Julie Montanaro, WCTV Eyewitness News

Julie Montanaro

WCTV Eyewitness News

Tallahassee, FL, United States

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Recent:
  • WCTV Eyewitness News
Past:
  • ABC 7 WWSB
  • WJHG-TV

Recent articles by Julie:

Wendi Adelson, Dan Markel’s ex-wife, takes stand in Magbanua retrial

Wendi Adelson was the second witness to take the stand Thursday morning. → Read More

Jury sees chilling videos of Prius following Dan Markel to gym, home in minutes before murder

A series of surveillance videos shows a Prius tailing Dan Markel to the gym and into his Betton Hills neighborhood just before his murder → Read More

Wendi Adelson’s attorney asks judge to quash defense subpoena

Adelson's attorney said the motion was filed in response to Katherine Magbanua’s defense team trying to “piggyback” on the back end of the state’s subpoena. → Read More

Convicted triggerman, Adelson family not on witness list in Katherine Magbanua’s trial

Wendi Adelson is expected to testify in Katherine Magbanua's murder trial, but witness lists read aloud in court do not include any other members of the Adelson family or convicted triggerman Sigfredo Garcia. → Read More

Katherine Magbanua’s retrial begins

Katherine Magbanua is back in a Tallahassee courtroom as jury selection begins, she'll be retried for the murder of FSU professor Dan Markel. → Read More

Will Katherine Magbanua’s retrial start as scheduled?

Magbanua’s attorneys filed a demand for a speedy trial the same day Charlie Adelson was arrested and asked the judge to keep the upcoming May 16 retrial date. → Read More

‘Enhanced’ video at issue as Katherine Magbanua’s retrial nears

Magbanua’s retrial is scheduled to begin on May 16. → Read More

LCSO found liable in wrongful arrest, ordered to pay motorist more than $250K

Miles Evora sued LCSO last year, claiming deputies wrestled him to the ground and tased him twice after stopping him and searching his car back in December 2018. → Read More

9th grader named Leon County Student Volunteer of the Year

Branson Hurst was surprised and honored Thursday as the Leon County Schools Student Volunteer of the Year. → Read More

Trial now underway in 2019 Tallahassee street corner murder

A Tallahassee man will stand trial this week for a street corner argument that ended in gunfire. → Read More

Suspect in 2015 Tallahassee double murder & apartment fire enters guilty plea

Walter Rayborn apologized to the families of Lance Love and Cornelius Poole, who were in the courtroom for the plea. → Read More

Leon County Schools offering students free heart screenings

Leon County Schools is now one of the first districts in Florida to offer free heart screenings to students in hopes of preventing tragedy. → Read More

Strickland enters plea, sentenced in deadly hit and run

Court records show Jarvis Strickland was sentenced to 25 years in prison for leaving the scene on Springhill Road in May 2017. → Read More

HEALTH ALERT: Preventing suicide

To get help, you can call the national suicide prevention lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). There is also a crisis text line. For crisis support in Spanish, call 1-888-628-9454. → Read More

Former State Attorney enters guilty plea in bribery, extortion and fraud scheme

Federal court records say Jeff Siegmeister could face a maximum sentence of 48 years in prison and up to $1 million in fines. → Read More

Raa Middle School students’ duck boxes going up soon at lake near you

A team from FWC and Ducks Unlimited will be boarding airboats this weekend to actually put the boxes up along the shores of Lake Miccosukee. → Read More

Tallahassee couple accused of stealing donations for firefighters heading back to court

The First District Court of Appeals issued a new opinion Wednesday in the case of Jennifer and Mike Amison. → Read More

Magbanua retrial now set for May 16

Katherine Magbanua is accused of conspiracy and murder in the 2014 death of Florida State University professor Dan Markel. → Read More

Siegmeister expected to plead guilty in bribery scheme

Federal court records show a change of plea hearing is set for this Thursday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. in Jacksonville’s federal court. → Read More

JT Burnette reports to federal prison

The Federal Bureau of Prisons inmate locator shows JT Burnette is being held at a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Alabama. → Read More