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Callahan man sentenced in 2016 fatal crash in Middleburg

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Patrick Stone was passing a car at 78 mph in a no-passing zone of Nolan Road, where the speed limit is 40 mph, when he struck Hanson's Honda Civic, which had just turned off Brangus Road into the oncoming lane of Nolan Road.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-19 19:01:23

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.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-19 17:39:03

Man charged with armed robbery

Gainesville Police arrested a man accused of robbing a Dollar General on Saturday night.Melvin Roberts, an eight-time-convicted felon in Florida, was charged with two counts of robbery with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.Around 11 p.m., Roberts, 53, allegedly went i


Burglary suspect identified, wanted by GPD and ASO

Alachua Co., Fla., (WCJB) - Gainesville Police have identified a burglary suspect they say is armed and dangerous.

WCJB - 2018-06-18 18:24:00

Florida Missing Child Alert issued for young baby in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is reaching out to the public to find a young baby. A Florida Missing Child Alert was issued Tuesday afternoon.According to a news release, 3-week-old Jayce Jenkins was last seen in the 4300 block of SW 13th St. in Gainesville. He has be

10NEWS - 2018-06-19 17:33:24

Two men found with 49 fraudulent credit cards

Gainesville Police arrested two men accused of having 49 fraudulent credit cards Thursday night.At about 5:30 p.m., a GPD officer pulled over a vehicle for following too closely near mile marker 374 on I-75, according to the report. Gilberto Buides, 32, was the driver and Yoelvys Perez, 31, was the


Deputies charge Jacksonville man with murder after shooting at Gainesville apartment

Deputies charged 21-year-old Montric Montreal Thomas with murder, tampering with evidence, tampering with a witness and possession of a firearm by a delinquent.

MYCBS4.COM - 2018-06-18 12:55:10

Virus found in Florida resident may be widespread throughout the Southeast - Chipley Bugle

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A virus first found in Tampa Bay-area mosquitoes that can cause mild fever and, in severe cases, encephalitis, has been identified in humans for the first time, according to University of Florida researchers.

CHIPLEY BUGLE - 2018-06-19 14:33:45

City of Gainesville joins world record attempt

Gainesville residents can participate at Mickle Pool, Northeast Pool, or Westside Pool at 10 a.m. on June 21st.

WCJB - 2018-06-18 11:09:00

Man arrested for allegedly threatening to kill officers

Gainesville Police arrested a man in their station lobby Thursday night after he allegedly threatened to kill the officers.Joseph Roberts, 36, flagged down a GPD patrol car at a stop sign at Northwest Eighth Avenue around 8:30 p.m.Roberts asked the officer to roll down the window and then said, “If


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.

SCALLYWAGANDVAGABOND.COM - 2018-06-18 11:34:14

Alachua County deputies searching for a person of interest in an apartment shooting

Around 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning, Alachua County deputies responded to an apartment off West University Avenue near Tower Road following a report of an emergency and discovered an adult male shot and killed.Based on preliminary information, detectives have identified 21-year-old Montric Montreal Th


Florida man asks sheriff's office to test narcotics he bought to ensure it was meth

They said that on Tuesday, Kelly contacted the sheriff's office and said he purchased methamphetamine about a week earlier and had a “bad reaction” after smoking the narcotic. The suspect told them that because of the violent reaction he had after smoking the drug, he believes he was sold the wrong


Orange Park man one of four killed in Arkansas train accident

Police identify the driver of the vehicle as John Miller, 44, of Orange Park. They said he was driving a 2009 Hyundai Sonata at the time of the fatal car-train accident Saturday night.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-17 22:16:25

Clay County sees drop in Narcan usage for opioid overdoses after 5-year climb

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla.- After five years of increased usage of the opioid overdose treatment drug Narcan from 2013 to 2017, Clay County and Green Cove Springs officials are reporting a decrease in use of the drug during 2018.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-18 22:30:21

Man dead after Lake City shooting

Lake City, Fla., (WCJB) — Lake City police are investigating after a deadly shooting early Friday morning.

WCJB - 2018-06-18 10:21:00

Woman dies in I-75 crash in Alachua County

Troopers say the driver of the Pathfinder, Antonia De Sousa of Acworth, Ga., died at the scene. Two passengers in the Pathfinder had minor injuries. No one inside the Lexus was hurt.


UF alumnus to open new bowl-concept restaurant in Gainesville

A healthy, fast-casual restaurant is opening in Butler Plaza at 2905 SW 42nd St. on Friday.The new restaurant, Bolay, uses a build-your-own bowl concept. Its Gainesville location will be the sixth restaurant for the company and the first in central Florida.The restaurant has an entirely gluten-free


Man charged with threatening to kill police chief at station

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Man killed by falling engine block, deputies say

STARKE, Fla.- A man was killed Wednesday afternoon by a falling engine block, the Bradford County Sheriff's Office said.