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    Osceola Middle School student says she escaped from 2 men

    Ocala, Florida -- An Osceola Middle School student said she was targeted Monday by two men as she waited for her mother to pick...
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    Spring Manor Apartments shooting over females and drugs

    // Ocala, Florida -- On July 25, 2014, at approximately 1:37 a.m., the Ocala Police Department received a call in reference to a...

    Ocala Fire Rescue: Get your chili today

    Fans of Ocala Fire Rescue’s (OFR) chili won’t have to wait until next year’s chili cook-off to savor a bowl of the crews’ concoction. Today,...
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    Juveniles arrested, stole van to buy marijuana in Miami

    Two juveniles who say they were on their way to Miami to buy marijuana were arrested Friday following a brief pursuit. As they were booked...
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    ALERT: Several upcoming lane closures for Marion County

    Marion County -- Motorists traveling in Marion County will experience the following intermittent lane closures: Aug 7: Southeast 165th Mulberry Lane at the intersection...
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    Shooting at local nightclub leaves 5 injured and one dead

    // Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department, assisted by the Marion County Sheriff's Office, are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately...
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    Actions of alert OPD Sgt. lead to capture of two fraudsters

    Jose Yosvani Hernandez-Trujillo, 41, and Orlis Martinez-Cruz, 21, both from Miami, remained behind bars Friday after they were arrested on May 16, and charged...
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    Search For John Radabaugh Of Ocklawaha Continues

      Ocklawaha, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office and numerous volunteers spent today searching for a missing Ocklawaha man that was last seen on...
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    Transgender bathroom ban passes 4-1

    // Ocala, Florida -- The resolution to ban transgender bathrooms in Marion County schools has been officially adopted. During a Tuesday emergency resolution...

    Two innocent people dead after high-speed chase

        Two people were killed Friday night when Marion County Sheriff's deputies initiated a high-speed chase with a "suspicious vehicle." The Florida Highway Patrol said that...
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    Back to School Tax Free Weekend

    // Ocala, Florida -- With the start of school just weeks away, Ocala Post wants to encourage you to take advantage of this...
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    Mother charged with manslaughter in baby’s death

    // Ocala, Florida -- On Wednesday, Ocala Police Department Detective Mary Brewton arrested the mother of the 20-month-old child who drowned in a...
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    Brian Thomas Strangled His Wife Unconscious

      Ocala, Florida -- On November 26, 2013 deputies responded to a call involving a domestic dispute. While en-route, the victim advised that she was hiding...
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    Marion Oaks: Sex offenders within five miles of each school

    // Ocala, Florida -- Recently, parents asked Ocala Post to compile an easy-to-view list of sex offenders who live near schools in Marion Oaks....
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    Residents express their concerns at Marion Oaks meeting

    // Ocala, Florida -- Despite the cold weather, Marion Oaks residents came out by the dozens to attended the Town Hall meeting Thursday...
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    Marion County School Board employee arrested

    // Ocala, Florida -- On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at approximately 6:00 p.m., Detectives Daniel Clark and Jessica Wong arrested Michael Stephen Ziebart,...
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    Video: Hardee’s gets called out on french fry scam

    It is not a magic trick, but many say it is an unethical business practice that goes unchecked. In the video, a customer demonstrates that...

    Two dead bodies found at a Dollar General, ruled double homicide

      Weirsdale, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office is still investigating after two dead bodies -- one male one female -- were found in a vehicle....
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    Woman tried to drive off with car attached to tow truck

    // Ocala, Florida -- A tow truck driver was assaulted with a vehicle as he attempted to remove a car from Spring Manor...
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    Ocala shooting leaves one dead

    Ocala, Florida -- Ocala police are seeking details in a shooting that left one man dead. A 54-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday night at...