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    Marion County Sheriff’s Office accused of overstepping, internet cafe owners say they were unjustly...

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    In February, the Marion County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted on an ordinance spearheaded by the Marion County Sheriff's Office to prohibit internet...
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    FDLE Crime Report shows Ocala climbing Florida’s most dangerous cities list, murder rate up...

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    A Uniform Crime Report released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows that total violent crime was up in Marion County for 2019. In...
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    Teen strangled woman over inhaler, said he needed a goodnight’s sleep before going to...

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    Deputies responded to the 4800 block of NW 60th Ter, Ocala, after a victim reported that she had been attacked by her boyfriend. Upon arrival,...
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    Marion County schools COVID-19 report for February 12-18

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    Marion County -- In a press release Friday, Marion County school officials reported that 52 people — 17 employees and 35 students — tested...

    Automax accused of kicking potential buyer off lot because he was not buying at...

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    An Ocala man, identified as Adam, says he is angry at how Automax treated his friend while he was on the lot browsing for...
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    Man with history of beating women is hiding out, badly beat woman

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    Marion County -- A fugitive is hiding out and wanted by authorities after he badly beat a woman all over her body with a...
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    Career criminal arrested after witnesses reported he assaulted his girlfriend

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    A Marion County man known on the streets as "zipper face" was arrested after he assaulted his girlfriend. Deputies responded to the Stage Top motel...
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    Career criminal completely ear-responsible, arrested for VOP on felony warrant

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    An Ocala man is being held without bond after he was arrested on Violation of Probation charges. The felony VOP warrant was issued on November...
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    Owner of apartment complex sues Ocala over new fire tax

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    The owner of the Carlton Arms of Ocala apartment complex, located at 5001 SW 20th Street, filed a lawsuit against the city of Ocala...
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    State Attorney says no charges for man who struck dog in head with fence...

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    A Marion County man will not do jail time after the State Attorney's Office dropped aggravated animal cruelty charges he was facing. Shawn Lemarr Benson,...
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    Fire destroys Ocala home, no one injured

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    Ocala, Florida --  Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to reports of a fire on the 500 block of Southeast 28th Avenue shortly after 11...
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    JOBS: Marion County Public Schools in bad need of bus drivers

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    Marion  County – COVID-19 is creating a dire need for temporary school bus drivers in Marion County Public Schools. So much so, the district...
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    Arctic air could bring rain-snow mix to Florida, freeze warning for Marion County

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    According to global forecast models, there is a blast of winter weather trying to enter Florida around February 12 or 13. Forecasters from AccuWeather say...
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    Ocala mask ordinance extended, Mayor Guinn addresses public after being released from hospital

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    The City of Ocala masks ordinance will remain in effect for the next 60 days. In a 4-1 vote, City Council members voted on the...
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    Good Samaritan finds valuable piece of equipment, returns it to Ocala Fire Rescue

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    Ocala , Florida -- Last Sunday, a Good Samaritan, Barry Wilson, was on his daily bike ride through Ocala when he road up on...

    Man hit, choked pregnant woman, released on bond

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    On January 13, OPD Officer J. Lawrence was on patrol when he was dispatched to a late-reported domestic battery at the Howard Johnson hotel,...
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    Pedestrian hit, killed on Southwest Broadway Street and South Pine Avenue

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    Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department is currently working a traffic fatality - Vehicle vs. Pedestrian - at Southwest Broadway Street and South...

    Marion County Fire Rescue battled fire at auto mechanic shop, one person injured

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    Photo gallery of the fire below the article Belleview, Florida --  A well-known business in Belleview was destroyed by a fire Wednesday morning. At approximately 6:46...
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    ALDI announces store opening in Dunnellon

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    Dunnellon, Florida -- Have you been waiting for an ALDI store to open in the Dunnellon area? Well, your wait is over. ALDI is planning...
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    Man arrested after he tried to force himself on a juvenile as she slept

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    A 20-year-old was arrested Tuesday and charged with Lewd and Lascivious Behavior by an Adult Over 18. On December 18, Jerome Merritt was hanging out...