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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.
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.
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida:
The Alachua County Virtual Cemetery Project is preserving the county’s past by cleaning gravestones and posting photos online.
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.
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.
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.
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.