Gabby Petito memorial bench to be erected in North Port

Bright, colorful and inviting: One man has a vision for a steel bench that will be a permanent memorial for Gabby Petito in North Port. He says he is working with a member of the Petito family to help ensure the final piece of artwork will be exactly what Gabby’s parents want.

Brian Laundrie manhunt: Appalachian Trail ideal place to 'get lost,' thru-hiker says

Brian Laundrie’s whereabouts remain unknown almost four weeks after his parents say they last saw him leaving their North Port home. While law enforcement continues to search the Carlton Reserve, there have also been a series of reported possible sightings of Laundrie along the Appalachian Trail -- an area one avid hiker says is an ideal place to "get lost."