Boca Raton Man Faces New Charges After Fight Victim Dies

first_imgA Boca Raton man who was originally charged with aggravated battery is facing new counts.Police say Santiago Jaime-Velasquez punched a man in the face last week during a fight at an apartment complex on SW 7th Street.The victim later died from his injuries.A witness told police that he also saw Jaime-Velasquez kick the victim in the head.According to police, the victim regained consciousness and walked through a cemetery before falling unconscious again. Doctors treated the man for a brain bleed and put him on life support.Authorities have upgraded the charges to negligent manslaughter.The victim has not been identified.last_img

Miami FDLE investigating craigslist ad of baby for sale

first_imgThe Florida Department of Law Enforcement has launched an investigation to see if an ad placed last week to sell a baby for $500 was real or a hoax.The ad said the baby is two weeks old, sleeps and doesn’t make noise at night.It also said the seller would provide clothes and formula, and offered to include the baby’s 4-year-old sister for free.The supposed seller claimed to work for the state’s Department Children and Families.Department officials say they’ve interviewed one suspect who denied involvement.Investigators are now waiting for computer records that could point them in the right direction.No other information is available at this time.last_img

Two killed in London Bridge terror attack, suspect shot dead

first_imgTwo people were killed, and three others were injured after a terror attack was carried out on the London Bridge in England on Friday.As of Saturday, UK counterterrorism police are searching for clues into how a man imprisoned for terrorism offenses before his release last year managed to stab several people before being tackled by bystanders and shot dead by officers.The suspect 28-year-old Usman Khan was attending a program that works to educate prisoners when he launched Friday’s attack just yards from the site of a similar terror attack, which occurred in 2017, according to London’s police counterterrorism chief.British police said they were treating the stabbings as a terrorist attack and were not actively looking for other suspects.Click here to learn more.last_img

Child struck by vehicle near Jupiter Middle School

first_imgA child is recovering in the hospital after they were struck by a vehicle while riding a bike.The incident occurred Monday morning on Military Trail, just south of Indian Creek Parkway.Not much is known about the incident at this time, however, the child was said to have been taken to  St. Mary’s Medical Center.Authorities were also seen towing a Telsa away from the scene.It is unclear if the child attends Jupiter Middle School.last_img

Recreational pot proposal shelved for 2020

first_imgAccording to reports, the proposal for recreational marijuana use in Florida will not go on the November ballot.Make It Legal Florida, a political committee, has been attempting to meet a requirement to submit 766,200 valid petition signatures to the state of Florida by the deadline- February 1st.However, they need more time. Reports say the committee went to court to try to get more time.Nick Hansen, chairman of the committee, said supporters will try to put the issue on the 2022 ballot.The proposal would allow people 21 or older to “possess, use, purchase, display, and transport up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana and marijuana accessories for personal use for any reason.”last_img

Missing teen found dead inside of a chimney

first_imgAuthorities in Port Clinton, Ohio are reporting that they found the body of a missing teen trapped inside of a chimney while re-canvasing the area surrounding his home.14-year-old Harley Dilly’s body was discovered Monday inside of a neighbor’s chimney three weeks after he initially went missing while walking to school.Officials say while they did check the areas surrounding Dilly’s home when they re-canvased that area they decided to enter a neighbor’s vacant summer home which is currently undergoing renovations.When authorities entered the second floor of the house, they found Dilly’s jacket and glasses next to a brick chimney. They then looked inside the chimney and found Dilly’s body stuck inside.“The chimney is between the second and third floors and is 9 by 13 inches,” said Port Clinton Police Department Chief Robert J. Hickman.Investigators told reporters that they don’t suspect foul play in the teen’s death.During a press conference, authorities reported that they believe that the teen climbed an antenna to the roof of the house and then went down its chimney.An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday.last_img read more

7-year-old hospitalized after shooting himself in Fort Lauderdale

first_imgFort Lauderdale police are investigating an incident that involved a 7-year-old boy who shot himself in the leg.Investigators say the father left the child in the car Wednesday morning while he ran into the grocery store. The boy found the loaded gun and shot himself in the leg.The father called 911 right away when he found the injured boy. He was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center with serious injuries but is expected to be OK. Police have not identified the father or the child, they are still investigating the incident.last_img

Vice President Mike Pence to campaign in Florida

first_imgVice President Mike Pence landed in Tampa, Florida on Thursday to attend events being held as part of President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.Vice President Pence will make his way to the Hillsborough County community of Wimauma early in the day to host a ‘Keep America Great Rally.’ He is then scheduled to make an appearance at a “Latinos For Trump” event at 6 p.m. at the Nación de Fe church on W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee.His visit comes just a day after impeachment articles were signed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and sent to the Senate.Trump Impeachment Trial Formally Begins Today, USMCA Passeslast_img

Florida teacher accused of kicking student wit autism

first_imgPolice are currently investigating an incident in which a Pompano Beach elementary school teacher allegedly kicked a 5-year-old boy with autism.The father of the 5-year-old, Michael Faloney, told reporters that McNab Elementary School staff members informed him about the incident. The allegation was made anonymously last week by a person who reported seeing the teacher put his foot on the child’s face while he was napping on the ground.School staff members also told Faloney that Child Protective Services were called and pictures were taken to document any marks.A Broward County Public Schools spokesperson has since released a statement on the incident:  “The school is communicating and working with the family and will take the administrative actions that are deemed appropriate.”last_img read more