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2 men hurt in shooting on Westside

One man is in critical condition and another man is in stable condition after a shooting Friday night on the Westside.

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Sex offender could face confinement

A local registered sex offender may be the first to be held under new laws enacted by the Legislature in response to the murder of 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle.

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Help sought in finding missing man

A Jacksonville family is asking for the community's help to bring their loved one back home. Family members said 28-year-old Douglas Swanson was last seen leaving a Christmas party.

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Man hospitalized in drive-by shooting

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a drive-by shooting that happened Friday night in Arlington.

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SC won't stop gay marriages in Florida

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida, the latest of about three dozen states allowing same-sex weddings.

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Man killed crossing road in Arlington

A man was hit and killed in Arlington late Thursday night.  Witnesses stated he was looking down at his phone while crossing the street, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

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Dispatcher praised for FSU shooting response

Saturday will mark one month since a gunman opened fire in Florida State’s library. The officers who killed that gunman were cleared and celebrated by a grand jury this week, but the woman taking panicked phone calls is also being called a hero.

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Missing woman possibly with sex offender

The family of a 57-year old St. Johns County woman reported her missing to the Sheriff’s Office Thursday afternoon. She was last known residing with a registered sex offender, who is also missing and wanted for removing his court-ordered ankle…

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Donald Smith trial postponed indefinitely

The trial for Donald Smith -- the man charged with the kidnap, rape and murder of 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle -- has been postponed indefinitely.

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Bill would clear way for recordings in sex-abuse cases

Moving quickly after the Florida Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter, a state lawmaker Friday filed a bill that would allow secretly recorded conversations to be used as evidence in such cases.

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Man pulls neighbor from burning home

A neighbor who pulled a man from a deadly house fire Thursday night says he wishes he could have done more. One man was killed in that fire, which firefighters consider suspicious, at 841 Oakley Street on Jacksonville's Eastside.

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