CRIME & SAFETY
Female pedestrian dies after being struck by a car on Apalachee Parkway
A female pedestrian died Friday after being struck by a car. The Tallahassee Police Department posted on social media that it was investigating the fatal crash in the 2800 block of Apalachee Parkway. The adult woman was pronounced dead at the scene. More recent pedestrian deaths:Pedestrian dies in crash on...
Semi-truck carrying vehicles overturns in crash with injuries on I-10
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - An semi-truck overturned on I-10 westbound near mile marker 198 after it crashed into a pickup truck, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The semi-truck ran off the highway and struck a pickup stopped on the shoulder Friday morning at about 10:30, according to a press release sent Friday night by FHP. Several vehicles the semi-truck was carrying spilled off the 18-wheeler during the wreck.
UPDATE: Roads back open following fatal traffic crash on Apalachee Parkway
A woman died from her injuries following a crash that took place Friday near Apalachee Parkway, according to the Tallahassee Police Department.
Live updates: Brother says men who confronted football player Travis Rudolph 'came over to kill'
WEST PALM BEACH — Day seven of the murder trial of former Florida State University football player Travis Rudolph began Friday. Rudolph is among the remaining witnesses expected to testify now that prosecutors have rested their case. Attorneys for both sides presented opening statements last week, one casting Rudolph as the aggressor and the other insisting he was...
Pedestrian killed by car on Apalachee Parkway; businesses concerned about safety
ABC27 checked with five businesses near 2820 Apalachee Parkway, and three say they have concerns about how fast people drive on that road.
LCSO: Crash on I-10 involving multiple vehicles alters traffic in Leon County
A crash involving multiple cars on Interstate 10 in Leon County has altered travel flow on the interstate highway Friday morning.
Driver in Georgia survives jumping car off tow truck ramp in viral video out of ‘Dukes of Hazzard’
Just another day in fictitious Hazzard County turned into a viral moment last week when a Florida woman was taken to the hospital after a dramatic airborne crash along a Georgia highway. And it was all caught on video. A 21-year-old Tallahassee, Florida, woman suffered serious injuries after she drove...
Woman dies in south Tallahassee shooting Wednesday evening
A woman died Wednesday evening after a shooting at a residence in south Tallahassee. The Tallahassee Police Department posted on social media that it was investigating a shooting in the 800 block of Cochran Drive, located a couple blocks from Jack McLean Jr. Park and just off Orange Avenue in the Apalachee Ridge Estates neighborhood. An adult female victim was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. ...
Woman accused in police ambush, pictured on TPD missing persons poster just weeks earlier
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - A woman shot and killed by police in Tom Brown Park last week had previously been featured in a missing persons post on the Tallahassee Police Department’s Facebook page. Asia Fitzgerald was listed as a “Missing Adult” in a TPD Facebook post dated April 14th....
Tallahassee PD respond to death investigation on Cochran Drive
Tallahassee Police Department announced Wednesday evening that they are investigating a death.
The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Friday, June 2
City Commissioner Jack Porter has joined dozens of residents at Lake Bradford Estates in raising concerns about conditions and costs at the mobile home park. A woman has died as a result of a shooting in a south Tallahassee neighborhood on Wednesday. The shooting took place just before 7 p.m. in a residence on the 800 block of Cochran Drive, a road in the Apalachee Ridge Estates neighborhood near Jack McLean Jr. Park. The woman was transported to a hospital after the shooting where she was pronounced dead.
WATCH: Airborne crash caught on camera; Tallahassee woman involved
LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) - The Georgia State Patrol now confirms a Tallahassee woman was behind the wheel of a car that went airborne in a wild crash caught on tape last week. The video came from the body cam of a Lowndes County Sheriff’s deputy who was working a...
Body found near Tallahassee intersection
A body was found Tuesday morning near the intersection of Centerville and Fleischmann Roads.
Tallahassee woman hit and killed by car, family seeks justice
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Tallahassee Police confirmed a woman was hit and killed by a car early Saturday morning near Tennessee Street and Capital Circle NW. The family of 31-year old Shandlyia Smith is now calling for justice in the case, asking for anyone who knows what happened to inform police.
Body found near busy Tallahassee intersection
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Tallahassee Police were on the scene Tuesday morning as a body was found near the corner of Centerville and Fleischmann Roads. The city’s online crime map shows police arrived on the scene just after 7 a.m. Officers put up screens near the driveway of an...
Florida State U chief medical officer dies following accident
Daniel Van Durme, MD, chief medical officer for Florida State University in Tallahassee died of injuries May 30 following a motorcycle accident that occurred in late April, CBS affiliate WCTV reported. Dr. Van Durme had worked at Florida State since 2004. He was board certified in both family practice and...
Teen arrested for having a gun at Jack McLean Jr. Park
A teenage boy was arrested Tuesday at Jack McLean Jr. Park after a resident reported he had a gun, said Tallahassee Police Department public information officer Heather Merritt. The teen was transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center after officers quickly responded to the call and cleared the scene, Merritt said....
Driver goes airborne before crashing on Georgia highway
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WDEF) — A driver went airborne during a crash in Valdosta last week. On Wednesday, the Georgia State Patrol confirmed that driver is from Tallahassee, Florida. The video is from a body cam on Highway 84. It shows a car driving up the ramp of a tow...
Skeletal remains found at construction site in south Tallahassee
Construction workers digging at a project site in south Tallahassee on Tuesday found skeletal remains, which appear to be human according to the Tallahassee Police Department. TPD is actively investigating the findings at the site in the Zillah Street and Tram Road area. No further details were available as of Wednesday. ...
TPD investigates skeletal remains uncovered along Zillah Street
Paul Patchin and his stepdaughter Linda Burke try to pick up the pieces after a fire on February 13th left his home in Lake Bradford Estates destroyed. The fire killed Patchin's three dogs and left him burned. Living at Lake Bradford Estates. Updated: May. 16, 2023 at 9:44 PM EDT.
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