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DIRECTORS PAGE 12 YEAR OLD ARRESTED-VOTOPS BNC
BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP 12 YEAR OLD ARRESTED-PKG
POT HOUSE IN LEHIGH-VOTOPS TCMON DESOTO PUPPY MILL-VOWIPE
POT HOUSE IN LEHIGH-LL PKG DESOTO PUPPY MILL-SOT-SS
TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATES-(2) SS CAPE DROWNING-VOWIPE
BATTERY ON PREGNANT WOMAN-OC CAPE DROWNING-SOTVO
TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP TRAFFIC ALERT LATEST-(3) SS
TODAY'S OTHER TOP STORIES-CG RVL BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-SS-VO-WIPE
POPE CANONIZATION-VO BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-SOTVO
JOHN PAUL STEVENS MARIJUANA-VOWIPE LEHIGH HOME INVASION FOLLOW-SS(2)VO-WIPE
PLANT CITY HOMICIDE ARREST-TRX VOTOPS LEHIGH HOME INVASION FOLLOW-SOTVO
DEPUTY CHASE-VO COLLIER REWARD RAISED-VO
TEACHER ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH STUDENTS-OC VO ELDERLY LEARNING TO SHOOT GUNS-VOWIPE
TEACHER ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH STUDENTS-SOTVO ELDERLY LEARNING TO SHOOT GUNS-SOTVO
CHILD FINDS PARENTS MURDERED-VO OIL DRILLING LATEST-VOWIPE
CHILD FINDS PARENTS MURDERED-SOTVO OIL DRILLING LATEST-SOTVO
RANCHER CLIVE BUNDY LATEST-VO WALLETS STOLEN PUBLIX-OC
RANCHER CLIVE BUNDY LATEST-SOTVO SAFE STOLEN IN COLLIER-SS-TOPS
BUFFALO JILLS BANNED-VO CAPE CRACK DOWN-VO-WIPE
WOMAN BOOTED FOR BABY BUMP-VO CAPE CRACK DOWN-SOTVO
WOMAN BOOTED FOR BABY BUMP-SOTVO DAYCARE CRASH FOLO-VO
HOME BIDS-TCMON BANNING CERTAIN ABORTIONS-VO
HOME BIDS-PKG FL MOST EXPENSIVE STATES-VO
BABY TRAINING-VOWIPE NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP
BABY TRAINING-SOTVO TEASE ONE
BASEBALL TEAM CHANGES RACY SLOGAN-VO TZ1 A EXERCISE ALLERGY-SOTVOTOPS
BASEBALL TEAM CHANGES RACY SLOGAN-SOTVO TZ1 B COFFEE HABIT-VOTOPS
NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP DH WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
TEASE FOUR------------ WEATHER-PWC
TZ4 A COMFY SHOES-VO WEATHER-WXWALL
TZ4 B NEW PICTURE SHARING TECHNOLOGY-VO EXERCISE ALLERGY-TC MON
DH WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP EXERCISE ALLERGY-PKG
FORECAST-PHC COFFEE HABIT-VO
FORECAST-WXWALL COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP
COMFY SHOES-TCMON TEASE TWO-POP
COMFY SHOES-PKG TZ2 SPORTS-VO
BEAR GOES AFTER BIRD FEEDER-SOTVO WORLD NEWS TEASE-BLK-SOT
NEW PICTURE SHARING TECHNOLOGY-VOWIPE TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP
NEW PICTURE SHARING TECHNOLOGY-SOTVO TZ 7 1) LEHIGH ROBBERY VID-VOTOPS-WIPE
RUBIK'S CUBE ANNIVERSARY-VO TZ 7 2) FL ALLIGATOR PETS-SSTOPS
NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
TEASE FIVE------------ EARL MORRALL-POPMON
TZ5 A) DEADLY POLICE CHASE-NATSVO EARL MORRALL-VOTOPS
DEADLY POLICE CHASE-VO IN TCMON MIAMI DOLPHINS-VOTOPS
DEADLY POLICE CHASE-PKG MIAMI DOLPHINS-SOTTOPS
NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP NORTHWESTERN-VOTOPS
COMING UP AT 6PM------------ FGCU MERCER-VOTOPS
TZ 6 1) ELDERLY LEARN TO SHOOT-NATSVO MIAMI HEAT-VOPOP
TZ 6 2) FLORIDA MOST EXPENSIVE-VOTOPS MIAMI HEAT-VOTOPS
TZ 6 3) COFFEE HABIT-VOTOPS MIAMI HEAT-SOTTOPS
CLOSE-2SHOT EARNEST GRAHAM-VOTOPS
HEADLINES EARNEST GRAHAM-SOTTOPS
HL1) 12 YEAR OLD ARRESTED-VOTOPS IDA BAKER-VOTOPS
HL2) ELDERLY LEARNING TO SHOOT GUNS-VOTOPS FUN SPORTS
HL3) ALLERGIC TO EXERCISE-VOTOPS GOODBYE-4SHOT
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POT HOUSE IN LEHIGH-VOTOPS TCMON


TONIGHT - THE SEARCH FOR A THIEF LED DEPUTIES TO A MARIJUANA GROW HOUSE.

ONLY A-B-C 7 WAS THERE AS UNDERCOVER DEPUTIES FOUND MORE THAN 100 *POUNDS OF POT INSIDE A HOUSE OFF OF MCARTHUR BOULEVARD IN LEHIGH ACRES.

A-B-C 7'S GEORGE SOLIS JOINS US NOW WITH MORE ON HOW THIS BUST WENT DOWN AND WHY NO ONE'S BEEN ARRESTED? Return to index of stories...


POT HOUSE IN LEHIGH-LL PKG


IT'S AROUND THIS TIME YESTERDAY WE WATCHED UNDERCOVER DEPUTIES PREPARE

FOR THIS BUST.

AS YOU CAN SEE IT'S AN ISOLATED AREA.

TODAY WE LEARNED HOW ONE CRIME SCENE LEAD DEPUTIES TO THIS ONE.

TAKE TRACKED VO:

DEPUTIES SAY IT STARTED WITH THIS BURGLARY OFF CHEZY STREET IN LEHIGH.

IN THEIR SEARCH FOR THE CULPRIT THEY FOUND THIS MAN RAUL VITA.

ACCORDING TO DEPUTIES VITA SMELLED OF MARIJUANA.

IN THEIR QUESTIONING - THEY EVENTUALLY MADE THEIR WAY TO THIS HOME

OFF MCARTHUR BLVD WHERE THE SMELL OF POT WAS EVEN STRONGER.

ONCE INSIDE DEPUTIES FOUND MORE THAN 70 POT PLANTS AND MATERIALS USED

FOR GROWING.

NEIGHBORS NEARBY SAY THEY SUSPECTED IT ALL ALONG.

TAKE SOT:

"you could smell it the smell just keeps getting worse and worse and

worse and you know its a heavy smell and we had our suspicions.:

TAKE GEORGE:

IN LEHIGH ACRES GS ABC7. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATES-(2) SS


NOW TO AN UPDATE ON TWO TRAFFIC ALERTS--

ONE IN COLLIER--

ONE IN CHARLOTTE--

BOTH INVOLVING WASTE MANAGEMENT TRUCKS.

IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY,

THE NORTHBOUND LANES OF US 41 JUST REOPENED IN PUNTA GORDA AT TAYLOR ROAD.

A WASTE MANAGEMENT TRUCK & PICKUP TRUCK COLLIDED.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT HOW SERIOUS THE INJURIES ARE.

AND IN COLLIER COUNTY-

ONLY ONE LANE OF SOUTHBOUND COLLIER BLVD AT PINE RIDGE ROAD REMAINS CLOSED.

A WASTE MANAGEMENT TRUCK IS ON FIRE.

STAY WITH ABC, WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHEN THE ACCIDENTS CLEAR. Return to index of stories...


BATTERY ON PREGNANT WOMAN-OC


ALSO NEW AT 530 --

AN ARGUMENT OVER A BOY LED TO A FIGHT BETWEEN TWO HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS -- ONE OF THEM IS PREGNANT.

IT HAPPENED AT EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL.

17-YEAR-OLD MIRDLINE LECONTE AND ANOTHER GIRL CONFRONTED EACH OTHER IN THE PARKING LOT.

LECONTE -- WHO IS PREGNANT -- CLAIMS THE OTHER GIRL STARTED THE FIGHT AND SHE WAS SIMPLY DEFENDING HERSELF.

LECONTE SAID SHE WAS KICKED IN THE STOMACH AND LATER WENT TO THE HOSPITAL

BUT AFTER AN INVESTIGATION - OFFICIALS DETERMINED THE PREGNANT TEEN STARTED THE FIGHT -- AND WAS NEVER KICKED.

VIDEO SHOWED LECONTE STARTED THE FIGHT.

NEITHER GIRL WAS CHARGED. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TODAY'S OTHER TOP STORIES-CG RVL


LET'S RUNDOWN YOUR OTHER TOP STORIES TONIGHT AT 5:30.

WORKERS FOUND A BODY IN A CAPE CORAL CANAL.

IT WAS IN THE SAME AREA WHERE A 19-YEAR-OLD WENT MISSING EARLIER THIS WEEK.

OFFICERS ARE WORKING TO MAKE A POSITIVE I-D.

A 12-YEAR-OLD BOY IS RECOVERING TONIGHT AFTER ANOTHER BOY BURNED HIM!

IT HAPPENED AS THEY WAITIED FOR THE SCHOOL BUS YESTERDAY MORNING.

FORT MYERS OFFICERS SAY THE 12-YEAR-OLD CLAIMED HE WAS PROTECTING HIS BROTHER WHEN HE SET THE OTHER BOY'S SHIRT ON FIRE.

TONIGHT HE'S IN JUVENILE DETENTION.

TWO PEOPLE ARE CHARGED IN THE LARGEST PUPPY MILL BUST IN DESOTO COUNTY HISTORY.

ANIMAL CONTROL WORKERS PULLED 56 DOGS AND PUPPIES FROM AN ARCADIA HOUSE.

THEY SAY A COUPLE SOLD SICK DOGS TO PEOPLE ONLINE. Return to index of stories...


POPE CANONIZATION-VO


LOOKING AHEAD --

ON SUNDAY, THE VATICAN WILL DECLARE POPE JOHN THE 23-RD AND POPE JOHN PAUL THE 2-ND SAINTS.

THEY'RE BEING CANONIZED BECAUSE OF WHAT SOME CALL MIRACLES FOR WOMEN.

ONE WOMAN WAS NOT EXPECTED TO LIVE AFTER CANCER SURGERY.

BUT SHE RECOVERED AFTER PRAYING TO POPE JOHN THE 23-RD.

THE OTHER WOMAN PRAYED TO POPE JOHN PAUL THE 2-ND, AND EXPEREIENCED AN "UNEXPLAINED" RECOVERY FROM A BRAIN ANEURYSM. Return to index of stories...


JOHN PAUL STEVENS MARIJUANA-VOWIPE


NEW TONIGHT --

A FORMER ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT SAYS --THE COUNTRY SHOULD LEGALIZE MARIJUANA.

RETIRED JUSTICE JOHN PAUL STEVENS -- WHO'S 94 -- DOESN'T SEE MUCH DIFFERENCE BETWEEN POT AND ALCOHOL.

HE SAYS BANNING DRINKING IN THE 20S DID NOT STAND UP WELL TO HISTORY.

STEVES INSISTS -- THAT'S HOW BANNING MARIJUANA WILL BE LOOKED IN THE FUTURE. Return to index of stories...


PLANT CITY HOMICIDE ARREST-TRX VOTOPS


NEW VIDEO FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA -- SHOWING THE HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT OF A MURDER SUSPECT.

AUTHORITIES CHASED THE SUSPECT THROUGH THREE COUNTIES.

IT ALL STEMMED FROM DEADLY SHOOTING IN PLANT CITY.

WHEN THE CHASE ENDED -- THE THREE SUSPECTS TOOK OFF ON FOOT.

ONCE THE SUN WAS UP -- A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER SPOTTED THE MEN, AND CALLED 9-1-1.

ALL THREE MEN WERE EVENTUALLY CAUGHT. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTY CHASE-VO


NEW DASHCAM VIDEO TONIGHT -- SHOWING A DEPUITY CHASE, THAT QUICKLY GOT OUT OF CONTROL.

YOU CAN SEE THE DRIVER FORCING CARS OUT OF HIS LANE -- REACHING SPEEDS CLOSE TO 100-MILES-PER-HOUR.

JUST BEFORE A SHARP TURN -- THE GEORGIA DEPUTY BACKED OFF.

THAT'S WHEN THE DRIVER LOST CONTROL --

HIT THE RAILROAD TRACK --

AND SENT THE JEEP FLYING INTO THE AIR -- EVENTUALLY CATCHING FIRE.

DEPUTIES PULLED THE MAN FROM THE CAR.

HE FACES A NUMBER OF CHARGES, TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH STUDENTS-OC VO


IT'S A STORY ABC 7 CONTINUES TO FOLLOW FOR YOU.

A CENTRAL FLORIDA TEACHER CHARGED WITH HAVING SEX WITH THREE STUDENTS.

TONIGHT - ONE BOY'S MOTHER IS TALKING.

ABBY ROCHE SAYS JENNIFER FICHTER TRIED TO BAIT HER 17-YEAR-OLD SON TWO YEARS AGO-

THE MOTHER INTERVENED ANDFILED A CRIMINAL COMPLAINT WITH POLK COUNTY DEPUTIES.

ROCHE FOUND SEXUAL TEXTS BETWEEN FICHTER AND HER SON.

SHE SAYS THE TEACHER EVEN MET UP WITH HER SON AND HIS FRIENDS. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH STUDENTS-SOTVO


"Why didn't somebody do something about this two years ago when I did bring

it to their attention? It's almost like it's a little too late,

AT THE TIME DEPUTIES SAID THERE WAS NO MISCONDUCT.

FICHTER WAS THEN TEACHING AT CENTRAL FLORIDA AEROSPACE ACADEMY.

SHE NOW FACES CHARGES FOR HAVING SEX WITH TWO STUDENTS.

A THIRD TEEN CAME FORWARD LAST NIGHT.

FICHTER IS BEING HELD ON A 370-THOUSAND DOLLAR BOND AS PROSECUTORS SAY SHE'S A DANGER TO SOCIETY. Return to index of stories...


CHILD FINDS PARENTS MURDERED-VO


DISTRUBING NEWS IN TENNESSEE --

A 7-YEAR-OLD WOKE UP --

TO FIND HER PARENTS SHOT DEAD.

INVESTIGATORS SAY -- THE MOTHER AND FATHER WERE MURDERED.

FOUR CHILDREN WERE HOME AT THE TIME.

POLICE SAY THE SEVEN-YEAR-OLD MADE THE GRISLY DISCOVERY WHEN SHE GOT UP FOR SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


CHILD FINDS PARENTS MURDERED-SOTVO


"Don't you think the kids need to have closure, knowing what happened to their mom and dad and know why this happened? And don't you think everybody else needs to have closure?"

TONIGHT -- THE FAMILY IS WORKING TO FIND OUT WHETHER THE MURDERS ARE CONNECTED TO THIS FIGHT -- CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

THE MOTHER WAS INVOLVED.

INVESTIGATORS SAY -- THERE'S NO EVIDENCE ANYONE BROKE IN.

THE HOUSE DOES HAVE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS.

BUT INVESTIGATORS HAVEN'T SAID IF THEY FOUND ANY VIDEO. Return to index of stories...


RANCHER CLIVE BUNDY LATEST-VO


A NEVADA RANCHER HAS LOST A BIG CHUNK OF HIS NATIONAL SUPPORT -- IN HIS FIGHT WITH THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT.

THEY'RE BAILING ON HIM --

BECAUSE OF SOMETHING HE SAID.

CLIVEN BUNDY WAS TAKING A STAND AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT.

HE HASN'T PAID HIS GRAZING FEES IN YEARS.

THE GOVERNMENT CAME IN FORCE TO GET THAT MONEY.

HE SAYS HE SHOULD BE ABLE TO GRAZE ON PUBLIC LAND WITHOUT PAYING THE FEES.

AND MANY CONSERVATIVES BACKED HIM UP.

BUT THAT SUPPORT ERODED WHEN HE SAID THIS. Return to index of stories...


RANCHER CLIVE BUNDY LATEST-SOTVO


"I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro."

--BUTT SOT--

"They abort their young children, they put their young men in jail, because they never learned how to pick cotton."

BUNDY SAYS HE DIDN'T SAY THAT AS A RACIAL THING --

HE SAYS HE WAS JUST COMMENTING ON THE EFFECT OF WHAT HE CALLS GOVERNMENT OVERREACH IN BLACK COMMUNITIES.

BUT HIS BIGGEST BACKERS BAILED.

SENATOR RAND PAUL WAS AMONG THEM --

TWEETING "CLIVEN BUNDY'S REMARKS ON RACE ARE OFFENSIVE, AND I WHOLEHEARTEDLY DISAGREE WITH HIM." Return to index of stories...


BUFFALO JILLS BANNED-VO


PACK UP THE POM-POMS IN BUFFALO -- THE BILLS WILL BE PLAYING WITHOUT THE SUPPORT OF THEIR OFFICIAL CHEERLEADERS THIS YEAR.

TWO DAYS AFTER FIVE FORMER CHEERELEADERS FILED A LAWSUIT COMPLAINING THEY WORKED HUNDREDS OF HOURS FOR FREE - AND WERE SUBJECTED TO GROPING AND SEXUAL COMMENTS -- THE COMPANY THAT MANAGES THE SQUAD SUSPENDED OPERATIONS FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON.

THAT COMPANY - STEJON PRODUCTIONS -- IS HIRING A LAWYER TO FIGHT THE ALLEGATIONS.

THE BILLS HAVE BEEN MADE AWARE OF THE JILLS' DECISION TO SUSPEND OPERATIONS Return to index of stories...


WOMAN BOOTED FOR BABY BUMP-VO


AN EXPECTANT MOTHER IN SOUTH CAROLINA IS UPSET TONIGHT.

SHE SAYS -- SHE WAS ASKED TO LEAVE A GYM BECAUSE SHE WAS VIOLATING DRESS CODE.

THE WOMAN IS 18-WEEKS PREGNANT.

SHE SAYS, A STAFF MEMBER AT PLANET FITNESS TOLD HER, SHE NEEDED TO CHANGE HER TANK TOP. Return to index of stories...


WOMAN BOOTED FOR BABY BUMP-SOTVO


"She said your belly's hanging out, and I said of course my belly's hanging out -- I'm obviously pregnant!"

THE WOMAN CANCELED HER MEMBERSHIP AFTER THE INCIDENT.

IN A STATEMENT, PLANET FITNESS' SAYS -- THEIR DRESS CODE PROHIBITS "STRING TANK TOPS AND REVEALING CLOTHING," AMONG OTHER ITEMS.

COMPANY OFFICIALS SAY -- THE OWNER OF THAT LOCATION WILL CONTACT THE WOMAN, TO ADDRESS THE PROBLEM. Return to index of stories...


HOME BIDS-TCMON


NEW AT 530 --

A NEW WAR IS UNDERWAY -- RIGHT HERE IN THE U-S.

A REAL ESTATE BIDDING WAR.

THE HOUSING MARKET IS HEATING UP ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

AND AS A-B-C'S BIANNA GOLODRYGA EXPLAINS -- BE PREPARED TO PAY THE PRICE -- IF YOU WANT YOUR DREAM HOUSE. Return to index of stories...


HOME BIDS-PKG


17.27.20 Brianna: it's crazy! It is a war

THE BATTLE IS BEING WAGED.CROSS COUNTRY

SOT: BARBARA CORCORAN: "This spring is nuts, everybody is going crazy"

GFX #1-

THIS HOME IN OREGON, RECEIVED FIVE BIDS OVER ASKING PRICEAND WILL SELL FOR $

17,000 OVER LIST PRICE.

THIS BOSTON CONDO RECEIVED NINE OFFERS AND SOLD FOR MORE THAN $30,000

DOLLARS OVER ITS ASKING PRICE.

AND HERE'S THE REAL JAW DROPPER- IN SILICON VALLEY - THIS 2 BEDROOM

TOWNHOUSE GOT NINETEEN OFFERS AND SOLD FOR ALMOST $200,000 OVER ASKING PRICE

ONE FAMILY ON THE FRONT LINES THE JOHNSENS OF DENVER, COLORADO IN THE MIDST

OF THEIR OWN HELLISH HOME BUYING PROCESS -

BRIANA: There's just nothing available and the stuff that is is selling for

WAY over marking price,

THEY'VE BEEN OUTBID TWO TIMES IN THE COVETED SUBURB OF HIGHLANDS RANCH - AND

ARE STILL ON THE HUNT FOR THEIR DREAM HOME -- THEIR PRICE RANGE IS ABOUT $

330,000. -

Talking about English Sparrow Drive home

KIM: this is 329

KEITH: Ok

Talking about English Sparrow Drive home - Debrief to camera."so we just

signed the offer letter/ we feel good about our decision, we hope that we

get the house."

NOW THERE'S NOTHING LEFT TO DO BUT WAIT

13.14.14 Brianna: So we're all anxiously awaiting a phone call, we're very

nervous.

SOT: KIM, REALTOR FOR KEITH AND BRIANA -- getting the call

***SPLIT SCREEN HERE SHOWING THE PHONE RINGING, WITH COUPLE SITTING THAT

THEY DIDN'T GET HOUSE***

751_0610 13.22.58 R: Hey Debbie.ahh

BIANNA

So, you didn't get the news you were hoping for

?

BRIANA

We didn't.

BIANNA

How does that feel?

SOT KEITH: I've tried to / live the American dream,

and work really hard / And it just seemed to be sort of

snatched out of my grasp."

SENTIMENTS ECHOED BY MIDDLE CLASS FAMILIES NATIONWIDE - SIMPLY TRYING TO

FIND A HOME IN A MARKET WHERE THE HIGHEST BIDDER TAKES ALL.

BIANNA GOLODRYGA, ABC NEWS, NEW YORK. Return to index of stories...


BABY TRAINING-VOWIPE


DEALING WITH A CONSTANTLY CRYING BABY IS SOMETHING MANY PARENTS DEAL WITH.

BUT SOME DON'T DEAL WITH IT SO WELL -- AND END UP INJURING - OR EVEN KILLING THE CHILD.

THAT EXCESSIVE CRYING IS THE MOST COMMON TRIGGER FOR SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME.

AND A PROGRAM IN TEXAS IS WORKING WITH DADS TO TEACH THEM HOW TO DEAL WITH THE INCONSOLABLE INFANTS.

THE PROGRAM USES THIS DOLL TO SHOW THE MEN WHAT CAN HAPPEN IF THEY LOSE CONTROL.

WITH IT'S CLEAR HEAD AND FLASHING LIGHTS - THE BABY SHOWS EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENS WHEN IT'S SHAKEN - JUST A LITTLE BIT AND THE LIGHTS FLASH INDICATING BRAIN DAMAGE.

ANOTHER SHAKE AND THE BABY STOPS CRYING -- INDICATING DEATH. Return to index of stories...


BABY TRAINING-SOTVO


"This is what we don't want to happen, we don't want to kill our babies, we

want to be nurturing to our babies and that's why we use these babies."

IT'S ESTIMATED THAT BETWEEN 14-HUNDRED AND 10-THOUSAND CASES OF SHAKEN BABY

SYNDROME OCCUR EVERY YEAR IN THE U.S. Return to index of stories...


BASEBALL TEAM CHANGES RACY SLOGAN-VO


A SOUTH CAROLINA MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL GOT A LITTLE TOO RACY WITH THEIR MARKETING CAMPAIGN.

TONIGHT, THEY SCRAPPED IT.

THE MYRTLE BEACH PELICANS WANTED TO START THE SEASON WITH A MARKETING CAMPAIGN THAT WOULD BE FUN, CATCHY AND DRAW MORE FANS INTO THE STANDS.

THE PELICANS WENT WITH A BIRD THEME.

THEY CONCOCTED THE SLOGAN, "UN-FLOCKING-BELIEVABLE."

BECAUSE IT'S SO CLOSE TO ANOTHER WORD, TEAM MANAGEMENT THOUGHT THEY MIGHT GET JUST A COUPLE COMPLAINTS. Return to index of stories...


BASEBALL TEAM CHANGES RACY SLOGAN-SOTVO


"If the community feels it's inappropriate, whether that's a big percentage or a small, it's in our best interest to do what's right for the community. In this case, we feel as though changing course was the right way to go."

THEY RECEIVED DOZENS OF COMPLAINT CALLS INSTEAD.

NOW, BILLBOARDS HAVE TO BE CHANGED AND SOME 400-THOUSAND POCKET SCHEDULES TOSSED OUT.

THE PELICANS ARE PART THE TEXAS RANGERS' FARM SYSTEM. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE FOUR------------


DITCH THE STATELY SKY HIGH STILETTOS FOR FEET FRIENDLY FLATS.

ABC7 INTRODUCES YOU TO THE COMPANY THAT SAYS YOU WON'T BE SACRIFICING FASHION FOR COMFORT.

YOUR PICTURE FRAMES GO HIGH TECH.

NO MORE PRINTING OUT PHOTOS AND FRAMING THEM.

ABC7 SHOWS YOU HOW A CLICK OF A BUTTON WILL UPDATE YOUR HOUSE.

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


TZ4 A COMFY SHOES-VO


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TZ4 B NEW PICTURE SHARING TECHNOLOGY-VO


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DH WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST-PHC


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


FORECAST-WXWALL


It was yet another sun filled and pleasant day across the area, with highs again climbing into the low to mid 80s. Quiet conditions will again continue into the evening, with temps falling into the 70s. Fog once again will develop overnight, some of which could be dense. Lows temps tonight will fall into the low 60s.

Some warmer weather is on the way for the weekend. We'll again have plenty of sunshine Saturday with an afternoon sea breeze developing. Highs on Saturday will push into the upper 80s, but some areas will climb into the low 90s.

The heat and humidity continues to build on Sunday. Partly cloudy skies will develop across the area, with an isolated rain shower possible inland. Highs on Sunday will be in the upper 80s to low 90s.

Next week still looks warm and humid. Monday and Tuesday will feature partly cloudy skies and a PM chance of rain shower inland. Highs both days will be in the upper 80s.

Midweek next week will also feature temps in the upper 80s, with a slightly better chance of an afternoon shower or storm inland.

Our next storm system finally arrives to close next week, increasing rain chances and bringing slightly cooler air to the area. Return to index of stories...


COMFY SHOES-TCMON


THEY SAY YOU DON'T HAVE TO SACRIFICE COMFORT FOR STYLE.

WE OFTEN IGNORE THAT -

TONIGHT - WOMEN ARE STARTING TO LISTEN.

THEY'RE DITCHING STATELY STILETTOS FOR FOOT-FRIENDLY FLATS -- OF THE OPEN-TOE VARIETY.

A-B-C'S SARA HAINES SHOWS US WHY THESE SO-CALLED "UGLY" SANDALS ARE BECOMING THE "MUST-HAVES." Return to index of stories...


COMFY SHOES-PKG


SCRIPT:

WE'RE USED TO SEXY STILLETTOS PRECIOUS PUMPS HOTT HIGH HEELS BUT WHAT'S

THIS?? A LIST CELEBRITIES WITH D LIST FLATS?? INTRODUCING THE NEW SPRING

FASHION IN SHOEWARE:

Eva Chen / Editor-in-Chief, Lucky Magazine

01;00;52;13when people look at shoes like this the word ugly might come to

mind the word frumpy hippy/ but really in the last few years we have seen

the movement to normcore which is dressing like a normal person

THE NEWEST TREND HITTING BOTH THE STREETS AND THE RUNWAYS - WHAT PEOPLE ARE

CALLING "UGLY SANDALS".

Nat pop of runway

JANE BUCKINGHAM, THE CEO OF TRENDERA, A TREND FORCASTING COMPANY SAYS WOMEN

HAVE FINALLY DRAWN THE LINE MAKING COMFORT COME FIRST IN A FASHIONABLE WAY.

Jane Buckingham, CEO of Trendera

17:34:47 /17:35:14 women are tired of discomfort and these shoes are

comfortable. / Women are saying we can't do it all, we can't be perfect.

We may have a stylish outfit, but we're wearing comfortable shoes.

ANN KIM, A STYLE BLOGGER SAYS THAT THESE SHOES OFF THE FOOT MAY LOOK BLEAK

BUT THE TRUTH IS COMFORT IS SEXY

Ann Kim, Style blogger andyheart.com

17:10:38 it's not the most attractive shoe, it certainly has a cool factor.

symbol of comfort and funtionality. so much sexier.

SO I DECIDED I WAS TIME TO GET SOME PROFESSIONAL HELP EVA CHEN - EDITOR IN

CHIEF AT LUCKY MAGAZINE NEEDED TO GIVE ME A SHOE MAKE UNDER!

Eva Chen / Editor-in-Chief, Lucky Magazine

01;09;01;49sara - can you work with me this is not comfortable it is

pretty shoe

01;11;15;46eva - we are frumpifying your outfit and you are going to look

cute!

01;10;16;58 sara - i like frumpy!

BUT THE QUESTION IS HOW TO PULL IT OFF?

THINK A FEMINITNE TOP, A SHORTER DRESS, A TAILERED TROUSER, OR A SHIRT THAT

SHOWS A LITTLE SKIN.

Eva Chen / Editor-in-Chief, Lucky Magazine

01;03;01;06 so you are wearing something a little frumpier on teh bottom

but soemthing feminine and beautiful on top

GFX

AND A DEAL BREAKER FOR THE LOOKIS A CHIPPED PEDICURE

01;12;26;37

Eva -you should always have a beatiful pedicure when you wear shoes like

this cause otherwise

Sara -. - the frumpy sandal looks sloppy

Eva - exactly so invest in a pedicure

AND NOW NOT ONLY AM I CAUGHT UP WITH THE LATEST FASHION TREND.

01;11;57;19 Sara - i can do this Return to index of stories...


BEAR GOES AFTER BIRD FEEDER-SOTVO


STUNNED -

SCARED --

NERVOUS --

ALL AFTER ONE MOTHER FOUND WHAT SECURITY CAMERAS RECORDED IN HER BACKYARD.

"Low and behold, there was the bear!"

--BUTT SOT--

"And he walked right down that sidewalk, right by our windows."

WATCH -

A BEAR RUNS STRAIGHT TO THE BIRD FEEDER IN THE VERMONT YARD.

IT WAS ATTACHED TO THE HOUSE.

TONIGHT - NOT SO MUCH.

THE BEAR ALSO RIPPED HOLES IN THE SCREEN PORCH.

SOMETHING WE KNOW ALL TOO WELL IN FLORIDA -- KEEP BIRDFEEDERS WELL OUT OF REACH AND TRASH INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


NEW PICTURE SHARING TECHNOLOGY-VOWIPE


SHARING PICTURES USED TO HAPPEN AROUND COFFEE TABLES AND IN EMAILS.

BUT NOW --

MOST OF IT HAPPENS ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

AND AN INVENTOR IN THE NETHERLANDS --

HAS COME UP WITH A NEW TWIST ON AN OLD GADGET.

IT TAKES ADVANTAGE OF THE SOCIAL MEDIA CRAZE.

IT'S CALLED FAMATIC -- A DIGITAL PICTURE FRAME THAT CAN SEND PICTURES FROM YOUR COMPUTER TO THE FRAME IN AN INSTANT. Return to index of stories...


NEW PICTURE SHARING TECHNOLOGY-SOTVO


THIJS SUIJTEN|FAMATIC CO-FOUNDER

if you upl a phpto on fb of your daughter riding a bike for the 1st time

then it instantly in a matter of seconds shows up in the living room of your

gparents

IT COSTS 169 DOLLARS.

IT'S ACTUALLY AN ANDROID TABLET ON THE INSIDE.

BUT ON THE OUTSIDE - IT JUST SHOWS PICTURES.

"YOU" CONTROL IT REMOTELY FROM A WEB SITE.

YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS JUST SEE ALL YOUR LATEST PHOTOS.

FAMATIC'S NOT OUT YET -- BUT THE COMPANY HOPES TO HAVE THEM AVAILABLE LATER THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


RUBIK'S CUBE ANNIVERSARY-VO


IT MAY HAVE PEAKED IN THE 80S --

BUT THE WORLD'S BEST-SELLING PUZZLE TOY WAS BORN --

EXACTLY 40 YEARS YEAR AGO.

THE RUBIK'S CUBE TURNS THE BIG 4-OH THIS YEAR.

IT CAME OUT OF A WORKSHOP IN COMMUNIST HUNGARY BACK IN 1974.

AND TO CELEBRATE THE OCCASION --

A 5-MILLION DOLLAR INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT BEGINS TOMORROW IN NEW JERSEY.

IT'LL STAY THERE SEVEN MONTHS, BEFORE GOING ON A WORLDWIDE TOUR.

THE CUBE HAS HELPED PUSH CREATIVITY IN SUCH FIELDS AS SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - MUSIC - FILM AND MATH. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE FIVE------------


nats of police sirens

A TWENTY MILE CHASE--

SPEEDS UP TO A HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR--

A WOMAN BEHIND THE WHEEL--

NEXT AT 5-THIRTY--

THE DEADLY END AND THE TALE BEHIND THIS DASH CAM VIDEO. Return to index of stories...


TZ5 A) DEADLY POLICE CHASE-NATSVO


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DEADLY POLICE CHASE-VO IN TCMON


DASHCAM VIDEO CAUGHT A HIGH-SPEED CHASE THAT TURNED DEADLY IN TEXAS.

OFFICERS YELLED AT A WOMAN TO STOP.

SHE DIDN'T.

AND EVENTUALLY, THEY SHOT HER AND KILLED HER.

BUT HER FAMILY SAYS IT DIDN'T HAVE TO HAPPEN.

AND AS CECILIA VEGA REPORTS --

THEY'RE SUING BECAUSE OF IT. Return to index of stories...


DEADLY POLICE CHASE-PKG


IT WAS A 20 MILE CHASE THAT CROSSED STATE LINES AND HIT SPEEDS OF 100 MILES

PER HOUR. THE WHOLE THING, CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

DENVER CITY, TEXAS OFFICERS IN HOT PURSUIT ALL THE WAY INTO NEW MEXICO

CHASING 35 YEAR OLD AMY REYNA-- WANTED FOR PROBATION VIOLATIONS, INCLUDING

FOR BURGLARY-

NATS- "BEFORE SOMEBODY GETS HURT, PULL OVER!"

REYNA'S FAMILY IS SUING POLICE FOR THE WAY THIS CHASE

ENDED

THE DASH CAM VIDEO THAT RECORDED EVERY MOMENT OF LAST OCTOBER'S SHOOTING

OBTAINED BY ABC'S LUBBOCK AFFILIATE K-MAC.

WATCH AS REYNA DRIVES OFF THE HIGHWAY AND INTO AN OPEN FIELD HER TIRES BLOWN

OUTSHE COMES TO A STOP

OFFICER RYAN TAYLOR DRAWS HIS GUN AND-SHOOTS. INTO THE ENGINE

MOMENTS LATER, HE FIRES AGAINSTRAIGHT THROUGH THE WINDSHIELD

HITTING REYNA HER CAR ROLLING TO A STANDSTILL SHE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD

AT THE SCENE. AN AUTOPSY FOUND METHAMPHATMINES IN HER SYSTEM.

TAYLOR TOLD INVESTIGATORS HE THOUGHT REYNA HAD A GUN

SOT- OFFICER TAYLOR DEPOSITION AUDIO ONLY

"I fired and its like she's still reaching for something, she's grabbing

something and that's when I fired that last round."

BUT AN INVESTIGATION DETERMINED REYNA WAS NOT ARMED. AND TAYLOR ALSO TOLD

INVESTIGATORS HE DID NOT HAVE A CLEAR VIEW INTO HER CAR WHEN HE FIRED. HE

REMAINS ON THE JOB, BUT COULD FACE CHARGES IN THE FUTURE.

SOT/JOSEPH ZEBAS, REYNA FAMILY LAWYER

"The video of the shooting does not match his statement./If Officer Taylor

clearly had a fear for his safety, he would have taken cover."

/A LAWYER FOR TAYLOR TOLD ABC NEWS: "RYAN PROTECTED HIMSELF AND THE

OTHER OFFICERS IN THE SITUATION AND WAS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EVENTS THAT

OCCURCED. AMY REYNA WAS"

JOSEPH ZEBAS/REYNA FAMILY ATTORNEY

THOMAS PARKER/RETIRED FBI EXECUTIVE Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP


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COMING UP AT 6PM------------


gun nats

GOING TO EXTREMES --

TO PROTECT THEMELEVES - AND THEIR HOME.

AHEAD AT SIX --

SEE WHO'S LEARNING HOW TO LOAD, AIM AND FIRE A WEAPON.

WHO SAYS FLORIDA IS CHEAP?

NEW AT SIX --

WHERE THE STATE RANKS ON THE AFFORDABILITY SCALE.

IT'S A HEALTH THREAT TO MILLIONS OF AMERICANS.

BUT COULD COFFEE BE THE CURE?

THE NEW RESEARCH -- AHEAD AT SIX. Return to index of stories...


TZ 6 1) ELDERLY LEARN TO SHOOT-NATSVO


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TZ 6 2) FLORIDA MOST EXPENSIVE-VOTOPS


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TZ 6 3) COFFEE HABIT-VOTOPS


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CLOSE-2SHOT


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HEADLINES


A 12-YEAR OLD ARRESTED --

ANOTHER CHILD SET ON FIRE--

NOW AT SIX--

WAS IT AN ACCIDENT OR A TARGETED ATTACK.

PLUS --

FEAR LEADS TO A NEW LEVEL OF PROTECTION.

NOW AT SIX --

AFTER A STRING OF VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER--

HOW FAR PEOPLE ARE GOING TO PROTECT THEMSELVES.

THE ULTIMATE EXERCISE EXCUSE--

THIS WOMAN IS ALLERGIC TO IT--

HER RARE CONDTION EXPLAINED--

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


HL1) 12 YEAR OLD ARRESTED-VOTOPS


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HL2) ELDERLY LEARNING TO SHOOT GUNS-VOTOPS


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HL3) ALLERGIC TO EXERCISE-VOTOPS


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BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP


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12 YEAR OLD ARRESTED-VOTOPS BNC


OUR BIG STORY AT 6 --

A 12-YEAR-OLD FORT MYERS BOY IS IN JUVENILE DETENTION TONIGHT --

ACCUSED OF SETTING ANOTHER BOY ON FIRE.

THE VICTIM SAYS HE WAS DEFENDING HIS LITTLE BROTHER FROM A BULLY.

THIS ALL HAPPENED YESTERDAY MORNING AT A BUS STOP ON CENTRAL AVENUE IN FORT MYERS.

A-B-C 7'S CHARLIE KEEGAN TRACKED DOWN THE MOTHERS OF BOTH CHILDREN TODAY --

AND SAYS THEYRE TELLING VERY DIFFERENT STORIES. Return to index of stories...


12 YEAR OLD ARRESTED-PKG


THEY SURE DO.

ONE SAYS IT WAS A DELIBERATE AND TARGETED ATTACK.

THE OTHER SAYS IT WAS A PLAYFUL ACCIDENT.

POLICE DETECTIVES ARE THE ONES WHO MADE THE FINAL DETERMINATION.

EVERY DAY IS THE SAME - JESSICA THOMAS'S BOYS STAND HERE WAITING FOR THEIR SCHOOL BUSSES.

HER 12-YEAR-OLD DIDN'T MAKE IT ON THE BUS THURSDAY MORNING.

Jessica Thomas, Son was burned

23:18:13 oh my god, my kids you know it's traumatic bc I'm in the medical field. So I think oh my god this can't be happening. 23:18:21

SHE SAYS A BOY WALKING TO SCHOOL STOPPED HERE AND TOOK HER 12-YEAR-OLD SON'S GLASSES - THEN TRIED LIGHTING HER 9-YEAR-OLD ON FIRE WITH A LIGHTER.

Jessica Thomas, Son was burned

23:16:32 So my 12-year old stepped in protected his brother and ended up the one getting third degree burns. 23:16:39

PICTURES SHOW WHAT'S LEFT OF THE SHIRT. SHE SAYS HER SON ENDED UP WITH SEVERAL THIRD DEGREE BURNS ON HIS ARM AND CHEST.

Jessica Thomas, Son was burned

23:21:25 it shouldn't have happened. And when I see my son grieve and I see my son hurt, I am hurt. 23:21:31

ANOTHER MOM IS HURTING TONIGHT.

Shawnise Atkins, Son was arrested

23:39:08 I'm very upset bc I have a loving 12 year old boy that I love to death and he's gone for a couple of weeks. But I know he'll be alright. 23:39:20

POLICE ARRESTED SHAWNISE ATKINS' 12-YEAR-OLD SON - DOUGLAS- ACCUSING THE MIDDLE SCHOOLER OF AGGRAVATED BATTERY.

BUT SHE SAYS HER SON ISN'T THE AGGRESSOR POLICE SAY HE IS.

Shawnise Atkins, Son was arrested

23:38:15 the kids was at the bus stop playing and they both had lighters and they were striking each other and his shirt caught on fire. 23:38:23

THOMAS TELLS ME SHE IS THANKFUL THIS DIDN'T END ANY WORSE.

HER BOYS DID GO TO SCHOOL TODAY.

SHE IS GOING TO KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON THEM AT THE BUS STOP FOR THE REST OF THE SCHOOL YEAR. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO PUPPY MILL-VOWIPE


DESOTO COUNTY DEPUTIES BUSTED A MAJOR PUPPY MILL --

ROUNDING UP 56 DOGS LIVING IN FILTHY CONDITIONS.

THAT PUSHED THE DESOTO ANIMAL SHELTER TO CAPACITY.

THE DOGS THEY RESCUED ARE POMERANIANS, HUSKIES AND AUSTRALIAN SHEPARDS.

EXPENSIVE BREEDS.

VETS SAY MOST OF THE DOGS ARE OKAY. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO PUPPY MILL-SOT-SS


7:00 it's a large number of animals, TZ 7:02 usually the emphasis is on high producitivity,not hte care or conditions of the anuimals 08

DESOTO DEPUTIES STARTED INVESTIGATING AFTER PEOPLE COMPLAINED THAT THEY BOUGHT DOGS OFF A WEBSITE.

THE DOGS CAME WITH FAKE HEALTH CERTIFICATES AND WERE SICK.

DEPUTIES CHARGED TWO PEOPLE WITH FRAUD AND FORGERY.

THEY'RE NOT LICENSED BREEDERS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DROWNING-VOWIPE


THIS MORNING - WORKERS MADE A GRUESOME DISCOVERY IN A CAPE CORAL CANAL.

THEY FOUND A BODY FLOATING IN THE CANAL NEAR SKYLINE BOULEVARD AND SOUTHWEST 40th TERRACE.

PEOPLE WANT TO KNOW IF IT'S THE BODY OF 19-YEAR-OLD ERIK SANCHEZ.

HE WENT MISSING IN THE SAME CANAL ON WEDNESDAY.AFTER TELLING FRIENDS HE WANTED TO DIE.

THIS MORNING ONLY ABC7 WAS THERE AS DIVERS REMOVED THE BODY FROM BRUSH NEAR A DOCK.

MINUTES LATER THE MEDICAL EXAMINER ARRIVED.

THE M-E WILL MAKE THE I-D AND RULE ON CAUSE OF DEATH. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DROWNING-SOTVO


Sgt. Dana Coston, Cape Coral Police - "Many people are starting to put two and two together thinking that this is directly related to that, and while the temptation is there we have to leave room for the possibility that this is a completely unrelated coincidental went."

A-B-C 7 WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS AND TELL YOU WHAT WE FIND. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT LATEST-(3) SS


NEW INFORMATION ON THIS CRASH IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY--

WE BROUGHT IT TO YOU AS BREAKING NEWS AT 5.

WE NOW KNOW AN OFF DUTY FORT MYERS POLICE OFFICER WAS HURT IN THE CRASH.

IT HAPPENED IN PUNTA GORDA--

ON U-S 41 AT TAYLOR ROAD.

HE WAS DRIVING THE PICKUP.

TROOPERS SAY THE WASTE MANAGEMENT TRUCK DRIVER WAS AT FAULT.

HE RAN A STOP SIGN AND SLAMMED INTO THE PICKUP.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT THE EXTENT OF HIS INJURIES.

AND IN COLLIER COUNTY-

THINGS ARE CLEARING UP AT COLLIER BLVD AND PINE RIDGE ROAD.

A WASTE MANAGEMENT TRUCK CAUGHT FIRE THERE. Return to index of stories...


BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-SS-VO-WIPE


TONIGHT -- WE'VE CONFIRMED A UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COACH DIED FROM INJURIES HE SUFFERED IN A BOAT CRASH.

THERE WASN'T A HEALTH ISSUE BEFORE THAT.

U-F DIVING COACH DONNIE CRAINE DIED FROM THE CRASH IN JUG CREEK YESTERDAY.

HE HAD COACHED THE GATORS FOR 37 YEARS.

WE'VE ALSO LEARNED HE WAS IN TOWN TO SEE FRIENDS.

HE WAS IN THE BOAT WITH ONE OTHER PERSON WHEN ANOTHER BOAT T-BONED THEM.

FWC OFFICIALS TELL US CRAINE DIED ON THE WATER--

A GOOD SAMARITIAN.TOOK HIS BODY BACK TO FOUR WINDS MARINA. Return to index of stories...


BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-SOTVO


we saw what looked to be a flats boat that looked to be abandoned the people had been taken off and as we arrived on scene they were being taken off by power boat at high rate of speed 26:32

WE SAW CRAINE'S BOAT TODAY.

THE CRASH BADLY DAMAGED THE SIDE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION FOLLOW-SS(2)VO-WIPE


NEW DETAILS AT SIX ON A SCARY HOME INVASION IN LEHIGH ACRES.

DEPUTIES SAY FOUR GUYS POSED AS POLICE OFFICERS AND BROKE INTO A WOMAN'S HOUSE.

NEW TONIGHT --

THREE OF THE FOUR HAVE BEEN ARRESTED.

ONE IS STILL IN THE HOSPTIAL.

DEPUTIES SAY THEY PRETENDED TO BE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS DURING THEIR BREAK-IN ON EAST CLOW STREET.

IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE ONE IN THE MORNING THURSDAY.

NOW WE'RE LEARNING THE WOMAN INSIDE THE HOME HAD TIME TO CALL 9-11 BEFORE THE MEN HELD HER AT GUNPOINT.

DEPUTIES WERE ALREADY NEARBY ON ANOTHER CALL --

SO THE SUSPECTS DIDN'T HAVE MUCH TIME TO RUN.

TODAY TWO OF THE SUSPECTS FACED A JUDGE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH HOME INVASION FOLLOW-SOTVO


Mr Doeden you've been arrested on a charge of home invasion with a firearm.

'Mr Taylor you have also been arrested on a charge of home invasion robbery with a firearm and also impersonating a law enforcement officer during the commission of a felony.'

THE FOURTH SUSPECT HASN'T BEEN CHARGED.

THAT'S BECAUSE HE'S STILL IN THE HOSPITAL RECOVERING FROM K-9 BITES.

2 DEPUTIES ARE ON PAID LEAVE FOR THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN THE SHOOTING.

THAT'S STANDARD PROTOCOL. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER REWARD RAISED-VO


THE REWARD FOR TIPS LEADING TO AN ARREST IN FIVE VIOLENT COLLIER COUNTY HOME INVASIONS IS EVEN HIGHER TONIGHT.

IF YOU KNOW SOMETHING - CASH IN.

THE REWARD IS NOW ALMOST 12-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THE MONEY IS COMING FROM PRIVATE DONATIONS.

IN THE PAST TWO MONTHS MASKED GUNMEN HAVE STORMED HOUSES IN HIGH-END NEIGHBORHOODS, TIED UP FAMILIES AND ROBBED THEM. Return to index of stories...


ELDERLY LEARNING TO SHOOT GUNS-VOWIPE


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THERE ARE STILL NO ARRESTS AND COLLIER RESIDENTS ARE NOW GOING TO EXTREMES TO PROTECT THEIR FAMILIES.

THEY'RE LOCKING AND LOADING.

ABC7 JOINED APLES SECURITY SOLUTIONS AS THEY GAVE FIREARM TRAINING TO AN ELDERLY COUPLE.

THE 89-YEAR-OLD AND HIS WIFE LIVE IN ONE OF THE UPSCALE COMMUNITIES AND BELIEVE THEIR HOUSE COULD BE A TARGET. Return to index of stories...


ELDERLY LEARNING TO SHOOT GUNS-SOTVO


Norman Thomson/89-years-old, Naples

39:49 "these guys are bright, professionals from their aspect, they know what they're doing and that's frightening us."

THE HOME INVASION TASK FORCE SAYS ITS RECEIVED 38 TIPS SINCE OPENING THE HOTLINE A FEW WEEKS AGO.

THAT NUMBER IS ON OUR WEBSITE - ABC-7.COM. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING LATEST-VOWIPE


A JUDGE DEALT A BIG BLOW TODAY TO OIL DRILLING PROTESTORS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

HE REJECTED A CRUCIAL MOTION IN THE CASE OVER PROPOSED DRILLING NEAR GOLDEN GATE ESTATES HOUSES.

THEY WANTED TO INCLUDE INTO EVIDENCE A RECENT ILLEGAL DRILLING VIOLATION AT ANOTHER SITE AGAINST THE DAN A HUGHES COMPANY.

HUGHES OFFICIALS SAYS THAT'S IRRELEVANT.

THE JUDGE AGREED. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING LATEST-SOTVO


Joe Mule', Preserve our Paradise

17:46:47-:52

That was clearly hidden from us. That was never given to us during discovery. They never provided that information.

THE JUDGE'S DECISION IS ONLY A RECOMMENDATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION. Return to index of stories...


WALLETS STOLEN PUBLIX-OC


COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY ARRESTED A WOMAN ACCUSED OF STEALING WOMEN'S PURSES AND WALLETS.

ALL CASES WERE AT GROCERY AND DEPARTMENT STORES.

THEY'VE PINNED FIVE CASES ON KRISTINA HEISTON.

THEY SAY SHE TARGETED WOMEN SHOPPING AT WHOLE FOODS, PUBLIX, WORLD MARKET AND BELLS DEPARTMENT STORES.

SHE'S THE SUSPECT IN OTHER SIMILAR CASES, TOO. Return to index of stories...


SAFE STOLEN IN COLLIER-SS-TOPS


ALSO IN COLLIER TONIGHT--

A HOMELESS MAN IS ACCUSED OF STEALING A SAFE FROM A NAPLES RESTAURANT.

DEPUTIES SAY STEPHEN ROSSITER HOPPED A FENCE --

THEN - RIPPED BOARDS OFF A WINDOW AT CAPTAIN MARCO'S SEAFOOD AND CLIMBED INSIDE.

WHEN DEPUTIES LATER CONFRONTED HIM -- HE SAID IT WAS SOMEBODY ELSE ON THE SURVEILLANCE TAPE AND A LOT OF PEOPLE LOOK LIKE HIM. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CRACK DOWN-VO-WIPE


NEW AT SIX --

CAPE CORAL POLICE ARE CRACKING DOWN ON METH LABS.

I WANT YOU TOO WATCH THIS VIDEO YOU'LL ONLY SEE ON 7.

THIS IS THE SWAT TEAM SERVING A WARRANT AT A NORTH CAPE HOUSE AFTER GETTING A TIP THAT IT WAS A METH HOUSE.

WE WATCHED OFFICERS CUFF SEVEN PEOPLE AND QUESTIONED THEM.

THEY ARRESTED FOUR PEOPLE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CRACK DOWN-SOTVO


Sgt. Dana Coston, CCPD PIO

everyone that was arrested YESYERDAY had a variety of narcotic charges, just not meth.

OFFICERS DIDN'T FIND ENOUGH EVIDENCE IN THE HOUSE TO SAY it’s a METH LAB.

BUT THEY TELL US --

THEY ARE CONSTANTLY MONITORING THE CITY. Return to index of stories...


DAYCARE CRASH FOLO-VO


THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL IS LOOKING INTO A DAYCARE CENTER CRASH THAT KILLED A 4-YEAR-OLD GIRL.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE SUDDEN ACCELERATION OF THE CAR MAY HAVE BEEN A FACTOR.

ACCORDING TO TROOPERS - THE DRIVER OF THE CAR WAS GETTING READY TO TURN INTO THE DAYCARE -- WHEN AN S-UV- REAR-ENDED THE CAR.

THE IMPACT CAUSED THE CAR TO GO INTO THE DAYCARE BUILDING.

THE DRIVEROFTHE S-U-V WAS CHARGED WITH FLEEING THE SCENE. Return to index of stories...


BANNING CERTAIN ABORTIONS-VO


TODAY -- THE FLORIDA SENATE EASILY PASSED A MEASURE THAT COULD BAN CERTAIN ABORTIONS THAT ARE CURRENTLY LEGAL IN THE STATE.

THE BILL NOW GOES TO GOVERNOR SCOTT FOR HIS SIGNATURE.

THE BILL WOULD REQUIRE PHYSICIANS TO CONDUCT EXAMS BEFORE PERFORMING ABORTIONS TO DETERMINE IF FETUSES ARE VIABLE.

IF SO -- ABORTIONS GENERALLY WOULDN'T BE ALLOWED. Return to index of stories...


FL MOST EXPENSIVE STATES-VO


FORGET FLORIDA'S REPUTATION OF BEING A "CHEAP" STATE.

A NEW REPORTY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE RANKS FLORIDA THE 16TH MOST EXPENSIVE STATE TO LIVE IN --

AND WITH THE POPULATION GROWING -- EXPECT FLORIDA TO CLIMB THE RANKS.

THE STUDY LOOKS AT INCOME AND THE COSTS OF FOOD, ENERGY AND HOUSING.

THE MOST EXPENSIVE IS WASHINGTON, D-C.

THE LEAST EXPENSIVE STATE -- MISSISSIPPI. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP


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


TEASE ONE


SOTCaitlin:

I'd have little red dots all over my arm. Bad stomachache. Brain fog.

ALL OF THAT JUST FROM EXERCISING.

FIND OUT WHY MANY PEOPLE HAVE AN EXCUSE NOT TO EXERCISE -- AND WHY IT MAY SAVE THEIR LIVES.

THAT CUP O'JOE EVERY MORNING MAY ACTUALLY BE DOING MORE *GOOD FOR YOU THAN YOU THINK.

FIND OUT WHY MEDICLA EXPERTS ARE SAYING -- DRINK UP.

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


TZ1 A EXERCISE ALLERGY-SOTVOTOPS


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TZ1 B COFFEE HABIT-VOTOPS


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DH WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


WARMER WEATHER FOR THE WEEKEND

It was yet another sun filled and pleasant day across the area, with highs again climbing into the low to mid 80s. Quiet conditions will again continue into the evening, with temps falling into the 70s. Fog once again will develop overnight, some of which could be dense. Lows temps tonight will fall into the low 60s.

Some warmer weather is on the way for the weekend. We'll again have plenty of sunshine Saturday with an afternoon sea breeze developing. Highs on Saturday will push into the upper 80s, but some areas will climb into the low 90s.

The heat and humidity continues to build on Sunday. Partly cloudy skies will develop across the area, with an isolated rain shower possible inland. Highs on Sunday will be in the upper 80s to low 90s.

Next week still looks warm and humid. Monday and Tuesday will feature partly cloudy skies and a PM chance of rain shower inland. Highs both days will be in the upper 80s.

Midweek next week will also feature temps in the upper 80s, with a slightly better chance of an afternoon shower or storm inland.

Our next storm system finally arrives to close next week, increasing rain chances and bringing slightly cooler air to the area. Return to index of stories...


EXERCISE ALLERGY-TC MON


NOW TO WHAT SOUNDS LIKE THE DREAM OF EVERY COUCH POTATO -- A REASON NOT TO EXERCISE.

SOME ARE ACTUALLY ALLERGIC TO EXERCISE AND MOST DON'T KNOW.

ABC'S REENA NINAN INTRODUCES US TO ONE WOMAN WHO'S ALLERGIC.

SHE TELLS US HOW IT ALMOST KILLED HER. Return to index of stories...


EXERCISE ALLERGY-PKG


IT'S THE ULTIMATE EXCUSE TO AVOID THE GYM "I'M ALLERGIC TO

EXERCISE!"

BUT FOR CAITLIN MACCOMISH, IT'S NO JOKE.

SOTCaitlin:

I'd have little red dots all over my arm. Bad stomachache. Brain fog.

THAT'S RIGHT WHEN THE 20-YEAR OLD SOCCER PLAYER WORKS OUT TOO HARD. IT

TRIGGERS A RARE ALLERGIC REACTION THAT CAN BE SO LIFE-THREATENING, IT'S PUT

AN END TO HER PROMISING SOCCER CAREER.

NAT

UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO'S TEAM DOCTOR WATCHED IT HAPPEN.

SOT: UT's team doctor Arun Mathur

"She'd get swelling around her mouth and have difficulty breathing."

SOT: Caitlin

When I get to a certain level of exertion.my core body temperature

obviously rises.which in turn causes a lot of mast cells to be released

which in turn causes me to go into analphylactic shock."

ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK CAN KILL YOU.

SOT: Dr Clifford Bassett / Allergy and Asthma Care of NY

740 it's a very scary thing to deal with

ALLERGIST DR CLIFFORD BASSETT SAYS THAT SYMPTOMS BEGIN WITHIN

EXERCISE INCLUDING HIVES OR SKIN IRRITATION SWELLING OF THE MOUTH OR FACE.

AND ABDOMINAL PAIN.

FOR SOME IT'S A FOOD THEY MAY EATEN BEFORE WORKING OUT THAT'S THE CUPRIT.

Dr Clifford Bassett / Allergy and Asthma Care of NY -

5:12 What we find is about 25% of these patients have food plus exercise

as an allergic trigger - a double - 5:12 What we find is about 25% of

these patients have food plus exercise as an allergic trigger - a double

whammy and that's what causes the problem

OTHERS MAY HAVE A MILDER FORM OF THE ALLERGY AND NOT REALIZE IT'S SOMETHING

DANGEROUS

Dr Clifford Bassett / Allergy and Asthma Care of NY -

Even if they feel mild to you, get it checked out. It's important to

understand it may progress.

TRAINERS TRIED EVERYTHING TO HELP CAITLIN - FROM COOLING VESTS TO COLD

SHOWERS, BUT NOTHING WORKED, TODAY HER ALLERGY IS KEPT IN CHECK WITH

ANTIHISTAMINES AND ASTHMA MEDICATIONS, AND SHE HASN'T COMPLETELY HUNG UP HER

SNEAKERS SHE'S NOW COACHING SOCCER AT A LOCAL CLUB.

REENA NINAN, ABC NEWS, NEW YORK. Return to index of stories...


COFFEE HABIT-VO


COFFEE IS AS MUCH A PART OF MORNING AS THE SUNRISE FOR SOME.

AND NOW -- IT MAY PREVENT A SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITION.

RESEARCHERS AT HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL ARE SUGGESTING COFFEE CAN DECREASE YOUR RISK OF DIABETES.

THEY DID A STUDY THAT SHOWED PEOPLE WHO INCREASED THEIR DAILY CONSUMPTION OF COFFEE BY ABOUT ONE AND A HALF CUPS OVER A 4 YEAR PERIOD -- HAD AN 11 PERCENT LOWER RISK OF DEVELOPING TYPE II DIABETES.

THOSE THAT DIDN'T INCREASE THEIR DAILY JAVA HAD A 17 PERCENT *HIGHER RISK OF GETTING THE ILLNESS. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO-POP


SOME LOCAL NFL LEGENDS WILL BE HITTING THE BASKETBALL COURT--- THIS WEEKEND-- THERE COULD BE SOME BAD BASKETBALL -- BUT IT WIL BE FOR A GREAT CAUSE

PLUS LEBRON JAMES NOT THE ONLY ONE UNHAPPY ABOUT THIS PLAY RIGHT HERE--- DOES THE PUNISHMENT FIT THE CRIME--- THE HEAT SAY NO Return to index of stories...


TZ2 SPORTS-VO


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WORLD NEWS TEASE-BLK-SOT


WORLD NEWS TEASE Return to index of stories...


TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN Return to index of stories...


TZ 7 1) LEHIGH ROBBERY VID-VOTOPS-WIPE


ALL NEW AT SEVEN --

BRAND NEW VIDEO -- SHOWING AN EARLY MORNING ROBBERY IN LEHIGH ACRES.

WHAT SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS THE QUICK-MOVING THIEF GOT AWAY WITH -- AFTER WORLD NEWS. Return to index of stories...


TZ 7 2) FL ALLIGATOR PETS-SSTOPS


PLUS --

IT'S NOT YOUR NORMAL PET --

NEW AT 7:00 -- THE 7-FOOT LONG ALLIGATORS, ONE FLORIDA WOMAN FOUND -- DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO A DAYCARE CENTER.

THAT'S TONIGHT -- AT SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


SPORTS OPEN Return to index of stories...


EARL MORRALL-POPMON


1972 WAS A REALLY GOOD YEAR TO BE A MIAMI DOLPHINS FAN. 17 WINS. 0 LOSSES. ONE SUPER BOWL TITLE. WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE. AND THAT 72 TEAM REMAINS THE ONLY UNDEFEATED TEAM IN NFL HISTORY. Return to index of stories...


EARL MORRALL-VOTOPS


EARL MORRALL WAS A BIG REASON THE FINS WENT UNDEFEATED THAT YEAR--- STARTING 9 GAMES AT QUARTERBACK---

MORRALL FILLED IN FOR BOB GRIESE--- WHEN GRIESE BROKE HIS ANKLE

SADLY MORRILL PASSED AWAY TODAY AT THE AGE OF 79 Return to index of stories...


MIAMI DOLPHINS-VOTOPS


MEANWHILE THE MIAMI DOLPHINS-- HAVE STARTED TO GET READY FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON---

SEVERAL PLAYERS HAVE BEEN WORKING OUT AT THE TEAM FACILITY

ONE GUY WORKING HARD IS NEW DOLPHINS CORNERBACK CORTLAND FINNEGAN--- HE WAS A PRO BOWLER BACK IN 2008-- AND WANTS TO PROVE HE'S STILL AT THAT LEVEL Return to index of stories...


MIAMI DOLPHINS-SOTTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


NORTHWESTERN-VOTOPS


TODAY SEVERAL NOTHERWESTER FOOTBALL PLAYES--- VOTED ON WHETHER THEY SHOULD FORM A UNION---

THE PLAYERS ARE SEEKING TO BECOME THE FIRST UNION IN COLLEGE ATHLETICS--- BASCIALLY MAKING THEM EMPLOYEES OF THE UNIVERSITY-- AND OPENING THE DOOR TO GET PAID

THE SECRET VOTE WILL NOT BE REVEALED FOR SOME TIME Return to index of stories...


FGCU MERCER-VOTOPS


HUGE BASEBALL WEEKEND ON THE CAMPUS OF FGCU

THE EAGLES FACE MERCER IN A THREE GAME SERIES-- WITH FIRST PLACE IN THE CONFERNCE ON THE LINE---

MICHAEL MURRY TAKES THE MOUND TONIGHT FOR FGUC----

HE IS 9-0 WITH A MICROSCOPIC---.82 EARN RUN AVERAGE

HIGHLIGHTS AND REACTION TONIGHT AT 11 Return to index of stories...


MIAMI HEAT-VOPOP


HOW DO YOU STOP LEBRON JAMES-- THE SIMPLE ANSWER IS-- YOU DON'T -- THE NBA'S BEEN TRYING TO SOLVE THAT RIDDLE FOR YEARS---- IF YOU'RE CHARLOTTE FORWARD JOSH MCROBERTS--- YOU GIVE THE KING A LITTLE CLOSE-LINE--- ON THURSDAY-- MCROBERTS WAS FINED 20-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THAT FLAGRANT FOUL-- TODAY- HEAT COACH ERIK SPOELSTRA SAID THAT PUNISHMENT WAS NOT ENOUGH Return to index of stories...


MIAMI HEAT-VOTOPS


OF COURSE--- THE BEST FORM OF REVENGE WILL BE TO BEAT THE BOBCATS ON SATURDAY---

HEAT LOOKING TO TAKE A 3- ZIP SERIES LEAD---

BUT TO TELL THE HEAT THE BOBCATS ARE DONE Return to index of stories...


MIAMI HEAT-SOTTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


EARNEST GRAHAM-VOTOPS


SPEAKING OF HOOPS-- SEVERAL FORMER NFL STARS WIL BE PLAYING BASKETBALL IN THE "DRIVE THE LANE" CELEBRITY GAME---THIS WEEKEND

EARNEST GRAHAM ALONG WITH JAVON KEARSE--- DUANTE CULPEPPER-- AND ANTONIO FREEMAN-- WILL BE ON THE COURT

---THE GOAL IS TO RAISE AWARENESS ON UNDERAGE DRINKING---

THE GAME WILL BE PLAYED ON SATURDAY AT 3PM AT BISHOP VEROT HIGH SCHOOL Return to index of stories...


EARNEST GRAHAM-SOTTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


IDA BAKER-VOTOPS


SIGNING DAY AT IDA BAKER---

7 STUDENT ATHLETES PUT INK TO PAPER-- COMMITTING TO PLAY AT THE COLLEGE LEVEL---

FOUR OF THEM. PHLIP MUNROE, WYATT GRIFFITH, ALEX FEBLES , AND TYLER IVERSON. WILL PLAY FOOTBALL AT LAKE ERIE COLLEGE. Return to index of stories...


FUN SPORTS


FINAL STOP-- DC--

NOTHING LIKE A GOOD OLD FASHION PRESIDENT'S RACE---

LOOKS LIKE TEDDY ROOSEVELTS GOT THIS ONE IN THE BAG--- THAT'S UNTIL THE EASTER BUNNY--- WIPES EVERYONE OUT---

LIKE JIMMY SUPERFLY SNUKA

WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT GETS THE WIN Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE-4SHOT


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