Concerned parents in North Port had planned to protest Friday outside the home of Brian Laundrie, the fiance of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito and a person of interest in her disappearance. But after police asked for a protest to not take place, the group said they will instead organize a candlelight vigil to pray for Gabby's safe return.
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.
The Laundrie family attorney said the current whereabouts of Brian Laundrie — whose 22-year-old fiance Gabby Petito is missing — were unknown as of Friday evening. The FBI is now searching for him.
Daytona Beach Police explained the K-9, Ali, donated some much-needed blood to Volusia Sheriff dog Ax over that weekend.
Victim advocates who watched the police body camera footage of Gabby Petito and her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, say there are lessons to be learned from both of their behaviors.
"This is literally your worst nightmare," said a visibly shaken Stephen Bardy, the executive director of The Pet Alliance.
Christopher and Roberta Laundrie, the parents of Brian Laundrie, know the location of Gabrielle Petito, who went missing while on a cross-country trip with Brian – according to Petito's parents and step-parents.
The pictures Gabrielle Petito posted on Instagram on August 12th in Arches National Park in Utah show a couple in love. The police report made the same day shows a couple in turmoil.
Gabby Petito's family says her boyfriend's silence in the missing person's case is reprehensible.
It's been almost a month since the family of Gabrielle Petito last heard from her and now, they want her boyfriend to start talking. They say Brian Laundrie left Gabby all alone in the Grand Tetons during their cross-country adventure, but won't explain why he came back to North Port, Florida in her van.
Gabrielle Petito went missing during a road trip with her boyfriend. Over the weekend, her boyfriend and the van they were traveling in was found at his North Port family's home.
A 70-year-old man is accused of slamming a child to the ground at a Pinellas County playground after yelling that kids were making too much noise.
Two K-9s with a local sheriff's office in Florida are recovering after an armed carjacking suspect shot both dogs during a police pursuit early Saturday, authorities said.
Polk detectives said they learned the suspect happened to pass by one of the victims, who was maintaining their lawn on Saturday, and that was the first encounter he ever had with the family.
On the one-year remembrance of 21-month old Jace, his mother hopes a proposed law will prevent hot car deaths like his.
Mindy could cause as much as 6 inches of rainfall across the Florida Panhandle and portions of southern Georgia and South Carolina through Thursday morning.
Bryan Stern remembers running from the disintegrating World Trade Center, turning around, and not being sure that what he was seeing was even real. After that, he headed to Afghanistan: "I remember wanting my pound of flesh."
Sheriff Grady Judd says the 11-year-old girl who was the sole survivor of the massacre that killed four of her family members survived the mass shooting by playing dead, despite being shot multiple times.
On an otherwise unremarkable Tuesday morning, President George W. Bush was in Florida to discuss education initiatives at an elementary school. But that visit was interrupted by the worst terror attack on American soil.
While this is the first baby alligators of the season, more are hatching every day, Gatorland added. Dozens hatch at the park each year.