Well drilling truck rolls over on I-75 in Collier
Updated 03/04/2014 at 10:04 p.m. 1 Comment
A well drilling truck rests against a bank along Interstate 75 in Collier County after the driver said his right front tire blew, causing the truck to exit the highway and flip several times before coming to a rest.
Women canoeing near Brush Island reported missing found safe
Updated 03/01/2014 at 1:25 p.m.
Two women who were last seen canoeing near Brush Island and were reported missing Saturday are safe, said a spokeswoman for the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.
Catch of the Day: Southwest Florida anglers show off the big ones
Published 02/20/2014 at midnight
The Naples Daily News and naplesnews.com are showcasing fishing photos from throughout the region. Anyone can submit a photo for inclusion.
Golden Gate man accused of exposing himself to boy in Walmart
Published 02/19/2014 at 8:39 p.m.
A Golden Gate man is accused of exposing himself to a young boy earlier this year at an East Naples Walmart.
Lottery ticket sold in Naples wins more than $100,000 in Fantasy 5 game
Published 02/12/2014 at 7:15 a.m.
Two Fantasy 5 game players, including a ticket sold in Naples, selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $109,161.54 each.
Viewers watch as Eagle Cam shows eaglet's death
Published 02/04/2014 at 12:59 p.m. 1 Comment
Fans of the North Fort Myers bald eagle family were shocked when one of the eagle chicks died over the weekend.
Morning report: Your traffic, weather and Friday happenings
Published 01/31/2014 at 7:15 a.m.
Here's a quick look at this morning's traffic conditions in Southwest Florida and the day ahead.
Gov. Rick Scott announces budget, includes $500M in tax cuts
Updated 01/29/2014 at 10:43 a.m.
Scott used his budget announcement to take a swipe at former Gov. Charlie Crist.
Who is helping the economic recovery the most?
Updated 01/28/2014 at 10:34 a.m.
Last year naplesnews.com ran an online poll about the economic recovery, let's see where we stand in 2014 with Southwest Florida readers.
Navy denies sonar training near dead pilot whale discovery
Updated 01/24/2014 at 3:05 p.m. 3 Comments
The NOAA did contact the Navy, which said it had not been doing any sonar training in the area, according to Amendola. Military sonar is thought to be responsible for certain strandings of marine mammals.
Bonita Springs woman charged with DUI after falling asleep at traffic light
Published 01/20/2014 at 6:12 p.m.
A Bonita Springs woman who fell asleep at a traffic light in North Naples was arrested Sunday morning for DUI.
Isles of Capri man charged with molesting girl
Published 01/19/2014 at 3:30 p.m. 17 Comments
The victim’s mother told deputies she received information that a lewd battery was committed on her daughter earlier this month.
Adventures in the 239: Cypress swamp by moonlight
Published 01/18/2014 at 5:16 p.m.
The Ghost Rider Moonlight Tram Tour offers guided trips through the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park during the full moon.
Two hospitalized after boat crashes on Keewaydin Island
Updated 01/15/2014 at 5:07 p.m. 2 Comments
Two women were hospitalized Wednesday after a boat crashed on a sandbar near Keeywadin Island around 11:15 a.m., according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Gov. Rick Scott picks Carlos Lopez-Cantera as lieutenant governor
Updated 01/14/2014 at 9:46 a.m.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has selected Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera as lieutenant governor.
Power restored to North Naples neighborhood
Published 01/13/2014 at 3:10 p.m.
Power has been restored to the 2,000 Florida Power and Light customers who experienced a brief shortage this morning.
VIDEO: Dash cam catches texting-while-driving crash in Fort Myers
Published 01/13/2014 at 2:49 p.m.
With a police car following, a 23-year-old Fort Myers man drove onto a sidewalk, crashing into a bus sign and a tree before flipping over.
5.0 earthquake sways buildings in Havana
Published 01/09/2014 at 5:07 p.m. 2 Comments
A 5.0-magnitude earthquake has struck off Cuba in the Straits of Florida, swaying medium-rise buildings in the Cuban capital.
Triathlon to cause delays on Collier roads this weekend
Published 01/07/2014 at 6:17 p.m.
Navigating North Naples and northern Golden Gate Estates roads this weekend might prove tricky when the HITS Triathlon Series returns to Collier County.
VP Biden arrives in Southwest Florida for Keewaydin visit for New Year
Updated 01/01/2014 at 6:02 p.m. 6 Comments
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife's plane landed at Southwest Florida International Airport this afternoon and they may be spending the first days of 2014 at the family's new Naples estate.
Crash cleared on Interstate 75 in Collier County
Updated 12/22/2013 at 10:39 a.m.
The Florida Highway Patrol investigated a car crash this morning at northbound Interstate 75 near Ochopee in Collier County. The crash has been cleared.
Marco Island teen arrested in hit-and-run
Published 12/16/2013 at 1:49 p.m. 16 Comments
The victim was driving with her four children, one of which had to receive treatment for neck and back injuries at a hospital.
Man charged with taking girl home from boat parade
Published 12/09/2013 at 3:24 p.m. 6 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. 26 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.