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Sinkhole opens up in Central Fla. neighborhood

A sinkhole opened up between two homes in a Villages neighborhood Saturday morning.

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:10:36 GMT

Ponte Vedra High principal dies from cancer

Students and teachers are mourning the death of Ponte Vedra High School principal Craig Speziale, who lost his battle with cancer. 

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:24:14 GMT

1 dead, 1 hurt in house party shooting

A man in his 20s is dead and a teen is injured after an early Saturday shooting outside a house party in the Sandalwood area.

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:26:11 GMT

Normandy home catches fire

A home in Normandy caught fire and fire crews were called to the scene around 10 a.m. Saturday.

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:20:20 GMT

1 ejected, killed in crash on I-95

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating after a woman in a car stopped on Interstate 95 early Saturday morning was hit by another vehicle, ejected and then struck by two other vehicles that kept going.

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:37:49 GMT

Weavers donate $1M to K9s For Warriors

Former Jaguars owners Wayne and Delores Weaver announced a $1 million donation to K9s For Warriors at its Ponte Vedra facility Friday.

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:15:10 GMT

Beach erosion emergency extended

Homeowners along the coast of South Ponte Vedra Beach are still worried about beach erosion on their property as St. Johns County has extended a state of emergency.

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:10:15 GMT

Pastor's sex offender probation modified

A judge has agreed to modify the probation rules for a former pastor who spent three years in prison for lewd and lascivious acts with two girls while he was leading his church.

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:09:02 GMT

Secret cameras would aim to deter crime

Secret cameras could be coming to a neighborhood near you, especially if it's known for violence.

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:08:28 GMT

Semi overturns on Old St. Aug. Rd. ramp

The entrance ramp to Old St. Augustine Road from Interstate 95 southbound reopened about two hours after a tractor-trailer overturned Friday afternoon.

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:15:44 GMT

Social media clean-up could benefit future

When you put something on social media you're not immediately thinking of the effects it might have in the future. Careless posting to social media can cause some real harm to college-bound high school students.

Published: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:45:45 GMT

Wife: 'I knew in my spirit he was gone'

Vernon and Andrea Stephens were in the middle of their happily ever after. They were weeks away from celebrating 11 years of marriage. But that all changed a week ago.

Published: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:05:40 GMT

Headstone donated to mourning family

A family of six who lost their mother to a tragedy will now hopefully gain a sense of peace after a special ceremony honoring their mother Friday.

Published: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:27:39 GMT

USS Hue City back at Mayport after fire

One week after the USS Hue City left on deployment, the ship arrives back at Mayport this morning after an engine fire caused significant damage and forced the ship to turn back.

Published: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:42:14 GMT

Unfinished plaza to go up for auction

The shell of a condominium tower on the St. Johns River that has sat untouched since a deadly collapse seven years ago is about to go on the auction block.

Published: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:13:42 GMT

Documents: Teen inmate died of asphyxia

A 19-year-old inmate of the Clay County Jail died of asphyxia in a restraint chair after being pepper-sprayed in March 2013, according to investigative documents released Friday.

Published: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:57:22 GMT

Scramble to pass laws to begin

Vacation time will be over for lawmakers on Monday and a 10-day scramble to pass laws will begin. Money matters will be on the front burner and other high-profile legislation is in doubt.

Published: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:55:19 GMT

Compensating wrongly convicted Fla. man

Imagine being sent to death row for poisoning your seven children while knowing you were innocent. After nearly 40 years, James Richardson is fighting to be compensated for his wrongful conviction.

Published: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:54:54 GMT

Cops: Man smothered crying son over video game

A Central Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday.

Published: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:50:00 GMT

Exonerated in murder; accused of fraud

A man released from prison after being wrongly convicted of killing his pregnant sister-in-law has now been indicted by a federal grand jury for tax fraud.

Published: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:37:04 GMT