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  1. Deputies: Man tried to lure 12-year-old into carRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Fort Myers man is under arrest after deputies say he tried to lure a 12-year-old girl into his vehicle. Deputies arrested 35-year-old Pablo Cartagena and charged him with interference of child custody for trying to entice a minor to get into his vehicle through coercion.

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  2. Honor fallen veterans this Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Memorial Day weekend kids receive free entry to the Naples Zoo with the purchase of an adult ticket. The offer is valid Friday through Monday.

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  3. Police: Man dressed as a woman robs Fort Myers bankRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    According to officials, a black male dressed as a woman entered the C1 Bank located on Red Cedar Drive around 9:23 a.m. The suspect demanded money from the teller with a small black handgun then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The suspect is described as having a medium build, medium complexion, around 5 feet 7 inches tall and wearing a long baggy black dress.

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  4. Millions expected to travel this Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- AAA Travel projects 37.2 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 4.7 percent increase from the 35.5 million people who traveled last year and the highest travel volume for the holiday in 10 years. Kicking off the summer driving season, 33 million travelers will be driving to their destinations.

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  5. Behind the Badge: Your look into FMPD’s Citizen Police AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Investigative reporter Sam Smink is giving you a rare look into the training officers with the Fort Myers Police Department get before they hit the streets. It's all part of a ten week course called the Citizen Police Academy.

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  6. Citizen Police Academy: Inside SWAT team trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Monday night, WINK News takes you behind the badge here in Southwest Florida, to show you how officers are trained to act, in some of the most dangerous situations. Week six of the Citizen Police Academy, and the class is on its first official assignment, as part of the Fort Myers SWAT Team.

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  7. 22-year McDonalda s employee hunts down stolen ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Castellano suffers from brain damage and has worked at a North Fort Myers McDonald's for more than two decades. In 2014 the chain presented Ralph with a very rare 14 karat gold McDonald's ring.

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  8. Golf Doctor tip of the week: swing choreographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- TheGolfDoctor, Mike Calbot, and WINK News weekend sports anchor, Morgan Frances, give golfers a two-minute tip they can take to the course.

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  9. Police search for suspect involved in shootout and crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Police were called to the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Hanson Street around 3:30 p.m. Sunday for reports that people in two separate cars were shooting at each other. Officers said after the shooting, one of the cars took off, headed southbound on Cleveland Avenue and the other fled, headed eastbound on Hanson Street.

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  10. LCSO: a oefamily crack-downa operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Lee County family is in jail and facing multiple drug charges after detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office raided two houses full of weapons, money and narcotics. On Thursday May 14, the Field Support Unit, Narcotics/Vice Unit, Central District Patrol, and Special Operations Unit executed two narcotic search warrants at two homes on the 1650 block of Heiman Ave in Fort Myers.

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  11. Fitness Friday: balance trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Do you feel unsteady on your feet or have a fear of falling? Do you get dizzy when you turn your head, look up, bend down, or get out of bed? If so, you're not alone. One in three adults have some type of balance or dizziness problem, but the good news is, regardless of your age, there's help for you.

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  12. 21 positions eliminated at Fort Myers Fire Dept. as grant money expiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A handful of Fort Myers firefighters are now out of a job after the grant money that was paying their salaries has expired. The money funded 21 positions within the department.

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  13. A massage company combats PTSD in veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Massage therapists from MassageLuXe Fort Myers are giving back to veterans with chair massages during a per-Memorial Day celebration at the Southwest Florida Military Museum at 4820 Leonard Street in Cape Coral.

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  14. Police plan for substation in Fort Myers neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The substation would be just next door to the site of a deadly shooting that happened in September 2012 on Davis Court. "I don't think they should be out here.

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  15. 16-year-old changes life around Oasis Youth Shelter in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- "I never thought I'd make it this far. Thought I'd lose it along the line."

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  16. Fort Myers used car salesman busted for bank fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A million dollar bank fraud scheme busted. A used car salesman faces federal charges for check kiting.

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  17. Police: Child attacked by dog after being abducted by auntRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A woman is in jail after police say she abducted her niece and nephew while she was high on drugs. Officers say 29-year-old Kristina Pantalias took the two children, ages 6 and 10, from their home against their will.

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  18. Clash over bill to ban citizens from secretly tracking othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Florida House and Senate have approved a bill to ban private citizens from secretly tracking the movements of others without consent. It would ban a person from secretly attaching a GPS or similar device to a vehicle of belongings of the person to be tracked.

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  19. LCSO investigates home invasion in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The victim tells WINK News he was in a bedroom when two men came through the door and attacked him with a baseball bat. He says another man in the house was also attacked.

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  20. Collier County Honor FlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, an estimated 640 World War Two veterans die each day.

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