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    Man molested 4-year-old as he bathed her

    Jesse Holden Otero, 32, was arrested Tuesday after officials say he molested a 4-year-old girl. According to reports, the mother had dropped off her two...
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    Felons arrested following traffic stop, multiple charges

    Three felons were arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop in Marion County. According to reports, the driver was stopped because of an expired tag. The driver,...
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    Children were murdered after their mother, additional charges filed

    Summerfield, Florida -- New information shows that Michael Jones, 38, murdered his wife at their home, located at 14680 SE 68th Ter., Summerfield, and...
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    Ocala Thriller 2019, vendors and dancers wanted

    Ocala, Florida — Ocala Thriller 2019, formally known as Thrill the World Ocala, is back for its ninth year this October which will take...
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    Couple used life savings to purchase property, hit with lien from county, community helps...

    After seeing an auction for a Marion County property listed by America's Auction Network (AANtv), Howard and Candy Neuner decided to purchase it. The couple...

    Woman tried to kill her kids, claims husband “hexed” her

    Ocala — A Lake City woman says she attempted to kill her four children -- ages 6 to 13 -- because her husband "put...
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    Precautionary boil water notice, lifted

    Marion County Utilities has rescinded a precautionary boil water notice for 75 customers in the Edgewater community and 114 customers in the Wineberry community,...
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    Temporary lane closures along Buena Vista Boulevard

    Motorists traveling in southeastern Marion County will experience the following temporary lane closures along Buena Vista Boulevard. The closures are necessary so crews can landscape...
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    Mother was allegedly bludgeoned with baseball bat

    Summerfield, Florida -- A mother who was killed with her four young children was allegedly beaten to death with a baseball bat. Inside sources say...
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    Precautionary boil water notice issued for Marion community

    Marion County Utilities has issued a precautionary boil water notice for 75 customers in the Edgewater community and 114 customers in the Wineberry community...

    Rumor Control: No active shooter at Marion school

    A woman who was shopping at the Marion Oaks Winn-Dixie Monday started a rumor by telling customers that Howard Middle School had an active...

    Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy fired, arrested

    A Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy, who was allegedly in the FTO program, was fired after he was arrested for domestic battery. Jaime Lopez, 22,...
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    Hurricane make-up days announced for Marion students and staff

    Marion County –Marion County Public Schools canceled two days of classes during Hurricane Dorian preparations. On Wednesday, the district announced the following calendar changes to...
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    Five suspects captured following car chase and foot pursuit

    Ocala, Florida -- Five felons who have committed multiple burglaries in the Tampa area lead law enforcement officials on a chase Wednesday, which ended...

    School board, spending more than $40,000 for bat removal and prevention

    Belleview, Florida — The Marion County School Board hired a pest control company and will need to pay an additional $18,000 on top of...

    Diner was temporarily shutdown following complaint

    The Northgate Diner, located at 3541 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was issued on September 16, following...

    Ocala police officer killed in off-duty motorcycle crash

    Ocala Police Department police officer, Daniel Wagner, was killed Thursday night after he was involved in an off-duty motorcycle crash. According to the Florida Highway...

    New information in child pornography case involving medical rep

    After an extensive investigation by the Citrus County Sheriff's Office, 40-year-old Joshua J. Faciane was arrested for 50 counts of possession of child pornography. On...

    Federal lawsuit filed against the City of Ocala, criminalizing homelessness

    Ocala, Florida – Southern Legal Counsel, the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida (ACLU), and Ocala attorney Andy Pozzuto filed a federal class-action lawsuit...

    Sheriff Prendergast: medical rep arrested for most heinous crime

    This article was updated on September 19, 2019, at 8:01 p.m. View those updates here. The Citrus County Sheriff's Office (CCSO), On July 7, 2019,...