Florida Keys

Men in masks robbed her at knife point. Then her neighbor died trying to help, cops say

Deputies are looking for two men who are accused of stabbing a man to death and injuring his next-door neighbor Friday.<p>Officials at the Monroe County …

Crime

Dale Jr. reflects on Hurricane Irma's impact on Florida Keys

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. got a firsthand look at Hurricane Irma’s destruction when he made the drive from Key West to Homestead this …

NASCAR

Must-Try Recipes for Delicious Gluten-Free Pie

01 of 08<p>This buttery, tender gluten-free pie crust resembles shortbread. It can be used as the base for all types of pies and for savory tarts and …

Recipes

Florida Senator Marco Rubio recommends evacuation before arrival of Hurricane Irma

Environment<p>After several soggy days in South Florida, streets in one section of Miami Beach were submerged on Oct. 5, 2017.<p>City of Miami mayor Tomás …

Weather

This Tiny Houseboat Is The Coolest Thing To Float On Water

Floating away in your dream tiny home is now a possibility.<p>For those of us who dream of living by the water, this tiny house might have just topped …

Houses

8:30am: 8 sea lions returned to the Florida Keys after being evacuated for Irma by WLRN - Listen to music

How to Protect Your Small Business From Natural Disaster

The second half-year of 2017 has seen more than its fair share of natural disasters.<p>For instance, on August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit the coast …

Massage Therapy

50-lb. block of cocaine washes ashore in Florida

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. — Somewhere, someone is missing a very large block of cocaine.<p>Brevard County sheriff’s deputies retrieved the large block of …

Florida

Here are the groups helping people after two devastating hurricanes

In the time since Hurricane Irma battered Florida and the Caribbean, and with Hurricane Maria leaving many in Puerto Rico displaced and without power …

Lifestyle

As Florida’s Hurricane Season Ends You May Be Surprised By Who Bore The Brunt Of Harvey And Irma

As we reach mid-November, Florida’s hurricane season is drawing to a close. According to <i>USA Today</i>, the 2017 hurricane season has been worse than …

Weather

Metal roofs could become mandatory on Florida Keys homes

Metal could be mandatory when it comes to putting a Florida Keys roof over your head.<p>A proposed ordinance going to final hearing Tuesday would, if …

Clean Energy

The Trump administration won’t protect this little lizard. So this group is suing.

A small, shiny, brown lizard with a bright pink tale that lives exclusively on the Florida Keys along narrow strips of shoreline is making a big …

Endangered Species

Thank Goodness This Aquaman TV Show Got Cancelled

Justin Hartley's Aquaman never went beyond a pilot episode. If this trailer is anything to go by though, DC dodged a bullet.

TV

17 Moments We'll Never Forget About the 2017 Hurricane Season

<b>Story Highlights</b><p>The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season had numerous deadly and record-breaking tropical cyclones.<p>Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria …

Weather

Powerboat racer from LI killed in crash in Florida Keys, officials say

A Long Island powerboat racer has died after his vessel flipped over while cruising in the Florida Keys, authorities said Friday.

Motor Racing

Riley’s foundation donates $50K as Heat renovates homes of two veterans after Irma

The Miami Heat’s commitment to working and helping South Florida’s veterans continued Friday when legendary players Alonzo Mourning and Glen Rice …

Hurricane Irma

Trump Ignores Climate Change. That’s Very Bad for Disaster Planners.

When Hurricane Irma swept through the Florida Keys in September, it brought a vivid preview of the damage that climate change could inflict on the region in the decades ahead.<p>The storm washed out two sections of the highway connecting the Keys, leaving residents stranded for days. With ocean levels …

Climate

SBI World Finals Underway in the Florida Keys

Wake Effects Racing Post “ It’s race day one of the 2017 Super Boat International World Championships in Key West, Florida! Ride along as …

Motor Racing

Florida Keys Sailfish Fishing and the Lost Art of Live Ballyhoo

Unlike dead-bait trolling, Florida Keys captains <b>fish their ballyhoo live</b>, and have been doing so for nearly 50 years. In early fall, the bait begins …

Fishing

Congress hasn’t forgotten about the islands

<i>Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, is majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives. Steny H. Hoyer, a Democrat from Maryland, is House minority whip.</i><p>We recently led a bipartisan congressional delegation to the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Florida Keys to survey the …

Opinion

US government approves 'killer' mosquitoes to fight disease

US Environmental Protection Agency will allow release of insects in 20 states and Washington DC.<p>The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has …

Viruses

Cats Coffee: Looking to Rebound on the Road

"We have to play desperate hockey," said Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo, who returned to the lineup Saturday after missing six games due to …

New Jersey Devils

Visit Florida Faces Uphill Fight to Woo Back Canadians

Consider Visit Florida’s challenges — the weak Canadian dollar, hurricane damage, and President Trump’s America-first rhetoric — in trying to …

Canada

Being the sole provider is hard, but in the Florida Keys, the strain is magnified by hurricanes.

KEY WEST, Fla.-Being the sole community provider is a challenge anywhere, but in a place like the Florida Keys, the burden is magnified, especially …

Florida

Former P-D food and restaurant critic Joe Bonwich dies after collapsing at Florida airport

Joe Bonwich raised the bar for how St. Louisans ate — from the restaurants they dined in to the food on their plates — and helped usher in an elite …

Restaurants

This man answered an online ad offering an 11-year-old for sex, feds say

Federal agents arrested a Florida Keys man last week who they say sought sexual relations with an 11-year-old boy after seeing an ad on a hook-up …

Crime

Drill, baby, drill in the eastern Gulf? Don't even think about it

Only a lucky break kept oil from the historic BP spill in 2010 away from the Florida Keys and South Florida’s beaches.Though the spill happened off …

Orlando

Exhaustive Review or “I Can’t Believe It’s Not There” Phenomenon: Evidence from Eyetracking

<b>Summary:</b> Repeatedly scanning the same content can indicate confusion or engagement. Often, it happens because users’ expectations are not met.<br>When …

Usability

Tropical Storm Philippe poorly organized, turns northeast toward Florida | NOLA.com

Although Tropical Storm Philippe has struggled to stay organized, interests in southernmost Florida were preparing for heavy rain overnight Saturday …

Weather

Tropical Storm Phillipe approaching Florida Keys

Tropical Storm Phillipe is approaching the Florida Keys as it continues to dump heavy rain on central Cuba.<p>The centre is expected to move across the …

News (Ireland)