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William Matthew Ford Jr. fled to Orlando after allegedly beating his live-in girlfriend and her disabled friend. He has still not been located, according to a Gainesville Police Department release.
Tammi Marie Carnes owned O’Carroll Homes, Inc., a group home for disabled adults, and is accused of stealing from 13 of its residents.
The Office of the State Attorney has released the names of the Shands employees arrested in connection to compromising more than 14,o00 confidential UF&Shands patient profiles.
Tuesday was deadline to register to vote for the March 19 election. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter speaks about the number of registered voters and what they can expect at the polls next month.
The city elections are fast approaching. In order to vote on March 19, you must be a Gainesville resident and you must be registered to vote by Tuesday, Feb. 19.
Through Hasbro’s online “Save Your Token” campaign, voters elected to replace Monopoly’s traditional iron game piece with a cat.
Gov. Rick Scott plans to pledge over a billion dollars to public schools in the next fiscal year.
State Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda proposed a 7 percent pay raise for state employees and government professionals. Funding would come from the current budget surplus as well as more efficiently collecting taxes.
The two deputies will be demoted after their involvement in a sex scandal last fall.
Although he is no longer the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman, Rep. John Mica will remain on three subcommittees.