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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

    1 hr ago | 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

    6 hrs ago | 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. Governor, police address media on Club Blu mass shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Click here to watch live as authorities conduct a press conference at Florida Department of Law Enforcement headquarters in Fort Myers to talk about the Club Blu mass shooting that killed two and injured 18 others.

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  4. Dr. Bart Rossi discusses DNC day oneRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- All eyes are on Philadelphia today for the kickoff of the Democratic National Convention. Today's theme is "United Together," but with the announcement of the resignation of DNC Chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the convention's first day may not be as united as some are hoping.

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  5. Fort Myers family hopes for miracle after motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    With the last name Meracle, it might seem obvious why 22-year-old Dylan Meracle is still putting up a fight after a motorcycle crash on Sunday. "All I know is he was coming over that bridge-the Midpoint Bridge-he was pegged out, I mean he was going as fast as he could I guess," David Meracle, Dylan's older brother explained. 1 comment

  6. VIDEO: Companies establish headquarters in Cape CoralRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The automotive advertising agency Moore and Scarry outgrew its office in Fort Myers and chose to move into a building near the Cape Coral VA hospital. The company is looking to expand by 20 percent and hopes to add 15 new jobs in the near future.

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  7. FMPD officer resigns over a inappropriatea texts with teenRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 25-year-old Fort Myers Police Department officer resigned after an investigation revealed he had a texting relationship with a teen that was deemed "inappropriate." An internal investigation began in March into Matthew Vagi's text conversations with the 17-year-old he met while on duty at Coronado High School.

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  8. Rollover crash blocks MLK Blvd. at Cranford Ave.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A crash caused a vehicle to overturn, left diesel fuel in the road and closed both eastbound and westbound lanes on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at Cranford Avenue shortly before 10 a.m. Friday, the Fort Myers Police Department said.

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

    Thursday Jul 21 | 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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  10. Healthy Kids: Toddlers and screen timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | 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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  11. LCSO searches for new witness in Diana Alvareza s disappearanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | 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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  12. LCSO semi-annual report shows overall crime decreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | 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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  13. Bee-hind the Scenes of Honey MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | 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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  14. Family of missing girl seeks answersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | 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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  15. Your Health Now: Drowning preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | 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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  16. Strong winds rip up Fort Myers church roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | 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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  17. Rubio visits, stumps for Lake O land purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | 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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  18. Become a Pro Outdoorsman at Bass Pro ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | 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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  19. Campaign Central: Dr. Bart Rossi previews the RNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | 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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  20. Miracle to hold Pokemon Go Night at ballparkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | 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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