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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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    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...
    ocala classifieds, ocala marketplace, ocala news, ocala post

    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...
    Puss Caterpillar, ocala news, ocala post

    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...
    teller, citrus county news, ocala post, child abuse

    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...
    Megan Parris, teacher, ocala news, ocala post, teacher sex student

    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...
    dana corrigan, ocama news, ocala post, drugs, theft

    Woman arrested for theft, previously gave up husband’s drug safe

    On October 14, Ocala police responded to Walmart, located at 4980 E. Silver Springs Blvd. after a woman was reported for stealing merchandise. Dana Corrigan,...
    texas roadhouse ocala, ocala news, ocala post

    Texas Roadhouse opens its doors in Ocala

    The Texas Roadhouse, located at 3015 SW 32nd Ave., Ocala, has opened its doors. The more than 7,000 square foot restaurant, which sits in the...
    deer hunting, ocala news, ocala post, hunting

    New deer hunting rules and reporting requirements

    Hunters now have an online option to comply with new deer harvest reporting requirements. You can log (Step 1) your harvest using a paper...

    BBQ restaurant was shut down following health inspection

    Fat Boys' Bar-B-Q Restaurant, located at 4132 NE Silver Springs Blvd Ocala, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was issued on October 8,...
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    Blessed Trinity School Carnival, coupons available

    Blessed Trinity School will host its annual Winter Carnival, celebrating its 70th anniversary, from October 24 to October 27. It's being held at a...
    aggravated assault, ocala news, ocala post, child abuse

    Probation only for man who committed several violent crimes against different women, child

    Marquise J. Woolbright, 26, made a plea deal and received a sentence of three years probation after committing several violent crimes. In 2017, Woodlright's girlfriend...
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    Violent felon arrested on warrant, violated injunction order

    A man was arrested on a warrant after he violated an injunction order in which he was to stay away from a residence where...
    Taiwan Blandin, polk county news, atlanta news, ocala post, murder

    Violent murder suspect captured, killed woman as she held on to her dog

    A Florida man wanted for the murder of Peggy Schiering, 80, and sexually assaulting and kidnapping an 18-year-old, has been captured. On Saturday, October 12,...
    illegal immigrant, ice, rape, ocala news

    Law enforcement agency failed to detain illegal immigrant, caused woman’s rape

    OKLAHOMA CITY – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested Antonio Ulises Perez, a 38-year-old illegal immigrant from El Salvador charged with first-degree rape,...

    Woman helped business man in sex trafficking of little girl, sentenced

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A Southeast Texas businessman was convicted in federal court Tuesday of sex trafficking of a minor female and other related...

    Man molested 4-year-old as he bathed her

    Jesse Holden Otero, 32, was arrested Tuesday after officials say he molested a 4-year-old girl. According to reports, the mother had dropped off her two...