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Deacon found dead in smoking apartment

A man was found dead in his Northside home Tuesday afternoon after smoke was seen coming from the apartment, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.


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The principal of McIntosh County Academy, along with the superintendent and assistant superintendent of schools failed to report sexual abuse of a student by high teacher.

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Family, friends defend teen suspects

Family and friends of three Atlantic Beach teenagers charged in a violent kidnapping and carjacking spoke Wednesday in their defense.


Campaign to address driver, bicyclist safety

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office and the county are working on an awareness campaign to educate residents and tourists about the laws pertaining to motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians, and to enforce those laws.

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Teacher driving to school accused of DUI

A Lee County high school teacher was arrested and charged with driving under the influence while on her way to school on a Monday morning.

Carlis Lindsey

Murder suspect released from hospital

A man charged with murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend has been released from a hospital and booked into jail.

St. Augustine Aquarium rendering

St. Augustine Aquarium plans on hold

Plans to turn an empty landfill in St. Augustine into a state-of-the-art aquarium are on hold.

USS Hue City at sea

U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Nathanael Miller

Fire-damaged ship returning to Mayport

A Navy report says the fire aboard the USS Hue City on Monday night spread to two decks and was among the worst shipboard fires in years.

Lake Mary bears

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7th bear killed since Lake Mary attack

Florida wildlife officials say they have captured and euthanized a 250-pound bear overnight after a woman was attacked near the garage of her Lake Mary home over the weekend.

Bradford County Smart Car

Bradford County's new crimefighting tool

Wednesday morning on its Facebook page, the Bradford County Sheriff's Office announces it do more with less by using a Smart car as a police vehicle.

Grocery and housing prices rising

Food, housing prices on the rise

If it feels like everyday costs are starting to rise, it's because they are. The Consumer Price Index, or CPI, rose point two percent in March, slightly higher than economists had forecast.


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