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[UPDATE] A Final Look at Kevin Campbell

Updated: 04/30/2011 - In Valdosta, hundreds packed a Church to say their final goodbyes to a 39-year-old man who died after being tased by Tallahassee Police. Our cameras were the only ones rolling as the community paid its respects. Eyewitness News reporter Dontaye Carter has the story.

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Court Split to be Nixed by Senate

Posted: 04/30/2011 - Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon is one of the three most powerful people in state government, so when he announced a plan in March to split Florida’s Supreme Court, people took notice. Now, as the court battle has resulted in some real political hardball being played at the Capitol.

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Wal-Mart to Expand Firearm Sales

Updated: 04/30/2011 - Several hundred Walmart stores will be expanding their merchandise to include firearms, and one Tallahassee store is on that list.

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House Bill 75 Passes

Updated: 04/30/2011 - The sexting bill has passed through the house.

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Funeral Held for Slain Rickards Student

Updated: 04/30/2011 - About 1500 people were at Bethel AME Church Saturday to pay their respects to 15-year old Reshard Morrell. And even though this was his going away service, it was treated more like a celebration.

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School Choice Expansion

Posted: 04/29/2011 - Right now just 14-hundred students receive money from the state to leave a failing school for a better school in their district. But the Florida Legislature hopes to expand the school voucher program. A bill to expand the definition of a failing school is at the heart of their plan to grow the voucher program.

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[UPDATE] Florida State Law Enforcement Memorial

Posted: 05/02/2011 - Monday, May 2 is the 29th Florida State Law Enforcement Memorial in remembrance of law enforcement officers who gave their life in the Line of Duty. Road closures are attached.

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Health Budget Talks Bumped to Next Level

Posted: 04/29/2011 - Negotiators deadlocked on issues such as Medicaid payments to nursing homes, funding for the Medically Needy program, financial problems in the Agency for Persons with Disabilities and potential cuts in substance-abuse and mental-health treatment.

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[UPDATE] Senate Wants Barking Tree Frog as New Florida State Amphibian

Updated: 04/29/2011 - The bill (SB 502) was passed by a vote of 39-0 after sponsor Steve Oelrich of Gainesville showed a picture of the frog and played a recording of one barking. But an identical bill (HB 645) is stalled in the House. It appears unlikely the designation will become law this session.

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T.K. Wetherell to Speak at TCC Commencement

Posted: 04/29/2011 - Tallahassee Community College will hold its 45th Commencement Ceremony at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 30 at the Donald L. Tucker Center.

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Court Proposal Facing Long Odds in Senate

Posted: 04/29/2011 - The proposed constitutional amendment (HJR 7111), which would divide the Supreme Court into two panels, change the rules for selecting justices and impose a floor for judicial funding, was teed up for a vote on final passage in the Senate.

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Senate Property Insure Package Passes

Posted: 04/29/2011 - A wide ranging property insurance bill that re-enacts major portions of a bill vetoed by a former governor last year passed the Senate over objections from lawmakers in areas that have seen lots of sinkhole claims.

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Medicaid Overhaul Would Affect Pregnant Women

Posted: 04/29/2011 - Danielle Johnson fully expected to see her obstetrician, as usual, when she showed up for her eight-month prenatal visit.But she says she got a red-tape surprise: learning that Medicaid had switched her to an HMO -- one that her doctor wasn't part of.

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