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Photo Gallery From Day Two Of Pedro Bravo Trial

By on August 5th, 2014 | Last updated: August 6, 2014 at 1:39 pm
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Opening Statements Underway in Pedro Bravo Trial

By 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 [...]

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Jury Selected On First Day of Pedro Bravo Trial

By 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 [...]

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Jury Selection Begins In Pedro Bravo Trial

By 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 [...]

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2 Shot at Apartment Complex, Police Find Suspect Dead

By 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 [...]

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For The Women Released After Arrest of CPA, Recovery Just Beginning

By 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.

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Group Expanding Investigation into GRU Fee Tax

By 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.

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City Responds to GRU Complaint on Fee Tax

By 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.

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New Fisher House will Provide Lodging to Veterans’ Families

By 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.

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Group Investigating If GRU May Have Overcharged You $33 In Last Three Years

By 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.

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