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Bank building evacuated by greasy envelope

The mailroom at the Bank of America complex at 9000 Southside Blvd. was evacuated for a few hours Wednesday afternoon after the mail room received an envelope an employee thought was suspicious.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:11:28 GMT

Grieving family opens up after son?s death

The parents of a Fleming Island man who was killed by a speeding motorcyclist open up over their grief.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:00:55 GMT

Deputies rescue 84-year-old from creek

An 84-year-old woman with dementia was found waist-deep in a creek near her home Wednesday and rescued by Baker County Sheriff's Office deputies.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:00:25 GMT

Broken trailer blocking Richard Street

Police said the trailer of a big rig broke in half Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of  Richard Street and University Boulevard West, just south of Interstate 95.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:59:11 GMT

Arson suspected in 2 fires set blocks apart

Firefighters battled two fires of vacant houses blocks apart in an Eastside neighborhood Tuesday night. Residents believe both were set, but by different people.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:18:17 GMT

Officer killed in 'ambush' outside Atlanta

A Fulton County police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty early Wednesday morning in what police described as an ambush.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:08:36 GMT

2 officers shot by man who called 911

Two Lake Wells officers were injured during a shooting Tuesday night with a 59-year-old man who lured police to his home with a 911 call and opened fire, according to law enforcement.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:53:33 GMT

?Fight the Blight? cleans up Jacksonville

Some big changes are coming to Jacksonville neighborhoods to help spruce up the city's appearance.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:23:01 GMT

Grieving father 'being as strong as I can'

The Navy corpsman whose wife and three children were killed on the Buckman Bridge on Monday afternoon posts a message on Facebook, saying, "Thank you to everyone who is supporting me right now in the loss of my family."

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:06:46 GMT

Arrest made in Mandarin meth lab bust

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has just made an arrest involving a meth lab that was discovered in a Mandarin neighborhood. 

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:49:47 GMT

Gun in bedroom leads to knife at school

A stolen gun found in a child’s bedroom led Flagler County sheriff’s deputies to a student with a knife in his backpack on a middle school campus.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:44:11 GMT

Parents plead not guilty in daughter's death

John and Shavonn Norfleet pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of second-degree murder in the death of their 4-year-old daughter last month.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:53:27 GMT

St. Augustine burglar on the loose

The St. Augustine police department is searching for a man they say broke into a small antique shop Tuesday night.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:09:44 GMT

What's the St. Johns River worth?

That was the subject of a study by researchers from the University of North Florida and other institutions.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:00:23 GMT

Crash involving school bus on Westside

No students were on a school bus that was rear-ended on the exit ramp from I-295 to 103rd Street on this morning. An adult and teenager in the car were injured in the crash.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:02:29 GMT

Church raises money for crash victims' dad

The woman and three children killed when their broken-down SUV was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on the Buckman Bridge had recently moved to Jacksonville. The victims' husband and father, a corpsman in the Navy, is supported by his neighbors and church as he faces taking his family back home for the last time.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:49:32 GMT

Near record highs, then mega temp drop

Temps in the mid 80s may have you in the Spring-cleaning mood Wednesday but you'll likely be digging in your closet to find you coats by Friday!

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:44:35 GMT

Gov. asked to suspend testing after glitches

Several school districts on Tuesday suspended Florida's new standardized tests for a second day, despite assurances that the problems had been fixed.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:56:58 GMT

New plan to fight blight in Jacksonville

Some big changes are coming to Jacksonville neighborhoods to help spruce up the city’s appearance. Wednesday morning several new measures will be announced to ramp up the fight against blight in urban neighborhoods.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:30:01 GMT

Man detained by police at house fire

Flames were showing from the home at 1131 East 14th Street when firefighters arrived, and police detained a man at the scene, but he had not been arrested.

Published: Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:39:51 GMT