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By Leanna Scachetti on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: February 11, 2013 at 4:47 pm
A pedestrian was struck by two vehicles and killed on State Road 200 in front of the Steeplechase Plaza. The man has been identified by fingerprints, and investigators are looking to notify family members.
By Rachel Genovese on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Ranked 48th out of 67 Florida Counties for overall health, Marion County is promoting a new Community Health Improvement Plan for its residents.
By Leanna Scachetti on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 3:03 pm
Marion County woman fatally shoots ex-boyfriend through windsheild after he clung to her hood for nearly 10 miles.
By Chris Kirschner on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 5:06 pm
A suspicious package containing a unknown powder was sent to the Marion County Sheriff’s office, and contained a written threat to Sheriff Chris Blair. The powder is now being tested.
By Rachel Crosby on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 23, 2013 at 4:51 pm
The two deputies will be demoted after their involvement in a sex scandal last fall.
Florida lawmakers are looking to kill the state’s reputation as the country’s most corrupt. Officials sent out surveys to the state’s counties and localities, asking for suggestions or constructive criticism.
By Forrest Smith on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 2, 2012 at 6:09 pm
Ocala firefighters rescued five victims of carbon monoxide poisoning from a home at 1008 NE 17th Ave. Thursday morning.
By Kelly Price on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm
Getting a job just got trickier. The Workforce Connection of Citrus, Levy and Marion Counties is now warning jobseekers to stay alert for scams using the names of legitimate businesses and organizations. Workforce Connection CEO Rusty Skinner said the regional [...]
By Wade Millward on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: October 11, 2012 at 8:41 am
Locals spoke out Tuesday against the amount of water requested by a billionaire-backed farm expanding throughout North Central Florida.
By Forrest Smith on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 3:12 pm
A 22-year-old Marion County man accused of the shooting deaths of his grandmother and great-grandmother is behind bars.