Florida Keys

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The Keys Could See Its First Wal-Mart In The Next Few Years

A trip down to the Keys is often accompanied with a visit to a few staples; Alabama Jacks, the Tiki Bar, Shell World and soon visitors may be able to add one more to the list–retail giant Wal-Mart.

04/09/2015

Monroe County Sheriff's deputies arrested 37-year old Jason Vest on Wednesday, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (Courtesy: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Man Accused Of Shooting Another With A Flare Gun

A man who allegedly shot at another man using a flare gun is under arrest.

04/02/2015

Burn Victim Jose Gonzalez (Source: CBS4)

Burn Victim: “I Am A Useless Man On A Bed”

A burn victim is speaking out for the first since his truck was set on fire—with him sleeping inside—in the parking lot of a bar in the Keys nearly two years ago.

03/24/2015

Royal Caribbean International's Liberty of the Seas  (Source: CBS4)

Search Continues For Missing Cruise Ship Passenger

The search continues for a man who fell from a cruise ship about 20 miles off the coast of the Keys.

03/24/2015

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad "swims" Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, during her one-woman play that re-creates her 111-mile Cuba-to-Key West swim in a Key West, Fla., theater near the beach where she concluded the record-setting feat in September 2013. "Onward! The Diana Nyad Story," written and performed live by Nyad, opened Thursday night at The Studios of Key West and continues there through Sunday, Feb. 22. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Diana Nyad Stages Show in Key West About Cuba-­To­-Keys Swim

Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad is staging a theatrical presentation this week about her 111-mile swim from Cuba to Key West, on the island where she completed the near-impossible athletic feat.

02/20/2015

VisitIthica.com urges would be tourists to go to the Keys instead.  (Source: VisitIthica.com)

Ithaca Website “Surrenders” To Cold, Recommends Going To Florida Keys Instead

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter KEY WEST (CBSMiami) – Snowbirds already know that when it’s too cold up north, fly south for the winter. Now, a destination tourism office in update New York is also spreading the word […]

CBS Miami–02/16/2015

(Source: Florida Keys News Bureau)

Boston Commuters Get Taste of Giant Florida Keys Dessert

Bostonians got a taste of the Florida Keys Thursday, when free portions of a huge Key lime pie were served at Boston’s South Station.

02/05/2015

View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacterium --which reduces mosquito transmitted diseases such as dengue and chikungunya by shortening adult lifespan, affect mosquito reproduction and interfere with pathogen replication-- at the Oswaldo Cruz foundation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 2, 2014. The mosquitoes, when released, are expected to quickly infiltrate the insect population and stop the spread of the disease. Small-scale trials have already been conducted in communities in northern Australia.   (Courtesy: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mixed Feelings Over GMO Mosquitoes In The Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if the Food and Drug Administration approves it

01/28/2015

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Millions Of GMO Insects Could Be Released In Florida Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.

01/25/2015

Bella Mente, skippered by Hap Fauth, sails to an overall IRC 1 class victory Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta in Key West, Fla. The five-day regatta off the Florida Keys attracted 114 entries that were divided into 10 classes.  (Ken Stanek/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Bella Mente Wins Championship At Key West Regatta

Bella Mente, with Minneapolis skipper Hap Fauth at the helm, won the IRC 1-class championship Friday at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta off the Florida Keys.

01/23/2015

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