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    Marion County Student Media Festival will not be held at auditorium

    Marion County – Students and parents alike normally pack the auditorium at Marion Technical Institute for the annual Marion County Student Media Festival. Not...

    Man allegedly pointed gun at officer before fleeing the scene

    On July 24, Ocala police officer Owens responded to the 1600 block of NW 20th Avenue in order to assist the Sumter County Sheriff's...
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    Marion County COVID-19 update for July 20

    Marion County is reporting 2,550 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of July 20. This is: - An addition of 127 cases since yesterday (July 19) - An...
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    Teachers’ union files lawsuit over school reopening order

    According to recently released court documents, the Florida Education Association has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to prevent Gov. Ron DeSantis and state...
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    Appleton to distribute free art kits to local youth

    Ocala, Florida — The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, is preparing free art supply kits for local youth. During the temporary closure...
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    Can you identify this thief? Man drills cash machine, steals cash

    The Ocala Police Department is asking for the public's help in catching a thief. During the night time hours of July 10, 2020, a male...
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    Man violated injunction, attacked victim

    A man who was recently arrested after he battered his fiance when she refused sex was arrested again after he violated a court-ordered injunction. In...
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    Extended weather forecast for Marion County

    This Afternoon A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as...
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    Red snapper season for Gulf state and federal waters ends soon

    The last day to harvest red snapper in Gulf state and federal waters for private recreational anglers is July 25.   The current season also...
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    Man killed after he lost control of his motorcycle, another injured

    One person was killed and another was injured Sunday following a single-vehicle crash. The Florida Highway Patrol said a 62-year-old man was riding his motorcycle...
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    Investigation continues following shooting at Ocala Regional Sports Complex

    On July 11, at approximately 10:20 p.m., Ocala police responded to the Ocala Regional Sports Complex, located at 3500 SW 67th Ave. in reference...
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    Robbery suspect slapped pregnant woman as she tried to stop him

    A career criminal, identified as Frank Heffernan, was arrested on a warrant after he entered a RaceTrac, located at 3674 NW Blitchton Road, and...

    Iguana caused man to flip over bicycle handle bars

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said a man suffered several injuries after he ran over an iguana that darted into path. Deputies said the...
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    Information sought in shooting of child

    Citrus County -- The Citrus County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's assistance in locating the person(s) responsible for events leading up to...
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    Man smiled, laughed after crashing into packed church, setting it on fire

    Ocala, Florida -- A bipolar schizophrenic Florida man was arrested Saturday after he plowed his vehicle into a Catholic church and then set the...
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    COVID-19 update for Marion County

    Ocala — The Department of Health in Marion County is reporting 1,043 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of this morning. This is an addition...
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    Jogger finds human head on side of road

    Florida — St. Petersburg Police shut down the intersection of 38th Avenue South and 31st Street South after a human head was found on...

    Mayor is correct, DBPR would first receive a complaint on a bar, not law...

    On June 26, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation suspended the on-premises consumption of alcohol at all bars in Florida. As stated in...
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    Police will not respond to fireworks noise complaints due to Senate Bill 140

    The Ocala Police Department will not enforce local ordinances regarding noise or related violations involving fireworks due to Senate Bill 140. Senate Bill 140 An act...
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    Ocala Mayor will not enforce state order prohibiting alcohol sales at bars

    On June 26, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation suspended the on-premises consumption of alcohol at all bars in Florida. As stated in...