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Pictures: UF Presidential Finalists Visits

By on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 5:11 pm

On Monday, the search for the University of Florida’s next president was narrowed from 15 candidates to three. The candidates, Wesley Fuchs, David McLaughlin and Sibrandes Poppema, had their photos taken at Weimer and were interviewed to help make the final decision.

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Gainesville Officials Educated on Ebola Safety Procedures

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 2:07 pm

Gainesville officials reassure residents of their knowledge of safety procedures taken in the case of a local Ebola case. Experts said residents shouldn’t worry about the spread of the infectious disease in Gainesville.

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Accusation Dropped in Treon Harris Battery Case; Harris Reinstated

By on October 10th, 2014 | Last updated: October 11, 2014 at 1:29 pm

The woman who has accused Florida freshman quarterback Treon Harris of sexual battery has withdrawn her charge. Harris has been allowed to return to all University and University Athletic Association activities, according to statements from the University of Florida and [...]

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Treon Harris’s Attorney Releases Statement Regarding Sexual Battery Accusations

By on October 9th, 2014 | Last updated: October 9, 2014 at 4:15 pm

UPDATE, 4:10 p.m.: Johnson & Osteryoung, P.A. released a statement Thursday in response to an 18-page redacted statement released by the University of Florida the day before. Treon Harris’ attorney Huntley Johnson said he found the University’s statement was leading to [...]

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UF Releases Preliminary Report on the Harris Battery Accusation

By on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: October 8, 2014 at 6:36 pm

The University of Florida released an 18-page redacted incident report this afternoon on the accusations of sexual battery reported earlier this week by Florida freshman quarterback Treon Harris.

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Two Gator Football Players Involved In Fight

By on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 3:10 pm

University of Florida Police responded to a fight involving two Gator football players outside the Heavener Football Complex on the UF campus. Both players withdrew charges against each other.

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Gators Quarterback Harris Accused of Sexual Battery

By on October 6th, 2014 | Last updated: October 6, 2014 at 4:23 pm

Florida Quarterback Treon Harris has been accused of a sexual battery, and has been suspended from University Athletic Association activities pending the outcome of the University of Florida Police Department investigation into the allegations.

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Police Issue Alert On Sighting Of Person Matching Description Of Previous Attacks

By on September 28th, 2014 | Last updated: September 28, 2014 at 10:41 am

Gainesville Police issued an alert last night after a person matching the description of the suspect from recent assaults was reportedly seen around the Hub on the University of Florida campus. Police are looking for a tall, white male approximately 22-years-old [...]

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Police Release New Video and Composite Sketch of Attack Suspect

By on September 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 1:10 pm

The Gainesville Police and University of Florida Police departments released a new video and composite sketch of the suspect sought in connection with the three attacks since Aug. 30 on or near the University of Florida campus. Police describe the [...]

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Grace Marketplace Set To Close Pavilion and Chapel

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 6:27 pm

Grace Marketplace, a “one-stop” shelter for the homeless, is discontinuing two of its staple services Oct. 1. The marketplace will no longer offer shelter under its outdoor pavilion, and will also close the chapel on site.

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