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Stories with place: Tallahassee
  • Fla. gives preliminary approval to lionfish ban 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:28 am
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A ban on imports of lionfish into Florida has won preliminary approval from the state's wildlife commission.

  • Fla. legislators push for millions in spending 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:22 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida legislators with extra money to spend are trying to steer taxpayer funds to everything from gun ranges and a military museum to a course designed to teach "sexual risk avoidance."

  • Republicans file complaint over Crist TV ad 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 5:35 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Republicans are saying Gov. Charlie Crist and his law firm broke campaign finance laws.

  • Heisman winner Winston struggles during busy week 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 1:42 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida State's Jameis Winston completed his busiest seven-day stretch of the spring last week, playing four baseball games and participating in four football practices. The Heisman winner didn't have his best days on the diamond, but coach Jimbo Fisher said he made strides on the football field.

  • Nurse working in ICU where she spent her 1st days 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 1:25 am
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - As a newborn, Destany Atkins' parents couldn't wait to get her out of Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

  • Florida St faces investigation after Winston case 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:11 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A federal query into whether Florida State University adequately investigated whether Heisman Trophy-winner Jameis Winston sexually assaulted another student could result in the school losing federal funding, but history suggests a settlement will be reached instead, officials said Friday.

  • Lawsuit: Attorney general's office deleted emails 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:16 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Tallahassee attorney embroiled in an ongoing land dispute with the state contends in a new court filing that Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's office deleted or withheld emails he was seeking.

  • Fla. Senate forced to changed official vote record 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 7:59 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Florida state senator campaigning with former Gov. Sarah Palin caused a bit of a mystery.

  • Fla. officials reverse decision on professor 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 8:11 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida officials are reversing a decision to cancel a talk by a Florida State University professor and writer.

  • Bill could raise Fla. speed limit to 75 mph 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 10:34 am
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - "Seventy-nine. In the rain. With no headlights on."

  • Fla. House votes to allow secret meetings 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 6:41 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - State university foundations could meet in secret under a bill passed by the Florida House.

  • Fla. election chief halts voter purge for 2014 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 3:46 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's top election official is putting on hold a contentious plan to identify and remove non-U.S. citizens from the state's voter rolls.

  • Docs, nurses push lawmakers for Medicaid expansion 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 10:40 am
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Roughly 100 nurses, doctors and consumers are flying to Tallahassee to lobby legislators about affordable health care.

  • Beckham makes pitch for Miami MLS franchise 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 9:25 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - David Beckham brought his international star power to the halls of the Florida Capitol on Tuesday, trying to rally support from the governor and legislators for the Major League Soccer franchise he plans to bring to Miami later this decade.

  • Beckham makes pitch for soccer at Fla. Capitol 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 4:45 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Soccer star David Beckham is making a pitch for his Miami soccer franchise to top Florida politicians.

  • Correction: Askew Funeral story 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 1:40 pm
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - In a story March 20 about former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Senior Federal Judge William Stafford worked at the same Pensacola law firm as Askew. Stafford and Askew worked on the same floor of an office building, not for the same firm.

  • Death of Tallahassee woman ruled a homicide 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 5:35 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Deputies say the death of a woman whose body was found at the bottom of a swimming pool has been ruled a homicide.

  • Body of former Gov. Askew honored at Capitol 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 3:17 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Jean Montney brought her daughter and two grandchildren to Tallahassee on Tuesday to say goodbye to an old friend. The 83-year-old Jacksonville resident wanted the kids to get a history lesson and have a memory of former Governor Reubin Askew, who was a close friend and Florida State classmate of her late husband Dick.