Hourly News Update
Category Archives: Local
By WUFT News on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: January 29, 2014 at 3:43 pm
Nine counties in North Central Florida have announced school closures on Thursday.
By Alyssa Fisher on January 28th, 2014 | Last updated: January 28, 2014 at 4:07 pm
Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo staff is scrambling to keep its animals warm as cool weather continues to sweep across the U.S.
By Sean Stewart-Muniz and Stephanie Denardo on January 24th, 2014 | Last updated: January 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm
Gainesville Fire Rescue put out flames Friday morning caused by a flue pipe in the home’s fireplace. Officials are encouraging residents to follow safety tips and service their heating implements.
By Jennifer Hernandez on January 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 11:42 am
The Behavioral Health Center will open at North Florida Regional Medical Center on Feb. 17.
By Taylor Frazier on January 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: January 22, 2014 at 1:24 pm
The Alachua County Commission hopes to reach a decision on new elections office locations by mid-February.
By Christine Casey on January 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: January 22, 2014 at 2:01 pm
The Alachua County Commission did not reach a final decision on converting the Gainesville Correctional Institution into a homeless center.
By Angela Skane on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 23, 2014 at 9:14 am
A Citrus County couple sheltered an unusual pet for a week after finding it dodging traffic in Brooker, Fla.
By Taylor Gaines on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 28, 2014 at 10:40 am
More than five years after three off-duty Gainesville police officers drove through a high-crime neighborhood throwing eggs at houses, the relationship between the citizens and police is still feeling the effects.
By Kellie Hourihan on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Author Kandra Albury wants to start a dialogue about sexual abuse with children and their parents with the help of her book “Don’t You Dare Touch Me There!”
By Megan Reeves and Nickelle Smith on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 23, 2014 at 10:11 am
Members of the Gainesville community celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a march and gospel event.