A Fort Lauderdale woman has settled with over a dozen hotels in Florida over their websites not explaining how accessible the hotels are for people with disabilities. Two Keys resorts were sued this month.
A Key West, Florida police officer helped save a motorcyclist from committing suicide. The man indicated he wanted to die by “suicide by cop,” by trying to force an officer to shoot him when he pulled a gun.
CrossFit co-founder Lauren Jenai says she’ll post a $1 million bond for Franklin Tyrone Tucker, a Florida Keys man who is one of three men charged with the murder of Mathew Bonnett, 59, in November 2017.
David Wolkowsky, the stylish developer who helped shape Key West, after his death donated several paintings by Tennessee Williams and sketches by Mario Sanchez to the Key West Arts and Historical Society.
Manny Diaz filled out the rest of his coaching staff Friday, hiring Taylor Stubblefield as wide receivers coach and Stephen Field as tight ends coach. Now it’s back to the transfer portal for the Miami Hurricanes coach.
South Florida temperatures will drop into the 40s overnight heading into the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday. Winter storm Harper has also affected flights heading into Miami International and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airports.
The Coast Guard Auxiliary in the Keys donated Publix gift cards to the men and women stationed in Islamorada while they are not being paid because of the record-breaking partial federal government shutdown.
Police, firefighters and other first responders in the Upper Florida Keys underwent training in new techniques on how to respond to school shootings. The training consisted of medics working in tandem with police during active shooter events.
The U.S. Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection took three men into custody who tried stowing away on a merchant ship bound for PortMiami. Two of the men are from Guatemala, the other from Honduras.
The first Navy Week in Miami is scheduled for March 24-April 1. Similar to Fleet Week Port Everglades, the military event showcases Navy operations and will include a visit by the USS New York and Navy Band.
U.S. Coast Guard members did not receive their paychecks Tuesday because of the partial government shutdown. It’s the first time in the nation’s history a military branch hasn’t been paid during a budget battle.
Key West on Tuesday unanimously voted to ban sunscreens that contain two ingredients — oxybenzone and octinoxate — that a growing body of scientific evidence says harm coral reefs. Second vote is Feb. 5.
The Coast Guard and Customs Border Protection are seeing a 200-percent increase in at-sea migration stops compared to the same time period last year. Most of the people are coming from the Dominican Republic.
A Florida Keys man already in jail on burglary charges was arrested this week after police say he was seen on camera steeling a package from a Marathon home on Christmas day. He just got out of prison in August.