Man charged with taking girl home from boat parade
Published 12/09/2013 at 3:24 p.m. 8 Comments
The teen was reported missing by her legal guardian when she went to the bathroom at the parade and did not return.
Some flights to RSW delayed due to ice storm
Published 12/06/2013 at 2:42 p.m.
Travelers flying in or out of Southwest Florida International Airport may experience delayed or cancelled flights due to the ice storm over some of the U.S.
Panther struck, killed by vehicle on Alligator Alley in Collier County
Published 12/03/2013 at 5:35 a.m.
A male Florida panther struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night on Alligator Alley in Collier County became the 18th panther found dead in the state this year, wildlife officials said.
Prep Basketball: Nov. 26, 2013
Published 11/26/2013 at 11:04 p.m.
Boys and Girls prep basketball results from Nov. 26, 2013.
Woman escapes from car before it catches fire in Naples
Published 11/11/2013 at 3:41 p.m.
A woman driving in Naples on Monday afternoon was able to escape from her Mercury Grand Marquis shortly before it caught fire.
State: Marco business owners didn’t have workers comp insurance
Published 11/08/2013 at 8:21 p.m. 1 Comment
Three Collier County men were arrested Thursday during a state joint workers’ compensation compliance operation in Marco Island.
Week in Review: Lee gets new commissioner; Three Immokalee teens killed in wreck
Published 11/03/2013 at 5:20 a.m.
Were you out of town last week or too busy to follow all the local news? Here is a look back at the week that was in Southwest Florida:
Marco Island teen critically injured overnight after crashing pickup into tree
Published 11/01/2013 at 6:31 a.m. 1 Comment
A Marco Island teen was critically injured overnight in a crash on Collier Boulevard in East Naples.
Deputies arrest 2 in connection with home invasion shooting in Golden Gate
Updated 10/31/2013 at 3:40 p.m.
The shooting happened just after 1 a.m. in one of the apartments in Mer Soleil, a complex located off Green Boulevard.
Bill Barker named publisher of the Naples Daily News
Updated 10/30/2013 at 7:25 p.m.
Bill Barker, publisher of the Tampa Tribune and president of Tampa Media Group Inc., has been named the new publisher and chief revenue officer of the Naples Daily News.
Louisiana murder suspect caught in Everglades City
Published 10/22/2013 at 11:27 a.m. 1 Comment
Alan Brumfield is a suspect in an Oct. 13 home invasion and shooting in his hometown.
Man hit by car near Palm Street
Published 10/06/2013 at 10:23 a.m.
A man is in critical condition after getting hit by a car late Saturday night.
Tropical Storm Karen forms in Gulf of Mexico
Updated 10/03/2013 at 1:30 p.m.
Preparations began Thursday along the central Gulf Coast as newly formed Tropical Storm Karen threatened to become the first named tropical system to menace the United States this year.
Two accused of stealing clients’ jewelry
Published 09/14/2013 at 3:08 p.m.
Two Lee County residents are accused of stealing jewelry from their Collier County clients in separate grand theft cases that were closed Friday.
One dead, four critical, 11 injured in I-75 crash
Updated 09/14/2013 at 2:52 p.m. 2 Comments
A Broward County man is dead and four others in critical condition following a Saturday morning crash on Interstate 75 at Corkscrew Road.
East Naples man accused of breaking into neighbor's apartment
Published 09/04/2013 at 5:33 p.m.
An East Naples man accused of breaking into his neighbor’s apartment said the neighbor owed him $10,000 and slapped his girlfriend’s rear end.
Prep Volleyball: Sept. 3, 2013
Updated 09/04/2013 at 9:51 a.m.
Prep volleyball results for Tuesday, September 3, 2013.
Syria resolution sets deadline, bars ground forces
Updated 09/03/2013 at 9:34 p.m. 2 Comments
The Senate resolution authorizing President Barack Obama to use military force against Syria would bar American ground troops for combat operations and set a deadline for any action.
Deputies asking for public's help solving Immokalee homicide
Published 09/03/2013 at 6:14 p.m.
The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is distributing fliers asking for helping in solving the homicide of an Immokalee man last month.
Rubio, Radel, Nelson weigh in on call for Congressional approval before Syria action
Updated 08/31/2013 at 6:01 p.m. 27 Comments
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-FL, and Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fort Myers, released statements today after President Barack Obama called for approval from Congress before authorizing military action in Syria.
Prep Swimming: Aug. 29, 2013
Published 08/30/2013 at 12:35 a.m.
Prep swimming results for Thursday, August 29, 2013.
JV Football: Aug. 29, 2013
Published 08/30/2013 at 12:07 a.m.
Junior Varsity football results for Thursday, August 29, 2013.
Prep Volleyball: Aug. 29, 2013
Published 08/29/2013 at 11:04 p.m.
Prep volleyball results for Thursday, August 29, 2013.
Prep Golf: Aug. 27, 2013
Published 08/27/2013 at 11:33 p.m.
Prep golf results for Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.
Zachary Reyna alive but brain-dead from amoeba
Updated 08/24/2013 at 7:50 p.m.
Zachary Reyna, the 12-year-old LaBelle boy who has been battling a brain-eating amoeba has died, according to a message posted on a Facebook page established to monitor his status.
Golden Gate Estates man accused of pulling gun on another
Published 08/22/2013 at 6:59 p.m. 1 Comment
A Golden Gate Estates man is accused of pulling a handgun on another man outside a North Naples bar early Wednesday.
Child near lightning strike being evaluated at hospital
Published 08/19/2013 at 4:59 p.m. 2 Comments
The child was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Deputies seek help in finding missing Golden Gate woman
Published 08/19/2013 at 4:42 p.m.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 239-252-9300.
Firefighters put out house fire in Pelican Bay community
Published 08/06/2013 at 1:48 p.m.
The fire started around 1 p.m. at 7839 Vizcaya Way in the Bay Colony neighborhood of Pelican Bay, according to North Naples fire department spokesman Jerry Sanford.
Tea party plans to abandon GOP stars POLL
Published 08/04/2013 at 6:25 p.m.
As many tea party stars seek re-election next year, conservative activists are finding themselves at a crossroads.
Daily News Publisher Neill takes new job out of state
Published 08/02/2013 at 5:56 p.m. 1 Comment
Dave Neill, president and publisher of the Naples Daily News, announced his resignation, effective Aug. 23.
Rep. Radel to host listening tour next week
Published 08/02/2013 at 5:22 p.m.
As part of an ongoing “listening tour,” U.S. Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fort Myers, will host three community meetings open to the public next week in Collier and Lee counties.
'Career criminal' shot, injured by Lee County deputy
Updated 07/31/2013 at 5:15 p.m.
A Fort Myers man was hospitalized with minor injuries Wednesday after being shot by a Lee County deputy during a traffic stop near the Bayshore Road exit on Interstate 75.
Naples-based HMA to be sold to Tennessee hospital group
Published 07/30/2013 at 8:15 a.m.
Community Health Systems Inc. and Naples-based Health Management Associates Inc. announced Tuesday that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which CHS will acquire HMA for about $7.6 billion.
Marco Police Chief Don Hunter in fair condition
Published 07/29/2013 at 6:07 p.m. 4 Comments
Don Hunter is in fair condition following a medical issue on Friday. But Marco Island police officials decline to say when he will return.
Marco Island Police Chief Don Hunter in hospital
Published 07/27/2013 at 6:05 p.m. 10 Comments
Don Hunter hurt his shoulder Friday evening and is in the hospital.
Teenager critical after being hit by car in Golden Gate Estates
Published 07/22/2013 at 4:14 p.m.
A 16-year-old Naples teenager is in critical condition at Lee Memorial Hospital after he was hit by a car Monday morning.
Police: Man threatened to blow up Coastland Center mall
Published 07/20/2013 at 2:55 p.m. 11 Comments
A Marco Island man was arrested this week after authorities say he threatened to blow up a mall kiosk over a cellphone dispute.
Golden Gate Estates teen arrested after refusing to clean room
Updated 07/17/2013 at 7:49 p.m.
After being told she had to clean her room, deputies say a Golden Gate Estates teen went on a rampage, attacking her mother and brother and smashing a guitar and bookshelf.
Woman found dead in vehicle on Marco Island
Updated 07/15/2013 at 9:45 p.m.
Marco Island police are investigating the death of a woman who was found in her car at the Esplanade on Marco Island Monday afternoon.
Naples Daily News phone system experiencing trouble
Published 07/12/2013 at 3:01 p.m.
The Naples Daily News phone system is now back up.
Collier County mosquito control spray times
Published 07/11/2013 at 11:30 a.m. 1 Comment
The Collier Mosquito Control District holds regular spraying for mosquitoes in Collier County at night.
Woman injured by lightning strike on Marco Island
Published 07/09/2013 at 4 p.m.
A Pennsylvania woman was taken to a Naples-area hospital this afternoon following a lightning strike on Marco Island.
Contractor files lawsuit, seeks more than $1 million from Marco Island
Published 07/08/2013 at 1:45 p.m. 6 Comments
Cardinal Contractors Inc. is suing the city of Marco Island, alleging it owes more than $1 million for a 180-day, $3.8 million job that took 600 additional days. The lawsuit, filed last month in Collier Circuit Court, contends the city ...
Pedestrian killed in crash on Collier Boulevard in East Naples
Updated 06/27/2013 at 12:30 p.m.
A male pedestrian was killed Wednesday night when he walked in front of a pickup truck on Collier Boulevard.
Marco man accused of stealing loose change to buy beer
Published 06/17/2013 at 6:58 p.m. 23 Comments
A Marco Island man is accused of stealing loose change from a fountain to buy beer Sunday night.
Winners announced for the 2013 Southwest Florida Readers' Choice Awards
Published 06/13/2013 at 10 p.m.
The 2013 Southwest Florida Readers' Choice Awards were held Thursday night. Over 700 attended the cocktail reception and awards ceremony announcing more than 250 winners in seven categories representing the region’s finest in dining, entertainment, shopping and service businesses.
New law: Slowpokes should move out of the left lane
Updated 06/13/2013 at 6:21 p.m. 1 Comment
A massive transportation bill signed late Wednesday by Gov. Rick Scott will require slow drivers to move out of the left lane or face potential fines.
Teenagers accused of robbing man in Golden Gate
Updated 06/10/2013 at 6:42 p.m.
Three Collier County teenagers tried to rob a man walking home from work in Golden Gate on Sunday, pulling a BB gun on him before fleeing as a vehicle approached, Collier deputies said.
Woman charged with stealing lingerie from store
Published 06/02/2013 at 4:52 p.m.
A Golden Gate Estates woman is accused of stealing more than $450 worth of lingerie and accessories from a Coastland Center mall store.