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Collier County Police continue to investigate the first murder of the New Year in Southwest Florida. 21 year old Schimael Deroses of Immokalee was stabbed early Tuesday morning. No arrests have been made.

We can also report much better news…the first Lee County birth of the New Year…welcome Adilyn Mae O’Grady. Adi’s parents, Sean and Jennifer O’Grady of North Fort Myers.


Our partners at NBC-2 tell us that A neighbor shooting off a flare gun caused a boat fire in Cape Coral over the holiday. The boat was docked in a canal off Savona Parkway when a neighbor across the street discharged a flare which hit the boat. Police continue to investigate, but no arrest has been made.


Northport police arrested 26 year old Leiticzia Bell on New Years Eve, after she led them on a chase and crashed her car, after going through a DUI checkpoint. She’s been charged with  DUI with property damage,  police also found her in possession of cocaine and she’s been charged with resisting arrest without violence.