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23 Jacksonville gang members arrested in sweep

23 Jacksonville gang members arrested in sweepSheriff John Rutherford says his department has taken down some of the top brass of a local gang.
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  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Features

Artist is "Afghan by birth, redneck by the Grace of God"

Artist is "Afghan by birth, redneck by the Grace of God"As a 19-year-old he joined his uncle fighting the Soviet occupation alongside the Mujahedeen.
  • Features
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Student attacked on way to school has parents concerned

Student attacked on way to school has parents concernedThousands of students walk to the nearest school bus stop everyday, sometimes in poorly lit areas like this one, and often without incident. That was not the case on October 22 for the Boatwright family.
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  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Crime Stoppers

Woman wounded in road rage shooting, suspects sought

Woman wounded in road rage shooting, suspects soughtThe suspects are described as a man and a woman driving a black Mercedes SUV that was last seen heading south on I-95.
  • Crime Stoppers
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Education

Food trucks serving Duval school lunches

Food trucks serving Duval school lunchesFood trucks at schools
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  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
Local

Hispanic business community says upcoming carnival in trouble

Hispanic business community says upcoming carnival in troubleThe Puerto Rican Hispanic Chamber of Commerce says its big plans for a carnival and parade on November 8 is in trouble since the First Coast business organization is struggling to raise money for the big event.
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Local

Advocate opposes decision to charge teen accused of murder as an adult

Advocate opposes decision to charge teen accused of murder as an adultAt 12 years old police say Sharron Townsend shot and killed a homeless man in June of 2014. Now 13, Thursday morning Townsend was indicted on a second degree murder charge and will be tried as an adult.
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  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Crime

Teen's jail death lawsuit heads to mediation

Teen's jail death lawsuit heads to mediationThe family of a teenager who died in police custody arrived in Jacksonville Thursday for a court-ordered mediation.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Features

Pedro Menendez goes all-out for Buddy Check and October

Pedro Menendez goes all-out for Buddy Check and OctoberWhat a sign of the progress in the fight against breast cancer!
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  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Education

3 Duval teachers suspended for misconduct

3 Duval teachers suspended for misconductDuval schools recently suspended two teachers for 30 days without pay for rough physical contact with students and another teacher for 15 days without pay for misuse of snack money for a student club.
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Local

Blue Angels arrive for 2014 air show

Blue Angels arrive for 2014 air showElite group of Navy pilots to perform over the weekend
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  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Downtown Jacksonville

Who owns my home, the city or the bank?

Who owns my home, the city or the bank?Jacksonville grandmother just learned City of Jacksonville has lien on her home
  • Downtown Jacksonville
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Witness pulls elderly woman from burning car

Witness pulls elderly woman from burning carAn elderly woman's car caught fire after she crashed in Crescent Beach following a medical episode Thursday afternoon. She is expected to live, thanks to a witness to the crash.
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  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Local

JSO looking for woman using stolen credit cards

JSO looking for woman using stolen credit cardsThe Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman who has been using stolen credit cards around the First Coast.
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  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Crime

Teen indicted for murder of homeless man

Teen indicted for murder of homeless manA 13-year-old who was arrested for killing 54-year-old Thomas Trent was indicted Thursday for second degree murder
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  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
People

Local missionaries continue to help typhoon ravaged Philippines

Local missionaries continue to help typhoon ravaged PhilippinesFirst Coast News caught back up with Les Tilka to learn more about how the rebuilding efforts are coming in the island nation.
  • People
  • 1 week ago
Local

Man shot in sixth shooting in Jacksonville this week

Man shot in sixth shooting in Jacksonville this weekA man is recovering in the hospital after he was shot several times in Springfield.
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  • 1 week ago
Features

UNF rockin' Pink Glove Dance; Swiss Point Middle donates 850+ Buddy Bears

UNF rockin' Pink Glove Dance; Swiss Point Middle donates 850+ Buddy BearsUNF Nursing students say forget about puttin' on your dancin' shoes. This October they're putting on their pink gloves to dance for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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  • 1 week ago