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Francis 'Frank' Charles

Deputies: Former mayor shot 27-year-old

Deputies are investigating after Francis "Frank" Charles, the former five-term mayor of St. Augustine Beach, shot a 27-year-old man during a dispute at a home early Friday morning, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

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Police enforcing DUI patrols across Florida

Law enforcement agencies across Florida are working to stop people from driving under the influence with a “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” push from now through Labor Day.

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School Classroom

Candidate targeted by political group?

More political issues are popping up in the race for Clay County School Board. A candidate is now questioning whether she's been targeted by a partisan political group.

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Memorial drawing many seeking answers

Channel 4's Kumasi Aaron is in Ferguson, Missouri, along with Ron Davis, whose son Jordan was shot and killed in Jacksonville in 2012. Calm is finally prevailing but the controversy in Ferguson continues.

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Firefighters battle blaze, heat on Westside

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department puts out a house fire on Wells Road on Friday near the Cecil Commerce Center.

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Rev. John Guns, founder of Save Our Sons

Group plans forum to ease race tensions

A prominent anti-crime group announced plans Friday to prevent something like the riots in Ferguson, Missouri, from happening in Jacksonville.

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Teen hit by SUV near Oakleaf High

A 14-year-old girl is in the hospital after, deputies say, she was hit by an SUV while walking to Oakleaf High School this morning.

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Hot car arrest, sun, heat

Jacksonville issues air quality advisory

The city of Jacksonville has issued an air quality advisory for today because of elevated levels of ozone.

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City Council

Council members take aim at Mayor's Office

City Council members took shots at the mayor Friday, saying his plan will put the city in major debt. Council members met to talk about major city projects, but it went nowhere.

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'Chemical cloud' smell fills school halls

What was initially reported as "chemical cloud" of an unknown substance floated through Brunswick on Friday, and a not-so-pleasant smell filled the halls of three schools, according to a Glynn County School District spokesman.

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Congressional District 5

Judge approves new map for Congress

A Florida Judge is giving his approval to a new congressional map that was redrawn by state legislators that modifies 7 of Florida's 27 congressional districts, including those held by Corrine Brown and Ted Yoho.

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