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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Police: Mom Gives Birth To Premature Baby After Crack Binge, Cuts Umbilical Cord With Teeth

Authorities say a mother went on a crack binge the day before her premature baby was born and cut the umbilical cord with her teeth in a motel room bathroom after giving birth.

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Related Topix: Ocala, FL, University of Florida

5 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Mother goes on crack cocaine binge in Florida motel before giving...

Now that's photobooting! The moment foolish teen taking a selfie by the tracks gets kicked in the head by an angry train engineer Shocking video shows large meeting of al-Qaeda leaders promising to 'remove America': US intelligence under fire for allowing brazen gathering to take place 'It was like an instant amputation': Oscar Pistorius cowers in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ocala, FL

10 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Baby born in motel bathtub in critical condition

An infant is in critical condition days after his mother says she gave birth in an Ocala motel bathtub while on a crack cocaine binge.

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Related Topix: Ocala, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS 47

Ground search suspended for missing pilot

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 PM on 4/15, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Jacksonville, FL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Fox 30

Fatal truck accident in Marion County Marion County, Fla. - a...

MARION COUNTY, Fla. - A man died in a single-vehicle accident early Friday morning on the corner of S.W. 9th Street Road and S.W. 95th Avenue Road.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Ground search for missing pilot suspended

Authorities have suspended their ground search for pilot whose small plane went missing at it flew from north Florida to the Tampa Bay area.

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Related Topix: Zephyrhills, FL, Dunnellon, FL, Hernando County, FL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Searchers comb dense section of forest for missing Zephyrhills pilot, plane

Lt. Steve Vitt said he seldom has encountered vegetation as thick and arduous as what he rode through Thursday as his team searched for missing 74-year-old pilot Theodore Weiss of Zephyrhills.

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Related Topix: Zephyrhills, FL, Citrus County, FL, Florida, Hernando, FL, Dunnellon, FL

The Florida Times-Union

Trauma Drama: Florida lawmakers tackle controversial health-care issues

The House and Senate could be headed toward a collision about major health-care issues, including the continued operation of three disputed trauma centers.

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Related Topix: Florida, Medicine, Avon Park, FL, Manatee County, FL, Pasco County, FL

Florida Trend

The Florida Innovation Hub is one of six incubators in the region.

Gainesville will continue to nurture its economy in 2014 through six business incubators: Florida Innovation Hub at UF, Sid Martin Biotech Incubator, Santa Fe Center for Innovation and Economic Development, Gainesville Technology Enterprise Development, Starter Space, and Blue Oven Kitchens, a culinary incubator.

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Related Topix: Florida, Gainesville, FL, Ocala, FL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Search for missing plane raises more questions than answers

It's business as usual outside Civil Air Patrol in Hernando County with troops engaged in maneuvers.

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Related Topix: Hernando County, FL, Dunnellon, FL, Citrus County, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

'Dining in the Dark' to raise awareness about visually impaired '

"Dining in the Dark" is a sensory-awareness experience that will take guests on a journey of taste, sound, smell and touch, all in the dark.

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Related Topix: Mount Dora, FL, Lake County, FL, Leesburg, FL, Ocala, FL

CBS 47

Pilot reported missing after not reaching destination

MARION COUNTY, Fla. -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office is investigating a missing persons report of a pilot who last seen leaving from the Dunnellon Airport.

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Related Topix: Dunnellon, FL

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Zombie characters look on as plane crashes, killing two people

It was almost a wrap. The sweeping aerial shot of dozens of scary-looking zombies from a single-engine plane was to be the final scene from a low-budget movie being filmed in Marion County.

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Related Topix: Summerfield, FL, The Villages, FL, Ocala, FL

CBS 47

Names of Zombie movie crew killed in plane crash

SUMMERFIELD, Fla. - Deputies released the identities of the two people killed in a plane crash in Marion County.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Summerfield, FL, The Villages, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

2 die in plane crash during zombie movie filming

Authorities say two people are dead after their small plane crashed as they filmed a zombie movie in north Florida.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Summerfield, FL, Ocala, FL

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WRUF-AM Gainesville

Phone Scams Fool Marion County Residents

In Ocala, an 87-year-old Fairfield Village resident recently fell for a phone scam in which a caller claimed the resident won $3.5 million and a Mercedes-Benz.

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Related Topix: Ocala, FL, Sunrise, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Mother gets 4 years for toddler's drug death

A north Florida woman whose 2-year-old son died after eating an oxycodone pill has been sentenced to four years in prison.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WRUF-AM Gainesville

Marion County Bans 24/7 Tethering of Dogs

The Marion County Board of Commissioners passed an ordinance 3 to 2 that will ban 24/7 unattended tethering of dogs.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Ocala, FL

Mon Mar 31, 2014

CBS 47

Ocala man accused of luring a teen for sex via the internet

OCALA, Fla. -- A man from Ocala is facing multiple charges after, deputies said, he met a teen online and the two agreed to meet up and have sex.

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Related Topix: Ocala, FL, Dunnellon, FL

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Girl who died on race track was living her dream

A 15-year-old girl helped build the race car that crashed during her second lap around an Ocala race track.

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Related Topix: Ocala, FL

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