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Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Ocala news, Ocala Post, i-75 crash

    All I-75 southbound lanes are blocked after semi hit car head-on

    UPDATE: At 5:27 p.m, FHP announced that they were in the final stages of cleanup and all southbound lanes have reopened . The Florida Highway...
    ocala-news, ocala post, animal cruelty

    12-year-old arrested for aggravated animal cruelty

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 12-year-old boy after he tied a dog to a tree and tortured it. Christopher Alveraz-Murillo has been...
    ocala-news, ocala post, hog hunting, fwc

    Five men cited for illegally hunting on state property

    Five men were issued a notice to appear and cited after they were caught hunting in Silver Springs State Park. Officer Michael Rice with Florida...
    ocala-news, ocala post, rape, knife-point

    Ocala mother raped, robbed at knife-point

    Ocala, Florida -- A suspect who held a mother at knife-point and then raped her is on the run. The Ocala Police Department is trying...
    ocala-news, ocala post, school threats, snapchat

    Third juvenile arrested after making threats via Snapchat to commit mass shooting

    A third juvenile has been arrested in association with threats made via Snapchat to shoot up Belleview Middle School and Belleview High School. On Tuesday,...
    ocala-news, ocala post, snook season, florida fishing

    Snook season soon opens to recreational harvest in some Gulf waters

    The recreational harvest season for snook opens March 1 in some Gulf waters, including Escambia through Hernando counties, and waters south of Gordon Pass...
    ocala news, ocala crash, ocala post

    One person extricated following multi-vehicle crash

      Ocala -- Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to a multi-vehicle crash involving a sedan, a pick-up truck, and a compact SUV Monday in the...

    Ocala Police Department is investigating a Missing Person case

    UPDATED: She has been found safe. Ocala -- The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating a Missing Person case involving Shamara T. McCants, 20. McCants was...
    ocala-news, ocala post,

    Boyfriend who dragged, ran over and killed girlfriend, arrested

    The Florida Highway Patrol stated Sunday that nine hours after Eileen Bocca, 48, died from her injuries after being run over by her boyfriend,...
    ocala-news, ocala post, marion county news, health

    Residents encouraged to sign up for chronic health condition management classes

    Marion County -- Managing chronic health conditions can be overwhelming, but it’s a reality that many residents face. According to the Centers for Disease Control...
    ocala-news, ocala news, ocala post, ocklawaha

    SWAT called after two barricade themselves inside Ocklawaha home

    Ocklawaha, Florida -- Two Ocklawaha residents, Karlos Macias, 34, and Trina Shepherd, 30, were arrested Friday after a brief standoff with SWAT. Marion County deputies...

    AGM Roofing & Tree Service says they are hiring, but are tired of lame...

    AGM Roofing & Tree Service says they are looking for serious workers who want a good paying, real job. The owner, Tommy Lea, said previous...

    Video of near fatal crash, booking photos of juveniles released

    Video submitted to Ocala Post -- Audio has been removed Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department is charging nine counts of Burglary-Unoccupied Conveyance-Unarmed and...
    ocala-news, ocala post, serios crash

    Seven juveniles charged with felonies following near deadly crash

    On Monday, Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to a serious crash where some of the occupants had been ejected. The accident happened in the 6100...
    ocala-news, ocala post, logan's

    Logan’s Roadhouse, Ocala, closes its doors for good, others will likely follow

    Employees say they were not given an explanation prior to the closing and were notified at 2 p.m on February 19. Logan’s Roadhouse, located at...
    school bus crash, ocala news, ocala post

    School bus driver cited for careless driving following crash

    Three children were injured and transported to Advent Health Wednesday after their school bus struck a SUV. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said a Marion County...
    Ocala news, felons voting rights, Ocala post

    Federal appeals court rules against DeSantis, felons who owe fines can vote

    A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled that felons cannot be kept from voting simply because they failed to pay fines, fees, and restitution resulting...
    Ocala news, Ocala Post, fishing, Florida fishing

    All three species will remain catch-and-release through May 31, 2021

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will extend catch-and-release measures for snook, red drum, and spotted seatrout for an additional year via...

    Burger King employee faces 69 counts of fraud

    Note: A previous version of this story had the suspects age as 48.  A Burger King employee is facing 69 counts of Felony Fraud-Fraudulently Obtained...
    stranger things season 4, ocala post

    Stranger Things season 4 teaser released

    On Facebook, “Stranger Things” posted the teaser and wrote, “From Russia with love...” It's official, David Harbour‘s Chief Jim Hopper character will be back for...