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Woman accused of killing former deputy

A 56-year-old woman is accused of fatally shooting a former Bay County Sheriff's deputy Monday during a domestic dispute.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:08:53 GMT

Vote tonight on signs at Veterans Arena

The City Council is expected to vote on a plan, Tuesday night that could settle an issue over ads on the facade of the Veterans Memorial Arena.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:41:53 GMT

Fla. tax burden low, but local taxes higher

Florida's per capita state government tax and revenue collections are at their lowest points in decades, according to the state's fiscal watchdog, Florida TaxWatch. However, local taxes have gone up.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:59:21 GMT

Climber with Florida ties caught in quake

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake in Nepal has killed more than 1,800 people, and the death toll is expected to rise. A St. Augustine family waited anxiously for news that their climber relative had survived the deadly quake.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:39:13 GMT

Group targeted in drive-by shooting

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating an overnight drive-by shooting in a Northside neighborhood that sent one man to the hospital.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:35:18 GMT

Families fighting to keep kids out of gangs

After days of talk by community members and police about gang violence in sections of Northwest Jacksonville, News4Jax went to the neighborhoods to talk to parents raising children in areas where gang affiliation is common.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:58:21 GMT

Mom of runaway toddler: Use child locks

A young mother hopes to draw attention to the importance of child locks in homes after her 2-year-old daughter managed to slip away in the middle of the night and wander all the way outside the neighborhood.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:57:53 GMT

Man injured in drive-by shooting

One man is recovering after being shot in the leg in Northwest Jacksonville Monday evening, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:57:51 GMT

Gangs: How they operate; who is joining

An assistant state attorney who has prosecuted gang-related crimes for years says no part of town is immune from their violence.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:00:00 GMT

Fernandina police chase, shoot suspect

Officers with the Fernandina Beach Police Department shot a man who tried to walk out of a Walmart with a television, threatened an employee with a syringe, then led police on a high-speed pursuit, police said.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:32:46 GMT

Pastor: City needs National Guard's help

A local pastor has asked Gov. Rick Scott to call in the National Guard to help reduce crime in the River City. The last time the National Guard helped fight crime in Jacksonville was after sniper shootings on Interstate 295 in 1992.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:02:56 GMT

Business cleaning up after car hits building

A Northside business is closed after a man drove a stolen car through the building Sunday. Police say 18-year-old Tyrone Frazier stole his grandmother's car and crashed it into De-Champ's Cleaners on Soutel Drive.

Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:01:01 GMT

NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit San Marco

People living in about a 3.5 mile stretch from San Marco to Englewood High School are continuing to clean up the damage left behind by an EF-1 tornado that hit Saturday.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:59:36 GMT

Khan's Shipyards plan gets highest score

A three-member committee that looked over the three proposals for the Shipyards re-development gave the highest score to Jaguars owner Shad Khan's plan.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:41:15 GMT

Budget battle to impact land acquisition?

A standoff over health care money has left the state without a spending plan. Environmentalists are worried they’re going to become a casualty because of the budget battle.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:52:46 GMT

Students fear retaliation after teen killed

Monday was an emotional day for students at First Coast High School as they returned to their classrooms for the first time since a classmate was gunned down at an after-prom party.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:42:23 GMT

Gator attacks man during show

An alligator attacks a man during a festival demonstration.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:39:14 GMT

Man stabbed in Fernandina Beach domestic dispute

Early morning Monday morning, a man was hospitalized after being hit by a car, then stabbed in the neck by a man in a dispute of a woman.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:27:41 GMT

10 arrested in 6-week drug investigation

Ten people have been arrested after suspicious activity in a Melrose neighborhood led to a six-week drug investigation.

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:10:19 GMT

Pastors want curfew, troops to patrol Jax

A group called the Issachar Ministerial Alliance is asking for a state of emergency to battle gang violence in Jacksonville. The request includes a 9 p.m. curfew and the Florida National Guard to help patrol Jacksonville's most dangerous neighborhoods "to give the police adequate room for aggressive policy."

Published: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:04:18 GMT