- Teen accused of poisoning dog he feared would kill his birds Updated: Oct-06-15 7:44 am
OCALA, Florida - A north Florida teen told authorities he poisoned his neighbor's Jack Russell terrier because he feared it would get into his backyard and attack his guinea fowl.
- Man pleads guilty in fatal shooting of former Florida kicker Updated: Oct-02-15 4:10 am
OCALA, Florida - A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of a former kicker with the University of Florida.
- Man says he was fired for wearing Muslim head covering Updated: Sep-30-15 6:39 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - An Ocala man has filed a religious discrimination complaint claiming that he was not allowed to wear an Islamic head covering while working as a restaurant server.
- Man arrested in plot to lure friend into woods and kill him Updated: Sep-28-15 7:04 am
An Ocala man is accused of attempting to hire someone to lure his former friend into the wood to kill him.
- Lawsuit seeks lighter legal protections for manatees Updated: Sep-25-15 4:37 pm
OCALA, Florida - Business groups on Friday once again sued federal wildlife managers to try and force them to lessen legal protections for Florida's beloved manatees.
- Woman, 71, dies in house fire near Ocala Updated: Sep-24-15 10:36 am
SILVER SPRINGS, Florida - A 71-year-old woman died along with a cat and a dog when fire broke out in a house near Ocala.
- Man charged with pawning amp he stole from pawn shop Updated: Sep-24-15 3:06 am
OCALA, Florida - Authorities say a north Florida man who managed to pawn an amplifier he had just taken off a shelf at the pawn shop went back to the same store the next day and stole a leaf blower.
- Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting outside Ocala club Updated: Sep-23-15 3:01 am
OCALA, Florida - Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old girl in the parking lot of an Ocala nightclub.
- Animal control seizes 25 pigs from north Florida property Updated: Sep-18-15 8:16 am
REDDICK, Florida - Animal control officials seized 25 sickly pigs from a property near Ocala.
- Dog dies after being left in Humane Society van Updated: Sep-14-15 7:22 pm
OCALA, Florida - Officials with the Humane Society of Marion County say they're developing new guidelines following the death of a dog left in one of their transport vans.
- Woman recovering from attack by 4 dogs Updated: Sep-11-15 6:37 am
OCALA, Florida - A 76-year-old woman is recovering in a hospital after being attacked by dogs as she got mail from her mailbox.
- Horses in Florida being sickened by toxic 'creeping indigo' Updated: Sep-11-15 3:01 am
OCALA, Florida - Horses in north and central Florida are being sickened or dying after eating a toxic weed called creeping indigo.
- New York man fatally struck on I-75 in Florida Updated: Sep-10-15 1:45 pm
OCALA, Florida - Authorities say a New York man was fatally struck on Interstate 75 in north Florida.