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By WUFT Staff on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Cody Eugene Wygant has confessed to suffocating the 16-month-old, whose crying was distracting him from playing.
A 47-year-old Alachua county man was fatally shot Monday afternoon after an argument with his neighbor. The suspect was booked into the Alachua County Jail early this morning on charges of first degree murder.
By Christine Casey on February 18th, 2014 | Last updated: February 18, 2014 at 5:09 pm
Pedro Bravo’s trial remains on schedule to begin Aug. 4.
By Christine Casey on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 7, 2014 at 9:34 am
A record number of falsely imprisoned people were exonerated, according to a report released this week by the National Registry of Exonerations.
By Perri Konecky on January 10th, 2014 | Last updated: January 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm
A 21-year-old Ocala man has been arrested in connection with the arson investigation in fall 2013 of law enforcement official’s personal and service vehicles.
By Alex Peugnet on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 2:13 pm
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center found that Florida is the third largest state for human trafficking with victims coming from all regions of Florida.
By Michal Higdon on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 1:41 pm
Several Gainesville apartment complexes have been having their tenant’s rent checks stolen from mail boxes.
By Joonhee Suh and Lauren Lettelier on October 21st, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 9:08 pm
In response to an “embarrassing” accidental release of two murderers from the Franklin Correctional Institute, Florida State Sen. Rob Bradley said the senate will meet to prevent future mishaps.