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Authorities in the Florida Keys are searching for a man who went missing during a boating trip. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office reports that the U.S. Coast Guard detected 40-year-old Jay Wesley Rydberg's emergency beacon May 14 at 4:13 a.m. During a...
Tags: U.S. Coast Guard, Key West
Domingo Rosillo del Toro, Wright Brothers, Key West to Havana flight It was a time when aviation was in its earliest stages, when it took guts just get in a plane, let alone fly over 90 miles of open water. But tempted by a competition with $10,000 in...
Will Florida's precious coastal treasures — undeveloped coastal areas — be lost by an anti-solar stroke of the Florida Public Service Commission's pen? It doesn't look good. Anyone who believes in more, not fewer, energy choices or local...
Backed by the president of the state Senate, a small Florida county is challenging the state's tourism industry over how it can spend its hotel taxes. Okaloosa County, a coastal Panhandle community whose economy relies on tourists visiting its white-...
Staff writerAn 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...
FloriDUHDetectives 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...
FloriDUHTechnology 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...
Tags: Key Largo, Islamorada, Prosecution
FloriDUHDispatchers 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...
Q: For years, vehicle tags in Florida didn't display the name of the county but showed "Sunshine State" instead. I was recently in Orlando and saw many tags with county names. Is the state going back to putting the county names on plates where the car...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelUPDATE: Board member A.K. Desai did resign, sending a resignation letter to Scott on Tuesday. Gov. Rick Scott has made three appointments to the State Board of Education, the panel that helps set education policies and rules for Florida's public schools...
FloriDUHFloriDUH tip: Investigate before you mate. Especially with online dating. Here's a cautionary tale from the Florida Keys with so many red flags you'd think it was May Day in Moscow. Remember one of the first things your momma taught you: Beware...
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