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11PM SHOW OPEN-CLIP STRING OF LEHIGH BURGLARIES-PKG
RANDOM CC VANDALS-SOTVO STRING OF LEHIGH BURGLARIES-OC
RANDOM CC VANDALS-ZMAP IN TOUCH-VO IN TOUCH CAUGHT ON CAMERA-CLIP
RANDOM CC VANDALS-LLPKG TEACHER HANDCUFFED-OC-NATSVO
BREAKING-CLIP TEACHER HANDCUFFED-SOTVO
HONDURAS EARTHQUAKE-OC-LYNX DRUNK OFFICER RACIAL SLURR-OC-NATSVO
NEW DETAILS-CLIP NEW VIDEO-CLIP
LEE DOCTOR SEXUAL ASSAULT-OC-SS-VO BOMB CYCLONE CRUISE VIDEO-VO IN TOUCH
LEE DOCTOR SEXUAL ASSAULT-SOTVO BOMB CYCLONE CRUISE VIDEO-NATSVO
IMMOKALEE FAMILY DEATH-SS IN TOUCH-SOTVO-TAG DOG RESCUE IN OHIO-OC-NATSVO
IMMOKALEE FAMILY DEATH-PKG CA MUDSLIDES-OC-VO
IMMOKALEE FAMILY DEATH-OC NEWS UPDATE-CLIP
NEW TONIGHT-CLIP FRESH MARKET IN CAPE CORAL-wipe-VOTOPS
CAPE ANKLE BRACELET-OC-SS-VO FRESH MARKET IN CAPE CORAL-VO IN BAM
CAPE ANKLE BRACELET-SOTVO-OC FRESH MARKET IN CAPE CORAL-SOTVO
CONSUMER ALERT-CLIP JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
MARCO ISLAND HUSBAND SCAM-OC-VO WEATHER-PWC
MARCO ISLAND HUSBAND SCAM-SOTVO WEATHER-WXWALL
GET MORE: LEE CO ROMANCE SCAM-OC-VO COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP
ANOTHER TALLY SEX SCANDAL-OC-VO TEASE TWO
ANOTHER TALLY SEX SCANDAL-SOTVO TZ2 A) MONORAIL-VOTOPS
FLORIDA OIL DRILLING-OC-VO GMA TEASE-BLK-SOT
FLORIDA OIL DRILLING-SOT-SS-OC NEW VIDEO-CLIP
GET MORE AT 11-CLIP NORTH PORT BUZZ-OC-NATSVO
KIDS IN THE CAR-OC-VO DISNEY MONORAIL OPENS-OC-NATSVO
KIDS IN THE CAR-SOTVO OLYMPIC OUTFITS REVEALED-OC-VO
TEXTING AND DRIVING BAN-OTS TONYA HARDING INTERVIEW-VO IN TOUCH
NEXT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP TONYA HARDING INTERVIEW-PKG
TEASE ONE------------ TONYA HARDING INTERVIEW-OC
TZ1 A TEACHER HANDCUFFED-NATSVO FLESH EATING BACTERIA OYSTERS-OC-VO
TZ1B CRUISE-NATSVO FLESH EATING BACTERIA OYSTERS-SOTVO
NEW AT 11-CLIP KICKER TEASE-VO
STRING OF LEHIGH BURGLARIES-VOTOPS SWFL SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT-OC-VO
STRING OF LEHIGH BURGLARIES-2 SHOT CLOSE 11PM-4 SHOT


11PM SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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RANDOM CC VANDALS-SOTVO


James Washington Jr.: Victim

03:00:20

"I don't have money to afford just to get it fixed right away." Dur: 03

HEADLIGHTS AND TAIL LIGHTS BASHED --

TARGETED IN CAPE CORAL.

THE AFTER-EFFECTS OF A VANDAL WITH A MEAN STREAK. Return to index of stories...


RANDOM CC VANDALS-ZMAP IN TOUCH-VO IN TOUCH


THEIR CRIME SPREE HAPPENED IN NORTH CAPE CORAL.

AND WHOEVER DID IT-- MOVED FAST.

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M JEFF BUTERA.

TONIGHT --

WE TALKED TO VICTIMS OF THIS VANDALISM STREAK --

AND ABC7s DELIA D'AMBRA IS GETTING US MORE ON WHY POLICE SAY THE WAY THE CARS WERE PARKED MADE THEM EASY TARGETS. Return to index of stories...


RANDOM CC VANDALS-LLPKG


IN ALL OF THE FIVE CASES. RESIDENTS FOUND THEIR TAIL LIGHTS OR HEADLIGHTS BASHED IN.

ALL OF THE CARS WERE PARKED DIRECTLY ON THE STREET. OR AT THE FOOT OF A DRIVEWAY.

THE PRIME SPOT FOR VANDALS TO STRIKE.

*NATS POP*

James Washington Jr.: Victim

03:03:34

"To the left side of me, to the right side of me in the road and it was all just laying right down here." Dur: 05

*NATS*

victim video finding mess

James Washington Jr.: Victim

03:00:07

"I did my best to piece it, piece-by-piece." Dur: 02

PATCH-UP WORK JAMES WASHINGTON JUNIOR NEVER WANTED TO DO ON HIS NEW FORD TAURUS.

*NATS POP*

James Washington Jr.: Victim

02:59:57

"It was all broke off, as you can see I taped it." Dur: 03

James Washington Jr.: Victim

03:00:20

"I don't have money to afford just to get it fixed right away." Dur: 03

WASHINGTON IS ONE OF FIVE RESIDENTS IN NORTHEAST CAPE. WHO WOKE UP SUNDAY MORNING TO A DAMAGED CAR.

*NATS POP*

Dann Cecil: Victim

02:54:50

"Because I was close enough to the road, somebody thought it was an easy target." Dur: 03

DANN CECIL'S MINI-VAN IS OUT OF COMMISSION FOR THE TIME BEING.

Dann Cecil: Victim

02:52:33

"One of the biggest frustrations is now legally I can't drive my vehicle!" Dur: 04

Dann Cecil: Victim

02:51:43

"The one night I leave it right by the road somebody decides to smash out my tail light." Dur: 04

POLICE SAY TEENAGERS WALKING OR BIKING. PROBABLY COMMITTED THE CRIMES.

James Washington Jr.: Victim

03:03:10

"They moved swiftly." Dur: 01

ALL OF THE CARS WERE PARKED JUST WITHIN REACH OF SOMEONE GOING FROM HOUSE TO HOUSE IN THE AREA.

James Washington Jr.: Victim

03:03:16

"You could tell they hit and then they scattered through 24th ave and just booked!" Dur: 06

Dann Cecil: Victim

02:53:18

"Right now location wise, I'm feeling like we need to beef up security." Dur: 03

THE BASHED IN LIGHTS ARE ALSO LEAVING A DENT OF SEVERAL HUNDRED DOLLARS IN VICTIMS WALLETS.

Dann Cecil: Victim

02:52:43

"Financially it's going to be on me to repair." Dur: 02

James Washington Jr.: Victim

03:02:49

"Right after the holidays it's gonna affect my pocket, you know I can tell you that." Dur: 06

POLICE ASK YOU TO CALL THEM IF YOU SEE ANY SUSPICIOUS GROUPS OF PEOPLE OR KIDS OUT OF PLACE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD AT NIGHT.

ALSO CHECK YOUR SECURITY CAMERAS IF YOU OR YOUR NEIGHBORS HAVE PROPERTY DAMAGED---AND REPORT WHAT YOU FIND TO POLICE.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS, DD, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


BREAKING-CLIP


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HONDURAS EARTHQUAKE-OC-LYNX


BREAKING NEWS AT 11--

A MASSIVE EARTHQUAKE HIT OFF THE COAST OF HONDURAS IN THE LAST HOUR.

IT HIT A SEVEN POINT SIX ON THE RICHTER SCALE.

NOW-- MORE THAN A DOZEN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS ARE UNDER A TSUNAMI WARNING--

INCLUDING PUERTO RICO WHICH IS *STILL RECOVERING FROM HURRICANE IRMA.

THE TSUNAMI WAVES ARE ESTIMATED TO BE ABOUT A METER HIGH--

BUT THE MOST DANGEROUS PART OF A TSUNAMI ISN'T THE WAVE HEIGHT--

IT'S THE FORCE OF IT.

ABC-7 IS KEEPING AN EYE ON THIS--

TUNE INTO GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FOR ANY UPDATES. Return to index of stories...


NEW DETAILS-CLIP


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LEE DOCTOR SEXUAL ASSAULT-OC-SS-VO


YOUR OTHER BIG STORY AT 11 -

WE'RE UNCOVERING DISTURBING NEW DETAILS --

ABOUT A LEE COUNTY GASTROENTEROLOGIST.

DOCTOR ASIF CHOUDHURY IS ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING THREE FEMALE PATIENTS.

THE ALLEGED ASSAULTS HAPPENED AT TWO DIFFERENT FACILITIES IN 20-17.

WE LEARNED MORE TODAY FROM THE ARREST WARRANT.

IT SHOWS SIMILAR ALLEGATIONS AGAINST CHOUDHURY FIVE YEARS.

A WITNESS BACK THEN SAYS THEY SAY CHOUDHURY PUTTING HIS FINGER INSIDE WOMEN'S VAGINAS DURING COLONSCOPIES.

SUPERVISORS WERE TOLD --

BUT NOTHING CAME OF THE ALLEGATIONS BACK THEN. Return to index of stories...


LEE DOCTOR SEXUAL ASSAULT-SOTVO


Dr Marie Collins, School of Health Professions Dean

16:26:54 "this is a nonnegotiable obligation for reporting so it can be uncomfortable but it is not negotiable"

16:29:08 "it is still always an obligation to report higher if there's nothing done"

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE WOULD NOT SAY WHETHER INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO THOSE CLAIMS FROM BACK THEN --

BUT CHOUDHURY'S BEEN ARRESTED ON THOSE NEW ALLEGATIONS. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE FAMILY DEATH-SS IN TOUCH-SOTVO-TAG


THE FAMILY OF THIS WOMAN--

WHO DIED WHEN HER CAR WENT INTO A POND IN IMMOKALEE SAYS THE CRASH WAS *NOT ON PURPOSE.

51:35

We know she didn't just drive in the water. Something went wrong somewhere because she is a woman who loves her children.:42

SHATORIA BROWN AND HER 2 YOUNGEST CHILDREN DIED AFTER THEIR CAR ENDED UP IN A NEIGHBORHOOD POND.

ABC7s RISA MORRIS TALKED TO FAMILY--

SHE'S GETTING US MORE TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE FAMILY DEATH-PKG


LITTLE MEMORIES OF THE FAMILY WHO LIVED HERE ARE ALL AROUND THIS HOUSE.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MESSAGES FROM DECEMBER ON THE WINDOWS.

AND A KIDS SCOOTER LAYING OUT FRONT.

Latasha

50/16

Her and her children don't deserve this. She had a full life ahead of her and she was excited about so much.:22

FAMILY MEMBERS ARE STILL TRYING TO PROCESS WHAT HAPPENED.

SHATORIA BROWN AND HER 5 CHILDREN WERE WITH FAMILY JUST BEFORE THE CRASH.

Lashonda Croker- Shatoria's cousin

44:57

Shatoria was with us the night of the incident. When she didn't text me when she got home like she always does, I started to look for her. 45:07 ***

TROOPERS ARE STILL INVESTIGATING HOW SHATORIA'S CAR ENDED UP IN THIS POND.

FAMILY MEMBERS SAY THERE HAVE BEEN LOTS OF RUMORS AROUND THE SMALL TOWN OF IMMOKALEE.

BUT THEY BELIEVE SHATORIA DID NOT CRASH ON PURPOSE.

Latasha

51:19

She's not a mother who would just run her kids off in the water like that. Something went wrong.:24

THEY CALL SHATORIA A LOVING MOTHER— WHO RAISED ALL 5 OF HER KIDS ON HER OWN.

50:55

She loves her kids and she would never do anything to bring harm to her kids or nobody else. 51:02 Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE FAMILY DEATH-OC


THE IMMOKALEE COMMUNITY HAS COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT THIS FAMILY.

THERE ARE FUNDRAISERS PLANNED EVERY DAY OF THIS WEEK.

AND THE FAMILY HAS SET UP A GOFUNDME PAGE FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES. Return to index of stories...


NEW TONIGHT-CLIP


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CAPE ANKLE BRACELET-OC-SS-VO


A CAPE CORAL WOMAN MIGHT BE ALIVE TODAY--

IF HER HUSBAND'S COURT-ORDERED ANKLE MONITOR WOULD HAD WORKED.

BUT IT DIDN'T.

WE FOUND OUT TODAY --

JASON MCGUIRE WAS WEARING AN ANKLE MONITOR BRACELET. FROM BRACELET UNITED SERVICES--

WHEN HE KILLED HIS WIFE, MADONNA PIERCE.

HE WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE NO CONTACT WITH HER.

AND THE BRACELET SHOULD HAVE TIPPED AUTHORITIES OFF WHEN HE WENT TO HER HOUSE.

BUT IT DIDN'T.

NOW-- THE COURTS ARE NO LONGER WORKING WITH THE COMPANY. Return to index of stories...


CAPE ANKLE BRACELET-SOTVO-OC


Scot Goldberg/Attorney 03:56:28 At least the monitoring company should alert in that time period the authorities so that they can go out and do a check and pick up the person that has violated it. 04:05

THE COMPANY SAYS THERE'S MORE TO THE STORY.

AND HAS OPENED UP AN INVESTIGATION.

MCGUIRE SHOT AND KILLED HIMSELF AFTER KILLING HIS WIFE. Return to index of stories...


CONSUMER ALERT-CLIP


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MARCO ISLAND HUSBAND SCAM-OC-VO


A BIZARRE SCAM WARNING FROM MARCO ISLAND POLICE TONIGHT.

A MAN SAYS HE GOT A LETTER--

SAYING IF HE DIDN'T PAY UP--

HIS AFFAIR AGAINST HIS WIFE WOULD COME TO LIGHT.

THE ONLY PROBLEM IS--

HE DOESN'T HAVE A WIFE.

TO KEEP THIS "SECRET" SAFE, THE WRITER OF THE LETTER IS ASKING FOR 35 HUNDRED DOLLAR IN BITCOIN.

THIS VICTIM DIDN'T FALL FOR IT. BUT POLICE ARE HOPING NO ONE ELSE WILL. Return to index of stories...


MARCO ISLAND HUSBAND SCAM-SOTVO


Debbie Barker/Marco Island

5240 we get a lot of emails with lots of different things yes we do but I think everybody knows most of those don't mean anything so we delete them straight away don't even bother to open them

SO FAR, MARCO ISLAND P-D SAYS IT HASN'T GOTTEN ANY OTHER SIMILAR REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


GET MORE: LEE CO ROMANCE SCAM-OC-VO


THERE'S ALSO A ROMANCE SCAM -- GOING AROUND IN LEE COUNTY.

CON ARTISTS ARE PRETENDING TO BE THE PERFECT PARTNER --

LURING PEOPLE INTO RELATIONSHIPS--

THEN TAKING THEIR MONEY AND RUNNING.

THE SCAMMERS ARE TARGETING OLDER PEOPLE.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS ITS GOTTEN MORE CALLS FROM CONCERNED FAMILY MEMBERS OVER THE LAST FEW WEEKS. Return to index of stories...


ANOTHER TALLY SEX SCANDAL-OC-VO


TWO BIG STATE SENATORS ADMITTED TO HAVING AN AFFAIR TODAY.

A VIDEO LEAKED OF ONE OF THEM GOING INTO THE OTHER ONES CONDO.

ANITERE FLORES FROM MIAMI--

AND SENATE MINORITY LEADER OSCAR BRANYON APOLOGIZED TODAY.

THE SENATORS DESCRIBED IT AS THEIR FRIENDSHIP-- EVOLVING TO A LEVEL THEY NOW REGRET.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO SAYS THE TWO RESPONDED APPROPRIATELY.

THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE HAD SOME HARSH WORDS FOR THE TWO. Return to index of stories...


ANOTHER TALLY SEX SCANDAL-SOTVO


SOT Speaker of the House Richard Corcoran

Land O' Lakes

"Those people that are videoing reprehensible behavior, that's the problem? No, the problem is people with reprehensible behavior. Always will be, always will be."

SOT Lizbeth Benacquisto

Fort Meyers

"They have issued a statement taking responsibility for their actions and asking their families for forgiveness."

BUT SO FAR NO INE IS CALLING FOR THE TWO LAWMAKERS TO STEP DOWN. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA OIL DRILLING-OC-VO


NEW AT 11 --

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS BACKING OFF A PLAN TO ALLOW DRILLING OFF THE FLORIDA COAST.

BUT --

FLORIDA U-S SENATOR BILL NELSON IS CALLING THIS A POLITICAL STUNT.

HERE'S WHAT WENT DOWN.

LAST WEEK, THE INTERIOR SECRETARY ANNOUNCED PLANS TO GET RID OF A BAN ON OFF-SHORE DRILLING IN CERTAIN PLACES --

INCLUDING OFF THE COAST OF FLORIDA.

IT GOT A TON OF BRUSH BACK --

FROM GOVERNOR SCOTT, SENATOR NELSON, SENATOR RUBIO, EVEN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CONGRESSMAN FRANCIS ROONEY.

TONIGHT, THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SAID FLORIDA WOULD NOT BE INCLUDED --

AND THE INTERIOR SECRETARY PRAISED GOVERNOR SCOTT FOR SWAYING HIM. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA OIL DRILLING-SOT-SS-OC


Ryan Zinke

U.S. Interior Secretary

"Some of the Gulf areas, particularly Louisiana are working coasts, very much different than a recreation-centric coast that's in Florida. I think the President has tasked me to make sure that we identify the differences and again work with the state to make sure that we have a right course."

BUT --

SENATOR BILL NELSON CALLED THE MOVE A POLITICAL STUNT TONIGHT --

JUST TO HELP SCOTT, WHO IS RUMORED TO RUN AGAINST NELSON FOR SENATE.

HE ALSO SAID SCOTT WANTED TO DRILL OFF THE COAST HIS ENTIRE CAREER--

AND SUGGESTS HE WAS JUST PLAYING POLITICS WITH FLORIDA'S FUTURE.

ALSO --

STILL ON THE BOOKS ARE PLANS FOR DRILLING OFF THE GULF COAST OF ALABAMA, JUST ROUGHLY 20 MILES FROM PENSACOLA. Return to index of stories...


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KIDS IN THE CAR-OC-VO


RIGHT NOW --

IT IS LEGAL TO LEAVE A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF 6 ALONE IN A CAR FOR UP TO 15 MINUTES --

IF THE CAR IS OFF.

BUT A NEW BILL COULD CHANGE THAT.

STATE SENATOR LAUREN BOOK FROM BROWARD COUNTY --

HAS PROPOSED SENATE BILL 92 --

WHICH WOULD MAKE IT ILLEGAL TO LEAVE A CHILD ALONE IN A CAR FOR ANY AMOUNT OF TIME.

MANY PARENTS AND ADVOCACY GROUPS ARE HOPING THE BILL PASSES AND SAVES KIDS LIVES. Return to index of stories...


KIDS IN THE CAR-SOTVO


Sarah Angelson / Fort Myers

13:02:39-:45

It would definitely help the safety of the children and we're looking out for each other I think.

SOT: Sally Kreuscher / Safe Kids Coordinator

13:11:03-:11

Accidents like heat stroke can happen at anytime of the year. Here in southwest florida, it's hot all year round.

THIS BILL COMES AFTER A NEW REPORT FINDS 83 KIDS HAVE DIED IN HOT CARS IN FLORIDA IN THE PAST 20 YEARS --

MAKING IT THE SECOND WORST STATE FOR HOT CAR DEATHS BEHIND ONLY TEXAS. Return to index of stories...


TEXTING AND DRIVING BAN-OTS


A BILL THAT WOULD MAKE TEXTING-AND-DRIVING A PRIMARY OFFENSE IN FLORIDA --

JUST MADE IT THROUGH ITS FIRST COMMITTEE.

RIGHT NOW-- YOU CAN ONLY GET A TICKET FOR TEXTING AND DRIVING IF YOU GET PULLED OVER FOR SOMETHING ELSE.

THIS WOULD CHANGE THAT.

IT HAS TO CLEAR TWO MORE COMMITTEES, THEN PASS BOTH HOUSES AND GET THE GOVERNOR'S SIGNATURE. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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


TEACHER SCREAMING

NEW AT 11--

WHAT THIS WOMAN SAID THAT GOT HER KICKED OUT OF A SCHOOL BOARD MEETING--

IN *HANDCUFFS.

NATS

AND PASSENGERS MAD.WONDERING WHY THE CAPTAIN OF THIS CRUISE SHIP STEERED RIGHT IN THE BOMB CYCLONE! GET MORE ON HIS REASON.

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


TZ1 A TEACHER HANDCUFFED-NATSVO


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TZ1B CRUISE-NATSVO


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NEW AT 11-CLIP


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STRING OF LEHIGH BURGLARIES-VOTOPS


*NINE CAR BURGLARIES IN ONE NIGHT--

HAS people in A LEHIGH ACRES neighborhood CONCERNED. Return to index of stories...


STRING OF LEHIGH BURGLARIES-2 SHOT


THIS HAPPENED ON TWELFTH STREET SOUTHWEST.

NEIGHBORS SAY THEY'RE NOW LOCKING UP --

AND LOOKING OUT.

ABC7s SIMONE CUCCURULLO TALKED TO THEM TONIGHT! Return to index of stories...


STRING OF LEHIGH BURGLARIES-PKG


13:46:58

I close the garage before I get out the car

THIS LEHIGH ACRES MOTHER OF THREE IS NOW TAKING SOME EXTRA PRECAUTIONS

13:45:20-:21

It's beyond scary

AFTER HER CAR WAS BROKEN INTO, PARKED RIGHT OUTSIDE HER HOUSE.

this is like the first incident this close to home I mean at home

SHE'S ONE OF NINE VICTIMS--

DETAILED IN THIS INCIDENT REPORT.

THAT HAD THEIR CARS RUMMAGED THROUGH IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT.

13:40:12-:26

Well it's pretty scary

JANINE DAVIDSON LIVES ON THE BLOCK AND IS FEELING UNEASY.

it gives you a very scary feeling, people be worried and nervous in their own homes.

THERE'S A STRANGE TREND AMONG SOME OF THE CARS.

THEY WERE RANSACKED, BUT NOTHING WAS TAKEN.

WHICH HAS NEIGHBORS WONDERING.

Maybe they're desperate

AND OTHERS THINKING TWICE BEFORE PARKING OUTSIDE.

I leave my car in my garage.

ESPECIALLY BECAUSE WHOEVER DID THIS, IS STILL SOMEWHERE OUT THERE.

13:45:54-:58

Keep your where is locked your garage down and be sure you keep your house doors locked that's the most important. Return to index of stories...


STRING OF LEHIGH BURGLARIES-OC


ACCORDING TO THE POLICE REPORT --

ALL OF THE BURGLARIES HAPPENED WITHIN ONE BLOCK OF EACH OTHER.

THAT'S IT.

THE CARS THAT WERE ENTERED HAD THEIR CENTER CONSOLES TORN APART --

AND CAR DOORS LEFT OPEN. Return to index of stories...


CAUGHT ON CAMERA-CLIP


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TEACHER HANDCUFFED-OC-NATSVO


A TEACHER ESCORTED OUT OF A SCHOOL BOARD MEETING WILL *NOT BE FACING CHARGES.

VIDEO OF HER ARREST HAS GONE VIRAL--

TAKE A LOOK

WHAT ARE YOU DOING? STOP RESISTING I'M NOT!

THE LOUISIANA MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER ASKED WHY THE SUPERINTENDENT WAS GETTING A 30-THOUSAND DOLLAR RAISE--

WHEN TEACHERS HAVEN'T GOTTEN A RAISE IN YEARS.

IN THE VIDEO, SHE IS ASKED TO LEAVE SEVERAL TIMES AND CONTINUES TO EXPRESS HER CONCERNS.

THAT'S WHEN SCHOOL BOARD PRESIDENT CALLS FOR THE DEPUTY MARSHALL TO ESCORT HER OUT.

HE'S NOW DEFENDING HIS ACTIONS. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER HANDCUFFED-SOTVO


Anthony Fontana/School Board President:

"She was interrupting the board meeting. She wouldn't allow that to happen in a classroom, and she's going to pull that stunt? A board member was recognized and a board member was getting ready to speak when she cut into him. That's when the officer acted, and I think he acted properly."

THE SUPERINTENDENT SAYS HIS PAY RAISE IS JUSTIFIED--

BECAUSE HE HASN'T GOTTEN A RAISE IN FIVE YEARS AND THE SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS PROGRESSED A LOT IN THAT TIME. Return to index of stories...


DRUNK OFFICER RACIAL SLURR-OC-NATSVO


NEW TONIGHT --

A POLICE OFFICER IS OFF THE JOB --

AFTER BEING CAUGHT ON CAMERA MAKING RACIAL SLURS.

nats of swearing

THE CONNECTICUT OFFICER WAS PULLED OVER FOR DRUNK DRIVING.

HE REFUSED TO TAKE A SOBRIETY TEST.

THEN --

DURING THE 30-MINUTE INTERVIEW --

THE OFFICER SWORE AT OTHER COPS USING A RACIAL SLUR. Return to index of stories...


NEW VIDEO-CLIP


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BOMB CYCLONE CRUISE VIDEO-VO IN TOUCH


A NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE SHIP SAILED RIGHT INTO THE BOMB CYCLONE ON ITS WAY BACK FROM THE BAHAMAS.

AND THE VIDEO IS PRETTY INTENSE. Return to index of stories...


BOMB CYCLONE CRUISE VIDEO-NATSVO


WIND WHISTLING

LISTEN TO THAT WIND *HOWLING.

PASSENGERS SAY THE HUGE WAVES ROCKED THE BOAT AROUND--

SOME SAID THEY WERE QUOTE TRAUMATIZED--

AND THAT THEIR LIVES WERE PUT IN DANGER.

NORWEGIAN SAYS THE STORM WAS STRONGER THAN FORECASTED--

AND THE CAPTAIN CHANGED COURSE TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE. Return to index of stories...


DOG RESCUE IN OHIO-OC-NATSVO


AN OHIO MAN IS FACING ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES AFTER POLICE SAY HE BEAT HIS DOG AND THREW HER INTO HIS TRUNK.

WATCH THIS AS POLICE CONFRONT HIM.

nats: "You got a dog in your trunk. That was trying to bite me! I didn't kick her, did you see me? Did you see that?"

COPS GOT A CALL FROM A WITNESS -- SAYING THEY SAW THE MAN PUNCH AND KICK THE DOG--

BEFORE THROWING IT IN THE TRUNK.

YOU HEARD HIM SAY THE DOG WAS TRYING TO BITE HIM.

BUT POLICE SAY THEY DIDN'T SEE ANY BITE MARKS ON HIM.

THEY DID SMELL POT.

BUT HE'S ONLY FACING THE ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


CA MUDSLIDES-OC-VO


STORMS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BROUGHT HEAVY RAINS AND TRIGGERED MUDSLIDES, KILLING AT LEAST 13 PEOPLE.

FIREFIGHTERS SPENT THE DAY RESCUING SURVIVORS TRAPPED IN THE MUD.

TORRENTIAL RAINS TOTALED MORE THAN FOUR INCHES IN AREAS ALREADY SCARRED BY WILDFIRES.

WITHOUT TREES TO STOP DEBRIS--

MUDSLIDES PUMMELED HOMES NEAR MONTECITO.

MORE THAN 6-THOUSAND PEOPLE IN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY WERE UNDER MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDERS BECAUSE OF THE STORM. Return to index of stories...


NEWS UPDATE-CLIP


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FRESH MARKET IN CAPE CORAL-wipe-VOTOPS


CONSTRUCTION ON CAPE CORAL'S HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED "FRESH MARKET" IS NOW IN LIMBO.

THE CITY SAYS FRESH MARKET SUBMITTED NEW DESIGNS--

AND THEY HAVE TO BE APPROVED. Return to index of stories...


FRESH MARKET IN CAPE CORAL-VO IN BAM


FRESH MARKET PLANS TO BUILD A STORE AT THE CORAL WOOD CENTER--

JUST OFF DEL PRADO BOULEVARD

THERE ARE ALREADY FOUR STORES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA--

BUT PEOPLE WE TALKED TO TODAY SAY THEY'RE DISAPPOINTED ABOUT THE DELAY. Return to index of stories...


FRESH MARKET IN CAPE CORAL-SOTVO


Lindsay Strachan

Cape Coral Resident

06:07:12 "That's really unfortunate because I love the Fresh Market and we have to go all the way to Fort Myers to go there. It would've been so convenient for us.":21

Linda DomkE

Cape Coral Resident

06:14:12 "It definitely would've brought more people to this plaza and it would've been probably very good for Cape Coral.":19

AT THIS TIME-BOTH THE BUILDING AND PROJECT ARE IN LIMBO.

WE'RE WAITING TO HEAR WHEN CONSTRUCTION IS EXPECTED TO RESUME. Return to index of stories...


JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


Forecast: Increasing humidity with some morning fog

Despite a broad area of unsettled weather influencing the weather over Florida, our part of the state can expect fairly quiet conditions tonight. Well after midnight temperatures will only fall into the low and mid 60s for most areas, with communities like Fort Myers and Cape Coral cooling off to around 63 degrees by sunrise on Wednesday morning.

Just like we had this morning, it will be possible for a few areas of patchy fog to develop during the morning commute times early on Wednesday. Though the visibility shouldn't drop to terribly low levels, keep it in mind as the times when it will likely be thickest is just after sunrise through the 8 a.m. hour tomorrow morning.

As we move into the forecast for Wednesday, humidity will be on the rise as dew point temperatures will pop up into the mid 60s from time to time. We'll call for a blend of sun and clouds during the day as afternoon highs charge into the upper 70s near 80 degrees. Temperatures this mild are above average for early January, as normally highs only top out around 74 degrees in the afternoon. Though a few rain showers can't be categorically ruled out in the afternoon, coverage of anything developing should stay isolated.

Boating conditions look fair on Wednesday with light northeast winds in the morning before turning onshore after lunchtime thanks to the sea breeze off the Gulf of Mexico. Smooth conditions are expected on the bays and inland waters, and no advisories are posted for the Gulf from the National Weather Service.

Our weather on Thursday and Friday should continue to be mild with afternoon highs in the upper 70s to around 80. If you're a fan of warm and humid weather soak it up while you can, because another cold front is forecast to move over South Florida between late Friday and Saturday. When it does this we'll need to account for at least the chance of a passing shower or two on Friday, but more noticeable will be the drop in temperatures. Highs on Saturday and Sunday will be considerably cooler only topping out near 71 degrees on Saturday and 67 degrees on Sunday. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO


WELL.THERE IS AN ANNOUNCEMENT SAYING STAY CLEAR FROM THE DOORS.

BUT THIS PROBABLY ISN'T WHY. GET MORE ON THE MONORAIL MISHAP AT DISNEYWORLD Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) MONORAIL-VOTOPS


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GMA TEASE-BLK-SOT


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NORTH PORT BUZZ-OC-NATSVO


FIRST RESPONDERS HAD TO FIGHT A SWARM OF *BEES THIS AFTERNOON IN NORTH PORT--

TO RESCUE SOME CRASH VICTIMS ON I-75.

BEES BUZZING

A CAR--

FLEW OFF THE ROAD--

SLAMMED THROUGH A BARBWIRE FENCE--

AND HIT A TREE.

IN THE PROCESS IT TOOK OUT A FEW BEE BOXES.

*THOUSANDS OF BEES ESCAPED-- BUZZING AROUND WHILE E-M-S TRIED TO GET TO THE PEOPLE TRAPPED IN THE CAR.

THEY HAD TO USE HIGH PRESSURE FOAM SPRAY TO CLEAR THE AREA LONG ENOUGH TO GET TWO PEOPLE OUT.

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DISNEY MONORAIL OPENS-OC-NATSVO


THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH. BECAME A LITTLE SCARY ON SATURDAY!

NATS OF MONORAIL ANNOUNCER

PEOPLE WERE HEADING TO EPCOT ON THE MONORAIL --

WITH A DOOR OPEN.

MAINTENANCE WORKERS SPENT 10 MINUTES TRYING TO MAKE THE DOORS CLOSE.

THEY FINALLY DID--

BUT WHEN THEY WENT AROUND A CORNER--

IT POPPED BACK OPEN.

THANKFULLY NO ONE WAS HURT--

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OLYMPIC OUTFITS REVEALED-OC-VO


NIKE JUST RELEASED TEAM U-S-A'S OLYMPIC OUTFITS.

THIS IS WHAT THE AMERICANS WILL WEAR DURING OLYMPIC CEREMONIES.

THE FIVE-PIECE OUTFIT IS SUPPOSED TO KEEP ATHLETES WARM AND DRY OUTDOORS.

TWO DIFFERENT JACKETS. PANTS. BOOTS AND GLOVES.

THE JACKETS SPORT AN AMERICAN FLAG PATCH AND TEAM U-S-A PATCH.

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TONYA HARDING INTERVIEW-VO IN TOUCH


TONYA HARDING is BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT.

THERE IS A NEW MOVIE ABOUT HER. AND THE OLYMPICS ARE LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY.

BUT NOW--

FOR THE FIRST TIME-- SHE'S ACKNOWLEDGING WHAT SHE *DID KNOW ABOUT THE ATTACK ON HER FORMER COMPETITOR NANCY KERRIGAN SO MANY YEARS AGO.

AMY ROBACH HAS THIS ABC NEWS EXCLUSIVE. Return to index of stories...


TONYA HARDING INTERVIEW-PKG


TONYA HARDING MAKING A RED CARPET COMEBACK AT SUNDAY'S GOLDEN GLOBES.

NATS ALISON JANNEY/GOLDEN GLOBES: "Tonya Harding is here tonight "

THE FORMER OLYMPIC FIGURE-SKATER BROUGHT TO NEAR TEARS

NATS JANNEY: "I'd like to thank Tonya for sharing her story."

HARDING'S STORY HITTING THE BIG SCREEN IN 'I, TONYA', THE FEATURE FILM REVISITING THAT INFAMOUS ATTACK ON NANCY KERRIGAN

SOT KERRIGAN: "Why, why?"

KERRIGAN--HARDING'S COMPETITOR--CLUBBED IN THE KNEE AFTER PRACTICE AT THE 1994 U.S. FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS.

HARDING'S EX-HUSBAND, JEFF GILLOOLY--AND A TEAM OF ASSAILANTS--WENT TO PRISON FOR THE CRIME.

BUT HARDING, WHO HAS ALWAYS DENIED ANY INVOLVEMENT, NOW ADMITTING FOR THE FIRST TIME SHE HEARD GILOOLY AND OTHERS TALK ABOUT GOING AFTER ANOTHER SKATER.

SOT ROBACH: "You never said to Jeff - Let's do this?"

SOT HARDING: "No. No."

SOT ROBACH: "He never asked for your permission?

SOT HARDING: "No."

SOT ROBACH: "And you were never part of the planning?

SOT HARDING: "No. I did, however, overhear them talking about stuff where-- Well, maybe we should take somebody out so we can make sure she gets on the team. And I remember telling them--I gO -What the hell are you talking about? I can skate."

SOT ROBACH: "So you heard them talking about doing something to someone before the attack on Nancy, but nothing specific?

SOT HARDING: "This was, like, a month or two months before. But they were talking about skating and saying - Well, maybe somebody should be taken out so then, you know, she can make it."

SOT ROBACH: "Taken out? So then, when you heard about the attack on Nancy, did that pop back into your head?"

SOT HARDING: "No."

SOT ROBACH: "I heard them talking a month ago."

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TONYA HARDING INTERVIEW-OC


AMY ROBACH REPORTING.

BACK AT THE TIME TONYA HARDING PLEADED GUILTY TO CONSPIRING TO HINDER THE PROSECUTION.

THE ABC DOCUMENTARY TRUTH AND LIES AIRS THURSDAY at 9.

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FLESH EATING BACTERIA OYSTERS-OC-VO


A TEXAS WOMAN IS DEAD AFTER CONTRACTING FLESH EATING BACTERIA.

IT CAME FROM EATING RAW OYSTERS.

SHE AND HER WIFE WERE VISITING FAMILY IN LOUISIANA LAST YEAR.

BUT WITHIN THREE DAYS SHE HAD A RASH ON HER LEGS--

AND WAS HAVING TROUBLE BREATHING.

SHE FOUGHT THE INFECTION FOR 21 DAYS BEFORE PASSING AWAY IN OCTOBER.

NOW-- HER WIFE IS RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT VIBRIO VULNIFICUS--

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FLESH EATING BACTERIA OYSTERS-SOTVO


Karen Bowers /Friend:

"If they really knew what could happen to them and they could die, literally die within 48, 36 hours of just eating raw oysters, is it really worth it?"

Vicki Bergquist / Jeannette's Wife:

"If we had known that the risk was so high you know, I think we would've or she would have stopped eating oysters."

THE C-D-C SAYS ABOUT 80-THOUSAND PEOPLE GET SICK AND ONE-HUNDRED PEOPLE DIE FROM VIBRIOSIS EVERY YEAR.

MOST INFECTIONS HAPPEN FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER WHEN WATER TEMPERATURES ARE WARMER. Return to index of stories...


KICKER TEASE-VO


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SWFL SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT-OC-VO


WE END WITH OUR SPOTLIGHT ON SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SCHOOLS --

AND A YOUNG GIRL WHOSE DREAMS ARE OUT OF THIS WORLD.

THIS IS A 5TH GRADER IN NATASHA WALTERS' CLASS AT MIKE DAVIS ELEMENTARY IN GOLDEN GATE.

SHE JUST CREATED A SPACE ROVER -- TO HANDLE THE WINDS OF NEPTUNE.

IT KINDA LOOKS LIKE JOHNNY 5 FROM THE MOVIE "SHORT CIRCUIT." Return to index of stories...


CLOSE 11PM-4 SHOT


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