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DIRECTORS PAGE 6 MORE WEEKS OF WINTER-VOTOPS
630PM SHOW OPEN-CLIP STORMWAR 7 OPEN-CLIP
CLEWISTON HOMICIDE-TOSS WEATHER FORECAST-PHC
CLEWISTON HOMICIDE-LIVE VU1 (RTR-1) WEATHER FORECAST-WXWALL
CLEWISTON HOMICIDE-PKG BIG BLOCK PARTY-VO
CLEWISTON HOMICIDE-LIVE VU1 (RTR-1) BIG BLOCK PARTY-SOT
DEAD EAGLET-ONCAM POPE PRO LIFE-OC, VO
DEAD EAGLET-PKG GERNADE ATTACK-VOTOPS
BAD CHECKS-OC, SS SPAIN WEATHER-VOTOPS
RYAN CARROL-SS MISSING WOMAN-ON CAM
3 KILLED-VOTOPS MISSING WOMAN-PKG
BENEQUISTO ANNOUCEMENT-OC, SS, SS, OC SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
NEW VOTING CARDS IN COLLIER -VOTOPS SUPER BOWL PREVIEW-POP
LT. GOV SWORN IN-TOPS-VO PRATER SOUND-SOTTOPS
COMING UP NEXT-CLIP SUPER BOWL SCORE-CGTOPS
TEASE ONE------------ SUPER BOWL DATE-POP
A PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN-VOTOPS TED WELLS INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS-WIPE
B CHRISTIE EMAIL-VOTOPS FORT MYERS BASKETBALL-POP
PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN-ON CAM FORT MYERS BASKETBALL-VOTOPS-WIPE
PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN-PKG FORT MYERS BASKETBALL-SOTTOPS
BRIDGE ACCIDENT-VOTOPS, OC USF CINCY BASKETBALL-VOTOPS-WIPE
CHRISTIE EMAIL-VOTOPS ORLANDO BOSTON BASKETBALL-VOTOPS
CHRISTIE EMAIL-SOT PHOENIX OPEN-VOTOPS-WIPE
COMING UP NEXT-CLIP PHOENIX OPEN-CGTOPS
TEASE TWO----------- DUBAI DESERT CLASSIC-VOTOPS
A) BIG BLOCK PARTY-VOTOPS SPORTS TOSS TO BREAK-POP
TEXAS SNOW-ON, VO GOODBYE-3SHOT


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630PM SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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CLEWISTON HOMICIDE-TOSS


A HENDRY COUNTY FAMILY IS DEALING WITH A TERRIBLE LOSS AFTER THEIR SON WAS SHOT AND KILLED EARLY THIS MORNING.

HIS BODY FOUND IN A DRIVEWAY OFF CAROLINA AVENUE IN CLEWISTON.

THAT'S JUST ACROSS FROM THE HARLEM GARDENS APARTMENTS WHERE A-B-C7'S HOLLIE HOJEK JOINS US LIVE.

HOLLIE, YOU SPENT THE DAY WITH INVESTIGATORS AND THE VICTIM'S FAMILY.WHAT ARE THEY SAYING TONIGHT? Return to index of stories...


CLEWISTON HOMICIDE-LIVE VU1 (RTR-1)


THE VICTIM IS 30 YEAR OLD RASHENE JORDAN-- OR RJ AS HIS FAMILY AND

FRIENDS CALL HIM.

HIS FAMILY IS TOO DEVASTATED TO TALK ON CAMERA BUT HIS FATHER TELLS ME

R-J DOESNT LIVE IN THIS AREA, BUT HE CAME HERE ALOT TO STAY WITH HIS GIRLFRIEND WHO LIVES ON THIS STREET.

AND RJS FAMILY SAYS THEY'RE JUST HOPING DETECTIVES CAN TRACK DOWN THEIR SONS KILLER. Return to index of stories...


CLEWISTON HOMICIDE-PKG


:39:13 STANDING IN STREET VO

A MOTHER AND FATHER IN DISBELIEF--STANDING JUST A FEW

FEET AWAY FROM WHERE THEIR SON'S BODY WAS FOUND.

THE HENDRY COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE SAYS THIS MAN- 30 YEAR OLD RASHENE

JORDAN OR R-J, WAS SHOT AND KILLED JUST AFTER 4 THIS MORNING.

Marissa Pope, Witness

:16:02 it was real loud.:01

:15:55 A boom, a whole bunch of booms. thats it.:02

MARISSA POPE WAS ASLEEP WHEN SHE HEARD THE GUNSHOTS. SHE

QUICKLY GRABBED HER TWO KIDS AND GOT DOWN ON THE GROUND.

Marissa Pope

:16:18 I just wanted to get safe with my kids, thats it!

:04

SHERIFF'S OFFICIALS SAY THEY GOT AT LEAST 15 CALLS ABOUT SHOTS FIRED ON

CAROLINA AVENUE IN CLEWISTON.

:4:59 Art Brooks, Witness

"She was scared, she was real scared. I told her just stay inside."

WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED- THEY FOUND RJ SHOT TO DEATH IN THE DRIVEWAY

OUTSIDE THIS HOME.

Art Brooks

:05:14 It had to be an assault rifle. there are too many casings

makers over there.

:05

DETAILS ABOUT EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED ARE SCARCE.

BUT THE SHERIFFS OFFICE TELLS US THEY'RE STILL INVESTIGATING.

Captain Susan Harrelle

:14:10 There were reports of people running through yards, they've not

been able to identify them- there really are no descriptions have been

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CLEWISTON HOMICIDE-LIVE VU1 (RTR-1)


THE SHERIFFS OFFICE SAYS THEY ARE QUESTIONING MULTIPLE

PEOPLE OF INTEREST-- BUT NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. AND THERE'S NO WORD ON A MOTIVE. Return to index of stories...


DEAD EAGLET-ONCAM


ANIMAL LOVERS ARE MOURNING THE LOSS OF A NORTH FORT MYERS EAGLET.

MANY OF YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH THE YOUNG EAGLE - AFTER WATCHING IT LIVE ONLINE.

TONIGHT, BIOLOGISTS ARE BAFFLED BY THE SUDDEN DEATH.

A-B-C 7's TY RUSSELL EXPLAINS HOW THE EAGLET SPENT ITS FINAL DAYS

UNDER THE WEATHER. Return to index of stories...


DEAD EAGLET-PKG


Deanna Bray/ Eagle Watcher 23:44:37-23:44:44 "we've had people yell

out the window 'they're just birds'. well, they're not just birds."

TO DEANNA BRAY, THE EAGLES IN THIS NEST ARE MORE LIKE FAMILY.

THATS WHY BRAY ALONG WITH DOZENS ARE HEARTBROKEN OVER THIS EAGLET'S

UNEXPECTED DEATH IN THIS NORTH FORT MYERS NEST.

23:45:34-23:45:40 bray "Do you think it's less emotional if they

don't have names? It's not."

E 3 AS IT WAS DUBBED, JUST TURNED A MONTH OLD.

EXPERTS SAY IN RECENT DAYS THE EAGLET HAD A CHANGE IN BEHAVIOR AND FELL SICK.

BUT ANIMAL LOVERS WERE INITIALLY CONCERNED WITH ITS YOUNGER SIBLING--E4--AT FIRST.

23:45:07-23:45:12 Bray "When it was born, it was very aggressive

toward the other eaglet."

MILLIONS AROUND THE WORLD HAVE LOGGED ON TO WEBSITES TO WATCH THESE EAGLES, AND THEIR PARENTS, OZZIE AND HARRIET, LIVE 24 HOURS A DAY.

ON THE GROUND, DOZENS LINE THE FENCE ALONG BAYSHORE ROAD TO GET THE BEST PICTURE OF THE ICONIC BIRDS.

Neil Laubenthal/ eagle photographer 23:50:27-23:50:30 I got a bunch

of take offs down there and bunch of landings up here."

E 3 IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN THE NEST- UNTOUCHED.

TONIGHT, THERES NO OFFICIAL CAUSE OF DEATH.

AND AS FOR BRAY, WHO IS HOLDING BACK TEARS, SHE ALONG WITH SCIENTISTS

WILL TRY TO PIECE TOGETHER HOW THE EAGLET DIED.

23:46:58-23:46:04 "The eaglet was up and looking around, you know,

above the nest and you know, it was just very shocking."

IN NORTH FORT MYERS. TY RUSSELL. ABC 7 Return to index of stories...


BAD CHECKS-OC, SS


A NAPLES HAS BEEN BUSTED FOR TRYING TO CASH ALMOST SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS IN FAKE CHECKS.

AUTHORITIES SAY THAT WOMAN IS AMANDA BROWN.

THEY SAY A TELLER AT A WELLS FARGO NOTICED THERE WAS SOMETHING WRONG WITH THE PRINTING ON THE CHECKS.

THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS THIS ISN'T THE FIRST TIME BROWN HAS TRIED TO COMMIT FRAUD. Return to index of stories...


RYAN CARROL-SS


THE COURT CASE INVOLING A MAJOR SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA BUST WILL GO BEFORE A JUDGE TOMORROW.

THIS IS RYAN CARROLL, WHO POLICE CALL THE RING LEADER.

HE HAS ALREADY ENTERED A PLEA OF NOT GUILTY, AND IS NOT EXPECTED IN COURT.

THE ATTORNEYS WILL UPDATE THE JUDGE ON THE CASE AND LET HER KNOW WHEN THEY ARE READY FOR TRIAL.

EARLIER THIS MONTH, POLICE FOUND MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS IN SYNTHETIC DRUGS IN A SAN CARLOS HOME.

DEPUTIES SAY CARROL RAN A SOPHISTICATED OPERATION SHIPPING DRUGS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND INTERNATIONALLY. Return to index of stories...


3 KILLED-VOTOPS


THREE PEOPLE ARE DEAD, FIVE OTHERS IN THE HOSPITAL TONIGHT AFTER GETTING HIT BY A RUNAWAY CAR NEAR TAMPA.

THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS A WOMAN WAS LEAVING CHURCH WHEN SHE CRASHED INTO A GROUP OF PEOPLE IN BRADENTON

THERE'S NO WORD ON HOW BADLY THE FIVE PEOPLE ARE INJURED.

THE DRIVER WAS NOT HURT. Return to index of stories...


BENEQUISTO ANNOUCEMENT-OC, SS, SS, OC


NEW TONIGHT --

THE LIST OF CONTENDER'S VYING FOR FORMER CONGRESSMAN TREY RADEL'S SEAT COULD GROW THIS WEEK.

LIZBETH BENAQUISTO'S SPOKESMAN SAYS THE STATE SENATOR COULD ANNOUNCE HER CANDIDACY AS EARLY AS TOMORROW.

SHE SPENT A CHUNK OF THE PAST WEEK IN WASHINGTON D-C MEETING WITH CONSERVATIVE ACTIVIST GROUPS.

IN ADDITION TO BENAQUISTO, CHAUNCEY GOSS COULD ANNOUNCE HIS CANDIDACY FOR THE DISTRICT 19 SEAT THIS WEEK.

GOSS FINISHED SECOND TO RADEL IN THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY IN 2012.

BOTH GO UP AGAINST MORE THAN HALF A DOZEN CONTENDER WHO HAVE ANNOUNCED THEIR CANDIDACY.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SET A PRIMARY DATE OF APRIL 22 AND A SPECIAL ELECTION OF JUNE 24TH TO FILL TREY RADEL'S SEAT.

RADEL RESIGNED LAST WEEK AFTER HE WAS CAUGHT BUYING COCAINE FROM AN UNDERCOVER OFFICER IN WASHINGTON D-C IN OCTOBER. Return to index of stories...


NEW VOTING CARDS IN COLLIER -VOTOPS


STARTING TOMORROW IN COLLIER COUNTY, THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS WILL BEGIN MAILING NEW VOTER INFORMATION CARDS TO PEOPLE WHO WILL SEE CHANGES IN THEIR VOTING LOCATION.

THERE WILL NOW BE 57 POLLING SITES, INSTEAD OF 62.

YOUR NEW CARD WILL TELL YOU WHERE TO VOTE. Return to index of stories...


LT. GOV SWORN IN-TOPS-VO


TOMORROW WILL MARK THE FIRST TIME FLORIDA HAS EVER HAD AN HISPANIC LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.

CARLOS LOPEZ-CANTERA WILL BE SWORN IN AT 5-30.

THE POSITION OPENED LAST MARCH WHEN JENNIFER CARROLL RESIGNED.

SHE WAS ACCUSED OF BEING INVOLVED IN AN ILLEGAL GAMBLING OPERATION.

BUT WAS LATER CLEARED OF ANY WRONGDOING. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE ONE------------


AN ACADEMY AWARD WINNING ACTOR HAS DIED TODAY.

WE'LL HAVE MORE ON HOW POLICE BELIEVE PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN DIED.

AND NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE IS GOING ALL THE WAY BACK TO HIGH SCHOOL TO INSULT A FORMER ADVISOR.

FIND OUT WHAT HE SAID WHEN WE COME BACK. Return to index of stories...


A PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN-VOTOPS


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B CHRISTIE EMAIL-VOTOPS


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PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN-ON CAM


HOLLYWOOD IS MOURING THE LOSS OF A BELOVED ACTOR.

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN WAS FOUND DEAD TODAY IN A NEW YORK CITY APARTMENT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY IT WAS AN APPARENT DRUG OVERDOSE, A SYRINGE STILL IN HIS ARM.

A-B-C'S DAVID BLAUSTEIN TAKES A LOOK BACK AT HIS ACCOMPLISHED LIFE Return to index of stories...


PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN-PKG


SCRIPT:

VERSATILE, CONVINCING AND EXTRA-ORDINARILY TALENTED--PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN'

S PERFORMANCES--THROUGH A WHOLE HOST OF ROLES--ALLOWED THE QUIRKY ACTOR TO

QUIETLY DOMINATE NEARLY EVERY SCENE.

THOUGH HE'D BEGUN ACTING AS A TEEN, MOST AUDIENCES FIRST TOOK NOTICE OF THE

STOCKY ACTOR--PLAYING THE TENDER AND CONFUSED SOUNDMAN TRYING TO COPE WITH

HIS CRUSH ON MARK WAHLBERG'S DIRK DIGGLER--IN THE AWARD-WINNING "BOOGIE

NIGHTS."

NATS UP:

CAN I KISS YOU. CAN I KISS YOU ON THE MOUTH.

HOFFMAN, QUICKLY BECAME A FIXTURE OF THE INDIE FILM--CULTIVATING A FOLLOWING

WITH PERFORMANCES IN FILMS LIKE THE COEN BROTHER'S BIG LEBOWSKI.

QUICK NATS POP:

BIG LEBOWSKI

BUT IT WAS HIS PORTRAYAL OF CAMERON CROWE'S HIGH SCHOOL HERO--"CREAM"

MAGAZINE JOURNALIST LESTER BANGS--WHOSE PHILOSOPHICAL MUSINGS COULD HAVE

BEEN A REFLECTION OF THE ACTOR HIMSELF--AND PROVIDES A SUBTLE KEY TO HIS

SUCCESS.

ALMOST FAMOUS NATS:

WE ARE UNCOOL. WHILE WOMEN WILL ALWAYS BE A PROBLEM FOR GUYS LIKE US. MOST

OF THE GREAT ART OF THE WORLD IS ABOUT THAT VERY PROBLEM. GOOD LOOKING

PEOPLE THEY GOT NO SPINE. THEIR ART NEVER LASTS.

DESPITE THOSE LESS THAN LEADING MAN LOOKS, HOFFMAN HAD NO PROBLEM SCORING

BIG ROLES. IN 2005, HE LANDED THE PART OF TRUMAN CAPOTE, IN BENNET MILLER'S

BIOGRAPHICAL FILM--ARTFULLY MIMICKING CAPOTE'S BODY LANGUAGE AND SIGNATURE

LISP.

NATS: CAPOTE

BUT IT WAS HIS INTERPRETATION OF THE CHARACTER'S PSYCHOLOGICAL AND EMOTIONAL

SELF THAT EARNED HIM AN ACADEMY AWARD.

OTHER CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED PERFORMANCES FOLLOWED--

--AS A CHARISMATIC LEADER OF A BUDDING RELIGIOUS MOVEMENT IN "THE MASTER"

--A PRIEST WITH QUESTIONABLE MOTIVES IN "DOUBT"

NATS: CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR

--AND AS THE SARDONIC CIA AGENT IN "CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR."

HOFFMAN, WHO HAD STRUGGLED WITH SUBSTANCE ABUSE EARLY IN HIS CAREER, HAD

SPENT DECADES CLEAN. LAST YEAR, THOUGH, HE CHECKED HIMSELF INTO A DETOX

FACILITY FOR DRUG ABUSE--INCLUDING HEROIN.

A FATHER OF THREE, HOFFMAN DIED SUNDAY MORNING AT HIS HOME IN GREENWICH

VILLAGE OF AN APPARENT OVERDOSE. THE STAR OF SCREEN AND STAGE WAS JUST 46.

TBA, ABC NEWS, NEW YORK. Return to index of stories...


BRIDGE ACCIDENT-VOTOPS, OC


JUST HOURS BEFORE THE BIG GAME, A TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE ON THE BRIDGE CONNECTING NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY.

TWO SEMI TRUCKS GOT INTO AN ACCIDENT ON THE GEORGE WASHINGTON, CAUSING DELAYS OF MORE THAN AN HOUR.

SEVERAL PEOPLE WERE HURT.

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON IS THE SAME BRIDGE THAT SPARKED CONTROVERSY WHEN ONE OF NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE'S STAFFERS ORDERED LANE CLOSURES BACK IN SEPTEMBER. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTIE EMAIL-VOTOPS


TODAY THE GOVERNOR TOOK TO THE OFFENSIVE ON THAT SCANDAL.

ON FRIDAY HIS FORMER ADVISOR, DAVID WILDSTEIN ACCUSED CHRISTIE OF KNOWING PEOPLE IN HIS ADMINISTRATION WERE CLOSING THE BRIDGE. BUT IN AN E-MAIL TODAY, CHRISTIE BASHES WILDSTEIN.

THE GOVERNOR EVEN BROUGHT UP HIGH SCHOOL.

SAYING WILDSTEIN WAS ACCUSED OF DECEPTIVE BEHAVIOR IN SOCIAL STUDIES.

SOMETHING A-B-C'S POLITICAL ANALYST MATTHEW DOWD FINDS ODD. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTIE EMAIL-SOT


they put out this memo basically trashing wildstein and in the course of

trashing him they brought up the point that basically no one liked him in

high school. anytime you do that to me sends a signal that you are very

worried about this.

THE GOVERNOR DENIES HE KNEW ANYTHING ABOUT THE TRAFFIC JAM OR ITS POLITICAL

MOTIVE UNTIL AFTER IT WAS OVER. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE TWO-----------


A MAJOR BLOCK PARTY IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW IN FORT MYERS.

WE'LL TAKE YOU THERE NEXT.

A ND WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHY SOME ARE CALLING THIS A SAFER ALTERNATIVE. Return to index of stories...


A) BIG BLOCK PARTY-VOTOPS


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TEXAS SNOW-ON, VO


PARTS OF THE DEEP SOUTH ARE GETTING HIT WITH YET ANOTHER WINTER BLAST.

PLACES LIKE WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS ARE EXPECTING UP TO FOUR INCHES OF SNOW.

NEARLY 300 FLIGHTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED AT DALLAS -FORT WORTH'S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

ONE FLIGHT THIS AFTERNOON FROM R-S-W TO HOUSTON HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

THIS IS THE SAME WINTER STORM THAT BROUGHT UP TO TEN INCHES ACROSS PARTS OF WEST TEXAS LAST NIGHT. Return to index of stories...


6 MORE WEEKS OF WINTER-VOTOPS


IF THIS LITTLE GUY IS RIGHT.

WE'LL BE SEEING SIX MORE WEEKS OF WINTER.

THIS MORNING, PUNXSUTAWNEY PHIL SAW HIS SHADOW.

AS LEGEND GOES, IF HE HADN'T, WE WOULD SEE AN EARLY SPRING.

PHIL HAS BEEN PARTICIPATING IN GROUNDHOG DAY SINCE 1886.

AND EVERY YEAR THE CROWD AT GOBBLERS KNOB IN PENNSYLVANIA GETS EVEN BIGGER. Return to index of stories...


STORMWAR 7 OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER FORECAST-PHC


FULL WX

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


WEATHER FORECAST-WXWALL


We saw near-record warmth this afternoon across Southwest Florida with temperatures peaking in the mid to upper 80s.

Expect a very mild evening and overnight period featuring a mainly clear early followed by areas of dense fog developing late tonight into the morning hours on Monday. Visibility may be quite challenging early in the morning , so be sure to give yourself plenty of time for the commute, and use those low beams.

Once the fog fades by mid morning, sunshine takes of for most of the day, but we'll likely have some isolated showers popping up int the afternoon away from the beaches. Rain chances will be around 30%, so the overall coverage should stay fairly spotty.

Temperatures will be the main story this week as afternoon temperatures soar into the low to mid 80s for the entire week. Some of us away from the coast may even briefly peak in the upper 80s, so it's going to be quite warm during the afternoons. Overnight temperatures will stay very mild as well with lows only cooling into the mid to upper 60s.

Fog will continue to be a good possibility early in the morning throughout the week, so plan on reduced visibility on the highways and byways through mid morning.

We'll notice a little more cloud cover Thursday and Friday as a weak front approaches from the north, but this front will have a hard time making it into South Florida. It appears the next cold front won't arrive until next Sunday, so temperatures will stay unseasonably warm until then.

Rain chances will stay relatively throughout the week, but some isolated rain will be possible along the sea breeze through the second half of the week. Return to index of stories...


BIG BLOCK PARTY-VO


SUPER BOWL PARTIES ARE HAPPENING ALL ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WE SENT OUR CREW TO A BIG BASH ALONG PINE RUN LANE -- IN FORT MYERS.

PEOPLE ARE PACKING THE STREETS.

FOOD LINING THE TABLES.

NEIGHBORS EVEN HIRED A BAND TO LIVEN UP THE EVENT.

HUNDREDS OF FOLKS ARE EXPECTED TO SHOW UP FOR THE GAME.

WE TALKED WITH THE ORGANIZER WHO SAYS THIS IS A SAFE ALTERNATIVE SO PEOPLE DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE. Return to index of stories...


BIG BLOCK PARTY-SOT


JIm Obrochta/Block Party Organizer

"Yeah probably about 20 percent of the people live here. The other 20 percent are within 2 miles. So, taxi rides are under ten bucks. So, you know we would love to get them home or drive them home."

TONIGHT TRIPLE A IS OFFERING FREE RIDES HOME TO ANYONE.

IT'S A PART OF THEIR TOW N' GO PROGRAM.

THEY OFFER YOU AND A FRIEND A RIDE HOME WITHIN 10 MILES AND WILL TOW YOUR CAR HOME AS WELL. Return to index of stories...


POPE PRO LIFE-OC, VO


POPE FRANCIS SENT A SPECIAL GREETING TODAY TO THOSE WHO WORK IN THE "DEFENSE AND PROMOTION OF LIFE."

DURING HIS WEEKLY PRAYER THE PONTIFF EXTENDED HIS GREETINGS AND ENCOURAGEMENT TO PEOPLE AND GROUPS WHO DEFEND AND PROMOTE LIFE, NOT ABORTION.

SINCE HE WAS ELECTED POPE IN MARCH, FRANCIS HASN'T SPOKEN OUT AGAINST ABORTION AS OFTEN AS HIS PREDECESSORS.

ALTHOUGH HE NEVER INDICATED ANY INTENTION TO CHANGE THE CHURCH'S POSITION. Return to index of stories...


GERNADE ATTACK-VOTOPS


FIVE PEOPLE ARE DEAD, 30 OTHERS INJURED AFTER A BLOODY ATTACK IN NORTHWESTERN PAKISTAN TODAY.

POLICE SAY SOMEONE THREW GRENADES INTO A MOVIE THEATER.

ONE EXPLODED IN THE FRONT - THE OTHER IN THE BACK.

NO GROUP HAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK. Return to index of stories...


SPAIN WEATHER-VOTOPS


CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO FROM SPAIN TODAY.

26 FOOT HIGH WAVES ARE CAUSING MAJOR DAMAGE IN THE NORTH.

MULTIPLE CARS ARE SUBMERGED IN WATER.

AND OCEAN FRONT BARS ARE DESTROYED.

THIS BAD WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL MORE DAYS. Return to index of stories...


MISSING WOMAN-ON CAM


NEW CLUES TODAY INTO THE DISAPPEARANCE OF A MISSING TEXAS WOMAN.

LEANNE HECHT BEARDEN WENT FOR A WALK TWO WEEKS AGO AND HASN'T BEEN SEEN SINCE.

HER FAMILY IS SPEAKING OUT WITH NEW THEORIES AS TO WHAT MIGHT HAVE HAPPENED TO HER.

A-B-C'S MARCI GONZALEZ HAS MORE. Return to index of stories...


MISSING WOMAN-PKG


POLICE CONDUCTED A MASSIVE SEARCH ON SATURDAY AROUND THE AREA BEARDEN WAS

LAST SEEN.

TRT: 9

NO SIGN OF THE 33-YEAR-OLD WOMAN. AUTHORITIES DO NOT SUSPECT FOUL PLAY. WITH

NO ANSWERS --- FAMILY AND FRIENDS SAY SITTING STILL IS IMPOSSIBLE.

SOT: CHIEF DONNA O'CONNER, GARDEN RIDGE POLICE DEPT CHIEF: WE HAVE

EXHAUSTED THE AREA SURROUNDING OUR CITY AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW ALL

LEADS.

SOT: DALE LANE, TEXAS STATE GUARD: WE SEARCHED ABOUT 23 SQ MILESINCLUDING

SOME AREAS BEYOND WHAT WE TYPICALLY CONSIDER A CONE OF AREA WHERE A MISSING

PERSON MIGHT BE.

SOT: WE HAVE NO IDEA WHAT HAS HAPPENED. WE HAVE NO CLUE WHATSOEVER. THE

POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS BRIEFED US AS WELL AND THEY HAVE NO CLUES AS TO WHERE

LEANNE MIGHT BE.

TRT: 8

BEARDEN AND HER HUSBAND JOSH JUST RETURNED TO THE STATES AFTER SPENDING TWO

YEARS FULFILLING A LIFELONG DREAM TO TRAVEL THE WORLD.

TRT: 6

THE COUPLE EXPLORED EVERY CORNER --- FROM AUSTRALIA TO LONDON. THAILAND

TO TURKEY.

TRT: 8

THE HUSBAND AND WIFE WERE DAYS AWAY FROM TAKING THEIR NEXT EXCITING

ADVENTURE --- TO SEARCH FOR JOBS AND SETTLE DOWN IN DENVER.

SOT: MICHAEL HECHT, BROTHER: RIGHT NOW, HE'S DEVASTATED AT THIS POINT. I

THINK HE IS GOING TO TAKE A FEW DAYS TO DECIDE EXACTLY WHAT HE'S GOING TO DO

.WE'RE HELPLESS. WE JUST WANT SOME TYPE OF CLUE.

TRT: 8

A FAMILY FROZEN WITH FEAR WAITING FOR WORD ABOUT A WOMAN WHO ONCE WANDERED

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SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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SUPER BOWL PREVIEW-POP


THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HAVE BEEN LOOKING FORWARD TO SUPER BOWL SUNDAY FOR QUITE SOMETIME - THIS GAME HAS ALL THE MAKINGS OF BEING AN INSTANT CLASSIC - DENVER THE NUMBER 1 OFFENSE AND SEATTLE THE LEAGUE'S NUMBER 1 DEFENSE - ESTERO GRAD AND BRONCO KICKER MATT PRATER COULD BE THE DIFFERENCE IN A COUPLE HOURS TIME --

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PRATER SOUND-SOTTOPS


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SUPER BOWL SCORE-CGTOPS


THE GAME JUST GETTING UNDERWAY IN NEW JERSEY - 1ST SNAP OF THE GAME -- A SAFETY FOR THE SEAHAWKS -- A LITTLE MISCOMMUNICATION BY THE BRONCOS OFFENSE -- Return to index of stories...


SUPER BOWL DATE-POP


HARD TO BELIEVE THIS IS THE FIRST TIME IN SUPER BOWL HISTORY - THE BIG GAME HAS CONCIDED WITH GROUNDHOG DAY - BEFORE THIS - THE SUPER BOWL IN 2009 WITH THE STEELERS AND CARDINALS WAS THE CLOSET --

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TED WELLS INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS-WIPE


MORE NEWS FROM THE MIAMI DOLPHINS TODAY - IT LOOKS LIKE INVESTIGATOR TED WELLS WHO HAS BEEN LOOKING INTO THE JOHNATHAN MARTIN AND RICHIE INCOGNITO SITUATION WILL RELEASE INFORMATION ON THURSDAY ABOUT HIS FINDINGS - INCOGNITO INVOLVED IN A BULLYING INCIDENT WITH MARTIN AND MAYBE OTHERS - WHICH LED TO HIS RELEASE A FEW MONTHS BACK --

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FORT MYERS BASKETBALL-POP


THIS COMING WEEK IS THE START OF THE BOYS DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT - AND THE FORT MYERS GREEN WAVE IS RIDING QUITE THE HIGH GOING INTO THE POSTSEASON --

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FORT MYERS BASKETBALL-VOTOPS-WIPE


IT ALL STARTED TUESDAY WITH AN OVERTIME WIN ON THE ROAD AT LEHIGH - AND THEN TO CLOSE THE REGULAR SEASON - A BUZZER BEATER FROM MARK MATTHEWS - IN A 57-55 WIN OVER ARCHRIVAL BISHOP VEROT -- THE GUYS CERTAINLY ALL SMILES THIS WEEKEND AS THEY PREP FOR THE TOURNEY AHEAD --

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FORT MYERS BASKETBALL-SOTTOPS


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USF CINCY BASKETBALL-VOTOPS-WIPE


HEAD TO THE QUEEN CITY - CINCINNATI HOSTING SOUTH FLORIDA -- 2ND HALF -- VERY CLOSE GAME -- THE BULLS COREY ALLEN TO JOHN EH-BOO-KNEW - ALLEY OOP TIME - BULLS DOWN BY 2, 46-44 -- BEARCATS TRYING TO STRETCH THE LEAD - SEAN KILPATRICK -- IN THE LANE -- WITH THE LEFT HAND -- CINCY GETS THE WIN BY 5, 50-45 Return to index of stories...


ORLANDO BOSTON BASKETBALL-VOTOPS


JUST ONE NBA GAME TODAY - ORLANDO UP THE EAST COAST IN BOSTON -- 1ST HALF ACTION -- CELTICS BY 11 - ARRON AH-FALL-OH -- TOP OF THE KEY -- THREE IS GOOD -- CUTTING IT BACK INTO SINGLE DIGITS - BUT RAJON RONDO AND THE WHITE AND GREEN -- TOO GOOD ON THE AFTERNOON -- RONJO WITH 19 POINTS, 10 ASSISTS -- BOSTON THE WINNER 96-89 Return to index of stories...


PHOENIX OPEN-VOTOPS-WIPE


BUBBA WATSON. TRYING TO FINISH OFF A WIN IN FRONT OF ANOTHER HUGE CROWD IN THE FINAL ROUND OF THE PHOENIX OPEN.

WATSON. NAILING THE LONG BIRDIE AT 17. HE'D GO TO 18 WITH KEVIN STADLER FOR THE LEAD.

BUT WATSON. MISSES HIS PAR AT 18. STADLER GETS HIS FIRST P-G-A TOUR WIN.

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PHOENIX OPEN-CGTOPS


KEVIN STADLER THE CHAMP FOR THE 1ST TIME EVER AT THE TPC SCOTTSDALE -

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DUBAI DESERT CLASSIC-VOTOPS


DUBAI DESERT CLASSIC - FINAL ROUND - STEPHAN GALLACHER TRYING TO HOLD FOR THE VICTORY -- ON THE 18TH HOLE -- FOR EAGLE -- THIS IS EMILIANO GREE-OH -- AND THIS PUTT GETS HIM TO 15 UNDER -- A TIE FOR THE LEAD -- GALLACHER AFTER A BIRDIE ON 17 -- PARS HERE ON 18 -- HE IS YOUR WINNER - AT 16 UNDER IN THE DESERT --

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SPORTS TOSS TO BREAK-POP


THAT'S A LOOK AT SPORTS - BE SURE TO JOIN US AT 11 FOR SUPER BOWL COVERAGE - WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK --- Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE-3SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...