Nice start, but chance of storms after 2

Skies could go from sunny to stormy within minutes this afternoon and counties west and north of Jacksonville are already under a tornado watch.

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3 hurt in NW Jacksonville shooting

Officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office say three men were hurt in a shooting early Saturday morning on West 17th Street.


Gang violence leaves 3 dead police say

Gang retaliation is to blame for two shootings this week that left three people dead and three others wounded, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Friday.


Mother reacts to daughter's shooting death

Police have identified the two women killed in a drive-by shooting at a street corner in Northwest Jacksonville Thursday night as Shelmika Felton and Shareka Edwards.


Sheriff candidates speak after violent week

After two deadly shootings in two days that left three people dead and left three more in the hospital, the community and local leaders are very upset, including the two candidates running to be Jacksonville’s next sheriff.


Violent crash leaves man fighting for his life

Two people injured in a crash on County Road 218 at Henly Road are being flown to UF Health Jacksonville by air ambulance, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.


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7.8 magnitude earthquake slams Nepal

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing at least 806 people -- and probably more -- in Nepal's capital city, authorities said.

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Mitt Romney addresses JU graduates

A large crowd of students gathered at Jacksonville University Saturday morning to hear Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney deliver the commencement address to nearly 900 graduates.


UF suspends frat over disrespect of vets

The University of Florida has suspended the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity after members were accused of disrespected wounded war veterans on Panama City Beach by spitting, urinating and pouring beer on them.


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Jury finds 3 guilty in FAMU hazing death

Three years after a Florida A&M University drum major died after being hazed, the last defendants facing charges in his death were convicted of manslaughter and felony hazing.


Save Our Sons tries to stamp out violence

After a violent week of shootings in Jacksonville, hundreds of young men are coming together as part of the Save Our Sons summit in hopes of changing the culture of violence in the city.


Skimmers found at 3 local gas stations

Three Jacksonville-area gas stations are among more than 80 found to have “skimmers” in a statewide sweep by the Florida Department of Agriculture. A local expert offers advice to avoid skimmers at the pump and elsewhere.


Sam Kouvaris: Jaguars cagy on draft picks

While they won't say it, indications are that the Jaguars have their eyes on Leonard Williams, Southern Cal defensive lineman, as their first pick when the 2015 NFL draft begins Thursday evening.


NE Florida housing market heats up

Realtors say it's a seller's market in Northeast Florida, where homes are selling fast and prices are rising. 


Events bring entertainment, traffic to Jax

Jacksonville will be busy this weekend with at least 10 events taking place in and around the downtown area, including the Welcome to Rockville music festival.


Dozens help clean up Jacksonville Beach

Jacksonville Beach's Seawalk Pavilion is all cleaned up, thanks to volunteers who joined noted artist and conservationist Guy Harvey.


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Bethune dress heads to Smithsonian

An iconic black dress that once belonged to Civil Rights leader and school founder Mary McLeod Bethune is changing hands in the near future -- moving to a more prominent location at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opening in 2016.



On this day: April 25

The guillotine is first used, American and Soviet troops cut Nazi Germany in two, a U.S. Navy submarine completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe, and the Hubble Space Telescope is launched, all on this day.



Moose nabbed after run through park

VIDEO: Wildlife officials tranquilize a moose after a romp through a park.

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