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Recent articles by Nick:

‘An execution-style murder’: Baker County sheriff says men found dead in home might’ve been targeted

Sheriff Scotty Rhoden of the Baker County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday revealed new information about the deaths of two men, who he said were found “brutally murdered” at a home in Macclenny. → Read More

‘Honored, excited & thrilled’: Era begins at UNF as new president takes helm

Dr. Moez Limayem began his duties Monday at the University of North Florida’s seventh president. → Read More

‘Scene stabilized’ near Jacksonville Zoo, JSO says; sources say police K-9 was shot, person sped off & crashed

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said Friday evening that the scene at Busch Drive and Zoo Parkway has “been stabilized,” and that people who were asked to shelter in place can move about. → Read More

Man who spent 33 years in prison back behind bars, now charged with attempted murder

Authorities confirmed to News4JAX on Monday that Taylor was arrested and charged with attempted murder in a shooting that occurred Friday night on A. Phillip Randolph Boulevard. → Read More

Baker County woman drops $10 on lotto, becomes multi-millionaire

How does a $260,000 annual salary over the next 25 years sound? → Read More

Property tax referendum to help Duval schools clears City Council, goes to voters in August

A measure requested by the Duval County School Board that would put a property tax referendum on a ballot this year is poised for a final reading during Tuesday’s meeting of the Jacksonville City Council. → Read More

‘Sweet Florida’: Skynyrd’s Johnny Van Zant & his brother dedicate new song to Gov. DeSantis

On Twitter, Gov. Ron DeSantis said he has a feeling it could be the song of the summer... → Read More

🐝UnBEElievable: Drivers caught in traffic near Buckman Bridge greeted by bees

Let’s hope these drivers all had their windows up and their sunroofs shut. → Read More

US Senate passes bill that would make daylight saving time permanent

A measure that’s received bipartisan support from lawmakers to make daylight saving time permanent beginning in 2023 unanimously passed the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. → Read More

Jacksonville sheriff: Trio distributed up to 30 kilos of cocaine per week

An investigation by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Major Case Narcotics Unit aimed at dismantling a local drug trafficking organizations has netted 27 felony arrests, Sheriff Mike Williams revealed during a Thursday news conference. → Read More

$1.2M to demolish Berkman II eyesore gets thumbs up from Jacksonville City Council

Emergency legislation was filed Tuesday by Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry to remove the Berkman Plaza II building, which has had its implosion pushed back time and time again. → Read More

‘No mistakes can be tolerated’: Berkman II implosion delayed again

A new implosion date for the Berkman II building in Downtown Jacksonville could be identified in a matter of days, but the demolition “definitely will not be on January 8." → Read More

President Biden: Arbery’s killing a ‘devastating reminder of how far we have to go’

A jury on Wednesday afternoon convicted the three men who were charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery. → Read More

After helping deliver a win, Jaguars’ Smoot unexpectedly delivers newborn daughter

It’s been quite a week for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and especially so for Dawuane Smoot. → Read More

Shipyards project gets unanimous approval from Jacksonville City Council

The Jacksonville City Council voted Tuesday night 17-0 in favor of an agreement to bring a $400 million riverfront development to the downtown area. → Read More

Timeline of events following shooting of Deputy Joshua Moyers, leading to arrest of Patrick McDowell

A search for the man accused of fatally shooting a Nassau County deputy came to an end Tuesday afternoon, with an arrest. → Read More

Owner of Fifi’s in San Marco says over $11K worth of merchandise was stolen

The owner of Fifi’s, a consignment apparel store in San Marco, says he’s offering an award for information leading to an arrest after thousands of dollars worth of designer purses were stolen from his shop. → Read More

Fighter, mentor, friend: Tommy Hazouri dies at 76

Jacksonville political giant Tommy Hazouri died Saturday, the city council announced. → Read More

Here’s how Duval students who don’t follow mask policy will be disciplined

Effective Sept. 7, Duval County Public Schools students must wear a face covering that covers both their nose and mouth while inside a school facility, according to a new mask policy implemented Monday night. → Read More

119 COVID patients have died in Baptist Health hospitals in last 45 days, CEO says

As of Thursday, Baptist Health had 569 patients that are positive with COVID-19 admitted in its facilities, according to the hospital’s CEO, Michael Mayo. → Read More