Blaming the failure of the Florida Legislature to addressing a widening problem of out-of-control water damage claims by litigious homeowners, the state’s second-largest insurer, Citizens Property Insurance Corp., wants to increase rates.
Staff from the Early Learning Coalition, a nonprofit group dedicated to early care and education for children in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties, recently gave 400 books to youngsters during a ‘Read and Ride’ event aboard Miami-Dade County’s Metrorail.
A 35-year-old Key West man violated a court order that barred him from possessing firearms by riding around on his scooter with an assault rifle, pistol and 200 rounds of ammunition stashed in a guitar case and backpack, according to police.
Nelson Duarte, a 54-year-old Argentine cook who has been living in this country for 16 years, was on his way to work when Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy David Lariz stopped him on Truman Avenue for blocking an intersection at a light change.
Monroe County Sheriff's Department
Sheriff's deputy questions man's immigration status before calling Border Patrol
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Coast Guard rescues woman 35 miles south of Key West
Meteor burning up over the Florida Keys caught on dashcam