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  1. a Hit the floor. Find a table,a mother tells teen before deadly Club Blu shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The mother of an 18-year-old star athlete said she told him to be safe before he was killed in cold blood after a summer teen party. Stef'an Strawder decided to attend the bash at local nightclub Club Blu at the last minute, his friends said.

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  2. LCSO identifies 3 'persons of interest' in Club Blu shootingRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Three people taken into custody shortly after a shooting at Club Blu, 3580 Evans Avenue, were identified by the Lee County Sheriff's Office late Monday afternoon. Derrick Church, 19, Demetrius O'Neal, 19, and Tajze Battle, 22, were identified as persons of interest after authorities received a call about two suspicious vehicles around 1 a.m. near the shooting scene, the sheriff's office said.

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  3. New city for Lee County? Group explores NFM incorporationRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "It's home rule, control over your own destiny," said Joe Mazurkiewicz, who has advised dozens of communities on incorporation. "Establish levels of service, protect the unique characteristic of our community.

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  4. Healthy Kids: Toddlers and screen timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Your toddler might actually benefit from using your cellphone. According to a new study by Lafayette College, Facetime might help kids learn new skills and social interactions.

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  5. LCSO searches for new witness in Diana Alvareza s disappearanceRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Authorities are searching for a good Samaritan who stopped to helped the suspect in the disappearance of 9-year-old Diana Alvarez back in May, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. Authorities say when Jorge Guerrero's car ran off the road on May 29 and became stuck along State Road 60 in Osceola County, a good Samaritan gave him a ride to a nearby gas station.

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  6. LCSO semi-annual report shows overall crime decreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The total number of violent and non-violent crimes in Lee County has decreased by 11.71 percent, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said in its 2016 semi-annual report . Violent crimes, including homicide, sex crimes, robbery and aggravated assault, increased by .52 percent, but non-violent offenses, such as burglaries and thefts, decreased by 14.32 percent, according to the report.

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  7. Bee-hind the Scenes of Honey MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Florida bees are hard at work year round producing honey, in fact the sunshine state is one of largest honey producing states in the country. Last year producing more than $26 million of the the sweet gooey treat.

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  8. Family of missing girl seeks answersRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The family of missing 9-year-old Diana Alvarez made an emotional plea Tuesday for those who may have information about her to come forward, nearly two months after her disappearance on May 29 from her San Carlos Park home. Rita Hernandez, the mother of the girl, broke down in tears during a press conference in Fort Myers when asked if she believes her daughter is still alive.

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  9. Your Health Now: Drowning preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Drowning is a leading cause of unintentional injury and death among children in the U.S. In 2014, there were 784 deaths for children under the age of 17. That means nearly two kids die every day from drowning. In Southwest Florida, we are surrounded by opportunities to enjoy the water.

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  10. Strong winds rip up Fort Myers church roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A quick downburst of wind touched down then picked up the roof of Sonshine Christian Academy, located at 12925 Palm Beach Blvd, during a storm Monday. The roof landed on a nearby picnic area and the strong wind scattered debris across the church's parking lot while the insulation was peeled off the concrete top of the building, which led to interior flooding.

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  11. Rubio visits, stumps for Lake O land purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Sen. Marco Rubio appealed Monday to about a dozen county commissioners, mayors and other leaders from Southwest Florida to join him in pushing for the approval of a measure to purchase land north and south of Lake Okeechobee. Rubio expressed his support Monday for the Central Everglades Planning Project to officials gathered at the White Orchid at Oasis event center in downtown Fort Myers.

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  12. Become a Pro Outdoorsman at Bass Pro ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    If you've ever wanted your son or daughter to learn more about the outdoors and enhance their skills, Bass Pro Shops may be the perfect place to help kids and families this summer. Throughout the summer they're offering a free family summer camp, teaching a host of outdoor skills and knowledge.

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  13. Campaign Central: Dr. Bart Rossi previews the RNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Today marks the start of the Republican National Convention. Donald Trump once promised a "showbiz" convention, but it's shaping up to be a family affair.

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  14. Miracle to hold Pokemon Go Night at ballparkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Fort Myers Miracle are holding Pokemon Go Night that evening, inviting devotees of the suddenly popular video game app that urges players to "catch 'em all" to the ballpark, where they'll be able to roam safely for an hour before the game and a half hour afterward in search of virtual monsters. The team said it will employ "Pokeguards" to keep gamers safe.

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  15. Construction group donates to help disabled Fort Myers teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A group of builders are making life easier for a disabled teenage girl and her family through the donation of a handicap-accessible bathroom.

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  16. Sen. Nelson talks water solutions, meets with SWFL mayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Water releases from Lake Okeechobee that have led to algae blooms in Southwest Florida and the east coast are a major problem that isn't easy to fix, Sen. Bill Nelson told a panel of mayors gathered Friday in Fort Myers. Nelson spoke about the complexity of the issue and said he and others in D.C. continue to work toward solutions, including the purchase of land south of Lake Okeechobee where flows can be redirected into the Everglades.

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  17. Fort Myers, new police chief remain in contractual limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Fort Myers City Council has postponed its plans to approve a contract for Derrick Diggs, who's been tapped to become the next chief of the Fort Myers Police Department.

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  18. Lee supervisor of elections candidate still running despite controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Dan Sinclair, whose name has been linked to the investigation into a fatal hit-and-run crash, said he's not abandoning his campaign to become Lee County Supervisor of Elections. That's despite a police search of his home Thursday.

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  19. Local author releases new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Fort Myers author is getting ready for a book signing. William Brown stopped by the WINK News studio to tell us more about his new book, A Horse Called Nevada.

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  20. Search warrant served at home of Lee Supervisor of Elections candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A search warrant was served Thursday afternoon at the home of Dan Sinclair, a candidate for the Lee County Supervisor of Elections, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said. Sinclair's name was recently linked to the deadly hit-and-run crash that killed 18-year-old Adam King in June.

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