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By Shane Chernoff and Keighly Chambers on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 3:54 pm
After a a woman was killed and her husband was injured from a tree falling directly on their house on Wednesday morning, tree safety is being heavily emphasized.
By Keighly Chambers on October 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 2:58 pm
A Facebook posting this past weekend — what sounds like a cold-hearted admission — prompted this week’s arrest of two Polk County girls. Law enforcement there says incessant bullying led to the suicide of their classmate.
By Keighly Chambers on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 2:44 pm
Alachua County Fire Rescue now has at its disposal, a brand new, $500,000 medical ambulance bus, that will allow more patients to receive medical attention on-site, especially during large-scale accidents.
By Keighly Chambers on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 5:40 pm
Six proposals for the new location of the Supervisor of Elections Office are under review in Alachua County. The office will move within the year.
By Keighly Chambers on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 3:09 pm
Flu cases match levels reported in 2009.
By Keighly Chambers and Kelly Price on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 3:30 pm
The holiday season may bring increased risk of identity theft or overspending. Experts recommend using debit versus credit cards, and to watch where and how they carry physical cards.
By Keighly Chambers on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 10:17 am
Two Eastside High School juniors represented Florida at the three-day Global Youth Institute hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation. Abigail Eisenstadt and Amaleah Mirti were the only Florida students chosen to attend the event in Iowa, which revolved around food security and agricultural issues.
By Keighly Chambers and Nickelle Smith on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:04 pm
The UF women’s volleyball team made its 21st annual Thanksgiving visit to the children patients at Shands Sunday.
By Keighly Chambers on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:34 pm
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busiest time of year for the Gainesville Fire Department. To ensure safety during the holidays this season, Gainesville Fire Rescue Assistant Chief JoAnne Rice urged caution for residents.