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$6M settlement in suit against strip clubs

A company that owns strip clubs in Florida and Ohio has reached a $6 million settlement in a class action lawsuit led by a former exotic dancer.

Published: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:08:11 GMT

Suspect killed in shooting, officer injured by fleeing vehicle

A suspected drug dealer was killed and a police officer hospitalized after an undercover drug deal in St. Nicholas turned violent, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Published: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:29:30 GMT

2 kids hit by cars, fighting for their lives

Two children are fighting for their lives Thursday night after they were both hit by cars in separate parts of Jacksonville.

Published: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 03:48:03 GMT

Accused child rapist, killer back in court

The man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle in 2013 was in court Thursday to hear his mother speak about him.

Published: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 03:44:24 GMT

Cop gives Jacksonville man 2nd chance

A man was shot and killed Thursday evening in a confrontation with a police officer -- the third in Jacksonville this year and one of dozens across the country. But they don't all end that way. In an exclusive News4Jax story, meet an officer and suspect whose struggle could easily have ended in a deadly shooting.

Published: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 03:00:00 GMT

Smartphone app helps in arrest

The Lake City Police Department says a tip it received from the smartphone MyPD app led to an arrest.

Published: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:47:49 GMT

School reunion between judge, suspect

A Miami-Dade courtroom was the location of an unlikely school reunion between a judge and a burglary suspect.

Published: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:28:00 GMT

Boy hospitalized after mobile home fire

A 6-year-old boy injured when his family's mobile home caught fire early Thursday morning has been transferred to the burn center at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. The state fire marshal's office is investigating what caused the fire.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:33:08 GMT

Staying safe on water for Fourth of July

Every year, individuals and families looking to have fun during the Fourth of July weekend take to the water, and officials in Jacksonville want people to be able to have fun, but they also want them to stay safe.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:32:38 GMT

Ruling could have 1st Amendment fallout

A legal battle that could have 1st Amendment implications is brewing over who can say or do what outside of the Duval County Courthouse.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:30:00 GMT

Money, money, money: Curry weighs budget

New Mayor Lenny Curry met with the newly sworn in City Council on Thursday for an informal luncheon and discussed the city budget. Curry must present his budget to the council in 18 days.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:29:18 GMT

2 shot outside Westside grocery store

A man and woman were shot Thursday afternoon outside Tanner's Grocery Store on Hipps Road, but police say the victims are expected to recover from their injuries. 

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:49:03 GMT

Abortion waiting period law back in place

A temporary pause on the state's 24-hour abortion waiting period law is back in place.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:31:31 GMT

Florida nets more than $3B in multi-state BP settlement

Florida will land about $3.25 billion as part of a multi-state federal settlement with BP over widespread damages caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:25:07 GMT

Conviction upheld for man who killed 3 in 2002

The Florida's Supreme Court denies an appeal from a man convicted of three his ex-girlfriend and two other people in August 2002, then fled the country.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:17:37 GMT

Intruder forces lockdown of federal facility

A man wanted for car theft in central Georgia who was seen climbing the security fence of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick early Thursday morning prompted a lockdown and search of the facility.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:45:18 GMT

7-year-old hit by car on Wilson Blvd.

A child running across Wilson Boulevard was hit by a car this afternoon, and police say the driver couldn't stop in time.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:19:18 GMT

Police: 12-year-old hit by car downtown

A 12-year-old girl who ran out into the street was hit by a car and critically injured Thursday afternoon in Downtown Jacksonville, according to police.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:19:08 GMT

New Florida law cracks down on quotas

If you've ever seen what seems like a lot of cops going after speeders on a drive and said to yourself, "I guess they have to meet their quota," you can worry a little less now -- a new law is cracking down on quotas.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:56:37 GMT

NASCAR: Please don't fly Confederate flag

NASCAR tracks are jointly asking fans not to fly the Confederate flag at their events.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:06:01 GMT