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55 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Tired of paying bills online, entering all of that data, or writing checks and mailing them? There is a new feature of mobile banking, apps that let you pay your bills by simply snapping a picture with your smartphone! This is how Al Broberg pays his bills: he takes out his smartphone, opens his mobile banking app, snaps a picture and he's done. "It's just wow technology," he said.
5 hrs ago | NBC2 News
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding out who is behind a massive vandalism of a long-standing Bonita Springs landmark. Sometime during the early morning hours of Sunday, September 14, unknown suspects painted the phrase "Lost Boys" across the front of the old "Ship" restaurant, located at 24080 S. Tamiami Trail in Bonita Springs.
9 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
11 hrs ago | NBC2 News
A sand-hauling project in Collier County will send thousands of trucks through Lee County once again. Last year, the trucks drove through residential neighborhoods and past elementary schools for weeks.
FORT MYERS, Fla.- City officials passed a bill last spring to name the US 41 bridge the Henry Ford bridge. Now, some people are objecting.
A Christian book store owner said he is being targeted by people he described as atheists, after a complaint was issued about a sign in the right of way in front of his business. Code Enforcement Officers told him he has until Monday to move it.
The road will take traffic from the city of Fort Myers, down Hanson Street into in the Forum neighborhood east of I-75. Lee County's population sits at about 645,000 people.
Monday was day one for the Bayshore Fire Department to operate on a skeletal crews. The department in North Fort Myers was cut in half after they lost a grant paying for 50-percent of their staff.
Officer Gilberto Benitez has been named the East Fort Myers Rotary Officer of the Month for August 2014. Officer Benitez was selected for his courageous efforts to assist a man in a wheelchair who was stranded during a violent thunderstorm.
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A crash this morning on I-75 had traffic at a standstill near mile marker 142 southbound. According to Florida Highway Patrol, a Cemex cement truck rear-ended a F350 belonging to the Fountain Pools company on the Caloosahatchee Bridge.
A pedestrian walking on Daniels Parkway was hit and killed by a truck early Monday morning, according to Lee County deputies. Deputies responded just before 2 a.m. to Daniels Parkway and American Colony Boulevard.
A freshman at Florida Gulf Coast University is dead after police found him unresponsive inside a dorm room. Austin Vonckx, 19, was found in distress early Sunday morning inside a fourth-floor dorm room at the Biscayne Hall dormitory.
Fort Myers, Fl. - After less than a month on campus, a 19-year-old freshman at FGCU was pronounced dead at Gulf Coast Hospital Medical Center early Sunday after he was reported in distress at a university dorm.
Change could soon be in store for a Fort Myers landmark. The Caloosahatchee Bridge could soon be called the Henry Ford Bridge.
Trash, rundown buildings and overgrown lots are all things you can find on Business 41 in North Fort Myers. But, one group is trying to clean up the area.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:51 pm
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