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Retired Ocala man arrested after bleeding woman runs to neighbor’s house for help | Villages-News.com
According to a Marion County Sheriff’s Office report, Delbert L. Bollinger, 77, was taken into custody at his home on NW 21st Loop after a woman who lives at the residence called for help. The woman told deputies that she and Bollinger were arguing when he angry and physical with her. The woman said
Man charged with domestic child abuse after violent clash with juvenile in Summerfield | Villages-News.com
According to a Marion County Sheriff’s report, Darrius Deon Reid, 44, went to a place he referred to as “drug house” to pick up a juvenile early that morning. The juvenile told a deputy that she believed Reid, who listed his occupation as a day laborer with Airborn Tree Service in Summerfield, was i
Heartbreak in Gainesville: Vidales' heroics spoiled as Florida walks off Texas A&M in Game 3 of Super Regional
The second-seeded Florida Gators, down to their last strike, got a two-out, three-run home run from freshman Jordan Matthews for a 5-3 walk-off victory to win the Gainesville Super Regional on Saturday at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium.
Two men accused of robbing victim at Gainesville ATM
Reid, who is also accused of fleeing police in another incident, is being held at the Alachua County Jail on $95,000 bond.
Search underway for two missing boaters near Pine Island in Hernando County
James Hansen, 29, of Weeki Wachee, and Tyler Gomez, 27, went fishing Friday and did not return home, according to United States Coast Guard news release.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office identifies man killed, deputies involved in Thursday’s shooting | Villages-News.com
Dustin D. Odom, 30, was shot and killed by Dep. Roy Johnson, a 14-year veteran of the sheriff’s office. Dep. Kevin Johnson, a seven-year veteran, also was involved in the incident, a sheriff’s office report states.
Former Buchholz High School girls basketball coach is suing the school board
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -The former girls basketball coach at Buchholz High School is suing the Alachua County school board, on a claim of racial and gender discrimination. Rebecca Williams filed the case in Alachua County Court.
City fines Florida man 2nd time for violating 2 rabbit limit
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Fraud roofer arrested for scamming money in Gainesville
Gainesville police have arrested a man after he scammed a woman of thousands of dollars.Police say back in November...Rocky Collins walked up to the 83-year-old woman and told her that he could fix her roof for 9-thousand dollars.According to police, he gave her a ride to the bank where she gave him
Palatka teen charged in attempted sex attack on jogger
PALATKA, Fla.- A 13-year-old boy was arrested Friday after a woman was attacked during a morning jog in Palatka, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.
Gainesville mayor invites community for a bike ride at Depot Park for National Bike Month
“[It’s] just a great opportunity to bring our community together, meet a new friend,” Gainesville mayor Lauren Poe said. “I think you saw today people from [ages] 5 to 75 all riding and I think its such a cool thing when you can get different parts of your community out together and enjoying themsel
Police searching for missing 9-year-old girl last seen on Jacksonville's northside
She was last seen wearing a white shirt and purple pajama pants. She may have changed clothes, however. She was believed to have left her home around 5 a.m. it is unknown where she may have gone, according to the Sheriff's Office.
State of Emergency declared in Florida for Subtropical Storm Alberto
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 18-150 declaring a state of emergency in all 67 Florida counties as the state continues to monitor and prepare for Subtropical Storm Alberto. By declaring this state of emergency, Governor Scott is ensuring that state and local governmen
Dozens gather to hear about the art and life of Gainesville artist Eddy Mumma
"I think it feels powerful because it's so sincere. it is truly his vision. It is his actual imagination, his work, his exploration,” Anne Gilroy, a curator of art, said.
Teacher accused of drowning raccoons at school won't face charges
In Ocala, Florida, the teacher accused of drowning raccoons and an opossum in the presence of students during an agricultural class, will not face criminal charges according to the state attorney’s office. In a memo released on Friday, Fifth Judicial Circuit State Attorney Brad King stated the teach
Armed Robber Dies After Concealed Carrier Fires and Accomplice Leaves Him for Dead
GAINESVILLE, FL — There was no way that when Arkeem Bennett made the fateful decision to attempt an armed robbery against a concealed carrier and hisfamilythat he would die not because of the concealed carrier, but because of his friend, but that’s exactly what happened earlier this month when Arkee
Site For New Alachua County Fairgrounds No Longer Usable
Tv20's Landon Harrar reported "This heavily wooded area behind me was supposed to be the location for the new Alachua County Fairgrounds, and who's to blame? Well, you can put most of it on hurricane Irma."
Woman allegedly hid drugs in vagina before arrest
A Gainesville woman was arrested Monday for allegedly possessing drugs and paraphernalia and for smuggling drugs, hidden in her pubic area, into a jail.Deputies from Alachua County Sheriff’s Office saw Natalie Brewer at about 11:26 p.m., according to the arrest report. She was reportedly in the driv
Former UF football player arrested for home invasion robbery
According to deputies, a resident inside knew Vincent Dimenna, 22 and let him and his girlfriend into the apartment at The Crossings of Santa Fe.
Man arrested for filming sex without woman's permission
A man from Gainesville was arrested for recording himself having sex with a woman without the woman's permission.Police say Michael Mathis was video recording the girl when she asked him to stop. He originally stopped filming when it was requested but started again when she wasn't looking.The woman