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    Dog Tethering Law In Effect

      Marion County, Florida -- On April 1, 2014, Marion County Commissioners approved a revision to the county animal ordinance relating to dog tethering. The...
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    Daniel Loople Dies After Mangled Metal Mess On I-75

      At around 4:11 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, two tractor trailers collided on I-75 near mile marker 371. Michele Richardson-Lozano, 43, who was driving...
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    Search continues for suspect who killed Ocala man

    Detectives with the Cocoa Police Department are still searching for a man accused of killing an Ocala man. On February 6, at approximately 5 p.m.,...
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    Man had pornographic magazines on a school campus

    Officials said several students were still on the grounds of Osceola Middle School Friday when they were notified about a suspicious man. Ocala police said...
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    Strong-arm robbery at Advanced Discount Auto Parts

    // Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala man was able to successfully hide his cell phone from two individuals as they robbed him and...
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    Teen attacked pregnant girlfriend, confronted him about another woman

    Ocala, Florida -- A teen was arrested on a warrant for aggravated battery after he attacked his pregnant girlfriend. On January 5, 2017, deputies responded...
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    Marion County Sheriff’s Office patrol volunteer arrested

    Ocala, Florida -- A Marion County Sheriff's Office patrol volunteer was arrested after he repeatedly struck a female child in the face. On September 13, deputies...
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    Intermittent lane closures

    // Oclala, Florida -- Motorists will continue to experience temporary, intermittent lane closures at the intersection of Northeast 36th Avenue and Northeast 35th...
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    Grenade found at Ocala residence

    // Ocala, Florida -- A grenade was found at a house in the 2200 block of Northwest 47th Circle, Ocala, on Sunday. Saralene Hunt...
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    Woman wanted on numerous warrants was followed

    // Ocala, Florida -- On Friday, Ocala Post reported that Melissa Snyder, 25, was wanted on several warrants in Marion County. On Saturday, Less...

    Services for Ocala Police Officer Jared Forsyth

    // Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Post has received multiple e-mails asking about the services for Ocala Police Officer Jared Forsyth. This information that was...
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    Man finds two bodies in Ocala apartment

      The Ocala Police Department has concluded its investigation after a man found two people dead inside of an apartment at the Paradise Apartments apartment complex. OPD...
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    Two dead following head-on collision, three others, including two children, remain critical

    Two people are dead and three others remain in critical condition following a head-on crash Sunday. The accident occurred on U.S. 441, east of Reddick...
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    Vanguard High School teen killed, another injured

    A Vanguard High School senior was killed Tuesday night and another man seriously injured following a shooting in Ocala. Ocala police said that at approximately...

    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...
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    Loud Music Gets Two Brothers Arrested

      Ocala, Florida -- On April 2, 2014 at approximately 9:15 p.m., Lieutenant Turner and Deputy Terrell were parked in the 5700 block of NW...

    15-Year-Old Niokoa Johnson Lived For Racing

      Ocala, Florida -- Niokoa Breeze Johnson, 15, died March 23, 2014 with her family by her side in Gainesville, Fl. Niokoa Was born September 29,...
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    Belleview man faces felony charges following road rage incident

    The Florida Highway Patrol responded to Southeast 112th Lane, just west of County Road 25A, after a caller reported a road rage incident. Troopers say...
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    FSBA filing lawsuit to remove Step Up For Students

      The Florida School Board Association, an organization that calls themselves the voice of education, is filing a lawsuit today, that if won, would shut...
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    Marion County Fire Rescue toy drive

    // Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Fire Rescue wants to make sure that all children in Marion County have a toy to unwrap...