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  1. Fort Myers woman in critical condition after being set on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The suspect who set a Fort Myers women on fire yesterday in her home was in court today for his first appearance. According to police, Terry Palmer ran inside the home of Thelma Shelby on Evans Street, in Fort Myers and threatened to burn the house down.

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  2. a Blue Line Beara given to family of fallen officer Adam Jobbers-MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A 16-year old daughter of a Cape Coral police officer has dedicated the last 2 years to making teddy bears for families of law enforcement who were killed in the line of duty. Megan O'Grady uses the uniforms of fallen police officers to make teddy bears that she gives to the families who lost their loved one.

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  3. At unpublicized campaign event, Scott fends off criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    After a short pursuit, WINK News was able to catch up with Governor Rick Scott in Fort Myers and ask him a few questions about the water crisis, and reports that he had cancelled an event in Collier County. "The red tide, as you know, is naturally occurring.

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  4. Neighbors grateful for progress at Jefferson Park in Fort MyersRead the original story

    Tuesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    For the past two years, neighbors have been working with the City of Fort Myers to keep crime and suspicious activity out of Jefferson Park in Fort Myers. They raised money for a new playground and have worked with the City to keep trees in the field trimmed to keep the park open for safety reasons.

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  5. Police investigating after woman burned in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Firefighters and police blocked two lanes of Evans Avenue near Hanson Street in Fort Myers after a woman was reportedly burned. Police say they responded to a call about a fire Tuesday afternoon where they found a woman severely burned by a man in a domestic violence incident.

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  6. FMPD looking for two men in connection with homicide investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Fort Myers Police Department are seeking the public's help finding two men connected to the death of a 27-year-old man. Fort Myers police are looking for Curtis Thornton, 29, and Ernest Foster, 28, who are both persons of interest in the active homicide investigation.

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  7. Citrus County surprised with shipment of arsenic-tainted sludgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Citrus County residents and officials say they are surprised that arsenic-tainted sludge was brought to their county and they aren't sure what's supposed to be done with it. Officials for Citrus County say they had no idea about sludge that came from Dunbar South Street in Fort Myers, and say they had no idea they would be the one taking it in.

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  8. December trial date for Luminary Hotel issues could bring another issueRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A non-jury trial to settle a dispute over title restriction on city-owned land may not be until December, which is two months past the deadline developers gave the city to get this cleared up in court. Developers have already started construction on the land in question where the Luminary Hotel is to be built, next to the Harborside Event Center downtown Fort Myers.

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  9. Fort Myers man arrested for exploiting elderly Palm Beach County coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man who was arrested during a suspected hazmat situation was wanted on the east coast for exploiting the elderly. As the William and Elizabeth Cabral's "financial adviser," they trusted Del Rio with their money, approximately $900,000 worth according to police reports.

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  10. Free downtown Fort Myers trolley to return in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LeeTran's seasonal downtown trolleys are riding again after success over the last several years. The program is funded by the city at a cost of $203,686 which is expected to be approved Monday.

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  11. 'Officer of the Year' announced tonight at the Rotary Club Law and Order BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Tonight at the Rotary Club Law and Order Ball, 5 officers will find out if they have been selected as officer of the year. Stolhanske's a writer, producer and member of the comedy group broken lizard.

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  12. First political ads for Governor candidates look back to their childhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    It's noticeable that the focus of the ads were to look back on their childhood, in a way for voters to get a closer glimpse of how the candidates were raised. "I'm Ron DeSantis.

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  13. FMPD Sergeant Domonic Zammit a finalist for a Officer of the YearaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Fort Myers Police Department Sergeant Domonic Zammit didn't always have a positive view of law enforcement, and now he's doing the work to ensure his industry leaves a positive impact on the community. Sergeant Zammit wants to make sure kids respect their parents and law enforcement, and his work earned him a finalist nomination for "Officer of the Year."

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  14. North Fort Myers water employees taking donations to Florence victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Employees at the Crystal Clear Water Purification Center are getting ready to take huge water containers and donations to victims of Florence. "I have kids so I know what it's like to go through hurricanes and not have the supplies you need," Brad Wood said.

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  15. North Fort Myers pet shelter takes in pet evacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    People aren't the only ones evacuating to escape Hurricane Florence, pets in shelters are also evacuating to escape the anticipated flooding and destruction this storm will bring. In North Fort Myers a pet shelter wanted to help other shelters in the storms path by taking in pets they have, in order to offer more space they will need for any rescues they receive during and after the hurricane comes through.

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  16. North Fort Myers man dies in moped crash on Edison BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A North Fort Myers man died in a moped accident on the Edison Bridge Wednesday morning, according to the Fort Myers Police Department. At 6:47 a.m. police responded to a crash in the southbound lanes of the Edison Bridge.

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  17. Inhalable insulin now available for diabetic patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    For patients with diabetes, taking insulin no longer has to be a long process that includes injecting yourself with a needle, pen, or pump. "I was actually just at dinner w/ a girlfriend the other day.

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  18. Hurricane Florence evacuees find shelter with family in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The storm originally put almost 10 million in the cross hairs, prompting many to evacuate and some of those evacuees ended up here in Southwest Florida. "I'd say 80 percent of the homes suffered some kind of damage and a lot of them it was severe," he said.

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  19. Hazmat team and bomb squad called to Fort Myers homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Early on Thursday morning, a bomb squad and the Fort Myers Hamat team were called to a house in a Fort Myers neighborhood about a substance found in a bucket. "We just woke up to like the cops saying come out, you know, seize everything.

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  20. FMPD Officer Emilia Lock nominated for a Officer of the YearaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    You have to walk a mile in someone's shoes to understand their life and you'd have to walk pretty far to keep up with 'Officer of the Year' nominee Emilia Lock. Lock balances four kids at home and keeps the streets of her hometown safe as a Fort Myers police officer.

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