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Fla orders drop in workers' comp rates

Florida regulators are approving a drop in workers' compensation insurance rates.

Published: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:05:00 GMT

Marissa Alexander agrees to plea deal

The woman at the center of a closely watched case on issues of self-defense and minimum sentences for gun crimes agrees to plead guilty to three counts of aggravated assault. Under the agreement, she'll get out of jail in 65 days. TIMELINE: Case against Marissa Alexander | 

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:52:16 GMT

1 of 3 victims from FSU shooting paralyzed

A family member says a Florida State University student shot outside the campus library is paralyzed from the waist down.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:48:41 GMT

Mandarin Food Bank feeds families

It's the season of giving thanks, and it's made possible for some local families by the Mandarin Food Bank.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:48:34 GMT

Man sought in car burglary, credit card use

Police in Jacksonville are trying to identify a man who used a credit card stole in a car burglary last month.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:42:39 GMT

Sex offender convicted of molesting child

A 59-year-old registered sex offender was sentenced Monday to life in prison for one count of lewd or lascivious molestation of a child.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:19:14 GMT

Woman, 31, charged in March killing

A 31-year-old Jacksonville woman was arrested and charged with murder in the March 17 shooting death of a 38-year-old man.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:41:54 GMT

FHP: 3 hurt after truck runs red light

Three people were suffered serious injuries in a crash on the Westside on Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:28:37 GMT

Former sgt. pleads not guilty in custody case

Former St. Johns County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Catherine Payne pleaded not guilty Monday to amended charges of two counts of depriving custody of a minor.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:32:17 GMT

Man sentenced to life in deputy's murder

The first person convicted in the 2012 death of a Clay County detective during the raid of a Middleburg meth lab two years ago is sentenced to two life terms in prison.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:12:07 GMT

Man dragged by vehicle during dispute

A man was dragged by a vehicle during a dispute Monday morning in Palatka, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:06:31 GMT

Black Friday deals, store hours set

Tents are already set up outside Best Buy at the St. Johns Town Center for Black Friday.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:05:47 GMT

Deputy killed in ambush identified

The a 53-year-old man who police say set his home outside Tallahassee on fire Saturday so he could kill first responders fatally shot Leon County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Smith, 47, and wounded another deputy before he was killed in a gun battle outside his home.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:40:38 GMT

Joint committee discusses pension proposals

A joint committee of the City Council is meeting Monday to take up Jacksonville's $1.7 billion pension problem.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:44:29 GMT

Coworker remembers hit-and-run victim

A St. Augustine woman is remembering the 26-year-old man killed by a hit-and-run driver Sunday morning while riding his bicycle.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:58:06 GMT

Season jobs on the rise for holidays

With the holiday season, comes the busiest shopping rush of the year. That means many retailers are hiring seasonal employees.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:54:00 GMT

USS Roosevelt sailors return

Sailor on the USS Roosevelt are back home after a nine-month deployment -- just in time to spend Christmas and Thanksgiving with friends and family. IMAGES: Mayport homecoming | 

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:40:00 GMT

Motorcycle ride honors Jordan Davis

A bike ride was organized by the family of Jordan Davis on Sunday. The anniversary marked two years since the 17-year-old Wolfson High School student was shot and killed at a Southside gas station.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:27:03 GMT

Report: Leaked emails show GOP redistricting plans

Hundreds of pages of emails show a handful of Republican political consultants' efforts to influence Florida's redistricting process, according to report published Sunday from the Scripps-Tribune Capital Bureau.

Published: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:40:38 GMT

Bicyclist killed in St. Augustine hit-and-run

St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly hit-and-run traffic accident involving a bicyclist in the area of Hilltop Road and Kings Estate Road. The victim was identified as Madison Jacob Meyer, 26, of St. Augustine.

Published: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:44:58 GMT