The popular and iconic Snappers Key Largo bar and restaurant on the ocean side of mile marker 94.5 became a monument to the damage Irma inflicted on the Upper Keys. But, it also became a symbol of Keys resiliency in the storm’s aftermath.
Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart disappeared after a deep-water dive in the Florida Keys in 2017. His body was found with the help of a remotely operated underwater vehicle and was recovered by a team of divers.
Monroe County Circuit Judge Luis Garcia sentenced a man who shot into a busy Key West crowd in March 2016, wounding three tourists, to 18 years in prison Wednesday. The man claimed self defense under Florida's controversial 'Stand Your Ground' law.
Coco, a nearly 9-foot-long manatee who got caught up in fishing line, was found in a canal alongside Coco Plum Drive in Marathon the day after researchers put out the call for help to the public in an effort to locate the hurt animal.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has voted to extend, for another 20 years, special protection status for the Research Natural Area within Dry Tortugas National Park, home to an abundance of important fishery species.
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