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By Casey Liening and Ethan Magoc on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 4:05 pm
In the end, the school buses stolen in Alachua and Flagler counties earlier this school year essentially just switched places. Now, after a two-month absence, they’re back where they belong.
By Abbey Taub and Lauren Lettelier on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 9:08 am
Police have accused the 31-year-old of killing his pregnant former girlfriend, Caitlin A. Albritton, 22, around 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Neighbors told officials they heard the pair arguing in their home at the Village Green Apartments before a single gun shot was fired.
By Paige Kauffman on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 5:06 pm
Even though Mugshot Databases have undergone public scrutiny, Florida Mugshot Databases are still up and running. Mugshot databases are third party information distributors that give anyone with an Internet connection the ability to view your arrest photos.
By Katie Campbell on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:17 am
Mason Scott Beuning lived at 3119 NW Fourth St. in Gainesville at the time of his arrest for theft and IED possession six months ago. Jamie Tucker, his former roommate, said his friend never intended harm. Beuning’s case is under review.
By Amanda Jackson on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:58 am
The holiday season is usually reserved for family and cheer – but sometimes burglars make unwanted criminal appearances. In Gainesville, police officers take preventative action during November and December to reduce the number of break-ins
By Taryn Tacher on November 12th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 6:09 pm
Judge Denise Ferrero held a case management hearing Tuesday in the ongoing Pedro Bravo case. More delays were announced.
By Katie Campbell on November 11th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 6:04 pm
Mary Alexander was arrested in June for charges of operating an unlicensed assisted living facility and neglecting a disabled or elderly adult. Though officials are still trying to shut her and other unlicensed ALFs down, Alexander believes she’s facing racial discrimination and said she will continue to operate her facilities.
By WUFT News on November 11th, 2013 | Last updated: November 11, 2013 at 1:38 pm
Director of International Sales Eddy Vasquez was shot around 4 a.m. near a Publix on Third Street South.
By Michal Higdon on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 1:41 pm
Several Gainesville apartment complexes have been having their tenant’s rent checks stolen from mail boxes.
By Shane Chernoff and Alexys Martinez on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 9:48 pm
Four cars and a home have been set ablaze in Ocala by an individual who Marion County law enforcement officials believe to be an arsonist. The twist? The people trying to track the criminal down are the target of the crimes.