Robert Grant, ActionNewsJax

Robert Grant

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Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Jacksonville’s top 5 worst panhandling intersections; council member steps in

The difficult economic times are driving up panhandling numbers on Jacksonville streets according to experts. Even city council members are noticing. → Read More

DA: Camden County deputies won’t face charges in 2021 shooting death of Georgia woman

A Georgia district attorney announced Wednesday that he will not pursue criminal charges against the deputies involved in the narcotics search warrant in Woodbine last year that resulted in the death of Latoya James. → Read More

Jax Beach neighborhood draped in blue and yellow for Ukraine

A home in Jacksonville Beach lit up in blue and yellow to show support for Ukraine last week. → Read More

Building to replace Berkman Plaza II nearly doubles in height, according to plans

The troubled Berkman Plaza II will come down for good this Sunday to make way for new plans. → Read More

Glynn police: teen brings rifle to movie theater, arrested for terroristic threats

“It’s kind of nerve-wracking to come up here and hear this when you pull up right before you go to watch a movie.” → Read More

INVESTIGATES: Marketing scheme uses homes to help sell cars without permission

A Jacksonville car dealership is accused of using homes to help sell cars without permission. → Read More

‘Republicans vote here’: Signs cast concern of voter confusion

Signs placed outside some of the Jacksonville early voting sites cast concern it could cause voter confusion. → Read More

WATCH: Security cameras capture suspect dumping live dog into Southside dumpster

“Makes me sad that there’s people like that still out there in this world.” → Read More

‘Doesn’t add up’: Friends left confused by Brunswick murder of 18-year-old father

Glynn County Police Department is putting up a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. → Read More

Mother, son found dead in reported St. Marys murder-suicide

ST. MARY'S, Ga. — A mother and son were found dead inside a St. Marys apartment complex after a murder-suicide, police said. St. Marys Police Department responded to the Retreat at Hidden Bay Apartments at 11 p.m. Thursday night. Police identified the victims as Bonnie Coker, 54, and her son Eric Boswell, 24. According to police, Boswell’s co-workers said he didn’t show up to work and wasn’t… → Read More

Jacksonville teen’s body found in Jekyll Creek, GBI investigates

A Jacksonville teen’s body was found Monday in Jekyll Creek, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. → Read More

Lawsuit claims Clay County Schools withheld information about child’s well-being

A Clay County father said his rights as a parent were violated and now he’s taking the school district to court. → Read More

Double murder suspect to face St. Johns County judge

An Alabama double murder suspect will face a St. Johns County judge Tuesday morning. → Read More

Duval County schools recruits overseas to fill teacher shortage

“The energy that you give is the energy that you receive in the classroom.” → Read More

Council to discuss multi-million dollar proposal increasing COVID testing capacity

The drive-thru site at Neptune Beach, which offers 250 tests daily, has been running out of supply within the first hour of opening for the past several days. Council President Sam Newby said members are expected to vote on a $5 million proposal that would expand capacity. → Read More

‘We’re in survival mode’: Jacksonville neighbors stranded in I-95 gridlock

A 50-mile stretch of I-95 from near Richmond, VA to Washington, D.C. was a gridlock Monday into Tuesday. → Read More

Crowds line Jacksonville Riverfront for New Year’s Eve fireworks

Jacksonville’s annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display brought in thousands of people to see the show. → Read More

Fines rack up against trash haulers for missed pickups

Garbage is piling up in Jacksonville, and so are the fines racking up against trash pickup companies. → Read More

Colorful solution to pedestrian safety in Springfield

Springfield is using a colorful way to protect pedestrians in the sidewalk. → Read More

Florida power company lights up local veteran’s Christmas

A St. Augustine veteran was surprised with 250,000 lights that now deck his home for the holiday. → Read More