Public Safety Alert: Ryan Arrandale Escaped From Florida Department of Corrections

Public Safety Alert: Ryan Arrandale Escaped From Florida Department of Corrections

  West Palm Beach, Florida — Florida Department of Corrections Inmate, Ryan Arrandale, 25, white male, 6’01”, 215 lbs., scar on left wrist, wearing blue pants and blue shirt ran out the back door of the Florida Department of Corrections Facility located at 261 Fairgrounds Road, West Palm Beach. Authorities have indicated that Inmate Arrandale […]

Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law

Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law

  On October 1, 2013 at 12:01 a.m., the new “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law” goes into effect. s. 316.305 (3)(a) is defined as the following: A person may not operate a motor vehicle while manually typing or entering multiple letters, numbers, symbols, or other characters into a wireless communications device or while […]

Ocala Police Department Homicide Detective Miguel Gauthier Arrested

Ocala Police Department Homicide Detective Miguel Gauthier Arrested

[Last updated September 30, 2013 at 9:09 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — Ocala Police Department Robbery/Homicide Detective Miguel Gauthier was arrested on Sunday, September 29, 2013, after crashing his car into a brick mailbox at approximately 9:30 p.m. According to Florida Highway Patrol Officer Geoffrey Pubillones, Gauthier was traveling south on SE 8th Street Road when […]

Sheriff Chris Blair Strong Armed By Commission But Says, “I Still Have To Protect My Deputies”

Sheriff Chris Blair Strong Armed By Commission But Says, “I Still Have To Protect My Deputies”

  The September 26, 2013, Marion County Board of County Commissioners meeting was nothing short of political strong arming. Residents of Marion County witnessed the door to catastrophe opening. Ocala.com wrote, “Blair conceded.” However, it wasn’t a concession at all. Commissioners gave Sheriff Chris Blair an ultimatum; an ultimatum that Blair was not prepared to […]

Marcelo Mesa & Stefano Squartino Arrested In Dunnellon

Marcelo Mesa & Stefano Squartino Arrested In Dunnellon

  Dunnellon, Florida — Two men have been arrested in Dunnellon after a traffic stop turns up a large amount of drugs. 21-year-old Stefano Squartino and 20-year-old Marcelo Mesa, both of whom are from Marion County were arrested Tuesday, September 23, 2013, after being pulled over by a Dunnellon Police Officer for failing to use […]

Ocala Beer And Wine Tasting At Pi on Broadway

Ocala Beer And Wine Tasting At Pi on Broadway

  An evening of Beer & Wine tasting at Pi on Broadway, located at 110 SW Broadway, Ocala, Florida 34474. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20, or $25 at door. The purchase of a ticket gets you five beers & five wines of your choice. All proceeds go towards local dancers who dance […]

Deborah Thompson And Kelvin Key-Herrington Wanted And On The Run

Deborah Thompson And Kelvin Key-Herrington Wanted And On The Run

Polk County, Florida — Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help from the public with an Attempted Murder Investigation. At approximately 6 a.m., on Saturday, September 21, 2013, a shooting incident occurred in the area of Edwin Street, NE Winter Haven. 31-year-old Kelvin Lewis Key-Herrington of 518 Sears Avenue NE, Winter […]

Worst child pornography case In U.S.history

Worst child pornography case In U.S.history

  WARNING: THIS ARTICLE MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME READERS Worcester, Massachusetts/Largo, Florida — An investigation led by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, named “Operation Holitna” that originated in Boston back in 2010 has led to the arrests of 54 predators in at least six different countries, and the rescue of around 167 child […]

Teacher arrested for sexually explicit text, e-mail

Teacher arrested for sexually explicit text, e-mail

Seminole County, Florida — Daniel Kelley, 26, was arrested for sending sexual text messages to a 14-year-old student. Kelley, a special needs teacher at Bridges Academy in Winter Springs was fired immediately following his arrest. According to the sheriff’s report, the girl was in Kelley’s homeroom class. Kelley had exchanged hundreds of e-mails with the […]

Washington DC Naval Yard Shooting

Washington DC Naval Yard Shooting

  Washington, DC – The Metropolitan Police Department has released the names of seven of the decedents who were victims in the Washington Navy Yard shooting. The decedents have been identified as: 59 year-old Michael Arnold 53 year-old Sylvia Frasier 62 year-old Kathy Gaarde 73 year-old John Roger Johnson 50 year-old Frank Kohler 46 year-old […]

Voting For The Ocala Drive-In Extended Cast Your Vote Now

Voting For The Ocala Drive-In Extended Cast Your Vote Now

The voting has been extended for Project Drive-In and four more projectors will be donated to the Drive-In with the highest votes. The Ocala Drive-In opened in 1948 and was renovated in July of 2011.       The Drive-In is truly a piece of Ocala’s history, and residents are most certain to be devastated […]

Sheriff Chris Blair Says He Will Not Apologize For Standing Up For Citizens

Sheriff Chris Blair Says He Will Not Apologize For Standing Up For Citizens

  “It is with great honor and pride that I stand ready to serve you, the citizens of Marion County. I am humbled beyond words at the opportunity to work with you and my fellow board members in making the decisions involving growth management, solid waste, economic development, and the protection of our precious natural […]

Two Million Bikers To Washington D.C. Rally

Two Million Bikers To Washington D.C. Rally

  Thousands of bikers road through our Nations Capitol today in memory of that tragic day, 12 years ago, on September 11, 2001, when the United States was attacked by a group of cowards who thought they could break America’s patriotic streak. Sadly, something as spectacular as the ‘Two Million Biker Ride’, has been over […]

Man Points Bow And Arrow At A Deputy

Man Points Bow And Arrow At A Deputy

Marion County, Florida — On September 7, 2013, Deputy Writer responded to a call at 15545 NE 148 Ter. Rd. in Ft McCoy, after Richard Hummel , 53, dialed 911. Hummel told 911 dispatchers that he was having thoughts of suicide and would like to be taken to the Centers for help. Deputy Writer arrived […]

Marion County Commissioners Admit They Did Not Comply With State Law Rejecting Blair’s Request

Marion County Commissioners Admit They Did Not Comply With State Law Rejecting Blair’s Request

  Marion County, Florida — It appears the county tried to pull the wool over Sheriff Blair’s eyes. The commission recently snubbed Blair, turning his budget proposal down. County Commission Chairwoman Kathy Bryant and County Attorney Guy Minter confirmed that the commission’s rejection of Blair’s request did not comply with a state law that grants […]

Motrin Infants’ Drops Recall Alert September 2013

Motrin Infants’ Drops Recall Alert September 2013

  Recall Alert — September 6, 2013 – McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. (“McNeil”) is voluntarily recalling at the retail level three lots, approximately 200,000 bottles, of Concentrated MOTRIN® Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor 1/2 fl oz bottles distributed in the United States (see full product list below). This recall is being conducted […]