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OPD: Round 2, police officers will be out in full force

Ocala -- Ocala Police Department police officers will be out in full force beginning September 25, to October 8. Police will be focusing their attention...
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WWII Veterans To Be Honored At Ocala International Airport

  Ocala, Florida -- Sixty years after their use over the skies of enemy territory, they embark on a new mission over the skies of...
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Student stalks ex-girlfriend, steals condoms and lube

A Forest High School student who had been stalking his ex-girlfriend was arrested after he broke into her car. A school resource deputy reported that...
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Owner of restaurant is one of nine men arrested in human trafficking case

A two-year long investigation into a Human Trafficking case originating in Hernando County has resulted in the arrest of nine individuals statewide. Two of the...
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Marion County inmate attacks corrections officer

// Ocala, Florida -- Xavier Washington, 43, was brought to the Marion County Jail for Violation of Probation and Career Offender...
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Free Food Day event at Ocala Public Library

// Ocala, Florida -- Children ages 4 through 9 can enjoy interactive games, sing-a-longs, reading, and crafts while learning about the...
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Man threatened to kill girlfriend over child support

// Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala man was arrested after he threatened to kill his girlfriend over a child support case. On...
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Walmart customer service employee arrested

// Ocala, Florida -- A Walmart customer service employee was arrested after an investigation revealed she had been stealing from the...
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Six arrested in home invasion and shooting

// Belleview, Florida -- On January 19, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Marion County Sheriff's Office deputies, along with Belleview Police...
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Traffic crash at 326 and 441

// A Hawthorne woman was cited for careless driving following a crash at the intersection of U.S. 441 and State Road...

RaceTrac robbery followed by multiple shootings: Two children shot

  Ocala, Florida -- An armed robbery was the beginning of a busy night for law enforcement and it happened just moments before multiple shootings...
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Annual Ocali Country Days Festival

// Ocala, Florida -- Save the date! The 2015 festival will be on Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, November 15th. Ocali Country...
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Teen, arrested, was tired of being yelled at

Ocala, Florida -- An 18-year-old woman was arrested after she assaulted a 13-year-old. A Marion County sheriff's deputy responded to the 100 block of Southeast...
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OPD: Craigslist armed robbery suspect wanted for questioning

Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect who was present during an armed robbery. Tuesday,...
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Marion County Fire Rescue toy drive

// Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Fire Rescue wants to make sure that all children in Marion County have a toy...
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Belleview Man Arrested In Massachusetts

  Belleview, Florida -- Mark Anthony Bryant, 31, of Burlington, Massachusetts, has been charged with having inappropriate contact with a juvenile. Detectives interviewed the victim...
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Two dead in Rainbow Lakes near Dunnellon

  Marion County, Florida -- On December 29, 2013 at approximately 9 p.m. the Marion County Sheriff's Office said that they are now investigating two...
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Illegal immigrant beats woman and attacks two deputies

// Ocala, Florida -- Officials say an illegal immigrant from Mexico was arrested after he broke into a house, assaulted a...

City of Ocala allowing historical cemetery to be destroyed

// Ocala, Florida — The inscription on the memorial plaque in front of Evergreen Cemetery in Ocala, Florida, reads as follows: "Reserved...
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Career criminal arrested on weapons and drug charges, back on the street

// Ocala, Florida -- A drug dealer and convicted felon was arrested Thursday morning after the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team...