Tag Archives: GPD

In the News: Sandusky dispute, School safety fund increase, Graduation options, Police chase, Arms airlift

By on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 11:00 am

Sandusky: Paterno would not have let me coach if he thought I was a pedophile – Jerry Sandusky, former Penn State assistant football coach, disputed the account of a key witness in his first interview since going to prison in [...]

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March 22, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 2:44 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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In the News: Mom burns daughter, insufficient sleep causes weight gain, women network to fight issue, Motor scooter accident investigated

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 11:19 am

Hollywood mother burned daughter with knife in case of ‘honor violence,’ police say – Police say 35-year-old Sahar Thabit, born in Yemen, was arrested Friday for burning her 17-year-old daughter with a hot knife as punishment for talking to a [...]

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In the News: Motel surgeon, Gator player arrested, School district complaint, Northeast travel canceled, Suspicious package

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 2:08 pm

‘Motel surgeon’ arrested again for silicone injections, deputies say – Deputies say Calvin Edward Butler, 44, a Pahokee man known as “Tamieka,” injected at least three people with silicone, aiming to increase the size of their buttocks, and then sealed the [...]

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Recent scooter accident raises safety concerns

By 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.

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Bivens Cove homicide victim’s adopted son charged with murder

By and on January 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 11:37 am

Suspect in Bivens Cove murder is in custody in Orange County awaiting extradition to Alachua County to face charges.

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In the News: Conn. Shooting; Skating Canceled; Alachua Near Top of AP Scores; EPA Sues Miami; Rowdy Republicans

By on December 15th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:54 am

Schools eye plans, calm parents after Conn. attack – The mass killing inside a Connecticut elementary school has educators across the country reviewing their security measures, reassuring parents and asking, “What if?” Tampa Bay Times via AP Miami-Dade schools chief [...]

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Body found behind parking garage near UF’s Shands Cancer Hospital

By on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:25 pm

A body was found behind a parking garage near Shands Tuesday afternoon.

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Search for missing UF student continues

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The Gainesville Police Department said there have been no new developments in the case of the UF freshman who has been missing since Sept. 20.

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Missing Gainesville woman OK

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:03 pm

The 46-year-old woman whom Gainesville Police were searching for has been found. She is currently in the hospital with no memory of the events that transpired after she left her home Tuesday for a doctor’s appointment.

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