Tag Archives: Marion County

The Men Behind the Flying Car That Crashed in Marion County

By on October 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: October 23, 2014 at 12:33 pm

A flying car crashed on Tuesday in Marion County after going on an orientation flight. Two passengers suffered minor injuries but are currently safe.

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Ocala Double Homicide Suspect Dies in Local Hospital

By on October 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 22, 2014 at 6:17 pm

The suspect in a double homicide has died last night, Tuesday. Ricardo De Jesus Barrera was suspected to have shot and killed Bonnie and Julia Motto.

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Marion County Teenager Arrested After Shooting Two Men

By and on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 5:45 pm

A Marion County teenager was arrested Thursday in connection with last week’s shooting of two 18-year-old men.

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One Year Later, Silver Springs Park Returns To Its Natural State

By on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 3:12 pm

One year after taking over, the state of Florida returns Silver Springs State Park to its natural roots centered around the Silver Springs and Silver River.

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Lack of Volunteers Leave Elderly Looking for Conversation

By on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 1:56 pm

Lester Poole has stories he may never get to tell. The 94-year-old served in the United States Coast Guard from 1939 to 1947, during which he traveled the globe and went wherever the tide took him. “South Africa. Brazil,” he [...]

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Man Arrested In Connection To Marion County Drive-By Shootings

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 9:39 pm

One man has been arrested in connection with the string of drive-by shootings that occurred last week in Marion County.

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Two Children Injured in Drive by Shooting in Marion County

By on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 5:21 pm

Two children were injured in a drive-by shooting in Ocala on Friday at around 2:10 a.m. The children are currently in stable condition.

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Sketch Released of Suspected Villages Bank Robber

By on August 27th, 2014 | Last updated: August 27, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Marion County Sheriff’s Office has released a first sketch of a man suspected of robbing Citizens First Bank in The Villages on Aug. 13.

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Elderly Man Attacked After Denying Assailant Permission to Marry

By on August 27th, 2014 | Last updated: August 27, 2014 at 7:33 pm

A Marion County man was arrested Monday after he beat a 72-year-old man. Authorities said James Kane attacked the victim after he denied Kane permission to marry his girlfriend.

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State Buys Land For Florida Greenway

By on August 25th, 2014 | Last updated: August 25, 2014 at 11:04 am

State park managers have said they will be buying or trading land in Marion, Palm Beach, and Jackson counties. This is to fill the gaps of the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway, a recreational outdoor area that spans 110 [...]

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