Photos by LEXEY SWALL

  • In this 2010 file photo, East Naples Fire Rescue District and Golden Gate Fire Rescue District battled a house fire for more than an hour near the intersection of Golden Gate Parkway and Interstate 75.
  • Lely High School full back, Luvins St. Fort (2), is stopped by Naples High Schools Anthony Morgan (20) and Matthew Boggs (22) during Friday night's game at Lely High School. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll hugs friends on Monroe Street as she walks in the inauguration parade for of Gov. Rick Scott, Florida's 45th governor, on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in Tallahassee. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll hugs friends on Monroe Street as she walks in the inauguration parade for of Gov. Rick Scott, Florida's 45th governor, on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in Tallahassee. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll speaks to about 200 people Monday morning in the courtyard outside Food & Thought Organic Market & Restaurant during a breakfast to kick off Gov.-elect Rick Scott's inauguration appreciation tour. Scott, a Naples resident, was joined by his wife, Ann, daughter Jordan. They walked around the breezeway, shook hands and talked with the gathered supporters as the Naples Dixieland Jazz Band played in the back. Scott will be inaugurated as Florida's 45th governor on Jan. 4, during a ceremony in Tallahassee. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Jennifer Carroll, the running mate for gubernatorial candidate, Rick Scott, has her photo taken with supporters during a Tea Party rally Saturday, October 2, 2010, at the corner of Pine Ridge Road and Tamiami Trail in Naples. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Jennifer Carroll, the running mate for gubernatorial candidate, Rick Scott, receives hugs from supporters during a Tea Party rally Saturday, October 2, 2010, at the corner of Pine Ridge Road and Tamiami Trail in Naples. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Collier County Branch of the NAACP President Harold Weeks listens as John G. Lynch, former chairman and CEO of an insurance brokerage firm in New York, answers questions about President Barack Obama's proposal for national healthcare reform during a town hall meeting at the Norris Center on Monday, August 17, 2008 in downtown Naples, Fla. The meeting was organized by the Collier County Democratic Club. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Scenes from Naples Bay Resort on Thursday morning in Naples. Lexey Swall/Staff
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Florida Gulf Coast University guard Sherwood Brown (25) grabs a loose ball and dribbles down court during the men's semifinal basketball game against Mercer University at the Atlantic Sun basketball tournament Friday, March 2, 2012 at Mercer's University Center in Macon, Ga. FGCU beat Mercer 62-58, securing the Eagles' spot in the final.
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Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball during the last seconds of the championship game against Belmont at the Atlantic Sun tournament Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. Belmont beat FGCU 83-69.
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Florida Gulf Coast University guard Christophe Varidel (5) hangs his head in the last seconds of the men's championship basketball game against Belmont at the Atlantic Sun tournament Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. Belmont beat FGCU 83-69.
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Florida Gulf Coast University guard Sherwood Brown (25) tries to get a shot over Belmont center Scott Saunder (32) during the men's championship basketball game against Belmont at the Atlantic Sun tournament Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. Belmont beat FGCU 83-69.
  • Florida Gulf Coast University President William Merwin, center, is congratulated by a friend for winning the Estero Person of the Year award after the annual Estero Chamber Luncheon last Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • In this 2010 file photo, Jennifer Carroll, the running mate for gubernatorial candidate, Rick Scott, receives hugs from supporters during a Tea Party rally Saturday, October 2, 2010, at the corner of Pine Ridge Road and Tamiami Trail in Naples.
  • Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll speaks to about 200 people Monday morning in the courtyard outside Food & Thought Organic Market & Restaurant during a breakfast to kick off Gov.-elect Rick Scott's inauguration appreciation tour. Scott, a Naples resident, was joined by his wife, Ann, daughter Jordan. They walked around the breezeway, shook hands and talked with the gathered supporters as the Naples Dixieland Jazz Band played in the back. Scott will be inaugurated as Florida's 45th governor on Jan. 4, during a ceremony in Tallahassee. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll is congratulated after she takes the oath of office Tuesday, January 4, 2011 on the steps of the Historic Capitol in Tallahassee. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll hugs friends on Monroe Street as she walks in the inauguration parade for of Gov. Rick Scott, Florida's 45th governor, on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in Tallahassee. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Gov.-elect Rick Scott, from right, his wife Ann, Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll and her husband Nolan listen to a concert at a military appreciation event Monday, day one of his inaugural celebration in Tallahassee.  Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Ann Scott, right, and Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll, left, are greeted by supporter Monday morning in the courtyard outside Food & Thought Organic Market & Restaurant during a breakfast to kick off Gov.-elect Rick Scott's inauguration appreciation tour. Scott, a Naples resident, was joined by his wife, Ann, daughter Jordan, and Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll. They walked around the breezeway, shook hands and talked with the gathered supporters as the Naples Dixieland Jazz Band played in the back. Scott will be inaugurated as Florida's 45th governor on Jan. 4, during a ceremony in Tallahassee. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll hugs Gov.-elect Rick Scott at the Salute to Women in Leadership breakfast on day-one of Scott's inaugural celebration in Tallahassee.  Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll and Attorney General-elect Pam Bondi receive gifts from Gov.-elect Rick Scott at the Salute to Women in Leadership breakfast on day-one of Scott's inaugural celebration in Tallahassee.  Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Gov.-elect Rick Scott, right, his wife, Ann, and Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll and her husband Nolan, left, make their way to the Salute to Women in Leadership breakfast on day-one of Scott's inaugural celebration in Tallahassee.  Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll, second from right, talks with state Rep. Matt Hudson, R-Naples, on Monday morning in the courtyard outside Food & Thought Organic Market & Restaurant during a breakfast for the kick off of Gov.-elect Rick Scott's inauguration appreciation tour. Scott will be inaugurated as Florida's 45th governor on Jan. 4, during a ceremony in Tallahassee. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll speaks to about 200 people Monday morning in the courtyard outside Food & Thought Organic Market & Restaurant during a breakfast to kick off Gov.-elect Rick Scott's inauguration appreciation tour. Scott, a Naples resident, was joined by his wife, Ann, daughter Jordan. They walked around the breezeway, shook hands and talked with the gathered supporters as the Naples Dixieland Jazz Band played in the back. Scott will be inaugurated as Florida's 45th governor on Jan. 4, during a ceremony in Tallahassee. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Jennifer Carroll, the running mate for gubernatorial candidate, Rick Scott, receives hugs from supporters during a Tea Party rally Saturday, October 2, 2010, at the corner of Pine Ridge Road and Tamiami Trail in Naples. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Jennifer Carroll, the running mate for gubernatorial candidate, Rick Scott, has her photo taken with supporters during a Tea Party rally Saturday, October 2, 2010, at the corner of Pine Ridge Road and Tamiami Trail in Naples. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Representative Jennifer Carroll, Rick Scott's running mate, speaks at the Tea Party rally Saturday afternoon with Scott's wife, Anne, at her side. About 1,000 people lined Tamiami Trail at the corner of Pine Ridge Road in Naples for the rally. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Representative Jennifer Carroll, Rick Scott's running mate, speaks at the Tea Party rally Saturday afternoon with Scott's wife, Anne, at her side. About 1,000 people lined Tamiami Trail at the corner of Pine Ridge Road in Naples for the rally. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Chaz Minard, 22, holds his son Charlie, 18-months-old, in his room at HealthPark Memorial Center in Fort Myers on Friday. Charlie was born four months premature on February, 6, 2008 and weighed 1 lb. 8 oz. He was born with cystic bronchopulmanary dysplasia (chronic lung disease), pulmonary hypertension, diabetes and has no pituitary gland, which has stunted his growth. Minard has lived at HealthPark Medical Center in Fort Myers for the past six months. A fundraiser has been organized for Minard called 'Charlie's 1st Festival' on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Golden Gate Fire Station #73 at 14575 Collier Blvd. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
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Alexander Ortiz, 15 mourns Monday at the Immokalee home of his lifelong friends Saturnino Trejo, 14, and Enoch Trejo, 17, while listening to a rap song recorded by Saturnino. The brothers died in an apparent drowning Sunday while fishing near the Dupont Bridge in Everglades City.
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Brothers Saturnino Trejo, 14, and Enoch Trejo, 17,  - pictured in this copy photo at ages 3 and 5 respectively - died in an apparent drowning Sunday while fishing near the Dupont Bridge in Everglades City. Photo courtesy of the Trejo family.
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Immokalee resident Maricela Trejo holds a photo two of her sons, Saturnino Trejo, 14, left, and Enoch Trejo, 17. The brothers died in an apparent drowning Sunday while fishing near the Dupont Bridge in Everglades City.
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Immokalee resident Maricela Trejo holds a photo of her with her children at her oldest son's graduation in June. Pictured from left, Enoch Trejo, 17, Maricela Trejo, Jr., 9, Maricela Trejo, Josue Trejo, 11, Mario Trejo, 18, and Saturnino Trejo, 14. Her two sons Saturnino Trejo, 14, and Enoch Trejo, 17, died in an apparent drowning Sunday while fishing near the Dupont Bridge in Everglades City.
  • Senior portrait of Immokalee High School Senior, Michael Perez, 17. Around 5:10 a.m. on Monday, 22-year-old Beatriz Martinez was driving a 2010 Dodge Charger west on Westclox Street ahead Perez, who was driving a 2004 Hyundai Elantra, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. As Perez overtook Martinez, the right side of his Hyundai struck the rear of her Dodge, causing both vehicles to spin out. The Hyundai overturned twice, struck a utility pole and electric box with the driver's side, and then crashed into a mobile home. Perez, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected. The Dodge struck a shoulder, overturned, and struck a barbed wire fence. Martinez and her passenger, 17-year-old Amanda Alvarado, were also ejected. Neither was wearing a seat belt. Alvarado was killed and Martinez is in serious condition. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Antony Chen, 5, is held by his father Ken Chen and Immunization Supervisor Selena Lucas, left, while receiving his vaccinations for kindergarten from Licensed Practical Nurse Melva Browning, second from left, at in the Collier County Health Department immunization office Thursday in Naples. Southwest Florida public health officials are urging parents to get their children ready for back to school with vaccines and this year there is an extra effort given that there has been seven cases of measles in the state. In Collier, about 800 kids don't get vaccinated, with parents citing a religious exemption. For more information about vaccination schedules, visit www.collierhealthdept.org. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Antony Chen, 5, is held by his father Ken Chen and Immunization Supervisor Selena Lucas, left, while receiving his vaccinations for kindergarten from Licensed Practical Nurse Melva Browning, second from left, at in the Collier County Health Department immunization office Thursday in Naples. Southwest Florida public health officials are urging parents to get their children ready for back to school with vaccines and this year there is an extra effort given that there has been seven cases of measles in the state. In Collier, about 800 kids don't get vaccinated, with parents citing a religious exemption. For more information about vaccination schedules, visit www.collierhealthdept.org. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Collier County Branch of the NAACP President Harold Weeks listens as John G. Lynch, former chairman and CEO of an insurance brokerage firm in New York, answers questions about President Barack Obama's proposal for national healthcare reform during a town hall meeting at the Norris Center on Monday, August 17, 2008 in downtown Naples, Fla. The meeting was organized by the Collier County Democratic Club. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • In this file photo, Lou Rosa, 67, right, helps customer Mary Lou Rosen to find an item for her home as Buz Braun, background, waits to ask a question. Rosa, a former executive chef, changed professions and began working in the plumbing department of Home Depot in Naples five years ago.
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Deliveries are made at the Naples Bay Resort in 2011. The bankruptcy trial for Naples Bay Resort began Monday and will continue into next week.
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 Deliveries are made at the Naples Bay Resort in 2011. The bankruptcy trial for Naples Bay Resort began Monday and will continue into next week.
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Rep. Will Weatherford, from left, incoming speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, Gov. Rick Scott, Reinhold Schmieding, Rep. Matt Hudson and Rep. Kathleen Passidomo break ground on the Arthrex manufacturing plant at Ave Maria on Monday, April 16, 2012. The $25 million facility on Oil Well Road will have 190,000 square feet of usable space and is projected to bring between 400 and 500 jobs to Collier County.
  • Gov. Rick Scott speaks at the Market Watch Education Summit Wednesday morning at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Estero. Lexey Swall/Staff
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Etem Alajbegu, who is charged in the hit-and-run death of sign holder Stephen Duzick, appears in court at the Collier County courthouse.
  • Mesac Damas speaks in Collier County court Friday, January 7, 2011, telling Circuit Judge Frank Baker that he would like to represent himself. Damas also turned toward news cameras and advised others to find a church and believe in Jesus.  Lexey Swall/Staff
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 Edison State College President Kenneth Walker listens as the Board of Trustees discuss his offer to step down on June 30, 2012. They board rejected the offer and instead decided Walker on leave.
  • Collier County Commissioner Georgia Hiller asks questions during a public comment portion of a commission meeting July 26, 2011 in Naples. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Rabbi Fishel Zaklos, from the Chabad Jewish Center of Naples, kindles a 32-foot menorah on the eighth and final night of Hanukkah during a grand menorah festival at King Richard's Family Fun Park in 2008. 
  
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Winged Good Foundation Chairman, Bud Hornbeck, addresses the crowd about Brandi Chastain, former U.S. Women's National Team soccer player, during the Winged Foot Scholar Athlete award ceremony Thursday evening at the Waldorf Astoria in Naples.
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Winged Good Foundation Chairman, Bud Hornbeck, addresses the crowd about Brandi Chastain, former U.S. Women's National Team soccer player, during the Winged Foot Scholar Athlete award ceremony Thursday evening at the Waldorf Astoria in Naples.

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