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.
Collier deputy charged with DUI continues to patrol
Published 12/16/2013 at 4:56 a.m.
A Collier County deputy arrested on a DUI charge back in February continues to perform his normal duties as a patrol deputy in the Golden Gate area, according to documents obtained this week from the Collier County Sheriff's Office.
Former North Naples fire deputy chief Wayne Jones remembered as hero, prankster
Updated 12/13/2013 at 7:38 p.m.
"He loved pranks and jokes, but when the bell rang, he was all business," Fire Chief Orly Stolts said of Jones.
Person of interest in Lehigh deaths spotted in S.C. video
Updated 12/12/2013 at 9:09 p.m.
Steven Tompkins, 24, was reportedly seen in the video with 19-year-old Joycelin Luck at a Walmart store.
Months after Naples murder, family still waiting for news of a suspect
Published 12/06/2013 at 10:57 p.m.
There are questions Warren Godcharles has asked himself for 16 months that he cannot answer.
Sheriff's Office looking for community help to make Christmas bright for 200 kids
Published 12/02/2013 at 3:12 p.m.
The Collier County Sheriff's Office is asking for one last push in donations of holiday gifts for about 200 abused or neglected children in Southwest Florida.
Arson in America: Disjointed investigation process leads to underreporting of arson in Florida
Published 12/02/2013 at 5:43 a.m.
In Florida, almost all fires that look hinky are investigated by professionals at the state fire marshal's office. Local firefighters are asked to step back.
Gingrich: Americans will forgive Trey Radel if rehab effort is sincere
Published 11/30/2013 at 4:05 p.m.
"I think that there is a tendency, first of all, for people to have (Trey Radel's) family in their prayers. It's Thanksgiving and Christmas season," Gingrich said,
Gobble tov! Southwest Florida Jews light menorah, prepare for 'Thanksgivukkah'
Published 11/27/2013 at 7:57 p.m.
"In speaking to a rabbi friend of mine, he said it'd be a cold day when Thanksgiving and Hanukkah were on the same day," joked Judge Norm Krivosha, president of the Jewish Federation of Collier County.
Blood test off limits in motorcycle-dragging DUI case
Updated 11/26/2013 at 9:58 p.m.
Estero resident Donna Lynne Brown faces a handful of DUI-related charges in the dragging death of Punta Gorda motorcyclist Carl "Ed" Patrick back in May. Brown's attorney, Donald Day, said the blood sample was taken unlawfully from his client after ...
Rep. Trey Radel's future uncertain after he's charged with cocaine possession
Updated 11/19/2013 at 10:27 p.m.
One year after he was elected to Congress, experts said Rep. Trey Radel's political future now appears uncertain.
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