Surgeon General warns about tanning

Surgeon General warns about tanning

A warning straight from the Surgeon General: avoid tanning; not just in the tanning beds, but all forms. A call to action, to save your skin.

Legacy of a Huge Comet Impact on Jupiter

Legacy of huge comet impact on Jupiter

Legacy of a huge comet impact on Jupiter.

Elderly drivers

Elderly drivers

According to a new study by AAA, older Americans these days are driving longer than previous generations. Channel 4's Staci Spanos tells about the effect older drivers have on our highways and the warning signs, when experts say, seniors should turn in the car keys.

JTech Training people for jobs

JTech: Training people for jobs

In the Jacksonville area there are thousands of jobs available in commercial truck driving and automotive and diesel technology.

Teacher still recovering from accident

Teacher still recovering from accident

For a 6th grade teacher at Oakleaf Junior High School, lessons learned outside the classroom have hit close to home: not only for her students, but her own family. Back in March, 40-year-old Eve Bradford was driving with her pregnant twin sister, two sons, and nephew when investigators say she was hit by a drunk driver at Filmore and Blanding Boulevard. Eve hasn't been back in the classroom since.

Pilot killed in crash

Pilot killed in crash

An experienced pilot died in the crash of small plane. 65-year-old Charlie Yeagle had just taken off from a private airport on Miner Road in Yulee when his plane went down in a marsh.

Fundraising for injured teacher

Fundraising for injured teacher

A local teacher and her family are raising more awareness after being hurt in an accident.

Parents object to extra hour of school

Parents object to extra hour of school

The start of school is still three weeks away, but some parents are already upset with what's happening in Duval County. Students in a number of local schools are facing an extra HOUR of class time each day. Holiday Hill Elementary in Glynlea is on a list of more than 40 low performing elementary schools that will extend their days. It's part of an effort to improve reading scores. Channel 4's scott johnson has been talking to Holiday Hill…

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Teen partially blames home for accident

A News4JAX investigation: a teen who jumped onto a moving train and lost his foot is now moving forward with his life. But 15-year-old Jayzon Ahrens tells us he believes the group home in Jacksonville where he was staying at the time is partially to blame for the injury that he says changed his life forever.

Passout game spreads among teens

Passout game spreads among teens

It's vdeo that has gone VIRAL It may start as a joke or a ga, but it can end with deadly consequences.

Plane crash under investigation

Plane crash under investigation

Friends say the pilot was experienced and had been flying for much of his life. Now investigators are trying to learn why his last flight ended in a crash. 65-year-old Charlie Yeagle died when his single-engine plane went down shortly after taking off from the in Yulee yesterday morning.

Putnam County standoff

Putnam County standoff

A convicted felon is now in police custody after barricading himself inside a Palatka home. SWAT officers got him to surrender. It took roughly five hours and tear gas to get 39-year-old Barry Milton to come out of the home. It all started when deputies were attempting to serve a warrant to Milton.

Longtime airport employee shares memories

Longtime airport employee shares memories

VIDEO: Jacksonville International Airport is filled with new faces daily but no smiling face has touched as many lives as Bobbi Crissman. We're sharing her Positively Jax story before her retirement Thursday and catching some highlights from the nearly 40 years she's been employed there.

Parents voice opinions of extra school hour to Superintendent

Parents voice opinions of extra school hour to Superintendent

Duval County School Superintendent Nikolai Vitti's ears may still be ringing. Tuesday night hundreds of elementary school parents offered their opinions about a plan to add an HOUR to their children's school day. Parents at Holiday Hill Elementary even started a petition, asking that the school not be placed on a list.

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Tips for prepping for back to school season

It's almost that time of year and there are some simple things you can do to prepare your students for the upcoming school year.

Local Army sergeant dies in training accident

Local Army sergeant dies in training accident

We're hearing from the father of a local Army sergeant who died in a training accident in Louisiana. He's calling his son a hero, who had a passion for serving his country. 20-year-old Sergeant Tyler Zody died in a rollover accident at Fort Polk, last Thursday. Channel 4's Tarik Minor spoke with his family about this hero's young life.

What s Going Around - viral stomach bug

Viral stomach bug is 'going around'

Parents often seeking help dealing with little ones with stomach bugs.

Peterbrooke Chocolatier

Peterbrooke Chocolatier

Peterbrooke Chocolatier is launching a new initiative called Peterbrooke Promise.

Bears near World Golf Village

Bears near World Golf Village

A safety alert tonight for residents of World Golf Village about bears. A handful of neighbors tell News4Jax they've seen a male bear and then a female bear with two cubs cruising through their backyards and crossing their streets.

Fans watch Jags practice at Bartram Trail

Fans watch Jags practice at Bartram Trail

The Jaguars go back to school to practice in front of a couple thousand fans at Bartram Trail High.

White flags on Brooklyn Bridge

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Who's behind white flags on Brooklyn Bridge?

Investigators are still trying to figure out who is responsible for raising white flags on top of the Brooklyn Bridge last week.

High temperatures provoke heat advisory

High temperatures provoke heat advisory

VIDEO: With temperatures as high as the mid 90's it may feel like 105 outside which sparks concern for our health. Liquids are key to keeping your body hydrated with spiking temps.

Family turns in teens

Family turns in teens

Two teens are in jail after their family turned them in. The 14 & 15-year-olds robbed the Kangaroo convenience store in Macclenny late last night. This morning, the father of one of the teens went to the store, watched the video, and said he knew right away it was his child and grandson, so he called deputies.

Extra hour at schools

Extra hour at schools

Students in a number of local schools are facing an extra hour of class time each day. The goal is to improve reading scores.

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