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One person injured in shooting near Bank of America on Thomasville Road
Source: City of TallahasseeBell, AutumnTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -The Leon County Sheriff's Office says one person has been injured after a shooting near the Bank of America Financial Center on Thomasville Road.Deputy Dave Teems confirmed that deputies are responding to a "major scene" at 5676 Thomas
Cairo High School students give thanks to utility crews
"We all need normalcy, and just getting back in to the routine of doing things," said Barbara Godwin, teacher at Cairo High School.
New investigation surfaces into ‘defamatory’ letter in Thomasville
THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) -It’s been almost a year since an 11-page, defamatory letter is alleged to have circulated around Thomasville city officials, according to pending litigation.Now, a 60-page letter from Cartersville Attorney David Archer has come to light, showing he’s investigating such claims
Tuesday morning First Alert forecast (10/23/2018)
MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) --As the moisture in the mid to upper levels of the sky increases, cloud cover will increase as well for the days ahead. Thursday and Friday will show a greater increase in rain potential. Temperatures look to stay cool, though not as chilly as previous mornings.
Police, deputies responding to scene on Thomasville Road
Tallahassee Police, the Leon County Sheriff's Office, the Tallahassee Fire Department and Leon County EMS are at the scene of an incident in the 5600 block of Thomasville Road.
Thomasville Police looking for suspect in attempted robbery
Police are asking anyone who was in the area of SunTrust Bank, Lowe's, Raceway Gas Station, Verizon, KFC, Applebee's, etc. at approximately 2 p.m. on Friday to think back on whether they may have observed anything that could be relevant to this case.
Man charged in fatal shooting of Florida teen in Moultrie
Semaj Willis, a 19-year-old from Moultrie, now faces multiple charges, including involuntary manslaughter, in connection to Jakayla Anderson's death. She was shot at Willis's home on Oct. 16, in what neighbors say is a quite area.
Piggly Wiggly turns into sanctuary for Cairo residents
Preparing for a hurricane is key, but in the sleepy town of Cairo, it didn't get the urgency that it deserved.
One dead after officer-involved shooting in Gadsden County
GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) -- One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting Monday, the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office confirms.
FEMA opens recovery center in Bainbridge
Officials said every disaster survivor has a unique situation, which makes their assistance unique. That can make the process complicated, and make it difficult for the community to get the assistance they are eligible for.
Former Tallahassee property manager accused of embezzling $21K from tenants
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -A former property manager at University Green Apartments has been arrested, accused of stealing over $21,000 worth of tenants' rent money for herself.Xianna Pagan, 27, was the property manager at University Green Apartments when she stole and cashed 55 money orders valued a
Large yellow jacket nest found in east Albany
ALBANY — The Albany Police Department is issuing a warning for east Albany residents of a large yellow jacket nest. The nest, located on the 700 block of East Town Road, was discovered around 11:30 yesterday morning and is approximately 8x8 feet wide and 5-feet deep, according to Dale Richter of Buz
Monday morning Tropics check (10/22/2018)
MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) --The Atlantic Ocean continues to be quiet with no active tropical cyclone. In addition, tropical development looks unlikely for the next five days across the entire basin.Hurricane Season ends on November 30th.
Charges brought after Moultrie death
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation issued a statement Monday morning, saying that a man had been charged in last week’s death in Moultrie.Semaj Willis, 19, has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and reckless cond
Sylvester Police investigating early morning shooting
SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) - Sylvester police are asking for the public’s help in finding suspects involved in multiple shootings that occurred early Sunday morning.Last night around 0300 hours officers responded to multiple shootings on Peach Ave and North Madison St. As a community...Posted bySylvester
Thomasville receives $750,000 block grant
“This is fantastic news for the Fletcherville community where these funds will be used,” said City Engineer Wayne Newsome. “We were the recipient of $750,000 CDBG funding in this area for 2017, which allowed us to begin an infrastructure improvement project. Receiving additional funding for this yea
Cairo makes it six in a row
The Syrupmakers improved to 6-0 in Region 1-AAAA, with two games left, and 6-2 on the season. Americus-Sumter fell to 3-3 in the region and 3-5 for the year.
HAPPENING NOW: Andrew Gillum’s Family Under Investigation for Possible Voter Fraud
Less than a year before gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum publiclydenouncedPresident Donald Trump’s efforts to investigate the threat of voter fraud, Gillum’s brother, Marcus Gillum, voted in the 2016 general election in Tallahassee, Florida while a resident of Chicago, Illinois.According to Flo
FEMA in Grady County for disaster relief and damage assessment
"We have been blessed in this area for so many years," says Rutha Williams, homeowner. "When I walked out to see this monster in my yard. Can you say blessed?"
Bicyclist seriously injured after crash near MLK Jr. Boulevard
By WCTV Eyewitness NewsOctober 21, 2018TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Tallahassee Police Department is investigating a traffic crash near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and West Georgia Street. The crash involved a vehicle and a bicycle.Emergency responders were called to the scene at around 3:14