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    12-year-old arrested for aggravated animal cruelty

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 12-year-old boy after he tied a dog to a tree and tortured it. Christopher Alveraz-Murillo has been...
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    Ocala mother raped, robbed at knife-point

    Ocala, Florida -- A suspect who held a mother at knife-point and then raped her is on the run. The Ocala Police Department is trying...
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    Third juvenile arrested after making threats via Snapchat to commit mass shooting

    A third juvenile has been arrested in association with threats made via Snapchat to shoot up Belleview Middle School and Belleview High School. On Tuesday,...
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    OPD: Can you identify the thieves who stole from Lowe’s

      Ocala -- The surveillance photos are badly distorted, but the Ocala Police Department needs your help with identifying two thieves who stole nearly $2,000...
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    One person extricated following multi-vehicle crash

      Ocala -- Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to a multi-vehicle crash involving a sedan, a pick-up truck, and a compact SUV Monday in the...

    Ocala Police Department is investigating a Missing Person case

    UPDATED: She has been found safe. Ocala -- The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating a Missing Person case involving Shamara T. McCants, 20. McCants was...
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    Boyfriend who dragged, ran over and killed girlfriend, arrested

    The Florida Highway Patrol stated Sunday that nine hours after Eileen Bocca, 48, died from her injuries after being run over by her boyfriend,...
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    OPD: Can you identify this lady?

    The Ocala Police Department needs the public's help identifying a woman who was involved in an altercation on February 19. The altercation took place at...
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    Residents encouraged to sign up for chronic health condition management classes

    Marion County -- Managing chronic health conditions can be overwhelming, but it’s a reality that many residents face. According to the Centers for Disease Control...
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    SWAT called after two barricade themselves inside Ocklawaha home

    Ocklawaha, Florida -- Two Ocklawaha residents, Karlos Macias, 34, and Trina Shepherd, 30, were arrested Friday after a brief standoff with SWAT. Marion County deputies...

    AGM Roofing & Tree Service says they are hiring, but are tired of lame...

    AGM Roofing & Tree Service says they are looking for serious workers who want a good paying, real job. The owner, Tommy Lea, said previous...
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    Video of near fatal crash, booking photos of juveniles released

    Video submitted to Ocala Post -- Audio has been removed Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department is charging nine counts of Burglary-Unoccupied Conveyance-Unarmed and...
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    Seven juveniles charged with felonies following near deadly crash

    On Monday, Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to a serious crash where some of the occupants had been ejected. The accident happened in the 6100...
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    Logan’s Roadhouse, Ocala, closes its doors for good, others will likely follow

    Employees say they were not given an explanation prior to the closing and were notified at 2 p.m on February 19. Logan’s Roadhouse, located at...
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    School bus driver cited for careless driving following crash

    Three children were injured and transported to Advent Health Wednesday after their school bus struck a SUV. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said a Marion County...

    Burger King employee faces 69 counts of fraud

    Note: A previous version of this story had the suspects age as 48.  A Burger King employee is facing 69 counts of Felony Fraud-Fraudulently Obtained...
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    Man shot to death in Belleview

    Belleview, Florida -- A death investigation is underway after a man was shot in Belleview. The man was located in the 4400 block of Southeast...
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    Bodycam video shows guardian was calm during arrest

    Marion County -- Bodycam video shows just how calm former guardian Rebecca Lee Fierle-Santoian was while being served an arrest warrant. The Florida Department of...
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    School district will now investigate claims that teacher sexually harassed boy

    Marion County -- The Marion County Public School district will now investigate after a Fort McCoy School female teacher was accused of sexually harassing...
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    Second juvenile, 13, arrested after threatening to shoot up school

    A second juvenile has been arrested in connection with making threats to shoot up Belleview Middle School. Andrew Smith, 13, was arrested on Thursday. Authorities were...