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Palatka Mayor denies calling city employee racial slur, other investigation findings

“More than anything else I’ve been a mentor,” said Hill, “so I was really flabbergasted that an allegation would come out of this magnitude.”

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-08-21 10:21:02

Deputies: Palatka standoff prompts lockdowns at 4 schools

PALATKA, Fla.- Four schools were placed on lockdown late Monday morning after a suspect in a stabbing barricaded himself inside a Palatka home, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office said.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-08-20 18:17:06

Stabbing incident puts 4 Putnam schools on precautionary lockdown

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office had James A. Long Elementary School, William D. Moseley Elementary School, Robert H. Jenkins Jr. Middle School and Palatka High School placed on a precautionary lockdown while deputies responded to a stabbing incident at 18th Street and Washington Street.

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2018-08-20 16:25:47

Deputies: Woman charged with child abuse after choking, punching daughter

According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, deputies they were called Sunday night to a home on Old Cherry Lane to investigate a disturbance involving a minor, and the investigation turned into a child abuse case.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-08-21 01:05:21

Sheriff’s office arrests stabbing suspect after 4-hour standoff

Putnam County Sheriff’s Office deputies removed a man suspected in a stabbing from a Palatka home Monday afternoon after a ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!

DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-21 00:08:26

Florida alpaca dies after gorging on Doritos and Cheese Nips

MIDDLEBURG, Fla.- Animal hospital in northern Florida released a statement that their youngest alpaca died on Sunday after being overfed peanuts, Doritos and Cheese Nips.

CLICK10.COM - 2018-08-20 18:31:31

Clay County motorcycle deputy critically injured in crash

ORANGE PARK, Fla.- A Clay County motorcycle deputy is in critical condition after he was involved in a crash Sunday morning in Orange Park, authorities said.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-08-19 16:59:11

Soup kitchen troubles worry Palatka group

While the topic of the Interlachen Soup Kitchen has been a widely discussed issue, an organization that works closely with ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!


Report: Palatka's mayor accused of using racial slur toward city employee

PALATKA, Fla.- Palatka Mayor Terrill Hill is accused of using a racial slur toward a city employee and intimidating employees with his “physical stature” in a report compiled this summer by a Tallahassee law firm, according to the Palatka Daily News.


Palatka falls behind early, tumbles to Liberty

Friday’s preseason game was not the start Palatka High School football coach Willie Fells envisioned on his first day on ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!


Man accused of selling dad’s items for drugs

An East Palatka man is accused of stealing items from his father’s home Wednesday. David Bock, 32, was charged with grand ...


Police recover deceased male in remote wooded area of Bonnet Carre Spillway - L'Observateur

St. Charles Sheriff Greg Champagne announced early Sunday afternoon, Sheriff’s Deputies along with volunteers from the Patriot Emergency Response Team from Crescent City, Fla., located the body of a deceased male in a remote wooded area of the Bonnet Carre Spillway.All indications are that this is t

L'OBSERVATEUR - 2018-08-19 21:08:08

Clay County alpaca dies after motorist feeds it Doritos, Cheese Nips

Most recently, he left three boxes of animal crackers, a large bag of Doritos, two boxes of Cheese Nips and two bags of whole peanuts.

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-08-19 22:00:22

At least 1 dead in fatal crash on Solana Road, expected to be shut down for hours

SJSO said the crash happened in the 500 block of Solana Road, in the curve, east of the entrance to Marsh Landing Parkway.

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2018-08-20 12:36:08

Ocala man arrested after woman claims injuries following early-morning altercation | Villages-News.com

When deputies arrived at the home on NE 45th Street at 3:39 a.m., the woman told them she had been in her garage arguing with 62-year-old Bernard Edward Satterfield. She said he pushed her and she landed on her back, causing an injury to her elbow and soreness in her hip, a sheriff’s office report s

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-19 20:46:34

FHP: 64-year-old dies 7 months after Alachua County crash

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla.- A 64-year-old Keystone Heights man died Wednesday, more than seven months after a crash in Alachua County that left him with critical injuries.


Convicted felon grabs a gun and tries to attack a deputy during traffic stop | Palm Coast | Palm Coast Observer

A convicted felon pulled a gun on a deputy during a traffic stop for a stop sign violation Aug. 15, and deputies believe he may have been trying to commit "suicide by cop," according to a Flagler County Sheriff's Office news release.


Homeless man lands in jail after senior citizen reports open-handed slap to the face | Villages-News.com

Marion County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home on NE 192nd Place in Ocala where a man told them that 44-year-old Johnny Ray Helms had called him and wanted to work to earn some money. The man said that while Helms was at this house, he started acting “crazy, as if he was under the influence


2 men hospitalized after double shooting in Palatka

Putnam County deputies are working a double shooting at a residence in Palatka, Tuesday night.Two men were shot at a residence at 2908 Lane Street at around 9 p.m., according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Both men were taken to a nearby trauma hospital. Their condition remains unknown.#BREA


Man dies seven months after Alachua County crash

MELROSE, Fla. (WGFL) —A 64-year-old man died this week, seven months after he was critically injured in a crash in rural Alachua County.The Highway Patrol says Dennis Harrington of Keystone Heights died from injuries sustained in the January 4th crash.Troopers say it happened about 11 p.m. at the in