Gainesville, FL -- The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral on the internet. People from all around the world from celebrities to politicians agree to have a bucket of icy water dumped on their head.



Residents See Slow Change at Hammock Oaks

Newberry, FL -- Residents of a North Central Florida apartment complex are dealing with shattered roofs that haven't been fixed for months, driving them out and making room for mold.



LEVY COUNTY -An elderly woman and her great granddaughter are dead after an early morning house fire in Levy County.


Officials have yet to determine the cause of the fire but they do not suspect foul play.


Residents Living In Hazardous Conditions

Gainesville, Florida -- They're hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.

A notice of violation has been issued for several apartments in the Aviara apartment complex in southeast Gainesville.

Do Women Know Enough About Their Health?

GAINESVILLE -- Ranging from heart disease to mental health no matter what race, ethnicity, or age there's something every womAn should worry about.


In north central florida the leading killers for women are heart disease and cancer.

"Wiles Hero's" Anti-Bullying Program

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Alachua County School Board has approved more than 720 thousand dollars to help pay for Sheriff's Deputies to work 26 different schools. School resource officers do much more than just patrol the hallways. 
ANTHONY---A dog who has recovered from a brutal beating back in April has now been given a new leash on life.
MARION COUNTY---Detectives say this is now a suspicious death investigation.
The body was found in a wooded area north of Fort McCoy by workers at Sleepy Creek Lands on Monday.

Skull Found in Marion County

MARION COUNTY -- Marion County Sheriff's Office is investigating a human skull found in a yard near Fort McCoy.
           According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, the skull was found in a wooded area on a property on County Road 315.

Bike Thefts on the Rise

GAINESVILLE - Bike thefts are up 60%...meaning you are now four times as likely to have your bike stolen as you car.



And some places right here in North Central Florida are seeing the same trend.




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