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DIRECTOR PAGE ID FRAUD FOLO-PKG
SEVERE WX OPEN-CLIP ID FRAUD FOLO-REM LIVE
FIRST WEATHER-ANIBOX HTC TEASE TWO-ON CAM
TOSS TO LISA-trx ONCAM TZ2 A) LOBSTER DIVING-VO WIPE
UKRAINE PLANE CRASH INVESTIGATION-VO IN PLASMA TZ2 B) DRONES FOR WEDDINGS-VOTOPS
UKRAINE PLANE CRASH INVESTIGATION-PKG ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
UKRAINE PLANE CRASH INVESTIGATION-VO IN PLASMA FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
ISRAEL HAMAS FIGHTING-VOTOPS BRUSH FIRE
WARNING SHOT CASE-VO DRONES FOR WEDDINGS-VO IN OAniBx
4 YO THROWN FROM CAR-VO DRONES FOR WEDDINGS-PKG
PIT BULL MAULS FL BOY-VO DRONE FLIES OVER WA WILDFIRE-VO
FL WAVE POOL ARREST-SS HOT AIR BALLOON CRASH-OC NATSVO
GYNECOLOGIST SECRET RECORDINGS-OC SS OC DEADLY MIAMI DADE PLANE CRASH-VO
NYPD CHOKEHOLD-VO WIPE PROBIOTICS & BLOOD PRESSURE-ONCAM
NYPD CHOKEHOLD-SOTVO OC TEASE THREE-2SHOT
BOSTON BOMBING CASE-OC SS TZ3 A) DOG ATTACK-VO WIPE
SPRING HILL SINKHOLE-VO AHEAD AT 6-BANNER
NEIL ARMSTRONG FACILITY-VO A)-TBA
TEASE ONE-2SHOT NIGHTLY NEWS REASONS TO WATCH-SOT
TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC LOBSTER DIVING-ONCAM
GAY MARRIAGE IN MONROE CO-ONCAM LOBSTER DIVING-PKG
GAY MARRIAGE IN MONROE CO-PKG DOG ATTACK-2 SHOT
TOSS TO SOPHIE-trx TC MON RVL LIVE DOG ATTACK-PKG
ID FRAUD FOLO-REM LIVE SELL THE 6PM-2SHOT


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SEVERE WX OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST WEATHER-ANIBOX HTC


FIRST WEATHER

SOME RAIN TONIGHT WITH STORMS POSSIBLE TUESDAY

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be bubbling up in Southwest Florida through the late afternoon and evening time frame.

The most widespread coverage of the activity will mainly be for areas along and to the east of the I-75 corridor.

Based on radar trends with any downpours and storms this evening, one can expect them to be rather slow moving. The slower the movement of rain and thunder the better the chances are for spots of locally heavy rainfall in areas seeing rain.

Lingering radar activity will begin diminishing later tonight, with conditions calming down after midnight.

For Tuesday and Wednesday, the atmosphere over Southwest Florida will have a good deal of moisture available. That should translate into a fairly widespread coverage of showers and storms, especially during the late afternoon and evening time parts.

Temperatures on Tuesday should reach seasonal levels. Highs are expected at 92 for Fort Myers, with communities in closer proximity to the Gulf of Mexico staying a touch cooler.

TROPICAL UPDATE

An area of disturbed weather in the open Atlantic Ocean is near tropical depression status. Dubbed Invest AL92 as of Monday afternoon, the feature was moving west-northwest between 15 and 20 mph. It's current location is around 1,200 miles away from the Lesser Antilles island chain in the Caribbean Sea.

The National Hurricane Center is pegging this feature with a 70% chance of further formation over the next two days. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO LISA-trx ONCAM


WE'RE MONITORING NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN UKRAINE.

A DEAL HAS BEEN REACHED TO LET INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATORS TAKE A LOOK AT THE CRASH SITE AFTER A PASSENGER JET WAS SHOT DOWN LAST WEEK.

NBC2 ANCHOR LISA SPOONER JOINS US LIVE IN THE STUDIO WITH NEW DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE PLANE CRASH INVESTIGATION-VO IN PLASMA


PRESIDENT OBAMA SAID THE LEAST VLADIMIR PUTIN AND RUSSIA COULD DO IS RELEASE THE BODIES AND LET INVESTIGATORS IN.

AND SOON AFTER HE SAID THAT, SOME OF THAT STARTED. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE PLANE CRASH INVESTIGATION-PKG


UKRAINIAN SEPARATISTS MADE A DEAL WITH MALAYSIA TO FINALLY LET THE TRAIN THEY SAY CONTAINS 200 SETS OF REMAINS LEAVE THE REGION OF THE CRASH. SO THE REMAINS CAN HEAD BACK TO AMSTERDAM

AND THE REBELS AGREED TO TURN OVER THE FLIGHT DATA AND VOICE RECORDERS FROM FLIGHT 17 TO MALAYSIAN AIRLINES OFFICIALS.

PRESIDENT OBAMA CHARGED EARLIER THAT PRO RUSSIAN REBELS WERE BLOCKING THE INVESTIGATION

"All of which begs the question what are they trying to hide?"

HE CALLED OUT VLADIMIR PUTIN BY NAME

"Given its direct influence over the separatists, russia and president putin in particular,

has direct responsibility to compel them to cooperate with the investigation."

THE RUSSIAN PRESIDENT.WHO DENIES HE CONTROLS THE REBELS. CALLED FOR A FULL INVESTIGATION

AND THE UNITED NATIONS TODAY DEMANDED INVESTIGATORS GET FULL ACCESS.

"We must have answers. We must have justice."

U-S INTELLIGENCE ALREADY CONCLUDES THAT: A RUSSIAN MADE ROCKET. SENT TO UKRAINE BY RUSSIA.FIRED BY TROOPS TRAINED BY RUSSIA BROUGHT DOWN MALAYSIAN FLIGHT 17.

PRO RUSSIAN MILITIAS NEED TO BE NEUTRALIZED, SAID SOME REPUBLICANS ON MSNBC

Illinois 1:16-1:20

"And if the president decides to move forward on arming Ukraine and everything else,

he'll have the support of congress.

Luke Russert voice: THAT WILL BE INTERESTING.

AIDES SAY, MR. OBAMA, FOCUSED FOR NOW ON THE INVESTIGATION, IS CONSIDERING TOUGHER SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE PLANE CRASH INVESTIGATION-VO IN PLASMA


ALSO TONIGHT, U-S INTELLIGENCE IS DISPUTING A NEW RUSSIAN CLAIM THAT THE UKRAINIANS SHOT DOWN FLIGHT 17. Return to index of stories...


ISRAEL HAMAS FIGHTING-VOTOPS


THE U-S IS CALLING FOR AN IMMEDIATE CEASEFIRE IN THE GAZA STRIP.

ISRAEL AND HAMAS HAVE BEEN FIGHTING FOR ABOUT TWO WEEKS.

27 ISRAELIS HAVE DIED.

AT LEAST 550 PALESTINIANS HAVE BEEN KILLED.

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS ASKING SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY TO TRY TO HELP NEGOTIATE A CEASEFIRE DURING MEETINGS IN EGYPT. Return to index of stories...


WARNING SHOT CASE-VO


A JUDGE MADE A MAJOR DECISION IN THE "WARNING SHOT CASE" IN JACKSONVILLE.

MARISSA ALEXANDER CLAIMS SHE FIRED A SHOT NEAR HER EX HUSBAND, AND HIS TWO CHILDREN, IN SELF-DEFENSE.

SHE WAS CONVICTED OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, BUT THAT WAS OVERTURNED.

HER LAWYERS WANT TO ARGUE HER CASE FALLS UNDER THE "STAND YOUR GROUND LAW".

DEFENDANTS NEED A SPECIAL HEARING TO DO THAT, BUT TODAY A JUDGE DENIED THEIR REQUEST. Return to index of stories...


4 YO THROWN FROM CAR-VO


WE'RE CLOSELY WATCHING FOR NEW DETAILS IN THE BIZARRE DEATH INVESTIGATION OF A FOUR YEAR OLD TAMPA BOY.

POLICE BELIEVE MARTERRANCE ALBURY FELL OUT OF THE WINDOWN OF A MOVING CAR.

HE LATER DIED AT A HOSPITAL.

INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO THE POSSIBILITY THAT SOMEONE PUSHED THE BOY OUT OF THE WINDOW. Return to index of stories...


PIT BULL MAULS FL BOY-VO


HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES HAVE TAKEN CUSTODY OF TWO DOGS THAT KILLED A BOY.

THE PIT BULLS MAULED FOUR YEAR OLD LOGAN SHEPARD SATURDAY IN RIVERVIEW, NEAR TAMPA.

THE BOY WAS VISITING RELATIVES.

THE BOY'S UNCLE SAYS HE PUT THEM IN CRATES BEFORE HE GOT THERE.

BUT SOMEHOW THEY GOT OUT, AND ATTACKED THE BOY, WHO WAS LEFT ALONE WHILE HIS MOTHER AND RELATIVES WERE TALKING IN ANOTHER ROOM.

NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED. Return to index of stories...


FL WAVE POOL ARREST-SS


A MAN IS ACCUSED OF MOLESTING FOUR WOMEN AT A WAVE POOL IN CENTRAL FLORIDA.

ORANGE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED 54 YEAR OLD PERRY STILES, YESTERDAY.

FOUR WOMEN TOLD THEM HE TOUCHED THEM INAPPROPRIATELY AT DISNEY'S TYPHOON LAGOON.

TWO OF THE VICTIMS CLAIM STILES GRABBED THEM AS A BIG WAVE MOVED THROUGH. Return to index of stories...


GYNECOLOGIST SECRET RECORDINGS-OC SS OC


ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST PRESTIGIOUS MEDICAL CENTERS WILL PAY 190-MILLION DOLLARS TO SETTLE A LAWSUIT WITH MORE THAN 800-THOUSAND WOMEN.

GYNECOLOGIST NIKITA LEVY SECRETLY USED A PEN-LIKE CAMERA TO RECORD HUNDREDS OF VIDEOS AND PHOTOS OF HIS PATIENTS' SEX ORGANS DURING PELVIC EXAMS AT JOHNS HOPKINS HEALTH SYSTEM.

HE COMMITTED SUICIDE A YEAR AND A HALF AGO WHILE HE WAS UNDER INVESTIGATION.

THERE IS NO EVIDENCE HE SHARED THE VIDEOS AND PHOTOGRAPHS WITH ANYONE. Return to index of stories...


NYPD CHOKEHOLD-VO WIPE


NEW DETAILS IN THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE MAN WHO DIED AFTER NEW YORK POLICE ARRESTED HIM.

THIS VIDEO APPEARS TO SHOW THE SUSPECT, ERIC GARNER, IN A CHOKEHOLD, LAST WEEK.

CHOKEHOLDS ARE PROHIBITED IN THE DEPARTMENT.

GARNER LATER DIED AT THE HOSPITAL.

THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE STILL NEEDS TO DO MORE TESTS TO FIGURE OUT EXACTLY HOW HE DIED. Return to index of stories...


NYPD CHOKEHOLD-SOTVO OC


Let's get justice done for my husband because he deserves it. He was good to everybody.

TWO OFFICERS HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED TO DESK DUTY UNTIL THE INVESTIGATION IS OVER.

ONE OF THEM WAS STRIPPED OF HIS GUN AND BADGE.

MEANWHILE, THE FIRE DEPARTMENT BARRED FOUR EMERGENCY WORKERS FROM RESPONDING TO 911 CALLS.

THIS CAME AFTER A SECOND VIDEO SHOWING OFFICERS AND EMERGENCY WORKERS CIRCLING A MAN WHO APPEARS TO BE GARNER LYING ON THE SIDEWALK, HANDCUFFED AND UNRESPONSIVE. Return to index of stories...


BOSTON BOMBING CASE-OC SS


A FRIEND OF THE SURVIVING BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING SUSPECT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF IMPEDING THE INVESTIGATION.

TODAY A JURY CONVICTED AZAMAT TAZHAYAKOV OF OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE AND CONSPIRACY.

PROSECUTORS THINK HE AGREED WITH A FRIEND WHO REMOVED DZHOKHAR TSARNAEV'S BACKPACK FROM HIS DORM ROOM.

THE BACKPACK HAD ALTERED FIREWORKS INSIDE.

THAT FRIEND ALSO FACES CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


SPRING HILL SINKHOLE-VO


ANOTHER HUGE SINKHOLE OPENED UP IN FLORIDA. THIS ONE IS NORTH OF TAMPA.

THE HOLE IN SPRING HILL IS 40 YARDS WIDE AND 30 FEET DEEP.

HERNANDO COUNTY OFFICIALS ARE HIRING EXPERTS TO TRY TO COME UP WITH A SOLUTION.

DEPUTIES EVACUATED SEVERAL HOMES AFTER IT OPENED SATURDAY.

EVERYONE IS BACK EXCEPT FOR ONE FAMILY WHOSE HOME IS CLOSEST TO THE HOLE.

IT HAS ALREADY SWALLOWED PART OF THEIR DRIVEWAY.

A CONTRACTOR SPENT THE DAY REMOVING DEBRIS FROM THE HOLE. Return to index of stories...


NEIL ARMSTRONG FACILITY-VO


NASA HONORED LATE ASTRONAUT, NEIL ARMSTRONG, ONE DAY AFTER THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST MOON LANDING.

AS APOLLO 11 MADE IT TO THE MOON JULY 20TH, 1969.

ARMSTRONG AND BUZZ ALDRIN BECAME THE FIRST MEN TO WALK ON THE MOON.

DURING A CEREMONY AT KENNEDY SPACE CENTER TODAY, NASA RE-NAMED THE KENNEDY OPERATIONS BUILDING AFTER ARMSTRONG

THE BUILDING WAS USED DURING THE APOLLO PROGRAM.

TODAY, IT'S USED TO PROCESS AND ASSEMBLE NASA'S ORION SPACECRAFT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2SHOT


AS THE GAY MARRIAGE ISSUE WORKS ITS WAY THROUGH THE COURTS IN FLORIDA, WE'RE NOTICING A NEW TREND.

MORE CHRISTIAN AUTHORS ARE JOINING THE DEBATE.

PLUS: A STUDY FOUND A NEW POSSIBLE TREATMENT FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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GAY MARRIAGE IN MONROE CO-ONCAM


TOMORROW WAS SUPPOSED TO BE THE DAY SAME SEX COUPLE COULD START GETTING MARRIED IN MONROE COUNTY.

BUT ATTORNEY GENERAL PAM BONDI FILED AN APPEAL, WHICH CREATED A STAY.

THE ISSUE OF GAY MARRIAGE AND GAY RELATIONSHIPS IS BECOMING AN UNAVOIDABLE TOPIC OF DISCUSSION, INCLUDING IN CHURCH.

AND AS BRYAND ANDERSON REPORTS, RELIGIOUS LEADERS SAY THEY'RE NOTICING A NEW TREND. Return to index of stories...


GAY MARRIAGE IN MONROE CO-PKG


IN THE NAPLES BARNES AND NOBLE'S RELIGIOUS SECTION, YOU'LL FIND THIS BOOK.

"GOD AND THE GAY CHRISTIAN"

IT'S THE MOST RECENT CHRISTIAN BOOK WRITTEN ON SAME SEX RELATIONSHIPS.

Rev. Dr. Stephanie Burns, Metropolitan Community Church

15:30:35-:43

I think it's really indicative of a time that gay marriage is very mainstream now and our writers are going to reflect what is current.

CHRISTIAN LITERATURE ON GAY RELATIONSHIPS IS NOTHING NEW.

BUT THE TOPIC'S GROWTH IS CATCHING THE ATTENTION OF LOCAL CHURCH LEADERS.

Dawson Taylor, Pastor Naples United Church of Christ

15:54:45-:53

We're excited to see that there are so many authors now they're acknowledging what we believe has been a part of our culture and tradition for a long time.

EVEN THE NATIONWIDE EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION IS WEIGHING IN.

PRESIDENT AND CEO MARK KUYPER TOLD ME IT'S A TREND GAINING MOMEMNTUM.

15:40:44-:53

Publishing has always been a marketplace of ideas and I think Christian publishing should be doing the same thing.

THE MAJORITY OF LOCALS WE TALKED TO SAY THEY SUPPORT SAME SEX RELATIONSHIPS AND CHRISTIAN AUTHORS TAKING A STANCE.

Joe Pugh, Part time Naples resident

16:04:41

I wonder about authors who say they are Christian authors and are against Gay marriage.I don't understand that.

BUT NOT EVERYONE IS COMFORTABLE WITH THE WORDS GAY AND MARRIAGE TOGETHER.

Leroy Huenefeld, Naples Catholic

16:08:12

I don't think gay marriage should be allowed in the system, but I'm not opposed to people being gay themselves.

Ray Eshelman, Naples Resident

16:06:24-:30

I find it unusual from the standpoint of it kind of goes against scriptural teachings.

REGARDLESS HOW YOU FEEL, NAPLES UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST PASTOR DAWSON TAYLOR SAYS CHURCHES HAVE TO TALK ABOUT IT.

FEARING SILENCE COULD SPELL THE END.

Dawson Taylor, Pastor Naples United Church of Christ

16:01:01-09

If the church is going to remain relevant and even alive the church is going to have to change and become fully accepting.

IN NAPLES, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO SOPHIE-trx TC MON RVL LIVE


NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE COLLIER COUNTY I-D FRAUD CASE.

WE FOUND OUT TODAY THE OWNERS OF "INCREDIBLE FRESH" ARE ALREADY LOOKING FOR NEW EMPLOYEES.

MORE THAN 100 OF THEIR WORKERS WERE ACCUSED OF PROVIDING FAKE IDENTIFICATION TO GET THEIR JOBS.

ONLY SIX ARE STILL IN POLICE CUSTODY, AFTER A RAID LAST WEEK.

NBC2'S SOPHIE NIELSEN KOLDING IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE NAPLES BUSINESS WHICH HAS BEEN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS ALL DAY.

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ID FRAUD FOLO-REM LIVE


THE SPACE BEHIND THAT FENCE OVER THERE WAS TURNED INTO A MAKESHIFT HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE.PEOPLE STOPPING BY ALL DAY LONG TO FILL OUT PAPERWORK- SO FAR- THE OWNER TELLS ME THEY'VE TAKEN MORE THAN 1-THOUSAND APPLICATIONS AND HIRED 70 NEW WORKERS. Return to index of stories...


ID FRAUD FOLO-PKG


THE WORD IS OUT.

Salberio Valdez/ Looking for work

0402 I JUST HEARD THAT THEY Need a lot of people because immigration came and took the people. 5

ACTUALLY, THE FLORIDA DIVISION OF INSURANCE FRAUD WAS THERE ON WEDNESDAY.

THE PARKING LOT AT INCREDIBLE FRESH LOOKED LIKE A CRIME SCENE WITH SHERIFFS CARS AND EMOTIONAL FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

TODAY. IT'S A JOB CENTER.

HANDING OUT APPLICATIONS TO THE PEOPLE PASSING BY.

11:11then they'd also need to provide us with a Social Security Card 4

BUT ACCORDING TO DENISE PEREZ - HEAD OF THE NAPLES HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT - THERE'S ONE EASY STEP EMPLOYERS CAN TAKE TO AVOID A SITUATION LIKE THIS.

0712 on their first day of employment the y complete the i 9 form and that's when we do the e verify process, 8

E VERIFY IS AN SERVICE ON THE US CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES WEBSITE- FREE FOR EMPLOYERS TO USE.

denise perez/ human resources director

a very quick way to ensure that employees are eligible to work in the United States 7

THE SERVICE COMPARES THE APPLICANTS IDENTIFICATION WITH THE DEPT OF OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION.

A SEARCH SHOWED THAT MORE THAN 300 NAPLES BUSINESSES ARE USING E VERIFY- INCREDIBLE FRESH IS NOT ONE OF THEM.

WE ASKED WHAT THEY'LL DO TO MAKE SURE THEY HIRE LEGAL WORKERS IN THE FUTURE - AND GOT THIS STATEMENT:

"We are doing everything possible to make certain that every employee has verified all documents making them legal to work. We more than anyone want to make sure that we will never be put into that situation again" Return to index of stories...


ID FRAUD FOLO-REM LIVE


IF THOSE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES CAN'T CONFIRM THE EMPLOYEES I-D THROUGH E VERIFY- THE EMPLOYER CAN GIVE HIS NEW WORKER A CHANCE TO CORRECT IT- THEY HAVE EIGHT DAYS. IF THEY COME UP SHORTLY AFTER THAT DEADLINE- THE EMPLOYER CAN FIRE THAT NEW EMPLOYEE- BUT DOESN'T HAVE TO REPORT THAT INFORMATION TO ANYONE.

REPORTING LIVE IN CC- SNK- NBC2 Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ON CAM


WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO THE LOBSTER MINI-SEASON COMING UP IN FLORIDA--

AND WE HAVE NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE DIVING TRIPS THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE TAKE.

PLUS: *THIS IS THE TRADITIONAL WAY TO CAPTURE A WEDDING.

NOW, A LOT OF COUPLES ARE ASKING TO HAVE A DRONE DOCUMENT THEIR SPECIAL DAY.

BUT IT'S ILLEGAL TO USE DRONES FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.

SO PEOPLE HAVE TO FIND A WAY AROUND THE LAW. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) LOBSTER DIVING-VO WIPE


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TZ2 B) DRONES FOR WEDDINGS-VOTOPS


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ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

SOME RAIN TONIGHT WITH STORMS POSSIBLE TUESDAY

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be bubbling up in Southwest Florida through the late afternoon and evening time frame.

The most widespread coverage of the activity will mainly be for areas along and to the east of the I-75 corridor.

Based on radar trends with any downpours and storms this evening, one can expect them to be rather slow moving. The slower the movement of rain and thunder the better the chances are for spots of locally heavy rainfall in areas seeing rain.

Lingering radar activity will begin diminishing later tonight, with conditions calming down after midnight.

For Tuesday and Wednesday, the atmosphere over Southwest Florida will have a good deal of moisture available. That should translate into a fairly widespread coverage of showers and storms, especially during the late afternoon and evening time parts.

Temperatures on Tuesday should reach seasonal levels. Highs are expected at 92 for Fort Myers, with communities in closer proximity to the Gulf of Mexico staying a touch cooler.

TROPICAL UPDATE

An area of disturbed weather in the open Atlantic Ocean is near tropical depression status. Dubbed Invest AL92 as of Monday afternoon, the feature was moving west-northwest between 15 and 20 mph. It's current location is around 1,200 miles away from the Lesser Antilles island chain in the Caribbean Sea.

The National Hurricane Center is pegging this feature with a 70% chance of further formation over the next two days. Return to index of stories...


BRUSH FIRE


WE'RE FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWS IN CAPE CORAL.

LIGHTNING STARTED A SMALL BRUSH FIRE, ON DELILAH DRIVE AND BURNT STORE ROAD.

IT'S A QUARTER ACRE, IN SIZE.

NO HOMES ARE THREATENED.

COUNT ON US TO MONITOR THIS FIRE AND BRING YOU ANY MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


DRONES FOR WEDDINGS-VO IN OAniBx


KNOWN FOR PATROLLING WAR ZONES AND BEING DEPLOYED FOR MILITARY USE, DRONES ARE TARGETING A NEW INDUSTRY.WEDDINGS!

NBC2'S NATASHA VERMA GOT A FIRST LOOK AT THE POPULAR CRAZE THAT HAS BRIDES AND GROOMS BEGGING FOR THE LITTLE MACHINES. Return to index of stories...


DRONES FOR WEDDINGS-PKG


NAT POP

"So it's ready to fly."

Bob Gossen holds the remote to the newest trend in wedding photographer--drones. He flies them around Cape Coral as a hobby.but now these little guys are being commissioned into a whole new industry.

SOT Dan Banks

"I thought itd be really neat to get some aerial shots of my upcoming wedding."

We talked to one groom who wanted to use a drone to get some unique shots of his wedding but his fiance is concerned about the noise.

NAT POP

"That's the river.Del Prado over there."

And with views like this.you can't blame brides and grooms who spend thousands of dollars capturing their wedding on camera. There's just one catch. It's illegal.

SOT Bob Gossen

"They want you to fly below 400 feet. Not do anything for commercial purposes."

The Federal Aviation Administration prohibits paying a third party to film property or an event. But a friend or relative can,as long as they don't charge. Its that legal grey area that wedding photographers and now venues are exploiting.

SOT Mark Nicklas, General Manager

"We have two future wedding that have asked for drones to do aerial views of their wedding."

Spanish Wells Golf and Country Club hosts roughly 15 weddings a year. The club's general manager tells me future brides and grooms have begun booking drones through third party companies.

SOT Mark Nicklas

"Drones are the future, and pretty soon it's gonna be like VCRs came out, everybody wanted one and couldn't afford it, now it's DVDs and CDs and now it's drones."

The FAA is set to re-evaluate its rules on commercial drone flights in September 2015, although reports last month suggested that the agency would miss this deadline. In any case, it appears the market for wedding drones is here to stay.

In North Naples, NV NBC2. Return to index of stories...


DRONE FLIES OVER WA WILDFIRE-VO


A DRONE FLEW OVER NEIGHBORHOODS SCORCHED BY A FIRE IN WASHINGTON STATE.

THIS COMMUNITY IS ABOUT 200 MILES EAST OF SEATTLE.

THE FIRE DESTROYED HOMES AND CHARRED TREES AND SHRUBS.

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


HOT AIR BALLOON CRASH-OC NATSVO


A HOT AIR BALLOON CRASHED INTO POWER LINES IN MASSACHUSETTS, AND SOMEONE RECORDED IT ON THEIR CELL PHONE.

buzzing, sparking, call the ambulance, call 'em, call 911

THIS HAPPENED SATURDAY IN CLINTON, NEAR BOSTON.

FIVE PEOPLE IN THE BALLOON WERE BURNED BUT THEY SHOULD BE OK. Return to index of stories...


DEADLY MIAMI DADE PLANE CRASH-VO


ONE MAN DIED IN A SMALL PLANE CRASH OFF THE SOUTH FLORIDA COAST.

THE AIRCRAFT WENT DOWN IN THE WATER, NEAR ELLIOT KEY, YESTERDAY.

DIVERS FOUND THE PILOT'S BODY INSIDE THE PLANE.

AUTHORITIES IDENTIFIED HIM AS 51-YEAR-OLD RICARDO LATORTA BARBOZA, FROM CORAL GABLES.

THE N-T-S-B IS INVESTIGATING THE CRASH. Return to index of stories...


PROBIOTICS & BLOOD PRESSURE-ONCAM


PROBIOTICS COULD HELP IMPROVE YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE.

YOU CAN GET THEM IN YOGURT AND DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS.

RESEARCHERS FOUND A SMALL, BUT SIGNIFICANT, IMPROVEMENT IN BLOOD PRESSURE AMONG PEOPLE WHO INCLUDED A VARIETY OF PROBIOTICS IN THEIR DIET. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2SHOT


A LEHIGH ACRES MAN TELLS US TWO LOOSE PIT BULLS CAME INTO HIS GARAGE--

AND ATTACKED HIS DOG.

HIS GERMAN SHEPHERD IS HURT, AND NOW HE'S WORRIED THE DOGS WILL COME BACK. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) DOG ATTACK-VO WIPE


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AHEAD AT 6-BANNER


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NIGHTLY NEWS REASONS TO WATCH-SOT


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LOBSTER DIVING-ONCAM


NEXT WEEK MARKS THE STARTUP OF A MAJOR ECONOMIC DRIVER IN SOUTH FLORIDA.

LOBSTER SEASON PUMPs MILLIONS OF DOLLARS INTO THE ECONOMY.

BUT AS NBC 2'S JOE ROETZ UNCOVERED - LOCAL SHOPS DON'T NEED TO WAIT FOR THE FRESH CATCH BEFORE CASHING IN. Return to index of stories...


LOBSTER DIVING-PKG


AN UNDERWATER ADVENTURE -

IN SEARCH OF FLORIDA LOBSTER.

BACK ON LAND - AUDRA ALPHONSO CAN'T WAIT TO HIT THE FLORIDA KEYS AND GET STARTED.

we get up so early in the AM and head out and get a good spot.

SHE NEEDED SOME EXTRA SCUBA GEAR FOR HER DAUGHTER -

SO SHE JOINED A STEADY LINE OF PEOPLE STREAMING INTO CAPTAIN PETE'S.

BEFORE THE START OF FLORIDA'S MINI LOBSTER SEASON NEXT WEEK.

A HOBBY THAT IS GROWING.

it's gotten a lot busier than it was years ago. And you have good years and bad years.

CAPTAIN PETE'S IS ONE OF MANY THAT WILL BENEFIT FROM AN ESTIMATED 24 MILLION DOLLAR BOOST THROUGH THE LOBSTER SEASON.

But it's not just dive shops cashing in on the lobster season- 50 thousand people need a way to get out on the water. And they'll need their boats tuned up before heading out.

NATS - PLASTIC COMING OFF

AT LIBERTY MARINE -

CO OWNER JOE SYRACUSE HAS TUNED UP FIVE BOATS IN THE LAST WEEK BEFORE SENDING THEM OUT.

needed tuneups and us to check everything out. Engines running okay - electric systems too. This gentleman we repowered and put a new motor

WITH A HUGE SALE ON THE WAY THIS WEEK AT CAPTAIN PETE'S AND SEVERAL OTHER SHOPS -

BUSINESS IS EXPECTED TO JUMP BY UP TO 50 PERCENT.

SO ALPHONSO WILL BE BACK TO GEAR UP BEFORE NEXT WEEK'S TRIP.

it's so exciting to go down and watch divers come back up, measure them and eat.

IN LEE COUNTY, JOE ROETZ, NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


DOG ATTACK-2 SHOT


A LEHIGH ACRES FAMILY SAYS TWO STRAY PIT BULLS CAME INTO THEIR GARAGE AND ATTACKED THEIR

PET DOG.

THE DOGS OWNER TELLS NBC2'S GEORGE SOLIS THEY. ARE AFRAID THE DOGS WILL COME BACK. AND ATTACK AGAIN Return to index of stories...


DOG ATTACK-PKG


FOR LEHIGH ACRES FATHER OF TWO TOM VALASQUEZ-

HIS GERMAN SHEPHERD DRAGO- CAN NOW BE CONSIDERED MORE THAN JUST HIS

BEST FRIEND-

04:16:16 "Woof"

00:03:13 "He took care of us and I mean a good loyal noble dog."

HE'S NOW A HERO- WITH THE BATTLE WOUNDS TO PROVE IT.

PUTTING HIS LIFE ON THE LINE WHEN THINGS GOT HAIRY EARLY THIS MORNING.

00:00:07 "I open my garage door two large pit bulls came through my

garage and I had to push one out of the way but the second one jumped

on my dog."

VALASQUEZ SAYS WHILE DRAGO ENGAGED ONE PIT BULL IN HIS GARAGE - THE

OTHER MADE ITS WAY INTO HIS LAUNDRY ROOM-

RATHER THAN GETTING CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE OF EXPOSED TEETH- HE

IMMEDIATELY CALLED 9-1-1

00:00:55 "My hands were shaking, I couldn't even make the call."

WHILE HE WAITED FOR DEPUTIES AND DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES TO ARRIVE-

VALASQUEZ COULD ONLY WONDER WHAT WOULD HAVE HAPPENED HAD IT BEEN HIS

WIFE OR YOUNG CHILDREN WHO HAD BEEN OUTSIDE INSTEAD.

00:01:28 "Here these two dogs are loose I don't know if they are

aggressive towards humans or not, they're aggressive towards my dog

I'm not going to wait and test on that."

VALASQUEZ SAYS AFTER NEARLY AN HOUR DAS ARRIVED ON SCENE-

TODAY NBC2 LEARNED THE OWNERS OF THE PITS WERE CITED FOR THE ATTACK

ON DRAGO AND FOR BEING OUT ON THE LOOSE-

NO OTHER CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED-

00:02:11 "I just don't want to deal with this no more, you know

keep your dog inside"

VALASQUEZ FEARS THE DOGS COULD BE BACK AGAIN SOON- HE'LL CONSIDER

PUTTING A FENCE-

BUT HOPES THE PITS OWNERS TAKE THIS CLOSE CALL TO HEART-

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SELL THE 6PM-2SHOT


AT SIX ROBERT IS TRACKING EXTREME HEAT FOR ALL OF US, STORMS FOR SOME OF US, AND A TROPICAL DEPRESSION IN THE ATLANTIC.

PLUS -- A ROAD RAGE SHOOTING ON I-75.

WE TALKED TO ONE OF THE VICTIMS.

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