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Florida nets more than $3B in multi-state BP settlement

Florida will land about $3.25 billion as part of a multi-state federal settlement with BP over widespread damages caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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Conviction upheld for man who killed 3 in 2002

The Florida's Supreme Court denies an appeal from a man convicted of three his ex-girlfriend and two other people in August 2002, then fled the country.

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Accused child rapist, killer back in court

The man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle in 2013 was in court Thursday to hear his mother speak about him.

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Intruder forces lockdown of federal facility

A man wanted for car theft in central Georgia who was seen climbing the security fence of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick early Thursday morning prompted a lockdown and search of the facility.

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Staying safe on the water for Fourth of July

Every year, individuals and families looking to have fun during the Fourth of July weekend take to the water, and officials in Jacksonville want people to be able to have fun, but they also want them to stay safe.

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7-year-old hit by car on Wilson Blvd.

A child running across Wilson Boulevard was hit by a car this afternoon, and police say the driver couldn't stop in time.

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Police: 12-year-old hit by car downtown

A 12-year-old girl who ran out into the street was hit by a car and critically injured Thursday afternoon in Downtown Jacksonville, according to police.

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Boy hospitalized after mobile home fire

A 6-year-old boy injured when his family's mobile home caught fire early Thursday morning has been transferred to the burn center at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. The state fire marshal's office is investigating what caused the fire.

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New Florida law cracks down on quotas

If you've ever seen what seems like a lot of cops going after speeders on a drive and said to yourself, "I guess they have to meet their quota," you can worry a little less now -- a new law is cracking down on quotas.

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Double shooting reported on Westside

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue responded to the scene of a double shooting Thursday afternoon on the Westside.

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NASCAR: Please don't fly Confederate flag

NASCAR tracks are jointly asking fans not to fly the Confederate flag at their events.

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