Updated: 03/09/2011 - Florida Police Chiefs issued a release stating their opposition to Snate Bill 234. FSU student Ashley Cowie was shot and killed more than a month ago. Her father Dr. Robert Cowie is sharing his daughters story to help prevent other families and students from becoming victims.
Posted: 02/22/2011 - With cases pending in courts around the state and federal officials also looking into the issue, a Senate proposal approved in its first committee stop Monday would insulate Orbitz, Expedia and other online booking companies from paying higher local option tourism taxes.
Posted: 02/22/2011 - Tallahassee Community College anticipates a significant increase in the number of veterans on its campus in the coming years and has opened a new Veterans Center to help them transition to academic life and make sure they receive the benefits they are owed.
Updated: 02/22/2011 - More drug treatment, juvenile intervention and giving judges more flexibility in sentencing are the ways to improve Florida’s correctional system, the state’s newest prisons chief said Monday, Feb. 21.
Updated: 02/22/2011 - Police are investigating the stabbing death of a Tallahassee man.
Updated: 02/23/2011 - A 16-year-old who is accused of killing a St. Petersburg police officer made his first appearance in court Wednesday and was ordered held without bail.
Posted: 02/22/2011 - One of the state’s largest business lobbies is calling for lawmakers to add a Miami cigarette maker to Florida’s 1997 settlement with the tobacco industry.
Posted: 02/22/2011 - Sen. Anitere Flores said there will be a measure filed this year requiring more women to first see and hear about ultrasound images before having an abortion.
Posted: 02/22/2011 - The state of Florida could soon face a lawsuit from the city of Tallahassee for not paying their portion of an agreement to add direct flights from the Capital City to South Florida.
Updated: 02/22/2011 - Belts and high-rise may be the new words in fashion...at least for those who want to stay on the right side of the law. That's because Florida Lawmaker's are set to vote on a baggy pants bill during the next legislative session.
Updated: 02/22/2011 - NASA's countdown clocks are ticking again for space shuttle Discovery's final launch.
Posted: 02/21/2011 - While backers rallied Monday in Tampa and officials in Washington continued working on plans that did not involve state approval, Gov. Rick Scott reiterated his objection to accepting federal money for high speed rail in central Florida, even if the state is not involved.
Updated: 02/22/2011 - Burglars have run rampant in Gadsden County, now investigators have netted several of the suspected thieves.
Posted: 02/21/2011 - It was all smiles and cheers as the sheriff, mayor and county commissioners thanked volunteers with the K.I.S.S. and C.OP.S. program.
Posted: 02/21/2011 - Supporters of building a high speed rail from Tampa to Orlando have until Friday to convince the feds to fork over 2.4 billion federal dollars Governor Rick Scott turned down last week. As Whitney Ray tells us, the goal is to convince the governor to change his mind or get the feds to give the money to an outside government entity.
Posted: 02/21/2011 - Pretty soon students will be out of school across the country, families will be taking trips, and Visit Florida hopes they make their way to the Sunshine State.
Posted: 02/21/2011 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Leon County.
Posted: 02/21/2011 - Folks pigged out at PigFest over the weekend while enjoying a BBQ cook off, music festival, battle of the bands, an arts and crafts market, car show and a bike show.
Updated: 02/21/2011 - Superintendent Jackie Pons surprised Mrs. Erica Sears during the lunch hour at Godby High School by informing her that she has been named the 2011Teacher of the Year.