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Judge revokes Ruben Ebron's bond

A judge revokes bond for the man police consider their prime suspect in the disappearance of 21-month-old Lonzie Barton.


NE Florida flood watches discontinued

Clay County remains under a flood warning overnight, but the National Weather Service has dropped flood watches for Flagler, St. Johns and Putnam counties.

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Floods cloud preps for St. Augustine 450

When downpours come through the First Coast, one of the areas that regularly floods is downtown St. Augustine, so tropical conditions and a risk for flooding this week is causing concern as the nation's oldest city gears up to celebrate its 450th birthday this weekend.


Driver who struck cruiser on I-295 cited

A Jacksonville police officer was hospitalized Sunday after his patrol car was hit while he was working at the scene of a previous traffic crash.


Driver injured in hit-and-run crash

A 32-year-old man was seriously injured Sunday evening when his car and another collide on International Golf Parkway.


Police hunt for Bryceville burglary suspect

Deputies in Nassau County are on the hunt Monday for a convicted felon who they said committed a series of burglaries in the Bryceville area between Aug. 16 and Aug. 21, while homeowners were out of their home, stealing mostly televisions and firearms, officials said.


Cartoon sparks outrage among police

A spokesperson for the Jacksonville chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police has criticized the Florida Times-Union for an editorial cartoon that he says is offensive and puts local police officers in danger.


Texas police shooting raises fears at home

The local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police are reminding their officers to be aware of their surroundings after last week’s targeted attack in Texas.


Obama condemns climate change deniers

Seeking to lend urgency to his climate agenda, President Barack Obama warned Monday that even ramped-up efforts to curb emissions were being outpaced by the effects of a warming planet.


Applying for concealed weapon easier in Fla.

Many Floridians wanting to apply for or renew a concealed weapon license can now do so at their local tax collectors' office.


Eureka Gardens asking community for help

Community members are coming together, raising money to build a playground for children in an apartment complex where young people do not have a place to play.


Jaguars trade Josh Scobee to Steelers

Jacksonville's kicker was the team's all-time leading scorer, with 1,022 points in his decade with the team.


Major changes coming for One Spark 2016

The World's Largest Crowdfunding festival, which will be April 7-9 in Downtown Jacksonville, will have some big differences in how the creators are selected and organized, officials announced Monday.


Easier surgeries within reach at UF Health

Operating rooms at UF Health are getting a helping hand, thanks to the latest robotic surgical system.


Hurricane Fred strengthens in Atlantic

Fred has strengthened to a hurricane as it approaches the Cape Verde Islands thousands of miles out in the Atlantic Ocean.


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Rare snakes hatch at Jacksonville Zoo

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens announced the successful hatching of one of the rarest native snakes in the United States.


Day Care Report: Supervision citations

Several local day cares were cited recently for leaving children alone in a room or not having enough supervision for the number of children being cared for.


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On this day: August 31

Jack the Ripper claims his first victim, Coca-Cola makes its European debut, Jimi Hendrix rocks in the early morning hours at the Isle of Wight, and the "People's Princess" dies in a car crash, all on this day.


Small town gas war brings gas to 95 cents

A quiet town had a very busy night as cars lined up for a chance to get gas as cheap as 95 cents per gallon while two stations battled for the lowest price.

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Church to build playground at Eureka Gardens

Wayman Ministries has started a fund to raise money to build a new playground facility in Eureka Gardens Apartments.


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