Mom's Facebook post gets child expelled

A local mother is outraged after her 4-year-old son was expelled from the private Christian preschool he attended because of something she posted on her personal Facebook page.

Ferguson protests

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Ferguson police hit with $40 million lawsuit

In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive force" and treating U.S. citizens "as if they were war combatants."

A complaint filed Thursday alleges that police offi...

JSO: Fatal wreck on Lem Turner Road

A woman died and and two people were hurt when a car turned left in front of an SUV on Lem Turner Road on Friday night, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Kevin Wilcoxen

Lawyers seek accused shooter's release

A judge has denied defense attorneys' request for the release of a man from jail pending a new trial on accusations he shot a woman in the eye with a shotgun loaded with a pepper ball round.

Jay Fant

Jay Fant wins House primary by 2 votes

After machine and manual recounts Friday of nearly 12,000 ballots for a state House race, Jay Fant is declared winner of the Republican primary for state House District 15 by two votes. 

Map: Columbia County double fatal

2 killed in Columbia County crash

Two people were killed in a crash Friday morning in Columbia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Woman, 87, gets money back from scam

An elderly scam victim gets thousands of dollars back that she had lost because of a story on News4Jax.

Clay County narcotic arrests

35 arrested, 12 sought in drug roundup

Thirty-five people are facing charges in Clay County after a large, five-month-long drug investigation called Operation Summer Slam.

Waldo officer giving speeding ticket

Sheriff's Office leading Waldo Police Dept.

The state of Florida continues to investigate the Waldo Police Department, where the chief's own officers accused him of making them meet a ticket quota.

Expelled 4-year-old boy bounces back

Four-year-old Will Habat is your typical boy. So it's no surprise Will bounced back after being expelled from the only school he's ever attended.

City seal, money graphic

City Council going ahead with major cuts

The Jacksonville City Council is following through on its threat to make major budget cuts, as was discussed at a finance committee meeting Friday.

Mike Brewster on sidelines

Jaguars make 18 roster moves

It's cut week across the NFL, and the Jaguars made 18 roster moves on Friday. Among the cuts was veteran center Mike Brewster.

4 arrested in Putnam County meth bust

Four Palatka residents were arrested Friday in a Putnam County Sheriff's Office raid on a meth lab.

Tyriq Grant

Teen dies in crash following hit-and-run

A 15-year-old passenger in a car fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run crash Wednesday has died, according to Jacksonville police.

Cops: DUI crash caused water outage

Water was back on by late morning in a Jacksonville Beach neighborhood. Police said the two-vehicle accident that resulted in a water-line break was caused by someone driving under the influence.

Franklin Arms Apartments

Police try to identify Eastside shooter

Jacksonville police are trying to identify a man who robbed and shot a 23-year-old man Wednesday night at Franklin Arms Apartments on the Eastside.

911 caller in carjacked car

9-year-old calls 911 during carjacking

The 9-year-old who called 911 from inside a carjacked vehicle is speaking out about the incident.

Man in custody after motel SWAT standoff

A man was taken into custody by SWAT after he barricaded himself in a Westside hotel room, Thursday night.

Man shot on Northside; Shooter sought

A man was shot on the Northside Friday afternoon, and Jacksonville police said they're looking for the shooter.

Electrocution scene

1 dies, 1 hurt from high-voltage shock

One man died from electrocution and another was hospitalized in serious condition after being shocked by power lines Thursday morning, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

Changes to The Landing

Residents debate changing Jax Landing

The jury is out on plans to remake The Jacksonville Landing. Some feel it could be the big redevelopment start of revitalizing Downtown Jacksonville. Others think it could be a big mistake.

Red light camera

Grace period ends for 4 new red light cameras

The grace period for four new red light cameras in Jacksonville will end at 11:59 p.m. Saturday.

Shooting at Philips Highway motel

Man shot at hotel on Philips Highway

Police are investigating a shooting at a hotel in the Spring Park area.

Joan Rivers

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Daughter: Joan Rivers' condition 'serious'

Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday.

Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, issued a statement on Friday.

"My mother would...

FOP officers resigning after endorsement for sheriff

VP of FOP resigns over endorsement

News4Jax has learned that a vice president of the Fraternal Order of Police has resigned his post over how the FOP chose to endorse a candidate for Jacksonville sheriff.

Fire Station 52

Woman leaving fire station attacked

Police are investigating an attempted rape of a woman early Thursday morning outside Fire Station 52 at 6130 Collins Road.

Bobbey Jo Boucher

Pasco County Sheriff's Office

PD: Mom hung up on missing child call to strip

A Florida mother is accused of hanging up on a phone call with police about her missing daughter because she had to go on stage at a strip club.

Clay vs. Fleming Island game-winning kick

Clay clips Fleming Island with FG

A field goal as time expires gives visiting Clay a dramatic 25-22 victory over county rival Fleming Island on Friday.

Day care graphic

DCF warns of unlicensed day cares

The Department of Children and Families is warning people in Jacksonville about unlicensed day care facilities that are running ads on Craigslist.

Florida deputy fatally shoots suspect's dog

A Brevard County Sheriff's deputy fatally shot a dog after it bit his hand during a domestic violence call.

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