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  1. Immokalee graduate headed to HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Her mother was forced to leave her abusive father when Jennyfer was a baby because he was angry Jennyfer's mother didn't give him a son. "He thought that I wouldn't do anything; he thought that I couldn't because of who I am, so I think that's always pushed me to go above and beyond," Jennyfer said.

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  2. 4 'ninja robbers' who hit Collier homes to appear in Orange County courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The four men arrested for the eight home invasions and a robbery all in both Collier and Orange Counties are set to appear in court on Monday. Immokalee natives Andres Perez, 47, Jonathan Contreras, 30, Henry "Ricky" Contreras, 51, and Frank Bower, Jr., 57, of Oveido, were all arrested in May of 2014 and are in the Orange County Jail.

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  3. Second mulch fire sparks in Collier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 29 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    As one mulch fire in east Collier County was contained Saturday early afternoon, another pile sparked up, according to North Collier Fire Rescue District. It's burning about 10 miles east of I-75 next to Bird Rookery Swamp near Jones Mining Road, which is pretty far inland, but the wind is pushing the smoke west toward the coast.

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  4. Large mulch fire burning in Collier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 29 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A mulch fire off Immokalee Road is causing many of our viewers in northern Collier County and southern Lee County to smell smoke. It's burning about 10 miles east of I-75 next to Bird Rookery Swamp near Jones Mining Road, which is pretty far inland, but the wind is pushing the smoke west toward the coast.

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  5. GGE Wildfire: Resources, cancellations and closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    NBC2 will continue to update this list as closures and cancellations are announced in connection with the wildfire in Golden Gate Estates . Students at Big Cypress Elementary School are being transported to Oak Ridge Middle School at 12:30 p.m. where parents can pick them up ; After-school program at Big Cypress Elementary canceled; Max Hasse Park will close at 1 p.m. until further notice; The Golden Gate Estates Library will close at 1 p.m. until further notice; The Golden Gate Relay for Life has been postponed until further notice.

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  6. 2 dead after police chase ends with crash in ImmokaleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A mother of two is being remembered after she died in a high-speed crash while she was a passenger in a car being chased by a Collier County deputy. Deputies say that 21-year-old Damian Rivera was speeding away from deputies when he hit a tree and a power pole, killing himself and his passenger 25-year-old Manzano.

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  7. Thieves cause crash in Collier County robbery attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    It happened Monday afternoon in Naples. The victim said he'd been to a bank branch in Lee County off SR-82.

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  8. Schools brace for after-school cuts under Trump budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Trump's budget director said there is no evidence to support after-school programs benefit student performance. Those students are rebuking the claim and saying the programs do work.

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  9. 6 people displaced, 1 dog died in Immokalee fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A house fire out in Immokalee has left six people homeless and one dog dead, according to the Immokalee Fire Control District.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Why not Immokalee? That's what one Collier County project coordinator is saying as the $1.2 million Immokalee culinary accelerator prepares to open. Danny Gonzales with Lozano's Restaurant plans on being one of the first businesses to join the culinary accelerator to bottle his restaurant's salsa.

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  11. Border Patrol detains 12 in Collier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Border Patrol agents were seen in Naples at the Coast Guard Auxiliary on 9th Street on Tuesday. Their vehicles were parked there all day with agents walking in and out of the locked building near the Naples city dock.

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  12. Illegal immigrants in Immokalee prepare for possible detainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Families said they're hoping for the best but preparing for the worst as President Donald Trump's strict immigration orders continue. "It's just a time where we are living where we need to be prepared, and people need to be informed," said Eloise Ayala with Legal Aid of Collier County. 8 comments

  13. Collier students absent on A Day Without ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    There was a major decline in attendance on Thursday in some Collier County schools as some parents kept their children home to contribute to a Day Without Immigrants protest. At the RCMA Immokalee Community School, only half of the students showed up on Thursday, and some employees were absent as well.

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  14. Palmetto Ridge HS band short on funds for inauguration tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Before the Palmetto Ridge High School marching band can become the first Collier County band ever to play at an inauguration, they need to raise some serious money. With about two weeks to go until they leave, they're still about $100,000 short.

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  15. 3 injured after crash in EsteroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The driver of a Honda and one passenger, both from Immokalee, were driving southbound on Alico Road and turned left onto Corkscrew Road.

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  16. Holiday trash collection scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Everyone in Southwest Florida will have to wait to get rid of all that wrapping paper and gift boxes this holiday season. Christmas trees will be picked up on your normal yard waste day.

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  17. Collier seeks grant to add sidewalks near two schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A school in Immokalee said 85 percent of its students walk to class but they don't have a sidewalk to use. Students attending Shadowlawn Elementary in East Naples are forced to walk just feet from traffic on nearby Linwood Avenue to get and from school.

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  18. Love triangle shooting: victim, shooter's names releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A bar fight in Immokalee between the ex-boyfriend and current boyfriend of the witness has left one man suffering from two gunshot wounds. It happened around 7:19 Sunday evening inside Los Gators Bar located at 200 South 3rd Street about a half-mile north of the Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee.

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  19. Love triangle fight ends with gunshot wounds in ImmokaleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A bar fight in Immokalee between the ex-boyfriend and current boyfriend of the witness has left one man suffering from two gunshot wounds. It happened around 7:19 Sunday evening inside Gators Bar about a half-mile north of the Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Two Southwest Florida babies have been found dead in less than a week. In both cases, at least one parent had been investigated or arrested for prior drug use.

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