A Florida City man was arrested on cocaine dealing charges after Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies pulled him over in the Florida Keys. The driver of the car he was in was also arrested on a cocaine charge.
The Key West International Airport Friday announced a new seasonal service between Key West and LaGuardia Airport. Delta’s Republic Airlines will operate the flights on Saturdays from March 9 through Aug. 31, 2019.
A Key Largo man was arrested this week after Monroe County Sheriff’s Office detectives determined there was enough evidence he molested a young girl. The accused was released from county jail Thursday after posting bond.
Sibling manatees, whose mother was killed by a boat propeller in 2016, were returned home to the Florida Keys. They spent the past two years rehabilitating at the Miami Seaquarium and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio.
A Key West man with a lengthy criminal history, mostly for boozing in public and trespassing, was sentenced this month to three years in state prison for having Suboxone and other drugs on him in August 2018.
Two marine archaeological discoveries were made off the Florida Keys in October. A Key Largo man found a 200-year-old cannon in the sand on Elbow Reef. A Homestead fisherman found a wooden shipwreck off Islamorada.
The South Florida Water Management District agreed to let sugar farmers continue leasing land targeted for a reservoir until the project gets underway, enraging environmentalists who worry the extension could complicate restoration efforts.
A recount in Monroe County recovered one ballot not originally counted. The votes were for Republicans Rick Scott, Ron DeSantis and Matt Caldwell. None of the results in the Keys were changed by the recount.
Key Largo resident Jesus Noa Rodriguez, accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend, was found by Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies hiding in her tree outside her apartment complex in the city of Marathon. He is in Key West jail.
Violations from no restrooms for customers because one’s being used as an office to flies on croissants, got 13 restaurants in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Monroe counties shut down over two weeks.
The Monroe County Supervisor of Elections released new numbers Friday that show Gov. Rick Scott received 10 less votes in the race for Senate than incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson. Previous results gave Scott a one-vote lead.
A Key Largo man was booked into Monroe County jail after sheriff’s office detectives say he sold an undercover informant a pound of marijuana for $2,400 in cash. The man remains in jail on $80,000 bond.
A man from Westfield, NJ died off Key Largo in the Florida Keys while on a snorkeling trip in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Thursday. The boat’s crew performed CPR, but he was pronounced dead at the hospital.