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  1. 5th person arrested in Florida teen machete slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gazette

    A fifth person has been arrested in the machete-slaying of a vocational school student who was allegedly killed by his own classmates. Miami-Dade police said Thursday that authorities arrested 23-year-old Joseph Michael Cabrera of Key Largo in the St. Louis area.

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  2. 5th person arrested in Florida teen machete slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A fifth person has been arrested in the machete-slaying of a vocational school student who was allegedly killed by his own classmates. Miami-Dade police said Thursday that authorities arrested 23-year-old Joseph Michael Cabrera of Key Largo in the St. Louis area.

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  3. Florida Keys man forges boat trailer owner's name, sells itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Local10.com

    A Key Largo man was arrested Tuesday after he forged someone else's name on the title of a boat trailer and sold it without the owner's permission, Monroe County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said. The owner of the 30-foot trailer was storing it at the Snake Creek Marina.

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  4. Next stop for man accused of sex-trafficking 2 teens: federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Miami Herald

    The trial of a Key Largo man accused in a sex trafficking case involving two local children's shelter teens is scheduled for the fall in federal court. Ricky Jermaine Atkins faces life in prison for allegedly convincing the then-Florida Keys Children's Shelter residents to become prostitutes last summer.

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  5. Convicted Key Largo dog beater gets maximum animal cruelty sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Miami Herald

    A judge on Tuesday imposed the maximum five-year sentence on a Key Largo man accused of brutally beating his dog, duct-taping her mouth shut, stuffing her in a plastic garbage bag and leaving the suffering pit bull terrier on the side of a neighborhood road last summer. It was the toughest sentence Todd Alexander, 36, could receive for the felony charge of aggravated animal cruelty for which a six-member jury convicted him on Aug. 21. "Most people can't imagine doing what the jury convicted you of doing," Monroe County Judge Reagan Ptomey told Alexander before handing down the sentence Tuesday morning in the Plantation Key courthouse.

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  6. Elderly dog finds home after 6-year waitRead the original story

    Tuesday | KeysNews.com

    ... by a friend in 2009. That good-doer took the dog in for a few days before handing her over to the shelter in Key Largo. The joy was short-lived, though, as Linda was returned a few months later once her new owner realized the dog was starting to go ...

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  7. Keys dive captain dies after falling in canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Miami Herald

    Scuba divers from across the nation are sending condolences after hearing that Key Largo dive-boat captain fell from a seawall into a canal and died. Joseph A. Thomas, 68, died last Monday after he apparently fell from the seawall at Port Largo canal around 11 p.m. He yelled for help but fell unconscious before he could be rescued, according to a Monroe County Sheriff's Office report.

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  8. Gain ocean expertise at REEF Fest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Examiner.com

    Make your plans now to attend one of the most informative and enjoyable events in Key Largo in the Florida Keys from September 24 - September 27, 2015, REEF Fest 2015. When it comes to marine conservation , South Florida outshines the rest with diligence and dedication for the cause.

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  9. Florida couple get married underwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Reuters

    ... STORY: This Miami couple are making a splash with their underwater wedding ... five miles off the coast of Key Largo. Kimberly Triolet and Jorge Rodriguez swam 25 feet below the water's surface, to wed beside an iconic statue called "Christ of the ...

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  10. Keys not taking protective actions yet, have plan in place in case of stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Local10.com

    ... YOU ARE SAFE BUT THINGS YOU OWN ARE SAFE AS WELL. IN FACT SOME PEOPLE ARE HEEDING THOSE WARNINGS JUST YESTERDAY IN KEY LARGO. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS VIDEO. WE DID SEE PEOPLE TYING UP THEIR BOATS THERE. A AND THAT IS SMFG COURSE THAW MIGHT WANT TO TAKE ...

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  11. The week's odd news: Underwater wedding honorsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Times

    ... being married Aug. 25 next to the Christ of the Deep statue in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla. 25 to help mark the 50th anniversary of the installation of the Christ of the Deep statue. The bronze sculpture is a subsea ...

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  12. Visitors worry, locals calm by threat of Tropical Storm ErikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Local10.com

    ... THE KAYAK SHACK YOU WON'T FIND ANYTHING OUTSIDE. RACKS AND RACKS OF OUTDOOR MERCHANDISE HAVE BEEN BROUGHT IN. THE KEY LARGO BOATY OWNERS WERE SEEING TYING UP THEIR PRECIOUS INVESTMENTS. VISITORS ARE HAVING FUN. THIS YOUR FIRST TROPICAL STORM? YEP. ...

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  13. Tropical Storm Erika Continues Westward Tr...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WIOD-AM Miramar

    ... 50 miles per hour and moving west at 18 miles an hour. The storm is located more than 800 miles East Southeast of Key Largo -- and it's still projected to take a Northwestern track over Hispaniola -- which could be good news for South Florida, as ...

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  14. State of emergency declared for Florida ahead of Tropical Storm ErikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Washington Post

    ... tropical cyclone to make landfall on south Florida was Tropical Storm Bonnie on July 23, 2010. It came ashore at Key Largo, just east of Homestead. And before that, the previous one was Tropical Storm Ernesto on August 30, 2006. So indeed, by south ...

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  15. Osage Beach Man Killed in Accident at Highway 54 & Key Largo RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    An Osage Beach man is dead following a motorcycle accident Thursday afternoon on Highway 54 in Osage Beach. Authorities report, 20 year old Nicholas Fazio was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle when an Airstream Motor home driven by 67 year old Thomas Rosemann of St. Louis made a U-turn at Highway 54 and Key Largo. 1 comment

  16. Underwater wedding honors Christ of the Deep anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Cybercast News Service

    In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Kimberly Triolet, left, and Jorge Rodriguez, right, kiss after being married next to the Christ of the Deep statue Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla. The wedding helped to mark the 50th anniversary of the installation of the 9-foot-tall bronze sculpture that is a symbol for Key Largo's John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, America's first underwater preserve that is part of the sanctuary.

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  17. Florida Keys Weekend Fishing 4CastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Florida Sportsman

    ... Captain Lain Goodwin reported a great snook and redfish bite while fishing both island and mainland shorelines in Key Largo. They have been fishing with live pilchards and scented soft plastics. We took the Jon boat out for some great shallow water ...

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  18. USF professor cycles across from coast to coast to fight polioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... to 2002. Hall decided to kayak the Everglades Challenge, an aquatic path that stretches from Fort De Soto to Key Largo. It was the Everglades Challenge that let Hall know that he could undertake an unassisted bicycle trip across the country, even at ...

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  19. September Sizzles in the Florida Keys with Exciting Events and Special...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | PRWeb

    ... gatherings, sailing and snorkel, live music, comedy performances and much more. The Lionfish Derby for Divers in Key Largo will take place Sept. 12 at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo. Team up in a group of four to compete for up to ...

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  20. Feds add charges to man who allegedly shot at Coast Guard crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Miami Herald

    A Key Largo liveaboard accused of firing gunshots at a U.S. Coast Guard crew now faces state and federal charges that could lead to 20 years in prison. On Monday, a Coast Guard Investigative Service agent filed a criminal complaint in federal district court charging Szabo "did use a deadly and dangerous weapon" during Szabo's failed attempt to elude a Coast Guard patrol boat in Largo Sound, off mile marker 102.5, late Sunday.

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