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DIRECTOR PAGE POPE MEETS WITH SEX ABUSE VICTIMS-ONCAM
5:30 OPEN-CLIP TEASE TWO-ON CAM
TOSS TO JOE-OC 2 SS FLY TZ2 A) IMMIGRATION CONGRESS-VO
AIRPORT DIRECT CONNECT-REM-2 GENERIC WX OPEN-CLIP
AIRPORT DIRECT CONNECT-PKG FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
AIRPORT DIRECT CONNECT-REM-2 IMMIGRATION CONGRESS-trx VO IN PLASMA
TOSS TO LISA-trx OC VO 2 SS EAniBx IMMIGRATION CONGRESS-PKG
FL TEEN BEATEN IN ISRAEL-NEWSROOM (RTR-1) IMMIGRATION CONGRESS-ONCAM
FL TEEN BEATEN IN ISRAEL-VOTOPS WIPE DETROIT BEATING SUSPECTS-VO WIPE
FL TEEN BEATEN IN ISRAEL-SOTVO DETROIT BEATING SUSPECTS-SOTVO
FL TEEN BEATEN IN ISRAEL-NEWSROOM (RTR-1) DETROIT ANCHOR FIREWORK AX-SS
JAX KID LEFT IN HOT CAR-SS VO BIRD HIT BY PITCH-VO
TX CHILD DIES IN HOT CAR-VO NSA DATA COLLECTION-ONCAM
CHP OFFICER BEATING-VOTOPS AIRPORT SECURITY ELECTRONICS-ONCAM
MIAMI BOAT CRASH-VO NC VOTER ID LAW-OC SOTVO WIPE
DUNN RETRIAL DATE-SS VO NC VOTER ID LAW-SOTVO
ELDERLY WOMAN FIGHTS OFF BURGLAR-VO WIPE TEST TIME-ONCAM
ELDERLY WOMAN FIGHTS OFF BURGLAR-SOTVO NURSE HOME VISITS-ONCAM
MARIJUANA SALES OK IN SEA-VO WIPE TEASE THREE-2SHOT
MARIJUANA SALES OK IN SEA-SOTVO TZ3 A) DECEASED ID THEFT ALERT-VO WIPE
NY MEDICAL MARIJUANA-ONCAM AHEAD AT 6-BANNER
BARCELONA CLOSE CALL-VO A) lightning sparks fires-vo
TEASE ONE-2SHOT DEADLY CRASH-ONCAM
TZ1 A) POPE MEETS WITH SEX ABUSE VICTIMS-VO WIPE TOSS TO HOLLIE-trx CG RVL OC
TZ1 B) HOLLIE SU TZ-SOT DECEASED ID THEFT ALERT-TC MON
TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC DECEASED ID THEFT ALERT-PKG
POPE MEETS WITH SEX ABUSE VICTIMS-VIDBOX RVL DECEASED ID THEFT ALERT-ONCAM
POPE MEETS WITH SEX ABUSE VICTIMS-SOTVO SELL THE 6PM-2SHOT


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5:30 OPEN-CLIP


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AN NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT FOR DRIVERS ON I-75 TONIGHT.

CREWS ARE CLOSING THE SOUTHBOUND EXIT RAMP AT ALICO ROAD TO INSTALL A PIPE.

IT WILL BE CLOSED FROM 11 UNTIL FIVE TOMORROW MORNING.

THIS IS PART OF THE NEW AIRPORT DIRECT CONNECT PROJECT.

AND AS NBC2'S JOE ROETZ FOUND, IT'S THE KEY TO A GROWING PART OF LEE COUNTY.

JOE IS LIVE NEAR THE AIRPORT TO EXPLAIN. Return to index of stories...


AIRPORT DIRECT CONNECT-REM-2


- THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CALLS THIS DIRECT CONNECT PROJECT A LINK OF TWO MAJOR ECONOMIC ENGINES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

- I-75 HERE BEHIND ME WHICH RUNS UP TO CANADA, AND OUR VERY OWN AIRPORT. Return to index of stories...


AIRPORT DIRECT CONNECT-PKG


It's moving at a pretty quick clip.

And drivers have taken notice.

Take sot

Lisa Wrench

North Fort Myers

15:57-16:01

I'm coming to the airport more often so I notice the construction.

Take sot

Alex Pearce

North Fort Myers

14:56-16:02

Last week I came and dropped my wife off- come back today and even further along than they were.

Work on a project known as the Airport Direct Connect is now in its final year.

Crews have been constantly working since 2012 on the 54 million dollar project- that will give drivers a straight shot off interstate 75 to southwest Florida international airport.

Debbie Tower

FDOT

8:39-50

We connect these two economic engines and we are taking about moving freight. Moving commerce into our area but positioning Florida as well.

Nearby businesses are also gearing up for increased traffic and new routes.

Last week- a groundbreaking was held for a new bowling alley and arcade off tree line avenue.

Next up- Executive Valet park and ride is moving.

The company purchased drive in and fly out down the road and will consolidate services just south of the new 75 overpass tomorrow.

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Colleen Reynolds

Executive Valet

1342-50

As this gets more traffic and more developed- more people will use out services.

Transportation crews say the overpass project is moving so fast because any holdups allow construction workers to shift their focus to another area-

Keeping work on a steady timeline for drivers like Cathy Getz- who look forward to its finish.

Take sot

10 seconds

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AIRPORT DIRECT CONNECT-REM-2


-IF YOU HAVEN'T FELT THE PAIN OF THIS CONSTRUCTION- DOT SAYS THERE'S A REASON. IT'S ALL NEW ROADS AND BRIDGES WITH MINIMAL IMPACT TO DRIVERS ON 75.

- WORK WILL WRAP IN SPRING OF 2015

LIVE IN LEE COUNTY, JOE ROETZ, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


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A TAMPA TEENAGER. OF PALESTINIAN DESCENT IS UNDER HOUSE ARREST TONIGHT.

HE WAS CAPTURED ON CAMERA BEING BEATEN BY ISRAELI POLICE.

THE VIDEO OF SOLDIERS BEATING THE 15 YEAR SPARKED INTERNATIONAL OUTRAGE.

HE SUFFERED A BROKEN NOSE AND CHIN--

AS WELL AS EYE INJURIES.

TONIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME. HIS FAMILY IN TAMPA IS SPEAKING OUT.

NBC2 ANCHOR LISA SPOONER IN THE NEWSROOM WITH THEIR STORY. Return to index of stories...


FL TEEN BEATEN IN ISRAEL-NEWSROOM (RTR-1)


TARIQ ABU KHDEIR WAS IN ISRAEL ATTENDING HIS COUSIN'S FUNERAL WHEN THE BEATING HAPPENED.

HE WAS ONE OF 6 DETAINED BY POLICE DURING VIOLENT CLASHES AHEAD OF THAT FUNERAL. Return to index of stories...


FL TEEN BEATEN IN ISRAEL-VOTOPS WIPE


TARIQ WAS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY SUNDAY AND FORBIDDEN TO RETURN TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE HE WAS ARRESTED.

ISRAELI POLICE SAID THIS VIDEO IS "EDITED AND BIASED" AND THAT IT "DOES NOT REPRESENT THE EVENTS."

THE U-S STATE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE VIDEO IS QUOTE. PROFOUNDLY TROUBLING.

AND EARLIER TODAY. TARIQ'S FAMILY. ALONGSIDE TAMPA'S COUNSEL ON AMERICAN ISLAMIC RELATIONS. HELD A PRESS CONFERENCE AND HAD *THIS TO SAY.

/- TEEN BEATEN IN ISRAEL:FAMILY ATTY-NO JUSTIFICATION

Item Number: NA-23MO

Slug: TEEN BEATEN IN ISRAEL:FAMILY ATTY-NO JUSTIFICATION

TRT::26

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--SUPERS--

Monday

Fort Lauderdale, FL

From CNN's "New Day"

Hassan Shibly

Tariq Khdeir's Family Lawyer

--alt--

Florida Council on American-Islamic Relations, Executive Director

--LEAD IN--

THE UNITED STATES IS ASKING FOR A "SPEEDY, TRANSPARENT AND CREDIBLE INVESTIGATION" AFTER AN ONLINE VIDEO CLIP APPEARED TO SHOW ISRAELI POLICE ATTACKING AND KICKING A YOUNG PALESTINIAN-AMERICAN TEEN FROM FLORIDA.

TARIQ KHDEIR WAS DETAINED AT A PROTEST FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF HIS COUSIN.

THE 15-YEAR OLD SAYS HE WAS STANDING AROUND, WATCHING PROTESTERS LAST WEEK WHEN HE WAS ACCOSTED.

IT'S UNCLEAR WHAT EXACTLY HAPPENED RIGHT BEFORE KHDEIR WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.

--SOT--

i dont think theres anything at all that can justify police officers in uniform basically restraining the hands of a child and then repeatedly kicking him over six times, almost a dozen times, punching him to the head, to the gut while his body is lifeless. There's nothing that can justify that terrible disgusting behavior need those officers brought to justice and israel to revise its policies to make sure that kind of behavior never happens again.

--TAG--

ISRAELI JUSTICE MINISTRY SAYS IT IS INVESTIGATING THE INCIDENT. Return to index of stories...


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"I just want him back so we can enjoy time together again. It's really hard for me to see him receive that many blows to the head because that many blows to the head can cause traumatic brain injuries."

TARIQ IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO THE UNITED STATES ON JULY 16. Return to index of stories...


FL TEEN BEATEN IN ISRAEL-NEWSROOM (RTR-1)


THE UNITED STATES IS ASKING FOR A "SPEEDY, TRANSPARENT AND CREDIBLE INVESTIGATION

THE ISRAELI JUSTICE MINISTRY SAYS IT *IS IN FACT, INVESTIGATING THE INCIDENT.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM. LISA SPOONER. N-B-C 2. Return to index of stories...


JAX KID LEFT IN HOT CAR-SS VO


A MOM IN JACKSONVILLE IS ACCUSED OF LEAVING HER DAUGHTER IN A HOT CAR.

49 YEAR OLD VIVIAN GUO LEFT HER FIVE YEAR OLD BEHIND AS SHE WENT SHOPPING AT COSTCO YESTERDAY.

MANAGERS TOOK THE GIRL OUT OF THE CAR, LOOKED FOR HER MOTHER, THEN GOT POLICE.

THEY SAID SHE HAD "SWEAT RUNNING DOWN HER FACE."

THE MOM CAME BACK TO THE CAR 45 MINUTES LATER AND WAS ARRESTED. Return to index of stories...


TX CHILD DIES IN HOT CAR-VO


A TWO YEAR OLD GIRL DIED AFTER SOMEONE LEFT HER IN A HOT CAR IN TEXAS.

EMERGENCY RESPONDERS ARRIVED AT A HOME IN EL PASO YESTERADY TO FIND THE GIRL UNRESPONSIVE.

AUTHORITIES ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT IF ANYONE WILL FACE CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


CHP OFFICER BEATING-VOTOPS


THE FAMILY OF *THIS WOMAN.WHO WAS PUNCHED BY A CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL OFFICER, IS SUING THE AGENCY.

IT HAPPENED LAST WEEK.

THE WOMAN'S LAWYER SAYS HER INJURIES ARE SEVERE, AND SHE IS BEING HELD AGAINST HER WILL AT A PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL.

A POLICE REPORT SAYS THE WOMAN WAS WALKING BETWEEN TRAFFIC LANES AND WHEN AN OFFICER ASKED HER TO STOP, SHE DIDN'T AND STARTED HITTING THE OFFICER. Return to index of stories...


MIAMI BOAT CRASH-VO


NEW DETAILS ABOUT A DEADLY FOURTH OF JULY BOAT CRASH IN MIAMI.

THE FOUR PEOPLE WHO DIED WERE IN THEIR EARLY 20'S.

EIGHT OTHER PEOPLE WERE HURT.

ONE IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

INVESTIGATORS THINK IT HAPPENED AS THE FIREWORKS WERE ENDING FRIDAY NIGHT.

IT WAS DARK AND RESCUERS STRUGGLED TO FIND VICTIMS AND FIGURE OUT HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE HURT. Return to index of stories...


DUNN RETRIAL DATE-SS VO


TODAY A JACKSONVILLE JUDGE SET A RETRIAL DATE IN THE "LOUD MUSIC SHOOTING."

17 YEAR OLD JORDAN DAVIS WAS KILLED IN 2012.

PROSECUTORS ARE TRYING TO PROVE MICHAEL DUNN INTENTIONALLY SHOT HIM, AFTER AN ARGUMENT OVER LOUD MUSIC OUTSIDE A CONVENIENCE STORE.

A JURY WAS DEADLOCKED ON FIRST DEGREE MURDER CHAGES DURING THE FIRST TRIAL.

HIS NEW TRIAL STARTS SEPTEMBER 22ND. Return to index of stories...


ELDERLY WOMAN FIGHTS OFF BURGLAR-VO WIPE


A HOUSTON WOMAN HOPES SHE TAUGHT A LESSON TO A MAN WHO TRIED TO ROB HER.

THE 83 YEAR OLD SAYS HE BROKE INTO HER HOME EARLY SUNDAY AND DEMANDED MONEY.

SHE FOUGHT HIM OFF WITH THE ONLY WEAPONS SHE HAD AVAILABLE AT THE TIME, A STICK AND A POT OF BOILING WATER. Return to index of stories...


ELDERLY WOMAN FIGHTS OFF BURGLAR-SOTVO


I got this stick. I had some sausage on the stove. I poured that water on him. I told him, I said, 'What kind of momma you got that raised you up like this? You oughta be ashamed of yourself.'

THE ROBBER GOT AWAY.

BUT THE WOMAN'S FAMILY MEMBERS SAY THEY'RE JUST RELIEVED SHE'S OKAY. Return to index of stories...


MARIJUANA SALES OK IN SEA-VO WIPE


TOMORROW MORNING PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON STATE WILL BE ABLE TO BUY MARIJUANA LEGALLY.

BUT THE DRUG COULD BE TOUGH TO GET.

IT LOOKS LIKE ONLY ONE POT SHOP IN SEATTLE WILL BE OPEN.

THE REASON: THE LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD WAS OVERWHELMED WITH NEARLY SEVEN THOUSAND APPLICATIONS FROM RETAILERS, AND THE REVIEW PROCESS HAS BEEN SLOW. Return to index of stories...


MARIJUANA SALES OK IN SEA-SOTVO


S/ Amber McGowan / Cannabis City Manager 41-49

"it's definitely exciting but also a little scary just having that much responsibility. All eyes are on us right now"

THERE ISN'T A LOT OF LEGAL MARIJUANA TO GO AROUND.

MOST OF THE LICENSED GROWERS DON'T EXPECT TO HAVE THEIR FIRST SHIPMENT READY FOR MONTHS.

SO BECAUSE OF THE LOW SUPPLY, IT WILL BE MORE EXPENSIVE AT THE START TO BUY THE POT LEGALLY THAN IT WOULD BE TO GET IT ILLEGALLY. Return to index of stories...


NY MEDICAL MARIJUANA-ONCAM


AS OF TODAY, MEDICAL MARIJUANA IS LEGAL IN NEW YORK STATE.

A DOCTOR CAN PRESCRIBE MARIJUANA TO PATIENTS WITH "SERIOUS CONDITIONS."

FLORIDA VOTERS WILL VOTE ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN NOVEMBER. Return to index of stories...


BARCELONA CLOSE CALL-VO


WE'RE GETTING VIDEO OF A CLOSE CALL AT AN AIRPORT IN SPAIN.

THIS IS BARCELONA, SATURDAY.

A RUSSIAN PASSENGER JET WAS ABOUT TO LAND, WHEN THE PILOTS NOTICED AN ARGENTINIAN PLANE DRIVING ON THE RUNWAY.

THE PILOTS HAD TO ABORT THE LANDING, AND QUICKLY PULL UP THE PLANE.

THE PLANE EVENTUALLY LANDED.

NO ONE WAS HURT.

THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY IN SPAIN IS INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2SHOT


TONIGHT SOME GROUPS ARE CALLING THE POPE'S MEETING WITH SEX ABUSE VICITMS *FAKE.

SURVIVOR NETWORKS LIKE "SNAP" THINK IT'S A PUBLICITY STUNT.

THE VATICAN RESPONDS TO THE CONTROVERSY NEXT AT 5:30.

PLUS:

It's all here in black and white- all the information criminals need

to steal from your deceased family members.

Well show you how you can protect yourself coming up! Return to index of stories...


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TZ1 B) HOLLIE SU TZ-SOT


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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POPE MEETS WITH SEX ABUSE VICTIMS-VIDBOX RVL


TODAY AT THE VATICAN THERE WAS AN HISTORIC MEETING BETWEEN POPE FRANCIS AND SIX VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AT THE HANDS OF CLERGY.

IT WAS THE FIRST TIME POPE FRANCIS MET WITH VICTIMS OF ABUSE SINCE HE WAS ELECTED 16 MONTHS AGO.

AND IT WAS ALSO THE FIRST TIME *ANY POPE MET WITH VICTIMS OF ABUSE INSIDE VATICAN WALLS.

THE POPE BEGGED FOR THEIR FORGIVENESS. Return to index of stories...


POPE MEETS WITH SEX ABUSE VICTIMS-SOTVO


"I think this pope is a new pope and he is really taking care to look into the problem and to find out why it happened."

HE STARTED THE DAY OFF EARLY BY SAYING MASS IN HIS PRIVATE RESIDENCE

THE VICTIMS WERE THERE, AND AFTER THE MASS HE SPENT SOME TIME WITH THEM PRIVATELY.

WE DON'T KNOW WHAT WAS SAID.

ALREADY SOME SURVIVOR NETWORKS LIKE SNAP ARE CALLING THE MEETING A PUBLICITY STUNT. Return to index of stories...


POPE MEETS WITH SEX ABUSE VICTIMS-ONCAM


THE VATICAN SAID TODAY THE POPE IS TRYING TO MAKE SURE NO MORE SEXUAL ABUSES BY PRIESTS HAPPEN, AND HE WANTS THE CHURCH TO TAKE CARE OF THOSE WHO'VE SUFFERED IN THE PAST. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ON CAM


THE FLOOD OF YOUNG IMMIGRANTS FROM CENTRAL AMERICA CONTINUES ON THE U.S. BORDER.

NEXT, WE'RE LEARNING WHY THE PRESIDENT MAY SPEED UP DEPORTATIONS DESPITE PLEAS FROM FELLOW DEMOCRATS.

AND A NEW STUDY FOUND A WAY TO HELP LOWER THE RISK OF DEATH FOR SOME FIRST-TIME MOTHERS AND THEIR BABIES. Return to index of stories...


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GENERIC WX OPEN-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.

TUESDAY'S RAIN PROSPECTS

Scattered showers and thunderstorms continue moving across Southwest Florida this evening. Compliments of the cloud cover left over from storms early on Monday, temperatures in the afternoon were held at bay, only topping out in the 80s, well below what's considered seasonal.

Overnight tonight temperatures are expected to retreat into the low to mid 70s.

The weather setup for Tuesday looks a bit similar to Monday. Again we will have steering winds with a south and southwesterly component to them. Added to the fact that higher resolution forecast models place some showers in the Gulf of Mexico early on Tuesday, we'll need to account for the chance for some rain in the morning, mainly along the coastline.

As the afternoon progresses, the inland areas of the state should bear the greatest coverage of showers and thunderstorms. Toward Tuesday evening, it is a possibility that some showers or isolated storms could push a touch closer toward the US 41 corridor.

For the duration of the work week, a more typical July weather streak looks to get set up with late afternoon and evening showers and storms. Temperatures from Wednesday onward look seasonal in the afternoons topping out near 92 degrres. Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRATION CONGRESS-trx VO IN PLASMA


TODAY FEDERAL AGENTS PROCESSED MORE IMMIGRANTS FROM CENTRAL AMERICA.

AS BORDER PATROL TRIES TO HANDLE THE CRISIS ON THE GROUND, PRESIDENT OBAMA AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ARE NEGOTIATING TO FIND A SOLUTION BOTH SIDES CAN AGREE ON. Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRATION CONGRESS-PKG


ONE OF THE THOUSANDS OF CENTRAL AMERICAN CHILDREN WHO HAVE COME TO THE U-S IS 15 YEAR OLD BRANDON RAMIREZ OF GUATEMALA. HE SAYS HE CAME WITH A GROUP OF STRANGERS THROUGH MEXICO.

THEY CROSSE THE RIO GRAND IN A RAFT.

BRANDON WAS ARRESTED BUT THEN ALLOWED TO GO TO HIS PARENTS WHO HE SAYS IMMIGRATED TO THE U-S YEARS AGO

SOT/ Brandon Ramirez, 15, came in May from Guatemala:21-:28

HE SAYS HE DIDN'T LIKE THE INCREASING DRUG VIOLENCE IN GUATEMALA. AND THE U-S HAS MORE OPPORTUNITY.

BUT AS THE HUMAN TIDE RISES.THE BACKLASH IS GROWING.

THE VICKERS ARE PATROLLING THEIR OWN PROPERTY ON THE TEXAS BORDER. DEMANDING FEDERAL OFFICIALS STOP WHAT THEY CALL CRIMINAL TRESPASSING.

SOT/ Linda Vickers, Brooks County Texas:45-:48

"we need something drastic we need to take the gloves off and hit hard"

NATS: demo

IN WASHINGTON, TODAY, ADVOCATES, INCLUDING KIDS WHO JUST ARRIVED IN THE U-S. WENT TO THE WHITE HOUSE. DEMANDING CHILDREN BE ALLOWED TO STAY

SOT / Gustavo Torres, Exec Director, Casa de Maryland and Virginia 1:03-1:08

"We need to find human way to resolve that issue,

butt

"to make sure that those kids that qualify for refugee status stay here, that is number one"

BUT, PRESIDENT OBAMA, THRU HIS SPOKESMAN, TODAY, MADE CLEAR:

MOST OF THE NEWLY ARRIVED CHILDREN WILL NOT QUALIFY FOR SPECIAL STATUS.

TAPE / Josh Earnest, White House Spokesman 1:17-1:21/pi

"if they don't qualify for that humanitarian relief and dont have a legal basis for remaining in this country they will be sent back" Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRATION CONGRESS-ONCAM


AIDES SAY PRESIDENT OBAMA MAY SPEED UP DEPORTATIONS OF THE CHILDREN WHO JUST GOT HERE, TO GET REPUBLICANS TO GIVE HIM WHAT HE WANTS: 2 BILLION IN EMERGENCY FUNDS TO DEAL WITH THE CRISIS. Return to index of stories...


DETROIT BEATING SUSPECTS-VO WIPE


TODAY A JUDGE SENTENCED TWO PEOPLE FOR A MOB ATTACK ON A DRIVER IN DETROIT.

STEVE UTASH HIT A BOY WHO DARTED IN FRONT OF HIM.

HE WAS SEVERELY BEATEN AFTER HE GOT OUT OF HIS PICKUP TO CHECK ON THE 10 YEAR OLD.

ONE MAN IS LOOKING AT A SIX TO 10 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE.

THE OTEHR GOT THREE YEARS' PROBATION. Return to index of stories...


DETROIT BEATING SUSPECTS-SOTVO


"It's evident that there is no consideration for human life. You disgust me and are a disgrace to America."

THE TWO MEN WERE AMONG FIVE PEOPLE WHO PLEADED GUILTY.

TWO MORE WILL BE SENTENCED THURSDAY. Return to index of stories...


DETROIT ANCHOR FIREWORK AX-SS


A TV WEATHERMAN IN DETROIT IS BLIND IN ONE EYE AFTER A FIREWORKS ACCIDENT.

DAVE REXROTH LOST SIGHT IN HIS LEFT EYE.

THE ACCDIENT HAPPENED ON THE 4TH OF JULY, WHILE HE WAS ON VACATION WITH HIS FAMILY IN IOWA.

HE'LL GET A PROSTHETIC EYE, AND HOPES TO GO BACK TO WORK, BY SEPTEMBER. Return to index of stories...


BIRD HIT BY PITCH-VO


A BIRD DIED AFTER GETTING HIT BY A PITCH IN A MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL GAME.

IT HAPPENED YESTERDAY IN FORT WAYNE, INDIANA.

A WEST MICHIGAN WHITECAPS PITCHER THREW THE FATAL PITCH.

THE BALL HIT A BIRD FLYING BETWEEN THE MOUND AND THE PLATE.

THE PITCHER LATER TWEETED "R. I. P." IN MEMORY OF THE ACCIDENT. Return to index of stories...


NSA DATA COLLECTION-ONCAM


NEW DETAILS ABOUT N-S-A SPY PROGRAMS, FROM DOCUMENTS EDWARD SNOWDEN GAVE TO THE WASHINGTON POST.

WE LEARNED THE GOVERNMENT HAS COLLECTED BABY PICTURES, MEDICAL RECORDS AND MORE, FROM ORDINARY INTERNET USERS.

THE FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY CONTRACTOR IS IN EXILE IN RUSSIA, BUT HIS LAWYER SAYS HE EVENTUALLY WANTS TO COME BACK TO THE UNITED STATES.

HE FACES SEVERAL CHARGES HERE, INCLUDING ESPIONAGE. Return to index of stories...


AIRPORT SECURITY ELECTRONICS-ONCAM


MAKE SURE YOU CELL PHONE IS CHARGED IF YOU A FLYING OVER SEAS.

SOME PASSENGERS ON INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS COMING TO THE U-S WILL HAVE TO TURN THEIR DEVICES *ON.

THE CHANGE COMES AFTER CONCERNS OVER NEW AL-QAIDA EFFORTS TO MAKE A BOMB THAT WOULD GET THROUGH AIRPORT SECURITY.

IF THE ELECTRONIC DEVICES WON'T POWER UP, PASSENGERS WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO BRING THEM ON PLANES AND THE OWNERS MAY FACE MORE SCREENING. Return to index of stories...


NC VOTER ID LAW-OC SOTVO WIPE


MINORITY GROUPS ARE BASHING THE NEW VOTER ID LAWS IN NORTH CAROLINA.

"It is all out attack on the right to vote and voter suppression. the worst that we've seen, in full measure, since Jim Crow."

THOSE LAWS, AND OTHERS LIKE IT ACROSS THE COUNTRY, HAVE TRIGGERED A LEGAL AND POLITICAL BATTLE. Return to index of stories...


NC VOTER ID LAW-SOTVO


"Republicans understand the lower the turnout, the fewer voters that vote, the better they do because we're mostly talking about black and hispanic voters, college students. All of those voters that lean democratic."

THE REPUBLICAN-LED LEGISLATURE IN NORTH CAROLINA PASSED THE LAWS LAST YEAR.

THE RULES MAKE VOTERS SHOW PHOTO I-D'S.

THEY ALSO ELIMINATED SAME DAY VOTER REGISTRATION, AND SHORTENED EARLY VOTING.

TODAY A JUDGE LISTENED TO ARGUMENTS ABOUT WHETHER TO BLOCK THE LAW BEFORE THIS YEAR'S MID-TERM ELECTIONS. Return to index of stories...


TEST TIME-ONCAM


A NEW STUDY FOUND TIME OF DAY, AND SLEEP, CAN IMPACT BLOOD TEST RESULTS.

RESEARCHERS FOUND METABOLIC PROCESSES WERE SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENT AFTER PEOPLE HAD A POOR NIGHT'S SLEEP.

THIS COULD HAVE AN IMPACT ON HOW WELL CERTAIN MEDICATIONS WORK. Return to index of stories...


NURSE HOME VISITS-ONCAM


EXPERTS FOUND A WAY TO MAKE SOME NEW MOMS, AND THEIR BABIES, HEALTHIER.

RESEARCHERS LOOKED AT A STUDY OF LOW-INCOME, MOSTLY AFRICAN AMERICAN, FIRST-TIME MOTHERS.

NURSES VISITED THE WOMEN AT THEIR HOMES.

THEY FOUND THE MOTHERS WHO RECEIVED PRE- AND POST-NATAL CARE HAD A LOWER RISK OF DEATH, AND THE CHILDREN WHO GOT CHECK-UPS WERE LESS LIKELY TO DIE FROM PREVENTABLE CAUSES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2SHOT


TONIGHT NBC 2 IS EXPOSING A NEW CRIME TREND.

IDENTITY THIEVES TAKING ADVANTAGE OF GRIEVING FAMILIES.

THEY'RE STEALING INFORMATION FROM PEOPLE AFTER THEY DIE, AND USING IT TO CASH IN.

WE FOUND OUT WHAT YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT THIS TYPE OF CRIME.

THAT STORY NEXT AT 5:30.

AND DEVELOPING AT SIX--

LIGHTNING DESTROYED A NAPLES MANSION THIS WEEKEND.

NBC-2 FINDS OUT IF A LIGHTNING ROD ON THE HOME WOULD HAVE SAVED THE HOUSE. Return to index of stories...


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AHEAD AT 6-BANNER


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A) lightning sparks fires-vo


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DEADLY CRASH-ONCAM


BREAKING NEWS IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

FIREFIGHTERS TELL NBC2 ONE PERSON IS DEAD AFTER A CRASH ON U-S 41.

IT HAPPENED IN THE NORTHBOUND SIDE OF 41 NEAR THE TILTED KILT.

TRAFFIC ON THE NORTHBOUND SIDE IS DOWN TO ONE LANE.

THE SOUTHBOUND SIDE IS OPEN. Return to index of stories...


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NOW TO AN NBC2 CRIME ALERT.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES WANT TO WARN YOU ABOUT IDENTITY THIEVES TARGETING DEAD PEOPLE.

EACH YEAR CROOKS STEAL PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM MORE THAN TWO POINT FIVE MILLION DECEASED AMERICANS.

THAT BREAKS DOWN TO ABOUT THAN 140 PER STATE, PER DAY.

AND FLORIDA IS NUMBER ONE IN THE COUNTRY FOR I-D THEFT.

NBC2'S HOLLIE HOJEK HAS A LOOK AT WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PROTECT YOUR FAMILY. Return to index of stories...


DECEASED ID THEFT ALERT-TC MON


THE NUMBERS ARE ALARMING-- BUT WHAT MAY BE ***EVEN MORE DISTURBING IS HOW THESE CRIMINALS ARE DOING IT. Return to index of stories...


DECEASED ID THEFT ALERT-PKG


FOR FAMILY MEMBERS, IT'S A *TIME TO MOURN A *LOSS.

FOR CRIMINALS IT'S A *CHANCE TO *GAIN.

Diana Butler, Fort Myers

:11:28 Its disgusting. It's a violation of your being.

Cora Gorillo, Fort Myers

it's just sad. to see that you worked your whole life to become something, and

somebody come and take your identity and you have to start over.:10

IT'S A BIG ENOUGH CONCERN HERE IN LEE COUNTY-- THE SHERIFFS OFFICE IS

HOLDING TWO SEMINARS THIS MONTH- ON HOW TO PROTECT THE IDENTITY OF A DECEASED

LOVED ONE.

Diana Butler, Fort Myers

:11:21 I wouldnt even know where to begin with that. I'm not surprised

it happens.

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Hollie Hojek standup

So how do these criminals do it--steal the identity of millions of

dead people a year?

Fraud experts say all the information is at their finger tips every

day-- in black and white-

In the obituary section of the newspaper

Lisa Parker, Fort Myers

:08:39 I think its terrible. and I think you need to keep track after

someone dies- I know I did after my mother in law.

A QUICK SEARCH ONLINE- GAVE THESE SUGGESTIONS ON HOW TO PROTECT YOUR DEAD RELATIVES.

MOST IMPORTANT- KEEP THE OBITUARIES SHORT-

THE LESS INFORMATION THESE CRIMINALS HAVE, THE BETTER.

KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON DEATH CERTIFICATES.

NOTIFY CREDIT BUREAUS AND HAVE THEM FLAG THE ACCOUNTS.

CLOSE BANK ACCOUNTS- CREDIT CARDS--EVEN CANCEL MEMBERSHIPS TO PLACES

LIKE COSTCO AND SAMS CLUB.

Diane Butler, Fort Myers

:10:29 criminals are criminals. if they can think of a way to do it,

they will rip you off.

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DECEASED ID THEFT ALERT-ONCAM


HOLLIE HOJEK REPORTING.

ACCORDING TO THE FUNERAL HOME HOSTING THESE SEMINARS--

THERE HAS BEEN A HUGE RESPONSE.

THE FIRST SEMINAR IS TOMORROW-

THAT ONE IS SOLD OUT.

THE SECOND ONE IS JULY 22ND -- AND THERE IS STILL ROOM AVAILABLE--

IF THEY NEED TO- THEY SAID THEY WILL ADD AN EXTRA

SEMINAR.

WE HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE AT NBC2 DOT COM. Return to index of stories...


SELL THE 6PM-2SHOT


IT IS RAINY SEASON IN THE LIGHTNING CAPITOL OF THE COUNTRY --

AT SIX NBC2 IS LIVE OUTSIDE A MILLION-PLUS DOLLAR HOME RUINED BY STRIKE -- FINDING OUT IF THERE'S ANY REAL WAY FOR YOU TO KEEP YOUR HOME SAFE FROM THE SAME FATE.

AND NBC2 WAS THE ONLY TELEVISION STATION THERE AS AN INNOCENT LITTLE GIRL AT THE CENTER OF A NATIONWIDE SCANDAL ARRIVED IN NAPLES FOR HELP. Return to index of stories...