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Two men found shot in gas station parking lot Thursday morning

Two men were found shot in a gas station parking lot in the Moncrief area of Jacksonville on Thursday morning. Officers responded to a reported aggravated battery near 7200 block of Lem Turner Road. When they arrived, two men were found in the parking lot of the BP gas station suffering from gunshot


Suspect hiding in attic insulation arrested by Jacksonville police for a double shooting

A tenant at Courtney Manor apartments who oly wanted to be identified by his first name, Brent, said he heard the shots police say injured at 16-year-old and an 18-year-old on March 25th.


Jacksonville man who just lost two loved ones to murder calls on community for change

A Jacksonville man who just lost two family members to murder, and has another in jail for one of those killings, is calling on the community to come together and help JSO solve crimes.


Today in Jacksonville History: April 18, 1967

A $40 million brewery that would employ 300 people with an annual payroll of $3 million and produce 1.7 million barrels of beer a year was announced for Jacksonville's Northside by Anheuser-Busch Inc., the world's largest brewer.


FHP: Semi-tractor trailer crashes on I-10 EB before SR-121

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - All eastbound lanes of I-10 before SR-121 were blocked Thursday morning by an early morning crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers said a semi-tractor with a trailer attached ran off the roadway for reasons unknown. No injuries were reported but the crash block


VERIFY: Is it against the law to feed homeless people in Jacksonville?

Churches around the First Coast open their doors and hearts to the less fortunate, which can include feeding the homeless. But a pastor at a local church told his congregation on Sunday they can't feed the homeless anymore because they need a city permit.


Three suspects wanted for armed robbery at St. Johns Waffle House

Jacksonville, FL - Detectives are canvassing the area surrounding the Waffle House on County Road 210 near I-95 following an armed robbery. The Sheriff’s Office reports three black males reportedly robbed the restaurant around 4:00 a.m. There were no injuries reported.


JSO investigating fatal Eastside crash

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash on the Eastside Wednesday night. JSO says two vehicles collided where Martin Luther King Boulevard exits onto Phoenix Avenue.


Jacksonville mom meets toddler who received her son's heart

Jacksonville mother Alicia Erchul, 43, had an extra special moment last month at Disney World -- she met Morgan Price, 4, who received the heart of her late son, Gabriel Crystalus.


Police: 'Armed and dangerous' man wanted on assault charges

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police on Wednesday night asked for the public's help locating a man who they said is "armed and dangerous." Victor Bermudez, 23, is wanted on one count of aggravated battery and two counts of aggravated assault, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.


Naked toddler in IHOP parking lot leads to arrest of Florida couple passed out in van: cops

A couple found passed out in a van was arrested last week following the discovery of a naked toddler wandering around a Florida IHOP's parking lot, authorities said. IHOP employees arriving at the restaurant around 5:30 a.m. found the toddler and wrapped him in an apron, Panama City police said. The


Huge alligator captured by 80-year-old Florida man: ‘That thing tugged me all over’

An 80-year-old Florida man took matters into his own hands when a huge alligator walked into his backyard Tuesday afternoon. Ed Chapman, from Miami-Dade County, tried to catch the 6-and-a-half-foot gator himself before he had to call in backup from police and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservati


Florida passes a bill that says 18-year-olds can’t possess tobacco and vaping products

As of Tuesday, 18-year-olds can no longer possess tobacco and vaping products that distribute nicotine, ABC Action News reports. Twenty-one is also the minimum age for medical marijuana in smoke form. Only members of the military are exempted from these age restrictions.


Jacksonville wakes up to a beautiful Thursday

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Becoming warm and breezy under partly cloudy to partly sunny skies this afternoon. Cloudy skies with isolated showers possible tonight. Weather Alert Day Friday with numerous severe storms possible 9 am through 6 pm.


Bystander drives to hospital after being struck in drive-by shooting in Moncrief

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — A bystander drove themselves to a local hospital after being struck by a bullet from a drive-by shooting in Moncrief. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to the 1100 block of W. 22nd Street around 8:15 p.m. after reports of the shooting.


Suspect shot while trying to rob Metro PCS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — A man was shot inside a MetroPCS in the Sunbeam area while trying to rob the store around 5:30 p.m., the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says. JSO says the suspect fled after being shot, but was shortly arrested.


Video shows off-duty Palatka officer moments before DUI arrest

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - News4Jax has obtained viewer video of an off-duty Palatka police officer taken shortly before he was arrested and charged with DUI. Officer Orestes Cossio, who has been with the Palatka Police Department since May 2016, was arrested Monday and posted bond. He's on administrative


Police: Would-be robber shot at Southside Metro PCS store

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A would-be robber was shot Wednesday evening at a Metro PCS store on the Southside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Lt. Dash said it happened around 5:30 p.m. at the location on Sunbeam Road in between Hood Road South and Philips Highway.


Jacksonville neighbors voice concern about intersection after officer runs stop sign

Neighbors near the intersection of Ortega Boulevard and Yacht Club Road say something needs to be done about the intersection where just last night a Jacksonville Sheriff's officer ran a stop sign and hit a van with children inside.


Stage is set for strong storms to end the week

Jacksonville, FL - We have one more mainly dry and warm day before a strong storm system sweeps through NE Florida. Expect to feel an increase in humidity through today. Action News Jax Chief Meteorologist Mike Buresh is tracking a stormy Friday afternoon with threats including strong winds, heavy d