Sterile flies used to combat screwworm in Key Deer
In the coming weeks, swarms of sterile screwworm flies will blanket parts of the Middle Keys, an army of millions manufactured in Panama to combat an outbreak of the flesh-eating pest attacking the islands’ beloved Key deer.
Sterile flies used to combat screwworm in Key Deer
What happens in a rape kit exam?
Rattlesnake swims in Florida Keys
U.S. Coast Guard cutter seizes nearly 7 tons of cocaine and rescues sea turtle
Couple lives in tent next to their destroyed trailer
First manatee released in Key Largo post Hurricane Irma
Residents survey damage on Big Pine Key following Hurricane Irma
Residents return to Summerland Key after Hurricane Irma
Coast Guard rescues Navy pilot from waters southeast of Key West
Sheriff's deputy questions man's immigration status before calling Border Patrol
Monroe deputy asks immigrant hit by car: 'You illegal?'
Coast Guard rescues woman 35 miles south of Key West
Meteor burning up over the Florida Keys caught on dashcam
A sexual assault evidence kit contains forensic evidence gathered from a victim's body during an intrusive, hours-long examination. Testing kits can find DNA evidence used to identify rapists, boost prosecutions or exonerate the falsely accused.
Ted Wilson, a captain with the Islamorada Fishing Guide, came across a five-foot Eastern diamondback rattlesnake swimming in the waters near the Florida Keys. The Eastern diamondback is the heaviest though not the longest venomous snake in the Americas and the largest rattlesnake.
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis boat crew members rescue a sea turtle from entanglement in cocaine bales adrift in the Eastern Pacific, Nov. 19, 2017. The rescue was conducted during the cutter crew's 68-day law enforcement patrol.
Lori Jones and her boyfriend, Kim Kenney, pose for a picture outside their tent at Castaways RV Park, at Father Tony Way & Avenue C in Big Pine Key on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Lori and Kim have been living in a tent next to their trailer that was destroyed during Hurricane Irma.
On Thursday, September 28, manatee Rebellion was released back to its natural waters, in the same area where he was rescued, after successfully undergoing rehabilitation at Miami Seaquarium. On April 13, 2017, a male manatee was rescued from Buttonwood Sound in Key Largo having suffered from propeller wounds and fractured ribs. After receiving treatment at Miami Seaquarium for four months, Rebellion currently weighs 400 pounds and is seven feet long. The staff at the park named him Rebellion because he is very spunky.
Danielle VanHoven arrives at her father's devastated home in Big Pine Key on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Residents were allowed to return to their homes today a week after Hurricane Irma struck the Florida Keys.
Joann and Joe Ferrero return to their home in Summerland Key on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, the first day residents were allowed back in following Hurricane Irma. Their home, a trailer that had survived for 65 years, was completely destroyed by the storm.
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.
Marcos Antonio Huete, 31, was on his bicycle in Key West when he was reportedly hit by a pickup truck on his way to work. A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy called to the scene approached to ask for his immigration status before offering him medical care. Univision obtained recently-released body cam footage of the incident which aired on May 23, 2017, and was reported on by Patricia Hurtado de Mendoza.
Monroe County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Evan Calhoun’s dashcam captured video of a meteor late Tuesday night while he was working in the Lower Keys, on Big Pine Key. NOTE: You will see it appear from the upper left hand top. The video is edited to show the meteor twice.
Family of Canadian filmmaker file lawsuit The family of world-renowned underwater filmmaker, Rob Stewart, filed a wrongful death suit against several individuals and companies, Monday, March 28, 2017. Stewart died after a late January underwater film shoot off of Islamorada went terribly wrong and he couldn't be found after surfacing from a third dive. Three days later, after a massive search, his body was found, more than 220 feet below the water, and about 300 feet from where he was last seen on the surface. He was 37.
Former President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn help his great-grandchildren and staff members of the Marathon Turtle Hospital carry Salty, a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle, to be released at Sombrero Beach in Marathon Friday. Carter, who has vacationed in the Keys in the past, and about 40 of his family members are vacationing here.
Motorists who speed a little bit through selected school zones on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway during the holidays might just get an onion from the Grinch instead of a traffic citation. Wednesday, Monroe County Sheriff's Office Col. Lou Caputo donned the Grinch costume and aimed a radar gun accompanied by other officers.
Video courtesy: Monroe County Tourist Development Council