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By WUFT Staff on August 5th, 2014 | Last updated: August 6, 2014 at 1:39 pm
By Amanda Clark on August 5th, 2014 | Last updated: August 5, 2014 at 4:08 pm
A jury is in place for the Pedro Bravo trial, and opening statements are starting today. A 14-person jury of eight women and six men, two of which are alternates, will oversee the Bravo trial with Eighth Judicial Circuit Judge James [...]
By Nicole Acevedo on August 4th, 2014 | Last updated: August 4, 2014 at 7:05 pm
After a full day of questioning and deliberation both the prosecution and defense in the murder trial of Pedro Bravo agreed on a twelve-person jury. According to State Attorney Spokesperson Darry Lloyd, the court adjourned just before 6pm this evening [...]
By WUFT News on August 4th, 2014 | Last updated: August 4, 2014 at 9:07 pm
The trial of Pedro Bravo, 20, a Miami man who faces life in prison for the 2012 kidnapping and killing of 18-year-old University of Florida student Christian Aguilar begins today at the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center. Bravo, a high school friend [...]
By WUFT News on June 18th, 2014 | Last updated: June 19, 2014 at 8:28 pm
Update 8:30 p.m.: GPD has reported that Gerald Hall has been apprehended. Updates as they are available. Earlier: Update 10 a.m., June 19: GPD is now seeking another suspect in the shooting. Gerald Hall, 43, is wanted for questioning for [...]
By Kayla Rumpfeldt on June 13th, 2014 | Last updated: June 13, 2014 at 6:49 am
A well-known Alachua County accountant has been charged with three counts of human trafficking for keeping women in captivity, offering drugs in exchange for sex and house cleaning.
By Steven Gallo on June 11th, 2014 | Last updated: June 11, 2014 at 2:21 am
Seniors vs. Crime is now looking into taxes on gas and water surcharges collected by Gainesville Regional Utilities. The group was previously only investigating a complaint about a tax on electric customer charges collected by GRU.
By WUFT News on May 28th, 2014 | Last updated: June 2, 2014 at 5:10 pm
The City Attorney and attorney representing Gainesville Regional Utilities have concluded the tax on the electric customer charge is justified.
By Ebony Joseph on May 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: May 22, 2014 at 12:47 pm
The new Fisher House in Gainesville will allow families of veterans undergoing treatment at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center a place of comfort during treatment.
By Steven Gallo on May 21st, 2014 | Last updated: May 22, 2014 at 5:54 pm
A program of the state attorney general’s office is investigating whether GRU, the city and the county may be inappropriately taxing a portion of utility bills each month, upwards of $2.7 million in taxes over the last three years.