Marion County Newswire

Marion County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Marion County, FL.

Results 1 - 20 of 214 in Marion County, FL

  1. Zombies caused plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    Federal investigators have issued a report faulting a pilot for the 2014 crash of an experimental plane during filming of a zombie movie in Florida. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that the April 2014 crash in Marion County killed 65-year-old pilot Dennis W. Monroe of Summerfield and 70-year-old passenger Joseph Lewis Sardinas of The Villages.

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  2. Pilot faulted in planea s crash while filming zombie movieRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Federal investigators have issued a report faulting a pilot for the 2014 crash of an experimental plane during filming of a zombie movie in Florida. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that the April 2014 crash in Marion County killed 65-year-old pilot Dennis W. Monroe of Summerfield and 70-year-old passenger Joseph Lewis Sardinas of The Villages.

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  3. Pilot faulted in plane's crash while filming zombie movieRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Federal investigators have issued a report faulting a pilot for the 2014 crash of an experimental plane during filming of a zombie movie in Florida. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that the April 2014 crash in Marion County killed 65-year-old pilot Dennis W. Monroe of Summerfield and 70-year-old passenger Joseph Lewis Sardinas of The Villages.

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  4. Umatilla man considered missing and endangeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Daily Commercial

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office has issued a bulletin for Kevin Craig Langford, 41, of Umatilla, who is considered missing and endangered.

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  5. Teacher arrested: attempts to have sex w/ minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | ABC Action News

    A Hillsborough County School District teacher was arrested on Wednesday in Marion County, FL and charged with solicitation to commit an unlawful sexual act with a minor 16-24 and use of an electronic device to solicit/entice/lure a minor. Timothy Sean Falls Jr., 29, of 602 Maryland Ave.Crystal Beach, used his cell phone to communicate with the 17-year-old victim from June 11 through June 13, according to police.

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  6. Deputy: FL woman shot man who broke in her homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | ABC Action News

    Marion County Sheriff's Capt. Brian Spivey tells The Ocala Star-Banner the woman was alone at her home when a man came to the door and tried to convince her to let him inside.

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  7. Ocala woman shoots naked, poop-smeared intruder, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WFTV Orlando

    ... office report said. "The intruder ended up with no clothes on in her bedroom," Lauren Lettelier of the Marion County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies arrived at forced their way into the home and found Etherington naked and hiding behind the bedroom ...

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  8. Deputies say Florida woman shot man who broke into her homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Marion County Sheriff's Capt. Brian Spivey tells The Ocala Star-Banner the woman was alone at her home Sunday night when a man came to the door and tried to persuade her to let him inside.

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  9. Umatilla man considered missing and endangeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Daily Commercial

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office has issued a bulletin for Kevin Craig Langford, 41, of Umatilla, who is considered missing and endangered.

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  10. Marion, Clay, Lafayette Counties Transition To Alert Florida Notification SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    On the edge of the Ocala National Forest in Marion County, trees overwhelm Karen Mathison's five-and-a-half-acre property. "There's always a branch that doesn't want to stay on the tree anymore," she said of her home, which she shares with her husband.

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  11. Missing 88-year-old man involved in serious Marion County wreck, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Shilling, 88, after he was reported missing after leaving his Dunnellon home at about 12:45 a.m. Friday. The Marion County Sheriff's Office said Shilling was involved in a serious crash about five hours later on Interstate 75 in Sumter County. ...

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  12. Motorcycle rider killed in Marion County crash, troopers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | WFTV Orlando

    ... to your specific geographic area. A 25-year-old motorcycle rider died Wednesday in a crash on Highway 25 in Marion County, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said. Kenneth Dean Fox Jr., of Umatilla, was riding his 2016 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle south ...

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  13. Video: Interim Marion Sheriff Gainey Talks Transition, Future PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    WUFT News' Brianda Villegas sat down with interim Marion County Sheriff Emery Gainey on Monday, June 6 to discuss his experience as sheriff so far, and his plans for the coming months that he will be serving as sheriff. I just want to know a little bit about how your transition into becoming the sheriff.

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  14. Search on for 2 in unrelated Marion County missing persons casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WFTV Orlando

    ... we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. The Marion County Sheriff's Office released information Tuesday on two individuals who were reported missing from their respective homes. George ...

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  15. Officials looking for Belleview manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Daily Commercial

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office on Monday morning issued missing/endangered alerts for a 32-year-old Belleview man.

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  16. Grand jury: former sheriff's leadership 'lax, incompetent'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Miami Herald

    A grand jury has found that a north Florida sheriff facing perjury and misconduct charges related to excessive use of force cases in his department made decisions that encouraged inappropriate behavior. A grand jury report found that Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair was "lax and incompetent in his leadership" and recommended a number of changes meant to improve accountability.

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  17. Male officer at Florida's prison for women faces sex chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... free-world food, and with basic necessities, like soap and toilet paper, that were always in short supply. Marion County Chief Assistant State Attorney Ric Ridgway said the arrest Wednesday should be considered a warning to other officers at the ...

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  18. Gambling and a quarter horse track come to SummerfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | The Daily Commercial

    ... on their success, a poker room has opened in Summerfield just north of The Villages. Straddling the Sumter-Marion county line off U.S. Highway 301 in The Villages, Oxford Downs opened for business a week ago Tuesday. The card room has 24 tables that ...

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  19. Oxygen Forensic Detective Helps Ocala Police To Extract Critical EvidenceRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 2 | Forensic Focus

    The Ocala Police Department, located in Ocala, Marion County, Florida along with the sheriff's department have approximately 250 sworn officers in service who proudly serve the over 300,000 residents. Much like the rest of the world, Ocala and Marion County have had to keep with the changing landscape of today's investigations.

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  20. Male officer at womena s prison faces sex-with-inmates chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Miami Herald

    ... free-world food, and with basic necessities, like soap and toilet paper, that were always in short supply. Marion County Chief Assistant State Attorney Ric Ridgway said the arrest Wednesday should be considered a warning to other officers at the ...

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