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FIHS to honor student hit, killed

There will be heavy hearts at Fleming Island High School as students and faculty honor the memory of the Gianna Asencio, who was hit and killed by a car on her way to class Thursday morning.

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Oakleaf road closure affects students

SR 23 in Clay County is now open for traffic after an inspection from engineers, but a part of Plantation Oaks Boulevard is closed until further notice, affecting how some students get to school.

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Split-second decision: Shoot, don't shoot?

The Bradford County Sheriff's Office invited News4Jax to participate in exercises involving real-life scenarios that officers find themselves in all the time. The participants had to decide if their lives were in danger and if they should pull the…

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Meeting held to address toxic waste site

The Department of Health said northwest Jacksonville residents are safe, but people News4Jax spoke to said they're not buying it. Residents got a chance to get clear answers at a meeting held Thursday.

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Fleming Island student killed crossing street

Family and friends of a 14-year-old Clay County student who died after being struck by a car while walking to her bus stop early Thursday morning gathered in the evening for a vigil.

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Vigils held for teen killed at bus stop

A huge crowd gathered Thursday night to pay respects to a 14-year-old killed at her bus stop Thursday morning in Fleming Island.

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CDC recommends getting vaccinated

While some of the viruses spreading this season are different from those in the vaccine, vaccination can still provide protection and might reduce severe outcomes such as hospitalization and death.

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Expansion of local charity underway

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville announced Thursday that it is expanding its cornerstone program, the Ronald McDonald House in San Marco, to better serve the growing number of pediatric patients coming to Jacksonville from around…

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Grand jury indicts 4 in murder cases

The Duval County grand jury has indicted four defendants arrested in four separate murder cases.

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Lawmakers call mental illness 'epidemic'

A Florida lawmaker who held a workshop in Jacksonville on Thursday said mental illness is an epidemic that's sweeping through the state's jails and prisons.

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Teen charged with setting 4 house fires

A 16-year-old who state authorities say set four house fires in the Panama Park neighborhood over the past week had a container of gasoline with him when he was arrested.

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