Raines student hit by car on Northside

A 16-year-old girl was hit by a car on the Northside Monday morning and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.  All lanes of Lem Turner Road were closed near Leonid Road while police investigated.


Baby boy dies after hit-and-run crash

A 4-month-old boy died early Monday morning after being injured in a hit-and-run crash Saturday night in Riverside, according to the child's father.


Man killed at Sans Souci apartments

A man was found shot to death at an apartment complex in the Sans Souci area late Sunday night, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.


Elderly woman drowns in Okefenokee

Woman drowns after couple had a mechanical issue with their boat. The couple was on vacation from North Carolina. 


5 years later, vigil held for Somer

Sunday marks five years since 7-year-old Somer Thompson was kidnapped and murdered. She disappeared in Clay County while walking home from school.


Family opens up about groping incident

A family says they were traumatized after their daughter said she witnessed a stranger touch three of her friends inappropriately during a church lock-in at Adventure Landing.


Police: Man attacked at University of Florida

A man was sexually assaulted on the University of Florida campus Saturday night, the Gainesville Sun reported.


Samaritan's Purse

2 African countries freed of Ebola

[Breaking news update at 9:22 a.m. ET]

There are 120 people still being monitored for symptoms during the 21-day incubation period that Ebola can develop, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said Monday.

[Breaking news update at 9:17 a.m. ET]

Ron Klain, the for...


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Military preps team for Ebola response in US, officials say

For nearly 20 days, Louise Troh has had to endure tremendous fear, grief and isolation.

When told of the death of her fiancee, Thomas Eric Duncan -- the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States -- she fell to the ground.

The man giving he...


CDC agrees to 2 of state's Ebola requests

Florida will receive $7 million in grant funding and health care workers will be given training on best practices for dealing with Ebola patients on a Monday afternoon conference call.


2 weeks of early voting begins Monday

Early voting for governor, congressional and legislative seats and many local offices begins Monday.

County-by-county locations, times | Florida voter's guide |


Channel 4 studio prepped for debate

PHOTO STORY: WJXT's studio B is being transformed for Tuesday's evening's broadcast of CNN's Debate Night in America, the final meeting of Charlie Crist and Rick Scott prior to Florida's gubernatorial election.


AP photo by Phelan M. Ebenhack

Jags thrill home crowd with 24-6 win

Sam Kouvaris commentary: The Jaguars took advantage of many Browns mistakes and got their first win of the year.

Boxscore | Play-by-play | Recap | 


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12 kids' symptoms you should not ignore

The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these 12 symptoms you should never ignore.


National Archives and Records Administration

On this day: October 20

Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.

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