Big Lee’s Barbecue giving away FREE BBQ until the food runs out

Big Lee’s Barbecue giving away FREE BBQ until the food runs out

  Rashad Jones, the owner of Big Lee’s Serious about Barbecue and winner of Food Network’s “Guy’s Big Project,” announced he will be celebrating the companies 4th anniversary and his 40th birthday by giving away FREE BBQ. In a recent post on Facebook, Jones wrote, “This is our way of letting all of our customers, fans and […]

VIDEO: Police officer arrested, charged with felony child abuse

VIDEO: Police officer arrested, charged with felony child abuse

  A Miami-Dade police officer, Raymond Rosario, 44, was suspended with pay after he was arrested for hitting his daughter on a school campus. The incident was caught on school surveillance video. Rosario arrived at Pinecrest Cove Preparatory Academy after a teacher called him and stated that his daughter, 14, had been disrespectful to a […]

Firefighters save two cats from fire

Firefighters save two cats from fire

Summerfield, Florida — The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a mobile home fire Monday that left four adults without a home. The American Red Cross has since stepped in to help. Marion County Fire Rescue (MCFR) was dispatched to the 17000 block of Southeast 96th Court, Summerfield, after a neighbor reported smoke and flames emitting […]

Man seriously injured in 484 crash

Man seriously injured in 484 crash

On January 29, at approximately 8:39 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 2500 block of Southwest Highway 484. Engine Company 24 with the Marion Oaks Fire Station was the first to arrive on the scene. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Timothy Petersen, 63, of Swartz Creek, Michigan, was […]

FWC charges 3 in connection to shark dragging video

FWC charges 3 in connection to shark dragging video

  Following a four-month-long investigation, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), along with the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office announced charges against three fishermen in connection with a video of a shark being dragged behind a boat at a high rate of speed. During the investigation, officials said they also learned of other […]

Human remains found in Florida Highlands in Dunnellon

Human remains found in Florida Highlands in Dunnellon

  Dunnellon, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case involving human skeletal remains. The remains were discovered in a wooded area, located near 9587 Southwest 151st Place, in the Florida Highlands in Dunnellon. According to a press release, On August 26, an unnamed person found the remains while hiking through the […]

Woman, 69, injured in house fire

Woman, 69, injured in house fire

  Ocklawha, Florida — An Ocklawaha woman was transported to a hospital Thursday after she was injured in a mobile home fire. At approximately 7:13 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue units responded to a residential fire, located at 7550 Southeast 183rd Avenue Road, Ocklawaha. Engine 4, Rescue 4, and District Captain 2 arrived on scene […]