No. 9 Florida turns to Trask, giving him 1st start since ’12
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Trask waited nearly seven years between starts, an unusual path that could have prompted the backup quarterback to leave Florida long ago.
Lt. Gov. Duncan aims to make state East Coast tech capital
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's lieutenant governor is aiming to make the state the "technology capital" of the East Coast.
Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan outlined his plans at the University of...
No. 9 Florida avoiding any ‘revenge’ talk against Kentucky
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 9 Florida insists last year's loss to Kentucky, which ended a 31-game winning streak in the series, won't be a motivating factor when the teams play Saturday in...
Police: Florida woman escapes handcuffs, steals patrol car
HIGH SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman arrested on stalking allegations slipped out of her handcuffs and fled in a stolen a patrol car.
Florida’s Auditor General focuses on student data protection
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is cracking down to ensure school districts, state colleges and state universities are protecting students' Social Security numbers.
US emergency workers recover more bodies in Bahamas
MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (AP) — U.S. emergency workers on Monday found five bodies in the debris left by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, and they said they expected to find more victims a week...
No. 9 Florida to play without WR Toney, maybe CB Henderson
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 9 Florida likely will be without two of its best players to open Southeastern Conference play Saturday.
Coach Dan Mullen said Monday that elusive receiver...
No. 11 Florida loses Toney, Henderson in win over UT Martin
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 11 Florida could be without its most dynamic playmaker when it opens Southeastern Conference play at Kentucky.
No. 11 Florida should make easy work of UT Martin in Swamp
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After two weeks of dealing with hurricanes — first Miami and then Dorian — No. 11 Florida should get a break in its home opener.
Kroger eyes a new kind of high-tech shopping experience
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — One of the South's largest grocery store chains is eyeing a future that could involve hand-held scanners and fewer cashiers.
5 dead when cars burst into flames after Florida crash
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Five people are dead after a fiery crash in Florida.
Gainesville Fire Rescue reports it responded to a two-car crash at 4:30 a.m. Saturday. One of the vehicles...
Georgia university reports possible whooping cough cases
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Students and employees at a Georgia university may have been exposed to pertussis, also known as whooping cough.
News outlets report a news release on Wednesday from...
Florida man accused of threatening woman with chainsaw
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man is accused of shouting at a woman and threatening her with a running chainsaw.
Trial to start for woman charged over baby found in freezer
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of an Alabama woman charged in the death of her 6-month-old son, whose body was found last summer in a motel room freezer.
Florida’s Mullen, Miami’s Diaz forged friendship decade ago
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen and Manny Diaz first crossed paths a decade ago in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
It was 45 degrees in mid-October for an 11:30 a.m. kickoff between Mississippi...
Florida’s Greenard to “face my fears” in return to Orlando
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida pass-rusher Jon Greenard twists his wrist and reveals a 3-inch scar on the back on his hand.
Former Syracuse WR and coach Joe Szombathy dies at 87
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse wide receiver Joe Szombathy, who went on to serve in the school's athletic department for more than four decades, has died.
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Rivalry renewed? Florida, Miami add to once-heated series
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Even though his father played at Miami and his older brother at Florida, Marco Wilson has little knowledge of the once-heated rivalry involving the two Sunshine State...
Florida-Miami announce home-and-home series in 2024-25
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Miami have scheduled a home-and-home series for the 2024 and 2025 seasons, renewing an in-state rivalry that used to be an annual affair.
Police: Florida mom aims at tanker, tries to kill self, sons
GAINSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a Florida woman intentionally rammed her van into the back of a tanker truck after failing to crash head-on in a suspected attempt to kill herself and her two...
Florida man gets life term for killing pregnant ex-partner
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend.
The Gainesville Sun reports that 31-year-old Nelson Armas was sentenced...
Inconsistent QB Franks an X-factor for Florida, Mullen
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Feleipe Franks' offseason included the typical work — lifting weights, throwing with receivers, studying film — and some unique adventures in his backyard.
Florida dismisses troubled defensive back John Huggins
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida defensive back John Huggins has been dismissed from the football program.
A team spokesman declined to say what prompted the sophomore's dismissal. Huggins...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A rare language barrier has created a translation challenge for a Georgia court.
The Gainesville Times reports 53-year-old Marcos Jose-Jose appeared Tuesday at a...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen insists he has "great clarity" regarding absentee defensive back John Huggins.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The University of Florida has agreed to pay $66,000 and make some policy changes to settle a federal lawsuit brought by a conservative student organization.
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2 dead in North Texas plane crash
GAINESVILLE, Texas (AP) — A flight instructor and her student are dead after the fiery crash of their twin-engine plane at a North Texas airport.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Even though Dan Mullen has enjoyed plenty of success as a head coach at Mississippi State and Florida, he's never won more than 10 games in a season.
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....
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.