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Lonzie search: 379 tips received; reward increased to $11,500

The search for 21-month-old Lonzie Barton expands into areas north of the Trout River and east of Interstate 95 as police continue to track the travel of the suspect's orange 1995 Honda Civic between 7 p.m. Thursday and 2 a.m. Friday. |

UNCUT: Thursday's police update on search


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Remains found bring another family answers

The widow of one of the men whose remains were found during the search for missing toddler Lonzie Barton says she is thankful to have some peace after two years.


Expert: How to get truth out of Ebron

Police believe they have the suspect in Lonzie Barton's disappearance in custody, and say the story he initially told them about they boy being taken during a car theft early last Friday morning was a lie.


Ruben Ebron speaks, defends his innocence

The man who police say holds all the answers in the disappearance of 21-month-old Lonzie Barton broke his silence. Ruben Ebron gave an interview to the Florida Star newspaper.


Searchers: Cost not issue in Lonzie search

With agencies coming in from all over the region, including the Navy and the FBI, no one is raising an eyebrow when it comes to overtime and what it takes to find missing toddler Lonzie Barton.


Rescuers hope for 'best-case scenario' for boys lost at sea

Mustering hope for a "best-case scenario" in the face of countless unknowns, search crews braced for a seventh day and night at sea Thursday in the hunt for two teenagers missing from their capsized boat.


Ex-wife in HIV sex case comes forward

The former JTA bus driver accused of sleeping with several woman and not disclosing his HIV status is continuing to plead not guilty to the charges, while his ex-wife has come forward to warn potential victims.


James Holmes jury begins deliberations

Jurors began deliberating Thursday on whether to continue death penalty proceedings against convicted mass murderer James Holmes or to now sentence him to life in prison without the possibility of parole.


Lottery tickets may get even easier to buy

As if it were not easy enough already to buy a lottery ticket, the state is now considering making it even easier. The Florida Lottery wants to sell tickets online and other places including ATMs.


Florida's unclaimed cash team visits Jax

The state of Florida has unclaimed items, including old bank accounts, watches, jewelry, coins, stamps and historical items. Some of it could be yours. 


Child's wish heard around the world

They call him "Super Drew." How a Clay County boy is proving he has real-life super powers and using them to fight for his life and bring a community together.


Car insurance secrets revealed

Consumer Reports' two-year investigation analyzed billions of quotes and reveals how your credit score can boost your car insurance rates even more than a drunk driving conviction.


Project 17 adds athletic trainers to schools

The Duval County public school district is partnering with several agencies to bring full-time athletic trainers to its schools.



Puppy left in car finds new home

VIDEO: A dog left for hours inside a car on one of the hottest days of the year has a new home with the police officer who rescued him.

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Ruben Ebron defends his innocence to The Florida Star newspaper

The Florida Star newspaper was able to interview Ruben Ebron in jail, who defended himself against police and community members who have said he is the prime suspect in the disappearance of 21-month-old Lonzie Barton.

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