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Police seek mentally ill man

By Forrest Smith-WUFT-FM Gainesville police are looking for man with mental health issues who might be off his medication and could become violent.  Police Spokesman Ben Tobias says 48-year-old Craig Taylor has not been seen since Saturday, when he got away from his home at 3818 NW 25th Terrace.  He …

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Residents critical of GPD

The Gainesville Police Department was the subject of scrutiny last night when dozens of concerned community members rallied to increase police efforts in finding a local man. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Lindsey Zionts reports on the family’s hopes, and what police have done so far. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/08/GPDmeetingWrap.mp3|titles=GPDmeetingWrap]

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Helping young people respect themselves

Every summer, school students get a few months off to relax and gear up for the next school year.  But the Gainesville Police Department and the city parks department say with time off, teenagers can get bored.  And they say, with boredom comes possible trouble.  But in Gainesville, measures are …

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GPD looks for potential shooter

The Gainesville Police Department is searching for a man who may have a firearm after shots were fired earlier today. Officers were dispatched to the area of University Commons Apartments upon recieving a call at 12:48 p.m. Police found shell casings and were given a vehicle tag number. Police found …

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