NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 30, 1978
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(Studio) Orlando, Florida, effort to deal with minor situations to keep them from becoming court cases reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Orlando, Florida) [WOMAN - tells of conflict with another woman.] [MAN - calls woman a liar.] Neighborhood trouble involving Baker family and a Mrs. Nelson and a Mrs. Jones. Trouble said outgrowth of children's fight. [Mrs. Frances BAKER - won't take cussing.] Lawyers said contributing time to keep such arguments from becoming court cases. [Mrs. BAKER - describes fight.] [Mrs. Pat JONES - further describes fight.] Procedure described. [1st WOMAN - blames Baker family.] [Mediator Robert SEAL - makes suggestions.] [Mrs. Helen NELSON - wants Bakers to move.] Orlando police responding to calls that are not crimes reported [RADIO - summons police to neighborhood squabble.] Costs noted. [Orlando Police Chief James YORK - speaks of program.] [SEAL - suggests solution to neighborhood problem.] Rate of settlement by out-of-court procedure noted.
REPORTER: John Hart (Taped by WFME-TV)