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Stories with place: Ocala
  • Baby born in motel bathtub in critical condition 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:34 am
  • OCALA, Florida - An infant is in critical condition days after his mother says she gave birth in an Ocala motel bathtub while on a crack cocaine binge.

  • Stan Cooke leads Senior PGA Professional 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:58 pm
  • PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida - Stan Cooke shot a 7-under 65 in windy conditions Tuesday to take the first-round lead in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship.

  • Famous Fla. pig to be featured in PBS documentary 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 3:04 am
  • SUMMERVILLE, Florida - A Florida pig who was born with non-working legs and received a second chance at life thanks to a specially-made wheelchair will be the star of a TV documentary.

  • 2 die in plane crash during zombie movie filming 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:25 pm
  • SUMMERFIELD, Florida - Authorities say two people are dead after their small plane crashed as they filmed a zombie movie in north Florida.

  • Mother gets 4 years for toddler's drug death 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:10 pm
  • OCALA, Florida - A north Florida woman whose 2-year-old son died after eating an oxycodone pill has been sentenced to four years in prison.

  • Travolta to speak at Ocala film fest 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 3:04 am
  • OCALA, Florida - Silver Springs International Film Festival organizers say actor John Travolta is scheduled to make opening remarks prior to the event's first-night screening of "The Creature from the Black Lagoon."

  • Fla. teen charged in alleged attack on mom 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 4:04 pm
  • OCALA, Florida - A 13-year-old central Florida girl will be tried as an adult for her alleged role in a conspiracy to kill her mother that authorities say she planned with her teenage boyfriend.

  • Girl who died on race track was living her dream 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 8:49 am
  • MICANOPY, Florida - A 15-year-old girl helped build the race car that crashed during her second lap around an Ocala race track.

  • Researchers plan $3M study of Florida's springs 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 3:04 am
  • OCALA, Florida - Two University of Florida institutes and the St. Johns River Water Management District are starting a three-year $3 million study of the impact of pollutants on Florida's springs.

  • Deputies arrest unruly man on jail property 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 6:11 am
  • OCALA, Florida - A 32-year-old Ocala man was ready to turn himself in to authorities when he went to the Marion County Jail.