Gwen Filosa

Gwen Filosa is The Keys Weekly’s Digital Editor, and has covered Key West news, culture and assorted oddities since she moved to the island in 2011. She was previously a reporter for the Miami Herald and WLRN public radio. Before moving to the Keys, Gwen was in New Orleans for a decade, covering criminal courts for The Times-Picayune. In 2006, the paper’s staff won the Pulitzer Prizes for breaking news and the Public Service Medal for their coverage of the Hurricane Katrina disaster. She remains a devout Saints fan. She has a side hustle as a standup comedian, and has been a regular at Comedy Key West since 2017. She is also an acclaimed dogsitter, professional Bingo caller and a dedicated Wilco fan.

WISCONSIN MAN DEALT IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY WHILE LIVING IN THE KEYS, FEDS SAY

A Wisconsin man is facing federal child pornography charges after police say he shared explicit videos and images of minors in an online chat...

NO TRIAL DATE FOR BREWER MURDER CASE

Lloyd Preston Brewer III hasn’t budged from the county jail on Stock Island since his Feb. 13 arrest on a murder charge in the...

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Comedy Key West just celebrated three years in business at 218 Whitehead St., a comedy club built from scratch by owners Joe Madaus and...

COUNTY PREPARES FOR KEYS EVACUATION PLAN DECISION

Monroe County leaders must make a pivotal recommendation to the state in the coming weeks on hurricane evacuation plans for the Florida Keys.  The task:...

COUNTY OFFICIALS WANT A CHARTER, BUT WHAT’S IN IT FOR VOTERS?

The Monroe Board of County Commissioners wants voters to approve a charter form of government, which would allow them to create a new tax...

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