The government shutdown has crippled national parks across the country, including Biscayne National Park. Now, with Columbus Day approaching federal, state and local law enforcement officers will be asking boaters who normally hang out on the water in the park to leave.
While the possibility of a government shutdown still remain high due to Congressional dysfunction, a more important showdown still looms large over Capitol Hill, the debt limit.
The man accused of shutting down part of the Palmetto Expressway during last Friday’s evening rush hour is still in jail.
Miami Gardens police said the hearse in the bomb scare that snarled traffic for hours on the Palmetto Expressway Friday had fake weapons inside.
The Palmetto Expressway in Miami-Dade was shutdown in both directions from NW 17th to 37th Avenues for six hours Friday afternoon as police investigated a possible bomb threat.