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Gators Quarterback Harris Accused of Sexual Battery

By on October 6th, 2014 | Last updated: October 6, 2014 at 4:23 pm

Florida Quarterback Treon Harris has been accused of a sexual battery, and has been suspended from University Athletic Association activities pending the outcome of the University of Florida Police Department investigation into the allegations.

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Police Issue Alert On Sighting Of Person Matching Description Of Previous Attacks

By on September 28th, 2014 | Last updated: September 28, 2014 at 10:41 am

Gainesville Police issued an alert last night after a person matching the description of the suspect from recent assaults was reportedly seen around the Hub on the University of Florida campus. Police are looking for a tall, white male approximately 22-years-old […]

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Police Release New Video and Composite Sketch of Attack Suspect

By on September 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 1:10 pm

The Gainesville Police and University of Florida Police departments released a new video and composite sketch of the suspect sought in connection with the three attacks since Aug. 30 on or near the University of Florida campus. Police describe the […]

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Grace Marketplace Set To Close Pavilion and Chapel

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 6:27 pm

Grace Marketplace, a “one-stop” shelter for the homeless, is discontinuing two of its staple services Oct. 1. The marketplace will no longer offer shelter under its outdoor pavilion, and will also close the chapel on site.

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Grace Marketplace To Close Two Facilities Amid Budget Limitations

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 10, 2014 at 11:36 am

Grace Marketplace will soon close two facilities to alleviate some of its expenses.

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Jury Selection Begins In Pedro Bravo Trial

By on August 4th, 2014 | Last updated: August 4, 2014 at 9:07 pm

The trial of Pedro Bravo, 20, a Miami man who faces life in prison for the 2012 kidnapping and killing of 18-year-old University of Florida student Christian Aguilar begins today at the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center. Bravo, a high school friend […]

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2 Shot at Apartment Complex, Police Find Suspect Dead

By on June 18th, 2014 | Last updated: June 19, 2014 at 8:28 pm

Update 8:30 p.m.: GPD has reported that Gerald Hall has been apprehended. Updates as they are available. Earlier: Update 10 a.m., June 19: GPD is now seeking another suspect in the shooting. Gerald Hall, 43, is wanted for questioning for […]

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City Responds to GRU Complaint on Fee Tax

By on May 28th, 2014 | Last updated: June 2, 2014 at 5:10 pm

The City Attorney and attorney representing Gainesville Regional Utilities have concluded the tax on the electric customer charge is justified.

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Manatee Deaths Down This Year

By on March 18th, 2014 | Last updated: March 18, 2014 at 6:13 pm

Manatee fatalities have decreased, but a science and conservation expert says other factors are still an issue.

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Gainesville Election: Chase, Carter Win; Run-off in At-Large April 8

By on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 11, 2014 at 11:09 pm

Polls closed at 7 p.m. and results now show all precincts reporting. Supervisor of Elections reports nearly 15 percent turnout.

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