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Suspended Jaguar arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession

Suspended Jaguar arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession

EDMOND, Ok. -- Suspended Jacksonville Jaguar, Justin Blackmon arrested for marijuana possession. According to the Edmund Police Department, officers stopped Blackmon was for a on suspicion of traffic violation and smelled marijuana.

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Air Algerie plane missing

Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'

An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali and "probably crashed," according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.
Multi-county police chase

Multi-county police chase; one in custody

Several agencies responded to a police chase on Interstate 10 early Thursday morning through three counties.

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NJ man dies in Fla. Keys diving accident

A New Jersey man is dead following a diving trip in the Florida Keys with his teenage children. Monroe County Sheriff's officials say 45-year-old Gary Lanier of Kenvil, New Jersey, died Wednesday off of Key Largo.

Fla gets $42M in refunds under new health law

Federal health officials say nearly 1 million Floridians who bought insurance under the Affordable Care Act will receive roughly $42 million in refunds thanks to a provision in the law.

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Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he didn't know his shotgun was loaded, according to recorded remarks played in court Thursday.

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Blood Drive

Donate blood for a pair of Jaguars tickets

The Blood Alliance needs your help tackling a critical need for blood. The agency is teaming up with the Jacksonville Jaguars for a blood drive.
Navy

Simulated exercise at NAS Jacksonville Seawall

Several authorities conducted simulated exercises at the air station south seawall on Wednesday. NAS Jacksonville and City of Jacksonville fire and rescue personnel and state environmental officials along with the HSM-74 Swamp Foxes air crewmen are expected to participate in the exercise.

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Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east

Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east

War literally came to Alexander Litvinenko's living room, when a missile punched a gaping hole into the wall of his ninth-floor apartment.
2 planes with more crash victims to leave Ukraine

Planes with Malaysia Airlines bodies leave Ukraine

Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.

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WANTED: Walter Johnson, Jr.

Predator Alert: Lamont Nelson & Walter Johnson, Jr.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement needs your help tracking down wanted sex offenders. The first is Lamont Nelson.
Man shot to death at Nippers Beach Grille

Peaceful protesters ask for answers in Nippers shooting

Dozens of family and friends conducted a peaceful protest Wednesday to raise awareness over the lack of details in the shooting death of Zachariah Tipton.

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Pop star Azalea talking fashion on MTV

Pop star Iggy Azalea (uh-ZALE-yuh) is taking on a new role as a commentator for the MTV Video Music Awards.
London critics fall for 'Shakespeare in Love'

London critics fall for 'Shakespeare in Love'

A hit. A very palpable hit. So says a character in the new West End production "Shakespeare in Love," quoting "Hamlet.