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Thousands Of ‘Zombies’ Parade On Bikes In Key West

KEY WEST (CBSMiami) — More than 6,500 eerily costumed zombies, known as “the walking dead,” abandoned pedestrian power for bicycles Sunday, during Key West’s offbeat annual Zombie Bike Ride.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-22 12:10:01

DREAM COME TRUE: Teen granted wish to go to Key West with family - WWAY TV

Related Article:Michael Jordan replaces family’s signed jersey stolen from home after fireInman was diagnosed with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, but that doesn’t stop him from laughing and helping others. His mom Wendy Duncan absolutely loves that.“The is one of the strongest people that

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-10-22 21:32:25

More Monroe County canals added to Hurricane Irma debris removal list

In the first 65 days of the Hurricane Irma canal debris removal project, 26 percent, or 45, of the 172 canals are complete, and more are being added to the ever-expanding list. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has approved 28 more canals for...

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS - 2018-10-24 00:00:00

3 Miami Police Officers Facing Federal Drug Charges

NBC 6 South FloridaThree City of Miami police officers are facing federal narcotics charges, officials said Tuesday.Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina, U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan and FBI officials are expected to give details of the charges at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.The names of t

NBC MIAMI - 2018-10-23 15:50:22

GOAL 109: The Two Year Plan to Solve Workforce Housing in the Keys

County commissioners won’t discuss it until the December meeting, but a plan has been put together called Goal 109. It’s a two-year initiative focused on speeding up the development of workforce housing in unincorporated Monroe County. The terms “workforce housing” and “affordable housing” are not i

KEYSWEEKLY.COM - 2018-10-22 16:12:45

Survey: Florida Keys population dropped after Hurricane Irma

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - An annual population survey in the Florida Keys shows how many people left the island chain after Hurricane Irma last year.The Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Florida found that every Keys city and the unincorporated areas of Monroe County lost res

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-10-22 18:17:52

Watch As Fantasy Fest Begins in Key West - South Florida Reporter

There are almost 100 events this year including Sunday’s family-friendly Zombie Bike Ride, the Wednesday Pet Masquerade, next Friday’s Masquerade March and the climax, the Fantasy Fest Parade set for next Saturday night that is expected to attract more than 60,000 revelers.


Pier due to close at end of month

The Edward B. Knight Street Pier, formerly known as the White Street Pier, at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and White Street, will be closed temporarily for repairs starting Monday, Oct. 29.According to City of Key West spokeswoman Alyson Crean, the bridge connecting the pier to land has...

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Columbus Co. teen with heart condition pleasantly surprised by having his wish granted

Zachary Inman, third from left, will soon head to Key West, Fla., for a six-day star at the Margaritaville Resort.

WECT - 2018-10-23 00:56:00

Man running across the U.S. makes a stop in Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - An ultra-runner from Alaska is living out his dream of running across the world and made a stop in the Chattahoochee Valley along the way.Pete Kostelnick is running from Kenai, Alaska to Key West, Florida.The distance is about 5,300 miles total and he has already traversed abou

WTVM - 2018-10-23 03:03:00

Florida red tide map: Second wave hits Key West, Florida Keys; is it headed to East Coast?

Environmental reporter Tyler Treadway answers questions about red tide, including how it got to the Treasure Coast and if residents should worry about its effects on their health.Maureen Kenyon, maureen.kenyon@tcpalm.com


Saving Lives in the Keys – Trauma Star’s Stats Excel

Remember the fear of paying for an emergency medical helicopter ride out of the Keys? It was terrifying even if it was to save a life. Now it’s a different story, thanks to the efforts of Monroe County’s Trauma Star, which became the only air ambulance program in 2017 but has been operational since


Man used friend’s identity to rent apartments, issue checks

The Key West Police Department arrested a man on Saturday for defrauding several people by using another man’s identification to lease two apartments and issue fake checks.Daniel Michael Flynn, 40, was charged with forgery of a public record, organized scheme to defraud, two counts of passing a...

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Women accused of shoplifting from Key Largo department store

Pair removed theft prevention tags from some items, deputies sayMidelys-Rodriguez (left) and Odekys-Naranjo (right) face charges of grand theft.KEY LARGO, Fla.- Two Miami women were arrested Saturday after deputies said they stole dozens of items from a department store in Key Largo.Midelys Rodrigue


Big Pine Key woman arrested for hit-and-run

A Big Pine Key woman was arrested on Friday for a DUI after she sideswiped a vehicle on the Seven-Mile Bridge.Yvonne Victoria Fassett, 61, was charged with leaving the scene of a crash, DUI and DUI with property damage.Around 3 a.m., Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies were advised that a...


Keys population drops after Irma

Hurricane Irma’s wrath, which destroyed or severely damaged more than 4,000 homes, appeared to have been enough to drive a significant number of people out of the Florida Keys.Every Keys city and the unincorporated areas of Monroe County experienced a drop in population between 2017 and 2018,...


Man dies after chase from Miami Dade to Martin County

A multiple-agency chase that started in Miami-Dade County ended in Martin County with the suspect dead after an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said Saturday night.During the high-speed pursuit, portions of Florida’s Turnpike were shut down all the way up to Indiantown Road. Frequ


Berlin’s: A Key West Classic Bar With a Twist of Something New

If the A&B Lobster House property is a family, Berlin’s is the dashing bachelor uncle. Berlin’s stands as a longtime local favorite, and its blood-red leather and dark wood interior is the perfect Front Street haven to escape the crowds and elevate your evening. The Red Pants Collection recently pur


New airline to link KW, Palm Beach

It’s about to get easier for Key West residents — and visitors — to fly to and from the mainland.Southern Airways Express, a Mississippi-based company that bills itself as the nation’s third-largest commuter carrier, recently announced that it will begin on Nov. 8 offering twice-daily flights...


Best pizza spots: 10 places in the US worth traveling to for pizza

As if there weren't enough reasons to celebrate (and eat) pizza year-round, October is officially pizza month. When we learned of this somewhat ridiculous (but totally deserved) tribute to pizza and all of its cheesy goodness, we began to think of all the ways one could celebrate. Whether that be ea