Author Archives: Stefanie Cainto
From Jan. 2008 to March 2013, there were 1,577 reported gun-related crimes. In 2008, 309 gun-related crimes were reported. In 2009, the number increased to a reported 367 crimes. Since then, it has been decreasing.
A state-run contest to kill snakes brought worldwide attention to Florida’s invasive species problem. But how much closer are researchers to a solution?
Carlos Aguilar and his family drove up to Gainesville from South Florida for the fourth time, only to find out the hearing for his son’s alleged murderer would be rescheduled to June 11.
Pedro Bravo, the 19-year-old charged with Christian Aguilar’s murder, will appear before court at 2 p.m. today for case management. Attorneys will discuss the status of the case before a judge and schedule what comes next, said spokesman Darry Lloyd […]
Students for Concealed Carry at the University of Florida is organizing its third annual empty holster protest, where members wear gun holsters without weapons in them to protest the concealed carry ban on campus.
Florida is one of five states without texting restrictions for drivers. The Senate’s current bill makes the use of wireless communication devices behind the weheel a secondary offense, with emergency and GPS navigation use exceptions.
Update 1:11 p.m.: Gainesville’s tornado watch was cancelled late this morning. Alachua County is in the clear.
Seven Gainesville area IHOPs are serving up free pancakes in exchange for suggested donations to the Children’s Miracle Network.
A Lake City man broke into a home hosting a jewelry party, but fled the scene when the homeowner told him to get out in the name of Jesus.
Two men have been cited for a health hazard posed by their Jacksonville property. Their backyard stores more than 4,000 tires and has created concerning mosquito activity.