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    DUI Checkpoint In Ocala

    // There will be a Roadside Safety Checkpoint Friday, May 23, 2014, from 10:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of...
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    Vandal(s) On The Loose In Marion County

      Marion County, Florida -- Investigators are now trying to find the person or team responsible for shooting windows and causing thousands of dollars in...
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    Marion County Schools Could Lose Its Sports Programs

        When the Marion County school district meets with the teachers union to discuss this year’s budget, coaches and club directors could be asked to...
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    No one injured in Friday morning fire

    // Ocala, Florida -- At approximately 11:06 a.m., Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a fire, located at 43 Southwest 21st Avenue, Ocala. No one...
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    2016 Ocala Christmas Parade, a ‘Star-Spangled Christmas’

    Ocala, Florida -- The annual Ocala Christmas Parade will take place on December 10, 2016. The parade is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. This year...
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    FHP: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over — Call Tow To Go

    // The Florida Highway Patrol will be out in full force this New Year's, looking for drunk drivers. FHP said with all of the...
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    Firefighters saved 5 dogs from fire

    // Ocklawaha, Florida -- Friday, Firefighter Paramedics responded to a structure fire, located at 12361 Southeast 135th Court, Ocklawaha, and were able to...
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    Pit bull bandit strikes again

    // Ocala, Florida -- Authorities are now issuing an alert to all Marion County residents in regards to pit bull puppies. On Monday,...
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    Hero-Princess Play & Dine

    The E.D. Croskey Recreation Center is hosting a "Hero-Princess Play & Dine" free breakfast for all ages. Costumes are allowed, so make sure your child...
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    Mattress Firm Burglarized

      Ocala, Florida -- Criminal(s) in Ocala are sleeping a little better tonight. The Mattress Firm located at 3411 SW 36 Terrace was burglarized and the...
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    Phone Scam Alert For Ocala

      Ocala, Florida -- A new scam warning for Ocala residents that begins with a phone call. The pitch: "You have just won a new Mercedes...
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    Days Inn clerk robbed and beaten

    // Ocala, Florida -- On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Days Inn located at 3811 Northwest Blitchton Road was...
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    Fog advisory for January 16, 2016

    // The Florida Highway Patrol is warning Saturday morning drivers about areas of fog in Marion County and other surrounding areas. I-75 --...
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    Strong-arm robbery at Advanced Discount Auto Parts

    // Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala man was able to successfully hide his cell phone from two individuals as they robbed him and...
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    Voting For The Ocala Drive-In Extended Cast Your Vote Now

    The voting has been extended for Project Drive-In and four more projectors will be donated to the Drive-In with the highest votes. The Ocala...
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    No Homicide Charges For Teen Under ‘Stand Your Ground’

    The teenager who shot Julius Jacobs-40, July 5th in Ocala will not be facing charges for the killing. The State Attorney’s Office released a statement...
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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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    Free Food Day event at Ocala Public Library

    // Ocala, Florida -- Children ages 4 through 9 can enjoy interactive games, sing-a-longs, reading, and crafts while learning about the importance of...
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    Boat motor thief on the loose

    // Ocklawaha, Florida -- On Sunday, June 8, 2014, two boat motors were stolen off of a boat that was parked at a...
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    Vandalism Suspects Wanted

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying whoever is responsible for multiple acts of criminal mischief.   Sometime between 8 p.m.,...