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Nine Arrests in Belleview Drug Bust

By on February 21st, 2014 | Last updated: February 24, 2014 at 9:58 am

A drug bust by the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team resulted in nine arrests in Belleview on Thursday. The team was investigating the residents of 12250 SE 86th Ave. after receiving complaints from neighbors.

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Clay County Warns Residents About Jury Duty Phone Scam

By on February 21st, 2014 | Last updated: February 22, 2014 at 10:55 am

The scam involves innocent residents receiving phone calls saying they have missed jury duty and are being fined large sums of money.

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Bravo Case Remains on Track for Summer Trial

By on February 18th, 2014 | Last updated: February 18, 2014 at 5:09 pm

Pedro Bravo’s trial remains on schedule to begin Aug. 4.

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Gainesville man accused of string of thefts after loitering arrest

By on February 15th, 2014 | Last updated: February 15, 2014 at 5:58 pm

The self-described painter is accused of stealing from an apartment complex, truck and trying to get into two downtown businesses.

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Juan Carlos Chavez Execution Day Timeline

By on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 14, 2014 at 11:00 am

A timeline of Juan Carlos Chavez’s final hours before his execution Wednesday night.

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Convicted Child Murderer Executed, Dozens Protest Death Penalty, Support Family

By on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 1:52 pm

Dozens gathered near Starke to hear word on the execution of Juan Carlos Chavez for the 1995 murder of Jimmy Ryce, 9.

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Sheriff’s Office: Man, Woman Buy Jerky, Request $100 Cash Back With Stolen Credit Card

By on February 9th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 9:43 am

Two people are accused of trying to get money from a stolen credit card using Walmart’s cash-back option at checkout.

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No Sign of Missing Student’s Remains, Detectives Seek Information

By on February 8th, 2014 | Last updated: February 9, 2014 at 9:52 am

ASO search for remains of UF student who disappeared 25 years ago comes up empty.

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Paul Rowles Named As Primary Suspect In Tiffany Sessions Cold Case

By on February 6th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Three days prior to the 25 anniversary of Tiffany Sessions’ disappearance, new discoveries are made in the cold case to link convicted murderer Paul Rowles to the case.

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Record Exonerations Reported In 2013; Only One In Florida

By 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.

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