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  1. Housing boom forces FDOT's hand: Colonial Blvd. set for a makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Massive, new developments in Fort Myers are now open for leasing, and while that's good news for home buyers, it's bad news for commuters. Hundreds of new homes are available near the I-75 entrance at Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers, and the Florida Department of Transportation admits right now Colonial Boulevard can't handle all the congestion.

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  2. Workers rescue woman from boating accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A 29-year old Ft Myers woman who was seriously injured in a boating accident nearly two weeks ago is still recovering in Lee Memorial Hospital. Emily Irvine's right leg hit a propeller on a rented pontoon boat.

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  3. What you need to know about Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The full honors funeral ceremony will be Monday, August 6, at 12 p.m. at Germain Arena and will also be open to the public.  The doors will open at 9 a.m. as hundreds are expected to attend. Two funeral processions will honor Fort Myers police officer Adam Jobbers-Miller who was killed while on duty last month.

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  4. Funeral processions to honor fallen officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Two funeral processions will honor Fort Myers police officer Adam Jobbers-Miller who was killed while on duty last month. The first will take place Monday around 10 a.m. when he is transferred from Gendron Funeral Home to Germain Arena.

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  5. Is it safe to eat seafood during algae bloom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The Florida Department of Health in Lee County said fish tend to avoid the algae and they don't accumulate the toxins formed from the bacteria, also known as cyanotoxins, which can make you sick in the immediate future, and even cause diseases like Alzheimers years down the road. So if you catch any fish in water associated with algae or red tide, The Florida Department of Health in Lee County does not recommend eating it.

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  6. Community comes together in service for fallen police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Dozens of police cars and fire trucks lined the street as fellow officers, family, and friends escorted Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller's body to Gendron Funeral and Cremation Services Sunday afternoon. On Saturday evening, the Ft.

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  7. Fort Myers mayor confirms officer was shot in the headRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    He met with the family at Lee Memorial Hospital on Monday and said Jobbers-Miller's condition is moving in a positive direction. "I wish him the best, and I know I can't do much more for him than thank him," said Sean Iannelli from Fort Myers.

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  8. Community comes out to give blood to officer shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    As the investigation into the shooting of Fort Myers Police Officer, Adam Jobbers-Miller, continues, and dozens of people lined up inside and outside Lee Memorial Hospital today to donate blood to the injured officer. Just after noon Monday, the Fort Myers Police Department posted on their Facebook page, asking the community for blood donations for injured Officer Jobbers-Miller, specifically blood type O negative.

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  9. Concerned community gathers in support of injured Fort Myers officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    More than 100 people gathered at Lee Memorial Hospital to show support for Officer Jobbers-Miller and his family on Sunday night. "I feel it is our obligation as citizens to at least return that favor and say thank you," citizen Gary Snow said.

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  10. DCF investigating Fort Myers daycare for reports of abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A Fort Myers childcare center is under investigation by the Department of Children and Families after reports of abuse at the location. The Redeemer Lutheran Early Learning Center terminated two employees after allegations that a child was beaten with a belt or purse strap in the center's bathroom.

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  11. SWFL leaders get overview look at algae crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane and the city's director of natural resources viewed the Southwest Florida algae crisis from the sky on Tuesday. Ruane requested the helicopter flight from Sanibel all the way over to Lake Okeechobee to see the extent of the blue-green algae bloom in and around the Caloosahatchee River.

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  12. North Fort Myers alum, NFL'er Tre Boston hosts first ever football campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    For the second consecutive weekend, a Red Knight alum returned to North Fort Myers to host a free football camp. The safety has spent four years in the NFL after staring at North Fort Myers High School.

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  13. Doctor charged for driving under influence of prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Lee County Deputies arrested 46-year-old Carolyn Langford, a urologist at Specialist in Urology in Fort Myers.   According to a Lee County Sheriffs report, three cars including Langford's had damage.

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  14. Jaguars Tommy Bohanon hosts free football camp in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    For the second straight year North Fort Myers alum Tommy Bohanon will host a free football camp for elementary school and middle school kids. The camp happens at North Fort Myers High School on Saturday, June 23rd.

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  15. Man robs South Fort Myers store clerk at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The man entered San Carlos Marketplace at 18011 S. Tamiami Trail Thursday afternoon, pointed a gun at a clerk, and demanded all the cash from the register. The clerk gave the man the cash before he left the store and drove away in a white four-door sedan.

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  16. Man wanted for stealing ring from Fort Myers jewelry storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The suspect was seen on video surveillance stealing the ring from Kay Jewelers at 9374 Six Mile Cypress Parkway on Monday. The man is said to be between the ages of 23 and 28, about 160 pounds and has a goatee.

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  17. View MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The event took place in conjunction with the opening of the new Yoga Lab studio opening at University Village near FGCU. Earning top honors for their start-up business idea Protec-Pills, the students offered a simple and easy to use product to help prevent opioid overdose.

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  18. How renting a vacation home on Sanibel turned into a $9K nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    How renting a vacation home on Sanibel turned into a $9K loss - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Bugs and bloodstains; that's what a Fort Myers physician said she got when she spent $9,000 on a vacation rental on Sanibel Island. Once inside the house, Stanfill was met with stained mattresses, bugs & bug droppings throughout the house, mold & mildew in the showers, rotting wood in the garage, and water stains along the ceiling beams.

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  19. Lee County schools pay $8 million for new school resource officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Lee County schools pay $8 million for new school resource office - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida "The main point is to let these officers get into these schools and help protect the kids that are there," said Lee County School PIO, Rob Spiker. All non-specialized public schools in Lee County will have resource officers: 16 in Fort Myers, 25 in Cape Coral, and the rest will be Lee County deputies.

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  20. North Fort Myers man strikes flight attendant, calls her racial slur and 'overweight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    North Fort Myers man strikes flight attendant, calls her racial - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida A North Fort Myers man was arrested at the Southwest Florida International Airport after committing battery against a flight attendant. Gregory Alexander, 82, came up behind the victim while she was serving drinks to other passengers.

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