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Aaron Huntsman, left, and William Lee Jones, right, embrace during a celebration Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Hunstman and about 100 other people marked a  Florida Keys judge's ruling overturning Florida's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge. But an appeal by the Florida Attorney General's office changed the couple's plans to get married.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Florida Keys Residents Celebrate Gay Marriage Ruling

Nearly 100 people gathered in a Key West nightclub Thursday night to celebrate as a Florida Keys judge legalized same-sex marriage in Monroe County. The county encompasses the entire island chain.

07/17/2014

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Cuban Exiles To Launch Flotilla Protesting Putin

A group of cuban exiles are headed out to sea Saturday in protest of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Cuba.

07/12/2014

Divers complete deploying a huge American flag Friday, July 4, 2014, on the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, a former military troop transport and missile-tracking ship scuttled more than five years ago off Key West, Fla., in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary as an artificial reef. The 30- by 40-foot flag, formerly flew at a Morris, Illinois, memorial park for Sept. 11, 2001, New York City terrorists' attack victims. But the flag was scheduled for retirement after being badly tattered by weather. It was to be retired after being tattered by weather, but  Morris attorney Scott Belt conceived the idea of mending the flag and unfurling it on the Vandenberg.  (Joe Berg/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Divers Deploy 9/11 Memorial Flag on Key West Shipwreck

Divers in the Florida Keys decided to honor their country on July 4th by attaching a 9/11 memorial flag to a historic shipwreck.

07/05/2014

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

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