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Christopher Hoffman on trial

Beating death trial expected to go to jury

Defense lawyers for Christopher Hoffman, who is accused of fatally punching a teen who died during a fight at a bonfire, called one last witness Thursday morning, and closing arguments have begun.

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Fire lieutenant files sex harassment suit

A lieutenant with Jacksonville Fire-Rescue has sued the department and the city, claiming she was exposed to sexually inappropriate materials and behavior, and when she complained about it, she was targeted for retaliation and discipline.

Caleb Ruh

Flagler Co. man guilty in 'sexsomnia' case

A Flagler man was found guilty Wednesday of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child.

Joshua Delong

Cops: Bar patrons beat man accused of leaving kids in car

Bar patrons in Ocala allegedly dragged a man out of the establishment and beat him after learning that he left his kids alone for hours in a car, police say.

Maria Godinez

Orlando cop fired 9 shots in club shooting

The Orlando police officer who accidentally shot and killed a woman at a downtown Orlando club fired his gun nine times while responding to a report of a gunman.


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378 'pay it forward' at Florida Starbucks

A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.


Heat advisory: Temps to reach upper 90s

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for parts of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia this afternoon.

Temperatures | Beat the heat |

Kimberly Brody

2nd-grade teacher pleads guilty to sex with teen

A second-grade teacher at W.E. Cherry Elementary School in Orange Park who police interrupted while she was having sex with a teenage boy in a parked car on the Westside has pleaded guilty.

Fire victims makeshift memorial

Kids playing with lighter caused fire that killed 4

A fire that killed a 53-year-old woman and her three grandchildren in June was caused by children playing with a lighter in the front bedroom of the house, according to the State Fire Marshal's Office.


JSO to hold public auction today

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is holding a public auction including vehicles, furniture and jewelry this morning at EverBank Field


Paxon home destroyed in fire

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department is investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in Paxon, early Thursday morning.


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