The Gainesville man who was mauled by a Gainesville Police Department K-9 in July 2022 while fleeing a traffic stop changed his not guilty plea Tuesday and was sentenced to a year in prison.
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A man was killed in a downtown Gainesville shooting Saturday morning, according to a press release from the Gainesville Police Department.
A Gainesville resident died in a motorcycle accident early Monday morning.
A male pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle outside of the Seagle Building Friday evening.
UF announced its monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole ahead of its predicted landfall on Florida’s east coast Wednesday night.
A pedestrian was hit and killed by two different vehicles Friday morning on Southwest Archer Road.
2 Gainesville men charged with human trafficking for forcing homeless woman to have sex with multiple menBy Lily Kino | Oct. 5
Kevarius King, 20, and Justin Hoyt, 25, are accused of coercing a woman to perform sexual acts for about two weeks at Safe Hands Group Home, located at 1221 NW 31st Ave. They are each being held on a $250,000 bail at the Alachua County Jail.
Jasmine Welman, 24, was last seen near UF Health Shands Hospital Monday, according to the purple alert issued by Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
As of 8 p.m. Sunday, the National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Ian maintains maximum sustained wind speeds of 60 mph and is expected to reach major hurricane strengths Monday night. AccuWeather said the storm could reach Category 4 wind speeds between 130 and 156 mph.
Kevin Burgess, a 49-year-old Gainesville resident, was charged with DUI manslaughter and driving without a valid driver’s license.
3 police officers disciplined, 2 suspended following Terrell Bradley K-9 mauling conduct investigationBy Alan Halaly and Makiya Seminera | Sep. 23, 2022
Five Gainesville Police Department officers were disciplined after they were found to have violated department conduct rules as result of an internal investigation released Friday.
Gainesville Police Department officers responded to a written message on a whiteboard in the facility, located at 2121 NW 67th Place near Northside Park off of U.S. Route 441, around 9 a.m., GPD Chief Inspector Jamie Kurnick said. The message indicated the presence of a bomb in the building.
Ledrick Lataurus Ferguson, 48, and Kayla Shelynn Carter, 34, were charged with manslaughter, unsafe storage of a firearm and three counts of neglect Wednesday, court documents show. The neglect charges refer to two of their other young children who were present at the time of the shooting.
The 84-member union of dispatchers, flight paramedics and ground paramedics will bargain with UF Health for higher wages and industry-standard training as it negotiates its first contract.
Zhishen Wang, a 27-year-old UF pharmaceutical sciences graduate student, was arrested for assaulting an acquaintance July 8 at Corry Village Apartments — UF’s graduate and family housing behind the campus’ bat houses — according to a UPD arrest report.