Florida Keys News

Judge: ISIS case involves 'classified national security info'

Key West Citizen - Sunday, May 1, 2016

It remains to be seen if the federal government and defense counsel for a Stock Island man accused of trying to detonate a backpack bomb on a Key West beach in support of the Islamic State...

Public access to Wisteria remains in question

Key West Citizen - Sunday, May 1, 2016

As much effort as federal officials put into taking Wisteria Island out of private hands, there seems to be less emphasis on addressing immediate and long-term public access to the island or which...

Judge halves sentence for Cay Club sales agent

Key West Citizen - Saturday, April 30, 2016

A federal judge cut former Cay Clubs sales agent Ricky Lynn Stokes five-year prison sentence in half to 2 1/2 years, according to court records.  U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez...

More Cuban migrants land in the Keys

Key West Citizen - Saturday, April 30, 2016

Two more groups of Cubans made it ashore in the Florida Keys on Friday morning in separate incidents, marking three such landings in two days.  Monroe County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers...

Cocaine smuggling trial nears

Key West Citizen - Saturday, April 30, 2016

Three Coast Guard officers and four suspected cocaine smugglers ended up in the water after a go-fast boat struck a Dutch military vessel and had to be rescued as more information is being made...

Army: Special Forces commando can stay in service

Key West Citizen - Saturday, April 30, 2016

A decorated Green Beret and Army Special Forces Underwater Operations School instructor who hit an Afghani commander in 2011 who confessed to raping a boy will be allowed to stay in the service, the...

FKAA: Extremely low levels of tritium found in Keys water

Key West Citizen - Saturday, April 30, 2016

Tests conducted of the Florida Keys water supply have found extremely low levels of radioactive tritium, far below federal water standards. The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority contracted with the...

Turkey Point water solutions addressed

Key West Citizen - Saturday, April 30, 2016

Florida Power & Light Vice President of Governmental Affairs Mike Sole spoke before a state Senate panel Friday in Homestead about efforts the major electricity supplier is working on to correct...