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A portion of the field of 310 swimmers begin the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Islamorada, Fla. The eight-mile roundtrip  open water swim, to-and-from Alligator Reef Lighthouse in the Florida Keys, serves as a fundraiser for local student college scholarships and to create awareness for the need to preserve six aging lighthouses off the Keys island chain.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Miami Swimmer Wins Open-Water Competition

A Miami man won an open- water swimming competition in the Florida keys which attracted hundreds of swimmers.

22 hours ago

A coast guard helicopter. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Diver In Key West

Coast Guard crews suspended their search Thursday for a man who’s boat was found submerged off Molasses Reef earlier this week.

08/07/2014

Alex Hare and his 90 lb. yellowfin tuna which he free gaffed off a dock in a canal in Islamorada.
(Source: Alex Hare)

Crazy Yellowfin Tuna Catch Captured On Camera In Florida Keys

Yellowfin tuna are normally a deepwater roaming fish found far offshore of land. But Sunday, a young Destin, Fla., fishing professional, vacationing in the Florida Keys, orchestrated an unorthodox catch of a yellowfin swimming lazily in a resort’s shallow-water oceanside boat basin in Islamorada.

CBS Miami–08/05/2014

Fabien Cousteau attends the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference on January 26, 2009 in Munich, Germany. DLD brings together global leaders and creators from the digital world. (Source: Sean Gallup/Getty Images for Burda Media)

Cousteau Ends ‘Mission 31′ In Florida Keys

Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau, is back on the surface Wednesday after spending a month in an underwater lab.

07/02/2014

Fabien Cousteau attends the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference on January 26, 2009 in Munich, Germany. DLD brings together global leaders and creators from the digital world. (Source: Sean Gallup/Getty Images for Burda Media)

Cousteau’s Underwater Visitors Include Painter

The grandson of ocean exploration pioneer Jacques Cousteau continues to live underwater as part of an experiment in the Florida Keys.

06/21/2014

(Source: Julie Botteri/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Florida Keys Woofstock Attracts Dog Lovers & Pooches

Thousands of dog lovers, many with their pooches, enjoyed a day of peace, paws and music during the weekend Woofstock Music Fair in the Florida Keys .

03/23/2014

Credit: Thinkstock

Islamorada Traffic Delays This Weekend

Travelers through the Florida Keys this weekend could get caught in some traffic delays.

CBS Miami–02/22/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Man Hurt After Falling Onto Boat Propeller

A Florida man was severely hurt in the Florida Keys trying to push a stuck boat.

CBS Miami–02/21/2014

"Kristi," left, and "Gizmo," two loggerhead sea turtles treated at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, swim to open water off Islamorada, Fla., after being released Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. At left is marine life artist Wyland, and at right, Richie Moretti, the hospital's founder and director. The Valentine's Day release also marked the launch of a cooperative fundraising venture between the Wyland Foundation and Save-A-Turtle, a Keys-based turtle protection organization. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Turtle Couple Released Off The Keys On Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air, and in the sea this Valentine’s Day, as a male and female loggerhead turtle were released together Friday off the Florida Keys.

02/14/2014

(Courtesy: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Islamorada Man Charged With Videotaping Teen

Monroe County deputies arrested an Islamorada man Friday, accused of clandestinely videotaping a teen.

CBS Miami–01/03/2014

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