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  1. A rare flash across the sky captured on copa s videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Miami Herald

    Monroe County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Evan Calhoun's dashcam captured video of a meteor late Tuesday night while he was working in the Lower Keys, on Big Pine Key.

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  2. Meteor burning up over the Florida Keys caught on dashcamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Miami Herald

    Monroe County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Evan Calhoun's dashcam captured video of a meteor late Tuesday night while he was working in the Lower Keys, on Big Pine Key.

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  3. He tried to ride a horse to Key West. He got charged. The horse just got a new lifeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | The Miami Herald

    A horse that a man tried to ride from South Carolina to Key West has finally made it to the Southernmost City - but with its rider left behind. Trigger, seized by Miami-Dade police in November as Chris Emerson was riding him south off U.S. 1, is now living at the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Animal Farm on Stock Island after being nourished back to health.

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  4. Keys bomb plotter Suarez gets life in prisonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | The Miami Herald

    Harlem Suarez, the 25-year-old convicted of buying a bomb and plotting to blow up a Florida Keys beach in allegiance to the Islamic state, deserves to spend the rest of his life in prison, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. "The offense is such a serious offense that people need to know that you can't do that," Judge Jose Martinez said in U.S. District Court in Key West after an hour-long sentencing hearing.

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  5. Would-be Keys bomber faces life in prison at Tuesday hearingRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | The Miami Herald

    Harlem Suarez, the 25-year-old convicted this year of plotting to blow up a Florida Keys beach in allegiance to the Islamic state, could spend the rest of his life in federal prison. And that is plenty fair given the fact he purchased a suppposed bomb while speaking of killing innocent bystanders, federal prosecutors said Tuesday on the eve of Suarez' sentencing.

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  6. Busted Key West man says 1/4-pound of pot and 32 grams of cocaine is for personal useRead the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | The Miami Herald

    A Key West plumber was jailed Tuesday after police said he was found with a quarter-pound of marijuana at his home and 32 grams of cocaine in his van's center console. Paul Raymond Fraga, 61, said the drugs in his van were for his personal use and then added he had a quarter-pound of marijuana inside his home at 2904 Seidenberg Ave., according to the arrest report by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

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  7. The nature center is built. Therea s only one thing missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | The Miami Herald

    The first phase of work is done on a new Lower Keys nature center but it'll be another year before the doors open. The 1,840-square-foot Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex building at 30587 Overseas Highway on Big Pine Key was finished in February.

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  8. Rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker in 2013: Not just a friend of Dorothy a " a Honey, I am DorothyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | The Miami Herald

    Gilbert Baker describes how he created the LGBTQ rainbow flag during a Miami Beach meet-and-greet in September 2013. A portion of 2,000 flag carriers reach the harbor in Key West on Sunday, June 15, 2003, as they dip one end of a 1 1/4-mile-long rainbow flag in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  9. Lawsuit filed in case of famous shark filmmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | The Miami Herald

    Family of Canadian filmmaker file lawsuit The family of world-renowned underwater filmmaker, Rob Stewart, filed a wrongful death suit against several individuals and companies, Monday, March 28, 2017. Stewart died after a late January underwater film shoot off of Islamorada went terribly wrong and he couldn't be found after surfacing from a third dive.

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  10. Boater accused of using a sexual restraint collara in rape on trawlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A 46-year-old Key West Harbor liveaboard boater was formally charged Wednesday with raping a woman and faces a possible sentence of life in prison if convicted. Jeffrey Sundwall was arrested March 8 for the alleged March 6 crime in which he is accused of using a "sexual restraint collar" and mouth gag on the 27-year-old woman while aboard his 34-foot cabin trawler named Today .

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  11. Hea s accused of putting partner at HIV risk. First, the court needed to define sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A 2011 case in which a Key West man is charged with knowingly risking infecting his partner with the HIV virus after forging medical records may move forward now that the Florida Supreme Court has ruled on the legal definition of sex. Gary Debaun, 65, allegedly risked his partner with the virus that causes AIDS and a legal definition of sexual intercourse can't get him out of the charge, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a six-page decision based solely on whether intercourse is defined as only sex between a man and a woman.

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  12. This bare-bones homeless shelter is surrounded by resorts, parties and blue watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Wayne Walls figures the dark green mattress he sleeps on at Key West's overnight homeless shelter came from the jail. It resembles an inmate's bunk, thin and lumpy, but does the job of separating a man from the floor.

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  13. He was a fugitive a " until he used his CVS rewards cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Key West police detectives caught a man wanted in Georgia for an assortment of violent crimes including felony strangulation and aggravated assault with a weapon, according to city spokeswoman Alyson Crean. The Cobb County Sheriff's Office contacted Key West police Thursday, saying Jamaal Seymour, 37, was possibly in Key West and wanted on a number of counts.

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  14. Plane passenger admits to having box cutter in carry-on bagRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A Canadian woman admitted packing a box cutter inside a book she placed in her carry-on bag at Key West International Airport in January and was sentenced to time served with the condition she return home. "Guilty," said Alison Anne Pickford, wearing blue jail-issued clothes and seated beside her public defender Stewart Abrams Monday at the federal courthouse in Key West.

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  15. Woman dealt cocaine with an infant in the room, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Four Key West residents were arrested Wednesday on multiple drug-dealing related warrants by the Monroe County Sheriff's Special Investigations Unit that worked with the DEA and Key West police. Using an undercover buyer, detectives this week scored cocaine and ecstasy from three of the four suspects, arrested them for alleged drug sales and additionally charged them with outstanding drug-related warrants, which were from undercover drug buys done in January on Key West and Stock Island.

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  16. Key West man kidnapped, raped and tortured woman on his boat, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A Key West liveaboard boater was jailed Wednesday after police said he kidnapped, raped and tried to strangle a 27-year-old woman he invited to his boat Sunday night. Jeffrey Sundwall, 46, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, kidnapping and sexual assault with a weapon or force on a victim 12 years old or older.

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  17. Rooster 1, drunk tourist 0: Man tries to run down rooster, crashes golf cart insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A New Jersey man was jailed on suspicion of driving drunk after police said he tried to run over a Key West rooster but instead crashed the golf cart he was operating. Daniel H. Jones, 34, of Cinnaminson, N.J., had a blood-alcohol content of 0.25, more than three times the legal limit, when he was arrested March 3, according to the police report.

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  18. Key West blaze threatens Duval Street buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Fire broke out in downtown Key West about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday when a two-story house became engulfted in flames and spread to the back of a Duval Street business. By 6:55 a.m., the fire had been contained but crews remained and the area was blocked off from traffic due to firefighting equipment still on the streets, city spokeswoman Alyson Crean said.

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  19. Cops have a suspect in a You live in Trump country nowa gay-bashing attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Key West police have obtained an arrest warrant for a North Carolina man suspected of a hate crime on Duval Street, police said. Richlands, N.C., resident Brandon Ray Davis, 30, is wanted for felony aggravated battery with a deadly weapon - his scooter - for nearly running down two men on bicycles while deluging them with gay-bashing comments.

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  20. Drunk gay basher tells Key West couple: a You live in Trump country now,a police sayRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Calling them gay slurs and taunting, "You live in Trump country now," a drunk scooter rider attacked two Key West men who were on bicycles riding home on Duval Street early Thursday, police said. Kevin Seymour, 38, and Kevin Paul Taylor, 49, said it was a drunken tourist who followed them as they rode south on Duval Street "calling us faggots and a slew of other anti-gay remarks," according to a police report.

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