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Tallahassee, Florida is located in Leon County. Zip codes in Tallahassee, FL include 32399, 32316, and 32308. The median home price in Tallahassee is $169,500 which is roughly $103/per square foot. More Tallahassee information.

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3 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Settlement reached in Christina West case

Settlement reached in Christina West case West sued the city after she suffered broken bones and other injuries during a DUI arrest Aug. 10, 2013 Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1tYmVsA This is a photograph of Christina West after she was subdued by Tallahassee police officers during an Aug. 10 arrest on a charge of DUI. / The incident happened Aug. 10, when Tallahassee police officers responded to a woman who reportedly drove her car off the road and into a home in Killearn.

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7 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

Sex Scandal At Tallahassee City Hall

According to a city investigation, a contract custodial worker took the security guard's cell phone at his request and made a video showing her pleasuring herself in a bathroom stall. She told investigators she specifically used that restroom because city employees didn't use it and there was less traffic.

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11 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

FHP Investigating Fatal I-10 Accident

The Florida Highway Patrol website indicated that there was a fatality on I-10 near mile marker 197 in Tallahassee. The accident occurred shortly after noon.

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11 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

Small Plane Traveling From Tallahassee Crashes in St. Pete

Police say a small plane carrying three men and a 17-year-old from Ireland crashed in a park in St. Petersburg. The pilot, 58-year-old Grant Jordon, is in serious but stable condition at an area hospital.

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14 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Florida cops often drop rape cases unless victims tell them to investigate: NYT

Prosecutors in Florida routinely drop their examination of rape claims unless the alleged victim explicitly agrees to an investigation, according to a New York Times analysis . The newspaper examined sexual assault claims filed by students at Florida State University - where Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston led the Seminoles to a national championship in January, after prosecutors declined to charge him in a rape case that languished for nearly 11 months.

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19 hrs ago | WESH-TV

Reward increased in killing of popular FSU law professor

Big Bend Crime Stoppers has announced the reward for information leading to an arrest in the death of a Florida State law professor has been increased to $25,000. Tallahassee police say Florida State University professor Dan Markel was the intended target when he was shot in the head in his garage on July 18. The shooting of the popular lawyer has stunned friends, colleagues and residents of his well-to-do community in Florida's state capital.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Reward increase for info on death of law professor

Big Bend Crime Stoppers has announced the reward for information leading to an arrest in the death of a Florida State law professor has been increased to $25,000. Tallahassee police say Florida State University professor Dan Markel was the intended target when he was shot in the head in his garage on July 18. The shooting of the popular lawyer has stunned friends, colleagues and residents of his well-to-do community in Florida's state capital.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Panel rules Rivera violated ethics rules as state lawmaker

An ethics panel found former congressman David Rivera in violation of seven instances of ethics violations while he served as a state lawmaker in Tallahassee. Faced with an exodus of his legal team, David Rivera failed to delay a Florida Commission on Ethics case that found he corruptly managed taxpayer money and his own financial disclosure forms as a state legislator.

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Highlands Today

Lake Placid woman wins the lottery

6 Fantasy 5 drawing, and it turned out to be the $254,904.63 winner. Martha Windham, 40, of Lake Placid, claimed the Fantasy 5 top prize at the Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee, officials said.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Inmate work detail procedures under reviewInmate work detail...

A Florida DOC spokeswoman says they are "reviewing procedures related to inmate work squads as well as the process for notifying local law enforcement officials." Inmate work detail procedures under review A Florida DOC spokeswoman says they are "reviewing procedures related to inmate work squads as well as the process for notifying local law enforcement officials."

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WCTV Tallahassee

Florida Gold Star Parents Get Together for the First Time

This is the first event that has ever been held in Tallahassee for Gold Star parents. Many of the families took to art after losing their loved one to help them cope.

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WCTV Tallahassee

Mims Woman Wins Top Prize in $500,00 Jackpot Scratch-Off Game

The Florida Lottery announces that Tommyzenia Williams, 50, of Mims, claimed a top prize in the $500,000 JACKPOT Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. She purchased her winning ticket from Kangaroo Express, located at 3164 Main Street West in Mims.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Florida Gov. Scott to campaign with Gov. Christie

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is getting some campaign help from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie will appear with Scott at a Panama City restaurant on Friday morning and then at a rally outside the historic Crawfordville court house just south of Tallahassee.

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St. Petersburg Times

EditorialsEditorial: Fair, transparent search for FSU leader

Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, is a legitimate candidate to become FSU's next president, but he has to win over the faculty and students.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

2 year voter fraud probe results in arrest

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- A two year voter fraud probe is wrapping up with the arrest of a former employee of a company once aligned with the Republican Party of Florida. William Hazard from Boynton Beach was arrested earlier this week on allegations that he forged eight voter registration forms while working for Strategic Allied Consultants.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WCTV Tallahassee

Leon County Remembers September 11, Honors First Responders

Flags are at half staff all over town as communities reflect on the September 11th terror attacks - 13 years later. A lone bag piper ushered in the honor guard at FSU's College of Law this morning as Leon County paused to remember the attacks and recognize first responders here.

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WCTV Tallahassee

Children of Murder Victims Receive College Scholarships

A Tallahassee woman will award four college scholarships tonight to young women who know the heartbreak of homicide all too well. She knows it too.

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WCTV Tallahassee

Domestic Violence Awareness in Tallahassee

"I just remember being in a hotel room screaming for help and nobody helped me and that's the first time I felt very helpless and very alone." Alicia Armstrong said she was in an abusive relationship for less than a year when her boyfriend first put his hands on her.

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WCTV Tallahassee

Tallahassee Broadway Series Announces All-New 2014-2015 Season

Tallahassee, FL-September 11, 2014- Innovation Arts & Entertainment and Global Spectrum are proud to announce the all-new 2014-2015 season of the TALLAHASSEE BROADWAY SERIES! Direct from New York, the best of Broadway is coming to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. The 2014-2015 Tallahassee Broadway Series will showcase a variety of A-list touring Broadway productions.

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Capital Soup

Governor Scott Issues Proclamation for Patriot Day

Tallahassee, Fla. -Today, Governor Scott issued the following proclamation in honor of Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance, directing flags be flown at half-staff on September 11th: WHEREAS, on September 11, 2001, the American people courageously endured the worst terrorist attack on United States soil in history, as thousands of innocent lives were tragically lost; and WHEREAS, thirteen years later the citizens of Florida and the United States continue to mourn, and remember the men and women who perished as a result of those horrendous attacks; and WHEREAS, we honor and pay tribute to the courageous men and women in uniform serving our country around the world, as well as the dedicated members of our law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, physicians, nurses, and other military first responders who work diligently to protect us from danger ... (more)

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