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More Craig Lowe arrest video released; deputies on scene tell mayor his job is cause for different treatment
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office released dashboard video Tuesday from the night of Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe’s arrest. The video includes conversation between Lowe and deputies.
By Grier Ferguson on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 8:10 am
Video released to WUFT News by the Florida Highway Patrol Friday afternoon shows Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe completing sobriety tests at the site of the crash that led to his driving under the influence charge last week.
By Jesse Pagan, Forrest Smith and Wade Millward on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm
Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe was arrested and charged with DUI Thursday morning after a single-car crash.
By Samantha Shavell on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 8:42 pm
Florida Senate in the process of hearing legistlation to repeal special permits for international drivers.
By Charmaine Miller on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm
Drivers are urged to avoid the area or drive cautiously, with the possibility of smoke impacting visibility on the roads until Tuesday morning at the latest.
By Kristen Morrell on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 5:40 pm
While deaths among teen drivers jumped 19 percent nationally from 2011 to 2012, Florida’s deaths decreased substantially.
By Bobby Scheppske on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 5:38 pm
The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on hit-and-run accidents, aiming to reduce the number of fatal hit-and-runs in Florida by holding press conferences throughout the state. Fatalities resulting from hit-and-run crashes are a growing problem in Florida.
By Leanna Scachetti on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:21 am
A pedestrian was struck by two vehicles and killed on State Road 200 in front of the Steeplechase Plaza. The man has been identified by fingerprints, and investigators are looking to notify family members.
By Wade Millward on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 10, 2013 at 8:05 pm
According to a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman, there will be no vehicle checkpoints in West Central Florida this month.