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Man Arrested for After Stabbing Roommate in Neck While Wearing Cat Suit
A shocking incident unfolded on Tuesday as a Florida man attempted to kill his roommate by stabbing him in the neck while wearing a cat onesie.
‘If you come on this side of the fence, I have something for you’: Man threatens two men with rifle, deputies say
A 55-year-old man is facing a felony charge for aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed a rifle at two men who were approaching a fence near his property in Marion County. On Wednesday, two Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 15600 block of NW 27th Avenue in Reddick...
Man from Gainesville has been charged with possession of a firearm on school grounds
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A man from Gainesville who brought an AK-47 to a preschool in Virginia will remain behind bars while his case is being heard. 32-year-old Eric Sandow has been charged with possession of a firearm on school property. Sandow has not entered a plea as of writing.
No cupcake games here: Buchholz, Bradford meet in heavyweight spring football matchup
STARKE – It might only be May, but the Buchholz and Bradford football programs wasted no time playing early December-caliber football when the Bobcats and Tornadoes met at David Hurse Stadium Thursday night for a spring game matchup. “We may be the only Final Four versus Final Four (spring)...
Florida football reveals 'Black Out The Swamp' uniforms
Florida football will debut its black uniforms on Nov. 4 against the Arkansas Razorbacks, to honor military service members for its Saluting Those Who Serve & UF Family Weekend, according to multiple reports. Head coach Billy Napier hinted at the “Black Out The Swamp” theme last May and fulfilled that...
Woman accused of shooting man outside Gainesville apartment complex
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A woman was charged with attempted murder on Tuesday after Gainesville police say she shot her boyfriend in her car. According to the arrest report, K’Twona Frazier-Barr, 30, met her boyfriend in the parking lot of the Polos Apartments, where the two were inside the vehicle for several minutes before three gunshots were fired inside.
Newberry reaches baby box fundraiser goal
The city of Newberry announced Thursday the successful fundraising for a Safe Haven Baby Box. The box, to be installed at the Newberry Fire Department, was funded by T-shirt sales and community donations. Safe Haven Baby Boxes provide a secure, anonymous option for parents in crisis situations who are surrendering...
Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center pool opening on weekends
The Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center will open the pool to the public beginning Saturday, May 27 The post Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center pool opening on weekends appeared first on Alachua Chronicle.
Florida-Georgia game to remain in Jacksonville for two more years
This year’s game is scheduled for Oct. 28.
BT Riopelle stays hot, Florida to SEC Tournament semis
No matter what happens over the next three days of the 2023 SEC Tournament, Florida catcher BT Riopelle will make the All-Tournament team. If Riopelle’s three-run, walk-off home run against Alabama on Wednesday wasn’t enough, he hit a solo shot and a go-ahead grand slam to put Florida into the tournament semifinals on Thursday. The Orange and Blue won, 6-3.
Gainesville man arrested after traffic stop turns into drug bust
BROOKSVILLE,Fla. - On Sunday, a Gainesville man, identified as Christopher Chiccarello, was arrested following a traffic stop that turned into a drug bust. At 1:45 in the afternoon, a Florida State Trooper was conducting a traffic stop on I-75 near mile marker 299 when he saw Chiccarello driving a white Lexus traveling at a high rate of speed.
GNV to cut parks, positions as budgets tighten
The city of Gainesville analyzed the budgets for five departments on Thursday as it continues walking through the budget schedule and looking for cuts. For those five departments, city staff identified $4.2 million in cuts, with only one department asking for an increase for the next fiscal year. Cuts came from 22 unfilled and 8 filled positions, along with programs like youth services and the Ironwood Golf Course. The parks and recreation department took the largest hit with a $3.1 million decrease.
Vanderbilt baseball score vs. Florida in SEC Tournament: Live updates
HOOVER, Ala. — Vanderbilt baseball won its fourth straight SEC Tournament opener Wednesday night, defeating Auburn by a score of 6-4. But Thursday's winners' bracket game will present a much bigger challenge. The No. 4 seed Commodores (38-17) will rematch with No. 1 seed Florida (43-13), which earned a...
CKWSD, WACASSASA WATER COOPERATIVE
Bronson City Commissioners met on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at the Cobb Municipal Building in Bronson, to update its two new commissioners on what events preceded their election to the commission regarding the proposed water and wastewater pipeline between Bronson and Cedar Key and the creation of the Waccasassa Water and Wastewater Cooperative.
JUCO RB JaKobi Jackson Transfers to Florida
Florida picks up junior college running back transfer JaKobi Jackson.
Full moon shining over Reddick
Check out this full moon shining over Reddick, as photographed from W Hwy 329. Thanks to Esau Giron for sharing!. Share your local photos with us at https://ocala-news.com/submit-your-photos!
Newberry Watermelon Festival crowns new queen
The annual Newberry Watermelon Festival crowned a new Watermelon Queen on Saturday. Tori Mills was crowned as the beauty pageant winner for 2023 Newberry Watermelon Festival. For a year, she will perform duties in the community. The annual agricultural event was held for the 78th year and is one of...
Why my son won’t attend a Florida college
As a first-generation college graduate, I am deeply proud of the journalism and communications degree I earned from the University of Florida (UF). That singular document not only represents four years of late nights, early mornings, countless essays, and numerous exams, but also the start of my personal and professional trajectory as a communications expert deeply invested in creating a more just and equitable society. My studies provided me with the knowledge needed to be an effective...
A man went to CIA Headquarters and said, ‘I’m here and I have a gun,’ source says. He was later arrested at a preschool with an AK-47 in his car
The suspect trespassed at a preschool and asked use the restroom before he was arrested less than 1.5 miles away from CIA Headquarters, the school said. Police said he had an AK-47 and another weapon in his car.
Gainesville Police arrest man accused of abusing 8-year-old girl
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A man accused of sexually abusing a child was arrested and booked into the Alachua County Jail. According to court records, Javier Barrios-Martinez, 25, faces a range of charges including lewd and lascivious molestation and showing obscene material to a minor. Gainesville Police Department officers say...
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