OPD: Ocala man wanted for murder, captured

OPD: Ocala man wanted for murder, captured

Ocala, Florida — According to the Ocala Police Department, Dayomonte “Dayo” Osteen McIntosh was arrested in Albany, Georgia on Thursday. The U.S Marshals Service Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force captured him at a relative’s home after OPD received a tip leading them to McIntosh’s location. Detectives said McIntosh has not been cooperative at all and […]

Girl releases video after French shooting, sparks controversy

Girl releases video after French shooting, sparks controversy

Since the hate fueled shootings in Paris, many have turned to social media to express their anger, frustration, and sadness. Words like #muslims, #CharlieHebdo, #cartoonist, and #freedomofspeech have been trendy on social media since the shooting. And media outlets, such as the Associated Press and CNN, have come under fire for “bowing down” to the […]

Sisters, 11 and 15, murdered their 16-year-old brother

Sisters, 11 and 15,  murdered their 16-year-old brother

White Springs, Florida — Additional information is now available in the murder of a 16-year-old boy in Columbia County, Florida. Detectives with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office determined that Nicole Kornegay, 11, assisted her sister, Misty “Ariel” Renee Kornegay, 15, in the murder of their 16-year-old brother, Damien Kornegay, and both teens have been arrested […]

Deputies targeted: Shots fired at deputies during drive-by

Deputies targeted: Shots fired at deputies during drive-by

Dade City, Florida — Three shots were fired at two Pasco Sheriff’s Office deputies conducting traffic enforcement early Sunday morning in Dade City. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Sunday, the two deputies were inside their individual cars in the parking lot of Northside Baptist Church, 37047 Lock Street, monitoring the intersection of 21st and Lock Street, […]

Ocala man shot in eye

Ocala man shot in eye

Ocala, Florida — Detectives with the Ocala Police Department are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred on Saturday. The shooting happened in the 1900 block of West Silver Springs Boulevard, near the Big Apple grocery store. According to reports, Kevin Hart, 26, was struck by one of many bullets that were fired. Several of the […]

Woman remains in critical condition after Christmas morning shooting

Woman remains in critical condition after Christmas morning shooting

Marion Oaks, Florida — Mary Lou Hutson, 55, remains in critical condition following a Christmas morning’s shooting in the 6000 block of SW 131st Lane, Marion Oaks. Detectives believe Preston Daniel Pollard, 23, drove all the way from Venus, Texas, for the sole purpose to shoot the victims. When he arrived at the residence, he […]

Ocala shooting leaves one dead

Ocala shooting leaves one dead

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is investigating a shooting at Spring Manor Apartments, located at 2851 NE 7th Street, Ocala. Known drug-dealer, Antonio “DaBoss” Jones, 23, was shot multiple times at approximately 8:30 a.m. on December 29. According to public information officer, Sergeant Angy Scroble, Jones later died from his injuries. He was […]

FWC: Two cited for shooting at buck from vehicle

FWC: Two cited for shooting at buck from vehicle

Ocala, Florida — While patrolling the area of Forest Road 8 and Old Forest Road 573, FWC Officer, Washburn Wear, heard gunshots in the distance. As Officer Wear headed in the direction of the gunshots, he saw a vehicle with one headlight driving slowly toward him. When the driver spotted the FWC officer, the vehicle […]

Double suicide in Summerfield shocks family and friends

Double suicide in Summerfield shocks family and friends

Summerfield, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 3781 SE 141 Lane in reference to a suicide. When Deputy Mitchell Tucker arrived on the scene he was greeted by Jackie Slonaker whom shouted out, “They are dead, they are all dead.” According to reports, Slonaker seemed distraught and was motioning Deputy Mitchell to the […]

Florida teachers could soon be armed with guns and open carry

Florida teachers could soon be armed with guns and open carry

  Tallahassee, Florida — On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, a bill which would allow Florida teachers to carry loaded guns in classrooms took a huge step forward. The new bill will allow trained school teachers, principals or volunteers to carry weapons. According to reports, there have been 44 school shootings in the U.S since the […]

BB gun shooting suspects charged in $22K crime spree

BB gun shooting suspects charged in $22K crime spree

  Marion County, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office detectives, using a tip from Crime Stoppers, were able to build a case against four adults who are now charged with a spree of BB gun shootings in Marion County. The four suspects, known as the “BB Gun Bandits,” are all from Weirsdale, they are accused […]

Body cam records would-be NFL player Jermaine Green being shot

Body cam records would-be NFL player Jermaine Green being shot

  Daytona Beach, Florida — A man was shot by two officers in Dayton Beach early Wednesday morning after police say he held a knife to his girlfriend’s neck. At around 2:45 a.m., police were called to a residence located at 822 Magnolia Avenue in Daytona Beach regarding a fight inside the home. When police […]