Friday Mar 7
WINK-TV Fort Myers
Fla. teen shot by grandfather during argument
Authorities say a north Florida teenager is in critical condition after his grandfather shot him during an argument.
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Friday Mar 7
Pedestrian killed in Alachua County
ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Alachua County Thursday night in the area of State Road 121, just north of County Road 346.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Alachua County's annual report for 2013 is out
Alachua County government has released its annual report for 2013, which gives a brief rundown of what each department accomplished.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Task force: Drug smugglers used local warehouse, big rigs to transport massive amounts of cannabis
A local drug task force says four people arrested for trafficking drugs were getting the contraband from Mexico.
The Florida Times-Union
Retired Jacksonville police officer killed in Tuesday crash in Alachua County
A 52-year-old Clay County man and retired Jacksonville police officer was killed Tuesday in a crash about 2:45 p.m. in Alachua County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
DCF worker accused of using drugs with teen
An employee with the Department of Children and Families was arrested Friday in Gainesville after he allegedly started a relationship with a 16-year-old that centered on drug usage.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Controversial Scores Put Numbers On North Central Florida Teachers' Success
The superintendent of Putnam County's school district, Phyllis Criswell , and school board attorney Jim Padgett , sit during a school board meeting.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Opposition to Transportation Sales Tax Rides BRT in Gainesville
The Alachua County Commission and the Gainesville City Commission are considering a countywide referendum to raise sales tax revenue for transportation projects.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Ida Daniels rises in school career in Hamilton
Jasper - Hamilton County resident Ida Lue Daniels has seen her share of racial inequality growing up in the Deep South, but has gone on to great heights of success in her career.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Island Packet
Hilton Head man charged with seeking sex with Fla. girl, 14
A 28-year-old Hilton Head Island man who is a drummer in a touring musical ensemble was charged Wednesday in Florida with trying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl, according to a sheriff report.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
News 4 Jax
Family of Tiffany Sessions still without answers
The family of Tiffany Sessions is still holding out hope that they will learn the truth about what happened to her 25 years ago.
News 4 Jax
Sessions' brother talks about case
Missing woman Tiffany Sessions' family is still holding out hope that they will learn the truth of what happened to her.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
After 28 rounds, Daniel Samraj clinches Regional Spelling Bee with 'charlatan'
The three top finishers in the 2014 Regional Spelling Bee were third place finisher Jack Duarte from Columbia County, second place was Aubrey Townsend from Clay County, and top finisher Daniel Samraj from Alachua County at the end of Saturday morning's competition.
Gainesville man accused of string of thefts after loitering arrest
A Gainesville man arrested Friday on suspicion of loitering downtown near The Gelato Company is now accused of a burglary and grand theft earlier that day.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
County Comm. candidate Ken Cornell won't accept corporations' contributions
In a news release sent out earlier this month, County Commission candidate Ken Cornell, who is running for the District 4 seat presently filled by Commissioner Susan Baird, stated he wouldn't accept campaign money from corporations, political action committees, or people who have business before the commission.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Criticism of Rick Scott's decision to suppress the vote at UF mounts
Not too long ago, any effort to change election law that seemed to restrict or lessen voting rights would have been tantamount to political suicide, regardless of which party was attempting the change.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
SRWMD Governing Board approves $765,000 worth of key springs protection and restoration projects
The Suwannee River Water Management District Governing Board on Feb. 11 approved several agreements totaling approximately $765,000 to implement cooperative springs protection and restoration projects in key locations throughout the District.
Man tries to get dog to bite bystanders by kicking and punching dog
A man, who bystanders described as "drugged out," was allegedly observed kicking, punching and choking his dog in Gainesville, Fla., reported Tuesday's publication of the Gainesville Sun.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Facing South Florida: The Search for Tiffany Sessions
Her body has never been found. Detectives have just identified the prime suspect in this cold case.