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FWC Officers John Conlin (L) and Mitchell Robb (R) captured this 8-foot Red Tail Boa Constrictor in a U-Haul truck in Key West. (Source: FWC)

FWC Officers Wrangle Large Snake From U-Haul Truck

A couple of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers turned into snake wranglers recently after responding to a call about a giant snake in a U-Haul rental truck in Key West.

CBS Miami–06/24/2014

A diver costumed as the "Cat in the Hat" shares an important message underwater in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on Sand Key Reef off Key West, Fla., during World Oceans Day Sunday, June 8, 2014. (Photo by Joe Berg/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Underwater Streaming Video Helps Educate About Ocean Conservation

It was World Oceans Day and to celebrate, divers in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary displayed underwater messages in front of a live-streaming video camera.

06/08/2014

Sean Fitzpatrick shows his enthusiasm as he creates his winning concoction during the Stoli Key West Cocktail Contest Saturday, May 31, 2014, in Key West, Fla., Fitzpatrick, a Provincetown, Mass., bartender defeated 11 other regional winners from LGBT bars around the U.S., with a colorful pineapple-and-ginger mixture served in lime-garnished glasses, inside hollowed-out pineapples. (Steve Panariello/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Massachusetts Bartender Creates Winning Key West Cocktail

When you think of Key West, what drink comes to mind? A Massachusetts bartender answered the question with a concoction that won a national contest staged on the island city’s Duval Street.

06/01/2014

A coast guard helicopter. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Repatriates 16 Cuban Migrants

The Coast Guard repatriated 16 Cuban migrants this week.

05/30/2014

A contestant in the Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta paddles his pirate ship Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Nearly two dozen teams staged the wacky "sink or swim" regatta. Rules required entrants to build a boat out of a 4-by-8-foot sheet of plywood, two 8-foot-long two-by-fours, a roll of duct tape, a pound of fasteners and epoxy paint. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

‘Sailors’ Steer Crazy Craft In Key West’s Minimal Regatta

Nearly two dozen teams staged a wacky “sink or swim” regatta on Sunday in Key West, attempting to keep plywood-and-duct-tape vessels afloat during the annual Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta.

05/26/2014

Kevin Ray Jones is charged with robbery and attempted murder. (Source: MDPD)

Keys Fugitive Arrested In Miami-Dade

A 50-year old man is behind bars, accused of robbing and trying to kill a woman in Key West earlier this year.

05/25/2014

Cruise Ship

Cruise Passenger Being Treated In Miami For Injury

A Swedish cruise passenger is being treated at a Miami hospital after suffering a head injury while aboard a cruise ship.

05/22/2014

(FILES) This November 25, 2009 photo shows the marker at the southernmost point in the continental US in Key West Florida.The marker is 90 miles (140 km) from Cuba.  AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Long Distance Swimmers To Circle Key West

Next month, dozens of long-distance swimmers will compete in an open-water swim around Key West.

05/18/2014

(AP)

Three People & Dog Rescued After Boat Capsizes

The Coast Guard crews rescued three people and their dog after their boat capsized.

05/17/2014

Yasuaki Yamashita (R) speaks about his experience as a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb with Clifton Truman Daniel (C), the oldest grandson of US President Harry S. Truman and Setsuko Thurlow (L) at an event October 17, 2012 bringing together atomic bomb survivors Thurlow and Yamashita and Daniel to promote peace and nuclear disarmament at the Japan Society in New York. Thurlow was a 13-year-old school girl who found herself near the hypocenter of the atomic blast that nearly destroyed Hiroshima, Yamashita was a 6-year-old boy in Nagasaki, the dropping of the atomic bomb was ordered by then US President Truman. The banner lists names of school children killed in Hiroshima from the atomic bomb. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Atomic Bomb Survivors Speak In Key West

The conversation in Key West this weekend will involve the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

05/17/2014

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