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    Two arrested in Citgo gas station robbery

      Two people were arrested following an armed robbery at the Citgo gas station, located at 1517 Southwest 10th Street, Ocala. The Ocala Police Department received...
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    Man wanted since January, arrested

    An Ocala man who was wanted for violating his felony probation was arrested and is being held without bond. Stephen Ennis, 22, violated his probation...
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    Family dog bit on face by rattlesnake

    // Silver Springs, Florida -- Imagine letting your pet outside to go to the bathroom, hearing a yelp, then finding your beloved family...
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    Two bodies found in Ocala home, ruled double homicide

    // Ocala, Florida -- The Ocala Police Department is investigating a double homicide after two bodies were discovered in an Ocala home. According...
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    Video: Hurricane Irma update, preparedness, school information

    Florida residents are once again preparing for a powerful hurricane. The Florida Keys is currently under an evacuation. “This hurricane has the potential to be a...
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    Victims warn about mechanic who scammed thousands from them

    Several victims have been scammed out of money by a Marion Oaks man who claims to be a mobile master mechanic. Joseph Rosario, 34, who...
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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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    Woman killed in crash after she slammed into utility pole

    // Ocala, Florida -- A woman died Wednesday after she ran a stop sign, crossed a busy road, and slammed into a concrete...
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    Man jumped from truck, was upset with his friends

      The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the death of an Ocala man who jumped from a moving truck Saturday. Deputies say three...
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    OPD: Drunk driver crashed into house

    // Ocala, Florida -- On January 21, 2015, at approximately 7:04 p.m., Ocala police responded to the 4400 block of Northeast 11th Street...
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    Husband found wife dead at Ocala Forest Campground

    Umatilla, Florida -- A female was found dead at the Ocala Forest Campground Monday. Officials responded to the Ocala Forest Campground, located at 26301 Southeast...
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    Daughter attacked father, both arrested

    Ocala, Florida -- A father and his daughter were arrested after a domestic dispute turned physical in the parking lot of a Dunkin Donuts. Ocala...
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    Owner of apartment complex sues Ocala over new fire tax

    The owner of the Carlton Arms of Ocala apartment complex, located at 5001 SW 20th Street, filed a lawsuit against the city of Ocala...
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    Ocala police officer arrested; getting “high” and playing video games while on duty

    // Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala Police Department police officer was arrested after officials received a tip that the officer had been smoking...
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    Taco Bell with a side of rat droppings, disturbing disclaimer

    Ocala -- Taco Bell, located at 2380 SW College Road, Ocala, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was issued on January 4...
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    Fatal accident involving a semi and SUV on SR 200

    // Ocala, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol said an Inverness man, identified as Ricky A. Suggs, 58, was killed after his SUV...
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    Summerfield Man Arrested; Charged With Five Felonies

    // Summerfield, Florida -- Marion County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man and chargeg him with five felonies after they say he resisted after...
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    Sunday night shooting at Spring Manor Apartments

    // Ocala, Florida -- Once again, residents of Spring Manor Apartments, Ocala, listened to helicopters as they flew over the apartment complex Sunday...
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    Grocery store opening another location in Ocala, now hiring

    Ocala, Florida -- Good news for those who shop at ALDI. ALDI is opening a new store in Ocala. The new store will be located...

    Multiple shootings Sunday morning, three arrested, investigation ongoing

    Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Police Department  Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday at approximately 3 a.m. OPD Lt. Angy Scroble...