Two critically injured in accident on 225A

Two critically injured in accident on 225A

[Last updated on August 5, 2015, at 12:18 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — A mother and a 6-year-old boy are in critical condition following a two-vehicle crash Monday morning. The relationship between the woman and the boy is unknown at this time. According to reports, at approximately 9:47 a.m. the Marion County Public Safety Communications Center received a 911 […]

9-year-old died in Hog Valley fire

9-year-old died in Hog Valley fire

Hog Valley, Florida – Marion County Fire Rescue said when they arrived at a home located at 14675 NE 206th Lane, Hog Valley, it was fully engulfed in flames. Hog Valley is a small community located in the Ocala National Forest. According to reports, the boy’s father, James Atkinson Sr., was able to get his […]

MCSO BOLO: Man attempted to abduct autistic boy

MCSO BOLO: Man attempted to abduct autistic boy

[Last updated January 30, 2015, at 9:01 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who attempted to abduct a 15-year-old autistic child. The incident happened in the Silver Springs Shores area. According to reports, a newer two-door black Chevy Silverado with chrome accents pulled up to the victim’s […]

MCSO: Suspects shot 8-year-old in throat with Airsoft gun

MCSO: Suspects shot 8-year-old in throat with Airsoft gun

  Marion Oaks — Sunday, at approximately 2:00 p.m, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy J. Clark responded to the 3700 block of Southwest 150th Loop, Marion Oaks, in reference to a battery on a 8-year-old female victim. The juvenile had been shot in the throat with an Airsoft gun while she played outside her grandfather’s home. […]

School bus attendant assaulted autistic child during ride home

School bus attendant assaulted autistic child during ride home

Polk City, Florida — Yesterday, December 10, 2014, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit detectives arrested 52-year-old Clara McGriff, of Lake Wales, on a warrant charging her with one count Negligent Child Abuse (F-3). McGriff is employed by the Polk County School Board as a school bus attendant, and has been charged with child […]