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    Light Up Ocala 2019

    The 36th annual Light Up Ocala will take place on November 23, 2019, from 4 to 9 p.m. Watch downtown Ocala, 100 SE 1st Ave.,...
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    Corrections officer arrested for child molestation

    A Lowell corrections officer, who is one of four officers being investigated for beating and paralyzing an inmate, has been arrested for child molestation. Keith...
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    Double homicide suspect arrested following confession

    A man who killed two men last week has been arrested after he turned himself in to police. Investigators had been looking into the double...
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    Toddler who was run over in driveway, identified

    The Ocala Police Department has identified the little girl as 18-month-old Paris Narre Lecorn. Police say the grandmother, identified as Joleen Melanie Ellis, 45, had...
    fentanyl, drugs, mexico, ocala news, ocala post

    DEA issues warning over counterfeit prescription pills from Mexico

    The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans. Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription...

    Bad business: Have you done business with this fencing and tree service company?

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ADVERTISEMENT CONTAINED WITHIN THIS ARTICLE IS NOT THE SAME COMPANY MENTIONED IN THE ARTICLE. Have you contracted to have work done...
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    Panhandler, meth addict, reached into occupied vehicle, stole wallet

    A known panhandler, who is a convicted felon, was arrested after he reached into a vehicle and stole a wallet from a disabled victim. Charles...
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    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,...
    citrus gazette, domestic battery, domestic violence

    Boy saved mom’s life as she was being suffocated by boyfriend

    A fast-thinking 12-year-old boy saved his mom's life by alerting neighbors to the fact that his mom was being battered by her boyfriend. According to...
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    Boyfriend attacked girlfriend, took too long at grocery store

    Crystal River -- A Crystal River man was arrested after deputies say he threatened his girlfriend and had the means to carry out that...
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    Officials combat hepatitis A outbreak affecting Marion County

    Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) and the Department of Health in Marion County (DoHMC) have partnered to combat the hepatitis A outbreak affecting our community....

    Homicide investigation, two men shot dead

    Authorities are now investigating a double homicide after two men who were shot inside a vehicle on Thursday died. According to reports, a passenger drove...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Two dead, north and southbound lanes closed following plane crash

      Two people are dead after a place that had mechanical issues crashed in Ocala. The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating a plane crash that...
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    Ocala Fall Festival photos

    Ocala Fall Festival photos by Thomas Gaines/Ocala Post
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    Drug raid yields four arrests

    Ocala -- Four drug dealers were arrested following tips that led to a drug raid at 950 NW Martin Luther King Ave, Ocala. The home...
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    Man standing in street wearing hospital gown, arrested

    Man holding up a sign that read, "I am a beggar, In God, We Trust" was arrested and charged with panhandling. Ocala police responded to...
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    Human remains found in Ocala National Forest, identified

    The human remains discovered by a deer hunter in the Ocala National Forest have been identified as being Daniel Allen Jones. The Medical Examiner's Office...
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    Man got away with child abuse, arrested again…abused another child, caregiver also arrested

    A Deltona man arrested on charges of burning a 3-year-old girl in 2018, has been arrested again after he poured boiling water on a...
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    More details about human remains found by deer hunter

    The human remains discovered by a deer hunter in the Ocala National Forest are those of a white male -- between 45 to 55...
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    Marion County Fire Rescue mourns death of Firefighter/EMT

    It is with my deepest regret that I announce the death of Firefighter/EMT Emilio Rivera. Firefighter Rivera, a proud United States Marine Corps veteran, and...