Jade Jacobs

Jade Jacobs is a fourth year broadcast journalism student at Florida A&M University. Before interning at WFSU, Jade worked at Antioch Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church as a media intern in Dallas, Texas. She has also served as a live shot reporter on FAMU TV News 20, a writer for the FAMUAN and Journey Magazine and a radio personality on WANM 90.5 The Flava Station's Saturday Morning Show. After graduation, she plans to continue to work in the journalism field as a news reporter. She enjoys shopping, inspirational quotes and traveling. 

Mayor Andrew Gillum and Utility Director Rob McGarrah
Jade Jacobs / WFSU

Cities such as Kissimeee, Florida and Lafayette, Louisiana will be sending electrical crews to help with power outages caused by Hurricane Michael. Mayor Andrew Gillum and Utility Director Rob McGarrah say there will be consistent help to get power back as soon as the storm passes.

Tallahassee is painting the city pink for the month of October to raise breast cancer awareness.

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The City of Tallahassee is taking inventory of its trees. Tree canopies cover 55% of Tallahassee. 

Pictured holding a car seat.
Jade Jacobs / WFSU

This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week and the Tallahassee Police Department is helping parents and caregivers understand the importance of car seats, booster seats and seat belts.

Police sirens
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A bystander was mistakenly bit by a K9 dog during an incident caused by a fleeing suspect. The Leon County Sheriff’s Department is looking into the situation.

Florida State University Dan Markel was found shot in the garage of his Trescott Drive home. He later died at the hospital.
Florida State University College of Law

The trial for two suspects accused of the murder of Dan Markel has been delayed again. Sigfredo Garcia and Katherine Magbanua will return to court on Nov. 19 for a case management hearing.

The inside of the Leon County Supervisor of Elections office with a vote sign
Leon County Supervisor of Elections twitter

Deadlines for vote-by-mail voters for Florida’s general election are approaching. 

City of Tallahassee Utility Trucks
City of Tallahassee Twitter

The City of Tallahassee is ready to help with Hurricane Florence recovery. Tallahassee electric crews are heading to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina this weekend.

Jeremy Matlow and Lisa Brown will face off for Tallahasee City Commission Seat 3 in November.
Jeremy Matlow Campaign/Lisa Brown Campaign

Jeremy Matlow and Lisa Brown will face off for Tallahassee City Commission Seat 3, Matlow said he’s confident and looks forward to pushing for change for the everyday people if elected.