Three days after the man who was mauled by a Gainesville Police Department K-9 was released from jail, the new police chief suspended the dog involved in the incident.
The Stop the Violence Back to School Rally will present parents and students with backpacks, school supplies and safety lessons in the Santa Fe College gymnasium Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.
Alachua County Public Works began construction on a new trail along Archer Road July 14, nine days after a man allegedly sexually harassed a woman on the popular nearby Hawthorne Trail.
A UF College of Music graduate from Kharkiv, Ukraine, raised more than $1,000 in donations to help Ukrainian musicians by gliding her fingers across Oak Hammock retirement community’s piano in two concerts this past week.
Gainesville Police arrested four Gainesville residents, including a man defending his home, in connection to a home invasion that led to the death of a woman this week.
Police served a warrant to 30-year-old Clovis Watson IV early Thursday morning at the Alachua County jail. The court released Watson on the condition he not drive without a valid license.
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.
Four Gainesville men face charges after a drive-by shooting downtown early Sunday.
This summer, ACPS trained about 2,700 employees in youth mental health, and more employees will complete this training before the school year begins.
About 200 people gathered at the Santa Fe Blount Center, located at 401 NW 6th St., to demonstrate their anger and demand change after a Gainesville Police Department K-9 allegedly mutilated Bradley’s eye.
SweetBerries temporarily closed Sunday, but the new restaurant location will replace the now-closed Fletcher’s Cocktail Lounge at Fifth Avenue and Sixth Street, and a potential on-campus location may open sooner.
The League of Women Voters hosted the exclusive forum to allow about 80 retirement community residents to hear mayoral, city commission and school board candidates speak on topics from climate change to single-family zoning.
Scott’s career with GPD began in 1985 and continued until he started working in Tallahassee law enforcement in 2014. He returned to serve as GPD’s assistant chief of police in 2020.
Gainesville police arrested a man for allegedly murdering a Gainesville woman at a hotel about two miles from UF’s campus this weekend.
Gainesville police are investigating a shooting that happened outside the Clarence R. Kelly Center Friday.
The alleged criminal activity occurred in a five year period from April 2017 to May 2022. The racketeering offenses include murder, attempted murder, robbery, burglary, drug possession and battery. Eight of the 11 defendants were indicted for firearm or ammunition possession by a delinquent.