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By Bobby Scheppske on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm
Gainesville Police are currently investigating an armed burglary and case of sexual battery that happened around 4 a.m. Monday.
By WUFT News on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:42 pm
Larry Mann, convicted of the 1981 killing of ten-year-old Elisa Vera Nelson, was executed at the Florida State Prison in Raiford on Wednesday.
By Jessica Kegu on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 1:34 pm
Linda Ivery and Betty Jefferson, Eugene Jefferson’s wife, have been released on their own recognizance after they turned themselves in on election fraud charges from the District 10 Lake City council election.
By Rachel Crosby on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 1:41 pm
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.
By Rachel Crosby on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 5:37 pm
Tammi Marie Carnes owned O’Carroll Homes, Inc., a group home for disabled adults, and is accused of stealing from 13 of its residents.
By Jensen Werley on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 5:37 pm
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office arrested Casey Brooke West, 26, and Ayla Susan Tillander, 27, both of Ocala.
Dale Whitford, the mother of two local shooting victims, reflects on gun violence, coping and the possibility for long-deserved justice.
By Grier Ferguson on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 5:47 pm
Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell said Wednesday she believes Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe was not given preferential treatment by deputies the night of Lowe’s arrest for driving under the influence.
By Jewel Midelis on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 1:37 pm
The Gainesville Police Department arrested a man on an attempted murder charge Tuesday night after a dispute resulted in a grazing gunshot wound, according to GPD spokesperson Ben Tobias.
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.