Investigation

In late June, five workers at TECO's Big Bend power station in Apollo Beach were gravely injured in an accident.

Two died that day, three others later succumbed to their injuries.  Another worker was left seriously burned. 

Photo: Fort Myers Police Department via Facebook (cropped)

The Police Foundation is a national nonprofit tasked with improving policing through research, innovation, and science, and it may soon be offering help and a fresh set of eyes for the Fort Myers Police Department as it sifts through 155 unsolved homicides.

Photo: Rachel Iacovone, WGCU

Southwest Florida has seen two well-publicized small plane crashes into buildings or onto city streets in recent weeks. With another fatal crash in the Everglades last month, attention has been focused on South Florida air traffic and what could be behind the deadly incidents.

The FBI is investigating Tallahassee’s Community Redevelopment Agency, while questions of cronyism swirl around city hall. The state’s CRAs missed the chopping block this legislative session, despite previous reports of mismanagement. WFSU looks into how the agencies’ loose structure is fueling their current predicament.

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Photo: University of South Florida

In May the University of South Florida and Pasco County dedicated a new outdoor forensic training facility, referred to by some as a “body farm,” to help train a new generation of forensic scientists 

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