Top Morning Stories 2/8
Apparent Hazing by UF Fraternity
A fraternity at UF is now under "Interim Suspension" after an apparent hazing incident over the weekend.
This comes in the midst of a major hazing scandal at Florida A & M, where a band member allegedly died after being hazed.
In the UF case, a student was apparently injured over the weekend.
UF Spokesperson Janine Sikes would only characterize his injuries as "visible."
As a result, the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity was suspended.
Sikes says UF expects the national organization to take action as well.
UF President Bernie Machen sent an email message to students yesterday afternoon, to stress the university's ban on hazing.
University Police are investigating the incident.
Gainesville Sex Sting Update: Surveillance Video
As new details of Monday's undercover sex sting emerge, parents are reminded to be aware of the dangers involved with their children surfing the internet.
45 year old Matthew Gendron, a physician's assistant at UF, was caught at a gas station in Northwest Gainesville.
According to an arrest report, Gendron was driving to the location when he contacted the detective to meet at a nearby convenience store.
In this surveillance video we obtained you can see Gendron walking towards a gray van.
When he get's close to the van you see Alachua County deputies jump out and tackle him to the ground.
After a bit of a scuffle, he was later taken into custody.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank Williams said, "I think its also an important time for us to kind of reflect on the serious nature of this crime."
Federal prosecutors say charges could range from engaging in sexual activity to enticement of a child online.