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    Boy, 3, found wandering neighborhood

    Silver Springs Shores -- At approximately 7:00 a.m. Sunday, deputies were called to the 700 block of Oak Road in reference to a child...
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    Fire destroys Dunnellon church

      Firefighters from four different stations battled a blaze that destroyed Souls Harbor Pentecostal Church, located at 11818 N Ohio St., Dunnellon. According to Marion County...
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    Two people found passed out in vehicle parked at gas pumps

    Summerfield -- Two people were found to be unconscious in a running vehicle parked at the gas pumps at the Circle K, located at...
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    Man allegedly waved gun inside a Family Dollar

      Ocala -- Ocala Police responded to a Family Dollar Wednesday evening after a customer allegedly brandished a handgun. According to OPD, a store clerk thought...
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    Felon claimed FBI gave him drug needle

    A known felon was arrested Monday after he was caught trespassing at the Sun Plaza Motel, located at 5461 East Silver Springs Boulevard, for...
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    FHP: We need your help! Woman dragged nearly quarter mile in fatal hit-and-run

    The Florida Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help with identifying and hit-and-run driver who killed a 22-year-old woman on Saturday. According to troopers,...
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    More lice cases than usual at some Marion schools

      Many parents in Marion County have expressed concern about children recently being sent home from school due to having lice. The Marion County School Board...
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    Dunnellon Small Town Christmas Parade rescheduled

    The Dunnellon Police Department announced that the 2018 Dunnellon Small Town Christmas Parade & After Party Celebration will be rescheduled due to strong thunderstorms...
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    Police step in, aid woman who appeared on Dr. Phil show, investigation moves forward

     The Ocala Police Department is currently working in collaboration with the State Attorney's Office with the investigation involving Ocala couple Jourdon Bryant and Richard...
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    Woman killed in crash after running stop sign

    A woman was killed Tuesday afternoon after she ran a stop sign and collided with a 1998  3-axle TEREX crane. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say...
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    2018 Ocala Christmas Parade

      The annual Ocala Christmas Parade will take place on December 8, 2018. The parade is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. in the area of...

    Walmart shooter removed from life support

    David Johnson, the man who shot a woman inside a Walmart and later shot himself, was removed from life support Monday night and has...

    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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    Man arrested after he mounted horse

    A Citra man was arrested Monday after a witness reported that she saw the man having sex with a miniature horse named Jackie G. According to...
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    OPD: Round 5, police officers will be out in full force

    Ocala -- Ocala Police Department police officers will be out in full force beginning November 20, to December 2. Police will be focusing their attention...
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    Light Up Ocala 2018

    The 35th annual Light Up Ocala will take place on November 17, 2018, from 4 to 9 p.m. Watch downtown Ocala come alive with sparkling...
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    State Attorney’s Office now investigating after couple appeared on Dr. Phil show

     On Dr. Phil, Friday, November 2, Ocala couple Jourdon Bryant and Richard Sherrets, publicly gave detailed accounts of his violence toward her over the...
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    Violent bank robber wanted by police, FBI

    Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department and FBI are seeking the public's help in locating Myron William Ernst, a suspect wanted for questioning following...

    Pineapple Sam’s Cafe shut down for 24-hours following inspection

    Silver Springs -- Pineapple Sam’s Cafe, located at 18976 E Hwy 40, Silver Springs, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was issued...
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    Information sought in downtown Ocala beating, robbery

    The Ocala Police Department is hoping the public can help identify two suspects who beat and robbed a man on October 28. The man, a...