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Woman convicted of impersonating an officer in Naples
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A woman is facing up to 35 years in prison after being convicted of impersonating an officer and robbery in an incident from 2017. 64-year-old Kathleen Ferrary was found guilty Wednesday , according to the State Attorney's Office, 20th District.
Homeless man charged with stabbing a customer in a Naples fast food drive thru
NAPLES, Fla. -- A man is recovering from serious stab wounds after being attacked in the drive thru of a Naples Culver's this week. 58-year-old Michael O'Conner was arrested Wednesday and charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon.
Naples firefighter under investigation for shooting a shark
NAPLES, Fla. - A Naples firefighter is under investigation after he posted a video of a man shooting a shark with a gun. Buddy Tomei posted the video to his Instagram this week with the comment, “This is how Captain Buddy deals with bullies.” He said he only messes with the ones who mess with him. T
Judge gives Roger Stone permission to visit Sarasota, Naples
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A judge has given former Trump confidant Roger Stone permission to travel to Naples and Sarasota in May for "business opportunities." U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson granted permission for Stone to make both trips as he awaits trial on charges stemming from Special Counsel Robert
Florida mom jailed over Facebook post
PASCO COUNTY, Fla.-- A Florida mother has been jailed over a post she allegedly made to Facebook. Circuit Judge Lauralee Westine sentenced Jessie Weiner to five months for violating court orders.
Miami man arrested in Naples for illegally transporting fuel
NAPLES, Fla. - A Miami man is a facing charge for illegally transporting fuel in Southwest Florida. Deputies said it happened at a Circle K on Radio Lane in Naples, where Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested 24-year-old Yasiel Sabalogarcia on Tuesday morning.
Florida Wife Pulled Into Oncoming Traffic, Shot at Husband: Cops
Authorities say an angry 41-year-old Florida woman drove in front of her husband's car and fired several shots at him. Alachua County Sheriff's officials say Kristy Lynn Phillips and her husband were arguing at home last week when he left in his truck. Authorities say she pulled into oncoming traffi
FBI swarms student-living apartment complex in Estero
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The FBI and local law enforcement swarmed an FGCU off-campus living facility on Thursday morning. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is now on scene assisting the FBI in executing a search warrant at an apartment at Coastal Village in Estero.
Dogs attack teen, elderly man in Florida
PASCO COUNTY, Fla.-- Just before 7 Thursday morning the Pasco County Sheriff's Office got a call that multiple dogs had attacked a fifteen-year-old boy and an elderly man in the area of Crews Lake Park.
8th Street improvement project in downtown Naples has started
NAPLES, Fla. - A $7,500,000 project started in Downtown Naples on Wednesday. The 8th Street Improvement Project includes updates to roadways, sidewalks, and utilities. A roundabout will also be added at the intersection of 3rd Avenue South and 8th Street South to ease traffic.
Rare baby rough-toothed dolphin stranded on Florida beach euthanized: report
A stranded rough-toothed dolphin calf found off Fort Myers Beach was euthanized on Wednesday, according to the Fort Myers News-Press. The 11-pound female calf was found Tuesday, but because she was in too poor health, an official with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told the News-P
Three months of corridor construction begins Wednesday in Naples
Starting Wednesday, a portion of Naples will be closed. It will be under construction for three months while the city makes improvements to the streets. Some residents are already noticing impeding work being set up.
Florida deputies who broke black teen's nose in violent arrest could face prosecution
White sheriff's deputies who were captured on cellphone video pepper-spraying and punching a black teen in Florida last week could face prosecution. All charges against the 15-year-old they were arresting have been dropped.
Florida House passes 'Jordan's Law' to protect kids after Largo toddler's death
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida House has unanimously passed a closely-watched bill that would increase protections for young children in the child welfare system. It's been dubbed "Jordan's Law," and it's named after Largo 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau Jr., who 10Investigates has covered extensively
Florida Man, Dan Johnson, Stabbed Nephew For Hogging Bathroom
Florida Man, Dan Johnson, Stabbed Nephew For Hogging Bathroom. A Florida man reportedly stabbed his nephew multiple times after he became enraged because he was taking too long in the bathroom. Matt Yurus reports.
Armed robber holds hostages, demands drugs at Walgreen pharmacy in Florida
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - Police shot a suspected armed robber at a Walgreens in Daytona Beach on Tuesday. Police said the suspect had a rifle, jumped the pharmacy counter, and demanded drugs.
Former Florida Cop Sentenced In Shooting Death Of Black Musician
WEST PALM BEACH, FL — A former Florida police officer was sentenced Thursday in a packed courtroom to 25 years in prison for the 2015 shooting death of Corey Jones, a 31-year-old black musician, who had gotten out of his broken-down SUV when he was confronted by then Palm Beach Gardens Officer Nouma
Collier County looking to add parking garage to Clam Pass Park
NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County is looking into adding a parking garage to Clam Pass Park. While it's no secret finding a parking space near Naples beaches, not everyone is on board with adding the garage.
Man jumped off the Goodland Bridge and left on jet ski
MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - A bridge in Marco Island was temporarily closed for law enforcement investigating a jumper. A passerby spotted a man jump off the Goodland Bridge, also known as the SR92 bridge. Deputies with the Collier County Sheriff's Office searched the area and spoke with a second witness.
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Infects Florida Fisherman
A Florida man is being treated for flesh-eating bacteria he contracted while fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. Mike Walton tells Tampa television station WFTS that he was stuck by a fish hook while fishing about 20 miles off the coast of Palm Harbor on Saturday. He later went to a hospital, where he re