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$4K reward offered for Lonzie's recovery

New tips in the search for 21-month-old Lonzie Barton have police expanding their appeal for help in tracking the movements of the suspect's orange 1995 Honda Civic with a black hood between 7 p.m. Thursday and 2 a.m. Friday.  

Published: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:50:38 GMT

Community comes together for Lonzie

Hundreds of people came together Wednesday night to pray for Lonzie Barton and support his family as they continue to search for the missing 21-month-old.

Published: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:49:07 GMT

Man killed in 2-vehicle crash on I-75

One man is dead after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday on Interstate 75 at about 5:37 p.m.

Published: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:46:03 GMT

Anger arises from killing of Cecil the lion

An American hunter and Minnesota dentist offered an apology but remains a target of criticism and scorn after admitting he killed a lion in the African nation of Zimbabwe, but said he thought it was a permitted, legal hunt.

Published: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:31:35 GMT

Police: Teacher charged with molestation

News4Jax is learning more about a former Duval County teacher was was arrested last week on charges of molesting a third-grader in his classroom.

Published: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:29:14 GMT

Patients having trouble getting pain medication

In a fight to get pill poppers off the street, News4Jax investigates how the war on drugs is turning innocent patients into victims.

Published: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:00:00 GMT

Bills call for compensating sexual assault victims

Senate Republicans this week filed bills that call for spending about $6 million to compensate two sexual-assault victims because of the negligence of state agencies. 

Published: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:12:11 GMT

Convicted felon arrested in Swat standoff

A convicted murderer is behind bars again, facing seven felony charges including battery, kidnapping, firing into an occupied dwelling, child cruelty and weapons charges, along with violation of probation., after a standoff with police Wednesday morning.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:26:39 GMT

Prosecutor: O'Connell's death not homicide

An outside prosecutor tasked with investigating the 2010 death of a St. Johns County deputy's girlfriend says it doesn't appear to be a murder.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:10:00 GMT

Understanding what makes an Amber Alert

For six days Jacksonville has been under an Amber Alert for Lonzie Barton that has now gone nationwide, but now that the case has turned into a homicide investigation, many people are wondering is the alert still needed.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:46:40 GMT

Coast Guard: Teen boaters search continues

Coast Guard and state officials visited the Florida home of one of two missing teenage boaters Wednesday, and a spokesman told news reporters the search for the boys is still "active and open."

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:24:28 GMT

Inspections of Planned Parenthoods ordered

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is ordering state health officials to inspect Planned Parenthood offices to ensure they are obeying the law when performing abortions.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:23:38 GMT

FHP: 2 teens critical after Palatka crash

Two Putnam County teens were critically injured Tuesday night when the car they were in crashed on a roadway that was under construction, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:22:09 GMT

Nurse arrested on child porn charges

A nurse in Nassau County has been arrested and charged with receiving child pornography over the Internet and is facing up to 20 years in a federal prison.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:57:24 GMT

Man convicted in child sex case

A 60-year-old man accused of inappropriately touching two children under the age of 12 has been found guilty, state attorneys say.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:46:32 GMT

3rd special session to be held in 2015

An unprecedented admission by the Florida Legislature has given way to another special session in the state for 2015.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:22:47 GMT

Community rallies to support searchers

An overwhelming number of people have brought water, snacks and supplies to help investigators searching for missing toddler Lonzie Barton.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:58:22 GMT

Middle school suicide rate increases

Another 21.5% have seriously thought about killing themselves

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:33:34 GMT

State Rep. raising questions about teachers

State Rep. Janet Adkins pledges to re-evaluate how teachers are screened and monitored.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:00:15 GMT

JFRD helping in search for missing boy

Jacksonville Fire Rescue is now among the 200 members of law enforcement helping in the search for 21-month-old Lonzie Barton.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:13:37 GMT