Florida men face grand theft charges for allegedly stealing hundreds of gallons of used cooking oil
Why would anyone want to steal about 300 gallons of used cooking oil from a holding tank at a restaurant in the Florida Keys? It happened on Tuesday in Marathon, according to the Monroe Sheriff’s Office.
Civil rights groups warn tourists about Florida in wake of 'hostile' laws
The NAACP over the weekend issued a travel advisory for Florida, joining two other civil rights groups in warning potential tourists that recent laws championed by Gov_ Ron DeSantis and Florida lawmakers are “openly hostile toward African Americans, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals.”.
Keys residents struggling to find another home after balcony collapses at apartment complex
Nearly one month after a concrete balcony collapsed at an apartment complex in the Florida Keys, many residents said they are still looking for a place to stay after the building was deemed unsafe by Marathon city officials.
Fighting words? These insults turned Keys threesome violent, according to police report
According to a newly-obtained Monroe County Sheriff’s Office report, two genital-centric insults turned a Marathon threesome into a tussle that ended with hurt feelings and a cinder block thrown through a car window.
New video shows shocked deputies discovering endangered Key deer stuffed in SUV
On an early morning in July 2022, deputies said they pulled over Yoankis Hernandez Pena, 38, and Andres Leon Valdes, 45, near Curry Hammock State Park in Marathon and found an injured deer inside their vehicle, on top of a cooler, lawn chairs and other various objects.
Men and dog missing for 10 days amid journey to Florida Keys found on powerless sailboat
Amid a planned journey to the Florida Keys, two men and a pet dog were rescued from a sailboat without power or fuel more than 200 miles off Delaware, 10 days after friends and relatives had last heard from them, the U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday.
Sheriff: Woman delivering food, water to homeless shot with BB gun
Deputies in the Florida Keys say a woman trying to perform a good deed instead found herself on the receiving end of four shots from a BB gun Wednesday, soon after telling a homeless woman she came to the woods to deliver groceries rather than drugs.
Sheriff: Keys man, upset about ‘no parking’ sign, follows through on threat to remove it
A Marathon man made good on his threat to remove a “no parking” sign if city officials placed it in his neighborhood, uprooting the freshly-placed sign and dumping it in a canal behind his house, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
FWC identifies parasailing company involved in accident that killed woman, injured 2 children
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed Tuesday that the parasail company involved in a fatal accident on Memorial Day near Pigeon Key was Light House Parasail Inc., which is based in Marathon.