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  1. Family escapes injury in Fort Myers car fireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... at about 2:45 p.m. along the westbound shoulder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard just west of I-75. Lehigh Acres resident Paul Douglas heard a pop as he was driving the Sonata south on I-75, so he pulled off onto MLK, he said. His son, ...

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  2. Lehigh boys basketball honors slain teammate with big winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. The Lehigh Senior High School boys basketball team had never made it to the state tournament before Friday night.

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  3. One person shot in Lehigh AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The 30-year-old man was flown to Lee Memorial Hospital. His condition and the circumstances surrounding the shooting were not immediately known.

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  4. New report sheds light on Estero I-75 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ESTERO, Fla. A newly released report details how quickly the scene unfolded Nov. 14, 2016 when Ashad Russell, a Concealed Weapons Permit holder, shot and killed Edward Strother at Exit 123 on Interstate 75. Russell, 35, of Lehigh Acres, came to the aid of Lee County Sheriff's Deputy First Class Dean Bardes, who was being attacked by Strother, the report said.

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  5. Homestead Road Widening Project to Begin March 20 and Last 30 MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    ... from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Veterans Park Recreation Center, at 55 Homestead Road S. A new proposed park in Lehigh Acres on the land adjacent to the East County Regional Library, at 881 Gunnery Road N. This is just in the planning stages so far. ...

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  6. Crash kills at least 1 in Golden Gate EstatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... on Southwest Florida roads. One person was killed Sunday in Charlotte County , and a pedestrian died Monday in Lehigh Acres. Two pedestrians were hit and killed Tuesday - one in Arcadia and the other in Englewood .

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  7. Lee County neighborhood fed up with speeding dump trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... ike in deadly crashes involving dump trucks. Last month, a dump truck slammed into a man who ran a red light in Lehigh Acres.

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  8. NAACP requests Lee school redistricting for diversity changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... the way districts are already drawn. The proposed redistricting would put Tice, downtown Fort Myers, Dunbar and Lehigh Acres into District 5. If the school board ultimately decides not to take any action with this proposed redistricting, the next ...

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  9. Pet Pals: DexterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Meet Dexter, an eight-year-old Mountain Cur Mix who is looking for the perfect home. Dr. Whitney Whitford from the Animal Medical Center of Lehigh Acres introduced us to the sweet, loving pooch.

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  10. Reward up to $21,000 in Lehigh Acres murder case 56 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | FOX 4 Now

    More money is on the table for information that helps investigators solve the murder of a Lehigh Acres man. The victim, Jontavious Thomas, was killed last month at his home on Adeline Avenue.

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  11. At least 1 dead in Lee Blvd. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. At least one person is dead after a crash on Lee Boulevard near Ida Avenue North, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

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  12. Reward up to $21K for info on slain Lehigh Acres manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. The reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer of a Lehigh Acres truck driver has increased by $20,000.

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  13. Reward Increased in Murder of Lehigh ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    Less than a month after a 29-year-old was murdered in front of his Lehigh Acres home, the reward for information leading to the arrest of his killer or killers has been increased to $21,000. Shortly after 5 a.m. on Monday, January 30, Jontavious Thomas walked out the front door of his home at 1107 Adeline Avenue to go to work, however, someone had other plans for him.

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  14. Smell Smoke in The Air in Lehigh Acres? It's from A Combination of Two FiresRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    A prescribed fire was set in Babcock Ranch and four firefighters from the Caloosahatchee Forestry Center were sent to the Lakeland area to help contain a fire, said Samantha Quinn with the Florida Forest Service.

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  15. Bicyclist Hit By SUVRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    A bicyclist was transported to the hospital by Lehigh Acres Fire and Rescue after he was struck by an SUV at Joel Boulevard and East 6th Street.

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  16. Lehigh Acres Road Closures and Detours Planned to Allow For Culvert Piping ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    Lee County Department of Transportation is asking Lehigh Acres motorists to exercise caution during an upcoming Culvert Replacement Project by the Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District involving four locations. Many of the deteriorating, metal culverts have been in place for nearly 60 years.

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  17. Man, 76, Shot Wife In Butt Over Lack of SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Smoking Gun

    FEBRUARY 9--Angered that he had yet to consummate his six-month-old marriage, a 76-year-old Florida man allegedly shot his new bride in the Donald Royce, pictured at right, was arrested Saturday night after firing a pair of shots at his 62-year-old spouse in the bedroom of the couple's Lehigh Acres residence. He is being held in the Lee County jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.

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  18. Bicyclist hit by SUV in Lehigh AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | NBC2 News

    Paramedics found the man lying on the road after he was hit by a green Ford Explorer. He suffered moderate injuries, according to a witness at the scene.

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  19. Smartwatch leads deputies to stolen propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | WPTV Local News

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Families are now reunited with their stolen property after Lee County Sheriff's Deputies say a smartwatch helped lead them straight to the loot.

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  20. Watch helps lead investigator to crook's Lehigh Acres homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | NBC2 News

    The watch was reported stolen, but the owner also reported to law enforcement that he traced the watch a few miles from his home. Detectives said they were tracking recent burglaries to the same home, making the additional report "icing on the cake" to retrieve a search warrant for the home at the center of the investigation.

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