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HEADLINES------------- NEXT AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
HL1) LIGHTNING REAX-trxVOTOPS TEASE ONE------------
HL2) BEEF AND BRIEFS-trx SSTOPS (2) TZ1 A BEEF BURGLARS IN BRIEFS-SSTOPS
HL3) SHOPLIFTING SHAMING-trxNATSVO TZ1 B BEAR PROOF TRASHCANS-VOTOPS
STORM WARN-CLIP JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
FIRST WEATHER-WX WALL FORECAST-PHC
BIG STORY-CLIP FORECAST-WXWALL
LIGHTNING LATEST-SS(2) BEEF BURGLARS IN BRIEFS-SSTOPS (3) WIPE
LIGHTNING FAMILY MEMBERS-VO IN POP SS WIPE BEEF BURGLARS IN BRIEFS-SOT SS
LIGHTNING FAMILY MEMBERS-SOT STUBHUB CYBERTHEFT-OC VO
LIGHTNING DETECTORS ON FMB-OC VO WIPE NAPLES COMES OUT ON TOP-OC SS(3)
LIGHTNING DETECTORS ON FMB-SOTVO BEAR PROOF TRASH CANS-VO TOPS
DEVELOPING-CLIP NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
SAME SEX MARRIAGE-OTS VO TEASE TWO------------
CHEMICAL SPILL-OC VO WIPE TZ2 A GMA SHAMING SHOPLIFTERS-NATSVO-WIPE
CHEMICAL SPILL-SOTVO TZ2 B OJ SALES DOWN-VOTOPS
SCOTT IN FORT MYERS-OC VO WIPE GMA SHAMING SHOPLIFTERS-VO IN TCMON
SCOTT IN FORT MYERS-SOTVO GMA SHAMING SHOPLIFTERS-PKG
Q POLL-OC VO WIPE GMA SHAMING SHOPLIFTERS-OC
STUCK IN THE VA CLINIC-VO IN TCMON LOCAL ORANGE JUICE SALES DOWN-OTS VO WIPE
STUCK IN THE VA CLINIC-PKG LOCAL ORANGE JUICE SALES DOWN-SOTVO
FL KID BITTEN BY SHARK-OC VO WIPE NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
FL KID BITTEN BY SHARK-SOTVO TEASE THREE------------
FRUIT RECALL-TCMON VO WIPE TZ3 A BORDER PATROL-NATSVO
JEEP RECALL-TRX VO TOPS TZ3 B MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-NATSVO
PACEMAKER SURGERY-OTS VO WIPE TZ3 C 3 STORY CLOSET-SOTVO
PACEMAKER SURGERY-SOTVO GOVERNOR ON SAME SEX MARRIAGE
CDC ON SCREEN TIME-OC VO FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY-SSTOPS
PINK FIRE TRUCK-OTS VO WIPE  


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HEADLINES-------------


LIGHTNING ROCKED FORT MYERS BEACH--

KILLING ONE PERSON--

INJURING TWO OTHERS--

TONIGHT ABC 7 TEAM COVERAGE--

HOW THE SURVIVORS ARE DOING--

AND WHAT TOWN LEADERS ARE PLANNING TO KEEP YOU SAFE ON THE BEACH.

PLUS --

LITERALLY CAUGHT WITH THEIR PANTS DOWN.

AND THEN COMPLETELY OFF!

A BIZARRE BURGLARY IN BONITA SPRINGS.

NAKED THIEVES ROBBING A RESTAURANT.

YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT THEY GOT AWAY WITH.

IT WASN'T THEIR DIGNITY.

AND--

Nats of the video

Look at him. Just stole all this stuff.

SHOPLIFTING CONFRONTATION--

SEE THE CRAZY VIDEO OF SHOPLIFTER SHAMING.

RIGHT NOW ON ABC 7 NEWS AT 5. Return to index of stories...


HL1) LIGHTNING REAX-trxVOTOPS


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HL2) BEEF AND BRIEFS-trx SSTOPS (2)


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HL3) SHOPLIFTING SHAMING-trxNATSVO


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STORM WARN-CLIP


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FIRST WEATHER-WX WALL


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BIG STORY-CLIP


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LIGHTNING LATEST-SS(2)


OUR BIG STORY AT 5 --

WE'RE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK AT THE MAN KILLED ON FORT MYERS BEACH TUESDAY --

WHEN HE GOT STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

HIS NAME IS SCOTT WILCOX.

HE'S 41 FROM LEHIGH ACRES.

AND HE DIED RIGHT THERE ON THE BEACH.

TWO TEENAGERS ARE IN THE HOSPITAL TONIGHT.

16 YEAR OLD CHELSEA GILL AND 14 YEAR OLD ZAC LATAWIEC ARE ALSO FROM LEHIGH.

ABC 7 HAS LEARNED-

CHELSEA IS IN FAIR CONDITION.

ZAC IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

FRIENDS TELL US HE'S IN A MEDICALLY INDUCED COMA AND IS FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING FAMILY MEMBERS-VO IN POP SS WIPE


ABC 7 WAS ON THE BEACH JUST MINUTES AFTER THE STRIKE.

WE'RE TOLD ALL THREE WERE WALKING NEAR THE WATER WHEN THE STORM BLEW IN.

A RELATIVE SAYS CHELSEA AND ZAC ARE DATING.

WILCOX WAS A CLOSE FAMILY FRIEND.

ALL THREE WERE AT A TATTOO AND TEE SHIRT SHOP ON THE BEACH-- JUST MOMENTS BEFORE THE DEADLY STRIKE.

CHELSEA AND ZACH WERE WEARING THESE T-SHIRTS - THE ONES THEY HAD MADE AT THE SHOP. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING FAMILY MEMBERS-SOT


Zhenia Evans, Fort Myers Beach Tattoo

:05:15 this morning when I saw the news, I saw they had the exact same

shirts on in the picture, and I'm like no way- wow! Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING DETECTORS ON FMB-OC VO WIPE


CONTINUING OUR TEAM COVERAGE TONIGHT --

FORT MYERS BEACH TOWN LEADERS SPENT THE DAY LOOKING AT WAYS TO MAKE THE BEACH SAFER.

SOMETHING A LOT OF YOU ARE ASKING --

COULD WARNINGS OR ALERT SIRENS HAVE PREVENTED THIS?

NOW --

REGARDLESS OF WHETHER PEOPLE CHOOSE TO STAY ON THE SAND DURING A STORM --

BOTH TOWN LEADERS AND MOST RESIDENTS WE SPOKE WITH SEEM TO THINK IT WOULD HELP.

IN FACT --

THE SAFETY COMMITTEE ON THE ISLAND HAS BEEN TRYING TO GET SIRENS INSTALLED FOR MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING DETECTORS ON FMB-SOTVO


:00-:06 Al Durrett, Fort Myers Beach Public Safety Committee "There's not enough done to prevent what happened yesterday."

:06-:13 Leslie White, Indiana "I think it's beneficial to avoid a situation like yesterday. I mean, you can't really put a price on that."

LET'S TALK REAL MONEY.

IF CITY COUNCIL DECIDES TO INSTALL THE DETECTION EQUIPMENT IN SEPTEMBER --

IT WOULD COST ABOUT 130-THOUSAND DOLLARS AND WOULD COVER *ALL* OF FORT MYERS BEACH.

BUT WE DON'T KNOW WHERE THE MONEY WOULD COME FROM. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING-CLIP


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SAME SEX MARRIAGE-OTS VO


ABC 7 IS FOLLOWING A DEVELOPING STORY IN MONROE COUNTY-

A COUPLE IN KEY WEST IS ASKING A STATE APPEALS COURT TO LET THEM TO GET MARRIED.

THEY WANT THE COURT TO LIFT A STAY PUT IN PLACE WHEN ATTORNEY GENERAL PAM BONDI APPEALED A RULING BY A MONROE COUNTY JUDGE.

THAT RULING OVERTURNED THE STATE'S BAN ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BECAUSE THE JUDGE FOUND IT UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

ABC7 WILL FOLLOW THIS STORY FOR YOU.

STAY WITH ABC 7 FOR THE LATEST ON THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


CHEMICAL SPILL-OC VO WIPE


HAPPENING RIGHT NOW IN COLLIER COUNTY --

CREWS ARE SCRAMBLING TO CLEAN UP WHAT COULD BE A DANGEROUS CHEMICAL SPILL.

NAPLES CITY LEADERS TELL US SOME CONTRACTORS WERE WORKING ON A ROOF ON HORSESHOE DRIVE.

SOMEHOW --

THE CHEMICAL THEY WERE USING TO SEAL THE ROOF -- LEAKED.

UP TO EIGHT GALLONS SPILLED.

NOW IT'S A RACE AGAINST TIME.

THE SUBSTANCE SPILLED INTO A STORM DRAIN --

WHICH FLOWS INTO A NEARBY LAKE --

WHICH THEN DRAINS INTO THE GORDON RIVER --

AND INTO NAPLES BAY. Return to index of stories...


CHEMICAL SPILL-SOTVO


HARBOR MANAGER ROGER JACOBSEN *SOT* You never know when it comes to fish and breeding fish and spawning fish. We're right in the middle of matinee breeding season, right in the middle of all the fish spawning so it may not have an affect on an adult fish, but it may haven an affect on a small fish.

HARBOR MANAGER ROGER JACOBSEN TELLS US A TRUCK IS ON ITS WAY TO CLEAN UP THE MESS.

ACCORDING TO HIM --

RAINWATER IS THE ONLY THING ALLOWED INTO CITY'S STORM DRAINS. Return to index of stories...


SCOTT IN FORT MYERS-OC VO WIPE


GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WAS IN FORT MYERS TODAY-AS PART OF HIS CAMPAIGN TOUR.

HE SAYS HE WANTS TO GIVE TEACHERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND THE SUMMER WORKING IN COMPANIES LIKE ENTERTAINMENT METELS IN FORT MYERS.

THE GOAL---SHARPEN THEIR SKILLS AND BRING WHAT THEY LEARNED BACK TO THE CLASSROOM.

HE ALSO WANTS TO ELIMINATE TAX ON MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT SO COMPANIES WILL HIRE MORE PEOPLE AND BUY MORE EQUIPMENT. Return to index of stories...


SCOTT IN FORT MYERS-SOTVO


what's huge for us.slated to buy new equipment

THE GOVERNOR SAYS ELIMINATING THE TAX ON MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT WILL SAVE COMPANIES STATEWIDE 140 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR AND ENTICE OUT OF STATE COMPANIES TO RELOCATE HERE. Return to index of stories...


Q POLL-OC VO WIPE


A NEW POLL SHOWS DEMOCRAT CHARLIE CRIST'S LEAD OVER REPUBLICAN INCUMBENT RICK SCOTT HAS NARROWED IN THE RACE FOR FLORIDA GOVERNOR.

CRIST LEADS SCOTT BY A MARGIN OF 45 PERCENT TO 40 PERCENT- DOWN FROM A 10-POINT ADVANTAGE IN APRIL.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO THE QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY POLL RELEASED TODAY.

THE RACE IS EVEN TIGHTER WHEN LIBERTARIAN CANDIDATE ADRIAN WYLLIE IS ADDED TO THE MIX.

THE POLL SHOWS THAT ATTACK ADS AGAINST CRIST COULD BE HAVING AN EFFECT. Return to index of stories...


STUCK IN THE VA CLINIC-VO IN TCMON


CONSIDERING THEY'RE FACING CRITICISM THEY'VE *METAPHORICALLY* FORGOTTEN ABOUT OUR VETERANS --

THIS IS NOT GOOD FOR THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION.

A FLORIDA V-A CLINIC *LITERALLY* FORGET ABOUT A VETERAN.

A MARINE SAYS HE WAS LOCKED INSIDE A CENTRAL FLORIDA COMMUNITY CLINIC FOR HOURS --

ABANDONED TO LEFT TO WANDER THE HALLS.

ERIK SANDOVAL REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


STUCK IN THE VA CLINIC-PKG


***NOT VERBATIM***

A Marine veteran from Deltona says he's very disappointed in the Veterans Administration after he was locked inside the community clinic in Orange City on Monday.

Jeffrey Duck tells Local 6 he arrived as a "walk in" patient at the clinic located on S. Volusia Avenue at 1 p.m. Monday.

He says he sat waiting in a consultation room for more than three hours before he realized he was the only one left in the building.

"I was apparently left there and forgotten," said Duck.

Locked inside and worried that he would be accused of trying to steal something, Duck whipped out his cellphone to take video of him walking around the lobby, which set off the burglar alarm.

He called 911.

"I apparently got left in a VA facility -- a medical facility -- and the alarm has been going off," he told the operator.

"So, you're inside and there's no employees?" the operator asked.

"None that I can see," he said.

The Veterans Administration issued an apology to Duck on Tuesday, saying, "We want to apologize to Mr. Duck for his experience yesterday at the Orange City VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic."

"We are looking at our closing procedures and will make changes to ensure that this does not happen again," VA administrators stated.

Duck said he's not angry.

"I'm kind of disappointed; really disappointed," he said. "There's a lot going on with the VA right now, they're all over the news. Everybody knows what's going on with them."

Duck says he hopes his story will help shine attention on other problem areas within the medical operations.

"There's a lot of people with bigger problems than me." Return to index of stories...


FL KID BITTEN BY SHARK-OC VO WIPE


A BOY VISITING FLORIDA IS THE HOSPITAL-

RECOVERING FROM A SHARK BITE.

EIGHT- YEAR OLD AADYN CRICK SAYS HE WAS JUST PLAYING IN THE SURF MONDAY AFTERNOON IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

WHEN HE FELT SUDDEN PRESSURE ON HIS RIGHT KNEE.

HIS MOTHER, WAS JUST A FEW FEET AWAY WHEN IT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


FL KID BITTEN BY SHARK-SOTVO


SOTMichelle Jarman JARMAN: "I just heard him scream. And i turn around and he was within

several arms reach and I pulled him up out of the water, and I could see the

bone, on his knee."

SOT Aadyn Crick "When I felt it, my eyes opened, and then a second later, I

started screaming because it hurt so much."

AADYN'S LEG HAD BEEN SLICED WIDE OPEN A SIX TO SEVEN INCH LONG CUT MORE THAN AN INCH DEEP.

WHEN EMERGENCY PERSONNEL ARRIVED, THEY TOLD HER IT APPEARED HER SON WAS BITTEN BY A SHARK.

AADYN UNDERWENT SURGERY BUT SAYS HE WAS MORE UPSET HE RUINED EVERYONE'S VACATION AND HIS FAMILY DIDN'T GET TO GO TO DISNEY WORLD. Return to index of stories...


FRUIT RECALL-TCMON VO WIPE


CONSUMER ALERT --

HAVE YOU BOUGHT PEACHES, NECTARINES, OR PLUMS RECENTLY?

THERE'S A MAJOR RECALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT.

WE FIRST TOLD YOU ABOUT THIS YESTERDAY.

THE RECALL AFFECTS PEACHES, NECTARINES, PLUMS, AND PLUOTS SOLD AT TRADER JOE'S.

NOW IT'S EXPANDED TO COSTCO, KROGER, WALMART AND SAM'S CLUB.

IT'S A VOLUNTARY RECALL BECAUSE OF CONCERNS ABOUT LISTERIA CONTAMINATION.

THERE HAVE BEEN NO REPORTED ILLNESSES. Return to index of stories...


JEEP RECALL-TRX VO TOPS


CHRYSLER IS RECALLING MORE THAN 700 THOUSAND JEEPS TONIGHT.

THEY'RE WORRIED ABOUT THE IGNITION SWITCHES.

LET ME TELL YOU WHICH CARS ARE IMPACTED.

2006 AND 2007 JEEP COMMANDERS --

AND JEEP GRAND CHEROKEES FROM 2005 TO 2007.

THE COMPANY SAYS THE PROBLEM CAN CAUSE THE IGNITION KEY TO MOVE OUT OF THE "ON" POSITION.

USUALLY IT'S BECAUSE A DRIVER'S KNEE JOSTLES IT WHILE DRIVING.

CHRYSLER WILL GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU. Return to index of stories...


PACEMAKER SURGERY-OTS VO WIPE


IN ABC 7'S HEALTHY LIVING-

SOME ARE CALLING IT A LEAP IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY- AND IT'S HAPPENING RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

MORE THAN 4-MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE USE A PACEMAKER.

TRADITIONALLY THEYRE IMPLANTED UNDER THE SKIN.

50 HOSPITALS NATIONWIDE ARE PARTICIPATING IN A CLINICAL TRIAL WITH A PACEMAKER ABOUT ONE TENTH THE SIZE- CALLED A LEADLESS PACEMAKER.

NAPLES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IS ONE OF THEM.

ROBERT BLANCHARD HAD ONE IMPLANTED NEARLY TWO WEEKS AGO.

NORMALLY PATIENTS ARE RECOVERING FOR MONTHS- BLANCHARD'S DOCTOR SAYS WITH THIS NEW PACEMAKER- PEOPLE CAN BOUNCE BACK IN A MATTER OF DAYS. Return to index of stories...


PACEMAKER SURGERY-SOTVO


4 PM SOT KENNETH PLUNKITT/ MD SOT: 165301 this is a frontier. THis is the future. If you've ever bought an ipod or a device youve marveled at how fast they become smaller. The same thing is true here.11

IF YOU THINK YOU'RE A CANDIDATE FOR THIS TRIAL,CONTACT THE NAPLES HEART RHYTHM SPECIALISTS.

WE HAVE CONTACT INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE ABC-DASH-7-DOT-COM. Return to index of stories...


CDC ON SCREEN TIME-OC VO


A SHOCKING NEW REPORT FROM THE C-D-C SUGGESTS THREE IN EVERY FOUR CHILDREN --

SPEND TOO MUCH TIME IN FRONT OF A T-V SCREEN!

THE "AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS" SAYS SOME T-V WATCHING AND COMPUTER USE IS BENEFICIAL.

BUT NO CHILD SHOULD GET MORE THAN TWO HOURS A DAY.

YET GET THIS --

15 PERCENT OF TEENS WATCH T-V FOUR OR MORE HOURS A DAY.

12 USE THEIR COMPUTER MORE THAN FOUR A DAY.

THEIR RECOMMENDATION -- EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES OR VOLUNTEER.

PLUS --

YOU CAN USE A FREE APP LIKE "SCREEN TIME" TO SET LIMITS. Return to index of stories...


PINK FIRE TRUCK-OTS VO WIPE


A PINK FIRE TRUCK CERTAINLY BRIGHTENED ONE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WOMAN'S DAY.

DAWN LOUCHART'S FAMILY ARRANGED FOR THE PINK-HEALS TRUCK TO VISIT HER AND GIVE HER A LITTLE "PICK-ME-UP" --

AS SHE BATTLES CANCER.

IT'S SOMETHING THE ORGANIZATION IS FAMILIAR WITH -- STOPPING IN TO SHOW COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR WOMEN IN NEED.

AND THEY'RE GETTING QUITE A BIT OF ATTENTION FOR THEIR PERSONALIZED FLUORESCENT RIDE ON FOUR WHEELS. Return to index of stories...


PINK FIRE TRUCK-SOTVO


SOT 0:13 TOTAL

2556 this truck becomes a rolling memorial with these signatures, in honor of women and their families and the community.

4450 it means so much, when someone has cancer, to know there's something out there to give us support.

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN HAVING THE TRUCK VISIT SOMEONE YOU KNOW --

WE HAVE MORE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE --

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


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


CAUGHT WITH THEIR PANTS DOWN.

AHEAD - SEE THESE BONITA BEACH BUMS AND THEIR EARLY MORNING RESTAURANT RAID.

DO YOU KNOW THEM?

AND -

A GRIZZLY TEST.

THE BEAR-PROOF TRASH CANS NOW MANDATORY IN ONE CITY.

COULD THE SAME HELP KEEP AWAY BLACK BEARS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA?

ABC7 HAS THE ANSWER. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A BEEF BURGLARS IN BRIEFS-SSTOPS


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TZ1 B BEAR PROOF TRASHCANS-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


Scattered storms will roam through Southwest Florida for the balance of the afternoon and evening, and a few of today's storms may be intense with frequent cloud-to-ground lightning, heavy rain and gusty winds.

The storms will be scattered in nature with the highest storm coverage expected over our inland communities, but even our coastal zones may see a passing storm before the evening is done.

After topping out in the low to mid 90s this afternoon, temperatures will settle into the mid 70s overnight into early Thursday morning.

We'll end up back in the low to mid 90s for Thursday afternoon with a blend of sunshine and clouds, and expect scattered storms to fire up during the heat of the day and into the evening.

Storms will be possible anywhere tomorrow, but the highest rain chances will be across our inland communities.

Expect a slight downward trend in rain chances for the upcoming weekend, but we'll still have enough moisture in place for some isolated afternoon storms.

Temperatures will continue peaking in the low to mid 90s during the day and cooling down into the mid 70s at night. Return to index of stories...


BEEF BURGLARS IN BRIEFS-SSTOPS (3) WIPE


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS-

THREE BARE BANDITS.

THESE ARE SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS TAKEN FROM DOCS BEACH HOUSE RESTAURANT

ON BONITA BEACH.

DEPUTIES SAY AT LEAST THREE MEN-- WEARING JUST UNDERWEAR-- BROKE INTO

THE RESTAURANT EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

THE SUSPECTS TOOK OFF WITH BURGERS, BACON AND THREE PEPPERS.

THEY LEFT COMPLETELY NUDE.

ABC7 SPOKE WITH ONE OF THE MANAGERS. Return to index of stories...


BEEF BURGLARS IN BRIEFS-SOT SS


LOU BANGERT

MANAGER, DOCS BEACH HOUSE

"Three men with no clothes on at 3:00 in the morning it's a little

strange. Of course we've never had anything like that ever happen. I

just think its. I never heard of anything like that!

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT THE SUSPECTS IS ASKED TO CALL THE

SHERIFFS OFFICE OR CRIME STOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


STUBHUB CYBERTHEFT-OC VO


cy

CYBER-HACKERS LATEST TARGET --

MAY BE WHERE YOU BUY CONCERT TICKETS.

STUB-HUB -- THE ONLINE RETAILER FOR CONCERTS AND SPORTS EVENTS --

GOT HACKED.

THE COMPANY SAYS THIEVES WERE ABLE TO GET INTO MORE THAN 1-THOUSAND CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS AND BUY TICKETS FOR EVENTS.

THEY PULLED OFF THE DATA BREACH USING SPYWARE --

TO STEAL LOGINS AND PASSWORDS.

BUT -- IF YOU WERE AFFECTED -- YOU ALREADY GOT A REFUND.

YOU'RE FINE IF YOU HAVEN'T HEARD FROM THEM. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES COMES OUT ON TOP-OC SS(3)


HERE'S WHAT PEOPLE IN NAPLES ALREADY KNOW-

IT'S A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE.

IT'S BEEN NAMED IN TWO REPORTS TODAY-

AS ONE OF THE HAPPIEST CITIES AND THE CITY WITH THE HIGHEST JOB GROWTH IN THE NATION.

TAKE A LOOK-

FORBES MAGAZINE SAYS CITIES IN GREEN ARE expected to have the fastest RATES OF JOB GROWTH THROUGH 2016.

THE ONES IN ORANGE ARE THE SLOWEST.

NAPLES CAME OUT ON TOP WITH 4-POINT-1 PERCENT.

CAPE CORAL CAME IN SIXTH WITH 3-POINT-7 PERCENT.

THE MAGAZINE SAYS THAT'S BECAUSE THE STATE IS CRAWLING BACK FROM THE RECESSION AND PEOPLE ARE FLOCKING TO THE SUNSHINE STATE.

AND NAPLES WAS NAMED THE 4TH HAPPIEST CITY WITH LESS THAN A MILLION PEOPLE.

RESEARCHERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND HARVARD UNIVERSITY FOUND THAT HAPPINESS IN CITIES IS GREATER WHEN A CITY IS GROWING. Return to index of stories...


BEAR PROOF TRASH CANS-VO TOPS


CHECK OUT GRIZZLY BEAR VERSUS TRASH CAN.

YOU'D THINK DAVID VERSUS GOLIATH --

BUT THE TRASH CAN WINS.

THE BEAR FLIPS IT.

CLAWS AT IT.

JUMPS ON IT.

BUT HE DOESN'T GET IN IT.

THE CITY OF BOULDER, COLORADO WERE PUTTING THE BEAR-RESISTANT TRASHCANS TO THE TEST --

AS COUNCIL-MEMBERS PUSH TO REQUIRE THEM FOR ALL RESIDENTS.

THEY SAY IT'LL KEEP BEARS FROM ROAMING NEIGHBORHOODS --

LOOKING FOR FOOD.

HERE IN FLORIDA --

F-W-C OFFICERS RECOMMEND SIMILAR BEAR-RESISTANT TRASH-CANS --

HOPING TO FEND OFF BLACK BEARS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


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


SMITH:

He's taking off right now.

SHOPLIFTER:

Whatever dude.

SHOPLIFTER SHAMED!

AHEAD - MEET THE NOW VIRAL VIGILANTE.

WHAT HE DID WHEN HE COULDN'T STOP A SHOPLIFTER AND WHY HE HOPES YOU DO THE SAME.

SOMETHING'S WRONG WITH FLORIDA'S FAVORITE FRUIT.

ABC7 EXPLAINS WHY ORANGE JUICE COULD SOON DRY UP.

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TZ2 A GMA SHAMING SHOPLIFTERS-NATSVO-WIPE


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TZ2 B OJ SALES DOWN-VOTOPS


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GMA SHAMING SHOPLIFTERS-VO IN TCMON


A GOOD SAMARITAN FOUGHT BACK AGAINST AN ALLEGED SHOPLIFTER ON FACEBOOK -- HE POSTED THIS CELL PHONE VIDEO OF A SHOPLIFTING SPREE AT WAL-MART -- HELPING POLICE IDENTIFY THE SUSPECT.

LARA SPENCER REPORTS ON THE LATEST CASE OF SHAMING A SHOPLIFTER. Return to index of stories...


GMA SHAMING SHOPLIFTERS-PKG


Nats

Just ran this stuff out of Walmart right herejust stole it

He's the vigilante going viral take a look and listen as one man uses his

cell phone to catch an alleged shoplifter in action outside an Oklahoma Wal-

mart.

SMITH:

He's taking off right now.

SHOPLIFTER:

Whatever dude.

SMITH:

He took his license plate! It's alright. It's alright. There's the VIN

number.

SMITH:

That guy right here's taking it. Look at him. Just stole all this stuff.

SHOPLIFTER:

I paid for it.

SHOPLIFTER

Yeah I got his VIN number and everything.

SHOPLIFTER

Go. Go.

Anthony - the Good Samaritan behind the cell phone says he -- was waiting

for his fianc to checkout at this Walmart near Tulsa Sunday night when he

says he saw a man suspiciously looking around the exit, then darting out

without paying a dime.

PHONER SOT TONY SMITH - 20;17;42;28

it was very obvious that he was stealing them -- none of the items were

bagged

He says he doesn't want to go on camera, fearing possible retaliation but he

did speak with us by phone.

PHONER SOT TONY SMITH

I asked him if he had paid for his items and he kind of said "sir do't worry

about that"

The video has been shared more than 4 thousand times since Anthony posted it

to faceook and it captured the attention of police.

Nats of the video

Look at him. Just stole all this stuff.

SHOPLIFTER

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GMA SHAMING SHOPLIFTERS-OC


POLICE SAY THEY'VE IDENTIFIED THE MAN AND THE GETAWAY DRIVER-

BUT HAVEN'T RELEASED THEIR NAMES.

THAT POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS IF YOU WITNESS A CRIME-

SNAP YOUR PHOTOS OR SHOOT YOUR VIDEO AT A DISTANCE-

THAT'S SAFER THAN CONFRONTING THE SUSPECT. Return to index of stories...


LOCAL ORANGE JUICE SALES DOWN-OTS VO WIPE


BAD FOR FLORIDA!

ORANGE JUICE SALES HAVE SUNK TO RECORD LAWS.

TODAY --

ABC 7 DUG DEEPER INTO WHAT THIS MEANS FOR LOCAL ORANGE GROWERS.

HERE'S WHAT WE FOUND.

SHOPPERS BOUGHT EIGHT PERCENT LESS O-J THIS YEAR COMPARED TO LAST.

AND LOCAL GROWERS ARE FEELING.

THE OWNER AT BUCKINGHAM FARMS IN FORT MYERS --

TELLS US THEY'VE SEEN AN 80 PERCENT DROP IN ORANGE JUICE SALES SO FAR THIS MONTH --

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LOCAL ORANGE JUICE SALES DOWN-SOTVO


TJ Cannamela

Owner, Buckingham Farms

49:13-49:22

It could be devastating. It slows down. People don't come in for the certain breakfast items like orange juice, so we would like to see those sales up a little higher.

ANALYSTS THINK THE DROP IN ORANGE JUICE SALES --

STEMS FROM MORE COMPETITION COMING FROM EXOTIC FRUIT JUICES, ENERGY DRINKS AND FLAVORED WATERS. Return to index of stories...


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


CRISIS ON OUR BORDER.

ABC7 TAKES YOU TO TEXAS.

THE SHOOTOUT BETWEEN BORDER PATROL AND A NOTORIOUS GANG MEMBER.

PLUS - WHAT THE STATE IS DOING TO STOP HUMAN SMUGGLING.

NATS OF BUGLE

PLUS --

40 CASKETS ARRIVE IN THE NETHERLANDS.

THE REMAINS OF THE VICTIMS ON-BOARD THE MALAYSIA FLIGHT SHOT DOWN IN UKRAINE.

AHEAD --

THE GRIEF AND ANGER AS RUSSIAN REBELS LOOT THE WRECKAGE.

Men can have their man cave I have a she cave.

A THREE STORY SHE-CAVE!

THE SHOES.

CLOTHES.

JEWELRY AND THE CHAMPAGNE BAR!

ONE WOMAN SHOWS US HOW SHE'S MAKING MONEY OFF HER CLOSET.

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TZ3 A BORDER PATROL-NATSVO


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TZ3 B MALAYSIA PLANE CRASH-NATSVO


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TZ3 C 3 STORY CLOSET-SOTVO


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GOVERNOR ON SAME SEX MARRIAGE


48:15-49:17

Dave asks question

I believe in traditional marriage. Voters decided in 2008 that marriage would be between a man and a woman. It's gonna go into the court system. The courts will end up deciding.

I still believe in traditional marriage. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


BUT FIRST - MEET ABC 7'S FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY.

Mary Jayne Coyne of Naples

THANKS FOR WATCHING ??NAME??

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