Fort Myers Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Sen. Rubio meets with local leaders to discuss water legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio was in downtown Fort Myers Monday to talk with local officials about the Lake Okeechobee water releases and the impact on coastal waters and the Caloosahatchee River. Senator Rubio stressed the importance of passing the Central Everglades planning project which would allow more water to be directed south into the Central Everglades through public land.

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  2. 5 things to know for Monday, July 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Officers Montrell Jackson, Matthew Gerald and Brad Garafola were all killed Sunday after being ambushed and shot by a lone gunman in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Their deaths have kept the spotlight on a region where the shooting death of Alton Sterling at the hands of police began what has been two weeks of national heartache.

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  3. Southwest Florida reacts to Baton Rouge violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | NBC2 News

    The recent police shootings and killing of unarmed black men is sparking debate across the country, including here in Southwest Florida. People on both sides of these issues agree: killing of the innocent cannot stand; many people demanding better attitudes towards both police and civilians.

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  4. Midpoint Bridge briefly shut down overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Lee County deputies were forced to shut down the Midpoint Bridge early Monday morning as they conducted a traffic investigation. The scene unfolded around 2:30 a.m. when deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash on the eastbound lanes.

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  5. 'Moonshine' maker may be tagged to threats against Muslim businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | NBC2 News

    A Fort Myers man arrested for illegal liquor possession Friday evening may be connected to a threat against a Muslim-owned business. Thirty-four-year-old James Jones was arrested after officers surrounded his home on Braman Avenue and took away several items, including copper pipes, a keg, and a brown liquid inside a clear jar.

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  6. Missing Fort Myers man found dead in Manatee Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | NBC2 News

    The body of Ted Lee was found in a church parking lot in Manatee County just hours after deputies said they believed the 58-year-old was in danger. His vehicle, a silver 2015 Toyota Corolla, is still missing.

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  7. Neighbors: Unwanted guests having sex, partying at Estero parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Estero residents told us a nearby state park is attracting unwanted guests after park hours. Neighbors living near the Estero Bay Preserve said some people are taking advantage of the public place to have sex and party.

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  8. Cape homeowner reeling after drunk driver crashes into his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | NBC2 News

    A Cape Coral man is left picking up the pieces after police say a drunk driver plowed his truck through the front of a home late Friday night. Mark Ray told us the crash caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage to the home he rents near the intersection of Skyline Boulevard and El Dorado Parkway.

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  9. Crash on I-75 NB, Daniels Pkwy creates roadblockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | NBC2 News

    An 11-year-old riding his bike in Fort Myers had a gun pulled on him by some crooks trying to steal his ride, and it was all caught on camera. A person at the scene said the man, 22, was working under a Honda wagon in a driveway when the car fell, pinning him underneath.

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  10. Alleged drunk driver crashes into south Cape homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Police say Gregory Fischer, 43, was speeding southbound on Skyline Boulevard. Fischer drove through the stop sign at El Dorado Parkway and crashed into the front of a house in the 800 block of El Dorado Parkway.

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  11. Caught on cam: Men pull gun on Fort Myers childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | NBC2 News

    An 11-year-old riding his bike in Fort Myers had a gun pulled on him by some crooks trying to steal his ride, and it was all caught on camera. Bradley Nelson was out on his favorite bike, not far from his home in the Country Oaks neighborhood , when the terrifying incident happened.

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  12. Sen. Nelson: State needs to purchase land south of Lake ORead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Florida Senator Bill Nelson Friday said everyone has to have skin in this game -- from those in D.C. to state and city governments. "We dropped it in the water to clean the outside of our boat with it.

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  13. Fort Myers church honors law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | NBC2 News

    A Fort Myers church is hoping to bridge that gap by showing their appreciation for men and women who carry the badge. Emmanuel Baptist Church on Sunday held a special service, and more than half of those who attended were law enforcement.

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  14. North Fort Myers carjacker still at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Lee County deputies said the 61-year-old victim was thrown to the ground during the incident, which occurred just before 7 p.m. on Wednesday. The victim told deputies a black male approached her from behind, displayed a gun and forced her out of the car in her driveway on Lagoon Street.

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  15. Law enforcement appreciation service hosted by Fort Myers churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | NBC2 News

    The church has done it for the last six years, but this year, they say it is more important than ever that the community say thank you. "We try to remind them at least once a year, our church, that somebody cares about them, people still care about them," said Pastor Matt Booher.

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  16. In Dallas aftermath, downtown cameras get a new imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Dallas police officials said downtown surveillance cameras played a major role in their ability to locate the shooter in Thursday night's sniper attack. Cameras were installed in downtown Fort Myers early this year in response to the ZombiCon shooting last fall, but several had connectivity issues when they went live.

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  17. FMPD chief: Society's lack of respect is sadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | NBC2 News

    As the flags are lowered to half-staff outside Fort Myers Police Department Friday afternoon, it's a simple act of kindness on the Flynn family's mind following days of violence. "We've been doing things through the summer and today, of course, today I was more motivated to do it," Erin Flynn said.

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  18. WebPets of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Comments: I'm a great dog! I'm beautiful, sweet and gentle. I've got an aura of innocence and a heart filled with hope.

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  19. SWFL black community: Action needed for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Members of the black community in Fort Myers are tired and say the violence must end, and if it doesn't, we're headed down a very dark road. "It had to go that far for people to come up to us and reach out, the citizens, I feel like that's wrong," said Brian Johnson.

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  20. Brown water crisis: Gov. Scott asks federal gov't for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | NBC2 News

    With that comes federal money he feels is crucial to fighting the spread of the harmful toxic algae making its way to our shores. Thomas Kelly of east Fort Myers has lived in the area his whole life.

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