Man ambushes deputy responding to call

A sheriff's deputy in Leon County was shot and killed while responding to a call. The suspect was shot and killed by another officer.

First Coast may see wild weather

For the second time in a week, northeast Florida and especially southeast Georgia may see severe weather, prompting News4Jax to declare Sunday a Weather Authority Alert Day.

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Couple dead in apparent murder-suicide

A St. Johns County married couple were found dead at their home in an apparent murder-suicide Friday morning, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Man killed in hit-and-run on I95

A driver was killed Saturday morning in a hit and run crash in St. Johns County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

More rain likely, thunderstorms possible

The strongest chance for severe weather today is to the west and north of Jacksonville, west of Interstate 75 and north into Southeast Georgia. Those storms are expected to roll through after 4 p.m.

Police: Body found in downtown dirt lot

Police say a man's body was found in a downtown Jacksonville parking lot Saturday afternoon.

Gunman sent 10 packages before shooting

The man identified as the gunman who wounded three people at a Florida State University library early Thursday morning mailed 10 packages before the shooting, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service says. A few of those were intercepted and turned over to the FBI.

FHP: Pedestrian hit, killed in Clay County

A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Saturday on Blanding Boulevard in Clay County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Man receives 5 life terms for sex abuse

A man was sentenced Wednesday to five life terms for sexually abusing two girls.

Florida lifts ban on game hunting silencers

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Friday agreed, with little comment, to issue an order that immediately removes a prohibition on the use of noise-suppressors, or silencers, with rifles and pistols.

Complex owner incensed by voucher threat

The leader of the Tennessee ministry that owns a Westside Jacksonville apartment complex plagued by crime fired back Friday at a Jacksonville city councilman who's threatened to submit a proposal that would take away low-income-housing vouchers from the Eureka Gardens apartments.

Parishioners lost millions in scam

One man preyed on the people he prayed with and they lost millions. We'll tell you how it happened.

Bicyclist killed in St. Augustine hit-and-run

St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly hit-and-run traffic accident involving a bicyclist in the area of Hilltop Road and Kings Estate Road. The victim was identified as Madison Jacob Meyer, 26, of St. Augustine.

AP photo by Mark Wallheiser

Attorneys: What if students had guns?

The shooting at Florida State University has given gun rights attorneys new ammunition in their fight to allow students to carry weapons on campus.

Man, 31, convicted of murdering 21-year-old

A 31-year-old Jacksonville man was convicted Thursday evening for the 2011 murder of a 21-year-old man.

2 injured in crash at Westside intersection

Two people were injured and taken to the hospital after a crash at Commonwealth and Melson avenues early Sunday morning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

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Aca-mazing! First look at 'Pitch Perfect 2'

The pitch is back and fans can't aca-believe it.

The trailer for musical comedy "Pitch Perfect 2" hit theaters and the Internet this week, promising more harmonizing from our favorite college a cappella group.

Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow...

Image from video shot by Randy Alvarez

Fire destroys home in Ponte Vedra Beach

A fire destroyed a home in Ponte Vedra Beach early Sunday morning, according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue.

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Father raising infant as mom in coma

Angel Noemi Quiles was born several weeks prematurely to a mother who was in an induced coma after being hit by a tow truck driver while crossing the street. The baby's father, Angel Quiles, was left with a big job: Caring for his newborn daughter and trying to help his wife recover as best she can.

1st packages sent by FSU shooter arrive

The first two of what's believed to be several packages mailed by the gunman who shot three people in the lobby of Florida State University's Strozier Library early Thursday morning were delivered on Friday.

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Program turns old F-16s into targets

Air Force Lt. Col. Matthew Garrison heads up the only squadron in the Air Force that takes retired planes from the bone yard and resurrects them as aerial targets used for weapons testing and training. It's a unique mission.

Man, 60, killed in hit-and-run on Westside

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding the driver who may have hit and killed a man Thursday night on San Juan Avenue. 


Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a Washington hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78.

FSU victims identified; campus healing

Tallahassee police have released the names of the three victims of Thursday morning's shootings inside the library at Florida State University, as the campus community attempts to regain a sense of normalcy.

Coldest November morn in US since 1976

Any thoughts that the winter of 2014-2015 wouldn't be as bone-chilling as last year's may have just been put on thin ice. And it's only November.

6 area teams advance in Florida playoffs

Six Jacksonville-area teams advanced to the third round of the playoffs with victories Friday night. Oakleaf, Ed White, Bishop Kenny and Bolles came out on top in all-area showdowns, First Coast won at home, and Trinity Christian secured a road win.


Family fights to save beloved dog

A Louisiana family is fighting to protect its beloved pit bull from a "vicious dogs" ordinance.

Joanna Armand started an online petition to protect pit bull Zeus from an uncertain fate. The petition, which asks the village of Moreauville to reverse a ...

No word on what caused gas station fire

Cleanup continues after an early-morning fire at an Arlington gas station.

Folkston bank robber sought by FBI

A man who robbed a Folkston bank Friday morning is being sought by the FBI.

Man badly burned in chicken house fire

A man was badly burned in a fire at a chicken house Friday afternoon in Nassau County, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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