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Jury acquits ex-Kingsland police officer on manslaughter, convicts him on violating oath in killing unarmed man

A Southeast Georga jury acquitted fired Kingsland, Ga. police officer Zechariah Presley on two manslaughter charges, but convicted him Saturday on violating his oath of office for fatally shooting an unarmed man last year during a traffic stop.Presley killed 33-year-old Tony Green on June 20, 2018 during a foot chase. He went on trial Monday on charges of voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter and violating his oath of office.About 6 p.m. Saturday, a Camden County […]

'Miracle' warehouse donation expands Jacksonville food bank's capacity, ability to serve the hungry

Businessman Carlton H. Spence gave Feeding Northeast Florida a 45,000-square-foot warehouse, including 33,000 square feet of critical freezer and cooler space. For free. The warehouse, which is about a mile from the food bank’s Edgewood Avenue headquarters, was appraised at $2.5 million, well beyond the nonprofit’s financial reach.