By Associated Press on April 24th, 2015 | Last updated: April 24, 2015 at 4:46 pm
The Florida Legislature is sending Gov. Rick Scott a bill that would let children who are victims or potential victims of rape and other violent acts secretly record their attackers. The bill applies to victims who are under the age of 18.
By Alexia Fernandez on February 5th, 2015 | Last updated: February 5, 2015 at 1:54 pm
Cecilia McAdams finds closure in the execution of the man who raped her and murdered her husband in 1993.
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By Beatrice Dupuy on December 5th, 2013 | Last updated: December 5, 2013 at 3:21 pm
Medical marijuana question before Supreme Court – The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments today on a constitutional amendment that could place medical marijuana on the ballot in 2014. Justices heard arguments from both sides on the proposed ballot summary. Bear […]
By Jewel Midelis on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 11:53 am
Alachua County carries high STD rate in the state – The Florida Department of Health released data revealing that Alachua County residents have the fourth highest rate of sexually transmitted diseases in Florida. The Independent Florida Alligator Florida Attorney General seeks nearly […]
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By Faithful Okoye 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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By Charlene Ochogo on April 4th, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 3:11 pm
Sexual assault victims and members of the community gathered together Wednesday night to raise awareness of rape and sexual assault.
By Grier Ferguson on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 11:00 am
Fla. charity figures pumped $1M to politicians – An Associated Press investigation revealed more than $1 million has been given to politicians by a charity involved with illegal gambling. Ocala Star Banner Text messages at center of rape trial testimony […]
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By Catherine Awasthi on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm
A Florida House bill entitles victims of sexual battery to as much as $1,500 to help them relocate to a safer residence beginning in October.
By Emily Miller on September 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:15 pm
Gainesville Police Department is investigating a reported rape attempt. Police say registered sex offender Stephon Barnes is the suspect in the alleged attempted rape of a woman in the area of Arlington Square apartments on 2nd Place in downtown Gainesville.