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An abandoned house in Gainesville became a home for a group of individuals that call themselves “dirty kids.” The dirty kids feel that they are different from homeless people.
Though workers at GRACE Marketplace said the shelter is a safe space, increased security efforts are being made. These efforts include an overnight staff and security-camera installation.
University of Florida Dream Defenders and UF Students for a Democratic Society protested outside O’Connell Center Friday night.
A 15-year-old Gainesville High School student has been charged from making false bomb threats to the school on Nov. 9 and 10. GHS received three identical bombs threats, one of which led the Gainesville Police Department to evacuate all students to a nearby Planet Fitness parking lot.
Gainesville’s homeless must present a blue card issued by the Gainesville Police Department to prove they are free of arrest warrants and are not registered sexual offenders or predators.
One male and one female were hit on University Avenue on Friday around midnight. They are expected to survive.
A female scooter driver in her 40s was killed Wednesday in an accident that occurred near the 34th Street Wall at 7:20 p.m.
Several UF alert messages were sent to students early Sunday morning saying a male matching descriptions of the UF assaults suspect was seen near the Hub area. The messages later clarified no attack had occurred.
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.
The University of Florida Police Department and the Gainesville Police Department are targeting individuals for DNA samples that vaguely fit the suspect’s description from the three attacks that occurred on or near UF’s campus.