UF alum named the new U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida

UF alum named the new U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida

There is a new federal prosecutor in North Florida, and he's a Gator

Bradford Co. Deputies investigating incident at Harvey's Supermarket

The Bradford County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help. Deputies released these photos on their Facebook page.

Man shot three times in Alachua armed robbery, walks to gas station for help

Alachua Police officers responded to the Circle K on Northwest U.S. Highway 441 in reference to a person shot. Once officers arrived they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. After an investigation, officers found out that the victim and two other passengers were traveling from the Waffle House in Alachua to the area of Northwest 147 Lane and NW 134 Terrace.

WCJB to air National Anthem every day

WCJB and Gray Television stations across the country will begin airing the national anthem each day.

Farm Fact: America's favorite veggie the potato

The potato is one of America's most popular vegetables. Each year, Americans eat an average of 125 pounds of potatoes per person. June is the peak of Florida's potato season, with a 90-day growing cycle the harvest period is from late January through June. Growing potatoes in Florida produces different commercial varieties from those grown in other parts of the country. Most U.S. growers produce russet potatoes. This variety does not grow well in Florida because it can take up to four months to produce tubers. Florida's most popular varieties are White Potatoes, the LaChipper, Sebago and the Yukon Gold. Also, Red Potatoes, the Red LaSoda and the LaRouge. A 100-foot row can produce from 150 to 300 pounds of potatoes depending on the variety and the year.

Wildfire burning in Florida Everglades near major interstate

A wildfire burning in the Florida Everglades has given some commuters a smoky ride home along Interstate 75 in an area called Alligator Alley. Florida Forest Service officials confirmed lightning started the wildfire Sunday night and that it's now burning over 17,000 acres (6,900 hectares) just north of the busy interstate and a few miles west of a state highway.

85 arrested in Hillsborough County human trafficking sting

85 people have now been charged as part of Operation Trade Secrets, a human trafficking sting conducted by the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office.