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Holiday weekend ends on safer note

Amid fears of past violence on Memorial Day weekend, the Jacksonville Beach Police Department made sure to step up patrols for this year’s holiday weekend to keep revelers safe on Jacksonville Beach.

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Police cracking down on U.S. 17 drivers

Several police agencies throughout Clay County are now focusing on U.S. 17 to cut down on traffic violators after a week which saw numerous and sometimes deadly crashes.

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Father grieves for son lost in ocean

The search for 11-year-old Na'im Boykin, the boy swept out into the water on Little Talbot Island Saturday afternoon, was called off by Florida Fish and Wildlife officers late Sunday afternoon.

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Apartment could lose Section 8 due to safety

A Jacksonville city councilman is making a pitch to remove low-income housing vouchers from a Westside apartment complex if the owners don’t improve security.

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Multiple ocean rescues mark Memorial Day

As Memorial Day weekend came to a close and the unofficial start of summer kicked off, the dangers associated with the rough conditions that can sometimes occur while people are having fun in the ocean came into stark relief after 10 people were…

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Staying safe in a road-rage confrontation

With deadly road-rage incidents on the rise, some simple tips and tricks can keep drivers from becoming just another statistic. 

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48-year-old Lake City woman sought

Police are searching for a woman who was last seen Monday around 3:45 p.m. in the area of Southeast Castillo Terrace.

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Search for missing Jax boater in Miami

A man and woman are being questioned in Miami after the disappearance of a Jacksonville woman in the waters off the South Florida coast.

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Area events commemorate Memorial Day

From solemn events downtown Jacksonville's Veterans Wall and St. Augustine's National Cemetery to a parade on wreath layings, several observances will honor those who died serving out country.

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Summer fun while staying safe on the water

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer and the boating season, and along with all the people headed out on the water for some fun in the sun, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers will also be hitting the…

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City considers closing Avondale river access

A city councilman and some Avondale homeowners want the city to close an access point to the St. Johns River that they say causes nothing but problems. The point is off Little Van Wert Avenue and Richmond Street.

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