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July 4, 2014: A boating accident off of Dinner Key killed four people.  (Source: CBS4)

Rescue Calls Paint Chilling Picture Of Fourth Of July Boating Accident

Family and friends are mourning the loss of four people killed July 4 in a boating accident as officials investigate how the accident occurred.

07/07/2014

July 4, 2014: A boating accident off of Dinner Key killed four people.  (Source: CBS4)

FWC: Four Dead After Boat Collision Off Dinner Key

Four people are dead after a three boat crash off Dinner Key Saturday morning, according to sources.

07/05/2014

Indian Speckled Cobra (Source: Kamalnv/Wikipedia.org)

Woman In Critical Condition After Being Bitten By Cobra At Wildlife Sanctuary

While cleaning a cage, an employee at a wildlife sanctuary was bitten by a cobra, wildlife officials said.

06/26/2014

Dave Hutchinson airbrushes a huge lionfish Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, in Key West, Fla. The fish replica is slated to roll down Key West's Duval Street in a Saturday, Oct. 29, parade that is to highlight the island city's annual 10-day Fantasy Fest costuming and masking festival that began Friday, Oct. 21. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

State Bans Importation Of Lionfish

A ban on importing lionfish for the aquarium trade has been given final approval by Florida wildlife officials.

06/18/2014

Mother of the panther kitten on the day she was released into the wild. (Source: FWC)

16th Florida Panther Dies After Car Collision

Another Panther has died in Florida after being hit by a car on Thursday, making it the 16th panther death in the state for 2014.

06/12/2014

Lionfish

FWC Unveils ‘Report Florida Lionfish’ App

Due to the fact that lionfish in the Atlantic don’t have predators, eat whatever fits in their mouths, and are naturally fast-breeders, wildlife officials encourage people to catch as many as possible. Now, there’s an app for that.

05/28/2014

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Boater Dies After Jumping Into Lake To Save Dog

rews found the body of a 70-year old man who died while trying to save a dog that jumped overboard.

05/25/2014

Missing Kayaker Dania Beach (Source: Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Resumes Search For Missing SC Kayaker

Search crews continued their efforts, Saturday, to locate a missing kayaker who left from a park Thursday in Dania Beach.

05/24/2014

Go Fishing With Him

Recreational Red Snapper Season Opens In Florida Waters

Red Snapper season has officially started in the Gulf Of Mexico.

05/24/2014

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FWC Offers Safe Boating Tips For Memorial Weekend

Florida wildlife officials are pushing for safe boating this Memorial Day weekend.

05/24/2014

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