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ANCHOR SUPERS IRAQ EMERGENCY SITUATION-TRX-PKG
KEY LIST IRAQ ECONOMY GAS-VO-CG
OPEN-CLIP BOWE BERGDAHL BACK-TRX-VO
IMMOKALEE HOME INVASION-TRX-SS (MAP) , SOT ,SS BABY VIGIL IN IRELAND-VOTOPS
DEAD DOLPHINS-VO DANGLING HOUSE FIRE-VO
DEAD DOLPHINS-SOTVO POLICE CHASE-VO
NEIGHBORS NAB BURGLAR-VO DRUG RAID-VO
NEIGHBORS NAB BURGLAR-SOTVO RED LIGHT CAMERAS-OC-VO
US 41 DEVELOPMENT-OC, VO FL PREPAID TUITION-VO
EARLY VOTING-SS, OC, BNR GATORS GETTING FED-TRX-VOWIPE
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT GATORS GETTING FED-SOTVO
TZ1 A) SUNSCREEN TIPS-VO BEAR IN TREE-SS-VO
TZ1 B) TEEN BEHAVIOR-VOTOPS BEAR IN TREE-SOTVO
WEATHER-STC FLAG RETIREMENT-TRX-VOWIPE
BILL NELSON FORT MYERS-VO FLAG RETIREMENT-SOTVO
PRESIDENT TODAY-VO BUSH GOES SKYDIVING-VOTOPS-OaniBx
OBAMA HEALTH-VO BUSH GOES SKYDIVING-TRX-PKG
RSW FRONTIER NEW FLIGHTS-TRX-SS TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS FOR BUSINESSES-CG-SUPER TZ4 A) FATHERS DAY-ONCAM
TOSS TO WEATHER-2 SHOT PUSH TZ4 B) BOX OFFICE-VOTOPS
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PLASMA DISSOLVE VO
TOSS TO REPORTER-TRX-VOTOPS-EANIBOX-DISSOLVE SATLI BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PKG
BERGDAHL RETURN-SAT LIVE IRD 10 TEXAS HAIL-TRX-NATSVOTOPS
BERGDAHL RETURN-PKG FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
BERGDAHL RETURN-SAT LIVE IRD 10 FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
HEALTHCAST CLIP-CLIP BOOTH ALERT-TRX-FDOTTOPS
LOWER VITAMIN D-VO FATHERS DAY GIFT GIVING-BUBBA
SUNSCREEN TIPS-PLASMA FATHERS DAY GIFT GIVING-TRX-PKG
SUNSCREEN TIPS-PKG FATHERS DAY THINGS TO DO-SS
SUNSCREEN TIPS-TAG FATHERS DAY THINGS TO DO 2-SSTOPS
TEEN BEHAVIOR-VOWIPE FATHERS DAY THINGS TO DO 4-SSTOPS
TEEN BEHAVIOR-SOTVO FATHERS DAY THINGS TO DO 3-SSTOPS
DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS POPULAR WEDDING WEEKEND-VO
TEASE TWO-2 SHOT STREAMING MUSIC ON AMAZON-TRX-VO
TZ2 A) FUGITIVE FRIDAY-SS FACEBOOK TRACKS INTERNET ACTIVITY-OTS
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-TRX 3 SHOT RUBY DEE OBIT-VO
FUGITIVE FRIDAY-5 SS ONCE CONJOINED TWIN-ONCAM
CROSS TALK-3 SHOT ONCE CONJOINED TWIN-TRX-PKG
TEASE THREE-VOTOPS ONCE CONJOINED TWIN-TAG
TZ3 A) IRAQ EMERGENCY-VOTOPS BOOTH ALERT
TZ3 B) BEAR IN TREE-VOTOPS BELLA VIDA BURGLARY-TRXVO TOPS
OPEN 12:30-CLIP IMMOKALEE HOME INVASION-VOTOPS
BELLA VIDA BURGLARY-TRX-VOTOPS-Fly OaniBx NELSON FORT MYERS-VOTOPS
BELLA VIDA BURGLARY-LL-PKG MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE
CAPE ARREST-SS (2) VO CLOSE-3-SHOT
IRAQ EMERGENCY SITUATION-VOTOPS-2 SH PUSH END TIME------------


ANCHOR SUPERS


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OPEN-CLIP


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IMMOKALEE HOME INVASION-TRX-SS (MAP) , SOT ,SS


NEW DETAILS AT NOON-

ABOUT A COLLIER COUNTY HOME INVASION FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

IT HAPPENED AT A HOME ON STATE ROAD 29.

COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY TWO TEENS WERE TIED UP.AND WERE ABLE TO TEXT A FAMILY MEMBER FOR HELP.

THE FAMILYW AS ABLE TO CALL 9-1-1

:43 - 49

male caller: "somebody's there in the house holding them at gunpoint and probably trying to strong arm rob 'em kinda thing"

ALBERTO AYALA AND KELLY CARTER ARE IN JAIL RIGHT NOW.

DETECTIVES SAY THIS DOES *NOT* APPEAR TO BE RELATED TO THE RECENT SERIES OF HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


DEAD DOLPHINS-VO


AN INCREDIBLE EFFORT WAS MADE TO SAVE TWO STRANDED DOLPHONS OFF THE COAST OF FORT MYERS BEACH.

TWO TEENS --WHO WERE ON VACATION -- SPOTTED THESE STRANDED DOLPHINS NEAR THE FORT MYERS BEACH PIER AROUND 2-30 YESTERDAY MORNING.

THE TEENS SAT IN THE WATER FOR HOURS -- THROUGH STRONG RAINS -- AND WIND TO TRY AND KEEP THE DOLPHINS ALIVE. Return to index of stories...


DEAD DOLPHINS-SOTVO


Eric Moll, rescued dolphin

:12:35 he just sat there in our hands and we just held him through the

storm and through the night.

BUTT SOT

Bailey Mullins, Tried to rescue dolphins

:14:28 we saw them and we just tried to help them out. we just felt

bad- its like a little puppy dog, like dying in our hands.

:07

THE YOUNGER, MALE DOLPHIN DIED ALMOST IMMEDIATELY UPON ARRIVING ON SHORE.

THE FEMALE DOLPHIN - LATER DIED ON THE WAY TO THE ANIMAL HOSPITAL.

F-W-C IS WORKING WITH SCIENTISTS TO TRY AND FIGURE OUT WHY THE DOLPHINS STRANDED THEMSELVES. Return to index of stories...


NEIGHBORS NAB BURGLAR-VO


A PAIR OF BROTHER CAME TO THEIR NEIGHBOR'S RESCUE.

THEY CHASED AND HELD DOWN THIS MAN -- MICHAEL SMITH.

THE BROTHERS --AARON AND DANIEL CASON -- HEARD A GLASS DOOR BREAK AT THEIR NEIGHBORS HOME.

WHILE THEIR NEIGHBOR CALLED 9-1-1-- THEY THEN WENT AFTER THE SUSPECTED BURGLAR.

IT'S THE THIRD TIME THIS WEEK IN LEE COUNTY-

NEIGHBORS HAVE TACKLED DOWN A BAD GUY. Return to index of stories...


NEIGHBORS NAB BURGLAR-SOTVO


Daniel Cason

Tackled Suspect

35:15 he was just telling us he couldn't breathe and let him up 35:18

Aaron Cason

Tackled Suspect

33:04 id say just another day in the neighborhood 33:06 doing what we were raised to do thats all 33:09 the right thing

SMITH FACING BURGLARY CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


US 41 DEVELOPMENT-OC, VO


A PIECE OF PRIME REAL ESTATE IN SOUTH FORT MYERS LOOKS TO BE GETTING A NEW LOOK.

IT'S ON THE SITE OF THE OLD CLARION HOTEL NEAR THE CORNER OF

U-S-41 AND COLLEGE PARKWAY.

THE FIRST BUSINESS AT THE OLD HOTEL SITE is NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN.

THE WISCONSIN BASED RESTURANT CULVERS HELD A RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.

IN A FEW SHORT WEEKS- FOOD CHAINS LIKE POLLO TROPICAL AND CHIPTOLE WILL OPEN THEIR DOORS.

THIS IS EXCITING NEWS FOR THE CITY AS OFFICIALS SAY IT MEANS MORE JOBS ARE RETURNING TO THE AREA. Return to index of stories...


EARLY VOTING-SS, OC, BNR


LOOKING AHEAD --

EARLY VOTING FOR THE DISTRICT 19 SPECIAL ELECTION STARTS TOMORROW.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN VOTING, YOU MUST LIVE IN THIS DISTRICT.

IT EFFECTS COASTAL LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES.

HERE IS A MAP OF THE DISTRICT.

EARLY VOTING STARTS SATURDAY AND CONTINUES FOR A WEEK.

CANDIDATES FOR THE OPEN CONGRESSIONAL SEAT INCLUDE CURT CLAWSON, APRIL FREEMAN, RAY NETHERWOOD, AND TIMOTHY ROSSANO.

ELECTION DAY IS JUNE TWENTY-FOURTH.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT WHERE YOU CAN VOTE,

GO TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

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TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


THANK YOU FOR JOINING US ON THE NEWS AT NOON-

IT'S GREAT TO HAVE YOU WITH US-

ARE YOU GOING TO THE BEACH TODAY?

AND ARE YOU PROTECTING YOURSELF FROM THE SUN?

WE'LL EXPLAIN "SUN SCREEN SLIP-UPS."

THE DO'S AND THE DON'T'S-

TO KEEP YOU and YOUR FAMILY PROTECTED THIS SUMMER.

PLUS-

DO YOU KNOW YOUR TEEN?

NEW STUDIES ARE SHOWING US INSIGHT INTO THE BEHAVIOR OF A MODERN TEENAGER. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) SUNSCREEN TIPS-VO


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TZ1 B) TEEN BEHAVIOR-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


BILL NELSON FORT MYERS-VO


U-S SENATOR BILL NELSON WILL BE HEADING TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON.

NELSON WILL BE IN FORT MYERS AT THE SMALL PAVILION IN OWNTOWN'S CENTENNIAL PARK.

ONE OF THE MAJOR PROJECTS HE WILL BE DISCUSSING - INCLUDES THE C-43 RESERVOIR --

ALONG WITH THE PLAN TO STOP THE HIGH FLOW RELEASES FROM LAKE OKEECHOBEE INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER DURING THE WET SEASON.

IF YOU'D LIKE TO GO. NELSON WILL BE THERE AT 3 O'CLOCK.

COUNT ON NBC-2 FOR COVERAGE. Return to index of stories...


PRESIDENT TODAY-VO


LOOKING HAEAD-

PRESIDENT OBAMA HEADS TO NORTH DAKOTA TO VISIT THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION.

THE PRESIDENT AND THE FIRST LADY WILL TAKE PART IN A ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION WITH NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH. AND WILL ATTEND THE CANNONBALL FLAG DAY CELEBRATION.

THE PRESIDENT AND HIS WIFE WILL THEN TRAVEL TO PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA HEALTH-VO


WE ARE ALSO LEARNING THE PRESIDENT IS IN TIP-TOP SHAPE--

ACCORDING TO A PHYSICAL EXAM JUST RELEASED BY THE WHITE HOUSE.

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S OVERALL HEALTH IS DESCRIBED AS "EXCELLENT."

THE REPORT SHOWS THAT THE 52 YEAR OLD TAKES A SUPPLEMENT FOR A MILD VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY AND THE OCCASIONAL NICOTINE GUM -- A RESIDUAL EFFECT OF AN OLD SMOKING HABIT. Return to index of stories...


RSW FRONTIER NEW FLIGHTS-TRX-SS


AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

THE LEE COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY JUST ANNOUNCED THAT FRONTIER AIRLINES WILL BEGIN NEW, NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN R-S-W AND CLEVELAND HOPKINS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

THE FLIGHTS START TODAY.

FRONTIER WILL OPERATE THREE WEEKLY FLIGHTS ON WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS AND SUNDAYS BETWEEN FORT MYERS AND CLEVELAND ON A 168-SEAT AIRBUS A-320 AIRCRAFT. Return to index of stories...


HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS FOR BUSINESSES-CG-SUPER


FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY WILL PRESENT A HURRICANE AWARNESS AND PREPARDNESS SEMINAR FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES AT THE LEHIGH ACRES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

IT WILL HAPPEN TODAY FROM THREE TO FIVE P-M.

ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE INFORMATION AND LEARN HOW TO PREPARE A COMMUNICATIONS PLAN AS WELL AS COMPLETE A RISK ASSESMENT FOR THEIR INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS.

GUEST SPEAKERS OF LOCAL FIRE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES WILL ALSO BE PRESENT.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE EVENT YOU CAN CALL THE NUMBER ON YOUR SCREEN. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO WEATHER-2 SHOT PUSH


GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE, THANKS FOR JOINING US FOR THE NEWS AT NOON.

I'M STACEY DEFFENBAUGH

AND I'M JOW ROETZ.

WE BEGIN WITH THE WEATHER ON THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

NBC-2 METEOROLOGIST ROB DUNS IS STANDING TO LET US KNOW IF MORE RAIN IS COMING THIS AFTERNOON. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TOSS TO REPORTER-TRX-VOTOPS-EANIBOX-DISSOLVE SATLI


ARMY SERGEANT BOWE BERGDAHL -- BACK ON U-S SOIL AFTER FIVE YEARS IN TALIBAN CAPTIVITY.

HIS ARRIVAL JUST HOURS AGO IN SAN ANTONIO TEXAS IS OVERSHADOWED BY CONTINUING CONTROVERSY.

STEVE KASTENBAUM IS IN TEXAS AT NOON-

HE'S BEEN FOLLOWING THIS STORY ALL MORNING.

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BERGDAHL RETURN-SAT LIVE IRD 10


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BERGDAHL RETURN-PKG


--REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS--

A MILITARY PLANE CARRYING ARMY SERGEANT BOWE BERGDAHL -- THE LAST AMERICAN PRISONER OF WAR -- TOUCHED DOWN IN SAN ANTONIO FRIDAY MORNING.

IT'S THE LAST LEG IN A JOURNEY THAT TOOK HIM FROM TALIBAN CAPTIVITY. TO A SAN ANTONIO MILITARY HOSPITAL, WHERE HE'LL START HIS TRANSITION BACK INTO SOCIETY.

BERGDAHL DISAPPEARED FIVE YEARS AGO WHILE SERVING IN AFGHANISTAN.

HE WAS FREED LAST MONTH IN A CONTROVERSIAL FIVE-TO-ONE PRISONER SWAP WITH THE TALIBAN.

"This exchange has encouraged our enemies, and increased the risk to our military and civilian personnel serving around the globe."

A MILITARY SOURCE, SPEAKING ON THE CONDITION OF ANONYMITY, TOLD CNN. AN INVESTIGATION DETERMINED BERGDAHL DELIBERATELY LEFT HIS BASE IN 2009. BUT THE ARMY STOPPED SHORT OF CALLING HIM A DESERTER, SINCE THEY DON'T YET KNOW HIS INTENT.

"He's just out of 5 years of captivity, we're gonna have a chance to talk to him, we're gonna get a chance to find out what was in his head that day when he was taken captive."

A PAIR OF LETTERS FROM BERGDAHL, OBTAINED BY "THE DAILY BEAST," SUGGESTS HE WAS CONCERNED ABOUT CONDITIONS AND LEADERSHIP AT THE BASE.

FORMER NAVY SEAL CHRIS HEBEN SAYS IF HE DID INDEED ABANDON HIS POST, IT WAS THE WRONG DECISION.

"There's always some derision in the ranks, but certainly I think for him to walk away, I think he realizes in his heart of hearts that he was wrong."

DOCTORS SAY IT MAY TAKE MONTHS FOR BERGDAHL TO RECOVERY PHYSICALLY. BUT HIS PUBLIC REHABILITATION COULD TAKE LONGER. Return to index of stories...


BERGDAHL RETURN-SAT LIVE IRD 10


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HEALTHCAST CLIP-CLIP


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LOWER VITAMIN D-VO


IN TODAY'S HEALTHCAST--

PEOPLE WITH LOWER BLOOD LEVELS OF VITAMIN D--

ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO DIE PREMATURELY AS PEOPLE WITH NORMAL VITAMIN D LEVELS.

RESEARCHERS ANALYZED 32 STUDIES ASSESSING VITAMIN D AND MORTALITY RATES.

SUBJECTS WHO HAD LOWER VITAMIN D IN THEIR BLOOD. FACED THE INCREASED RISK OF EARLY DEATH.

TWO-THIRDS OF AMERICANS ARE ESTIMATED TO HAVE LOW VITAMIN D LEVELS. Return to index of stories...


SUNSCREEN TIPS-PLASMA


AND SPEAKING OF VITAMIN D-

EXPERTS SAY -- A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE NOT AS PROTECTED FROM THE SUN AS THEY THINK.

DOCTOR FRANK MCGEORGE EXPLAINS "SUN SCREEN SLIP UPS" AND HOW TO MAKE SURE YOUR SUMMER SKIN IS PROTECTED. Return to index of stories...


SUNSCREEN TIPS-PKG


"You must put on 1 ounce of sunscreen, that's the amount in a shot glass, to cover your whole body. Most people don't put on that much."

SKIMPING ON SUNSCREEN IS ONE OF THE MOST COMMON MISTAKES.

DERMATOLOGIST MELISSA PILIANG SAYS THAT "SLIP-UP" LEAVES YOU FAR MORE LIKELY TO GET BURNED.

"If you're putting it on too thin, you're not getting an SPF 30, you're getting more like an SPF 10, so sometimes it's easier to put on a higher potency to get you to 30, but you want to put on a nice, thick coat."

ANOTHER "SUNSCREEN SLIP-UP" WAITING TO APPLY IT UNTIL YOU'RE ALREADY AT THE POOL.

PUTTING IT ON 10 TO 15 MINUTES BEFORE GOING OUTSIDE GIVES IT A CHANCE TO ABSORB INTO YOUR SKIN.

THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY RECOMMENDS CHOOSING A SUNSCREEN THAT IS S-P-F 30 OR HIGHER, AND PICK ONE LABELED 'BROAD SPECTRUM' TO PROTECT AGAINST UVA AND UVB RAYS.

ANOTHER COMMON SLIP-UP IS SKIPPING THE REAPPLICATION.

SUNSCREEN SHOULD BE REAPPLIED AT LEAST EVERY 2 HOURS, ESPECIALLY IF YOU'RE SWIMMING OR SWEATING.

EXPERTS SAY BE SURE TO PICK A TYPE OF SUNSCREEN YOU WILL ACTUALLY USE. MANY PEOPLE PREFER A SPRAY, BECAUSE IT'S QUICK AND YOU DON'T NEED TO RUB IT IN. Return to index of stories...


SUNSCREEN TIPS-TAG


HANGING ONTO THE SAME BOTTLE OF SUNSCREEN FOR YEARS IS ANOTHER SLIP-UP.

SUNSCREEN IS DESIGNED TO REMAIN AT FULL STRENGTH FOR THREE YEARS.

CHECK THE EXPIRATION DATE ON YOURS AND DITCH IT IF IT'S EXPIRED. Return to index of stories...


TEEN BEHAVIOR-VOWIPE


A NEW REPORT FROM THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL GIVES SOME INSIGHT INTO THE BEHAVIOR OF A TEEANGER.

INCREASINGLY -- THE NATION'S TEENAGERS ARE SAYING NO TO CIGARETTES --

BRINGING THE TEEN SMOKING RATE TO THE LOWEST RECORDED LEVEL IN MORE THAN TWO DECADES.

THE PERCENTAGE OF SEXUALLY ACTIVE TEENS DECLINED FROM 20 YEARS AGO.

BUT THEY AREN'T PROTECTING THEMESELVES AS MUCH. Return to index of stories...


TEEN BEHAVIOR-SOTVO


"Unfortunately, there may be a sense that, well, there's treatment for HIV so it's not such a terrible problem. An HIV infection is a life-long infection, so we still really emphasize the importance of increasing condom use."

NEARLY HALF OF TEENS ARE STARING INTO A SMARTPHONE OR A COMPUTER-

MORE THAN THREE HOURS A DAY.

INCLUDING TIMES WHEN THEIR EYES SHOULD BE ON THE ROAD.

ABOUT 40-PERCENT OF TEENS ADMITTED TO TEXTING WHILE DRIVING. Return to index of stories...


DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS


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TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


ON THE RUN AT NOON,

A WOMAN ACCUSED OF PASSING AROUND FAKE MONEY IN COLLIER COUNTY-

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT SHE'S WANTED FOR NOW--

AND THESE OTHER CRIMINALS ON YOUR SCREEN.

FUGITIVE FRIDAY IS NEXT. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) FUGITIVE FRIDAY-SS


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FUGITIVE FRIDAY-TRX 3 SHOT


IT'S FUGITIVE FRIDAY AND YOUR HELP COULD PUT SOME BAD GUYS BACK IN JAIL.

TRISH ROUTTE WITH CRIMESTOPPERS IS HERE TO TALK ABOUT CRIMINALS WHO ARE ON THE LOOSE RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


FUGITIVE FRIDAY-5 SS


We're starting off our list with a woman who's got a history of passing funny

money around Collier County. Mary Christina Anderson is currently on the

run from three felony warrants, for violating her state probation for grand theft,

credit card fraud and uttering forged bills. This 35 year old fugitive has a lengthy

history in both Lee and Collier Counties for theft and fraud related charges, as

well as drug use. Detectives think this former plumber may have left the area,

but still maintains connections with East Naples and Golden Gate. Anderson is

5'4", 190 pounds and has a tattoo of the name "Christina" on her left shoulder.

Also dodging the long arm of the law this week is Reddick Micqual, wanted

for violating his probation after spending five years in prison for the drive by

murder of a Fort Myers man. Micqual was only 15 years old when detectives

say he pulled the trigger in the drive by murder of 51 year old Peter Hopkins.

A judge sentenced the teenager to seven years in prison for his role, however

he was released after five years, coming back home last December. One of

the condition of his release is that he would register with law enforcement as

a convicted felon, but instead this now 22 year old has decided to slide back

beneath the radar. To avoid arrest, Micqual may be using the aliases of Herbert

Wilson, Leonard Micqual or Micqual Reddick. Upon his arrest, Micqual will be

held without bond in the Lee County Jail.

And in Collier County, deputies need your help tracking down Aurelio Trejo-

Mendieta, wanted for violating his state probation on the heels of an arrest

for grand theft. This 28 year old felon has a checked past, with prior arrests

for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, arson and driving

with a suspended license. Though family members have told police that Trejo-

Mendieta left the country, we know that's just not so, since he was jailed out of

state late last year. While he's likely not living here full time, we're confident

someone knows where he's hiding out. Trejo-Mendieta is 5'7", 175 pounds and

has experience working as a foreman and an alarm installer.

And rounding out our list of criminal misfits is Willie Jean Weatherly, wanted in

Lee County for failure to appear in court after an arrest for grand theft, burglary

and prostitution. This 25 year old was arrested two months ago after breaking

into a home, and subsequently getting caught. She was supposed to show up

in court for a hearing to defend herself, but instead of fighting the charges, she

chose to ignore the judge's orders and now finds herself in even more trouble.

Weatherly is a registered convicted felon, with 12 priors under her belt already

- for charges including fraud, prostitution, dealing in stolen property, drugs,

obstruction of justice, smuggling contraband into the jail and trying to conceal a

handcuff key while in police custody. She was last known to be living in South

Fort Myers and upon her arrest, she will be held without bond in the Lee County

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CROSS TALK-3 SHOT


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TEASE THREE-VOTOPS


NBC-2

TRACKING MAJOR DEVELOPING NEWS AT NOON-

SHOULD THE UNITED STATES COME TO IRAQ'S RESCUE.

THE COUNTRY IS DEALING WITH A MAJOR CIVIL WAR.

YOU JUST HEARD FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA.

WE HAVE THE LATEST FROM WASHINGTON.

PLUS-

WE ARE TRACKING MORE BEARS IN LEE COUNTY-

WE'LL TELL YOU WHY THIS ONE-

WAS JUST FEET AWAY FROM A COUPLE-

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TZ3 A) IRAQ EMERGENCY-VOTOPS


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TZ3 B) BEAR IN TREE-VOTOPS


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OPEN 12:30-CLIP


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BELLA VIDA BURGLARY-TRX-VOTOPS-Fly OaniBx


NEIGHBORS IN A CAPE CORAL NEIGHBORHOOD ARE ON EDGE.

THEY SAY CROOKS ARE TARGETING THEIR HOMES BY RINGING THEIR DOORBELLS WHILE AN ACCOMPLICE BREAKS IN THE BACK!

THE LATEST CASE CAPE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING IS IN BELLA VIDA--

A GATED COMMUNITY ON DEL PRADO BOULEVARD NEAR U-S 41.

NBC-2 SPOKE EXCLUSIVELY WITH THE VICTIM.

SHE TELLS US SHE BARRACKED HERSELF AND HER TWO YOUNG DAUGHTERS IN A ROOM--- AS THE THIEF BROKE INTO HER HOUSE.

NBC2'S ALEX DE ARMAS REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


BELLA VIDA BURGLARY-LL-PKG


PKG

INTRO: I JUST SPOKE TO THE VICTIM SHE TELLS ME AT ABOUT 5 THIS MORNING HER DOOR BELL RANG FOUR TIMES.

SHE DIDN'T ANSWER.

THE NEXT THING SHE KNEW SOMEONE WAS BREAKING INTO HER BACK SLIDING DOORS.

NEIGHBORS TELL NBC2 THIS ALL SOUNDS FAMILIAR.

WE'RE TOLD IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS FOUR NEIGHBORS HAVE HAD THEIR DOORBELL RANG IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT.

WHEN THEY CHECK TO SEE WHO IT IS--- THE PERSON IS GONE.

VALERIE XX SAYS THIS HAPPENED TO HER AND HER NEIGHBOR JUST LAST WEEK.

SOT

17:21-17:38

Valerie Austin, Neighbor

"Then it was later that day that my neighbors came over and said did you have your doorbell rung early this morning. I said yeah and they said we did too. But they had their screen door cut to their lanai because their door was locked. "

BUT LAST NIGHT-- THE CULPRIT TOOK AN EXTRA STEP BY ACTUALLY BREAKING IN.

THE VICTIM DIDN'T WANT TO TALK ON CAMERA BUT TELL US WHEN SHE HEARD THE DOOR BELL-- SHE PANICKED--- GRABBED HER TWO LITTLE GIRLS-- AND LOCKED THEMSELVES IN A ROOM.

POLICE DUSTED FOR FINGER PRINTS AND ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE.

STAND UP: POLICE SAY YOU SHOULD REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY EVEN IF NOTHING ACTUALLY HAPPENS.

IT'S IMPORTANT FOR THEM TO KEEP A RECORD.

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CAPE ARREST-SS (2) VO


BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW --

WE'RE LEARNING THE SUSPECT IN AN EARLY MORNING ROAD RAGE INCIDENT HAS BEEN ARRESTED.

PASCUAL RUIZ THE THIRD IS FACING FOUR COUNTS OF ASSUALT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON.

CAPE POLICE SAY THIS ALL HAPPENED LAST NIGHT IN THE AREA OF SANTA BARBARA BLVD AND KAMAL PARKWAY.

THEY SAY RUIZ WAS IN A CAR ALONG THIS ROAD -- AND STARTED ARGUING WITH A PERSON ON A BICYCLE, THEN SHOT AT THEM -- AND THREE OTHER PEOPLE WHO HAD STOPPED BY TO HELP THE VICTIM.

POLICE EVENTUALLY FOUND THE CAR AT A NEARBY HOUSE AND ARRESTED RUIZ.

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IRAQ EMERGENCY SITUATION-VOTOPS-2 SH PUSH


DEVELOPING AT NOON-

IRAQ IS FALLING APART - AGAIN - AND PRESIDENT OBAMA IS DECIDING WHETHER THE U-S SHOULD COME TO THEIR RESCUE.

IT'S MORE THAN JUST A CIVIL WAR.

THE CONCERN IS THAT OUTSIDERS TRYING TO TAKE OVER COULD BE LAYING THE GROUNDWORK FOR THE NEXT 9-11.

TRACIE POTTS IS IN WASHINGTON WITH MORE ON WHAT THE ADMINISTRATION IS CONSIDERING. Return to index of stories...


IRAQ EMERGENCY SITUATION-TRX-PKG


South Carolina:00-:03

"Iraq is collapsing as I speak."

INSURGENTS AND ISLAMIC MILITANTS HAVE ALREADY TAKEN TWO CITIES - AND THEY'RE MOVING TOWARD THE CAPITOL.

Ohio:10-:14

"They're 100 miles from Baghdad, and what's the President doing? Taking a nap."

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS CONSIDERING U-S AIRSTRIKES:

"There will be some short-term, immediate things that need to be done militarily, and our national security team is looking at all the options."

"We are not contemplating ground troops. I want to be clear about that."

VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN CALLED IRAQ'S PRIME MINISTER PLEDGING U-S SUPPORT. BUT URGING HIM TO GET IRAQ'S WARRING FACTIONS TO COOPERATE.

WHY SEND OUR MILITARY BACK INTO IRAQ? BECAUSE THE JIHADISTS HAVE CLOSE TIES TO SYRIA. AND AL QAEDA:

South Carolina:52-:55

"The pipeline for the next 911 attack is likely to come from Syria."

Arizona:56-1:01

"This will be an area where attacks on the United States of American will be orchestrated."

WITH IRAQ BACK IN CHAOS, SOME LAWMAKERS ARE URGING PRESIDENT OBAMA TO RE-THINK PULLING OUT OF AFGHANISTAN AT THE END OF THIS YEAR:

South Carolina SOT IS COVERED W/BROLL

"What you see in Iraq is going to surely happen in Afghanistan at a faster pace."

A DOZEN YEARS OF WAR. STILL NOT COMPLETELY OVER.

audio outcue: Tracie Potts, NBC News, WASHINGTON.

HALF A MILLION IRAQIS HAVE FLED THEIR HOMES. THE U-S IS PLEDGING MORE THAN 12 MILLION DOLLARS IN HUMANITARIAN AID.

I'M TRACIE POTTS IN WASHINGTON - BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


IRAQ ECONOMY GAS-VO-CG


THE ESCALATING CONFLICT IN IRAQ COULD DRIVE GAS PRICES UP.

AS THE VIOLENCE INCREASED THURSDAY--

OIL FUTURES CLIMBED TO 106-DOLLARS A BARREL.

THAT'S A 2-PERCENT INCREASE AND THE HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE LAST SEPTEMBER.

ANALYSTS PREDICT PRICES AT THE PUMPS COULD JUMP MORE THAN 20-CENTS IN THE NEXT COUPLE WEEKS.

THE NATIONAL AVERAGE FOR GAS IS CURRENTLY 3-65 A GALLON.

HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WE'RE PAYING $3.64 ON AVERAGE.

BUT WE'RE SEEING PRICES AS HIGH AS $3.75 IN FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


BOWE BERGDAHL BACK-TRX-VO


DEVELOPING NEWS AT NOON-

SERGEANT BOWE BERGDAHL IS BACK IN THE UNITED STATES.

THE 28-YEAR-OLD ARMY SERGEANT ARRIVED EARLY THIS MORNING AT LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE IN TEXAS.

HE WAS THEN TRANSPORTED TO BROOKE ARMY MEDICAL CENTER WHERE HE WILL CONTINUE TO UNDERGO MEDICAL TREATMENT.

IT'S ALSO WHERE HE IS EXPECTED TO BE REUNITED WITH HIS PARENTS.

BERGDAHL HAD SPENT FIVE YEARS IN AFGHANISTAN WHERE HE WAS HELD CAPTIVE BY THE TALIBAN. Return to index of stories...


BABY VIGIL IN IRELAND-VOTOPS


HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE GATHERED AT VIGILS IN IRELAND YESTERDAY FOR ALMOST 800 BABIES WHO DIED DECADES AGO IN A HOME FOR UNWED MOTHERS.

A RESEARCHER RECENTLY FOUND RECORDS THAT SHOWED 796 BABIES DIED AT THE HOME BETWEEN ITS OPENING IN 1925 AND WHEN IT CLOSED IN 1962.

THE "MOTHER AND BABY HOMES" WERE OPERATED BY NUNS WHO TOOK IN UNMARRIED MOTHERS REJECTED BY THEIR FAMILIES FOR GETTING PREGNANT OUT OF WEDLOCK. Return to index of stories...


DANGLING HOUSE FIRE-VO


A LUXURY HOME DANGLING OVER A CLIFF NEAR FORTH WORTH, TEXAS--

IS NOW DESTROYED.

THE U.S. ARMY CORPS SAYS THE OWNER OF THIS HOME IS ALLOWING THE HOUSE TO BE SET ON FIRE.

THE EDGE OF THE FOUR-THOUSAND SQUARE-FOOT HOME ON LAKE WHITNEY IS NOW HANGING ABOUT 75-FEET ABOVE THE LAKE. AS THE CLIFF STARTS TO COLLAPSE. Return to index of stories...


POLICE CHASE-VO


NBC-2 WORKING TO IDENTIFY A SUSPECT THAT RAN FROM POLICE AFTER A MARIJUANA BUST, AND THEN GOT HIT BY A CAR!

THIS IS VIDEO OF A MAN BEING TAKEN TO LEE MEMORIAL.

HE HAD JUST BEEN HIT BY A CAR IN NAPLES.

AFTER TRYING TO MAKE A RUN FOR IT.

DEPUTIES TELL US THE MAN WAS JUST ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF BEING LINKED TO A POT INVESTIGATION.

WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT HIS NAME AND MORE ABOUT THE MARIJUANA OPERATION. Return to index of stories...


DRUG RAID-VO


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY GOT 20 DEALERS OFF THE STREETS.

BUT THEY STILL TRYING TO TRACK DOWN MORE SUSPECTED DEALERS.

ONE WEEK AGO - LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES CARRIED OUT OPERATION MANOR MELTDOWN.

THEY SEARCHED NINE HOMES IN PINE MANOR LOOKING FOR KNOWN DRUG DEALERS IN THE COMMUNITY.

THEY CAUGHT AROUND TWENTY PEOPLE LAST WEEK --

AND THIS WEEK THEY CONTINUE MAKING ARRESTS.

THEY ENCOURAGE PINE MANOR RESIDENTS TO SPEAK UP IF THEY KNOW WHERE THESE PEOPLE COULD BE HIDING. Return to index of stories...


RED LIGHT CAMERAS-OC-VO


A SUPREME COURT RULING IS PUTTING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS BACK IN THE POCKETS OF FLORIDA DRIVERS.

COLLIER COUNTY INSTALLED SEVERAL CAMERAS BACK IN 2009.

-AND COLLECTED OVER A MILLION DOLLARS IN FINES.

THE COUNTY REMOVED THEIR CAMERAS LAST YEAR.

BUT THE COURT JUST RULED THAT THE RED LIGHT CAMERA ORDINANCES VIOLATED A STATE LAW.

DRIVERS ARE GLAD TO HEAR THE COUNTY WILL HAVE TO PAY.

THE DECISION ONLY APPLIES TO CITIES THAT INSTALLED THE CAMERAS BEFORE 2010. Return to index of stories...


FL PREPAID TUITION-VO


GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT JUST SIGNED A NEW TUITION LAW - THAT'LL SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER RATES.

PART OF THAT LAW COULD DROP THE AMOUNT YOU PUT INTO FLORIDA PRE-PAY BY NEARLY 20 THOUSAND DOLLARS --

LOWERING MONTHLY PAYMENTS BY 100 DOLLARS A MONTH.

ELIGIBLE ACCOUNT OWNERS WILL RECEIVE NOTIFICATION IN SEPTEMBER ABOUT SPECIFIC REFUND AND/OR PAYMENT REDUCTION INFORMATION.

FOR MORE INFORMATION - GO TO NBC-2.COM, CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


GATORS GETTING FED-TRX-VOWIPE


IT'S THE VIDEO GETTING NATIONAL ATTENTION --

A LOUISIANNA SWAMP TOUR GUIDE -- FEEDING GATORS IN FRONT OF A BOAT OF TOURISTS.

BUT THIS MORNING, LOCAL EXPERTS ARE SPEAKING OUT ABOUT THE POTENTIAL DANGERS.

THIS IS THE VIDEO-

THE TOUR GUIDE JUMPS INTO THE WATER AND FEEDS CHICKEN TO TWO ALLIGATORS.

AND THAT'S NOT IT.

WATCH AS A GATOR EATS A MARSHMALLOW RIGHT FROM THE GUIDE'S MOUTH!

THE VIDEO HAS THOUSANDS OF VIEWS ON YOUTUBE

WHILE IT MAY LOOK ENTERTAINING, LOCAL EXPERTS WARN IT IS DOWNRIGHT DANGEROUS. Return to index of stories...


GATORS GETTING FED-SOTVO


Tim Martell

Owner, Manatee Guides Nature Kayak Tour

16:02-16:12

when someone is feeding a gator it seems like they may be somewhat tamed and the situation is under control, but in fact nothing can be further from the truth.

TIM MARTELL IS A LOCAL NATURE GUIDE.

HE TELLS US FEEDING GATORS -- ESPECIALLY LIKE THIS-- MAKES THEM MUCH TOO COMFORTABLE AROUND HUMANS.

GATORS WILL START TO EXPECT FOOD -- AND EVEN APPROACH HUMANS LOOKING FOR IT.

FEEDING GATORS IS ILLEGAL IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA.

IN 2012-- AN EVERGLADES AIRBOAT CAPTAIN LOST HIS LICENSE FOR A YEAR-- AFTER HE LOST HIS HAND WHILE FEEDING AN ALLIGATOR. Return to index of stories...


BEAR IN TREE-SS-VO


A BLACK BEAR WAS SPOTTED ROAMING NEAR HOUSES IN FORT MYERS.

IT HAPPENED ALONG THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER ON EAST RIVERSIDE DRIVE.

EVAN DANIELL AND HIS WIFE TELL US IT HAPPENED WHILE THEY WERE ENJOYING COFFEE ON THEIR BACK PORCH THURSDAY MORNING.

THEY SAY THE BLACK BEAR WAS JUST 10 FEET AWAY FROM THEM.

THE BEAR DARTED UP AN OAK TREE WHERE HE STAYED FOR HOURS. Return to index of stories...


BEAR IN TREE-SOTVO


"i've had sharks in the swimming pool, otters in the ponds, gators under the pier, but never had a bear in the yard."

THE BEAR FINALLY CAME DOWN AND TOOK A DIP IN THE COUPLE'S SWIMMING POOL - BEFORE HEADING DOWN THE ROAD. Return to index of stories...


FLAG RETIREMENT-TRX-VOWIPE


WE ARE JUST ONE DAY AWAY FROM FLAG DAY.

JUNE 14TH.

AND IN HONOR OF THE BIG DAY--

THE THE FULLER METZ CREAMTION AND FUNERAL HOME IN CAPE CORAL IS COLLECTING USED AND TATTERED FLAGS.

THEY WILL RECYCLE THE FLAGS IN THE PROPER MANNER.

IN EXCHANGE THEY WILL GIVE YOU A BRAND NEW FLAG. Return to index of stories...


FLAG RETIREMENT-SOTVO


SUPER= Samuel L. Jackson-- Fuller Metz Funeral Home

Its nice to get the tattered flags off the poles or wherever they may be and a new one in its place and this is america and if you do fly a flag tomorrow we would like to have as many new ones out there as possible

FULLER METZ WILL COLLECT AND DISTRIBUTE THE FLAGS UNTIL 4 P.M. TODAY.

THEY ARE LOCATED AT THE INTERSTION OF DEL PRADO AND SAVONA PKWY IN CAPE CORAL. Return to index of stories...


BUSH GOES SKYDIVING-VOTOPS-OaniBx


FORMER PRESIDENT GEORGE H-W BUSH SPENT HIS 90TH BIRTHDAY SKYDIVING.

PRESIDENT BUSH SENIOR MADE HIS TANDEM PARACHUTE JUMP WITH A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS ARMY PARACHUTE TEAM.

ONLY NBC NEWS WAS BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE 41'ST PRESIDENT.

AS MEMBERS OF HIS FAMILY GATHERED BELOW TO WATCH.

HIS GRANDDAUGHTER, NBC'S JENNA BUSH HAGER HAD A FRONT ROW SEAT TO THE FESTIVITIES. Return to index of stories...


BUSH GOES SKYDIVING-TRX-PKG


sound up

singing nats

IT WAS A SPECIAL DAY FOR MY GRANDFATHER.

A LOCAL GROUP CAME TO SING.

nats ladies sing

FAMILY ARRIVED HOME.

Barabra kisses him hello and good luck

AND SOME RETIRED U.S. ARMY GOLDEN KNIGHTS RETURNED FOR A BOLD 90TH BIRTHDAY JUMP.

sound up GHWB greets jumpers

ON THIS DAY.MY GRANDFATHER WAS LOOKING FOR AN ADVENTURE.

JBH: /when we told Matt Lauer you were skydiving he called you a stud. / what do you say to that?

GBSR: I say thank you Matt. You're a perceptive kind of fellow and I've always admired you much and now I respect you even more.

SOON HE WAS AIRBORN.READY TO TAKE THAT LEAP. IN A TANDEM JUMP WITH HIS PARTNER MIKE ELLIOTT.

music up

.7000 FEET DOWN.HIS CHILDREN, GRANDCHILDREN AND DEAR FRIENDS GATHERED TO WATCH.

GWB: I think it's pretty daring of A 90-year-old to jump out of a helicopter.

Jenna: What has he taught you?

GBW: He has taught me to live life to the fullest. And to maintain your integrity and to keep values central to your life, such as the importance of our family.

Jenna: Could you love a man anymore?

GBJ: No, no. He is an awesome man.

Jenna: He is.

Jenna: So you hope the jump goes well?

GBJ: Yes I do.

AND THEN HIS PARACHUTE APPEARED.RED WHITE AND BLUE. SYMBOLIC OF THE COUNTRY HE LOVES.

THIS IS HIS EIGHTH JUMP.HE IS NO STRANGER TO THE SKIES.AND HE SAYS HE'S NEVER STOPPED LOVING IT.

BUT OUR FAMILY AND HIS FRIENDS ON THE GROUND WERE HOLDING THEIR BREATH.

cheering nats

IT WAS NOT THE EASIEST OF LANDINGS. BUT IN TRUE GAMPY STYLE HE WAS BACK UP AND CELEBRATING A REAL SUCCESS.

JBH: It looked amazing, was it fun?

GHWB: Yeah. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


FATHERS DAY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER-

AND THERE'S A LOT GOING ON HERE-

IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

COMING UP-

SOME EVENTS YOU CAN BRING DAD TO ON THIS SPECIAL DAY. Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A) FATHERS DAY-ONCAM


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TZ4 B) BOX OFFICE-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PLASMA DISSOLVE VO


LOOKING TO CATCH A MOVIE THIS WEEKEND?

NBC-2 HAS YOU COVERED!

THE FOX TV NETWORK WAS NEW TO THE AIRWAVES WHEN IT LAUNCHED A COP SHOW CALLED "21 JUMP STREET" IN 1987.

NEARLY 25 YEARS LATER, IT BECAME A HIT COMEDY FILM STARRING JONAH HILL AND CHANNING TATUM--

AND LIKE ANY HOLLYWOOD SUCCESS, ONCE IS NEVER ENOUGH.

RAPHAEL SETH HAS A LOOK IN THE BOX OFFICE PREVIEW. Return to index of stories...


BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PKG


nat

JONAH HILL AND CHANNING TATUM GO BACK TO SCHOOL IN "22 JUMP STREET." THIS FOLLOW-UP TO THE TV PARODY SMASH SENDS UNDERCOVER FLUNKEES JENKO AND SCHMIDT TO A COLLEGE CAMPUS. DESPITE THEIR ADVANCED AGES, THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO BLEND IN, MAKE FRIENDS, AND INFILTRATE A DRUG RING. BUT THEY END UP ON INDIVIDUAL JOURNIES OF SELF DISCOVERY AND BEGIN TO QUESTION THEIR PARTNERSHIP.THAT IS UNTIL A BIG BAD DEAL GOES DOWN DURING SPRING BREAK. "22 JUMP STREET" IS RATED R.

nat

A DRAGON RIDER FACES HIS GREATEST CHALLENGE IN "HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2." JAY BARUCHEL RETURNS AS THE VOICE OF THE VIKING HICCUP. HE AND HIS DRAGON TOOTHLESS PATROL THE SKIES OVER HIS VILLAGE, BUT CURIOSITY TAKES HIM TO A HIDDEN LAND WHERE HE DISCOVERS A NEW BREED OF DRAGON.AND A LONG LOST FIGURE FROM HIS PAST. HICCUP'S MOTHER EMERGES FROM THE SHADOWS TO WARN OF AN INVASION. AND THE WHOLE FAMILY WILL NEED TO BAND TOGETHER TO HELP FIGHT OFF THE EVIL DRAGO. "HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2" IS RATED PG.

THAT'S THE BOX OFFICE PREVIEW, RAPHAEL SETH, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


TEXAS HAIL-TRX-NATSVOTOPS


nats of hail

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PACKED STRONG WINDS AND SOFTBALL SIZED HAIL IN ABILENE, TEXAS THURSDAY EVENING.

CARS AND BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED THROUGHOUT PARTS OF THE CITY.

THE HAIL ALSO PREVENTED EMERGENCY VEHICLES FROM RESPONDING TO 911 CALLS.

THE STORM HIT JUST AS PEOPLE AND VENDORS WERE GATHERED DOWNTOWN FOR AN ART AND LITERACY FESTIVAL.

AT LEAST A HALF A DOZEN PEOPLE WERE INJURED. AND TAKEN TO LOCAL HOSPITALS WITH MINOR INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


INLAND RAIN THIS AFTERNOON

After a few showers and thunderstorms moved onshore from the Gulf of Mexico this morning, the best chance for rain and thunder developing this afternoon will be in areas mainly east of the I-75 corridor.

Temperatures this afternoon are expected to reach into the low 90s. With a southwesterly wind flow, we'll once again have a fair amount of humidity in the air making it feel rather sticky outside.

Later on tonight, we'll be keeping watch of any storms that are able to develop over the Gulf of Mexico. Given the weather pattern we are in, once again tonight we'll need to account for the chance for a few late evening showers or storms near the coastal communities of Southwest Florida.

Low temperatures tonight will return to the low to mid 70s.

This weekend looks to be a transition period with rain chances becoming greatest in the late afternoon and evening hours, and especially for spots along and east of I-75 compliments of the sea breeze interaction working in from the Gulf of Mexico. Return to index of stories...


BOOTH ALERT-TRX-FDOTTOPS


WE HAVE A TRAFFIC ALERT FOR YOU AT ___

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL CONFIRMS A VEHICLE CRASH IN COLLIER COUNTY-

THIS IS ON THE SOUTHBOUND LANES OF I-75 AT MILE MARKER 80 IN COLLIER COUNTY.

This IS A LIVE LOOK.

WE'RE STILL WORKING TO FIND OUT IF THERE ARE ANY INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


FATHERS DAY GIFT GIVING-BUBBA


THERE'S A SPECIAL OCCASION THIS WEEKEND THAT PERHAPS YOU FORGOT ABOUT-

THIS SUNDAY IS FATHERS DAY!

ARE YOU STILL LOOKING FOR A GREAT GIFT IDEA?

NBC-2'S CHRIS CLACKUM REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


FATHERS DAY GIFT GIVING-TRX-PKG


THERE AREN'T AS MANY ADS AS THERE ARE FOR MOTHER'S DAY. WHICH MAY EXPLAIN WHY IT REIGNS AS POSSIBLY THE MOST FORGOTTEN SPECIAL DAY OF THE YEAR.

.BUT SUNDAY IS FATHER'S DAY.

"Dad does get the short end of the stick. Retail Me Not conducts this survey every year and we find the same thing every year - is that people buy Mom more gifts than they do for Dad"

NOT THAT THERE'S ANYTHING HISTORICALLY WRONG WITH SPENDING MORE ON MOM THAN DAD.BECAUSE AS TRAE BODGE AT RETAILMENOT POINTS OUT.DAD EXPECTS LESS.

"We actually found that in our recent survey that moms really felt that they deserved a gift, where dads, all they want is family time and a gift card and they're happy - so dads, I think, are easier to please"

HOWEVER, IF YOU'RE CATCHING ON THAT THIS STORY IS REALLY MORE OF A.REMINDER TO BENEFIT US, DEAR OLD DADS.

.FATWALLET'S SURVEY THAT ASKED DADS WHAT THEY REALLY WANT.TURNED UP TOOLS, ESPECIALLY THE BATTERY-OPERATED, CORDLESS TYPE.AS A TOP CHOICE.

FOLLOWED CLOSELY BY.TECH PRODUCTS.ALTHOUGH BODGE SAYS BECAUSE TECH GETS PRICEY.THINK ACCESSORIES.

"Obviously you're not going to buy him the actual phone or the tablet, but a mobile charger, a bluetooth speaker, a great case"

BY THE WAY, THE SURVEY ON FATHER'S DAY ALSO FOUND. SONS WILL LIKELY SPEND MORE ON DAD.THAN THE DAUGHTERS DO.

CHRIS CLACKUM, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


FATHERS DAY THINGS TO DO-SS


AND LOOKING AHEAD TO THIS FATHERS DAY WEEKEND-

THERE'S A LOT OF THINGS TO DO IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WITH DAD!

WATERSIDE SHOPS IS OFFERING SHOPPERS A COMPLIMENTARY GIFT FOR DAD IF THEY SPEND $500 DOLLARS OR MORE AT ANY WATERSIDE SHOPS STORE--

NOW THROUGH SUNDAY.

IT'S A BARBECUE THEMED GIFT: WITH CHILI LIME RUB, BBQ SAUCE AND A BBQ MITT FROM WILLIAMS-SONOMA. Return to index of stories...


FATHERS DAY THINGS TO DO 2-SSTOPS


BRING YOUR DAD TO THE SUN N FUN LAGOON THIS WEEKEND!

THE PARK IS HOSTING A FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATION FROM 10 TO 5.

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FATHERS DAY THINGS TO DO 4-SSTOPS


ALSO THIS WEEKEND DADS CAN GET IN FREE AT THE SUN SPLASH FAMILY WATERPARK IN THE CAPE.

YOU CAN ALSO JOIN IN ON DOOR PRIZES WORTH MORE THAN A THOUSAND DOLLARS.

INCLUDING A WEEKEND STAY AT THE DIAMONDHEAD BEACH RESORT--

A 250 DOLLAR GIFT CARD TO BASS PRO SHOPS.AND MORE. Return to index of stories...


FATHERS DAY THINGS TO DO 3-SSTOPS


HEAD OUT ON THE GREEN THIS FATHER'S DAY.

THE SHELL FACTORY AND NATURE PARK IS GIVING A FREE ROUND OF GOLF FOR DAD'S.

PLUS THEY'RE HAVINIG A FATHER'S DAY COOK OUT!

DADS WILL EVEN GET A DISCOUNTED MEAL WITH A MORE SPECIAL OFFERS AT THE SHELL FACTORY MEN STORE.

THE SHELL FACTORY AND NATURE PARK IS OPEN FROM 11 TO 5.

FOR MORE EVENTS AROUND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA-

GO TO OUR WEBSITE-

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


POPULAR WEDDING WEEKEND-VO


THIS SATURDAY IS EXPECTED TO BE THE MOST POPULAR DATE TO GET MARRIED SO FAR THIS YEAR.

ACCORDING TO DAVID'S BRIDAL, JUST OVER 26-THOUSAND NATIONWIDE ARE EXPECTED TO WED.

RESEARCHERS SAY THE AVERAGE AMERICAN WEDDING COMES IN JUST UNDER 29-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


STREAMING MUSIC ON AMAZON-TRX-VO


AMAZON LAUNCHED A NEW MUSIC STREAMING MUSIC SERVICE.

PEOPLE WHO PAY $99 A YEAR FOR AMAZON'S PRIME SERVICE CAN LISTEN TO TENS OF THOUSANDS OF ALBUMS FOR NO EXTRA COST.

THE SERVICE, CALLED PRIME MUSIC, IS LIKELY TO BE INTEGRATED WITH AN AMAZON SMARTPHONE EXPECTED TO BE UNVEILED NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK TRACKS INTERNET ACTIVITY-OTS


FACEBOOK ANNOUNCED IT WILL NOW USE PERSONAL INFORMATION GATHERED FROM YOUR INTERNET ACTIVITY-

TO MORE PRECISELY TARGET ADVERTISEMENTS ON ITS WEBSITE.

IN AN EFFORT TO QUIET CONCERNS, FACEBOOK SAID IT WOULD LET USERS SEE WHY CERTAIN ADS POP UP IN THEIR NEWS FEEDS--

USERS CAN THEN ADD OR REMOVE AN INTEREST TO MAKE THE ADS MORE RELEVANT.

THE COMPANY IS LOOKING TO RAMP UP REVENUE AS IT COMPETES WITH GOOGLE FOR ADVERTISING DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


RUBY DEE OBIT-VO


ONE OF AMERICA'S LEGENDARY STAGE AND SCREEN ACTRESSES HAS PASSED AWAY.

RUBY DEE DIED WEDNESDAY.

DEE'S DAUGHTER, NORA DAVIS DAY, SAYS THE ACTRESS DIED AT HER HOME IN NEW YORK, SURROUNDED BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

DEE EARNED ACCLAIM DURING HER LONG CAREER FOR HER WORK ON STAGE, RADIO, TELEVISION AS WELL AS FILM.

SHE EARNED AN OSCAR NOMINATION IN 2008 FOR HER ROLE AS DENZEL WASHINGTON'S MOTHER IN THE FILM "AMERICAN GANGSTER".

RUBY DEE WAS 91 YEARS OLD. Return to index of stories...


ONCE CONJOINED TWIN-ONCAM


A PAIR OF NORTH TEXAS CONJOINED TWINS FINALLY WENT HOME SEPARATED THURSDAY. NEARLY 11 MONTHS AFTER THEIR BIRTH.

AMANDA GUERRA WAS THERE FOR THE EMOTIONAL HOMECOMING. Return to index of stories...


ONCE CONJOINED TWIN-TRX-PKG


IT'S BEEN A LONG JOURNEY THAT STARTED EVEN BEFORE THESE LITTLE ONES WERE BORN.

AND TODAY- IS THE DAY JENNI AND DAVE EZELL COULD ONLY PRAY WOULD ONE DAY COME.

S/ Jenni Ezell / Mom:12-:19

"I am so excited I am so glad to be on this side of the whole process. It's incredible."

EMMETT IS READY TO GO.

OWEN HAS A SMALL INFECTION- DOCTORS SAY IT'S JUST MINOR.

AND WITH LOTS OF HUGS, KISSES AND WELL WISHES

THEIR CHARIOTS HAVE ARRIVED.

IT'S A SHORT- BUT CAREFUL JOURNEY BY AMBULaNCE FROM DALLAS TO GRAND PRAIRIE - WHERE THE EZELL TWINS WILL NOW CALL HOME.

AND THIS- IS WHAT MOM JENNI COULD ONLY DREAM ABOUT- FOR THE PAST YEAR.

S/ Jenni Ezell / Mom:44-58

"just imagining having two healthy happy babies home. so this is it this is what … it's what we've been waiting for."

AND SOMETHING SO SIMPLE AS A SPELL IN A ROCKING CHAIR- CAN BE THE BIGGEST GIFT IN THE WORLD.

S/ Jenni Ezell / Mom 1:11-1:15

" oh… it's just incredible. And he has no idea "

S/ Dave Ezell / Dad 1:15-1:25

"it is better than my initial dream because what this has done- it brought my family closer together. And we're stronger than we ever could've been 55 were it not for this so"

THE SWEET SOUND OF HOME… THE START OF A NEW JOURNEY- FOR ONE INCREDIBLY GRATEFUL FAMILY.

S/ Dave Ezell / Dad 1:33-1:37

"this is great. This is what we dreamed about." Return to index of stories...


ONCE CONJOINED TWIN-TAG


THAT WAS AMANDA GUERRA REPORTING.

COMING UP NEXT-

A LOOK AT YOUR TOP STORIES.

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


BOOTH ALERT


SAT 24

The luxury home that has been teetering on the edge of a cliff over Lake Whitney in Texas is being burned down as we speak.

Good flames.

Feedroom is working on tuning it in -- keep and eye out. Return to index of stories...


BELLA VIDA BURGLARY-TRXVO TOPS


LET'S RUN DOWN SOME OF YOUR TOP STORIES RIGHT NOW-

CAPE CORAL POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A BURGLARY THAT HAPPENED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT.

THIS HAPPENED AT BELLA VIDA -- A GATED COMMUNITY ON DEL PRADO BOULEVARD NEAR U-S 41.

NBC-2 SPOKE EXCLUSIVELY WITH THE VICTIM.

SHE TELLS US SHE BARRACATED HERSELF WITH HER TWO YOUNG DAUGHTERS IN A ROOM--- AS THE THIEF BROKE INTO HER HOUSE.

IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING-

CALL CAPE CORAL POLICE. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE HOME INVASION-VOTOPS


NEW DETAILS ON AN ARMED ROBBERY THAT HAPPENED IN IMMOKALEE WEDNESDAY NIGHTt. ON STATE ROAD 29.

DEPUTIES SAY ALBERTO AYALA AND KELLY CARTER TIED UP A TEEN. AND THREATENED HIS LIFE.

THOSE TWO MEN WERE SPOTTED HIDING IN THE WOODS.

NOW WILL FACE A JUDGE.

DETECTIVES SAY THEY ARE *NOT PART OF THE CRIME RING RESPONSIBLE FOR A SLEW OF RECENT HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


NELSON FORT MYERS-VOTOPS


TODAY. U-S SENATOR BILL NELSON HITS UP FORT MYERS.

HE'LL BE AT THE SMALL PAVILLION IN CENTENNIAL PARK. TO TALK ABOUT THE EVERGLADES RESTORATION PLAN.

THE BILL WAS SIGNED THIS WEEK BY PRESDIENT OBAMA. IT'S DESIGNED TO REDUCE HARMFUL RELEASES FROM LAKE OKEECHOBEE INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE. Return to index of stories...


MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE


TAKING ONE LAST LOOK AT THE DOW THIS HOUR. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-3-SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...


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