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:

Tallahassee standoff suspect makes first appearance Monday morning

Myrick Rittman was arrested at the University Green Apartments Sunday after TPD’s TAC Team surrounded the apartment and tried for nearly six hours to coax Rittman to surrender. → Read More

Christmas Connection looking for holiday donation center site

The Christmas Connection needs a donated storefront or warehouse to serve as its 2021 donation center. → Read More

850 Magazine honors 12 women with Pinnacle Awards

850 Magazine is honoring 12 women with its “Pinnacle Award,” including WCTV’s own Julie Montanaro. → Read More

Judge delays Katherine Magbanua’s trial

A judge has delayed the upcoming murder trial of Katherine Magbanua. → Read More

Man cleared of murder nearly four years to the day later

A jury deliberated for two hours Wednesday evening before finding Johnny Anderson not guilty of murder. → Read More

Verdict could come Wednesday in deadly 2017 Tallahassee shooting

Johnny Anderson is facing murder charges in the 2017 shooting death of Andrew Glover. → Read More

Tallahassee Firefighters describe trip to Ground Zero after 9/11

Tallahassee Firefighters describe what it was like at Ground Zero as they delivered thousands of dollars for the families of fallen FDNY firefighters. → Read More

‘I was astounded’: U.S. Marshal describes seeing plane crash into the Pentagon on 9/11

Former North Florida U.S. Marshal James Lockley was in a meeting across the street when Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon on September 11. → Read More

Death sentence stands for man accused of burning woman alive

The Florida Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of Joe Elton Nixon, rejecting claims that he is intellectually disabled and ineligible to be executed. → Read More

Serial killer Gary Michael Hilton’s death sentence upheld

The Florida Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of Gary Michael Hilton, who was sentenced to death for the 2007 kidnapping and murder of nurse and Sunday school teacher Cheryl Dunlap. → Read More

Serial killer Gary Michael Hilton’s death sentence upheld

The Florida Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of Gary Michael Hilton, who was sentenced to death for the 2007 kidnapping and murder of nurse and Sunday school teacher Cheryl Dunlap. → Read More

Leon County School Board to discuss newly reinstated mask mandate

Superintendent Rocky Hanna cited nearly 250 COVID cases and more than 900 students in quarantine in re-instating a mask mandate — and dropping a parental opt-out — for students in grades K-8. → Read More

Deliberations continue in JT Burnette corruption trial

Jury deliberations in the corruption trial of Tallahassee businessman JT Burnette are now in their third day. → Read More

Tales of Tillie: Retired greyhound encouraging people to slow down

Tillie has been walking the shores of Lake Jackson every day for nearly 10 years. → Read More

JT Burnette federal corruption trial begins

Testimony could begin as early as Tuesday and the trial could last three to four weeks, attorneys told a judge at a recent hearing. → Read More

Burnette’s lawyers request headphones for all at trial

The headphones will help the jury, judge and legal teams hear undercover audio recordings and videotapes expected to be introduced as evidence. → Read More

Former Jackson Co. deputy convicted of planting drugs asking to be freed pending appeal

Zachary Wester is scheduled to be sentenced next Tuesday, July 13. → Read More

Second Harvest kicks off summer food program

Second Harvest is kicking off its summer food program this week, delivering free meals to children in neighborhoods across Tallahassee. → Read More

JT Burnette trial could last a month

Attorneys gathered by phone Thursday morning to discuss last-minute motions and address logistical questions in a call that lasted 90 minutes. → Read More

Eastpoint fire 3 years later: ‘These families have been languishing a long time’

Thursday marks the three-year anniversary of a fast-moving fire in Eastpoint that scorched an entire neighborhood and forced people to run for their lives. → Read More