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Part 2: Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Fire Rescue at wits’ end »

  Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Board of County Commissioners once again gave Marion County Sheriff, Chris Blair, an ultimatum in reducing his budget during a hearing held on…

Sep 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Ocala man attempted to strangle girlfriend; children present »

  Ocala, Florida — On September 16, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy, Roderic Marques, was dispatched to Affordable Rentals Mobile Home Park in response to a physical altercation. During the…

Sep 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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MCSO: Ocala woman picked up on VOP warrant »

  Ocala, Florida — A 21-year-old Ocala woman remains behind bars tonight after she was arrested for violating the terms of her felony drug probation. Kaylin Guthrie was placed on…

Sep 17 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
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Ocala teen linked to other crimes »

  Ocala, Florida — Marvin Brown, 15, is behind bars after he was arrested by the Ocala Police Department for stealing a GMC Envoy, then linked to other crimes in…

Sep 17 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Criminals on the loose in Marion Oaks »

  Marion Oaks, Florida — The following crimes occurred in Marion Oaks. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in catching the criminals that committed these crimes. A…

Sep 17 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »

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Baby ingested methadone pill »

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  Lakeland, Florida — On Friday, September 19, 2014, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit detectives arrested 34-year-old Shawn Cross…

Sep 19 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

FWC: Exotic Pet Amnesty Day »

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  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is looking for qualified people willing to adopt exotic pets through…

Sep 17 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Couple suspected of burglaries arrested; Officer struck »

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  Seminole County, Florida —  The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office arrested a suspect for burglarizing vehicles and committing a home…

Sep 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

FASD: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder »

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  Tallahassee, Florida – The Florida Department of Health acknowledges that September 9, 2014, is recognized as International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum…

Sep 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Sports

NFL picks week 3 »

NFL week picks

  NFL Week 3 Picks (Predicted winning team in parenthesis) Thursday, September 18: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons 8:25 p.m. (Atlanta Falcons) Sunday, September 21: San Diego Chargers at Buffalo Bills 1:00 p.m. (San Diego Chargers) Tennessee Titans at Cincinnati Bengals1:00 p.m. (Cincinnati Bengals)…

Sep 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Florida Gators win in triple overtime »

Florida Gators 2014

  Florida survived a scare against Kentucky, eventually winning in triple overtime. Florida was able to continue its win streak against Kentucky moving it up to 28 games in a row with the win tonight. Florida now stands at 2-0 on the season and now…

Sep 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Roger Goodell under fire for lying about woman beater Ray Rice »

Roger Goodell, Ray Rice, woman beater

  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s job is becoming more and more in jeopardy with every breaking detail surrounding the Ray Rice case. Recent news says that Ray Rice told Goodell on June 16th that he punched his then-fiancée in a casino elevator; four sources have…

Sep 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

High school scoreboard week 3 »

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Sep 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Pro-Bowl running back Adrian Peterson facing arrest »

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Minnesota Vikings Pro-Bowl running back Adrian Peterson was indicted on charges of reckless and negligent injury to a child and a warrant for his arrest has been issued by a Montgomery, Texas, grand jury. Adrian Peterson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, said that Peterson used the same…

Sep 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

NFL week 2 picks »

NFL week picks

  NFL Week 2 Picks (Predicted winning team in parenthesis) Thursday, September 11: Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens 8:25 p.m. (Baltimore Ravens) Sunday, September 14: Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills 1:00 p.m. (Miami Dolphins) Detroit Lions at Carolina Panthers 1:00 p.m. (Carolina Panthers) Atlanta Falcons…

Sep 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

College football rankings week 3 »

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  College football had its first top 10 match-up of the year last week as former No. 7 Michigan State played former No. 3 Oregon. Oregon finished the game on a 28-0 run to win 46-27. Oregon earned the No. 2 spot this week in…

Sep 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
State To State

Man charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend and abuse of a corpse »

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  Jefferson, Indiana — Last week, an Indiana man was arrested and charged with Murder, Breaking and Entering, and Abuse of a Corpse. Police arrived…

Sep 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Remembering 9/11 in 2014 »

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  On September 11, 2001, four planes were hijacked. The cowardly hijackers deliberately flew three of the planes into the twin towers of the World…

Sep 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Hydrocodone moves from a schedule III to schedule II »

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  Washington –On Friday the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will publish in the Federal Register the Final Rule moving hydrocodone combination products (HCPs)…

Sep 5 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Dog saved woman from being hit by train »

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  Shirley, Massachusetts — It has been two years and four months since a dog named Lilly saved her drunken owner’s life after she passed out on…

Aug 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Pit bull saves boys life from bees »

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  Oregon City, Oregon — A child, who was stung at least 24 times by a swarm of bees, says his dog is a hero. Jesse-Cole…

Aug 30 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Teacher arrested for threatening public official

Lakeland, Florida — 49-year-old Kelly Ann Karynn, of 164 Shadow Lane, Lakeland, was arrested yesterday by Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives based upon a Polk County Warrant for corruption by threat against a public official. Karynn…

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »
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Former Frances Marion Military Academy Teacher, Duane Adams Had Second Victim

    Ocala, Florida — A second juvenile has been identified as a victim of former Frances Marion Military Academy Teacher, Duane Adams. In the course of the investigation against Adams, investigators learned that during the…

Feb 26 2014 / Read More »
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Marion Teacher Duane Adams Faces More Charges After Truth Surfaces

  Ocala, Florida — On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, Detective Jorge Fernandez arrested Duane Ernest Adams,54, a school teacher with Francis Marion Military Academy who served in the Army for 20 years, for one count of Interference with Child…

Jan 15 2014 / Read More »
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Marion Teacher Duane Adams Hides Girl From Parents

  Ocala, Florida — On Friday, January 10, 2014, the parent of a 15-year-old student of Francis Marion Military Academy reported her daughter as a runaway. Earlier that morning, the mother had found teacher and retired…

Jan 14 2014 / Read More »
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School Teacher And Tennis Coach Randy Majors Arrested

  Fruita, Colorado — Teacher Randy Majors, 58, of Fruita was arrested after a parent that was going through her 16 year-old daughters Facebook account found private messages between her daughter and Majors. Majors is also…

Jan 4 2014 / Read More »
COPS AND CRIME Alachua County Deputy Arrested for DUI, marion county news, gainesville

Deputy arrested for DUI

  This morning, September 5, 2014, at approximately 1:31 a.m., Deputy Esau Bright located a black, 2014 Toyota pickup stopped on the sidewalk/bike path at the 9100 block of West Newberry Road. Deputy Bright observed the…

Sep 5 2014 / Read More »
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Corruption in the City of Waldo exposed

  Waldo, Florida — Many have heard the shocking stories about a little Florida town named Waldo — also known as America’s Worst Speed Trap. Over the years multiple complaints have been filed against the Waldo…

Aug 27 2014 / Read More »
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Anonymous promises to take action against law enforcement agencies

Ferguson, Missouri — Late Sunday in Ferguson, Missouri, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer, causing a violent protest. Over 20 police vehicles have been damaged, a gas station was looted, and…

Aug 11 2014 / Read More »
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Captain fired from Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

Gainesville, Florida — On March 6, 2014 Sheriff Sadie Darnell placed Captain Keith Vermillion, one of her top commanders, on Administrative Suspension based on allegations of criminal activity and misconduct. Based on the criminal allegations, Sheriff…

Jul 1 2014 / Read More »
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Officers abusing the charge of “Resisting Arrest” in Florida

Florida — A Palm Bay, Florida judge ordered the charges against a teenage girl to be dropped after he reviewed the arresting officers body cam footage. The Officer, David Marcinik, lied in his police report and stated…

May 16 2014 / Read More »
Mother Of The Year methadone, polk county, ocala news

Baby ingested methadone pill

  Lakeland, Florida — On Friday, September 19, 2014, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit detectives arrested 34-year-old Shawn Cross of 5417 Rebecca Lane in Lakeland, and charged him with one count of Possession of Controlled…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »
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Two arrested after teen was jumped and beaten

  Ocala, Florida — An Ocala woman was released from jail yesterday after she was arrested for having her ex-boyfriend “beat up.” The victim stated that his former girlfriend, Alexis Coffey, 19, invited him to spend…

Sep 5 2014 / Read More »
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Man that beat autistic teen in video still behind bars

  Okeechobee, Florida — Earlier this month, a video of an autistic teen being savagely beaten by someone police called a cowardly animal, was posted to Facebook. The video went viral in a matter of minutes.…

Aug 16 2014 / Read More »
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Mother beats daughter and posts it to Facebook

  Investigators are looking into a video after someone recorded a mother beating her daughter with a belt and posted it to Facebook. In the video, the mother alleges she beat her child because she was…

Aug 7 2014 / Read More »
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Crack mom was smoking with infant in hand

Daytona Beach, Florida — Daytona Beach Police Officer Andre Walker responded to 518 South Martin Luther King Boulevard in reference to a black female sitting on the curb behind the business, holding a baby. As the…

Aug 6 2014 / Read More »
Tech anonymous, police, Operation Ferguson #OpFerguson

Anonymous promises to take action against law enforcement agencies

Ferguson, Missouri — Late Sunday in Ferguson, Missouri, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer, causing a violent protest. Over 20 police vehicles have been damaged, a gas station was looted, and…

Aug 11 2014 / Read More »
Future soldier suit

Military, meets Iron Man, meets Robocop

The U.S. Military has been designing an Iron Man-like suit for a few years now. Navy SEAL and Commander of SOCOM, Admiral William McRaven, first announced the Tactical Assault Light Operation Suit (TALOS) at a conference…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
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Glacier-White PlayStation 4 and more

On September 9, gamers will be able to pick up the PlayStation 4 Destiny Bundle, which will pack in a white or “Glacier-White” PS4 (with the same specs as the original model, including the 500 GB hard…

Jun 17 2014 / Read More »
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Samsung Innovation Museum Grand Opening

SEOUL, Korea – April 21, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today opened the Samsung Innovation Museum (S/I/M) dedicated to exploring the past, present and future of the electronics industry, located in Samsung Digital City in…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »
GM Recall

GM Recall Now At 1.3 Million

  Detroit – General Motors informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today that it is now recalling more than 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. that may experience a sudden loss of electric power steering…

Mar 31 2014 / Read More »
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Part 2: Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Fire Rescue at wits’ end

  Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Board of County Commissioners once again gave Marion County Sheriff, Chris Blair, an ultimatum in reducing his budget during a hearing held on September 11, 2014, while Commissioner Carl…

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »
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Dont Tread On Me flag making waves in Ocala

  Ocala, Florida — Keith Greenberg, the owner of Gear Barrel, recently relocated to Ocala, Florida from Chicago. He opened his business within the city limits in May of 2014. He said he recently received a notice…

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »
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Marion County government official belittles veteran for PTSD

  Ocala, Florida — Post-traumatic stress disorder is a serious condition that can be very debilitating and even result in the death of the individual afflicted. This condition not only disproportionally affects soldiers, but also firefighters,…

Sep 9 2014 / Read More »
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FSBA filing lawsuit to remove Step Up For Students

  The Florida School Board Association, an organization that calls themselves the voice of education, is filing a lawsuit today, that if won, would shut down the Step Up For Students program. School districts say they…

Aug 28 2014 / Read More »
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MCSO: The rest of the story

  Ocala, Florida — Recently, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Ocala Star-Banner reporter, Bill Thompson, with a series of questions, to which they responded with alacrity. The Sheriff’s Office said they bent over…

Aug 22 2014 / Read More »
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Ocala native could be named U.S. Army Europe’s Best Warrior

  Wiesbaden, Germany – An Ocala native will compete to be named U.S. Army Europe’s Best Warrior for 2014. Pvt. Benjamin Ranew, a rifleman with Company B, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, is among 29 top…

Sep 8 2014 / Read More »
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Rat meat being served as chicken

  Have you ever wondered what rat meat would taste like? Well, Chinese law enforcement has arrested over 900 people for selling rat and tainted meat in the past year. This problem is not only in…

Sep 3 2014 / Read More »
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ISIS: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

  The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) were founded in 2004 in Syria under the command of Abu Ayyub al-Masri. ISIS is now commanded…

Aug 29 2014 / Read More »
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Tornado photo at wedding goes viral

Saskatchewan, Canada – A professional photographer in Saskatchewan, Canada took some amazing wedding photos Saturday. Colleen Niska wrote, “I’ve dreamed about a day like this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Could NOT wait to post these! Pretty sure this will only…

Jul 7 2014 / Read More »
Iranian Students Pharrell Williams' song "Happy"

Iranian Students Arrested For Happy Video;Freed

Pharrell Williams’ video “Happy” by six Iranian students Iran — Six students who were arrested in Iran for dancing in a YouTube video to Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy” have been freed, according to the International Campaign for…

May 22 2014 / Read More »
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Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

Family Dollar is set to merge with the Dollar Tree in a cash-and-stock deal worth $8.5 billion. Under the terms of the deal, which was approved by both companies’ boards of directors, Dollar Tree  DLTR  has…

Aug 14 2014 / Read More »
Walmart self checkout scam

Attention Walmart shoppers; beware of self checkout kiosks

Consumers who shop at Walmart should pay extra close attention when using a self checkout kiosk. Too often people rely on the capability and accuracy of technology; essentially making the human brain lazy when it comes…

Jun 16 2014 / Read More »
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Florida Proposing A Tax Most Are Calling Ridiculous

  Tallahassee, Florida –Florida legislators preach lower taxes and more job creation for Florida residents, but are they really looking out for your interest? As the 2014 state legislative season opens and states continue the never…

Mar 4 2014 / Read More »
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Orlando Man Laundered $500K

  Orlando, Florida – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Orlando Regional Operations Center arrested Daryl Ali, 31, on one count of organized scheme to defraud and one count of money laundering. Investigators believe Ali used…

Feb 26 2014 / Read More »
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Ocala couple arrested for Navy Seal Foundation scam

  Ocala, Florida — Two people were arrested after they claimed they were part of an organization called the Navy Seal Foundation. Ocala Police Officer Diesso, was dispatched to Big Lots located on East SR 40 in…

Feb 7 2014 / Read More »
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Medically supervised weight loss program

    MENTION THIS ARTICLE AND RECEIVE A $20.00 IN OFFICE CREDIT!* New and improved medically supervised weight loss program. Call 352-629-5939 or visit www.shcocala.com for more information.   MENTION THIS ARTICLE AND RECEIVE A $20.00…

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »
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Marion County horse tested positive for West Nile virus

  Ocala, Florida —The Florida Department of Health in Marion County today advised residents there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Marion County. A horse tested positive for the West Nile virus…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »
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FLU shots on September 18th at Phillips Chrysler Jeep Dodge

  Be sure to tellem’ Ocala Post sent you! GET DIRECTIONS! GET DIRECTIONS! Be sure to tellem’ Ocala Post sent you!…

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »
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Marion County government official belittles veteran for PTSD

  Ocala, Florida — Post-traumatic stress disorder is a serious condition that can be very debilitating and even result in the death of the individual afflicted. This condition not only disproportionally affects soldiers, but also firefighters,…

Sep 9 2014 / Read More »
Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, FASD, health, ocala news

FASD: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

  Tallahassee, Florida – The Florida Department of Health acknowledges that September 9, 2014, is recognized as International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day. FASDs are a group of conditions that can cause birth defects and…

Sep 8 2014 / Read More »

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