Winn-Dixie introduced a remodeled store to the Key Largo community on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Located at 105300 Overseas Highway in Key Largo, they will hold a community celebration on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Monroe County Fire Rescue will be doing outreach programs for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-11, in Monroe County schools and daycares.
A 42-year-old Tallahassee man fled from Deputies attempting to stop him after he stole two GPS units from the West Marine store in Islamorada Sunday afternoon.
Monroe County continues to experience seasonal high king tides. Seasonal king tides are especially high tides that occur several times a year, usually in the fall, that can cause coastal tidal flooding.
A 45-year-old Homestead man was arrested Monday afternoon after running from a Deputy who attempted to serve him with an arrest warrant for cocaine sales.
A 40-year-old Hialeah, Florida man was arrested Friday night after a Deputy found him with a 13-year-old girl in a pickup truck at the end of Tarpon Basin Drive in Key Largo.
A new toll rate on Card Sound Road will be effective on Oct. 1, 2019. The toll adjustment is in accordance with the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index.
The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) stands ready to accept students and those who were planning to become students at the University of The Bahamas (UB) who have been displaced by Hurricane Dorian. As part of the Florida College System, CFK is authorized to accept students from areas impa…
A 31-year-old Homestead man was arrested Monday afternoon after Deputies and Monroe County Fire Rescue Firefighters were called to a fire on the 28000 block of Dorothy Avenue on Little Torch Key.
Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for 26 counties Wednesday in anticipation of a powerful hit from Hurricane Dorian during the Labor Day weekend.
When a respected, loved member of the community passes away, grief and fond memories are shared. When a tragic accident claims the life unexpectedly, shock and exclamations of, “Why?”, compound the loss.
Two men and a woman were arrested Sunday night after a melee at the docks of the Caribbean Club bar, which left one man hospitalized with a broken nose and damage to his eye.
A 37-year-old Key Largo man was arrested Saturday night after brandishing a firearm in front of a group of teenagers who were shooting off fireworks on the 800 block of Largo Road.
On July 11, Sheriff Rick Ramsay sent Miami-Dade County officials a letter asking for a traffic study of Card Sound Road and offered his help in mitigating the serious and fatal crashes that have long plagued the road.
Experts looking into toxic algae outbreaks that have exploded in state waterways want to know if anyone has a proven, innovative cleanup strategy that can be used.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $16 million grant to Florida Keys Community College of Key West, Florida, to build a new training facility that will offer workforce training and apprenticeship prog…
A 39-year-old Homestead man and a 26-year-old Key West woman were arrested Tuesday night after they were found in possession of a large amount of drugs — amphetamines and pills.
The conceptual plans for Rowell’s Waterfront Park, located at MM 104.5 Bayside in Key Largo, were shown at an informal community meeting at Murray Nelson Government Center on Monday. The design took into consideration public comments from previous meetings on what would be most attractive to…
A 50-year-old Lake Worth, Florida man was arrested by Sheriff’s Office Deputies shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday after Florida City Police advised they were pursuing a black Jeep Liberty involved in hit-and-run crashes on the mainland.
The Sheriff’s Office community partners at the Ocean Reef Club in north Key Largo have alerted the Sheriff’s Office of an odd incident involving a man waving a cell phone in the middle of the road.
A 20-year-old Miami man who fled from Upper Keys Deputies on a motorcycle before getting lost and stopping in front of the Ocean Reef gate was arrested Sunday.
The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved spending $242,000 of Department of Environmental Protection Stewardship Grant funding for removal of Hurricane Irma marine debris from five plugged canals in unincorporated Monroe County.
The Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit Detectives were called to 218 Lignumvitae Drive in Key Largo at 7:54 a.m. Thursday regarding two males found dead in the residence.
For decades, Florida communities have battled invasive plants on land and water. These plants disrupt native ecosystems and livelihoods, and more arrive each year.
A 33-year-old Orlando, Florida man was arrested Monday afternoon for driving a pickup truck reported stolen out of Lake County, Florida with a tag reported stolen out of East Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
A 59-year-old Miami man died Saturday after being found unconscious in the water while snorkeling with family in 6- to 8-feet of water at the Grecian Dry Rocks off John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo.
The Florida Keys took the brunt of Hurricane Irma when it hit in 2017, filling the network of canals with debris and sediment along with widespread damage. The debris has been cleared and now the first of the 10-canal Hurricane Irma sediment removal projects is underway.
It is illegal and can be a felony to dump household appliances, construction materials, boats, trailers, RVs, and vegetative debris on County-owned vacant land and County rights-of-way and streets.
A 22-year-old woman was killed and a 27-year-old man was airlifted to a Miami hospital Thursday night after a car struck a sport utility vehicle parked on the side of the road at the Card Sound Road and State Road 905 intersection in north Key Largo.
Two Key Largo School students were taken to Mariners Hospital Wednesday afternoon after they reportedly ingested Xanax that was brought to the school and distributed by another student, the latter of whom was arrested.
On April 3, 2019, a group of law firms led by Morgan & Morgan filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for Southern District of Florida in Miami against opioid manufacturers and distributors on behalf of the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners. The lawsuit names Purdue Pharma…
A 20-year-old Homestead man arrested Monday night in Key Largo for exposing himself has been hit with additional charges for stealing thousands of dollars from a hotel on Feb. 14.
The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners met to discuss the current and future status of the Rate of Growth Ordinance (ROGO) for unincorporated Monroe County.
A 63-year-old Key Largo homeless man was arrested Friday night after he pointed a BB handgun at a group of juveniles while attempting to steal a bicycle from them.
The extensive hurricane repairs and new construction at the two baseball fields at Monroe County’s Harry Harris Park are near completion, enabling them to reopen by Friday, Feb. 1 – in time for the opening of Little League season.
Monroe County Commissioner Heather Carruthers, County Administrator Roman Gastesi and Monroe County Legislative Affairs Director Lisa Tennyson outlined the County’s state legislative priorities for the 2019 session at today’s Legislative Delegation meeting hosted by State Rep. Holly Raschein…