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A White Springs teen suspected of fatally shooting her 16-year-old brother was convicted of a lesser burglary charge Thursday.
The man who died in a Wednesday fire in the Kirkwood subdivision in southwest Gainesville has been identified as the owner of the home, Thomas David Oakland, 75, and police are now investigating the case as a homicide due to information found during the autopsy.
The Alachua County Value Adjustment Board voted 4-0 Thursday to uphold a special magistrate’s recommendation to deny the Chamber’s property tax exemption on the grounds that the Chamber does not provide a predominantly charitable function.
A recent study led by two UF Health doctors detailed the health advantages for patients with private insurance.
After months of cold weather, Gainesville is finally getting a hint of spring. With the new season comes a recovering economy and rebounding housing market.
For at least two decades, drivers found out the hard way where Waldo is.
Gainesville firefighters used hydraulic rescue tools to lift a van off a child’s arm following a traffic crash on East University Avenue Thursday morning.
The Gainesville City Commission will hold its regular meeting starting at 1 p.m. today, although one of the most interesting items on the agenda won’t come up until the board reconvenes in the evening.
By piecing together the days before the toddler’s death, GPD investigators suspect he was fed morphine to calm him down.
A security guard at the O’Connell Center was arrested early Wednesday morning after he was accused of leaving his cellphone under a chair to shoot video in a dressing room for the Dazzlers, the University of Florida’s dance team.
Jules Gollner, owner of White Apron Catering, has announced her retirement, but will be staying busy by developing specialty foods.
Radha Allard was cooking up a Korean-inspired vegan Philly — tempeh instead of beef — late Wednesday afternoon in her new home and slathering on the praise as she slathered a Sriracha-based mustard on the sandwich.
Artie Guy, known for his Artie’s Tempeh product at local eateries, is set to resurrect his own restaurant.
Governor Rick Scott praised the work that Gloria W. Fletcher performed on behalf of children Wednesday as speaker after speaker honored the Gainesville attorney during her funeral service at Trinity United Methodist Church.