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By Cyanne Dunn on April 25th, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 4:43 pm
The Wells Fargo Bank on Newberry Road near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon by an unknown white male.
By Sean Stewart-Muniz on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 4:16 pm
Eight months after Gainesville’s City Commission purchased a chunk of land home to three businesses, the localities are discussing their impending move.
By Sean Stewart-Muniz on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 11:28 am
Gainesville-based Kinwa Inc.’s Bubble app is one of four final contestants in the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention’s $50,000 contest.
By WUFT News on January 6th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:57 pm
Alachua County’s Wage Theft Protection Ordinance, which was passed in April with a 3 to 2 vote, went into effect Jan. 1. Unpaid and underpaid employees who have sought to resolve issues with their employers can file an official complaint.
By Cristina Mendez on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:37 am
The Alachua County Fire and Rescue Station 19 on Southwest 43rd Street and Southwest 20th Avenue has been closed because of a mold outbreak.
By Dahlia Ghabour on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 8:06 pm
The Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center will run a 10-week support group for LGBT victims of intimate partner violence.
By Melissa Walpole on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm
The Gainesville Police Department is investigating a string of recent crimes that fit a national trend called Felony Lane Gang, where burglars break into cars and steal visible purses in an attempt to gain access to owners’ bank accounts.
By Lauren Lettelier on September 16th, 2013 | Last updated: September 16, 2013 at 8:50 pm
Larry Whitehead, wanted for murder in Gainesville, was arrested in South Carolina on Sunday.
As commissioners ranked candidates, Bourey was first, Stockton Whitten of Brevard County was second and Charles Oliver of Pensacola was third.