Robert Hendrix was executed at 6:21 p.m. Wednesday for the double murder of his cousin and his cousin's wife more than 24 years ago in Lake County.
The crime rate in Alachua County dropped 9.4 percent in 2013, with all major local law enforcement agencies showing drops in the rate of violent and nonviolent offenses, according to a report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
A San Mateo toddler was killed Tuesday night in a hit-and-run near Palatka after troopers say he wandered into the road and was struck by an unidentified driver.
A Gainesville doctor who was subject to a years-long federal investigation has been charged with 210 counts of health care fraud and money laundering.
Curiosity drove Gainesville resident Derek Fawcett to sign up to receive a Google Glass Explorer Edition, plunking down $1,500 for the experimental computer headset.
The Alachua County Clerk of Court's Office is currently sorting through the rules about who gets access to what online records and requirements for the electronic records access.
After months of deliberations and debate, the Gainesville City Commission will not challenge the proposed environmental protections for the Lower Santa Fe.
Electronic boarding passses have arrived at Gainesville Regional Airport, allowing fliers to check in for flights through their mobile phones.
The former mayor of Hampton was found guilty by a jury Tuesday night on charges of possession and sale of drugs.
Alachua County Public Schools had its most successful FluMist program to date this year.