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    Illegal Russian immigrant to face multiple felony charges after injuring two Ocala police officers

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    Ocala, Florida -- An illegal Russian immigrant who lives in Gainesville is being held without bond after he was arrested on an outstanding warrant...
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    Woman who held knife to man’s genitals now charged with murder

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    Ocklawaha, Florida -- An Oklawaha woman who had previously been arrested for holding a knife to a man's genitals has now been charged with...
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    $500 scholarship opportunity for students

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    Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Legal Support Association is now accepting applications for the Mary Sullivan Scholarship Award in the amount of $500.00...
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    Corrections officer suspended over attempted jailbreak

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    Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office says they are taking bids and have set aside over $500,000 to have new fencing and...
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    MCSO sets aside over $500,000 for fencing around the jail, corrections officer suspended over...

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    The Marion County Sheriff's Office says they are taking bids and have set aside over $500,000 to have new fencing and razor wire installed...
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    Detectives investigating after man and woman shot in Ocala

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    Ocala Police Department responded to the area of SW 12th Avenue near Carver Park at approximately 8:32 p.m Monday following reports of gunfire. Upon arrival,...
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    Ocala man captured in Indiana, faces molestation charges

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    Angel Manuel Acosta-Cruz was captured in East Chicago, Indiana, and extradited back to Marion County to face molestation charges. Acosta-Cruz had been on the run...
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    Remembering “Tony” Wu Li, owner of Tony’s Sushi

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    Ocala has lost an icon. Tony's Sushi Japanese Steakhouse owner, "Tony" Wu Li, died Saturday at the age of 46. Tony's family said that Tony had...
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    Two dead following head-on collision, three others, including two children, remain critical

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    Two people are dead and three others remain in critical condition following a head-on crash Sunday. The accident occurred on U.S. 441, east of Reddick...
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    Ocala Fire Rescue responded to multiple vehicle crashes Sunday

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      Ocala Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a rollover on I-75 Sunday between mile marker 352 and mile marker 354. OFR said the roads were wet...
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    Health officials say Floridians can now get edible marijuana, law enforcement officials not thrilled

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    Wednesday night, and without public announcement, the Florida Department of Health, which oversees medical marijuana, published a new set of rules that will allow...
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    Bat tests positive for rabies in Micanopy area

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    The Florida Department of Health in Marion County wants Micanopy area residents to be aware that a bat in their area has tested positive...
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    Thousands of Duke Energy customers face disconnection, options available

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    In March, Duke Energy launched a sweeping series of changes to help customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, including suspending disconnections for nonpayment and waiving...
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    Traffic violation leads to drug charges for two Ocala men

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    Two Ocala men were arrested on drug charges after they were pulled over for running a stop sign while exiting the parking lot of...
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    Two juveniles charged one with felony each after making homemade fireworks

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    Ocala, Florida -- A Florida Highway Patrol Trooper was patrolling the 6400 block of Northeast Jacksonville Road early Thursday morning when he spotted two...
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    Ocala man charged with three felonies following a domestic disturbance

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    An Ocala man remains behind bars after he was arrested on charges of Child Abuse, Aggravated Battery with Permanent Disfigurement, and Preventing Communication with...
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    Nine displaced following fire at duplex

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    Ocala, Florida -- Nine people -- four adults and five children -- were displaced Monday following an early morning fire. Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded...
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    Bombing exercises taking place in Ocala National Forest

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    Parts of the Ocala National Forest will be closed between August 17 and August 20 due to bombing exercises taking place by the U.S...
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    Teacher’s assistant had sex with girl from Tinder, arrested

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    Ocala Police Department detectives arrested a Vanguard High School teacher's assistant after they were notified that he had been having a sexual relationship with...
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    Ocala business owner files lawsuit against the City of Ocala over “unlawful mask ordinance”

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    An Ocala business owner, who is also an attorney, filed a lawsuit against the City of Ocala Thursday for both a declaratory judgment and...