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20-year-old Ocala woman killed in crash on Thanksgiving morning

A 20-year-old Ocala woman was killed in a crash on Thanksgiving morning in Marion County. Sabina Hollington had been at the wheel of a 2014 Mazda M3 at 9:37 a.m. Thursday on County Road 31 and NE 52nd Place when she lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve, according to an accident repo

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 20:59:36

OPD: Pizza store employees robbed at gunpoint

OCALA - Two males robbed a pizza store late Thursday and escaped with some cash. The hold up occurred shortly before midnight at Five Star Pizza at 2425 NE 18th Place. Employees told officers with the Ocala Police Department that two men armed with guns and wearing masks and gloves, came in and dema

STAR-BANNER - 2017-11-24 19:09:28

Man with warrants also will face new charges

OCALA - A man with active warrants for his arrest was apprehended by Ocala police officers Thursday after officials said he had stolen a bicycle, among other items, from a retail store. Robert Mitchell Clem, 45, was taken into custody outside Wal-Mart at 2600 SW 19th Ave., Ocala, by police officials

STAR-BANNER - 2017-11-24 19:20:50

Ocala woman dies in morning traffic crash

NORTHEAST MARION COUNTY - The Florida Highway Patrol said a 20-year-old Ocala woman died as the result of a two-vehicle crash in northeast Marion County on Thursday morning. According to the FHP, Sabina Hollington died in the crash, which occurred at 9:37 a.m. on County Road 314 at Northeast 52nd Pl

STAR-BANNER - 2017-11-23 21:33:38

Land trust, partners focus on creating Ocala to Osceola wildlife corridor

Trust president said the O2O Corridor project, as well as the other land the organization preserves, can open a door for wildlife supporters, hunters, fishermen, hikers, bicyclists and others, create eco-tourism dollars and, with conservation easements, help farmers or ranchers keep land in their fa

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-11-23 21:15:01

Dozens of poodles saved from Ocala home now up for adoption

Poodles seized by Marion County Animal Services after a cruelty case in October are being now up for adoption. Animal services in Marion County placed before and after pictures of the dogs on its Facebook page after grooming them and caring for medical needs. Fifty-six dogs were removed from Janet M


MCSO: Two men to face number of drug charges

SILVER SPRINGS SHORES - Reports of shots fired early Thursday in Silver Springs Shores led to a chase and the arrests of two men on multiple drug charges. Marion County Sheriff's Office deputies were called at 4:35 a.m. to Club Rush at 9355 SE Maricamp Road in reference to a shooting. They were told

STAR-BANNER - 2017-11-24 15:34:29

Black Friday: 'We're buying anything and everything.'

The morning chill and rain did not deter hardened Black Friday shoppers in Ocala who hit area stores before sunlight for shopping deals. Black Friday, which traditionally kicks off a span of four days of shopping from the day after Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday, is one of the year's biggest shopping

STAR-BANNER - 2017-11-24 21:30:11

NEVC board hears football proposal

The 7 a.m. Monday morning meeting of the Northeast Vernon County R-1 school board heard a proposal on football, approved a new policy, regulations and forms, heard about a possible sports injury and received reports from the principals and superintendent. District parents Nicole Walters and Stephani


Pappy's Restaurant has groundbreaking

Pappy's Home Cooking restaurant held a groundbreaking Thursday, Nov. 16, at 1405 Highway 32, El Dorado Springs. The free-standing restaurant will focus on classic home-cooking recipes, and will accept input on its menu for this who go to Pappy's Facebook page. Stan Benton is the owner. Earl Ackley I


El Do resident wants garbage can ordinance

El Dorado Springs' city council met and agreed to have city manager Bruce Rogers look at a potential ordinances which would regulate garbage containers. City resident Glenda Baker spoke during the public comment portion of the council's Monday, Nov. 20, meeting on garbage cans being left out after t


Natural lifestyle turns into natural business success for Brown

Shelly Brown used her bout with cancer to move forward and promote a natural way of life. She now sells natural personal care products she creates at home in Fair Play to a national customer base via the internet. Brown said she never thought her desire to create products to help in her recovery and


Lamar wins 7th straight state championship

COLUMBIA, MO - Make it 7 in a row! The Lamar Tigers beat Lafayette County 37-20 to win their 49th straight game and 7th straight title! Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. COLUMBIA, MO - Make it 7

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-25 04:59:45

Lamar streams football game for those who couldn't go

Tiger fans that couldn't make it to Columbia still had a chance to see the game today. For the 7th straight year, the Plaza Theater on the square in Lamar opened its doors and streamed the game live. The theater seats more than 350 and was just about full at kickoff. Fans say it's a great way to sup

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-25 01:22:02

First Southern Baptist collects gift boxes

Stockton's First Southern Baptist Church served as a distribution center for local residents who filled special shoeboxes with gifts for children. The shoeboxes will be distributed during the 2018 Christmas season through Samaritan's Purse International Ministry program. Stockton's First Southern Ba


3 teens charged in murder of Lyft driver in April

MAYWOOD, Ill. - Three teenagers from Maywood have been charged with murdering a Lyft driver. Police say Trevon Thomas, 19, Denarvis Mendenhall, 19, and a 16-year-old male took part in the shooting death of 53-year-old Lyft driver Adaranijo Adekunte on April 26 in Des Plaines. Adekunte was found in h

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 13:09:46

Prosecutors Pursue Life Sentence For Man Charged In Teen's Murder

GLEN ELLYN, IL - Prosecutors are pushing to get a life sentence for Michael R. Jones, who is charged in the 1985 rape and murder of 15-year-old Kristy Wesselman. Wesselman's body was was found near a path in Glen Ellyn after she went missing on the way home from her high school. The trial for her mu

PATCH - 2017-11-25 02:21:17

3 Charged With Fatal Shooting Of Lyft Driver

CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people have been charged with the fatal shooting of a 53-year-old Lyft driver in April in west suburban Maywood. Denarvis Mendenhall and Trevon Thomas, both 19, and a 16-year-old are charged with a count of first degree murder, according to Maywood police. All three live in May

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 13:35:11

Woman Torches SUV With Flamethrower, Reports It Stolen

CHICAGO (CBS) - A Barrington woman set her SUV on fire using a flamethrower, then reported it stolen, according to police. Julie Gagne, 47, faces one felony count of arson and one count of filing a false police report, according to Barrington police. At 10:28 p.m. on Nov. 10, Gagne used an X15 Flame

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 13:06:59

Shoppers Rush Out To Woodfield Mall For Black Friday Deals

CHICAGO (CBS) - Shoppers across the city and suburbs are rushing out to store to take advantange of all the Black Friday deals. CBS 2's Susanna Song is at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg among the crowds of shoppers. CBS: Why did you choose Woodfield Mall? "This year we wanted to come to Woodfield be

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 08:40:53