Monroe County is nearly 80 percent finished with its post-Hurricane Irma canal cleanup. Of the 172 canals that received federal grants for the cleanup, 134 have been cleared of debris. Work done in Islamorada.
A change-of-plea hearing and sentencing is set for Zhao Qianli, 20, who has been accused of illegally photographing a military site in Key West. Qianli previously had pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted 29 people from the Dominican Republic trying to illegally migrate to the United States off the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico this week.
Mark O. Morales and Julie Brown, who were arrested this month on charges of fraud, face more charges from Keys prosecutors. They ripped off homeowners by promising low-rate roof work, state investigators said.
A windy weather mid-week for South Florida leads to a forecast of thunderstorms followed by two blasts of arctic air that could bring temperatures below freezing in Gainesville and into the 50s in Miami area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David Wolkowsky is an American developer from Key West, Florida. Wolkowsky grew up in Key West and Miami and received his degree from the University of Pennsylvania. After college, he began to restore buildings in the inner city of Philadelphia.