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Scott Johnson


Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

Blade tip recovered from Tristyn Bailey’s body came from knife found in St. Johns retention pond: FDLE

A blade tip found in 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey’s body originated from a knife that was discovered in a St. Johns County retention pond, according to a Florida Department of Law Enforcement report released Tuesday. → Read More

Both sides of political aisle react to FBI’s search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate

Questions are swirling around the FBI’s unprecedented search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida residence. → Read More

Jacksonville City Councilman pushing bill that would allow homeowners to build tiny houses on their properties

There’s a push to bring tiny houses to Jacksonville properties. → Read More

Parents expect to spend hundreds during back-to-school shopping amid inflation

Families are gearing up for hundreds of dollars in costs for back-to-school shopping as inflation continues to rise. → Read More

Safety, sexuality & teacher shortages: Clay County voters to decide three races for school board

Next month, Clay County voters will head to the polls to vote for its school board. → Read More

Orange Park sends out letter about drinking water

Residents of Orange Park got a letter Monday about their drinking water, saying it did not meet their quality requirements. A test in March showed positive for total coliform bacteria. The letter says the town did not run tests within 24 hours of the distribution test, so they can’t be sure of the drinking water’s quality at that time. → Read More

1 dead after boat collision on Black Creek: authorities

One person died Tuesday after a collision involving a boat on Black Creek in the Lake Asbury area, authorities said. → Read More

Gas prices likely to hit $5 per gallon by week’s end, experts say

Industry experts now say by the time most Americans head home from work Friday, the national average will be $5 per gallon. → Read More

Jacksonville’s bicentennial celebration this Saturday

Mayor Lenny Curry, along with the Jacksonville Historical Society and Airstream Ventures, on Thursday will announce the plans for the official Jacksonville Bicentennial Celebration. → Read More

Jacksonville mayor reminds residents to ‘know your zone’ as hurricane season begins

City leaders held a news conference Wednesday -- the first day of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season -- to remind Jacksonville residents to make sure they know their evacuation zone and prepare hurricane kits. → Read More

Some Jacksonville hospitals impacted by shortage of dye used in CT scans

Supply chain issues are causing a major medical warning at hospitals across the country. → Read More

Mothers who’ve lost children to gun violence make a plea to state and local leaders

Mothers living in Northwest Jacksonville who are fed up with gun violence took to the steps of City Hall on Tuesday. → Read More

Push to crackdown on hate speech on social media sites following racially-motivated mass shooting

There is a push to crack down on racism and hate speech on social media following the mass shooting in Buffalo where investigators say the gunman was targeting Black Americans at a grocery store. → Read More

I-TEAM: Nassau County property owner says he may have a solution to illegal street racing

The owner of the Callahan Speedway contacted the News4JAX I-TEAM, saying he may soon have an option for drivers who have been speeding through the streets and parking lots of Jacksonville. → Read More

What does it mean for Florida, Georgia if Roe v. Wade is overruled?

News4JAX is looking into how that could change abortion rights in Florida and Georgia. → Read More

An important time period for Jacksonville that’s not 200 years old: The era of the Jaguars

One of the most monumental achievements for Jacksonville is when it became an NFL city and got the Jaguars. → Read More

Jacksonville officer shoots, kills man who was wielding ax, police say

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a police officer shot and killed a man who was repeatedly ordered to put down a small ax, according to T.K. Waters, the chief of investigations. → Read More

Young girl stabbed in critical condition, Orange Park police say

A child was transported to Wolfson Children’s Hospital with serious injuries after Clay County Fire Rescue responded Wednesday afternoon to an apartment complex, the department confirmed. → Read More

Person shot at Palm Trace Apartments on Westside

One person was shot Monday at the Palm Trace Apartments off of 103rd Street, according to police. → Read More

‘Devastated’ foster daughter shaken by details of Clay County couple’s hostage ordeal

A woman raised by a Clay County couple who endured a shocking hostage ordeal told News4JAX it’s difficult to wrap her mind around her own feelings as she processes the news of what happened to her beloved foster parents. → Read More