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72-year-old Ocala man in wheelchair dies after being struck by car

An Ocala man in a wheelchair was killed Tuesday night and a bicyclist was seriously injured when they both were struck by a car...

Fraudster nails Marion County Sheriff’s Office with $250 gas card purchase

In today’s world where fraud runs rampant, even a sheriff’s office can become a victim. That’s exactly what happened last week when an employee in...

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Ocala man sought on warrant jailed after chase from McDonald’s restaurant

An Ocala man who bolted from a fast-food restaurant when he saw a Marion County sheriff’s detective was arrested Thursday after a half-mile chase. Angel...

Ocala woman arrested at hotel in The Villages in family feud over mother-in-law’s funeral

An Ocala woman was arrested at a hotel in The Villages after a family feud with her husband over his mother’s funeral. Lady Lake police...

Ocala man not wearing seatbelt dies after ejected from car in crash

An Ocala man who had not been wearing his seatbelt died after he was ejected from his car in a crash Friday night in...

Choke hold battle leaves man disoriented and Summerfield woman behind bars

Marion County sheriff’s deputies were called to a Summerfield home late Wednesday night and when they arrived, a “disoriented” man was waiting to talk...

Reddick woman wanted on warrant jailed after giving deputy false name

A passenger in a car that was stopped for a traffic violation found herself behind bars early Wednesday morning after giving a Marion County...
Sunrise Elementary School

Deputy called for help after Ocala first-grader’s temper tantrum includes wish to die

The principal at Sunrise Elementary School in Ocala called the school resource officer for help Tuesday after a first-grade student had a “temper tantrum”...

Upset Belleview third-grader makes threat at school to kill herself

The school resource officer at Belleview Santos Elementary School was called into action Tuesday when a student told a staff member “she was going...

Red Cadillac-driving Ocklawaha woman jailed after firefighters see her almost hit children

Marion County sheriff’s deputies arrested an Ocklawaha woman Wednesday after a crew of firefighters called for help. When deputies made contact with the crew from...

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