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    Newly released details in tragic I-75 accident & funeral arrangements

    Ocala, Florida -- Florida Highway Patrol investigators continue to piece together the events that led to a multiple car crash on Saturday, May 3,...
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    I-75 accident claims life of The third victim

    // Ocala, Florida – The third pedestrian involved in the May 3, 2014, crash on I-75, Mr. George R. Phillips, 52, of...
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    Tragic accident on I-75 in Marion County kills two and seriously injures another

      Ocala, Florida – A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was killed in the line of duty today while working a traffic crash on Interstate 75. At...
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    Former Owner Of Ray the Locksmith, Inc. Arrested

    // Ocala, Florida -- On April 26, 2014, Kathryn Altman, 49, business woman and former owner of Ray the Locksmith, Inc., in Ocala,...
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    Curfew: OPD Reminds Parents; Keep Your Kids Off The Streets Or Face Fines

    Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department says they have been experiencing problems with minors late at night on the weekends at Wal-Mart on...
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    Weather Warning For Thursday, May 1, 2014 – Saturday, May 3, 2014

    // Ocala, Florida --Looks like another wet day, as well as Friday and Saturday. Have your umbrella ready. Drive with extra caution if...
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    Sheriff Chris Blair Said, “Again I will say, medical use of marijuana for serious...

    // Ocala, Florida -- Sheriff's across Florida are gearing up for a campaign called "Don't Let Florida Go To Pot," a campaign against...
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    “Molly the dog” makes miraculous recovery after brutal stabbing

      // Ocala, Florida -- On April 27, 2014 a dog named "Molly" was beaten and nearly stabbed death by Steven Fleming, 49, of...

    Severe Weather Warning For April 29, 2014

    // Ocala, Florida -- On April 29, 2014 at 3:32 p.m. the National Weather Service issued a significant weather advisory for Alachua,...
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    Murphy Express Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

    // Ocala, Florida -- Around 3:40 a.m., Monday, April 28, 2014, a suspect committed armed robbery of the Murphy Express, 17 Cedar...
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    Former Belleview Sonny’s BBQ manager arrested

    Ocala, Florida — An investigation into the former Belleview Sonny's BBQ Manager Paul Bryan Orr, 37, which began on March 17, 2014, ended with...
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    Drunk mom crashes car with 2-year-old in her lap

    // Ocala, Florida -- On April 26, 2014, Officer Pitman responded to a single vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of SW...

    Motorcycle Crash Claims Two Lives In Dunnellon

      Dunnellon, Florida -- Two motorcyclists were killed on April 26, 2014 as they were cruising in a rural area of Marion County. Justin Richard, 22,...
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    Florida mom puts 2-year-old in serious danger

    // Ocala, Florida -- On April 28, 2014, Corporal Moore with the Marion County Sheriff's Office responded to the 5200 block of West...
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    Bloody scene at Ocala home after dog was stabbed

    Ocala, Florida -- On April 27, 2014, Ocala Police Officers Wabbersen and Drawdy responded to the 1100 block of NE 13th Street in reference...
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    No Butts: Saggy Pants Ban; Pull’em Up Or Pay Up

    // Saggy pants could soon be a crime in all of Florida, and the legislation for the ban is being welcomed with open...
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    Local prostitute told undercover officer, no butt

    Ocala, Florida -- On April 22, 2014, the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) conducted a "Prostitution" operation throughout Marion County, Florida. At approximately 4...

    WARNING: Case Of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed

    // Ocala, Florida —The Florida Department of Health in Marion County today, advised residents that there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease...
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    Domestic Violence Call Reveals Illegal Relationship Between Two Females

    // Ocala, Florida -- On today's date, April 22, 2014, Ocala Police Officer R. Tuck responded to a call in reference to a...
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    Ocklawaha man charged with Capital Sexual Battery

    // Ocklawaha, Florida -- On April 17, 2014, the Marion County Sheriff's Office received a call in regards to a 10-year-old female juvenile...