Monroe County Sheriff

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Man Dies While Snorkeling In Florida Keys

An Illinois man died while snorkeling in the Florida Keys on Tuesday, authorities said.


Monroe County Sheriff's deputies arrested 37-year old Jason Vest on Wednesday, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (Courtesy: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Man Accused Of Shooting Another With A Flare Gun

A man who allegedly shot at another man using a flare gun is under arrest.


Major Lou Caputo of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, costumed as the Grinch, wields a radar gun while monitoring traffic speeds in a school zone on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, in Marathon, Fla. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Grinch’s Gift May Have Keys Drivers In Tears

Santa knows who’s been naughty and nice and if you land on the bad list, usually it’s a lump of coal in your stocking. But in the Florida Keys, it’s not coal, but an onion given to some drivers.

CBS Miami–12/18/2013

(Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Miami Man Dies While Boating In Key Largo

Police are investigating the death of a Miami man who was on a boating trip in Key Largo.

CBS Miami–09/01/2013

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Scuba Diver Dies Off Plantation Key

A Pennsylvania man died while scuba diving offshore of Plantation Key, Thursday.



West Palm Man Dies Snorkeling Off Key West

A West Palm Beach man died Saturday while snorkeling offshore of Key West.


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Keys Energy Worker Dies In Big Pine Key

Monroe County deputies said a Keys Energy Services worker was electrocuted while working on the roof of a home in the Florida Keys Thursday night.

CBS Miami–08/31/2012