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Council takes up juvenile civil infractions

After meeting with State Attorney Angela Corey Tuesday night, City Council has decided to delay its decision on increasing civil citations.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:57:41 GMT

1 dead, 1 injured in Westside shooting

Police in Jacksonville are looking for the people responsible for a deadly shooting on the city's Westside.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:32:31 GMT

Police: Child dead in hit-and-run

A 3-year-old child is dead after a hit-and-run accident that happened Tuesday night, authorities said.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:30:47 GMT

Accused teacher removed from classroom

A Biltmore Elementary School teacher who has been accused by a student and the girl's parents of choking and touching the girl inappropriately and choking her has been removed from the classroom.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:27:12 GMT

Atlantic Beach considers discrimination ban

The big issue of human rights for the lesbian, gay, bi and transsexual community was taken up Tuesday in Atlantic Beach

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:06:27 GMT

Council approves $2M for Riverwalk repair

City Council met Tuesday and approved an $2 million in funding it will cost to repair Jacksonville's Riverwalk.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:33:35 GMT

Mother charged with baby's murder

Police in Jacksonville have charged a 27-year-old woman with murder in the death of her 3-month-old son in January.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:36:05 GMT

Family: Why hasn't driver been charged?

The driver of a car that hit and killed a teenager in October still hasn't been charged, and the family wants to know why.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:05:03 GMT

Dumpster overflowing at apartments

Residents at a Westside apartment complex say their trash hasn't been picked up in a couple of weeks and their dumpster is overflowing, attracting flies and wild animals, and creating a foul smell and dangerous conditions for kids playing near it.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:55:00 GMT

3 kids among 5 hurt in Arlington crash

Five people, including three children, were hurt in a crash in Arlington late Tuesday morning, according to Jacksonville police.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:54:16 GMT

Police investigate school bus assault

A middle school boy says he was attacked on a bus leaving Baldwin Middle-Senior High, and now his mother wants answers.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:20:11 GMT

Rescued sea turtles released in Jax

In celebration of Earth Day, New England Aquarium staff and volunteers released dozens of sea turtles in Jacksonville on Tuesday.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:05:48 GMT

Stanton College Prep ranks 12th nationally

Jacksonville's Stanton College Preparatory School is getting more national recognition.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:45:39 GMT

Dunn's attorney seeks to delay retrial

The new attorney for Michael Dunn has filed a motion for a continuance seeking to delay his murder retrial in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:34:10 GMT

Charter schools win contract victory

Legislation to create a standardized contract between charter schools and local school districts cleared a divided state House Tuesday, passing over the objections of most school boards.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:48:16 GMT

Craft brewers bill could be major setback

Florida's rapidly growing beer industry could suffer a major setback if legislators pass a bill that's making its way to the Senate floor.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:19:36 GMT

FCAT servers go down, testing halted

Teachers in several schools across Florida were asked to stop their students from taking the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test on Tuesday after there were reported problems with the system.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:58:22 GMT

2 teens charged in Melrose store arson

Deputies in Clay County have charged two teens in connection with the burglary, grand theft and arson of a Melrose convenience store earlier this month.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:12:15 GMT

JSO takes 19 mins. to respond to shots fired

Some neighbors are concerned after learning it took Jacksonville police 19 minutes after the first call to arrive outside a Sandalwood house party where one teen was killed an another was shot early Saturday morning.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:04:24 GMT

Uniformed man sought in RadioShack theft

Deputies in Clay County are trying to identify a man who was wearing a uniform and stole a Bluetooth headset from a RadioShack store Saturday afternoon.

Published: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:39:51 GMT