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82 grams of meth oil seized, 5 arrested

May 09, 2014 05:46 PM EDT

Five people are in custody following a St. Augustine methamphetamine lab bust Friday morning.


2 people aboard sinking boat, USCG responding

May 09, 2014 11:02 AM EDT

The Coast Guard is responding to a distressed vessel with two people aboard near the entrance to St. Marys River.


Tip led to the arrest of burglary suspect

May 09, 2014 11:24 AM EDT

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of 42-year-old Gerardo Ariel Rivera.


Accused child molester arrested in St. Augustine

May 09, 2014 09:02 AM EDT

A 71-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a minor, according to the St. Augustine Police Department.


May 2014 Mugshots

May 09, 2014 12:46 PM EDT

May 2014 Mugshots


Moms will be tickled pink with this forecast

May 11, 2014 08:07 AM EDT

Beautiful weather for The Final Round


Missing Child Alert cancelled for 8-year-old boy

May 10, 2014 12:44 PM EDT

A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for a 8-year-old boy reported missing out of Miami, authorities said Saturday.


Jacksonville, meet Blake Bortles' girlfriend: Lindsey Duke

May 08, 2014 10:17 PM EDT

Lindsey Duke has been in a relationship with the Jacksonville Jaguars first-round pick Blake Bortles for several years.


Photos: 2014 NFL Draft

May 09, 2014 10:03 AM EDT

LIVE coverage at THE PLAYERS Championship

May 08, 2014 05:01 PM EDT

Live interviews, tweets, scoreboard updated in real time throughout TPC


The Walking Dead Sweepstakes

May 05, 2014 10:15 AM EDT

Jacksonville, FL -- Do you want the chance to become "zombiefied?" The Walking Dead Escape is coming to Everbank Field and First Coast News is giving away four VIP tickets!


Photos: Celebrating YOUR Favorite Mom!

May 08, 2014 09:15 PM EDT

Jacksonville man critical after head-on accident

May 10, 2014 10:28 AM EDT

A Jacksonville man is in critical condition after his motorcycle hit another vehicle head-on Friday evening, authorities said.


Highway crash sends Jacksonville woman to hospital

May 10, 2014 06:46 AM EDT

Jacksonville woman critical after wrong-way wreck in Columbia County.


Jacksonville man dies after motorcycle crash

May 11, 2014 10:54 AM EDT

A Jacksonville man has died and his wife is recovering from injuries they suffered in a motorcycle crash in Clay County last week, authorities said.


Four in custody after shots fired

May 11, 2014 10:54 AM EDT

Four suspects are in custody after several shots were fired in Arlington on Saturday, police said.


Hastings man killed in St. Johns County crash

May 11, 2014 10:54 AM EDT

Deputies are investigating after a St. Johns County man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Hastings Saturday evening, authorities said Sunday.


Fans turned away from Funk Fest

May 10, 2014 11:41 PM EDT

Fans turned away from Funk Fest at Metro Park


St. Louis Rams pick Michael Sam in NFL draft

May 10, 2014 06:58 PM EDT

Michael Sam has been picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team.


Neighbors help mail carrier 'Stamp out Hunger'

May 10, 2014 06:46 PM EDT

Neighbors help mail carrier 'Stamp Out Hunger'


Boys found throwing exploding bottles on Northside

May 10, 2014 06:29 PM EDT

Three boys are being questioned by officers after they were seen throwing homemade explosive devices in a Northside neighborhood.


Wife hopes suicide awareness helps First Coast families

May 10, 2014 06:19 PM EDT

Jacksonville wife hopes suicide awareness helps prevent deaths on the First Coast


Woman dragged beneath car in Oceanway

May 10, 2014 05:49 PM EDT

A 29-year-old woman was dragged beneath a vehicle near Oceanway on Saturday.


FWC officer finds coffin full of strange weapons

May 10, 2014 02:57 PM EDT

If you're missing a coffin full of strange weapons, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials have it.


Car crashes into Publix supermarket

May 10, 2014 12:13 PM EDT

An investigation is ongoing after a car crashed into a Publix supermarket in North Naples


K9 tracks down robbery suspect in St. Augustine

May 10, 2014 11:05 AM EDT

A police dog helped track down an armed robbery suspect Saturday morning in St. Augustine.


New law allows parent feedback on school textbooks

May 09, 2014 11:56 PM EDT

Parents can oppose what textbooks are used in their children's classrooms


Accused arsonist arrested in Baldwin

May 09, 2014 11:28 PM EDT

A family in Baldwin is renting a home close enough to the house they lost in March fire so their children can still use their swing set; the only thing they didn't lose in the blaze.


Police: School staffers failed to report alleged sexual abuse

May 09, 2014 11:26 PM EDT

Some teachers and administrators at a local elementary school are under fire for not responding as required in an alleged case of sexual abuse.


Fla. AMBER Alert canclled for missing 2-year-old

May 09, 2014 11:15 PM EDT

A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for a 2-year-old missing from Palm County.