A judge may set bond over a million dollars for serious crimes like murder, high-profile cases, or for defendants who present a serious flight risk. All Jorge Vargas did was get caught with some undersized lobster tails, so why did a judge set his bail at a hefty $1.4 million? Well, because Vargas ... More >>
The slumbering 2014 hurricane season is finally coming out of hibernation. Just over a week after Hurricane Cristobal pulled together in the Caribbean, the fourth named storm of the year has become official in the Gulf of Mexico. Miami's National Hurricane Center this morning named Tropical Storm ... More >>
via Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeDaniel YepezDaniel Yepez learned a little something about psychedelic mushrooms this weekend. Namely, that too many can make you trip your balls off so badly that walking slowly and determinedly into the ocean while screaming, "It's time for me to die!" seems lik ... More >>
The queen conch, long a culinary favorite and a symbol of life in the Keys, is disappearing from local waters
For a hundred years the FEC Railway has been chugging up and down Florida's east coast. The next hundred years shouldn't be much different.
Put down the field glasses and close up the guidebooks. When Florida's top avian enthusiasts do battle, the feathers fly.