Mick's Morning News

Shooting Outside Melbourne Bar

(Melbourne, FL) -- A search is underway to find a man involved in a shooting at a bar in Brevard County. It happened early yesterday in Melbourne outside the City Limits Sports Bar and Grill on Dairy Road. The alleged victim was found in a car that crashed after leaving the scene, and he was taken to the hospital. He's expected to survive, and the suspect remains on the loose. 

Biketoberfest Sees Smaller Crowds

(Daytona Beach, FL) -- COVID-19 appears to have reduced crowds at a popular Volusia County event. Biketoberfest wrapped yesterday after four days. Smaller crowds were reported this weekend at the annual event. A county tourism official tells the News-Journal crowds weren't at all like last year, but businesses are thankful for those that came.  

Curfew Suspended In Miami-Dade County

(Miami, FL) -- Miami-Dade County is asking the courts to reinstate its overnight curfew. A judge last week struck down the curfew because it contradicts an emergency order by the governor. County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced the county has filed an appeal, but for now, the curfew is no longer in effect. He asks everyone to wear face coverings in public and avoid large gatherings that can trigger outbreaks. 

Couple Gets Married On River Dividing Canada, U.S.

(Undated) -- A Canadian couple says they wouldn't change a single thing about their US-Canada border wedding. Lindsay Clowes and Alex Leckie exchanged their vows on the river dividing the two countries so that their family from both the United States and Canada could attend without violating coronavirus travel restrictions. Clowes told CNN with the help of her parents they were able to pull off the wedding after postponing the original August wedding date. The couple had 50 people attend from the Canadian side and 15 from the United States side in Maine. 

Man Discovered With Gold In His Butt At Indian Airport

(India) -- A man is in custody after trying to smuggle gold through an Indian airport via his butt. Airport authorities at Kannur Airport in Kerala say the GoAir passenger arrived from Dubai, and customs officials noticed he was walking strangely. A search found two pounds of gold bullion shoved up his rectum. The find was reportedly worth about 60-thousand dollars. The man resorted to smuggling the precious nuggets in order to avoid an 18-percent tax. There is no word on the charges he may face.


1985, the first Blockbuster store opened.

1982, carmaker John DeLorean was arrested in Los Angeles and charged in a 24-million-dollars cocaine scheme aimed at salvaging his bankrupt sports car company. DeLorean was tried and acquitted.

1973, former White House counsel John Dean pled guilty to one count of conspiracy in the Watergate cover-up.

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