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Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side....
Amid Russia warning, Ukraine is in a security bind
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia's foreign minister warned Wednesday that attacks on Russian citizens or interests in Ukraine would bring a firm response and drew a comparison to the circumstances that opened the war with Georgia in 2008....
Locally, crime down across the board
Crime in Alachua County dipped 8.2 percent in 2013, with all major local law enforcement agencies showing drops in violent and nonviolent offenses.
Gainesville doctor indicted on 210 federal counts
A Gainesville doctor who was subject to a years-long federal investigation has been charged with 210 counts of health care fraud and money laundering.