A man died after driving a pickup truck into the Gulf of Mexico at Yankeetown in Levy County early Saturday morning, reported the Florida Highway Patrol.
A Gainesville girl was killed and two women were injured Saturday afternoon in a traffic accident on Interstate 75 in Marion County.
Police briefs for Alachua County and the surrounding area for March 1, 2015
Powerful words about depression, racism, indifference, tough choices and other weighty topics were expressed with eloquence, humor and rhythm Saturday night.
With a healthier budget forecast and a newly re-elected governor, Florida lawmakers begin their annual 2015 session on Tuesday facing a familiar set of issues.
The legal battle over Affordable Care Act tax credits is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, and the outcome will affect more than 1 million people in Florida.
A fire at southwest Gainesville apartment complex that began under a television was extinguished Saturday afternoon before it had spread to other areas, reported Gainesville Fire Rescue.
Less than 10 minutes after they were introduced Friday, the five newest staff members of the Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center relieved themselves on the linoleum floor of the lobby.
Heading into the first legislative session since the approval of Amendment 1, the floodgates have opened on funding requests for water projects.
Alachua County Public Schools is tweaking end-of-year testing requirements and recommending some elementary teachers create their own final exams.