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By Brittany Bokzam and Nickelle Smith on August 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: August 23, 2013 at 5:07 pm
The Gainesville Police Department is one step closer to moving into its new headquarters.
By Forrest Smith on August 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 5:27 pm
It’s been nearly three weeks since Gainesville resident Samuel Hamilton was shot dead. Police are still searching for his killer.
By Ethan Magoc on May 8th, 2013 | Last updated: May 8, 2013 at 12:18 pm
He told police he also had a homemade cardboard firework with black powder inside at his home. A fuse was attached to the sealed ends, according to his arrest report.
By Emily Burris on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 12:04 pm
The Florida Senate Transportation Committee unanimously approved a bill that would ban texting and driving Wednesday. Florida is one of five states that doesn’t outlaw texting while driving.
By Courtney Allen on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 3:15 pm
A recent scooter accident on North Main Street has raised concern about scooter safety in Gainesville. A 51-year-old woman was seriously injured when a motorist hit her scooter while making a turn into a gas station. She was not wearing a helmet.
By Jaclyn Raulerson on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 2:34 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Andrew V. Pestano on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:43 pm
After a suspicious bag led to a bomb squad reporting to SW 34th Street, the scene has been cleared.
By Forrest Smith 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 [...]
By Forrest Smith on January 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:13 am
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and Gainesville Police Department will be greeting students, parents and teachers when public schools resume tomorrow. In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Connecticut last month, local law enforcement will have officers [...]