JSO: Officer shoots, kills man on Westside

A man was shot and killed by a Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer on Monday night after the man fought with the officer during a traffic stop, according to police.

Officer fires shot at man with child in car

A family is asking for answers after they said a Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer fired shots at their loved one during a Southside traffic stop while his 6-year-old daughter was in the car.

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Ferguson braces for more unrest

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President Barack Obama announced that in the wake of the grand jury decision and subsequent riots in Ferguson, he and Eric Holder would launch a series of regional meetings to discuss race and the police."The pr...

Marissa Alexander agrees to plea deal

The woman at the center of a closely watched case on issues of self-defense, violence against women and minimum sentences for gun crimes agrees to plead guilty to three counts of aggravated assault. Under the agreement, she'll get out of jail in 65 days.

30 cars vandalized at apartment complex

About 30 cars were vandalized overnight Monday into Tuesday at a Southside apartment complex.

Operation Angry Bird yields 20 arrests so far

The Baker County Sheriff's Office announced a major drug bust Monday that has resulted in 20 arrests so far. Six men are still wanted in connection with the investigation.

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Shots fired, 29 arrested in Ferguson

The announcement of a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown was met with chaos Monday night.

Police name man killed resisting officer

The man police say wasshot and killed Monday night after resisting arrest during a traffic stop on 103rd Street is identified as 33-year-old Leonardo Little.

Prosecutor blasts media, gives evidence

All eyes and ears were on St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch when he announced there would be no indictment in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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FHP: 19-year-old hit while crossing US 1

The Florida Highway Patrol said a young man who was not wearing reflective gear and was not on a crosswalk was struck Monday night while crossing U.S. 1 at Shores Boulevard.

2 pastors develop, launch body cameras

Two local pastors announced an innovation Monday that they believe is the answer to preventing controversial cases like those involving Michael Brown, Jordan Davis and Marissa Alexander.

1 of 3 victims from FSU shooting paralyzed

A family member says a Florida State University student shot outside the campus library is paralyzed from the waist down.

Easy tire check that could save your life

A safety alert about the tires on your vehicle. Do you know how old your tires are? Do you know what year they were made? Most people don't, even though it's easy to tell.

Expect storms, rains, cooler temps

The Weather Authority team has declared Tuesday an Alert Day for inconvenient, maybe disruptive weather as rains may become heavy and delay or cancel activities around the area.

Autopsy: Man shot wife, then self

A 57-year-old St. Johns County man shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself, according to preliminary findings from the District Medical Examiner.

FHP: 3 hurt after truck runs red light

Three people were suffered serious injuries in a crash on the Westside on Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Woman, 31, charged in March killing

A 31-year-old Jacksonville woman was arrested and charged with murder in the March 17 shooting death of a 38-year-old man.


Baby found in storm drain days after birth

The bicyclists were on a morning ride Sunday when they heard a shocking sound coming from somewhere below them: a baby crying.

They lifted a slab off a storm drain beside the bike trail and discovered a newborn boy, police in Blacktown, Australia, sai...

Jacksonville "Hole in the Wall" Restaurants, Part 8

Six Jax "Hole in the Wall" restaurants to check out. 

Garage fire damages Westside home

The State Fire Marshal is working to determine the cause of a fire that engulfed a home on the Westside early Tuesday morning.

Man sentenced to life in deputy's murder

The first person convicted in the 2012 death of a Clay County detective during the raid of a Middleburg meth lab two years ago is sentenced to two life terms in prison.

Bicyclist found in Westside ditch dies

A bicyclist was found in a ditch on the Westside on Monday afternoon has died, according to Jacksonville police.

Train hits semi, closes Chaffee at Beaver

Chaffee Road at West Beaver Street on the Westside is shut down because of a crash involving a train and a tractor-trailer Tuesday afternoon.

Mom of fallen officer adopts grandchildren

A Lake City family saddened by tragedy a little more than a year ago is now celebrating a happy occasion.

Gainesville cashier accused of stealing $12,000

A cashier is accused of stealing some $12,000 from the Gainesville Wal-Mart where she worked.

Major changes proposed to pension plan

Some City Council members are proposing some major changes to the mayor's proposed pension plan.

Police: Student led high school prostitution ring in Florida

A 17-year-old recruited fellow high school students for a prostitution ring and coordinated deals on social media, charging $50 to $100 in cash and alcohol, police in Florida said.

Man dragged by vehicle during dispute

A man was dragged by a vehicle during a dispute Monday morning in Palatka, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

Deputy killed in ambush identified

The a 53-year-old man who police say set his home outside Tallahassee on fire Saturday so he could kill first responders fatally shot Leon County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Smith, 47, and wounded another deputy before he was killed in a gun battle outside his home.

2 women sought in eyeglasses theft

Deputies in Nassau County are trying to identify two women sought in connection with the theft of eyeglasses.

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