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Past articles by Ben:

New charges filed for Jacksonville officer accused of sending lewd photos to minor

New charges have been filed against the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer accused of sending explicit photos of himself to a teenage boy after a second teenager has come forward to investigators. → Read More

‘I really want him to see that he hurt us:’ Man pleads not guilty in death of local hairstylist

The man accused of murdering Jacksonville hairstylist Tevin Robinson faced a judge today and pleaded not guilty. → Read More

‘Missing her smile’: loved ones looking for closure after arrest made in murder of 27-year-old

A local man is charged with murder for the death of a 27-year-old woman in Jacksonville. → Read More

INVESTIGATES: Woman speaks about previous run-in with officer accused of sending nude images to teen

“My life has been put on hold for two years, I’m still trying to catch back up.” → Read More

Caught On Camera: Burglar raids local hobby store, owner says $2,000 worth of items stolen

A local RC hobby store says they're down roughly $2,000 after someone broke into their store, and it was all caught on camera. Security video given to Action News Jax shows a man breaking into the Florida RC Outlet on the Westside, sprinting through the store and taking things off shelves. → Read More

Local pastor’s arrest comes 19 years after report, police say abuse ongoing for decades

The victim in Dyal’s arrest says knowing he’s in jail brings some relief. → Read More

‘It hurt so bad’: Former church student says he was abused by pastor arrested for sexual battery

"He started beating me as well so I had like bruises all over my arms and legs.” → Read More

‘I lost someone who was very, very important to me’: Fiancé of pilot killed shares his grief

Loved ones are opening up about the loss of beloved pilot, Marianne Fox. → Read More

Radio calls reveal moments before deadly plane crash in St. Augustine

We’re learning more about a pilot who lost her life in a tragic crash at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport. → Read More

Russia attacks Ukraine: Local woman goes over 24 hours without hearing from loved ones

"They’re almost out of food and almost out of drinking water but it’s scary to go outside.” → Read More

Jacksonville Beach Police believe father of four was killed in targeted attack

Sergeant Tonya Tator said the man was shot multiple times and from roughly three to four feet away. → Read More

‘I can’t even believe that kind of thing happened’: Woman arrested, accused of burning child

“I couldn’t imagine even a reason for someone to do that kind of thing to their kid.” → Read More

Family members want more answers, justice after mother of 3 found dead

“Not this way. She didn’t deserve to go this way.” → Read More

JSO officer hit by SUV while running after suspect

An officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is in the hospital after being hit by an SUV late Thursday night. → Read More

‘I could have been dead’: Local man who confronted suspected car burglar shot in the groin

"He came out with a pistol and shot like 8 or 10 times at me.” → Read More

‘I felt like it could be big for us’: Jaguars fan hopeful about new head coach

"He pretty much brought a team that had nothing into something so I felt like it could be big for us." → Read More

Ahmaud Arbery murder: McMichaels withdraw guilty pleas, federal trial to begin Monday

“I just got one word to say, all we want is 100 percent justice to our family that’s all we are looking for,” → Read More

Local family begging for answers after father of 2 murdered in Arlington

A local family is begging for answers after a 36-year-old father of two was murdered. → Read More

Local mother of daughter killed in wrong-way crash speaks out

Two families are without their loved ones after they were killed in a wrong way crash overnight Friday. → Read More

Jaguars fans loving the buzz around potential head coaches

Rumors are buzzing in the Bold City as to who will be the next head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. → Read More