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DIRECTORS PAGE TZ3 A) RACHEL DAVIS-VOTOPS
ANCHOR SUPERS TZ3 B) TONY STEWART DEADLY CRASH-VOTOPS
KEY LIST DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS
DEATH INVESTIGATION-TRX PLASMA SS OPEN 12:30-CLIP
DEATH INVESTIGATION-LIVE VO LIVE ferguson mo news conference-VOTOPS SAT25
CIRCLE K ROBBERY-TRX OC VO SS TS1)-VOTOPS
CIRCLE K ROBBERY-PKG TS2)-VOTOPS
COLLIER INCREDIBLE FRESH FIRST APPEARANCES-TRX OC TS3)-VOTOPS
COLLIER INCREDIBLE FRESH FIRST APPEARANCES-PKG RACHEL DAVIS PLEADS GUILTY-TRX OC SS VO
TAMMY HALL LOOK AHEAD-OC SS VO DESOTO COUNTY INMATE-OC VO OC
FM SALVATION ARMY FOLO-OC VO-WIPE TONY STEWART DEADLY CRASH-TRX OC VO-WIPE
FM HAITIAN CHURCH FOLLOW-VOTOPS TONY STEWART DEADLY CRASH-SOTVO OC
FM HIT & RUN ARREST-OC SS VO-WIPE JEFF BURTON DEFENDS STEWART-SOTTOPSVO
FM HIT & RUN ARREST-SOTVO CAPE LIGHTNING DETECTION-OC VO-WIPE
FM FATAL MOTORCYCLE-OC VO CAPE LIGHTNING DETECTION-SOT(2)VO
COLLIER PREGNANT HIT & RUN-OC SS CAPE LIGHTNING DETECTION-VOTOPS OC
SWFL MOST WANTED ARREST-OC SS LIGHTNING STRIKE PLAYPEN-OC SOTVO
WATER SHUT OFF-OC CG 911 TEXTS AT FCC-OC VO
FL SHARK BITE FOLLOW-OC SS VO CONGRESSIONAL MAP DEADLINE-OC VO
PALM BEACH PLANE CRASH-TRX VOTOPS SANIBEL COAST GUARD-TRX VOTOPS
ATLANTIC BEACH BUILDING INTO STORE-OC VO-WIPE BONITA FIREFIGHTERS HONORED-OC VO
ATLANTIC BEACH BUILDING INTO STORE-SOTVO SGT. WILSON TRIBUTE-OC SS
GULF COAST HOMEMADE BOAT-OC VO-WIPE AUG 12TH FIRE DRILLS-OC VO
GULF COAST HOMEMADE BOAT-SOTVO ESTERO BLVD TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX SSTOPS
TEASE ONE-2SHOT PLANTATION ROAD CLOSURE-CGTOPS
TZ1 A) FERGUSON MO UNREST-VOTOPS FM MIRACLE GAME MONDAY-OC CG
TZ1 B) TEETHING BABIES-VOTOPS WYNONNA JUDD SWFL-CGTOPS
WEATHER-STC TEASE FOUR-2SHOT
TEETHING BABIES-TRX BUBBA TZ4 A) BREASTFEEDING AND MARIJUANA-VOTOPS
TEETHING BABIES-PKG TZ4 B) TEENAGE DRIVERS INSURANCE-VOTOPS
TEETHING BABIES-BUBBA WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR
CONCUSSIONS-TRX VO IN PLASMA VO UNIVERSITY WORK FORCE PROGRAM-TRX PLASMA
BREAST CANCER EXERCISE-TRX VOTOPS BACK TO SCHOOL WEBROOMING-TRX OC
FAMILY FIELD DAY-OC CG BACK TO SCHOOL WEBROOMING-PKG
FREE KIDS SUMMER MOVIE-CGTOPS VIRTUAL COLLEGE TOURS-OC SOTVO-WIPE
POWER PLAYLIST-2SH NATVO VIRTUAL COLLEGE TOURS-SOTVO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
FERGUSON MO PROTESTS-TRX EBOXES BREAST FEEDING AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA-TRX VO-TCMON
FERGUSON MO PROTESTS-PKG BREAST FEEDING AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA-PKG
FERGUSON MO UNREST-TRX EBOXES AMAZON NO PREORDER-TRX VOTOPS
FERGUSON MO UNREST-PKG VOLKSWAGEN RECALLS-VOTOPS
FERGUSON MO UNREST-OC GM MOTION DENIED-VOTOPS
RABBI KILLED FAMILY REAX-OC VO-WIPE TEENAGE DRIVERS INSURANCE-VO-PLASMA
RABBI KILLED FAMILY REAX-SOTVO TEENAGE DRIVERS INSURANCE-PKG
AARON HERNANDEZ-OC VO DISNEY VEGAS TRIPS ECONOMICS-TRX OC VO
WA 6YO KILLED-OC VO ELVIS AUCTION-OC SOTVO-WIPE
WA CLE ELUM FIRE-TRX VOTOPS ELVIS AUCTION-SOTVO
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GAZA FIGHTING BLAST-OC NATVO A) NAZI SANDWICH-VO
GAZA TEEN TWITTER-OC VO-WIPE TS1) death investigation-TRX VOTOPS
GAZA TEEN TWITTER-SOTVO TS2) circle k robbery-VOTOPS
TEASE TWO-TRX TS3) rachel davis sentence-VOTOPS SS
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DEATH INVESTIGATION-TRX PLASMA SS


NBC-2 NEWS IS ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS AT NOON.

FORT MYERS POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AFTER A BODY FOUND IN A WOODED AREA.

A CALL CAME IN THIS MORNING SENDING DETECTIVES BEHIND THE RACETRAC CONVENIENCE STORE ON STATE ROAD 82.

NBC-2'S NATASHA VERMA IS ON SCENE WITH DETECTIVES. Return to index of stories...


DEATH INVESTIGATION-LIVE VO LIVE


AD LIB SCENE

Police are at least 100 yards deep into the woods behind me searching for any clues that might help them determine how this person died and how their body ended up here.

TAKE VO

The investigation began after someone reported seeing the body in the woods behind the convenience store just before 9 this morning. This is the 3rd person whose body has been found off a busy road like this since last week -- remember one was off I-75 and the other off Braman Ave in Fort Myers. Police tell me it's too early to say if any of these cases are related. The investigation is in its early stages - but they tell me right now, they don't believe this death is suspicious.

The investigation is not impacting traffic along State Road 82 at this time. In the front of the racetrac gas station, business seems as usual.

Count on NBC2 to bring you the latest as this investigation continues. In Fort Myers NV NBC2. Return to index of stories...


CIRCLE K ROBBERY-TRX OC VO SS


A VIOLENT EARLY MORNING ROBBERY SENDS ONE PERSON TO THE HOSPITAL.

NOW NBC-2 IS FINDING OUT, A WITNESS TO THE CRIME WAS SHOT.

IT ALL HAPPENED AT THE CIRCLE K GAS STATION AT EVANS AND WINKLER AVENUE IN FORT MYERS.

NBC-2'S LUCAS SEILER SPOKE EXCLUSIVELY WITH THE STORE CLERK WHO WAS HELD AT GUNPOINT. Return to index of stories...


CIRCLE K ROBBERY-PKG


TAKE LUCAS

THREE MEN IN MASKS STORMED THIS GAS STATION BEHIND ME AND HELD THAT CLERK TO THE GROUND AT GUNPOINT WHILE THEY STOLE EVERYTHING FROM THE REGISTER.

GPX

THIS IS THEM IN THESE SURVEILLANCE VIDEOS WALKING IN AT AROUND 3 THIS MORNING.

TAKE VO

WE WERE HERE JUST MOMENTS AFTER THIS ALL HAPPENED - FORT MYERS POLICE HAD THEIR CHOPPER IN THE AIR LOOKING FOR THE MEN.

THE STORE CLERK TOLD ONLY NBC-2 THAT AFTER THE SUSPECTS LEFT, A WITNESS WHO SAW EVERYTHING HAPPEN FROM OUTSIDE RAN INTO HIS CAR AND STARTING SPEEDING AWAY.

POLICE TELL US THOSE SUSPECTS CHASED AFTER HIM - THEY WERE DRIVING EAST ON WINKLER AND STARTED SHOOTING INTO HIS VEHICLE.

THAT DRIVER - A NEWSPAPER DELIVERY DRIVER - WAS STRUCK. HE WAS ABLE TO DRIVE HOME, CALL 911 - HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AND IS IN STABLE CONDITION.

TAKE LUCAS

INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL TRYING TO FIND THESE GUYS - IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE ROBBERY AND SHOOTING, CALL FORT MYERS POLICE.

LIVE IN FM, LS, NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER INCREDIBLE FRESH FIRST APPEARANCES-TRX OC


AT LEAST 64-PEOPLE DETAINED LAST MONTH IN A RAID AT IN COLLIER COUNTY, JUST PLEADED NOT GUILTY.

THIS GROUP IS JUST SOME OF THE PEOPLE CHARGED WITH USING FAKE AND STOLEN IDENTITIES TO GET JOBS AND QUALIFY FOR HEALTH INSURANCE.

NBC2'S ALEX DEARMAS JOINS US OUTSIDE THE COLLIER COUNTY COURT HOUSE WITH THE NEW INFORMATION.

ALEX-- Return to index of stories...


COLLIER INCREDIBLE FRESH FIRST APPEARANCES-PKG


ON CAM

I SPOKE TO ONE OF SEVERAL ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING THE MORE THAN 100 WORKERS THAT WERE ARRESTED.

VO

ATTORNEY DONALD DAY IS REPRESENTING 64 WORKERS-- CHARGED WITH UNLAWFULLY USING A FAKE I- D FOR WORKERS COMPENSATION.

HE SAYS AT LEAST TWO OF HIS CLIENTS ARE STILL IN JAIL.

HE WAS HIRED BY THE WORKERS BUT DIDNT TELL US WHOS PAYING THE BILL.

OUTSIDE THE COURT HOUSE--

MEMBERS OF A GROUP CALLED "EQUAL VOICE NETWORK" RALLIED SO THE CHARGES WOULD BE DROPPED.

THEIR MESSAGE-- THEY SAY WHILE UNDOCUMENTED- THE WORKERS ARE A BIG PART OF OUR COMMUNITY.

Isabel Sousa , Florida immigrant coalition

:07 "A lot of the workers don't even know what happened to them. They are getting charges against them they don't understand. "

ON CAM

SUPPORTERS TELL US WHILE MOST BONDED OUT OF JAIL-- SOME ARE STILL IN CUSTODY AND HAVE IMMIGRATION HOLDS.

I SPOKE TO SOME OF THE WORKERS THAT WERE ARRESTED-- THEY TELL ME THE RAID WAS SCARY AND TRAUMATIZING.

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TAMMY HALL LOOK AHEAD-OC SS VO


LOOKING AHEAD. FORMER LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER TAMMY HALL IS SCHEDULED TO BE RELEASED FROM FEDERAL PRISON THIS WEEK.

ACCORDING TO THE BUREAU OF PRISONS, SHE'LL BE RELEASED TOMORROW.

HALL'S BEEN AT A FACILITY NORTH OF ORLANDO SINCE MID-FEBRUARY.

HALL ADMITTED TO MISUSING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS OF CAMPAIGN FUNDS.

NEXT. SHE'LL SERVE 90 DAYS OF HOUSE ARREST AND HAS TO COMPLETE 250 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE. Return to index of stories...


FM SALVATION ARMY FOLO-OC VO-WIPE


MEMBERS OF THE SALVATION ARMY CHURCH IN FORT MYERS ARE HOPING THEIR CHURCH WILL BE REBUILT QUICKLY.

SUNDAY SERVICES WERE HELD IN A DIFFERENT LOCATION AFTER A WOMAN CRASHED HER SUV INTO THE CHURCH SATURDAY MORNING.

THE DRIVER WASN'T SERIOUSLY INJURED.

SHE BLAMED BRAKE FAILURE FOR THE CRASH.

CHURCH LEADERS ARE THANKFUL NO ONE WAS INSIDE AT THE TIME. Return to index of stories...


FM HAITIAN CHURCH FOLLOW-VOTOPS


IT'S BEEN NEARLY FOUR MONTHS SINCE A CAR PLOWED INTO A DIFFERENT FORT

MYERS CHURCH.

MEMBERS OF THE SECOND HATIAN BAPTIST ON CENTRAL AVENUE ARE BACK IN THEIR CHURCH HOME.

A CAR DROVE INTO THE BUILDING ON EASTER, SENDING 18-PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL.

THE WALL IS REPAIRED BUT ONE SECTION OF THE CHURCH IS STILL CLOSED OFF. Return to index of stories...


FM HIT & RUN ARREST-OC SS VO-WIPE


THE WOMAN CHARGED IN A DEADLY NORTH FORT MYERS HIT AND RUN IS STILL IN JAIL TODAY.

POLICE SAY JACQUELINE HOGAN LEFT THE SCENE AND TRIED TO COVER UP WHAT HAPPENED. BY WASHING THE BLOOD OFF HER CAR, AND GETTING RID OF HER BROKEN WINDSHIELD.

POLICE SAY SHE FIRST LIED TO THEM ABOUT BEING AT THE SCENE, RUNNING OVER A MAN AND LEAVING HIM IN THE STREET TO DIE.

NBC-2 WAS THE ONLY MEDIA IN THE COURTROOM WHEN HOGAN SAW THE JUDGE FOR THE FIRST TIME SUNDAY.

HOGAN WAS ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO THE DEATH OF THOMAS DE-SOTO.

POLICE SAY A TIP LED THEM TO HER HOME.

DEPUITIES SAY HOGAN AND HER BOYFRIEND EVENTUALLY CONFESSED TO BEING IN THE AREA. Return to index of stories...


FM HIT & RUN ARREST-SOTVO


Jerry Schmitt, Neighbors for about 30 years

02:10:14 "You should have never left the scene and you should have stayed there and took the punishment that was coming." 02:10:18

HOGAN'S BOYFRIEND HAS NOT BEEN ARRESTED,

HER NEXT COURT APPEAREANCE IS NEXT MONTH.

COUNT ON NBC-2 TO BE THERE. Return to index of stories...


FM FATAL MOTORCYCLE-OC VO


POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED THE VICTIM IN A DEADLY MOTORCYCLE CRASH OVER THE WEEKEND.

32 YEAR OLD LOUIS VAL DI-VALENTINE WAS KILLED SATURDAY MORNING.

THE CRASH ALSO HAPPENED ON FOWLER STREET, AT THE INTERSECTION OF NORTH AIRPORT ROAD.

POLICE ARE STILL INVESTIGATING WHAT LED UP TO THE CRASH. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER PREGNANT HIT & RUN-OC SS


AN ARGUMENT IN COLLIER COUNTY COULD HAVE EASILY TAKEN THE LIFE OF A PREGNANT WOMEN.

DEPUTIES SAY CHRISTINA SOURIAC WAS ARGUING WHEN SHE JUMPED IN HER CAR AND BACKED OVER THE PREGNANT WOMAN.

WITNESSES SAY SHE TRIED TO RUN OVER HER *AGAIN, BEFORE DRIVING AWAY.

SOURIAC IS NOW CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED BATTERY. Return to index of stories...


SWFL MOST WANTED ARREST-OC SS


ONE OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST WANTED CRIMINALS IS BACK BEHIND BARS.

SATURDAY. U-S MARSHALS ARRESTED BRUCE MARTIN OF FORT MYERS.

LAW ENFORCEMENT FOUND HIM HIDING OUT WITH HIS GIRLFRIEND.

HE WAS ON THE RUN FOR SEVERAL WEEKS.

MARTIN WAS ORIGINALLY ARRESTED IN APRIL FOR SELLING COCAINE. BUT WAS WANTED AGAIN FOR VIOLATING HIS PROBATION.

HE WENT TO COURT THIS WEEKEND.

HIS GIRLFRIEND JOHANA DELROSA WAS ALSO ARRESTED.

BOTH ARE IN THE HENDRY COUNTY JAIL RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


WATER SHUT OFF-OC CG


AN ALERT TO PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE BIMINI BASIN AREA OF CAPE CORAL.

WATER SERVICE WILL BE SHUT OFF UNTIL 4 O'CLOCK TODAY.

THIS SHUTOFF WILL AFFECT ABOUT 192 HOMES IN THE SOUTHEAST CAPE AREA AROUND THE BASIN.

THE REASON. UTILITY CREWS NEED TO DO SOME VALVE WORK TO MINIMIZE ANY FUTURE WATERLINE BREAKS.

ONCE THE WATER IS TURNED BACK ON, a BOIL WATER NOTICE WILL BE IN EFFECT. Return to index of stories...


FL SHARK BITE FOLLOW-OC SS VO


FROM WADING IN THE WATER, TO FENDING OFF A SHARK!

A 10 YEAR OLD GIRL WAS IN THE WATER ALONG FLORIDA'S EAST COAST.

WHEN THE SHARK BIT HER FOOT AND ANKLE.

THE GIRL WAS IN SHALLOW WATER WHEN IT HAPPENED.

BYSTANDERS HEARD HER SCREAMING AND HELPED CARRY HER TO SHORE.

THE LITTLE GIRL WAS TAKEN TO A NEARBY HOSPITAL.

DOCTORS SAY, SHE'S EXPECTED TO BE O-K. Return to index of stories...


PALM BEACH PLANE CRASH-TRX VOTOPS


A PLANE HEADED FOR HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA GOES DOWN. SENDING THE PILOT TO THE HOSPITAL.

AN INVESTGATION IS LOOKING INTO THE PLANE CRASH IN PALM BEACH COUNTY.

THE F-A-A SAYS THE SMALL PLANE WAS HEADED TO AN AIPORT SUNDAY. WHEN THE PILOT REPORTED ENGINE PROBLEMS.

CREWS LATER FOUND THE PLANE UPSIDE DOWN.

THE PILOT OVERSHOT THE RUNWAY.

RIGHT NOW HE'S RECOVERING AT A NEARBY HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


ATLANTIC BEACH BUILDING INTO STORE-OC VO-WIPE


RUNNING FROM A HIT AND RUN CRASH. ONLY TO CAUSE *ANOTHER CRASH.

IT WAS ALL CAUGHT ON CAMERA IN ATLANTIC BEACH NEAR JACKSONVILLE.

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS A WHITE S-U-V SLAMMING INTO THE STORE FRONT.

POLICE TELL US THE SUSPECT IN A HIT AND RUN WAS BEHIND THE WHEEL WHEN THE CAR HIT A BUMP, WENT AIRBORNE, AND BARRELED INTO THE SHOP.

POLICE SAY THE S-U-V WAS GOING ABOUT 75 MILES AN HOUR AT THE TIME. Return to index of stories...


ATLANTIC BEACH BUILDING INTO STORE-SOTVO


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GULF COAST HOMEMADE BOAT-OC VO-WIPE


ONE MAN IS TRAVELING ALL THE WAY DOWN THE FLORIDA GULF COAST, IN A BOAT HE MADE HIMSELF.

IT'S A 680 MILE TRIP FOR LEE YOUNG.

HE STARTED IN CENTRAL FLORIDA.

OUR PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS TELL US SAY HE CONSTRUCTED THE HUCKLEBERRY STYLE BOAT, AND HAS BEEN TRAVELING FOR A MONTH SO FAR.

THE 62 YEAR OLD ARTIST AND WRITER SAYS THIS TRIP IS ALL ABOUT SEARCHING FOR THE LIFE OF FLORIDA THAT'S QUOTE "ALL BUT GONE TODAY"

LEE SAYS HE ONLY NEEDS A FEW THINGS TO TRAVEL. Return to index of stories...


GULF COAST HOMEMADE BOAT-SOTVO


I built that boat with this pipe. I sit there thinking of what I want to do while smoking the pipe and get up and do it.

YOUNG'S FINAL STOP WILL BE IN FLAMINGO, NEAR EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK.

HE'S SHARING HIS JOURNEY ON HIS FACEBOOK PAGE AND WEBSITE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2SHOT


A TOWN BREAKS LOOSE AFTER AN UNARMED TEEN IS ALLEGEDLY KILLED BY AN OFFICER.

PROTESTS TURN VIOLENT, AND LOOTING ENSUES.

NBC-2 TAKES YOU TO ABOSULTE MAYHEM, AND THE STORY THAT STARTED IT ALL.

AND YOU MIGHT BE USING IT, TO SOOTH THE PAIN OF YOUR TEETHING BABY.

BUT IT TURNS OUT, IT COULD BE DEADLY.

A WARNING ALL PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT -- COMING UP NEXT. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) FERGUSON MO UNREST-VOTOPS


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TZ1 B) TEETHING BABIES-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


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


TEETHING BABIES-TRX BUBBA


IF YOU HAVE A BABY AT HOME, LISTEN UP!

RIGHT NOW THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION IS ISSUING A WARNING ABOUT PAIN MEDICATION USED FOR TEETHING.

OFFICIALS ARE WORRIED ABOUT SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS. EVEN DEATH.

NBC'S BARBARA MORSE SILVA REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


TEETHING BABIES-PKG


ON AVERAGE, EXPERTS SAY CHILDREN GET ONE NEW TOOTH A MONTH BETWEEN THE AGES OF 6 MONTHS AND 3 YEARS. A CRY IS SOMETIMES AN INDICATOR.

BUT KNOW THIS.

"Teething is a normal process. Babies teethe often without us even noticing it."

BUT WHEN PARENTS DO NOTICE IT, THEY WANT TO MAKE IT BETTER. THEY MAY REACH FOR A MEDICATED TOPICAL NUMBING GEL.

"I think the overall upshot is babies should probably not have medicine for teething pain."

FLANAGAN, THE INTERIM PEDIATRICIAN-IN-CHIEF AT HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, SAID IT'S GOTTEN TO THE POINT WHERE THE FDA IS TAKING A STAND.

"At the end of June, the FDA came out with a new warning against lidocaine -- 2 percent lidocaine -- which is prescription medicine that's quite often prescribed for babies who are teething but should not be."

AND IT'S NOT JUST PRESCRIPTION LIDOCAINE. IT'S OVER-THE-COUNTER BENZOCAINE, WHICH COMES IN ONE STRENGTH FOR ADULTS AND ANOTHER ONE FOR BABIES.

THE FDA ISSUED A WARNING ABOUT THESE PRODUCTS THREE YEARS AGO. THE PROBLEM IS THIS: IF THESE NUMBING TOPICALS ARE USED INAPPROPRIATELY OR TOO OFTEN -- REMEMBER THE NUMBING EFFECTS LAST ONLY MINUTES -- THERE CAN BE CONSEQUENCES.

"Those children can have seizures, confusion, heart abnormalities and there were several deaths."

FLANAGAN SAID PARENTS ARE BETTER OFF USING NATURAL REMEDIES.

"A cool teething ring or even a washcloth that you put in the refrigerator, not the freezer, but if you can have a cool wash cloth that you dampen and put in the refrigerator, kids can suck on it and it can be a very soothing thing for them." Return to index of stories...


TEETHING BABIES-BUBBA


PARENTS CAN ALSO RUB OR MASSAGE BABY'S GUMS WITH A FINGER TO HELP SOOTHE THE TEETHING PAIN. Return to index of stories...


CONCUSSIONS-TRX VO IN PLASMA VO


AS HEAD INJURIES STAY IN THE HEADLINES FOR PROFESSIONAL AND SCHOOL SPORTS, WE'RE LEARNING WHAT KIND OF CONCUSSIONS ARE CAUSING DAMAGE.

A NEW STUDY REVEALS INJURIES AT THE TOP OF THE HEAD ARE MORE LIKELY TO CAUSE A LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS.

THE SYMPTOMS AND LENGTH OF TIME TO RETURN TO COMPETITION. WERE THE *SAME FOR IMPACTS AT THE FRONT, SIDE OR TOP OF THE HEAD.

BUT THEY FOUND MORE PLAYERS DID LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS WHEN THEY WERE HIT AT THE TOP OF THE HEAD.

LEARNING THE PROPER TACKLING TECHNIQUE CAN HELP MINIMIZE INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


BREAST CANCER EXERCISE-TRX VOTOPS


GETTING ACTIVE CAN HELP OLDER WOMEN DECREASE THEIR RISK OF BREAST CANCER.

A NEW STUDY FOUND POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN WHO WALKED AT LEAST FOUR HOURS A WEEK OVER THE PAST FOUR YEARS, WERE 10-PERCENT LESS LIKELY TO DEVELOP INVASIVE BREAST CANCER THAN WOMEN WHO EXERCISED LESS.

BUT KEEPING THIS LEVEL OF ACTIVITY WAS KEY.

WOMEN WHO EXERCISED EARLIER IN LIFE BUT WERE LESS ACTIVE OVER THE PAST FOUR YEARS, DID NOT SHOW A LOWER CANCER RISK. Return to index of stories...


FAMILY FIELD DAY-OC CG


THIS WEEK MARKS NATIONAL HEALTH CENTER WEEK. AND THE HEALTH CARE NETWORK OF SOUTWEST FLORIDA IS OFFERING WAYS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO GET INVOLVED.

ON WEDNESDAY. ITS FAMILY FIELD DAY.

FROM 11 TO 2 YOU CAN TAKE PART IN HEALTH SCREENINGS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES AT THE MARION E FETHER MEDICAL CENTER.

THERE WILL ALSO BE ANOTHER CELEBRATION ON THURSDAY AT THE GOLDEN GATE COMMUNITY CENTER. Return to index of stories...


FREE KIDS SUMMER MOVIE-CGTOPS


YOU CAN ENJOY WHAT'S LEFT OF THE SUMMER BY TAKING IN A MOVIE!

PARENT GET THE KIDS TOGETHER FOR A FREE MOVIE AT PARAGON PAVILION IN NAPLES.

THIS WEEK'S MOVIE IS RIO 2.

YOU CAN CATCH IT TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY STARTING AT 10 A-M. Return to index of stories...


POWER PLAYLIST-2SH NATVO


WHAT SONG, GETS YOU PUMPED UP?

CHAD AD LIB ANSWER

PLENTY OF US HAVE A FAVORITE SONG OR PLAYLIST WE USE WHEN WE WORK OUT.

WELL RESEARCH SHOWS, THAT CERTAIN MUSIC MAY REALLY MAKE US FEEL MORE POWERFUL.

RESEARCHERS TESTED 31 DIFFERENT MUSICAL SELECTIONS.

GENRES INCLUDED EVERYTHING FROM HEAVY METAL TO PUNK ROCK TO HIP HOP.

THEY FOUND THAT MUSIC WITH HIGH LEVELS OF BASS MADE PARTICIPANTS FEEL MORE DOMINANT AND POWERFUL. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-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.LIMITED RAIN CHANCES TODAY

Even though there is still plenty of humidity in the lower levels of the atmosphere, making it feel hotter than the temperatures actually are, the mid and upper levels of our atmosphere are relatively drier.

This wedge of relatively drier air will greatly limit our rain chances today and the next couple of days. Usually we are tracking lots of afternoon storm activity this time of year, so this is not your typical Southwest Florida weather.

Winds will be coming in from the south-southwest and could give us just a very stray shower near the coast this morning, especially on the southern end of the area. Then in the afternoon, there will be just a few isolated storms. Those storms will be aimed toward the inland areas. That pattern will continue for tomorrow, too.

With less rain on the radar, temperatures should again be able to soar this afternoon reaching to 94 for the official high at Page Field in Fort Myers.

Beaches will be just a couple of degrees cooler and inland areas a degree or 2 hotter. We will keep highs in the lower 90s through the week and rain chances will start to increase later in the week.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active or expected to develop in the next 48 hours in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico or Caribbean Sea.

However, a tropical wave just off the coast of Africa will be monitored closely this week for some possible development. Forecast models show this disturbance moving due westward across the Atlantic this week.

The National Hurricane Center has given this area a 30 percent chance of development in the next five days. As always, we will be tracking it and will keep you updated on-air and online. Return to index of stories...


FERGUSON MO PROTESTS-TRX EBOXES


PROTESTS TURN VIOLENT IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI.

THIS ALL BREAKING OUT AFTER THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 18 YEAR OLD MICHAEL BROWN BY A POLICE OFFICER.

NBC'S JOHN YANG REPORTS FROM FERGUSON, MISSOURI WITH THE LATEST DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


FERGUSON MO PROTESTS-PKG


WELL IT WAS A CHAOTIC OVERNIGHT HERE IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI, POLICE REPORT 32 ARRESTS MOSTLY FOR LOOTING.

AT ABOUT A DOZEN STORES LIKE THIS ONE. THIS ONE SET ON FIRE.

ALL OF THIS, THE OUTRAGE AND ANGER OVER THE POLICE SHOOTING DEATH OF.

18-YEAR OLD MICHAEL BROWN.

BROWN, POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE, WAS UNARMED. THEY ARE GIVING AS MANY DETAILS AS THEY CAN ABOUT OF THE SHOOTING BUT THAT'S NOT MANY.

THEY SAY THE CONFRONTATION BEGAN WITH AN ASSAULT INSIDE THE POLICE CRUISER. A STRUGGLE FOR THE GUN THEY SAY INSIDE THE CRUISER.

ONE SHOT WAS FIRED INSIDE THE POLICE CAR, DIDN'T HIT ANYBODY.

THEY SAY THE STRUGGLE THEN SPILLED OUT INTO THE STREET AND THAT'S WHERE MICHAEL BROWN WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES AND KILLED ABOUT MID-DAY ON SATURDAY.

THEY SAY THEY DON'T KNOW WHY THE ENCOUNTER BEGAN. WHY THE POLICE AND BROWN CAME TOGETHER ON THAT STREET.

THEY DON'T KNOW EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED INSIDE THAT CAR.

AND THEY ARE STILL TRYING TO DETERMINE ALL THESE DETAILS.

THAT HAS LED TO A LOT OF ANGER AND SKEPTICISM IN THIS COMMUNITY OVER THE POLICE VERSION OF THE ACCOUNT.

AND THAT'S WHAT BOILED OVER AND DEVELOPED INTO THIS.

BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


FERGUSON MO UNREST-TRX EBOXES


VIOLENCE HAS ERUPTED IN THE STREETS OF A ST. LOUIS SUBURB FOLLOWING AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF AN UNARMED AFRICAN AMERICAN TEENAGER.

NBC'S JAY GRAY HAS MORE. Return to index of stories...


FERGUSON MO UNREST-PKG


--NATS OF STREET SCENE--

CROWDS GATHERED IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI SUNDAY NIGHT. TO MARCH FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE.

BUT THEIR VIGIL. QUICKLY TURNED VIOLENT.

--MORE NATS--

DOZENS OF POLICE OFFICERS FROM ST. LOUIS AND SURROUNDING AREAS RUSHED IN.

-NATS SHOUTING

AS AN ANGRY MOB LIT FIRES. AND LOOTED LOCAL BUSINESSES.

FRUSTRATION BOILING OVER AFTER MICHAEL BROWN. AN UNARMED 18-YEAR-OLD. WAS SHOT AND KILLED DURING A STRUGGLE WITH A FERGUSON

POLICE OFFICER SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

THE PROTESTORS TRIED TO PUSH THROUGH BARRICADES -- BUT A LINE OF OFFICERS IN RIOT GEAR HELD THEIR GROUND.

THE VIOLENCE CONTINUED LATE INTO THE NIGHT.

WHILE CIVIC LEADERS CALLED FOR CALM. AND PROMISED JUSTICE. AS THE INVESTIGATION INTO BROWN'S DEATH CONTINUES.

JAY GRAY, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


FERGUSON MO UNREST-OC


RIGHT NOW, THERE ARE NO IMMEDIATE REPORTS OF INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


RABBI KILLED FAMILY REAX-OC VO-WIPE


ALL NEW DETAILS RIGHT NOW. AFTER A RABBI WAS SHOT AND KILLED WHILE WALKING TO A SOUTH FLORIDA SYNAGOGUE.

POLICE SAY THEY HAVE DO LEADS IN THE DEATH OF 60-YEAR-OLD JOSEPH RAKSIN OF NEW YORK.

HE WAS VISITING HIS DAUGHTER IN NORTH MIAMI BEACH WHEN HE WAS KILLED SATURDAY MORNING.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE WAS APPROACHED BY TWO MEN.

THERE WAS AN ARGUMENT. AND THEN ONE OF THEM PULLED THE TRIGGER.

RAKSIN'S FAMILY SAYS HE WAS TARGETED FOR BEING JEWISH. Return to index of stories...


RABBI KILLED FAMILY REAX-SOTVO


"He was a very quiet person. He would never. If someone came and said, give me your money, he would say, take everything you want. Take my jacket. Check my pockets. He would never run. He wasn't that type of person."

RIGHT NOW POLICE SAY THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THIS WAS A HATE CRIME. BUT ARE NOT RULING IT *OUT AS A MOTIVE. Return to index of stories...


AARON HERNANDEZ-OC VO


TODAY A FORMER FLORIDA GATOR STAR AND NEW ENGLAND PATRIOT AARON HERNANDEZ IS IN COURT.

HE'LL GO IN FRONT OF A JUDGE, FOR HIS INVOLVEMENT IN A DOUBLE MURDER.

IN JULY 2012 TWO MEN WERE SHOT TO DEATH.

HERNANDEZ IS ALSO FACING A SEPARATE MURDER CHARGE FOR A DIFFERENT SHOOTING. Return to index of stories...


WA 6YO KILLED-OC VO


A 17-YEAR-OLD BOY ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING AND KILLING A 6-YEAR-OLD WASHINGTON STATE GIRL IS DUE IN COURT TODAY.

AUTHORITIES HAVE NOT RELEASED THE NAME OF THE TEEN. WHO'S ACCUSED OF KILLING JENISE WRIGHT.

HER BODY WAS FOUND LAST THURSDAY. DAYS AFTER SHE DISAPPEARED FROM HER HOME IN A MOBILE HOME PARK IN KITSAP COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


WA CLE ELUM FIRE-TRX VOTOPS


IN WASHINGTON STATE A FAST MOVING FIRE HAS BURNED 400 ACRES.

THIS IS NEAR INTERSTATE-90.

FIFTEEN HOMEOWNERS HAVE BEEN WARNED THEY MAY HAVE TO EVACUATE.

SO FAR NO DAMAGE OR INJURIES HAVE BEEN REPORTED. Return to index of stories...


CA NORTHERN FIRE-VOTOPS


AND IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, AN 85-HUNDRED ACRE FIRE IS BURNING NORTH OF SAN FRANCISCO.

RIGHT NOW THOUSANDS OF FIREFIGHTERS ON THE GROUND TRYING TO GET CONTROL OF IT RIGHT NOW.

SEVERAL FIREFIGHTERS HAVE BEEN INJURED BATTLING THE BLAZE.

SIX COMMUNITIES HAVE BEEN EVACUATED, AND DOZENS OF STRUCTURES ARE THREATENED.

FIRE CREWS SAY A LIGHTNING STRIKE SPARKED THE FIRE LATE LAST WEEK. Return to index of stories...


GAZA FIGHTING BLAST-OC NATVO


ANOTHER 72-HOUR CEASE FIRE IS UNDERWAY RIGHT NOW BETWEEN ISRAEL AND HAMAS.

THE STOP WAS MADE OFFICIAL SUNDAY NIGHT. BUT NOT BEFORE A DAY OF SIGNIFICANT VIOLENCE.

REPORTER MARTIN SAVIDGE WAS READY FOR A LIVE SHOT WHEN AN AIR STRIKE HIT A LITTLE TOO CLOSE.

**explosion happens behind reporter**

THERE WAS EVEN ANOTHER BLAST THAT FOLLOWED THAT ONE.,

THE CEASE FIRE IS STILL IN PLACE after THE DEAL WAS WORKED OUT IN CAIRO.

NBC-2 WILL WORK TO FIND OUT ANY PEACE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS, IF THINGS ARE ABLE TO ADVANCE TO THAT POINT. Return to index of stories...


GAZA TEEN TWITTER-OC VO-WIPE


ONE PALESTINIAN TEEN IS GETTING A HUGE TWITTER FOLLOWING, BECAUSE OF HER FIRST ACCOUNT POSTS.

SHE TWEETED WHAT SHE SAW WHEN BOMBS WERE FALLING ON GAZA CITY.

NOW SHE'S GOT MORE THAN 166-THOUSAND FOLLOWERS. Return to index of stories...


GAZA TEEN TWITTER-SOTVO


"I'm trying to do something special. Most of the television and radio says how many people died, and what they bombed, and what is happening. I'm trying to tell the world what I feel and what is happening in my area.

SIXTEEN YEAR-OLD FARAH BAKER LIVES NEAR GAZA CITY'S SHIFA HOSPITAL WHERE HER FATHER IS A SURGEON.

SHE SAYS SHE WORRIES ABOUT HER HOUSE GETTING HIT ON A DAILY BASIS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-TRX


A MOTHER NOW LIVES WITHOUT HER SON, AFTER HE WAS LEFT IN A HOT CAR.

HER HUSBAND, CHARGED WITH MURDER.

NEXT, WILL THE MOTHER BE PAINTED AS A VICTIM?

OR THE SUSPECT?

NBC-2 FINDS OUT COMING UP ON NBC-2 NEWS AT NOON. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) HOT CAR MOM DEATH-VOTOPS


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HOT CAR DEATH MOM-TRX 2SH-PUSH


THE MOTHER OF THE GEORGIA TODDLER WHO DIED INSIDE A HOT S-U-V IS SPEAKING OUT ON NBC-2.

AND HER ATTORNEY SAYS IT APPEARS PROSECUTORS ARE CONSIDERING HER MORE OF A "VICTIM". THAN A SUSPECT.

NBC'S GABE GUTIERREZ HAS THE LATEST ON THIS CASE. Return to index of stories...


HOT CAR DEATH MOM-PKG


LEANNA HARRIS NOW SAYS SHE LIVES A "TORTURED EXISTENCE."

"The death of my son is still unreal." SHE WRITES."Not a moment goes by when I don't think about him or what our future would have held."

HER COMMENTS.IN VICTIM IMPACT FORMS THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE RECENTLY SENT.

HER ATTORNEY SAYS THE DOCUMENTS SUGGEST SHE'S NOT A SUSPECT IN HER SON'S DEATH.

SOT: "she's the victim of a crime. And it indicates to me that they're looking at her in that regard."

HER HUSBAND.ROSS HARRIS.WAS CHARGED WITH MURDER IN JUNE.AFTER POLICE SAY HE INTENTIONALLY LEFT HIS 22-MONTH-OLD SON COOPER TO DIE INSIDE A SCORCHING S-U-V.THE SAME DAY HE WAS "SEXTING" WITH MULTIPLE WOMEN.

HE'S PLEADED NOT GUILTY.SAYING HE ACCIDENTALLY FORGOT TO DROP COOPER OFF AT DAYCARE.

HIS WIFE.FILLING OUT THOSE VICTIM IMPACT FORMS.WROTE.

"Whatever issues that transpired in our marriage is between God and us, for He will judge those moral sins."

STAND-UP: "The district attorney's office here called it standard procedure. A spokeswoman tells NBC News the office is required by law to send those forms to all victims or their next of kin."

SOT: "This is not a statement by the district attorney's office that she's been cleared."

THOUGH SHE'S NEVER BEEN NAMED A SUSPECT OR CHARGED WITH ANY CRIME.

PUBLIC SCRUTINY OF LEANNA HARRIS INTENSIFIED.AFTER THIS TESTIMONY ABOUT A CONVERSATION SHE HAD WITH HER HUSBAND.

SOT: 14:01:12

"she had him sit down and she just looked at him and said: did you say too much?"

HER LAWYER WON'T DISCUSS HER SPECIFIC COMMENTS.BUT INSISTS.

SOT: 19;48;23;28 "She had absolutely nothing to do with this."

AND SHE'S STILL STANDING BY HER HUSBAND.

"Ross was a wonderful father." SHE WRITES. "I know without a doubt he would never have knowingly allowed any harm to come to our son."

FOR TODAY, GABE GUTIERREZ, NBC NEWS, MARIETTA, GEORGIA. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2SHOT


SHE SAYS SHE WAS SLEEPING, WHEN HER TWO YOUNG CHILDREN SNUCK OUT OF THE HOME, AND WENT MISSING FOR HOURS.

NOW WE'RE LEARNING WHAT'S NEXT FOR THE MOTHER, WHO HAS A LENGTHY HISTORY WITH CHILD SERVICES.

HER SENTENCE, UP NEXT.

PLUS -- IT WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

WHEN ONE RACER APPEARS TO HIT A NOTHER, LEAVING HIM DEAD ON A DIRT ROAD TRACK.

NOW WE'RE LEARNING WHO IS COMING TO THE DRIVER, TONY STEWART'S DEFENSE. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) RACHEL DAVIS-VOTOPS


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TZ3 B) TONY STEWART DEADLY CRASH-VOTOPS


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DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS


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OPEN 12:30-CLIP


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ferguson mo news conference-VOTOPS SAT25


PROTESTS TURN VIOLENT IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI.

THIS ALL BREAKING OUT AFTER THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 18 YEAR OLD MICHAEL BROWN BY A POLICE OFFICER.

RIGHT NOW, A PRESS CONFERENCE IS TAKING PLACE, AS POLICE SHARE THEIR LATEST INFORMATION IN THE INVESTIGATION.

LET'S TAKE A LIVE LISTEN TO THAT PRESS CONFERENCE, UNDERWAY IN FERGUSON. Return to index of stories...


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RACHEL DAVIS PLEADS GUILTY-TRX OC SS VO


ALL NEW ON NBC-2 NEWS AT 12-30.

TWO KIDS WENT MISSING, SENDING SEVERAL AGENCIES OUT ON A HUNT IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

TODAY WE'RE FINDING OUT THE SENTENCE OF THE MOTHER, WHO WAS HOME WHEN THEY ESCAPED IN ESTERO.

RACHEL DAVIS PLEAD GUILTY TO ONE COUNT OF CHILD NEGLECT, PLUS 5 YEARS OF PROBATION TODAY.

SHE MUST ATTEND PARENTING CLASSES, COMPLETE DCF'S CUSTODY PLAN, AND GET AN EVALUATION IN THE NEXT MONTH.

SHE SAYS SHE WAS SLEEPING, WHEN 3 YEAR OLD INNOCENCE AND 2 YEAR OLD CASPIAN LEFT THE MOBILE HOME BACK IN JUNE.

AFTER AN ALL DAY SEARCH. RESCUERS FOUND THEM. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO COUNTY INMATE-OC VO OC


THIS WEEK THE TRIAL CONTINUES FOR TWO DESOTO COUNTY CORRECTIONS OFFICERS. ACCUSED OF BEATING AN INMATE.

IN FORT MYERS, STEVEN RIZZA AND JONATHAN MAUSE ARE ACCUSED OF BRUTALLY BEATING JODY HOLLAND LAST MAY.

THEY ARE ALSO ACCUSED OF TRYING TO COVER IT UP.

HOLLAND CLAIMS STEVEN RIZZA SLAMMED HIS HEAD INTO A WALL, CHOKED HIM AND PUNCHED HIM.

SO FAR THE JURY HAS HEARD FROM 13 GOVERNMENT WITNESSES OVER 4 DAYS.

THE TRIAL PICKS BACK UP TOMORROW.

IT WILL LIKELY GO THROUGH NEXT WEEK.

TWO OTHER JAIL EMPLOYEES ARE SERVING TIME FOR THEIR ROLE IN THE BEATING.

A FIFTH DEPUTY WAS FIRED.

TRIAL IS UNDERWAY FOR TWO DESOTO COUNTY CORRECTIONS OFFICERS.

THEY'RE ACCUSED OF BRUTALLY BEATING AN INMATE IN MAY OF 2013. THEN TRYING TO COVER IT UP.

JODY HOLLAND CLAIMS STEVEN RIZZA SLAMMED HIS HEAD INTO A WALL, CHOKED AND PUNCHED HIM.

YOU CAN SEE HIS BRUISING HERE.

OFFICER JONATHAN MAUSA IS ON TRIAL FOR LYING TO INVESTIGATORS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY A WIDESPREAD COVER UP FOLLOWED THE ATTACK.

HOLLAND WAS IN JAIL FOR VIOLATING A RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST HIS THEN-FIANCE.

SHE WAS A COUNTY JAIL NURSE.

TWO OTHER JAIL EMPLOYEES ARE SERVING TIME FOR THEIR ROLE IN THE BEATING.

A FIFTH DEPUTY WAS FIRED.

ALSO NEXT WEEK, THE TRIAL RESUMES FOR TWO DESOTO COUNTY CORRECTIONS OFFICERS ACCUSED OF BRUTALLY BEATING AN INMATE LAST MANY.

STEVEN RIZZA AND JOHNATHAN MAUSA ARE ALSO ACCUSED OF TRYING TO COVER IT UP.

JODY HOLLAND CLAIMS RIZZA SLAMMED HIS HEAD INTO A WALL, CHOKED HIM AND PUNCHED HIM.

SO FAR THE JURY HAS

TWO OTHER JAIL EMPLOYEES ARE SERVING TIME FOR THEIR ROLE IN THE BEATING.

A FIFTH DEPUTY WAS FIRED.

COUNT ON NBC-2 TO LET YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS IN THE TRIAL. Return to index of stories...


TONY STEWART DEADLY CRASH-TRX OC VO-WIPE


RIGHT NOW, POLICE SAY THERE WAS NO CRIMINAL INTENT WHEN TONY STEWART HIT AND KILLED ANOTHER DRIVER AT AN UPSTATE NEW YORK DIRT TRACK THIS WEEKEND.

HERE'S THE AMATEUR VIDEO LEADING UP TO THE MOMENT OF IMPACT.

IT SHOWS KEVIN WARD JR.'S SPRINT CAR HITTING A WALL DURING LAP 14, AFTER APPARENTLY BEING CUT OFF BY TONY STEWART'S CAR.

WARD THEN EXITS HIS CAR AND WALKS ALONG THE TRACK.

WARD APPEARS ANGRY AS HE GESTURES WITH HIS HANDS.

AND A CAR SWERVES TO MISS HIM.

TONY STEWART'S CAR COMES CLOSE TO WARD, AND APPEARS TO HIT HIM. Return to index of stories...


TONY STEWART DEADLY CRASH-SOTVO OC


"The operator of the car that was struck was transported to Thompson hospital in Canandaigua by ambulance.

At the hospital the operator was pronounced dead on arrival."

TONY STEWART RELEASED A STATEMENT VIA NASCAR'S TWITTER ACCOUNT SUNDAY:

IT SAID IN PART.

"THERE AREN'T WORDS TO DESCRIBE THE SADNESS I FEEL ABOUT THE ACCIDENT THAT TOOK THE LIFE OF KEVIN WARD JR.

IT'S A VERY EMOTIONAL TIME FOR ALL INVOLVED."

POLICE SAY STEWART IS COOPERATING WITH THE INVESTIGATION, AND THAT NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED.

HE DECIDED NOT TO RACE IN THE CHEEZ-IT 3-55 SUNDAY.

WARD WAS IN HIS FIFTH SEASON RACING IN THE EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS SERIES.

MEANWHILE, CO-RACERS, ARE BACKING HIM UP. Return to index of stories...


JEFF BURTON DEFENDS STEWART-SOTTOPSVO


"I've known Tony for a long, long time. And no way in the world do I believe Tony Stewart hit Kevin on purpose. I don't believe that any piece of my body believe that. I just believe you see a tragic accident. I see a lot of emotion taking over. And I see a tragic accident. In which everybody has to deal with the end result.":

THAT WAS NASCAR DRIVER JEFF BURTON SPEAKING ABOUT THE INCIDENT AND TONY STEWART ON THE TODAY SHOW THIS MORNING.

BURTON SAYS THERE'S NO WAY STEWART MEANT TO HURT WARD. Return to index of stories...


CAPE LIGHTNING DETECTION-OC VO-WIPE


CAPE CORAL CITY LEADERS ARE MEETING WITH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TODAY.

THEY'LL DICSCUSS ADDING LIGHTNING DETECTORS TO SEVERAL PUBLIC AREAS.

THERE IS AN OBVIOUS BENEFIT OF THE EQUIPMENT. A WARNING THAT COULD SAVE A LIFE.

BUT NBC-2 FOUND OUT, THAT DOESN'T MEAN EVERYONE'S ON BOARD. Return to index of stories...


CAPE LIGHTNING DETECTION-SOT(2)VO


Grace

"I think they waste money on other things that are absolutely crazy, so something like that, we need."

Toni Zimmer / Cape Coral

Zimmer

"I don't think I need the city to spend money to remind me that I shouldn't be outside walking."

IT'S NOT JUST CAPE CORAL THAT'S EXPLORING THIS OPTION.

FORT MYERS BEACH LEADERS ARE ALSO LOOKING AT INSTALLING SIMILAR SYSTEMS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE LIGHTNING DETECTION-VOTOPS OC


THE DEBATE COMES FOLLOWING THE DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKE ON FORT MYERS BEACH LAST MONTH, WHICH KILLED SCOTT WILCOX.

THE STRIKE ALSO SERIOUSLY INJURED 14-YEAR-OLD ZAC LATAWIC AND HIS GIRLFRIEND WHEN THEY WERE WALKING ALONG THE BEACH.

a VOTE WILL LIKELY COME IN SEPTEMBER ON WHETHER TO INSTALL THE EQUIPMENT.

IT COULD COST UPWARDS OF 130-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING STRIKE PLAYPEN-OC SOTVO


AND SPEAKING OF LIGHTNING STRIKES. ONE HITS TOO CLOSE TO A CHILD'S PLAYPEN!

A CANADIAN FAMILY GOT QUITE A SCARE. WHEN IT TOUCHED DOWN JUST INCHES FROM WHERE THEIR YOUNGEST STAYED.

"I walked in the room, and the first thing that hit me was the smell of burnt plastic. And a haze of smoke was filling the room. So I just grabbed the baby, and yelled out 'fire!'

THE STRIKE LEFT SCORCH MARKS ALONG THE WALL AND BLEW OUT WIRING.

THE COUPLE SAYS IT EVEN LEFT A HOLE IN HER ONE-YEAR-OLD SON'S PLAY PEN.

AND CAN YOU BELIEVE IT. NO ONE. INCLUDING THE BABY. WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


911 TEXTS AT FCC-OC VO


9-1-1 TEXTING MADE IT'S WAY TO PARTS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

BUT THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION WANTS TO SEE ITS PROGRESS ON A MUCH WIDER BASE.

THE F-C--C IS HOLDING AN OPEN MEETING TODAY.

THEY'LL DISCUSS A PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH DEADLINES FOR TEXT PROVIDERS TO OFFER THE 911 MESSAGE SYSTEM.

THE F-C-C ALSO WANTS COMMENTS ABOUT POTENTIAL IMPROVEMENTS TO CURRENT TEXT-TO-911 TECHNOLOGY.

THE SERVICES ARE ALREADY AVAILABLE FOR CUSTOMERS IN COLLIER COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


CONGRESSIONAL MAP DEADLINE-OC VO


TIME IS TICKING TO GET A NEW CONGRESSIONAL MAP RE-DRAWN.

STATE LEGISLATORS HAVE UNTIL FRIDAY TO MAKE IT HAPPEN.

SO FAR WE KNOW THE HOUSE AND SENATE COMMITTEES APPROVED REVISED CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.

THAT CLEARS THE WAY FOR A SET OF VOTES THAT WOULD BRING A SPECIAL SESSION TO AN END EARLY THIS WEEK.

WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS AS WE LOOK AHEAD TO A PRIMARY ELECTION LATER THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL COAST GUARD-TRX VOTOPS


A FISHING TRIP TURNS INTO A RESCUE MISSION IN THE GULF THIS WEEKEND.

COAST GUARD CREWS WENT MORE THAN 100-MILES WEST OF SANIBEL ISLAND TO RESCUE A MAN IN NEED OF MEDICAL HELP.

THE COAST GUARD HELICOPTER RESPONDED.

IT PICKED HIM UP WITH A RESCUE CABLE AND TOOK HIM TO A TAMPA HOSPITAL.

DOCTORS SAY HE'S IN STABLE CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


BONITA FIREFIGHTERS HONORED-OC VO


TODAY IN LEE COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS WILL RECEIVE THE DISTRICT'S MOST PRESTIGIOUS HONOR.

THE PHOENIX AWARD IS GOING TO FIREFIGHTERS WITH RESCUE 21 AND ENGINE 24 FOR SAVING THE LIVES OF PEOPLE IN BONITA SPRINGS.

THE CEREMONY WILL BE AT FIVE P-M AT FIRE STATION FOUR.

THE PHOENIX IS RECOGNIZED AS A SYMBOL OF EXCELLENCE. Return to index of stories...


SGT. WILSON TRIBUTE-OC SS


THIS WEEK, THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT WILL HONOR ONE OF THEIR OWN.

THE DEPARTMENT WILL RETIRE SERGEANT MICHAEL WILSON'S NUMBER BEFORE THE STONE CRABS GAME ON WEDNESDAY.

IT WAS SUPPOSED TO HAPPEN LAST WEEK, BUT THE GAME WAS CANCELLED BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER.

SERGEANT WILSON WAS KILLED WHILE RESPONDING TO A DOMESTIC DISPUTE. Return to index of stories...


AUG 12TH FIRE DRILLS-OC VO


RE-THINKING SAFETY AT SCHOOL.

A FINAL POLICY REVIEW IS TWEAKING FIRE DRILLS AT LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS.

NBC-2 INVESTIGATORS UNCOVERED FLAWS WITH THE SYSTEM, THAT NEEDED TO BE ADDRESSED.

THE NEW POLICY WILL REQUIRE TWO FIRE DRILLS WITHIN THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF SCHOOL.

THEN ALL REPORTS WILL GO INTO AN ONLINE DATABASE.

THERE'S A PUBLIC HEARING HAPPENING TOMORROW.

COUNT ON NBC-2 FOR COVERAGE. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO BLVD TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX SSTOPS


NOW TO AN NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT.

THERE'S SOME CONSTRUCTION WORK HAPPENING THIS WEEK ALONG FORT MYERS BEACH.

CREWS WILL BE WORKING UNDER BIG CARLOS PASS AT ESTERO BOULEVARD.

THE PROJECT SHOULD WRAP UP AUGUST 19TH.

ROADWATCH UPDATE

New Update August 1, 2014

Estero Boulevard at Big Carlos Pass - Fort Myers Beach: Century Link

will begin working on boring under Big Carlos Pass starting August 11th

and plan to be completed by August 19th, 2014.

Staging of equipment will begin the week of August 4th, 2014. Expect

some traffic delays in this area for equipment being moved around. If you

have any questions, contact Perry Prescott Jr, ElectriCom at 239-887-1244. Return to index of stories...


PLANTATION ROAD CLOSURE-CGTOPS


ALSO IN LEE COUNTY THIS WEEK.

PLANTATION ROAD WILL BE CLOSED IN FORT MYERS.

CREWS ARE WORKING ON A PROJECT TO IMPROVE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY NEAR DANILES PARKWAY.

TRAFFIC WILL BE DETOURED TO METRO PARKWAY AND COMMERCE PARK DRIVE.

THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO FINISH UP BY THE 18TH. Return to index of stories...


FM MIRACLE GAME MONDAY-OC CG


THE FORT MYERS MIRACLE ARE BACK AT HOME THIS WEEK!

THEY'LL PLAY SIX GAMES AGAINST ST. LUCIE AND PALM BEACH.

THE FIRST ONE IS ONE TOMORROW, AT 5:05 P.M.

AND REMEMBER THE GAMES ARE NOW AT JETBLUE PARK.

HAMMOND STADIUM IS SHUT DOWN FOR RENOVATIONS. Return to index of stories...


WYNONNA JUDD SWFL-CGTOPS


GET YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR COUNTRY SINGER WYNONNA JUDD.

SHE AND HER BAND ARE COMING TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IN DECEMBER. BUT TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE STARTING TODAY.

YOU'LL PAY ANYWHERE FROM 48 TO 68 DOLLARS

THE SHOW WILL BE DECEMBER 10TH AT THE BABARA B MANN PERFORMING ARTS HALL IN FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2SHOT


IT'S THE NATURAL WAY MOTHERS CAN FEED THEIR KIDS.

BUT CAN THEY STILL BREASTFEED, IF THEY'RE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A MARIJUANA.

NBC-2 LOOKS INTO THE FIRST CASE OF IT'S KIND, PUTTING BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS AND MARIJUANA AT ODDS.

AND YOU CAN'T KEEP THEM OFF THE ROAD.

BUT YOU CAN INSURE YOUR TEENS, FOR A BARAGIN.

NBC-2 FINDS OUT THE SECRETS TO SAVINGS, NEXT ON NBC-2 NEWS AT NOON. Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A) BREASTFEEDING AND MARIJUANA-VOTOPS


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TZ4 B) TEENAGE DRIVERS INSURANCE-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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UNIVERSITY WORK FORCE PROGRAM-TRX PLASMA


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS AT NOON.

WE SEND OUR KIDS TO SCHOOL, WITH THE HOPES THEY CAN GO ON TO GET A GREAT JOB.

WELL STATE UNIVERSITY LEADERS ARE GETTING TOGETHER TO DISCUSS A NEW GRANT PROGRAM KNOWN AS TARGETED EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT.

IT WORKS AT ALIGNING UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE DEGREES WITH THE STATE'S WORKFORCE NEEDS.

TOP OFFIVIALS FROM FLORIDA A&M, FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY AND OTHERS ARE ATTENDING TODAY'S MEETING. Return to index of stories...


BACK TO SCHOOL WEBROOMING-TRX OC


BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING CAN BE A COSTLY CHALLENGE FOR MANY PARENTS.

AND SEARCHING IN STORE AND ONLINE CAN HELP YOU GET THE LOWEST PRICE.

IN FACT. AS COURTNEY REAGAN REPORTS. YOUR COMPETITIVE LOOKING IS NOW TURNING INTO COMPETITIVE PRICING! Return to index of stories...


BACK TO SCHOOL WEBROOMING-PKG


VIDEO MAY HAVE KILLED THE RADIO STAR, BUT THE WEB HASN'T KILLED THE RETAIL STORE.IN FACT RECENT SURVEYS INDICATE, IT MAY BE HELPING.

"SHOW-ROOMING" -- CONSUMERS BROWSING IN-STORE, BUT BUYING ONLINE -- HAS DRIVEN RETAILERS LIKE BEST BUY AND TARGET TO PRICE MATCH BOTH PHYSICAL AND ONLINE COMPETITORS.

AND NOW, THE INITIATIVE MAY BE TURNING THE TREND TO "WEBROOMING" INSTEAD -- SHOPPERS BROWSING ONLINE, BUT BUYING IN-STORE.

ACCORDING TO SURVEYS FROM ACCENTURE AND THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF SHOPPING CENTERS, AROUND THREE-QUARTERS OF BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPERS PLAN TO RESEARCH PRODUCTS ONLINE FIRST, BUT WILL STILL BUY GOODS IN PHYSICAL STORES.

MAKING SURE THE ITEM IS IN-STOCK, SEEING AND TOUCHING THE PRODUCT, AND AVOIDING SHIPPING COSTS ARE AMONG THE TOP REASONS WHY CONSUMERS ARE WEB-ROOMING.

"Even if you're a retailer selling 5, 10, 15, 20 percent of your goods online, the converse of that is 80, 85, 90, 95% of goods are still being sold in store. So the store is very important and what we're seeing then is online, via the webrooming, is having a very big influence on the in store purchases. So you can't think about store and online as separate you have to think about how they influence each other"

The National Retail Federation forecasts the average family with children enrolled in grades K through 12 will spend $669, up 5% from last year. The average back-to-school spending for a college student is expected to rise 10% to $916. But the spending increase is more due to the fact that goods are pricier now and not necessarily about shoppers buying more.

STILL, FOR STORES AND ECOMMERCE ALIKE, THE FACT CONSUMERS ARE SPENDING IS WELCOME NEWS HEADING INTO THE ALL-IMPORTANT SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR.

COURTNEY REAGAN, CNBC. Return to index of stories...


VIRTUAL COLLEGE TOURS-OC SOTVO-WIPE


TAKE YOUR COLLEGE TOURS, WITHOUT THE TRAVELING!

INSTEAD OF GETTING ON A PLANE, GET THERE VIRTUALLY!

"Check out the ceiling, the paintings."

"And so this is all exactly how it's like?"

YOU'RE LOOKING AT OCULUS RIFT.

THE VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSET THAT CAN HELP YOU TOUR THE SCHOOOLS YOU'RE INTERESTED IN.

A WAY TO GET A TASTE OF WHAT'S OUT THERE, BEFORE YOU TAKE THE NEXT STEP TO VISIT YOURSELF! Return to index of stories...


VIRTUAL COLLEGE TOURS-SOTVO


"Our mission from the day we started the company is making a campus visit more attainable to students."

--BUTT SOT--

"We're not replacing the actual visit, we're making kids more excited about the actual visit."

IF YOU'RE NOT AN ATHLETE, THIS MIGHT BE THE CLOSEST YOU'RE GOING TO COME TO THE FOOTBALL FIELD.

BUT EXPERTS STILL SAY, THERE'S NOTHING LIKE AN *ACTUAL VISIT TO THE SCHOOL YOU'RE LOOKING TO ATTEND. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-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.LIMITED RAIN CHANCES TODAY

Even though there is still plenty of humidity in the lower levels of the atmosphere, making it feel hotter than the temperatures actually are, the mid and upper levels of our atmosphere are relatively drier.

This wedge of relatively drier air will greatly limit our rain chances today and the next couple of days. Usually we are tracking lots of afternoon storm activity this time of year, so this is not your typical Southwest Florida weather.

Winds will be coming in from the south-southwest and could give us just a very stray shower near the coast this morning, especially on the southern end of the area. Then in the afternoon, there will be just a few isolated storms. Those storms will be aimed toward the inland areas. That pattern will continue for tomorrow, too.

With less rain on the radar, temperatures should again be able to soar this afternoon reaching to 94 for the official high at Page Field in Fort Myers.

Beaches will be just a couple of degrees cooler and inland areas a degree or 2 hotter. We will keep highs in the lower 90s through the week and rain chances will start to increase later in the week.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active or expected to develop in the next 48 hours in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico or Caribbean Sea.

However, a tropical wave just off the coast of Africa will be monitored closely this week for some possible development. Forecast models show this disturbance moving due westward across the Atlantic this week.

The National Hurricane Center has given this area a 30 percent chance of development in the next five days. As always, we will be tracking it and will keep you updated on-air and online. Return to index of stories...


BREAST FEEDING AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA-TRX VO-TCMON


A MOTHER IN PORTLAND, OREGON SAYS DOCTORS TOLD HER SHE CAN'T BREASTFEED HER NEW BABY BECAUSE SHE USES MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

THE HOSPITAL WHERE SHE GAVE BIRTH, SAYS THEY CAN'T STOP HER FROM TAKING POT, BUT THEY WANT HER TO KNOW THE POSSIBLE RISKS.

BOB HEYE HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


BREAST FEEDING AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA-PKG


CRYSTAL CAIN COULDN'T HAVE BEEN HAPPIER WHEN SHE DELIVERED HER LITTLE GIRL KARRISMA AT OHSU WEDNESDAY.EVEN THOUGH SHE DELIVERED EIGHT WEEKS PREMATURE. THE BABY NEEDED AN INCUBATOR TO SURVIVE.

She's going to be okay, they said. They took her off of all of her breathing machines yesterday and they gave her a trial run and they say she's doing absolutely fine.

KNOWING HOW IMPORTANT BREAST MILK IS TO A BABY'S IMMUNE SYSTEM, CRYSTAL PLANNED ON BREASTFEEDING. UNTIL.

They're refusing to allow me to breastfeed.

CRYSTAL IS A MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARDHOLDER.

SHE'D BEEN SMOKING MARIJUANA DURING HER PREGNANCY - ON HER MIDWIFE'S ADVICE, CRYSTAL SAYS - FOR ANXIETY AND NAUSEA.

SHE ISN'T WORRY ABOUT THC - THE COMPOUND IN MARIJUANA THAT GETS YOU HIGH - IN HER BLOODSTREAM OR BREASTMILK.

There are several studies that indicate that it doesn't, it can't transfer through your milk ducts. Your body automatically kind of filters it.

BUT THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS ADVISES AGAINST IT.

OHSU DECIDED ON A MIDDLE GROUND.

We had the mom sign a waiver acknowledging the use of marijuana and the potential risks involved in it.

THE HOSPITAL SAYS IT'S LIKE WARNING A NEW MOM AGAINST SMOKING OR DRINKING ALCOHOL DURING PREGNANCY.

We do understand the benefits of mothers' milk. We also don't want to be caught in a situation where a mother continues to use and says that we never gave her information on it, never informed about the risks, and so it's really a way of documenting that the parents acknowledge the risks. And we can't stop her from using it.

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AMAZON NO PREORDER-TRX VOTOPS


AMAZON IS PICKING A FIGHT WITH SUPER HEROES AND WITCHES.

THE ONLINE RETAILER HAS REPORTEDLY STOPPED TAKING PRE-ORDERS FOR SOME DISNEY MOVIES.

THAT INCLUDES "CAPTAIN AMERICA -- THE WINTER SOLDIER" AND "MALEFICENT,".

IT'S BECAUSE OF AN APPARENT CONTRACT DISPUTE.

PHYSICAL COPIES OF THE MOVIES WERE MISSING FROM AMAZON THIS WEEKEND.

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VOLKSWAGEN RECALLS-VOTOPS


VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING MORE THAN 150-THOUSAND TIGUAN SUV's, BECAUSE THEY COULD STALL.

THE GERMAN AUTOMAKER SAYS THE PROBLEM IS WITH FUEL PUMPS ON SOME 2009-2014 MODELS.

ACCORDING TO V-W, GAS BUBBLES CAN FORM IN THE FUEL SYSTEM WHEN WINTER FUEL BLENDS ARE USED IN WARMER MONTHS AND IN WARMER CLIMATES.

DEALERS CAN FIX THE PROBLEM BY INSTALLING REVISED SOFTWARE IN THE VEHICLE'S COMPUTER. Return to index of stories...


GM MOTION DENIED-VOTOPS


A JUDGE HAS DENIED G-M'S MOTION TO DISMISS A WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT AGAINST THE COMPANY, INVOLVING FAULTY IGNITION SWITCHES.

THE FAMILY OF BROOKE MELTON, WHO DIED IN A CRASH FOUR YEARS AGO SETTLED WITH G-M LAST YEAR.

THE CASE EXPOSED HOW THE COMPANY ALLOWED MILLIONS OF CARS TO STAY ON THE ROAD, EVEN AFTER DISCOVERING THE FLAWED SWITCHES WERE LINKED TO AT LEAST 13 DEATHS.

THE MELTONS FILED A NEW COMPLAINT IN MAY.

A TRIAL IS SET FOR 20-16. Return to index of stories...


TEENAGE DRIVERS INSURANCE-VO-PLASMA


AS TEENAGERS GET READY TO HOP IN THE CAR AND DRIVE BACK TO SCHOOL, YOU GET READY TO SAVE.

HOW CAN YOU REDUCE THE COSTS OF INSURING YOUR TEENS ON THE ROAD?

NBC'S CHRIS CLACKUM HAS THE ANSWERS. Return to index of stories...


TEENAGE DRIVERS INSURANCE-PKG


LAST MONTH, THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY.SHOWED THAT. TEENAGE DRIVERS.

.ALREADY SOME OF THE MOST UN-SAFE DRIVERS ON THE ROAD.

"They actually get into crashes three times more often than older drivers"

.ARE ALSO DRIVING SOME OF THE MOST UN-SAFE CARS.

SO, PARENTS ARE NOW BEING URGED TO SPEND MORE.

"To think about the high crash risk of teens. and think about spending a little more money when they purchase a vehicle"

NATURALLY, THOUGH, EXPECT THAT MORE EXPENSIVE VEHICLE. TO BE MORE EXPENSIVE TO INSURE.

UNLESS. YOUR TEENAGE DRIVER, FOR EXAMPLE. GETS GOOD GRADES.

"So high school students or even college students, sometimes even graduates students, up to about the age of 25, 26, can qualify for a good student discount if they're getting about a B average or better"

LAURA ADAMS AT INSURANCEQUOTES-DOT-COM SAYS OTHER WAYS TO REDUCE PREMIUMS.IS TO HAVE YOUR TEEN TAKE DRIVER SAFETY COURSES.

.OR SIGN UP FOR A PAY-AS-YOU-DRIVE PROGRAM.

"These are special programs that set your rate based on how you drive-not so much on age, gender, or the kind of more old school demographics"

SHE ALSO POINTS OUT. THAT EVEN THOUGH A SAFER CAR MAY BE MORE EXPENSIVE. INSURANCE COMPANIES OFFER DISCOUNTS FOR THOSE WITH MORE SAFETY FEATURES.

.EVEN WHEN A TEENAGER'S BEHIND THE WHEEL.

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


DISNEY VEGAS TRIPS ECONOMICS-TRX OC VO


VISITS TO DISNEY WORLD AND LAS VEGAS ARE UP, AND SO IS THE ECONOMY!

DISNEY THEME PARK REVENUE WAS UP EIGHT PERCENT DURING THE SECOND QUARTER.

THAT'S AN INDICATOR THAT MORE AMERICANS ARE TAKING, AND SPENDING MORE, ON THEIR VACATIONS.

IT'S A SIMILAR STORY IN VEGAS WHERE CASINOS RUN BY M-G-M REPORTED HUGE EARNINGS.

CASINO REVENUE AT THE BELLAGIO AND OTHER M-G-M PROPERTIES IS UP SIX PERCENT OVER THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR.

OTHER CASINOS REPORT SIMILAR STORIES. Return to index of stories...


ELVIS AUCTION-OC SOTVO-WIPE


OTHERS ARE HEADING TO MEMPHIS, TO VISIT THE HOME OF LEGEN ELVIS PRESLEY.

THEY'RE HONORING HIM FOR THE 37TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH.

AND FOR THE FIRST TIME, GRACELAND IS HOLDING AN AUCTION OF ELVIS ARTIFACTS.

i wanted to come here since I was a kid

FANS CLEARLY EMOTIONAL SIMPLY BY just BEING THERE.

AS THIS WEEK'S ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH APPROACHES.

72 PIECES OF EVERYTHING ELVIS ARE GOING UP FOR AUCTION. Return to index of stories...


ELVIS AUCTION-SOTVO


angie marchese/director of archives, graceland

01.23.54 everybody wants to own a piece of elvis.they wanna have a piece of history.

A LIBRARY CARD SIGNED BY THE KING FROM HIS GRADE-SCHOOL YEARS.

AN ORIGINAL SCRIPT FROM THE 1956 FILM 'LOVE ME TENDER'.

THERE IS A LOT OF JEWELRY TOO, INCLUDING A GOLD LION HEAD PENDANT WORN TO MEET PRESIDENT NIXON.

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COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


THE RISKS OF CONCUSSIONS FOR KIDS PLAYING FOOTBALL IS WELL KNOWN.

BUT NOW RESEARCHERS SAY A CERTAIN TYPE OF HIT IS MORE LIKELY TO CAUSE YOUR KID TO LOSE CONCIOUSNESS.

NEXT AT FOUR THE STARTLING NEW FINDINGS.

PLUS DEFINITELY NOT ON THE MENU.

AHEAD AT FOUR NBC2 SHOWS YOU WHAT HAPPENED WHEN A WOMAN FOUND A SWASTIKA RIGHT INSIDE HER MCDONALD'S SANDWICH. Return to index of stories...


A) NAZI SANDWICH-VO


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TS1) death investigation-TRX VOTOPS


RECAPPING OUR MONDAY TOP STORIES.

FORT MYERS POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A BODY FOUND IN A WOODED AREA.

THIS INVESTIGATION IS HAPPENING BEHIND THE RACETRAC CONVENIENCE STORE ON STATE ROAD 82.

IT'S THE THIRD BODY FOUND NEAR A BUSY ROAD JUST WITHIN THE LAST WEEK.

POLICE SAY IT'S TOO EARLY TO SAY IF ANY OF THESE CASES ARE RELATED.

RIGHT NOW THEY DON'T BELIEVE THIS DEATH IS SUSPICIOUS. Return to index of stories...


TS2) circle k robbery-VOTOPS


A VIOLENT EARLY MORNING ROBBERY SENDS ONE PERSON TO THE HOSPITAL.

NOW NBC-2 IS FINDING OUT IT WAS THE WITNESS TO THE CRIME WHO WAS SHOT.

IT ALL HAPPENED AT THE CIRCLE K GAS STATION AT EVANS AND WINKLER AVENUE IN FORT MYERS.

THREE MEN IN MASKS STORMED IN AND HELD THAT CLERK TO THE GROUND AT GUNPOINT WHILE THEY STOLE EVERYTHING FROM THE REGISTER.

THEN THEY SAW A WITNESS OUTSIDE SPEEDING OFF, THEY CHASED AFTER AND SHOT.

RIGHT NOW THAT VICTIM IS IN STABLE CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


TS3) rachel davis sentence-VOTOPS SS


TWO KIDS WENT MISSING, SENDING SEVERAL AGENCIES OUT ON A HUNT IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

TODAY WE LEARNED THE PUNISMENT FOR THE MOTHER, WHO WAS HOME WHEN THEY ESCAPED IN ESTERO back in JUNE.

RACHEL DAVIS PLEADED GUILTY TO ONE COUNT OF CHILD NEGLECT, PLUS 5 YEARS OF PROBATION TODAY.

SHE MUST ATTEND PARENTING CLASSES, COMPLETE A CUSTODY PLAN, AND GET AN EVALUATION IN THE NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE


TAKING ONE LAST LOOK AT THE DOW THIS HOUR. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-3-SHOT


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