Fort Myers Newswire (Page 5)

Fort Myers Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fort Myers, FL. (Page 5)

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  1. Crash causes major roadblock on Alligator AlleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Cape Coral police arrested a hospital worker after he allegedly stole a necklace worth nearly $2,000 from a dead patient he'd been caring for. For those longing for that first taste of cool autumn air, you only have to wait a few more days.

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  2. FEMA fraud cases grow by hundreds after NBC2 investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NBC2 News

    "That day we saw your news report, we realized this was a lot more serious than we had thought," said Paul Mazurkewitz, of Fort Myers. On Tuesday, the NBC2 Investigators exposed dozens of Southwest Florida residents were victims of identity theft related to FEMA, after Hurricane Irma.

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  3. 2 teens among 4 arrested for stealing car in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Two Fort Myers women and two teenage girls face charges after deputies said they stole a car and tried to take a woman's purse. Investigators said a gold four-door Mercedes pulled up next to the victim as she was walking home, and the suspects attempted to snatch her purse.

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  4. Fort Myers roofer charged for working without licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Authorities said Palma was reported after allegedly making subpar roof repairs to an apartment complex after Hurricane Irma. It was then learned Palma is not licensed as a contractor, nor does he have workers' comp coverage, according to detectives.

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  5. Next week's cold front could be a game changerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NBC2 News

    For those longing for that first taste of cool autumn air, you only have to wait a few more days. The strongest cold in about six months will sweep through Southwest Florida next week, bringing a sharp drop in humidity along with some much cooler temperatures.

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  6. Metal detectors to be added to spring training stadiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Baseball fans in southwest Florida will have more security screening at spring training games after Lee County buys more than $170,000 worth of metal detectors. "We don't want to lose the charm of spring training," said Mark Weber, manager of of Business Operations for the Minnesota Twins, in Fort Myers.

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  7. FMPD opens substation in DunbarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Fort Myers police are opening the doors to a new substation and fulfilling one of many recommendations in the scathing Freeh report audit. "I'm able to check off that Freeh report check mark, but more importantly it's part of the community policing desperately needed in some of our neighborhoods," Chief Derrick Diggs said.

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  8. UF student from Fort Myers: We don't want to see anyone hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Tension has been high on the campus for Spencer's visit. Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency just to ensure the extra security and make sure this event doesn't turn into something similar to Charlottesville.

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  9. DUI suspect crashes into multiple parked carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A man is in custody after crashing into several parked cars in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Fort Myers.

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  10. 5 things to know for Thursday, Oct. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Security top priority for white nationalist's event at UF Half a million dollars in taxpayer money is being spent on security at the University of Florida for white nationalist Richard Spencer's event on Thursday. Barricades are set up along the streets surrounding the Phillips Center where the event will take places on UF's campus.

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  11. Stranger danger reported at Edison MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Fort Myers police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to grab a 3-year-old girl at Edison Mall. The girl was with her mom at Claire's on Monday when the man allegedly reached for the girl's arm as if to grab her.

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  12. Groundwater testing begins at sludge dumping siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The tests offer a snapshot of what the water looks like today, which will eventually show if any contamination could have endangered hundreds of people in Dunbar. "If there's nothing in the groundwater, It's probably a good sign that we're not going to get anything from the sludge too," said Scott McManus of GFA International.

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  13. Millions in tax money used to revamp North Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A new pilot program, aimed to entice new business for North Fort Myers, is being funded with $2 million of tax payers money. Lee County Commissioner for North Fort Myers, Brian Hamman, said he felt the area needed something to make it competitive and thinks this is a great start.

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  14. Will 'Food for Florida' work in SWFL?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NBC2 News

    "Obviously the food was spoiled in the refrigerator like everyone else. The roof was damaged, water came in, the ceilings caved in," said Munne.

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  15. NFL star, Fort Myers settle for 60 times more than Zombicon shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Tuesday marks two years since the Zombicon shooting that killed Tyrell Taylor and injured seven others, and families of the victims say they feel betrayed by the City of Fort Myers over a settlement dispute. "That rocked our community, that changed our community.

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  16. Pair of men take off with cash from 7-Eleven storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The two men took off with cash from the 7-Eleven at 11700 S. Cleveland Ave in south Fort Myers around 4 a.m. Police said one man jumped over the counter to take the money from the cash register while the other put his hand under his shirt and point something at the store clerk. Both suspects covered their faces with shirts.

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  17. Dunbar HS teacher accused of beating up roommateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A Lee County teacher is now looking at charges of battery after being arrested Monday night in east Fort Myers. We heard from the alleged victim who said she wants the charges dropped.

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  18. 5 things to know for Tuesday, Oct. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | NBC2 News

    No arrests made 2 years after Zombicon shooting Tuesday marks two years since the Zombicon murder and still, no arrests have been made. Tyrell Taylor, 20, was shot and killed during the busy event that brought thousands to downtown Fort Myers in 2015.

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  19. 3-day sale offers plane tickets below $100Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Southwest Airlines is holding a three-day sale beginning Tuesday that cuts the prices of many one-way flights down to less than $100. The cheapest ticket out of Fort Myers will send you to Atlanta for $79.

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  20. 5 things to know for Tuesday, Oct. 10Read the original story

    Oct 10, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A weapon was brought into South Fort Myers High School on Monday, according to an email sent out by Principal Ed Mathews. That led to the student's arrest.

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