Alachua County Sheriff’s Office received 132 calls to the apartment site since May 2019.
The man accused of raping a woman at Gainesville Place Apartments and kidnapping another woman near UF campus last September will not stand trial until a judge deems him mentally competent.
A sculpture dedicated to a Gainesville activist and African American studies professor will replace a confederate soldier statue that used to sit downtown.
The start of hit-and-run awareness month brings concerning news: fatalities from hit-and-runs have risen in Florida since 2018. In 2021, there was about a 17% increase of total hit-and-run crashes, about an 18% increase of fatalities and a 20% increase of all serious injuries compared to 2020, the Feb. 1 FLHSMV press release said.
A 49-year-old Hawthorne woman was hit by a tractor-trailer as she was standing by a mailbox on U.S. Route 301 near Northeast 78th Place, according to a Florida Highway Patrol press release released Wednesday.
Students from Gainesville and Duhok, Iraq, worked together on an art submission through a virtual exchange program.
The annual College Destination Index by the American Institute for Economic Research ranked Gainesville the fifth small metro area in the country for 2013-2014.