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Recent articles by Frank:

Crews respond to yacht fire across from Blount Island

Crews responded to a fire aboard a yacht docked off Safe Harbor Way across from Blount Island on Jacksonville’s Northside. → Read More

Jacksonville Beach mother pleads guilty in 3-year-old’s death

A Jacksonville Beach woman pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder in the 2020 death of her 3-year-old son, according to Duval County court records. → Read More

1 hurt after car crashes into Beach Boulevard store, JFRD says

One person was hospitalized after a car crashed into a store in the Englewood neighborhood early Monday morning, the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said. → Read More

Former Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels’ trial postponed again

The trial of former Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels has been postponed again. → Read More

3rd man pleads not guilty to sexual battery charges connected to North Jacksonville church

Jerome Teschendorf appeared Thursday for arraignment on two counts of capital sexual battery on a child, and his lawyer entered a not guilty plea. → Read More

Jacksonville sexual predator sentenced to 35 years for producing child porn

A 38-year-old registered sex offender was arrested Tuesday by the FBI on a charge of attempted production of child pornography. → Read More

Man arrested in hit-and-run that killed Jacksonville pastor sentenced

William Hodge was sentenced this week in a hit-and-run that killed Jacksonville pastor, Lindsay Brown. → Read More

Man pleads guilty in deadly Jacksonville shooting as trial is about to begin

A jury was seated Monday in the trial for a man accused in the January 2021 shooting death of a 52-year-old man at a Northside Jacksonville gas station. → Read More

Man charged with attempted murder in shooting of brother on Westside

A man was arrested in connection with the shooting of his brother over the weekend at a Westside home, according to an arrest report from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Kamiyah Mobley writes letter in support of sentence reduction request for woman who kidnapped, raised her

Gloria Williams, who admitted to taking newborn Kamiyah Mobley from a Jacksonville hospital in 1998, is once again asking for a reduced sentence in her kidnapping case. And this time, Mobley is lobbying the judge on behalf of Williams, who raised her under a false identity. → Read More

Firefighters battle two house fires on Jacksonville’s westside, both suspicious

Jacksonville Fire Rescue put out two house fires and called them both suspicious. → Read More

JSO document: Officer arrested for sending nude photos and videos to teen has a history of complaints

A Jacksonville Sheriff's Office officer arrested last week for sending nude photos and videos to a 16-year-old boy, has a history of internal affairs investigations. → Read More

Pickup stolen from Philips Highway Wawa with dog still inside, woman says

A woman says she’s contacted the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office for help tracking down her boyfriend’s stolen truck and their dog, who was still inside the truck when she said it was taken from outside a gas station. → Read More

Jacksonville man shot in 2011 dies after complications; death ruled a murder

A Jacksonville man who was shot more than 10 years ago died last month due to complications from the shooting. His death is now being classified as murder. → Read More

Man found guilty of manslaughter in overdose death of Jacksonville woman

A man is facing up to 60 years in the Florida State Prison following a manslaughter conviction in a drug overdose death, according to a news release Friday from the Office of the State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. → Read More

Man pleads guilty to home invasion, armed burglary, gets 22 years

Court records obtained Monday by News4JAX show Edward Jackson, who was arrested in 2019, has pleaded guilty in two cases in which elderly women in Arlington, one of them 93 years old, reported finding him in their bedrooms. → Read More

Man sentenced in 2019 St. Johns County crash that left motorcyclist dead

A 58-year-old man pleaded no contest to DUI manslaughter in a 2019 crash in St. Johns County that left a motorcyclist dead, according to court records. → Read More

2 hurt in boat collision off coast of Mayport, Coast Guard says

Two people were injured in a collision between two boats about 5 miles east of Mayport on Monday, the Coast Guard said. → Read More

Bicyclist struck, critically injured on CR 210, St. Johns County Fire Rescue says

A man in his 60s was struck while riding a bicycle on County Road 210 near Beachwalk just before 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue. → Read More

Kessler’s attorneys suggest new theory surrounding Cummings’ disappearance

A new motion by lawyers for Kimberly Kessler, who is accused of killing her co-worker Joleen Cummings, suggests Cummings could have become “physically violent” with Kessler in an ongoing dispute over drugs in the Tangles Hair Salon in Nassau County where both women worked. → Read More