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Funeral arrangements set for three children found dead Sunday

PERRY, Fla. — Funeral services have been set for the three children who died Sunday after being found trapped in a freezer in Suwannee County. Joe P. Burns Funeral Home in Perry is handling the arrangements for all three children, 6-year-old Dawlton Lee DelBridge and his 1-year-old sister Kayliegh M


State Attorney’s Office requests more information into deaths of local children

LIVE OAK, Fla. — The investigation into the deaths of three children Sunday continues. Suwannee County Sheriff Sam St. John and investigators met Wednesday afternoon with Jeff Siegmeister, the state attorney for the Third Judicial Circuit, regarding the case where three children — ages 1, 4 and 6 —


Florida driver's licenses could soon be stored on smart phones

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Florida could become one of the first states to allow electronic versions of driver’s licenses. The licenses would be stored on cellphones as proof of identification.


Three children die after getting trapped in freezer

"Words can't describe how heartbroken I am", Sam St John, Suwannee County Sheriff, said at a press briefing. They were not breathing when found by the women when they finally looked inside the freezer.


SOSMP to welcome Hank Jr., Clint Black, Trace Adkins

The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Fla., takes great pride in announcing the South’s Country Music and Camping Festival, the 2019 Suwannee River Jam (SRJ), May 1-4, with some of America’s best and legendary country artists — Hank Williams Jr., Trace Adkins, Chase Rice, Clint Black, G


Residents, officials share wastewater spill concerns with legislative delegation

LIVE OAK, Fla. — With a chance to address Suwannee County’s state legislators Monday, several elected officials and residents expressed their concerns with the environment as well as issues with the education system in the state.


Video: Florida man chased down by horses while eluding arrest, deputies say

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - After being approached by authorities on a roadway, a Florida man took off on foot and was chased down by horses before arrest, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.


Columbia Corrections Officer accused of smuggling drugs into prison

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) -- A Columbia County Corrections Officer was arrested on Monday after being accused of smuggling drugs into the Columbia Correctional Institution. According to an arrest affidavit, in August 2018 Correctional Officer Belinda Huston received wired money from an inmate’s f


Adults could face charges in children's deaths

SUWANNEE Co., (WCJB)--- Suwannee County Sheriff's Office says the preliminary investigation has revealed that the three children, ages 1, 4, and 6 years old, were playing outside in the yard, when for unknown reasons they climbed inside of a chest freezer that had recently been brought to the reside


Investigation continues into death of three children

LIVE OAK, Fla. — The front yard of the house off 173rd Place was full of toys Tuesday morning. But they were accompanied by silence after an afternoon of playing turned into tragedy Sunday evening.


Vocational training, economic development top Shoaf’s goals

LIVE OAK, Fla. — Jason Shoaf never imagined getting into politics. The Port St. Joe native just wanted to help improve the economy in his hometown. Now, though, he wants to bring economic development and vocational training across North Florida. It’s why he is running for the Florida House of Repres


Florida Man Who Killed Man After Touching His Truck Wins On ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

MIMS, Florida – A Florida man who punched a man during an argument over whether or not the man touched his truck was released from custody after prevailing on Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law defense.


Two children identified in fatal freezer incident in Suwannee

Two of the three children found dead after they were trapped inside a freezer in Suwannee County on Sunday have been identified. Kayleigh, 1, and Dalton, 6, were brother and sister. The grandmother told First Coast News that she has no hard feelings towards the other mother for what happened. The fa


Frigid Florida: Get ready for the coldest air we've seen this season

ORLANDO, Fla. - Here is Mother Nature's reminder that it technically is winter, even if we do live in Florida. Central Florida will see the coldest air of the season over the next few days, as well as some wet weather.


Has the invasion begun? Mysterious blips appear over South Florida, US

MIAMI - Time to pack up, South Florida. The invasion has begun. Mysterious "blips" seen recently over South Florida and other parts of the country have confounded those trying to figure it out, while enthralling those who believe aliens are out there.


Mexican Accused Of Repeated Sex Crimes Against Florida Girl

AUBURNDALE, FL — A 41-year-old Mexican citizen has been accused of sexually abusing a Florida girl repeatedly from the time she was 7 until the time she was 12 and taking sexually explicit images of her, according to Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, who called the case one of the most "horrific, abus