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Category Archives: Crime

Jury Selection, Trial Begins for Latest ‘Stand Your Ground’ Case

By 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.

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Neighbors say Palatka Shooting Another Sign Neighborhood Is Getting Worse

By 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, [...]

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Residents Without Water After Driver Hits Home

By and 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.

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Gainesville Hotel Worker Accused of Faking Bed Bugs to Pocket Cash

By on January 25th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 11:11 am

Best Western desk clerk accused of stealing hundreds with false reports.

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Man accused of lewd acts in Springhill Publix in jail

By 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.

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Search Reignites For Body of Woman Missing for 20 Years

By 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.

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Woman Found Dead in Car at Gainesville Hospital Garage

By 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.

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Quincy friends arrested after bottle, knife fight at Gainesville Holiday Inn

By and 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.

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Suspect arrested in patrol car torching

By on January 10th, 2014 | Last updated: January 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm

A 21-year-old Ocala man has been arrested in connection with the arson investigation in fall 2013 of law enforcement official’s personal and service vehicles.

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Armed Woman Detained at RTS Bus Depot

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 12:17 pm

A woman with a handgun and ammunition was kept from boarding a Gainesville RTS bus after pulling the gun on her girlfriend.

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