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Mother of Lonzie Barton has bonded out of jail

Lonna Lauramore Barton, the mother of missing toddler Lonzie Barton, bonded out of the Duval County Jail Monday night. Barton, 25, was facing a total bond of $50,000 on charges of child neglect and giving false information to police. She was arrested late Tuesday and appeared in court on Wednesday ...

Shipyards "not suitable for unrestricted usage"

Negotiations in to the future of the Jacksonville Shipyards are still ongoing, but we’re now getting a closer look at the environmental obstacles that stand in the way. Mechling Engineering & Consulting, Inc. has spent several months performing a comprehensive site assessment of the roughly 45 acres of land on ...

Man fatally shot by JSO was committed to "going out Waco style"

The man who was shot and killed by Jacksonville police this weekend was suicidal, according to investigators. New this afternoon, JSO confirms 36-year-old Richard Compo Jr. is the suspect in this weekend’s incident on Old Plank Rd. Chief Tom Hackney says JSO was called to the scene by Compo’s wife ...

JSO finds angel figurines and ‘just dirt’ at park in volunteer Lonzie Barton search

Crews dug and sifted through the woods near Cuba Hunter Park where volunteers claim they made a new discovery during the search for missing 21-month-old Lonzie Barton Sunday. A private search team said they found two angel sculptures holding babies lying on a mound of dirt in a wooded area ...

Man killed, teen shot after robbery on the Westside

A man who was shot during an armed robbery on the Westside Sunday has died from his injuries, according to police. Police are searching for the gunman who shot that adult and a teen around 7:15 p.m.  JSO identified the victim as Lorenzo Marcus Thomas, 21.  SIGN UP: Get Action ...

Duval schools cracking down on fighting this year

Duval County Public Schools are getting tougher this year on students who violate the Code of Conduct. Last year the code was changed to emphasize progressive discipline. “We’re continuing to strengthen the consequences as we move forward,” says Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti. Vitti says if a student gets into one ...

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2015, file photo, stacks and burn-off from the Exxon Mobil refinery are seen at dusk in St. Bernard Parish, La. A barrel of U.S. crude fell below $40 per barrel, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, for the first time since the end of the global economic crisis. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

No trick, just a treat: Jax gas prices could fall below $2 by Halloween

With the market experiencing its worst week since 2011, it’s difficult to know whether to rejoice over plummeting gas prices. Crude oil costs less than $40 a barrel for the first time since 2009 and drivers across the country are saving at the pump with the national average for a ...

Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting on the Westside

A person is dead after a police-involved shooting on Jacksonville's Westside. Police surrounded the 9400 block of Old Plank Road Sunday afternoon. Chief Tom Hackney said the shooting escalated from a domestic violence disturbance. A woman left the home and called police from a nearby church. Ronald Reid is the ...

10-year-old shark victim has no permanent damage

A Jacksonville girl is finally home tonight, recovering from a suspected shark bite.    Kaley Szarmac’s family invited Action News Jax Paige Kelton to their home, to see firsthand, how the 10-year-old is recovering.  Hanging over her bed are well-wishes from friends who still can't believe what happened. Kaley was ...

Donald Jerome Dickerson, 34, faces nine life sentences after being found guilty on 10 different charges.

Jacksonville brothers found guilty of attempted first-degree felony murder, facing nine life sentences

Two Jacksonville men were found guilty of two counts of attempted first-degree felony murder and eight other charges Friday. Donald Jerome Dickerson, 34, and James Lamont Dickerson, 32, are both facing nine life sentences as habitual felony offenders. In July 2013, police responded to the Motel 6 on Dix Ellis ...

JSO identifies man charged with capital sexual battery in an attack on a 6-year-old inside a Jacksonville McDonald's

A local 6-year-old boy is recovering from a traumatizing attack inside a bathroom at McDonald’s on Emerson Street on Thursday night. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said the child was sexually attacked by Keith Andre Sykes, 33. Late Friday night, JSO Chief Mike Bruno announced that police arrested a homeless man ...

Police: 36-year-old autistic man was followed home from Walmart and murdered

He was chosen because he was seen as a “soft target.” St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar updated us today on the death of Carl Starke, a 36-year-old autistic man who was murdered outside his home at the Vista Cove condo complex in St. Augustine. According to Shoar, Starke’s daily ...

Body found near train tracks on Northside, foul play suspected

A body was found near railroad tracks off 50th and Main streets on the Northside Friday morning.  A CSX engineer spotted the body around 9:45 a.m. and notified police.  Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says foul play is suspected in the death. Police have not been able to determine a cause of ...

The Jacksonville Sheriff&rsquo;s Office is investigating reports of a child with unexplained injuries. Officers have the Eagle Pointe Apartments on University Boulevard blocked off while they investigate.

Reward increases in search for child rapist

Nearly two weeks since the horrific assault of an 8-year-old girl in Arlington, the reward is increasing for information that puts the creep behind bars.  The 8-year-old was beaten and sexually assaulted in an area not far from Jacksonville University. First Coast Crime Stoppers has received a $6,000 donation from ...

Teen shot and killed on Southside

A teen was shot and killed on Jacksonville's Southside Thursday night. Police responded to the Plantation Apartments at 7061 Old Kings Rd S. just before midnight where they found a black male deceased. Neighbors said they heard about 3 or 4 gun shots. "I know gun shots and like the way it echoed, ...

Here we have two FFS hand crews fighting fire on the&nbsp;Kisatchie National Forest&nbsp;wilderness area in Louisiana. Hand crews are used in place of bulldozers here because heavy equipment is prohibited in designated wilderness areas.

Jacksonville firefighter returns home from west coast fire fight

All across the West - California, Idaho, Montana and Washington State, specifically - some of the worst wildfires in recent memory are still blazing. Three firefighters are dead, with one recovering from serious injuries in Washington State, while 29,000 others continue to run into the flames. Recreation Coordinator Noah Wyatt ...

A tree fell in the road on Jammes Road on Thursday afternoon, causing a vehicle to swerve to avoid the tree.

Woman suffers life-threatening injuries trying to avoid tree on Westside

A woman driving on the Westside tried to avoid a tree that fell onto the road and ended up in a ditch on the side of the road. It happened on Jammes Road near 118th St.  She was found unresponsive when police arrived. The woman was transported to UF Health ...

Woman dies after swerving car to avoid tree hit by lightning

A Jacksonville woman has died after a lightning-related crash that happened on Thursday, Aug. 20 on the Westside.  Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman as Barbara M. Pearson, 57. Witnesses told police that a tree on the side of Jammes Road was struck by lightning. The tree fell onto ...

Moncrief Road named one of Jacksonville’s deadliest streets

Local leaders are calling Moncrief Road on the Northside one of Jacksonville’s deadliest streets.               This weekend, former criminals and victims of crime are gathering to show the community that they have had enough. “This is the first time I’ve been back on these grounds since my son was murdered here,” ...

9-year-old bitten in suspected shark attack in Jax Beach

Jacksonville Beach Police said a 9-year-old girl was bitten on the right leg at the knee by what is believed to have been a shark Wednesday afternoon.   According to the incident report, the bite left several cuts on the child’s leg which could result in the need for surgery. ...

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