A 42-year-old woman died Wednesday morning after strong winds caused a 100-foot tree to fall onto a mobile home where she and her family lived in southwest Gainesville.
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With almost two months left until Pedro Bravo’s defense team is supposed to finish collecting depositions, the lead attorney told an Alachua County judge on Tuesday afternoon that he needed more time.
In a Broward County courtroom on Dec. 21, Seth Penalver sat quietly next to his lawyer, waiting to hear the jury’s verdict for a 1994 triple murder he claimed he didn’t commit.
A 45-year-old Callahan man died Friday morning after he was thrown from his SUV during a rollover crash two miles northwest of Waldo.
UF and Santa Fe College students can now find out if a registered sex offender or predator is at their school with the release of a new online database on Florida’s Sex Offender Registry.
About 80 people gathered Saturday at the University Auditorium for a memorial service for Christian Aguilar, where UF representatives awarded him a posthumous degree and his family announced the release of a new search-and-rescue app.
Two advertisements released by a kosher meal vendor during the Summer have sparked a legal dispute about UF Hillel’s tax exemption status in Alachua County.
The call came in the middle of the night, jolting Carlos Aguilar awake as he slept in a Beaty Towers dorm room.
A two-vehicle crash in southwest Gainesville on Sunday night sent one person to the hospital and forced city police officers to close an area of Southwest 34th Street for two hours.
As attorneys continued their analysis of evidence in the Pedro Bravo case, state prosecutors said Tuesday they expect to receive forensic analysis results on two pieces of evidence collected during last year’s Christian Aguilar murder investigation.
A Gainesville man was arrested Thursday morning after Alachua County Sheriff’s Office deputies found child pornography on his computer.
HAWTHORNE — Alachua County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a local woman Saturday night accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death.
Karen Rhodenizer probably won’t answer a telephone call in the middle of a meeting, but she will answer a text message, especially if it’s about her two sons, who both started fifth grade this week.
With the impending retirement of the Alachua County judge presiding over the Pedro Bravo case, state prosecutors said they planned to submit a motion for review by the new judge in the summer.
A Canadian man died in the hospital Wednesday night following a car accident on Interstate 75 that afternoon. Doctors from Shands at UF pronounced Edward T. Hodgins, 78, dead at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Despite his Thursday driving under the influence arrest — less than a month before the Gainesville mayoral runoff election — Mayor Craig Lowe’s campaign for re-election will continue as planned.
Incumbent Randy Wells won re-election in the City Commission District 4 race Tuesday night, but incumbent Mayor Craig Lowe and contender Ed Braddy will compete next month in a runoff election for Gainesville mayor.
Voting for the Gainesville city elections is today.
Editor's note: Thibault de Vernejoul was cleared of all charges.
A two-car crash sent three people to the hospital and caused westbound traffic near the intersection of Southwest Archer Road and Gale Lemerand Drive to shut down Friday afternoon.