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Spoof Website Turns Attention to Williston Police Department

By on September 1st, 2014 | Last updated: September 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm

National Report, a satirical news website, drew attention to the Williston Police Department after publishing an article about a deal made with Walmart to supply the town with a new, privatized police force. Williston PD pointed out the satirical nature of the story on Facebook.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Department Raises Physical Expectations

By on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:42 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is instituting a new training program to keep its deputies in shape. The program includes an obstacle course and combat training.

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Arsonist Apparently Targeting, Torching Marion County Law Enforcement

By and on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 9:48 pm

Four cars and a home have been set ablaze in Ocala by an individual who Marion County law enforcement officials believe to be an arsonist. The twist? The people trying to track the criminal down are the target of the crimes.

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How High Springs Police Snagged A $600,000 MRAP For $2,000

By 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.

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April 22, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 3:25 pm

During this year’s FCAT testing, fifth- and sixth-graders as well as ninth-graders will be using computers for testing. The Boston Marathon’s bombing suspect is being questioned by FBI investigators. The answers are mostly in writing due to a gunshot wound […]

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In the News: Woman helps police, teacher loses teaching license, Cuba returns two U.S. children, prep for missile launch

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 10:45 am

Gainesville woman assists police in burglar’s arrest – Sandy Flory, a 36-year-old Gainesville resident, helped police arrest a burglar who robbed her home Tuesday afternoon. Flory, who was on her way home, noticed a man riding a bike with a […]

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Mar. 27, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:27 pm

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

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GPD officer shoots man after brief chase

By on December 13th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The Gainesville Police department is currently investigating a shooting by an officer after a car chase, police said. The man is now being treated at Shands at UF.

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Gator herding on game day

By on November 9th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 10:49 am

By Laura Christmas -WUFT-TV Game day is a major event for police to manage. During a recent gameday, WUFT-TV’s Laura Christmas went behind the scenes to take an in-depth look at how police manage the challenge of a campus area […]

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