News from Ocala, Florida and surrounding communities. Crime, classifieds, events, government, and local happenings for Ocala and Marion County, as well as surrounding cities and communities.
A homeless Gainesville man was jailed recently after a high-speed pursuit on Interstate 75 that ended in a crash.
An Ocala eatery was shut down recently by a health inspector who found 14 violations, including issues with roaches and food temperatures.
A Citra man was jailed recently after being accused of punching an employee at a local restaurant in the face.
A 32-year-old Ocala man was arrested recently after an Ocala Police officer saw him throwing small plastic bags out of his driver’s-side window during a traffic stop.
Two more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as Florida saw another day of significant increases in new cases of the virus and the tri-county area hit another milestone by surpassing 66,000 cumulative cases of the potentially deadly illness.
An Ocala man was arrested on drug charges after he reportedly threw crack cocaine onto the ground during a traffic stop for not having a taillight on his bicycle.
Courtlandt Farm’s homebred Greatest Honour has gone on a 60-day rest following recent diagnostic testing and will miss the Kentucky Derby.
The City of Ocala’s Public Works Department will host a Chestnut Cemetery volunteer cleanup day Saturday, April 17, from 8 a.m. to noon.
An Ocala man is behind bars in the Marion County Jail after being accused of attempted murder, stabbing and brutally battering a woman who escaped from his residence.
An Ocala pizzeria was shut down recently after a health inspector reported finding 10 violations – the most egregious of which involved rodent activity and issues with the storage of food items.
A Dunnellon man was jailed recently after a woman claimed he strangled her after drinking beer.
Twelve more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida continued to see a post-spring break increase in new cases of the potentially deadly virus.