Florida Keys

Bicycle (Source:LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Wounded Warriors Cycle Towards Rehabilitation

The Wounded Warrior Project Soldier ride kicked off from Ocean Drive Thursday, with dozens of veterans cycling towards rehabilitation.

01/08/2015

Collegiate swimmers leap off the starting blocks for the 50-meter women's freestyle event  Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the Orange Bowl Swimming Classic in Key Largo, Fla. Michigan placed first in the women's division while West Virginia University won the men's division. The event, staged at the Jacobs Aquatic Center, was the highlight of the winter collegiate swimming training season in the Florida Keys. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Michigan, West Virginia Tops At Keys Swim Meet

The Florida Keys hosted the Orange Bowl Swimming Classic Saturday.

01/03/2015

A small plane landed short of the runway in the Florida Keys on January 3, 2015, ending up in salt ponds with passengers on board

Plane Lands Short Of Runway In Florida Keys, 6 On Board

A small plane landed short of the runway in the Florida Keys on Saturday, ending up in salt ponds with passengers on board.

01/03/2015

William Lee Jones, left, and Aaron Huntsman, right, leave the Monroe County Clerk of the Court's office after completing a marriage license application Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Huntsman are planning on receiving their license just after midnight Monday, Jan. 5 and getting married immediately afterwards. In July 2014, after Huntsman and Jones filed suit protesting Florida's 2008 ban on same-sex marriage, Keys Judge Luis Garcia ruled the ban was discriminatory and unconstitutional. A state appeal held up the couple's marriage plans until U.S. Judge Robert Hinkle ruled Florida clerks can issue licenses to same-sex couples beginning after midnight Monday. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Key West Men to Get Keys’ First Same-Sex Marriage License

The first same-sex marriage license in the Florida Keys will be issued soon after two Key West men, acclaimed as pioneers in Florida’s fight for same-sex marriage equality completed their paperwork Friday.

01/02/2015

A dachshund portraying a racehorse, trots down Duval Street in Key West, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, during the annual Key West Dachshund Walk. The event preludes four warm-weather takeoffs on New York City's Times Square ball drop. Celebrants can choose to watch a female impersonator in a large red high heel shoe; a huge manmade conch shell, descend outside a bar; a replica Key lime wedge splash into a gigantic margarita glass and a pirate wench "drop" from atop a sailing vessel's mast. (Steve Panariello/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Dachshund Walk Is Canine Kickoff To Key West New Year’s Eve

America’s southernmost island went to the dogs New Year’s Eve, when about 175 short-legged, long-bodied canines and their owners staged the 10th annual Key West Dachshund Walk.

12/31/2014

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

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