Tractor-trailers haul everything from food to feed families to cars soon-to-be on the road, but there’s a chronic shortage of truck drivers which is slowing deliveries of goods needed by Americans across the country.
A memorial for Gabby Petito is growing near North Port City Hall. Stuffed bears, flowers, and ribbons cover a giant tree, offering comfort to those who knew Gabby and anyone touched by her story.
The search for Brian Laundrie moved from a swampy Sarasota preserve back to the home he shares with his family Monday. FBI agents spent most of the day searching the home, filling police vehicles with evidence, and speaking with his parents.
Gabby Petito, 22, vanished after going on a cross-country trip with her boyfriend in a converted camper van. Here is a timeline of her disappearance and the developments in the case.
Two people believed to be law enforcement officers were seen entering the home of Cassie Laundrie, the sister of Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the disappearance of Gabby Petito, Monday afternoon.
Joseph Obregon was in court last week, anxiously waiting for his case to be called. Minutes later in front of a Tampa judge, he announced he would pass on a 10-to-15-year plea deal offered by prosecutors and said he was going to trial.
A war of words is escalating over a tree. Not just any old tree – the so-called rope swing tree on Lake Eloise. It has been there for as far back as anyone can remember.
A Tampa family traveling across the country notified the FBI that they had video of what appeared to be Gabby Petito's camper van at Spread Creek's camping ground near Grand Teton. The following day, Gabby's possible remains were located by the FBI in the same area.
A letter signed by 26 Republican governors, including Doug Ducey, asks Biden to schedule a meeting at the White House within the next 15 days so they can have an "open and constructive dialogue regarding border enforcement on behalf of U.S. citizens in our states and all those hoping to become U.S. citizens."
The driver of a pickup truck accidentally used the accelerator of her vehicle instead of the brakes, and crashed into a Pinellas County apartment building, officials said.
More than 30,000 families have yet to claim over $200 million worth of refunds from Florida's Prepaid College Tuition Program, according to program officials.
Gas prices across Florida jumped an average of 10 cents a gallon in the past week following reports that energy infrastructure across the Gulf of Mexico is recovering slower than expected from Hurricane Ida, according to the auto club AAA.
Troopers say a motorcyclist was killed when an SUV turned into his path Sunday evening.
eSmart Recycling provides good, affordable computers to non-profits so children, who may not otherwise have access to technology, are able to benefit.
A 26-year-old Sarasota man was killed Friday night after another driver ran a red traffic light on, troopers said.
Governor DeSantis' ban on strict mask mandates in Florida schools remains in play after two recent court rulings. Now, the attention turns to a rule issued by the Department of Health that stems from the governor's order.
After days of searching for Gabby, the FBI said they found remains that match the 22-year-old's description. An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday.
At about the same time that a body was found out west during the search for missing Florida woman Gabby Petito, the mobile command center was spotted pulling away from the scene where law enforcement had been searching for her fiancé – and person of interest in her disappearance.
Gabby Petito, the missing Florida woman whose case captivated the nation, has apparently been found dead near Grand Teton National Park, the FBI says. But there’s still no sign of her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, who returned to Florida without her.
A 49-year-old woman from Fort Myers was killed and a 44-year-old man from South Carolina suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle crash on Sunday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.