Deadline to Register for Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Michael in Florida Extended to Monday, Dec. 17

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Dec. 8 — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: Hurricane Michael survivors in Florida now have until Monday, Dec. 17, to register for disaster assistance. Homeowners and renters may be eligible for assistance to cover essential disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. This may […]

UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning until 10:30 a.m.

Until 10:30am EST, Sun Dec 2 Action Recommended: Take shelter in place or per instructions Issued by: Tallahassee – FL, US, National Weather Service, …A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 AM EST FOR SOUTHEASTERN MITCHELL AND COLQUITT COUNTIES… At 1009 AM EST, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles west of Riverside, […]

Editorial: Which Ron DeSantis will take the lead in addressing Florida’s big issues?

Hide caption By The Palm Beach Post Editorial Board The Ron DeSantis we saw during the just-ended gubernatorial campaign was a disappointment: The stumbles over racist dog whistles. The lack of coherent environmental or health care plans. The blatantly false accusations against his opponent. We much prefer the Governor-elect Ron DeSantis. The DeSantis who, unlike […]

Execution Scheduled For Miami-Dade Killer

TALLAHASSEE, FL — After a stay of execution was lifted, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has set a new date for the execution of convicted Miami-Dade killer Jose Antonio Jimenez. The governor had previously ordered Jimenez to be put to death in August, but a stay was ordered by Florida’s Supreme Court. Jimenez is now scheduled […]

Florida’s pick for governor: Trump’s guy vs. liberal darling

Florida’s pick for governor: Trump’s guy vs. liberal darling TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Floridians will choose between one of President Donald Trump’s most vocal supporters and an unabashed liberal when they elect a new governor Tuesday. The contrast couldn’t be greater between Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who would […]

Myrtle Beach sends incident management team to FL to assist with Hurricane Michael recovery effort

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Myrtle Beach Incident Management Team arrived in Tallahassee, FL Tuesday to assist in recovery efforts following Hurricane Michael, according to an online post from Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue. The 11 member team met with Florida’s Emergency Management Division and will be responsible for building and maintaining “Tent City.” (Source: […]

White man pulls gun in confrontation with black Florida A&M students, police investigating

Tallahassee Police are investigating an incident that allegedly occurred Saturday night in which four black Florida A&M University students said they were harassed by a white man who brandished a gun at an off-campus apartment complex. The altercation, which was captured in a social media video, shows a man in a baseball cap denying the […]

White man pulls gun in confrontation with black Florida A&M students, police investigating

Tallahassee Police are investigating an incident that allegedly occurred Saturday night in which four black Florida A&M University students said they were harassed by a white man who brandished a gun at an off-campus apartment complex. The altercation, which was captured in a social media video, shows a man in a baseball cap denying the […]