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HL1) MALAYSIAN FLIGHT-VOTOPS-TRX NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP
HL2) LEE TRAN-VOTOPS-TRX TS1) LEE TRAN-TC MON VO
HL3) WEATHER-WX TS2) SWAT SITUATION-TC MON VO
NEWS AT 11:00am OPEN-CLIP TS3) FLIGHT MH17-TC MON VO
FLIGHT MH17 UPDATE-2 SHOT MIDEAST CRISIS-PLASMA VO
FLIGHT MH17 UPDATE-SOTVO MIDEAST CRISIS-PKG
MOTHER SLAMS PUTIN FOR FLIGHT MH17-PLASMA VO BONITA BRUSH FIRE-TRX OC VO
MOTHER SLAMS PUTIN FOR FLIGHT MH17-PKG BONITA BRUSH FIRE-SOTVO
LEE CO SWAT SITUATION ENDS-trxOC SS VO COLLIER GAS STATION-OTS-VO
LEE TRAN PRICE INCREASE-OC-VIDBOX COLLIER GAS STATION-SOTVO
SAN MARCO WATER IMPROVEMENT-ONCAM GARDNER PARK-OTS, VO
COMPLAINTS AGAINST CRIST AND SCOTT THROWN OUT-OC GARDNER PARK-SOTVO
MIAMI PLANE CRASH-trxSOTVOTOPS HABITAT STORE GRAND OPENING-ONCAM, VO
CAPTIVA CRASH FOLLOW-EBOX-VO-SS HABITAT STORE GRAND OPENING-SOTVO
FATAL ALLEY CRASH-trxOC VO OC LEE CO COMMISSIONER RACE-OTS-SS-VO-OC
TRAIN DERAILMENTS-TRX OC VO FSU PROFESSOR KILLED-OC VO
WEST COAST WILDFIRES-TRXVOTOPS CHOKEHOLD DEATH-ANIBOX OC
STERLING TRIAL TODAY-TRXVOTOPS CHOKEHOLD DEATH-PKG
TAX DEDUCTIBLE VACATION-2 SHOT FL BOY KILLED BY DOGS-ONCAM, VO
TAX DEDUCTIBLE VACATION-PLASMA FL FORECLOSURES-OTS
TAX DEDUCTIBLE VACATION-VO SAMMY WATKINS-ONCAM
TAX DEDUCTIBLE VACATION-SOTVO SAMMY WATKINS TRAINING CAMP DEBUT-VOTOPS
TAX DEDUCTIBLE VACATION-PLASMA WATKINS REAX-SOT-VO-OC
MANGOMANIA-trxOC VO NASA KENNEDY SPACE CENTER-TRXNATSVO
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT TEASE FOUR-TRX
TZ1A) BONITA BRUSH FIRE-VOTOPS-TRX TZ4A) FACEBOOK PIC-VOTOPS
TZ1B) SPACE CENTER-VOTOPS TZ4B) BEYONCE-VOTOPS
WEATHER-STC WEATHER TEASE-STC
HUGE SLC SLIP N SLIDE-VOTOPS WHALE WATCHING-ON CAM
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP WHALE WATCHING-PKG
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL WEATHER OPEN-CLIP
SUMMERLIN CRASH FOLLOW-trxVOTOPS WEATHER-WX WALL
SUMMERLIN INTERSECTION-OTS-VO FACEBOOK PIC AND ARREST-ON CAM
SUMMERLIN INTERSECTION-SOTVO FACEBOOK PIC AND ARREST-PKG
CAPE EXPENSIVE ARTWORK-ONCAM, VO BEYONCE DANCE CLASS-VOWIPE
LABELLE WOMEN'S SHELTER-ONCAM, VO BEYONCE DANCE CLASS-SOTVO
LABELLE WOMEN'S SHELTER-SOTVO TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT
EDGERRIN JAMES FOOTBALL CAMP -ONCAM, CG TZ5A) NO TO MARRIAGE-VO
FL SINKHOLE-OC VO HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM
OBAMA EXECUTIVE ORDER-OC VO HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
TEASE TWO-TRX AIRLINE FEES RISING-OC VO
TZ2A) MARCO BRIDGE-VOWIPE NO TO MARRIAGE-VO
TZ2B HGTV REALITY SHOW-VOTOPS HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-INTRO
MARCO BRIDGE REPLACEMENT-trxVOTOPS HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-PKG
MARCO BRIDGE REPLACEMENT-SOTVO DOG SAYS IM SORRY-OC VO
CELEBRITY SOFT BALL-OC VO NEW AT NOON TEASE-ON CAM
HGTV REALITY SHOW-VOWIPE NOON TZA) TAMPA KID DEAD-VO
HGTV REALITY SHOW-SOTVO NOON TZB) FL SINKHOLE-VO
TEASE THREE-TRX NOON TZC) FL KKK MEN-VO
TZ3A) MIDEAST CRISIS-VOTOPS CLOSE-2-SHOT PLASMA
TZ3B) CHOKEHOLD DEATH-SOTVO  


HL1) MALAYSIAN FLIGHT-VOTOPS-TRX


THE INTERNATIONAL CRIES FOR JUSTICE ARE GETTING LOUDER THIS MORNING -- DAYS AFTER A PASSENGER PLANE WAS BROUGHT DOWN BY A MISSILE IN UKRAINE.

AND HAPPENING RIGHT NOW--FAMILIES ARE FIGHTING FOR CONTROL OF THE BODIES OF THE VICTIMS. Return to index of stories...


HL2) LEE TRAN-VOTOPS-TRX


AND A HEADS UP FOR LEE COUNTY VOTERS.

BUS FARES COULD BE ON THE RISE.

WHAT *YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE POTENTIAL PRICE HIKE RIGHT BEFORE THE BIG VOTE. Return to index of stories...


HL3) WEATHER-WX


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NEWS AT 11:00am OPEN-CLIP


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FLIGHT MH17 UPDATE-2 SHOT


INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATORS ARE PUSHING FOR MORE ACCESS TO THE CRASH SITE OF MALAYSIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT MH-17.

MEANWHILE, THE U-S SAYS *POWERFUL EVIDENCE INDICATES RUSSIAN BACKED SEPARATISTS ARE TO BLAME FOR THE CRASH.

GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE. I'M LISA SPOONER.

AND I'M CHAD OLIVER.

AS CRANES MOVED DEBRIS FROM THE CRASH SITE THERE IS GROWING CONCERN THAT CRITICAL EVIDENCE IS BEING COMPROMISED.

THE INTERNATIONAL OUTRAGE IS GROWING AS VIDEO SHOWS NEARLY 200 BODIES BEING PILED INTO REFRIGERATED BOXCARS BY PRO-RUSSIAN REBELS.

SOME OF THOSE REFRIGERATED CARS EVEN LOST POWER OVERNIGHT.

THIS MORNING RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN SAID THE CRASH SHOULD NOT BE USED AS A POLITICAL TOOL.

SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY HAS POINTED FINGERS AT FOR PUTIN'S ADMINISTRATION FOR ARMING REBELS IN UKRAINE.

HE SAYS MOUNTING SATELLITE EVIDENCE SUGGESTS PRO-RUSSIAN SEPARATISTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SHOOTING DOWN THE PLANE. Return to index of stories...


FLIGHT MH17 UPDATE-SOTVO


"We picked up the imagery of this launch. We know the trajectory. We know where it came from."

REPUBLICANS ARE CALLING FOR NEW SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA.

CRITICIZING THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION FOR NOT BEING TOUGH ENOUGH.

NOW MORE THAN THREE DAYS AFTER THE CRASH, AVIATION EXPERTS WORRY CRITICAL EVIDENCE IS POTENTIALLY LOST FOREVER. Return to index of stories...


MOTHER SLAMS PUTIN FOR FLIGHT MH17-PLASMA VO


THE MOTHER OF A VICTIM FROM MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 17 HAS BEEN VERY VOCAL IN HER DISPLEASURE WITH RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN.

STANDING OUTSIDE AMSTERDAM'S SCHIPOL AIRPORT. SHE PLEADS WITH PUTIN TO RETURN THE BODIES OF HER SON AND HIS GIRLFRIEND.

ERIN MCLAUGHLIN HAS HER STORY. Return to index of stories...


MOTHER SLAMS PUTIN FOR FLIGHT MH17-PKG


"Mr Putin must take care of my son and my daughter to bring them home. I can do nothing but wait for bodies"

A MOTHER'S PLEA TO RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN.

SILENA FREDERIKS AND HER FAMILY LAY FLOWERS AT THIS MAKESHIFT MEMORIAL AT AMSTERDAM'S SCHIPOHL AIRPORT. JUST METERS AWAY FROM WHERE 23 YEAR OLD BRICE AND HIS GIRLFRIEND DAISY OEHLERS CHECKED IN FOR FLIGHT MH17. THEY WERE ON THEIR WAY TO A HOLIDAY IN BALI.

"I saw pictures on Facebook of bodies. Complete bodies. I had to look at it because maybe my son was on the picture"

SHE COULDN'T FIND HIM. THE CRASH SITE IS UNDER THE CONTROL OF PRO RUSSIAN SEPARATISTS. SHE SAYS DUTCH OFFICIALS HAVE NO ANSWERS. SHE'S AWARE OF THE REPORTS OF LOOTING AND BODY SNATCHING.

"I want the bodies. They can have everything but the bodies have to come back. Take their iphones take their money take everything."

DAISY'S MOTHER DIED 2 1/2 MONTHS AGO.

THE HOLIDAY WAS MEANT TO BE AN ESCAPE FOR THE COUPLE.

"I paid their tickets to give them four weeks holiday to find their happiness again"

SHE SHOWS ME THE FLOWERS THAT THE RESORT HAD PLACED ON THEIR BED.

THEY WOULD NEVER SEE THEM.

"I want to put my son and his girlfriend. Brice and Daisy together. Together again. Here. They have to be buried together. They died together. They loved each other. They have to be together forever. "

ERIN MCLAUGHLIN CNN SCHIPHOL AIRPORT Return to index of stories...


LEE CO SWAT SITUATION ENDS-trxOC SS VO


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING IN LEE COUNTY.

20 YEAR OLD TRAVIS DIENST IS NOW IN CUSTODY AFTER THE SWAT TEAM WAS CALLED TO PROVINCETOWN APARTMENTS ON ELIZABETH WAY.

THE APARTMENTS ARE NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF COLLEGE PARKWAY AND SUMMERLIN ROAD.

DEPUTIES GOT A CALL AT 10-45 LAST NIGHT-- ABOUT THE MAN THREATENING TO HURT HIMSELF.

HIS GIRLFRIEND WAS ALSO INSIDE HOME.

WE ARE STILL WORKING TO FIND OUT WHO CALLED 9-1-1.

HE IS BEING CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A WEAPON, KIDNAP AND FALSE IMPRISONMENT. Return to index of stories...


LEE TRAN PRICE INCREASE-OC-VIDBOX


ALL NEW THIS MORNING. LEE COUNTY IS LOOKING TO INCREASE THE COST OF RIDING PUBLIC TRANSIT.

THE PRICE WOULD JUMP 25 CENTS. FROM A BUCK 25 A RIDE. TO A DOLLAR FIFTY.

DISABLED PASSENGERS WHO USE A DOOR-TO-DOOR SERVICE WOULD SEE A 50 CENT HIKE.

SEVERAL PUBLIC MEETINGS WILL BE HELD THIS WEEK. WHERE YOU CAN VOICE YOUR OPINION.

THE FIRST ONE IS TOMORROW IN LEHIGH ACRES.

CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE. NBC DASH TWO DOT COM FOR TIMES AND LOCATIONS. JUST CLICK ON NEWSLINKS.

A public hearing and vote IS SET FOR NEXT MONTH by the Board of County Commissioners

- LeeTran seeks input from the public on a proposal to

increase its base adult fare from $1.25 to $1.50, as well as its pass prices.

Five meetings will be held at which the public can learn more about the proposal and

question LeeTran staff, as well as provide feedback. The meetings will be held: Return to index of stories...


SAN MARCO WATER IMPROVEMENT-ONCAM


IF YOU LIVE ON MARCO ISLAND, CONSTRUCTION IS SET TO START THIS WEEK ON THE NORTH SIDE OF SAN MARCO ROAD.

CREWS WILL BE WORKING ON WATER MAIN IMPROVEMENTS BETWEEN THE INTERSECTION OF BARFIELD DRIVE AND VINTAGE BAY DRIVE.

EXPECT MINOR DELAYS.

THE PROJECT WILL TAKE AT LEAST FIVE WEEKS.

WORK WILL BE DONE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM SEVEN TO FIVE.

AND SATURDAYS FROM SEVEN TO 3-30. Return to index of stories...


COMPLAINTS AGAINST CRIST AND SCOTT THROWN OUT-OC


COMPLAINTS AGAINST CHARLIE CRIST AND FORMER GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT BREAKING CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS ARE GETTING THROWN OUT.

PUBLIC RECORDS AT THE FLORIDA ELECTIONS COMMISSION. SHOW THE COMMISSION REJECTED TWO COMPLAINTS FILED THIS SPRING BY REPUBLICAN PARTY OF FLORIDA. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JUSTIN JOHNSON.

THE COMPLAINTS CENTERED ON BILLBOARDS AND TELEVISION ADS PAID BY THE MORGAN & MORGAN LAW FIRM THAT INCLUDED CRIST.

COMMISSION OFFICIALS FOUND THEY DIDN'T HAVE ANY MERIT. Return to index of stories...


MIAMI PLANE CRASH-trxSOTVOTOPS


woman speaking about crash

ONE PERSON WAS KILLED WHEN A SMALL PLANE CRASHED NEAR MIAMI SUNDAY.

ACCORDING TO THE F-A-A --

THE FOUR-SEAT CESSNA CRASHED INTO THE WATER AROUND 3-30.

WITNESSES SAY, THEY SPOTTED THE PLANE DOING WHAT APPEARED TO BE TRICKS, BEFORE TAKING A DIVE INTO THE WATER.

CREWS ARE SEARCHING FOR ANY ADDITIONAL VICTIMS. Return to index of stories...


CAPTIVA CRASH FOLLOW-EBOX-VO-SS


THE CRASH COMES JUST DAYS AFTER A SMALL PLANE MADE A CRASH LANDING OFF NORTH CAPTIVA ISLAND.

FRIDAY. NBC-2 FOLLOWED COAST GUARD CREWS AS THEY TOWED THE PLANE. AND LIFTED IT ONTO A DOCK IN BOCA GRANDE.

THE PLANE IS NOW AT A SECURE LOCATION. JUST OUTSIDE OF ORLANDO. WHERE N-T-S-B OFFICIALS WILL INVESTIGATE.

THE PILOT DIED DURING THAT CRASH.

AUTHORITIES IDENTIFIED HIM AS GREGG HOWARD. Return to index of stories...


FATAL ALLEY CRASH-trxOC VO OC


NEW DETAILS FROM A DEADLY CRASH ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY THAT KILLED AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD.

TROOPERS TELL US THIS S-U-V DRIFTED OFF THE ROAD.

THAT'S WHEN THEY SAY, THE DRIVER OVER-CORRECTED, CAUSING THE S-U-V TO HIT ANOTHER CAR, AND FLIP.

ANDRES NARANJO WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON SCENE.

HIS BROTHER, 11-YEAR-OLD ANTHONY NARANJO IS RECOVERING FROM SERIOUS INJURIES.

TROOPERS TELL US CHARGES ARE PENDING. Return to index of stories...


TRAIN DERAILMENTS-TRX OC VO


DOZENS OF RESIDENTS HAVE RETURNED TO THEIR HOMES.

THEY WERE FORCED OUT AFTER A TRAIN DERAILMENT IN A SMALL SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN COMMUNITY. AND CREWS ARE STILL WORKING TO CLEAR THE TRACKS.

FIRE OFFICIALS IN THE WASHINGTON COUNTY VILLAGE OF SLINGER. EVACUATED THE RESIDENTS SUNDAY NIGHT DUE TO CONCERNS THAT ABOUT 5-THOUSAND GALLONS OF DIESEL SPILLED FROM A LOCOMOTIVE'S FUEL TANK. AND COULD CATCH FIRE.

FIRE OFFICIALS SAY THREE ENGINES AND 10 RAILCARS FROM TWO TRAINS DERAILED. CAUSING NON-LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES TO TWO PEOPLE ON THE TRAINS. Return to index of stories...


WEST COAST WILDFIRES-TRXVOTOPS


NEARLY TWO-DOZEN WILDFIRES HAVE DESTROYED HOMES AND BURNED NEARLY A MILLION ACRES ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.

THIS VIDEO FROM A REMOTE-CONTROLLED AERIAL VEHICLE SHOWS THE DAMAGE LEFT BY THE FLAMES.

VIRTUALLY NOTHING IS LEFT UNTOUCHED AROUND PATEROS, WASHINGTON. ABOUT 200 MILES EAST OF SEATTLE.

YOU CAN SEE HOMES COMPLETELY DESTROYED. AND A LANDSCAPE WITH NOTHING BUT THE CHARRED REMAINS OF TREES AND SHRUBS.

MORE THAN 150 STRUCTURES HAVE BEEN LOST TO FIRES IN WASHINGTON STATE AND OREGON OVER THE PAST WEEK. Return to index of stories...


STERLING TRIAL TODAY-TRXVOTOPS


THE PROBATE TRIAL ON THE FUTURE OF THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS WILL RESUME TODAY.

THE TRIAL IS DEALING WITH WHETHER A DEAL NEGOTIATED BY DONALD STERLING'S ESTRANGED WIFE TO SELL THE TEAM FOR $2 BILLION IS AUTHORIZED UNDER THEIR FAMILY TRUST.

DONALD STERLING SIGNED A LETTER INSTRUCTING HIS WIFE TO SELL FOR THE HIGHEST PRICE SHE COULD GET.

THEN HE TRIED TO TAKE BACK HIS CONSENT.

COURT WAS IN RECESS LAST WEEK. Return to index of stories...


TAX DEDUCTIBLE VACATION-2 SHOT


YOU'LL LIKE THIS ONE--

YOUR VACATION CAN BE TAX DEDUCTIBLE.

HOW ABOUT THAT ?

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS SPEND SOME TIME OUT OF YOUR DAYS AT A CONFERENCE OR CLASS-- THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR PROFESSIONAL SKILLS.

NBC2'S ALEX DE ARMAS SPOKE TO A LOCAL C-P-A TO GET ALL THE DETAILS YOU NEED BEFORE YOUR NEXT TRIP.

SHE JOINS US LIVE IN STUDIO. Return to index of stories...


TAX DEDUCTIBLE VACATION-PLASMA


YOU CAN SAVE A FEW PENNIES-- IMPROVE YOUR PROFESSIONAL SKILLS-- AND ENJOY A TRIP-- ALL AT THE SAME TIME. Return to index of stories...


TAX DEDUCTIBLE VACATION-VO


I SPOKE TO RICK DONNER WITH DONNER AND COMPANY C-P-A IN CAPE CORAL.

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW--

FIRST-- DECIDE WHERE YOU WANT TO GO.

THEN FIND A CONFERENCE, CONVENTION, OR COURSE THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR PROFESSIONAL SKILLS.

YOU CAN FIND THESE BY CONTACTING YOUR PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION-- UNION-- OR BY SIMPLY GOOGLING IT.

ONCE YOU PICK ONE-- SCHEDULE AT LEAST FOUR HOURS A DAY DOING IT-- AND LOG IT.

BUT BE CAREFUL-- IF THE COURSE TRAINS YOU FOR A *NEW* BUSINESS OR PROFESSION-- IT WILL NOT BE DEDUCTIBLE.

C-P-A RICK DONNER SAYS THE KEY IS TO PROVE INTENT OF WORKING ON THE TRIP.

ALSO-- THERE'S A DIFFERENCE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS AND EMPLOYEES. Return to index of stories...


TAX DEDUCTIBLE VACATION-SOTVO


A business person can write off most of all this. An employee with a W2 is going to have to itemize deductions first And then it becomes a unreimbursed expense not paid for by their employer subject to a 2% limitation.

DONNER SAYS FOR MOST PEOPLE YOU'LL HAVE TO MEET THE STANDARD DEDUCTION.

IF YOU SCHEDULE THE TRIP WITHIN THE U-S AND ARRIVE THE DAY BEFORE THE EVENT AND LEAVE A DAY OR TWO AFTER-- YOUR AIRFARE WILL BE DEDUCTIBLE.

SO WILL YOUR ROOM. Return to index of stories...


TAX DEDUCTIBLE VACATION-PLASMA


IF YOU ARE TRAVELING WITH A SPOUSE-- THE TRIP IS STILL DEDUCTIBLE BUT ONLY YOUR MEAL CAN BE INCLUDED.

IT HELPS TO TALK TO YOUR C-P-A BEFORE YOU START PLANNING-- JUST TO AVOID SURPRISES.

LIVE IN THE STUDIO ADA. Return to index of stories...


MANGOMANIA-trxOC VO


IF YOU WERE THERE, YOU PROBABLY SAW IT FOR YOURSELF.

THIS YEAR'S MANGO MANIA WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!

ORGANIZERS TELL US THEY DID SO MUCH BUSINESS ON SATURDAY THAT SEVERAL VENDORS MADE MORE IN ONE DAY THAN THEY USUALLY DO OVER THE ENTIRE WEEKEND.

MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND PEOPLE ATTENDED THE FESTIVAL SATURDAY ALONE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


MOTHER NATURE IS BEING BLAMED FOR CAUSING A BRUSH FIRE IN BONITA SPRINGS.

STRAIGHT AHEAD, WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT NEIGHBORS DID TO KEEP THEIR HOMES FROM GOING UP IN FLAMES.

PLUS--

MORE THAN FOUR DECADES AGO THE WORLD'S ATTENTION FOCUSED ON STEPS TAKEN MORE THAN A QUARTER-MILLION MILES AWAY.

HOW NASA IS REMEMBERING A PIONEER. Return to index of stories...


TZ1A) BONITA BRUSH FIRE-VOTOPS-TRX


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TZ1B) SPACE CENTER-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


HUGE SLC SLIP N SLIDE-VOTOPS


THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WENT TO DOWNTOWN SALT LAKE CITY FOR THIS. A HUGE WATER SLIDE.

"SLIDE THE CITY" CAME TO TOWN. TRANSFORMING MAIN STREET INTO A THOUSAND-FOOT LONG SLIP N SLIDE.

MANY OF US ALWAYS WONDER ABOUT THIS. AND ORGANIZERS SAY IT WAS WELL-PADDED UNDERNEATH.

AN ESTIMATED THREE-THOUSAND PEOPLE SLID DOWN MAIN STREET. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


!!!!NEED WX ANCHOR CG!!!!!

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.

Happy Monday - will start off dry and sunny through the first of the day. Later this afternoon showers and storms will start blossoming across the urban corridor. Like any other day some of the isoalted storms will float towards the coastline and impact the evening commute.

Highs today will be cooler than weekend but still hot. Area wide, low 90s will be expected and feeling like the upper 90s.

Overnight, we start to dry out and clouds thin out. Mid to low 70s will be the common trend overnight and for the next few days.

Tuesday is on repeat. Highs in the low 90s with showers and storms in the afternoon/early evening.

Tropical Tracker

The National Hurricane Center is keeping an eye on a broad area of low pressure producing diorgonized storms about 1000 miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde Island. This low will continue to push off towards the west-northwest in coming days. Odds of devlopment right now are less than 10% in the next 48 hours.

Other than that, things are quiet elsewhere. Return to index of stories...


SUMMERLIN CRASH FOLLOW-trxVOTOPS


ONE PERSON IS DEAD AFTER A TERRIBLE TWO-CAR CRASH ON SUMMERLIN ROAD, IN FORT MYERS.

NBC-2 WAS THERE JUST AFTER IT HAPPENED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

A PORTION OF THE ROAD WAS CLOSED FOR HOURS AS CREWS CLEANED UP THE WRECK. Return to index of stories...


SUMMERLIN INTERSECTION-OTS-VO


PEOPLE WHO LIVE NEAR THE SCENE TELL NBC-2 THAT INTERSECTION CAN BE DANGEROUS.

THEY SAY PEOPLE DRIVE WELL OVER THE SPEED LIMIT.

THEY'RE ALSO CONCERNED WITH CURVES BEFORE THE INTERSECTION. THAT ARE BLIND SPOTS. Return to index of stories...


SUMMERLIN INTERSECTION-SOTVO


Edwina Laymon, Lives Near Summerlin Road

10:52:13 "You hear it a great deal you know you can hear the cars screeching to a halt." 10:52:19

--BUTT SOT--

Guillermo Gascue, Lives Near Summerlin Road

10:57:03 "When you're coming out of the curve you probably don't see the stop light until you're pretty close to it." 10:57:10

RIGHT NOW. POLICE ARE STILL INVESTIGATING THE CAUSE OF THAT CRASH. Return to index of stories...


CAPE EXPENSIVE ARTWORK-ONCAM, VO


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

GALLERY 9-2-8 IN THE WESTIN CAPE CORAL RESORT DEBUTED IT'S NEW EXHIBIT THIS WEEKEND.

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

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, AND IS ON DISPLAY THROUGH JANUARY SECOND. Return to index of stories...


LABELLE WOMEN'S SHELTER-ONCAM, VO


WOMEN AND CHILDREN WHO'VE BEEN VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ARE GETTING SOME MUCH NEEDED HELP.

NBC-2 DISCOVERED THOUSANDS ARE SUPPORTING A NEW SHELTER IN HENDRY COUNTY.

A LOT OF PEOPLE GAVE MONEY AT THE BIKES AND BARBECUE FUNDRAISER IN LABELLE ON SATURDAY.

THE PREVIOUS SHELTER CLOSED BACK IN 2008 BECAUSE OF THE ECONOMY. Return to index of stories...


LABELLE WOMEN'S SHELTER-SOTVO


Lonnie Brick/ Volunteer

3:34:41-3:34:53

"I donated four hours of my time everyday all SATURDAY all SUNDAY for

the last three months. I pulled this all together and I'm trying to

get as much money to help the shelter with these kids and these

women."

THE SHELTER IS EXPECTED TO OPEN IN OCTOBER.

IT'LL BE ABLE TO HOUSE MORE THAN A DOZEN FAMILIES AT ONE TIME AND ALSO FEATURES A 24-HOUR HOTLINE AND COUNSELING CENTER. Return to index of stories...


EDGERRIN JAMES FOOTBALL CAMP -ONCAM, CG


A GREAT EVENT FOR ASPIRING FOOTBALL STARS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THE EDGERRIN JAMES YOUTH FOOTBALL SKILLS CAMP IS GOING ON RIGHT NOW UNTIL 3 THIS AFTERNOON AT THE NORTH PARK IN AVE MARIA.

THIS IS FOR ALL LEVELS, AGES 6-18.

YOU CHILD WILL BE WORKING SOME OF THE BEST ATHLETES FROM THE COLLEGE AND NFL LEVEL.

THE CAMP IS FREE.

JAMES WAS A STANDOUT AT IMMOKALEE BEFORE GOING ON TO PLAY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI AND SEVERAL TEAMS IN THE NFL. Return to index of stories...


FL SINKHOLE-OC VO


AT LEAST ONE HOME REMAINS EVACUATED AFTER A LARGE SINKHOLE OPENED UP THIS WEEKEND IN A SPRING HILL, FLORIDA NEIGHBORHOOD.

SPRING HILL IS JUST NORTH OF TAMPA.

THE SINKHOLE IS ESTIMATED TO BE ABOUT 40 YARDS BY 40 YARDS WIDE AND AROUND 30 FEET DEEP.

DEPUTIES FROM THE HERNANDO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAVE BEEN MONITORING THE DEPRESSION SINCE IT WAS FIRST REPORTED ON SATURDAY.

THERE HAVE BEEN NO REPORTS OF THE SINKHOLE GROWING. AND RESIDENTS OF THREE OTHER HOMES WERE ALLOWED TO RETURN SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA EXECUTIVE ORDER-OC VO


PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WILL SIGN AN EXECUTIVE ORDER TODAY. BARRING FEDERAL CONTRACTORS FROM DISCRIMINATING ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION.

THE ACTION WILL UPDATE TWO PREVIOUS ORDERS ABOUT DISCRIMINATION ALREADY ON THE BOOKS.

IT ADDS SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY TO A LIST OF PROTECTED CATEGORIES FOR FEDERAL CONTRACTORS.

A SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL SAID THE ORDER WOULD AFFECT 24-THOUSAND COMPANIES THAT EMPLOY SOME 28 MILLION WORKERS, ROUGHLY A FIFTH OF THE NATION'S WORK FORCE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-TRX


STRAIGHT AHEAD.

AN 8 MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT IS SET TO BEGIN ON MARCO ISLAND THIS FALL.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT BRIDGE THE CITY PLANS TO REPLACED.

PLUS. WE'LL TELL YOU HOW ONE LOCAL REALTOR IS GAINING NATIONAL ATTENTION. Return to index of stories...


TZ2A) MARCO BRIDGE-VOWIPE


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TZ2B HGTV REALITY SHOW-VOTOPS


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MARCO BRIDGE REPLACEMENT-trxVOTOPS


THE SMOKEHOUSE BAY BRIDGE ON MARCO ISLAND IS BEING REPLACED.

IT'S ON COLLIER BOULEVARD NEAR THE TOWN CENTER MALL.

DURING CONSTRUCTION, TRAFFIC WILL BE DOWN TO ONE LANE IN EACH DIRECTION THROUGH SEASON.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PUT PRESSURE ON CITY LEADERS FOR AN UPGRADE.

IT'S COSTING TAXPAYERS MORE THAN 8-MILLION DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


MARCO BRIDGE REPLACEMENT-SOTVO


17:15:19-17:15:29

Nandiswa Mbongwa/ Biker

"The space is very limited. So, I mean you have to be careful when

you're biking through because the space is very small. Because it's

easy for your bike to just go into the road and ten there's a car

coming through, you know."

THE NEW BRIDGE WILL STILL HAVE TWO LANES IN BOTH DIRECTIONS.

BUT IT WILL HAVE A BIGGER SIDEWALK FOR PEDESTRIANS AND BIKERS.

CONSTRUCTION STARTS IN SEPTEMBER.

IT'S SCHEDULED TO WRAP UP A YEAR FROM NOW. Return to index of stories...


CELEBRITY SOFT BALL-OC VO


THE STARS WERE OUT IN SEATTLE YESTERDAY FOR A CELEBRITY SOFTBALL GAME HOSTED BY POPULAR SEAHAWKS' CORNERBACK RICHARD SHERMAN.

THE HOME OF THE MARINERS. SAFECO FIELD WAS THE SITE OF SHERMAN'S CHARITY GAME. WITH PROCEEDS GOING TO SHERMAN'S 'BLANKET COVERAGE' FOUNDATION.

KOBE BRYANT. RAPPER MACKLEMORE. TEAMMATE RUSSELL WILSON AND A SLEW OF OTHER CELEBS TOOK PART IN THE EVENT.

IT'S THE SECOND YEAR SHERMAN HAS HELD THE GAME.

THIS YEAR'S EVENT DREW A CROWD OF MORE THAN 22 THOUSAND. Return to index of stories...


HGTV REALITY SHOW-VOWIPE


IT'S A ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY FOR ONE LOCAL REALTOR. WHO IS GAINING NATIONAL ATTENTION AFTER BEING FEATURED ON A CABLE T-V REALITY SHOW.

DENISE COREY OF V-I-P REALTY WAS FIRST APPROACHED BY THE PRODUCERS OF "BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNTERS" ON H-G-T-V LAST WINTER.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY HELD A VIEWING PARTY AT COREY'S HOME. COMPLETE WITH A BIG PROJECTOR SCREEN IN THE BACKYARD.

ALTHOUGH SHE WAS NERVOUS ABOUT PARTICIPATING AT FIRST. COREY SAYS SHE QUICKLY GOT OVER IT. Return to index of stories...


HGTV REALITY SHOW-SOTVO


DENISE COREY / VIP REALTY

45:27 "They made me feel like it was all about me, and it was just so comfortable. I never thought I would do it in a million years but i did."

THE SHOW AIRED SUNDAY. BUT CAN BE SEEN IN REPEATS OVER THE NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-TRX


THE VIOLENCE CONTINUES TO ESCALATE IN THE MIDDLE EAST. AND NOW TWO U-S CITIZENS ARE AMONG THE CASUALTIES.

WE HAVE THE LATEST ON THE CRISIS AND THE CALLS FOR A CEASEFIRE, COMING UP.

PLUS THIS--

dont touch me, don't touch me please dont touch me

THE EXPLOSIVE CASE ROCKING THE NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT.

THERE'S GROWING OUTRAGE ABOUT A SUSPECT WHO DIED IN CUSTODY -- AFTER THE ARRESTING OFFICER PUT HIM IN A CHOKEHOLD. Return to index of stories...


TZ3A) MIDEAST CRISIS-VOTOPS


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TZ3B) CHOKEHOLD DEATH-SOTVO


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NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP


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TS1) LEE TRAN-TC MON VO


GOOD MORNING IM LISA SPOONER.

LET'S GET YOU CAUGHT UP WITH TODAYS TOP STORIES.

YOUR BUS OR TROLLEY RIDE COULD SOON COST YOU MORE.

LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PLAN TO VOTE ON A FARE INCREASE.

THE PRICE WOULD JUMP FROM A BUCK 25 A RIDE TO A BUCK FIFTY.

DISABLED PASSENGERS WHO USE A DOOR-TO-DOOR SERVICE WOULD SEE A 50 CENT JUMP.

LEE TRAN EXPECTS AN EXTRA 700-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR IN REVENUE.

THERE WILL BE SEVERAL MEETINGS THIS WEEK TO GET YOUR INPUT. Return to index of stories...


TS2) SWAT SITUATION-TC MON VO


20 YEAR OLD TRAVIS DIENST IS NOW IN CUSTODY. AFTER THE SWAT TEAM WAS CALLED TO PROVINCETOWN APARTMENTS ON ELIZABETH WAY.

THE APARTMENTS ARE NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF COLLEGE PARKWAY AND SUMMERLIN ROAD.

DEPUTIES GOT A CALL AT 10:45 LAST NIGHT ABOUT THE MAN THREATENING TO HURT HIMSELF.

HIS GIRLFRIEND WAS ALSO INSIDE THE APARTMENT.

WE ARE STILL WORKING TO FIND OUT WHO CALLED 911. Return to index of stories...


TS3) FLIGHT MH17-TC MON VO


INTERNATIONAL OUTRAGE CONTINUES TO GROW OVER THE TREATMENT OF THE VICTIMS OF MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT M-H 17.

ALL 298 PEOPLE ON BOARD WERE KILLED WHEN THE FLIGHT CRASHED IN EASTERN UKRAINE.

THE CRASH SITE HAS YET TO BE CONTAINED BY REBELS WHO CONTROL THE AREA.

INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS HAVE CALLED THE HANDLING OF THE SCENE DISRESPECTFUL. Return to index of stories...


MIDEAST CRISIS-PLASMA VO


GOOD MORNING I'M CHAD OLIVER.

WE'RE FOLLOWING ESCALATING VIOLENCE IN GAZA.

TODAY THE U-S SECRETARY OF STATE TRAVELS TO EGYPT.

JOHN KERRY IS PUSHING FOR A CEASE-FIRE IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

AS ANDREW SPENCER REPORTS, THE UNITED NATIONS HAS CALLED FOR THE SAME. Return to index of stories...


MIDEAST CRISIS-PKG


MAX STEINBERG, A NATIVE OF CALIFORNIA, SERVED AS A SNIPER IN THE ISRAELI DEFENSE FORCES.

SEAN CARMELI OF TEXAS SERVED IN THE I-D-F, AS WELL.

THE TWO U-S CITIZENS ARE AMONG 13 I-D-F SOLDIERS KILLED ON SUNDAY.

HAMAS' MILITARY WING CLAIMED TO HAVE CAPTURED AN ISRAELI SOLDIER -- A CLAIM THAT ISRAELI OFFICIALS HAVE DENIED BUT SAID THEY'RE LOOKING INTO.

ISRAEL'S INCURSION INTO THE TOWN OF SHAJA'IA SENT HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE FLEEING INTO GAZA CITY. THE GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY SAYS MORE THAN 500 PALESTINIANS HAVE BEEN KILLED; THE UNITED NATIONS ESTIMATES ABOUT 70-PERCENT OF THOSE WERE CIVILIANS.

"We have no war with the people of Gaza. Once again, today, Israel agreed to a ceasefire."

".the third time that Israel accepted and Hamas rejected a humanitarian ceasefire."

ISRAELI FORCES SAY THEY'VE DESTROYED SEVERAL TUNNELS USED BY MILITANTS TO SMUGGLE WEAPONS AND FACILITATE ATTACKS IN ISRAEL, AND SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THEIR GROUND OPERATIONS, LAST THURSDAY, OFFICIALS SAY THEY'VE EXPOSED 16 TUNNELS WITH 43 ACCESS POINTS.

AFTER AN EMERGENCY MEETING SUNDAY NIGHT, THE U-N SECURITY COUNCIL EXPRESSED CONCERN ABOUT the RISING DEATH TOLL AND CALLED FOR AN END TO THE VIOLENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

THE PALESTINIAN U-N AMBASSADOR CALLED THAT A TEST FOR ISRAEL.

".if they are going to abide by all these elements and to stop this aggression against our people."

I'M ANDREW SPENCER, REPORTING Return to index of stories...


BONITA BRUSH FIRE-TRX OC VO


IT'S HAPPENED AGAIN -- QUICK THINKING NEIGHBORS TAKE MATTERS INTO THEIR OWN HANDS. AFTER LIGHTNING SPARKS A BRUSH FIRE JUST FEET AWAY FROM THEIR HOMES.

THE LATEST INCIDENT HAPPENED ON SUNDAY OFF EAST TERRY STREET IN BONITA SPRINGS.

NEIGHBORS SAY THEY FIRST HEARD A LOUD CRACK OF THUNDER. AND WITHIN MINUTES NOTICED TALL FLAMES APPROACHING THEIR HOMES. AND GETTING WITHIN FEET AWAY FROM A NEARBY CHURCH.

THAT'S WHEN THEY DECIDED THEY COULDN'T WAIT FOR FIREFIGHTERS TO GET THERE. SO THEY QUICKLY GRABBED THEIR GARDEN HOSES. Return to index of stories...


BONITA BRUSH FIRE-SOTVO


"I got the water hose and I started watering everything down right there and right along the bushes and the grass. And I seen people over there connecting sprinklers and stuff too. They were watering the backyards."

AFTER ARRIVING. FIREFIGHTERS WERE ABLE TO GET A HANDLE ON THE FIRE WITHIN 15 TO 20 MINUTES.

THOSE NEIGHBORS SAY THEY FEEL LUCKY TO STILL HAVE THEIR HOMES. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER GAS STATION-OTS-VO


PLANS FOR A NEW GAS STATION IN NAPLES ARE CAUSING A GOOD AMOUNT OF CONTROVERSY.

AFTER A NUMBER OF COMPLAINTS. COMMISSIONERS ARE LOOKING TO PUT A LIMIT ON HOW MANY PUMPS ARE ALLOWED AT GAS STATIONS.

THAT'S AFTER RACETRAC MADE PLANS TO BUILD A 24 PUMP GAS STOP IN THE MIDDLE OF A RESIDENTIAL AREA. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER GAS STATION-SOTVO


BILL BURNS/AGAINST LARGE GAS STATION

36:16-25

It may not help us because you can't rewrite the rules once things start. For in the future, for other people it might be helpful for them

COMMISSIONERS WILL NOT MAKE A FINAL DECISION ON THIS NEW CODE UNTIL EARLY FALL. Return to index of stories...


GARDNER PARK-OTS, VO


LOOKING AHEAD.

ONE OF THE OLDEST AREAS IN FORT MYERS COULD GET A MAKE-OVER.

THAT REQUIRES MONEY THOUGH.

TODAY CITY COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER GIVING 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE GARDER'S PARK NEIGHBORHOOD.

THIS IS EAST OF DOWNTOWN.

BUSINESS OWNERS SAY THE MONEY WILL HELP SPRUCE UP THE AREA.

THEY ENVISION MARKETING GARDNER'S PARK AS A PLACE TO LIVE, DINE, AND SHOP. Return to index of stories...


GARDNER PARK-SOTVO


2:39:08-2:39:19

Patsy French/ business owner

"I just think it's going to blow up overnight. It's going to be kind

of your artsy district and family oriented."

IF COUNCIL APPROVES SPENDING THE MONEY, THE GARDNER'S PARK NEIGHBORHOOD WILL ALSO BECOME A DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, SIMILAR TO NEIGHBORING RIVERFRONT DISTRICT. Return to index of stories...


HABITAT STORE GRAND OPENING-ONCAM, VO


THERE'S A NEW PLACE IN TOWN THAT HELPS YOU RE-MODEL OR FURNISH YOUR HOME AT A FRACTION OF THE PRICE. ALL WHILE HELPING A GREAT CAUSE.

THE "HABITAT RESTORE" OPENED ITS NEWEST LOCATION IN SOUTH FORT MYERS IN THE OLD HADINGER CARPETS BUILDING ON U-S 41.

HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE SHOPPED FOR HOURS IN THE NEW LOCATION SATURDAY.

ALL PROCEEDS WILL HELP PUT NEEDY FAMILIES IN THEIR *OWN HOMES. Return to index of stories...


HABITAT STORE GRAND OPENING-SOTVO


Kitty Green, Habitat for Humanity CEO

10:12:20-32

It's a combination of people who know we have treasures they may not find elsewhere and they know they're helping. Every dollar goes to help put needy families into their very own homes

HOURS ARE 9 TO 5. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

AND 9 TO 3 ON SATURDAY. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO COMMISSIONER RACE-OTS-SS-VO-OC


A CONTROVERSIAL LEE COUNTY COMMISSION SEAT UP FOR GRABS LATER THIS YEAR.

IT WAS ONCE HELD BY FORMER DISTRICT 4 COMMISSIONER TAMMY HALL --

SHE'S CURRENTLY SERVING A SIX MONTH PRISON SENTENCE FOR STEALING CAMPAIGN DONATIONS FOR PERSONAL USE.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT APPOINTED BRIAN HAMMAN TO THE SEAT NINE MONTHS AGO.

BUT HE'S UP AGAINST SOME STIFF COMPETITION.

REPUBLICANS ANDY COY --

AND SAWYER SMITH ARE LOOKING TO GRAB THE SEAT.

DISTRICT 4'S SEAT IS NOT THE ONLY ONE UP FOR GRABS.

THE DISTRICT 2 SEAT WILL BE VOTED ON, AS WELL.

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


FSU PROFESSOR KILLED-OC VO


THE FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY IS MOURNING THE LOSS OF A MURDERED LAW PROFESSOR.

STUDENTS RECEIVED AN E-MAIL SAYING PROFESSOR DAN MARKEL HAD BEEN SHOT AND KILLED

HE WAS GUNNED DOWN FRIDAY NIGHT AND DIED FROM HIS INJURIES SATURDAY.

POLICE ARE STILL INVESTIGATING THE SHOOTING AND HAVE NOT RELEASED ANY OTHER DETAILS.

MARKEL PRIMARILY TAUGHT CRIMINAL LAW.

A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD TODAY IN TALLAHASEE. Return to index of stories...


CHOKEHOLD DEATH-ANIBOX OC


THERE IS PUBLIC OUTCRY IN NEW YORK CITY OVER THE DEATH OF A MAN. WHO DIED IN POLICE CUSTODY.

CELL PHONE VIDEO CAPTURED WHAT APPEARS TO BE OFFICERS USING A CHOKEHOLD ON THE MAN. WHICH IS A VIOLATION OF THE N-Y-P-D'S APPROVED TACTICS.

RON MOTT REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


CHOKEHOLD DEATH-PKG


"I'm minding my own business, officer."

IT HAPPENED ON STATEN ISLAND.

"I didn't sell nothing."

CELLPHONE VIDEO SHOWS NEW YORK CITY POLICE CONFRONTING 43-YEAR-OLD ERIC GARNER. WHOM THEY SUSPECTED OF ILLEGALLY SELLING CIGARETTES. WHEN THINGS GOT PHYSICAL.

ONE OF THE OFFICERS APPEARS TO APPLY A CHOKEHOLD TO THE FATHER OF SIX. AND AFTER WRESTLING THE MAN TO THE GROUND. THE CHOKEHOLD REMAINED. WITH ANOTHER OFFICER PINNING GARNER'S HEAD TO THE SIDEWALK.

MOMENTS LATER.

"I can't breathe. I can't breathe."

. GARNER COMPLAINED HE COULDN'T BREATHE. AT LEAST EIGHT TIMES.

HE LATER WENT LIMP. AND DIED.

RAMSEY ORTA RECORDED THE INCIDENT ON HIS PHONE.

"They have a protocol to follow and they didn't do it."

THE CITY'S MAYOR AND POLICE COMMISSIONER BOTH ACKNOWLEDGED THE OFFICER APPEARS TO CHOKE GARNER.

"Chokeholds are in fact prohibited by the new York city police department as they are in fact by most police departments in the united states because of the concerns of uh potential death arising from them."

SATURDAY. GARNER'S WIDOW COLLAPSED AT A RALLY BEFORE PROTESTERS MARCHED TO THE POLICE PRECINCT NEAR THE INCIDENT. DEMANDING JUSTICE.

AMID THE GROWING ANGER IS SADNESS. A SENSE GARNER'S DEATH WAS AVOIDABLE.

THIS WOMAN SAW IT ALL.

"I was angry, because he didn't deserve to go like that. They literally jumped on this man and - the one with the ninety nine on his shirt, I'm pretty sure that he crushed his windpipe. That's how hard he took him down." Return to index of stories...


FL BOY KILLED BY DOGS-ONCAM, VO


A TRAGIC STORY OUT OF THE TAMPA AREA.

INVESTIGATORS SAY -- THIS 4-YEAR-OLD WAS KILLED BY TWO PIT BULLS.

THE BOY'S UNCLE SAID HE PUT THEM IN THEIR CAGES BEFORE HIS NEPHEW ARRIVED.

DEPUTIES SAY, THE TODDLER WAS LEFT ALONE IN A ROOM AT A RELATIVE'S HOME.

WHEN THEY CAME BACK -- HE WAS MISSING.

HE WAS LATER FOUND SEVERELY MAULED, NEAR THE DOGS.

AN INVESTIGATION CONTINUES THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


FL FORECLOSURES-OTS


FLORIDA LED THE NATION IN FORECLOSURES DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR.

A REPORT RELEASED LAST WEEK BY THE RESEARCH FIRM REALTYTRAC. SAYS FLORIDA'S FORECLOSURE RATE WAS THE NATION'S HIGHEST FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2014.

REALTYTRAC SAYS 1 IN 74 FLORIDA HOMES HAD A FORECLOSURE FILING IN THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE YEAR. Return to index of stories...


SAMMY WATKINS-ONCAM


AS THE FIRST TEAM TO START N-F-L TRAINING CAMP THIS YEAR. ALL EYES SUNDAY WERE ON THE BUFFALO BILLS.

AND MOST OF THE FANS HAD THEIR EYES ON ONE PLAYER.

SOUTH FORT MYERS GRAD SAMMY WATKINS. WHO BUFFALO TOOK WITH THE FOURTH OVERALL PICK IN THIS YEAR'S DRAFT. Return to index of stories...


SAMMY WATKINS TRAINING CAMP DEBUT-VOTOPS


WATKINS LOOKED GREAT IN HIS FIRST PRACTICE. SHOWING OFF HIS HANDS AND SPEED. INCLUDING A LONG COMPLETION FROM HIS NEW QUARTERBACK. FORMER F-S-U STAR E-J MANUEL.

THE FANS WERE LOVING IT.

AND SO WAS WATIKINS. Return to index of stories...


WATKINS REAX-SOT-VO-OC


WATKINS FIRST PRE-SEASON GAME WILL BE PLAYED OUT HERE ON N-B-C-2.

SUNDAY AUGUST THIRD EIGHT P-M AGAINST THE NEW YORK GIANTS. Return to index of stories...


NASA KENNEDY SPACE CENTER-TRXNATSVO


one small step for man, one giant step for mankind

IT WAS ONE OF THE MOST PROFOUND MOMENTS IN WORLD HISTORY. AS AMERICAN ASTRONAUT NEIL ARMSTRONG'S FOOT TOUCHED THE SURFACE OF THE MOON.

HALF A BILLION PEOPLE ACROSS THE GLOBE HELD THEIR COLLECTIVE BREATH AROUND THEIR TELEVISION SETS AS THEY WITNESSED THE AWE-INSPIRING CULMINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S AMBITIOUS VOW IN 1961 THAT THE UNITED STATES WOULD PUT A MAN ON THE MOON BY THE END OF THE DECADE.

TODAY. NASA'S KENNEDY SPACE CENTER IS RENAMING ONE OF ITS FACILITIES IN HONOR OF ARMSTRONG.

YESTERDAY WAS THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF APOLLO 11'S LANDING ON THE MOON. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-TRX


STRAIGHT AHEAD.

SHE MADE IT SO EASY.

WE SHOULD ALWAYS BE GRATEFUL TO SOCIAL MEDIA FOR HELPING AUTHORITIES CATCH THE DUMBEST CROOKS.

AND HE'S FIERCE.

FIND OUT WHAT MUSICIAN INSPIRED THIS 300 POUND MAN TO BECOME A FITNESS GURU. Return to index of stories...


TZ4A) FACEBOOK PIC-VOTOPS


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TZ4B) BEYONCE-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-STC


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WHALE WATCHING-ON CAM


THIS MORNING. SOME RELIEF FROM THE MAN-MADE TROUBLES OF THE WORLD. BROUGHT TO YOU BY MOTHER NATURE HERSELF.

A TYPICAL WHALE-WATCHING CRUISE IN CALIFORNIA'S MONTEREY BAY QUICKLY TURNED INTO SOMETHING A LITTLE MORE THIS WEEKEND.

MIKE TAIBBI HAS MORE DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


WHALE WATCHING-PKG


EVERYBODY'S GOT A CAMERA THESE DAYS SO HERE'S WHAT THEY SAW: A GROUP OF TEN OF THESE GIANTS BARELY A QUARTER MILE FROM THE HARBOR CAVORTING NEAR, AND SOME SAID FOR, EVERY PASSENGER OR CASUAL BOATER LUCKY ENOUGH TO BE THERE.

"WE SAW A BUNCH OF HUMPBACK WHALES, THEY WERE EVERYWHERE IT WAS REALLY COOL, YOU COULD SMELL THE WHALES' BREATH!"

CLOSE ENOUGH TO SMELL THEIR BREATH FOR A LONG STRETCH WHILE THE WHALES CIRCLED AND BREACHED AND ENJOYED LUNCH.

"RIGHT NOW THESE WHALES ARE FEEDING ON ANCHOVIES, SMALL BAIT FISH ABOUT THIS BIG."

SMALL FISH THAT MOVE IN MASSIVE SWARMS SOMETIMES CLOSE TO SHORE. FISHERMEN AND BOATERS CALL THEM 'BAITBALLS' THAT CAN ENCOMPASS MILLIONS OF ANCHOVIES. THE WHALES FOLLOW THE FOOD SUPPLY.

"THIS ISN'T THE FIRST CALIFORNIA EXAMPLE OF 'WHALES BEHAVING UNUSUALLY' THIS SEASON. BACK IN MAY IT WAS A COUPLE OF GREYS JOINING SWIMMERS JUST YARDS FROM THE BEACH OFF DANA POINT."

"THEY ACTUALLY HUNG OUT WITH PEOPLE AND STARTED SWIMMING NEXT TO THEM. IT WAS INSANE!"

THESE WHALE-HUMAN ENCOUNTERS CLOSE TO SHORE ARE NOT UNPRECEDENTED, BUT THE TRADITIONAL MIGRATORY PATTERNS FROM ALASKA DOWN TO BAJA AND BACK USUALLY KEEP THE WHALES FURTHER OUT.

NOT THIS TIME, TO THE DELIGHT OF CHILDREN OF ALL AGES.

REPORTER VOICE: "HOW MANY WHALES DID YOU SEE?"

CASH: "LIKE, A LOT!"

JAMIE: "IT WAS JUST UNBELIEVABLE BECAUSE YOU CAN'T REALLY CAPTURE ON FILM HOW BIG THEY REALLY ARE."

AS BIG AS A BUS IS THE ANSWER. 40 TONS FOR THE FULLY GROWN ADULTS, STOPPING BY FOR AN UNHURRIED VISIT AMONG THEIR HUMAN ADMIRERS. MIKE TAIBBI NBC NEWS LOS ANGELES. Return to index of stories...


WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-WX WALL


!!!NEED WX ANCHOR CG!!!

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.

Happy Monday - will start off dry and sunny through the first of the day. Later this afternoon showers and storms will start blossoming across the urban corridor. Like any other day some of the isoalted storms will float towards the coastline and impact the evening commute.

Highs today will be cooler than weekend but still hot. Area wide, low 90s will be expected and feeling like the upper 90s.

Overnight, we start to dry out and clouds thin out. Mid to low 70s will be the common trend overnight and for the next few days.

Tuesday is on repeat. Highs in the low 90s with showers and storms in the afternoon/early evening.

Tropical Tracker

The National Hurricane Center is keeping an eye on a broad area of low pressure producing diorgonized storms about 1000 miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde Island. This low will continue to push off towards the west-northwest in coming days. Odds of devlopment right now are less than 10% in the next 48 hours.

Other than that, things are quiet elsewhere. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK PIC AND ARREST-ON CAM


SOME PICTURES POSTED ON FACEBOOK LAND A WOMAN IN TROUBLE WITH POLICE.

THAT'S BECAUSE OFFICERS SAY THE CLOTHES SHE'S WEARING IN THE PICTURES WERE STOLEN.

SAM JONES REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK PIC AND ARREST-PKG


THESE MAY LOOK LIKE NORMAL PICTURES.

ANY SELFIE YOU'D SEE ON A SOCIAL MEDIA SITE.

BUT THEY'RE NOT.

"What she stole is a very distinct leopard dress."

POLICE SAY THEY'RE EVIDENCE OF SHOPLIFTING, COMMITTED BY DANIELLE SAXTON FROM MORTIE'S BOUTIQUE IN WEST FRANKFURT, WHERE MULTIPLE ITEMS DISAPPEARED LAST FRIDAY

"A dress, a couple shirts, some jewelry, couple items like that."

KERT WILLIAMS CO-OWNS THE STORE

HE WAS HEADING BACK TO WORK LAST WEEK WHEN HE SAW A WOMAN WALKING AWAY FROM THE STORE WITH THOSE CLOTHES.

"Her excuse was there was nobody in here. We were in the back working, and that she could just take it. You know, not really much of an excuse there."

WILLIAMS CHECKED STORE SECURITY CAMERAS AND POSTED ABOUT THE THEFT ON FACEBOOK.

THANKS TO THE PICTURES ON SAXTON'S ACCOUNT, OTHER USERS IMMEDIATELY PUT TWO AND TWO TOGETHER.

"We just had a description and a direction of travel, but when the social media aspect played into it, we were able to identify who it was. And by looking at the background of the photograph we were able to pinpoint where she was at."

CHIEF SHAWN TALLUTO SAYS SAXTON STILL HAD THE CLOTHES IN HER HAND WHEN OFFICERS ARRIVED.

THEY ARRESTED HER AND LATER FOUND SHE WAS WANTED ON ANOTHER WARRANT IN JACKSON COUNTY.

HE'S NOT SURPRISED BY THE HELP FROM SOCIAL MEDIA.

"When you put something out there, it's a matter of minutes before it can go viral, and it can go to the world."

MORTIE'S INSTALLED CAMERAS JUST SIX MONTHS AGO-- A PURCHASE WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN ARRESTS.

"With having the cameras now we've been able to catch the people. We've had an instance before where we caught the people, you know, posting on Facebook. It's a way of shame." Return to index of stories...


BEYONCE DANCE CLASS-VOWIPE


ONE MAN IS TAKING INSPIRATION FROM BEYONCE TO CREATE A WORKOUT. AND HE IS FIERCE!

FOR DEPAUL NORWOOD. IT'S ALL ABOUT THE ATTITUDE.

HE STARTED TEACHING FREE DANCE CLASSES TWO YEARS AGO.

NORWOOD WAS BULLIED AS A CHILD. AND FOUND COMFORT IN BEYONCE'S MUSIC. Return to index of stories...


BEYONCE DANCE CLASS-SOTVO


at first i was proving something to them.

now i'm proving something to myself that i can go further.

Marcus Sophus/Dancer

23:05:33

so you just have to kind of make it a manly feel to it. it's really

different.

DEPAUL IS FROM HOUSTON.

THAT'S THE SAME HOME TOWN AS BEYONCE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT


IT'S KEEPING KIDS UP AT NIGHT - SLEEP APNEA.

ONE WAY TO TREAT IT, IN TODAY'S HEALTH MATTERS.

AND WHY WHEN IT COMES TO GETTING HITCHED. MORE MILLENNIALS ARE SAYING "I DON'T". Return to index of stories...


TZ5A) NO TO MARRIAGE-VO


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HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM


NEW DATA FINDS IT'S NOT NIGHTMARES KEEPING KID'S UP AT NIGHT- BUT OFTEN IT IS A SLEEP DISORDER.

SLEEP APNEA IS A BREATHING CONDITION AFFECTING MANY ADULTS.

NOW IT'S SHOWING UP IN THE PEDIATRIC POPULATION.

AMY OSHIER EXPLAINS IN HEALTH MATTERS. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


:24 As you can tell he's a really outgoing, fun-loving boy…

BUT SOMETHING CHANGED. AND 10 YEAR OLD WILLIAM EINBINDER BECAME…RESTLESS.

WILLIAM EINBINDER/HAS SLEEP APNEA

RUNS:

:21 I would wake up and go I don't want to go to school, I'm too tired.

LYNN EINBINDER/MOM

RUNS:

:35 He would come home from school, he was tired, he was lethargic, he would sometimes take a nap, he lost interest in some of the things that he normally did.

AN OVERNIGHT SLEEP STUDY REVEALED SOMETHING THEY NEVER IMAGINED, IN THEIR WILDEST DREAMS.

LYNN EINBINDER/MOM

RUNS:

1:37 After they analyzed the test, I guess they found evidence that he was stopping breathing.

IT'S THE SCARIEST ASPECT OF SLEEP APNEA. IN THE MOST COMMON FORM- OBSTRUCTIVE APNEA, THE AIRWAY GETS BLOCKED OR CLOSES AND DISRUPTS BREATHING. IN CHILDREN THE AFFECTS CAN ALSO BE FELT IN THE DAY TIME.

DR. JOSE COLON/SLEEP SPECIALIST

RUNS:

2:17 Short-term effects, immediate effects of an untreated sleep apnea could be concentration issues, so a long-term effect could be learning issues.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

The cumulative burden on the body from a lack of oxygen may carry staggering consequences. Studies find if not treated children may face higher risk of high blood pressure, heart problems, inflammatory issues, depression and obesity.

AFTER CONSIDERING THE OPTIONS, WILLIAM'S FAMILY WENT WITH A CPAP MASK- WHICH STANDS FOR CONTINUOUS POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE.

DR. JOSE COLON/SLEEP SPECIALIST

RUNS:

8:08 It takes that air around us and it generates a pressure that then goes through the mask and it opens up your airway.

WEARING THE MASK TO SLEEP DOESN'T BOTHER WILLIAM A BIT…HE'S NOW BACK IN FULL FORM.

WILLIAM EINBINDER/HAS SLEEP APNEA

RUNS:

2:13 Some people think that it sounds like Darth Vader…

THAT'S WHEN THE EINBINDER'S KNEW THEIR SON WAS OKAY.

LYNN EINBINDER/MOM

RUNS:

5:30 That's one reason why I'm happy to talk about it. I hope that other parents hear this.

AND GET HELP INSTEAD OF LOSING SLEEP. FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


AIRLINE FEES RISING-OC VO


STARTING TODAY, AIRFARE COSTS ARE TAKING OFF.

THE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION IS RAISING THE FEE IT CHARGES FLYERS. MORE THAN DOUBLING WHAT'S ALREADY TACKED ON TO EVERY AIRLINE TICKET.

THOSE BOOKING NON-STOP FLIGHTS WILL SEE SOME OF THE BIGGEST PRICE HIKES. WITH THE SECURITY FEE GOING FROM $2.50 TO $5.60 EACH WAY.

OR FROM $5 TO $11.20 ROUND TRIP. A 124 PERCENT JUMP.

ALSO. THE $5.60 SECURITY FEE IS CHARGED EVERY TIME A PASSENGER HAS A LAYOVER OR STOPOVER OF MORE THAN FOUR HOURS FOR DOMESTIC FLIGHTS AND 12 HOURS FOR INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS. Return to index of stories...


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TODAY'S YOUNG AMERICAN ADULTS ARE ON TRACK HAVE THE LOWEST RATES OF MARRIAGE BY AGE 40 -- COMPARED TO ANY PREVIOUS GENERATION.

IF THE CURRENT PACE CONTINUES, MORE THAN 30 PERCENT OF MILLENNIAL WOMEN WILL REMAIN UNMARRIED BY AGE 40.

THAT'S NEARLY *TWICE* THE SHARE OF THEIR GEN -X- COUNTERPARTS.

ALL THIS COMES FROM A RECENT URBAN INSTITUTE REPORT.

THERE ARE SEVERAL REASONS BEHIND THE PLUNGE.

MORE AMERICANS ARE LIVING TOGETHER WITHOUT GETTING MARRIED.

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HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-INTRO


HOLLYWOOD LOSES A LEADING MAN, AND A ROCK STAR MARRIES A SUPERMODEL.

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HOLLYWOOD HEAVYWEIGHT JAMES GARNER DIED SATURDAY.

GARNER COMMANDED BOTH THE BIG AND SMALL SCREENS, KNOWN FOR TV'S "MAVERICK" AND "THE ROCKFORD FILES," IN ADDITION TO HIT FILMS "VICTOR/VICTORIA," "SPACE COWBOYS," AND "THE NOTEBOOK."

POLICE SAY HE DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES.

THE ACTOR WAS 86-YEARS-OLD.

ADAM LEVINE IS OFF THE MARKET!

PEOPLE REPORTS THE MAROON 5 FRONTMAN MARRIED VICTORIA'S SECRET MODEL BEHATI PRINSLOOIN LOS CABOS, MEXICO SATURDAY NIGHT.

THE TWO DATED FOR ONE YEAR BEFORE GETTING ENGAGED LAST SUMMER.

GUESTS INCLUDED ROBERT DOWNEY JR AND LEVINE'S MAROON 5 BANDMATES.

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES RULED THE BOX OFFICE THIS WEEKEND.

IT CLAIMED THE NUMBER ONE SPOT FOR THE SECOND WEEK IN A ROW.

HORROR-SEQUEL THE PURGE: ANARCHY TOOK THE NUMBER TWO SPOT, RAKING IN MORE THAN THREE TIMES ITS 9 MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET on OPENING WEEKEND.

WALT DISNEY'S PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE LANDED AT NUMBER THREE.

FOR HOLLYWOOD MINUTE, I'M AZADEH ANSARI. Return to index of stories...


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THE CUTE FACTOR IS HIGH ON THIS ONE, JUST A HEADS UP.

IN THE VIDEO, A DOG NAMED CHARLIE GRABS A BABY'S TOY, AND OF COURSE, BABY GETS UPSET.

WELL CHARLIE FEELS SO BAD ABOUT IT.HE GIVES THE ORIGINIAL TOY BACK.

BUT THEN STARTS PILING ON EVERYTHING ELSE HE CAN FIND.

BABY SEEMS TO BE HAPPIER ABOUT THE WHOLE THING.

THE VIDEO RIGHT NOW IS PUSHING FOUR MILLION VIEWS. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT NOON TEASE-ON CAM


COMING UP ON NBC-2 NEWS AT NOON. YOUNG LIVES COME TO AN END. AFTER DANGEROUS ROADWAY INCIDENTS.

WE HAVE THE LATEST INFORMATION.

SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE ACCIDENTS. LEADING TO A DEADLY FINISH RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA.

PLUS. WE'RE TAKING YOU TO A SINKHOLE THAT STILL HAS SOME PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR HOMES TODAY.

NBC-2 IS ASSESSING THE DETAILS, AND LEARNING JUST HOW BIG IT GOT.

THEN WE FIND OUT HOW COMMON IT IS TO SEE THOSE WHO SERVE TO PROTECT US, ALSO INVOLVED IN INFAMOUS CONTROVERSIAL GROUPS.

THE LATEST HIGHLIGHTING TWO FLORIDA COPS, AND THEIR PART IN THE K-K-K. Return to index of stories...


NOON TZA) TAMPA KID DEAD-VO


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NOON TZB) FL SINKHOLE-VO


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CLOSE-2-SHOT PLASMA


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