Marion County Newswire (Page 2)

Marion County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Marion County, FL. (Page 2)

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  1. 1 jailed, 1 on the run after shootout at popular Marion County parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    One man was arrested Sunday after a shootout at a popular county park and authorities are looking for another man. As bullets were flying at the Carney Island Recreation and Conservation Area on Lake Weir, some visitors took cover behind a concrete column, according to a Marion County Sheriff's Office report.

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  2. 75 pounds of pot found following traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | St. Augustine Record

    ... per pound. The truck was towed to the Ocala Police Department compound. Minchew was arrested and taken to the Marion County Jail, charged with trafficking marijuana. He was booked at 6:20 p.m. on $25,000 bond. He was released at 4:38 a.m. Wednesday. ...

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  3. Florida's School-Related Employee of the Year NamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Capital Soup

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Today, Abel Garcia, an English for Speakers of Other Languages Paraprofessional at Reddick-Collier Elementary School in Marion County, was named the 2016 School-Related Employee of the Year. K-12 Public Schools Chancellor Hershel Lyons awarded Garcia with the distinguished honor at an awards breakfast in Orlando.

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  4. Video: Meet American Pharoah's little sister, CleopatraRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Horsetalk

    ... Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup Grand Slam achievements of 2015, and the instrumental role that Marion County, Fla., plays in the development of young, hopeful 2-year-old Thoroughbreds. The four-episode original series takes the viewer on a journey ...

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  5. Florida school board blocks transgender kids from choosing bathroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Boston.com

    Students in Marion County, Fla., will have to use restrooms and facilities based on their birth sex rather than their gender identity after the school board approved a transgender bathroom ban. The measure, which passed 4 to 1 on Tuesday, comes as localities and states across the country have considered and passed similar bans.

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  6. Marion County school board blocks transgender kids from choosing restroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Marion County School Board has approved a measure to limit restrooms to students based on their birth sex, not their gender identity. The board approved the ban - effective Wednesday morning - during a meeting Tuesday.

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  7. Florida School District Passes Transgender Bathroom BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Patch.com

    Citing reverse discrimination, the Marion County School Board overturned its own bathroom policy Tuesday night. That reversal effectively blocks transgender students from using the bathroom of their choosing, forcing them instead to use facilities that correspond to their sex at birth.

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  8. Transgender Students Now Have To Follow A New Bathroom Policy In Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... a single parent, Santa Fe College student and transgender woman. And she was one of hundreds who attended the Marion County School Board meeting Tuesday, when the board approved a resolution that restricts students' use of bathrooms and locker rooms ...

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  9. Police: Gainesville Man Steals Knives, Machetes From Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... for felony theft and violation of probation. He was taken to the Alachua County Jail without bond. Four former Marion County sheriff's deputies were sentenced Wednesday at the U.S. District Courthouse in Ocala for the beating of Derrick Price.

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  10. 'Pride Ride' leader suspected of murder, 60-plus burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Ocala residents Jessica Baker and Darren Decker - suspected of approximately 60 burglaries throughout North Central Florida and a murder in Citrus County - were named Monday as "persons of interest" in the death of a 57-year-old Marion County woman. Tamara Bedenbaugh was found dead on Jan. 25 at her residence in the 4500 block of Northwest County Road 225A.

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  11. Belleview Woman Saved From Burning HomeRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    A 75-year-old Belleview resident was pulled from her bedroom and rushed to the hospital after her home caught fire Sunday afternoon. Alice Jackson was taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center after Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a call about a house fire and trapped victim.

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  12. "Pillowcase burglars" arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Darren Decker and Jessica Baker are charged in a crime spree involving up to 60 residential burglaries. PHOTO: Marion County Sheriff's Office MARION COUNTY, Fla.- A husband and wife dubbed the "Pillowcase Burglars" by police have been arrested and charged in nearly 60 residential burglaries in North Central Florida.

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  13. Couple suspected in 60 burglaries, 2 homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | ABC Action News

    A couple law enforcement says is connected to two murders and 60 burglaries is suspected of killing a Citrus County composer. A man and wife suspected in 60 burglaries and two homicides, including one in Citrus County, have been arrested in Marion County.

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  14. Murder, burglary suspect led bikers at the Florida Southern Pride RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Forty-one-year old Darren Decker of Ocala - one of two people suspected in a string of daytime burglaries - claimed a role in last year's effort to keep a Confederate flag flying in front of the Marion County government offices. Citrus County sheriff's officials say Decker is also suspected, though not charged, in the murder of composer Don "Terry" Plumeri at Plumeri's home in Citrus County.

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  15. North Florida school board supports transgender bathroom banRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    A school board in north Florida plans to restrict access to school bathrooms based on a person's biological gender. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that the Marion County School Board reached a consensus on Thursday on a resolution that would ban transgender students from using bathrooms for the gender with which they identify.

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  16. State corrections officer booked on DUI chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... Derrick Gravatt, a corrections officer at Lake Correctional Institution in Clermont, was taken into custody by Marion County Sheriff's Office Deputy Garry Miller at 1:42 a.m. in the 300 block of Southwest 17th Street and taken to the Marion County ...

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  17. North Florida School Board Supports Transgender Bathroom BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | News Max

    A school board in north Florida plans to restrict access to school bathrooms based on a person's biological gender. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that the Marion County School Board reached a consensus on Thursday on a resolution that would ban transgender students from using bathrooms for the gender with which they identify.

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  18. Qamar files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    Lake and Marion county cardiologist Dr. Asad Qamar filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week amid lawsuits, a federal investigation, being banned from Medicare reimbursement and a bank foreclosure against his medical practices.

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  19. Citruscounty 40 mins ago 7:35 p.m.Suspects held in musician's death, burglary spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... o die this way. Our continued prayers are with his family and friends." Decker and Baker were then arrested in Marion County on April 18 for a burglary that day in Sumter County.

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  20. Renowned Composers' suspected killers in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | ABC Action News

    ... from a prior burglary. This information helped lead detectives to Decker and Baker, who were arrested in Marion County on Monday, April 18, for a burglary that had occurred that day in Sumter County. Investigators are currently combing through tons ...

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