Florida Keys prosecutors filed formal murder and sexual battery charges against a Marathon man in connection with a woman found strangled to death in the woods the day before Thanksgiving. Detectives struggled for days to identify the victim.
A Chinese national, Zhao Qianli, was indicted Friday on six counts of photographing and sketching defense installations in Key West without permission from the commanding officer. He pleaded not guilty in court.
The Islamorada Village Council voted 4-1 last month to write a letter to the Trump White House urging clemency for a local man who was given seven life sentences for smuggling cocaine in the late 1980s.
A Florida City woman was charged with aggravated assault without intent to kill and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after attacking a coworker with a hammer at Lobster Trap Art in Islamorada, cops say.
Dozens of sea turtles found in dangerously cold ocean waters off New England were flown to the Florida Keys to recover after being exposed to hypothermic conditions. Once they are healthy enough, they will be released in warmer Florida waters.
Southbound Florida’s Turnpike Exit 16 ramp to Southwest 152nd Street and Southwest 117th Avenue opened in a new location starting Tuesday, Dec. 11 as Exit 18, about a mile north as part of widening project.
A Key Largo hair salon owner was busted in an undercover sting operation selling drugs, cops say. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office detectives say he sold an informant an ounce of cocaine from inside his Florida Keys shop
A Marathon man who is a registered sex offender in Missouri was arrested Saturday night after Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies found alcohol and two teenage girls in the car he was riding in. The man denied the charge.
The city of Key West will consider banning the sale of certain sunscreens that contain chemicals experts say are dangerous to the coral reef. But the industry is fighting back, saying the science the anti-sunscreen people are using is weak.
Sean Brandenburg is the new police chief of Key West. He was sworn in on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, outside the city’s police station. Donie Lee, who retired from the job Dec. 3, pinned the chief’s badge on Brandenburg.