Tag Archives: Alachua County news

Gainesville’s Weekend Burglary Crimes Seemingly Linked To Nationwide Spree

By 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.

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Larry Whitehead Arrested In S.C., Wanted For Gainesville Murder Charge

By 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.

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South Carolinian James Bourey in lead for Alachua County manager job

By and on May 21st, 2013 | Last updated: May 23, 2013 at 8:05 am

As commissioners ranked candidates, Bourey was first, Stockton Whitten of Brevard County was second and Charles Oliver of Pensacola was third.

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April 1, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 2:44 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida:

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Alachua County volunteers participate in virtual cemetery project

By and on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 2:29 pm

The Alachua County Virtual Cemetery Project is preserving the county’s past by cleaning gravestones and posting photos online.

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Florida lawmakers move to tackle ethics issues

By and on November 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Florida lawmakers are looking to kill the state’s reputation as the country’s most corrupt. Officials sent out surveys to the state’s counties and localities, asking for suggestions or constructive criticism.

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Holiday giving promoted through #GivingTuesday

By on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:03 pm

Following the Black Friday and Cyber Monday rush, the United Nations Foundation is working to promote a spirit of charitable giving through the hashtag, #GivingTuesday.

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In the News: early voting down, meningitis victims catch another sickness, political groups spend $500b, Sandy and voters

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Second Illness Infects Meningitis Sufferers – People recovering from meningitis in an outbreak sparked by a contaminated steroid may experience a second ailment. The new problem, called an epidural abscess, is an infection near the spine at the site where […]

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Homicide suspect found in Alabama; victim identified

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: August 9, 2013 at 11:21 am

The man authorities believe is responsible for the death of a man found on West University Avenue is now in custody, according to Gainesville police. Police have also identified the victim of the fatal stabbing, which is said to have been the result of a disagreement over money.

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Early voting begins Saturday for Alachua County

By on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: October 29, 2012 at 3:24 pm

Alachua County voters looking to avoid long lines at the polls Nov. 6 have a chance to vote early Saturday until Nov. 3. Early voters must present both picture and signature identification in order to vote.

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