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DIRECTORS PAGE TEASE ONE-1 SHOT
HEADLINES-NO SHOT TZ1 A KIDS LEFT IN HOT CAR-VO WIPE
HL1) BUTT AUGMENTATION FOLO-VOTOPS TZ1 B DEPRESSION HELMET-VOTOPS
HL2) SFM CONDO FIRE-SOTVO FORT HOOD INCIDENT-ONCAM
HL3) KIDS LEFT IN HOT CAR-VOTOPS HECKARD WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
SHOW OPEN-CLIP WEATHER-PWC
SFM CONDO FIRE-VO IN POP KIDS LEFT IN HOT CAR-TC MON
SFM CONDO FIRE-PKG KIDS LEFT IN HOT CAR-PKG
SFM CONDO FIRE-ONCAM KIDS LEFT IN HOT CAR-TC MON
BUTT AUGMENTATION FOLO-VO TONGUE ALLERGY TABLET-VO
DEAN PARK MANUFACTURING-VO WIPE DEPRESSION HELMET-VO
DEAN PARK MANUFACTURING-2 SOT OC COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP
COLLIER VOTING MACHINES-VOTOPS WIPE TEASE TWO-POP
COLLIER VOTING MACHINES-SOTVO TZ2 SPORTS-VO
SULLIVAN APPEAL-BNC VO WIPE WORLD NEWS TEASE-BLK-SOT
SULLIVAN APPEAL-SOTVO TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP
SUPER BOAT PARKING-VO WIPE TZ 7 1) CROSSING COUNTY LINES-VOTOPS-WIPE
SUPER BOAT PARKING-SOTVO TZ 7 2) RED LIGHT RUNNER HIT BY TRAIN-VOTOPS
DISNEY ATTEMPTED RAPE-VO WIPE SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
DISNEY ATTEMPTED RAPE-SOTVO CHRIS JOHNSON-POPMON
FL CHURCH ACCIDENT FOLO-VO CHRIS JOHNSON-VOTOPS
FL MAN BURNS TRAILER-SS TWINS SOX-VOTOPS
MC DONALDS STALKING ARREST-OC SS ARCHER RAYS-VOTOPS
KIDS ROBBED AT SCHOOL-OC SS OC ARCHER RAYS-SOTTOPS
RUBIO GM HEARING-POP SOTVO MIRACLE-POPMON
BAKER PARK CONTROVERSY-VO MIRACLE-VOTOPS
YMCA DEMOLITION-VO MIRACLE-SOTTOPS
TREBLE HOOK BAN-VO WIPE ISLAND COAST-VOTOPS
TREBLE HOOK BAN-SOTVO ISLAND COAST-SOTTOPS
FL VEHICLE REG FEES REDUCED-VO JACKSON-VOTOPS
SWFL TRAFFIC PATTERNS-VO-WIPE FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS
SWFL TRAFFIC PATTERNS-SOTVO GOODBYE-4SHOT
NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP  


DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES-NO SHOT


RIGHT NOW AT SIX--

ABC 7 LEARNS NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE NAPLES WOMAN WHO DIED AFTER BUTT IMPLANT SURGERY--

WHAT THE AUTOPSY REPORT IS REVEALNG TONIGHT.

THEN THIS--

I don't know where we are going to stay or what we are going to do

FOUR FAMILIES WITHOUT A HOME TONIGHT!

NOW AT SIX--

THE FIRE THAT DESTORYED THEIR CONDOS--

AND THE BROKEN SPRINKLER SYSTEM --

AND THE CAT --

THAT MAY HAVE SAVED THEM.

SYMPATHY AND OUTRAGE FOR THIS CRYING MOM--

THE OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT AFTER SHE LEFT HER KIDS IN A HOT CAR--

WHY SHE DID IT--

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


HL1) BUTT AUGMENTATION FOLO-VOTOPS


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HL2) SFM CONDO FIRE-SOTVO


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HL3) KIDS LEFT IN HOT CAR-VOTOPS


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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


SFM CONDO FIRE-VO IN POP


OUR BIG STORY AT SIX --

FOUR FAMILIES WHO WOKE UP TO *THIS SCENE HAVE TO SLEEP SOMEWHERE ELSE TONIGHT.

A FIRE RIPPED THROUGH THEIR SOUTH FORT MYERS CONDO COMPLEX EARLY THIS MORNING.

ONE HOMEOWNER TELLS ABC SEVEN'S TY RUSSELL HER CAT SAVED HER AND HER SON'S LIVES. Return to index of stories...


SFM CONDO FIRE-PKG


"I saw the smoke just billowing out of hand." Bonnie Havelka/ fire victim

BONNIE HAVELKA WOKE UP TO A FIRE IN THE UNIT DIRECTLY ABOVE HER BEDROOM.

"Then they said you have to get out. You have to get out." Bonnie Havelka.

SHE AND HER HUSBAND ESCAPED AS DID DOZENS OF THEIR NEIGHBORS AT THE PARK CONDOS ON PARK LAKE DRIVE IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE SCENE AROUND THREE THIS MORNING.

"I couldn't smell anything until you got outside and then you see the

smoke coming out of the unit." Martha Bayley/ resident

RESIDENTS AWOKE TO THE FIRE ALARM.

"It's just the noise. You know it's defending and you can hear it but

it's even worse when you're inside." Martha Bayley/ resident

THE FIRE ALARM WORKED BUT ACCORDING TO FIREFIGHTERS THE SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN THIS THIRD FLOOR CONDO WHERE THE FIRE STARTED DID NOT.

"All we know is, the sprinkler system was not flowing enough to put

the water out. We have to investigate." Barry Ashman/ iona McGregor

fire

FIREFIGHTERS SAY THAT SPRINKLER SYSTEM SHOULD'VE CONTAINED 95-PERCENT OF THE FIRE.

THE PROPERTY MANAGER SAYS THE COMPANY WILL ALSO INVESTIGATE.

"Hopefully it'll get all fixed up. But I don't know where we are going

to stay or what we are going to do." Havelka

THE HAVELKAS ALONG WITH THE OTHER FAMILIES ARE BEING HELPED BY

NEIGHBORS AND THE RED CROSS. Return to index of stories...


SFM CONDO FIRE-ONCAM


THE RED CROSS AND OTHER NEIGHBORS ARE HELPING ALL FOUR FAMILIES IMPACTED.

THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL IS STILL INVESTIGATING THE CAUSE.

THE HOMEOWNER THINKS IT WAS AN ELECTRICAL PROBLEM. Return to index of stories...


BUTT AUGMENTATION FOLO-VO


ABC SEVEN IS GETTING ANSWERS ON WHY A NAPLES WOMAN DIED AFTER GETTING PLASTIC SURGERY ON HER BUTTOCKS.

LAST JULY, MARIBEL CARDONA WENT TO THE VANITY CLINIC IN MIAMI FOR THE PROCEDURE.

ABC7 WENT TO MIAMI TODAY AND FOUND OUT THE DOCTOR WHO PERFORMED THE OPERATION IS STILL WORKING AT THE CLINIC.

THOSE INSIDE DIDN'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED.

THEY TOLD US THEY STAND BY THEIR WORK AND DID NOTHING WRONG.

FAMILY FRIENDS TELL ABC7 CARDONA CHANGED HER MIND AND DIDN'T WANT TO GET THE SURGERY.

SHE CHOSE TO GO FORWARD WITH IT AFTER THE CLINIC REFUSED TO REFUND HER THE FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLAR DOWN PAYMENT. Return to index of stories...


DEAN PARK MANUFACTURING-VO WIPE


ALL NEW AT SIX. --

CONTROVERSY TONIGHT ABOUT A MANUFACTURING PLANT THAT WANTS TO BUILD IN FORT MYERS.

THE COMPANY HAS ITS EYES ON DEAN PARK -- AN AREA LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTRY OF HISTORIC SITES.

TODAY --

GREENER FORMULAS PRESENTED UPDATED MODELS SHOWING NEW ARCHITECTURE.

IT INCLUDES A COMMUNITY ROOM FOR RESIDENTS, NEW ACCESS ROADS FOR DELIVERY TRUCKS, AND NEW LANDSCAPING.

THE CITY OPPOSES THIS, THOUGH --

SAYING IT'S BAD PLANNING AND NOT A GOOD FIT FOR THE AREA.

PEOPLE WHO LIVE THERE ARE SPLIT. Return to index of stories...


DEAN PARK MANUFACTURING-2 SOT OC


"i don't think it's appropriate." i vote no, i don't think it should be approved at all."

It's the evil you know, and the evil, you don't know I say we go with the evil that's right in front of us."

THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE VOTED DOWN THE PROPOSAL, BECAUSE IT DOESN'T FIT THE RIVER DISTRICT'S OVERALL PLAN

BUT THE CITY COUNCIL WILL HAVE THE FINAL SAY.

THE EARIEST THEY WILL TALK ABOUT IT WILL BE JUNE. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER VOTING MACHINES-VOTOPS WIPE


NEW AT SIX -

ABC7 DISCOVERED THOUSANDS OF NEW VOTERS HAVE REGISTERED AHEAD OF THE SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 19 SEAT.

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY GAINED MORE THAN 500 NEW VOTERS IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES.

COLLIER ELECTIONS OFFICIALS RANDOMLY TESTED A DOZEN VOTING MACHINES TODAY. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER VOTING MACHINES-SOTVO


What we tell our staff is it doesn't matter how many hours it takes us to be prepared. We want our voters to be able to go vote and be sure that their vote has been counted accurately.

EARLY PRIMARY VOTING RUNS APRIL 12TH THROUGH THE 19TH.

THE SPECIAL REPUBLICAN PRIMARY IS THE 22ND.

THE REPUBLICAN NOMINEE WILL FACE OFF AGAINST A DEMOCRAT, LIBERTARIAN, AND WRITE IN CANDIDATE IN THE SPECIAL GENERAL ELECTION ON JUNE 24TH. Return to index of stories...


SULLIVAN APPEAL-BNC VO WIPE


FORMER CAPE CORAL MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN REFUSES TO GIVE UP HIS FIGHT FOR HIS FORMER SEAT.

TODAY HE TOLD ABC SEVEN HE FEELS HE SHOULDN'T HAVE TO PAY AFTER LOSING HIS CASE IN COURT.

SULLIVAN FILED AN APPEAL MONDAY TO TAKE HIS CASE TO A HIGHER COURT.

SULLIVAN LOST TO MARNI SAWICKI IN NOVEMBER BY 121 VOTES.

THAT WAS NOT ENOUGH TO TRIGGER AN AUTOMATIC RECOUNT.

A JUDGE DENIED HIS REQUEST FOR A NEW ELECTION AND RULED SULLIVAN'S CLAIMS OF A RIGGED ELECTION AS MERITLESS. Return to index of stories...


SULLIVAN APPEAL-SOTVO


49:34 "The system itself it was caused the problem. In order to get a

recount if the difference in the election that one half of one percent

or one half of one percent less you have to go through all these legal

proceedings in order to do it. Someone needs to fix the system."

SAWICKI, AND THE OTHER DEFENDANTS EXPECTED THE APPEAL.

TONIGHT THEY TOLD US THAT ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.

SULLIVAN'S CURRENT ATTORNEY ALSO FILED PAPERWORK SAYING HE WOULD NO LONGER REPRESENT THE FORMER MAYOR. Return to index of stories...


SUPER BOAT PARKING-VO WIPE


SOME CHARLOTTE COUNTY BUSINESSES DON'T WANT TO SHUT DOWN STREETS FOR A WEEKEND BOAT RACE.

STARTING NEXT THURSDAY --

TRAFFIC FOR NON-RESIDENTS WILL BE BLOCKED OFF AT BOTH BRIDGES ON MANASOTA KEY.

BUSINESS OWNERS TELL US PALM SUNDAY WEEKEND IS THE BUSIEST TIME OF THE YEAR.

BUT EVENT ORGANIZERS SAY THE KEY COULD STILL SEE UP TO 80 THOUSAND PEOPLE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


SUPER BOAT PARKING-SOTVO


:01-:04 Beth Anne Berkhart, Resident "I look for some chaos, I look for some disruption and I look for some tempers to fly."

:04-:13 Keyes Almore, Gulf View Grill owner "I worry not only about what's going to happen to myself and also my contemporaries doing business on the key there, but the people who live there."

TICKETS ARE 15 BUCKS AT THE GATE.

IF YOU GO YOU'LL HAVE TO TAKE A SHUTTLE BUS TO THE VENUE. Return to index of stories...


DISNEY ATTEMPTED RAPE-VO WIPE


A MAN WHO TRIED TO RAPE A HOTEL WORKER AT A DISNEY RESORT IS STILL ON THE LOOSE.

ORANGE COUNTY INVESTIGATORS SAY THE MAN PULLED OUT A KNIFE AND ATTACKED HER FRIDAY.

THEY SAY HE TARGETED HER AFTER SHE WENT TO CLEAN AN EMPTY ROOM AT THE ART OF ANIMATION STUDIOS FAMILY SUITES.

SHE GOT AWAY, AND GAVE DEPUTIES ENOUGH INFORMATION TO CREATE A SKETCH.

A FORMER SECURITY CONSULTANT TO THE THEME PARK CALLS IT A CRIME OF OPPORTUNITY. Return to index of stories...


DISNEY ATTEMPTED RAPE-SOTVO


if someone has access to that room, either a friend or a coworker or found it standing open for some reason, they would use the room for that kind of assault.

INVESTIGATORS WILL INTERVIEW HOTEL GUESTS AND REVIEW SECURITY RECORDINGS. Return to index of stories...


FL CHURCH ACCIDENT FOLO-VO


A 79 YEAR OLD DRIVER WHO KILLED THREE PEOPLE IN BRADENTON WILL NOT GO TO JAIL.

TODAY - DOREENE LANDSTRA PLEADED NO CONTEST.

IN FEBRUARY SHE BACKED OVER AND KILLED THREE WOMEN OUTSIDE A CHURCH.

HER CAR ENDED UP IN A CANAL.

A JUDGE FOUND HER GUILTY OF A NON-CRIMINAL INFRACTION FOR IMPROPER BACKING, SUSPENDED HER LICENSE FOR A YEAR, FINED HER A THOUSAND DOLLARS AND SENT HER TO DRIVING SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


FL MAN BURNS TRAILER-SS


A MIAMI MAN IS CHARGED WITH SETTING HIS NEIGHBORS HOUSE ON FIRE BECAUSE THEY'RE LESBIANS.

OFFICERS ARRESTED HIM AFTER SATURDAY'S FIRE.

THE TWO WOMEN AND EIGHT CHILDREN WERE INSIDE AT THE TIME.

THEY GOT OUT.

A NEIGHBOR'S SECURITY SYSTEM RECORDED HIM SETTING THE FIRE.

OFFICERS SAY HE TOLD THEM HE FELT A DEEP REPUGNANCE WHEN HE SAW THEM KISS AND HE DOESN'T THINK THEY DESERVE KIDS. Return to index of stories...


MC DONALDS STALKING ARREST-OC SS


COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES HAVE ARRESTED A WOMAN ACCUSED OF PULLING A MCDONALDS WORKER THROUGH A DRIVE THRU WINDOW.

INVESTIGATORS SAY RENETTE DANY WAS UPSET THE MCDONALDS WORKER HAD A RELATIONSHIP WITH HER OLD BOYFRIEND.

DANY IS ACCUSED OF SLASHING THE WOMAN'S TIRES AND LEAVING THREATENING MESSAGES ON HER PHONE. Return to index of stories...


KIDS ROBBED AT SCHOOL-OC SS OC


AN EAST LEE COUNTY TEEN SAYS HIS CLASSMATES ROBBED HIM.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED THOMAS BOOTH AND WILLIAM BATTLE.

THEY SAY THE PAIR COAXED THE VICTIM IN THE BATHROOM.

THEY SHOVED HIM AGAINST A WALL AND DEMANDED MONEY.

HE TRIED TO GET AWAY BUT ONE BLOCKED THE DOORS WHILE ANOTHER RIPPED HIS PANTS TO GET HIS WALLET.

THEY GOT AWAY WITH 220 DOLLARS.

HE HAD SHOWED A CLASSMATE EARLIER IN THE DAY HOW MUCH MONEY HE HAD.

WHEN THE BOY ASKED THE TEENS WHY THEY WERE ROBBING HIM, THEY SAID: THIS IS WHAT WE DO. Return to index of stories...


RUBIO GM HEARING-POP SOTVO


TODAY SENATOR MARCO RUBIO TOOK HIS TURN GRILLING THE GENERAL MOTORS C-E-O OVER A RECALL CONTROVERSY.

13 PEOPLE DIED BECAUSE OF A BAD PART IN AN IGNITION SWITCH.

G-M ADMITTED IT KNEW ABOUT THE PROBLEM AT LEAST A DECADE AGO, BUT DIDN'T WARN CUSTOMERS, AND MAY HAVE TRIED TO COVER IT UP.

SENATOR RUBIO SAYS THAT'S SOMETHING BUSINESSES IN AMERICA CAN'T DO.

"If I owned a restaurant and poison was one of my ingredients and I decided not to change the recipe, 'cause it cost too much money and someone died -- they'd not only close my restaurant, I'd go to jail."

SENATOR RICHARD BLUMENTHAL FROM CONNECTICUT SAID TODAY G-M WILL LIKELY FACE PROSECUTION BASED ON THE EVIDENCE. Return to index of stories...


BAKER PARK CONTROVERSY-VO


WE'RE TRACKING A CONTROVERSY TONIGHT --

OVER ONE OF THE BIGGEST PROJECTS IN NAPLES HISTORY.

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT PLANS TO BUILD BAKER PARK.

THERE'S A LOT OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT.

LAST MONTH AN AUCTION RAISED MORE THAN FIVE MILLION DOLLARS.

BUT AT CITY COUNCIL TODAY, PEOPLE SAID THEY ARE WORRIED BECAUSE THE SITE USED TO BE AN OLD LANDFILL.

SOME WANT MORE STUDIES TO LOOK AT POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS. Return to index of stories...


YMCA DEMOLITION-VO


TODAY CREWS STARTED TO DEMOLISH PART OF THE GREATER NAPLES Y-M-C-A.

A FIRE LAST LABOR DAY DESTROYED THE MAIN BUILDING, NEAR PINE RIDGE AND AIRPORT PULLING ROADS.

THIS MORNING WORKERS STARTED TEARING DOWN THE FITNESS CENTER AND GYM--

TO OFFICIALLY START THE REBUILDING PROCESS. Return to index of stories...


TREBLE HOOK BAN-VO WIPE


FISHERMEN NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHANGES AT THE NAPLES PIER.

TODAY THE CITY BANNED FISHING HOOKS BLAMED FOR A NUMBER OF PELICAN DEATHS.

YIOU CAN'T ANYTHING WITH TWO HOOKS OR MORE.

NAPLES PIER IS NOW THE FIRST IN THE STATE TO BAN TREBLE HOOKS BY ORDINANCE.

THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SAYS THE MOVE WILL HELP KEEP MORE OF THE BIRDS ALIVE.

A PELICAN CAUGHT ON A TREBLE HOOK RATHER THAN A SINGLE HOOK - IS LESS LIKELY TO SURVIVE. Return to index of stories...


TREBLE HOOK BAN-SOTVO


"we see so much injuries, so much death and if there's a balance we can create where we can diminish some of those injuries - i think it's a great step."

THE CONSERVANCY TREATED MORE THAN 150 INJURED PELICANS OVER THE LAST FEW MONTHS.

THE RULE IS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY. Return to index of stories...


FL VEHICLE REG FEES REDUCED-VO


LOOKING AHEAD --

IT'LL SOON BE CHEAPER TO OWN A CAR IN FLORIDA.

TODAY GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SIGNED A BILL CUTTING VEHICLE FEES STARTING IN SEPTEMBER.

THE COST OF MOTOR VEHICLE TITLES AND REGISTRATIONS WENT UP IN 2009 DURING THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN. Return to index of stories...


SWFL TRAFFIC PATTERNS-VO-WIPE


THERE ARE NOW MORE THAN A MILLION PEOPLE LIVING IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES.

WE WANTED TO FIND OUT , WHETHER OUR ROADS CAN KEEP UP WITH THE GROWTH.

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE LEE COUNTY METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION SAYS THE ROADS ARE FAIRLY GOOD FOR NOW, THANKS IN PART -- TO THE RECESSION.

THAT TIME OF LITTLE GROWTH ALLOWED THE GOVERNMENT TO CATCH UP -- EXPANDING I-75, AMONG OTHER ROAD PROJECTS. Return to index of stories...


SWFL TRAFFIC PATTERNS-SOTVO


"I always looked in the past and thought we were behind the curve, now we're kind of even based on the things we've completed."

THE CAPE CORAL FORT MYERS AREA IS GROWING AT TWO AND A HALF PERCENT, THE 10TH FASTEST IN THE COUNTRY.

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ARE WORKING ON SOME PROJECTS--

FOR EXAMPLE: LANE EXPANSIONS AND TRAFFIC CIRCLES FOR AREAS LIKE ALICO ROAD AND MCGREGOR BOULEVARD. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP


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


TEASE ONE-1 SHOT


NEW AT SIX--

SOMETHING YOU WOULDN'T EXPECT.

THE INTERESTING THING THAT HAPPENED *AFTER POLICE ARRESTED A WOMAN FOR LEAVING HER KIDS IN A HOT CAR.

PLUS: YOU HAVE TO SEE THE NEW WAY DOCTORS ARE TREATING DEPRESSION.

AND THEY SAY IT WORKS.

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


TZ1 A KIDS LEFT IN HOT CAR-VO WIPE


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TZ1 B DEPRESSION HELMET-VOTOPS


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FORT HOOD INCIDENT-ONCAM


NBC Nightly News @nbcnightlynews 1m

BREAKING: A shooting has occurred at Fort Hood, U.S. Army official confirms to NBC News

URGENT - Fort Hood Incident

-- An "incident" was under way at the sprawling central Texas base of Fort Hood, a spokesman said. Chris Haug declined to provide additional information, pending the release of a formal statement. A local sheriff's office said that it had heard a shooting was taking place. "They got some kind of shooting incident going on. They haven't told us anything. It was on post and being handled by the military. Fort Hood has not asked for any assistance," said Lt. Donnie Adams with the Bell County Sheriff's Office. Return to index of stories...


HECKARD WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


MORE SUNSHINE TOMORROW

The outlook is still sunny and bright for southwest Florida this week. Tonight's weather will be mainly clear and temperatures will drop to the lower 60's along the beaches and mid 50's inland. Thursday will be another mostly sunny day. Winds tomorrow will be southeasterly at 10 - 15 mph during the first part of the day and a sea breeze will develop by late afternoon. It will be warm again tomorrow with high temperatures in the mid 80's.

Quiet weather continues on Friday and it looks like there will be more nice weather coming this weekend. The computer forecasts continue to predict another cold front moving toward Florida. but not until next Monday/Tuesday. Until then, our dry and warm weather will continue and no rain is expected until the aforementioned cold front arrives next week. Return to index of stories...


KIDS LEFT IN HOT CAR-TC MON


MANY PEOPLE ARE REACHING OUT TO HELP A MOTHER ARRESTED FOR LEAVING HER TWO CHILDREN IN A HOT CAR.

TONIGHT - WE FIND OUT WHY SHE DID IT AND WHY PEOPLE WANT TO HELP HER. Return to index of stories...


KIDS LEFT IN HOT CAR-PKG


"She's crying in this picture. I mean how can you not want to help her."

IT'S HARD TO SEE THIS PICTURE OF SHANESHA TAYLOR AND NOT HAVE SOME KIND OF REACTION…

"People as a society they want to do good, they want to help."

TAYLOR WAS ARRESTED BY SCOTTSDALE POLICE AFTER HER TWO YOUNG CHILDREN WERE DISCOVERED ALONE IN A CAR. TAYLOR TOLD OFFICERS SHE WAS APPLYING FOR A JOB, AND HAD NO CHILDCARE. HER STORY GOT AN IMMEDIATE RESPONSE ONLINE, AND WITHIN HOURS PEOPLE STARTED DONATING MONEY.

S/Dr. Chante Pantila/Mental Health Counselor:26-:31

"When they see something like that where this lady didn't seem to have any other options, they want to step in and do what they can."

DR. CHANTE PANTILA IS A MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR. SHE SAYS THE PICTURE OF A CRYING MOTHER GETTING BOOKED INTO JAIL, CAN TUG AT YOUR HEARTSTRINGS.

S/Dr. Chante Pantila/Mental Health Counselor:40-:43

"she looks really sad and like she was aware that she had done something wrong."

THOSE CRITICIZING THE PEOPLE DONATING SAY TAYLOR DOESN'T DESERVE A HANDOUT FOR MAKING A MISTAKE.

S/Dr. Chante Pantila/Mental Health Counselor:49-:52

"I can see both sides of the story… why that's not ok. It's Arizona and it's hot and it is abuse."

AMANDA BISHOP - JUST HAPPENED TO HEAR THE STORY WHILE VISITING ARIZONA. BISHOP SET UP THE YOUCARING.COM SITE TO HELP TAYLOR AND HER CHILDREN.

S/Voice of: Amanda Bishop/Set up fundraiser 1:02-1:11

"I decided to go on Facebook and everything was about her children. It made me feel like she really wasn't a bad mother and she made a terrible mistake." Return to index of stories...


KIDS LEFT IN HOT CAR-TC MON


THE SITE SET UP TO HELP TAYLOR HAS ALREADY RAISED MORE THAN 80-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

TAYLOR'S TWO YEAR OLD AND 6 MONTH OLD REMAIN IN STATE CUSTODY.

PEOPLE ARE DONATING TO HELP WITH LEGAL FEES SO SHE CAN TRY TO GET THEM BACK.

FOR MORE INFORMATION--

AND TO MAKE A DONATION--

HEAD TO ABC DASH SEVEN DOT COM.

CLICK ON SITES ON SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


TONGUE ALLERGY TABLET-VO


SOON PEOPLE WITH ALLERGIES COULD AVOID SHOTS.

THE F-D-A APPROVED A NEW TABLET THAT DISSOLVES IN YOUR MOUTH.

IT'S CALLED ORALAIR.

IT'S A MIXTURE OF GRASS POLLEN EXTRACTS.

LIKE ALLERGY SHOTS, THE TREATMENT BUILDS UP A PATIENT'S TOLERANCE.

PATIENTS WHO TOOK THE TABLET SAY IT WORKS. Return to index of stories...


DEPRESSION HELMET-VO


AND TREATING DEPRESSION COULD BE AS EASY AS PUTTING ON A HELMET.

A PROFESSOR AT COPENHAGEN UNIVERSITY IN DENMARK DEVELOPED IT.

IT SENDS PULSES TO THE BRAIN.

RESEARCHERS SAY THE PULSES RESTORE THE BRAIN'S NATURAL ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS.

THE CELLS COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER IN A NORMAL WAY AND DEPRESSION GOES AWAY. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO-POP


ISLAND COAST HAS A NEW FOOTBALL COACH--- AND ONE RAYS PITCHER HAS A NEW CONTRACT---

PLUS --- THIS BAT ENDED UP IN THE SEATS LAST NIGHT--- HOW THEY DECIDED WHO GOT TO KEEP THE BAT IS PRICELESS-- Return to index of stories...


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) CROSSING COUNTY LINES-VOTOPS-WIPE


CRIME ACROSS COUNTY LINES--

THE PUSH TO MAKE IT AN AUTOMATIC FELONY FOR TRAVELING CRIMINALS--

THE NEW BILL LAWMAKERS ARE WORKING--

BUT WILL IT REALLY KEEP YOU SAFER.

ABC 7 INVESTIGATES AT SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


TZ 7 2) RED LIGHT RUNNER HIT BY TRAIN-VOTOPS


A DRIVER RUNS A RED LIGHT--

RIGHT INTO THE PATH OF A TRAIN--

NEW AT 7--

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE TWO CHILDREN AND TWO ADULTS IN THE SUV.

THAT'S AT SEVEN ON SEVEN AFTER WORLD NEWS. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


SPORTS OPEN Return to index of stories...


CHRIS JOHNSON-POPMON


LAST YEAR --- CHRIS JOHNSON FAILED AT HIS JOB--- 68 PERCENT OF THE TIME--- IN LIFE THAT IS NOT GOOD--- IN BASEBALL THAT'S GREAT--- JOHNSON--- WAS A FEW HITS AWAY FROM WINNING THE BATTING TITLE IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE--- HITTING 321---- THE BISHOP VEROT GRAD HOPING TO PICK UP WHERE HE LEFT OFF----- LAST SEASON Return to index of stories...


CHRIS JOHNSON-VOTOPS


JOHNSON AND THE BRAVES IN MILWAUKEE--- TAKING ON THE BREW CREW---

7TH INNING--- NO SCORE--- JOHSON ABOUT TO CHANGE ALL THAT ---- PUTS THAT PITCH INTO THE BULLPEN---- 1-0 BRAVES--

AND THAT WOULD BE IT--- JOHNSON PROVIDING THE ONLY OFFENSE ALL DAY-- 1-0 BRAVES A WINNER Return to index of stories...


TWINS SOX-VOTOPS


BEAUTIFUL SPRING DAY IN CHICAGO- TEMPERATURES IN THE 30S-- FOR THE TWINS AND WHITE SOX

7TH INNING TIED AT 3--- TREVOR PLOUFFE SHOOTS ONE DOWN THE LINE-- 2 RUNS SCORE--- 5-3 TWINS Return to index of stories...


ARCHER RAYS-VOTOPS


THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT FOR CHRIS ARCHER AND THE TAMPA BAY RAYS---

TODAY ARCHER SIGNED A 6 YEAR CONTRACT----- 25 MILLION IS GUARENTEED

IN HIS ROOKIE YEAR LAST SEASON--- ARCHER WAS 9-7 AND FINISHED 3RD IN THE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR VOTING--- Return to index of stories...


ARCHER RAYS-SOTTOPS


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MIRACLE-POPMON


THE FORT MYERS MIRACLE. ARE NOT AFRAID TO HAVE A GOOD TIME AT THE OLD BALLPARK. FROM THEIR THIRSTY THURSDAYS. TO ALLOWING FANS TO BRING THEIR DOGS TO THE STADIUM. BUT PERHAPS THE BEST REASON TO COME TO A MIRACLE GAME. 20 YEAR OLD PHENOM. BYRON BUXTON. Return to index of stories...


MIRACLE-VOTOPS


BUXTON--- IS RATED THE NUMBER ONE PROSPECT IN ALL OF BASEBALL--- AND WILL START THE SEASON ---- IN FORT MYERS---

THE MIRACLE OPEN THE SEASON ON THURSDAY IN JUPITER--- BUT TODAY THEY HELD THEIR MEDIA DAY AT HAMMOND STADIUM---

MANAGER DOUG MIENTKIEWICZ--- IN HIS SECOND YEAR--- WAS ON HAND

FORT MYERS STARTED LAST YEAR WITH 12 STRAIGHT WINS. ROLLING TO THE BEST RECORD IN THE LEAGUE.-- AND THEY EXPECT MORE OF THE SAME--- Return to index of stories...


MIRACLE-SOTTOPS


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ISLAND COAST-VOTOPS


ISLAND COAST HAS HIRED WAYNE BLAIR TO BE THEIR NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH---

BLAIR HAS A WINNING PEDIGREE--- HE PLAYED HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FOR NATIONAL POWER--- ST. THOMAS AQUINAS IN FORT LAUDERDALE--- WINNING 2 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP---

THEN WENT ON TO PLAY AT TULANE--- AND WAS PART OF THEIR UNDEFEATED TEAM IN 1998---

BLAIR SPENT THE LAST 3 YEARS AT THE HEAD COACH OF BOYD ANDERSON HIGH SCHOOL Return to index of stories...


ISLAND COAST-SOTTOPS


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JACKSON-VOTOPS


PRO BOWL WIDE RECEIVER DESEAN JACKSON--- IS HEADING TO THE NATIONS CAPITAL

LAST NIGHT HE SIGNED A 3 YEAR DEAL WITH THE REDSKINS WORTH 24 MILLION DOLLARS---

JACKSON WAS RELEASED BY PHILADELPHIA LAST WEEK-- SAYING HE MADE TOO MUCH MONEY AND HE DIDN'T WORK HARD---

NOW JACKSON HAS A CHANCE TO STICK IT TO HIS FORMER MATES-- 2 TIMES A YEAR--- Return to index of stories...


FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS


RAYS AND JAYS--- LAST NIGHT

EDWIN ENCARNACION LOSES HIS BAT INTO THE STANDS----

TWO FANS HAVE A HOLD OF IT---

SO WHO GETS IT-- HOW ABOUT A GAME OF ROCK PAPERS SCISSORS

PAPER BEATS ROCK-- SORRY GUY Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE-4SHOT


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