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    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...
    crystal river news, ocala news, ocala post, domestic violence

    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...
    hepatitis outbreak, ocala news, ocala post, ocala news

    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...
    panhandling, ocala news, drunk, ocala post

    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...
    body found, human remains, ocala national forest, ocala news

    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...
    child abuse, daytona news, aggravated child abuse, boiling water, ocala post

    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...
    firefighter, ocala news, ocala post, marion county fire rescue

    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...
    purse snatcher, ocala news, ocala post

    Purse snatching thief on the loose in Ocala

    Ocala -- Ocala police are searching for a woman they say stole a purse from an 84-year-old woman while shopping at Walmart. According to a...

    Human remains found by hunter

    Marion County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating after a deer hunter reported finding human remains Sunday in the area of Forest Road 5 in...
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    Ocala Post expands its publication to include two new sections

    Ocala Post introduces two new sections to its publication; the Marketplace (classifieds) and Obituaries. The market place on Ocala Post makes it easy to list...
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    Southern flannel moth, venomous puss caterpillar, makes return to Florida

    The southern flannel moth, Megalopyge opercularis, is an attractive small moth that is best-known because of its larva, the puss caterpillar, which is one...
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    Woman duct taped boy to chair, charged with aggravated child abuse

    Citrus County -- A Florida woman is behind bars after investigators say she tied a boy to a chair and attempted to suffocate him. Merry...
    school bus crash, ocala news, ocala post

    Driver dead after slamming into the rear of a school bus

    A driver is dead after slamming into the rear end of a school bus early Monday morning. The driver has been identified as 72-year-old Gail...

    Florida men busted, trafficking ring smuggling thousands of turtles

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has charged two suspects for poaching thousands of Florida’s native turtles from the wild and selling...
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    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...