Heavily armed deputies help in drug raid

Heavily armed deputies served a search warrant Friday morning in a drug investigation at a home in the St. Johns Golf and Country Club.

Bus shooting suspect to be tried as adult

Edgar Robles, the 16-year-old suspected of shooting up a school bus on Jacksonville's Westside this month, faced a Duval County judge Friday morning and learned he will be tried as an adult.

JSO officer charged in organized crime ring

A Jacksonville police officer is one of 13 people indicted Thursday for various federal criminal offenses related to organized crime in Operation Thunderstruck, according to the United States Attorney's Office.

Report about fake cops lands girl in jail

An 18-year-old Fleming Island girl has been charged with falsely reporting a crime for claiming that she was pulled over by two fake cops earlier this month.

JSO: Man found fatally shot inside car

Police are investigating a shooting after a man was found dead in his car near the San Marco area Friday evening.

Surrender of Schneider's license accepted

The Florida Board of Dentistry unanimously votes to accept the surrender of the license of a Jacksonville pediatric dentist who’s under investigation for claims of mistreating and even abusing children at his practice.

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Woman meets man with her brother's face

When Richard Norris from Virginia received a face transplant three years ago, it transformed his life. Now the sister of the man whose death made that possible has come face-to-face with Norris for the first time.

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Jax identity theft ring busted by IRS

After collecting and cashing treasury checks from the living and the dead, a Jacksonville woman has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for her role in filing fraudulent tax refunds in a 2011 case.

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Police report vehicle, equipment stolen

Over Memorial Day weekend, a police task force office on the Northside was burglarized and bulletproof vests, blue lights, ammunition and other pieces of equipment were stolen, as well as a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office car, which was later found burned.

Habijax helps locals become homeowners

Nearly two dozen Jacksonville families celebrate becoming new homeowners, thanks to Habijax.

Gainesville thieves targeting Ford trucks

In the past 30 days, the Gainesville Police Department has investigated nine reports of stolen Ford F-250/F-350 trucks. The rash of truck thefts has police warning owners to be on alert.

Is Jax on verge of pension reform?

City leaders are racing the clock as they try to solve Jacksonville’s biggest financial problem -- the pension deficit -- before Mayor Alvin Brown leaves office.

How did organized crime conspiracy unfold?

News4Jax has been digging deeper into how an alleged conspiracy unfolded that led to four indictments charging 13 people, including a Jacksonville police officer, with various federal criminal offenses related to organized crime.

Evening news team gets even bigger

The on-air staff of Jacksonville’s most watched evening news is growing again, as Tarik Minor and Kent Justice join Tom Wills, Mary Bear and Joy Purdy on the weeknight anchor desk to allow Rob Sweeting to spend more time on community service.
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Franklin Graham headlines Festival of Hope

A three-day event featuring the son of America's most famous Christian evangelist begins Friday at Jacksonville Veteran's Memorial Arena.

Deputies find dead man, grow operation

Detectives are investigating after a man was found dead inside of his home, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

2 day cares cited for total of 25 violations

More than a dozen local day cares faced Department of Children and Families inspections last week, and while most were fully compliant with DCF standards, some received violations that could put children at risk.

Stepmom sentenced for evidence tampering

A woman accused of hiding a gun used in the death of her 15-year-old stepson has been sentenced to six months in jail and five years of probation after pleading guilty to charges of tampering with and fabricating evidence.

Casino cruise ship sets sail after shutdown

The Victory II Casino Cruise ship departed out of Mayport on Friday evening after the ship was docked for safety violations last week by the Coast Guard.

Police: Man bites officer after traffic stop

A 33-year-old man ran from police Thursday after a traffic stop and then bit the officer who was trying to handcuff him, according to the Gainesville Police Department.

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New details released after officer leaves K-9s in hot SUV

New details were released Thursday about two Hialeah police dogs who died after being left in an officer's police-issued SUV outside his home in Davie.

Ex-teacher gets 4 life sentences

A former Duval County school teacher receives four mandatory life sentences Thursday for his conviction on multiple counts of sexual battery.

2 K-9s found dead in South Florida officer's SUV

An investigation is underway after two police dogs were found dead inside an unmarked SUV parked outside a Hialeah police officer's home.

Cops: Palm Coast woman, 87, sought

Deputies are asking for the public's help in finding an elderly Palm Coast woman.

Police: Man arrested in road-rage shooting

A 24-year-old man was arrested for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and drug possession as a result of a road-rage shooting last Saturday night on the Westside.

Police: One-armed burglary suspect sought

Investigators with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office are looking for a burglary suspect who appears in video surveillance to be missing an arm.

Frustrations mount over new VA facility

Frustration and angst continues in St. Johns County over the uncertainty of the new veterans outpatient facility.

Car owner confronts suspected burglar

Orange County sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspected car burglar who was confronted by an owner.

Pastor: $15K in items stolen from church

Jacksonville police are investigating after a burglar broke into the Evangel Temple Assembly of God on Ramona Boulevard over Memorial Day weekend.

Family finds peace after DUI sentencing

After a family lost their daughter to a drunk driver more than a year ago, the man responsible for the crash pleaded guilty and was sentenced to prison, giving the Jacksonville family a chance to heal.

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