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Firefighters battle blaze

2 escape Northside house fire

Firefighters battled a blaze Monday morning at a Northside home. Firefighters responded around 10:15 a.


Search for hit and run driver continues

28-year-old woman dies in hit-and-run crash

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for information in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 28-year-old woman on the Westside.
Shooting victim identified

32-year-old man shot, killed in parking lot

The man found shot and killed last week has been identified by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. JSO said 32-year-old Torrence Thomas died on Dec.
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College Football Playoffs and Bowl Games

Latest news and photos from College Football Playoffs and other bowl games


Florida State's Fisher relieved after Winston ruling

Florida State's Fisher relieved after Winston ruling

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says there's a sense of relief after quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared of any student code of conduct violations.

NBA prepares for Christmas coming-out party

Nearly two months have passed since the San Antonio Spurs collected their championship rings and began their title defense.


It's down to the wire for online shopping

It's down to the wire for online shopping

As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather and a surge in late orders from shoppers caused delivery delays.

Police investigate death of 1-month-old boy

Police are investigating the death of a 1-month-old central Florida boy. The Ledger of Lakeland (http://bit.


Police departments on alert after cop killings

NY mayor: No protests until after officer funerals

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says protests and political debate over police tactics should be halted until the funerals are held for two officer shot and killed inside their patrol car.
FAA, industry launch drone safety campaign

FAA, industry launch drone safety campaign

Alarmed by increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft, drone industry officials said Monday they are teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safety campaign.


Police lights

Duval County records 90 murders in 2014

Ninety people have been murdered in Duval County so far this year, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
Neighborhood frustrated with crime after shooting death

Neighborhood frustrated with crime after shooting death of 16-year-old

Officers are watching for potential danger in Grand Park after 16-year-old Devron Crowden was shot and killed at his bus stop Wednesday morning.


Joe Cocker

Rock singer Joe Cocker dies at age 70

According to media reports, Joe Cocker has died following a battle with lung cancer. He was 70 years old.