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Police agencies should take complaints of bias seriously and can save themselves a lot of trouble by acknowledging it and taking steps to stem it.
Along with an increased call load and a growing number of trips that have taken Alachua County Fire Rescue’s ambulances far outside its coverage map, the amount of time paramedics wait in hospital emergency rooms also is on the rise.
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare has received a federal grant to establish an Affordable Care Act navigator program.
The recent spike in robberies have been the major drag on Gainesville crime, which overall has been dropping in 2015 as it has the past few years.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has again rejected a Georgia group’s challenge to a DEP permit for the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline.
A longtime Alachua County educator will be assigned to a brand-new position after she filed a complaint against Superintendent Owen Roberts alleging he didn’t hire her for a different position because he was seeking a male for the role.
List of entertainment events for this weekend in and around Gainesville.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission unanimously approved changes to loosen the no-wake zone rules for boats on the Santa Fe River at a meeting Thursday in Fort Lauderdale.
The retailer opened quietly Tuesday as the company is instead promoting its grand opening event on Sept. 12.
Seniors looking for a way to get to the grocery store, visit friends or just have a night out on the town can soon tap into a modern method of getting to their destination.
AAA Auto Club urges drivers to plan ahead and designate a driver, grab a cab or stay put if they intend to drink alcohol over the Labor Day weekend.
The United Way of North Central Florida is launching a free texting service in Alachua County and beyond that will help students stay tuned in to college deadlines through their smartphones, the agency said in a news release Thursday.
A Gainesville man was arrested early Thursday morning on allegations he sent threatening text messages to a former girlfriend and damaged a window at her home, according to an arrest report.
For decades, the lobby of the old Alachua County Courthouse has been the place where area residents would gather to bid on foreclosed property, hoping to snap up a deal.
Gainesville residents itching to get back to Cofrin Nature Park must wait a bit longer.