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DIRECTORS PAGE HL1) BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP-VO-WIPE
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS HL2) FEWER TAX AUDITS-VO-WIPE
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS HL3) SHAQ BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB-VO-WIPE
HL1) NORTH NAPLES STRANGER DANGER-VO-WIPE 530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
HL2) MALAYSIA FLIGHT-VO-WIPE 530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL
HL3) SHAQ BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB-SOTVO GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SH-VO-POP
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP NORTH NAPLES STRANGER DANGER-VOTOPS
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL SLEEPOVER ARREST-OC SS VO
BREAKING: ACCIDENT-NAVI SLEEPOVER ARREST-SOTVO
NORTH NAPLES STRANGER DANGER-CLIP SOTVO COLLIER HOME INVASION-OC VO
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH MALAYSIA FLIGHT-CLIP EANIBOXES VO-FULL
NORTH NAPLES STRANGER DANGER-SOTVO GREG EAGLE HEARING-OC VO
SLEEPOVER ARREST-OC SS VO GREG EAGLE HEARING-SOTVO
COLLIER HOME INVASION-OC SOTVO CONNIE BAKER DEPUTY REPORT-OC
MALAYSIA FLIGHT-CLIP BNC VO BNC BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP-OC VO-WIPE
DUSTIN JAYE MURDER TRIAL-OC SS(2) BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP-SOTVO
LOWES ARREST-TRX SOTVO SS DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL REOPENS-OC VO-WIPE
GREG EAGLE HEARING-OC VO DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL REOPENS-SOTVO
ROLEX THEFT SURVEILLANCE-TRX VOTOPS SHAQ BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB-OC VO-WIPE
ESTERO MEETING-OC VO SHAQ BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB-SOTVO
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-SOT-VO
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON
OIL DRILLING LOOK AHEAD-OC VO PANTHER RELOCATED-OC VO
TOSS TO SAM 6:45 AM-CLIP 2SH-PUSH TOSS TO CLIFTON 5:45 AM-CLIP 2SH BOXES
SAM LIVE SHOT-LIVE LIVE SHOT-LIVEU2
IN STUDIO-TCMON CONFIRMED WATER MAIN BREAK-OC
IN STUDIO-VO STORMWARN ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS
IN STUDIO-TCMON STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR
STORMWARN ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS FEWER TAX AUDITS-TCMON VO
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL NEW SKIN CANCER TREATMENT-POP VO
CONFIRMED WATER MAIN BREAK PHANTOM PREGNANCY-TRX VOTOPS
NORFOLK BASE SHOOTING-TRX VOTOPS STRESS AND PREGNANCY-VOTOPS
WA MUDSLIDE-CLIP VO-TCMON ALL MALE COFFEE STAND-OC SS
CHICAGO TRAIN OP DOZING-VO-POP VO-FULL 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-SOTVO
PISTORIUS GF TEXTS-TRX VOTOPS 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
STAND YOUR GROUND-OC VO TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG
GOVERNOR CHRISTIE CLEARED-OC VO STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
JUDGE JOE BROWN IN JAIL-OC VO STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
SCOTUS OBAMACARE-OC VO STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS
GM RECALL LAWSUIT-OC VO OC TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS
HONEY SPILL-VOTOPS TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO GIRL SCOUT COOKIE RECORD-OC VO
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO GMA DWTS COLLIDE-2SHOT VO
SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP
AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS TS 1) NORTH NAPLES STRANGER DANGER-VOTOPS-WIPE
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL TS 2) DUSTIN JAYE MURDER TRIAL-VOTOPS-WIPE
STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS TS 3) NORFOLK BASE SHOOTING-VOTOPS-WIPE
TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS TS 4) MALAYSIA MISSING FLIGHT-VOTOPS-WIPE
TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS TS 5) WA MUDSLIDE-VOTOPS-WIPE
ASHTON AND MILA EXPECTING-CLIP VOTOPS TS 6) BRIGHT SCOLARSHIP-VOTOPS-WIPE
BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP FINAL WEATHER
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-3SH-WEB ANI
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS END TIME


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HL1) NORTH NAPLES STRANGER DANGER-VO-WIPE


LURING THEM IN. TO TAKE OFF.

THIS MORNING. A CLOSE CALL IN COLLIER COUNTY.

AFTER A MAN TRIES TO GET AWAY WITH TWO YOUNG CHILDREN. Return to index of stories...


HL2) MALAYSIA FLIGHT-VO-WIPE


PLUS. THE PRIME MINISTER SAYS. IT ENDED UP IN THE OCEAN.

BUT THIS MORNING. THE SEARCH IS SUSPENDED FOR MALAYSIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 370.

ABC-7 HAS THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


HL3) SHAQ BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB-SOTVO


good morning southwest florida you're watching channel 7

OUR OWN AMY SEDLACEK GOES ONE ON ONE WITH SHAQ!

WHY SHE'S STANDING UP TO THE NBA GREAT.

AND THE MESSAGE HE HAS FOR EVERY TEEN IN SWFL. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


PLENTY OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING

Tuesday morning starts with lots of showers across Southwest Florida. As the cold front that is driving all of this rain works its way south, the rain will come to an end during the late morning to midday time frame. Then, through the afternoon hours, cloud cover will slowly be clearing. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 70s. Winds will pick up from the west-northwest at 10-15 mph with higher gusts. Tonight, temperatures will cool into the lower 50s under mostly clear skies.

After the cool start tomorrow morning, highs will only rebound into the lower 70s under mostly sunny skies. Cloud cover, temperatures and humidity will increase through the end of the week and by this weekend we are looking at scattered showers back in Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


BREAKING: ACCIDENT-NAVI


FMPD IS INVESTIGATING A FATAL ACCIDENT RIGHT NOW.

IT HAPPENED AT VERONICA SHOEMAKER BOULEVARD AND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BOULEVARD.

IT INVOLVED A CAR AND PEDESTRIAN. THAT PEDESTRIAN DIED FROM INJURIES AT THE SCENE.

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BOULEVARD WESTBOUND LANES THAT TRAVEL INTO DOWNTOWN WILL BE CLOSED AT VERONICA SHOEMAKER BOULEVARD WHILE THE INCIDENT IS BEING INVESTIGATED. Return to index of stories...


NORTH NAPLES STRANGER DANGER-CLIP SOTVO


"it's scary. It really is. It's scary."

A STRANGER. TRYING TO LURE TWO YOUNG CHILDREN INTO HIS CAR. SHOOK UP A NEIGHBORHOOD IN NORTH NAPLES.

THE NINE AND 10 YEAR OLD GIRLS. SAY THEY WERE PLAYING OUTSIDE SUNDAY.

WHEN A MAN IN A BLACK S-U-V.

DANGLED A TEN-DOLLAR BILL OUT THE WINDOW. ASKING THEM TO GET INSIDE.

LUCKILY. THEY DIDN'T FALL FOR IT. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


THANKS FOR WAKING UP WITH ABC-7.

I'M CHANCE SEALES.

AND I'M AMY SEDLACEK.

THIS MORNING. AUTHORITIES HAVE NO LEADS. ON ANY POSSIBLE SUSPECTS.

THEY WERE ALERTED OF THE SITUATION WHEN THE GIRLS BOLTED FOR THEIR PARENTS. WHO CALLED 9-1-1.

BUT THE MAN DASHED OFF. BY THE TIME POLICE SHOWED UP/ Return to index of stories...


NORTH NAPLES STRANGER DANGER-SOTVO


#Ken Layne

#Victim's Father

"thank God they didn't take mine, but that doesn't mean they aren't going to get somebody else's"

#Hunter McLaughlin

#Knows Victims

19:41 "I didn't think that would happen in our neighborhood, out of any place."

THE NEIGHBORHOOD'S ON JOHNNY CAKE DRIVE, OFF I-75.

IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING. CALL AUTHORITIES. Return to index of stories...


SLEEPOVER ARREST-OC SS VO


THIS MORNING. A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN WAKES UP IN JAIL. FOR HIS HORRIFYING BEHAVIOR. AT HIS OWN DAUGHTER'S SLEEPOVER.

DEPUTIES SAY RANDY CONNOR GAVE HIS DAUGHTER AND HER TWO FRIENDS ALCOHOL --

THEN MOLESTED AND RECORDED ONE OF THE GIRLS.

TWO OF THE GIRLS ARE 12. ONE IS 11 YEARS OLD.

ONE TOLD DEPUTIES.

SHE WOKE UP TO FIND HER UNDERWEAR PULLED DOWN AND CONNOR STANDING OVER HER, RECORDING HER ON A TABLET.

SHE SAYS HE TOLD HER SHE HAD A BAD DREAM.

THE THREE GIRLS LATER FOUND THE VIDEO.

CONNNOR HAS NO BOND. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER HOME INVASION-OC SOTVO


COLLIER DEPUTIES ARRESTED A MAN. CAUGHT STEALING SOMETHING VERY STRANGE.

JANET GONZALEZ, MOTHER

14:49:50-:54 He had my little girl's panties on his pockets and one of the sink.

JANET GONZALEZ AND HER HUSBAND WERE ASLEEP. WHEN SHE SAYS THEY HEARD MANUEL RODRIGUEZ. BREAK INTO THEIR GOLEN GATE APARTMENT THIS WEEKEND.

THEY GRABBED BASEBALL BATS.

AND FOUND HIM IN THE DOWNSTAIRS BATHROOM.

THEN THEY CALLED DEPUTIES. WHO HAULED THE MAN OFF. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA FLIGHT-CLIP BNC VO BNC


MORE THAN 2 WEEKS SINCE MALAYSIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 370 WENT MISSING.

THE COUNTRY'S OFFICIALS SAID AN ANALYSIS OF SATELLITE DATA.

POINTS TO A "HEARTBREAKING" CONCLUSION.

THAT THE PLANE ENDED UP IN THE SOUTHERN REACHES OF THE INDIAN OCEAN. AND NONE OF THOSE ON BOARD SURVIVED.

THE PRIME MINISTER MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT. LEAVING EVERYONE WONDERING WHY IT WENT SO FAR OFF-COURSE.

MALAYSIA AIRLINES SAID IT'S OFFERING FAMILY MEMBERS FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EACH PASSENGER WHO WAS ABOARD.

AND PLANS TO MAKE ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS.

THE PROLONGED SEARCH CONTINUES.

AT THIS MOMENT IT'S ON HOLD FOR 24 HOURS. BECAUSE CONDITIONS IN THE WATER ARE TOO DANGEROUS. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE MURDER TRIAL-OC SS(2)


OPENING STATEMENTS BEGIN TODAY. IN THE TRIAL OF A MAN ACCUSED. OF A DEADLY HOME INVASION.

INVESTIGATORS SAY TWO MEN. BARGED INTO DEBBIE STRIANO'S HOUSE. IN THREE OAKS, BACK IN JULY 2012.

THEY'RE ACCUSED OF KILLING HER, DURING THE BREAK-IN.

DEPUTIES SAY BILLY RETHERFORD AND HIS NEPHEW -- DUSTIN JAYE -- TARGETED THE HOUSE BECAUSE THEY BELIEVED VALUABLES WERE INSIDE.

RETHERFORD DIED IN A SHOOTOUT WITH POLICE.

THE JUDGE DENIED THE DEFENSE'S REQUEST MONDAY. TO SUPPRESS CERTAIN EVIDENCE.

THE JURY IS NOW IN PLACE. Return to index of stories...


LOWES ARREST-TRX SOTVO SS


woman: why the bleep did you cut the line.

Man: because you're stupid."

THE WOMAN YOU SEE LETTING LOOSE. ON A MAN AT A CAPE CORAL LOEWS. REMAINS IN JAIL THIS MORNING.

SHE CLAIMS. HE CUT AHEAD OF HER IN LINE.

SHE'S CAUGHT ON CAMERA -- CURSING, KICKING AND THROWING MULCH FROM THE BED OF THE MAN'S PICKUP.

OFFICERS ARRESTED *AUTUMN GLICK* MONDAY.

THIS MORNING SHE'S CHARGED WITH BATTERY ON A PERSON 65 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.

SHE'S IN WITHOUT BOND. Return to index of stories...


GREG EAGLE HEARING-OC VO


GREG EAGLE MADE BIG MONEY, AS A REALTOR IN CAPE CORAL. WILL HAVE TO PAY UP. FOR HIS FRAUD SCHEME.

THIS IS VIDEO OF EAGLE FROM JANUARY. AFTER LEARNING HIS SENTENCE.

HE TOOK OUT A MORTGAGE ON A PROPERTY. AND NEVER TOLD THE INVESTORS WHO OWNED IT.

NOW, HE OWES 17-MILLION DOLLARS TO THE BANK -- AND 6 MILLION TO INVESTORS.

MANY LOST THEIR SAVINGS IN THE SCAM.

A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT. IS MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH STATE COURT. Return to index of stories...


ROLEX THEFT SURVEILLANCE-TRX VOTOPS


A THIEF'S CAUGHT ON CAMERA STEALING. FROM A SLEEPING MAN!

IT HAPPENED IN THE "TOWN AND RIVER DRIVE NEIGHBORHOOD" OF SOUTH FORT MYERS.

IT TOOK THE BURGLAR ABOUT TWO MINUTES TO STEAL A ROLEX, CASH AND AN AMERICAN EXPRESS CARD.

DETECTIVES THINK THE BURGLAR FOLLOWED THE MAN FROM A STRIP CLUB ON FOWLER STREET.

IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING, CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO MEETING-OC VO


ESTERO'S COMMUNITY LEADERS, ARE LOOKING FOR AN UPGRADE.

A PLANNING GROUP. UNVEILED THE *FINAL DRAFT OF THEIR *COMMUNITY PLAN*. TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN.

IT'S BEEN ALMOST FOUR YEARS IN THE MAKING.

COVERING TOPICS FORM TRANSPORTATION. TO GREEN SPACE. TO ATTRACTING BUSINESS.

AFTER THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY. IT WILL NEED TO BE APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, AS WELL AS THE STATE. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


WE'VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR THIS PICTURE.

A 7 FOOT TALL SHAQ

WITH 5 FOOT AMY

CHANCE: YOU DIDN'T GET MUCH SLEEP

AMY: ABOUT AN HOUR NAP

GREAT EVENT

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB YOUTH OF THE YEAR AWARD.

DICK VITALE WAS THERE TOO.AWESOME SPEECH

THANISE MARC CONGRATULATIONS. AMAZING GIRL

BUT SHAQ WAS HILARIOUS.

PICKED ME UP ON STAGE

LEARNED HE NEVER REALLY LIKED BASKETBALL

SAYS BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB SAVED HIS LIFE. GAVE HIM SOMETHING TO DO

MESSAGE TO ALL TEENS. FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS.

NEVER GIVE UP

JAY AND PATTY BAKER GAVE ONE MILLION TO CLUB

HEAR MORE FROM SHAQ NEXT HALF HOUR. Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


SHAQ ATTACK!!

AMY WENT ON STAGE WITH THE NBA GREAT LAST NIGHT

CHANCE: YOU'RE SHORT. GUESS YOU GOT A LIFT?

AMY: YES TO THE DELIGHT OF THE CROWD SHAQ PICKED ME UP

HE'S 7 FOOT

I'M 5 FOOT 3 WITH HEELS.

SITTING DOWN. ME STANDING UP HE'S STILL TALLER

HE WAS THERE TO TALK TO BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB YOUTH OF THE YEAR

ALONG WITH DICK VITALE

CONGRATS TO THANISE MARC

CLUB GOT GIFT OF 1 MILLION FROM JAY AND PATTY BAKER

HIS MESSAGE. NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAMS

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STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


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.

PLENTY OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING

Tuesday morning starts with lots of showers across Southwest Florida. As the cold front that is driving all of this rain works its way south, the rain will come to an end during the late morning to midday time frame. Then, through the afternoon hours, cloud cover will slowly be clearing. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 70s. Winds will pick up from the west-northwest at 10-15 mph with higher gusts. Tonight, temperatures will cool into the lower 50s under mostly clear skies.

After the cool start tomorrow morning, highs will only rebound into the lower 70s under mostly sunny skies. Cloud cover, temperatures and humidity will increase through the end of the week and by this weekend we are looking at scattered showers back in Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON


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OIL DRILLING LOOK AHEAD-OC VO


A STATE COMMITTEE DECIDES THIS WEEK. WHETHER TO RECOMMEND A CONTROVERSIAL OIL DRILLING PROJECT IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

THE DRILLING COMPANY WANTS TO SEARCH FOR OIL NEAR DOZENS OF HOUSES IN COLLIER COUNTY.

ON FRIDAY --

THE BIG CYPRESS SWAMP ADVISORY COMMITTEE WILL MAKE A RECOMMENDATION TO A SPECIAL STATE JUDGE.

THAT MEETING IS PUBLIC.

IT'S 10:30 TO 5:30 IN COLLIER COUNTY COMMISSION CHAMBERS. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO SAM 6:45 AM-CLIP 2SH-PUSH


RIGHT NOW. WE'RE ON SCENE OF A FATAL ACCIDENT IN LEE COUNTT.

IT HAPPENED AT VERONICA SHOEMAKER AND MLK BOULEVARDS.

OUR VERY OWN SAM SWEENEY IS LIVE AT THE SCENE. WITH THE DETAILS AND WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE.

SAM. Return to index of stories...


SAM LIVE SHOT-LIVE


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IN STUDIO-TCMON


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IN STUDIO-VO


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IN STUDIO-TCMON


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STORMWARN ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


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.

PLENTY OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING

Tuesday morning starts with lots of showers across Southwest Florida. As the cold front that is driving all of this rain works its way south, the rain will come to an end during the late morning to midday time frame. Then, through the afternoon hours, cloud cover will slowly be clearing. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 70s. Winds will pick up from the west-northwest at 10-15 mph with higher gusts. Tonight, temperatures will cool into the lower 50s under mostly clear skies.

After the cool start tomorrow morning, highs will only rebound into the lower 70s under mostly sunny skies. Cloud cover, temperatures and humidity will increase through the end of the week and by this weekend we are looking at scattered showers back in Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


CONFIRMED WATER MAIN BREAK


BREAKING NEW RIGHT NOW IN LEE COUNTY.

WE'RE LEARNING OF A WATER MAIN BREAK. ON TIMES SQUARE IN FORT MYERS BEACH.

THE LEAK IS NOT EXACTLY LOCATED.

THEY HAVE TO SHUTOFF ALL THE WATER.

THAT WILL AFFECT ALL THE BUSINESSES IN TIMES SQUARE.

WE KNOW CREWS WILL HAVE TO PULL UP A BUNCH OF THE PAVERS TO FIND THE PROBLEM. Return to index of stories...


NORFOLK BASE SHOOTING-TRX VOTOPS


THIS MORNING. A SHOOTING IS UNDER INVESTIGATION AT NAVaL STATION NORFOLK. IN VRIGINIA.

A BASE SPOKESWOMAN SAYS IT happened AROUND 11-TWENTY MONDAY NIGHT. LEAVING TWO DEAD.

We know IT HAPPENED ON BOARD THE USS MAHAN AT PIER 1

THOSE KILLED WERE A SAILOR. AND A CIVILIAN. ONE OF THEM. THOUGHT TO BE THE SUSPECT.

COUNT ON ABC-7 TO UPDATE YOU ON THIS DEVELOPING STORY. Return to index of stories...


WA MUDSLIDE-CLIP VO-TCMON


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW.

ANOTHER SIX BODIES WERE PULLED. FROM THE MUDSLIDE IN WASHINGTON STATE.

THE DEATH TOLL IS 14 THIS MORNING.

THE MUD ENGULFED DOZENS OF HOMES. WHEN A RAIN-SOAKED HILLSIDE. COLLAPSED SATURDAY MORNING. Return to index of stories...


CHICAGO TRAIN OP DOZING-VO-POP VO-FULL


ALSO DEVELOPING THIS MORNING.

THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY. UNION PRESIDENT.

SAYS THERE ARE STRONG INDICATIONS THAT THE TRAIN OPERATOR DOZED OFF.

SHORTLY BEFORE MONDAY'S EARLY MORNING DERAILMENT AT O'HARE AIRPORT.

HE SAYS HE CAN'T CONFIRM THAT THE OPERATOR FELL ASLEEP.

BUT SAID. SHE TOLD HIM. SHE WAS FEELING "EXTREMELY TIRED" BEFORE THE ACCIDENT.

HER NAME IS NOT YET RELEASED.

BUT SHE'S WORKED FOR THE *C-T-A* FOR ABOUT A YEAR.

32 PEOPLE WERE INJURED. Return to index of stories...


PISTORIUS GF TEXTS-TRX VOTOPS


THE OSCAR PISTORIUS MURDER TRIAL. PICKS BACK UP THIS MORNING. INVESTIGATING TEXT MESSAGES WITH REEVA STEENKAMP.

A CELL PHONE ANALYST TOLD THE JUDGE MONAY. ONE MESSAGE FROM REEVA STEENKAMP TO PISTORIUS READ -- "IM SCARED OF YOU SOMETIMES."

AND "I you're not happy, and I'm certainly very unhappy and sad."

THE ANALYST WILL TESTIFY MORE TODAY. Return to index of stories...


STAND YOUR GROUND-OC VO


BACK HERE IN FLORIDA.

A PASTOR WILL ANNOUNCE A NEW TASK FORCE. AIMING TO REPEAL OR AMEND 'STAND YOUR GROUND' LAWS.

DOCTOR R.B. HOLMES WILL NAME THE 40 MEMBERS OF THE TASK FORCE THIS AFTERNOON.

AMONG THOSE EXPECTED TO SPEAK ARE THE PARENTS OF JORDAN DAVIS AND TRAYVON MARTIN --- TWO TEENS KILLED BY GUNS.

PLUS REPRESENTATIVE *COR-INNE BROWN. AND BENJAMIN CRUMP, THE ATTORNEY FOR TRAYVON MARTIN'S FAMILY. Return to index of stories...


GOVERNOR CHRISTIE CLEARED-OC VO


A TEAM OF LAWYERS SAY. CHRIS CHRISTIE WAS *NOT LINKED. TO THE BRIDGE REVENGE SCANDAL.

THE NEW YORK TIMES REPORTS. THE LAWYERS *HIRED BY CHRISTIE'S OFFICE. FOUND NO EVIDENCE TYING THE GOVERNOR TO "PLOTTING OR DIRECTING" TRAFFIC JAMS.

THE LANE CLOSURES ARE STILL BEING INVESTIGATED. BY A STATE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE AND THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


JUDGE JOE BROWN IN JAIL-OC VO


THE FORMER STAR OF A COURTROOM T-V SHOW. IS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH.

"JUDGE JOE BROWN" WAS SENTENCED TO FIVE DAYS IN JAIL.

HE'S CHARGED WITH FIVE COUNTS OF CONTEMPT OF COURT. AFTER ACTING OUT IN FRONT OF A MAGISTRATE JUDGE.

THE JUDGE SAYS BROWN, WHO'S RUNNING FOR D-A. WAS IN THE COURTROOM ASKING FOR VOTES, SHAKING HANDS, COMPLAINING DELAYS, AND EVENTUALLY HAD THE COURTROOM NEAR A RIOT.

THE "JUDGE JOE BROWN" SHOW WAS CANCELLED LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


SCOTUS OBAMACARE-OC VO


THE U-S SUPREME COURT. WILL HEAR ARGUMENTS ON TWO CASES TODAY. DEALING WITH CONTRACEPTION AND THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

AT ISSUE. FORCING EMPLOYERS TO OFFER HEALTH INSURANCE. THAT COVERS ALL TYPES OF BIRTH CONTROL.

HOBBY LOBBY STORES AND ANOTHER COMPANY ARE INVOLVED IN THE CASES.

THOSE OWNERS CLAIM TO HAVE "MORAL OBJECTIONS".

EXPERTS SAY THIS CASE. COULD LEAD TO BUSINESSES. BEING TO REFUSE SERVICE TO GAYS AND MINORITY GROUPS, FOR SIMILAR REASONS. Return to index of stories...


GM RECALL LAWSUIT-OC VO OC


A LAW FIRM IN MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA IS FILING A WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT. AGAINST GENERAL MOTORS.

THIS COMES AFTER THE COMPANY'S RECALL OF IGNITION SWITCHES.

THE LAWSUIT STATES A CHEVY COBALT BECAME UNCONTROLLABLE. AFTER THE IGNITION WENT OUT LAST YEAR.

THE CAR WENT INTO THE ONCOMING LANE AND HIT AN 18-WHEELER TRUCK AND THE DRIVER WAS KILLED INSTANTLY.

THE LAW FIRM IS FRESH OFF A LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST TOYOTA. IN WHICH THE COMPANY AGREED TO AROUND A BILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT. Return to index of stories...


HONEY SPILL-VOTOPS


AND CHECK THIS OUT!

A WHOLE LOT OF HONEY. CREATING A STICKY SITUATION, ON A LOS ANGELES FREEWAY.

A BIG RIG TRUCK TOPPLED OVER MONDAY.

SPILLING ABOUT 42-THOUSAND GALLONS OF HONEY.

IT SHUT DOWN THREE LANES OF TRAFFIC. WHILE CREWS CLEANED THE MESS.

THANKFULLY NO BEARS SHOWED UP. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


EXTRA UGLY FIGHT?

MARIA MENUNOS ANNOUNCED. SHE'S LEAVING THE SHOW.

AND MARIO LOPEZ COULD BE TO BLAME.

REPORTS SURFACED THE TWO STARS. HAD A FIGHT.

OTHERS SAID SHE WAS OUSTED.

TURNS OUT, NEITHER ONE IS TRUE,.

SHOW ISNIDERS TELL THE PAPER. IT WAS JUST TIME TO GO.

EITHE WAY, WE'LL MISS MARIA. Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


MILLIONS OF PEOPLE. HAVE NEVER WALKED. AND LIVE IN WHEELCHAIRS.

UNTIL NOW.

ONE MOM IS CHANGING THAT.

THE LADY'S SON, HAS CEREBRAL PALSY.

DOCTORS SAID HE WOULD NEVER WALK NORMALLY. SO SHE FIXED IT HERSELF.

CREATED THIS HARNESS.

WHEN SHE WALKS. HE WALKS.

BRINGS SO MUCH JOY TO THE KIDS AND PARENTS.

THIS IS CALLED "THE UPSEE." Return to index of stories...


SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG


FROM 1964 TO 1975--- COLLEGE BASKETBALL WAS VERY BORING--- UNLESS YOU WERE A UCLA FAN---- THEN IT WAS JUST PLAIN AWESOME--- THE BRUINS WON 10 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 11 YEARS---- TURNING TINSLE TOWN INTO TITLE TOWN--- BUT THOSE DAYS ARE LONG GONE--- WHICH IS GOOD NEWS FOR THE GATORS

FLORIDA AND UCLA WILL MEET THIS THRUSDAY IN MEMPHIS IN THE 4TH ROUND OF THE NCAA TOURNAMENT---

IT'S THE GATORS 4TH STRAIGHT TRIP TO THE SWEET 16

THE GATORS HAVEN'T LOST SINCE DECEMBER 2ND--- SO FOR BILLY DONOVAN-- HIS GOAL IS TO KEEP HIS GUYS MOTIVATED

NIT BASKETBALL - SEMINOLES KNOCKED OUT FGCU LAST WEEK - TRYING TO BOUNCE GEORGETOWN TONIGHT

1ST HALF -- HOW ABOUT A 4 POINT PLAY -- AARRON THOMAS--- KNOCKS BACK THE 3 AND ONE--- SEMINOLES JUST GETTING WARMED UP

2ND HALF - OFF THE INBOUND -- OKARO WHITE -- 2 HANDED HAMMER --

SEMINOLES REACH THE CENTURY MARK -- WIN TO ADVANCE TO THE NIT QUARTERFINALS -- 101 TO 90 --

NEXT UP-- LOUISANNA TECH AT HOME WEDNESDAY

HEAT HOSTING THE PORTLAND TONIGHT---

FINAL SECONDS WE GO--- TIED AT 91--- LEBRON JAMES STRONG TO THE RACK LAYS IT HOME--- HEAT UP 2--

DAMIAN LILLARD FOR THE TIE-- DENIED BY CHRIS BOSH AND THE HEAT SURVIVE 93-91

JACKET SIZE. 42 LONG. BUT THEN AGAIN THE PEOPLE AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL ALREADY KNEW THAT. AFTERALL. THEY'VE FITTED TIGER WOODS WITH 4 GREEN JACKETS. HE'S BEEN A STAPLE AT THE MASTERS EVERY YEAR SINCE 1994--- BUT THAT STREAK IS IN SERIOUS JEOPARDY---

WE ARE JUST TWO WEEKS AWAY FROM THE MASTERS--- BUT TIGER WOODS DOESN'T KNOW IF HE'LL BE THERE---

AN AILING BACK MAY CAUSE HIM TO MISS THE FIRST MAJOR OF THE YEAR---

AND FOR TIGER--- IT'S BEEN FRUSTRATING

SPEAKING OF GOLF--- THE CITY OF NAPLES HAS BEEN NOMINATED AS ONE OF THE BEST GOLF DESTINATIONS IN THE NATION--- ACCORDING TO USA TODAY--

IT'S PART OF THEIR SERIES--- 10 BEST READ CHOICE AWARDS---

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AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG


GOOD MORNING. TOPPING "AMERICA'S MONEY". BIG BUCKS FOR CANDY CRUSH.

THE COMPANY BEHIND THE ADDICTIVE GAME IS EXPECTED TO GO PUBLIC AS SOON AS

TODAY. THE GAME, WITH ITS HALF A BILLION USERS, COULD MAKE ITS CREATOR WORTH

MORE THAN 7-AND-A-HALF BILLION DOLLARS!

ABC PARENT COMPANY DISNEY IS MAKING A BIG INVESTMENT IN WEB VIDEO. PAYING

HALF A BILLION DOLLARS FOR A YOU-TUBE VIDEO PRODUCER, MAKER STUDIOS. DISNEY

PLANS TO USE 'MAKER' TO PUT MORE OF ITS EXISTING CONTENT ONLINE.

SOURCES SAY THE NAVY IS ABOUT TO BAN TOBACCO SALES ON ALL OF ITS BASES AND

SHIPS. IT'S PART OF A HEALTH-AND-FITNESS CAMPAIGN, AND MAY INCLUDE THE

MARINE CORPS, WHICH IS PART OF THE NAVY DEPARTMENT.

AND 62-PERCENT OF EMPLOYERS SAY WHEN THEY'VE CONTACTED REFERENCES, THEY'VE

HEARD NEGATIVE THINGS ABOUT THE CANDIDATES! CAREER-BUILDER SAYS THAT'S WHY

IT'S IMPORTANT TO ASK POTENTIAL REFERENCES FIRST.

AND THAT'S AMERICA'S MONEY. I'M MARCI GONZALEZ. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS TH

E FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

PLENTY OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING

Tuesday morning starts with lots of showers across Southwest Florida. As the cold front that is driving all of this rain works its way south, the rain will come to an end during the late morning to midday time frame. Then, through the afternoon hours, cloud cover will slowly be clearing. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 70s. Winds will pick up from the west-northwest at 10-15 mph with higher gusts. Tonight, temperatures will cool into the lower 50s under mostly clear skies.

After the cool start tomorrow morning, highs will only rebound into the lower 70s under mostly sunny skies. Cloud cover, temperatures and humidity will increase through the end of the week and by this weekend we are looking at scattered showers back in Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS


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TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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ASHTON AND MILA EXPECTING-CLIP VOTOPS


THIS MORNING. ANOTHER BIG ANNOUNCEMENT. COMING FROM CELEBRITY POWER COUPLE ASHTON KUTCHER AND MILA KUNIS.

PEOPLE MAGAZINE REPORTS. THE COUPLE WILL WELCOME THEIR FIRST BABY LATER THIS YEAR.

THE TWO MET ON THE SET OF THAT 70'S SHOW.

THEY ANNOUNCED THEY'RE ENGAGED. EARLIER THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP-VO-WIPE


IT'S MEANT TO HELP STUDENTS. BUT SOME SAY.

NOT JUST ANY *STUDENT.

A BIG TIME SCHOLARSHIP. GETTING CALLED DISCRIMINATORY. Return to index of stories...


HL2) FEWER TAX AUDITS-VO-WIPE


YOU FILE. AND THEY AUDIT.

BUT THIS MORNING ABC-7 FINDS OUT. WHY THE IRS IS LESS LIKELY.

TO DOUBLE CHECK YOUR TAXES. Return to index of stories...


HL3) SHAQ BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB-VO-WIPE


PLUS. GETTING PERSONAL WITH SHAQUILLE ONEAL.

WHY HE WAS IN TOWN. AND WHAT HE WAS SHARING. EXCLUSIVELY WITH ABC-7. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


PLENTY OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING

Tuesday morning starts with lots of showers across Southwest Florida. As the cold front that is driving all of this rain works its way south, the rain will come to an end during the late morning to midday time frame. Then, through the afternoon hours, cloud cover will slowly be clearing. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 70s. Winds will pick up from the west-northwest at 10-15 mph with higher gusts. Tonight, temperatures will cool into the lower 50s under mostly clear skies.

After the cool start tomorrow morning, highs will only rebound into the lower 70s under mostly sunny skies. Cloud cover, temperatures and humidity will increase through the end of the week and by this weekend we are looking at scattered showers back in Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SH-VO-POP


THIS MORNING. NO ONE KNOWS HIS NAME. ONLY WHAT COULD HAVE HAPPENED. IF HIS TACTIC WAS SUCCESFUL.

A STRANGER. TARGETS A NINE AND TEN YEAR OLD GIRL. HOPING TO GET THEM IN HIS BLACK CAR. AND TAKE OFF.

GOOD MORNING I'M CHANCE SEALES.

THANKS FOR WATCHING ABC-7. I'M AMY SEDLACEK. Return to index of stories...


NORTH NAPLES STRANGER DANGER-VOTOPS


NO LEADS YET ON THE STRANGER. WHO TARGETED A NINE AND TEN YEAR OLD GIRL.

IT HAPPENED IN NORTH NAPLES. ON JOHNNY CAKE DRIVE RIGHT NEAR I-75.

THE TWO GIRLS SAY THEY WERE PLAYING OUTSIDE SUNDAY. WHEN A MAN IN THE BLACK S-U- DANGLED A TEN-DOLLAR BILL OUT THE WINDOW. ASKING THEM TO GET INSIDE.

THE GIRLS RAN INSIDE TO TELL THEIR PARENTS.

THEY CALLED 9-1-1.

BUT THE MAN GOT AWAY BEFORE POLICE SHOWED UP. Return to index of stories...


SLEEPOVER ARREST-OC SS VO


THIS MORNING. A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN WAKES UP IN JAIL.

AFTER WHAT HE PULLED. AT HIS DAUGHTER'S SLEEPOVER.

DEPUTIES SAY RANDY CONNOR. GAVE HIS DAUGHTER AND HER TWO FRIENDS ALCOHOL. THEN MOLESTED AND RECORDED ONE OF THE GIRLS.

THEY'RE 11 AND 12 YEARS OLD.

ONE TOLD DEPUTIES. SHE WOKE UP TO FIND HER UNDERWEAR PULLED DOWN. AND CONNOR STANDING OVER HER, RECORDING HER ON A TABLET.

SHE SAYS, HE TOLD HER, SHE HAD A BAD DREAM.

THE THREE GIRLS LATER FOUND THE VIDEO. Return to index of stories...


SLEEPOVER ARREST-SOTVO


Jack Smith, Neighbor:07 "It's like, oh it doesn't happen in this neighborhood… but you don't know anymore… you just don't know what the hell people are."

THIS MORNING. CONNOR WILL STAY IN THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY JAIL WITHOUT BOND. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER HOME INVASION-OC VO


A STRANGE ARREST IN COLLIER COUNTY. AFTER DEPUTIES SAY THEY CAUGHT A PANTY SNATCHER.

JANET GONZALEZ AND HER HUSBAND WERE ASLEEP. WHEN SHE SAYS THEY HEARD MANUEL RODRIGUEZ. BREAK INTO THEIR GOLEN GATE APARTMENT THIS WEEKEND.

THEY GRABBED BASEBALL BATS AND FOUND HIM IN THE DOWNSTAIRS BATHROOM.

THEY SAY HE WAS HOLDING THEIR DAUGHTER'S UNDERWEAR.

THEN THEY CALLED DEPUTIES. WHO HAULED THE MAN OFF. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA FLIGHT-CLIP EANIBOXES VO-FULL


THIS MORNING. MALAYSIAN OFFICIALS SAY. FLIGHT 370 ENDED UP IN THE SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN. AND NOBODY SURVIVED.

TODAY, THE SEARCH IS SUSPENDED FOR THE REMAINS.

BECAUSE OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MALAYSIA AIRLINES IS OFFERING FAMILY MEMBERS. FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS. FOR EACH PERSON ABOARD.

AND PLANS TO MAKE MORE PAYMENTS.

AS THE PROLONGED SEARCH CONTINUES. Return to index of stories...


GREG EAGLE HEARING-OC VO


HE'S GOING TO HAVE TO COME UP. WITH MORE THAN 20 MILLION DOLLARS.

FORMER CAPE CORAL REALTOR *GREG EAGLE* OWES BIG BUCKS TO THE BANK AND INVESTORS.

HE TOOK OUT A MORTGAGE ON A PROPERTY AND NEVER TOLD THE INVESTORS WHO OWNED IT.

MANY LOST THEIR SAVINGS IN THE SCAM. Return to index of stories...


GREG EAGLE HEARING-SOTVO


Wilbur Smith / Eagle's defense attorney 8:22 his top priority is to repay the beneficiaries. and hopefully some day he will be able to repay them or part of it 33

EAGLE'S ATTORNEY TELLS ABC7 HE DOESN'T HAVE THE MONEY.

HE DOES HOPE TO RE-PAY INVESTORS WITH WHAT HE MAKES IN A 100-MILLION DOLLAR LAWSUIT AGAINST A BANK.

A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FILED BY HIS INVESTORS IS MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH STATE COURT. Return to index of stories...


CONNIE BAKER DEPUTY REPORT-OC


THIS MORNING.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING THE WIFE, OF FORT MYERS POLICE CHIEF. DOUG BAKER.

THEY SAY SHE USED COUNTERFEIT MONEY. TO PAY FOR ALCOHOL.

DEPUTIES ADD. SHE TOLD WORKERS AT THE ABC LIQUOR STORE ON U-S 41. THAT SHE WAS THE WIFE OF POLICE CHIEF BAKER.

SHE ULTIMATELY PAID WITH A DEBIT CARD, AND LEFT THE STORE.

NO WORD BACK YET. FROM CHIEF BAKER'S OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP-OC VO-WIPE


ONE OF FLORIDA'S MOST POPULAR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS IS UNDER INVESTIGATION THIS MORNING.

THE *U-S* OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS IS LOOKING INTO CLAIMS OF DISCRIMINATION.

THE COMPLAINT SAYS THE SCHOLARSHIP UNFAIRLY GIVES WEALTHY STUDENTS. AN ADVANTAGE.

IT CLAIMS MINORITY STUDENTS DON'T DO AS WELL ON THE A-C-T OR S-A-T. MEANING THEY OFTEN DON'T QUALIFY FOR THE FINANCIAL HELP. Return to index of stories...


BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP-SOTVO


Cody Cardinale, Edison St. Student

12:22:05 I've known plenty of kids that took act prep classes and not

for any better than they do before they took it. 12/22:11

Bob Schaeffer, FairTest

12:03:32 test anxiety is a real phenomenon, test prep has a real

influence on how grades change it is not a level playing field.

12:03:41

IN 2011 STATE LAWMAKERS REDUCED THE NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS. AND RAISED TEST SCORE REQUIREMENTS. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL REOPENS-OC VO-WIPE


AS STUDENTS WAKE UP FOR CLASS THIS MORNING.

ONE CHAIR IS EMPTY. AT DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL.

THE EIGHTH GRADER WHO CAUSED THE TWO-WEEK CLOSURE. AFTER BRINGING MERCURY TO SCHOOL. WILL STAY OUT.

HIS DAD SAYS THE SCHOOL SUSPENDED HIM FOR 10 DAYS. AFTER CAUSING A SERIOUS HEALTH SCARE FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL REOPENS-SOTVO


Tyler Partak, Student

2435 "They told us it can be very dangerous, that the fumes can endanger your brain."

FEDERAL AGENTS TOLD US. THE TEEN HAD ACCESS TO FIVE POUNDS OF MERCURY.

AND IT WAS AN INNOCENT MISTAKE.

BUT THE SCHOOL IS THREATENING TO EXPEL HIM.

THE CLEAN-UP COSTS AT THE SCHOOL. WILL LIKELY EXCEED 100 THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


SHAQ BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB-OC VO-WIPE


I WAS PART OF AN INCREDIBLE NIGHT LAST NIGHT

THE YOUTH OF THE YEAR CELBRATION FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF COLLIER COUNTY--

HONORING 20 FINALISTS.

ALL WITH STRONG CHARACTHER AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS.

CONGRATS TO THANISE MARC WHO WON.

TO PRESENT THE AWARDS.DICK VITALE AND SHAQUILLE O'NEAL

BOTH SPEAKING. AND TELLING THE TEENS.TO NEVER GIVE UP ON THEIR DREAMS. Return to index of stories...


SHAQ BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB-SOTVO


SHAQ THEN SAT DOWN FOR A 15 MINUTE Q & A WITH ME

HE SHARED HIS EXPERIENCE GROWING UP IN THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

SAYING IN THE beginning HE WANTED TO BE A FOOTBALL PLAYER. NOT A BASKET BALL PLAYER

AT THE END OF THE NIGHT JAY AND PATTY BAKER DONATED 1 MILLION DOLLARS TO THE CLUB

WE'LL HAVE MORE IN THE NEXT HALF HOUR. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-SOT-VO


IT'S JUST UP THE ROAD

BUT IT'S A SONG YOU ALL KNOW

WITHOUT EVEN GOING ON THE RIDE AT DISNEY

NATS OF IT'S A SMALL WORLD

IT'S A SMALL WORLD IS TURNING 50

NOW SOME SURPRISES YOU DIDN'T KNOW

THEY NEVER EXPECTED IT TO LAST.

THERE WAS NO BUDGET.DISNEY SAID DO WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE IT GREAT

SONG IS PLAYED 1,200 TIMES A DAY

SOMEWHERE IN THE WORLD EVERY HOUR WITH DISNEY LAND PARIS AND TOKYO

CAN YOU SPOT THE MOVING STICKERS.DATED 1965

IT WAS ORIGINALLY CREATED FOR THE WORLD'S FAIR IN NYC IN 1964 Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


BIG NIGHT ON DANCING WITH THE STARS

WASTED NO TIME WHITTLING DOWN THE COMPETITION

TWO DANCERS CUT.

SWIMMING GREAT DIANA NYAD WAS FIRST TO GO.

THEN AT THE END OF THE SHOW.

SEAN AVERY AND PARTNER KARINA SMIRNOFF ELIMINATED

A THREE-WAY TIE:

DREW CAREY.

CANDACE CAMERON BURE.

AND NENE LEAKES.

MORE ON GMA Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


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.

PLENTY OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING

Tuesday morning starts with lots of showers across Southwest Florida. As the cold front that is driving all of this rain works its way south, the rain will come to an end during the late morning to midday time frame. Then, through the afternoon hours, cloud cover will slowly be clearing. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 70s. Winds will pick up from the west-northwest at 10-15 mph with higher gusts. Tonight, temperatures will cool into the lower 50s under mostly clear skies.

After the cool start tomorrow morning, highs will only rebound into the lower 70s under mostly sunny skies. Cloud cover, temperatures and humidity will increase through the end of the week and by this weekend we are looking at scattered showers back in Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON


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PANTHER RELOCATED-OC VO


AN ENDANGERED FLORIDA PANTHER. THAT WANDERED *TOO CLOSE TO THE BEACH IN COLLIER COUNTY. HAS BEEN CAPTURED AND RE-LOCATED.

F-W-C BIOLOGISTS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. PICKED IT UP AT CLAM PASS PARk monday.

BEACH-GOERS SPOTTED THE PANTHER IN THE MANGROVES.

F-W-C SAYS IT ROAMED A LONG WAY. FROM THEIR TYPICAL SPOT.

SO THEY DECIDED IT WAS BEST TO RE-LOCATE IT, FOR ITS OWN HEALTH AND SAFETY. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO CLIFTON 5:45 AM-CLIP 2SH BOXES


THIS MORNING. WE'RE UNCOVERING NEW DETAILS ABOUT A WATERMAIN BREAK. IN LEE COUNTY.

IT'S HAPPENING ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

AND IT'S CAUSING BIG TROUBLE FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES.

OUR OWN CLIFTON FRENCH IS OUT ON THE SCENE. WITH THE LATEST.

CLIFTON. Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-LIVEU2


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CONFIRMED WATER MAIN BREAK-OC


THANKS CLIFTON.

OTHER WATER TROUBLE. IN LEE COUNTY THIS MORNING.

WE'RE LEARNING OF A WATER MAIN BREAK. ON TIMES SQUARE IN FORT MYERS BEACH.

THE LEAK IS NOT EXACTLY LOCATED SO CREWS WILL HAVE TO SHUT OFF ALL THE WATER.

THAT WILL AFFECT ALL THE BUSINESSES IN TIMES SQUARE.

WE KNOW CREWS WILL HAVE TO PULL UP A BUNCH OF THE PAVERS TO FIND THE PROBLEM.

WE'LL KEEP YOU POSTED ON THEIR PROGRESS. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR


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.

PLENTY OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING

Tuesday morning starts with lots of showers across Southwest Florida. As the cold front that is driving all of this rain works its way south, the rain will come to an end during the late morning to midday time frame. Then, through the afternoon hours, cloud cover will slowly be clearing. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 70s. Winds will pick up from the west-northwest at 10-15 mph with higher gusts. Tonight, temperatures will cool into the lower 50s under mostly clear skies.

After the cool start tomorrow morning, highs will only rebound into the lower 70s under mostly sunny skies. Cloud cover, temperatures and humidity will increase through the end of the week and by this weekend we are looking at scattered showers back in Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


FEWER TAX AUDITS-TCMON VO


THIS MORNING. YOU'RE A LITTLE LESS LIKELY. TO BE AUDITED.

LAST YEAR THE I-R-S AUDITED 1-POINT-4 MILLION PEOPLE.

THE LOWEST NUMBER IN 5-YEARS.

WHY?

THE AGENCY IS IN A CASH CRUNCH.

THE I-R-S BUDGET HAS BEEN SHRINKING SINCE 2010. AND THAT WILL CONTINUE THIS YEAR.

LESS MONEY, MEANS LAYOFFS AND FURLOUGHS. SO FEWER PEOPLE TO DO THE AUDITS. Return to index of stories...


NEW SKIN CANCER TREATMENT-POP VO


THIS MORNING. A MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGH. COULD BRING HOPE TO MILLIONS AFFECTED BY MELANOMA.

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES HOPE TO HAVE NEW.

VERY POWERFUL DRUGS ON THE MARKET LATER THIS YEAR.

MELANOMA IS DANGEROUS BECAUSE IT FINDS A WAY TO HIDE FROM THE BODY'S IMMUNE SYSTEM.

BUT THESE NEW DRUGS. EXPOSE THE MELANOMA CELLS. SO THE BODY CAN ATTACK THEM.

CLINICAL TRIALS HAVE BEEN PROMISING.

MELANOMA IS THE DEADLIEST FORM OF SKIN CANCER. Return to index of stories...


PHANTOM PREGNANCY-TRX VOTOPS


A CANADIAN WOMAN IS GETTING PSYCHIATRIC HELP. AFTER SHE CONVINCED HER BOYFRIEND AND EVEN *HERSELF, THAT SHE WAS PREGNANT.

IT'S CALLED A PHANTOM PREGNANCY.

THE WOMAN CONVINCING EVERYONE. SHE WAS HAVING QUADRUPLETS.

PEOPLE SAID SHE WALKED LIKE SHE WAS PREGNANT. AND SEEMED TO HAVE CONTRACTIONS.

THEN DOCTORS TOLD THE FATHER-TO-BE. THAT HIS GIRLFRIEND WAS NEVER PREGNANT.

THE EXPECTING FATHER IS RETURNING GIFTS, AND SAYS HE'S LEFT HER.

REPORTS CLAIM. SHE DID THE SAME THING TO ANOTHER MAN IN 2010. Return to index of stories...


STRESS AND PREGNANCY-VOTOPS


LADIES, IF YOU ARE TRYING TO GET PREGNANT.

DON'T STRESS OUT!

A NEW STUDY SHOWS IT'S THE ENEMY OF FERTILITY.

RESEARCHERS STUDIED HUNDREDS OF COUPLES TRYING TO CONCEIVE.

THEY FOUND THE STRESSED-OUT WOMEN TOOK LONGER TO GET PREGNANT AND SUFFERED HIGHER LIKELIHOOD OF INFERTILITY.

TO RELAX TRY MEDITATION, YOGA. EXERCISE.

OR EVEN JUST A DEEP BREATH. Return to index of stories...


ALL MALE COFFEE STAND-OC SS


A NEW *ALL MALE COFFEE STAND. IN WASHINGTON STATE. IS GETTING NATIONAL ATTENTION.

IT COULD BE THE CONCEPT. OR THE NAME OF THE BUSINESS.

BANANA HAMMOCK BARRISTUDS, WILL START SERVING COFFEE IN APRIL.

THE MEN WILL SERVE COFFEE IN LEVIS. AND SLEEVELESS T-SHIRTS.

THERE WILL BE THEME DAYS. LIKE FIREFIGHTER FRIDAYS AND TACTICAL TUESDAYS. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-SOTVO


ON ABC'S SHOW "WHAT WOULD YOU DO". A TOUGH SITUATION.

GOING VIRAL.

A WHITE WOMAN, COMES WITH HER BOYFRIEND. TO A BLACK BARBERSHOP.

THE EVERYONE'S IN ON IT. EXCEPT THE CUSTOMERS.

WILL THEY SPEAK UP, WHEN ONE LADY IS RUDE?

"I WANT TO SEE HIM A WITH A STRONG BLACK WOMAN. IT DOESN'T MATTER."

ONE CUSTOMER AFTER ANOTHER. STEPS UP TO STOP THE ATTACK.

SAYING WE'RE ALL WOMEN. WE'RE ALL PEOPLE. WE HAVE TO STAND TOGETHER.

PRETTY NEAT. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


GETTING IN YOUR WORKOUT. IS REALLY HARD.

AND TIME CONSUMING.

HOW ABOUT THIS.

A NEW STUDY SHOWS. YOU CAN DO THREE. 20 SECOND BURSTS OF EXERCISE.

AND IT'S SUPPOSED TO KEEP YOU IN SHAPE.

AND STRENGTHEN YOUR HEART.

COOL IDEA, IF IT'S TRUE.

THE DOCTORS EXPLORE THE PLAN. AT 7 O'CLOCK. ON GMA. Return to index of stories...


TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG


IN TODAY'S TECH BYTES. GOOGLE GLASS, GETTING A MAKEOVER!

THE COMPANY BEHIND RAY BAN AND OAKLEY. WILL DESIGN FRAMES FOR THE

INTERNET-CONNECTED EYEWEAR. IT'S A MOVE TO MAKE GOOGLE GLASS MORE ATTRACTIVE

TO MAINSTREAM CONSUMERS.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORTS THAT APPLE IS CONSIDERING TEAMING UP WITH

COMCAST ON A NEW STREAMING MEDIA SERVICE. IF THE DEAL GOES THROUGH, IT WOULD

GIVE PRIORITY TREATMENT TO USERS OF APPLE'S SET-TOP BOX.

H-T-C'S HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED NEW SMARTPHONE.THE ALL NEW H-T-C ONE.WILL BE

UNVEILED LATER TODAY.

THE FLAGSHIP DEVICE WILL REPORTEDLY FEATURE A BRUSHED FINISH. AND COME IN

A CHOICE OF FOUR COLORS.

AND L-G HAS UNVEILED A NEW "SMART" LIGHT BULB. THE "L-G SMART LAMP" ALLOWS

USERS TO CONTROL THE BULB'S BRIGHTNESS RIGHT FROM THEIR SMARTPHONE. AND IT

CAN BE SET TO FLASH WHEN USERS GET A PHONE CALL. IT WILL RETAIL FOR THIRTY

TWO DOLLARS.AND IS COMPATIBLE WITH APPLE AND ANDROID DEVICES.

THOSE ARE YOUR TECH BYTES, I'M JOHN MULLER. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS TH

E FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

PLENTY OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING

Tuesday morning starts with lots of showers across Southwest Florida. As the cold front that is driving all of this rain works its way south, the rain will come to an end during the late morning to midday time frame. Then, through the afternoon hours, cloud cover will slowly be clearing. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 70s. Winds will pick up from the west-northwest at 10-15 mph with higher gusts. Tonight, temperatures will cool into the lower 50s under mostly clear skies.

After the cool start tomorrow morning, highs will only rebound into the lower 70s under mostly sunny skies. Cloud cover, temperatures and humidity will increase through the end of the week and by this weekend we are looking at scattered showers back in Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS


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TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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GIRL SCOUT COOKIE RECORD-OC VO


IT'S THE ULTIMATE GIRL SCOUT COOKIE GOAL. AND A SIXTH-GRADER. JUST BROKE THE RECORD.

KATIE FRANCIS OF OKLAHOMA CITY SOLD 18-THOUSAND. 107 BOXES THIS SEASON.

SHE BEAT THE PREVIOUS MARK OF 18-THOUSAND BOXES.

SHE ASKS EVERYONE SHE MEETS TO BUY GIRL SCOUT COOKIES. ALLOWING HER TO GET THE NEARLY 100 MORE BOXES NEEDED. TO BEAT RECORD SET IN THE 1980S.

HER TROOP RECEIVES A SHARE OF THE PROCEEDS. AND INTENDS TO DONATE TO BREAST CANCER RESEARCH. Return to index of stories...


GMA DWTS COLLIDE-2SHOT VO


WHEN TWO ABC WORLDS COLLIDE.

GOOD MORNING AMERICA. MEETS DANCING WITH THE STARS.

WITH THE SEASON JUST KICKING OFF. WE'LL TELL YOU WHO'S MAKING AN APPEARANCE. ON THE HIT SHOW'S BIGGEST SEASON YET.

AND YOU CAN WATCH ALL RIGHT HERE. ON ABC-7.

STAY TUNED FOR THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT. COMING UP ON GMA. Return to index of stories...


BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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TS 1) NORTH NAPLES STRANGER DANGER-VOTOPS-WIPE


NO LEADS YET ON THE STRANGER. WHO TARGETED A NINE AND TEN YEAR OLD GIRL.

IT HAPPENED IN NORTH NAPLES. ON JOHNNY CAKE DRIVE RIGHT NEAR I-75.

THE TWO GIRLS SAY THEY WERE PLAYING OUTSIDE SUNDAY. WHEN A MAN IN THE BLACK S-U- DANGLED A TEN-DOLLAR BILL OUT THE WINDOW. ASKING THEM TO GET INSIDE.

THE GIRLS RAN INSIDE TO TELL THEIR PARENTS.

THEY CALLED 9-1-1.

BUT THE MAN GOT AWAY BEFORE POLICE SHOWED UP. Return to index of stories...


TS 2) DUSTIN JAYE MURDER TRIAL-VOTOPS-WIPE


OPENING STATEMENTS BEGIN TODAY. IN THE TRIAL OF A MAN ACCUSED. OF A DEADLY HOME INVASION.

INVESTIGATORS SAY BILLY RETHERFORD AND HIS NEPHEW -- DUSTIN JAYE. BARGED INTO DEBBIE STRIANO'S HOUSE. IN THREE OAKS, BACK IN JULY 2012.

THEY'RE ACCUSED OF KILLING STRIANO.

RETHERFORD THEN DIED IN A SHOOTOUT WITH POLICE.

THE JURY IS NOW IN PLACE.

WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS. Return to index of stories...


TS 3) NORFOLK BASE SHOOTING-VOTOPS-WIPE


THIS MORNING. A SHOOTING IS UNDER INVESTIGATION AT NAVaL STATION NORFOLK. IN VRIGINIA.

THOSE KILLED WERE A SAILOR. AND A CIVILIAN.

THE CIVILIAN IS THOUGHT TO BE THE SUSPECT.

A BASE SPOKESWOMAN SAYS IT happened AROUND 11-TWENTY MONDAY NIGHT. LEAVING TWO DEAD.

We know IT HAPPENED ON BOARD THE USS MAHAN AT PIER 1

COUNT ON ABC-7 TO UPDATE YOU ON THIS DEVELOPING STORY. Return to index of stories...


TS 4) MALAYSIA MISSING FLIGHT-VOTOPS-WIPE


THIS MORNING. MALAYSIAN OFFICIALS SAY. FLIGHT 370 ENDED UP IN THE SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN. AND NOBODY SURVIVED.

TODAY, THE SEARCH IS SUSPENDED FOR THE REMAINS.

BECAUSE OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MALAYSIA AIRLINES IS OFFERING FAMILY MEMBERS. FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS. FOR EACH PERSON ABOARD.

AND PLANS TO MAKE MORE PAYMENTS. Return to index of stories...


TS 5) WA MUDSLIDE-VOTOPS-WIPE


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW.

ANOTHER SIX BODIES WERE PULLED. FROM THE MUDSLIDE IN WASHINGTON STATE.

THE DEATH TOLL IS 14 THIS MORNING.

THE MUD ENGULFED DOZENS OF HOMES. WHEN A RAIN-SOAKED HILLSIDE. COLLAPSED SATURDAY MORNING. Return to index of stories...


TS 6) BRIGHT SCOLARSHIP-VOTOPS-WIPE


ONE OF FLORIDA'S MOST POPULAR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS IS UNDER INVESTIGATION THIS MORNING.

THE *U-S* OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS IS LOOKING INTO CLAIMS OF DISCRIMINATION.

THE COMPLAINT SAYS THE SCHOLARSHIP UNFAIRLY GIVES WEALTHY STUDENTS. AN ADVANTAGE.

IT CLAIMS MINORITY STUDENTS DON'T DO AS WELL ON THE A-C-T OR S-A-T. MEANING THEY OFTEN DON'T QUALIFY FOR THE FINANCIAL HELP. Return to index of stories...


FINAL WEATHER


PLENTY OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING

Tuesday morning starts with lots of showers across Southwest Florida. As the cold front that is driving all of this rain works its way south, the rain will come to an end during the late morning to midday time frame. Then, through the afternoon hours, cloud cover will slowly be clearing. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 70s. Winds will pick up from the west-northwest at 10-15 mph with higher gusts. Tonight, temperatures will cool into the lower 50s under mostly clear skies.

After the cool start tomorrow morning, highs will only rebound into the lower 70s under mostly sunny skies. Cloud cover, temperatures and humidity will increase through the end of the week and by this weekend we are looking at scattered showers back in Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


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