Deputies in the Florida Keys arrested a Palm Beach man Thursday night, they say, after he smashed a wine glass in his girlfriend's face. She asked a stranger at a gas station for help when the boyfriend went inside to buy beer.
Law enforcement agencies are warning drivers to expect major delays on U.S. 1 over the three-day Memorial Day weekend. A heavy police presence is planned on the road and water. Wind and rain could dampen some planned festivities.
A Homestead man was arrested on animal cruelty charges after showing up at a Marathon animal shelter in February with 40 cats soaked in their own urine and feces and suffering from horrid conditions, the Monroe County State Attorney's Office said.
School Text Tips, a program developed by a Sugarloaf Key parent, allows for Keys students to text anonymous complaints or give tips about bullying, violence, suicide threats, drug possession and other teen troubles.
A man who was struck by a Conch Train tourist vehicle in Key West last week is to blame for the crash that happened when he darted out into the street against a red light, police said. Kurt McCord was hospitalized.
National Hurricane Center forecasters upped the chance for a preseason tropical storm or depression to develop in the Gulf of Mexico to 70 percent on Wednesday. Parts of South Florida already in danger of breaking monthly rainfall records could see more heavy rain.
Monroe County is starting a volunteer program called the Monroe Emergency Reserves Corps aimed at helping first responders, police and utilities following hurricanes and other disasters. To get people on board, the county will provide early re-entry tags after a storm to those who take the course.
A man reported the women missing to the United States Coast Guard around 2:30 a.m. He said he lost sight of them in Boot Key Harbor off Marathon in the Middle Keys after he said they jumped from his rowboat..
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority lost its legal fight to stop a Florida Keys pizza shop from using a logo the agency says too closely resembles its well-known sign. A U.S. Patent Office appeals board sided with the pizza shop this month.