Tag Archives: violence
A Gainesville Police Department recruitment video has raised concerns over how it portrays how the police interact with the community. The video included scenes of police officers making arrests, chasing suspects and weapons training.
A shooting at Annie Mattox Park in Lake City left three people injured Tuesday night. One person was taken by helicopter to UF Health Shands Hospital and is in critical condition.
Suwannee County School District has the highest number of corporal punishment incidents in Florida for the 2011-12 school year. Founder of Floridians Against Corporal Punishment in Public School has made Suwannee County the next goal of his civil rights campaign.
A Gainesville man says he was jumped this past Saturday by four other men while they shouted, “Justice for Trayvon.” In light of this reported beating, a local pastor and activist is speaking out against violence. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports.
With all the public has been hearing about the violence in the Middle East, sometimes the smaller issues can go unnoticed. Amnesty International is hosting an event tonight in the Rion Ballroom at the J. Wayne Reitz Union on the University […]