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2 hrs ago | NBC2 News
A Christian book store owner said he is being targeted by people he described as atheists, after a complaint was issued about a sign in the right of way in front of his business. Code Enforcement Officers told him he has until Monday to move it.
4 hrs ago | NBC2 News
The road will take traffic from the city of Fort Myers, down Hanson Street into in the Forum neighborhood east of I-75. Lee County's population sits at about 645,000 people.
4 hrs ago | NBC2 News
Monday was day one for the Bayshore Fire Department to operate on a skeletal crews. The department in North Fort Myers was cut in half after they lost a grant paying for 50-percent of their staff.
7 hrs ago | NBC2 News
Officer Gilberto Benitez has been named the East Fort Myers Rotary Officer of the Month for August 2014. Officer Benitez was selected for his courageous efforts to assist a man in a wheelchair who was stranded during a violent thunderstorm.
10 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A crash this morning on I-75 had traffic at a standstill near mile marker 142 southbound. According to Florida Highway Patrol, a Cemex cement truck rear-ended a F350 belonging to the Fountain Pools company on the Caloosahatchee Bridge.
16 hrs ago | NBC2 News
A pedestrian walking on Daniels Parkway was hit and killed by a truck early Monday morning, according to Lee County deputies. Deputies responded just before 2 a.m. to Daniels Parkway and American Colony Boulevard.
16 hrs ago | NBC2 News
A freshman at Florida Gulf Coast University is dead after police found him unresponsive inside a dorm room. Austin Vonckx, 19, was found in distress early Sunday morning inside a fourth-floor dorm room at the Biscayne Hall dormitory.
Fort Myers, Fl. - After less than a month on campus, a 19-year-old freshman at FGCU was pronounced dead at Gulf Coast Hospital Medical Center early Sunday after he was reported in distress at a university dorm.
Change could soon be in store for a Fort Myers landmark. The Caloosahatchee Bridge could soon be called the Henry Ford Bridge.
Trash, rundown buildings and overgrown lots are all things you can find on Business 41 in North Fort Myers. But, one group is trying to clean up the area.
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's cast of Murder Ballad: Blythe Gruda, Chris Crawford, Mariand Torres and Mark Sanders Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's cast of Murder Ballad: Blythe Gruda, Chris Crawford, Mariand Torres and Mark Sanders Actors' Playhouse has announced full casting for the upcoming Florida premiere of Murder Ballad , a new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash that will play a limited four-week engagement at the Miracle Theatre from October 8 - November 2. A love triangle gone wrong, Murder Ballad centers on Sara, an Upper West Sider who seems to have it all, but whose downtown past lingers enticingly and dangerously in front of her.
There was another big step for the City of Fort Myers in the pursuit to get a waterfront hotel attached to the Harborside Event center. City officials told us Friday they are hopeful construction could start fairly soon.
Just one day after nation honors first responders on 9/11 the Bayshore Fire Department in North Fort Myers is losing half it's force. Currently, there are 12 paid firefighters on the staff but that number will be reduced to six beginning this weekend.
At the Fort Myers Brewing Company, business is hopping, and they've only been open in Gateway a little more than a year. "I think Fort Myers was ready for this; they were craving it," said Fort Myers Brewing Co.
For the freshest local produce, foods, flowers, soaps, handmade items, and more - and the best people watching. Bring the family and the dog as you stroll through nearly 50 vendors selling locally produced vegetables and fruits, herbs, jams, Florida grass fed beef, coffee and coffee beans, Gourmandize, French, German, Dutch & American baked goods, prepared foods, pet foods, shell oil lamps, Mediterranean Foods and fresh local seafood.
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Today we pause across the country to mark the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks. Annual observances took place today in New York City, at the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:48 pm
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