ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. -- Thursday was day two of an intensive search for a missing Gainesville woman.

OCALA, Fla.-- Marion County Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help after an Ocala man admits to sexually battering a 17-year-old.


The details are a bit graphic.



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GPD: Brim believed to be dead

ORANGE HEIGHTS, Fla. -- Multiple law enforcement agencies are on the scene at State Road 26 and US 301.



Voter registration deadline approaching

Are you a registered voter?

Tuesday February 16th is the last day to register to vote for March 15th's presidential primary and Gainesville's city election.

You have to be registered with a political party to vote in the primary.

Students mourn loss of UF physics professor

UF Students and staff are mourning the loss of physics professor, Steven Detweiler. 

The 68-year-old was found unresponsive early Monday in a bathroom on campus. UPD says he went for a run that morning and he likely suffered from cardiac arrest.

Jump Rope for Heart

Students and staff at Alachua's Irby Elementary didn't let the cold temperatures stop them from participating in this year's Jump Rope for Heart.

School leaders say they hope to raise more than $6,000 in this annual fundraiser for the American Heart Association.

Two arrested for cigarette theft

Two Marion County men have been arrested for stealing and reselling nearly 900 packs of cigarettes worth more than $25,000.

Deputies say 50-year-old Miguel Nales and 45-year-old Juan Velez have been stealing the cigarettes from the Winn-Dixie on Ocala's N.Highway 441 since Ocober.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --  State attorney Bill Cervone is reviewing claims that two county commissioners violated Florida's sunshine law.



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