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ANCHOR SUPERS 2) READING RAINBOW-VOTOPS
DIRECTORS PAGE BREAK SIX 5:27:01 AM
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP HEADLINES-trxTCMON (3)vo's
HEADLINES HL1) HURRICANE SEASON-vo 1
HL1) WRONG WAY DRIVER-trxVOTOPS HL2) LAKE O RELEASES-vo 2
HL2) VA SCANDAL-trxVOTOPS HL3) CHICAGO CRACKED CLASS-vo 3
HL3) READING RAINBOW COMEBACK-trxNATSVO GOOD MORNING-trxVO IN PLAS to VO FULL
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT 5:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL
5:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL TRAFFIC-NAVI
WRONG WAY I75 DRIVER-trxVOTOPS EAniBx HURRICANE PREPS-TRX OC EAniBx
WRONG WAY I75 DRIVER-REM HURRICANE PREPS-REM
WRONG WAY I75 DRIVER-VO HURRICANE PREPS-Vidbox
WRONG WAY I75 DRIVER-REM HURRICANE PREPS-SOT
VA SCANDAL-trxONCAM HURRICANE PREPS-REM
VA SCANDAL-PLASMA LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-OC VO
VA SCANDAL-VO LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-SOTVO
VA SCANDAL-SOT VO FATHER SON NARCOTICS BUST-oc ss
VA SCANDAL-PLASMA SAN CARLOS PARK HOUSE FIRE-OC, VO
LEHIGH CAR PULLED OUT OF CANAL-VO SAN CARLOS PARK HOUSE FIRE-SOTVO
LEHIGH CAR PULLED OUT OF CANAL-SOTVO FL SCHOOL PLOT PROBE-ONCAM
COLLEGE PKWY CRASH-OC-VO PERU COKE BUST WORLD CUP-trxOC VO
CVS ROBBERY-OTS-SS-VO FAKE WINE BUST-VOTOPS
HEROIN ON THE RISE-trxOC VO (2)SS SHINESKI TO TALK TO VETS-trxOC VO
HEROIN ON THE RISE-VOTOPS GUNS AND MENTAL HEALTH-VOTOPS
HEROIN ON THE RISE-SOTVO LA GOP CONFERENCE-trxOC VO
US 41 CONSTRUX-trx-SSTOPS LA GOP CONFERENCE-SOT VO
HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS-PLASMA MINIVAN MOM BOND LOWERED-OC VO
HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS-SOT, PLASMA LAKE O RELEASES-trx oc vo
TAX FREE HOLIDAY-VIDBOX READING RAINBOW RETURNS-trxOTS OC VO OC
CAPE SPELLER-OC SOT-2-SHOT READING RAINBOW RETURNS-NATVOTOPS
Tease 1-2SHOT READING RAINBOW RETURNS-SOT VO
1) BUCKINGHAM CHASE AND CRASH-VO TEASE 4-2SHOT
2) BUYING THE CLIPPERS-VOTOPS 1) CHICACO CLASS ROOM CRACK-SOT VO
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL
BREAKING NEWS FLOAT-TRX BREAK SEVEN 5:39:23 AM
BREAK FOUR 5:09:43 5:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
5:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP 5:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
5:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BUCKINGHAM CRASH-OC VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI
BUCKINGHAM CRASH-SOTVO CA: SANTA FE SPRINGS RECYCLE FIRE-trxVOTOPS
BONITA DOG FOLO-BNC-VO-WIPE TANKER TRUCK FIRE-TRX-VOTOPS
BONITA DOG FOLO-SOTVO Q LIFE CENTER MORTAGE-OC-VO
MICROSOFT OWNER TO BUY CLIPPERS-trxOC VO ALTERED YEARBOOK PICS-VO
NSA SNOWDEN EMAIL-VOTOPS ALTERED YEARBOOK PICS-SOTVO
FORD RECALLS-trxVOTOPS WILLIS TOWER CRACKED GLASS-trxVOTOPS OC
AUTO BREAKING CAR-OC-VO WILLIS TOWER CRACKED GLASS-PLASMA
TALLY POLICE SHOOTING-ONCAM WILLIS TOWER CRACKED GLASS-VO
FL PRESCRIPTION DRUG DEATHS-OTS ONCAM WILLIS TOWER CRACKED GLASS-SOT
TANNING BED WARNING-OC VO WILLIS TOWER CRACKED GLASS-PLASMA
DISH TO ACCEPT BITCOIN-OTS ONCAM NEW DRAGON SPACECRAFT-trxOC VO
GOOGLE DIVERSITY-OTS OC CG NEW DRAGON SPACECRAFT-SOT VO
MEASLE SPIKE-VO TEASE 5-2SHOT
SUMMER TRAVEL TAXES-trxOC VO 1) CAPE CORAL PRANKS-VO
DEBT COLLECTORS-VOTOPS 2) WOLF PUPS-VOTOPS
Tease 2-2SHOT FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL
1) ichabod avenue victim-VO BREAK EIGHT 5:49:40 AM
2) COCAINE SMUGGLING PILOT-NATS VO 5:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT 5:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
BREAK FIVE 5:19:15 TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI
5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL WOLF PUPS RESCUED-trxOC VO
TRAFFIC-NAVI WOLF PUPS RESCUED-SOT VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS SINKHOLE AT WINTER HAVEN PUBLIX-VOTOPS
MED MARIJUANA-trxONCAM CAPE CORAL PRANKS-VO
CAPE DUI SENTENCE-OC, SS, OC CAPE CORAL PRANKS-SOTVO
ICHABOD AVENUE VICTIM-SS-VO WHAT'S COMING UP AT 6-CLIPTOPS
CHARCO FELON FIREARMS-SS 1) I75 WRONG WAY DRIVER-PLASMA-VO
COCAINE SMUGGLING PILOT-OC NATVO 2) MEDICAL MARIJUANA-VOTOPS
ROTARY BRIDGE CLIMB-OC VO 3) SPELLING BEE-SOTVOTOPS
ROTARY BRIDGE CLIMB-SOT VO END OF SHOW-OMNI TOPS
TEASE 3-2SHOT END OF SHOW CLIP-CLIP
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ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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HEADLINES


BREAKING NEWS THIS MORNING.

TROOPERS TRY TO STOP A WOMAN DRIVING THE WRONG WAY ON I-75!.

NBC-2 IS LIVE WORKING FOR DETAILS ON THIS STRANGE EARLY-MORNING TRAFFIC TROUBLE.

PLUS.

THE VETERANS AFFAIRS SCANDAL WIDENS AS THE HEAD OF THE V-A PREPARES TO SPEAK TO A GROUP OF MILITARY VETERANS.

NEW CALLS FOR THE MAN IN CHARGE TO RESIGN WHILE EVEN MORE HOSPITALS ARE UNDER INVESTIGATION.

AND THIS.

LeVar Burton and team watch kickstart hit 1 million dollars

YOU ARE GOING TO HEAR A LOT ABOUT THIS TODAY.

A WHOLE GENERATION OF PEOPLE - SWIMMING IN NOSTALGIA AND EXCITEMENT OVER THE RETURN OF READING RAINBOW, ***WITH LEVAR BURTON.

IT'S AN AMAZING STORY UNFOLDING RIGHT NOW.

WE HAVE THE DETAILS LATER IN THE HOUR. Return to index of stories...


HL1) WRONG WAY DRIVER-trxVOTOPS


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HL2) VA SCANDAL-trxVOTOPS


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HL3) READING RAINBOW COMEBACK-trxNATSVO


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT


IT'S FRIDAY MAY 30TH.

I'M CLAY MILLER

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

LETS LOOK AT YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST WITH CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB.

HALEY. Return to index of stories...


5:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL


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.

ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED STORMS TODAY

The last day of the work week starts rather warm. Temperatures are in the lower 70s and will warm to near 90 degrees this afternoon with some upper 80s at the beaches. We'll see a mix of sun and clouds this morning. By late morning clouds will be building and some downpours will be riding the east-southeasterly breeze across the state. This is a scenario very similar to yesterday; giving us isolated storms by midday and plenty of scattered storm activity through the afternoon. Some storms will be strong with gusty winds and heavy downpours. All of Southwest Florida is fair game to see rain today. Deeper inland areas will be favored early, but the the rains spread across toward the west-northwest. By the time the day is over, we'll end up with pockets of 2-3" rain totals; similar to the last couple of days. The storm activity will fade through the evening time frame and we'll see partly cloudy skies through the night.

We'll have another good rain chance on Saturday with plenty of scattered storms, some of which will start in the midday time frame. Storms tomorrow afternoon will likely be moving a bit more slowly and that could lead to some high rain totals in the heavier downpours.

A few afternoon storms stay in the forecast each day through the middle of next week with highs staying close to 90 degrees. Return to index of stories...


WRONG WAY I75 DRIVER-trxVOTOPS EAniBx


NEW THIS MORNING--

A TERRIFYING SITUATION ON INTERSTATE 75 OVERNIGHT.

DEPUTIES TRACK DOWN A DRIVER GOING THE WRONG WAY.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE ON I-75 JUST NORTH OF BONITA BEACH

ROAD WHERE THIS ALL ENDED. Return to index of stories...


WRONG WAY I75 DRIVER-REM


SHOW AND TELL.

HOW FAR THE CAR TRAVELED GOING THE OPPOSITE WAY. Return to index of stories...


WRONG WAY I75 DRIVER-VO


VO

HERES HOW IT ALL WENT DOWN.

COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES SPOTTED THE CAR TRAVELING NORTH IN THE

SOUTHBOUND LANE AND TRIED PULLING THE DRIVER OVER, BUT THEY SAY SHE

JUST WOULDN'T STOP.

THEY SAY SHE WASNT SPEEDING-- ONLY TRAVELING 60 MPH.

AS SHE APPROACHED THE LEE COUNTY BORDER, LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES STEPPED

IN--TRYING TO GET HER TO PULL OVER.

IT WASNT UNTIL A HALF OF A MILE NORTH OF MM 116 WHEN THE DRIVER LOST

CONTROL OF THE CAR, VEERED OFF INTO GRASS BEFORE ROLLING INTO THIS

WALL. Return to index of stories...


WRONG WAY I75 DRIVER-REM


THIS MORNING THERES STILL PIECES OF THE CAR LEFT BEHIND.

EVEN A PIECE OF THE CINDERBLOCK WALL CHIPPED AWAY.

THE DRIVER WASNT INJURED

ITS UNCLEAR WHETHER OR NOT THE DRIVER WAS DRUNK.

DEPUTIES BROUGHT HER IN FOR EVALUATION.

LIVE IN LC DK NBC2 Return to index of stories...


VA SCANDAL-trxONCAM


RIGHT NOW AT 5:04, WE ARE TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT V-A SCANDAL.

NEW AS YOU WAKE UP, SECRETARY ERIC SHINSEKI IS GETTING READY TO SPEAK TO A GROUP OF VETERANS AS CALLS FOR his resignation CONTINUE TO BUILD.

NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH IS LIVE IN STUDIO THIS MORNING, TRACKING THE NEWEST INFORMATION.

STACEY WHAT HAVE YOU UNCOVERED. Return to index of stories...


VA SCANDAL-PLASMA


KRISTA-- THIS ONE IS CERTAINLY NOT GOING AWAY.

NOW MORE 100 MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ARE CALLING FOR THE MAN IN CHARGE TO RESIGN. Return to index of stories...


VA SCANDAL-VO


THE WHITE HOUSE IS SKIRTING QUESTIONS THIS MORNING, ABOUT WHETHER THE PRESIDENT STILL HAS CONFIDENCE IN SHIN-SEKI'S ABILITY TO LEAD THE DEPARMENT.

WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY SAYS THE PRESIDENT IS WITHOLDING JUDGMENT ABOUT WHO'S RESPONSIBLE.

A NEW REPORT THIS WEEK, ALSO SHOWS THE PROBE INTO FACILITIES IS EXPANDING.

LAST WEEK IT WAS 26, NOW 42 FACILITIES WILL BE INVESTIGATED.

WE CHECKED AND NONE OF OUR 3 FACILITIES IN PORT CHARLOTTE, NAPLES, OR CAPE CORAL ARE ON THE LIST. Return to index of stories...


VA SCANDAL-SOT VO


"i don't understand all these other problems that you hear throughout the country because the problem doesn't exisit down here."

I TALKED TO DOZENS OF LOCAL VETS, INCLUDING THAT MAN TONY TAGLIA, A WORLD WAR 2 VET.

HE'S 88 AND TOLD ME HE HAS NEVER HAD A PROBLEM WITH CARE AT LOCAL FACILITIES.

I SPENT THE AFTERNOON AT THE VFW IN NORTH FORT MYERS, AND THE AMERICAN LEGION IN THE CAPE AND HEARD SIMILAR STORIES. Return to index of stories...


VA SCANDAL-PLASMA


ALSO THIS MORNING, I'VE LEARNED, THE CHAIR OF THE VETERANS AFFAIR HOUSE COMMITTE IS ASKING FOR A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, AND URGING SHIN-SEKI TO STEP DOWN IMMEDIATLY.

LIVE IN STUDIO, STACEY DEFFENBAUGH NBC-2 Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH CAR PULLED OUT OF CANAL-VO


NBC-2 IS WORKING FOR NEW INFORMATION AFTER A MINIVAN IS PULLED OUT OF A LEHIGH ACRES CANAL.

TAKE A LOOK.

THIS IS AT 23RD STREET WEST AND SUNSHINE BLVD NORTH.

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS NO ONE WAS INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH CAR PULLED OUT OF CANAL-SOTVO


"I was on my way home from work and ther was hundreds of people standing out here. When we got here the car was in the water, they were trying to pull it out.

DEPUTIES ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW THE VAN ENDED UP IN THE CANAL. Return to index of stories...


COLLEGE PKWY CRASH-OC-VO


A BICYCLE RIDER IS RECOVERING FROM SERIOUS INJURIES THIS MORNING - AFTER BEING HIT BY A CAR IN FORT MYERS.

THE CRASH HAPPENED AT THE INTERSECTION OF NEW BRITTANY BOULEVARD AND COLLEGE PARKWAY JUST BEFORE NOON THURSDAY.

TROOPERS SAY GERALD WIPF FAILED STOP FOR THE BIKE.

THE RIDER WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

THE DRIVER IS CHARGED WITH FAILING TO USE DUE CARE. Return to index of stories...


CVS ROBBERY-OTS-SS-VO


WE'RE WORKING TO PIECE TOGETHER THE STRANGE DETAILS SURROUNDING A C-V-S- ROBBERY.

IT HAPPENED ON U-S 41 NEAR DOWNTOWN NAPLES AROUND MIDNIGHT YESTERDAY.

POLICE SAY AKEEM ARNOLD HELD THE MANAGER, USING A NOZZLE, FROM A GARDEN HOSE.

TURNS OUT- THAT MANAGER, DAVID ARNOLD, IS THE ALLEGED SUSPECTS OLDER BROTHER -- AND GET THIS- POLICE BELIEVE HE HAD NO IDEA - HE WAS BEING HELD UP - BY HIS BROTHER!

DAVID WAS TAKING OUT THE TRASH WHEN SUDDENLY SOMEONE CAME UP BEHIND HIM.

AKEEM LEFT THE STORE WITH MORE THAN 14 THOUSAND DOLLARS.

POLICE ARRESTED HIM A SHORT TIME LATER. Return to index of stories...


HEROIN ON THE RISE-trxOC VO (2)SS


NBC-2 IS GETTING NEW DETAILS ON WHAT POLICE SAY IS BECOMING A BIGGER PROBLEM.

OFFICERS TELL US THEY ARE SEEING MORE AND MORE HERION ON THE STREETS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

ON WEDNESDAY, CAPE CORAL POLICE RAIDED THIS HOUSE ON SOUTHWEST THIRD STREET FOR A SECOND TIME IN A MONTH.

LOOK AT WHAT THEY FOUND.

ALMOST 47 GRAMS OF HEROIN, PACKAGING EQUIPTMENT, SCALES AND WHAT YOU CAN'T SEE -- AN INFANT -- A LITTLE GIRL.

THEY ARRESTED HER PARENTS -- MARLEN BARRIOS AND LORENZO MARQUEZ.

MARQUEZ IS IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL.

BARRIOS IS OUT ON BOND.

THEIR INFANT'S IN STATE CUSTODY. Return to index of stories...


HEROIN ON THE RISE-VOTOPS


WHEN OFFICERS WENT INTO THIS SAME HOUSE LAST MONTH THEY FOUND LARGE AMMOUNTS OF HEROIN AND MORPHINE.

THEY ARRESTED LORENZO MARQUEZ.

OFFICERS AND NEIGHBORS HOPE WEDNESDAY'S RAID SENDS A MESSAGE. Return to index of stories...


HEROIN ON THE RISE-SOTVO


37:20- 37:25

What happened after the first time? how could they get out and do it again?

39:41 - 39:45

Its sad it just goes to show you that anything can happen anywhere any neighborhood

RECENT STUDIES ON DRUG ABUSE SHOW DRAMATIC INCREASES IN DEATHS FROM HEROIN OVERDOSE. Return to index of stories...


US 41 CONSTRUX-trx-SSTOPS


AN NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT IN FORT MYERS.

CREWS ARE REPAIRING A SECTION OF U-S 41.

TODAY, WORKERS WILL BE BETWEEN COLONIAL BOULEVARD AND THE ENTRANCE TO EDISON MALL.

THE ROAD WILL STILL BE OPEN, BUT TRAFFIC MIGHT BE MOVING SLOWER THAN USUAL. Return to index of stories...


HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS-PLASMA


HURRICANE SEASON BEGINS ON SUNDAY.

AND NOW, WE ARE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK AT THE NEW STORM SURGE MAPS FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THIS IS LEE COUNTY.

ALL OF THE AREA IN PINK AND RED COULD BE UNDERWATER IF A CATERGORY ONE HURRICANE HIT.

IN COLLIER COUNTY -- LOOK AT THE PINK AND RED ALONG THE COAST.

A CATEGORY ONE STORM WOULD FLOOD MOST OF THE COMMUNITIES WEST OF US 41.

WE SENT NBC2'S GEORGE SOLIS TO THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER IN MIAMI TO LOOK AT THE NEW TOOLS METEOROGLISTS ARE USING TO PREDICT STORMS. Return to index of stories...


HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS-SOT, PLASMA


02:11:15 "about half of the loss of life in the past few decades had

been due to storm surge, another water fatalities has been due to

freshwater inland flooding like Debbie" Dr. Rick Knabb, NHC Director

IF YOU WANT TO SEE WHAT IT WOULD TAKE FOR YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD TO FLOOD, GO TO OUR WEBSITE.

WE'VE POSTED A LINK ON NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


TAX FREE HOLIDAY-VIDBOX


FOR THE FIRST TIME, HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS ITEMS WILL BE TAX-FREE.

THE TAX HOLIDAY BEGINS MAY THIRTY-FIRST AND RUNS UNTIL JUNE EIGHTH.

SOME ITEMS THAT ARE TAX FREE ARE FIRST AID KITS, BATTERIES, AND PORTABLE GENERATORS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE SPELLER-OC SOT-2-SHOT


WE ARE GOING TO HEAR MORE ABOUT THIS THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

CAPE CORAL TEEN JACOB WILLIAMSON PUT ON A SHOW AT THE NATIONAL SPELLING BEE.

BUT LAST NIGHT IN THE FINALS, HE CAME UP SHORT OF THE WIN.

CHECK IT OUT.

Jacob: c-a-b-a-r-a-g-o-y-a. What! Announcer: It's spelled k-a-b-a-r-a-g-o-y-a. Jacob. OH

IF YOU'RE WONDERING WHAT THAT WORD MEANS-

IT'S A LARGE LIZARD NATIVE TO SOUTH ASIA. Return to index of stories...


Tease 1-2SHOT


NEXT, AN UPDATE TO BREAKING NEWS WE BROUGHT YOU THURSDAY MORNING.

NBC-2 UNCOVERS DETAILS ABOUT THE INTENSE OVERNIGHT SEARCH AND CHASE THROUGH LEE COUNTY - THAT ENDED IN A VIOLENT CRASH ON BUCKINGHAM ROAD.

PLUS.

GUESS HOW MUCH A BASKETBALL TEAM COSTS THESE DAYS?

IT'S A LOT.

WE'LL TELL YOU IN JUST A FEW MINUTES. Return to index of stories...


1) BUCKINGHAM CHASE AND CRASH-VO


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2) BUYING THE CLIPPERS-VOTOPS


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FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAKING NEWS FLOAT-TRX


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BREAK FOUR 5:09:43


HIT TIME 5:09:43

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5:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:12 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.

ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED STORMS TODAY

The last day of the work week starts rather warm. Temperatures are in the lower 70s and will warm to near 90 degrees this afternoon with some upper 80s at the beaches. We'll see a mix of sun and clouds this morning. By late morning clouds will be building and some downpours will be riding the east-southeasterly breeze across the state. This is a scenario very similar to yesterday; giving us isolated storms by midday and plenty of scattered storm activity through the afternoon. Some storms will be strong with gusty winds and heavy downpours. All of Southwest Florida is fair game to see rain today. Deeper inland areas will be favored early, but the the rains spread across toward the west-northwest. By the time the day is over, we'll end up with pockets of 2-3" rain totals; similar to the last couple of days. The storm activity will fade through the evening time frame and we'll see partly cloudy skies through the night.

We'll have another good rain chance on Saturday with plenty of scattered storms, some of which will start in the midday time frame. Storms tomorrow afternoon will likely be moving a bit more slowly and that could lead to some high rain totals in the heavier downpours.

A few afternoon storms stay in the forecast each day through the middle of next week with highs staying close to 90 degrees. Return to index of stories...


BUCKINGHAM CRASH-OC VO


A HIGH SPEED RIDE THROUGH LEE COUNTY ENDS WHEN A DRIVER CRASHES AND FLIPS ON BUCKINGHAM ROAD.

THIS IS A STORY WE BROUGHT YOU EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

THE FORD MUSTANG ROLLED SEVERAL TIMES - EJECTING THE DRIVER BEFORE CATCHING FIRE.

NBC-2 CONFIRMED THE FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT TRIED STOPPING THE SAME CAR ABOUT 40 MINUTES EARLIER - BUT BACKED OFF PURSUING IT.

THE CRASH SHOCKED PEOPLE WHO WOKE UP HOURS LATER TO FIND DEBRIS ON THEIR LAWNS. Return to index of stories...


BUCKINGHAM CRASH-SOTVO


15:44:33 when I saw the side mirrors I do believe that was give away then I saw a cd over here and a wiper and I think I said somebody had an accident and I'm not even aware of it. 15:44:42

TROOPERS BELIEVE THE DRIVER WAS GOING ABOUT 100 MILES PER HOUR AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH.

HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL IN CRITICAL CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


BONITA DOG FOLO-BNC-VO-WIPE


NBC-2 WENT BACK TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE LEE COUNTY ANIIMAL SERVICES RAIDED HOUSES EARLIER THIS WEEK --

AND EVEN TOOK AWAY A PERSON'S DOG.

THE RAID HAPPENED IN BONITA SPRINGS OFF ROSEMARY ROAD WEDNESDAY.

A DOG, ROCKY, WAS RESCUED IN THAT RAID.

WE WANTED TO SEE HOW HE'S DOING.

WE'VE LEARNED HE'S RECOVERING THIS MORNING

AFTER ANIMAL SERVICES SAID THEY FOUND HIM DEHYDRATED AND TETHERED TO A HOT CEMENT SLAB.

ANIMAL SERVICES SAY ROCKY IS A *PRIME EXAMPLE OF WHY THE COUNTY CREATED ITS BRAND NEW "NO-TETHERING" ORDINANCE. Return to index of stories...


BONITA DOG FOLO-SOTVO


Ria Brown, Lee County Animal Services

:47:45 sad to say he is not the worst. the worst would be the animals

we find dead on the end of a chain.

:05

ROCKY'S CARETAKER WAS CITED FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY.

THE OWNER STILL HASN'T COME TO PICK HIM UP.

ROCKY COULD BE UP FOR ADOPTION NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


MICROSOFT OWNER TO BUY CLIPPERS-trxOC VO


THE DISGRACED OWNER OF THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS WILL LOSE HIS BASKETBALL FRANCHISE.

FORMER MICROSOFT C-E-O STEVE BALLMER AGREED TO BUY THE CLIPPERS FROM THE STERLING FAMILY.

PRICE TAG --

TWO BILLION DOLLARS.

SHELLY STERLING AGREED TO THE DEAL.

HER ESTRANGED HUSBAND, DONALD STERLING, WAS RECENTLY BANNED FOR LIFE FROM THE N-B-A --

AFTER HE MADE RACIST STATEMENTS AND AN AUDIO RECORDING OF THE STATEMENTS WAS RELEASED. Return to index of stories...


NSA SNOWDEN EMAIL-VOTOPS


NEW THIS MORNING.

THE N-S-A RELEASED ONE E-MAIL EDWARD SNOWDEN WROTE TO AN N-S-A LAWYER IN APRIL 2013.

IN IT, HE RAISED A TECHNICAL LEGAL QUESTION - OFFERING HIS OPINION ABOUT WHICH LAWS TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER OTHERS.

THE N-S-A LAWYER ANSWERED IN PART: "YOU ARE CORRECT". ADDING: "PLEASE GIVE ME A CALL IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DISCUSS FURTHER."

IN A WRITTEN STATEMENT, THE N-S-A SAID:

"THE E-MAIL DID NOT RAISE ALLEGATIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT WRONGDOING OR ABUSE, BUT POSED A LEGAL QUESTION THAT THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL ADDRESSED."

IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS, SNOWDEN CLAIMED HE TRIED TO BLOW THE WHISTLE THROUGH PROPER CHANNELS BEFORE STEALING AND LEAKING CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS. Return to index of stories...


FORD RECALLS-trxVOTOPS


WE HAVE AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT THIS MORNING.

THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY HAS ISSUED SAFETY RECALLS AFFECTING MORE THAN ONE-MILLION VEHICLES IN NORTH AMERICA.

IF YOU OWN A FORD ESCAPE --- MODEL YEARS 2008 THROUGH 20-11 --- THERE IS A POTENTIAL ISSUE IN THE STEERING COLUMN MAKING CARS DIFFICULT TO STEER.

THAT SAME RECALL AFFECTS MERCURY MARINER VEHICLES --- ALSO MODEL YEARS 2008 THROUGH 20-11.

FORD HAS ALSO ISSUED A RECALL FOR THE FORD TAURUS, MODEL YEARS 20-10 THROUGH 20-14.

THOSE CARS HAVE A POTENTIAL CORROSION ISSUE WITH THE LICENSE PLATE LAMP WHICH COULD LEAD TO A SHORT CIRCUIT, EXCESSIVE HEAT, AND POSSIBLY A FIRE. Return to index of stories...


AUTO BREAKING CAR-OC-VO


CARS THAT STOP THEMSELVES-

IT'S ALREADY AVAILABLE WITH SOME MODELS- BUT THAT COULD SOON CHANGE.

RESEARCHERS SAY. EVEN IF THE AUTO BREAKING SYSTEM DOESN'T PREVENT THE CRASH IT WILL REDUCE THE SPEED.

REDUCING THE LIKELIHOOD OF INJURY.

THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE EXPECTS AUTOBRAKING, CRASH PREVENTION TO BE STANDARD ON MOST VEHICLES WITHIN A FEW YEARS. Return to index of stories...


TALLY POLICE SHOOTING-ONCAM


IN TALLAHASSEE THIS MORNING.

A TEEN IS DEAD FOLLOWING A RUN-IN WITH TALLAHASSEE POLICE.

OFFICERS SAY THEY FOUND AN 18-YEAR-OLD SITTING IN HIS CAR WHILE INVESTIGATING A REPORT OF SHOTS FIRED.

POLICE SAY THE TEEN SPED AWAY, ALMOST HITTING AN OFFICER - THEN CRASHED INTO A POLICE CRUISER.

OFFICERS OPENED FIRE.

THE TEEN DIED LATER AT THE HOSPITAL.

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING WHETHER IT WAS THE GUNSHOTS OR THE CRASH THAT KILLED HIM. Return to index of stories...


FL PRESCRIPTION DRUG DEATHS-OTS ONCAM


NEW RESEARCH SHOWS PRESCRIPTION DRUG DEATHS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA DECREASED DURING THE FIRST HALF OF 2013 COMPARED TO THE SAME PERIOD THE YEAR BEFORE.

THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DROP IN PRESCRIPTION DRUG DEATHS WAS IN THOSE CAUSED BY OXYCODONE AND ALPRAZOLAM.

COMBINED, THE TWO DRUGS CAUSED 731 DEATHS IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2012.

THAT WAS REDUCED TO 548 DEATHS IN THE FIRST HALF OF LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


TANNING BED WARNING-OC VO


YOU MAY NOTICE A BIG CHANGE THE NEXT TIME YOU USE A NEW TANNING BED.

THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION IS NOW MAKING THEM CARRY BLACK BOX WARNINGS SAYING THEY SHOULDN'T BE USED BY ANYONE UNDER AGE EIGHTEEN.

THE F-D-A IS ALSO REQUIRING TIMERS ON TANNING BEDS-

AND LIMITING THE AMOUNT OF RADIATION THEY CAN EMIT. Return to index of stories...


DISH TO ACCEPT BITCOIN-OTS ONCAM


SOON YOU'LL BE ABLE TO PAY YOUR SATELLITE T-V BILL WITH BITCOIN.

IN SEPTEMBER, DISH NETWORK WILL BECOME THE BIGGEST COMPANY TO ACCEPT THE VIRTUAL CURRENCY. Return to index of stories...


GOOGLE DIVERSITY-OTS OC CG


GOOGLE RELEASED IT'S FIRST EVER DIVERSITY REPORT.

IT SHOWS THE COMPANY ISN'T VERY DIVERSE.

MOST OF IT'S WORKERS ARE WHITE MEN.

TWO PERCENT OF ITS EMPLOYEES ARE BLACK, THREE PERCENT ARE HISPANIC, AND 30 PERCENT ARE WOMEN.

MAJOR U-S EMPLOYERS HAVE TO FILE THESE REPORTS WITH

THE GOVERNMENT. Return to index of stories...


MEASLE SPIKE-VO


THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL ANNOUNCED A NEW RECORD.

IT'S NOT GOOD.

MEASLE CASES ARE THE HIGHEST SINCE 2001.

THE C-D-C SAYS ALMOST 290 MEASLES CASES HAVE BEEN REPORTED FROM JANUARY TO NOW.

90 PERCENT OF PATIENTS NEVER GOT THE MEASLES VACCINE.

THE LARGEST OUTBREAK HAPPENED IN AN AMISH COMMUNITY IN OHIO.

THE VIRUS IS HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS AND DEADLY. Return to index of stories...


SUMMER TRAVEL TAXES-trxOC VO


DON'T FORGET TO FACTOR IN TAXES AS YOU MAKE YOU SUMMER VACATION PLANS.

IF YOU VISIT CHICAGO, PLAN ON PAYING THE MOST TAX IN THE COUNTRY FOR LODGING AND FOOD - AVERAGING ABOUT 40-DOLLARS A DAY.

A WEEK WOULD COST YOU MORE THAN $282 DOLLARS IN TAXES ALONE.

NEW YORK CAME IN SECOND.

BOSTON THIRD.

BUT GET THIS.

THREE FLORIDA CITIES TOPPED THE LIST OF CITIES THAT CHARGED THE LEAST.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FORT MYERS AND WEST PALM BEACH. Return to index of stories...


DEBT COLLECTORS-VOTOPS


IF YOU'RE BEING HASSLED BY DEBT COLLECTORS, THERE ARE LEGAL OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO EASE THE PRESSURE.

IF YOU OWE THE DEBT, BUT SIMPLY MISSED A PAYMENT, ASK THE COMPANY TO REMOVE ANY PENALTY AND NOT REPORT THE ERROR TO CREDIT AGENCIES.

IF YOU DON'T OWE THE DEBT, EXPLAIN WHY AND KEEP TRACK OF WHO IS CALLING, AND THE DATES AND TIMES.

CONSUMERS CAN ALSO WRITE A LETTER ASKING A CREDITOR TO STOP CALLING.

HOWEVER, THAT DOES NOT MEAN THE CREDITOR WON'T COME AFTER SOMEONE WHO OWES THEM MONEY. Return to index of stories...


Tease 2-2SHOT


NEXT ON THE NEWS AT FIVE.

WE LEARN MORE IN A LEHIGH ACRES HOMICIDE CASE AS INVESTIGATORS CONTINUE THE SEARCH FOR A SUSPECT.

PLUS.

"MR. HILL, HEY, HEY! DON'T YOU TOUCH THAT CAMERA! HEY, MR. HILL, DID YOU SWALLOW ALL THAT COCAINE?

AN AIRLINE PILOT ACCUSED OF SMUGGLING DRUGS GETS ROUGH WITH A NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER.

NEW VIDEO FROM OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE. Return to index of stories...


1) ichabod avenue victim-VO


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2) COCAINE SMUGGLING PILOT-NATS VO


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WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 5:19:15


HIT TIME 5:19:15 AM

LENGTH 2:30 Return to index of stories...


5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Day Planner

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.

ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED STORMS TODAY

The last day of the work week starts rather warm. Temperatures are in the lower 70s and will warm to near 90 degrees this afternoon with some upper 80s at the beaches. We'll see a mix of sun and clouds this morning. By late morning clouds will be building and some downpours will be riding the east-southeasterly breeze across the state. This is a scenario very similar to yesterday; giving us isolated storms by midday and plenty of scattered storm activity through the afternoon. Some storms will be strong with gusty winds and heavy downpours. All of Southwest Florida is fair game to see rain today. Deeper inland areas will be favored early, but the the rains spread across toward the west-northwest. By the time the day is over, we'll end up with pockets of 2-3" rain totals; similar to the last couple of days. The storm activity will fade through the evening time frame and we'll see partly cloudy skies through the night.

We'll have another good rain chance on Saturday with plenty of scattered storms, some of which will start in the midday time frame. Storms tomorrow afternoon will likely be moving a bit more slowly and that could lead to some high rain totals in the heavier downpours.

A few afternoon storms stay in the forecast each day through the middle of next week with highs staying close to 90 degrees. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-NAVI


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-CLIPTOPS


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MED MARIJUANA-trxONCAM


BREAKING NEWS IN WASHINGTON ON THE ISSUE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

THE G-O-P CONTROLLED HOUSE HAS COME OUT IN FAVOR OF SUPPORTING STATES RIGHTS TO PERMIT THE USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

THE AMENDMENT CAME AS ALMOST HALF THE STATES HAVE LEGALIZED MARIJUANA FOR MEDICAL USES SUCH AS IMPROVING THE APPETITES OF CANCER PATIENTS UNDERGOING CHEMOTHERAPY.

OPPONENTS SAID THAT MARIJUANA IS REGULATED TOO LOOSELY BY THE STATES AND HAS NEGATIVE EFFECTS ON THE BRAIN. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DUI SENTENCE-OC, SS, OC


A CAPE CORAL MAN WILL SPEND 6 YEARS IN PRISON FOR A DEADLY DRUNKEN DRIVING ACCIDENT.

LAST SUMMER, WILLIAM SIDDONS SLAMMED INTO A MOTORCYCLIST ON DEL PRADO BOULEVARD NEAR VISCAYA PARKWAY.

JULIO TRIGUERO WAS RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL BUT DIED FROM HIS INJURIES.

SIDDONS WAS DRUNK AND REACHED SPEEDS AROUND 100 MILES AN HOUR.

HE PLEDED GUILTY TO DUI MANSLAUGHTER.

ONCE HE GETS OUT OF JAIL, HE'LL BE ON PROBATION FOR 9 MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


ICHABOD AVENUE VICTIM-SS-VO


INVESTIGATORS HAVE NOW IDENTIFIED THE MAN WHO DIED IN A LEHIGH ACRES SHOOTING TWO WEEKS AGO.

20 YEAR OLD IVAN SIMMONS WAS SHOT ON ICHABOD AVENUE SOUTH.

TWO OTHER PEOPLE WERE HURT IN THAT SHOOTING.

AND NO ONE HAS BEEN ARRESTED. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO FELON FIREARMS-SS


A CHARLOTEE COUNTY MAN -- ON PROBATION FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT -- NOW FACES MORE CHARGES.

DEPUTIES SAY THEY CAUGHT FREDERICK CUNNINGHAM WITH SEVERAL WEAPONS EARLIER THIS WEEK DURING A TRAFFIC STOP --INCLUDING THREE RIFLES AND TWO HANDGUNS.

DEPUTIES SAY THEY ALSO FOUND SEVERAL BOXES OF AMMUNITION.

THIS MORNING HE'S IN THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY JAIL WITHOUT BOND. Return to index of stories...


COCAINE SMUGGLING PILOT-OC NATVO


LISTEN TO THIS.

A COMMERCIAL PILOT ACCUSED OF SMUGGLING COCAINE THROUGH GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT IN HOUSTON, TEXAS. WAS LESS THAN THRILLED TO SEE NEWS CAMERAS OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE ON THURSDAY.

"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 RAFAEL HILL IS ACCUSED OF SMUGGLING NEARLY 150 GRAMS OF COCAINE IN HIS STOMACH WHILE IN HIS PILOT'S UNIFORM LAST WEEKEND.

THE SITUATION UNFOLDED WHEN HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL - APPARENTLY SOME OF THE BAGGIES HAS STARTED TO OPEN UP IN HIS STOMACH.

THE PILOT NEVER SLOWED DOWN FOR FURTHER COMMENTS. Return to index of stories...


ROTARY BRIDGE CLIMB-OC VO


IN AUSTRALIA.

A RECORD-BREAKING DAY ON SYDNEY'S ICONIC HARBOR BRIDGE.

MORE THAN 300 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL MEMBERS CLIMBED THE BRIDGE IN SUPPORT OF EFFORTS TO ERADICATE POLIO.

THEY SMASHED TWO WORLD RECORDS: ONE FOR THE MOST PEOPLE ON THE BRIDGE AND ONE FOR THE MOST NUMBER OF FLAGS FLOWN ON IT.

ROTARY'S INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION WILL BE HELD IN SYDNEY FROM JUNE FIRST THROUGH THE FOURTH. Return to index of stories...


ROTARY BRIDGE CLIMB-SOT VO


"This is just a real moment of history for Rotary, to launch the convention here in Sydney, for the End Polio Now Campaign, for the Sydney Harbor Bridge, for New South Wales and Sydney. What a fantastic moment to have two records broken."

ROTARY MEMBERS FROM OVER 150 COUNTRIES WILL BE IN SYDNEY FOR THE CONVENTION. Return to index of stories...


TEASE 3-2SHOT


THE START OF HURRICANE SEASON IS JUST DAYS AWAY.

AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE PREPARED.

WE'LL TELL YOU ABOUT A HURRICANE GUIDE WE HAVE COMING OUT THIS YEAR.

ALSO, DETAILS ON A TAX HOLIDAY FOR HURRICANE SUPPLIES.

AND STILL AHEAD.

THE STORY IS GOING VIRAL AS WE SPEAK.

DETAILS ON THE RETURN OF READING RAINBOW.

HOW IT HAPPENED, LITERALLY OVERNIGHT. Return to index of stories...


1) HURRICANE PREPS-VO


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2) READING RAINBOW-VOTOPS


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BREAK SIX 5:27:01 AM


HIT TIME 5:27:01 AM

LENGTH 2:37 Return to index of stories...


HEADLINES-trxTCMON (3)vo's


I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

IMAGES OF STORMS LIKE CHARLIE DO NOT FADE EASILY.

RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2, WE LOOK AHEAD TO HURRICANE SEASON 2014.

IT OFFICIALLY STARTS THIS WEEKEND.

AND WE'VE GOT EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET PREPARED IN THE EVENT OF A MAJOR STORM.

PLUS.

WE HAVE NEW INFORMATION ABOUT LAKE OKEECHOBEE THAT SUGGESTS A MORE POSITIVE OUTLOOK FOR RAINY SEASON.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT WE FOUND OUT THAT COULD MEAN CLEARER WATERS.

AND DID YOU SEE THIS.

THE GLASS DECK ON TOP OF THE WILLIS TOWER, CRACKS! - UNDERNEATH A GROUP OF TOURISTS.

WE'RE GOING TO HEAR THEM TALK ABOUT THOSE TERRIFYING MOMENTS HIGH ABOVE THE STREETS OF CHICAGO. Return to index of stories...


HL1) HURRICANE SEASON-vo 1


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HL2) LAKE O RELEASES-vo 2


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HL3) CHICAGO CRACKED CLASS-vo 3


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GOOD MORNING-trxVO IN PLAS to VO FULL


THANK YOU KRISTA.

GOOD MORNING EVERYONE, I'M CLAY MILLER.

ALSO THIS HALF HOUR - CHECK THIS OUT.

FIREFIGHTERS COME ACROSS A LITTER OF WOLF PUPS WHILE WORKING A WILDFIRE.

CALL IT A BONUS STORY RIGHT HERE ON THE NEWS AT 5:30.

WE'LL TELL YOU HOW CREWS DISCOVERED THEM.

YOU HAVE TO SEE IT.

BUT FIRST.

LETS GO TO CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB WITH A LOOK AT YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST.

HALEY. Return to index of stories...


5:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL


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.

ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED STORMS TODAY

The last day of the work week starts rather warm. Temperatures are in the lower 70s and will warm to near 90 degrees this afternoon with some upper 80s at the beaches. We'll see a mix of sun and clouds this morning. By late morning clouds will be building and some downpours will be riding the east-southeasterly breeze across the state. This is a scenario very similar to yesterday; giving us isolated storms by midday and plenty of scattered storm activity through the afternoon. Some storms will be strong with gusty winds and heavy downpours. All of Southwest Florida is fair game to see rain today. Deeper inland areas will be favored early, but the the rains spread across toward the west-northwest. By the time the day is over, we'll end up with pockets of 2-3" rain totals; similar to the last couple of days. The storm activity will fade through the evening time frame and we'll see partly cloudy skies through the night.

We'll have another good rain chance on Saturday with plenty of scattered storms, some of which will start in the midday time frame. Storms tomorrow afternoon will likely be moving a bit more slowly and that could lead to some high rain totals in the heavier downpours.

A few afternoon storms stay in the forecast each day through the middle of next week with highs staying close to 90 degrees. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-NAVI


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...


HURRICANE PREPS-TRX OC EAniBx


HURRICANE SEASON IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE READY.

NBC IS PARTERNING WITH FLORIDA WEEKLY TO PRODUCE A SPECIAL HURRICANE EDITION.

WE ALSO SENT NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY OUT THIS MORNING TO HOME DEPOT--- THAT IS JUST ONE LOCATION WHERE YOU CAN SAVE A LOT OF MONEY IN THE COMING WEEKS DURING FLORIDA'S UP COMING TAX HOLIDAY.

SAM GOOD MORNING Return to index of stories...


HURRICANE PREPS-REM


KRISTA CLAY GOOD MORNING--- WE ARE JUST DAYS AWAY FROM THE START OF HURRICANE SEASON. WE WERE SPARED LAST YEAR--- AND THIS YEAR THE OUTLOOK LOOKS LIKE WE WILL HAVE A BELOW AVERAGE YEAR AGAIN. BUT WE STILL NEED TO BE PREPARED. IT ONLY TAKES ONE STORM TO KNOCK US DOWN.

STARTING TOMORROW--- YOU CAN BUY EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR A STORM TAX FREE. ITS ESTIMATED TO SAVE SHOPPERS 20 MILLION DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT 9 DAYS.

THE BIG TICKET ITEMS WILL BE THE BEST BARGAIN. GENERATORS NORMALLY RUN ABOUT 750 DOLLARS. THAT SAVES YOU ABOUT 45 DOLLARS IN TAX.

THEY ARE USUALLY THE HARDEST TO FIND RIGHT BEFORE A STORM.

ALSO ON THE LIST

BATTERIES, FLASH LIGHTS, PORTABLE FUEL TANKS, FOOD COOLERS AND FIRST AID KITS AMONG MANY OTHERS.

TAX FREE SHOPPING BEGINS SATURDAY AND RUNS THROUGH JUNE 8TH.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS SS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


HURRICANE PREPS-Vidbox


ALSO ON THE LIST

BATTERIES, FLASH LIGHTS, PORTABLE FUEL TANKS, FOOD COOLERS AND FIRST AID KITS AMONG MANY OTHERS.

TAX FREE SHOPPING BEGINS SATURDAY AND RUNS THROUGH JUNE 8TH. Return to index of stories...


HURRICANE PREPS-SOT


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HURRICANE PREPS-REM


LIVE IN FORT MYERS SS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-OC VO


NBC-2 IS WORKING FOR DETAILS IN A LEE COUNTY BURGLARY WHER DEPUTIES ENDED UP FINDING A BODY.

IT HAPPENED ALONG QUEENS COURT IN LEHIGH ACRES YESTERDAY.

DEPUTIES SAY DONALD WHITE WAS SHOT AND KILLED.

NEIGHBORS HEARD THE GUNFIRE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-SOTVO


Sherry Geiger

Heard Gun Shots

:38 we heard screaming banding sound and then that was it:421:10 its only been a couple of months since they have been there 1:12

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAYS THE COMMUNITY'S NOT AT RISK THOUGH.

THEY CALL THIS ISOLATED --

AND SAY NO ONE'S ON THE RUN. Return to index of stories...


FATHER SON NARCOTICS BUST-oc ss


A FATHER SON DUO IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING DRUGS IN LEE COUNTY.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED THE PAIR.

THEY FOUND THOUSAND OF DOLLARS WORTH OF DRUGS ON ROBERT BARNES JUNIOR AND SENIOR.

DEPUTIES SEARCHED THEIR HOUSE ON MARION STREET IN FORT MYERS.

THEY TOOK COCAINE, CRACK, MOLLY AND MARIJUANA.

THEY ALSO FOUND THOUSANDS IN CASH, NUMEROUS GUNS AND AMMO. Return to index of stories...


SAN CARLOS PARK HOUSE FIRE-OC, VO


INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT CAUSED A FIRE THAT DESTROYED A SAN CARLOS PARK HOME YESTERDAY MORNING.

THE OWNERS OF THE PROPERTY WERE VACATIONING IN WEST VIRGINIA WHEN FLAMES ERUPTED.

THE HOUSE AND THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN ANTIQUES WERE DESTROYED.

A GROUNDSKEEPER, WHO LIVES NEARBY, HEARD AN EXPLOSION, SAW FLAMES AND CALLED 9-11. Return to index of stories...


SAN CARLOS PARK HOUSE FIRE-SOTVO


shannon Heldreth/Property Caretaker 21:16:43 I thought it was a transformer or something on a telephone poll that blew up at first. 21:16:48

HE TOLD US THE ENTIRE FRONT OF THE HOME WAS ON FIRE.

THE HOME IS A TOTAL LOSS. Return to index of stories...


FL SCHOOL PLOT PROBE-ONCAM


DEPUTIES IN CENTRAL FLORIDA ARE INVESTIGATING A POSSIBLE PLOT BY A MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT TO HARM SOME OF HIS TEACHERS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE STUDENT AT EAST RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL IN ORANGE COUNTY BROUGHT A KNIFE TO SCHOOL LAST WEEK AND HAD A BLACK BOOK DETAILING A PLOT TO KILL SOME OF HIS TEACHERS AND THEN HIMSELF.

THE STUDENT'S HOME WAS SEARCHED, NO OTHER WEAPONS WERE FOUND.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE STUDENT US UNDERGOING A MENTAL EVALUATION. Return to index of stories...


PERU COKE BUST WORLD CUP-trxOC VO


AUTHORITIES IN PERU SAY THEY FOUND NEARLY 13-HUNDRED POUNDS OF COCAINE IN THE JUNGLE AND THAT THE DRUGS WERE LIKELY DESTINED FOR BRAZIL AND THE WORLD CUP.

THIS IS VIDEO FROM THE RAID.

BRAZIL IS NOW THE SECOND LARGEST DRUG CONSUMING COUNTRY N THE WORLD AND

BECAUSE OF THE WORLD CUP, HE SAID, BRAZIL IS NOW VERY POPULAR FOR DRUG TRAFFICKERS.

THE 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP KICKS OFF JUNE 12TH. Return to index of stories...


FAKE WINE BUST-VOTOPS


LISTEN TO THIS.

ITALIAN POLICE SEIZED ABOUT 30-THOUSAND BOTTLES OF FAKE WINE.

THEY SAY THE WINE WAS FALSELY LABELED AS PRIZED OR PREMIUM.

ITALIAN AUTHORITIES SAY THEY HAVE VERY STRICT CONTROLS ON QUALITY PRODUCTS, ESPECIALLY WINES. Return to index of stories...


SHINESKI TO TALK TO VETS-trxOC VO


LOOKING AHEAD.

EMBATTLED VETERANS AFFAIRS SECRETARY ERIC SHINSEKI WILL ADDRESS A GATHERING OF VETS.

HE WILL SPEAK LATER THIS MORNING AT THE CONFERENCE OF THE NATIONAL COALITION OF HOMELESS VETERANS.

THE TWO-AND-A-HALF DAY EVENT OFFERS WORKSHOPS AND EXPERT PANELISTS TO SHARE INFORMATION AND RESOURCES AIMED AT HELPING HOMELESS VETERANS.

THIS COMES AS MORE AND MORE SENATORS ARE CALLING FOR SHINSEKI'S RESIGNATION IN THE WAKE OF A GROWING SCANDAL FIRST DISCOVERED AT THE V-A HOSPITAL IN PHOENIX. Return to index of stories...


GUNS AND MENTAL HEALTH-VOTOPS


MEANTIME, ON CAPITOL HILL, MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION TASK FORCE WILL HOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE.

SEVERAL REPRESENTATIVES ARE BACKING MAJOR MENTAL HEALTH AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEGISLATION AIMED AT REDUCING AND PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE.

NEW YORK CONGRESSMAN JOE CROWLEY AND CONNECTICUT CONGRESSWOMAN ELIZABETH ESTY. ARE AMONG THOSE EXPECTED TO ATTEND. Return to index of stories...


LA GOP CONFERENCE-trxOC VO


THE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE KICKED OFF IN NEW ORLEANS THIS EVENING.

THE THREE-DAY EVENT IS EXPECTED TO DRAW SOME OF THE GOP'S MOST RECOGNIZED FACES.

SARA PALIN THERE.

THEY ALSO HAD GUEST PHIL ROBERTSON FROM THE HIT SHOW DUCK DYNASTY.

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN REINCE PRIEBUS RALLIED ATTENDEES WITH THE OPENING SPEECH. Return to index of stories...


LA GOP CONFERENCE-SOT VO


We can't be a national party that shows up once every four years, five months before an election. We can't be a national party that's become a Uhaul trailer of cash for a presidential nominee.

THIS WEEKEND'S SPEAKERS INCLUDE FORMER SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE NEWT GINGRICH, U-S SENATOR TED CRUZ, LOUISIANA GOVERNOR BOBBY JINDAL AND SARAH PALIN, TO NAME A FEW. Return to index of stories...


MINIVAN MOM BOND LOWERED-OC VO


IN DAYTONA BEACH.

A JUDGE DRAMATICALLY REDUCED BOND FOR A WOMAN ACCUSED OF DRIVING HER CHILDREN INTO THE OCEAN.

EBONY WILKERSON TOOK THE STAND THURSDAY.

SHE'S CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER IN THE MARCH INCIDENT IN DAYTONA BEACH.

HER PSYCHIATRIST TESTIFIED THAT SHE IS NO LONGER A DANGER TO HERSELF AND OTHERS AND NO LONGER HAS RELIGIOUS DELUSIONS.

BOND WAS CUT FROM 1-POINT-2-MILLION DOLLARS, DOWN TO 90-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


LAKE O RELEASES-trx oc vo


LAKE OKEECHOBEE IS NOW AT ITS LOWEST LEVEL IN TWO YEARS.

THAT COULD BE CRUCIAL AS WE START RAINY SEASON.

RIGHT NOW, LAKE IS JUST UNDER 12 AND A HALF FEET.

THAT IS NINE INCHES LOWER THAN THIS TIME LAST YEAR.

THAT HOPEFULLY MEANS THE U-S ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WON'T RELEASE SO MUCH WATER INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER THIS SUMMER.

LAST SUMMER -- THE UNPRECEDENTED RELEASES TAINTED THE WATER ALONG THE LEE COUNTY SHORELINE. Return to index of stories...


READING RAINBOW RETURNS-trxOTS OC VO OC


THIS IS DEFINITELY A STORY YOU WILL HEAR MORE ABOUT TODAY.

READING RAINBOW AIRED FROM 1983 AND WAS CANCELLED IN 2006 TO THE DISAPPOINTMENT OF MANY.

RERUNS HAVE AIRED SINCE.

BUT NOW.THE SHOW, HOSTED BY NONE OTHER THAN LEVAR BURTON ALSO OF STAR TREK FAME, LOOKS TO MAKE A FULL RETURN IN A WEB BASED FORMAT.

THE AMAZING PART OF THE STORY IS THE AMMOUNT OF SUPPORT THAT CAME POURING IN IN JUST THE LAST DAY AND A HALF.

THE READING RAINBOW TEAM WENT TO KICKSTARTER ASKING FOR DONATIONS, AND IN 12-HOURS TIME, HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


READING RAINBOW RETURNS-NATVOTOPS


LeVar Burton and team watch kickstart hit 1 million dollars

LEVAR BURTON AND HIS TEAM MEMBERS WATCHED AS DONATIONS FOR SHOW'S RETURN BREACHED 1 MILLION DOLLARS.

AND THIS MORNING.

THAT NUMBER IS TOPPING 2 AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS.

BURTON HIMSELF GAVE A HEARTFELT THANK-YOU AND POSTED IT TO YOUTUBE. Return to index of stories...


READING RAINBOW RETURNS-SOT VO


" I am overwhelmed.thank you so much..It's unbelievabel, actually its very believable, thank you so much."

THE KICKSTART PAGE IS STILL ACTIVE, AND THERE AREN'T ANY DEFINED DATES ON WHEN THE SHOW WILL BEGIN.

BUT WE KNOW THAT IT WILL BE WEB BASED WITH THE GOAL OF REACHING CLASSROOMS AROUND THE COUNTRY AND ALL OVER THE WORLD.

THERE'S AN INTERACTIVE SIDE TOO, WITH APPS AVAILABLE IN THE ITUNES AND ANDROID MARKETS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE 4-2SHOT


IT'S COULD BE THE BIGGEST THRILL. HIGH ABOUT THE CHICAGO SKYLINE. SO IMAGINE THIS HAPPENED WHEN YOU STEPPED OUT ONTO THAT COOL GLASS LEDGE.

NATS: "It's about to fall right through, you can hear the cracking!" CRACKLE

WE'LL SHOW YOU WHAT HAPPENED NEXT.AND WHETHER THIS IS A BIG THREAT FOR FUTURE VISITS TO THE FORMER SEARS TOWER. Return to index of stories...


1) CHICACO CLASS ROOM CRACK-SOT VO


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FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK SEVEN 5:39:23 AM


HIT TIME 5:39:23 AM

LENGTH 2:37 Return to index of stories...


5:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:42 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.

ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED STORMS TODAY

The last day of the work week starts rather warm. Temperatures are in the lower 70s and will warm to near 90 degrees this afternoon with some upper 80s at the beaches. We'll see a mix of sun and clouds this morning. By late morning clouds will be building and some downpours will be riding the east-southeasterly breeze across the state. This is a scenario very similar to yesterday; giving us isolated storms by midday and plenty of scattered storm activity through the afternoon. Some storms will be strong with gusty winds and heavy downpours. All of Southwest Florida is fair game to see rain today. Deeper inland areas will be favored early, but the the rains spread across toward the west-northwest. By the time the day is over, we'll end up with pockets of 2-3" rain totals; similar to the last couple of days. The storm activity will fade through the evening time frame and we'll see partly cloudy skies through the night.

We'll have another good rain chance on Saturday with plenty of scattered storms, some of which will start in the midday time frame. Storms tomorrow afternoon will likely be moving a bit more slowly and that could lead to some high rain totals in the heavier downpours.

A few afternoon storms stay in the forecast each day through the middle of next week with highs staying close to 90 degrees. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION PROJECT?

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


CA: SANTA FE SPRINGS RECYCLE FIRE-trxVOTOPS


NEW VIDEO THIS MORNING.

A RECYCLING PLANT IN CALIFORNIA CAUGHT FIRE AND BURNED WELL INTO THE NIGHT.

ACCORDING TO THE COMPANY'S WEBSITE THEY ARE IN THE BUSINESS OF BUYING AND SELLING WASTE PAPER.

THE TWO-AND-A-HALF-ACRE SITE IS SOME 15-MILES SOUTHEAST OF DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES. Return to index of stories...


TANKER TRUCK FIRE-TRX-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

FIREFIGHTERS IN Geary, OKLAHOMA HAD THEIR HANDS FULL LAST NIGHT.

TWO LARGE TRUCKS, BOTH CARRYING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, COLLIDED ON A HIGHWAY.

ONE TRUCK WAS HAULING FUEL-

THE OTHER WAS TRANSPORTING HYDROCHLORIC ACID.

ONE PERSON WAS KILLED.

A SECOND ESCAPED WITH MINOR INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


Q LIFE CENTER MORTAGE-OC-VO


THE QUALITY OF LIFE CENTER HAS REASON TO CELIBATE.

WE'VE JUST LEARNED IT'S PAID IT'S 900-THOUSAND DOLLAR OVERDUE MORTGAGE.

THE CENTER WHICH HELPS DISADVANTAGED YOUTH CAME VERY CLOSE TO DEFAULTING ON IT'S LOAN.

BUT-

AS WE TOLD YOU LAST MONTH --

THE FORT MYERS CITY COUNCIL AGREED TO PAY 235-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND.

FORT MYERS BUSINESSES ALSO HELD FUNDRAISERS.

AND MAGIC JOHNSON GAVE A LARGE DONATION.

AS A THANK-YOU --

THE QUALITY LIFE CENTER WILL HOST A RECEPTION JUNE 10TH. Return to index of stories...


ALTERED YEARBOOK PICS-VO


SOME FEMALE STUDENTS AT A UTAH HIGH SCHOOL SAY THEY'RE FURIOUS ABOUT CHANGES MADE TO THEIR YEARBOOK PHOTOS.

THEY SAY THE PICTURES WERE EDITED TO SHOW LESS SKIN - WITHOUT THEIR KNOWLEDGE.

IN SOME PICTURES SLEEVES HAD BEEN ADDED, IN OTHERS THE NECKLINE WAS RAISED

IN ONE CASE TWO GIRLS WERE WEARING THE SAME TOP.

ONLY ONE OF THEM HAD THEIR PICTURE EDITED. Return to index of stories...


ALTERED YEARBOOK PICS-SOTVO


"I was upset because my shirt was a cream color and the color of the coverup was completely white. It looked like whiteout on my skin"

STUDENTS SAY THEY KNEW THEY WERE BREAKING THE SCHOOLS DRESS CODE.

BUT THEY WOULD HAVE LIKED THE OPTION TO CHANGE CLOTHES INSTEAD OF THIS.

THE SCHOOL SAYS IT ONLY APOLOGIZE FOR NOT BEING MORE CONSISTENT WITH THE EDITING. Return to index of stories...


WILLIS TOWER CRACKED GLASS-trxVOTOPS OC


CRACKING THE GLASS CEILING IS ONE THING - CRACKING THE GLASS FLOOR IS ANOTHER!

THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED TO A GROUP OF PEOPLE AT CHICAGO'S WILLIS TOWER.

IT'S THE WINDY CITY'S TALLEST BUILDING - STANDING AT MORE THAN 14-HUNDRED FEET.

OUR NICK CILETTI IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO RIGHT NOW WITH MORE ON THE SCARE. Return to index of stories...


WILLIS TOWER CRACKED GLASS-PLASMA


A GROUP OF GUYS WERE ON AN ATTRACTION KNOWN AS "THE LEDGE." - WHICH PUTS YOU RIGHT AT THE EDGE OF THE WILLIS TOWER - 103 STORIES UP.

YOU CAN IMAGINATION - THAT EXPERIENCE IN ITSELF CAN BE PRETTY SCARY - BUT WHEN THE GLASS FLOOR YOU'RE ON STARTS CRACKING UNDERNEATH YOU - IT BECOMES A DIFFERENT SITUATION. Return to index of stories...


WILLIS TOWER CRACKED GLASS-VO


WEDNESDAY NIGHT - ALEJANDRO GARIBAY AND HIS COUSINS WERE ON THE LEDGE WHEN SUDDENLY.ONE AND A HALF INCHES OF GLASS BETWEEN HIM IN THE ABYSS BELOW STARTED TO CRACK.

THEY WOULD BE THE LEDGE'S LAST VISITORS.

A WILLIS TOWER SPOKESPERSON SAYS THE CRACK WAS ONLY IN THE GLASS' PROTECTIVE COATING AND THERE WAS NO STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO THE RIDE.

CREWS WERE THERE THURSDAY TO REPAIR THAT COATING.

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WILLIS TOWER CRACKED GLASS-SOT


SOT: A MILLION THINGS WENT THROUGH MY MIND, FIRST OFF IS, GET OFF IMMEDIATELY. AT THAT SECOND YOU FEEL LIKE YOU'RE GOING TO FALL.

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WILLIS TOWER CRACKED GLASS-PLASMA


I DID SOME DIGGING THIS MORNING AND FOUND OUT THE RIDE WILL BE BACK OPEN TODAY FOR ANYONE WHO DARES TO DANGLE 103 STORIES UP. Return to index of stories...


NEW DRAGON SPACECRAFT-trxOC VO


SPACE-X UNVEILS ITS NEXT GENERATION SPACECRAFT.

THE DRAGON V-2 IS DESIGNED TO CARRY UP TO SEVEN ASTRONAUTS INTO ORBIT.

COMPANY C-E-O ELON MUSK SAYS THE DRAGON V-2 IS SAFER THAN EVER WITH AUTOMATIC FEATURES THAT DETECT ANY LAUNCH OR LANDING PROBLEMS. Return to index of stories...


NEW DRAGON SPACECRAFT-SOT VO


even in the event that the propulsion system is not working and even after starting the propulsion system, it can afford to lose up to two engines and still land safely.

SPACE-X DRAGON ONE WAS THE FIRST PRIVATELY OWNED CRAFT TO FERRY CARGO TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION.

DRAGON TWO SHOULD PUT AMERICANS BACK IN THE MANNED SPACE RACE AND HELP END U-S DEPENDENCE ON RUSSIA'S SOYUZ SPACECRAFT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE 5-2SHOT


TIME NOW_____ WE'VE PULLED PRANKS FROM TIME TO TIME IN OUR CHILDHOOD,

BUT ONE IN THE CAPE RECENTLY REALLY BAD. WHY THIS ONE COULD OF TURNED DEADLY.

PLUS, RESUCED FROM THE LAST FRONTIER. WOLF PUPS PULLED FROM THE ASHES IN ALASKA. Return to index of stories...


1) CAPE CORAL PRANKS-VO


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2) WOLF PUPS-VOTOPS


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FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK EIGHT 5:49:40 AM


HIT TIME 5:49:40 AM

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5:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:52 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.

ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED STORMS TODAY

The last day of the work week starts rather warm. Temperatures are in the lower 70s and will warm to near 90 degrees this afternoon with some upper 80s at the beaches. We'll see a mix of sun and clouds this morning. By late morning clouds will be building and some downpours will be riding the east-southeasterly breeze across the state. This is a scenario very similar to yesterday; giving us isolated storms by midday and plenty of scattered storm activity through the afternoon. Some storms will be strong with gusty winds and heavy downpours. All of Southwest Florida is fair game to see rain today. Deeper inland areas will be favored early, but the the rains spread across toward the west-northwest. By the time the day is over, we'll end up with pockets of 2-3" rain totals; similar to the last couple of days. The storm activity will fade through the evening time frame and we'll see partly cloudy skies through the night.

We'll have another good rain chance on Saturday with plenty of scattered storms, some of which will start in the midday time frame. Storms tomorrow afternoon will likely be moving a bit more slowly and that could lead to some high rain totals in the heavier downpours.

A few afternoon storms stay in the forecast each day through the middle of next week with highs staying close to 90 degrees. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI


CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

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


WOLF PUPS RESCUED-trxOC VO


A WILDFIRE IN ALASKA HAS BURNED NEARLY 200-THOUSAND ACRES. BUT SEVERAL WOLF PUPS ARE NOW SAFE AFTER FIREFIGHTERS RESCUE THEM.

ONE FIREFIGHTER CAPTURED THIS VIDEO OF CREWS HOLDING AND HELPING THE WOLF PUPS.

THEY RESCUED FIVE BUT ONE DIDN'T SURVIVE.

ANOTHER ONE HAD TO HAVE A PORCUPINE QUILL TAKEN OUT OF ITS EYE.

RESCUERS GAVE THE WOLF PUPS SUGAR WATER TO HELP WITH HYDRATION.

THE FIREFIGHTER WHO SHOT THE VIDEO SAYS IT WAS THE FEMALE CUB THAT GOT FIREFIGHTERS TO AID IN THE RESCUE. Return to index of stories...


WOLF PUPS RESCUED-SOT VO


"The little one that was coming out was asking for her. the little female? We thought she was the smart one."

THEY ARE NOW AT THE ALASKA ZOO FOR EVALUATION.

THEY ARE BELIEVED TO BE ABOUT FIVE WEEKS OLD. Return to index of stories...


SINKHOLE AT WINTER HAVEN PUBLIX-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

A SINKHOLE OPENED UP IN A PUBLIX PARKING LOT IN WINTER yesterday.

IT'S ABOUT 30 FEET WIDE AND FIVE FEET DEEP.

SINCE IT ONLY DAMAGED THE PARKING LOT- THE STORE WAS STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS.

THE PROPERTY OWNERS HAVE CALLED IN GEOLOGISTS TO FIGURE OUT WHAT'S CAUSING IT. AND HOW IT CAN BE FIXED. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL PRANKS-VO


IT'S A JOKE THAT COULD HAVE TURNED DEADLY.

WITNESSES TELL NBC 2 TWO TEENS PUT A CAR BUMPER IN THE MIDDLE OF A CAPE CORAL STREET.

IT HAPPENED ON DEL PRADO BOULEVARD AND SOUTHEAST SECOND STREET.

WE'RE TOLD THE BOYS HID BEHIND SOME BUSHES TO SEE WHAT WOULD HAPPEN NEXT.

WITHIN A COUPLE OF MINUTES THERE WAS AN ACCIDENT INVOLVING TWO CARS.

JENNIE SIMPSON WITNESSED THE CRASH-- SHE HOPES THE KIDS ARE HELD RESPONSIBLE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL PRANKS-SOTVO


Jennie Simpson, witness

9:03-9:14 "if they are going to do it now and they are going to watch it happen, knowing this is a busy intersection. Lots of traffic. Lots of people watching and they aren't gonna get caught this time, they are going walk away thinking they can continue to do it and they are going to get better at it. "

POLICE ARE STILL LOOKING FOR THE TWO BOYS.

THEY COULD FACE FELONY CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S COMING UP AT 6-CLIPTOPS


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1) I75 WRONG WAY DRIVER-PLASMA-VO


INCLUDING BREAKING NEWS ON WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN A A MAJOR MESS ON I-75.

DEPUTIES JUST HAPPENED TO RUN ACROSS A WOMAN DRIVING THE WRONG WAY DOWN I-75. RIGHT BEFORE SHE LOST CONTROL AND CRASHED!

WE ARE LIVE ON SCENE GETTING THE REAL STORY HERE. Return to index of stories...


2) MEDICAL MARIJUANA-VOTOPS


AND MORE BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT --- ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

THE REPUBLICAN CONTROLLED HOUSE JUST HELD A RATHER SURPRISING VOTE ON THE ISSUE, THROWING MAJOR SUPPORT BEHIND HALF OF STATES ALREADY ALLOWING IT. Return to index of stories...


3) SPELLING BEE-SOTVOTOPS


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AND CAPE CORAL'S OWN JACOB WILLIAMSON IS MAKING HUGE HEADLINES THIS MORNING AFTER APPEARING IN THE NATIONAL SPELLING BEE --- THERE'S EVEN A NEW VIRAL MUSIC OUT THIS MORNING FEATURING HIM!

JOIN US AT THE TOP OF THE HOUR! Return to index of stories...


END OF SHOW-OMNI TOPS


A LIVE LOOK RIGHT NOW AT-- , SHOWING --

NBC2 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB WILL BE LIVE WITH AN UPDATE TO YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE TWOS AT 6-02. Return to index of stories...


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HIT TIME 5:57:50 AM Return to index of stories...