Mom of girl killed in crash speaks

The mother of the 4-year-old girl who was killed after a car crashed into a Winter Park day care center fought back tears as she says, "I have no idea how any of us are just going to wake up in the morning and go on with our lives."

Possible tornado touches down in Southside

All tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings have ended for Florida, but two rounds of storms Saturday downed trees, knocked out power and halted the music at the Welcome to Rockville concert.

Skimmers found at 3 local gas stations

Three Jacksonville-area gas stations are among more than 80 found to have “skimmers” in a statewide sweep by the Florida Department of Agriculture. A local expert offers advice to avoid skimmers at the pump and elsewhere.

Gang violence leaves 3 dead police say

Gang retaliation is to blame for two shootings this week that left three people dead and three others wounded, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Friday.

3 hurt in NW Jacksonville shooting

Officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office say three men were hurt in a shooting early Saturday morning on West 17th Street.

Mother reacts to daughter's shooting death

Police have identified the two women killed in a drive-by shooting at a street corner in Northwest Jacksonville Thursday night as Shelmika Felton and Shareka Edwards.

Crashes, flooding snarl traffic Saturday

Interstate 10 at McDuff Avenue was blocked by a tractor-trailer crash; flooding blocked I-95 southbound at the Fuller Warren Bridge, and wrecks or obstruction on the Mathews Bridge, Cassat Avenue and San Jose Boulevard snarled traffic Saturday afternoon and into the evening.

Violent crash leaves man fighting for life

Two people injured in a crash on County Road 218 at Henly Road are being flown to UF Health Jacksonville by air ambulance, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

UF suspends frat over disrespect of vets

The University of Florida has suspended the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity after members were accused of disrespected wounded war veterans on Panama City Beach by spitting, urinating and pouring beer on them.

NE Florida housing market heats up

Realtors say it's a seller's market in Northeast Florida, where homes are selling fast and prices are rising. 

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Death toll climbs after Nepal quake

Rescue crews and residents in Nepal early Sunday began the desperate search for survivors after a magnitude-7.8 quake near the capital of Kathmandu a day earlier flattened homes, buildings and temples, causing widespread damage across the region and ...

Mitt Romney addresses JU graduates

A large crowd of students gathered at Jacksonville University Saturday morning to hear Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney deliver the commencement address to nearly 900 graduates.

All lanes of Riverside Ave. reopen

A crash with injuries closed all lanes of Riverside Avenue at Kings Street for about an hour early Saturday morning.

Sheriff candidates speak after violent week

After two deadly shootings in two days that left three people dead and left three more in the hospital, the community and local leaders are very upset, including the two candidates running to be Jacksonville’s next sheriff.

Frat accused of attacking vets on spring break

The University of Florida is responding to reports that members of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity blatantly and repeatedly disrespected veterans at a retreat in Panama City Beach during spring break.

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Bethune dress heads to Smithsonian

An iconic black dress that once belonged to Civil Rights leader and school founder Mary McLeod Bethune is changing hands in the near future -- moving to a more prominent location at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opening in 2016.

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Jury finds 3 guilty in FAMU hazing death

Three years after a Florida A&M University drum major died after being hazed, the last defendants facing charges in his death were convicted of manslaughter and felony hazing.

Career, health, safety expo held

Hundreds of young men came together Friday to talk about changing the culture of crime, violence and death, but Saturday was all about the ladies.

Pastors want curfew to limit gang violence

After two shootings in two days that police say are gang-related left three people dead, more than 40 local pastors are asking city leaders to impose a state of emergency in areas of town that are prone to gang violence.

One dead, one hurt after shooting

Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one person dead and sent another to the hospital. Police say this happened at a party.

Save Our Sons tries to stamp out violence

After a violent week of shootings in Jacksonville, hundreds of young men are coming together as part of the Save Our Sons summit in hopes of changing the culture of violence in the city.

Police search for missing Putnam County man

A Putnam County man who is reportedly suffering from of a loss of his mental abilities has gone missing in St. Johns County and sheriff’s deputies are asking for help finding him.


Jenner: 'Yes, for all intents and purposes, I'm a woman'

Bruce Jenner, who has spent his entire adult life in the public spotlight, has secretly spent his entire life as a woman. Now the secret is out after he confirmed in a TV interview he is a transgender woman.

Sam Kouvaris: Jaguars cagy on draft picks

While they won't say it, indications are that the Jaguars have their eyes on Leonard Williams, Southern Cal defensive lineman, as their first pick when the 2015 NFL draft begins Thursday evening.


Freddie Gray death: 12 protesters arrested

Protesters angry over the death of Freddie Gray got into physical altercations with police Saturday night in downtown Baltimore near the city's famed baseball stadium.

Gas leak fixed near St. Augustine Airport

A gas leak near the St. Augustine Airport temporarily shut down U.S. 1 Friday evening.

Events bring entertainment, traffic to Jax

Jacksonville will be busy this weekend with at least 10 events taking place in and around the downtown area, including the Welcome to Rockville music festival.

Dozens help clean up Jacksonville Beach

Jacksonville Beach's Seawalk Pavilion is all cleaned up, thanks to volunteers who joined noted artist and conservationist Guy Harvey.

Severe storms in Georgia end by midnight

A final line of severe thunderstorms pushed through southeastern Georgia Saturdy night, with smaller showers trailing all the way south to I-10. All of these showers and thunderstorms are pushing off to the east at 55 mph and should be offshore by midnight, making for a quieter and dryer overnight.


Liberland: Can newest micronation succeed?

It would have made Thomas Jefferson proud. Established on the birthday of the American founding father, Liberland -- the world's newest micronation -- is founded on a firm belief in liberty and non-interference.

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