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Fernandina police chase, shoot suspect

Officers with the Fernandina Beach Police Department shot a man who tried to walk out of a Walmart with a television, threatened an employee with a syringe, then led police on a high-speed pursuit, police said.


Pastors want curfew, troops to patrol Jax

A group called the Issachar Ministerial Alliance is asking for a state of emergency to battle gang violence in Jacksonville. The request includes a 9 p.m. curfew and the Florida National Guard to help patrol Jacksonville's most dangerous neighborhoods "to give the police adequate room for aggressive policy."



Pastor: City needs National Guard's help

A local pastor has asked Gov. Rick Scott to call in the National Guard to help reduce crime in the River City. The last time the National Guard helped fight crime in Jacksonville was after sniper shootings on Interstate 295 in 1992.


Students fear retaliation after teen killed

Monday was an emotional day for students at First Coast High School as they returned to their classrooms for the first time since a classmate was gunned down at an after-prom party.


2 injured in JTA bus crash on Philips Hwy

A driver is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after an early morning accident involving a Jacksonville Transportation Authority bus. A passenger on the bus was also transported to the hospital.


Business cleaning up after car hits building

A Northside business is closed after a man drove a stolen car through the building Sunday. Police say 18-year-old Tyrone Frazier stole his grandmother's car and crashed it into De-Champ's Cleaners on Soutel Drive.



Climber with Florida ties caught in quake

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake in Nepal has killed more than 1,800 people, and the death toll is expected to rise. A St. Augustine family waited anxiously for news that their climber relative had survived the deadly quake.


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Baltimore protests turn violent; police hurt

[Breaking news, posted at 6:33 p.m. ET]

State and national leaders were weighing in on the violence in Baltimore late Monday.

"Today's looting and acts of violence in Baltimore will not be tolerated. In response, I have put the Maryland National Guard ...


NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit San Marco

People living in about a 3.5 mile stretch from San Marco to Englewood High School are continuing to clean up the damage left behind by an EF-1 tornado that hit Saturday.


Floridians' consumer confidence dips

Consumer confidence is dropping, one month after reaching its highest level in 10 years.


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On this day: April 27

Benito Mussolini is arrested trying to escape Italy, an ailing Babe Ruth is honored at Yankee Stadium, construction begins on a new World Trade Center, and President Obama produces his birth certificate, all on this day.


Video: Sisters reunite 78 years later

Sisters who were separated by family services as children after being found living in deplorable conditions are reunited 78 years later.

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Families living in 'gangland' areas

News4Jax is talking to families raising teenagers in areas where gangs are known to be active.

Students back at school after prom party shooting

First Coast High School students mourn a classmate shot and killed at a prom party.

Pastor calls earlier curfew in high-crime areas

A local pastor is calling for Jacksonville's curfew to be bumped up two hours in high-crime areas that have experienced violence recently.

Police: Man crashes stolen car into business

A family-owned business is dealing with the aftermath of a young man's joy ride with his grandmother's car.

High-speed chase, police-involved shooting

Fernandina Beach police say a man steals TV from Walmart, led officers on a high-speed chase before being shot.


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