Police: Teen was battered, not abducted

Jacksonville police say a 14-year-old boy who lied about being abducted Wednesday afternoon was actually battered during the incident and now they are searching for a suspect.


FHP: Man hit, killed by car on Beach Blvd.

A 62-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle when he stepped onto Beach Boulevard just west of San Pablo Road Wednesday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.


Police ID man struck, killed on Northside

A 65-year-old man was killed Wednesday evening after being struck by a vehicle on the Northside.


Brothers get 9 life terms for rape, attempted murder

Two brothers convicted in connection to a sexual battery and attempted murder incident in 2013 were both sentenced Thursday to nine life terms plus 10 years in prison.


Attack on woman at church disturbs pastor

The pastor of a Lakewood church where police said a woman fought off an attacker Wednesday night said nothing like that has happened at the church before.


NTSB El Faro investigation ends 2nd full day

The National Transportation Safety Board is now two full days into the El Faro investigation. A spokesperson says right now their biggest challenge is locating the ship itself.


Search ends for missing cargo ship El Faro

Six days after the Jacksonville-based container ship El Faro is believed to have gone down during Hurricane Joaquin, the Coast Guard announced it suspended its search for the crew at sunset Wednesday.


Studying El Faro’s sister ship for clues in disappearance

The National Transportation Safety Board is studying the El Faro's sister ship, the El Yunque, for clues in the disappearance of the ship and its crew. 


Community remembers El Faro crew

After the search for the El Faro was suspended, community members are coming forward to remember the friends and loved ones lost at sea. 


Hundreds gather at El Faro vigils

Hundreds of people gathered on a very somber Thursday night in Jacksonville as two vigils, one at Jaxport and the other in Oceanway, were held to remember the 33-person crew of the missing cargo ship El Faro.


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The campaign to draft Paul Ryan as speaker

Rep. Paul Ryan has repeatedly indicated he is not running for speaker of the House, even as heavy hitters --- including retiring Speaker John Boehner -- urge him to reconsider.


Firefighters battle Riverside house fire

Firefighters battled a house fire in Riverside Thursday evening.


Sheriff hits streets for crime prevention walk

For the third time since Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams took office, he's making it his mission for the community to see more law enforcement in the streets of Jacksonville.


Council president bans phones at meetings

Amid a growing controversy about lobbying by text message going on during City Council meetings, Council President Greg Anderson on Thursday asked members to keep their cell phones off meetings while legislation banning the practice makes its way into law.


New legal investigation into Eureka Gardens

Attorneys with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid are trying to determine who might be held legally accountable for the deplorable conditions residents of Eureka Gardens are living in.


Woman claims she was wrongly arrested

A violent image as police strike a woman and arrest her just moments after they arrest her husband. She claims she was just recording her husband's arrest with her phone. News4Jax investigates.


FSCJ pays tribute to Oregon victims

At 2 p.m. Thursday on all campuses of Florida State College at Jacksonville, students and faculty held a moment of silence honoring the victims of last week's mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregan.


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Sam Kouvaris remembers Lindy Infante

I was pretty shocked to get the phone call this morning that Lindy Infante had died. His wife, Stephanie, confirmed that Lindy passed away in St. Augustine after a lengthy illness at 75 years old. While he gained a national identity as the head coach of the Packers and Colts in the NFL, I got to know Lindy when he was the head coach of the Jacksonville Bulls, an expansion franchise in the…


Haunted maze resurrected in Jacksonville

Jacksonville's oldest haunted attraction is returning once again just in time for Halloween.


Residents react to IKEA coming to Jax

Some residents are concerned the planned IKEA will add traffic to an already congested area on the Southside. Others are excited for the exposure the store will bring.



Wrong number leads to marriage for couple

VIDEO: Crystal and Mark Darby say they met 28 years ago when Crystal dialed a wrong number. She thought she was calling her friend Mark, but actually reached another Mark and they kept talking.

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Hundreds gather to honor El Faro crew members

Two vigils were held tonight in Jacksonville to remember the 33-person crew who were lost at sea. Hundreds of people gathered to honor the crew of the El Faro.

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