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19 hrs ago | via News 4 Jax
As soon as he entered the screened-pool area at the Golden Eagle manse the morning of Feb. 22, 2014, Gerald Gardner knew something was wrong. First, the maintenance man saw Samira Frasch's little white dog, Bella, running around the enclosure where it didn't belong. Comment?
Yesterday | via WCTV Tallahassee
Farhan "Ronny" Ahmed has been been back at Florida State University for about 3 weeks, balancing a life of classes and doctor's appointments. In an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News, Ahmed told us he's kept a positive mindset since he was shot 3 times in November's shooting at FSU's Strozier Library. Comment?
Saturday | via WCTV Tallahassee
Jefferson County Sheriff's Department responded to a shooting at the J&B Club on Asheville Highway. at 2:30 this morning. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via Cross Roads News
Centevious Stepp-McCommons of Atlanta and Malik Deshawn Rice of Covington will spend the rest of their lives in prison after both were convicted in the Craigslist-related murder of a grandfather on Aug. 19, 2013. The two lured Clarence Gardenhire of Tallahassee, Fla., and his son, Jamar Perry, to an abandoned house in southeast Atlanta in DeKalb with a fake ad featuring an iPhone for sale. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via WCTV Tallahassee
A tornado watch has been issued for most of our area until Midnight. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for the development of a tornado. Comment?
Sunday Feb 22 | via The Tallahassee O
The ACLU is releasing records today obtained from law enforcement agencies across Florida about their acquisition and use of sophisticated cell phone location tracking devices known as " Stingrays ." These records provide the most detailed account to date of how law enforcement agencies across a single state are relying on the technology. Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via USA Today
Jamies Winston spoke with reporters Thursday at the NFL scouting combine, the most anticipated interview of the week. So what did the former Florida State QB say? Jameis Winston meets the press at the NFL scouting combine Jamies Winston spoke with reporters Thursday at the NFL scouting combine, the most anticipated interview of the week. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Switched
A judge has ordered a psychiatric examination for a man who allegedly tried to pay a bar tab with a rock, and then made a bogus bomb threat. Cops in Tallahassee, Florida say that on Wednesday, Jared Simpson, 24, visited the 4th Quarter Bar & Grill and rung up a $10 tab. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via NFL
The same level of pre-draft scrutiny that led one NFL general manager to a thumbs-down opinion on quarterback Johnny Manziel last year awaits Jameis Winston -- this year's character-flawed draft quandary at the quarterback position -- with the very same GM. Specifically, the pattern of Winston's message to NFL clubs about his off-field behavior, beginning with the high-intensity interviews that commence this week at the NFL Scouting Combine and continuing through subsequent interviews prior to the April 30-May 2 draft, had better be consistent. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via Examiner.com
Malik Rice, 19, and Contevious Stepp-McCommons, 20, were sentenced to life in prison for luring a man with a fake Craigslist ad and killing him during an attempted armed robbery, according to DeKalb County prosecutors. Two men were sentenced to life in prison for luring a Florida grandfather to his death with a bogus advertisement on Craigslist. 1 comment
Tuesday Feb 17 | via NFLMocks
Nov 8, 2014; Tallahassee, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston calls an audible during the second half against the Virginia Cavaliers at Doak Campbell Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports Listen. Comment?
Monday Feb 16 | via WTLV
FSU library shooting victim returns to school TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The FSU student paralyzed during a shooting on campus last year is now back in school. Comment?
Saturday Feb 14 | via St. Petersburg Times
A joint statement from the university system's Board of Governors, university police chiefs and the 12 public universities expresses opposition to a legislative proposal that would allow people with concealed-firearms licenses to carry guns at state colleges and universities. In the statement, the university system said "that removing that long-standing protection is contrary to the values we embrace and could create new challenges in our ability to provide a safe and secure learning environment." Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via CBS Local
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Tuesday Feb 10 | via PR.com
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Monday Feb 9 | via Florida Department of Law Enforcement
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, with assistance from the Miami Dade Police Department, arrested Jose D. Fontanillas, 63, on two counts of premeditated first-degree murder yesterday in Miami. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and FDLE led the investigation. Comment?
Sunday Feb 8 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Ten days after he became president of Florida State University in early November, John Thrasher faced a tragedy that has become all too common in American society: a campus shooting. In New York, with his wife Jean, getting ready to meet potential donors to help FSU raise an ambitious $1 billion and help the school achieve its top 25 public university ranking, Thrasher hurried back to the Tallahassee campus after a gunman wounded two students and a staff member at FSU's main library. 1 comment
Friday Feb 6 | via WCTV Tallahassee
The Gadsden County Sheriff's Office responded to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital on Wednesday night, February 4th, 2015 in reference to a sexual assault. Deputies arrived on scene and found a badly injured, 67-year-old, female taxi cab driver who stated that she was robbed and sexually assaulted in the unincorporated area Havana, Florida. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via NBC2 News
A Wilson County woman who didn't know she was pregnant had the surprise of a lifetime when she gave birth to a baby boy at her home Wednesday night. A Wilson County woman who didn't know she was pregnant had the surprise of a lifetime when she gave birth to a baby boy at her home Wednesday night. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via WCTV Tallahassee
Right before her eyes, a Tallahassee woman watches as her car is driven away by thieves -- not once, but, twice. Tallahassee resident Kierra Mitchell says she went inside of the Dollar General on South Monroe Street only for a moment to get a jug of water. Comment?
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