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Two indicted in federal sex-trafficking case

Bailegh Noelle Coleman, 20, of Starke, and Rajheem Kwamaine "Cash" Roddey, 23, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges they conspired to sell a teenager for sex. The pair was charged with conspiracy, sex trafficking of a minor and benefiting financially from the arrangement, records sh

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-09-21 23:19:01

Elizabeth Currin and Stephanie Schroeder: Stop scapegoating teachers and public schools

From the indecipherable drone of Charlie Brown's faceless teacher, to the comical monotone of roll call in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," to the aptly-named Edna Krabappel of "The Simpsons" fame, media portrayals of teachers are often as unflattering as they are ubiquitous. Because schools play such a

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Alachua County commissioners plans new fairgrounds

Alachua County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss a $25 million plan for new fairgrounds. The new fairgrounds, which will be located near Northeast Waldo Road, will have bigger buildings and an indoor track. The building space would be 101,000 square feet larger than the current fai


Hurricane Irma victim celebrates birthday with total strangers in Middleburg

Carolyn Henkemeyer has been flooded out of her Middleburg home 30 times in the last 32 years. Thursday was her birthday. She turns 83 and celebrated her birthday with the help of total strangers, volunteers she calls her angels. Volunteers with Rubicon, an organization that helps clean up after di

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-09-21 23:21:30

Skeletal Remains Found In Melrose

A death investigation is underway after skeletal remains were found in Melrose this morning. Alachua County Sheriff's Office investigators were called to the scene. Investigators say they got the call about 10:30AM from a person who found the remains while they were picking berries in the woods. It

WCJB - 2017-09-21 01:00:00

Family is what it's all about after storm

MIDDLEBURG - In the wake of last week's storm, teachers at Wilkinson Junior High School started thinking about their students. A few teachers came together and took to social media to seek ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Bags of food each containing enough food to get a student

CLAYTODAYONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:00:01

Clay County Chief donates old bedroom set to woman who lost everything after Irma

According to the Clay County Sheriff's Office, Chief Richard Elkins learned that an 89-year-old woman, who lives in Briarwood Apartments in Middleburg, lost most of her belongings after Hurricane Irma passed over the First Coast area last week. The Sheriff's Office reports Elkins an extra bedroom se

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:49:15

Clay Schools ask Middleburg bus riders to be at stops 30 minutes early due to CR 218 bridge closure

Drivers in Clay County will have to find new ways to work and school. The bridge over Black Creek on County Road 218 is shut down after safety issues were discovered. Black Creek Bridge is shut down until further notice. On Tuesday night, orange barriers marked off the intersection of County Road 2

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-09-20 03:41:08

Mexico Combs The Rubble For Survivors After Earthquake Kills At Least 225

As the morning sun rose over the cities of Central Mexico on Wednesday, where city blocks had lain neatly arranged, there was now a mess of rubble and stunned residents, watching as thousands of earthquake volunteers and rescue workers dug through scattered stones searching for signs of life. The 7.

WUFT.ORG - 2017-09-20 15:16:00

Leukemia survivor honored by veterans in Marion County

MARION COUNTY, Fla. As part of Childhood Cancer Awareness month, military veterans in Marion County are honoring a boy battling leukemia. Some of the veterans who say the boy is giving them hope. 12-year-old Joshua Moore has dreamed of joining the military for as long as he can remember. Thursday mo

WCJB - 2017-09-22 02:02:00

UF researchers prevent, reverse multiple sclerosis in mice

GAINESVILLE, Fla -- In the novel "Flowers for Algernon," a man undergoes an experimental medical treatment that has been tested on mice. That testing hasn't reached the human stage yet in a unique treatment discovered by University of Florida researchers. These researchers think they could someday

WCJB - 2017-09-22 00:48:00

Police use YouTube videos to identify suspects in home invasion

Two men were arrested in connection with an armed robbery home invasion. Police are looking for one more suspect. Gainesville Police said YouTube is being used in the investigation. 20 year olds Blake Chisolm and Willis Lubin were taken into custody Wednesday afternoon. 28 year old Brinson Pierre-F

WCJB - 2017-09-22 00:21:00

FEMA assistance coming to Marion County

MARION COUNTY, Florida (September 21, 2017) - A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Team will be at the Marion County Public Library Headquarters (2720 East Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL) on Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The FEMA Team will be assisting with FIRST

WCJB - 2017-09-21 23:05:00

Food Banks Accepting Perishable Items Gathered Before Irma

Floridians plowed through grocery stores two weeks ago in preparation for Hurricane Irma. If they want to take them back, they'll get a full refund at their neighborhood Publix store, but the returned groceries, including some non-perishable items, might not return to the shelves. No perishable prod

WUFT.ORG - 2017-09-21 19:31:26

'World's Wealthiest Woman,' Liliane Bettencourt, Dies At 94

Liliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L'Oreal cosmetics dynasty, has died at the age of 94. In March, Forbes ranked Bettencourt the world's richest woman, putting her net worth at $39.5 billion. Bettencourt's daughter, Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers, confirmed the death in a statement to French media, s

WUFT.ORG - 2017-09-21 19:25:00

Two suspects arrested for armed robbery back in August. One suspect still on the run

Gainesville police say they have arrested two suspects who are believed to be related to an armed robbery back in August. 20 year old Blake Chisolm and Willis Lubin of Ocala were arrested for breaking into an apartment and trying to rob a person of marijuana. Police say they are still searching for

WCJB - 2017-09-21 18:42:00

New development upends several West University Avenue businesses

Matthew Turner knew he'd have to close the doors to his clothing store eventually. Real estate is real estate, he said, and it's just how the world works. But Turner said he didn't think he'd have to give up Wolfgang so abruptly. "It's left a really bad taste in my mouth," he said. Turner has rented

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-09-22 00:35:06

The Vietnam War: This Is What We Do - Tonight at 8 and 9:30 p.m.

(July 1967 - December 1967) American casualties and enemy body counts mount as Marines face deadly North Vietnamese ambushes and artillery south of the DMZ and Army units chase an elusive enemy in the central highlands. Hanoi lays plans for a massive surprise offensive, and the Johnson Administratio

WUFT.ORG - 2017-09-21 18:31:44

Buen Provecho! Florida’s Spanish Flavor – Friday at 10 p.m.

Explore Florida’s Spanish roots through its cuisine, while blending historical narrative with delicious recipes and vibrant locations. The documentary celebrates the 500th anniversary of Ponce De Leon’s arrival in Florida. Explore Florida’s Spanish roots through its cuisine, while blending historica

WUFT.ORG - 2017-09-21 18:29:01

Martha Stewart’s Cooking School – Saturday at 4 p.m.

Let your taste buds travel to the Arabian Gulf with eye-popping, inspired small bites. Martha introduces four recipes bursting with flavor: crab croquettes, date pancakes, lamb dumplings, and an addictive fava bean dip. Let these hors d’oeuvres spruce up your next gathering. Let your taste buds trav

WUFT.ORG - 2017-09-21 18:25:29