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Seven adults and a teenager were arrested over the weekend after an illegal cockfighting operation was discovered in Ocala.
A building that houses the Marion County Public Schools Technical Services Department caught on fire shortly before 8 p.m. on Saturday evening.
Ocala Police Department detectives are turning to the public to help locate two missing runaway teenagers.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered 83-year-old man who was last seen walking from his Fort McCoy residence on or around June 11.
The Ocala Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who was last seen in Ocala on June 10.
Due to a temporary loss of pressure at the water treatment facility, Marion County Utilities has issued a precautionary boil water notice for residents, including businesses and homes, within the Hunters Trace and Pine Ridge Estates communities.
The body of the man who went missing in Lake Weir on Tuesday was recovered by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday morning.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing boater on Lake Weir, and residents are being asked to avoid the search area.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 17700 block of NE 22nd Court in Citra on Tuesday morning.
A 49-year-old woman from Ocala recently claimed a $1 million prize from the Florida Lottery's 500X THE CASH scratch-off game.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is turning to the public to help locate a missing and endangered 32-year-old woman who was last seen walking westbound on SE 95th Street Drive in Ocklawaha on June 5.
No serious injuries were reported after a train and semi-truck collided on County Road 318, just east of NE 24th Avenue in Citra on Wednesday morning.
A heat advisory has been issued for northeast Florida, which includes Marion County, and it will be in effect today, June 15, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Heat Index values are expected to reach 106 to 110 degrees this afternoon.
Marion County health officials have issued a health alert for the presence of dangerous blue-green algal toxins in Lake Weir in Ocklawaha.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for 77-year-old Rano "Reno" JR McGowan. He was last seen in the 19400 block of SE Highway 42 in Umatilla on June 10, and he is driving a white Chevrolet pickup truck with Florida tag JHWI31.
Ocala Police Department detectives are actively investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Friday afternoon near the 2400 block of NW 3rd Street.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for 93-year-old Robert Grosse. He left his Dunnellon residence on June 7, and his vehicle (2007 Buick Lacrosse with Florida tag JFEE31) was spotted around Sumter County on June 8.
A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the neck while inside a southeast Ocala residence. The shooting is under investigation, and detectives believe that it may have been accidental.
The Ocala Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 69-year-old man, Anthony Monroe, who left a local assisted living facility at around 5 a.m. on June 6. Police discovered that he was discharged from UF Health Shand’s Hospital in Gainesville at 10:30 p.m. on June 6, and his whereabouts are currently unknown.
An elderly man who volunteers at Florida Kids Helping Kids in Belleview was arrested after a child accused him of sexual battery. The Marion County Sheriff's Office believes that there may be additional juvenile victims.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two juveniles from Silver Springs who have been reported missing: 14-year-old Jayden Lynn Kiser and 11-year-old Karla Leeann Kiser.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a 12-year-old boy who was last seen on Monday night near the 12100 block of SE 89th Avenue in Belleview.
The Ocala Police Department is turning to the public to help locate 29-year-old Cianna Gutbrod. Her family members have been unable to reach her and they are concerned for her safety.