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Crime

Man convicted of attempted murder in drive-by that wounded child

Man convicted of attempted murder in drive-by that wounded childMan convicted of attempted murder in drive-by that wounded child
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  • 9 hours, 53 minutes 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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  • 10 hours, 38 minutes ago
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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  • 11 hours, 8 minutes ago
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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  • 11 hours, 50 minutes ago
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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  • 12 hours, 42 minutes ago
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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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  • 12 hours, 49 minutes 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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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
The Players

The Players' Military Appreciation Day on Tuesday this year

The Players' Military Appreciation Day on Tuesday this yearThe Players Military Appreciation Day is being held on Tuesday, May 5 this year.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Life

Jaguars defensive end takes cancer patient to prom

Jaguars defensive end takes cancer patient to prom18-year-old Khameyea Jennings almost didn't go to her senior prom on Saturday night, but when her grandmother, who recently died from cancer, told her to go, she changed her mind. Thanks to the local non-profit Dreams Come True, she got a pretty cool date for the...
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Life

Cancer patient gets ready for prom with Jaguar player

Cancer patient gets ready for prom with Jaguar playerCancer patient gets ready for prom with Jaguar player
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Sports

Jaguars select Michael Bennett in the 6th round

Jaguars select Michael Bennett in the 6th roundJaguars select Michael Bennett in the 6th round of the 2015 NFL Draft
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Jaguars take TE Ben Koyack with final 7th round pick

Jaguars take TE Ben Koyack with final 7th round pickJaguars take TE Ben Koyack with final 7th round pick
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
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Jaguars take Neal Sterling with team's first 7th round pick

Jaguars take Neal Sterling with team's first 7th round pickJaguars take Neal Sterling with team's first 7th round pick
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
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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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  • 2 days, 8 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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  • 2 days, 8 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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  • 2 days, 21 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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  • 2 days, 22 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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  • 2 days, 22 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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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
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No person hurt in Orange Park house fire, 1 cat dies

No person hurt in Orange Park house fire, 1 cat diesAn apartment complex structure fire took the life of a pet Friday evening, Clay County Fire Rescue confirmed.
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  • 3 days ago
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Jacksonville rehab center sees uptick in Molly use

Jacksonville rehab center sees uptick in Molly useMolly, also known as MDMA or ecstasy, experts say is an unregulated drug that is often laced with other drugs.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
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Local vet just wants to go to the grocery store

Local vet just wants to go to the grocery storeJames Rutland is a 12-year veteran who lives in Jacksonville. Obviously a sharp guy, Rutland is frustrated with the 41 pills he got from the VA. He says they just throw him into a zombie state.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Health

St. Augustine girl suffers from mystery illness

St. Augustine girl suffers from mystery illnessSt. Augustine girl suffers from mystery illness
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  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
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Tax filing deadline passed but some refunds delayed due because of ID theft

Tax filing deadline passed but some refunds delayed due because of ID theftThe 2015 tax filing deadline is in the rear-view mirror for most of us, but for some taxpayers problems are still present.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Local

EXCLUSIVE: One of Pure night club's owner's speaks after major drug sting, employees arrested

EXCLUSIVE: One of Pure night club's owner's speaks after major drug sting, employees arrested16 people were arrested and 20 more arrest warrants were issued after an undercover drug investigation into a Southside night club.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Life

Lewis and Clark: Big boats with big stories

Lewis and Clark: Big boats with big storiesAt Reynolds Park in Green Cove Springs, big boats and ships are docked there. Some of them have big tall tales to go along with them.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Life

Student of the Week: Jason Cody Helton

Student of the Week: Jason Cody HeltonCLAY COUNTY, FLA- It is Friday, so that means it is time for our Student of the Week! recognizing Jason Cody Helton at Ridgeview Elementary School.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Sports

Dante Fowler flashes shoe game at NFL Draft

Dante Fowler flashes shoe game at NFL DraftHe may have been the No. 3 pick, but if the National Fashion League had a draft, Fowler was a shoe in for No. 1, pun intended.
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  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
News

Finding privacy in the Internet Age is harder than you think

Finding privacy in the Internet Age is harder than you thinkLong before the internet there was a unique thing called "privacy."
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  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
K9s for Warriors

Operation Orion, K9s For Warriors launch new kennel drive

Operation Orion, K9s For Warriors launch new kennel driveOperation Orion, K9s For Warriors launch new kennel drive
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  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
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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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  • 3 hours, 1 minute ago
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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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  • 3 hours, 4 minutes ago
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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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  • 3 hours, 19 minutes ago
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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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  • 3 hours, 39 minutes ago
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Jacksonville man goes missing after crashing into pond

Jacksonville man goes missing after crashing into pondJacksonville man goes missing after crashing into pond
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  • 4 hours, 23 minutes ago
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5-year-old girl found floating in retention pond

5-year-old girl found floating in retention pond5-year-old girl found floating in retention pond
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  • 4 hours, 32 minutes ago
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Operation Ceasefire re-instituted, focus is on high crime areas

Operation Ceasefire re-instituted, focus is on high crime areasBecause of the recent spike in violence, Sheriff John Rutherford says Operation Ceasefire will be re-launched. It's been used in years past, and involves more patrols, and walk and talks in some of the most violent areas.
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
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State approves settlement for paralyzed teen

State approves settlement for paralyzed teen The family of a Jacksonville teenager who was left paralyzed by a tree limb will receive a $3.5 million settlement under a bill going to Gov. Rick Scott.
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
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The realities of veterans living with PTSD

The realities of veterans living with PTSDA veteran with PTSD explains what it's like for him to drive down the highway with thoughts of Iraq in his mind.
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  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
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Man shot by Fernandina police has long criminal history

Man shot by Fernandina police has long criminal historyA man who was shot by a police officer in Fernandina Beach has a long history of run-ins with police.
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
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Boyfriend charged in missing woman's murder

Boyfriend charged in missing woman's murderJSO says the boyfriend of a woman whose body is believed to be in a Jacksonville landfill confessed to her murder.
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
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City ditch causing homeowner's backyard to wash away

City ditch causing homeowner's backyard to wash awayWhen it rains Bridget Brammer looks out the window, nervously.
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
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