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    UPDATE: 18-year-old was killed in I-75 crash after losing control of his vehicle

    Approximately 15-minutes after southbound lanes reopened following a vehicle crash involving a semi, a second A tractor-trailer vs passenger car occurred at the 368 mm. A...

    Manhunt under way for person of interest in Crystal River shooting

    The Citrus County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help in locating 25-year-old David Jerome Lemon, Jr. Lemon is wanted for questioning in the February 20,...

    All three species will remain catch-and-release through May 31, 2021

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will extend catch-and-release measures for snook, red drum, and spotted seatrout for an additional year via...

    It’s bat time again: check your home before maternity season

    Bat maternity season is almost here, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding the public to check their homes and...

    Dorothy May Smith

    Dorothy May Smith, age 92, passed away on December 1, 2019. She was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on April 12, 1927 to Allan and Fanny...

    Debbie Ann Gulledge

    Debbie Ann Gulledge of Chiefland, FL passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the E.T. York Hospice Care Center in Gainesville, FL.  She...
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    Commissioners want more regulations on panhandling

    At a meeting, Marion County Commissioners discussed how to regulate panhandling in the county. The county has an anti-panhandling ordinance in place, however, the State...

    Krystal is no more in Ocala

    In November, Krystal announced the hiring of two new senior executives -- chief operating officer Tim Ward and chief financial officer Bruce Vermilyea --...

    Weird News

    X-ray revealed drugs in woman’s vagina

    Two people were arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail on Halloween following an October 30, pursuit. The two suspects, Andrew William Wiggins, 20,...

    All three species will remain catch-and-release through May 31, 2021

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will extend catch-and-release measures for snook, red drum, and spotted seatrout for an additional year via...

    Inert bombing will take place in Ocala National Forest

    You may hear loud booms this weekend...don't be alarmed. Navy training schedules indicate that inert bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located...

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    Cops and Crime

    Corrections officer arrested, attempted to poison inmate

    A corrections officer arrested Saturday at Lowell Correctional Institution accused of trying to poison an inmate has been identified as Qualesha Quayshaun Williams, 28,...

    Teachers and Crime

    Teacher arrested for sexual relationship with student

    A former New Smyrna Beach High School teacher was arrested Thursday and charged with Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor. The student is a 16-year-old...

    Teacher arrested after touching girl inappropriately

      Dunnellon, Florida -- A Dunnellon High School teacher is under arrest after a 15-year-old female said he touched her breast during class. The teen came...

    Evergreen Elementary dean of students exposes penis

    // Ocala, Florida -- Evergreen Elementary dean of students Patrick Sasnett was arrested following allegations that he exposed himself to a grandmother. Sasnett...

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    UPDATE: 18-year-old was killed in I-75 crash after losing control of his vehicle

    Approximately 15-minutes after southbound lanes reopened following a vehicle crash involving a semi, a second A tractor-trailer vs passenger car occurred at the 368 mm. A...

    Marion County Fair coming soon

    Marion County has not had an “Open” County Fair since 1996 when it was called the Peanut Festival/ Marion County Fair. In fact, Marion County...

    I-75 fatal crash involving semi and passenger car at MM 368

    Approximately 15-minutes after southbound lanes reopened following a vehicle crash involving a semi, a second A tractor-trailer vs passenger car occurred at the 368mm. FHP...

    OPD: Can you identify the thieves who stole from Lowe’s

      Ocala -- The surveillance photos are badly distorted, but the Ocala Police Department needs your help with identifying two thieves who stole nearly $2,000...

    Manhunt under way for person of interest in Crystal River shooting

    The Citrus County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help in locating 25-year-old David Jerome Lemon, Jr. Lemon is wanted for questioning in the February 20,...