Man who hit, killed woman gets 60 days

The daughter of a woman hit and killed in May says she is reliving her mother's death after being inside the courtroom this week when a judge handed down a judgment of 60 days in jail to the man charged in the accident.

Man: I was kidnapped as 3-month-old

James "Andy" Smith was kidnapped in 1990 by a woman posing as a social worker when he was just 3 months old.

Teen accused of taking baby ordered held

The 17-year-old accused of taking her friend's 5-week-old baby to get a holiday photo and not coming back appeared before a Putnam County judge Wednesday and was ordered to be held for 21 days in detention.

JSO: Victim gets gun away from robber

A man says he was the victim of an attempted armed robbery on University Boulevard on Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Family: Tree fall victim leaves great legacy

The family of a man who fell to his death Tuesday while cutting down a tree limb says he leaves behind a great legacy.

Documentary calls for 'Kendrick's Law'

The parents of Kendrick Johnson, the 18-year-old high school student from Valdosta who was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat, unveil a new documentary Thursday.

Documents: Son witnessed dad kill mom

New documents obtained by News4Jax offer more insight into the disappearance of a Jacksonville woman who went missing 21 years ago and the allegations against her husband.

Christmas Lights dance to "Star Wars" Music

A creative homeowner choreographed 100,000 Christmas lights to the music of "Star Wars.

Mom: YMCA staffer duct taped son's mouth

A staff member at the Dye Clay Family YMCA in Orange Park is out of a job over allegations she duct taped a 6-year-old’s mouth shut.

Sexual predator indicted in woman's killing

A sexual predator charged with the murder of a Middleburg mother, along with charges of kidnapping and capital sexual battery, was indicted Wednesday.

Woman dies after driving off boat ramp

A 77-year-old woman died, Tuesday night, after driving off a boat ramp and into the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Coast.

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Semi-tractor lands on bio-diesel fuel tank

The St. Johns County Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle accident involving a semi-tractor Wednesday evening.

Man pleads guilty to killing parents, gets life

A 21-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to life in prison for shooting and killing his parents in 2012.

JEA gives big holiday bonuses to employees

JEA is handing out some big holiday bonuses to employees, its CEO.

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Cremated remains donated to Goodwill

Talk about a grave mistake. Workers at a Goodwill in Indiana find cremated remains among their donations.

Students taste-test new food options

Students in Duval County will start off the next school year with a brand new menu for breakfast and lunch. Nearly 1,500 students taste-tested the new options and filled out surveys on what they liked and didn't like.

Baby reunited with mom; Teen arrested

A 17-year-old girl will face a judge this afternoon after, police said, she attempted to kidnap a 5-week-old boy from Palatka.

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More theaters chains drop 'The Interview'

Four movie theater chains that represent most of the theaters in northeast Florida have now decided not to show Sony's "The Interview."

Man falls from tree in Mandarin, dies

A 68-year-old man fell to his death while cutting down a tree limb Tuesday afternoon, according to Jacksonville police.

Family aims to help man with rare disorder

The family of a 39-year-old Jacksonville man diagnosed with a rare blood mutation is hoping for a Christmas miracle. Doctors said that he will need a massive organ transplant procedure to survive.

Police: Ex-Zaxby's worker robbed current employee

Police in Lake City arrested a former Zaxby's employee who they said robbed a current employee at the restaurant Sunday.

Fire captain resigns over sex allegations

A north Florida fire rescue captain has resigned after an investigation revealed he had sex in a county-owned vehicle while on duty Thanksgiving Day.

Inside the mind of a sexual predator

It’s a story no parent can ignore: A convicted child sexual predator opens up to Channel 4's Jennifer Waugh with the goal of trying to save children from abuse.  The offender reveals how he got young girls to trust him and how it stayed secret for so long.

Lake City burglar's clothing leads to arrest

A man confessed to burglarizing an auto shop after he was spotted two weeks later wearing the same clothing he wore during the crime, according to the Lake City Police Department.

Teen gets 2 life terms in sex battery case

A 19-year-old man is sentenced to two consecutive life-in-prison terms for his conviction on two counts of sexual battery, according to the State Attorney's Office.

Expert: Lack of indictment not surprising

It's still unclear when a grand jury's findings will be made public following a lengthy investigation of public defender Matt Shirk, but a local legal expert said Wednesday that the lack of an indictment against him was not surprising.

Positive local reaction to U.S.-Cuba changes

President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday that the United States will re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba came as a welcome surprise to some in Jacksonville's Cuban community.

No indictment from grand jury for Shirk

A grand jury completed an investigation of alleged improprieties in the office of Public Defender Matt Shirk and returned no indictments. But the grand jury did return a presentment, a written report of its findings.

Cuban prisoner recounts ordeal years later

A local man who was held prisoner in Cuba for nearly a year more than 50 years ago sheds light on the release of another American held in Cuba for five years.

Man gets life in 2011 killing outside club

A 31-year-old Jacksonville man was sentenced this week to life in prison, with a 25-year minimum mandatory, for the second-degree murder of a 21-year-old man.

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