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    Curfew warning: school will be out soon; keep minors off the street after dark

      Ocala, Florida -- When the school year ends, a drive down Easy Street, through Marion Oaks, or Silver Springs Shores after 11 p.m. would...
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    Vanguard student robs store at gunpoint, needed money for cap and gown

    A Vanguard High School senior was arrested Thursday and charged with Armed Robbery. Clarence Sylvester Cobarris, 18, was arrested by an Ocala Police Department detective,...

    Video: Employees at local dental office fall victim to thieves, can you identify?

      Ocala, Florida -- The hunt is on for two black females who brazenly stole several credit cards and wallets from an Ocala dental office. Dr. Jamie Amir,...
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    Churchill Dentistry raided for the second time

      Ocala, Florida -- Churchill Dentistry, formerly Polliwog Dental, is back in the spotlight once again. In addition to child abuse allegations, there have been allegations...

    Largest Synthetic Marijuana K2 Bust In Marion County To Date

      Deputies raided a doughnut shop, and it wasn't to enjoy the powdered treats. An anonymous tip has led to a large drug bust and the...
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    Man punched woman and small child in face

    // Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala man remained behind bars Wednesday, after he punched a woman and small child in the...
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    Teen shot in drive-by removed from life support

    Ocala, Florida -- A 17-year-old who was shot in a drive-by shooting, has died. According to a press release, Rizaki Germaine Johnson was removed from life...
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    Food stamp disbursements will come early in November

    Food stamp recipients who received their benefits on an earlier date in October due to Hurricane Matthew will also receive benefits early for the...
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    Homicide in Silver Springs

    // Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office is currently on scene of a homicide in Silver Springs that...
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    Horse found slaughtered in Summerfield

    A Summerfield woman who boards horses for other people said someone killed a 7-year-old female quarter horse. According to the woman, when she had fed...
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    Man attacked woman after leaving Cowboys Saloon together

    // Ocala, Florida -- A 24-year-old male faces multiple felony charges after he attacked a female who gave him a ride home. The...
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    Free medical/dental care coming to Ocala, 2 days only

    Ocala, Florida -- United Hands, Inc. created FreeD.O.M. Clinic USA to address the growing need for dental, optical, and medical care to the indigent,...

    Walmart shooter removed from life support

    David Johnson, the man who shot a woman inside a Walmart and later shot himself, was removed from life support Monday night and has...
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    Mom and two sons arrested after their vehicle caught fire

    // Ocala, Florida -- A family was arrested after they accidentally set their Chevy truck on fire. On Wednesday, Marion County Sheriff's...
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    Two teens arrested for shooting paintballs at people

    Summerfield, Florida -- Two teens, Justin Ackley, 17, and Dylan Pilcher, 18, were arrested Thursday after they were accused of shooting paintballs from a...
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    Woman shares story of abuse at hands of Marion County firefighter

    UPDATE: Domestic violence victim Nicole Leinas said it was hard to come out with her story because of victim shaming. Leinas said that she was...
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    Shooting at Ocala apartment complex leaves one in critical condition

    The Ocala Police Department is investigating after someone was shot at the Promenade at Ocala Apartments, located at 1421 SW 27th Avenue. OPD said calls...
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    Student arrested after threatening to shoot up multiple schools

    Marion County -- Deniro Elliot Levarity, 14, a ninth-grader at Belleview High School, was arrested after he made threats to shoot up multiple Marion...
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    Decomposing body ruled a homicide

      Ocala, Florida -- The decomposing body of 47-year-old Wendy Ann Kane, that was found on August 12, 2014, after neighbors smelled a foul odor...
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    Pregnant woman says boyfriend battered her because she wouldn’t have sex

    Marion Oaks -- A pregnant woman had to seek medical treatment after she was battered by her boyfriend. According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office,...