The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, April 1, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, April 1, 2024

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Florida’s 9th District State Representative Allison Tant recently appeared on The Steve Stewart Show on Real Talk 93.3 to discuss the 2024 Legislative Session and more.

The Tallahassee Police Department confirmed three, separate, shooting incidents this weekend, sending three people to the hospital. One person was shot near the Jack McLean Community Center around 7:00 p.m. Saturday, a man was outside of Potbelly’s around 2:00 a.m. Sunday, and a man was shot near the 2500 block of West Tennessee St around 5:00 a.m. Sunday. Police said there is no suspect information available for any of these shooting incidents.

The Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) is conducting a fraud investigation in conjunction with the United States Secret Service.


No. 17 Florida State (22-4,5-4 ACC) baseball got the win against Louisville (17-11, 3-6 ACC) 9-4 Saturday afternoon in Dick Howser Stadium to take the series, two games to one. The Noles were able to hit two separate multi-run home runs on their way to secure the victory. FSU will play host to the Jacksonville Dolphins tomorrow night at 6:00 p.m. right here on the ACCNX.
Florida State Seminoles softball (24-9, 7-2) showcased their dominance in both offense and defense, securing a series sweep with a resounding 8-5 win over NC State (18-16, 1-11) on Saturday afternoon. A two-game home series with McNeese awaits the Florida State Seminoles. The teams will play on Tuesday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. with both games being televised by the ACC Network.


The Florida Supreme Court recently announced that it will deliver rulings today regarding the future of recreational marijuana and abortion access in the state. The proposed abortion amendment, meanwhile, seeks to establish the right to abortion in Florida up until the point of fetal viability — estimated at around 24 weeks. Also, the proposed marijuana constitutional amendment, backed by Smart & Safe Florida and heavily funded by cannabis retailer Trulieve, aims to permit adults aged 21 and older to possess, purchase, or use marijuana products for non-medical use.

The mayor of Orlando, Buddy Dyer, is receiving backlash after posting a video highlighting “Transgender Day of Visibility” yesterday, on the same day as Easter Sunday. Dyer’s post to the video recording said he was “ensuring that Orlando is welcoming and inclusive to all.”


The theft of sensitive information belonging to millions of AT&T’s current and former customers has been recently discovered online, the telecommunications giant said this weekend.

Crews begin removing first steel section of Baltimore’s collapsed Key Bridge following last week’s collision by a cargo ship; what caused ship to lose power before crash still under investigation (More).

Google’s email provider, Gmail, turns 20 years old today, with an estimated 1.2 billion people worldwide using the free service, which has since become part of a suite of other products.

The men’s NCAA basketball tournament narrowed its field down to the Final Four yesterday, with No. 1 Purdue set to take on No. 11 NC State Saturday (6 pm ET, TBS), followed by No. 1 Connecticut facing No. 4 Alabama (8:50 pm ET, TBS). 


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