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DIRECTORS PAGE MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-ONCAM
630 SHOW OPEN-CLIP MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-PKG
PILOT IDENTIFIED-VO COMING UP NEXT-CLIP
NAPLES BRIDGE RALLY-ONCAM TEASE TWO ~ NYPD CONTROVERSIAL DEATH-VOTOPS
NAPLES BRIDGE RALLY-PKG DAVID WXRATE OPEN-CLIP
IMMIGRATION LINK-WIPE VOTOPS WEATHER-PWC ~ WX WALL
SMOKING VERDICT-ONCAM NYPD CONTROVERSIAL DEATH-ONCAM
LEE COMMISSIONER RACE-ONCAM NYPD CONTROVERSIAL DEATH-PKG
LEE COMMISSIONER RACE-PKG SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
LEE COMMISSIONER RACE-ONCAM BRITISH OPEN-POP
COLLIER CO MISSING MAN-SS (2) BRITISH OPEN-VOTOPS-WIPE
HABITAT STORE GRAND OPENING-VOWIPE BRITISH OPEN-CGTOPS-WIPE
HABITAT STORE GRAND OPENING-SOTVO BRITISH OPEN-SOTVO
LABELLE WOMEN'S SHELTER-ONCAM MARATHON CLASSIC-POP
LABELLE WOMEN'S SHELTER-PKG FLORIDA OPEN-VOTOPS-WIPE
LABELLE WOMEN'S SHELTER-OC BNR FLORIDA OPEN-CGTOPS
LEHIGH GARDEN PLANTING-VOWIPE NATE ALLEN SPEAKING-POP
LEHIGH GARDEN PLANTING-SOTVO NATE ALLEN SPEAKING-VOTOPS-WIPE
MANGO MANIA-VOWIPE NATE ALLEN SPEAKING-SOT
MANGO MANIA-SOTVO SAMMY IN CAMP SUNDAY-VOTOPS-WIPE
DISCOVER PARKS-VOWIPE WNBA ALLSTAR GAME-VOTOPS-WIPE
DISCOVER PARKS-SOTVO MINOR LEAGUE SCORES-CGTOPS
COMING UP NEXT-CLIP SPORTS TOSS TO BREAK-POP
TEASE ONE ~ MALAYSIA PLANE-VOTOPS GOODBYE-3SHOT


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630 SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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PILOT IDENTIFIED-VO


BREAKING NEWS TONIGHT,

WE HAVE JUST CONFIRMED THE NAME OF THE PILOT INVOLVED IN THE DEADLY PLANE CRASH OFF UPPER CAPTIVA ON WEDNESDAY.

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS 62 YEAR OLD GREGG HOWARD FROM ST PETE WAS KILLED AS HE WAS TRYING TO LAND AT THE SALTY APPROACH AIRSTRIP.

HOWARD OWNS A HOME ON THE ISLAND AND WAS RENOVATING IT.

RIGHT NOW, THE PLANE IS IN A SECURED WAREHOUSE IN ORLANDO.

THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD IS INVESTIGATING.

WITNESSES SAY BAD WEATHER MAY BE TO BLAME. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES BRIDGE RALLY-ONCAM


FOLKS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ARE PUTTING THEIR FOOT DOWN WHEN IT COMES TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION.

A FEW DOZEN PEOPLE STORMED THE EDISON BRIDGE THIS AFTERNOON --

ANGRY ABOUT THE BORDER ISSUES ALONG MEXICO.

A-B-C-7'S ANDREA HUBBELL FINDS OUT WHAT THEY WANT TO SEE DONE. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES BRIDGE RALLY-PKG


NAT*** honking

NEAR THE BOTTOM OF EDISON BRIDGE

28:04-06

It's been a hot one out here

IS WHERE YOU'LL FIND THIS PATRIOT.

28:09-11

It's worth it

STAYING ON TOP OF AMERICA'S IMMIGRATION ISSUES SINCE AT LEAST 11 THIS MORNING.

27:58-28;03

I got here a little late it was about ten after

THEY CALL HIM PREACHER --

NAT*** honking

A VIETNAM VET.

28:34-37

66 and 67 third marines

PREACHER DROVE ALL THE WAY DOWN FROM ARCADIA.

JOINING MORE THAN 50 OTHERS FIGHTING -- FOR THEIR RIGHTS.

EACH WITH A MESSAGE.

31:53-58

Everybody here shares a common goal, we want this border closed

DONNA HARRELL'S MESSAGE, DIRECT TO THE PRESIDENT.

Donna Harrell

25:38-43

He picks the laws he wants to enforce and it's just wrong

AND IT'S NOT JUST SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SPEAKING UP.

25:47-53

I mean I'm not against people becoming citizens but if you don't close the border you'll never get a problem solved

PEOPLE ALL ACROSS THE NATION ARE CHIMING INTO TOO.

NAT*** honking

31:04-15

Because the illegals coming into this community and into the communities across the country they're going to want our healthcare they're going to want my men's healthcare they're going to want their food.

TONIGHT PREACHER IS FLYING HIS FLAG -- UPSIDE DOWN.

29:12-17

It mean distress, America is in distress

PRAYING SOMEONE IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WORK TO TURN THEIR DECISION FOR AMNESTY AROUND.

Preacher

32:02-12

I will put this flag right side up when that border is closed

IN LEE COUNTY ANDREA HUBBELL NBC2. Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRATION LINK-WIPE VOTOPS


ANDREA -- THANKS.

TODAY'S RALLY COMES JUST DAYS AFTER MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED, ACCUSED USING FAKE ID'S TO GAIN EMPLOYMENT AT INCREDIBLE FRESH IN NAPLES. STATE AGENTS SAY SOME ARE SUSPECTED OF BEING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT -- OR ICE WILL INVESTIGATE ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS. Return to index of stories...


SMOKING VERDICT-ONCAM


A FLORIDA JURY HAS SLAMMED A TOBACCO COMPANY WITH NEARLY 24 BILLION DOLLARS IN PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN A LAWSUIT FILED BY THE WIDOW OF A SMOKER WHO DIED FROM LUNG CANCER. THE CASE IS ONE OF THOUSANDS FILED IN THE STATE AFTER THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT IN 2006 TOSSED OUT A $145 BILLION CLASS ACTION VERDICT.

THE COMPANY, R-J REYNOLDS, IS APPEALING THE DECISION. Return to index of stories...


LEE COMMISSIONER RACE-ONCAM


A CONTROVERSIAL LEE COUNTY COMMISSION SEAT IS UP FOR GRABS LATER THIS YEAR.

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT DISTRICT FOUR.

THE SEAT WAS HELD BY TAMMY HALL, WHO IS CURRENTLY SERVING SIX MONTHS IN PRISON FOR STEALING CAMPAIGN DONATIONS FOR PERSONAL USE.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT APPOINTED BRIAN HAMMON TO THE SEAT 9 MONTHS AGO.

BUT HE'S UP AGAINST SOME STIFF COMPETITION.

TODAY A-B-C SEVEN'S BRITTANY WEINER TAGGED ALONG AS THE CANDIDATES DRUMMED UP SUPPORT. Return to index of stories...


LEE COMMISSIONER RACE-PKG


Nats of knocking on door.

"Hi I'm Sawyer Smith."

Nats of sign being put in the ground

The candidates for Lee County Commission District 4 are working hard this Saturday.

Nats of Brain Hamman

All three out sweating for votes as the race heats up just a month before the primary.

Andy Coy, District 4 Candidate

00:10:11 "We got it right before and we can get it right again." 00:10:14

Andy Coy has been on the commission before.

From 1994 to 2004.

He gave up his seat to run for congress.

Now he wants it back.

Andy Coy, District 4 Candidate

00:13:10 "I'm concerned with the taking of 20/20 funds and putting them into the general budget." 00:13:16

Incumbent Commissioner Brain Hammon feels the same.

Commission Brian Hamman, Lee County

00:17:03 "I'm working really hard this year to make sure we balance the budget without raiding any other funds." 00:17:09

Hamman set aside his career in business when appointed to the commission and hopes to create a stronger business community.

Commission Brian Hamman, Lee County

00:18:18 "It's not going to be a weekend thing for me to be a county commissioner." 00:18:21

Opponent Sawyer Smith says he won't be giving up his career as an attorney if he wins.

But says it won't take away from his duties as a commissioner.

Sawyer Smith, District 4 Candidate

00:29:37 "This is not about a job or a career or a paycheck, this is about bringing true civic leadership back to Lee County." 00:29:43

Nats of knocking on doors.

A heated race that will only get hotter as the primary gets closer.

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LEE COMMISSIONER RACE-ONCAM


THE PRIMARY IS AUGUST 26TH.

THE DISTRICT TWO SEAT IS ALSO UP FOR GRABS.

PAIGE RAUSCH TAKES ON INCUMBENT COMMISSIONER CECIL PENDERGRASS. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER CO MISSING MAN-SS (2)


THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEEDS YOUR HELP FINDING A MISSING GOLDEN GATE ESTATES MAN.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS PICTURE.

47-YEAR-OLD PAUL GUNTHER HAS BEEN MISSING SINCE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

GUNTHER HAS DOWN SYNDROME AND IS NOT FAMILIAR WITH THE AREA.

DEPUTIES THINKS HE'S ON FOOT.

GUNTHER IS AROUND FIVE FOOT FIVE, 200 POUNDS WITH GRAY HAIR AND BLUE EYES.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION

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HABITAT STORE GRAND OPENING-VOWIPE


THERE'S A NEW PLACE IN TOWN TO HELP REMODEL AND FURNISH YOUR HOME -- AT A FRACTION OF THE PRICE, WHILE HELPING A GREAT CAUSE --

THE HABITAT RESTORE OPENED ITS NEWEST LOCATION TODAY IN SOUTH FORT MYERS JUST NORTH OF ISLAND PARK ROAD ON U-S 41.

HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE SHOPPED FOR HOURS IN THE NEW LOCATION TODAY.

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO PUT FAMILIES IN NEED, IN THEIR OWN HOMES. Return to index of stories...


HABITAT STORE GRAND OPENING-SOTVO


Kitty Green, Habitat for Humanity CEO

10:12:20-32

It's a combination of people who know we have treasures they may not find elsewhere and they know they're helping. Every dollar goes to help put needy families into their very own homes.

HOURS ARE 9-5 MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

9 TO 3 ON SATURDAY. Return to index of stories...


LABELLE WOMEN'S SHELTER-ONCAM


A SIGN OF HOPE TONIGHT FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN WHO ARE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

A NEW SHELTER WILL SOON OPEN IN HENDRY COUNTY.

A-B-C SEVEN'S TY RUSSELL SHOWS US WHAT VOLUNTEERS ARE DOING TO MAKE SURE THE DOORS STAY OPEN THIS TIME AROUND. Return to index of stories...


LABELLE WOMEN'S SHELTER-PKG


3:34:57-3:35:00

Lonnie Brick/ volunteer

"I was actually going to quit when I started."

BUT LONNIE BRICK DIDNT BREAK.

HE KEPT RAISING MONEY FOR A SHELTER.

IT'S MEANT TO HOUSE MORE THAN A DOZEN ABUSED WOMEN AND CHILDREN AT ONE TIME.

3:35:12-3:35:17

Lonnie Brick/ volunteer

"A woman was so beaten and a 7-year-old girl was chocked and hanged

with a belt."

STORIES LIKE THAT GOT BRICK THINKING BIGGER.

HE STARTED BIKES AND BARBEQUE.

IT BROUGHT OUT THOUSANDS IN LABELLE.

IT'S A FUNDRAISER FOR THE NON PROFIT --ABUSE COUNSELING AND TREATMENT OR ACT.

3:36:36-3:36:39

Lonnie Brick/ volunteer

"I was proud to help them. They are a great group of people."

THESE FOLKS OFFER A 24 HOUR HOTLINE, COUNSELING AND THEY WILL SOON

EXPAND THEIR SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING SERVICES.

3:29:23-3:29:34

Jennifer Benton/ ACT chief executive officer

"I've seen cases where during the day, they were locked in a room, the

phone was taken out of the room, and the kids were taken."

JENNIFER BENTON LEADS THE NON PROFIT.

A STATE GRANT HAD FOOT THE BILL TO PURCHASE A SHELTER.

SHE EXPECTS IT WILL OPEN IN HENDRY COUNTY IN OCTOBER.

THE PREVIOUS SHELTER THEY HAD SHUT DOWN IN 2008 BECAUSE OF THE ECONOMY.

3:39:53-3:39:59

Captain Susan Harrelle/ HENDRY county sheriffs office

"Don't wait, there's always counseling. You don't have to wait until

you become a victim."

CAPTAIN SUSAN HARRELLE IS WITH THE HENDRY COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE.

LAST YEAR, HER OFFICE SAW MORE THAN 275 DOMESTIC RELATED CASES.

THIS YEAR--NEARLY 150.

ALMOST ALL OF THEM HAD AN ARREST.

DEPUTIES WANT TO SEE THE NUMBER OF VICTIMS DROP.

3:37:52-3:47:57

Lonnie Brick/ volunteer

"If we get together, we can fix the problems here. It just takes the

ambition and the drive to do it."

AS FOR BRICK, HE HOPES SATURDAY'S FUNDRAISER WILL GIVE THE SHELTER

100-THOUSAND BUCKS TO HELP OPERATE AND EXPAND.

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LABELLE WOMEN'S SHELTER-OC BNR


IF YOU'D LIKE TO DONATE.

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LEHIGH GARDEN PLANTING-VOWIPE


HELPING THOSE IN NEED.THAT'S THE GOAL OF A LEHIGH ACRES ORGANIZATION THAT'S GIVING BACK IN A BIG WAY.

HEALTHY HARVEST COMMUNITY FARMS DONATES 75 PERCENT OF ALL THE FRUITS AND VEGGIES GROWN THERE TO AREA FOOD PANTRIES.

TODAY DOZENS OF VOLUNTEERS PLANTED CORN AND OTHER FOOD TO HELP GIVE BACK TO HUNGRY FAMILIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH GARDEN PLANTING-SOTVO


TAKE SOT---

Chelby Semiklose/Troop 746 Lehigh Acres

00:04:15 "We come once a month and we just help out to help our

community." 00:04:21

IF YOU'D LIKE TO JOIN IN, YOU CAN VOLUNTEER THE THIRD SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH.

THE ORGANIZATION RECENTLY SIGNED A LEASE FOR A SECOND LOCATION IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


MANGO MANIA-VOWIPE


MANGO MANIA IS TAKING OVER SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.!

THOUSANDS SPENT TIME IN CAPE CORAL TODAY, CELEBRATING MANGO SEASON.

VOLUNTEERS SAY THEY'VE PUT A LOT INTO THIS YEAR'S MANGO MANIA

AND THEY'RE HAPPY TO SAY THERE WON'T BE A SHORTAGE OF THE FRUIT.

CERTAINLY A GOOD THING FOR MANGO LOVERS. Return to index of stories...


MANGO MANIA-SOTVO


Craig Timbes/Mango Mania Organizer

You can do cakes, you can do jams you can do jellys there are many many many varieties of the mango the mango is actually an exotic fruit that is not native to the United States

THIS IS THE 18TH YEAR FOR MANGO MANIA.

IF YOU MISSED OUT TODAY YOU CAN STILL CHECK IT OUT TOMORROW FROM TEN TO FIVE. Return to index of stories...


DISCOVER PARKS-VOWIPE


HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE FLOCKED TO CAPE CORAL TODAY FOR NATIONAL PARKS AND RECREATION MONTH.

CITY LEADERS SAY THEY HOLD IT EVERY YEAR SO FOLKS CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT CAPE CORAL'S 39 DIFFERENT RECREATION CENTERS.

THAT'S THE MOST OUT OF ANY SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CITY.

ORGANIZERS ARE CALLING IT "DISCOVER PARKS AND RECREATION DAY." Return to index of stories...


DISCOVER PARKS-SOTVO


Diana Nicol, Event coordinator "We've got a great crowd. We are really excited to see folks in the community come out and celebrate with us. It's a great opportunity for everybody to just have some family fun and learn more about our parks and recreation programs."

FESTIVITIES STARTED AT AROUND TEN AND LASTED UNTIL ONE.

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TEASE ONE ~ MALAYSIA PLANE-VOTOPS


COMING UP, AS THE WORLD GRIEVES THE NEARLY 300 DEAD AFTER A MISSLE SHOT DOWN A MALASYIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT,

WE'RE LEARNING THE INVESTIGATION OF THE WRECKAGE SITE IS NOW BEING RESTRICTED. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-ONCAM


THE ACCUSATIONS CONTINUE TO FLY - TODAY A TOP UKRANIAN OFFICIAL SAID THE ATTACK THAT BROUGHT DOWN MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 17 WAS PLANNED AND EXECUTED WITH HELP FROM RUSSIA.

ABC NEWS' KAREN TRAVERS HAS MORE FROM WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-PKG


THE CRASH SCENE IS ASTOUNDING.CHARRED WRECKAGE FOR MILES. AND EVERY

WHITE FLAG - HUMAN REMAINS.

IT'S BEEN MORE THAN 48 HOURS SINCE MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 17 WAS SHOT DOWN

OVER EASTERN UKRAINE, KILLING ALL 298 PEOPLE ON BOARD. AND PRO-RUSSIA

REBELS HAVE NOT YET GIVEN INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATORS FULL ACCESS TO THE

SITE.

LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SIFTED THROUGH THE WRECKAGE.AND BEGAN MOVING

SOME OF THE BODIES.

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Col. Steve Ganyard

USMC

ABC News Consultant

I think right now whcat we really need to do is get to the crash site and

preserve some of the dignity of the dead and their loved ones.

LATE TODAYTHE ABC NEWS TEAM ON THE SCENE REPORTED THAT ANY SEMBLANCE OF A

SECURITY PERIMETER AROUND THE SITE WAS GONE.

THE WRECKAGE - COMPLETELY UNGUARDED.

THE UKRANIAN GOVERNMENT ACCUSED THE REBELS OF REMOVING BODIES FROM THE CRASH

SITEA CHARGE ONE OF THEIR LEADERS DENIES.

THE DUTCH FOREIGN MINISTER SAID PEOPLE IN THE NETHERLANDS WERE FURIOUS AFTER

REPORTS THAT BODIES WERE BEING MISHANDLED.

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Frans Timmermans

Dutch Foreign Minister

Families want to bury their loved ones and we are already in shock but the

news we got today of bodies being dragged around, of the site not being

treated properly has really created a shock in the Netherlands

AND TODAY A SERIOUS CHARGE FROM A TOP UKRANIAN SECURITY OFFICIAL.

HE SAID THE MISSILE LAUNCHER APPARENTLY USED TO SHOOT DOWN MH17 WAS OPERATED

BY RUSSIAN CITIZENS.

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Vitaly Nayda

Ukrainian Security Service Counterintelligence Chief

Rebels cannot operate the highly sophisticated and high technique missile

launcher Buk M1. To operate Buk M1 you need to have military education and

to be well trained.

KAREN TRAVERS ON CAMERA:

TODAY SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY TOLD RUSSIA IT NEEDS TO TAKE IMMEDIATE

ACTION TO REDUCE TENSIONS IN UKRAINE - AND THAT INCLUDES TELLING THE PRO-

RUSSIA REBELS TO PUT DOWN THEIR WEAPONS

KAREN TRAVERS, ABC NEWS, WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE TWO ~ NYPD CONTROVERSIAL DEATH-VOTOPS


COMING UP, MORE RALLIES ARE BEING PLANNED FOLLOWING THE IN-CUSTODY DEATH OF A NEW YORK CITY MAN POLICE SAY HAD A HEART ATTACK DURING A STRUGGLE WITH OFFICERS.

NOW, NEW VIDEO EVIDENCE HAS MANY WONDERING IF THE DEATH WAS REALLY POLICE BRUTALITY. Return to index of stories...


DAVID WXRATE OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC ~ WX WALL


STORM POTENTIAL RETURNS SUNDAY

Drier air in the mid levels of the atmosphere is helping to keep rain chances fairly low this evening. Coverage of any shower or downpour should remain quite isolated through Saturday.

Overnight temperatures into Sunday morning will remain mild. Lows are forecast to only cool back into the mid and upper 70s.

On Sunday we'll return to a more typical July afternoon for Southwest Florida. Temperatures will again be hot and we'll be expecting more showers and storms to develop especially after lunchtime.

Highs are anticipated to reach 94 at Fort Myers, 91 at Naples and 93 at Port Charlotte. Though the morning should remain rather quiet with the weather, showers and thunderstorms are expected to begin popping up as the afternoon approaches. Coverage should be greatest through the day for communities along and east of I-75.

By Sunday evening it's a possibility a few showers or storms will push back toward the Gulf coast as winds become more easterly oriented late in the day.

For the upcoming work week, we'll bear a decent chance for areas of rain and thunder on Monday and Tuesday. With some more cloud cover highs will be expected to top out near 92 on Monday and 91 on Tuesday.

Rather typical sea breeze induced showers and thunderstorms during the late afternoon and early evening are expected Wednesday and Thursday with highs in the low 90s.

TROPICAL UPDATE

The overall oulook across the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea remains quiet. There are no active tropical cyclones at this time, and no organized development is expected in the next three to five days. Return to index of stories...


NYPD CONTROVERSIAL DEATH-ONCAM


IN NEW YORK CITY TONIGHT, A CASE OF POSSIBLE POLICE BRUTALITY IS RAISING QUESTIONS -- AND TENSIONS.

IT STARTED THURSDAY, WHEN A MAN DIED AFTER RESISITING ARREST.

POLICE AND PROSECUTORS ARE NOW INVESTIGATING WHETHER EXCESSIVE FORCE WAS USED -- AND WHETHER ONE OFFICER BROKE A RULE AGAINST USING CHOKE HOLDS.

AS A-B-C'S RON CLAIBORNE REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


NYPD CONTROVERSIAL DEATH-PKG


THIS VIDEO CAPTURES THE LAST MINUTES OF 43-YEAR-OLD ERIC GARNER'S LIFE --

BUT DOES IT TELL THE WHOLE STORY?

NEW YORK CITY POLICE ARE SEEN TRYING TO ARREST HIM, FOR ALLEGEDLY SELLING

INDIVIDUAL CIGARETTES, WHICH IS AGAINST THE LAW. THE 350-POUND MAN APPEARS

TO RESIST - THEN ONE OFFICER PUTS AN ARMLOCK AROUND GARNER'S NECK. OTHER

OFFICERS HELP WRESTLE HIM TO THE GROUND.

sot

Ramsey Orta

Eyewitness

"He was saying 'stop resisting,' he was like, 'I'm not resisting, I'm not

resisting' and then it was 'I can't breathe, I can't breathe,' and then that

's it. You see his arm get stiff."

EYEWITNESSES DESCRIBE AN UNEQUAL STRUGGLE.

sot

Valencia Griffin

Eyewitness

they started choking on him real bad, next thing you know the

whole squad was jumping on him

sot

The Rev. Lloyd Land

Knew Garner

he was a gentle giant, wouldn't hurt a fly

GARNER'S LAST WORDS CAN BE HEARD:

nats up: "I can't breathe, I can't breathe."

GARNER DIED AN HOUR LATER AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL

HIS MOTHER IS DEVASTATED.

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Gwen Carr

Mother

"He had his hands in the air and they still pounced on him like they wanted

to kill him."

AT A RALLY ORGANIZED BY AL SHARPTON'S NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK, GARNER'S

WIDOW BROKE DOWN.

brief nats up/she does not speak

NEW YORK CITY'S POLICE COMMISSIONER, WILLIAM BRATTON, ADMITS THE VIDEO SEEMS

TO SHOW AN OFFICER THROWING A CHOKEHOLD ON GARNER -- A TACTIC FORBIDDEN BY

N-Y-P-D REGULATIONS.

sot

William Bratton

NYPD Police Commissioner

"Yes, as defined in the Department's patrol guide, that would appear to have

been a choke hold."

THE VIDEO ALSO SHOWS POLICE OFFICERS SITTING ON GARNER AFTER HE WAS DOWN --

A FLAGRANT VIOLATION OF N-Y-P-D POLICY.

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS HAVE LEFT A MAKESHIFT MEMORIAL. AS THE CITY

PROMISES A THOROUGH INVESTIGATION.

sot

The Rev. Al Sharpton

National Action Network

We're not going to stop until we get justice.

THE POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS GARNER SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK, BUT THE OFFICIAL

RESULTS OF HIS AUTOPSY ARE STILL PENDING.

RON CLAIBORNE, ABC NEWS, NEW YORK. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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BRITISH OPEN-POP


AFTER 2 ROUNDS OF PLAY AT THE BRITISH OPEN IT'S BEEN THE RORY MCILROY SHOW -- 12 UNDER PAR -- 4 STROKES BETTER THAN THE COMPETITION - THE 25 YEAR OLD LOOKING TO PAD HIS LEAD SOME MORE IN ENGLAND THIS AFTERNOON -- Return to index of stories...


BRITISH OPEN-VOTOPS-WIPE


MCILROY ENTERED ROUND THREE OF THE BRITISH OPEN WITH PLENTY OF CONFIDENCE

BUT HE'D WATCH IT HIS LEAD DISAPPEAR. RICKIE FOWLER. WITH THE LONG BIRDIE AT TEN. IT'S IN THE HOLE. HE'D EVENTUALLY TIE RORY FOR THE LEAD.

MCILROY TURNED IT ON LATE, THOUGH. PUTTING FOR EAGLE AT THE PAR FIVE 16TH. RIGHT IN THE CUP. THE IRISHMAN GOES BACK UP BY FIVE.

AFTER BOGEYING 17. MCILROY. BACK ON HIS GAME ON THE CLOSING 18TH HOLE. REACHING THE GREEN OF THE PAR FIVE IN TWO WITH A FIVE IRON FROM 239 YARDS OUT.

MCILROY. THEN KNOCKING IN HIS SECOND EAGLE IN THREE HOLES.

MCILROY. ENDING THE DAY UP BY SIX AT 16-UNDER. Return to index of stories...


BRITISH OPEN-CGTOPS-WIPE


SO HERE IS THE LEADERBOARD AFTER 3 COMPLETE ROUNDS -- MCILROY IS GREAT POSITION WITH A 6 STROKE LEAD OVER FOWLER -- SERGIO GARCIA AND DUSTIN JOHNSON ARE EACH AT 9 UNDER -- BUT RORY'S PLAY ON THE LAST COUPLE HOLES MADE A BIG DIFFERENCE IN THE FINAL TALLIES AFTER 54 HOLES --- Return to index of stories...


BRITISH OPEN-SOTVO


WAIT

THE FINAL ROUND GETS UNDERWAY EARLY IN THE MORNING -- YOU CAN SEE FINAL ROUND REPLAY TOMORROW AFTERNOON RIGHT HERE ON ABC-7 FROM 3 TO 6PM -- Return to index of stories...


MARATHON CLASSIC-POP


NAPLES RESIDENT MO MARTIN HAS PUT HERSELF IN A GOOD POSITION TO PERHAPS WIN FOR THE 2ND STRAIGHT WEEK -- SHE IS AT 8 UNDER PAR -- 3 STROKES BACK OF THE LEADERS -- LAST WEEK MARTIN WON HER 1ST EVER MAJOR AT THE WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA OPEN-VOTOPS-WIPE


2ND ROUND OF THE FLORIDA OPEN -- HAPPENING AT THE 2 BONITA BAY COURSES -- AND LOCALLY -- GENE FIEGER TIED FOR 8TH PLACE AT 3 UNDER PAR AFTER 36 HOLES -- FIEGER FIRED AT 71 AND A 70 THIS AFTERNOON -- 18 HOLES TO GO AT THE CYPRESS COURSE IN NAPLES TOMORROW -- Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA OPEN-CGTOPS


THE LEADERBOARD LOOKS LIKE THIS -- OCALA'S TYLER HOCK HAS OVERALL LEAD AT 8 UNDER PAR -- FIEGER IS 5 SHOTS BACK -- AND OTHER LOCALS THAT MADE THE 60 PLAYER CUT INCLUDE JUSTIN MCCARRAHER AND JAY WESTERLAND EACH AT EVEN AND 1 UNDER PAR -- ALONG WITH A HOST OF OTHERS -- FINAL ROUND IS TOMORROW MORNING -- Return to index of stories...


NATE ALLEN SPEAKING-POP


FORMER CAPE CORAL AND U-S-F FOOTBALL STANDOUT NATE ALLEN WAS BEEN A MODEL CITIZEN FOR ALL THOSE WHO HAVE GROWN UP IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA -- THE CURRENT PHILADELPHIA EAGLE BACK TODAY WHERE IT ALL STARTED -- Return to index of stories...


NATE ALLEN SPEAKING-VOTOPS-WIPE


ALLEN WAS AT THE MCGREGOR BAPTIST CHURCH THIS MORNING FOR BREAKFAST, BIBLE, AND BOYS -- THE EVENT WAS GEARED TOWARD THOSE IN GRADES 4 THRU 12 WITH PLENTY OF ACTIVITIES, DOOR PRIZES, AND THE CHANCE TO LISTEN TO ALLEN -- HE SPOKE FOR ABOUT 30 MINUTES ON HIS FAITH, SPIRUTAL GROWTH, AND HOW HE WANTS TO CONTINUE TO MAKE A POSITIVE INFULENCE ON EVERYONE'S LIFE HE TOUCHES --- Return to index of stories...


NATE ALLEN SPEAKING-SOT


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SAMMY IN CAMP SUNDAY-VOTOPS-WIPE


THE 4TH OVERALL PICK TAKEN IN THE NFL DRAFT -- SOUTH FORT MYERS GRAD SAMMY WATKINS IS A DAY AWAY FROM HIS 1ST OFFICIAL PRACTICE WITH THE BUFFALO BILLS -- IT'S BEEN A BUSY JULY FOR SAMMY WORKING OUT LOCALLY -- AND GEARING UP FOR HIS 1ST FULL SEASON IN THE NFL -- WHICH HE SHOULD MAKE A HUGE IMPACT AS HE HOPES TO HELP THE BILLS END THEIR 14 YEAR PLAYOFF DROUGHT -- Return to index of stories...


WNBA ALLSTAR GAME-VOTOPS-WIPE


ALL-STAR WEEKEND IN PHOENIX FOR THE WNBA -- AND BRITTANY GRINER FOR THE EAST SQUAD -- THROWING IT DOWN ALONG THE BASELINE -- NOT SOMETHING YOU SEE EVERYDAY IN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL -- BUT GRINER DOES IT QUITE A BIT -- THE EAST WOULD WIN IN OVERTIME 125 TO 124 -- SHONI SCHIMMEL -- THE MVP WITH 29 POINTS -- A WNBA ALL-STAR GAME RECORD Return to index of stories...


MINOR LEAGUE SCORES-CGTOPS


TO BASEBALL -- IN THE FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE -- CHARLOTTE AND LAKELAND -- AND LAST NIGHT THE MIRACLE PLAYED FOR NEARLY 6 HOURS AGAINST DAYTONA BEFORE FALLING IN 17 INNINGS ON A WALKOFF GRAND SLAM 11 TO 7 -- SAME TWO SQUARE OFF IN JUST MINUTES --- Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TOSS TO BREAK-POP


AND FINALLY THE LA ANGELS ARE NEARING A DEAL WITH FORMER SAN DIEGO CLOSER HUSTON STREET -- AND CHRIS "BIRDMAN" ANDERSEN WILL RETURN TO THE MIAMI HEAT NEXT SEASON -- Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE-3SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...