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    Derek Medina Posing with a gun Ocala Post

    Facebook Killer Derek Medina Pleads Not Guilty

      Miami, Florida -- Derek Medina, 31, of South Miami with a confession attached to it, posted a picture of his wife's bloody slumped over...
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    From the Editor: Ocala Post will not back down due to threats

    Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Post recently received several e-mails and Facebook messages from individuals complaining about the names and photos of juvenile criminals, drug...
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    Department of Health warns Floridians and visitors to avoid 64 massage establishments

    // Florida -- The Florida Department of Health, with support from local law enforcement agencies, carried out Statewide Operation Trigger Point...
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    MCSO receives salary adjustment for entry-level deputies

    // Ocala, Florida -- For the first time in 11 years, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) increased the agency’s starting...
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    UF researches discovered rare virus in ticks thought to have vanished

    // Gainesville, Florida — University of Florida researchers have discovered a rare virus that belongs to the family Arenaviridae. Some arenaviruses...
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    Intermittent lane closures

    // Oclala, Florida -- Motorists will continue to experience temporary, intermittent lane closures at the intersection of Northeast 36th Avenue and...
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    Body of missing hiker found

    // Ocala, Florida -- After an extensive search, the body of a missing hiker was found at approximately 1 p.m. Friday. Searchers...
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    Marion Oaks kidnapper arrested

    // Marion  Oaks -- A suspect has been arrested in Dublin, Georgia, following a Sunday night kidnapping, which occurred in Marion Oaks. The...
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    Roommates Buy Couch From Thrift Store And Find Hidden Surprise

    // New York -- When three roommates in New York needed a couch for their apartment, they decided to be frugal...
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    Police want a feature of the mobile App, Waze, disabled

    // In light of the recent ambush attacks on law enforcement, the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) is concerned that those who...
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    Two killed in crash, one in critical condition

    // Ocala, Florida -- A Sunday morning crash left two people dead and one in critical condition. The accident involved a white Mercury...
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    Elderly Woman Stabbed In Home Invasion

      Ocala, Florida -- On December 3, 2013 at approximately 6:38a.m., the Ocala Police Department received a call that a Home Invasion Robbery had just...
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    Curfew warning; keep children off the streets after dark

    // Ocala, Florida — In May, Ocala Post told you about the curfew being enforced by the Ocala Police Department. However,...
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    “Down the drain” animal rescue

    // Polk County Sheriff's Office Facebook fan Ramon Gonzalez snapped several photos of the Davenport Fire Department and PCSO Animal Control...
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    Video: Mom slaps child that is terrified of beach waves

    Virginia Beach, Virginia - Katherine Johnson, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, captured video of an unidentified woman "smacking" her child after the young boy expressed...
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    Swine Flu Cases For 2014

      Brevard County, Florida -- Health officials in Brevard county have confirmed several serious cases of H1N1 (Swine Flu) in the county. Health officials are urging...
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    Off-duty deputy disarmed suspect at Ocala restaurant

    // Ocala, Florida -- On January 14, 2015, at approximately 8:55pm, officers responded to the El Toreo restaurant, located at 3510...
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    Mom steals baby items, injures child

    // Ocala, Florida -- On Saturday, Ocala Police responded to a Walmart, located at 2600 SW 19th Avenue Road, Ocala, in...
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    MCSO BOLO: Man attempted to abduct autistic boy

    // Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who attempted to abduct a 15-year-old autistic...
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    Juvenile carjacked woman then used her cell phone to access Facebook

    // Marion Oaks -- A 17-year-old Marion Oaks boy was arrested after deputies say he carjacked a woman then forced her...