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The Palm Beach Post
Dalia Dippolito officially checks in to prisonDepartment of Corrections records show Dippolito, 34, was processed into the Lo
The Palm Beach Post / Posted an hour ago
Department of Corrections records show Dippolito, 34, was processed into the Lowell Correctional Institution in Ocala on Thursday to begin serving her 16-year prison sentence for a conviction on charges tied to the 2009 undercover... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Trolley, four pedicabs arrive in Hamiltontaxis The trolley, which Hamilton residents Maria and Bob Schmidt recently tra
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
taxis The trolley, which Hamilton residents Maria and Bob Schmidt recently transported from their former hometown of Ocala, Fla., was sitting on a trailer Monday, because it does not yet have an Ohio license and isn’t yet insured. “I’d love... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Trolley, four pedicabs arrive in Hamiltontaxis The trolley, which Hamilton residents Maria and Bob Schmidt recently tra
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 hours ago
taxis The trolley, which Hamilton residents Maria and Bob Schmidt recently transported from their former hometown of Ocala, Fla., was sitting on a trailer Monday, because it does not yet have an Ohio license and isn’t yet insured. “I’d love... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Louisiana man arrested in Shelby for Florida car thefton Monday, Oct. 9, after he was allegedly caught with a 2012 Ram 1500 that had
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 17 hours ago
on Monday, Oct. 9, after he was allegedly caught with a 2012 Ram 1500 that had previously been reported stolen by the Ocala Police Department in Florida. According to Friend’s arrest warrants, the vehicle is valued at $25,000. The destruction... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
African tortoise found in Mount Dora relocated to Apopka exotic animal-rescue facilitystrange thing to break free in Florida, which is “conducive to any tropical ani
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
strange thing to break free in Florida, which is “conducive to any tropical animal.” A 2-foot suphan cobra that escaped in Ocala this spring is still at large. Rhesus monkeys are sometimes sighted roaming Marion County after being brought into... Read more
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Reality TV World
Police: Robbery suspects wore "distinguishing" Halloween maskswere wearing distinctive masks -- a creepy clown and an animal-like demon -- wh
Reality TV World / Posted 21 hours ago
were wearing distinctive masks -- a creepy clown and an animal-like demon -- when they walked into the Waffle House in Ocala around midnight Tuesday. The sheriff's office posted a security camera photo of the suspects to Facebook. "We do have... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
News of Record for Monday, Oct. 16, 2017with driver's license canceled, suspended or revoked; Ronald L. Stidd, 25, Delt
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted yesterday
with driver's license canceled, suspended or revoked; Ronald L. Stidd, 25, Deltona, court violation; Jarvis Smith, 24, Ocala, possession of methamphetamine, drug offense; James A. Torres, 41, Altamonte, possession of paraphernalia, possession... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
High school volleyball 2017: District tournament schedulesWhite/Englewood winner vs. Nease, 5:30 p.m.; Middleburg vs. St. Augustine, 7:30
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
White/Englewood winner vs. Nease, 5:30 p.m.; Middleburg vs. St. Augustine, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, championship, 7 p.m. At Ocala Vanguard Teams: Columbia, Gainesville, Lake Weir, Ocala Forest, Ocala Vanguard Schedule: Monday, Columbia vs. Lake... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Friday night's high school football scores from across Florida46, Bronson 7 Cape Coral 34, Island Coast 0 Cardinal Mooney 35, St. Petersbur
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
46, Bronson 7 Cape Coral 34, Island Coast 0 Cardinal Mooney 35, St. Petersburg Catholic 0 Cedar Creek Christian 61, Ocala Christian Academy 0 Clay 49, Ridgeview 3 Clearwater 37, Dixie Hollins 0 Clearwater Central Catholic 23, Calvary... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Wildwood improves to 6-0 with 40-21 winPort 21, East Ridge 14 Travis Isaac hauled in a tipped pass from Junior quarte
The Daily Commercial / Posted 3 days ago
Port 21, East Ridge 14 Travis Isaac hauled in a tipped pass from Junior quarterback Brian Maurer from 4 yards out to give Ocala West Port a stunning 21-14 victory over East Ridge on Friday night. Facing an offense that entered the night averaging... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Week 9 football scheduleat Jones, 7 West Port at Lake Minneola, 7 Windermere at Liberty, 7 Lakeland
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
at Jones, 7 West Port at Lake Minneola, 7 Windermere at Liberty, 7 Lakeland Christian at Lake Highland Prep, 7 Ocala Christian at Faith Christian, 7 Warner Christian at Father Lopez, 7 First Academy-Leesburg at Legacy Charter,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Friday's Scores47, Lake Worth 7 Booker 39, DeSoto County 0 Boone 22, Timber Creek 0 Branfor
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
47, Lake Worth 7 Booker 39, DeSoto County 0 Boone 22, Timber Creek 0 Branford 46, Bronson 7 Cedar Creek Christian 61, Ocala Christian Academy 0 Clay 49, Ridgeview 3 Crescent City 48, Umatilla 7 Crystal River 22, Brooksville Central... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Santos: 70 miles of mountain bike trails near Orlandoand maps. Two bike shops — including one facing the main trailhead — offer bike
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
and maps. Two bike shops — including one facing the main trailhead — offer bike rentals, snacks and adult beverages. The Ocala Mountain Bike Association keeps the trails marked and accessible throughout the year and organizes events, such as Take... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Investigations and apologies over nursing home deathsreform bill out soon. Sensitivity is not his strong suit: The smiling fellow u
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
reform bill out soon. Sensitivity is not his strong suit: The smiling fellow up there is state Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, who remarked in a committee meeting Wednesday that "you’re dealing with the 90-somethings. Some of these deaths would... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Retired teacher told to move from affordable housing — she complained too muchwho already often feel powerless and forgotten. Consider that since Wissler, wh
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
who already often feel powerless and forgotten. Consider that since Wissler, who lost her husband last year, moved from Ocala to Silver Pointe, the management has offered rewards at least three times in the form of rent reductions for “clear... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Leesburg plays South Lake with plenty on the linea 1-1 mark in Class 6A-District 5. The Yellow Jackets picked up a quality distr
The Daily Commercial / Posted 4 days ago
a 1-1 mark in Class 6A-District 5. The Yellow Jackets picked up a quality district win on Sept. 22 with a 27-14 upset of Ocala Forest. South Lake comes in with a 4-2 record and an 0-2 ledger in district play. But in the new points system put in... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
News of Record for Friday, Oct. 13, 2017with intent to sell, giving a false name upon being arrested or detained, failu
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
with intent to sell, giving a false name upon being arrested or detained, failure to appear (8); Daquan E. Stinnie, 22, Ocala, failure to appear (3); Glenda M. Taylor, 32, Daytona Beach, possession of a controlled substance, no valid driver's... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Previews of Friday night's high school football games2 seed in Region 4A-3. The Wildcats are ranked No. 7 in the state in Class 4A a
The Daily Commercial / Posted 4 days ago
2 seed in Region 4A-3. The Wildcats are ranked No. 7 in the state in Class 4A according to MaxPreps. East Ridge (5-1) at Ocala West Port (3-4) 7 p.m., West Port High School This week is all about taking care of business for East Ridge. The... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
How small rebellions by Florida delinquents snowball into bigger beatings by staffhad been Thornton's second tour through the criminal justice system — though wi
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
had been Thornton's second tour through the criminal justice system — though with a less happy ending. In July 2013, an Ocala police officer arrested Thornton on charges of domestic battery after his girlfriend said he punched her in the chest,... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
State senator apologizes for nursing-home death commentsshould have to fear that their loved one is suffering in a nursing home, partic
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
should have to fear that their loved one is suffering in a nursing home, particularly during a natural disaster,” Baxley, R-Ocala, said. But Jeff Nova, whose 71-year-old mother, Gail Nova, died Sept. 13, said Thursday he isn't comforted by the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Justin Barney’s Week 8 football picks: Bartram, Bolles, Clay get big district WsWhite 22. Note: Eagle’s View (4-3) d. Merritt Island Christian (0-6) by forfei
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
White 22. Note: Eagle’s View (4-3) d. Merritt Island Christian (0-6) by forfeit Others: Cedar Creek Christian (2-4) over Ocala Christian (0-5); Foundation Academy (2-3) over North Florida Educational Institute (1-4), 7:30 p.m.; John Paul II... Read more
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Miami New Times
GOP Lawmaker Says South Florida Nursing Home Victims Would Have Died Soon Anywaylawmakers are pretty upset. Miami Gardens State Sen. Oscar Braynon released a s
Miami New Times / Posted 4 days ago
lawmakers are pretty upset. Miami Gardens State Sen. Oscar Braynon released a statement this afternoon chastising the Ocala lawmaker. State Democrats are now demanding Baxley apologize. "These men and women were entrusted to a nursing home... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Aramis Ayala: 'If we really want public safety, we have to do what works'by taking a total of 29 first-degree murder cases away from her office, transfe
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
by taking a total of 29 first-degree murder cases away from her office, transferring them to State Attorney Rick Scott of Ocala. The legislature cut about $1.3 million from Ayala’s budget — bringing the funding to about what it was in Fiscal Year... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Opioid thief offers tearful apologyeasy to get. I just figured getting away from that would be my best solution,”
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
easy to get. I just figured getting away from that would be my best solution,” he said. Deputies say Hughes entered an Ocala pharmacy Tuesday and implied he had a gun. The pharmacist gave him five hydrocodone pills. He was arrested a short time... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
GHS Hurricanes Face Tough Test at HomeAfter a win against crosstown rival, Buchholz, Gainesville High School will loo
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 5 days ago
After a win against crosstown rival, Buchholz, Gainesville High School will look to continue its success against Ocala-Vanguard on Friday night. Both teams come in undefeated in District 5 play with the Hurricanes at 1-0 and Vanguard at... Read more
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CBS News
Lawmaker questions cause of Irma-linked nursing home deathsSen. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, who is also a funeral director, said Wednesday he
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, who is also a funeral director, said Wednesday he isn't convinced that all 14 deaths now associated with The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills stemmed from sweltering heat that filled the nursing home after it lost... Read more
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Columbia Star
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATESSTEPHEN MATTHEW SAWYER 17ES4001385 Personal Representative: MABEL R. SAWYER
Columbia Star / Posted 5 days ago
STEPHEN MATTHEW SAWYER 17ES4001385 Personal Representative: MABEL R. SAWYER Address: 6519 NE 23RD AVE., OCALA, FL 34479 Attorney: JON ROBIN Address: PO BOX 11646, COLUMBIA, SC 29211 Estate: LINDA ANNE SMARR... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Baxley: Some nursing home deaths after Irma could have been from natural causesFlorida nursing home might not be to blame for all 14 deaths that occurred in t
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Florida nursing home might not be to blame for all 14 deaths that occurred in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Baxley, R-Ocala, said Wednesday he isn't convinced that all 14 deaths now associated with The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
FHSAA football playoff projections feature area teams on the fringeentered Tuesday’s win vs. Lake Minneola No. 10 in points while Lake Howell was
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
entered Tuesday’s win vs. Lake Minneola No. 10 in points while Lake Howell was No. 12 with 31.2 points before losing to Ocala West Port.Class 7A, Region 2 Projected playoff teams: Viera (42.8), Lakeland (42.8), Plant (40.2), Wiregrass Ranch... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Slavery memorial wins support as Confederacy debate ragesfor their undeniable contributions to our great state and to this great country
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
for their undeniable contributions to our great state and to this great country." The proposal stalled in the Senate after Ocala Republican Sen. Dennis Baxley — a champion of Confederate symbols — declined to hear it in his committee because he... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
ECHO teams up to send seeds to Puerto Ricoto help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 6 days ago
to help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at ECHO, said Karen King of Mount Citra Farm in Ocala contacted ECHO to tell them she has connections in Puerto Rico and wants to make sure they have seeds, as agriculture... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Sending a helping handto help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 6 days ago
to help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at ECHO, said Karen King of Mount Citra Farm in Ocala contacted ECHO to tell them she has connections in Puerto Rico and wants to make sure they have seeds, as agriculture... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Sending a helping handto help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
to help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at ECHO, said Karen King of Mount Citra Farm in Ocala contacted ECHO to tell them she has connections in Puerto Rico and wants to make sure they have seeds, as agriculture... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Sending a helping handto help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
to help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at ECHO, said Karen King of Mount Citra Farm in Ocala contacted ECHO to tell them she has connections in Puerto Rico and wants to make sure they have seeds, as agriculture... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Sending a helping handto help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
to help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at ECHO, said Karen King of Mount Citra Farm in Ocala contacted ECHO to tell them she has connections in Puerto Rico and wants to make sure they have seeds, as agriculture... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Sending a helping handto help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
to help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at ECHO, said Karen King of Mount Citra Farm in Ocala contacted ECHO to tell them she has connections in Puerto Rico and wants to make sure they have seeds, as agriculture... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Sending a helping handto help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 6 days ago
to help get farmers there replant. Danielle Flood, communications director at ECHO, said Karen King of Mount Citra Farm in Ocala contacted ECHO to tell them she has connections in Puerto Rico and wants to make sure they have seeds, as agriculture... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Man drowned toddler because wife was divorcing himto an arrest affidavit. The Lake County Sheriff's Office said it responded to
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
to an arrest affidavit. The Lake County Sheriff's Office said it responded to the house of Jeremy Main after police in Ocala received a call from Main's wife, who told them that her husband had just called and told her that he killed their... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Man said he drowned toddler because wife filed for divorceto an arrest affidavit. The Lake County Sheriff's Office said it responded to
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
to an arrest affidavit. The Lake County Sheriff's Office said it responded to the house of Jeremy Main after police in Ocala received a call from Main's wife, who told them that her husband had just called and told her that he killed their... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Group’s lawsuit challenges state use of Rodman Dam, seeks its removalthe suit Tuesday in Jacksonville’s federal court, arguing the dam has been ille
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
the suit Tuesday in Jacksonville’s federal court, arguing the dam has been illegal for years. The state “is occupying Ocala National Forest both without a permit and in violation of the terms of the original … [permit], long since expired,”... Read more
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New Kerala
Skyward's 2018 Leader in Excellence Awards Now Open - newkerala news #279398in Alcoa, Tennessee, and Scott Hansen, director of technology and information s
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
in Alcoa, Tennessee, and Scott Hansen, director of technology and information systems at Marion County School District in Ocala, Florida. District recipients included Birdville Independent School District in Texas, Round Lake Area Schools District... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lady Lake dad drowned toddler because wife was divorcing him, deputies saySumter County Jail. Just after 9:30 a.m., Holly Main, 37, dialed 911 from her
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Sumter County Jail. Just after 9:30 a.m., Holly Main, 37, dialed 911 from her workplace after talking to her husband. The Ocala Police Department notified the Lake Sheriff’s Office, and deputies soon arrived at the rural Lady Lake home on Redbud... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Ocala Police: Receive Narcan to help overdosesOCALA, Fla. - Officers with the Ocala Police Department have an extra tool to h
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
OCALA, Fla. - Officers with the Ocala Police Department have an extra tool to help a person overdosing on drugs like heroin and fentanyl. The Centers, which provides mental health and addiction services, donated 200 Narcan nasal spray units Tuesday... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man calls his wife at work to say he 'killed their toddler daughter'released details about the possible motive But they suspect it might stem from
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
released details about the possible motive But they suspect it might stem from a problem between the mother and Main Ocala police said his wife called 911 around 9.30am to say that her husband had called her at work to say he drowned their... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Man calls wife to say he killed their 17-month-old Lady Lake toddler, deputies saySumter County Jail. Just after 9:30 a.m., Holly Main, 37, dialed 911 from her
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Sumter County Jail. Just after 9:30 a.m., Holly Main, 37, dialed 911 from her workplace after talking to her husband. The Ocala Police Department notified the Lake Sheriff’s Office, and deputies soon arrived at the rural Lady Lake home on Redbud... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Lady Lake toddler drowning: Suspect in courtcharged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his daughter,
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his daughter, McKenzie Main. The girl's mother called the Ocala Police Department at about 9:30 a.m. Monday to report that her husband had called her at work to say that he had... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Lady Lake toddler drowning: Suspect in courtcharged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his daughter,
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his daughter, McKenzie Main. The girl's mother called the Ocala Police Department at about 9:30 a.m. Monday to report that her husband had called her at work to say that he had... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Lake County man calls wife to say he killed 17-month-old daughterFred Jones, Jeremy Main called his wife, Holly, at work. She works for the stat
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Fred Jones, Jeremy Main called his wife, Holly, at work. She works for the state of Florida in Marion County, so she called Ocala police and they forwarded the call to the Lake Sheriff’s Office. Jeremy Main, 38, turned himself in at the Sumter... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Lake County man accused of drowning toddler to face judgecharged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his daughter,
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his daughter, McKenzie Main. The girl's mother called the Ocala Police Department at about 9:30 a.m. Monday to report that her husband had called her at work to say that he had... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Sulphur native Aaron Jeansonne chosen for the Team USA ScholarshipOil Formula Car Race Series. Kotyk has a longer and more traditional background
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
Oil Formula Car Race Series. Kotyk has a longer and more traditional background in karting, achieving much success with the Ocala Gran Prix team before gaining his first opportunity to transition into cars this year. Kotyk finished third and posted... Read more
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