About JESSICA LIPSCOMB
BiographyJessica Lipscomb is a member of the Public Safety/Crime and courts team. Jessica comes to Naples from the Beaumont Enterprise in Beaumont, Texas, where she covered police and breaking news. Prior to her time in Beaumont she worked for the Franklin Press in North Carolina. Coming to Florida is a bit of a homecoming as she’s a native of Orlando and University of Florida graduate. Follow Jessica at @jessicalipscomb on Twitter.
Naples Town Hall speakers series suspends season due to financial struggles
Updated 05/23/2013 at 9:17 p.m.
A spokeswoman for the Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speakers Series said Thursday that the nonprofit will suspend its 2014 season. Find out what went wrong that caused the series to shut down after 30 years.
Lee County deputy arrested, the third in six weeks
Published 05/17/2013 at 7:39 p.m.
A Lee County sheriff's deputy was arrested Friday morning. He is the third Lee County Sheriff's Office employee to be arrested in six weeks.
First Baptist graduate: 'If I'm not going to serve my country, who is?'
Published 05/16/2013 at 5:20 a.m.
The grandson of a Navy veteran and the nephew of uncles in the Army and Air Force, Kyle said being in the military has always been his dream — "If I'm not going to serve the country, who is?"
One Lee deputy fired for lying, another resigns amid drug investigation
Published 05/15/2013 at 6:03 p.m.
Two Lee County deputies who were under investigation no longer work for the Sheriff's Office. What did they do that led to them seeking new work?
Hustler co-founder and son target conservative Naples for sexy gifts store set to open
Updated 05/15/2013 at 3:59 p.m.
A sexy new store owned by the co-founder of Hustler magazine and his son is opening today in North Naples. But the shop has caused controversy. Find out why.
Driver missing as hit-and-run trial lawsuit moves forward
Published 05/14/2013 at 5:04 a.m.
Four months after a lawsuit was filed against Oakes Farms in the death of an East Naples bicyclist, attorneys representing the company say they can't locate the allegedly responsible truck driver.
Missouri man arrested, Collier County teens safe after Amber Alert issued
Published 05/13/2013 at 7:58 p.m.
Ivan Eugene Coleman III, of Missouri, was arrested and faces felony charges in connection with a Collier County Amber Alert case.
Special Report: Local ghost hunters try to make contact with the other side
Published 05/13/2013 at 5 a.m.
About a half-dozen local groups spend their free time crossing the state, trying to make contact with spirits. What have they found that could change the way you think about the afterlife?
Woman involved in DUI hit and run has history of traffic offenses
Published 05/10/2013 at 9 p.m.
The woman accused of DUi manslaughter in a hit and run crash in Estero has a history of traffic offenses.
Jail deputy resigns after her relationship with convicted sex offender is revealed
Published 05/10/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
A Collier County Jail deputy was fired after her relationship with a convicted sex offender was revealed to her employer.
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