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Former police sergeant gets 120-year prison sentence for producing, possessing child porn

Jacksonville, Florida - United States District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Kyle Adam Kirby (37, Live Oak) to 120 years in federal prison for producing, attempting to produce, possessing, and accessing images and videos depicting the sexual abuse of minors. Kirby was arrested on October 2

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-03-23 02:00:58

Local Winn-Dixies among store closings

JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Southeastern Grocers announced Thursday, March 15 that it will be closing 94 stores in seven states, including three Winn Dixie stores in Baldwin County and one in ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Winn Dixie stores in Robertsdale, Gulf Shores and Daphne wil

GULFCOASTNEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-03-22 15:51:34

Stolen car crashes on Jacksonville's westside, one dead, three hurt

Jacksonville, FL - One person is dead and three others suffered injuries following a single-vehicle crash of a stolen car on Cassat near Lenox Avenue. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the vehicle was driving recklessly as it approached a JSO K9 officer and vehicle that was on the si

WOKV.COM - 2018-03-22 13:12:00

Woman dies after being found in ditch in NW Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL - A very active investigation is underway in Northwest Jacksonville, after a woman was found in a ditch. JSO says an off-duty officer was flagged down around 8AM, by a person who found the woman. She was in a ditch off Garden Street and Old Kings Road, and was unresponsive. The vic

WOKV.COM - 2018-03-22 22:00:00

Jacksonville man arrested in Tallahassee homicide

An 18-year-old Jacksonville man is behind bars after a November robbery ended in the shooting death of a 19-year-old man during an attempted robbery in a Tallahassee apartment complex, according to the Leon County Sheriff's Office. Le'Keian Inarius Woods of Spotts Road, Jacksonville, was booked Marc

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-03-23 19:46:48

Sheriff: Deputies shoot, kill armed man during Fernandina Beach standoff

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. - Nassau County deputies shot and killed a 25-year-old man Wednesday night after he opened fire on them following a standoff, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies said they were called to the Amelia Island Surf and Racquet Club Condominiums on Amelia Island Parkway in


A woman says she's suffered chronic nerve pain for 14 years -- because Naval Hospital Jacksonville employees left a piece of a needle in her spine during an epidural.

Bright says Naval Hospital Jacksonville initially diagnosed her with sciatica, but a CT scan 14 years later revealed something else -- a needle embedded in her spine. Bright says Naval Hospital Jacksonville knew about it the whole time. The needle remains lodged in Bright's back. "I was so mad that

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-03-22 16:54:26

Nassau County issues boil water advisory

NASSAU COUNTY - Nassau County officials issued a boil water advisory Thursday for all Nassau-Amelia Utility customers until further notice. The utility experienced a loss of pressure due to a power outage during a weekly generator testing. Officials said City of Fernandina Beach customers and high

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-22 21:21:23

Jacksonville man who shot girlfriend in front of their son gets life in prison

A 25-year-old Jacksonville man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for the 2016 murder of his girlfriend, shot in the head as she sat with their 3-year-old son in their car, according to the State Attorney's Office. Kameron Letroy Holmes' sentence immediately followed his jury conviction on secon

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-03-23 22:49:15

Woman dies in head on-collision

A 49-year-old St. Simons Island woman died Wednesday afternoon when the Jeep Patriot she was driving crossed into the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 17 and collided head on with a Waste Management truck, Georgia State Patrol Cpl. Richard Sikes said. The crash occurred around 3 p.m. as the woman was


Death under investigation in North Jacksonville

Te Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating an undetermined death discovered Thursday morning in the 7000 block of Garden St. The site is in North Jacksonville, west of Old Kings Road. The Times-Union and Jacksonville.com will have more information as it becomes available. Te Jacksonville Sher

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-03-22 16:36:51

NCSO kills man on Amelia Island

A 911 call about armed men inside a condominium at the Amelia Surf & Racquet Club on Amelia Island Parkway on Tuesday night is reported to have ended with the caller being shot by a Special Response Team after he suddenly appeared in a doorway at the condominium holding a gun, according to a news re


Can you help Jacksonville police ID these 2 men?

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police are asking for help to find two men they believe have information about a crime. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office released two surveillance images Wednesday, asking for help to identify the men in the photos. Police did not say what crime the two men might know about o


Stolen vehicle hits fence, one person killed, on Westside, says JSO

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A violent crash shut down lanes near Cassat Avenue and Lenox Avenue, early Thursday morning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Police on scene told News4Jax a driver was headed North on Cassat when they say they attempted to do a traffic stop. As soon as the offic


Residents evacuated following chemical odor on the Northside

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department is evacuating residents on the northside following a chemical odor early Thursday morning. According to JFRD, they are blocking off the area around the 800 block of Virginia Street and are starting to evacuate residents. Hazmat unit

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2018-03-22 13:31:00

Report: Yulee man caught masterbating at Walmart

A Yulee man was jailed in Nassau County after a shopper said he masterbated in front of her in the Walmart parking lot on March 19, deputies said. The Nassau County Sheriff's Office arrested Greg Osgood, 29, and charged him with exposure of sex organs and disorderly conduct. According to deputies,


Former principal accused of stealing school money hired at Orange Park private school

Spencer Lodree, the former principal at Fernandina Beach High School, has a new job at the Orange Park Performing Arts Academy. Lodree admitted to stealing $1,300 in ticket sales from a basketball game earlier in the year. St. Johns County stranger tried to lure girl by using dog in car Severe weath


Jaguars release longtime tight end Marcedes Lewis

The Jacksonville Jaguars released 33-year-old tight end Marcedes Lewis on Tuesday. Lewis, 33, has spent his entire career in Jacksonville after being drafted in the first round in 2006 out of UCLA. Talked some folks this morning that believe Marcedes still wants to play even with this news. Was to


Orange Park man raped 15-year-old in mall parking lot, detectives say

ORANGE PARK, Fla. - A 22-year-old Orange Park man accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in a mall parking lot was arrested in his home Monday morning, authorities said. Jeolmy Martinez is charged with lewd and lascivious battery in connection with an October 2017 rape investigation. According to in


Fernandina Beach Police searching for woman wanted in theft

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. - The Fernandina Beach Police Department is asking the public for help in finding a woman they say stole nearly $3,000 worth of optical frames from Eye Envy. The woman has long reddish hair and was wearing glasses when she walked into the eye store on Sadler Road last October