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Per TPD, on Wednesday, Sept. 6, just after 7:30 p.m. officers responded to a report of a caller transporting a one year old child to the hospital after being injured in a shooting. Officers and Emergency Medical Services made contact with the vehicle at Miccosukee and Capital Circle Northeast. The child was transported to the hospital, but sadly succumbed to his injuries. Preliminary investigative efforts indicate the shooting was accidental, however, all circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation. The shooting happened at 3148 Dick Wilson Boulevard (Grove Park Apartments) at 7:34 p.m.
The Leon County Commission will consider a resolution declaring a climate emergency. The resolution begins with a series of statements outlining national trends of climate change. The statements focus on “vulnerable populations” culminating in a “climate emergency” and calling for mitigating action to occur as quickly as 2030.
The Leon County Commission is set to approve the Leon County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) jurisdiction over traffic enforcement within the Golden Eagle neighborhood. According to the agenda item, LCSO has been consulted and has agreed to enforce State traffic control laws upon execution of an agreement.
At the September 12th Leon County Commission meeting, elected officials will vote to approve ten bid awards totaling approximately $9.5 million.
On Thursday September 7th at 8:30 a.m., the Tallahassee Growth Management Department will hold a Type A & Pre-Submittal meeting and address four projects, including the downtown Valencia Hotel project.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was making a campaign in stop in Pennsylvania where he saw big-dollar donations come rolling in. It was a rare stop for DeSantis outside of an early-voting primary state. But the two events nearly doubled his first quarter donations.
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launched an attack at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis calling him a “big government Republican.” It is not the first time a GOP primary competitor launched that phrase at Florida’s governor. Christie made the claim while attacking DeSantis’ efforts to combat Disney’s opposition to Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law.
Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz said that the upcoming moved to force House voted on a Biden impeachment would be a warning shot in the direction of Speaker Kevin McCarthy. Gaetz said that when the House returns to Washington next week, Republicans have to “seize the initiative.”
Florida State soccer takes on the UNF Ospreys tonight on the road in Jacksonville. The Noles are the No. 2 team in the country and look to keep their undefeated season going and to move 4-0-0. The first kick is set for 6:00 p.m. on ESPN+.