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Officials Respond to Near-Drownings

Swimmers were pulled from the water near County Pier.

Camera Crew Spotted in Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach was packed with locals and visitors... and a camera crew.

Disability Access in Bay County

NewsChannel 7's Leanna Scachetti looks into how accessible Bay County is for people with disabilities.

Off-Duty Deputy Saves Girl

A birthday party almost turned tragic this weekend when a four year-old girl nearly drowned at Frank Brown Park.

Tuesday Morning Forecast

The heat and humidity continue over Northwest Florida, but rain chances remain on the low side.

Monday Evening Weather

The warm and humid summer weather appears to be here to stay.

Winkler's Wish Trying to Make a Difference

One Crestview family has spent the last year turning a personal tragedy into purpose.



NBC News Headlines

ISIS-Linked Militants Plotted to Set Besieged City of 200K Entirely Ablaze

"They wanted to show the world that there is an ISIS branch here which can inflict the kind of violence that has been seen in Syria and Iraq," an official said.

Ousted Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Is Dead at 83

Manuel Noriega, the Panamanian dictator who was ousted by a U.S. invasion, had been on the CIA payroll for many years. He spent 17 years in a U.S. prison after being convicted on drug smuggling and racketeering charges. Last year, Noriega was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor and allowed to return to his home to prep for surgery. He died Monday night Hospital Santo Tomás in Panama City, an official with the hospital confirmed to NBC News.

Merkel's Tough Talk Shows Deepening Rift With U.S. Under Trump

Angela Merkel's weekend speech stating that Europe could no longer "fully count on others" were a sign of the widening cracks in the U.S.-German relationship.

Navy Identifies SEAL Killed in Parachuting Accident Over Hudson

Remington Peters, 27, was a member of an elite Navy parachute team called the Leap Frogs. Authorities are investigating why his parachute failed to open.

Suicide Blast Kills at Least 13 in Baghdad

The blast occurred on Monday night, just days after the beginning of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.