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Two fatalities confirmed in crash on I-75

A crash involving a motorcycle Thursday morning brought traffic to a near standstill just south of Exit 347 on Interstate 75 in Marion County.

Alachua County motorists urged to use caution during prescribed burn in state park

Motorists traveling in or near Paynes Prairie State Park are being urged to use caution during a prescribed burn that’s taking place Wednesday.

Crash victim rescued after vehicle flips over barrier and falls into embankment

Ocala Fire Rescue crews were called to rescue a motorist Wednesday night after a vehicle flipped over a barrier and fell into an embankment.

United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program recruiting volunteers

United Way of Marion County is looking for volunteers who are interested in preparing income taxes for free through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance...

Driver extricated from vehicle after three-vehicle crash in Ocala

Two people were transported by ambulance to a local hospital as a result of a three-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon in Ocala. Upon arrival at the...

Fire breaks out in intimate apparel at Macy’s at Paddock Mall in Ocala

Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a fire Tuesday morning at Macy’s department store, inside the Paddock Mall in Ocala. A caller at about 11 a.m....

Marion County woman dies after crash which left toddler son seriously injured

A Marion County woman died after an early morning crash which left her toddler son seriously injured. Jasmine L. Williams, 25, of Sparr, had been...

Florida’s senators split on vote for U.S. Supreme Court nominee

Florida’s two United States senators split on Saturday’s vote on the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The final Senate vote was 50-48...

Summerfield man near The Villages reports golf cart stolen from his house

A man who lives a short distance away from The Villages reported his golf cart being stolen Tuesday. The man, who lives in the 15600...

Marion sheriff’s deputies plan increased traffic patrols thanks to grant

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a grant from the University of North Florida and the Florida Department of Transportation for FDOT’s Alert Today,...

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