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Parents upset after State Attorney's ruling

Parents in Columbia County are upset after the State Attorney's Office ruled that a teacher who was paddling their children won't be punished.

Published: Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:37:42 GMT

Safety rules questioned after slide collapse

News4Jax headed out Friday night to look at how other community water parks handle safety on their slides, after the water slide at Eagle Harbor Community Pool collapsed Thursday. RELATED: Students recovering after slide collapse |

Published: Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:37:13 GMT

Budget battle continues in Jacksonville

City Council members continue to butt heads with the Mayor's Office over how to make up a $55 million budget shortfall in Jacksonville.

Published: Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:35:35 GMT

Answers sought in mother's death

A Jacksonville family is searching for answers months after their mother was killed by a hit-and-run driver. RELATED: Woman who found body speaks |

Published: Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:34:59 GMT

Financial manager calls Dow drop a 'slump'

Financial manager Joe Krier told News4Jax Friday night this week's slump on Wall Street, is just that -- a slump.

Published: Sat, 02 Aug 2014 03:28:29 GMT

Semi-truck runs over car in Yulee

The Florida Highway Patrol said a car was stuck underneath a semi-truck Friday afternoon after the driver of the semi-truck driver made an illegal turn.

Published: Sat, 02 Aug 2014 02:59:33 GMT

Police: Boy, 12, shot, killed homeless man

A 12-year-old boy shot and killed a 54-year-old homeless man last month in a what a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office chief called "a horrible, spontaneous event."

Published: Sat, 02 Aug 2014 02:40:00 GMT

Official: Redistricting order could delay November election

A Leon County judge on Friday ordered the Legislature to redraw the state's congressional districts over the next two weeks, likely requiring a special session and potentially throwing this month's primary elections into chaos.

Published: Sat, 02 Aug 2014 01:41:54 GMT

Neighbors: 12-year-old always in trouble

Residents at a Westside apartment complex where a 12-year-old murder suspect used to live said they were terrified of him.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:42:57 GMT

Students recovering after slide collapse

A dozen Fleming Island High School band students ages 14 to 17 injured Thursday evening when a water slide at the Eagle Harbor Community Pool collapsed during gathering are all doing well, according to the school's principal.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:40:41 GMT

Nelson urges locals to oppose oil drilling

With just two weeks left for public comment on the Obama administration's proposal to allow oil drilling off the coast of Florida, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is urging local leaders and citizens to speak out against drilling activity.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:37:32 GMT

Boy released from hospital after playing 'fire challenge'

An 11-year-old boy who is recovering from severe burns after playing the so-called "fire challenge" was released from the hospital Friday.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:58:00 GMT

Farm helps girl, Children's Hospital

A local farm is sowing seeds of good will. Amazing Grace Crop Maze in Green Cove Springs hopes this year's crop will benefit Wolfson Children's Emergency Room at Baptist Clay and in turn,  help a girl recovering from a serious injury.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:40:00 GMT

Still no answers in death of law professor

Two weeks and there are still no answers in the shooting death of a well-known Florida State University law professor.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:08:00 GMT

Driver OK after car goes into retention pond

A car went into a retention pond in St. Augustine Friday afternoon, and the driver was able to escape without injury, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:54:18 GMT

Garbage worker falls from moving truck

A garbage truck worker was flown to a hospital with a serious head injury after he fell from a moving garbage truck Friday morning, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:46:35 GMT

Auto shop burglar sought by police

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's help in identifying an auto shop burglar.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:22:26 GMT

Couple sentenced for staged car crashes

A Jacksonville couple were sentenced this week for their participation in a staged car accident and insurance fraud scheme.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:59:13 GMT

2 arrested in theft of vehicle, firearm

Two St. Johns County men have been arrested in connection with several car burglaries, the theft of a motor vehicle and the theft of a firearm last month.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:16:24 GMT

Man's arrest uncovers horse with EEE

The arrest of a Columbia County man who deputies said failed to properly care for several horses on his property has led to health officials issuing a mosquito-borne illness advisory.

Published: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:13:02 GMT