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Christopher Hoffman on trial

Jury: Hoffman guilty of felony battery

After almost four hours of deliberations, the six-member jury came back with a verdict Thursday, finding Christopher Hoffman guilty of felony battery in the beating death of a 19-year-old last year.

EverBank Field experience

City to pay more for extra UF-UGA seats

City leaders learned Thursday the city will be paying $1.6 million a year to add more seats to EverBank Field for the annual Florida-Georgia game.

JFRD ambulance

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.


911 call: 'I am completely trapped'

The 911 call made by a woman who was in a car with her son and dog when two trees fell on it was released Thursday.

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.

Morrill family

Crash victim, father of 4, cared for others

Jeffrey Morrill remains on life support with severe brain damage after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash while riding his motorcycle Tuesday afternoon.

Children overheat on bus

District investigates after hot bus incident

The school district is investigating after a mother said two of her children had to go the hospital Wednesday with heat exhaustion after they were left on a hot school bus.

Mack Charles

Man found guilty in 2013 shooting death

Mack Charles, 21, was found guilty Thursday in the shooting death of 33-year-old Ferneze Delyric Jones.

Janelle Davis

Woman arrested in fatal beach hit-and-run

A 32-year-old woman wanted on charges of tampering with evidence and accessory after the fact in the fatal hit-and-run crash of a 25-year-old man on Third Street was booked into the Duval County jail Wednesday night and bonded out early Thursday…

Gay Marriage Wedding Rings

US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

A federal judge has declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.

Caleb Ruh

Flagler Co. man guilty in 'sexsomnia' case

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


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