Collier County Newswire (Page 8)

Collier County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Collier County, FL. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 7,512 in Collier County, FL

  1. Prescription drugs dumped in Collier landfillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... email. Drug Free Collier is still accepting old medicine through their Operation Medicine Cabinet program at Collier County Sheriff's Office substations, the Naples Police Department and certain pharmacies.

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  2. Brevard commissioners to vote on new parks directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Florida Today

    ... Nevada; parks and recreation director in Henderson, Nevada; and parks and recreation assistant director in Collier County, Florida. Donner indicated in her resume that she is "a startup leader who rallies team members with a compelling vision" and ...

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  3. Suspect leads Collier deputies on high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. A man was arrested Tuesday after a high-speed car chase, the Collier County Sheriff's Office said.

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  4. Ban on fracking might bring back $4-a-gallon gas: Front BurnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of Environmental Protection contracted its own independent study to evaluate the impacts to the aquifer in Collier County following a hydraulic fracturing operation. After extensive water testing, the December 2014 report concluded there were no ...

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  5. Ban fracking to safeguard water, Florida's lifeblood: Front BurnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in the chemicals and detergents used to maximize extraction. Recently, a Texas-based company drilling in Collier County applied for a permit to frack using an acidic variation on this practice. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection ...

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  6. RoadWatch Advisory for US 41 in Collier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Capital Soup

    Avenue North: Maintenance permit project: Motorists should expect the inside southbound lane closed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7 while crews repair the curb, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work in the roadway.

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  7. SWFL Bikers to ride for charitable causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... a good cause this weekend at the Bikes for Tykes Poker Run. The event helps rebuild bicycles for children in Collier County, as well as providing awareness for motorcycle and bicycle safety. Registration for the event begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at ...

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  8. 5 things to know for Tuesday, Feb. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | NBC2 News

    ... Nine vehicles have been stolen in the city in the last three months, while another 17 have been stolen in Collier County. Police said crooks have been targeting unlocked vehicles parked in residential driveways. Last year 17 cars were stolen in the ...

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  9. Flying insect infesting Floridaa s Marco Island identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Pest Control

    Scientists have identified the shore fly as the flying insect that has been infesting Marco Island, Florida, beaches over the last few weeks. The flies were originally suspected to be black flies , but Chadd Chustz, Marco Island's environmental specialist, confirmed the pests were shore flies by sending photos of the insects to entomologists throughout Florida's Collier County, the Collier County Mosquito Control District and to the University of Florida.

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  10. Rise in Naples auto thefts prompts cautious residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Nine vehicles have been stolen in the city in the last three months, while another 17 have been stolen in Collier County. Police said crooks have been targeting unlocked vehicles parked in residential driveways.

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  11. Collier immigration enforcement program under attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A program in Collier County is coming under siege again. There's a call to end an agreement between the sheriff's office and federal immigration agents allowing deputies to detain suspected illegal immigrants. 6 comments

  12. The Ultimate Naples Winter Wine Festival 2017 RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Gulfshore Life

    The nation's largest charity wine auction this year alone raised $15,066,000 for at-risk Collier County children - a record in recent years and the second-highest ever . Here's a look at the 2017 festivities, not without a few food and wine tips for anyone reading at home.

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  13. Family recounts harrowing boat rescue near Gordon PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... life preserver and Angel saw the three children clinging to a cooler. The Casabonas came to their aid and the Collier County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Coast Guard and the Marco Island Fire-Rescue Department responded just minutes later. The identity of ...

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  14. At least 1 dead in Lehigh crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | NBC2 News

    ... when a Cape Coral gun owner posted his semi-automatic rifle for sale on the photo-sharing app Snapchat. In Collier County, families are paying too much for rent, leaving nurses, police, and firefighters to drive hours to get to work because they ...

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  15. Study looks into lowering cost of living in CollierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | NBC2 News

    In Collier County, families are paying too much for rent, leaving nurses, police, and firefighters to drive hours to get to work because they can't afford to live closer. Mason Bellamy lives in Lee County, but keeps people safe in Collier as a firefighter with North Collier Fire Rescue. 1 comment

  16. Video contradicts deputya s version of physical encounterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Recently released video of a traffic stop involving Collier County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Kasey Wingo and Robert Dale Harris - taken from inside Harris' vehicle - showed a confrontation different from what Wingo told supervisors.

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  17. Busy Season in ProgressRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2017 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... We will tour the medical examiner's facility. I bet many of you didn't even know we had a medical examiner in Collier County. It is located in the Industrial Park off Airport Road, and we will meet there. Again, you must email or call Mike in my ...

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  18. Convicted Collier sex offenders back in prison for violating probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. Two sex offenders were sent back to prison Wednesday after one of them violated his probation, the Collier County Sheriff's Office said.

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  19. There's Nothing Like the Joy in Helping a Child, Agreed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... strides to help. Jeanne Nara Nealon is an educator, motivational speaker and was named Teacher of the Year in Collier County in 1994 and is a Golden Apple Recipient. "Laces of Love" has provided shoes to Tommie Barfield, Manatee Elementary and most ...

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  20. 5 things to know for Monday, Jan. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | NBC2 News

    ... for at least two and half hours until it was lifted. The search continues for the man who fired a gun at Collier County deputies. It happened Friday night on Covey Lane. Jorge Jimenez, 19, confronted deputies as they responded to a domestic dispute. ...

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