IKEA to open Jax store on Southside

Furniture giant IKEA plans to open a store in the Jacksonville area off Interstate 295 and Gate Parkway.

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.

Images of ship's crew

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.

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.

Timeline in photos

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.

Girl hit by SUV, killed walking to bus stop

A 7-year-old girl was hit by an SUV and killed Wednesday morning in Flagler County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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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School bus accident injures 3 adults

A bus driver and two other people were transported to the hospital after an accident Wednesday morning on State Road 16 east and Highway 17.

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. 

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Employees at company working with Clinton email server expressed concerns

Employees at the company that maintained Hillary Clinton's private email server expressed concern among themselves about the way the former secretary of state's team directed them to manage data backups after the FBI started looking into the arrangem...

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.

Investigators search for answers on El Faro

An NTSB investigative team arrived in Jacksonville Tuesday and began its investigation Wednesday into what went wrong in the sinking of the Jacksonville-based cargo ship El Faro.

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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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. 

Sinus infections, stomach virus, even flu

From sinuses to a stomach virus, family doctors are busy this week. There were even a few cases of the flu.

Families remember missing El Faro crew

As the NTSB begins their investigation into what may have happened to the missing cargo ship El Faro, and as the Coast Guard continues their search for the vessel, family members of the missing crew are remembering their loved ones as they continue to hold out hope or search to find closure.

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.

HUD investigating second complex

After the city exposed dozens of public safety violations at Eureka Gardens, tenants who live in the other five complexes run by the same owners are demanding answers.

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.

Driving simulator for young drivers

A first-of-its-kind driving simulator offers young drivers a chance to test their skills before getting behind the wheel of a real car.

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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.

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.

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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