Monroe County

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Monroe County Monitors Tropical Storm Erika

Along with the rest of South Florida, Monroe County officials are preparing for the possible impacts of Tropical Storm Erika.


Florida Spiny Lobster (Source: CBS4)

Rules & Safety Come First For Lobster Mini-Season In Keys

Divers planning on heading south for the two day lobster mini-season this week should take some time to familiarize themselves with do’s and don’ts of bug hunting in the Keys.


Neighbors and other family members joined rescue teams in an attempt to save those in the burning home but the flames and smoke was too much.. (Courtesy of Donna Rapado)

Fatal Keys Fire Serves As Tragic Lesson

Days after a flash fire tore through a home in the Keys, killing a mother and her two younger children, the 911 call from the mother’s eldest daughter has been released, which a fire marshal hopes will serve as a tragic lesson for all.


The second story is so badly burned it left nothing but a charred shell. (Courtesy of Donna Rapado)

Grandmother Recalls Mom & Young Kids Killed In House Fire

Investigators may be closer Monday to figuring out what sparked the fire which killed a mother and two of her young children in the Keys over the weekend.


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Body Found On Sailboat Off Key West

Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies are trying to find out what happened to a person found dead on a sailboat.


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A Wild Chase And Shooting In The Florida Keys

On January 20th, just before midnight, a call came into the 911 command center for Monroe County.


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Monroe Deputies Warn Of Scam That Ends In Theft

Detectives are warning business owners about a scam which led to the theft of a Key Largo business.


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.


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Deputies Identify Alleged Burglar Using Logged In Facebook

Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies were able to identify a burglary suspect after the teen allegedly left a computer in the home logged into his Facebook account.


Courtroom Jury Box Generic (Source: CBS4)

Access To Florida Online Court Records Varies By Hierarchy

Florida’s clerks of court are leading the nation in making electronic state court records available to the public online.