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Shootout in Leon County leaves deputy, gunman dead

A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another Saturday when they responded to the scene, before he was shot to death by other law enforcement officers, officials said.

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Fire at Raceway Gas station

Gas station fire on Arlington Expressway

Jacksonville Firefighters responded to a gas station fire in Arlington Saturday morning. Crews say the fire appears to be electrical.
fatal hit and run

Man killed in hit-and-run in St. Augustine

A man was killed in a fatal hit-and-run Saturday morning on Interstate 95. Investigators believe the man was trying to work on his car on the side of the road when he was hit.

FLORIDA & GEORGIA NEWS

Rare plant disease attacks South Florida lawns

A rare plant disease that disappeared nearly half a century ago is back in South Florida. The Miami Herald reports Saturday (http://hrld.

Florida shootout leaves deputy, gunman dead

A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another Saturday when they responded to the scene, before he was shot to death by other law enforcement officers, officials said.

NATIONAL NEWS

Official: Ferguson grand jury still meeting

Ferguson announcement does not appear imminent

The St. Louis region has been preparing for the grand jury announcement in the Ferguson case, but there is no evidence that the announcement is imminent.

Report: Washington toddler shot playing with gun

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says a 3-year-old boy is in serious condition after being shot in the mouth — reportedly as he and a 4-year-old neighbor were playing with a gun.

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Murder-suicide in St. Johns County

Deputies investigate murder-suicide in St. Johns County

A St. Johns County couple is dead, and deputies still aren't sure who's responsible. A family member found 49-year-old Cheryl Parker Carlyle and her 57-year-old husband David Lee Carlyle at their home on Plumton Court at 11 a.
Fight at Ed White High School

Video shows Ed White student used combination lock in fight

Video shows a violent fight inside Ed White High School. Action News first showed video of two students pummeling each other Thursday.

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Florida beats Eastern Kentucky 52-3

Jeff Driskel threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, helping Florida become bowl eligible with a 52-3 victory over lower-division Eastern Kentucky on Saturday.

Central Florida beats winless SMU 53-7

Justin Holman threw two touchdown passes and Dontravious Wilson scored twice, all in the first quarter, as the University of Central Florida routed winless SMU 53-7.