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Florida man threatened people 3 different times before shooting man in 'stand your ground' case
About three months ago, Richard Kelly told a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office detective he was confronted by Drejka at Circle A Food Store, the same store where he shot McGlockton. Drejka, documents said, was upset because Kelly parked in a handicapped-accessible spot. The exchange between the two b
Bail, conditions set for man charged in fatal shooting
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge on Tuesday kept bond at $100,000 for a man charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man who assaulted him outside a convenience store in a dispute over parking.Judge Joseph Bulone in the Pinellas County court on Tuesday said that if Michael Drejka
Manslaughter charge filed in Clearwater 'Stand Your Ground' case
The shooting, which was captured on surveillance footage at the Circle A Food Store, had become the focus of local and national protests after Sheriff Bob Gualtieri concluded that last year’s changes to the state’s Stand Your Ground law – which gives citizens the right to use deadly force in self-de
Man arrested for DUI manslaughter in 4-vehicle crash that killed father and son in Pinellas County
On July 28, 2018, James Wolf, of Seminole, was driving his 2005 Chevrolet SUV westbound on Park Boulevard, approaching the intersection of 104th Lane, when deputies say he failed to stop for a red traffic light and crashed into a 2001 Lexus being driven by 59-year-old Edward Delzer, and occupied by
Documents show Clearwater shooter involved in multiple road rage, gun threat incidents
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Documents show Michael Drejka, the 48-year-old man charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of 28-year-old Markeis McGlockton, may have a history of drawing his gun in arguments with strangers.
Clearwater man starts Go Fund Me for Michael Drejka
Clearwater, FLA -A Clearwater man doesn't believe "stand your ground" shooter, Michael Drejka belongs in jail.
Hillsborough sheriff's son won't be allowed to use 'Stand Your Ground' defense
The 24-year-old’s attorney had previously pleaded for the judge to consider Florida's "stand your ground law," saying "Under 776023.1, stand your ground, once a person, once a potential case of self defense, then the burden is now on the state to prove by convincing evidence is no longer entitled t
Largo mom: Bus driver drops 6-year-old dropped off miles from home, police find her wandering
CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) - A Largo mom said a school bus driver dropped her 6-year-old daughter off without a guardian present, only to be found an hour later by Clearwater police wandering miles from home.
White man charged with fatally shooting black man in Florida
© AP Photo/Tamara LushIn an Aug. 7, 2018 photo, Michael McGlockton holds a photo of his son, Markeis McGlockton, in Clearwater, Fla. Markeis was shot and killed on July 19 in Clearwater, Florida during an argument over a parking spot. The shooter, Michael Drejka, said he was defending himself and is
Have You Spotted Tom Cruise In Clearwater Yet?
According toPeople magazine, the star of the "Mission Impossible" series including the newly released "Mission Impossible – Fallout," has settled down in a Clearwater penthouse condominium.
Texas man fled traffic stop, tried to hide in bathroom ceiling at Clearwater hotel, cops say
Clearwater police tried to pull over Jim J. Wisner, 41, of Corpus Christi after they saw him driving a red Ford Expedition without headlights on Court Street around 3 a.m. on Saturday.
Governor orders state of emergency due to red tide in Florida
Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency due to impacts of red tide in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.
Port Richey residents without trash pick up for three weeks because of trees
That's what residents on Ginny Drive in Port Richey are dealing with. Republic Services, the company that typically picks up trash on Tuesdays and Fridays, told residents they wouldn't be back until trees and bushes are trimmed.
Police issue dozens of citations on Courtney Campbell Causeway following officer-involved crashes
TAMPA, Fla. -- Over the course of about six hours, Tampa police officers issued dozens of citations for speeding, moving violations and failing to "move over" for law enforcement or first responders.
Motorcycle crash shuts down part of Memorial Causeway in Clearwater
CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) - Part of the Memorial Causeway in Clearwater is shut down due to a serious crash Sunday morning.Clearwater police say a motorcycle crashed at Memorial Causeway and Island Way around 9 a.m.We're told a man was taken to Bayfront Hospital via helicopter as a trauma alert. Offic
One person transported to the hospital after a Jet Ski accident
CLEARWATER, Fla - One person was transported to the hospital after a Jet Ski accident. The Officers with Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to the Courtney Campbell Causeway around 3:15 p.m. Sunday after two Jet Skis Collided.One woman was transported to Bayfront Health in St. Pete
Car catches fire on Courtney Campbell Causeway; family escapes unharmed
A family escaped unharmed after their car caught fire on the Courtney Campbell Causeway on Saturday, Clearwater police say.The family of four -- two adults and two children -- were in the 2008 Chrysler Sebring when it caught fire about 5:41 p.m. about a mile west of the county line, police said. All
Man accused of trying to dance naked in front of couple eating at Japanese steakhouse
The Tampa Bay Timesreportedthat James Dylan Jordan, 24, was drunk when he approached a couple eating at a Kobe Japanese Steakhouse in Clearwater.
Jackknifed semi-truck shuts down I-275 northbound lanes
Interstate 275 northbound in Tampa is completely shutdown just north of the I-4 interchange.All Northbound traffic on I-275 northbound is being diverted onto I-4 eastbound.No injuries were reported. but wreckers are being called in to remove the jackknifed semi.Click herefor an interactive traffic m
Drivers crash into police cars in Clearwater
CLEARWATER, Fla. (CBS12) —Three police officers suffered minor injuries after two separate drivers crashed into their patrol cars.The crashes happened early Saturday morning on the Courtney Campbell Causeway in Clearwater.WTSPreported one patrol car stopped to investigate a crash when a driver crash