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HL1) MIKE BROWN LATEST-SOTVO-TRX TEASE THREE-TRX
HL2) ESCAPEE SEARCH-VOTOPS-TRX TZ3A) SIDEWALK ISSUE-VOTOPS
HL3) LOVE THAT DRESS-VOTOPS TZ3B) BEAR STEALS LUNCH-VOTOPS
NEWS AT 11:00am OPEN-CLIP NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP
ESCAPEE SEARCH-2 SHOT SS DBX TS1) FURGESON SHOOTING-TC MON VO
ESCAPEE SEARCH-REMLIVE TS2) JUVENILE ESCAPED-TC MON VO
ESCAPEE SEARCH-VO TS3) CAPE WATER ISSUES-TC MON VO
ESCAPEE SEARCH-REMLIVE IRAQ CRISIS-TRX-VO
TV NEWS CREW TEAR GAS-TRXVOTOPS IRAQ CRISIS-SOTVO
MIKE BROWN LATEST-TC MON INTRO NAPLES MEDICAL MARIJUANA RULES-TRX-OTS-VO
MIKE BROWN LATEST-PKG NAPLES MEDICAL MARIJUANA RULES-SOTVO
MIKE BROWN LATEST-TC MON TAG FM MARIJUANA BUST-SS (2)
UNARMED MAN KILLED IN LA-TRX VO FMB TOWN PLAN-VOWIPE
UNARMED MAN KILLED IN LA-SOTVO FMB TOWN PLAN-SOTVO
CAPE WATER PIPES-TRX-VO CHARCO SIDEWALK ISSUE-TRX-VO
CAPE WATER PIPES-SOTVO CHARCO SIDEWALK ISSUE-SOTVO
CAPE FSA-OTS BABYS MOUTH DUCKTAPED-INTRO
LEE FLIGHT ONE YEAR-TRX-VO BABYS MOUTH DUCKTAPED-PKG
LEE FLIGHT ONE YEAR-SOTVO SEAWORLD STOCKS-VO
NFM PED HIT-TRX-VOTOPS-SS HOSPITAL DEATH NOTICE-vo
kevin ward FUNERAL-TRX VO HAWAII STORM CLEAN UP-VO
POPE SOUTH KOREA VISIT-TRX-OC-VO TIGER WOODS OUT-VO
RUSSIAN CONVOY UKRAINE-OC-VO BEAR STEALS LUNCH-VO
FLORIDA HOUSING-TRX-OC VO BEAR STEALS LUNCH-SOTVO
FLORIDA ROAD PROJECTS-OTS OC SAVANNAH GUTHERIE BABY-OC VO
NATL FLOWER CONTEST-OC-SS (2) TEASE FOUR-TRX
LOVE THAT DRESS-TRX-VO CG (2) TZ4A) WEDDING CRASHER-VOTOPS
LOVE THAT DRESS-SOTVO BNR TZ4B) CLERK FIGHTS-VOTOPS
BUY A BLIZZARD HELP KIDS-OTS WEATHER TEASE-STC
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT HAND SANITIZERS-ON CAM
TZ1A) SEXUAL VIOLENCE-VOTOPS-TRX HAND SANITIZERS-PKG
TZ1B) FOOTBALL PLAYER-VOTOPS WEATHER OPEN-CLIP
WEATHER-STC WEATHER-WX WALL
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP WEDDING CRASHER STEALS WALLET-ON CAM
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL WEDDING CRASHER STEALS WALLET-PKG
TEENS AGAINST SEXUAL VIOLENCE-TRX-VO CLERK FIGHTS WITH GARDEN HOE-VO
TEENS AGAINST SEXUAL VIOLENCE-SOTVO CLERK FIGHTS WITH GARDEN HOE-SOTVO
SGT WILSON HONORED-OC VO TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT
SGT WILSON HONORED-SOTVO TZ5A) UNMARRIED MOMS-VO
LEE OPTING OUT-TRX-OTS-VO HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM
SANIBEL CAUSWAY REPAIRS-TRX OC VO HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
FL FOOTBALL PLAYER DIES-SOTVO UNMARRIED MOMS-VO
FL FOOTBALL PLAYER DIES-SOTVO HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-INTRO
TOO MUCH WATER AND GATORADE-OC-SS HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-PKG
MAJ GEN GREEN BURIED TODAY-VOTOPS EXPENSIVE HOTDOG-OC-SS
DROPPED FROM HEALTHCARE-VOTOPS NEW AT NOON TEASE-ON CAM
SUPERMAN COMICS AUCTION-VOTOPS NOON TZA) BEAR EDUCATION-VOTOPS
TEASE TWO-2 SHOT NOON TZB) FL WOMAN KICKED OFF PLANE-VOTOPS
TZ2A) SHOE LACE-SOTVO NOON TZC) TWITTER REVIEWING PRIVACY POLICY-VOTOPS
FL SHOELACE HELP GOES VIRAL-ON CAM CLOSE-2-SHOT PLASMA
FL SHOELACE HELP GOES VIRAL-PKG  


HL1) MIKE BROWN LATEST-SOTVO-TRX


and he turns around and he puts his hands up like this and the cop just continued to fire until he dropped down to the ground. His face just smashed the concrete."

HAPPENING NOW. VIOLENCE CONTINUES FOR THE FOURTH NIGHT ON THE STREETS OF FERGUSON.

POLICE CONTINUE TO BREAK UP ANGRY RIOTS PROTESTING THE SHOOTING OF AN UNARMED TEENAGER.

WE TAKE YOU TO THE ST. LOUIS SUBURB WITH THE LATEST DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


HL2) ESCAPEE SEARCH-VOTOPS-TRX


AND TWO JUVENILES RUN ESCAPE A DETENTION FACILITY CAUSING A MASSIVE SEARCH IN FORT MYERS.

STRAIGHT AHEAD WHO WAS SUPPOSED TO BE KEEPING AN EYE ON THEM.

AND WHAT CHARGES THE TEENS FACE. Return to index of stories...


HL3) LOVE THAT DRESS-VOTOPS


PLUS. PULL OUT THAT WALLET!

WE'RE SHOWING YOU HOW TO SHOP FOR A GOOD CAUSE.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LOVE THAT DRESS CHARITY AND HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS! Return to index of stories...


NEWS AT 11:00am OPEN-CLIP


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ESCAPEE SEARCH-2 SHOT SS DBX


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW--

TWO TEENAGERS ARE BACK BEHIND BARS THIS MORNING.

WE JUST FOUND OUT THAT 15 YEAR OLD CRISTOVAL GONZALES AND 14-YEAR OLD WILLIAM BRADFORD SLIPPED OUT OF A WINDOW AND SCALED A FENCE TO ESCAPE THE FORT MYERS YOUTH ACADEMY.

GOOD MORNING I'M LISA SPOONER.

I'M CHAD OLIVER.

THE TEEN BOYS WERE EVENTUALLY CAUGHT BUT NOT BEFORE AN ALL OUT MANHUNT.

NBC2'S LUCAS SEILER WAS THERE DURING THE SEARCH. Return to index of stories...


ESCAPEE SEARCH-REMLIVE


THESE JUVENILES WERE UNDER A COURT ORDER TO STAY AT THIS DETENTION FACILITY BEHIND ME. POLICE SAY THE TEENS BROKE OUT OF A WINDOW AND SOMEHOW WERE ABLE GET THROUGH THIS FENCE. Return to index of stories...


ESCAPEE SEARCH-VO


JUST BEFORE 11 LAST NIGHT, SOMEONE NOTICED THEY WERE MISSING. THEY BOTH WERE SPOTTED BY A PASSERBY ON STATE ROAD 82 WALKING TOWARD I-75 CAUSING THIS SEARCH.

LCSO AND FMPD PERFORMED A SEARCH TOGETHER - A CHOPPER IN THE SKY AND K-9'S ON THE GROUND. THEY EVEN HAD TO CLOSE SR82 BETWEEN FORUM BLVD AND BUCKINGHAM ROAD FOR HOURS. THAT'S ABOUT A MILE-LONG STRETCH.

ONE OF THE TEENS WAS FOUND IN SOME BRUSH. AND THE OTHER ABOUT AN HOUR LATER IN THE WOODS. Return to index of stories...


ESCAPEE SEARCH-REMLIVE


WE REACHED OUT TO DJJ TO GET MORE INFORMATION ON THESE TWO - LIKE WHY THEY WERE ORDERED TO STAY HERE. WE HAVEN'T HEARD BACK.

THERE ARE SOME MAJOR SECURITY CONCERNS NOW THIS MORNING. LIKE HOW THE TWO WERE ABLE TO ESCAPE AND WHETHER THERE WERE ANY FLAWS WHEN IT COMES TO WHETHER SOMEONE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE KEEPING AN EYE ON THEM.

WE'RE STAYING ON TOP OF THIS INVESTIGATION THIS AFTERNOON. COUNT ON US VERY THE LATEST.

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


TV NEWS CREW TEAR GAS-TRXVOTOPS


ON THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE NIGHT OF PROTESTING AND RALLYING IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI. POLICE HAD TO USE TEAR GAS TO DISPERSE CROWDS.

CHECK THIS OUT.

ST. LOUIS STATION. K-S-D-K. REPORTS POLICE THREW GAS AT *REPORTERS WHO WERE TRYING TO SET UP FOR A LIVE SHOT.

LAST NIGHT, POLICE TRIED TO CLEAR PEOPLE OUT OF THE STREET.

BUT WHEN PROTESTERS CONTINUED TO GATHER IN THE STREET. THE TEAR GAS CAME OUT. Return to index of stories...


MIKE BROWN LATEST-TC MON INTRO


AND RIGHT NOW TENSION IS STILL HIGH BETWEEN PROTESTERS AND POLICE THERE.

IT'S NOW A RACIALLY-CHARGED CITY. TORN APART AFTER THE POLICE SHOOTING OF 18-YEAR OLD MICHAEL BROWN.

THE CHIEF OF POLICE THERE HAS NOW REVEALED THE OFFICER WHO SHOT BROWN WAS HURT IN THE INCIDENT.

KARIN CAIFA HAS THE LATEST ON THE FOURTH STRAIGHT DAY OF TROUBLE. Return to index of stories...


MIKE BROWN LATEST-PKG


POLICE IN THE STREETS OF FERGUSON, MISSOURI, WEDNESDAY FIRED TEAR GAS AT PROTESTORS. ANOTHER TENSE NIGHT, AS DEMONSTRATORS SEEK ANSWERS AND JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL BROWN, THE UNARMED TEENAGER SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER.

THURSDAY WAS SUPPOSED TO BE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL. FOR SAFETY, IT'S BEEN POSTPONED.

POLICE MAINTAIN BROWN WAS SHOT DURING A STRUGGLE WHERE HE TRIED TO GRAB AN OFFICER'S WEAPON, BUT ACKNOWLEDGE THEY'RE STILL PIECING THE STORY TOGETHER.

I don't have a clear understanding.There are so many witnesses that are coming forward and we're trying to get them to come in and be interviewed, so that we can actually get that clear picture.

NEW WITNESSES LIKE TIFFANY MITCHELL, WHO SAID SHE WAS AT THE SCENE, AND SAW THE UNARMED TEEN BACKING AWAY WHEN HE WAS SHOT.

He turned around and he puts his hands up like this. And the cop continued to fire until he just dropped down to the ground, and his face just smacks the concrete.

OFFICIALS STILL HAVE DECLINED TO RELEASE THAT OFFICER'S NAME, FOR HIS SAFETY.

THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS PRESIDENT OBAMA WAS BRIEFED ON THE SITUATION WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE TO RECEIVE UPDATES.

MISSOURI GOVERNOR JAY NIXON WILL VISIT FERGUSON LATER TODAY.

I'M KARIN CAIFA REPORTING. Return to index of stories...


MIKE BROWN LATEST-TC MON TAG


ALSO LAST NIGHT. TWO JOURNALISTS, ONE FROM THE WASHINGTON POST AND ONE FROM THE HUFFINGTON POST, SAY THEY WERE ARRESTED WHILE REPORTING ON THE PROTESTS.

NEITHER WAS CHARGED.

AS WE SHOWED YOU IN THE VIDEO EARLIER. THERE HAS EVEN BEEN SOME TENSION BETWEEN JOURNALISTS AND AUTHORITIES IN FERGUSON.

A NUMBER OF ADVOCACY GROUPS WILL HOST A NATIONWIDE MOMENT OF SILENCE TONIGHT AT 7. TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE FALLEN TEEN, MICHAEL BROWN. Return to index of stories...


UNARMED MAN KILLED IN LA-TRX VO


MORE VIOLENCE ON THE WEST COAST.

THE L-A-P-D IS SPEAKING OUT ABOUT THE DEADLY SHOOTING OF AN UNARMED 25-YEAR-OLD MENTALLY DISABLED MAN IN SOUTH L-A.

A DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON SAYS POLICE OFFICERS FIRED AT THE VICTIM AFTER HE TRIED TO GRAB A WEAPON.

BUT THE VICTIM'S FAMILY SAYS THAT'S NOT WHAT HAPPENED.

POLICE SAY THEY SAW 25-YEAR OLD EZELLE FORD WALKING ALONG THE SIDEWALK AROUND 8:00 IN THE EVENING ON MONDAY, TWO BLOCKS FROM HIS HOUSE.

ACCORDING TO OFFICERS. WHEN THEY APPROACHED FORD. HE CONTINUED WALKING.

OFFICERS SAY A STRUGGLE ENSUED. AND ONE OF THE OFFICERS FELL TO THE GROUND WITH FORD. Return to index of stories...


UNARMED MAN KILLED IN LA-SOTVO


"A violent altercation ensued where the suspect actually attempted to grab the officer's gun."

THE OFFICER FIRED HIS HANDGUN AT FORD.

HE DIED AT A NEARBY HOSPITAL.

ACCORDING TO FAMILY AND WITNESSES FORD WAS LAYING DOWN WHEN HE WAS SHOT.

THE FAMILY SAYS THEY WANT JUSTICE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE WATER PIPES-TRX-VO


DEVELOPING AT 11. SOME CAPE CORAL HOMEOWNERS ARE RUNNING OUT OF PATIENCE WITH SEVERAL CITY PROJECTS HAPPENING AT THE SAME TIME.

THE PROJECTS ARE DESIGNED TO IMPROVE WATER PRESSURE AND REDUCE THE EFFECTS OF WATER MAIN BREAKS.

BUT IN THE MEANTIME. HOMEOWNERS IN SOUTH EAST CAPE CORAL ARE DEALING WITH DISRUPTIONS IN SERVICE AND BOIL WATER NOTICES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE WATER PIPES-SOTVO


when i turned the faucets on, when i turned the shower on, when i flushed, the water was actually like a dark brown so i'm afraid to even clean with it or anything. i mean i've been boiling water for everything

CITY LEADERS SAY THOSE BOIL WATER NOTICES ARE A SAFETY PRECAUTION AND THEY'RE USUALLY LIFTED WITHIN A WEEK.

THEY SAY THEY'RE DOING THESE PROJECTS AT THE SAME TIME BECAUSE IT WILL KEEP THEM FROM DIGGING UP THE PIPES MORE THAN ONCE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE FSA-OTS


NBC2 LEARNED CAPE CORAL JUST SENT OUT THE 2015 FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE ASSESSMENT NOTICE TO HOMEOWNERS.

BUT HERE'S THE DEAL. THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT STILL HASN'T RULED WHETHER THE ASSESSMENT IS LEGAL.

THE CITY PLANS TO KEEP THE MONEY IN AN ESCROW ACCOUNT UNTIL THE COURT MAKES A DECISION. Return to index of stories...


LEE FLIGHT ONE YEAR-TRX-VO


ALL NEW AT 11:00

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S LARGEST COUNTY IS CELEBRATING TODAY.

ITS BEEN ONE YEAR SINCE THE COUNTY LAUNCHED ITS LEE FLIGHT PROGRAM AND THEY JUST REVAMPED THIS HELICOPTER.

LEE FIGHT IS MADE UP OF PILOTS, NURSES AND PARAMEDICS.

THEY TRANSPORT PATIENTS TO THE HOSPITAL IN EMERGENCIES.

IN THE PROGRAM'S FIRST YEAR-- THE HELICOPTER WAS USED TO SAVE MORE 300 PEOPLE.

THE LEE COUNTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY CALLS THE PROGRAM A BIG IMPROVEMENT. Return to index of stories...


LEE FLIGHT ONE YEAR-SOTVO


"The med star program that was in place for many year. It went through a difficult time that it actually was closed down.

EMS HAS PROVIDED HELICOPTER TRANSPORATION IN LEE COUNTY FOR ALMOST 40 YEARS. Return to index of stories...


NFM PED HIT-TRX-VOTOPS-SS


RIGHT NOW N-B-C-2 IS WORKING TO FIND OUT WHO WAS INVOLVED IN A CRASH IN NORTH FORT MYERS LAST NIGHT.

IT SHUTDOWN THE AREA FOR QUITE AWHILE.

N-B-C-2 LEARNED THE WOMAN IS NOW AT LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WITH SERIOUS INJURIES.

DEPUTIES SAY A CAR HIT A WOMAN AT THE CORNER OF BAYSHORE ROAD AND HART ROAD. Return to index of stories...


kevin ward FUNERAL-TRX VO


HAPPENING NOW.

FUNERAL SERVICES ARE UNDERWAY FOR 20-YEAR OLD RACE CAR DRIVER KEVIN WARD.

FELLOW DRIVER, TONY STEWART, CLIPPED WARD WHEN HE ANGRILY RAN ON TO A NEW YORK SPEEDWAY.

WARD HAD CRASHeD AND WAS APPROACHING STEWART AS HE ROUNDED THE TRACK.

WARD'S FUNERAL IS TAKING PLACE AT HIS HIGH SCHOOL IN UPSTATE NEW YORK.

SO FAR NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED AGAINST STEWART. Return to index of stories...


POPE SOUTH KOREA VISIT-TRX-OC-VO


A LOT OF ACTION SURROUNDING THE POPE'S VISIT TO SOUTH KOREA.

HE GAVE A SPEECH AROUND 3:30 LOCAL TIME THIS MORNING.

POPE FRANCIS HAS CALLED FOR RENEWED EFFORTS TO FORGE PEACE ON THE WAR-DIVIDED KOREAN PENINSULA. AND FOR BOTH SIDES TO AVOID "FRUITLESS" CRITICISMS AND SHOWS OF FORCE.

AND JUST AS THE POPE VISITED, SOUTH KOREA SAYS NORTH KOREA FIRED PROJECTILES INTO THE SEA. Return to index of stories...


RUSSIAN CONVOY UKRAINE-OC-VO


DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT, A RUSSIAN CONVOY CARRYING HUMANITARIAN SUPPLIES IS ONCE AGAIN MOVING THROUGH EASTERN UKRAINE.

TAKE A LOOK AT ALL THESE TRUCKS ---

THE OPERATION IS PUTTING UKRAINIAN LEADERS ON EDGE.

THEY'RE ACCUSING MOSCOW OF PLANNING AN INVASION, WHILE PRETENDING TO DELIVER AID.

RUSSIANS DENY THE CLAIM.

DETAILS ON WHERE THE CONVOY IS HEADED AND WHAT EXACTLY IT CONTAINS HAVE NOT BEEN WORKED OUT BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE RED CROSS. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA HOUSING-TRX-OC VO


GOOD NEWS FOR FLORIDA HOMEOWNERS. FORECLOSURE RATES ARE DOWN COMPARED TO LAST YEAR.

UNFORTUNATELY, IT'S BAD NEWS FOR FORT MYERS BECAUSE THE CITY HAS THE EIGHTH HIGHEST FORECLOSURE RATE IN THE STATE.

OVERALL. FLORIDA CONTINUES TO HAVE THE NATION'S HIGHEST FORECLOSURE RATE.

IT'S 2 AND A HALF TIMES THE NATIONAL AVERAGE. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA ROAD PROJECTS-OTS OC


FLORIDA IS SPEEDING UP SIX MAJOR ROAD PROJECTS ACROSS THE STATE.

TODAY GOV. RICK SCOTT SAID THE STATE WILL PUSH UP THE TIMING OF 806-MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ACROSS THE STATE.

STATE TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS WERE ABLE TO SPEED UP THE PROJECTS BECAUSE HOW MUCH MONEY STATE LEGISLATORS SET ASIDE FOR ROADS IN THIS YEAR'S BUDGET.

ONE OF THE BIGGEST PROJECTS IS A $255 MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT TO WIDEN INTERSTATE 95 IN VOLUSIA COUNTY ON THE STATE'S EAST COAST.

THE PROJECT WILL BE MOVED UP TO 2015.

IT HAD BEEN SCHEDULED TO BEGIN IN 2020. Return to index of stories...


NATL FLOWER CONTEST-OC-SS (2)


THIS NEXT STORY SHOULD BRIGHTEN YOUR DAY!

FOUR HUNDRED OF THE NATION'S TOP FLORISTS, DESIGNERS AND GROWERS WILL BE ON MARCO ISLAND.

THEY'RE GATHERING FOR THE 130TH CONVENTION OF THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FLORISTS.

JUST LOOK AT THESE AMAZING PIECES OF ART!

YOU'RE INVITED TO SEE 5-THOUSAND BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS IN ONE ROOM.

EXPERT JUDGES WILL CROWN BEST IN SHOW AND BEST IN CLASS.

YOU CAN EVEN VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE TO WIN THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE HONOR.

THE EVENT IS TODAY, TOMORROW AND SATURDAY FROM 9:30 TO 5 IN THE EVENING AT THE BEAUTIFUL MARCO ISLAND MARRIOT. Return to index of stories...


LOVE THAT DRESS-TRX-VO CG (2)


ATTENTION ALL FASHIONISTAS

IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN FOR THE "LOVE THAT DRESS" CHARITY SHOPPING SPREE.

YOU CAN GO SHOPPING FOR HIGH END DRESSES AT LOW PRICES. ALL WHILE HELPING THE PACE CENTER FOR GIRLS IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES.

HERE'S HOW IT WORKS. YOU BUY A TICKET. AND THEN YOU HAVE ACCESS TO BUY BRAND-NAME DRESSES AND ACCESSORIES AT A DISCOUNTED PRICE.

THE COLLIER COUNTY SHOPPING EVENT IS FIRST.

IT'S ON AUGUST 23RD AT THE NAPLES BEACH HOTEL AND GOLF COURSE.

IT STARTS AT 6 P-M.

THE LEE COUNTY EVENT IS JUST A FEW DAYS LATER.

IT'S ON AUGUST 27TH AT THE EMBASSY SUITES IN ESTERO.

IT ALSO STARTS AT 6 P-M. Return to index of stories...


LOVE THAT DRESS-SOTVO BNR


"They can expect a ballroom filled a beautiful ballroom full of thousands of gorgeous dresses. We have all kinds of brands. We have everything from Calvin Klein to Anne Taylor. We have Liz Claiborne, BCBG, even White House Black Market. This is outfit I purchased at last years event. "

THE TEAMS ARE STILL COLLECTING DRESSES.

HERE'S THE INFORMATION YOU NEED: THERE'S ONE IN COLLIER TONIGHT AT BURN AT THE MERCATO FROM 5:30 TO 7:30.

A COLLECTION IN LEE COUNTY IS ALSO TONIGHT.

ITS AT THE SYDNEY AND BURNE DAVIS ART CENTER-- FROM 5:30- 7:30.

FOR ALL THIS PLUS INFORMATION ON HOW TO BUY A TICKET-- GO TO OUR WEBSITE NBC-2.COM AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS.

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BUY A BLIZZARD HELP KIDS-OTS


TODAY YOU CAN HELP A CHILD IN NEED AND ENJOY A SUMMER TREAT AT THE SAME TIME.

IT'S DAIRY QUEEN'S ANNUAL "MIRACLE TREAT DAY".

THE NATIONAL CHARITY DRIVE HELPS THE CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK.

HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THE PROCEEDS OF EVERY BLIZZARD WILL BE DONATED TO "ALL CHILDRENS HOSPITAL" IN ST. PETERSBURG. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TEEN IS MAKING A WORLD-WIDE IMPACT.

STRAIGHT AHEAD, FIND OUT HOW HE'S FIGHTING SEXUAL VIOLENCE ACROSS THE GLOBE.

PLUS-- NBC-2 HAS NEW DETAILS ON THE DEATH OF A FOOTBALL PLAYER IN FLORIDA.

HEAR THE 9-1-1 CALLS THAT SENT E-M-S RACING TO THE FIELD. Return to index of stories...


TZ1A) SEXUAL VIOLENCE-VOTOPS-TRX


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TZ1B) FOOTBALL PLAYER-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


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


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


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

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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

Early this morning, a couple of downpours have already developed and worked their way to our coastline from the Gulf of Mexico. Through the morning to midday time frame, we'll see some scattered downpours washing ashore and fading once they come ashore. This is happening as the onshore wind flow continues to dominate our weather pattern. By this afternoon, there will still be a few storms, but they will be mainly inland. Even as most of the activity heads inland this afternoon, a stray shower can still wash ashore at any time.

For Friday and into the weekend, rain chances will be limited. With winds staying onshore, we will still be in the pattern of the chance for a morning shower to come in from the Gulf of Mexico and the isolated afternoon activity will be aimed toward the inland areas.

Highs today and through the next few days will be near 90 degrees at the coastline to the mid 90s in the inland areas. Lows will stay in the mid and upper 70s.

Tropical Update

Other than a couple tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic, the tropics continue to stay quiet. Tropical activity is not expected for the next few days, but we're getting close to the time of year when we normally see an increase in tropical development. Keep monitoring nbc-2.com for future updates on the tropics. Return to index of stories...


TEENS AGAINST SEXUAL VIOLENCE-TRX-VO


ONE TEEN'S GOAL TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE IS BECOMING GLOBAL.

NBC-2 SAT DOWN WITH A PORT CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUDATE WHO IS RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE.

JOEL DAVIS SAYS, HIS INTEREST BECAME A PASSION LAST YEAR, WHILE WORKING WITH A HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION.

IN JUNE HE ATTENDED THE GLOBAL SUMMIT ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN LONDON.

HE WAS THE *ONLY U-S YOUTH DELEGATE.

LAST MONTH, HE STARTED AN ORGANIZATION CALLED: YOUTH TO END SEXUAL VIOLENCE---TO EDUCATE TEENAGERS ACROSS THE GLOBE *WHAT SEXUAL VIOLENCE IS.

THE MESSAGE HAS GONE GLOBAL BUT NOT WITHOUT A FEW CHALLENGES. Return to index of stories...


TEENS AGAINST SEXUAL VIOLENCE-SOTVO


JOEL DAVIS-CHAIRMAN YOUTH TO END SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Sot 2:24:54-2:25:01

They look at me and say that's really cute that you care about this

issue but come back in 20 years. But the problem is we don't have 20

more years.

DAVIS STARTS COLLEGE IN TWO WEEKS,

BUT SAYS, HE WILL CONTINUE HIS WORK IN EDUCATING YOUNG PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE. Return to index of stories...


SGT WILSON HONORED-OC VO


IT'S BEEN MORE THAN A YEAR SINCE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY MICHAEL WILSON WAS GUNNED DOWN AFTER RESPONDING TO A CALL.

THE CHARLOTTE STONE CRABS PAYED TRIBUTE TO THE 21-YEAR VETERAN OF THE AGENCY. BY DOING SOMETHING THEY'VE NEVER DONE BEFORE.

THEY RETIRED WILSON'S RADIO I-D NUMBER -- NUMBER 405.

IT'S THE FIRST NUMBER THE STONE CRABS HAVE EVER RETIRED. AND IT'S SOMETHING THOSE WHO WORKED WITH WILSON HOPE WILL HELP KEEP HIS MEMORY ALIVE FOREVER. Return to index of stories...


SGT WILSON HONORED-SOTVO


"It seems like just yesterday that he was here. And its. its been a tough year." "It's always good to remember, to come together, remember the past, remember the things we experienced with Mike.

SERGEANT WILSON'S WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN WERE ON HAND TO REVEAL THE JERSEY THAT WILL BE RETIRED.

AS PART OF THE TRIBUTE. ALL FANS GOT IN FOR FREE.

NEARLY THREE-THOUSAND FANS IN TOTAL SHOWED UP.

THAT'S MORE THAN DOUBLE THE NORMAL ATTENDANCE FOR A STONE CRABS GAME. Return to index of stories...


LEE OPTING OUT-TRX-OTS-VO


LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS COULD BE THE FIRST DISTRICT IN FLORIDA TO GET RID OF STANDARDIZED TESTING.

SOME PARENTS HAVE BEEN PUSHING THE IDEA-

NOW IT LOOKS LIKE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS ARE BEGINNING TO AGREE.

BOARD MEMBERS TOLD US STATE REGULATIONS ARE NOT CLEAR.

THERE COULD BE A LOOP HOLE.

*IF* ENOUGH PARENTS OPT OUT OF TESTING,

AND SCHOOLS DON'T MEET THE 95 PERCENT PARTICIPATION RATE,

LEGALLY -- THEY DON'T SEE ANY PUNISHMENT FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL CAUSWAY REPAIRS-TRX OC VO


AN NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT FOR DRIVERS WHO USE THE SANIBEL CAUSEWAY.

CREWS PLAN TO MAKE SOME REPAIRS STARTING THIS COMING MONDAY, THE 18TH.

EXPERTS FOUND SOME CRACKS DURING EARLIER INSPECTIONS.

CREWS WILL SEAL THOSE AND ALSO WORK TO KEEP SALTWATER FROM GETTING INTO THE STEEL.

THE PROJECT IS SUPPOSED TO WRAP UP BY SEPTEMBER 30TH.

THEY DON'T EXPECT TO CLOSE ANY LANES. JUST SHIFT THEM.

THE COUNTY INSISTS THERE'S NO NEED TO WORRY.

THE CAUSEWAY IS STRUCTURALLY SOUND AND REMAINS SAFE. Return to index of stories...


FL FOOTBALL PLAYER DIES-SOTVO


A STUDENT-ATHLETE FROM SEBASTIAN, FLORIDA WAS TRAINING WITH THE REST OF HIS TEAM WHEN THE SUMMER HEAT PROVED TOO MUCH FOR HIM.

HERE'S THE 9-1-1 CALL.

"911. Do you have an emergency?"

"I got a football player at camp that's suffering from heat issues."

THE 14-YEAR-OLD FOOTBALL PLAYER WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD.

WILLIAM SHOGRAN JUNIOR WAS TRAINING WITH HIS TEAM OF 45 PLAYERS FROM SEBASTIAN RIVER HIGH SCHOOL.

THE CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS WHEN THEY ARRIVED HE CONSCIOUS AND BREATHING, BUT HIS CONDITION WAS GETTING WORSE. Return to index of stories...


FL FOOTBALL PLAYER DIES-SOTVO


"Its really just an open death investigation until we get more information from the parents about his medical history and of course from the ME who will be conducting the autopsy."

IT WAS THE TEAM'S LAST DAY OF FOOTBALL CAMP, ACCORDING TO THE CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, FAMILY MEMBERS ARE DEVESTATED - STILL TRYING TO PROCESS THEIR LOSS. Return to index of stories...


TOO MUCH WATER AND GATORADE-OC-SS


AND THIS IS SHOCKING.

WE TELL OUR KIDS TO STAY HYDRATED AND THEN THERE'S THIS STORY OUT OF GEORGIA.

A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER IS DEAD AFTER DRINKING TOO MUCH FLUID.

RELATIVES OF ZYREES OLIVER REMOVED HIM FROM LIFE-SUPPORT EARLY MONDAY.

THE 17-YEAR OLD HAD NO BRAIN ACTIVITY.

HE COMPLAINED OF CRAMPING DURING FOOTBALL PRACTICE.

THE TEEN DRANK TWO GALLONS OF WATER AND TWO MORE GALLONS OF GATORADE.

DOCTORS SAY HE SUFFERED SWELLING AROUND THE BRAIN BECAUSE OF *OVER-HYDRATION. Return to index of stories...


MAJ GEN GREEN BURIED TODAY-VOTOPS


MAJOR GENERAL HAROLD GREENE WILL BE LAID TO RESET TODAY AT ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY.

HE IS THE FIRST GENERAL OFFICER TO BE KILLED ON THE BATTLEFIELD SINCE THE VIETNAM WAR.

HE DIED AUGUST 5TH AFTER AN INSIDER ATTACK ON A BASE IN KABUL.

GREENE WAS THE DEPUTY COMMANDING GENERAL OF COMBINED SECURITY TRANSITION COMMAND-AFGHANISTAN. WHICH IS PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE FOR TRAINING AND ADVISING THE AFGHAN NATIONAL SECURITY FORCES. Return to index of stories...


DROPPED FROM HEALTHCARE-VOTOPS


MORE THAN 3-HUNDRED-THOUSAND PEOPLE WHO SIGNED UP UNDER THE NEW HEALTHCARE LAW, COULD *LOSE COVERAGE UNLESS THEY PROVE CITIZENSHIP.

THE ISSUE IS NOT NECESSARILY AN IMMIGRATION STATUS PROBLEM, BUT A DATA-MATCHING ISSUE.

THE INFORMATION MANY PROVIDED DURING ENROLLMENT DOES NOT MATCH WHAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS ON FILE.

THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES, SAYS IT HAS BEEN REACHING OUT TO THE AFFECTED PEOPLE VIA EMAIL, PHONE CALLS AND LETTERS.

THEY HAVE UNTIL SEPTEMBER FIFTH TO PROVIDE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS.

OTHERWISE COVERAGE WILL END SEPTEMBER 30-TH. Return to index of stories...


SUPERMAN COMICS AUCTION-VOTOPS


THE 1938 COMIC THAT INTRODUCED SUPERMAN TO THE WORLD IS UP FOR AUCTION.

ACTION COMICS #1 WILL GO UP FOR BIDS TODAY THROUGH AUGUST 24TH.

WIDELY REGARDED AS THE HOLY GRAIL OF COMIC BOOKS. THERE ARE BELIEVED TO BE AS FEW AS 50 UNRESTORED ORIGINAL COPIES OF ACTION COMICS #1 STILL IN EXISTENCE.

ONE SOLD FOR A RECORD TWO-POINT-ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN 2011.

A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE AUCTION WILL BENEFIT THE CHRISTOPHER AND DANA REEVE FOUNDATION. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


A PUBLIX EMPLOYEE GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND ON THE JOB.

i haven't seen that in a long long time that is an open door for someone. I was touched I got emotional

FIND OUT HOW A SIMPLE ACT OF KINDNESS IS MAKING WAVES ONLINE. Return to index of stories...


TZ2A) SHOE LACE-SOTVO


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FL SHOELACE HELP GOES VIRAL-ON CAM


A YOUNG MAN'S ACT OF KINDNESS TOWARD A SENIOR CITIZEN AT A GROCERY STORE IN CENTRAL FLORIDA HAS GONE VIRAL.

JOHN W. DAVIS HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


FL SHOELACE HELP GOES VIRAL-PKG


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TEASE THREE-TRX


COMING UP ON NBC-2. A NEIGHBORHOOD SPLIT BY A SIDEWALK.

THE BIG CONCERN THAT HAS LEADERS PASSING ON A WALKING PATH IN PUNTA GORDA.

PLUS-- A BRAZEN BEAR.

THIS IS ONE LUNCH-BREAK A LANDSCAPING COMPANY WON'T SOON FORGET. Return to index of stories...


TZ3A) SIDEWALK ISSUE-VOTOPS


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TZ3B) BEAR STEALS LUNCH-VOTOPS


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NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP


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TS1) FURGESON SHOOTING-TC MON VO


ANOTHER VIOLENT NIGHT IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI.

RIOT POLICE BECAME AGGRESSIVE. AS THEY TRIED TO QUELL A FOURTH STRAIGHT NIGHT OF PROTESTS.

THEY LAUNCHED TEAR GAS TO DISPERSE THE CROWD.

EVEN JOURNALISTS GOT CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE.

A TEAR GAS CANISTER HIT A T-V NEWS CREW.

POLICE ARRESTED TWO REPORTERS.

PROTESTS AND VIOLENCE HAVE TAKEN PLACE SINCE SATURDAY.

THAT'S WHEN 18-YEAR OLD MICHAEL BROWN WAS SHOT AND KILLED DURING A CONFRONTATION WITH A POLICE OFFICER. Return to index of stories...


TS2) JUVENILE ESCAPED-TC MON VO


MORE DETAILS ABOUT AN OVERNIGHT SEARCH FOR TWO JUVENILES WHO ESCAPED FROM THE YOUTH ACADEMY IN FORT MYERS.

THE TEENS WERE ORDERED BY A JUDGE TO STAY IN THIS JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY RUN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE ON ORTIZ AVENUE.

SOMEHOW, THEY ESCAPED.

TODAY THEY FACE CHARGES OF ESCAPE AND RESISTING ARREST. Return to index of stories...


TS3) CAPE WATER ISSUES-TC MON VO


SOME CAPE CORAL HOMEOWNERS ARE FED UP WITH SEVERAL CITY PROJECTS HAPPENING AT THE SAME TIME.

WORKERS ARE TRYING TO IMPROVE WATER PRESSURE --

AND REDUCE THE EFFECTS OF WATER MAIN BREAKS.

BUT SOME NEIGHBORS ARE DEALING WITH DISRUPTIONS IN SERVICE -

AND BOIL WATER NOTICES.

CITY LEADERS SAY THOSE BOIL WATER NOTICES ARE USUALLY LIFTED WITHIN A WEEK. Return to index of stories...


IRAQ CRISIS-TRX-VO


GOOD MORNING IM LISA SPOONER.

LET'S TURN TO THE CRISIS IN IRAQ.

U-S FORCES NOW SAY THE CONDITIONS OF THE COUNTRY'S RELIGIOUS MINORITY ARE NOT AS GRAVE AS FIRST REPORTED.

U-S SPECIAL FORCES ATOP SINJAR MOUNTAIN FOUND FEWER YAZIDI REFUGEES THAN EXPECTED.

THE NUMBERS FIRST ESTIMATED IN THE TENS OF THOUSANDS. NOW APPEAR TO BE FAR LESS.

HUMANITARIAN FOOD AND WATER DROPS ARE HELPING TO KEEP THE REFUGEES ALIVE.

THE U-S CONDUCTED IT'S SEVENTH AIRDROP LAST NIGHT

AND AIRSTIKES PUSHED ISIS MILITANTS BACK. Return to index of stories...


IRAQ CRISIS-SOTVO


"Airstrikes, I think, are appropriate given the limited mission the President has discussed"

THE WHITE HOUSE CONSIDERED AIRLIFTING REFUGEES TRAPPED ON THE MOUNTAIN

BUT NOW U-S OFFICIALS SAY RESCUE OPERATIONS ARE LESS LIKELY.AND SO ARE BOOTS ON THE GROUND

YAZIDIS' RELATIVES FEAR THERE IS NO SAFE WAY OUT.

ISIS REMAINS COMMITTED TO TERRORIZING THE COUNTRY'S RELIGIOUS MINORITY.

A THREAT THAT REQUIRES U-S AND INTERNATIONAL INVOLVEMENT. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES MEDICAL MARIJUANA RULES-TRX-OTS-VO


THE CITY OF NAPLES IS ALREADY LOOKING AHEAD AT HOW TO REGULATE MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES.

THE PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD MET TO DISCUSS WHAT TO DO IF FLORIDA VOTERS LEGALIZE MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN NOVEMBER.

ONLY A FEW PEOPLE SHOWED UP. ALL AGAINST IT.SO THE BOARD DECIDED TO TABLE THE DISCUSSION AND SEE IF THEY CAN GET MORE INPUT.

THE GROUP CAMPAIGNING FOR THE INITIATIVE SAYS THE PUSHBACK FROM NAPLES IS NOT LIKE WHAT THEY'RE SEEING IN OTHER PARTS OF THE STATE. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES MEDICAL MARIJUANA RULES-SOTVO


Ben Pollera, United for Care Campaign Manager

23:24:45-:55

More so I think I'm seeing pretty productive conversations occurring. To my knowledge Naples is the first city that has proposed banning dispensaries.

THE PLANNING BOARD SAYS IT PLANS TO MAKE A RECOMMENDATION TO CITY COUNCIL AT ITS NEXT MEETING NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


FM MARIJUANA BUST-SS (2)


AN ANONYMOUS TIP TO CRIME STOPPERS LEADS LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES TO A DRUG BUST WORTH MORE THAN 850-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES TELLING US - THIS BUST - WAS THE BIGGEST SO FAR THIS YEAR.

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT MORE THAN A HUNDRED POUNDS OF MARIJUANA.

TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT DEPUTIES FOUND INSIDE A BARN ON PANGOLA DRIVE.

DEPUTIES SAY A COUPLE WAS LIVING ON THE PROPERTY WITH THEIR TWO TEENAGE CHILDREN.

THIS MORNING BRENDA AND TODD NELSON ARE NOW FACING DRUG CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


FMB TOWN PLAN-VOWIPE


NBC-2 EXPOSED AN OUTDATED EMERGENCY PLAN ON FORT MYERS BEACH - IF A HURRICANE HIT.

ONE COUNCIL WOMAN CALLED IT A NIGHTMARE TO LOOK THROUGH THE 170-PAGE PACKET.

IT'S SUPPOSED TO TELL PEOPLE WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

BUT WE UNCOVERED LAST MONTH --

SOME OF THE INFORMATION IS OUT-DATED.

ONE BUSINESSES LISTED DOESN'T EVEN EXIST ANYMORE.

THERE ARE EVEN MORE INACCURACIES THAN FIRST REPORTED.

SAFETY LOCATIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION HAVE CHANGED. Return to index of stories...


FMB TOWN PLAN-SOTVO


Bradley Cordrey, Fort Myers Beach

:29:50 'you would think somebody would have to be on top of that, like

that would be a main priority during the summer.":03

BUTT SOT

Rexann Hosafros, Fort Myers Beach Town Council

Hosafros

:18:43 "I found it to be a much bigger project than I anticipated. It's

been a very long time since we've redone the plan and lots of things

need to be addressed."

THE COUNCIL IS RE-DRAFTING THE PACKET.

THE SAFETY COMMITTEE WILL TALK ABOUT IT AGAIN IN A COUPLE WEEKS.

IN THE MEANTIME -- RESIDENTS CAN USE THE TOWN'S WEBSITE FOR SAFETY INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO SIDEWALK ISSUE-TRX-VO


A NEIGHBORHOOD SPLIT BY A SIDEWALK.

SOME SAY. ADDING ONE WOULD IMPROVE THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE.

OTHERS WORRY IT WOULD RUIN THEIR PROPERTY.

IF THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX PASSES IN NOVEMBER. THE CITY OF PUNTA GORDA WILL RECEIVE 2 MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY FOR SIX YEARS.

THEY REACHED OUT TO THE COMMUNITY FOR IDEAS ON WHAT TO DO WITH THE MONEY.

IN APRIL AFTER HEARING FROM RESIDENTS. CONSTRUCTION OF A SIDEWALK ALONG MACEDONIA DRIVE IN BURNT STORE ISLES WAS PLACED ON THE PROJECT LIST.

BUT NOT ALL NEIGHBORS WANT ONE. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO SIDEWALK ISSUE-SOTVO


"A lot of the concern is that people won't even be able to park their automobile in their own driveway because you'll have the path breaking up the drive."

RESIDENTS WHO DON'T MIND THE SIDEWALK SAY IT'LL IMPROVE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

THE COUNCIL VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO REMOVE THE MACEDONIA PROJECT FROM ITS PROPOSED LIST. Return to index of stories...


BABYS MOUTH DUCKTAPED-INTRO


A MOTHER IS DEFENDING HER ACTIONS AFTER PICTURES SHOWING HER BABY WITH A PACIFIER DUCT-TAPED TO HER MOUTH WENT VIRAL.

NOW AN OHIO SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS INVOLVED.

LIZ ADEOLA HAS THE DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


BABYS MOUTH DUCKTAPED-PKG


IT'S A SHOCKING PHOTO OF A TWO MONTH OLD BABY GIRL.WITH A PACIFIER DUCT TAPED TO HER MOUTH.

"It was just a prop photo, a photo just to be funny."

THE CHILD'S MOTHER SAYS.

"It was on maybe 10-15 seconds, long enough to take a picture."

AND LONG ENOUGH TO CAUSE AN UPROAR ON FACEBOOK.

"We would never go out of our way to harm these children ever. ever."

COMMENTERS SHARED THE PHOTO SAYING CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES SHOULD STEP IN.

BY FRIDAY THEY DID AND TURNED THE INVESTIGATION OVER TO THE FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

"Duct taping a child's pacifier to their mouth, covering up their option to spit that pacifier out and give them their airway, so that if they spit up, it doesn't go back down their airway, their lungs.this is crazy. It's dangerous."

THAT WASN'T THE ONLY PICTURE POSTED.

THERE WAS ANOTHER WITH THE BABY IN A POT NEXT TO POTATOES.

"Can you understand why people would be concerned and think that it's something negative?"

"I really can't answer that because if you really look at the photo you can see that the duct tape was barely touching her face."

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF ZACH SCOTT SAYS NO CRIMINAL CHARGES WILL BE FILED IN THIS CASE, BUT DETECTIVES WILL HAND OVER THEIR FINDINGS TO THE COUNTY PROSECUTORS OFFICE.

"My babies, they're perfect. I don't abuse them. I don't even whoop my children. I wound never do any thing to try to suffocate her, tt was just a prop photo it was supposed to be funny and social media, Facebook blew it out of proportion." Return to index of stories...


SEAWORLD STOCKS-VO


SEAWORLD ISN'T HAVING A WHALE OF A GOOD TIME THESE DAYS.

SHARES OF THE THEME PARK OPERATOR PLUNGED NEARLY 33 PERCENT WEDNESDAY. AFTER IT REPORTED WEAK EARNINGS AND LACKLUSTER ATTENDANCE FOR THE YEAR. ESPECIALLY AT ITS FLAGSHIP DESTINATION THEME PARKS IN SAN DIEGO AND ORLANDO.

SEAWORLD ENTERTAINMENT SAID IT EXPECTS REVENUE TO DROP 6 TO 7 PERCENT FOR THE YEAR.

SEAWORLD HAS COME UNDER FIRE AFTER THE AIRING OF "BLACKFISH" LAST YEAR. A C-N-N DOCUMENTARY THAT EXPOSED THE ALLEGED DANGERS OF KEEPING ORCAS IN CAPTIVITY. Return to index of stories...


HOSPITAL DEATH NOTICE-vo


AN AUSTRALIAN HOSPITAL IS APOLOGIZING TODAY FOR SENDING OUT DEATH NOTICES FOR 2-HUNDRED *LIVING PATIENTS.

REPORTS SAY THE FAXES WERE AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED TO EACH PATIENT'S GENERAL PRACTITIONER LATE LAST MONTH.

THE NOTICES WERE SUPPOSED TO SAY THAT THE PATIENT HAD BEEN RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL.

HOSPITAL STAFF APOLOGIZED FOR THE MISTAKE.

THEY BLAME THE MIX-UP ON HUMAN ERROR. Return to index of stories...


HAWAII STORM CLEAN UP-VO


THE CLEAN-UP CONTINUES IN HAWAII FROM WHAT WAS TROPICAL STORM ISELLE.

YOU'RE LOOKING AT SOME OF THE DAMAGE AT ONE OF THE HARDEST-HIT AREAS ON THE BIG ISLAND.

THE STORM TOPPLED SEVERAL TREES AND DESTROYED SEVERAL HOMES AND TRIGGERED FLOODING. MAKING ROAD ACCESS DIFFICULT.

ISELLE BEGAN AS A HURRICANE. BUT WEAKENED TO A TROPICAL STORM BEFORE LANDFALL FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


TIGER WOODS OUT-VO


TIGER WOODS ANNOUNCED THAT HE'LL NOT BE PARTICIPATING NEXT MONTH'S RYDER CUP.

WOODS RELEASED A STATEMENT CITING HIS RECENT BACK ISSUES AS THE REASON THAT HE'S WITHDRAWING HIMSELF FROM CONSIDERATION FOR TEAM U-S-A.

WOODS SAID HIS DOCTORS ADVISED HIM THAT HIS "BACK MUSCLES NEED TO BE REHABILITATED AND HEALED."

U-S-A CAPTAIN TOM WATSON SAYS HE WANTED WOODS ON THE TEAM BUT THAT HE WOULD HAVE TO BE HEALTHY TO PARTICIPATE.

WOODS FAILED TO MAKE THE CUT AT LAST WEEKEND'S P-G-A CHAMPIONSHIP. Return to index of stories...


BEAR STEALS LUNCH-VO


APPARENTLY, A TURKEY SANDWICH THAT A COLORADO MANS MOM MADE WAS SO APPEALING. A BEAR STOLE IT FROM HIS COMPANY TRUCK.

JASON SHARP SAYS HIS CREWS WERE WORKING IN THE BACKYARD OF A HOME. WHEN THE HOMEOWNER ALERTED THEM TO THIS BEAR CAMPING OUT IN THEIR TRUCK.

THE HOMEOWNER BEGAN SNAPPING THESE PICTURES.

THE BEAR STAYED INSIDE THE LANSCAPING TRUCK FOR ABOUT A HALF HOUR. AND HELPED HIMSELF TO THE GUY'S LUNCH! Return to index of stories...


BEAR STEALS LUNCH-SOTVO


Jennifer Brice: So was the window open and he just hopped in?

"Yes, the windows were open in the truck and he came in through the passenger side and made himself at home.

THE BEAR LEFT AFTER HE ATE.

THE MANAGER OF THE LANDSCAPING COMPANY SAYS HE'S NOW TELLING EMPLOYEES TO ROLL UP THEIR WINDOWS IF THEY LEAVE THEIR LUNCHES INSIDE A COMPANY CAR. Return to index of stories...


SAVANNAH GUTHERIE BABY-OC VO


"TODAY" HOST SAVANNAH GUTHRIE AND HER HUSBAND WELCOME THEIR BABY.

AND THEY'RE THINKING PINK!.

VALE GUTHRIE FELDMAN WAS BORN AROUND THREE O'CLOCK THIS MORNING.

LITTLE VALE WEIGHED IN AT EIGHT POUNDS, FIVE OUNCES AND MEASURED 19-POINT-FIVE INCHES LONG.

SAVANNAH'S HUSBAND, MIKE FELDMAN WAS BY HER SIDE AS THEY WELCOMED THEIR BABY GIRL INTO THE WORLD.

ACCORDING TO SAVANNAH, VALE "HAS BLUE EYES, A LITTLE BIT OF BLONDISH HAIR AND THE CHUBBIEST CHEEKS YOU'VE EVER SEEN." Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-TRX


STRAIGHT AHEAD.

THIS GUY HAD THE NERVE.

FIND OUT HOW THIS UNIVITED GUEST RIPPED OFF AN ENTIRE WEDDING PARTY.

PLUS. DON'T BRING A KNIFE TO THIS MAN'S PLACE OF BUSINESS. OR YOU'RE GONNA HAVE TO DEAL WITH THE CONSEQUENCES. Return to index of stories...


TZ4A) WEDDING CRASHER-VOTOPS


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TZ4B) CLERK FIGHTS-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-STC


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HAND SANITIZERS-ON CAM


SCHOOL CHILDREN GET LOW MARKS WHEN IT COMES TO SPREADING GERMS.

BUGS OFTEN SPREAD FROM SUTDENT TO STUDENT.

SCIENTISTS WANTED TO FIND OUT IF ADDING HAND SANITIZERS TO CLASSROOMS WOULD KEEP KIDS HEALTHIER.

REPORTER HOLLY FIRFER HAS THE RESULTS IN TODAY'S HEALTH MINUTE. Return to index of stories...


HAND SANITIZERS-PKG


ADDING HAND SANITIZER DISPENSERS TO CLASSROOMS DIDN'T APPEAR TO DROP ABSENTEE RATES FORELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILDREN, ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY.

RESEARCHERS IN NEW ZEALANDRECRUITED ABOUT 70 PRIMARY SCHOOLS ASSIGNING HALF TO A CONTROL GROUP IN WHICH CHILDREN WASHED THEIR HANDS WITH SOAP AND WATER.

THE OTHER STUDENTS WERE PART OF AN INTERVENTION GROUP THAT NOT ONLY USED SOAP TO WASH, BUT WERE ALSO ASKED TO USE CLASSROOM HAND SANITIZERS WHEN THEY COUGHED, SNEEZED AND BEFORE MEALS.

CHILDREN IN BOTH GROUPS WERE GIVEN A HALF HOUR HAND HYGIENE LESSON.

AFTER FOLLOWING STUDENTS FOR 20 WEEK, RESEARCHERS FOUND THAT THE ABSENTEE RATES BETWEEN THE 2 GROUPS WERE VIRTUALLY THE SAME.

THE STUDY RESULTS SUPPORT SIMILAR FINDING FROM PREVIOUS STUDIES.

SO WHAT IS THE TAKE AWAY FOR SCHOOLS AND PARENTS? THE CDC SAYS IT'S BEST TO HAVE CHILDREN WASH THEIR HANDS WITH SOAP AND WATER, BUT IF THAT IS NOT AVAILABLE A HAND SANITIZER WITH AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OF AT LEAST 60% IS A GOOD SECOND CHOICE.

FOR TODAY'S HEALTH MINUTE, I'M HOLLY FIRFER. Return to index of stories...


WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-WX WALL


!!!NEED WX ANCHOR CG!!!

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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

Early this morning, a couple of downpours have already developed and worked their way to our coastline from the Gulf of Mexico. Through the morning to midday time frame, we'll see some scattered downpours washing ashore and fading once they come ashore. This is happening as the onshore wind flow continues to dominate our weather pattern. By this afternoon, there will still be a few storms, but they will be mainly inland. Even as most of the activity heads inland this afternoon, a stray shower can still wash ashore at any time.

For Friday and into the weekend, rain chances will be limited. With winds staying onshore, we will still be in the pattern of the chance for a morning shower to come in from the Gulf of Mexico and the isolated afternoon activity will be aimed toward the inland areas.

Highs today and through the next few days will be near 90 degrees at the coastline to the mid 90s in the inland areas. Lows will stay in the mid and upper 70s.

Tropical Update

Other than a couple tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic, the tropics continue to stay quiet. Tropical activity is not expected for the next few days, but we're getting close to the time of year when we normally see an increase in tropical development. Keep monitoring nbc-2.com for future updates on the tropics. Return to index of stories...


WEDDING CRASHER STEALS WALLET-ON CAM


A WEDDING CRASHER IS WANTED IN CONNECTION TO THEFTS.

IT'S THE SECOND TIME THIEVES HAVE STRUCK IN THE LAST YEAR IN MADISON WISCONSIN.

THE FIRST WAS AT A FUNERAL.

JESSICA ARP REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


WEDDING CRASHER STEALS WALLET-PKG


--PKG--

PHOTOS SHOW YOU THE JOY AND THE LOVE ON AMANDA AND RYAN KARTOS' WEDDING DAY.

MEMORIES THEY'LL KEEP FOREVER.

"all of a sudden you're up at the altar and you're ready to get married.":49

THEY MADE IT DOWN THE AISLE AND TO THE ALTAR AT SAINT BERNARDS CHURCH ON JULY 26TH.

BUT WHAT WAS HAPPENING DURING THE CEREMONY IN THE BASEMENT OF THE CHURCH.

THEY'D RATHER FORGET.

"I know a couple people talked about setting purses aside, but you just forget about it, we felt comfortable, it was all our friends and family, it was a church."

RYAN AND AMANDA DISCOVERED WHEN THEY WENT TO LEAVE THE CHURCH.

THAT SOMEONE ROBBED THE ROOM WHERE THE BRIDE AND HER MAIDS HAD GOTTEN READY.

"my moms wallet, my sisters, several other bridesmaids, one who flew in from alabama:45 so she didnt have any of her ids or credit cards."

MADISON POLICE HAVE KEYED IN ON THIS PHOTO FROM AFTER THE WEDDING.

SURVEILLANCE FROM A NEKOOSA TRAIL WAL-MART WHERE A BRIDESMAID'S CREDIT CARD WAS USED AN HOUR LATER.

THE MAN DRESSED. AS IF HE WAS AT A WEDDING.

"So we're hopeful that we're going to be able to identify at least this person that we have some surveillance video on:23 whether this is the person who took the wallets we really dont know at this time."

"People after the fact said oh yeah i saw him at the wedding standing outside the bridesmaid room but they just thought he was a family member just hanging out."

THE COUPLE IS HOPEFUL THAT PHOTO.

AND ONE OF HIS VEHICLE.

CAN BRING CLOSURE. AND LIFT THE CLOUD OVER A HAPPY DAY.

"I just want him to be embarrassed and punished:12 and i dont want it to happen to anyone else." Return to index of stories...


CLERK FIGHTS WITH GARDEN HOE-VO


A STORE CLERK IN TACOMA USES A GARDEN HOE TO FIGHT OFF A ROBBER.

POLICE SAY THIS GUY ROBBED THE STORE USING A LARGE KNIFE!

DETECTIVES SAY THE SUSPECT WAS SO BRAZEN. HE CAME BACK TWO DAYS LATER!!

SAME GUY. SAME LARGE KNIFE. BUT THIS TIME HE STOLE THE ENTIRE CASH REGISTER.

SURVIELLANCE VIDEO CLEARLY SHOWS THE CLERK GRABBING A GARDENING HOE AND GOING AFTER THE ROBBER EVEN HITTING HIM ON THE HEAD.

BUT THAT DIDN`T KEEP THE THIEF FROM BOLTING - CASH REGISTER IN HAND!

ONE EMPLOYEE WAS SO AFRAID HE QUIT.

THE SUSPECT IS STILL ON THE RUN. Return to index of stories...


CLERK FIGHTS WITH GARDEN HOE-SOTVO


had there been a customer in the store, you dont' know, he might have hurt them also."

IT WAS A SCARY SITUATION FOR EMPLOYEES.

ONE WAS SO AFRAID HE QUIT.

THE SUSPECT IS STILL ON THE RUN. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT


SWEET TOOTH OR SWEET BRAIN?

WAYS TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR APPETITE. COMING UP IN HEALTH MATTERS.

PLUS--

WOMEN ARE THROWING TRADITION -- OUT THE WINDOW.

WE EXPLAIN THE BABY BOOM. Return to index of stories...


TZ5A) UNMARRIED MOMS-VO


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HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM


THIS MIGHT BREAK YOUR HEART- THOSE YUMMY SWEETS WE LOVE TO EAT, HAVE A SOUR SIDE. THE ADDICTIVE NATURE OF SUGAR IS IMPACTING OUR HEALTH.

IN TODAYS HEALTH MATTERS AMY OSHIER LOOKS AT PULLING THE SWEET TOOTH. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


TINA BOULTON/HAS A SWEET TOOTH

RUNS:

:09 I'm eating a chocolate brownie, chocolate-peanutbutter brownie.

LIKE MANY OF US- TINA BOULTON IS A SUGAR JUNKIE.

TINA BOULTON/HAS A SWEET TOOTH

RUNS:

:39 I like candy. That's my sweet tooth and I do eat that about every day.

RESEARCHERS ARE LOOKING AT SUGAR ADDICTIONS. ASKING THE QUESTION: ARE

YOU CONTROLLING YOUR SWEET TOOTH, OR IS IT CONTROLLING YOU.

JEANNE STRUVE/REGISTERED DIETITIAN

RUNS:

3:54 When you have a lot of sugar your body kind of gets used to that sugar and you

start craving sugar.

JEANNE STRUVE IS A REGISTERED DIETITIAN WHO FINDS PACKAGED FOODS

AND RESTAURANT MENUS ARE FUELING THE SUGAR RUSH.

JEANNE STRUVE/REGISTERED DIETITIAN

RUNS:

4:26 They're trying to get people not just to buy it, but actually to crave that food. So

they'll look for the exact amount of sugar, the exact amount of salt, the exact amount of

fat that makes a consumer keep coming back for it. You know those foods that call your

name, there's a reason they call your name.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

By some estimates the average American downs 152 pounds of sugar a year. And it's

coming at us from every direction. The sweets we eat combined with added sugars in

everything from bread to sauces. The cost of convenience is heavy.

JEANNE STRUVE/REGISTERED DIETITIAN

RUNS:

2:16 Unfortunately we're paying a price for that with our health. It may be easy and quick to put

on the table but then you may end up with health problems later on.

IT'S SOMETHING TINA NEVER CONSIDERED.

TINA BOULTON/HAS A SWEET TOOTH

RUNS:

1:32 I watch my fats, and my cholesterols. That type of thing. I've never watched my sugar.

TO BREAK THE SUGAR HABIT- BEGIN BY SWEETENING FOOD YOURSELF. FOR

EXAMPLE, BUY PLAIN CEREAL AND ADD SUGAR. LOOK FOR SUGAR ALIASES ON

LABELS, AND FINALLY- APPROACH EATING WITH A PURE HEART.

JEANNE STRUVE/REGISTERED DIETITIAN

RUNS:

6:14 You want to get foods as close to grown as possible. As natural as possible.

IT IS POSSIBLE TO RE-TRAIN YOUR BRAIN AND TASTE BUDS. FOR LEE

MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


UNMARRIED MOMS-VO


ACCORDING TO NEW FEDERAL RESEARCH. THERE'S A BABY BOOM AMONG UNMARRIED COUPLES WHO LIVE TOGETHER.

BIRTHS IN SO-CALLED "COHABITING RELATIONSHIPS". ROSE TO 58-PERCENT BETWEEN 2006 AND 2010.

THAT IS UP FROM 41-PERCENT IN 2002.

THE REPORT SHOWS BETWEEN 2002-TO-2010. ABOUT HALF OF BIRTHS TO NON-MARRIED, COHABITING WOMEN WERE PLANNED.

THE DATA WAS COLLECTED BY THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS. WHICH IS PART OF THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION. Return to index of stories...


HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-INTRO


THE STORY OF BRITTANY MURPHY IS COMING TO YOUR T-V.

CELINE DION PUTS HER CAREER ON HOLD.

AND JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE GETS DRENCHED.

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HOLLYWOOD MINUTE-PKG


LIFETIME IS TELLING THE STORY OF ACTRESS BRITTANY MURPHY.

THE NETWORK ANNOUNCED TUESDAY IT'S WORKING ON A TWO HOUR MOVIE.

MURPHY DIED NEARLY 5 YEARS AGO FROM PNEUMONIA, IRON DEFICIENCY AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG INTOXICATION.

RUMORS HAVE SWIRLED SHE WAS POISONED.

THE MOVIE WILL RECOUNT MURPHY'S YOUNGER YEARS, LEADING UP TO HER DEATH.

IT AIRS SEPTEMBER 6TH.

"DON'T GIVE UP ON YOUR FAITH"

ADVICE CELINE DION IS PROBABLY TAKING TO HEART.

THE SINGER ANNOUNCED TUESDAY SHE IS PUTTING HER CAREER ON HOLD INDEFINITELY-- TO FOCUS ON HER ILLNESS AND HER HUSBAND'S CANCER.

ACCORDING TO A STATEMENT ON HER WEBSITE, DION SUFFERS FROM AN ILLNESS THAT CAUSES INFLAMMATION IN HER THROAT MUSCLES.

DION BRIEFLY TOOK A BREAK IN 1999, WHEN HER HUSBAND FIRST GOT CANCER.

"I AM ACCEPTING THE ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLANGE."

YEP, THAT'S JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE GETTING DRENCHED IN ICE COLD WATER.FOR A GOOD CAUSE, OF COURSE.

THE SINGER IS TAKING PART IN THE ICE BUCKET CHALLANGE--A SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN THAT AIMS TO RAISE AWARENESS AND MONEY TO FIGHT LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE, OR ALS.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

WELL, YOU DUMP A BUCKET OF ICE-COLD WATER OVER YOUR HEAD, THEN YOU CHALLENGE A FRIEND TO EITHER DO THE SAME OR DONATE MONEY.

WHO DID JUSTIN CHALLENGE?YOU GUESSED IT, HIS BUDDY JIMMY FALLON.

FOR HOLLYWOOD MINUTE.I'M MARTHA SHADE. Return to index of stories...


EXPENSIVE HOTDOG-OC-SS


THIS IS QUITE THE FOODIE FIND AS WE HEAD INTO THE NOON HOUR.

A FOOD TRUCK IN SEATTLE IS SELLING THE WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE HOT DOG.

IT'S A FOOT LONG. SMOKED CHEESE BRATWURST. WITH TOPPINGS THAT INCLUDE GRILLED ONIONS, MUSHROOMS, FOIE GRAS, SHAVED BLACK TRUFFLES, AND CAVIAR. ALL FOR 169 DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT NOON TEASE-ON CAM


WE ARE GEARING UP FOR THE NEWS AT NOON!

YOU CAN NOW TEACH YOUR KIDS ABOUT BEARS-

HOW A NEW CURRICULUM LOOKS TO TEACH KIDS ON HOW TO STAY SAFE--

WHILE FOLLOWING FLORIDA CURRICULUM STANDARDS.

PLUS-

A FLORIDA WOMAN KICKED OFF AN AIRPLANE--

WHY AIRLINE ATTENDENTS SAY SHE WASN'T ALLOWED TO FLY--

WHAT THE WOMAN DID TO GET TO HER DESTINATION.

PLUS-

TWITTER IS IN THE PROCESS OF CHANGING ITS PRIVACY STANDARDS.

--AFTER ONE OF ROBIN WILLIAM'S CHILDREN DELETED HER ACCOUNT.

WHY THEY ARE PROTECTING USERS OF FAMILY MEMBERS OF THE DECEASED. Return to index of stories...


NOON TZA) BEAR EDUCATION-VOTOPS


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NOON TZB) FL WOMAN KICKED OFF PLANE-VOTOPS


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NOON TZC) TWITTER REVIEWING PRIVACY POLICY-VOTOPS


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CLOSE-2-SHOT PLASMA


AD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...