Passenger dispute diverts flight to JIA

A Delta Airlines flight from LaGuardia to Palm Beach International Airport was diverted to Jacksonville when a passenger got into a dispute over a reclining seat.

Speeding ticket quota in Florida city

Waldo an infamous speed trap town

The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times.

Family wants coroner's inquest in death

The family of Michelle O'Connell is asking State Attorney R.J. Larizza to follow the recommendation of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to have a coroner's inquest, saying O'Connell's death is consistent with homicide more so than suicide.

Steven Sotloff in Egypt

ISIS video purports to show beheading of 2nd US journalist

The ISIS terror group has published a video titled "A second message to America" that purportedly shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

Map: Nassau County drowning

9-year-old pulled unresponsive from pool

A 9-year-old girl reported to have had a seizure while swimming in a pool Monday was transported to a hospital but could not be revived, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office.

FHP locates hit-and-run crash vehicle

The Florida Highway Patrol has located a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a pedestrian Sunday morning.

Private eye: New evidence raises questions

New developments are coming to light in one of the most controversial cases in St. Johns County history: the death of Michelle O'Connell.

Mom's Facebook post gets child expelled

A local mother is outraged after her 4-year-old son was expelled from the private Christian preschool he attended because of something she posted on her personal Facebook page.

Chuck, Danielle and Adele Sowers

Pregnant mom's 'labor day' unforgettable

Labor Day will now have a different meaning for Danielle Sowers than it does for most.

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New red-light cameras going online

Five new red-light cameras in Jacksonville have begun their warning-grace period Monday as four other cameras that have been up for a month will start issue will now begin issuing tickets.

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Search continues for attempted rapist

The search continues for a would-be rapist targeting young women near the University of Florida.

Dog eaten by gator

Alligator eats Orlando man's pet dog

A trapper searches an Orlando lake after an 11-foot alligator ate a man's 55-pound pit bull.


2 shootings within hours in Murray Hill

It was a busy night late Sunday and early Monday for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office after two shootings in Murray Hill.

Haleigh Cummings room in great grandmother's home

Haleigh Cummings saga continues

A petition, started through, has been circulating on the Internet, calling for the Putnam County Sheriff's Office to revisit the disappearance of 5-year-old Haleigh Cummings. Cummings' mother, Crystal Sheffield, has been arrested in Baker County for violating her probation.

12 year old charged with murder

Boy pleads not guilty to killing homeless man

A 12-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing a 54-year-old homeless man in a Westside parking lot pleaded not guilty Tuesday in juvenile court.

Expert offers tips to prevent iCloud hacking

Many iPhone users rely on their device as a digital scrapbook. So how can those users make sure their images aren't stolen from iCloud like some celebrities' were recently?

Backlund fire

Woman hurt, 2 dogs die in East Jax fire

A woman was transported to the hospital after a fire broke out in her East Jacksonville home Tuesday morning. The victim's two adult children were not hurt, and while two dogs also made it out safely, two others died in the fire.

Kraft Singles cheese


Kraft recalls more than 7,500 cases of cheese

Kraft Foods Group has announced a recall of more than 7,500 cases of its popular single-slice American cheese.

Woman, 25, in serious condition after crash

A 25-year-old woman was airlifted in serious condition after a crash in St. Johns County on Monday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Food prices rising; how to fight back

Despite the prices of almost all food items going up, there are still ways to save money when shopping for groceries.

Transformer fire

Lightning strike causes power outages

A lightning strike caused a power substation off Old St. Augustine Road near Grand Bay Parkway in the Bartram Park area to catch fire Tuesday afternoon, affecting traffic lights on several main Southside roads for about an hour.


Police: Man escapes after large crowd gathers

Daytona Beach police are looking for a man they say escaped after being handcuffed.

2 assaults near University of Florida campus

UF students alerted to attempted rapes

Officers with the University of Florida and Gainesville police are searching for a man who they say attempted to rape two women this weekend.

Air ambuland lands on I-95 after motorcycle crash

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Couple hurt in I-95 motorcycle crash

A 56-year-old woman is in critical condition and a 64-year-old man suffered serious injuries after a tire blew out on their motorcycle on Interstate 95 in northern St. Johns County on Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Man sought on attempted murder charge

Jacksonville police are looking for a man wanted on warrants of attempted murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and attempted armed robbery.

More Americans working two jobs

More Americans working more hours

The 40-hour work week that has long been regarded as the standard in American labor isn't so standard anymore.

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2 hurt, kids OK after shots fired into home

A man and a woman were shot and their children "miraculously" were not hurt after a large number of bullets were fired into the family's home Monday night, according to the Alachua County Sheriff's Office.

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Man decapitates self with car in NYC

A man decapitated himself on a Bronx street in a horrific suicide Monday morning.

Epic Adventures Resort concept

Company plans entertainment in Camden

The Kingsland City Council recently approved an agreement that could lead to the groundbreaking of a $350 million, 495-acre amusement resort on Interstate 95 in the spring of 2015.

Study suggests economy is recovering

Good news when it comes to the economy. More and more displaced workers are finding jobs in the industries they left or were laid off in.

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