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    Aunt Fannie's fire, ocala news, ocala post, marion county newsvideo

    MCFR battles blaze at Aunt Fannie’s restaurant

    Aunt Fannie’s, a popular Belleview restaurant, located at 6147 Abshier Boulevard, Belleview, was heavily damaged by a fire early Wednesday morning. At approximately 12:05 a.m,...
    Deniro Elliot Levarity, ocala news, shooting at school, threats to belleview middle

    Student arrested after threatening to shoot up multiple schools

    Marion County -- Deniro Elliot Levarity, 14, a ninth-grader at Belleview High School, was arrested after he made threats to shoot up multiple Marion...

    Landfills could be on the horizon in the City limits, residents furious

    Ocala -- Ocala residents are furious over an ordinance that would allow for the expansion of Friends Recycling, located at 2350 NW 27th Ave. Currently,...
    marijuana, marijuana bill, dea, legalization,

    Medical marijuana, arrests and probation

    By Tim Altman   You are a medical marijuana patient and you find yourself arrested for a crime; after you have bonded out of jail using...

    Marion County woman arrested, forged do not resuscitate orders

    Marion County -- The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced Monday that a former guardian who has been under criminal investigation for forging “do...
    Police Officer Kevin Wright, cops rapes child, crooked cops

    Police officer rapes child, indicted

    West Milton, Ohio -- Police Officer and Navy Veteran Kevin C. Wright, 32, has been charged with three felony counts of rape on a...
    belleview high school, ocala news, ocala post

    Someone posted threats to shoot up multiple Marion County schools

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating threats made on social media against Belleview Middle and High schools, Redeemer Christian School, and...
    fort mccoy school

    Mother says teacher is sexually harassing her son, feels school is doing very little

    A Marion County mom says she was sick to her stomach when her 14-year-old son came home from Fort McCoy School and told her...
    hepatitis a, mill tavern, citrus county news

    Case of Hepatitis A surfaces at Old Mill Tavern

    Citrus County — The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service...
    frost warning, freeze warning, ocala news, freeze warning marion county

    Frost advisory for these areas

    ...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EST SATURDAY... Temperatures as low as 32 will result in frost formation. This advisory is...
    ocala news, ocala post, ocala fire rescue, marion county news

    Ocala & OFR to donate firefighting apparatus to Bahamian community

    The City of Ocala and Ocala Fire Rescue will be donating Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) apparatus to Marsh Harbour, Abaco Island, Bahamas. In...
    ocala traffic, ocala news, ocala post

    Temporary lane closures along Oak Road

    Motorists can expect temporary lane closures along Oak Road between the intersections of Southwest Maricamp Road and Oak Track on Saturday, Feb. 8. Marion Rock...
    ocala news, marion county news, ocala shooting, deer run, shooting, attempted murder

    Vanguard High School on brief code yellow following police chase

    In a press release, Friday, the Ocala Police Department stated that at approximately 11:00 a.m, OPD units responded to a stolen vehicle call out...
    Tornado watch Marion county, Ocala news

    National Weather Service: tornado watch for the following areas

    TORNADO WATCH 32 REMAINS VALID UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN FLORIDA. THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA. CLAY, DUVAL, FLAGLER, NASSAU,...
    ocala-news, ocala news, ocala post, fraud, bank teller

    Quick-thinking bank teller thwarted man’s plan to cash check

    A quick-thinking Regions Bank teller notified authorities when she recognized the name on a check that a tattoo-covered man was attempting to cash. The bank...
    ocala news, marion county news, ocala post, drug dealer

    Drug dealer with fitting name of Cartel arrested during traffic stop

    While patrolling the area of SW 60th Ave, an Ocala police officer saw a Dodge Durango swerving and crossing over the yellow line multiple...

    Man arrested following argument that began over trash

    A 45-year-old man was arrested following an argument that began over trash. Apparently he did not want to clean up his mess from inside...
    toddler killed, run over, ocala news, ocala post

    Student brought marijuana, stolen gun to school, arrested

    On Monday, Lake Weir High School resource officer, Deputy Craig, received information that a student on campus had marijuana in his backpack. The dean then...
    ocala-news, ocala post, marion county news, panhandling

    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...
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    Grandpa got ran over by a deer, literally

    Grandpa got ran over by a deer, literally, and surveillance video captured the entire incident. On Facebook, Ken Worthy wrote, "Many of you have heard...