Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies found more than 40 liquid marijuana cartridges and nearly $10,000 during a traffic stop in Islamorada. The driver, from Hollywood, took blame for everything found in the car.
The driver of a go-fast boat in the Caribbean sprayed gasoline all over it after a Dutch Navy crew shot out its engines. U.S. Coast Guard officers riding Dutch chopper suspected the speedboat was smuggling drugs.
As the algae bloom that causes red tide appears to be impacting the Florida West Coast fishery, the Keys have likely been spared. The season is off to a promising start for fishermen in the island chain.
A look at red tide conditions on Anna Maria Island beaches on Oct. 17, more than a week after Hurricane Michael tore through the Gulf of Mexico, but failed to break up the red tide bloom, according to a report.
The Monroe County state attorney’s office arrested a Key Largo contractor on charges he was operating without a license. He’s also accused of taking thousands of dollars from clients and never performing the work.
The U.S. Coast Guard has declared five of the six lighthouses that dot the Florida Keys reef “excess,” meaning they are no longer needed and the government no longer wants to pay the cost to maintain them.
A Kentucky family is using social media to search for the owner of a gold band they found while snorkeling in the ocean off of Key West earlier this month. The only clue: the name Cecilia is engraved inside the band.
The electronic toll system on Card Sound Road, one of the two main arteries that lead in and out of the Florida Keys, is scheduled to go into effect Saturday, Oct. 20. The manned tollbooth was taken down by Monroe County last year.
A Key West man was attacked and robbed by a sex worker and her pimp, police said. Whitney Nicole Mullins and Jason Robinson were arrested on charges of home invasion with a weapon and false imprisonment.
Florida International University scientists are keeping an eye on an algae species found in a Key Largo canal earlier this month. The algae cause red tide, but a different type than is plaguing Florida’s west coast.
For the second time in a week, a Key West man was killed riding his bicycle in Key West. Ragnar V. Hammerberg, 73, was pronounced dead Tuesday after the early morning crash at 3020 N. Roosevelt Blvd., outside Mattress Firm.
A clerk at the Circle K in Tavernier in the Florida Keys hid his cellphone in the ladies’ restroom to film them using the toilet, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office detectives say. He was arrested on a warrant.
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.