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An American crocodile. (Source: FWC)

Dog Attacked By Crocodile In Key Largo

A dog survived an attack by a crocodile in the Florida Keys.

05/14/2014

(Courtesy: Elvira Simonia)

Family Of Boating Accident Victim Files Lawsuit

The family of a young man who was killed in a boating accident has filed a lawsuit against the boat’s operator and multiple companies.

05/09/2014

(Courtesy: Elvira Simonia)

Viewing To Be Held For Victim Of Boating Accident Involving Radio DJ

Family members and friends are saying goodbye Tuesday to a 23-year-old man who was killed Sunday in a deadly boat accident on Sunday off Key Biscayne.

05/06/2014

Lazaro Mendez, know to his fans as DJ Laz, is the owner of the 40 foot vessel dubbed "Off The Air" and was operating it at the time of the accident.  (Source: CBS4)

Popular South Florida Radio DJ Involved In Deadly Boating Accident

A popular South Florida radio personality was behind the wheel of a boat involved in a deadly accident over the weekend in Key Biscayne.

05/05/2014

(Courtesy: Elvira Simonia)

Deadly Boat Day For Man Caught In Propeller

A Sunday boat day off the coast of Key Biscayne turned deadly for one boater.

05/04/2014

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

Endangered Florida Panther Struck, Killed By Vehicle On I-75

The body of a Florida panther was found on I-75 in Lee County near Ft. Myers. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said the three year old panther died after it was struck by a vehicle.

05/01/2014

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Boaters Warned Of “Flying” Fish

Florida wildlife officials are warning boaters on the Suwannee River to watch our for flying fish.

04/27/2014

University of Florida diving coach Donnie Craine died in a boating accident April 24, 2014.  Photo courtesy: gatorzone.com

UF Diving Coach Dies In Boating Accident

Friday is a sad day for University of Florida students as they mourn the loss of diving coach Donnie Craine. Craine died Thursday morning in a boating accident off the coast of Bokeelia, the school announced.

04/25/2014

A Lionfish swims in a display tank in the aquarium on the United Arab Emirate of Sharjah on August 6, 2008. The Lionfish is a voracious venomous sea predator that uses its stripped spines to corner its prey and swift reflexes to snatch them up and swallow them whole. (Photo credit: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Lionfish Ban Given Preliminary Approval In Florida

Underwater there is no denying their beauty. From their brilliant coloration to showy pectoral fins, lionfish are fascinating to watch but they’ve also caused ecological chaos in the waters off South Florida because they have no natural predators and they eat important indigenous fish. That’s why a new ban on imports of lionfish into Florida has won preliminary approval from the state’s wildlife commission.

CBS Miami–04/17/2014

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State Wildlife Officials Warn About Bears On The Prowl

A central Florida woman who was attacked by a bear outside her home has prompted state wildlife officials to issue a warning about bears on the move.

04/13/2014

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