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Two charged with election fraud in Lake City council race

By 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.

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Putnam County woman allegedly stole thousands from disabled

By 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.

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In the News: Woman helps police, teacher loses teaching license, Cuba returns two U.S. children, prep for missile launch

By 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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New gunshot brings back old wounds for local family

By and on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 8:54 pm

Dale Whitford, the mother of two local shooting victims, reflects on gun violence, coping and the possibility for long-deserved justice.

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Gainesville man arrested on attempted murder charge

By 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.

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Marijuana eradication program uncovering statewide drug growth

By 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.

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Marijuana raid on wheelchair-bound woman sparks controversy

By 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.

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Four arrested for homicide involvement in Clay County

By 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.

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Murder suspect surrenders to Gainesville police

By 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.

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Motorcycle theft suspect still sought

By 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 [...]

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