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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.
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The “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law” will become effective Oct. 1. Some North Florida law enforcement officials, however, already believe the law will be ineffective.
Gainesville police say Larry VanTassell could be suicidal. He has been considered missing and endangered since Saturday after calling his parents and telling them he was thinking of killing himself.
As students trickle out of the city after exams, streets are empty and the city of Gainesville becomes a ghost town. But instead of wallowing in the emptiness, there is a variety of events to be visited.
Advantage Towing & Recovery Inc., a Gainesville-based towing company, is being investigated by the Gainesville Police Department for illegal actions. Multiple complaints from residents led to the investigation.
Andre Locus, 19, may be connected to an April 15th residential burglary and sexual battery case. He was arrested Tuesday for a 2011 sexual battery case.
A woman at Campus Lodge Apartments fended off an attacker by kicking him and running to her apartment Tuesday, escaping an attempted kidnapping.
Gainesville and University police departments have been taking extra steps in screening for suspicious packages in light of the bombing at the Boston Marathon.
GPD released a composite sketch Thursday of a suspect still at large in a case of battery and armed burglary.