SWAT Team Storms Home, Finds Father Dead

LAKE CITY---A father is dead after the SWAT team was called out to a Lake City home.

 

 

Police say neighbors reported hearing loud pops from the home on northwest Gwen Lake Boulevard.

 

 

ALACHUA COUNTY---They've gone down Thunder Alley and Lover's Lane, now they've finally hit the end of the road.

 

 

The end of the ASPCA sponsored $100,000 Rachael Ray Challenge has come.

 

 

Inmate Found Dead in Jail Hours After Arrest

MARION COUNTY---Investigators are looking into an inmate death at the Marion County Jail.

 

 

48-year old Mark Beekman was arrested Saturday by Ocala Police and booked into the jail at about 4 p.m. on battery charges.

 

 

GAINESVILLE---September is National Hunger Action Month-- if you want to show your support, make sure to wear orange!

 

 

Joining us in the studio to explain more on the topic is Marsha Conwell from the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank.

 

 

Two Rape Attempts Near UF Campus

GAINESVILLE - Police say a man in Gainesville attempted to rape a young woman near the University of Florida campus during the gator game Saturday night. He then attempted to commit the same crime several hours later with another victim, not too far away.

  
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The U.S. Coast Guard says that authorities have recovered the body one person following an apparent small plane crash less than one mile from St. Petersburg's Albert Whitted Airport.
    

Police Looking for Man After Machete Attack

ORLANDO, Fla. - Police in Holly Hill are searching for a man it says attacked his friend with a machete.
    
Reports say that police responded to a call to a residence Saturday night after a call about a man being attacked.
    

Pompano Man Stabbed Roommate 25 Times

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - A Pompano Beach man is in jail on a second-degree murder charge after police say he stabbed his roommate more than 25 times during an argument.
    

GAINESVILLE - College football season is here. And that means one thing-- Gainesville residents are decking out the orange and blue to represent their favorite team. Despite Saturday's game being rained out, certain businesses in town are still winning.

 

ALACHUA COUNTY - To be or not to be. Alachua County released a 137 page report on the proposed plum creek plan this afternoon. A company called Plum Creek Timberlands which owns about 60,000 acres of land in eastern Alachua County wants to start building on part of it.

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