Collier County Newswire (Page 5)

Collier County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Collier County, FL. (Page 5)

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  1. Florida jobless rate down in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WTXL

    Florida's unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points in October as the state continued to recover from Hurricane Irma. The estimated jobless mark, released Friday by the state Department of Economic Opportunity stood at 3.6 percent out of a workforce of 10.1 million.

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  2. Florida roads chief praises clearing of Hurricane Irma debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    But with debris still along some roads, particularly in pockets of the Florida Keys, Department of Transportation Secretary Michael Dew said officials will look at how they can improve before the next storm. "I think we did an effective job, but I think we can always do better," Dew said Thursday during a meeting of the House Select Committee on Hurricane Response and Preparedness.

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  3. Listen: Man calls 911 mid-police chase, asks to speak to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | EMS1.com

    A deputy spotted a baggie in the suspect's car, but the suspect grabbed it, put it in his mouth and sped away COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A man called 911 asking to speak to President Trump while deputies were chasing him Tuesday morning.

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  4. Florida man in car chase asks to talk to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The Raw Story

    ... rom Hollywood, Florida, called 911 to ask for help while he was being pursued on the highway Tuesday morning. Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies had spotted and smelled

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  5. Anti-Semitic graffiti left at Jewish school; Naples man chargedRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | Chaptzem Blog!

    An arrest has been made after a Collier County preschool office was tagged with a hate message. 19-year-old Michael Dami of Naples has been accused of trashing a preschool at a Jewish community center and covering the walls with anti-Semitic graffiti.

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  6. County IDs prospect for economic postRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Citrus County Chronicle

    The man that County Administrator Randy Oliver has tasked to become Citrus County's new economic development director found himself in nearly the exact spot in 2013 in Collier County - new position, no organization, mixed public support for economic development. Oliver announced Thursday morning that his six-month search for an economic director ends with Register, a Florida native who spent the past year as economic and tourism director in Stafford County, Virginia.

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  7. Neighbors left in dark during North Naples home investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... ight after prominent defense attorney, Jerry Berry, showed up. Both Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Collier County Sheriff's Office only said it was an active investigation, and wouldn't give any details.

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  8. Florida Man Being Chased By Police Asks 911 To Call Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Yahoo!

    ... his relationship with the president during the bizarre emergency call early Tuesday. The appeal didn't work. Collier County sheriff's deputies caught Frydberg, 33, after a seven-mile car chase. Despite his attempts to weasel out of trouble - ...

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  9. Goodwill to Close Its Boutique & Books Store in NaplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | PR Log

    Nov. 15, 2017 - PRLog -- Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. announces that it will be closing its Boutique & Books Retail and Donation Center located at 1795 9th St. N. in Naples, effective November 15, 2017 at 6 p.m. Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida successfully operates 28 other non-profit Retail and Donation Centers throughout the five county area to generate revenue for much needed programs and services for people with disabilities and disadvantages. "Goodwill continues to have a presence in Collier County with our other stores at Towne Centre, Heritage Bay, Golden Gate, Immokalee and Pine Ridge locations," said Rick Evanchyk, CEO of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida.

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  10. Collier teacher shames sexual assault victims in Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... adjunct professor at Florida Southwestern State College. FSW said it does not have a social media policy, but Collier County Public School's policy said employees must be respectful and professional in all communications, even for personal use. The ...

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  11. Hundreds of SWFL students living with mold, without roofs after IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... but it's basically we don't have anywhere." He and his niece, Makayla Tindell, share a common bond - both are Collier County students in homes rendered technically unlivable by Hurricane Irma. Reality set in after Greg and his father returned to see ...

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  12. 1 seriously injured at Naples construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... Rescue District said. The construction worker was airlifted to NCH North Naples Hospital, officials said. The Collier County Sheriff's Office will be investigating the incident with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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  13. Local communities question Florida laws on medical marijuana dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | NBC2 News

    The Village of Estero unanimously voted on the ban on Wednesday, and on Tuesday, Collier County voted to extend its moratorium through June. The only rules right now in Florida for medical marijuana dispensaries are they must be treated like a pharmacy and be 500 feet from a school.

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  14. Florida panther killed by vehicle; 25th death this yearRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the male panther's remains were found Tuesday in Collier County on Immokalee Road. Officials say the panther was almost 4 years old.

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  15. Signs on Immokalee Rd. in Naples warns residents to lock car doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. The Collier County Sheriff's Office now has flashing signs on Immokalee Road warning residents to lock their vehicle doors following a rash of burglaries.

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  16. Residents near Collier debris site for Irma frustrated with noise, dustRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. A neighborhood near the Collier County Fairgrounds say the dust and dirt are making a mess of cars and homes.

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  17. Collier County wants to beef up hurricane plan after Irma's lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | NBC2 News

    It's been nearly two months since Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida and NBC2 asked Collier County what they did well and what county leaders are learning from the major disaster. Gas, fuel, and power are the areas they're going to focus on at the Collier County Emergency Operations Center as they prepare for whatever may come next.

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  18. Man charged with first degree murder in death of Collier brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The grand jury formally indicted a 24-year-old man for the murder of two Collier County brothers whose bodies were found in a burned car in January. - First degree murder - Robbery with a firearm causing death - Attempted purchase of a controlled substance - Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon - Shooting into an occupied vehicle - Second-degree arson The bodies of Christopher Patrick Hunter, 36, and Thomas Anthony Hunter, 41, were found inside an SUV that caught fire along 20th Avenue Northwest on Jan. 18. Detectives said Anderson shot the brothers with an assault-style rifle during an arranged meeting.

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  19. Accused killer nabbed through fingerprint 15 years after slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... lieutenant said. "We suspect these were crimes of opportunity." Detectives had enough evidence to go down to Collier County, Fla., to arrest Gonzalez, who is now married and works at a Toys "R" Us. On Tuesday, Reiman - who has successfully solved ...

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  20. Suspect in 2 NY cold-case killings nabbed in Florida traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Christopher Gonzalez laid low for 17 years, but his past caught up with him Tuesday in Collier County.

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