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Witness describes man's murder in Naples RV

NAPLES, Fla. -- We're learning more details about the murder of a man in an RV early Thursday morning, and getting a first look at the Miami man accused of the killing. Deputies say 39-year-old Brandon Jensen of Miami shot and killed another man in an RV parked behind the Carillon Place shopping cen


Death investigation at Naples shopping plaza

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County deputies have swarmed a shopping plaza and are working a death investigation. Detectives have surrounded a camper parked behind the Carillon Plaza on Airport-Pulling Road, south of Pine Ridge Road.


Former Collier County deputy heads to court for wrongful death lawsuit

Nearly 15 years after the mysterious death of Terrance Williams and Felipe Santos, the deputy who was last seen with the two is heading to court to battle a wrongful death lawsuit.


Naples water park offers discounted admission for winter season

NAPLES, Fla. -- The Sun-N-Fun Lagoon water park in Naples is begins its winter season this weekend, and they're celebrating by offering discounted admission!. The park, located at 15000 Livingston Road in Naples, is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on weekends beginning February 16.


Naples mom pitches fitness invention to Shark Tank

NAPLES, Fla. - Naples mom Michelle Price was in Miami this week pitching her invention to Shark Tank producers. She and her partner pitched TriTone Triple Barre franchise expansion plan and Tone at Home virtual fitness programming. They are hoping to receive investment to fund rapid expansion and ge


Car break-ins increase in Naples

NAPLES, Fla. - Vehicle break-ins are crimes of opportunity. Some thieves pull on door handles until they find an unlocked car. Within the city of Naples, there has been an alarming increase in auto burglaries this year, with a total of 15 so far.


Baby bongo making his debut at Naples Zoo this weekend

NAPLES, Fla. - The Naples Zoo is adding a new member to its family. Bakari, a critically endangered Eastern bongo, is making his debut at the zoo Friday. Bakari was born January 23rd and given his name after it received the most votes. Bakari means one who will succeed in Swahili.


2 Dead, 2 Wounded From Shooting at Florida Basketball Court

Authorities says two people were killed and two others were wounded from a gun fight at an outdoor basketball court in Florida. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office tweeted Friday that multiple people started shooting at each other Thursday night at a basketball court in a city park.


Exciting Performances at The Studio Players

Here’s what’s happening at The Studio Players in March and April 2019. All performances take place in the Joan Jenks Auditorium, located in the Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples.


Hickey on girl's neck leads to arrest of South Florida man

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - A man accused of inappropriately touching a teenage girl at a South Florida park last summer, giving her a hickey, was arrested on Valentine's Day. Terrence Wilkins, 28, faces a charge of lewd or lascivious battery on a 13-year-old girl.


South Florida roofing company fined $265,196 for unsafe working conditions

NAPLES, Fla. – A Florida roofing company is facing penalties for its hazardous working conditions. The Sarasota-based contractor Crown Roofing LLC exposed its employees to fall hazards at two residential worksites in Port St. Lucie and Naples.


Lee County man wins $15.5 million Florida Lottery jackpot

ESTERO, Fla. — TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announced that a man in Estero, Florida claimed the $15.5 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on February 6, 2019, at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.


Camping in Florida: 8 of the best camp sites in South Florida and beyond

Temperatures in Florida are comfortable for camping right now, and you don’t want to be left out without a camping site this winter. Most sites are already booked on the weekends, but if your boss is cool with you taking a few days off, there should be plenty of availability in the middle of the wee


North Naples neighbors oppose the commotion a new firehouse may bring

Most people in a Collier County neighborhood feel change is going to happen. But, homeowners said they are not keen on the idea of a firehouse going on their block. “Nobody wants that thing back here because we are all one good neighborhood and we like quiet,” said a homeowner who request anonymity.


Large 'fireball' over Central Florida was meteor

MELBOURNE, Fla. - That mysterious flashing light? Turns out, it was a meteor, News 6 partner Florida Today reported. The meteor that streaked across the skies of Central Florida on Tuesday was a "large fireball" that likely exploded over the Atlantic Ocean with the energy of a tenth of a kiloton — o


Wild police chase caught on dash-cam at Florida golf course

One of the worst drives of 2019 was caught on camera in Lady Lake, Florida earlier this week. The driver was unable to get away with it. Jessie Webb, 29, led Lady Lake policemen on a wild car chase across Orange Blossom Hills Golf and Country Club Sunday morning, even forcing some golfers to swerve


Naples man arrested for DUI manslaughter in 2018 crash

NAPLES, Fla. - A Naples man involved in a hit and run last September was arrested Tuesday after a traffic homicide investigation. Then 20-year-old Carlos Gutierrez Del Arroyo was driving north on Tamiami Trail near Pine Ridge Road when he hit a car while trying to change lanes in September 2018.


Florida men accused of trafficking cocaine to Ohio inside boxes of Lunchables

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two Florida men are facing first-degree felony charges after troopers say they caught the men trying to smuggle cocaine into Ohio in Lunchables boxes. Charged are Nelson Lopez III, 21, and Nelson Lopez Jr., 41, both from Zephyrhills, Fla.


Florida Bar dismisses complaints against Marco city councilor, city attorney

The Florida Bar has dismissed complaints filed against Marco Island City Councilor Jared Grifoni and City Attorney Alan Gabriel over their conduct in the handling of battery allegations against former City Manager Lee Niblock.


Florida middle school student triggers 75-officer response after false claim of armed man on campus, cops say

A Florida middle school student faces felony charges after she falsely claimed seeing an armed man on campus Wednesday, cops said, triggering a massive police response and terrifying parents still reeling from the Parkland massacre a year ago.