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DIRECTORS PAGE NEXT AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
HEADLINES------------- TEASE ONE------------
HL1) TANK INTO WATER-SOTVO TOPS TZ1 A GO PRO BABY-NATSVO
HL2) GO PRO BABY-TRXSOTVO TZ1 B FL DENGUE FEVER-VOTOPS
HL3) CEREAL CHANGES-trxVOTOPS LIGHTNING FIRE-NATSVO TOPS
FLOODING VIDEO-VO TOPS WIPE JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
STORMWARN-CLIP (SOUND UNDER) FORECAST-PHC
FIRST WEATHER-WX WALL FORECAST-WXWALL
DEVELOPING-CLIP GO PRO BABY-VO IN TCMON
NPD SHOOTING LATEST-BNC SS VO WIPE GO PRO BABY-PKG
NPD SHOOTING LATEST-SOTVO OC FL DENGUE FEVER-OTS CG WIPE
MIDPOINT CRASH DEATH-OTS VO WIPE FL DENGUE FEVER-SOTVO
TANK INTO THE WATER-TRX VO TOPS DEVICES ON DOMESTIC FLIGHTS-OC VO
TITUSVILLE PLANE CRASH-TRX VO TOPS NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
NINJA ROBBERS-VO IN POP TEASE TWO------------
NINJA ROBBERS-PKG TZ2 A CEREAL CHANGES-NATSVO-WIPE
NINJA ROBBERS-OC TAG TZ2 B HOPE THE DOG-VOTOPS
FLORIDA EXECUTION TODAY-OC-SS CEREAL CHANGES-2SHOT POP
HAKKEN IN COURT-OTS VO CEREAL CHANGES-PKG
TEACHER CHEATING-OTS VO WIPE HOPE THE DOG-OC SS VO
TEACHER CHEATING-SOTVO LEE COUNTY SHELTER KITTENS-OTS SS(2)
MAN MAKES IT KILAMAJARO-OC SS(2) NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
WATER HEARING-OC VO WIPE TEASE THREE------------
WATER HEARING-SOTVO TZ3 A TEXAS TRAGEDY-SOTVO
FRACKING-OC VO WIPE TZ3 B ISRAEL OFFICER-VO
FRACKING-SOTVO TZ3 C LEBRON LATEST-VO
FLIPPING HOUSES-TCMON VO WIPE FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY-SSTOPS
FLIPPING HOUSES-SOTVO  


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07:26:47 "I felt scared, I thought it was a car."

OVER THE EDGE!

INTO THE WATER!

A TRAILER FLIES OFF A BRIDGE, BARRELLING INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE TODAY.

NOW AT 5 --

HEAR HOW IT HAPPENED.

THEN THIS!

NATS OF SCREAMING

THE RACE TO THE HOSPITAL--

AT 95-MILES AN HOUR!

A DAD CATCHES EVERY MOMENT OF HIS SON'S BIRTH ON HIS GO-PRO CAMERA--

THE CURB-SIDE DELIVERY IS MUST SEE VIDEO AT 5.

AND --

THE BREAKFAST BATTLE.

FROM CHEERIOS TO CHEX TO LUCKY CHARMS.

HOW COMPANIES ARE WORKING TO GET MORE PARENTS TO BREAK OUT THE BOWL IN THE MORNING.

THAT AND MUCH MORE RIGHT NOW ON ABC7 NEWS AT 5! Return to index of stories...


HL1) TANK INTO WATER-SOTVO TOPS


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HL2) GO PRO BABY-TRXSOTVO


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HL3) CEREAL CHANGES-trxVOTOPS


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FLOODING VIDEO-VO TOPS WIPE


HEAVY RAIN HIT FORT MYERS THIS AFTERNOON.

WE HAD SOME LIGHTNING AND SOME PRETTY LOUD THUNDER.

AND MORE STORMS ARE STILL MOVING THROUGH SOUTHWEST FLORIDA RIGHT NOW.

LET'S GO RIGHT TO ABC7 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST JOHN PATRICK.

HE'S IN THE HURRICANE CENTER WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN-CLIP (SOUND UNDER)


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FIRST WEATHER-WX WALL


TORM THREAT CONTINUES

Strong storms and heavy rainfall rolled through parts of the Urban Corridor Thursday, resulting in some minor flooding. The showers and storms will continue to diminish this evening as temps fall into the 70s. An isolated sprinkle is still possible overnight, with lows in the mid 70s.

More storms are expected on Friday. Some Saharan dust is also expected to move into the area late in the day. This dust will reduce the coverage of showers and storms in the region.

However, the dust may also result in strong storms with activity that does develop. Highs on Friday will be in the low 90s.

The Saharan dust looks to exit on Saturday. Again, coverage of showers and storms may be lower than average, with highs on Saturday holding in the low 90s.

The dust is long gone by Sunday. This will result in a return to more typical July weather. We'll see plenty of sun in the morning hours, with scattered storms developing in the afternoon. Highs on Sunday will be in the low 90s.

The stormy weather pattern looks to continue into next week, with AM sunshine and PM storms likely. Highs next week look to stay in the low 90s.

TROPICAL UPDATE

It remains very quiet in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea and the open waters of the Atlantic. Two areas of Saharan dust will keep a lid on any activity over the next week.

No major activity is expected over the next 5 days. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING-CLIP


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NPD SHOOTING LATEST-BNC SS VO WIPE


OUR BIG STORY AT 5 --

WE HAVE JUST LEARNED THE STATE'S DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES --

IS NOW INVESTIGATING THE SHOOTING INVOLVING TWO NAPLES POLICE OFFICERS.

EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING --

DEPUTIES FOUND OFFICER LUIS MONROIG DEAD AND OFFICER AMY YOUNG SHOT INSIDE THEIR ESTERO HOUSE.

TONIGHT --

YOUNG REAMINS IN THE HOSPITAL.

AND INVESTIGATORS REMAIN TIGHT LIPPED ABOUT THE INVESTIGATION.

THEY HAVEN'T SAID WHO PULLED THE TRIGGER OR WHAT THEY FOUND INSIDE.

WE'VE DISCOVERED --

AMY YOUNG IS A MOTHER OF TWO FROM A PREVIOUS MARRIAGE.

D-C-F SAYS THEY'RE WORKING WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT BUT NOT INVESTIGATING THE FAMILY.

NEIGHBORS SAY THE FAMILY SEEMED TO HAVE IT ALL TOGETHER. Return to index of stories...


NPD SHOOTING LATEST-SOTVO OC


BRANDELL GRIFFITH

58:34-41

"he was always with her at the pool! As I said I've seen them, never,

I just never would have known."

58:21-30

"We're wondering what happened. Just safety, and just understanding."

ABC 7 ALSO FOUND INTERNAL AFFAIRS COMPLAINTS AGAINST SERGEANT AMY YOUNG.

IN 2003 --

THE P-D SUSPENDED HER WITHOUT PAY FOR FIVE DAYS.

THEY SAY SHE WAS SLEEPING ON DUTY.

SHE ALSO LEFT CITY LIMITS WITHOUT APPROVAL.

THEN IN A SEPARATE 2011 CASE --

SHE ACCIDENTALLY FIRED HER WEAPON DURING A CHASE.

OFFICER LUIS MANROIG WAS NOT INVOLVED IN ANY INTERNAL AFFAIRS INVESTIGATIONS. Return to index of stories...


MIDPOINT CRASH DEATH-OTS VO WIPE


NEW AT 5-

A MOTORCYCLE RIDER INVOLVED IN THE CHAIN REACTION CRASH ON THE MIDPOINT BRIDGE HAS DIED.

TUESDAY MORNING-

INVESTIGATORS SAY A DRIVER RAMMED INTO THE BACK OF 42 YEAR OLD Todd Hudson OF CAPE CORAL.

THE IMPACT KNOCKED HIM TO THE ROAD.

PARAMEDICS TOOK SEVERAL OTHER PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL.

OFFICERS SHUTDOWN THE BRIDGE -- THAT BACKED UP TRAFFIC FOR FIVE HOURS. Return to index of stories...


TANK INTO THE WATER-TRX VO TOPS


A SCARE ON THE CALOOSAHATCHEE BRIDGE THIS AFTERNOON-

A TRAILER CARRYING A WATER TANK DETACHED AND FELL INTO THE RIVER.

NO ONE GOT HURT.

THE PASSENGER OF THE TRUCK TELLS ABC 7 FAULTY EQUIPMENT COULD BE TO

BLAME.

OFFICERS DON'T BELIVE THE TANK IS HAZARDOUS.

THEY'RE NOT SURE IF THEY'RE GOING TO TAKE IT OUT OF THE RIVER.

OFFICERS ARE STILL INVESTIGATING TONIGHT.

CREWS ARE WORKING TO FIX THE

RAILING ON THE BRIDGE. Return to index of stories...


TITUSVILLE PLANE CRASH-TRX VO TOPS


CHECK OUT NEW VIDEO --

OF A PLANE CRASH IN FLORIDA TODAY.

A SMALL PLANE PLOWED INTO A BUILDING NEAR ORLANDO THIS AFTERNOON.

IT ENDED UP INSIDE A PAINT AND BODY COLLISION CENTER IN TITUSVILLE.

BUT THE PILOT AND PASSENGER SURVIVED.

AND NO ONE INSIDE WAS HURT.

THE PILOT'S BLAMING ENGINE TROUBLE. Return to index of stories...


NINJA ROBBERS-VO IN POP


NEW AT 5-

WE ARE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A SERIES OF VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY

THE SUSPECTS WERE DRESSED LIKE NINJAS.

DEPUTIES IN ORANGE COUNTY SAY THEY ARRESTED THE MEN RESPONSIBLE-

AND NOW-

FOR THE FIRST TIME. WE'RE SEEING WHAT THEY DID AND WHAT THEY ADMITTED ABOUT THE CRIMES. Return to index of stories...


NINJA ROBBERS-PKG


THIS NEWLY RELEASED SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS FROM THE MOMENT THE SO-CALLED NINJA BURGLARS ENTERED THIS WINDERMERE MANSION LEADING THE HOMEOWNER INSIDE WITH HIS HANDS TIED BEHIND HIS BACK. TO THE MOMENT. THEY RUN OUT WITH TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN PROPERTY AND CASH.

AND ONE OF THE ACCUSED NINJAS.FRANK BOWER. REVEALS WHAT HAPPENED BEFORE AND IN BETWEEN WHILE BEING QUESTIONED BY INVESTIGATORS.

11:41:19 it was random. they know the area they're going to go to but that day it was totally random look for easy entry BOWER SPILLS THE BEANS ON THE GROUP'S STRATEGY. ALL WHOM HAVE BEEN ARRESTED SINCE INVADING THE WINDERMERE HOME IN MAY.

11:41:33 that house in windermere on a lake and you could come up from the back and whenever we come up in that area we saw the guys get in the car and leave and we knew it was only going to be two men we knew nobody was going to get hurt BOWER TOLD INVESTIGATORS THEY WAITED FOR THE HOMEOWNER, BILL KITCHEN, AND HIS PARTNER FOR ABOUT AN HOUR. WHEN THEY GOT HOME. THEY TIED THE MEN'S HANDS BEHIND THEIR BACKS. PUTTING A PILLOW CASE ON ONE OF THEIR HEADS.

THE MEN ARE ACCUSED OF SEVERAL OTHER HOME INVASIONS IN THE NAPLES AREA. AND WERE CAUGHT IN THE ACT BY ORANGE COUNTY INVESTIGATORS WHILE TRYING TO HIT ANOTHER HOUSE IN THE DOCTOR PHILLIPS AREA.

HELPFUL INFORMATION FROM BOWERS. BUT NOT SO MUCH FROM JOHNATHAN CONTRERAS. WHOM BOWER SAYS HE'S KNOWN FOR YEARS.

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NINJA ROBBERS-OC TAG


BOWER TOLD INVESTIGATORS THE ORLANDO HOME INVASION WAS HIS FIRST CRIME WITH THE GROUP.

HE SAYS THE OTHER MEN RECRUITED HIM AND HE WAS HAVING FINANCIAL PROBLEMS.

HE DIDN'T KNOW THEY WERE UNDER SURVEILLANCE.

IF CONVICTED, THEY ALL FACE LIFE IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA EXECUTION TODAY-OC-SS


IN JUST ABOUT AN HOUR --

THE STATE OF FLORIDA WILL PUT A CHILD RAPIST AND MURDERER TO DEATH.

IN 1994 --

EDDIE DAVIS RAPED AND KILLED 11-YEAR-OLD KIMBERLY WATERS AT HER HOUSE IN LAKELAND.

HE ADMITTED HE BROKE INTO HIS EX-GIRLFRIEND'S PLACE TO STEAL BEER.

THEN HE FOUND KIMBERLY SLEEPING IN HER MOTHER'S BED, GRABBED HER, AND KIDNAPPED HER.

HE'S SET TO BE EXECUTED AT SIX TONIGHT.

BUT DAVIS IS PROTESTING, SAYING THE COCKTAIL FLORIDA USES FOR LETHAL INJECTION IS CRUEL AND UNUSUAL. Return to index of stories...


HAKKEN IN COURT-OTS VO


A COMPETENCY HEARING TODAY FOR A MAN ACCUSED OF KIDNAPPING HIS OWN CHILDREN AND TAKING THEM TO CUBA.

IN APRIL 2012-

JOSHUA HAKKEN AND HIS WIFE SHARYN TOOK THE CHILDREN FROM THEIR GRANDPARENTS AND SAILED TO CUBA.

AT A HEARING IN TAMPA-

A MAJORITY OF DOCTORS WHO HAVE EXAMINED HIM HAVE DECLARED HIM INSANE.

ONLY ONE FOUND HIM COMPETENT TO STAND TRIAL.

RIGHT NOW-

THE TRIAL IS SET FOR OCTOBER. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER CHEATING-OTS VO WIPE


NEW AT 5 --

TROUBLE AT LAKE TRAFFORD ELEMENTARY.

A-B-C-7 HAS LEARNED --

A TEACHER IS ACCUSED OF CHEATING.

AN INVESTIGATION SHOWS AWILDA TORRES GRADED STUDENTS' TESTS --

THEN LATER ALLOWED THEM TO CHANGE THE ANSWERS THEY GOT WRONG.

SHE SERVED A THREE DAYS SUSPENSION IN JUNE --

THEN THE DISTRICT ASKED TO TRANSFER HER TO A NEW SCHOOL.

ONE STUDENT WE SPOKE WITH WAS IN TORRES' CLASS LAST YEAR.

SHE SAYS THE TEACHER LET THEM KNOW IF THEY WERE ABOUT TO HAND IN A WRONG ANSWER. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER CHEATING-SOTVO


Itzel Resendiz/ Former Student 13 1023 when we're doing the test and we get an answer wrong she looks at us like uhh, like hmmm 4

Christina Hinojosa/ Lake Trafford Parent 130157 we'll yeah that makes me angry because they aren't teaching them. They're not teaching them the right way you know. 6

TORRES IS THE SECOND TEACHER BEING DISCIPLINED AT THAT SCHOOL.

THIRD GRADE TEACHER MARY VILLA WAS FIRED IN MAY FOR HELPING STUDENTS ON ASSIGNMENTS. Return to index of stories...


MAN MAKES IT KILAMAJARO-OC SS(2)


HE MADE IT!

THE NAPLES MAN TRYING TO SCALE MOUNT KILIMINJARO HAS REACHED THE SUMMIT!

WE TOLD YOU ABOUT NICK BALLO EARLIER THIS WEEK.

HE HAD NEVER CLIMBED A MOUNTAIN BEFORE --

BUT DECIDED TO CLIMB THE *TALLEST* MOUNTAIN IN AFRICA.

WE JUST GOT WORD AND RECEIVED THESE PICTURES THAT NICK MADE IT TO THE TOP!

IT TOOK SIX DAYS.

HE CLIMBED KILIMANJARO IN HONOR OF HIS MOTHER --

AS WELL AS TO RAISE MONEY FOR AVOW HOSPICE.

THAT ORGANIZATION HELPED HIM THROUGH HIS MOTHER'S DEATH WHEN HE WAS FIVE. Return to index of stories...


WATER HEARING-OC VO WIPE


A GROUP OF PROPERTY OWNERS IN ROTUNDA VILLAS AREA CLAIM THAT A COUNTY MISTAKE COST THEM MONEY IN LOST BUSINESS.

THE GROUP SAYS THAT BETWEEN 2000 AND 2003 THE COUNTY DEPRESSURIZED THE WATER SYSTEM IN THE AREA.

LANDOWNERS SAY THIS RUINED THE EXISTING WATER AND SEWAGE SYSTEMS. Return to index of stories...


WATER HEARING-SOTVO


Becky Borci/Rotunda Realtor

"There was a lot of feedback from people that owned in there who weren't able to build and there was some talk about some developers that were going in there that weren't able to develop becuse of what had gone down."

THE TRIAL IS SCHEDULED TO START NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


FRACKING-OC VO WIPE


ONE OF FLORIDA'S TOP ENVIRONMENTAL LAWYERS THINKS WE'LL SEE MORE FRACKING IN FLORIDA.

THAT'S THE CONTROVERIAL DRILLING PROCEDURE.

AND HIS REASONING --

INVOLVES OUR AREA.

HE SAYS THE WELL RUN THE DAN A HUGHES OIL COMPANY IS RUNNING IN COLLIER COUNTY --

SHOWS FRACKING CAN BE LUCRATIVE. Return to index of stories...


FRACKING-SOTVO


David Guest, EarthJustice

"Dan Hughes has established that fracking is effective in Florida, it's effective in the Everglades, and you are guaranteed that this is going to increase, and increase rapidly."

BUT COLLIER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WORRY FRACKING -- WHICH INVOLVES BLASTING THE BEDROCK WITH HIGH-PRESSURE ACID -- COULD THREATEN THE GROUNDWATER.

THE DAN A HUGHES COMPANY DIDN'T HAVE AUTHORIZATION TO USE THE TECHNIQUE --

WHICH HADN'T BEEN USED IN FLORIDA BEFORE.

BUT COLLIER COUNTY OFFICIALS SAY THE STATE HAS BEEN LAX IN ITS OVERSIGHT. Return to index of stories...


FLIPPING HOUSES-TCMON VO WIPE


IT CAN BE VERY PROFITABLE-

BUT VERY RISKY.

ABC 7 DID SOME DIGGING AND FOUND THAT THIS YEAR-

HOUSE FLIPPERS ARE FLOURISHING.

HERE'S WHY-

RIGHT NOW-

INTEREST RATES STILL LOW, AND LOTS OF PEOPLE ARE MOVING BACK TO URBAN AREAS.

ACCORDING TO REALTY TRAC, HOME FLIPPERS REAPED A 30-PERCENT GROSS RETURN ON THEIR INVESTMENT DURING THE FIRST QUARTER OF THIS YEAR.

JODY JOHANSEN IN DALLAS BOUGH THIS HOUSE FOR 71-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

SHE PUT 34-THOUSAND DOLLARS INTO IT AND THEN SOLD IT FOR 144,000.

A 30-THOUSAND DOLLAR PROFIT FOR 3 MONTHS WORTH OF WORK. Return to index of stories...


FLIPPING HOUSES-SOTVO


Amy Bloom "Renovating houses has worked for me as a mom, I can spend time in the

evenings looking at furnishings and finishes and doing some research on the

MLS of what sales prices are."

BUT INEXPERIENCED HOUSE FLIPPERS MAKE A LOT OF MISTAKES.

THEY OFTEN UNDERESTIMATE THE AMOUNT OF WORK-

AND THE AMOUNT OF MONEY NEEDED FOR THE JOB.

ANOTHER MISTAKE - THEY HIRE UNRELIABLE CONTRACTORS AND PAY THEM BEFORE THE JOB IS COMPLETED. Return to index of stories...


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


"owww!"

CURBSIDE DELIVERY--

A BABY'S BIRTH FROM AN ANGLE YOU'VE LIKELY NEVER SEEN BEFORE!

THE DAD'S FOREHEAD!

THE MUST-SEE VIDEO IS NEXT ON 7!

ANOTHER MOSQUITO BORN ILLNESS IS HERE IN FLORIDA.

DENGUE FEVER --

THE FLORIDA WOMAN GETTING TREATMENT AND WHAT HEALTH OFFICIALS WANT YOU TO KNOW. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A GO PRO BABY-NATSVO


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TZ1 B FL DENGUE FEVER-VOTOPS


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LIGHTNING FIRE-NATSVO TOPS


NATS OF LIGHTNING HITTING, EXPLOSION

WOW!

THAT LOOKED LIKE LIGHTNING --

BUT IT WAS ACTUALLY A POWER LINE.

STRONG WINDS IN NEW JERSEY CAUSED THE POWER LINES HERE TO ARC --

SENDING SPARKS FLYING.

IT CAUSED POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA.

BUT IT'S BACK ON NOW. Return to index of stories...


JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST-PHC


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

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


FORECAST-WXWALL


TORM THREAT CONTINUES

Strong storms and heavy rainfall rolled through parts of the Urban Corridor Thursday, resulting in some minor flooding. The showers and storms will continue to diminish this evening as temps fall into the 70s. An isolated sprinkle is still possible overnight, with lows in the mid 70s.

More storms are expected on Friday. Some Saharan dust is also expected to move into the area late in the day. This dust will reduce the coverage of showers and storms in the region.

However, the dust may also result in strong storms with activity that does develop. Highs on Friday will be in the low 90s.

The Saharan dust looks to exit on Saturday. Again, coverage of showers and storms may be lower than average, with highs on Saturday holding in the low 90s.

The dust is long gone by Sunday. This will result in a return to more typical July weather. We'll see plenty of sun in the morning hours, with scattered storms developing in the afternoon. Highs on Sunday will be in the low 90s.

The stormy weather pattern looks to continue into next week, with AM sunshine and PM storms likely. Highs next week look to stay in the low 90s.

TROPICAL UPDATE

It remains very quiet in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea and the open waters of the Atlantic. Two areas of Saharan dust will keep a lid on any activity over the next week.

No major activity is expected over the next 5 days. Return to index of stories...


GO PRO BABY-VO IN TCMON


DRAMATIC MOMENTS CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

A DAD WAS JUST EXPECTING TO FILM HIS PREGNANT WIFE'S RIDE TO THE HOSPITAL ON HIS GO-PRO CAMERA.

BUT INSTEAD-

GOT THE MOMENT HIS BABY WAS BORN-

OUTSIDE.

WE WANT TO WARN YOU-

IT MAY BE A LITTLE INTENSE FOR SOME VIEWERS.

ABC'S LINSEY DAVIS TALKED TO THE NEW PARENTS ABOUT THEIR SURPRISE DELIVERY. Return to index of stories...


GO PRO BABY-PKG


Nats "Owwwww! Owwwww!"

CHILDBIRTH IS OFTEN VIDEOTAPED

Nats "Breathe through, breathe through."

BUT NOT QUITE LIKE THIS.

Nats

THIS GO PRO CAMERA STRAPPED TO TROY DICKERSON'S HEAD WAS INTENDED TO

DOCUMENT THE RIDE TO THE HOSPITAL WITH HIS PREGNANT WIFE, KRISTEN BUT IT

CAPTURED SO MUCH MORE

Nats "You have to get me there now. Dad: I'm going, I'm going."

SOT TROY/I knew I wanted to get this birth on camera/ but I had no idea

this was going to happen

ALMOST TWO WEEKS PAST HER DUE DATEWITH CONTRACTIONS COMING FAST AND STRONG,

KRISTIN KNEW SHE DIDN'T HAVE MUCH TIME BEFORE THEIR BABY ARRIVED

SOT KRISTIN I knew there was no way I was gonna make itI felt his head

crowning

WATCH AS TROY HIGH-TAILS IT TO THE HOSPITAL

Nats Kristin yelling "His head is right"

THEY ARRIVE AT THE HOSPITAL

BUT IT'S TOO LATE

Nats mom "Catch him, catch him!

RIGHT THERE OUTSIDE THE HOSPITAL

Nats "get a doctor down here now"

A CURBSIDE DELIVERY

nats "I got him. He's perfect. He's perfect! I got him."

SOT KRISTIN As soon as some of the shock wore off /I felt really relieved

for him to finally be in my arms and be healthy and to see his face

Nats mom Oh, my sweet baby. I love you.

nats dad "I got that on video! Woooo!"

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FL DENGUE FEVER-OTS CG WIPE


FIRST IT WAS CHIKUNGUNYA.

NOW --

DENGUE FEVER.

DOCTORS ARE WORRIED ABOUT ANOTHER MOSQUITO-BORN VIRUS TONIGHT.

A 50-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY HAS IT.

AND SHE DIDN'T GET DENGUE FEVER IN THE CARIBBEAN.

SHE GOT IT --

RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA.

SYMPTOMS INCLUDE HIGH FEVER --

HEADACHES --

SEVERE JOINT AND MUSCLE PAIN --

VOMITING --

AND IN SOME CASES A RASH.

THERE'S NO VACCINE.

NO CURE.

SO PREVENTION IS KEY. Return to index of stories...


FL DENGUE FEVER-SOTVO


Lilian Rivera

Florida Department of Health Administrator13 a message from the department of health is that we urge all residents- all the residents to increase precuations against mosquito bites and take steps to limit breeding conditions.

DOCTORS ALSO RECOMMEND BUG SPRAY AND LIMITING YOUR TIME OUTSIDE.

TEN CASES OF DENGUE FEVER HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED IN FLORIDA THIS YEAR.

BUT NINE WERE IN PATIENTS WHO RECENTLY TRAVELED TO SOUTH AMERICA OR THE CARIBBEAN. Return to index of stories...


DEVICES ON DOMESTIC FLIGHTS-OC VO


NEW AT 5-

TRAVELERS LISTEN UP-

A NEW RULE ABOUT ELECTRONICS ON PLANES IS EXPANDING.

WE TOLD YOU ABOUT THE NEW RULE THE OTHER DAY-

PASSENGERS ON INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS ARE REQUIRED TO POWER ON THEIR PHONES, TABLETS AND LAPTOPS BEFORE BOARDING.

BUT NOW-

IT ALSO APPLIES TO PEOPLE FLYING DOMESTICALLY.

A U-S OFFICIALS SAYS IT WILL AFFECT A VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF PASSENGERS, WHO ALREADY GET ENHANCED SCREENING BECAUSE THEY'RE ON WATCH LISTS.

IF THEIR ELECTRONICS WON'T TURN ON-

THEY'LL HAVE TO LEAVE THEM BEHIND. Return to index of stories...


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


"they're magically delicious!"

THE BREAKFAST BATTLE-

WHAT YOUR FAVORITE CHILDHOOD CEREAL IS CHANGING TO BRING YOU BACK TO THEM.

SET ON FIRE --

BURNED BY HER OWNER --

SAVED BY A CHILD.

HOPE THE DOG IS SAFE TONIGHT --

BUT HER OWNER MAY NEVER GO TO TRIAL.

WHAT HAPPENED TO HIM IN COURT TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A CEREAL CHANGES-NATSVO-WIPE


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TZ2 B HOPE THE DOG-VOTOPS


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CEREAL CHANGES-2SHOT POP


MOMS AND DADS --

CHANGES ARE COMING TO THE BREAKFAST TABLE!

THE CEREAL WARS ARE HEATING UP!

REBECCA JARVIS REPORTS-

HOW COMPANIES ARE WORKING TO MAKE HEALTHIER- MORE FLAVORFUL OPTIONS TO GET YOU TO COME BACK TO YOUR CHILDHOOD FAVORITES. Return to index of stories...


CEREAL CHANGES-PKG


GENERAL MILLS / freshening up their definition of a "BALANCED BREAKFAST"

ADDING PROTEIN, FLAVOR, AND CUTTING BACK ON GLUTEN RECIPES THE FOOD GIANT

HOPES WILL BOOST THEIR SOGGY BOTTOM LINE IN CEREAL SALES.

Nats lucky charms commercial

They're magically delicious!

This week, GENERAL MILLS ANNOUNCED PLANS TO SERVE UP CHANGES THIS SUMMER

LIKE PUMPING up THE FLAVOR ON some OLD FAVORITES---/ IT'S A TACTIC THAT GOT

MORE PEOPLE COO-COO FOR COCOA PUFFS LAST YEAR AFTER THEY PUFFED UP THEIR

CHOCOLATE FLAVOR.

Nats cocoa puffs commercial

SOT BUSINESS INSIDER--- NOT VERBATIM

They are also trying to get people to feel nostalgic for the brands that

they loveor grew up with as childrenwhich definitely affects sales

GFX

AND WITH THE PROTEIN TREND PACKING A MEAN BREAKFAST PUNCH GENERAL MILLS SAYS

IT IS now ENTERING THE RING, ADDING A NEW CHEERIOS PROTEIN.

They're also adding a NEW VANILLA CHEX to their gluten-free LINEUP.

SOT BUSINESS INSIDER--- NOT VERBATIM

They are looking to compete with kellogs. and kellogs was really ahead of

the health game trends

GFX:

80 PERCENT OF AMERICANS are now EATING BREAKFAST AT HOME. their top

choice: cereal. Last year, Americans bought more than 9 billion dollars

worth.

Coco puffs turns everything chocolatey!

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HOPE THE DOG-OC SS VO


NEW AT 5 --

JUSTICE IS NOW ON HOLD FOR 'HOPE THE DOG.'

SHE'S THE DESOTO COUNTY PET BURNED EARLIER THIS YEAR.

DEPUTIES SAY HOPE'S FORMER OWNER, LARRY WALLACE, BURNED HOPE.

BUT DOCTORS TESTIFIED WALLACE IS INCOMPETENT.

SO HIS TRIAL ON ARSON AND ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES --

IS NOW DELAYED.

BACK IN MARCH --

A CHILD SAW WALLACE'S DOG ON FIRE.

HOPE IS STILL RECOVERING BUT HAS BEEN ADOPTED. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY SHELTER KITTENS-OTS SS(2)


LEE COUNTY DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES IS OVERRUN WITH KITTENS.

IT HAS 200 CATS AND KITTENS AT THE SHELTER RIGHT NOW.

IT'S LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO ADOPT THEM AND IT IS ALSO LOOKING FOR FOSTER FAMILIES.

THIS MONTH-

KITTENS ARE 35 DOLLARS AND CATS 6 MONTHS AND OLDER ARE EIGHT DOLLARS.

THE SHELTER IS ALSO LOW ON CAT FOOD.

IT'S ASKING FOR DONATIONS OF PURINA KITTEN CHOW AND CANNED CAT FOOD.

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


hickman sot: "i've not personally in 40 years seen a tragedy in one family that's this horrific."

FOUR CHILDREN -- TWO ADULTS -- AN ENTIRE FAMILY MURDERED.

NEW TONIGHT --

THE CHILLING 9-1-1 CALL ONE OF THE CHILDREN MADE BEFORE SHE WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD.

AND WHAT OFFICERS THINK MADE A MAN SNAP.

PLUS -

VIRAL VIDEO OF ISRAELI OFFICERS BEATING AN AMERICAN TEEN FROM TAMPA.

TONIGHT - WHAT HAPPENED TO THE OFFICER WHO VICIOUSLY ATTACKED HIM.

AND IS KING JAMES ABOUT TO ABDICATE HIS SOUTH FLORIDA THRONE!

ABC7 BREAKS DOWN LEBRON'S OFF-SEASON'S MANUEVERING AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A TEXAS TRAGEDY-SOTVO


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TZ3 B ISRAEL OFFICER-VO


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TZ3 C LEBRON LATEST-VO


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