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Mom accused of drinking for hours in Green Cove Springs bar with toddler outside in car

JUST IN:@ccsoflCommunications Event Report says a local mom left her baby in a car to drink at a Clay Co. bar. Report states child was in there more than 5 hours, & mom left "extremely drunk." Bartender claims woman is pregnant. No arrests so far.@ActionNewsJaxhas more at 5.— Russell Colburn (@Russe


Nurse accused of stealing prescription drugs at assisted living facility

CLAY COUNTY, Fla.- A licensed practical nurse was arrested Monday after an investigation into missing prescription painkillers at an assisted living facility, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.


Residents at an assisted living in Orange Park have to pack their bags

“It’s very, very difficult at 55 years old to have to go out and reestablish oneself again,” said Patrice Cohen.


Heavy rain puts damper on weekend Memorial Day plans

MIDDLEBURG, Fla.- As bands of rain move through North Florida from Subtropical Storm Alberto, many people are changing their plans for the long Memorial Day weekend including fishermen and a Memorial Day ceremony on Orange Park.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-05-27 17:28:38

Clay County using new technology to catch criminals faster

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla.- It's new technology allowing local police officers to solve cases faster, whether they're in search of dangerous criminals, missing people or stolen cars. But some civil rights organizations are worried this form of "Big Brother" could violate your privacy.


Home surveillance cam helps police nab Orange Park burglary suspect

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – The Clay County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 36-year-old David Michael Lawson of Orange Park, after he allegedly stole items from vehicles on William Ellery Street, including a gun. The Sheriff’s Office is crediting home surveillance video with helping crack the case.


Overall crime down in Clay County, but assaults on rise

While there was one less murder in 2017 than 2016 and there were fewer rapes, robberies, burglaries and thefts, aggravated assaults increased from 344 to 399, sending Clay County's violent crime rate up 4.3 percent.


Jacksonville Landing wars with City over lease deal

Sleiman Enterprises, which owns the Jacksonville Landing, is responding to a letter the City of Jacksonville sent terminating its lease, calling it a non-event.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-05-27 21:34:59

Man, Woman shot in apartment near Regency, police looking for shooter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- A man and woman were shot in an apartment near Regency Sunday afternoon, Jacksonville Police say.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-05-27 21:17:59

Alberto impacts on Jacksonville: Heavy rain, 65 mph winds, high rip currents

The Tropical Storm Warning along the west coast of Florida has beendiscontinued south of the Anclote River.The Storm Surge Watch has been discontinued along the northern Gulf Coast west of Navarre, Florida.#Alberto— Garrett Bedenbaugh (@wxgarrett)May 27, 2018

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-05-28 00:57:24

JSO responding to 'suicidal subject' on Acosta Bridge, northbound lanes closed

LOCALJSO responding to 'suicidal subject' on Acosta Bridge, northbound lanes closedThe Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is working an incident Saturday night involving a suicidal subject on the Acosta Bridge.The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is working an incident Saturday night involving a suicidal su

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2018-05-27 01:19:27

St. Augustine woman killed in ATV crash

Kate Sullivan, 22, was pinned underneath the 2016 Can-Am Defender for an extended period of time, the FHP said.

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-05-27 13:38:01

Jacksonville 9-year-old found safe after intensive search

"It was just so many emotions. I mean I was just very happy. And most of all I was just overwhelmed with, I just had so much help,” Abraham Corbett said.

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-05-26 18:38:44

Honoring 12-year-old shot, killed at 2017 sleep over

More HeadlinesWalk of Justice held for slain 12-year-old girlJSO: Boy, 12, arrested on manslaughter charge in girl's shooting deathJacksonville girl, 12, shot in head over dare, court records say

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-05-27 14:09:10

Memorial Day beach crowds down as Alberto's rain drenches the area

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla.-Not the best beach weather this Memorial Day weekend. Rain, wind and strong waves kept crowds on the beaches sparse Sunday. Marine rescue in St Johns County shut down their lifeguard towers around 2:45 this afternoon because of the persistent rain. In Jacksonville Beach, lif

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-05-27 21:59:56

Alberto over the SE Gulf ... heavy rain & gusty winds for Jacksonville & much of Florida

If traveling west along the I-10 corridor through the Panhandle to Mobile, Biloxi & New Orleans, flooding rain will be likely along with rip currents at beach locations... strong winds... at least some storm surge... & a few tornadoes.

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-05-26 21:42:42

A father’s love: local dad reacts after his daughter runs away to grandparent’s house

“I’ve learned that every member of my family has different needs and we can work together to get through anything,” Corbett said after his young daughter, Camille Corbett, 9, ran away from home Friday morning.

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2018-05-26 18:04:16

Jacksonville attorney Anthony Blackburn disbarred | Jax Daily Record | Financial News & Daily Record - Jacksonville, Florida

“In summary, evidenced by this Court’s case law, under no circumstances should an attorney representing a client expose that client to unwanted sexual relations of any kind. Respondent’s conduct, which exploited his clients’ circumstances for his own personal benefit, ‘breeds contempt and distrust o


State of Emergency declared in Florida for Subtropical Storm Alberto

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 18-150 declaring a state of emergency in all 67 Florida counties as the state continues to monitor and prepare for Subtropical Storm Alberto. By declaring this state of emergency, Governor Scott is ensuring that state and local governmen

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-05-26 14:04:47

Jacksonville man allegedly murdered by stepdad, mother and dad's girlfriend arrested

On March 6, officers were dispatched to the 6800 block of Langford Road in response to suspicious people running in the area. They spoke with Stacey Studemire, Kelly's mother, and Kelly's current girlfriend who told police that Kelly was chased out of the home by three men and they had not seen him