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Baby among 6 hospitalized after fiery crash on Blanding
ORANGE PARK, Fla. - Witnesses say a Sunday crash on Blanding Boulevard in Orange Park involved a Black Jeep that caught fire and caused injuries to several people including a baby.
Crossing guard hit by car, recovering in Orange Park, deputies say
ORANGE PARK, Fla. - An 83-year-old crossing guard was transported to the hospital Thursday morning after an accident in Orange Park. The Florida Highway Patrol said the guard, John Shatto, 83, suffered minor injuries when he was hit by a Mercury Grand Marquis driven by Horatio George, 73. He is expe
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.
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.
Police: Orange Park man tried to meet 14-year-old girl for sex
ORANGE PARK, Fla. — A suspected child predator was taken off the street Thursday. Orange Park Police says 37-year-old Joseph O'Baugh thought he was meeting up with a 14-year-old girl he met online so he could have sex with her. However, the girl turned out to be an undercover agent.
Duval man killed after car crashes into tree on the Northside
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said they are investigating a single car crash that claimed the life of a Northwest Jacksonville man. According to JSO, officers responded to a traffic accident around 3:00 a.m. Sunday.
CCSO: Body found in Orange Park area
The Clay County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found in the Rosewood Court area of in Clay County. Deputies are currently speaking with neighbors. This is a developing story. Refresh this page, follow @ActionNewsJax on Twitter and watch Action News Jax for the latest.
Old Clay County deputy uniforms turned into teddy bears, wreaths
CLAY COUNTY, Fla. - A retired Clay County Sheriff's Office employee has found a new use for old worn-out deputy uniforms. She recycles them into Christmas wreaths and teddy bears.
Florida veteran dies after genitals become gangrenous; family blames nursing home: report
An 84-year-old Army veteran in Jacksonville, Florida, died after he reportedly developed a gangrene infection in his genitals. Now his family members allege the nursing home where the veteran lived ignored his condition until it was too late.
Woman shot multiple times in Jacksonville Heights, says JSO
A woman was shot multiple times in the Jacksonville Heights neighborhood Saturday night according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Her boyfriend told police four or five men shot at them as he opened the door for her at his home on Melvin Road.
JSO on scene of alleged shooting on Jacksonville's Westside
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is at the scene of a reported aggravated battery near 1400 Manotak Ave. on the Westside. Action News Jax reporter Ryan Nelson is at the scene working to learn more information.
Person found dead in Orange Park
The Clay County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) is investigating after a person was found dead in Orange Park Wednesday morning. CCSO said the person was found dead near Rosewood Court.
Father, daughter shot at Westside apartment complex
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A father and his 14-year-old daughter were shot in front of an apartment complex on the Westside on Saturday night. Bullets started flying just after 6 p.m. at the Cross Creek Apartments on Manotak Avenue, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office investigates deadly shooting on Baymeadows Road near FSCJ
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a gunman linked to a deadly shooting where two people were shot. One victim died at the hospital. The shooting happened at an apartment complex near the Florida State College of Jacksonville Deerwood campus on Old Baymeadows Road.
NFL: Jaguars release benched veteran safety Barry Church
JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Jaguars have released Barry Church, a safety who was benched last month but who started 27 consecutive ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!
Woman killed on New Year's Day remembered by her family
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Loved ones of a 24-year-old shot and killed at a BP gas station on New Year's Day gathered to remember her life. Sahara Barkley’s 25th birthday would have been Saturday, and her mother, Rosie Brooks White, hosted a vigil in her honor.
Florida woman convicted for role in killing that was blamed on alligators
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman has been convicted of helping mastermind the killing of her husband nearly two decades ago. Jurors convicted Denise Williams Friday of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder for her role in a case that has resembled the plot of the Hollywood clas
Strong storms move through Central Florida; cooler weather to follow
ORLANDO, Fla. - Strong to severe storms are moving through Central Florida, chief meteorologist Tom Terry said Friday evening. The storms are producing a lot of wind, so the main threats are damaging straight-line winds and isolated tornadoes, Terry said.
Orange Park Police crack down on drunken drivers
The Orange Park Police Department announced its participation in the national campaign Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, starting this weekend throughout the holiday season. This message came less than a week after a JSO employee was killed and another put in the hospital by a suspect drunken driver o
JSO: Suspect killed in police shooting said he would kill officers, teen killed in separate police shooting was armed with BB gun
Jacksonville, FL - A day after two fatal police-involved shootings in Jacksonville, police are giving more insight on what they say led up to shots being fired. WOKV first reported Wednesday about a shooting on Dunn Avenue, where a suspect was killed while police were investigating a suspicious vehi