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  1. Restaurant boom adds unique choices and promotes SWFL economyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    New restaurants in Southwest Florida are bringing exciting choices to the area. One of the new restaurants opening soon this holiday season is creating a lot of buzz.

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  2. Ways to maintain your security system to reduce false alarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    In an effort to ensure public safety resources are available when needed, and to reduce the amount of false alarms, Fort Myers Police Department has approved a revised security alarm ordinance, reestablishing registration and renewal fees for independent alarm systems.

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  3. Fort Myers theives steal Christmas carolers road show equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Sean Reid and his family have been spreading Christmas cheer throughout the area, and Wednesday he woke up to find all of his equipment and lighting gear stolen from his van. "Like someone just kicked me in the gut because it was like $6,000 of equipment that we use to do these Christmas carol shows," Reid said.

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  4. Bridge upgrades coming to Cape Coral to accommodate growing populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A big change is coming to Southwest Florida's largest city. A bridge we drive to get to Cape Coral is receiving much-needed upgrades.

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  5. Fort Myers jeweler catches credit card scammer making $16K purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Cerio's Jewelry Owner Greg Cerio caught Terris Devon Washington, a credit card scammer, making a purchase illegally at his business in Fort Myers Wednesday. Cerio said Washington walked into his store off Colonial and US 41. With his girlfriend with him, Washington tried to buy an expensive watch and other pieces of jewelry.

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  6. Jury deliberating in third Lake Boyz trial WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Just last month, a jury convicted Tommy Williams on racketeering charges, but that came a month after the acquittal of four other accused gang members. Prosecutors and police stood up to argue the safety of the Fort Myers community and with completely different outcomes for the first two trials which just goes to show that anything can happen.

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  7. 25+ things to do in SWFL for the 2018 holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    While you probably won't see snow in Southwest Florida, there's no shortage of holiday events to get you in the spirit. Whether you want to take your kids for a snapshot with Santa or see lights along the water, we've picked out the best Southwest Florida has to offer this year! "Thousands of lights and hundreds of historic decorations," at this Southwest Florida favorite in downtown Fort Myers.

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  8. DEP approves City of Fort Myersa plan to ship sludge to...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 11 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The City of Fort Myers got approval from the Department of Environmental Protection Tuesday to move forward with sludge cleanup. The new plan calls for the sludge to be trucked to Polk County after the city struggled to find a site willing to accept the shipments.

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  9. HUD conducting more inspections at Jones Walker ApartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A troubled Fort Myers apartment complex is under scrutiny again after mold, mildew and plumbing problems have put tenants at the Jones Walker Apartments at risk for months. City leaders and the feds told owners to clean it up and fix up the units and now WINK News is getting a firsthand look at what they've done.

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  10. Substantial progress clearing mulch must be done by Monday, County saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Kathleen Damron said she is tired of living with this: smoke pouring out of the pile of debris sitting feet from her backyard. "It's been a nightmare for a year," Damron said.

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  11. Downtown Fort Myers businesses disturbed by hotel road closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Road closures, limited parking and ongoing construction have all been the recipe for a headache in downtown Fort Myers. The city said Bay Street between Dean Street and Hendry Street would close for 90 days, but it has been 6 months.

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  12. Fort Myers man arrested on drug and gun chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man from Fort Myers was arrested on Sunday, when police found a duffel bag full of a variety of drugs, narcotics, as well as two semi-automatic handguns, according to Fort Myers Police Department. FMPD says, officers were responding to a complaint of gun shots being fired off around 12:17 AM at 3538 Seminole Avenue.

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  13. Woman responsible for 2015 hit-and-run death sentenced for driving on suspended licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Nearly six months after being caught driving with a suspended license, Yariza Herrera pleaded guilty to the charge and is going to jail, bringing some peace of mind to Lauren Harkins and her family. "I think our community can know that that is one less person on the road right now that doesn't have the experience to be driving on that road and it puts less families at risk," Harkins said.

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  14. Group in Fort Myers committed to keeping unsafe toys off the shelvesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A partnership between police and parents is helping keep unsafe toys off the shelves in stores and away from your kids. Investigators with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is looking for anything that could be a hazard for your children, such as ones with small parts.

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  15. Young volunteers stuff 2,500 stockings for children on ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Some special elves are helping spread holiday cheer. They are stuffing thousands of stockings for children in need this Christmas.

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  16. LCSO and FMPD catch suspected drug dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Following a narcotics search warrant at a home in Fort Myers, two suspects were arrested on multiple drug charges on Thursday, says Lee County Sheriff's Office. According to LCSO, members of LCSO alongside Fort Myers Police Department acted on a search warrant at a home in Fort Myers at 3417 South Street.

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  17. The fearless girl stands before the iconic Wall Street "Charging Bull."Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Dow Jones fell 800 points on Tuesday - on investor fears of an ongoing trade war with China. Then came a brief intermission.

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  18. FMPD need help identifying man in relation to vehicle burglary and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man in reference to a vehicle burglary and fraud.

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  19. SWFL Salvation Army falls behind fundraising goals as it lacks volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    As a person walks towards the entrance of the Publix grocery store at Colonial Crossing in Fort Myers, he or she will be greeted by the ringing of a bell by a volunteer who is decked out in Santa gear, along with the pleasant well wishes for a merry Christmas. The Salvation Army is searching for assistance all across the state, including in Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties.

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  20. LCSO needs help finding miniature horsea s ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Lee County Sheriff's Office is trying to find the owner of a miniature horse that turned up in North Fort Myers. "We never know what we're going to get," said Sgt.

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