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Jaguars reach agreements with nine undrafted players

Jaguars reach agreements with nine undrafted playersJaguars reach agreements with nine undrafted players
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  • 22 hours, 3 minutes ago
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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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  • 22 hours, 55 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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  • 23 hours, 1 minute 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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  • 23 hours, 4 minutes 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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  • 23 hours, 9 minutes ago
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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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  • 23 hours, 35 minutes ago
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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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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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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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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  • 1 day, 13 hours 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, 14 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, 15 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, 21 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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  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
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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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  • 3 days, 8 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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  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
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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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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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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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Green Cove Springs

Green Cove Springs baby dies after Wednesday fall when TV lands on her

Green Cove Springs baby dies after Wednesday fall when TV lands on herGreen Cove Springs baby dies after Wednesday fall when TV lands on her
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Local man convicted of sexual battery on a 6-year-old

Local man convicted of sexual battery on a 6-year-oldA 23-year-old man was found guilty of sexual battery on a 6-year-old girl Friday afternoon.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Crime

JSO investigating 'sexual act' at Matthew Gilbert Middle

JSO investigating 'sexual act' at Matthew Gilbert MiddleParents of Matthew Gilbert Middle School students received a letter Friday informing them the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has launched an investigation into an apparent sexual act that happened at the school.
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Crime

Inmate stabbing at Baker Correctional under investigation

Inmate stabbing at Baker Correctional under investigationInmate stabbing at Baker Correctional under investigation
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Health

UF Health facing $95 million challenge

UF Health facing $95 million challengeUF Health is Jacksonville's hospital getting millions from the city each to for health care.
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Jailed Orange Park man arrested for video voyeurism

Jailed Orange Park man arrested for video voyeurismAn Orange Park man already in jail on child pornography charges now faces additional charges for video voyeurism.
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  • 3 days, 15 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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Driver survives bad crash

Driver survives bad crashDriver survives bad crash
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First Coast man who trafficked underage girls speaks out

First Coast man who trafficked underage girls speaks outWhile fans piled into downtown Jacksonville for the Florida Georgia football game in 2011, a sex trafficker named Ruel Brown was on his way to the First Coast too.
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  • 6 days, 8 hours 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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  • 6 days, 8 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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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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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, 13 hours ago
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