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.
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 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.
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.
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.
A Keys man and a Georgia woman were arrested Monday on charges of contractor fraud after state investigators say they ripped off three homeowners by taking deposits for roof repairs they never finished.
A Homestead, FL, man took a bite out the back seat of a patrol car in Grassy Key while handcuffed, Florida Keys cops say. Melvin Stubbs had been arrested when police found 41.4 grams of cocaine in his BMW.
Florida’s best under-the-radar beaches as picked by Fodor’s. The travel site selected Atlantic Beach, Deerfield Beach, Vero Beach and eight others, including a shout-out to a resort owned by the Estefans.
An Arizona man who stabbed the groom in the thigh during a wedding reception in Key West last month has been arrested — but not for assault. He has been charged with felony criminal mischief, police say.
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.