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    High speed chase on 484 ends with arrest

    // Ocala, Florida -- An attempted traffic stop turned into a high speed chase earlier this week, leading to the arrest...

    Violent Criminal On The Run, The Other Released Hours After Being Arrested

    // Ocala, Florida -- On May 16, 2014, Deputy Harper responded to the 17700 block of SW 43rd Place, Ocala, in...

    Jacked Up for a Cause Anti-Bullying event at the Mojo Grill was a success

    // Ocala, Florida -- The Jacked Up For A Cause Anti-Bullying rally turned up a full parking lot at The Mojo...
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    Three children are in critical condition following I-75 crash Sunday night

    // Ocala, Florida -- On May 18, 2014, at approximately 9:25 p.m., there was a multiple vehicle crash southbound on I-75,...
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    Car Burglary Suspects Arrested Following Short Chase

    // Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department says they have arrested four individuals that were involved in the string of...
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    Strong “Move Over” Campaign Underway

    // Ocala, Florida -- The tragic May 3, 2014 death of Chelsea Richard, Mr. John Duggan (tow truck driver) and Mr....
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    Multiple car burglaries in Ocala; doors were locked

    // Ocala, Florida -- According to the Ocala Police Department, 16 vehicles were burglarized on May 14, 2014, all within two...
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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...
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    Double suicide in Summerfield shocks family and friends

    // Summerfield, Florida -- Marion County Sheriff's Deputies responded to 3781 SE 141 Lane in reference to a suicide. When Deputy Mitchell...
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    Ocala police officer fired following Internal Affairs investigation

    // Ocala, Florida -- Former Ocala Police Officer Robert Cashner, 40, was fired from his job following an Internal Affairs investigation. Cashner...

    City of Ocala allowing historical cemetery to be destroyed

    // Ocala, Florida — The inscription on the memorial plaque in front of Evergreen Cemetery in Ocala, Florida, reads as follows: "Reserved...
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    Dunnellon couple terrorize & kidnap woman; 911 call from trunk saved her life

    // Dunnellon, Florida --A situation that seemed like a scene taken right out of the movie 'THE CALL,' had a woman...
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    Marion County Sheriff’s Employee Found Dead

    // Ocala, Florida -- An employee of the Marion County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management Bureau was found dead this afternoon. Brian C....
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    Marion County NAACP says poor people want your “Stuff”

    // Ocala, Florida -- Marion County residents are outraged over recent statements made by Reverend Reginald Willis, chairman of Marion County’s...
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    Michael Tarver, former owner of Polliwog Dental, practicing in Ocala

    Ocala, Florida -- On January 13, 2014, a case involving a lawsuit that was filed against Pediatric Dental Partners, LLC, formally known as Polliwog...
    Trooper Chelsea Richard Funeral

    Traffic Alert For The Funeral Of Trooper Chelsea Richard

    Ocala, Florida - The Florida Highway Patrol is preparing for the funeral of Trooper Chelsea Richard who was killed in the line of duty...
    Hope Lutheran Church is holding an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 17, from 7:30 – 11:00am to benefit Youth Challenge Florida/House of Hope.

    All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast Benefit

    // Villages - Hope Lutheran Church is holding an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 17, from 7:30 – 11:00 a.m....
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    Ocala man that raped 11-year-old girl finally arrested

    // Ocala, Florida -- On January 18, 2014 Detective Erik Dice was notified after a patrol deputy made contact with a...

    Newly released details in tragic I-75 accident & funeral arrangements

    Ocala, Florida -- Florida Highway Patrol investigators continue to piece together the events that led to a multiple car crash on Saturday, May 3,...
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    I-75 accident claims life of The third victim

    // Ocala, Florida – The third pedestrian involved in the May 3, 2014, crash on I-75, Mr. George R. Phillips,...