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In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Dale LeClair, emerges from the Atlantic Ocean as the top individual finisher of the inaugural Alligator Reef Lighthouse Swim Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Islamorada, Fla. LeClair, 43, a Boca Raton, Fla., resident completed the 8-mile swim off the Florida Keys in 4 hours, 49 minutes and 37 seconds. The event attracted a field of 154 athletes who either swam in individual or two- and four-person relay teams. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/)

Boca Raton Woman Wins Inaugural Alligator Reef Lighthouse Swim

Endurance swimming is no easy feat. Athletes, on Saturday, gathered for an 8-mile swim to help raise awareness of the preservation of six aging lighthouses off the Florida Keys.


(Source: AP)

Spinal Cord Injury Patients To Swim With Dolphins

A group of patients with spinal cord injuries spent a day swimming with dolphins in the Florida Keys.

CBS Miami–09/06/2013

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Woman Dies On Keys Dive Trip

Afternoon exploring a Florida Keys reef ended Thursday in the death of a central Florida woman.


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Florida Woman Dies After Diving In Keys

A 54-year-old Florida woman, while diving with a group in the waters off the Keys, struggled and later died shortly after removing her scuba gear.



Keys Light Up The Sky With Fireworks

If you’re planning to hit the Keys for the Fourth of July be sure to check out the beachside barbecues, picnics, parades and world-class fireworks displays while you’re there.


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Fireworks To Light Up Keys Sky On Fourth Of July

If you’re to hit the Keys over the long July 4th holiday weekend, be sure to check out the beachside barbecues, picnics, parades and world-class fireworks displays while you’re there.


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July 4 Fireworks To Light Up The Florida Keys

Food, fun and fireworks are on tap in the Florida Keys during the July 4 holiday. Independence Day can be enjoyed all along the island chain with beachside barbecues, picnics, parades and world-class fireworks displays. Holiday visitors can explore their Keys celebration options here.

CBS Miami–06/30/2013

CBS4's Jim DeFede investigates into the hiring of a hitman to kill a wealthy realtor. (Source: CBS4)

Greed, Crime and Murder For Hire In The Keys

In December, retired Coast Guard commander Dennis Zecca was arrested by federal agents in Marathon. Accused of conspiring to buy 10 kilos of cocaine, he was also charged with hiring a hitman to kill one of the town’s biggest realtors.


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Wildlife Agency Looking Into Croc’s Death In Keys

Wildlife officials are looking for answers after a crocodile was found dead in Florida Bay.


(Source: : Erik Mohker, Coral Shores High School, courtesy RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program)

Great White Shark Hooked Off Keys Coast

Marine scientists from the University of Miami had a run-in with a rather infamous predator off the coast of the Keys on Monday.