAL BRAIN-ONCAM


A NEW STUDY UNCOVERED A LINK BETWEEN CYNICISM AND DEMENTIA.

RESEARCHERS FOUND THE MOST CYNICAL PEOPLE WERE THREE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP DEMENTIA.

THE STUDY WAS PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL "NEUROLOGY." Return to index of stories...


GOOGLE SELF DRIVING CAR-VO


THIS MAY TAKE A LITTLE GETTING USED TO.

PEOPLE ARE STARTING TO RIDE IN GOOGLE'S SELF-DRIVING CARS.

THE COMPANY RELEASED VIDEO OF A PROTOTYPE.

IT DOESN'T HAVE A GAS PEDAL, A BRAKE PEDAL OR EVEN A STEERING WHEEL.

YOU JUST GET IN AND TELL THE CAR WHERE YOU WANT TO GO.

ACCORDING TO TECH WEBSITE C-NET, MOST MAJOR AUTOMAKERS EXPECT CARS LIKE THIS TO BE AVAILABLE BY 20-20. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE WX OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE THREE-FDOT


WE WANT TO SHOW YOU A LOOK AT I-75 FROM OUR F-DOT CAMERA.

DRIVERS ARE DEALING WITH A LOT OF RAIN.

METEOROLOGIST ROBERT VAN WINKLE IS TRACKING THE STORMS.

HE'S UPDATING HIS FORECAST FOR SIX O CLOCK. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) JURY DUTY FRAUD-SOTVO WIPE


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AHEAD AT 6-BANNER


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A)-TBA


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TOSS TO CHARLIE-trx OC EAniBx


SOMEONE IS CALLING PEOPLE IN LEE COUNTY POSING AS A LIEUTENANT FROM THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE, ASKING FOR YOUR MONEY.

DETECTIVES TELL US IT'S ALL A SCAM.

NBC-2'S CHARLIE KEEGAN SPOKE WITH TWO PEOPLE WHO GOT THE CALL, JUST YESTERDAY.

CHARLIE.THIS ALL HAS TO DO WITH JURY DUTY, RIGHT? Return to index of stories...


JURY DUTY FRAUD-NEWSROOM (RTR-1)


FORTUNATELY NO -

NEITHER OF THE TARGETS FELL FOR THE TRICK.

BUT - IT WAS STILL UNSETTLING.

I SPOKE WITH BOTH OF THEM WHO TOLD ME THE CALLER WAS AGGRESSIVE, THREATENING, AND VERY CONVINCING. Return to index of stories...


JURY DUTY FRAUD-PKG


Dr. Jeanette Bevilacqua, Target

15:38:33 they're really good actors, they're intimidating, and as much knowledge as I think I have I didn't fall for it totally but I got scared I got nervous. 15:38:42

JEANETTE BEVILACQUA WAS CONFIDENT SHE HADN'T MISSED A SUMMONS FOR JURY DUTY.

BUT SHE WAS ALMOST SWAYED, WHEN A MAN CALLED HER YESTERDAY.

HE SAID HE WAS LIEUTENANT JOHN MARTIN WITH THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND JEANETTE NEEDED TO PAY A NEARLY 4-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE OR HE WOULD ARREST HER FOR MISSING JURY DUTY.

Dr. Jeanette Bevilacqua, Target

15:37:36 a lot of it is threatening, it's controlling, they make you feel guilty like you've done something wrong,:40

THERE WERE RED FLAGS - THE CALLER ASKED JEANETTE TO GO TO CVS OR WALMART - PUT THE MONEY ON A GREEN DOT CARD AND SHE'D BE OFF THE HOOK.

Dr. Jeanette Bevilacqua, Target

15:39:02 these people are really terrible people. Just the worst of the worst bc they're really taking advantage of honest citizens.:11

WELL AWARE OF SCAMMERS, SHE REPORTED THE CALL TO THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

Beth Schell, LCSO

1:44:48 it is particularly disturbing when someone is using our name to perpetrate a scam. 1:44:53

BETH SCHELL OF THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, TOLD NBC2 NO ONE NAMED LIEUTENANT MARTIN WORKS AT THE AGENCY- EVEN THOUGH THE MAN'S VOICEMAIL GREETING SAYS OTHERWISE. DON'T BE FOOLED.

NATS- of the message

AND GET THIS, ANOTHER WOMAN WAS ALSO TARGETED YESTERDAY

Nats- message.

WE SPOKE WITH HER MOTHER WHO DID NOT WANT TO BE IDENTIFIED.

SHE'S GLAD HER FAMILY REALIZED THE CALL WAS A FAKE - AND ALSO CALLED THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

:31:46 I feel good that we acted swiftly but I kind I feel scared that this guy is still out there.:57 Return to index of stories...


JURY DUTY FRAUD-NEWSROOM (RTR-1)


DETECTIVES SAY YOU CAN HELP CATCH THIS GUY.

IF YOU DO GET THIS TYPE OF PHONE CALL - HANG UP AND THEN CALL THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

DETECTIVES REMIND ALL OF US - THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE WOULD NEVER ASK YOU FOR MONEY OVER THE PHONE.

IN THE NEWSROOM CHARLIE KEEGAN NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


SELL THE 6-2SHOT


NBC2 IS TRACKING FIRE AND RAIN AT 6 --

NBC2 SENIOR CHIEF METEOROLOGIST ROBERT VAN WINKLE IS MONITORING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS RIGHT NOW.

PLUS A NEW BRUSH FIRE WHERE IT HASN'T RAINED.IS FORCING HOME EVACUATIONS --

NBC2 IS THERE GETTING NEW INFORMATION, NEXT AT 6. Return to index of stories...