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Gainesville Police roll out new apps, service for mobile devices

By on December 19th, 2012 | Last updated: January 16, 2013 at 12:38 pm

The Gainesville Police Department announced two new apps and a text messaging service that allows mobile phone users to submit tips and receive updates and alerts from the GPD.

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GPD officer shoots man after brief chase

By on December 13th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The Gainesville Police department is currently investigating a shooting by an officer after a car chase, police said. The man is now being treated at Shands at UF.

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Door-to-door salespeople return to Gainesville

By on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 6, 2012 at 3:43 pm

Don’t be surprised if there’s a knock on the door this holiday season.

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Gainesville Police Department has identified two men involved with motorcycle thefts

By on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:28 pm

Suzuki GSX-R and Honda CBR motorcycles were targets of recent thefts.

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Local law enforcement takes measures to ensure Halloween safety

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Local law enforcement agencies aim to make sure everyone has a safe and fun Halloween experience.

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Bomb scare evacuates apartments, closes part of Depot Avenue

By on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Police were investigating possible explosive materials found in a vacant apartment at Oxford Terrace II condominiums off of Depot Avenue Friday.

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Falling tree crushes car, closes University Avenue

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm

A falling tree took down power lines and crushed a car on University Avenue near NW 27th Terrace, blocking both lanes of traffic. One woman was taken to Shands hospital with minor injuries.

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Search for missing UF student continues

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The Gainesville Police Department said there have been no new developments in the case of the UF freshman who has been missing since Sept. 20.

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Gainesville Police Department search for suspect in alleged attempted rape

By on September 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Gainesville Police Department is investigating a reported rape attempt. Police say registered sex offender Stephon Barnes is the suspect in the alleged attempted rape of a woman in the area of Arlington Square apartments on 2nd Place in downtown Gainesville.

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Police seek mentally ill man

By on August 6th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:39 pm

By Forrest Smith-WUFT-FM Gainesville police are looking for man with mental health issues who might be off his medication and could become violent.  Police Spokesman Ben Tobias says 48-year-old Craig Taylor has not been seen since Saturday, when he got […]

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