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SPCA Offers Pet Safety Tips for Hurricane Season

Sumter-- With hurricane season quickly approaching, many communities are preparing early for a summer of unknowns. Alongside those preparations, YOUR Humane Society SPCA (formerly known as Humane Society SPCA/Sumter County) has released important info, safety…

UPDATE: Gunman in Custody and One Victim Deceased

OCALA -- One man is in custody following a shooting at the Ocala Walmart on SR 40. The shooting occurred mid-day Saturday and police have described it as a domestic violence altercation ending with multiple…

One Injured in Ocala Walmart Shooting

OCALA -- Approximately mid-day on Saturday, Walmart on 40 East near Silver Springs was evacuated due to a shooting. Sources say that one gunman entered Walmart through the garden center and pulled out a gun…

Marion County Organizes Hurricane Relief Drive

OCALA — The Marion County Commissioners Office released information for a relief drive for the victims of Hurricane Michael. “Marion County has a long history of stepping up to help others in times of need,”…

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Man Killed in Dunnellon Shooting

DUNNELLON — The Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call around 7 p.m. Wednesday night reporting gunfire. The shooting was in Dunnellon near Southwest 106th place near the 13300 block. Upon police arrival, one male…

Fire at Paddock Mall, Police Release Photos of…

OCALA -- Updated information has been released by the Ocala Police Department regarding a structure fire at Macy’s mid-morning Tuesday. The fire began in the women’s apparel section of Macy’s department store. The mall was evacuated…

Paddock Mall Evacuated Due to Structure Fire

OCALA -- Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a reported a structure fire at 3100 SW College Road. Around 11:30 a.m Fire Rescue began evacuating the mall in response to the report. Multiple fire rescue…

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Gator Removed From Ocala Neighborhood

OCALA -- Residents in the Crystal Lake neighborhood woke up on Friday morning to a new neighbor in their driveway. A nine and a half foot alligator made it's way into a homeowner's driveway culvert…

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Ocala Fatal Shooting Under Investigation

OCALA -- Late Wednesday night, Marion County Sheriff's Office and Ocala Police Department responded to two separate calls regarding a shooting incident in NW Ocala that fell into both county and city jurisdictions. The Police…

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Dunnellon Middle Seventh Grader Arrested

DUNNELLON -- A Seventh grader at Dunnellon Middle School was arrested late last week after allegedly making threats against the school on social media. Reports say that the student wrote that he "felt like shooting…

Public Invited to Attend Clermont Future Transportation Summit

CLERMONT-- Clermont City Center is hosting a half-day informational transportation summit to share on the future of transportation. This half-day summit will feature presentations from transportation officials and private industry experts sharing innovations and changes…

Eustis Hosts New Gospel Festival

EUSTIS -- On Saturday, October 13, Eustis will be hosting a one day Community of One Gospel Festival at Ferran Park. Reverend Haywood describes the festival and states that, "This is a great way to…

Marion County Monitors Tropical Storm Michael

MARION COUNTY -- As tropical storm Michael brews towards the gulf, the Marion County Sheriffs Office Emergency Management announces a close watch on the storm. Tropical storm Michael is projected to become a category 2…