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Ocala man jailed after 15-year-old girl says she was sexually assaulted

An Ocala man was jailed Thursday after being accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

Naked woman clad only in sneakers nabbed at busy Ocala intersection

A homeless woman was jailed Monday morning after Ocala Police officers received reports about a woman walking at a busy intersection with nothing on but a pair of sneakers.

Headlines

Ocala sex offender jailed after registering a day late

An Ocala man was arrested Monday after he showed up a day late to update his registration as a sex offender.

Arrested Citra woman caught after fleeing hospital

A Citra woman who complained of stomach pain while being arrested slipped away from authorities after being taken to the hospital for tests.

Photos

Beautiful Sunset Over Water In Eustis

Check out this beautiful sunset over the water in Eustis. Thanks to Jim Gibson for sharing! Share your local photos with us at https://ocala-news.com/submit-your-photos!

Baby Bluebird Being Fed By Its Parent In Ocala

Check out this baby bluebird being fed by its parent in a backyard in Ocala. Thanks to Kathryn Harper for sharing! Share your local photos with...

More Headlines

Marion County adds five more COVID-19 patients as Florida tops 60,000 cases

Marion County reported five more cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with four of those being Ocala residents.

Teenagers nabbed after victims shot by paintballs from moving vehicle

Two teenagers were arrested early Thursday morning after victims in Summerfield and Ocala reported being shot by paintballs from a moving vehicle.

Diligence pays off as tiny kitten rescued from undercarriage of Ocala Police cruiser

Personnel from the Ocala Police Department worked together Wednesday morning to save a tiny kitten’s life.

Ocala blesses financial relief for municipal services customers amid COVID-19 crisis

The Ocala City Council has approved a one-time financial relief to municipal services customers in June.

Business

Ocala businesses shutter doors in wake of COVID-19 fallout

Businesses across the city of Ocala shuttered their doors Friday morning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has ground the nation to a halt. 

The Fiery Chef serving up ‘Ready to Eat Meals’ at new east Ocala location

The Fiery Chef has opened the doors on its new east Ocala location in hopes of serving up "Ready to Eat Meals" to the local community. 

Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar opens new Ocala location at Market Street at Heathbrook

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar opened the doors on their new Ocala location at Market Street at Heathbrook this week.

Crime

Ocala sex offender jailed after registering a day late

An Ocala man was arrested Monday after he showed up a day late to update his registration as a sex offender.

Arrested Citra woman caught after fleeing hospital

A Citra woman who complained of stomach pain while being arrested slipped away from authorities after being taken to the hospital for tests.

Teenagers nabbed after victims shot by paintballs from moving vehicle

Two teenagers were arrested early Thursday morning after victims in Summerfield and Ocala reported being shot by paintballs from a moving vehicle.

Obituaries

Antonio B. Marchese

Antonio B. Marchese, age 80, of Ocala, Florida passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 28, 2020. Announcement by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home, Ocala, FL.

Fernando Costa

Fernando Costa, 68, of Ocala, Florida passed away suddenly in May 31st in his home. Announcement by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home, Ocala, FL.

Wayne O’Neal Johnson, Sr.

Wayne O’Neal Johnson, Sr., 51, Ocala, Florida, passed away May 29, 2020. Announcement by Sellers Funeral Home, Ocala, FL.

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