Tag Archives: Ocala

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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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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Ocala Community Members Unite at Prayer Vigil

By on September 25th, 2014 | Last updated: September 25, 2014 at 11:41 am

Ocala religious leaders and the Ocala Police Department organized a community prayer vigil to promote an end to the recent violence in the community. Four drive-by-shootings have left three injured since early September.

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Ocala City Council Repeals ‘Saggy Pants’ Ordinance

By on September 17th, 2014 | Last updated: September 17, 2014 at 10:32 am

The Ocala City Council voted to repeal an ordinance banning saggy pants on city property. The controversial ordinance met with criticism from the NAACP.

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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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Ocala Scientist Tests How People Trust Technology

By on April 29th, 2014 | Last updated: April 29, 2014 at 1:42 pm

Ocala-based scientist plans to begin government-funded simulation in June. The simulation will examine the trust humans have in robots.

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GALLERY: Southeastern Pro Rodeo in Ocala

By on March 25th, 2014 | Last updated: March 25, 2014 at 7:05 am

The Ocala Pro Rodeo held it’s 21st annual Southeastern Pro Rodeo event last weekend at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala, Fla.

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GALLERY: Ocala’s Horse Shows In The Sun

By on March 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 25, 2014 at 5:53 pm

Riders from across the globe traveled to the HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala for the 10-week competition of HITS, Horse Shows In The Sun

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Ocala Organization Acquires Shelter Property For Some Of City’s Homeless

By on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 22, 2014 at 8:49 am

St. Mark’s United Methodist Church agreed to let Open Arms Village, an organization aiming to support city homeless, use its facilities.

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Ocala Faces Lawsuit Over Unauthorized User Fees

By on March 12th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 4:59 pm

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the city of Ocala for charging allegedly illegal emergency fire service user fees.

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