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By Chris Peralta on September 29th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 9:18 am
Traffic on 13th street northbound at Archer was closed temporarily Sunday evening after an 18-wheeler trailer touched the 13th street pedestrian bridge and fell on its side.
By Chris Peralta on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 4:22 pm
Saturday’s storms leave area homes without power.
By Chris Peralta on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 8, 2013 at 5:10 pm
A burst of hiring last month added 236,000 U.S. jobs and reduced the unemployment rate to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent in January. The robust gains suggested that the economy can strengthen further despite higher taxes and government spending cuts.
The federal budget sequester is a week old, and its effects are now starting to be felt in North Central Florida. If you made plans for the third annual Gator Fly-In air show on April 27, you can clear your calendar; it’s been canceled.
By Chris Peralta on February 10th, 2013 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:51 am
The Florida Forest Service is conducting a controlled burn at Island Grove, causing smoky conditions in Gainesville and parts of North Central Florida. The controlled burn spans about 80 acres, said Art Forgey, spokesman for Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. Division [...]
By Chris Peralta on December 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:51 am
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for a man who stole televisions from a Wal Mart store in October. Similar crimes have occured at other Walmarts and Clay County Sheriffs Officials say there may be a connection. Officials [...]
By Chris Peralta on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:21 am
The Gainesville Police Department was able to find 23-year-old Michael Koleber overnight. Koleber had been missing since 1 p.m. on Tuesday. He was found safe.
By Chris Peralta on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: December 14, 2012 at 4:28 pm
Elias Sarkis, M.D., child and adolescent psychiatrist, spoke to WUFT this afternoon about the possible effects of Friday’s shooting on children.
By Chris Peralta on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: December 14, 2012 at 4:38 pm
Alachua County teachers and staff are trained not only on how to carry out the procedures, but also in how to do their best to handle the children in scary situations.
By Chris Peralta on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:14 am
Dennis Baxley and Chuck Chestnut offer their thoughts on Friday’s Connecticut shooting and possible increased gun control measures that could result.