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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.
Several Alachua County neighborhoods fight crime by using NextDoor, a website and phone app that helps neighbors connect with each other.
Gainesville police say Larry VanTassell could be suicidal. He has been considered missing and endangered since Saturday after calling his parents and telling them he was thinking of killing himself.
An attack at the Campus Lodge apartments was made up by a resident of the complex. Tanya Borachi said the story was supposed to be a lesson to women that an attack in the area is possible.
Andre Locus, 19, may be connected to an April 15th residential burglary and sexual battery case. He was arrested Tuesday for a 2011 sexual battery case.
Nicholas Koster, a 20-yar-old Gainesville man, stripped down naked and jumped through a window after eating psilocybin mushrooms. Police found him around 4 a.m. Saturday with a cut on his back from the window.
A woman at Campus Lodge Apartments fended off an attacker by kicking him and running to her apartment Tuesday, escaping an attempted kidnapping.
GPD released a composite sketch Thursday of a suspect still at large in a case of battery and armed burglary.
The Gainesville Police Department will be increasing patrols near buildings that could be targeted in attacks.