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Former Tallahassee Police Chief Files to Run for Leon County Sheriff

LEON CO., Fla. (WTXL) -- A  former Tallahassee police chief is officially in the running for Leon County Sheriff.

Filmmakers Fire Back at FSU, John Thrasher

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- The filmmakers of a documentary on sexual assault are now firing back at Florida State University President John Thrasher.

Panthers Inviting the Public to Try Out — For Goalie

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are holding goalie auditions for anyone who wants to play.

Quarterbacks, Coaches, Coordinators Dominate Spring Stories

In college football, spring comes early. Or at least spring practice comes early.

FSU Secures Sixth Straight Victory With 7-3 Win Over USF

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No. 19 Florida State (10-3) overcame an early deficit to secure its 14th straight victory over USF (6-6-1) as the Seminoles defeated the Bulls 7-3 Wednesday afternoon on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium.

Jameis Winston Has Predraft Meeting with Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Jameis Winston is meeting with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are considering the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback for the first pick in the NFL draft.

Suspect in Deaths of Woman, Daughter Arrested in Florida

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police say the man wanted in the killings of a woman and her daughter has been arrested in Pensacola, Florida.

Ringling Bros. Eliminating Elephant Acts

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its iconic elephant acts.

On the Wild Slide: Lake Placid Site Offers Skeleton Rides

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The site of the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid offers the public the rare chance to try skeleton sledding.

US Clears Officer in Ferguson Case, Criticizes Police Force

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department says it won't prosecute former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old that led to weeks of protests.

Storm Team Friday morning forecast (03/06/2015)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla (WTXL) -- A chilly, breezy start on this Friday morning and the chill will continue into the afternoon with the high only reaching the upper 50s. High pressure will move into the region keeping the skies mostly clear and temperatures mild. Cooler weekend is in store with lows in the upper 30s and low 40s, and highs in the mid to upper 60s. The rain returns for Monday with a 40% coverage with Gulf winds bringing back moisture, temperatures will remain mild though with highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 50s. By next work week the warmer temperatures will prevail once again with highs in the low to upper 70s and lows in the mid 50s. 

NWS: Higher spring flooding risk along area rivers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- An active trend of heavy rain events this spring could lead to greater chances for river flooding, according to a seasonal flood outlook released by the Tallahassee branch of the National Weather Service Thursday.

Storm Team Thursday evening forecast (03/05/2015)

MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) -- From the Storm Team Weather Center ...

Storm Team Thursday morning forecast (03/05/2015)

TALLAHASSEE (WTXL) - It's the last warm day before temps cool off as a frontal system moves in. Temps this morning are on the uncomfortably warm side in the upper 60s and low 70s. Heading into the afternoon, temps will warm into the upper 70s, however a cold front quickly swoops in bringing scattered showers that will drop less than a quarter of an inch of rain. Tonight, winds increase out of the north ushering in cooler temps. Lows drop to the mid to upper 40s. Highs tomorrow will struggle to reach 60° as skies clear out. A few isolated showers are possible for our far eastern counties, but nothing widespread is expected. Saturday will start out chilly in the upper 30s as high pressure builds in. Ample sunshine will boost temps into the mid 60s but that's still several degrees below average. Don't forget to turn your clocks forward one hour heading into Sunday morning! Daylight saving time is here again. It'll be cool heading to church in the mid 40s and by the afternoon a similar trend to Saturday with temps in the mid 60s. Isolated showers are possible Sunday with scattered shower chances increasing Monday. Temps stay in the 60s on Monday and warm into the 70s by midweek.

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