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.
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By Paige Kauffman on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 9:16 am
The Marion County Traffic Unit busted two men Wednesday with 14 ounces of synthetic marijuana. The drugs and various paraphernalia were found in the men’s vehicle.
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By Beatrice Dupuy on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 9:12 am
Several Alachua County neighborhoods fight crime by using NextDoor, a website and phone app that helps neighbors connect with each other.
By Paige Kauffman on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 24, 2013 at 8:15 am
Johnathan H. Wilkes turned himself in to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office Monday afternoon for charges stemming from his involvement in a teen’s wrongful death.
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By Colleen Wright on September 10th, 2013 | Last updated: September 10, 2013 at 2:33 pm
Nine were arrested Saturday after an Bradford County Sheriff’s Office undercover investigation led to a pill mill bust in the western part of the county.
GPD released a composite sketch Thursday of a suspect still at large in a case of battery and armed burglary.
By Jessica Kegu on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 1:34 pm
Linda Ivery and Betty Jefferson, Eugene Jefferson’s wife, have been released on their own recognizance after they turned themselves in on election fraud charges from the District 10 Lake City council election.
By Rachel Crosby on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 5:37 pm
Tammi Marie Carnes owned O’Carroll Homes, Inc., a group home for disabled adults, and is accused of stealing from 13 of its residents.
By Jewel Midelis on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 10:45 am
Gainesville woman assists police in burglar’s arrest – Sandy Flory, a 36-year-old Gainesville resident, helped police arrest a burglar who robbed her home Tuesday afternoon. Flory, who was on her way home, noticed a man riding a bike with a […]
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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.