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Bette Zirkelbach checks a Kemp's ridley sea turtle's heart rate Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Fla. The hospital received 30 cold-stunned Kemps ridley turtles to care for after they were rescued suffering hypothermia on a Cape Cod Bay, Mass., beach. The species is endangered, according to NOAA Fisheries. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Turtles Recovering At Florida Keys Facility

Staff at a Florida Keys based Turtle hospital are take care of 30 endangered sea turtles suffering from hypothermia.

11/26/2014

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Hit Man Email Scam Circulating In The Fla. Keys

Authorities said Florida Keys residents need to be on the lookout for scary emails claiming to come from a “professional hit man.”

11/20/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Monroe County Detectives Investigating Boat Related Thefts  

A number of boating accessory thefts have been reported throughout Marathon.

11/17/2014

Roger Hall said two men tried pawning him some old coins that they unknowingly had stolen from him. (Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Thieves Try Pawning Coins Back To Owner

A Marathon man claims two men tried to pawn him some historic coins that just so happened to belong to him.

11/14/2014

Contestants in the Keys Fisheries Stone Crab Eating Contest  crack claws and suck down their meat to determine the winner who consumes 25 claws in the fastest time Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Marathon, Fla. About 40 percent of Florida's average 2.6-million-pound stone crab claw harvest comes from waters off the Florida Keys. It is also a renewable resource as fishermen harvest only legal-size claws and the crab is returned to the water to grow new extremities. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Stone Crab Lovers Get Crackin’ In Florida Keys

It was all about the stone crab in the Florida Keys this weekend.

10/18/2014

Miguel Herrera (Left), Gabriel Herrada (Center), Shadow Franco (Right). All three were charged with  aggravated stalking and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
(Courtesy of Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Three Men, Teen Accused Of Stalking Marathon Couple

Four men were arrested Monday morning after a Marathon couple called police and said they were being harassed and stalked.

09/29/2014

Staff at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Fla., examine Sapphire. (Source:  Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Fla. Keys Rescued Turtle Heading To New Home On The West Coast

A loggerhead sea turtle recovering its strength from a possible boat injury is leaving its Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital after more than a year for its new permanent home.

09/24/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Keys Woman Claims She Was Attacked While Walking Dog

A Marathon woman claims she was attacked Sunday morning while walking her dog.

09/21/2014

Keys Aquarium Encounters

Keys Aquarium Offers Up Close Encounters With Marine Wildlife

A newly opened aquarium in Marathon is offering visitors the chance to immerse themselves, touch, feel and feed marine wildlife.

08/30/2014

(Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies: Sword-Wielding Man Attacks Brother-In-Law

Monroe County authorities arrested a man accused of attacking his brother-in-law with a sharp-edged weapon, deputies say may be a sword.

05/25/2014

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