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  1. Law & Order: Trespasser at Ribault High School tosses gun, runs awayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Florida Times-Union

    School district officials found a gun at Ribault High School after approaching a trespasser who apparently tossed it while fleeing the campus, according to a Duval County School District spokeswoman. Marsha Oliver said school officials approached an unidentified person about 11:15 a.m. Friday at the high school, located on the Northside.

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  2. Auto honor guard greets families of slain NYPD officers here for Jacksonville's Guns 'N HosesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Some of the family of slain NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu went through Friday's automotive honor guard in this classic two-tone Ford convertible, passing saluting officers from area departments and dozens of flag-waving families. Officers from multiple area departments saluted as the familiy of slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos passed by in this patriotically-decorated Camaro convertible during the automotive honor guard near Jacksonville International Airport.

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  3. Jail log for April 17Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    The following is from police reports from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office (SJCSO) and the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP):

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  4. St. Johns County School District career academy students awarded $19,600 in scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM Chris Force, St. Johns County school district's director for career and technical education, applauds as Paula Chaon, left, accepts the district's Career Academy Leadership Award during a ceremony held at Nease High School on Thursday, April 16, 2015. PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM St. Johns County School Superintendent Joe Joyner, right, presents Steve Roberts, chief of interpretation and education for the Castillo de San Marcos, an award naming the national monument the district's Career Academy Rookie Business Partner of the Year during a ceremony held at Nease High School on Thursday, April 16, 2015.

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  5. Students learn government rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Senior Youth in Government high school students produced an assembly for middle school students in St. Johns and Duval counties. The students are from the YMCA of Florida's First Coast St. Johns Delegation and the assembly was held at the St. Johns County Auditorium.

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  6. St. Augustine man arrested on child porn possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A 34-year old St. Johns County man was arrested Friday on an initial 11 counts of possession of child pornography, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office. Jesse Graham Berben of Washington Street was booked into the St. Johns County Jail on no bail pending a first appearance hearing Saturday, the Sheriff's Office said.

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  7. YMCA Junior Youth in GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Historic City News

    ... participate in a smaller and less intensive "Junior Assembly" which was recently held in the chambers of the St Johns County Commission. The middle school students, from both St Johns and Duval County, played the roles of government leaders for the ...

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  8. FDOT road repairs and maintenance reportRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Historic City News

    Laurie Sanderson reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week. I-95 from Race Track Road Overpass to two miles south of Old St. Augustine Road Nighttime northbound lane closures Monday and Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for construction related to the State Road 9B project.

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  9. Sheriff deputies arrest man for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    Cybercrimes detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office have arrested a 34-year-old St. Johns County man for multiple counts of possessing child pornography after an undercover investigation. Sheriff's detectives, with the help of the St. Augustine Police Department served the warrant and recovered a computer with multiple suspected images of child pornography.

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  10. St. Augustine man arrested on multiple counts of possession of child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Jesse Berben, 34, of St. Augustine, was arrested after cyber crimes detectives completed an eight-month undercover investigation, according to a St. Johns County Sheriff's Office news release. Detectives with the sheriff's office and the St. Augustine Police Department seized a computer with multiple suspected images of child pornography on Friday, according to the sheriff's office.

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  11. Commissioner Jeb Smith, Sales-tax Issue and the Tea PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The drama for the evening at the St. Augustine Tea Party meeting on April 14, 2015, was Commissioner Smith's defense of his vote to study a sales tax increase in St. Johns County, Florida. Mr. Smith's reason for continuing the 'study' was to bring to light the fact that farmers and businesses in his rural district are getting hammered with absurd ad valorem tax increases, yearly.

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  12. Sandhill cranes halt construction projectRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: A construction worker spots a nest of endangered Sandhill cranes off State Road 23 on the Westside and halts the project. I'M CRYSTAL MOYER AND THAT'S YOUR KEITH PIERSON TOYOTA TIMESAVER TRAFFIC.

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  13. Stolen valor? Elkton man accused of posing as Navy AdmiralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WTLV

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- An Elkton man accused of posing as a retired U.S. Navy Admiral was arrested Wednesday on felony and misdemeanor charges, authorities said.

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  14. Cold Noses: Adoptable Pets of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Cold Noses, the Times-Union's weekly pet column, features pets available for adoption at area government-run shelters. For more info and photos of all the animals featured, go to Jacksonville.com/coldnoses.

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  15. Sandhill cranes put highway project on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    A nest of endangered birds has put the blueprints for part of a major Jacksonville road project on hold. The Florida Department of Transportation says a worker spotted the nest of Sandhill cranes , just off State Road 23 on Jacksonville's Westside.

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  16. After $3.6 million, City hands off 450th entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Historic City News

    ... This latest example of dereliction of financial and managerial duty is proffered as a "collaboration" with St Johns County's Cultural Events Division, and this is not the first time. After former Mayor Joe Boles and City Manager John Regan romanced ... 1 comment

  17. Man enters plea in death of St. Johns County K-9 officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Baron, a St. Johns County K-9 German shepherd, was drowned by a suspect involved in an early morning disturbance at a home in the Twin Lakes subdivision off 207 east of Interstate 95. Brandon Allison, 28, pleaded no contest to killing a police dog, resisting an officer without violence and sale of cocaine. "I will listen to everything both you and the state present, but the final decision will be up to me," he said.

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  18. Man enters 'no contest' to charges he killed a police dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTLV

    A man arrested and charged with resisting an officer and killing a police dog - felony offenses - has pleaded no contest Thursday. Man enters 'no contest' to charges he killed a police dog A man arrested and charged with resisting an officer and killing a police dog - felony offenses - has pleaded no contest Thursday.

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  19. County man pleads no contest to possession of child pornography, sentenced to eight years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    DARON.DEAN@STAUGUSTINE.COM Appearing with his attorney, Christopher Klemawesch, Joseph David Richardson, Jr., right, listens as Judge Michael Traynor speaks during his apperance to plea and be sentenced for eight counts of possession of child pornography Thursday afternoon, April 16, 2015. Richardson received eight years in prison, followed by community control and sexual offender probation.

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  20. Flagler Beach rape defendant pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Four days before a jury was scheduled to be selected to hear his case, accused rapist James McDevitt decided Thursday to enter a guilty plea and avoid trial. The plea was not part of any agreement with the state so the 22-year-old McDevitt still faces up to life in prison, said prosecutor Christy Opsahl.

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