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DIRECTORS PAGE B) MOM ARRESTED IN FIRE CHALLENGE-VOTOPS
HEADLINES-SOTTOPS EXTRA AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP DIET APP DANGER-BNC
SARASOTA PLANE CRASH-SOTVO-OC DIET APP DANGER-PKG
SARASOTA PLANE CRASH-VOTOPS DIET APP DANGER-ONCAM
SARASOTA PLANE CRASH-SOTVO BABY ON THE TRACKS-VO IN TC MON
OTHER PLANE CRASHES-EANIBOX-OC MOM ARRESTED IN FIRE CHALLENGE-VO-OC
1 CAPTIVA CRASH-VO PTSD SERVICE DOGS-NATSVO
2 CASPERSON CRASH-VO PTSD SERVICE DOGS-SOTVO
LEE CO BUS DRIVERS FIRED-TC MON VO COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP
LEE CO BUS DRIVERS FIRED-SOTVO KEVIN COSTNER BUTTER-ON CAM
LEE BUS DRIVER SHORTAGE-ONCAM TEASE TWO-POP
JESSE KORF RICIN PLEA-VO-WIPE TZ2 A SPORTS TEASE-VO
JESSE KORF RICIN PLEA-SOTVO NIGHTLINE TEASE-BLK-SOT
FL COURTHOUSE SCARE-VO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
TAMMY HALL OUT OF JAIL-VO MIAMI DOLPHINS-POPMON
DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP MIAMI DOLPHINS-VOTOPS
VIOLENCE IN MISSOURI-VO MIAMI DOLPHINS-SOTTOPS
MORGAN DASHCAM VIDEO-TRX-VOTOPS FLORIDA GATORS-VOTOPS
PA SINKHOLE SWALLOWS CAR-VO FLORIDA GATORS-SOTTOPS
LAUREN BACALL DIES-VO RAYS RANGERS-POMPON
MED MARIJUANA MEETING-VO RAYS RANGERS-VTOPS
HURRICANE CHARLEY TEN YEARS-EANIBOX-FLY MARLINS CARDS-VOTOPS
BONITA DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT-VO-WIPE MIRACLE JETBLUE-VOTOPS
BONITA DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT-SOTVO MIRACLE JETBLUE-SOTTOPS
NEXT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP LA CLIPPERS-POPMON
TEASE ONE------------ LA CLIPPERS-VOTOPS
TZ1A DIET APP DANGER-SOTVO LA CLIPPERS-SOTTOPS
TZ1B BABY ON TRACKS-VOTOPS ERIC MCKNIGHT-VOTOPS
BLACK HOLE PIC-VOTOPS FUN SPORTS
DAVID WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP TOSS TO BREAK-POP
WEATHER-PWC CHECK WASHING WARNING-VO
WEATHER-WXWALL KEVIN COSTNER BUTTER-VO
TZ EXTRA------------ CLOSE 11PM-4 SHOT
A) DIET APP DANGER-VOTOPS  


DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES-SOTTOPS


NOW AT 11 --

HE'S A *SURVIVOR*!

3:53 "you just want to get out of the airplane."

ONLY ON 7 TONIGHT --

HEAR FROM THE CAPE CORAL MAN --

WHO MADE IT THROUGH THIS CRASH LANDING OFF OUR COAST TODAY.

PLUS --

A LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BUS DRIVER *FIRED*!

THE BRAWL THAT GOT HER THE BOOT --

AND WHY SHE SAYS 'IT WASN'T MY FAULT!'

This one boy called me a refrigerator."

THAT TAUNT --

NEARLY COST HER HER LIFE.

THE ADVICE THAT 12-YEAR-OLD GOT FROM AN APP --

THAT NEARLY KILLED HER.

WHY HER MOM BLAMES HERSELF --

RIGHT NOW AT 11! Return to index of stories...


BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP


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SARASOTA PLANE CRASH-SOTVO-OC


Air Controller: "A small red aircraft went down we don't know the soles on board"

MAYDAY.

MAYDAY.

THEN THIS.

A CRASH LANDING ON SIESTA KEY.

YOU JUST HEARD THE 9-1-1 CALL FROM AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL.

TWO MEN WERE ON BOARD -- ONE FROM CAPE CORAL.

TONIGHT ABC7 TALKED TO THAT MAN - MARTIN THOMAS.

HE WAS THE PASSENGER AND TOLD US EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


SARASOTA PLANE CRASH-VOTOPS


YOU CAN SEE THE INJURIES TO HIS HEAD.

THOMAS AND A FRIEND WHO'S A PILOT TOOK UP THE BI-PLANE.

THEY SPENT THE MORNING DOING AEROBATICS OVER THE GULF.

AROUND NOON THEY STARTED TO HEAD BACK TO LAND AT BRADENTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

THAT'S WHEN THOMAS SAYS THE ENGINE FAILED.

THEY WERE GOING DOWN AND HAD JUST SECONDS TO REACT.

THE PILOT SAW THE BEACH. Return to index of stories...


SARASOTA PLANE CRASH-SOTVO


martin Thomas/ Passenger - "I say that was absolutely the right decision so we made sure no one was harmed, then we landed on a totally empty beach, we crash landed basically."

THE IMPACT SENT THE PLANE TUMBLING. BOUNCING INTO THE GULF.

THOMAS HIT HIS HEAD ON THE DASHBOARD - HIS FRIEND WAS FINE.

THEN CAME THE WATER -

IT STARTED TO FILL THE PLANE -- THEY GOT OUT AS FAST AS THEY COULD AND SWAM TO SHORE.

DESPITE THE TERRIFYING CRASH - THOMAS SAYS HE WON'T STOP FLYING.

STILL - IT'S HARD FOR MANY OF US TO UNDERSTAND -- ESPECIALLY AFTER TWO RECENT DEADLY CRASHES OFF OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


OTHER PLANE CRASHES-EANIBOX-OC


ON JULY 16TH - PILOT GREGG HOWARD DIED WHEN HE CRASHED INTO THE GULF JUST OFF OF NORTH CAPTIVA.

HE WAS TRYING TO LAND AT THE SALTY APPROACH AIRPORT ON NORTH CAPTIVA ISLAND.

THEN ON JULY 27TH -- A FATHER AND HIS DAUGHTER WERE HIT ON CASPERSEN BEACH IN VENICE -- WHEN ANOTHER PILOT MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON THE SAND.

STAFF SEARGEANT OMMY IRIZARRY DIED INSTANTLY.

HIS NINE-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, OCEANA, DIED SEVERAL DAYS LATER IN THE HOSPITAL.

THE N-T-S-B IS INVESTIGATING ALL THREE CRASHES. Return to index of stories...


1 CAPTIVA CRASH-VO


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2 CASPERSON CRASH-VO


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LEE CO BUS DRIVERS FIRED-TC MON VO


OUR OTHER BIG STORY TONIGHT --

A LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BUS DRIVER IS OUT OF A JOB -- AFTER FIGHTING ON SCHOOL PROPERTY.

IT HAPPENED ALL THE WAY BACK IN DECEMBER.

BUT SINCE MARCH -- CHRISTEL FREEMAN WAS SIMPLY SUSPENDED WITHOUT PAY.

BUT TODAY --

THE SCHOOL BOARD FORMALLY LET HER GO.

ABC7 TALK TO HER AFTERWARDS.

SHE SAYS SHE REGRETS THE BRAWL.

SHE'S BEEN WITH LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS FOR 14 YEARS --

AND WAS HOPING TO GET HER JOB BACK. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO BUS DRIVERS FIRED-SOTVO


13:12:32-13:12:39

God knows if I could change it I would. I would. Because I loved my

job. I liked what I do.

THE SCHOOL BOARD DID NOT WANT TO COMMENT ON THEIR DECISION.

THE OTHER COWORKER INVOLVED-- WAS NOT SUSPENDED AND STILL WORKS FOR THE DISTRICT. Return to index of stories...


LEE BUS DRIVER SHORTAGE-ONCAM


TODAY --

ABC7 ALSO UNCOVERED LEE COUNTY IS VERY SHORT ON BUS DRIVERS.

SOME 70 DRIVERS FAILED TO SHOW UP FOR A REFRESHER DRIVING COURSE THIS YEAR.

THE DISTRICT IS EXPECTING MORE THAN 15-HUNDRED NEW STUDENTS --

SO IT HAD TO ADD MORE BUSES, MORE ROUTES AND MORE DRIVERS.

SO RIGHT NOW --

THEY'RE LOOKING FOR ABOUT 50 PART-TIME DRIVERS.

ANYONE WITH A CLEAN DRIVING RECORD CAN APPLY ONLINE. Return to index of stories...


JESSE KORF RICIN PLEA-VO-WIPE


A LABELLE TEEN ADMITS HE MADE AND SOLD DEADLY TOXINS --

AND SENT SOME OF THE POISON OVERSEAS TO HELP A WOMAN WITH MURDER.

TODAY JESSE KORFF PLEADED GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT IN NEW JERSEY.

AGENTS ARRESTED HIM IN JANUARY.

THEY SAY HE SOLD THEM A DEADLY SUBSTANCE CALLED ABRIN ON AN UNDERGROUND WEBSITE. Return to index of stories...


JESSE KORF RICIN PLEA-SOTVO


it's pretty strange that somebody would imagine that was a way to make some money

DURING THE INVESTIGATION --

AGENTS FOUND KORFF SOLD THE SUBSTANCE TO A WOMAN IN ENGLAND WHO WAS PLOTTING TO KILL HER MOTHER.

THE F-B-I SPENT DAYS SEARCHING KORFF'S COMPOUND IN GLADES COUNTY.

THEY FOUND A PIPE BOMB, SEVERAL WEAPONS, RICIN AND A METH LAB.

KORFF FACES LIFE IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


FL COURTHOUSE SCARE-VO


WE EXPECT TO HEAR TOMORROW --

WHAT A WHITE POWDER REALLY WAS THAT SHUT DOWN A FLORIDA COURTHOUSE TODAY.

THAT MYSTERIOUS WHITE POWDER SHOWED UP IN A PACKAGE AT THE LAKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE TODAY.

THE WHOLE FIFTH FLOOR WAS EVACUATED.

AND FOUR WORKERS WHO CAME IN CONTACT WITH THE PACKAGE WERE DE-CONTAMINATED.

THE HAZMAT TEAM CAME IN AND GOT THE PACKAGE.

IT'S NOW OFF FOR TESTING. Return to index of stories...


TAMMY HALL OUT OF JAIL-VO


FORMER LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER TAMMY HALL WILL SPEND HER FIRST NIGHT IN SIX MONTHS --

OUT OF PRISON TONIGHT.

HALL WENT TO PRISON THE LAST HALF YEAR --

AFTER ADMITTING SHE USED MORE THAN 30-THOUSAND DOLLARS OF CAMPAIGN FUNDS FOR PERSONAL EXPENSES.

SHE'LL BE ON HOUSE ARREST FOR THE NEXT THREE MONTHS --

AND COMPLETE 250 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN Return to index of stories...


VIOLENCE IN MISSOURI-VO


DEVELOPING TONIGHT IN MISSOURI --

THE UNREST CONTINUES AS PEOPLE PROTEST THE DEATH OF AN UNARMED TEEN.

HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY A POLICE OFFICER.

THEY WANT TO KNOW THE NAME OF THE OFFICER, THEY WANT HIM FIRED AND CHARGED WITH MURDER.

THE FERGUSON MISSOURI POLICE CHIEF REFUSES TO RELEASE HIS NAME BECAUSE HE SAYS THERE ARE CREDIBLE VIOLENT THREATS. Return to index of stories...


MORGAN DASHCAM VIDEO-TRX-VOTOPS


NEW AT 11 --

FOR THE FIRST TIME --

ABC7 IS SHARING THIS DASHCAM VIDEO WITH YOU.

IT SHOWS AN OFFICER GETTING TO THE CRASH THAT INJURED ACTOR AND COMEDIAN TRACY MORGAN.

IT HAPPENED IN JUNE ALONG THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE.

AS OFFICERS PULL UP --

YOU CAN SEE THE LIGHTS FROM ONCOMING TRAFFIC --

AND THEN THE SMASHED FRONT OF THE TRACTOR-TRAILER THAT SLAMMED INTO THE LIMO-VAN MORGAN AND HIS FRIENDS WERE IN.

MORGAN IS STILL RECOVERING.

THE TRUCK DRIVER IS CHARGED WITH VEHICULAR HOMICIDE. Return to index of stories...


PA SINKHOLE SWALLOWS CAR-VO


NEW AT 11 --

STORMS LEFT BEHIND A BIG SINKHOLE IN PENNSYLVANIA --

AND IT SWALLOWED A CAR AND IT'S DRIVER.

THIS IS IN ROSS TOWNSHIP.

A WOMAN BACKED INTO THE HOLE WITH HER CAR.

SOMEONE HELPED HER OUT OF HER WINDOW.

SHE WASN'T HURT.

THE BUSINESSES AROUND THE SINKHOLE WERE EVACUATED.

AND CREWS CLOSED NEARBY ROADS WHEN A SECOND HOLE APPEARED. Return to index of stories...


LAUREN BACALL DIES-VO


WE'VE LOST ANOTHER HOLLYWOOD ICON TONIGHT.

ACTRESS LAUREN BACALL HAS DIED.

SHE WAS 89.

BACALL WAS BEST KNOWN FOR THE MOVIES SHE STARRED IN --

OPPOSITE HER HUSBAND, HUMPHREY BOGART.

'BOGEY AND BACALL' HEADLINED "THE BIG SLEEP," "KEY LARGO" AND THEIR FIRST FILM TOGETHER "TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT."

BACALL PASSED AWAY TODAY, FROM A STROKE. Return to index of stories...


MED MARIJUANA MEETING-VO


LOOKING AHEAD TO TOMORROW --

THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL TOPIC EVER FOR THE NAPLES PLANNING BOARD WILL BE ON THE TABLE.

HOW TO REGULATE MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

THEY WANT TO PLAN AHEAD -- IN CASE VOTERS SUPPORT LEGALIZING MARIJUANA.

IT'S ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT.

THE BOARD WILL CONSIDER OPTIONS ON WHERE MEDICAL MARIJUANA CAN BE SOLD IN NAPLES.

THE BOARD'S VOTE IS ONLY A RECOMMENDATION TO CITY COUNCIL.

TOMORROW'S MEETING STARTS AT 8-30 IN THE MORNING. Return to index of stories...


HURRICANE CHARLEY TEN YEARS-EANIBOX-FLY


TOMORROW ALSO MARKS A MAJOR DAY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HISTORY.

IT WILL BE TEN YEARS SINCE HURRICANE CHARLEY HIT OUR SHORES.

IT LED A PATH OF DESTRUCTION THROUGH CHARLOTTE AND DESOTO COUNTIES.

PEOPLE WERE LEFT TO CLEAN UP MOUNDS OF DEBRIS --

AND DIDN'T HAVE POWER FOR WEEKS.

SINCE THE STORM --

CITIES HAVE REBUILT --

AND PUT PLANS IN PLACE FOR FUTURE STORMS. Return to index of stories...


BONITA DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT-VO-WIPE


TONIGHT -- CITY LEADERS IN BONITA SPRINGS UNVEILED A PLAN TO BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO THEIR DOWNTOWN.

THEY WANT NEW BUSINESSES AND MORE SHOPPERS.

TO DO IT --

COSMETIC CHANGES.

WIDENING SIDEWALKS.

ADDING STREET SIDE PARKING.

WORKERS ARE IN THE DESIGN PHASE RIGHT NOW.

IT COULD COST 16 MILLION DOLLARS.

LEE COUNTY HAS OFFERED TO PAY FOR HALF.

SOME LIKE THE IDEA -

OTHERS DON'T BELIEVE IT'LL HAPPEN. Return to index of stories...


BONITA DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT-SOTVO


9:05:40-9:05:44

Mayor Ben Nelson/ BONITA springs

"It helps. They'll come inside and shop a little bit. So it really helps."

9:01:23-9:01:32

Albert Engel/ Engel's Outta Line Owner

"The city has been making plans, plans, plans. Until they get a

developer down here who wants to do something a who wants to spend

money, I don't think anything is going to happen."

ALSO TONIGHT --

RESEARCHERS ARE LOOKING INTO WAYS TO MAKE TRAFFIC FLOW SMOOTHER THROUGH DOWNTOWN.

ONE OPTION IS ADDING AT LEAST ONE ROUNDABOUT AT THE BUSIEST INTERSECTION. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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


I didn't realize that wasn't enough."

SHE WANTED TO LOSE WEIGHT --

AND NEARLY DIED TRYING.

WE INVESTIGATE THE APP THAT STEERED THAT 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL *SO WRONG.*

HER MESSAGE FOR TEEN GIRLS --

AND HER MOM'S BIG REGRET.

PLUS --

YOUR MUST-SEE VIDEO TONIGHT!

AN OUT-OF-CONTROL STROLLER --

WITH A BABY INSIDE!

WHAT SENT IT ROLLING ONTO THE TRAIN TRACKS --

REVEALED NEXT ON 7.

AD-LIB WEATHER TEASE Return to index of stories...


TZ1A DIET APP DANGER-SOTVO


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TZ1B BABY ON TRACKS-VOTOPS


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BLACK HOLE PIC-VOTOPS


DAVID'S FORECAST IS JUST SECONDS AWAY --

BUT FIRST --

WE WANT TO SHOW YOU THIS RARE SIGHTING NASA PICKED UP FROM THEIR NU-STAR TELESCOPE.

IT'S A SOURCE OF XRAYS -- MOVING TOWARD A BLACK HOLE.

NASA OBSERVED THE EXTREME GRAVITY OF THE BLACK HOLE PULL AND BLUR THE X-RAY LIGHT.

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME SCIENTISTS HAVE EVER SEEN THIS PHENOMENON CLEARLY. Return to index of stories...


DAVID WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


DAVID WX OPEN Return to index of stories...


WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


FORECAST: ONSHORE WIND IMPACTS WEDNESDAY'S RAIN POTENTIAL

Drier air in the mid-levels of the atmosphere has helped to keep our rain opportunities very low the past several days, and that trend continues this evening.

Through tonight we will continue to only have to include a widely isolated shower chance, and mainly for communities along and east of the Interstate 75 corridor.

Lows tonight should range from the mid and upper 70s along the immediate coatline to low and mid 70s across the interior of the state.

On Wednesday we will experience an onshore wind from the south and southwest. When that type of wind pattern establishes itself in our region, we open the door for some rain and isolated thunder in the morning and early afternoon hours.

With this in mind, don't be surprised if you encounter a passing shower or downpour on your drive to work tomorrow morning or even into the Wednesday lunch hour, but mainly for areas west of I-75.

By the afternoon however, our rain chances again become isolated along the coast and more numerous for areas in interior Collier, Glades and Hendry Counties.

Highs on Wednesday should range from the upper 80s along the beaches to near 92 at Fort Myers, 90 at Naples and 93 at Port Charlotte.

On Thursday, we will continue with an onshore wind flow meaning the risk for some showers in the morning exists. The afternoon should see a more moisture-rich environment and that could help to spark more showers and storms than the region has seen in the past week during the afternoon.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. None are expected to develop in the next 24 to 48 hours. Return to index of stories...


TZ EXTRA------------


ONE WORD --

NEARLY KILLED THIS 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL.

HOW A BOY'S BULLYING CAUSED HER TO MAKE A TERRIBLE DECISION WITH HER PHONE --

THAT NEARLY COST HER HER LIFE.

PLUS --

A TEEN TOOK THE "FIRE CHALLENGE" --

BURNING HIS BODY FOR YOUTUBE FAME.

TONIGHT --

WHY HIS MOM'S ARRESTED TOO --

IN JUST 60 SECONDS AFTER LOTTO! Return to index of stories...


A) DIET APP DANGER-VOTOPS


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B) MOM ARRESTED IN FIRE CHALLENGE-VOTOPS


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EXTRA AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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DIET APP DANGER-BNC


A TENNESSEE TEENAGER LEARNED THE HARD WAY --

NOT EVERYTHING YOU READ ONLINE OR SEE ON YOUR PHONE --

CAN BE TRUSTED.

USING A DIET APP SHE FOUND ON HER PHONE --

SHE NEARLY KILLED HERSELF IN A MERE TWO DAYS.

HER STORY AND WARNING FOR OTHER YOUNG GIRLS --

IS TONIGHT'S ABC7 EXTRA. Return to index of stories...


DIET APP DANGER-PKG


½***NATS***¾

MARINDA MOOD IS 12 YEARS OLD.

SHE'S HAPPY, HEALTHY, AND SMART.

½***NATS***¾

AND JUST LIKE MOST MIDDLE SCHOOLERS. SHE'S BEEN BULLIED.

½***SOT***¾

Marinda Mood:48 This one boy called me a refrigerator."

COMMENTS LIKE THAT LED MARINDA TO TRY DIETING OVER THE SUMMER.

AND YES. THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT.

½***SOT***¾

Marinda Mood 2:09 "I downloaded it and it told me to eat 1200 calories a

day."

Marinda Mood 5:36 "I don't know why but I was just so eagar to be skinny.

I didn't realize that wasn't enough."

MARINDA WAS ON THAT DIET FOR JUST 2 DAYS. BEFORE HER BODY TOLD HER

SOMETHING WAS WRONG.

Marinda Mood 2:25 "I just collapsed. I almost fainted."

MARINDA WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR MALNUTRITION AND DEHYDRATION.

1/8Duration:0:03 3/8

Melanie Mood 20:17 "I was really angry with myself."

HER MOM, MELANIE, WAS AWARE OF THE DIETING.

BUT WISHES SHE PAID MORE ATTENTION TO THE DETAILS.

½***SOT***¾

Melanie Mood 16:16 "it's not something that any mother wants her child to

go through."

½***NATS***¾

SINCE HER COLLAPSE. MARINDA IS STILL EATING HEALTHY. BUT IS NOW

FOLLOWING HER DOCTOR'S ADVICE ON PORTIONS.

BUT SHE WANTED TO SPEAK OUT. AND WARN OTHER GIRLS HER AGE.

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU READ ONLINE. AND BE YOURSELF.

½***SOT***¾

Marinda Mood 6:48 "you don't have to be all this that they say you need to

be in order to do what you want. I realize that and now I'm happy." Return to index of stories...


DIET APP DANGER-ONCAM


THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION ACTUALLY RECOMMENDS GIRLS MIRANDA'S AGE TAKE IN 16-HUNDRED CALORIES A DAY. Return to index of stories...


BABY ON THE TRACKS-VO IN TC MON


CAUGHT ON CAMERA --

A STROLLER - WITH A CHILD INSIDE -- ROLLED ONTO TRAIN TRACKS.

THIS WAS IN LONDON.

THE IMAGES ARE TRULY DIFFICULT.

WATCH AS A MAN PUTS THE STROLLER NEXT TO A WALL TO HELP OTHERS WITH LUGGAGE.

A GUST OF WIND SENT THE STROLLER ROLLING RIGHT ONTO THE TRACKS -- WITH AN ONCOMING TRAIN.

YOU CAN SEE A MAN STANDING THERE -- OBLIVIOUS.

THEN -- A WOMAN RUNS AND JUMPS ONTO THE TRACKS, GRABS THE STROLLER AND GETS BACK ONTO THE PLATFORM BEFORE THE TRAIN ARRIVES.

THANK GOODNESS.

AUTHORITIES WANT TO TALK TO THE CHILD'S PARENTS TO MAKE SURE ITS OKAY. Return to index of stories...


MOM ARRESTED IN FIRE CHALLENGE-VO-OC


NEW AT 11 --

A NORTH CAROLINA MOTHER IS ACCUSED OF HELPING HER SON --

SET HIMSELF ON FIRE.

POLICE SAY IT WAS PART OF A DARE KNOWN AS THE "FIRE CHALLENGE."

WE'VE TOLD YOU ABOUT THIS DANGEROUS GAME BEFORE.

PEOPLE POUR FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS ON THEMSELVES --

AND SET THEMSELVES ON FIRE.

THE HOPE IT PUT THE FIRE OUT BEFORE THEY BURN THEIR SKIN.

AND ACHIEVE YOUTUBE FAME AT THE SAME TIME.

POLICE SAY THE CHARLOTTE WOMAN'S SON SUFFERED MINOR BURNS.

AND BECAUSE SHE HELPED, SHE'S FACING CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


PTSD SERVICE DOGS-NATSVO


A NAPLES SHELTER IS HELPING ADDICTS WITH THEIR RECOVERY.

THEY'RE VOLUNTEERING TO TRAIN SERVICE DOGS FOR DISABLED VETERANS.

"are you a good boy"

SAINT MATTHEW'S HOUSE TEAMED UP WITH A NON PROFIT THAT GIVES VETERANS SERVICE DOGS.

THESE RECOVERING ADDICTS ARE TASKED WTIH CARING FOR AND TRAINING THESE DOGS 24/7.

IT'S AN IMPORTANT JOB AND A HUGE RESPONSIBILITY.

BECAUSE THEY WILL HELP THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO'VE SERVED THIS COUNTRY.

THEY SAY IN THE END - THESE DOGS ARE HELPING THEM. SHOWING THEM THEY, TOO, HAVE ANOTHER CHANCE AT LIFE. Return to index of stories...


PTSD SERVICE DOGS-SOTVO


Jason Cross Liason/ former addict 22:12:52 It's a program that I have came through myself and has saved my life

Anthony Distefano 22513 I have a sense of responsibility now, a sense of purpose. 4

A WELL TRAINED SERVICE DOG CAN COST AT LEAST 25-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

HAVING RECOVERING ADDICTS VOLUNTEER TO TRAIN THE DOGS -- MAKES THEM FREE. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP


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KEVIN COSTNER BUTTER-ON CAM


25 YEARS AFTER HIS BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE "FIELD OF DREAMS" --

KEVIN COSTNER IS BEING HONORED THE ONLY WAY SOME PEOPLE KNOW HOW.

WITH 200 POUNDS OF BUTTER.

WE'LL EXPLAIN STILL TO COME. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-POP


GATORS AND DOLPHINS BOTH DEALING WITH SOME ISSUES HEADING INTO THE FOOTBALL SEASON

FORMER DUNK CITY STAR-- ERIC MCNIGHT FINDS A NEW HOME--- Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A SPORTS TEASE-VO


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NIGHTLINE TEASE-BLK-SOT


NIGHTLINE TEASE Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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MIAMI DOLPHINS-POPMON


REMEMBER HIM-- THE GUY THAT DIVIDED THE MIAMI DOLPHINS LOCKER ROOM LAST YEAR-- WELL HE'S STILL LOOKING FOR WORK--- RICHIE INCOGNITO REMAINS AN UNSIGNED FREE AGENT-- THE TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS -- COULDL USE OFFENSIVE LINE HELP-- BUT HEAD COACH LOVIE SMITH-- ASSURED FANS THAT INCOGNITO WILL NOT BE COMING TO TAMPA ANY TIME SOON---- Return to index of stories...


MIAMI DOLPHINS-VOTOPS


THE DOLPHINS DON'T SEEM TO MISS HIM EITHER---

THEY ARE BUILDING AN OFFENSIVE LINE THAT IS VIRTUALLY -- BRAND NEW FROM A YEAR AGO---

--LAST YEAR THAT LINE HAD A HARD TIME OPENING HOLES FOR THE RUNNING BACKS-- DOLPHINS WERE 26TH IN THE LEAGUE IN RUSHING-- WHICH EXPECTS TO IMPROVE THIS SEASON--- Return to index of stories...


MIAMI DOLPHINS-SOTTOPS


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FLORIDA GATORS-VOTOPS


WORK IN PROGRESS-- THAT REMAINS THE THEME IN GAINESVILLE--- AS THE GATORS GET READY FOR THEIR SEASON OPENER WITH IDAHO -- AUGUST 30TH--

---WITH THAT GAME FAST APPROACHING -- HEAD COACH WILL MUSCHAMP SAYS-- HIS DEFENSIVE LINE IS THE BIGGEST CONCERN---

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FLORIDA GATORS-SOTTOPS


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RAYS RANGERS-POMPON


THE TAMPA BAY RAYS HAVE A FAN CLUB CALLED. 162 STRONG. 162. OF COURSE IS THE NUMBER OF GAMES IN A BASEBALL SEASON. LAST SEASON. 162 WASN'T ENOUGH TO GET THEM INTO THE PLAYOFFS--- THEY NEEDED A ONE GAME PLAYOFF-- TO GET INTO A ONE GAME PLAYOFF-- TO GET INTO TO THE REGULAR PLAYOFFS--- THAT SOUNDS SIMPLE ENOUGH--- RIGHT--- RAYS HOPING FOR SOME MORE LATE SEASON MAGIC---- Return to index of stories...


RAYS RANGERS-VTOPS


RAYS AND RANGERS----

--- 6TH INNING --- MATT JOYCE AT THE DISH-- HITS A ROCKET TO RIGHT-- THAT TAKES A FRIENDLY BOUNCE-- BALL KEEPS ROLLING JOYCE KEEPS RUNNING-- AND HEADING TO 3RD---

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MARLINS CARDS-VOTOPS


DON'T LOOK NOW BUT THE MARLINS ARE MAKING SOME NOISE---

TAKING ON THE CARDINALS-- DONOVAN SOLANO--- BUH BYE--- DEEP AND GONE-- A 2 RUN SHOT---

MORE THAN ENOUGH-- MARLINS WIN AGAIN -- 3-0 --- Return to index of stories...


MIRACLE JETBLUE-VOTOPS


STARTING TODAY-- JETBLUE PARK --- IS NOW THE HOME OF THE FORT MYERS MIRACLE--- -- THE MIRACLE WILL PLAY THEIR FINAL GAMES OF THE YEAR AT JETBLUE PARK-- INCLUDING THE PLAYOFFS WHICH BEGIN SEPTEMBER 3RD

THE MIRACLE BROKE IN THEIR NEW DIGS BY LOSING A DOUBLE HEADER TODAY AGAINST ST. LUCIE---

THE MIRACLE HAD TO LEAVE HAMMOND STADIUM -- WHILE IT UNDERGOES MORE RENOVATIONS -- BUT THE FANS AND PLAYERS SAY-- IF THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE TO LEAVE HAMMOND STADIUM-- THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO GO Return to index of stories...


MIRACLE JETBLUE-SOTTOPS


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LA CLIPPERS-POPMON


THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS ARE HOPING AN UGLY CHAPTER IN THE TEAMS HISTORY-- CAN BE ERASED BY A 2-BILLION DOLLAR--- STROKE OF THE PEN--- TODAY FORMER MICROSOFT CEO STEVE BALMER BECAME THE NEW OWNER OF THE CLIPPERS--- FOR THE OUTRAGEOUS SUM OF 2 BILLION DOLLAR---- Return to index of stories...


LA CLIPPERS-VOTOPS


THAT PRICE TAG-- IS THE LARGEST -- IN THE SPORTS HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES---

BALLMER-- BUYS THE TEAM FROM SHELLY STERLING--- WHO GAINED THE RIGHTS TO THE FRANCHISE-- WHEN HER HUSBAND-- DONALD WAS RULED THAT HE WAS NOT MENTALLY FIT TO RUN THE TEAM--- Return to index of stories...


LA CLIPPERS-SOTTOPS


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ERIC MCKNIGHT-VOTOPS


IT TOOK AWHILE -- BUT IT LOOKS LIKE FORMER FGCU CENTER ERIC MCKIGHT--- HAS FINALLY FOUND A TEAM ---

--MCKNIGHT AS BEEN CLEARED TO PLAY AT LONG BEACH STATE THIS SEASON----

--- MCKNIGHT-- WHO HAS ALREADY GRADUATED FROM FGCU--- TRIED TO GET A WAIVER TO PLAY FOR TENNESSEE-- THIS SEASON-- BUT THAT WAS DENIED BY THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE--- Return to index of stories...


FUN SPORTS


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TOSS TO BREAK-POP


THAT'S A LOOK AT SPORTS.

UP NEXT --

THE ACTOR HONORED. WITH 200 POUNDS OF BUTTER.

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CHECK WASHING WARNING-VO


COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES WANT YOU TO WATCH YOUR BANK ACCOUNT --

AND YOUR MAILBOX!

THEY SAY THIEVES ARE TARGETING MAILBOXES OVERNIGHT --

AND SWIPING CHECKS.

THEN --

INVESTIGATORS SAY -- THEY USE CHEMICALS TO WASH THE CHECKS --

AND RE-WRITE A LARGER AMOUNT ON THERE.

THEY MAKE IT OUT TO THEMSELVES AND CASH THEM.

TO PROTECT YOUR ACCOUNT -- DEPUTIES SAY --

USE GEL PENS WHEN FILLING OUT YOUR CHECKS. Return to index of stories...


KEVIN COSTNER BUTTER-VO


IF YOU BUILD IT, HE WILL COME.

AND IF YOU STAR IN IT, THEY'LL BUILT A 200-POUND BUTTER SCULPTURE HONORING YOU.

THIS YEAR MARKS 25 YEARS SINCE THE GREAT MOVIE "FIELD OF DREAMS" CAME OUT.

IT'S THE MOVIE WHERE AN IOWA FARMER, PLAYED BY KEVIN COSTER, LISTENS TO A MYSTERIOUS VOICE --

TELLING HIM TO A BASEBALL FIELD IN HIS CORN CROPS.

TO HONOR THE ANNIVERSARY, A WOMAN MOLDED AND PRESSED THE BUTTER INTO THE SCULPTURE.

IT'S ON DISPLAY AT THE IOWA STATE FAIR. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE 11PM-4 SHOT


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