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ANCHOR SUPERS HL3) FMPD AMBUSH VEHICLE-TRX-VO
DIRECTORS PAGE GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH
HEADLINES 6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL
HL1) I75 CRASH-TRX-VO TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT
HL2) MISSING WOMAN-TRX-VO TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
HL3) BELMONT STAKES-TRX-NATSVO MISSING WOMAN-TRX-OC-SS-VO-SS
GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-OTS-VO
6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL I75 DEPUTY INVOLVED CRASH-TRX-VO
TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT LELY TEACHER KISS-OC-VO
TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC MEMORIAL DAY SHOOTING-OC-SS
I75 DEPUTY INVOLVED CRASH-TRX-OC-VO FAMILY DOLLAR ROBBERY-TRX-OC-VO
MISSING WOMAN-TRX-OC-SS-OBX BEAR UPDATE-OC-VO-SS
MISSING WOMAN-LIVE U BURNED DOG-OC-VO
MISSING WOMAN hounds-VO-WIPE BURNED DOG-SOTVO
MISSING WOMAN-VO-SS FMPD AMBUSH VEHICLE-TRX-2SH ANIBOXTOPS
MISSING WOMAN-LIVE U FMPD AMBUSH VEHICLE-LIVE U
STATEN ISLAND FIRE-TRX-OC-VO-SS FMPD AMBUSH VEHICLE-VO
I75 DIRECT CONNECT-OC-SS FMPD AMBUSH VEHICLE-LIVE U
SANIBEL PRESCRIBED BURN-OC-SS QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO
CANADA SHOOTING-OC-SOTVO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
CANADA SHOOTING-SOTVO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
BERGDAHL BACKLASH-TRX-VO IN PLASMA 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
BERGDAHL BACKLASH-SOTVO, PLASMA 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
AFGHANISTAN COUPLE-OC-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
STERLING SELLS CLIPPERS-OC-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
STOCKS-TRX-CG TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BELMONT SIGHTS AND SOUNDS-OC-SOTVO-SS HOARDING FOLO-VO IN PLASMA
SWFL SCHOOLS OUT-2SHOT FREE FISHING WEEKENDS-OC-VO
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO FREE FISHING WEEKENDS-SOTVO
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL STANLEY CUP FINALS ON NBC2-OC-NATSVO-WIPE
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 NBA FINALS START TODAY-VOTOPS
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP WADE REAX-SOTTOPS
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SOTVO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC NATL DONUT DAY TOMORROW-2SHOT
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
MILITARY PLANE CRASH-SOTVOTOPS-PLASMA NBC2 WEATHER APP TEASE-TRX-SS
SANIBEL CAUSEWAY-OC-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
CAPE FIRE TV SHOW-OC-SS (2) BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
BONITA BEACH RD POWER-OC-VO TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
LEHIGH BREAK IN-TRX-OC-VIDBOX 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
HOUSE FLIPPERS-OC-VO-WIPE 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
TX POPULATION SIGN-VOTOPS TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
KANSAS TRAIN CAR BLOWN BY WIND-TRX-VO-WIPE TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
KY SUPERCELL-VOTOPS HUGO, CO TORNADO-OC-TRX-VO
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO HUGO, CO TORNADO-SOTVO
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 PANDA PRESERVE-OC-VO
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS GMAIL SECURITY-OTS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-3SHOT GM INVESTIGATION-OTS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX GRX-WX WALL MARRIAGE SALARY-OTS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS MISSING WOMAN-SSTOPS-VO
DON ZIMMER-OC-SOTVO TS I75 DEPUTY INVOLVED CRASH-VOTOPS
NFL ROMAN NUMERALS-OC-VO TS MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-VOTOPS
tease missing woman-TRX-SS-VO TS BEAR UPDATE-VOTOPS
tease fmpd ambush vehicle-TRX-VO-WIPE TS FMPD MRAP VEHICLE-VOTOPS
PHARRELL ON TODAY-SOTVOTOPS NBC2 WEB AND FB TEASE-MITTO
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL1) MISSING WOMAN-TRX-SS-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
HL2) I75 CRASH-TRX-VO GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES


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HL1) I75 CRASH-TRX-VO


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ----

A MULTIPLE VEHICLE CRASH ALONG I-75 INVOLVING A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY WHO HAD JUST PULLED SOMEONE OVER FOR SUSPECT D-U-I.

NBC-2 UPDATING THE SITUATION FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE. Return to index of stories...


HL2) MISSING WOMAN-TRX-VO


PLUS, THE NBC-2 INVESTIGATORS ON THE TRAIL OF A MISSING TOURIST ---

ALL NEW VIDEO OF BLOODHOUNDS SEARCHING OVERNIGHT ---

WE'RE WORKING OUR SOURCES TO FIND OUT WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THE WOMAN, DETAILS IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL3) BELMONT STAKES-TRX-NATSVO


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AND, THIS MORNING THE STAGE IS SET!

DOES CALIFORNIA CHROME HAVE A DATE WITH DESTINY AND WILL HISTORY BE MADE?

NBC-2 NEWS TODAY STARTS RIGHT NOW! Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH


GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

I'M STACEY DEFFENBAUGH.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

NBC-2 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING A SHORT BREAK FROM THE RAIN. Return to index of stories...


6:00 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. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT


AND HOW ARE THE ROADS AS YOU WAKE UP.

NICK HAS YOUR NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


I75 DEPUTY INVOLVED CRASH-TRX-OC-VO


AN UPDATE NOW ON BREAKING NEWS WE BROUGHT YOU LATE LAST NIGHT.

A PORTION OF I-75 NORTHBOUND AT MILE MARKER 128 IN FORT MYERS, IS ALL CLEAR AND OPEN FOR YOUR MORNING DRIVE.

THE NORTHBOUND LANES FROM CORKSCREW ROAD TO ALICO ROAD WERE CLOSED FOR A FEW HOURS OVERNIGHT, BECAUSE OF A 3 CAR CRASH.

A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY HAD PULLED OVER A SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER-

WHEN ANOTHER CAR CRASHED INTO THE BACK OF THE UNMARKED POLICE CAR.

TWO PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


MISSING WOMAN-TRX-OC-SS-OBX


DEVELOPING AT 6:00 O'CLOCK --- POLICE ARE EXPANDING THEIR SEARCH FOR A MISSING TOURIST.

POLICE SAY 79 YEAR OLD IRENE szurant WAS LAST SEEN AT A MOVIE AT THE EDISON AND FORD WINTER ESTATES.

HER FAMILY SAYS SHE WALKED AWAY-- AND NEVER CAME BACK

A MASSIVE SEARCH WAS UNDERWAY LAST EVENING, BUT TURNED UP NOTHING.

NOW ITS EXPANDING. NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE ALONG THE CALOOSHATCHIE WITH THE LATEST.

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MISSING WOMAN-LIVE U


DOZENS SEARCHED BY LAND AIR AND SEA FROM THE MID POINT BRIDGE TO DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS-- BEFORE MOVING SOUTH. Return to index of stories...


MISSING WOMAN hounds-VO-WIPE


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS VIDEO FROM 1 THIS MORNING- POLICE AND A TEAM OF BLOOD HOUNDS SEARCHED THE FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH AT COLONIAL AND SUMMERLIN.

ITS NOT KNOWN WHAT LED POLICE THERE OR IF THEY FOUND ANYTHING THAT MIGHT HELP THEM SOLVE THIS. Return to index of stories...


MISSING WOMAN-VO-SS


IT WAS ORIGINALLY BELEIVED SHE MAY HAVE FALLEN IN THE CALOOSHATCHIE, BUT THAT SEARCH TURNED UP NOTHING.

HERE IS A PICTURE OF HER ONCE AGAIN, TAKE A GOOD LOOK.

IRENE WAS LAST SEEN WEARING THIS FLORAL PRINT OUTFIT.

SHE RECENTLY HAD A STROKE AND ONLY SPEAKS POLISH. Return to index of stories...


MISSING WOMAN-LIVE U


IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING IRENE YOU ARE ASKED TO CALL POLICE.

LIVE ALONG THE RIVER SS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


STATEN ISLAND FIRE-TRX-OC-VO-SS


BREAKING INTO OUR NEWSROOM RIGHT NOW --- 200 FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDING TO A RAGING FIRE ON STATEN ISLAND.

NBC OUT OF NEW YORK REPORTING AT LEAST 29 PEOPLE WERE HURT IN A FIVE-ALARM FIRE THAT GUTTED AN APARTMENT BUILDING EARLY THIS MORNING AND FORCED A FATHER TO THROW HIS TWO YOUNG CHILDREN OUT OF A SECOND-FLOOR WINDOW!

THE HOUSE WAS FULLY-INVOLVED WHEN CREWS ARRIVED.

FIREFIGHTERS HELPED THE FATHER OUT OF THE BUILDING.

OF THE 29 WHO WERE HURT, SIX WERE CHILDREN AND 18 WERE FIREFIGHTERS, OFFICIALS SAY. ALL ARE EXPECTED TO SURVIVE, BUT SOME ARE SERIOUSLY INJURED.

NO ONE IS EXPECTED TO DIE FROM THEIR INJURIES, BUT SOME ARE SERIOUSLY HURT.

IT'S NOT CLEAR HOW THE FIRE STARTED. Return to index of stories...


I75 DIRECT CONNECT-OC-SS


NOW TO AN NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

EARLY THIS MORNING CREWS RE-OPENED THE OUTSIDE LANE OF TERMINAL ACCESS ROAD.

THAT'S THE ROAD HEADING TO THE AIRPORT.

WORKERS WERE INSTALLING LIGHT POLES OVERNIGHT.

IT'S PART OF ONGOING CONSTRUCTION TO CONNECT THE AIRPORT WITH THE INTERSTATE. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL PRESCRIBED BURN-OC-SS


A HEADS UP IF YOU SEE SMOKE COMING FROM SANIBEL TODAY.

IF CONDITIONS ARE RIGHT, THERE WILL BE A PRESCRIBED BURN OF THE CENTER TRACT PRESERVE.

IT'S TO PREVENT WILDFIRES.

SO YOU MAY SEE OR SMELL SMOKE.

IF YOU'RE SENSITIVE TO IT, YOU SHOULD KEEP YOUR WINDOWS CLOSED AND STAY INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


CANADA SHOOTING-OC-SOTVO


NOW TO BIG STORIES MAKING INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES AS YOU WAKE UP---

A GUNMAN SHOOTS FIVE POLICE OFFICERS IN CANADA, KILLING THREE OF THEM.

THE SHOTS WERE FIRED IN THE PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK, WHICH BORDERS MAINE.

AND THE SEARCH FOR THE SUSPECT CARRIED INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

"Do you see him?"

"oh!"

A WOMAN IN MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK, POSTED THIS CHILLING VIDEO ON HER FACEBOOK PAGE.

IT SHOWS SOME OF THE INITIAL CHAOS AS A GUNMAN ROAMS THE NEIGHBORHOOD.AND OPENS FIRE ON A CANADIAN POLICE OFFICER. Return to index of stories...


CANADA SHOOTING-SOTVO


"Oh, my god! Call 911!"

"While responding to a call of an armed man in the north end of the city of Moncton, three of Codiac R-C-M-P officers were shot and killed. Two other officers were also injured, but their life is not threatened at this time."

THE ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE TWEETED THIS PHOTO OF AN ARMED SUSPECT, A MAN WEARING FATIGUES AND CARRYING TWO RIFLES.

THEY IDENTIFIED HIM AS 24-YEAR-OLD JUSTIN BOURQUE.

RESIDENTS WERE WARNED TO LOCK THEIR DOORS, AND TO LEAVE THEIR OUTSIDE LIGHTS ON AS POLICE LOOKED FOR THE GUNMAN. Return to index of stories...


BERGDAHL BACKLASH-TRX-VO IN PLASMA


NOW TO THE LATEST DEVELOPEMNTS, AS THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS UNDER FIRE FOR ORCHESTRATING THE EXCHANGE OF TALIBAN PRISONERS FOR AN AMERICAN P-O-W WITHOUT ASKING CONGRESS FIRST.

NOW THEY'RE TRYING TO SHOW LAWMAKERS WHY IT WAS SO URGENT, WHY PRESIDENT OBAMA DIDN'T HAVE TIME TO MAKE A PHONE CALL.

IN A VIDEO SHOWN TO CONGRESS BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, LAWMAKERS SAY BOWE BERGDAHL APPEARED TIRED, IMPAIRED, SICK, BARELY RESPONSIVE - PERHAPS DRUGGED.

SOME LAWMAKERS AGREED: IT WAS ENOUGH TO JUSTIFY PRESIDENT OBAMA'S QUICK ORDER TO GET BERGDAHL OUT - WITHOUT CONSULTING CONGRESS FIRST.

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BERGDAHL BACKLASH-SOTVO, PLASMA


West Virginia :27-:32

"That did not sell me at all. The proof of life is based on five months ago-December. At that time he was impaired."

SENATORS BRIEFED BY THE ADMINISTRATION ARE ALSO CONCERNED ABOUT THE FIVE TALIBAN LEADERS RELEASED IN EXCHANGE FOR SGT. BERGDAHL.

CITING SECURITY CONCERNS, BERGDAHL'S HOMETOWN CANCELLED A BIG CELEBRATION PLANNED FOR LATER THIS MONTH.

WE STILL DON'T KNOW WHEN BERGDAHL WILL BE HOME. Return to index of stories...


AFGHANISTAN COUPLE-OC-VO


NOW TO ANOTHER STORY OF AN AMERICAN BEING HELD CAPTIVE.

TWO FAMILIES ARE NOW MAKING VIDEOS PUBLIC, BECAUSE OF THE PUBLICITY SURROUNDING THE RESCUE OF ARMY SERGEANT BOWE BERGDAHL.

AN AMERICAN WOMAN, THEN PREGNANT, VANISHED IN AFGHANISTAN IN 2012 WITH HER CANADIAN HUSBAND.

HER FAMILY RECEIVED VIDEOS SHOWING THE COUPLE IN CAPTIVITY.

THE VIDEOS NOW HAVE BEEN PROVIDED TO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

ON CAMERA, CAITLAN COLEMAN CALLS ON THE U.S. GOVERNMENT TO HELP FREE HER, HER BABY AND HUSBAND JOSHUA BOYLE FROM TALIBAN CAPTORS.

U.S. OFFICIALS CONSIDER THE VIDEOS AUTHENTIC. Return to index of stories...


STERLING SELLS CLIPPERS-OC-VO


A BIG HEADLINE AS YOU WAKE UP ---

THE DONALD STERLING-CLIPPERS SAGA APPEARS TO COME TO A CLOSE.

AFTER THREATENING TO FILE A $1 BILLION DOLLAR LAWSUIT AGAINST THE NBA, STERLING HAS AGREED TO FOREGO LEGAL ACTION AGAINST THE LEAGUE AND HAS AGREED TO SELL THE CLIPPERS TO FORMER MICROSOFT C-E-O STEVE BALLMER.

ACCORDING TO STERLING'S ATTORNEY, THE DECISION TO DROP THE LAWSUIT AGAINST THE NBA WAS PART OF A LARGER DEAL IN WHICH THE NBA ALSO AGREED NOT TO SUE STERLING IN RETURN.

HE'S SELLING THE TEAM FOR $2 BILLION.

HE BOUGHT IN 1981 FOR $12 MILLION. Return to index of stories...


STOCKS-TRX-CG


WE'LL BE WATCHING THE MARKETS CLOSELY WHEN THEY OPEN LATER THIS MORNING --- Return to index of stories...


BELMONT SIGHTS AND SOUNDS-OC-SOTVO-SS


THIS MORNING IN BELMONT, NEW YORK, THE STAGE IS SET FOR THE BELMONT STAKES. THE THIRD LEG IN HORSE RACING'S TRIPLE CROWN.

SEVERAL PEOPLE AT THE VENUE ARE ALREADY HOPING TO SEE THE KENTUCKY DERBY AND PREAKNESS WINNER "CALIFORNIA CHROME" MAKE HISTORY.

It's a mile and a half on a hot day, that's why they call this the test of champions.

I just feel like its going to happen, I actually had a dream about it.

Just saying that California Chrome has won the triple crown is really all you have to say.

CALIFORNIA CHROME OWNER STEVE COBURN SAYS SATURDAY CAN'T COME FAST ENOUGH.

AND HE FIRMLY BELIEVES HISTORY IS GOING TO HAPPEN.

STAY TUNED, COMING UP ON THE TODAY SHOW, A PROFILE OF CALIFORNIA CHROME'S JOCKEY.

AND LOOKING AHEAD, CALIFORNIA CHROME WILL START FROM THE NUMBER TWO POST IN SATURDAY'S BELMONT STAKES.

THE COLT IS AN EARLY THREE-TO-FIVE FAVORITE.

YOU CAN WATCH THE BELMONT RIGHT HERE ON NBC TWO.

COVERAGE BEGINS AT 4-30 ON SATURDAY. Return to index of stories...


SWFL SCHOOLS OUT-2SHOT


AFTER TODAY MORE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA STUDENTS WILL BE OFF FOR SUMMER BREAK.

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS AT DESOTO AND GLADES PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

AND IT'S THE LAST DAY FOR TEACHERS IN COLLIER AND HENDRY COUNTIES. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO


COMING UP, DRAMATIC VIDEO OF A MILITARY JET CRASH IN A RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD!

nats of people yelling

THERE'S ACTUALLY GOOD NEWS ABOUT THIS DISASTER THIS MORNING. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

LENTH 2:27 Return to index of stories...


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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MILITARY PLANE CRASH-SOTVOTOPS-PLASMA


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NEW THIS MORNING ---

A MARINE CORPS SPOKESMAN SAYS NO ONE WAS HURT WHEN A JET CRASHED IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA IN A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DESERT COMMUNITY.

THAT'S DESPITE THE JET SMASHING INTO AT LEAST ONE HOUSE AND SETTING AT LEAST TWO ON FIRE IN A ROW OF TIGHTLY SPACED HOMES IN IMPERIAL ON WEDNESDAY.

THE PILOT EJECTED SAFELY AND WAS TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL ONLY FOR EVALUATION.

THE ROOF OF THE HOUSE THAT TOOK THE BRUNT OF THE CRASH WAS GONE, BUT THE WALLS WERE STILL STANDING. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL CAUSEWAY-OC-VO


CLOSER TO HOME, AN NBC-2 UPDATE ON SANIBEL CAUSEWAY INSPECTIONS.

CREWS HAVE WRAPPED UP INSPECTIONS- LOOKING FOR CRACKS ON THE BRIDGE.

WORKERS INCHED ALONG EACH OF THE THREE BRIDGES LOOKING TO SEE

IF THE CRACKS ARE GETTING WORSE.

A COMFORTING SIGHT FOR THOSE WHO FREQUENT THE CAUSEWAY REGULARLY.

COUNTY OFFICIALS SAY IT WILL BE A WHILE BEFORE WE HAVE A FULL REPORT.

HOWEVER THEY STRESS THE BRIDGES ARE SAFE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE FIRE TV SHOW-OC-SS (2)


THIS SOUNDS LIKE A REALLY COOL OPPORTUNITY!

AN INTERNATIONAL JOB SWAP, AND A BIG ADVENTURE FOR TWO CAPE CORAL FIREFIGHTERS.

THIS IS A PICTURE OF MARK SOLICH WITH HIS FAMILY.

HE AND AMANDA BRASHEAR HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO TAKE PART IN A SWISS TV SHOW CALLED JOB SWAP.

THE TWO WILL WORK FOR A SWISS FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR A WEEK.

THIS IS AMANDA WHEN SHE RECEIVED THE NEWS.

WHEN THEY GO THERE, TWO FIREFIGHTERS FROM OVERSEAS, WILL FLY TO CAPE CORAL TO WORK FOR A WEEK.

FILMING WILL BEGIN LATER THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


BONITA BEACH RD POWER-OC-VO


AN UPDATE NOW ON A BIG POWER OUTAGE ----

ALL SERVICES ARE NOW RESTORED AFTER A TRUCK CRASH KNOCKED OUT POWER IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES.

WEDNESDAY MORNING A TRUCK DRIVER HIT A POWER LINE -

BREAKING TWO UTILITY POLES ALONG BONITA BEACH ROAD.

13 BUSINESSES LOST POWER.

AND THOUSANDS LOST CABLE-INTERNET AND PHONE SERVICES FROM COMCAST.

AGAIN, EVERYTHING'S BACK TO NORMAL THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH BREAK IN-TRX-OC-VIDBOX


NOW AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT ----

SOME PEOPLE IN LEHIGH ACREWS SAY THEY'RE FED UP WITH CRIME- AND THEY'RE GOING TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.

N-B-C-2 HAS UNCOVERED-

LEHIGH RESIDENTS HAVE ENDURED 360 BREAK IN'S THIS YEAR.

WE'VE FOUND- ONE STREET HAS SET UP CAMERAS EVERYWHERE.

THEY HAVE THEM IN THEIR HOMES, DOWN THEIR STREETS AND THEIR EYES OPEN FOR STRANGERS.

THEY SAY THEY CAUGHT SOME WOULD-BE BURGLARS ON CAMERA LAST WEEK.

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS BURGLARY STATISTICS REMAINED THE SAME FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS.

700 IS THE TYPICAL NUMBER FOR A YEAR. Return to index of stories...


HOUSE FLIPPERS-OC-VO-WIPE


GET THIS-

CHARLOTTE COUNTY IS NOW A NATIONWIDE LEADER IN HOME FLIPPING.

ACCORDING TO REALTY TRAC - AN ONLINE DATABASE MONITORING FORECLOSURES -

PUNTA GORDA AND PORT CHARLOTTE HAD MORE HOME FLIPS THAN TAMPA OR MIAMI WITHIN THE LAST YEAR.

THE FIRM ATTRIBUTES MUCH OF THIS TO THE INCREASE IN FORECLOSURES -

LAST YEAR, CHARLOTTE COUNTY SAW A FIVE PERCENT INCREASE IN FORECLOSURES. Return to index of stories...


TX POPULATION SIGN-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS ----

THE POPULATION OF MIDLAND, TEXAS IS GROWING AND SOMEONE IS CLEARLY NOT HAPPY ABOUT IT.

DRIVERS SEE THIS SIGN AS THEY ENTER THE CITY. WHICH WAS ALTERED TO SAY THE POPULATION IS QUOTE, "TOO DAMN MANY."

POLICE SAY MANY RESIDENTS DON'T LIKE THE RECENT POPULATION BOOM.

AN ESTIMATED 120-THOUSAND PEOPLE LIVE IN MIDLAND.

THE POPULATION IS PROJECTED TO HIT 200-THOUSAND BY 20-28. Return to index of stories...


KANSAS TRAIN CAR BLOWN BY WIND-TRX-VO-WIPE


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS --- IT REALLY SHOWS JUST HOW STRONG MOTHER NATURE CAN BE.

WE'RE GETTING A BIRDS EYE VIEW OF RECENT STORM DAMAGE IN EVEREST, KANSAS.

STRONG WINDS BLEW MORE THAN 50 TRAIN CARS OVER!

NO REPORTS OF ANY INJURIES OR DAMAGE TO THE TRACKS. Return to index of stories...


KY SUPERCELL-VOTOPS


AND TAKE A LOOK AT THIS IF YOU'RE AWAY FROM YOUR TV ----

WHAT AM INCREDIBLE SHOT WITH ALL THOSE COLORS.

THIS IS A SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM THAT MOVED INTO BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO


NEW THIS MORNING ---

WHY THE N-F-L DROPS ROMAN NUMERALS.

PLUS, THE TAMPA BAY RAYS REMEMBER A BASEBALL GREAT ---- YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


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

THIS IS JIMMY JONES OF PUNTA GORDA

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE. Return to index of stories...


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


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


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


DON ZIMMER-OC-SOTVO


BASEBALL LOST ONE OF ITS GREAT AMBASSADORS WEDNESDAY WHEN DON ZIMMER DIED.

announcer talking about remembering don zimmer, players wear name on jerseys

ZIMMER, NICKNAMED "POPEYE" FOR HIS STRENGTH AND BIG CHEEKS, SPENT 66 YEARS IN BASEBALL.

THE LAST 11 WITH THE TAMPA BAY RAYS.

THE TEAM WORE HIS NAME ON THEIR JERSEYS IN REMEMBRANCE.

THE BASEBALL LEGEND DIED AT A HOSPITAL IN DUNEDIN AT THE AGE OF 83.

ZIMMER WAS A COACH OR PLAYER FOR SIX WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS. Return to index of stories...


NFL ROMAN NUMERALS-OC-VO


DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS?

ROMAN NUMERALS WILL BE TAKING A ONE-YEAR BREAK FROM THE SUPER BOWL.

DUE TO CONCERNS OVER USING A SOLE "L" FOR THE 50TH SUPER BOWL LOGO, THE 2016 NFL CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE KNOWN AS SUPER BOWL 50.

THE LEAGUE HAS USED A ROMAN NUMERAL TO DENOTE EVERY TITLE GAME SINCE SUPER BOWL V.

THE CHANGE WILL ONLY BE TEMPORARY, HOWEVER. STARTING IN 2017, ROMAN NUMERALS ARE BACK FOR SUPER BOWL L-I. Return to index of stories...


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COMING UP AT 6:30 ---- BRAND NEW DEVELOPMENTS OVERNIGHT IN THE SEARCH FOR A MISSING TOURIST IN FORT MYERS.

NBC2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING AS SEARCH CREWS BROUGHT OUT BLOODHOUNDS TO TRACK HER DOWN. Return to index of stories...


tease fmpd ambush vehicle-TRX-VO-WIPE


PLUS, FORT MYERS RESIDENTS MAY SOON START SEEING THIS HEAVY DUTY VEHICLE AROUND TOWN.

WHY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS GETTING THIS NEW MILITARY VEHICLE, IN A LIVE REPORT. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


PHARRELL ON TODAY-SOTVOTOPS


singing happy

BUT FIRST --- COMING UP ON TODAY, A SPECIAL THURSDAY MORNING CONCERT LIVE ON THE PLAZA. FROM ONE OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN MUSIC RIGHT NOW. PHARRELL WILLIAMS SINGING HIS WORLDWIDE CHART TOPPING HIT 'HAPPY" AND OTHER POPULAR HITS. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL1) MISSING WOMAN-TRX-SS-VO


BRAND NEW DEVELOPMENTS OVERNIGHT IN THE SEARCH FOR THIS MISSING TOURIST IN FORT MYERS.

SEARCH CREWS UNLEASH THE BLOODHOUNDS, AS THE EFFORT INTENSIFIES TO FIND HER AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE. Return to index of stories...


HL2) I75 CRASH-TRX-VO


PLUS, AN NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT OVERNIGHT ALONG I-75 --- AFTER A MULTI-VEHICLE PILEUP, INVOLVING A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY'S CRUISER. Return to index of stories...


HL3) FMPD AMBUSH VEHICLE-TRX-VO


AND ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ----

F-M-P-D IS ABOUT TO UNVEIL THIS BRAND NEW TOOL.

IT CAN WITHSTAND BALLISTIC ARMS FIRE, MINE BLASTS AND I-E-D's!

AND IT'S ABOUT TO HIS THE STREETS OF FORT MYERS, IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AND HAPPY THURSDAY!

I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M STACEY DEFFENBAUGH.

NBC-2 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING A MAINLY DRY DAY AHEAD! Return to index of stories...


6:30 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. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT


NOW A QUICK CHECK OF THE ROADS AS YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

NICK HAS YOUR NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


MISSING WOMAN-TRX-OC-SS-VO-SS


NOW TO A DEVELOPING STORY OVERNIGHT --- THE SEARCH FOR A MISSING WOMAN IN FORT MYERS INTENSIFIES OVERNIGHT.

TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR TV SCREEN. SHE WALKED AWAY FROM A MOVIE AT THE EDISON AND FORD WINTER ESTATES-- AND THEN COULDN'T BE FOUND.

THE SEARCH STARTED ON THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER.

BUT OVERNIGHT THE SEARCH MOVED SOUTH NEAR COLONIAL AND SUMMERLIN ON THE PROPERTY OF THE FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH.

AROUND 1 THIS MORNING. FMPD AND A BLOODHOUND TEAM SEARCHED FOR AT LEAST 2 HOURS.

IT'S NOT CLEAR IF THEY FOUND ANYTHING OR WHY THEY CAME TO THIS LOCATION.

ONCE AGAIN, TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR SCREEN, THIS IS THE 79 YEAR OLD WOMAN WHO WENT MISSING.

SHE'S FROM SARASOTA BUT WAS STAYING WITH FAMILY IN SOUTH FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-OTS-VO


LOOKING AHEAD IN JUST A FEW HOURS ---

CLOSING ARGUMENTS BEGIN AT 9-30 THIS MORNING FOR THE LEHIGH ACRES DAYCARE PROVIDER CHARGED IN THE DEATH OF 2-YEAR OLD.

DEPUTIES SAY MELISSA SMITH LEFT CHRISTIAN BYRD AND 3 OTHER CHILDREN ALONE IN A KIDDIE POOL.

IT WAS DURING THAT TIME, HE DROWNED.

THIS CASE IS EXPECTED TO BE TURNED OVER TO THE JURY TODAY.

WE'LL HAVE A CREW IN THE COURTROOM.

COUNT ON N-B-C-2 FOR UPDATES ON AIR AND ONLINE. Return to index of stories...


I75 DEPUTY INVOLVED CRASH-TRX-VO


AN UPDATE NOW ON BREAKING NEWS WE BROUGHT YOU LATE LAST NIGHT.

A PORTION OF I-75 NORTHBOUND AT MILE MARKER 128 IN FORT MYERS, IS ALL CLEAR AND OPEN FOR YOUR MORNING DRIVE.

THE NORTHBOUND LANES FROM CORKSCREW ROAD TO ALICO ROAD WERE CLOSED FOR A FEW HOURS OVERNIGHT, BECAUSE OF A 3 CAR CRASH.

A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY HAD PULLED OVER A SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER-

WHEN ANOTHER CAR CRASHED INTO THE BACK OF THE UNMARKED POLICE CAR.

TWO PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


LELY TEACHER KISS-OC-VO


N-B-C-2 BROKE THIS STORY.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT --- A COLLIER COUNTY TEACHER QUIT HIS JOB AFTER ADMITTING TO KISSING A STUDENT.

ROBERT BAKER WAS A MATH TEACHER AND VOLLEYBALL COACH AT LELY HIGH SCHOOL.

ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS, HE KISSED ONE OF HIS FEMALE VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS WHO IS 16.

IT ALL CAME TO LIGHT WHEN A STUDENT REPORTED THE RUMOR TO ANOTHER VOLLEYBALL COACH.

THE COACH SAYS SHE CONFRONTED BAKER AND HE ADMITTED THEY KISSED WITHIN THE PAST MONTH.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS THE KISS WAS CONSENSUAL SO THERE WAS NO CRIME.

SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICIALS TELL US BAKER RESIGNED VOLUNTARILY. Return to index of stories...


MEMORIAL DAY SHOOTING-OC-SS


NOW AN NBC-2 FOLLOW UP ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND VIOLENCE.

NBC2 HAS CONFIRMED ONE OF THE PEOPLE WHO WAS SHOT IN A BRAWL AND SHOOTING IN CAPE CORAL HAS BEEN ARRESTED.

20 YEAR OLD ARIK SPARKS IS CHARGED WITH BATTERY. CAPE CORAL POLICE SAY DURING THE BRAWL, SPARKS PLACED A WOMAN IN A HEADLOCK AND PUNCHED HER IN THE FACE -- THEY SAY HE PUNCHED ANOTHER WOMAN WHEN SHE INTERVIENED.

SPARKS IS ONE OF THREE PEOPLE SHOT THAT NIGHT -- ONE OF THEM DIED. Return to index of stories...


FAMILY DOLLAR ROBBERY-TRX-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT ---

THE SEARCH IS ON FOR AN ARMED ROBBERY AFTER SCARY MOMENTS INSIDE A FORT MYERS FAMILY DOLLAR.

THE POLICE DEPARTMENT RELEASED SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM INSIDE THE STORE.

THE GUNMAN BURSTS INTO THE STORE TWO NIGHTS AGO, GRABBED THE WORKER IN AN AISLE AND PUSHED HER TO A CASH REGISTER.

IT WOULDN'T OPEN SO THEY MOVED TO A SECOND REGISTER.

IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 8-30 ON FOWLER STREET, A FEW BLOCKS SOUTH OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR BOULEVARD.

JUST BEFORE HE LEFT, HE ORDERED 3 OTHER PEOPLE TO THE GROUND AND ROBBED THEM.

HE GOT AWAY WITH CASH AND A PURSE. Return to index of stories...


BEAR UPDATE-OC-VO-SS


YOU'LL ONLY SEE THIS ON NBC 2.

VIDEO AND PICTURES AFTER F-W-C TRANQUILIZED A BLACK BEAR THAT SPENT THE ENTIRE DAY ROAMING AROUND NEIGHBORHOODS IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

F-W-C CORNERED HIM ON EVERGREEN ROAD. AND NBC 2 WAS THERE.

HERE HE IS -- TRANQUILIZED AND LOADED INTO A TRAP TO BE RELOCATED --

THIS IS JUST THE END OF A LONG JOURNEY --

WE'VE MADE A MAP OF THE SIGHTINGS OF THIS BEAR BEFORE HE WAS CAUGHT --

CHECK OUT HIS ROUTE AROUND NORTH FORT MYERS ---

THIS MORNING IT'S A SIGH OF RELIEF FOR THESE NEIGHBORHOODS FOR SURE. Return to index of stories...


BURNED DOG-OC-VO


LOOKING AHEAD ----

THE MAN CHARGED WITH SETTING HIS DOG ON FIRE, WILL BE BACK IN COURT IN ARCADIA IN AUGUST.

LARRY WALLACE'S CASE WAS CONTINUED UNTIL THEN, WHILE THE STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE HAS HIM UNDERGO A MENTAL EVALUATION.

BACK IN MARCH, A CHILD SAW WALLACE'S DOG ON FIRE.

AUTHORITIES CHARGED WALLACE WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY AND ARSON.

THE DOG. NAMED HOPE. IS STILL RECOVERING FROM THE BURNS - BUT HAS BEEN ADOPTED. Return to index of stories...


BURNED DOG-SOTVO


" They're doing remarkably well. We are doing the healing process- the laser therapy is still continued to be used. And she's certainly healing nicely."

THROUGH HOPE'S STORY- MORE THAN 58 THOUSAND DOLLARS WAS RAISED TO GO TOWARD HER CARE.

SHE DID NOT NEED THAT MUCH - THOUGH.

SO NOW THE MONEY IS GOING TO HELP OTHER ANIMALS GET MEDICAL CARE. Return to index of stories...


FMPD AMBUSH VEHICLE-TRX-2SH ANIBOXTOPS


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD--

WHAT YOU SEE ON YOUR SCREEN. YOU MAY HAVE SEEN IN WAR MOVIES OR ON THE NEWS --

BUT NOW YOU MAY SEE THIS HEAVY DUTY VEHICLE AROUND TOWN.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT WITH WHY A MILITARY VEHICLE IS BEING ADDED TO OUR LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT'S ARSENAL. Return to index of stories...


FMPD AMBUSH VEHICLE-LIVE U


THE MASSIVE VEHICLE IS called an M-RAP-- OR MINE RESISTANT AMBUSH PROTECTION VEHICLE.

IT'S THE POLICE DEPARTMENT'S NEWEST TOOL THAT WILL HELP PROTECT CITIZENS HERE. Return to index of stories...


FMPD AMBUSH VEHICLE-VO


TODAY THE FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL UNVEIL ITS NEWLY ACQUIRED PROTECTION VEHICLE.

THE MASSIVE VEHICLE IS TYPICALLY USED BY THE MILITARY-- LIKE YOU SEE IN THE VIDEO ON YOUR SCREEN.

THE POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THEY WILL USE THE VEHICLE TO HELP PROTECT CITIZENS AND OFFICERS DURING HIGH RISK SITUATIONS LIKE NATURAL DISASTERS, HOSTAGE SITUATIONS, HAZMAT AND ACTIVE SHOOTER CALLS.

I DID SOME DIGGING THIS MORNING AND LEARNED FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ONE OF A NUMBER OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES NATIONWIDE TO RECEIVE THE VEHICLE AT LITTLE TO NO COST.

WE'VE LEARNED THE MILITARY HAS AN EXCESS OF THE VEHICLES OVERSEAS AND THE UNUSED ONES HAVE SINCE BEEN SHIPPED BACK AND OFFERED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES HERE IN THE US. Return to index of stories...


FMPD AMBUSH VEHICLE-LIVE U


THIS AFTERNOON THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL UNVEIL ITS MRAP.

WE'RE WORKING TO LEARN WHAT KIND OF TRAINING WILL BE REQUIRED TO OPERATE THE VEHICLE.

BY THE WAY-- THESE VEHICLES HOLD A PRETTY PENNY IN VALUE-- $600,000.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS DANIELLE KOLENIAK NBC2. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


FREE FISHING DAYS ARE COMING UP VERY SOON HERE IN FLORIDA ---

GET READY TO MARK YOUR CALENDAR, WE'LL FILL YOU IN NEXT.

PLUS, WHAT'S NEXT AFTER UNCOVERING A FILTHY CASE OF HOARDING.YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HAELY? Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

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


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Weather Trends

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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HOARDING FOLO-VO IN PLASMA


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS ---

HAZMAT CREWS RAIDED A NORTH FORT MYERS HOME FOR A BIZARRE AND REPULSIVE CASE OF HOARDING.

THE HOMEOWNER WILL UNDERGO A MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATION.

ANIMAL SERVICES WILL LIKELY PUT HER CATS UP FOR ADOPTION.

NEIGHBORS NEAR THE HOME ON LOVELY LANE SAY THE NEXT DOOR HOUSE SMELLED SO BAD. THEY COULDN'T STAND TO BE OUTSIDE.

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS SAY THE HOME WAS ONE GIANT LITTER BOX.

EXPERTS SAY HOARDING IS A MENTAL DISORDER -

AND LIKE ANY ILLNESS, IT REQUIRES TREATMENT. Return to index of stories...


FREE FISHING WEEKENDS-OC-VO


GET READY ANGLERS!

OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKENDS, YOU CAN TAKE TO THE WATER FREE OF CHARGE TO CATCH GROUPER, REDFISH, OR ANY OTHER RECREATIONAL FISH IN FLORIDA.

THIS WEEKEND, JUNE SEVENTH AND EIGHTH, YOU DON'T NEED A SALT WATER FISHING LICENSE.

THEN, THE FOLLOWING WEEKEND, JUNE 14TH AND 15TH, THERE WILL BE NO COST TO FISH IN FRESH WATER. Return to index of stories...


FREE FISHING WEEKENDS-SOTVO


Sot: Amanda Nalley, Spokeswoman, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

"These weekends are a great opportunity for people to get out on the water, and show other people the joy of fishing in Florida. We have a variety of different fishing opportunities across the state. It's a great way to introduce your friends to it, and maybe go out with your kids fishing."

F-W-C REMINDS THOSE GOING FISHING THAT ALL SIZE AND LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ARE STILL IN PLACE. Return to index of stories...


STANLEY CUP FINALS ON NBC2-OC-NATSVO-WIPE


LOOKING AHEAD --- THE KINGS AND RANGERS WILL GET TWO DAYS OFF BEFORE THE STANLEY CUP SERIES RESUMES THIS SATURDAY IN L-A.

nats of goal, horn crowd goes wild

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT --- THE KINGS WON 3 TO 2 LAST NIGHT.

N-B-C TWO WILL HAVE THE GAME LIVE FOR YOU AGAIN. WITH THE PUCK DROPPING AROUND SEVEN P-M EASTERN TIME THIS SATURDAY NIGHT. Return to index of stories...


NBA FINALS START TODAY-VOTOPS


AND THE N-B-A FINALS BEGIN TODAY!

THE MIAMI HEAT HAVE BEEN IN SAN ANTONIO SINCE TUESDAY. AND EVERYWHERE THEY GO IN TOWN. THEY SEE THREE WORDS: GO SPURS GO.

MAKE IT BACK-TO-BACK TITLES. THE HEAT WILL HAVE TO WIN AT LEAST ONE GAME IN SAN ANTONIO AGAINST AN OUSTANDING SPURS TEAM LOOKING TO AVENGE A LOSS TO MIAMI IN LAST YEAR'S FINALS. Return to index of stories...


WADE REAX-SOTTOPS


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WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY.

JUSTIN BIEBER IS IN HOT WATER AGAIN.

HE HAS A NEW VIDEO OUT. AND THIS ONE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH HIS MUSIC.

ANOTHER CLIP OF THE SINGER USING RACIAL SLURS HAS HIT THE INTERNET.

A SOURCE CLOSE TO BIEBER SAYS HE WAS 14-YEARS-OLD WHEN HE SAW A COMEDIAN PARODY HIS HIT "ONE LESS LONELY GIRL," USING MORE CONTROVERSIAL LYRICS.

BIEBER DECIDED TO RECORD A PARODY OF THE PARODY. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SOTVO


THE VIDEO'S APPARENTLY CAUSED EXTORTION THREATS FOR YEARS. AND THERE'S ANOTHER WHICH SHOWS BIEBER TELLING A RACIST JOKE.

BIEBER'S TEAM SAYS THE SINGER WANTS PEOPLE TO SEE THE VIDEOS BECAUSE HE WANTS TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR HIS ACTIONS. Return to index of stories...


NATL DONUT DAY TOMORROW-2SHOT


TOMORROW IS NATIONAL DONUT DAY, AND THERE'S MORE TO IT THAN JUST FREE DONUTS!

THE SUGARY PASTRY ONCE PLAYED A CRUCIAL ROLE IN BOOSTING MORALE DURING WORLD WAR ONE, AND RAISING SPIRITS DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION.

NATIONAL DONUT DAY IS CELEBRATED ON THE FIRST FRIDAY OF JUNE AND COMMEMORATES THE WORK OF THE "DONUT LASSIES," WHO SERVED FRESH DONUTS TO AMERICAN SOLDIERS, NICKNAMED "DOUGHBOYS", DURING WORLD WAR ONE.

THE SALVATION ARMY STARTED NATIONAL DONUT DAY DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION AS A WAY TO RAISE FUNDS AND BRING AWARENESS TO THE ITS SOCIAL SERVICE PROGRAMS. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

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

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


NBC2 WEATHER APP TEASE-TRX-SS


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

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


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

LENGTH 2:48 Return to index of stories...


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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HUGO, CO TORNADO-OC-TRX-VO


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ----

IT WILL BE DAYLIGHT BEFORE OFFICIALS IN COLORADO CAN COMPLETELY ASSESS THE DAMAGE CAUSED BY AN APPARENT TORNADO THAT TOUCHED DOWN LATE WEDNESDAY.

THE DEVASTATING STORM HIT AROUND 10:30 LOCAL TIME IN THE TOWN OF HUGO ABOUT 100 MILES SOUTHEAST OF DENVER.

WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 111 MPH WERE REPORTED AS HEAVY RAIN AND HAIL UP TO TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER FELL IN THE AREA.

THE STORM KNOCKED DOWN TREES AND POWERLINES AND LEVELED THIS BARN.

SEVERAL FIRES CAUSED BY THE DOWNED POWER LINES WERE ALSO REPORTED.

TWO PEOPLE HAD MINOR INJURIES AFTER A SEMI OVERTURNED JUST EAST OF HUGO. Return to index of stories...


HUGO, CO TORNADO-SOTVO


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PANDA PRESERVE-OC-VO


BRAND NEW VIDEO WE HAVN'T SHOWN YOU YET THIS MORNING ---

AND SOME FEEL GOOD NEWS TO START YOUR DAY OFF RIGHT ---

TWO GIANT PANDAS WILL SOON RETURN TO A NATURE RESERVE IN SOUTHWEST CHINA FOR BREEDING.

THE PANDAS WERE BORN IN 2007.

IN ABOUT TWO WEEKS, THEY'LL GO BACK TO THEIR HOME, WHERE MORE THAN 150 OTHER GIANT PANDAS LIVE.

VISITORS HAVE BEEN LEAVING BLESSINGS TO THE PANDAS ON A SIGN POSTED AT THE PARK WHERE THEY'VE BEEN LIVING. Return to index of stories...


GMAIL SECURITY-OTS


SOME PIECE OF MIND FOR G-MAIL USERS THIS MORNING ---

THE EMAIL SERVICE IS GETTING MORE SECURE.

GOOGLE HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT WILL SOON OFFER A HEAVY-DUTY ENCRYPTION OPTION. CALLED "END-TO-END". Return to index of stories...


GM INVESTIGATION-OTS


YOU'LL BE HEARING MORE ABOUT THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

WE'LL GET ANSWERS TODAY FROM GENERAL MOTORS. AS IT RELEASES FINDINGS ON THE INVESTIGATION INTO WHY IT DELAYED RECALLING CARS LINKED TO AT LEAST 13 DEATHS. Return to index of stories...


MARRIAGE SALARY-OTS


AND THIS IS INTERESTING ----

A NEW STUDY FINDS THAT MARRIAGE MAKES US AS HAPPY AS EARNING A BIG SALARY!

AND THE SAME RESEARCH ALSO CLAIMS THAT GETTING A PAY RAISE DOES NOT HAVE THE SAME EFFECT ON HAPPINESS AS BEING MARRIED DOES. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS MISSING WOMAN-SSTOPS-VO


YOU'RE TIME NOW IS --

A LOOK AT YOUR MORNING'S TOP STORIES --

TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT THIS PICTURE --

IRENA SZURANT IS MISSING.

SHE WAS LAST SEEN WENDESDAY WALKING AWAY FROM A MOVIE AT THE EDISON AND FORD WINTER ESTATES.

THE SEARCH STARTED ON THE CALOOSAHATCHIE, BUT OVERNIGHT THE SEARCH MOVED SOUTH NEAR COLONIAL AND SUMMERLIN ON THE PROPERTY OF THE FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS WOMAN YOU ARE ASKED TO CALL FORT MYERS POLICE. Return to index of stories...


TS I75 DEPUTY INVOLVED CRASH-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW, WE'RE WORKING TO GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT A SERIOUS OVERNIGHT CRASH.

IT HAPPENED ON I-75 NEAR MILE MARKER 128.

LANES WERE SHUT DOWN FOR HOURS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS INVESTIGATORS WORKED THE SCENE.

A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY HAD PULLED OVER A SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER --

WHEN ANOTHER CAR CRASHED INTO THE BACK OF THE UNMARKED POLICE CAR.

TWO PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


TS MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-VOTOPS


CLOSING ARGUMENTS BEGIN AT 9-30 THIS MORNING FOR THE LEHIGH ACRES DAYCARE PROVIDER CHARGED IN THE DEATH OF A 2-YEAR OLD.

DEPUTIES SAY MELISSA SMITH LEFT CHRISTIAN BYRD AND 3 OTHER CHILDREN ALONE IN A KIDDIE POOL.

IT WAS DURING THAT TIME, HE DROWNED.

THIS CASE IS EXPECTED TO BE TURNED OVER TO THE JURY TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TS BEAR UPDATE-VOTOPS


THE BEAR THAT WAS ON THE RUN THIS WEEK IS HEADED BACK TO WHERE HE CAME FROM.

THE BEAR WAS TRANQUILIZED IN NORTH FORT MYERS WEDNESDAY.

IT'S THE SAME BEAR SPOTTED SWIMMING IN A CAPE CORAL CANAL ON MONDAY.

F-W-C SAYS THE BEAR WAS SCARED OF HUMANS AND NOT AGGRESSIVE.

BECAUSE OF THAT, THEY PLAN TO RELOCATE HIM TO HIGHLANDS COUNTY --

WHERE HE WAS TAGGED YEARS AGO. Return to index of stories...


TS FMPD MRAP VEHICLE-VOTOPS


HAPPENING TODAY --

THE FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL UNVEIL ITS NEWLY ACQUIRED VEHICLE.

IT'S CALLED M-RAP -- OR MINE-RESISTANT AMBUSH PROTECTION VEHICLE.

THE POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS IT'S A NEW TOOL TO HELP PROTECT CITIZENS AND OFFICERS DURING HIGH RISK SITUATIONS LIKE NATURAL DISASTERS, HOSTAGE SITUATIONS, HAZMAT AND ACTIVE SHOOTER CALLS. Return to index of stories...


NBC2 WEB AND FB TEASE-MITTO


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

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


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


GOODBYE-4-SHOT


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

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...