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Burglars steal Oxycodone pills, array of tools from Ocala home’s detached garage

A Marion County sheriff's deputy was called to an Ocala home Thursday after a man discovered that bandits had stolen several items from his...

Attorney General Bondi takes legal action against group travel sales scammers

Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a court action against Harmony International Tours LLC and its owners, Bradley R. Matheson and Margaret L. Matheson. According to...

Woman recognizes man in camouflage shorts after Suzuki four-wheeler taken from carport

Marion County deputies were called to an Ocala woman’s home after she recognized the man who stole her $4,000 Suzuki four-wheeler. A deputy reviewed the...

Ocklawaha man arrested after deputies watch violent attack on woman’s cell phone

Marion County deputies arrested an Ocklawaha man Sunday afternoon after an argument with a woman over a set of shed keys turned violent and...

Duke Energy employee arrested after violent altercation at Ocala Microtel hotel

A Duke Energy employee was arrested Monday night after a woman sought help at Timber Ridge Medical Center following a violent altercation at an...

Tavares man with outstanding warrant arrested after battle with deputies inside Ocala Wal-Mart

Marion County deputies arrested a Tavares man with an outstanding warrant Monday after receiving a tip that he was at an Ocala Wal-Mart. When deputies...

Dollar General store cashier jailed after violent carpool backpack incident

A Dollar General store cashier was arrested early Monday morning after a backpack incident sparked a violent altercation while giving a woman a ride...

Leesburg commissioners OK fire assessment fees with no increase

The Leesburg City Commission approved a resolution Monday night that keeps annual fire assessment fees for residents and businesses at the same rate that’s...

Violent battle over cell phone lands unemployed Ocala man in jail

Marion County deputies were called to an Ocala home Sunday night after a confrontation over a cell phone turned violent. A woman at the home...

Gainesville man taken to jail after deputies confirm suspended license, spot marijuana in car

A Gainesville man who was stopped by a Marion County deputy for an obscured license tag late Sunday night ended up in jail a...

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