Officer charged with helping son escape

Betty Maynor Pearson, a 15-year veteran of JSO, is accused of trying to help her son, Antoine Pearson Jr., elude capture on a cocaine trafficking warrant.


Customer stops robbery at Walgreens

A Navy veteran stopped a man from robbing a Walgreens on Normandy Boulevard at Memorial Park Road early Thursday morning.


Teen accused of murder in mom's death

The 14-year-old who fled to Miami in his family's SUV after his mother was stabbed to death has been charged in her killing, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday.


JSO: Unlicensed driver hits, kills pedestrian

A 24-year-old man driving on a suspended license hit and killed a 58-year-old pedestrian Wednesday morning on Atlantic Boulevard, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.


Motorcyclist dies in crash on Westside

A man riding a motorcycle is dead after he hit a car on the Westside Wednesday evening.


Man found seriously injured in Arlington

Police are trying to figure out whether a man was hit by a car and seriously injured in Arlington Wednesday evening.


22nd arrest made after sex sting announced

After the Gainesville Police Department held a press conference highlighting the 21 arrests they made in "Operation Panther," a sting set up to catch men attempting to meet underage girls for sex, a 22nd arrest was made on a man who wasn't able to attend the original sting, but showed later that day.  

WATCH: Surveillance video of sex sting arrests


JSO: Man sets house, car on fire

A Mayport man is in police custody after he allegedly poured gasoline on his car and home, lighting them on fire and leaving his wife and kids without a place to stay.


Student arrested after gun found at UNF

A freshman University of North Florida student was arrested Tuesday after campus police found a gun in his dorm room.


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Judge orders defiant Kentucky clerk to jail

Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk Kim Davis couldn't be swayed to heed a U.S. Supreme Court order legalizing same-sex marriage, so on Thursday a federal judge held her in contempt and remanded her to custody.

In a federal courthouse in Ashland, Kentucky,...


Ashley Madison

Local Ashley Madison fallout continues

A day after a local judge admitted he logged onto the cheating website Ashley Madison, News4jax has obtained the names of other public employees who also registered for the site, some of them using government email accounts, others using their personal emails.


3 restaurants closed by sewage, roaches

In this week's restaurant report card, a food cart was temporarily ordered to shut down because of a sewage leak and two restaurants were ordered to closed while they rid themselves of roaches.


Assistant coach says he didn't kick player

A Fletcher High School assistant football coach accused of kicking a Sandalwood player during a game Saturday is speaking out, hoping to clear his name.


Veterans suit up with Brooks Brothers

Military veterans suited up Wednesday night but not in their combat fatigues. Brooks Brothers took them shopping with the help of Dignity U Wear, through Brooks Brothers jobs program, Suits for Soldiers, and dressed them down in tailored suits at their St. Johns Town Center store.


FWC: Bears hunters can kill to 320

Florida wildlife officials have approved the killing of 320 black bears next month during the state's first bear hunting season in more than 20 years.


Who will still be Jag after preseason?

Sam Kouvaris commentary: It won’t take long to see where the battles for roster spots are taking place when the Jaguars take on Washington Thursday night.


Finding parking, lodging for the 450th

The city of St. Augustine is getting set to celebrate its 450th anniversary, and is working to make sure that visitors have plenty of places to park and a place to rest their head. 


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Celebrities who have fallen from grace

Few celebrities can contend with Thursday's 50-year-old birthday boy Charlie Sheen when it comes to spectacular public meltdowns. Take a look at Sheen other stars who have fallen from grace.


Public domain

On this day: September 3

The American Revolutionary War ends, baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb collects his last hit, the Allies declare war on Germany during World War II, and a U.S. Supreme Court chief justice dies, all on this day.



Bears break into car, steal lunch

VIDEO: It's not your everyday crime. Bears broke into a woman's car.

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FDA warning about powdered caffeine

Poison control expert says labeling on powdered caffeine is confusing.

Daughtry's family at hearing

A judge said Thursday morning that there was probable cause for the 14-year-old Mitchell Daughtry's second-degree murder arrest in his mother's death.

St. Augustine restuarants, shops prep for 450th

Stages, lights and tents are being put up around restaurants for St. Augustine's big birthday bash.

Walgreens robbery thwarted by customer

A man who attempted to rob a Walgreens was stopped by a customer who tackled him, police say.

Thursday's Forecast, Thumbs Up!

Foggy start will lead to partly cloudy skies and a few afternoon showers and storms.  


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