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DIRECTORS PAGE FL FAMILY OF BEARS ON CAM-trxVOTOPS
HEADLINES NM GIANT SNAKE IN TRUCK-OTS-VO
HL 1) CAPE TEENS FAKE COPS-SSTOPS NEW EYE FOR LITTE GIRL-2SH-VO
HL 2) JOBS UP IN LEE CO-VOTOPS NEW EYE FOR LITTE GIRL-SOTVO
HL 3) NEW EYE FOR LITTE GIRL-SOTVO NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP
BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP TEASE TWO---------
CAPE TEENS FAKE COPS-TC-VO-SS TZ2 TEEN SHARK ATTACK-VOTOPS
CAPE TEENS FAKE COPS-SOTVO TZ2 NASA TREADMILL-VOTOPS
DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP JP WXRATE OPEN-CLIP
NPD SHOOTING UPDATE-BNC-SS-VO WEATHER-PWC
FM GAS STATION ROBBERY-trxSSTOPS-OC WEATHER-WXWALL
I75 CAR ACCIDENT-OTS-VO TEEN SHARK ATTACK-OC-SOTVO-WIPE
FL WATERSPOUT-SSTOPS(2) TEEN SHARK ATTACK-SOTVO
DISNEY ACCIDENT-OTS LEE MEMORIAL TREADMILL-OTS-VO
OVERNIGHT CONDO FIRE-trxVOTOPS LEE MEMORIAL TREADMILL-SOTVO
OVERNIGHT CONDO FIRE-SOTVO ROLLER HOCKEY AT GERMAIN-OC-VO
DAS UPDATE-OTS-VO SUPERMOON TONIGHT-WIPE-VOTOPS
DAS UPDATE-SOTVO COMING UP NEXT-CLIP
FL SINKHOLE MAPS-OC-VIDBOX TEASE THREE-POP
COLLIER OIL DRILLING-trxVOTOPS-OC TZ3 A-VO-DISS
FL SCHOOL GRADES-2SH-FSCG TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
FL SCHOOL GRADES-SOT-OC 11PM TZ1) TALL BUILDING-VOTOPS-WIPE
EXTENDED HOURS LOW SCORES-OC-SS-OC 11PM TZ2) HOT TEMPS, KIDNEY STONES-VOTOPS
JOBS UP IN LEE CO-OTS-VO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
JOBS UP IN LEE CO-SOTVO LEBRON JAMES-SOTOPS
LEBRON TO CAVS-trxVOTOPS LEBRON JAMES-VOPOP
LEBRON TO CAVS-2SH-SOTVO LEBRON JAMES-VOTOPS
LEBRON TO CAVS-2SH LEBRON JAMES-SOTVO
NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP BRUNSON AWARDS-POP
TEASE ONE--------- BRUNSON AWARDS-PKG
TZ1 FL FAMILY OF BEARS-VOTOPS CHRIS SALE-VOTOPS
TZ1 NEW EYE FOR LITTE GIRL-VOTOPS CHRIS SALE-SOTTOPS
DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP JOHN DEERE-VOTOPS
FL PLANE BEING REMOVED-EBOX-OC-SS FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS
FL PLANE BEING REMOVED-VOTOPS GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT


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HEADLINES


TWO IMPOSTERS BUSTED--

THE SCHEME CAPE POLICE SAY THESE TEENS USED TO PLAY COPS ON THE ROAD--

AND WHY FAMILY MEMBERS SAY THEY SHOULDN'T BE PUNISHED.

PLUS --

THERE ARE MORE JOBS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

BUT IT'S GETTING HARDER TO SNAG ONE--

NOW AT 7--

WHY COMPANIES ARE REFUSING TO FILL THEIR OPENINGS.

It's the first step on a long journey

AND THE NEW JOURNEY FOR 3-YEAR-OLD VICTORIA BEGAN TODAY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA--

THE SCANDAL THAT THRUST HER INTO THE NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT--

THE DOG ATTACK THAT TOOK HER EYE--

AND THE LOCAL SURGEON WHO GAVE HER NEW ONE--

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


HL 1) CAPE TEENS FAKE COPS-SSTOPS


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HL 2) JOBS UP IN LEE CO-VOTOPS


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HL 3) NEW EYE FOR LITTE GIRL-SOTVO


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BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP


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CAPE TEENS FAKE COPS-TC-VO-SS


OUR BIG STORY AT SEVEN --

TWO CAPE CORAL TEENS ARE IN DEEP TROUBLE TONIGHT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY -- THEY PRETENDED TO BE POLICE OFFICERS.

POLICE SAY --

ANGEL TORRESS AND CHRISTIAN ITURBE TRIED TO PULL OVER A CAR LAST NIGHT --

BY USING A YOUTUBE VIDEO WITH RED AND BLUE FLASHING LIGHTS.

PLUS --

THEY EMPLOYED THEIR CAR'S HIGH-BEAMS TO MIMIC EMERGENCY LIGHTS.

IT WASN'T SUCCESSFUL.

THE DRIVER CALLED 9-1-1 -- AND POLICE LATER FOUND THE TEENS -- WHO ADMITTED TO THEIR FAKERY. Return to index of stories...


CAPE TEENS FAKE COPS-SOTVO


"We do utilize unmarked police cars at the Cape Coral police

department and when situations like this happen it undermines the

public trust" Det. Sgt. Dana Coston, CCPD

WE REACHED OUT TO THE TEENS' FAMILIES THIS AFTERNOON

THE MOTHER OF ONE SUSPECT SAYS -- THE BOYS WERE JUST BEING BOYS -- AND SHOULDN'T BE PUNISHED. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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NPD SHOOTING UPDATE-BNC-SS-VO


NEW INFORMATION TONIGHT -- SURROUNDING TWO NAPLES POLICE OFFICERS DEADLY DOMESTIC DISPUTE.

ABC-7 FOUND OUT -- SIX CHILDREN ARE INVOLVED IN THE D-C-F INVESTIGATION.

TONIGHT SERGEANT AMY YOUNG REMAINS IN THE HOSPITAL.

SHE WAS FOUND WITH A GUNSHOT WOUND TO THE FACE.

DEPUTIES FOUND HER LIVE-IN BOYFRIEND - OFFICER LUIS MONROIG DEAD INSIDE THE COUPLE'S ESTERO HOUSE.

IT HAPPENED WEDNESDAY IN THE LAKES OF ESTERO COMMUNITY.

ABC7 IS WORKING TO FIND OUT IF ANY OF THE CHILDREN WERE IN THE HOUSE AT THE TIME.

TONIGHT -- ALL SIX CHILDREN ARE WITH RELATIVES. Return to index of stories...


FM GAS STATION ROBBERY-trxSSTOPS-OC


A GOOD SAMARITAN HELPED AN OFF-DUTY FORT MYERS POLICE OFFICER CATCH A GAS STATION ROBBER.

THE OFFICER WAS FILLING HIS TANK --

WHEN SAMUEL SHAW BURST OUT OF THE STORE -- WITH A CUSTOMER CHASING AFTER HIM.

THE CUSTOMER TACKLED THE MAN.

THE OFFICER HELPED HOLD HIM UNTIL BACKUP ARRIVED. Return to index of stories...


I75 CAR ACCIDENT-OTS-VO


A TEENAGE PASSENGER CAUSED A MESS ON I-75 TODAY.

F-DOT CAMERAS SHOWED THE EMERGENCY CREWS RESPONDING TO THE CRASH THAT FOLLLOWED.

DETECTIVES SAY -- THE 17-YEAR-OLD GIRL GOT INTO AN ARGUMENT WITH THE 20 YEAR OLD DRIVER.

SHE DECIDED TO JERK THE WHEEL OF THE CAR --

CAUSING IT TO FLIP OVER.

. CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO ROLL OVER.

SHE GOT THROWN OUT.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT BOTH PEOPLE'S CONDITIONS. Return to index of stories...


FL WATERSPOUT-SSTOPS(2)


A FULLY-DEVELOPED WATERSPOUT FORMED IN CENTRAL FLORIDA ON THURSDAY.

IN FACT, THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOT MULTIPLE CALLS ABOUT IT.

THIS ONE FORMED ABOUT THREE MILES AWAY FROM PATRICK AIR FORCE BACE IN MELBOURNE.

EXPERTS SAY -- WATERSPOUTS ARE COMMON DURING FLORIDA SUMMERS. Return to index of stories...


DISNEY ACCIDENT-OTS


WHEN THEY SAY KEEP YOUR HANDS AND FEET INSIDE THE RIDE --

THEY MEAN IT.

A TOURIST LOST TWO FINGERTIPS --

WHILE RIDING AN ATTRACTION AT THE MAGIC KINGDOM IN ORLANDO.

WE'RE FINDING OUT EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED ON THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN RIDE THURSDAY.

BUT WE DO KNOW THIS GUY LOST THE FINGERTIPS OF HIS RING AND PINKY FINGER. Return to index of stories...


OVERNIGHT CONDO FIRE-trxVOTOPS


A CONDO FIRE SENT TWO PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL, OVERNIGHT.

IT HAPPENED AT PROVINCETOWN CONDOS -- NEAR COLLEGE PARKWAY, IN FORT MYERS.

ALL IT TOOK WAS A STOVETOP SET NEAR "LOW".

WE'RE TOLD THE SMOKE ALARM DIDN'T HAVE ANY BATTERIES, BUT LUCKILY THE HOMEOWNER WAS AWAKE.

THE HOMEOWNER TOLD ABC-7 -- HE TRIED TO FIGHT THE FIRE HIMSELF. Return to index of stories...


OVERNIGHT CONDO FIRE-SOTVO


Sloan "Its traumatic. I sucked in a lot smoke, they took me to the hospital made me feel better."

THE PROPERTY MANAGER HERE ISN'T SURE WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN TO THE CONDO WHERE THE FIRE HAPPENED.

AN INVESTIGATION CONTINUES, TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


DAS UPDATE-OTS-VO


MORE CONTROVERSY AT LEE COUNTY DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES.

A DIRECTOR AND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR WERE BOTH FIRED, THIS WEEK.

THEY RECENTLY SENT COMPLAINT LETTERS TO COMMISSIONERS.

TODAY COMMISSIONER CECIL PENDERGRASS SENT OUT A LETTER OF HIS OWN.

IN THAT LETTER -- PENDERGRASS REQUESTED INFO ABOUT ANY ANIMAL ABUSE OR HOARDING CASE, IN LEE COUNTY.

HE WANTS TO KEEP THE PUBLIC INFORMED. Return to index of stories...


DAS UPDATE-SOTVO


Commissioner Pendergrass, Lee County

20:16:14 "Just make sure that there's no perception that things are not being put out, I want to make sure everybody understands that from my office and district 2 that I will be happy to provide that information." 20:16:22

D-A-S IS CURRENTLY BEING RUN BY THE LEE COUNTY PARKS AND REC DIRECTOR, DAVE HARNER. Return to index of stories...


FL SINKHOLE MAPS-OC-VIDBOX


STATE GEOLOGISTS ARE ON THEIR WAY TO CREATING A STATEWIDE MAP --

SHOWING EXACTLY WHERE SINKHOLES ARE MOST LIKELY TO FORM.

THE FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY VISITED ABOUT 230 SPOTS AROUND FLORIDA --

SAMPLING AND STUDYING THE LAND.

THE STUDY NOW MOVES TO THE STATEWIDE PHASE.

THE GOAL IS TO PREDICT WHERE SINKHOLES WILL STRIKE --

AND PREVENT WHAT HAPPENED HERE, WHEN A HOUSE FELL INTO A SINKHOLE. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER OIL DRILLING-trxVOTOPS-OC


NEW TONIGHT --

THE DAN A HUGHES COMPANY HAS DECIDED NOT TO DRILL ANY NEW OIL WELLS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THEY'RE DONE --

FACING CRITICISM OF THEIR METHODS FROM COLLIER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND A LIST OF DEMANDS FROM THE STATE.

THEY WANTED TO DRILL AT A SITE SOUTH OF LAKE TRAFFORD.

BUT ENCOUNTERD SIGNIFICANT BRUSHBACK.

THE COMPANY WILL KEEP DRILLING AT THE RECENTLY COMPLETED HOGAN WELL. Return to index of stories...


FL SCHOOL GRADES-2SH-FSCG


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAINTAINED THEIR GRADE OR IMPROVED ON LAST YEAR.

STATE LEADERS REVEALED RESULTS TODAY.

LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES RECEIVED A "B" GRADE.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY EARNED A "C".

THIS IS THE LAST YEAR GRADES WILL BE CALCULATED USING THIS FORMULA.

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FL SCHOOL GRADES-SOT-OC


"We have new standards, we are getting familiar with our new standards as part of the new assessment a lot of our summer professional development has been around those new standards."

NEXT YEAR THE GRADING SYSTEM WILL SUPPORT THE HARSHER FLORIDA STANDARDS WHICH WILL REPLACE THE FCAT. Return to index of stories...


EXTENDED HOURS LOW SCORES-OC-SS-OC


ALSO HAPPENING NEXT YEAR --

SEVERAL LOCAL SCHOOLS WILL HAVE AN EXTRA HOUR OF CLASS ADDED TO THEIR SCHOOL DAY.

THAT'S BECAUSE THEY'RE ON THE "LOW 300" LIST.

NINE LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS --

AND SEVEN COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOLS.

IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY -- NONE.

FOR MORE ON THIS YEAR'S SCHOOL GRADES --

HEAD OVER TO ABC-DASH-7-DOT-COM. Return to index of stories...


JOBS UP IN LEE CO-OTS-VO


ABC-7 DISCOVERED THOUSANDS OF JOBS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. ARE REMAINING UNFILLED.

EXPERTS AT 'SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WORKS' SAY EMPLOYERS HAVE GOTTEN PICKY.

THEY SAY MANY APPLICANTS ARE NOT CERTIFIED IN CERTAIN FIELDS --

OR THEY DON'T HAVE ENOUGH EXPERIENCE.

THAT'S WHY MANAGERS ARE LEAVING THE JOBS OPEN -- WAITING FOR THE RIGHT PERSON. Return to index of stories...


JOBS UP IN LEE CO-SOTVO


13:48:30-13:48:41 -- If you want to build a

quality organization and if you want to have a good company that's

going to take care of your customers, you'll always need good people.

William Oleksinski/ business manager

CAREER EXPERTS SAY THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IS SEEING THE BIGGEST GROWTH IN HIRING --

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LEBRON TO CAVS-trxVOTOPS


THREE WORDS BECAME THE BIGGEST TALKER OF THE DAY.

LEBRON JAMES SAID "I'M COMING HOME."

AND TONIGHT, MIAMI HEAT FANS AREN'T ENTHUSED.

AFTER KING JAMES ANNOUNCED HE'S SIGNING BACK WITH THE CLEVELAND CAVALIERS --

SOMEONE DEFACED THIS MURAL IN DOWNTOWN MIAMI. Return to index of stories...


LEBRON TO CAVS-2SH-SOTVO


SOUTH FLORIDA IS FEELING EXACTLY WHAT CLEVELAND FELT IN 2010.

JUST 4-YEARS AGO -- WE HEARD THE four time-NBA MVP SAY THESE FAMOUS WORDS.

SOT LeBron James

"I'm going to take my talents to South Beach."

BUT NOT FOR LONG --

AFTER A DISSAPPOINTING N-B-A FINALS LOSS --

JAMES -- IS HEADED BACK TO WHERE IT ALL STARTED, THE CLEVELEND CAVALIERS. Return to index of stories...


LEBRON TO CAVS-2SH


WHILE IN MIAMI -- JAMES HELPED THE TEAM WIN TWO CHAMPIONSHIPS.

BUT REACTION IS MIXED.

COMING UP --

ABC-7 SPORTS ANCHOR BRAD SHELGREN WILL HAVE MUCH MORE ON THE BIG MOVE -- AND WHAT THIS MEANS FOR THE FUTURE OF BOTH TEAMS. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE ONE---------


A FAMILY OF BEARS -- CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

PLUNDERING?

OR PLAYING?

THE MUST-SEE VIDEO -- ALL NEW AT SEVEN.

PLUS --

A LITTLE MISSISSIPPI GIRL -- THRUST INTO THE HEADLINES AFTER BEING ATTACKED BY PITBULLS

TONIGHT -- A BIG STEP IN HER RECOVERY.

THE PROCEDURE FOR VICTORIA.

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TZ1 FL FAMILY OF BEARS-VOTOPS


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TZ1 NEW EYE FOR LITTE GIRL-VOTOPS


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DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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FL PLANE BEING REMOVED-EBOX-OC-SS


ABC7 SHOWED THE VIEW FROM ABOVE YESTERDAY --

WHEN A SMALL PLANE CRASHED INTO A CENTRAL FLORIDA BUSINESS.

TONIGHT --

WE'RE GETTING A NEW ANGLE.

CREWS ON THE GROUND WORKING TO REMOVE THE PLANE FROM THAT BUSINESS' ROOF IN TITUSVILLE.

ACCORDING TO OUR CENTRAL FLORIDA AFFILIATE --

PEOPLE WERE WORKING IN THE BUILDING DURING THE CRASH. Return to index of stories...


FL PLANE BEING REMOVED-VOTOPS


AND THIS IS WHAT IT LOOKS -- ON THE INSIDE NOW.

EMPLOYEES SAY -- THEY HEARD A BIG BOOM -- AND THEY SAW THE PLANE COME THROUGH THE ROOF.

NOBODY GOT HURT.

THE F-A-A IS STILL INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


FL FAMILY OF BEARS ON CAM-trxVOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS VIDEO -- TAKEN IN CENTRAL FLORIDA.

A PERSON RECORDED WHAT APPEARS TO BE A FAMILY OF BEARS -- WANDERING AROUND A RENOVATION PROJECT.

THE MEAN SAYS -- THE BEARS WEREN'T BOTHERING ANYONE.

JUST HANGING OUT ON THE COURT.

THEN -- THEY MADE THEIR WAY BACK INTO THE WOODS. Return to index of stories...


NM GIANT SNAKE IN TRUCK-OTS-VO


A WOMAN WAS TERRIFIED WHEN SHE FOUND OUT WHAT CAUSED HER CAR TO BREAK DOWN.

SOMETHING YOU'D USUALLY FIND IN THE JUNGLE -- A HUGE 20-POUND SNAKE UNDER THE HOOD OF HER CAR.

AN OFFICER PULLED OVER AND HELPED.

WITH NO FEAR, THE OFFICER TOOK THE SNAKE OFF THE ENGINE, AND BABYSAT IT UNTIL ANIMAL CONTROL GOT THERE.

POLICE BELIEVE THE SNAKE IS SOMEONE'S PET. Return to index of stories...


NEW EYE FOR LITTE GIRL-2SH-VO


THE LITTLE THREE YEAR OLD MISSISSIPPI GIRL -- MAULED BY THREE DOGS IN APRIL, TOOK A BIG STEP, TODAY.

SHE RECEIVED HER FIRST PROSTHETIC EYE!

VICTORIA'S FAMILY POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA CLAIMING THEY WERE KICKED OUT OF A MISSISSIPPI K-F-C BECAUSE OF VICTORIA'S SCARS.

A NEWSPAPER REPORTS --

THAT WAS A HOAX.

BUT THAT HASN'T STOPPED PETERS AND LAS VEGAS PLASTIC SURGEON FRANK STILE FROM STEPPING IN. Return to index of stories...


NEW EYE FOR LITTE GIRL-SOTVO


Dr. Frank Stile, Las Vegas plastic surgeon

13:46:04-:10

It makes me a lot more grateful for what I have and it makes me what to do a lot more.

Raymond Peters, Prosthetic Eye Specialist

05:52-:57

My interest and focus was on helping this baby, so I didn't even give it a thought.

PETERS SAYS VICTORIA WILL PROBABLY NEED 15 TO 20 PROSTHETIC EYES UNTIL SHE'S FULLY GROWN.

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NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO---------


THE CENTRAL FLORIDA TEEN -- BITTEN BY A SHARK THIS WEEK -- SPEAKING OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME.

HIS RESPONSE -- WHEN ASKED WHETHER HE'LL RETURN TO THE WATER ANYTIME SOON.

PLUS --

A LITTLE PIECE OF NASA -- RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

HOW A TREADMILL BUILT FOR ASTRONAUTS --

IS HELPING BREAKING BARRIERS, TONIGHT.

NEXT -- ON 7. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 TEEN SHARK ATTACK-VOTOPS


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TZ2 NASA TREADMILL-VOTOPS


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JP WXRATE OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


STORM CHANCES FOR THE WEEKEND

Scattered showers and storms again developed on Friday, but the coverage was lower courtesy of some Saharan dust working through the area. What storms are left will diminish this evening, as temps fall into the 70s. Expect a quiet overnight, with lows in the mid 70s.

Rain and storm chances continue heading into the weekend. We'll see plenty of morning sunshine across the area, with scattered showers and storms developing in the PM hours.

The Saharan dust will be making its exit on Saturday, so coverage of storms may again be lower than usual. Highs on Saturday will be in the low 90s.

The threat for storms will continue into Sunday. Once again, expect a dry morning with partly cloudy skies and showers and storms popping up in the PM hours. Highs on Sunday will be in the low 90s.

The typical July weather pattern looks to continue into next week. Monday & Tuesday will also feature PM showers and storms across the area, with highs in the low 90s.

There are some indications that by midweek some dry air may work into Southwest Florida. This would lower the rain and storm chances from Wednesday thru Friday, but likely not eliminate the threat. Temps will hold in the low 90s.

Tropical Update

It is very quiet in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea and the open waters of the Atlantic as we head into the weekend. With Saharan dust in the area, it will be difficult for any tropical disturbances to develop.

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


TEEN SHARK ATTACK-OC-SOTVO-WIPE


A CENTRAL FLORIDA TEEN IS NOW RE-LIVING THE MOMENT A SHARK CLAMPED DOWN ON HIS FOOT.

I started ripping my foot away from it and it wouldn't let go so I just had to rip it out of its mouth.

14-YEAR-OLD TRISTEN DURHAM WAS BIT BY THAT SHARK --

WHILE SURFING NEAR A NEW SMYRNA BEACH JETTY.

HE SAYS THE PREDATOR CAME OUT OF NOWHERE. Return to index of stories...


TEEN SHARK ATTACK-SOTVO


At first when I got bit it didn't hurt as bad I was all adrenaline so when I was paddling in I didn't even feel it just looked at my foot and I seen it and I felt really weird I didn't want to look at it again I was going to pass out.

THIS IS THE FIFTH SHARK BITE IN VOLUSIA COUNTY THIS YEAR --

ALL IN THE SAME AREA, RIGHT AT A BEACH DUBBED THE SHARK BITE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD. Return to index of stories...


LEE MEMORIAL TREADMILL-OTS-VO


ABC-7 IS GETTING AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT A NASA ENGINEERED PIENCE OF EQUIPMENT -- THAT'S HELPING GIVE SOME PATIENTS AT LEE MEMORIAL ANOTHER CHANCE AT WALKING.

ITS A BRAND NEW ANTI GRAVITY TREADMILL CALLED THE ALTER G.

BEFORE PATIENTS USED IT -- ASTRONAUTS USED IT TO RE-FAMILARIZE THEMSELVES WITH GRAVITY.

IT'S ONLY BEEN AT LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOR A WEEK- BUT IT'S ALREADY MADE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE TO ONE PATIENT. Return to index of stories...


LEE MEMORIAL TREADMILL-SOTVO


Nancy Markey, Fort Myers

:5:24 this is the best thing I've ever done for myself. I didnt

realize how anxious I was to take a step, before I came here and

started working.

:10

THE ALTER G MACHINE USES DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE TO HELP SUPPORT THE PATIENT'S BODY WHILE THEY WALK.

THERAPIST SAY IT HELPS PATIENTS START THE REHAB PROCESS SOONER-- AND GET THEM BETTER, QUICKER. Return to index of stories...


ROLLER HOCKEY AT GERMAIN-OC-VO


PUCKS ARE FLYING HIGH AT GERMAIN ARENA.

THE NORTH AMERICAN ROLLER HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP HAS RETURNED.

MORE THAN 300 TEAMS ARE COMPETING FROM EIGHT DIFFERENT COUNTIRES.

ITS FREE FOR FAMILIES TO COME OUT AND WATCH.

THE EVENT RUNS TWO-PLUS WEEKS UNTIL THE 27TH. Return to index of stories...


SUPERMOON TONIGHT-WIPE-VOTOPS


THE SUMMER OF SUPERMOONS KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND.

NASA SAYS THIS SUMMER'S FULL MOONS WILL ALL BE "SUPERMOONS."

THAT MEANS THEY'LL APPEAR BIGGER AND BRIGHTER.

THE FIRST WILL BE VISIBLE TONIGHT -- AND TOMORROW NIGHT.

IT WILL HAPPEN AGAIN AUGUST 10TH AND SEPTEMBER 9TH.

EXPERTS SAY THE ONE ON AUGUST 10TH WILL LIKELY BE THE BRIGHTEST. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT-CLIP


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TEASE THREE-POP


A NUMBER OF LOCAL SPORT LEGENDS UNDER ON ROOF TONIGHT IN FORT MYERS-- WE'LL HEAR FROM ONE OF THOSE LEGENDS NEXT---

PLUS-- IF YOU BEEN HIDING UNDER A ROCK-- LEBRON JAMES HAS MADE HIS DECISION--- HERE'S A HINT THAT HE'S NOT STAYING IN MIAMI---- Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A-VO-DISS


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TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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11PM TZ1) TALL BUILDING-VOTOPS-WIPE


TALLER THAN THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING!

A NEW SKYSCRAPER IS COMING TO NEW YORK.

AT 11 --

A LOOK AT WHAT WILL BE THE WORLD'S TALLEST RESIDENTAL BUILDING.

WHY IT'S NOT GETTING A WARM WELCOME. Return to index of stories...


11PM TZ2) HOT TEMPS, KIDNEY STONES-VOTOPS


COULD LIVING IN FLORIDA --

BE MESSING WITH YOUR HEALTH.

THE PAINFUL SIDE EFFECT -- LINKED TO HOT WEATHER. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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LEBRON JAMES-SOTOPS


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LEBRON JAMES-VOPOP


THE BEST PLAYER IN THE WORLD--- IS GOING BACK TO THE ONLY PLACE IN THE WORLD--- THAT HE CONSIDERERS HOME--- LEBRON JAMES IS RETURNING TO CLEVELAND--- FOR SOME UNFINISHED BUSINESS -- AS HE TOLD SPORTS ILLUSTRATED-- I'M READY FOR THE CHALLENGE -- I''M COMING HOME--- Return to index of stories...


LEBRON JAMES-VOTOPS


JAMES ANNOUNCED HIS DECISION-- TO RETURN TO CLEVELAND-- IN AN ESSAY IN SPORTS ILLUSTRATED--- SAYING HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH NORTHEASTERN OHIO IS BIGGER THAN BASKETBALL-----

LEBRON GREW IN AKRON, OHIO--- GOT DRAFTED BY THE CLEVELAND CAVALIERS-- AND SPENT 7 YEARS WITH THE CAVS---

THEN FOUR YEARS AGO--- HE OF COURSE LEFT HIS ROOTS---- FOR THE BRIGHT SKIES OF MIAMI---

AND THEY WERE-- VERY BRIGHT-- 2 NBA TITLES IN FOUR YEARS-- IN SOUTH BEACH----

LEBRON TOLD SPORTS ILLUSTRATED -- THE HARDEST THING TO LEAVE-- IS WHAT HE BUILT WITH THOSE GUYS---

BUT IN THE END-- HE SAID -- WHAT'S MOST IMPORTANT RIGHT NOW IS TO BRING A TROPHY HOME TO NORTHEAST OHIO---

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LEBRON JAMES-SOTVO


CONTINUE VO

NOT ALL IS LOST IN MIAMI-- THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS REPORTING -- CHRIS BOSH WILL RESIGN WITH THE HEAT----

--- AGREEING TO A 5 YEAR DEAL WORTH 118 MILLION DOLLARS---- Return to index of stories...


BRUNSON AWARDS-POP


SPEAKING OF HOMETOWN HEROES--- WE'VE GOT PLENTY UNDER ONE ROOF TONIGHT IN FORT MYERS--- AT THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS--- FROM COLLEGE ALL-AMERICANS-- TO NFL STARS--- IT'S A REAL WHO'S WHO -- OF LOCAL SPORTS LEGENDS---

SPEAKING OF LEGENDS-- OUR RISHI BARRAN IS AT THE AWARDS TONIGHT--- RUBBING SHOULDERS WITH SOME OF THE BEST ATHLETES IN LEE COUNTY HISTORY--- Return to index of stories...


BRUNSON AWARDS-PKG


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CHRIS SALE-VOTOPS


FGCU GREAT CHRIS SALE IS OFF TO THE ALL-STAR GAME FOR THE 3RD TIME IN HIS CAREER---

SALE -- THE ACE OF THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX PITCHING STAFF-- WITH AN 8-1 RECORD---

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CHRIS SALE-SOTTOPS


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JOHN DEERE-VOTOPS


LET'S PLAY SOME GOLF-- JOHN DEERE CLASSIC---

ZACH JOHNSON GETTING CREATIVE--- USING A FAIRWAY WOOD-- TO PUTT THIS IN--- NICE-- JOHNSON-- LEADING AT 12 UNDER PAR---

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