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  • One person is in police custody following a shooting early Friday outside SUITE Club near the St. Johns Town Center.  One person was shot and rushed to the hospital to be treated for injuries. It’s unclear at this early hour how many times the victim was shot.  According to JSO, a fight started just after 2am Friday in the parking lot following an 18 and over party.  Off-duty police officers in the area were able to make a quick arrest.  Detectives were speaking with witnesses in the hours after the shooting.   Through the day we’ll be working to update the condition of the shooting victim, and the charges the suspect will be facing.
  • Scientists at the University of California may have just made the next breakthrough in the battle against cancer. A test called CancerLocator works by looking for DNA released from tumors and circulates in the blood, The Telegraph reported. >> Read more trending news And the test doesn’t just find cancer, it can also tell doctors where the cancer is located. That’s because tumors have a “footprint” depending on where they’re located and computers running the CancerLocator test can zero in on it. But don’t ask doctors for the test just yet, it’s still in the testing phase, with the developers telling The Telegraph that it “requires further validation.” The study was published in the journal Genome Biology.
  • A Florida woman who worked at an assisted living facility secretly recorded two residents having sex last year and posted the video on a social media website because she found it amusing, the Tampa Bay Times reported. >> Read more trending news Alexis Gloria Rebecca Williams, 20, of St. Petersburg, was charged with one count of video voyeurism and one count of video voyeurism dissemination, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release. Williams was a medical assistant at the Bristol Court Assisted Living Facility in St. Petersburg. She has now been fired, the Times reported. According to detectives, on Aug. 1 a video was shot of a 59-year-old male resident at Bristol Court having consensual sex with another resident, an 81-year-old woman. The residents did not know anyone was recording what they were doing, according to the Sheriff's Office release. Detectives said that an unidentified citizen saw the video on the social media website Snapchat and on Aug. 5 contacted the Bristol Court staff about the sexually explicit video. The staff called deputies, the Times reported. Detectives identified Williams as the employee after a seven-month investigation and arrested her. When questioned on Wednesday she admitted she had shot the video, the Times reported. According to spokesman Sgt. Spencer Gross, Williams said she had done it 'for her own amusement.
  • Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today. What to know now: 1. Health care vote: President Donald Trump decided the time for talking was over, according to the White House, when he let GOP leaders in the House know late Thursday that he wanted an up or down vote on a new health care package to take place on Friday. After a day of wrangling for votes, Trump said he was done working deals with those who said they would not support the legislation aimed at repealing and replacing most of the Affordable Care Act. 2. Cancer triggers: Scientists say that normal healthy cells in the body that make a “typo” when they multiply play a large role in who develops cancer. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University reported Thursday that about two-thirds of the mutations that are seen in cancers are random errors in the multiplication of cells. The scientists were quick to stress that while these “mistakes” are linked to the disease, many cancers are a result of risky behavior such as smoking, lack of exercise and a bad diet, and those can be prevented. 3. New iPad on sale: If you’ve had your eye on an iPad, today is the day you can place your order for Apple’s newest version of the tablet. Plus, there’s a bonus – it’s cheaper than recent iPads. The new 9.7-inch screen version, which was unveiled earlier this week, starts at $329 and has up to 10 hours of battery life. It doesn’t have all the bells and whistles of the 12-inch iPad Pro, but then it doesn’t cost $799 either. 4. CIA hack of iPhone, Mac: A release of documents from WikiLeaks suggest the CIA has a program that can be used to hack into iPhones and Mac computers. The technique, according to cyber security experts, is one that involves an older model of the devices, and generally requires some physical access. 'The most notable part of this latest WikiLeaks release is that it shows the CIA doing exactly what we pay them to — exploit specific targets with limited attacks to support our national interests,' Rich Mogull, CEO of the security research firm Securosis, told The Associated Press.  5. London terror attack: The man who stabbed and ran over people in a terror attack in London this week was British-born and known to law enforcement authorities, according to officials in the United Kingdom. Khalid Masood, 52, was born Adrian Russel Ajao. He was a Muslim convert, according to some news reports, and was known to security services as 'a peripheral figure, … not part of the current intelligence picture.” And one more Disney head Bob Iger says the next movie in the “Star Wars” franchise, “The Last Jedi,” will not be changed in light of the death of actress Carrie Fisher. 'We had to deal with tragedy at the end of 2016. Carrie appears throughout VIII (“The Last Jedi”). We are not changing VIII to deal with her passing. Iger said fans could see “another decade-and-a-half of “Star Wars” stories” come to the big screen. In case you missed it
  • Update at 7:19 am Friday: The fire is now 75% contained. Update at 3:21 pm Thursday: Nassau County Emergency Management lifting evacuation orders in the Bryceville area. Update at 1:30pm Thursday:  Florida Forestry officials say the fire is 65% contained and is now 696-acres.  Nassau County Emergency Management says it will spend the afternoon assessing the cost of the property loss.  A preliminary assessment finds two structures were destroyed, six were damaged, and 19 accessory buildings were either destroyed or severely impacted.  Nassau County Emergency Management says the official emergency shelters  set up for evacuees is the Bryceville Baptist Church at 7732 US Hwy 301 and at the First Baptist Church in Callahan. The American Red Cross is cooperating with that shelter. At a briefing early Thursday, officials said 150 people have been affected because of evacuations.    The Florida Highway Patrol says two other shelters have been established- one at Gray Gables Church, 54031 Church Road and one at Callahan First Baptist Church, 45090 Green Avenue. As of 7:15am Thursday the 400-acre fire was 65% contained,  according to the Florida Forest Service.  Shifting winds drove the fire, which the Florida Forest Service for the District says is more than 400 acres around CR 119, CR 121, and Countryside Acres.  The evacuations will remain in effect until the fire is completely contained. The Florida Forest Service Jacksonville says the fire started with someone burning paperback books, and that it is illegal to burn household garbage in Florida.  Our partner Action News Jax reports the landowner will be held responsible. Nassau County Firefighters, the Florida Forest Service, and Jacksonville Fire and Rescue are all working the scene. Facilities have been taking in animals from anyone who had to evacuate. All Paws Boarding at 8356 US Hwy 301 is sheltering dogs and cats. You’re asked to bring a crate and vaccination history if you can. The Walker Quarter Horse Farm at 14452 Normandy Blvd is taking in horses for free, but request owners bring feed, hay, and supplies.

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