Between 2003 and 2012, 1,539 pedestrians died while walking along the streets of South Florida. That's more pedestrian deaths in any other major metro area except for New York and Los Angeles. So, sadly, it's not much of a surprise that Miami has been ranked the fourth most dangerous metro area for ... More >>
The Miami food scene really came into its own in 2013, with local Miami chefs opening innovative restaurants and the culinary community evolving into a sophisticated and cohesive entity. It's also been a year of drama and tragedy. In 2013, Terrazza's executive chef, Stefano Riccioletti, was struc ... More >>
Every year, Miami New Times names the 12 most awful people in our community -- one per month -- and then asks acclaimed artist Derf to caricature them so you can feel better about your jerk neighbors. Click through to meet the scoundrels who shamed the Magic City this year. Consider it our Christm ... More >>
Karlie Tomica, the 20 year-old "party princess" who was charged in the hit-and-run death of Terrazza executive chef Stefano Riccioletti on January 29, 2013, will allegedly be offered a plea deal tomorrow morning. See also: - Karlie Tomica Expected To Be Charged with DUI Manslaughter Today - Terrazz ... More >>
Karlie Tomica, the self-described "party princess" who hit Shore Club executive chef Stefano Riccioletti and then drove home drunk, has reportedly reached a plea deal with prosecutors. She'll spend just four years in prison, followed by two years of house arrest and 15 years of probation.
The lawyers for Karlie Tomica, the 20-year-old Nikki Beach bartender and self proclaimed "Party Princess," are trying to get the judge assigned to her DUI hit-and-run case thrown out. Tomica's lawyers claims that Miami-Dade Judge Migna Sanchez Llorens made comments during an earlier court appearance ... More >>
It's official: Karlie Tomica will be charged with DUI manslaughter for the hit-and-run death of Shore Club executive chef Stefano Riccioletti. The self-described South Beach "Party Princess" will be in court today where she'll officially be hit with the charges.
Karlie Tomica, the self-proclaimed "party princess" that allegedly killed Terrazza executive chef Stefano Riccioletti on January 29 in a hit-and-run, is scheduled to appear in court this morning. Tomica is expected to be charged with DUI manslaughter; leaving the scene of an accident involving a dea ... More >>
Karlie Tomica, the self described Miami Beach "party princess" who hit and killed a man with her car and then drove off, had three time the legal limit of alcohol in her blood, according to just released toxicology reports.
Miami Beach Police have confirmed that toxicology report findings show that Karlie Tomica was, indeed, drunk when she allegedly struck and fatally killed Terrazza executive chef Stefano Riccioletti on January 29. MBPD Detective Vivian Hernandez confirmed the findings to Short Order. "Yes. She was th ... More >>
The son of the South Beach chef killed in a hit-and-run has filed a lawsuit against the driver and the bar in which she worked.According to NBC6, Jacopo Riccioletti, the son of Stefano Riccioletti, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Miami-Dade Circuit Court against 20 year-old KarlieTomica and ... More >>
Karlie Tomica is currently the most reviled person on Miami Beach. According to police, the Nikki Beach bartender and self-described "party princess" ran over chef Stefano Riccioletti outside his Collins Avenue eatery on Monday morning. As Riccioletti lay dying on the street, Tomica allegedly sped a ... More >>
The culinary community is still reeling after hearing about the death of Terrazza executive chef Stefano Riccioletti. Riccioletti, a family man with two small children, was struck and killed in an apparent DUI hit-and-run around 6 a.m. Monday by 20-year-old Karlie Tomica. Tomica fled the scene in ... More >>
Terrazza executive chef Stefano Riccioletti was struck and killed yesterday morning by a motorist in an apparent DUI hit-and-run just steps from the restaurant he helmed at the Shore Club Hotel in South Beach. Riccioletti was thrown about 30 feet onto the driveway of the Shelborne South Beach&n ... More >>
Karlie Tomica was booked into jail yesterday after the car she was driving struck and killed a man outside the Shelborne South Beach on Collins Avenue. She might not have been found so quickly if a Good Samaritan hadn't followed her to an apartment building in Mid-Beach. Now, the witness's 911 call ... More >>