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    Innocent bystander injured in high-speed chase, suspect apprehended

    Ocala, Florida -- On March 10, Ocala Police Officer Roger Hollingsworth was exiting the Ocala Police Department onto South Pine Avenue when he saw...
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    Circumstances surrounding missing teen now considered suspicious

    Reddick, Florida –A 14-year-old Marion County girl first presumed to be a runaway is now considered a suspicious missing person case. Alliana Marie Gargis was...

    Plane crashes into SUV in Florida, kills three

    Three people died and another was injured Monday after a single-engine plane crashed into a black SUV on a Florida road. Megan Bishop, 35, was...

    Unemployment rate rises in Marion County

    Ocala, Florida – The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Marion region was 5.5 percent in January, up 1.4 percent over December 2020 and 0.9...

    Wanted: Suspect vandalized restaurant bathroom, did not pay tab

    The Ocala Police Department is asking for the public's help with identifying a man they say pulled a "Dine and Ditch" and vandalized the...
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    Florida man brutally beats grandfather with baseball bat, cuts off his ears

    Deland, Florida – A Florida man is behind bars after he brutally killed his grandfather Saturday. According to reports, deputies arrived at a home on...
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    Teen, 15, charged as adult after shooting real estate agent to death

    A 15-year-old South Florida boy has now been charged as an adult in the shooting death of a real estate agent. Ft. Lauderdale Police say...
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    Man killed after his motorcycle slammed into a bear

    Marion County -- A man was killed Thursday after his motorcycle collided with a black bear. The crash happened at approximately 11 p.m. According to the...
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    Investigation ongoing after mother of three murdered in her home, no leads

    Ocklawaha, Florida -- The investigation continues after a mother of three was found murdered in her home. On February 28, a 911 call went out...
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    Driver trauma alerted following crash with semi

    Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to reports of a vehicle crash with entrapment on the 5100 block of SR 40 at 12:47 a.m. on...
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    Lowell Correctional Institution is now hiring certified and non-certified correctional officers

    Lowell Correctional Institution, located at 11120 NW Gainesville Road, Ocala, is now hiring certified and non-certified correctional officers. Lowell Correctional Institution offers rewarding correctional officer...
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    Dunnellon man shoots mother, grandmother, then turns gun on himself

    A seven-hour standoff with the Marion County Sheriff's Office SWAT team ended with three dead. On Sunday, March 7, 2021, at approximately 6:00 p.m, MCSO...
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    RECALL: Dog and ground beef raw pet food, Salmonella, Listeria Monocytogenes health risk to...

    On March 3, 2021, Bravo Packing, Inc. of Carneys Point, NJ is recalling all Ground Beef and Performance Dog, a frozen raw pet food...
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    New Publix opens in the Villages

      The Villages --  On Thursday, March 4, Publix Super Markets opened a new store at the Magnolia Plaza Shopping Center in The Villages, Florida. This...
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    Ocala woman allegedly raped, left on side of road, suspect on the loose

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who allegedly kidnapped and raped a woman. The victim told authorities that the incident took...
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    Florida man dropped the ball, cut off “willy” of wife’s lover, sentenced

    Florida -- A Florida man who snipped off the penis of his wife's lover has now been sentenced to prison. According to court records, Alex...
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    Florida man, naked, shaking his penis at people, shot

    Florida — A Florida man is in critical condition after he brought the wrong weapon to a gunfight and was shot while naked and...
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    Op-ed: Incentivized rehabilitation improves public safety

    As Chair of the Florida Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Civil and Criminal Justice, it is my job to ensure Florida’s neighborhoods remain safe and every...
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    Marion County Sheriff’s Office accused of overstepping, internet cafe owners say they were unjustly...

    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...

    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...