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DIRECTORS PAGE TEASE 3-CLIP
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP 1) MALAYSIA JET BREAKING-VOTOPS
HEADLINES 2) SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-VOTOPS
HL1) UKRAINE PLANE CRASH-trxVOTOPS BREAK SIX 5:27:01 AM
HL2) FL GAY MARRIAGE-trxVOTOPS HEADLINES-trxTCMON(3)vo's
HL3) FED EX FEDERAL INDICTMENT-trxVOTOPS HL1) SWFL PLANE CRASH-vo 1
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT HL2) SOCIAL MEDIA PURGE-vo 2
5:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL HL3) INCREDIBLE FRESH ID THEFT-vo 3
CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-trxOC NATSVO GOOD MORNING(wa wildfires-VO IN PLASMA
CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-SOT SS OC 5:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL
MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-trxPLASMA VO TRAFFIC-NAVI
MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-VOTOPS SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-trxVOTOPS SS eaNIbX
MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-SOT VO PLASMA SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-REM
ISRAEL GAZA GROUND OPS-trxOC NATVO SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-VO
ISRAEL GAZA GROUND OPS-VOTOPS SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-SOT VO
ISRAEL GAZA GROUND OPS-SOTTOPS OC SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-REM
FL GAY MARRIAGE-trxONCAM MALAYSIA PLANE-trxOC (3)VIDBOX OC
FL GAY MARRIAGE-PLASMA MALAYSIA PLANE-PKG
FL GAY MARRIAGE-VO INCREDIBLE FRESH ID THEFT-TRX-OTS-VO
FL GAY MARRIAGE-SOT INCREDIBLE FRESH ID THEFT-SOTVO
FL GAY MARRIAGE-PLASMA SOCIAL MEDIA PURGE-trxOC VO
DEALERSHIP CARJACKING FOLO-OTS-VO SOCIAL MEDIA PURGE-SOT VO
DEALERSHIP CARJACKING FOLO-SOTVO CHARLOTTE PURSE THEFTS-trxOC VO
LEHIGH FIRE ASSESSMENT-trxOC VO CHARLOTTE PURSE THEFTS-SOTVO
LEHIGH FIRE ASSESSMENT-SOTVO FL GAY MARRIAGE-trxOC VO
DECISION 2014 CLIP-CLIP FL GAY MARRIAGE-3SOTVO
CRIST RUNNING MATE-OC-SS-OC ELAINE STRICH DIED-VOTOPS
FL CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS-OC-VO COSTA CONCORDIA-WIPE VOTOPS
FL CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS-SOTVO FLOWERGIRL WEDDING-SS
NEW SF 49ERS STADIUM-trxNATSVO TEASE 4-2SHOT
Tease 1-2SHOT 1)SHARK ATTACK-SOT VO
1) PRINCIPAL QUITS NEW DETAILS-VO FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL
2) FED EX INDICTMENT-VOTOPS BREAK SEVEN 5:39:23 AM
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL 5:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
BREAKING NEWS FLOAT-TRX 5:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
BREAK FOUR 5:09:43 TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
5:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI
5:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL WA FIRE-trxOC VO
CYPRESS LAKE PRINCIPAL QUITS-trx SS VO OC TSA FEE HIKE-trxVO IN PLASMA
FL TEEN BODY FOUND AFTER BOAT SINKS-trxOC VO TSA FEE HIKE-PKG
CA DEADLY BANK ROBBERY-trxNATSVO OC RIVER REACH ROAD PROBLEMS-trxOC VO
CA DEADLY BANK ROBBERY-NATSVO RIVER REACH ROAD PROBLEMS-SOT VO
CALI FIRE BODY FOUND-trxOC VO CHRYSLER RECALL QUICK FIX-OTS VO
NSA NUDE PHOTOES-OTS NBC POLL-3 SS
FED EX INDICTMENT-trxOC VO COAST GUARD RESCUE-VO
REAL ESTATE DRONE-OC NATSVO SHARK ATTACK VICTIM-OC SOT VO WIPE
5 HOUR ENERGY SUED-OTS SHARK ATTACK VICTIM-SOT VO
AMAZON E BOOKS-trxOC VO HELICOPTER CRASH-TRX VO TOPS
NISSAN DRIVERLESS CAR-VOTOPS FAKE TSA GROPE-VO
SCHOOL SUPPLIES PRICES UP-OTS-VO CRAIGSLIST SHOOTING-VO
CAPE EXPENSIVE ARTWORK-OC-VO CHICAGO ATF-VO
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1) OCTAVIUS ARREST-SS FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL
2) WOLF DOG UPDATE-VOTOPS BREAK EIGHT 5:49:40 AM
WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT 5:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
BREAK FIVE 5:19:15 5:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP BILL-CLIP
5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI
TRAFFIC-NAVI TAMPA SQUATTERS FOLO-OC VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS TAMPA SQUATTERS FOLO-SOTVO
OCTAVIUS PULLEN ARRESTED-trxOC SS WHAT'S COMING UP AT 6-CLIPTOPS
WOLF DOG UPDATE-VO 1) MALAYSIA PLANE-PLASMA VO
CHIKUNGUNYA IN FL-OTS 2) FL GAY MARRIAGE-VOTOPS
SAGGY PANTS UPDATE-VO 3) COMMUNITY COUNTS-PLASMA-LIVELOOK?
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NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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HEADLINES


BREAKING NEWS THIS MORNING OUT OF UKRAINE.

WHILE AUTHORITIES ARE DESPERATE TO FIND OUT WHO FIRED THE MISSILE THAT KNOCKED A MALAYSIA AIRLINES JET OUT OF THE SKY - KILLING ALL OF ITS PASSENGERS -- THERE IS A NEW COMPLICATION ON THE GROUND REGARDING THE PLANE'S DATA RECORDERS.

DETAILS AHEAD.

PLUS.

THE GAY MARRIAGE DEBATE HEATS UP.

SAME SEX COUPLES ARE GIVEN THE GO-AHEAD IN MONROE COUNTY - FOR A FEW HOURS ANYWAY.

NBC-2 COVERS THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS.

AND.

FEDERAL EXPRESS IS NOW THE TARGET OF A FEDERAL INDICTMENT.

THE 9-YEAR INVESTIGATION IS NOW IN THE COURTS - ACCUSING THE SHIPPING GIANT OF SUPPORTING ILLEGAL ACTIVITY.

WE'LL EXPLAIN. Return to index of stories...


HL1) UKRAINE PLANE CRASH-trxVOTOPS


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HL2) FL GAY MARRIAGE-trxVOTOPS


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HL3) FED EX FEDERAL INDICTMENT-trxVOTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT


IT'S FRIDAY, JULY 18TH.

I'M CLAY MILLER.

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AFTER TWO DAYS OF HEAVY THUNDERSTORMS, WE ARE GETTING BRIEF BREAK TODAY.

NBC2'S CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS "TRACKING" SUNNY SKIES.

HALEY. Return to index of stories...


5:00 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.

Mainly Dry Afternoon This Friday

Friday is finally here and it looks like it may be the best day for staying dry so far this week. Dry air from the north will help reduce rain coverage this afternoon. Latest model runs keep most of Southwest Florida dry today with a few descrete, isolated pop-ups still possible. Rain chances stay below 20% through the day.

Drier air usually means less cloud cover, so it will be mainly sunny area wide with a few fair-weather cumulus clouds out there. While rain chances are on the downside, temperatures are on the up and up. Highs running a degree or two above the norm this afternoon. Calling it 93° in Ft. Myers and 91° in Naples. Elsewhere, mid 90s inland and low 90s along the Gulf Coast. Expect high humidity values today too. Flirting near triple digit heat indices in most places today.

Heading into the weekend, Saturday looks to be mainly dry too but with slightly less dry air in place, rain chances will be bumped up just a bit. Isolated showers during the afternoon will be possible in some places.

Sunday we get back to a full blown summer-like pattern. More moisture returns and rain chances increase during the afternoon. Return to index of stories...


CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-trxOC NATSVO


LOOKING AHEAD.

LATER THIS MORNING, CREWS WILL PREPARE TO PULL A PLANE FROM THE WATER THAT CRASHED NEAR NORTH CAPTIVA ISLAND WEDNESDAY.

SO FAR, ONE BODY HAS BEEN RECOVERED INSIDE THE WRECKAGE OF THAT PLANE.

"boat and wind"

THE PIPER PA-32 ENDED UP IN THE GULF WEDNESDAY EVENING.

IT'S STILL THERE RIGHT NOW, PARTIALLY SUBMERGED IN THE WATER.

INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO WHAT CAUSED THE CRASH.

WE KNOW THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON A GRASSY AIRSTRIP LOCATED ON THE NORTHERN TIP OF THE ISLAND.

WITNESSES SAY IT APPEARED THE WING OF THE PLANE MAY HAVE CLIPPED THE GROUND BEFORE ENDING UP IN THE WATER. Return to index of stories...


CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-SOT SS OC


Right now, we are assisting as they're getting the remains out, and the occupant dealt with there.

FLIGHT DATA LISTS THE PILOT AS GREGG HOWARD OF SAINT PETERSBURG.

BUT IT'S NOT YET CONFIRMED WHETHER IT WAS HOWARD'S BODY FOUND IN THE PLANE.

INVESTIGATORS WON'T KNOW THE EXACT CAUSE OF THE CRASH UNTIL THE PLANE IS PULLED FROM THE WATER.

COUNT ON NBC-2 TO FOLLOW THIS STORY THROUGHOUT THE DAY. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-trxPLASMA VO


BREAKING NEWS.

UKRANIAN REBELS CLAIM THEY HAVE TAKEN MOST OF THE DATA RECORDING DEVICES FROM THE WRECKAGE OF THE DOWNED MALAYSIA AIRLINES JET.

ALSO RIGHT NOW. THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY IS WORKING TO FIGURE OUT WHO FIRED THE MISSILE THAT BROUGHT DOWN THE PLANE- KILLING ALL 298 PEOPLE ONBOARD.

U-S OFFICIALS SAY BIG PIECES OF WRECKAGE. OVER A WIDE AREA IN UKRAINE.IS EVIDENCE THE JETLINER BLEW UP IN MIDAIR.

MALAYSIAN FLIGHT 17 LEFT AMSTERDAM, BOUND FOR KUALA LUMPUR, AND WAS CRUISING AT 33 THOUSAND FEET WHEN IT WAS HIT. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-VOTOPS


VIDEO POSTED ONLINE NOT LONG AFTER THE CRASH, SHOWS A BIG PIECE OF THE JETLINER STRIKING THE GROUND.

THEN, A FIREBALL COULD BE SEEN IN THE DISTANCE NEAR THE RUSSIAN BORDER.

INTELLIGENCE SOURCES SAY U-S SPY SATELLITES DETECTED A MISSILE LAUNCH.

WITNESSES ON THE GROUND SAY THEY COULD HEAR IT.

THE DISASTER IS JUST DAYS AFTER THE U-S IMPOSED SANCTIONS ON RUSSIAN DIGNITARIES FOR ITS INVOLVEMENT, OR LACK THEREOF, IN THE UKRAINE CONFLICT. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-SOT VO PLASMA


"What we are expecting is that the Russian leadership will see once again that its actions in Ukraine have consequences, including a weakening Russian economy, and increasing diplomatic isolation"

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN KEPT THE SITUATION AT ARM'S LENGTH, BLAMING UKRAINE FOR CRACKING DOWN ON SEPARATISTS.

THE BIG QUESTION THIS MORNING IS WHETHER RUSSIA WILL BE HELD TO ACCOUNT *IF IT IS DISCOVERED DEFINITIVELY THAT SEPARATISTS SHOT DOWN THAT MALAYSIA AIRLINES JET. Return to index of stories...


ISRAEL GAZA GROUND OPS-trxOC NATVO


AND DEVELOPING IN GAZA.

THE ISRAELI MILITARY IS NO MORE THAT 12-HOURS INTO A GROUND ASSAULT IT LAUNCHED YESTERDAY.

*building explosion

THIS MORNING ISRAELI TROOPS REPORTED THEIR FIRST CASUALTY - DETAILS SURROUNDING THE SOLDIER'S DEATH ARE UNCLEAR.

MEANWHILE LEADERS WITH THE MILITANT GROUP HAMAS WARNED THAT ISRAEL WILL PAY A SERIOUS PRICE FOR THE

THIS OPERATION.

THIS FOLLOWS 10 DAYS OF BOMBINGS AND AIRSTRIKES BY ISRAELI FORCES. Return to index of stories...


ISRAEL GAZA GROUND OPS-VOTOPS


THE RAIDS BEGAN AFTER THREE KIDNAPPED JEWISH TEENAGERS' WERE FOUND DEAD.

OVERNIGHT.

THE ISRAEL MILITARY ORDERED FOREIGN JOURNALISTS TO EVACUATE HOTELS NEAR THE COASTLINE, BECAUSE MORE FIRE WAS COMING.

FLARES COULD BE SEEN ABOVE HEAVILY POPULATED AREAS OF GAZA - HOME TO NEARLY 2 MILLION PALESTINIANS.

IN THE SAME FOREIGN POLICY SPEECH THIS WEEK, PRESIDENT OBAMA EXTENDED CONDOLENCES FOR THE DEATHS OF INNOCENT CIVILIANS. Return to index of stories...


ISRAEL GAZA GROUND OPS-SOTTOPS OC


Men, women and children who are caught in the cross fire. That's why we have been working with our partners in the region to pursue a ceasefire"

THERE WAS A BRIEF HUMANITARIAN CEASEFIRE YESTERDAY MORNING.

BUT SHORTLY AFTER IT WAS ANNOUNCED, ALMOST IMMEDIATELY, ROCKET FIRE WAS CONFIRMED COMING OUT OF GAZA, AIMED AT ISRAEL.

STAY WITH NBC-2 FOR UPDATES ON THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


FL GAY MARRIAGE-trxONCAM


CELEBRATIONS WERE SHORT LIVED --- AFTER A BAN ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGES WAS OVERTURNED FOR MONROE COUNTY.

THAT'S BECAUSE FLORIDA ATTORNEY GENERAL PAM BONDI QUICKLY FILED A NOTICE TO APPEAL THE DECISION, BRINGING ANY LICENSING TO A HALT FOR NOW.

NBC-2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS JOINS NOW IN THE STUDIO WITH THE LATEST IN THE ONGOING FIGHT.

CHRISTY. Return to index of stories...


FL GAY MARRIAGE-PLASMA


MARRIAGE LICENSES WERE GOING TO BE ISSUED AS EARLY AS TUESDAY.

BUT THE NOTICE OF APPEAL CREATES AN AUTOMATIC STAY THAT PREVENTS ANY SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES FROM BEING ISSUED. Return to index of stories...


FL GAY MARRIAGE-VO


THIS IS A MAJOR SET BACK AFTER WHAT MANY CONSIDERED TO BE A WIN AFTER YESTERDAY'S RULING.

A JUDGE OVERTURNED THE STATE'S CONSTITUTIONAL BAN.

IT WAS FILED BY A GAY COUPLE -- WHO SAID THE BAN VIOLATED THEIR EQUAL PROTECTION RIGHTS.

ONE COUPLE WE MET WERE LOOKING FORWARD TO MAKING THE TRIP TO KEY WEST TO BE THE FIRST IN LINE TO GET THEIR LICENSE TO MARRY. Return to index of stories...


FL GAY MARRIAGE-SOT


00:09:34 "It's happening, we're excited/00:09:46 finally it was just

tears of joy"

---CONT VO---

NOW THEY WILL HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL THE APPEAL IS RESOLVED.

ATTORNEY GENERAL PAM BONDI IS ARGUING THAT FLORIDA HAS SOLE AUTHORITY TO DEFINE MARRIAGE IN THE STATE. Return to index of stories...


FL GAY MARRIAGE-PLASMA


IN A STATEMENT FROM BONDI'S OFFICE-- SHE ALSO SAID

"FINALITY ON THIS ISSUE MUST COME FROM THE U.S. SUPREME COURT."

LIVE IN THE STUDIO, CHRISTY ANDREWS NBC2. Return to index of stories...


DEALERSHIP CARJACKING FOLO-OTS-VO


AN UPDATE NOW TO A STORY WE BROUGHT YOU YESTERDAY ON NEWS TODAY.

ACCUSED OF CARJACKING A LOCAL CAR SALESMAN DURING A TEST DRIVE!

FORT MYERS POLICE SAY THIS NEW SURVEILENCE VIDEO SHOWS JASMINE WANKE AND ALFRED EVERETT GET OUT OF A CAB AT CAR FINDERS UNLIMITED.

IT WAS DURING THE TEST DRIVE THEY PULLED OUT A KNIFE AND TOLD THE SALESMAN TO GET OUT OF THE CAR.

A SHORT TIME LATER THEY ABANDONED IT AND TOOK A CAB HOME.

THAT'S WHEN POLICE ARRIVED. Return to index of stories...


DEALERSHIP CARJACKING FOLO-SOTVO


Sot-jerriton Harris lives next door to couple

3:02:51-3:03:03

"There was like 8-9 police cars like four of them in the parking lot

and the rest were out in the road so they had the road blocked off. "

AFTER A BRIEF STANDOFF THE COUPLE SURRENDERED.

THE SALESMAN WAS NOT INJURED. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH FIRE ASSESSMENT-trxOC VO


EMERGENCY SERVICES IN LEHIGH ACRES WILL BE IN JEOPARDY IF A PROPOSED FIRE ASSESSMENT FEE DOESN'T PASS THIS NOVEMBER.

THE LEHIGH ACRES CHIEF LAID IT OUT DURING A BUDGET MEETING LAST NIGHT.

HE SAYS THE DISTRICT WOULD HAVE TO CLOSE TWO FIRE STATIONS --

AND GET RID OF THEIR AMBULANCE SERVICE.

THEY'RE ALSO LOOKING AT LAYING OFF HALF THEIR FIREFIGHTERS -

54 JOBS TOTAL. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH FIRE ASSESSMENT-SOTVO


I know a lot of guys are out there interviewing at other departments but ultimately everyone wants to stay here:25 we have great crews great camaraderie and we love the district:29

THE FIRE CHIEF SAYS ALL OF THIS WOULD DRAMATICALLY INCREASE RESPONSE TIMES TOO.

BUT --

THE PROPOSED FIRE ASSESSMENT FEE THAT WOULD AVOID ALL THAT --

WOULD COST TAXPAYERS ABOUT 290 DOLLARS A YEAR. Return to index of stories...


DECISION 2014 CLIP-CLIP


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CRIST RUNNING MATE-OC-SS-OC


CHARLIE CRIST HAS ANNOUNCED HIS RUNNING MATE.

ANNETTE TADDEO-GOLDSTEIN WILL BE THE NEXT LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR IF CRIST WINS THE ELECTION IN NOVEMBER.

SHE'S THE CHAIRWOMAN OF THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY.

SHE GREW UP IN COLOMBIA WITH HER AMERICAN FATHER AND COLOMBIAN MOTHER.

SHE AND CRIST WILL TRY TO BEAT OUT NAN RICH DRUING THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY.

THE WINNER TAKES ON GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT. Return to index of stories...


FL CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS-OC-VO


OTHER REPUBLICANS LAWMAKERS INSIST IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO RE-DRAW THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT MAP --

BEFORE THE ELECTION IN NOVEMBER.

EARLIER THIS WEEK --

A JUDGE SAID THE REPUBLICANS UNFAIRLY CREATED DISTRICTS TO BENEFIT THEIR PARTY.

THE REPUBLICANS WON'T APPEAL THE DECISION.

BUT THEY SAY IT WON'T BE A QUICK FIX EITHER. Return to index of stories...


FL CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS-SOTVO


Sot: Ron Labasky, Florida Association of Supervisors of Elections

"there just doesn't seem to be a window of time sufficient enough, between now and november, to re-craft these districts, have new qualifying in the revised districts, and have a primary and a subsequent general election on november 4th."

A JUDGE IS NOW DECIDING IF THE RE-DRAW CAN WAIT UNTIL AFTER THE NOVEMBER ELECTIONS. Return to index of stories...


NEW SF 49ERS STADIUM-trxNATSVO


cheers for 3 seconds

THE SAN FRANCISCO 49-ERS NOW HAVE A BRAND NEW PLACE TO CALL HOME.

THE RIBBON CUTTING HAPPENED YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.

LEVI'S STADUIM IN SANTA CLARA CALIFORNIA HAS A CAPACITY OF 68-THOUSAND 5-HUNDRED SEATS.

THE FIRST EVENT IS NOT AN N-F-L GAME, BUT AN MLS MATCH, BETWEEN THE SEATTLE SOUNDERS AND THE SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES. Return to index of stories...


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WE'RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A LEE COUNTY PRINCIPAL.

.WHO CALLED IT QUITS AFTER ELEVEN YEARS.

SHE TELLS NBC2 SHE IS UPSET ABOUT WHAT'S NOT IN HER PERSONNEL FILE.

WE'LL HAVE THE DETAILS OF THAT FILE NEXT.

PLUS.

PARCEL SERVICE FED-EX, NOW FACES A FEDERAL INDICTMENT.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT ILLEGAL ACTIVITY THE COMPANY IS ACCUSED OF ENABLING. Return to index of stories...


1) PRINCIPAL QUITS NEW DETAILS-VO


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2) FED EX INDICTMENT-VOTOPS


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FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAKING NEWS FLOAT-TRX


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BREAK FOUR 5:09:43


HIT TIME 5:09:43

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5:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:12 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.

Mainly Dry Afternoon This Friday

Friday is finally here and it looks like it may be the best day for staying dry so far this week. Dry air from the north will help reduce rain coverage this afternoon. Latest model runs keep most of Southwest Florida dry today with a few descrete, isolated pop-ups still possible. Rain chances stay below 20% through the day.

Drier air usually means less cloud cover, so it will be mainly sunny area wide with a few fair-weather cumulus clouds out there. While rain chances are on the downside, temperatures are on the up and up. Highs running a degree or two above the norm this afternoon. Calling it 93° in Ft. Myers and 91° in Naples. Elsewhere, mid 90s inland and low 90s along the Gulf Coast. Expect high humidity values today too. Flirting near triple digit heat indices in most places today.

Heading into the weekend, Saturday looks to be mainly dry too but with slightly less dry air in place, rain chances will be bumped up just a bit. Isolated showers during the afternoon will be possible in some places.

Sunday we get back to a full blown summer-like pattern. More moisture returns and rain chances increase during the afternoon. Return to index of stories...


CYPRESS LAKE PRINCIPAL QUITS-trx SS VO OC


FORMER CYPRESS LAKE PRINCIPAL -- TRACY PERKINS -- IS CALLING IT QUITS.

PERKINS CLEANED OUT HER DESK THREE WEEKS **EARLIER THAN SHE ORIGINALLY PLANNED.

NBC-2 GOT HER PERSONNEL FILE.

ONE RECORD STUCK OUT TO US.

YOU MAY REMEMBER LAST YEAR --

WHEN STUDENTS WERE CAUGHT DRINKING AT A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAME.

ACCORDING TO PERKINS FILE -- ADMINISTRATORS SAY SHE DID NOT HANDLE IT TO THEIR STANDARDS.

NBC-2 SPOKE WITH PERKINS OFF CAMERA.

SHE SAYS SHE IS FURIOUS ABOUT OTHER INFORMATION *NOT INCLUDED IN HER PERSONNEL FILE.

SHE WOULD NOT TELLS US WHAT HER PLANS FOR THE FUTURE ARE. Return to index of stories...


FL TEEN BODY FOUND AFTER BOAT SINKS-trxOC VO


ELSEWHERE IN FLORIDA, SEARCHERS RECOVERED THE BODY OF A TEENAGER NEAR DAYTONA BEACH AFTER A BOATING ACCIDENT.

SEARCHERS MADE THE DISCOVERY LAST NIGHT.

THE TEEN WAS OUT ON LAKE SCHIMMERHORN WHEN THE BOAT HE WAS RIDING IN CAPSIZED.

TWO OTHER TEENS WHO WERE ALSO ON BOARD MANAGED TO SWIM TO SHORE.

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING WHAT CAUSED THE BOAT TO FLIP. Return to index of stories...


CA DEADLY BANK ROBBERY-trxNATSVO OC


"gunshots"

AN ARMED ROBBERY --

A WILD CHASE --

AND A SHOOTOUT WITH POLICE.

THREE PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER THE CHAOS IN CALIFORNIA.

ONE WAS A WOMAN HELD HOSTAGE.

AND NEW THIS MORNING.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE GUNMEN *PLANNED TO TAKE HOSTAGES RIGHT FROM THE START. Return to index of stories...


CA DEADLY BANK ROBBERY-NATSVO


"sirens"

OFFICERS SAY THREE ARMED MEN STORMED THE "BANK OF THE WEST" BRANCH IN STOCKTON.

THEY TOOK THREE HOSTAGES WITH THEM.

OFFICERS CHASED THE SUV FOR 45 MINUTES.

IT ENDED WITH A SHOOTOUT.

THAT LEFT TWO ROBBERS DEAD -- ONE IN THE HOSPITAL.

THE HOSTAGE KILLED IN THE CROSSFIRE WAS MISTY HOLT-SINGH, A WIFE AND MOTHER.

ACCORDING TO OFFICERS SHE WAS JUST A CUSTOMER AT THE BANK AND WAS IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME. Return to index of stories...


CALI FIRE BODY FOUND-trxOC VO


ALSO DEVELOPING IN CALIFORNIA.

AUTHORITIES HAVE FOUND A BODY IN AN AREA CHARRED BY WILDFIRE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE BODY WAS FOUND NEAR A HOME IN SHASTA COUNTY.

THIS IS THE SAME FIRE POLICE SAY WAS IGNITED BY AN ACCUSED MARIJUANA GROWER, WHO DROVE HIS TRUCK OVER DRY GRASS.

AUTHORITIES SAY IT LOOKS LIKE THE VICTIM WAS TRYING TO FLEE THE FIRE.

THE MAN ARRESTED IS CHARGED WITH MARIJUANA CULTIVATION AND RECKLESSLY STARTING A WILDFIRE.

THE BLAZE IS MOSTLY CONTAINED AND EVACUATION ORDERS HAVE BEEN LIFTED. Return to index of stories...


NSA NUDE PHOTOES-OTS


NSA ANALYSTS INTERCEPTED YOUR MOST PRIVATE PHOTOS THEN PASSED THEM AROUND TO OTHER EMPLOYEES.

THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED EVERY DAY ACCORDING TO EDWARD SNOWDEN.

THE FORMER N-S-A SPY SPILLED NEW CLASSIFIED DETAILS THURSDAY.

IN A NEW INTERVIEW SNOWDEN SAYS QUOTE "THE FRATERNIZING PRACTICE IS SEEN AS A 'FRINGE BENEFIT' OF WORKING FOR THE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY. Return to index of stories...


FED EX INDICTMENT-trxOC VO


DOCUMENTS FILED IN FEDERAL COURT ACCUSE FED-EX OF ENABLING CRIMINAL ACTIVITY.

THE INDICTMENT ACCUSES FED-EX OF SHIPPING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FROM ILLEGAL ONLINE PHARMACIES TO ADDICTS AND TO DRUG DEALERS.

A SPOKESMAN FOR THE COMPANY SAYS FED-EX IS INNOCENT OF ANY WRONGDOING.

THE SPOKESMAN SAYS FED-EX IS WILLING TO HELP LAW ENFORCEMENT BUT CAN'T DO THE JOB OF LAW ENFORCEMENT ALONE.

PROSECUTORS SAY THE CHARGES ARE THE RESULT OF A NINE-YEAR INVESTIGATION INTO TWO INTERNET PHARMACIES. Return to index of stories...


REAL ESTATE DRONE-OC NATSVO


IN THE WORLD OF REAL ESTATE --

IT CAN BE TOUGH TO SET YOURSELF APART FROM THE COMPETITION.

SOME AGENTS ARE GIVING BUYERS A NEW PERSPECTIVE.

"drone buzzing"

THEY'RE SENDING UP DRONES.

THE DRONE TAKES PICTURES OF THE PROPERTY TO GIVE PROSPECTIVE BUYERS A BIRD'S EYE VIEW.

THIS MIGHT BE ILLEGAL BY F-A-A STANDARDS.

BUT MANY REALTORS ARE TESTING THE LIMITS.

THEY SAY THIS PROVIDES A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE THAT SELLS. Return to index of stories...


5 HOUR ENERGY SUED-OTS


THE DRINK 'FIVE HOUR ENERGY' CLAIMS NO-CRASH AFTER IT WEARS OFF.

BUT THE STATE OF OREGON BEGS TO DIFFER.

THE STATE JUST FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST FIVE HOUR ENERGY ACCUSING IT OF DECEPTIVE MARKETING.

THE STATE SAYS IT'S THE CAFFEINE- NOT THE UNIQUE BLEND OF INGREDIENTS, THAT KEEPS YOU ENERGIZED.

THE COMPANY IS PROMISING TO DEFEND ITSELF IN COURT. Return to index of stories...


AMAZON E BOOKS-trxOC VO


THERE ARE REPORTS THIS MORNING THAT AMAZON COULD SOON LAUNCH A DIGITAL E-BOOK AND AUDIOBOOK SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE.

"KINDLE UNLIMITED" AS IT'S CALLED, WOULD GIVE SUBSCRIBERS ACCESS TO A POTENTIAL LIBRARY OF OVER 600-THOUSAND TITLES FOR JUST $9.99 PER MONTH.

AMAZON IS REPORTEDLY STILL TRYING TO REACH CONTRACT DEALS WITH SOME OF THE BIGGEST PUBLISHERS INCLUDING SIMON & SCHUSTER AND HARPER-COLLINS.

SO FAR, AMAZON ISN'T SAYING MUCH ABOUT THE REPORTED SERVICE. Return to index of stories...


NISSAN DRIVERLESS CAR-VOTOPS


NISSAN SAYS IT'S ON TRACK TO RELEASE A SELF-DRIVING CAR BY 2020.

THE COMPANY'S CEO SAYS THE JAPANESE CARMAKER WILL INTRODUCE A SELF PARKING CAR BY 2016. A LANE CHANGING VEHICLE IN 2018. AND A CAR THAT CAN MANEUVER INTERSECTIONS ON ITS OWN TWO YEARS LATER.

THE END GOAL IS TO HAVE A VEHICLE THAT REDUCES ACCIDENTS AND FREES UP TIME FOR RIDERS. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL SUPPLIES PRICES UP-OTS-VO


PARENTS GET READY TO PAY MORE FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPPLIES THIS YEAR.

ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION --

THE AVERAGE FAMILY WILL SPEND ABOUT 5-PERCENT MORE THAN LAST YEAR.

WHY?

SCHOOL BUDGETS ARE TIGHT AND THAT MEANS IT WILL BE UP TO YOU PAY FOR MOST OF THE THINGS THEY'LL NEED IN CLASS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE EXPENSIVE ARTWORK-OC-VO


20 MILLION DOLLARS IN WORLD RENOWNED ARTWORK IS ON DISPLAY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

GALLERY 9-2-8 IN THE WESTIN CAPE CORAL RESORT WILL DEBUT IT'S NEW EXHIBIT TONIGHT.

THE "MODERN TO POP AND BEYOND EXHIBIT" SHOWCASES ARTWORK FROM RENOWNED ARTISTS SUCH AS PICASSO, SALVADOR DALI AND ANDY WARHOL. Return to index of stories...


CAPE EXPENSIVE ARTWORK-SOTVO


Eric Ian Hornak Soutz, exhibition creator

02:37:08 "It's 24 hour security detail we also have, we have very special security systems within the space here, not unlike what you would find in a museum." 02:37:16

ALL OF THE ART IS FOR SALE.

THERE'S A JACKSON POLLOCK LISTED FOR FOUR MILLION DOLLARS.

YOU CAN CHECK OUT THE EXHIBIT FOR FREE.

IT OPENS TOMORROW NIGHT AND SIX AND RUNS THROUGH JANUARY SECOND. Return to index of stories...


Tease 2-2SHOT


AN ACCUSED CRIMINAL IS OFF THE STREETS THIS MORNING.

.POLICE CATCH UP TO THIS GUY, WANTED IN A CHASE AND BURGLARY FROM LAST WEEK.

THE FULL STORY AHEAD.

PLUS.

CAREGIVERS ARE HOPING FOR SOMEONE WITH A BIG HEART TO TAKE THESE GUYS IN AS FAMILY.

AN UPDATE FROM THE SHY WOLF SANCTUARY, NEXT. Return to index of stories...


1) OCTAVIUS ARREST-SS


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2) WOLF DOG UPDATE-VOTOPS


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WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 5:19:15


HIT TIME 5:19:15 AM

LENGTH 2:30 Return to index of stories...


5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Day Planner

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.

Mainly Dry Afternoon This Friday

Friday is finally here and it looks like it may be the best day for staying dry so far this week. Dry air from the north will help reduce rain coverage this afternoon. Latest model runs keep most of Southwest Florida dry today with a few descrete, isolated pop-ups still possible. Rain chances stay below 20% through the day.

Drier air usually means less cloud cover, so it will be mainly sunny area wide with a few fair-weather cumulus clouds out there. While rain chances are on the downside, temperatures are on the up and up. Highs running a degree or two above the norm this afternoon. Calling it 93° in Ft. Myers and 91° in Naples. Elsewhere, mid 90s inland and low 90s along the Gulf Coast. Expect high humidity values today too. Flirting near triple digit heat indices in most places today.

Heading into the weekend, Saturday looks to be mainly dry too but with slightly less dry air in place, rain chances will be bumped up just a bit. Isolated showers during the afternoon will be possible in some places.

Sunday we get back to a full blown summer-like pattern. More moisture returns and rain chances increase during the afternoon. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-NAVI


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-CLIPTOPS


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OCTAVIUS PULLEN ARRESTED-trxOC SS


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING IN LEE COUNTY.

THE MAN ACCUSED OF TRYING TO RUN DOWN DEPUTIES LAST WEEK IS BACK IN CUSTODY.

DEPUTIES TRACKED DOWN OCTAVIUS PULLEN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN IMMOKALEE.

HE WAS ORIGINALLY ARRESTED AFTER A HIGH SPEED CHASE --

AND THEN RELEASED.

DEPUTIES THEN ANNOUNCED THEY WANTED TO ARREST HIM AGAIN FOR A HOME BURGLARY IN FORT MYERS.

HE'S CHARGED WITH ARMED BURGLARY, GRAND THEFT AND GRAND THEFT OF A FIREARM. Return to index of stories...


WOLF DOG UPDATE-VO


THE SHY WOLF SANCTUARY IN NAPLES IS ASKING FOR YOUR HELP.

IT'S BEEN MORE THAN A MONTH SINCE THE NON-PROFIT GROUP RESCUED SIX WOLF DOGS.

BUT -- THE DOGS STILL HAVE NO PERMANENT HOMES.

THE SANCTUARY SAYS THE DOGS ARE HARD TO ADOPT OUT - THEY REQUIRE A LOT OF ATTENTION AND LAND TO LIVE ON.

BUT - IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ADOPTING - AND WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION, IT'S ON OUR WEBSITE AT NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


CHIKUNGUNYA IN FL-OTS


MOSQUITOES IN FLORIDA ARE NOW CARRYING THE CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS.

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS THERE ARE TWO CONFIRMED CASES. MIAMI DADE COUNTY --

AND PALM BEACH COUNTY.

OTHER CASES THAT WERE DIAGNOSED HERE IN FLORIDA WERE WITH PEOPLE WHO RECENTLY TRAVELED TO THE CARRIBEAN.

THIS VIRUS IS A MAJOR CONCERN FOR HEALTH OFFICIALS.

IT CAUSES SEVERE PAIN THAT CAN LAST FOR MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


SAGGY PANTS UPDATE-VO


IT'S NOW AGAINST THE LAW TO WEAR SAGGY PANTS IN ONE PART OF FLORIDA.

OCALA COUNTY LEADERS PASSED AN ORDINANCE BANNING PANTS THAT EXPOSE UNDERWEAR --

OR BARE SKIN ON YOUR BACK-SIDE.

IF YOU WEAR THEM IN PUBLIC -- YOU FACE A 500 DOLLAR FINE -- EVEN JAIL TIME.

THE ORDINANCE WAS FIRST PROPOSED 5 YEARS AGO -- BUT SOME FEARED IT WOULD LEAD TO PROFILING.

LAST MONTH -- A FORT MYERS COUNCILMAN SAID HE WANTS TO EXPLORE A similar LAW. Return to index of stories...


MICROSOFT LAYOFFS-VO WIPE


MICROSOFT THIS WEEK ANNOUNCED THE BIGGEST ROUND OF JOB CUTS IN ITS HISTORY.

THE COMPANY IS GETTING RID OF UP TO 18 THOUSAND POSITIONS, 14 PERCENT OF IT'S WORKFORCE.

MICROSOFT'S NEW C-E-O HAD ELUDED TO THE JOB CUTS IN A RECENT MEMO. CALLING IT PART OF AN EFFORT TO TRANSFORM THE COMPANY FOR A 'MOBILE FIRST AND CLOUD FIRST WORLD". Return to index of stories...


MICROSOFT LAYOFFS-SOTVO


PC sales are about flat. So the core business isn't anything to get excited about, but it's kinda less bad. Meanwhile, they're making a transition to the cloud a lot faster than people think. :10

MOST OF THE LAYOFFS ARE EXPECTED TO COME FROM THE NOKIA PHONE BUSINESS MICROSOFT ACQUIRED BACK IN APRIL.

EXPERTS THINK THE MOVE SHOWS MICROSOFT WANTS TO CHANGE IT'S CORE CULTURE TO FOCUS LESS ON HARDWARE. Return to index of stories...


KIDS STATE DINNER-OC VO


IT'S A DAY FOR KIDS AT THE WHITE HOUSE AS FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA WELCOMES CHILDREN TO A 'STATE DINNER' OF THEIR OWN.

IT'S THE THIRD ANNUAL 'KIDS' STATE DINNER' FOR WINNERS OF THE NATIONAL 'HEALTHY LUNCHTIME CHALLENGE' --- PART OF MRS. OBAMA'S 'LET'S MOVE' INITIATIVE.

LAST YEAR THE KIDS GOT A VISIT FROM A SPECIAL GUEST --- PRESIDENT OBAMA.

THIS YEAR 54 CHILDREN WILL ATTEND THE HEALTHY LUNCH AT THE WHITE HOUSE, WHICH WILL INCLUDE A SELECTION OF THE WINNING RECIPES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE 3-CLIP


BREAKING NEWS THIS MORNING IN THE MALAYSIA JET LINER DISASTER.

UKRANIAN REBELS SAY THEY HAVE THE DATA RECORDERS FROM THE CRASH SITE WHERE ALL 298-PASSENGERS DIED.

WE HAVE THE LATEST THIS MORNING FROM WASHINGTON ON HOW THIS COULD HINDER THE INVESTIGATION IN OUR NEXT HALF HOUR.

ALSO.

WE HAVE A LIVE REPORT IN JUST A FEW MINUTES NEAR THE SITE OF A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PLANE CRASH.

WE LOOK AHEAD TO THE NEXT STEPS IN THE INVESTIGATION TO FIGURE OUT WHAT WENT WRONG. Return to index of stories...


1) MALAYSIA JET BREAKING-VOTOPS


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2) SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-VOTOPS


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BREAK SIX 5:27:01 AM


HIT TIME 5:27:01 AM

LENGTH 2:37 Return to index of stories...


HEADLINES-trxTCMON(3)vo's


RIGHT NOW.

CREWS ARE GETTING READY TO PULL A SMALL PASSENGER PLANE OUT OF THE GULF OF MEXICO - AFTER IT CRASHED NEAR NORTH CAPTIVA ISLAND.

OUR REPORTER IS LIVE WITH DETAILS.

PLUS.

A DISTURBING STORY OUT OF CAPE CORAL INSPIRED BY A MOVIE.

HIGH SCHOOLERS PLANNING TO RELEASE NAKED PHOTOS OF THEIR CLASSMATES ONLINE.

WE'LL HAVE NEW INFORMATION ON THE SO CALLED PURGE.

AND.

ABOUT HALF OF THE PEOPLE IN A MAJOR FRAUD CASE STILL NEED TO BE PROCESSED TODAY.

WE LOOK AHEAD TO ANOTHER LONG DAY IN COURT AFTER INVESTIGATORS RAID A COLLIER COUNTY BUSINESS.

CLAY. Return to index of stories...


HL1) SWFL PLANE CRASH-vo 1


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HL2) SOCIAL MEDIA PURGE-vo 2


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HL3) INCREDIBLE FRESH ID THEFT-vo 3


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GOOD MORNING(wa wildfires-VO IN PLASMA


THANKS KRISTA.

GOOD MORNING EVERYONE.

WE ARE ALSO GETTING SOME NEW INFORMATION ABOUT A HUGE WILDFIRE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

WE JUST LEARNED THIS MORNING THAT AUTHORITIES HAVE EVACUATED AN ENTIRE TOWN BECAUSE OF THIS.

THOSE DETAILS IN A FEW MINUTES.

BUT FIRST.

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB JOINS US NOW WITH YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST.

HALEY. Return to index of stories...


5:30 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.

Mainly Dry Afternoon This Friday

Friday is finally here and it looks like it may be the best day for staying dry so far this week. Dry air from the north will help reduce rain coverage this afternoon. Latest model runs keep most of Southwest Florida dry today with a few descrete, isolated pop-ups still possible. Rain chances stay below 20% through the day.

Drier air usually means less cloud cover, so it will be mainly sunny area wide with a few fair-weather cumulus clouds out there. While rain chances are on the downside, temperatures are on the up and up. Highs running a degree or two above the norm this afternoon. Calling it 93° in Ft. Myers and 91° in Naples. Elsewhere, mid 90s inland and low 90s along the Gulf Coast. Expect high humidity values today too. Flirting near triple digit heat indices in most places today.

Heading into the weekend, Saturday looks to be mainly dry too but with slightly less dry air in place, rain chances will be bumped up just a bit. Isolated showers during the afternoon will be possible in some places.

Sunday we get back to a full blown summer-like pattern. More moisture returns and rain chances increase during the afternoon. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-NAVI


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...


SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-trxVOTOPS SS eaNIbX


THE INVESTIGATION INTO A DEADLY PLANE CRASH NEAR NORTH CAPTIVA ISLAND MOVES FORWARD.

CREWS WILL PULL THE PLANE OUT OF THE WATER LATER THIS MORNING.

ACCORDING TO FLIGHT RECORDS

THE PILOT OF THE PIPER PA-32 IS GREGG HOWARD OF SAINT PETERSBURG.

THIS MORNING -- WE KNOW INVESTIGATORS FOUND A BODY INSIDE THE WRECKAGE.

WE'RE STILL WORKING TO CONFIRM IF HOWARD WAS THAT PERSON.

NBC2'S SAM SWEENEY IS LIVE AT PINELAND MARINA WITH THE LATEST.

SAM. Return to index of stories...


SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-REM


AS SOON AS THE SUN COMES UP NTSB TEAMS WILL HEAD BACK TO THE SCENE WHERE THAT PIPER SARATOGA CONTINUES TO STICK OUT OF THE WATER. Return to index of stories...


SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-VO


NBC 2 OBTAINED THE FINAL AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TRANSMISSIONS FROM THAT PLANE.

CONTROLLERS TOLD THE PILOT NOT COME OUT HERE BECUASE OF WEATHER--- HE DIDN'T LISTEN.

WITNESSES SAW HIM ATTEMPT TO LAND--- BUT THEN TAKE OFF AGAIN.

THE LENGTH OF THIS RUNWAY IS JUST 2350 FEET--- THE ABSOLUTE MINIMUM THIS PLANE NEEDS TO LAND--- EVEN IN GOOD WEATHER.

HIS PLANE SLAMMED THE WATER ABOUT A HALF MILE OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY. Return to index of stories...


SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-SOT VO


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SWFL PLANE CRASH LOOK AHEAD-REM


THE PLANE IS EXPECTED TO BE REMOVED FROM THE WATER AT 10 O CLOCK THIS MORNING. THE NTSB WILL BRING IT TO A SECURE FACILTY WHERE A INDEPTH INVESTIGATION WILL BEGIN.

IT COULD TAKE MORE THAN A YEAR TO FIGURE OUT WHY THIS AIRCRAFT CRASHED.

LIVE AT PINE LAND MARINA SAM SWEENEY NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE-trxOC (3)VIDBOX OC


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING.

THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY IS SCRAMBLING TO FIGURE OUT WHO FIRED THE MISSILE THAT BROUGHT DOWN A COMMERCIAL JET OVER UKRAINE THURSDAY.

THE PLANE WAS FLYING FROM AMSTERDAM TO MALAYSIA.

TWO HUNDRED AND NINETY FIVE PEOPLE DIED IN THE ATTACK.

AND IT IS FAR FROM CLEAR WHETHER THE MISSILE CAME FROM THE RUSSIAN OR UKRANIAN SIDE OF THE BORDER.

MEANWHILE, U-S AIR CARRIERS ARE STEERING CLEAR OF THE UKRANIAN BORDER WITH RUSSIA AS AUTHORITIES SEARCH FOR ANSWERS.

BRIAN MOOAR HAS DETAILS FROM WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE-PKG


THE SPRAWLING CRASH SITE OF MALAYSIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT SEVENTEEN IN EASTERN UKRAINE IS A CRIME SCENE.

AND IT'S CONTROLLED BY THE VERY PEOPLE MANY EXPERTS BELIEVE TO BE THE PRIME SUSPECTS - PRO-RUSSIAN UKRAINIAN SEPARATISTS.

BUT TODAY. THEY'RE PROMISING ACCESS TO INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATORS.

"And it's a real challenge for anyone but particularly in a country in a war-torn area like this."

PRESIDENT OBAMA CALLED UKRAINE'S PRESIDENT TO OFFER HIS CONDOLENCES. AND AMERICAN HELP.

U-S INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS BELIEVE THEY ALREADY KNOW THE CAUSE OF THE CRASH THAT CLAIMED NEARLY THREE HUNDRED SOULS.

AN AMERICAN SATELLITE REPORTEDLY PICKED UP THE LAUNCH OF A SURFACE-TO-AIR MISSILE.

LIKE ONE OF THESE SPOTTED IN PRO-RUSSIAN EASTERN UKRAINE.

"Most likely it was the separatists, don't forget they just shot down a Ukrainian plane."

AND IF IT THE SEPARATISTS WERE INVOLVED.

Arizona :54-:57

"I think there is going to be hell to pay and there should be."

RUSSIA WAS JUST HIT WITH A NEW ROUND OF SANCTIONS OVER UKRAINE - BUT THIS CRASH THREATENS TO PUSH THE CRISIS TO A NEW LEVEL.

AT A CABINET MEETING THIS MORNING. PUTIN SHIFTED THE BLAME TO UKRAINE.

"THIS TRAGEDY WOULD NOT HAVE OCCURRED," PUTIN SAID, "IF THERE WAS PEACE IN THAT LAND."

audio outcue: "Brian Mooar, NBC News, Washington." Return to index of stories...


INCREDIBLE FRESH ID THEFT-TRX-OTS-VO


NBC2 UNCOVERS NEW DETAILS ABOUT A STORY WE BROUGHT EARLIER IN THE WEEK AS BREAKING NEWS.

TODAY, MORE THAN HALF OF THE 105 PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR STEALING SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS WILL APPEAR BEFORE A COLLIER COUNTY JUDGE.

41 PEOPLE WERE PROCESSED YESTERDAY - BUT THE COURT HAD NO TIME FOR THE REST.

THIS ALL CAME TO LIGHT WEDNESDAY WHEN THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE FRAUD FOUND ALMOST 90 PERCENT OF THE EMPLOYEES AT A EAST NAPLES FOOD PROCESSING PLANT - WERE WORKING UNDER FAKE IDENTITIES.

WE SPOKE WITH MANAGEMENT WHO INSIST THEY KNEW NOTHING ABOUT IT. Return to index of stories...


INCREDIBLE FRESH ID THEFT-SOTVO


Alfie Oakes

150713 Our main focus is not to lose production and continue to move along and we feel like we've done a good job from what theyre telling me everything is operational and moving forward.

THE OWNER, ALFIE OAKES WAS ON VACATION, WHEN THE RAID HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


SOCIAL MEDIA PURGE-trxOC VO


IT APPEARS A VIOLENT NEW MOVIE COMING OUT TODAY HAS INSPIRED A LOCAL GROUP OF TEENAGERS TO CREATE A SOCIAL MEDIA PURGE.

MAYBE YOU'VE SEEN THE MOVIE TRAILER--

THE PURGE MOVIE IS BASED ON THE IDEA THAT ONE DAY A YEAR-- THERE ARE

NO RULES OR LAWS.

AND THAT IDEA IS WHAT A GROUP OF LOCAL TEENS TOOK TO SOCIAL MEDIA.

WE FOUND TWITTER FEEDS-

TALKING ABOUT THE "CAPE PURGE"--

THERE IS ALSO ONE FOR RIVERDALE HIGH SCHOOL.

BASICALLY FOR ONE NIGHT-- ANYONE CAN POST ANYTHING THEY WANT.

THE FEED REPEATEDLY MENTIONS POSTING NAKED PICTURES OF GIRLS.

WE SPOKE TO ONE TEENAGER WHO HEARD ABOUT IT ON TWITTER. Return to index of stories...


SOCIAL MEDIA PURGE-SOT VO


Rebecca Meeks, Fort Myers

:05:21 girls will go crazy- so may even want to take their lives,

because can you imagine the depression you would fall into after being

publicly humiliated in front of the whole world.

the site was down for awhile but we checked this morning and the site was back up.

NO ARRRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. Return to index of stories...


CHARLOTTE PURSE THEFTS-trxOC VO


AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT NOW.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE WARNING YOU TO BE CAREFUL WHEN YOU'RE LEAVING GROCERY STORES.

IN JUST ONE WEEK TWO PORT CHARLOTTE WOMEN HAVE BEEN ROBBED IN SUPERMARKET PARKING LOTS.

WEDNESDAY, PURSE SNATCHERS GRABBED A WOMAN'S PURSE STRAP AND DRAGGED HER TO THE GROUND UNTIL THE STRAP BROKE.

THIS WAS AT THE PUBLIX ON COCHRAN BOULEVARD. Return to index of stories...


CHARLOTTE PURSE THEFTS-SOTVO


""I'm not surprised and yet I am and I feel very bad for the lady that was dragged by a vehicle and I realize how fortunate I was that that didn't happen to me."

CORNELIA SCHAAD SAYS ON TUESDAY MEN STOLE HER PURSE FROM HER SHOPPING CART IN THE PARKING LOT OF A WINN DIXIE.

DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING IF THE CASES ARE RELATED. Return to index of stories...


FL GAY MARRIAGE-trxOC VO


SAME SEX COUPLES BRIEFLY HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO GET MARRIAGE LICENSES IN THE FLORIDA KEYS.

BUT LATE LAST NIGHT, ATTORNEY GENERAL PAM BONDI FILED A NOTICE OF APPEAL - WHICH IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA, PUTS AN AUTOMATIC STAY ON ISSUING THOSE LICENSES.

THURSDAY.

A JUDGE STRUCK DOWN FLORIDA'S BAN ON GAY MARRIAGE.

IT ONLY APPLIED TO MONROE COUNTY IN THE KEYS.

SOME PEOPLE WE SPOKE WITH SAY THEY HOPE THEY CHANGE COMES TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COUNTIES SOON. Return to index of stories...


FL GAY MARRIAGE-3SOTVO


00:14:52 "I think its a good thing, do you think other counties like

Lee County need to jump onboard? Absolutely"

00:16:46 " I think it should be equal for men or women whether they

are gay or lesbian."

00:10:28 "I'm going to marry my best friend, my partner in life, my love"

WE'RE WAITING ON A DECISION FROM A JUDGE IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY ON GAY MARRIAGE --

WHERE A SIMILAR LAWSUIT WAS FILED.

GOVERNOR SCOTT RELEASED A STATEMENT RE-AFFIRMING HIS BELIEF.

.THAT THE BAN ON GAY MARRIAGE -- APPROVED BY VOTERS SIX YEARS AGO -- SHOULD BE HONORED. Return to index of stories...


ELAINE STRICH DIED-VOTOPS


ELAINE STRITCH HAS DIED.

A LEGEND ON BROADWAY AND IN THE ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS. HER CAREER SPANNED OVER 6-DECADES.

SHE RECENTLY PLAYED ALEC BALDWIN'S MOTHER ON THE SHOW 30-ROCK.

ELAINE STRITCH WAS 89-YEARS OLD. Return to index of stories...


COSTA CONCORDIA-WIPE VOTOPS


THE FINAL PREPARATIONS ARE BEING MADE TO MOVE THE COSTA CONCORDIA CRUISE SHIP.

THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON MONDAY.

THE LUXURY LINER SANK OFF THE COAST OF ITALY TWO AND HALF YEARS AGO, KILLING 32 PEOPLE.

MANY OF THE CREW MEMBERS HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH CRIMES FOR LEAVING THE SHIP AND ENDANGERING PASSENGERS. Return to index of stories...


FLOWERGIRL WEDDING-SS


A LITTLE GIRL FROM BROOKLYN REALLY WANTED TO BE A FLOWER GIRL, BUT SHE DIDN'T HAVE A WEDDING TO BE IN.

SO SHE WENT TO NEW YORK CITY HALL.

AND HELD THIS SIGN.

IT SAYS "CAN I BE YOUR FLOWER GIRL?"

THIS IS ANNABELLE EARL.

THE FIRST BRIDE POLITELY SAID NO.

BUT THE SECOND SAID YES AND ANNABELLE GOT HER WISH. Return to index of stories...


TEASE 4-2SHOT


THIS MORNING PEOPLE IN ONE NAPLES COMMUNITY SAY CHANGES TO A ROAD HAVE MADE THINGS WORSE.IN FACT IT'S DOWNRIGHT DANGEROUS. PLUS THIS

"

"What was going through my head? Damn. I'm going to die. I mean, really, you know?"

AND HEAR FROM THIS SHARK ATTACK SURVIVOR WHOSE TRIP TO FLORIDA LEFT HIM WITH SOME SCARS.AND ONE HECK OF A STORY TO TELL BACK IN TENNESSEE. Return to index of stories...


1)SHARK ATTACK-SOT VO


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FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK SEVEN 5:39:23 AM


HIT TIME 5:39:23 AM

LENGTH 2:37 Return to index of stories...


5:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:42 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.

Mainly Dry Afternoon This Friday

Friday is finally here and it looks like it may be the best day for staying dry so far this week. Dry air from the north will help reduce rain coverage this afternoon. Latest model runs keep most of Southwest Florida dry today with a few descrete, isolated pop-ups still possible. Rain chances stay below 20% through the day.

Drier air usually means less cloud cover, so it will be mainly sunny area wide with a few fair-weather cumulus clouds out there. While rain chances are on the downside, temperatures are on the up and up. Highs running a degree or two above the norm this afternoon. Calling it 93° in Ft. Myers and 91° in Naples. Elsewhere, mid 90s inland and low 90s along the Gulf Coast. Expect high humidity values today too. Flirting near triple digit heat indices in most places today.

Heading into the weekend, Saturday looks to be mainly dry too but with slightly less dry air in place, rain chances will be bumped up just a bit. Isolated showers during the afternoon will be possible in some places.

Sunday we get back to a full blown summer-like pattern. More moisture returns and rain chances increase during the afternoon. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION PROJECT?

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


WA FIRE-trxOC VO


A WILDFIRE IN WASHINGTON STATE HAS FORCED NEW EVACUATIONS.

THE EVACUATION NOTICE IS FOR THE NORTH-CENTRAL WASHINGTON TOWN OF PATEROS - A POPULATION OF ABOUT 650 PEOPLE.

AUTHORITIES ARE ALSO EVACUATING A HOSPITAL IN A TOWN NEARBY.

THE FIRE HAS ALREADY BURNED AT LEAST TWO HOMES AND DOZENS MORE ARE THREATENED.

A LIGHTNING STORM MONDAY NIGHT STARTED FOUR SMALLER FIRES AND THEY EVENTUALLY COMBINED.

SO FAR, 28-SQUARE MILES HAVE BURNED. Return to index of stories...


TSA FEE HIKE-trxVO IN PLASMA


THE COST OF FLYING IS GOING UP AGAIN, MONDAY.

BUT THIS TIME, THE AIRLINES HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH THIS TICKET PRICE INCREASE.

DETAILS FROM NBC'S CHRIS CLACKUM. Return to index of stories...


TSA FEE HIKE-PKG


STARTING MONDAY, THE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION IS RAISING THE FEE IT CHARGES FLYERS.

.MORE THAN DOUBLING WHAT'S ALREADY TACKED ON TO EVERY SINGLE AIRLINE TICKET. GOING FROM $2.50 PER LEG. TO $5.60 WITH NO LIMIT!

.WHICH CAN ADD UP IF YOUR LAYOVER EXCEEDS FOUR HOURS. AND, THEREFORE, BECOMES A SEPARATE LEG OF YOUR TRIP.

"So, in some cases, consumers will be paying 3 to 4 times more in these fees for every flight they book"

THE FEE HIKE WAS MANDATED BY CONGRESS AND WHAT IRKS THE AIRLINES IS THAT MOST OF IT WILL NOT BE SPENT TO IMPROVE TSA OR SECURITY.

BUT RATHER TO REDUCE THE DEFICIT.

AND ACCORDING TO THE POINTS GUY, BRIAN KELLY.ALL YOU CAN DO IS BE MORE CAREFUL IN BOOKING YOUR FLIGHT.

"Generally, if you're flying from smaller airports and the more segments you fly, the more fees you'll be paying."

WHILE ALL AIR TRAVELERS ARE SUBJECT TO THE NEW FEES, THOSE MOST LIKELY TO END UP PAYING MORE ARE THOSE WHO BOOK ROUND-TRIPS WITH LONG STOPOVERS.

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


RIVER REACH ROAD PROBLEMS-trxOC VO


PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE RIVER REACH COMMUNITY IN NAPLES DESCRIBE RECENT TRAFFIC CHANGES - AS AN ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN.

NBC-2 WENT TO TAKE A LOOK - AND WE SAW AT LEAST 5 NEAR HEAD-ON COLLISIONS IN ABOUT AN HOUR TIME PERIOD YESTERDAY.

THIS IS HORSESHOE DRIVE NORTH AND RIVER REACH WAY.

THERE USED TO ONE INBOUND LANE FROM HORSESHOE ONTO RIVER REACH.

BUT THE CITY TOOK THAT AWAY AND NOW THERE'S ONE 2-WAY STREET.

LYNN GREENLING SAYS SHE'S WITNESSED AROUND 1-HUNDRED CLOSE CALLS SINCE THE LANE CHANGES A MONTH AGO. Return to index of stories...


RIVER REACH ROAD PROBLEMS-SOT VO


--SOT---

LYNN GREENLING, RIVER REACH RESIDENT

04:29-:34

This is a very high traffic area, people walking, exercising, riding their bikes. You're going to see people get hit and hurt.

THE CITY TELLS NBC2 THE CHANGES HAVE TO DO WITH NEW DEVELOPMENT GOING IN ON THE OTHER SIDE OF NORTH HORSESHOE DRIVE.

THERE'S A GAS STATION ALMOST DONE THERE AND MORE DEVELOPMENT ON THE WAY. Return to index of stories...


CHRYSLER RECALL QUICK FIX-OTS VO


CHRYSLER SAYS IT CAN FIX ITS RECALLED JEEP S-U-V'S FAR FASTER THAN U-S SAFETY REGULATORS HAVE PREDICTED.

THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION HAS ACCUSED CHRYSLER OF MOVING TOO SLOWLY

THIS IS REGARDING ABOUT 2 POINT 7 MILLION OLDER JEEP GRAND CHEROKEES AND LIBERTY SUVS IN A RECALL ANNOUNCED MORE THAN A YEAR AGO.

THEY HAVE GAS TANKS BEHIND THE REAR AXLES THAT CAN RUPTURE IN REAR COLLISIONS, LEAK FUEL AND CAUSE FIRES.

THE REMEDY IS TO INSTALL A TRAILER HITCH TO PROTECT THE TANKS IN LOW-SPEED COLLISIONS. Return to index of stories...


NBC POLL-3 SS


WHO WILL BE TAKING PRESIDENT OBAMA'S PLACE IN THE WHITE HOUSE COME 2016?

A NEW NBC MARIST POLL SHOWS DEMOCRATS ARE OVERWHELMINGLY PUSHING FOR HILLARY CLINTON.

THAT IS - IF SHE RUNS.

THE POLLS OF IOWA AND NEW HAMPSHIRE SHOW CLINTON CRUSHES VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN 70 PERCENT TO 20 PERCENT AMONG DEMOCRATIC VOTERS IN A HYPOTHETICAL MATCH-UP.

IN THE PRESIDENTIAL BATTLEGROUND STATE OF IOWA, CLINTON IS TIED WITH SENATOR RAND PAUL 45 PERCENT TO 45 PERCENT

AND LEADS NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE BY JUST 1 POINT.

SHE HOLDS LARGER LEADS AGAINST FORMER FLORIDA GOVERNOR JEB BUSH at 46 PERCENT TO 42 PERCENT.

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COAST GUARD RESCUE-VO


A COAST GUARD RESCUE CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

TWO PEOPLE WERE RESCUED BY THE COAST GUARD AFTER THE 42-FOOT TUG BOAT BEGAN TAKING ON WATER.

ALL THIS HAPPENED NORTH OF CLEARWATER 17 MILES OFF THE COAST.

A HELICOPTER PULLED THE TWO TO SAFETY.

BOTH ARE OK. Return to index of stories...


SHARK ATTACK VICTIM-OC SOT VO WIPE


WE ARE HEARING AN AMAZING STORY FROM A TOURIST TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA.

HE IS NURSING BROKEN BONES AND A FEW WOUNDS AFTER A SHARK ATTACK AT A BEACH IN FLORIDA'S PANHANDLE.

"What was going through my head? Damn. I'm going to die. I mean, really, you know?"

TERRELL MOORE AND HIS FAMILY ARE VISITING OKALOOSA ISLAND FROM PLEASANT VIEW, TENNESSEE.

ON MONDAY, HE WAS OUT FOR A SWIM, ABOUT 75 FEET FROM THE BEACH, WHEN HE FELT THE BITE.

MOORE SAYS HE KICKED THE SHARK, AND RACED FOR SHORE

HE SAW THE SHARK TURN TO GO THE OTHER WAY. Return to index of stories...


SHARK ATTACK VICTIM-SOT VO


"If my foot's still there, I'm good. That was my thought. So, lucky, man. Pure luck."

THE BITE BROKE BONES IN MOORE'S FOOT AND REQUIRED STITCHES TO CLOSE THE WOUND.

BUT, JUST DAYS LATER, MOORE AND HIS FAMILY WERE BACK ON THAT BEACH. Return to index of stories...


HELICOPTER CRASH-TRX VO TOPS


NEW VIDEO SHOWS A DEADLY HELICOPTER CRASH.

SECURITY VIDEO IN SOUTH KOREA CAPTURED THE CRASH AND THE EXPLOSION.

FIVE PEOPLE WERE KILLED.

THE HELICOPTER WAS CARRYING FIREFIGHTERS AND RESCUE PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF THE SUNKEN FERRY SEARCH MISSION THAT KILLED HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE.

INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL LOOKING INTO A CAUSE. Return to index of stories...


FAKE TSA GROPE-VO


A MAN IS ACCUSED OF POSING AS SECURITY SCREENER AT THE SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT AND GIVING WOMEN PRIVATE PAT DOWNS.

AUTHORITIES SAY HE WAS A TICKETED PASSENGER WHO WENT THROUGH THE SECURITY CHECKPOINT.

HE THEN WENT TO AN AIRPORT LOUNGE, WHERE AUTHORITIES SAY HE SPENT A FEW HOURS DRINKING.

HE'S ACCUSED OF RETURNING TO THE SCREENING AREA AND CONVINCING TWO FEMALE PASSENGERS TO GO INTO A PRIVATE BOOTH.

T-S-A AGENTS BECAME SUSPICIOUS AND DETAINED THE 53-YEAR-OLD. Return to index of stories...


CRAIGSLIST SHOOTING-VO


TWO PEOPLE ARE RECOVERING FROM GUN SHOT WOUNDS AFTER AN APPARENT CRAIGSLIST SALE GOES BAD.

POLICE IN KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI SAY A MAN AND A WOMAN WERE SHOT WHILE DISCUSSING THE SALE OF A CAR LISTED ON CRAIGSLIST WITH SOMEONE ELSE.

POLICE ARE NOW LOOKING FOR THREE PEOPLE.

THERE WAS A 3-YEAR-OLD IN THE CAR NEXT TO THEM. BUT HE WASN'T HURT. Return to index of stories...


CHICAGO ATF-VO


CHICAGO WILL GET MORE FEDERAL HELP TO BATTLE GUN VIOLENCE.

THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PLANS TO SEND SEVEN MORE A-T-F AGENTS TO THE CITY TO JOIN THE 45 ALREADY STATIONED THERE.

THE MOVE COMES LESS THAN TWO WEEKS AFTER AN OUTBREAK OF SHOOTINGS OVER THE JULY FOURTH WEEKEND.

THOSE SHOOTINGS LEFT MORE THAN 60 INJURED AND AT LEAST 14 DEAD. Return to index of stories...


TEASE 5-2SHOT


it's ________

TELLING THEIR SIDE OF THE STORY.

A FLORIDA COUPLE ACCUSED OF SQUATTING EXPLAINS THIS BIZARRE SITUATION. Return to index of stories...


1) TAMPA SQUATTERS-VO


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FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK EIGHT 5:49:40 AM


HIT TIME 5:49:40 AM

LENGTH 2:20 Return to index of stories...


5:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:52 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.

Mainly Dry Afternoon This Friday

Friday is finally here and it looks like it may be the best day for staying dry so far this week. Dry air from the north will help reduce rain coverage this afternoon. Latest model runs keep most of Southwest Florida dry today with a few descrete, isolated pop-ups still possible. Rain chances stay below 20% through the day.

Drier air usually means less cloud cover, so it will be mainly sunny area wide with a few fair-weather cumulus clouds out there. While rain chances are on the downside, temperatures are on the up and up. Highs running a degree or two above the norm this afternoon. Calling it 93° in Ft. Myers and 91° in Naples. Elsewhere, mid 90s inland and low 90s along the Gulf Coast. Expect high humidity values today too. Flirting near triple digit heat indices in most places today.

Heading into the weekend, Saturday looks to be mainly dry too but with slightly less dry air in place, rain chances will be bumped up just a bit. Isolated showers during the afternoon will be possible in some places.

Sunday we get back to a full blown summer-like pattern. More moisture returns and rain chances increase during the afternoon. Return to index of stories...


BILL-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI


CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA SQUATTERS FOLO-OC VO


A COUPLE ACCUSED OF SQUATTING IN A TAMPA HOME IS TELLING THEIR SIDE OF THE STORY.

THIS IS AN UPDATE TO A STORY WE FIRST TOLD YOU ABOUT EARLIER THIS WEEK.

THE HOMEONWER SAYS SHE LET HER FRIEND CRASH THERE FOR A LITTLE WHILE, BUT THEN THAT FRIEND BROUGHT HER CONVICT BOYFRIEND THERE TO LIVE AND THEY WOULDN'T LEAVE.

THAT COUPLE SAYS THEY WERE LEGITIMATE RENTERS. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA SQUATTERS FOLO-SOTVO


"Reporter: did you have a rental agreement?

Kyle:I had a verbal agreement yes.

Reporter: For what?

Kyle: To stay there for three months.

Reporter: For $150?

Kyle: no, do you pay rent three months in advance?

Reporter: yes, everyone does.

THIS ALL FINALLY ENDED WHEN THE FAMILY CALLED THE MEDIA AND THE BOYFRIENDS PROBATION OFFICER. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S COMING UP AT 6-CLIPTOPS


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1) MALAYSIA PLANE-PLASMA VO


NBC-2 HAS COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THE MALAYSIA JETLINER DISASTER.

THERE'S A MASSIVE INVESTIGATION TO FIND OUT WHO DID IT AND WHY.

OVERNIGHT WE GOT BRAND NEW DEVELOPMENTS ABOUT THE DATA RECORDERS ON BOARD THAT FLIGHT. Return to index of stories...


2) FL GAY MARRIAGE-VOTOPS


AND THE CELEBRATING DID NOT LAST LONG IN KEY WEST.

WHY GAY COUPLES APPARENTLY WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GET MARRIAGE LICENSES NEXT WEEK IN MONROE COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


3) COMMUNITY COUNTS-PLASMA-LIVELOOK?


AND NBC-2 IS LIVE IN LEE COUNTY FOR A HEALTHY HARVEST!

IT'S WHERE COMMUNITY COUNTS IN A BIG WAY!

WE ARE LIVE TO SHOW YOU HOW LOCALLY GROWN FRUITS AND VEGGIES, AND VOLUNTEERS ARE MAKING A BIG DIFFERENCE FOR SO MANY FAMILIES WHO NEED THE NOURISHMENT. Return to index of stories...


END OF SHOW-OMNI TOPS


A LIVE LOOK RIGHT NOW AT-- , SHOWING --

NBC2 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB WILL BE LIVE WITH AN UPDATE TO YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE TWOS AT 6-02. Return to index of stories...


END OF SHOW CLIP-CLIP


HIT TIME 5:57:50 AM Return to index of stories...