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1 dead, 1 injured as Florida’s 2-day lobster miniseason kicks off

One diver died and another man was injured in separate incidents as Florida’s lobster miniseason opened Wednesday, authorities said. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that the diver died early Wednesday while preparing to harvest spiny lobsters off the Florida Keys. In the other case, a man was airlifted from the lower Keys to a […]

Trail proposed in Collier County to help protect pedestrians, cyclists

A proposed trail in Collier County will help protect walkers and bikers – and make sure tragedy doesn’t strike again. The Paradise Coast Trail is expected to be 70 miles long, and it will get people who walk, run or bike away from distracted drivers. Avid cyclist Cristin Madden of Bonita Springs survived a devastating […]