Faces of El Faro's crew

There were 33 people on board the container ship when it left the port of Jacksonville a week ago, headed for Puerto Rico. Each has a family, friends and a story.

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NTSB speaks about loss of El Faro

An NTSB team has begun investigating the loss of the cargo ship El Faro. The investigation will parallel the ongoing search for survivors by the Coast Guard, Navy and resources hired by the ship's owner.

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Police: Teen playing with gun kills girlfriend

A 17-year-old Jacksonville girl killed in a shooting in East Arlington Friday was shot by her boyfriend while the two were playing with a handgun, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

Dad turns in son, says he was making meth

A couple from Baker County are in Custody Monday after deputies said they were making methamphetamine with two young children and two elderly people in the house at the time.

Searchers find lots of debris, no survivors

Six days after a Jacksonville-based container ship is believed to have gone down during Hurricane Joaquin, the Coast Guard and its partners have searched 160,574 square nautical miles while searching the area northeast of the Crooked Islands, Bahamas -- the ship's last known position.

Putnam deputies find missing 9-year-old

A 9-year-old boy who disappeared from the Bardin area of Putnam County was found safe Monday afternoon, deputies said.

Coast Guard believes El Faro sank

Four days after a Jacksonville-based cargo ship vanished, the Coast Guard concludes it sank near the Bahamas in about 15,000 feet of water. One unidentified body in a survival suit was recovered and an intensive search continues for any trace of the other crew members.

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Cop to man who shot him: 'I forgive you'

A Jacksonville man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after firing seven shots at a police officer during a traffic stop in 2014.

CEO: El Faro responsibility ends with me

The President and CEO of TOTE, the owner of the missing cargo ship, El Faro, spoke out Monday night after friends and family members of the missing crew met at the Seafarer Union Hall. 

Man gets 75 years in attempted murder

A man was sentenced Tuesday to 75 years in prison after being convicted of two counts of attempted murder in the second degree.

JSO investigating fight at Dos Gatos bar

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating an assault in front of Dos Gatos bar in Downtown Jacksonville. 

Lonna Barton case gets new judge, evidence

Lonna Barton, the mother of missing toddler Lonzie Barton, was assigned a new judge -- the same judge hearing similar charges of child neglect and lying to police against the boyfriend who reported the toddler missing on July 24.

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Roughly 6,000 federal inmates to be released

In a move to reduce prison overcrowding and provide relief to inmates given harsh sentences in drug cases, the federal Bureau of Prisons will grant early release to about 6,000 inmates beginning later this month, officials confirmed to CNN.

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Experts: Crew of El Faro trained to survive

Experts say the crew of missing cargo ship El Faro is trained to survive using the ships safety features, including survival suits and life boats.

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Teen killed by car outside Tampa school

A 17-year-old has died after being hit by a car Tuesday morning while crossing a road near her high school in Tampa.

Arsonist wanted in restaurant blaze

A popular Miramar restaurant went up in flames over the weekend, and detectives are searching for the person who was caught on camera starting the fire.

Investigating how Eureka Gardens passed HUD inspection

A code inspection sweep at Eureka Gardens that found widespread health and safety problems has many questioning how the troubled complex passed its most recent federal inspection.

Officials meet over Eureka Gardens inspections

City inspectors found code violations or safety issues in 163 out of the 400 units at the troubled Westside apartment complex. These include unsanitary conditions, leaking plumbing, holes in the walls, broken bathtubs and showers, improper wiring, structurally deficient stairs, faulty smoke detectors and concerns about carbon monoxide. 

Commentary: Gus is confused, disappointed

Emotions were still running high Monday at the stadium after the Jaguars watched video of their loss to Indianapolis in overtime. Fans, players, and coaches all seemed to feel the same way: confused and disappointed.

Consumer Reports reveals car loan pitfalls

Car sales are expected to hit a record high this year. Many people are taking out 6 or 7 or even 8-year loans to keep their payments low. Consumer Reports shows why extended loans aren’t a good deal.

IKEA to open Jacksonville store

Furniture giant IKEA is scheduled to announce the opening of a store in the Jacksonville area.

DCF reaches settlement in Bell killings

The Florida Department of Children and Families and two private companies have agreed to pay $750,000 to settle legal claims resulting from a mass killing in Gilchrist County last year.

Man pleads not guilty to killing wife in 1993

The man accused of killing his wife 22 years ago and burying her in the backyard of their Jacksonville home pleaded not guilty Tuesday.

Bear attacks man, kills dog in Orange City

A bear attacked a man and killed his pet dog in a Volusia County neighborhood, officials say.

Man accused of sexual battery on child caught in Mexico

A 54-year-old St. Augustine man accused of sexual battery on a child younger than 12 fled to Mexico and was tracked down and captured by the U.S. Marshals Foreign Field Office, the St. Augustine Police Department announced Tuesday.

Woman wanted for stealing debit card

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman accused of using another woman's debit card at Publix last week.

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Jaguars sticking with Myers

Sam Kouvaris commentary:  Jason Myers missed a couple of game winners for the Jaguars Sunday, but head coach Gus Bradley is sticking with him. In fact, he’s not even going to entertain the thought of looking elsewhere.

Deputies: Woman threatens husband, caretaker

A Melrose woman was arrested Monday evening after threatening her husband and his aunt's caretaker with a rifle at her home, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

Judge tosses Jacksonville man's death sentence

The judge who ordered a Jacksonville man to death row in 1998 now says his lawyers did an ineffective job representing him.

4 children, 1 adult killed in interstate crash

Four children and one adult are dead after an Interstate 

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