Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

GPD: Man abused minors

Mickie Anderson @MickieAnderson Wednesday Jun 13, 2018 at 10:29 AM Orson Jay Hutton, 50, was charged with two counts of child abuse and a count of resisting a law enforcement officer A Gainesville man was arrested Tuesday night after beating a mino...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Bronson man dies in crash

Deborah Strange @DeborahJStrange Wednesday Jun 13, 2018 at 9:15 AM Jun 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM Beethoven Lenar Perry, 61, died in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon on State Road 24. A Bronson man died in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday afte...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Woman’s shop honors husband’s memory

Cindy Bevilacqua's shop in downtown Gainesville is filled with items her late husband — an avid collector of everything — picked up during their 35-year marriage. A black novelty license plate with rainbow-colored letters reading “I’m a Toys ‘R’ Us...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Youth Summit meets with law enforcement officers

During the traffic stop session, the teens learned to properly respond to law enforcement commands, the importance of not being distracted while driving and wearing seat belts. The side of a road during a traffic stop is not the time or place to arg...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Two seriously injured in crash on SW 122nd St.

Cindy Swirko @CindySwirko Tuesday Jun 12, 2018 at 5:18 PM Jun 12, 2018 at 5:28 PM FHP troopers are citing the driver for careless driving. Two Newberry residents traveling in a Toyota Yaris were hospitalized with serious injuries Tuesday morning af...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Scammers pose as sheriff's official

Deborah Strange @DeborahJStrange Tuesday Jun 12, 2018 at 11:53 AM Jun 12, 2018 at 12:36 PM Scammers will call individuals impersonating the sheriff's chief deputy before demanding money. Scammers are impersonating Alachua County Sheriff Office’s ch...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Swamped horse rescue farm seeks foster homes

Thanks to all the recent rain, much of the Horse Protection Association of Florida's farm looks like a marsh. Wet feet and horses don't mix. Excess moisture can turn sturdy hooves spongy and cause a host of skin problems. Thanks to all the recent ra...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Deputies: Citra man solicited underage sex

Deborah Strange @DeborahJStrange Monday Jun 11, 2018 at 3:57 PM Jun 11, 2018 at 4:43 PM Richard Alonzo Lewis sent graphic photos to a detective posing as a 13-year-old and asked for photos in return. A Citra man was arrested Monday after sending le...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Homeless efforts on city-county agenda

Cleveland Tinker @ClevelandTinker Monday Jun 11, 2018 at 3:44 PM Jun 11, 2018 at 3:53 PM Alachua County and Gainesville leaders will meet to discuss options for reducing homelessness. The meeting is set for 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Grace Knight Con...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Fest 17 announces second wave of bands

Andrew Caplan @AACaplan Monday Jun 11, 2018 at 11:10 AM Jun 11, 2018 at 11:56 AM Some of the bands announced include The Menzingers, The Flatliners, The Get Up Kids, The Lawrence Arms, Masked Intruder and Mustard Plug. As promised, Gainesville’s bi...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Trey Burton: Family. Faith. And football.

Former Gators tight end and Super Bowl LII hero gives readers a glimpse at the wildly busy life of an NFL player ... and this is just the offseason You may remember Trey Burton from that nifty 1-yard touchdown pass he completed to Eagles' quarterbac...