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BREAKING NEWS CLIP TZ4 C TSA PATS DOWN KIDS-VOTOPS
HEADLINES------------- CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX
HL1) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-VO NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP
HL2) NAPLES SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-VO-WIPE NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS
HL3) MILK THROUGH XRAY SCANNER-VOTOPS TS1) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-BNC OC-VO
WX HL-WX WALL TS2) NAPLES SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-VOTOPS
NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS TS3) FCAT ISSUES-OC-VO
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-2 SH POP VO 4TH GRADER BRINGS POT TO SCHOOL-TRX-TC MON VO
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-LIVE 4TH GRADER BRINGS POT TO SCHOOL-PKG
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-VO 4TH GRADER BRINGS POT TO SCHOOL-OC
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-SOT GA GUN BILL-TRX-VO
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-LIVE BILL CLINTON TO HEADLINE GIFFORDS' GROUP-VO
COLLIER HOME INVASIONS-TRX-VO MA:HILLARY CLINTON ON SEXIST ATTACK DURING CAMPAIG
NAPLES SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-OTS VO MA:HILLARY CLINTON ON SEXIST ATTACK DURING CAMPAIG
AFGHAN KILLINGS-TRX-VO TAX REFUND SCAM ARRESTS-VO
OBAMA UKRAINE JAPAN-BNC U OF IA SERVER BREACH-TRX-VO
OBAMA UKRAINE JAPAN-TRX-PKG TSA PATS DOWN KIDS-TRX-VOTOPS
JOCELYN LUCK PLEA DEAL-OC-VO-(2SS) DRUNK DAD HAS KID DRIVE-VO
DAYCARE CRASH FOLO-TC MON VO CHEERLEADERS FILE LAWSUIT-OC SOTVO
DANE EAGLE IN TALLY-OC-SS-SOTVO USF GRADUATION ETTIQUETTE-OC-SS
KS JCC SUSPECT IN COURT-VO TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT
EXECUTION LAST NIGHT-TRX-SS TZ5 A HERBALLIFE CLAIMS-VO-WIPE
POSTAL PROTEST-TRX-VO TZ5 B COST OF BEING A WEDDING GUEST-VOTOPS
E CIG BAN-VO WEATHER TEASE-WX ID
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT COST OF BEING A WEDDING GUEST-2-SHOT
TZ 1A MILK THROUGH XRAY SCANNER-VOTOPS COST OF BEING A WEDDING GUEST-PKG
WEATHER TEASE-WX ID ALLYSON WXRATE OPEN-CLIP
MILK THROUGH XRAY SCANNER-2-SHOT CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST
MILK THROUGH XRAY SCANNER-PKG FORECAST-WX WALL
TEASE TWO-2-SHOT HERBALLIFE CLAIMS-2 SHOT
TZ2 A SPEED LIMIT ON 75-VO HERBALLIFE CLAIMS-PKG
TZ2 B VR LABS LATEST-VO HERBALLIFE CLAIMS-OC
NASA:ASTRONAUT TAKES SPACEWALK SELFIE-TRX-VOTOPS BABY MONITOR RECALL-TRX-VO
ALLYSON WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP LIGHTBULB DISPOSAL-TRX-TC MON VO
CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST GOOGLE BACK IN TIME-VO
FORECAST-WXWALL OLIVE GARDEN DEAL-TRX-VOTOPS
FLORIDA LOW CRIME RATE-TRX-BNC-OC-SS-BNR TEASE SIX-2-SHOT
FMPD CRIME STATISTICS-SS-TOPS TZ6 A PHELPS ANNOUNCES COMEBACK-VO
SPEED LIMIT ON 75-TCMON VO-WIPE TZ6 B DELAY IN CHRIS BROWN TRIAL-VO
SPEED LIMIT ON 75-SOTVO FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL
TEXTING & DRIVING FATALITIES-BNC PHELPS ANNOUNCES COMEBACK-VO
CVS SPILL-TRX-VOTOPS DELAY IN CHRIS BROWN TRIAL-VO
VR LABS LATEST-TRX-VO J.K. ROWLING NOVEL GOES TO TV-TRX-VOTOPS
CAPE COUNCIL BUDGET PROGRAM-VO MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE-VO
FCAT ISSUES-VO THINK PINK MIRACLE GAME-OC BNR
TEASE THREE-2-SHOT TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS
TZ3 A NUDE PHOTOSHOOTS EMPOWERING OR DEMEANING FOR TS1) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-VOTOPS
NUDE PHOTOSHOOTS EMPOWERING OR DEMEANING FOR WOMEN TS2) NAPLES SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-VOTOPS
NUDE PHOTOSHOOTS EMPOWERING OR DEMEANING FOR WOMEN TS3) MAN TAKING PICS OF KIDS-VOTOPS
TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT TS4) FCAT ISSUES-VOTOPS
TZ4 A 4TH GRADER BRINGS POT TO SCHOOL-VO-WIPE FINAL WEATHER-WX GFX
TZ4 B GA GUN BILL-VOTOPS-WIPE CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI


BREAKING NEWS CLIP


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


HELICOPTERS, K-9'S.

MORE THAN TWO DOZEN DEPUTIES.

CATCHING THE SUSPECTS IN THE ACT.

AN ARMED HOME INVASION NOW UNDER INVESTIGATION

THE LATEST IN A LIVE REPORT.

AND SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN NAPLES

IN A GATED COMMUNITY

PUT RESIDENTS ON HIGH ALERT.

ARE THESE HOME INVASIONS CONNECTED.

AND MOMS. WHAT DO YOU THINK

A MOTHER HARRASSED BY THE *T-S-A

TO SCREEN HER BREAST MILK.

NOW FIRING BACK IN A LAWSUIT.

WHAT SHE'S HOPING TO ACHIEVE. Return to index of stories...


HL1) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-VO


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HL2) NAPLES SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-VO-WIPE


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HL3) MILK THROUGH XRAY SCANNER-VOTOPS


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WX HL-WX WALL


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NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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LEHIGH HOME INVASION-2 SH POP VO


WE'RE FOLLOWING DEVELOPING NEWS IN LEE COUNTY. AN ARMED HOME INVASION INSIDE A LEHIGH ACRES HOME.

DEPUTIES FIRING THEIR GUNS. AND POLICE DOGS BEING UNLEASHED TO HUNT DOWN THE ROBBERS.

THE WHOLE THING WENT DOWN JUST BEFORE 1 AM.

DEPUTIES THEN LAUNCHED A MASSIVE SEARCH --

ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR.

OUR OWN DANIELLE KOLENIAK HAS BEEN SIDE BY SIDE WITH DEPUTIES. AS

THEY TRACKED DOWN THE FOUR SUSPECTS. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-LIVE


ITS ALMOST 9 HOURS LATER AND ITS STILL A VERY ACTIVE SCENE AT THE HOME

AND STREET WHERE THE ARMED ROBBERY TOOK PLACE OVERNIGHT.

SHOW SCENE

RIGHT NOW DETECTIVES ARE WORKING INSIDE THE HOME AND ON CLOW STREET

GATHERING EVIDENCE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-VO


WE'RE LEARNING WHEN FOUR MEN WITH GUNS ENTERED THE WOMAN'S HOME SHE CALLED 911.

WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED THEY FIRED AT THE 4 SUSPECTS.

AFTER A 3 HOUR SEARCH BY LAND AND SKY ALL 4 SUSPECTS WERE TAKEN DOWN

AND BROUGHT INTO CUSTODY.

WE SPOKE TO THE WOMAN WHO LIVES RIGHT NEXT DOOR.

HER SON CALLED HER TO SEE IF SHE WAS OK, THATS WHEN SHE LEARNED

EVERYTHING WAS HAPPENING RIGHT NEXT DOOR. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-SOT


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"I started to freak out so I got up and turned all the lights on, to

make sure everything was ok. That's when I looked outside and saw

nothing but patrol cars. I was freaking out." Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-LIVE


NO WORD ON THE SUSPECTS INJURIES. THE VICTIM AND DEPUTIES WERE NOT INJURED.

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COLLIER HOME INVASIONS-TRX-VO


IN COLLIER COUNTY. FAMILIES ARE STILL ON HIGH ALERT,

AFTER A STRING OF VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS,

IN UPSCALE NEIGHBORHOODS.

CRIME STOPPERS RELEASED THIS VIDEO. FROM ONE OF THE INCIDENTS.

AND SINCE WE AIRED IT LAST WEEK --

THE TASK FORCE GOT SIX GOOD LEADS - GIVING THEM A TOTAL OF 27.

THE F-B-I IS JUMPING IN.

THEY HOPE THE FEDS CAN ENHANCE THE IMAGE -- TO GET A BETTER DESCRIPTION OF THE SUSPECTS. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-OTS VO


DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING A REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY NEAR THE GREY OAKS COMMUNITY IN NAPLES.

THIS IS NOT CONNECTED TO THE INCIDENT IN LEHIGH ACRES THIS MORNING.

AN OFF DUTY OFFICER TOLD DEPUTIES HE SAW TWO PEOPLE OVER NEAR THIS WOODED AREA GET OUT OF A VEHICLE WEARING TACTICAL GEAR LATE LAST NIGHT.

DEPUTIES SEARCHED THE AREA BY HELICOPTER-- BUT DID NOT FIND ANYONE. Return to index of stories...


AFGHAN KILLINGS-TRX-VO


AT THE U-S EMBASSY IN KABUL. THREE AMERICAN DOCTORS, ARE DEAD.

POLICE SAY A HOSPITAL GUARD OPENED FIRE -- KILLING THEM AND WOUNDING ANOTHER.

IT HAPPED AT THE CURE INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL.

THE GUNMAN IS IN CUSTODY.

THIS IS THE SECOND UNPROVOKED ATTACK ON FOREIGNERS. BY AFGHAN POLICEMEN IN RECENT WEEKS. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA UKRAINE JAPAN-BNC


NOW TO PRESIDENT OBAMA'S TOUGH TALK ON RUSSIA- AND RAISING THE STAKES IN THE WAR OF WORDS WITH PRESIDENT PUTIN--THREATENING "CONSEQUENCES" IF THEY DON'T BACK DOWN IN UKRAINE.

ABC'S JON KARL IS TRAVELING WITH THE PRESIDENT IN TOKYO. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA UKRAINE JAPAN-TRX-PKG


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JOCELYN LUCK PLEA DEAL-OC-VO-(2SS)


ABC-7 HAS BEEN TRACKING THIS FOR MONTHS.

WE'RE LEARNING JOYCELIN LUCK. WILL TESTIFY AGAINST STEVEN TOMPKINS, AS PART OF HER PLEA DEAL.

THE SOUTH CAROLINA TEEN. GOT CAUGHT UP IN A SWFL MURDER CASE. AND NATIONWIDE MANHUNT.

SHE CONFESSED TO HER ROLE HELPING HIM FLEE - IN A LEE COUNTY COURTROOM WEDNESDAY.

TOMPKINS IS ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS MOM AND BROTHER. IN THEIR LEHIGH ACRES HOME.

LUCK IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE FIVE YEARS OF PROBATION.

SENTENCING IS IN NOVEMBER. Return to index of stories...


DAYCARE CRASH FOLO-TC MON VO


WE HAVE NEW DETAILS THIS MORNING ON THE DEADLY DAY CARE CRASH IN ORANGE COUNTY --

AUTHORITIES TOOK A MAN INTO CUSTODY AT THE HOUSE WHERE THEY SAY *ROBERT COR-CHADO* DITCHED HIS S-U-V EARLIER THIS MONTH.

CORCHADO TURNED HIMSELF IN AFTER A MANHUNT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE FORCED ANOTHER CAR OFF THE ROAD, SENDING IT CAREENING INTO A DAYCARE BEFORE HE TOOK OFF.

A 4-YEAR OLD GIRL DIED.

MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE WERE HURT. Return to index of stories...


DANE EAGLE IN TALLY-OC-SS-SOTVO


CAPE CORAL STATE REPRESENTATIVE. DANE EAGLE. GOT ARRESTED FOR DUI.

HE OPENED UP ABC'S REPORTER GEORGE SOLIS.

WHO CONFRONTED EAGLE IN TALLAHASSEE.

"What do you have to say to the people of Southwest Florida though individually who are you know getting pretty tired of the people they elect get in trouble? " Yeah, I'm sorry for the situation that I am

in."

OFFICERS PULLED *EAGLE OVER. EARLY MONDAY MORNING, AFTER RUNNING A RED LIGHT.

HE REFUSED A FIELD SOBRIETY TEST.

HE SAYS RIGHT NOW HIS MAIN FOCUS IS THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION.

ONCE IT'S OVER. HE SAYS HE WILL BE FULLY TRANSPARENT, WITH THE PEOPLE HE REPRESENTS IN CAPE CORAL. Return to index of stories...


KS JCC SUSPECT IN COURT-VO


THE SUSPECT IN THE DEADLY SHOOTING OUTSIDE A JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER IN KANSAS WILL BE IN COURT TODAY.

73-YEAR OLD *FRAZIER GLENN CROSS* WILL HAVE A PRELIMINARY HEARING.

HE'S CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF CAPITAL MURDER IN THE DEATHS OF A 69-YEAR-OLD MAN AND HIS 14-YEAR-OLD GRANDSON.

PLUS ONE COUNT OF PRE-MEDITATED MURDER IN THE DEATH OF A 53-YEAR-OLD WOMAN.

STATE PROSECUTORS HAVE NOT YET SAID WHETHER THEY WILL SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY. Return to index of stories...


EXECUTION LAST NIGHT-TRX-SS


A MAN CONVICTED FOR KILLING TWO RELATIVES. 24 YEARS AGO HAS BEEN PUT TO DEATH.

ROBERT HENDRIX KILLED HIS COUSIN AND HIS COUSIN'S WIFE AT THEIR LAKE COUNTY HOME.

HE DID IT TO STOP HIS COUSIN FROM TESTIFYING AGAINST HIM IN A BURGLARY TRIAL.

HENDRIX IS THE FOURTH PERSON PUT TO DEATH IN FLORIDA THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


POSTAL PROTEST-TRX-VO


POSTAL WORKERS ACROSS THE NATION. PLAN TO MAKE THEIR VOICES HEARD, AT STAPLES STORES TODAY.

THE UNION IS AGAINST A DEAL. SELLING POSTAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, AT STAPLES.

THEY'VE RALLIED BEFORE,

BUT SAY TODAY WILL BE THE LARGEST.

THE STRUGGLING POSTAL SERVICE INSISTS - WORKING OUT OF STORES, SAVES MONEY.

BUT POSTAL WORKERS. FORESEE JOB CUTS.

NO WORD - IF WORKERS WILL PROTEST LOCALLY. Return to index of stories...


E CIG BAN-VO


WE'RE UNCOVERING NEW INFORMATION ABOUT E-CIGARETTES THIS MORNING.

THE F-D-A IS EXPECTED TO MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT LATER TODAY ABOUT NEW REGULATIONS.

MEANWHILE, THE STATE HOUSE VOTED TO BAN THE SALE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES TO CHILDREN WEDNESDAY.

SUPPORTERS SAY *E-CIGS* ATTRACT TEENS TO SMOKING TOBACCO.

THE SENATE APPROVED THE BILL.

BUT THE HOUSE TACKED ON AN AMENDMENT.

SO THE SENATE MUST VOTE ON IT AGAIN, BEFORE IT HEADS TO GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT'S DESK. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


A MOTHER IS TOLD BY *T-S-A* TO PUT HER BREAST MILK THROUGH THE X-RAY SCANNER.

SHE PROTESTED. AND WINS.

THE TSA HAS TO FORK OVER THOUSANDS.

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TZ 1A MILK THROUGH XRAY SCANNER-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


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MILK THROUGH XRAY SCANNER-2-SHOT


A MOTHER SUES.THE *T-S-A* AFTER A DISAGREEMENT OVER BREAST MILK AT A SECURITY CHECKPOINT.

THEY TRIED TO MAKE HER. PUT IT THROUGH THE X-RAY SCANNER.

NOW, IT'S PAYDAY

ABC'S ABBIE BOUDREAU HAS THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


MILK THROUGH XRAY SCANNER-PKG


THIS PHOENIX AIRPORT SURVEILLANCE VIDEO

SHOWING STACEY ARMATO WITH A BAG

CONTAINING BOTTLES OF HER

BREASTMILK. TO A

T-S-A SCREENER.

SPARKED A DEBATE THAT LANDED IN

FEDERAL COURT.

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STACEY ARMATO, mom:

"The manager told me,

'Your milk needs to either go

in the trash or go through the X-ray."

And, as a breastfeeding

mom - NEITHER was an option for me."

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ARMATO SAYS SHE PLEADED

FOR AN ALTERNATE WAY TO SCREEN

IT, WORRIED THAT THREE

MILK BOTTLES - FOR

HER SEVEN-MONTH OLD SON -

MIGHT BE DAMAGED, SOMEHOW, BY X-RAYS.

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STACEY ARMATO, mom:

"We work really hard to eat well,

drink lots of water, exercise,

and make sure that we have

really nutritious food, milk for our children.

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ARMATO SAYS SHE SHOWED A PRINTOUT

OF THE T-S-A RULES TO A SCREENER.

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STACEY ARMATO, mom:

"And he read them, and it says breast milk

is a medical liquid. It is to be alternately

screened and he just didn't want to accept

it."

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HER LAWYER FILED A FEDERAL LAWSUIT

AGAINST THE T-S-A.

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ROBERT MOSIER, Armato's lawyer

"They threw her in a glass enclosure

before they allowed her to have her

breast milk alternately screened."

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WE SPOKE WITH SEVERAL MEDICAL EXPERTS

WHO SAY THAT IT'S HIGHLY UNLIKELY THAT

THE X-RAYS WOULD DAMAGE BREAST MILK.

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STILL, FOUR YEARS LATER - SHE

CLAIMS SHE WILL SOON EMERGE

VICTORIOUS, SAYING THAT THE

T-S-A PLANS TO SETTLE HER SUIT

FOR 75-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

WE REACHED OUT TO THE T-S-A

WHICH REFERRED US TO THIS,

ON ITS WEBSITE:

"When carrying breast milk

through securitycheckpoints it is

treated in the same manner as

liquid medication.

Parents flying with, and without,

their child are permitted

to bring breast milk in

quantities greater

than three ounces as long

as it is presented

for inspection at the

security checkpoint."

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STACEY ARMATO:

"We've been promised that they

would retrain

everybody and I think that

breastfeeding moms can feel

good about that."

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FOR GOOD MORNING AMERICA,

ABBIE BOUDREAU, ABC NEWS, LOS ANGELES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2-SHOT


DRIVING FIVE MILES OVER THE SPEED LIMIT. MAY SOON BE LEGAL.

CRUISING AT 75 MILES PER HOUR ON I-75.

WE'LL TELL YOU. WHAT'S NEXT FOR THIS BILL.

V-R LABS IS MAKING HEADLINES AGAIN.

THE BONITA BASED HERBAL DRINK COMPANY TRYING TO STALL.

AND PREVENT A LAWSUIT WITH THE COUNTY.

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TZ2 A SPEED LIMIT ON 75-VO


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TZ2 B VR LABS LATEST-VO


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NASA:ASTRONAUT TAKES SPACEWALK SELFIE-TRX-VOTOPS


HERE'S A SELFIE TO PUT ELLEN'S TO SHAME.

TRULY OUT OF THIS WORLD.

ASTRONAUT RICK MASTRACCHIO.

TOOK THIS ON A SPACE WALK AT THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION.

HE POSTED IT ON TWITTER.

HE SAYS THE SPACESUIT HE'S WEARING MAKES IT HARD TO TAKE SELFIES IN SPACE. Return to index of stories...


ALLYSON WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST


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FORECAST-WXWALL


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.

The warm, sunny weather will continue today. We start with mild temperatures and some patchy fog this morning, but we will quickly start warming up and the fog will mix out once the sun comes up. Afternoon high temperatures are headed into the mid 80s with lower 80s expected on the beaches and upper 80s in those deep inland warm spots. Winds will be light and variable through the morning, turning onshore this afternoon at around 10 mph. Rain chances will stay low, but a stray shower deep inland near Lake Okeechobee can't be ruled out.

For tomorrow on through the weekend, mostly sunny skies will continue and temperatures will continue to climb just a bit each day. Humidity will also be on the rise through the weekend.

If you are waiting for our next rain chance to come our way, you'll have to wait until the middle of next week when a cold front approaches our area. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA LOW CRIME RATE-TRX-BNC-OC-SS-BNR


WE HAVE GOOD NEWS ON THE CRIME RATE HERE IN FLORIDA.

IT'S THE LOWEST IN MORE THAN 40 YEARS.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT RELEASED THE 20-13 NUMBERS TODAY.

MURDERS, SEX CRIMES, AND ROBBERIES ALL DROPPED.

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CRIMES FELL ALMOST FOUR PERCENT.

ABC-7 HAS THE COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN ON OUR WEBSITE

ABC DASH SEVEN DOT COM.

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


FMPD CRIME STATISTICS-SS-TOPS


FORT MYERS POLICE ALSO RELEASED THEIR CRIME REPORT.

THE BIGGEST DROP CAME IN THE MURDER RATE.

AN improvement OVER 2012. WHEN THE CITY SAW A RECORD NUMBER OF MURDERS.

BAD NEWS.ROBBERIES WENT UP IN 2013.

BUT OVERALL VIOLENT CRIME SLIGHTLY DECREASED. Return to index of stories...


SPEED LIMIT ON 75-TCMON VO-WIPE


WOULDN'T YOU LIKE TO DRIVE. 75 MILES PER HOUR ON I-75.

THE FLORIDA SENATE,

APPROVED A SECOND READING OF THE BILL WEDNESDAY.

THE BILL IS MOVING THROUGH THE HOUSE AS WELL.

IT WOULD AFFECT ROADS,

WITH AT LEAST FOUR LANES. Return to index of stories...


SPEED LIMIT ON 75-SOTVO


Sot: State Sen. Jeff Clemens, D- Palm Beach County"If we can move traffic in a more efficient manner, and do it in a more safe way, which is setting that speed limit at that proper level, then that is the way we should be doing it."

RIGHT NOW, MAINE IS THE ONLY STATE. WITH SPEED LIMITS HIGHER THAN 70. IN THE EASTERN HALF OF THE U-S.

THIS IS THE FIRST THE SPEED LIMIT,

HAS BEEN REVIEWED SINCE 1996. Return to index of stories...


TEXTING & DRIVING FATALITIES-BNC


A BILL TO TOUGHEN PENALTIES FOR FATAL CRASHES INVOLVING TEXTING IS ON GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT'S DESK.

IT PASSED THE STATE LEGISLATURE ON WEDNESDAY.

IT WOULD MAKE TEXTING RELATED FATALITIES PUNISHABLE BY UP TO 30 YEARS IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


CVS SPILL-TRX-VOTOPS


A NAPLES *CVS* IS BACK OPEN TODAY. AFTER A CHEMICAL SPILL SENT SIX WORKERS TO THE HOSPITAL.

EMPLOYEES AT THE DRUGSTORE ON THE CORNER OF 41 AND COLLIER BOULEVARD CALLED EMERGENCY SERVICES WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

THEY CLAIMED TO HAVE A METALLIC TASTE IN THEIR MOUTHS. AND COULD BARELY BREATHE.

CREWS FOUND A POWDERED MEDICAL SUBSTANCE THAT SPILLED EARLIER IN THE DAY.

IT'S USED TO MAKE ANTIBIOTICS.

THE SPILL WAS CONTAINED TO A SMALL PART OF THE PHARMACY'S CARPET.

CREWS REMOVED THAT SECTION.

THE WORKERS ARE OKAY. Return to index of stories...


VR LABS LATEST-TRX-VO


AN UPDATE ON A STORY,

WE'VE BEEN FOLLOWING FOR YOU.

*V-R LABS* IS TRYING TO BUY MORE TIME. BEFORE RESPONDING TO A LAWSUIT FROM LEE COUNTY.

THE COMPANY. FILED A MOTION TO PREVENT LEE COUNTY, FROM SUING THEM FOR NEARLY FIVE MILLION DOLLARS.

THAT'S HOW MUCH MONEY THE COUNTY GAVE V-R LABS. TO HIRE 208 WORKERS. AND BUILD A WAREHOUSE ON ALICO ROAD.

A LEGAL BATTLE WITH THE CONTRACTOR STALLED THE PROJECT.

V-R LABS SAYS IT WANTS 30 MORE DAYS TO GET BACK TO THE COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


CAPE COUNCIL BUDGET PROGRAM-VO


CAPE CORAL LEADERS LOOKING TO TACKLE WASTEFUL SPENDING.

THEY'RE LOOKING INTO PURCHASING A COMPUTER SYSTEM THAT SHOWS HOW THEY STACK UP FINANCIALLY WITH SIMILAR SIZED CITIES.

IT WOULD ALSO ENSURE THE CITY'S SPENDING REMAINS *VIABLE* YEARS DOWN THE ROAD.

THE COUNCIL IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A DECISION ON THE SYSTEM MONDAY. Return to index of stories...


FCAT ISSUES-VO


EDUCATION LEADERS ARE CALLING ON THE STATE. TO SLOW DOWN ITS INTRODUCTION, OF A NEW ONLINE TEST.

THIS COMES AFTER 26 COUNTIES. INCLUDING COLLIER. HAD PROBLEMS WITH THE ONLINE PORTION OF THE F-CAT THIS WEEK.

THE DEPARTMENT OF ED. WANTS TO TRANSITION ALL STANDARDIZED TESTING TO BE ONLINE.

LEE COUNTY DISTRICT LEADERS, SAY THEY CAN HANDLE THAT.

THE PROBLEM, IS PREPPING STUDENTS FOR A NEW TEST. STILL BEING CREATED.

THE UNION IS OPPOSED TO THE ONLINE TESTING. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2-SHOT


NUDE PHOTOSHOOTS EMPOWERING. OR DEMEANING FOR WOMEN?

JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS. SPRAKS CONTROVERSY. BY SHOWING SKIN.

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NUDE PHOTOSHOOTS EMPOWERING OR DEMEANING FOR WOMEN


AS THE FICTIONAL *U-S* VICE PRESIDENT IN HBO'S VEEP, JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS IS USED TO DODGING SCANDALS.

THE 53-YEAR-OLD ACTRESS,

RAISES EYEBROWS. WITH HER NUDE PHOTO SHOOTS.

LIKE GQ MAGAZINE.

ABC'S JUJU CHANG HAS MORE ON THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


NUDE PHOTOSHOOTS EMPOWERING OR DEMEANING FOR WOMEN


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TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT


THIS IS A CRAZY STORY OUT OF COLORADO

FOURTH GRADERS ARE ACCUSED OF SELLING AND TRADING MARIJUANA AT THEIR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

THE EXCHANGED HAPPENED ON THE PLAYGROUND.

WE'LL TELL HOW THE SCHOOL DECIDED TO PUNISH THE STUDENTS.

AND A NEW GUN LAW IN GEORGIA GIVES LICENSED GUN OWNERS MORE ACCESS ON WHERE THEY CAN BRING THEIR WEAPONS.

FIND OUT WHAT WAS LEFT OUT THE BILL.

PEOPLE ARE OUTRAGED--

WHEN A TWO-YEAR-OLD AND A SIX-YEAR OLD WERE PAT DOWN!

WE'LL TELL YOU WHY THE TSA SCREENER THOUGHT THIS WAS APPROPIATE. Return to index of stories...


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TZ4 B GA GUN BILL-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TZ4 C TSA PATS DOWN KIDS-VOTOPS


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CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX


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NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP


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NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS


ABC SEVEN IS LIVE AT THE NYSE.

INVESTORS ARE DISAPPOINTED. BY THE LATEST REPORTS. COMING FROM U.S. COMPANIES.

STOCK DIPPED YESTERDAYM

BREAKING A SIX-DAY STREAK.

BUT NOT HUGE. THE DOW WAS DOWN 13 POINTS.

ANALYSTS SAY THEY EXPECT A JUMP LATER TODAY. WITH GOOD NUMBERS FROM APPLE AND FACEBOOK. Return to index of stories...


TS1) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-BNC OC-VO


DEPUTIES HAVE CAUGHT FOUR SUSPECTS. IN THE MIDDLE OF A HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH ACRES.

IT ALL STARTED JUST BEFORE ONE AM AT A THE HOUSE, ON CLOW STREET.

DEPUTIES THEN LAUNCHED A MASSIVE SEARCH --

ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR.

AFTER NEARLY THREE HOURS.THE SEARCH WAS CALLED OFF

FOUR PEOPLE ARE IN CUSTODY.RIGHT NOW NO.ARRESTS.

COUNT ON ABC-7 TO BRING YOU THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. Return to index of stories...


TS2) NAPLES SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-VOTOPS


ALSO OVERNIGHT.DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING A REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY NEAR THE GREY OAKS COMMUNITY IN NAPLES.

RIGHT NOW. THIS IS NOT CONNECTED TO THE INCIDENT IN CURRENT SITUATION IN LEHIGH ACRES

AN OFF DUTY OFFICER REPORTED SEEING TWO PEOPLE OVER NEAR A WOODED AREA GET OUT OF A VEHICLE WEARING TACTICAL GEAR LATE LAST NIGHT.

DEPUTIES SEARCHED THE AREA BY HELICOPTER-- BUT DID NOT FIND ANYONE. Return to index of stories...


TS3) FCAT ISSUES-OC-VO


THE LEE COUNTY TEACHER'S UNION IS CALLING ON THE STATE TO SLOW DOWN ITS INTRODUCTION OF A NEW STATEWIDE ONLINE TEST FOR STUDENTS.

THIS COMES THE DAY AFTER 26 COUNTIES HAD PROBLEMS ADMINISTERING THE F-CAT ONLINE.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS PUSHING TO HAVE STUDENTS TAKE ALL THEIR STANDARDIZED TESTS ONLINE. Return to index of stories...


4TH GRADER BRINGS POT TO SCHOOL-TRX-TC MON VO


NOW IN COLORADO.

TWO FOURTH GRADERS. SEPARATELY CAUGHT WITH EDIBLE MARIJUANA ON THE PLAYGROUND --

MAYBE TRYING TO SELL IT.

WHERE DID IT COME FROM?

ABC'S CLAYTON SANDELL HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


4TH GRADER BRINGS POT TO SCHOOL-PKG


IT'S NOW LEGAL TO SELL POT IN COLORADO BUT NOT IF YOU'RE IN 4TH GRADE.

GFX

OFFICIALS SAY A TEN-YEAR-OLD BOY BROUGHT MARIJUANA TO HIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

MONDAY IN GREELEY COLORADO. ALLEGEDLY SELLING IT TO THREE OTHER FOURTH

GRADERS ON THE PLAYGROUND -

SOT - JOHN GATES - Director of School Safety and Security, Greeley Evans

School Districts

225410 - small quanitities / 22:54:15 - which garnered a profit of 11

dollars.

GFX

THE NEXT DAY OFFICIALS SAY A SECOND BOY BROUGHT IN MARIJUANA CANDY. A SO-

CALLED "EDIBLE" MADE WITH HIGHLY CONCENTRATED MARIJUANA. DANGEROUS IN

LARGE DOSES. BOTH BOYS APPARENTLY STOLE THE MARIJUANA FROM THEIR

GRANDPARENTS' STASH.

SOT - JOHN GATES - Director of School Safety and Security, Greeley Evans

School Districts

225439 - that boy proceeded to unwrap it and take a small bite / 225727 -

This would never have happened if the marijuana had been secured properly.

IT'S THE SIDE EFFECTS OF EDIBLE MARIJUANA AND TWO RECENT DEATHS CAUSING NEW

WORRY. AUTHORITIES SAY A 19-YEAR OLD COLLEGE STUDENT JUMPED FROM A BALCONY

TO HIS DEATH IN MARCH AFTER EATING SIX TIMES THE RECOMMENDED AMOUNT OF A

MARIJUANA COOKIE. AND EARLIER THIS MONTH. RICHARD KIRK WAS CHARGED IN THE

MURDER OF HIS WIFE KRISTINE WHILE ALLEGEDLY HALLUCINATING FROM ON

MARIJUANA-INJUSED CANDY.

COLORADO IS NOW CONSIDERING tougher REGULATIONS FOR EDIBLE MARIJUANA-

EATING IT CAN BE MORE POTENT THAN SMOKING A JOINT. AS FOR THOSE FOURTH

GRADERS. THEY'RE NOW FACING LONG SUSPENSIONS. FOR GMA CS ANBC NEWS DENVER

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4TH GRADER BRINGS POT TO SCHOOL-OC


POLICE WILL NOT FILE CHARGES AGAINST THE GRANDPARENTS.

THEY'RE HOPING THIS SERVES AS A LESSON. Return to index of stories...


GA GUN BILL-TRX-VO


A NEW LAW IN GEORGIA. VASTLY EXPANDS WHERE GUN-OWNERS CAN CARRY THEIR WEAPONS.

REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR NATHAN DEAL SIGNED THE CONTROVERSIAL LEGISLATION INTO LAW WEDNESDAY.

HOUSE BILL 60 NOW ALLOWS GEORGIA RESIDENTS TO LEGALLY CARRY FIREARMS IN MANY PUBLIC PLACES. INCLUDING SCHOOLS. BARS. CHURCHES. AND GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS.

*DEAL* SAYS THE BILL CREATES POSITIVE CHANGES IN THE STATE'S GUN LAWS.

A PROVISION TO ALLOW LEGALIZED FIREARMS ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES IN THE STATE. WAS LEFT OUT OF THE FINAL LEGISLATION. Return to index of stories...


BILL CLINTON TO HEADLINE GIFFORDS' GROUP-VO


FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON,

HEADLINED A FUNDRAISER FOR THE GUN CONTROL GROUP,

FOUNDED BY CONGRESSWOMAN GABRIELLE GIFFORDS.

NEARLY 50 PEOPLE. WILL BE AT THE AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE SOLUTIONS EVENT. AT A PRIVATE HOME IN MANHATTAN ON WEDNESDAY.

A GUNMAN SHOT GIFFORDS IN THE HEAD, IN 2011.

OTHERS DIED.

SHE AND HER HUSBAND MARK KELLY. ARE BOTH GUN OWNERS.

THEY FORMED THE GROUP LAST YEAR,

TO PUSH FOR TIGHTER BACKGROUND CHECKS. Return to index of stories...


MA:HILLARY CLINTON ON SEXIST ATTACK DURING CAMPAIG


HILLARY CLINTON SAYS THE DOUBLE STANDARD FOR WOMEN STILL EXISTS.

THE FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE SPOKE AT A WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AT SIMMONS COLLEGE IN BOSTON WEDNESDAY.

DURING HER REMARKS, SHE TOLD THE AUDIENCE TO LEARN TO TAKE CRITICISM, BUT NOT TO TAKE IT TO HEART.

MRS. CLINTON RECALLED AN INCIDENT WHERE SHE FACED SEXIST COMMENTS WHILE RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT IN 2008. Return to index of stories...


MA:HILLARY CLINTON ON SEXIST ATTACK DURING CAMPAIG


"I have to confess I was quite surprised when we were in New Hampshire during the primary - these young men jumped up in the middle of one of my events with these big signs that said 'Iron my shirt.' You know, iron it yourself, right?

THE FORMER FIRST LADY HAS LONG BEEN A CHAMPION FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN ISSUES Return to index of stories...


TAX REFUND SCAM ARRESTS-VO


FIVE PEOPLE ARE CHARGED IN A MASSIVE IDENTITY THEFT RING.

THAT TOOK MORE THAN 10-MILLION DOLLARS,

FROM THE U-S TREASURY.

THE SUSPECTS FILED AT LEAST 24-HUNDRED FAKE TAX RETURNS,

SEEKING 21-MILLION DOLLARS IN FAKE REFUNDS.

BEFORE THE SCAM WAS DISCOVERED,

THE I-R-S PAID OUT MORE THAN 10-MILLION DOLLARS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THOUSANDS OF FAKE BANK ACCOUNTS, WERE OPENED AT HUNDREDS OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. Return to index of stories...


U OF IA SERVER BREACH-TRX-VO


THIS MORNING, INVESTIGATORS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW HACKERS GOT INTO IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY'S DATABASE.

NEARLY 30 THOUSAND STUDENTS' SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS HAVE BEEN EXPOSED.AND NEARLY 19 THOUSAND STUDENT'S UNIVERSITY ID NUMBERS.

THIS AFFECTS CURRENT AND FORMER STUDENTS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY WHOEVER CRACKED THE SERVERS, TRIED TO USE THEM TO CREATE BIT-COIN, A NEW DIGITAL CURRENCY.

THE UNIVERSITY IF OFFERING A YEAR OF FREE CREDIT MONITORING FOR THOSE WHOSE INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED. Return to index of stories...


TSA PATS DOWN KIDS-TRX-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS DISTURBING VIDEO.

T-S-A OFFICERS ARE PATTING DOWN. TWO LITTLE KIDS.

A TWO-YEAR-OLD!

AND A SIX-YEAR OLD!

THIS VIDEO HAS GONE VIRAL ON THE WEB.

THE PERSON WHO POSTED IT SAYS HIS KIDS WERE SELECTED. "AS USUAL" FOR A SECURITY CHECK -- BECAUSE OF HIS NAME.

THE T-S-A HAS NOT RESPONDED TO THE VIDEO. Return to index of stories...


DRUNK DAD HAS KID DRIVE-VO


HE WAS TOO DRUNK TO DRIVE HOME HIMSELF --

SO INSTEAD ONE FATHER HANDED HIS KEYS TO HIS 13-YEAR-OLD SON.

THE MISSOURI DAD DRANK TOO MUCH AT HIS SON'S BASEBALL GAME.

SO THE 13-YEAR-OLD SWERVED DOWN LANES ON THE HIGHWAY --

UNTIL POLICE PULLED HIM OVER.

COPS CHARGED DAD WITH ENDANGERING A CHILD --

AND ALLOWING AN UNLICENSED DRIVER BEHIND THE WHEEL. Return to index of stories...


CHEERLEADERS FILE LAWSUIT-OC SOTVO


FIVE FORMER BUFFALO BILLS CHEERLEADERS. ARE GOING TO COURT. CLAIMING THEY WERE EXPLOITED BY THE TEAM.

:00-:08 Alyssa U. / Former Buffalo Bills Cheerleader

Standing in front of us with a clipboard and having us do a jiggle test to see what parts of our body were jiggling.

:09-:15 Maria P. Former Buffalo Bills Cheerleader

We want the community and all the Bills fans out there to see what we went through to see what we did off the field they are there on Sundays cheering on the Bills like we were but they don't see behind the scenes.

ALYSSA AND MARIA WERE CHEERLEADERS. DURING THE 2012 TO 2013 SEASON.

THEY SAY THEY WORKED HUNDREDS OF HOURS,

AND WERE PAID WELL BELOW THE MANDATORY MINIMUM WAGE.

THE BUFFALO BILLS RELEASED A STATEMENT. SAYING THEY ARE AWARE OF THE LAWSUIT, BUT DECLINED TO COMMENT. Return to index of stories...


USF GRADUATION ETTIQUETTE-OC-SS


ONE FLORIDA UNIVERSITY DECIDED THEY NEEDED TO SET SOME STRICT BOUNDARIES. FOR SELFIES!

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA SENT THIS MESSAGE TO GRADUATING SENIORS.

IT SAYS --

WHEN YOU WALK ACROSS THE STAGE TO GET YOUR DIPLOMA --

NO STEPPING.

NO STROLLING.

NO MARCHING.

AND NO SELFIES.

THEY'RE TRYING TO MAINTAIN DIGNITY AND RESPECT.

ANY RULE BREAKERS RISK NOT GETTING THEIR DIPLOMA. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT


HERBALIFE IS UNDER FIRE FOR ITS CLAIMS TO PREVENT DISEASE.

IT'S A SIX BILLION DOLLAR COMPANY. SELLING DIET POWDERS, AND NUTRITION PRODUCTS.

WE UNCOVER WHAT HAPPENS BEHIND THE SCENE

AND FIND OUT WHAT THE PRESIDENT HAS TO SAY ABOUT THESE ALLEGATIONS.

. PLANNING A WEDDING IS PRICEY. BUT IF YOU'RE A GUEST TO ANY WEDDINGS THIS YEAR. YOU ALSO NEED TO SAVE UP.

WE HAVE SOME TIPS THAT CAN HELP STAY ON BUDGET. Return to index of stories...


TZ5 A HERBALLIFE CLAIMS-VO-WIPE


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TZ5 B COST OF BEING A WEDDING GUEST-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


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


COST OF BEING A WEDDING GUEST-2-SHOT


WEDDING SEASON IS UPON US, AND IF YOU'VE GOT A FEW INVITATIONS ON YOUR CALENDAR THIS SUMMER.

YOU CAN EXPECT TO SPEND MORE,

TO CELEBRATE THE BRIDE AND GROOM'S BIG DAY.

KARIN CAIFA HAS TIPS, FOR SAVING SOME CASH. Return to index of stories...


COST OF BEING A WEDDING GUEST-PKG


IT'S NOT CHEAP TO THROW A WEDDING. BUT IT'S BECOMING MORE COSTLY TO BE A GUEST, TOO.

AMERICAN EXPRESS ESTIMATES MORE THAN 67 MILLION AMERICANS WILL ATTEND AT LEAST ONE WEDDING THIS YEAR. AND THEY SAY THE AVERAGE GUEST WILL SPEND 592 DOLLARS PER WEDDING ON TRAVEL, GIFTS AND ATTIRE, UP TEN PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR.

AN EARLY START CAN HELP GUESTS TRIM COSTS ON BOTH GIFTS AND ON TRAVEL.

REASONABLY PRICED GIFTS TEND TO BE THE FIRST ITEMS SNAGGED ON A WEDDING REGISTRY. ALSO CONSIDER SHARING THE COST OF A BIG-TICKET ITEM WITH OTHER GUESTS.

BOOK PLANE TICKETS AS SOON AS YOU R-S-V-P, AND WHILE A BLOCK OF HOTEL ROOMS MAY BE SET ASIDE FOR WEDDING GUESTS, SHOP AROUND TO MAKE SURE IT'S REALLY THE BEST DEAL IN TOWN.

FEW LADIES WANT TO BE SEEN WEARING THE SAME THING ONCE, TWICE OR THREE TIMES TO WEDDINGS, ESPECIALLY IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA ERA. CONSIDER PICKING UP DRESSES FOR EACH OCCASION FROM ONE OF THE DESIGNER RENTAL SITES, RATHER THAN BUYING.

IT'S AN OPTION BRIDES MIGHT WANT TO CONSIDER FOR WEDDING ATTENDANTS TOO, SINCE BRIDESMAIDS DRESSES, RARELY GET A SECOND WEAR.

AND THE INCREASE IN GUESTS' EXPENSES ALSO COMES AS THE BRIDE AND GROOM PAY MORE TO CREATE A FUN EXPERIENCE FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. A SURVEY OF LAST YEAR'S WEDDINGS BY THE KNOT FOUND THE AVERAGE COUPLE SPENT 220 DOLLARS PER GUEST ON FOOD, ENTERTAINMENT, AND MORE.

FOR CONSUMER WATCH, I'M KARIN CAIFA. Return to index of stories...


ALLYSON WXRATE OPEN-CLIP


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CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST


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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.

The warm, sunny weather will continue today. We start with mild temperatures and some patchy fog this morning, but we will quickly start warming up and the fog will mix out once the sun comes up. Afternoon high temperatures are headed into the mid 80s with lower 80s expected on the beaches and upper 80s in those deep inland warm spots. Winds will be light and variable through the morning, turning onshore this afternoon at around 10 mph. Rain chances will stay low, but a stray shower deep inland near Lake Okeechobee can't be ruled out.

For tomorrow on through the weekend, mostly sunny skies will continue and temperatures will continue to climb just a bit each day. Humidity will also be on the rise through the weekend.

If you are waiting for our next rain chance to come our way, you'll have to wait until the middle of next week when a cold front approaches our area. Return to index of stories...


HERBALLIFE CLAIMS-2 SHOT


THE POPULAR DIET PRODUCT. HERBA-LIFE. CLAIMS TO HAVE INCREDIBLE POWERS --

RESTORES HEALTH AND PREVENT DISEASE --

NOW, OUR HIDDEN CAMERAS ARE EXPOSING WHAT THEY'RE *REALLY* SAYING BEHIND THE SCENES.

ABC'S CHIEF INVESTIGATIVE CORRESPONENT BRIAN ROSS EXPLAINS WHAT HE FOUND. Return to index of stories...


HERBALLIFE CLAIMS-PKG


WITH HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTORS

SOT MICHAEL JOHNSON: "THIS IS HERBALIFE!"

THE HERBALIFE COMPANY SAYS BUSINESS HAS NEVER BEEN BETTER

DESPITE TWO FEDERAL INVESTIGATIONS AND ALLEGATIONS BY CRITICS IT'S AN

ILLEGAL PYRAMID SCHEME, WHICH HERBALIFE DENIES.

THE SIX BILLION DOLLAR COMPANY PRODUCES A RANGE OF DIET POWDERS AND

NUTRITION PRODUCTS THAT ARE SOLD ONLY BY ITS DISTRIBUTORS, LIKE AMWAY OR

TUPPERWARE OPERATE.

BUT THE COMPANY ALSO REMAINS UNDER A COURT ORDER FROM THE 1980S NOT TO MAKE

'FALSE OR MISLEADING REPRESENTATIONS' ABOUT THE PRODUCTS' HEALTH BENEFITS.

WHICH HERBALIFE BOARD MEMBER RICHARD CARMONA, A FORMER SURGEON GENERAL, SAYS

IS ESSENTIAL.

SOT RICHARD CARMONA: "YOU GIVE PEOPLE FALSE HOPE. THEY MAY NOT GO TO THEIR

DOCTORS."

IN ITS TRAINING MATERIALS, THE COMPANY TELLS DISTRIBUTORS NOT TO CLAIM THAT

HERBALIFE CAN TREAT, CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.

BUT LOOK AT WHAT OUR UNDERCOVER REPORTERS FOUND.

THIS HERBALIFE DISTRIBUTOR IN NEW YORK CITY TOLD US THE STORY OF A WOMAN WHO

OVERCAME AN INOPERABLE BRAIN TUMOR THANKS TO HERBALIFE

SOT DISTRIBUTOR: "WHATEVER IT IS THAT THE PRODUCT, DID IT HELPED HER A LOT."

DES WALSH IS THE PRESIDENT OF HERBALIFE

SOT BRIAN ROSS: "DOES HERBALIFE CURE BRAIN TUMORS?"

SOT DES WALSH; "ABSOLUTELY NOT. AND FRANKLY, I AM APPALLED TO HEAR YOU SAY

THIS. BECAUSE WHAT IS HAPPENING THERE IS A COMPLETE AND ABSOLUTION VIOLATION

OF OUR RULES."

SOT BRIAN ROSS: "DOES IT HAPPEN OFTEN?"

SOT DES WALSH: "I DO NOT BELIEVE SO."

BUT THAT WAS NOT THE ONLY TIME WE CAUGHT ON TAPE SUCH CLAIMS BEING MADE.

AT LOCAL TRAINING SESSIONS ORGANIZED BY VETERAN DISTRIBUTORS, NEW RECRUITS

WERE TOLD HERBALIFE PRODUCTS HELPED TO TREAT HEART DISEASE

SOT DISTRIBUTOR: "24 YEARS AGO I HAD EARLY CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE. NOTHING

WORKED."

IN SPANISH, TREATED HEADACHES AND ANEMIA

NATS

AND EVEN HELPED ONE WOMAN GET PREGNANT.

SOT DISTRIBUTOR: "SO, I'M 40 YEARS OLD AND I HAVE MY FIRST PREGNANCY." Return to index of stories...


HERBALLIFE CLAIMS-OC


BRIAN ROSS REPORTING.

HERBAL LIFE'S PRESIDENT SAYS. HE'LL ADDRESS CLAIMS THAT THIS PRODUCT. TREATS HEART DISEASE, HEADACHES AND ANEMIA.

HE SAYS THIS IS NOT. THE HERBALIFE HE KNOWS. Return to index of stories...


BABY MONITOR RECALL-TRX-VO


AN IMPORTANT RECALL FOR PARENTS, WHO USE BABY MONITORS.

IT COULD POSE A RISK TO YOU OR YOUR BABY.

THIS IS THE SUMMER INFANT VIDEO MONITOR.

800-THOUSAND ARE UNDER RECALL.

THE RE-CHARGEABLE BATTERY ON THE HANDHELD MONITOR CAN OVERHEAT AND RUPTURE, POSING A BURN HAZARD.

THERE HAVE BEEN 22 COMPLAINTS.

THE RECALL APPLIES TO MORE THAN A DOZEN MODELS - SOLD BETWEEN 2010 AND 2012 - AT WALMART, TARGET, BABIES R US AND AMAZON. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTBULB DISPOSAL-TRX-TC MON VO


OLD LIGHTBULBS, ARE NOW BANNED --

AND BEING REPLACED WITH ENERGY-EFFICIENT LIGHTS.

IF YOU'RE STILL MAKING THE SWITCH --

ABC-7 HAS SOME GOOD INFO -- BEFORE YOU TOSS OUT THOSE OLD BULBS.

L-E-D'S CAN BE THROWN OUT WITH THE REGULAR TRASH.

BUT BE CAREFUL WITH COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHTBULBS -- OR C-F-L'S --

THOSE HAVE A SMALL AMOUNT OF MERCURY.

SO, IF THE LIGHTBLUB BREAKS --

THE E-PA SAYS. AIR OUT THE ROOM FOR FIVE TO 10 MINUTES.

USE A DAMP CLOTH TO CLEAN UP THE PIECES. Return to index of stories...


GOOGLE BACK IN TIME-VO


TAKE A TRIP BACK IN TIME THANKS TO GOOGLE STREET VIEW.

THE INTERNET GIANT HAS ADDED A NEW FEATURE TO ITS STREET VIEW MAPS.

YOU CAN LOOK AT STREET VIEW IMAGES DATING BACK TO 2007.

THE TIME LAPSE FEATURE ALLOWS YOU TO SEE HOW PLACES HAVE CHANGED.

THAT INCLUDES THE FREEDOM TOWERS IN NEW YORK. Return to index of stories...


OLIVE GARDEN DEAL-TRX-VOTOPS


IN HONOR OF TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS TO WORK DAY.

OLIVE GARDEN IS OFFERING A FREE KIDS' MEAL. WITH EVERY ADULT PURCHASE.

THIS YEAR MORE THAN 37 MILLION KIDS AND PARENTS. ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE.

THE FREE KID'S MEAL COUPON IS AVAILABLE ON THE OLIVE GARDEN WEBSITE,

VALID FOR LUNCH AND DINNER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SIX-2-SHOT


IS MICHAEL PHELPS. JUMPING BACK TO THE POOL?

THERE'S SPECUALTION HE'S MAKING A COMEBACK FOR THE 2016 OLYMPICS.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT HE'S PLANNING.

AND CHRIS BROWN STILL WAITING FOR HIS DAY IN COURT FOR ASSAULT CHARGES.

FIND OUT WHY HIS TRIAL IS DELAYED AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


TZ6 A PHELPS ANNOUNCES COMEBACK-VO


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TZ6 B DELAY IN CHRIS BROWN TRIAL-VO


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FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL


AND HERE'S A FINAL CHECK OF THE MARKETS THIS MORNING-- Return to index of stories...


PHELPS ANNOUNCES COMEBACK-VO


THE MOST DECORATED OLYMPIAN EVER. IN ANY SPORT. IS BACK IN THE POOL AGAIN.

MICHAEL PHELPS ANNOUNCED HE IS COMING OUT OF RETIREMENT,

AND WILL COMPETE AT THE MESA GRAND PRIX IN ARIZONA.

PHELPS ENTERED IN THREE EVENTS,

FIRST COMPETITION SINCE THE 2012 LONDON GAMES.

HE BEGAN TRAINING LAST FALL, AND IS ON A COMEBACK PLAN. HE HOPES WILL TAKE HIM TO A FIFTH OLYMPICS IN 2016. Return to index of stories...


DELAY IN CHRIS BROWN TRIAL-VO


ANOTHER DELAY FOR CHRIS BROWN'S ASSAULT TRIAL IN WASHINGTON, D-C.

THE JUDGE WON'T ALLOW THE CASE TO MOVE FORWARD UNTIL THE APPEAL OF HIS BODYGUARD'S CONVICTION IS COMPLETE.

BOTH WERE CHARGED IN THE ASSAULT OF A MAN OUTSIDE OF A D-C HOTEL LAST YEAR.

BROWN'S BODY GUARD WAS CONVICTED OF THAT CRIME EARLIER THIS WEEK. Return to index of stories...


J.K. ROWLING NOVEL GOES TO TV-TRX-VOTOPS


ANOTHER J.K. ROWLING NOVEL. IS COMING TO THE SCREEN!

HBO AND THE BBC HAVE TEAMED UP,

TO ADAPT "THE CASUAL VACANCY" AS A THREE-HOUR MINISERIES.

PRODUCTION IS SET TO BEGIN THIS SUMMER IN ENGLAND.

THE NOVEL WAS ROWLING'S FIRST. FOR AN ADULT AUDIENCE. AFTER HARRY POTTER. Return to index of stories...


MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE-VO


THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN OF 20-14 --

ACTRESS LUPITA NYONG'O.

THE OSCAR WINNER IS GRACING THE COVER OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE'S 'MOST BEAUTIFUL' ISSUE.

SHE CALLS IT A "MAJOR COMPLIMENT" AND IS HAPPY FOR ALL OF THE GIRLS WHO WILL SEE THEMSELVES IN HER.

THIS IS YET ANOTHER WIN FOR THE ACTRESS.

SHE JUST LANDED A CONTRACT WITH LANCOME. Return to index of stories...


THINK PINK MIRACLE GAME-OC BNR


TONIGHT. THINK PINK AT THE MIRACLE GAME. AT HAMMOND STADIUM.

GET A TICKET. BASEBALL HAT. HOT DOG AND A SODA. FOR $17.50.

A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS,

GOES TO SUSAN G KOMEN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WHEN YOU BUY TICKETS. USE KOMEN AS THE PASSWORD.

YOU CAN BUY THEM ON OUR WEBSITE. ABC DASH SEVEN DOT COM.

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


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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TS1) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-VOTOPS


DEPUTIES HAVE CAUGHT FOUR SUSPECTS. IN THE MIDDLE OF A HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH ACRES.

IT ALL STARTED JUST BEFORE ONE AM AT A THE HOUSE, ON CLOW STREET.

DEPUTIES THEN LAUNCHED A MASSIVE SEARCH --

ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR.

AFTER NEARLY THREE HOURS THE SEARCH WAS CALLED OFF

FOUR PEOPLE ARE IN CUSTODY.BUT NO ARRESTS.

COUNT ON ABC-7 TO BRING YOU THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. Return to index of stories...


TS2) NAPLES SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-VOTOPS


DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING A REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY NEAR THE GREY OAKS COMMUNITY IN NAPLES.

THIS IS NOT CONNECTED TO THE INCIDENT IN LEHIGH ACRES THIS MORNING.

AN OFF DUTY OFFICER TOLD DEPUTIES HE SAW TWO PEOPLE OVER NEAR THIS WOODED AREA GET OUT OF A VEHICLE WEARING TACTICAL GEAR LATE LAST NIGHT.

DEPUTIES SEARCHED THE AREA BY HELICOPTER-- BUT DID NOT FIND ANYONE. Return to index of stories...


TS3) MAN TAKING PICS OF KIDS-VOTOPS


MOMS AND DADS IN ONE SOUTH FORT MYERS NEIGHBORHOOD ARE RATTLED. AFTER CHILDREN RAN INTO A MAN. THEY KNEW. WAS TROUBLE.

MOLLY GATES' TWO DAUGHTERS WERE PLAYING WITH KIDS IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD OFF GLADIOLUS.

THEY SPOTTED A MAN PULLING UP IN A CAR.

HE SMILED AT THEM ---THEN SNAPPED A PICTURE.

THEN HE PUT HIS CAR INTO REVERSE AND DROVE OFF.

THEY RAN INSIDE AND TOLD A PARENT.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ADDED PATROLS THROUGH THE AREA.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


TS4) FCAT ISSUES-VOTOPS


THE LEE COUNTY TEACHER'S UNION IS CALLING ON THE STATE TO SLOW DOWN ITS INTRODUCTION OF A NEW STATEWIDE ONLINE TEST FOR STUDENTS.

THIS COMES THE DAY AFTER 26 COUNTIES HAD PROBLEMS ADMINISTERING THE F-CAT ONLINE.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS PUSHING TO HAVE STUDENTS TAKE ALL THEIR STANDARDIZED TESTS ONLINE. Return to index of stories...


FINAL WEATHER-WX GFX


The warm, sunny weather will continue today. We start with mild temperatures and some patchy fog this morning, but we will quickly start warming up and the fog will mix out once the sun comes up. Afternoon high temperatures are headed into the mid 80s with lower 80s expected on the beaches and upper 80s in those deep inland warm spots. Winds will be light and variable through the morning, turning onshore this afternoon at around 10 mph. Rain chances will stay low, but a stray shower deep inland near Lake Okeechobee can't be ruled out.

For tomorrow on through the weekend, mostly sunny skies will continue and temperatures will continue to climb just a bit each day. Humidity will also be on the rise through the weekend.

If you are waiting for our next rain chance to come our way, you'll have to wait until the middle of next week when a cold front approaches our area. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI


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