A year ago, the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement reverberated around the world. Petitions, social media campaigns and demonstrations called for attention to racial equality within local law enforcement and university campuses. Now, The Alligator is checking in on how much progress has been made in Gainesville.
Two people were shot in a drive-by Monday night at the 1200 block of Southeast 19th Terrace near the Gainesville Vineyard church, prompting the Gainesville Police Department to address local gun violence.
At about 10 p.m., Gainesville Police Department officers responded to several calls about shots fired at the Eighth Avenue Food Store located at 1634 NE Eighth Ave. by the Gainesville Community Holiness Church.
A bridge in Northeast Alachua County collapsed on July 7 after enduring flooding from Tropical Storm Elsa, and the county is unable to fix it.
The Gainesville Police Department arrested a man Thursday in connection with a hit-and-run car crash that killed UF student Maggie Paxton in December.
Going off to college can mean leaving things behind, including family, friends and pets, which may lead to homesickness, but former and current students have advice about how to have an enjoyable college experience
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office found 13-year-old Delia Young’s body on Wednesday after she had been reported missing on May 16.