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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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    Children get shopping experience of a lifetime

    Twenty children from Wyomina Elementary School, who were selected to participate in the Cathy’s Kids program, spent a cheerful morning with Ocala Fire Rescue...
    crime rate ocala, marion county , ocala news, ocala post, ocala crime rates

    Ocala Police Department upset over false crime rate report, Marion County crime rate facts

    The Ocala Police Department, with good reason, is concerned and displeased over a recent article that depicted Ocala as being worse than Detroit for...
    Beluga Whale plays fetch, rugby ball, ocala news, ocala postvideo

    Beluga whale plays fetch with boaters tossing rugby ball

    A beluga whale was recorded playing with a rugby ball being tossed by a group of people on a boat. The footage was recorded by...
    arson, dcf, molotov, ocala news, ocala post

    Ocala man remains behind bars, made Molotov cocktails, attempted to burn down DCF building

    An Ocala man is being held on a $125,000 bond after he was arrested for attempting to burn down the Florida Department of Children...
    sex offenders, polk county, ocala post, child porn case

    17 people arrested during child pornography investigation

    On Monday, November 4, 2019, the Polk County Sheriff's Office concluded a month-long special operation to identify members of the community who possessed and...
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    President and Vice President of the Lakeland Highlands Babe Ruth Baseball League arrested

    The President and Vice President of the Lakeland Highlands Babe Ruth Baseball League arrested were arrested and both charged with Scheming to Defraud over...
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    Corrections officer arrested for child molestation

    A Lowell corrections officer, who is one of four officers being investigated for beating and paralyzing an inmate, has been arrested for child molestation. Keith...
    toddler killed, run over, ocala news, ocala post

    Toddler who was run over in driveway, identified

    The Ocala Police Department has identified the little girl as 18-month-old Paris Narre Lecorn. Police say the grandmother, identified as Joleen Melanie Ellis, 45, had...
    fentanyl, drugs, mexico, ocala news, ocala post

    DEA issues warning over counterfeit prescription pills from Mexico

    The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans. Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription...

    Bad business: Have you done business with this fencing and tree service company?

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ADVERTISEMENT CONTAINED WITHIN THIS ARTICLE IS NOT THE SAME COMPANY MENTIONED IN THE ARTICLE. Have you contracted to have work done...
    faces of meth, ocala news, ocala post, meth

    Panhandler, meth addict, reached into occupied vehicle, stole wallet

    A known panhandler, who is a convicted felon, was arrested after he reached into a vehicle and stole a wallet from a disabled victim. Charles...
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    X-ray revealed drugs in woman’s vagina

    Two people were arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail on Halloween following an October 30, pursuit. The two suspects, Andrew William Wiggins, 20,...
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    Boy saved mom’s life as she was being suffocated by boyfriend

    A fast-thinking 12-year-old boy saved his mom's life by alerting neighbors to the fact that his mom was being battered by her boyfriend. According to...
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    Boyfriend attacked girlfriend, took too long at grocery store

    Crystal River -- A Crystal River man was arrested after deputies say he threatened his girlfriend and had the means to carry out that...
    hepatitis, ocala news, marion county news, ocala post

    Drive-through hepatitis A vaccination event

    Marion County is continuing to see an increase in cases of hepatitis A locally and is encouraging residents to get vaccinated for the virus....
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    Officials combat hepatitis A outbreak affecting Marion County

    Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) and the Department of Health in Marion County (DoHMC) have partnered to combat the hepatitis A outbreak affecting our community....

    Homicide investigation, two men shot dead

    Authorities are now investigating a double homicide after two men who were shot inside a vehicle on Thursday died. According to reports, a passenger drove...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Two dead, north and southbound lanes closed following plane crash

      Two people are dead after a place that had mechanical issues crashed in Ocala. The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating a plane crash that...
    drug dealers, drug raid, drug house, ocala news, ocala post

    Drug raid yields four arrests

    Ocala -- Four drug dealers were arrested following tips that led to a drug raid at 950 NW Martin Luther King Ave, Ocala. The home...
    panhandling, ocala news, drunk, ocala post

    Man standing in street wearing hospital gown, arrested

    Man holding up a sign that read, "I am a beggar, In God, We Trust" was arrested and charged with panhandling. Ocala police responded to...