Jax man who tried to join jihad in court

A 20-year-old intercepted traveling from Jacksonville to Jordan trying to join a terrorist organization with ties to the Taliban and al-Qaida is facing sentencing.


JSO: 2 men injured in drive-by shooting

Two men suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a drive-by shooting Wednesday night in Northwest Jacksonville, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.


Man shot multiple times in Springfield

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says a man was shot multiple times in the lower body early this morning in the Springfield area.


Jacksonville citizens fed up with shootings

Three shootings have hit Northwest Jacksonville over the past 72 hours, one of which left a man dead on a sidewalk.


Daughter: Father 'didn't have to die'

The family of a man robbed, shot and killed at a bus stop in Northwest Jacksonville held a vigil Wednesday night to remember him and to make a plea to his killer to come forward.


Reports detail 29 gun-at-school incidents

News4Jax has obtained reports for 29 incidents in Duval County involving guns at schools in the last two years.

Dates/details of incidents: | IMAGES: Arrests |  


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Ottawa shooting suspect tied to jihadists

The suspect in Wednesday's shootings in Ottawa had "connections" to jihadists in Canada who shared a radical Islamist ideology, including at least one who went overseas to fight in Syria, multiple U.S. sources told CNN on Thursday.


Duval County cracks down on truancy

Eighteen parents have been arrested and there are warrants out for 26 more in Duval County, because the parents failed repeatedly to send their elementary-aged children to school, according to the State Attorney's Office.

IMAGES: Mug shots of parents arrested |


Dad arrested for truancy shares story

Forty-four Duval County parents are facing misdemeanor charges because their children missed too many days of school. One of those parents told News4Jax why his son missed so many days of school.


UF police release lengthy reports on QB

News4Jax has obtained the police reports on the investigation into Florida quarterback Treon Harris, who was briefly accused of sexual battery but never charged with a crime.

DOCUMENTS: Offense report | Interview report | Call history |


Seismic airgun testing may hit Florida soon

Seismic airgun testing on Florida's east coast is one step closer to becoming a reality.


Group aims to make Jax safe for pedestrians

Advocates wanting to curb the number of pedestrians injured or killed in crashes in Jacksonville held a kick-off meeting Thursday.


Plans to fix drainage problem discussed

Transportation officials are now drawing up plans to fix a drainage problem in Jacksonville Beach.


Couples seek help paying for adoptions

For some couples dreaming of starting a family through adoption, it can be a long and expensive process. That's why many of them are now turning to social media and total strangers to help them cover the costs.


U.S. Marine Corps

On this day: October 23

The Smurfs are born, the U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut are hit by a truck bomb, Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination is rejected, and the iPod is introduced, all on this day.

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