A year ago, the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement reverberated around the world. Petitions, social media campaigns and demonstrations called for attention to racial equality within local law enforcement and university campuses. Now, The Alligator is checking in on how much progress has been made in Gainesville.
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Two people were shot in a drive-by Monday night at the 1200 block of Southeast 19th Terrace near the Gainesville Vineyard church, prompting the Gainesville Police Department to address local gun violence.
One person is dead and four others were injured after a drive-by shooting Sunday night.
The Gainesville Police Department is actively searching for a suspect who stole from three Gainesville schools.
A bridge in Northeast Alachua County collapsed on July 7 after enduring flooding from Tropical Storm Elsa, and the county is unable to fix it.
A 60-year-old man robbed a bank Tuesday after threatening to use a bomb.
When Stefanie Alvarez talks about her boyfriend, Moises Rodan, she emphasizes his empathy.
The Gainesville Police Department arrested a man Thursday in connection with a hit-and-run car crash that killed UF student Maggie Paxton in December.
Macayla Bricarell’s cat, Lucy, may be sassy, but that’s exactly what the 22-year-old UF alumna missed about her cat when she was in Gainesville.
A shooting at a party left five teens injured Thursday night.
A suspect was found dead in his burning home after Alachua County Sheriff Office deputies shot at him for threatening them.
A small building at 810 NW Eighth Street caught fire Sunday.
A rear-end car collision on Northwest 39th Avenue next to Publix left one person dead Saturday.
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office found 13-year-old Delia Young’s body on Wednesday, June 2 after she had been reported missing on May 16.
A 22-year-old male who fatally shot another man at the Swamp Car Wash at 912 E University Ave May 22 was charged with second degree murder Tuesday.
A motorcyclist died after crashing into a car at the intersection of Northeast 13th Street and East University Avenue on Sunday.
Four months of boycotts, occupations and protests for local, sustainable and ethical food at UF failed to win local activists a seat on the committee negotiating UF’s next food provider contract.
A car plowed through the front entrance of Sohao Street Fare Cafe at 3045 SW 34th Street on May 17, leaving three people with minor injuries, one of whom was taken to the hospital.
Nearly half of all law enforcement agencies in the United States require officers to wear a body camera. Soon, the Alachua County Sheriff's Office will join them.
One person is dead after a one-vehicle crash on West University Avenue Saturday.