Deputy killed in ambush identified

The a 53-year-old man who police say set his home outside Tallahassee on fire Saturday so he could kill first responders fatally shot Leon County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Smith, 47, and wounded another deputy before he was killed in a gun battle outside his home.

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.

Police: Body found in downtown dirt lot

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

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.


Baby found in storm drain days after birth

The bicyclists were on a morning ride Sunday when they heard a shocking sound coming from somewhere below them: a baby crying.

They lifted a slab off a storm drain beside the bike trail and discovered a newborn boy, police in Blacktown, Australia, sai...

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.

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.

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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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.

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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.

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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 receives 5 life terms for sex abuse

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

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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...

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.

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.

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Sam Kouvaris: Jaguars sputter against Colts

Sam Kouvaris: If at this point in the Jaguars 1-10 season it’s about the players taking ownership, they can have this one.

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Jaguars sink to new low vs. Colts

Coach Gus Bradley watched Jacksonville's defense go punch-for-punch with the NFL's best offense Sunday.

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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, 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.

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.

Officers shoot Eustis hit-and-run suspect

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said it is investigating a shooting of a woman who was suspected in a hit-and-run crash by Lake County deputies and Eustis police.

USS Roosevelt sailors return

Sailor on the USS Roosevelt are back home after a nine-month deployment -- just in time to spend Christmas and Thanksgiving with friends and family.

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.

DCF unaware of investigator's past

The Florida Department of Children and Families says it didn't know one of its investigators left his previous state job amid allegations related to bribery and strip clubs.


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 ...

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.

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Why no word from Ferguson grand jury?

The signs pointed to the grand jury drawing near a decision as to whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged with a crime for fatally shooting Michael Brown.

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.

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Obama on 2016: Americans want 'new car smell'

After taking responsibility for his party's sweeping defeat in the midterm elections, President Barack Obama now says that he is aware that his brand has lost some of its luster.

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