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    Sanctuary city freed more than 1,000 illegal immigrants in 2019

    Chicago — Law enforcement agencies in Cook County, Illinois, released 1,070 illegal immigrant criminals and immigration violators in Fiscal Year 2019, despite requests by...
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    OPD officer who was killed was drunk, speeding, second officer lied to investigators

    On September 19, 2019, Ocala Police Department police officer, Daniel Wagner, was killed after he was involved in an off-duty motorcycle crash. A report released...

    State threatening to fire between 1,200 to 1,600 hundred teachers who attend rally

    The State is threatening to fire between 1,200 to 1,600 hundred teachers if they attend the "Take on Tallahassee" rally scheduled to take place...
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    Crime Stoppers tip leads to woman’s arrest

    A Crime Stoppers tip led two Ocala Police Department officers to a woman who was wanted on a VOP warrant for shoplifting. The tipster told...
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    State admits clerical error, Fat Boys’ Bar-B-Q was not actually shut down

    On January 7, 2020, Ocala Post, per the Department of Business and Professional Regulation inspection report, published that Fat Boys’ Bar-B-Q restaurant had been...
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    Man reported for driving on suspended license, faces multiple charges

    A man was pulled over and arrested Wednesday after someone reported the suspect was driving on a suspended license. Shortly after Christner Angerville left his...
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    Man wanted for murder, on the run

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of 24-year-old Henry Fernandez-Soto of Lakeland, who was shot Wednesday evening, January 8, 2019, at...
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    Three arrested in home invasion

    Three people were arrested Tuesday after committing a home invasion at a residence on Northeast 35th Street. Ricky Deely, Estell Garwood, and Alice Noell broke...
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    UPDATED: Bar-B-Q restaurant shut down again*

    NOTE: On January 10, 2020, The Department of Business and Professional Regulation admitted to Ocala Post that a clerical error was made when the...
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    Three arrested in attempted armed robbery, two are juveniles

    Marion Oaks -- Three criminals were arrested Monday after they attempted to commit an armed robbery with a stolen handgun. The victim stated that he...
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    Ocala man arrested for sexual relationship with 16-year-old

    An Ocala man was arrested Saturday after an investigation revealed that he had sex with a mentally challenged 16-year-old female. The teen, who lives in...
    ocala news, ocala post, fatal crash, semi crash

    Man died after SUV veered off roadway

    A Bronson man is dead after he crashed his SUV Monday afternoon. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 67-year-old David Lewis Jr. was traveling eastbound...
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    OPD Sgt. suspended, falsified reports

    Ocala Police Department Sgt. Lonnie Freeman was suspended after it was discovered he falsified reports following an unlawful arrest. In addition to falsifying reports, Freeman...
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    Police officer crashed, arrested for DUI

    On Wednesday, January 1, 2020, Sanford Police Officer Adam Feldman was relieved of duty and placed on unpaid Administrative leave pending the outcome of...
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    Multiple lane closures you should be aware of

    The Marion County Office of the County Engineer announces the following temporary lane closures: Jan. 19-April 21 | Rainbow Park Unit 5 subdivision between the...
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    The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill jobs near you

    The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of temporary positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. With...
    fireworks, ocala post, ocala news, fireworks illegal

    Officials: Many types of fireworks are illegal in Florida

    There will be dozens of firework shows across Florida for New Year's, and many residents will choose to light up the sky with their...
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    Live Santa Tracker

    NORAD Santa Tracker. Santa Claus began his Christmas Eve journey delivering presents around the world and will soon be shimmying down chimneys near you.

    Suspect who shot Eustis police captain, dead

    A manhunt after an armed robbery suspect shot Eustis Police Captain Gary Winheim Thursday afternoon, ended hours later with the suspect dead. According to Eustis...

    Local diner inspected, receives perfect score

    This article was made possible by AGM Roofing and Tree Service. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation cites violations of Florida’s sanitation and safety...