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Branford man killed in Gilchrist crash

FORT WHITE — A Branford man was killed in an early-morning crash Tuesday in Gilchrist County.According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 48-year-old Kevin Michael Niren was headed south on State Road 47 around 2:30 a.m. when he ran off the road, for reasons still under investigation, near NE 40th CT Ro

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-17 13:58:00

Suwannee County Sheriff: Live Oak man fraudulently returns store item

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) -A Live Oak man faces a fraud charge after removing an item from a store shelf and exchanging it for another item, a sheriff said.Lonnie Nikoma Pike, 19, removed an item from a Walmart store shelf and took it to the customer service counter.

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-17 08:22:00

Food stamp program changes rule to let people buy hot and ready-to-eat foods

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has temporarily made it possible for people who use federal nutrition assistance programs to buy hot and ready-to-eat foods.The USDAannounced the waiver Mondayfor participants in the Supplemental Nutr

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-16 07:56:00

TPD seeks help in identifying suspect with victim's credit card

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -The Tallahassee Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a male suspect who used a victims' credit card to make fraudulent purchases.Police said the suspect made fraudulent purchases at several stores.If you have any information, you are asked to con

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-16 12:27:00

Missing Foley man's truck found in Tallahassee

FOLEY, Ala. -- A missing Foley man's pickup truck has been found in Tallahassee, Fla.According to police in Foley, Steven Donelle Jones was last seen at his residence in Foley at 6 a.m. on Oct. 8.Police say he was driving a 2010 silver Dodge Ram pickup truck.The truck was located in Tallahassee with

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-10-16 15:16:00

HCSO investigating White Springs death

Jessie R. Box is a reporter for the Suwannee Democrat, Jasper News and Mayo Free Press. Her beats include general assignment, government and police.

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-16 17:50:00

FSU defends decision to hold football game, homecoming as it helps with Hurricane Michael relief efforts

More:A hotel in Tallahassee? Good luck, they're booked following Hurricane MichaelA complete guide:Things to do: FSU Homecoming and theater galore

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-17 19:10:00

Demps named Soror of the Year

Each year the chapter recognizes one of its members for her professional accomplishments, community involvement and active participation in the chapter’s programs and activities, according to sorority representatives.

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-16 13:30:00

Search For Missing Wisconsin Girl Jayme Closs Enters 3rd Day; Florida Tip Deemed Not Credible

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –The search for Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old missing Wisconsin girl, entered its third day Wednesday. Law enforcement agencies have worked around the clock to find her since Monday morning. Closs was last seen at a family gathering Sunday afternoon.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-17 10:24:49

TPD arrests third suspect for Sandpiper Street shooting in August

+2TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)- Police have arrested a third man suspected in a drug deal that turned into a violent home invasion robbery at a Sandpiper Street home in August.Robert Hoskins has been arrested for armed burglary, armed robbery and attempted murder.


Schools closed across the Panhandle, 45,000 kids missing class due to Hurricane Michael

Until further notice, schools are closed in eight counties across the Panhandle, including Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jackson, Liberty and Washington counties, displacing around 45,000 students. More than 28,000 students attend school in Bay County alone, which encompasses Panama City wh

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-10-17 14:00:00

Hurricane Michael's storm surge batters Carrabelle

The floor on the inside was uneven, sagging to one side. The front porch, or what’s left of it, swayed with every step. Glass from a missing French door crunched underfoot as Mollergen walked through the house.

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-16 19:10:00

Gainesville business owner arrested in Volusia sex sting operation

James Bowen 34, co-owner of Bob's Barber Shop in Gainesville, was arrested at a Racetrac station in Deltona.Brown told deputies he only came to the meeting place because he believed it was an undercover sting and he thought it would be cool to see it in action.


No rivalry here: After Hurricane Michael, the UCF Knights did this to help Tallahassee

Hurricane Michael ravaged Florida’s Panhandle region last week.Homes were destroyed, roads were damaged, power and life was lost.People’s way of life were altered, including Florida State’s football team and it’s students in Tallahassee.On Tuesday, aid came from a place with one of the largest alumn

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-16 15:24:00

Fatal car accident in Alachua County

ByA car accident in Gainesville left a woman dead after she failed to turn a curve on SR 26|Posted:Mon 8:02 AM, Oct 15, 2018|Updated: Mon 8:17 AM, Oct 15, 2018


Quincy man arrested after tracking device leads officers to stolen car

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -A Quincy man who stole a car at New Leaf Market and drove away was soon caught with help from the Leon County Sheriff's Office helicopter and a tracking device.Quintaryous D. Burgess, 18, stole the car Monday at 12 p.m., the Tallahassee Police Departmentsaid on Facebook.

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-16 14:22:00

Man Falls From Car, Dies, on I-75 | Valdosta Today

The crash report states that a 2005 Buick Lacrosse was traveling north on I-75 when the passenger, 39-year-old Anthony Baccili, reportedly fell out of the vehicle.


GPD: Woman steals from Walmart using her baby’s carrier

A woman’s three-month-old baby was tucked into its carrier with stolen items from Walmart Friday afternoon, Gainesville Police said.Amanda Rae Paschen, 28, of Ocala, was accused of stashing merchandise in the carrier with the baby inside at Walmart, at 2900 SW 42 St., according to an arrest report.


Gainesville woman dies after single-car crash Sunday

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WGFL) —A Gainesville woman has died after her car ran into a tree Sunday.The Florida Highway Patrol says the crash happened at 3:18 p.m. on Northeast State Road 222, about a half-mile west of State Road 26 in Alachua County.Troopers say 55-year-old Aza Ramadan was heading west in


Florida moves up to No. 11 in AP Poll

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --Fresh off a third straight come-from-behind win in the second half, the Florida Gators have moved up in the AP Top 25 yet again.