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Woman found shot to death in backyard

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office received a call of a person shot around 8 p.m. in the 1200 block of East 12th Street.

Published: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 05:16:17 GMT

12-year-old killed in Southside crash

A 12-year-old girl has died and five others are recovering after three-car accident on the Southside.

Published: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 05:15:30 GMT

Theater changes policy after disturbance

The disturbance at River City Marketplace included fighting and people jumping on cars. Thursday night, a movie theater representative said they have a contingency plan to make sure an incident like that doesn't happen again.

Published: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 03:54:55 GMT

Stolen car ruins holiday for Starke man

A car was stolen in Starke then found in Jacksonville totaled with everything inside that was of value gone, including jewelry the victim holds very close to his heart.

Published: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 03:06:01 GMT

3-year-old hit by ATV, critically injured

A 3-year-old is in critical condition after being hit by an ATV Thursday near Morris Lake Drive and County Road 21 in Putnam County.

Published: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 01:11:18 GMT

Soldier surprises family for Christmas

After spending half a year overseas, a local soldier and his family are getting the best Christmas gift of all.

Published: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:06:57 GMT

Xbox, PlayStation networks go down

Xbox and PlayStation networks say they are investigating after thousands reported having problems with the gaming networks.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:40:54 GMT

Man dead after falling from ropes course

A 52-year-old Central Florida man died Christmas Eve after falling from the Sky Trail ropes course inside Artegon Marketplace, according to Orlando police.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:04:49 GMT

Police release 300 reports involving Florida State athletes

Tallahassee police say that while processing a public records request, they discovered a misstep in a sexual assault case involving a Florida State football player.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:03:28 GMT

Ex-wrestling star Kevin Nash arrested after fight with son

Former professional wrestling star Kevin Nash and his 18-year-old son were arrested after allegedly fighting at their Florida home.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:02:14 GMT

Bears trapped in Panhandle area where teen was mauled

State wildlife officials say they have trapped and euthanized two adult bears in an area where a Florida Panhandle teenager was mauled.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:01:50 GMT

Court: No Fla. divorce for same-sex couple

A Miami-based appeals court has ruled that a same-sex couple married in Iowa cannot get a divorce in Florida in a case that did not challenge the state's ban on gay marriage.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 21:40:00 GMT

Burglars break through jewelry store wall

Two burglars who entered a Jacksonville Beach liquor store and then broke through into the interior wall of a jewelry store on Christmas Eve are being sought by police.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 04:39:09 GMT

Thieves break into cars at dog park

Police are warning park-goers after thieves broke into several cars at a local dog park.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 04:38:32 GMT

Fisherman finds body in retention pond

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says a fisherman on land saw what he described as a body in the water at a retention pond off Almeda and 10th streets.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:51:49 GMT

Sun-Ray Cinema to show 'The Interview'

Sony Pictures plans to release the controversial film "The Interview" online Wednesday and has expanded the number of theaters showing the movie. Sun-Ray Cinema in Riverside will begin a limited run of the movie starting at midnight Wednesday. 

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:08:27 GMT

JFRD gets added protection after shooting

Jacksonville police are protecting their brothers and sisters at the fire department after someone shot at two firefighters Tuesday night on the Southside.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:07:26 GMT

Mission feeds 1,000 on Christmas Eve

Almost 1,000 needy people were fed Wednesday thanks to the City Rescue Mission Christmas Banquet. The mission also handed out Shoeboxes of Love -- toiletries in a shoebox wrapped in a blanket.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:05:44 GMT

Hit-and-run victim still hoping for arrest

The 27-year-old good Samaritan who was nearly killed by a hit-and-run driver on the Southside in June reached a significant milestone recently: He put on a shoe.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:04:31 GMT

Last-minute shipping woes not a problem

Last year, last-minute online shoppers and bad weather threw UPS and FedEx for a loop and thousands of gifts didn't get delivered in time for Christmas. This year, workers at a local FedEx shipping center said FedEx and UPS are a day ahead of schedule.

Published: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:02:45 GMT