Fleming Island student killed crossing street

Family and friends of a 14-year-old Clay County student who died after being struck by a car while walking to her bus stop early Thursday morning gathered in the evening for a vigil.

Marissa Alexander released to house arrest

Marissa Alexander, a woman whose case helped bring national attention to Florida's stand your ground and minimum sentencing laws, was allowed to leave jail late Tuesday afternoon to spend the rest of her sentence on house arrest.


Dad: Missing kayaker 'brought joy to people'

One day after the Coast Guard called off its ocean search for kayaker Garth Sangree, who's been missing since Saturday night, his father spoke to News4Jax about the apparent loss of his son.

Principal's 'school is closed' song goes viral

A principal in Rhode Island put a new twist on the song "Let It Go" from the Disney movie “Frozen.”

Teen charged with setting 4 house fires

A 16-year-old who state authorities say set four house fires in the Panama Park neighborhood over the past week had a container of gasoline with him when he was arrested.

Alexander gives 1st interview since release

Marissa Alexander spoke exclusively to CNN’s Anderson Cooper on 'AC360,' where she expressed love for her children and told Cooper she did not regret declining her first plea deal. She said she is looking forward, is much stronger and has no regrets.

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IRS issues warning as tax season begins

With tax season arriving, people may be planning to hire someone to prepare their returns for you. The IRS urges you to be cautious when hiring a preparer.

Police investigate credit union robbery

The Duval Federal Credit Union at  500 S. McDuff Ave. was held up Thursday morning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Split-second decision: Shoot, don't shoot?

The Bradford County Sheriff's Office invited News4Jax to participate in exercises involving real-life scenarios that officers find themselves in all the time. The participants had to decide if their lives were in danger and if they should pull the trigger.

JSO: Pedestrian critically injured on Main St.

A woman was hit and critically injured Thursday in a crosswalk on Main Street in Downtown Jacksonville, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff asks for reservists back on streets

Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford is making a big request of local officers who pull double duty as weekend warriors.

Police: McDonald's employee pulls gun

An employee at a Lake City McDonalds was charged with aggravated assault after someone complained to the restaurant's manager he pointed a gun at a customer. Police also found the employee in violation of his probation. 

Oakleaf road closure affects students

Part of Plantation Oaks Boulevard in Clay County is closed until further notice, affecting how some students get to school.

JTA reroutes bus to avoid rock-throwing

As a result of several rocks being thrown at a city bus in the Kona Avenue area, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority has temporarily changed its Route 18 service.

JSO warns of rash of ATM robberies

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, in the last 30 days there have been seven ATM robberies around town. They're warning residents to be on guard and asking for help identifying the culprits.

Fundraiser for couple robbed having baby

The community came together Wednesday and held a fundraiser for Aaron and Janine Harris, whose Westside home was robbed earlier this month while the young couple was at the hospital bringing a new baby into the world.

Law could clean up Jacksonville blight

The Jacksonville City Council unanimously passed a new law Tuesday requiring the demolition of all vacant buildings that have had no power or water for the past two years.

Man arrested on child molestation charges

A 52-year-old Clay County man was arrested Tuesday on one count of lewd or lascivious molestation and one count of possession of child pornography, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Prosecutors: Alexander fired in anger

For the first time in the long and controversial case of Marissa Alexander, prosecutors are speaking about evidence that paints a much darker picture of the 34-year-old woman's actions.

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Ex-officer: 'I see a stranger’s face'

Ten years ago, the NFL's biggest stage came to the River City. But one former policeman doesn’t remember the big day because he spent it in a coma. Officer James Brunet wanted to share his story and message with others.

Mother of slain teen mentors youth

The mother of the 16-year-old who was shot and killed while waiting at a school bus stop is sharing what life has been like for the past month.

Inmate offers info for reduced sentence

Frustrated that he's not being taken seriously, a once-convicted killer awaiting a retrial writes again from a jail cell. Randall Deviney is offering information on a cold case in exchange for a reduced sentence.

Behind-the-scenes look at Navy training

News4Jax reporter Chris Parenteau got a behind-the-scenes look at the USS Theodore Roosevelt Aircraft Carrier as its sailors trained before deployment off the northeast Florida coast.

Officer hurt in crash on Roosevelt Blvd.

Police are on the scene of a wreck involving an unmarked police car Wednesday afternoon and four other vehicles that blocked all southbound lanes and one northbound lane of Roosevelt Boulevard during Wednesday afternoon's rush hour.

State Fire Marshal investigates house fire

The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a Westside fire, after it went up in flames for the second time in a week.

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Mystery solved: Man who shoveled Boston Marathon finish line ID'd

It's mystery that even had the Boston Police Department on the case.

FOP career fair raises questions for some

The Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police hosted a job fair Wednesday inviting agencies from around the state and country to entice local law enforcement officers into joining their departments.

Firefighters battle Westside house fire

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department spent Wednesday evening battling a house fire on the Westside.

Comcast changes customer name to profanity

A Washington state man discovered his name changed to "A**hole" on his monthly Comcast service bill.

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Aaron Hernandez trial resumes Friday

A marijuana blunt. DNA traces on a spent shell casing. A footprint at an industrial park.

These pieces of evidence as well as cellphone text messages and surveillance video will help build the state's case in the long-anticipated Massachusetts murder ...

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