Florida Keys

Spencer Slate, garbed as Santa Claus, scuba dives in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, off Islamorada, Fla. Each year, Slate dons the costume to provide underwater holiday photo opportunities for his dive shop customers as a fundraiser to sponsor Christmas gifts for a local children's charity.  (Frazier Nivens/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)


Scuba Diving Santa Submerges In Florida Keys Sanctuary

A Florida Keys version of Santa Claus ditched the sleigh and instead took to the sea.

12/20/2014

Bruce Cantrell and Jessica Fain break the world record for underwater living at the Jules Undersea Lodge in the Florida Keys.  (Source: Florida Keys News Bureau)

Underwater World Record Broken In Florida Keys

After 73 days living underwater, Roane state professors Jessica Fain and Bruce Cantrell surfaced the new world record holders.

12/15/2014

(Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Key Largo Man Charged After Pulling A Gun In Altercation

A Key Largo man has been charged with gun threat.

11/30/2014

Brian Sheppard (Courtesy: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies: Man Steals From Church While Doing Community Service

A Florida Keys man is charged with stealing from a local church while serving community hours.

11/27/2014

Canadians line up for a free Key lime pie slice from the Florida Keys Key Lime Pie Truck in downtown Toronto Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Funded by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council, the truck is rolling through Toronto and Hamilton through Friday, Nov. 28, to motivate Canadians to travel to the subtropical island destination through their taste buds. Each person receives a slice of pie along with a Key lime pie recipe card that includes the Florida Keys travel website and social media links. Photo by Juan Hernandez/Florida Keys News Bureau

Florida Keys Trying To Attract Canadians With Pie

The Florida Keys is trying to lure Canadian tourists with some of their signature pie.

11/27/2014

Bette Zirkelbach checks a Kemp's ridley sea turtle's heart rate Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Fla. The hospital received 30 cold-stunned Kemps ridley turtles to care for after they were rescued suffering hypothermia on a Cape Cod Bay, Mass., beach. The species is endangered, according to NOAA Fisheries. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Turtles Recovering At Florida Keys Facility

Staff at a Florida Keys based Turtle hospital are take care of 30 endangered sea turtles suffering from hypothermia.

11/26/2014

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Hit Man Email Scam Circulating In The Fla. Keys

Authorities said Florida Keys residents need to be on the lookout for scary emails claiming to come from a “professional hit man.”

11/20/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Monroe County Detectives Investigating Boat Related Thefts  

A number of boating accessory thefts have been reported throughout Marathon.

11/17/2014

Mark Haines (Source: Facebook)

LGBT Leader Dies After Being Hit By Vehicle In Keys

A prominent LGBT leader from Fort Lauderdale died Friday night after he was hit by a car in the Florida Keys.

11/15/2014

Competitors in the Key Largo Bridge Run crowd the northbound lane of a portion of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in Key Largo, Fla. The event attracted 771 participants who competed in 5K, 10K or half-marathon divisions. During the run, traffic from the Keys to the South Florida mainland was diverted to an alternate route. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys New Bureau/HO)

Hundreds Take On The Key Largo Bridge Run

Nearly 800 runners laced up their shoes and took on the sixth annual Key Largo Bridge Run on Saturday.

11/08/2014

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