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Florida man arrested after marijuana found in vehicle
Highway patrol troopers arrested Derek J. Eaton, 40, of Gainesville, Florida, at 12:39 a.m. Monday on suspicion of drug distribution after finding the marijuana, a patrol online arrest report says. Troopers stopped him a little after midnight for a lane violation at the 105 mile marker of Interstate
15 years later: Still no answers in death of Gainesville baby
GAINESVILLE, Fla.- Despite neighborhood canvases, inspections of school and hospital records, appeals to the public for assistance and the best DNA techniques available at the time and the Alachua County Sheriff's Office never learned the identity of a dead baby found floating in a northwest Gainesv
Man leads deputies on high speed chase following domestic battery arrest
Gainesville, Fla. —Alachua county deputies arrested a man for kidnapping -- a day after he was arrested for domestic battery.25 – year- old Davonte Riley was charged with domestic battery Friday, after deputies say he got into an argument with his girlfriend that turned physical."He was arrested aft
Florida investigators hope DNA can identify Baby Jane Doe
GAINESVILLE, Florida (WNBW/NBC News) - Florida officials are hoping DNA can help them solve the case of Baby Jane Doe, an infant found dead 15 years ago.
Boy, 5, gets off at wrong bus stop
OCALA, Fla. (WOGX FOX 51)- A mother is furious and wants to see changes, after her 5-year-old son was allowed to get off at the wrong bus stop.
Motorcyclists injured Sunday morning in Yankeetown crash
An FHP trooper investigates the scene of a crash Sunday morning in Yankeetown. Two motorcyclists were hospitalized for treatment of injuries around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning following a crash in Yankeetown, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. According to witnesses, both riders failed to see a s
Organizations planning to show Gainesville prisoners support with protests
"We want to make sure that people know what's happening, that the people behind these prison walls, our neighbors, our family, our brothers and sisters and mothers, and fathers and they should not be treated with abuse and violence,” Panagioti Tsolkas, an organizer, said.
Meeting on rapes, degradation at notorious Florida's women's prison draws a packed house
© Emily MichotFasnacht and Tanya MacKenzie listen to a U.S. Department of Justice representative speak during a community meeting regarding abuses at Lowell, Sunday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2018, at the Marion Baptist Association in Ocala.OCALA, Fla. - One by one, about 100 people - mothers, sisters, dau
Ocala man arrested after woman claims injuries following early-morning altercation | Villages-News.com
When deputies arrived at the home on NE 45th Street at 3:39 a.m., the woman told them she had been in her garage arguing with 62-year-old Bernard Edward Satterfield. She said he pushed her and she landed on her back, causing an injury to her elbow and soreness in her hip, a sheriff’s office report s
AP News - Feds probing charges of sex abuse at Florida prison
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into allegations of rape, assault, and the smuggling of drugs into a central Florida prison for women.
BREAKING: Former church leader Chad Robison sentenced to 11 years for possessing illicit pornography, recordings
Chad Robison, the former Lecanto church leader who stockpiled illicit pornography and other inappropriate material on his laptop, will serve 11 years behind bars under a sentence handed down Monday by Circuit Court Judge Richard "Ric" Howard.
Former Lecanto worship director sentenced to 11 years in prison in video voyeurism case
A former Citrus County church leader,accused of having thousands of videos and photosof children performing sex acts and using the restroom, was sentenced Monday to 11 years in prison.
Man, 53, dies in Friday crash
According to the Florida Highway Patrol report the victim, driving south at about 1:50 p.m. in a 1999 Toyota Camry, rear ended a 2000 Mack truck near Overdrive Circle. Following impact, the victim’s car spun and came to rest on the west shoulder of U.S. 41.
Documents show 150-plus birds killed to protect University of Florida work
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To reach men, advertisers are dialing in to sports radio
In this March 28, 2017, file photo, SEC Network analyst Booger McFarland, right, broadcasts during Florida's NFL Pro Day in Gainesville, Fla. Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this NFL season: play-by-play announcer Joe Tessitore, analysts Jason Witten and Booger McFarland.(AP Pho
Early morning fire at Gainesville apartment complex
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Alachua County Sheriff's Office arrests burglary suspect
The Alachua County Sheriff's Office says they have arrested a man they think burglarized a home, several businesses, and a car earlier this year.
Everything you should know about voting early
Voters can head to the polls as early as Saturday in Alachua County.Anyone registered before July 30 will get to choose between Democrat and Republican candidates for governor, U.S. congressmen, attorney general and agriculture commissioner. Other local races include three School Board seats, a coun
Marion County Sheriff's Department searching for missing man
CITRA, Fla.- The Marion County Sheriff's Department is looking for a missing 65-year-old man who was last seen on Friday.Authorities said that Richard D'arcy Paul Duncan Jr. left his home at 22340 NE 77th Terrace Road in Citra, Friday on a three-wheel bicycle with baskets on the front and back. They
Commissioners answer questions at "Souls to the Polls" event
The 'Souls to the Polls" event, held on Sunday, August 19, 2018, was designed to bring together a number of different groups to allow voters to meet candidates, cast early voting ballots, and combat voter disenfranchisement.