Tag Archives: 2022

Gainesville man receives 30-year sentence for violent courtroom attack on his defense attorney

A man who punched his defense attorney in the head during his trial at the Alachua County Courthouse in November, fracturing his skull, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday. The assault prompted an amendment to legislation that raises the penalties for violent offenders who attack a defense attorney or public defender acting in their courtroom capacity.

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The Point, June 5, 2023: Special Report: The Price of Plenty

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • WUFT News Special Report: Today WUFT News launches The Price of Plenty, a special report on the fertilizer industry by student journalists from the University of Florida and the University of Missouri. Funded by …

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