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  • KIRO 7

Recent articles by Ben:

Jacksonville family out thousands after contractor allegedly refuses to return deposit

A local family called Action News Jax claiming they are out thousands of dollars after a contractor refused to return their deposit. → Read More

Jacksonville family out thousands after allegedly contractor refuses to return deposit

A local family called Action News Jax claiming they are out thousands of dollars after a contractor refused to return their deposit. → Read More

New air-conditioning law could cost consumers cold cash

A new government regulation could cost you thousands of dollars to cool your home, causing homeowners to choose between their wallets and the environment. → Read More

Restaurant Report: 2 Town Center area restaurants cited for violations, inspectors say

Your health and safety, it’s the reason we go out every week to get you answers about the places you love to eat. → Read More

Restaurant Report: Four Jacksonville restaurants temporarily close due to violations

Your health and safety, it’s the reason we go out every week to get you answers about the places you love to eat. In this week’s original Restaurant report, Action News Jax Ben Becker tells us about violations that inspectors found at local restaurants. → Read More

Restaurant Report: Inspectors find violations at Jimmy John's, other restaurants

The below restaurants were found to have violations by health inspectors. Watch the story here or in the above media player. → Read More

Restaurant Report: Inspectors find 46 rodent droppings in kitchen of Biggie's Pizza

In this week’s original Restaurant Report, Action News Jax's Ben Becker visited Biggie’s Pizza Jacksonville Beach after their recent health inspection. → Read More

Restaurant Report: Inspectors find 46 rodent droppings in kitchen of Biggies's Pizza

In this week’s original Restaurant Report, Action News Jax's Ben Becker visited Biggie’s Pizza Jacksonville Beach after their recent health inspection. → Read More

Restaurant Report: Subway location in Jacksonville cited for second time in 6 months

Your health and safety, it is the reason we go out every week to get you answers about the places you love to eat. In this week’s original Restaurant Report, Action News Jax Ben Becker tells us about violations that inspectors found at Jacksonville restaurants. → Read More

Restaurant Report: Zaxby's, Ruby Beach Brewing cited for violations

Your health and safety, it is the reason Action News Jax's Ben Becker goes out every week to get you answers about the places you love to eat. In this week’s Original Restaurant Report, Becker tells us about violations that inspectors found at local restaurants. → Read More

Military family out thousands, says home inspector missed important detail

Buying a home is one of the biggest and most important purchases you will ever make, and you hire professionals like home inspectors to protect your investment. → Read More

Restaurant Report: Hunan Wok & Basil Thai cited for roaches

Your health and safety, it’s the reason we go out every week to get you answers about the places you love to eat in the Original Restaurant Report. → Read More

Jacksonville area nursing homes, assisted living facilities missing deadlines to keep seniors safe

An Action News Jax Investigation exposes local nursing homes and assisted living facilities missing deadlines designed to keep seniors safe. Action News Jax Investigator Ben Becker is pressing caregivers about what they're doing to protect your loved ones. → Read More

New FEMA flood maps confuse some St. Johns County area homeowners

Jacksonville area homeowners are upset and confused about new FEMA maps that put their homes or part of their property into flood zones. → Read More

Metal detectors in schools: Jacksonville students speak out

“We see school as an escape from the outside world,” said one Raines sophomore. “To put metal detectors in every high school in Duval County elicits a prison... → Read More

Amazon drivers: Company pressed on safety concerns with third-party vendors

One of the staples of ordering from retailers like Amazon is free shipping -- but Action News Jax is investigating if there is a price paid by Jacksonville-area drivers working under strict delivery deadlines. → Read More

David Katz: Loophole in federal law allowed Jacksonville Landing mass shooter to have guns

Action News Jax has learned there’s a massive loophole in a federal law that allowed Jacksonville Landing mass shooter David Katz to buy the weapon used in Sunday’s deadly attack at a Madden eGaming competition that killed two people and injured 11 others. → Read More

Local beaches getting nearly $16 million for beach restoration

A nearly $16 million deal has been reached with the federal government that will pay to help restore local beaches. → Read More

PEDAL TO THE MEDAL: St. Johns County residents have wanted State Road 9B to open for a long time.

The third and final phase of State Road 9B is officially completely open, and it’s making the commute quicker for drivers in St. Johns County, but perhaps it's too quick. → Read More

Neighbors: Slaughtered pigs dumped in Jacksonville neighborhood

Jacksonville neighbors are searching for answers after two slaughtered pigs were dumped on the side of the road. → Read More