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Republican volunteer faces tweet backlash

A local volunteer with the Republican Party is facing some backlash over tweets she posted regarding the fallout from the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.

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FHP: 2 killed in head-on crash on US 17

Two people were killed Friday in a traffic crash on US 17 near Copper Stone Drive in Fleming Island, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Experts: How to preserve a Christmas tree

If you're like most folks, you're counting on your tree staying green through Christmas Day and even up to Jan. 1. So how do you make sure your tree stays green until the New Year?

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Officer rear-ended by drunk driver, injured

A police cruiser was rear-ended by a drunk driver early Friday morning, injuring the officer inside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

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JTA bus rides free for week of Dec. 1

A new app allows JTA riders to plan their trip and check bus arrivals from their cellphone.

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Big returns from Small Business Saturday?

Friday might have been all about scoring big deals at big-name stores, but Saturday is all about shopping small. Small Business Saturday was founded in 2010 by American Express to help businesses attract more customers.

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Union Co. deputies respond to bomb threat

The Union County Sheriff's Office responded to a bomb threat Friday at a CVS Pharmacy on Main Street in Lake Butler.

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Gainesville cop fired for misconduct

A Gainesville police officer has been fired after an internal affairs investigation found he had sex with a 19-year-old woman he arrested for shoplifting.

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Sailor visiting from Georgia shot

A Navy sailor from Georgia who was visiting family in South Florida was shot Thursday night while trying to break up a fight.

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Carjacking ends in crash, fights

A suspected carjacker crashes into a gas pump that burst into flames, fought a group of policemen and firefighters and caused a frantic scene on Thanksgiving night.

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Dangerous, storm-damaged trees removed

After severe storms blew through Arlington early last week, several trees were left damaged and hanging dangerously over homes. The tree removal proved to be a major undertaking because the trees were entangled in other trees.

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