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HEADLINES-SOT C) SHAYDEN COLVIN WITNESSES-SOTVO
SHOW OPEN SHOW OPEN-CLIP
CHARCO BATTALION CHIEF ARREST-NATSVO, 2SH, BOXES TRUMP WHITE HOUSE-ON CAM
CHARCO BATTALION CHIEF ARREST-trxLIVE TRUMP WHITE HOUSE-trxPKG
CHARCO BATTALION CHIEF ARREST-VO FIRE AND FURY BEST SELLER-trxVOTOPS
CHARCO BATTALION CHIEF ARREST-SOT NEWS ALERT MO-CLIP
CHARCO BATTALION CHIEF ARREST-LIVE NYC SUBWAY BOMBER INDICTED-OC, VO
SIEVERS MO CHINA OIL TANKER EXPLODES-SQZBOX
SIEVERS & RODGERS IN COURT-OC, VO, SS PARIS JEWELRY HEIST-OC, VO
LEE COEL IN COURT TODAY-OC, SS(2) CHURCH SHOOTING RELEASE-OC, VO
NEW TONIGHT MO NEWS ALERT MO-CLIP
ESTERO BASKETBALL ISSUES-SOTVO, BOXES CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES-VO IN TCH
ESTERO BASKETBALL ISSUES-trxLIVE CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES-trxPKG
ESTERO BASKETBALL ISSUES-PKG CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES-OC TAG
ESTERO BASKETBALL ISSUES-LIVE NEWS ALERT MO-CLIP
NEWS ALERT MO DAVIE MARTIAL ARTS ABUSE-NATSVO
7ELEVEN RAIDS IN LEE COUNTY-OC, VO NEW TONIGHT MO-CLIP
TERRORIST TRAINING OVER-OC, VO HANDCUFFED TEACHER SPEAKS-OC, VO
NEW TONIGHT MO HANDCUFFED TEACHER SPEAKS-SOTVO
NAPLES BEAR ATTACK-VO, ZM, BOXES HARVEY WEINSTEIN DIVORCE-OC, VO
NAPLES BEAR ATTACK-trxLIVE MAN LIVING WITH DEAD GIRLFRIEND-OC, VO
NAPLES BEAR ATTACK-PKG MAN LIVING WITH DEAD GIRLFRIEND-SOTVO
NAPLES BEAR ATTACK-LIVE TEACHER INAPPROPRIATE PICS-OC, VO
NEW RIGHT NOW MO TEACHER INAPPROPRIATE PICS-SOTVO
LEE COUNTY SCHOOL CHOICE-ON CAM TEASE ONE-TRX
CAPE CORAL MO TZ1 A) FIREFIGHTER-SOTTOPS
CAPE FIRE GROUNDBREAKING-OC, VO TZ1 B) FEMA CONTRACTOR DEATH-trxSOTVO
CAPE FIRE GROUNDBREAKING-SOTVO TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-trxON CAM
NEW TONIGHT MO NEW TONIGHT MO-CLIP
PG OFFICER LIFE SAVER-OC, SS FL FEMA CONTRACTOR DEATH-ON CAM
BETSY DEVOS AVE MARIA-OC, SS FL FEMA CONTRACTOR DEATH-trxPKG
SWFL GRADUATION RATES-CGTOPS FL FEMA CONTRACTOR DEATH-OC TAG
TEXTING AND DRIVING BILL-OC, VO TZ2 A) COLD WEATHER BLOOD-trxVOTOPS
NEW RIGHT NOW MO TZ2 B) WEATHER-trxON CAM
EAST LEE COUNTY PARK-OC, VO WEATHER OPEN-CLIP
EAST LEE COUNTY PARK-SOTVO TEXAS WIND ADVISORY-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE-TRX WEATHER CHAT-3SHOT
TZ1 A) OFFSHORE DRILLING-SOTVOTOPS FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
TZ1 B) FEMA DEATH-trxSOTVO NEWS ALERT MO-CLIP
TZ1 C) TAMIFLU CONCERNS IN SWFL-trxVOTOPS COLD WEATHER BLOOD SHORTAGE-VO IN KEY
TZ1 D) WEATHER TEASE-trxONCAM COLD WEATHER BLOOD SHORTAGE-trxPKG
NEW TONIGHT MO NEW TONIGHT MO-CLIP
NORTH PORT BEE CRASH-OC, VO MOTHER OF TWO DIES FROM FLU-OC, VO
HERPES CARRYING WILD MONKEYS-ON CAM MOTHER OF TWO DIES FROM FLU-SOTVO
SEX HARASSMENT TRAINING-trxVOTOPS LEE COUNTY FLU BREAK OUT-ON CAM
NEW TONIGHT MO NEW RIGHT NOW MO-CLIP
TAMIFLU CONCERNS IN SWFL-OC, BOXES JFK LUGGAGE PROBLEMS-OC, VO
TAMIFLU CONCERNS IN SWFL-trxLIVE NEW TONIGHT MO-CLIP
TAMIFLU CONCERNS IN SWFL-PKG FL MOM DRUNK LEAVES KID-OC, SS
TAMIFLU CONCERNS IN SWFL-LIVE GYMNAST SEX ABUSE-OC, VO
FLU NATIONWIDE BREAK OUT-ON CAM GYMNAST SEX ABUSE-SOTVO
WEATHER MO NEW RIGHT NOW MO-CLIP
STUNNED SEA TURTLES COLD-VOTOPS PRINCE HARRY BEST MAN-OC, VO
WEATHER CHAT-3SHOT JLO ON WILL AND GRACE-OC, VO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-ON CAM MIAMI ECITATION PROGRAM-ON CAM
TZ2 A) MAN LIVING W DEAD GF-trxSOTVO FINE ART SNIFFING DOG-OC, VO
TZ2 B) CHILD BRIDE MARRAIGE LAWS-TRX-ONCAM FINE ART SNIFFING DOG-SOTVO
INVESTIGATORS-MO TEASE THREE-TRX
CHILD BRIDE MARRAIGE LAWS-OC, BOXES TZ3 A) FORGING CHECKS-SOTTOPS
CHILD BRIDE MARRAIGE LAWS-trxLIVE TZ3 B) SHAYDEN COLVIN WITNESS-trxSOT
CHILD BRIDE MARRAIGE LAWS-PKG NEW TONIGHT MO-CLIP
CHILD BRIDE MARRAIGE LAWS-LIVE SHAYDEN COLVIN WITNESSES-SOTVO,ON CAM
NEW AT 530-CLIP SHAYDEN COLVIN WITNESSES-trxLLPKG
A) CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES-VOTOPS SELL THE 6PM-CLIP
HL TRX-CLIP A) FIREFIGHER FOLO-SOTVOTOPS
B) MARTIAL ARTS-NATSVO B) CAPE FISHING-SOTTOPS
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HEADLINES-SOT


A BATTALION CHIEF WITH A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE.

1:07"he took two steps back then pulled out his gun and aimed it at the both of us."1:11

NBC2 QUESTIONING HOW A MAN WITH A PATTERN OF BAD BEHAVIOR. WAS PUT IN A POSITION OF POWER IN THE FIRST PLACE.

PLUS --

TWO HIGH SCHOOL COACHES CAUGHT MISHANDLING MONEY.

SO WHY WASN'T LAW ENFORCEMENT CALLED TO INVESTIGATE.

AND ITS THE FIRST ATTACK IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

3545 shock really. because you don't expect to see bears

THE SEARCH FOR THE BEAR THAT MAULED A MAN IN HIS OWN LANAI.

PLUS --

A PUSH TO STOP CHILD BRIDES IN FLORIDA--

AFTER AN NBC2 INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


SHOW OPEN


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CHARCO BATTALION CHIEF ARREST-NATSVO, 2SH, BOXES


nats of swearing bleeped

NEW AT FIVE--

STARTLING REVELATIONS ABOUT THIS HIGH RANKING FIRE OFFICIAL CAUGHT ON CAMERA ATTACKING TWO TEENS

GOOD EVENING --

I'M KELLIE BURNS.

AND I'M LISA SPOONER.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED BATTLION CHIEF JON MILLER FOR BATTERY AND BURGLARY. AND TODAY NBC 2 UNCOVERED HIS PERSONNEL FILE SHOWS A LONG LIST OF VIOLENCE AND BULLYING IN THE DEPARTMENT.

NBC2'S DEVIN TURK SPOKE TO THE TEEN WHO MILLER GRABBED BY THE HAIR.

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CHARCO BATTALION CHIEF ARREST-trxLIVE


I spent the day going through battalion chief Jon millers personal file.

Much of it was promotions and praise.

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CHARCO BATTALION CHIEF ARREST-VO


That was following an internal investigation.

Where he was found violating rules of conduct and chain of command.

The findings showed " a pattern of behavior that was severely lacking in judgement, professionalism, and leadership"

It went on to say the environment that existed under him was intimidating, chaotic, and belligerent.

He was demoted to lieutenant.

Had to take part in an anger management program.

And have quarterly evaluations.

Miller is facing charges -- after he appeared to steal a teenagers cell phone and grabbed one by the hair after an apparent road rage. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO BATTALION CHIEF ARREST-SOT


Matteo /Victim

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"Ridiculous we thought these people were supposed to be protecting us but now they're attacking us" Return to index of stories...


CHARCO BATTALION CHIEF ARREST-LIVE


I reached out to the fire department to find out why Miller was promoted again after the 2009 investigation. we're working on getting that answer.

I went to milers home again today to get his take on what this happened.

But no one answered the door.

Live in Charlotte county

Dt Nbc Return to index of stories...


SIEVERS MO


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SIEVERS & RODGERS IN COURT-OC, VO, SS


THE LEE COUNTY MAN ACCUSED OF ORCHESTRATING HIS WIFE'S MURDER APPEARED IN COURT TODAY.

MARK SIEVERS IS ACCUSED OF MASTERMINDING HIS DOCTOR WIFE'S MURDER IN THIER BONITA SPRINGS HOME TWO YEARS AGO.

SIEVERS DEFENSE ATTORNEYS SAY THEY HAVE INTERVIEWED 20 POTENTIAL WITNESSES--

ACROSS 10 STATES.

INVESTIGATORS SAY SIEVERS HIRED HIS BEST FRIEND CURTIS WRIGHT AND ANOTHER MAN TO CARRY OUT THE MURDER.

WRIGHT TOOK A PLEA DEAL AND AGREED TO TESTIFY AGAINST THE OTHERS. Return to index of stories...


LEE COEL IN COURT TODAY-OC, SS(2)


NEW AT FIVE: A JUDGE NEEDS MORE TIME TO DECIDE WHETHER A PUNTA GORDA POLICE OFFICER CAN GET HIS TRIAL MOVED TO ANOTHER COUNTY.

LEE COEL IS FACING MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES. AFTER HE SHOT AND KILLED A LIBRARIAN AT A SHOOT DON'T SHOOT TRAINING.

HIS GUN WAS LOADED WITH BULLETS INSTEAD OF BLANKS.

THE FORMER OFFICER WANTS A CHANGE OF VENUE BECAUSE OF ALL THE MEDIA COVERAGE OF THE CASE.

HE'LL BE BACK IN COURT IN MARCH. Return to index of stories...


NEW TONIGHT MO


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ESTERO BASKETBALL ISSUES-SOTVO, BOXES


Mark Anderson, Estero

14:39:13 "I just thought it was ridiculous and sad, it's a shame. they should be fired"

TWO COACHES AT ESTERO HIGH CAUGHT MIS-MANAGING MONEY ARE BEING REASSIGNED.

DISTRICT OFFICIALS TELL NBC 2 JEFF AND MAJORIE HANLON BOTCHED FINANCES FOR THE SCHOOLS FOOTBALL AND BOOSTER CLUB.

NBC2'S CRISTINA MENDEZ FIND OUT WHY LAW ENFORCEMENT WAS *NEVER BROUGHT IN TO INVESTIGATE. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO BASKETBALL ISSUES-trxLIVE


JEFF HANLON REPORTED A STUDENT WHO WAS CAUGHT STEALING MONEY FROM THE "LOCKER ROOM CONCESSIONS".

BUT THAT LEAD TO AN EVEN BIGGER INVESTIGATION--

WHERE THE FOCUS WAS TURNED TO HIM AND HIS WIFE. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO BASKETBALL ISSUES-PKG


NAT- football practice

JEFF HANLON IS OFF

THE FOOTBALL FIELD FOR GOOD IN LEE

COUNTY--

AFTER FAILING TO FOLLOW CONCUSSION PROTOCOL AND MISMANAGING MONEY THAT INVOLVED FOOTBALL FUNDRAISERS AND BOOSTER PROGRAMS AT ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL.

Mark Anderson, Estero

14:39:13 "I just thought it was ridiculous and sad, it's a shame. they should be fired"

JEFF AND HIS WIFE MAJORIE--

WHO WAS REMOVED AS THE BOYS TRACK AND FIELD

COACH--

WERE UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR MONTHS BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.

THE COUPLE WAS CAUGHT FUNNELING MORE THAN 2-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS FROM AN ESTERO HIGH GOLF FUNDRAISER INTO THEIR DAUGHTER'S PERSONAL BANK ACCOUNT--

AND USING THOSE FUNDS AT SEVERAL DIFFERENT STORES INCLUDING SAM'S CLUB AND JET'S PIZZA.

Heather Lee, Estero

14:36:29 "I don't think they should be working for the school at all. They shouldn't be in any kind of position where they can handle any kind of money because clearly they can't be trusted"

THE DISTRICT ALSO DISCOVERED THE HANLON'S WERE USING CASH FROM LOCKER ROOM

CONCESSIONS TO PURCHASE ALCOHOL--

WHICH WAS THEN RESOLD AT THE SAME GOLF FUNDRAISER.

Mark Anderson, Estero

14:40:01 "that's pretty bad"

ACCORDING TO THE INTERNAL INVESTIGATION--

THE HANLON'S GAVE THE DISTRICT NEARLY 7-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN WITHHELD FUNDRAISING

MONEY.

THE COUPLE IS NOW ASSIGNED TO ANOTHER SCHOOL--

AND ARE NOT ALLOWED TO HANDLE MONEY ON BEHALF OF THE DISTRICT.

Heather Lee, Estero

14:35:49 "but to take from the kids who work really hard to do all these drives and selling things to be able to play their sport it's completely unfair and they should have some serious punishments for that" Return to index of stories...


ESTERO BASKETBALL ISSUES-LIVE


THE HANLON'S REIMBURSING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN FUNDRAISING MONEY TO THE DISTRICT WAS PART OF AN AGREEMENT IN WHICH THE DISTRICT WOULD NOT TURN THE MATTER OVER TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.

LIVE IN ESTERO CM NBC2. Return to index of stories...


NEWS ALERT MO


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7ELEVEN RAIDS IN LEE COUNTY-OC, VO


RIGHT NOW WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHICH 7-ELEVEN STORES WERE RAIDED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AS PART OF A NATIONWIDE CRACK DOWN ON THE HIRING OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

WE DO KNOW *FOUR STORES IN FORT MYERS WERE RAIDED.

THE RAID IS BEING DESCRIBED AS THE LARGEST OPERATION AGAINST AN EMPLOYER UNDER THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION.

100 STORES WERE TARGETED ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

21 PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED.

THERE WERE NO ARRESTS IN LEE COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


TERRORIST TRAINING OVER-OC, VO


ROADS ARE BACK OPEN IN FORT MYERS --

AFTER A MOCK TERROR ATTACK EXERCISE.

THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND 20 LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FROM LEE--

COLLIER--

AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES PREPARED FOR A WORST CASE SCENERIO.

SEVERAL STREETS WERE SHUT DOWN AS CREWS TRAINED FOR A VARIETY OF EMERGENCIES--

FROM AN AMMONIA EXPLOSION TO A SUICIDE BOMBER. Return to index of stories...


NEW TONIGHT MO


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NAPLES BEAR ATTACK-VO, ZM, BOXES


RIGHT NOW: THE SEARCH IS ON FOR A BEAR THAT ATTACKED A MAN IN NAPLES.

THE BEAR SLASHED THE MAN'S FACE WITH ITS PAW.

THE MAN WAS LETTING HIS DOG OUT ON DREAM CATCHER CIRCLE. WHEN *THREE BEARS LINGERED ON HIS LANAI.

NBC2'S ALEXA SANTOS FOUND OUT THIS IS THE FIRST HUMAN BEAR ATTACK RECORDED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES BEAR ATTACK-trxLIVE


Well FWC hasn't caught any bears yet.

Based on the victim's description, and what nearby neighbors have said, FWC thinks there's a mama bear and 3 young bears in this area.

They're not positive yet, but think the mama is the one responsible for the attack.

They're investigating and working on DNA samples so they can confirm that. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES BEAR ATTACK-PKG


For the people living near this nature preserve in North Naples. close encounters with bears are nothing new.

3515 they usually come at night on trash days so they can rummage through all our trash and pick out the stuff they like and spread it all over the neighborhood

Rachel Plisko even got this video on Saturday. of a bear taking interest in her backyard screen. He even left some holes behind.

3005 stood up again on the screen, and my concern kicked in that he was going to try to get into the screen

She says she's seen the same group frequently over the last several months. A mama bear and 3 cubs. But news of Tuesday's attack has her concerned.

3240 it's scary when you have a child and you have animals and a lot of the neighbors have animals and they get aggressive

Others who live in the neighborhood of the attack. say it's not surprising

3640 I kind of expected it because they come really close to our back doors front doors and it was just a matter of time because they don't really fear us

Despite the attack. neighbors realize the bears aren't after humans.

FWC says an attack like this is extremely rare, and the first on record in south Florida.

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NAPLES BEAR ATTACK-LIVE


FWC says if they do trap the bear and confirm it's the one who attacked. it's their policy they have to euthanize it.

The other 3 will be relocated, and should survive just fine in the wild.

Residents say they wait to put out the trash according to the rules -- Meanwhile. FWC is working with these neighborhoods and Collier County to find solutions to better secure the trash.

Reporting live in north naples AS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


NEW RIGHT NOW MO


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LEE COUNTY SCHOOL CHOICE-ON CAM


THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE HOSTING A FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT--

TO GUIDE PARENTS THROUGH THE PROCESS OF CHOOSING A SCHOOL FOR THEIR CHILD.

ITS FROM 6 TO 7.

DISTRICT OFFICIALS WILL ALSO DISCUSS SIBLING AND PROXIMITY PREFERENCE FROM 6-7 AND ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS.

THE SEMINAR WILL BE STREAMED ON THE DISTRICT'S FACEBOOK PAGE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL MO


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CAPE FIRE GROUNDBREAKING-OC, VO


CAPE CORAL FIRE CREWS BREAK GROUND ON A NEW FIRE STATION.

IT WILL PROVIDE FASTER RESPONSE TIMES FOR THE NORTHERN PART OF THE CITY.

THE STATION IS COSTING THE CITY 4 MILLION DOLLARS.

IT WILL HOUSE A FOUR PERSON FIRE ENGINE.

NINE NEW STAFF WILL BE ADDED TO CAPE CORALS E-M-S AND FIRE.

FIRE CREWS TELL US THEY HOPE TO SAVE MORE LIVES BECAUSE THEY WILL BE ABLE TO GET TO EMERGENCIES FASTER. Return to index of stories...


CAPE FIRE GROUNDBREAKING-SOTVO


INTERIM FIRE CHEIF

16:12:42-16:12:52

A Fire doubles in size everyone 30 seconds so a quick response time in an event of a fire is important when we have a medical emergency this is another time we need to see a quick response time.

THE CITY BOUGHT THE DESIGN PLAN WHICH WILL BE USED FOR ANOTHER STATION TO BE BUILT IN THE FUTURE.

CONSTRUCTION IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETE IN THE FALL OF THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


NEW TONIGHT MO


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PG OFFICER LIFE SAVER-OC, SS


A PUNTA GORDA POLICE OFFICER IS BEING RECOGNIZED FOR SAVING A MAN'S LIFE.

OFFICER FERNANDO BURGA PERFORMED C-P-R ON THE MAN, WHO WAS HAVING A HEART ATTACK.

THE NEW POLICE CHIEF PAMELA DAVIS CONGRATULATED OFFICER BURGA FOR A JOB WELL DONE. Return to index of stories...


BETSY DEVOS AVE MARIA-OC, SS


U-S SECRETARY OF EDUCATION BETSY DEVOS WILL BE AVE MARIA'S COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER AT THIS YEAR'S GRADUATION CEREMONY.

THE COMMENCEMENT TAKES PLACE MAY 5TH, AT 10 A.M. IN THE TOM GOLISANO FIELD HOUSE.

APPROXIMATELY 250 UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO RECEIVE DEGREES AT THIS YEAR'S CEREMONY. Return to index of stories...


SWFL GRADUATION RATES-CGTOPS


HERE'S SOME GREAT NEWS: A HIGHER PERCENTAGE OF FLORIDA STUDENTS ARE GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL. ESPECIALLY IN COLLIER COUNTY.

88-PERCENT OF THE CLASS OF 20-17 GRADUATED IN FOUR YEARS.

THAT'S A RECORD FOR COLLIER.

LEE AND CHARLOTTE COUNTY ARE BOTH SLIGHTLY LESS THAN THE STATE-WIDE AVERAGE OF 82-PERCENT. Return to index of stories...


TEXTING AND DRIVING BILL-OC, VO


A NEW TEXTING AND DRIVING BILL IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO BECOMING A LAW.

THE BILL TO MAKE TEXTING AND DRIVING A PRIMARY OFFENSE PASSED THROUGH THE FIRST HOUSE COMMITTEE.

RIGHT NOW- OFFICERS HAVE TO SEE YOU VIOLATE A TRAFFIC LAW LIKE AN ILLEGAL LANE CHANGE--

TO CHARGE YOU WITH TEXTING AND DRIVING.

THE BILL ALSO INCREASES THE FINE IF YOU'RE CAUGHT. Return to index of stories...


NEW RIGHT NOW MO


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EAST LEE COUNTY PARK-OC, VO


LEE COUNTY IS WORKING ON A BIG NEW PARK FOR THE EASTERN END OF THE COUNTY.

ITS CALLED THE JOEL "AGRI-ECO" PARK.

IT WILL SIT ON 30 ACRES OF LAND ON JOEL BOULEVARD. ABOUT A MILE AND A HALF SOUTH OF PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

PART OF THE LAND WILL BE USED FOR AGRICULTURE AND ECOLOGICAL TEACHING.

PEOPLE CAN LEARN HOW AGRICULTURE WORKS IN CITIES AND SUBURBS.

FAMILIES LIVING NEAR BY SAY THEY'RE EXCITED TO TAKE THEIR CHILDREN HERE. Return to index of stories...


EAST LEE COUNTY PARK-SOTVO


135442 we tried to do his second birthday at a park and there's one in Fort Myers. And we figured out when we got there we had to reserve a spot it was so busy. So we went an hour away and there wasn't any spaces for us. 5456

THE COUNTY SAYS THE PARK IS ESTIMATED TO COST A LITTLE LESS THAN 7 MILLION DOLLARS.

IT WILL TAKE AT LEAST TWO YEARS TO GET THE PROPER PERMITS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-TRX


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TZ1 A) OFFSHORE DRILLING-SOTVOTOPS


07:05:50 This is beautiful here. Why don't you want to go somewhere else. 07:05:53

AHEAD AT 6 -

THE PLAN TO BAN OIL DRILLING OFF OF FLORIDA'S COAST -

FOR GOOD. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 B) FEMA DEATH-trxSOTVO


Katrina Urso /Victim's Daughter: "He was a good man. He was a great grandfather."

A FLORIDA MAN KILLED BY A FEMA CONTRACTOR.

AHEAD AT FIVE-THIRTY: WHY INVESTIGATORS SAY HE DID IT. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 C) TAMIFLU CONCERNS IN SWFL-trxVOTOPS


AND THE FLU IS SPIKING AT LEAST ONE PERSON IN FLORIDA HAS DIED SO FAR.

AHEAD AT FIVE--

NBC2 UNCOVERS A SHORTAGE IN THE MEDICINE TO TREAT IT. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 D) WEATHER TEASE-trxONCAM


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NEW TONIGHT MO


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NORTH PORT BEE CRASH-OC, VO


EMERGENCY CREWS HAD TO FIGHT OFF BEES TO SAVE TWO PEOPLE WHO CRASHED THEIR S-U-V ON I-75 IN NORTH PORT.

THEY BLEW THRU A BARBED WIRE FENCE AND LANDED ON SEVERAL BEE BOXES.

EMERGENCY RESPONDERS HAD TO FIGHT THROUGH A BEE SWARM TO SAVE THE PEOPLE INSIDE THE CAR.

CREWS USED A FOAM SPRAY TO CLEAR THE BEES AWAY.

EVERYONE MADE IT OUT OKAY. Return to index of stories...


HERPES CARRYING WILD MONKEYS-ON CAM


FLORIDA WILDLIFE MANAGERS WANT TO REMOVE MONKEYS IN SILVER SPRINGS STATE PARK. NEAR OCALA.

SCIENTISTS SAY THE MONKEYS CARRY HERPES IN THEIR SALIVA. POSING A MAJOR RISK OF SPREADING THE DISEASE.

HOWEVER, THERE HAVE BEEN NO *CONFIRMED CASES OF THE MONKEYS SPREADING THE VIRUS TO HUMANS IN FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


SEX HARASSMENT TRAINING-trxVOTOPS


THE FLORIDA SENATE IS GOING TO REQUIRE MANDATORY SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING FOR SENATORS. AFTER SEVERAL ACCUSATIONS OF SEXUAL ASSAULTS AND ADMITTED AFFAIRS IN THE LEGISLATURE.

A SENATE PANEL VOTED TO REQUIRE EACH SENATOR TO TAKE AN HOUR-LONG COURSE IN WORKPLACE AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO SAID SENATORS WILL BE ABLE TO TAKE THE COURSE ONLINE. Return to index of stories...


NEW TONIGHT MO


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TAMIFLU CONCERNS IN SWFL-OC, BOXES


HEATH EXPERTS ARE URGING PEOPLE TO TAKE ACTION QUICK --

IF THEY START TO FEEL FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS.

SUPPLIES OF TAMIFLU ARE RUNNING LOW ACROSS THE NATION

WE SENT NBC-2'S JOE PUTRELO TO FIND OUT IF SUPPLIES OF THIS MEDICINE THAT MASKS THE SYMPTOMS OF THE FLU. ARE SCARE HERE TOO. Return to index of stories...


TAMIFLU CONCERNS IN SWFL-trxLIVE


A PHARMACIST I SPOKE WITH SAYS IF YOU BEGIN TO FEEL ANY SYMPTOMS OF THE FLU IN YOUR BODY---

YOU REALISTICALLY ONLY HAVE TWO DAYS AT THE MOST FOR TAMIFLU TO BE EFFECTIVE. Return to index of stories...


TAMIFLU CONCERNS IN SWFL-PKG


SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS CONTINUE TO FIGHT THE WORST FLU SEASON IN YEARS.

William Black/Fort Myers

"ya sweat, ache, fevers, pain. All you wanna do is sleep and lay around all day."

BAYFRONT AND LEE HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY'VE SEEN AN EXPLOSION IN FLU PATIENTS THIS SEASON.

Anna Marie Judson/FM

09:17:58-04

"I got shivery and a cold and I just didn't feel right."

PHARMACIST DENISE TRAFICANTE SAYS MANY ARE TRYING TO STOP THE FLU BY TAKING A PRESCRIPTION DRUG CALLED TAMIFLU.

Denise Traficante/PharmD

09:04:01-09

"Patients that start it immediately within that 48 hours typically show a great improvement in their symptoms within two to three days."

TAMIFLU HAS BEEN SO POPULAR LATELY---

SOME PHARMACIES LIKE THIS C-V-S IN FORT MYERS TELL US THEY'VE COMPLETELY RUN OUT.

TRAFICANTE SAYS IF YOU FEEL ANY SIGNS OF THE FLU AT ALL---

THERE IS NO TIME TO WASTE IF YOU WANT TO TAKE TAMIFLU.

Denise Traficante/PharmD

09:03:31-40

"There's a small window, typically 48 hours of when the symptoms start that you need to start the medication in order for it to work in its proper function."

THE DEMAND FOR TAMIFLU IS HIGHER THAN NORMAL---

SO TRAFICANTE TELLS US HER PHARMACY ALWAYS AT LEAST CARRIES THE GENERIC BRAND FOR ANYONE WHO NEEDS IT.

Denise Traficante/PharmD

09:09:21-30

"We do always try and have at least one to two doses while treatment protocol quantities in stock for our patients."

AND WHILE TAMIFLU CAN HELP---

PHARMICISTS AND PHYSICIANS AGREE THE BEST WAY TO STOP THE FLU---IS TO GET A FLU SHOT. Return to index of stories...


TAMIFLU CONCERNS IN SWFL-LIVE


THE MAJORITY OF PHARMICIES WE CALLED OR VISITED STILL HAD A NORMAL SUPPLY OF TAMIFLU FOR PATIENTS.

DOCTORS EXPECT FLU SEASON TO LAST FOR ANOTHER SEVERAL WEEKS.

LIVE IN THE STUDIO JOE PUTRELO NBC2. Return to index of stories...


FLU NATIONWIDE BREAK OUT-ON CAM


THE FLU HAS NOT REACHED EPIDEMIC LEVELS. BUT HEALTH EXPERTS SAY THE THE FLU IS EXTREMELY WIDESPREAD.

THE FLU USUALLY PEAKS IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY. KILLING ON AVERAGE 29-THOUSAND AMERICANS EVERY YEAR. Return to index of stories...


WEATHER MO


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STUNNED SEA TURTLES COLD-VOTOPS


SEVERAL WILDLIFE ORGANIZATIONS ARE WORKING TO NURSE HUNDREDS OF STUNNED SEA TURTLES BACK TO HEALTH.

ABOUT 870 SEA TURTLES WASHED ASHORE IN THE PANHANDLE LAST WEEK--

FREEZING FROM THE COLD FRONT.

MOST OF THE TURTLES WILL BE RELEASED WHEN WARMER WEATHER RETURNS. Return to index of stories...


WEATHER CHAT-3SHOT


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-ON CAM


Expect another round of fog tonight as humidity is relatively high and winds will turn more southwesterly ahead of Friday's cold front. Ahead of the front it will remain warm and humid. Some sea fog may even be pushed in with the southwesterly winds after our morning fog clears. Rain showers will be limited to the evening hours. The weekend will be noticeably cooler and breezy. Temperatures stay below average for at least 5 days. Our coldest morning will be Monday morning with temperatures in the lower 40s and mid to upper 30s inland.

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. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) MAN LIVING W DEAD GF-trxSOTVO


Catriana Baker/Neighbor: "My husband was like why is that window open and I was like I don't know it's the dead of winter that's odd."

HOW THAT WINDOW TIPPED POLICE OFF TO A GRUESOME DISCOVERY.

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TZ2 B) CHILD BRIDE MARRAIGE LAWS-TRX-ONCAM


CHILD BRIDES IN FLORIDA.

TODAY, A SIGNIFICANT STEP TO STOP IT AFTER AN NBC2 INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


INVESTIGATORS-MO


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CHILD BRIDE MARRAIGE LAWS-OC, BOXES


NEW INFORMATION AT FIVE ON A STORY THE NBC2 INVESTIGATORS HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING FOR NEARLY A YEAR.

CHILDREN TOO YOUNG TO DRIVE. ALLOWED TO - OR SOMETIMES EVEN FORCED. TO GET MARRIED IN FLORIDA.

NBC2 INVESTIGATOR RACHEL POLANSKY BROUGHT THE ISSUE TO LIGHT LAST FEBRUARY.

RACHEL, LAWMAKERS ARE LISTENING. Return to index of stories...


CHILD BRIDE MARRAIGE LAWS-trxLIVE


THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE VOTED TODAY TO MOVE FORWARD WITH A BILL THAT WOULD CHANGE THE LEGAL AGE OF MARRIAGE TO 18.

RIGHT NOW, CHILDREN AS YOUNG AS 16 CAN LEGALLY MARRY WITH PARENTAL CONSENT.

BUT EVEN IF THIS LAW PASSES, THE ISSUE OF ILLEGITIMATE CHILD MARRIAGE COULD CONTINUE. Return to index of stories...


CHILD BRIDE MARRAIGE LAWS-PKG


RACHEL 14:33:43 A girl at age 14, getting married, that's common?:49 MARTA: yes yes it's common:52

MIDDLE SCHOOLERS FORCED TO MARRY.

Woman voice: "When I was 13, my parents made me marry a 25-year-old man."

LAST YEAR, THE NBC2 INVESTIGATORS INTRODUCED YOU TO A YOUNG WOMAN WHOSE LIFE CHANGED FOREVER WHEN HER PARENTS BROUGHT HOME A HUSBAND FOR HER.

Woman voice: "I thought it would be just for a couple days and then I realized it was gonna be forever."

AFTER A CEREMONY WITH HER FAMILY, SHE LIVED WITH THE MAN IN HER BEDROOM IN HER PARENTS HOME.

Woman voice: "My mom told me I had to learn how to cook for him, wash his clothes, do everything."

SHE GAVE BIRTH TO HIS CHILD A YEAR LATER.

AND DIDN'T REALIZE THERE WAS ANYTHING WRONG WITH HER SITUATION UNTIL SHE GREW UP -- DECIDED TO LEAVE -- AND WENT TO ATTORNEY TONI LATINO FOR HELP WITH CUSTODY OF HER CHILD.

TONI 13:51:39 she was born in this country. she went to school here. she was educated in this country and she had no idea13:51:45

IN GUATEMALA, WHERE THE WOMAN'S FAMILY IS FROM, 30-PERCENT OF GIRLS ARE MARRIED BEFORE THE AGE OF 18.

"GRACE" PROJECT FOUNDER GENELLE GRANT TOLD ME MANY FAMILIES CONTINUE THE PRACTICE THAT'S NORMAL IN THEIR CULTURE -- EVEN IF IT'S NOT CONSIDERED A LEGAL MARRIAGE IN THE UNITED STATES.

Rachel: 7:20 do you worry that similar cases are happening right now, going undetected?7:25

Genelle: 11:49:08 I'm sure there are. I'm sure there are.

Rachel: 7:31 Right here in Lee County?

Genelle: 11:49:14 Right here in Lee County 11:49:15

CHANGING THE LAW IN FLORIDA WILL ONLY HELP STOP *LEGAL MARRIAGES FOR CHILDREN--

SENATOR LIZBETH BENAQUISTO, WHO FILED THE BILL, IS PASSIONATE ABOUT THE ISSUE.

Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto:08 Through the hard work of reporters like yourself and advocates across the state, we've learned of many cases where young girls are forced into marriage, and that's just wrong:15 Return to index of stories...


CHILD BRIDE MARRAIGE LAWS-LIVE


THE BILL ABOUT *LEGAL MARRIAGE NOW HEADS TO THE FULL SENATE FOR A VOTE.

BUT THE *ILLEGAL, CULTURAL MARRIAGE ISSUE HAS GOTTEN RENEWED ATTENTION --

BEFORE THE SO-CALLED HUSBAND IN OUR STORY WAS DEPORTED, HE HAD TO RECORD RADIO P-S-A'S WARNING PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY FROM CONTINUING THE PRACTICE.

FOR THE NBC2 INVESTIGATORS, I'M RACHEL POLANSKY. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT 530-CLIP


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A) CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES-VOTOPS


THE DEATH TOLL IN THOSE CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES CONTINUES TO RISE.

AHEAD AT FIVE-THIRTY --

THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING. Return to index of stories...


HL TRX-CLIP


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B) MARTIAL ARTS-NATSVO


nats of screaming

DISTURBING VIDEO CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

A MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR *BEATING AN 8 YEAR OLD.

WE'LL EXPLAIN WHAT LED UP TO THIS. Return to index of stories...


HL TRX-CLIP


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C) SHAYDEN COLVIN WITNESSES-SOTVO


31:18

As big as this town is, it's small so I feel like someone has to know them.:24

A MOTHER'S DESPERATE PLEA TO HELP FIND THE PEOPLE--

WHO CAUGHT HER SON'S KILLER. Return to index of stories...


SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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TRUMP WHITE HOUSE-ON CAM


LAWMAKERS CAME TOGETHER ON CAPITOL HILL TO VOTE TO RENEW THE FEDERAL SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM.

BUT NOT WITHOUT SOME BEHIND THE SCENES CONFUSION --

THANKS TO A TWEET FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP.

NBC'S BLAYNE ALEXANDER IS IN WASHINGTON - TO EXPLAIN WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


TRUMP WHITE HOUSE-trxPKG


nats The yays are 256 - nays 164

THE HOUSE TODAY - EASILY PASSING A MEASURE - TO RENEW FISA --

THE FEDERAL SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM - USED TO TARGET SUSPECTED TERRORISTS - AND FOREIGN CRIMINALS.

nats - the bill is passed

BUT BEFORE THAT VOTE -

nats - gavel -- rerack

A BEHIND THE SCENES SCRAMBLE -

AFTER THE PRESIDENT CALLED FISA "CONTROVERSIAL" - SUGGESTING IT WAS USED TO SPY ON HIS CAMPAIGN.

THE CONFUSION - FORCING A QUICK CLEAN UP -

CHIEF OF STAFF KELLY DISPATCHED TO THE HILL - TO SAVE LEGISLATION THE WHITE HOUSE - SUPPORTED.

SOON - ANOTHER PRESIDENTIAL TWEET -

PRAISING FISA.

sot/ House Speaker Paul Ryan

he just has concerns about other parts of FISA.

sot/ Sarah Sanders / White House Press Secretary

"It wasn't confusing to me, I'm sorry if it was for you"

ELSEWHERE ON CAPITOL HILL - NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUING - ON DACA.

THE LAW PROTECTING THOUSANDS OF UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS - BROUGHT TO THE U.S. AS CHILDREN.

sot/ Sen. Dick Durbin

"We are very close, and I'm hoping that within a matter of hours or days that we can make a formal announcement."

A GROUP OF SENATORS - PUSHING THE FIRST BI-PARTISAN FIX.

THE WHITE HOUSE RESPONSE? SKEPTICAL.

sot/ Sarah Sanders / White House Press Secretary

"a deal has not been reached - hoping to get done

THE PRESIDENT MAKING CLEAR - HE WILL NOT APPROVE ANY MEASURE - WITHOUT FUNDING FOR THE BORDER WALL.

AND WHILE IT'S A GROUP OF SENATORS WORKING TOWARD THAT DACA DEAL - IT'S IN THE HOUSE WHERE THAT MEASURE WILL LIKELY FACE ITS TOUGHEST PATH.

I'M BLAYNE ALEXANDER IN WASHINGTON - BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


FIRE AND FURY BEST SELLER-trxVOTOPS


"FIRE AND FURY" IS THE NUMBER ONE BOOK ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LIST.

AUTHOR MICHAEL WOLFF CLAIMS TO GIVE A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT THE WHITE HOUSE. QUESTIONING PRESIDENT TRUMP AND HIS MENTAL FITNESS.

THE BOOK ALSO INCLUDES CLAIMS FROM STEVE BANNON THAT DONALD TRUMP JR.'S MEETING WITH RUSSIANS WAS "UNPATRIOTIC."

THE PRESIDENT HOWEVER, SAYS THE BOOK IS FULL OF LIES-- Return to index of stories...


NEWS ALERT MO-CLIP


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NYC SUBWAY BOMBER INDICTED-OC, VO


THE MAN ACCUSED OF SETTING OFF A BOMB IN A NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY TERMINAL IS INDICTED ON TERRORISM CHARGES.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE 27 YEAR OLD MAN DETONATED A HOMEMADE DEVICE NEAR TIMES SQUARE IN DECEMBER.

FIVE PEOPLE WERE HURT.

THE MAN DIDN'T CLAIM AN ALLEGIANCE TO ANY TERROR GROUP. BUT *DID PREVIOUSLY FACE FIVE FEDERAL TERRORISM-RELATED CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


CHINA OIL TANKER EXPLODES-SQZBOX


THE OIL TANKER BURNING OFF THE COAST OF CHINA FOR FIVE DAYS-- EXPLODED TODAY. AND IT COULD LEAD TO A HUGE ECOLOGICAL DISASTER.

THE FRONT PART OF THE TANKER WENT UP IN FLAMES THIS MORNING--

AND IS STILL ON FIRE.

THE TANKER COLLIDED WITH A CARGO SHIP ON SATURDAY.

THE U-S NAVY IS HELPING IN THE SERACH FOR MISSING CREW MEMBERS. Return to index of stories...


PARIS JEWELRY HEIST-OC, VO


MEN WITH GUNS RAID THE RITZ HOTEL IN PARIS OVERNIGHT. STEALING VALUABLE JEWELS FROM THE HOTEL'S BOUTIQUE.

POLICE SAY THREE MEN WERE ARRESTED. BUT TWO OTHERS GOT AWAY.

NONE OF THE JEWELRY HAS BEEN FOUND.

FRENCH MEDIA ESTIMATES ALL THE STOLEN JEWELRY VALUED MORE THAN 5 MILLION DOLLARS.

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


CHURCH SHOOTING RELEASE-OC, VO


A LITTLE BOY SHOT IN THE TEXAS CHURCH MASSACRE BACK IN NOVEMBER-- FINALLY GOT OUT OF THE HOSPITAL TODAY.

RYLAND WARD WAS SHOT FIVE TIMES INSIDE THE SUTHLERLAND SPRINGS CHURCH.

THE FIVE YEAR OLD'S STEPMOTHER AND TWO SISTERS WERE KILLED.

ALONG with 23 OTHERS. Return to index of stories...


NEWS ALERT MO-CLIP


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CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES-VO IN TCH


AT LEAST 17 PEOPLE ARE DEAD. AFTER MUDSLIDES DEVOUR NEIGHBORHOODS IN CALIFORNIA.

AUTHORITIES JUST TELLING NBC VICTIMS AGES RANGE FROM 3 TO 89.

RIGHT NOW. DOZENS OF RESCUE TEAMS HAVE SPREAD ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE STATE. SEARCHING FOR 8 PEOPLE WHO'VE BEEN MISSING FOR 24 HOURS.

NBC'S GINA KIM PICKS UP THE STORY FROM MONTECITO. Return to index of stories...


CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES-trxPKG


SOME 700 PEOPLE ARE SEARCHING TODAY FOR THE LAST OF THOSE STILL UNACCOUNTED FOR, AFTER THE MASSIVE MUDSLIDES THAT RAINED BOULDERS AND SLICES OF HILLSIDES ONTO SLEEPING RESIDENTS IN MONTECITO.

BUT WITH BODIES BEING RECOVERED YARDS AWAY FROM HOMES AND KNEE-DEEP MUD NOW CAKING IN THE SUN, THE RESCUE EFFORT IS NOT EASY.

nats Oh My God

IMAGES OF THE MOMENT THE POWERFUL TORRENTS SWEPT DOWN THE HILLSIDES CAPTURE THE DANGEROUS DESTRUCTIVE NATURE OF THE DEBRIS FLOW. IN SOME CASES DRIVERS WERE WASHED DOWN ROADS.

"What surprised me was the amount of debris that made from 5 miles up the cannon down to the bottom, still two feet, three feet, just massive stuff."

THE CLEANUP EFFORT WILL TAKE MONTHS, IF NOT YEARS.

"It's kind of emotional to see all that happened here because it's something i've never seen and i've been doing this 30 years."

HIGHWAY 101. USUALLY CLOGGED WITH TRAFFIC. IS SHUTDOWN AND WILL REMAIN SO THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND, DEALING ANOTHER BLOW TO AN ALREADY BATTERED TOURIST DESTINATION.

"I took a left hand turn it looked like a war zone."

NEARLY 500 HOMES WERE DAMAGED. 64 WERE COMPLETELY DESTROYED.

AMONG THE MISSING ARE CHILDREN, MOTHERS AND FATHERS MANY WERE THE YOUNG AND ELDERLY WHO COULDN'T ESCAPE FAST ENOUGH.

WITH MORE LIVES LOST NOW THAN THE THOMAS FIRE THAT PRECEDED IT, SOME SAY WATER PROVED TO BE DEADLIER THAN FIRE. Return to index of stories...


CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES-OC TAG


BY COMPARISON: ONE PERSON WAS KILLED IN THE THOMAS FIRE.

A FIREFIGHTER GOT TRAPPED INSIDE A HOME THAT ENDED UP BURNING. Return to index of stories...


NEWS ALERT MO-CLIP


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DAVIE MARTIAL ARTS ABUSE-NATSVO


nats of yelling

POLICE ARRESTED A MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR --

FOR BEATING UP AN 8 YEAR OLD IN DAVIE FLORIDA.

THE BOY GOT UPSET AFTER LOSING A GAME--

AND PUNCHED A WALL.

SO INSTRUCTOR RICHARD HARTMAN--

DRAGGED HIM IN HIS OFFICE---

AND THREW HIM IN A CHAIR AND STARTING SHAKING HIM AND SCREAMING. Return to index of stories...


NEW TONIGHT MO-CLIP


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HANDCUFFED TEACHER SPEAKS-OC, VO


THE LOUISIANA TEACHER HANDCUFFED AND DRAGGED OUT OF A SCHOOL BOARD MEETING --

IS SPEAKING OUT.

DEYSHIA HARGRAVE WAS ARRESTED AFTER QUESTIONING THE SCHOOL BOARD ABOUT WHY THE SUPERINTENDENT WAS GETTING A RAISE, AND TEACHERS WERE NOT.

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER SAYS MOST CONCERNED ABOUT HER STUDENTS-- Return to index of stories...


HANDCUFFED TEACHER SPEAKS-SOTVO


1:51 "and the realization that my students were going to see the video and i had to go to work the next day and i teach fifth and sixth graders so i wasn't sure how they would feel about it.

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS SAY SHE'S NOT GOING TO BE CHARGED--

AND THE DISTRICT DOES NOT PLAN TO DISCIPLINE HER. Return to index of stories...


HARVEY WEINSTEIN DIVORCE-OC, VO


HARVEY WEINSTEIN HAS FINALIZED HIS DIVORCE. AFTER HE WAS ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT BY SEVERAL WOMEN.

WEINSTEIN WAS MARRIED TO GEORGINA CHAPMAN.

THE SETTLEMENT WAS WORTH AT *LEAST 15-MILLION DOLLARS.

CHAPMAN IS EXPECTED TO GET PRIMARY CUSTODY OF THEIR TWO CHILDREN.

ACTRESSES WORKING FOR WEINSTEIN CAME FORWARD LAST YEAR. CLAIMING HE TOUCHED THEM INAPPROPRIATELY OR TRIED TO CONVINCE THEM TO HAVE SEX WITH HIM. Return to index of stories...


MAN LIVING WITH DEAD GIRLFRIEND-OC, VO


A MICHIGAN MAN IS ACCUSED OF LIVING WITH HIS DEAD GIRLFRIEND--

FOR AT LEAST A MONTH.

POLICE WERE TIPPED OFF WHEN NEIGHBORS SAW A WINDOW OPEN--

IN FREEZING TEMPERATURES.

THEY FOUND THE GIRLFRIEND DEAD IN ONE OF THE BEDROOMS.

AND THE BOYFRIEND --

HAD BEEN LIVING IN THE HOUSE THE ENTIRE TIME. Return to index of stories...


MAN LIVING WITH DEAD GIRLFRIEND-SOTVO


Lt. John Wall/Monroe Police Department: "Things like this is shocking. You don't see these type of things on a regular basis." BUTT TOGETHER Catriana Baker/Neighbor: "My husband was like why is that window open and I was like I don't know it's the dead of winter that's odd."

POLICE THINK THE WOMAN HAS BEEN DEAD FOR AT LEAST 4 WEEKS.

THEY ALSO SAY SHE MOST LIKELY DIED FROM NATURAL CAUSES.

POLICE THINK THE BOYFRIEND DIDN'T TELL ANYONE BECAUSE HE HAD WARRANTS OUT FOR HIS ARREST. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INAPPROPRIATE PICS-OC, VO


A TEACHER IS ACCUSED OF TAKING INAPPOPRIATE PHOTOS OF AT LEAST 14 FEMALE STUDENTS ON A *SCHOOL-ISSUED I-PAD.

THE PENNSYLVANIA SPANISH TEACHER HAS BEEN ARRESTED.

A STUDENT SAYS THEY BORROWED HIS I-PAD. AND FOUND CLOSE UP PHOTOS OF STUDENTS PRIVATE PARTS.

SOME OF THEM APPEARED TO BE TAKEN FROM BEHIND HIS DESK. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INAPPROPRIATE PICS-SOTVO


Tess Hoffman/Parent of Honesdale High School Student:

"I'm appalled. It's sad that you don't know who to trust anymore."

POLICE BELIEVE GAMBINO TRIED TO DELETE THE PHOTOS ON HIS I-PAD AFTER THE SCHOOL DISTRICT PLACED HIM ON ADMINISTRATION LEAVE.

HE IS OUT OF JAIL. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-TRX


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TZ1 A) FIREFIGHTER-SOTTOPS


"Charlotte County firefighter attacks a teenager in a fit of road rage. The teen sits down with me to tell me about what happened at this intersection ahead six." Return to index of stories...


TZ1 B) FEMA CONTRACTOR DEATH-trxSOTVO


1:01 he said I tell you what, I'm just going to kill him."

AHEAD AT FIVE-THIRTY --

A FEMA CONTRACTOR HELPING FAMILES RECOVER FROM IRMA ACCUSED OF KILLING A MAN IN FLORIDA-- Return to index of stories...


TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-trxON CAM


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NEW TONIGHT MO-CLIP


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FL FEMA CONTRACTOR DEATH-ON CAM


NEW AT FIVE-THIRTY.

A FEMA CONTRACTOR IS IN FLORIDA ASSESSING DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE IRMA IS ACCUSED OF KILLING A MAN.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE ALABAMA CONTRACTOR AND TWO FRIENDS WANTED THE VICTIMS FIREARMS- Return to index of stories...


FL FEMA CONTRACTOR DEATH-trxPKG


Katrina Urso /Victim's Daughter: "He was a good man. He was a great grandfather."

THE VICTIM'S DAUGHTER STILL TRYING TO MAKES SENSE OUT OF THE SENSELESS.

HER FATHER--

68-YEAR OLD WILLIAM REISS GUNNED DOWN IN COLD BLOOD.

HIS BEST FRIEND -- KENNETH MAIER -- ALSO SHOT AND CRITICALLY INJURED.

Katrina Urso /Victim's Daughter: "He loved facebook quizzes, he liked. and Ken is an amazing man. He has treated my kids like their his grandkids."

THE SHOOTING HAPPENED AT THIS POLK CITY HOME ON JANUARY 3RD.

INVESTIGATORS TELL US GERJAUN JACKSON WAS THE SHOOTER.

Sheriff Grady Judd/Polk County, FL: "and along the way, Gerjuan told his two counterparts, Darril Rankin And Kenley Campbell, he said I tell you what, I'm just going to kill him."

THE SHERIFF SAYS JACKSON MET REISS AFTER HURRICANE IRMA WHILE WORKING AS A FEMA CONTRACTOR -- AND DISCOVERED HIS FONDNESS FOR FIREARMS.

URSO NOW UNDERSTANDS WHY HER DAD LET HIM IN.

Sheriff Grady Judd/Polk County, FL: "Because I'm like, he is a smart man. He's not going to let anyone in his house. He's not going to invite a stranger, 'here, come look at my guns.' He wouldn't do that. It kind of makes me feel a little bit better to know that that piece of the puzzle, that wasn't him." Return to index of stories...


FL FEMA CONTRACTOR DEATH-OC TAG


ALL THREE MEN ARE FACING SEVERAL CHARGES--

INCLUDING FIRST-DEGREE MURDER.

FEMA IS ALSO INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) COLD WEATHER BLOOD-trxVOTOPS


COLD WEATHER CAN CAUSE A LOT OF CHOAS. FROM POWER OUTAGES TO SNOW AND A FREEZE.

AND AHEAD AT 5-30: WHAT IT DOES TO BLOOD. THAT HAS THE RED CROSS WORRIED. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 B) WEATHER-trxON CAM


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WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


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TEXAS WIND ADVISORY-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW: PARTS OF WEST TEXAS ARE UNDER A WIND ADVISORY. FROM THE SAME STORM SYSTEM THAT BROUGHT MUDSLIDES TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

YOU CAN SEE LOTS OF DUST AND LOW VISIBILITY.

THERE WERE 45 TO 60 MILE PER HOUR WINDS REPORTED. Return to index of stories...


WEATHER CHAT-3SHOT


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


Expect another round of fog tonight as humidity is relatively high and winds will turn more southwesterly ahead of Friday's cold front. Ahead of the front it will remain warm and humid. Some sea fog may even be pushed in with the southwesterly winds after our morning fog clears. Rain showers will be limited to the evening hours. The weekend will be noticeably cooler and breezy. Temperatures stay below average for at least 5 days. Our coldest morning will be Monday morning with temperatures in the lower 40s and mid to upper 30s inland.

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. Return to index of stories...


NEWS ALERT MO-CLIP


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COLD WEATHER BLOOD SHORTAGE-VO IN KEY


BITTER COLD TEMPERATURES AND MASSIVE STORMS ACROSS THE NORTH EAST HAVE CREATED A CRITICAL SHORTAGE IN BLOOD DONATIONS.

BLOOD DRIVES CANCELED. WHILE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE ARE RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL FROM SNOW STORM CRASHES OR ACCIDENTS.

AND AS ERIKA EDWARDS EXPLAINS. THE AMERICAN RED CROSS IS NOW URGING THE PUBLIC TO STEP IN AND HELP. Return to index of stories...


COLD WEATHER BLOOD SHORTAGE-trxPKG


EMPTY CHAIRS. SPARSE SHELVES. BLOOD AND PLATELET DONATIONS ARE WAY DOWN.

"You see four O negatives, that's it. usually this tray is full."

THE RED CROSS SAYS THE HOLIDAYS. AN ACTIVE FLU SEASON AND THE BITTER COLD SNAP. HAVE ALL LEAD TO A CRITICAL SHORTAGE OF DONATED BLOOD.

"We have had so many winter storms just since January 1 that we've had to cancel 200 blood drives."

DONATED BLOOD IS USED TO HELP ACCIDENT VICTIMS AND PEOPLE IN SURGERY. ESPECIALLY EMERGENCY TRAUMA SITUATIONS.

DONATIONS ARE ALSO USED FOR PATIENTS RECEIVING TREATMENT FOR LEUKEMIA AND OTHER CANCERS. AS WELL AS SICKLE CELL DISEASE.

"Blood can't be stockpiled. It has to be there right at the time it's needed. And that's why it's so urgently needed right now."

"All blood types are needed -- especially O-negative, which is universal and can be used for anyone."

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


NEW TONIGHT MO-CLIP


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MOTHER OF TWO DIES FROM FLU-OC, VO


A MOTHER OF TWO IN MASSACHUSETTS DIED OF THE FLU.

HER FAMILY THOUGHT THE 51 YEAR OLD WAS FIGHTING A BAD COLD.

SHE ENDED UP GOING TO THE HOSPITAL LAST WEEK --

THE WOMAN'S HUSBAND SAYS THE ENTIRE FAMILY HAS BEEN SICK --

IN AND OUT OF THE DOCTORS OFFICE FOR WEEKS. Return to index of stories...


MOTHER OF TWO DIES FROM FLU-SOTVO


"One of my boys got sent home that day as well. We were up in pediatrics and he had the flu as well. Um, yeah, I take it more serious now."

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL IS NOW LOW ON THE VITAMIN I-V BAGS THEY GIVE TO FLU PATIENTS.

IN ITS PLACE--

NURSES HAVE BEEN GIVING PATIENTS GATORADE. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY FLU BREAK OUT-ON CAM


LEE COUNTY IS SEEING DOUBLE THE AMOUNT OF FLU CASES THEY SAW LAST YEAR.

AN AVERAGE OF 110 FLU CASES REPORTED PER DAY. Return to index of stories...


NEW RIGHT NOW MO-CLIP


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JFK LUGGAGE PROBLEMS-OC, VO


SOME PEOPLE WHO TRIED TO TRAVEL DURING LAST WEEKS WINTER STORM STILL DON'T HAVE THEIR LUGGAGE BACK.

THIS LUGGAGE WAS LEFT BEHIND AT J-F-K AIRPORT IN NEW YORK.

IT *WAS BEING HOUSED AT THE AIRPORT. BUT NOW ITS AT A NEARBY HOTEL.

THE BAGS ARE BEING STORED INSIDE A BALLROOM AT THE HILTON.

WORKERS AT THE HOTEL SAY THE LUGGAGE IS FROM AIR CHINA.

ABOUT 5-THOUSAND BAGS ARE STILL UNCLAIMED. Return to index of stories...


NEW TONIGHT MO-CLIP


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FL MOM DRUNK LEAVES KID-OC, SS


TROOPERS SAY A CITRUS COUNTY WOMAN WAS SO DRUNK--

SHE CRASHED INTO SEVERAL CARS ON THE INTERSTATE--

AND WENT TO THE BATHROOM ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD.

WHILE BRIANNA KNOX WAS RELIEVING HERSELF --

SHE LET A 2 YEAR OLD BOY OUT OF HER CAR--

AND HE WANDERED TOWARD TRAFFIC.

WHEN TROOPERS ARRESTED KNOX --

SHE ATTACKED THEM. Return to index of stories...


GYMNAST SEX ABUSE-OC, VO


CHAMPION GYMNAST GINA NICHOLS IS BREAKING HER SILENCE. SAYING SHE IS *ALSO A VICTIM OF SEXUAL ASSAULT BY FORMER TEAM U-S-A DOCTOR LARRY NASSAR.

MORE THAN 140 WOMEN AND GIRLS HAVE ACCUSED NASSAR OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT.

HE WAS SENTENCED IN DECEMBER TO SIXTY YEARS IN PRISON ON CHILD PORN CHARGES.

NICHOLS SAID SHE DECIDED TO SPEAK PUBLICLY ABOUT HER ACCUSATIONS TO "BRING ABOUT TRUE CHANGE."

HER PARENTS ARE SHARING THEIR OUTRAGE. Return to index of stories...


GYMNAST SEX ABUSE-SOTVO


Dr. John Nichols/Father:

"We were told not to report to our authorities, not to report it to the police. We were told that USA Gymnastics would handle it, that they were going to contact the FBI."

HOWEVER, U-S-A GYMNASTICS DID *NOT INVOLVE THE F-B-I UNTIL GOLD MEDALISTS ALY RAISMAN AND MC-KAYLA MARONEY REPORTED THE ABUSE. Return to index of stories...


NEW RIGHT NOW MO-CLIP


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PRINCE HARRY BEST MAN-OC, VO


PRINCE HARRY WILL MARRY ACTRESS MEGHAN MARKLE IN MAY --

BUT HE HASN'T SAID WHO HIS BEST MAN WILL BE.

TRADITIONALLY,--

ROYAL WEDDINGS DON'T EVEN INCLUDE A "BEST MAN."

INSTEAD--

THE GROOM PICKS "SUPPORTERS."

PRINCE WILLIAM BROKE WITH TRADITION AT HIS 20-11 WEDDING--

PICKING HARRY TO BE HIS BEST MAN.

ITS ASSUMED HARRY WILL PICK WILLIAM IN RETURN. Return to index of stories...


JLO ON WILL AND GRACE-OC, VO


JENNIFER LOPEZ IS GOING TO BE GUEST STARRING ON NBC'S HIT COMEDY WILL AND GRACE.

J-LO WILL PLAY TWO DIFFERENT CHARACTERS: ONE AS HERSELF. AND THE OTHER AS HER SHADES OF BLUE CHARACTER, N-Y-P-D DETECTIVE HARLEE SANTOS.

J-LO WAS ON WILL AND GRACE DURING THE ORIGINAL SEASONS.

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MIAMI ECITATION PROGRAM-ON CAM


MIAMI-DADE POLICE ARE USING A NEW TECHNOLOGY --

TO SPEED UP THE PROCESS OF WRITING TICKETS.

OFFICERS HAVE NOT SOFTWARD TO SCAN THE BARCODE ON YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE AND REGISTRATION--

INSTEAD OF HAVING TO CALL EVERYTHING IN.

MOST TRAFFIC STOPS TAKE BETWEEN 10 AND 20 MINUTES.

THIS SYSTEM WILL CUT THAT TIME IN HALF. Return to index of stories...


FINE ART SNIFFING DOG-OC, VO


WE'VE ALL HEARD OF A DRUG SNIFFING DOG --

BUT HOW ABOUT A "FINE ARTS" SNIFFING DOG?

THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS IN BOSTON JUST HIRED A NEW STAFF MEMBER --

TO HELP KEEP ALL THE ART WORK IN TACT.

THIS IS 12 WEEK OLD PUPPY NAMED RILEY.

RILEY WILL BE TRAINED TO SNIFF OUT INSECTS OR OTHER PESTS THAT COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE PRICELESS WORKS OF ART. Return to index of stories...


FINE ART SNIFFING DOG-SOTVO


"They have an amazing sense of smell he's got a longer nose and longer ears that helps channel that smell into his nose and it just really works for them."

MUSEUM OFFICIALS SAY INSECTS ARE AN ONGOING CONCERN FOR THE MUSEUM.

STAFF SAYS RILEY IS PAID IN TREATS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-TRX


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TZ3 A) FORGING CHECKS-SOTTOPS


MORE THAN 120 MILLION DOLLARS GOES MISSING AFTER AN ASSISTANT WRITES CHECKS TO THEMSELVES - PUTTING THIS COMPANY OUT OF BUSINESS." Return to index of stories...


TZ3 B) SHAYDEN COLVIN WITNESS-trxSOT


a memorial for a 13 year old boy hit and killed while riding his bike. Tonight at 530, we'll show you the desperate plea to find the witnesses who saw shayden colvins last moments. Return to index of stories...


NEW TONIGHT MO-CLIP


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SHAYDEN COLVIN WITNESSES-SOTVO,ON CAM


31:18

As big as this town is, it's small so I feel like someone has to know them.:24

A GRIEVING MOTHER'S PLEA FOR HELP--

AFTER CAR MOWED DOWN HER SON WHILE HE RODE HIS BOKE

IN EAST NAPLES IN NOVEMBER.

THE DRIVER TOOK OFF-- AND WAS LATER CAUGHT

SHAYDEN COLVIN'S FAMILY IS TRYING TO TRACK DOWN THE GOOD SAMARATINS WHO HELP CATCH THEIR SON'S KILLER.

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SHAYDEN COLVIN WITNESSES-trxLLPKG


TAKE LL:

This is right where 13 year old Shayden Colvin was hit while riding his bike two months ago. The memorial keeps growing every day but there's one thing that's missing in the case. The key witnesses who followed the suspects car after the crash.

PEDRO SILVA DIAZ IS BEHIND BARS. ACCUSED OF HITTING SHAYDEN AND FLEEING.

SHAYDEN'S MOM SAYS THE ONLY REASON HE WAS ARRESTED. IS BECAUSE OF SOME GOOD SAMARITANS.

26:02

That is very important to me because if not, he may not have ever been found so to me they are like the heroes of the case.:12

SHAYDEN WAS RUSHED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL AFTER THE CRASH. AND DIED THERE-- 2 MONTHS AGO TODAY.

IN THE CRAZINESS AT THE SCENE-- NO ONE GOT THE CONTACT INFORMATION OF THAT FAMILY WHO FOLLOWED THE TRUCK THAT HIT SHAYDEN.

AND NIKI COLVIN IS DESPERATELY HOPING TO FIND THEM AS THE CASE MOVES THROUGH THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM.

25:13

I think it's just a missing piece where there's no way to get around what they saw, what they witnessed:23

WHILE NIKI DEFINITELY WANTS THEIR HELP WITH THE CASE.

SHE ALSO HAS A MORE PERSONAL REASON FOR FINDING THIS FAMILY.

26:24

I don't have a chance to say thank you. I'd like to have that chance to tell them. They are an important part of getting justice for shayden.:33

THE FAMILY KNOWS THAT THESE WITNESSES WERE DRIVING A PICKUP TRUCK. AND WERE THERE AT THE SCENE ON NOVEMBER 10. THEY ARE ASKED TO CALL THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

TAKE LL:

The driver who allegedly hit shayden, Pedro Silva Diaz has pled the not guilty to the charges. Now the family waits as the case moves through the judicial system. in en rm nbc2 Return to index of stories...


SELL THE 6PM-CLIP


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A) FIREFIGHER FOLO-SOTVOTOPS


:43 "We thought one of these people were supposed to be protecting us but now they're attacking us.":48

A HIGH RANKING FIRE OFFICIALS ATTACK ON A TEENAGER -

CAUGHT ON VIDEO.

ONLY NBC-2 TALKS TO THE VICTIMS. Return to index of stories...


B) CAPE FISHING-SOTTOPS


04:34 Fishing on bridges in Cape Coral may no longer be an option—why some say it needs to stop. 44 Return to index of stories...