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Jury convicts Michael Dunn of murder

Six days into his retrial in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis outside a Gate station in November 2012, a jury found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder.

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Parents relieved by murder conviction

After two trials, the parents of 17-year-old Jordan Davis finally have the verdict they hoped for in their son's murder.


Student driver hit by truck hauling toilets

A teenager taking a driving test with an instructor was T-boned by a pickup truck hauling two portable toilets on Wednesday, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.


Search continues for missing Ga. woman

The search for a missing Georgia woman continued Wednesday as officials expanded the search perimeter and several law enforcement agencies joined the search.


SJC deputies investigate carjacking

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the carjacking and kidnapping of a women who says she was forced to drive from St. Johns County to Polk County. 


DCF Report: Family killings not predictable

Facing scrutiny after a Gilchrist County man murdered his daughter and six grandchildren before committing suicide, the Florida Department of Children and Families on Wednesday said it would undertake increased staff training and other reforms -- but concluded the rampage could not have been foreseen.


Motorcyclist critically hurt in bridge crash

A 29-year-old motorcyclist is in critical condition after he crashed on the Mathews Bridge early Wednesday morning.


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'Mistake' in how hospital handled Ebola case?

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia.

"A travel history was taken, but it wasn't communicated to th...


Marijuana amendment ad sparks debate

Some TV viewers may have noticed an ad on the air lately telling people to vote no on Amendment 2 -- the medical marijuana bill. The ad suggests that some drug dealers will become caregivers, and it's now raising a lot of debate.


Absentee ballots sent out for Nov. 4 election

Absentee ballots have been sent out and early voting is right around the corner for the Nov. 4 gubernatorial election.


Justin Blackmon checks into rehab

Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has voluntarily checked into a treatment facility and seems to be doing well.


Domestic violence at the forefront in Jax

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the issue is highlighted this year at a time when people are talking about the video that came out last month showing former Baltimore Ravens' running back Ray Rice.


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What to buy in October

Which items should you buy in October, and which sales should you keep waiting for?


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On this day: October 1

Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.

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