Gillum Ends Campaign for FL Governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Gillum, who tried to energize Florida’s young and minority voters through a Democratic coalition seeking to end two decades of Republican control of the governor’s office, ended his hard-fought campaign Saturday as the state’s first black nominee for the post. Gillum, whose refrain had been "bring it home" as he […]

Florida governor’s race: DeSantis defeats Gillum; both had strong real estate backing

Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum Former Rep. Ron DeSantis won the race for governor of Florida on Tuesday night, defeating Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum in one of the most closely-watched races across the country. Gillum conceded to DeSantis at about 11 p.m. on Tuesday and delivered an emotional speech to his supporters vowing to continue […]

Tallahassee teen accused in carjacking

Theodore Anderson By: WCTV Eyewitness News TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A Tallahassee teen is accused of carjacking a woman at a local convenience store last month. Theodore Anderson was just a few days shy of his 18th birthday when he was arrested on September 29. According to arrest documents, the incident happened at a store […]

FL Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ These Florida lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Estimated jackpot: $97 million 5-8 (five, eight) 9-8 (nine, eight) 3-7-8 (three, seven, eight) 9-0-0 (nine, zero, zero) 1-4-7-9 (one, four, seven, nine) 8-1-6-5 (eight, one, six, five) 5-8-5-1-1 (five, eight, five, one, one) 3-2-5-1-2 (three, two, five, one, two) Estimated jackpot: $60 million Source […]

Tallahassee seeks funds to address flooding at Orange Avenue Housing Complex

By: Mariel Carbone | WCTV Eyewitness News May 23, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee city commission is seeking funding to help address flooding issues at the Orange Avenue Public Housing Complex. The commission approved staff to submit an application for $2 million in CDBG funding. The Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, is […]

Five District Councils Supporting Student Scholarship Program

From left to right, DeJon Slaughter,Tyler Rhoades, Felipe Braga, Rajesh Kondoju, four student scholarship recipients attending an event hosted by ULI Kansas City. ULI Foundation Governor Bruce Etkin pledged $100,000 in 2017 to support four additional district council student scholarships programs, which began at ULI Colorado. The ULI Colorado program supports undergraduate and graduate students […]

Florida congressional races sending new faces to Washington

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida will have at least four new members of Congress and possibly several more as the deadline to qualify for the ballot ended Friday. Retirements and political ambitions are opening four seats, three first-term incumbents are facing strong challengers from within their own party, and several other members are being targeted […]