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DIRECTORS PAGE NEXT AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP TEASE ONE------------
MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-VOTOPS 2SHOT POP TZ1A LOCAL FACEBOOK PURGE-SOTVO
MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-SAT1-RTR1 TZ1 B HELICOPTER CRASH ON CAMERA-VOTOPS
MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-BACKUP PKG JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-OC TAG FORECAST-PHC
DEVELOPING NEWS-CLIP FORECAST-WXWALL
CAPTIVA PLANE TAKING OFF-VOTOPS LOCAL FACEBOOK PURGE-SOTTOPS VO CONT IN POP
CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-VO IN TCMON SS LOCAL FACEBOOK PURGE-VO2 WIPE
CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-VO 2 LOCAL FACEBOOK PURGE-SOTVO
CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-SOTVO WIPE FAKE TSA AGENT GROPES FEMALE PASSENGERS-OC VO
CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-SOTVO HELICOPTER CRASH CAUGHT ON CAMERA-TRX VO TOPS
COVERAGE WRAP TZ 530-OC 20 MILLION DOLLARS IN ART IN CAPE CORAL-VO IN TCMO
GAY MARRIAGE-POP NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
PULLEN ARRESTED-OC SS TEASE TWO------------
ID THEFTS FOLLOW-OC VO WIPE TZ2 A MOM VACAY-VOTOPS-WIPE
ID THEFTS FOLLOW-SOTVO TZ2 B FL SHARK BITE-VOTOPS
CRIST RUNNING MATE-OC SS OC MOM VACAY-POP
FL REDISTRICTING-OC VO MOM VACAY-PKG
PALESTINIAN AMERICAN TEENAGER IN TAMPA-OC VO WIPE FL SHARK BITE-OC VO WIPE
PALESTINIAN AMERICAN TEENAGER IN TAMPA-SOTVO FL SHARK BITE-SOTVO
PURSE SNATCHINGS-OTS VO WIPE NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
PURSE SNATCHINGS-SOTVO TEASE THREE------------
CARJACKING ARREST-OC SS OC TZ3 A MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-VO
CHIKUNGUNYA CASES-VO IN POP TZ3 B CA BANK ROBBER-NATSVO
BREATH TESTS-POP VO WIPE TZ3 C DOG SAVES BOY-VO
BREATH TESTS-SOTVO FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


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BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-VOTOPS 2SHOT POP


TRAGEDY IN THE AIR-

THIS IS WHAT'S LEFT OF A MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT FROM AMSTERDAM TO KUALA LAMPUR

THERE'S WRECKAGE AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE.

AND WE'VE JUST LEARNED --

THE U-S BELIEVES A SURFACE-TO-AIR MISSILE BROUGHT THIS PLANE DOWN.

GOOD EVENING, I'M COURTNEY ROBINSON.

AND I'M JEFF BUTERA.

ALMOST 300 PEOPLE WERE ON-BOARD THIS PLANE WHEN IT CRASHED THIS MORNING. --

TONIGHT --

ABC'S MARCI GONZALEZ IS LIVE WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-SAT1-RTR1


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MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-BACKUP PKG


THE FIERY MOMENT - OF IMPACT -

A PASSENGER JET WITH 295 PEOPLE ON BOARD- - CRASHING THIS MORNING IN UKRAINE

- NEAR THE RUSSIAN BORDER.

MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 17 -TRAVELING FROM AMSTERDAM TO KUALA LUMPUR WAS

BELIEVED TO BE FLYING AT ABOUT 33-THOUSAND FEET WHEN AIRLINE OFFICIALS SAYS

THEY LOST CONTACT WITH THE BOEING TRIPLE- 7.

THE CAUSE - STILL UNCLEAR -

BUT EXPERTS SAY - SINCE THE DEBRIS IS REPORTEDLY SCATTERED OVER A 10 MILE

AREA - THEY SUSPECT THIS MAY HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY A BOMB OR MISSLE.

GANYARD tells me that airplaine or the pars of the airplaine. came apart

in mid air. Which is why you had bodies as the airplaine descended would be

strewn in a large area. If they were in just one place it would tell us it

stayed intact all the way to impact.

THIS SCENE - UNFOLDING IN THE AREA WHERE TENSIONS BETWEEN UKRAINE, PRO-

RUSSIAN REBELS AND THE KREMLIN HAVE BEEN ESCALATING.

IN THE PAST WEEK- UKRAINE CLAIMED RUSSIA SHOT DOWN TWO OF ITS MILITARY

PLANES-

ONE FACTOR BEHIND PRESIDENT OBAMA'S INCREASED SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA

ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY.

THE PRESIDENT TODAY- SAYING THE U-S WILL HELP WITH THE CRASH INVESTIGATION -

OBAMA: The United States will offer any assistance we can to help determine

what happened and why. And as a country, our thoughts and prayers are with

all the families of the passengers, wherever they call home

THIS- ANOTHER - NIGHTMARE INVOLVING MALAYSIA AIRLINES - JUST MORE THAN 4

MONTHS AFTER FLIGHT 370 - MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEARED.

APTN:2207 SHOCK, YOU GET THIS SICK FEELING IN YOUR STOMACH.

FAMILIES - NOW WAITING FOR INFORMATION

AS INVESTIGATORS MAKE THEIR WAY TO THE STILL SCENE. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-OC TAG


A-B-C NEWS IS AIRING A SPECIAL HOUR-LONG "WORLD NEWS WITH DIANE SAWYER" TONIGHT --

FOCUSING ON THIS TRAGEDY.

IT'LL RUN FROM 630 TO 730.

ABC 7 NEWS WILL THEN START AT 730. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS-CLIP


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CAPTIVA PLANE TAKING OFF-VOTOPS


NEW AT 5-

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTO THE ABC 7 NEWSROOM OF THE PLANE THAT CRASHED YESTERDAY NEAR CAPTIVA.

THIS IS THE PLANE TAKING OFF FROM THE SALTY APPROACH AIRPORT ON NORTH CAPTIVA ISLAND.

OFFICIALS SAY ABOUT AN HOUR LATER THE PILOT CRASHED INTO THE GULF. Return to index of stories...


CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-VO IN TCMON SS


EARLY 24 HOURS LATER-

THAT PLANE IS STILL IN THE WATER.

HERE'S WHAT ABC7 LEARNED.

THE PILOT WAS GREGG HOWARD FROM SAINT PETERSBURG. Return to index of stories...


CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-VO 2


HE CRASHED WHILE TRYING TO LAND DURING A NASTY STORM JUST BEFORE 6 LAST NIGHT.

THE WING OF THE SINGLE ENGINE PIPER PA-32 IS STICKING OUT OF THE WATER.

CREWS ARE STILL LOOKING FOR HOWARD.

RIGHT NOW -- FOUR DIVE CREWS ARE IN THE WATER LOOKING FOR HOWARD.

TONIGHT - ABC7 HAS AUDIO OF THE PILOT ASKING THE CONTROL TOWER ABOUT THE STORMS BEFORE HE CRASHED.

LISTEN. Return to index of stories...


CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-SOTVO WIPE


23 I uh. have a question about the weather I was looking at.shows Captiva Tower: I've got probably 270 degrees of this airport block by precipitation

WITNESSES TELLS US THE SIDE OF THE PLANE SLAMMED INTO THE WATER.

ONE MAN GOT IN HIS BOAT TO LOOK FOR THE PILOT - BUT WAS AFRAID TO JUMP INTO THE WATER. Return to index of stories...


CAPTIVA PLANE CRASH-SOTVO


:00-:06 Allison Scraub, Witness "He was turned sideways when he went in. it didn't look right. I was like. something's gotta be wrong.

Erick Bush, Witness:06-:13 "I didn't want to be hung up in something down there and drown with him. but I knew somebody was in there."

WE'RE TOLD HOWARD WAS MAKING SOME BACK AND FORTH TRIPS FROM FORT MYERS TO GET SUPPLIES FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE HOUSE HE AND HIS WIFE OWN ON CAPTIVA.

THE N-T-S-B IS NOW IN CONTROL OF THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE WRAP TZ 530-OC


STAY WITH ABC 7 BOTH ON AIR AND ONLINE AS WE FOLLOW THE RECOVERY EFFORTS. Return to index of stories...


GAY MARRIAGE-POP


NEW AT 5 --

A LANDMARK RULING IN FLORIDA.

A JUDGE HAS OVERTURNED FLORIDA'S BAN ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE.

MARRIAGE LICENSES COULD BE ISSUED AS EARLY AS NEXT TUESDAY.

THE MONROE COUNTY JUDGE SAYS THE BAN ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE MAKES GAY COUPLES SECOND-CLASS CITIZENS.

AND THAT VIOLATES THE CONSTITUTION.

BUT --

HIS DECISION IS LIMITED TO ONLY MONROE COUNTY, WHICH COVERS THE KEYS.

THAT COUNTY CAN NOW ISSUE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES.

WE'RE WAITING ON A DECISION FROM A MIAMI-DADE COUNTY JUDGE ON THIS ISSUE TOO.

BUT --

CHARLOTTE, COLLIER, AND LEE COUNTY COURT CLERKS CONFIRMED --

THEY WILL NOT START ISSUING SAME-SEX MARRIAGES LICENSES BECAUSE OF TODAY'S RULING.

AND FLORIDA ATTORNEY GENERAL PAM BONDI HAS ALREADY ANNOUNCED HER OFFICE WILL APPEAL THE DECISION. Return to index of stories...


PULLEN ARRESTED-OC SS


WE HAVE BREAKING NEWS AT 5!

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES HAVE *RE-CAPTURED* A FELON.

THEY SAY OCTAVIUS PULLEN LED THEM ON A HIGH-SPEED CHASE LAST WEEK.

PULLEN WAS CHARGED WITH *SEVEN* FELONIES THAT DAY --

BUT RELEASED ON BOND.

*THEN* --

DEPUTIES GOT *MORE* EVIDENCE AGAINST PULLEN, AND WANTED TO CHARGE HIM WITH ARMED BURGLARY AND GRAND THEFT.

AND WE JUST GOT WORD THEY'VE CAUGHT HIM AGAIN AND HE'LL FACE THOSE NEW CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


ID THEFTS FOLLOW-OC VO WIPE


NEW DETAILS IN THE EAST NAPLES FAKE IDENTITY BUST

TONIGHT ABC7 IS TALKING TO THE OWNER OF INCREDIBLE FRESH FOR THE FIRST TIME

WE WENT TO THE JAIL WHERE FAMILY MEMBERS ARE WAITING FOR THEIR LOVED ONES TO BE BONDED OUT.

YESTERDAY THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE FRAUD SERVED A SEARCH WARRANT AT INCREDIBLY FRESH.

AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED ALMOST 90 PERCENT OF THE EMPLOYEES AT THIS FACILITY WERE WORKING UNDER FAKE IDENTITIES.

MANAGEMENT SAYS THEY DIDN'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT IT.

AND WITH ABOUT 100 CUSTOMERS TO SERVE, THEY'RE DOING WHATEVER THEY CAN TO MAKE SURE THEY DON'T MISS ANY BUSINESS.

THE OWNER WAS OUT OF TOWN WHEN IT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


ID THEFTS FOLLOW-SOTVO


Alfie Oakes

150713 Our main focus is not to lose production and continue to move along and we feel like we've done a good job from what theyre telling me everything is operational and moving forward.

OAKES SAYS HE HAS NOT YET BEEN CONTACTED BY AUTHORITIES. HE'S DENYING ALLEGATIONS THAT MANAGEMENT HELPED PEOPLE GET FAKE DOCUMENTS. Return to index of stories...


CRIST RUNNING MATE-OC SS OC


CHARLIE CRIST PICKED HIS RUNNING MATE FOR GOVERNOR TODAY.

AND SHE'S A RELATIVE UNKNOWN.

CRIST TAPPED MIAMI BUSINESS-WOMAN ANNETTE TADDEO.

SHE'S THE FOUNDER AND C-E-O OF LANGUAGESPEAK.

THAT'S A TRANSLATING COMPANY.

BUT SHE'S GOT A BACKGROUND IN POLITICS TOO.

SHE ONCE RAN FOR CONGRESS.

AND SHE SERVED AS CHAIR OF THE MIAMI-DADE DEMOCRATIC PARTY.

CRIST IS FACING FORMER STATE SENATOR NAN RICH IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


FL REDISTRICTING-OC VO


FLORIDA LAWMAKERS CALL IT "IMPOSSIBLE" --

FOR THEM TO REDRAW TWO CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS BEFORE NOVEMBER'S ELECTION.

LAST WEEK --

A JUDGE RULED THOSE TWO DISTRICTS "UNCONSTITUTIONAL" --

SAYING THEY WERE DRAWN TO HELP REPUBLICANS.

A JUDGE IS NOW DECIDING ON WHETHER LAWMAKERS *CAN* WAIT TIL AFTER THE ELECTION TO RE-DRAW THEM.

THERE WAS A HEARING TODAY, AND ANOTHER ONE SCHEDULED. Return to index of stories...


PALESTINIAN AMERICAN TEENAGER IN TAMPA-OC VO WIPE


A TAMPA TEEN BEATEN BY ISRAELI OFFICERS IS BACK IN THE U-S TONIGHT AND HAS A MESSAGE FOR AMERICANS.

SUPPORTERS MET TARIQ KHDEIR IN THE AIRPORT LAST NIGHT.

HE SAYS HE SUFFERED HEAD TRAUMA DURING THE ATTACK TWO WEEKS AGO.

OFFICERS ARRESTED THE PALESTINIAN-AMERICAN TEEN DURING A PROTEST.

ISRAELI AUTHORITIES CLAIM HE WAS PART OF A VIOLENT GROUP PROTESTING HIS COUSIN'S MURDER.

KHDEIR SAYS HE WAS NOT PROTESTING. Return to index of stories...


PALESTINIAN AMERICAN TEENAGER IN TAMPA-SOTVO


Tariq Abu Khdeir "I want to ask you all to please remember my cousin Mohammed and the 36 kids

that died in Gaza. And over the past several days. They have names like

mine. I hope the violence will stop for their sake. No child - whether they

are Palestinian or Israeli - deserves to die that way."

THE TEEN WAS HOSPITALIZED AND SERVED NINE DAYS OF HOUSE ARREST. Return to index of stories...


PURSE SNATCHINGS-OTS VO WIPE


LADIES-

WATCH YOUR PURSES.

NEW AT 5-

IN JUST ONE WEEK THIEVES STOLE PURSES FROM TWO WOMEN AT DIFFERENT SUPERMARKET PARKING LOTS IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES ARE NOW WARNING WOMEN TO BE CAREFUL WHEN TRAVELLING FROM THE CHECKOUT LINE TO THEIR CARS.

YESTERDAY PURSE SNATCHERS STRUCK AT THE PUBLIX ON COCHRAN BOULEVARD.

THEY TARGETED A 61 YEAR OLD WOMAN.

SHE SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES AFTER THIEVES DRAGGED HER BY HER PURSE STRAP UNTIL IT BROKE. Return to index of stories...


PURSE SNATCHINGS-SOTVO


CORNELIA SCHAAD/GROCERY SHOPPER

"I'm not surprised and yet I am and I feel very bad for the lady that was dragged by a vehicle and I realize how fortunate I was that that didn't happen to me."

DEPUTIES SAY THEY'RE NOT SURE IF THE TWO CASES ARE RELATED. Return to index of stories...


CARJACKING ARREST-OC SS OC


FORT MYERS OFFICERS ARRESTED TWO PEOPLE THEY SAY CAR JACKED A SALESMAN.

THE DUO IS IN JAIL.

OFFICERS SAY YESTERDAY A SALESMAN AT CAR FINDER UNLIMITED IN FORT MYERS WAS TRYING TO SELL THEM A CAR.

HE TOOK THEM ON A TEST DRIVE AND CLAIMS THEY PULLED A KNIFE ON HIM, KICKED HIM OUT OF THE CAR AND DROVE OFF.

INVESTIGATORS FOUND BOTH AT AN APARTMENT COMPLEX.

THE STOLEN HONDA CIVIC WAS FOUND DITCHED IN THE WOODS. Return to index of stories...


CHIKUNGUNYA CASES-VO IN POP


JUST ONE HOUR AGO --

THE FLORIDA HEALTH DEPARTMENT CONFIRMED THE FIRST CASES OF *LOCALLY-ACQUIRED* CHIKUNGUNYA.

THAT'S THE VIRUS MOSQUITOS SPREAD.

LET ME EXPLAIN WHY THIS MATTERS.

WE'VE SEEN MORE THAN 80 CASES OF CHICK-V THIS YEAR IN FLORIDA.

BUT THEY'VE ALWAYS INVOLVED PEOPLE WHO TRAVELED TO THE CARIBBEAN AND GOT IT THERE.

THESE TWO NEWS CASES -- ONE IN MIAMI DADE AND ONE IN PALM BEACH COUNTY -- INVOLVE PEOPLE WHO DIDN'T LEAVE FLORIDA.

CHICKUNGUNYA'S NOT LIFE-THREATENING.

BUT PAINFUL SYMPTOMS INCLUDE FEVER AND SEVERE JOINT PAIN. Return to index of stories...


BREATH TESTS-POP VO WIPE


DOCTORS MAY SOON BE ABLE TO TELL IF YOU'RE SICK --

FROM YOUR BREATH.

RESEARCHERS HAVE BEEN STUDYING WHETHER A SIMPLE BREATH TEST CAN DETECT LIVER DISEASE, KIDNEY DISEASE, HEART DISEASE.

THEIR RESULTS ARE AMAZING.

IN A RECENT PILOT STUDY --

THE BREATH TEST PROVED 100-PERCENT ACCURATE AT IDENTIFYING PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE. Return to index of stories...


BREATH TESTS-SOTVO


"We were so surprised by it that we actually did it twice!"

"Anything in your blood that is potentially volatile will end up showing up in your

breath."

DOCTORS CLAIM THEY CAN DETECT LUNG CANCER WITH THE TEST, AS WELL AS ACUTE ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS.

THAT'S A CONDITION THAT HAS NO DIAGNOSTIC TEST.

THIS IS STILL IN THE TESTING PHRASE.

BUT DOCTORS SAY THIS COULD BE LIFE-CHANGING. Return to index of stories...


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


Rebecca Meeks, Social Media Purge - "This is what entertains people. Which is sick.

PICTURES OF NAKED GIRLS.

EXPOSING DARK SECRETS.

THE TEEN ****PURGE*** ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

HOW A HORROR MOVIE IS SPARKING A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS MOVEMENT IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO KEEP YOUR CHILDREN SAFE TONIGHT.

A DEADLY HELICOPTER CRASH CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

WHAT HAPPENED MID-AIR TO BRING DOWN THIS RESCUE HELICOPTER PLUS - THE MAN WHO SURVIVED.

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


TZ1A LOCAL FACEBOOK PURGE-SOTVO


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TZ1 B HELICOPTER CRASH ON CAMERA-VOTOPS


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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


Our weather is noticeably quieter this afternoon, but a few showers and storms are still roaming through parts of Southwest Florida.

As we close out the afternoon and head through the evening hours, the best chance of a passing storm will be across our inland areas, particularly for Glades and Hendry County.

We may still get a few spotty downpours closer to the coast and along the urban corridor, but the coverage should stay pretty isolated here.

Once the rain fades after sunset, expect a clearing sky through the overnight and early morning hours Friday with temperatures settling into the mid to upper 70s.

Friday should actually end up being a bit drier than the last few days, but we'll still mention the risk for an isolated shower or storm in the morning close to the coast and then in the afternoon across our inland communities.

Our weather through the weekend will feature plenty of sunshine along with some toasty temperatures as highs soar into the low to mid 90s. As we often see this time of year, storms will be possible during the afternoon and evening with rain chances around 40%.

In the tropics, we're monitoring a few tropical waves in the open Atlantic, but it's unlikely any of these will be able to organize into a tropical system. However, conditions should gradually start to become more favorable for development over the next few week, so we'll need to pay closer attention the the tropics toward the end of July and into August. Return to index of stories...


LOCAL FACEBOOK PURGE-SOTTOPS VO CONT IN POP


nat of siren "At the siren, all crime, including murder will be legal for 12 hours."

THIS IS THE TRAILER FOR "THE PURGE: ANARCHY"-

THE MOVIE HITS THEATERS AT MIDNIGHT.

IT'S BASED ON THE IDEA THAT FOR ONE NIGHT PEOPLE ARE ALLOWED TO DO WHATEVER THEY WANT WITHOUT CONSEQUENCES.

A GROUP OF LEE COUNTY TEENS ARE USING THE MOVIE AS INSPIRATION FOR WHAT THEY'RE CALLING A "FACEBOOK PURGE."

THEY'RE ENCOURAGING USERS ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK TO POST WHATEVER THEY WANT -- NAKED PICTURES, TWEETS, SECRETS TO EXPOSE OTHERS.

PARENTS ARE ALARMED. Return to index of stories...


LOCAL FACEBOOK PURGE-VO2 WIPE


WE FOUND THESE TWITTER FEEDS-

TALKING ABOUT THE CAPE AND RIVERDALE HIGH SCHOOL.

ONE TEENAGER HEARD ABOUT THIS ON TWITTER LAST NIGHT AND SAYS SHE'S SICK TO HER STOMACH TO SEE WHAT HAPPENS TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


LOCAL FACEBOOK PURGE-SOTVO


Rebecca Meeks, Fort Myers - "girls will go crazy- so may even want to take their lives,

because can you imagine the depression you would fall into after being

publicly humiliated in front of the whole world.

SINCE WE BROKE THIS STORY - THE FACEBOOK PAGE CREATED FOR THIS PURGE HAS BEEN REMOVED.

MANY COMMENTS ON TWITTER NOW SAY ITS OFF BECAUSE OFFICERS AND THE MEDIA ARE INVOLVED. Return to index of stories...


FAKE TSA AGENT GROPES FEMALE PASSENGERS-OC VO


A SCARY INCIDENT FOR WOMEN!

A MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO *POSED* AS A T-S-A AGENT --

TO GROPE FEMALE PASSENGERS AT THE AIRPORT.

HE WAS REALLY A PASSENGER HIMSELF.

BUT MANAGED TO GIVE TWO WOMEN PRIVATE PAT DOWNS.

AFTER FIRST DRINKING FOR HOURS IN THE AIRPORT LOUNGE FIRST --

HE CONVINCED THE WOMEN THEY NEEDED MORE SCREENING --

AND TOOK THEM TO A PRIVATE AREA.

T-S-A AGENTS LATER BECAME SUSPICIOUS AND HE WAS ARRESTED.

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HELICOPTER CRASH CAUGHT ON CAMERA-TRX VO TOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS-

A HELICOPTER EXPLODED IN SOUTH KOREA AND IT WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

THE HELICOPTER WAS BRINGING BACK EMERGENCY WORKERS WHO HAD BEEN SEARCHING FOR A FERRY THAT SANK IN APRIL.

FIVE PEOPLE ON BOARD DIED -- ONE PERSON SURVIVED.

HE'S RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


20 MILLION DOLLARS IN ART IN CAPE CORAL-VO IN TCMO


PICASSO.

DALI.

WARHOL.

ALL NAMES YOU'LL FIND AT A NEW ART EXHIBIT IN CAPE CORAL!

GALLERY 928 OPENS TOMORROW NIGHT FROM SIX TO EIGHT --

AT THE WESTIN CAPE CORAL RESORT AT MARINA VILLAGE.

YOU CAN BUY ARTWORK FROM THE ESTIMATED 20 MILLION DOLLARS WORTH THEY'LL HAVE ON DISPLAY.

THEY'RE EXPECTING ONE PIECE --

TO GO FOR FOUR MILLION BUCKS.

IT'LL BE ON DISPLAY UNTIL JANUARY.

AND IF YOU WANT TO GO --

IT'S FREE --

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


MOMMY TAKES "ME TIME" AND LEAVES BEHIND HER TODDLER.

TONIGHT - SOME MOTHERS ARE HITTING HARD. SAYING THAT WOMAN IS MORE THAN SELFISH.

AHEAD - ABC7 FINDS OUT WHY THAT VACATION WITHOUT CHILDREN IS HEALTHY FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.

Terrell Moore "What was going through my head? Damn. I'm going to die. I mean, really, you know?"

HE GOT BIT BY A SHARK JUST OFF A POPULAR FLORIDA BEACH.

THIS TEEN TELLS US HOW HE SURVIVED AND WHY THREE DAYS LATER HE'S ALREADY BACK ON THE SAND. Return to index of stories...


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MOM VACAY-POP


WE ALL NEED TIME OFF-

BUT SHOULD THAT VACATION ALSO BE A VACATION FROM YOUR CHILDREN.

ABC'S LINSEY DAVIS REPORTS-

ONE MOMMY BLOGGER IS GENERATING DEBATE BY WRITING THAT SHE FELT NO

GUILT AFTER LEAVING HER 3 YEAR OLD BEHIND FOR A TEN DAY VACATION. Return to index of stories...


MOM VACAY-PKG


MANY MOTHERS STRUGGLE WITH THE DAUNTING NEED TO BE IN SEVERAL PLACES AT ONCE

- LIKE MIRANDA, IN SEX AND THE CITY

Nat sex and the city

MIRANDA CAME UP WITH *THIS* CREATIVE SOLUTION FOR INNER PEACE

Nats SEX AND THE CITY - MIRANDA PUTTING BRADY TO BED WITH A MOBILE OF

PHOTOS OF MIRANDA

BUT 37 YEAR OLD MOM, KIRI WESTBY IS TAKING A DIFFERENT APPROACH, SAYING, IN

A HUFFINGTON POST BLOG - THAT SOMETIMES, IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THAT INNER

PEACE, MOMS NEED TO GET AWAY

MOM

I think it is really crucial for our children for my daughter to see that image of a mom who travels and goes on adventures/and continues to grow and evolve motherhood is an addition not subtraction

WESTBY WENT ALL THE WAY TO PARIS AND ITALY FOR 10 DAYS SHE HAD NO WAY OF

COMMUNICATING WITH HER 3 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER, MAIA, STAYED AT HOME WITH HER

PARTNER.

MOM

And when a mom says I need some me time the reaction/ who are you to take

off this is your role this is your job.

Dr. Stacy Kaiser

It's very important that moms take personal time so they can be better

parents. It gives them more energy makes them feel recharged

WESTBY ADMITS THAT GETTING OVER THE MOMMY GUILT WAS DAUNTING AT FIRST

BUT SHE BELIEVES THAT IT IS IMPORTANT TO SHOW CHILDREN THAT PERSONAL TIME IS

PART OF CREATING A BALANCED LIFE

MOM

self love is the most important lesson we can teach out kids

Dr. Stacy Kaiser

we have a sense of obligation to be w them 24/7 / As a mom it's really

important to start to balance between your needs and your children's needs

WESTBY KNOWS THAT NOT EVERYONE HAS THE LUXURY OF A 10 DAY TRIP

SHE SUGGESTS THAT SOMETHING AS SMALL AS TAKING A BUS RIDE AROUND TOWN,

OR A TRIP TO THE MOVIES ALONE - OR EVEN JUST TAKING A NIGHT OFF AND LETTING

YOUR PARTNER TAKE THE REINS

WHATEVER IT TAKES TO HELP PUT THE *ME* BACK IN MOMMY.

FOR GOOD MORNING AMERICA, LINSEY DAVIS ABC NEWS, NEW YORK Return to index of stories...


FL SHARK BITE-OC VO WIPE


ALL NEW TONIGHT --

THE MAN BIT BY A SHARK IN FLORIDA ON MONDAY --

IS ALREADY BACK ON THE BEACH TONIGHT.

TERRELL MOORE WAS VISITING FROM TENNESSEE --

WHEN A SHARK CHOMPED DOWN ON HIM NEAR DESTIN.

HE WAS SWIMMING ABOUT 75 FEET FROM THE BEACH --

WHEN HE FELT THE SHARK'S TEETH. Return to index of stories...


FL SHARK BITE-SOTVO


Terrell Moore "It felt like getting shocked, punched and stabbed all at the

same time. Electrocuted, you know? I mean, it was just like "ugh," and I

felt it up my leg."

MOORE SAYS HE KICKED THE SHARK --

AND RACED FOR SHORE.

BUT THE BITE BROKE BONES IN HIS FOOT.

DOCTORS LACED HIM UP WITH STICHES TO CLOSE THE WOUND.

YET MOORE HAS NOW RETURNED TO THE BEACH JUST DAYS LATER.

THE ONLY CHANGE?

THIS TIME --

HE PLANS TO SWIM CLOSER TO SHORE. Return to index of stories...


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


ABC7 IS STAYING ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS OUT OF THE UKRAINE.

AT THE TOP OF THE HALF HOUR - WE BRING YOU THE VERY LATEST ON THE MALAYSIAN PLANE SHOT DOWN IN THE UKRAINE.

WHAT WITNESSES SAW, THE PASSENGERS WHO DIED AND WHAT THE U-S PLANS TO DO.

NATS

PLUS, A BANK ROBBERY.

A HIGH SPEED CHASE.

AND ABC7 HAS THE DEADLY TWIST TOO.

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ROBBERS AND ONE OF THE WOMEN THEY TOOK HOSTAGE.

PLUS -

A BOY'S BEST FRIEND AND NOW HIS HERO.

WHAT THE PUPPY DID TO SAVE *HIS* BEST FRIEND. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-VO


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TZ3 B CA BANK ROBBER-NATSVO


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