Hourly News Update
Category Archives: Crime
By Christine Casey on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 7, 2014 at 9:34 am
A record number of falsely imprisoned people were exonerated, according to a report released this week by the National Registry of Exonerations.
By Chris Peralta on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 9:13 am
Laquentin R. Johnson A Gainesville man is in jail after police say he tried to hit an officer with his car before locking himself in his apartment for more than an hour. Laquentin R. Johnson, 24, almost caused an accident [...]
By Maria Carter on January 30th, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 12:54 pm
A Brevard County man is charged with murdering a 17-tear-old Jacksonville teen, raising more questions about Florida’s “stand your ground” law.
By Wade Millward on January 27th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 5:09 pm
Patricia Mullins couldn’t hear the gunshots over her vacuum Sunday evening, Jan. 26, despite their close proximity to her home. Terry “T.J.” Monahan, 16, was found at a house on Locust Avenue’s 1800 block dead with a gunshot wound on Jan. 26, [...]
By Chris Peralta and Stephanie Tinoco on January 25th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 1:24 pm
John Attia is facing charges including driving under the influence after hitting a house with his car on Friday morning, according to the Gainesville Police Department. The home was left with damages to its porch and water line.
By Heather van Blokland on January 25th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 11:11 am
Best Western desk clerk accused of stealing hundreds with false reports.
By Chris Peralta on January 18th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 5:56 pm
An Orlando man is accused of committing lewd acts on a child and customers at the Publix in Gainesville’s Springhill neighborhood.
By David Corrado on January 17th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 9:50 am
Citrus County authorities are trying to locate the body of Margot Register, missing since 1994.
By Virginia Hamrick on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 5:14 pm
Police are investigating the probable domestic violence incident that led to a woman’s fatal stabbing.
By Chris Peralta and Stephanie Tinoco on January 11th, 2014 | Last updated: January 11, 2014 at 4:12 pm
Two Quincy friends were arrested in Gainesville after a fight involving a knife in a Holiday Inn.