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Restaurant Report: Jacksonville Japanese restaurant cited for roaches

A popular Japanese restaurant in Jacksonville was temporarily shut down. Health inspectors noted finding 10 roaches on walls, floors and counters at Daruma Japanese Steak House at Beach Boulevard and Discovery Way. Inspectors noted the interior of a microwave was soiled with encrusted food. In addi

FOX30JAX.COM - 2018-01-18 20:59:48

Texas man sentenced for bringing New Orleans woman to Jacksonville for prostitution

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Houston man was sentenced to eight years in prison for bringing women to Jacksonville for prostitution, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Erwin Phillips Burley, 29, pleaded guilty on May 9 last year. U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard also ordered Burley

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-01-18 18:01:14

Two Jacksonville Police officers injured in crash

Jacksonville, Fl. - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has not announced if there will be any charges after two of their own crashed into each while responding to a call. The two officers were driving west on Beaver Street early Wednesday evening and as they approached the viaduct, a third was in th

WOKV.COM - 2018-01-18 13:57:00

500 homes without power on Jacksonville's north side on coldest morning of the year

As of 5:15 a.m. on Thursday 2,335 homes were without power on Jacksonville's north side. Homes on the Northside experienced a power outage this morning for at least three hours on the coldest day of the year. According to JEA's outage map, it appeared as though more than 2,300 homes were without p

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2018-01-18 13:51:00

2017 was Jacksonville's 2nd hottest average temperature

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - On a frigid day like today when no place across the continental US was over 60F in the morning, news from NOAA will send toasty thoughts your way: 2017 third warmest year on record for the globe. NOAA's announced the planet was slightly cooler in 2017 compared to previous years,

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-01-18 18:36:37

Jacksonville teacher keeps students focused with Jaguars meme

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville middle school teacher has a nifty way of getting her students to pay attention in history class ahead of Sunday's big game: She posted a meme that replaced American patriots' portraits with Jaguars players. Amanda Swearingen, who teaches eighth grade U.S. History

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-01-18 16:38:49

Overnight fire damages Jacksonville apartments during hard freeze warning

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department responded to a call at the Club at St. Johns Town Center early Thursday morning. JFRD says the fire was caused by a fireplace at the complex that damaged that unit and the one above. One person was displaced by the fire, who was helped by the Red Cross, b

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-01-18 09:53:37

Murder charge filed against Jacksonville woman found with daughter's body in W. Va.

A Jacksonville mother is now charged in her daughter's murder, according to a Florida affidavit for arrest warrant obtained by Action News Jax. Erica Newsome, 37, was arrested in West Virginia in August. Police say she removed the body of her child, 11-year-old Kaye-lea Plummer, from her car after g

FOX30JAX.COM - 2018-01-17 03:46:25

Snow-covered roads & dangerous wind chills this morning

ROANOKE, VA (WDBJ) We're waking up to dangerous wind chills and slick road conditions, especially those neighborhood streets. Temperatures this morning will drop to the single digits in many areas. Once you factor in the NW winds at 10-15mph, "feels like" temperatures will be in the 0 to -15 range.

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-18 11:51:00

Jefferson College to merge with Radford University

ROANOKE, Va. - Radford University announced Thursday that it intends to merge the Jefferson College of Health Sciences into its family of colleges and departments. Carilion Clinic currently owns and operates Jefferson College. The merger planning process is expected to take 18 to 24 months. Radfo

WSLS - 2018-01-18 17:13:23

Brutally cold, windy to start Thursday

ROANOKE, Va. - The snow is long gone, but the cold and wind have taken its place. Wind chills are below zero in the New River Valley and in the single digits elsewhere. The winds will gusts 20-30mph through the day. With the help of sunshine, actual air temperatures climb back into the 40s. Be on t

WSLS - 2018-01-18 10:09:09

Roanoke City Police investigating armed robbery at Holiday Inn Express

ROANOKE, Va. - Roanoke City Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Holiday Inn Express on Gainsboro Road. Police say they responded to the call at 8:47 p.m. They say two hotel employees were confronted by a suspect, then locked themselves in the hotel office and called police. The suspect

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-01-17 16:16:38

6-year-old boy hit by car while sledding in Henry County

HENRY COUNTY, Va. - A 6-year-old boy who was sledding went into the road and was hit by a car in Henry County Thursday morning. It happened on Old Liberty Drive in the Axton area. The child was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to state police. Authorities say an old

WSLS - 2018-01-18 17:45:47

Roanoke Police investigating shooting in Smokey Bones parking lot

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Roanoke City Police confirmed there was a shooting in the Smokey Bones parking lot in the Valley View area. The call came in at 11:17 p.m. Officials could not confirm if anyone was injured. The shooting is still being investigated. ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Roanoke City Police confir


State police respond to more than 250 crashes across Virginia

25 crashes reported in district that covers Roanoke, Blacksburg, more RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia State Police troopers continue to respond to traffic crashes statewide. So far, state police have responded to 268 traffic crashes statewide and 126 disabled vehicles. The majority of the crashes involve

WSLS - 2018-01-17 20:18:23

High winds overturn tractor-trailers on Fancy Gap Mountain

FANCY GAP, Va. - Tractor-trailers traveling on Interstate 77 were overturned by high winds on Thursday, causing some traffic problems. Thursday morning high winds on Fancy Gap Mountain caused three tractor-trailers to overturn in the northbound lane of I-77 in Carroll County, Va. Northbound traffi

WVNEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 17:38:00

Elkins man faces charges after fleeing crash

ELKINS - An Elkins man is facing half a dozen charges after allegedly driving drunk during the afternoon, wrecking his vehicle and fleeing into below-freezing water. Nicholas Edward Anderson, 26, is charged with one misdemeanor count of aggravated driving under the influence, one misdemeanor count o

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Sterilization issue at VA Hospital in Clarksburg affects patients

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - The VA Medical Center in Clarksburg has been operating without the use of one of its sterilization machines since late November. After noticing spotting on some equipment used in surgery, the VA inspected its autoclave machines and has been working very hard to find the source o

WBOY - 2018-01-18 16:46:55

3 men arrested for breaking into home, possession of drugs

MARION COUNTY, W.Va. - The Marion County Sheriff's Department arrested three men Monday after they found them breaking into a home and in possession of drugs. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. St


Clarksburg fire destroys house, kills pet

CLAKRSBURG, W.Va. - Fire destroyed a home in Clarksburg early Tuesday morning. The fire happened at about 2:15 at a house on South 5th Street. Clarksburg Fire Department officials said the residents were home at the time and were able to escape safely. A dog did not make it out of the house, firefig

WBOY - 2018-01-16 22:21:51