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    Pineapple Sam’s Cafe shut down for 24-hours following inspection

    Silver Springs -- Pineapple Sam’s Cafe, located at 18976 E Hwy 40, Silver Springs, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was issued...
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    Information sought in downtown Ocala beating, robbery

    The Ocala Police Department is hoping the public can help identify two suspects who beat and robbed a man on October 28. The man, a...
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    Extreme domestic violence, Ocala couple appear on Dr. Phil show

     On Dr. Phil, Friday, Ocala couple Jourdon Bryant and Richard Sherrets, publicly gave detailed accounts of his violence toward her over the past few...
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    OPD: Sex offender on the run

    Detectives with the Ocala Police Department is asking for the public's help with locating Vinnie Lee Owens. Owens is a convicted sex offender and is...
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    AmeriGas customers outraged over unexpected fees, county refused to decrease permit fees

    AmeriGas customers say they feel taken advantage of after they were forced to have propane tanks installed at their homes. Previously, propane was delivered...
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    First Friday Art Walk

    Today is the First Friday Art Walk. The First Friday Art Walk takes place the first Friday of each month, September through May from 6 p.m....
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    OPD: Can you identify these suspects or suspect vehicles?

    The Ocala Police Department is asking for the public's help with identifying several theft suspects. Some of the cases involve more than one suspect or...
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    OPD: Person of interest wanted for questioning in Macy’s arson case

    Macy's prices were on fire Tuesday, October 16, after an unknown suspect entered the store and set ablaze to part of the clothing section. Ocala...
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    2018 drug take-back event, find a location near you

    After collecting a total of more than 9.9 million pounds (nearly 5,000 tons) of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription medications during 15 previous events...
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    OPD: Round 4, police officers will be out in full force

    Ocala — Ocala Police Department police officers will be out in full force beginning October 23, to November 5. Police will be focusing their attention...
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    Police still searching for suspect who set Macy’s fire

    Macy's prices were on fire Tuesday after an unknown suspect entered the store and set ablaze to part of the clothing section. Ocala Police Department...
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    Escort kidnapped, bound, beaten

    Silver Springs Shores -- A 30-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he viciously beat a woman, also 30. Authorities were alerted when witnesses reported seeing...
    Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger, ocala post, ocala news, restaurant inspections

    Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger was shut down following complaint, allowed to reopen after...

    Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger, located at 3558 SW College Road, was immediately shut down after it was inspected following a consumer complaint. The Department...
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    Ocean Buffet inspected following consumer complaint

    Ocean Buffet, located at 3425 SW College Road, was inspected following a consumer complaint. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation visited the establishment on...
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    69th annual Blessed Trinity Carnival coupon

    Ocala -- Blessed Trinity School is hosting its 69th annual Carnival, located at 5 Southeast 17th Street, Ocala, on October 18, 19, 20, and...

    Deputy hospitalized after he crashed patrol vehicle.

    A Marion County Sheriff's deputy was hospitalized after he crashed his patrol vehicle. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, MCSO Deputy Timothy Fretts, 29, was...
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    School board member under fire following whore comments

    Marion County School Board member Nancy Stacy said she stands by her comments that she posted on Facebook earlier this week. Her comments appear to...
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    Former Sheriff Chris Blair appointed to tax oversight committee

    Former Sheriff Chris Blair on Thursday was appointed to the one mill ad valorem tax oversight committee, or Independent Citizens Referendum Oversight Committee, by...
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    FWC seeks input on invasive species rules

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is requesting public input as staff improves rules for non-native species. The potential changes will affect...
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    High priority violations at local winghouse

    Silver Springs -- MJ’s Pizza And Winghouse, located at 5195 E Silver Springs Boulevard, was inspected following a consumer complaint. The Department of Business and...