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Ryan Nelson


Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Ryan:

City of Jacksonville releases text exchanges between CAO Hughes, KHA CEO Peppers, others

On Friday, Action News Jax obtained text messages from Chief Administrative Officer Brian Hughes’ personal cellphone dating back to 2018 in which the "KHA," the Kids Hope Alliance, or "Joe Peppers," the CEO of the Kids Hope Alliance, were mentioned. → Read More

Uber driver helps JSO locate missing girls he picked up; drivers can't pick up kids riding alone

Veronica Lueck, 13, and Kamryn Lueck, 9, have been located safe and are reunited with family after disappearing Thursday night. → Read More

New Interactive Organ donor memorial honors many, including Deputy Ben Zirbel

A memorial in the main hallway of Orange Park Medical Center now stands in honor of those who gave the gift of life through organ donation. Among those honored is Deputy Ben Zirbel, the Clay County Deputy who died in a crash last August. → Read More

Father kills son in domestic related incident, family says; Jacksonville police investigating

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating a domestic event related to a shooting early Thursday morning that left a man dead. → Read More

Alligator spotted sunbathing on the beach in Amelia Island

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Pastor of man who drowned on his honeymoon in St. Johns County speaks

Action News Jax is learning the 22-year-old man who drowned in St. Johns County while on his honeymoon earlier this week, was in bible college along with his wife. → Read More

DCPS pulls retirement bonus proposal after Action News Jax questions

Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) will remove a board meeting agenda item that would have dolled out more than a quarter million dollars in retirement contribution enhancements to 12 administrators had it been approved by the board in a meeting next week. → Read More

Former Jacksonville councilwoman Katrina Brown to represent herself in federal trial

A federal judge granted former councilwoman Katrina Brown’s request to represent herself. → Read More

Cameras capture bobcat hunting prey in backyard of Jacksonville home

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Murder cases up by about 36% in Jacksonville in 2019

A deadly shooting Wednesday night brought the total number of 2019 murder cases in Jacksonville to 76. → Read More

Three children, mother, critical after apartment fire, family says

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Thieves cut fence, steal thousands in equipment from St. Johns Boat yard

Thousands of dollars in boating equipment was stolen from boats parked at a St. Johns County storage yard Thursday night. → Read More

Jacksonville police: Toddler drowns off San Juan Avenue

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says a toddler drowned in an above ground pool off San Juan Avenue this afternoon. → Read More

JACKSONVILLE OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING: Officer in Vernell Bing case shoots and kills Knife-wielding man threatening veteran

A homeless and disabled Army veteran, who was held at knifepoint by a man Wednesday night on State Street, is in good spirits today. → Read More

Jacksonville Beach proposal would crackdown on short-term rentals

The city of Jacksonville Beach is working to draft an ordinance allowing short-term rental properties to be regulated at the local level. → Read More

Look inside Jax Beach Police Department patrols on 4th of July

Thousands made their way to the beaches to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. → Read More

Kids Hope Alliance asks Mayor's Office for $2.4 million

The Kids Hope Alliance is asking the Mayor’s Office for an additional $2.4 million in funding. → Read More

JACKSONVILLE INTERNET CAFES: 15 internet cafes in Jacksonville forced to close Monday

The deadline for 15 Jacksonville internet cafes to shut down passed at 5 p.m. on Monday. → Read More

JSO: Jacksonville grandmother killed by her 24-year-old neighbor

Police say Darnell Johnson, 24, killed Jacksonville grandmother Shirley Blakely, 54, in her own Westside home on Beaverbrook Place last week. → Read More

Shelter for homeless kids living alone to open soon in St. Johns County

Port in the Storm Homeless Youth Shelter management tells Action News Jax it will soon offer 16 first-come, first-served beds to unaccompanied homeless minors on a nightly basis. → Read More