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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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Department of Children and Families Releases Findings On Bell Case

By on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 6, 2014 at 10:50 am

The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has released the preliminary findings of a Critical Incident Rapid Response Team following the Don Spirit shooting in Bell, Fla. Interim Secretary Mike Carroll announced the findings on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The […]

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UF Law Professor Comments On Police Collecting DNA Samples In Relation To UF Assaults

By on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 5:55 pm

Jon Mills, UF professor of law and an expert on privacy, comments on the rights of the men UFPD and GPD have questioned and swabbed for DNA. The individuals matched the description of the suspect believed to be responsible for at least three assaults on or near the UF campus.

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Wanted Man Arrested At Red Roof Inn

By on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 5:40 pm

Kody Carr was arrested at Red Roof Inn in Gainesville on Sunday night. The Dixie County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Gainesville Police Department, which was also seeking the suspect for recent burglaries.

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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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Levy County Shooting 911 Call Released

By and on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 4:49 pm

Levy County Sheriff’s Office released the 911 call of the man who they say shot his wife in the head yesterday. The victim called 911 after her husband, George Halleran, was drunk and fighting with her. While on the phone the dispatcher heard gun […]

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Woman Shot In Head While On Phone With 911

By on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 11:15 am

A woman was shot while calling 911 to report her husband’s drunken, aggressive behavior. The woman, who was shot in the forehead by her husband with a .38-caliber handgun, survived.

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Full Interview With UF Student Who Gave DNA to UFPD In Assault Investigation

By on September 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 3:33 pm

Extended exclusive interview with WUFT’s Leah Harding and Jay Martin. Martin was questioned and had his DNA swabbed by the University of Florida Police Department in regards to the recent attacks on women on and near UF’s campus.

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Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office Released 911 Call

By on September 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 11:18 am

The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office released the 911 phone call made by Don Spirit today. Don Spirit called 911 on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at approximately 4 p.m. to inform the police that he had shot and killed his daughter, Sarah […]

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