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Get free booster seats to comply with law

Starting Jan. 1, a new law will go into effect that requires children ride in a booster seat until their 6th birthday. Now is your chance to get one of those seats for free.

Local boys catch their own 'River Monster'

What two local kids caught in their backyard pond! Hint: They immediately recognized it from a reality show on Animal Planet.

Babysitter who saved twins shares her story

Kayla Johnson pushed two 9-year-olds that she was babysitting out of a truck's path when it lost control last December. She's still dealing with the aftermath of her heroic act and shares her story with News4Jax.

Free class teaches sex abuse awareness

A free online class is now available to anyone who wants to learn how to protect their children from sexual abuse.

Warning signs of child sexual abuse

There are three red flags to look for that could reveal a child is being abused.

Shoeboxes of Love

Join Channel 4 in a project to fills shoebox with hygiene items for a neighbor in need this holiday season.

San Marco hosts 15th art festival

Anyone taking a stroll around downtown San Marco this weekend will likely run into the annual San Marco Art Festival.

Ryan's Run this weekend

Family of 10-year-old who died in freak accident two years ago is raising money for children ministries with a run at an Ortega church on Saturday.

Bi-Lo grant recipients with Winn-Dixie district director Jason Colwell

Winn-Dixie parent company donates $356K

During this season of giving, the Bi-Lo Holdings Foundation, the foundation of Winn-Dixie's parent company, is giving more than $356,300 to benefit 24 local nonprofits throughout North Florida.

Good Samaritan hopes to return lost cash

A Jacksonville woman who helped a stranded driver is desperately trying to track the driver down, so she can return a bucket with hundreds of dollars in change that was left in the good Samaritan's car.

Local volunteers fill backpacks for children

HandsOnJacksonville volunteers are making sure thousands of local students get an early start to the Christmas season.


Couple serves up large gift to mission

A Jacksonville couple has decided to stand up against across-the-board city budget cuts that left a local rescue mission scrambling to maintain its programs.

Memorable Birthdays

  • Morning Show Recognizes First Birthdays

    Every day on the morning show, Channel 4 features babies on their first birthday. Learn how to send the photos and when to watch.

    Milestone birthdays

    Channel 4 also honors significant birthdays, whether it be a centennial or beyond, a sweet 16, or something in between.  Here's an outlet to celebrate those milestones by submitting their photo, birth date, and a sentence or two about the person being honored.

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