TR Morning Briefs: 11/30/2022

TR Morning Briefs: 11/30/2022

Local News

A man accused of firing into a crowd at Half Time Liquors on West Pensacola Street in late October is now on trial. The alleged suspect, De’Arius Cannon was shot by law enforcement and spent multiple days in the hospital. The charge was upgraded to second degree murder in the death of DeMario Murray, one of the victims. Cannon is one of four people facing charges in the shooting.

The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows that October 2022 passenger traffic was 77,935. October traffic increased 9.0% when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was up 6,409 from the 71,526 reported during October 2021.

Tallahassee Police is also investigating a shooting that occurred early Tuesday morning in the 300 block of West College Avenue. One victim was shot with non-life-threatening injuries. No arrests have yet been made and the suspect is still at-large. An investigation determined that a verbal argument turned violent. This went on record as the 100th shooting this year.

Florida News

In a hypothetical 2024 Presidential matchup, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis narrowly leads Vice President Kamala Harris by three points. DeSantis garnered 42 percent of the vote to Harris’ 39 percent, in the recent poll from Harvard/Harris. In previous months by the same polling group, Harris maintained a lead, but DeSantis’ recent momentum from the 2022 Midterms seems to have reflected a slight shift in his favor.

A Tampa woman plead no contest to a felony charge of voting during the 2020 Election while ineligible. She was one of 20 people arrested by the recently created election security force. Based on her plea, she endured little punishment. Additionally, prosecutors dropped another felony charge of false swearing after she registered to vote. A recent report showed that during the 2020 election in Florida, there were no widespread voting irregularities as a result of Florida’s numerous election integrity measures.

Sports News

Florida State football’s freshman DB Sam McCall announces, again, that he is entering the transfer portal. McCall was the top recruit in FSU’s 2022 recruiting class. In an Instagram post, McCall stated that he is thankful to FSU for the opportunity to be a part of the program and for supporting him during his freshman campaign.

Florida State football had a total of 15 players earn All-ACC honors yesterday including three on the first team, four on the second team, one on the third team, and seven honorable mentions. The Noles’ 15 selections are the second-most in the ACC this season. The full list can be viewed here.

Florida State men’s basketball is also set to host the Purdue Boilermakers in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge tonight at 7:15. Purdue comes in at No. 5 in the country and the Noles are struggling to start their 2022-2023 campaign with only a single win and seven losses so far. The game will be on ESPN2.

5 Responses to "TR Morning Briefs: 11/30/2022"

  1. I wish the Commissioners and the CPRB would consider that maybe there were 100 shootings because people are not afraid of the police. Maybe, the shooters also do not fear the adverse consequences of their actions; maybe they assume there will be no adverse consequences of their actions.

    I think they should also look into how many of the 100 shootings were the result of excessive force by the police. They should have and keep these statistics on hand at their meetings.

  2. WoooHooo! Congratulations Tallahassee! We have hit the ever-so coveted benchmark of 100 shootings this year so far. Come on kids, we can do better than Chicago. Don’t make us spend another $5-million in tax dollars chasing down those pesky guns that sneak out at night and run around shooting up the place on their own.

    Remember… Vote Marxicrat; Vote Crime… Chicago is Goal !!!

    (sarcasm off)

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