Published: Jun 25, 2010 4:51 AM EDT
Updated: Jun 25, 2010 1:51 AM EDT

     A hotspot for beach goers in the Florida Panhandle is shut down.
     Officials closed off a large part of Casino Beach.
     Beach goers stand - some in tears - at the sight of what's happening to their pristine shores.
     Crews are using heavy equipment to clean up thick pools of oil.
     Tar balls have been found as far east as Panama City.
     Melissa Yeager has been tracking the developments all day.