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11 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Vehicle fire snarls traffic on I-75 South

Traffic is stopped and a car is smoking along I-75 southbound near mile marker 118 in Lee County before Bonita Beach Road.

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL, Fort Myers, FL

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

11 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Boil Water Notice rescinded for Bimini Basin area of Cape Coral

The precautionary boil water notice issued for the Bimini Basin area has been rescinded by the Lee County Health Department.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, Fort Myers, FL

15 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Man caught on camera breaking into Whiskey Creek home

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying an unknown suspect who broke into a Whiskey Creek area home early Sunday morning.

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21 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Mystery company could be revealed today

We are learning more about a mystery company that could be expanding its operations in Southwest Florida.

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Some SWFL hospitals affected by cyber attack

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News is getting new details into a major cyber attack that stole patient records from a hospital system with locations here in Southwest Florida.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Water main break affects Three Oaks Elementary

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's the first day of school across Southwest Florida and already one elementary school has hit a bump.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

School back in session across Southwest Florida

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Students across all of Southwest Florida are back in the classroom today for the start of a new school year.

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NBC2 News

Suspect in Fort Myers Walgreens robbery sought

Deputies responded to the Walgreens at 17065 Pine Ridge Road shortly after 10:30 p.m. They spoke with two store employees who said they were attempting to close the business for the night.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Riot

Sun Aug 17, 2014

NBC2 News

Daylight break-in investigated in Lehigh Acres

Detectives are looking for two Hispanic males who broke into a home in the 3000 block of 25th Street SW about one Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, San Carlos Park, FL, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Naples Daily News

Early voting slow on Day 1 in Lee Rosalie Ruth cast her ballot for...

"As long as I can make it here to vote and when I can do the mail-in, I will," Ruth said.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Collier County, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, Estero, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Lee County Sheriff's investigate road rage incident

San Carlos Park, FL.- One person is injured after a road rage incident Saturday morning near a Circle K gas station in San Carlos Park.

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Related Topix: San Carlos Park, FL

NBC2 News

Early voting begins in Lee County

The polls opened at 10 a.m. in Lee County Saturday morning for the first day of early voting.

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Related Topix: Collier County, FL, Naples, FL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lehigh Acres Gazette

Unlicensed Contractors "Nailed" in Operation Freeloader

Beginning on August 12th, 2014, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Economic Crimes Unit conducted an operation targeting Unlicensed Contractors operating in Lee County.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, San Carlos Park, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Lee spends $80 million on JetBlue Park, seats now have mold

The stadium that Lee County spent $80 million on, now has mold. Pictures from a WINK News viewer show mold on the seats at JetBlue Park.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL

NBC2 News

LCSO: Driver's death does not appear traffic related

A Fort Myers man who crashed his car Friday likely didn't die because of the crash, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

I-75 changes at Alico Rd. exit begin Sunday

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Starting on Monday, August 18, the I-75 southbound ramp to Alico Road will be permanently relocated 1.7 miles north of its current location.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Coast Guard, Lee EMS help man in Back Bay

A man was medevaced from a vessel in Back Bay, Florida by Coast Guard and Lee County, Florida, Emergency Medical Service crews, Friday.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL

NBC2 News

14 unlicensed contractors arrested

The operation called "Operation Freeloader" began on August 12 and targeted unlicensed contractors in the county.

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Related Topix: San Carlos Park, FL

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Be aware, take care, schools open Monday

An estimated 87,000 students, ranging from kindergarten through high school, will return to the classroom as the new school year gets under way.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Cape Coral, FL

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

TRIM notices in the mail

Each year in August, the Lee County Property Appraiser's office gives property owners a heads-up as to what they might expect their property taxes to be when the 2014 tax bill arrives in November.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL

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