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DIRECTORS PAGE HL2) TEACHER STUDENT SEX-VO-WIPE
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS HL3) WOMAN BOOTED FROM GYM FOR BABY BUMP-VO-WIPE
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS 530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
HL1) BULLETS INTO HOME-VO-WIPE 530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL
HL2) FL KIDS AND CAR SEATS-VO-WIPE GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SH-POP
HL3) DRUNK MOM STROLL-VO-WIPE BOAT COLLISION-SSTOPS VO
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP SEXUAL BATTERY SUSPECT-OC VO SS
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL BULLETS INTO HOME-TRX SOTTOPS VO
GOOD MORNING-2SH-PUSH LEHIGH HOME INVASION-TRX SSTOPS VO OC
BULLETS INTO HOME-TRX VOTOPS GREY OAKS INVESTIGATION-OC VO
BULLETS INTO HOME-SOT(2)VO INVASION ARREST REWARD-VOTOPS
SEXUAL BATTERY SUSPECT-OC VO SS OIL DRILLING PERMIT STATUS MTG-CLIP OC VO
BOAT COLLISION-OC SS VO-WIPE FM GOLF COURSE RENNO-OC VO
BOAT COLLISION-SOTVO EAGLE RESIGNS FROM LBA-TRX SSTOPS
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-BNC SS VO-WIPE LIZBETH RE ELECTION-OC VO
LEHIGH HOME INVASION-SOTVO TEACHER STUDENT SEX-OC VO
GREY OAKS INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS CAPE CORAL GIVES 90 YO CHECK-OC VO-WIPE
INVASION ARREST REWARD-TCMON CAPE CORAL GIVES 90 YO CHECK-SOTVO
EDISON PARK CRIME MEETING-OC SS VO MOVIE NIGHT IN THE PARK-OC
CAPE DRUG INVESTIGATION-TRX SS VO 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-SOT-VO
SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE-OC VO-WIPE 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE-SOTVO STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
PUPPY MILL BUST-TRX SS(2) STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
FL WOMAN DUCT TAPES DOG-VOTOPS TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
CAR INTO CHURCH FOLLOW-EANIBOXES FLY-VO-FULL PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-TBA RED SOX TEAM STORE LAST DAY-TRX VOTOPS
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-TBA TOSS TO SAM-CLIP 2SHOT
STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS LIVE SHOT-LIVE
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL LIVE SHOT-SS
TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS LIVE SHOT-LIVE
PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS
CHAR CO TIP A COP-OC STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR
WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS MEASLES ARE BACK-POP
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL WORKOUT BENEFITS-TCMON
OBAMA SOUTH KOREA-CLIP OC VO WORKOUT EXCUSE TIPS-VO-TCMON VO-FULL
MALAYSIA PLANE SEARCH-CLIP OC VO WOMAN BOOTED FROM GYM FOR BABY BUMP-OC VO
PLANE HIJACKING-2SHOT VO GIRL GIVES FIRST LADY DAD'S RESUME-OC VO
CALIFORNIA BUS CRASH-TRX VOTOPS POWERBALL WINNER-OC VO
AIDS SYRINGE ROBBERY-OC SOTVO 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
COCKFIGHTING RING-TRX VOTOPS 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
FL IMMIGRANT TUITION-POP VO-WIPE TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG
FL IMMIGRANT TUITION-SOTVO STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
FL KIDS AND CAR SEATS-TCMON VO STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
DRUNK MOM STROLL-OC VO-WIPE STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS
DRUNK MOM STROLL-SOTVO TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS
ELMO VOICE SEXUAL ABUSE-OC VO TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
NAKED BOWLING-OC VO TWO YEAR OLD AT HOCKEY GAME-OC VO-WIPE
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-ONCAM TWO YEAR OLD FOLO-VOTOPS
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO POPE JOHN CANONIZED-2SH VO
SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG EASTER RECORD TATTOO-2SH VO
AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP
STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL TS 1) BOAT COLLISION-SS VO-WIPE
STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS TS 2) BULLETS INTO HOME-VOTOPS-WIPE
TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS TS 3) SEXUAL BATTERY SUSPECT-SS VO-WIPE
TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS TS 4) OIL DRILLING PERMIT-VOTOPS-WIPE
BEYONCE'S INFLUENCE-OC VO TS 5) EAGLE RESIGNS-VOTOPS-WIPE
BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP TS 6) LIZBETH REELECTION-VOTOPS-WIPE
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS FINAL WEATHER
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-3SH-WEB ANI
HL1) BOAT COLLISION-VO-WIPE END TIME


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) BULLETS INTO HOME-VO-WIPE


A FAMILY WAKES UP TO A LIVING NIGHTMARE. AS BULLETS SPRAY. THROUGH THEIR HOME.

THIS MORNING. A GUMNAN ON THE RUN. HIS MOTIVE. UNKNOWN. Return to index of stories...


HL2) FL KIDS AND CAR SEATS-VO-WIPE


AND. HOW SAFE IS YOUR CHILD IN THE CAR?

LENIENT STATE LAWS. MIGHT NOT ORDER ENOUGH PROTECTION.

WHAT COULD CHANGE. TO KNOW THAT THEIR SAFETY IS IN TACT. Return to index of stories...


HL3) DRUNK MOM STROLL-VO-WIPE


PLUS. A MOTHER GOES TO TAKE HER NEWBORN FOR A RIDE IN THE STROLLER.

BUT IT WASN'T A SOBER ONE.

IN MOMENTS. A BABY'S LIFE ALMOST LOST. BECAUSE OFFICERS SAY THE MOTHER HAD TOO MUCH TO DRINK. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


MORNING FOG FOLLOWED BY LOTS OF SUNSHINE

Friday morning starts with fog and temperatures in the mid 60s. Once the fog mixes out by mid-morning, another nice day is in store. We'll see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Light winds this morning will pick up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SH-PUSH


GOOD MORNING AND THANKS FOR JOINING US. I'M AMY SEDLACEK.

GLAD YOU'RE BACK WITH US, AT ABC-7. I'M CHANCE SEALES.

THIS MORNING. A FAMILY CAN'T SHAKE THE FEAR. AFTER A GUNMAN OPENED FIRE ON THEIR FORT MYERS HOME.

THE FAMILY SAYS BULLETS WERE FLYING EVERYWHERE. RIGHT PAST A SLEEPING CHILD. Return to index of stories...


BULLETS INTO HOME-TRX VOTOPS


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES COUNTED 12 BULLET HOLES. FLOOR TO CEILING.

IT HAPPENED ON SIXTH AVENUE. IN PINE MANOR.

THIS MOM TELLS ABC-7,

SHE FELT GLASS RAIN DOWN ON HER IN BED.

SHE HIT THE FLOOR AND CALLED 9-1-1.

HER 11-YEAR-OLD SON WAS ASLEEP ON THE COUCH, IN THE LIVING ROOM.

A BULLET MISSED HIS SHOULDER. Return to index of stories...


BULLETS INTO HOME-SOT(2)VO


Aaron Ramirez/ Son - "I didn't know what it was until my mom said she was calling the

cops- that someone shot through her window. I was just really scared."

Maria Minez/ Mother - "Thank god were alive and I hope it doesn't happen again. Whoever did this, knows that I didn't do anything to you, I don't know who you are. I don't know why you did this to our family."

NOW. THE FAMILY HAS IMMEDIATE PLANS TO MOVE OUT. Return to index of stories...


SEXUAL BATTERY SUSPECT-OC VO SS


ALSO IN PINE MANOR. JUST A BLOCK AWAY A WOMAN SAYS SHE WAS RAPED.

A GRANDMOTHER SAYS A MAN BROKE INTO HER HOUSE. PUT A KNIFE TO HER THROAT. AND FORCED HER TO HAVE SEX.

ALL WHILE HER YOUNG GRANDAUGHTER SLEPT NEARBY.

WE DID GET A SKETCH OF THE SUSPECT. YOU CAN SEE IT RIGHT HERE.

AFTER THE ATTACK. THE WOMAN SAYS THE MAN PROMISED HER, HE'D BE BACK.

ONE NEIGHBOR TELLS US IT DOESN'T FEEL SAFE ANYMORE.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION, CALL CRIME STOPPERS IMMEDIATELY. Return to index of stories...


BOAT COLLISION-OC SS VO-WIPE


ABC7 IS SHOWING YOU. EXACTLY WHERE A DEADLY BOAT CRASH, HAPPENED IN BOKEELIA.

F-W-C SAYS, THE CRASH KILLED DONNIE CRAINE. THE DIVING COACH FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA THURSDAY.

HERE'S A LOOK OUT ON THE WATER. AT THE SPOT WHERE THE TWO BOATS CRASHED.

THERE'S A SIGN POSTED. ABOUT A BLIND CURVE.

PEOPLE WHO SAW THE CRASH, TRIED TO HELP.

ABC-7 CONFIRMED, TWO PEOPLE WERE ON ONE BOAT.

FOUR IN THE OTHER.

SURVIVORS HAD MINOR INJURIES.

OFFICERS SAY THIS INVESTIGATION, COULD TAKE MONTHS TO COMPLETE. Return to index of stories...


BOAT COLLISION-SOTVO


Bill Marcus, Passed Wreck on Water

16:53 it was smashed, it was smashed 16:55 i would say it was totaled

ABC-7 CONFIRMED, TWO PEOPLE WERE ON ONE BOAT.

FOUR IN THE OTHER.

SURVIVORS HAD MINOR INJURIES.

OFFICERS SAY THIS INVESTIGATION, COULD TAKE MONTHS TO COMPLETE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-BNC SS VO-WIPE


TWO MEN ARE NOW IN CUSTODY. ACCUSED OF BREAKING INTO A LEHIGH ACRES HOUSE. ARMED WITH GUNS.

THIS MORNING. WE HAVE A LOOK AT THOSE SUSPECTS.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED *EBRON TAYLOR AND BRANDON DOEDEN.

THEY'RE CHARGED WITH ARMED ROBBERY. AND IMPERSONATING AN OFFICER.

THEY'RE TWO OF THE FOUR SUSPECTS DEPUTIES SAY THEY CAUGHT IN THE ACT EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

DEPUTIES SAY THEY WERE BREAKING INTO A HOUSE ON CLOW STREET.

THEY SWARMED THE AREA WHEN THE VICTIM CALLED 911. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-SOTVO


They caught them, that's the main thing. There's a lot of woods around here, its easy to hide.

ONE OF THE SUSPECTS WAS SHOT DURING THE CHASE. HE'LL SURVIVE.

A K-9 BIT ANOTHER ONE.

CHARGES ARE PENDING FOR THE OTHER TWO PEOPLE DEPUTIES SAY WERE INVOLVED. Return to index of stories...


GREY OAKS INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS


NOW TO COLLIER COUNTY.

STILL NO ARRESTS, IN A STRING OF VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS!

WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AN OFF-DUTY DEPUTY. CALLED IN SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN THE GREY OAKS COMMUNITY OF NAPLES.

HE SAYS HE SAW A VAN IN THE WOODS -- WITH TWO MEN WEARING TACTICAL VESTS.

BUT A WIDESPREAD SEARCH, TURNED UP NOTHING. Return to index of stories...


INVASION ARREST REWARD-TCMON


IN THE PAST TWO MONTHS,

MASKED GUNMEN HAVE STORMED FIVE HOUSES IN COLLIER. TIED UP FAMILIES AND ROBBED THEM.

NOW. DEPUTIES SAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT'S SCENE *WAS RELATED

ANOTHER REWARD FUND. IS SET UP, FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST. ON TOP OF the CRIMESTOPPERS REWARD. Return to index of stories...


EDISON PARK CRIME MEETING-OC SS VO


MORE MONEY IS ALSO BEING OFFERED. FOR THE ARREST IN A FORT MYERS MURDER.

OFFICERS SAY *TONY SEAY* WAS SHOT. BEHIND THE EDISON FORD WINTER ESTATES LAST WEEK.

POLICE HELD A MEETING THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE EDISON CONGRESSIONAL CHURCH. TO UPDATE THE INVESTIGATION.

ANYONE WHO PROVIDES INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST AND CONVICTION. COULD GET 25-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DRUG INVESTIGATION-TRX SS VO


A-B-C 7 WAS THERE. WHEN SWAT TEAM MEMBERS AND POLICE, STORMED A CAPE property. ON NORTHWEST 11TH LANE AND JUANITA PLACE.

OFFICERS QUESTIONED SEVEN PEOPLE. THEN ARRESTED FOUR.

ONE WAS FOR A WARRANT.

TWO FOR HEROIN POSESSION.

And THE FOURTH FOR HAVING DRUG PARAPHANALIA.

DETECTIVES SAY THEY FOUND. SOME CHEMICALS TO MAKE METH INSIDE THE HOUSE. BUT NOT ENOUGH TO MAKE A CASE. Return to index of stories...


SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE-OC VO-WIPE


WE WERE ALSO ON SCENE. AS AUTHORITIES TOOK OUT PLANT AFTER PLANT AT A LEHIGH ACRES HOME.

BUT LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES WON'T SAY WHETHER IT'S A GROWHOUSE.

ANIMAL SERVICES ALSO TOOK A DOG FROM THE HOUSE ON MCARTHUR BOULEVARD.

CREWS LEFT A NOTE FOR THE OWNER. GIVING THEM FIVE DAYS TO RE-CLAIM THEIR PET.

NEIGHBORS ARE HAPPY ABOUT THE RAID. Return to index of stories...


SUSPECTED GROW HOUSE-SOTVO


Dwayne Meninger/ LEHIGH Acres Resident

13:31:51-13:31:56

"everyday we are the sheriffs helicopter flying around out here for some reason."

NEIGHBORS SAY THE HOUSE *REEKED OF MARIJUANA.

SOME EVEN SAY. THEY'RE MOVING OUT OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD. Return to index of stories...


PUPPY MILL BUST-TRX SS(2)


DEPUTIES IN DESOTO COUNTY,

SAY THEY BUSTED A PUPPY MILL.

56 DOGS AND PUPPIES WERE TAKEN AWAY.

NO WORD ON THEIR BREEDS.

ONE MAN SPENT THE NIGHT IN JAIL.

ANDREW MACAULEY IS ACCUSED OF. FRAUD AND NEGLECTING ANIMALS. Return to index of stories...


FL WOMAN DUCT TAPES DOG-VOTOPS


A FLORDA WOMAN IS CHARGED WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY AFTER OFFICERS SAY SHE DUCT TAPED SHUT HER DOG'S SNOUT.

THEY FOUND IT WITH THE TAPE WRAPPED AROUND IT'S NOSE.

THE DOG WAS IN A SMALL. FECES FILLED CAGE.

ITS OWNER SAYS SHE TAPED THE DOG TO KEEP HIM FROM BARKING.

SHE DIDN'T WANT NEIGHBORS IN THE APARTMENT COMPLEX TO COMPLAIN. Return to index of stories...


CAR INTO CHURCH FOLLOW-EANIBOXES FLY-VO-FULL


LEADERS AT A FORT MYERS CHURCH, ARE FINDING A NEW WORSHIP SPACE.

AFTER A CAR CRASHED INTO THEIR BUILDING ON EASTER.

THE CHURCH IS DESTROYED. BROKEN PEWS AND GLASS.

THIS SUNDAY. SERVICES WILL BE IN THE PARKING LOT.

INVESTIGATORS PLAN TO EXAMINE THE LEXUS. THAT BLASTED THROUGH THE CHURCH WALLS.

THE WOMAN DRIVING, SAYS THE BRAKES FAILED.

ABC-7 UNCOVERED SIMILAR COMPLAINTS ABOUT BRAKING AND ACCELERATING. WITH THAT EXACT SAME LEXUS MODEL. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-TBA


HAPPY FRIDAY

DON'T PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS!

THE DIRTY MONEY PROJECT.

SHOWING HOW FILTHY THAT DOLLAR BILL REALLY IS!!

IN THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF IT'S KIND

RESEARCHERS FOUND MORE THAN 3 THOUASAND TYPES OF BACTERIA GROWING ON $1

BACTERIA THAT CAUSES ACNE

STAPH INFECTIONS,

AND THAT ARE ANTIBOIOTIC RESISTANCE

SOME OF WHAT THEY FOUND HASN'T EVEN BEEN NAMED OR IDENTIFIED.TOO MANY TYPES.

PASS THE PUR-ELL! Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-TBA


DON'T TOUCH MONEY.

AND THEN EAT.

AND HERE'S WHY

MORE THAN 3-THOUSAND BACTERIA ARE ON YOUR HANDS.

JUST FROM TOUCHING CASH

FROM WALL STREET JOURNAL

THE DIRTY MONEY PROJECT.

MAKING A CASE FOR DIGITAL CURRENCY

MONEY IS #1 SPREADER OF BACTERIA

A BODY TEMPERATURE WALLET IS LIKE A PETRI DISH

AND AS WE CROSS CULTURES.CROSS CONTAMINATE.

NUMBER ONE BACTERIA FOUND CAUSES ACNE

BUT THEY ALSO FOUND

E.COLI, STAPH, PNEMONIA

THE LESSON-- WASH YOUR HANDS IF YOU TOUCH CASH Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

MORNING FOG FOLLOWED BY LOTS OF SUNSHINE

Friday morning starts with fog and temperatures in the mid 60s. Once the fog mixes out by mid-morning, another nice day is in store. We'll see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Light winds this morning will pick up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON


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CHAR CO TIP A COP-OC


TODAY. THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. WANTS TO SERVE YOU. A LITTLE DIFFERENTLY.

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WILL BE OUT.

TO SERVE CUSTOMERS AT *PHIL'S 41 RESTAURANT ON TAMIAMI TRAIL IN PUNTA GORDA.

IT'S FROM 4:30 UNTIL 9 PM. EAT AND "TIP A COP" FOR THEIR EFFORTS.

ALL THE TIPS RECEIVED WILL GO TO BENEFIT THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

MORNING FOG FOLLOWED BY LOTS OF SUNSHINE

Friday morning starts with fog and temperatures in the mid 60s. Once the fog mixes out by mid-morning, another nice day is in store. We'll see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Light winds this morning will pick up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA SOUTH KOREA-CLIP OC VO


PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA. WILL MEET WITH SOUTH KOREAN OFFICIALS. REELING FROM A DEADLY FERRY DISASTER.

MR. OBAMA ARRIVED IN SEOUL THIS MORNING. FOR HIS FOURTH VISIT TO SOUTH KOREA AS PRESIDENT.

HE'S MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT. AND PLANS TO LAY A WREATH AT A WAR MEMORIAL.

HE'LL ALSO MEETING WITH VICTIMS' FAMILIES. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE SEARCH-CLIP OC VO


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE SEA BED SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIA AIRLINES JET. IS SET TO WIDEN.

THIS AS A SONAR SCAN OF THE MOST LIKELY CRASH SITE. DEEP BENEATH THE INDIAN OCEAN. NEARS COMPLETION WITHOUT ANY SIGN.

THE SEARCH AREA IS A CIRCLE WITH A 6-MILE RADIUS. 2.8 MILES DEEP. OFF THE WEST AUSTRALIAN COAST. Return to index of stories...


PLANE HIJACKING-2SHOT VO


AND less than a thousand miles away.

This JUST CROSSING THE WIRES. AN AIR FORCE SPOKESMAN SAYS A PLANE FROM AUSTRALIA. WAS BELIEVED TO BE HIJACKED IN INDONESIA.

NOW,

A VIRGIN AUSTRALIA OFFICIAL SAYS. A DRUNK PASSENGER, CAUSED THE HIJACK SCARE.

WE KNOW THAT PERSON WAS ARRESTED FOR CREATING A DISTURBANCE. AFTER THE PLANE LANDED IN BALI.

OFFICIALS SAY THE PASSENGER WAS ACTING AGGRESSIVELY AND WAS HANDCUFFED BY THE CREW.

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CALIFORNIA BUS CRASH-TRX VOTOPS


AT LEAST 12 PEOPLE GOT HURT,

AFTER A SCHOOL BUS CRASHED IN CALIFORNIA.

THE BUS RAN OFF THE ROAD, THEN PLOWED INTO A TREE IN ANAHEIM.

YOU CAN SEE RESCUERS WORKING TO FREE THE BUS DRIVER. TRAPPED INSIDE.

TWO STUDENTS AND THE DRIVER, WERE IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

BUT THE OTHER 9, HAD MINOR INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


AIDS SYRINGE ROBBERY-OC SOTVO


AN ICE CREAM SHOP CLERK WAS THREATENED AND ROBBED.

BUT THE THIEF IN PORTLAND, OREGEON USED A STRANGE KIND OF WEAPON.

"Some guy just walked in and this is a robbery, this is a needle full of AIDS

THAT'S RIGHT. HE CLAIMED TO CARRY A NEEDLE FULL OF AIDS.

THE GIRL BEHIND THE COUNTER SAYS THE NEEDLE LOOKED TO BE FULL OF BLOOD.

SHE HANDED OVER ALL THE CASH IN THE REGISTER AND THE MAN GOT AWAY.

THE STORE MANAGER IS NOW TAKING EXTRA SECURITY MEASURES TO PROTECT EMPLOYEES. Return to index of stories...


COCKFIGHTING RING-TRX VOTOPS


MIAMI DADE OFFICERS. BUSTED A MASSIVE COCKFIGHTING RING. ARRESTING 200 PEOPLE.

THEY BROUGHT IN BUSES. TO TAKE EVERYONE TO THE JAIL.

INVESTIGATORS SAY YOU CAN EXPECT MORE ARRESTS. Return to index of stories...


FL IMMIGRANT TUITION-POP VO-WIPE


FLORIDA STUDENTS ARE CAMPING OUT AT THE CAPITAL.

THEY VOW. NOT TO LEAVE. UNTIL LAWMAKERS VOTE ON A BILL TO GRANT IN-STATE TUITION TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

THE CONTROVERSIAL LEGISLATION HAS BEEN CLOSELY WATCHED.

HOUSE LAWMAKERS PASSED IT.

THE SENATE PRESIDENT WILL NOT CALL FOR A VOTE UNTIL IT PASSES ALL COMMITTEES. Return to index of stories...


FL IMMIGRANT TUITION-SOTVO


Sot: Elis Zamora, 20, Florida high school graduate

"I am an investment. I have gone through public schooling, and now, because I cannot further my education, that that investment is being lost as politicians gamble with my life."

THE BILL GIVES IN-STATE TUITION TO UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS WHO HAVE SPENT AT LEAST THREE STRAIGHT YEARS IN A FLORIDA SECONDARY SCHOOL.

STUDENTS WILL KEEP VIGIL OUTSIDE OF SENATE CHAMBERS.

IT'S EXAM WEEK.SO THEY SAY THEY'LL BE STUDYING. Return to index of stories...


FL KIDS AND CAR SEATS-TCMON VO


ALSO IN TALLAHASSEE.

FLORIDA LAWMAKERS ARE CLOSE TO PASSING A BILL,

REQUIRING KIDS YOUNGER THAN FIVE. TO BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED IN MOVING CARS.

RIGHT NOW. FLORIDA HAS THE *WEAKEST CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY LAWS, IN THE NATION.

THE STATE REQUIRES CHILDREN THREE AND YOUNGER TO BE IN A CAR SEAT.

SEAT BELTS ARE DESIGNED FOR ADULTS. Return to index of stories...


DRUNK MOM STROLL-OC VO-WIPE


A TEXAS WOMAN IS CHARGED WITH PUTTING HER BABY IN DANGER.

OFFICERS SAY SHE WAS DRUNK AND PUSHED HER NEWBORN IN A STROLLER NEAR A BUSY STREET.

THEY SAY SHE FELL DOWN AND THE STROLLER HIT THE ROAD.

HER ONE MONTH OLD DAUGHTER WASN'T STRAPPED INTO THE STROLLER. Return to index of stories...


DRUNK MOM STROLL-SOTVO


why would you. Not good parenting.

A WITNESS SAW THE WOMAN STUMBLING AND CALLED 9-1-1.

PARAMEDICS TREATED THE BABY AND ITS NOW IN PROTECTIVE CUSTODY.

HER MOTHER'S IN JAIL. Return to index of stories...


ELMO VOICE SEXUAL ABUSE-OC VO


KEVIN CLASH. THE VOICE OF SESAME STREET'S "ELMO". IS NO LONGER FACING THREE SEXUAL ABUSE lawsuits.

A JUDGE SAID THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS, HAD RUN OUT.

BUT ONE CASE IS STILL PENDING.

THE ACCUSERS SAY CLASH. SEDUCED THEM WHEN THEY WERE UNDERAGE TEENAGERS.

CLASH RESIGNED AS THE VOICE OF ELMO IN 20-12. AND DENIES ANY WRONGDOING. Return to index of stories...


NAKED BOWLING-OC VO


BEARING IT ALL. AND HOPING TO STRIKE

WARNING. YOU'RE ABOUT TO SEE SOME SKIN.

BOWLING IN THE NUDE. DRAWS A LARGER CROWD. THAN ORGANIZERS EXPECTED IN MAPLEWOOD, MISSOURI.

IT TURNS OUT PLENTY OF FANS WANTED TO TRY THEIR HAND AT THE SPORT. MINUS THEIR CLOTHING.

THE ALLEY DECIDED TO SCHEDULE THE EVENT.

AND AS YOU CAN SEE. THE LACK OF CLOTHING DIDN'T SEEM TO MAKE ANYONE. TOO SHY. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-ONCAM


ON A PLANE. THE FLIGHT ATTENDANTS, MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE.

SO WHO'S THE BEST, AND WORST?

THIRD WORST, FRONTEIR.

SECOND WORST, AIR CANADA.

VERY WORST , SPIRIT.

OKAY, BEST.

JETBLUE, ALASKA AND SOUTHWEST.

NOW THE QUESTION. WHO HAS THE BEST SNACKS?! Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


UNLOCKING THE SECRETS. IN YOUR LOVELY LOCKS.

IT HOLDS CLUES, TO YOUR HEALTH.

1. DANDRUFF QUANDARY -- IT HELPS WITH FLAKES, BUT TAKES AWAY FROM THE GLOSSY LOOK. SO MIX IT UP.

2. ADJUSTING TO THE PILL -- WHEN YOU SWITCH BIRTH CONTROL, YOUR HAIR GETS MORE FINE, DRY, AND DULL. BUT THAT MEANS YOUR BODY IS WORKING ON IT.

3. CALL A DOCTOR -- FALLING OUT IN *PATCHES, could MEAN STD, ALOPECIA, OR THYROID CONDITION.

CHANCE'S TIP: AQUA NET FIXES ANYTHING. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG


AS WE ALL KNOW--- THERE IS NO CRYING IN BASEBALL--- BUT THERE IS PLENTY OF CHEATING--- FROM CORKING BATS TO P-E-D'S--- THEY DO IT ALL--- HOWEVER PINE TAR ON THE NECK -- THAT MAY BE A FIRST--- LAST NIGHT YANKEES PITCHER MICHAEL PINEDA--- NEEDED A LITTLE EXTRA GRIP ON THE BASEBALL--- SO HE THOUGHT A LITTLE PINE TAR WOULD DO THE TRICK--- PINEDA GOT CAUGHT -- AND TODAY WAS SUSPENDED 10 GAMES---

YANKEES AND SOX BACK AT IT--- CC SABATHIA-- PINE TAR FREE----

CC GOT PLENTY OF HELP FROM HIS FRIENDS TONIGHT---

2ND INNING -- YANGERVIS SOLARTE WITH A SHOT DOWN THE LINE---- THAT IS A 2 RUN DOUBLE --- 3-0 YANKEES

AND THEY WERE JUST GETTING WARMED UP---

DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP-- EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN AND CANTERBURY---

4TH INNING--- COUGARS TAKE CONTROL--- ALEC BAAB WITH THE RBI SINGLE-- THAT PUTS CANTERBURY UP 6-0

THE CRUISE FROM THERE 11-1 --- CANTERBURY WINS THE 3A DISTRICT 11 CHAMPIONSHIP

LET'S PLAY SOME SOFTBALL

THE FORT MYERS WON THEIR FIRST DISTRICT TITLE IN 7 YEARS. TAKING ON MARTIN COUNTY

BASES LOADED IN THE 4TH.JORDAN DOLLY PUTS IT ON THE GROUND. ERROR SCORES MOLLY DUIGNAN.

GREENIES SCORE 4 TIMES IN THE 4TH.

GET THE 10-NOTHING SHUTOUT AND ADVANCE TO THE 2ND ROUND.

PACERS IN ATLANTA FOR GAME 3 OF THEIR SERIES---

3RD QTR-- JEFF TEAGUE TAKING OVER-- THE STEAL AND THE PACK AT THE OTHER END --- HAWKS UP 10---

THAT WAS FUN-- LET'S DO IT AGAIN-- OF THE STEAL--- TEAGUE AHEAD OF THE PACK-- FOR ANOTHER JAM

PACERS IN A WORLD OF TROUBLE-- THEY LOSE 98-85----- HAWKS LEAD 2 GAMES TO 1

PACERS NOT THE ONLY TEAM IN TROUBLE-- OKLAHOMA CITY -- HAVING ISSUES WITH MEMPHIS---

1ST HALF--- TONY ALLEN THE RUN OUT-- THE REVERSE LAYUP--

AND MEMPHIS GRABS A 2-1 SERIES LEAD 98-95

TODAY WAS DAY 3 OF THE BUCS MINI CAMP---

FOR NEW HEAD COACH LOVIE SMITH-- IT'S HIS FIRST REAL CHANCE TO SEE WHAT HIS TEAM IS ALL ABOUT---

SO HE'S BEEN EVALUATING WHAT HE HAS--- AND HE'LL ADDRESS WHAT THE BUCS NEED AT THE DRAFT-- WHICH STARTS MAY 8 Return to index of stories...


AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG


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STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

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

E FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

MORNING FOG FOLLOWED BY LOTS OF SUNSHINE

Friday morning starts with fog and temperatures in the mid 60s. Once the fog mixes out by mid-morning, another nice day is in store. We'll see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Light winds this morning will pick up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS


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TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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BEYONCE'S INFLUENCE-OC VO


SHE'S QUEEN B. WITH ANOTHER MAGAZINE COVER TO SHOW IT.

BEYONCE GRACES THE COVER OF TIME MAGAZINE'S ANNUAL. 100-MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE ISSUE.

OTHERS LANDING ON THE LIST INCLUDE POPE FRANCIS, ROBERT REDFORD, AND MILEY CYRUS.

THIS IS DIFFERENT THAN A "MOST POWERFUL" LIST. TIME'S EDITOR SAYS QUOTE. "WHILE POWER IS CERTAIN, INFLUENCE IS SUBTLE" Return to index of stories...


BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) BOAT COLLISION-VO-WIPE


AFTER A TRAGIC BOATING ACCIDENT. HIS LIFE ENDED.

NOW INVESTIGATORS ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHAT IT WAS. THAT KILLED BELOVED U-F COACH. DONNIE CRAINE. Return to index of stories...


HL2) TEACHER STUDENT SEX-VO-WIPE


AND A FLORIDA TEACHER. ROUNDING UP THE ACCUSATIONS.

NOT ONE. NOT TWO. BUT THREE STUDENTS HAVE NOW COME FORWARD. SAYING THE'VE HAD A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP. WITH THE WOMAN. Return to index of stories...


HL3) WOMAN BOOTED FROM GYM FOR BABY BUMP-VO-WIPE


PLUS. NO BABY BUMPS. WHILE YOU PUMP IRON.

ONE WOMAN SAYS A GYM KICKED HER OUT. ALL BECAUSE OF WHAT SHE WORE. OVER HER PREGNANT BELLY. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


MORNING FOG FOLLOWED BY LOTS OF SUNSHINE

Friday morning starts with fog and temperatures in the mid 60s. Once the fog mixes out by mid-morning, another nice day is in store. We'll see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Light winds this morning will pick up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SH-POP


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING. ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S MOST RESPECTED DIVING COACHES. PASSES AWAY.

RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA.

NOW WE'RE TRYING TO FIND OUT. WHAT CAUSED HIS DEATH.

THANKS FOR WAKING UP WITH ABC-7. I'M CHANCE SEALES.

AND I'M AMY SEDLACEK. Return to index of stories...


BOAT COLLISION-SSTOPS VO


DONNIE CRAINE WAS HEAD COACH OF THE MENS AND WOMENS DIVING TEAMS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA.

HE WAS 61.

30 YEARS. OF HIS 37 YEAR COACHING CAREER. WAS SPENT SWIMMING WITH THE GATORS.

WE WENT TO THE SCENE. WHERE THE BOAT CRASH HAPPENED IN BOKEELIA.

F-W-C OFFICERS SAY THE CRASH KILLED CRAINE THURSDAY.

HERE'S A LOOK OUT ON THE WATER. AT THE SPOT WHERE THE TWO BOATS CRASHED.

THERE'S A BLIND CURVE SIGN POSTED.

ABC-7 CONFIRMED TWO PEOPLE WERE ON ONE BOAT. FOUR IN THE OTHER.

SURVIVORS SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES.

IT'S NOT CLEAR EXACTLY WHAT CAUSED HIS DEATH. BUT OFFICERS SAY THIS INVESTIGATION COULD TAKE MONTHS TO COMPLETE. Return to index of stories...


SEXUAL BATTERY SUSPECT-OC VO SS


THIS MORNING, AUTHORITIES ARE LOOKING FOR A MAN IN PINE MANOR. THEY SAY RAPED A GRANDMOTHER.

THAT WOMAN SAYS THE SUSPECT, BROKE INTO HER HOUSE. PUT A KNIFE TO HER THROAT. AND FORCED HER TO HAVE SEX.

ALL THIS. AS HER YOUNG GRANDAUGHTER SLEPT NEARBY.

THIS MORNING, WE HAVE A SKETCH OF THE SUSPECT.

THE WOMAN SAYS AFTER THE ATTACK. THIS MAN PROMISED HER, HE'D BE BACK.

IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING. CALL CRIME STOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


BULLETS INTO HOME-TRX SOTTOPS VO


Maria Minez/ Mother - "Thank god were alive and I hope it doesn't happen again. Whoever did this, knows that I didn't do anything to you, I don't know who you are. I don't know why you did this to our family."

THIS MOTHER PLANS TO MOVE OUT OF HER HOUSE ON SIXTH AVENUE. IN PINE MANOR.

JUST ONE BLOCK AWAY FROM THAT RAPE INCIDENT.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY A GUNMAN CAME AND SHOT A DOZEN TIMES AT THE HOME.

THE MOM SAYS SHE FELT GLASS RAIN DOWN ON HER. IN BED.

MEANWHILE A BULLET MISSED HER 11-YEAR-OLD SON. ASLEEP ON THE LIVING ROOM SOFA. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION-TRX SSTOPS VO OC


THESE TWO MEN WAKE UP IN CUSTODY. ACCUSED OF BREAKING INTO A LEHIGH ACRES HOUSE. ARMED WITH GUNS.

WE BROKE THIS STORY THURSDAY MORNING.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED. EBRON TAYLOR AND BRANDON DOEDEN. FOR ARMED ROBBERY. AND IMPERSONATING AN OFFICER.

THEY'RE TWO OF THE FOUR SUSPECTS,

DEPUTIES CAUGHT IN THE ACT, EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

DEPUTIES SAY THEY WERE BREAKING INTO A HOUSE ON CLOW STREET.

THEY SWARMED THE AREA WHEN THE VICTIM CALLED 911.

IN LESS THAN 15 MINUTES. OUR OWN SAM SWEENEY WILL JOIN US LIVE.

WITH DETAILS on the OTHER TWO SUSPECTS. NOT YET CHARGED. Return to index of stories...


GREY OAKS INVESTIGATION-OC VO


THIS MORNING. COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LINKING A SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY REPORT. TO PAST CRIMES. STILL UNSOLVED.

THERE ARE STILL NO ARRESTS IN A STRING OF VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS!

WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AN OFF-DUTY DEPUTY CALLED IN SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN THE GREY OAKS COMMUNITY OF NAPLES.

HE SAYS HE SAW A VAN IN THE WOODS -- WITH TWO MEN WEARING TACTICAL VESTS.

BUT A WIDESPREAD SEARCH CAME UP WITH NOTHING. Return to index of stories...


INVASION ARREST REWARD-VOTOPS


IN THE PAST TWO MONTHS MASKED GUNMEN HAVE STORMED FIVE HOUSES IN COLLIER. TIED UP FAMILIES AND ROBBED THEM.

NOW. DEPUTIES SAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT'S SCENE *WAS RELATED

ANOTHER REWARD FUND HAS BEEN SET UP FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST. IN ADDITION TO the CRIMESTOPPERS REWARD. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING PERMIT STATUS MTG-CLIP OC VO


TODAY.

WHAT'S NEXT. FOR THE COMPANY CAUGHT USING AN ILLEGAL DRILLING TECHNIQUE IN COLLIER COUNTY.

COMMISSIONERS VOTED TO CHALLENGE THE STATE.

CALLING FOR HARSHER ACTIONS,

AGAINST THE DAN A HUGHES DRILLING COMPANY.

COMMISSIONERS WANT A SPECIAL HEARING WITH THE STATE ,

TO PULL THE COMPANY'S DRILLING PERMIT IN COLLIER COUNTY.

TODAY. A PHONE CONFERENCE REQUESTED BY THE D-E-P. WILL HAPPEN BETWEEN THE STATE AND DAN A HUGHES. ABOUT THE PERMIT TO DRILL IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

We'll LET YOU KNOW. WHAT HAPPENS. Return to index of stories...


FM GOLF COURSE RENNO-OC VO


IN LEE COUNTY. MAJOR CHANGES ARE ABOUT TO START AT THE FORT MYERS COUNTRY CLUB GOLF COURSE.

COME NOVEMBER. YOU'LL SEE THE RESULT OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN RENOVATIONS AND UPGRADES.

IT'S ONE OF THE OLDEST COURSES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

CREWS WILL START MAJOR WORK NEXT WEEK.

THE SIX-MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT WILL ADD A STORM WATER RETENTION BASIN AND IRRIGATION SYSTEM, FIX GREENS AND LANSCAPING. Return to index of stories...


EAGLE RESIGNS FROM LBA-TRX SSTOPS


STATE REPRESENTATIVE DANE EAGLE. HAS RESIGNED FROM THE LEE COUNTY BUILDING INDUSTRY. FOLLOWING HIS DRUNK DRIVING ARREST.

TALLAHASSEE POLICE PULLED OVER THE CAPE CORAL REPUBLICAN, MONDAY MORNING.

THE BUILDING INDUSTRY CHAIRMAN TELLS ABC7.

THE ORGANIZATION DID NOT HAVE AN ISSUE WITH EAGLE'S D-U-I ARREST. AND IT WASN'T BROUGHT UP DURING THEIR CONVERSATION. Return to index of stories...


LIZBETH RE ELECTION-OC VO


SHE LOST THE RACE FOR THE REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL NOMINATION.

NOW. STATE SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO SHARES HER NEXT MOVE WITH ABC-7.

SHE SAYS SHE PLANS TO STAY IN OFFICE. AND FOCUS ON RE-ELECTION TO THE STATE SENATE.

SHE'LL START HER RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN WHEN THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION ENDS. NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER STUDENT SEX-OC VO


THIS MORNING. A *THIRD* STUDENT HAS COME FORWARD SAYING,

*HE* HAD A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH A FLORIDA TEACHER TOO.

JENNIFER FICHTER ALREADY FACES *TWO SEPARATE ACCUSATIONS. OF HAVING SEX WITH HER TEENAGE STUDENTS.

THE THIRD CAME FORWARD THE SAME DAY,

THE WOMAN FACED A JUDGE IN POLK COUNTY WHERE SHE WORKED.

SHE ALSO SMIRKED AT A JUDGE AND FLIPPED HER HAIR, DURING THE HEARING ABOUT HER ARREST. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL GIVES 90 YO CHECK-OC VO-WIPE


THE CITY OF CAPE CORAL JUST REPAID A 90-YEAR-OLD WOMAN THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS AFTER A SEWER BILL MIX-UP THAT SPANNED THREE DECADES.

RONNIE TRIBLUAS CALLED A PLUMMER BACK IN OCTOBER TO TAKE CARE OF SOME ISSUES.

THATS WHEN SHE FOUND OUT SHE WASN'T HOOKED UP TO THE CITY SEWER SYSTEM.

SHE'S BEEN PAYING FOR SEWER FOR 29 YEARS FOR A SERVICE SHE NEVER GOT. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL GIVES 90 YO CHECK-SOTVO


SOT22:59-23:14 Ronnie Tribulas

"Very happy inside. Very at peace at last lets put it that way. It's kinda a rough road when you're old. It's rough anyways when you aren't old but it's still rough when you think about it."

THE CITY STILL CAN'T FIGURE OUT WHY THAT HAPPENED.

THEY REIMBURSED HER ALMOST 35 HUNDRED DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


MOVIE NIGHT IN THE PARK-OC


TONIGHT. THE FORT MYERS RECREATION DIVISION. INVITES YOU TO A FREE MOVIE NIGHT IN THE PARK.

DESPICABLE ME 2. PLAYS AT 8 PM. AT THE CENTENNIAL PARK IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

ADMISSION IS FREE AND SNACKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ONE DOLLAR.

NEXT MONTH. THEY'LL PLAY FROZEN. Return to index of stories...


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


HAPPY FRIDAY.

SOMETIMES ALL YOU NEED IS A HUG

GREAT STORY.

OF A MAN WHO'S A PRO.

MAKING EVERYONE FEEL LOVED

"How you doing?"

Get you that daily healing hug right here!!!!

Hugs have healing.

Yes, they do!!!

Come on papa lewis!!

MEET NICK.AKA PAPA LEWIS

HE GIVES 1,300 HUGS A DAY

TO ANYONE WHO WALKS IN THE HOSPITAL.

THEY START AS COMPLETE STRANGERS

BUT HE KNOWS EVERY PATIENT.

THEIR DISEASE AND STORY

GIVING HOPE.

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630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


SHE WAS THE BELL OF THE BALL

PINK FEATHER BOA

GLASS OF CHAMPAGNE

CENTER OF ATTENTION AT THE PARTY.

OH AND SHE'S DEAD

AND HER FAMILY WANTED THIS.

HER MEMORIAL. FEATURED HER. IN ALL HER GLORY

MICKEY EASTERLING IS DEAD. SHE'S 83

A NEW ORLEANS SOCIALITE HONORED ONE LAST TIME

NEW TREND TO POSE DEAD PEOPLE.

IN ONE LAST LIFE LIKE SITUATION.

WOULD YOU DO IT?

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STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

MORNING FOG FOLLOWED BY LOTS OF SUNSHINE

Friday morning starts with fog and temperatures in the mid 60s. Once the fog mixes out by mid-morning, another nice day is in store. We'll see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Light winds this morning will pick up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON


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RED SOX TEAM STORE LAST DAY-TRX VOTOPS


RED SOX FANS. TODAY'S YOUR LAST CHANCE. TO GET YOUR GEAR BEFORE THE STORE. CLOSES FOR THE SEASON AT JETBLUE PARK IN FORT MYERS.

IT'S OPEN FROM 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M. WITH A 50 PERCENT DISCOUNT MERCHANDISE.

IT WILL REOPEN IN JANUARY. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO SAM-CLIP 2SHOT


ABC-7 UNCOVERING NEW INFORMATION. INTO THURSDAY MORNING'S ARMED HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH.

YOU SAW THIS ON ACB-7 THURSDAY MORNING AS BREAKING NEWS.

THE MEN ACCUSED WERE PROFESSIONAL CRIMINALS ON A MISSION.

OUR OWN SAM SWEENEY IS LIVE IN LEHIGH WHERE DEPUTIES STILL HAVE THE STREET BLOCKED OFF. WHERE FOUR ARMED MEN WHERE CAPTURED.

SAM. Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-LIVE


CRIME SCENE TAPE STILL UP FOR BLOCKS.

BUT THIS MORNING WEVE LEARNED THE MEN ACCUSED. CAME HERE IN TACTICAL GEAR.

GUNS, MASKS AND BULLET PROOF VESTS. Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-SS


20 YEAR OLD EBRON TAYLOR AND 27 YEAR OLD BRANDON DOEDEN OF FORT MYERS--- WERE TWO OF THEM. NOW THEY FACE CHARGES OF HOME INVASION AND IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER AMONG OTHERS. EXPECTED TO go before a judge?

CHARGES STILL PENDING FOR 2 MORE. ONE WHO REMAINS HOSPITALIZED WITH GUN SHOT AND DOG BITE WOUNDS. WE ARE WORKING RIGHT NOW TO FIGURE OUT THE EXTENT OF HIS INJURIES AND WHEN HE WILL BE TAKEN TO JAIL. Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-LIVE


THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAS CONTACTED THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

THEY ARE COMPARING NOTES TO SEE IF THIS INCIDENT HAS ANY RELATIONS TO THE RECENT VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

RIGHT NOW AUTHORITIES SAY ITS TOO EARLY TO TELL. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

MORNING FOG FOLLOWED BY LOTS OF SUNSHINE

Friday morning starts with fog and temperatures in the mid 60s. Once the fog mixes out by mid-morning, another nice day is in store. We'll see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Light winds this morning will pick up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


MEASLES ARE BACK-POP


THE MEASLES ARE BACK. AND SPREADING.

GOVERNMENT HEALTH WORKERS SAY JUST THIS YEAR. THERE ARE 129 REPORTED CASES.

58 ARE IN CALIFORNIA.

IT'S THE LARGEST OUTBREAK SINCE 19-96.

DOCTORS SAY THE MEASLES OFTEN COME FROM UNVACCINATED TRAVELERS.

THEY ALSO BLAME PARENTS WHO REFUSE TO VACCINATE THEIR CHILDREN. Return to index of stories...


WORKOUT BENEFITS-TCMON


WE KNOW REGULAR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS VITAL TO OUR HEALTH.

IT CAN LOWER YOUR RISK OF SO MANY THINGS.

HEART DISEASE, STROKE, DIABETES AND DEPRESSION.

THE CDC SAYS A COMBINATION OF MUSCLE-STRENGTHENING EXERCISES AND AEROBICS. IS IDEAL.

BUT SOMETIMES, IT'S EASIER SAID THAN DONE.

AND WE FIND EXCUSES TO AVOID THE WORKOUT. Return to index of stories...


WORKOUT EXCUSE TIPS-VO-TCMON VO-FULL


HERE ARE SOME TIPS. TO GET YOU MOTIVATED.

IF YOUR EXCUSE IS THAT. YOU DON'T HAVE ENOUGH ENERGY. AFTER KEEPING UP WITH YOUR KIDS.

Remember EXERCISING *GIVES YOU ENERGY.

TREAT THE WORKOUT, LIKE AN APPOINTMENT. NOT AN OPTION.

IF YOU'RE TOO TIRED WHEN YOU GET HOME FROM WORK. MAKE YOUR WORKOUT ROUTINE IN THE MORNING. SO YOU CAN'T PUT IT OFF.

AND IF IT'S THE WEATHER STOPPING YOU. HAVE A RAINY DAY EXERCISE TAPE ON HAND.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE ENOUGH TIME. OPT FOR SHORT ROUTINES. A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY. Return to index of stories...


WOMAN BOOTED FROM GYM FOR BABY BUMP-OC VO


AN EXPECTANT MOM IN SOUTH CAROLINA IS UP IN ARMS. AFTER SHE SAYS SHE WAS ASKED TO LEAVE THE GYM. BECAUSE SHE WAS VIOLATING THE DRESS CODE.

THE MOM. 18-WEEKS PREGNANT.

SAYS A STAFF MEMBER AT PLANET FITNESS TOLD HER, SHE NEEDED TO CHANGE HER TANK TOP.

BECAUSE SHE WAS VIOLATING THE DRESS CODE. HER STOMACH WAS OUT. BECAUSE OF HER BABY BUMP.

SHE CANCELED HER MEMBERSHIP AFTER THE INCIDENT.

IN A STATEMENT, PLANET FITNESS' DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS SAYS.

THEIR DRESS CODE PROHIBITS "STRING TANK TOPS AND REVEALING CLOTHING," AMONG OTHER ITEMS. Return to index of stories...


GIRL GIVES FIRST LADY DAD'S RESUME-OC VO


WHEN YOU NEED A JOB.NETWORKING IS KEY.

SO ONE LITTLE GIRL SEIZED THE ULTIMATE OPPORTUNITY.

PUTTING HER DAD'S RESUME, INTO SOME PRETTY POWERFUL HANDS.

THE FIRST LADY WAS SPEAKING AT THE WHITE HOUSE'S. "TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS TO WORK DAY" EVENT.

ONE GIRL GOT UP, AND GAVE MICHELLE OBAMA. HER DAD'S RESUME.

SHE SAY HER DAD'S BEEN OUT OF A JOB, FOR THREE YEARS.

THE FIRST LADY GAVE THE GIRL A HUG,

AND TOOK THE RESUME WITH HER ON HER WAY OUT. Return to index of stories...


POWERBALL WINNER-OC VO


A COLLIER COUNTY MAN HIT THE JACKPOT.

HE WON THE POWERBALL DRAWING WEDNESDAY NIGHT. TAKING HOME 149 MILLION DOLLARS.

LOOK AT THIS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO ABC7 GOT FROM ***E'S COUNTRY STORE IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

THAT'S WHERE THE MAN BOUGHT THE TICKET.

THE VIDEO SHOWS HIM COMNG INTO THE STORE TO CONFIRM. IT WASN'T A DREAM. HE WON!

ONCE HE CLAIMS HIS PRIZE IN TALLAHASSEE WE'LL KNOW HIS NAME.

IF HE CHOOSES THE LUMP SUM PAYMENT HE'LL POCKET ALMOST 87 MILLION DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


A GOOD HAIR DAY, MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD.

BUT YOUR HAIR,

IS TELLING YOUR MORE IMPORTANT THINGS.

1. DON'T GO VEGAN -- YOU TRY REPLACEMENTS, BUT MOST PEOPLE NEED MORE *IRON.

2. YOU'LL GET THROUGH THIS -- AFTER A BREAKUP, BIG LOSS. HAIR SHEDS 3 *MONTHS AFTER BIG WEIGHT LOSS, SO YOU'RE ACTUALLY BOUNCING BACK.

3. YOU DON'T NEED SPECIAL SHAMPOO -- IF YOU USE GOOD SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER ALREADY. NO NEED FOR AN EXTRA ONE.

*COMING UP. DANDRUFF PITFALLS. AND WHEN TO CALL A DOCTOR. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


WE LOVE OUR *GMA FAMILY.

INCLUDING MOM AND DAD. ROBIN and GEORGE.

AND THEY'RE STAYING TOGETHER!

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS JUST RE-UPPED HIS CONTRACT.

FIVE MORE YEARS.

LARA ALSO SIGNED A NEW CONTRACT. ALONG WITH ROBIN.

SO THE TEAM IS IN PLACE,

WON THE LAST THREE QUARTERS,

DOMINATING THE RATINGS.

THEY'RE ALL HERE. STRAIGHT AHEAD, AT 7. Return to index of stories...


TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG


IN TODAY'S TECH BYTES. AMAZON REPORTEDLY MAY START ITS OWN SHIPPING

SERVICE.

YOU MAY RECALL THE GIANT ONLINE RETAILER WAS BURNED BY DELIVERY DELAYS LAST

CHRISTMAS.

THAT COULD ALSO HELP AMAZON CONTROL ITS SHIPPING COSTS, WHICH

ROSE MORE THAN 30 PERCENT LAST QUARTER.

VERIZON WIRELESS IS GOING TO TELL MARKETERS WHERE ITS CUSTOMERS BROWSE --

NOT JUST WITH THEIR MOBILE DEVICES, BUT WITH ANY COMPUTERS THAT LOG INTO ITS

WEBSITE.

THAT WILL HELP MARKETERS TARGET ONLINE ADS TO YOU. BUT HAS

PRIVACY ADVOCATES UPSET.

APPLE C-E-O TIM COOK SAYS HIS COMPANY HASN'T ANNOUNCED ANY NEW BLOCKBUSTER

PRODUCTS. BECAUSE IT WANTS TO, QUOTE, "TAKE THE TIME TO GET IT RIGHT."

HE ALSO TELLS THE WALL STREET JOURNAL THAT APPLE IS INTERESTED

IN MOBILE PAYMENTS, AN AREA THAT NOBODY HAS FIGURED OUT YET.

AND THE SOCIAL MEDIA SITE, PINTEREST, NOW HAS HAD 30 BILLION PINS -- UP

NEARLY 50 PERCENT IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS.

TO HELP YOU FIND THINGS IN ALL THOSE MESSAGES, PINTEREST IS

ROLLING OUT A NEW SEARCH TOOL

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


STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

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

E FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

MORNING FOG FOLLOWED BY LOTS OF SUNSHINE

Friday morning starts with fog and temperatures in the mid 60s. Once the fog mixes out by mid-morning, another nice day is in store. We'll see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Light winds this morning will pick up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS


adlib current traffic Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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TWO YEAR OLD AT HOCKEY GAME-OC VO-WIPE


HOCKEY FANS. ARE DIE HARD.

EVEN IF THEY ARE ONLY. *TWO YEARS OLD.

CHECK OUT THIS TODDLER. CHEERING ON THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS. AT TUESDAY'S GAME.

HE MADE SUCH AN IMPRESSION. THE PENGUINS HAVE REACHED OUT TO TY'S FAMILY. WITH TICKETS TO SATURDAY'S PLAYOFF GAME. Return to index of stories...


TWO YEAR OLD FOLO-VOTOPS


AND IT TURNS OUT LITTLE TY. PLAYS HOCKEY TOO.

IN HIS OWN ARENA. IN HIS PARENTS' LIVING ROOM.

THE TOY LAWNMOWER IS HIS ZAMBONI. AND THE CARPET HIS ICE RINK.

TY ALSO PREFERS PEOPLE, SING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM BEFORE HE STARTS PLAYING. Return to index of stories...


POPE JOHN CANONIZED-2SH VO


THEY'VE MADE A BIG IMPACT IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IN THE 20TH CENTURY.

NOW THEY WILL BECOME SAINTS.

IT'S HAPPENING ON SUNDAY,

AT AN UNPRECEDENTED TWIN CANONIZATION.

ONE IS POPE JOHN XXIII. WHO LED THE CHURCH, 1958 TO 1963, AND CALLED THE MODERNIZING SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL.

AND POPE JOHN PAUL II. WHO WAS POPE, FOR NEARLY 27 YEARS. BEFORE HIS DEATH IN 2005.

HIS TRIPS AROUND THE WORLD,

MADE HIM THE MOST VISIBLE POPE IN HISTORY.

POPE FRANCIS, WILL MAKE BOTH OF THEM SAINTS. Return to index of stories...


EASTER RECORD TATTOO-2SH VO


ONE PASTOR OF A CENTRAL FLORIDA CHURCH. IS SPORTING NEW INK.

IT'S ALL AFTER HE LOST AN EASTER BET. WITH HIS CONGREGATION.

THIS REVEREND OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH TOLD MEMBERS HE'D GET A TATTOO OF THE CHURCH EMBLEM. AND CUT HIS HAIR.

IF THEY SET AN ATTENDANCE RECORD ON EASTER.

THEY DID.

THE CHURCH SAYS 850 PEOPLE TURNED OUT FOR SERVICES ON EASTER SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS 1) BOAT COLLISION-SS VO-WIPE


RIGHT NOW -- F-W-C IS WORKING TO FIND OUT WHAT CAUSED A DEADLY BOAT CRASH IN BOKEELIA.

THIS MAN -- UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DIVING COACH DONNIE CRAINE DIED IN THE ACCIDENT.

FWC TELLS US BOTH BOATS WERE ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE WATER --

WHEN THIS HAPPENS -- VESSELS MUST KEEP TO THE RIGHT.

RIGHT NOW WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF ONE BOAT OR BOTH BOATS DID NOT ABIDE BY THIS LAW. Return to index of stories...


TS 2) BULLETS INTO HOME-VOTOPS-WIPE


A MOTHER PLANS TO MOVE OUT OF HER HOUSE ON SIXTH AVENUE. IN PINE MANOR.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY A GUNMAN CAME AND SHOT A DOZEN TIMES AT THE HOME.

THE MOM SAYS SHE FELT GLASS RAIN DOWN ON HER. IN BED.

MEANWHILE A BULLET MISSED HER 11-YEAR-OLD SON. ASLEEP ON THE LIVING ROOM SOFA. Return to index of stories...


TS 3) SEXUAL BATTERY SUSPECT-SS VO-WIPE


AUTHORITIES ARE LOOKING FOR A MAN IN PINE MANOR. THEY SAY RAPED A GRANDMOTHER.

THAT WOMAN SAYS A SUSPECT MATCHING THIS SKETCH. BROKE INTO HER HOUSE. PUT A KNIFE TO HER THROAT. AND FORCED HER TO HAVE SEX.

ALL THIS. AS HER YOUNG GRANDAUGHTER SLEPT NEARBY.

THE WOMAN SAYS AFTER THE ATTACK. THIS MAN PROMISED HER, HE'D BE BACK.

IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING. CALL CRIME STOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


TS 4) OIL DRILLING PERMIT-VOTOPS-WIPE


A PHONE CONFERENCE IS SET BETWEEN LEADERS BOTH FOR AND AGAINST OIL DRILLING IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES TO DISCUSS THE STATUS OF THE PERMIT.

THIS IS THE FIRST MEETING BETWEEN THE GROUPS. SINCE ACCUSATIONS AGAINST THE DAN A. HUGHES COMPANY.

THE D-E-P FINED THE COMPANY 25-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ILLEGAL DRILLING Return to index of stories...


TS 5) EAGLE RESIGNS-VOTOPS-WIPE


STATE REPRESENTATIVE DANE EAGLE. HAS RESIGNED FROM THE LEE COUNTY BUILDING INDUSTRY. FOLLOWING HIS DRUNK DRIVING ARREST.

TALLAHASSEE POLICE PULLED OVER THE CAPE CORAL REPUBLICAN MONDAY MORNING.

THE BUILDING INDUSTRY CHAIRMAN TELLS ABC7.

THE ORGANIZATION DID NOT HAVE AN ISSUE WITH EAGLE'S D-U-I ARREST. AND IT WASN'T BROUGHT UP DURING THEIR CONVERSATION. Return to index of stories...


TS 6) LIZBETH REELECTION-VOTOPS-WIPE


STATE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER LIZBETH BENACQUISTO SAYS SHE'S *NOT GOING TO RUN FOR U-S CONGRESS AGAIN.

INSTEAD SHE'S GOING TO FOCUS ON BEING RE-ELECTED TO THE STATE SENATE.

BENACQUISTO SAYS SHE WIL START HER RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN WHEN THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION ENDS. IN TALLAHASSEE NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


FINAL WEATHER


MORNING FOG FOLLOWED BY LOTS OF SUNSHINE

Friday morning starts with fog and temperatures in the mid 60s. Once the fog mixes out by mid-morning, another nice day is in store. We'll see lots of sunshine and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon. Light winds this morning will pick up from the west this afternoon with gusts near 20 mph.

For your weekend plans, the heat and humidity will be increasing a bit each day. Highs through the weekend will be in the upper 80s with some hot spots hitting 90. We'll still see plenty of sunshine on Saturday with a few more clouds coming into view by Sunday. There are no good rain chances through the weekend.

Into next week, highs will be in the upper 80s to start the week with more humidity under partly cloudy skies. We could even get an isolated shower in the afternoons. Rain chances will increase late in the week as the next storm system headed our way. We'll finish with week with highs in the mid 80s. Return to index of stories...


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COVERAGE PROMISE OF THE BIGGEST STORY OF THE DAY ON WEB

" WHEN EVER YOU NEED A NEWS OR WEATHER UPDATE - WE ARE LOGGED ON AND UPDATING ABC-7.COM "

-WHAT IS COMING UP ON GMA - BIG STORY COVERAGE OF THE MORNING. Return to index of stories...


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