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  1. Naples residents on alert after numerous bear sightingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    People living in at least four different parts of Naples have reported seeing the bears and each encounter is different. In some, the bears climb on cars, and in others, they rummage through trash cans. 7 comments

  2. FGCU professor examines Collier wetlands to help prevent floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Florida Gulf Coast University professor is researching urban wetlands in Collier County to help stop flooding amid hurricane season. Areas like Freedom Park in Naples experienced a lot of flooding after Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida in September 2016.

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  3. Collier students honored for innovative mats for homeless sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Students at Big Cypress Elementary School are were honored for the innovative mats designed for people to use in homeless shelters. It takes approximately 500 plastic bags to make one mat.

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  4. Collier officials hope to fix gaping hole on US 41 by WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Crews are working around the clock to patch up a huge hole in Naples. It opened Sunday, creating a headache for drivers.

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  5. Naples man faces child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A 21-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for the transmission of child pornography, the Collier County Sheriff's Office said. Officials were tipped off about Richard Farias' internet activity on three separate occasions.

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  6. Naples woman accused of crashing into dog, stealing cash from dog ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A 50-year-old woman is accused of crashing into a dog and then stealing cash from the dog owner's purse, according to the Collier County Sheriff's Office. Deborah Ann Lazarou, of Naples, was reportedly speeding through a parking lot on May 14 near Sierra Club Circle when she struck Nelsy Avila's dog, deputies said.

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  7. Using the internet to detect possible fraud casesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Carrie Kerskie, director of identity theft institute at Hodges University, using specific key words, as well as words like "and" or "not" to specify the search. "If you put the company name in quotation marks followed by Naples, Fla.

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  8. Caught on video: Naples man strikes ex-girlfrienda s father with carRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Naples woman captured a shocking video of her ex-boyfriend allegedly running over her father with his car Friday, and now he's fighting for his life. In the video, the driver, Eric Boothe, is seen accelerating to a high rate of speed and then striking Harvey McCune, the impact of which threw him several feet backward.

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  9. Arson-for-profit crew arrested, accused of setting SWFL homes on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Two homes associated with the group went up in flames in 2009 and 2014 near Golden Gate, and one in Cape Coral in 2010. The flames caused about $90,000 in damage to the properties.

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  10. Man accused of drowning ducklings in Naples pool turns self inRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man accused of drowning five ducklings in March at a home in Naples turned himself in Monday morning, according to the Collier County Sheriff's Office. Robert Block, 80, faces five counts of animal cruelty and is out on a $25,000 bond, according to the sheriff's office.

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  11. Free dental care event hosted at Naples dentistryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Southwest Florida residents will have the opportunity to receive free dental care at the 5th Annual Dentistry From the Heart event. Park Family and Cosmetic Dentistry will provide 200 patients over the age of 18 with a choice of free extraction, filling or cleaning.

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  12. Naples city councilman unhappy over a christmas list of taxpayer dollarsaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A new list detailing future improvements in Collier County and the City of Naples is making its way around leaders' offices. In the city, the money would be used to renovate areas like River Park, Fleischmann Park, and landscaping for downtown.

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  13. Annual Great Dock Canoe Race to kick off in NaplesRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The 42nd Annual Event will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at The Dock at Crayton Cove on 845 12th Avenue South. The event was first created as a celebration for locals that signified season was over and summer was coming, according to the website.

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  14. Crews battle flames of Naples structure fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Crews are working to extinguish the flames of a structure fire Sunday morning off Airport Pulling Road, according to Greater Naples Fire.

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  15. Naples man allegedly threatens boat club employees with loaded gun, says a Ia ll get youaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Wearing a tactical vest and carrying a loaded handgun, Collier County deputies say a man pointed it and pretended to pull the trigger at two people. Employees of Freedom Boat Club were closing down the docks for the night when they noticed 44-year-old Michael Shaffer standing about 10 yards away, pointing a loaded gun at the water, according to his arrest report.

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  16. Man found guilty of sexual battery in NaplesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Saul Deleon Mendez had been drinking and attempted to force a victim to have sex with him at a Naples home, the State Attorney's Office said. Mendez sexually assaulted the victim with his hand after she refused, all while her children were sleeping in the same room.

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  17. Experts provide tips on repelling mosquitoes ahead of rainy seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    This time last year, places like Golden Gate Estates had a major mosquito problem. But this year, Hurricane Irma has actually helped get rid of many insect eggs and larvae.

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  18. Naples City Council votes down motion on ethics committee; judge to...Read the original story

    May 2, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    According to some city council members the debate doesn't matter, because today, they voted 4-3 with Mayor Bill Barnett as a tiebreaker to turn down a motion to put a referendum on the ballot. The petition put out by the group "Ethics Naples" wants to establish a committee that would have the power to investigate complaints against Naples city officials.

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  19. Cape Coral man arrested in connection with skeletal remains found in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A 51-year-old man is accused of killing his girlfriend in April 2015, according to the Collier County Sheriff's Office. Michael J. Zutten, of Cape Coral, was arrested Thursday and faces charges of second-degree murder in connection with the death of 45-year-old Heather Lee Grimshaw, of East Naples, deputies said.

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  20. Man identified in deadly Collier County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A 71-year-old man was killed in a crash Thursday in Collier County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash happened Thursday evening around 7:20 p.m. at the intersection of Logan Boulevard and Tamarind Ridge Drive, the FHP said.

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