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Wednesday Jul 9 | St. Petersburg Times

Nearly two years, and no answers in Florida prison inmate's mysterious death

Nearly two years after a state prison inmate died under suspicious circumstances, the Department of Corrections has offered no reasons for his death and 10 employees suspended over the incident are still on leave and drawing full pay.


Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Raiford, FL, Gainesville, FL

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

2 Jacksonville men killed Monday in Alachua County crash with tractor-trailer

Two Jacksonville men were killed Monday when the van they were in ran into the path of a tractor-trailer rig in Alachua County.


Related Topix: Hawthorne, FL

The Miami Herald

Homeless to be evicted from Gainesville Tent City

Police say the final residents of a large Gainesville homeless encampment will be evicted after complaints of drugs and criminal activity.


Mon Jul 07, 2014


UF Health Engages Patients on Advance Directives

Through the use of Emmi Solutions' personalized and interactive multi-modal program, patients are engaged to plan ahead for their future health needs and the challenging decision making that comes with it.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Florida, Nursing

Fri Jun 27, 2014

News 4 Jax

Family seeks help solving cold case

A reward is being increased - for information that leads to an arrest in a teenager's murder.


Thu Jun 19, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Former Clearwater resident jailed in sex slavery case

Timothy Deegan, the son of a former Clearwater city commissioner who worked with the Catholic church, spent his teen years in a waterfront home on Island Estates.


Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Sun Jun 15, 2014


Florida Accountant Timothy Deegan Kept 3 Women As Sex Slaves: Cops

A Florida accountant has been accused of confining three women in his home as sex slaves, prostituting them and posting a video of himself raping at least one of the victims.


Related Topix: Drugs

Fri Jun 13, 2014

WRUF-AM Gainesville

For The Women Released After Arrest of CPA, Recovery Just Beginning

A well-known Alachua County accountant has been arrested on three counts of human trafficking and could face up to 90 years in prison.


Related Topix: Drugs

Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Raw Story

Successful Florida accountant arrested for holding three women as sex slaves

A successful certified public account in Gainesville, Florida was arrested last week on charges related to his alleged enslavement of three women in his expensive suburban home.


Related Topix: Gainesville, FL, Drugs