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DIRECTORS PAGE TZ2 A TEXTING AND WALKING-NATSVO
HEADLINES TZ2 B DTFM PARKING CHANGES-VOTOPS
HL 1) CRIME VAN ARSON-VOTOPS JP WXRATE OPEN-CLIP
HL 2) LOCAL EBOLA-VOTOPS WEATHER-PWC
HL 3) TEXTING AND WALKING-VOTOPS WEATHER-WXWALL
HL 3.5) TEXTING AND WALKING-NATSVO TEXTING AND WALKING-TC MON VO
TRACKING TS BERTHA-CLIP TEXTING AND WALKING-SOTVO
FIRST WEATHER-WX WALL DTFM PARKING CHANGES-VO-WIPE
BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP B DTFM PARKING CHANGES-SOTVO
CRIME VAN ARSON-SS-VO-OC MOST HACKABLE CARS-VIDBOX-OC
CRIME VAN ARSON-SOT-SS LOVE THAT DRESS-VOTOPS-CG
CHARCO ROBBERY-VO-WIPE SALES TAX HOLIDAY-VOTOPS-BNR
CHARCO ROBBERY-SOTVO COMING UP NEXT-CLIP
BONITA HOME INVASION-VO-WIPE TEASE THREE-POP
BONITA HOME INVASION-SOT-SS TZ3 A SPORTS TEASE-VO-DISS
STOLEN DEBIT CARDS-SS(3) TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
TEEN KILLED IN CRASH-ZM-SS(2) 11PM TZ1) BUS CRASH-VOTOPS-WIPE
UNSOLVED MURDER ANNIVERSARY-SS-VO 11PM TZ2) HOT MOM-VOTOPS
RAUSCHENBURG RULING-VO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
REDISTRICTING CHANGES-BNC-VO-WIPE HENKE BERG-POPMON
REDISTRICTING CHANGES-SOTVO LANDON WEBER-VOTTOPS
BABY COURTS-BNC-VO-WIPE BLAKE WHEELER-VOTOPS
BABY COURTS-SOTVO GIRLS GOLF-VOTOPS
LIONFISH CHANGES-VIDBOX WINNER SOUND-SOTTOPS
NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP DUSTIN JOHNSON-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE DUSTIN JOHNSON-SOTTOPS
TZ1 A LOCAL EBOLA-VOTOPS MIAMI DOLPHINS-POPMON
TZ1 B BODY FOUND-VOTOPS MIAMI DOLPHINS-VTOPS
DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP MIAMI DOLPHINS-SOTOPS
EBOLA LOCAL HOSPITALS-TC MON VO DWAYNE WADE-votops
EBOLA LOCAL HOSPITALS-SOTVO DWAYNE WADE-sotops
BODY FOUND IN CENTRAL FL-VO-SS(2) FGCU AVE MARIA-VOTOPS
NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS
TEASE TWO GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT


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HEADLINES


CHARRED CONCRETE --

AND A LOT OF QUESTIONS.

THAT'S WHAT'S LEFT FROM A COLLIER COUNTY CRIME SCENE.

NOW AT 7 --

WHAT LED DEPUTIES TO THEIR ARSON SUSPECT.

PLUS -- DEALING WITH A DEADLY VIRUS.

AS TWO PATIENTS WITH EBOLA GET TREATED IN THE US TONIGHT --

ABC7 INVESTIGATES IF LOCAL HOSPITALS COULD HANDLE THIS.

AND -- WATCH OUT FOR THAT.

"cars driving by"

NEW NUMBERS TONIGHT -- ON WALKING WHILE DISTRACTED.

THE DANGERS OF TEXTING -- AND NOT PAYING ATTENTION --

THE NEWS AT 7 STARTS NOW. Return to index of stories...


HL 1) CRIME VAN ARSON-VOTOPS


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HL 2) LOCAL EBOLA-VOTOPS


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HL 3) TEXTING AND WALKING-VOTOPS


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HL 3.5) TEXTING AND WALKING-NATSVO


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TRACKING TS BERTHA-CLIP


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FIRST WEATHER-WX WALL


TROPICAL STORM BERTHA ROLLING THROUGH THE LESSER ANTILLES.

Tropical Storm Bertha is moving across parts of the Lesser Antilles this evening and is beginning to make its move toward Puerto Rico.

The 5 pm advisory from the National Hurricane Center shows sustained winds of 50 mph, with gusts to 65 mph.

The storm is located over the north part of the island of Martinique with a minimum pressure of 1007 mb.

Bertha has picked up speed and is moving rapidly to the West-Northwest at 24 mph. The storm will move away from the Lesser Antilles and into the Caribbean Sea overnight.

Tropical Storm Warnings has been issued this evening for parts of the Bahamas and for the Turks and Caicos Islands. Warnings continue for Dominica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.

Tropical Storm Watches are in effect for the eastern Dominican Republic.

Bertha is expected to stay a tropical storm as it moves towards Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic over the next 24 hours.

The second named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season developed late Thursday Night about 300 miles east of Barbados.

Forecast models still indicate the storm will likely turn northwestward late this weekend, impacting the eastern Bahamas and staying well east of Florida. Return to index of stories...


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CRIME VAN ARSON-SS-VO-OC


IT WAS NO ACCIDENT!

OUR BIG STORY TONIGHT --

INVESTIGATORS SAY A MAN SET A CRIME SCENE VAN ON FIRE IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

COLTON SMITH IS FACING ARSON CHARGES.

THE VAN WAS GONE FROM THE ORANGE TREE COMMUNITY BEFORE ABC7 GOT THERE.

WHAT WE DID FIND -- WAS A CHARRED DRIVEWAY --

AND BURNED GRASS.

DEPUTIES SAY THEY FOUND A RED GAS CAN ON FIRE -- AND SMITH RIDING AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD ON HIS BIKE SMELLING LIKE FUEL.

NEIGHBORS TELL ABC7 --

THEY WOKE UP TO HELICOPTERS CIRCLING OVERHEAD --

AND COULDN'T GET ANSWERS FROM DEPUTIES. Return to index of stories...


CRIME VAN ARSON-SOT-SS


19:54:09-:14

Scary because I was locking my doors because I'm scared. I said "I'm going to check the door."

SUMMERS

19:55:29-:35

He goes 'Well you could say that there was a fire involved.' I said 'What happened?' He goes 'I can't say anymore than that. I can't tell you.'

ABC7 FOUND OUT SMITH WAS ARRESTED LAST SUNDAY TOO.

DEPUTIES SAY THEY CAUGHT HIM SPEEDING WHILE DRUNK. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO ROBBERY-VO-WIPE


IN PORT CHARLOTTE --

ONE MAN IS RECOVERING AFTER NEIGHBORS SAY HE WAS STABBED DURING A HOME INVASION.

IT HAPPENED AT AN R-V PARK ALONG US-41 IN CHARLOTTE HARBOR.

INVESTIGATORS AND FORENSIC UNITS HAVE BEEN WORKING THE SCENE MOST OF THE DAY.

ABC7 TALKED TO A MAN WHO WORKS NEARBY --

HE SAYS THIS ISN'T THE FIRST TIME HE'S SEEN CRIME AT THE PARK. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO ROBBERY-SOTVO


"I wouldn't live there because like I said there's cops there all the time,

we've had incidents where we've had beer bottles thrown over our fence, drug paraphenalia thrown over our fence."

THE VICTIM GOT HIMSELF TO THE HOSPITAL.

STAFF THERE CALLED DEPUTIES.

INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL LOOKING FOR THE ROBBERS. Return to index of stories...


BONITA HOME INVASION-VO-WIPE


A BONITA SPRINGS COUPLE --

TIED UP AND ROBBED BY MASKED MEN -- WANT ANSWERS.

BUT LAW ENFORCEMENT DOESN'T HAVE ANY SUSPECTS.

SINCE THE CRIME AT THIS GATED COMMUNITY --

PEOPLE WHO LIVE THERE SAY THEY'VE SEEN MORE SECURITY.

POLICE TOLD US THIS DID NOT SEEM LIKE A RANDOM CRIME --

AND THE ROBBERS KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED FROM THE HOME. Return to index of stories...


BONITA HOME INVASION-SOT-SS


Tony Schall

Lee Co. Sheriff's Office

Suspects like this, they'll go out seeking victims that they think have more money or more jewelry and that looks like this was the case here.

ALTOGETHER --

THIEVES GOT AWAY WITH 25 THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF JEWELRY --

THIS IS SOME OF IT.

THEY ALSO GOT AWAY WITH CASH.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION -- CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


STOLEN DEBIT CARDS-SS(3)


BRAND NEW AT 7 --

WE JUST GOT THESE PICTURES.

THEY SHOW THREE MEN USING SOMEONE ELSE'S DEBIT CARD --

TO BUY HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF STUFF.

LEE COUNTY DETECTIVES GOT THESE SURVEILLANCE PICTURES FROM THE WAL-MART AT SIX MILE CYPRESS --

ONE OF THE PLACES THE MEN USED THE CARD.

THE VICTIM SAYS SHE HAD HER CARD WITH HER AT ALL TIMES.

DETECTIVES DON'T KNOW YET IF THE CROOKS CLONED HER CARD.

IF YOU RECOGNIZE THESE GUYS, CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


TEEN KILLED IN CRASH-ZM-SS(2)


STATE TROOPERS SAY THE DRIVER WHO CAUSED A DEADLY CRASH IN NAPLES --

WAS DRINKING AND SPEEDING.

IT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT AT THE CORNER OF LOGAN BOULEVARD AND PINE RIDGE ROAD.

TROOPERS SAY JUSTINO CIRONE RAN A RED LIGHT AND SLAMMED INTO A JEEP.

IT CAUSED A CHAIN REACTION.

A PASSENGER IN THE JEEP --16-YEAR OLD DYLAN HEISTON -- DIED ON THE SCENE.

CHARGES ARE PENDING. Return to index of stories...


UNSOLVED MURDER ANNIVERSARY-SS-VO


COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE STILL LOOKING FOR A MURDERER BEHIND A DEADLY STABBING.

TWO YEARS AGO TODAY --

JOSEPH GODCHARLES WAS FOUND STABBED TO DEATH IN HIS BEDROOM.

IT HAPPENED IN THE GATED COMMUNITY OF KEY ROYAL VILLAS OFF IMMOKALEE ROAD.

DETECTIVES SAY NOTHING WAS STOLEN FROM HIS HOUSE.

THEY THINK GODCHARLES KNEW HIS KILLER.

IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION ABOUT HIS MURDER -- CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


RAUSCHENBURG RULING-VO


A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR DISPUTE OVER THE ESTATE BELONGING TO A FAMOUS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ARTIST. HAS NOW BEEN RESOLVED.

A JUDGE JUST AWARDED MILLIONS TO FRIENDS OF THE LATE ROBERT RAUSCHENBURG.

RAUSHENBURG DIED IN 2008.

HE PUT HIS FRIENDS IN CHARGE OF THE ESTATE.

THEY CLAIMED THEY DESERVED 60 MILLION DOLLARS FOR GROWING THE ESTATE SINCE RAUSHENBERG PASSED.

THE FOUNDATION, THOUGH, SAID THEY SHOULD ONLY GET A COUPLE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THE JUDGE ULTIMATELY DECIDED THEY DESERVED 24 POINT 6 MILLION --

MINUS THE 8 MILLION THEY'VE ALREADY RECEIVED. Return to index of stories...


REDISTRICTING CHANGES-BNC-VO-WIPE


FLORIDA LAWMAKERS HAVE TWO WEEKS TO RE-SUBMIT A MAP OF CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.

LAST MONTH --

A JUDGE RULED THE DISTRICTS WERE ILLEGALLY DRAWN IN 2012.

THEY FAVORED REPUBLICANS.

LAWMAKERS ASKED JUDGE TERRY LEWIS TO USE THE OLD MAP FOR THIS FALL'S ELECTION -- CLAIMING THERE WASN'T ENOUGH TIME TO CHANGE IT.

THE GROUP THAT BROUGHT THE LAWSUIT BEGS TO DIFFER. Return to index of stories...


REDISTRICTING CHANGES-SOTVO


"The legislature has the ability, and quite frankly the responsibility, to draw constitutionally sound district maps.

Now, they have a second bite at the apple, a second chance to do that, and we're looking forward to seeing the result."

THE JUDGE ORDERED THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND COUNTY ELECTIONS SUPERVISORS TO SUBMIT A DRAFT SCHEDULE FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION.

HE ALSO SCHEDULED ORAL ARGUMENTS FOR AUGUST 20TH --

SIX DAYS BEFORE FLORIDA'S REGULARLY-SCHEDULED PRIMARY ELECTION. Return to index of stories...


BABY COURTS-BNC-VO-WIPE


FLORIDA IS WORKING ON A WAY TO PUT A BABY'S NEED'S -- BEFORE OTHERS.

THE STATE IS DEVELOPING SPECIALIZED "BABY COURTS."

JUDGES, LAWYERS AND CASEWORKERS WILL BE ABLE TO FOCUS MORE ATTENTION ON TRAUMATIZED INFANTS.

THAT'S BECAUSE 90 PERCENT OF CHILDREN COMING INTO THE CHILD-WELFARE SYSTEM HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO TRAUMA.

THAT CAN LEAD TO HEALTH PROBLEMS, CRIME AND ADDICTION. Return to index of stories...


BABY COURTS-SOTVO


Mimi Graham, Director, FSU Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy

"We really believe, and the science substantiates, that baby courting can really transform these families so we can stop the whole intergenerational cycle."

CHILDREN IN POVERTY EXPERIENCE ALMOST DOUBLE THE NUMBER OF EARLY TRAUMAS.

CHILDCARE EXPERTS SAY THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN COMING INTO FLORIDA'S CHILD-WELFARE SYSTEM HAS RISEN BY 10-THOUSAND IN THE LAST FOUR YEARS. Return to index of stories...


LIONFISH CHANGES-VIDBOX


STARTING TODAY --

THE STATE IS CHANGING THE WAY IT MANAGES INVASIVE LIONFISH.

THE FISH IS KNOWN TO DESTROY UNDERWATER ECOSYSTEMS.

THEY STARTED SHOWING UP IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MORE THAN A YEAR AGO.

TO GET RID OF THEM --

DIVERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO SPEARFISH AND USE SPECIAL BREATHING EQUIPMENT.

PLUS -- FISHERMAN CAN NO LONGER IMPORT OR TRADE LIVE LIONFISH.

THE F-W-C ALSO INTRODUCED AN APP TO REPORT LIONFISH SIGHTINGS. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE ONE


AN EBOLA OUTBREAK IS STEALING LIVES --

AND THE U-S IS GETTING INVOLVED.

ABC7 INVESTIGATES WHETHER SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IS READY.

PLUS -- THE POSSIBLE BIG BREAK IN THE SEARCH FOR A MISSING FLORIDA TEEN.

THAT'S NEXT. Return to index of stories...


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TZ1 B BODY FOUND-VOTOPS


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DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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EBOLA LOCAL HOSPITALS-TC MON VO


U-S HOSPITALS ARE GETTING READY --

JUST IN CASE.

AN EBOLA OUTBREAK HAS ALREADY KILLED MORE THAN 700 PEOPLE IN AFRCIA.

AN AMERICAN AID WORKER INFECTED WITH THE DEADLY DISEASE IS NOW COMING TO THE U-S FOR TREATMENT.

SO COULD SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HOSPITALS HANDLE THE VIRUS, IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT IT BECOMES AN ISSUE HERE?

WE CALLED HOSPITALS IN CHARLOTTE, LEE AND COLLIER COUNTY TODAY ASKING THAT QUESTION.

PHYSICIANS REGIONAL AND TWO OF THE BAYFRONT LOCATIONS SENT US A STATEMENT SAYING THEY WILL FOLLOW C-D-C GUIDELINES.

LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEMS SAID THEY'RE PREPARED AS WELL. Return to index of stories...


EBOLA LOCAL HOSPITALS-SOTVO


Stephen Streed, Lee Memorial Health Systems Epidemiologist

01:42:25 "For the individual that has it it's very dangerous. For transmition likelihood much less dangerous if you know what you're dealing with in advance." 01:42:32

HEALTHCARE WORKERS MUST WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR WHILE DEALING WITH INFECTED PATIENTS.

THEY ALSO HAVE ISOLATION ROOMS.

THE DIRECTOR OF THE C-D-C RELEASED A STATEMENT SAYING THEY DO NOT ANTICIPATE THIS WILL SPREAD IN THE U-S. Return to index of stories...


BODY FOUND IN CENTRAL FL-VO-SS(2)


THERE COULD BE A MAJOR BREAK IN THE SEARCH FOR A CENTRAL FLORIDA TEEN.

CREWS FOUND A DECOMPOSED BODY OF A FEMALE IN CHAMPIONSGATE.

IT'S THE SAME AREA WHERE THEY WERE LOOKING FOR 16 YEAR OLD ALEXANDRIA CHERY.

CHERY HASN'T BEEN SEEN SINCE MONDAY.

THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE WILL TRY TO IDENTIFY THE BODY THEY FOUND, TO SEE IF IT'S HER.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED THE BOYFRIEND OF THE GIRL'S MOTHER.

HE'S ACCUSED OF CLEANING BLOOD SPATTER IN THE HOME AND LYING TO DETECTIVES ABOUT WHERE HE WAS WHEN SHE DISAPPEARED. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO


"text alert"

YOU'VE PROBABLY SEEN IT --

PROBABLY DONE IT.

BUT WALKING AND TALKING --

IS *NOT LIKE WALKING AND TEXTING.

NEXT AT SEVEN --

THE ALARMING NUMBERS FROM A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND STUDY.

AND WHO'S MOST VULNERABLE.

FINDING A SPOT TO PARK --

MIGHT GET MORE EXPENSIVE.

STILL AHEAD --

THE CHANGES PROPOSED FOR DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS --

THAT COULD COST YOU 3 TIMES MORE AND HOUR!

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TZ2 B DTFM PARKING CHANGES-VOTOPS


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JP WXRATE OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


INCREASING RAIN CHANCES FOR THE WEEKEND

Scattered showers and storms again developed in parts of the area Friday, with more activity possible in the evening hours. Temps this evening will fall into the 80s. The activity should again dissipate overnight, with lows in the mid 70s.

More moisture works into the region from the east Saturday, resulting in better rain and storm chances. Much of the morning time frame looks OK, but by afternoon scattered showers and storms will be developing. The coverage of this activity will likely be greater than the past few days. Highs on Saturday will be in the low 90s.

Even more moisture moves in on Sunday, with PM rain and storms now looking likely. The best chance for activity will be in the afternoon and early evening hours. Highs on Sunday will be in the low 90s.

The increased moisture lingers into Monday as well, with scattered PM showers and storms again developing.

Drier air does work in by midweek, bringing rain and storm chances to more seasonal levels, with highs holding in the low 90s.

TROPICAL UPDATE

We're still keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Bertha. Bertha is still a healthy tropical storm, with sustained winds of 50 mph.

The system will roll across the Lesser Antilles tonight and then take aim at Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic over the weekend.

All the forecast guidance is still indicating that Bertha will swing northwestward toward the Bahamas and away from Florida early next week.

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TEXTING AND WALKING-TC MON VO


WE KNOW DRIVING DISTRACTED HAS IT'S DANGERS --

BUT SO DOES WALKING DISTRACTED.

AND TONIGHT WE HAVE NEW FIGURES TO PROVE IT IN A FIRST OF ITS KIND STUDY.

THE STUDY -- DONE BY THE SAFE KIDS ORGANIZATION --

SHOWS TEENS ARE MOST AT RISK OF GETTING HIT BY CARS.

RESEARCH SHOWS ONE IN EIGHT MIDDLE SCHOOLERS WERE DISTRACTED BY TEXTING AND WALKING.

HIGHSCHOOLERS WERE WORSE, WITH ONE AND FIVE.

A MAJORITY OF THE TEENS IN THE STUDY SAID THEY DIDNT CONSIDER THEIR AGE GROUP AT RISK. Return to index of stories...


TEXTING AND WALKING-SOTVO


Mackenzie Fraley, Fort Myers Highschool

:33:17 i always think that. Im not going to get hit, Im not going to

hit somebody, nothings going to happen to me. It could!

Jennifer Fraley, Fort Myers Mom

:39:43 I told Mackenzie the other day when she was walking to the

stores, always be aware of what's around you. if youre texting, youre

not.

THE STUDY ALSO SHOWED TEENS WERE DISTRACTED BY HEADPHONES AND GAMES.

SAFE KIDS SAYS BEFORE THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR STARTS --

WARN YOUR STUDENT OF THE DANGERS OF WALKING WHILE DISTRACTED. Return to index of stories...


DTFM PARKING CHANGES-VO-WIPE


PARKING IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS MAY SOON COST YOU THREE TIMES AS MUCH.

CITY COUNCIL MAY RAISE HOURLY RATES FROM 25 TO 75 CENTS.

CITY LEADES ARE ALSO LOOKING AT TAKING AWAY SOME OF THE FREE SPACES --

THOSE ARE THE ZIP ZONES WHERE YOU CAN PARK FOR FREE FOR TWO HOURS.

CITY LEADERS WANT DRIVERS TO UTILIZE THE PARKING GARAGES MORE. Return to index of stories...


DTFM PARKING CHANGES-SOTVO


"I have clients who are going to look to try to find a place in the

street, even if I tell them I'll validate their parking. They still

want to park close and so they'll park in the street if they can.

That's with everybody."

THE LONG TERM GOAL IS TO BUY NEW "PAY TO PARK" MACHINES.

THEY WOULD REPLACE THE METERS AND ACCEPT CASH OR CARDS.

ALL SPACES ARE STILL FREE AT NIGHT AND ON WEEKENDS. Return to index of stories...


MOST HACKABLE CARS-VIDBOX-OC


WITH COMPUTERS CONTROLING MORE AND MORE OF THE CARS WE DRIVE --

HACKERS APPEAR TO BE ON THE PROWL.

A NEW REPORT RANKS THE 2014 JEEP CHEROKEE THE MOST HACKABLE CAR ON THE ROAD TODAY.

THE 2015 CADILLAC ESCALADE AND 2014 TOYOTA PRIUS ALSO MADE THE LIST.

THE BIGGEST VULNERABILITY --

THE CARS' BUILT-IN APPS AND BLUETOOTH.

THOSE CONNECT THE CAR TO A SERVICES LIKE ONSTAR. Return to index of stories...


LOVE THAT DRESS-VOTOPS-CG


IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN!

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR "LOVE THAT DRESS."

IT'S WHERE YOU CAN GO SHOPPING --

WHILE HELPING THE PACE CENTER FOR GIRLS.

ABOUT 800 WOMEN ARE EXPECTED TO GET A GREAT DEAL ON GENTLY WORN DRESSES.

TICKETS FOR THE EVENT AT 30 DOLLARS.

THE GOAL THIS YEAR IS RAISE 135- HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR THE CENTER.

THEY ARE COLLECTING DRESSES RIGHT NOW.

FOR A LIST OF PLACES YOU CAN DROP OFF DRESSES AND TO BUY YOUR TICKET-- GO TO OUR WEBSITE -- ABC-7.COM Return to index of stories...


SALES TAX HOLIDAY-VOTOPS-BNR


THE ANNUAL SALES TAX HOLIDAY IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR BACK TO SCHOOL ITEMS.

IT RUNS THROUGH SUNDAY.

THIS IS THE SECOND MOST IMPORTANT SHOPPING SEASON BEHIND CHRISTMAS.

FOR COMPLETE DETAILS ON THE EVENT --

CHECK OUT WEBSITE --

WE HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED ON ABC-7.COM

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COMING UP NEXT-CLIP


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TEASE THREE-POP


GOLF STAR DUSTIN JOHNSON GETS SUSPENDED BY THE PGA-- THE REASON MAY SURPRISE YOU

PLUS-- SPEAKING OF GOLF-- HIGH DRAMA AT THE HENKE BERG JUNIOR MASTERS--- TWO CHAMPIONS WERE CROWNED ON THE FINAL HOLE Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A SPORTS TEASE-VO-DISS


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TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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11PM TZ1) BUS CRASH-VOTOPS-WIPE


ALL NEW TONIGHT AT 11 --

A BUS BARRELS INTO A CROWD --

HURTING MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE.

THE SHOCKING COLLISION IS CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

DON'T MISS IT. Return to index of stories...


11PM TZ2) HOT MOM-VOTOPS


PLUS -- FEEDING, CHANGING, SNEAKING IN SLEEP.

NOW YOU HAVE TO LOOK GOOD DOING IT?

TONIGHT AT 11 --

MOM'S UNDER PRESSURE -- TO LOOK LIKE MODELS. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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HENKE BERG-POPMON


THE HENKE BERG GOLF TOURNAMENT IS IN THE BOOKS. AND IF THE PLAYERS WEREN'T SICK OF LANDON WEBER BEFORE THIS WEEK. THEY MIGHT BE NOW. NOT ONLY DID HE WIN HERE LAST YEAR-- AND THE YEAR BEFORE THAT -- AND THE YEAR BEFORE THAT-- WEBER-- WAS WELL WAY TO WINNING HIS 4TH STRAIGHT HENKE BERG--- HEADING INTO THE FINAL ROUND--- TODAY Return to index of stories...


LANDON WEBER-VOTTOPS


BUT THINGS GOT INTERSTING---

WEBER AND MARTIN JENSEN WERE TIED WITH TWO HOLES TO PLAY IN THE BOYS 16-18 DIVISION.

. AFTER JENSEN BOGIED THE EIGHTH. WEBER WITH THE BIG PAR TO GO UP BY ONE.

THEN AFTER HITTING IT THROUGH SOME TREES ONTO THE GREEN AT NINE. WEBER MAKES ANOTHER PAR TO WIN BY ONE.

IT'S HIS FOURTH HENKE-BERG TITLE. BUT THIS ONE. HE HAD TO SWEAT OUT. Return to index of stories...


BLAKE WHEELER-VOTOPS


BLAKE WHEELER HAD THINGS A LITTLE EASIER IN THE BOYS 13-15 DIVISION.

WHEELER WAS ON TOP OF HIS GAME AGAIN. NICE CHIP AT THE SECOND. HE'D GET A PAR THERE.

THEN WHEELER. FINISHING THE JOB AT THE FINAL HOLE.

HE WINS BY ELEVEN STROKES AT THREE OVER PAR. Return to index of stories...


GIRLS GOLF-VOTOPS


ON THE GIRLS SIDE---

BRITTANY SHIN TRAILED SYDNEY SHRADER BY ONE--- WITH ONE TO PLAY

---- SHIN--- THE FORMER CHAMP. NOT READY TO CALL IT A DAY JUST YET. GETS THE BIRDIE ON 9. TO FORCE A THREE-HOLE PLAYOFF.

THEY WERE STILL TIED AFTER THAT. WENT TO A FOURTH PLAYOFF HOLE. AFTER HITTING THE FLAG STICK WITH HER APPROACH. SHRADER BIRDIES TO WIN. Return to index of stories...


WINNER SOUND-SOTTOPS


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DUSTIN JOHNSON-VOTOPS


ON THURSDAY -- PGA GOLFER -- DUSTIN JOHNSON SAID HE WAS TAKING A LEAVE OF ABSCENSE-- TO DEAL WITH A PERSONAL PROBLEM---

TODAY WE HAVE LEARNED-- JOHNSON FAILED 3 TEST IN HIS CAREER--- TWICE FOR COCAINE IN 2012 AND 2014----

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DUSTIN JOHNSON-SOTTOPS


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MIAMI DOLPHINS-POPMON


THERE'S AN OLD ADDAGE IN PRESEASON FOOTBALL. WATCH ANYTHING YOU WANT. JUST NOT THE SCOREBOARD. IT REALLY DOESN'T MATTER. IN FACT. THE ONLY WINNERS IN THESE GAMES. ARE THE TEAMS THAT WALK AWAY HEALTHY. Return to index of stories...


MIAMI DOLPHINS-VTOPS


THE FIRST NFL PRESEASON GAME OF THE SUMMER COMES YOU WAY THIS SUNDAY --- WHEN THE BILLS AND GIANTS MEET IN THE HALL OF FAME GAME---

THE DOLPHIN GET THINGS STARTED-- NEXT FRIDAY- WHEN THEY TRAVEL TO ATLANTA TO FACE THE FALCONS---

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MIAMI DOLPHINS-SOTOPS


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DWAYNE WADE-votops


SICKING IN MIAMI---

HEAT GUARD DWAYNE WADE-- IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE FEW GUYS IN MIAMI -- THAT STILL LIKES LEBRON JAMES--

WADE-- WAS TALKING TODAY A HIS BASKETBALL CAMP IN HOLLYWOOD - FLORIDA-- AND SAYS HE SUPPORTS LEBRON'S DECISION TO RETURN HOME TO OHIO AND PLAY FOR THE CAVS--- Return to index of stories...


DWAYNE WADE-sotops


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FGCU AVE MARIA-VOTOPS


FGCU AND AVE MARIA WILL GET TOGETHER AGAIN ON THE BASKETBALL COURT THIS WINTERS---

THE GYRENES WILL TRAVEL TO ALICO ARENA JANUARY SECOND---

IT'S THE 4TH MEETING BETWEEN THE TWO SCHOOLS---

THE EAGLE MEN -- ARE CLOSE TO FILLING OUT THEIR SCHEDULE-- THEY NEED TO PICK UP 3 MORE GAMES Return to index of stories...


FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS


CANNONBALL-----

FINAL STOP-- SCOTLAND--- GRANT NEL OF AUSTRAILA ---- DID NOT EXACTLY NAIL THIS DIVE---

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GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT


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