Mother charged with manslaughter after 1-year-old dies in hot car

first_imgSeminole County Sheriffs Office(SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla.) — The mother of a 1-year-old found dead after being left in a hot car all day has been charged with negligent manslaughter, authorities in Florida said Saturday.Kailyn Pollard, 29, was arrested on Friday hours after police in Seminole County said they were investigating the infant’s death. She made her first court appearance on Saturday.Pollard’s daughter was found at a Wawa gas station in Sanford, Florida, at about 4:40 p.m. on Friday, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Department said.According to an arrest report obtained by Orlando ABC affiliate WFTV, Pollard apparently forgot to drop her daughter off at day care before showing up to work at 8:30 a.m. The child remained in the car all day until Pollard left at about 4 p.m.The mother drove to Olive Garden to pick up dinner and then stopped for gas when she realized her daughter was in the rear-facing car seat in the back, according to the arrest report.The child was already dead when authorities arrived at the gas station, police said.Pollard was released from jail on $20,000 bond, according to WFTV, and will be back in court on Oct. 23.The high temperature in Sanford on Friday was 94 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.The child was one of two found dead in a hot car in central Florida on Friday, according to WFTV.Another child was found in a hot car in Orlando at about 2 p.m. on Friday and taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital where he was pronounced dead. No charges have been filed in that case.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Fifth Avenue’s Textile Building to get $350M makeover

first_imgTIG founding principal Elliott Ingerman and the Textile Building at 295 Fifth Avenue (LinkedIn, Google Maps)The century-old Textile Building at 295 Fifth Avenue will get a two-story penthouse as part of a $350 million makeover, the New York Post reported.The redevelopment project, which also includes plans for a ground-floor courtyard, several terraces and hospitality amenities, aims to attract new tenants to the 700,000-square-foot building, which is currently vacant.The owners of the building — Tribeca Investment Group (TIG), PGIM Real Estate and Meadow Partners — seem to be confident in the future of the building, despite the vacancy and the overall contraction of Manhattan’s office market.“We feel very good about our basis,” TIG founding principal Elliott Ingerman told the outlet. “A lot of technology tenants are looking for this type of space, and now, so are the banks.”ADVERTISEMENTRead moreTextile Building to get $300M overhaulTribeca Associates acquiring Midtown South’s historic Textile BuildingJeff Sutton lands $235M refinancing on 724 Fifth Full Name* Message* Email Address* Studios Architecture will design the 34,000-square-foot penthouse with floor-to-ceiling windows, and the lobby with a cafe and a library. The building will be open to new tenants in the third quarter of 2022.TIG and its partners acquired the 99-year leasehold on the 17-story building in 2019 for $375 million.The owners will be up against a tough market: Manhattan’s office availability hit a record high 16.1 percent in the first quarter, according to Colliers International. [NYP] — Akiko MatsudaContact Akiko Matsudalast_img read more

Trivia Tuesday: Disney California Adventure + Video

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Indian golfer Himmat Singh Rai jumps to eighth place in Aboitiz tournament

first_imgIndian golfer Himmat Singh Rai might not be going through a good phase in his career, but he got a shot in his arm on Thursday when he hit a five-under 67 to jump to tied eighth place after second round of the Asian Development Tour’s Aboitiz Invitational golf tournament in Manila, Philippines.The Indian shot a three-under 69 in the first round and with a six-under 136 aggregate, he is five strokes behind the Filipino leader Juvic Pagunsan.Also read: Indian golfer Ranveer Saini bags Gold in Special OlympicsThailand’s Pijit Petchkasem, overnight joint leader, shot a second straight 66 to slip to second place while local duo Zanie Boy Gialon and Angelo Que shared third place on 133 following rounds of 63 and 67.Rai, who won a title on the Asian Tour in 2011, started his second round at the Aboitiz Open on a sour note when he dropped a bogey on the second hole. But it was a mistake he was never to repeat throughout the day as he made amends from there. Rai turned his plummeting fortunes around with a hat-trick of birdies, starting from fifth hole. It kept him in a good stead as Rai added one more birdie on 15th hole, before closing his round with a 18th hole birdie.Also read: Vijender awaits govt’s permission to join training in UK  The Development Tour serves as the feeder tour for the Asian tour. Top-five finishers on the Development Tour qualify for the main tour at the end of season. Rai is currently 105th on the Development Tour order of merit, but a good finish in Manila can help him get good ranking points. advertisementlast_img read more

Buffy SainteMarie to receive humanitarian award at this years Juno Awards

first_imgAdvertisement Twitter Advertisement Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Organizers at the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences say Sainte-Marie “exemplifies the essence of humanitarianism” through her dedication to protecting indigenous communities and indigenous intellectual property.In 1969, Sainte-Marie founded a non-profit foundation dedicated to the improvement of Native American education, and also wrote peace anthems “Universal Soldier,” which spoke out against war.Since its first presentation in 2006 the humanitarian award has been given to artists that include Bruce Cockburn, Sarah McLachlan, Rush and members of Arcade Fire. Saint-Marie will receive the award in Ottawa on April 1, the day before the televised Juno Awards ceremony. Login/Register With: Buffy Sainte-Marie has collected numerous accolades over her career, but this year organizers at the Juno Awards will honour what she’s done for others.The singer and social activist will be recipient of the 2017 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award during a Juno Awards gala dinner in April.The tribute is reserved for Canadian musicians who have left a positive impact on their community. Advertisementlast_img read more

TCI Hospital prepared for Hurricane Matthew

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, Turks and Caicos (Monday, October 03, 2016):- Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital has formally activated its Hurricane Emergency Response Plan in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.Emergency Departments at both the Cheshire Hall and the Cockburn Town Medical Centre will remain open around the clock, however, the outpatient department and other clinics at both sites will be closed as of 5 p.m. today October 3rd until further notice. Essential hospital staff will remain onsite until the passage of the storm.Arrangements are being made to relocate antenatal patients (36 weeks and more) to the hospital for their safety. Dialysis and Oncology patients at both hospital sites will be advised of any potential change in their scheduled treatment plans to ensure minimal disruption. Extended clinics may be considered after the storm has passed, if necessary. Elderly persons and support staff from the Grand Turk Wellness Centre will be relocated to Cockburn Town Medical Centre later today. Other high-risk patients will be determined by medical staff and contacted accordingly.TCI Hospital is currently liaising with the Government’s National Blood Bank to obtain additional blood supplies especially O Positive and O Negative as a precautionary measure. Persons are encouraged to visit the Turks and Caicos Islands Blood Bank located at the Cheshire Hall Medical Centre today to donate blood.There are adequate stocks of essential supplies, medication, water, food, and several days’ worth of fuel for backup generators at both hospital sites in the event of an electricity outage. The Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital maintains an updated and effective, all hazards, Emergency and Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan to respond to both internal and external emergencies and disaster situations. Both the Cheshire Hall Medical and the Cockburn Town Medical Centres are structurally engineered to withstand a Category 5 level storm.TCI Hospital Senior Management team will continue to monitor Hurricane Matthew and remain in constant communication with all sectors of Disaster Management.Patients are reminded to visit their nearest community pharmacy to obtain an adequate supply of prescription refills. Medications should be stored in an accessible, dry location. Ensure all personal hurricane preparedness plans are up-to-date, avoid flood prone areas, and remain indoors until the all clear is given. Sand bags can be collected from TCI Red Cross locations across the islands. Below is a 2016 list of emergency shelters provided by the Department of Disaster Management and Emergencies.Salt Cay:  Club House, South DistrictGrand Turk: Green Door, Lighthouse Road                         Community College, Lighthouse RoadSouth Caicos: Community Centre, Sarah HillMiddle Caicos: Conch Bar Community Centre                            Mt. Moriah Baptist ChurchNorth Caicos: Kew Community Centre                          Lighthouse Church, Bottle CreekProvidenciales: All Saints Mission Church, Leeward Highway Related Items:last_img read more