By Kristina Orrego on May 13th, 2015 | Last updated: May 13, 2015 at 6:27 pm
Yowab Ben-Israel has been charged with robbing the 1401 N. Main Street post office on Tuesday and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police said Ben-Israel was injured by police gunfire after he pulled and pointed a gun at two responding deputies.
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By Cyanne Dunn on April 25th, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 4:43 pm
The Wells Fargo Bank on Newberry Road near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon by an unknown white male.
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By Taylor Gaines on March 17th, 2014 | Last updated: March 17, 2014 at 10:31 am
Guinness boycotts St. Patrick’s Day parade over gay exclusion – Guinness has dropped its sponsorship of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade, as fallout continues from the parade’s decision to ban gay and lesbian groups from identifying themselves […]
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By Taylor Frazier on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:59 pm
UF preparing to upgrade 30-year-old student records system | Gainesville.com – It will take about four years for the university to start using the new system, which is estimated to cost between $40 million and $70 million. The new system will […]
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By Lauren Lettelier on December 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:05 pm
A robbery and shooting at an Ocala barber shop Saturday has caused the shop owner to increase nighttime security.
By Garrett Bruno on November 25th, 2013 | Last updated: November 25, 2013 at 4:37 pm
Two shoplifters at Kohl’s department store have been arrested for strong-arm robbery after police said they beat a Kohl’s employee who chased them through Butler Plaza and surrounding apartment complexes.
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The Gainesville Police Department is asking the public for any information in an attempted sexual battery and armed robbery case that happened at The Enclave Apartments complex early Saturday morning.
By Stefanie Cainto on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: January 29, 2013 at 4:34 pm
A Lake City man broke into a home hosting a jewelry party, but fled the scene when the homeowner told him to get out in the name of Jesus.
By Emily Miller on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 3:09 pm
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help identify two men who have stolen money from three local ATMs.