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  1. Lee County mourns the loss of Judge Robert ShaferRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Members of the legal community are mourning the loss of Judge Robert Shafer. Judge Shafer died on Wednesday after a short illness.

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  2. Florida bill would limit access to police body cam videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Right now, any person can request copies of police body camera video, recorded by Fort Myers or Cape Coral officers. But a new bill, passed in the Florida Senate this week, would restrict access to body cam videos even further.

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  3. How safe is your shrimp?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Americans love shrimp. We eat an average of almost 4 pounds a year, making shrimp more popular than tuna.

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  4. Businesses, residents unhappy with plans for Morse Plaza redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A shopping plaza that makes a first impression as a gateway to the Fort Myers area is going to change, and some claim, not for the better. Tenants tell WINK News a new owner is advising them that they must be out of the east end of the center by next January.

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  5. How to successfully cut ties with cable TV serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Three things that have traditionally kept people tied to cable: sports, kids' programming, and addictions to shows such as Game of Thrones that were only available with a pay TV service. But, all that's starting to change.

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  6. Celebrate the Shrine CircusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    From animals to acrobats and world class stunts the circus has rolled into Southwest Florida, setting up shop at the Lee Civic Center. The Araba Shriners of Fort Myers are proud once again to put a smile on children's faces and help support their hospitals across the country, including the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa.

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  7. 911 call from wild Walmart arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The woman who chased a would-be robber is very humble about the situation and even credits a couple other guys. 28-year-old Meagan Nashman tells WINK News "night beat" she can't believe all the attention she's getting after helping catch Manuel Antonio Devillers.

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  8. Consumer Reports finds your TV may be spying on youRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's likely you don't think you've invited a spy into your home when setting up a new TV. But new Samsung, LG, and Vizio smart TVs can record and share everything that's viewed, whether it's a broadcast or something streaming from the Internet.

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  9. Wawa celebrates grand opening of first SWFL storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Governor Rick Scott, the Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson, Lee County commissioners and the CEO of Wawa were all present at the grand opening of the convenience store on Colonial Boulevard.

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  10. Victim fends off North Fort Myers robbers with maceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Authorities are searching for three men who tried to rob a resident, then shot him in the foot when met with a can of mace. The victim was at Par Services around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 7, when the three men approached him in an aggressive manner and attempted to rob him.

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  11. Gas leak blocks traffic near Pelican PreserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Neighbors living in Pelican Preserve had a tough time getting leaving their gated community Thursday morning because of a gas leak. Right now, one northbound lane is still closed for gas line repairs.

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  12. Gas grill poses safety riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Consumer Reports has uncovered a potential safety problem with a small Brinkmann grill sold at Home Depot and Hy-Vee stores. The test is designed to see whether the burner flames stay on when you drop the grill's lid.

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  13. FDLE arrests four in connection with elaborate theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents raided a North Fort Myers storage unit Wednesday to uncover an theft ring. Agents sorted through everything from trucks to purses, to VHS tapes.

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  14. Wawa set to open first stores in SWFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    You can go to a Wawa to fill up the tank, but it's the sandwiches and atmosphere that really draw in customers. "We saw the growth in the market place, we saw the number of sites that we could get, so traffic count and growth in the market is a good thing for us," said Wawa's Chief Marketing Officer Carol Jensen.

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  15. LCSO deputy fired after failing to respond to 911 callRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A deputy was fired for an on-duty decision that may have cost a woman her life. Deputy Yvan Fernandez is no longer employed with the Lee County Sheriff's Office after he failed to respond to that 911 call on March 13. WINK News first uncovered reports that Deputy Fernandez was dispatched to a call and said he was on his way, but instead Sheriff Mike Scott says Fernandez went to lunch.

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  16. Swings against cancer golf tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla. - To help make a difference in the lives of cancer patients in need, the 21st Century C.A.R.E. foundation is hosting the 7th Annual Swings Against Cancer golf tournament.

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  17. Storage room fire forces Crestwood Suites evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A small fire in a storage room at the Crestwood Suites hotel forced dozens of people to evacuate overnight. That's located off U.S. 41 just north of Gladiolous Drive.

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  18. Fort Myers man found unconscious on side of I-75Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating what caused a man to go unconscious on the side of I-75 at mile marker 143 near Bayshore Road Tuesday night. Troopers shutdown all northbound lanes around 9 p.m. when drivers found 23-year-old Chad Senhouse lying across the painted white edge line.

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  19. Lee school district settles with family of man killed in school bus accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County School Board has settled a lawsuit filed by the family of a man killed in a school bus accident. Ralston Thomas was driving a Fort Myers city vehicle when a bus driver ran a stop sign and slammed into him.

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  20. At home detox with Dr. Heather AuldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    If you go down any health aisle you see products for some type of detox. Don't be fooled.

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