An older man died following a crash on West University Avenue Monday afternoon — less than two weeks after a crash on the same road sent five to the hospital and killed a UF student.
Gainesville Police implemented Gator STEP, while the city commission passed a traffic safety plan that includes creating a task force to provide short-term safety solutions on University Avenue, including a speed limit reduction, barriers and flashing lights at intersections.
After two UF students died from car crashes in less than two months, the Gainesville Police Department announced its traffic safety program Gator STEP.
After the DOJ's investigation uncovered years of inmate abuse at Lowell Correctional Institute, some – including former inmates – are calling for the prison's warden to resign.
Two adolescents were shot and killed Saturday evening in what ACSO believes to be a murder-suicide. A woman was also shot and transported to the hospital with critical injuries.
Gainesville police are searching for a suspect involved in three armed robberies that occurred within the same hour near University Avenue Sunday night. Police believe the same suspect committed all three robberies.
Temperatures in Gainesville reached 32 degrees Fahrenheit Tuesday, and are expected to drop further throughout December. To help residents get through inclement weather circumstances, Gainesville has programs and mechanisms to prepare people and keep them safe.
Senator Bill Nelson and Cory Booker both urged young people to vote
Hundreds of people gathered at The Villages, a massive retirement community west of Orlando, on Saturday to hear Vice President Mike Pence's campaign speech.