Toddler drowns in Ocala

OCALA, FLA- A toddler drowned in Ocala over the weekend. 


Police said that 20-month-old Manuel Macardo was found floating facedown in his packyard pool on Saturday. 


GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The earthquake in Nepal is being felt all the way here, in North Central Florida. Members of the Nepalese Student Association at U.F. are reaching out to people in the community, trying to raise money to send back to Nepal.

Diver dies at NCF spring

HIGH SPRINGS, Fla. -- Police are investigating a Pennsylvania man's death while diving at Ginnie Springs.


According to police, 68-year-old Robert Jurich was diving Sunday afternoon at "Devil's Eye" caves with a friend.


Man arrested for lewd behavior

A man is behind bars this morning after exposing himself to a minor and two others.


Police say 28 year-old Emmanuel Cole was caught urinating on a building next to the home of one of the victims.


GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Tablets and smartphones are changing the way readers are getting their content but one book sale in North Central Florida is bringing out hundreds of book lovers to help raise money for local libraries.

Car show raises money for student veterans


GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- According to the National Institute of Health, about 1 in 4 adults are diagnosed with mental disorders. Recent data shows women are nearly twice as likely to suffer from major depression than men.


UF Suspends Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity

Gainesville, Fla. -- The Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity at the University of Florida is now suspended. The school announced the punishment on Friday, calling it a "teaching moment" for all of it's students.



Congressman Yoho and Mica in town

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- City leaders say one stretch of roadway in North Central Florida is the missing piece to an expansion project that's 15 years in the making.


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