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Windows, doors smashed as 3 stores are burglarized

Three Gainesville stores were burglarized Wednesday morning by unknown suspects, police say. The Gainesville Police Department is investigating three burglaries to businesses early Wednesday morning. An AT&T store, at 6110 NW Fourth Place, a Sprint PCS store, at 3600 SW Archer Road, and Gainesville

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2018-01-17 13:54:41

Alachua County Sheriff's Office trains school for active shooter situations

Normally they're the ones doing the teaching, but today, Gainesville educators were instructed how to save the lives of children and themselves. The Alachua County Sheriff's office sent deputies to Newberry Christian Community School today to prepare employees for active shooter situations. They ga

WCJB - 2018-01-17 02:52:00

Man struck, killed by truck

A Williston man died Sunday evening in Levy County when he was struck by a passing semitractor-trailer after walking away from another crash involving a Crystal River woman. Just before 6:52 p.m., 33-year-old Matthew Chance Carlisle was driving a 1995 Chevy pickup truck east on Levy County Road 326,

RIVERLAND NEWS - 2018-01-17 02:23:00

Drop boxes vandalized at Belleview post office

The post master told a sheriff's deputy the boxes, valued at $1,000 each, could not be repaired. Two United States Post Office boxes were vandalized and severely damaged at the Belleview branch earlier this week. Shortly before 9 a.m. on Monday, a Marion County Sheriff's Office deputy was called to

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-17 14:46:16

Elderly man injured in drive by shooting

An elderly man was struck by a wayward bullet Jan. 11 after a drive-by shooting on NE 207 Court, east of Williston. According to the Levy County Sheriff's Department, law enforcement officers were dispatched to the area following reports of a shooting. The department was joined at the scene by offi

WILLISTON PIONEER - 2018-01-17 01:24:00

First Magnitude Springs Run to expand into Springs Fest. Here's what to expect if you go.

For the first time ever, First Magnitude Brewing Company's popular 7.2K Springs Run, which raises money for springs protection Saturday, will be followed by Springs Fest, a fun day full of activities. After breaking a sweat for water preservation, Gainesville residents will be able to relax, enjoy s


GPD: FGCU student pulls out knife in a fight at midtown

A Florida Gulf Coast University student is accused of getting in a fight in front of a midtown bar and cutting off a bouncer's thumb with a knife early Monday, Gainesville Police said. Jose Javier Navas Heredia, 23, was part of a fight in front of a midtown bar at 1702 W. University Ave. after midni


Witnesses Tell Details Of Alachua Shooting

GAINESVILLE, Florida (WCJB) We continue to follow the latest details surrounding Monday nights shooting attack in Alachua. Police continue their investigation and say they will have a press conference to release more details sometime tonight. Tv20's Landon Harrar is at the Alachua Police Department,

WCJB - 2018-01-17 03:05:00

City of Peoria creates new position for race relations, disability rights

Peoria, Ill. (WEEK) - The city of Peoria is taking a big step to focus on civil rights and equality. They've created a new position to focus on that and make the community better for everyone. Improving race relations, civil rights, disability rights and equal opportunities through outreach and edu

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-17 03:39:00

Second apparent homicide of 2018 in Peoria

PEORIA - Peoria Police are investigating the city's second apparent homicide of 2018. Officers responded to the 3400 block of West Oakcrest around 6:30 Monday after reports of a man shot. That's near the Lexington Hills Apartments. Police found a man with a gunshot wound. He died at the scene. Inves

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-16 02:59:08

Water main break in Trivoli

TRIVOLI, Ill. - The Timber Logan Water System reports that the water system in Trivoli will be shut down most of the evening as workers repair a major water main break. A boil order will follow once the water is able to be turned back on.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-15 23:54:45

Two area felons charged with gun crimes

Two men recently released from prison likely will return if they're convicted of charges they pointed a handgun at four people in a Pekin home last week. For Brad Denham, 23, it would be his third prison term imposed in the past three years. Denham, a Pekin native now of Peoria, and Benjamin Grisham


Avenged Sevenfold's global tour includes the Civic Center next week

PEORIA - On stage, Avenged Sevenfold makes it look easy. The prog-heavy metal rock band has filled arenas with adoring fans for the better part of the last decade, and the energy of its live show is palpable. But that isn't the case when the band is sitting down to devise new music, especially as Av

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 16:43:12

Roanoke event to undergo new name

ROANOKE - As of Monday night, the Roanoke Festival is no more. At the village board meeting, it was learned the former Roanoke Festival will now be called Prairie Days. According to committee chair Jessica Ioerger, the event will still be held over the Memorial Day weekend and will be geared toward

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-01-16 22:41:00

Tamron Hall stresses achievement, dignity, unity at Peoria MLK luncheon

PEORIA - In many ways, Tamron Hall said Monday, she's living the dream articulated by Martin Luther King Jr. 55 years ago. The television journalist stressed the importance of achievement, personal dignity, and unity amid national divisiveness in her speech at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. C

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-15 22:23:31

Central Illinois man awarded Carnegie Medal

PEORIA, Ill. - Having served his country in the sixties, a central Illinois man was already a hero. Now five decades later his courage is being celebrated again. James Vernon heads to the Morton Public Library every Tuesday to help teach children the game of chess. On October 26th 2015, his methods

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-15 22:28:38

Man shot in Pacoima later dies in hospital

A 36-year-old man was shot in Pacoima on Tuesday and later died at a local hospital, authorities said. The crime was reported at 1:50 a.m. on the 12300 block of Pierce Street, said Officer Mike Lopez of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Division. It was unclear if the shooting was

LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 19:26:16

Man Upset After Staff Made Him Get Rid of His Marijuana Opens Fire Outside Hotel in West Hollywood, Authorities Say

A gunman fired several rounds outside the upscale Mondrian hotel in West Hollywood on Tuesday evening in a fit of rage after the hotel staff made him get rid of his marijuana, authorities said. Deputies responded after a shooting outside the Mondrian Los Angeles Hotel in West Hollywood on Jan. 16, 2

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-17 06:39:56

I'm a Paul Haggis Sex Assault Accuser, and I'm Anonymous. Here's Why (Guest Column)

One of three women detailing sexual misconduct claims against the 'Crash' screenwriter explains the timing of speaking out, why Leah Remini is "shameful" and what it means that she isn't using her name. In the late 2000s, I was sexually assaulted by Paul Haggis at work. "I need to be inside you,"

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER - 2018-01-17 13:40:00

Police: Woman struck and killed by car in Arleta was simulating gun, pretending to shoot at vehicles

A 65-year-old woman who walked in the middle of the street and used her hands to simulate the shooting of a gun died Monday in Arleta after being struck by a car, authorities said. The crash occurred at 9:50 p.m. in the area of Terra Bella Street and Beachy Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department

LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 20:03:58