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Lane closure announced for SW 60th Avenue

Motorists traveling along Southwest 60th Avenue will experience a temporary lane closure between the intersections of Southwest 80th Street and Southwest Highway 200 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on May 28.

Brawling brothers jailed after fight at mom’s house

Dinner at mom’s house ended with two brothers in the Marion County Jail after a violent family brawl.

20-year-old Ocala man found unconscious in SUV behind bars on drug charges

An Ocala man who initially was reported as being unconscious in his vehicle was arrested Tuesday night on drug charges.

Ocala man who slammed into tree after “clubbing” charged with DUI

An Ocala man was charged with his second offense of driving under the influence of alcohol after a running into a tree Sunday morning.

Ocala Business Leaders surprise Boys and Girls Club with donation

Ocala Business Leaders made a surprise visit to The Boys and Girls Club to present a donation on Wednesday morning.

Marion County Veterans Services hosting Memorial Day Ceremony

You are invited to join Marion County Veterans Services for a Memorial Day Ceremony, remembering those that have served, on Monday, May 27 at...

Ocala commercial kitchen shut down after health inspector cites 17 violations

An Ocala commercial kitchen that offers small businesses and food trucks the opportunity to rent facilities for food preparation was temporarily shut down by a health inspector last week.

Marion firefighters rescue driver trapped in SUV in Ocala

Crews from Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a rollover crash early Tuesday morning where a victim was trapped in a vehicle.

Drug charges added to Fort McCoy man’s domestic battery beef

A Fort McCoy man who was being arrested on a domestic battery charge had drug charges added after THC and a vape pen were discovered in a search of his pockets.

Ocala passenger in stop sign-running vehicle caught with crack cocaine

A passenger in a car stopped for running a stop sign was charged Monday with possession of cocaine, tampering with evidence and resisting arrest after he allegedly tried to throw away a plastic bag containing crack cocaine while he was being detained.

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