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Eagle Harbor Community Pool water slide collapse

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13 students hurt in water slide collapse

More than a dozen high school students were hurt Thursday after a water slide at the Eagle Harbor Community Pool collapsed, sending five students to the hospital, authorities say.

Reggie Fullwood


Rep. Fullwod sues over disqualification

A Jacksonville state representative whose filing for reelection was disqualified is suing the state, asking that the Division of Elections' decision be overturned.

12-year-old Sharron Townsend charged with murder

Police: Boy, 12, shot, killed homeless man

A 12-year-old boy shot and killed a 54-year-old homeless man last month in a what a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office chief called "a horrible, spontaneous event."

Dead fish in water near Vilano Bridge

Boaters, fisherman question 'fish kill'

A St. Johns County fisherman sent News4Jax alarming video of dead fish floating under the Vilano Bridge Thursday.

Dog fleas

Flea, heartworm preventive questioned

Consumers are raising questions about a popular flea and heartworm preventive medication, and some people are saying the medicine, Trifexis, is killing their dogs.

Man hit by stray bullet on Northside

JSO: Bicyclist struck by stray bullet

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating after a bicyclist was struck by a stray bullet on the Northside.

Tammy Hansen

Missionary to Haiti tells of Chick V pain

A Jacksonville missionary who was infected with Chikungunya virus during a mission trip in Haiti spoke Thursday about the pain she's been in for the last two months.

Suns parking

City to pay Suns to move Aug. 8 game

Parking during Jaguars games can always be a problem, but how about parking during football and baseball games at the same time?

St. Johns River

Report: St. Johns River's health improving

Despite a recent case of flesh-eating bacteria in the St. Johns River, the seventh annual State of the River report shows reason for optimism.

Tax-free shopping for school supplies

Back-to-school tax holiday begins Friday

Florida’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday runs Friday through Sunday and features higher limits on exemptions. Computers and accessories are also now included on the tax-free list.

Second water taxi

Water taxis to be ready by next week?

The city is now floating the idea of using water taxis for the upcoming Jaguars preseason game Aug. 8.


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