Amber Krycka, ActionNewsJax

Amber Krycka


Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Amber:

Push to recruit paramedics locally

Nationally, there’s a shortage of paramedics, including at some local departments. One department is working to recruit paramedics with a $5,000 signing bonus. → Read More

Baker County deputies: Two nursing home workers accused of abusing an 85-year-old patient

Two nursing home workers are accused of abusing an 85-year-old patient. → Read More

Local mom: 'He ran through the fire': Teen escapes burning home

A local teen escaped a burning home, and doctors said it’s a miracle he survived. → Read More

Brunswick woman attacked by paintball-wielding suspect

A Brunswick woman says she thought she was being shot at while stopped at an intersection. → Read More

FLORIDA MOM, BABY DIE AFTER DELIVERY: St. Augustine dad whose wife, newborn died after delivery: 'God is always ... there'

A local father is soldiering on after losing his wife and newborn son from complications during delivery. → Read More

Deadline to apply for Edward Waters College financial match

About 90% of students at Edward Waters College are dealing with some kind of financial struggles. Many want to stay in school, but don’t have the money. School leaders came up with a solution to get rid of some of their debt. → Read More

Brunswick teen continues to recover one year after he was shot in head with a BB gun

It’s been one year since a Brunswick teen was shot in the head with a BB gun. → Read More

Clay County veteran raises money for Wounded Warrior Project by walking nearly 2,700 miles

A local veteran just completed a nearly 2,7000 mile walk. He spent the last five months making the trek from Clay County all the way to Idaho. → Read More

Three masked teens try to force their way into room at motel in Georgia

Right now, police are trying to find a masked teen who tried to break into an occupied room at a local motel. Officers said he’s one of three teens, including a 15-year-old girl, who tried to push open a door. → Read More

Attorney: Man says he stepped on a needle at a local hotel while visiting with family

A man said he stepped on a hypodermic needle in a local hotel room. → Read More

Goats used to help deal with landscape issues in Georgia city

Dozens of goats are being used in a Georgia city to deal with landscaping issues. → Read More

Goats used to help deal with landscape issues in Georgia city

Dozens of goats are being used in a Georgia city to deal with landscaping issues. → Read More

Local newborn in need of life-saving lung transplant

A local baby is in need of a lifesaving lung transplant. Annabelle, who is 3 and a half months old, is in St. Louis fighting for her life. She was diagnosed with ABCA3 surfactant deficiency. → Read More

Goats being used to help deal with landscape issues in Brunswick

Dozens of goats are being used right now in Brunswick to deal with the landscaping. → Read More

Lifeguard caught alligator with bare hands on Jacksonville Beach

The man who caught an alligator with his bare hands is telling Action News Jax how he did it. “I was pretty shocked when I saw it was a gator, I was surprised,” said Nathan Bowcock, a lifeguard with Jax Beach. → Read More

Crooks broke into a local synagogue and ransacked it, leaving behind blood and footprints

Al Jacobson, a founding member at the Waycross Hebrew Center is heartbroken. → Read More

Guy caught more than 300 miles away in stolen car after breaking into local shop

Surveillance video shows an audacious crime caught on camera from every angle. → Read More

Local group making sure every girl has an opportunity to be a Girl Scout

Thousands of young girls in our area are gaining skills that will help them now and in the future thanks to the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council. → Read More

Sailors discharged after accused of creating sexually explicit list

Two local sailors have been discharged from the military after being accused of creating a sexually explicit list of women with whom they serve. → Read More

Massive brawl between students, adults inside Georgia high school

A massive brawl between students and adults broke out inside Brunswick High School. → Read More