The top viewed stories published by Tallahassee Reports in 2022 included the indictment of Andrew Gillum, the Killearn Country Club renovation, parental rights in the classroom, violent crime in Tallahassee, economic development at the Tallahassee airport and the emergence of the progressive movement in local politics.
Tallahassee Police have arrested a 21-year-old male in connection to a murder Thursday morning. Kenyadric Smith is accused of shooting and killing a woman and robbing another person Wednesday afternoon. Smith allegedly robbed the driver of the vehicle and shot the woman. She died at the scene. Smith was charged with 1st Degree Homicide, aggravated assault with a firearm, and robbery with a firearm.
Tallahassee Fire Department responded to a fire along the 500 block of Putnam Drive. Crews found heavy fire coming through the roof of the house and the cause of the fire appears to be electrical. No injuries were reported.
Florida Congresswoman-elect Anna Paulina Luna has endorsed Harmeet Dhillon for Republican National Committee Chair. Dhillon is the former vice chairwoman of the California Republican Party, and a National Committeewoman of the Republican National Committee for California. Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz offered his support for the endorsement saying “I agree with APL wholeheartedly!”
Florida State football defeated the Oklahoma Sooners last night in the Cheez-It Bowl 35-32. Seminoles QB Jordan Travis led the FSU offense with over 400 yards passing. The game was a high-powered offensive matchup with over 1000 total yards gained between the Noles and Sooners. FSU goes into the offseason with their 10th win and their first double-digit win season since 2016.