The Gainesville Police Department issued a fraud warning Monday to alert people about scammers pretending to be an officer.
Jasmine Welman, 24, was last seen near UF Health Shands Hospital Monday, according to the purple alert issued by Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
While Gainesville students and residents alike felt only indirect effects from the storm, many have families further south who witnessed the full extent of the disaster.
Hurricane Ian sideswept Gainesville on the afternoon of Sept. 28, causing gusts that toppled an Oak Tree, crushing Edna Hamilton's carport, shattering the windows of her 2002 Honda Accord and blocking her front door.
The White House announced Sept. 29 its debt forgiveness plan will no longer apply to around 770,000 private loan borrowers.
With a centennial celebration underway, the University Women’s Club has some unconventional plans: the organization will be dissolved after their 100th anniversary.
Amendment 2 could dismantle the Constitution Revision Commission, a body that reviews and proposes new provisions to the state constitution every two decades.
P.K. Yonge is one of four Florida K-12 schools directly affiliated with a university, serving as its own school district. P.K. Yonge isn’t affiliated with Alachua County Public Schools and has its own superintendent. All P.K. Yonge employees carry GatorONE Cards, follow the regulations and policies set by the university and work under UF’s Board of Trustees.
Alachua County announced it is under a tropical storm watch and flood watch as of Tuesday evening.
Alachua County Public Schools announced Tuesday morning all offices and schools will be closed Wednesday through Friday in preparation for Hurricane Ian. Extracurricular activities are also canceled.
Ronald Schol Jr. is being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment, according to court records. Schol was arrested on scene and was booked into the Alachua County Jail at 5:24 Monday morning.
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.
The city of Gainesville won its first victory in what’s expected to be a prolonged battle against Florida’s anti-riot law championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Kevin Burgess, a 49-year-old Gainesville resident, was charged with DUI manslaughter and driving without a valid driver’s license.
Gainesville city commissioners voted Thursday to implement the new budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which starts Oct. 1 and ends Sept. 30, 2023. Some major changes include increased funding to improve transit methods across the city and decreased funding for the city’s publicly owned utility branch, Gainesville Regional Utilities.
3 police officers disciplined, 2 suspended following Terrell Bradley K-9 mauling conduct investigationBy Alan Halaly and Makiya Seminera | Sep. 23
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.
The Gainesville Police Department arrested a 24-year-old former caregiver Monday on two counts of elder abuse.
A 24-year-old inmate at the Alachua County Jail was found dead in his cell Tuesday afternoon. The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is conducting a two-part investigation to determine how the inmate died and if his death could have been prevented.
Alachua County Animal Resources and Care finds new director after a series of issues led to its closing and the resigning of its previous director.
About 300 mourners gathered at Eastside High School, located at 1201 SE 43rd St., Sept. 17 to remember the life of Dabien White, a 17-year-old offensive lineman at the school.