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Fla orders drop in workers' comp rates

Florida regulators are approving a drop in workers' compensation insurance rates.

Published: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:05:00 GMT

New treatment saves stroke survivor's life

Someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 50 seconds, and a 45-year-old Jacksonville woman who joined that fray is lucky to be alive.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:15:05 GMT

FSU shooter's package arrives in Texas

A law enforcement official says a package mailed by a the gunman who shot three people at a Strozier Library early yesterday was delivered in Texas today and is being investigated by the FBI.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:57:31 GMT

Horse hit by SUV in Middleburg

A horse was hit by an SUV in Middleburg on Wednesday.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:55:22 GMT

FSU library back open, classes resume

Florida State University is trying to find some normalcy one day after gunfire broke out inside a campus library, but many questions are still looming about the suspected shooter and his motives.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:53:50 GMT

Florida unemployment rate drops to 6%

The state's unemployment rate fell to 6 percent for October. While it is a small dip of 0.1 percent from the previous month, but it drops the rate to the lowest in Florida since June 2008

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:43:27 GMT

Man, 60, killed in hit-and-run on Westside

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding the driver who may have hit and killed a man Thursday night on San Juan Avenue. 

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:08:44 GMT

Man, 31, convicted of murdering 21-year-old

A 31-year-old Jacksonville man was convicted Thursday evening for the 2011 murder of a 21-year-old man.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:36:53 GMT

Police looking for missing 71-year-old man

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing 71-year-old man.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:59:38 GMT

Fuel leaks promp 423K Lexus recall

Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus luxury brand cars in the U.S. to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:53:20 GMT

JSO: Man shot in torso in Lakewood area

Police found a man in his early 20s shot twice in the torso Thursday night on Caljon Road in the Lakewood area.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:40:13 GMT

Season jobs on the rise for holidays

With the holiday season, comes the busiest shopping rush of the year. That means many retailers are hiring seasonal employees.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:47:44 GMT

Candlelight vigil helps FSU students heal

Florida State University students gathered for a prayer circle Thursday morning for the first time since an overnight shooting at Strozier Library that left three hurt and the gunman killed.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:29:26 GMT

Jax leaders respond to FSU shooting

Sheriff John Rutherford, an FSU alumnus, couldn't help but speak on ways to prevent tragic events like Thursday's FSU campus shooting during a juvenile justice forum in Jacksonville Thursday night.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:15:26 GMT

Police: FSU gunman was alumnus, lawyer

The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University's library early Thursday before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school, according to Tallahassee police.

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:13:52 GMT

Roofer critical after industrial accident

A roofing company employee suffered critical injuries Thursday in a 2-story fall through a skylight, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:52:11 GMT

Teen charged with bringing gun to school

A 16-year-old student accused of bringing a gun to Andrew Jackson High School was arrested Tuesday and is facing multiple charges, according to a police report.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:08:33 GMT

Man, 20, convicted in attempted murder

A 20-year-old man was convicted Thursday on a charge second-degree attempted murder.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:32:33 GMT

Slain woman's daughter guilty of gun crime

Lilly Chavez was convicted on a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon Friday, after a two-day trial in St Johns County Court.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:22:56 GMT

Pomona Park man wins $500,000 in lottery

A 28-year-old Pomona Park man claimed a $500,000 prize in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game Thursday in Tallahassee.

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:50:57 GMT