Outrage has unfolded over the prospect of renaming the Caloosahatchee Bridge the Henry Ford Bridge.The state already gave it an OK, and Monday night the Fort Myers City Council was expected to vote on the idea.But suddenly, the item was removed from the agenda after a backlash from people who described Ford as an anti-Semite […]
The internet correspondence of the world’s elders has always been a wonderful thing, filled with email subject headings like ‘MESSAGE FROM YOUR DAD’ and text messages kept to about 12 characters despite length limits no longer really being a thing.
ATLANTA – Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humor.”At least I can still play tennis,” Norman told The Associated Press by phone Sunday morning.The Hall of Fame golfer, who will bring his Franklin Templeton Shootout to Tiburon Golf Club at […]
At least four members of the Palin family, including former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, were reportedly involved in what is being described as a “booze-filled brawl” in their hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, over the weekend.Various reports say up to 20 people were involved in the fight, including Sarah and Todd Palin and their adult […]
Grammy winner Lynn Anderson — who had a string of hits in the 70s and 80s — was arrested early Friday morning for DUI after a car accident in Nashville. According to cops … Anderson said she’d mixed alcohol and Rx meds before crashing her car. The 66-year-old singer — most famous for “(I Never […]
The Caloosahatchee Bridge is now designated as the Henry Ford Bridge, according to action taken by the State Legislature. The designation was made in the spring Legislative session and took effect July 1. However, the designation doesn’t “officially” change the name, a House of Representatives staff analysis says. Now city and county government must pass […]
Ferhadson and her husband, Lt. Col Sherwood Baker, had stopped at Rochester Adams High School in Rochester Hills during the day to clear up an issue with his daughter’s class schedule. But when Baker tried to go in, a security guard told him that he could not enter wearing the uniform because it could offend […]
Fort Myers Police Department will become the first in the region to use body cameras while in the field.National police incidents have brought greater attention to body cameras, which are expected to help law enforcement and the public. Fort Myers is expecting to receive 40 of the cameras this month.”I want to make sure we’re […]