Tag Archives: death

Boy, 9, Dies In Ocala National Forest House Fire

By on March 19th, 2015 | Last updated: March 19, 2015 at 11:25 am

A 9-year-old boy died after a fire broke out at his mobile home in the Ocala National Forest. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.

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Two Killed in Plane Crash While Filming Movie

By on April 7th, 2014 | Last updated: April 7, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Two men were killed in a plane crash while filming a low-budget zombie movie on Sunday. They were filming a scene in the air for the movie when the engine stalled.

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Viral Video About Venezuelan Protests Created By UF Student

By on February 20th, 2014 | Last updated: February 20, 2014 at 8:49 pm

A University of Florida student has created a video about student protests in Venezuela that has gone viral.

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Woman Found Dead in Car at Gainesville Hospital Garage

By on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 5:14 pm

Police are investigating the probable domestic violence incident that led to a woman’s fatal stabbing.

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Pedestrian struck, killed on Interstate 75 near Gainesville exit

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 12:46 pm

A woman was killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 75 early Wednesday morning in Gainesville, Fla.

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In the News: Tax collectors and driver’s licences, Florida panther killed, U.S. behind in math and science, Starke execution

By on December 11th, 2012 | Last updated: December 11, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Tax collector will soon issue driver’s licenses – Beginning in February, The Tax Collector’s Office in Alachua County will provide driver’s licenses, which will increase fees by $6.25. Most other tax collectors in Florida have made the shift already because […]

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Deadly mushrooms could be growing in your backyard

By on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 15, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The poisonous Aminita virosa mushroom that killed two elderly women and hospitalized four other people in California thrive in wet, humid environments like Florida.

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Remembering legendary guitarist Doc Watson

By on May 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

Doc Watson, the grammy award-winning guitarist who has influenced and been revered by virtually every great bluegrass flatpicker in the country has died. The 89-year-old musician, who was blind from age 1, had recently undergone abdominal surgery at a hospital in […]

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Marion inmate dies

By on May 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:39 pm

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has taken over the death investigation of a Marion County Jail inmate who died late Monday.  The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says 37 year old Frederick Charles Kimball tried to kill himself around five […]

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Dead Ocala man identified

By on April 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:59 pm

The Ocala Police Department has identified the body found earlier this week in Marion County. OPD Spokesperson Seargent Chas Maier says the man is identified as Herbert Leroy King of Ocala. Maier adds an autopsy is scheduled. Whether foul play […]

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