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$4K reward offered for Lonzie's recovery

New tips in the search for 21-month-old Lonzie Barton have police expanding their appeal for help in tracking the movements of the suspect's orange 1995 Honda Civic with a black hood between 7 p.m. Thursday and 2 a.m. Friday.  


Family to hold vigil tonight for Lonzie

Lonzie Barton's family will hold a vigil for the missing toddler Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Macclenny at Duck Pond Park. Family members say anyone is welcome to attend.


Understanding what makes an Amber Alert

For six days Jacksonville has been under an Amber Alert for Lonzie Barton that has now gone nationwide, but now that the case has turned into a homicide investigation, many people are wondering is the alert still needed.


Community rallies to support searchers

An overwhelming number of people have brought water, snacks and supplies to help investigators searching for missing toddler Lonzie Barton.


Ex-teacher jailed on molestation charges

News4Jax is learning more about a former Duval County teacher was was arrested last week on charges of molesting a third-grader in his classroom.


Serial criminal arrested after standoff

A standoff between police and a 59-year-old ex-convict with a gun in St. Augustine overnight ends with the man arrested on battery, kidnapping, firing into an occupied dwelling, child cruelty and weapons charges, along with violation of probation.


Coast Guard: Teen boaters search continues

Coast Guard and state officials visited the Florida home of one of two missing teenage boaters Wednesday, and a spokesman told news reporters the search for the boys is still "active and open."


Prosecutor: No homicide in O'Connell's death

An outside prosecutor tasked with investigating the death of a St. Johns County deputy's girlfriend says it doesn't appear to be a murder.



Source: 777 part consistent with missing plane

[Breaking news update, posted at 6:00 p.m. ET]

Boeing's initial assessment of photographs suggests that apparent airplane debris is consistent in appearance with a Boeing 777's flaperon, which is a piece of the plane's wing, a source close to the inve...



Inspections of Planned Parenthoods ordered

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is ordering state health officials to inspect Planned Parenthood offices to ensure they are obeying the law when performing abortions.


How safe is your hospital?

We trust hospitals to help make us well. What we don’t expect is to get sick in a hospital.


Washing hands does save lives

What if we told you that your choice to either wash your hands or not could be the difference between life and death?  It sounds dramatic, but it's true. Your decision not to wash may not hurt you, but it could kill someone else.



Top 10 hot spots for car thieves

With July marking National Vehicle Theft Protection Month, take a look at the National Insurance Crime Bureau's annual list of the top hot spots for car thieves as ranked by auto theft rates per 100,000 residents. Click on to find out if your city is among the top 10.


Teen fights rare 'Childhood Alzheimer's'

A teenager is bravely fighting an extremely rare, fatal disease, often referred to as “Childhood Alzheimer’s.”

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New details in SWAT standoff with killer

A convicted murderer has been arrested after a SWAT standoff in St. Augustine.

Teacher arrested on molestation charges

A teacher at Thomas Jefferson Elementary has been arrested for fondling a student last March.

Warm But Dry Night In Jacksonville

But the tropics may be getting a little active as nearby as just east of St. Augustine!

Lonzie vigil tonight in Baker County

Lonzie Barton's family will hold a candlelight vigil tonight at a park in Baker County.

Special FBI team searching for Lonzie

Among the dozens of agencies helping in the search for missing toddler Lonzie Barton is a special FBI team.


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