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PREPRO HEADLINES-SOT BOOTH ALERT-KEY
SHOW OPEN-CLIP SAFE SLEEP FOR BABIES-2-SHOT
TOSS TO DAVE-TOUCH SAFE SLEEP FOR BABIES-PKG
ANKLE MONITOR-NEWSROOM SAFE SLEEP FOR BABIES-CAM
ANKLE MONITOR-VO A) IMMOKALEE FOLO-HL TRX- VOTOPS
ANKLE MONITOR-SOT B) TRUMP TODAY-VOTOPS
ANKLE MONITOR-NEWSROOM BREAK THREE
MO BREAKING-MO SHOW OPEN-CLIP
CA MUDSLIDES-VO TOSS TO CRISTINA-2-SHOT
MO CAPE CORAL-MO DR ARREST FOLO-LIVE
TOSS TO TRENT-SS-BOXES DR ARREST FOLO-VO
PILLS NEAR DAYCARE-LIVE DR ARREST FOLO-SOT
PILLS NEAR DAYCARE-VO DR ARREST FOLO-LIVE
PILLS NEAR DAYCARE-SOTVO TRUMP TODAY-CAM
PILLS NEAR DAYCARE-LIVE TRUMP TODAY-PKG
MO BREAKING-MO TRUMP CO AUTHOR...TRUMP LAXY-SOT
SANIBEL BACTERIA TEST-ZMMAP JOE RUNNING FOR SENATE-VOTOPS
TOSS TO RISA-BAM KOREA TALKS-VO
bam left: scene video-vo in bam left CUBA SONIC ATTACKS-VOTOPS
bam right: victims-vo in bam right NEW 911 DEATH-VO
IMMOKALEE FOLO-TVU1 NEW 911 DEATH-SOTVO
IMMOKALEE FOLO-PKG SPACE X ROCKET LOST-VO
IMMOKALEE FOLO-TVU1 GOOGLE LAWSUIT-VO
MISSING GIRL FOUND-SS GOOGLE LAWSUIT-SOTVO
RUBIO IMMIGRATION REFORM-KEY-SOT-KEY ATHLETE BANNED FOR DRUGGING RIVAL-VOTOPS
FGCU WHITE RACISM CLASS-VO CHIL MORTALITY RATES-VO WIPE
FGCU WHITE RACISM CLASS-SOTVO IBUPROFEN INFERTILITY-VOTOPS
DEPUTY FUNERAL TODAY-SS-VO BAGGAGE FEES-KEY
1 YEAR SINCE ORLANDO POLICE DEATHS-SS (2) BAGGAGE FEES-PKG
TOSS TO LEVI-ZMMAP FACEBOOK NO MORE M-KEY
AX TO THE HEAD-TVU2 NEW ROLL UP TV-VO
AX TO THE HEAD-VO A) FRESH MARKET-TRX, SOTTOPS
AX TO THE HEAD-SOTVO B) PILL BUST-trxSSTOPS
AX TO THE HEAD-TVU2 C) STATE OF THE STATE-VOTOPS
TEXTING LAW-KEY BREAK FOUR
MO CAPE CORAL-MO SAHARA DESERT SNOW-VOTOPS WIPE
CAPE CORAL WATER-VO FROZEN GATORS-VOTOPS
CAPE CORAL WATER-SOTVO FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
MO IRMA-MO FORECAST-WXWALL
LEE SCHOOL MEETING-KEY TRAFFIC OPEN-MO
MO TRAFFIC ALERT-MO TRAFFIC-FDOT OR NAVITOPS
MCGREGOR CONSTRUCTION-VOTOPS TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP STATE OF THE STATE-SOT THEN TOUCH
A) ASH TRAY ASSAULT-trxSSTOPS STATE OF THE STATE-PKG
B) DR ARREST FOLO-SSTOPS STATE OF THE STATE-KEY
C) MARCO HUSBAND SCAM-VOTOPS POLICE OFFICER FIRED-NATSVO
BREAK ONE OIL TANKER COULD EXPLODE-VOTOPS
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP MISSOURI NO TRAVEL LIST-VO
FORECAST-WXCTR-CHROMA FL DOG RESCUE ON CAM-NATSVO
TRAFFIC OPEN-MO RICHEST PERSON OF ALL TIME-VO
TRAFFIC-FDOT OR NAVITOPS MO OLYMPICS-MO
BOOTH ALERT-CAM TEAM USA MEDAL STAND OUTFITS-VO
MO CRIME ALERT-MO A) BASKETBALL CONTROVERSY-trxVOTOPS
MARCO HUSBAND SCAM-OC B) SWEATSHIRT CONTROVERSY-VOTOPS
MARCO HUSBAND SCAM-PKG BREAK FIVE
MARCO HUSBAND SCAM-OC SWEATSHIRT CONTROVERSY-AUX
FL DEPUTY ARRESTED-VO SWEATSHIRT CONTROVERSY-PKG
NAPLES OFFICER ON TRIAL-SS-OC SWEATSHIRT CONTROVERSY-AUX
BANK ROBBER STILL ON THE RUN-SS (2) NEW AHEAD AT 5PM CLIP-CLIP
LEE MANATEE DEATHS-KEY SELL THAT 5PM!-2SHOT
DISNEY MONORAIL OPEN DOOR-VOTOPS a NFM ATTACK-2SHOT
FLORIDA BAD FOR FAMILIES-KEY b CAPE PILLS-trxSSTOPS
TEASE TWO-CLIP c ROMANCE SCAM-trxVOTOPS
A) SAFE SLEEP-VOTOPS END TIME-CREDITS
BREAK TWO  


PREPRO HEADLINES-SOT


he had a no contact order-

and an ankle bracelet.

first at four-

this man still managed to kill his wife and himself-

now the courts are making changes.

plus-

pills being sold near a cape coral daycare.

16:32:56 - 33:07

that's really bothers me. that bothers me, cause i'm church going person.

and-

a man in fort myers is struck in the head by an ax-wielding attacker. Return to index of stories...


SHOW OPEN-CLIP


- USE WITH HEADLINES Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO DAVE-TOUCH


CAPE CORAL POLICE SAY HE SHOT AND KILLED HIS WIFE. AND THEN HIMSELF.

AND NBC 2 UNCOVERED. THE HUSBAND HAD A NO CONTACT ORDER. AND EVEN HAD AN ANKLE BRACELET.

AS NBC2'S DAVE ELIAS FOUND OUT. THE COURTS ARE NOW MAKING MAJOR CHANGES. EVEN *FIRING THE COMPANY THAT WAS SUPPOSE TO BE MONITORING THE BRACELET. Return to index of stories...


ANKLE MONITOR-NEWSROOM


BRACELET UNITED SERVICES OPERATES HERE ON CENTRAL AVENUE IN FORT MYERS.

ACCORDING TO THIS LETTER FROM THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT.

THE COMPANY WHO WAS MONITORING McGUIRE NEVER NOTIFIED THEM HE WAS SOMEWHERE HE WASN'T SUPPOSED TO BE. Return to index of stories...


ANKLE MONITOR-VO


McGUIRE WAS WEARING AN ANKLE BRACELET AFTER HE WAS ARRESTED FOR ATTACKING HIS WIFE WITH A HAMMER IN NOVEMBER.

THE LETTER SAYS THE COURTS LOST CONFIDENCE IN THE COMPANY AFTER IT FAILED TO ADEQUATELY MONITOR McGUIRE BEFORE HE ALLEGEDLY SHOWED UP AND KILLED HIS WIFE. Return to index of stories...


ANKLE MONITOR-SOT


take sot

Scot Goldberg/Attorney 03:56:28 At least the monitoring company should alert in that time period the authorities so that they can go out and do a check and pick up the person that has violated it. 04:05 Return to index of stories...


ANKLE MONITOR-NEWSROOM


THE LETTER FROM THE COURTS SAYS THE COMPANY IS REQUIRED TO NOTIFY AUTHORITIES BY PHONE WHEN SOMEONE WEARING A BRACELET HAS VIOLATED THEIR ORDER.

TONIGHT AT 6–WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT HOW MANY PEOPLE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WERE WEARING THESE ANKLE MONITORING BRACLETS.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS DAVE ELIAS NBC-2 Return to index of stories...


MO BREAKING-MO


MO BREAKING Return to index of stories...


CA MUDSLIDES-VO


NBC2 WITH BREAKING NEWS.

AT LEAST FIVE PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER A POWERFUL STORM TRIGGERS MUDSLIDES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

THE FIVE DIED JUST NORTH OF LOS ANGELES.

THE SLIDES UNLEASHED A TORRENT OF MUD AND DEBRIS-

SWEEPING HOMES OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS.

JUST TO THE SOUTH-

MORE SLIDES ARE BLOCKING ROADS AND BURYING VEHICLES AROUND LATUNA CANYON. Return to index of stories...


MO CAPE CORAL-MO


MO CAPE CORAL Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO TRENT-SS-BOXES


FIRST AT FOUR: A CAPE CORAL COUPLE IS BUSTED AFTER INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY WERE SELLING PRESCRIPTION PILLS. LESS THAN A BLOCK AWAY FROM A CHURCH DAYCARE.

OFFICERS ARRESTED GARY SEYFERT AND KELLY GEORGE AT THEIR HOME OFF SOUTHEAST 46TH STREET LAST WEEK AFTER A TWO-MONTH INVESTIGATION.

NBC-2 ANCHOR TRENT KELLY IS LIVE NEAR THE HOME. WHERE NEIGHBORS ARE ACTUALLY NOT AT ALL SURPRISED. Return to index of stories...


PILLS NEAR DAYCARE-LIVE


JUST TO GIVE YOU SOME PERSPECTIVE HERE —

RIGHT BEHIND ME IS THE HOME WHERE THAT COUPLE WAS ARRESTED ON FRIDAY.

LESS THAN A BLOCK AWAY — ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THESE BUSHES — IS THE FAMILY OF FAITH DAYCARE CENTER — WHICH IS RUN BY A LOCAL CHURCH. Return to index of stories...


PILLS NEAR DAYCARE-VO


ACCORDING TO THEIR ARREST REPORT —

OFFICERS STARTED INVESTIGATING 62-YEAR-OLD GREG SEYFERT AND 59-YEAR-OLD KELLY GEORGE BACK IN NOVEMBER — AFTER GETTING A TIP THAT THE COUPLE WAS SELLING DRUGS OUT OF THEIR HOME.

AFTER SEARCHING THEIR HOUSE — DETECTIVES FOUND HYDROMORPHONE PILLS — WHICH ARE STRONGER THAN OXYCODONE.

THEY SAY THE COUPLE WOULD SELL THOSE PILLS AROUND THE CLOCK — TO PEOPLE WHO WOULD STOP BY THEIR HOME.

WE TALKED TO NEIGHBORS TODAY — WHO THOUGHT SOMETHING SHADY WAS GOING ON. Return to index of stories...


PILLS NEAR DAYCARE-SOTVO


Harry Derring / Cape Coral

16:32:25 - 32

There was lot of traffic going in and out of the house, I mean, it was constant. Constant. I mean, different cars. We noticed it right away.

16:32:36 - 42

Stuff like this, you gotta get it out because you've got kids.

FOLLOWING THEIR ARRESTS — BOTH SEYFERT AND KELLY FACE ONE CHARGE APIECE — FOR SELLING DRUGS WITHIN 1000 FEET OF A DAYCARE.

SEYFERT WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH POSSESSING DRUGS WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION. Return to index of stories...


PILLS NEAR DAYCARE-LIVE


HE WAS RELEASED FROM JAIL AFTER POSTING BOND THE NEXT DAY — KELLY, THOUGH, IS STILL BEING HELD IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL.

LIVE IN CAPE CORAL, TK, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


MO BREAKING-MO


MO BREAKING Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL BACTERIA TEST-ZMMAP


NBC 2 WITH BREAKING NEWS: THE HIGH BACTERIA WARNING AT SANIBEL'S TARPON BAY BEACH IS BEING WITHDRAWN.

A HIGH BACTERIA WARNING HAS BEEN IN PLACE SINCE FRIDAY.

AT THAT TIME. TESTING FOUND HIGH BACTERIA LEVELS IN THE WATER.

NEW TESTING SHOWS IT IS SAFE FOR YOU TO SWIM IN THE WATER. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO RISA-BAM


FOR THE FIRST TIME.

WE'RE HEARING FROM THE FAMILY OF A WOMAN AND HER 2 KIDS WHO DIED AFTER CRASHING THEIR CAR IN AN IMMOKALEE POND.

NBC-2'S RISA MORRIS SPOKE TO THE FAMILY TODAY.

SHE JOINS US LIVE FROM WHERE THEY WENT UNDERWATER. Return to index of stories...


bam left: scene video-vo in bam left


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bam right: victims-vo in bam right


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IMMOKALEE FOLO-TVU1


IT WAS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT WHEN SHATORIA BROWN AND HER 2 KIDS CRASHED THEIR CAR INTO THIS IMMOKALEE POND.

INVESTIGATORS— AND FAMILY MEMBERS ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW THIS HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE FOLO-PKG


** I'll track

TAKE PKG:

Sot

44:57

Shatoria was with us the night of the incident. When she didn't text me when she got home like she always does, I started to look for her. 45:07 **

SHATORIA BROWN'S FAMILY IS STILL IN DISBELIEF.

THEY WERE WITH THE MOTHER OF 5– AND HER KIDS BEFORE THE ACCIDENT AT A FAMILY PARTY.

THE NEXT MORNING— THIS IS THE SCENE THEY SHOWED UP AT.

SHATORIA'S CAR WAS IN A POND OFF EDEN AVENUE IN IMMOKALEE.

AND THE BODIES OF SHATORIA AND HER 2 YOUNGEST CHILDREN WERE IN THE WATER.

Sot

Lashonda Croker

Cousin

46:39

It's been hard. It's been really hard. But we're sticking together and trying to get everything together for them and also for Toria's other 3 kids as well.:50 Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE FOLO-TVU1


THE FAMILY SAYS THERE'S BEEN SOME SPECULATION THAT SHATORIA DROVE HER CAR INTO THIS POND ON PURPOSE.

THEIR RESPONSE TO THAT TONIGHT AT 530.

IN IMMOKALEE RM NBC2. Return to index of stories...


MISSING GIRL FOUND-SS


FIRST AT FOUR: A COLLIER COUNTY TEEN MISSING SINCE AROUND CHRISTMAS. HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE.

17-YEAR-OLD ANGLYN STOY WENT MISSING FROM HER HOME ON MAPLE LANE IN EAST NAPLES.

BUT AGAIN. GOOD NEWS. SHE HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE. Return to index of stories...


RUBIO IMMIGRATION REFORM-KEY-SOT-KEY


FIRST AT FOUR: A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IS LOOMING OVER A DISAGREEMENT OVER IMMIGRATION REFORM.

THIS COMES AFTER PRESIDENT TRUMP MET WITH A GROUP OF BIPARTISAN LAWMAKERS AT THE WHITE HOUSE TODAY.

THE MAIN FOCUS: WHAT TO DO WITH IMMIGRANTS WHO WERE BROUGHT HERE ILLEGALLY AS CHILDREN. BUT NOT BY THEIR OWN DOING.

FLORIDA SENATOR MARCO RUBIO WAS IN ON THOSE DISCUSSIONS.

"Here's the bottom line though you can't shut down the American government you can't shut down the government of the United States over DACA and you can't be against anything else because of the building of a wall."

THERE'S A JANUARY 19TH DEADLINE TO PASS A SPENDING BILL TO AVERT A GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WHITE RACISM CLASS-VO


A CONTROVERSIAL CLASS KICKED OFF TODAY AT FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY.

FOCUSED ON WHITE RACISM.

NBC2 WENT TO THE COLLEGE CAMPUS TODAY AND SPOKE WITH STUDENTS.

THEY SAY-

DESPITE THE CONTROVERSY-

NO PROBLEMS. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WHITE RACISM CLASS-SOTVO


Natoya landert

Student

I think it was just controversial because of the name he also explained that the name is not of his own doing

SHE'S SPEAKING ABOUT THE PROFESSOR LEADING THE CLASS.

THEIR WAS EXTRA SECURITY ON HAND-

JUST IN CASE.

AROUND 50 STUDENTS ARE TAKING THIS COURSE. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTY FUNERAL TODAY-SS-VO


A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY-

ONCE RESCUED BY A GOOD SAMARITAN WAS LAID TO REST TODAY.

DEPUTY DEAN Return to index of stories...


1 YEAR SINCE ORLANDO POLICE DEATHS-SS (2)


TODAY ALSO MARKS ONE YEAR SINCE TWO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS DIED IN ORLANDO. INCLUDING NORMAN LEWIS. WELL KNOWN IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

LEWIS DIED IN A MOTORCYCLE CRASH. LOOKING FOR A SUSPECTED COP KILLER.

DEPUTY LEWIS GRADUATED FROM PORT CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL IN 2008.

INVESTIGATORS WERE LOOKING FOR MARKEITH LLOYD AFTER THEY SAY HE KILLED HIS PREGNANT GIRLFRIEND. AND THEN ORLANDO POLICE LIEUTENANT DEBRA CLAYTON.

LT. CLAYTON IS THE WOMAN ON THE RIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO LEVI-ZMMAP


NEW AT FOUR: A LEE COUNTY MAN IS HIT IN THE HEAD. WITH AN AX!

IT ACTUALLY SPLIT HIS FOREHEAD.

THE ATTACK HAPPENED ON FAIRFAX ROAD OFF PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

NBC2'S LEVI ISMAIL IS LIVE FROM THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE WE'RE LEARNING THE TWO PEOPLE INVOLVED MAY HAVE BEEN FRIENDS AT ONE POINT. Return to index of stories...


AX TO THE HEAD-TVU2


THAT'S CERTAINLY PART OF THE NARRATIVE THAT CONFUSED MANY NEIGHBORS I TALKED TO HERE.

I'M TOLD THE ATTACK HAPPENED IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS STREET. Return to index of stories...


AX TO THE HEAD-VO


WITNESSES SAY ROMEO CARILLO WAS AT THIS HOME SATURDAY, WHEN MATEO PEDRO WALKED IN AND BECAME SUDDENLY ENRAGED.

CARILLO DECIDED TO LEAVE, BUT WAS CONFRONTED ON THE STREET BY PEDRO WHO HAD AN AX IN HIS HAND.

AS CARILLO TELLS IT, PEDRO MAY HAVE ASKED HIM FOR MONEY.

WHEN HE TURNED HIM DOWN, PEDRO ALLEGEDLY STRUCK HIM WITH AN AX.

A NEARBY WITNESS RAN TO CARILLO'S HELP AND ACCORDING TO DEPUTIES, STOPPED PEDRO FROM STRIKING AGAIN.

CARILLO WAS RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL WITH NON-LIFE THREATENING WOUNDS. Return to index of stories...


AX TO THE HEAD-SOTVO


"What the heck man? It's pretty disconcerting to say the least when you know you have to go back and forth and people are getting attacked with axes."

03:25:22

Ron Fiasco

Fort Myers, FL

WE SPOKE WITH A FRIEND OF THE HOMEOWNER WHO TOLD ME HE WOULD SEE CARILLO HERE ALL THE TIME AND THOUGHT HE WAS FRIENDS WITH PEDRO. Return to index of stories...


AX TO THE HEAD-TVU2


PEDRO IS CURRENTLY IN JAIL TONIGHT ON $100,000 BOND FACING AGGRAVATED BATTERY CHARGES.

REPORTING LIVE, LEVI ISMAIL NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TEXTING LAW-KEY


A NEW LAW THAT WOULD CRACK DOWN ON TEXTING WHILE DRIVING IS MOVING FORWARD IN THE STATE CAPITOL.

THE BILL MAKES IT A PRIMARY OFFENSE-

MEANING A POLICE OFFICER COULD PULL YOU OVER JSUT FOR TEXTING, PASSED THROUGH A HOUSE COMMITTEE.

RIGHT NOW IT'S A SECONDARY OFFENSE SO AN OFFICER WOULD HAVE TO PULL YOU OVER FOR SOMETHING ELSE LIKE SPEEDING. Return to index of stories...


MO CAPE CORAL-MO


MO CAPE CORAL Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL WATER-VO


FROM OUR CAPE CORAL NEWS TEAM-

THE CITY IS WARNING RESIDENTS-

THAT IT PLANS TO BE STRICT AGAIN THIS YEAR ON WATER VIOLATIONS.

THE CITY'S UTILITIES DIRECTOR SAYS IT'S CRUCIAL PEOPLE FOLLOW THE TWO-DAY WATER RESTRICTION.

IF THAT DOESN'T HAPPEN-

THEY'LL HAVE TO RAISE UTILITY RATES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL WATER-SOTVO


"we want to make sure that we can keep our utility rates flat. So far we've been able to do that the last 4 or 5 years. We haven't had to have any rate increases."

TO KNOW THE DAYS YOU CAN WATER YOUR CAPE CORAL HOME

--WE HAVE THAT INFO ON OUR WEBSITE-- JUST GO TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


MO IRMA-MO


MO IRMA Return to index of stories...


LEE SCHOOL MEETING-KEY


THIS AFTERNOON THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD IS LEARNING HOW MUCH HURRICANE IRMA IS GOING TO COST THE DISTRICT.

STAFF IS MAKING THE PRESENTATION TO THE BOARD.

AT LAST CHECK. COSTS HOVERED AROUND 25 MILLION DOLLARS. BUT THEY'RE EXPECTED TO GO UP.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO LET YOU KNOW WHAT'S ANNOUNCED. Return to index of stories...


MO TRAFFIC ALERT-MO


MO TRAFFIC Return to index of stories...


MCGREGOR CONSTRUCTION-VOTOPS


NOW TO AN NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT: CONSTRUCTION WORK IS BEING DONE RIGHT NOW ON MCGREGOR BLVD IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

CREWS ARE WORKING ON A STRETCH FROM JEFFERSON AVE TO CALOOSA DRIVE.

PAVING WILL BEGIN TONIGHT AT SIX.

EXPECT MCGREGOR TO BE DOWN TO ONE LANE IN BOTH DIRECTIONS.

THE ENTIRE MCGREGOR PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETE BY THE 19TH. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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A) ASH TRAY ASSAULT-trxSSTOPS


ATTACKED BY HIS GIRLFRIEND WITH AN ASH-TRAY.

AHEAD AT FIVE --

A MIX-UP OVER SEX--

LEFT ONE MAN FEARING FOR HIS LIFE. Return to index of stories...


B) DR ARREST FOLO-SSTOPS


A DOCTOR ARRESTED. ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING MULTIPLE PATIENTS.

AHEAD AT FOUR: HOW A NURSE POSSIBLY SAVED OTHERS FROM SUFFERING THE SAME FATE AS THEM. Return to index of stories...


C) MARCO HUSBAND SCAM-VOTOPS


AN A SCAMMER TARGETS A MARCO ISLAND MAN-

BUT THE WOULD BE VICTIM-

IS GETTING THE LAST LAUGH. Return to index of stories...


BREAK ONE


BREAK ONE HITS AT 04:08:30 Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


FORECAST OPEN Return to index of stories...


FORECAST-WXCTR-CHROMA


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: Increasing humidity with some morning fog

Despite a broad area of unsettled weather influencing the weather over Florida, our part of the state can expect fairly quiet conditions tonight. Well after midnight temperatures will only fall into the low and mid 60s for most areas, with communities like Fort Myers and Cape Coral cooling off to around 63 degrees by sunrise on Wednesday morning.

Just like we had this morning, it will be possible for a few areas of patchy fog to develop during the morning commute times early on Wednesday. Though the visibility shouldn't drop to terribly low levels, keep it in mind as the times when it will likely be thickest is just after sunrise through the 8 a.m. hour tomorrow morning.

As we move into the forecast for Wednesday, humidity will be on the rise as dew point temperatures will pop up into the mid 60s from time to time. We'll call for a blend of sun and clouds during the day as afternoon highs charge into the upper 70s near 80 degrees. Temperatures this mild are above average for early January, as normally highs only top out around 74 degrees in the afternoon. Though a few rain showers can't be categorically ruled out in the afternoon, coverage of anything developing should stay isolated.

Boating conditions look fair on Wednesday with light northeast winds in the morning before turning onshore after lunchtime thanks to the sea breeze off the Gulf of Mexico. Smooth conditions are expected on the bays and inland waters, and no advisories are posted for the Gulf from the National Weather Service.

Our weather on Thursday and Friday should continue to be mild with afternoon highs in the upper 70s to around 80. If you're a fan of warm and humid weather soak it up while you can, because another cold front is forecast to move over South Florida between late Friday and Saturday. When it does this we'll need to account for at least the chance of a passing shower or two on Friday, but more noticeable will be the drop in temperatures. Highs on Saturday and Sunday will be considerably cooler only topping out near 71 degrees on Saturday and 67 degrees on Sunday. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC OPEN-MO


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TRAFFIC-FDOT OR NAVITOPS


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BOOTH ALERT-CAM


WANT TO GET YOU TO SOME BREAKING NEWS: THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING A DRIVE BY SHOOTING RIGHT NOW.

THE SHOTS WERE FIRED ON STEWART DRIVE IN LEHIGH ACRES.

WE KNOW NOBODY WAS HURT. BUT WE ARE GOING TO CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS STORY AS THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE CONTINUES ITS INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


MO CRIME ALERT-MO


MO CRIME ALERT Return to index of stories...


MARCO HUSBAND SCAM-OC


MARCO ISLAND POLICE ARE WARNING THE COMMUNITY ABOUT AN ATTEMPTED SCAM.

THIS IS A STRANGE ONE.

NBC 2'S ALEXA SANTOS TELLS US WHY THIS SCAM STANDS OUT. Return to index of stories...


MARCO HUSBAND SCAM-PKG


LL--

Marco island police got a report of a resident getting this strange letter trying to get money out of him for something he says he couldn't have done.

VO--

Whoever wrote the letter says he or she has evidence of a secret the recipient is keeping from his wife.

The recipient, Robert, told Marco Island police. he doesn't even have a wife!

To keep this "secret" safe, the writer of the letter is asking for $3,450. in Bitcoin.

Robert luckily didn't fall for it. but police are hoping no one else will.

SOT --

Debbie Barker/Marco Island

5240 we get a lot of emails with lots of different things yes we do but I think everybody knows most of those don't mean anything so we delete them straight away don't even bother to open them

LLTAG

ahead on NBC 2 at 5 what marco Island police say you should do if you get something similar. Reporting on Marco Island Alexa Santos NBC 2 Return to index of stories...


MARCO HUSBAND SCAM-OC


AS OF NOW. POLICE SAY THEY HAVEN'T RECEIVED ANY OTHER reports of PEOPLE RECEIVING THIS LETTER. Return to index of stories...


FL DEPUTY ARRESTED-VO


FIRST AT FOUR: A FLORIDA SHERIFF'S DEPUTY IS FACING CHARGES. AFTER AN 11 HOUR STANDOFF.

IT ALL STARTED JUST BEFORE EIGHT LAST NIGHT AT A SUBDIVISION JUST NORTH OF TAMPA.

IT STARTED AS A DOMESTIC DISPUTE. THAT INVOLVED ALCOHOL AND AT LEAST ONE FIREARM.

WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT ARRIVED. A MAN WHO IS A FELLOW DEPUTY. BARRICADED HIMSELF INSIDE A HOME.

HE WAS ARRESTED UN-HARMED. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES OFFICER ON TRIAL-SS-OC


TODAY IS DAY 2 IN THE TRIAL FOR A FORMER NAPLES POLICE OFFICER. ACCUSED OF MOLESTING TWO TEENAGE GIRLS.

RICARDO VAZQUEZ WAS ARRESTED IN MARCH. AFTER TWO 16-YEAR-OLDS TOLD A RELATIVE ABOUT THE ABUSE.

THEY SAY IT HAD BEEN HAPPENING FOR MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


BANK ROBBER STILL ON THE RUN-SS (2)


A BANK ROBBER IN CAPE CORAL IS STILL ON THE RUN.

TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT YOUR SCREEN.

POLICE SAY THIS MAN WALKED INTO THE BANK OF THE OZARKS OFF HANCOCK BRIDGE PARKWAY.

HE IMPLIED HE HAD A WEAPON-

DEMANDED MONEY THEN TOOK OFF.

THE SUSPECT WAS WEARING A PITTSBURGH STEELERS HAT.

WITNESSES SAY HE HAD COTTON BALLS OR GAUZE STUFFED IN HIS MOUTH. Return to index of stories...


LEE MANATEE DEATHS-KEY


FIRST AT FOUR-

LEE COUNTY RANKED NUMBER ONE IN THE STATE FOR MANATEE DEATHS CAUSED BY BOATS.

16 OF THE SEA COWS WERE FOUND DEAD IN OUR WATERWAYS-

AFTER A COLLISION.

AS A STATE-

MORE THAN 500 MANATEES WERE FOUND DEAD FROM VARIOUS CAUSES-

THE WORST YEAR FOR THEM SINCE 2013.

RED TIDE IS NAMES AS A CAUSE IN A NUMBER OF THOSE DEATHS. Return to index of stories...


DISNEY MONORAIL OPEN DOOR-VOTOPS


FIRST AT FOUR: A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SITUATION AT DISNEY WORLD. AND IT WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

TAKE A LOOK.

ONE OF THE DOORS ON THE MONORAIL DIDN'T CLOSE ALL THE WAY. WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING.

THE CRACK WAS BIG ENOUGH FOR A SMALL CHILD TO SLIP THROUGH.

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEKEND.

FORTUNATELY NO ONE WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA BAD FOR FAMILIES-KEY


FLORIDA IS BEING NAMES AS ONE OF THE *WORST PLACES IN THE COUNTRY TO RAISE A FAMILY.

A SURVEY BY WALLET-HUB--

RANKED FLORIDA 49 OUT OF 50 STATES--

TO RAISE A FAMILY WITH YOUNG CHILDREN.

THE SUNSHINE STATE ALSO RANKED 47TH IN HOUSING AFFORDABILITY--

AND 48TH IN SEPARATION AND DIVORCE.

THE ONLY CATEGORY FLORIDA RANKED AVERAGE IN--

WAS UNEMPLOYMENT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-CLIP


PAUSE FOR CLIP Return to index of stories...


A) SAFE SLEEP-VOTOPS


A SHOCKING NUMBER OF MOTHERS ARE PUTTING THEIR BABIES LIVES AT RISK EVERY DAY. BECAUSE OF THE WAY THEY'RE PUTTING THEIR CHILD TO SLEEP.

NEXT AT FOUR: WHAT THEY'RE DOING WRONG. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO


Break Two hits at 04:12:37 Return to index of stories...


BOOTH ALERT-KEY


STEPHEN K. BANNON HAS STEPPED DOWN FROM BREITBART NEWS NETWORK, WHERE HE SERVED AS EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN SINCE 2012.

ACCORDING TO BREITBART CEO LARRY SOLOV, "STEVE IS A VALUED PART OF OUR LEGACY, AND WE WILL ALWAYS BE GRATEFUL FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS, AND WHAT HE HAS HELPED US TO ACCOMPLISH."

COMMENTS ATTRIBUTED TO BANNON IN TELL-ALL BOOK "FIRE AND FURY" ELICITED OUTRAGE FROM PRES. TRUMP AND PAST POLITICAL ALLIES.

THS HAS BEEN A SHARP RISE AND FALL.

HE LEFT THE WHITE HOUSE LAST SUMER. Return to index of stories...


SAFE SLEEP FOR BABIES-2-SHOT


FIRST AT FOUR: THE WAY MANY PARENTS ARE PUTTING THEIR BABIES TO SLEEP. COULD ACTUALLY BE LIFE-THREATENING.

AS ERIKA EDWARDS SHOWS US-

MANY AREN'T PUTTING THEIR BABIES TO SLEEP ON THEIR BACK-

AND EVEN MORE ARE USING SOFT BEDDING Return to index of stories...


SAFE SLEEP FOR BABIES-PKG


DESPITE THIS BABY GIRL'S PROTESTS.

SHE'S IN THE PERFECT POSITION -- AND SAFEST PLACE -- TO FALL ASLEEP.

"Have the baby on the back, in a crib or bassinet next to the parent's bed. Nothing else should be in that crib or bassinet except for the baby."

BUT ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM THE C-D-C --

- 22% OF PARENTS DO NOT PUT THEIR BABY ON THEIR BACK TO SLEEP

-39% USE SOFT BEDDING LIKE PILLOWS, STUFFED ANIMALS, AND BLANKETS FOR THEIR BABY

-AND 61% HAVE SLEPT IN THE SAME BED WITH THEIR INFANT

-- ALL DANGEROUS PRACTICES.

35-HUNDRED BABIES DIE EVERY YEAR IN SLEEP-RELATED DEATHS -- MOSTLY FROM ACCIDENTAL SUFFOCATION -- FROM EXCESS BEDDING OR ADULTS WHO'VE FALLEN ASLEEP WITH THEIR NEWBORNS.

"We do know that the vast majority of these babies die in sleep environments that are not safe."

RESIST THE TEMPTATION TO PUT A BLANKET ON A BABY WHEN IT'S COLD OUTSIDE.

PEDIATRICIANS SAY A ONESIE. WARM-FOOTED PAJAMAS. AND A WINTER SLEEP SACK SHOULD KEEP NEWBORNS COMFORTABLE.

"The middle of the night with a cranky newborn is a vulnerable time for exhausted parents. Experts advise setting a timer for 10 or 15 minutes when you begin overnight feedings. That should rouse you in case you fall asleep."

ERIKA EDWARDS, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


SAFE SLEEP FOR BABIES-CAM


BREASTFEEDING AND USING A PACIFIER CAN ALSO REDUCE THE RISK FOR SLEEP-RELATED DEATH IN INFANTS. Return to index of stories...


A) IMMOKALEE FOLO-HL TRX- VOTOPS


A MOTHER AND HER TWO CHILDREN DIE AFTER CRASHING INTO A POND.

AND SOME ARE SAYING IT COULD HAVE BEEN INTENTIONAL.

AND FOR THE FIRST TIME. WE'RE HEARING FROM THE FAMILY OF THE VICTIMS.

THAT'S AHEAD AT 5-THIRTY. Return to index of stories...


B) TRUMP TODAY-VOTOPS


AND-

IMMIGRATION REFORM IS IN THE SPOTLIGHT IN WASHINGTON DC-

EVERYTHING FROM A NEW BOARDER WALL-

TO WHAT TO DO WITH SO CALLED DREAMERS. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE


Break Three hits at 04:21:52 Return to index of stories...


SHOW OPEN-CLIP


NEW! Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO CRISTINA-2-SHOT


FIRST AT FOUR: NBC2 IS UNCOVERING NEW DETAILS IN THE INVESTIGATION INVOLVING A LEE COUNTY GASTROENTEROLOGIST.

DOCTOR ASIF CHOUDHURY IS ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING MULTIPLE UNCONSCIOUS PATIENTS AT TWO MEDICAL FACILITIES LAST YEAR.

NBC2'S CRISTINA MENDEZ IS DIGGING THROUGH THE 35-PAGE WARRANT, FINDING OUT THIS IS NOT THE FIRST-TIME A WITNESS HAS COMPLAINED ABOUT THE DOCTOR AT RIVERWALK ENDOSCOPY AND SURGERY CENTER. Return to index of stories...


DR ARREST FOLO-LIVE


ABOUT 5-YEARS AGO--

WITNESSES WORKING ALONGSIDE DR CHOUDHURY DURING A COLONOSCOPY SAY MORE THAN A DOZEN PATIENTS HERE WERE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED. Return to index of stories...


DR ARREST FOLO-VO


THE WITNESS TOLD DETECTIVES DR. CHOUDHURY WOULD PUT HIS FINGER INTO THE PATIENT'S VAGINA IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PROCEDURE.

ACCORDING TO THE WITNESS--

THIS HAPPENED NEARLY 15-DIFFERENT TIMES.

THE WITNESS TOLD SUPERVISORS AT RIVERWALK SURGERY CENTER--

BUT NOTHING EVER CAME OF THE ALLEGATIONS.

IN 20-17--

DIFFERENT WITNESSES AT BOTH RIVERWALK AND LEE HEALTH ALLEGEDLY SAW SIMILAR SEXUAL ASSAULTS ON 3 DIFFERENT PATIENTS.

DR. CHOUDHURY EXPLAINED TO DETECTIVES THAT WITNESSES ARE MISUNDERSTANDING WHAT WAS HAPPENING.

THE DOCTOR SAYS HE IS USING A METHOD TO HELP MOVE THE SCOPE--

BY PRESSING ON THE PERINEUM--

A PART OF THE BODY BETWEEN THE RECTUM AND VAGINA.

ACCORDING TO THE WARRANT--

DR CHOUDHURY WAS NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE ANY MEDICAL TEXT PROVING HOW THIS METHOD WORKS TO MANEUVER THE SCOPE.

BOTH MEDICAL

FACILITIES WOULD NOT COMMENT ON THE ALLEGED SEXUAL ASSAULTS.

NOW THE DEAN OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS AT FLORIDA SOUTHWESTERN IS WEIGHING IN ON THE OBLIGATION ALL MEDICAL EMPLOYEES HAVE TO REPORT WHAT IS SEEN. Return to index of stories...


DR ARREST FOLO-SOT


Dr. Marie Collins, School of Health Professions Dean

16:30:48 "if there's been any perceived harm done to them in any setting any shape form or fashion patients must be notified" Return to index of stories...


DR ARREST FOLO-LIVE


THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE WOULD NOT SAY WHETHER DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING THESE CLAIMS FROM 5-YEARS AGO--

CITING AN ACTIVE INVESTIGATION.

LIVE IN FT MYERS CM NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TRUMP TODAY-CAM


TODAY IN WASHINGTON: PRESIDENT TRUMP SAT DOWN WITH LAWMAKERS TO DISCUSS ONE OF THE MAJOR ISSUES FACING CONGRESS. WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE SO-CALLED "DREAMERS.

AS BLAYNE ALEXANDER SHOWS US. THE PRESS GOT A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT HOW THE BI-PARTISAN NEGOTIATIONS ARE PLAYING OUT. Return to index of stories...


TRUMP TODAY-PKG


TAPE/ Rep Kevin McCarty

TAPE/ Sen. Mazie Hirono

TAPE/ Rep. Steve King

TAPE/ Sen. Lindsey Graham

nats - conversation

AN EXTRAORDINARY LOOK BEHIND THE CURTAIN -

INTENSE IMMIGRATION TALKS - PLAYING OUT FOR THE NATION TO SEE -

sot/ President Trump

"you guys are going to have to come up with a solution.and if you do I'm going to sign that solution"

FOR NEARLY AN HOUR - A ROOM FULL OF KEY DECISION MAKERS IN BOTH PARTIES- HASHING IT OUT - IN FRONT OF CAMERAS.

sot/ President Trump

"I think we have to do daca first"

sot/ Rep Kevin McCarty

"Mr President - i think we have to be clear - don't want to be back here in two years - need security TRUMP: "

REPUBLICANS - DEMANDING A HARD FIX ON IMMIGRATION.

THE MAIN ISSUE FOR DEMOCRATS? FIXING DACA AND PROTECTING SO-CALLED DREAMERS - UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS BROUGHT TO THE U.S. AS CHILDREN.

sot/ President Trump

"this should be a bipartisan bill, it should be a bill of love"

PRESIDENT TRUMP SUGGESTING - A TWO PART SOLUTION - FIRST - HANDLE DACA ---

THEN - MORE SWEEPING IMMIGRATION REFORM - INCLUDING THE BORDER WALL.

sot/ Sen. Mazie Hirono

"you want 18 billion for a wall or else no daca - is that still your position? TRUMP: yeah - i could build it for less"

BUT THE BI-PARTISAN MEETINGS - COULD RISK ALIENATING HIS BASE -

SOME REPUBLICANS *NOT* IN THE MEETING SAY A SOFT IMMIGRATION STANCE - MEANS BREAKING A CAMPAIGN PROMISE.

sot/ Rep. Steve King

"if he grants DACA amnesty, then, that's off the table"

BUT INSIDE THE ROOM -

sot/ Sen. Lindsey Graham

"you have an opportunity Mr President - you need to close the deal."

sot/ President Trump

"my positions are going to be what the people in this room come up with."

EVERYONE AGREEING - THEY WILL ALL HAVE TO GIVE A LITTLE. THE QUESTION - WILL IT BE ENOUGH?

Audio outcue: Blayne Alexander, NBC News, Washington. Return to index of stories...


TRUMP CO AUTHOR...TRUMP LAXY-SOT


THE MAN WHO CO AUTHORED A BOOK WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP-

IS NOW RAISING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PRESIDENT.

TONY SCHWARTZ IS A CO-AUTHOR OF "THE ART OF THE DEAL."

HE SAYS HE'S NOTICED CHANGES IN THE PRESIDENT SINCE THE BEGINNING OF HIS ADMINISTRATION.

Tony Schwartz

Co-Author, "Trump: The Art of the Deal"

"I was there for it for months and months of a time is he worked. He doesn't appear to do so much anymore and I don't know the reason. But it's clear that he's either lazy or incapable of working now. And that wasn't as true before."

A NEW BOOK "FIRE AND FURY ALSO RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT PRESIDENT TRUMP'S MENTAL FITNESS.

THE PRESIDENT DEFENDED HIS MENTAL STABILITY IN A TWEET SATURDAY MORNING, CALLING HIMSELF A "VERY STABLE GENIUS." Return to index of stories...


JOE RUNNING FOR SENATE-VOTOPS


FORMER ARIZONA SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO IS RUNNING FOR SENATE.

THE 85-YEAR-OLD ARPAIO IS A REPUBLICAN AND CLOSE ALLY OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP.

HE WAS SPARED A POSSIBLE JAIL SENTENCE LAST YEAR WHEN TRUMP PARDONED HIS CONVICTION FOR DISOBEYING A JUDGE'S ORDER IN AN IMMIGRATION CASE.

THE SEAT IS NOW HELD BY JEFF FLAKE-

WHY ISN'T RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION. Return to index of stories...


KOREA TALKS-VO


FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS: NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA ARE HOLDING HIGH LEVEL TALKS.

THE SOUTH SAYS THE NORTH HAS AGREED TO SEND A DELEGATION TO NEXT MONTH'S WINTER OLYMPICS IN NEIGHBORING PYEONGCHANG.

TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN. THE SOUTH WILL HAVE TO ALTER ITS *OWN SANCTIONS TO ALLOW THOSE DELEGATES TO COME ACROSS. AND TO BE HOUSED AND TRANSPORTED. Return to index of stories...


CUBA SONIC ATTACKS-VOTOPS


THE SO CALLED "SONIC ATTACKS" ON U-S DIPLOMATS IN CUBA IS A MAJOR FOCUS TODAY IN THE U-S SENATE.

A COMMITTEE IS MEETING TODAY TO DISCUSS THE ATTACKS.

THEY BEGAN IN LATE 20-16 WHEN U-S GOVERNMENT WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES BEGAN TO SUFFER CONCUSSION. LIKE SYMPTOMS.

STILL TODAY. NO WORD ON A CAUSE. Return to index of stories...


NEW 911 DEATH-VO


A FIRST RESPONDER'S DEATH IS BEING LINKED TO THE 9-11 TERROR ATTACKS AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER-

MORE THAN 15 YEARS AFTER THE ATTACK.

NEW YORK STATE TROOPER MIKE ANSON BREATHED IN TOXIC FUMES AFTER THE TWIN TOWERS COLLAPSED. AND DEVELOPED CANCER.

IN HIS FINAL INTERVIEW-

JUST HOURS BEFORE HIS DEATH-

HE SAYS HE REGRETS NOTHING. Return to index of stories...


NEW 911 DEATH-SOTVO


Reporter: "Is there a part of you that wish you'd never gone down or do you not think that way?"

Mike Anson: "No I don't think that way. Of course when you look at the end result, you may, but I don't think that way."

HE LEAVES BEHIND A WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN.

HIS FUNERAL IS TODAY. Return to index of stories...


SPACE X ROCKET LOST-VO


A MYSTERY TONIGHT IN SPACE.

THERE'S CONCERN A SPACE X LAUNCH OF A HIGHLY CLASSIFIED SPY SATELLITE APPEARS TO BE A LOSS.

THERE'S FEAR THE MISSION MAY HAVE FAILED SHORTLY AFTER LIFTOFF FROM CAPE CANAVERAL-

AND ITS PAYLOAD MAY BE LOST IN SPACE.

DUE TO THE CLASSIFIED NATURE OF THE LAUNCH-

THE GOVERNMENT AND SPACE X ARE REFUSING TO COMMENT. Return to index of stories...


GOOGLE LAWSUIT-VO


TECH GIANT GOOGLE IS GETTING SUED FOR DISCRIMINATION.

TWO FORMER EMPLOYEES SAY THE COMPANY DISCRIMINATES AGAINST WHITE MEN. AND PEOPLE WITH CONSERVATIVE VIEWS.

THE CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT CITES A 'VIOLATION OF CALIFORNIA LABOR CODE. AND WHAT THEY CALL: GOOGLE'S 'OPEN HOSTILITY' FOR CONSERVATIVE THOUGHT. Return to index of stories...


GOOGLE LAWSUIT-SOTVO


"Just having a diverse set of people and a diverse set of views, and just having people feel comfortable and not having them be so *harshly punished* for just expressing themselves."

JAMES DEMORE WAS FIRED AFTER POSTING A CONTROVERSIAL MEMO ON A COMPANY MESSAGE BOARD.

IT CRITICIZED GOOGLE FOR "ALIENATING CONSERVATIVES." Return to index of stories...


ATHLETE BANNED FOR DRUGGING RIVAL-VOTOPS


A JAPANESE ATHLETE IS BEING BANNED FROM KAYAK SPRINTING FOR EIGHT YEARS. ACCUSED OF SPIKING THE DRINK OF A RIVAL.

YASUHIRO SUZUKI IS ADMITTING TO PUTTING A BANNED SUBSTANCE IN A FELLOW COMPETITORS WATER BOTTLE.

THE 32 YEAR OLD SAID HE DID IT BECAUSE WE HAS WORRIED HE WOULDN'T QUALIFY FOR THE OLYMPICS. Return to index of stories...


CHIL MORTALITY RATES-VO WIPE


TROUBLING HEALTH NEWS FOR THE UNITED STATES-

WE HAVE THE WORST CHILD MORTALITY RATE OF THE TOP 19 RICHEST NATIONS.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO A STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL HEALTH.

THE STUDY POINTS TO A HIGH NUMBER OF INFANT DEATHS-

CAR CRASHES-

AND GUN RELATED DEATHS.

SWEDEN HAD THE LOWEST CHILD MORTALITY RATE. Return to index of stories...


IBUPROFEN INFERTILITY-VOTOPS


PAINKILLER IBUPROFEN IS NOW BEING LINKED TO INFERTILITY IN MEN.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY FROM DENMARK.

IT FOUND THE PAINKILLER DISRUPTS THE PRODUCTION OF TESTOSTERONE.

AT HIGH ENOUGH DOSES-

OVER A LONG ENOUHG TIME-

IT COULD EVENTUALLY CAUSE ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION.

HOWEVER, THE IMPACT WAS MILD. AND TEMPORARY. Return to index of stories...


BAGGAGE FEES-KEY


BAGGAGE FEES-

THE BANE OF TRAVEL.

THEY CAN QUICKLY ADD A FEW EXTRA HUNDRED DOLLARS TO ANY TRIP.

BUT AS BOB HANSEN SHOWS US-

THERE'S ACTUALLY SOME WAYS TO CUT DOWN-

AND EVEN SKIP THOSE FEES. Return to index of stories...


BAGGAGE FEES-PKG


"I hate it. i don't think it's fair to the consumers and to people that have to travel."

LORRAINE HENRY SPEAKS FOR LOTS OF AIRLINE TRAVELERS STUCK WITH PAYING EXTRA FOR THEIR CHECKED LUGGAGE.

LORRAINE IS A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER THAT TEACHES AT SEWING EXPOS AROUND THE COUNTRY.

"probably about a third of the year, i'm gone."

AND THAT MEANS CHECKING TWO BAGS ON EVERY FLIGHT.

IF LORRAINE HAD TO PAY FOR THOSE BAGS.

"I'm talking 15-hundred a year just in baggage fees."

TRAVELERS ARE FINDING WAYS TO CUT DOWN OR SKIP THOSE FEES.

FIRST OFF, FREELOAD ON THE FREEBIES.

CHILD CAR SEATS AND STROLLERS ARE CHECKED FOR FREE.

BEFORE YOU ZIP THEM UP IN THEIR TRAVEL BAGS, PACK SOME ITEMS INSIDE.

DON'T PAY FOR OVERWEIGHT BAGS.

PACK YOUR HEAVIEST ITEMS IN YOUR CARRY ON.

THAT WAY YOU CAN PACK MORE IN CHECKED BAGS WITHOUT GOING OVER THE 50 POUND LIMIT.

"you'd be surprised at what lengths i go to on my carry-on."

TRY WEARING YOUR LUGGAGE.

IF YOU HAVE A JACKET WITH MULTIPLE POCKETS, PACK THOSE FULL AND WEAR THE JACKET.

YOU CAN STOW IT ONCE YOU SETTLE IN.

BOOK TICKETS WITH AN AIRLINE CREDIT CARD.

MANY CARRIERS WILL WAIVE BAGGAGE FEES FOR AIRLINE CARDHOLDERS AND THEIR COMPANIONS.

"if you put in lots of miles like lorraine henry, try to reach the airline miles level that offers free bags.

in lorraine's case that means going 50-thousand miles every year."

"if i have to have more then i will throw in an extra trip somewhere to get those miles."

FINALLY, CONSIDER FLYING A HIGHER CLASS THAT WAIVES BAGGAGE FEES.

THIS MAY SOUND CRAZY BUT IF YOU EXPECT TO BRING A LOT OF BAGS, FLYING FIRST CLASS MIGHT BE THE SAME PRICE AS FLYING COACH AND PAYING FOR ALL OF YOUR LUGGAGE.

BAGGAGE FEES ADD UP FOR EVERY PASSENGER.

FINDING WAYS TO FLY AND SAVE A FEW BUCKS CAN MEAN MORE MONEY FOR YOUR TRIP. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK NO MORE M-KEY


CHANGES ARE COMING TO FACEBOOK.

THE SOCIAL MEDIA GIANT IS GETTING RID OF ITS VIRTUAL PERSONAL ASSISTANT FEATURE.

LAST APRIL THE COMPANY RELEASED "M"-

A FEATURE THAT OFFERES "SUGGESTIONS" BASED ON CONVERSATIONS.

IT'S LAST DAY WILL BE JANUARY 19TH. Return to index of stories...


NEW ROLL UP TV-VO


GET READY TO ROLL OUT YOUR NEW TELEVISION-

LITERALLY.

L-G IS SHOWCASING A NEW 65 INCH TV THAT ROLLS-UP LIKE WRAPPING PAPER WHEN YOU'RE NOT USING IT.

THE COMPANY IS SHOWING OFF A PROTOTYPE AT THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW IN LAS VEGAS. Return to index of stories...


A) FRESH MARKET-TRX, SOTTOPS


"IT'S THE FUTURE SIGHT OF THE FRESH MARKET IN CAPE CORAL - BUT NOW RESIDENTS WILL HAVE TO WAIT A LITTLE LONGER BEFORE THEY CAN SHOP. TONIGHT AT 6 - WHY THE GROCERY STORE IS PUTTING THE PROKECT ON HALT." Return to index of stories...


B) PILL BUST-trxSSTOPS


A CAPE CORAL COUPLE--

BUSTED FOR SELLING PILLS. NEXT TO A DAYCARE.

AHEAD AT FIVE --

HOW POLICE FOUND OUT ABOUT THE CRIMINAL COUPLE. Return to index of stories...


C) STATE OF THE STATE-VOTOPS


GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT GIVING HIS FINAL STATE OF THE STATE-

NEXT AT FOUR-

THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE GOVERNOR. Return to index of stories...


BREAK FOUR


Break Four hits at 04:26:57 Return to index of stories...


SAHARA DESERT SNOW-VOTOPS WIPE


THIS IS SOMETHING YOU DEFINITELY DON'T SEE EVERY DAY-

SNOW IN THE SAHARA. THE HOTTEST DESERT IN THE WORLD.

THIS IS IN NORTHERN ALGERIA.

IT DIDN'T TAKE LONG BEFORE IT MELTED AWAY. Return to index of stories...


FROZEN GATORS-VOTOPS


AND TAKE A LOOK AT THIS-

IT'S SO COLD IN NORTH CAROLINA-

ALLIGATORS CAN BE SPOTTED-

STICKING THEIR NOSES OUT OF THE ICE.

WILDLIFE EXPERTS SAY THE GATOS ARE NOW IN A STATE OF HIBERNATION-

UNTIL IT WARMS UP. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


FORECAST OPEN Return to index of stories...


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: Increasing humidity with some morning fog

Despite a broad area of unsettled weather influencing the weather over Florida, our part of the state can expect fairly quiet conditions tonight. Well after midnight temperatures will only fall into the low and mid 60s for most areas, with communities like Fort Myers and Cape Coral cooling off to around 63 degrees by sunrise on Wednesday morning.

Just like we had this morning, it will be possible for a few areas of patchy fog to develop during the morning commute times early on Wednesday. Though the visibility shouldn't drop to terribly low levels, keep it in mind as the times when it will likely be thickest is just after sunrise through the 8 a.m. hour tomorrow morning.

As we move into the forecast for Wednesday, humidity will be on the rise as dew point temperatures will pop up into the mid 60s from time to time. We'll call for a blend of sun and clouds during the day as afternoon highs charge into the upper 70s near 80 degrees. Temperatures this mild are above average for early January, as normally highs only top out around 74 degrees in the afternoon. Though a few rain showers can't be categorically ruled out in the afternoon, coverage of anything developing should stay isolated.

Boating conditions look fair on Wednesday with light northeast winds in the morning before turning onshore after lunchtime thanks to the sea breeze off the Gulf of Mexico. Smooth conditions are expected on the bays and inland waters, and no advisories are posted for the Gulf from the National Weather Service.

Our weather on Thursday and Friday should continue to be mild with afternoon highs in the upper 70s to around 80. If you're a fan of warm and humid weather soak it up while you can, because another cold front is forecast to move over South Florida between late Friday and Saturday. When it does this we'll need to account for at least the chance of a passing shower or two on Friday, but more noticeable will be the drop in temperatures. Highs on Saturday and Sunday will be considerably cooler only topping out near 71 degrees on Saturday and 67 degrees on Sunday. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC OPEN-MO


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TRAFFIC-FDOT OR NAVITOPS


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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STATE OF THE STATE-SOT THEN TOUCH


"Things have to change, it starts here, it has to start in this building."

THAT'S GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT STRESSING THE NEED FOR SEXUAL HARRASSMENT TRAINING, INCLUDING AT THE STATE CAPITOL.

IT'S ONE OF SEVERAL BIG ISSUES FACING LAWMAKERS.

TODAY THE GOVERNOR KICKED IT OFF THE NEW SESSION WITH HIS FINAL STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS. Return to index of stories...


STATE OF THE STATE-PKG


"The governor of the state of florida rick scott.."

BEFORE HE EARNED THE TITLE OF BUSINESS EXECUTIVE AND GOVERNOR, RICK SCOTT CREDITS HIS WIFE ANNE FOR BELIEVING IN HIM 45-YEARS AGO.

A skinny kid without a penny in his pocket, who talked too fast with only a dream."

THE GOVERNOR HOPES LAWMAKERS LOVE HIS TAX CUT PLAN.

180-MILLION. SAVINGS COMING FROM FEES DRIVERS PAY TO RENEW THEIR LICENSE.

AND ALSO FOR SHOPPERS STOCKING UP HURRICANE SUPPLIES.

SCOTT WANTS THE CURRENT ONE WEEK HOLIDAY EXTENDED TO THREE WEEKS DURING A 3-MONTH PERIOD. ADMITTING HURRIANE IRMA DEALT A BLOW TO THE ENTIRE STATE.

And I believe Florida has come back even stronger..

HE'S PUSHING LAWMAKERS TO HELP FAMILIES FROM PUERTO RICO NOW LIVING IN FLORIDA BECAUSE OF HURRICANE MARIA. 12-MILLION TO ACCELERATE STUDENTS' ENGLISH SKILLS DURING SUMMER ACADEMIES.

THE GOVERNOR WANTS TO LEAVE A LEGACY LONG AFTER HE'S LEFT OFFICE.

"I want 2018 to be the year, that florida voters pass a constitutional amendment that makes it harder for politicians to raise taxes." 18 "

AN IDEA CHAMPIONED BY REPUBLICANS WHO HOLD MAJORITIES IN BOTH THE FLORIDA HOUSE AND SENATE.

NOW BEGINS 60-DAYS OF DEBATE ABOUT WHICH ISSUES TO CHAMPION AND WHERE TO COMPROMISE.

ALL SMILES AND SELFIES TODAY, CHECK BACK IN TWO MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


STATE OF THE STATE-KEY


EXPECT TO HEAR ABOUT OPIOIDS.

GOVERNOR SCOTT IS PUSHING LAWS TO COMBAT THIS GROWING CRISIS.

ONE IDEA IS TO NOT ALLOW DOCTORS TO PRESCRIBE MORE THAN 3-DAYS WORTH OF PAIN KILLERS.

DOCTORS CAN OVERRIDE THAT TO A WEEK SUPPLY IF THEY SHOW *WHY IT'S MEDICALLY NECESSARY.

RIGHT NOW KENTUCKY IS THE ONLY STATE WITH A 3-DAY LIMIT. Return to index of stories...


POLICE OFFICER FIRED-NATSVO


A CONNECTICUT POLICE OFFICER IS OFF THE JOB-

CAUGHT ON CAMERA USING RACIAL SLURS WHEN HE WAS ARRESTED FOR DRUNK DRIVING.

"You've got me locked up in here like a BLEEP."

Really?

DETECTIVE ROBERT LANZA HAS NOW BEEN FIRED FROM THE HARTFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT.

OFFICERS SAY THEY COULD SMELL ALCOHOL ON LANZA-

AND HE REFUSED TO TAKE A SOBRIETY TEST.

IN THIS 30 MINUTE VIDEO HE CAN BE SEEN SWEARING AT THE OFFICERS-

AND AT ONE POINT USED A RACIAL SLUR. Return to index of stories...


OIL TANKER COULD EXPLODE-VOTOPS


THERE'S FEAR TODAY THAT AN IRANIAN OIL TANKER COULD EXPLODE IN THE EAST CHINA SEA.

IT'S CURRENTLY ON FIRE-

AFTER COLLIDING WITH A FREIGHT SHIP OVER THE WEEKEND.

31 CREW MEMBERS ARE STILL MISSING.

IF IT SPILLS IT'S LOAD OF OIL-

IT WOULD BE THE 10TH LARGEST OIL SPILL IN HISTORY. Return to index of stories...


MISSOURI NO TRAVEL LIST-VO


A TRAVEL WEBSITE IS NAMING THE STATE OF MISSOURI IN THE TOP 10 PLACES IN THE WORLD *NOT TO VISIT.

FODOR'S TRAVEL GUIDE POINTS TO SEVERAL ISSUES-

INCLUDING CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN THE NEWS-

A NEW STATE LAW THAT MAKES IT HARDER FOR PEOPLE TO SUE THEIR EMPLOYER FOR DISCRIMINATION-

AND A TRAVEL ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE N DOUBLE A C-P. Return to index of stories...


FL DOG RESCUE ON CAM-NATSVO


CAUGHT ON CAMERA-

DEPUTIES IN FLORIDA MANAGED TO RESCUE A FRIGHTENED GERMAN SHEPHERD-

STUCK IN A CANAL.

nats of the rescue

THE DOG NAMES SHASTA WAS FOUND UNRESPONSIVE IN A NORTH LAUDERDALE CANAL.

AFTER TRYING TO COAX HER OUT-

DEPUTIES MANAGED TO GET HER TO SHORE BY USING A LASSO.

IN A SURPRISING TWIST-

TURNS OUT THE DOG'S OWNER IS A DEPUTY IN THE SAME DEPARTMENT. Return to index of stories...


RICHEST PERSON OF ALL TIME-VO


LISTEN TO THIS-

AMAZON C-E-O JEFF BEZOS-

IS NOW THE RICHEST PERSON IN HISTORY -

DETHRONING FORMER RECORD-HOLDER BILL GATES.

ACCORDING TO BLOOMBERG'S BILLIONAIRE TRACKER-

BEZOS' NET WORTH REACHED JUST OVER 105 BILLION DOLLARS ON MONDAY.

MOST OG HIS WEALTH COMES FROM HIS AMAZON HOLDINGS-

TYING HIS NET WORTH TO MARKET FLUCTUATIONS. Return to index of stories...


MO OLYMPICS-MO


MO OLYMPICS Return to index of stories...


TEAM USA MEDAL STAND OUTFITS-VO


ONE MONTH OUT FROM THE OLYMPICS-

WE'RE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK AT WHAT TEAM USA ATHLETES WILL WEAR ON THE MEDAL STAND.

THE OUTFITS ARE DESIGNED TO KEEP ATHLETES WARM SINCE MOST MEDAL CEREMONIES WILL BE HELD IN OPEN-AIR ARENAS.

EVERYTHING IS WATERPROOF. THE JACKET HAS BUILT-IN HAND WARMERS AND THE GLOVES ARE TOUCH-SCREEN COMPATIBLE.

REMEMBER-

YOU CAN CATCH ALL OF THE OLYMPIC ACTION-

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A) BASKETBALL CONTROVERSY-trxVOTOPS


AHEAD AT FIVE --

NBC2 UNCOVERS RECRUITING VIOLATIONS--

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B) SWEATSHIRT CONTROVERSY-VOTOPS


NEXT AT FOUR-

A MAJOR RETAILER-

FEELING MAJOR BACKLASH-

FROM SOME BIG NAME STARS-

FOR AN AD-

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SWEATSHIRT CONTROVERSY-AUX


MAJOR BACKLASH TODAY-

CLOTHING RETAILER H AND M IS APOLOGIZING FOR THIS AD-

THAT MANY ARE CALLING RACIST.

WE FIRST SHOWED YOU THIS PICTURE YESTERDAY AT FOUR.

IT SHOWS A YOUNG MAN-

WEARING A HOODIE THAT SAYS-

COOLEST MONEY IN THE JUNGLE.

NEW TODAY-

CELEBRITIES FROM SNOOP DOGG TO LEBRON JAMES ARE NOW SLAMMING H AND M. Return to index of stories...


SWEATSHIRT CONTROVERSY-PKG


Swedish-based retailer H-and-M is in major damage control after sparking widespread anger over this online ad.

It depicts a black child wearing a hoodie with the words "COOLEST MONKEY IN THE JUNGLE."

Social media erupted in outrage. Many calling it BLATENT RACISM.

Snoop Dogg posted a version of the ad with a crown on the boys head, writing THE WAY I C IT

LeBron James posted a similar picture, writing.

"HM U GOT US ALL WRONG! AND WE AIN'T GOING FOR IT."

H-and-M sent NBC a statement, writing in part:

"WE UNDERSTAND THAT MANY PEOPLE ARE UPSET ABOUT THE IMAGE. WE, WHO WORK AT H&M CAN ONLY AGREE. WE ARE DEEPLY SORRY THAT THE PICTURE WAS TAKEN, AND WE ALSO REGRET THE ACTUAL PRINT.

H-and-M says it removed the online image and the sweatshirt is no longer being sold globally.

H&M websites

But NBC found the hoodie was still being sold overnight on the company's Spanish site.

NATSOT WEEKND

R&B suspertar The Weeknd, who HAS collaborated with H-and-M in the past. now CUTTING ties.Tweeting that he was SHOCKED AND EMBARRASSED BY THIS PHOTO, I'M DEEPLY OFFENDED AND WILL NOT BE WORKING WITH H-M ANYMORE."

Other retailers have stumbled with controversial ads before.

Decades ago.Abercrombie and Fitch was criticized for selling a shirt with the slogan TWO WONGS CAN MAKE IT WHITE.

Urban Outfitters sold a red sweatshirt with the words Kent State and what appeared to be a blood splatter.

And Zara came out with a blue and white striped child's pajama top with a yellow star some said resembled those worn by concentration camp inmates. Return to index of stories...


SWEATSHIRT CONTROVERSY-AUX


H&M SAYS IT'S INVESTIGATING TO PREVENT THIS "TYPE OF MISTAKE FROM HAPPENING AGAIN." Return to index of stories...


NEW AHEAD AT 5PM CLIP-CLIP


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SELL THAT 5PM!-2SHOT


A NORTH FORT MYERS AXE ATTACK.

AHEAD AT FIVE --

WHAT STARTED A FIGHT BETWEEN FRIENDS.

PLUS--

A CAPE CORAL COUPLE CAUGHT SELLING DRUGS--

RIGHT NEXT TO A POPULAR DAYCARE.

HOW THEY WERE CAUGHT.

AND --

PAY UP. OR WE'LL EXPOSE YOUR INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS TO YOUR PARTNER.

AHEAD AT FIVE--

THE ROMANCE SCAM YOU NEED TO HEAR ABOUT. Return to index of stories...


a NFM ATTACK-2SHOT


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b CAPE PILLS-trxSSTOPS


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c ROMANCE SCAM-trxVOTOPS


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