SJC sergeant held in child custody case

A St. Johns County Sheriff's Office sergeant arrested Tuesday night in Nassau County on a charge of interference with child custody of a minor made her first appearance in court Wednesday morning.

44 accused of not sending kids to school

The State Attorney's Office, along with the help of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, said it's serving warrants on 44 parents who have repeatedly failed to send their children to elementary school.

IMAGES: Mug shots of parents arrested

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Beach Blvd.

A 46-year-old Jacksonville man was killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday night on the Southside.

Reports detail 29 gun-at-school incidents

News4Jax has obtained reports for 29 incidents in Duval County involving guns at schools in the last two years.

Dates/details of incidents: | IMAGES: Arrests |  

Cops: Woman shoots man at Gateway Mall

A woman shot a man at the Gateway Mall on the Northside during a dispute Wednesday afternoon, then sped off, according to Jacksonville police.

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St. Louis Encephalitis case confirmed in Jax

A human case of St. Louis Encephalitis has been confirmed in Duval County, and there is a heightened concern additional residents will become ill, according to the Florida Department of Health in Duval County.

SJC sergeant jailed in custody case

A St. Johns County Sheriff's Office sergeant was arrested late Tuesday night and booked into the Nassau County jail in connection with a child custody case.

Man, 23, convicted of attempted murder

A 23-year-old Jacksonville man was convicted Tuesday evening on charges of second-degree attempted murder, attempted armed robbery and armed burglary.

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Family: 19-year-old 'had no regrets'

Family, friends and teammates remembered the life of a 19-year-old man Tuesday who died while playing a pick-up game of soccer at a Jacksonville park.

Photo shows Adventure Landing groper

Jacksonville Beach police have released a surveillance photo of a man sought for groping kids at Adventure Landing during a church lock-in early Saturday morning.

DCF removes boy who was missing, found

An 11-year-old boy who was reported missing from his home Friday night in Green Cove Springs and was found safe the next morning has been removed from his home by the Department of Children and Families.

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Canada PM: Soldier slain 'in cold blood'

First a soldier guarding a hallowed war memorial was gunned down in Canada's capital. Then shots erupted in the halls of the country's Parliament minutes later.

Dad arrested for truancy shares story

Forty-four Duval County parents are facing misdemeanor charges because their children missed too many days of school. One of those parents told News4Jax why his son missed so many days of school.

Man gets life plus 190 years after murders

A 23-year-old Jacksonville man was sentenced Tuesday afternoon to mandatory life in prison for one count of first-degree murder.

UF police release lengthy reports on QB

News4Jax has obtained the police reports on the investigation into Florida quarterback Treon Harris, who was briefly accused of sexual battery but never charged with a crime.

DOCUMENTS: Offense report | Interview report | Call history |

Drivers can learn about I-295 toll project

The Florida Department of Transportation will hold an open house Thursday to discuss drivers' concerns with the upcoming toll road project on Interstate 295 between Interstate 95 and the Buckman Bridge.

Should Florida be split into 2 states?

City commissioners in South Miami want to break up the state into two separate Floridas. Their proposal isn't as crazy as it sounds because it centers around the highly debated issue of climate change.

Police: Woman sets boyfriend on fire

Police say a Clearwater woman set her boyfriend on fire during an argument after a night of drinking.

Latest poll finds Scott, Crist deadlocked

The morning after the final gubernatorial debate, the fierce race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist is a dead heat, according to a poll released Wednesday.

He said, he said: Debate fact check

The third and final debate between Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger and former Gov. Charlie Crist was dominated by attacks on either other's ethics and their actions during their terms in office. But which of these accusations is true?

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Crist-Scott debate: No fan, plenty of heat

The final debate between Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist got off to a breezy start -- this time with without a fan under Crist's podium and no protest from Scott.

Police: Man headed to work shot, killed

Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 62-year-old man early Tuesday morning near Moncrief Road and West 35th Street.

Jacksonville citizens fed up with shootings

Three shootings have hit Northwest Jacksonville over the past 72 hours, one of which left a man dead on a sidewalk.

FHP: Driver killed in head-on crash in Putnam

One driver was killed Tuesday afternoon in a head-on collision on State Road 19 in Putnam County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Duval County cracks down on truancy

Eighteen parents have been arrested and there are warrants out for 26 more in Duval County, because the parents failed repeatedly to send their elementary-aged children to school, according to the State Attorney's Office.

IMAGES: Mug shots of parents arrested |

Dunn moved to Department of Corrections

Michael Dunn is sentenced to life in prison without parole for murdering 17-year-old Jordan Davis, plus four additional terms for shooting into an SUV occupied by three other teenagers.

INSIDE: Dunn apology | The sentence | Davis' react

Creepy clowns pop up in Jacksonville

It's a creepy craze in California: Mysterious clowns are popping up across the state and terrorizing people in the towns. The odd behavior has now made its way to Jacksonville.

JSO: 2 men injured in drive-by shooting

Two men suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a drive-by shooting Wednesday night in Northwest Jacksonville, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

New Jacksonville pension plan proposed

City Council members met again Wednesday trying to hammer out a plan to tackle Jacksonville's $1.7 billion pension deficit.

Seismic airgun testing may hit Florida soon

Seismic airgun testing on Florida's east coast is one step closer to becoming a reality.

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