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MFBA offers help with disaster relief

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Middle Florida Baptist Association Disaster Relief Team will be offering assistance in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The Association's clean-up and recovery unit will be staged inside a warehouse owned by J.D. James in Monticello. Equipment available will incl

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-09-19 16:13:04

Plane crashes after takeoff, killing Georgia pilot

RHINE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia pilot was killed in a crash after takeoff from a private airstrip early Wednesday. The Telegraph of Macon reports that Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson says the Cessna 150 piloted by 44-year-old John Kyle Barron went down into the woods around 6:15 a.m. Steverson sa

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-21 13:36:34

Police reveal identities of those injured in Tallahassee fatal shooting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Tallahassee Police have identified the teen who was killed and the two teens who were injured in a shooting at the Alliance at 400 last night. The Tallahassee Police Department reported that the deadly shooting occurred on 400 Putnam Drive at approximately 8:45 p.m on Tues

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-20 16:36:00

One dead after shooting in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department report on a deadly shooting that occurred on Putnam Drive at approximately 8:45 p.m on Tuesday, September 19. Officers and emergency personnel provided immediate medical attention to the victims, who were then taken to a local hospital fo

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-20 02:05:00

Tallahassee man arrested for theft of Leon County Schools trailer, mowers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Leon County School Board employee has been arrested, accused of helping a friend steal a trailer and three mowers from the LCS Grounds and Maintenance facility. Billy R. Paige II, 35, of Tallahassee had access to the property as a five-year employee in the school system

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-20 15:54:00

Pesdestrian killed in traffic crash in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department are currently investigating a traffic crash that happened on Mission Road and Gaffney Loop involving a pedestrian on Wednesday, September 20. Officers and emergency responders were called to the scene at about 8:45 p.m. and provided medic

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-21 02:51:00

LCSO looking for man wanted for fraud, theft

By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness NewsSeptember 20, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Leon County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted on fraud and theft charges. Antwain Coates, 33, is wanted for fraud for swindling to obtain property under $20,000, public assistance fraud, and petit t

WCTV - 2017-09-20 13:35:00

Tallahassee man accused of sexually assaulting sleeping teen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A man is behind bars, accused of raping a sleeping runaway teenager. According to a probable cause document, officers were called to Capital City Youth Services in May about a teenager under the age of 16 who had been sexually battered after running away. The victim advi

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-21 14:37:00

TPD searching for missing 13-year-old boy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Tallahassee Police are concerned about the well-being of a missing 13-year-old boy. They say they are looking for Antonio Anderson. He was last seen on Tuesday in the area of Holton Street. The 13-year-old is described as being around 5 foot 2 tall, weighing 105 pounds wi

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-20 14:04:00

Blountstown teacher accused of sending inappropriate texts to student

By: WJHG | WCTV Eyewitness NewsSeptember 20, 2017 BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -- A Blountstown High School teacher has been arrested for allegedly exchanging inappropriate text messages with a student from a different high school. According to Calhoun County Lieutenant McCroan, he confronted the 1

WCTV - 2017-09-20 20:09:00

Troopers report hit and run in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting a hit and run crash on Sugar Bear Drive in Tallahassee. Troopers say that the crash happened at 6:04 p.m. at the intersection of Sugar Bear Drive and Bent Willow Drive. No roadblock is being reported. We will update this story as we

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-18 22:27:00

Police search for suspect in apartment complex robbery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Tallahassee Police are asking for help identifying a man caught on camera stealing several TVs and a generator from Osceola Apartments. The Tallahassee Police Department says that they are investigating after a burglary on Sept. 13 at 500 Chapel Drive. The suspect, pictur

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-19 15:50:00

Teen's death marks Tallahassee's 15th homicide this year

Tuesday's fatal Putnam Drive shooting of a 19-year-old man was the 15th homicide in Tallahassee this year. It was at least the 18th shooting since June in which someone was injured or killed. The killing puts Tallahassee on pace to surpass the record of 17 homicides in one year set in 2012 and equal

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 21:57:32

Gadsden County man charged in pool hall murder

By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness NewsSeptember 18, 2017 CHATTAHOOCHEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A man has been arrested in connection to an armed robbery and murder in Chattahoochee. The Chattahoochee Police Department says the incident happened around 10 p.m. on September 13. Police say three armed black m

WCTV - 2017-09-18 18:10:00

Tallahassee home burglary caught on camera

By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness NewsSeptember 18, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Leon County Sheriff's Office is looking for four suspects caught on surveillance camera burglarizing a home. LCSO says, during daytime hours on September 13, four unidentified black males burglarized a residenc

WCTV - 2017-09-18 22:32:00

University of Florida housing director arrested

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The senior housing director at the University of Florida is now in jail following tips he and his employees were using school funds to buy things for themselves. Police reports say personal purchases include $16,000 in meals, $37,000 in electronics and $44,000 in furnitur

WCTV - 2017-09-20 04:37:00

Florida couple caught stealing $5,000 worth of power lines

The Seminole County Sheriff's Office wrote about the incident on Facebook. They say that the investigation into the couple began over the weekend when resident reported two suspects on his property without permission, cutting downed power lines. The resident told deputies that the pole supporting t

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-18 18:12:00

4 American college students attacked with acid in France

By: Associated PressSeptember 18, 2017 PARIS -- Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in the French city of Marseille, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged assailant, the

WCTV - 2017-09-18 18:35:00

Local nurse accused of falsifying timesheets

By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsSeptember 20, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A Valdosta nurse has been arrested, accused of forging timesheets and receiving pay for hours she didn't work. June Samuel, 40, was arrested Tuesday on an outstanding warrant. According to arrest documents, Samuel, a nurse, state

WCTV - 2017-09-20 19:44:00

Pizza Hut celebrates National Pepperoni Day with one-day deal

(WTXL) - Pizza Hut is inviting you to celebrate National Pepperoni Pizza Day with a $1 large pepperoni pizza. The deal is only for Wednesday, Sept. 20. The chain says that the one-day deal is in honor of National Pepperoni Day. You can purchase your $1 pizza after you buy one large pizza at regular

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-20 19:17:00