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2 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee
The median age in Haiti is 21.9 years old. Only one of fourteen infants born in Haiti make it to their first birthday.
6 hrs ago | Capital Soup
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Orange County Sheriff's Office, and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrested three former employees of Threshold Center for Autism.
9 hrs ago | News 4 Jax
The second of three men convicted of kidnapping and murdering a Florida State University student in 2010 has been sentenced to death. In June, a jury voted 12-0 to recommend the death penalty for 43-year-old Kentrell Johnson for killing 29-year-old Vincent Binder.
11 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Florida is marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Ivan, which remains one of the costliest tropical storms to ever make landfall in the U.S. Ivan came ashore just west of Gulf Shores, Alabama, on Sept. 16, 2004, as a Category 3 storm.
15 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach
When I told my brother I'd help him move out of his house in Gainesville, I planned to pay tribute to Tom Petty's place of origin by visiting sites that were important to him as a young man.
They're trying to find a new president to run Florida State University, and darned if the whole thing hasn't gotten political. If I had to pick a turning point, I'd go with 1993.
Settlement reached in Christina West case West sued the city after she suffered broken bones and other injuries during a DUI arrest Aug. 10, 2013 Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1tYmVsA This is a photograph of Christina West after she was subdued by Tallahassee police officers during an Aug. 10 arrest on a charge of DUI. / The incident happened Aug. 10, when Tallahassee police officers responded to a woman who reportedly drove her car off the road and into a home in Killearn.
According to a city investigation, a contract custodial worker took the security guard's cell phone at his request and made a video showing her pleasuring herself in a bathroom stall. She told investigators she specifically used that restroom because city employees didn't use it and there was less traffic.
The Florida Highway Patrol website indicated that there was a fatality on I-10 near mile marker 197 in Tallahassee. The accident occurred shortly after noon.
Police say a small plane carrying three men and a 17-year-old from Ireland crashed in a park in St. Petersburg. The pilot, 58-year-old Grant Jordon, is in serious but stable condition at an area hospital.
Prosecutors in Florida routinely drop their examination of rape claims unless the alleged victim explicitly agrees to an investigation, according to a New York Times analysis . The newspaper examined sexual assault claims filed by students at Florida State University - where Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston led the Seminoles to a national championship in January, after prosecutors declined to charge him in a rape case that languished for nearly 11 months.
An ethics panel found former congressman David Rivera in violation of seven instances of ethics violations while he served as a state lawmaker in Tallahassee. Faced with an exodus of his legal team, David Rivera failed to delay a Florida Commission on Ethics case that found he corruptly managed taxpayer money and his own financial disclosure forms as a state legislator.
A Florida DOC spokeswoman says they are "reviewing procedures related to inmate work squads as well as the process for notifying local law enforcement officials." Inmate work detail procedures under review A Florida DOC spokeswoman says they are "reviewing procedures related to inmate work squads as well as the process for notifying local law enforcement officials."
This is the first event that has ever been held in Tallahassee for Gold Star parents. Many of the families took to art after losing their loved one to help them cope.
The Florida Lottery announces that Tommyzenia Williams, 50, of Mims, claimed a top prize in the $500,000 JACKPOT Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. She purchased her winning ticket from Kangaroo Express, located at 3164 Main Street West in Mims.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:22 pm
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