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Fatal motorcycle accident on the Westside

Motorcyclist losses control and crashes into a wooded area.

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Search back to where Lonzie disappeared

Officers are retracing their steps around the Southside apartment complex where 21-month-old Lonzie Barton disappeared 10 days ago as the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office builds a criminal case against the 32-year-old man who was watching the toddler…

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Girl, 10, found safe after disappearing

Girl who police say is a habitual runaway found early Saturday morning.

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Pedestrian hit, critically injured on SR 16

The Florida Highway patrol is investigating after a 22-year-old man was hit by a car on State Road 16 between Interstate 95 and St. Augustine early Sunday morning.

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Health department promoting breastfeeding

This August, the Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County is celebrating National Breastfeeding Awareness Month to promote breastfeeding as a vital, health activity, and to encourage breastfeeding friendly locations in the community.

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Wounded vets help restore coral in Keys

Members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge, an organization founded in 2010 to improve the lives of wounded and injured veterans through extreme outdoor activities, helped young divers from SCUBAnauts International restore a coral reef.

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JSO: 3-year-old boy drowns in pool

Jacksonville police says it appears the drowning of a 3-year-old boy in an above-ground pool in East Arlington Saturday night appears to be a tragic accident, but they are investigating how it happened.

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Rally supports Confederate battle flag

A rally to support the Confederate battle flag was held Saturday afternoon outside the Regency Square Mall.

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Sinkhole swallows car at complex

No one was injured when a sinkhole swallowed a car at an apartment complex in Fernandina Beach.

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Southside revisited in scaled back search

After 270 law enforcement and search personnel searched Friday for 21-month-old Lonzie Barton, police say much of the area they wanted to search is complete and the size and scope of the search is being scaled back. 

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Face of search keeps focus on Lonzie

Chief Tom Hackney, with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, who has become the face of the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of toddler Lonzie Barton, has often gotten personal in his daily updates on the case.

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Weather News

  • Today's Forecast

     A stalled surface boundary draped across our area will be the catalyst point for numerous showers and a few thunderstorms from the big bend area stretching down to the Tampa Bay area. These showers will move, very slowly, Northwestward across our area. Slow moving showers may produce isolated areas of 3-5" of rain along I-75. Average rainfall totals area-wide will be closer to .10"-.25". 

  • Almost August, when tropics wake up
  • July 25-26th weekend forecast

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