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    Gator Joe’s, high priority violations

    Ocklawaha -- Gator Joe's, located at 12431 SE 135th Ave, Ocklawaha, had several potentially hazardous violations during a recent inspection of the establishment. Many were repeat violations. The...

    Ocala Police Department is investigating a Missing Person case

    UPDATED: She has been found safe. Ocala -- The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating a Missing Person case involving Shamara T. McCants, 20. McCants was...
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    Hit-and-run suspect charged with multiple felonies

    The Florida Highway Patrol arrested a man Monday they say was involved in a hit-and-run crash. Joshua Turner, of Weirsdale, was arrested and charged with...
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    Girl ran away from drug use, returned home, attacked

    Ocala, Florida -- On March 13, 2017, the Marion County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence after a juvenile reported that she had been...
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    Man hit by bus in front of strip club

    // Ocala, Florida -- A pedestrian that was arguing with staff at Body Shots strip club on U.S.-411, Ocala, was struck and killed...
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    Man says he was unaware his roommate would be arrested for domestic battery

    // Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala man recorded footage of Brittany Gitterman, 22, his roommate and the mother of his daughter, setting all...
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    First-ever appointed superintendent of Marion public schools starting this fall

    Marion County - Members of the Marion County School Board unanimously chose Dr. Diane Gullett to be its first-ever appointed superintendent starting this fall. Gullett...
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    Marion Oaks teen charged in sexual assault

      Marion Oaks -- Diamond L. Polycarpe, 19, of Marion Oaks is in jail facing numerous charges related to the sexual assault of a child. A...
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    Fetus of pregnant woman being monitored following beating

    Ocala, Florida -- An unidentified source from Munroe Regional Medical Center reported that a woman had been battered over the weekend. The Marion County Sheriff's...
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    Ocala orthopedic surgeon killed in accident at his home

    // Ocala, Florida -- Ocala orthopedic surgeon, Michael K. Riley, 49, was killed in a tragic accident over the weekend at his home...
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    Fatal shooting in Ocala, one man dead

    Ocala, Florida -- Ocala police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in the 2800 block of Southeast Fourth Street on Thursday at approximately...
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    Ocala Mayor will not enforce state order prohibiting alcohol sales at bars

    On June 26, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation suspended the on-premises consumption of alcohol at all bars in Florida. As stated in...
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    One teen arrested in home invasion robbery where a 77-year-old man was beaten

    // Ocala, Florida -- A 15-year-old boy who was already in jail on unrelated charges was re-arrested on Monday after detectives learned he...
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    Local teen amazes many with her sweet 16 request

      Ocala, Florida -- Remember that MTV show "My Super Sweet 16?" You know, the show about the unappreciative spoiled brats who treated their parents...
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    I-75 fatal crash involving semi and passenger car at MM 368

    This story was updated. You can read it here. Approximately 15-minutes after southbound lanes reopened following a vehicle crash involving a semi, a second A...
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    Woman arrested for sudden snatching

    // Ocala, Florida -- A woman was arrested after she snatched a necklace from a victim while she was shopping in a CD store,...
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    Warning to parents: local playground infested with ants

    // Belleview, Florida -- Parents who are considering taking their children to play at "Fred King Playground" located at 5641 SE 113 Street, Belleview might...

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    Florida Department Of Corrections Officer Scott Johns arrested for Capital Sexual Battery

      Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Monday, October 21, 2013, from an Ocala woman claiming that she had...
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    Father arrested for child abuse, 4-month-old suffered severe injuries

    Ocala, Florida -- A 32-year-old man accused of beating his 4-month-old daughter was released from Jail Friday on a $10,000 bond. Investigators with the Ocala...