Recovery mission for boy missing in surf

The Coast Guard, Florida wildlife officials and Jacksonville police and fire-rescue personnel continue to search for an 11-year-old boy who disappeared in the waters off Little Talbot Island early Saturday afternoon.

Minor crash leads to violent dispute

Police say a minor crash led to a violent dispute and a person being shot multiple times.

From jail, mom agrees to son's circumcision

A Florida woman's years long battle with her child's father over the boy's circumcision ended Friday after she agreed to the procedure in exchange for her release from jail.

Funeral held for D'Angelo Stallworth

Family and friends gathered at a Westside church to say goodbye and demand answers.

2 shot at Arlington apartment complex

Two people were shot, one fatally, Saturday evening at an apartment complex in Arlington.

Details surface on bus shooting fugitive

A 16-year-old wanted in a school bus shooting on Jacksonville's Westside last week was arrested late last night during a traffic stop in Liberty County, Georgia. Authorities said he was treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound, then locked up in a juvenile facility in Georgia.

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Nudist resorts draw global tourism dollars

Renovation work is being done in advance of Caliente Resort and Spa's busiest time of year, when people from around the globe travel to Land O' Lakes -- one of the world's most popular hubs for nudists and naturists.

80-year-old woman earns 4th degree

It's the season for graduates, but there will be something extra special about one of the students waiting her turn to get her diploma in Jacksonville. Claudette Bryant, 80, is earning her fourth degree.

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Fishermen fight to fish near NASA

A plan to phase out commercial fishing from the remote waters of the Mosquito Lagoon could claw back a recent turnaround in the fortunes of George Sweetman and others who fish the northernmost section of the Indian River Lagoon, killing off their unique heritage.

Thieves steal baseball park bleachers

Thieves steal nearly $10,000 worth of aluminum bleachers from a local baseball park.  

Dentist gives up licence, victims want more

A Jacksonville pediatric dentist accused of abusing and mistreating patients has voluntarily relinquished his license, according to the Florida Department of Health.

Car hits pedestrian on Beach Boulevard

A man suffered life-threatening injuries when he walked into traffic on Beach Boulevard late Friday evening.

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'Beautiful Mind' mathematician, wife killed

John Forbes Nash Jr., the Princeton University mathematician whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife died in a car crash Saturday, according to New Jersey State Police.

Nash, 86, and Alicia Nash, 82, were riding in a taxi near Mo...

Lawyer: Children's dentist closes practice

After weeks of allegations and protests, it appears a Jacksonville pediatric dentist has permanently closed the doors to his practice.

Memorial service held for store clerk

Loved ones gathered Saturday afternoon to remember a store clerk who was shot and killed while at work.

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Flags placed in national cemetery

Volunteers place flags on the graves of 9,000 fallen military members in Jacksonville.

Driver faces DUI, pot possession, more

Gainesville police arrested a man arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence with property damage, leaving the scene of an accident and possession of cannabis and paraphernalia.

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California woman battling anorexia receives online help

Rachael Farrokh, 37, who suffers from a severe form of anorexia and weighs roughly 40 pounds, has raised more than $120,000 for her treatment with a GoFundMe page.

Pools open, marking beginning of summer

Marking the beginning of summer, the City of Jacksonville's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department's JaxParks swimming pools are open to visitors.

Staying safe from hidden cameras

After a local father uncovered evidence that his daughter was being videotaped when she changed clothes for her modeling job, the thoughts of safety and spying are on the minds of many across Jacksonville.

Police: Deputies shoot barricaded man

A St. Augustine man is still in the hospital Friday after being shot by a St. Johns County sheriff’s deputy.

2015 Jacksonville Jazz Festival kicks off

It's one of the largest free jazz festivals in the country, and it's happening downtown this Memorial Day weekend.

19-year-old killed in crash on I-295 ramp

The Florida Highway Patrol says Roelle Bongayan, 19, died in a crash late Thursday night on the ramp from Interstate 295 to J. Turner Butler Boulevard.

Military families targeted in scam

It seemed like a legitimate investment firm, but it wasn’t. Investors lost hundreds of thousands of dollars, and many of the victims were members of the military.


1 firefighter dies during flood rescue in Oklahoma

The bottom dropped out over northern Texas and Oklahoma overnight. Rainfall broke records and river banks, and killed a firefighter early Sunday, as emergency crews scrambled to pull residents from floodwaters.

With more rain falling, the torrents ha...

Emotional vigil held for slain store clerk

The mourning continues at a vigil in St. Augustine, where a gunman robbing a convenience store this week took the life of a clerk.

Mom takes dead son's place at graduation

The mother of a suburban Chicago teenager killed in a drunken-driving crash less than a week before his high school graduation took his place at the ceremony, wearing his cap and gown.


Protests, arrests follow Cleveland officer's acquittal

Cleveland police tried to give peaceful protesters the space to exercise their First Amendment rights following the Michael Brelo verdict, but some of them crossed the line several times, resulting in 71 arrests, city officials said Sunday.


Man sentenced to life as a teen released

A South Florida man sentenced to life in prison as a juvenile in the slaying of an ice cream vendor's wife has been freed after serving 44 years in prison.

Jax Beach police prepare for Memorial Day

Police and private security, paid for by local businesses, are stepping up security for Memorial Day weekend to make sure that everyone can enjoy their holiday safely. 

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