| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Twenty Central Florida students won awards at the 16th-annual Science Challenge in Orlando last weekend, with Catherine Li, a Lake Highland Preparatory student, winning the "best in fair" prize.
The Science Challenge features county science fair winners...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Before he could even get into his holding cell, a Florida inmate being booked into jail attacked a law enforcement officer, according to Bay News 9.
Xavier Washington, 43, was sent to the Marion County Jail on violation of probation and career...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:07 AM
After video of the incident began to circulate online, the Ocala Police Department was able to identify the Florida woman who walked into Publix without pants and stole wine.
Desiree J. Taylor, 35, walked into an Ocala Publix around 2 p.m. Tuesday...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Although officials have said Jose Manuel Martinez claimed to have killed dozens of people on behalf of an unnamed Mexican drug cartel -- including nine in California -- an Alabama official said Wednesday that the slaying that led to his arrest last year...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:17 PM
RICHGROVE, Calif. — In March 2013, a man with brooding, mahogany eyes and a walrus mustache traveled from his home in California to visit relatives in Alabama. The trip did not end well. When a business acquaintance insulted Jose Manuel Martinez's...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:52 PM
E. Brent Snodgrass, who had been Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s regional director of public and political affairs and later established a Florida public relations firm, died April 1 of complications from dementia at his Tampa home. He was 85.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Two Florida women have been arrested after authorities say they tried to sell three young women, the Ocala Police Department announced Monday.
Melissa Rodriguez and Ysbette Joseph attempted to sell "young females between the ages of 17 and 23" to a...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:22 AM
Deputies in Marion County are finding it difficult to chase criminals and break up trouble when their cars keep breaking down.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office has been posting photos to Facebook of their squad cars broken down and on tow trucks since...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Marion County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a 51-year-old woman Sunday night after they found her pantless in a parked car blocking traffic, according to the arrest report.
Karen Drake had been kicked out of her home earlier that day so she moved...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Today's magic word is conveyances.
Within a few miles of each other in rural Lake and Marion counties, two museums are dedicated to different ways of getting around: One emphasizes stylish history, the other a more utilitarian style.
History is the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Larry Jackson allegedly flashed his knife's blade at a man who was walking from the Marion County courthouse toward his car then took an aggressive stance towards the man and yelled, "What?!"according to a news release from the Ocala Police Deparment....