Jul 032015
 
GRINDING UBER INTO THE DIRT?

by Naja and Arnaud Girard……. “I was the first to qualify as a Uber driver in Key West,” says Hank Allen with a look of disillusionment. We caught up with him on the steps of the Monroe County court house last Tuesday where he was on his way in to face the criminal charges the City of Key West had brought against him for driving his Uber car without a City permit. Just what Uber is [or isn’t] depends entirely on who you talk to. [continue reading…]

Jul 032015
 
Hostage Standoff on Duval Street: “In typical Key West fashion: 'Nothing' happens in the most spectacular way.” ~ Mike Mongo

  UPDATE Thursday July 2, 3:35 pm by Naja and Arnaud Girard……. The 911 call went something like this: ‘I stabbed my wife. I stabbed her in the chest and the abdomen, both. I have a shotgun. I’m in my room at Duval House and I’m holding my 13-year old niece hostage.’ KWPD went running, set up a perimeter, locked down the 800 block of Duval Street and sharp shooters took position. Reinforcements were called in. The mobile command post was deployed and police negotiators [continue reading…]