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Tallahassee's Scott Maddox indicted in case that rocked Andrew Gillum's Florida race for governor
TALLAHASSEE — Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox was indicted Wednesday on 44 charges, including racketeering, bribery, extortion, bank fraud and wire fraud, in an FBI investigation into corruption that played a key role in Democrat Andrew Gillum’s campaign for Florida governor.
Police: Dog recovering after being shot by Tallahassee man
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man is out on bond after he shot and injured a dog Monday night. Darrel Wyche Jr., 23, was booked into jail on Monday. According to an arrest documents, police were called to North Ridge Road Monday night for a weapons call. The caller advised that someone ha
LCSO: Tallahassee 16-year-old wrecked one stolen car, crashed another into squad cars
A Tallahassee teen took a joyride in two cars Monday, crashing one and hitting Tallahassee Police and Leon County Sheriff's Office vehicles with another. Monroe Lucky was charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding, burglary, resisting arrest without violence and two counts of grand theft auto.
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 5 Midday' game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 5 Midday" game were:. (seven, three, two, three, four) Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Judge won't drop parent's suit against former Parkland deputy who didn't confront mass shooter
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida judge has refused to dismiss a negligence lawsuit filed by the parent of a slain Parkland school student against a former deputy who failed to confront the shooter.
Tallahassee holds free holiday festival
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Christmas season is upon us and an upcoming event is helping you celebrate with art!. On Tuesday, WTXL spoke with Dana Dixon Broer for more details on "A Very Merry Festival of Arts."
As FBI indictments drop, Paige Carter-Smith resigns from Downtown Improvement Association
Paige Carter-Smith is stepping down from her position as executive director of the Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority in light of a federal indictment naming her and her former boss and close friend, Tallahassee Commissioner Scott Maddox.
Mike Williams case: Watch the Denise Williams murder trial live
Each day the Tallahassee Democrat will livestream the murder trial of Denise Williams. Watch on Tallahassee.com and on the Tallahassee Democrat's Facebook page. Williams, 48, is accused of plotting the murder of her husband and high school sweetheart, Mike Williams, 18 years ago and covering it up.
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Midday' game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 4 Midday" game were:. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Yep, the FBI did f*ck Andrew Gillum
The breaking news out of the Capital City is that City Commissioner Scott Maddox has been indicted by a federal grand jury on public corruption charges, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority Executive Director Paige Carter-Smith also was indicted.
TPD: Tallahassee men caught burglarizing the Salvation Army
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Two men have been arrested after police caught them stealing from the Salvation Army store during a proactive patrol. According to the Tallahassee Police Department, Paul Tollefson, 39, and Christopher Gunneson, 27, were caught inside the fenced area of the Salvation Army
BREAKING: Scott Maddox, Paige Carter-Smith indicted in FBI corruption probe of Tallahassee
City Commissioner and former Mayor Scott Maddox, one of Tallahassee’s most prominent politicians, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on public corruption charges, according to sources close to the investigation.
Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:. (five, six, sixteen, nineteen, thirty-six) Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Police: Man bought guitars for "gospel band" with fraudulent credit card
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Police need help identifying a man who bought several guitars worth more than $2,000 for his "gospel band" with a fraudulent credit card. The Tallahassee Police Department's Financial Crimes Unit is investigating a fraud that happened on Nov. 7 at the MusicMasters store on
Police: Former employee embezzled more than $45K from Tallahassee animal hospital
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A former employee has been arrested, accused of embezzling more than $45,000 from a Tallahassee animal hospital. Lesley Chamblin, a former office manager at South Monroe Animal Hospital, has been charged with grand theft and criminal use of personal identification.
8,000 gallons of untreated wastewater overflows at Tallahassee pump station
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A bad joint caused an estimated 8,000 gallons of untreated domestic wastewater to overflow at a Tallahassee pump station. On Tuesday morning, city crews inspecting a pump station on Centerville Road found a leak that caused an estimated 8,000 gallons of untreated domestic
Man accused of posing as woman in sexual batteries found mentally unfit to stand trial
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man accused of posing as a woman to drug and sexually assault victims has been released from jail after being declared incompetent to proceed with a trial.
Wanted man arrested in Leon County for child molestation
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A man wanted for molesting a 9-year-old child is finally behind bars in Leon County after being on the run for two years. Devon Lee, 25, was taken into custody by the Leon County Sheriff's Office on Saturday.
The Florida Highway official who sent a crew to clean up Georgia home has resigned.
TALLAHASSEE — Two officials at the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles have resigned after state workers were sent to clean up damage from Hurricane Michael at the Georgia home of one of the officials, the department said Tuesday.
Ex-City Manager Rick Fernandez agrees to fines in ethics case
Former Tallahassee City Manager Rick Fernandez has agreed to pay $6,000 in fines to settle state ethics charges against him involving illegal gifts. As part of the proposed settlement, Fernandez also agreed to public censure and reprimand by the Florida Commission on Ethics, according to documents f