Tom Flanigan

Phone: (850) 487-3086  x362

Tom Flanigan has been with WFSU News since 2006, with a focus on covering local news personalities, issues and organizations.  He began his broadcast career more than 30 years before that and  covered news for several radio stations in Florida, Texas and his home state of Maryland.  In between, he spent a number of years in corporate communications for a few private firms, time that he calls “invaluable” for giving him a greatly expanded media perspective.  During the relatively rare times he’s not racing to cover various community events and activities, Tom enjoys reading and playing guitar (He was a professional drummer in a previous life and is trying to expand his musical horizons). Follow Tom Flanigan on Twitter: @flanigan_tom.

Leon County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a suspect in this morning’s (3/19) break-in and destruction at a Buddhist monastery north of Tallahassee.  He was identified as 28-year old Ahmad Hinson.

wo long-time pilots from the Tallahassee area received the federal government's most honored award on Saturday (3/17). Both aviators were recognized for their outstanding flight performance over more than half-a-century.

The Tallahassee Irish Society threw its yearly St. Patrick's Day party on Saturday. This year's celebration actually fell on the saint's March 17th feast day.

One of the most familiar faces for departing passengers at Tallahassee’s airport over the past quarter-century is flying off to a well-deserved retirement.

It seems little kids aren’t the only people who dream of being superheroes. A Thomasville-based small business is now leveraging the dreams of adult would-be superheroes to take his enterprise to the national level.

Crews were clearing a heavily wooded block near downtown Tallahassee on Wednesday, March 14. It’s part of site preparation for the Cascades development.

A three-day conference on the Apalachicola River basin and its eco-system is underway at Florida State University.

A new study suggests professional associations have a very big impact on Florida’s economy. And, since so many of those associations are headquartered around the State Capitol, much of that economic impact is centered in Tallahassee.

  Update 11:53 a.m.: From the Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A law enforcement official says the gunman who shot three people at Florida State University before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school.

The official told The Associated Press that the shooter was Myron May, who graduated from Florida State before attending Texas Tech University's law school. The official requested anonymity because he was not authorized to release the name.

Amelia Tillman

A Tallahassee middle school student’s history project will soon be available for study by scholars from all over the world as it joins the archives of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

“I had to do a history fair project for sixth grade because it was  required and we had to pick a time in history that was a turning point  that made something change in history," said Amoreena Tillman a student at Cobb Middle School.

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