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  1. Man says deputy hit nephew after running stop sign in North Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A man was rushed to Cape Coral Hospital after his family claimed that a deputy in an unmarked car hit him on his motorcycle after driving through a stop sign in North Fort Myers.  The man said it happened just before 7 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Laurel Lane and Hart Drive.


  2. How you can help victims of Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Hurricane Michael cleanup and recovery efforts are underway in Florida's Panhandle and beyond. If you'd like to help victims of the deadly storm, check our list! Hurricane Michael cleanup and recovery efforts are underway in Florida's Panhandle and beyond.


  3. Assigned book at Fort Myers school banned for vulgar, sexual contentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A mandatory book that was assigned to more than two dozen students in Lee County has been banned after a parent complained about vulgar and sexually violent language. The novel, City of Thieves, was written by David Benioff, is a New York Times Bestseller, and is a wartime story.


  4. Two men killed at Bell Tower Shops identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Two people were killed and one other woman was injured in what the sheriff's department called a "targeted shooting" Tuesday night at Bell Tower Shops. A witness said she was celebrating her birthday before the shooting began around 10 p.m, when someone came up to her family and shot and killed her husband.  Sheriff Carmine Marceno identified the men killed as Kevin Robinson, 56, and Javarcia Riggins, 22. Robinson used to work for the City of Fort Myers.  A woman was also shot and is in critical condition.


  5. Death investigation underway in South Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Deputies responded to a call in the 8600 block of Cypress Lake Drive for a death investigation around 8:18 p.m. 


  6. Traffic Alerts: Sept. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Traffic is being diverted at John Morris Road and McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers due to a crash causing a complete road block.


  7. Are human traffickers targeting big box stores?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Since these cases are under an active investigation, there's no way to tell if it's human trafficking or not, so an official word from authorities will be needed. Experts talked about the traditional signs and signals you can look out for in order to spot a human trafficker.


  8. Man trying to get away from police causes crash, traffic in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A crash in Fort Myers that caused significant traffic build up on Saturday sent at least one person to the hospital. Fort Myers Police officers were pursuing a vehicle in the area of Colonial Boulevard and De Leone that they had a warrant out for around 11 a.m. When that driver noticed the cops, he took off.


  9. State ignores SWFL mayors, increases flow from Lake ORead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Local leaders from Southwest Florida are teaming up to demand more be done to take care of the health and water quality in the Caloosahatchee River. Mayors from Sanibel, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Cape Coral, and Bonita Springs all joining in to oppose the recent decision from South Florida Water Management District that increases minimum flows in the estuary to 400 cubic-feet-per-second, up from 300. 9 comments

  10. Plan to put drug rehab center in South Fort Myers dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A developer's controversial plan to put a drug rehab center in South Fort Myers is dead, that is, at least for now. Mouracade wanted to turn a mansion he bought on Winkler Road into a drug rehab center for dozens of patients.


  11. Many stoplights soon to be four-way stops in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The council passed the proposal from American Infrastructure Systems to remove several downtown stop lights and convert several downtown intersections to four-way stops. The stoplights at First and Lee, Second and Lee, Second and Jackson, and Second and Hendry all will be removed and replaced with a four-way stop.


  12. North Fort Myers coach leaves football game early for son's birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    North Fort Myers High School Assistant Football Coach Chris Sneddon left his team's rivalry match-up with Fort Myers High School at halftime to witness the birth of his son. "To get a call right after kickoff that your wife is in labor, that's the most extreme thing that's happened," said Sneddon.


  13. S. Fort Myers alum scores TD in return from two-year battle with blood diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Antwan Dixon graduated from South Fort Myers High School in 2014 where he was a stud football player who was going on to play at the next level with Kent State. In his freshman year, Dixon showed that his success at the high school level was no fluke, and he was going to be a force for the Golden Flashes.


  14. Man gets away after using hunting knife in robbery attempt in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The search is on for a man who tried to rob a convenience store at knifepoint in Fort Myers on Friday evening. The brazen robbery attempt happened at 5:16 p.m. at the Zoom Thru on Palm Beach Boulevard when the man pulled out a large hunting knife on the clerk and demanded money, according to deputies.


  15. Public invited to attend presentation for midtown projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The city of Fort Myers is looking to rejuvenate and remodel midtown, and now they are inviting you to come and see a presentation of their vision for the project. The event will take place Thursday, Sept.


  16. Traffic alerts for Aug. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Crews are working to clean up metal and glass debris on the roadway. - A hit and run crash is causing delays at Six Mile Cypress Parkway and Metro Parkway in Fort Myers.


  17. Fort Myers student donates speech contest winnings to classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Riley Di-Amico was one of only nine kids out of 500 to win the Franklin Covey "The Leader in Me" international student speech contest. The Fort Myers 9-year-old told his mom if he won he wanted to donate school supplies to kids.


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

    Aug 14, 2018 | 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.


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

    Aug 7, 2018 | 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.


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

    Jul 30, 2018 | 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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