Police search for motive in Florida yoga studio slayings

U.S. 11/03/18, 08:27

Authorities in Florida's capital city say two people were shot to death and five others wounded at a yoga studio by a gunman who then killed himself. A person is transported from scene of a shooting, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla. A shooter killed one person and critically wounded ...

Update: Florida shooter killed 1, critically wounded 4

U.S. 11/02/18, 20:50

The Latest on a shooting at a Florida yoga studio (all times local):7:40 p.m.Authorities say a man fatally shot one person and critically wounded four others at a Florida yoga studio before killing himself.During a media briefing Friday night, Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said four people are in critical ...

Police: 2 dead, including shooter, at Florida yoga studio

U.S. 11/02/18, 20:49

A shooter killed one person and critically wounded four others at a yoga studio in Florida's capital before killing himself Friday, officials said.During a media briefing Friday night, Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said four people are in critical condition following the shooting, which took place in a small Tallahassee ...

51 horses removed from Florida farm; charges pending

U.S. 10/30/18, 03:22

Authorities say they've removed more than 50 horses from a Florida farm in various stages of neglect. A Union County Sheriff's Office news release said Monday that 51 animals have been moved from the self-proclaimed 40-acre horse rescue in Lake Butler to a Tallahassee veterinary hospital. Officials say two horses were found ...

Civil rights group in center of Florida governor’s race

U.S. 10/30/18, 00:12

A group formed to protest the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer is being injected into the Florida governor's race.They're called Dream Defenders and Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis says it's a radical group backed by Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum.Gillum signed ...

More than 1.1 million have already voted in Florida

U.S. 10/24/18, 03:48

Election Day is two weeks away but more than 1.1 million people have already voted in the battleground state of Florida. New statistics released Tuesday by the state Division of Elections show that nearly 114,000 people voted during the first day of early voting across the state. Additionally, more than 1 ...

New documents contradict Florida Democratic nominee Gillum

New York 10/23/18, 15:17

Text messages and other documents surrounding trips made by Florida Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum are being turned over as part of an ongoing ethics investigation.Some of the documents appear to contradict Gillum's assertion that he paid for all expenses related to two trips to Costa Rica and New ...

DeSantis, Gillum debate Trump and more in Florida debate

Politics 10/21/18, 22:15

Race, the economy, the environment and President Donald Trump were subjects of the first debate in Florida governor's race. Former Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum squared off Sunday on CNN, clearly setting out their differences. Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum speaks during a CNN debate ...

Trump and amendments: The week in Florida politics

U.S. 10/20/18, 09:37

Florida's 2018 midterm election is one of the most important in years. The governor's office and all three Cabinet seats are on the ballot; Republican Gov. Rick Scott is challenging three-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson; several congressional seats will be competitive; and Floridians will vote on several proposed constitutional ...

Florida governor candidate Gillum releases some tax returns

Florida 10/19/18, 08:09

Florida Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum gave a closer look at his finances on Friday after he released two years' worth of tax returns that show that he and his wife earn more than $200,000 a year.Gillum, who shocked the political establishment with his Democratic primary win back in ...

Florida State returns post-storm, bye week after rocky start

Football 10/16/18, 13:49

Florida State has returned to practice field following a bye week and in the wake of Hurricane Michael after a rocky start under first-year football coach Willie Taggart.Hurricane Michael forced the school to shut down during the schedule off-week for football players. Taggart cut the practice schedule short and encouraged ...

Michael offers exposure, and risk, to Gillum in gov’s race

U.S. 10/11/18, 01:25

Crisis is often seen as a test of leadership for elected officials. Hurricane Michael whirled into the Florida governor's race days before it came ashore, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee.The system slammed into the Panhandle on Wednesday as the most powerful ...

Storm offers exposure, risk to Democrat in governor’s race

U.S. 10/10/18, 12:28

Hurricane Michael upended the governor's race in the battleground state of Florida, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee who spent days in the storm's path.Before Michael made landfall, Gillum seemed to blanket the national airwaves, sounding much like the man he wants ...

Update: Michael strengthens to a Category 4 hurricane

U.S. 10/10/18, 02:25

The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local):2:10 a.m.Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;The National Hurricane Center says Michael has become an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm.Graphic shows the predicted wind speeds over ...

Florida Democrats sue to extend voter registration deadline

Florida 10/09/18, 03:05

A partisan brushfire blew up Tuesday amid the threat of Hurricane Michael over voter registration deadlines in the battleground state of Florida.The Florida Democratic Party sued in federal court on Tuesday, asking a judge to extend the state's registration deadline by at least a week.Florida's deadline to register to vote ...

DeSantis campaign refocusing as Florida voting starts

Florida 10/08/18, 09:54

Just a month before Florida chooses a new governor, Ron DeSantis is hoping to rebound from his campaign's lackluster start by bringing in the woman who helped President Donald Trump carry the state two years ago.The Republican candidate's campaign events are transforming from subdued to lively, fundraising is picking up ...

Homecoming parade has new significance for Florida’s Gillum

Florida 10/06/18, 08:10

Walking a parade route isn't a new concept for politicians, but there was a particular significance when Andrew Gillum participated in Florida A&M's homecoming celebration.Gillum began his political career as a student at the historically black university and he returned home Saturday as Florida's first black nominee for governor. The ...

Up to 200 small pet pigs hoarded on Florida property

U.S. 09/29/18, 11:26

Up to 200 small pet pigs are being collected from a Florida property where officials say the animals were being hoarded.The Tallahassee Democrat reports that some of the pigs have escaped into the woods surrounding the Monticello property.Animal Allies of Florida's Avalon Mini Pigs stepped in to help the animals ...

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