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Florida fans celebrated after freshman wide receiver Antonio Callaway ran in a 63-yard touchdown pass from Grier late in the fourth quarter to seal their eleventh straight victory against SEC rival Tennessee in the Swamp.
Updated, Sept. 21: About 31 firefighters from various stations were called to the fire, said Keith Saunders, Gainesville Fire Rescue acting district chief. They began aggressively attacking the fire and were able to put it out. Investigators have yet to […]
The second round of Republican debates will air tonight on CNN. Viewers and the media are expecting this debate to be an intense battle between 11 candidates.
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida Taxi companies in Tallahassee and Broward County are suing the state over app-based transportation services, alleging that Florida officials aren’t requiring Uber and Lyft to prove that the way they calculate trip […]
Gainesville police officers arrested 21 men who made arrangements to meet with children for sex.
The panel responsible for selecting the five nurseries where the state’s first legal pot will be grown have been appointed by Florida health officials. There will be three members, the chief of the Office of Compassionate Use, an accountant and a member of Gov. Rick Scott’s Statewide Drug Advisory Policy Council.
Supporters of medical marijuana legalization went to court houses all over Florida on Friday in an effort to acquire the signatures needed to put the issue on the 2016 ballot. They need a total of 683,149 signatures, according to Ben Pollara, campaign manager for United for Care, an organization dedicated to legalizing medical marijuana.
Deputy Zac Zedalis will continue his campaign for Alachua County Sheriff after being placed on administrative suspension last week. An investigation is ongoing for a reported domestic battery incident that occurred last Thursday between the deputy and his wife, Sergeant Kathleen Zedalis of ACSO, who has also been suspended.
Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies and FBI agents arrested Megan Everett, 23, in Palatka on Aug. 3, for kidnapping her 3-year-old daughter. The child was recovered unharmed, according to authorities.
One person who was carrying a firearm is in police custody after shots were fired at a Murphree Hall parking lot, according to an alert sent out by the university. Police continue to look for two witnesses in a blue Mazda truck last seen heading north away from campus.