At a forum Monday night, a group made up of local black leaders and business owners questioned Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan and city commissioners on how effectively they have been serving the black community.
A Shands employee was kidnapped from a UF parking garage Thursday night, placed in the trunk of a car and dropped off uninjured at a local Wal-Mart later that night, according to a University Police Department news release.
Head hung, hands clasped loosely on the table in front of him, Austin John Wright?s hazel eyes peered down at his lap. He waited anxiously for the hearing to begin, knowing that in a matter of hours, he might be trading in his neatly pressed slacks for a jumpsuit and a pair of handcuffs.
Most people probably don't remember a time when the homeless in Gainesville were turned away from churches and left with nothing. A time before multiple student and community groups advocated for the homeless. Carmen Caudron remembers.
People convicted of certain felonies can already tow your car, and soon they may be able to drive your taxi or limo as well.
Florida's 11 universities may soon face more specific performance goals that could help guide the state's funding decisions.
Before Thanksgiving, the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank, low on food, put a call out to Gainesville citizens for donations.
Last April, demolition was finally completed to make way for high-rise condos on the northwest corner of West University Avenue and 13th Street.
With the chill of winter approaching, the homeless of Gainesville may be left out in the cold, but help is on the way.
It was 1969 when Jay Herron was raped for the first time in a detention-center bathroom.
As puppies wearing bandannas wriggled around and kittens meowed for attention, onlookers decided if they should add to their families.
Gainesville will honor one of its fallen police officers Friday by naming part of a street for him.