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DIRECTORS PAGE TEASE ONE-2 SHOT
NEWS AT 6PM HEADLINES-SOTTOPS TZ1 B) ROMMATES WITH BENEFITS-SOTVO
CAPTIVA CRASH REPORT-trxOC,SS, VO TZ1 C) FORECAST TEASE-STC
ARREST IN FOWLER STREET MURDER-trxOC, VO, SS 6PM PROMO-SOT-DISSOLVE
INTERVIEW WITH ZAC'S MOM-BNR-PKG STOCKS BUMP-CGTOPS
NEWS AT 6PM OPEN-CLIP FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
TOSS TO SOPHIE-NATVO, ZM, EANIBX TOSS TO JIM-2-SHOT
GGE BRUSH FIRE-LIVEU2-RTR2 ROOMMATES WITH BENEFITS-BUB
GGE BRUSH FIRE-VO ROOMMATES WITH BENEFITS-CLIP-PKG
GGE BRUSH FIRE-SOTVO BACKUP JIM PKG-BNR-PKG
GGE BRUSH FIRE-LIVEU2-RTR2 ROOMMATES WITH BENEFITS-BUB
FIRE AT FM VET CLINIC-TRX-VO IN PLASMA, SS, VO FUL SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
FIRE AT FM VET CLINIC-SOTVO SPORTS
HIT AND RUN ARREST-OC, SS, OC RED SOX TRADES-ON CAM
HIT AND RUN ARREST-BNR-PKG BREWERS RAYS-VOTOPS
FLESH EATING BACTERIA-OC HENKE BERG-ON CAM
FLESH EATING BACTERIA-SOT, VIDBOX HENKE BERG BOYS-VOTOPS
PAST CASES-trxVOTOPS HENKE BERG BOYS-CGTOPS
LONGER LEE CO SCHOOL DAYS-trxOC HENKE BERG BOYS-SOT
LONGER LEE CO SCHOOL DAYS-BNR-PKG HENKE BERG GIRLS-VOTOPS
COLLIER SCHOOL PLAN-OC HENKE BERG GIRLS-CGTOPS
INTERVIEW WITH ZAC'S MOM-OC, SOTVO, OC HENKE BERG GIRLS-SOT
BACKUP HOLLIE PKG HENKE BERG YOUNGSTERS-CGTOPS
INTERVIEW WITH ZAC'S MOM-TC MON SPORTS TOSS
NAPLES FAMILY BACK FROM CHINA-OC, SS, VO AHEAD AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
NAPLES FAMILY BACK FROM CHINA-SOTVO 11 PM TEASE-OC, VO
NAPLES PROPERTY FORECLOSED-OC LOBSTER HUNTING-OC, (2)SS
SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA BUST-(3) SS CLOSE-4SHOT
SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA BUST-SOT, OC  


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NEWS AT 6PM HEADLINES-SOTTOPS


New Information

Family Opens Up

A LEE COUNTY MAN CELEBRATING HIS BIRTHDAY UP ON LIFE SUPPORT AFTER A SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER RAN HIM OVER IN A PARKING LOT. AND TOOK OFF.

00;40;55-04

"As a parent , you have a plan, and this isn't a part of the plan."

TONIGHT HIS PARENTS OPEN UP TO NBC 2 ABOUT THE THEIR SON, A FORMER HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL STAR, MOWED DOWN IN FRONT OF A CROWD OF PEOPLE

Exclusive

Roommates with Benefits

THEN AN NBC2 EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION.

00:40:20 oh my god, it's scary to me that people are like that. 00:40:22

MEN OFFERING FREE RENT; IN RETURN FOR SEX.

39:10 Can you tell us about your CL ad?

ARE THESE ADS ILLEGAL?

AN INVESTIGATION ALL WOMEN NEED TO SEE.

Must-See

Defying the Odds

A LEHIGH MOTHER OPENS UP ABOUT HER SON DEFYING THE ODDS AFTER BEING STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

:02;46 it's just holy crap kid! holy crap!

DOCTORS FEARED HE WAS BRAIN DEAD, NOW HE'S BLOWING KISSES IN THE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


CAPTIVA CRASH REPORT-trxOC,SS, VO


BREAKING NEWS AT SIX.

WE JUST GOT THE PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE SMALL PLANE THAT CRASHED OFF NORTH CAPTIVA TWO WEEKS AGO.

THE PILOT DIED.

WE'VE LEARNED GREGG HOWARD WAS HAULING MORE THAN 650 POUNDS OF PORCELAIN TILE WHEN HIS PLANE CRASHED.

IT WAS STORMING WHEN HE ATTEMPTED TO LAND AT THE SALTY APPROACH AIRPORT.

WITNESSES TOLD INVESTIGATORS THE PLANE WAS HALFWAY DOWN THE RUNWAY WHEN HOWARD TRIED TO ABORT THE LANDING.

THEY SAY THEY HEARD THE ENGINE RUNNING, BUT THE PLANE DIDN'T GAIN ALTITUDE ON ITS GO-AROUND. THE LEFT WING HIT THE WATER AND SEPARATED FROM THE PLANE.

HOWARD WAS FROM ST. PETERSBURG AND WAS RENOVATING HIS HOME ON THE ISLAND. Return to index of stories...


ARREST IN FOWLER STREET MURDER-trxOC, VO, SS


POLICE MAKE AN ARREST IN THE MURDER A TRANSGENDERED WOMAN, WHOSE BURNED BODY WAS FOUND OUTSIDE A FORT MYERS BUSINESS.

THE VICTIM, EDDIE JAMES OWENS, IDENTIFIED AS A WOMAN GOING BY THE NAME YASMIN SANCHEZ.

IN JUNE, SHE WAS SHOT AND BURNED BEHIND A BUSINESS ON FOWLER STREET.

OFFICERS ARRESTED TERRY BRADY FOR THE MURDER. SANCHEZ STEP MOTHER TELLS NBC 2 HER STEP SON AND BRADY KNEW EACH OTHER AND DID NOT GET ALONE. Return to index of stories...


INTERVIEW WITH ZAC'S MOM-BNR-PKG


SITTING OUTSIDE HEALTH PARK HOSPITAL--

DANITA LOVINS DESCRIBED WHAT SHE CALLS A MIRACLE.

Danita Lovins, Zac's Mom

::00:00 just open your eyes for mom, just open your eyes for mom- cus

then I know you're ok! and bam he opened his eyes.

INSIDE, HER 14 YEAR OLD SON ZAC IS LYING IN A BED-LIKE THIS ONE.

BREATHING ON VENITLATOR-

IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT.

:2:19 he can turn his head side by side, he can shake is head yes or

no, he can move his arms up and down/

JUST 48 HOURS EARLIER- DANITA SAID DOCTORS TOLD HER, HER SON WAS BRAIN DEAD.

SHE WAS CONTEMPLATING WHETHER OR NOT TO DONATE HER SONS ORGANS.

:03:08 no i dont have to do that no more! i dont have to do that, Im

on cloud 9, nobody can take me down. I will take every step he takes

and I will never take it for granted. never never ever!:11

Emad Mansour , Pediatric Specialist

:14:19 the first usually few hours were accessing how much damage we

have happening mainly to the heart brain the rest of the body.

PEDIATRIC SPECIALIST EMAD MON-SOAR HAS TREATED LIGHTNING STRIKE VICTIMS IN THE PAST-

Dr. Emad Mon

:14:12 it takes time its a long period for the body to recover from such an injury

DR MON-SOAR SAID IT TAKES FIRST CLASS HEALTH CARE TO KEEP A LIGHTNING STRIKE VICTIM ALIVE-

AND FOR SOME, A LITTLE FAITH.

Danita Lovins

:5:40 honestly all the prayers, honestly. I mean I have a prayer train

going from here to canada to california, virginia, every where! its

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NEWS AT 6PM OPEN-CLIP


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TOSS TO SOPHIE-NATVO, ZM, EANIBX


**show chopper flying over home**

BREAKING NEWS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

IN THE LAST 45 MINUTES, FIRE CREWS CONTAINED A FIRE THAT WAS BURNING CLOSE TO AT LEAST TWO HOMES IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

LET'S SHOW YOU WHERE.THIS IS ALONG WOODLAND GRADE ROAD NEAR EVERGLADES BOULEVARD.

THE FIRE QUICKLY SPREAD TO 50 ACRES.

NBC-2'S CHLOE MORRONI IS THERE LIVE WITH NEW INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


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GGE BRUSH FIRE-VO


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GGE BRUSH FIRE-SOTVO


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FIRE AT FM VET CLINIC-TRX-VO IN PLASMA, SS, VO FUL


DOZENS OF ANIMALS HAD TO BE EVACUATED WHEN FIRE SPREAD THROUGH A FORT MYERS CLINIC.

FIREFIGHTERS WERE ABLE TO GET THE 25 CATS AND DOGS OUT SAFELY.

FROM THE EAST SIDE ANIMAL HOSPITAL ON PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

PET OWNERS IN THE MIDDLE OF APPOINTMENTS HELPED GET THE ANIMALS OUT SAFELY.

ONE MAN TELLS US THE STAFF WAS VERY HELPFUL AND INSTRUCTED EVERYONE ON WHAT TO DO. Return to index of stories...


FIRE AT FM VET CLINIC-SOTVO


Wolfie/ brings dogs to hosptial. 13:13:27 the problem was they had more animals than they did hands, so it was a rush to get everybody out. 13:13:3

OWNERS TOOK THEIR PETS TO OTHER LOCAL HOSPITALS AND CLINICS.

WE'RE TOLD THE FIRE WAS ELECTRICAL AND STARTED IN THE CEILING. Return to index of stories...


HIT AND RUN ARREST-OC, SS, OC


A FORT MYERS MAN ON LIFE SUPPORT HAS DIED AFTER BEING HIT BY A SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER.

TODAY, HE WAS SUPPOSED TO CELEBRATE HIS TWENTY-THIRD BIRTHDAY.

INSTEAD, HIS FAMILY IS PREPARING TO DONATE HIS ORGANS.

NBC-2'S CLIFTON FRENCH SPOKE WITH THEM TODAY ABOUT THEIR SON. Return to index of stories...


HIT AND RUN ARREST-BNR-PKG


PKG:

00;41;02-08

"You have a plan, this isn't part of the plan, they're supposed to burry us."

AT PETE AND LYNN SAEZ'S HOME -- A SMALL MEMORIAL IS STEADILY GROWING IN THEIR LIVING ROOM --

PICTURES, A SHIRT, AND BASEBALL GEAR -- ALL REMEMBERING THEIR SON LUIS.

A 23 YEAR OLD WHO THEY SAY HAD A SMILE THAT COULD FILL A ROOM AND A HEART TO MATCH.

00;42;12-18

"He had a lot of people who loved him. You have no idea how many people he's touched."

ACCORDING TO HIS PARENTS, LUIS, A 2009 SOUTH FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL GRAD AND VARSITY BASEBALL PLAYER -- WAS JUST STARTING HIS YOUNG LIFE, MOVING OUT OF THEIR HOME A FEW MONTHS AGO -- AND GETTING A PART TIME JOB.

02;17;59-07

STU "Today, luis saez turned 23 years old. his parents tell me he was here on sunday night celebrating his birthday.'

AND IT WAS IN THIS PARKING LOT AT SCARLETS CABARET WHERE THAT FATAL INCIDENT HAPPENED --

ACCORDING TO THE FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT, 21-YEAR-OLD GIOVANNI CORDONA WAS IN A FIGHT WITH A WOMAN HERE, GOT INTO HIS CAR, AND STARTED YELLING AT PEOPLE IN THE PARKING LOT.

SAEZ WALKED UP TO THE CAR AND TOLD CORDONA TO LEAVE, THAT'S WHEN CORDONA PUT THE CAR INTO REVERSE AND RAN SAEZ OVER.

NOW -- ON THEIR SON'S BIRTHDAY, HIS PARENTS ARE HOPING IN DEATH, THEIR SON CAN GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE.

He still is a great kid. and some families are going to know how great he was with his organs." Return to index of stories...


FLESH EATING BACTERIA-OC


ONE PERSON IS DEAD AND ANOTHER SICK AFTER CONTRACTING A FLESH-EATING BACTERIA FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO

BOTH VICTIMS ARE IN SARASOTA. AND HAD PRIOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS.

THE BACTERIA, VIBRIO VULNIFICUS , LIVES IN WARM SALT WATER.

PEOPLE CONTRACT IT BY EATING TAINTED RAW OYSTERS. OR WHEN THE BACTERIA ENTERS AN OPEN CUT WHEN THEY ARE IN the WATER. Return to index of stories...


FLESH EATING BACTERIA-SOT, VIDBOX


David Moore, Indiana "That's really serious. I'm glad. I don't know. I don't have any open wounds!"

Paige Haviland, Kansas "I had no idea about this at all."

YOU CAN LOWER YOUR RISK OF CONTRACTING THE VIRUS BY AVOIDING RAW OYSTERS.

STAY OUT OF WARM SALT WATER IF YOU HAVE A CUT OR A COMPROMISED IMMUNE SYSTEM. Return to index of stories...


PAST CASES-trxVOTOPS


LAST JULY, A WOMAN BECAME SICK WHILE VACATIONING IN NAPLES.

THE 84 YEAR OLD CONTRACTED THE VIRUS IN HERNANDO COUNTY WHEN SHE CUT HER LEG IN THE GULF.

MARGARET FREIWALD WAS IN A MEDICALLY INDUCED COMA AND CLOSE TO DEATH.

DOCTORS HAD TO AMPUTATE HER RIGHT LEG.

REMARKABLY, SHE WAS ABLE TO RECOVER AND IS BACK HOME IN HERNANDO COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


LONGER LEE CO SCHOOL DAYS-trxOC


LEE COUNTY STUDENTS GO BACK TO CLASS IN 19 DAYS.

BUT PARENTS AT NINE SCHOOLS DON'T KNOW EXACTLY WHEN SCHOOL WILL START OR END.

THE LOW PERFORMING SCHOOLS NEED TO ADD EXTRA TIME FOR READING ENRICHMENT.

NBC-2'S JACLYN BEVIS SPOKE WITH FRUSTRATED PARENTS WAITING FOR ANSWERS. Return to index of stories...


LONGER LEE CO SCHOOL DAYS-BNR-PKG


When will the first bell ring?

NICOLE DUNN, MOM 381300 it's extremely frustrating.

And what about the final bell to leave?

DESIREE LEWIS-DAHLKE, MOM 4504 they wouldn't tell me exactly.

So parents are confused. "9" lee county schools have to add an additional hour to the school day because of low test scores.

But where will that hour come from?

NICOLE DUNN, PARENT OF THREE 385011 everythings going to have to change because i have no idea even when schools going to start or get out.

Dunn has one child with special needs. adding to her concerns.

NICOLE DUNN, PARENT OF THREE 373106 he goes to speech thearapy twice a week after school; if it's going to cut into school time, he's gonna suffer.

Another mom says she's called school administrators for details.

DESIREE LEWIS-DAHLKE, DOESN'T KNOW WHEN SCHOOL BEGINS

4525 they told me today that we'd find out more information on the 16th when i go to the open house

that's just two days before her kids head back to school.

DESIREE LEWIS-DAHLKE, DOESN'T KNOW WHEN SCHOOL BEGINS

4609 i understand if they need to make changes

but parents don't get -- why the late notice.

DESIREE LEWIS-DAHLKE, DOESN'T KNOW WHEN SCHOOL BEGINS

4615 they should notify us a lot sooner than this.

NICOLE DUNN, PARENT OF THREE

380000 we need more notice.

As schedule-free summers in the sand come to an end.

Parents want answers NOW for the schedule that's less than three weeks away.

DESIREE LEWIS-DAHLKE, DOESN'T KNOW WHEN SCHOOL BEGINS

4639 i'd at least like to know the hours.

NICOLE DUNN, PARENT OF THREE

3939 there's no excuse for any of this. there's so many parents that don't know what to do now. people have to change their work schedule

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COLLIER SCHOOL PLAN-OC


ONE PARENT WHOSE CHILD GOES TO A LEHIGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GAVE US A LETTER HE RECEIVED TODAY.

IT TELLS PARENTS THAT THEY'LL ADD AN HOUR OF SCHOOL TO THE END OF THE DAY FOR THEIR STUDENTS.

NO WORD ON WHAT WILL HAPPEN FOR THE OTHER SCHOOLS.

SEVEN SCHOOLS IN COLLIER COUNTY HAVE TO EXTEND THEIR DAY AS WELL.

BOTH COUNTIES EXPECT TO ANNOUNCE SCHEDULES NEXT WEEK.

WE HAVE A LIST OF THE SCHOOLS ON OUR WEBSITE, NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

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INTERVIEW WITH ZAC'S MOM-OC, SOTVO, OC


A LEHIGH ACRES MOTHER WENT FROM THINKING ABOUT DONATING HER SON'S ORGANS. TO WATCHING HIM BLOW HER KISSES.

NBC-2'S HOLLIE HOJEK HAS HER STORY.

:01:16 miracle! because they didn't expect it, they did not expect it at all.

ZAC LATAWIEC WAS CRITICALLY INJURED BY A LIGHTNING STRIKE LAST WEEK ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

DOCTORS CALL HIS PROGRESS MIRACULOUS.

TODAY, NBC-2'S HOLLIE HOJEK SPOKE WITH ZAC'S VERY EXCITED MOM. Return to index of stories...


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INTERVIEW WITH ZAC'S MOM-TC MON


DANITA TOLD US-- ZAC EVEN SEEMS TO HAVE HIS SENSE OF HUMOR BACK, LAUGHING AT THE DOCTORS JOKES THIS MORNING.

BUT DESPITE THE MIRACULOUS PROGRESS-

SHE TELLS US DOCTORS WARN, ZAC HAS A VERY LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY AHEAD OF HIM.

LIVE IN THE STUDIO HOLLIE HOJEK NBC2. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES FAMILY BACK FROM CHINA-OC, SS, VO


A NAPLES FAMILY TRAPPED IN CHINA BECAUSE OF A COMPUTER GLITCH IS BACK HOME.

STACEY LINS, HER SON, AND NEW DAUGHTER, ZOEY, ARE MAKING THEMSELVES AT HOME IN NAPLES.

A FAMILY FRIEND WENT ALONG AS THEY ADOPTED ZOEY.

A COMPUTER GLITCH AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT FORCED THEM TO STAY.

STRANDED FOR FIVE DAYS, THE FAMILY WAS ABLE TO COME HOME. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES FAMILY BACK FROM CHINA-SOTVO


Stacey Lins, mother

19:26:26-:29

She's going to fit in just fine and it's just exciting. I do feel like I'm her mother.

THE COMPUTER CRASH IS STILL AFFECTING PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD.

THERE'S A MAJOR BACKLOG OF VISAS APPLICATIONS THEY'RE TRYING TO CATCH UP ON. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES PROPERTY FORECLOSED-OC


FOR THE FIRST TIME, THE CITY OF NAPLES FORECLOSED ON AN ABANDONED PROPERTY.

THE HALF-ACRE PLOT SAT EMPTY FOR SIX YEARS.

ACCORDING TO OUR NEWS PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS.

CODE ENFORCEMENT CITED THE PROPERTY SEVERAL TIMES. FINES ADDED UP TO MORE THAN 105-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THE DEVELOPER "SPRIOS ZORBALAS" BEGGED FOR LOWER FINES.

LAST WEEK, CODE ENFORCEMENT HAD ENOUGH AND UNANIMOUSLY VOTED TO FORECLOSE ON THE PROPERTY.

THE DEVELOPER COULD NOT BE REACHED FOR COMMENT. Return to index of stories...


SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA BUST-(3) SS


CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY TWO BUSINESS MEN USD THEIR CONVENIENCE STORE TO SELL ILLEGAL DRUGS.

INVESTIGATORS FOUND 9 PACKETS OF SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA AT AT CHEVRON STORE ON EL JOBEAN ROAD IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

UNDERCOVER AGENTS BOUGHT THE DRUGS AT THE STORE FOUR DIFFERENT TIMES.

TWO STORE CLERKS ARE NOW UNDER ARREST. Return to index of stories...


SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA BUST-SOT, OC


"I don't feel bad who are guilty of doing it, I feel bad who are buying and people suckered into buying it. It's a lot easier to be healthy than to be in this drug stuff."

GAS STATION OFFICIALS WOULD NOT SAY IF THE CLERKS STILL WORK THERE.

BOTH MEN ARE STILL IN JAIL. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


IT'S THE INVESTIGATION THAT ACTUALLY MADE GROWN MEN RUN -

ADS LISTING FREE RENT IN RETURN FOR SEX.

03:10:43 Can we ask you about this ad you put on Craigslist, are you trying to have sex with teenagers? 03:10:47

ARE THE ADS SIMPLY CREEPY - OR DO THEY BREAK THE LAW?

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TZ1 B) ROMMATES WITH BENEFITS-SOTVO


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TZ1 C) FORECAST TEASE-STC


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6PM PROMO-SOT-DISSOLVE


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STOCKS BUMP-CGTOPS


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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.

CHANGES AHEAD TO CLOSE THE WORK WEEK

The onshore flow from the Gulf of Mexico continued Wednesday, with the the bulk of the activity in inland areas. Scattered showers and storms will likely continue this evening in inland areas, with temps in the 80s. We'll see the activity die down overnight, with lows in the mid to upper 70s.

We have more onshore flow on Thursday, which will again bring scattered activity in coastal areas in the morning hours. More activity will be possible this afternoon, with the best chance for activity in areas east of I-75. Highs on Thursday will be in the low 90s.

Changes will arrive on Friday. Winds will shift to the southeast and east to close the work week, ending the coastal threat for AM rain. The winds will also provide a better chance for PM storms in the Urban Corridor, with highs in the low 90s.

More moisture will enter the area for the weekend, increasing the threat for scattered activity. The best chance for rain will be in the PM hours both Saturday and Sunday, with highs in the low 90s.

The moisture remains in place on Monday, before slightly drier air is expected to roll in by Tuesday. Temps next week look to remain in the low 90s.

TROPICAL UPDATE

We are still keeping a very close eye on a disturbance sitting in the Atlantic between the Lesser Antilles and the west coast of Africa. The system is much weaker than Tuesday, and the National Hurricane Center has reduced the chance for development to 50%.

The disturbance is still expected to move west and eventually curving northwestward. Right now, it does not look like it will be impacting Florida.

Elsewhere, weak tropical waves are developing in the Atlantic but no major activity is expected over the next 5 days. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JIM-2-SHOT


AN NBC2 INVESTIGATION FOUND MEN IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ADVERTISING FREE RENT - IN RETURN FOR SEXUAL FAVORS.

SOME OF THE ADS ASK FOR VULNERABLE WOMEN.EVEN TEENS, TO RESPOND.

NBC2 INVESTIGATOR JIM SPIEWAK CONFRONTED MEN WHO PLACED THE ADS - AND FIND OUT IF ITS ILLEGAL. Return to index of stories...


ROOMMATES WITH BENEFITS-BUB


A SIMPLE CRAIGSLIST SEARCH YIELDS DOZENS OF POSTINGS FOR FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS.

MOST OFFER THINGS LIKE FREE RENT IN EXCHANGE FOR SEX.

BUT SOME OF THE ARRANGEMENTS BEING ADVERTISED - HAVE LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PARENTS CONCERNED. Return to index of stories...


ROOMMATES WITH BENEFITS-CLIP-PKG


WHEN IT COMES TO FINDING A PARTNER…

YOU CAN'T ALWAYS JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER…

Typing on keyboard

SOME CRAIGSLIST ADS HELP MEN LOOK FOR REAL RELATIONSHIPS.

BUT OTHER ADS LIKE THIS ONE FROM JOEY IN NAPLES…TELL A DIFFERENT STORY…

LOOKING FOR A FRIEND WITH BENEFIT FEMALE TO WALK AROUND NAKED BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT HE DOES.

SOT - Heather Nichols - Mother 00:40: 21 it's scary to me that people are out there like that. 00:40:22

WE FOUND MULTIPLE LISTINGS LIKE THIS ONE.

MEN OFFERING WOMEN FREE RENT IN EXCHANGE FOR SEX.

SOT - Heather Nichols - Mother 00:40:20 oh my god. 00:40:21

Typing on keyboard

02:59:07 so let's see if this guy wants to meet up with us? 02:59:11

WITH THE HELP OF A FEMALE CO-WORKER, WE REACHED OUT TO JOEY VIA EMAIL.

HE AGREED TO GIVE HER A FREE PLACE TO STAY AS LONG AS SHE HAD SEX WITH HIM.

HIS AD SAYS HE'S ATHLETIC…

WHICH CAME IN HANDY WHEN HE SAW OUR CAMERAS…

00:39:08 Can you tell me about your craigslist ad? you're funny buddy. looking for friends with benefits? 00:39:20

BUT WE KEPT LOOKING AND THE ADS GOT DARKER…

LIKE THIS ONE OFFERING UP FREE RENT FOR DEPRESSED TEENAGE RUNAWAYS.

IT TOOK THE POSTER JUST 20 MINUTES TO RESPOND TO OUR EMAIL INQUIRY. WRITING THAT HE'S ONLY LOOKING FOR SEX.

Okay let's go 03:10:18 time to crash this party. 03:10:19

03:10:37 excuse me Dustin. yes. Hey Jim Spiewak with NBC2.I see you've been speaking with our friend Jamie. I have. Can we ask you about this ad you put on Craigslist, are you trying to have sex with teenagers? You can call my lawyer. 03:10:49 03:10:50 okay I will call your lawyer but in here you say you're looking for depressed teenage runaways.why? If you would call my lawyer and discuss that with him, that would be great. 03:10:58

HE WOULDN'T GIVE HIS LAWYERS NAME SO WE KEPT PRESSING.

03:11:57 Dustin there's innocent women out there that are vulnerable to these types of ads.is that what this is? 03:12:04

DUSTIN DIDN'T ANSWER, BACKING HIS CAR AWAY FROM OUR CAMERA.

doesn't want us to see his plate.

Sgt. Dana Coston - Cape Coral PD

05:24:51 this is definitely outside the norm of what you would normally see for a posting for a roommate. 05:24:56

"DEPRESSED" AND "RUNAWAY" - KEY WORDS IN DUSTIN'S POST - DO RAISE RED FLAGS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT.

POTENTIALLY INDICATING A WORLD OF PROSTITUTION AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

Sgt. Dana Coston - Cape Coral PD 05:26:14 it could be less than two equals engaging in a mutually beneficial relationship. 05:26:19

LAW ENFORCEMENT ADMITS THAT IT DOES MONITOR THESE TYPES OF POSTS;

BUT CATCHING AND CONVICTING IS TRICKY.

Scott Moorey - Defense Attorney 00:19:53 we don't convict people on implication. 00:19:56

DEFENSE ATTORNEY SCOTT MOOREY SAYS THE PROOF MUST GO BEYOND WHAT'S IN THE AD.

Scott Moorey - Defense Attorney 00:24:21 from what I see with the language, not illegal. 00:24:24

NOT ILLEGAL; BUT IN THE COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION.

Heather Nichols - Mother 00:41:00 as a mother of 3 daughters what does it make you want to do? laughter…go after the guy myself really. 00:41:07 Return to index of stories...


BACKUP JIM PKG-BNR-PKG


WHEN IT COMES TO FINDING A PARTNER…

YOU CAN'T ALWAYS JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER…

Typing on keyboard

SOME CRAIGSLIST ADS HELP MEN LOOK FOR REAL RELATIONSHIPS.

BUT OTHER ADS LIKE THIS ONE FROM JOEY IN NAPLES…TELL A DIFFERENT STORY…

LOOKING FOR A FRIEND WITH BENEFIT FEMALE TO WALK AROUND NAKED BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT HE DOES.

SOT - Heather Nichols - Mother 00:40: 21 it's scary to me that people are out there like that. 00:40:22

WE FOUND MULTIPLE LISTINGS LIKE THIS ONE.

MEN OFFERING WOMEN FREE RENT IN EXCHANGE FOR SEX.

SOT - Heather Nichols - Mother 00:40:20 oh my god. 00:40:21

Typing on keyboard

02:59:07 so let's see if this guy wants to meet up with us? 02:59:11

WITH THE HELP OF A FEMALE CO-WORKER, WE REACHED OUT TO JOEY VIA EMAIL.

HE AGREED TO GIVE HER A FREE PLACE TO STAY AS LONG AS SHE HAD SEX WITH HIM.

HIS AD SAYS HE'S ATHLETIC…

WHICH CAME IN HANDY WHEN HE SAW OUR CAMERAS…

00:39:08 Can you tell me about your craigslist ad? you're funny buddy. looking for friends with benefits? 00:39:20

BUT WE KEPT LOOKING AND THE ADS GOT DARKER…

LIKE THIS ONE OFFERING UP FREE RENT FOR DEPRESSED TEENAGE RUNAWAYS.

IT TOOK THE POSTER JUST 20 MINUTES TO RESPOND TO OUR EMAIL INQUIRY. WRITING THAT HE'S ONLY LOOKING FOR SEX.

Okay let's go 03:10:18 time to crash this party. 03:10:19

03:10:37 excuse me Dustin. yes. Hey Jim Spiewak with NBC2.I see you've been speaking with our friend Jamie. I have. Can we ask you about this ad you put on Craigslist, are you trying to have sex with teenagers? You can call my lawyer. 03:10:49 03:10:50 okay I will call your lawyer but in here you say you're looking for depressed teenage runaways.why? If you would call my lawyer and discuss that with him, that would be great. 03:10:58

HE WOULDN'T GIVE HIS LAWYERS NAME SO WE KEPT PRESSING.

03:11:57 Dustin there's innocent women out there that are vulnerable to these types of ads.is that what this is? 03:12:04

DUSTIN DIDN'T ANSWER, BACKING HIS CAR AWAY FROM OUR CAMERA.

doesn't want us to see his plate.

Sgt. Dana Coston - Cape Coral PD

05:24:51 this is definitely outside the norm of what you would normally see for a posting for a roommate. 05:24:56

"DEPRESSED" AND "RUNAWAY" - KEY WORDS IN DUSTIN'S POST - DO RAISE RED FLAGS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT.

POTENTIALLY INDICATING A WORLD OF PROSTITUTION AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

Sgt. Dana Coston - Cape Coral PD 05:26:14 it could be less than two equals engaging in a mutually beneficial relationship. 05:26:19

LAW ENFORCEMENT ADMITS THAT IT DOES MONITOR THESE TYPES OF POSTS;

BUT CATCHING AND CONVICTING IS TRICKY.

Scott Moorey - Defense Attorney 00:19:53 we don't convict people on implication. 00:19:56

DEFENSE ATTORNEY SCOTT MOOREY SAYS THE PROOF MUST GO BEYOND WHAT'S IN THE AD.

Scott Moorey - Defense Attorney 00:24:21 from what I see with the language, not illegal. 00:24:24

NOT ILLEGAL; BUT IN THE COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION.

Heather Nichols - Mother 00:41:00 as a mother of 3 daughters what does it make you want to do? laughter…go after the guy myself really. 00:41:07 Return to index of stories...


ROOMMATES WITH BENEFITS-BUB


THOSE ADS WERE QUICKLY REMOVED AFTER OUR ENCOUNTERS.

WE DECIDED NOT TO SHOW THOSE MEN'S FACES BECAUSE THEY HAVEN'T BEEN ARRESTED FOR A CRIME.

WHY? INVESTIGATORS TELL US THEY NEED TO WITNESS FIRST HAND THE VERBAL OR WRITTEN EXCHANGE, TO MAKE AN ARREST.

THEY ALSO TELL ME THESE GUYS ARE NOW ON THEIR RADAR.

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SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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SPORTS


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RED SOX TRADES-ON CAM


RED SOX MANAGER JOHN FARRELL SAYS PITCHER JON LESTER WILL START SUNDAY'S GAME. LESTER WAS SCRATCHED FROM TONIGHT'S START VS. TORONTO. WHICH FUELED REPORTS THAT THE LEFTY WOULD BE TRADED BEFORE THURSDAY'S M-AJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TRADING DEADLINE.

THE TEAM DID TRADE FELIX DUOBRONT TO THE CUBS TODAY FOR A PLAYER TO BE NAMED LATER. Return to index of stories...


BREWERS RAYS-VOTOPS


MATINEE BASEBALL AT THE TROP.

THE RAYS' DAVID PRICE.ON EVERY CONTENDERS WISH LIST IN A POSSIBLE TRADE.WAS ON THE MOUND.

THE LEFTY.HAD HIS PERSONAL 6 GAME WIN STREAK SNAPPED BY THE BREWERS LINEUP. Martin' maldonado knocking in 2 runs on this hit.

BREWERS SHUTOUT THE RAYS 5-NOTHING. Return to index of stories...


HENKE BERG-ON CAM


OVER THE PAST 22 YEARS.MOST.IF NOT ALL OF THE GREAT JUNIOR GOLFERS THAT HAVE GROWN-UP HERE IN S-W FLORIDA.HAVE TEED IT UP AT THE NOLAN HENKE-PATTY BERG JUNIOR MASTERS AT CYPRESS LAKE COUNTRY CLUB. Return to index of stories...


HENKE BERG BOYS-VOTOPS


THE FIRST OF THREE ROUNDS.

BOYS 16 TO 18 YEAR OLD DIVISION.

MARTIN JENSEN OF BRONXVILLE-NEW YORK.PLAYING IN HIS 3RD HENKE-BERG.JUST MISSES THE BIRDIE PUTT HER AT THE PAR THREE 4TH HOLE. JENSEN SHOT EVEN PAR 72.

A SCORE MATCHED BY LANDON WEBER OF FORT MYERS. DROPPED THE BIRDIE HERE AT THE NINTH.HIS LAST HOLE OF THE DAY FOR A 72. Return to index of stories...


HENKE BERG BOYS-CGTOPS


IT'S LANDON AND JENSEN TIED FOR THE LEAD.

COLE CONNOR OF FORT MYERS IS JUST ONE SHOT OFF THE LEAD.

ERIC GRIMES OF NAPLES HIGH SCHOOL.HE SHOT A 77 THIS MORNING.

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HENKE BERG BOYS-SOT


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HENKE BERG GIRLS-VOTOPS


THE GIRLS DIVISION WAS FIRST OFF THE TEE THIS MORNING.

WE CAUGHT UP WITH THE LEAD GROUP AT THE PAR-4 7TH.THEIR 16TH HOLE OF THE ROUND.

NAPLES' ANNA-MARIE KUENZLE WITH THE NICE CHIP.THAT SET UP THE PAR. SHE SHOT 82.

THE REST OF THE FIELD IS CHASING 13 YEAR OLD BRITTANY SHIN OF CAPE CORAL. MISSED THE BIRDIE HERE AT THE 8-TH.BUT SHOT 73 TODAY. Return to index of stories...


HENKE BERG GIRLS-CGTOPS


SHIN BY THREE OVER SYDNEY SHRADER OF NAPLES. FOUR OVER HALLI-ANNE HOBSON.

THE WISE 13 YEAR OLD SHIN HAS A LESSON FOR ALL US HACKERS PLAYING IN TOURNAMENTS.JUST SMILE!!! Return to index of stories...


HENKE BERG GIRLS-SOT


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HENKE BERG YOUNGSTERS-CGTOPS


THE BOYS 13 TO 15 YEAR OLD DIVISION.LEAD BY BLAKE WHEELR OF FORT MYERS. SHOT EVEN PAR 72.

MARK IWINSKI JUNIOR.3 SHOTS BACK. CHRISTIAN TAYLOR OF NAPLES.7 BACK.

THREE MORE LOCALS TIED FOR 4TH PLACE AFTER ROUNDS OF 80. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TOSS


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AHEAD AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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11 PM TEASE-OC, VO


IT'S A NAPLES FIRST --

THE CITY FORECLOSED ON A PROPERTY.

TONIGHT AT 11 -

WE DISCOVER WHAT WAS THE FINAL STRAW FOR CITY LEADERS. Return to index of stories...


LOBSTER HUNTING-OC, (2)SS


IT'S THE FIRST FULL DAY OF LOBSTER FISHING AND A LOT OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE.

SEVERAL PEOPLE ARE BOASTING ABOUT THEIR CATCHES ON FACEBOOK.

THESE ARE JUST A FEW THAT POPPED UP ON MY FACEBOOK PAGE.

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CLOSE-4SHOT


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