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Temporary lane closures, County Road 42

Motorists traveling in Marion County will experience temporary lane closures in the northernmost westbound lane of County Road 42, between the intersections of Southeast...
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Two arrested for picking saw palmetto berries

Two people were arrested for allegedly harvesting saw palmetto berries. According to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, as of last July, a...
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Ocala Police Department hosting annual Cops & Cars car and truck show

The Ocala Police Department is hosting its annual Cops & Cars car and truck show, which will benefit the United Way of Marion County. The...
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20 people dead and 26 others injured in El Paso, Texas shooting, Democrats immediately...

  El Paso, Texas -- A gunman killed 20 people and injured 26 others Saturday after he opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso,...

Fireworks that give back to the community

Ocala, Florida -- Do you plan on celebrating the Fourth of July with a bang this year? If so, you might want to consider...
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First city in Central Florida decriminalizes marijuana

// Orlando, Florida -- Orlando has now passed an ordinance that decriminalizes the use of marijuana. On Monday, the ordinance passed...
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Woman charged with 8 counts of Animal Cruelty-Cause Cruel Death Pain and Suffering

// Ocklawaha, Florida -- An Ocklawaha woman was charged with 8 counts of felony Animal Cruelty-Cause Cruel Death Pain and Suffering...
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MCFR fire chief candidate accused of harassment against women and lack of higher education

// Ocala, Florida -- On August 26, acting County Administrator Mounir Bouyounes selected Deputy Fire Chief Paul Nevels as the candidate...
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Man busted little girl’s nose

// Anthony, Florida -- A man, who deputies say struck a little girl in the face over the weekend, was released...
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Man blamed his crimes on a male escort

Silver Springs - A credit card thief got caught after he left a receipt from items he had purchased in a stolen car. Deputies say...
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More details after a missing Ocala girl was found in Washington

// Ocala, Florida -- The man who took Victoria F. Edwards, 14, from her home on August 5, could be facing...
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Missing Ocala teen found in Washington, suspect arrested

// Ocala, Florida -- Missing teen, Victoria Edwards, 14, who was last seen at her home on August 4, 2015, has...

Firefighter who drove around stopped school bus will be ticketed

// Ocala, Florida -- On the morning of August 20, while waiting at the bus stop with his son, Shannon Guinther...
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Man solicited undercover officer for sex

// Ocala, Florida -- On August 21, members of the United Drug Enforcement Strike Team arrested Joseph A. Moseley, 22, for...
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Sex offenders allowed to live next to schools

  Marion County -- In the state of Florida, all sex offenders are forbidden to live within 1,000 feet of any school, daycare or park,...
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Walmart cashier played dumb after stealing from customer

// Ocala, Florida -- On Saturday, Marion County Sheriff's deputies responded to a Walmart located at 9570 Southwest Highway 200, in reference...
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Girl involved in 2 hit-and-run crashes allegedly thought it was funny

// Ocala, Florida -- A girl, who a witness says was dancing and laughing after she stuck his vehicle and fled,...
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Ocala resident, University of Central Florida student missing & endangered

// Ocala, Florida -- Mikanzis Shawn Spinella, 19, left his home at approximately 2:30 p.m. on August 22, 2015. Before leaving, Spinella...
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Aggravated assault outside Cowboys Saloon

// Ocala, Florida -- A Leesburg man was released from jail on a $5,000 bond after he assaulted a man at...
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Traffic crash at 326 and 441

// A Hawthorne woman was cited for careless driving following a crash at the intersection of U.S. 441 and State Road...