Ruben Ebron's ex talks about Lonzie case

Ruben Ebron's ex-girlfriend and the mother of three of his children has decided to come forward and open up on the type of man she believes Ebron is, the way he's been portrayed and how she feels about Lonzie's mother, Lonna Barton. 

Person of interest ID'd in woman's murder

Lake City police are searching for a person of interest they want to speak to in connection with a woman's murder nearly two weeks ago.

Officer charged with helping son escape

A 15-year veteran of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has been arrested and charged with aiding escape in connection with a major drug ring bust, police announced Thursday.

JSO busts 2 major trafficking operations

Kilos of cocaine, pounds of marijuana, weapons and a tangled web of drug suppliers and distributors are off the streets after a nine-month drug trafficking sting dubbed Operation Eastbound and Down, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced Thursday.

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Local Ashley Madison fallout continues

A day after a local judge admitted he logged onto the cheating website Ashley Madison, News4jax has obtained the names of other public employees who also registered for the site, some of them using government email accounts, others using their personal emails.

Navy vet thwarts robbery at Walgreens

A customer stopped a man from robbing a Walgreens on Normandy Boulevard at Memorial Park Road early Thursday morning.

Thousands affected by Westside power outage

Thousands of customers on the Westside woke up in the dark, Friday morning after 4 circuits were reported broken by JEA.

3 restaurants closed by sewage, roaches

In this week's restaurant report card, a food cart was temporarily ordered to shut down because of a sewage leak and two restaurants were ordered to closed while they rid themselves of roaches.

St. Johns grand jury indicts 4 in 4 murders

Four people -- three of them under the age of 18 -- were indicted Friday on murder charges in the deaths of four St. Johns County residents.


11-year-old left alone with sister kills teen

An 11-year-old St. Louis-area boy left alone at home with his 4-year-old sister staved off several home invasion attempts before finally shooting and killing a 16-year-old intruder, according to police.

At least one neighbor, however, offered a differ...

Crews battle blaze at Westside home

It took 20 fire units to contain a house fire on the Westside Thursday evening.

North Florida DCF director resigns

The Florida Department of Children and Families lost one of its six regional managing directors Wednesday night when David Abramowitz resigned from his post overseeing child-welfare services in 20 counties in Northeast and North Central Florida.

Pregnant woman wanted in eyeglass theft

Jacksonville police are searching for a pregnant woman accused of stealing more than $400 worth of glasses from Magnolia Eyecare.

Overflowing humane society holds adoption

To celebrate Labor Day, the Jacksonville Humane Society is encouraging the community to adopt by offering an adoption special.

Police shooting of man, 28, ruled justifiable

A police-involved shooting that left a 28-year-old Jacksonville man dead has been ruled as justifiable by the State Attorney's Office.

Police: Man reported missing found dead

A 49-year-old man reported missing by his family Thursday afternoon was found dead in the woods Friday, the Gainesville Police Department said.

Pregnant woman's body found lying in cemetery

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office said the body found Thursday morning in a small, remote cemetery is that of a 22-year-old pregnant woman reported missing from Daytona Beach.

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5 takeaways from Jags win over Redskins

For the bottom third of the Jaguars roster there was plenty to play for Thursday night. Here are a couple of observations from the Jaguars 17-16 win over the Washington Redskins. 

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Josh Scobee thanks Jacksonville for support

Long-time Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee thanked Jacksonville on Friday for all the support after news broke he was traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Tougher penalties for trading EBT cards for guns, drugs?

A Senate Republican from St. Johns County filed a proposal Thursday that would create tougher penalties, including a requirement to help feed the needy, for people found swapping state-issued food assistance benefits for firearms, drugs and non-approved food items.

Man charged with killing wife in 1993 returned to Jacksonville

Police have brought Michael Haim from North Carolina to Jacksonville to face a murder charge in the death of his wife, Bonnie Haim, 22 years ago.

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Texas college student drives Barbie Jeep after DWI arrest

When Texas State University student Tara Monroe had her license suspended over a DWI arrest, she turned her nose up at a bike and instead took to a hot pink Barbie toy car.

FHP: Driver fleeing hit-and-run dies in crash

A 48-year-old woman fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run was killed in an early morning crash in Columbia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

DCF details boy's behavior prior to killing

A state investigation released Friday into the July 27 strangulation into the strangulation of a 4-year-old by an an older boy gives more insight into the events that led up to the boy's death.

Teen held without bond in mom's killing

The 14-year-old accused of murder in the stabbing death of his mother and fleeing to Miami in his mom's SUV was ordered held without bond Friday morning in his first appearance in adult court.

22nd arrest made after sex sting announced

After the Gainesville Police Department held a press conference highlighting the 21 arrests they made in "Operation Panther," a sting set up to catch men attempting to meet underage girls for sex, a 22nd arrest was made on a man who wasn't able to attend the original sting, but showed later that day.  

WATCH: Surveillance video of sex sting arrests

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Westside

A man riding a motorcycle is dead after he flipped into a car on the Westside Wednesday evening.

Teen to be tried as adult in mom's killing

Mitchell Daughtry, 14, is charged with second degree murder after police say he stabbed his mother, Pamela, to death, stole the family SUV and drove to South Florida. 

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King cobra on the lam in Orlando

A word of advice to the people of Orlando: Before you step outside Thursday or send your pet out into the backyard, take a little extra time to look around first.

Especially if you live near the 4800 block of North Apopka Vineland Road.

There's a king...

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8-foot king cobra remains on loose

Wildlife officials continue to search for an 8-foot king cobra that recently escaped from an Orlando home near an elementary school.

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