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  1. Key Westa s new mayor calls for cleanliness, and unity, as she takes the oathRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Promising to work with all residents, city staff and elected leaders, Teri Johnston took the oath of office Monday in a swearing-in ceremony that gave her a new title: Key West mayor. "I'm calling upon you to be an active participant in our future," Johnston said in her inaugural address at City Hall.


  2. Man intervenes in Key West fight between two women. He winds up stabbed.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    A Key West man was stabbed in the neck as he tried to break up a fight between two women near Duval Street last week, police said. Details from a report released Monday show Adam Price suffered a cut to the left side of his neck.


  3. A new nonstop service between New York and Key West has been added by Delta.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | The Miami Herald

    Starting March 9, Delta will offer nonstop service on Saturdays between New York's LaGuardia Airport and Key West, the Key West International Airport announced Friday. Delta's carrier Republic Airlines will operate the seasonal flights from March 9 through Aug. 31, 2019, on Embraer E-170 planes that have nine seats in first class, 12 in Delta Comfort Plus and 48 in the main cabin.


  4. Scott beat Nelson by only one vote in the Keys. His environmental record almost cost him.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | The Miami Herald

    After the votes were tallied in the Florida Keys, exactly one vote gave Gov. Rick Scott a victory over incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson. That's according to the Monroe County Elections Department, which said on its website Thursday that it had counted all of the 36,150 votes cast in the U.S. Senate race .


  5. Key West elects the first openly lesbian mayor in Florida historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Miami Herald

    Teri Johnston is the new mayor of Key West, the first open lesbian to be elected as a city mayor in Florida history. "We said from the very start we were going to run an issue-oriented campaign," Johnston said Tuesday night, as both candidates complimented each other on campaigns well run.


  6. Keys driver who said she was distracted by God gets 32 years in prison for fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Miami Herald

    A Key West woman who killed a woman in 2015 with her car deserves 32 years in prison, a Monroe County judge decided Monday. April Dawn Thomason, 46, ran over Stephanie Collins with her Mercedes-Benz on Sept.


  7. Florida Keys boater found dead in dark waters. He was wearing dive gear, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | The Miami Herald

    A 64-year-old man was found dead in dark waters near Stock Island Saturday night after having been reported missing for more than 24 hours, authorities said, The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission found his boat about 11 p.m. Friday, but Robbins was not on board. For the next day, the agency, the Keys sheriff's office dive team and the Coast Guard searched for Robbins.


  8. He a does a lot of drugs,a cop says of memory-challenged convictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | The Miami Herald

    A Key West man sentenced to a combined 4 1/2 years in prison in two separate grand theft auto cases told police early in their investigation that he had trouble keeping the details of his alleged crimes straight because "he does a lot of drugs," according to court document. Monroe County Circuit Judge Mark Jones sentenced Timberlen Terrell, 19, to two years in prison on Oct. 24 for grand theft of automobile and felony possession of marijuana.


  9. A man asked a street preacher at Fantasy Fest to move. Then he cut the cord, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | The Miami Herald

    They come every year to Fantasy Fest in Key West, with a list of people they say are bound for hell. The preachers, often holding large signs with a roster of sinners, which this year included gays, porn watchers, drug users, smokers and "abortionists," roam Duval Street among the body-painted breasts and floppy beer bellies to loudly denounce - sometimes via a megaphone - those who don't meet their criteria. 2 comments

  10. a Hey Mr. Speedo, get the [expletive] off our island!a Tourists forced from Key West spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | The Miami Herald

    The Hollywood, California, couple said they were attacked by a Key West couple that camps on Wisteria Island , a small, undeveloped spot visible from Mallory Square. Wisteria Island, also known as Christmas Tree Island, remains in an ownership fight between developers and the federal government.


  11. Four were dealing molly from a Key West hotel room during Fantasy Fest, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | The Miami Herald

    Marissa Curry, 29, and Corianne de Poo Preater, 25, were arrested on felony charges of possession with the intent to sell the synthetic drug MDMA, or molly. Police arrived during Fantasy Fest week at The Gates Hotel, 3824 N. Roosevelt Blvd ., at 1:38 a.m. Oct. 25, where employees were suspicious about several people coming and going from Room 142.


  12. He was heading to Fantasy Fest. But his plans changed after cops searched his car.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | The Miami Herald

    A St. Cloud man told Florida Keys deputies that the cocaine and marijuana they found in his car after a traffic stop Thursday morning were party favors he planned on taking once he got to Key West for Fantasy Fest, according to an arrest report. Instead of taking part in the Southernmost City's annual, week-long party though, Dylan Paul Johnson, 34, was taken to county jail on felony cocaine and pot possession and a felony weapons charge.


  13. Key West raises its parking rates to $4-an-hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | The Miami Herald

    Parking at meters and city lots in Key West will cost more as city leaders this month approved an across-the-board increase to $4 per hour. That's a buck more than previously at most meters on the island, and it is going into effect as tourists pour into the city for the annual 10-day Fantasy Fest party for Halloween.


  14. Skimpy costumes, racy parties. Fantasy Fest lets it all hang outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | The Miami Herald

    Eric and Jenny Berube moved to Key West this year, and they couldn't be more thrilled to be in the middle of their first Fantasy Fest. "The exciting part is the freedom to do whatever you want and not be ridiculed for it," said Eric, hidden behind a mask and face paint for Sunday's annual Zombie Bike Ride.


  15. Whata s on the Florida Keys ballot? Herea s the listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | The Miami Herald

    Florida Keys voters will settle several races Nov. 6, including two county commission seats and in Key West, the mayor's race. No one covers what is happening in our community better than we do.


  16. Fantasy Fest begins with king, queen coronationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    The Florida Keys' wacky and often-decadent costuming and masking festival is kicking off with a coronation ball to crown the 10-day festival's king and queen. Fantasy Fest begins Friday in Key West. 1 comment

  17. Red tide washes up sea-life on southwest Florida shoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Red Tide has caused scores of dead sea-life to wash up on beaches in Southwest Florida. Footage shows scenes from Boca Grande beach on July 28. "Nothing is protected from this Red Tide," said Jeremy Judkins in this YouTube video.


  18. Was the ex-finance director for Keys schools a whistleblower or part of the problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Nine years ago, the Monroe County School District was plunged into scandal when it came to light the then-wife of the then-superintendent had stolen nearly a half million dollars. Monique Acevedo went to prison for nearly seven years.


  19. Another bike crash in Key West sends man to Miami hospital by airliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    A Key West bicyclist remained in stable condition Monday after he was airlifted late Friday night after a crash with a van. Alvarado Vazquez was at the intersection of South Roosevelt and Duck Avenue around 11 p.m. Friday when the crash happened.


  20. Another Key West man is killed in bike crash. Ita s the second one in a week.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    An elderly Key West bicyclist was killed in a crash Tuesday after colliding with a pickup truck that was headed in the same direction on North Roosevelt Boulevard. Ragnar V. Hammerberg, 73, was pronounced dead Tuesday after the early morning crash at 3020 N. Roosevelt Blvd., outside Mattress Firm.


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