A wild fire burning about 4-miles southwest of Tallahassee is about 60-percent contained. Regan McCarthy reports Florida Forest Service officials are warning motorists to use caution when driving in smoky areas.
Thanks to a $1.1 million grant, black owned businesses across the state can now apply for a loan through a program administered by the Florida A&M University Federal Credit Union. It’s part of a partnership with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
A Tallahassee Police officer is on administrative leave after shooting at a burglary suspect. According to the Tallahassee Police Department, the shooting happened on Mission Road at 9:47 Monday night.
Two people are under arrest one remains hospitalized and another is dead after a botched home invasion resulted in several Madison County schools put on lockdown Wednesday. Two women are charged with armed robbery and charges are pending against a male suspect who is in the hospital.
The attorney for a former Tallahassee Police Officer argues his client had consensual sex with a motorist he’s accused of assaulting during a February traffic stop. Vincent Crump had his first appearance in a Leon County Courtroom Thursday.
The new chief executive officer at Capital Regional Medical Center is no stranger to Tallahassee. Alan Keesee was second-in-command at the local hospital before doing the same job at a sister HCA facility in Las Vegas over the past couple of years.
Former Tallahassee Police Officer Vincent Crump is under arrest and charged with three felony counts of sexual battery. It comes a week and a half after he was fired for allegedly assaulting a woman during a traffic stop.
Many Leon County businesses say they’d hire more local people if those prospective employees had the right skills. Now a new kind of workforce development program is getting underway to make more people ready for those jobs.
Sen. Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee, broke with his party Monday in voting for a controversial education bill that could, among other things, hurt teachers unions. Montford argues the good in the bill outweighs the bad.
Leon County Commissioners will take up a move to close a so called loophole that lets people make purchases at gun shows without having to get a background check. Commissioner Mary Ann Lindley discussed the issue at a recent Village Square Town Hall.