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By Amanda Jackson on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:58 am
The holiday season is usually reserved for family and cheer – but sometimes burglars make unwanted criminal appearances. In Gainesville, police officers take preventative action during November and December to reduce the number of break-ins
By Michal Higdon on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 1:41 pm
Several Gainesville apartment complexes have been having their tenant’s rent checks stolen from mail boxes.
By Katherine Kallergis on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 4:05 pm
Three stolen school buses were recovered in Gainesville Wedensday, thanks to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
By Sam Burroughs on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 5:50 pm
Sixty percent of sexual assault cases for both males and females are unreported, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. Florida has been working to provide local communities with the resources to deal with these crimes.
By Ebony Joseph on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 12:27 pm
Every three years, Gainesville Fire Rescue and other agencies come together to simulate an emergency rescue drill that incorporates Santa Fe College students.
By Joy King on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm
The Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, can safely travel through three and a half feet of water in complete darkness. The 48,000-pound armored vehicle can help rescue people during hurricanes and floods.
A man’s possibly life-threatening injuries from Tuesday’s afternoon shooting in Gainesville may be self-inflicted, police said Wednesday.
By Melissa Walpole on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm
The Gainesville Police Department is investigating a string of recent crimes that fit a national trend called Felony Lane Gang, where burglars break into cars and steal visible purses in an attempt to gain access to owners’ bank accounts.
By Lauren Lettelier on September 16th, 2013 | Last updated: September 16, 2013 at 8:50 pm
Larry Whitehead, wanted for murder in Gainesville, was arrested in South Carolina on Sunday.
From Jan. 2008 to March 2013, there were 1,577 reported gun-related crimes. In 2008, 309 gun-related crimes were reported. In 2009, the number increased to a reported 367 crimes. Since then, it has been decreasing.