Man rescued from vessel collision near Sanibel

An 83-year-old man was transported via helicopter to Tampa General Hospital on Thursday after two vessels crashed 30 miles west of Sanibel Island. The U.S. Coast Guard said the man was transported with a leg injury. A Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach 45-foot response boat was part of the rescue mission. The boat crew […]

Atlanta man loses everything after boat capsizes in the Gulf of Mexico

A sailor lost everything after his boat — and home — capsized in the Gulf of Mexico. Atlanta native Randy Weaver was hospitalized after his boat drifted, and eventually capsized, forcing him to jump into Gulf waters and swim to shore. Weaver left from Fort Myers on his boat in September. It was on his […]