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Corrine Brown asks for another 30 days before going to prison

A federal judge has already extended her prison report date to Jan. 29. JACKSONVILLE - Former Florida congresswoman Corrine Brown is asking a federal judge to extend by 30 days the date she must report to prison for her fraud conviction. Brown's attorneys filed the request Monday in federal court in

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2018-01-22 19:15:44

Man, 45, accused of beating, strangling his wife

A Gainesville man was arrested Sunday after police say he punched his wife "countless" times in the face and put her in chokeholds. Chris Alvin Perry, 45, and his wife got into an argument about infidelity Saturday night, and he told her to go to a bedroom, according to a Gainesville Police Departme

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2018-01-22 16:54:17

Former UF student drove into traffic, had drugs in car, police said

A former UF student was pulled over Friday afternoon with marijuana, cocaine, Xanax and paraphernalia in the car, Alachua Police said. Matthew Scott Evron, 22, stopped traffic at the intersection of Northwest 140 Street and Northwest 143rd Place when he turned right onto Northwest 143rd Place and dr


GPD: Ex-worker tries to enter Leonardo's 706 through roof

A neighbor was awoken by the sound of hammering and saw a man on the restaurant roof putting on gloves carrying tools. Staff report Police say a man recently fired from Leonardo's 706 was found on the restaurant's roof early Monday morning with a crowbar and other tools. Joshua Diaz-Suarez, 34, was

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2018-01-22 14:12:22

GPD: Man stops police chase to tell police to turn off lights and sirens

A Gainesville man, who was being followed by police, stopped his car and yelled at the officer he was almost home - then he kept going, Gainesville Police said. Jordan Lee Curtis, 19, was speeding in a dark-colored Honda at about 1 a.m. through Northwood Pines when a police officer turned on emergen


Dignity Village Residents Seek An Answer To This Dangerous Intersection

Crossing the street is not always the safest pursuit, especially for the homeless at Dignity Village, who rely on the RTS bus system to get where they need to go. The intersection of Northeast 39th Avenue and Northeast 28th Drive has been the scene of two accidents where pedestrians have been hit by

WUFT.ORG - 2018-01-22 14:53:33

Man hides stolen pork chops in his pants, police said

A Gainesville man walked out of Walmart on Thursday night with three packages of pork chops in his pants, Gainesville Police said. Kevin David Roberts, 56, and a woman he was with each took three packages of pork chops from the meat department of Walmart, located at 1800 NE 12th Ave., at about 6 p.m


GPD: Man tied up 93-year-old father

Randy W. Alford denied his father's accusations, police say. He said he never did any harm to his father. A Gainesville man was arrested Sunday and charged with abusing his 93-year-old father after police say he tied him to a wheelchair and abandoned him for a couple of hours. According to a Gainesv

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2018-01-22 14:43:39

9-year-old Missouri boy killed in exchange of gunfire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police say a 9-year-old boy was fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire in Kansas City, Missouri. The boy's father told police he was driving with his son Saturday night when people in two other vehicles began shooting at each other. The father didn't initially realize that his chi

FOXNEWS - 2018-01-22 13:37:32

Juvenile fatally shot as vehicles exchange gunfire near U.S. 71 in Kansas City

A juvenile was fatally shot Saturday night in Kansas City, possibly hit by gunfire exchanged between two vehicles near Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and U.S. 71, according to police. The victim had been riding in a vehicle that was hit by gunfire, a witness told police. The witness did not immediate

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-21 15:55:00

National School Choice Week hosts more than 250 events for parents seeking options for educating their children

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's National School Choice Week, and parents are being encouraged to explore all education options. If parents don't like the public-school system, they can send their kids to a private school - or a charter school - or a magnet school - or on online academy - or home school the

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-01-22 19:27:06

Kansas City's 5 Best Burgers: Grandstand Burgers

Word to the wise, Grandstand almost always has a line, and it's quite common to see people munching in the parking lot. You know it's good when people will stand in line for good. The Kelly Burger combo is a double cheese burger with a slice of ham and two strips of bacon, fries, onion rings and a l

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-22 15:27:00

9-year-old caught in exchange of gunfire dies from wounds

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a 9-year-old has been fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire in Kansas City. WDAF-TV reports that police in suburban Grandview responded to the shooting just after midnight on Sunday and found the child wounded. The child was rushed to a hospital and died. The

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-01-22 12:48:10

Nissan dealership in Kansas City gives drivers special vehicle exchange

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fenton Nissan of Tiffany Springs in Kansas City is offering a unique vehicle exchange program to customers, called the Key4Key exchange. With this vehicle exchange program, drivers have the opportunity to get a brand-new car without having to ma

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-01-22 15:55:00

9-year-old killed in crossfire in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (WIBW) -- Police are investigating the death of a nine-year-old boy they believe was shot in Kansas City, Missouri then driven to Grandview, MO. KCMO Police say that boy and his father were driving near Emmanual Cleaver Boulevard and 71 Highway when people in two other cars started

WIBW - 2018-01-22 05:17:00

Construction officially begins on new Loews convention center hotel in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Constructions began Monday on the long-awaited convention center hotel in Kansas City. The Loews hotel is going up near 16th and Wyandotte downtown. The 24-story, 800-room hotel will have a pedestrian bridge connecting it to Bartle Hall. Developers said the $320 million project w

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-22 14:11:53

Monday morning First Alert forecast (01/22/2018)

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- After a warm Monday and a possibly stormy Monday night, the work week looks mild and sunny before another increased rain chance for the upcoming weekend. +7 Monday: The morning starts off cool and quiet with temperatures in the 40s. Expect more clouds to build today with high

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-22 08:36:00

Brooks eligible for drought help

QUITMAN - Brooks County is eligible for federal drought help. The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that Feb. 14 is the filing deadline for federal econo


Cowarts man loses cars and memories in morning fire

COWARTS, Ala. (WTVY) - A Cowart's man is trying to figure out his next move after a fire destroys some of his property Friday morning. Ronald Ready and his girlfriend Kim Early woke up to a loud noise. When they went outside to check it out, flames is all they saw. By the time he discovered the blaz


'A man drinking liquor in front of an adopted bird ....'

Some of the best stories never get played on the front page of the newspaper. In 1959, the great Southern writer Truman Capote found the inspiration for his ground-breaking book "In True Blood" when he stumbled across a short article in the back pages of the New York Times. It briefly noted a crime