Man dead after driving into St. Johns River

Traffic homicide officers from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office say a man died after driving his minivan into the St. Johns River.

Eagle Harbor Community Pool water slide collapse

Photo courtesy of Erin Carre

13 students hurt in water slide collapse

More than a dozen high school students were hurt Thursday after a water slide at the Eagle Harbor Community Pool collapsed, sending two students to the hospital, authorities say.

Man hit by stray bullet on Northside

JSO: Bicyclist struck by stray bullet

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating after a bicyclist was struck by a stray bullet on the Northside.

12-year-old Sharron Townsend charged with murder

Police: Boy, 12, shot, killed homeless man

A 12-year-old boy shot and killed a 54-year-old homeless man last month in a what a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office chief called "a horrible, spontaneous event."

Israeli airstrikes, Rafah, Gaza Strip

Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

Gaza cease-fire unravels

A cease-fire in Gaza unraveled Friday less than two hours after it took effect, with both sides accusing each other of violating the fledgling truce and the Israeli military saying one of its soldiers possibly was kidnapped.


2nd tropical storm of season forms

Tropical storm warnings are up in Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and other nearby islands as newly formed Tropical Storm Bertha approaches the Caribbean.

Dead fish in water near Vilano Bridge

Boaters, fisherman question 'fish kill'

A St. Johns County fisherman sent News4Jax alarming video of dead fish floating under the Vilano Bridge Thursday.

Reggie Fullwood

Rep. Fullwod sues over disqualification

A Jacksonville state representative whose filing for reelection was disqualified is suing the state, asking that the Division of Elections' decision be overturned.

Tax-free shopping for school supplies

Back-to-school tax holiday underway

Florida’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday runs Friday through Sunday and features higher limits on exemptions. Computers and accessories are also now included on the tax-free list.

Suns parking

City to pay Suns to move Aug. 8 game

Parking during Jaguars games can always be a problem, but how about parking during football and baseball games at the same time?

Tammy Hansen

Missionary to Haiti tells of Chick V pain

A Jacksonville missionary who was infected with Chikungunya virus during a mission trip in Haiti spoke Thursday about the pain she's been in for the last two months.

Adolf Hitler, 1936 Olympics Berlin

Public domain

On this day: August 1

Oxygen is discovered, Adolf Hitler presides over the opening of the Olympics, a new superhero is introduced, tragedy strikes the University of Texas, and a new all-music TV network debuts, all on this day.

Amy Adams as Lois Lane in Man of Steel

Warner Bros. Pictures

Celebrities with August birthdays

Wondering which of your favorite celebrities shares your August birthday? Wonder no more. Click on to discover what stars have birthdays this month.

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