A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in a dispute over a handicapped spot.
The pier’s deck was removed and replaced. The pole lighting fixtures were taken down and replaced with lights under a new railing material. New fish cleaning stations, benches and trash bins were also added. The city says more benches are on order and will be installed in the future.
Troopers say 56-year-old Timothy Paszko was riding eastbound on Center Road in the left turn lane, west of the U.S. 41 Bypass, when he was hit by a sanitation truck driven by 28-year-old Tracy Nabergall of Venice.
It happened Friday around 11:30am in the 301 northbound lanes, just south of University. Deputies say a witness told them the vehicle went off the road and crashed into a ditch. The driver, a black man, got out and ran off on foot heading west on 301.
Troopers say around 8:30pm Sean Killelea of Sarasota was driving eastbound on Fruitville Road before entering the left turn lane for Arbor Oaks. He pulled out in front of a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Garrett Alday of Myakka City.
It’s been about a month since it was announced that the doors of the Sarasota Family YMCA fitness centers would shut down. Today, many in the community are celebrating that those doors will actually remain open.
Prosecutors played Michael Drejka's interview with Pinellas County detectives during his manslaughter trial in Clearwater, Florida. He is charged with the July 2018 death of Markeis McGlockton, 28. Not long after playing the video, the prosecution rested its case after two days of testimony.
Detectives say in July, they got a call from a local dealership about a person trying to buy a 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat online that they felt was suspicious. After investigating, detectives say they determined the driver's license being used for the sale belonged to someone else.
The district tells ABC7 that they received messages through the Fortify Florida app about a possible threat. The app was launched after the shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland as a way to report threats.
Monday around 7:40pm, the man walked into the business on the 1600 block of North Washington, walks up to the counter and sets down a bag, demanding money from the cashier. The cashier spoke to another employee and the man grabbed the bag and left without any cash.
William Karaein was arrested in February 2019 after the victim told a child protection agent that he had forced her to perform oral sex and showed her images of genitals on his cellphone. The victim said both happened many times.
Boynton Beach police spokeswoman Stephanie Slater said witnesses followed the white truck on Wednesday after seeing the boy jump out, eventually blocking it and detaining the driver until police arrived.