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Recent articles by Briana:

Property insurance to be discussed at Florida special session Monday

Florida lawmakers are prepared to tackle issues families are having with their property insurance on Monday. → Read More

FWC releases investigation into dead shark hung up at Ponte Vedra High School

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — A report by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reveals the events that led to an incident where a dead shark was hung from the rafters at Ponte Vedra High School earlier this month. → Read More

Celebration Church releases investigation into founding pastor accused of fraud

Celebration Church of Jacksonville released a report about the investigation into the questionable financial practices of former pastor and founder Stovall Weems and his wife Kerri Weems. → Read More

America’s Best Inn in Jacksonville closing due to safety issues, occupants asked to leave

Occupants staying at America’s Best Inn have until 5 p.m. on Tuesday to leave the premises after one of the buildings was deemed unsafe. → Read More

Two sea turtles released back into the ocean at Jekyll Island after rehabilitation

The ocean welcomed two sea turtles back into its waves on Friday. → Read More

Witness says man confessed he strangled 27-year-old Jacksonville woman to death in arrest warrant

According to an arrest warrant, a witness told police that the man accused of killing 27-year-old Teresa Gorczyca told him he strangled her and hid her body in a lake. → Read More

‘Modern-day slavery’: Three men sentenced to prison for forced labor at south Georgia farms

“These men engaged in facilitating modern-day slavery,” said U.S. Attorney David H. Estes. → Read More

Are you interested in becoming a teacher? An upcoming DCPS recruitment fair may be your chance

DCPS is hosting its annual teacher and support personnel recruitment fair this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. → Read More

Baker County deputy terminated due to actions not complying with policies

“We will not tolerate acts of violence or injustice on either side of the law.” → Read More

1 dead after crash involving motorcycle on I-95 & Emerson Street

A 59-year-old man from Glen St. Mary’s was killed in a crash on I-95 and Emerson Street Tuesday morning, FHP says. → Read More

Lake City Police Department investigating after two people found shot to death inside vehicle

Two people were found shot to death inside a vehicle by Lake City police on Monday. → Read More

Former St. Augustine teacher arrested by FBI, accused of trying to meet teen for sexual activity

Matthew Christopher Yates, who taught at Veritas Classical School in St. Augustine, faces a minimum of 10 years in federal prison for attempting to entice a 14-year-old to meet him for sexual activity. → Read More

3 accused of conspiring to kill a witness by hiring a hitman, Starke police say

3 Starke residents have been accused of conspiring to kill a witness by hiring a hitman, police say. → Read More

Jacksonville police searching for credit card fraud suspects

Jacksonville police are trying to identify credit card fraud suspects who stole from a vehicle on University Blvd. → Read More

Berkman II demolition planned for Sunday, street closures expected

The Berkman II demolition is planned for this Sunday, March 6 at 10 a.m. → Read More

Woman turns self in for DUI crash that killed 2 in Clay County

Hernandez was charged with two counts of DUI manslaughter and one count of DUI crash with serious bodily injury. → Read More

Lee County man arrested in Jacksonville for second-degree murder

With the help of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, a Lee County man is now behind bars for second-degree murder. → Read More

Jacksonville police searching for armed burglary suspect

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is searching for 54-year-old Terrance Stanley Tolliver for armed burglary. → Read More

FHP: Man dies after motorcycle crashes into maintenance truck on Buckman Bridge

A 54-year-old man is dead following a motorcyle crash on the Buckman Bridge Sunday. → Read More

Glynn County Police Dept. investigating after man dies from assault in Brunswick

The Glynn County Police Department is investigating after a man died from an assault in Brunswick on Friday. → Read More