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DIRECTORS PAGE NEXT AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
HEADLINES------------- TEASE ONE------------
HL1) ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION-trxVOTOPS TZ1 A GIRL CALLS 911 DURING HOME INVASION-SOTVO
HL2) BACKYARD BURIAL-trxSOTVO TZ1 B SMOKING ON TV-VOTOPS
HL3) HOLE IN ONE-trxVOTOPS JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
WX HL-WX WALL FORECAST-PHC
BREAKING-CLIP FORECAST-WXWALL
ATTEMPTED ABDUCTOR ARRESTED-BNC SS VO UEP CONSTRUCTION DAMAGE-2shot VO WIPE
DEVELOPING-CLIP UEP CONSTRUCTION DAMAGE-SOTVO
COLLIER COUNTY HOME INVASION-OTS GIRL CALLS 911 DURING HOME INVASION-2SHOT
COLLIER COUNTY HOME INVASION-LLPKG GIRL CALLS 911 DURING HOME INVASION-PKG
NORTH FORT MYERS-OTS VO BNR WIPE METEORITE NEARLY HITS SKYDIVER-OC VO
NORTH FORT MYERS-SOTVO SMOKING ON TV-OTS VO
BANK ROBBERY-OTS NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
BACKYARD BURIAL-OC VO WIPE TEASE TWO------------
BACKYARD BURIAL-SOTVO TZ2 A 80 YEAR OLD HOLE IN ONE-VOTOPS-WIPE
SEXUAL BATTERY-OTS SS VO TZ2 B ELECTRONICS AND STORMS-VOTOPS
DRUG BUST-SS(2) 80 YEAR OLD HOLE IN ONE-VO IN TCMON
UNEMPLOYMENT-POP 80 YEAR OLD HOLE IN ONE-SOTVO
SALES TAX HOLIDAYS-POP VO WIPE ELECTRONICS AND STORMS-OTS
SALES TAX HOLIDAYS-SOTVO ELECTRONICS AND STORMS-PKG
FL MAYORS BIKE TO WORK-OC VO WIPE FACEBOOK RECOGNITION SOFTWARE-TCMON VO WIPE
FL MAYORS BIKE TO WORK-SOTVO TECH SAVVY SENIORS-TRX VO TOPS
KIDNEY SURGERY-OTS SS VO NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
LOTTERY WINNERS-OC SS TEASE THREE------------
THINGS TO DO-CLIP TZ3 A LEE WHISTLER BLOWER-VO
MONSTER JAM-SOTVO TOPS TZ3 B GIRL IN COMA-VO
STARS ON ICE-TRX SS TOPS TZ3 C DONNA BROWN HEARING-SOTVO
CAPE CORAL MUD-TRX VOTOPS BNR  


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HEADLINES-------------


A CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER UNDER ARREST--

ACCUSED OF TRYING TO LURE A YOUNG GIRL INTO HIS CAR.

NOW AT 5--

HIS DISTURBING COMMENTS TO CAPE POLICE AND THE CLUES THAT GOT HIM BUSTED.

:01-:09 Amy Machado, Neighbor "All along, she's plotting for his demise. it's unconscionable. it's evil."

BURIED IN THE BACKYARD

NOW- A PORT CHARLOTTE WOMAN IS HEADED TO PRISON FOR HER ROLE IN THE MURDER.

THE SHOCKING NEW DETAILS WE LEARNED IN COURT.

PLUS-

THE GAME OF A LIFETIME.

AN 80-YEAR-OLD'S REACTION AFTER SCORING HER FIRST-EVER HOLE IN ONE!

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


HL1) ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION-trxVOTOPS


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HL2) BACKYARD BURIAL-trxSOTVO


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HL3) HOLE IN ONE-trxVOTOPS


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WX HL-WX WALL


TRACKING A GREAT WEEKEND

It was another mostly sunny and warm Friday across Southwest Florida, with highs pushing into the mid 80s. Expect mostly clear skies this evening with temps falling into the 70s. It will be mild overnight, with lows in the low to mid 60s. Some patchy fog may also develop towards daybreak.

The weekend is still looking great across the region. Mostly sunny skies will be the rule for Saturday, with dry conditions. Highs on Saturday will climb into the mid 80s, with coastal areas in the low 80s courtesy of a afternoon sea breeze.

Sunday will also feature plenty of sun and dry weather. Highs on Sunday will be a touch warmer with temps in the mid to upper 80s, and low 80s along the coast.

Changes arrive to start next week. Our next storm system will approach the region Monday. This will bring increasing clouds through the daytime hours. Despite the clouds, highs on Monday will be in the mid 80s.

A powerful cool front will move into the region on Tuesday. The front will likely spark showers and storms. Some storms could possibly pack a punch as well. Highs on Tuesday will be cooler, with temps in the low 80s.

Behind the front, dry and tranquil conditions return to the area. Sunshine returns for the back end of next week, with highs in the 70s and 80s. Return to index of stories...


BREAKING-CLIP


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ATTEMPTED ABDUCTOR ARRESTED-BNC SS VO


ABC 7 IS FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWS OUT OF CAPE CORAL TONIGHT AT FIVE --

A SEX OFFENDER IS BEHIND BARS AFTER POLICE SAY HE APPROACHED A YOUNG GIRL AND TRIED TO LURE HER INTO THIS CAR.

POLICE SAY THIS MAN, 34-YEAR OLD MARK WISEMAN WAS DRIVING ON HANCOCK BRIDGE PARKWAY WHEN HE SPOKE TO THE GIRL YESTERDAY.

ACCORDING TO REPORTS THE GIRL WAS ON HER WAY TO SCHOOL WHEN THE WISEMAN PULLED UP AND ASKED HER TO GET IN.

POLICE SAY WITNESS SAW THE WHOLE THING AND REPORTED IT TO POLICE.

WISEMAN IS LOCKED UP IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL TONIGHT WITHOUT BOND.

HE IS CHARGED WITH INTERFERING WITH CUSTODY OF A CHILD.

WISEMAN ADMITTED TO POLICE TO OFFERING THE GIRL A RIDE.

REPORTS SAY HE ALSO TOLD POLICE THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO MOVE TO A PLACE WHERE IT'S LEGAL TO HAVE SEX WITH A 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL. Return to index of stories...


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COLLIER COUNTY HOME INVASION-OTS


IT'S A STORY ABC 7 HAS BEEN FOLLOWING CLOSELY-

FAMILIES- TIED UP INSIDE THEIR HOUSES IN AN UPSCALE COLLIER COUNTY COMMUNITY.

IT JUST HAPPENED AGAIN.

DEPUTIES SAY THE CRIME MATCHES THE FOUR OTHER BREAK-INS WHERE GUNMEN TIED UP FAMILIES AND CHILDREN.

ABC7'S RICK RITTER IS AT THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S SUB-STATION WITH THE DETAILS, RICK? Return to index of stories...


COLLIER COUNTY HOME INVASION-LLPKG


-5TH HOME INVASION IN THE COUNTY IN LESS THAN TWO MONTHS

-THIS ONE HAPPENED IN THE QUAIL WEST COMMUNITY - FIVE VICTIMS WERE TIED UP WHILE ROBBERS RANSACKED THEIR HOME AND DEMANDED CASH AND JEWELRY

-JUST LIKE THE OTHER FOUR HOME INVASIONS, THE ROBBERS GOT AWAY

TAKE TRACKED VOSOT

DEPUTIES SAY IT HAPPENED AROUND 9:30 THURSDAY NIGHT.

THREE ROBBERS, ALL MEN, BUSTED INTO A QUAIL WEST WEST HOME ALONG GROVELAND TERRANCE AVENUE WITH FIVE VICTIMS INSIDE.

THAT'S WHEN THE ROBBERS TIED THEM UP, RANSACKED THE PLACE AND DEMANDED CASH AND JEWELRY.

SURE ENOUGH - THEY TOOK OFF AND GOT AWAY.

IT TOOK THE VICTIMS NEARLY AN HOUR TO PRESS THEIR ALARM FOR SECURITY.

WHEN BOTH F-H-P AND DEPUTIES ARRIVED - THE VICTIMS WERE STILL RESTRAINED INSIDE.

NBC2 FIRST BROKE THE STORY FRIDAY MORNING.

MOST RESIDENTS HAD NO IDEA WHAT TOOK PLACE - AND NEVER THOUGHT IT COULD HAPPEN IN THEIR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY.

TAKE SOTS

DURATION = 0:18

Anita/Quail West/ 13:15:05 "are you sure? oh my god.I just can't believe it."

Maureen Podany/Quail West/13:11:41 "If they're still on the loose, it's scary, real scary."

Anita/ 13:14:27 "that stuff just doesn't happen around here, it's safety.got to keep the doors locked.you just never know."

RICK LIVE

-NOT A SINGLE ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN ANY OF THESE HOME INVASIONS OVER THE PAST MONTH AND HALF

-COMING UP AT 4:30/5? - WE'LL BE THE FIRST NEWS STATION TO SPEAK WITH THE HEAD INVESTIGATOR ON THESE HOME INVASION INCIDENTS.

HE'LL GIVE US THE LATEST INFORMATION ON WHERE THEY STAND IN MAKING ANY ARRESTS.

IN CC, RR, ABC7. Return to index of stories...


NORTH FORT MYERS-OTS VO BNR WIPE


ABC7 HAS NEW VIDEO FROM A MOBILE HOME FIRE IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

FIREFIGHTERS SAY A KITCHEN GREASE FIRE IS TO BLAME FOR THIS DAMAGE.

THE FAST MOVING BLAZE SENT ONE MAN TO THE HOSPITAL.

A WOMAN AND SEVERAL CHILDREN MANAGED TO GET OUT IN TIME.

BUT SOME OF THEIR PETS DIDN'T. FOUR DOGS DIED.

NEIGHBORS TELL ABC7--

FLAMES SHOT THROUGH THE ROOF AND OUT THE WINDOWS-- Return to index of stories...


NORTH FORT MYERS-SOTVO


Danielle Pirtle

Lost Home

26:22

Little girl: mommy?

Mom: what baby?

Little girl: why did you take my house apart?

Mom: i didnt take your house apart the fire

Little girl: why was it apart?

Mom: the fire took it apart

26:35

FIRE FIGHTERS WANT TO REMIND PEOPLE-

NEVER TO FIGHT A GREASE FIRE WITH WATER--

USE A CLOTH OR BLANKET--

WATER CAUSES GREASE FIRES TO SPREAD QUICKLY. Return to index of stories...


BANK ROBBERY-OTS


HAPPENING RIGHT NOW-

NAPLES POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A BANK ROBBERY.

IT HAPPENED AT THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK ON FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH AROUND THREE

OFFICERS SAY A MAN WITH A GUN CAME IN AND DEMANDED MONEY

SHE GAVE HIM MONEY AND HE RAN.

2 CUSTOMERS WERE INSIDE AT THE TIME

EVERYONE IS OKAY.

STAY WITH ABC 7 FOR THE LASTEST ON THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


BACKYARD BURIAL-OC VO WIPE


ALL NEW AT FIVE -

A JURY JUST CONVICTED A PORT CHARLOTTE CAREGIVER OF SECOND-DEGREE MURDER.

TWO YEARS AGO THE BODY OF 74-YEAR-OLD WILLIAM TAYLOR WAS FOUND BURIED IN HIS BACKYARD.

TODAY A JURY FOUND ANNA NANGLE GUILTY OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER.

SHE HELPED HIDE HER BOYFRIEND, JUAN REYES, FROM INVESTIGATORS.

PROSECUTORS SAY REYES STRANGLED TAYLOR AND BURIED HIM AFTER HE BECAME JEALOUS OF NANGLE'S RELATIONSHIP WITH TAYLOR. Return to index of stories...


BACKYARD BURIAL-SOTVO


SOTS:16

:01-:09 Amy Machado, Neighbor "All along, she's plotting for his demise. it's unconscionable. it's evil."

"It's a sad thing. you're a caregiver and you're trusting somebody to take care of you and. they didn't do that."

NANGLE WILL BE SENTENCED ON MAY 24TH.

REYES HAS YET TO GO TO TRIAL. Return to index of stories...


SEXUAL BATTERY-OTS SS VO


FORT MYERS POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR A SUSPECT INVOLVED IN A SEXUAL BATTERY AND YOU MAY BE ABLE TO HELP.

OVERNIGHT, POLICE WERE SEARCHING LORA STREET, TRYING TO FIND 38 YEAR OLD IDELFONSO

SANTANA-GRAJALES.

POLICE SAY HE'S WANTED FOR A SEXUAL BATTERY FROM MARCH 7TH.

OFFICERS CONFRONTED HIM AT A HOME LAST NIGHT, BUT HE RAN INTO THE WOODS NEAR BELL STREET AND VAN BUREN STREET OFF PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

IF YOU KNOW WHERE HE IS, CALL FORT MYERS POLICE OR CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


DRUG BUST-SS(2)


ALL NEW AT FIVE -

ABC7 IS EXPOSING THE FORT MYERS HOUSE OFFICERS SAY USED TO DISTRIBUTE DRUGS.

ERIC CRAWFORD IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN COCAINE - HAVING MARIJUANA WITH THE INTENT TO SELL.

HE BONDED OUT OF JAIL.

YESTERDAY A SWAT TEAM SEARCHED HIS HOUSE ON THOMAS STREET,

THEY FOUND COCAINE, MARIJUANA, SCALES, CASH AND ZIPLOC BAGS. Return to index of stories...


UNEMPLOYMENT-POP


NEW UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS ARE OUT -

ABC 7 IS FINDING OUT THE U-S ADDED 192-THOUSAND JOBS IN MARCH.

GOVERNMENT JOBS HOWEVER, REMAIN FLAT.

THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ALSO HOLDS STEADY AT 6-POINT-7 PERCENT. Return to index of stories...


SALES TAX HOLIDAYS-POP VO WIPE


TAX BREAKS COULD BE COMING TO FLORIDA IN A LOT OF DIFFERENT WAYS.

THURSDAY - THE HOUSE PASSED A BILL CREATING FOUR SHOPPING HOLIDAYS WHERE SALES TAX IS WAIVED.

IT'S PART OF THE GOVERNOR'S PLEA TO CUT 500-MILLION DOLLARS IN TAXES THIS LEGISLATIVE SESSION.

WE'RE USED TO THE BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING HOLIDAY.

THIS BILL ADDS TAX FREE DAYS FOR GYM MEMBERSHIPS - ENERGY EFFICIENT APPLIANCES - AND HURRICANE SUPPLIES.

PEOPLE ABC 7 TALKED TO, NATURALLY LIKE THE IDEA. Return to index of stories...


SALES TAX HOLIDAYS-SOTVO


2:40/15 first of all it reminds people they do Need to think particularly for hurricane season. And they get out and if they're getting good discounts all the better! 2:40:25

THE SENATE HASN'T PASSED ITS VERSION OF THIS BILL - SO NOTHING IS OFFICIAL YET.

ORIGINALLY THE GOVERNOR WANTED A TEN-DAY BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING HOLIDAY -

BUT LAWMAKERS PLAN TO KEEP IT AT JUST THREE DAYS. Return to index of stories...


FL MAYORS BIKE TO WORK-OC VO WIPE


FIFTEEN SOUTH FLORIDA MAYORS HIT THE PAVEMENT.

THE LEADERS TOOK PART IN "BIKE305 BIKE TO WORK DAY."

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY MAYOR CARLOS GIMENEZ PARTICIPATED TO ENCOURAGE FLORIDIANS TO RIDE TO WORK. Return to index of stories...


FL MAYORS BIKE TO WORK-SOTVO


"Biking promotes a healthy lifestyle. Also promotes an alternative to driving your car on congested roadways to get to work. So the message is, if you can, go ahead and use your bike to get to work."

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY IS WORKING TO BUILD 4-HUNDRED MORE MILES OF BIKE PATHS AND GREEN WAYS. Return to index of stories...


KIDNEY SURGERY-OTS SS VO


A FORT MYERS MAN HAS A NEW KIDNEY.

HIS FAMILY TURNED TO FACEBOOK TO SEARCH FOR A DONOR.

MARK PUSA-TER IS NOW RECOVERING IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER A SUCCESSFUL TRANSPLANT YESTERDAY.

MARK WAS ONCE OF THE MORE THAN 118 THOUSAND PEOPLE IN THE U-S WAITING FOR A LIFESAVING ORGAN TRANSPLANT.

IT'S A STORY ABC 7 BROUGHT YOU LAST AUGUST-

AFTER HIS FAMILY MEMBERS WERE ALL REJECTED AS POTENTIAL DONORS THE FAMILY CREATED A FACEBOOK PAGE TO TRY AND FIND A SUITABLE DONOR.

THEY FOUND ONE- WHO TURNED OUT TO BE A CLOSE FAMILY FRIEND.

THE FAMILY TELLS US MARK AND THE DONOR ARE DOING WELL. Return to index of stories...


LOTTERY WINNERS-OC SS


NEW AT 5-

WE'RE MEETING THE PORT CHARLOTTE FAMILY WHO JUST WON 5 MILLION DOLLARS IN THE LOTTERY.

THE HELLMAN FAMILY CLAIMED THE TOP PRIZE IN A SCRATCH-OFF GAME.

THEY CHOSE TO RECEIVE THEIR WINNINGS IN A ONE-TIME, LUMP-SUM PAYMENT OF NEARLY THREE AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS.

THEY TELL US IN RECENT YEARS THEY HAD TO DOWNSIZE THEIR HOME, EVEN SLEEPING ON THE DINING ROOM FLOOR. Return to index of stories...


THINGS TO DO-CLIP


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MONSTER JAM-SOTVO TOPS


NATS OF TRUCK REVVING

THIS WEEKEND THERE'S NO SHORTAGE OF THINGS TO DO.

MONSTER TRUCKS ARE JUMPING, SPINNING AND WEAVING THROUGH TRACKS RIGHT NOW AT THE FLORIDA SPORTS PARK IN NAPLES.

THE MONSTER TRUCK JAM LASTS THROUGH SUNDAY.

GATES OPEN AT 6:30 AND TICKETS ARE 15 DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


STARS ON ICE-TRX SS TOPS


U-S OLYMPIC GOLD ICE SKATING TEAM MERYL DAVIS AND CHARLIE WHITE ARE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TONIGHT.

THE GOLD MEDALISTS AND OTHER OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS WILL BE PERFORM IN THE STARS ON ICE SHOW.

IT'S TONIGHT AT 7:30 AT GERMAIN ARENA.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE TICKET -- BAD NEWS.

THE SHOW'S SOLD OUT. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL MUD-TRX VOTOPS BNR


CREWS ARE BUSY MAKING A GIANT MUD PIT IN CAPE CORAL.

IT'S FOR THE CRAZE 5K FELLOWSHIP RACE AT CAPE CHRISTIAN ON SATURDAY.

PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE NON-PROFIT CALLED NOT IN MY CITY.

THE GROUP MENTORS AT-RISK YOUTH, AND PROVIDES SERVICES FOR MARRIED COUPLES AND FAMILIES.

ONINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED- BUT YOU CAN STILL REGISTER AT THE RACE.

HEAD TO ABC-7.COM AND CLICK SITES ON SEVEN FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ALL OF THESE EVENTS. Return to index of stories...


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


"There's men trying to break into our house and me and my little sister are home alone."

TWO SISTERS TERRIFIED.

MEN INSIDE OF THEIR HOUSE.

HEAR THE 9-1-1 CALL AND ABC7 REVEALS IF THE MEN FOUND THEM.

THAT'S NEXT.

PLUS -

ARE YOUR FAVORITE STARS LIGHTING UP ON TELEVISION?

THE SMOKING AND WHAT IT'S DOING TO YOUR CHILDREN.

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


TZ1 A GIRL CALLS 911 DURING HOME INVASION-SOTVO


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TZ1 B SMOKING ON TV-VOTOPS


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JP WEATHERATE 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


TRACKING A GREAT WEEKEND

It was another mostly sunny and warm Friday across Southwest Florida, with highs pushing into the mid 80s. Expect mostly clear skies this evening with temps falling into the 70s. It will be mild overnight, with lows in the low to mid 60s. Some patchy fog may also develop towards daybreak.

The weekend is still looking great across the region. Mostly sunny skies will be the rule for Saturday, with dry conditions. Highs on Saturday will climb into the mid 80s, with coastal areas in the low 80s courtesy of a afternoon sea breeze.

Sunday will also feature plenty of sun and dry weather. Highs on Sunday will be a touch warmer with temps in the mid to upper 80s, and low 80s along the coast.

Changes arrive to start next week. Our next storm system will approach the region Monday. This will bring increasing clouds through the daytime hours. Despite the clouds, highs on Monday will be in the mid 80s.

A powerful cool front will move into the region on Tuesday. The front will likely spark showers and storms. Some storms could possibly pack a punch as well. Highs on Tuesday will be cooler, with temps in the low 80s.

Behind the front, dry and tranquil conditions return to the area. Sunshine returns for the back end of next week, with highs in the 70s and 80s. Return to index of stories...


UEP CONSTRUCTION DAMAGE-2shot VO WIPE


MORE CAPE CORAL HOMEOWNERS FEAR THEIR HOMES ARE CRUMBLING BENEATH THEM BECAUSE OF THE UTILITIES EXPANSION PROJECT.

TODAY ABC7 GOT THE DOCUMENTS THAT SHOW SEVEN NEW COMPLAINTS IN THE AREA KNOWN AS SOUTHWEST 6 AND 7.

HOMEOWNERS SAY CRACKS ARE NOW SHOWING IN DIFFERENT PLACES ALL AROUND THEIR HOMES.

THEY SAY THE SHAKING CAUSED BY THE MACHINARY IS SO BAD ITS CREATING ALL THE DAMAGE.

RESIDENTS TELL US CITY OFFICIALS HAVE STOPPED BY TO DOCUMENT THE DAMAGE BUT HAVEN'T TOUCHED BASE WITH THEM SINCE. Return to index of stories...


UEP CONSTRUCTION DAMAGE-SOTVO


We have a lot of big cracks here inside the floor, plus outside too.

TODAY CITY OFFICIALS DID NOT RESPOND TO OUR QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE LATEST CLAIMS--

BUT IN A PAST STATEMENT HAVE TOLD US WHILE THE CONSTRUCTION CREATES NOISE AND VIBRATION, IT WOULD NOT RISE TO THE LEVEL OF "EARTHQUAKE CONDITIONS" Return to index of stories...


GIRL CALLS 911 DURING HOME INVASION-2SHOT


SCARY MOMENTS FOR TWO UTAH GIRLS WHO WERE HOME ALONE-

WHEN BURGLARS BROKE IN.

AND WHAT THE 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL *DID* SAVED HER AND HER SISTER. Return to index of stories...


GIRL CALLS 911 DURING HOME INVASION-PKG


911 CALL

"There's men trying to break into our house and me and my little sister are

home alone."

HORROR.AND HEROISM. THIS IS THE INCREDIBLE 9-1-1 CALL MADE BY 13 YEAR OLD

KYLEE NEWELL AS SHE AND HER 8 YEAR OLD SISTER FOUND THEMSELVES HOME

ALONEWITH 2 ALLEGED INTRUDERS.

911 CALL

Caller: "They were banging on the door."

Dispatcher: "Which door?"

Caller: "At my front door."

*THE GIRLS- HIDING IN THEIR BEDROOM CLOSETS AS POLICE SAY ROBERT PAUL AND

AMY HULSE KICKED IN THE DOOR OF THEIR UTAH HOME AND STARTED RANSACKING IT.

911 CALL

Caller" "They're now in the house."

Dispatcher: OK where are they at, upstairs?"

Caller: "yeah"

SOT: Kylee Newell "I was having a hard time breathing cause I was crying so

much."

KYLEE- SAYS SHE EVENTUALLY BROKE DOWN-- BUT MANAGED TO KEEP CALM WHILE ON

THE PHONE WITH 911.

SOT: Kylee Newell ""I knew my sister is in the closet, and if he catches me

he's gonna catch her too, so I had to think of her, not just myself-and that

's probably what made my keep my cool."

*INCREDIBLY-BOTH KYLEE AND AUDREE REMAINED HIDDEN UNTIL POLICE ARRIVEDJUST

AS THE SUSPECTS WERE FLEEING THE SCENE. THEY WERE ARRESTED ON BURGLARY,

THEFT AND DRUG CHARGES AND HAVE YET TO ENTER A PLEA.

SOT: Father of Girls "They went and trashed our bedroom, my wife's and my

bedroom/ "I'm so proud of my oldest and even my youngest for what they did.

"

AND LITTLE AUDREE? SHE SAYS SHE'S THANKFUL FOR HER BIG SISTER'S BIG-TIME

BRAVERY

SOT: 8 year old Audree Newell "I'm grateful that she saved me and that the

robber did not turn around." Return to index of stories...


METEORITE NEARLY HITS SKYDIVER-OC VO


VIDEO YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS-

WHEN A METEORITE NEARLY HITS A SKYDIVER.

CHECK IT OUT -

IT HAPPENED OVER NORWAY IN 2012.

AND THE SKYDIVER DIDN'T NOTICE IT AT THE TIME-

HE LOOKED AT THE TAPE LATER AND SAW A ROCK SHOOTING BY HIM WHILE HE WAS IN THE AIR.

IF IT WAS A METEORITE-

IT IS THE FIRST TIME ONE HAS BEEN CAPTURED FALLING DURING WHAT'S CALLED "DARK FLIGHT." WHEN IT HAS COOLED AND NO LONGER LIT UP. Return to index of stories...


SMOKING ON TV-OTS VO


LESS TOBACCO USE ON TELEVISION MAY MEAN FEWER PEOPLE ARE SMOKING IN REAL LIFE.

SINCE THE EARLY 1960'S, SMOKING PREVALENCE AMONG AMERICAN ADULTS HAS FALLEN ON AVERAGE BY TWO PACKS *PER ADULT -- PER YEAR.*

RESEARCHERS SAY THE DROP IN SMOKING IN TELEVISION SHOWS HAS HAD *HALF* AS MUCH OF AN IMPACT ON FALLING SMOKING RATES THAN THE SPIKE IN CIGARETTE PRICES. Return to index of stories...


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


A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HOLE-IN-ONE.

MEET THE **80-YEAR-OLD** ****WOMAN**** WHO MADE THE ONCE IN A LIFETIME SHOT.

WE SHOW YOU THE COURSE.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IS THE CENTER FOR THUNDERSTORMS.

IN THE SUMMER -- THEY HIT HARD. AND CAN RUIN YOUR ELECTRONICS.

AHEAD - ABC7S SMART SHOPPER FINDS OUT WHAT YOU NEED TO DO NOW TO PROTECT THOSE PRICEY PIECES. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A 80 YEAR OLD HOLE IN ONE-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TZ2 B ELECTRONICS AND STORMS-VOTOPS


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80 YEAR OLD HOLE IN ONE-VO IN TCMON


A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME EXPERIENCE FOR THIS 80-YEAR-OLD WOMAN.

SHE'D BEEN TRYING FOR 10 YEARS AND TODAY-FINALLY- GOT GOT A HOLE IN ONE.

LEE COSTIGAN HAS BEEN IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FOR THREE MONTHS.

SHE'S HEADING BACK TO PENNSYLVANIA NEXT WEEK.

AND JUST IN TIME- SHE PLAYED THE BEST GAME OF HER LIFE, YESTERDAY AT THE COLONIAL COUNTRY CLUB. Return to index of stories...


80 YEAR OLD HOLE IN ONE-SOTVO


2:34 "two men came up behind us and said I think it went in and I went over & there it was and I'm screaming, I did it, I did it. 2:44

THE HOLE IN ONE WAS ON THE 7TH HOLE.

SHE ALSO SHOT A 41 ON 9 HOLES.

CONGRATULATIONS LEE. Return to index of stories...


ELECTRONICS AND STORMS-OTS


SPRING STORMS POP UP IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA -- SOMETIMES WITHOUT NOTICE.

THOSE STORMS CAN DAMAGE YOUR PLANS AND YOUR WALLET.

ABC 7 SMART SHOPPER CHLOE MORRONI SHOWS US HOW TO PROTECT YOUR ELECTRONICS FROM MOTHER NATURE'S WRATH. Return to index of stories...


ELECTRONICS AND STORMS-PKG


TRT :57

SUPER: Steven Shilling - Computer Tech:19-:25

OC: I'm Chloe Morroni

IN A FLASH…

54:20 -:26

"I see more computers damaged from rain storms than anything else."

YOU COULD LOSE A LOT…

54:44

"A black out brown outs or power surge can destroy a power supply a hard drive a mother board or all three."

COMPUTER TECHNICIAN STEVEN SHILLING FROM COMPUTER SOLUTIONS OF AMERICA SAYS ALL TOO OFTEN FOLKS THINK THEY'RE PC IS PROTECTED.

54:53

Even if you have a battery backup or surge protector which claim to protect it from electricity, they don't always do that."

AND REPAIRS CAN BE COSTLY, OR YOU MIGHT HAVE TO SHELL OUT A SMALL FORTUNE FOR A NEW COMPUTER IF IT CAN'T BE FIXED.

SHILLING SAYS THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY TO KNOW YOUR COMPUTER WON'T GET FRIED….

54:28

Whenever I leave the house and expect it to be raining or if I'm going to be gone for a long time. I would either turn my computer off or turn it off and unplug it completely."

SHILLING SAYS WHILE IT SOUNDS SIMPLE, A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T DO IT…BUT CERTAINLY WISH THEY HAD…

THE MORAL OF THIS STORY, IT ONLY TAKES A SECOND TO SAVE YOURSELF SOME TIME AND MONEY.

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FACEBOOK RECOGNITION SOFTWARE-TCMON VO WIPE


HELPFUL OR CREEPY?

FACEBOOK RESEARCHERS ARE LOOKING AT TECHNOLOGY THAT CAN IDENTIFY PEOPLE IN PHOTOS *ALMOST AS PRECISELY AS HUMANS.

FACIAL-RECOGNITION SOFTWARE ALREADY LETS FACEBOOK USERS SUGGEST TAGS ON PHOTOS.

BUT THIS NEW TECHNOLOGY, CALLED "DEEPFACE," IS MORE ACCURATE BECAUSE IT CAN IDENTIFY PEOPLE FROM THE SIDE.

RESEARCHERS SAY IT RECOGNIZES THE CORRECT FACE 97-PERCENT OF THE TIME.

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TECH SAVVY SENIORS-TRX VO TOPS


SENIORS ARE GETTING MORE TECH SAVVY.

A PEW RESEARCH STUDY FINDS ABOUT 60-PERCENT OF SENIORS GO ONLINE-

THAT'S UP SIX PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR.

AND YOUNGER SENIORS ARE EVEN MORE CONNECTED. WITH 74-PERCENT OF PEOPLE AGES 65 TO 69 GOING ONLINE.

AND 77-PERCENT OF SENIORS NOW HAVE A CELL PHONE-

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TEASE THREE------------


TRACKING CORRUPTION IN LEE COUNTY.

NOW THERE'S A NEW WAY TO BLOW THE WHISTLE.

ABC7 SHOWS YOU WHAT THE COUNTY IS DOING TO INVESTIGATE THE PROBLEMS YOU FIND.

SHE'S 13 YEARS OLD AND IN A COMA.

THE BULLYING AND THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FIGHT THAT SENT HER TO THE HOSPITAL.

THEN THIS--

Babette Phillips, Patrick's Daughter

01:53:38 "He is gone. He is gone. He is dead."

THE DAUGHTER OF A MAN KILLED ON U-S 41 IS SPEAKING OUT.

THIS AFTER THE NAPLES WOMAN WHO ADMITS SHE KILLED HIM WHLE DRIVING DRUNK IS SENTENCED.

NEW AT 5-THIRTY--

THE EMOTIONAL TESTIMONY AND HER SENTENCE.

BUT FIRST - MEET ABC 7'S FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY.

THERESA ANN OF CAPE CORAL

THANKS FOR WATCHING THERESA.

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TZ3 B GIRL IN COMA-VO


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