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[UPDATE] FSU Day at the Capitol

Updated: 04/13/2011 - The Florida Capitol was painted Garnet and Gold Tuesday with enthusiastic FSU grads filling the halls.

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[UPDATE] FCAT Testing Begins

Updated: 04/11/2011 - Florida public school students will be taking the state's key standardized tests during the next two weeks.

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[UPDATE] Floridians Plan Red Light Camera Protest

Posted: 04/11/2011 - Opponents of red light cameras raise several specific objections, including studies that show that red light cameras increase accidents at intersections. They also point out that the process of issuing red light camera citations violates the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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TFD Responds to Mobile Home Fire in Leon County

Posted: 04/11/2011 - A neighbor noticed smoke coming from the home and reported that a child may be inside when firefighters arrived at a home on the 4900 Block of Matt Wing Court.

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Tallahassee Supermoto Event Returns

Posted: 04/11/2011 - Messer Park Gears Up for Two-Wheeled Fun - This Saturday, April 16, James Messer Park will host the 2011 Tallahassee Supermoto Jam! From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., motorcycle racers will take on a specially crafted crossover track that mixes motocross, flat track and road racing.

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Florida Boaters: Beware of Flying Fish!

Posted: 04/11/2011 - Wildlife officials are reminding boaters that Gulf sturgeon as long as 8 feet and weighing 200 pounds are migrating into the Suwannee River this April.

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BP Gulf Oil Spill Spending Spree

Posted: 04/11/2011 - An Associated Press investigation shows that in the year since the Gulf oil spill, officials along the coast have gone on a spending spree with BP money, dropping tens of millions of dollars on gadgets, vehicles and gear -- much of which had little to do with the cleanup.

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Brother and Sister Reunited After 38 Years

Posted: 04/11/2011 - A brother and sister are separated as children. Now, 38-years later, they're reunited. And WCTV cameras were the only ones rolling during their emotional reunion.

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Civil War 150th Anniversary Marked This Week

Posted: 04/11/2011 - The opening salvo of the American Civil War will be recreated in the harbor of Charleston, S.C., as part of events marking this week's 150th anniversary of the start of the conflict.

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Follow The Money: Florida Political Weekly Roundup

Posted: 04/11/2011 - With the halfway point of the 2011 Legislative Session officially in the rear view mirror, Florida lawmakers last week spent much of their time teeing up spending plans, setting up a month of negotiations over retiree benefits and other budget differences.

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[UPDATE] Amber Alert: Three-Month Old Missing

Updated: 04/11/2011 - Authorities issued an Amber alert for a 3-month-old baby. The child is now safe with his mother. The father has been charged with battery, grand theft, and interference with child custody.

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[UPDATE] Can Students Opt Out of the FCAT?

Posted: 04/12/2011 - Students in Leon County are preparing to take the FCAT. It's what grade-school children in the Sunshine state are expected to do. But what happens when a child doesn't take the test by choice?

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Class Size Expansion

Posted: 04/08/2011 - In education, Florida has gone from 35th in the nation to 5th and many credit strict class size restrictions passed by voters in 2002. Now lawmakers are trying to expand classes. They’re doing it by cutting a list of 8-hundred core courses to just 3-hundred.

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Medically Needy Program on Chopping Block

Posted: 04/08/2011 - Florida hospitals are facing a 1.8 billion dollar budget cut in the budgets being contemplated by state lawmakers. Included in the cuts is the elimination of the Medically Needy program. The cut could hurt as many as 200,000 Floridians who depend on the program for their lives.

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TPD Pursuing Robbery Suspect

Updated: 04/09/2011 - Tallahassee Police are searching for the suspect in a robbery that happened in the Railroad Avenue area of FAMU campus.

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