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Green Cove Springs

Woman arrested for toy donations calls it a misunderstanding

Woman arrested for toy donations calls it a misunderstandingShe has had her 10 year old in 28 pageants and the latest entry ended with her arrest
  • Green Cove Springs
  • 17 hours, 17 minutes ago
People

Family searches for mystery solider in photo albums

Family searches for mystery solider in photo albumsMystery photos lead family on a mission
  • People
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

State seeks death penalty for Middleburg man

State seeks death penalty for Middleburg manThe Clay County Grand Jury indicted Donald Davidson for the December murder of a 35-year-old Middleburg mother.
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 44 minutes ago
Economy

Jacksonville shoe store staple closing after 54 years

Jacksonville shoe store staple closing after 54 yearsAfter 54 years in business, Phil's shoe store on Pearl Street will be closing its doors.
  • Economy
  • 17 hours, 9 minutes ago
Downtown Jacksonville

Local shelter gives away free Christmas trees

Local shelter gives away free Christmas treesAnonymous donor makes holiday brighter for people in need
  • Downtown Jacksonville
  • 17 hours, 7 minutes ago
Local

Nassau fire captain resigns following sex allegations

Nassau fire captain resigns following sex allegationsA veteran Nassau County Fire-Rescue Department captain resigned after an investigation revealed he had sex in a county vehicle while on duty
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 15 minutes ago
Local

Woman dies after driving into Intracoastal Waterway

Woman dies after driving into Intracoastal WaterwayA 77-year-old Flagler Beach woman died after her car plunged into the Intracoastal Waterway Tuesday night.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
People

Exclusive: Jacksonville family welcomes 'miracle' conjoined twins

Exclusive: Jacksonville family welcomes 'miracle' conjoined twinsConjoined siblings, Carter and Conner, defy the odds and continue to gain strength at local hospital
  • People
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
St. Augustine

Former deputy enters into agreement to avoid prosecution

Former deputy enters into agreement to avoid prosecutionDocuments obtained by First News Coast list more than a dozen conditions that Catherine Payne must follow in order to avoid criminal prosecution.
  • St. Augustine
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Local

Mother remembers son killed while helping crash victim

Mother remembers son killed while helping crash victimMother remembers son killed while helping crash victim
  • Local
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Teacher of the Week

Teacher of the Week: Yanny Salom

Teacher of the Week: Yanny SalomIt is Wednesday, so that means it is time for our Teacher of the Week!
  • Teacher of the Week
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Crime

Teen accused of taking baby to be released in January

Teen accused of taking baby to be released in JanuaryThe teen accused of taking a one-month-old baby Monday appeared in court
  • Crime
  • 23 hours, 9 minutes ago
Local

Local man sentenced to life for 2011 strip club murder

Local man sentenced to life for 2011 strip club murderIvan Gregory Webb was sentenced to life in prison
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

Man tries to use cab as getaway vehicle in armed robbery

Man tries to use cab as getaway vehicle in armed robberyA man accused of robbing a store in Northwest Jacksonville was caught Tuesday night thanks to a couple of witnesses.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Local

Ga. deputy finds $245K during traffic stop

Ga. deputy finds $245K during traffic stopRolling with dough -- a lot of it. That's what one Naples man was doing Tuesday until a traffic stop led to him parting ways with the nearly $250,000 that was found in his car.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Local

LAWYER: No indictments for Public Defender Matt Shirk

LAWYER: No indictments for Public Defender Matt ShirkEmbattled Public Defender Matt Shirk will not face any criminal charges after facing allegations concerning his hiring a firing practices and handling of public records.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Local

Family 'elated' after safe return of one-month old baby

Family 'elated' after safe return of one-month old babyLots of smiles and tears are Donshay Hampton is reunited with her son, Demarion, almost 24 hours after he went missing.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Local

Secret Santa clears layaway accounts at Lake City Walmart

Secret Santa clears layaway accounts at Lake City WalmartSecret Santa picks up layaway tab
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Health

Raines student treated for tuberculosis

Raines student treated for tuberculosisParents and students were advised that a Raines student is being treated for tuberculosis.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Features

Jacksonville has local connection to 'Selma' movie

Jacksonville has local connection to 'Selma' movieThe children of the architect of the civil rights marches believe Selma the movie will give new insight into 1964
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Local

Update: One-month-old Demarion Hampton found safe

Update: One-month-old Demarion Hampton found safeAuthorities are looking for a one-month-old who was last seen Sunday with a family friend
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

Man robs Walgreens at gunpoint

Man robs Walgreens at gunpointPolice are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who robbed a Walgreens
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  • 2 days ago
Local

Two pedestrians killed in separate crashes

Two pedestrians killed in separate crashesTwo pedestrians were killed in separate crashes in Jacksonville Monday night
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Crime

Man robbed at 7-Eleven

Man robbed at 7-ElevenPolice are looking for a suspect who robbed a victim at a 7-Eleven November 26.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

Homeowner shoots, kills alleged burglar

Homeowner shoots, kills alleged burglarPolice said a suspected burglar was shot and killed while attempting to break into a home
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Pedestrian killed trying to help crash victim

Pedestrian killed trying to help crash victimA 39-year-old pedestrian was killed as he was assisting another person
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
News

15 foot python caught behind Florida restaurant

15 foot python caught behind Florida restaurantA 15-plus-foot Python was found at the doorway of Beau Middlebrook's Sun Realty office
  • News
  • 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
Weird

Indiana dog may be killed under late owner's will

Indiana dog may be killed under late owner's willThe fate of a German shepherd named Bela remains uncertain despite his late Indiana owner's wish that the dog be euthanized, cremated, and its ashes mixed with hers.
  • Weird
  • 15 hours, 50 minutes ago
Features

'You First Squad' Walmart layaway

'You First Squad' Walmart layawayCheck out this Walmart layaway surprise for one customer, courtesy of the #YouFirst Squad.
  • Features
  • 17 hours, 47 minutes ago
Weird

Man fakes heart attack to steal Barbie car from Walmart

Man fakes heart attack to steal Barbie car from WalmartTwo men were arrested after they used a medical diversion to steal from a Walmart in Central Florida.
  • Weird
  • 20 hours, 22 minutes ago
Features

'You First Squad' kickoff

'You First Squad' kickoffThe First Coast News You First Squad is spreading some holiday cheer around the First Coast.
  • Features
  • 1 day ago
Politics

Fullwood wins special primary election

Fullwood wins special primary electionState Representative Reggie Fullwood will have a chance to keep his seat in District 13.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Features

Family's Christmas light display featured on National TV

Family's Christmas light display featured on National TVDarren Huffty's stress of the day melts away when the sun goes down in West Jacksonville. That's when the magic happens.
  • Features
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Holiday

Bah Humbug! Infestations caused by holiday decorations

Bah Humbug! Infestations caused by holiday decorationsTheir tree was infested with aphids.
  • Holiday
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Crime

Officer, suspect crashes after high speed chase

Officer, suspect crashes after high speed chaseThe Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reported a strong armed carjacking
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Local

'Secret Santa' gives $100,000+ to Walmart layaway customers

'Secret Santa' gives $100,000+ to Walmart layaway customersChristmas has come early for some Walmart customers in Lake City and Cheifland.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Traffic

Motorcyclist dies in crash involving 90-year-old driver

Motorcyclist dies in crash involving 90-year-old driverInvestigators say a 90-year-old driver may have caused the crash that ended the life of a motorcyclist in St. Augustine Monday night.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Wreaths Across America event held at Jacksonville National Cemetery

Wreaths Across America event held at Jacksonville National CemeteryThousands show up at Jacksonville National Cemetery Saturday for the Wreaths Across America event to remember veterans.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Driver of car cited in day care van crash

Driver of car cited in day care van crashThe driver of the car that hit a day care van on the Westide last week will be cited failing to stop at a stop sign.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Firefighters deliver bears to sick children for Christmas

Firefighters deliver bears to sick children for ChristmasFamilies at Wolfson Children's Hospital received a surprise visit from Jacksonville firefighters Monday.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
News

Remains found in backyard of North Jacksonville home

Remains found in backyard of North Jacksonville homeFamily says remains found at home of woman missing for 21 years
  • News
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Proposed law strengthens social media privacy in the work place

Proposed law strengthens social media privacy in the work placeA growing issue of employers seeking social media passwords from their employees inspired new legislation
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Local

Superintendent, Pastor meet to talk teen violence

Superintendent, Pastor meet to talk teen violenceDuval County Superintendent Nikolai Vitti says something needs to be done about the spike in teen violence across the city.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Money

Florida leads in foreclosures: Jacksonville near tops in state

Florida leads in foreclosures: Jacksonville near tops in stateAs the year is wrapping up, Florida continues to lead the country in home foreclosure activity with Duval County one of the most active in the state in the number of court filings.
  • Money
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Local

USS Samuel B. Roberts home from final deployment

USS Samuel B. Roberts home from final deploymentJust in time for Christmas, hundreds of sailors that have spent the last 6 months on board the USS Samuel B. Roberts are back home on the First Coast.
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Life

Season's first sighting of right whales off Ga. coast

Season's first sighting of right whales off Ga. coastTwo whales seen Saturday off the Georgia Coast are believed to be the first right whales of the season spotted off the Peach State.
  • Life
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
On Your Side

Buying flowers online is convenient but may be full of surprises

Buying flowers online is convenient but may be full of surprisesbuyer beware buying flowers online; what you see in the picture may not be what you get.
  • On Your Side
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Local

One dead in Lake City collision

One dead in Lake City collisionTroopers are investigating a deadly collision that happened near Lake City.
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Local

JSO searches for 'balding' man who held up CVS

JSO searches for 'balding' man who held up CVSThe Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who allegedly robbed a Westside pharmacy on Saturday.
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Jacksonville North Estates

Home destroyed, firefighter injured in Northside fire

Home destroyed, firefighter injured in Northside fireA home in North Jacksonville is considered to be a complete loss after flames destroyed the residence Monday morning
  • Jacksonville North Estates
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
People

Local horse farm asking for donations for the Holidays

Local horse farm asking for donations for the HolidaysLocal horse farm asking for donations for the Holidays
  • People
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Local

Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting

Suspect killed in officer-involved shootingThe St. Johns County Sheriff's Office confirmed one person was killed by an officer's gunfire during a dispute late Sunday.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Local

Plane crash on St. Simons Island

Plane crash on St. Simons IslandReports of a small plane crash on St. Simon's Island
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Jacksonville conjoined twins arrive several days early

Jacksonville conjoined twins arrive several days earlyIdentical twin boys, Carter and Conner, transferred to children's hospital for further care
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  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Local

Taming the spike in violence in Grand Park

Taming the spike in violence in Grand ParkLeaders say communication is key to stopping violence within the community.
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  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Local

FHP: Driver dies after car strikes road sign

FHP: Driver dies after car strikes road signThe victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Sgt. Bryan said.
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  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Military

Sonic booms heard over North-Central Florida

Sonic booms heard over North-Central FloridaAuthorities investigate mysterious noise heard over North-Central Florida on Friday.
  • Military
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
On Your Side

Deadline nearing for Affordable Care Act enrollment

Deadline nearing for Affordable Care Act enrollmentShould you expect premium increases in Obamacare?
  • On Your Side
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Nation

Police body cams raise privacy, other issues

Police body cams raise privacy, other issuesThe push for law enforcement officers to use body cameras when on duty, both nationally and across Florida, breaks new ground and also raises several new issues.
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Crime

JFRD district chief arrested for DUI

JFRD district chief arrested for DUITwo breath tests taken by Tidwell has results of .313 and .339, deputies said. Under Florida law, the legal limit is .08.
  • Crime
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Education

Justina Road Elementary eyed for new mission

Justina Road Elementary eyed for new missionJustina Road Elementary eyed for new mission
  • Education
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Local

Arkansas girl takes 500-mile cab ride to Jacksonville

Arkansas girl takes 500-mile cab ride to JacksonvilleYoung Arkansas girl tried to take a cab to Jacksonville, Florida but police find her safe and sound in Georgia.
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  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Deputies searching for home invasion suspects

Deputies searching for home invasion suspectsPolice say around 4 a.m. several masked suspects kicked in the door and attacked two men at a house in Lake City.
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  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Local

New information released in 1985 Cold Case homicide

New information released in 1985 Cold Case homicideAccording to Cold Case Detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit, workers discovered the skeletal remains April 11, 1985
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  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Student of the Week

Student of the Week: Lola Martin

Student of the Week: Lola MartinIt is Friday, so that means it is time for our Student of the Week! This week we are featuring Lola Martin.
  • Student of the Week
  • 6 days ago
People

Jax teacher retiring after 40 years in the classroom

Jax teacher retiring after 40 years in the classroomAlvarez Scott first stepped into a classroom, gas was only 53 cents
  • People
  • 6 days ago
Crime

JSO searching for burglary suspect

JSO searching for burglary suspectPolice are asking for the public's help in locating a burglary suspect
  • Crime
  • 6 days ago
Local

Riders concerned about overcrowding on JTA buses

Riders concerned about overcrowding on JTA busesMore than 51,000 people used the buses in a single day.
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  • 6 days ago
Local

Elderly pedestrian hit and killed on Southside

Elderly pedestrian hit and killed on SouthsideAn elderly woman died after she was hit by an SUV Thursday
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  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Local

Judge: Ebony Wilkerson not guilty by reason of insanity

Judge: Ebony Wilkerson not guilty by reason of insanityProsecutors have agreed to drop the attempted murder charges against the mother who drove a van into the ocean with her children inside.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
Weird

11-year-old girl takes cab to meet Jacksonville boy

11-year-old girl takes cab to meet Jacksonville boyArkansas police say an 11-year-old girl paid a cabbie $1,300 to take her to Florida to meet a boy
  • Weird
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Local

84-year old theft victim speaks out

84-year old theft victim speaks outIf you have any information on the suspect, call JSO.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Crime

Fla. Supreme Court: Crime victim recordings not evidence

Fla. Supreme Court: Crime victim recordings not evidenceThe law bans conversations from being recorded without consent from both parties.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Local

River Region client claims he was sexually assaulted by security guard

River Region client claims he was sexually assaulted by security guardClient said a security guard went too far when he touched him
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  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Woman says FCN viewers made dream come true

Woman says FCN viewers made dream come trueJacksonville woman says FCN viewers made dream come true
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  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Mayport ships leave for 7-month deployment

Mayport ships leave for 7-month deploymentTwo Navy ships out of Mayport leave on 7-month deployment on Thursday.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Officer recognized for heroic actions in river rescue

Officer recognized for heroic actions in river rescueOfficer Mark Muchowicz received the award for his heroic actions after he tried to pull a man from the St. Johns River.
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  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Local

DCF investigates daycare van crash

DCF investigates daycare van crashDCF is investigating a crash that sent 9 children to local hospitals on Wednesday.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Crime

Teen murdered at bus stop targeted by gunfire before

Teen murdered at bus stop targeted by gunfire beforeThe teenager who was gunned down at a school bus stop on Wednesday was on the receiving end of gunfire nearly two months ago in Grand Park.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Crime

Police: Teen shot in leg in Northwest Jacksonville

Police: Teen shot in leg in Northwest JacksonvilleThe victim, listed in stable condition, is expected to recover.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Crime

Deputies release sketch of bus stop attack suspect

Deputies release sketch of bus stop attack suspectIf you know anything about this case, call the Sheriff's Office at (352) 367-4169 or Crime Stoppers at (352) 372-STOP.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Middleburg

Deputies: Man killed by lawnmower

Deputies: Man killed by lawnmowerMan killed in apparent lawnmower accident in Clay County.
  • Middleburg
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Deputies: Sexual predator on the run

Deputies: Sexual predator on the runDeputies are searching for a sex predator who they say was last seen near Keystone Heights.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Crime

Four teens charged in shooting, stolen car chase

Four teens charged in shooting, stolen car chaseThe teens face charges of grand theft auto and fleeing and eluding, along with other charges, police said.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Military

Iwo Jima, 2 other ships, deploy from Mayport

Iwo Jima, 2 other ships, deploy from MayportMore than 4,000 sailors and marines deployed from Naval Station Mayport.
  • Military
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Local

WANTED: Investigators use 'selfie' to identify suspect

WANTED: Investigators use 'selfie' to identify suspectPolice are asking for the public's help in identifying a burglary suspect.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Crime

WANTED: Woman stole elderly woman's wallet

WANTED: Woman stole elderly woman's walletPolice are searching for a suspect who they say stole from an 84-year-old woman
  • Crime
  • 1 week ago
Local

St. Johns County official investigated for health care fraud

St. Johns County official investigated for health care fraudFormer employees allege a business owned by a St. Johns County official improperly billed Medicaid and Medicare.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Man dies in Mandarin tree trimming accident

Man dies in Mandarin tree trimming accidentA man died Tuesday afternoon in a tree trimming accident in Mandarin, authorities say.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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Holiday

Christmas gifts meant for 11 children stolen

Christmas gifts meant for 11 children stolenIt seems the Grinch is alive and well on the First Coast. He stole dozens of Christmas gifts meant for local foster children.
  • Holiday
  • 13 hours, 58 minutes ago
Local

U.S.-Cuba relations news draws mixed Fla. reactions

U.S.-Cuba relations news draws mixed Fla. reactionsWhile protesters gathered in South Florida furious over the decision to ease relations between the U.S. and Cuba, a Jacksonville woman with close ties to Cuba says she's relived by the move.
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  • 14 hours, 1 minute ago
Local

Jacksonville shoe store staple closing after 54 years

Jacksonville shoe store staple closing after 54 yearsAfter 54 years in business, Phil's Shoes store on Pearl Street will be closing its doors.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 10 minutes ago
Crime

"Scorched Earth" sex offender laws burn first jail inmate

"Scorched Earth" sex offender laws burn first jail inmateWhen Thatcher Gates showed up to court last Thursday, he was the very first offender ensnared by tough new laws for sex offenders. And he may never walk free again.
  • Crime
  • 17 hours, 28 minutes ago
Local

Nassau fire captain resigns following sex allegations

Nassau fire captain resigns following sex allegationsA veteran Nassau County Fire-Rescue Department captain resigned after an investigation revealed he had sex in a county vehicle while on duty early Thanksgiving Day.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 29 minutes ago
Features

Local shelter gives away free Christmas trees

Local shelter gives away free Christmas treesMore than 100 local families received an early Christmas present on Wednesday.
  • Features
  • 17 hours, 29 minutes ago
Local

Teen accused of taking child being held

Teen accused of taking child being heldThe 17-year-old accused of taking a 1-month old baby boy in Palatka will spend the next 21 days at Juvenile facility in Gainesville.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 30 minutes ago
Moms

Woman arrested for toy donations calls it a misunderstanding

Woman arrested for toy donations calls it a misunderstandingWhen you type in Wanda Lopez name on ripoffreport.com, you will find two anonymous postings.
  • Moms
  • 17 hours, 30 minutes ago
Local

Mom: YMCA worker duct taped my son's mouth closed

Mom: YMCA worker duct taped my son's mouth closedA Clay County mother says a worker at a YMCA after school program, taped her son's mouth shut using duct tape to keep her son from talking.
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  • 17 hours, 31 minutes ago
Features

You First Squad: Walmart Layaway

You First Squad: Walmart LayawayThe #YouFirst Squad heads to an area Walmart and helps pay for a customer's holiday layaway.
  • Features
  • 18 hours, 3 minutes ago
Military

Video: Family searching for mystery soldier in photos

Video: Family searching for mystery soldier in photosA local family found some old photos of a soldier in Vietnam in their garage and now they hope to solve the mystery of who the man is.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
People

Mother remembers son killed while helping crash victim

Mother remembers son killed while helping crash victimThe mother of a Good Samaritan who died Monday night while helping someone who had been in a crash, spoke to First Coast News Tuesday.
  • People
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
People

Local family featured on "The Great Christmas Light Fight"

Local family featured on "The Great Christmas Light Fight"Local family's home is covered in more than 91,000 Christmas lights and was featured on ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
People

Wreaths Across America event held at Jacksonville National Cemetery

Wreaths Across America event held at Jacksonville National CemeteryThousands showed up at Jacksonville National Cemetery Saturday for the Wreaths Across America event to remember veterans.
  • People
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
People

Pages From The Book: Sinister Professor

Pages From The Book: Sinister ProfessorThis week's post came from Michael Wiley, a UNF professor who writes gritty mystery novels when he's not teaching British literature.
  • People
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Holiday

Firefighters deliver bears to sick children for Christmas

Firefighters deliver bears to sick children for ChristmasFamilies at Wolfson Children's Hospital received a surprise visit from Jacksonville firefighters Monday.
  • Holiday
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Remains found in backyard of North Jacksonville home

Remains found in backyard of North Jacksonville homeHave the remains of a woman missing for 21 years been found? Police said construction workers found what may be human remains in the backyard of a home on Dolphin Avenue.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Life

Proposed law strengthens social media privacy in the work place

Proposed law strengthens social media privacy in the work placeImagine your employer having actual passwords and full access to your private social media accounts.
  • Life
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Education

Superintendent, Pastor meet to talk teen violence

Superintendent, Pastor meet to talk teen violenceDuval County Superintendent Nikolai Vitti says something needs to be done about the spike in teen violence across the city.
  • Education
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Money

Florida leads in foreclosures: Jacksonville near tops in state

Florida leads in foreclosures: Jacksonville near tops in stateAs the year is wrapping up, Florida continues to lead the country in home foreclosure activity with Duval County one of the most active in the state in the number of court filings.
  • Money
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Local

USS Samuel B. Roberts home from final deployment

USS Samuel B. Roberts home from final deploymentJust in time for Christmas, hundreds of sailors that have spent the last 6 months on board the USS Samuel B. Roberts are back home on the First Coast.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
On Your Side

Buying flowers online is convenient but may be full of surprises

Buying flowers online is convenient but may be full of surprisesIn November Hewie and Rhonda Strickland buried a loved one in a West Jacksonville cemetery and now they regret the flowers they ordered from an online florist.
  • On Your Side
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Search warrants unsealed in Medi M.D. investigation

Search warrants unsealed in Medi M.D. investigationUnsealed search warrants are giving you a glimpse of the investigation into two medical clinics owned by a St. Johns County Commissioner. Heather Crawford reports.
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  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Community

Grand Park holds town hall meeting to curb violence

Grand Park holds town hall meeting to curb violenceSeveral dozen people packed into the Emanuel Missionary Baptist Church Friday night. The goal of the meeting was to talk about violence in the area, and find a way to bring it down.
  • Community
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Affordable Care Act

Price hike possible for Affordable Care Act coverage

Price hike possible for Affordable Care Act coveragePatricia Lovell, 59, is a certified nursing assistant. Last year, she enrolled in Obamacare and dropped the coverage after her income changed. Ken Amaro reports.
  • Affordable Care Act
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Push for police body cameras raises new issues

Push for police body cameras raises new issuesThe push for law enforcement officers to use body cameras when on duty, both nationally and across Florida, breaks new ground and also raises several new issues. Garin Flowers reports.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Local

Jacksonville teacher retiring after 40 years

Jacksonville teacher retiring after 40 yearsWhen Evelyn Alvarez Scott first stepped into a classroom, gas was only 53 cents a gallon and President Nixon had just resigned. Katie Jeffries has her story.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Local

JTA riders complain of overcrowding on buses

JTA riders complain of overcrowding on busesIt's been almost two weeks since the Jacksonville Transportation Authority unveiled its new bus routes and schedules. But with so many new riders comes overcrowding. Lisa Robbins reports.
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  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Features

Susie Tolbert students support teacher, Buddy Check 12

Susie Tolbert students support teacher, Buddy Check 12It's December 12th. That means it's time for another Buddy Check 12 story from Jeannie Blaylock.
  • Features
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Local

WATCH: Justina Road Elementary being eyed for new mission

WATCH: Justina Road Elementary being eyed for new missionJustina Road Elementary is being eyed for a new role in supporting a program in demand locally to support students dealing with dyslexia. Roger Weeder reports.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Nation

Arkansas girl takes 500-mile cab ride

Arkansas girl takes 500-mile cab rideAnything could have happened, but an 11-year-old Arkansas girl is safe after taking a 500-mile taxi ride on her way to Jacksonville. Mike Lyons has the story.
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Student of the Week: Lola Martin

Student of the Week: Lola MartinIt is Friday, so that means it is time for our Student of the Week!
  • Local
  • 6 days ago
Education

Jax teacher retiring after 40 years in the classroom

Jax teacher retiring after 40 years in the classroomWhen Evelyn Alvarez Scott first stepped into a classroom, gas was only 53 cents a gallon and President Nixon had just resigned.
  • Education
  • 6 days ago
Crime

WATCH: 84-year-old theft victim speaks out

WATCH: 84-year-old theft victim speaks outThe 84-year old woman police say had her wallet stolen while shopping at Publix says it happened in the blink of an eye. Andrew Capasso reports.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Features

Expecting couple anticipating conjoined twins

Expecting couple anticipating conjoined twinsThe birth of a child is supposed to be the happiest moment of a parent's life. That joy will be doubled for a couple on the First Coast as they expect conjoined twins.
  • Features
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Local

Man claims he was fondled at substance abuse program

Man claims he was fondled at substance abuse programJon, 26, is one of many clients in the River Region substance abuse program. He says he was sexually assaulted by a guard there last month.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Dying woman's wedding wish coming true

Dying woman's wedding wish coming trueA Jacksonville woman has one last wish before she dies: to get married to the love of her life. Laura Caso reports.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Local

USS Iwo Jima, USS New York leave Mayport

USS Iwo Jima, USS New York leave MayportThe USS Iwo Jima with 1,200 sailors aboard left Naval Station Mayport for a seven-month deployment on Thursday afternoon. The USS New York also departed with 400 sailors aboard. Mike Lyons reports.
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  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Officer recognized for heroic actions in river rescue

Officer recognized for heroic actions in river rescueAn off-duty Jacksonville police officer is recognized for going above and beyond trying to save a man's life. Lisa Robbins has the story.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Crime

Teen gunned down also shot two months ago

Teen gunned down also shot two months agoThe teenager who was gunned down at a school bus stop on Wednesday was on the receiving end of gunfire nearly two months ago in Grand Park. Roger Weeder reports.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Local

Police: 9 kids hurt in daycare van crash on Westside

Police: 9 kids hurt in daycare van crash on WestsideAt least nine children were hurt in a two-vehicle crash on the Westside that left a daycare van upside down Wednesday.
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  • 1 week ago
Local

Man, dog killed in mobile home fire

Man, dog killed in mobile home fireAn elderly man and his dog are dead after a fire overnight Wednesday. Jacob Long reports.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Community

Neighbors calling for end to Grand Park violence

Neighbors calling for end to Grand Park violenceAfter a 16-year-old was gunned down in the Grand Park neighborhood Wednesday, neighbors are calling for an end to the violence. David Williams reports.
  • Community
  • 1 week ago
Education

Fla. bill would allows guns on college campus

Fla. bill would allows guns on college campusIn the not-too-distant future, students on the First Coast could be walking to class with concealed firearms.
  • Education
  • 1 week ago
Crime

Clay couple arrested for squatting in million-dollar home

Clay couple arrested for squatting in million-dollar homeA young, married couple attempted to take over an estate valued over $1 million in Keystone Heights, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.
  • Crime
  • 1 week ago
Local

Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Arlington

Police investigating officer-involved shooting in ArlingtonAn investigation is underway into an officer-involved incident in Arlington that sent a suspect and an officer to the hospital Wednesday morning.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Elderly man found dead in mobile home fire

Elderly man found dead in mobile home fireDispatchers received a 911 call around 3:30 a.m. from a person reporting flames at mobile home in the 600 block of Kingswood Ave.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Gate gas station shooting one month later

Gate gas station shooting one month laterThe people JSO says shot a Gate gas station clerk are still on the loose, one month after the shooting.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Education

Take Stock in Children Family Dinner

Take Stock in Children Family DinnerHundreds of students, their families and their mentors turned out at the Morocco Shrine Center for the Take Stock in Children Family Dinner.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Beach erosion alarms St. Johns County residents

Beach erosion alarms St. Johns County residentsA State of Emergency has been declared in St. Johns County, where high tides and strong gusts swept away pieces of desks and flooded roads Monday. Roger Weeder reports.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
People

IWO Jima Change of Command

IWO Jima Change of CommandA commander who's called Jacksonville home on-and-off for the past 30 years is now in charge of Mayport's largest warship.
  • People
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
People

Middleburg comes forward to help family in horrific murder, kidnapping

Middleburg comes forward to help family in horrific murder, kidnappingA community is coming together to help the family reeling from a horrific tragedy in Middleburg.
  • People
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Crime

State missed chance to keep rapist, accused killer locked up

State missed chance to keep rapist, accused killer locked upSexual predator Donald Davidson sits in Clay County Jail, accused of murder and sexual assault. But First Coast News has learned there missed were chances to keep him locked up.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Crime

A History of Violence: New documents in Donald Davidson case

A History of Violence: New documents in Donald Davidson caseNew documents obtained by First Coast News show Middleburg rape and murder suspect Donald Davidson has a history of violence, starting with his own flesh and blood.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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