FORT MYERS, Fla.- A massive search is underway for an escaped inmate.20-year-old Cristobal Martinez escaped from the Opa Locka C.R.C in Dade County earlier this year in May. FMPD officials say an officer believes he spotted Martinez this morning. By the time the officer turned his vehicle around, the subject was gone.Martinez was convicted of […]
A Port Charlotte man is under arrest for allegedly making a scene inside a school.Officials say 43-year-old Steven Harvey walked into the cafeteria at Punta Gorda Middle School yesterday morning and started screaming gibberish.An officer who came in contact with Harvey says he was mumbling about cut wires and a possible bomb hidden underneath his […]
Today is Constitution Day.It was on Sept. 17, 1787, when the proposed Constitution for the new republic was approved and signed by the framers. What they ended up giving us was a blueprint on how to construct and operate the government.The preamble provided the purposes of the Constitution and consequently the purposes of government. The […]
If you think the world is your private trashcan and you can freely throw your garbage out your car window — you’re a lazy asshole. A motorcycle vigilante is giving litterbugs a taste of their trash and dishing the litter right back at them. The motorcycle hero throws a tray of cigarette ash in the […]
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.