A bicyclist died Monday morning after being hit by a car on Gainesville’s South Main Street. The body was later discovered by a passerby.
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Michael Garrett, 69, is being charged with aggravated assault on an officer, according to court records. Garrett was arrested and booked into the Alachua County Jail at 8:51 a.m. Monday. He’s being held on a $25,000 bond.
Ryan Marin, 19, is being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without an intent to kill, according to court records.
Hunter Burton, a 23-year-old Gainesville resident, is being charged with robbery with a firearm and grand theft, according to court records. Burton was arrested Sunday at 10:57 p.m. and booked into the Alachua County Jail Monday at 2:46 a.m. He’s being held on a $75,000 bail.
At 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Gainesville Police Department officers responded to 100 NE 22nd St., following a report of an unconscious Black man found on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds, according to a press release.
Chuck Clemons will enter his fourth term as a Florida representative after defeating Democratic opponent Brandon Peters with 56.7% of the vote as of 9:23 p.m. Tuesday.
But the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has declared three crimes in Gainesville this year to be “hate crimes,” according to Gainesville Police Department records as of Oct. 17. Following vandalism of the National Pan-Hellenic Council Garden, The Pride Community Center of North Central Florida, the Alachua County Democratic Party and a Planned Parenthood center — only one has been given the hate crime designation as of the same date.
The Gainesville Police Department received a call at 1 a.m. Saturday about a shooting at 500 SW Second Ave, across from The Gator Store, GPD Lt. Steven Bradford said.
A pedestrian was hit and killed by two different vehicles Friday morning on Southwest Archer Road.
Florida Legal Services asks UF to reverse indoor demonstration ban inside ahead of Tuesday’s protestBy Lily Kino | Oct. 31
On behalf of the United Faculty of Florida, Florida Legal Services demanded in a letter Friday that UF revoke its ban on demonstrations inside university buildings.