New Information Surfaces in TPD Officer-Involved Shooting

New Information Surfaces in TPD Officer-Involved Shooting

On Wednesday, May 27, a Tallahassee Police Department officer fatally shot the suspect of a stabbing that had occurred earlier that morning. TPD has since identified the suspect as Natosha “Tony” McDade, 38. Shortly after the shooting occurred, TPD Chief Revell held a press briefing at the scene. According to Revell, TPD was initially responding […]

June 2: New Cases and New Hospitalizations Charts

June 2: New Cases and New Hospitalizations Charts

NOTE: Charts have been changed to include daily cases with a 7-day rolling average trend line. The daily numbers documenting the spread of the coronavirus in Florida have begun to show flattening trends. TR will update the three charts below on a daily basis without commentary. Submit questions in the comments section. Positive Cases The […]

State Revenue Takes Hit in April

State Revenue Takes Hit in April

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — State revenue was off $878.1 million in April from an earlier estimate as tourism and hospitality-related industries, along with car sales, were grounded by the coronavirus, according to economists. A monthly revenue report from the Legislature’s Office of Economic & Demographic Research reflects economic damage […]

Blueprint IA Board Reviews LEAN Grant Program Results

Blueprint IA Board Reviews LEAN Grant Program Results

At today’s Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency Meeting, the board reviewed a status report on the results of the Local Emergency Assistance for Nonprofits (LEAN) grant program. The board authorized the LEAN program in April 2020 in response to the economic crisis caused by COVID-19. The goal of the program was to offer financial assistance to local […]