| Apr 23, 2013
| 12:21 PM
An Islamorada homeowner called the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday with an interesting concern: A nine-foot long crocodile appeared to be nesting in her yard, Deputy Becky Herrin said.
Deputies and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Juan Zigler allegedly handed clerks at the Marathon post office a garbled threatening note on which he wrote that he would “blow up the hole Florida Keys” on Friday, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:36 AM
Wlliam Britt's landlord in Cudjoe Key had evicted him earlier this month because of a lack of sanitation and cleanliness. As the landlord helped Britt move out of the Cudjoe Key residence, he noticed some kiddie porn in one of the boxes, according to a...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Allison Marie Peryam, 26, the Monroe County sheriff's daughter is accused from stealing from The Home Depot in Key West, where she had been employed, reports The Florida Keys News,.
A loss prevention manager told cops that Peryam had printed copies...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Hurricane Sandy dropped in strength to a Category 1 storm as it pounded the Bahamas with battering winds and rain on Friday, sweeping over the island chain after killing 21 people across the Caribbean and posing a menacing threat to the U.S. East Coast....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Detectives busted Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Jaime Miranda Saturday night after they say he purchased drugs from an undercover operative while on duty, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
Acting on information...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Technology is not always your friend.
Deputies were finally able to arrest a second suspect from a high speed motorcycle chase in the Florida Keys last Tuesday. The two cyclists are accused of passing numerous cars in no passing zones and speeding...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:28 AM
Dispatchers received reports of a man disrupting traffic, hitting cars and threatening passersby in Islamorada, according to a Monroe County Sheriff's Office news release.
When the deputy arrived he saw two occupied vehicles stopped at a corner and a...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:53 AM
Though looking a little ragged, Tropical Storm Isaac continued its trek west across the Caribbean early Friday on a course that should take it over parts of Hispaniola today and Cuba starting on Saturday.
It also remains on a projected track that would...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:00 AM
MARATHON — Retired truck driver Norm "Runaway Grandpa" Dille arrived at the old Seven Mile Bridge for his daily ritual. He walked about half a mile roundtrip before plunking down in a green plastic chair to gaze at nature's beauty and at Henry...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:57 PM
The Trayvon Martin case has generated thousands of news stories and scores of speeches and public proclamations. Sometimes the facts get confused. Here are a few examples:
The Volusia County Medical Examiner refused to release Trayvon's body to his...