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Gainesville “Dark Knight” fans unaffected but GPD increases security near theatre

Despite the tragic shooting in Auroa Colorado, Gainesville theatre experienced sold out show for the “Dark Knight Rises.”  As Florida 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks reports, people attending the movie today are not linking the tragic shooting with the newest Batman movie. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BrooksBatmanShooting.mp3] Meanwhile, the Gainesville Police Department is ramping up security …

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Missing Gainesville High School teen found safe

A Gainesville High School student who had been missing since last Friday has been found.  According to the Gainesville Police Department, 16-year-old Marissa DeVito was found alive and safe today in a Gainesville apartment complex.  GPD spokeswoman Corporal Angelina Valuri says Marissa was staying with someone she knew.  Valuri says DeVito was originally believed to …

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NW Gainesville graffiti case unique in the city

The teens responsible for seven incidents of racial and bigoted graffiti in Gainesville yesterday are facing more charges. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/VALURI3.mp3] Gainesville Police Department Corporal Angelina Valuri says the suspects, arrested yesterday, will not face hate related charges because the graffiti did not seem to target any of the area residents. She …

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Shooter in Mill Run Apartment case claims self-defense

A Santa Fe College student is claiming self defense after killing his roommate last night. Investigators are still working on the case, and charges have yet to be filed.  Gainesville Police Department Spokeswoman Angelina Valuri says Jude Rizzo told authorities he shot his roommate Micheal Crace at Mill Run apartment complex …

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Suspect in GHS bomb threat detained in Texas

Gainesville Police Department was notified today that a suspect in the Gainesville High School bomb threat has been arrested in Austin, Texas. The bomb threat was emailed Sunday to GPD. GPD Spokeswoman Corporal Angelina Valuri says the arrest was made yesterday in Austin. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/FP-Valuri-1.mp3|titles=FP Valuri 1] Because the investigation is …

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Gainesville police still investigating ties to Marion County serial rapist

Gainesville police say the DNA of an accused rapist does not connect to Gainesville assault under investigation. Gainesville Police Department Corporal Angelina Valuri says Michael Frye’s DNA was not discovered on any evidence submitted to the crime lab. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/valuri3.mp3] Frye is charged in four Marion County sexual attacks that occurred …

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Gator football player faces battery charges

University of Florida tight end A.C. Leonard was arrested last night on domestic battery charges by the Gainesville Police Department. Police say that at around 8 p.m. Wednesday, Leonard was involved in an incident at the Polos apartment on Southwest Williston road where he pushed a female victim, as well as pulled …

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SFC beefs up patrols after recent kidnapping

At this hour the person who kidnapped an 18-year-old Santa Fe College student last week is still on the loose. Police handed out fliers this morning to students who might know the whereabouts of a man who, according to the victim, kidnapped her from a parking lot and drove around before she jumped …

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