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DIRECTORS PAGE TZ2 B) BUS DRIVER FIGHT VIDEO-VOTOPS
HEADLINES WEATHER-CLIP
HL 1) METH BUST-VOTOPS WEATHER-PWC
HL 2) DOGS ON THE LOOSE-SOTVO WEATHER-WXWALL
HL 3) BUS FIGHT VIDEO-VOTOPS SCHOOL LUNCH THROWN AWAY-VOWIPE
SHOW OPEN-CLIP SCHOOL LUNCH THROWN AWAY-SOTVO
METH BUST ON MCGREGOR-2SH PUSH VOWIPE LEE COUNTY TEACHERS FIRED-OTS
METH BUST ON MCGREGOR-SOTVO DATA CARD THEFT-BNC-VO-WIPE
DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP DATA CARD THEFT-SOTVO
TEEN ASKS FOR AMMUNITION-SS-VO-WIPE PLANES ALMOST LANDING AT PAGE-OTS
TEEN ASKS FOR AMMUNITION-SOTVO BUS DRIVER FIGHT VIDEO-TRX-VOTOPS
DOGS ON THE LOOSE-TRX-VOTOP-EANIBOX-ONCAM COPS TACKLE SUSPECT-VOTOPS
DOGS ON THE LOOSE-SOTVO COMING UP NEXT-CLIP
DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP TEASE THREE-POP
GOLDEN GATE DOGS-VO-WIPE TZ3 A-VO-DISS
JIM ILIAS FUNERAL-VO TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
DRIVER IDENTIFIED-TRX-VOTOPS 11PM TZ1) SEXY NAME CHANGE-SSTOPS
CHRISTINE RIEMER PLEA-SS (2) 11PM TZ2) YOGA FOR DOGS-SOTVO
MICHAEL DUNN TRIAL-TRX-SOTVO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
JUAN CARLOS CHAVEZ EXECUTION-SS (2)-ONCAM TWINS SPRING-VOTOPS
CAPE MAYOR LAWSUIT-VO TWINS SPRING-POPMON
CAPE CORAL MAYOR TWEET-TRX-SSTOPS TWINS SPRING-VOTOPS
ABANDONED DOGS-SS TWINS SPRING-SOTTOPS
CHARLOTTE COUNTY MARIJUANA-SS (3) ACE GROUP-VOTOPS
NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP ACE GROUP-SOTOPS
TEASE ONE FLORIDA GATORS-POPMON
TZ1 A SOUTHERN SNOW-VOTOPS FLORIDA GATORS-VOTOPS
TZ1 B SHIRLEY TEMPLE-VOTOPS FLORIDA GATORS-SOTTOPS
SOUTHERN SNOW-TRX-E-ANIBOX-VOFULL MICHAEL SAM-VOTOPS
SOUTHERN SNOW-SOTVO MICHAEL SAM-SOTTOPS
SHIRLEY TEMPLE OBIT-POP NATVO BROWNS-VOTOPS
NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS
TEASE TWO GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT
TZ2 A) SCHOOL LUNCH THROWN AWAY-VOTOPS  


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HEADLINES


NOW AT 7 --

METH GOES UPTOWN.

A DRUG BUST JUST BLOCKS FROM THE EDISON FORD WINTER ESTATES!

AHEAD --

WHAT COPS FOUND INSIDE A HOUSE IN A RITZY NEIGHBORHOOD.

35:02 I am just scared 35:04

A LEHIGH ACRES WOMAN IN FEAR -- THIEVES BROKE INTO HER HOUSE.

NOW AT 7--

HOW HER NEIGHBOR'S DOG CAUGHT THEM FOR DEPUTIES.

AND BEATDOWN ON A BUS!

WE GOT THE FIGHT FROM FOUR ANGLES.

AND ONE'S THE DRIVER.

NOW AT 7--

THE CHARGES BOTH FACE.

ABC 7 NEWS AT 7 STARTS RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


HL 1) METH BUST-VOTOPS


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HL 2) DOGS ON THE LOOSE-SOTVO


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HL 3) BUS FIGHT VIDEO-VOTOPS


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


7PM SHOW OPEN Return to index of stories...


METH BUST ON MCGREGOR-2SH PUSH VOWIPE


TWO PEOPLE ARE IN JAIL TONIGHT - AFTER FORT MYERS OFFICERS SAY THEY BUSTED THEM LIVING IN AN EMPTY HOUSE AND MAKING METH.

IT HAPPENED NEAR DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS OFF OF MCGREGOR.

GOOD EVENING--

AND THANK YOU FOR JOINING US ON 7 AT 7.

I'M COURTNEY ROBINSON.

AND I'M JEFF BUTERA.

WHAT'S STRIKING IS WHERE THIS HAPPENED.

ALONG MCGREGOR BOULEVARD--

NOT FAR FROM THE EDISON FORD ESTATES.

A RELATIVELY CRIME FREE AREA.

AN UPSCALE NEIGHBORHOOD.

BUT TONIGHT --

STEVEN KNITE AND VICTORIA BOYD FACE BURGLARY CHARGES.

KNITE'S ALSO ACCUSED OF HAVING AND MAKING METH.

ONE NEIGHBOR TIPPED OFF THE CITY --

WHICH PUT UP NOTICES CONDEMNING THE HOUSE.

POLICE KEPT WATCH AND MOVED IN THIS MORNING --

WHEN THEY SAY OFFICERS SPOTTED SMOKE COMING FROM A WINDOW.

ACCORDING TO THE ARREST REPORT --

INVESTIGATORS FOUND SYRINGES. METH. AND THE SUSPECTS INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


METH BUST ON MCGREGOR-SOTVO


pat cody

neighbor

23:33 don't like it in this neighborhood. we need drugs out of here. we dont need them. our neighborhood has got a lot of children, we got a lot of teenagers, young kids actually we don't need this influence 46

THE HOUSE IS RIGHT ACROSS FROM A CHURCH -- MEANING KNITE COULD FACE A STIFFER PENALTY FOR THE METH.

THE HOUSE IS GOING THROUGH FORECLOSURE.

THE OWNER TOLD POLICE NO ONE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE THERE. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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TEEN ASKS FOR AMMUNITION-SS-VO-WIPE


HAPPENING IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY--

INVESTIGATORS JUST ARRESTED A TEENAGER WHO THEY SAY STOLE GUNS FROM A PAWN SHOP AND THEN TRIED TO FIND AMMUNITION ON FACEBOOK.

JAYSON RICE IS CHARGED WITH FOUR COUNTS OF GRAND THEFT OF A FIREARM AND RESISTING AN OFFICER.

DEPUTIES SAY HE AND TWO OTHERS BROKE INTO THE ENGLEWOOD PAWNSHOP LAST WEEK.

SOMEONE CALLED 9-1-1 SAYING RICE WAS ASKING FOR AMMO ON FACEBOOK.

ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS HE HAD PICTURES OF THE STOLEN GUNS ON HIS CELL PHONE. Return to index of stories...


TEEN ASKS FOR AMMUNITION-SOTVO


:05 Susan Ruscitti, Suspect's neighbor "From what I know I Jayson when I see him is… he's very disturbed."

INVESTIGATORS ARE WAITING FOR ARREST WARRANTS ON THE TWO OTHER THIEVES.

DEPUTIES HAVE NOT RECOVERED THE GUNS. Return to index of stories...


DOGS ON THE LOOSE-TRX-VOTOP-EANIBOX-ONCAM


A 100-POUND REDNOSE PITBULL --

BROKE UP A BURGLARY IN LEHIGH ACRES.

MEET SCAR.

HIS OWNER LET HIM OUT WHEN SHE SAW A BURGLAR--

TAKING OFF HER NEIGHBORS SCREENS AND BREAKING A WINDOW IN BROAD DAY LIGHT.

ABC-7 TALKED TO THE DOG OWNER.

AND ALL NEW AT SEVEN--

WE ALSO TALK TO THE BURGLARY VICTIM --

WHO SAYS SHE'S GRATEFUL FOR SUCH GREAT NEIGHBORS.

LISTEN- Return to index of stories...


DOGS ON THE LOOSE-SOTVO


Krista Michnowicz

Dog Chased Burglar Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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GOLDEN GATE DOGS-VO-WIPE


HAPPENING IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES--

PEOPLE ARE BEING WARNED TO WATCH THEIR PETS.

A NUMBER OF PETS ARE DISAPPEARING.

JUST GONE.

A MANS' DOG WENT MISSING A MONTH AGO.

HE SAYS LAST WEEK HIS DAUGHTER SPOTTED SOMEONE SHE THINKS TRIED TO STEAL THEIR OTHER DOGS.

COLLIER COUNTY ANIMAL WORKERS SAYS OTHER WILDLIFE OR TRAFFIC MAY BE TO BLAME. Return to index of stories...


JIM ILIAS FUNERAL-VO


LAID TO REST TODAY WITH HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

A YOUNG MAN FROM LEE COUNTY HAD HIS FUNERAL TONIGHT --

AFTER THAT DEADLY CAR CRASH IN TAMPA.

JIM ILIAS DIED WHEN A WRONG WAY DRIVER SLAMMED INTO THE SUV HE WAS RIDING IN.

NO ONE SURVIVED THE WRECK.

TODAY, LOVED ONES PAYED THEIR RESPECTS AT THE LEE MEMORIAL PARK FUNERAL HOME. Return to index of stories...


DRIVER IDENTIFIED-TRX-VOTOPS


MEANWHILE, INVESTIGATORS IDENTIFIED THE WRONG-WAY DRIVER WHO CAUSED THE DEADLY CRASH.

OFFICIALS SAY 28 YEAR OLD DANIEL LEE MORRIS WAS BEHIND THE S-U-V.

HE RECENTLY MOVED TO TAMPA FROM MICHIGAN.

TROOPERS ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHETHER DRUGS OR ALCOHOL WERE INVOLVED. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTINE RIEMER PLEA-SS (2)


A LEE COUNTY WOMAN IS SERVING FOUR YEARS PROBATION--

FOR KIDNAPPING HER SPECIAL NEEDS DAUGHTER.

CHRISTINE RIEMER AGREED TO A PLEA DEAL.

AS PART OF THE AGREEMENT, SHE HAD TO SERVE 114 DAYS IN JAIL.

RIEMER WAS CHARGED WITH INTERFEREING WITH CUSTODY.

LAST OCTOBER, RIEMER TOOK HER DAUGHTER, CRYSTAL, FROM LUTHERAN SERVICES IN FORT MYERS.

SHE TOOK OFF IN A RENTAL TRUCK.

THE NEXT DAY TROOPERS FOUND THEM JUST SOUTH OF THE GEORGIA BORDER.

SHE NOW MUST FACE CHARGES IN THE COUNTY WERE SHE WAS ARRESTED.

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES TOOK CUSTODY OF CRYSTAL. Return to index of stories...


MICHAEL DUNN TRIAL-TRX-SOTVO


"Everything he said and did cemented the fact that whatever he threw up against that looked like a gun was a gun. Yes, I was."

A SELF DEFENSE TRIAL IS UNDERWAY IN JACKSONVILLE.

MICHAEL DUNN TESTIFIED TODAY.

HE'SS CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE MURDER AND PLEADED NOT GUILTY.

DUNN SAYS HE ACTED IN SELF-DEFENSE WHEN HE SHOT 17-YEAR-OLD JORDAN DAVIS TO DEATH.

THE SHOOTING UNFOLDED AFTER DUNN CONFRONTED THE TEEN AND THREE OTHERS TO TURN DOWN LOUD RAP MUSIC. Return to index of stories...


JUAN CARLOS CHAVEZ EXECUTION-SS (2)-ONCAM


LOOKING AHEAD -

AN EXECUTION IS SCHEDULED TOMORROW-

FOR THE MAN CONVICTED OF KIDNAPPING.RAPING.AND KILLING A LITTLE BOY.

IT HAPPENED IN 1995.

JIMMY RYCE WAS GETTING OFF THE SCHOOL BUS IN REDLAND.JUST NORTH OF HOMESTEAD.

--WHEN JUAN CARLOS CHAVEZ KIDNAPPED THE 9-YEAR-OLD.

BARRING A STAY OF EXECUTION, CHAVEZ WILL BE PUT TO DEATH AT 6 TOMORROW NIGHT.

JIMMY'S PARENTS DEVOTED THEIR LIVES TO IMPROVING LAWS TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM PREDATORS.

THEY HELPED PASS THE JIMMY RYCE ACT.

AUTHORITIES CAN COMMIT SEXUAL PREDATORS TO MENTAL INSTITUTIONS AFTER THEY'RE RELEASED FROM PRISON. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MAYOR LAWSUIT-VO


LOOKING AHEAD TO TOMORROW--

THE TRIAL FOR A CAPE CORAL MAYORAL RECOUNT BEGINS.

JOHN SULLIVAN SPENT LAST WEEK LOOKING THROUGH BALLOTS FROM THE NOVEMBER ELECTION.

THE FORMER MAYOR IS SUING THE CURRENT MAYOR, MARNI SAWICKI AND ELECTIONS OFFICIALS AFTER LOSING HIS SEAT BY 121 VOTES.

SULLIVAN CLAIMS THE ELECTION WAS RIGGED AND WANTS A RECOUNT.

THE TRIAL BEGINS TOMORROW AT NINE.

COUNT ON ABC-7 TO BE THERE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL MAYOR TWEET-TRX-SSTOPS


MEANWHILE--

CAPE CORAL MAYOR MARNI SAWICKI WEETED THIS PICTURE FROM FORMER CONGRESSMAN RADEL'S OFFICE IN WASHINGTON DC.

SAWICKI SAID THE OFFICE IS JUST CALLED: DISTRICT 19.

SHE AND OTHER LEE COUNTY LEADERS ARE IN D-C WORKING TO DELAY CRIPPLING FLOOD INSURANCE HIKES. Return to index of stories...


ABANDONED DOGS-SS


LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES IS INVESTIGATING ANOTHER CASE OF ABANDONED DOGS.

LOOK AT THIS LITTLE GUY--

WORKERS FOUND THIS 18 YEAR OLD DOG IN THE WOODS.

THE DOG WAS BLIND AND HAD SEVERAL MEDICAL PROBLEMS.

OFFICIALS HAD TO PUT IT DOWN.

DO FAR THIS YEAR, OFFICIALS RESPONDED TO 46 CALLS OF ABANDONED ANIMALS.

THERE ARE ALWAYS WAYS TO AVOID THIS LAST RESORT.

THE ORGANIZATION CAN HELP WITH FOOD AND MEDICAL COSTS.

THERE ARE ALSO SHELTERS THAT ACCEPT STRAY ANIMALS. Return to index of stories...


CHARLOTTE COUNTY MARIJUANA-SS (3)


DEPUTIES ARRESTED A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN FOR HAVING NEARLY TEN POUNDS OF MARIJUANA.

CHARLOTTE DEPUTIES RECEIVED A TIP FROM CALIFORNIA OFFICERS ABOUT A SHIPMENT OF POT.

DETECTIVES STAKED OUT A HOME IN ENGLEWOOD AND SPOTTED THE DELIVERY.

SOON A MAN PULLED INTO THE DRIVEWAY AND TOOK THE PACKAGE.

DEPUTIES SAY THE DRIVER, JAVIER RODRIGUEZ SPED AWAY FROM THE HOME.

DETECTIVES PULLED HIM OVER AND DISCOVERED 10 PACKAGES OF POT.

JAVIER WAS CHARGED WITH DRUG POSSESSION AND RECKLESS DRIVING.

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


NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE ONE


FREEZING RAIN--

FALLING OVER SNOW!

IT'S CAUSING HEADACHE IN SOUTHERN STATES TONIGHT.

WHAT PEOPLE IN ATALANTA ARE DOING TONIGHT TO STAY SAFE.

IT MARKS THE END OF AN ERA.

SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK-

THE ICONIC SINGER AND DANCER DIES AT 85-

ABC-7 TAKES A LOOK BACK AT THE LIFE OF HOLLYWOOD IDOL.

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TZ1 A SOUTHERN SNOW-VOTOPS


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TZ1 B SHIRLEY TEMPLE-VOTOPS


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SOUTHERN SNOW-TRX-E-ANIBOX-VOFULL


WELCOME BACK TO ABC-7 NEWS AT SEVEN.

ABC-7 IS TRACKING A STORM THAT IS IMPACTING MANY PARTS OF THE SOUTH.

TRAVELING IS TREACHEROUS TONIGHT AS SNOW IS FALLING IN THE SOUTH --

FROM MISSISSPPI TO THE CAROLINAS.

AFTER THE MESS TWO WEEKS AGO, MANY SOUTHERNERS ARE GETTING READY TO STAY INSIDE.

STATE GOVERNMENTS ARE PREPARING FOR THE WORST OF THE STORM.

TONIGHT CREWS ARE OUT ON ROADS. Return to index of stories...


SOUTHERN SNOW-SOTVO


"We got a bunch of hamburger meat to make comfort food, some meat loaf, extra milk"

FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED WITH SNOW AND SLEET.

THAT COULD RESULT IN WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES TOMORROW.

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SHIRLEY TEMPLE OBIT-POP NATVO


QUITE POSSIBLY THE BIGGEST CHILD STAR OF ALL-TIME --

WAS SURROUNDED BY HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS WHEN SHE DIED LAST NIGHT IN CALIFORNIA.

SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK WAS 85.

THE ICONIC CHILD STAR LEAVES BEHIND A LEGACY.

SHE NOT ONLY CAPTURED THE HEARTS OF THE GENERATION WHO WATCHED HER--

DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION.

BUT THE ONES THAT FOLLOWED AS WELL.

SHE CHOSE TO RETIRE FROM HOLLYWOOD IN 1950.

THEN SHE GOT INTO POLITICS--

BECOMING A DIPLOMAT.

HER FAMILY SAYS THEY ARE CHOOSING TO remember HER AS A LOVING MOTHER.WIFE.AND GRANDMOTHER. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO


HAPPENING IN LEE COUNTY TONIGHT--

TWO TEACHERS FIRED--

ABC 7 BREAKS DOWN WHAT HAPPENED NEXT.

ALSO AHEAD--

LUNCHROOM HUMILIATION--

A STUDENT'S LUNCH TOSSED IN THE GARBAGE!

WHY THE DISTRICT IS STICKING BY IT'S NO MONEY, NO LUNCH POLICY.

AND BUS BEATDOWN--

SEE IT FROM FOUR ANGLES NEXT--

AS WE RUN DOWN THE CHARGES THIS STUDENT AND BUS DRIVER ARE FACING TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) SCHOOL LUNCH THROWN AWAY-VOTOPS


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TZ2 B) BUS DRIVER FIGHT VIDEO-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


TRACKING A COLD FRONT

The weather picture in southwest Florida will start to change tomorrow. We can expect some rain to move through and cooler temperatures by the end of the week.

Tonight's forecast still looks good. Skies will be mostly clear again this evening with low temperatures dropping to upper 50's inland and around 60 along the coast. The humidity has come up a bit today and some morning fog will be possible to start the day on Wednesday.

A cold front is developing west of Florida and will move toward the state tomorrow. By late day we will see clouds increase and temperatures topping out in the low 80's during the afternoon. The cold front should cross the area by Thursday morning and bring showers or thunderstorms. It's possible that some thunderstorms could punch through here with gusty winds and frequent lightning by Thursday morning.

Cooler weather is on the way for the end of the week as we track highs in the 70's for a few days. A few chilly mornings are expected - especially on Friday morning as lows dip into the 30's and 40's.

The weekend weather is looking fine with plenty of sunshine and seasonally pleasant temperatures. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL LUNCH THROWN AWAY-VOWIPE


A UTAH SCHOOL DISTRICT WAS FIRST TO MAKE NATIONAL HEADLINES--

FOR THROWING AWAY LUNCHES FOR STUDENTS WITH OVERDUE ACCOUNTS--

TONIGHT WE'RE GETTING REPORTS FROM OHIO OF THE SAME THING!

A GIRL WHO WAS TRYING TO HELP OUT A CLASSMATE--

AND BUY LUNCHES FOR THEM--

RAN OUT OF MEALS ON HER CARD.

WHAT HAPPENED NEXT BROUGHT THE GIRL'S MOTHER TO TEARS. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL LUNCH THROWN AWAY-SOTVO


S/ Tracy Mora/Mother:25-:33

"Took it away from her while she was at the table with her friends. It was horrible."

BUTT TO

S/ Tracy Mora/Mother

""A single phone call we would have paid for it."

THIS WASN'T THE FIRST TIME THIS HAPPENED.

LAST YEAR--

SHE SAYS HER LUNCH WAS THROWN AWAY IN FRONT OF HER BECAUSE SHE OWED 25 CENTS.

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ISSUED A STATEMENT--

SAYING KIDS UNABLE TO PAY FOR THEIR MEALS--

RECEIVE A BALANCED MEAL WITH A CHEESE SANDWICH, FRUITS, AND MILK.

THE GIRL RECEIVED A SANDWICH FROM THE SCHOOL.

BUT THE HUMILIIATION STUCK. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY TEACHERS FIRED-OTS


AND HAPPENING IN LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS TONIGHT--

TWO TEACHERS ARE OUT OF JOBS.

THE SCHOOL BOARD FIRED KENNETH HAYES AND BRIAN MARSAGLIA TODAY.

THE DISTRICT SAYS HAYES WAS IN A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP WITH AN ADULT STUDENT AT THE FORT MYERS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY.

THEY ACCUSE MARSAGLIA OF CURSING AND THROWING GAY SLURS AT STUDENTS AT RIVERDALE HIGH SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


DATA CARD THEFT-BNC-VO-WIPE


SECURITY EXPERTS ARE WORRIED TONIGHT-

ABOUT THE SECURITY OF YOUR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION.

THEY ARE SAYING TARGET AND NEIMAN MARCUS WERE JUST THE BEGINNING.

BANKS AND RETAILERS ARE GETTING READY TO TOSS OUR OUTDATED MAGNETIC STRIPE CREDIT CARDS.

FOR SOMETHING MUCH HARDER TO CRACK.

CHIP-

AND PIN CREDIT CARDS. Return to index of stories...


DATA CARD THEFT-SOTVO


"If you can combine the pin with the chip you have a very secure system."

BUT BANKERS AND SECURITY EXPERTS SAY MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE.

PUSHING FOR A FEDERAL DATA SECURITY LAW.

SAYING PROTECTING CONSUMERS--

WILL TAKE MORE THAN REVAMPING CREDIT CARDS. Return to index of stories...


PLANES ALMOST LANDING AT PAGE-OTS


ABC-7 IS LEARNING MORE ABOUT PILOTS MISTAKING RUNWAYS AND LANDING AT THE WRONG AIRPORTS.

IN 2003, A PILOT ALMOST LANDED AT PAIGE FIELD INSTEAD OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

TOWER CONTROL CAUGHT THE MISTAKE AND THE PLANE SAFELY LANDED.

WE REACHED OUT TO AN AVIATION EXPERT TODAY.

HE TELLS US IT CAN BE DIFFICULT AT NIGHT TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN RUNAWAYS BECAUSE OF LIGHTS.

THE F-A-A INSISTS THIS IS RARE. Return to index of stories...


BUS DRIVER FIGHT VIDEO-TRX-VOTOPS


LOOK AT THIS.

FOUR ANGLES OF A BUS DRIVER FIGHTING A TEEN.

THIS WAS IN WISCONSIN.

THE TEEN THREW THE FIRST PUNCH AND THE DRIVER DID NOT BACK DOWN.

THE TWO FOUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE AISLE!

NOTICE SOMETHING?

THE BUS IS STILL MOVING!

NO ONE'S AT THE WHEEL.

THE BUS SLAMMED INTO THREE PARKED CARS.

NO ONE GOT HURT.

THE DISTRICT FIRED THE BUS DRIVER.

THE TEEN'S CHARGED WITH ASSAULT AND ENDANGERING THE SAFETY OF OTHERS. Return to index of stories...


COPS TACKLE SUSPECT-VOTOPS


CHECK OUT THIS AMAZING CHASE AND TACKLE BY A POLICE OFFICER.

AS YOU CAN SEE--

A SUSPECT-

WHO WAS WANTED FOR TRYING TO BREAK IN A GARAGE--

FLEEING ON A BYCICLE--

HE ALMOST RUNS INTO NEWS CAMERAS THAT ARE ROLLING-

WHEN BAM!

HE'S TAKEN DOWN!

THIS HAPPENED IN SACRAMENTO-

OTHERS CAME TO HELP DETAIN THE SUSPECT.

A POLICE OFFICER WAS BEING TREATED FOR A WOUND TO HIS FACE. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT-CLIP


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TEASE THREE-POP


SPRING TRAINING ANYONE. THE MINNESOTA TWINS GETTING AN EARLY START. WE'LL TAKE YOU THERE.

PLUS WHAT IS THIS. GIANT TUG OF WAR GOING ON IN JAPAN. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A-VO-DISS


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TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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11PM TZ1) SEXY NAME CHANGE-SSTOPS


SHE'S SEXY.

NOT THE ADJECTIVE.

THE NOUN.

HER NAME IS ACTUALLY NOW "SEXY!"

AT 11 --

WHAT SHE CHANGED IT FROM AND WHY. Return to index of stories...


11PM TZ2) YOGA FOR DOGS-SOTVO


"If your dog is super hyper it can help calm your dog."

A DOGGY DAYCARE --

TURNS TO A "DOGA" STUDIO.

WHERE PETS AND OWNERS CAN UNWIND TOGETHER -- AT ELEVEN. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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TWINS SPRING-VOTOPS


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TWINS SPRING-POPMON


THAT'S WHY SPRING TRAINING COMES TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA EVERY YEAR. IT HASN'T SNOWED HERE SINCE. 1989. THE MINNESOTA TWINS HAD TO WEATHER A STORM OF THEIR OWN LAST SEASON. WITH 96 LOSSES. BUT THIS IS A NEW YEAR. AND THE SKIES. FOR NOW ARE SUNNY. Return to index of stories...


TWINS SPRING-VOTOPS


SOME OF THE TWINS. HAVE ALREADY STARTED TO TRICKLE IN.

TODAY SEVERAL PLAYERS WERE WORKING OUT AT THE LEE COUNTY SPORTS COMPLEX. GETTING A JUMP START ON THE SEASON

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TWINS SPRING-SOTTOPS


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ACE GROUP-VOTOPS


WHILE THE BOYS OF SUMMER HAVE STARTED WORKING OUT.

THE PLAYERS ON THE CHAMPIONS TOUR. GOT THEIR PRACTICE ROUNDS IN TODAY AT THE ACE GROUP CLASSIC.

FIRST ROUND COMES YOUR WAY FRIDAY FROM TWINEAGLES IN NAPLES

THE TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN COMING TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SINCE 1988. AND IT'S BECOME ONE OF THE TOP EVENTS ON TOUR. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP-SOTOPS


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FLORIDA GATORS-POPMON


IT'S BEEN SAID THAT VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE. WELL DON'T TELL THAT TO THE FLORIDA GATORS. FOR THE 16TH YEAR IN A ROW. THE GATORS HAVE WON 20 GAMES OR MORE. SO IF THAT IS CONSIDERED BORING. THAT'S JUST FINE BY THEM. THE GATORS LOOKING TO PICK UP THEIR 22ND WIN OF THE YEAR TONIGHT Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA GATORS-VOTOPS


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FLORIDA GATORS-SOTTOPS


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MICHAEL SAM-VOTOPS


ON SUNDAY. MISSOURI ALL-AMERICAN FOOTBALL PLAYER. MICHAEL SAM ANNOUNCED TO THE WORLD THAT HE IS GAY.

AN ANNOUNCEMENT THAT WAS MET WITH MOSTLY POSITIVE REACTION.

HOWEVER. SEVEARL NFL GENERAL MANAGER. BELIEVE SAM HURT HIS DRAFT STATUS BY COMING OUT.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PLAYERS ASSOCIATION. DEMAURICE SMITH SEES THINGS DIFFERENTLY Return to index of stories...


MICHAEL SAM-SOTTOPS


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BROWNS-VOTOPS


THE CLEVELAND BROWNS. CONTINUE TO SHAKE THINGS UP IN THE FRONT OFFICE.

TODAY OWNER JIMMY HASLAM ANNOUCNED THAT TEAM PRESIDENT JOE BANNER AND GERNERAL MANAGER MIKE LOMBARDI WILL NO LONGER BE WITH THE TEAM.

RAY FARMER. WHO WAS UP FOR THE DOLPHINS AND BUCCANEERS GENERAL MANAGER OPENINGS. TAKES OVER AS THE BROWNS NEW GM Return to index of stories...


FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS


FINAL STOP JAPAN. FOR A GIANT TUG OF WAR CONTEST.

ALL YOU NEED IS A VERY LARGE ROPE. AND HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE

IT'S A 500 YEAR TRADITION IN THE TOWN OF DAISEN CITY.

THAT ROPE WEIGHS TEN TONS. Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT


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