Florida Keys News

Ex-mentor claims his innocence

Key West Citizen - Saturday, February 21, 2015

A former mentor at the Florida Keys Children's Shelter accused of convincing two teenage girls residing there to run away and work as prostitutes for him wants key evidence tossed from trial and a...

Tour bus parking lot on way

Key West Citizen - Saturday, February 21, 2015

City leaders have paved the way for a new parking lot in Old Town designed specifically for tour buses. Eight buses exactly, according to city staff. "During season, there's at least eight," said...

New facility up for growth, challenge

Key West Citizen - Saturday, February 21, 2015

Mote Marine Laboratory is making another significant contribution in the Florida Keys with its plan to expand its research facilities on Summerland Key. The $5 million expansion of the Summerland...

Derelict tugboat remains sunken

Key West Citizen - Saturday, February 21, 2015

Criminal proceedings against the owner of a tugboat that sank off Key West last year have slowed as the court moved to have him undergo a mental evaluation, officials said. The Florida Fish and...

Slow traffic ahead

Key West Citizen - Saturday, February 21, 2015

The Upper Keys Rotary Nautical Flea Market at Islamorada's Founders Park is happening from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday, causing traffic backups in the area of Mile Marker 87. The Monroe County...