Woman killed in crash after running stop sign

Woman killed in crash after running stop sign

A woman was killed Tuesday afternoon after she ran a stop sign and collided with a 1998  3-axle TEREX crane. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say that Dinan Mcintosh, 66, of Virginia, was driving a 2004 Hyundai Elantra westbound on Southeast 178th Street approaching a stop sign at the T-intersection of South Highway 475. The crane, […]

2018 Ocala Christmas Parade

2018 Ocala Christmas Parade

  The annual Ocala Christmas Parade will take place on December 8, 2018. The parade is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. in the area of 1800 East Silver Spring Boulevard. This year the theme is ‘The Magic of Christmas’. VIP bleacher seating may still be available. Tickets are available for $10 and must be […]

Walmart shooter removed from life support

Walmart shooter removed from life support

[Last updated on November 28, 2018, at 4:15 p.m.] David Johnson, the man who shot a woman inside a Walmart and later shot himself, was removed from life support Monday night and has died. On November 24, Johnson, 55, and 30-year-old Carli Cronin, were involved in an argument inside the Walmart garden center, located at […]

Walmart shooter still on life support

Walmart shooter still on life support

  David Johnson, the man who shot a woman inside a Walmart and later shot himself, is currently on life support at Ocala Regional Medical Center. “Johnson is on a ventilator and does not have any brain activity. He has not been officially pronounced deceased,” said Ocala Police Department Public Information Officer, Meghan Shay. On […]

Man arrested after he mounted horse

Man arrested after he mounted horse

A Citra man was arrested Monday after a witness reported that she saw the man having sex with a miniature horse named Jackie G. According to Marion County sheriffs detectives, other witnesses came forward during the investigation. During questioning, Nicholas Anthony Sardo, 21, admitted to having sex with the horse multiple times. Sardo stated that he had […]

OPD: Round 5, police officers will be out in full force

OPD: Round 5, police officers will be out in full force

Ocala — Ocala Police Department police officers will be out in full force beginning November 20, to December 2. Police will be focusing their attention on State Road 200 between Southwest 27th Avenue and I-75. Officials stated that 8 crashes have occurred in the area in the past two weeks. According to OPD, officers will […]

90 confirmed cases of Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM)

90 confirmed cases of Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM)

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition, which is typically seen in children. It affects the nervous system, specifically the area of the spinal cord called gray matter, which causes the muscles and reflexes in the body to become weak. CDC said they have been thoroughly investigating the AFM cases that have […]

Light Up Ocala 2018

Light Up Ocala 2018

The 35th annual Light Up Ocala will take place on November 17, 2018, from 4 to 9 p.m. Watch downtown Ocala come alive with sparkling lights and illuminated icicles. Get in the holiday spirit as you shop from local vendors, sing along to holiday songs, take pictures in front of the tree, and meet Santa. […]

Company says it has the best selling Christmas gift of 2018

Company says it has the best selling Christmas gift of 2018

Conservative company KeepandBear.com says it has the best selling Christmas gift of 2018. “We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new line of toys: MAGA building blocks! This set comes with more than 100 pieces including President Trump in a MAGA hard hat,” the company said. “This toy makes a great Christmas […]

Chick-fil-A is giving away 200,000 free chicken sandwiches

Chick-fil-A is giving away 200,000 free chicken sandwiches

In celebrating its new partnership with DoorDash, Chick-fil-A is giving away 200,000 free chicken sandwiches. Items on Chick-fil-A’s menu will be available for delivery at more than 1,100 U.S. restaurants. Customers who order through the DoorDash app or website must use the promo code “CFADELIVERY” on orders of $5 or in order to receive one […]

Violent bank robber wanted by police, FBI

Violent bank robber wanted by police, FBI

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department and FBI are seeking the public’s help in locating Myron William Ernst, a suspect wanted for questioning following an attempted bank robbery. According to police, at approximately 1:39 p.m., Tuesday, Ernst walked into the Wells Fargo, located at 3201 Southwest College Road, handed the teller a note, and demanded […]

Many turn to Facebook, refer to Ocasio-Cortez as a child

Many turn to Facebook, refer to Ocasio-Cortez as a child

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (D) New York., arrived on Capitol Hill for freshman orientation Tuesday, not to speak with the office of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D) California, but rather to join climate change protesters. “You vote for a child…you get a child!,” seems to be the consensus from many who have turned to Facebook in […]

Pineapple Sam’s Cafe shut down for 24-hours following inspection

Pineapple Sam’s Cafe shut down for 24-hours following inspection

Silver Springs — Pineapple Sam’s Cafe, located at 18976 E Hwy 40, Silver Springs, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was issued on November 8 by the state. The restaurant was allowed to reopen on November 9, but will a follow-up inspection this week. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation cites violations […]

Information sought in downtown Ocala beating, robbery

Information sought in downtown Ocala beating, robbery

The Ocala Police Department is hoping the public can help identify two suspects who beat and robbed a man on October 28. The man, a Molly Maguire’s employee, had walked a female co-worker to her vehicle parked in the American Pawn parking lot. The white vehicle in the video then pulled into the parking lot. […]

Extreme domestic violence, Ocala couple appear on Dr. Phil show

Extreme domestic violence, Ocala couple appear on Dr. Phil show

 On Dr. Phil, Friday, Ocala couple Jourdon Bryant and Richard Sherrets, publicly gave detailed accounts of his violence toward her over the past few years. Bryant’s family says they feel like local law enforcement has failed her. According to state records, in 2016 Sherrets was arrested for domestic violence against Bryant. The state dropped […]

OPD: Sex offender on the run

OPD: Sex offender on the run

Detectives with the Ocala Police Department is asking for the public’s help with locating Vinnie Lee Owens. Owens is a convicted sex offender and is currently on the run from law enforcement. He is known to hang out in the Silver Springs area. Ownes previously served six months for failing to register as a sex offender. […]

AmeriGas customers outraged over unexpected fees, county refused to decrease permit fees

AmeriGas customers outraged over unexpected fees, county refused to decrease permit fees

AmeriGas customers say they feel taken advantage of after they were forced to have propane tanks installed at their homes. Previously, propane was delivered to customers via underground gas lines. Customers were billed monthly according to meter readings. Many of the customers who contacted Ocala Post reside within Marion Oaks, which used to be serviced […]