Searchers find lots of debris, no survivors

Six days after a Jacksonville-based container ship is believed to have gone down during Hurricane Joaquin, Coast Guard and its partners have searched 160,574 square nautical miles while searching the area northeast of the Crooked Islands, Bahamas -- the ship's last known position.


Faces of El Faro's crew

There were 33 people on board the container ship when it left the port of Jacksonville a week ago, headed for Puerto Rico. Each has a family, friends and a story.

Images of ship's crew


NTSB begins probe into loss of El Faro

An NTSB team has begun investigating the loss of the cargo ship El Faro. The investigation will parallel the ongoing search for survivors by the Coast Guard, Navy and resources hired by the ship's owner.

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Cop to man who shot him: 'I forgive you'

A Jacksonville man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after firing seven shots at a police officer during a traffic stop in 2014.


Investigating how Eureka Gardens passed HUD inspection

A code inspection sweep at Eureka Gardens that found widespread health and safety problems has many questioning how the troubled complex passed its most recent federal inspection.


Flooding closes Market Street downtown

Drivers in downtown Jacksonville ran into problems Tuesday evening after flooding closed down Market Street at Confederate Street.


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Teen killed by car outside Tampa school

A 17-year-old has died after being hit by a car Tuesday morning while crossing a road near her high school in Tampa.


U.S. Department of Defense

Senate OKs defense bill despite veto threat

A giant defense bill that breaks budget caps to give extra funding for the military cleared a key procedural hurdle Tuesday despite facing a presidential veto threat and initial uncertainty it would have enough votes to pass.


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Jaguars sticking with Myers

Sam Kouvaris commentary:  Jason Myers missed a couple of game winners for the Jaguars Sunday, but head coach Gus Bradley is sticking with him. In fact, he’s not even going to entertain the thought of looking elsewhere.


Driving simulator for young drivers

A first-of-its-kind driving simulator offers young drivers a chance to test their skills before getting behind the wheel of a real car.


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13 health rules you can break

Some health rules are followed religiously, but really have no medical or scientific foundation. Here are 13 popular rules that aren't as hard-and-fast as you might think.


Jacksonville Zoo wins landscape awards for tiger exhibit

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens received two accolades for its Land of the Tiger exhibit at the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association awards ceremony.


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On this day: October 6

"The Jazz Singer" heralds the arrival of "talkies," the Cubs get cursed by a goat, Anwar Sadat is assassinated, and Elizabeth Taylor gets married for an eighth and final time, all on this day.


Mom collapses, dies while feeding baby

The bodies of a woman and her 1-year-old son, who were likely dead for days, were found inside an apartment Monday along with a second boy who was suffering from severe dehydration after a worried neighbor called 911.

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News4Jax anchor Joy Purdy is learning those coordinating the search for the El Faro about the safety equipment aboard commercial ships.

NTSB probing loss of El Faro

A team of federal investigators is headed to Jacksonville to begin investigating why the cargo ship caught caught in Hurricane Joaquin and sank.

Cloudy start, sun expected by your drive home

Blake Matthews' Tuesday forecast.


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