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Doctor sues doctor for alleged battery

Key West Citizen - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A Key West doctor filed suit last week against another Key West doctor, claiming the defendant battered her during an altercation at Lower Keys Medical Center, where both doctors see patients.  The incident allegedly occurred on March 19, when Dr. Michel Vandormael and Dr. Cheryl Lund were arguing over a patient’s care.

Sinking boats pose problems for county

Key West Citizen - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The Monroe County government again could be faced with the expensive removal of two large sunken sailboats off the Lower Keys. One sailboat is sunk on the flats off South Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West and the other is sunk along a marked channel in Boca Chica Basin off Stock Island.

Counterfeiting couple plead guilty

Key West Citizen - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A Hialeah Gardens couple who counterfeited $100 bills pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday, but they are not expected to be sentenced until October.   Mariela Del Carmen Carvajal-Perez, 52, and Francisco Florentino Montes-Quinones, 70, were indicted in April after they passed multiple fake $100 bills at Upper Keys businesses in February. 
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KEY WEST — A 35-year-old man accused of hitting a woman and trying to fight a group of people who separated the couple was arrested on Southard Street Friday night, according to...
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Construction to start on refuges center

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

BIG PINE KEY — After passing a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service environmental assessment last month, the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex will start to lay the foundation for its new visitor center on Big Pine Key next week.  According to Dan Clark, refuges complex manager, work is set to begin Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Arrest warrant didn't keep judge from working

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

KEY LARGO — The Miami-Dade judge accused of using a metal pipe to smash the back window of a truck parked outside her Key Largo home worked for five days in August after a warrant for her arrest was signed a month earlier, according to information provided by the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida.

Sewer district proposes $14.5M budget

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

KEY LARGO — Wastewater district staffers proposed a budget for fiscal year 2016-17, which included $7.7 million for operational expenses, over $1 million less than what is projected to be spent...
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