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Crime

Outreach eyed to neutralize Jacksonville crime problem

Outreach eyed to neutralize Jacksonville crime problemWhile his potential successors were preparing to debate one another live on First Coast News Tuesday evening, sitting Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford was unveiling a plan of attack to neutralize the city's problems with drugs and violent crime by opening a...
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  • 10 hours, 6 minutes ago
News

St. Augustine woman, hospital clash over service dog

St. Augustine woman, hospital clash over service dogSt. Augustine woman, hospital clash over service dog
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  • 20 hours, 43 minutes ago
Local

Traffic cameras could be shut down in Green Cove Springs

Traffic cameras could be shut down in Green Cove SpringsIn a special called meeting Tuesday, Green Cove Springs city council hammered out the details of the 2016 fiscal year budget debating whether or not to put the city's red light cameras on the chopping block.
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  • 20 hours, 49 minutes ago
News

Surprise homecoming for military mom-to-be

Surprise homecoming for military mom-to-beSurprise homecoming for military mom-to-be
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  • 20 hours, 53 minutes ago
News

Military Appreciation Day at TPC Sawgrass

Military Appreciation Day at TPC SawgrassMilitary Appreciation Day at TPC Sawgrass
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  • 21 hours, 45 minutes ago
Local

Tweets, reaction from the Jacksonville Sheriff Debate

Tweets, reaction from the Jacksonville Sheriff DebateBefore and during the first televised debate between Jacksonville Sheriff candidates in the First Coast News studios, there was plenty of buzz on Twitter.
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  • 22 hours, 13 minutes ago
First Coast Votes

Jefferson, Williams spar in heated Sheriff Debate

Jefferson, Williams spar in heated Sheriff DebateJefferson, Williams spar in heated Sheriff Debate
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  • 22 hours, 28 minutes ago
The Players

Young guns headline THE PLAYERS pairings

Young guns headline THE PLAYERS pairingsPlay officially kicks at THE PLAYERS on Thursday. On Tuesday, pairings and tee times were announced for the first two rounds, and there are some good ones.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Pediatric dentist still open despite continued protests

Pediatric dentist still open despite continued protestsAfter two weeks, protesters who accuse dentist Howard Schneider of maltreatment and abuse are still in front of his office.
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News

Armed man arrested for trying to free imaginary wife

Armed man arrested for trying to free imaginary wifeArmed man arrested for trying to free imaginary wife
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Local

2 corrections officers arrested for beating Lake City inmate

2 corrections officers arrested for beating Lake City inmateTwo corrections officers were arrested after allegedly dragging an inmate to a secluded area of the Columbia Correctional Institution and beating him, breaking his nose and fracturing his face in the process.
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Local

Nassau man steals 13 pythons, tries to sell them on Craigslist: NCSO

Nassau man steals 13 pythons, tries to sell them on Craigslist: NCSOA man who allegedly tried to sell 13 snakes stolen from a Callahan pet shop online last week has been arrested.
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Missing, endangered man reported in Jax Beach

Missing, endangered man reported in Jax BeachPolice in Jacksonville Beach are searching for a man who man be in danger.
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Health

Prescription for Pain: Patients denied medication

Prescription for Pain: Patients denied medicationA public health crisis in Florida created by shutting down the state's pill mills. Patients with legitimate doctor prescriptions for pain medicine are now routinely turned away at pharmacies.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Crime

Sexual predator accused of knowingly spreading HIV

Sexual predator accused of knowingly spreading HIVSexual predator accused of knowingly spreading HIV
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
News

Parents voice safety concerns about iconic Kona Skate Park

Parents voice safety concerns about iconic Kona Skate ParkParents voice safety concerns about iconic Kona Skate Park
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  • 2 days ago
First Coast Votes

Jacksonville sheriff's candidates debate on FCN

Jacksonville sheriff's candidates debate on FCNA field of sheriff's candidates that started with seven is down to two as Ken Jefferson and Mike Williams prepare to debate each other on First Coast News on Tuesday evening.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Crime

Jax Beach shooting suspect arrested during traffic stop

Jax Beach shooting suspect arrested during traffic stopTwo people were arrested Friday night following a routine traffic stop for a broken brake light. According to the police report, one of the men arrested was wanted for attempted murder in Jacksonville Beach.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Crime

Gaining perspective on violence: "You could be next"

Gaining perspective on violence: "You could be next""I mean, it's the same pain every time, it hurts," said 26-year-old Constance Keys. Growing up in Northwest Jacksonville, she recalls violence and crime for as long as she can remember.
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Local

Hawthorne man, 31, 'critical' after ejection from pickup

Hawthorne man, 31, 'critical' after ejection from pickupHawthorne man, 31, 'critical' after ejection from pickup
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Sports

Jaguars reach agreements with nine undrafted players

Jaguars reach agreements with nine undrafted playersJaguars reach agreements with nine undrafted players
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News

Apartment fire displaces 5 people

Apartment fire displaces 5 peopleJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Red Cross is helping five people, including two children, after a fire damaged an apartment on the Westside.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
News

JSO searching for driver after truck found submerged in pond

JSO searching for driver after truck found submerged in pondJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for the driver of a truck that was found submerged in a retention pond near Greenland Road and Old St. Augustine Road on Monday.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Crime

1 taken to hospital after shooting on Northwest side

1 taken to hospital after shooting on Northwest sideJACKSONVILLE, Fla. — One person was shot on Jacksonville's Northwest side Saturday night.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Florida News

Man falls off the Skyway Bridge while changing tire

Man falls off the Skyway Bridge while changing tireThe Florida Highway Patrol says a man is recovering from minor injuries after he got out of a vehicle following a crash, stumbled backward and fell some 30 feet off an approach to the Sunshine Skyway bridge.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Weird

Texas to deploy troops to monitor US military

Texas to deploy troops to monitor US militaryThe US military says its seven-state Operation Jade Helm 15 this summer will be a training drill for special forces—but Gov. Greg Abbott appears to have his doubts.
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News

5-year-old girl found floating in retention pond

5-year-old girl found floating in retention pondJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 5-year-old girl is dead from an apparent drowning on the Westside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
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  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Sports

First Coast News Athlete of the Year Poll

First Coast News Athlete of the Year PollFirst Coast News Athlete of the Year Poll
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Life

Military wives get surprise baby shower at TPC Sawgrass

Military wives get surprise baby shower at TPC SawgrassMilitary wives get surprise baby shower at TPC Sawgrass
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
First Coast Votes

'15 General Election Early Voting: Times & Locations

'15 General Election Early Voting: Times & LocationsEarly voting for the 2015 General Election in Jacksonville kicks off Monday and we've compiled a list of everything you need to know before you head to the polls.
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  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Sports

Jaguars add FSU WR Rashad Greene with the 139th overall pick

Jaguars add FSU WR Rashad Greene with the 139th overall pickJaguars add FSU WR Rashad Greene with the 139th overall pick
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  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
News

Alleged robber strikes Bank of America in southwest Jacksonville

Alleged robber strikes Bank of America in southwest JacksonvilleAn alleged robber walked out of a Bank of America on Merchant's Way Saturday with an undisclosed amount of money after an armed robbery.
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  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Jacksonville Jaguars

Alabama's T.J. Yeldon selected by Jaguars in 2nd round

Alabama's T.J. Yeldon selected by Jaguars in 2nd roundWith the fourth pick in the second round, the Jacksonville Jaguars selected Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon.
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
News

A father of three suffers minor injuries in two-home fire

A father of three suffers minor injuries in two-home fireA fire broke out Friday evening in Mandarin and damaged two townhomes before JFRD got it under control.
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Jacksonville Jaguars

Jaguars beef up offensive line with 3rd round pick

Jaguars beef up offensive line with 3rd round pickThe Jacksonville Jaguars decided to add some beef to its offensive line with its pick in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday.
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Controversial Jax dentist previously sued in 1990s

Controversial Jax dentist previously sued in 1990sProtesters have gathered outside the Schneider's University Boulevard office for three days, accusing him of mistreating patients.
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
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Sexual predator accused of knowingly spreading HIV

Sexual predator accused of knowingly spreading HIVA Jacksonville man and sexual predator is being held without bond in the Clay County Jail, accused of violating the terms of his court order and knowingly spreading HIV to at least one victim.
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Forced to move because of "political games"

Forced to move because of "political games"A Jacksonville mother says she has no choice but to move to Colorado after the legislative session ended abruptly last week with no answers about the future of medical marijuana.
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Parents voice safety concerns about iconic Kona Skate Park

Parents voice safety concerns about iconic Kona Skate ParkParents voice safety concerns about iconic Kona Skate Park
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Jacksonville sheriff's candidates debate on FCN

Jacksonville sheriff's candidates debate on FCNA field of sheriff's candidates that started with seven is down to two as Ken Jefferson and Mike Williams prepare to debate each other on First Coast News on Tuesday evening.
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Jax Beach shooting suspect arrested during traffic stop

Jax Beach shooting suspect arrested during traffic stopTwo people were arrested Friday night following a routine traffic stop for a broken brake light. According to the police report, one of the men arrested was involved in a shooting in Jax Beach.
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Fallen JSO officer's name etched on Memorial Wall

Fallen JSO officer's name etched on Memorial WallEvery May, those who vowed to protect and serve and lost their life in the line of duty are remembered. For this year's ceremony held in Tallahassee, three names will especially be honored.
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