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  1. Investigation finds Marco Island police officer guilty of inappropriate conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A police officer for Marco Island Police Department has been terminated after an internal affairs investigation found him guilty of inappropriate conduct while on-duty, according to Marco Island Police Department. After a 6 month investigation, officials found that Officer Kevin Hennings had sex with a 20-year-old woman while on the clock.

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  2. Marco Island Police Officer terminated for inappropriate conduct on-dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A police officer for Marco Island Police Department has been terminated after an internal affairs investigation found him guilty of inappropriate conduct while on-duty, according to Marco Island Police Department. The investigation that began on March 29,2018 came to and end with Officer Kevin Hennings being terminated immediately effective on September 18, 2018, for violations of Departmental General Orders stemming from on-duty inappropriate conduct with an adult female.

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  3. Professional diver taking a deeper look into red tide impactRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    While we've seen and felt the impact of red tide on the beaches, but what is it doing below the surface? Curt Bowen is a professional diver taking a deeper look at red tide, and he found exactly what he thought he would find: nothing. "It killed everything from the sea grasses to the clams to the mussels to the crabs to the sponges.

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  4. Collier red tide Q&A meeting open to the public WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Last week we saw dead fish piling up in canals near Vanderbilt Beach, but testing shows red tide is not present in that area Wednesday. Recent samples taken by Collier County Pollution Control show there's no red tide at Vanderbilt Beach, and low concentrations near Barefoot Beach and the Naples Pier.

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  5. Dead manatee found in Marco Island waters TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    More heartbreaking evidence of our water crisis with another dead manatee found floating just feet from people's homes at Riverside Club on Marco Island. Speaking to many people on the island they tell me this isn't the first dead manatee they saw Tuesday.

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  6. Marco Island construction permits double due to Hurricane IrmaRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Drastic times call for drastic measures and this Monday afternoon, Marco Island is dealing with a massive backlog when it comes to construction projects. The city says they're backed up on more detailed permits such as interior while roofing companies say they're backed up on repairing the outside.

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  7. Man accused of impersonating an officer demands victims to vacate their homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    It's an impersonation you have to see to believe. All new video from a horrific encounter on Marco Island in June between neighbors and a man dressed up to look like an officer.

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  8. Two Marco Island Police officers accused of having sex while on the clockRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Two Marco Island Police officers are accused of having sex while on the clock. The police sergeants resigned over two seperate sexual encounters, outraging neighbors on the Island.

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  9. Marco Island could change construction rules to speed up Irma repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    It's been nearly a year since Hurricane Irma ripped through Southwest Florida but several homes on Marco Island are still showing the aftermath. "Every other house either has the roof off or is under construction, or has construction materials piled up in the driveway."

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  10. 1 injured in fire at Marco Island hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man suffered "serious burns" a fire Thursday afternoon at the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa, according to the Marco Island Police Department. Police and the Marco Island Fire Department responded to an electrocution and fire at the hotel on 560 S. Collier Blvd. The man, approximately 55 years old, was taken to the hospital via helicopter.

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  11. More than a half million dollars paid for incomplete hurricane repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A company from Indiana collected at least $565,478 to fix hurricane Irma damage for homeowners and businesses who were under the impression they were affiliated with a licensed local contractor. Months after handing over his entire first insurance draw to Remodeling Services and Complete Restoration in October, Matt Braunstein stood in his living room and watched water drip down from his ceiling.

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  12. Marco Island, south Fort Myers top list for flood insurance claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Marco Island home and business owners filed more flood claims during the rainiest parts of 2017 than anywhere else in Southwest Florida, according to claim data obtained from the federal government. WINK News filed a freedom of information act request to see which areas of Florida filed damage claims more than others.

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  13. a You feel violateda : Surveillance footage shows person inside snowbirda s homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The man is shown wearing sunglasses and camouflaged pants walking from room to room, but police said the man did not remove or take anything. The Marco Island Police Department encouraged anyone with information to come forward, and offered several tips to protect your home while away: WINK News reporter Hannah Vogel spoke with neighbors about the incident in the quiet neighborhood.

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  14. Marco Island camp celebrates a diverse-abilities,a not disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Campers are soaking up the sun at Camp Able, a volunteer-run summer camp on Marco Island that focuses on celebrating differences. WINK News reporter Gina Tomlinson spoke with campers and volunteers about what Camp Able means to them.

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  15. Algae smell forcing families out of their homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Neighbors are escaping to the beach to get away from the smell of that blue-green algae covering Southwest Florida's waterways. One man said tonight it was so bad inside his house, he packed up his belongings and found a place to rent on the beach.

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  16. Invasive iguanas becoming a nuisancea for Marco Island residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "They're just a nuisance and they're ugly and they scare the heck out of you," said Marco Island resident Bonnie Urbano.

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  17. One teen killed and two others injured after a crash involving a motorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    According to Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old man made a left hand turn on Collier Boulevard into the path of a motorcycle. The motorcycle, driven by Coel Stocklein, 19, of Marco Island was unable to avoid a collision nad hit the side of the passenger side of the vehicle.

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  18. a Ita s not safea : combination of red tide & algae frustrating SWFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    In addition, a new map shows high red tide levels in Collier County, along with northern Lee and Charlotte Counties. "The green algae is coming towards-I live in Cape Coral-but it's coming down the river and it's not safe," said neighbor Ellen Starbird.

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  19. Sea wall repairs taking place on Marco IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Construction crews are working to fix a sea wall on Marco Island that was damaged when Hurricane Irma slammed the area nearly 10 months ago. The construction itself is a big deal for people who call the area home, and it's been something they've been waiting for for a while.

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  20. Cooler sea temperatures could mean a slower hurricane seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "I think it was one storm that, I think, a lot of people underestimated it," said Marco Island resident Eric Mulberry. "They didn't think it was going to be as bad."

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