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Fifteen eastern indigo snakes, listed as threatened, released

Florida -- Fifteen eastern indigo snakes, listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, has just been released in northern Florida as part of...

VIDEO: Online gamer arrested after making threats to shoot up school

http://www.ocalapost.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/threat_4_cg.mp4 A 15-year-old student from Seabreeze High School in Daytona Beach, Florida was arrested after posting a comment on the video game chat platform, Discord. The...
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911 Dispatcher heard screams in background, one man dead

Marion County -- At approximately 10:30 p.m., Friday, a 911 call came in which the dispatcher could hear screaming in the background. When investigators arrived...
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Hurricane Dorian now category 5, shifts slightly west, new satellites images

Hurricane Dorian is now a catastrophic category 5 hurricane. As of 11 a.m. EDT Sunday, Dorian was located about 205 miles east of West Palm...
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Federal lawsuit filed against the City of Ocala, criminalizing homelessness

Ocala, Florida – Southern Legal Counsel, the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida (ACLU), and Ocala attorney Andy Pozzuto filed a federal class-action lawsuit...
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FWC: Mandatory catch-and-release, follow the rules while fishing

At its September meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) directed staff to expand a recent mandatory catch-and-release only measure...
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Man batters girlfriend for working late

On December 6, Ocala police responded to Berkeley Pointe Apartments in reference to an assault. When police arrived, they saw a woman, later identified as...
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High School student arrested, charged with felony

Ocala, Florida -- A West Port High School student was arrested Wednesday and charged with Possession of a Weapon on School Grounds. Robert MacMillan, the...
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Firefighters battle fire at Market of Marion flea market

Belleview, Florida — Marion County Fire Rescue crews Monday night were fighting a massive fire at the Market of Marion flea market, located at...

Son shoots mother then burns body

Ocklawaha -- A man was arrested after it was determined that he shot his mother and set the house on fire. At approximately 3:20 a.m.,...