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By Robyn Smith and Katie Campbell on November 20th, 2014 | Last updated: November 20, 2014 at 11:15 am
Gainesville High School received a bomb threat and subsequently evacuated all students and staff to a nearby Planet Fitness parking lot on Wednesday. GHS received two additional, identical threats Thursday morning, but the school has not been evacuated.
By Erica A. Hernandez on October 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 23, 2014 at 7:51 am
Janine Sikes, assistant vice president of media relations and public affairs at the University of Florida, emailed the documents to media outlets at about 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Sikes said the university will make no statement.
By Qianwen Zhang on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 6:27 pm
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.
By Katie Campbell 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.
By Leah Harding 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.
By Erica A. Hernandez on September 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 1:56 pm
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.
By Alexa Davies on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 16, 2014 at 11:56 am
University of Florida students are taking safety into their own hands. Students are becoming more cautious about their daily routines and surroundings since three assaults occurred on or near UF’s campus over the last couple of weeks. According to the UF [...]
By Katie Campbell on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 6:13 pm
Florida State University graduate Kyle Leonard first learned he was being impersonated on Facebook over one year ago. Now, he has learned the impersonator may be connected to a Boynton Beach man under investigation by the FBI.
By Alexandra Go on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 10:28 am
Female students at the University of Florida are reacting to the news of multiple assaults on or near the UF campus in the past two weeks. Some are questioning whether its safe to walk the grounds at night.
By Katie Campbell on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am
The University of Florida and Gainesville police departments will hold at press conference at 2 p.m. today to address multiple assaults reported on or near the UF campus in the past two weeks.