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VIDEO: Tenant says landlord kicked him out because he's gay
Randal Coffman said he moved into a home owned by Jackie Cooper at the Foxmeadow community in Middleburg on December 1st. He told First Coast News two weeks later, he was told to move out and said it was because his landlord learned he is gay.
Old Clay County deputy uniforms upcycled into wreaths, teddy bears
Worn-out uniforms from the Clay County Sheriff's Office are getting new lives as teddy bears and wreaths. Ever since Special Projects Analyst Debbie Garrett made the first wreath in her spare time, Clay County deputies bring their worn-out uniforms right to her office.
Passenger involved in Clay crash: 'It was horrific'
Florida state lawmakers are working on a push to criminalize certain crashes. Sunday, Action News Jax told you about a Clay County wreck that put an infant in critical condition. Florida Highway Patrol says six people, total, were taken to the hospital.
JFRD engineer arrested on battery charges in Clay County
An engineer with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department has been arrested and charged with simple battery after an altercation at a Clay County School, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.
Special agenda meeting Tuesday to find new Clay County manager
CLAY COUNTY, Fla. - Clay County is looking for a new county manager as the current manager, Stephanie Kopelousos is set to join Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis’ team in Tallahassee. A special agenda meeting will be held by the board of county commissioners Tuesday to get the process moving forward.
Clay County opens fire station in Keystone Heights
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS, Fla. - A new fire station officially opened its doors Monday evening in Keystone Heights. Fire Station 11 is Clay County's twelfth official fire station. The grand opening ceremony included traditions like the uncoupling of the hose, striking of the sixes and pushing the fire engin
6 patients, including infant, in hospital after serious crash in Clay County
The Clay County Sheriff's Office was at the scene of a crash that closed both the northbound and southbound lanes of Blanding Boulevard at the intersection of College Drive Sunday afternoon.
Jacksonville firefighter charged in fight on school campus
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville firefighter faces a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from accusations that he started a fight on a school campus that sent another man to the hospital.
Crash closes Blanding Boulevard in Clay County
The Clay County Sheriff's Office is at the scene of a crash that has closed both the North bound and South bound lanes of Blanding Boulevard at the intersection of College Drive.
Jacksonville sex offender attends same church as victim, where molestation occurred
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A local sex offender is due back in court Wednesday for a probation violation hearing, after allegedly coming into contact with one of his victims at the church they both attend.
Friends mourn Jacksonville gas station clerk killed in robbery
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A clerk wounded in an armed robbery at an Arlington gas station over the weekend has died of his injuries, and police are looking for the shooter. The shooting unfolded during a pre-dawn robbery Saturday at the GATE gas station located on Merrill Road near Townsend Boulevard, ac
Christmas comes early to senior citizens after Clay County deputies make a special delivery
Clay County deputies came bearing gifts Monday for residents at an Orange Park senior care facility. The Clay County Sheriff's Office delivered Christmas presents to seniors at Consulate Health Care at 1215 Kingsley Ave. as part of an annual event called Senior Santa.
Florida Woman Throws Chuck Of Concrete At Police Officer
A Florida woman was arrested after she attacked a police officer and threw a chunk of concrete at him. Police said that 37-year-old Jessica Blick called 911 and requested an ambulance, but when officers responded to help, she became combative.
Jacksonville mom killed in crash was expecting her second child, family says
Family members say a Jacksonville woman killed in a fatal crash was expecting her second child. They shared photos of Sasha Mohn and her 5-year-old daughter, Julie ,with Action News Jax.
‘I will go to hell for u’ Florida teacher arrested after professing love for 13 year old teen boy
Andrea Jimenez a Florida science teacher at Doral International Math and Science Academy arrested after sexually harassing 13 year old boy (a second time). A Florida teacher has been arrested after professing her love for a 13-year-old boy – who she tried to kiss a year earlier.
JSO cruiser involved in crash
Jacksonville - Jacksonville police as well as the Florida Highway Patrol were investigating a multi-car crash that appeared to involve a JSO police cruiser, Monday morning. It wasn’t clear who was driving, or whether anyone was injured.
JSO: Suspect in Jacksonville U.F. Health Hospital bomb threat arrested
U.F. Health Hospital evacuated parts of the hospital due to a bomb threat from a patient, according to the Jacksonville Sherrif's Office. The patient, David Guimond, handed a nurse a note saying he had a bomb in Flex Care, according to JSO.
Infant critically injured in major Blanding Blvd crash
A major crash in Clay County has left six people hurt, including an infant, who’s injuries are considered life threatening. The Florida Highway Patrol says five vehicles were involved in the crash on Blanding Blvd at College Drive. Six patients were transported in all.
Winning Fantasy Five ticket sold in Orange Park
A winning Fantasy Five ticket worth over $59,000 was sold at an Orange Park grocery store. Check your tickets, the winning numbers are 8-11-21-29-30. The winning ticket was sold at the Winn Dixie on Country Road 220 and was a Quick Pick.
Sheriff: Florida dad 'shattered' after fatally shooting son
STUART — A sheriff says a Florida father is "absolutely shattered" after fatally shooting his 30-year-old son who'd gotten into a confrontation with his younger brother over a game of pool.