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4 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

Destiny Chruch opens new worship campus Call it destiny, but Pastor...

Corey Perrine/Staff Justine Weiss is seen in worship during service Aug. 10 at Destiny Church in Naples.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

NBC2 News

CCSO looks to integrate CPR app with 911 system

Thanks to a communication technology upgrade at the sheriff's office, Collier County residents can soon find out where victims are in need of CPR almost as soon as someone calls 911.

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NBC2 News

Naples man accused committing, recording child sex acts

Collier County deputies arrested a 35-year-old Naples man accused of sexual acts against a child under the age of 12. Jonathan Jimenez was arrested after investigators say videos of him and a child participating in sexual acts were found on a hard drive.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Bonita Springs, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Scattered Downpours Friday

After breaking a record of 97A Thursday, temperatures continue to climb Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Naples Daily News

Morning report: Traffic and weather for TGIF Here's a look at...

Scattered storms will develop in the afternoon, but most areas likely will stay dry.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Golden Gate, FL, Lee County, FL, Estero, FL, San Carlos Park, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Sea turtle hatching season begins in Southwest Florida

Thousands of sea turtle nests are hatching all over Southwest Florida. Some spots had more nests this season than in decades.

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Naples Daily News

Political Notebook: Early voting ends Saturday A wrapup of the week's ...

Corey Perrine/Staff A worker sets up a voting booth Friday, Oct. 26, at the Collier County Public Library headquarters branch.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Naples Daily News

North Naples development may add more homes The developer for a...

The developer for a possible future residential community northwest of the intersection of Collier Boulevard and Immokalee Road in North Naples cleared a hurdle Thursday to increase the scale of its proposed project.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Alligator Alley rest area at mile marker 63 reopens

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Department of Transportation is reopening the rest area at mile marker 63 along Alligator Alley.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Family Dollar Store employee under arrest for grand theft

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Family Dollar Store employee was arrested for allegedly stealing over $2,000 in merchandise and cash.

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WPTV Local News

DNA from lollipop leads to SW Fla. man's arrest

A chewed lollipop stick, left behind at the scene of a March burglary, has been traced back to a North Naples man who was arrested Thursday at his home on Grand Canal Drive.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Pelican Bay, FL

Coastal Breeze News

Capri Fire Annexation Vote Set for August 26

On Aug. 26, the residents of the Isles of Capri will gather at the community hall to cast their ballot on the referendum that seals the fate of the Isles of Capri Fire-Rescue District .

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Related Topix: Fire, Golden Gate, FL, Naples, FL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Naples council votes to join CCSO dispatch system

Wednesday the Naples City Council voted to join the Collier County Sheriff's Office's new dispatch system - but to continue to operate their first responders as they have been doing.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Collier man arrested for second time on child sex charges

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A mother says she's afraid that a Collier man accused of molesting her son has targeted other teenagers.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Sarasota County, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Last day to request absentee ballot for primary election

If you don't want to head to the polls in person on Tuesday, you can also vote early.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors, Bonita Springs, FL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Collier officials warn boat owners about thefts

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- With so many boats around, criminals are always close-by. From brazen boat burglars in Sarasota, just hooking up a truck to a trailer and taking off with a 29 footer.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

East Naples firefighter competiting in nat'l cooking contest

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- "I'm just a firefighter, I love cooking, cooking is a hobby of mine and a love of mine."

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Related Topix: Golden Gate, FL, Recipes

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Southwest Florida enjoying tourism increase from Europeans

Basking in the hot Florida sun on an August afternoon, Dave Derrick is soaking up every second of his vacation on our beaches.

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NBC2 News

Honduran woman accused of bribery to get driver's license

A woman originally from Honduras is jailed and accused of felony bribery of a public servant stemming from an incident while trying to get her driver's license.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Denny Grimes talks ultra-luxury in Southwest Florida

There's been a lot of press about the improvement of the median price of homes, but little reporting of the other end of the price scale, the ultra-luxury market.

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