By Tanima Mehrotra on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm
Small businesses are saving money on gasoline due to lower prices and spending that money elsewhere. A Gainesville woman was arrested for making a fake 911 call reporting that she had been shot. Rick Scott declared November as “Hire a Veteran” month on Veteran’s Day. The state university system is beginning to examine aspects of college affordability as a response to a request for more financial aid and cuts in Bright Futures.
By Kelly Audette on November 7th, 2014 | Last updated: November 13, 2014 at 11:57 am
After reducing a section of NW 8th Avenue from four lanes to two, police worry it is affecting response time for emergency vehicles.
By Katie Campbell on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 3:02 pm
One male and one female were hit on University Avenue on Friday around midnight. They are expected to survive.
By Katie Campbell on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 5:55 pm
Jon Mills, UF professor of law and an expert on privacy, comments on the rights of the men UFPD and GPD have questioned and swabbed for DNA. The individuals matched the description of the suspect believed to be responsible for at least three assaults on or near the UF campus.
Tagged Ben Tobias, Brad Barber, DNA databases, Gainesville Police Department, GPD, jon mills, UF Assaults, UF Attacks, UF DNA Collecting, UFPD, University of Florida
By Katie Campbell on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 5:40 pm
Kody Carr was arrested at Red Roof Inn in Gainesville on Sunday night. The Dixie County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Gainesville Police Department, which was also seeking the suspect for recent burglaries.
By Leah Harding on September 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 3:33 pm
Extended exclusive interview with WUFT’s Leah Harding and Jay Martin. Martin was questioned and had his DNA swabbed by the University of Florida Police Department in regards to the recent attacks on women on and near UF’s campus.
By Erica A. Hernandez on September 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 1:56 pm
The University of Florida Police Department and the Gainesville Police Department are targeting individuals for DNA samples that vaguely fit the suspect’s description from the three attacks that occurred on or near UF’s campus.
Tagged Ben Tobias, Brad Barber, DNA databases, FDLE, Gainesville Police Department, GPD, UF Assaults, UF Attacks, UF DNA Collecting, UFPD, University of Florida
By Erica A. Hernandez on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am
The University of Florida Police Department is investigating an assault that was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Friday in the Library West area of the Florida campus.
By Cyanne Dunn on April 25th, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 4:43 pm
The Wells Fargo Bank on Newberry Road near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon by an unknown white male.
Tagged Alachua County, Alachua County news, Bank Robbery, Ben Tobias, Florida, Florida News, Gainesville, Gainesville news, Gainesville Police Department, GPD, North Central Florida, robbery, Wells Fargo
By Adam Harrington on February 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 13, 2014 at 4:11 pm
Gainesville Police Department has marked and zoned trees to improve emergency response times and help the homeless residing in Tent City and Sweetwater Branch.