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FHP reports fatal crash in Gadsden County

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness NewsSeptember 18, 2017 GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Florida Highway Patrol has reported a fatal crash in Gadsden County on Monday afternoon. Troopers say a semi tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on I-10 near mile marker 167 when it began to drift into

WCTV - 2017-09-19 03:59:00

Tallahassee man honored at Lake Ella vigil

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Capital City residents came together Monday night to honor the life of a known homeless man that passed away last week from cancer. Dozens of people shared stories at Lake Ella about their friendship with Dan Hadders. Hadders was previously in charge of a community of home

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-19 03:00:00

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

Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce welcomes Applied Fiber CEO

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce is hosting this month's "CEO Series" with founder and CEO of Applied Fiber Richard Campbell delivering the keynote address. Applied Fiber specializes in the utilization of synthetic fiber cables. It can be used for small medical

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-19 20:32:00

New coding academy could help fill Tallahassee tech jobs

By: Tiffany Lewis | WCTV Eyewitness NewsSeptember 18, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The I/O Avenue Coding Academy held its first class Monday, but is already looking towards advancing Tallahassee's future. The academy offers two classes: "On-Ramp," a web design class for beginners and "Highway,

WCTV - 2017-09-19 05:43:00

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

3 people charged with inciting riot after Georgia Tech vigil

ATLANTA (AP) - Three people face charges of inciting a riot and battery of an officer after violent clashes with campus police at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers, a university spokesman said Tuesday. Lynne Schultz, right, mother of Scout Schultz, looks on as her

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

Semi truck driver pronounced dead after crash in Gadsden Co.

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal crash in Gadsden County on Monday, September 18. According to troopers, forty-four year old Richard Williams of Mount Vernon, Ala. was driving a semi tractor-trailer traveling eastbound when a Honda Civic was attempting t

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-19 00:26:00

Navy removes workers who called babies 'mini satans'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Navy hospital in Florida has removed some employees from patient care after Snapchat photos showed a nurse giving the middle finger to a newborn with a caption that said, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans." Jeanne Casey, spokeswoman for the Naval Hospital Jack

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-19 14:02:00

Violent protests on campus after student's death

By: Associated PressSeptember 18, 2017 ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) -- Georgia Tech officials are urging students to stay indoors because of violent protests on campus a day after the death of a student who authorities say was advancing on officers with a knife. The university issued the emergency alert Monday

WCTV - 2017-09-19 05:08:00

FL woman seeks 'sexy lineman' to get lights back on after Hurricane Irma

FORT MYERS, FL (WIS) - Kynse Leigh Agles survived Hurricane Irma - and now she's single and ready to get her lights back on with the help of a handsome man! The 37-year-old real estate broker took to Instagram on Sept. 17 looking for a pair of strong hands to get her lights back on - and she did it

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-20 10:45:00

Wednesday morning First Alert forecast (09/20/2017)

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- More moisture will work it's way into our area from now toward the end of the work week. This will increase the chances for rain, with highs still expected to be quite warm. +7 Wednesday: A small area of upper level energy and an increase of winds from the Gulf of Mexico will

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

FAMU Nips UNF In Tuesday Home Opener, 3-2

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Sept. 19) - The Florida A&M women's volleyball team finally opened their 2017 home schedule Tuesday evening, gutting out a tough five-set decision over the University of North Florida at the Al Lawson Center. FAMU (3-8), rallied from 24-22 down to win each of the first two sets, 2

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-20 03:48:00

Gadsden County hosts community BBQ for Irma volunteers

By: Gail Levy | WCTV Eyewitness News September 19, 2017 HAVANA, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Gadsden County Sheriff's Office hosted a community BBQ Tuesday to thank volunteers of Hurricane Irma. The storm was not as bad as anticipated, but many residents still stepped up to volunteer. Volunteers helped wi

WCTV - 2017-09-20 06:38:00

Wakulla Co. Board of County Commissioners approve the fiscal year budget

SOURCE: MGN Online WAKULLA COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - The Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners approve the fiscal year 2017-2018 budget of nearly 80 million dollars. In the budget, it includes the millage rate set at 8.0351 mills, which is equal to the roll-back rate. Funding for the current le

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-19 23:37:00

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

FSU's Dance Marathon donates to College of Medicine

September 19, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- They danced all night, and it definitely payed off. FSU's Dance Marathon presented a check Tuesday to the College of Medicine for more than 915,000 dollars, part of the 1.8 million dollars raised in the spring. Dance Marathon supports the Children's Mir

WCTV - 2017-09-20 04:11:00


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--A Labrador-Retriever mix named Luciano is anxiously awaiting a good home. He is one year and nine months old. The dog loves to play and gets along with other dogs. The adoption fee is $30. Luciano is available for adoption at Tallahassee Animal Services.

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-19 21:42:00

Pregnant men raise money for March of Dimes

A baby shower was held Tuesday celebrating several expectant parents. But, seeing them may make you do a double take. Pregnant men? Sort of. Several local men suited up for the "Men in Labor" initiative, and the donned fake bellies are all about raising money for the March of Dimes. These men will w

WCTV - 2017-09-20 03:33:00

Florida: Schools can cut back year by 2 days due to storm

Source: MGN Online TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida schools forced to close due to Hurricane Irma can trim their academic calendar by two days. Education Commissioner Pam Stewart on Tuesday sent a memo to school superintendents regarding school time lost due to the deadly storm. Some schools across

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-19 21:16:00