GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has landed a third transfer in the last three months by signing former Cleveland State point guard Tyree Appleby.
What state is the nation’s top watermelon producer?
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Summer means relaxing by the pool, barbeques and refreshing slices of watermelon and no one produces more of this favorite summertime fruit than Florida.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Florida man wasn't looking for love when he lured his robbery victims through online dating applications.
Alachua County beekeepers struggle against mites
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A recent national survey of beekeepers showed a significant loss rate of colonies, which may impact the future of commercial beekeeping.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The police dispatcher's voice filled the crowded corner of the cemetery, calling for a Georgia deputy's response. Listeners Thursday knew the answer would never...
Family dog attacks, kills 3-week-old girl in Georgia
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Officials in Georgia say a dog fatally bit a 3-week-old girl while she was resting in a bedroom.
News outlets report the husky, a family pet, bit the infant Tuesday...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A funeral is planned Thursday for a Georgia sheriff's deputy who was gunned down in a shootout northeast of Atlanta.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Law officers charged one man with murder and arrested three other suspects after a Georgia sheriff's deputy was gunned down in a Sunday night shootout northeast of...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia sheriff's deputy killed in a shootout (all times local):
A Georgia sheriff says all four suspects wanted in connection with...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The University of Florida's most famous cheerleader has died.
George Edmondson Jr., better known as Mr. Two Bits while riling up crowds at Florida home games for 60...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida power forward Isaiah Stokes, the younger brother of former Tennessee standout Jarnell Stokes, is transferring after two years of injuries and...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Officials continue searching for the body of a missing Atlanta man they say jumped into Lake Lanier to help a friend who was having trouble swimming.
A 14-foot jawbone of endangered whale discovered
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An almost 14-foot (4-meter) jawbone believed to be from a right whale is now in a museum after a boater spotted it on a barrier island off Florida's Atlantic...
Gay couple taking home 2 sons born through surrogacy
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The last leg of a long journey to fatherhood — made possible through a Northeast Georgia surrogate — has begun for a European gay couple.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff says a domestic violence call ended in tragedy with a man shooting his 2-year-old son and then himself.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Virginia Tech forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. is transferring to Florida and will be eligible to play immediately.
Sinkhole shuts down parts of I-75 in Florida
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Parts of busy Interstate 75 have been shut down in Florida after a sinkhole opened up.
The southbound lanes were shut down just in time for rush hour traffic Friday....
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a couple in northern Florida routinely beat and shocked their two adopted children with what appears to be stun guns.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The University of Florida wants to embark on a growth spurt.
Florida's flagship university is hoping to spend around $2.2 billion in the next decade.
School bus driver accused of molesting young girl
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 27-year-old school bus driver is accused of molesting a young girl in Florida.
Gainesville police said in an arrest report that John Albert Martin was arrested...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A California real estate agent and self-proclaimed "super fan" says he's extended an offer to buy the Florida home of rock legend Tom Petty.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Alexander Key sat in composer Jack Gallagher's office in his first week at the College of Wooster in Ohio. Key had chosen music composition over a promising career...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A hungry alligator crashed a picnic date by a Florida lake and gobbled down an entire bowl of guacamole.
Taylor Forte had planned a picnic Thursday for her fiancé...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is returning to school for his sophomore year, a move that should have a positive impact on the Gators next season.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia gubernatorial candidate who campaigned in a "deportation bus" has pleaded guilty to falsely reporting that computer servers were stolen from his...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say two people have drowned in unrelated incidents on Lake Lanier over the busy Memorial Day weekend.
News outlets report 30-year-old Reginald Terrell...
GAINESVILLE, Texas (AP) — Investigators now say the bodies found in a burning car on a remote North Texas road were the children of a man later found dead nearby.
GAINESVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man sought in the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a burning car in North Texas has himself been found dead.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Colorado have scheduled a home-and-home series beginning in 2028.
The schools announced the agreement Wednesday. Most of the players who will take part...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida defensive back Brian Edwards has been released from the Alachua County Jail after being arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A sophisticated voice-identity technology that monitors inmates on prison telephones has been installed in at least 23 Florida counties and has been used to bring criminal...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Georgia man who killed two women nearly 25 years ago (all times local):
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two University of Florida students have accused quarterback Jalon Jones of sexual battery.
The university released two reports Thursday that stem from an April 6...
ATLANTA (AP) — When a Georgia man killed his ex-girlfriend and her friend nearly 25 years ago, his actions were spontaneous and emotionally fueled and shouldn't be punished by death, his lawyers...
Lawsuit: Georgia school mishandled student assault
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia middle school is accused of mishandling a case of classroom assault by a boy against a girl.
The Times of Gainesville reports that the lawsuit says the boy...
Cops: Wife pulled into oncoming traffic, shot at husband
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an angry 41-year-old Florida woman drove in front of her husband's car and fired several shots at him.
Clemency hearing set for man facing execution in Georgia
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's parole board plans to hold a hearing to consider whether to grant clemency to a man facing execution for killing two women nearly 25 years ago.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A large, flightless bird that fatally attacked a Florida man is among about 100 exotic animals from his estate now up for auction.
Senior slugger: 65-year-old woman hits burglar with bat
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — When a Florida woman heard a noise and saw a man trying to break into her car early Sunday, she took matters into her own hands.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Louisiana Tech forward Anthony Duruji has officially transferred to Florida the same day coach Mike White added two more recruits to his best signing...
Victim didn’t have permit for large, flightless bird
ALACHUA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida breeder who was fatally attacked by a large, flightless bird native to Australia and New Guinea did not have a permit to own the animal.
ALACHUA, Fla. (AP) — A large, flightless bird native to Australia and New Guinea attacked and killed its owner when the man fell on his farm in Florida, authorities said Saturday.
Georgia set to execute man who killed 2 women in 1994
ATLANTA (AP) — A man who killed his ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago is the first death row prisoner set to be executed in Georgia this year.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters say a baby deer has been rescued after his mother was hit and killed by a car in Florida.
News outlet reports cite a Facebook post from Alachua County...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard has entered the NBA draft without hiring an agent, leaving open the possibility of returning for his sophomore season.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida rapper has been arrested on a charge of threatening a mass shooting after allegedly posting song lyrics on Facebook that vowed to "catch you at a Gator game and...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Mike White could barely field a basketball team right now.
White has a six-man roster heading into the offseason after three players finished their...