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Florida Keys

Tourists Die In Three Keys Snorkeling Incidents

A trio of tourists died in three separate snorkeling incidents in the Keys on Monday.


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Phone Scam Costs Ocean Reef Man Thousands

An Ocean Reef resident paid thousands to bail his grandson out of jail—but two money orders later, he realized the whole thing was a hoax.


A pelican is recuperating after its pouch was slashed and its wing was hacked off. (Source: cbs4)

Local Vet Rehabilitates Pelican, Amid Search For Culprits

A South Florida vet is helping rehabilitate a pelican found with his pouch slashed and his wing hacked off.


A pelican is recuperating after its pouch was slashed and its wing was hacked off. (Courtesy: South Florida Veterinarian Don Harris )

Pelicans Turning Up With Slashed Pouches, Missing Wings

Florida Wildlife officials are searching for a person or people who slashed a number of pelicans’ pouches and hacked their wings off.


Kayla Gregg (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Keys Stripper To Cop: Drugs In My Purse Are For My Back

A Key West stripper found passed out in her car on the side of the road in Sugarloaf Key told a sheriff’s deputy that the illegal drugs in her purse were for her back pain.


Mario Salazar (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Second Man Sought In Beating, Robbery Of Keys Homeless Man

Sheriff’s deputies in the lower Keys are trying to track down a second man who beat and robbed a homeless man in Bernstein Park on Stock Island.


Duglas Hernandez Morel (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Homestead Man Charged With Kidnapping, Rape Of Woman

More charges are expected to be filed against a Homestead man who reportedly kidnapped a woman and repeatedly raped her.


Stephan Brewer (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Oregon Sex Offender Picked Up In The Keys

A sex offender wanted in Oregon was captured in the Upper Keys.


Robert Schminky

Deputies: Key Largo Man Savagely Beats Wife Before Shootout With Cops

A Key Largo man is in jail Wednesday night, accused of beating his wife so severely with a shotgun he broke the gun on her, before leading authorities on a chase that ended with an injured deputy.


Agustin Rodriguez, 37, and Dayro Alonso, 35, were arrested for allegedly stealing a flatbed trailer in Marathon. (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Two Hialeah Men Arrested For Stealing Flatbed Trailer

Two Hialeah men are facing grand theft charges after they allegedly drove a semi- truck to Marathon and used it to steal a large flatbed trailer.