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  1. 11-foot gator was found blocking FL drain systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | ABC Action News

    A Fort Myers neighborhood's drainage system was backed up, but when Public Works came to investigate, they found an unexpected source for the problem.

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  2. FL school bus driver watches vids while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | ABC Action News

    Areal Flood Watch issued June 9 at 3:32AM EDT expiring June 9 at 11:00PM EDT in effect for: DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Polk Flood Warning issued June 7 at 3:14PM EDT expiring June 9 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued June 6 at 10:39AM EDT expiring June 11 at 11:00AM EDT in effect for: DeSoto Flood Warning issued June 6 at 10:39AM EDT expiring June 9 at 3:38PM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A Lee County school bus driver has been removed from her route after video surfaced of the driver watching videos behind the wheel.

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  3. Polk assists Lee County in missing person caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | ABC Action News

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office confirmed, they assisted Lee County on Wednesday in a search of rural corn fields near Grape Hammock Fish Camp off of SR 60 in Lake Wales. On May 29, Diana Alvarez, 9, went missing from her Ft.

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  4. Possible search for Diana Alvares in Lake WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | ABC Action News

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office confirms it is assisting the Lee County Sheriff's Office in the search for a missing person. The man suspected of taking 9-year-old Diana Alvares from her Ft.

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  5. Amber Alert: Suspect arrested, Girl missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | ABC Action News

    The man suspected of taking 9-year-old Diana Alvares from her Ft. Myers area home 7 days ago has been located.

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  6. Missing Girl: 9-year-old last seen in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Authorities issued a Missing Child Alert for a 9-year-old girl who disappeared on Sunday in Fort Myers. Deputies say Diana Alvares is a white Hispanic girl, 4'5" tall, weighing 95 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.

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  7. Fight at middle school involves adult manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | ABC Action News

    A fight at Lehigh Middle School has parents asking many questions, including why an adult was in the fight with middle school students, and why parents weren't notified about the inicident. LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A fight involving an adult man at Lehigh Acres Middle School in Florida was caught on camera.

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  8. Caught on camera: Backwards driver in Ft. MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Christopher Cowles' drive to and from work is pretty routine. He takes State Road 82 from his Lehigh Acres home to his job at Leetran and back.

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  9. Video shows Florida parking lot throwdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | ABC Action News

    The woman, Brittnie Fails, admits she was drunk on Sunday in Cape Coral and arguing with her boyfriend when this happened: NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Trying to break up the fight, a police officer throws Fails to the ground. A witness posted the video on Facebook.

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  10. Lee student punished for taking lunch picsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | ABC Action News

    An eighth grade Lee County student said she was written up after using her cell phone to take pictures of her school lunch after she was given permission by a lunch lady to do so. Lexi Falance, who goes to North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts, said the district's policy says no cell phones are allowed unless students are given permission from an instructor.

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  11. County: Don't harass the flamingoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Flood Warning issued January 28 at 9:30PM EST expiring February 2 at 7:00PM EST in effect for: Sarasota LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- County Parks & Recreation staffers are asking visitors to exercise sound bird-watching etiquette around a rare bird that is being sighted at Bunche Beach Preserve.

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  12. Chihuahua killed by pitbull in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | ABC Action News

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers family is shaken up after they say a pitbull killed their Chihuahua while they were out on a walk. Tina Lather said her dog's name was Emily and she'd had her for almost two years.

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  13. Fla. parents who lost child to heroin speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | ABC Action News

    Experts are calling heroin an epidemic in southwest Florida. This week, local law enforcement arrested nearly 15 people in one day for heroin possession, sale, trafficking, or manufacturing.

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  14. Dog owner defends his pets after vicious attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | ABC Action News

    A North Fort Myers dog owner defends his two pit bulls accused of a vicious attack, putting three men in the hospital. The attack happened on Marx Drive in Suncoast Estates, where the men were riding bicycles on the street.

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  15. Free Turkey Giveaway this morning in TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | ABC Action News

    Despite the lowest temperatures in eight months in Tampa, dozens of people starting lining up before sunrise on Monday morning for what has become a very popular charity event. For the 7th year in a row, the Pendas Law Firm at 816 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. in Tampa is giving away packaged turkeys, for free.

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  16. Finding free, unclaimed money in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | ABC Action News

    How would you like to make some cash without having to work for it? Sound too good to be true? Not exactly. As the WFTX Assignment Manager, Melissa Mickey is used to being in the know.

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  17. Six-figure salaries with no college degree?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | ABC Action News

    High school graduates making six figure salaries? It's for real. Instead of going into major debt for college, some smart kids are taking a different road to reach success.

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  18. FL bear-hunting season met with protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | ABC Action News

    On the last day before the season begins, people across Florida are protesting the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission's decision to bring back bear-hunting in the state for the first time since 1994. "I'm extremely disappointed in the FWC, said Frank Jackalone to ABC Action News.

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  19. Police describe suspect in ZombiCon shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | ABC Action News

    Police stand early Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, near the site of a shooting late Saturday at ZombiCon that police say killed on person and injured four others in Fort Myers Fla.

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  20. 1 dead, 5 wounded in Ft. Myers ZombiCon shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | ABC Action News

    Saturday's chaotic scene sent throngs of crowd goers running through the streets. The shooting happened around 11:45 p.m., just 15 minutes before the event officially ended.

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