WARNING: Classic Hummus recall

WARNING: Classic Hummus recall

Sabra Dipping Co., LLC announced that it is voluntarily recalling approximately 30,000 cases of its Classic Hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. This measure is limited to five SKUs of Classic Hummus sold nationwide. To date, no other Sabra product is affected by this recall. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause […]

Nearly 1,000 gang members arrested in 6 weeks

Nearly 1,000 gang members arrested in 6 weeks

Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates from 239 different gangs were arrested in 282 cities across the U.S. during Project Wildfire, a six-week operation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The operation targeted transnational criminal gangs and others associated with transnational criminal activity. “Criminal gangs inflict violence and fear […]

Major controversy after police pulled over a firefighter

Major controversy after police pulled over a firefighter

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — A major fire is raging after police in Pennsylvania conducted a traffic stop on a man who claimed to be a Philadelphia firefighter. Philadelphia Police Department Officer Holloway conducted a traffic stop on Tony Soto’s vehicle for having tinted windows (sun screening). The entire incident was captured on Soto’s cell phone, which […]

Woman attacked; baby cut from stomach

Woman attacked; baby cut from stomach

Longmont, Colorado — A pregnant Colorado woman that responded to a strangers Craigslist ad for baby clothes was brutally attacked. Police were called to the 1600 block of Green Place, Longmont, Wednesday, in response to a stabbing. Longmont Police spokesman Jeff Satur said when police arrived, they discovered that a 26-year-old pregnant female had been […]

DEA warning about the Schedule II narcotic fentanyl

DEA warning about the Schedule II narcotic fentanyl

On Wednesday, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a nationwide alert about the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues/compounds. Fentanyl is commonly laced in heroin, causing significant problems across the country, particularly as heroin abuse has increased. This alert was issued through the multi-agency El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC) to all U.S. law […]

Bill would reclassify marijuana under federal law

Bill would reclassify marijuana under federal law

Washington — On Tuesday, Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Rand Paul (R-KY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), during a news conference on Capitol Hill announced they are proposing legislation that would legalize state medical marijuana programs under federal law and reclassify marijuana as a Schedule II drug under the Controlled Substances Act. “Today we join together to […]

Missing teen found

Missing teen found

Missing 17-year-old, Hannah Thomas-Garner, has been found safe. Hannah’s father, Jeff Garner, said she called on March 7, and said she was in Santa Cruz, California. The two were reunited a short time later. Jeff said he is happy his daughter was unharmed and thanked everyone from the bottom of his heart. Stay tuned for […]

Former Trinity Catholic football player, Chris “Juice” Johnson dead, at 22

Former Trinity Catholic football player, Chris “Juice” Johnson dead, at 22

  [Last updated on March 1, 2015, at 2:32 p.m.] The Duquesne Dukes football team is mourning the loss of Chris “Juice” Johnson, 22, after he passed away Saturday. Facebook feeds were “blowing up” Saturday with speculation of his untimely death hours before any official news release. Ocala Post received more than two dozen e-mails […]

Recreational marijuana now legal in Alaska

Recreational marijuana now legal in Alaska

[Video contains adult language] Alaska — Alaska can now be added to the list of states that have legalized the use of recreational marijuana. Starting on Tuesday, Alaskans cannot only cultivate and smoke marijuana ,they can also transport less than an ounce, and give some to a friend if an individual chooses to do so. […]

50 shades of what were you thinking

50 shades of what were you thinking

A Pennsylvania school district is under fire after they distributed a word search puzzle based on the sexual novel “Fifty Shades of Grey.” The word search was passed out to Monessen middle school students and contained the terms “spanking,” “bondage,” “submissive,” and many other words that were more explicit in nature. Ocala Post contacted the […]

“Rainbow people” might have information on missing Oregon teen

“Rainbow people” might have information on missing Oregon teen

Ocala, Florida — Today, a family from Oregon reached out to Ocala Post hoping to generate new leads that would help locate their missing 17-year-old daughter. The Oregon family believes the “rainbow people” in the Ocala National Forest, Florida area might have information on their daughter’s whereabouts. Hannah Thomas-Garner, of Ashland, Oregon, was last seen […]

FBI: Changes might be coming to a local law enforcement agency near you

FBI: Changes might be coming to a local law enforcement agency near you

This week, in a speech at the National Sheriffs’ Association Winter Conference in Washington, D.C., FBI Director James B. Comey discussed the Bureau’s current priorities as well as collective issues facing the law enforcement community as a whole. He specifically highlighted the FBI’s number one priority—counter-terrorism—and talked about how the proliferation of al Qaeda offshoot […]

FBI: Extreme case of witness intimidation

FBI: Extreme case of witness intimidation

Philadelphia — As far as witness intimidation goes, Philadelphia drug trafficker Kaboni Savage and members of his criminal enterprise appeared to corner the market on how far they would go to silence anyone willing to testify against the organization. The most horrifying example of this was the brutal firebombing that resulted in the deaths of […]

Man arrested after plot to attack U.S. Capitol Building foiled

Man arrested after plot to attack U.S. Capitol Building foiled

Green Township, Ohio — Assistant Attorney General for National Security, John P. Carlin, and Acting Special Agent in Charge John A. Barrios of the Cincinnati Division of the FBI announced today that the Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested a Cincinnati-area man for a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials. Acting Special […]

Couple arrested after video showed baby with gun

Couple arrested after video showed baby with gun

Evansville, Indiana — An Indiana couple was arrested on multiple charges after police found cellphone videos of a baby playing with a .40 caliber handgun. According to police, the video was discovered during an investigation in which Michael Barnes, 19, attempted to sell a firearm to an undercover Evansville police officer. After Barnes was arrested, […]

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 […]