Bookmark and Share

rss logo Top Jacksonville Area Local News Stories

Source: Jacksonville News

Teen girl shot in foot at Scott Park

A teenage girl was shot in the foot late Monday night at Scott Park in northwest Jacksonville, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:55:25 GMT

Mother shares pain of losing 3-year-old

Three days after an Orange Park toddler was hit by a car and killed, his heartbroken mother opened up about her loss.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:49:07 GMT

Family hopeful teen hit by car will recover

A 16-year-old girl who was hit by a car on the Northside on Monday morning remained in critical but stable condition Monday night, her family said.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:48:55 GMT

Police: 3 shot in Grand Park area, 1 critical

Two men and a boy were shot in the Grand Park area of Jacksonville on Monday night, and one of them was in critical condition, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:44:07 GMT

JSO: Man, 19, dies playing soccer at park

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says a 19-year-old man died Monday while playing a pick-up game of soccer at Huffman Park in the Sandalwood area.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:05:27 GMT

Scott, in St. Augustine, talks Ebola

On the eve of the final gubernatorial debate, Gov. Rick Scott stopped in St. Augustine on Monday, and the topic of Ebola took center stage.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:46:08 GMT

Baby boy dies after hit-and-run crash

A 4-month-old boy died early Monday morning after being injured in a hit-and-run crash Saturday night in Riverside, according to the child's father.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:22:34 GMT

3rd annual Week of Valor set in Jax

It will be a week to honor the sacrifice of Jacksonville's military servicemen and women.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:18:50 GMT

2 weeks of early voting begins today

Early voting for governor, congressional and legislative seats and many local offices is under way in Jacksonville and will be open in all Florida counties by Saturday.  County-by-county locations, times | Florida voter's guide |

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:18:29 GMT

Cops: Man shot, killed 2 women, fled police

Ocala police say a man shot and killed his girlfriend and her mother on Monday afternoon, sparking a police pursuit ending in shots being fired by officers and the suspect crashing his motorcycle.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:17:48 GMT

Adventure Landing groper still sought

Managers at Adventure Landing in Jacksonville Beach say they are reviewing their policy and procedure following a disturbing incident early Saturday morning.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:12:18 GMT

JSO seeks help identifying burglar

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking the community to help identify a man suspected in a burglary and attempted auto theft.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:02:48 GMT

Could red-light cameras be eliminated?

You may be off the hook if you’re holding a red-light camera ticket. Two cases could be the beginning of the end for the controversial program.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:57:45 GMT

FSU approves hefty contract for Thrasher

Powerful politician John Thrasher is going to get paid $430,000 a year as the new president of Florida State University.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:54:32 GMT

Jax man wins $1 million in scratch-off

A 55-year-old Jacksonville man won a $1 million prize in the 100X The Cash Scratch-off game, the Florida Lottery announced Monday.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:43:53 GMT

Man killed at Sans Souci apartments

A man was found shot to death at an apartment complex in the Sans Souci area late Sunday night, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:43:36 GMT

Win tickets to see Kristian Bush in concert

The Runwell Foundation is giving one lucky winner a chance to win tickets to the Runwell Foundation Concert and Event on November 8, 2014, where Kristian Bush will be performing. 

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:04:14 GMT

Teen accused of sex with minor at mental health facility

A 17-year-old boy was arrested last month on a charge lewd and lascivious battery and engaging in sexual activity with a person 12 or older but younger than 16 at the Mental Health Center of Jacksonville.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:35:52 GMT

Man accused of killing 4 to be arraigned in Pasco

A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field is expected be arraigned in a Pasco County court.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:12:35 GMT

Driver killed, child injured in Flagler crash

One driver was killed and two others in her car, including a 5-year-old child, were seriously injured Saturday night on State Road 100 at Landing Boulevard in Flagler County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:35:00 GMT