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10-year-old Naples 'Toad Trapper' rids homes of poisonous cane toads
Armed with a large white bucket, an industrial-style flashlight and black latex gloves, 10-year-old Landen Grey is the Toad Trapper.
Man arrested in Naples on drug charges
According to investigators the driver, Andrew Keyser, 25, was traveling northbound on Airport Pulling Road North in Naples when police pulled over his silver Volkswagen for a broken tag light.
Naples man charged with DUI in hit and run that injured 8 pedestrians
A drunk hit-and-run driver plowed through a parking lot at an East Naples grocery store and into a crowd eating at picnic benches Saturday night, injuring eight people, one seriously, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.
Crash blocks portion of Livingston Road in North Naples
A crash with injuries Sunday afternoon shut down the northbound lanes of a portion of Livingston Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.The crash happened around 1:10 p.m. at the intersection of Livingston Road and Mediterra Boulevard East, according to the FHP. The northbound lanes of Living
Keyser Saucey: Mediterrano's got food worth fighting over - Naples Herald
There’s something special about the older section of Naples. Fifth Avenue has all of the flash and flourish you could want, but the southern parts have this Florida magic. Mediterrano shares a lot of that gorgeous feel. And Turquoise, oh lord is it turquoise.It’s definitely a soft feeling color,
Cape Coral man dies after Friday motorcycle crash
Recardo Perez Jr., 20, of Cape Coral crashed his Suzuki motorcycle into the back of another vehicle on 1200 block of Diplomat Parkway West around 2:40 p.m.
Yvette Nicole Brown is interim guest host of 'Walking Dead' - Naples Herald
In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo, Yvette Nicole Brown arrives at the world premiere of "A Wrinkle in Time" at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Artis—Naples brings back favorites, new stars and a 'Star Wars' trip
Fly through the galaxy, battling the baddies in "Star Wars" to 3D music. Cheer Steve Martin and Martin Short as the comic performers re-create one of their Netflix tour specials in Naples. Hear original cast members from the musical "Hamilton" in their own concerts, and meet Michael Ondaatje, author
The Naples link to Papa John’s founder who was ousted from the pizza chain’s ads
NEW YORK — Papa John's, which has featured founder John Schnatter as the face of the company in logos and TV ads, is pulling his image from its marketing after reports he used a racial slur.
Invasive species in Florida: How everyone, from spearfishermen to scientists, is fighting back
Thelionfishis beautiful, majestic and perfect for a fish tank. TheBrazilian pepper treeis exotic with bright red berries that brighten up your lawn. TheArgentine black and white teguhas a unique color pattern, making it a cool-looking pet.
Lanes closed due to crash on Livingston Road
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. ----Collier County Sheriff's are working to clear a car accident scene that has shut down lanes on Sunday afternoon.According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Livingston Road at Mediterra Boulevard in Naples. Northbound lanes are closed at this time.Still
Bonita Springs loses court case against Raptor Bay high-rise towers
WCI Communities, which owns the Raptor Bay Golf Club, successfully argued that Bonita Springs’ civil action was three years past its 30-day statute of limitations.
Algae has made its way to Fort Myers Beach
The Algae blooms have made their way to Fort Myers Beach, their first appearance this season this far down the Caloosahatchee.It’s not quite the algae that other locations have seen further upriver, but it could be a sign of things to come.
Naples man scores $1 million prize on Florida Lottery scratch-off
A 44-year-old Naples man is $1 million richer after playing the $10,000 World Class Cash scratch-off game through the Florida Lottery.Juan Arevalo elected to receive his prize money as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $748,000.
Naples' Gulfshore Playhouse has a new managing director and broader horizons
The organization has named Joel Markus, who has staged Broadway-style musicals, one-night concerts and comedy shows, in the newly created position.
D.R. Horton hosts grand opening of Cali model today in Hadley Place
Homebuyers can get a look at a new attractively priced option close to downtown Naples. D.R. Horton Southwest Florida welcomes guests to celebrate the grand opening of the Cali model in the Express Homes community of Hadley Place today, Sunday, July 15, from noon to 2 p.m. Hadley Place is on Radio L
FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack - Naples Herald
BY LINDA A. JOHNSONU.S. regulators Friday approved the first treatment for smallpox — a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ago — in case the virus is used in a terror attack.Smallpox, which is highly contagious, was eradicated worldwide by 1980 after a huge vaccination campaign.
Man uses fishing rod to steal from bank
A man used a fishing rod and lures to try to steal from a Lee County bank.It happened at the Estero Wells Fargo on Corkscrew Road. Lee County deputies said the unidentified man attempted to reel in the commercial money bags from inside the bank's night drop vault.Bank employees later discovered the
Nile monitor lizard spotted in Cape Coral
"It was very fast, the monitor lizard, because I noticed it out on the other side of the screen and the dog started barking and by the time I got there it was already slithering into the canal," Priscilla Tremel said.
Naples burger restaurant gets high marks from Trip Advisor
"Todd Brooks and his wife moved their family to Naples to openBrooks Gourmet Burgers & Dogsin 2010. Now operating three locations, the couple has remained committed to delivering the perfect burger," says TripAdvisor.