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    Traffic violation leads to drug charges for two Ocala men

    Two Ocala men were arrested on drug charges after they were pulled over for running a stop sign while exiting the parking lot of...
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    Ocala Man Beats Pregnant Woman

      Ocala, Florida -- On March 16, 2014 deputies met with a pregnant victim in the parking lot of the Marion Oaks Sheriff's District Office...

    Walmart shooter still on life support

      David Johnson, the man who shot a woman inside a Walmart and later shot himself, is currently on life support at Ocala Regional Medical...
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    Howard Hill and Laquan Barrow in custody; suspected of murder involvement

      Ocala, Florida -- On September 13, 2013, Ocala Post broke the story about a trio of men terrorizing residents who lived in Silver Springs...
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    Sivler Springs Shores Thief Caught

      Silver Springs Shores -- Much like Marion Oaks, Silver Springs Shores (SSS) has its share of criminals who prey on hard working citizens in...
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    Drug house with drive-thru window raided, two arrested

    Two drug dealers remain behind bars after their house was raided by the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST). Agents executed a search warrant on...
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    Family Dollar robbers crash during getaway

    // Ocala, Florida -- Two criminals are now in custody following a Family Dollar robbery Thursday morning. Ocala Police said two men robbed the...
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    Shooting prompted school lockdown

        A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon in the 2000 block of Northeast 3rd Street. The Ocala Police...
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    Mother was allegedly bludgeoned with baseball bat

    Summerfield, Florida -- A mother who was killed with her four young children was allegedly beaten to death with a baseball bat. Inside sources say...
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    REWARD: Citra shooting suspect on the run

    // The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is offering up to $5,000 in reward money for information leading to the capture of Yarnell Bagley....
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    Mom allegedly threatens to blow up Belleview Middle School; Mom says school is neglecting...

    // Belleview, Florida -- On May 14, 2014, Christina Cochran, 30, of Summerfield, was arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail...
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    U.S Navy Bombing In Ocala Florida

    The U.S. Navy will be conducting training exercises with live bombs in the Ocala National Forest in the coming week. The training will take place...
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    Ocala Man Robbed Church

      Ocala, Florida -- Today, March 5, 2014, Gregory Marshal Pierce, 37, of Ocala, was arrested and charged with Burglary, Grand Theft and Dealing...
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    Woman attacked, cut with knife

      Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala woman was arrested after she attacked another woman with a knife. Ocala police responded to Berkley Pointe Apartments Monday in...

    Home of infamous gangster ‘Ma’ Barker to move across lake

    Ocklawaha, Florida -- On Thursday, the house of infamous Arizona Donnie Barker, better known as 'Ma' Barker, will slowly float its way across Lake...
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    5 days of free medical, dental, and optical coming to Ocala

    // Ocala, Florida -- United Hands, Inc. has created FreeD.O.M. Clinic USA to address the growing need for dental, optical, and medical care...
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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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    Human remains identified as Silver Springs Shores man

    // Ocala, Florida -- Human remains found on March 7, 2016, near Silver Springs Shores have been identified. The Medical Examiners officer confirmed...
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    Man angry, grandmother cut him off financially

    Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala man who was wanted by the Ocala Police Department was arrested Wednesday and charged with Aggravated Battery with a...
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    Marion Oaks man masturbates, church and daycare nearby

    Marion Oaks--Shortly after 12 a.m., August 8, 2013, deputies received a call after two bicyclists doing their nightly bike ride heard moaning and squeaking...