Florida Keys News

New community program aims to help young fathers

Key West Citizen - Sunday, May 21, 2017

Billy Davis wants to do what other community service agencies aren’t doing for Monroe County’s young people. The founder and director of A Positive Step of Monroe County identifies what...

567-foot Navy missile cruiser to arrive in Key West

Key West Citizen - Saturday, May 20, 2017

The Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy and its roughly 400 crew members are scheduled to arrive Saturday, May 20, in the Truman Harbor for a brief respite from...

Coast Guard ends search for missing woman

Key West Citizen - Saturday, May 20, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard ended its search for a 41-year-old Delray Beach woman who went missing about 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas on Thursday night.  Air Station Clearwater C-130 Hercules...

Boy Scout builds proper flag disposal pit

Key West Citizen - Saturday, May 20, 2017

Mention flag burning to a Boy Scout or member of the military and they will give a response that’s usually quite different from most folks.  Few outside those institutions are familiar...

Critics review hospital charges

Key West Citizen - Saturday, May 20, 2017

The loudest outcries against Key West’s only hospital largely have quieted in recent months, but some concerns linger, particularly regarding costs and billing practices. Former City...

Witness to murdered couple found dead

Key West Citizen - Saturday, May 20, 2017

TAVERNIER — A witness in the pending Tavernier double murder trial was found dead in his bedroom less than two months before the July court proceeding. Travis Kvadus, 35, lived at home...

Official pushes program to assist homebuyers

Key West Citizen - Saturday, May 20, 2017

A dormant loan program designed to help members of Key West’s workforce purchase homes may soon be revived, following a discussion at Tuesday’s City Commission meeting. Commissioner Sam...

High School student charged with sexual battery

Key West Citizen - Saturday, May 20, 2017

A 17-year-old senior at Coral Shores High School accused of sexually battering a 15-year-old girl was arrested Friday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.  Cullen Joseph...