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DIRECTOR PAGE TAMPA STORM DAMAGE-VOTOPS
H)1 CAPE DROWNING VICTIM-HL TRX-VOTOPS FIRST ALERT OPEN-CLIP
H)3 WEATHER HEADLINE-AT THE WX CENTER FORECAST-WXWALL
BREAKING CLIP-CLIP COLLIER MOSQUITO CONTROL-OC-VO
CAPE FIREFIGHTER DEATH-MON-PLASMA CLAM PASS DREDGING UPDATE-OC-VO
CAPE DROWNING VICTIM-OTS CHILD HIT WITH SHOE-SOTVO
CAPE DROWNING VICTIM-CAM-99 HUMAN SKIN STOLEN-OC-VO
CAPE DROWNING VICTIM-PKG POLICE RAID WRONG HOME LOOKING FOR DRUGS-VO WIPE
CAPE DROWNING VICTIM-CAM-99 POLICE RAID WRONG HOME LOOKING FOR DRUGS-SOTVO
CAPE LIFE JACKET LOANER-OC-VO PILOT ATTACKS CAMERAMAN-OC NATSVO
HOT CAR SAFETY-VOTOPS-OC DOG POOPS ON PLANE-OC-SS
HOT CAR SAFETY-PKG SEGWAY BAN-VOTOPS
BISHOPS MEET VENICE-OTS-VO SEGWAY BAN-SOTVO
VA DIRECTOR RESIGNATION-OC-SOTVO BEAR BREAKING INTO MOTEL-VOTOPS
VA REACTION-SOTVOTOPS HIDDEN CASH CRAZE HITS TAMPA BAY-VO WIPE
I~75 WRONG WAY DRIVER-OC-VO-WIPE HIDDEN CASH CRAZE HITS TAMPA BAY-SOTVO
I~75 WRONG WAY DRIVER-SOTVO SPORTS TEASE-3SH-VO
CVS ROBBERY 911 CALL-OC-SOTVO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
BUS STOP EXPOSER-SSTOPS HEAT PACERS-ONCAM
SOURCE INTERLINK CLOSING-TRX-OC-VO HEAT PACERS GAME 6-VOTOPS
SALES TAX HOLIDAY SUPPLIES-VOTOPS HEAT POST-SOTTOPS
FERTILIZER ORDINANCE-OTS BLACKHAWKS KINGS SCORE-CGTOPS
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT FSU GEORGIA SOUTHERN BASEBALL-VOTOPS
TZ1 A CAPE LCEC-VOWIPE MIAMI BETHUNE COOKMAN BASEBALL-VOTOPS
TZ1 B BEAR BREAKING INTO MOTEL-VOTOPS ALABAMA SOFTBALL-ONCAM
FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-STC RAYS RED SOX-VOTOPS
CAPE YACHT CLUB PARKING PROBLEMS-OTS-VO MINORS SCORES-CGTOPS
CAPE YACHT CLUB PARKING PROBLEMS-SOTVO MIKE REEVES-ONCAM
CAPE LCEC-OC-VO REEVES REAX-SOTTOPS
NO GUNS-VO PGA MEMORIAL 2ND ROUND-VOTOPS
TEASE TWO-1-SHOT JOHN ISNER WINS-VOTOPS
TZ2 A FUNNEL CLOUD-SS SPORTS CLOSE-ONCAM
TZ2 B POLICE RAID WRONG HOME LOOKING FOR DRUGS-SOT FINAL FORECAST-WXGRX
FUNNEL CLOUD-SSTOPS CLOSE SHOW-4SHOT


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H)1 CAPE DROWNING VICTIM-HL TRX-VOTOPS


PREVENTABLE DEATH - TONIGHT THE FAMILY CALLING THEIR SON'S DEATH A TRAGIC ACCIDENT.

NBC2 SITS DOWN WITH THE FAMILY OF THE BOY, WHO DROWNED LAST WEEKEND AT THE CAPE CORAL YACHT CLUB.

WHAT THE YACHT CLUB IS NOW DOING TO PREVENT THIS FROM EVER HAPPENING AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


H)3 WEATHER HEADLINE-AT THE WX CENTER


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BREAKING CLIP-CLIP


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CAPE FIREFIGHTER DEATH-MON-PLASMA


BREAKING NEWS AT 11-

NBC 2 HAS CONFIRMED THAT A CAPE CORAL FIREFIGHTER HAS DIED.

WE KNOW THAT JEREMY COMER WAS NOT ON DUTY, WHEN HE WAS FOUND DEAD IN THE DRIVER SEAT OF A TRUCK IN PUNTA GORDA.

DEPUTIES SAY HIS DEATH IS NOT SUSPICIOUS.

HE'S BEEN WITH THE CAPE FIRE DEPARTEMENT SINCE 2003.

JEREMY IS THE SON OF PATRICK COMER --

A LONGTIME T-V NEWS ANCHOR AND REPORTER IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

N-B-C-2 IS WORKING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT JEREMY'S DEATH --

AND BRING YOU DETAILS WHEN THEY'RE AVAILABLE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DROWNING VICTIM-OTS


A LEIGH ACRES FAMILY IS MOURNING THE LOSS OF THEIR SON, JUST 12-YEARS-OLD.

NOEL WENT UNDER THE WATER LAST WEEKEND AT THE CAPE CORAL YACHT CLUB, AND NEVER RE-SURFACED.

TONIGHT NBC2'S LAURA ROBERTS SAT DOWN FOR AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE BOY'S FAMILY AS THEY COPE WITH HIS SUDDEN AND TRAGIC DEATH. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DROWNING VICTIM-CAM-99


6TH GRADER MYSON NOEL, HAD JUST MOVED HERE FROM HAITI, LESS THAN TWO YEARS AGO-

HE WAS DOING VERY WELL AT LEHIGH MIDDLE SCHOOL, WITH A BRIGHT FUTURE AHEAD OF HIM.

TONIGHT, HIS FAMILY IS HEARTBROKEN. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DROWNING VICTIM-PKG


It's been almost a week -

but Myson Noel's family is still speechless when they think of his tragic death.

Selvandieu Joseph

Myson's stepfather

25:00 25:08

I don't have a word to explain how that happened

Last weekend, Myson's stepfather and mother were away -

and a family member was TAKING CARE OF him.

Saturday, they decided to DO WHAT MANY FAMILIES DO - go to the beach at the Cape Coral Yacht Club.

BUT YOUNG MEE-SON WAS UNABLE TO SWIM.

Joseph

23:51 23:56

He didn't know how to swim, I tell him to keep eyes on him for me

Around 2:30 that afternoon - family told police THE BOY was missing -

divers were sent inTO the water, and they found him, unresponsive.

24:29 24:34

It was terrible, it was terrible

ONLY 12 years old - AND A 6th grader at lehigh middle, MEE-SON was adjusting to life in FLORIDA after moving from Haiti a little over a year ago.

21:06 21:10

When I look at him I saw a great future for him

A PREVENTABLE TRAGEDY - A YOUNG BOY, TAKEN TOO SOON.

22:05 22:13

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CAPE DROWNING VICTIM-CAM-99


MEE-SON'S FAMILY BLAMES NO ONE - SAYING THEIR SON'S DROWNING WAS A A SAD AND TRAGIC ACCIDENT.

THE BOY'S FUNERAL WILL BE A WEEK FROM SATURDAY IN FORT MYERS.

THEN, THEY PLAN TO FLY FLY HIS BODY BACK TO HAITI. Return to index of stories...


CAPE LIFE JACKET LOANER-OC-VO


ON THE HEELS OF MEE-SON'S DEATH, THE CAPE CORAL YACHT CLUB IS GETTING AGGRESSIVE WHEN IT COMES TO DROWNING PREVENTION.

IT HAS STARTED A LIFE JACKET LOANER PROGRAM.

THIS IS THE FIRST OF WHAT'S SOON-TO-BE SIX LOCATIONS IN LEE COUNTY.

GETTING ONE IS SIMPLE, PARENTS COME TO THE FUEL DOCK, SIGN ONE OUT, AND TAKE A JACKET, SIZED ACCORDING TO BODY WEIGHT.

THE YACHT CLUB ALREADY HAD THIS IN THE WORKS - BUT SPED UP THE START - AFTER MEE-SON'S DROWNING. Return to index of stories...


HOT CAR SAFETY-VOTOPS-OC


JUST IN THE PAST MONTH,

SEVEN CHILDREN HAVE DIED IN THE UNITED STATES FROM BEING LEFT INSIDE HOT CARS.

THATS ACCORDING TO THE ORGANIZATION "SAFE KIDS."

TONIGHT WE HEAR FROM A LOCAL FAMILY- FOUR YEARS AFTER LOSING THEIR OWN DAUGHTER.

THE FATHER TELLS N-B-C-2S HOLLIE HOJEK HIS DAUGHTERS DEATH WAS 100

PERCENT PREVENTABLE. Return to index of stories...


HOT CAR SAFETY-PKG


nat-laughing

JUDGING BY THE BIG SMILES ON THEIR FACES--

IT'S HARD TO TELL THE MCKINNON FAMILY WENT THROUGH A HORRIFIC TRAGEDY.

Reginald McKinnon, Daughter died of heatstroke

:09:24 We're looking at four years now.

Butt sott

:09:29 she would have been five years old.

REGINALD MCKINNON IS TALKING ABOUT HIS DAUGHTER PAYTON-

PAYTON DIED WHEN SHE WAS JUST 17 MONTHS OLD AFTER HER DAD ACCIDENTALLY

LEFT HER IN THE BACK SEAT OF HIS CAR.

Reginald McKinnon, Daughter died of heatstroke

:8:41 I went to put the stuff in the back of my SUV and that's when I

realized Payton was still in her carseat.

:12:33 I don't remember a whole lot. I heard alot of screaming and that was me.

SEVEN CHILDREN- JUST LIKE PAYTON-HAVE DIED IN THE BACKSEAT OF A CAR THIS YEAR.

Sally Kreuscher, Child Advocacy Program Manager

:50:17 here's our temperature gauge, we have a thermometer inside.

SALLY KREUSCHER WITH GOLISANO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN LEE COUNTY SHOWS

US JUST HOW QUICKLY THE INSIDE OF A CAR CAN HEAT UP---

:50:27 the front seat is 119 degrees.

KREUSCHER SAYS IN A MATTER OF 10 MINUTES- THE TEMPERATURE IN YOUR CAR

CAN JUMP ALMOST 20 DEGREES.

Sally Kreuscher, Child Advocacy Program Manager

:48:01 Once a child's body reaches 105 degrees their organs start to

shut down and when their body reaches 107 they actually can die.

Hollie Hojek SU

:01:07 in the last 16 years in Florida, 61 children have died from

being left in the backseat of the car- something doctors say is 100

percent preventable.

:09

McKinnon

:16:39 you know I've basically had a parents worse nightmare when you

lose your child at your own hands.

MCKINNON ALONG WITH

EXPERTS SUGGESTS PUTTING A CELL PHONE OR A PURSE IN THE BACKSEAT OF THE CAR-

TO REMIND YOURSELF.

IT'S A MESSAGE MCKINNON SHARES WITH THE WORLD- AS A PROMISE TO PAYTON.

Mckinnon

:20:55 If I can save just one life- then I feel like what I'm doing is

definitely important.

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BISHOPS MEET VENICE-OTS-VO


IN A RARE MOVE --

THE HEAD OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CALLED A MANDATORY MEETING WITH EVERY PRIEST IN THE DIOCESE TODAY.

THE MEETING IS IN DIRECT RESPONSE TO A LETTER NBC2 GOT EXCLUSIVELY FROM PRIESTS IN THE DIOCESE.

THEY ACCUSE BISHOP FRANK DEWANE OF BULLYING, LAVISH SPENDING AND VIOLATING CANON LAWS.

SOURCES SAY THE BISHOP DIRECTLY REFUTED ALL ACCUSATIONS.

WHEN ASKED ABOUT MORALE IN THE DIOCESE, THREE FOURTHS OF THE PRIESTS AGREED IT'S LOW. Return to index of stories...


VA DIRECTOR RESIGNATION-OC-SOTVO


A MAJOR DEVELOPMENT TODAY IN THE V-A SCANDAL.

VETERANS AFFAIRS SECRETARY ERIC SHINSEKI IS STEPPING DOWN.

sot: Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs:37-:48

"that breach of integrity is irresponsible it is indefensible and unacceptable

/EDIT/ but i can take responsibility for it and i do".

THE RESIGNATION COMES AFTER THE RELEASE OF A DAMNING INSPECTOR GENERAL'S REPORT.

IT REVEALED SOME VETERANS WERE NEVER PUT ON WAITING LISTS FOR CARE --

IN AN ATTEMPT TO MAKE WAIT TIMES APPEAR SHORTER.

WHILE SOME LOCAL VETERANS SAY THEY'VE NEVER HAD A PROBLEM AT LOCAL FACILITIES --

OTHERS SAY THE SECRETARY'S RESIGNATION IS THE RIGHT MOVE. Return to index of stories...


VA REACTION-SOTVOTOPS


Howard Chambers, veteran

4:14-4:23

"I haven't had a problem. They've been very good and I've gotten in and out in the amount of time that they're said. "

SOT

Jason Thomas, veteran

3:15-3:24

"I think it's too late for all the people that have even hurt by it. But at the same time, there are a lot of people that can also benefit from it later on. "

WE DID SOME DIGGING.

OUR THREE LOCAL FACILITIES -- IN PORT CHARLOTTE, NAPLES, AND CAPE CORAL -- ARE NOT ON THE LIST TO BE INVESTIGATED. Return to index of stories...


I~75 WRONG WAY DRIVER-OC-VO-WIPE


UNBELIEVABLE DANGER ON I-75.

DEPUTIES SAY A DRIVER DROVE 15 MILES THE WRONG WAY.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY IT ALL STARTED IN COLLIER COUNTY JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT AND ENDED NORTH OF BONITA BEACH ROAD IN LEE COUNTY.

SHE WAS HEADING NORTH IN THE SOUTHBOUND LANES AND FAILED TO STOP - DEPUTIES FINALLY PUSHED HER OFF THE ROAD, AND HER CAR SLAMMED INTO A SOUND BARRIER. Return to index of stories...


I~75 WRONG WAY DRIVER-SOTVO


David Dean, Trucker Driver

7:24:38 I just don't understand how you get on the wrong ramp. Really:43

DEPUTIES ARRESTED LAUREN COLLIER ON DUI.

THEY ALSO FOUND SEVERAL PRESCRIPTION PILL BOTTLES IN HER CAR. Return to index of stories...


CVS ROBBERY 911 CALL-OC-SOTVO


TONIGHT IT'S LOOKING LIKE A NAPLES CVS MANAGER HAD NO IDEA THAT HE WAS ROBBED BY HIS OWN BROTHER.

HERE'S A PART OF THE 9-1-1 CALL WE OBTAINED TODAY.

911 OPERATOR: "And did he strike you or anything?"

MANAGER: "Yes sir he hit me in the head."

911 OPERATOR: "Did he display any type of weapon a gun, a knife anything like that?"

MANAGER: "Sir I think, it was something metal that was in my back sir."

OFFICERS SAY THAT "SOMETHING METAL" WAS THE NOZZLE OF A GARDEN HOSE.

THEY TRACKED DOWN AKEEM ARNOLD SHORTLY AFTER THEY SAY HE ROBBED HIS BROTHER WEARING A MASK AND STOLE 14-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE STORE. Return to index of stories...


BUS STOP EXPOSER-SSTOPS


THIS GUY IS NOW IN JAIL, ACCUSED OF EXPOSING HIMSELF AT A FORT MYERS BUS STOP.

POLICE SAY REGINALD TUCKER DROPPED HIS DRAWERS LAST WEEK AT THE INTERSECTION OF EDGEWOOD AND VAN BUREN AVENUES.

THE VICTIM SAYS TUCKER CALLED OUT TO HER --

THEN STARTED TOUCHING HIMSELF.

OFFICERS TRACKED TUCKER DOWN TODAY AND ARRESTED HIM. Return to index of stories...


SOURCE INTERLINK CLOSING-TRX-OC-VO


MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE IN BONITA SPRINGS ARE LOSING THEIR JOBS.

NBC2 CONFIRMED SOURCE INTERLINK DISTRIBUTION IS CLOSING.

LAST YEAR, LEE COUNTY GAVE THEM 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN EXCHANGE FOR 50 NEW JOBS.

COMMISSIONER FRANK MANN SAYS THE COMPANY IS OBLIGATED TO GIVE BACK THE MONEY. Return to index of stories...


SALES TAX HOLIDAY SUPPLIES-VOTOPS


TOMORROW KICKS OFF FLORIDA'S 9-DAY HURRICANE SALES TAX HOLIDAY.

YOU CAN SAVE ON ANYTHING FROM GENERATORS TO FLASHLIGHTS.

GOVERNOR SCOTT EXPECTS SHOPPERS TO SAVE 20 MILLION DOLLARS DURING THE TAX FREE HOLIDAY.

YOU CAN FIND THE FULL LIST OF ELIGIBLE ITEMS ON OUR WEBSITE UNDER NEWSLINKS AT N-B-C DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...


FERTILIZER ORDINANCE-OTS


AND WITH THE START OF HURRICANE SEASON ON SUNDAY-

THAT MEANS FERTILIZER RULES WILL START.

YOU CANNOT USE CHEMICALS SUCH AS NITROGEN AND PHOSPHATE.

THOSE CAN POLLUTE OUR WATERWAYS WHEN THEY WASH AWAY DURING RAINY SEASON. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


THERE COULD BE A CHANGE IN POWER IN CAPE CORAL.LITERALLY.

THAT'S RIGHT THE LARGEST CITY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MAY SWITCH ITS ELECTRICITY PROVIDER.

NEXT AT 11, WE'LL TELL YOU, WHEN IT COULD HAPPEN.

AND I HOPE NO ONE ANSWERED THE DOOR WHEN THIS GUY WAS KNOCKING.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHERE THIS WAS THE TALK OF THE TOWN TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A CAPE LCEC-VOWIPE


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TZ1 B BEAR BREAKING INTO MOTEL-VOTOPS


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-STC


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CAPE YACHT CLUB PARKING PROBLEMS-OTS-VO


THERE ARE NEW GRIPES TONIGHT -- OVER PARKING PROBLEMS AT THE CAPE CORAL YACHT CLUB.

ABOUT 50 SPACES -- ONCE OPEN AND FREE -- ARE NOW RESERVED.

THEY'RE BEING USED FOR THE NEW VALET SERVICE AT THE NEW BOATHOUSE BAR AND GRILLE.

THE LATEST GRIPE COMES FROM THOSE WHO ARE PAYING ANNUAL FEES -- TO USE THE BOAT TRAILER PARKING AT THE BASIN.

THEY SAY THEIR SPACES ARE NOW BEING TAKEN BY PEOPLE TRYING TO AVOID THE VALET FEE.

MEANING SOME OF THE BOATERS ARE BEING FORCED TO ALSO PAY FOR VALET PARKING - OR GET CREATIVE IN THEIR PARKING. Return to index of stories...


CAPE YACHT CLUB PARKING PROBLEMS-SOTVO


02:49:17 "it's more than upsetting its frustrating I mean there's always going to be a spot somewhere here or there, or like I said I parked in my mother's driveway, it's a busy place"

CITY OFFICIALS SAY THE PASSES DON'T GUARANTEE PARKING, BUT UNDERSTAND THE FRUSTRATION.

THE VALET SERVICE IS BEING TESTED FOR 30 DAYS.

THE CITY'S LOOKING FOR A PERMANENT SOLUTION. Return to index of stories...


CAPE LCEC-OC-VO


ALSO IN CAPE CORAL-

CITY LEADERS ARE LOOKING AT FORMING THE CITY'S OWN ELECTRIC UTILITY --

THE CITY'S LEASE WITH LCEC IS UP IN TWO YEARS

CITY LEADERS TELL N-B-C 2 IT COULD SAVE CUSTOMERS A LOT OF MONEY BY EITHER FOMRING THEIR OWN UTILITY OR GOING WITH ANOTHER COMPANY LIKE F-P-L.

LAST WEEK THEY DECIDED TO PAY 24-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A STUDY TO LOOK AT ALL THE OPTIONS ON THE TABLE. Return to index of stories...


NO GUNS-VO


TWO MORE NATIONAL FAST FOOD CHAINS ARE BANNING GUNS.

CHILI'S AND SONIC ISSUED STATEMENTS TODAY ASKING CUSTOMERS NOT TO BRING WEAPONS INTO THE RESTAURANTS.

CHIPOTLE RECENTLY MADE A SIMILAR ANNOUNCEMENT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-1-SHOT


IT WAS A CRAZY WEATHER DAY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WE'LL TELL YOU VIEWERS SPOTTED FUNNEL CLOUDS, AND WHERE THERE WAS A CONFIRMED TORNADO THAT TOUCHED DOWN IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

PLUS.

"They told me 'get down, get down,' guns everywhere. I mean the long ones with lights on them."

THIS WOMAN - FURIOUS - AFTER POLICE RAIDED HER HOME BY MISTAKE. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A FUNNEL CLOUD-SS


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TZ2 B POLICE RAID WRONG HOME LOOKING FOR DRUGS-SOT


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FUNNEL CLOUD-SSTOPS


NBC2 VIEWERS SENT US THESE PICTURES OF A FUNNEL CLOUD IN THE SKIES OVER PUNTA GORDA THIS AFTERNOON.

THE CLOUD DID NOT TOUCH DOWN.

THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY DAMAGE.

AND NONE OF THE WEATHER THIS AFTERNOON IMPACTED TRAVEL AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA STORM DAMAGE-VOTOPS


SEVERE WEATHER RIPPED THROUGH HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, NEAR TAMPA TODAY.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS AN E-F ZERO TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN THE RIVERVIEW AREA.

THE STORM DAMAGED HOMES. SHREDDED FENCES. AND KNOCKED DOWN TREES.

EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SAY NO ONE WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


COLLIER MOSQUITO CONTROL-OC-VO


COLLIER COUNTY MOSQUITO CONTROL SAYS THE MOSQUITO SEASON IS OFF TO A SLOW START -- BUT DON'T BE FOOLED.

WE HAVE HAD RAIN EVERYDAY THIS WEEK AND THAT MEANS MORE MOSQUITOS. SOON.

MOSQUITO CONTROL SAYS MOSQUITOS ONLY NEED A CAPFUL OF WATER TO BREED. Return to index of stories...


CLAM PASS DREDGING UPDATE-OC-VO


A NAPLES WATERWAY PLAGUED WITH TOO MUCH SAND, WILL ONCE AGAIN BE DREDGED.

FOR YEARS, WE'VE COVERED ISSUES AT CLAM PASS.

A YEAR AFTER THE COUNTY SPENT 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO DREDGE THE PASS SAND IS BLOCKING IT AGAIN.

THIS WEEK THE COLLIER COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL RECOMMENDED THE COUNTY SPEND MORE THAN 34 THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ANOTHER DREDGING PROJECT. Return to index of stories...


CHILD HIT WITH SHOE-SOTVO


S/ no super

"I was just livid. I was irate. I was mad."

A MOTHER IN OHIO - LIVID AFTER SEEING IMAGES OF HER 5-YEAR OLD CHILD BEING HIT IN THE FACE WITH A SHOE, AT DAYCARE.

YOU CAN SEE THE CHILD THROW A SHOE.

SECONDS LATER, ONE OF THE STAFF MEMBERS PICKS HER UP.

IF YOU WATCH CLOSELY IN THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER, A SECOND EMPLOYEE THROWS A SHOE BACK AT THE CHILD - HITTING HER IN THE FACE.

THE TWO WORKERS HAVE BEEN FIRED. Return to index of stories...


HUMAN SKIN STOLEN-OC-VO


LISTEN TO THIS-

A MAN IS ACCUSED OF STEALING HUMAN SKIN WORTH 350-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM A PHILADELPHIA HOSPITAL.

INVESTIGATORS SAY GARY DUDEK WORKED FOR A COMPANY SELLING SKIN GRAFTS.

HE'S ACCUSED OF STEALING THE SKIN SO THAT THE HOSPITAL WOULD HAVE TO ORDER MORE.

COURT DOCUMENTS SHOW HE WAS CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS. Return to index of stories...


POLICE RAID WRONG HOME LOOKING FOR DRUGS-VO WIPE


A HOUSTON WOMAN IS FURIOUS AFTER POLICE OFFICERS RAIDED HER HOUSE LOOKING FOR DRUGS.

TURNS OUT, THEY HAD THE WRONG HOUSE.

THE WOMAN WAS HOME ALONE WITH HER AUTISTIC SON.

OFFICERS WENT THROUGH HER BEDROOM, HER CLOSETS AND HER KITCHEN, LOOKING FOR DRUGS -- LEAVING A GOOD AMOUNT OF DAMAGE BEHIND. Return to index of stories...


POLICE RAID WRONG HOME LOOKING FOR DRUGS-SOTVO


"They told me 'get down, get down,' guns everywhere. I mean the long ones with lights on them."

OFFICERS ACTUALLY MEANT TO RAID THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR.

THE WOMAN HAS FILED A COMPLAINT AGAINST THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. Return to index of stories...


PILOT ATTACKS CAMERAMAN-OC NATSVO


A COMMERCIAL PILOT ACCUSED OF SMUGGLING DRUGS ON A FLIGHT BAILED OUT OF JAIL - AND REALLY UPSET WHEN A NEWS CREW WAS WAITING FOR HIM.

"mr. hill, hey, hey! don't you touch that camera! hey, mr. hill, did you swallow all that cocaine? why are you running from us, why are you running from us?"

49 YEAR OLD STANLEY HILL IS ACCUSED OF SWALLOWING 62 BAGS OF COCAINE BEFORE BOARDING A FLIGHT FROM COLOMBIA, TO HOUSTON.

HE WAS A PASSENGER ON THE FLIGHT, BUT HE WAS WEARING HIS PILOT'S UNIFORM.

ONCE HE LANDED HE HAD TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL BECAUSE ONE OF THE BAGS OF COCAINE LEAKED. Return to index of stories...


DOG POOPS ON PLANE-OC-SS


TALK ABOUT A STINKY SITUATION.

A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT TO Philadelphia WAS FORCED TO DIVERT TO KANSAS CITY AFTER A LARGE SERVICE DOG POOPED NOT ONCE, BUT THREE TIMES ONBOARD THE PLANE.

IT WAS SO BAD, THE CREW RAN OUT OF PAPER TOWELS AND PASSENGERS NEARBY SAID THE MESS WAS MAKING THEM SICK.

TO MAKE THE TRIP EVEN WORSE.

THIS EMERGENCY LANDING CAME AFTER A 2-TWO HOUR DELAY BEFORE THEIR INITIAL TAKEOFF AT L-A-X. Return to index of stories...


SEGWAY BAN-VOTOPS


THEY WERE ONCE HERALDED AS A GROUNDBREAKING NEW WAY TO GET AROUND.

BUT STARTING TOMORROW, SEGWAYS WILL BE BANNED IN CERTAIN AREAS OF MIAMI BEACH.

NEEDLESS TO SAY- SEGWAY TOUR BUSINESS OWNERS ARE UPSET. Return to index of stories...


SEGWAY BAN-SOTVO


"Essentially we won't be able to do any segway tours on south beach, we won't have segways at all on south beach, which is a shame for tourists being able to see the city."

TURNS OUT SEGWAY RIDERS WEREN'T GIVING PEDESTRIANS OR BICYCLISTS THE RIGHT OF WAY. Return to index of stories...


BEAR BREAKING INTO MOTEL-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

A BEAR LED POLICE ON A LOW-SPEED CHASE THROUGH EAST GRAND FORKS, MINNESOTA.

THIS GUY STARTED AT A MOTEL WHERE HE WAS TRYING TO GET A ROOM.

THEN HE TOOK OFF THROUGH A NEIGHBORHOOD AND EVENTUALLY SLIPPED AWAY INTO A FIELD. Return to index of stories...


HIDDEN CASH CRAZE HITS TAMPA BAY-VO WIPE


A GENEROUS TREND THAT STARTED IN CALIFORNIA HAS SPREAD TO FLORIDA.

PEOPLE ARE PUTTING CASH IN RANDOM PLACES, AND TWEETING HINTS ON WHERE IT IS.

A MAN IN TAMPA FOUND 60-DOLLARS TAPED TO A POLE YESTERDAY AFTER FOLLOWING THE CLUES. Return to index of stories...


HIDDEN CASH CRAZE HITS TAMPA BAY-SOTVO


"Pulled it off. I read the note. I opened it and I saw a 20 and I pulled it out and I realized, 'oh, there's THREE 20s here!' So that was cool.

THIS STARTED IN SAN FRANCISCO LAST WEEK WHEN AN ANONYMOUS DONOR CREATED THE TWITTER HANDLE "AT- HIDDEN- CASH."

THE STORY IN TAMPA IS BELIEVED TO BE THE FIRST ONE IN FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TEASE-3SH-VO


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SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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HEAT PACERS-ONCAM


LEBRON JAMES MAY ONLY BE A QUARTER OF THE WAY TO DELIVERING THOSE EIGHT-PLUS CHAMPIONSHIPS HE PREDICTED WHEN JOINING THE MIAMI HEAT.

BUT YOU HAVE TO GIVE THE KING CREDIT FOR THIS:

IF THE JAMES AND THE HEAT COULD KNOCK OFF THE PACERS IN MIAMI TONIGHT. THEY'D BE GOING TO THE N-B-A FINALS FOR THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE SEASON. Return to index of stories...


HEAT PACERS GAME 6-VOTOPS


LANCE STEPHENSON. STILL PLAYING THE INSTIGATOR. AS THE PACERS TRIED TO STAVE OFF ELIMINATION.

INDY HAD THE LEAD EARLY. BUT HERE COMES LEBRON. BASKET AND THE FOUL. MIAMI IN THE LEAD.

AND SOON IN CONTROL. RAY ALLEN WITH THE THREE.

THE HEAT JUST POURED IT ON.

MIAMI WINS, 117-92. THE HEAT. BECOMING THE FIRST TEAM IN 27 YEARS TO MAKE THE FINALS IN 4 STRAIGHT YEARS. Return to index of stories...


HEAT POST-SOTTOPS


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BLACKHAWKS KINGS SCORE-CGTOPS


GAME SIX BETWEEN THE BLACKHAWKS AND KINGS IN THE WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS OF THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS.

KINGS LEAD, 3-2, IN THE THIRD. HOPING TO CLOSE OUT THE SERIES AND MOVE ONTO THE FINALS TO FACE THE RANGERS. Return to index of stories...


FSU GEORGIA SOUTHERN BASEBALL-VOTOPS


BIG UPSET IN THE FIRST DAY OF THE NCAA BASEBALL TOURNAMENT. 5TH-RANKED F-S-U IN TROUBLE FROM THE START AGAINST GEORGIA SOUTHERN.

FIRST INNING. SOUTHERN'S AARONG MIZELL WITH THE R-B-I DOUBLE. NOLES GO DOWN, 1-0.

THEY WERE HELD TO TWO HITS FOR THE GAME.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN WINS, 7-0. Return to index of stories...


MIAMI BETHUNE COOKMAN BASEBALL-VOTOPS


NAPLES HIGH GRAD BRAD FIEGER AND MIAMI. OPENING REGIONAL PLAY AGAINST BETHUNE-COOKMAN.

NO RUNS IN THIS GAME UNTIL THE BOTTOM OF THE NINTH.

HOW WOULD IT END? YOU GUESSED IT. A WILD PITCH.

DAVID THOMPSON SCORES TO GIVE MIAMI A 1-0 WALKOFF WIN.

FLORIDA TRAILS COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON, 3-0, IN THE 2ND INNING AFTER A LONG WEATHER DELAY. Return to index of stories...


ALABAMA SOFTBALL-ONCAM


THE GATORS SOFTBALL TEAM IS NOW TWO-AND-OHH AT THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES. THANKS TO A 4-0 WIN OVER TOP-SEEDED OREGON TONIGHT.

NAPLES HIGH GRADUATES JACKIE TRAINA AND RYAN IAMURRI ALSO LOOKING GOOD TO STAY UNBEATEN IN OKLAHOMA CITY.

THEIR 2ND-SEEDED ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE LEADS KENTUCKY, 2-0, IN THE 6TH. Return to index of stories...


RAYS RED SOX-VOTOPS


THE LAST TIME THE RED SOX AND RAYS PLAYED. THE BENCHES CLEARED.

MORE BAD BLOOD TONIGHT. FIRST INNING. DAVID PRICE HITS DAVID ORTIZ WITH THIS PITCH. JOHN FARRELL GOES NUTS. AND GETS TOSSED.

THEN IN THE FOURTH. PRICE HITS MIKE CARP. THE BENCHES CLEAR AGAIN. ORITZ WITH SOME WORDS. AND ACTING MANAGER TOREY LOVULLO GETS TOSSED, TOO.

THEN IN THE SIXTH. BRANDON WORKMAN THROWS BEHIND EVAN LONGORIA. HE'S GONE, TOO.

BOSTON'S THIRD MANAGER OF THE DAY, BRIAN BUTTERFIELD. ALSO EJECTED.

IN THE END, SOX WIN THEIR FIFTH STRAIGHT, IN WALKOFF FASHION, 3-2, IN TEN. Return to index of stories...


MINORS SCORES-CGTOPS


ADAM BRETT WALKER HOMERS TWICE. AS THE FORT MYERS MIRACLE RALLY TO BEAT CLEARWATER, 7-4.

THE CHARLOTTE STONE CRABS AND DUNEDIN WERE POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER. Return to index of stories...


MIKE REEVES-ONCAM


FORMER F-G-C-U CATCHER MIKE REEVES WAS SCHEDULED TO START FOR THE BLUE JAYS IN THAT GAME.

REEVES HAS BEEN FIGHTING FOR PLAYING TIME IN HIS SECOND PROFESSIONAL SEASON. CONTINUING TO LEARN HIS TRADE AS A MEMBER OF THE TEAM WITH THE BEST RECORD IN THE FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE. Return to index of stories...


REEVES REAX-SOTTOPS


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PGA MEMORIAL 2ND ROUND-VOTOPS


AFTER AN OPENING ROUND OF 63 AT THE MEMORIAL. RORY MCILROY. MORE LIKE RORY "HACK-ILROY" ON FRIDAY.

HE SPENT PLENTY OF TIME IN THE TREES AND THE WATER.

THREE STRAIGHT DOUBLE BOGEYS AND THREE BOGIES. PART OF A SECOND ROUND OF 78. HE'S NOW NINE SHOTS BACK OF LEADER PAUL CASEY, WHO'S ON TOP AT 12-UNDER.

NORTH FORT MYERS GRAD GEORGE MCNEILL MISSES THE CUT.

HE WAS FOUR OVER FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


JOHN ISNER WINS-VOTOPS


AND THERE'S A FLORIDIAN MOVING ON TO THE FOURTH ROUND OF THE FRENCH OPEN.

TAMPA'S JOHN ISNER BECAME THE FIRST AMERICAN MALE TO MAKE IT THAT FAR SINCE 20-10. KNOCKING OFF 17TH-SEEDED TOMMY ROBRAIDO OF SPAIN IN FOUR SETS.

THE LAST TIME AN AMERICAN MAN MADE IT TO THE SWEET 16 OF ANY GRAND SLAM EVENT WAS 20-12. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS CLOSE-ONCAM


FORMER MICROSOFT C-E-O STEVE BALLMER HAS THE N-B-A'S APPROVAL TO BUY THE L-A CLIPPERS FOR TWO BILLION DOLLARS.

AND THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA FOOTBALL TEAM'S SEASON OPENER AGAINST IDAHO ON AUGUST 30TH WILL BE A NIGHT GAME.

SEVEN P-M. TELEVISED ON E-S-P-N U.

THAT'S SPORTS. WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK. Return to index of stories...


FINAL FORECAST-WXGRX


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...


CLOSE SHOW-4SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE 4SHOT Return to index of stories...