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The Leon County Sheriff’s Office confirmed two people were hurt in a shooting near the 200 block of Dixie Drive Sunday morning. Officials said the “shots fired” call came in around 5:20 a.m., and when they arrived, two people had gunshot wounds. Both victims were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
On Tuesday, Terry Ryan, the Co-Founder of Tallahassee Sewage and Wakulla Basin Advocacy Group, will appear on The Steve Stewart Show at 12:15 p.m. on Real Talk 93.3 FM.
After the Leon County Democrat Party called out Leon County School Board member Laurie Cox claiming she was a member of Moms for Liberty, and referred to the group as representing “rural redneck” Republican values, Cox responded. She said that she is not in Moms for Liberty, but has friends that are in the group, and friends that are not in alignment with the group. She defended the people of Leon County saying they are “hardworking people.”
LOCAL SPORTS NEWS
Florida State football extended their winning streak to 12, dating back to last season, in their 41-3 blowout win over Syracuse on Saturday. No. 4 FSU limited Syracuse to 261 yards of total offense and held starting quarterback Garrett Schrader to 9-of-21 passing for just 99 yards.
Florida State Volleyball improves to 7-1 in ACC play behind one of its best offensive performances in the conference this season, sweeping Clemson in three sets on Sunday afternoon at Jervey Gym in Clemson, S.C. The Noles get match is against Boston College this upcoming Friday at 6:30 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay on a previous lower court ruling that halted sports betting in Florida. The legal despite between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and sports betting pari-mutuels made its way after a years long battle over the tribe’s sports betting app and an interpretation of a 2018 Florida Constitutional amendment on the topic of betting expansion.
Federal prosecutors have charged 17 Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) employees with wire fraud for allegedly attempting to defraud the government through pandemic relief loans. The defendants were charged separately through indictments issued between September 14 and October 11. They allegedly received $495,171 in assistance unlawfully and “used the proceeds to unjustly enrich themselves.”
In a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis, Jewish Florida lawmaker Rep. Randy Fine, R-Melbourne Beach, called for the use of new laws as protests supporting Hamas’ actions on Israel take place at Florida colleges and universities. Fine and Rep. Mike Caruso, R-Delray Beach, carried a bill that would increase penalties for intimidating or threatening someone based on religious or ethnic heritage. The lawmakers joined the governor in Israel for the bill signing in April.