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Cop among 13 indicted by U.S. Attorney

A Jacksonville police officer is one of 13 people indicted Thursday for various federal criminal offenses related to organized crime, according to the United States Attorney's Office.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:52:43 GMT

Report about fake cops lands girl in jail

An 18-year-old Fleming Island girl has been charged with falsely reporting a crime for claiming that she was pulled over by two fake cops earlier this month.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:54:41 GMT

Arson suspected in St. Johns County fire

The Florida Forest Service is currently investigating a wildfire burning off of Stratton Road, west of U.S. 1 across from the Palencia area in St. Johns County.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:49:03 GMT

Are STDs on rise because of hookup apps?

Duval County health officials are looking into whether a trend in Rhode Island that led Health Department officials to link hookup apps to a rise in STDs might also be happening in Northeast Florida.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:40:59 GMT

3 Jax men indicted for ID theft, bank fraud

Three Jacksonville men were indicted for identity theft, attempted bank fraud and possession of counterfeit checks.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:38:40 GMT

No progress in Liberty Street repairs

Nearly four months after a portion of Liberty Street collapsed into the St. Johns River, the area is still blocked off and the city has still not decided what should be done to it.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:33:40 GMT

Jax man sentenced in fraud scheme

A 40-year-old Jacksonville man was sentenced this week to five years in prison on fraud scheme charges.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:23:47 GMT

Man convicted in connection to murder

A Jacksonville man was convicted of accessory after the fact in connection with a 2014 murder.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:20:25 GMT

Ad portrays Florida hospitals as greedy

A slick new ad in the battle over health care expansion portrays Florida hospitals as greedy and responsible for an increasing national debt. Health care advocates call the spot inaccurate.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:12:58 GMT

Casino cruise ship to resume sailing

The Victory II Casino Cruise ship will likely be given the all clear to resume sailing out of Mayport on Friday after the ship was docked for safety violations last week by the Coast Guard.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:10:01 GMT

Ex-teacher gets 4 life sentences

A former Duval County school teacher receives four mandatory life sentences Thursday for his conviction on multiple counts of sexual battery.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 21:06:19 GMT

125th Fighter Wing set to deploy to Europe

NATO’s secretary general paid a visit to the Jacksonville International Airport Thursday as he took the time to visit with the Florida Air National Guard.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 20:23:37 GMT

Baker County residents targeted in IRS scam

The Baker County Sheriff's Office warned residents about a scam where people are posing as IRS employees.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 20:16:29 GMT

New look Goodwill store opens in Mandarin

Goodwill of Northeast Florida opened its new Mandarin thrift store Thursday morning. The store looks less like a typical thrift store and more like a traditional department store.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 20:10:19 GMT

Pastor: $15K in items stolen from church

Jacksonville police are investigating after a burglar broke into the Evangel Temple Assembly of God on Ramona Boulevard over Memorial Day weekend.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 19:19:10 GMT

NAS Jax plane caught up in China dispute

A flight in the South China Sea by a P8-A Poseidon plane based in Jacksonville sparks the latest exchange in a war of works between the United States and China.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 19:14:49 GMT

Pedestrian hit by car on Tuesday has died

A pedestrian hit by a car Tuesday afternoon while crossing University Boulevard near Beney Road has died.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 18:45:14 GMT

Cops: Man rode stolen scooter to work

A 25-year-old Gainesville man was arrested Wednesday and charged with grand theft auto after a scooter was reportedly stolen twice.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 18:43:14 GMT

Stepmom sentenced for evidence tampering

A woman accused of hiding a gun used in the death of her 15-year-old stepson has been sentenced to six months in jail and five years of probation after pleading guilty to charges of tampering with and fabricating evidence.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 18:40:17 GMT

2 K-9s found dead in South Florida officer's SUV

An investigation is underway after two police dogs were found dead inside an unmarked SUV parked outside a Hialeah police officer's home.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 17:40:21 GMT