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Berserk Micanopy man tased at jail after violent rampage inside patrol...

A Micanopy man went berserk after being arrested early Thursday, kicking the back window and banging his head against the bars in the patrol...

Ocala Fire Rescue officially welcomes state-of-the-art aircraft crash truck

Ocala Fire Rescue welcomed a new Aircraft Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) apparatus on Friday morning during a “push-in” ceremony. https://youtu.be/mzGdmtKJa5Y Elected officials, community members and firefighters gathered...

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Eight-time felon nabbed after woman reports shot fired during dispute

An Ocala man with eight previous felony convictions was arrested early Tuesday after allegedly firing a single shot at a woman during a domestic...

Bedtime blowup lands 73-year-old Ocala woman behind bars

A 73-year-old Ocala woman spent Monday night in jail after allegedly knocking the phone out of a man’s hand while he tried to call...

Native New Yorker charged with sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

A New York native who moved to Florida in July is being held on $250,000 bond in the Marion County Jail after being accused...

Talk of shooting between teens spurs middle school teacher to seek help

Lake Weir Middle School’s resource officer was called into action Monday afternoon after a teacher overheard a student making a threatening statement. The teacher told...

Ocala Police enforcement effort targets safety for bicyclists, pedestrians

Marion County ranks among the 25 safest Florida counties for bicyclist and pedestrian safety, and Ocala Police hope to build on that with an...

Woman nabbed outside minimart munching on stolen half-eaten apple and bag of nuts

A 48-year-old Ocala woman who went on a brief shoplifting spree was caught red-handed holding a half-eaten apple and an open bag of nuts...

Death threat with assault rifle at Waffle House lands Ocala man behind bars

An Ocala man accused of pulling an assault rifle on another man at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested late Sunday morning. When deputies arrived...

Erratic-driving Weirsdale man jailed after bartender warns sheriff’s deputy about him

A Weirsdale man was arrested early Sunday morning after a bartender flagged down a Marion County sheriff’s deputy and warned him about an intoxicated...

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