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HEADLINES-SOT SC FROZEN POND RESCUE-OC, VO
SHOW OPEN-CLIP DISNEY ALADDIN CONTROVERSY-OC, VO
BREAKING TRX-TRX SIMONE: FGCU WHITE RACISM-2-SHOT, BOXES
COLLIER CRASH-ON CAM SIMONE: FGCU WHITE RACISM-TRX, LIVE
CAPE CORAL NEWS TEAM-MO SIMONE: FGCU WHITE RACISM-PKG
DELIA: CAPE CONCRETE DUMPING-2-SHOT, BOXES SIMONE: FGCU WHITE RACISM-VOTOPS, ON CAM
DELIA: CAPE CONCRETE DUMPING-TRX, LIVE NEXT AT 11 TRX-TRX
DELIA: CAPE CONCRETE DUMPING-PKG TEASE ONE: HOTEL NO LOCALS-SOTTOPS
DELIA: CAPE CONCRETE DUMPING-LIVE TEASE TWO: SAILING THROUGH STORM-VOTOPS
CRIME ALERT-MO FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-ON CAM
GUY PUNCHES WOMEN AT OUTBACK-SSTOPS IRMA RECOVERY-MO
MARCO CHEATER SCAM-OC, VO CAPE COUNCIL MEETING-VOTOPS
BREAKOUT: WHITE SIGNS-OC, VO DEVELOPING-MO
BREAKOUT: WHITE SIGNS-SOTVO COLD OPEN-SOTTOPS
DEVELOPING-MO LOCAL HOTEL SAYS NO LOCALS-VO IN SQBOX, VO FULL
ARREST AT AIRPORT-OC, VO LOCAL HOTEL SAYS NO LOCALS-PKG
NEW TRX-TRX LOCAL HOTEL SAYS NO LOCALS-ON CAM
MOLESTATION ARREST-OC, SS NEW VIDEO TRX-TRX
LEE CO CHILD SEX ASSAULT-SSTOPS CRUISE SHIP SAILS THROUGH STORM-VOTOPS
RIGHT NOW TRX-TRX FWC SAVING TURTLES-VOTOPS
IMMOKALEE DROWNING-SS IN TOUCH, VO FIRST ALERT OPEN-CLIP
IMMOKALEE DROWNING-SOTVO, SS IN TOUCH TOSS TO WEATHER-3 SHOT
NEW TONIGHT-MO FORECAST-WXWALL
BARDES VIEWING-VOTOPS FORECAST-TOUCH
SNAPCHAT HOAX-VOTOPS NEW TRX-TRX
NEW TRX-TRX SPIDER FIRE-VOTOPS
DOC SEXUAL ASSAULT-OC, VO LIVE TRX-TRX
DOC SEXUAL ASSAULT-SOTVO NATL CHAMP LIVE BUMP-LIVE
DEVELOPING-MO SPORTS-MO
CAPE ROAD RAGE-VO IN TOUCH, VO FULL SPORTS TEASE #1-3SH, VO
CAPE ROAD RAGE-SOTVO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
RIGHT NOW TRX-TRX SPORTS
CAPE CORAL BANK ROBBERY-SSTOPS, VO FGCU SOT-OCSOTWIPE
COLLIER BRUSH FIRES-VOTOPS TEDDY DUPAY VO-VOTOPSWIPE
COLLIER BRUSH FIRES-SOTVO SAMMY SIRIANNI VO-VOTOPSWIPE
BEACH TESTING TOMORROW-ZM MAP IN SQBOX, VOFULL DE'VONDRE CAMPBELL VO-VOTOPSWIPE
NEW TRX-TRX LCAC HOF FS-FSTOPSWIPE
MASTURBATING MAN ARRESTED-OC, SS CFB FS-FSTOPS
MAPLE AVE SHOOTING-VOTOPS SPORTS TEASE #2-OC, VO
MAPLE AVE SHOOTING-SOTVO SPORTS BLOCK #2 OPEN-CLIP
DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-VOTOPS OLYMPICS PKG-OCPKG
FISHERMAN STILL NOT FOUND-OC, SS SPORTS TOSS TO BREAK-ON CAM
NEW VIDEO TRX-TRX FINAL FORECAST-WXGFX
PGH CAR GOES UP IN FLAMES-VO IN SQBOX, VO FULL CLOSE SHOW-2 SHOT
MA MASSING APT FIRE-VOTOPS END TIME


HEADLINES-SOT


A NEW CLASS SO CONTERVERSIAL.COPS WILL BE THERE TOMORROW MORNING TO KEEP EVERYONE IN LINE!

CAUGHT ILLEGALLY DUMPING IN CAPE CORAL.

Eric Thoman:

02:46:56

"Left his trailer actually up in dump position and took off." Dur: 04

NEIGHBORS WORKING TO TRACK DOWN THIS MYSTERIOUS MAN.

PLUS, WHY THIS GUY IS NO LONGER ALLOWED AT OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE IN NAPLES.

AND ARRESTED AT THE AIRPORT. A MAN SITTING IN LEE COUNTY JAIL AFTER REFUSING TO SURRENDER AT BAGGAGE CLAIM. Return to index of stories...


SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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BREAKING TRX-TRX


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COLLIER CRASH-ON CAM


BREAKING NEWS: THREE PEOPLE ARE SERIOUSLY HURT IN A THREE-CAR CRASH IN COLLIER COUNTY.

F-H-P SAYS ONE DRIVER PULLED OUT IN FRONT OF ANOTHER CAR. SPUN AROUND. AND THEN WAS HIT BY THE THIRD CAR.

THIS HAPPENED ON US 41 AND PRICE STREET AROUND 7 THIS EVENING. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL NEWS TEAM-MO


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DELIA: CAPE CONCRETE DUMPING-2-SHOT, BOXES


A HOMEOWNER IN NORTHWEST CAPE CORAL. CAUGHT A MAN DUMPING A TRUCK LOAD OF CONCRETE IN A VACANT LOT NEXT DOOR.

NEIGHBORS CONFRONTED HIM.AND THE MYSTERY DUMPER GOT OUT OF DODGE.

ONLY NBC2'S DELIA D'AMBRA SPOKE WITH THE FAMILY WHO CAUGHT THE HIM IN THE ACT. Return to index of stories...


DELIA: CAPE CONCRETE DUMPING-TRX, LIVE


I DID SOME DIGGING AND ACCORDING TO LEE COUNTY, NOTHING HAS BEEN DONE WITH THE LOT ON NORTHWEST 22ND PLACE SINCE 2005.

NEIGHBORS SAY NO ONE EVER COMES AND GOES FROM IT---UNTIL NOW.

ON FRIDAY---IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY---A MAN CAME BY AND LEFT A MOUNTAIN OF A MESS BEHIND. Return to index of stories...


DELIA: CAPE CONCRETE DUMPING-PKG


THE PRIME SPOT---

Eric Thoman: Cape Coral Resident

02:46:00

"There's a lot of opportunity for it to happen and it happens periodically on other streets I notice." Dur: 04

AT THE PRIME TIME---

Eric Thoman: Cape Coral Resident

02:46:43

"He obviously didn't think anybody was home or in this vicinity, but he left in a hurry when he seen my wife." Dur: 06

ERIC THOMAS'S WIFE TOOK PHOTOS EVERY STEP OF THE WAY WHEN SHE SAW THIS MAN BACK HIS PICKUP AND TRAILER TO THE VERY BACK OF THE LOT NEXT DOOR AROUND NOON ON FRIDAY.

Eric Thoman: Cape Coral Resident

02:44:41

"Was working and heard a loud noises, came out to inspect what was going on and seen somebody dumping." Dur: 05

THE PILE OF CONCRETE SLABS STICKS OUT LIKE A SORE THUMB AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THE RESIDENTIAL ROAD.

Delia Standup:

02:43:32

"The chunks of concrete that eyewitnesses saw the mystery man drop off are filled with rusted and sharp wire." Dur: 06

Eric Thoman: Cape Coral Resident

02:46:24

"I have kids that could go play in it, get hurt." Dur: 02

Eric Thoman: Cape Coral Resident

02:46:20

"You could have snakes, rodents. Stuff making homes." Dur: 03

WHEN THE MAN NOTICED THOMAN'S WIFE---

Eric Thoman: Cape Coral Resident

02:46:56

"Left his trailer actually up in dump position and took off." Dur: 04

Eric Thoman: Cape Coral Resident

02:47;08

"He knows he was doing wrong." Dur: 01

THE LACK OF LOGOS ON THE TRUCK OR TRAILER IS ALSO CAUSE FOR SUSPICION THAT WHOEVER IT WAS---WASN'T SUPPOSED TO BE THERE.

Eric Thoman: Cape Coral Resident

02:45:36

"Not having logos, maybe it is a big company and he took his stickers off, you know just to avoid prosecution or to be seen." Dur: 07 Return to index of stories...


DELIA: CAPE CONCRETE DUMPING-LIVE


NEIGHBORS IN THE AREA --OR ANY HOMEONWER IN LEE COUNTY---CAN FILE AN ILLEGAL DUMPING COMPLAINT WITH THE COUNTY SOLID WASTE DIVISION.

AS FAR AS THE MAN---IF YOU RECOGNIZE HIM, YOU SHOULD MAKE AUTHORITIES AWARE.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM, DD, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


CRIME ALERT-MO


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GUY PUNCHES WOMEN AT OUTBACK-SSTOPS


A 22-YEAR-OLD MAN IS NOW BANNED FROM EVER RETURNING TO ONE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE.

THIS GUY, BRADLEY DAVIS, WAS REPORTEDLY SO DRUNK. HE PUNCHED TWO WOMEN.

ONE WAS IN HER *EIGHTIES.

THE OTHER. A TEENAGER.

THIS HAPPENED AT A RESTAURANT IN NAPLES. Return to index of stories...


MARCO CHEATER SCAM-OC, VO


A "CHEATING" SCAM ON MARCO ISLAND THAT DIDN'T EXACTLY WORK OUT FOR THE SCAMMERS.

THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TWEETED THIS OUT TODAY.

A MAN NAMED ROBERT GOT A LETTER, SAYING IF HE DIDN'T FORK UP THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS, HIS "ACTIONS" WOULD BE EXPOSED TO HIS WIFE.

TURNS OUT, ROBERT ISN'T EVEN MARRIED. Return to index of stories...


BREAKOUT: WHITE SIGNS-OC, VO


BACK IN NOVEMBER-- SIGNS TAPED ON FGCU STUDENT UNION DOORS CAUSED AN UPROAR.

THEY SAID "IT'S OKAY TO BE WHITE."

THIS PICTURE WAS TWEETED OUT BY A GROUP CLAIMING TO BE PART OF THE NAACP.

THE PROFESSOR TEACHING TOMORROW'S WHITE RACISM CLASS HAD THIS TO SAY BACK THEN; Return to index of stories...


BREAKOUT: WHITE SIGNS-SOTVO


:28 -:31

Dr. Ted Thornhill/Professor:

"It is okay to be white, but is not okay to be a white racist."

THE SIGNS WERE QUICKLY TAKEN DOWN.

THAT, ALONG WITH ALL OF THE OTHER RACE CASES ON CAMPUS PROMPTED A PANEL DISCUSSION IN NOVEMBER. 200 STUDENTS ATTENDED. Return to index of stories...


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ARREST AT AIRPORT-OC, VO


A BIZZARE ARREST TODAY AT RSW AIRPORT.

A GUY RAN FROM POLICE THROUGH THE BAGGAGE CLAIM.

ONLY NBC-2 GOT VIDEO OF DAVID GARY'S ARREST.

AN OFFICER HAD TO PULL OUT HIS GUN-- IN THE MIDDLE OF THE AIRPORT.

GARY REPORTEDLY REFUSED TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT A STOLEN CREDIT CARD.

THAT'S WHEN HE STARTED RUNNING, DROPPING DRUGS ALONG THE WAY. Return to index of stories...


NEW TRX-TRX


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MOLESTATION ARREST-OC, SS


A MAN IS ARRESTED. ACCUSED OF REPEATEDLY MOLESTING A CHILD.

JOSEPH MADDAGE IS IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY JAIL TONIGHT.

HE REPORTEDLY INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHED THE VICTIM AT HER HOME. SEVERAL TIMES. OVER THE LAST FIVE MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO CHILD SEX ASSAULT-SSTOPS


AND ANOTHER SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE INVOLVING A CHILD.

THIS ONE IN LEE COUNTY.

ANTHONY ANDREWS OF LEHIGH ACRES REPORTEDLY HAD HIS VICTIM "PINKY-PROMISE" NOT TO TELL ANYONE ABOUT WHAT HE DID. Return to index of stories...


RIGHT NOW TRX-TRX


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IMMOKALEE DROWNING-SS IN TOUCH, VO


NBC-2 LOOKING FOR ANSWERS INTO HOW A MOTHER AND HER TWO YOUNG CHILDREN WOUND UP AT THE BOTTOM OF A POND IN IMMOKALEE.

SHATORIA BROWN WAS DRIVING DOWN EDEN AVENUE SATURDAY NIGHT IN IMMOKALEE.DIDN'T STOP AT A STOP SIGN. AND CRASHED INTO THE POND.

TROOPERS FOUND THE BODIES OF HER THREE AND FIVE-YEAR-OLD KIDS IN THE CAR. AND BROWN'S BODY IN THE WATER NEARBY.

TONIGHT, FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE DROWNING-SOTVO, SS IN TOUCH


Sylvia Sanchez:

47:24

"Of course it hits home because it could be anyone's child including my own and you never know when something like this is going to happen.":30

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS IT CAN TAKE UP TO TWO MONTHS BEFORE THE INVESTIGATION IS COMPLETE.

IN THE MEANTIME, OWNERS OF RUDY'S BBQ AND CATERING ARE PLANNING TO RAISE MONEY FOR BROWN'S FAMILY. THEY WILL DONATE PROCEEDS FROM SALES ON FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


NEW TONIGHT-MO


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BARDES VIEWING-VOTOPS


TONIGHT PEOPLE SAID THEIR FINAL GOODBYES TO LEE COUNTY DEPUTY DEAN BARDES.

DEPUTY BARDES PASSED AWAY LAST WEEK.

THERE WAS A PUBLIC VIEWING THIS EVENING AT CAPE CHRISTIAN CHURCH.

TOMORROW-- DEPUTY BARDES WILL BE LAID TO REST. Return to index of stories...


SNAPCHAT HOAX-VOTOPS


A SNAPCHAT POST SHUT DOWN SCHOOLS IN *EIGHT STATES.

THE PICTURE SHOWS HALF-A DOZEN GUNS AND SAYS "LOADED UP, BOUT TO HEAD OUT."

THE POST WARNED STUDENTS AT A SCHOOL WITH THE INITIALS MHS.SO AS YOU COULD IMAGINE, A LOT OF DIFFERENT SCHOOLS WERE WORRIED.

THE FBI TRACED THE THREAT BACK TO A STUDENT IN VIRGINIA. Return to index of stories...


NEW TRX-TRX


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DOC SEXUAL ASSAULT-OC, VO


DISTURBING NEW DETAILS RELEASED AFTER A FORT MYERS DOCTOR IS ARRESTED.

ASIF CHOUDHURY IS ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING *SEVERAL PATIENTS* AT TWO DIFFERENT MEDICAL FACILITIES.

AT HEALTHPARK MEDICAL CENTER IN MAY. CHOUDHURY REPORTEDLY SEXUALLY ASSAULTED AN UNCONSCIOUS PATIENT DURING SURGERY.

ANOTHER INCIDENT TOOK PLACE AT RIVERWALK ENDOSCOPY AND SURGERY CENTER LAST JUNE.

THIS WEEKEND, A FORMER PATIENT TOLD NBC-2. SHE'S AFRAID SHE COULD HAVE BEEN A VICTIM. Return to index of stories...


DOC SEXUAL ASSAULT-SOTVO


Belkis Espinosa/Former patient:

05:54:18 "It made me feel like violated you know cause during your procedure you're asleep. You don't know what's going on, and immediately the thought came to my mind. What about if he did something, you know I can't know about it.":33

BOTH OF CHOUDHURY'S PRIVATE PRACTICES WERE CLOSED TODAY.

HIS ARRAIGNMENT IS SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING-MO


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CAPE ROAD RAGE-VO IN TOUCH, VO FULL


NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING WHEN A SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER WAS ARRESTED ON THE SIDE OF A CAPE CORAL ROAD.

WITNESSES SAY 71-YEAR-OLD WAYNE MILLER WAS CURSING AT DRIVERS - AND RUNNING CARS OFF CHIQUITA BOULEVARD ON SATURDAY.

HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS TRUCK AND SLAMMED INTO A POLE.

THEN, HE TRIED FIGHTING WITH PEOPLE WHO CAME TO HELP HIM. HE EVEN TRIED CHARGING AT FIREFIGHTERS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE ROAD RAGE-SOTVO


Tim Supko/Cape Coral:

48:10 - 48:23

"It's just amazing that people just. they don't care anymore. They're too quick to jump off the handle, and its just ridiculous. And then the way they treat the police officers these days, its just so disrespectful."

MILLER WAS RELEASED FROM JAIL SUNDAY.

WE STOPPED BY HIS HOME TODAY - BUT NO ONE WOULD COMMENT. Return to index of stories...


RIGHT NOW TRX-TRX


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CAPE CORAL BANK ROBBERY-SSTOPS, VO


CAPE CORAL POLICE STILL SEARCHING FOR THIS MAN-- WHO ROBBED A BANK IN A PITTSBURGH STEELERS HAT.

IT HAPPENED AT BANK OF OZARKS ON SANTA BARBARA BOULEVARD.

THE MAN REPORTEDLY TOLD A CLERK HE HAD A GUN--- BUT HE DIDN'T SHOW IT.

THEN, HE RAN OFF.

WE DON'T KNOW IF HE GOT AWAY WITH ANY MONEY. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER BRUSH FIRES-VOTOPS


FOUR BRUSH FIRES THIS WEEKEND IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THERE WERE THREE SATURDAY-- AND ONE SUNDAY.

FIREFIGHTERS SAY WITH LINGERING IRMA DEBRIS-- AND COOLER WEATHER-- BRUSH FIRE SEASON MAY BE STARTING EARLY. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER BRUSH FIRES-SOTVO


Jorge Aguilera/North Collier Fire Rescue:

2345 "We have a lot of debris out especially in our more rural areas, cold weather, low humidity, high winds."

FIREFIGHTERS SAY PEOPLE SHOULD BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL WITH COALS, CIGARETTE BUTTS, BONFIRES AND ANYTHING ELSE THAT COULD START A FIRE. Return to index of stories...


BEACH TESTING TOMORROW-ZM MAP IN SQBOX, VOFULL


WE WILL SOON LEARN IF IT'S ONCE AGAIN SAFE TO SWIM AT SANIBEL'S TARPON BAY BEACH.

A HIGH BACTERIA WARNING WAS FIRST ISSUED FRIDAY.

SIGNS WERE POSTED, WARNING PEOPLE THAT IF THEY GET IN THE WATER, THEY COUND GET SICK.

WE ARE EXPECTING NEW TEST RESULTS SOMETIME TOMORROW. Return to index of stories...


NEW TRX-TRX


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MASTURBATING MAN ARRESTED-OC, SS


PEOPLE IN A 7-ELEVEN PARKING LOT LOOKED OVER TO FIND A MAN MASTURBATING IN HIS TRUCK.

JOSEPH PITTMAN IS IN JAIL TONIGHT.

HE WAS REPORTED TO POLICE A FEW TIMES FROM 7-ELEVEN. AND ANOTHER TIME FROM A PEDIATRIC DENTIST OFFICE.

ONE WITNESS HAD THREE KIDS IN HER CAR.

ANOTHER WITNESS SAYS SHE MADE EYE CONTACT WITH PITTMAN. AND HE STARTED SMILING. Return to index of stories...


MAPLE AVE SHOOTING-VOTOPS


TWO PEOPLE SHOT IN FRONT OF A FORT MYERS APARTMENT BUILDING.

INVESTIGATORS FOCUSED ON A GRASSY AREA ALONG MAPLE-- WHERE MORE THAN A DOZEN EVIDENCE MARKERS COVERED THE GROUND.

POLICE WERE ALSO IN AND OUT OF AN APARTMENT ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING.

THE WHOLE SCENE WAS ALARMING TO NEIGHBORS. INCLUDING A LOCAL CITY LEADER, NOW CALLING FOR AN END TO THE VIOLENCE. Return to index of stories...


MAPLE AVE SHOOTING-SOTVO


Councilman Johnny Streets:

001222 "People talk about prayer and that's good but after prayer, if you don't get up and do something, it's lost."

INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY ARE NOT LOOKING FOR ANY SUSPECTS AT THIS TIME.

WE'RE TOLD THE TWO PEOPLE SHOT WILL BE OKAY. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-VOTOPS


WE NOW KNOW THE NAME OF THE MAN SHOT AND KILLED BY LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES.

58-YEAR-OLD GUILLERMO MENDOZA WAS SHOT SATURDAY NIGHT- AFTER DEPUTIES SAY HE POINTED A GUN AT THEM.

IT HAPPENED AFTER DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A SAN CARLOS PARK HOME FOR A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE.

NO DEPUTIES WERE HURT. Return to index of stories...


FISHERMAN STILL NOT FOUND-OC, SS


RIGHT NOW, A DESPERATE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR A MISSING BOATER.

NIK KAYLER HASN'T BEEN SEEN SINCE THURSDAY, WHEN HE FELL OUT OF A BOAT IN ROUGH WATER ON LAKE OKEECHOBEE.

HIS FRIEND, WHO WAS ABLE TO MAKE IT BACK TO SHORE, HAS SINCE BEEN RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL. NOW, HE'S BACK OUT THERE SEARCHING. Return to index of stories...


NEW VIDEO TRX-TRX


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PGH CAR GOES UP IN FLAMES-VO IN SQBOX, VO FULL


A CAR GOES UP IN FLAMES AFTER A DRIVER SLIDES ON ICE AND CRASHES INTO A BARRIER.

THIS HAPPENED ON A BUSY PITTSBURGH HIGHWAY.

YOU CAN SEE THE CAR COMPLETELY ENGULFED.

ONE PERSON WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


MA MASSING APT FIRE-VOTOPS


FIREFIGHTERS IN MASSACHUSETTS BATTLE A MASSIVE 4-ALARM FIRE.

AT LEAST ONE PERSON WAS HURT WHEN AN APARTMENT COMPLEX WENT UP IN FLAMES.

THIS INCREDIBLE VIDEO SHOWS FIREFIGHTERS TAKING ON THE BLAZE FROM THE ROOF AS HEAVY SMOKE POURS FROM WINDOWS.

THE STRONG 20 TO 30 MILES-PER-HOUR WINDS MADE THE FIRE EXTREMELY HARD TO PUT OUT. Return to index of stories...


SC FROZEN POND RESCUE-OC, VO


TWO KIDS RESCUED AFTER SLEDDING -- AND FALLING IN A FROZEN POND.

YOU CAN SEE THE SLEDS RIGHT THERE IN THE WATER.

THIS HAPPENED IN SOUTH CAROLINA.

A NEIGHBOR CALLED 911 AND TRIED TO RESCUE THE KIDS-- BUT COULD NOT REACH THEM.

A DEPUTY USED A ROPE TO PULL THEM IN.

BOTH ARE EXPECTED TO BE OKAY. Return to index of stories...


DISNEY ALADDIN CONTROVERSY-OC, VO


DISNEY UNDER FIRE IN THE U-K FOR "BROWNING UP" WHITE ACTORS.

AN EXTRA IN THE LIVE-ACTION MOVIE PRODUCTION OF ALADDIN SAYS WHITE ACTORS ARE LINING UP TO HAVE THEIR SKIN DARKENED.

DISNEY SAYS THAT'S TRUE, BUT ONLY IN A "HANDFUL OF INSTANCES."

IT STARS WILL SMITH AS THE GENIE AND IT'S CURRENTLY BEING FILMED IN LONDON. Return to index of stories...


SIMONE: FGCU WHITE RACISM-2-SHOT, BOXES


COPS IN THE CLASSROOM.

THERE IS SO MUCH CONCERN OVER THE NEW "WHITE RACISM" COURSE AT FGCU.THAT OFFICERS WILL BE ON HAND FOR THE FIRST DAY TOMORROW.

RECENT RACIST MESSAGES ON CAMPUS HAVE ALREADY CREATED A TENSE ATMOSPHERE.

NBC2'S SIMONE CUCCURULLO TALKED WITH STUDENTS ABOUT THE CONTROVERSIAL CLASS. Return to index of stories...


SIMONE: FGCU WHITE RACISM-TRX, LIVE


HERE AT THE CAMPUS POLICE STATION OF COURSE ITS NORMAL TO SEE A HANDFUL OF COPS.

BUT TOMORROW MORNING THE POLICE WILL BE SOMEWHERE THEY DON'T NORMALLY HAVE TO MONITOR--

INSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM. Return to index of stories...


SIMONE: FGCU WHITE RACISM-PKG


:06:24:20

"The thing about the police officers is pretty surprising, I didn't even know that."

COPS IN CLASS--

00:01:18

"You put two words together that a lot of white people dont like. White and racism. That's going to obviously bring some attention."

AFTER CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING "WHITE RACISM"--

A NEW COURSE NOW OFFERED AT FGCU.

06:49:52

"I've heard this class is taking a lot of ideals and spreading ideas of white racism and what it means in America."

ACCORDING TO THE COURSE DESCRIPTION- 50 STUDENTS WILL HEAD INSIDE REED HALL TOMORROW TO EXAMINE "RACIST IDEOLOGIES, AND DISCUSS WAYS TO CHALLENGE RACISM BY WHITE PEOPLE.

06:22:54-06:23:06

"I think it's great. Considering FGCU is primarily white campus I think it gives a voice to people of color."

BUT OTHERS AREN'T CONVINCED

06:46:59

"I think people need to take this less seriously."

06:50:05

"I think that's kinda bullsh*t."

06:50:11-:16

"Do we really need to learn about racism? Just look outside and you see it for the most part."

FGCU SENT US THIS STATEMENT TONIGHT SAYING--

"We have prepared for any possible distractions, but we are expecting normal campus civility/"

00:00:30-:40

"I think honestly it will be pretty good cuz it will open people's minds about how bad it used to be and how bad it still is."

THE SCHOOL HAS DEALT WITH RACISM IN RECENT YEARS

"It might bring some protestors that might induce violence."

WHICH HAS STUDENTS INTERESTED TO SEE WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS.

"There's gonna be a lot of people trying to start conflict. A lot of fights and arguments."

00:01:56

"I'm looking forward to it. Hopefully the class goes off without a hitch." Return to index of stories...


SIMONE: FGCU WHITE RACISM-VOTOPS, ON CAM


YOU MAY REMEMBER EARLIER LAST YEAR, WHITE SUPREMACY FLYERS WERE POSTED ACROSS THE SCHOOL.

AND BACK IN 2016, A NOOSE WAS DRAWN ON A WHITEBOARD IN A STUDY HALL.

I DID SPEAK TO PROFESSOR TED THORNHILL ON THE PHONE TONIGHT.

HE TELLS OUR MEDIA PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES NEWS THAT HE'S RECEIVED DISTURBING EMAILS AND VOICEMAILS ABOUT THE CLASS.

HE WAS UNABLE TO TALK TO US ON CAMERA, BUT WILL BE TEACHING THIS COURSE STARTING AT 9AM WITH POLICE PRESENT.

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NEXT AT 11 TRX-TRX


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TEASE ONE: HOTEL NO LOCALS-SOTTOPS


IF YOU LIVE IN LEE COUNTY, YOU CAN'T STAY AT THIS HOTEL!

06:37:51 "It made you feel like a second class citizen. Like you're not even part of the community.

PLUS.THE CRUISE SHIP THAT DECIDED TO SAIL THROUGH THE BOMB CYCLONE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO: SAILING THROUGH STORM-VOTOPS


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-ON CAM


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IRMA RECOVERY-MO


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CAPE COUNCIL MEETING-VOTOPS


HURRICANE IRMA UP FOR DISCUSSION DURING TONIGHT'S CAPE CORAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

A NEW ORDINANCE WOULD APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO COVER IRMA-RELATED EXPENSES.

THE CITY HAS PAID OVER $6-MILLION DOLLARS SO FAR. THE TOTAL COST IS EXPECTED TO BE OVER $17-MILLION.

75 TO 100-PERCENT OF THAT WILL BE REIMBURSED BY FEMA.

TONIGHT, COUNCIL SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE FOR LATER THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


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COLD OPEN-SOTTOPS


Bob Buhler/Lee County Resident:

06:36:20 "They're making people from Lee County feel like we're low lives. I don't know, we're good people.":25 Return to index of stories...


LOCAL HOTEL SAYS NO LOCALS-VO IN SQBOX, VO FULL


LOCALS NOT ALLOWED.

IT MAY SEEM OUTRAGEOUS, BUT THAT IS THE POLICY AT A HOTEL IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

A VIEWER-- AND LEE COUNTY RESIDENT-- TOLD US ABOUT BEING TURNED AWAY.

NBC2'S NESTOR MONTOYA EXPLAINS WHY THE HOTEL SAYS IT IS GOING TO KEEP DOING IT. Return to index of stories...


LOCAL HOTEL SAYS NO LOCALS-PKG


VACANCY FOR VISITORS--

BUT IF YOU'RE A LOCAL-- YOU CAN'T STAY AT THE BEST WESTERN WATERFRONT IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

BOB BUHLER JUST LEARNED THAT THE HARD WAY.

06:37:51 "It made you feel like a second class citizen. Like you're not even part of the community.

HE BOOKED A ROOM FOR HIM AND HIS WIFE ON A THIRD PARTY WEBSITE-- BUT NEVER EXPECTED TO BE TURNED AWAY DURING CHECK-IN.

06:34:02 "So I gave her the driver's license and she says 'Oh, you can't stay here. You're a Lee County resident.":09

ACCORDING TO THE HOTEL'S WEBSITE ONLY PEOPLE OUTSIDE THE LEE COUNTY AREA CAN BOOK A RESERVATION.

THE POLICY IS ALLOWED SINCE THE BEST WESTERN WATERFRONT IS PRIVATELY OWNED BY CARROLL PROPERTIES.

06:52:46 "Privately owned hotels can certainly make their policies that are going to accommodate their goods and needs. They have a variety of reasons for implementing different kinds of policies. It could be for safety of their guests or employees or things like that.":58

CARROLL PROPERTIES PURCHASED THE HOTEL IN 2000.

THE OWNER TELLS US THE CLIENTELE AND AREA WERE UNDESIRABLE BEFORE-- AND THEIR POLICY WAS PUT IN PLACE TO CREATE AN ATTRACTIVE PLACE FOR FAMILIES AND BUSINESSES.

BUT PEOPLE LIKE BOB STILL THINK THE POLICY HAS BECOME OUTDATED.

06:40:22 "I think they should just change their policy. Welcome Lee County, we're welcoming to you. We want to spend our money. I don't see why you wouldn't want to take it. It's not fair. It's discrimination.":34 Return to index of stories...


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NESTOR MONTOYA REPORTING. HOTEL OWNERS SAY THEY DO MAKE CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS WHEN IT COMES TO LOCALS STAYING.

THEY WORKED WITH FEMA AND THE RED CROSS AFTER HURRICANE IRMA.

BUT AS FAR AS CHANGING THE POLICY, THERE ARE NO PLANS. Return to index of stories...


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CRUISE SHIP SAILS THROUGH STORM-VOTOPS


NEW VIDEO SHOWING A CRUISE SHIP SAILING RIGHT THROUGH THE "BOMB CYCLONE."

THE NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINER WAS COMING BACK TO NEW YORK FROM THE BAHAMAS.

YOU SEE MASSIVE WAVES AND LEAKING WATER.AND SOME VERY UNHAPPY PASSENGERS. Return to index of stories...


FWC SAVING TURTLES-VOTOPS


CHECK THIS OUT. FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SAY IT'S RESCUED CLOSE TO 1-THOUSAND SEA TURTLES SINCE JANUARY 3.

THE TURTLES WERE STUNNED IN THE COLD. F-W-C STAFF HAS BEEN ROAMING THE OPEN WATERSAND BEACHES SINCE THE COLD SNAP STARTED LAST WEEK. Return to index of stories...


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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.

Forecast: Cloudy tonight with a few showers tomorrow

Now in the wake of last week's chilly cold snap, Southwest Florida is in a new weather pattern that thankfully will include warmer temperatures. The down side with the pattern switch is that we'll have to deal with more clouds, and on Tuesday at least a few isolated showers.

In the meantime for the overnight hours tonight, sky conditions will remain cloudy with temperatures forecast to drop into the low 60s in Lee and Collier counties. An overnight low of 62 is forecast in Fort Myers and Estero, with 63 degrees by sunrise Tuesday morning in Naples and Golden Gate.

Our coolest communities overnight tonight will be north of the Caloosahatchee River. That's where spots like Punta Gorda, Arcadia and Moore Haven will begin the day tomorrow with highs between 58 and 59 degrees.

Toward the start of the day on Tuesday we'll have to include the chance for some patchy areas of fog developing in the morning, especially in parts of Charlotte, inland Lee, inland Collier, DeSoto, Hendry and Glades counties. Though the fog isn't expected to be terribly dense, it would more thank likely pop up around the morning commute times, so a heads up on that weather front.

What's impacting our weather on Tuesday is a broad area of low pressure that is over the northern Gulf of Mexico. This will continue to keep a fair supply of clouds in our weather forecast, and usher in the chance for some showers as well. Rain totals on Tuesday are not expected to exceed.25", meaning overall low rain amounts can be expected in areas that do see any showers.

On Wednesday and Thursday, rain chances should trend downward as temperatures peak above the norm for early January. Afternoon highs on both days should top out near 80 degrees.

Boating Forecast

Southeast winds are expected on Tuesday around 10 knots during the afternoon hours. Though there are no advisories posted in the Gulf from the National Weather Service, boaters should keep in mind some rain will be over the water on Tuesday as a low pressure system swirls off Florida's west coast. Open seas are expected to peak around 2 feet with inland waters and Gulf bays at a light chop. Return to index of stories...


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NEW TRX-TRX


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SPIDER FIRE-VOTOPS


A CALIFORNIA MAN TRIES KILLING A SPIDER THAT LOOKS A LOT LIKE THIS.

HIS PLAN BACKFIRED. LITERALLY.

HE USED A TORCH LIGHTER ON THE WOLF SPIDER. BUT ENDED UP CATCHING HIS MATRESS ON FIRE.

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LIVE TRX-TRX


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NATL CHAMP LIVE BUMP-LIVE


RIGHT NOW-- WE ARE TAKING A LIVE LOOK FROM MERCEDES BENZ STADIUM IN ATLANTA-- THE SITE OF TONIGHT'S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH-UP BETWEEN GEORGIA AND ALABAMA. Return to index of stories...


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SPORTS TEASE #1-3SH, VO


SUCH A GREAT START TO THE A-SUN SEASON FOR THE F-G-C-U BASKETBALL TEAM OVER THE WEEKEND.

STRAIGHT AHEAD, WE'LL SEE WHO'S UP NEXT FOR THE EAGLES, AND WHY JOE DOOLEY THINKS WE HAVE NOT YET SEEN THE BEST HIS TEAM HAS TO OFFER.

ALSO ON THE WAY -- THE LEE COUNTY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE HALL OF FAME HAS SEVEN NEW MEMBERS.

SOME BIG NAMES.

I'LL TELL YOU WHO WILL BE INDUCTED, NEXT. Return to index of stories...


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FGCU SOT-OCSOTWIPE


HARD TO BELIEVE AFTER A 38-POINT BLOWOUT OF STETSON ON SATURDAY, BUT THE BEST MAY BE YET TO COME FOR THE F-G-C-U BASKETBALL TEAM.

THE EAGLES ARE HEALTHIER THAN THEY'VE BEEN ALL SEASON.

MICHAEL GILMORE IS ELIGIBLE.

THE BENCH KEEPS GETTING DEEPER, AND THAT IS GREAT NEWS FOR JOE DOOLEY.

"We just added Michael and Bryan Thomas is healthy again, and Ricky was out and out of practice and we had Christian Carlyle out. I think the big thing is we've had everybody here for about a week or so, so we get some good practice time. We've had enough bodies, we've had enough guys to get after it." Return to index of stories...


TEDDY DUPAY VO-VOTOPSWIPE


THE MOST PROLIFIC BASKETBALL PLAYER THIS STATE HAS EVER SEEN IS NOW A HALL OF FAMER.

MARINER HIGH SCHOOL'S TEDDY DUPAY IS ONE SEVEN INDUCTEES ANNOUNCED TODAY FOR THE LEE COUNTY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE HALL OF FAME.

DUPAY IS THE STATE'S ALL-TIME LEADING SCORER, AND HELPED THE GATORS GET TO THE FINAL FOUR. Return to index of stories...


SAMMY SIRIANNI VO-VOTOPSWIPE


SAMMY SIRIANNI IS ALSO GOING IN.

HE'S A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL LEGEND IN THIS PART OF THE STATE.

THE L-C-A-C MEANS A LOT TO HIM, SO I KNOW HE'S REALLY HONORED.

ONCE A STATE CHAMPION GOLFER, SIRIANNI HAS WON MORE GAMES AS FORT MYERS' HEAD COACH THAN ANYONE IN SCHOOL HISTORY, EXCEPT HIS DAD. Return to index of stories...


DE'VONDRE CAMPBELL VO-VOTOPSWIPE


DE'VONDRE CAMPBELL IS FOCUSED ON GETTING BACK TO THE SUPER BOWL RIGHT NOW, BUT HE'LL ALSO BE INDUCTED THIS APRIL.

THE FORMER CYPRESS LAKE STAR IS IN HIS SECOND YEAR AS A STARTING LINEBACKER FOR THE FALCONS.

CAMPBELL IS ONE OF THE BEST YOUNG LINEBACKERS IN THE GAME. Return to index of stories...


LCAC HOF FS-FSTOPSWIPE


ESTERO SWIMMER MOLLY DUBRASKY AND ISLAND COAST FOOTBALL PLAYER AARON LYNCH WILL ALSO BE ENSHRINED, ALONG WITH RIVERDALE WRESTLING COACHE KRIS HAYWARD, AND MARINER FOOTBALL COACH JOE ROLES, JUNIOR.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SEVEN NEW MEMBERS OF THE LEE COUNTY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE HALL OF FAME. Return to index of stories...


CFB FS-FSTOPS


NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME -- GEORGIA DOMINATED THE FIRST HALF.

ALABAMA GETS ON THE BOARD IN THE THIRD, BUT AN 80-YARD TOUCHDOWN PASS FROM JAKE FROMM HAS THE BULLDOGS OUT FRONT 20-TO-TEN. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TEASE #2-OC, VO


THE OLYMPICS ARE ALMOST HERE!

OUR COUNTDOWN CONTINUES, AS WE TALK SOME OF THE ATHLETES

ABOUT WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AN OLYMPIAN.

YOU'LL HEAR FROM LINDSEY VONN, AMONG OTHERS, RIGHT AFTER THIS. Return to index of stories...


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OLYMPICS PKG-OCPKG


THE WINTER OLYMPICS START ONE MONTH FROM TODAY.

N-B-C-2 IS, OF COURSE, YOUR HOME FOR THE GAMES.

BECOMING AN OLYMPIAN REQUIRES COMPLETE DEDICATION AND A SINGULAR FOCUS ON BEING THE BEST OF THE BEST.

Joey Mantia: There's really nothing to compare it to. The best athletes in the world from so many different sports side by side. I think it takes a lot of will and ambition and passion about whatever you're doing.

Lindsey Vonn: It's the people that are willing to go the extra mile. You know, the people that are just never going to give up. Those people make the Olympics. Those people represent our country and those people win medals.

Announcer: Lindsey Vonn is the gold medalist!

Elana Meyers Taylor: The most incredible thing to me is to be able to put all your efforts into that one goal every four years. To have that opportunity, it's one you cherish because it's so rare.

Chris Mazdzer: To get to the Olympics, it's not every four years, it's every day.

Susan Dunklee: It's really about committing and being able to compete with honor and being a part of something bigger than yourself. You have to be able to deal with pressure, and you have to have a little bit of luck.

Vonn: I love the Olympics, I love what they stand for. I love working hard to achieve my dreams and my biggest dream right now is to win another gold medal. Return to index of stories...


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AND THAT'S SPORTS.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK. Return to index of stories...


FINAL FORECAST-WXGFX


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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