Tag Archives: GPD

Afternoon News in 90: April 15, 2013

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 1:38 pm

Gainesville police are investigating an armed burglary and sexual battery at a home in the 400 block of Southwest 10th Street that occurred around 4 a.m. Monday. After sexually assaulting the female resident, the burglar took two MacBook Pros, an [...]

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Gainesville man arrested on attempted murder charge

By on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 1:37 pm

The Gainesville Police Department arrested a man on an attempted murder charge Tuesday night after a dispute resulted in a grazing gunshot wound, according to GPD spokesperson Ben Tobias.

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Police see increase in motorcycle crashes involving life-threatening injury

By and on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 1:36 pm

Half of the Traffic Homicide Investigation callouts in Gainesville have involved motorcycles this year, Sgt. Joe Raulerson with the Gainesville Police Traffic Safety Team said in an email.

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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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