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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...

    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...
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    Man shot to death in Belleview

    Belleview, Florida -- A death investigation is underway after a man was shot in Belleview. The man was located in the 4400 block of Southeast...
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    Bodycam video shows guardian was calm during arrest

    Marion County -- Bodycam video shows just how calm former guardian Rebecca Lee Fierle-Santoian was while being served an arrest warrant. The Florida Department of...
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    School district will now investigate claims that teacher sexually harassed boy

    Marion County -- The Marion County Public School district will now investigate after a Fort McCoy School female teacher was accused of sexually harassing...
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    Second juvenile, 13, arrested after threatening to shoot up school

    A second juvenile has been arrested in connection with making threats to shoot up Belleview Middle School. Andrew Smith, 13, was arrested on Thursday. Authorities were...
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    Former Lowell corrections officer arrested, sexual misconduct

    Marion County -- A former corrections officer at the Lowell Correctional Institution turned himself in at the Marion County Jail Tuesday and was charged...
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    9-year-old boy charged with attempted first-degree murder

    Ocala, Florida -- The State Attorney’s Office said they will charge the 9-year-old Ocala boy who stabbed his sister with Attempted First-Degree Murder. On Wednesday,...
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    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,...
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    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,...

    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...
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    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...
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    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...