Florida Keys News

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...

Cuban migrants land at Smathers Beach

Key West Citizen - Friday, April 29, 2016

Twenty-three Cuban migrants came ashore in a rustic vessel early Thursday morning at Smathers Beach, according to Key West police and U.S. Border Patrol.  The 21 adult males and two adult...

Troubles continue for jailed drug suspect

Key West Citizen - Friday, April 29, 2016

A 31-year-old Key West man convicted Wednesday night of possession of cocaine found himself in more hot water when jailers caught him smoking suspected synthetic marijuana in his cell that same...

Senate to hold Turkey Point meeting today

Key West Citizen - Friday, April 29, 2016

A state Senate panel will hold a public meeting tonight to discuss the potential impacts to the Florida Keys’ water supply and Biscayne Bay National Park from the Turkey Point nuclear plant and...

Key West considers car-share

Key West Citizen - Friday, April 29, 2016

A newly proposed car-sharing program could let Key West catch up with other cities and clear up congestion on crowded streets. Officials from the city’s planning and transportation departments...