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    Dumb criminals: Ocala woman smugly waved at officer before she was arrested

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    // Ocala, Florida —An Ocala woman was arrested after she failed to comply with the terms of her felony probation following her arrest...
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    Two career criminals arrested after stealing car from a motel

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    Ocklawaha, Florida -- Two car thieves are behind bars after they were arrested for stealing a car from the Microtel Inn & Suites, located...
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    Ocala business owner files lawsuit against the City of Ocala over “unlawful mask ordinance”

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    An Ocala business owner, who is also an attorney, filed a lawsuit against the City of Ocala Thursday for both a declaratory judgment and...
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    Drug dealer with fitting name of Cartel arrested during traffic stop

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    While patrolling the area of SW 60th Ave, an Ocala police officer saw a Dodge Durango swerving and crossing over the yellow line multiple...
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    Detectives investigating after man and woman shot in Ocala

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    Ocala Police Department responded to the area of SW 12th Avenue near Carver Park at approximately 8:32 p.m Monday following reports of gunfire. Upon arrival,...
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    Two Dunnellon men arrested for burglary of a Marathon gas station

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    Dunnellon, Florida -- Two Dunnellon men were arrested after surveillance video revealed they had smashed in the glass door of a Marathon gas station...
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    Lee Farkas, former owner of Taylor Bean & Whitaker, a free man after 9...

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    Ocala, Florida -- A wholesale mortgage executive responsible for one of the largest fraud schemes in U.S history has been released from prison after...
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    Woman killed, two others injured in crash

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    Ocala, Florida -- One person was killed and two others were injured in a Sunday afternoon crash. A pickup truck, driven by a 22-year-old man,...
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    Ocala Police Chief Greg Graham killed in plane crash

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    Marion County -- Ocala Police Chief Greg Graham died in a Sunday morning plane crash. Marion County Fire Rescue responded to the crash at approximately...
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    Investigation continues following shooting at Ocala Regional Sports Complex

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    On July 11, at approximately 10:20 p.m., Ocala police responded to the Ocala Regional Sports Complex, located at 3500 SW 67th Ave. in reference...
    jared hanson, ocala news, ocala post, battery

    Deputy arrived at bloody scene, suspect was standing over the victim screaming

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    Ocklawaha -- Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Rekully arrived at a home in the 5700 block of 171st Court, Ocklawaha, to find a bloody scene...
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    March 20, COVID-19 update – Marion County, complete updated report for Florida

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    Last updated on March 20, at 7:15 p.m. The DOH reported that Marion County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. More information to follow. Original article TALLAHASSEE...
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    Man who fractured woman’s face, skull with baseball bat held without bail

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    Story updated on November 17, 2020. Read the update here. An Ocala man is now behind bars after he was arrested for bashing a woman...
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    Update on The Market of Marion flea market

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    The Market of Marion flea market, following a recent fire, has passed all of their inspections. The Market will re-open for business on Saturday, September...
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    Man with history of beating women is hiding out, badly beat woman

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    Marion County -- A fugitive is hiding out and wanted by authorities after he badly beat a woman all over her body with a...
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    Drug raid yields four arrests

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    Ocala -- Four drug dealers were arrested following tips that led to a drug raid at 950 NW Martin Luther King Ave, Ocala. The home...
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    Veto overruled, masks now required in Ocala, businesses vow not to allow deputies in...

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    Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods bans employees from wearing face masks On Wednesday, the Ocala City Council overturned Mayor Kent Guinn's veto after striking down...
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    Woman who held knife to man’s genitals now charged with murder

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    Ocklawaha, Florida -- An Oklawaha woman who had previously been arrested for holding a knife to a man's genitals has now been charged with...
    Qualesha Williams, ocala news, ocala post, bleach, corrections officer

    Corrections officer arrested, attempted to poison inmate

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    A corrections officer arrested Saturday at Lowell Correctional Institution accused of trying to poison an inmate has been identified as Qualesha Quayshaun Williams, 28,...
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    Human remains found in retention pond identified

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    Ocala, Florida -- On September 15, the Ocala Police Department responded to the 4900 block of E. Silver Springs Blvd. after a maintenance crew...