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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

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-08-20 14:23:52

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

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-08-20 13:32:48

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

MYCBS4.COM - 2018-08-20 18:08:49

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.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-21 01:30:02

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.

FOX35ORLANDO.COM - 2018-08-21 03:40:00

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

RIVERLAND NEWS - 2018-08-19 18:42:00

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.

WCJB - 2018-08-20 23:40:00

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

MSN.COM - 2018-08-20 13:30:20

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

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-19 20:46:34

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.

TOWNHALL - 2018-08-20 13:36:00

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.

RIVERLAND NEWS - 2018-08-20 16:47:00

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.

10NEWS - 2018-08-20 20:16:58

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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10NEWS - 2018-08-20 13:39:20

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

THE BULLETIN - 2018-08-20 07:38:11

Early morning fire at Gainesville apartment complex

More HeadlinesGainesville man shot after argumentMan, 75, charged with threatening to lynch Gainesville NAACP presidentMan found dead after Gainesville apartment fire


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

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-08-19 22:03:23

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.

WCJB - 2018-08-20 00:15:00