KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — New scientific projections released Wednesday predict that ocean levels will rise even faster than previously forecast over the next four decades in low-lying southeastern...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Like snowbirds, there's another group that's moving the Florida for the winter: sharks.
Shark experts say the coast of Florida is starting to heat up with white shark...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Powerboat racers Charles Broaddus and Chris Hanley have piloted Broadco to a Super Cat-class lead on the second competition day of the Race World Offshore Key West...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Offshore powerboat racers Billy Mauff and Jay Muller have piloted WHM Motorsports to lead the Super Cat-class after the first of three competition days at the Race World...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — One of the present day's most proficient offshore powerboat racers is aspiring to earn another world title.
The Race World Offshore Key West Championships begin...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida tourist haven Key West wants to protect coral reefs that attract divers, so it's banning sunscreens that contain chemicals that could harm them. But Florida...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A federally protected green sea turtle was released in the Florida Keys after recovering from a spear shot into its neck.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Scientists say a 15-foot-5-inch (5 meter) great white shark weighing more than 2,000 pounds (900 kilograms) has entered the Gulf of Mexico after a journey down the coast from...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The often-decadent Fantasy Fest is in full flair this weekend in Key West.
At Wednesday evening's family friendly Pet Masquerade, entrants included costumed dogs, cats...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate at a Florida Keys jail fed iguanas, including one considered a pet, to an alligator at a small zoo run by the jail.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Key West's decadent annual Fantasy Fest celebration is kicking off 10 days of masquerade parties, elaborate costume contests, street fairs and other festivities.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has been hospitalized after losing her arm and foot when she was struck by a plane propeller at Key West International Airport.
MIAMI (AP) — The 1935 Labor Day Hurricane, which hit the Florida Keys, was the strongest hurricane to make landfall in the United States, based on barometric pressure. The hurricane killed 408...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — It took more than eight deputies to finally stop a speeding motorcyclist during a high speed chase that topped more than 100 mph through the Florida Keys.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Navy has commissioned a warship named after Montana's largest city.
The USS Billings, a Freedom Class littoral combat ship, was commissioned in a Saturday...
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it stopped 27 Cuban migrants aboard a ship about 5 miles south of Florida.
The ship stopped south of Key West last weekend had 22 men, four women and a...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued eight people in separate boating incidents off the Florida Keys.
The agency said in a news release that a 20-foot (6-meter) cabin cruiser...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Persistence paid off for a retired Tennessee banker who won the weekend's Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his eighth try.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of stocky, bearded men are competing in Key West to see who has the closest resemblance to literary icon Ernest Hemingway.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Key West man has won the Mile-High Key Lime Pie Eatin' Contest on the subtropical island where the pie originated.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — South Florida authorities say a man who passersby thought was merely sleeping on the beach turned out to be dead.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said that a witness...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for a 2012 drunken boating accident that killed his wife.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A South Carolina woman has reached the Florida Keys, completing a 2,575-mile (4,144-kilometer) walk to give attention to the opioid overdose crisis.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 27-year-old Maryland college student has died while snorkeling off the Florida Keys.
Monroe County Sheriff's spokesman Adam Linhardt says Vaibhav...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Divers off the coast of Florida can now visit an underwater art museum.
Divers finished placing a series of artworks on a sunken ship Saturday about seven miles (11...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city is no longer using a popular weed-killer on city-owned property after a California jury ordered the product's maker to pay $2 billion to a couple claiming it...
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KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a woman is dead after collapsing during a snorkeling trip in the Florida Keys.
A Monroe County Sheriff's Office news release says 70-year-old Linda Gay...
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The family of a Florida man who died in a small airplane crash says he'd been a pilot since the age of 16.
The son of 71-year-old Bill Gaston Sr. says he suspects there...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard and several other agencies are searching for a 73-year-old woman who went missing while diving.
In a news release, the agency said they got a call...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Officials say two boating deaths have occurred over two days in the Florida Keys.
The Miami Herald reports that 38-year-old Hector Emmanuel Rodriguez Sr. died Sunday,...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman received a 10-year sentence for killing an off-duty police officer and injuring another in a drunken driving accident.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The southernmost private island in the United States, owned since the 1970s by the late Key West philanthropist and visionary David Wolkowsky, will be preserved as part of...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A man who had just bought an $8 million island off of Key West was arrested Saturday for participating in what police described as a scheme to steal $300 in household items...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Maryland man accused of abusing a pelican has returned to the Florida Keys to face charges.
Thirty-one-year-old William Hunter Hardesty of Riva, Maryland, was booked...
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man seen tackling a federally protected pelican on video has been arrested on animal cruelty charges out of Florida.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Miami Beach are thinking about joining Key West in prohibiting the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals that are believed to harm coral...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A man who flies air ambulances for a Florida sheriff can also honk the 1958 song "Tequila" using a pink-lined conch shell.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Descendants of four former United States presidents are in Key West to speak about their famous forbears during a forum at the Harry S. Truman Little White House, Florida's only presidential museum.
The Saturday afternoon presentation features Truman's grandson Clifton Truman Daniel, Gerald Ford's daughter Susan Ford Bales, Dwight Eisenhower's granddaughter Mary Jean Eisenhower and William McKinley's great-great-nephew Jack Massee McKinley.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — It might sound like something out of a Jimmy Buffett song, but a woman was arrested for smashing a beer bottle over the head of another woman who she believed had grabbed her boyfriend in a Key West, Florida bar.
Monroe County Sheriff's deputies said Friday that 42-year-old Sally Amato became upset when she mistakenly thought the woman had grabbed Amato's boyfriend in the crotch.
Amato is faces charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — City officials in Key West voted to ban sunscreens containing two ingredients that scientists have said are harmful to the coral reef ecosystem.
In a 6-1 vote Tuesday, the Key West City Commission banned the sale of sunscreens using oxybenzone and octinoxate beginning on Jan. 1, 2021.
Mayor Teri Johnston said it's the commission's "obligation" to protect the reef, which is the only living coral barrier reef in the continental U.S.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese student has been sentenced to a year in federal prison after pleading guilty to illegally taking photos of a U.S. military installation in the Florida Keys.
A federal judge imposed the sentence Tuesday on 20-year-old Zhao Qianli. Authorities say he took photos in September of sensitive areas of the Key West Naval Air Station after walking around a fence into a well-marked restricted zone.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — David Wolkowsky, the entrepreneurial philanthropist who helped restore Key West, and Tennessee Williams, the celebrated playwright who wrote parts of his best-known plays in the island city, were lifelong friends.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Key West took the initial steps toward banning the sale of sunscreens containing two ingredients that could be harmful to coral reefs.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The United States Coast Guard rescued a 42-year-old man who was experiencing chest pains while on a fishing boat off the Florida Keys.
The agency said in an email that they received a call early Tuesday from the 67-foot (20-meter) fishing boat regarding an ill crewmember who was having a difficult time breathing.
The Coast Guard sent a boat crew to the scene and brought the man to shore. He was taken to Lower Keys Medical Center for treatment.
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Wounded military personnel and their supporters have bicycled across the Seven Mile Bridge and sections of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway during the annual Soldier Ride event from Key Largo to Key West.
Some 45 individuals are participating in the event, which continues through Sunday. It's organized by the Wounded Warrior Project to raise funds for injured comrades recovering in American military hospitals.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man chewed up part of a car seat in a deputy's cruiser after being arrested for drug possession.
Monroe County Sheriff's officials pulled over 37-year-old Melvin Stubbs Thursday night after noticing the window tint on his vehicle was too dark. Stubbs had a warrant for violating probation stemming from cocaine sales.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Noted American and international writers are in the Florida Keys, exploring origins of literary culture, their archetypes and adaptations.
The 37th Key West Literary Seminar began Thursday evening with an address by Margaret Atwood, whose novel "The Handmaid's Tale" was adapted into an Emmy Award-winning streaming television series.
Key West features six unusual New Year’s drops
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — New Year's Eve revelers in Key West can choose between six unusual "drops" planned on the eight-square-mile subtropical island.
The newest answer to the Times Square ball drop salutes Key West's aviation heritage. A "stewardess" is to perch in a replica aircraft late Monday at First Flight Island Restaurant, site of Pan American Airways' ticket office after it began in 1927.