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Weird

Viral video shows family piling into car trunk

Viral video shows family piling into car trunkA video of a Jacksonville family piling into a car to go home after a night out has gone viral within days and sparked an investigation by the Florida Department of Children and Families.
  • Weird
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Florida News

Fla. deputy gives boots to homeless man

Fla. deputy gives boots to homeless manA deputy in Palm Beach who saw a homeless man with pieces of carpet tied around his feet instead of shoes.
  • Florida News
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Florida News

Fla. lawmaker proposes ban on Palcohol

Fla. lawmaker proposes ban on PalcoholSome state lawmakers hope to ban powdered forms of alcohol before Congress acts on it.
  • Florida News
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Florida News

Florida van crash leaves 8 dead, 10 hurt; vehicle in canal

Florida van crash leaves 8 dead, 10 hurt; vehicle in canalEight people were killed and 10 injured when their van crashed in Florida early Monday, officials said.
  • Florida News
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Florida News

Seven people shot at Panama City Beach Spring Break party: authorities

Seven people shot at Panama City Beach Spring Break party: authoritiesA suspect was arrested after the shooting — identified as David Jamichael Daniels, 22, of Mobile, Alabama — and was being held in Bay County jail on seven counts of attempted murder, according to the Bay County Sheriff's Office.
  • Florida News
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Weird

Florida's odd bills: Toilets, lingerie, shacking up

Florida's odd bills: Toilets, lingerie, shacking upFlorida legislators filed more than 1,700 bills for consideration during their two-month session that ends in May. Some are routine, some deal with high-profile issues such as abortion and guns, and some are just odd.
  • Weird
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Florida News

Riders rescued from Hulk coaster at Universal

Riders rescued from Hulk coaster at UniversalNo passengers were harmed.
  • Florida News
  • 1 week ago
St. Augustine

St. Augustine Mayor calls for audit of 450th contracts

St. Augustine Mayor calls for audit of 450th contractsSt. Augustine Mayor calls for audit of 450th contracts
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  • 1 week ago
Florida News

Laws ambiguous about legality of medical pot

Laws ambiguous about legality of medical potLaws ambiguous about legality of medical pot
  • Florida News
  • 1 week ago
Florida News

Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Fired Over Racist Text Messages, Video: Officials

Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Fired Over Racist Text Messages, Video: OfficialsThree of the officers, Jason Holding, James Wells and Christopher Sousa, were fired following an extensive internal affairs investigation that began in October 2014, Chief Frank Adderley said at a news conference.
  • Florida News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida News

Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Fired Over Racist Text Messages, Video: Officials

Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Fired Over Racist Text Messages, Video: OfficialsFour Fort Lauderdale police officers are off the force after exchanging racist text messages between themselves and creating a video with racial bias, officials said Friday.
  • Florida News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida News

Hundreds show for vigil; third child dies in attack by Fla. mom

Hundreds show for vigil; third child dies in attack by Fla. momJessica Lacey McCarty strangled her 5-month-old infant son and his 6-year-old brother, and drowned and strangled her 7-year-old daughter before calling police to report what she had done, Palm Bay Police Chief Mark Renkens said today.
  • Florida News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Bill could limit time to sue homebuilders

Bill could limit time to sue homebuildersA bill before the state legislature would decrease the number of years that a home builder is responsible to defects.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

JSO, FDLE team up to create iWatchJax.com

JSO, FDLE team up to create iWatchJax.comJSO is hoping to teach people about the signs of terror. The agency has partnered with the FDLE to create iWatchJax.com.
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  • 1 month ago
Florida News

"I'm Done": Local investigator fears for baby's safety

"I'm Done": Local investigator fears for baby's safety"I've held this baby, that's probably the mistake I made," she says. "I knew that baby was in foster care and I held this baby. And then my gut told me save this baby."
  • Florida News
  • 1 month ago
Florida News

Former FDLE chief calls forced ouster a 'travesty'

Former FDLE chief calls forced ouster a 'travesty'Jim York has a lot of respect for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the state's top law enforcement agency.
  • Florida News
  • 1 month ago
Elections

Political payoff: No money? No endorsement

Political payoff: No money? No endorsementPolitical endorsements are rolling in ahead of Jacksonville's March 24 elections, but you might be surprised to find out, they have less to do with values and more to do with cold, hard cash.
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  • 1 month ago
Florida News

VIDEO: Possible meteor sighting

VIDEO: Possible meteor sightingPeople all over Florida are scratching their heads after seeing a flying object streak across the sky Sunday night.
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  • 1 month ago
Florida News

DCF: Missed opportunities in Jonchuck's case

DCF: Missed opportunities in Jonchuck's caseThe question of who failed Phoebe Jonchuck is long from being answered. Police said the father of the 5-year-old, John Jonchuck, Jr., threw her over a bridge in Tampa back in January.
  • Florida News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Entertainment

Thoughts You Have In Line at Starbucks

Thoughts You Have In Line at StarbucksIf only making coffee at home wasn’t so hard!
  • Entertainment
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Florida News

Once again, Florida sees record number of tourists

Once again, Florida sees record number of touristsGovernor Rick Scott announced Monday that a record number of visitors came to the Sunshine State in 2014. Jessica Clark reports.
  • Florida News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Ad Watch: How accurate are Alvin Brown's job creation claims?

Ad Watch: How accurate are Alvin Brown's job creation claims?His latest campaign ad promotes the number of jobs created under Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown's tenure? But how accurate are the ad's claims? Anne Schindler put them to the test.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Florida News

Small business sales tax holiday proposed

Small business sales tax holiday proposedIf two state lawmakers get their way, small businesses in Florida could soon see a nice boost. Garin Flowers reports.
  • Florida News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Florida News

Bill aims to ban fracking in Florida

Bill aims to ban fracking in FloridaA bill introduced to the Florida legislature would, if passed, ban all fracking effective July 1. Anne Schindler reports.
  • Florida News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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