Missing Gainesville girl found

The Gainesville police department says a missing 11-year-old has been found.

Girl, 10, found safe after disappearing

Girl who police say is a habitual runaway found early Saturday morning.

Southside revisited in scaled back search

After 270 law enforcement and search personnel searched Friday for 21-month-old Lonzie Barton, police say much of the area they wanted to search is complete and the size and scope of the search is being scaled back. 

Over $700,000 to be auctioned off Saturday

People throughout Jacksonville will soon have money coming their way after the Florida Department of Financial Services put a call out to the public, asking them to claim money they didn’t know they had that was being held by the state.

Ruben Ebron sticks to story in interview

The man police call a suspect in the disappearance of 21-month-old Lonzie Barton told a local weekly newspaper, "I told them everything I know," and says investigators are trying to make him sound like a monster.

2 inmates die in custody in Baker County

The Florida Department of Corrections and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement have started criminal investigations into the circumstances related to the deaths of two inmates who died in custody in Baker County.

JSO: 3-year-old boy drowns in pool

Jacksonville police say no foul play is suspected after a 3-year-old drowned in an above ground pool Saturday night.

Police: Northside search for Lonzie may end=

Police said 270 law enforcement and search personnel are now involved in the search for 21-month-old Lonzie Barton, and they hope to wrap up the search of Jacksonville's Northside today. After that, the size of the search effort may be scaled back.   

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Conflict: Was Cecil's brother also killed?

Conflicting reports emerged on whether Jericho, the brother of slain Cecil the lion, was also killed Saturday in an illegal hunt in Zimbabwe.

Johnny Rodrigues, head of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, told CNN that a hunter illegally gunned down ...

Sister says woman convicted of killing unborn baby was defending herself

The sister of a 36-year-old woman convicted of shooting a pregnant woman in the stomach and killing her unborn child said she has questions about the verdict.

Coast Guard ends search for teen boaters

After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they're pressing on with their own hunt.

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Remains found bring another family answers

The widow of one of the men whose remains were found during the search for missing toddler Lonzie Barton says she is thankful to have some peace after two years.

Sinkhole swallows car at complex

No one was injured when a sinkhole swallowed a car at an apartment complex in Fernandina Beach.

Face of search keeps focus on Lonzie

Chief Tom Hackney, with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, who has become the face of the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of toddler Lonzie Barton, has often gotten personal in his daily updates on the case.

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Family, celebs, drama at Bobbi Kristina funeral

Family and friends said goodbye Saturday to Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of the late Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, at a private funeral just north of Atlanta.

Deputies: Mobile meth lab busted

A possible mobile meth lab was busted Friday night in St. Augustine, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

Fitness apps fail to meet guidelines

Are you planning on ramping up your exercise regimen this summer? There may not be an app for that -- at least not a reliable one.

400 people helped paint the paw prints

Volunteers painted the paw prints on Bay Street to EverBank Field.

Prayers go up for Lonzie to come home

Dozens gathered at a Northside church Friday evening to pray for the safe return of missing toddler Lonzie Barton.

Convicted felon back in jail for sexual assault

A convicted felon is back behind bars and facing another 40 years in prison after police said he beat and sexually assaulted a woman he knew.


Kraft Singles cheese slices recalled for choking hazard

The Kraft Heinz Company is recalling about 36,000 cases Kraft Singles individually wrapped cheese slices due to a possible choking hazard.

FDOT releases findings on Buckman Bridge

The Florida Department of Transportation released a 50-page safety study on the Buckman Bridge Friday after questions were raised regarding safety and the height of the bridge's railings.

Man gets life for $17 robbery, stabbing

A man accused of the violent stabbing and robbery of a Jacksonville cab driver in 2014 was sentenced Friday to life in prison. 

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Boy, 14, arrested in shooting death of friend

A South Florida 14-year-old boy faces a manslaughter charge after authorities say his friend, also 14, died while they were playing with a gun.

Police: Lonzie has right not to be 'thrown out as garbage'

AMBER ALERT UPDATE: Five days into the search for 21-month-old Lonzie Barton, the man directing the search said investigators will continue to search until there are "no more questions without answers."

UF chosen to pilot campus safety program

The University of Florida is one of the first schools in the country that will begin using a series of online self-assessment tools to improve campus safety programs in nine areas including sexual violence, threat assessment and mental health.

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Playhouse: Valerie Harper will not return to Maine show

Actress Valerie Harper continues to recover after falling ill before a performance at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, but she will not return to the show, theater officials said Saturday.

How fast are streetlight requests answered?

Since a deadly shooting in Riverside, JEA has installed three streetlights in the area at the request of the city. News4Jax questioned whether every request made for streetlights receives such a quick response.

Rally supports Confederate battle flag

A rally to support the Confederate battle flag was held Saturday afternoon outside the Regency Square Mall.

Boy found in Middleburg returned to dad

A 4-year-old child who was found walking on a road in Middleburg just after 7 a.m. this morning has been reunited with his family. 

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