Collier County Newswire

Collier County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Collier County, FL.

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  1. Are human traffickers targeting big box stores?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... a victim of human trafficking, we want to encourage you to check out some resources at the following links: Collier County Sheriff's Office Human Trafficking Unit - for information, resources, prevention education, or enforcement regarding human ...

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  2. Calusa Garden Club Members Get TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Coastal Breeze News

    ... to those interested in horticulture, floral design and environmental matters residing 5 months or more in Collier County. Calusa Garden Club meets the second Monday of each month, October through March, at Wesley United Methodist Church Fellowship ...

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  3. Secure voting in SWFL is top priority for election officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Worries about the voting system comes following the 2016 elections that were hacked by Russia, and some local hacking here at Lee County and Collier County Supervisor of Elections Offices. "We received an email referred to as phishing and our staff because they're trained was able to determine that was suspicious, it didn't look like the normal emails that we get from that vendor so we were able to not open it and make the vendor aware," said Jennifer Edwards, Collier County Supervisor of Elections.

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  4. Pinellas beaches get some relief from Red Tide, prompting county to scale back cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... are aware that there's still a massive toxic algae bloom floating offshore, 10 miles wide and stretching from Collier County to northern Pinellas. And there are still fish kills, such as one that turned up this weekend in Bunce's Pass off Fort ...

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  5. Immokalee band members sit on hot bus for 2 hours during stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC2 News

    ... Why does Naples do differently?" said Rincon. Executive Director of Communications Greg Turchetta of Collier County Public Schools said there was miscommunication between Immokalee High School and Naples High School. "[We are] still investigating ...

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  6. Marching band forced to wait out hours-long lightning delay on hot busRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... country that cannot show and return that common courtesy," said Frank Rincon, a parent of a band member. A Collier County School Board member has seen angry social media posts, however, and responded. He said the superintendent is aware and are on ...

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  7. Crash kills one, injures two in Collier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The deadly collision happened when 20-year-old Carlos Gutierrez was driving north on Tamiami Trail near Pine Ridge Road around 4:30 in the afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. When Gutierrez went to change lanes, he clipped the back end of a car in front of him, law enforcement said.

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  8. Parents concerned with bathroom restrictions for Collier County studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A new rule at Collier County Middle School that limits students to the number of times they can use the bathroom each semester does not sit well with some parents. "My daughter shouldn't be allowed a certain amount of hall passes a year to use the restroom," said Sulik.

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  9. Red tide continues to stretch from Pinellas County to Collier County, FWC map showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The bloom of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, persists in Southwest Florida and extends along about 135 miles of coastline, from northern Pinellas to northern Collier counties, and extends offshore. The red tide organism that has been plaguing Florida's gulf coast for months has started to decrease in concentration in areas of Pinellas, Sarasota, and Charlotte counties and increased in northern Manatee County, parts of Lee County, and northern Collier County.

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  10. Red Tide Update:Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WWSB

    SARASOTA, FL - The red tide bloom is still along the Suncoast, extending around 10 miles or more offshore from northern Pinellas to northern Collier counties, and there's a patchy bloom in Northwest Florida. The good news is concentrations decreased overall in Pinellas, Sarasota and Charlotte counties, but they increased in northern Manatee County, parts of Lee County, and northern Collier County.

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  11. Governor appoints Carmine Marceno as Lee County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | NBC2 News

    ... Office since 2013. He began his law enforcement career in 1996 in New York, and then spent a decade with the Collier County Sheriff's Office. "He's been handling day-to-day operations for some time now," Mike Scott said of Marceno, when he made the ...

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  12. Florida Supreme Court says tobacco giant must pay $18.5M award to Delray womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Florida Trend

    ... fulfill various functions including production, sales and logistics. Also read more at the Tampa Bay Times. Collier County already boasts the designation of the happiest and healthiest city in the country for third year running, according to annual ...

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  13. Collier County Corporal helps homeless man enjoy a mealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | NBC2 News

    With a couple of dollars and a few minutes of her time Thursday, Pitre helped a homeless man to his first meal in two days. Someone nearby was able to capture the heartwarming moment with a quick photo, which later made its way to the Collier County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

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  14. 911 location accuracy updates in Collier County, coming to Lee and CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | NBC2 News

    This week, Collier County is debuting an improved 911 system that will make it much easier for emergency workers to find you. Last year, the NBC2 Investigators tested cell phone accuracy from the Collier County 911 dispatch center, using AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile.

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  15. Red tide levels rise in Collier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | NBC2 News

    Red tide reports are showing an increase off the coast of Collier County. Fish kills have been reported from Barefoot Beach down to the Naples Pier.

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  16. Crews still cleaning out Hurricane Irma debris from Collier County canalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | NBC2 News

    ... We've opened this up to recreation, to boaters, to wildlife." There are eight different project sites in Collier County, and the total cost of the cleanup is $8.4 million. The hurricane-related cleanup is expected to continue for the next few ...

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  17. Teen 'threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend and shoot up her school...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Daily Mail

    ... to Heinze's Facebook page, he works at One Source Talent, a model agency that's headquartered in Michigan. Collier County Sheriff's deputies took Heinze into custody on Saturday. They said the teen also sent texts threatening to shoot up his ...

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  18. Google brings Emergency Location Service to Android users across the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | BetaNews

    ... decreasing the average uncertainty radius from 159 meters to 37 meters (from 522 feet to 121 feet). At the Collier County Sheriff's office in Florida, a caller who had given an incorrect address was able to be found thanks to ELS. And in Loudon ...

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  19. 5 things to know for Sept. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | NBC2 News

    Collier County deputies said James Davis and Derrick Barnett stole credit cards from a locked truck parked outside the North Naples LA Fitness Tuesday morning. A Lee County family said their loved one  purposely burned down her father's mobile home  because she suffers from numerous mental illnesses.  Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested Mara McCabe on Sunday for arson.

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  20. Thieves rack up $2.5K in purchases using stolen gift cards in North NaplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | NBC2 News

    Collier County deputies said James Davis and Derrick Barnett stole credit cards from a locked truck parked outside the North Naples LA Fitness Tuesday morning. "It was a bad feeling, like being violated.

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