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1 hr ago | The Florida Times-Union
A 55-year-old Jacksonville man pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit theft of government property and aggravated identity theft, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. George Y. Salameh faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison when sentenced after he was one of five men arrested in May 2013 in a multi-agency investigation into an organized theft ring, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
3 hrs ago | Business Journal
The Haskell Co. pulled a building permit yesterday for the $7.4 million main structure of the Parador parking garage beside the SunTrust Tower in Downtown Jacksonville.
8 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach
When I told my brother I'd help him move out of his house in Gainesville, I planned to pay tribute to Tom Petty's place of origin by visiting sites that were important to him as a young man.
JSO looking for sex offender seen masturbating in yoga class JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police are asking for the public's help in locating 42-year-old Cecil Jordan, a registered sex offender.
The children were waiting for a bus at Penny Lane and Seaboard Avenue east of Blanding Boulevard and south of 118th Street when The children were waiting for a bus at Penny Lane and Seaboard Avenue east of Blanding Boulevard and south of 118th Street when the vehicle ran off the road at 7:36 a.m. A child is in critical condition Tuesday after a brother and sister were hit by a car while trying to cross the street to a sidewalk and get to their Jacksonville school bus stop. The 8- and 9-year-olds were walking from their home when they stepped in front of a woman driving south on Seaboard Avenue at Penny Lane about 7:30 a.m., said Sgt.
VIDEO: Crime alert notice as JSO searches for wanted registered sex offender, Joseph Jordan. According to police Jordan was spotted on the UNF campus after officers received a complaint that he had committed a lewd act at a San Marco yoga facility.
The Doctors' Management Company has consolidated its Jacksonville offices and recently relocated from its Riverside location into the Flagler Center. Susan Arrowsmith of Florida Asset Strategies collaborated with Rick Merritt and Andy Stewart of KB Commercial Real Estate in representing the doctors company for a 14,780 square-foot lease in the center's business park.
Arson investigation linked to weekend homicide JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Firefighters were busy battling a fire at a home in a Arlington neighborhood early Tuesday morning.
A Duval County medical examiner walks toward the dead end of Burke street early Monday Sept. 15 after a driver spotted two dead men there at about 1 a.m., the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.
Janette Vega, a former director of development at the University of Florida and UF Health Jacksonville, was hired as a senior development officer by Flagler's Office of Institutional Advancement. Flagler College's Office of Institutional Advancement has hired two new development and fundraising officers, according to a press release from the school.
Fernandina Beach police have nabbed a burglary suspect in a string of crimes following a high-speed chase early Saturday. The Jacksonville 17-year-old is charged with six counts of residential burglary, five counts of grand theft and three counts of vehicle burglary in the back-to-back weekend spree.
A 42-year-old Jacksonville man was arrested and charged with murder in the killing of another man at a Baymeadows hotel Sunday night. Edgar Macklin Jr. is accused of shooting and killing Lloyd Williams at the Suburban Extended Stay hotel on Philips Highway near Baymeadows Road about 8:30 p.m. Police said witnesses saw Macklin leaving the scene in a green Volkswagen, and they gave police a license plate number.
Jacksonville police were called about 9:15 a.m. to 100 S. Lima St. at U.S. 301 and U.S. 90 where the man demanded money from credit union staff, the Sheriff's Office said. He received the money and left on foot.
Investigators have arrested a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting Sunday night outside an extended stay motel on the Southside, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced Monday. Police arrest motel murder suspect JACKSONVILLE, Fla.
Monday morning two men's bodies were found behind a warehouse in the 2800 block of Burke Street off South McDuff Avenue. A driver spotted the bodies about 1 a.m. while making a U-turn on Burke just east of Shortreed Street.
Papi Chulo's Tacos & Tequilas plans to open Sept. 24 in the Tinseltown area at the address of the former Taste Food Studio at 9726 Touchton Road, Suite 105.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:33 am
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