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OPEN-CLIP SEX PREDATOR HIRED-OC-SS
HELLO-ONCAM SEX PREDATOR HIRED-SOTVO
PLANE CRASH UPDATE-TRX- SS (3) TEACHERS UNION LAWSUIT-OC
LANDING ON CAPTIVA-VO TEACHERS UNION LAWSUIT-PKG
MEDSTAR CRASH-VO MAYOR SIGNS FREE MARRIAGE PETITION-VO
LEE COUNTY BURGLARY-OC-VO MAYOR SIGNS FREE MARRIAGE PETITION-SOTVO
LEE COUNTY BURGLARY-SOTVO SAME SEX LAWSUIT-OC
COLLIER FRAUD UPDATE-OC MAN BURNS HOUSE KILLING SPIDER-VO
COLLIER FRAUD UPDATE-PKG GOODBYE-OC-CLIP
COLLIER FRAUD UPDATE-OC  


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HELLO-ONCAM


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HERE ARE THE TOP STORIES IN THE NEWS AT THIS HOUR. Return to index of stories...


PLANE CRASH UPDATE-TRX- SS (3)


SOURCES TELL N-B-C TWO A PLANE CRASH OFF NORTH CAPTIVA ISLAND IS NOW A RECOVERY EFFORT

- DIVE TEAMS FROM THE U-S COAST GUARD AND THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE ARE SEARCHING.

ACCORDING TO THE F-A-A. A SMALL PLANE CRASHED INTO THE WATER AS IT WAS TRYING TO LAND AT THE SALTY APPROACH AIRPORT.

WITNESSES TELL N-B-C TWO THEY DIDN'T SEE ANYONE ESCAPE.

RIGHT NOW IT'S NOT CLEAR HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE ON THAT PLANE --

BUT IT CAN CARRY UP TO SIX PEOPLE.

COUNT ON NBC2 FOR ANY NEW DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


LANDING ON CAPTIVA-VO


THE LANDING STRIP ON NORTH CAPTIVA IS A PRIVATE GRASSY AIRSTRIP.

CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO WE FOUND ON YOU TUBE --

SOMEONE POSTED IT A FEW YEARS AGO -- THIS IS A SINGLE ENGINE CESSENA PERFORMING A FLY BY OF THE 2000 FOOT RUNWAY --

THIS REALLY GIVES YOU GREAT PERSPECTIVE OF WHAT PILOTS SEE GOING IN TO THE ISLAND.

YOU CAN SEE PEOPLE ON THE BEACH --

THE AIR STRIP IS LINED WITH TREES --

AND EVEN A COUPLE OF AIRPLANES. Return to index of stories...


MEDSTAR CRASH-VO


THIS IS IN THE SAME AREA WHERE A RESCUE HELICOPTER CRASHED FIVE YEARS AGO.

PILOT ERROR WAS BLAMED FOR THE MEDSTAR CRASH BACK IN 2009 OFF NORTH CAPTIVA.

THE MEDICAL CREW WAS RESPONDING TO A CALL ON THE ISLAND AT NIGHT.

THE PILOT AND CREW MEMBERS SURVIVED. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY BURGLARY-OC-VO


LEE DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR BURGLARS WHO THEY SAY WATCHED A HOUSE AND KNEW THE OWNER'S ROUTINE.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE SECURITY VIDEO.

IT SHOWS A SUSPECT CAR LEAVING THE GRIFFIN BOULEVARD HOME LAST WEEK IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE CROOKS STUDIED THE HOMEOWNERS HABITS. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY BURGLARY-SOTVO


2:10:19 this is a warning for people. if you have a very set routine, once in a while do somehting different. maybe leave at a different time go earlier go later. don't make it so routine 2:10:28

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE CAR PULLED IN LESS THAN TWO MINUTES AFTER THE VICTIM LEFT AND ONLY SPENT 15 MINUTES IN THE HOUSE.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON WHO WAS DRIVING THAT CAR-- CALL CRIME STOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER FRAUD UPDATE-OC


105 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED - ALL OF THEM FOR PROVIDING FAKE ID'S FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES.

THIS ALL WAS HAPPENING AT A PRODUCE PLANT IN EAST NAPLES.

NBC2'S CHLOE MORRONI SPOKE WITH A MAN WHO SAYS HE USE TO WORK THERE. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER FRAUD UPDATE-PKG


Major Geoffrey Branch - FL Division of Insurance Fraud

Raul Vidaurri - Employee

WHEN A FORMER WORKER FOUND OUT ABOUT THE RAID AT FRESH FRUIT DYNAMICS IN EAST NAPLES, HE SAYS HE WASN'T SHOCKED.

50:29 -:31

"it's funny how things happen you can only do it for so long."

THIS FORMER EMPLOYEE WHO DIDN'T WANT TO BE IDENTIFIED -- BECAUSE HE FEARED RETALIATION -- WORKED THERE FOR FOUR YEARS, HE SAYS HE LEFT ON HIS OWN ACCORD AND SAW A LOT DURING HIS TENURE.

48:17 -:20

"it's not ok, it's unethical and they shouldn't be doing that."

HE TELLS US THE COMPANY'S GENERAL MANAGER AND WIFE DIDN'T CARE IF A WORKER WAS UNDOCUMENTED OR NOT.

49:06 -:12

"they were all hired even if they were illegal she would facilitate paperwork for them, whether it was false documents or whatever."

48:10:12

"for a fee of course."

BUT THE FLORIDA DIVISION OF INSURANCE FRAUD SAYS SO FAR THERE'S NO INDICATION THAT ANYONE AFFILIATED WITH THE COMPANY KNEW THAT 146 OUT OF THE 169 EMPLOYEES USED SOME SORT OF FRAUDULENT ID, SOME OF THEM STOLEN, EVEN FROM DEAD PEOPLE.

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"we have 27 identity theft victims in 25 states across the country."

THE SEARCH WARRANT WAS EXECUTED AFTER AN INJURED EMPLOYEE WENT TO THE DR.HE CONFESSED TO HIS LAWYER HE WAS USING A FAKE ID AND SO WERE MANY OF HIS CO-WORKERS.WE TALKED TO ONE EMPLOYEE WHO'S PAPERWORK CHECKED OUT. HE SAYS HIS CO-WORKERS FEARED THE WORST.

144213 Some of them did tell me things, they told me if something happens to me can you please tell my family I love them and care about them."

FAMILY MEMBERS BROKE DOWN OUTSIDE, NOT KNOWING WHERE THERE LOVED ONES WERE.THE FORMER EMPLOYEE TELLS US, IT'S JUST AN AWFUL SITUATION

53:25 -:30

Terrible, terrible what he's going to put everyone through." Return to index of stories...


COLLIER FRAUD UPDATE-OC


THAT WAS NBC2'S CHLOE MORRONI

WE TRIED TO CONTACT THE GM AND THE OWNER, BUT WE HAVEN'T HEARD BACK. Return to index of stories...


SEX PREDATOR HIRED-OC-SS


A CONVICTED CHILD PREDATOR IS BACK BEHIND BARS IN LEE COUNTY--

THIS TIME ACCUSED OF HAVING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.

F-D-L-E AGENTS ARRESTED JAMES CORPORAL AFTER AN UNDERCOVER ONLINE INVESTIGATION.

THEY ACCUSE HIM OF DOWNLOADING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AT HIS WORK AT THIS GOLD SHOP OFF OF SAN CARLOS BOULEVARD.

WE SPOKE TO THE OWNER OF THAT BUSINESS. Return to index of stories...


SEX PREDATOR HIRED-SOTVO


Sot Larry nocek owner

16:26:31-16:26:47

"It scared me I mean hey, he could've got me in trouble. This is my

place, my store. Do I have a responsibility? I don't know how to find

it or what he was doing. "

Sent from my iPhone

CORPORAL HAS A DISTURBING PAST.

HE WAS CONVICTED OF SEXUAL BATTERY ON A JUVENILE UNDER THE AGE OF 12 BACK IN 2005.

HES BEING HELD IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL ON NO BOND. Return to index of stories...


TEACHERS UNION LAWSUIT-OC


A LEE COUNTY TEACHER IS SUING STATE LAWMAKERS - INSISTING A NEW EDUCATION LAW IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

AND HE'S BACKED BY THE FLORIDA TEACHER'S UNION.

NBC2'S LAURA ROBERTS EXPLAINS WHY EDUCATORS ARE UPSET. Return to index of stories...


TEACHERS UNION LAWSUIT-PKG


Inside the classroom at East Lee County High - Tom Faasse teaches his students how a bill becomes a law.

Today in Tallahassee he's questioned how one bill made its way into the books.

Tom Faasse

East Lee County High Teacher

Somebody needs to challenge them on the process that they use, to get legislation through that couldn't get through during the regular process as it is spelled out in the constitution

Faasse filed a lawsuit against the governor, members of his cabinet and the education commissioner -

saying an education law passed on the final day of the legislative session is unconstitutional.

He's backed by Florida's teacher's union.

They say lawmakers tacked on an amendment at the last minute -

made up of other bills that hadn't passed.

Donna Mutzenard

Exec. Dir., Teachers Union

05:14 05:21

It was made up of a bunch of different bills all together so there's not, the bill doesn't address a single issue

One particular issue they have a problem with is an expansion of the controversial school voucher program.

The union says that's using public funds for private institutions that don't have the same oversight.

But Governor Rick Scott disagrees.

His press secretary said quote --

"The Governor was proud to sign this legislation that creates personal learning accounts for our special needs students where funding can be spent on critical services or rolled over so they can save for college."

He's talking about students like Aleta Lentz's daughters.

The single mom can't afford to send her two autistic children to private school without these types of vouchers -

but says she knows its their best option.

Aleta Lentz

24:04 24:10

If we can't get the services into the public schools for these kids than we have to do something for them

The union's goal -

repeal the law they say never should have passed.

In Lee County, Laura Roberts, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


MAYOR SIGNS FREE MARRIAGE PETITION-VO


CAPE CORAL MAYOR MARNI SAWICKI IS JUMPING INTO THE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE DEBATE.

SHE TOOK TO FACEBOOK ANNOUNCING SHE SUPPORTS THE FREEDOM TO MARRY INITIATIVE.

WITH THAT, SHE BECAME THE FIRST MAYOR IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TO PUBLICLY ENDORSE SAME SEX MARRIAGE, A MOVE 35 OTHER FLORIDA MAYORS HAVE ALSO MADE. Return to index of stories...


MAYOR SIGNS FREE MARRIAGE PETITION-SOTVO


marni Sawicki/Cape Coral Mayor / 01:35:22 The reason I signed it is because I believe it's about human rights and freedom of choice. I believe it's the right thing to do. 01:35:28

FLORIDA HAS THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF MAYORS, SUPPORTING SAME-SEX MARRIAGE - AMONG STATES WHERE GAY MARRIAGE IS BANNED. Return to index of stories...


SAME SEX LAWSUIT-OC


THIS COMES AT A TIME, WHEN A MIAMI JUDGE CONSIDERS A LAWSUIT BY SIX COUPLES.

THEY'RE TRYING TO OVERTURN FLORIDA'S VOTER-APPROVED BAN ON SAME SEX MARRIAGE.

A RULING COULD COME ANY DAY. Return to index of stories...


MAN BURNS HOUSE KILLING SPIDER-VO


YOU CAN FILE THIS ONE UNDER- WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?

POLICE SAY A SEATTLE MAN TRIED TO KILL A SPIDER WITH A CAN OF SPRAY PAINT AND A LIGHTER.

IT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT AND THIS IS THE RESULT.

YOU CAN SEE IT DIDN'T WORK OUT WELL.

THE MAN ENDED UP SPARKING A FIRE THAT CAUSED ABOUT 60-THOUSAND-DOLLARS WORTH OF DAMAGE TO HIS HOUSE.

TO MAKE MATTERS WORSE, THE MAN SAYS IT ALL MAY HAVE BEEN FOR NOTHING-

HE'S NOT SURE IF THE SPIDER PERISHED IN THE FIRE. Return to index of stories...


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