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Yuengling to serve up ice cream

10:06 PM, Jan 17, 2014

The Pennsylvania-based brewery Yuengling is sticking to more traditional flavors, like vanilla, chocolate and mint chocolate chip. There is, however, a black and tan flavor (Belgian chocolate and salty caramel).

Women more likely to nickname cars

5:19 AM, Jan 17, 2014

Women and younger car owners are the most likely to give a nickname and associate a gender to their vehicles', according to a new report from DMEautomotive.

Genes suggest dogs descended from a now-extinct breed of wolf

5:14 AM, Jan 17, 2014

The genetic record suggests that dogs went through a narrow population "bottleneck" after they diverged from wolves.

Photographer documents hundreds of 'twin' strangers

3:01 PM, Jan 16, 2014

A Canadian photographer is proving that we're not necessarily as unique as we think we are.

Police find $7.2 million cash stashed in suitcases

11:17 AM, Jan 16, 2014

It started when police found nearly $7.2 million stuffed in eight suitcases at a Panama airport.

Wife of Miami Dolphins quarterback, left rifle in rental vehicle: Authorities

5:12 AM, Jan 16, 2014

She left an AR-15 rifle in the back seat of a Nissan Rogue when she swapped vehicles, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.

Woman allegedly faked death to avoid charges

4:59 AM, Jan 16, 2014

A woman who prosecutors say faked her own death to avoid answering for a theft charge.

4 kittens pull 'break-in' at upstate NY prison

4:23 PM, Jan 15, 2014

A litter of kittens has found a cozy home in the least cozy of places - a maximum-security prison in upstate New York.

"Devil Baby" video goes viral

12:48 PM, Jan 15, 2014

A viral video is turning heads of New Yorkers and people around the world as a 'demon child' is seen scaring people as it jumps out of an unattended carriage as strangers approach.

This bird can't stop snacking on Walmart steaks

10:04 AM, Jan 15, 2014

A Texas man ran into the most unlikely shopper at his local Walmart: a grackle. The second time Ranell Roy saw the bird, he started filming. Apparently the bird has expensive taste: it was pecking at a packaged steak!

Thieves try to steal Sigmund Freud's ashes

9:57 AM, Jan 15, 2014

Police are hunting burglars who tried to steal the ashes of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud from a London crematorium.

Florida man admits on Facebook to killing dogs

8:32 AM, Jan 15, 2014

A man was arrested after he admitted on Facebook to killing two dogs, police said.

Woman stole from cancer patient to pay for crack

7:46 AM, Jan 15, 2014

An Orange County woman appeared before a judge today after deputies said she stole from a terminal cancer patient.

Stand your ground with a popcorn defense?

7:39 AM, Jan 15, 2014

Stand your ground is being hotly debated in the Pasco movie theater shooting. While Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco told reporters there's no way it will "fly" in court, defense attorneys say not so fast- the fear of great bodily harm and death is the very basis of stand your ground.

It's National Dress Up Your Pet Day

1:35 PM, Jan 14, 2014

It's National Dress Up Your Pet Day!

Video of pot plants posted on YouTube leads to arrest

8:56 AM, Jan 14, 2014

A Connecticut man faces drug charges after police say he posted a YouTube video of himself giving a tour of his marijuana ''garden.''

First the cronut, now the crogel and cragel

6:42 AM, Jan 14, 2014

Ever had a craving for a croissant and a bagel, but couldn't decide which to choose? Well, now you're in luck.

Kids learning new words at warp speed

6:23 AM, Jan 14, 2014

A website that teaches kids new words has touched off spirited digital competition among schools from coast to coast.

Dog takes car for joy ride, causes crash

5:11 AM, Jan 14, 2014

A woman's car gets rear-ended but the biggest shock was looking into her rear-view mirror to see a Chihuahua at the wheel of the car that hit her.

Casey Anthony's clothing, purses sold on 'murderabilia' site

9:30 PM, Jan 13, 2014

More than a dozen personal items belonging to Casey Anthony are being sold on a controversial website specializing in so called "murderabilia" and crime collectibles.

Ariz. ghost town appeals to the living, too

4:54 AM, Jan 13, 2014

Gleeson, Ariz., once had a population estimated at 10,000. Today, a handful of people still call it home.

Pimp sues Nike for not labeling shoes 'dangerous'

9:55 AM, Jan 12, 2014

After brutally beating a man with his Nike Jordan shoes, a pimp filed a $100 million lawsuit against Nike for not providing a warning label that their shoes could be used as a dangerous weapon.

Two injured in three vehicle I-95 crash

Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on I-95 near St. Augustine Saturday.

11:29 AM, Dec 8, 2013

A Jacksonville woman says law enforcement isn't being held accountable after breaking departmental rules

Candice Buckner had her name splashed across the headlines last August when she was one of six Jacksonville firefighters punished for a risque fundraiser at the Whisky River bar.

3:10 PM, May 14, 2013

More Zimmerman discovery records released

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Prosecutors are releasing more records Wednesday morning in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

9:53 AM, Sep 19, 2012

Gainesville man built his house out of 12 shipping containers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Shipping containers are extremely durable designed to withstand high winds, salt water and hold 60,000 lbs. so why not stack them and turn them into a house?

11:49 PM, Nov 15, 2012

Katie Caples Foundation Raising Awareness of Organ Donation on First Coast

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A high school student killed in a crash in 1998 lives on through her foundation.

5:57 PM, Jun 16, 2010

Five people arrested for soliciting sex in Bradford County

Five arrested in Stake Police Department's Operation Adult Escort.

10:12 PM, Aug 2, 2013

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Current power outage areas

4:42 PM, Aug 21, 2008

Support for Jacksonville firefighters in racy pics

Several people are coming to the defense of the firefighters because of the cause they were raising money for.

7:09 PM, Aug 8, 2012

Baby killer whale welcomed at SeaWorld San Diego

A killer whale gave birth on Valentine's Day morning at SeaWorld, according to park officials.

9:56 PM, Feb 14, 2013

Girl Born Without a Face Gets New Sister

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- A Clay County girl was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, a genetic disorder which left her without almost half the bones in her face. Now, there's a new bright spot in this girl's life.

12:29 PM, Feb 19, 2010

Check It Out

Photo courtesy of Richard McKinney

Jacksonville's Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 10: Recording artist Darius Rucker arrives at the American Country Awards 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on December 10, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

Darius Rucker returns to St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) shake hands after the 2013 AFC championship playoff football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.  Matthew Emmons, USA TODAY Sports

AFC Championship: Patriots vs Broncos

ANNA LISA BLUE, 39 - Charged with probation violation January 19.

January 2014 Mugshots

 	Jan 19, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks fans celebrate in the streets after the 2013 NFC Championship football game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

NFC Championship: 49ers vs Seahawks

 	Civil rights demonstrators, led by Dr Martin Luther King (5th R), civil rights activist Ralph Abernathy (5th L), John Lewis (3rd L) and other civil and religious leaders, make their way from Selma to Montgomery on March 22, 1965 in Alabama, on the third leg of the Selma to Montgomery marches. The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks and represented the political and emotional peak of the modern civil rights movement. The first march took place on March 07, 1965 (Blood

Reflections of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Soledad OBrien, Key Speaker, at the 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast that took place January 17, 2014 at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center in Jacksonville. (Photo courtesy of Jennifer Duckworth)

27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 20: U.S President Barack Obama (L) takes the oath of office from U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts (R) as first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L) holds the bible and daughter Malia (C) and Sasha looks on in the Blue Room of the White House January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden were officially sworn in a day before the ceremonial inaugural swearing-in. (Photo by Larry Downing-Pool/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama's iconic looks

First Coast feasting with Circus elephants

A referee gets into the action of Puppy Bowl IV on Oct. 17, 2007.  Animal Planet

Puppy Bowl X pups

Riverside, San Marco street art done by 'Keith Haring's Ghost'

Jacksonville Landing, present-day

Jacksonville Landing through the years & proposed changes

Courthouse preparations underway for Dunn trial

"Danny Bradford. He wont go out in the rain unless he has his raincoat on. Our little Gortons fisherman. He is a rescue and the best dog ever!" Photo courtesy of June Bradford

It's National Dress Up Your Pet Day

Storm leaves major damage at North Main Baptist Church

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15: Audi shows off their RS6 during the media preview at the North American International Auto Show on January 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The auto show will be open to the public January 19-27. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

'New and cool': 2014 North American Auto Show

Have you seen this strong armed robbery suspect?

Police seeking two suspects, person of interest in armed robbery investigation

Lupita Nyong'o L-U-P-I-T-A. Learn this name fast, because the supporting-actress nominee is headed straight for the A-list. She ruled the red carpet in a caped Ralph Lauren dress and Fred Leighton ring. “So far I've only worn things that I feel speak to me,” she told E! of her newly minted fashionista status.  Dan MacMedan, USA TODAY

Photos from the 2014 Golden Globe Awards

TV personality Maria Menounos attends the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Stars on Red Carpet at Golden Globes 2014

 A view of houses and an area covered by ash after the village hit by ash and mud from eruption of Mount Sinabung on January 12, 2014 in Sigarang Garang, Karo District, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The number of displaced people has increased to around 25,000 in Western Indonesia as Mount Sinabung continues to spew ash and smoke after a series of several eruptions since September. Eleven deaths have now been recorded as a result of the eruptions with hundreds more falling ill. Officials expect the

Mount Sinabung erupts in Indonesia

Bayan Bay apartments off San Pablo Road near Atlantic Blvd. Photo courtesy Donna McCrum

Viewer submitted weather photos from stormy Saturday

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (C) talks with New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (R) as they look out over the wreckage of the World Trade Center terrorist attack site 30 November 2001, in New York. (Photo credit should read BETH A. KEISER/AFP/Getty Images)

The Life of Ariel Sharon in pictures

Jayson is a super dad. He picks his son up from school each day. Helps him with his homework. Prepares dinner every night. Does all the grocery shopping and even does laundry. And he builds a mean Lego set.

Share your 'Super Dad' photos with us!

Mandarin Middle School at about 10:45am. Brrrr..... Submitted By:Janet from: Jacksonville, FL

Show us your ice, ice baby!

Marissa Alexander in court and leaving court on Jan. 10

UNF vs. Gulf Coast

FHP: Photos of the buckled 'slab'

'Move Over' law in full effect: FHP

Southerns welcome healthy baby boy

Share photos of your FSU national championship gear

Are you bundled up trying to stay warm? Upload a selfie!

FSUs Kelvin Benjamin elevates over Chris Davis to catch the game winning touchdown with 13 seconds left in the game.

BCS Title Game: FSU vs. Auburn via USA Today Sports

Team picture for Auburn in front of the Rose Bowl.

FCN in California for BCS title game

Crash, building fire in Fernandina Beach

Band stuck due to weather after Gator Bowl performance

Community leaders 'say no to disrespect'

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office cruiser involved in accident with injuries

Rental home of Aubrey Price

SJSO seeks to identify TV theft suspect

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