‘He is beyond saving’: Tristyn Bailey’s family asks for maximum sentence for killer in emotional hearing
The second day of the Aiden Fucci's sentencing hearing Wednesday began with victim impact statements, including from Tristyn Bailey’s best friend and six members of her family: three of her four siblings, her parents and one of her grandmothers.
Aiden Fucci’s mental health likely to be a focus during sentencing hearing, attorney says
In a St. Johns County courtroom on Monday, when Aiden Fucci pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his 13-year-old schoolmate Tristyn Bailey, the 16-year-old disclosed the medications he is currently taking.
State files motion for 6-member jury in trial of Aiden Fucci, teen accused of killing Tristyn Bailey
The State Attorney’s Office for the Seventh Judicial Circuit has filed a motion to impanel a six-member jury for the trial of Aiden Fucci, the teen accused of killing 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey, according to St. Johns County court records.
Attorney for Aiden Fucci, teen accused of killing Tristyn Bailey, files exhibits in support of venue change request
The lawyer for Aiden Fucci, the teen accused of killing 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey, on Wednesday filed exhibits in support of a motion seeking a change of venue, as well as a new motion.
Surveillance video identifies 7 additional child molestation victims of St. Johns preschool employee, investigators say
St. Johns County investigators revealed Monday that review of surveillance video from a St. Johns County preschool uncovered seven more child victims in connection with a case of lewd and lascivious molestation involving a now former employee.
Former St. Johns preschool employee now facing 12 counts of molestation, 2 counts of lewd exhibition
A former employee at a private preschool in St. Johns County is now facing 12 counts of lewd and lascivious molestation and two counts of lewd exhibition, the St. Johns County Clerk of Courts website shows.
Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia now eligible for FEMA aid after Ian. Will you be applying?
Individuals and households in Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties can apply for FEMA Individual Assistance, which may include temporary housing assistance, basic home repairs and certain other uninsured disaster-related needs.
Blade tip recovered from Tristyn Bailey’s body came from knife found in St. Johns retention pond: FDLE
A blade tip found in 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey’s body originated from a knife that was discovered in a St. Johns County retention pond, according to a Florida Department of Law Enforcement report released Tuesday.
Dry walk to school, can not say the same for the return home
Today has been a bit hazy with dusty Saharan air and this will suppress some storms. The drier location will be at the beaches and areas over Putnam and southern St. Johns counties. Rain will develop near the Gulf and track northeastward through north Florida this afternoon. Inland locations of Duval, Baker and the Suwannee River Valley should get storms that may last late into the evening, especially over southeast Georgia.
Lawsuit filed against St. Johns preschool following arrest of former employee accused of molesting child
A lawsuit was filed Monday against Chappell Schools following the arrest last month of a former assistant teacher who’s accused of molesting a 4-year-old at the private preschool’s campus in St. Johns County.
Beach bound? Showers are developing south...
Update: 10:30 a.m. Showers with storms will get a head start near and along the beaches of Flagler and southern St. Johns counties. These will continue to develop near Palm Coast, Hammock Dunes in Flagler county then move north toward Crescent Beach and Anastasia Island. Scattered showers will continue to form along the sea breeze front then shift inland after 2 p.m.
Aiden Fucci draws line on cooperation with investigators in Tristyn Bailey case, court records show
The St. Johns County teenager accused of killing his 13-year-old schoolmate, Tristyn Bailey, has opted to flex his constitutional rights and refuse to say or do several things without his attorney present.
Aiden Fucci’s lawyer wants media excluded from pretrial proceedings, promises change of venue motion
The defense lawyer for Aiden Fucci, the now-15-year-old charged with first-degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey, is asking the judge to bar the media and the public from all future pretrial proceedings, saying the teen’s right to a fair trial is at stake.
Killing of Tristyn Bailey was ‘100% premeditated,’ Aiden Fucci’s friend told detectives
News4JAX on Thursday obtained discovery material, including emails and social media posts, in the case against Aiden Fucci, the now-15-year-old charged with first-degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey.
Arrest report: Computer tech alerts St. Johns deputies to child porn on customer’s laptop
A St. Johns County man is facing felony charges of obscene material possession after it was discovered that a laptop brought into a computer repair shop contained images of child porn, according to an arrest report from the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office.
Umbrella afternoon as a cold front swings through Jacksonville
Forecast models continue to be really aggressive, wanting to bring heavy rains to our forecast. The reality though? Somewhat disappointing. Thursday, we saw a brief heavy downpour along I-95 in Duval and St. Johns counties and that was it. Rather disappointing.
Northeast winds for Labor Day Weekend
Ida really unloaded on the Northeast United States Wednesday night, some of the heaviest rainfall totals throughout Ida’s entire inland track took place between Philadelphia and Boston. Dozens died in flash flooding. A few locations saw as much as 10″ of rain, in a matter of hours. This illustrates the amazing deep layer of tropical moisture that surrounded Ida and allowed for the 3rd fastest rapid intensification over the past 50 years.
Dog days of August shift into tropics watching
Short term, tonight through Friday evening will be some of our quietest weather days we have seen all summer. As we saw earlier Thursday, a few isolated pop-up thundershowers along the sea-breeze in St. Johns and Duval counties developed around 4 p.m. and they quickly faded. That was basically it for rainfall.
Showers, storms will hitch a ride on the sea breeze
Isolated showers and storms are on the move. These will form near and along the St. Johns and continue to travel inland. Scattered showers and storms will then develop near and along I-75. The lingering drier airmass across SE GA will result in less coverage of showers this afternoon/evening.
Strangely, the drier days of the next two days will be today and tomorrow
Wednesday afternoon was rolling along with hazy sunny skies and very warm temperatures. Seemingly, a quiet finish to this summer day. Boom! Not-so-fast! Storms rapidly developed later in the evening hours, two bands, the bigger band, Clay and St. Johns counties. The quieter but unrelenting band started near and west of Brunswick Georgia. Over the course of six hours, it kept percolating southward, reaching the Jacksonville area just before midnight.