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Baltimore rioting

Social media, photos: Baltimore riots continue through the night

Around 7 p.m., Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency for the city of Baltimore and activated the National Guard to deal with rioting in Baltimore.

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Man armed with syringe shot by police following car chase

Man armed with syringe shot by Fernandina Beach police following high-speed chase

Police shot a theft suspect in the head Monday in Fernandina Beach following a high-speed pursuit. A man walked into a Walmart and took a flat screen TV around 10:45 a.
Loophole allows homeless sex offenders near kids

Action News Investigates: Uncovering a loophole in the law that applies to transient sexual predators and offenders

There are dozens of transient sexual predators and offenders in Duval County. The family friendly Jacksonville Beach Pier is listed as the address of a sexual predator, the most violent kind of offender.

FLORIDA & GEORGIA NEWS

Florida city drops legal fight; ex-mayor to be reinstated

A former mayor of a south Florida city who was acquitted of federal corruption charges is set to be reinstated.
Jamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians

Jamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians

When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned about the attack than the fact she is a lesbian.

NATIONAL NEWS

Ex-NY Assembly speaker slated to enter plea to indictment

Ex-NY Assembly speaker slated to enter plea to indictment

Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post.
Enola Gay co-pilot's flight logs, Hiroshima plans for sale

Enola Gay co-pilot's flight logs, Hiroshima plans for sale

Of the 12 men who flew aboard the Enola Gay the day the U.S. B-29 Superfortress dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago this summer, none knew the four-engine bomber better than Capt.

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Everest University

Everest University accused by student of false promises

The lights are on at Everest University in Orange Park, but on Monday, the company that first built the campus, Corinthian Colleges, closed the doors on two dozen others amid allegations of fraud.
Witness recounts police shooting

Witness was holding his breath during Fernandina Beach high-speed police chase

Action News is learning new information about a high-speed police chase that topped 80 miles an hour through local streets.

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Pop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show

Pop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show

Mariah Carey wanted Las Vegas to know there's a new girl in town. The pop icon arrived to cheering screams at Caesars Palace Monday night in a classic 1936 pink convertible trailing behind 18 mobile billboards bearing the titles of her number one hits including "Always be my baby" from 1996 and "Heartbreaker" from 1999.
Viola Davis to star as Harriet Tubman in HBO movie

Viola Davis to star as Harriet Tubman in HBO movie

"How to Get Away with Murder" star Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in a HBO movie about the abolitionist hero.