Teacher accused of having sex with student

A 26-year old St. Augustine High School teacher was arrested late Wednesday afternoon after being accused of having sex with a student.

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Castillo de San Marcos evacuated, searched

The Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine was evacuated midday Wednesday after reports of people acting suspiciously with a backpack.

Grand Dragon: KKK stepping up recruitment

Fliers for the Ku Klux Klan that were thrown onto properties around Jacksonville last week are just the beginning of a major recruitment drive, according to a KKK leader.

Bradford County charges 51 in drug ring

A months-long investigation ended Tuesday with 51 arrests in Bradford County in connection to smuggling prescription pills and cellphones into state prisons.

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Teacher accused of having sex with student pregnant, friends say

A St. Johns County teacher who was arrested late Wednesday afternoon after being accused of having sex with a student is married and is expecting her first child, according to her old classmates and friends.

Deputies: Driver who fled fiery crash found

Deputies from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office say they believe a driver who crashed a truck into a fence outside the Shelton Veterinary Clinic on Wednesday morning was trying to harm himself.

El Faro sister ship adrift off coast of Canada

A ship owned by the same shipping company as the El Faro is adrift off the coast of Canada.

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Community calls for crosswalk after tragedy

The family and friends of a 12-year-old boy who died after being hit by a car in Middleburg want a crosswalk to be installed in the area to prevent future tragedies.


Black Friday may be a thing of the past

Many shoppers around the country are starting to wonder if oversaturation is killing the famous yearly Black Friday sales event, with people lining up around the block in for a low price on a new TV or camera.

Arrest made in string of Lakewood break-ins

Lakewood residents plagued by a string of daytime burglaries have some relief after police made an arrest in connection with most of the break-ins.

Families touched by crime face holiday

Some families affected by violent crimes across Jacksonville this year are preparing to face Thanksgiving with an empty chair around the table. One of those families is that of 20-year-old Daniel Rowe.

Man killed in crash on JTB

The Florida Highway Patrol is working to notify the family of a Miami man killed in a crash on JTB this morning.

3 arrested on drug charges in St. Augustine

Three people from North Carolina were arrested on drug charges after causing a disturbance in St. Augustine.

Boy in need searches for missing back brace

A Westside boy may have to have surgery unless a back brace is found that was either lost or taken while he was at school. The young boy needs the brace and his family said it’s too expensive for the family to replace.

Police chase robbery suspect into St. Johns Co.

A police chase that began in Daytona Beach has ended in St. Johns County.

FBI warns about 4 holiday scams

The FBI is warning people that criminals are gearing up for the holiday season with aggressive and creative scams to steal your money and personal information.


Florida enjoys decade without hurricane

The Atlantic hurricane season is coming to a close for the 10th consecutive year without Florida taking a direct hit.

Local woman trying to get Syrian husband back home

A Westside woman says she’s spent a decade trying to get her husband, who’s a Syrian refugee and was sent back to Syria in 2006, back home to her in the United States.

Woman arrested in assisted living theft case

A woman suspected of dressing as an employee at assisted living facilities to steal jewelry from residents was arrested Wednesday.

Fight over teachers salaries hits Clay County

The fight over teacher salaries and how to pay for operating costs in Clay County schools has both sides of the issue looking for a way to keep everyone happy without breaking the bank. 

Local rehab center hit 3 times by cars

Cars coming off Interstate 10 and Stockton Street have crashed into the Gateway Rehab facility on Stockton Street three times in 18 months. The staff at the rehab center want the city to step in to prevent future crashes.

Finding the best deals on Thanksgiving

 The holiday shopping season kicks off tomorrow. Many stores are now open on Thanksgiving to get customers to hand over their cold, hard cash.

Expert: Now is time to sell your home

September's home price increases mark the 43rd consecutive month of year-over-year gains.

Deputies: Woman punches, kicks paramedic

Putnam County deputies arrested a woman after they say she punched and kicked a paramedic who was helping her after a traffic crash.

Travel tips for a safe Thanksgiving

Some people are still mapping out their last-minute Thanksgiving weekend travels on the road and in the air and that's why AAA and the Department of Homeland Security has issued several travel notices.

Pete's Bar celebrates Thanksgiving

Again this year, thousands of people packed the streets of Neptune Beach for the traditional early morning celebration at Pete's Bar.

Man shot multiple times in Woodstock

A 30-year-old man is at UF Health recovering from an overnight shooting at 9th and Prospect Street.

Tiger cub born at Jacksonville Zoo

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens welcomed a critically endangered Sumatran tiger cub just six days before Thanksgiving.

Deputies: Man threw eggs, potatoes at them

A Palm Coast man faces felony charges after deputies said he threw raw eggs and potatoes at them as they were investigating a suspicious incident Tuesday night.

Callahan BP robbed by hooded bandit

The Nassau County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help to find a gas station robber.

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