Coast Guard ends their active search for missing Naples doctor

The Coast Guard is ending their active search for missing Naples doctor Chaundre Cross. Cross was last seen at the Naples Bay Marina on Aug. 10. His boat was located on Aug. 11, but Cross was not on board. The boat was brought back to shore on Aug. 13 after being anchored in the Gulf […]


Wife of missing doctor filed for divorce same day he vanished off his boat

An intensifying search for the disappearance of a well-known doctor last seen at the Naples Bay Marina leaving his boat called Vitamin Sea. Court records show Chaundre Cross’ wife filed for divorce on Wednesday, the same day he vanished. While the boat’s been found and is sitting in Sanibel, so far, no trace of Doctor […]

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Coast Guard finds missing Naples doctor’s boat empty off Sanibel coast

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Coast Guard are searching for a missing Naples doctor. His boat has been found, but with no sign of him. The sheriff’s office says Chaundre Cross, 49, was last seen leaving the Naples Bay Marina around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday on his boat, ‘Vitamin Sea.’ Deputies say his […]


McLaren dream comes true for 86-year-old Naples man

Derek Allen, 86, lived out a lifelong dream of riding in a very high-end luxury car Wednesday in Collier County. When Derek was younger he raced sports cars as a hobby, but never his favorite car the McLaren, until Wednesday. Thanks to Seascape Naples Senior Living Community where Derek is a resident, Derek’s dream came […]


Champions For Learning aiding teachers facing financial stress

Collier County teacher Sandy Mendoza knows teachers and parents spend a lot of money doing back-to-school shopping, and inflation is worsening the financial stress. A Southwest Florida non-profit is trying to help ease that financial stress building up on teachers. “In the beginning of the year it’s about $200 for notebooks, composition books in order […]

Man accused of firing at vehicle on Alligator Alley on Sunday

A 19-year-old man from North Lauderdale was arrested on Sunday afternoon after troopers say he fired at another vehicle on Alligator Alley. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Juan Hernandez was arrested after troopers were informed around 10:45 am that the driver of a silver Mercedes-Benz pointed and fired a pistol at a black Mazda […]

Collier County Sheriff’s Office prepares to keep school safe

Collier County is being recognized as one of the nation’s safest places to live and the sheriff said his office is doing everything it can to keep violence out of schools. The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for the school year by practicing and training as the nation continues to see mass shootings. “When […]

18-foot Burmese python captured on US-41 in Collier County

An 18-foot Burmese python was captured by three amateur hunters along US-41 in Collier County. The python caught by Jake Waleri, Joshua Laquis and Stephen Gauta near Monroe Station weighed more than 100 pounds and is believed to be one of the biggest ever caught in Florida. Trying to slither to the other side of […]

Deputies continue to investigate road rage shooting of 1 in Collier

Witnesses are describing the fear they felt when they saw a man spray another driver with bullets in a fit of road rage on Tuesday night. It happened at Livingston and Radio roads in Collier County. The victim is alive and in the hospital after taking bullets in the arm and stomach. The person who […]