Law and public safety

Juvenile crime rates are down in Alachua County

Although the crime rate among juveniles in Alachua county is down overall, for young females the figure is on the rise. WUFTFM’s Mike Biana spoke with State Attorney’s Office Director of Victim Services Gretchen Casey about the latest figures. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/AlachuaCountyCrimeRatesWRAP.mp3]

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Florida ranks high in boating accidents

Florida ranks number one for the total number of boat owners in the nation. Along with this, Florida is also at the top of the list when it comes to boating mishaps. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Samantha Taub has more… [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/boatingWRAPfinal.mp3]

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Clay County shooting victim has died

The Clay County youth who was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the head at his home on Sunday has died. Seth Lassiter spent two nights in critical condition at Shands Jacksonville after a rifle handled by another juvenile family member discharged, resulting in the victims head injury. …

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