A 32-year-old Hialeah Gardens, Florida man wielding a sledgehammer did thousands of dollars in damage to vehicles and residences Sunday afternoon whilst trying to kill “demons” he believed were tormenting him.
It took the Florida Legislature seven years to adopt a 2019 property insurance reform bill eliminating the “one-way” attorney fee provision in the state’s
A 31-year-old Miami-Dade County man was arrested Monday by Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives following an investigation into high-end marine GPS electronics thefts that would not have been possible without the help of one local citizen and partnerships with the Broward and Palm Beach…
A contractor for the Florida Department of Transportation will be closing the Snake Creek Bridge at Mile Marker 85 from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) held a public information meeting on Tuesday January 21 to reveal the results of a project study to widen the turnpike locally. The study began in the fall of 2017.
A third man was arrested Wednesday in the early morning Dec. 25 melee that occurred on the 200 block of Burton Drive in Tavernier that left four people hospitalized.
There are multiple events taking place this weekend and later this month that the Sheriff’s Office expects will impact traffic. Plan accordingly and take note the times and days of events. Anyone reading this is urged to share the information with friends, neighbors, coworkers as well as on …
Researchers at the University of Florida, in partnership with The Florida Aquarium, have discovered a novel method of culturing long-spined sea urchins, a species that is ecologically vital to the Florida Keys’ vulnerable coral reefs.
The Card Sound Toll Annual Pass is available for purchase at the Monroe County Building Department Office in the Visitor’s Center at the Ocean Reef Club on Tuesdays through Thursdays through Dec. 18 and then from Dec. 30 through Jan. 30.
The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) discussed and directed staff to expedite the analysis and modeling of the Stillwright Point neighborhood in Key Largo to determine the recommended road adaptations, cost, and related policy decisions in the Road Vulnerability Analysis.
A Cutler Ridge man and a Florida City woman were arrested Tuesday after they were stopped on the Stretch with multiple cases of Red Bull stolen from the Winn-Dixie in Key Largo.
Living in this area means you have all manner of water activities close by; boating, fishing, jet skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, parasailing, scuba, snorkeling, swimming, or just splashing about in shallow water. A new activity or perhaps even a profession has been added to the line-up w…
In August of 2019, federal environmental regulators disclosed a controversial proposal to be enacted in the Florida Keys in order to protect corals and marine life. These new proposals entail eight no-fishing zones, a regulation on the boats on which many people reside near shore, along with…
Four of seven men arrested in 2017 for illegally harvesting 320 lobsters and other marine life from Marathon waters over two days have been ordered to jail followed by lengthy terms of probation.
First Baptist Church of Key Largo is again sponsoring the 7th Annual Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Packing Party for Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child.
Florida will pay $2.4 million to a sugar grower as part of an effort to clean and shift water south from Lake Okeechobee through the Everglades.
A 26-year-old Key Largo inmate trustee serving a 180 sentence in Monroe County jail in Marathon for a fraud conviction attempted to run away from his work detail at the Florida Keys Marathon International Airport Tuesday
Upper Keys traffic advisory for First State Bank Key Largo Bridge Run on Nov. 9. There are some changes this year to the annual First State Bank Key Largo Bridge Run Half Marathon & 4 Mile Run/Walk to be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 that will effect traffic.
FEMA has approved $25,697,214 for the State of Florida to help numerous south Florida communities defray the costs of responding to and cleaning up from Hurricane Irma under FEMA's Public Assistance Program.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man Monday morning who was stranded on Molasses Key overnight after his wife left in their boat with the intentions of returning, but never did as their vessel broke down sending her adrift.
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.