Moving Alachua County Forward sales tax website launched
Alachua County has launched a website centered on the Moving Alachua County Forward transportation sales tax initiative where locals can find up-to-date information on the proposal, which voters will decide on this November.
News 4 Jax
Sheriff's Office leading Waldo Police Dept.
The state of Florida continues to investigate the Waldo Police Department, where the chief's own officers accused him of making them meet a ticket quota.
St. Petersburg Times
Clearwater deputy chief resigns after four years with agency
Wilson's resignation comes about a month after city manager Bill Horne chose Dan Slaughter, previously the patrol major, as the agency's new chief when Tony Holloway left to lead the St. Petersburg Police Department.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis names new top official
Blanchard joins the Memphis office after serving in the same position with the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County in Gainesville, Florida, for 12 years.
The Miami Herald
Waldo places interim police chief on leave
Waldo city officials have placed the acting police chief on administrative leave after allegations from fellow officers that he installed city-owned surveillance equipment for personal use and improperly stored evidence.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Yoho Claims Congressional Seat; Alachua Primary Results
Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter explains to supporters why voting results were delayed Tuesday night.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat Population
An intensive effort to sterilize feral cats reduced the number of felines taken to an animal shelter in Florida and euthanized, a new study reveals.
More than 70 abandoned dogs rescued after bank forecloses on Florida home
A total of 71 dogs and puppies were rescued by Thursday from a foreclosed home in Lamont, Florida these past few weeks after a family's home was foreclosed.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Quintessential Florida product's popularity is shriveling
Women are a growing force in the business world, but if they own a company, they may still struggle to get a loan from a bank.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Health News Digest
Targeted Feral Cat Sterilization Program Yields Multiple Benefits
A University of Florida study of a feline trap-neuter-return program found that a targeted approach helped effectively manage the feral cat population and reduce shelter euthanasia rates in the area.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Dissecting Florida's redrawn congressional districts
In a three-day special session, Florida legislators last week approved changes to the state's congressional map to address the concerns of Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis, who ruled two districts unconstitutional.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Rep. Yoho, a tea party favorite, faces primary challenge from the right
Bob.Mack@jacksonville.com - 7/21/14 - Candidate for the U.S. Congress Florida 3rd District Ted Yoho in the TU Studio in Jacksonville, Fl.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
US man asks Siri where to hide a body
Pedro Bravo looks towards his parents during his murder trial in a courtroom in the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center in Gainesville, Photo: AP Police in Florida allege that 20-year-old Pedro Bravo, a University of Florida student, killed his friend Christian Aguilar in September 2012.
Suspect wanted for attempted murder in Gainesville
Suspect wanted for attempted murder in Gainesville JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Authorities say a woman was stabbed several times when she opened the door for a man early Wednesday morning.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Northeast Florida sheriffs remove borders in fighting drugs
Union County, Fla. -- The sheriff of Union County, Brad Whitehead, lead the charge uniting sheriff's from bordering counties to put teeth in "zero Northeast Florida sheriffs remove borders in fighting drugs Union County, Fla.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Where to learn more about the county's sales tax initiative
Now that Alachua County has officially placed the transportation sales tax referendum on the November ballot, the local government is focusing on educating the public about the proposal.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Evidence shown to jury during Pedro Bravo murder trial
LIVE IN MIAMI, BEN KENNEDY LOCAL 10 NEWS. ANOTHER DAY OF TESTIMONY IN GAINESVILLE, TODAY WE ARE GETTING A LOOK AT PHOTOS TAKEN AFTER CHRISTIAN AGULAR WAS KILLED.
Erika Friman Testifies On Day Three Of Trial
Erika Friman, the girlfriend of victim Christian Aguilar, continues her testimony from yesterday during the murder trial of Pedro Bravo in courtroom 1B of the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center Wednesday, August 6, 2014.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Defense insists suspect beat but did not kill UF student from Miami
Finally facing a jury, Pedro Bravo admitted this much: Back in September 2012, he got into an argument with his former friend, University of Florida freshman Christian Aguilar, as the two sat in a sport utility vehicle.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Law & Disorder: Boy, 12, found after he went missing
A day after he went missing from a Farmers Market in Amelia Island, police have located a missing 12-year-old boy in Alachua County.