Kathy Reitzel, the ex-finance director for the Keys school district, won’t receive the $490,000 in back pay and damages she sought, contending she was fired for blowing the whistle on the Monique Acevedo case.
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.
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.
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.
Miami-Dade will reopen the four beaches Friday that it closed Thursday morning north of Haulover Inlet after red tide was found in waters off the coast. People with respiratory conditions should stay away.
American Airlines will add nonstop flights to and from Philadelphia and Chicago’s international airports starting in February. Also, the airline will resume service to and from Dallas at the end of the year.
A young adult manatee was rescued in Key Largo Friday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Dolphin Research Center and the Miami Seaquarium after he was spotted with both flippers and his tail tangled in fishing line.