Mayor: NY blast likely 'gas-related'

A fiery blast in a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village appeared to be a "gas-related explosion," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.


JSO officer charged with theft, misconduct

An officer faces three counts of petty theft and one count of official misconduct for activity while she was working private security for three apartment complexes while off duty.


Judge voids current city pension plan

As city leaders wrangle over a new agreement for retired police and firefighters, a judge rules the existing 30-year plan was negotiated illegally.

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Slain soldier's sister: ISIS kill list 'ridiculous'

Local and federal law enforcement are on high alert after the terrorist organization ISIS released an alleged “kill list” that included American armed forces members in Northeast Florida.


Save Our Sons to get funds from JSO

Local community and church leaders are trying to put a stop to a spike in violent crime, especially when it involves young black teens. Save Our Sons announced it is now getting $15,000 in funding from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.


City asks for help after seizing 100 dogs

Jacksonville's animal control officers serve a search warrant on a home on Commonwealth Avenue, finding about 100 dogs on the property.


JSO: 2 arrested in Yorkie puppy theft

Two 19-year-old girls were arrested and charged with grand theft after police say they stole a Yorkie puppy worth $1,800 from a Mandarin pet store.


Heins pleads guilty in tax fraud scheme

A man released after an appeals court overturned his murder conviction has pleaded guilty in a prison tax refund scheme.


New CEO of JTA fires back after audit

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is firing back after an audit found that JTA grossly overpaid its former top executive.


Donation gives firefighters new equipment

The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation presented a check Thursday to pay for seven sets of new equipment for Clay County Fire Rescue.


Day Care Report: Lots of perfect scores

Out of 12 day cares inspected by DCF last week, not one received any major violations, and nearly half of the day cares inspected received clean reports


Cathedral Basilica opens after renovations

After a $4 million renovation, the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Augustine is set to reopen its doors to the public on March 28.  The basilica has been closed since Jan. 4 but News4Jax got an inside look into the restoration process.   



On this day: March 26

Beethoven and Walt Whitman die, the Stanley Cup comes to the U.S., UCLA wins their seventh straight title, and Pink Floyd's "Dark Side" rules the charts, all on this day.

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This week in Jacksonville March 29

Elections update, plus Major General Emmett Titshaw stands down as leader of the Florida National Guard. His thoughts on the changes over the years, and what he will do next as a Jacksonville native.


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