Marion County Newswire (Page 6)

Marion County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Marion County, FL. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 802 in Marion County, FL

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

    Jun 2, 2016 | 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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  2. Oxygen Forensic Detective Helps Ocala Police To Extract Critical EvidenceRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | 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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  3. Male officer at womena s prison faces sex-with-inmates chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | 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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  4. Gator takes a bite out of FWC worker's bootRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WFTV Orlando

    ... that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. Marion County Deputy Nix was called to a home in Silver Springs Shores when the homeowner reported an alligator was on the front porch. ...

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  5. Couple went from business to burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    Some of the recovered stolen firearms are shown, along with booking mugs of Jessica Baker, left, and Darren Decker, right, during a multi-agency press conference held at the Marion County Sheriff's Office in Ocala on April 25. During the press conference, law enforcement officers spoke about the arrests of Darren Decker and Jessica Baker, a husband ... (more)

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  6. Teenager Scares off Suspected Burglars in Her Home After They Found Her Hiding in a ClosetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    An Oregon teen is being praised for her bravery after she scared off two suspected burglars who broke into her family's house this week. Jensen Clark, 18, of Marion County, was home alone on Wednesday when she was surprised by a knock on the door, she told ABC News.

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  7. Teenager Scares off Suspected Burglars in Her H...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | 1560 KNZR

    An Oregon teen is being praised for her bravery after she scared off two suspected burglars who broke into her family's house this week. Jensen Clark, 18, of Marion County, was home alone on Wednesday when she was surprised by a knock on the door, she told ABC News.

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  8. Umatilla woman killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    A 36-year-old woman died and a man was seriously injured in a head-on collision on a two-lane road in rural southeast Marion County early Thursday afternoon.

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  9. Man wanted for armed robbery caught in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Palladium-Item

    ... Wayne County Jail. Wayne County sheriff's deputies brought Brandon S. Aubuchon, 33, back to Wayne County from Marion County, Fla., on Wednesday morning. Details on Aubuchon's capture in Florida weren't immediately available. Aubuchon was wanted on ...

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  10. Prosecutor: Ocala Wife Was Justified Under Stand Your Ground Law For Shooting Husband To Protect SonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... pleaded with Penland to stop beating her son but Penland told her he was going to kill the juvenile," the Marion County Sheriff's Office wrote in a press release. "Dinkins-Penland possessed a Florida concealed weapons permit and a .38 revolver. She ...

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  11. Ocala woman who killed husband protected under - stand your ground,' officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WFTV Orlando

    A Marion County woman who shot and killed her abusive husband in March will not be prosecuted because of Florida's "Stand Your Ground Law," officials said. Michelle Dinkins-Penland shot her husband, Mark Penland, on March 22 while he was attacking her 14-year-old son, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said.

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  12. LPGA: Coates Golf Championships will not return to Ocala in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... and will announce more at the appropriate time," the LPGA's statement reads. Coates Golf - a company based in Marion County - and the LPGA agreed to a three-year contract when papers were signed in 2014. It is unclear why Coates elected not to ...

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  13. LPGA Tour said Coates Golf Championships will not return to Ocala in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... and will announce more at the appropriate time," the LPGA's statement reads. Coates Golf - a company based in Marion County - and the LPGA agreed to a three-year contract when papers were signed in 2014. It is unclear why Coates elected not to ...

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  14. Number 2 stepping down after Marion County sheriff's arrestRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The second-highest ranked leader at the Marion County Sheriff's Office is retiring just days after Sheriff Chris Blair was indicted on perjury and misconduct charges. The Ocala Star-Banner reported Tuesday that Chief Deputy Fred LaTorre will be stepping down at the beginning of next month.

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  15. DeLand woman killed in head-on collision in Marion CountyRead the original story

    May 21, 2016 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A DeLand woman was killed in Marion County early Saturday morning in a head-on collision that Florida Highway Patrol troopers continue to investigate. FHP has yet to release the 37-year-old woman's name, pending next-of-kin notification.

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  16. Florida sheriff faces perjury, official misconduct chargesRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Ocala Star-Banner reports that a grand jury handed down an indictment Thursday for Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair. Blair faces a three felony counts.

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  17. Time Magazine Cover Story Fact Checks Right-Wing Anti-LGBT "Bathroom Predator" MythRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Media Matters for America

    ... an adult agenda being pushed on the backs of innocent children," says Nancy Stacy, a school-board member in Marion County, Fla., of the transgender experience in school. She recently voted to deny access to a transgender student who wanted to use ...

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  18. Putnam County man, 44, indicted on first-degree murder charge after human remains found in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    A 44-year-old Putnam County man faces a first-degree murder charge after he was indicted Wednesday in the death of a man who was reported missing in January, according to the Sheriff's Office. Human remains found in the Ocala National Forest off Forest Road 50 in Marion County March 4 were identified as 44-year-old Thomas A. Lombardo, according to authorities.

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  19. Alachua County School Board Might Change The District's Dress CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... experience in place, the discipline committee thought this was a good time to make those changes." Four of Marion County School Board's five members seemed to lean toward that decision at Thursday's meeting, but Chair Bobby James thinks the board is ...

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  20. Man Makes ATM Stop in Silver Springs Before Golfing, Then Escapes GunshotsRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    A Silver Springs man escaped from a would-be robber at an ATM shortly after 6 a.m. on Sunday. Michael Prevatte shared his story with us on Monday. The Marion County Sheriff's Office is still working to identify a suspect.

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