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Driver critically hurt after Lake City crash
Lake City, Fla., (WCJB) - The driver of a pick-up truck is left critically hurt after a crash in Columbia County Wednesday afternoon, according to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP).
Two men charged with burglary following brief pursuit
LIVE OAK — Two Lake City men are charged with burglary after being confronted by the homeowner and fleeing.According to the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call was received on the morning of Sunday, June 17 from a homeowner in the 2700 block of 208th Street.The report states the homeowner w
Soldier who went missing from Camp Blanding identified
Clay County deputies have released the identity of a soldier that went missing during a training exercise at the Camp Blanding Joint Training Center near Starke.Officials say Specialist Cayln McLemor has been missing since around 11 a.m. Wednesday when he was taking part in a land navigation course
Kimberly Dunn Lake City wife shoots ex husband testicles over air conditioner
Kimberly Dunn, Lake City, Florida woman arrested after shooting her estranged husband in the testicles following argument over air conditioner.
Man dead after Lake City shooting
Lake City, Fla., (WCJB) — Lake City police are investigating after a deadly shooting early Friday morning.
SCSO searching for burglary suspect
During the SCSO investigation, Deputy Tyler Harmon and Investigator Jake Brooks identified 18-year-olds Ray John Flores and Tomas Alejandro Cortes-Johnson, both of Live Oak, as suspects in the burglary.
Farmers market now open in Mayo
Some of the items found on Saturdays include homegrown fruits and vegetables, plants, fresh eggs, homemade breads & baked goods, handcrafted goats milk soaps, birdhouses and feeders, beef jerky, soy candles, homemade pickles, relishes, jams and jellies and more.
Columbia County to build new jail
LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) -The building of a new county jail will cost some North Central Florida residents more in taxes-- but which taxes?Residents of Columbia County will vote on whether or not they'd pay a one percent sales surtax to pay for the jail but there is another option.The current jail is
Life in White Springs: Travels from White Springs
Summer is a traveling time for me and Merri and we find ourselves out and about in other parts of the state quite frequently. So how does one write about life in White Springs when this happens? Make stuff up? Well, that was just a fleeting thought; my readers and my editor are much too sharp for th
Florida researchers find mosquito-borne virus called Keystone in human for first time
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida researchers have discovered a new mosquito-borne virus in a human for the first time,WGFL reported. It’s called Keystone.
Rodriguez: The scallop search begins
The other two harvest zones have even later start dates. The southernmost zone off of Pasco County doesn’t open until July 20 and is only open for nine days. The westernmost zone near Port St. Joe does not open until Aug. 17, but also has the latest end date of Sept. 30. I would suggest at least loo
Suspected killer extradited back to Alachua County
Alachua Co., Fla., (WCJB) - Montric Thomas Jr., the suspect accused of killing a man at a Gainesville apartment complex, is back in Alachua County to face charges, according to jail records.
Army Reserve officer disappears during training in Florida
According to the Florida National Guard, the officer, who is from Alabama, disappeared Thursday while attending an exercise at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center near Starke.
Endangered species nesting in Paynes Prairie
Last year, Hurricane Irma destroyed dozens of Snail Kite nests around Lake Okeechobee, the more common nesting area for the species.
Family Dollar in Lee ordered to stop selling food
The inspection report says there was evidence of live rodent activity throughout the store. Multiple packaged food items showed signs of gnawing, rodent droppings and urine. Shelving throughout the store was dirty with rodent feces and urine, the report says, and there was a dead rodent behind the i
3-week-old baby reported missing in Gainesville
The agency said the child, who was born in Gainesville, might be in the company of Alison Jenkins, 37.
Sewer rehabilitation plans move forward in White Springs
Greg Lang, of Mittauer Engineering, speaks about the sewer rehabilitation project.Jessie R. Box
Man accused of murdering his girlfriend out of hospital, in jail
A man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Suwannee County back in May is out of the hospital and in jail.According to Alachua County court documents, Ruben Gutierrez has a bond set at over a million dollars. He has entered a not guilty plea on the separate charges in Alachua County that include b
AP News - Florida school resource officer fired over Facebook posts
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city fired a school resource officer for social media posts the police department deemed "offensive, insulting, and derogatory."
One airlifted, two others injured after entrapment crash on I-10
LIVE OAK, Fla. (WTXL) -Authorities responded to a car crash with injuries and entrapment on I-10 EB near Live Oak.The Florida Highway Patrol says they were called to the crash around 10:56 a.m. Tuesday and reported that the northbound left lane of U.S. 129 is blocked due to the crash.The crash seems