The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Monday, Dec. 5th

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Monday, Dec. 5th

Local News

BREAKING: The Chairman of the Tallahassee Citizens Police Review Board has issued a press release stating that the full membership of the board supports Taylor Biro remaining on the board. Get the details.

The Leon County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in connection to a dead person being found. LCSO responded to the 3800 block of North Monroe Street around 9:00 p.m. Saturday and found a dead person at a transient camp. A knife was recovered from the scene and it was determined that 29-year-old Dusty McDonald was the primary suspect. McDonald was taken into custody and charged with first degree murder, however, the investigation is still ongoing and active.

A father and son are facing murder accusations just one month apart in Tallahassee. Twenty-one-year-old Da’Vhon Young is the alleged suspects in the murder of one man on FAMU’s campus last week, and 40-year-old Da’Vhon Young is facing murder charges in connection to a body bumped on Wiley Road.

A federal judge has ruled former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and his campaign adviser Sharon Lettman-Hicks are going to be tried together. They requested to be tried separately, but a judge denied the request.

Florida News

The United States Space Force announced they are opening its second regional command headquarters under U.S. Central Command in Tampa. The efforts, as part of MacDill Air Force Base, will add to ongoing work at Patrick Space Force Base at Cape Canaveral.

Sports News

FSU women’s basketball defeated the Stetson Hatters yesterday 83-48 to extend the Noles’ start to the season to 9-1. Freshman guard Ta’Niya Latson recorded 24 points achieving the feat that she has led or co-led FSU in scoring in every game this season. The Seminoles look to continue their home win streak when they play Texas Southern on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m. at the Tucker Center.

Last Friday, the Florida State soccer team lost to the North Carolina Tar Heels 2-3 in the national semifinals. The Seminoles finished their season with a 17-3-3 record and an ACC regular season championship and an ACC tournament championship for just the third time in program history. The Noles also advanced to their 13th College Cup and third straight.

One Response to "The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Monday, Dec. 5th"

  1. “A father and son are facing murder accusations” Are we certain it wasn’t just a couple of those rouge guns that snuck out at night and started shooting up the place?

    “…body bumped on Wiley Road.” S/B “dumped”

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