Man charged in Sumter County summer shooting death of son
SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. — A Webster man has been charged in connection to a shooting that killed his son, the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office said. SCSO said Lindsay McGeorge, 51, was already in jail for an unrelated crime when it charged him with manslaughter on Thursday. READ: Tristen Nash, son of WWE Hall of Famer Kevin Nash, dead at 26Sumter County shooting death arrest Lindsay McGeorge (Sumter County Sheriff's Office)On Aug. 20, investigators said McGeorge was at his home on County Road 673 when he shot and killed his son, 19-year-old Jaiden McGeorge, after mistaking him for a burglar. READ: Man found inside crashed car in Orange County shot to death, deputies sayThey said the elder McGeorge reported seeing three people trying to enter his home, claiming one was armed with a handgun. Jail records show that McGeorge was booked into the Sumter County Detention Center on Sept. 8 on charges including possession of a weapon and contempt of court.wftv.com
Police: Florida woman smuggled drugs into prison while visiting with infant grandchild
Arrested: Melissa Anne Webster was caught with cocaine and heroin as he prepared to visit an inmate at a southwest Florida prison. (DeSoto County Sheriff's Office)ARCADIA, Fla. — A Florida woman is accused of attempting to smuggle narcotics into a prison while visiting an inmate with her infant grandchild, authorities said. Prison officials thoroughly search visitors and found the narcotics when Webster visited the facility on Sunday, WFTX-TV reported. The sheriff’s office stated in its release that Webster had nearly 800 grams, or 2 pounds, of narcotics in her possession in total. Webster was being held without bail, the sheriff’s office said.wftv.com
Man charged for setting beloved, five-decade-old Massachusetts Chinese restaurant on fire
A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a three-alarm fire that destroyed a beloved Chinese restaurant in Webster, Massachusetts, earlier this month. Joel Batista-Viera, 42, allegedly broke into and set Wind Tiki at 154 Thompson Road on fire at around 2 a.m. on March 18. The restaurant reportedly closed at 8:30 p.m. the night before and no one was inside at the time of the incident.news.yahoo.com
Active shooter reported at Oneida Casino in Wisconsin; gunman in custody
People shot at casino A heavy police present was reported at a Wisconsin casino amid calls about an active shooter. (Chalabala/iStock)ASHWAUBENON, Wis. — Police reported an “active shooter situation” at a Wisconsin casino on Saturday night. >> Read more trending newsAccording to the Green Bay Police Department, reports of an active shooter were received from the Oneida Casino and Radisson Hotel in Ashwaubenon, a suburb of Green Bay, WDJT reported. According to the Green Bay Police Department, the gunman is in custody, WDJT and the Green Bay Press-Gazette reported. There's an active shooter situation at the Main Oneida Casino, please avoid that area.wftv.com
Need more masks? Volusia County has you covered
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Even though the vaccine is becoming more and more available, health officials strongly urge everyone across the country to continue wearing their masks. If you find that your stockpile is running low, Volusia County has begun distributing 100,000 surgical face masks. The face masks were provided by the state of Florida. So far, the county has distributed over 500,000 face masks within the community. If you can’t make it to one of the locations or do not live in Volusia County, you can find affordable surgical face masks here.
SoulCycle names Evelyn Webster as new CEO
SoulCycle announced Tuesday that Evelyn Webster will take over the role of chief executive officer in mid-December, the company told CNBC Make It. Webster was most recently the CEO of Guardian News and Media's international operations. At SoulCycle, Webster will focus on "building a team and company culture that supports SoulCycle's mission," according to the release. In November, multiple SoulCycle riders and staff alleged that the company enabled toxic behavior, sexual harassment and anti-gay and racial discrimination, according to reports by Business Insider. Check out: SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan resignsDon't miss: Highest-ever Amex Gold Card welcome bonus is worth up to $600 in gift cardscnbc.com
Man, 46, killed when pickup strikes trees, brush in Sumter County
SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. – A 46-year-old Webster man was killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Sumter County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The FHP said the man, whose name has not been released, died in the wreck, which happened around 10:05 a.m. on State Road 50 near County Road 711. Troopers said the man was driving a Ford F-250 west on S.R. The pickup traveled across the eastbound lanes before striking several trees and brush, the FHP said. The man, who was wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead the scene, according to an FHP report.
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