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Marissa Alexander released to house arrest

Marissa Alexander, a woman whose case helped bring national attention to Florida's stand your ground and minimum sentencing laws, was allowed to leave jail late Tuesday afternoon to spend the rest of her sentence on house arrest.


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Polls to open for Special Election

Two Republicans hope voters will turn out and elect them as the new senator for District 6. The winner will replace John Thrasher.

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Deputies: Man tries to lure child into car

The Nassau County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who tried to lure a child into his vehicle on Saturday.

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Local couple begins walk to California

A newlywed couple has begun their long journey walking across the United States from St. Augustine to California.

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JSO correctional officer killed in crash

The motorcyclist critically injured in a crash with a van on State Road 13 in Switzerland early Tuesday afternoon has died. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Roger Highcove Jr., who was a JSO correction officer and son of a…

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Travis Hutson wins Senate GOP primary

One state lawmaker who left his House seat to run for the Senate seat left open when John Thrasher became president of FSU, defeating a second lawmaker who resigned to run for Senate in a Republican primary. GOP primaries for those two House seats…

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Semi crash causes traffic nightmare

A section of Interstate 95 in St. Augustine was shut down for several hours after three big rigs were involved in a crash Tuesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Man executed for killing fellow inmate

A man convicted in the killing of a fellow inmate was executed Tuesday evening in Georgia despite claims by his lawyers that he was intellectually disabled.

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Suspect charged with killing Georgia couple

Authorities have positively identified two bodies as those of a Georgia couple who disappeared after driving three hours away to buy a classic auto, and the suspect already in custody has been charged with murder and armed robbery.

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Search for missing kayaker ends

The Coast Guard on Tuesday ended its search for a University of North Florida student believed to have gone kayaking Saturday near the Jacksonville Beach pier.

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Clay County plans to regulate adult stores

The Clay County Commission met Tuesday to get its first look at two ordinances that would legally allow adult entertainment establishments -- with restrictions.

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