Man who hit, killed woman gets 60 days

The daughter of a woman hit and killed in May says she is reliving her mother's death after being inside the courtroom this week when a judge handed down a judgment of 60 days in jail to the man charged in the accident.

Man: I was kidnapped as 3-month-old

James "Andy" Smith was kidnapped in 1990 by a woman posing as a social worker when he was just 3 months old.

Documents: Son witnessed dad kill mom

New documents obtained by News4Jax offer more insight into the disappearance of a Jacksonville woman who went missing 21 years ago and the allegations against her husband.

Mom: YMCA staffer duct taped son's mouth

A staff member at the Dye Clay Family YMCA in Orange Park is out of a job over allegations she duct taped a 6-year-old’s mouth shut.

Family: Tree fall victim leaves great legacy

The family of a man who fell to his death Tuesday while cutting down a tree limb says he leaves behind a great legacy.

Woman dies after driving off boat ramp

A 77-year-old woman died, Tuesday night, after driving off a boat ramp and into the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Coast.

Baby reunited with mom; Teen arrested

A 17-year-old girl will face a judge this afternoon after, police said, she attempted to kidnap a 5-week-old boy from Palatka.

Man pleads guilty to killing parents, gets life

A 21-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to life in prison for shooting and killing his parents in 2012.

Man falls from tree in Mandarin, dies

A 68-year-old man fell to his death while cutting down a tree limb Tuesday afternoon, according to Jacksonville police.

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Cremated remains donated to Goodwill

Talk about a grave mistake. Workers at a Goodwill in Indiana find cremated remains among their donations.

Christmas Lights dance to "Star Wars" Music

A creative homeowner choreographed 100,000 Christmas lights to the music of "Star Wars.

Teen accused of taking baby ordered held

The 17-year-old accused of taking her friend's 5-week-old baby to get a holiday photo and not coming back appeared before a Putnam County judge Wednesday and was ordered to be held for 21 days in detention.

Sexual predator indicted in woman's killing

A sexual predator charged with the murder of a Middleburg mother, along with charges of kidnapping and capital sexual battery, was indicted Wednesday.

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More theaters chains drop 'The Interview'

Four movie theater chains that represent most of the theaters in northeast Florida have now decided not to show Sony's "The Interview."

JSO: Victim gets gun away from robber

A man says he was the victim of an attempted armed robbery on University Boulevard on Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

No indictment from grand jury for Shirk

A grand jury completed an investigation of alleged improprieties in the office of Public Defender Matt Shirk and returned no indictments. But the grand jury did return a presentment, a written report of its findings.

Inside the mind of a sexual predator

It’s a story no parent can ignore: A convicted child sexual predator opens up to Channel 4's Jennifer Waugh with the goal of trying to save children from abuse.  The offender reveals how he got young girls to trust him and how it stayed secret for so long.

Teen gets 2 life terms in sex battery case

A 19-year-old man is sentenced to two consecutive life-in-prison terms for his conviction on two counts of sexual battery, according to the State Attorney's Office.

Mother of good Samaritan killed speaks

The mother of a man hit by an SUV and killed Monday night on Southside Boulevard while stopping to help someone else spoke Tuesday.

Police: Ex-Zaxby's worker robbed current employee

Police in Lake City arrested a former Zaxby's employee who they said robbed a current employee at the restaurant Sunday.

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Semi-tractor lands on bio-diesel fuel tank

The St. Johns County Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle accident involving a semi-tractor Wednesday evening.

JSO: Robbery suspect calls getaway cab

Police arrested a suspected armed robber in Northwest Jacksonville on Tuesday who attempted to flee the scene in a taxi cab, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Fire captain resigns over sex allegations

A north Florida fire rescue captain has resigned after an investigation revealed he had sex in a county-owned vehicle while on duty Thanksgiving Day.

Man gets life in 2011 killing outside club

A 31-year-old Jacksonville man was sentenced this week to life in prison, with a 25-year minimum mandatory, for the second-degree murder of a 21-year-old man.

Camden deputies seize $224K in traffic stop

A traffic stop on Interstate 95 early Tuesday morning led to the seizure of $224,920 in cash, according to the Camden County Sheriff's Office.

JEA gives big holiday bonuses to employees

JEA is handing out some big holiday bonuses to employees, its CEO.

Family aims to help man with rare disorder

The family of a 39-year-old Jacksonville man diagnosed with a rare blood mutation is hoping for a Christmas miracle. Doctors said that he will need a massive organ transplant procedure to survive.

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U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."

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Documentary calls for "Kendrick's Law"

The parents of Kendrick Johnson, the 18-year-old high school student from Valdosta who was found dead in a rolled up gym mat, will unveil a new documentary Thursday.

Positive local reaction to U.S.-Cuba changes

President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday that the United States will re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba came as a welcome surprise to some in Jacksonville's Cuban community.

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