Immokalee teen charged in revenge shooting that injured victim who brandished firearmNaples Daily News1 DAY AGO
3 teens out on bond after breaking into Lehigh Acres home, holding man at gunpointWINKNEWS.com7 HOURS AGO
Florida Mother Faces Charges for False Report of Stolen Christmas PresentsDesiree HarosNewsBreak Contributor
Look-into-this restaurant menu and their special dish Lamb Chops in Bonita, CAEdgard AedoNewsBreak Contributor
Investigation Underway After Divers Discover Skeletal Remains in Lehigh Acres LakeNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Florida Man Charged with Aggravated Battery Following Stabbing Incident in Naples Walgreens ParkingNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Home Protection Unveiled: Exploring Home Insurance in Naples, FL and Palm Beachroberthook97NewsBreak Contributor
16-year-old faces felony charges after shooting in Immokalee
IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Collier County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in Immokalee that occurred on December 6. According to deputies, 16-year-old Jesus Correa engaged in an argument with a pedestrian while in the rear passenger seat of a car driving down Proverbs Lane and Westclox Street. Reports...
Immokalee teen charged in revenge shooting that injured victim who brandished firearm
An Immokalee teenager faces charges of aggravated battery and shooting from an occupied vehicle after authorities said he was involved in a Wednesday shooting in Immokalee. The Naples Daily News and The News-Press don't always name minors facing criminal charges, depending on the severity. According to an incident report from...
Crash involving a deputy car and 2 vehicles on Immokalee Road
A crash involving three vehicles, one of which belonged to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, occurred on Immokalee Road. The crash was reported at approximately 6:08 a.m., Thursday. According to CCSO, the crash occurred on Immokalee Road and Twin Eagles Boulevard. CCSO reported no information to the extent of...
HIT THE JACKPOT: Could Immokalee cash in on expanding gambling?
The Seminole Casino Hotel in Immokalee will launch new table games and retail sports betting on Monday.
Quiet Golden Gate street soon will have a school built in the middle
Neighbors on Seventh Avenue Northwest in Golden Gate are pushing back as a charter school has plans to build in the center of the neighborhood. Schools officials say the new building is crucial.
Man arrested for DUI after multi-car crash in Collier County
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – The Collier County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) arrested a man after he caused a multi-car crash while allegedly driving under the influence Thursday. Around 9:50 p.m. CCSO received a call reporting a reckless driver heading north on Collier Boulevard. According to the sheriff’s office, a...
Woman arrested for selling fentanyl, meth to undercover deputy
The Collier County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman for selling fentanyl and methamphetamine in Naples. Deputies arrested Taylorann Gilligan, 29, after an undercover deputy met with Gilligan on three separate occasions to purchase the substances. According to CCSO, the transactions occurred from March through July. Around 7.8 grams...
Do cooler days in Florida feel colder than in other states?
On Thursday, Southwest Florida had widespread mid-40s in Glades and Hendry counties and low 50s closer to the coast in Lee and Collier counties.
Trial in death of Charlotte County deputy with ties to Collier, Lee begins
The trial for a motorist accused of fatally striking a Charlotte County deputy with ties to Lee and Collier counties will begin next week after the judge denied a motion for a change of venue. Jury selection in the trial accusing Cassandra Smith, 31, of fatally striking Charlotte County Deputy...
Counsel for man accused in Ave Maria stabbing questions competency
Counsel for a transient man facing charges after authorities said he slit his friend's throat open in Ave Maria are questioning the man's competency to stand trial. Paul Arnold, 29, is charged with one count of aggravated battery. He pleaded innocent in October. According to a motion filed Wednesday by...
Voters may be asked to renew a 1% sales tax to pay for capital projects in Collier County
A local one-cent tax that has funded millions of dollars of capital projects in Collier County is set to expire this month, but there's talk of renewing it. County commissioners will discuss whether to pursue a renewal of the surtax on Tuesday, which would require another referendum. If they move...
State agency extends time for public comment on controversial wetlands permit for Bellmar
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has extended the deadline for public comment on a long-sought permit for a controversial rural village known as Bellmar in eastern Collier County. Opponents of the village celebrated the extra time as a small victory, after staging a protest and press conference to bring...
185,000-acre Collier Co. development near panthers has people protesting
A protest on Thursday night was held by Collier County community members against the Bellmar development.
Local Residents Invited to Attend or Join Collier County Hearing Examiner Public Meeting
The Collier County Hearing Examiner will hold a public meeting on December 14, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. It will be in conference room 610 at the Growth Management Department/Planning & Regulation building, 2800 N. Horseshoe Drive, Naples, Florida. The public can attend in person or remotely. The meeting agenda will be on the Collier County Government website.
What to expect as the Airport-Pulling Road extension moves ahead
People came out to give their thoughts on the 30% plan of the Aiport-Pulling Road extension. Many bring concerns but optimism about the plan.
9 Collier County restaurants, food trucks, caterers fail, 12 pass inspection
You can use the database to search by county or by restaurant name. Florida's restaurant owners are not required to post restaurant inspection results where guests can see them. So every week, we provide that information for you. For a complete list of local restaurant inspections, including violations not requiring...
Gulf Coast girls basketball picks up 70th straight win vs. Collier County opponents
The Gulf Coast girls basketball team achieved a remarkable 70th straight victory over a Collier County opponent Thursday night. And the way that the Sharks went about was eerily similar to the previous 69. The Sharks went on the road and defeated Golden Gate 58-23 using their usual combination of...
No Red Tide Impact in Collier County as of December 6, 2023
The latest update on the red tide situation in Collier County, as of December 6, 2023, shows no reports of dead fish or respiratory irritation. The forecast indicates no impacts from the red tide. The next sample collection is set for December 11, 2023, with results expected by December 12, 2023.
Fun Unfolds at the Annual Fall Festival
Ave Maria residents enjoyed a day filled with festivities at the annual Fall Festival hosted by the Ave Maria Master Association on Saturday, October 22. The event featured vendors and crafters, live music, an obstacle course, pumpkin painting, food trucks, a petting zoo, pony rides, and more, providing a fun-filled day for the community. The post Fun Unfolds at the Annual Fall Festival first appeared on Ave Maria Sun.
An Anthem Parkway Extension is Coming
As the fastest-growing community in Southwest Florida and one of the top-selling master-planned communities in the United States, Ave Maria is actively adding new neighborhoods, commercial space and recreational amenities. With this growth comes the need for added infrastructure. In November, construction began on Anthem Parkway (Phase 5A), involving two...