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Public notice: CDL driving school agreement terminated with DHSMV for allowing drivers to pass without basic skills

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) has issued a final order terminating its agreement with Key Power Driving School, …

Education

Schizophrenia medication with a tracking device

The U.S. Food and drug administration on Monday approved a medication in the form of a pill that will have a built-in tracking device.<p>The FDA claims …

Digital Health

ALDI store grand reopening in Ocala

On Thursday, November 16, ALDI will offer grocery shoppers a fresh experience as it reopens its Ocala store, located at 2450 SW 19th Ave. The store …

Aldi

Firefighters host annual Holiday Helpers Drive 2017

<b>Marion County</b> – For more than 25 years Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters have helped meet the needs of families who are struggling to stay warm …

Fire Fighting

Traffic delays along County Road 42

Be advised that Marion County residents traveling west along County Road 42 will experience a temporary lane closure between the intersections of …

Travel

Wanted man arrested in Ocala, faces multiple felony charges

A man who was covered in tattoos ran from deputies after they discovered the car he was driving had been reported stolen.<p>A Marion County Sheriff’s …

Crime

Pregnant woman attacked by boyfriend over Facebook post

A pregnant woman who became angry over a Facebook post was attacked when she confronted her boyfriend about it.<p>Nemuel Rosario-Vega, 20, was heavily …

Crime

"The most American thing I've seen today"

An Ocala resident noticed two bald eagles mating in her backyard Friday and was able to capture a photo without disturbing them.<p>“This is the most …

Birds

Applebee's "beef" ends in felony arrest

<b>Ocala, Florida</b> — A wrongly cooked hamburger prompted Ocala police to respond to the Ocala Applebee’s when a customer got into an argument with a …

Injustice

Daughter attacked father, both arrested

<b>Ocala, Florida</b> — A father and his daughter were arrested after a domestic dispute turned physical in the parking lot of a Dunkin Donuts.<p>Ocala police …

Extremism

Belleview woman shot to death, suspect hospitalized

A suspect who was wanted for questioning in the shooting death of a Belleview woman on Monday has been captured.<p>A caller had reported a woman …

Crime

Armed suspect on the run near Baseline Road

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is warning about an armed black male on the run near the 9400 block of Baseline Road.<p>Deputies responded to Gulf …

Crime

West Port High School student arrested, charged with felony

<b>Ocala</b> — A West Port High School student was arrested Wednesday and charged with Possession of a Weapon on School Grounds.<p>Robert MacMillan, the school …

Crime

18-year-old charged with attempted murder

<b>Ocala</b> — A drug deal that went bad landed an 18-year-old in jail Wednesday after he shot another man.<p>Ocala police said that the victim had listed an …

Crime

132-acre prescribed burn, use caution

The Florida Highway Patrol is asking drivers to use caution during the 132-acre prescribed burn being conducted in the Indian Lakes States Forest on …

Health

Silver Springs Shores Dollar General armed robbery suspect on the loose

<b>Silver Springs Shores</b> — Marion County Sheriff’s Office detectives are still searching for a black male who robbed the Dollar General, located at 9743 …

Crime

Marion Oaks woman arrested, had sex with 14-year-old

A 23-year-old woman remained behind bars Thursday on a $30,000 bond after she was arrested earlier this month and charged with Lewd and Lascivious …

Crime

Federal corrections officer arrested

<b>Ocala, Florida</b> — Federal corrections officer Wayne Matthew Intihar, 40, was arrested Tuesday after he was pulled over by an Ocala police officer for …

Crime

Marion Oaks man enters not guilty plea in child pornography case

<b>Marion Oaks</b> — A Marion Oaks man entered a written plea of not guilty after he was charged with 26 counts of possession of child pornography which …

Crime

Father viciously attacked a mother during child visitation

<b>Ocala</b> — A mother who was attempting to let a father visit with their daughter was attacked and beaten.<p>The mother told Ocala police that she had taken …

Crime

Woman attacked child at bus stop, blames bullying

31-year old Tameka Sims was arrested Wednesday and charged with Child Abuse after she attacked a 12-year-old girl at a bus stop.<p>On September 26, …

Crime

Deputies smelled something was wrong, found cash in man's anus

During an early Saturday morning traffic stop, a deputy allegedly smelled marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle.<p>The driver, Pattreon Stokes, 26, …

Man arrested at elementary school, claimed he was student

<b>Ocala, Florida</b> — An Ocala man was arrested after he was caught trespassing on school grounds.<p>Ocala Police Department officers responded to the 2500 …

Woman agreed to anal and oral sex for purchase of antibiotics

Recently, the Ocala Police Department conducted a recorded undercover prostitution operation in a three block radius of South Pine Avenue, Ocala.<p>In …

Crime

Coffee recall: The best part of getting up, is Viagra in your cup...

Were you feeling a little stiff this morning? A coffee that is sure to “get men up” in the morning, is being recalled.<p>FDA laboratory analysis …

WARNING: Bank account alert, U Travel Guide deducting hundreds from accounts

<b>Ocala, Florida</b> — An Ocala man awoke Thursday morning to find his bank account had been targeted by thieves. He said he knew right away he had been …

I-75 accident kills band member, injures six others

<b>Micanopy, Florida</b> — The Florida Highway Patrol said one person was killed and six others injured Friday following a crash on Interstate 75 in …

Inmate killed at Marion Correctional Institution

A Marion Correctional Institution inmate was killed Monday after being involved in a fight with another inmate.<p>According to a source close to Ocala …

World Health Organization: Gonorrhea becoming impossible to treat

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a warning on Friday, which includes data from 77 countries that shows antibiotic resistance is making …

FTC cracks down on colleges, DeVry University to pay more than $49 million

As part of its settlement with DeVry University, starting on July 5, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will mail 173,000 refund checks worth more …