GAINESVILLE, Fla -- A Gainesville Police officer fired two shots at an 18-year-old driver who pointed a handgun at the officer during a traffic stop on Sunday. No one was hurt.


GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Last week we told you about a woman looking for the man who helped pull her family out of a car after a crash.


They were finally introduced to the nurse at UF Health Shands who became their hero.




GAINESVILLE, Fla -- Retail crime is hurting businesses and consumers across the country, but researchers are working with major retailers to help prevent loss. 



MARION COUNTY, Fla.-- Marion County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a teen shot at an Ocala park early Monday morning.


41st Annual Battle of Olustee Re-enactment

Teachers at Lincoln High School honored

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In honor of Black History Month, teachers from a historical high school in Alachua county were honored for the first time.


GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A hot air balloon could be found on the University of Florida campus for the first time Friday. The UF Bateman Team brought the balloon to Flavet Field to bring attention to their campaign for mental health awareness.




GAINESVILLE, Fla -- Law enforcement agencies across the country are using body cameras to strengthen accountability and transparency. Gainesville police officers don't have this tool, but they're hoping that will finally change. 

OCALA, Fla.-- Investigators say a registered sex offender offered a family member $10,000 dollars to plant bombs inside Target stores.


Federal agents say Mark Barnett did it in an attempt to make money off of the franchise's stock.


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