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Jacksonville police officer arrested for threatening girlfriend, 2 other women with gun

A Jacksonville police officer remained jailed without bail Sunday on charges accusing him of threatening his girlfriend and two other women with a gun during a dispute that began at a gentlemen's club early Friday.


Florida deputy arrested after night at gentleman's club in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Florida deputy was arrested after an altercation at a Jacksonville nightclub, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office reported. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, Officer Rodney Bryant, a 5 1/2-year member of the department, was involved in a dispute Friday at Mascara's


Teacher accused of having sex with minor faces Duval County judge

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A private school Bible teacher and soccer coach went before a judge Saturday morning after being charged with having unlawful sexual activity with a minor.


Cool start today, mild & sunny afternoon

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - We are starting out cool, in the mid 40s to low 50s. Today will be sunny and cool to start out with, but will warm up nicely under mostly sunny skies Expect temperatures to be a tad more mild, venturing into the mid to upper 70s. Winds will be out of the southeast in between 7-1


JSO investigating multiple shootings from early Sunday morning

Jacksonville FL - Jacksonville Police are investigating several shootings which happened Sunday Morning. The first incident, police say a Hispanic man has non-life threatening injuries after he was shot in his abdomen at around 2:30 in the morning Sunday. Police say it’s unknown what exactly led up


Man shot while pumping gas in Arlington, JSO says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., - A man was shot early Sunday morning while pumping gas at an Arlington gas station, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. The victim told officers he was pumping gas about 2:30 a.m. at the Mobile gas station on Arlington Road, just north of Arlington Expressway, when a


Domestic violence awareness walk is Saturday in Jacksonville

Hubbard House will host its 10th annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk on Saturday at the Duval County Courthouse in downtown Jacksonville. The nonprofit is a full-service certified domestic violence center providing prevention and intervention to survivors and their families in Duval and Baker co


Second student who survived Florida school shooting dies in apparent suicide, police say

A high school student who survived the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., died Saturday in an apparent suicide a week after another survivor killed herself, police said. Police received a call about a deceased person at a home Saturday night and arrived at the scene to find a juvenile who died


Community activists call for economic boycott of Jacksonville unless city removes Confederate monuments

Community activists Saturday renewed their demand that Jacksonville leaders immediately take down all Confederate monuments on city-owned property, as well as strip the names of Confederate leaders off public buildings and street signs.


Family identifies pedestrian hit, killed by pickup on Lenox Avenue

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville police said a man was hit and killed by a pickup truck on Lenox Avenue between Old Middleburg and Memorial Park roads about 10 p.m. Saturday. The driver called the police and remained at the scene while rescue workers tried to revive the man but he died of his injur


JSO: Reported death on West Beaver Street

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Sheriff Office reported an undetermined death on the 2900 block of West Beaver Street. JSO will give an update at 5:30, Action News Jax will update as soon as possible.


Jacksonville: 5 Local Foreclosures Up For Sale

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Don't want to break the bank, but still hoping to buy a house nearby? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the most recently foreclosed properties in the Jacksonville area could be a great place to start!


Wofford’s Fletcher Magee: ‘If I would have played a little bit below average, we’d have beat Kentucky’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Mike Young instructed him to keep shooting. His teammates told him to keep shooting. And Fletcher Magee, the most prolific 3-point shooter in the history of college basketball, kept shooting.


Jacksonville home marks birthplace of Allman Brothers Band

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - From the outside, it looks like another Riverside home. But inside, the legendary Allman Brothers Band was born. "A lot of music started from this spot," Derek Trucks said. "Everything I've done, that's for sure, so it's a significant place."


Kid Rock and 'Down to Earth' Donald Trump Enjoy Florida Golf Resort Trip That Probably Cost Taxpayers Millions

Donald Trump appeared relaxed in the wake of special counsel Robert Mueller handing in his long-awaited report on the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election to Attorney General William Barr. On Saturday, musician Kid Rock shared a photo to Twitter of himself and the pre


Avocados sold in Florida recalled over possible listeria contamination

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California company is voluntarily recalling whole avocados over possible listeria contamination. Henry Avocado, a grower and distributor based near San Diego, said Saturday that the recall covers conventional and organic avocados grown and packed in California. Th


'I can't forget it': Jacksonville man remembers night his mother was shot to death

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Johnnie Mae Chappell is buried in an unnamed cemetery where the weeds around the graves are overgrown, as if the place has been forgotten. Johnnie May Chappell would have been 90 years old and her son, Shelton Chappell, said she is very missed by his family.


21 creepy Central Florida urban legends to keep you up at night

It may not be Halloween, but we're always in the mood for some scary stories. Thrill-seekers and history buffs, check out some of the creepiest Central Florida urban legends. You'll have a new ghost story to tell at your next party, so what's better than that? Everyone loves the unexplained.


Toxic toads hop around Florida neighborhood

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - A Florida suburb is being plagued by thousands of poisonous toads. Experts say the amphibians are bufo toads, also known as cane toads. Residents in the infested Palm Beach Gardens neighborhood worry toxins secreted by the toads will harm their pets and children.


Crash with life-threatening injuries reported on the Westside

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is responding to a crash with life-threatening injuries on the Westside Saturday night. The incident happened in the 7700 block of Lenox Avenue, JSO said.