Town knew shooter had troubled past

Most people in the rural, Gilchrist County community seem to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past. That doesn't mean they were prepared for Thursday's killing of his six grandchildren, his daughter and himself.

RELATED: Team plays with heavy hearts


Tractor-trailer tire kills driver on I-95

A 27-year-old man was killed late Friday afternoon when the wheel of a tractor-trailer detached, flew through the air and struck the victim's car on Interstate 95.


Grand jury investigating Public Defender

A Duval County grand jury has been investigating Public Defender Matt Shirk, a source tells News4Jax.



North Korea: American wanted to be famous

An American sentenced in North Korea ripped up his visa so he could go to prison and expose human rights violations there, state media said Saturday.


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FSU drops Winston for entire Clemson game

When Florida State suspended starting quarterback Jameis Winston on Wednesday for an obscene outburst, backup Sean McGuire was elevated to lead the nation's No. 1 team for the first 30 minutes of Saturday night's game against Clemson.



Bosellis respond to NFL's recent scandals

Former Jaguar Tony Boselli and his wife, Angie, said they're not happy at all with what they've been hearing from the NFL the past few weeks as the organization deals with a rash of domestic violence scandals.


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Growing pains hurt as Jags 'race to maturity'

After giving up 10 sacks, the offensive line was the first place to look for the Jaguars as they attempt to fix the issues that left them overwhelmed by Washington last week. After making some moves, the Jaguars are pretty much starting four rookies up front.


Football Friday scores, highlights, features

Paxon has Wright stuff to beat Stanton in Friday's Game of the Week, plus soggy highlights from around the area.

Game of the Week | Highlights: 1 | 2 | 3 |


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Death Cafes allow end-of-life discussions

Death cafes are just one of the ways a subject once taboo -- or at least uncomfortable -- is coming out in the open.


Baker Co. sailor on brand new Navy ship

A 1997 Baker County High School graduate and Glenn St. Mary native is serving aboard one of the U.S. Navy’s newest and most advanced ships, the destroyer Zumwalt, which is currently under construction at Bath Iron Works.


What's in your makeup?

We reveal toxic chemicals that could be lurking in your cosmetics.


From Apple

Best new Apple iOS 8 features

Apple's iOS 8 is here, and it's packed with slick new features. Take a look at some of the best changes to the latest version of the popular mobile operating system.

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Former Mayor Godbold focus of film, TWIJ

Former Mayor Jake Godbold, the focus of a new Leadership Jacksonville film in Legacy Series, along with Tom Wills and Leadership Jacksonville executive Jill Langford Dame join us to discuss Godbold's impact.


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