Month: August 2009

A New Missouri law allows motorcycles, bikes to sometimes run red lights

The red light will soon be streaked with shades of gray. For most of us behind the wheel, red means stop. But if you’re riding a motorcycle or a bicycle in Missouri, it will mean stop, but only sort of. A new Missouri law that takes effect Aug. 28 allows motorcycle and bike riders to

A Miami man walked into a Publix for tuna fish and crackers, but walked out feeling humiliated after being wrongly accused of stealing eye drops

Managers at the Publix at 5715 NW 7th Street strip searched Cruz after suspecting he had stolen eye drops, according to the lawsuit. Now, Cruz is seeking $15,000 for personal injury damages. According to his attorney Spencer Aronfeld, Cruz walked into the Publix sometime in the evening of January 26th and purchased a can of

Seventh Annual Poker run benefits Florida Wildlife Sanctuary and Hospital

Motorcycles are not the only form of transport that can participate in Florida Wildlife Hospital’s upcoming Born to Be Wild poker run. “Anyone who does not have a motorcycle is welcome to participate in their car,” hospital director Sue Small said. The seventh annual version of the fundraiser begins at 11¤a.m. Sunday, with the last

A man and a woman on a motorcycle lost control on Waters Avenue near Paddock Avenue early Tuesday morning and were tossed off the bike

Troopers haven’t released the names or conditions of the victims but the investigation tied up the eastbound lanes of Waters for hours. Both were taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital, one with serious injuries and the other with injuries described as non-life threatening. Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. For more information please visit: