Giant rattlesnake caught in Polk County

A wildlife trapper said he captured a massive rattlesnake in Polk County. A woman called Dustin Hooper with All Creatures Wildlife Control for help after she spotted the snake in her chicken coop. Hooper said the snake was nearly six feet in length and estimated it was about 10 years old.

Search for Brian Laundrie intensifies

Florida law enforcement ended another day of searching for Brian Laundrie at a Sarasota County preserve 24 hours after a Wyoming coroner confirmed the remains found near Grand Teton National Park do belong to Gabby Petito – and she died as a result of homicide.

What the Inspiration4 crew is up to

After months of preparation, the Inspiration4 for crew is finally up in space, orbiting the Earth for three days. Thanks to a fully autonomous vehicle, they will have free time on their hands for a number of activities.

Weekend Wonders: Brews Around the Zoo

In this week's addition of Weekend Wonders is literally for party animals. Central Florida Zoo is holding Brews Around the Zoo, featuring 15 beer stations with over 30 craft beers, in addition to live music. This is an evening event.

President Biden visits West Coast

President Joe Biden made his first trip to the West Coast since taking office. He is slated to make several stops before heading to Denver on Tuesday. Points of focus for a California visit include not only a heated gubernatorial recall election, but also massive wildfires impacting the state.

WHO chief urges halt to booster shots for rest of year

Rich countries with large supplies of coronavirus vaccines should refrain from offering booster shots through the end of the year and make the doses available for poorer countries, the head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday.