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OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Vilinda York lies in her Florida hospital bed, facing a dry-erase board that lists in green marker her name, her four doctors and a smiley face. Also on the board is this: "Anticipated date of discharge: NOT YET DETERMINED." The...
FloriDUHWhat's louder than blaring music? Gunfire! Deputies responded to a Salt Springs address after getting a report of a "shots fired" incident, according to a news release from the Marion County Sheriff's Office. Once deputies had arrived on the scene...
FloriDUHBrandon Jordan Stevens' current home is the Marion County Jail, where he is being held for credit card fraud charges, according to a news release from the Marion County Sheriff's Office The 23-year-old inmate reportedly told detectives an inmate and a...
FloriDUHThe resident was awakened by an intruder moving about, turning a flashlight off and on, in her bedroom at 11:00 p.m. Saturday in Ocala, according to a news release from the Marion County Sheriff's Office. The woman allegedly told deputies, "He then went...
Tags: Ocala, Trials, Juvenile Delinquency
FloriDUHBrother, can you spare a tire? Ocala cops received multiple complaints tires being punctured or slashed on vehicles at three businesses located in a shopping center. A private contractor had a front-end loader with a tire slashed, according to a news...
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William Cooley 1947-2013 William Ronnie Cooley, 65, of Danville, died Sunday March 3, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of Deborah Warner Cooley for 37 years. Born April 10, 1947, in Marion County, he was the son of the late William Howard...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelIn an uncanny repetition of last year, Orange and Seminole counties are headed to the state Board of Education with a set of rejections of Florida Virtual Academy charter schools. Like last year, the county school boards rejected the application to...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Add one more former legislator to the ranks of the lobbying corps. Former Senate President Mike Haridopolos is now lobbying for a rail company called Railex LLC that has ties to rail giant CSX. He's also gone to work for a gambling...
Mrs. Mildred (Blickenstaff) Young, 94, of Ocala, Fla., passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Windsor of Ocala. A native of Tiffin, Ohio, she moved from Hagerstown, Md., to Florida in 1959. Survivors include her sons, David A. Young Jr. of Ocala and...
FloriDUHFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers arrested two brothers, Wesley Alexander Godwin, 52, and David Keith Godwin, 50, both convicted felons who are prohibited from owning firearms, reports the Ocala Star-Banner. Patrolling...
Dr. Barbara Ellis Taylor, age 80, of Alachua, Fla., passed away Dec. 7, 2012, after an extended illness. Dr. Taylor was professor emeritus at the University of Florida. She devoted her life to education for women and children. Born March 23, 1932,...
Florida's springs are places of visual magic, as two paddlers discovered recently at Rainbow Springs in Marion County. The water there was so clear, their kayaks on the spring's surface appeared suspended in air, casting distinct shadows on the sandy...
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