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San Marco woman arrested after standoff with SWAT

A San Marco woman who shot a man who knocked on her front door has been arrested, following a standoff with SWAT. Danielle Tomlinson, 28, is being held on $500,000 bond for charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. SWAT ...

13-year-old arrested for LaVilla bomb threat

A LaVilla School of the Arts student has been arrested for a bomb threat which forced the campus to evacuate for much of the day last Tuesday. WOKV told you about an Instagram account under the name “lavilla.killer” which showed images of the school, explosives, and quote blocks talking about ...

Main Street Bridge

Main Street Bridge closed this weekend

Expect some detours on your drive in and out of Downtown Jacksonville this weekend. The Main Street Bridge is closing from 6:30 PM Friday through 6 AM Sunday to perform “improvements to the mechanical, electrical and structural systems”, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. This work was scheduled for ...

Newly renovated bridge reopens Downtown

Revitalizing and restoring Downtown while preserving the original structure, the Newnan St/Hubbard Street Bridge in the historic Springfield District of Downtown reopened this week. The initial structure was built over 80 years ago, in 1929, by Henry J. Klutho. Construction crews were able to preserve the original structure of the ...

Nassau County Sheriff's Office searching for missing man

The Nassau County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who disappeared nearly a week ago. Detective said Christopher Pollen was last seen on Sunday around 2 a.m. in the Yulee and Meadowfield Bluff area. He left behind his vehicle, cell phone and wallet. The Sheriff’s Office believes he’s in danger. ...

Duval school board members air out grievances in tense special meeting

We were first tipped off by a Duval County School Board member on Monday. Now that board member and everyone else will meet once again next Monday for a 9 a.m. workshop in the hopes of finding a way to work better together and with school superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti. ...

Eureka Gardens

Deplorable conditions at Eureka Gardens in Senate hearing

Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio testified in Washington on behalf of residents of Jacksonville’s Eureka Gardens Apartments. The owner of the public housing complex has been under intense scrutiny about the condition of the complex and its slow reaction to both state and federal complaints. Action News Jax ...

UNF student arrested on child porn charges

A 19-year-old University of North Florida student was arrested Thursday on child pornography charges. The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office said they began investigating Neal Buckles last month after receiving a cyber tip. The arrest report obtained by our partner Action News Jax gives several graphic details about the type ...

Teen caught burglarizing unlocked cars with gun he had just stolen

In the aftermath of a rash of unlocked car break-ins across the First Coast, Jacksonville police have caught two teens in the act. A witness called JSO around 4 AM Thursday saying two people were seen pulling car door handles on E Cherokee Circle in Riverside. Another witness confronted the ...

Traffic backed up on I-10 EB near 301 after an oversized load hit an overpass, causing concrete to crumble

Big I-10 delays caused by oversized load hitting overpass

You had some big problems driving in to Jacksonville on I-10 Thursday afternoon, and it was all caused by an oversized load. The Florida Highway Patrol says the load was too big to fit under the Yellow Water overpass, which is on I-10 eastbound just after 301. An excavation bucket ...

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