| Apr 26, 2011
| 2:30 AM
Memo to crooks or wannabe offenders: Distinctive tattoos could lead to your arrest
Fernando Ovalle, 39, of Homestead, who is suspected of involvement in at least 19 of 35 recent thefts from unoccupied cars and trucks in the Upper Florida Keys, was...
| May 5, 2011
| 1:43 PM
State wildlife officers are investigating a possible encounter between two kayakers and an American crocodile near Key Largo.
As they paddled early Thursday morning in Sexton Cove, their kayak struck something in the water and overturned.
| May 6, 2011
| 11:44 AM
Miami, Florida -- Rescuers worked feverishly Friday to save a group of pilot whales who stranded themselves in shallow waters near the Florida Keys, officials said.
There were more than 16 pilot whales stranded in an area about 20 miles north of Key...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 1:55 PM
In life you are told to expect the unexpected, but the last thing I expected was to meet the love of my life so soon in life. I was working at a restaurant as a hostess while attending college, and I had just overcome the most difficult year of my life....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Aleyda Montes de Oca, 54, of Key Largo, claimed the $21 million Florida Lotto jackpot -- the biggest haul of the year so far -- from the drawing held on April 28.
The $21 million Lotto jackpot is a bit of a rarity nowadays. Seven of the eight other...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:30 AM
One Key Largo family missed the fireworks on the Fourth of July when they landed behind bars after a family shoplifting outing.
Three family members from Key Largo were arrested on the Fourth of July after they were caught with stolen merchandise...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The United States is banning the importation of four species of snakes and their eggs, the Interior Department announced Tuesday.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the ban -- which covers the Burmese python, the northern and southern African...
| Jan 14, 2012
It's only a week until the 100th anniversary of the inaugural journey of Henry Flagler's Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad, which arrived for the first time in Key West on Jan. 22, 1912.
The celebration will be in full swing this week in the Florida Keys,...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Whether you're craving seafood or steak, Pelican Cove Seafood Bar and Grill Restaurant in Abingdon has a diverse menu with items such as fresh oysters and mussels, Porter House steak and Key Largo Seafood Marinara, served with lump crabmeat, sautéed...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Extreme low water temperatures can have damaging effects on Florida’s fragile coral reefs similar to high temperatures feared from climate change, according to a new paper from University of Georgia scientists.
The study came in reaction to an...
| Jan 29, 2012
Maria C. "Titine" Esteves, who had been assistant human resources director at the Johns Hopkins University, was killed Jan. 22 in a head-on automobile collision on U.S. 1 in Key Largo, Fla.
The former Ellicott City resident, who was pronounced dead at...