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Teen hit by truck in Arlington

A 15-year-old girl was transported to the hospital with a potentially life-threatening head injury after she was hit by a pickup truck on Merrill Road this morning according to Jacksonville police.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:17:07 GMT

New restrictions for hydrocodone

New restrictions are on the way for hydrocodone products and it'll change the way you get refills. Next month it will be classified as a level two drug, which means refills cannot be called or faxed in.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:33:22 GMT

Sex offender seen at yoga class, UNF

A 42-year-old registered sex offender spotted twice on Sunday in Jacksonville is being sought in connection with performing an unnatural and lascivious act at a San Marco yoga facility.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:06:38 GMT

Railway bridge over St. Johns stuck down

The Florida East Coast Railway bridge in Downtown has been stuck in the down position for almost a week, and it's affecting boat traffic on the St. Johns River. Some local marine businesses say the malfunction is costing them thousands.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:06:28 GMT

Trial aims to improve asthma treatment

Researchers at Nemours in Jacksonville are trying to improve the way they treat asthma, and they're looking for more patients to participate in a study.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:06:19 GMT

Atlas V rocket takes satellite aloft

A communications satellite was launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, carried aloft aboard an Atlas 5 rocket.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:05:00 GMT

Jax firemen help sick passenger on flight

Some Jacksonville firefighters on their way to a bachelor party in Las Vegas helped rescue a patient on their flight who needed emergency medical attention.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:53:02 GMT

Jags respond to some fan complaints

The Jaguars have sent a letter to season ticket holders announcing some changes in response to fan complaints.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:20:22 GMT

Police called to suspected meth lab at hotel

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrived Tuesday at a suspected meth lab at a hotel on the Southside.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:45:04 GMT

Flooding on State Street causes concern

Several intersections along State Street had to be closed Tuesday afternoon because of excess water following a downpour.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:40:00 GMT

Meth lab removed from St. Augustine home

Investigators in St. Johns County removed chemicals from an inactive meth lab at a home Tuesday afternoon.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:42:15 GMT

34-year-old's family 'devastated' by killing

The death of two men in the Lackawanna area of the Westside early Monday morning has left two families grieving and stunned.

Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:50:37 GMT

Sheriff on budget: Must have public safety

Sheriff John Rutherford summed up the budget cuts issue like this: "We're talking about life and limb."

Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:49:59 GMT

House, scene of weekend shooting, burns

State Fire Marshals are investigating an Arlington house found burning Tuesday morning that they believe was purposely set on fire.

Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:46:14 GMT

2 kids walking to bus stop hit by car

A 9-year-old boy and 8-year-old sister were hit by a car Tuesday morning on the Westside while crossing the street on the way to their bus stop, according to Jacksonville police.

Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:45:06 GMT

Northside drug house raided, shut down

Undercover agents, some masked, raided a suspected drug house in the 7400 block of Grant Avenue on Tuesday and removed some drugs and arrested one man.

Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:44:39 GMT

Boeing, Space X to fly astronauts

Both Boeing & SpaceX were awarded contracts by NASA to take U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station starting in 2017.

Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:35:55 GMT

Man leaves kids alone in hotel for 23 hours

A man was arrested Saturday after deputies said he left his three kids -- ages 6, 7 and 8 -- alone in a hotel room for 23 hours.

Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:35:24 GMT

Man killed in crash with tractor-trailer

A 58-year-old man driving a company van was killed Tuesday morning in a crash with a tractor-trailer on U.S. 1 in Hilliard.

Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:15:28 GMT

Necropsy: Euthanized bear had brain tumor

The bear captured by wildlife authorities last week in Jacksonville Beach and released in Camp Blanding was euthanized after it was recaptured in a Green Cove Springs neighborhood.

Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:14:56 GMT