Francis 'Frank' Charles

Deputies: Former mayor shot 27-year-old

Deputies are investigating after Francis "Frank" Charles, the former five-term mayor of St. Augustine Beach, shot a 27-year-old man during a dispute at a home early Friday morning, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

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Jacksonville issues air quality advisory

The city of Jacksonville has issued an air quality advisory for today because of elevated levels of ozone.


'Chemical cloud' smell fills school halls

What was initially reported as "chemical cloud" of an unknown substance floated through Brunswick on Friday, and a not-so-pleasant smell filled the halls of three schools, according to a Glynn County School District spokesman.


39 animals seized from St. Johns Co. home

St. Johns County deputies seized 39 large animals early Friday morning in an animal cruelty investigation at a Flagler Estates home.

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Teen hit by SUV near Oakleaf High

A 14-year-old girl is in the hospital after, deputies say, she was hit by an SUV while walking to Oakleaf High School this morning.

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Judge approves new map for Congress

A Florida Judge is giving his approval to a new congressional map that was redrawn by state legislators that modifies 7 of Florida's 27 congressional districts, including those held by Corrine Brown and Ted Yoho.

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Is Obama heading toward airstrikes in Syria?

After three years of avoiding it, President Barack Obama finds himself being pushed toward military action in Syria.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey both made clear that defeating Islamic State jihadists ram...


Memorial drawing many seeking answers

Channel 4's Kumasi Aaron is in Ferguson, Missouri, along with Ron Davis, whose son Jordan was shot and killed in Jacksonville in 2012. Calm is finally prevailing but the controversy in Ferguson continues.

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Group plans forum to ease race tensions

A prominent anti-crime group announced plans Friday to prevent something like the riots in Ferguson, Missouri, from happening in Jacksonville.


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Jags at Lions in preseason action tonight

SOCIAL COVERAGE OF GAME: Updates from the New4Jax team, the Jaguars and fans from Detroit.

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10 things that will cost more this fall

Prices are going up for a wide variety of products and services this fall, from airfare to bacon.

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On this day: August 22

Teddy Roosevelt goes for a historic ride, tennis player Althea Gibson breaks racial barriers, The Supremes hit No. 1 for the first time, and Nolan Ryan notches his 5,000 career strikeout, all on this day.

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Kumasi In Ferguson Street Where Michael Brown Killed

Kumasi Aaron In Ferguson, Missouri

First visit to the street where Michael Brown was killed.

Budget Hearings Capital Improvement Projects

City leaders discussing big-budget projects

Jacksonville City Council's Finance Committee is questioning spending millions to makeover the Northbank.


Pet adopt fees waved in Clay County

With its shelter overcrowded, Clay County Animal Care and Control is hoping to get 100 pets adopted over the next two days.

Steamy Friday Forecast

Steamy Friday forecast

With temps expected to reach near 100 degrees, a heat advisory in effect through 8 p.m.

Kumasi Travels To Ferguson With Ron Davis As He Calls For Peace

Kumasi travels to Ferguson with Ron Davis

Channel 4's Kumasi Aaron just boarded a plane with Ron Davis, who's headed to Ferguson, Missouri to call for peace after Michael Brown's death.


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