Lee County Newswire (Page 5)

Lee County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lee County, FL. (Page 5)

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  1. 'Babycakes' investigation prompts action from Florida lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | NBC2 News

    It's an Edward R. Murrow Award-winning story the NBC2 Investigators exposed one year ago about a broken system that sends people who need mental health or substance abuse services to jail instead of getting them treatment. In Lee County, 18.5 percent of residents have a diagnosable mental illness and 10.5 percent, or 81,094 people, have a serious mental illness.

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  2. Midpoint Madness Veterans Day 5KRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The Midpoint Madness Veterans Day 5K will close the Midpoint Bridge from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. Motorists are encouraged to use the Cape Coral Bridge or the U.S. 41 and Business 41 bridges as alternate routes. Lee County Department of Transportation will put message boards out to alert and remind motorists.

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  3. Man shot on Orange River Boulevard in east Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla. One person was shot in east Fort Myers early Wednesday morning, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

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  4. Shooting at hotel off I-75 investigated by Lee County deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Shooting at hotel off I-75 investigated by Lee County deputies - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Law enforcement had the Woodspring Suites Hotel right off the highway on Orange River Boulevard surrounded after gunshots were heard. One woman we spoke with said she was watching movies with her friends inside the hotel when she heard a gunshot at the back of the hotel.

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  5. Rotary Clubs present dictionaries to county's third gradersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Thanks to the generosity of the 15 Rotary Clubs, every third grade student in the Lee County School District received a dictionary of their own Friday. On Friday, students at J. Colin English Elementary in North Fort Myers all received a new dictionary, and they couldn't wait to open it up and learn new words.

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  6. Woman attempts to steal neighbor's dog, threatens owner with knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | NBC2 News

    ... ar-old son and my 3-year-old daughter in the presence of her pulling a knife at me," Sheridan said. Sheridan said Lee County Sheriff's deputies and her family searched for hours in their neighborhood for the strange woman, but never found her.

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  7. Sheriff's Office seeks public's help finding Cape manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in locating an 80-year-old Cape Coral resident. James Patterson was last seen at 10 a.m., today, Oct. 31, when he left Hector A. Caferata Elementary School.

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  8. Lee County residents pack roads waiting for last day of SNAP benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | NBC2 News

    Parking lots were packed all day with hundreds of people applying for food assistance through the SNAP/D-SNAP program. Wait times varied, but some were already on their second trip back of the day.

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  9. Busy Bonita Springs intersection could see upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | NBC2 News

    . The intersection of U.S. 41 and Bonita Beach Road is notorious in southern Lee County for major delays. With the end of Estero Island funneling onto Bonita Beach waterside and the road leading directly to Interstate 75, it's a major thoroughfare. ...

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  10. Lehigh Acres couple catches burglars in the actRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | NBC2 News

    Lee County deputies said one of the men made a gesture with his hands before taking off, which could mean they were armed. "It's a horrible feeling.

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  11. Car that carried slain Lehigh man was bloodied, brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. The car in which a slain Lehigh Acres man was last seen alive was found with all electrical fuses removed, rendering it inoperable, according to a Lee County Sheriff's Office report.

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  12. Cape mayoral candidate questioned about LCSO, Freeh ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | NBC2 News

    The Cape Coral mayoral debate Friday night was a platform for Mike Hollow and Joe Coviello to lay their groundwork for the city as candidates. One debate question was about Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott endorsing Coviello over former deputy Hollow.

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  13. Ex-Fort Myers housing authority official to face sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... rt Myers official, admitted to stealing $76,766.30 from the Housing Authority of Fort Myers, and $10,000 from the Lee County Housing Authority, according to court filings.

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  14. Active investigation unfolds in Lehigh AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. An active investigation is underway Sunday at a home on Rena Avenue, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said.

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  15. Captain Christopher Reeves wins a Officer of the Yeara awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Captain Christopher Reeves, of the Lee County Sheriff's Office North District, was awarded the title of "Officer of the Year" Saturday at the Law and Order Ball for his work mentoring kids through sports. "If I can help keep a kid out of jail or keep a kid off drugs, that's everything to me," Reeves said.

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  16. LCSO captain named Officer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A Lee County sheriff's captain was named Officer of the Year at the 4th Annual Law & Order Ball held Saturday. Capt.

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  17. SWFL rappels building for good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... participate. Proceeds benefit the Harlem Heights Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping at risk kids in Lee County.

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  18. Updated: City staff asks to brin...Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... document falls short of agreements the co-op has made with other entities such as Marco Island, Sanibel and Lee County. LCEC maintains the documents it has proposed, while not wholly in line with all the points suggested by Council for Progress ...

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  19. Collier to decide on future of parking passes at beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... beach to park. "No! They can't do that. We pay enough here, you know? I want to come to the beach and enjoy it," Lee County resident Jeanne Crowley said. Collier County commissioners are considering getting rid of the non-resident parking stickers ...

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  20. Lee County Officer of the Year finalists lift community spiritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    We profile five finalists nominated for Lee County Officer of the Year. The award will be given at the sold-out Fort Myers Rotary South's Law & Order Ball, sponsored by WINK News, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday at Germain Arena in Estero.

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