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Ocala man arrested after brawling with mother and brother

A 37-year-old Ocala man was arrested earlier this week after a wild family spat.
Famous Horsey Yard Sale

‘Famous Horsey’ yard sale coming back to Tack Shack on Sept 28

The Famous Horsey yard sale is coming back to the Tack Shack for a two-day event later this month.

30-year-old Citra man killed when SUV slams into tree in Marion County

A 30-year-old Citra man was killed Thursday night after his SUV slammed into a tree in Marion County.

Cause of death of Anthony murder victim released; suspect remains hospitalized

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has released the cause of death for 20-year-old Kiara Alleyene.
Fort King National Historic Landmark

Pulitzer Prize winning author to speak at Fort King on Oct 11

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author will speak at Fort King later this fall.

Ocala man flags down police and ends up jailed for smacking boy with board

An Ocala man who flagged down an Ocala Police officer and said several juvenile males were trying to steal his bicycle ended up being arrested for allegedly hitting one of the boys multiple times with a piece of wood.

Silver Springs woman nabbed after victim traces stolen iPhone to her house

A Silver Springs woman found herself behind bars on Monday after a man claimed his $1,000 iPhone was stolen from an internet café.

Ocala woman claims ‘people’ had her vehicle after officer finds marijuana

An Ocala woman who was pulled over for driving with a burned-out taillight found herself behind bars in the Marion County Jail early Tuesday morning.

Woman reports Ocala man for DUI after nasty spat

An Ocala man was charged with DUI after a woman reported he took the keys to her vehicle and took off while drunk.

Sex offender jailed after not moving to Georgia

A convicted sex offender who notified authorities he was moving to Georgia last month but never made the trip was charged with failing to report he was still in Ocala.

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