12-year-old killed in Southside crash

A 12-year-old girl has died and five others are recovering after a three-car accident on the Southside.

6-year-old girl killed in apartment fire

A six-year-old girl is dead and four of her family members are in critical condition after their St. Nicholas apartment caught fire early Friday morning.

Woman loses leg in DUI crash

In 2012, more than 10,000 people died in alcohol-related crashes according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. One local woman shares her story after losing part of her leg in a crash involving a drunk driver.

JSO: Man arrested for killing girlfriend

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with killing his 22-year-old girlfriend in the backyard of his home on East 12th Street.

Woman found shot to death in backyard

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office received a call of a person shot around 8 p.m. in the 1200 block of East 12th Street.

Theater changes policy after disturbance

The disturbance at River City Marketplace one year ago included fighting and people jumping on cars. Thursday night, a movie theater representative said they have a contingency plan to make sure an incident like that doesn't happen again.

Stolen car ruins holiday for Starke man

A car was stolen in Starke then found in Jacksonville totaled with everything inside that was of value gone, including jewelry the victim holds very close to his heart.

Retailers battle fraudulent returns

According to the National Retail Federation, holiday return fraud is up from last year. An estimated $1.9 billion will be lost to return fraud, $3.8 million of that will be lost within the holiday season alone.

Teen dragged to death after argument

A 20-year-old man is charged with vehicular homicide following the dragging death of a teenager during an argument in Palmetto.

3-year-old hit by ATV, seriously injured

A 3-year-old was seriously injured after being hit by an ATV Thursday near Morris Lake Drive and County Road 21 in Putnam County. 

Police release 300 reports of FSU athletes

Tallahassee police say that while processing a public records request, they discovered a misstep in a sexual assault case involving a Florida State football player.

Arlington family left homeless after fire

An Arlington family is left homeless after a fire rips through their home while small children were inside. Fortunately everyone got out safe, but the damage was done.

Residents complain of raw sewage at apt.

A family living in the Willow Lake Apartments off Arlington Road is frustrated over raw sewage that is coming into the family's apartment.

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Vet performs free surgery on family's dog

The owners of a 4-year-old dachshund got an early Christmas gift after a South Florida veterinarian performed surgery on the dog for free.


2 JSO detectives to attend NYPD funeral

Officers from around the country are flying to New York City this weekend to pay their respects to a slain NYPD officer, and two local detectives will be showing their support on behalf of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. 

Firefighters cope after deadly apt. fire

Many of the firefighters who were at the scene of a deadly apartment fire Friday morning are trying to deal with the emotional and psychological trauma of what they saw.

New gym mat death interviews conducted

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office has been interviewing about two dozen current and former Lowndes High School students who were members of the school’s wrestling team around the time Kendrick Johnson was found dead in the school’s gym.

Texas man kills self after shooting couple

A man is dead and his wife is in critical condition following a Christmas morning shooting at their Ocala home.

Woman injured in suspicious apartment fire

A woman in her 40's is in critical condition at UF Health Gainesville after a suspicious apartment fire on the Westside. 

JFRD changes protocols after shooting

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department has changed some of its protocols after someone drove by and fired shots at a crew fueling up their truck.

Man dead after falling from ropes course

A 52-year-old Central Florida man died Christmas Eve after falling from the Sky Trail ropes course inside Artegon Marketplace, according to Orlando police.

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Former WWE star 'Diesel' and son arrested

Alcohol-fueled hostility ended with a famous professional wrestler pinning his son down at their Florida home early Christmas Eve, sheriff's deputies said.

Former ring star Kevin Nash, alias Diesel, and his teenage son Tristen were booked on battery a...

Deals, steals continue after Christmas

Christmas may be over but the holiday shopping season is still going strong. The day after Christmas deals begin Friday, and many of you will be hitting malls and department stores to not only buy new items but also return or exchange those presents that just didn't work out.

Soldier surprises family for Christmas

After spending half a year overseas, a local soldier and his family are getting the best Christmas gift of all.

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$2 gas is becoming more widespread

Missouri gas stations had a nice Christmas present for drivers.

On Thursday, the state became the first in five years to have a statewide average gas price below $2 a gallon.

And gas that cheap is getting easier and easier to find elsewhere as well, w...


Hackers behind gamers' offline misery?

Disrupted PlayStation and Xbox networks frustrated gamers much of Friday, one day after going down on one of the busiest gaming days of the year.

Neither Sony or Microsoft, which own PlayStation and Xbox, respectively, have had much to say about the ...

Fla. man arrested for impersonating officer

Sheriff's deputies have arrested a 23-year-old man on charges of impersonating a law enforcement officer.

Court: No Fla. divorce for same-sex couple

A Miami-based appeals court has ruled that a same-sex couple married in Iowa cannot get a divorce in Florida in a case that did not challenge the state's ban on gay marriage.

Fisherman finds body in retention pond

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says a fisherman on land saw what he described as a body in the water at a retention pond off Almeda and 10th streets.

Dustin Diamond arrested on weapons endangerment charge

Police arrested Dustin Diamond, better known as "Screech" in the 1980s sitcom, "Saved by the Bell," on Friday in Port Washington, Wisconsin.

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