| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Two South Florida doctors involved in a pill mill operation that collected $40 million and dispensed more than 20 million pain pills within two years are facing charges in the deaths of nine people, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Officials say the...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:44 PM
In the 1960s, the space program was hot but so was underwater exploration. Jacques Cousteau not only spread the word on ocean science, but he helped design underwater laboratories where scientists could live full-time.
More than 60 labs were set up...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Here's what to do if you encounter a giant Burmese python, such as the one recently discovered in the Everglades. First, don't panic. Second, call 1-888-IveGot1, a hotline set up by The Nature Conservancy for reporting sightings of pythons, boa...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Deputies were called when Jason Gordon Youngblood, a man from Utah claiming to be a Special Forces soldier, allegedly sat in a Key Largo resort's pool with all his clothes on and was uncooperative with the hotel's security who were trying to get him out...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:19 PM
So, Florida had a big snake hunt. It was kind of like a slithering pigeon shoot. You see, a while ago, there were those folks who decided that it would be fun to own Burmese pythons.
They bought them illegally, and when they realized that their cats...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Hurry up and slow down. That's one way to look at a road trip. You don't hop a plane and zip off halfway around the world. You slide in behind the wheel and get a grip, you feel the planet, you experience the travel. Travel becomes part of the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:43 AM
The owner of a Ford F150 truck told a deputy that he had been helping a friend move Tuesday evening at the Key Largo RV Park when a woman stopped by and asked him for his name. After they spoke, the man went back to helping his friend move. When he turned...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:13 PM
The upper Keys will hold a series of beer-and-wine events the weekend of April 4 for their second annual Key Largo Brew on the Bay.
On Thursday, drink homemade suds at the festival's homebrewing competition held at Doc's Diner, which will serve tapas...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Let the good tidings flow. Today on my blog, OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish, I am kicking off a little liquid merriment for the season. Welcome to the test kitchen's "12 shots of Christmas." Drink responsibility and always have a designated reindeer to drive...
| Nov 23, 2012
Connie Wald, an elegant matriarch of old Hollywood known for the low-key dinner parties she held for friends like Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn, died of natural causes Nov. 10 at her Beverly Hills home. She was 96.
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:57 AM
Sometimes the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
A deputy noticed three men entering and exiting a Key Largo marine construction business and loading scrap metal onto a trailer, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office....