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DIRECTORS PAGE HL3) ASTHMA-TRX-SOTVO
NEWS AT 5:00 PM OPEN-CLIP DEVELOPING STORY OPEN-CLIP
TS 1) FATAL SHOOTING-VOTOPS FATAL SHOOTING LATEST-VOTOPS BNC
TS 2) HOUSE OF BREWZ-VOTOPS SS FATAL SHOOTING LATEST-REM-1 LIVE
TS 3) FORT MYERS HOTEL-VOTOPS FATAL SHOOTING LATEST-PKG
BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP B FATAL SHOOTING LATEST-REM-1 LIVE
TEENAGE SERIAL KILLER-VOTOPS BNC LEHIGH CAR FIRE-VOWIPE
TEENAGE SERIAL KILLER-PKG LEHIGH CAR FIRE-SOTVO
HIJACKED PLANE-VO IDA BAKER RAMPAGE-VO
TRAPPED MINERS CHARGED-VO GREYHOUND DEATHS-VOWIPE
IRS BUDGET CUTS-VO GREYHOUND DEATHS-SOTVO
PENN STATE PRESIDENT-OTS-SS WATER RALLY PREVIEW-OC
ZIMMERMAN SPEAKS-TCMON VOWIPE WATER RALLY PREVIEW-PKG
ZIMMERMAN SPEAKS-SOTVO FREEDOM MEMORIAL BRICKS-VOWIPE
CORPUS CHILDREN SHOT-VO FREEDOM MEMORIAL BRICKS-SOTVO
DEAD INFANT FOUND-VO EDISON STATE AD-VOWIPE
CA FAMILY KILLED IN CRASH-VO EDISON STATE AD-SOTVO
SNAKE PASTOR DEAD-VOWIPE LEE SPORTS TOURISM-OTS CGFULL
SNAKE PASTOR DEAD-SOTVO POWERBALL-OTS VO
SCIENCE PROJECT ACCIDENT-VO NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP
COLORADO AVALANCHE-OC TEASE ONE
COLORADO AVALANCHE-PKG TZ1 A ASTHMA TREATMENT-SOTVO
WOMEN BREADWINNERS-VO TZ1 B CAR JUMP-VOTOPS
TOP 5 FLOTUS-VO WX TEASE-WXWALL
NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP JP STORMWARN OPEN-CLIP
TEASE FOUR------------ WEATHER-PWC
TZ4 A FACEBOOK PHOTO PRIVACY-SOTVO WEATHER-WXWALL
TZ4 B NIKE SELF TYING SHOES-VO ASTHMA TREATMENT-TCMON
WEATHER TEASE-WXWALL ASTHMA TREATMENT-PKG
TRASH CAN MISSILE-VOTOPS ASTHMA TREATMENT-OC TAG
STORM WARN JP OPEN-CLIP CAR JUMP-VO
FORECAST-PHC LONGTIME PIANO TEACHER-VOWIPE
FORECAST-WXWALL LONGTIME PIANO TEACHER-SOTVO
FACEBOOK PHOTO PRIVACY-TC MON COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP
FACEBOOK PHOTO PRIVACY-PKG TEASE TWO-POP
FACEBOOK PHOTO PRIVACY-OC TAG TZ2 SPORTS-VO
JK ROWLING NEW BOOK-VOTOPS WORLD NEWS TEASE-BLK-SOT
NIKE SELF TYING SHOES-VO TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP
NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP TZ 7 1) FLORIDA SHARKS-VOTOPS-WIPE
TEASE FIVE------------ TZ 7 2) ICE EXPLOSION-VOTOPS
TZ5 A FAMILY'S 15TH CHILD-VO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
FAMILY'S 15TH CHILD-OC BOSTON RED SOX-POPMON
FAMILY'S 15TH CHILD-PKG BOSTON RED SOX-VOTOPS
FAMILY'S 15TH CHILD-OC TAG BOSTON RED SOX-SOTTOPS
NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP MINNESOTA TWINS-POPMON
COMING UP AT 6PM------------ MINNESOTA TWINS-VOTOPS
TZ 6 1) FATAL SHOOTING-SOTVO MINNESOTA TWINS-SOTTOPS
TZ 6 2) IDA BAKER RAMPAGE-VOTOPS NICHOLS CUP-VOTOPS
TZ 6 3) POWERBALL-VOTOPS NICHOLS CUP-SOTTOPS
CLOSE-2SHOT FLORIDA GATORS-VIDBOX
HEADLINES FLORIDA GATORS-SOTOPS
HL1) FATAL SHOOTING-SOTVO DUNBAR HOOPS-VOTOPS
HL2) WATER RALLY-TRX-SOTVO GOODBYE-4SHOT


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NEWS AT 5:00 PM OPEN-CLIP


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TS 1) FATAL SHOOTING-VOTOPS


FORT MYERS POLICE ARE SEARCHING TONIGHT -- FOR THE KILLER OF 21-YEAR-OLD CREGG IVEY.

IVEY WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN BROAD DAYLIGHT NEAR THE PALMS APARTMENTS AT HANSEN AND CENTRAL -- EARLY THIS MORNING.

INVESTIGATORS SAY IVEY WAS ABLE TO GET TO A NEARBY CARPORT WHERE HE DIED.

OFFICERS ARE STILL TRYING TO FIND A MOTIVE FOR THE SHOOTING.

THIS IS THE CITY'S SECOND HOMICIDE OF THE YEAR. Return to index of stories...


TS 2) HOUSE OF BREWZ-VOTOPS SS


THE MAN ACCUSED OF FIRING A GUN AT GULF COAST TOWN CENTER LAST FALL --

IS NOW IN CUSTODY IN LEE COUNTY TONIGHT.

JOSE MARTINS MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE IN COURT TODAY.

THE JUDGE SET BOND AT 250 THOUSAND DOLLARS EACH -- ON HIS TWO COUNTS.

DEPUTIES THINK HE FIRED SEVERAL SHOTS AT HOUSE OF BREWZ THE NIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING.

THE RESTAURANT HAD JUST FIRED HIM.

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


TS 3) FORT MYERS HOTEL-VOTOPS


A CALIFORNIA DEVELOPER IS EXPECTED TO BE IN FORT MYERS TOMORROW TO MEET WITH CITY LEADERS ABOUT A NEW HOTEL.

THE DEVELOPER WANTS TO BUILD A HOTEL ADJACENT TO THE HARBORSIDE EVENT CENTER.

THIS IS THE SECOND TIME CITY LEADERS WILL BE DISCUSSING THE PLAN.

A PREVIOUS DEVELOPER WANTED TO COMPLETE THE PROJECT BUT BACKED OUT. Return to index of stories...


BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP B


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TEENAGE SERIAL KILLER-VOTOPS BNC


OUR BIG STORY TONIGHT -- THIS TEENAGER'S BIZARRE STORY COULD SOLVE THE MURDERS OF NEARLY TWO DOZEN PEOPLE AND INVESTIGATORS THINK SHE KILLED THEM ALL.

19-YEAR-OLD MIRANDA BARBOUR IS IN JAIL TONIGHT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY SHE AND HER HUSBAND KILLED A MAN IN PENNSYLVANIA.

EVEN MORE SHOCKING -- BARBOUR'S CLAIMS THAT SHE KILLED 22 OTHER PEOPLE FROM ALASKA TO NORTH CAROLINA STARTING AT AGE 13.

A-B-C'S DEVIN DWYER TAKES US INSIDE THE INVESTIGATION THAT HAS OFFICERS DIGGING DEEP INTO HER PAST. Return to index of stories...


TEENAGE SERIAL KILLER-PKG


For 19-year-old Miranda Barbour, it's either a plea for redemption, or a

ploy for attention.

The teenage newlywed mother, who faces the death penalty in a murder case,

now claims to be a *serial killer.*

SOT/Francis Scarella - She said she has done this before. I said what's the

actual number? She said under 100,

In a new jailhouse interview with a local Pennsylvania paper, Barbour

confessed to nearly two dozen murders across five states. most recently

the murder of 42-year-old Troy LaFerrara.

Barbour and her husband, 22-year-old Elyett, allegedly lured the man with a

Craigslist ad for sex, then strangled and stabbed him in their car.

What police called a "thrill kill," Barbour now claims was part of a pattern

of killing that began when she was just 13 years old and joined a satanic

cult.

"When I hit 22, I stopped counting," she told the paper of her

murders.

SOT/Francis Scarella - She never hesitated once. She never gave the

impression that it was a rehearsal.

Barbour's claims have not been corroborated and may well be pure fiction.

But the FBI and local police say they are investigating.

SOT/Brad Garrett - Because she voluntarily stated 'I've killed 20-plus

people' then law enforcement will then go 'let's go through those'. What

location? What time period? What names? How did you dispose of the body? How

did you kill them?

If verified, Barbour would join the likes of Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer

as one of the country's worst serial killers,

Devin Dwyer on camera:

As for why she's speaking out now, Barbour told the paper that she wanted

to quote -get it all out- and that she doesn't care if people believe her. A

judge granted her attorney's request for a psychiatric evaluation.

Devin Dwyer, ABC News, New York.

Francis Scarella

Reporter, The Daily Item

:12-:18

Brad Garrett

Former FBI Agent

ABC News Consultant

1:03-1:10

Devin Dwyer, ABC News, New York.

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HIJACKED PLANE-VO


WOULDN'T EXPECT THIS.

A CO-PILOT STANDS ACCUSED TONIGHT --

OF TRYING TO HIJACK A PLANE --

FORCING IT TO LAND IN SWITZERLAND.

THE PLANE WAS SCHEDULED TO FLY FROM ETHIOPIA TO ROME.

BUT THE CO-PILOT WANTED ASYLUM IN SWITZERLAND --

SO HE TRIED TO DIVERT THE PLANE.

IT LANDED IN GENEVA.

PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS WERE ESCORTED OFF THE PLANE.

IT LED TO CANCELLATIONS AND DELAYS.

NO ONE GOT HURT.

AND THE HIJACKER WAS ARRESTED. Return to index of stories...


TRAPPED MINERS CHARGED-VO


TONIGH T- MINERS TRAPPED IN SOUTH AFRICA NOW FACE CHARGES.

OFFICERS HEARD THEM SHOUTING FROM A MINE ENTRANCE.

THEY SAY THE MINERS WERE ILLEGALLY WORKING ON THE SITE NEAR JOHANNESBURG.

MANY MINERS REFUSED TO COME OUT OF THE MINE SHAFT FEARING ARREST.

LOCAL MEDIA REPORTS SHOW THERE COULD STILL BE TWO HUNDRED PEOPLE IN THE MINE.

ILLEGAL MINING IS COMMON IN SOUTH AFRICA.

THE COUNTRY IS A MAJOR PRODUCER OF GOLD AND PLATINUM. Return to index of stories...


IRS BUDGET CUTS-VO


BUDGET CUTS COULD LEAD TO A BACK-UP ON YOUR TAX RETURNS.

THE I-R-S ADMITS THEY'RE WORKING WITH FEWER EMPLOYEES THIS YEAR.

THAT MEANS --

THE PHONE LINES WILL BE "VERY BUSY."

EXPECT IF YOU CALL --

YOU COULD WIND UP ON HOLD A LONG TIME.

A RECENT REPORT FROM THE I-R-S TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SAYS --

THE I-R-S WON'T BE PREPARING RETURNS FOR THE ELDERLY OR DISABLED THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


PENN STATE PRESIDENT-OTS-SS


PENN STATE UNIVERSITY IS LOOKING FOR A NEW PRESIDENT AND THEY'RE SEARCHING HERE IN FLORIDA.

TRUSTEES ANNOUNCED FLORIDA STATE PRESIDENT ERIC BARRON'S CANDICACY TODAY.

IF APPROVED-

BARRON WILL GET 800 THOUSAND A YEAR.

THIS WOULDN'T BE HIS FIRST STINT AT PENN STATE.

BARRON SERVED AS A PROFESSOR AND DEAN AT THE SCHOOL.

IF SELECTED - HE WOULD START IN MAY. Return to index of stories...


ZIMMERMAN SPEAKS-TCMON VOWIPE


BRAND NEW AT 530 --

GEORGE ZIMMERMAN IS NOW TALKING ABOUT THE NIGHT HE SHOT AND KILLED TRAYVON MARTIN.

HE GAVE HIS FIRST REAL INTERVIEW --

SEVEN MONTHS AFTER HE WAS ACQUITTED OF SECOND-DEGREE MURDER IN MARTIN'S DEATH.

ZIMMERMAN SAT DOWN WITH C-N-N'S CHRIS CUOMO.

THE FORMER NEIGHBORHOOD WATCHMAN MAINTAINS HE ACTED IN SELF-DEFENSE WITHIN THE LAW.

LISTEN. Return to index of stories...


ZIMMERMAN SPEAKS-SOTVO


Cuomo: Do you regret that night? Do you have regrets about it?

Zimmerman: Certainly I think about that night, I think my life would be tremendously easier if I had stayed home.

Cuomo:

Zimmerman: Certainly, yes, in hindsight? Absolutely.

BUT HE ADDS HE WAS ALSO A VICTIM THAT NIGHT.

HE ALSO APOLOGIZED TO MARTIN'S FAMILY DURING A BOND HEARING BACK IN 2012 --

AND WOULD LIKE TO APOLOGIZE AGAIN.

THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IS INVESTIGATING ANY CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN THE CASE, BUT SAYS CHARGES AREN'T EXPECTED. Return to index of stories...


CORPUS CHILDREN SHOT-VO


TWO CHILDREN IN SOUTH TEXAS ARE DEAD AFTER A SHOOTING LATE LAST NIGHT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY IT WAS A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING.

THEY FOUND MORE THAN A DOZEN BULLET HOLES IN THE FRONT AND SIDE OF A CORPUS CHRISTI HOUSE.

ONE NEIGHBOR SAYS HE THOUGHT HE HEARD FIREWORKS THEN REALIZED IT WAS SOMETHING MORE SERIOUS WHEN HE HEARD SCREAMING AND CRYING.

A TWO AND SIX YEAR OLD DIED AT THE HOSPITAL FROM GUNSHOT WOUNDS.

TONIGHT THERE ARE NO ARRESTS. Return to index of stories...


DEAD INFANT FOUND-VO


IN THE LAST TWO HOURS --

WE GOT NEW INFORMATION ABOUT A BABY FOUND IN A DITCH IN TENNESSEE.

SOMEONE DISCOVERED IT SUNDAY.

TONIGHT --

DETECTIVES CONFIRM IT'S THE SAME 7 WEEK OLD BABY --

WHO VANISHED FIVE WEEKS AGO IN MEMPHIS.

THE INFACT'S MOTHER NOW FACES FIRST-DEGREE MURDER CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


CA FAMILY KILLED IN CRASH-VO


HE WATCHED HIS FAMILY DIE IN A FIERY CRASH.

TONIGHT- THAT HUSBAND AND FATHER IS RECOVERING.

HE TRIED TO SAVE THEM.

IT HAPPENED SATURDAY IN FRESNO COUNTY.

THE FOUR CHILDREN AGES TWO-THROUGH-11 WERE IN THEIR MOTHER'S FORD EXPEDITION.

THEIR FATHER FOLLOWED THEM IN ANOTHER CAR.

OFFICERS SAY ANOTHER DRIVER GOING 60-MILES-AN-HOUR RAN A STOP SIGN AND SLAMMED INTO THE S-U-V.

ALL FOUR CHILDREN AND THE MOTHER DIED.

THE FATHER IS BADLY BURNED TONIGHT.

THE WOMAN WHO RAN THE STOP SIGN IS IN THE HOSPITAL WITH SERIOUS INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


SNAKE PASTOR DEAD-VOWIPE


HE WAS KNOWN FOR USING POISONOUS SNAKES DURING HIS CHURCH SERVICE!

BUT TONIGHT-

KENTUCKY PASTOR-

JAMIE COOTS IS DEAD--

AFTER BEING BIT BY ONE.

THE PASTOR ONCE STARRED IN THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC REALITY SHOW "SNAKE SALVATION".

HE USED THE SNAKES IN HIS SERVICES FOR HEALING PURPOSES.

IT'S A PART OF THE BIBLE THAT SOME FOLKS TAKE QUITE LITERALLY.

THE PASTOR'S SON CODY SAYS HIS FATHER HAD BEEN BITTEN EIGHT TIMES BEFORE --

SO HE DIDN'T IMMEDIATELY WORRY ABOUT BITE NUMBER NINE. Return to index of stories...


SNAKE PASTOR DEAD-SOTVO


What I will miss most is going snake hunting with him. That was father son time. That was our bonding time. We'd go snake hunting together.

CODY SAYS HE'S PREPARED TO TAKE OVER HIS FATHER'S CHURCH--

AND WILL CARRY OUT HIS FATHER'S WISHES BY CONTINUING TO HAVE SNAKES PRESENT AT EVERY SERVICE. Return to index of stories...


SCIENCE PROJECT ACCIDENT-VO


A SCIENCE PROJECT GONE WRONG!

TONIGHT-

TWO COUSINS ARE IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER AN EXPLOSION ROCKED THEIR HOUSE.

IT HAPPENED IN SEATTLE.

THE FATHER SAYS THE BOYS TRIED TO START THE FIREPLACE AND MIGHT HAVE USED ROCKET FUEL FROM A SCIENCE PROJECT.

THE EXPLOSION BROKE WINDOWS IN THE LIVING ROOM AND KITCHEN.

IT ALSO SENT SOME DEBRIS INTO THE BACK YARD.

DOCTORS EXPECT BOTH BOY TO BE OKAY. Return to index of stories...


COLORADO AVALANCHE-OC


YOU'VE SEEN FOR WEEKS HOW DANGEROUS THIS WINTER'S BEEN.

SNOW.

ICE.

RAIN.

IT HAS BEEN DEADLY.

NOW --

A NEW CONCERN.

AVALANACHES.

TWO PEOPLE DIED IN COLORADO.

AND AS BRANDI HITT REPORTS --

THE FEAR IS --

MORE COULD BE IN DANGER. Return to index of stories...


COLORADO AVALANCHE-PKG


SCRIPT:

THIS IS THE AFTERMATH OF A LARGE AVALANCHE IN COLORADO. THAT CAME CRASHING

DOWN ON SEVEN SKIERS.

AMID THE BROKEN TREES. RESCUE TEAMS RECOVERED THE BODIES OF TWO VICTIMS

SUNDAY.

MIRACULOUSLY. THE OTHER FIVE ESCAPED. THOUGH SOME WITH SERIOUS INJURIES.

SOT -- Brian Lazar, Colorado Avalanche Information Center / "Surviving

avalanches this big. is pretty lucky."

NATS --

IT'S THE LATEST IN A STRING OF AVALANCHES OUT WEST. THAT HAVE ALREADY

CLAIMED 15 LIVES THIS SEASON ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN AVALANCHE ASSOCIATION

.

SOT -- Brian Lazar, Colorado Avalanche Information Center / "We're seeing

widespread avalanches. very large and destructive. Some of them are

running bigger than they have in decades."

OVER THE WEEKEND IN IDAHO. ANOTHER AVALANCHE KILLED ONE MAN AND INJURED A

WOMAN.

AND IN MONTANA. FIVE PEOPLE WERE PARTIALLY BURIED. BUT SURVIVED.

NATS --

. KEEPING AVALANCHE SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS ON THEIR TOES.

SOT -- Drew Gibson, Copper Mountain Ski Patrol / "Every second does count.

After 15 minutes the chances of survival really drop off."

SOT -- Jamie Baker, Copper Mountain Ski Patrol / "Even if you do find

someone who is deceased. it means a lot for their family to bring that

person out of the avalanche."

AND AS HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES TO PILE UP. THE COLORADO AVALANCHE CENTER SAYS

EVEN THE MOST EXPERIENCED BACK COUNTRY SKIERS ARE AT RISK.

SOT -- Brian Lazar, Colorado Avalanche Information Center / "You need to

re-evaluate the places you've gone and generally considered safe, because

this is not our normal year."

BRANDI HITT ON CAMERA:

THAT DANGER CONTINUES INTO WASHINGTON WHERE SEVERAL AVALANCHES HAVE BEEN

SPOTTED. AND IN OREGON. WHERE LAST WEEK. TWO SKIERS WERE ALSO KILLED.

BRANDI HITT -- ABC NEWS, LOS ANGELES. Return to index of stories...


WOMEN BREADWINNERS-VO


AMERICAN WOMEN ARE NOW BREADWINNERS IN HALF OF HOUSEHOLDS WITH CHILDREN.

NEW STUDIES ARE SHOW HOW WOMEN ACTUALLY FEEL ABOUT IT.

THE STUDY SAYS THE MAJORITY OF WOMEN ARE STILL RELUCTANT TO TAKE ON -- AND BE HAPPY IN -- THIS ROLE.

BUT LISTEN TO THIS-

THE WOMEN WHO ACTIVELY CHOOSE TO BECOME THE PRIMARY EARNER ARE MORE SATISFIED THAN THOSE WHO DIDN'T MAKE THE CHOICE THEMSELVES. Return to index of stories...


TOP 5 FLOTUS-VO


APPROVAL RATINGS FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA STILL HOVER AT THEIR LOWEST POINT OF HIS TERM --

BUT THAT ISN'T AFFECTING MICHELLE OBAMA'S POPULARITY.

HISTORIANS AND SCHOLARS RANKED THE FIRST LADIES.

MICHELLE OBAMA EARNED FIFTH PLACE --

AHEAD OF HILLARY CLINTON, WHO WAS SIXTH.

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TOPPED THE LIST, FOLLOWED BY ABIGAIL ADAMS, JACQUELINE KENNEDY AND DOLLY MADISON.

THE HISTORIANS USED 10 CRITERIA TO RANK THE FIRST LADIES --

INCLUDING "COURAGE," AND "INTEGRITY." Return to index of stories...


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TEASE FOUR------------


ASHLEY WINKFIELD/ MOM - "by the, way your baby is a superstar."

NOT BECAUSE THIS MOM WANTED HIM TO BE.

HOW CREST USED HER INFANT AN AD. WITHOUT HER PERMISSION.

THE FACEBOOK PHOTOS STOLEN AND WHY YOU COULD BE NEXT!

PLUS -

BACK TO THE FUTURE IS NOW THE PRESENT!

THE SELF-TYING SHOES YOU NEED TO SEE.

ABC7 SHOWS YOU HOW THEY WORK.

NEXT.

WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A FACEBOOK PHOTO PRIVACY-SOTVO


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TZ4 B NIKE SELF TYING SHOES-VO


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WEATHER TEASE-WXWALL


After an absolutely beautiful weekend of winter weather in Florida. the trend looks to continue for most of this week. Tonight will be mostly clear with temperatures cooling into the mid 50's. Lows will drop to the upper 40's in some of our cooler, inland locations. Tomorrow's forecast looks nice with mostly sunny weather throughout the day. Highs tomorrow will reach the lower 80's during the afternoon. A sea breeze by late day will cap the beach temperatures in the upper 70's. Dry weather is expected for the next 4 days before another cold front tries to move into Florida this weekend. The chance for rain is very low; however, you may notice a little increase in humidity each day this week. Winds will come around to the south/southeast by Thursday/Friday.

The weekend weather may scare up a few rain showers and increase the clouds, but at this point it certainly doesn't look like a wash-out weekend is in the making. Return to index of stories...


TRASH CAN MISSILE-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS!

PEOPLE SAY IT SOUNDED LIKE AN EXPLOSION AFTER A SNOW PLOW HIT A TRASH CAN FULL OF ICE OVER THE WEEKEND.

IT SENT THE CAN FLYING LIKE A MISSLE --

INTO THIS NEW YORK CITY RESTAURANT.

YOU CAN SEE CUSTOMERS SCRAMBLING TO GET OUT OF THE WAY AFTER THE ICE BLASTED THROUGH THE WINDOWS -- SENDING GLASS FLYING EVERYWHERE.

IT HURT TWO PEOPLE. Return to index of stories...


STORM WARN JP OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST-PHC


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...


FORECAST-WXWALL


GREAT WEATHER CONTINUES

After an absolutely beautiful weekend of winter weather in Florida. the trend looks to continue for most of this week. Tonight will be mostly clear with temperatures cooling into the mid 50's. Lows will drop to the upper 40's in some of our cooler, inland locations. Tomorrow's forecast looks nice with mostly sunny weather throughout the day. Highs tomorrow will reach the lower 80's during the afternoon. A sea breeze by late day will cap the beach temperatures in the upper 70's. Dry weather is expected for the next 4 days before another cold front tries to move into Florida this weekend. The chance for rain is very low; however, you may notice a little increase in humidity each day this week. Winds will come around to the south/southeast by Thursday/Friday.

The weekend weather may scare up a few rain showers and increase the clouds, but at this point it certainly doesn't look like a wash-out weekend is in the making. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK PHOTO PRIVACY-TC MON


LIKE MANY MOTHERS -

ONE MARYLAND WOMAN POSTS PICTURES OF HER BABY ON FACEBOOK.

THOSE PICTURES ENDED UP IN AN AD!

LIZ CRENSHAW TELLS US HOW SHE FOUND OUT AND HAS A WARNIGN FOR YOU. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK PHOTO PRIVACY-PKG


ASHLEY WINKFIELD LOVES TAKING PICTURES OF HER SEVEN MONTH OLD SON JACKSON. AND SHE LOVES POSTING THEM ON FACEBOOK AND SHARING THEM WITH HER FRIENDS.

"I would say maybe on a weekly basis i'm publishing anywhere from maybe one to ten pictures of him."

BUT WHAT WINKFIELD DIDN'T KNOW WAS WHERE JACKSON'S PHOTO WOULD END UP.

UNTIL A FRIEND SENT HER A TEXT MESSAGE.

"and she said, by the, way your baby is a superstar."

THIS PHOTO OF JACKSON ENDED UP ON HER FRIENDS FACEBOOK NEWSFEED IN AN AD FOR CREST WHITESTRIPS

"it was a picture of my son that i'd taken of him rather recently smiling toothless, in the bathtub. i was shocked."

WINKFIELD HAD NO IDEA HOW HER SONS PHOTO ENDED UP IN A SPONSORED AD. SHE HAD NOT BEEN CONTACTED BY FACEBOOK OR CREST AND YET THERE WAS JACKSON "SELLING" CREST WHITE STRIPS.

"they've covered their bases as far as giving themselves wide permission."

HUDSON KINGSTON IS THE LEGAL DIRECTOR AT THE NON-PROFIT, CENTER FOR DIGITAL DEMOCRACY.

HE SAYS FACEBOOK'S LATEST PRIVACY LANGUAGE IS VERY BROAD.

IT SAYS IN PART:

"YOU GRANT US A NON-EXCLUSIVE, TRANSFERABLE, SUB-LICENSABLE, ROYALTY-FREE, WORLDWIDE LICENSE TO USE ANY I-P CONTENT THAT YOU POST ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH FACEBOOK. "

"they're trying to protect themselves against future privacy lawsuits."

WE CONTACTED FACEBOOK TO FIND OUT HOW JACKSON'S PICTURE ENDED UP IN A SPONSORED AD. FACEBOOK SAYS IT WAS.". THE RESULT OF AN ISOLATED BUG THAT WE ARE NOW FIXING. NO ONE ELSE SAW THE IMAGE BEYOND THE INDIVIDUAL THAT VIEWED IT"

FACEBOOK GOES ON " WE DO NOT SHARE OR SELL PEOPLE'S PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ADVERTISERS, AND WE DO NOT USE PEOPLE'S PHOTOS IN ADS."

FACEBOOK SAYS USERS OWN THEIR PHOTOS AND CONTENT THEY POST.

AS FAR AS THE "WORLDWIDE LICENSE" USERS GRANT FACEBOOK. THE COMPANY SAYS IT IS ".REQUIRED TO HAVE THE NECESSARY LICENSE SO THAT WE CAN SHOW YOUR PHOTOS TO YOUR FRIENDS."

CREST TOLD US IT ". DID NOT DEVELOP, COMMISSION NOR APPROVE THIS ADVERTISEMENT."

MISTAKE OR NOT. KINGSTON SAYS IF YOU WANT TOTAL CONTROL OVER YOUR PHOTOS.

"there's the option of not uploading the stuff to facebook"

WINKFIELD SAYS SHE'S NOT ANGRY. JUST SURPRISED.

"it is a picture i put out in the public. i guess maybe this is maybe the beginning of his modeling portfolio? " Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK PHOTO PRIVACY-OC TAG


ONE MORE THING - IF YOU WANT TO PROTECT YOUR FACEBOOK PHOTOS -- DO NOT CHOOSE THE *PUBLIC* SETTING IN YOUR FACEBOOK PRIVACY SETTINGS. Return to index of stories...


JK ROWLING NEW BOOK-VOTOPS


"HARRY POTTER" AUTHOR J-K ROWLING IS PLANNING TO PUBLISH A SECOND BOOK --

UNDER THE PSEUDONYM ROBERT GALBRAITH.

SHE'LL CALL IT THE SILKWORM."

YOU'LL SEE IT THIS SUMMER --

PUBLISHED ON JUNE 19TH.

THE BOOK IS A FOLLOW-UP TO CRIME NOVEL "THE CUCKOO'S CALLING" - WHICH SOARED IN SALES LAST YEAR AFTER ROWLING REVEALED SHE HAD WRITTEN IT UNDER A PSEUDONYM. Return to index of stories...


NIKE SELF TYING SHOES-VO


IT'S SOMETHING STRAIGHT OUT OF THE MOVIES.

NIKE IS PLANNING TO MAKE SELF-TYING SHOES NEXT YEAR.

THEY'RE SIMILAR TO WHAT YOU SAW IN "BACK TO THE FUTURE TWO."

A NIKE DESIGNER CONFIRMED THE NEWS DURING AN APPEARANCE IN NEW ORLEANS LAST WEEK.

MICHAEL J. FOX'S CHARACTER -- MARTY MCFLY - WORE SELF-TYING NIKE MAGS IN THE MOVIE FOR THE YEAR 20-15.

BACK IN 2011 - NIKE RELEASED LIMITED EDITION MAGS ON EBAY.

THOSE SHOES DIDN'T HAVE THE LACEUP TECHNOLOGY. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE FIVE------------


BECAUSE 14 WASN'T ENOUGH.

MEET THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THIS FAMILY.

NUMBER 15.

WHY THESE PARENTS SAY TO THEM IT DOESN'T SEEM LIKE THEY HAVE A HUGE FAMILY AT ALL.

SEE HOW THEY BALANCE ALL OF THEIR BABIES. Return to index of stories...


TZ5 A FAMILY'S 15TH CHILD-VO


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FAMILY'S 15TH CHILD-OC


YOU CAN CALL THEM ATLANTA'S VERSION OF THE DUGGARS.

LACHELLE AND JEROME ADKINS OF MCDONOUGH, GEORGIA WELCOMED THEIR 15TH CHILD ON SATURDAY.

A BEAUTIFUL BABY GIRL -- WHICH MAKES NINE DAUGHTERS AND SIX SONS FOR THE COUPLE.

BONNIE SCHNEIDER TALKED WITH THE PROUD PARENTS ABOUT WHY THEY KEEP GOING AND GOING AND GOING. Return to index of stories...


FAMILY'S 15TH CHILD-PKG


BABY HOPE MONIQUE IS THE YOUNGEST OF THE GROUP, WHICH INCLUDES TWO OTHER CHILDREN PREVIOUSLY FATHERED BY HUSBAND JEROME.

THAT BRINGS THE FAMILY'S GRAND TOTAL TO 15 KIDS.

LACHELLE HAS SPENT THE BETTER PART OF THE PAST TWO DECADES EITHER PREGNANT OR NURSING.

"I read the Bible, and it said be fruitful and multiply. I closed the Bible up and said, 'We serve a good God.'"

WITH 15 KIDS, THE ADKINS FAMILY IS LARGE ENOUGH TO HAVE THEIR OWN REALITY SHOW. LACHELLE ADKINS SAID THAT'S A POSSIBILITY.

"Like two, maybe one. No, no where near that." Return to index of stories...


FAMILY'S 15TH CHILD-OC TAG


THAT WAS BONNIE SCHNEIDER REPORTING.

THE MOTHER AND FATHER WON'T RULE OUT THE POSSIBILITY OF HAVING MORE CHILDREN.

IN THE MEANTIME -- THEY'RE EXPECTING THEIR FIRST GRANDCHILD THIS SUMMER. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP


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COMING UP AT 6PM------------


00:59:55 it's hard, so hard. You have to trust in the lord. 01:00:02

TODAY WEIGHS HEAVY ON THE HEARTS OF A FORT MYERS FAMILY.

HEAR FROM A WOMAN NOW PREPARING TO BURY HER GRANDSON AFTER THE LATEST MURDER IN LEE COUNTY.

PLUS -- VANDALS STRIKE A CAPE CORAL HIGH SCHOOL --

FOR THE THIRD TIME SINCE DECEMBER!

AHEAD AT SIX -- THE DAMAGE DONE AT IDA BAKER.

AND ONCE AGAIN -- IT'S TIME TO GET THOSE TICKETS.

THE POWERBALL JACKPOT IS CLIMBING.

DETAILS ON THE NEXT DRAWING -- AND HOW MUCH YOU CAN WIN.

JUST TWO MINUTES AWAY ON THE NEWS AT SIX. Return to index of stories...


TZ 6 1) FATAL SHOOTING-SOTVO


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TZ 6 2) IDA BAKER RAMPAGE-VOTOPS


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TZ 6 3) POWERBALL-VOTOPS


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CLOSE-2SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...


HEADLINES


00:56:05 somebody's child got shot an killed.

MURDER IN FORT MYERS --

NOW AT SIX -- HEAR FROM THE YOUNG VICTIM'S FAMILY --

AND NEIGHBORS CALLING FOR AN END TO VIOLENCE.

0027 "We are entitled to and demand clean water in Florida."

FIGHTING TO FIX OUR WATER.

TONIGHT -- ACTIVISTS ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PREPARE TO TAKE ON TALLAHASSEE.

"you think about death because when you can't get that breath in it's such a miserable feeling"

A FEELING MILLIONS OF AMERICANS HAVE EXPERIENCED --

NOW AT SIX --

THE NEW TREATMENT FOR ASTHMA THAT'S SAVING PATIENTS TREATMENTS AND TRIPS TO THE E-R. Return to index of stories...


HL1) FATAL SHOOTING-SOTVO


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HL2) WATER RALLY-TRX-SOTVO


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HL3) ASTHMA-TRX-SOTVO


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DEVELOPING STORY OPEN-CLIP


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FATAL SHOOTING LATEST-VOTOPS BNC


WE START AT SIX WITH DEVELOPING NEWS --

THE TRIGGER MAN IN A DEADLY FORT MYERS SHOOTING THIS MORNING IS STILL ON THE RUN TONIGHT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY SOMEONE SHOT AND KILLED 21-YEAR-OLD CREGG IVEY IN CENTRAL FORT MYERS.

THIS IS THE CITY'S SECOND HOMICIDE OF THE YEAR.

A-B-C 7'S CHARLIE KEEGAN HAS BEEN FOLLOWING THIS STORY ALL DAY FOR US.

HE JOINS US LIVE WITH WHAT HE HAS UNCOVERED.

CHARLIE -- Return to index of stories...


FATAL SHOOTING LATEST-REM-1 LIVE


POLICE ARE BEING TIGHT LIPPED ABOUT THIS INVESTIGATION.

WE DON'T KNOW A MOTIVE FOR THE SHOOTING OR IF POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED

A SUSPECT.

WE DO KNOW THIS CAR PORT BEHIND ME IS WHERE POLICE FOUND CREGG IVEY'S BODY.

POLICE SAY HE WAS AT THE INTESECTION OF HANSON STREET AND CENTRAL

AVENUE WHEN HE WAS SHOT.

UNFORTUNATELY THE PEOPLE IN THIS COMMUNITY ARE BECOMING USED TO THE VIOLENCE. Return to index of stories...


FATAL SHOOTING LATEST-PKG


Nats-

THE CRIME SCENE TRUCK IS A FAMILIAR SIGHT TO PEOPLE IN THIS CENTRAL

FORT MYERS NEIGHBORHOOD.

Ms. Powell, Community Member

00:56:42 it's so common now to hear that a bw 15 and 21 year old young

black man done got killed. It's common now. 00:56:35

THIS TIME IT WAS 21-YEAR-OLD CREGG IVEY WHO DIED- SHOT TO DEATH THIS MORNING.

Lula Bell Brown, Victim's Grandmother

1:00:35 sad it's really sad. So much happens, lord have mercy. 1:00:45

IVEY'S GRANDMOTHER STILL CAN'T UNDERSTAND WHY HER GRANDSON'S LIFE

TAKEN IN BROAD DAYLIGHT.

Lula Bell Brown, Victim's Grandmother

00:59:55 it's hard, so hard. You have to trust in the lord. 01:00:02

SHE REMEMBERS IVEY SAYING HE WANTED TO DIE BEFORE HER- HE COULDN'T

IMAGINE LIVING WITHOUT HIS GRANDMOTHER AND OTHER RELATIVES.

NOW SHE HAS TO GO ON REMEMBERING THE LAST TIME SHE SAW HER GRANDSON

- JUST LAST SATURDAY.

Lula Bell Brown, Victim's Grandmother

01:02:14 and he gave me a hug and a kiss and joked around and played

around with me 01:02:18

OTHERS ARE TIRED OF HAVING ONLY MEMORIES.

MS POWELL LIVES A FEW BLOCKS AWAY AND IS CALLING ON THE COMMUNITY

TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND STOP THE VIOLENCE.

Ms. Powell, Community Member

00:57:41 if they get some programs together and let some of these

children work at 14,15 and have some youth program where kids can get

jobs, they may have other things to do than to go out and tote guns

around. 00:57:52 Return to index of stories...


FATAL SHOOTING LATEST-REM-1 LIVE


THE CRIME SCENE TAPE IS ALL GONE- BUT THE POLICE INVESTIGATION IS IN

THE BEGINNING STAGES.

DETECTIVES ARE STILL LOOKING FOR THE SHOOTER.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION - POLICE ARE OFFERING A REWARD.

JUST CALL THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

IN FM CK ABC 7. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH CAR FIRE-VOWIPE


A LEHIGH ACRES WOMAN FEARS FOR HER LIFE.

SOMEONE SET HER CAR ON FIRE AND GRAFFITIED A RACIAL SLUR ACROSS THE FRONT OF HER HOUSE.

KELA HUNTE SAYS FIREFIGHTERS WOKE HER UP TO SHOW HER THE DAMAGE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT.

WHAT SHE FOUND TERRIFIED HER.

HER CAR SCORCHED AND THE N WORD SPRAYPAINTED ON HER GARAGE.

TONIGHT THE SINGLE MOTHER WORRIES ABOUT THE SAFETY OF HER AND HER SON. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH CAR FIRE-SOTVO


Kela Hunte

Lehigh Acres

7 seconds

Hell yea I'm scared- I slept on the couch with clothes and shoes on

and the blinds open last night

6 seconds

I have a son who comes home and let himself In- how do I tell him he's

supposed to feel safe?

HUNT ASKED DEPUTIES ABOUT HOW TO GET OUT OF HER HOUSING LEASE BECAUSE OF SAFETY.

SHE SAYS SHE MIGHT MOVE. Return to index of stories...


IDA BAKER RAMPAGE-VO


NEW AT SIX --

A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD IS SHREDDED TONIGHT.

AND YOU CAN BLAME A GOLF CART JOY RIDE FOR THAT.

THE FIELD GOT TORN UP SATURDAY MORNING AT IDA BAKER HIGH SCHOOL IN CAPE CORAL.

THE SCHOOL'S ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL TOLD DEPUTIES SOMEONE CUT CHAINS ON TWO GOLF CARTS AND DROVE THEM ONTO THE FIELD -- DAMAGING THE FIELD AND THE CARTS.

AN INVESTIGATOR DISCOVERED SOMEONE HAD CUT THE LOCK ON A NEARBY FENCE.

SCHOOL SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHOWED SOMEONE ON THE PROPERTY ABOUT TWO IN THE MORNING.

THIS IS THE THIRD TIME THIS HAS HAPPENED SINCE LATE DECEMBER. Return to index of stories...


GREYHOUND DEATHS-VOWIPE


AT LEAST 2 GREYHOUND DOGS HAVE DIED IN THE PAST YEAR AT THE NAPLES FORT MYERS GREYHOUND TRACK

THE SAD NEWS IS PART OF A NEW REPORT FROM THE MIAMI HERALD.

THE PAPER REPORTS 74 GREYHOUNDS DIED FROM LAST MAY TO DECEMBER AT FLORIDA'S 13 TRACKS.

BY LAW TRACK OWNERS HAVE TO MAKE THE NUMBERS PUBLIC. Return to index of stories...


GREYHOUND DEATHS-SOTVO


---SOT---

PHONER

Izzy Havenick, Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track Owner

:13-:18

First of all people have to understand that we don't own the dogs ourselves. The dogs are owned by individual people.

BUTT TO

02:59-3:03

We do everything in our power to ensure the safety and well-being of the animals.

THIS WEEK - IN TALLAHASSEE THE LARGEST U-S GREYHOUND PROTECTION GROUP PLANS TO RELEASE MORE DETAILS ON HOW THOSE 74 GREYHOUND DIED.

THEY'LL ALSO TALK ABOUT TWO PROPOSED BILLS TO REQUIRE FLORIDA TRACKS TO REPORT GREYHOUND INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


WATER RALLY PREVIEW-OC


LOCAL ACTIVISTS ARE READY TO SEND A STRONG MESSAGE TO TALLHASSEE --

WE WANT A WATER FIX AND WE WANT IT NOW.

THEY'RE TRYING TO GET IT NOW --

TRAVELING TO TALLAHASSEE TOMORROW -

THEY'RE HOPPING ON BUSES IN NAPLES - FORT MYERS - SARASOTA - AND ACROSS THE STATE - DEMANDING POLITICANS SIGN THE CLEAN WATER DECLARATION.

A-B-C 7'S STEVE CAMPION FOUND OUT WHAT THAT DECLARATION CALLS FOR. Return to index of stories...


WATER RALLY PREVIEW-PKG


0150 "We see all the time the pictures on the news from the dead dolphins, the dead manatees, the fish kills, the way our beaches."

DRAMATIC IMAGES SEEN ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA -

". look that is Florida's image that is being broadcasted."

PUSH SOME TO STAND UP.

0348 "It makes me feel angry."

THEY CHANNEL ONE MESSAGE -

0027 "We are entitled to and demand clean water in Florida."

AND DIRECT IT TO THOSE IN POWER.

0451 "We knew the legislators would be in place. We knew it was our chance."

16-YEAR OLD DELANIE KIRWAN PLANS TO MAKE THE TRIP TO TALLAHASSEE TOMORROW -

URGING LAWMAKERS TO SIGN THE "FLORIDIANS' CLEAN WATER DECLARATION."

05 31 "We learn in science class water is the essence of life and humans are 70 percent water."

1502 "Here near the Sanibel Causeway here's all the proof you need. these boats show you why this water means so much to this area's tourism and quality of life."

1300 "The idea was to ignore the actual ecological problem and carry on as if you're turning a blind idea to it."

ACTIVISTS ARGUE -

THE "TALLY RALLY" IS ABOUT FINDING A PERMANENT SOLUTION FOR THE DIRTY WATER.

1356 "If one person walks away a little more educated then it's a victory."

SOMETHING, THEY SAY STARTS WITH EVERY PERSON.

0717 "They say ignorance is bliss but knowledge is power. I think as soon as people start understanding and realizing what's going we're going to be able to change that and we need your help to do it." Return to index of stories...


FREEDOM MEMORIAL BRICKS-VOWIPE


TO CELEBRATE PRESIDENT'S DAY - DOZENS OF FAMILIES IN COLLIER COUNTY MADE IT OUT TO THE FREEDOM MEMORIAL IN NAPLES.

FAMILIES BOUGHT BRICKS TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY.

CREWS ADDED ANOTHER 30 BRICKS TODAY.

THE MEMORIAL NOW HAS MORE THAN ONE-THOUSAND BRICKS.

ORGANIZERS ARE LOOKING TO RAISE ANOTHER 600-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO COMPLETE THE FREEDOM MEMORIAL. Return to index of stories...


FREEDOM MEMORIAL BRICKS-SOTVO


Francis Kelly/Naples, Retired NYCFirefighter

"I went through my whole life with them.and they were the best friends I had.and then you lose them and you miss them."

Shirley Hoerle/Naples

"I'm very proud to be here because I'm very proud of what my husband has done for the service and our country and helping preserve our freedoms we have today."

IF YOU WANT TO BUY A BRICK OR DONATE - HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE ABC-7.COM. Return to index of stories...


EDISON STATE AD-VOWIPE


A NEW ERA OF SPORTS IS STARTING AT EDISON STATE COLLEGE --

AFTER A 17 YEAR BRAEK.FROM ATHLETICS.

TODAY, THE SCHOOL OFFICALLY INTRODUCED CARL MCALOOSE AS ITS NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR.

IF THE THE NAME SOUNDS FAMILIAR --

MCALOOSE WAS ALSO THE FIRST ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT F-G-C-U.

MCALOOSE SAYS HE PLANS TO HAVE THE FIRST SPORTS PROGRAMS AT EDISON RUNNING BY THE FALL OF 2015.

HE'S HOPING TO RE-ESTABLISH BASEBALL, SOFTBALL, AND BASKETBALL FOR THE BUCCANEERS. Return to index of stories...


EDISON STATE AD-SOTVO


25:38 "I think we'll be able to attract because of the campus location, because of the beauty of the campus I think we're going to attract some unbelievable coaches and administrators

AT A PRICE TAG OF ABOUT 150-THOUSAND A YEAR FOR EACH SPORT, MCALOOSE SAY THE SUCCESS OF THE PROGRAM THIS TIME AROUND WILL DEPEND HEAVILY ON COMMUNITY SUPPORT.

IN SHORT, THEY NEED FANS TO BUY TICKETS. Return to index of stories...


LEE SPORTS TOURISM-OTS CGFULL


2013 WAS A RECORD YEAR FOR SPORTS TOURISM IN LEE COUNTY.

THE COUNTY REPORTS 60 MILLION DOLLARS IN VISITOR SPENDING FROM AMATEUR SPORTING EVENTS.

NOT ONLY THAT BUT THE COUNTY ALSO HOSTED MORE THAN 100 EVENTS TO BRING ABOUT 137 THOUSAND TOURISTS. Return to index of stories...


POWERBALL-OTS VO


JUST TWO DAYS TO BUY YOUR TICKETS FOR A CHANCE AT MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

THE POWERBALL JACKPOT HAS CLIMBED TO MORE THAN 400-MILLION DOLLARS FOR WEDNESDAY'S DRAWING.

THE NEW JACKPOT'S LUMP-SUM PAYOUT HOVERS AROUND 228 MILLION DOLLARS.

NO ONE HAD THE WINNING TICKET IN SATURDAYS' DRAWING -- SO EXPECT TO SEE A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT BUYING TICKETS FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

AND YOU CAN SEE THE DRAWING - LIVE -- WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 11 - RIGHT HERE ON A-B-C 7. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP


NEXT AT 6 OPEN Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE


"you think about death because when you can't get that breath in it's such a miserable feeling"

SHE WAS THINKING ABOUT DEATH -- AND SO DO MANY OTHER ASTHMA SUFFERERS WHEN THEY HAVE AN ATTACK.

WELL NOW -- DOCTORS MAY HAVE COME UP WITH A SOLUTION THAT COULD SAVE LIVES.

AND - NO THIS VIDEO IS NOT PLAYING BACKWARDS -- WE'LL EXPLAIN WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT COMING UP.

WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A ASTHMA TREATMENT-SOTVO


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TZ1 B CAR JUMP-VOTOPS


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WX TEASE-WXWALL


After an absolutely beautiful weekend of winter weather in Florida. the trend looks to continue for most of this week. Tonight will be mostly clear with temperatures cooling into the mid 50's. Lows will drop to the upper 40's in some of our cooler, inland locations. Tomorrow's forecast looks nice with mostly sunny weather throughout the day. Highs tomorrow will reach the lower 80's during the afternoon. A sea breeze by late day will cap the beach temperatures in the upper 70's. Dry weather is expected for the next 4 days before another cold front tries to move into Florida this weekend. The chance for rain is very low; however, you may notice a little increase in humidity each day this week. Winds will come around to the south/southeast by Thursday/Friday.

The weekend weather may scare up a few rain showers and increase the clouds, but at this point it certainly doesn't look like a wash-out weekend is in the making. Return to index of stories...


JP STORMWARN OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


GREAT WEATHER CONTINUES

After an absolutely beautiful weekend of winter weather in Florida. the trend looks to continue for most of this week. Tonight will be mostly clear with temperatures cooling into the mid 50's. Lows will drop to the upper 40's in some of our cooler, inland locations. Tomorrow's forecast looks nice with mostly sunny weather throughout the day. Highs tomorrow will reach the lower 80's during the afternoon. A sea breeze by late day will cap the beach temperatures in the upper 70's. Dry weather is expected for the next 4 days before another cold front tries to move into Florida this weekend. The chance for rain is very low; however, you may notice a little increase in humidity each day this week. Winds will come around to the south/southeast by Thursday/Friday.

The weekend weather may scare up a few rain showers and increase the clouds, but at this point it certainly doesn't look like a wash-out weekend is in the making. Return to index of stories...


ASTHMA TREATMENT-TCMON


ASTHMA CAN BE SO SEVERE THAT IT OFTEN SENDS MANY TO THE E-R AND SOMETIMES CAN KILL.

MEDICINES AND INHALERS CAN HELP BUT DON'T ALWAYS STOP THE ATTACKS.

TONIGHT IN YOUR ABC7 HEALTHY LIVING -- TAKE A LOOK AT THE UNIQUE TREATMENT THAT COULD SAVE LIVES. Return to index of stories...


ASTHMA TREATMENT-PKG


"you think about death because when you can't get that breath in it's such a miserable feeling"

NICHOLE MOSES IS TALKING ABOUT HER ASTHMA; WHICH SHE KNOWS CAN TURN LIFE THREATENING WHEN INHALER AND MEDICATIONS DON'T WORK.

"i would end up in the hospital for maybe 7-12 days"

THREE TO FOUR TIMES A YEAR FOR NEARLY 15 YEARS. THEN DR AVI ISHAAYA SUGGESTED A NEW PROCEDURE CALLED BRONCHIAL THERMOPLASTY WHICH HEATS UP THE INSIDE OF THE BREATHING TUBES WHICH BECOME INFLAMED OVER TIME, MAY THICKEN AND THEN CONTRACT EVEN TIGHTER DURING AN ACUTE ATTACK

HEATING THE SMOOTH TISSUE HAS BEEN SHOWN TO BLOCK THE CONTRACTION AND TIGHTENING AND

"helps reduce the amount of muscle tissue surrounding the bronchial walls."

"there's no destruction that occurs to the tissue at all"

HERE'S HOW ITS DONE

AFTER ANESTHESIA IS GIVEN, THE DOCTOR INSERTS A FLEXIBLE TUBE THROUGH THE MOUTH OR NOSE GUIDING IT TO LUNGS. HE THEN EXTENDS A SPECIAL TIP FROM THE TUBE THAT USES RADIO WAVES TO HEAT THE SMOOTH MUSCLE.

IT TAKES 3 TREATMENTS TO HEAT UP ENOUGH OF THE MUSCLE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND STUDIES SHOW SIGNIFICANT CHANGES

"over 30 percent reductions in asthma exacerbations and about an 80 percent or so reduction in visits to the emergency rooms, hospitalizations"

FOR NICOLE THE NUMBER WAS ONE HUNDRED PERCENT REDUCTION-NO HOSPITALIZATIONS AT ALL IN …

ISHAAYA SAYS THESE BENEFITS SHOULD LAST AT LEAST 5 YEARS IF NOT LONGER. NICOLE ISN'T WASTING ANY TIME. SHE BOUGHT A NEW CAR AND IS DOING ALL THE THINGS HER ASTHMA HAD ONCE KEPT FROM HER.

"it was like a weight had been lifted I didn't have to worry from dying from asthma or not being able to breath." Return to index of stories...


ASTHMA TREATMENT-OC TAG


THE PROCEDURE SHOULD REDUCE THE NEED FOR AN INHALER.

INSURANCE USUALLY COVERS IT.

IF YOU PAY OUT OF POCKET THE TREATMENT COULD COST NEARLY 15-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


CAR JUMP-VO


YOU GOTTA *SEE* THIS NEXT PIECE OF VIDEO --

TO BELIEVE IT.

IN A GRAVITY DEFYING STUNT -- M-T-V STAR AND FORMER PROFESSIONAL SKATEBOARDER ROB DYRDEK DROVE A CHEVROLET SONIC IN THE FARTHEST REVERSE RAMP JUMP BY A CAR.

THE SPECTACULAR STUNT -- AT SIX FLAGS MAGIC MOUNTAIN IN CALIFORNIA -- TOTALED ALMOST 90 FEET.

DYRDEK SUCCESSFULLY LANDED THE SONIC ON THE CATCH RAMP AND WAS ABLE TO DRIVE AWAY FROM THE STUNT TO MEET THE GUINNESS REQUIREMENTS - THEREBY QUALIFYING BOTH THE CAR AND THE DRIVER AS GUINNESS RECORD HOLDERS. Return to index of stories...


LONGTIME PIANO TEACHER-VOWIPE


"LOVE WHAT YOU DO AND YOU'LL NEVER WORK A DAY IN YOUR LIFE."

A TEXAS WOMAN HAS FOLLOWED THAT MANTRA FOR MORE THAN 80 YEARS.

FOR 81 YEARS RUTH PIGNOTTI'S TAUGHT PIANO.

SHE'S NOT STOPPING ANYTIME SOON.

THIS WEEK SHE TURNS 93 YEARS OLD.

SHE TAUGHT THROUGH THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND WORLD WAR TWO. Return to index of stories...


LONGTIME PIANO TEACHER-SOTVO


"If you don't play, it's gone! It's use it or lose it, that thing."

PIGNOTTI'S TAUGHT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS -- BAYLOR -- AND TEXAS.

NOW SHE GIVES LESSONS OUT OF HER HOUSE.

SHE SAYS SHE DOESN'T KNOW WHAT SHE WOULD DO IF SHE STOPPED. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO-POP


SPRING TRAINING IS HERE. AND IF YOU'RE A TWINS FANS. BUY A PROGRAM. A LOT OF NEW FACE ON THE ROSTER

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TZ2 SPORTS-VO


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WORLD NEWS TEASE-BLK-SOT


WORLD NEWS TEASE Return to index of stories...


TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN Return to index of stories...


TZ 7 1) FLORIDA SHARKS-VOTOPS-WIPE


IT'S THE WORST PLACE IN THE **WORLD FOR SHARK ATTACKS!

AND IT COULD BE RIGHT OUTSIDE YOUR BACK DOOR.

ALL NEW AT SEVEN ON SEVEN-

THE MOST DANGEROUS BEACHES IN FLORIDA-

WHERE THEY ARE-

AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO STAY SAFE! Return to index of stories...


TZ 7 2) ICE EXPLOSION-VOTOPS


IT LOOKS LIKE AN EXPLOSION-

INTO A RESTAURANT--

GLASS WAS FLYING-

PEOPLE-

SCRAMBLING TO GET AWAY.

AHEAD AT 7:00-

WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED-

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SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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BOSTON RED SOX-POPMON


THERE'S AN OLD ADDAGE IN SPRING TRAINING. WATCH ANYTHING YOU WANT. JUST NOT THE SCOREBOARD. IT REALLY DOESN'T MATTER. IN FACT. THE ONLY WINNERS IN THE SPRING.. ARE THE TEAMS THAT WALK AWAY HEALTHY. THE RED SOX HOPE TO STAY HEALTHY AND FIGURE OUT SOME ROSTER SPOTS. IN THE PROCESS Return to index of stories...


BOSTON RED SOX-VOTOPS


THE GLOVES WERE POPING TODAY. AT JETBLUE PARK.

PITCHERS AND CATCHERS HAD THEIR FIRST PRACTICE OF THE SPRING.

OF COURSE. THE FELLAS ARE EXCITED TO GET BACK TO WORK. FRESH OFF THEIR WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP.

THAT INCLUDES JON LESTER. WHO WON 2 GAMES IN THE WORLD SERIES.HELPING THE SOX WIN THEIR 8TH WORLD TITLE Return to index of stories...


BOSTON RED SOX-SOTTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


MINNESOTA TWINS-POPMON


THERE'S A SIGN THAT HANGS OUTSIDE HAMMOND STADIUM THAT READS. UNDER CONSTRUCTION. YOU COULD PROBABLY HANG THAT SIGN IN THE TWINS LOCKER ROOM AS WELL. THE TEAM. LIKE THE STATDIUM IS A WORK IN PROGRESS. A LOT OF NEW FACES ON THE ROSTER THIS SPRING. Return to index of stories...


MINNESOTA TWINS-VOTOPS


IN THE OFFSEASON. THE TWINS PITCHING STAFF GOT AN OVERHAUL.

WHICH INCLUDES VETERAN PITCHERS. PHIL HUGHES AND RICKEY NOLASCO.

BOTH GUYS HAVE HAD SUCCESS IN THE BIG LEAUGES.

AND IF THE TWINS BACK TO THE PLAYOFFS. FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2010.

MUCH OF THAT DEPENDS ON HUGHES AND NOLASCO Return to index of stories...


MINNESOTA TWINS-SOTTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


NICHOLS CUP-VOTOPS


FIDDLESTICKS COUNTRY CLUB IN FORT MYERS WAS THE PLACE TO BE ONCE AGAIN. FOR THE NICHOLS CUP.

THE CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENT IS HOSTED BY FORMER GOLF STAR BOBBY NICHOLS WHO WON 15 TIME ON THE PGA TOUR.

THE NICHOLS FOUNDATION. HAS RAISED MORE THAN 4 MILLION DOLLARS FOR CHARITIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


NICHOLS CUP-SOTTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA GATORS-VIDBOX


THE FLORIDA GATORS. NOW RANKED SECOND IN THE NATION.

THANKS IN LARGE PART TO THEIR BIG WIN AT KENTUCKY ON SATURDAY.

THE GATORS ARE NOW 12-0 IN THE SEC. BUT BILLY DONOVAN IS TELLING HIS GUYS. DON'T GET COMPLACENT Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA GATORS-SOTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


DUNBAR HOOPS-VOTOPS


THE DUNBAR TIGERS ARE STATE BOUND.

THE GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM. LEFT FOR LAKELAND TODAY. HITTING THE ROAD FOR THEIR SEMI-FINALS MATCH UP WITH JONES ON TUESDAY NIGHT.

THIS IS THE TIGERS 3RD STRAIGHT TRIP TO THE FINAL FOUR. Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE-4SHOT


4SHOTAD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...