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Dale Whitford, the mother of two local shooting victims, reflects on gun violence, coping and the possibility for long-deserved justice.
By Jewel Midelis on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 1:37 pm
The Gainesville Police Department arrested a man on an attempted murder charge Tuesday night after a dispute resulted in a grazing gunshot wound, according to GPD spokesperson Ben Tobias.
By Ben Bornstein on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:46 pm
The Domestic Marijuana Eradication program is seeing success in stopping state cannabis growth. With DEA resources, the program is training local law enforcement agencies to identify, investigate and eradicate marijuana sites.
By Jane Schwed on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 12:20 pm
Controversy remains after Manatee County Sheriff’s Office seized 23 marijuana plants Monday from the home of Cathy Jordan, a wheelchair-bound woman. Jordan is the namesake of a piece of legislation aiming to decriminalize the herb for medicinal purposes, called the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act.
By Rebekah Geier on February 14th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 5:14 pm
Almost exactly a year after the homicide of Clay County Detective David White, four men were arrested on Thursday in connection to the theft and transfer of the gun White was killed with.
By Alexa Volland on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 28, 2013 at 4:57 pm
A Gainesville man accused of murder turned himself in to police Sunday evening.
By Forrest Smith on January 8th, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 2:19 pm
Gainesville police continue to look for a man wanted in connection with a series of motorcycle thefts near the Southwest 20th Avenue area. Officers have been looking for Larry Eugene Stone, 41, since November, when he was identified as one [...]
By Forrest Smith on October 13th, 2012 | Last updated: October 15, 2012 at 10:08 am
Some human remains found Friday in Levy county may be those of the missing University of Florida student, 18-year-old Christian Aguilar.
By Emily Miller 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.