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Belleview mom arrested for DUI; 10-month-old in back seat »

Belleview, Florida — Authorities said the mother of a 10-month-old infant put her child in serious danger after she drove drunk while the infant was in the back seat. Lindsay…

Nov 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Fatal crash on I-75 leaves two dead and one critically injured »

  Ocala, Florida — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash, which occurred on southbound Interstate 75 (I-75) in the area of the 341/342 mile marker. One man seriously injured…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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FHP: Fatal hit-and-run, public assistance needed immediately »

Ocala, Florida — A mother is without her son today after he was struck on his scooter by a speeding vehicle. The Florida Highway Patrol and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office,…

Nov 20 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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Woman punched after she threw car wash at her boyfriend »

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala woman refused to provide a written statement or seek medical treatment after being punched in the face by her boyfriend. Robert Stanley Parker, 20, was arrested…

Nov 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Petit theft leads to felony arrest »

Ocala, Florida — A charge of petit theft leads to a felony arrest after a man stole a $14.99 pair of sunglasses. Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy, Tiffany Warren, responded to…

Nov 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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Stolen GPS lead to victim »

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Volusia County — A stolen GPS unit led Volusia County sheriff’s deputies straight to the victim of a weekend car…

Nov 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Health officials confirm 2 children in Florida died from the FLU »

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Tallahassee — The Florida Department of Health has received notification of two influenza associated pediatric deaths in Orange and Pasco Counties.…

Nov 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Sports

Trinity Catholic loses in Regional Final »

Trinity Catholic Regional Finals

Ocala, Florida — The Trinity Catholic Celtics lost Friday night’s regional final playoff game against the Trinity Christian Conquerors. This makes it  two consecutive years the Celtics have lost in the playoffs to the Conquerors. The Celtics gave the Conquerors everything they couldn’t handle on…

Nov 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

NFL week 12 picks »

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NFL Week 12 Picks (Predicted winning team in parenthesis) Thursday, November 20: Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders 8:25 p.m. (Kansas City Chiefs) Sunday, November 23: Cleveland Browns at Atlanta Falcons 1:00 p.m. (Cleveland Browns) New York Jets at Buffalo Bills 1:00 p.m. (Buffalo Bills)…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Florida State prevails against Miami »

LOUISVILLE, KY - OCTOBER 30: Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles passes the ball against the Louisville Cardinals during the game at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium on October 30, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. Florida State defeated Louisville 42-31. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The Florida State Seminoles were able to pull through again. This time the Seminoles rallied from being down 16 points. For the fifth time this season, the Seminoles trailed at halftime and again halftime adjustments were key in the Seminoles comeback. This comeback meant a…

Nov 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Vanguard and North Marion fall, while Trinity prevails in playoffs »

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North Marion at Bushnell South Sumter The Colts fell to the Raiders 16-12, in a game that came down to North Marion’s final drive. The Colts final drive began on their own 33 yard line, and finished at the Raiders 38 yard line when North…

Nov 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

NFL picks week 11 »

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NFL Week 11 Picks (Predicted winning team in parenthesis) Thursday, November 13: Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins 8:25 p.m. (Miami Dolphins) Sunday, November 16: San Francisco 49ers at New York Giants 1:00 p.m. (San Francisco 49ers) Denver Broncos at St. Louis Rams 1:00 p.m. (Denver…

Nov 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Unsportsmanlike penalty for praying? »

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Fort Myers, Florida — Sam Turner, a 16-year-old tight end for the Fort Myers High School Green Wave, was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct after scoring a touchdown. Turner earned the penalty after raising his hands in the air to honor a teammate who was murdered,…

Nov 8 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

NFL week 9 picks »

NFL weekly picks

NFL Week 9 Picks (Predicted winning team in parenthesis) Thursday, October 30: New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers 8:25 p.m. (Carolina Panthers) Sunday, November 2: Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00 p.m. (Cincinnati Bengals) Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cleveland Browns 1:00 p.m. (Cleveland Browns) Arizona…

Oct 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
State To State

Man stabs business owner during job interview »

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El Cajon, California — A Southern California man is behind bars after he stabbed a man during a job interview Monday afternoon. El Cajon police…

Nov 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Board members are trying to ban all tobacco in “their” town »

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Westminster , Massachusetts — A small town in Massachusetts has become the latest battleground against Big Tobacco. Many, including military veterans, are calling it tyranny.…

Nov 13 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »

Michael Bloomberg says forget college, become a plumber »

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg's advice: become a plumber

New York — Former New York City Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg has some advice for high school seniors: forget college, become a plumber instead.…

Nov 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Entire county board arrested following citizens arrest by 2 military veterans »

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Clark County, Illinois — Sometimes citizens can be so frustrated with county board members they wish someone could just place them under arrest. Well, that…

Nov 9 2014 / 182 Comments / Read More »

Psychopath escaped from the Warren County Smith’s Grove Sanitarium »

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Yesterday, October 30, a psychopath escaped from the Warren County Smith’s Grove Sanitarium. It is believed the psychopath is in Haddonfield, Illinois. According to police, a…

Oct 31 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
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Teacher on paid leave after he had sex with student

  Seminole County, Florida — The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Children Unit yesterday arrested Michael Scott Fitzwater, 40, of Chuluota, on one count of Unlawful Sexual Contact with a Minor. Investigators were contacted on…

Sep 23 2014 / 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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Deputy throws away career for $10.00 DVD

Davenport, Florida — A Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy resigned from his job after it was determined he stole from a business. Deputy Ernesto McCloud, 28, of Lakeland, was arrested and charged with Petit Theft and Armed…

Nov 19 2014 / Read More »
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Ocala Police Officer arrested for sex with minor

Ocala, Florida — On today’s date, October 31, 2014, at 7:45 p.m., Sergeant Brian Young arrested Ocala Police Department, Officer Bennie L. Wilson, III, 41, for two counts of Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors, FSS…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
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MCSO: Corrections officer arrested after helping inmate, his career flushed

Ocala, Florida — Today, October 31, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s detectives arrested one of their own after an in-depth investigation revealed that Corrections Officer William Brooks brought a cellphone into the Marion County Jail for an…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
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Corrections officer first to be fired under new policy

  Tallahassee, Florida — On September 26, 2014, Department of Corrections Secretary Michael D. Crews directed the dismissal of Franklin Correctional Institution Sergeant John Nunez, for representing an immediate threat to the safety of the inmates…

Sep 29 2014 / Read More »
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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Belleview mom arrested for DUI; 10-month-old in back seat

Belleview, Florida — Authorities said the mother of a 10-month-old infant put her child in serious danger after she drove drunk while the infant was in the back seat. Lindsay Rose Helen Taylor, 22, of Belleview,…

Nov 24 2014 / Read More »
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Mother forced kids to drink toilet bowl cleaner after she heard voices

Port Orange, Florida — A Port Orange mother is facing attempted murder charges after she allegedly made her two children drink toilet bowl cleaner. Amelia R. West, 29, was arrested Saturday morning, November 1, 2014, at her…

Nov 3 2014 / Read More »
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Children were living in meth home surrounded by filth

Crystal River, Florida — On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, members of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Impact Unit, Levy/Citrus Meth Task Force, and Citrus Fire Rescue and Hazardous Materials Team executed a search warrant for…

Oct 9 2014 / Read More »
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Dumb criminals: I was about to have another beer when you stopped me

Ocala, Florida — On October 7, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy, William Blair II, conducted a traffic stop in the 4000 block of South Pine Avenue after noticing a vehicle with non-working taillights. According to reports,…

Oct 9 2014 / Read More »
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Grandmother reported her grandson’s step-father for child abuse

Belleview, Florida — On September 29, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy, Julie Vowinkel, responded to Belleview Elementary School after a grandmother reported that her six-year-old grandson had been battered by his stepfather, John Hopkins, 33. The…

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »
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CNET says refurbished laptops are the way to go; Laptop Experience leads the way

Tampa, Florida — According to CNET and Consumer Reports, the trend of purchasing refurbished laptops is on the rise — and for good reasons. Refurbished computers save consumers serious cash, and the savings are significant. Additionally, every system…

Nov 20 2014 / Read More »
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Video: Tallest roller coaster being built in Orlando

Orlando, Florida — Are you ready for the biggest and literally the tallest thrill of your life? In 2017, Orlando’s skyline will be forever changed as The Skyscraper will dominate as the world’s tallest roller coaster.…

Nov 18 2014 / Read More »
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AT&T Mobility, LLC, has been ripping off customers

The Federal Trade Commission filed a federal court complaint against AT&T Mobility, LLC, charging that the company has misled millions of its smartphone customers by charging them for “unlimited” data plans while reducing their data speeds,…

Oct 28 2014 / Read More »
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Man arrested for mobile app that would spy on your spouse

Virginia — A Pakistani man has been indicted in the Eastern District of Virginia for allegedly conspiring to advertise and sell StealthGenie, a spyware application (app) that could monitor calls, texts, videos and other communications on…

Sep 29 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 »
Politics tobacco ban, Westminster , Massachusetts

Board members are trying to ban all tobacco in “their” town

Westminster , Massachusetts — A small town in Massachusetts has become the latest battleground against Big Tobacco. Many, including military veterans, are calling it tyranny. Residents of Westminster were supposed to get the chance Wednesday night…

Nov 13 2014 / Read More »
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Arrests continue over feeding the homeless

Florida residents are outraged over Fort Lauderdale citizens being arrested for feeding the homeless. The controversy is also the reason dozens of e-mails were recently sent to Ocala Post about the homeless that have arrested in Ocala, and charged with…

Nov 10 2014 / Read More »
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Entire county board arrested following citizens arrest by 2 military veterans

Clark County, Illinois — Sometimes citizens can be so frustrated with county board members they wish someone could just place them under arrest. Well, that is exactly what citizens in Clark County, Illinois did . Illinois’ number…

Nov 9 2014 / Read More »
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Election day is here, 2014

Now, at last, America gets to decide. Millions of people are casting votes nationwide in an election that could hand Republicans the Senate after a nasty, negative campaign that cost nearly $4 billion. Republican Gov. Rick…

Nov 4 2014 / Read More »
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Veternans: Free entrance to state parks

Tallahassee, Florida – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that in honor of Veterans Day, there will be free entry for everyone at state parks* on Tuesday, Nov. 11. The Florida Park Service encourages residents and visitors…

Nov 3 2014 / Read More »
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Father killed his daughters rapist after cooking him dinner

New Delhi, India — A father, 36, is facing murder charges after he admitted to inviting his teenage daughter’s alleged rapist to his home, fed him dinner, and then tortured him until he died. Based on…

Nov 4 2014 / Read More »
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Obese woman says she is fat because of the government

Wigan, England — Christina Briggs, 26, from Wigan, says she hates weighing 350lbs, but she can’t do anything about it because she is being forced by the government to eat junk food. Briggs told Closer Magazine…

Oct 16 2014 / Read More »
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Nurse may have killed as many as 38 patients

Ravenna, Italy – Nurse Daniela Poggiali, 42, was arrested on October 10, 2014, on charges of murder. The nurse, whose nickname is the “smiley blonde nurse,” is accused of murdering as many as 38 patients. Authorities…

Oct 16 2014 / Read More »
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55 children rescued in sex trafficking sting

Bogota, Colombia – An international undercover law enforcement operation culminated Saturday with the arrests of 12 individuals involved in sex trafficking and the rescue of 55 sex trafficking victims, all minors. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s…

Oct 14 2014 / Read More »
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The Ebola virus and important facts

Texas – Ebola can infect humans and animals, and spreads through bodily fluids. Scientists believe that fruit bats are the natural carriers of the virus. According to the World Health Organization, African pig farms often play host…

Oct 13 2014 / Read More »
Financial Billionaire Michael Bloomberg's advice: become a plumber

Michael Bloomberg says forget college, become a plumber

New York — Former New York City Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg has some advice for high school seniors: forget college, become a plumber instead. “Today if your kid wants to go to college or become…

Nov 11 2014 / Read More »
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AT&T Mobility, LLC, has been ripping off customers

The Federal Trade Commission filed a federal court complaint against AT&T Mobility, LLC, charging that the company has misled millions of its smartphone customers by charging them for “unlimited” data plans while reducing their data speeds,…

Oct 28 2014 / Read More »
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Walmart selling health insurance after dropping health coverage

Walmart is taking heavy fire from critics and employees after announcing they are dropping health coverage. In the same week, Walmart announced they are dropping health benefits for 30,000 of its employees, they also announced it…

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »
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Walmart dropping health benefits

Walmart is dropping health benefits at a time when sickness is at an all-time high. On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, Walmart announced  it is eliminating health benefits for about 30,000 employees to control its rising healthcare…

Oct 8 2014 / Read More »
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$26 million criminal fine for automotive parts manufacturer

Ohio — Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd., an automotive parts manufacturer based in Aichi, Japan, has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $26 million criminal fine for its role in conspiracies to fix prices and…

Sep 30 2014 / Read More »
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Health officials confirm 2 children in Florida died from the FLU

Tallahassee — The Florida Department of Health has received notification of two influenza associated pediatric deaths in Orange and Pasco Counties. While most cases of FLU are mild, there are exceptions. Pre-existing health conditions often play a…

Nov 24 2014 / Read More »
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Florida doctors are not required to carry malpractice insurance

    Recent e-mails about the legality of doctors operating without malpractice insurance in Ocala, sparked an investigation by Ocala Post.  What Ocala Post found might surprise you. There is a law in Florida (458.320, F.S.) that…

Nov 13 2014 / Read More »
tobacco ban, Westminster , Massachusetts

Board members are trying to ban all tobacco in “their” town

Westminster , Massachusetts — A small town in Massachusetts has become the latest battleground against Big Tobacco. Many, including military veterans, are calling it tyranny. Residents of Westminster were supposed to get the chance Wednesday night…

Nov 13 2014 / Read More »
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More patient abuse allegations for Churchill Dentistry, LLC., formerly Polliwog Dental, LLC.,

Ocala, Florida — Michael Tarver, the former owner of Polliwog Dental LLC, now Churchill Dentistry LLC, is back in the spotlight following new allegations of patient abuse. On April 28, 2014, Kembra Henderson took her 3-year-old daughter…

Nov 5 2014 / Read More »
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Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT)

Tallahassee, Florida — Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), the statewide youth-led movement, announced the names of its new Youth Advocacy Board members. The Youth Advisory Board works in collaboration with the Florida Department of Health’s Bureau of…

Oct 27 2014 / Read More »

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