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Mom of teen killed near Landing: He was an honor student, not a gang member

She says her son did not run with gangs and that officers turned their back on him just before he was killed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Khamoi Petersen's mom couldn't make it any clearer as she and other family members gathered for a vigil last night at the ...

Man missing from Hernando County last seen delivering deceased person to Jacksonville

Hernando County deputies are asking for the public's help tracking down a man who was last seen in Jacksonville. According to a Facebook post from the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, 30-year-old Paul Marvella, who works for Alternative Transportation Services, delivered a deceased person to 3901 University Boulevard in Jacksonville on ...

Legally blind, elderly Oceanway man beaten in violent home invasion

Oceanway Avenue neighbors are on edge after someone beat a legally blind, elderly man in his own home on Monday night. “There’s my best friend and he’s totally covered in blood. I was horrified,” said the victim’s friend and neighbor Fred Hohorst. Hohorst woke up to the victim banging on ...

Five juveniles arrested in Atlantic Beach

Five young teens have been arrested for several burglaries, but more are believed to be on the loose. The Atlantic Beach Police Department says officers responded to a burglary in process on Beachside Court Sunday night. They found a vehicle on Seminole Road matching a description from that incident. That ...

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Local names among those pardoned or commuted by President Obama

With only three days left in office, President Obama granted commutations to 209 people and pardons to 64 others, including nearly two dozen right here in Florida.  Out of the 209 people who were granted commutations of their sentences, 16 are in our state, with two in Northeast Florida.  Connie ...

FBI releases more images of Pulse nightclub shooting

The FBI has released more photos taken from the night of the attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. It remains the lead investigating agency and the investigation is still open. There were 217 images in today's release, Most are daytime aerial shots of the crime scene.  There were also ...

Formativ Health bringing 500 jobs to Jacksonville

Another 500 jobs coming to Jacksonville. Formativ Health is opening up on the Southside. Their goal is to establish a Patient Access Center to help work through the insurance and healthcare process, both to make things easier for patients and to take that burden off the doctors so they can ...

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Mayport-based patrol craft seizes 900 kilos of cocaine

Two Mayport-based ships are coming home. The Cyclone-class patrol coastal ships USS Zephyr and USS Shamal have been at sea 64 days in support of Operation Martillo. During that time, the USS Zephyr was involved in an interdiction that detained four suspects and seized 900 kilos of cocaine- worth more ...

Middleburg woman accused of punching pregnant roommate in the face over messy house

A woman in Middleburg was arrested Monday after she allegedly punched a pregnant woman in the face over unclean living conditions. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said the victim and suspect, Alicia Brock, 52, are roommates. According to the arrest report, the two got into an argument because of the ...

Two people arrested in 2016 Westside murder

Two people have been arrested in the 2016 murder of Eddie Brown on Jacksonville’s Westside. The 31-year old was shot and killed back on November 7th on Romona Boulevard. According to police, Brown rented a hotel room in the area according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and was possibly selling ...

Jax State Attorney dedicates new resources to fight human trafficking

Their only job will be pursuing and prosecuting anyone engaged in human trafficking. State Attorney Melissa Nelson has created a new section under the Special Prosecution division of her office, called the Human Trafficking initiative. It’s part of a more wide ranging Human Rights section targeting a number of related ...

Windows are boarded up at the Jacksonville Landing after shots were fired just outside on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Sheriff: Security review ongoing after deadly shooting at Jacksonville Landing

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams says a security review is underway following Monday's deadly shooting outside The Jacksonville Landing.  Williams says gang activity may have played a role in the shooting. Khamoi Petersen died nine days shy of his 17th birthday after he was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries once officers ...

Two killed in Palm Coast crash

Two women are dead in a Monday evening crash in Palm Coast.  Florida Highway Patrol says charges are pending further investigation. The crash happened around 7pm on Palm Coast Parkway.  A witness says the driver of a pickup truck ran a stop light as he approached an intersection on Palm ...

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Mega Job Fair coming to Jacksonville in February

If you’re looking for a job head over to the Prime Osborn Convention Center on February 1st. IHOP, Massey Services, City of Jacksonville, and many other companies will be hiring hundreds of positions at the job fair. Early entry is available for active duty, veterans, and their families with a ...

Windows are boarded up at the Jacksonville Landing after shots were fired just outside on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

16-year-old dead, 13-year-old injured in shooting at Jacksonville Landing

With many families in downtown celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, gunfire breaks out at the Jacksonville Landing, leaving one 16-year-old dead and another teenager hurt. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says two off-duty officers working security at the Landing heard multiple shots fired around 4 p.m. just outside of the ...

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Police: 2 people shot at Jacksonville Landing

Jacksonville police are working a reported shooting at the Jacksonville Landing downtown.  The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says two people have been shot and one person is in life threatening condition.     My view now from Bay and S. Laura Street after a reported shooting at the Jacksonville Landing @ActionNewsJax ...

Dames Point Bridge maintenence impacting drivers for months

 Roughly 72,000 Northside and Arlington motorists have their commutes affected through March. The Dames Point Bridge on the I-295 East Beltway will experience outside lane closures both day and night.  Currently, drivers may not see crews working because they are underneath the bridge installing a catwalk before the actual work ...

Suspect in abduction of Jacksonville newborn from hospital is back in Duval

She’s back in Jacksonville. A 51-year-old South Carolina woman is facing kidnapping and custodial interference charges in connection to the snatching of a newborn girl from a Jacksonville hospital 18 years ago. Just hours after her arrest in the Kamiyah Mobley case, Gloria Williams waived extradition in Colleton County (SC) ...

JSO investigating deadly Northside shooting

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting early Monday morning.  Police responded to reports of gunshots in the 700 block of Lynton Street.  A man suffering from multiple gunshots was taken to UF Health Jacksonville, where he later died. There is no suspect information.  Police are continuing to ...

Man dead after 82-year-old loses control of car on I-95

A crash leaves one man dead and sends two to the hospital after an elderly driver lost control of his car. The Florida Highway Patrol says 82-year-old George Pellicer was driving on the I-95 exit ramp to State Road 16 and for some unknown reason, he lost control of his ...

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