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Authorities seek information on attempted arson at Armory

Authorities are seeking information about an attempted arson at the Florida National Guard Armory in St. Augustine.

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Violence reported at St. Augustine early voting location

Two men were reportedly involved in an altercation outside a St. Augustine polling place Thursday evening and one of those men is running for office, sources say. Read more

5-year-old Callahan girl apparently drowns in retention pond

A 5-year-old girl who was visiting a Westside Jacksonville home with her parents Sunday apparently drowned in a nearby retention pond, police... Read more

Creekside student arrested after loaded gun found at school

A Creekside High School student has been suspended for 10 days and faces a felony charge after a loaded .38 caliber handgun was found in... Read more

Officials confirm tornado Saturday in Duval County

The National Weather Service has confirmed one of the storms that came through the Jacksonville area Saturday was an EF-1 tornado. The tornado... Read more

Yulee High School student's 'God Bless America' sign-off sparks atheist protest

YULEE, Fla. — A student who delivers the morning announcements over the PA system at Yulee High School has sparked controversy in the atheist... Read more

Disabled woman missing in Flagler County

PALM COAST, Fla. — A Flagler County mother reported her 25 year-old mentally disabled daughter missing Saturday morning. 

She has not... Read more

SJC Sheriff's app aims to prevent crime

A new cell phone application launched by the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office is offering a more efficient way to get immediate information to... Read more

Woman stabbed at Denny's overnight

A woman was stabbed at a restaurant on State Road 16, near the St. Augustine outlets.

The incident occurred at the Denny's in the 2400... Read more

State speed limits could hit 75 mph

ST. PETERSBURG -- Two unlikely bedfellows are teaming up in a bipartisan effort to raise the speed limit on Florida's highways.

State Sen.... Read more

2 in sailboat rescued off St. Augustine Inlet

Two people were rescued off St. Augustine Inlet Thursday afternoon after a 30-foot sail boat failed to function properly.

The St. Johns... Read more

All lanes of Mathews Bridge now open

Good news for St. Johns County commuters!

All lanes of the Mathews Bridge in Jacksonville have re-opened.

The bridge re-opened early... Read more

National Parks face threat of shutdown

The clock is ticking for Congress to agree on a budget deal that will keep the government running. The deadline is midnight on Monday, and... Read more

Coast Guard helps sinking ship off St. Augustine

The Coast Guard helped three boaters whose ship was sinking 20 miles off the coast of St. Augustine Saturday. 

The boaters, all... Read more

Bicyclist killed in crash on A1A in Ponte Vedra Beach

PONTE VEDRA BEACH -- A bicyclist was killed Thursday night after being struck by a vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Sean... Read more

St. Johns County schools add new bus routes

Parents of all potential school bus riders should be receiving yellow postcards in the mail this week (Aug. 5-11) notifying them of their child's... Read more

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