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Camden grand jury indicts Kingsland man with 197 charges of theft & fraud
A Kingsland man was indicted by the Camden County grand jury last week on 197 charges for allegedly stealing mail and fraud. James Lamar Stewart, 36, stole mail, the identities about 150 people, and multiple businesses totaling about $100,000, according to the indictment.
WATCH: Kingsland, Ga. officer plays football with neighborhood teens
KINGSLAND, Ga. — Pearl Stephen sent us this video last week of a Kingsland, Georgia officer playing some football with neighborhood teens. "I was on my way home when I notice one of the Kingsland police officers playing a friendly game of football with some teens. This right here put a smile on my f
Georgia man convicted of molesting 10-year-old child
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A Georgia man was convicted of molesting and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old child, according to the district attorney's office. District Attorney Jackie Johnson announced Jeromy Truman Chandler of Woodbine faces a maximum possible sentence of 25 years in prison for the incident,
Prosecutors: Jacksonville supplier, 23 others indicted in drug ring bust
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A Jacksonville man accused of supplying drugs to a trafficking ring distributing throughout Georgia and Florida has been indicted, along with 23 others, in a major bust in Brunswick.
Karate school, former instructor named in civil suit
The parents of a girl who was sexually assaulted by a karate school instructor have filed a civil lawsuit against him and his employer for not taking precautions to protect children at a summer camp.
Release of Facebook posts halt hearing in hairstylist's murder
NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. - A court hearing Thursday for the woman charged with murder in the death of a Nassau County mother and hair stylist was postponed after her attorneys released new materials they feel are vital to their client's case.
A Camden Co. karate academy being sued for alleged child sexual abuse
A local karate academy received notice of a civil lawsuit action filed against them in Camden County Superior Court on Tuesday alleging childhood sexual abuse. The parents filed a complaint on Thomas Ary; Bryan Peeples; Warren Craig Peeples; Song Ki Pak; Pak’s Karate Inc; United Tang Soo Federation;
‘Leather Lady’ dies in crash
A Callahan woman known by many as “The Leather Lady” is dead after a head-on collision on Lem Turner Road late Dec. 7. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Layton Mizell of Folkston, Ga. was northbound on Lem Turner near Bell Lane and crossed into the southbound lane and hit a 2018 T
Man shot, killed by Jacksonville police at Northside motel
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A man who approached Jacksonville officers with a gun in his hand Wednesday morning was shot and killed by police at a Motel 6 on Dunn Avenue, not far from Interstate 95.
Georgia teen pleads guilty to sex attack on 69-year-old woman
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A teenager in Georgia pleaded guilty to entering a home without consent and attacking a 69-year-old woman, according to the district attorney's office. Ri’Kevion Howard, 17, of St. Mary’s, also pleaded mentally ill, which was accepted by the judge. He was sentenced to 25 years in pr
Teen mom arrested after baby found with puncture wounds
CALLAHAN, Fla. - A young Nassau County mother is charged with aggravated child abuse after her baby was apparently injured Friday while unattended in her yard. Aubrey McKenzie, 17, was arrested after a deputy was called to a report of a baby wandering on Friday in a neighborhood south of Callahan. H
Deputies: 17-year-old Yulee girl charged with child abuse after dog drags baby
* First Coast News is not naming the suspect because she is a minor. A 17-year-old girl has been charged with aggravated child abuse Friday after witnesses told Nassau County deputies they saw a dog dragging a baby throughout a yard.
Bundle up! Coldest morning of the week is Wednesday
On Wednesday morning, the Jacksonville area will experience it's coldest morning of the week. The First Alert Weather team says we will experience temperatures as low as 35 degrees.
Family displaced after early morning Nassau fire
A family is without a home Monday morning after a fire broke out in Nassau County. The Nassau County Fire-Rescue (NCFR) responded to reports of a residential structure fire in the 12400 block of Sunowa Springs Trail Monday at 4:30 a.m.
Baby recovering after being dragged by dog in Nassau County
A baby who was dragged by a dog is recovering at the hospital. Nassau County deputies said the dog’s leash somehow became wrapped around the baby. A 17-year-old was arrested for aggravated child abuse.
Nassau teen charged with felony child abuse
Jacksonville - A Nassau County teen is facing felony child abuse charges after deputies said her baby got caught in a dog's leash and was dragged nearly-naked around the yard of a home, last Friday. The Sheriff's Office report said the infant girl's mother, 17 year old Aubrey Stinchcomb, never calle
Callahan woman killed in head-on accident in Nassau County
A Callahan woman was killed in a head-on collision Friday night on SR-115 and Bell Lane in Nassau County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. An FHP report states that 52 year old Patricia Trantham was traveling south on SR-115 when a car traveling north, driven by 21 year old Layton Mizell fro
Home destroyed following early morning fire, Nassau authorities say
Jacksonville firefighters were called out to assist in an early morning fire in a rural area of Nassau County Monday. Nassau County Fire and Rescue stated they received a call of a fire just before 5 a.m. at a home on Sunowa Springs Trail.
Grand jury charges ex-Kingsland cop with voluntary manslaughter
WOODBINE, Ga. - A former Kingsland police officer who shot and killed a 33-year-old man who ran from a traffic stop was indicted last week on charges of voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter and violation of his oath of office.
JSO court bailiff dies following I-95 wreck involving suspected drunk driver
The Jacksonville Sheriff's office confirmed Sunday evening that JSO court bailiff Cathy Adams has died after authorities say she and her family were struck by a suspected drunk driver on I-95.