John Thrasher named new FSU president

A highly scrutinized search for the next president of Florida State University ends as most people expected, with the selection of a politically connected state senator from St. Augustine.


911 call from Bell: 'They're all dead'

With an edgy yet calm voice, Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby, and would wait until authorities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself. 

LISTEN: 911 call (Note: offensive content, words) | 


Police chief resigns amid criminal probe

Atlantic Beach Police Chief Mike Classey resigned Tuesday morning in the wake of being the subject of an active criminal investigation, according to the Atlantic Beach Police Department.


Woman crossing 103rd Street hit, killed

A 60-year-old Jacksonville woman was hit by a minivan and killed Tuesday morning on the Westside, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.


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Jury pool to hear Dunn retrial narrows

Circuit Judge Russell Healey, prosecutors and lawyers for Michael Dunn narrow the pool of prospective jurors for his retrial in the shooting death of Jordan Davis to 66 people.

FULL COVERAGE: State vs. Michael Dunn


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Arrest warrant issued in missing student case

Authorities said they have obtained an arrest warrant for Jesse Matthew, charging him with abduction with the intent to defile in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.


Sex offender accused of unnatural act arrested

A sex offender accused of performing an unnatural and lascivious act at a San Marco yoga facility last week has been arrested in Ohio.


Bus stop brawl is last straw, dad says

A local father claims his daughter has been bullied for the past two years but Monday afternoon a fight broke out at a school bus stop and this time, other parents joined in.


Workers sue Orange Park Medical Center

Three former employees of Orange Park Medical Center are making scathing allegations about the hospital and suing for hundreds of millions of dollars, and the attorney handling the case expects more lawsuits.


City Council to vote on $1B budget

The City Council is preparing for what is expected to be a marathon meeting as they make the final decision on Jacksonville's $1 billion spending plan for the coming year.

WATCH LIVE: City Council meeting

INSIDE: Jim Piggott's tweets | 


Jaguars Top 20 'Impactful Rookies'

In our continuing look at the last 20 years of the Jaguars, this week in honor of Blake Bortles' first start as a rookie we’re looking at the Top 20 Impact Rookies in Jaguars history.


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Forever young: Senior celebs still working

Celebrity may seem like a young person's game, but there are many celebrity senior citizens still out there working who would beg to differ.


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On this day: September 23

Lewis and Clark return to St. Louis, the Nintendo Company is formed, Sigmund Freud dies, "The Jetsons" premieres, and Elton John's musical tribute to Princess Diana hits America, all on this day.

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