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DIRECTORS PAGE FORECAST-WXWALL
HEADLINES-SOT FM FIREFIGHTERS CHARITY-VO-WIPE
SEVERE WEATHER OPEN-CLIP FM FIREFIGHTERS CHARITY-SOTVO
FIRST WX-HTC OMA TEA PARTY-VO
MANSION BREAK IN UPDATE-PLAStrxSS-VO VETERANS FAIR-VO
MANSION BREAK IN UPDATE-PKG HOPE THE DOG UPDATE-trxVOTOPS-WIPE
MANSION BREAK IN UPDATE-SSTOPS HOPE THE DOG UPDATE-SOTVO
CAPE SCHOOL VANDALS-trxVOTOPS-OC TEASE SPORTS-2SH-VO
DECISION 2014 OPEN-CLIP SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
EARLY VOTING SATURDAY-SS-OC US OPEN-ON CAM
COVERAGE PROMISE-WEB ANIM US OPEN HIGHLIGHTS-VOTOPS-WIPE
LIZBETH BENAQUISTO KICKOFF-VOTOPS-WIPE US OPEN SCORES-CGTOPS-WIPE
LIZBETH BENAQUISTO KICKOFF-SOTVO US OPEN POST-SOT-WIPE
NAPLES GAS STATION-ONCAM LA KINGS CELEBRATION-VO IN PLASMA
NAPLES GAS STATION-trxPKG KINGS WIN STANLEY CUP-VOTOPS-WIPE
ESTERO YOUNG CROWD-ONCAM KINGS REAX-SOT
ESTERO YOUNG CROWD-PKG NBA FINALS-ON CAM
NEW AT SIX OPEN-CLIP HEAT REAX-SOT-WIPE
TEASE ONE------------ COLOMBIA GREECE-VOTOPS-WIPE
A) GAS TANK EXPLOSION-NATVO-WIPE CHUCK NOLL DIES-VOTOPS-WIPE
B) IRAQ LATEST-NATVO ROSS CHASTAIN NATIONWIDE-VOTOPS
WEATHER-STC FSL ALL STAR GAME-ON CAM
IRAQ LATEST-trxVOTOPS INDIANS RED SOX-VOTOPS-WIPE
GAS TANK EXPLOSION ON CAM-trxNATVO-OC TWINS TIGERS-VOTOPS-WIPE
GAS TANK EXPLOSION ON CAM-PKG PIRATES MARLINS-VOTOPS
TOSS TO BREAK-OC-RADAR TOSS TO BREAK-ON CAM
FORECAST OPEN-CLIP BREAK FOUR
LIGHTENING VIDEO-VOTOPS CLOSE-4SHOT


DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES-SOT


ONLY NBC-2 CAMERAS ARE ROLLING WHEN CAPE POLICE BUST TWO MEN --

NOW ACCUSED OF AN ELABORATE PARTY-HOUSE SQUATTING OPERATION

anybody can intrude your home, anybody has access to your

home

NEW TONIGHT --

A WARNING FOR ALL HOMEOWNERS FROM EXPERTS WHO CAN SHOW HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF.

PLUS --

THESE WANTED VANDALS BROKE INTO A LEE COUNTY SCHOOL --

CAUSING MORE THAN 25-HUNDRED DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

THEN --

A PETITION TO STOP A WELL KNOWN GAS STATION FROM COMING TO THIS NAPLES COMMUNITY.

gale burton/against racetrac construction

25:30-34

it's going to be a horribly ugly entrance to naples

THE HUNDREDS OF SIGNATURES --

AND THE PUSH TO MAINTAIN THEIR SECLUSION. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


SEVERE WEATHER OPEN Return to index of stories...


FIRST WX-HTC


AD LIB WEATHER

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.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms have been commonplace this afternoon for communities east of Interstate 75. These showers and storms are likely to continue across the interior of the state through this evening, before tapering off tonight. Overnight lows in the inland stretches of Florida look to bottom out in the upper 60s to low 70s.

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.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms have been commonplace this afternoon for communities east of Interstate 75. These showers and storms are likely to continue across the interior of the state through this evening, before tapering off tonight. Overnight lows in the inland stretches of Florida look to bottom out in the upper 60s to low 70s. Return to index of stories...


MANSION BREAK IN UPDATE-PLAStrxSS-VO


WE START WITH DEVELOPING NEWS -- OUT OF CAPE CORAL.

A LUXURY MANSION, UP FOR SALE, TURNED INTO A WILD PARTY HOUSE.

ALL BECAUSE OF A CRAIGSLIST AD.

THESE TWO MEN ARE ACCUSED OF SETTING UP THE WHOLE THING.

TODAY - THEY FACED A LEE COUNTY JUDGE --

AT THE SAME TIME -

NBC' SAT DOWN WITH HOME WATCH COMPANY -- WITH TIPS ON HOW TO KEEP THIS FROM HAPPENING TO YOU.

BRITTANY WEINER REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


MANSION BREAK IN UPDATE-PKG


IT'S A HOMEOWNERS WORST NIGHTMARE.

Michael Przstanwik/Homeowner/20:30:54 "They broke in through here." 20:30:57

PEOPLE STAYING IN YOUR HOME UNINVITED.

Michael Przstanwik/Homeowner/20:30:45 "They moved a mattress out of the garage and set their little sleeping quarters here." 20:30:49

IT HAPPENED TO A CAPE CORAL HOMEOWNER MICHAEL PRZSTANWIK.

HIS VACANT MILLION DOLLAR HOME IS ADVERTISED FOR SALE ON ENTURY 21.

ON CRAIGSLIST IT WAS ADVERTISED AS A PARTY HOUSE -- BY 26-YEAR-OLD KYLE MOSS WHO APPEARED IN COURT SATURDAY MORNING.

Diane Jones/Neighbor/20:20:11 "It's scary that people leave and there's no one around." 20:20:17

GULF SHORE HOME WATCH AND CONCIERGE OWNER DEW CUNNINGHAM SAYS INCIDENTS LIKE THIS CAN BE PREVENTED.

Opening door nats

HER BUSINESS CHECKS VACANT HOMES BY REQUEST, MAKING SURE EVERYTHING IS MAINTAINED AND NO ONE IS BREAKING IN.

Dew Cunningham/Owner, Gulf Shore Home Watch & Concierge/06:48:38 "One of the homes that I did over in Cape Coral I had to call the police to assist me there because when I opened the front door, when I attempted to open the front door then I heard noise behind the door." 06:48:49

SHE SAYS LIGHTS ON TIMERS HELP DETUR UNWANTED HOUSE GUESTS.

ALSO HAVING SOMEONE MAINTAIN YOUR LAWN, PICK UP YOUR MAIL AND KEEP YOUR WINDOWS VISIBLE.

Dew Cunningham/Owner, Gulf Shore Home Watch & Concierge/06:47:10 "If it's during the day time then neighbors can see if somebody's casing the home and walking around it, and it also prevents somebody hiding behind the shrubbery to get access into your home." 06:47:22

ACCESS MOSS AND 24-YEAR-OLD VINCENT DENILLO WERE ABLE TO GET THROUGH A BACK WINDOW AT THE CAPE CORAL MANSION.

REPORTING IN CAPE CORAL, BRITTANY WEINER NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


MANSION BREAK IN UPDATE-SSTOPS


BRITTANY -- THANKS.

TONIGHT -- BOTH MEN FACE BURGLARY AND GRAND THEFT CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE SCHOOL VANDALS-trxVOTOPS-OC


NEW TONIGHT -

CAPE CORAL POLICE NEED YOUR HELP CATCHING THIS GROUP OF TEENS.

THEY'RE SPOTTED IN THEIR SURVEILLANCE PICTURES CAUSING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS OF DAMAGE TO IDA BAKER HIGH SCHOOL.

POLICE SAY, THEY DAMAGED THREE GOLFCARTS DURING A JOYRIDE.

GOLF CARTS AT SOUTHWEST CAPE CORAL HIGH WERE STOLEN BEFORE.

NO WORD WHETHER THE SAME TEENS ARE RESPONSIBLE. Return to index of stories...


DECISION 2014 OPEN-CLIP


DECISION 2014 OPEN Return to index of stories...


EARLY VOTING SATURDAY-SS-OC


A BIG WEEKEND FOR CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES IN DISTRICT 19.

EARLY VOTING FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION STARTED TODAY.

REPUBLICAN CURT CLAWSON

DEMOCRAT APRIL FREEMAN

LIBERTARIAN RAY NETHERWOOD --

AND WRITE IN CANDIDATE, TIMOTHY ROSSANO.

ALL FOUR WANT TO REPLACE FORMER CONGRESSMAN TREY RADEL -- AFTER RESIGNING FOR COCAINE USE, BACK IN JANUARY.

NEW NUMBERS OUT OF SHOW 409 PEOPLE VOTED IN COLLIER COUNTY TODAY. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-WEB ANIM


FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING WHERE YOU CAN VOTE --

GO TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

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


LIZBETH BENAQUISTO KICKOFF-VOTOPS-WIPE


MEANTIME --

STATE SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO KICKED OFF HER RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN, TODAY.

YOU MAY REMEMBER --

BENAQUISTO CHALLENGED CURT CLAWSON FOR THE CONGRESSIONAL SEAT THE TREY RADEL VACATED.

SHE SAYS, HER RUN FOR THAT OFFICE HASN'T CHANGED HER PLANS IN TALLAHASSEE. Return to index of stories...


LIZBETH BENAQUISTO KICKOFF-SOTVO


this race is all about earning the trust of the voters, one person at a time and I will ask them for their trust and support and no matter who is in the race, campaign the same way

BENAQUISTO IS IS A PART OF SENATE DISTRICT 30 -- WHICH COVERS PARTS OF CHARLOTTE AND LEE COUNTIES.

THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY IS AUGUST 26. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES GAS STATION-ONCAM


NEW TONIGHT -- FROM COLLIER COUNTY.

PEOPLE LIVING IN ONE NAPLES COMMUNITY ARE PRETTY UPSET.

IT'S ALL SURROUNDING PLANS FOR A NEW GAS STATION, RIGHT IN THEIR BACKYARDS.

NBC2 FOUND OUT -- HUNDREDS HAVE SIGNED A PETITION TO STOP THE RACETRAC FROM BEING BUILT.

ANDREA HUBBELL PICKS UP THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES GAS STATION-trxPKG


:00-12 Andrea Hubbell

30:30-42

THIS IS THE BIG CHUNK OF LAND UP FOR DISCUSSION WHERE RACETRAC MIGHT BUILD THEIR NEXT GAS STATION. THOSE PLANS AREN'T CONCRETE, BUT AS I TALKED TO NEIGHBORS I LEARNED THEIR DECISION AGAINST THIS PROJECT IS.

Nat -- birds chirps

IN A NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE AFTERNOONS ARE QUIET

nat

AND THE DAYS ARE LAZY

nat

ALL 24 HOMEOWNERS ALONG FEDERICK STREET AGREE

23:34-37

it just doesn't make sense for this community

THERE IS NO WAY -- THEY WAN'T TO SEE A GAS STATION BUILT HERE.

18:34-38

immediately we realized this was going to be completely incompatible with our neighborhood.

VERN HAMMET HAS LIVED ALONG THE CITY LIMITS FOR MORE THAN A DECADE.

THE IDEA OF A 24-PUMP - 24 HOUR GAS STATION SITTING ON THIS LOT -- DOESN'T SIT WELL WITH HIM.

19:50-20:00

we're talking about six thousand square feet of retail space along with 24 pumps that's running 24-7, i mean that's just a massive project with just a huge amount of increase of traffic.

gale burton/against racetrac construction

25:30-34

it's going to be a horribly ugly entrance to naples

GALE BURTON HAS LIVED HERE EVEN LONGER.

27:34-36

it's going to go down the hill

GALE SAYS -- SINCE SHE MOVED IN IN 1981 THINGS HAVE CHANGED DRAMATICALLY.

gale burton/against racetrac construction

24:55-25:00

there are still homes back there that are all going to be looking over this big development.

GALE AND MORE THAN 600 OTHERS AGREE.

THESE SIGNATURES -- SHOWING THEY DON'T WANT A RACETRAC GAS STATION HERE EITHER.

FOR MORE THAN ONE REASON.

27:17-23

it will definitely decrease the value of those immediately adjacent to the property.

23:38-48

we're not opposed to development we're not opposed to commercial development it just has to make sense and it has to consider the residential areas directly adjacent to the project.

3:08-24

NOW THOSE FOLKS YOU JUST HEARD FROM THEY SAY THEY PLAN ON TELLING MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ABOUT THIS PROJECT AND WHY THEY'RE AGAINST IT, ALL SUMMER LONG. AS FOR ANY DECISIONS BEING MADE NONE WILL BE TALKED ABOUT OR MADE UNTIL EARLY FALL. IN COLLIER COUNY AH NBC2. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO YOUNG CROWD-ONCAM


ANDREA -- THANKS.

NEW FROM LEE COUNTY.

ESTERO LEADERS TELL NBC-2 -- THEY WANT A YOUNGER CROWD IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD.

NBC2'S TY RUSSELL -- TOOK A CLOSER LOOK AT WHAT'S BEING DONE TO ATTRACT THE NEW CROWD. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO YOUNG CROWD-PKG


THIS VACANT LOT IN ESTERO MAY NOT BE EMPTY FOR LONG.

3:07:42-3:07:46

Patrick Sweeney/ estero resident

"I think Estero is going to grow to be a very fine place to live."

PATRICK SWEENEY LIVES AT COCONUT POINT.

IT'S A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE CAN LIVE, EAT, AND SHOP.

3:08:08-3:08:13

Patrick Sweeney/ estero resident

"It is an actual experience where you can enjoy your entire life and

never leave the area."

THE ESTERO COUNCIL OF COMMUNITY LEADERS WOULD LIKE TO SEE MORE OF THOSE.

THEY'RE WORKIGN WITH DEVELOPERS ON WAYS TO BUILD MORE BARS, SHOPS, LUXURY APARTMENTS AND CONDOS.

AND THERE IS PLENTY OF SPACE TO BUILD.

2:57:42-2:57:47

Nick Batos/ ESTERO COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

"The community right now is more or less of an older group and we want

a younger group."

NICK BATOS SERVES AS THE COUNCIL'S CHAIR.

HE'S PREPARING FOR 700 HERTZ EMPLOYEES AT THE NEW WORLD HEADQUARTERS AT THE CORNER OF US 41 AND WILLIAMS ROAD.

BATOS HOPES TO SEE MORE BIG NAME COMPANIES ANNOUNCE PLANS TO MOVE.

2:58:18-2:58:26

Nick Batos/ ESTERO COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

"One of the things they want to have to bring employees into the area

is the amenities like their social activities."

BUSINESSES LIKE MARTINELLI'S PIZZERIA IS PACKED DURING SEASON.

BUT GENERAL MANAGER SAYS IT'LL BE NICE TO HAVE PEOPLE STAY YEAR AROUND.

3:08:42-3:08:49

Richard Kahaly/ business manager

"Hopefully we can get more people to stay around here throughout the

year, that way we can do some more business and all the local

businesses can stay alive."

ABOUT 40-THOUSAND PEOPLE LIVE IN ESTERO DURING SEASON.

A LITTLE MORE THAN HALF ARE THERE ALL YEAR.

ESTERO LEADERS DON'T EXPECT THE YOUNGER CROWD TO BE SEASONAL.

IN ESTERO. TY RUSSELL. NBC2 Return to index of stories...


NEW AT SIX OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE ONE------------


NATS

CAUGHT ON CAMERA --

A GAS TANK IGNITES, IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT -- IS SURE TO SHOCK YOU.

PLUS THIS --

NATS

WHAT'S NEXT FOR IRAQ -- AS A GROUP OF POWERFUL MILITANTS TAKES HOLD OF SEVERAL CITIES TONIGHT.

THE DECISION BY PRESIDENT OBAMA -- ON WHETHER U-S AIRSTRIKES ARE ON THE HORIZON. Return to index of stories...


A) GAS TANK EXPLOSION-NATVO-WIPE


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B) IRAQ LATEST-NATVO


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WEATHER-STC


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IRAQ LATEST-trxVOTOPS


CRISIS IN IRAQ.

DEVELOPING TONIGHT OVERSEAS --

A DANGEROUS TERRORIST ORGANIZATION HAS BEEN CAUSING BLOODSHED ACROSS THE COUNRY.

THE GROUP HAS SEIZED CONTROL OF SEVERAL CITIES IN SYRIA AND IRAQ.

RIGHT NOW -- WE ARE LEARNING THIS GROUP - KNOWN AS ISIS - HAS THEIR EYES SET ON THE CAPITAL OF BAGHDAD.

PRESIDENT OBAMA SAID FRIDAY -- U.S. GROUND TROOPS WON'T BE SENT INTO COMBAT IN IRAQ.

HE SAYS -- OTHER OPTIONS, LIKE AIRSTRIKES, ARE BEING EXPLORED. Return to index of stories...


GAS TANK EXPLOSION ON CAM-trxNATVO-OC


EXPLOSION

MUST-SEE VIDEO TONIGHT.

OFFICERS IN A SMALL UTAH TOWN -- SAW FIRST HAND, HOW QUICKLY A DANGEROUS SITUATION -- CAN COME MUCH CLOSER THAN EXPECTED.

ALEX CABRERO HAS HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


GAS TANK EXPLOSION ON CAM-PKG


**explosion**

LIGHTING UP THE NIGHT SKY. THIS EXPLOSION COULD BE SEEN FOR MILES.

**are you guys okay down there?**

THIS IS CELL PHONE VIDEO FROM A UTAH HIGHWAY PATROL TROOPER.

.AND THIS IS DASHCAM VIDEO FROM ANOTHER TROOPERS CAR A QUARTER MILE AWAY.

LISTEN TO WHAT HAPPENED RIGHT AFTER THE EXPLOSION.

**bang**

DID YOU HEAR IT? HERE IT IS AGAIN.

**bang**

A PIECE OF METAL, FROM A 500-POUND PROPANE TANK THAT EXPLODED NEAR BEAR RIVER CITY IN BOX ELDER COUNTY. FLEW INTO THE AIR. WENT A QUARTER MILE. AND LANDED NEXT TO THE PATROL CAR.

**i just had a bunch of stuff hit my car**

THIS. IS THAT PIECE OF METAL. WEIGHING ABOUT 50 POUNDS.

"If my trooper had not moved his car, it's likely he would have been seriously injured, and he may have even been killed with a size of a piece like that hitting. It literally took out a chunk of asphalt."

HE'S RIGHT. YOU CAN SEE WHERE IT LANDED IN THESE PICTURES.

"I'm just grateful that nothing happened to my trooper that night, or no one else."

TROOPERS AND FIRE CREWS SAY. THIS IS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF WHY ROADS ARE SOMETIMES CLOSED SO FAR AWAY FROM A FIRE.

BEFORE THE EXPLOSION, THE TROOPER TOLD SEVERAL PEOPLE THEY CAN'T DRIVE PAST HIS ROADBLOCK.

**you'll have to go back this way**

WITH ALL THE SHRAPNEL FLYING INTO THE AIR. HE MAY HAVE SAVED SOMEBODY FROM GETTING HURT.

"When you have metal projectiles going over a quarter of a mile, that's really scary for not only the responders safety, but the public's safety that's driving by because they see something going on."

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TOSS TO BREAK-OC-RADAR


ALEX CABRERO WITH THAT REPORT.

STILL TO COME --

AN UPDATE ON AN ACRDIA DOG -- SEVERELY BURNED BY HER OWN OWNER.

FOR NOW -- A LIVE LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S ONLY LIVE RADAR.

METEOROLOGIST ROB DUNS IS BACK WITH YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST.

WE'RE BACK -- IN 2-MINUTES. Return to index of stories...


FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


GENERIC WEATHER OPEN Return to index of stories...


LIGHTENING VIDEO-VOTOPS


LIGHTNING -- LIT UP THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SKY, OVERNIGHT.

NBC2 VIEWER BRIANNA BOEHLING IN PELICAN BAY SENT THIS TO US --

SHE SAYS IT WENT ON FOR ABOUT 30 MINUTES EARLY THIS MORNING -- NO RAIN OR THUNDER -- JUST A LIGHTENING STORM. Return to index of stories...


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.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms have been commonplace this afternoon for communities east of Interstate 75. These showers and storms are likely to continue across the interior of the state through this evening, before tapering off tonight. Overnight lows in the inland stretches of Florida look to bottom out in the upper 60s to low 70s.

Though cities along the coast have seen a dry Saturday afternoon, there is the potential for some isolated rain or thunder later tonight pushing onshore from the Gulf of Mexico. Temperatures look to cool down into early Sunday morning near 72 degrees at Fort Myers and Port Charlotte with lows near 73 degrees at Naples.

FATHER'S DAY FORECAST

Father's Day Sunday looks a touch warmer with highs in the afternoon near 92 degrees. With more of an easterly wind across the peninsula, we'll look for the risk of showers and thunderstorms to move along with the seabreeze from the Gulf. Though any rain and thunder should remain somewhat isolated in nature, it appears most likely for cities along and east of Interstate 75, though the chance of a few showers or storms moving along the US 41 corridor will need to stay in the forecast.

A more typical June weather pattern appears ready to dominate the forecast for the upcoming work week. Highs look seasonal topping out in the low 90s with nighttime temperatures in the low 70s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible each of the next several upcoming afternoons, compliments of the seabreeze interaction.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No organized tropical cyclones are currently active in the Atlantic, Carribean or Gulf of Mexico. No development of tropical activity is anticipated in the next five days as well.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms have been commonplace this afternoon for communities east of Interstate 75. These showers and storms are likely to continue across the interior of the state through this evening, before tapering off tonight. Overnight lows in the inland stretches of Florida look to bottom out in the upper 60s to low 70s.

Though cities along the coast have seen a dry Saturday afternoon, there is the potential for some isolated rain or thunder later tonight pushing onshore from the Gulf of Mexico. Temperatures look to cool down into early Sunday morning near 72 degrees at Fort Myers and Port Charlotte with lows near 73 degrees at Naples.

FATHER'S DAY FORECAST

Father's Day Sunday looks a touch warmer with highs in the afternoon near 92 degrees. With more of an easterly wind across the peninsula, we'll look for the risk of showers and thunderstorms to move along with the seabreeze from the Gulf. Though any rain and thunder should remain somewhat isolated in nature, it appears most likely for cities along and east of Interstate 75, though the chance of a few showers or storms moving along the US 41 corridor will need to stay in the forecast.

A more typical June weather pattern appears ready to dominate the forecast for the upcoming work week. Highs look seasonal topping out in the low 90s with nighttime temperatures in the low 70s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible each of the next several upcoming afternoons, compliments of the seabreeze interaction.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No organized tropical cyclones are currently active in the Atlantic, Carribean or Gulf of Mexico. No development of tropical activity is anticipated in the next five days as well. Return to index of stories...


FM FIREFIGHTERS CHARITY-VO-WIPE


ROB -- THANKS.

THEY FIGHT FIRES.

TONIGHT, THEY'RE HELPING ONE OF THEIR OWN FIGHT OFF CANCER.

BILL DAMEWOOD DRIVES A FIRE TRUCK FOR THE FORT MYERS FIRE DEPARTMENT.

HE'S NOW BATTLING COLON CANCER.

LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS ARE RAISING MONEY, THROUGH TODAY'S POKER RUN.

IT STARTED ON FORT MYERS BEACH -- AND ENDED IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


FM FIREFIGHTERS CHARITY-SOTVO


2:50:17-2:50:31

Deryck Bjerke/ fort Myers fire firefighter

"We just want to make sure everyone is aware of the situation and they should be getting checked regularly by their physician."

THE PERSON WITH THE BEST POKER HAND WINS SOME OF THE MONEY RAISED.

THE REST IS GOING TO DAMEWOOD. Return to index of stories...


OMA TEA PARTY-VO


IT MAY BE MID-JUNE -- BUT ONE NON-PROFIT IS ALWAYS THINKING ABOUT CHRISTMAS.

OMA'S HEART RAISES MONEY TO PROVIDE CHRISTMAS GIFTS TO FAMILIES IN NEED.

TODAY THE GROUP RAISED MONEY FOR THOSE PRESENTS DURING A LADIES TEA AND LUNCHEON.

ALL THE PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT WILL BENEFIT FAMILIES.

LAST YEAR THE LUNCHEON BROUGHT IN MORE THAN 3-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

ORGANIZERS THINK THEY'LL EXCEED THAT THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


VETERANS FAIR-VO


HODGES UNIVERSITY -- IN FORT MYERS -- HOSTED THE 3RD ANNUAL VETERAN'S FAIR, TODAY.

MORE THAN FORTY LOCAL BUSINESSES, STATE AND FEDERAL AGENCIES LOOKING TO HIRE VETS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS.

THOSE IN ATTENDANCE SAY THIS HELPS WITH THE HARDEST PART OF TRANSITIONING OUT OF SERVICE.

THE EVENT PROVIDED HEALTHCARE, HOUSING OTHER TRANSITION SERVICES. Return to index of stories...


HOPE THE DOG UPDATE-trxVOTOPS-WIPE


REMEMBER HOPE?

THE ARCADIA DOG -- SET ON FIRE BY HER OWNER?

WELL-- AS YOU CAN TELL-- SHE'S ON THE MEND.

TODAY -- SHE WAS GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION AT A PET SMART IN NAPLES.

THAT'S WHERE HER NEW OWNER BROUGHT HER TO SHOW OFF FOR MANY OF HER SUPPORTER -- AND PEOPLE WHO SAY THE PUPPY HAS BEEN AN INSPIRATION FOR THEM. Return to index of stories...


HOPE THE DOG UPDATE-SOTVO


and as I followed her on facebook all i could think about was if she could do it, i could do it too.

So she definitely has been my hope.

She is an inspiration to us and to many people out there.

HOPE'S OWNER SAYS SHE'S VERY HEALTHY.

TONIGHT -- ONLY ONE MORE MONTH UNTIL SHE WILL BE BANDAGE FREE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SPORTS-2SH-VO


AD-LIBS

STILL CELEBRATING STANLEY CUP WIN IN L-A. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


SPORTS OPEN Return to index of stories...


US OPEN-ON CAM


WITH A SIX-STROKE LEAD HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND. MARTIN KAYMER HAD SOME ROOM FOR ERROR AT THE U-S OPEN.

ERROR IS A WORD THAT HADN'T BEEN USED AT ALL IN DESCRIBING KAYMER'S PLAY DURING THE FIRST TWO ROUNDS OF THE TOURNAMENT.

THROUGH THIRTY-SIX HOLES. KAYMER HAD BOGIED JUST ONCE. WITH ELEVEN BIRDIES TO HIS NAME. SHOOTING A U-S OPEN RECORD SCORE OF 130 THROUGH TWO DAYS. Return to index of stories...


US OPEN HIGHLIGHTS-VOTOPS-WIPE


KAYMER HAD HIS UPS AND DOWNS IN ROUND THREE. BUT CAME UP HUGE ON THE PAR FIVE FIFTH. RIGHT ON THE MARK WITH THIS EAGLE PUTT. MOVING TO GET BACK TO WHERE HE STARTED THE DAY AT 10-UNDER.

A COUPLE OF PLAYERS MADE A MOVE TO GET BACK IN THE MIX. RICKIE FOWLER. ONE OF THEM. LONG BIRDIE AT 10. ONE OF FIVE ON THE DAY TO MOVE RICKIE INTO A TIE FOR SECOND.

KAYMER BOGIED FIVE HOLES. BUT HE FINISHED STRONG. ROLLS IN THE BIRDIE AT 18 TO TAKE A FIVE-SHOT LEAD INTO THE FINAL ROUND. Return to index of stories...


US OPEN SCORES-CGTOPS-WIPE


KAYMER IS ON TOP AT EIGHT UNDER PAR.

HE'LL BE IN THE FINAL GROUP WITH RICKIE FOWLER.

FOWLER AND ERIK COMPTON. THE ONLY PLAYERS TO SHOOT UNDER PAR IN ROUND THREE.

KAYMER. TRYING TO BECOME THE FIRST GERMAN PLAYER EVER TO WIN THE U-S OPEN. Return to index of stories...


US OPEN POST-SOT-WIPE


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LA KINGS CELEBRATION-VO IN PLASMA


THERE'S NOTHING LIKE A PARTY IN HOLLYWOOD.

THAT'S WHAT THE L-A KINGS ARE LIVING RIGHT NOW. ROYALTY BOTH IN THE CITY OF ANGELS AND IN PRO HOCKEY.

ENJOYING ALL THE FUN THAT COMES WITH A SECOND STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE LAST THREE YEARS. Return to index of stories...


KINGS WIN STANLEY CUP-VOTOPS-WIPE


IT TOOK A PAIR OF OVERTIME SESSIONS AND EVERY BIT OF GRIT THEY HAD. BUT THE KINGS EARNED THE RIGHT TO HOIST THE CUP ON THEIR HOME ICE EARLY THIS MORNING. GETTING AN ALEC MARTINEZ GOAL IN DOUBLE O-T TO KNOCK OUT THE NEW YORK RANGERS.

L-A TOOK CARE OF BUSINESS IN FIVE GAMES. SHOWING THE HEART OF A CHAMPION. WINNING THREE GAMES THAT WENT TO OVERTIME IN THE SERIES.

AND NOW, THEY'RE CHAMPS AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


KINGS REAX-SOT


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NBA FINALS-ON CAM


LAST YEAR. THE MIAMI HEAT STAVED OFF ELIMINATION TWICE IN THE N-B-A FINALS. COMING BACK WITH A PAIR OF HUGE WINS OVER THE SPURS TO WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP.

BUT BOTH OF THOSE GAMES WERE IN MIAMI.

THIS TIME. THE HEAT WILL NEED TO WIN THREE STRAIGHT. TWO IN SAN ANTONIO. INCLUDING SUNDAY NIGHT'S GAME FIVE. Return to index of stories...


HEAT REAX-SOT-WIPE


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COLOMBIA GREECE-VOTOPS-WIPE


COLOMBIA. IN ITS FIRST WORLD CUP SINCE 1998. FACING GREECE.

JUAN VALDEZ WOULD BE PROUD OF THIS ONE. ARMERO. PUTTING HIS FEET TO GOOD USE. PUTS IT IN THE NET FOR A 1-0 COLUMBIAN LEAD.

TWO GOALS LATER. COLUMBIA HAD ITSELF A 3-NIL OPENING ROUND WIN.

COSTA RICA BEATS URUGUAY, 3-1.

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CHUCK NOLL DIES-VOTOPS-WIPE


THE N-F-L LOST ONE OF ITS LEGENDS FRIDAY NIGHT.

CHUCK NOLL. WHO COACHED THE STEELERS TO FOUR SUPER BOWL TITLES IN SIX YEARS. DIED IN HIS HOME IN PITTSBURGH AT THE AGE OF 82.

NOLL'S 16-8 RECORD IN THE PLAYOFFS IS STILL ONE OF THE BEST IN N-F-L HISTORY. Return to index of stories...


ROSS CHASTAIN NATIONWIDE-VOTOPS


ALVA'S ROSS CHASTAIN. DRIVING HIS SECOND CAREER NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES RACE. STARTING 17TH IN THE OLLIE'S BARGAIN OUTLET 250 AT MICHIGAN.

CHASTAIN GRABBED A SOLID 12TH PLACE FINISH.

JOEY LOGANO HAD THE LEAD LATE. BUT HAD TO PIT WITH FIVE LAPS TO GO.

PAUL MENARD TAKES ADVANTAGE. HE GOES ONTO HIS SECOND CAREER NATIONWIDE SERIES VICTORY. Return to index of stories...


FSL ALL STAR GAME-ON CAM


THE FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME IS TONIGHT IN BRADENTON. AND THE CHARLOTTE STONE CRABS COACHING STAFF. INCLUDING MANAGER JARED SANDBERG. WILL LEAD THE SOUTH DIVISION TEAM.

THREE STONE CRABS PLAYERS WILL BE THERE, TOO: CATCHER JUSTIN O'CONNOR AND INFIELDERS PATRICK LEONARD AND LEONARDO REGINATTO.

D-H ADAM BRETT WALKER AND PITCHER JOSE BARRIOS WILL REPRESENT THE FORT MYERS MIRACLE. Return to index of stories...


INDIANS RED SOX-VOTOPS-WIPE


THE RED SOX. LOOKING TO MAKE IT THREE STRAIGHT WINS OVER THE TRIBE AT FENWAY.

WHEN THE LIGHTS POP. PAPI POP. DAVID ORTIZ WITH THE R-B-I DOUBLE IN THE FIRST.

BUT THE INDIANS SCORE TWO IN THE SEVENTH. COME BACK TO WIN, 3-2. Return to index of stories...


TWINS TIGERS-VOTOPS-WIPE


THE TWINS. WITH A CHANCE TO PULL WITHIN TWO GAMES OF THE TIGERS FOR FIRST PLACE IN THE A-L CENTRAL.

DETROIT'S THIRD INNING CRUSHED JUST ABOUT ANY HOPE OF THAT. VICTOR MARTINEZ. TWO RUN HOMER. PART OF A SEVEN-RUN FRAME.

TIGERS WIN, 12-7. Return to index of stories...


PIRATES MARLINS-VOTOPS


AFTER PLAYING 13 INNINGS ON FRIDAY. THE PIRATES AND MARLINS. BACK AT IT THIS AFTERNOON.

ANDREW MCCUTCHEN DIDN'T LOOK TIRED.

THE REIGNING NATIONAL LEAGUE M-V-P. BLASTING THE THREE-RUN HOMER IN THE FOURTH.

PIRATES LEAD, 8-2, IN THE 7TH. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO BREAK-ON CAM


HOUSTON BEATS THE RAYS, 7-3

U-C IRVINE BEATS TEXAS, 3-1, IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES.

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


BREAK FOUR


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CLOSE-4SHOT


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