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Castillo de San Marcos evacuated, searched

The Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine was evacuated midday Wednesday after reports of people acting suspiciously with a backpack.

Grand Dragon: KKK stepping up recruitment

Fliers for the Ku Klux Klan that were thrown onto properties around Jacksonville last week are just the beginning of a major recruitment drive, according to a KKK leader.

Bradford County charges 51 in drug ring

A months-long investigation ended Tuesday with 51 arrests in Bradford County in connection to smuggling prescription pills and cellphones into state prisons.

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Deputies: Driver who fled fiery crash found

Deputies from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office say they believe a driver who crashed a truck into a fence outside the Shelton Veterinary Clinic on Wednesday morning was trying to harm himself.

Man killed in crash on JTB

The Florida Highway Patrol is working to notify the family of a Miami man killed in a crash on JTB this morning.

El Faro sister ship adrift off coast of Canada

A ship owned by the same shipping company as the El Faro is adrift off the coast of Canada.

Teacher accused of having sex with student

A 26-year old St. Augustine High School teacher was arrested late Wednesday afternoon after being accused of having sex with a student.

Woman arrested in assisted living theft case

A woman suspected of dressing as an employee at assisted living facilities to steal jewelry from residents was arrested Wednesday.

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Community calls for crosswalk after tragedy

The family and friends of a 12-year-old boy who died after being hit by a car in Middleburg want a crosswalk to be installed in the area to prevent future tragedies.

Gun home shopping network to launch soon

A home shopping network for gun sales will soon launch six hours of programming, then expand to 24/7 within a year.

Motorcyclist killed on Nocatee Parkway

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Nocatee Parkway in St. Johns County late Tuesday afternoon.

Man shot multiple times in Woodstock

A 30-year-old man is at UF Health recovering from an overnight shooting at 9th and Prospect Street.

Deputies: Theft ring targets the elderly

The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify a group of traveling criminals that are targeting the elderly.

JSO: Home invasion ends in shooting

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at Shannon Ridge Apartments. Police say someone shot into an apartment and several cars. 

Troopers ID motorcyclist in Oakleaf crash

A motorcyclist was critically injured Tuesday morning in a crash at the intersection of State Road 23 and Argyle Forest Boulevard.

Arrest made in string of Lakewood break-ins

Lakewood residents plagued by a string of daytime burglaries have some relief after police made an arrest in connection with most of the break-ins.

Local rehab center hit 3 times by cars

Cars coming off Interstate 10 and Stockton Street have crashed into the Gateway Rehab facility on Stockton Street three times in 18 months. The staff at the rehab center want the city to step in to prevent future crashes.

Mini nor'easter bringing rains and above normal tides

Coastal flood advisory is in effect as tides are running about 1 foot above normal.  Rain showers are going to splash the area right on through Thanksgiving.

Deputies: Woman punches, kicks paramedic

Putnam County deputies arrested a woman after they say she punched and kicked a paramedic who was helping her after a traffic crash.

I-95 at Int'l Golf Parkway reopens after crash

A crash closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 95 at International Golf Parkway in St. Johns County until 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Callahan BP robbed by hooded bandit

The Nassau County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help to find a gas station robber.

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Obama: We are all French now

It might be America's oldest alliance, but it has rarely looked more vibrant.

French President François Hollande and U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to intensify their nations' military attacks on ISIS in Syria and Iraq at a White House m...

Families touched by crime face holiday

Some families affected by violent crimes across Jacksonville this year are preparing to face Thanksgiving with an empty chair around the table. One of those families is that of 20-year-old Daniel Rowe.

Expert: Storefront crash numbers will rise

A storefront crash expert tells News4Jax, based on his company's calculations, we can expect to see more in the future. One mother, who lost her daughter in one of these crashes, hopes business will install a simple safety device to prevent another death.

Barton, Ebron asked if they want to proceed with trial

Judge Mark Borello has given the two defendants facing charges in the Lonzie Barton case until Monday to decide if they want to go to trial Dec. 7 or postpone. 

Deputies: Man threw eggs, potatoes at them

A Palm Coast man faces felony charges after deputies said he threw raw eggs and potatoes at them as they were investigating a suspicious incident Tuesday night.

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Scientist's 'clock boy' tweets draw ire

Eminent British scientist Richard Dawkins has drawn criticism on social media for what some say is an unfair comparison between Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas teenager whose school project was mistaken for a bomb, and a young ISIS killer.

Tiger cub born at Jacksonville Zoo

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens welcomed a critically endangered Sumatran tiger cub just six days before Thanksgiving.

Salvation Army feeding families on Thanksgiving

The Jacksonville Salvation Army handed out food to more than 800 families in need Tuesday, including everything they will need to have a happy Thanksgiving.

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Hillary Clinton coming to Jax next week

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will bring her campaign to Florida next week to try to build grass-roots support and raise money.

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