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Gainesville man jumps through window after eating psilocybin mushrooms

By on April 29th, 2013 | Last updated: April 29, 2013 at 4:14 pm

Nicholas Koster, a 20-yar-old Gainesville man, stripped down naked and jumped through a window after eating psilocybin mushrooms. Police found him around 4 a.m. Saturday with a cut on his back from the window.

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GPD and UFPD investigating armed residential burglary and sexual battery

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Gainesville Police are currently investigating an armed burglary and case of sexual battery that happened around 4 a.m. Monday.

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Back burn in Marion County may cause visibility issues on nearby roads

By on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 11:28 am

A controlled back burn on Halfmoon Prairie in Marion County Monday may cause visibility issues on nearby State Road 40 and 183rd Avenue Road/Levy Hammock Road.

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Free self defense classes for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Sexual Assault Awareness Month begins with free Aikido self defense classes in the United Training Center with Aikido of Gainesville. Classes are held every thursday and taught by Sensei Tom Huffman and Keith McInnis.

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Police search for information related to Enclave attack

By , and on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 10:40 am

The Gainesville Police Department is asking the public for any information in an attempted sexual battery and armed robbery case that happened at The Enclave Apartments complex early Saturday morning.

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FHP to reduce number of hit-and-run accidents

By on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 5:38 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on hit-and-run accidents, aiming to reduce the number of fatal hit-and-runs in Florida by holding press conferences throughout the state. Fatalities resulting from hit-and-run crashes are a growing problem in Florida.

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Fatal accident closes Waldo-University intersection

By and on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 11, 2013 at 8:53 am

One man died in a collision on Northeast Waldo Road and East University Avenue early Monday.

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