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Partially deployed parachutes cause skydivers to land off course in Palatka

On Wednesday morning, Putnam County deputies responded to the area of Weaver Road and Mission Road in Palatka after reports of a a skydiver landing off course with a partially deployed parachute. At approximately 8:10 a.m., police discovered a 33-year-old man that was conscious and alert. The man w

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-03-21 13:10:57

Man tells middle school son to fight another boy, shoves teen, deputies say

PALM COAST, Fla. - A Palm Coast middle school parent encouraged his 14-year-old son to fight another student and then stepped into the fight, pushing the student off his son and threatening him, deputies with the Flagler County Sheriff's Office say. Deputies responded to Indian Trails Middle School

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-03-21 16:02:09

Ah, 'If I Were A Rich Man,' 51-year-old from Hawthorne wins Florida Lottery scratch-off

It's no coincidence that Calvin Ciociola posted a video of "If I Were A Rich Man" from Broadway's "Fiddler on the Roof." Tuesday the Florida Lottery announced the 51-year-old from Hawthorne claimed the second of six top prizes in the $10,000 A Week For Life scratch-off game. Ciociola opted for annua

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-03-20 16:17:52

Man Who Appeared On FCSO's 'Fugitive Friday Bingo' Found Hiding In Bunnell Attic

Bunnell, FL - A fugitive that appeared on a January episode of Sheriff Rick Staly's Fugitive Friday Bingo video series has been apprehended after being found hiding in the attic of a Bunnell residence. On the January 19 episode of Fugitive Friday Bingo, Sheriff Staly introduced 28-year-old Leroy Sam

NEWSDAYTONABEACH.COM - 2018-03-21 21:07:55

Putnam deputy accused of soliciting prostitute, placed on leave

Corrections deputy Patrick Dean, 56, was arrested, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. A Putnam County sheriff's deputy was arrested Tuesday in Interlachen on allegations he used Facebook Messenger to solicit a woman - who was actually a covert deputy - for sex in return for money. Corr

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2018-03-21 17:55:49

Police: Mainland High student, 3 other teens steal AR-15 in Daytona burglary

A Mainland High School student and accomplices broke into a home and stole an AR-15 rifle which they left near some woods, police said. They were caught when they returned for the stolen gun. Joseph Summerall, 19, three minors - Jurel Estes, 17, and Maleke McCloud, 16 and Gionne Perry - were arreste

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 17:34:23

Skydiver survives when parachute doesn't fully open, deputies say

PALATKA, Fla. - A skydiver survived Wednesday morning when his parachute didn't deploy all the way and he landed off course near a Home Depot in Palatka, Putnam County deputies said. According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, the 33-year-old man was conscious and alert when deputies arrived n

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-21 14:00:15

Woman stopped with 7-year-old in car tells deputy she was drunk

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - A St. Johns County deputy called to investigate a car stopped in the middle of County Road 201 with the door open during the lunch hour Monday ended up arresting the 46-year-old driver on charges of DUI and, because her 7-year-old son was in the passenger seat of the car, negli

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-21 20:05:28