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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

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-03-20 16:58:38

Video: Jacksonville burglar caught on crystal-clear video

STORY: Jacksonville residents forced to evacuate because of sex toy A Jacksonville man says his house was burglarized while on deployment - and his security camera got a clear view of the suspect. Action News Jax communicated via Facebook with the victim, who sent us the video of the suspect rumma

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-03-19 20:08:01

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

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-03-20 22:34:22

Another breezy day for Jacksonville as chilly winds push our temps down tonight

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Strong gusty wind under sunny skies. Sustained wind from the WNW 20-30 mph with gusts as high as 40 mph will prompt a Wind Advisory through sunset tonight. Strong wind will blow through the forecast circle through sunset tonight. A Wind Advisory will begin this morning and cont

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-21 11:07:22

Jacksonville high-rise evacuated because of sex toy

The package that was deemed "suspicious" and caused a San Marco high-rise evacuation was actually a sex toy, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said in a report. A resident had told JSO he had received a package from an unknown person. The return address is to a foreclosed condo in the same building

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-03-19 18:11:01

Jacksonville police: Man shot on Justina Road in Arlington

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A man was shot in the leg Tuesday night in the city's Arlington area, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. It happened just before 8 p.m. on Justina Road near Tall Pine Lane. Police said a 33-year-old man was dropped off at a store on Justina Road and went to the side of th

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-21 03:25:13

Jaguars release WR Allen Hurns

The Jaguars have freed up $7 million in salary cap space by releasing veteran receiver Allen Hurns. The team has not made an announcement but Hurns' mother confirmed the move on Instagram. Hurns became expendable last week with the re-signing of Marqise Lee and addition of Donte Moncrief and the 201

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-03-20 17:26:26

Epilepsy Foundation to host Jacksonville 'Walk the Talk' fundraiser Saturday

The annual Walk the Talk for Epilepsy in Jacksonville, which raises funds to benefit the 400,000 Floridians living with epilepsy, will be held Saturday at Metropolitan Park. The fundraising goal is $80,000, according to the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, which is staging walks in eight Florida citi

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-03-21 16:26:58

Vigil remembers Jacksonville teen killed 8 years ago

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A quest for justice continues eight years later after a 16-year-old girl was shot and killed in a 2010 drive-by on Jacksonville's Westside. Loved ones of Tiphne Hollis gathered for a candlelight vigil Tuesday night to remember her. The vigil was held at the intersection of Cal

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-21 02:46:53

Jacksonville-area man wins $1.4M lottery jackpot

ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. - A 59-year-old Atlantic Beach man now has the dough to be the ultimate beach bum. Alvin Marvin claimed a $1.4 million Lucky Money jackpot from the Florida Lottery's March 13 drawing. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,003,262.96, lottery of

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-20 19:34:27

Closures of Jacksonville grocery stores could create food desert

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It's something we all take for granted - having easy access to food. But the closing of four local grocery stores is leaving thousands of people with nowhere to shop. "No choice but to walk," said Joseph Stokes, who is one of 5,000 people living in the 32254 ZIP code area who ar

FOX30JAX.COM - 2018-03-20 03:20:07

Tornado watch and strong storms predicted Tuesday afternoon and evening

An approaching cold front could kick off rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms in Northeast Florida and parts of Southeast Georgia, and a issued a tornado watch for that region as well, according to the National Weather Service in Jacksonville. That's why its Storm Prediction Center has posted an

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-03-20 17:18:05

Foul Tip: U.S. Marshals say Virginia fugitive not seen in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - U.S. Marshals hunting for a fugitive wanted for murder in Virginia said Jacksonville is one of the places he might be headed. According to a report from WTKR in Norfolk, Virginia, Darryl Faine, 54, has been charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of 26-year-old Monique L

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-20 18:46:59

Man found dead in Jacksonville driveway identified

A 26-year-old Jacksonville man was shot and killed early Sunday as he sat in a car in his own driveway in the 2000 block of East Prospect Street, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Dominique Deshawn Lloyd, whose 21st birthday was less than a month ago, was found dead with at least one g

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-03-19 17:29:05

Tuesday forecast: Afternoon storms, hail, winds up to 70 mph

Tuesday afternoon could bring severe weather to Alachua and Marion counties similar to nasty weather seen in Gainesville Monday morning, which snapped at least 19 power poles on Parker Road. Meteorologist Andrew Kennedy from the National Weather Service in Jacksonville said that, from 1 to 5 p.m. Tu

STAR-BANNER - 2018-03-20 13:53:43

Report: Jacksonville woman arrested for DUI said she 'knows the game'

A woman has been arrested for driving under the influence with a unrestrained toddler in the vehicle, according to a St. Johns County Sheriff's Office police report. On Sunday at approximately 2:14 a.m., an officer came across Lacie Faye Schuman, 32, driving recklessly on Cypress Links Boulevard.


Jacksonville man shot in Arlington apartment identified

A 29-year-old North Jacksonville man whose nickname was "Daddyman" has been identified as the victim shot and killed early Saturday inside as the Oakwood Villas apartment complex at 8201 Kona Blvd., according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Jason Lamar Williams, whose last known address was 11

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-03-19 17:54:04

Jaguars releasing Allen Hurns, according to reports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jaguars are releasing wide receiver Allen Hurns, according to multiple reports. The move would clear $7 million of salary cap space for the Jaguars. Hurns, who made the team as an undrafted rookie from Miami in 2014, was best known for his toughness, work ethic and outstan

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-20 14:52:41

Local group helps Jax teen left homeless after her mother's murder

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- On any given day in Jacksonville, there are 350 children left homeless. They end up on the streets for various reasons. Some of them are dealing with loss. Rakeisha Murray became homeless after her mother was murdered in 2013. She turned to Daniel Kids, a safe haven that she sa


Weather Authority Alert Tuesday from 12 noon to 4 pm for Jacksonville

Storms will be hit-miss variety but those that get a storm likely to see severe JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Day one of our wild Spring storms was on Monday and with it we saw our best rainfall we have seen in nearly a month. Many locations saw amounts of 1/2 to 1". A few locations near and around Gainesvil

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-20 02:32:48