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ANCHOR SUPERS BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM
DIRECTORS PAGE HL1) RICK SCOTT LIVE IN STUDIO-TRX-livelook OR SS
HEADLINES HL2) LEE COUNTY DRONES-TRX-VO
HL1) LEHIGH HEAD ON CRASH-TRX-VO HL3) BEACH REPORT-TRX-VO
HL2) CELL PHONE SEARCH-TRX-SOTVO GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH
HL3) WORLD CUP MATCH-TRX-SOTVO 6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL
GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH-sat21 TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT
6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT LEE COUNTY DRONES-OC-NATSVO-CG
TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC PORT CHARLOTTE DEATH-TRX-SS-TCMON
LEHIGH HEAD ON CRASH-TRX-OC-VO PORT CHARLOTTE DEATH-SOTVO-TCMON-BNR
BRUSH FIRE-TRX-VO BEACH REPORT-OC-SS
COMCAST JOBS-OC-TRX-OBX RICK SCOTT COMCAST JOBS-2SH-TRX-3SHOT-SS
COMCAST JOBS-LIVE RICK SCOTT FAMILIES TOUR-SS-3SHOT
COMCAST JOBS-SS RICK SCOTT CRIST POLL-SS-3SHOT
COMCAST JOBS-LIVE QUARTER HOUR PUSH-LIVELOOKTOPS OR VO
GM CRUZE-TRX-OC-VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
ESTERO KIDS-OC-SS-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
ESTERO KIDS-SOTVO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
COST OF SEARCH-ONCAM 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
CLAWSON SWORN IN-OC-SOTVO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
SCOTUS CELL PHONE SEARCH-OC-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
SCOTUS CELL PHONE SEARCH-SOTVO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
SEVERE WEATHER-OC-TRX-NATSVO WORLD CUP USA V GERMANY-2SH ANIBOX
WORLD CUP USA V GERMANY-OTS-SS-SOTVO-BNR WORLD CUP USA V GERMANY-LIVE
FACEBOOK COMMENTS-CGS WORLD CUP USA V GERMANY-SS-VO-SS
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO WORLD CUP USA V GERMANY-LIVE
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL FAMILY CAUGHT IN FIRE-OC-VO
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 HOT CAR DAD CHARGES-OC-VO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP CAPE DOG DRAGGED-OC-VO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX NAPLES BIKE ROBBERY-OC-SS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
KID FOUND IN BASEMENT-VO IN PLASMA BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
KID FOUND IN BASEMENT-SOTVO, PLASMA TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
CAR FIRE DEATH-OTS-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
BOSTON CONCERT SUBSTANCE-OC-NATSVO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
MALAYSIA PLANE-OTS-VO TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
BOEHNER OBAMA-OC-SOTVO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
AEREO DECISION-OTS HURRICANE SEMINAR-OC-SS
RENTAL CAR GERMS-OTS-SOTVO BEAR SEMINAR-OC-SS
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO MARCO RUBIO ECONOMY-OC-SOT-OC
NBC2 WEB AND FB TEASE-SSTOPS IKEA MINIMUM WAGE-OTS
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 STARBUCKS TEA-OTS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-WX WALL MCFOODS APP-OTS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS RICK SCOTT LIVE IN STUDIO-OC-SS-SOTVO
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TS LEHIGH HEAD ON CRASH-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK STATS-VOTOPS TS LEE COUNTY DRONES-VOTOPS
WHOLE FOODS OVERCHARGING-OC-VO TS BEACH REPORT-SSTOPS
VANDERBILT AND VIRGINIA-OC-VO TS BRUSH FIRE POSSIBLE SMOKE-VOTOPS
BIGGEST TIPPERS-OC-VIDBOX DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
tease rick scott-TRX-SS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
NBC2 WEATHER APP TEASE-TRX-SS GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES


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HL1) LEHIGH HEAD ON CRASH-TRX-VO


BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

NBC-2 IS UPDATING ROAD CLOSURES AFTER TWO DRIVERS SMASH INTO EACHOTHER HEAD-ON ---

NBC-2 TRACKING THEIR CONDITIONS AFTER BOTH HAD TO BE AIR-LIFTED OUT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) CELL PHONE SEARCH-TRX-SOTVO


Beza Anteneh, owns a smart phone:08-:11

"going through someone's phone, that's really personal"

PLUS, IT'S A DRAMATIC DEFENSE OF PERSONAL PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE --- FOR ANYONE WHO OWNS A CELL PHONE. Return to index of stories...


HL3) WORLD CUP MATCH-TRX-SOTVO


"We want to beat Germany. We want to be first in our group. So we're not thinking about a tie."

AND, SOCCER MADNESS WILL BE AT A FEVER PITCH WHEN THE UNITED STATES FACES OFF AGAINST GERMANY --- A WORLD CUP FAVORITE. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH-sat21


GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AND HAPPY THURSDAY!

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

METEROLOGIST JASON DUNNING IS TRACKING A BIGGER CHANCE FOR RAIN AND STORMS TODAY. 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 LOOKING AS YOU WAKE UP?

NATASHA 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...


LEHIGH HEAD ON CRASH-TRX-OC-VO


NBC-2 ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT IN LEHIGH ACRES -- THE SCENE IS ALL CLEAR AFTER A NASTY HEAD ON CRASH SENDS TWO PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL.

NBC-2 WAS FIRST ON SCENE ---

CHECK OUT THESE DRAMATIC, UP-CLOSE PHOTOS RIGHT AFTER THE CRASH AT A MAIN ROADWAY --- STATE ROAD 82 BETWEEN ALABAMA ROAD AND SUNSHINE BOULEVARD.

A MINI VAN AND CAR HIT EACHOTHER AROUND 11:30 LAST NIGHT.

BOTH DRIVERS HAD TO BE TRAUMA ALERTED. Return to index of stories...


BRUSH FIRE-TRX-VO


RIGHT NOW NBC-2 IS MONITORING CONDITIONS IN FORT MYERS AFTER LIGHTNING SPARKED A BRUSH FIRE NEAR BEN HILL GRIFFIN PARKWAY.

WE JUST CHECKED WITH FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL AND THERE IS LIGHT SMOKE IN THE AREA RIGHT NOW.

WE'RE TOLD FIRE CREWS WILL BE BACK OUT SOMETIME THIS MORNING TO CHECK ON IT.

IT IS COMPLETELY UNDER CONTROL AND THERE'S NO DANGER TO THE PUBLIC.

LAST NIGHT AROUND 7:30, THOUGH, THE SMOKE WAS PRETTY THICK. Return to index of stories...


COMCAST JOBS-OC-TRX-OBX


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW---

A MAJOR COMPANY IS SET TO BRING NEW JOBS TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

CABLE GIANT COMCAST WILL MAKE A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT LATER THIS MORNING.

NBC 2 HAS CONFIRMED THE GOVERNOR WILL BE THERE.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY IS THERE NOW TO GIVE US A PREVIEW OF WHAT WE CAN EXPECT Return to index of stories...


COMCAST JOBS-LIVE


COMCAST IS HYPING THIS UP AND BEING TIGHT LIPPED, THEY'VE TOLD US ITS SIGNIFICANT ENOUGH FOR THE GOVERNOR TO BE HERE.

THE ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE HERE AT THE CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER.

THIS COULD BE A TELLING SIGN THAT THE COMPANY IS LOOKING TO IMPROVE ITS CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE. OVER THE YEARS THEIR CUSTOMERS HAVE TAKEN TO THE INTERNET AND SOCIAL MEDIA TO BLAST WHAT THEY CALL TERRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE.

CORPORATE EXECUTIVES WILL BE HERE ALONGSIDE THE GOVERNOR.

COUNT ON NBC 2 TO PRESS THEM ON HOW THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL AFFECT JOB SEEKERS AND ALL COMCAST CUSTOMERS HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


COMCAST JOBS-SS


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COMCAST JOBS-LIVE


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GM CRUZE-TRX-OC-VO


NOW TO A BIG NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ---

IT'S THE LATEST PUBLIC EMBARRASSMENT FOR AN AUTO GIANT THAT HAS ALREADY RECALLED A RECORD NUMBER OF VEHICLES THIS YEAR.

GENERAL MOTORS HAS ABRUPTLY HALTED SALES OF THE TOP-SELLING CHEVY CRUZ BECAUSE OF AIR BAG CONCERNS IN ITS 2013 AND 2014 MODELS.

THIS COMES WHILE G-M IS TRYING TO REGAIN PUBLIC TRUST AFTER THE DISCOVERY OF AN IGNITION SWITCH FLAW, THAT'S BLAMED FOR 13 DEATHS.

AND YOU'LL WANT TO STAY TUNED FOR THIS COMING UP ON THE TODAY SHOW ---

MATT SITS DOWN WITH G-M C-E-O MARY BARRA IN AN NBC EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW.

WHAT SHE HAS TO SAY ABOUT THE COMPANY'S SAFETY CRISIS, AND HOW SHE PLANS TO TURN THINGS AROUND. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO KIDS-OC-SS-VO


WE HAVE NEW PICTURES OF THE TWO CHILDREN WHO WERE THE TARGET OF A MASSIVE SEARCH IN ESTERO TWO DAYS AGO.

THIS IS INNOCENCE AND CASPIAN THOMAS LAST FRIDAY AT A BIRTHDAY PARTY.

HE HAD JUST TURNED TWO YEARS OLD.

AND WE'RE HEARING NEW DETAILS ABOUT WHAT IT TOOK TO FIND THEM.

NBC-2 SPOKE TO MEMBERS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM.

IT'S A SPECIAL TASK FORCE CREATED IN 2001 THAT'S MADE UP OF FIREFIGHTERS. EMS. LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. AND CIVILIANS.

THREE OF THEIR MEMBERS.ALONG WITH AN LCSO DEPUTY.FOUND 2-YEAR-OLD CASPIAN SLEEPING IN THICK BRUSH.

AT FIRST - THEY WEREN'T EVEN SURE IF HE WAS ALIVE. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO KIDS-SOTVO


33:40 - 34:57

And I swept to my right with the flash light and I swept to my left and I thought I seen something. I double-took on it. Realized it was the description we were looking for Return to index of stories...


COST OF SEARCH-ONCAM


AND WE ASKED SHERIFF SCOTT HOW MUCH THE SEARCH COST THE SHERIFFS OFFICE.

HE SAID HE DOESN'T HAVE A SPECIFIC NUMBER YET, BUT IT'S VERY, VERY EXPENSIVE. Return to index of stories...


CLAWSON SWORN IN-OC-SOTVO


FOR ANOTHER DAY TODAY --- SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S NEW CONGRESSMAN CURT CLAWSON WILL BE WORKING AT HIS NEW OFFICE IN WASHINGTON D-C., AFTER BEING SWORN IN YESTERDAY.

AND HERE'S WHAT HIS SCHEDULE LOOKS LIKE.

09:41:54 We're going to work today and tomorrow and then head back. There's a shutdown for Congress next week so I"m going to spend that time in southwest florida meeting with our supporters. 09:42;03

09:42;03 WHITE FLASH

THE FORMER PERDUE BASKETBALL ALLSTAR HAS HIRED 8 PEOPLE SO FAR AND WILL HIRE ANOTHER FIVE.

HE PLANS TO RUN AGAIN IN NOVEMBER. Return to index of stories...


SCOTUS CELL PHONE SEARCH-OC-VO


A BIG HEADLINE THIS MORNING ---

THE U-S SUPREME COURT JUST RULED UNANIMOUSLY THAT POLICE MAY NOT LOOK INTO THE CONTENTS OF YOUR CELL OR SMARTPHONE JUST BECAUSE YOU ARE UNDER ARREST.

AND UNANIMOUS DECISIONS AT THE HIGH COURT ARE RARE.

IT SHOWS JUST HOW POWERFUL THE ARGUMENT WAS THAT SMARTPHONES NEED SPECIAL PRIVACY PROTECTION.

TWO THIRDS OF AMERICANS HAVE SMARTPHONES. FILLED WITH THEIR PRIVATE TEXTS, EMAIL, CONTACTS, AND PHOTOS. Return to index of stories...


SCOTUS CELL PHONE SEARCH-SOTVO


Illia Shapiro, Cato Institute:19-:22

"just because the police pull you over for speeding doesn't mean they should have access to you entire life"

Sot: Bill King, owns a smart phone:47-:53

"There's so much of your life in this little device that the court is right to really set up some stiff protections"

THE DECISION MEANS POLICE CAN KEEP A PHONE, TURN IT OFF AND SHIELD IT FROM REMOTE ERASURE. BUT THEY NEED WARRANT TO LOOK AT THE CONTENT. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE WEATHER-OC-TRX-NATSVO


NBC-2 IS TRACKING SEVERE WEATHER HAMMERING THE COUNTRY'S MIDSECTION -- IT'S NOW MOVING EAST.

CAUSING FLOODED ROADS IN OHIO AND DOWNED POWER LINES IN INDIANA AND

PENNSYLVANIA.

AND LOOK AT THIS IN MINNESOTA!

EVEN ROLLERCOASTERS ARE UNDERWATER!

VIRTUALLY THE ENTIRE STATE IS UNDER WATER.

FEMA IS NOW JOINING STATE OFFICIALS AND STARTING TO ASSESS DAMAGE.

THE GOVERNOR WILL MAKE A REQUEST FOR A PRESIDENTIAL DECLARATION OF DISASTER.

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CREST LATER TODAY IN ST. PAUL.

RIGHT NOW IT'S IN MAJOR FLOOD STAGE. Return to index of stories...


WORLD CUP USA V GERMANY-OTS-SS-SOTVO-BNR


RIGHT NOW YOU COULD DEFINITELY SAY SOCCER MANIA IS IN FULL SWING.

THE U-S BATTLES GERMANY IN WHAT'S EXPECTED TO BE A SHOWDOWN IN WORLD CUP COMPETITION TODAY.

THE GAME STARTS AT NOON.

AND WE'RE HEARING A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE GOING TO TILTED KILT LOCATIONS FOR A WATCH PARTY.

"Everything's possible. Anything's possible. I'm confident we're going to come out on top."

"It brings everyone together, all across the nation, I think it's great!"

AFTER A DRAMATIC WIN OVER GHANA AND A DRAW WITH PORTUGAL. THE U-S MEN'S TEAM IS HOPING TO MOVE ON TO THE NEXT ROUND.

NOW, THE U-S COULD LOSE TO GERMANY AND STILL ADVANCE.

IT'S DIZZYING TO KEEP TRACK --- BUT THE NBC-2 MORNING TEAM HAS THE BEST GRAPHIC TO EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENT SCENARIOS.

TO CHECK IT OUT, HEAD TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS TO CHECK IT OUT. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK COMMENTS-CGS


NBC-2 WANTS TO KNOW ---

WILL YOU BE WATCHING. AT HOME OR. DARE WE SAY. AT WORK?

MAYBE YOU'LL JUST TAKE A LONG LUNCH?

OR MAYBE YOU'RE NOT INTERESTED IN ALL THE HYPE.

HIT UP OUR NBC-2 FACEBOOK AND LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK.

WE'LL SHARE YOUR COMMENTS LIVE ON THE AIR. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO


YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN ON LIVE T-V.

THE FATHER OF A MISSING BOY WAS GIVING A LIVE TV INTERVIEW WHEN HE LEARNED THE 12-YEAR-OLD HAD BEEN FOUND SAFE.

"I would hope that the father, who is now doing a show on Nancy Grace.that someone would interrupt his show and advise him that the location you just left, your home. Your son was downstairs."

THE MUST-SEE STORY OF THE MORNING!. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. JASON? 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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KID FOUND IN BASEMENT-VO IN PLASMA


YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS STUFF UP ---

A BOY WHO HAD BEEN MISSING FOR ELEVEN DAYS IN DETROIT HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE, BUT THE BIZARRE CONCLUSION HAS LEFT SOME PEOPLE SCRATCHING THEIR HEADS.

POLICE FINALLY FOUND THE 12-YEAR-OLD IN HIS FATHER'S BASEMENT, WHERE THEY HAD LOOKED FOR THE BOY SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE.

ONCE WITH A CADAVER DOG.

AND THEY FOUND NOTHING.

NOT UNTIL THEY SEARCHED THE HOME A FOURTH TIME ON WEDNESDAY.

AND THE FATHER FOUND OUT DURING A LIVE TV INTERVIEW. Return to index of stories...


KID FOUND IN BASEMENT-SOTVO, PLASMA


"We found him barricaded in the basement behind boxes and a large five-gallon drum." WHITE FLASH "Charlie, we're getting reports that your son has been found in your basement."

THE FATHER RESPONDED TO THE NEWS WITH STUNNED SILENCE.

POLICE AREN'T CERTAIN THE 12-YEAR-OLD WAS IN THE HOME DURING THEIR PREVIOUS SEARCHES -- ONE OF MANY QUESTIONS REMAINING ABOUT HIS DISAPPEARANCE. Return to index of stories...


CAR FIRE DEATH-OTS-VO


IF YOU WENT TO BED EARLY LAST NIGHT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED THIS ---

NEW DETAILS JUST RELEASED ABOUT A DEADLY CAR FIRE IN SAINT JAMES CITY.

WE KNOW WHO THE VICTIM IS ---

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS THEY FOUND 93 YEAR OLD CLARENCE BUELL IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT OF THIS BURNED OUT CAR SUNDAY.

WHEN THEY ARRIVED. IT WAS ENGULFED IN FLAMES.

INVESTIGATERS SAY A TIRE SHREDDED --

AND HE DROVE FOR MILES BEFORE IT CAUGHT FIRE. Return to index of stories...


BOSTON CONCERT SUBSTANCE-OC-NATSVO


TALK ABOUT A HOT PERFORMANCE --- MAYBE TOO HOT.

MORE THAN 80 PEOPLE WERE TREATED FOR SYMPTOMS OF DEHYDRATION AT A BOSTON CONCERT WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

nats vo ambulance siren

BOSTON E-M-S OFFICIALS SAY SOME 50 PEOPLE INSIDE THE T-D GARDEN WERE TREATED DURING A HOUSE MUSIC DANCE CONCERT.

E-M-S SAYS MOST OF THE AFFECTED CONCERTGOERS WERE PROBABLY STRICKEN BY A COMBINATION OF DEHYDRATION AND ALCOHOL USE. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE-OTS-VO


NEW DEVELOPMENTS ON THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIA AIRLINES PLANE.

A NEWS CONFERENCE WAS JUST HELD AND OFFICIALS WILL SHIFT SOUTH ALONG AN ARC IDENTIFIED AS THE BOEING 777'S MOST LIKELY RESTING PLACE.

THE NEW SEARCH AREA WILL COVER A 23-THOUSAND-SQUARE-MILE AREA OF THE SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN WHERE AERIAL SEARCHES FOR DEBRIS HAVE PREVIOUSLY TAKEN PLACE.

BUT THERE WAS ANOTHER REVELATION FROM TODAY'S NEWS CONFERENCE IN AUSTRALIA ---

INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY'RE CONFIDENT THE PLANE WAS ON AUTOPILOT WHEN IT CRASHED. Return to index of stories...


BOEHNER OBAMA-OC-SOTVO


THE TUG-OF-WAR BETWEEN CONGRESS AND THE WHITE HOUSE MAY BE HEADED TO THE COURTS.

REPUBLICAN HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER SAYS, HE WANTS TO SUE PRESIDENT OBAMA FOR TRYING TO CHANGE THE LAW.

BOEHNER SAYS INSTEAD OF FAITHFULLY EXECUTING THE LAW. AS THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES - PRESIDENT OBAMA IS USING EXECUTIVE ORDERS TO CHANGE THE LAW:

Ohio:13-:18

"Not only does the President regularly ignore the law he brags about it." "It's arrogance and incompetence right down the line."

MINORITY LEADER NANCY PELOSI LIKENED THIS LAWSUIT TO A CHILDISH TANTRUM:

AND THIS MORNING THE WHITE HOUSE DOES NOT SEEM CONCERNED. Return to index of stories...


AEREO DECISION-OTS


THIS MORNING A BIG DEFEAT FOR A STREAMING T-V SERVICE.

AIR-RIO TAKES BROADCAST SIGNALS AND STREAMS THEM TO DIGITAL DEVICES.

BUT NOW THE SUPREME COURT SAYS THAT VIOLATES COPYRIGHT LAWS.

SEVERAL BROADCASTERS SUED AIR-RIO. Return to index of stories...


RENTAL CAR GERMS-OTS-SOTVO


ALL WEEK WE'VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT HIDDEN GERMS WHEN YOU GO ON VACATION.

AND TODAY NBC'S JEFF ROSSEN SHOWS YOU WHAT CAN MAKE YOU SICK IN RENTAL CARS.

TAKE A LOOK.

no verbatim

WATCH THE FULL REPORT COMING UP ON "TODAY" AT 7AM. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO


DO YOU SHOP AT WHOLE FOODS?

YOU'LL BE INTERESTED TO HEAR THIS.

the popular grocery chain IS FACING MAJOR FINES FOR OVERCHARGING CUSTOMERS. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


NBC2 WEB AND FB TEASE-SSTOPS


AND 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...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

LENGTH 3:00 Return to index of stories...


6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-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...


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


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

THIS IS MARTHA CUELLO OF BONITA SPRINGS

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LIKE US - AND YOU COULD BE NEXT!

MARTHA - HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY! Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK STATS-VOTOPS


AND LISTEN TO THIS --- BRAND NEW JUST INTO OUR NEWSROOM --

WE JUST GOT NEW INFORMATION ON WHO EXACTLY IS ON FACEBOOK THESE DAYS ---

AND GET THIS ---

FACEBOOK IS 69 PERCENT MALE AND MOSTLY WHITE. Return to index of stories...


WHOLE FOODS OVERCHARGING-OC-VO


THIS MORNING SOME NEW INFORMATION IS OPENING OUR EYES TO

PRICING PROBLEMS AT WHOLE FOODS MARKET.

THE SPECIALTY GROCERY STORE HAS AGREED TO PAY AN $8 hundred-THOUSAND dollar SETTLEMENT IN A CALIFORNIA PRICING CASE.

THE SETTLEMENT COMES AFTER STATE AND LOCAL INSPECTORS DISCOVERED PURCHASED FOODS WEIGHED LESS THAN THE LABEL ADVERTISED.

THE WEIGHT OF SALAD BAR CONTAINERS WASN'T SUBTRACTED AT CHECKOUT AND PREPARED FOODS WERE SOLD BY THE ITEM RATHER THAN BY WEIGHT AS MANDATED BY LAW.

WHOLE FOODS SAYS IT COOPERATED WITH THE YEAR-LONG INVESTIGATION AND PRICES WERE ACCURATE 98 PERCENT OF THE TIME. Return to index of stories...


VANDERBILT AND VIRGINIA-OC-VO


THIS IS IMPRESSIVE IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS.

VANDERBILT JUST BEAT VIRGINIA 3 TO 2. IN THE DECIDING GAME NUMBER 3. IN THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES BEST-OF-3 FINAL.

THIS IS A BIG DEAL BECAUSE IT'S VANDERBILT'S FIRST-EVER NATIONAL TITLE IN BASEBALL.

AND, GET THIS --- THE STARTING CATCHER LAST NIGHT WAS 2013 BARRON COLLIER HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE KARL ELLISON.

ELLISON CAUGHT THE FINAL OUT.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TEAM! Return to index of stories...


BIGGEST TIPPERS-OC-VIDBOX


THIS IS A REALLY INTERESTING STORY OUR MORNING TEAM FOUND ----

AMERICANS ARE THE TOP TIPPERS IN THE WORLD.

A STUDY BY TRIPADVISOR FOUND THAT 60-PERCENT OF AMERICANS SAY THEY ALWAYS TIP WHILE ON VACATION.

THAT COMPARES TO GERMANS AT 49-PERCENT AND BRAZILIANS AT 33-PERCENT.

THE FRENCH AND ITALIANS ARE SAID TO BE THE WORST TIPPERS. Return to index of stories...


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WE ARE JUST MINUTES AWAY FROM A SPECIAL LIVE INTERVIEW WITH GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT.

COMING UP IN OUR 6:30 HALF HOUR --- WE'RE ASKING HIM THE TOUGH QUESTIONS -- FROM JOBS TO THE CONTENTIOUS RACE FOR GOVERNOR. 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...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL1) RICK SCOTT LIVE IN STUDIO-TRX-livelook OR SS


BRAND NEW RIGHT NOW ---

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT JUST ARRIVED IN OUR NBC-2 STUDIO!

AND WE HAVE A LOT OF QUESTIONS LINED UP FOR HIM --- FROM JOBS TO THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR.

DON'T MISS THIS SPECIAL ONE-ON-ONE INTEVIEW. Return to index of stories...


HL2) LEE COUNTY DRONES-TRX-VO


PLUS, THIS IS GETTING A LOT OF COMMENTS ON OUR NBC-2 FACEBOOK PAGE ---

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT IS INVESTING IN DRONES --- AN THEY JUST SHOWED THEM OFF.

BUT IT DOESN'T MEAN THEY'LL BE SPYING ON YOUR HOUSE. Return to index of stories...


HL3) BEACH REPORT-TRX-VO


PLUS A BRAND NEW STORY OUR MORNING CREW FOUND ---

TURNS OUT BEACHES ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE FILLED WITH NASTY POLLUTION --- BUT IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. WE TOP THE LIST OF BEST BEACH!

WHICH ONE GETS THE SUPERSTAR SEAL OF APPROVAL. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AND HAPPY THURSDAY!

I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

METEROLOGIST JASON DUNNING IS TRACKING A BETTER CHANCE FOR RAIN AND STORMS TODAY. 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 BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

NATASHA 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...


LEE COUNTY DRONES-OC-NATSVO-CG


THIS MORNING WE HAVE NEW REACTION, AFTER THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE BOUGHT TWO DRONES.

nats of drone flying

DEPUTIES SHOWED OFF THE TECHNOLOGY.

THE DRONES COST ABOUT 12-HUNDRED DOLLARS A PIECE.

SENDING UP A HELICOPTER CAN COST HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS AN HOUR.

THE DRONES MAP OUT CRIME SCENES, CUTTING DOWN ON DANGER FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT.

THE DRONES CANNOT SEE INTO HOMES AND DO NOT HAVE HEAT SEEKING EQUIPMENT.

NBC-2 VIEWERS REALLY SOUNDED OFF ON THIS ONE ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE:

RICK WRITES "I TOTALLY SUPPORT THE NEW DRONE TECHNOLOGY, BUT THERE ARE RULES. POLICE CANNOT JUST ARBITRARILY USE THE NEW TECHNOLOGY AS AN EYE IN THE SKY TO MONITOR THE PUBLIC."

ERIC SAYS "HOW MANY ABUSING WAYS WILL THESE BE USED IN JUST THE FIRST YEAR?

HERE WE GO.

IT WAS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME."

AS ALWAYS WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMENTS. Return to index of stories...


PORT CHARLOTTE DEATH-TRX-SS-TCMON


NOW TO A TRAGIC DEATH INVESTIGATION IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

A TODDLER DIED AFTER SHE AND HER TWIN WERE PLAYING ON A DRESSER.

THAT DRESSER TOPPLED OVER, TRAPPING TWO YEAR OLD JORDAN LLOYD.

HER FATHER'S GIRLFRIEND WAS WATCHING THE TWINS TWO NIGHTS AGO.

HE WAS ABLE TO RUSH HOME FROM WORK AND PERFORM CPR UNTIL EMEGENCY CREWS ARRIVED.

JORDAN WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE HOSPITAL.

IN AMERICA, EVERY TWO WEEKS A CHILD DIES FROM A PIECE OF FURNITURE OR APPLANCE FALLING ON THEM.

96 PERCENT OF THOSE ACCIDENTS ARE FROM T-V'S OR FURNITURE.

3 TO 5 YEAR OLDS ARE THE MOST COMMON VICTIMS.

EXPERTS SAY WALL ANCHORS ARE EASY AND INEXPENSIVE TO CUT DOWN ON THAT RISK. Return to index of stories...


PORT CHARLOTTE DEATH-SOTVO-TCMON-BNR


"so if a kid does try to climb and were too busy or we don't see them right away or the parent are doing something else we know that it's not gonna come down on them"

AN AUTOPSY ON TWO YEAR OLD JORDAN LLOYD HAS BEEN COMPLETED AND WE'LL WORK TO GET THOSE RESULTS IN THE DAY AHEAD.

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT ANCHORING FURNITURE AND APPLIANCES GO TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


BEACH REPORT-OC-SS


A DAY AT THE BEACH CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH, RESEARCHERS SAY.

ABOUT 10 PERCENT OF AMERICA'S BEACHES FAILED A NEW FEDERAL BENCHMARK FOR WHAT CONSTITUTES SAFE SWIMMING WATER.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO THE NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL.

ILLNESSES INCLUDE STOMACH FLU, SKIN RASHES, PINKEYE, RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, MENINGITIS AND HEPATITIS, ACCORDING TO THE REPORT.

THE NATION'S WORST BEACHES ARE IN OHIO, ALASKA AND MISSISSIPPI.

NOW TO THE BEST BEACHES:

HERE IN FLORIDA --- BOWMAN'S BEACH IN LEE COUNTY IS RANKED AS A SUPERSTAR BEACH FOR IT'S CLEANILESS AND WATER QUALITY.

ALSO ON THE BEST BEACH LIST ---GULF SHORES PUBLIC BEACH IN ALABAMA, NEWPORT BEACH IN CALIFORNIA, AND DEWEY BEACH IN DELAWARE. Return to index of stories...


RICK SCOTT COMCAST JOBS-2SH-TRX-3SHOT-SS


THIS MORNING WE HAVE A VERY SPECIAL GUEST JOINING US HERE ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY.

FROM JOBS, TO A NEW STATEWIDE TOUR, AND THE FLORIDA RACE FOR GOVERNOR ---- WE'RE KEEPING YOU INFORMED ON BIG STATE NEWS AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING.

WE'RE PLEASED GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT IS LIVE IN OUR STUDIO THIS MORNING.

THANKS FOR COMING IN.

LET'S GET RIGHT TO IT --- YOU'RE BIG THING HAS ALWAYS BEEN "LET'S GET TO WORK". AND WE'RE EXPECTING A SIGNIFICANT JOBS ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE DAY AHEAD. CAN YOU FILL US IN?

COMCAST WILL MAKE A JOBS ANNOUNCEMENT IN JUST A FEW HOURS AT 10AM AT THE OFFICES IN GATEWAY. Return to index of stories...


RICK SCOTT FAMILIES TOUR-SS-3SHOT


ANOTHER BIG ANNOUNCEMENT YOU'RE MAKING TODAY ---

YOU'RE KICKING OFF A NEW STATEWIDE "CARING FOR FLORIDA'S FAMILIES" TOUR. TELL US ABOUT THAT. Return to index of stories...


RICK SCOTT CRIST POLL-SS-3SHOT


NOW WE WANT TO GET TO A NEW POLL FROM THE FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S POLITICAL INSTITUTE. IT FINDS YOU, GOVERNOR SCOTT AHEAD OF FORMER GOVERNOR CHARLIE CRIST.

THE POLL SHOWS SCOTT AHEAD WITH 41 PERCENT, WITH CRIST AT 38 PERCENT.

THE POLL ALSO FINDS 43 PERCENT THINK FLORIDA IS HEADING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. AND 41 PERCENT THINK THE SUNSHINE STATE IS GOING THE WRONG WAY.

AND A MAJORITY. 52 PERCENTOF THOSE SURVEYED. APPROVE OF GOVERNOR SCOTT. WHILE 42 PERCENT DISAPPROVE.

NBC-2 HAS INVITED CHARLIE CRIST TO JOIN US LIVE ON SET, WE HAVE YET TO HEAR BACK. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-LIVELOOKTOPS OR VO


THIS MORNING NBC-2 IS ON TOP OF ALL THE BIG STORIES YOU'LL HEAR MORE ABOUT TODAY.

IN JUST HOURS --- TEAM USA WILL FACE OFF AGAINST GERMANY IN A HIGHLY ANTICIPATED MATCH.

NBC-2 IS LIVE WHERE A HUGE WATCH PARTY IS ABOUT TO KICK OFF. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. JASON? 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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WORLD CUP USA V GERMANY-2SH ANIBOX


IN JUST A FEW HOURS-- USA FACES GERMANY IN AN IMPORTANT WORLD CUP GAME.

THE GAME STARTS AT NOON-- RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY.

ARE YOU TAKING A LONG LUNCH BREAK OR MAYBE YOURE FEELING UNDER THE WEATHER TODAY?

NBC2s ALEX DE ARMAS JOINS US LIVE INSIDE THE TILTED KILT IN FORT MYERS-- ALEX HOWS IT LOOKING? Return to index of stories...


WORLD CUP USA V GERMANY-LIVE


THIS IS THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM.

LAST GAME AGAINST PORTUGAL-- THERE WAS A HUGE CROWD HERE.

SO I GOT MY SEAT. IM READY TO GO.

IF YOURE COMING OUT HERE TRY TO GET HERE EARLY. Return to index of stories...


WORLD CUP USA V GERMANY-SS-VO-SS


HERES WAS YOU NEED TO KNOW:

THE GAME AGAINST GERMANY STARTS AT NOON.

ITS ON ESPN.

IF WE WIN-- WE GO TO THE KNOCK OUT ROUND.

IN THAT ROUND-- IF WE LOOSE WE ARE OUT.

ALOT OF YOU ARE WATCHING

THESE SOCCER GAMES--

SO SINCE THE GAME IS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY-- WE WANT TO KNOW HOW MANY OF YOU HAPPEN TO CALL OUT SICK OR SCHEDULE AN IMPORTANT MEETING JUST AROUND KICK OFF.

ON OUR NBC2 FACEBOOK PAGE--

KURT SCAMMELL POSTED THIS EXCUSE LETTER. Return to index of stories...


WORLD CUP USA V GERMANY-LIVE


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FAMILY CAUGHT IN FIRE-OC-VO


MUST SEE VIDEO THIS MORNING OUT OF COLORADO ---

THIS WAS THE TERRIFYING SCENE NEAR DENVER EARLY MONDAY AS FLAMES SHOT OUT OF A BURNING APARTMENT BUILDING.

THAT CIRCLE ON YOUR SCREEN HIGHLIGHTS A DARING ESCAPE.

RESIDENTS IN THE BUILDING IN THAT WAS ENGULFED IN FLAMES RUSHED TO TRY AND SAVE NEIGHBORS WHO WERE TRAPPED INSIDE.

THEY USED SHEETS. MATTRESSES. AND A PICK-UP TRUCK.

THEIR QUICK ACTIONS HELPED SAVE A FAMILY OF THREE. INCLUDING A BABY.

EIGHT PEOPLE WERE HURT IN THE FIRE. INCLUDING ONE CRITICALLY. Return to index of stories...


HOT CAR DAD CHARGES-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE.

A NEW WARRANT WAS ISSUED AGAINST JUSTIN HARRIS. THE ATLANTA FATHER ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS 22-MONTH-OLD SON, COOPER, BY LEAVING HIM IN A HOT CAR FOR OVER SEVEN HOURS.

HARRIS GOT A LOT OF SUPPORT FROM SOCIAL MEDIA, IN THE FORM OF AN ONLINE PETITION TO DROP THE MURDER CHARGE AGAINST THE FATHER WHO THEY SAY, AT WORST, MADE A HORRIBLE MISTAKE.

BUT NOW, POLICE SAY. THE BABY'S DEATH WAS NOT AN ACCIDENT, NOT A MISTAKE.

WITNESSES HAVE EVEN COME FORWARD SAYING IT LOOKED LIKE HE WAS ACTING WHEN HE FOUND THE DEAD BABY.

HE'LL BE IN COURT FOR A PROBABLE CAUSE HEARING JULY 3RD. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DOG DRAGGED-OC-VO


NBC-2 HAS LEARNED THE DOG RESIDENTS IN A CAPE CORAL NEIGHBORHOOD WITNESSED BEING DRAGGED BEHIND A PICK-UP TRUCK. IS NOW OUT OF A VETERINARY CLINIC. AND RECOVERING AT LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES.

ON SATURDAY. NEIGHBORS AT A GARAGE SALE ON EAST RETUNDA PARKWAY SAY THEY SAW A DOG ON A LEASH JUMP OUT OF A MOVING PICK-UP TRUCK. CAUSING IT TO BE DRAGGED FOR A PERIOD OF TIME ALONG THE ROAD.

THE DOG'S OWNERS CUT IT LOOSE AND RAN OFF BEFORE ANYONE COULD IDENTIFY THEM.

WHILE THE DOG IS EXPECTED TO RECOVER. ANIMAL SERVICES SAYS IT HAS SHOWN SIGNS OF AGGRESSION -- IF THE DOG'S TEMPERAMENT DOESN;T IMPROVE BY THE TIME IT'S FULLY HEALED. D-A-S SAYS IT MAY HAVE TO BE PUT DOWN. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY ----

CHRIS BROWN WALKED INTO A D.C. COURTROOM WEDNESDAY AND REJECTED A PLEA DEAL IN HIS ASSAULT CASE.

THE DEAL WOULD HAVE KEPT BROWN OUT OF PRISON IN EXCHANGE FOR A GUILTY PLEA.

BUT IT REPORTEDLY FELL APART WHEN THE SINGER COULDN'T AGREE WITH THE TERMS IN THE DEAL.

THE MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT CHARGE. STEMS FROM BROWN ALLEGEDLY HITTING A MAN OUTSIDE A D.C. HOTEL LAST OCTOBER.

BROWN'S TRIAL IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 8TH. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES BIKE ROBBERY-OC-SS


NOW A CRIME ALERT THAT CAUGHT OUR EYE ---

A WOMAN RIDING HER BICYCLE IN EAST NAPLES WAS ABLE TO FEND OFF A ROBBER SUNDAY BY GRABBING HIS TESTICLES.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO OUR PARTNERS THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED RICHARD "TOBY" PARKER.

THE WOMAN SAID A MAN KNOCKED HER TO THE GROUND AND GRABBED HER NECK.

WHEN THE MAN SAW A WITNESS, HE GOT UP AND TRIED TO RIP THE WOMAN'S BACKPACK FROM HER, ACCORDING TO AN ARREST REPORT.

THE WOMAN SAID HE TOOK TWO PRESCRIPTION PILL BOTTLES AND RAN AWAY YELLING, "SCORE!" 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...


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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HURRICANE SEMINAR-OC-SS


A HEADS UP FOR LEE COUNTY RESIDENTS.

LEE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STAFF WILL HOLD A FREE HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS SEMINAR AT 6:30 TONIGHT.

IT WILL BE AT THE NORTH FORT MYERS RECREATION CENTER.

THE SEMINAR WILL INCLUDE INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO PLAN AND PREPARE FOR HURRICANE SEASON. Return to index of stories...


BEAR SEMINAR-OC-SS


AND THIS IS TIMELY --- CONSIDERING ALL THE BEAR SIGHTINGS WE'VE REPORTED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA LATELY.

F-W-C WILL HOLD THREE PUBLIC WORKSHOPS TO DISCUSS MANAGEMENT OF BLACK BEARS AND HOW PEOPLE CAN GET INVOLVED IN WORKING WITH THE FWC ON LOCAL BEAR ISSUES.

F-W-C SAYS IT WILL BE LISTENING TO YOU, MORE THAN TALKING.

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED, HEAD OUT TO THE COLLIER COUNTY I-F-A-S OFFICE ON IMMOKALEE ROAD IN NAPLES FROM 6:30 TO 8:00 TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


MARCO RUBIO ECONOMY-OC-SOT-OC


FLORIDA SENATOR MARCO RUBIO JUST OUTLINED HIS ECONOMIC POLICIES IN A MAJOR SPEECH IN WASHINGTON.

DURING HIS REMARKS, RUBIO POUNCED ON NEWS FROM THE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT THAT AMERICA'S ECONOMY SHRANK MORE THAN EXPECTED FROM JANUARY THROUGH MARCH.

"During the first three months of this year not only did our economy not grow, it shrank by 2.9%, the biggest drop in five years. It doesn't have to be this way. If we can put in place policies that will spur dynamic economic growth and make higher education more affordable, we can restore the American dream for millions of young Americans."

ECONOMISTS AREN'T TOO WORRIED ABOUT THE NUMBERS.

THEY CITE SEVERAL REASONS, INCLUDING THE ICY WINTER -- WHICH SLOWED DOWN CONSUMER SPENDING.

RUBIO'S IDEAS INCLUDE: TAX REFORM AND TAX CREDITS FOR MOTHERS OBTAINING AN EDUCATION AND INCOME-BASED STUDENT LOAN PAYMENTS. Return to index of stories...


IKEA MINIMUM WAGE-OTS


IKEA'S U.S. DIVISION IS RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE FOR THOUSANDS OF ITS RETAIL WORKERS, PEGGING IT TO THE COST OF LIVING IN EACH LOCATION INSTEAD OF TO LOCAL COMPETITION.

THE RAISE, EXPECTED TO BE ANNOUNCED LATER TODAY, WILL TRANSLATE TO AN AVERAGE WAGE OF $10.76 AN HOUR.

THE 17 PERCENT RAISE MARKS THE SWEDISH FURNITURE CHAIN'S BIGGEST IN 10 YEARS IN THE U.S. Return to index of stories...


STARBUCKS TEA-OTS


HEADS UP TEA LOVERS ---

STARBUCKS IS OFFERING ITS TEAVANA SHAKEN ICED TEA DRINKS AT HALF-PRICE TODAY

-- BUT ONLY AT CERTAIN LOCATIONS, AND ONLY BETWEEN THE HOURS OF TWO AND

FIVE. Return to index of stories...


MCFOODS APP-OTS


AND McDONALD'S IS TESTING A MOBILE APP THAT LETS CUSTOMERS ORDER AND PAY EVEN BEFORE THEY REACH THE RESTAURANTS. THEN GO TO AN EXPRESS PICK-UP

LOCATION.

BUT SO FAR IT ONLY WORKS IN GEORGIA. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS RICK SCOTT LIVE IN STUDIO-OC-SS-SOTVO


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

HERE ARE YOUR TOP STORIES THIS MORNING.

COMCAST IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT JUST A FEW HOURS FROM NOW AT THEIR FACILITY IN GATEWAY - THIS IS REGARDING NEW JOBS COMING TO LEE COUTY.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WILL BE THERE.

BUT FIRST THIS MORNING, HE SAT WITH US, RIGHT HERE ON THE ANCHOR DESK TO TALK ABOUT IT - AND OTHER ISSUES.

HE MENTIONED HIS SUPPORT FOR NEWLY ELECTED CONGRESSMAN CURT CLAWSON FOR DISTRICT 19.

"he's a business guy..DC is broken."

AND COUNT ON NBC-2 FOR COVERAGE OF THE COMCAST JOBS EVENT AT 10 THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH HEAD ON CRASH-VOTOPS


BREAKING NEWS OUT OF LEHIGH ACRES -- TWO PEOPLE ARE IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER A LATE NIGHT CRASH.

IT HAPPENED ON STATE ROAD 82 BETWEEN ALABAMA RD. & SUNSHINE BLVD AROUND 11:30.

BOTH DRIVERS WERE AIRLIFTED TO THE HOSPITAL.

THE DRIVER OF THE RED MAZDA IN THIS PHOTO WAS FLOWN TO LEE MEMORIAL CENTER WHERE HE WILL BE EVALUATED.

THE AREA WAS CLEARED AROUND THREE THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


TS LEE COUNTY DRONES-VOTOPS


THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS BUYING TWO NEW DRONES.

NBC2 WAS THERE WHEN DEPUTIES SHOWED THEM OFF YESTERDAY.

THE DRONES COST ABOUT 12-HUNDRED DOLLARS A PIECE.

THEY WILL BE USED TO MAP OUT CRIME SCENES AND CUT DOWN ON DANGER FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT. Return to index of stories...


TS BEACH REPORT-SSTOPS


ABOUT 10 PERCENT OF AMERICA'S BEACHES FAILED A NEW FEDERAL BENCHMARK FOR WHAT CONSTITUTES SAFE SWIMMING WATER.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO THE NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL.

THE NATION'S WORST BEACHES ARE IN OHIO, ALASKA AND MISSISSIPPI.

AND SOME OF THE BEST BEACHES ARE RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA ---

BOWMAN'S BEACH IN LEE COUNTY IS RANKED AS A SUPERSTAR BEACH FOR IT'S CLEANILESS AND WATER QUALITY.

ALSO ON THE BEST BEACH LIST --- NEWPORT BEACH IN CALIFORNIA. AND DEWEY BEACH IN DELAWARE. Return to index of stories...


TS BRUSH FIRE POSSIBLE SMOKE-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW NBC-2 IS MONITORING CONDITIONS IN FORT MYERS AFTER LIGHTNING SPARKED A BRUSH FIRE NEAR BEN HILL GRIFFIN PARKWAY.

WE JUST CHECKED WITH FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL AND THERE IS LIGHT SMOKE IN THE AREA RIGHT NOW.

WE'RE TOLD FIRE CREWS WILL BE BACK OUT SOMETIME THIS MORNING TO CHECK ON IT.

IT IS COMPLETELY UNDER CONTROL AND THERE'S NO DANGER TO THE PUBLIC. 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...