Around the Region for Wednesday, Sept. 24 in Gainesville, Fla.
The Florida Department of Children and Families and local law enforcement were told that Don C. Spirit had guns in his home last year, but nothing was done about it.
On the surface, it appears that the dispersants used to break up the 200 million gallons of oil spilled following the Deepwater Horizon explosion of 2010 did their job.
At least three families were left homeless this morning after a blaze damaged an apartment building at Majestic Oaks off Southwest 20th Avenue.
Gainesville and University of Florida police detectives gathered enough details to create a composite sketch of a man who may know more about the three women who were attacked about two weeks ago.
Don C. Spirit used a .45-caliber handgun to fatally shoot his six young grandchildren and his adult daughter, but it was still unclear why he did it.
The Alachua County Commission has narrowed its list of candidates, with hopefuls hailing from as far away as Texas and Washington state.
A record number of American crocodile hatchlings were counted in Everglades National Park this year, providing hope that restoration efforts are helping the once-endangered species, researchers said Tuesday.
UF received a donation from IBM Tuesday that will help push it toward its pre-eminence goal of becoming a leading institution in Big Data research.
Five things happening in and around Gainesville, Fla., on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.