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Friday 11/16/2018
Drug Charges in Key Largo School Zone Stop

A 22-year-old Hialeah man was arrested Nov. 7th on cocaine-and

Posted: November 16, 2018
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Friday 11/09/2018
Man arrested after breaking into truck

A 50-year-old man was arrested Saturday on multiple vehicle burglary-related charges after Sheriff Office Deputies used a mobile tracking app to find him on U.S. 1.

Updated: November 11, 2018 - 9:55 am
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Man arrested for battery

A 32-year-old Miami man was arrested Tuesday after he reached up a woman’s skirt in a parking lot while she was loading her car with groceries.

Posted: November 09, 2018
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Voters Line Up Behind Amendments

By Christine Sexton, NSF

Posted: November 09, 2018
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Midterms Change Florida Landscape

Scott’s win cements control of Florida for Republicans

Updated: November 11, 2018 - 9:57 am
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Thursday 11/08/2018
Upper Keys weekend traffic advisory

Two events may slow traffic this Saturday, Nov. 10. Motorists are asked to note the times, plan accordingly and be patient.

Updated: November 11, 2018 - 9:58 am
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Thursday 11/01/2018
Homestead Men Arrested in Key Largo

Two Homestead men were arrested Tuesday night after two handguns were found during an Upper Keys traffic stop.

Posted: November 01, 2018
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Friday 10/12/2018
Store Clerk Arrested for Video Voyeurism

A 33-year-old Tavernier store clerk was arrested Tuesday night following an investigation after a teenager found a cell phone in a gas station restroom.

Updated: October 15, 2018 - 9:29 am
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Friday 10/05/2018
Search warrant leads to drug arrest

A 22-year-old Key Largo man was arrested on drug charges following a search warrant by the Sheriff’s Office and federal agents.

Posted: October 05, 2018
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Friday 09/21/2018
Save the Keys and the Planet, One Straw at a Time

Growing up in the Jamaican town of Ocho Rios, Renaldo Graham planted yams on his father’s farm.   Now he’s looking after the planet in another way.

Updated: September 24, 2018 - 10:55 am
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Thursday 09/13/2018
Farm Share Continues Hurricane Irma Relief on Anniversary

One year after Hurricane Irma’s landfall, the heavy hit Florida Keys continues to rebuild.

Updated: September 13, 2018 - 10:07 pm
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Friday 09/07/2018
Feds Invest $32 Million to Help Florida Businesses and Communities Rebuild in Wake of Hurricane Irma

This week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $32 million grant to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to fund the state’s Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) program, which, in turn will help businesses rebuild following the destruction caused Hurricane Irma.

Posted: September 07, 2018
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Homestead Man busted with illegal lobsters, boating while intoxicated

Manny Dorta, 31, of Homestead, was arrested on Saturday charged with harvesting 56 undersized lobsters.

Updated: September 07, 2018 - 9:47 am
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Thursday 09/06/2018
Body found in water off Islamorada

The woman found deceased in bayside waters at approximately Mile Marker 83.5 off Islamorada Thursday afternoon has been identified as 56-year-old Teresa Ann Hart.

Posted: September 06, 2018
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Tuesday 09/04/2018
New Upper Keys Center on the Horizon for FKCC

With the acquisition of a 2.12-acre Key Largo property, Florida Keys Community College made an historic step in its goal to expand services to the residents and industries in northern Monroe County. The College closed on the purchase of the property on Tuesday and now owns the long-sought site of the future FKCC Upper Keys Center.

Posted: September 04, 2018
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Sunday 09/02/2018
UPDATE: Hurricane Marine Debris Removal in the Keys

During the first week of removal work on the Monroe County-led $49.2 million project to cleanup Hurricane Irma marine debris, more than 700 cubic yards of vegetative and construction/demolition debris have been removed from 11 canals.

Posted: September 02, 2018
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Friday 08/24/2018
Conch Republic Marine Army's Conquest of Ramrod Key

The date is set, September 1st, when the Conch Republic Marine Army will tackle the clean up of the mangroves and waterways of Ramrod Key. With thousands of hits on their website, (conchrepublicmarinearmy.com) organizers expect over 200 volunteers to join this worthy cause of getting the hurricane debris out of the mangroves and canals that, to date, have been severely neglected by local, state and national government.

Updated: August 26, 2018 - 10:24 am
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Thursday 08/09/2018
Key Largo Man Arrested for Child Abuse

A 36-year-old Key Largo man was arrested Monday afternoon for beating a child.

Posted: August 09, 2018
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Rowell’s Waterfront Park to temporarily close for hurricane cleanup

Due to hurricane cleanup operations in canals throughout Monroe County, contractors will use temporary staging sites for debris collection across Monroe County, including Rowell’s Waterfront Park in the Upper Keys. This will require the park to close in mid-August (sometime after August 12). County Officials expect operations to continue 7-8 months.

Posted: August 09, 2018
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Friday 07/27/2018
Sheriff’s Office seeks help in identifying suspects

Upper Keys Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the three people seen in the attached picture.

Updated: August 02, 2018 - 5:47 pm
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