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Tallahassee Police: Body found near West 10 Apartments
Source: MGN OnlineTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -The Tallahassee Police Department is investigating after a body was found on West Tennessee Street.Police say details are extremely limited, though they have confirmed that they received a call about the body around 12:40 p.m. They said the body was found
LCSO: Remains of missing teen Ivan Aguilar found in Tallahassee
+1TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -The Leon County Sheriff's Office confirms they have found the remains of Ivan Aguilar, a Tallahassee teen who's been missing for more than three years.LCSO detectives confirmed last week that remains found in August 2017, are those of missing juvenile, Ivan Aguilar. A pos
TPD searching for suspect who picked up victim's lost wallet
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -Police are asking for help identifying a suspect who treated himself to a purchase at a sports store after finding a victim's lost wallet in Governor's Square Mall.The Tallahassee Police Department says the fraud happened a month ago on July 13 at the Champs Sports store in
Rentz Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison
A 30-year-old former Miller County resident was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being accused of kissing and hugging an underage boy at her apartment complex pool in Tallahassee, FL.You must be an online subscriber to view this story.The full version of this story will be available to all read
Son who stabbed mother at hospital found incompetent for trial
Sparks, 22, underwent three different psychological evaluations starting in February. In two, psychologists found him incompetent to stand trialciting major mental illnessand “delusional beliefs that impair rational capacities.” Both recommended his commitment to an outside facility. A third evaluat
Jacksonville man wins $1 million from scratch-off lottery ticket
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- A Jacksonville man won $1 million from a scratch-off lottery ticket.Wesley Jefferson, 32, claimed the prize in the $10,000,000 World Class Cash scratch-off at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee, state lottery officials announced Monday.
Florida GOP candidate apologizes for fake diploma, drops out of race
Even though she dropped out, it’s too late to get her name off the ballot ahead of the Aug. 28 primary. Vote by mail ballots were sent out a month ago. The seat represents portions of Manatee and Sarasota counties, where about 20,000 Republican votes have already been cast.
Police: Florida man recorded putting bodily fluid into co-worker's drink multiple times
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- (WLOX) -- A Tallahassee man has been arrested after he was seen on camera putting a white bodily fluid into his co-worker's water mug multiple times. Robert Tyson, 62, was arrested by the Tallahassee Police Department on Wednesday.
Restaurant manager alerts police to credit card fraud suspect
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A Michigan man has been arrested in Tallahassee, accused of using multiple fraudulent credit cards to make purchases.
Fake diploma? Florida candidate apologizes_ stays in race
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Republican candidate for the Florida Legislature is apologizing for saying she had a college degree that she didn't complete, but says she will still stay in the race. State House candidate Melissa Howard last week posted a photo of herself with a Miami University diploma
TPD: Man caught with credit card skimmer, stolen personal information
By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 13, 2018TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A man has been arrested after police say he was found in possession of a credit card skimmer, fraudulent credit cards, and personal information from over 20 different victims.22-year-old Akil Symonette, of Hollywood, Florida, was tak
Police: Tallahassee man chokes ex-girlfriend until she passes out
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)- A Tallahassee man faces domestic battery charges after repeatedly punching his ex-girlfriend and choking her until she passed out when he saw her talking to another man.Willie Francis, 42, was arrested by the Leon County Sheriff's Office on Monday.On July 26, the Tallahasse
Monday morning Tropics check (08/13/2018)
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Melissa Howard admits she didn’t graduate from college after fake diploma photo
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican candidate for the Florida Legislature apologized Monday for saying she had a college degree that she didn’t complete, but said she will stay in the race “and lead by example from now on.”Melissa Howard last week posted a photo of herself with what looked like a Miami
TPD asks for help naming new K9 team members
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -The Tallahassee Police Department is asking for help naming their newest K9s.According to the department's Twitter page, the department has received two female Belgian Malinois dogs and one male German Shepard.
Leon County, Big Bend return to school for new year
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Monday was an exciting day for many students in the area, especially in Leon County where 34,000 students returned to the classroom.
South Florida man claims $1 million from THE PRICE IS RIGHT Scratch-Off game
TALLAHASSEE, FLA -TheFlorida Lottery announcedthat Arnulfo Guevara, 43, of Florida City, claimed a $1 million top prize inTHE PRICE IS RIGHT Scratch-Off gameat Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. The South Florida man received a one-time, lump-sum payment of $770,000.00.
Feeding Florida plans to use $3 million grant to tackle food insecurity
"What our grant is going to do is expand that conversation but take it into the retail space," said Robin Safley, the executive director of Feeding Florida. "And what we're committed to focusing on is those food desert areas where there is little infrastructure."
By the numbers: Florida voter registration tops 13 million
By: News Service of FloridaAugust 13, 2018TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Some will vote by mail. Some will vote early. Some will go old-school and vote on the actual election day. Some won’t vote at all.But slightly more than 13 million Floridians are registered to vote in advance of the Aug. 28 primary elect
Is Tallahassee amassing a glut of student housing?
The occasion for Wetherell’s outburst: The Jan. 29, 2009 luncheon of the Capital Tiger Bay Club. Then in his sixth and final year as president of Florida State University, he was witnessing a reversal of some of the gains FSU had made under his strong leadership.