Fort Myers Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Fight in Walmart checkout line caught on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | NBC2 News

    The video was seen almost 200,000 times on social media. Georgia-native, Keith Kloiber, who posted the clip from inside the Colonial Boulevard store, had no idea it would go viral.

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  2. Teen survives medical emergency days after Hurricane MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | NBC2 News

    An estimated two to 400,000 people already have already moved from Puerto Rico to Florida since hurricane maria. Anchor Peter Bush traveled to the island last month to see conditions driving people to our state.

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  3. Fort Myers residents unhappy with potential ficus tree removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A Fort Myers neighborhood demanded the city reconsider after a memo from the city manager's office announced a ficus tree would be removed from Snell Park. City Councilman Michael Flanders stepped in on behalf of his district, opposing the removal of the tree and asking the city to reconsider.

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  4. #TruckDay: Red Sox equipment truck en route to Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Now that football season is officially in the rearview mirror, many in Southwest Florida have their sights set on the start of Spring Training baseball. The Boston Red Sox announced Monday was #TruckDay, the unofficial start to Spring Training, as a 53-foot tractor-trailer carrying equipment to be used during Spring Training begins its journey to Fort Myers.

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  5. Local firefighter union vice-president accused of 'misappropriating funds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A vice president at the local union for firefighters and paramedics admitted to the "misappropriation of funds," according to an internal investigation. The report from the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department says that Troy Mesick told command staff he was "involved with the misappropriation of funds through his employment at Local 1826."

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  6. Gas station robbed in North Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | NBC2 News

    According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, the Racetrac gas station on Business 41 and North Cleveland Avenue in North Fort Myers was robbed at around 1 a.m.

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  7. Man sentenced to 2 years in prison for robbing family at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Satchel, 21, broke into a house on Poinsettia Drive in North Fort Myers with Shandarious Welch and robbed a family while pointing a gun at the parents and children.

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  8. Artis-Naples looking to raise $150M for campus renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | NBC2 News

    The renovations at Artis-Naples are expected to start in 2018, and the hope is to make Collier County an arts and culture destination. "We are so very lucky.

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  9. Florida Supreme Court: Former militia leader, murderer to remain on Death RowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A former Southwest Florida militia leader's latest appeal to be removed from Death Row was denied, the state attorney's office said Tuesday. The "Lords of Chaos" was a self-proclaimed militia group from the 1990s whose mission was to create disorder through criminal acts in the Fort Myers community.

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  10. 5 Things to Know: Jan. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | NBC2 News

    There's a big difference in the air this morning as the chilly weather returns to Southwest Florida. It's going to be a very windy day from start to finish with winds gusting out of the north up to 25 mph.

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  11. Loss of FEMA grant means Fort Myers could lose 15 firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | NBC2 News

    The SAFER grant, which stands for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response, will reach the end of its performance window. It actually ended in December, but the department had leftover funds and applied for an extension until The grant funded 21 firefighting positions.

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  12. How to protect yourself from IRS tax scammersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Thieves will stop at nothing to get your tax return and in some cases even file a return using children's social security numbers. "Someone stole the disabled child's identity and filed on behalf of the child alone and it went through," H&R Block's Karen Tsalakos said.

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  13. Sherry Johnson was raped, pregnant and married by 11. Now's she...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | NBC2 News

    In Florida's halls of power, Sherry Johnson is somewhat of an anomaly: a black woman who grew up destitute and survived child abuse. Her story is shocking.

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  14. 5 Things to Know: Jan. 29thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Finally, some much needed rain in Southwest Florida! Only a few showers will linger through early this morning, and we'll continue to dry out as we head through the day. Expect clouds to linger for most of the day with only a few rays of sunshine from time to time.

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  15. Fort Myers pizza shop burglarizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | NBC2 News

    McGregor Pizza and Deli Company, 4600 McGregor Blvd., said on their Facebook page that the burglar broke through the front glass door and stole the cash register.

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  16. Woman shot near Fort Myers hookah loungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Lee County deputies were on an unrelated investigation in the area of Lions Hookah Lounge, off Daniels Parkway just west of I-75, when shots rang out in the lounge's parking lot around 3:30 a.m. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 477-1000. Or call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS .

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  17. Military heroes honored at Fort Myers eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Home Base is a charity dedicated to healing the invisible wounds of veterans and their families through clinical care, wellness, education and research. Keynote speaker and veteran William Blair said he's grateful for Home Base, believing he wouldn't be here without them.

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  18. Driver charged with DUI after crashing into Fort Myers businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Lee County deputies said Goldberg, 58, was drunk when she crashed her car into an Edward Jones office at 12901 McGregor Blvd. The office remained boarded up Saturday, and it will likely be a month or longer before the boards come down. "Last night I didn't sleep hardly at all because I just kept picturing that car coming at Pam," he said.

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  19. Fort Myers man killed while passing school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | NBC2 News

    William Perry, 60, was driving on SR-31 when he tried to pass a school bus and collided with an oncoming vehicle, according to troopers.

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  20. New Fort Myers PD deputy chief sworn-in at City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Jeffery Meyers, a graduate of the FBI National Academy and Northwestern University School of Police Staff, joins the deputy chief ranks after spending 24 years at the police department in South Euclid, Ohio.

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