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 […]