Local News for Ocala, Florida

Man hit, choked pregnant woman, released on bond01/27/2021

Man hit, choked pregnant woman, released on bond

On January 13, OPD Officer J. Lawrence was on patrol when he was dispatched to a late-reported domestic battery at the Howard Johnson hotel, located at 3951 NW Blitchton Rd. Initial reports indicated that the victim had previously lied to OPD about being a victim of domestic battery, but now wished to disclose having been READ MORE.
ALDI announces store opening in Dunnellon01/26/2021

ALDI announces store opening in Dunnellon

Dunnellon, Florida — Have you been waiting for an ALDI store to open in the Dunnellon area? Well, your wait is over. ALDI is planning to open a store in the Dunnellon Plaza near the Dollar Tree in 2021. The plaza recently underwent a 2 million dollar upgrade. The city has already approved the plans READ MORE.
4-year-old hit by truck, listed in serious condition01/19/2021

4-year-old hit by truck, listed in serious condition

  Ocala, Florida — A 4-year-old girl remains in serious condition after she was struck by a vehicle Monday. The girl suffered multiple broken bones and had to be transported to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. According to Ocala Police, the accident happened when the girl, and four adults, including her mother, attempted to READ MORE.
Man sexually abused little girl, gave her an STD01/19/2021

Man sexually abused little girl, gave her an STD

Ocala, Florida — A Department of Children and Families Investigator notified law enforcement after a young girl was diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease. When the girl was interviewed, she denied that anyone had touched her. However, medical personnel, after examining the little girl, said the disease is only sexually transmitted. In a later interview, READ MORE.