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Three former tenants of a Citra man have been arrested in connection with his death following a house fire.

7/31/2014 7:06:38 PM

Jake Rush, saying he is the true conservative Republican in the 3rd Congressional District, is looking to Ted Yoho's playbook to beat him.

7/31/2014 9:00:51 PM

Even though he signed it, Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn wants the City Council to drop its droopy drawers ordinance.

7/31/2014 3:33:11 PM

Supporters of the Mothers Against Medical Errors patient safety advocacy group gathered Thursday to raise awareness about ending medical mishaps.

7/31/2014 9:01:34 PM

The School District will wait to hire more art and music teachers for at least a week, despite a School Board directive to fully restore both programs in 2014-15.

7/31/2014 2:57:26 PM

With a muggy August ahead, almost all the waters at Wild Waters are wild again.

7/31/2014 4:00:33 PM

A local engineering and fabrication firm is the first company to receive a grant under a new program aimed at spurring job growth within the Ocala city limits.

7/31/2014 5:39:17 PM

A tree trimmer died Wednesday morning when he fell about 50 feet from a bucket as he was attempting to cut a piece of a tree.

7/31/2014 5:26:15 PM

Suzy Schmeltz guided her 6-year-old daughter by the hand into Pasteur's Sports on State Road 200 on Wednesday to begin looking at school clothes.

7/31/2014 4:41:52 PM

Report: TJ Brown "sought out (the shooter) and physically attacked him. All of the evidence clearly supports a reasonable belief ... that his life was in imminent danger."

7/30/2014 3:56:43 PM

When the Florida Agricultural Center and Horse Park officially got a second $2 million from the state this July, building new barns was the priority.

7/30/2014 8:14:44 PM

Joe Amodeo is a Mr. Fixit in a disposable world.

7/31/2014 9:07:28 AM

Bill Crowell has already fulfilled some of the items on his bucket list. He flew a biplane, soared in a glider and learned to play bagpipes. Still waiting to be crossed off the list are skydiving, an Alaskan cruise and a trip to Paris.

7/31/2014 12:11:12 PM

Detectives with the Ocala Police Department said Wednesday that three recent shootings within the city, one of which resulted in the death of a man, are connected.

7/31/2014 3:30:52 PM

Less than a week after a popular water fountain once again began spewing cascades of water into the air, sinkholes have swallowing all the pond at Woodland Villages.

7/30/2014 5:40:13 PM

The proposed merger between Florida's largest blood bank and an out-of-state blood collection company is being fueled by the healthcare landscape.

7/30/2014 2:19:47 PM

The School Board on Tuesday directed Superintendent of Schools George Tomyn to fully restore music and art teachers back to all elementary schools.

7/30/2014 9:33:05 AM

Consumer confidence reached a post-recession high in Florida for the second consecutive month in July, according to a University of Florida survey.

7/29/2014 7:04:39 PM

A new Subway is coming to Ocala to a shopping center on Southeast Maricamp Road.

7/29/2014 2:11:20 PM