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    Belleview man sentenced in sexual battery case

    // Ocala, Florida -- On July 10, 2014, Cole S. Decker, 20, of Belleview, was released from the Marion County Jail...
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    Free swim lessons available for children

    // Ocala, Florida -- Drowning is the number one cause of unintentional injury-related death for children ages 1–4. On average, more...
    William Taylor Summerfield, FT. Lauderdale

    Summerfield man arrested following tip from FT. Lauderdale Police

    // Summerfield, Florida -- A tip from the FT. Lauderdale Police Department leads to an arrest in Marion County. It all started...
    Crossroads Church and Childcare Center, investigation, child neglect

    Childcare center under investigation after 2-year-old wanders off

    // Ocala, Florida -- Crossroads Church and Childcare Center is now under investigation after a 2-year-old was found wandering alone by...
    Shooting in Silver Springs Shores

    Overnight shooting leaves one dead

    // Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Special Investigations Detectives are gathering evidence and talking to numerous witnesses...
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    Marion Oaks mom who had sex with boy, sentenced

    // Marion Oaks -- Joy McCall, 36, has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 12-year-old boy. The incident came to light...
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    Corruption in your backyard: Lawsuit filed against the BCC

      Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Citizens Coalition -- Joined by Save Our Rural Area -- has now filed a lawsuit against the Marion...
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    Elderly couple face felony charges

    // Summerfield, Florida -- A 64-year-old man and 70-year-old woman have been arrested on multiple felony charges. According to the Marion County...
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    Man threatened to shoot employee and burn down the business

    // Marion Oaks -- On July 4, 2014, Deputy Bartlett responded to Crazy Dave's Firework stand, located at 184 Marion Oaks...
    Michael Meyers, ocklawaha, marion county

    Repeat felon on the streets again

    // Marion County - On June 28, 2014, Deputy Frost responded to the 5000 block of SE HWY 42 in reference...
    Yarnell Bagley WANTED, Ocala, Citra

    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...
    Eastern equine encephalitis infection, marion county, ocala news

    Third horse tests positive for Eastern equine encephalitis near school

    // Ocala, Florida -- Today, July 3, 2014, The Florida Department of Health in Marion County advised residents that a horse...
    belleview meth lab bust

    Anonymous tip leads to meth lab bust in Belleview

    // Belleview, Florida -- On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy A. Rodriguez responded to 11820 SE 99 Court,...
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    Belleview shooting suspects behind bars

    // Belleview, Florida -- Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of 28-year-old Candice Ambrose. Malik Jones, 28,...
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    Ocala woman, 19, arrested for sex with teen

    // Ocala, Florida -- Investigators have charged Kelly Maass, 19, of Ocala, with Lewd and Lascivious Battery on a 14-year-old boy. Earlier...
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    Investigators; drunken details unclear in Forest stabbing

    // Silver Springs, Florida -- On June 27, 2014, shortly after 10 p.m., a 911 call came in from an individual...
    Corey Drakeford, crash in citra, crash in marion county

    Fatal accident in Marion County leaves one dead and another critically injured

    // Marion County -- Corey Drakeford, 21, of Summerfield, was killed in a head-on collision around 4:20 p.m. on June...
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    Alleged home invasion in Forest leads to stabbing

    // Ocala, Florida -- On June 27, 2014, shortly after 10 p.m., a 911 call came in from an individual whom...

    Residents; lock your doors – Parents; watch your kids

    // Ocala, Florida – It’s called “Buckin.” That’s a technique thieves use when trolling for unlocked vehicles. “The thief moves about...
    missing ocala man, Emmitte Raeford Beard Jr found dead in ocala

    Missing Ocala man found dead

    // Ocala, Florida -- Emmitte Beard, 60, was found deceased, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office. Beard sent his son a...