Crime

Woman Shot In Baymeadows McDonald's Drive-Thru Dies At Hospital

Aug 10, 2018
News4Jax

A woman found shot in her car in the drive-thru line of the McDonald's restaurant on Baymeadows Road Friday morning died at Memorial Hospital, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Wounded Jax Beach Officer In 'Good Spririts' After Shootout; Suspect Jailed

Aug 9, 2018
News4Jax

A Jacksonville Beach police officer wounded late Wednesday in a shootout between officers and a gunman is in stable condition and the suspected shooter has been charged with attempted murder, Police Chief Pat Dooley said Thursday morning.

The Florida Senate

Sen. Audrey Gibson, D-Jacksonville is making a renewed attempt to pass a bill that would require the state to pay $1.75 million to the estate of a woman who was critically injured and later died after a Florida Highway Patrol officer used a stun gun on her.

Charges Dropped Against JSO Officer Who Beat Handcuffed Teen

Aug 1, 2018
State Attorney’s Office / via Florida Times-Union

A police officer who beat a handcuffed teenager will avoid jail and can continue policing as a result of an agreement with prosecutors to drop charges.

News4Jax

Despite crackdown efforts from state agencies, hundreds of illegal credit card skimmers are still winding up on gas pumps all around Florida, including some in Jacksonville.

Aquitania / Wikimedia Commons

A 23-year-old Jacksonville man could get life in prison for a sexual battery that happened on the Carnival Cruise Ship Elation in February.

Landfill Search Turns Up 'Items Of Interest' In Joleen Cummings Case

Jul 13, 2018
FBI

After sifting through 3.6 million pounds of trash at a South Georgia landfill over the past week, the FBI and Nassau County Sheriff's Office said Friday they found several items of interest in the disappearance of Joleen Cummings.

Via News4Jax

Police have a man in custody who they said has confessed to robbing people in parking lots around Jacksonville.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Story updated on 7/9 at 5 p.m. with comment from the State Attorney's Office. 

Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump’s law firm will be representing a pregnant Orange Park mother allegedly beaten late last month by a Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office corrections officer.

FBI To Search Georgia Landfill For Missing Nassau County Mother

Jul 6, 2018
Via News4Jax

The FBI will search at a Charlton County, Ga. landfill for possible evidence in the case of a Nassau County woman missing since the day before Mother's Day. 

St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office / Wikimedia Commons

Two Jacksonville men are off to prison for illegally supplying and distributing anabolic steroids.

Child Calls 911 After Father Shot, Killed In Moncrief Home

Jul 2, 2018
Via News4Jax

A father was shot and killed while at home with his son early Monday morning.

Suspended Glynn County Officer, 2 Others Dead In Domestic Shooting, SWAT Standoff

Jun 29, 2018
Via The Florida Times-Union

A troubled Glynn County, Ga., police lieutenant is dead after a SWAT standoff at his home. Two others were also killed in McIntosh County, authorities confirmed Friday morning.

Meth Lab Found In Westside Hotel Room

Jun 28, 2018
police vehicles in parking lot
News4Jax

One person is in custody after a meth lab was found early Thursday morning at a hotel on Jacksonville's Westside.

St. Augustine Planning Board Member Accused Of FEMA Fraud Suspended

Jun 26, 2018
Via News4Jax

Deltra Long, the member of the St. Augustine Planning and Zoning Board who was indicted on charges of theft of government funds and false property damage claims, has been suspended from the board.

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