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‘Please hurry:’ Jacksonville man arrested, accused of kidnapping 22-year-old woman

A Jacksonville man is facing charges for his involvement in a reported kidnapping of a 22-year-old woman early Tuesday morning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. An arrest report obtained by Action News Jax lists Josh’uan Stripling, 27, who police initially said may have information that could assist in locating the woman, as the suspect in the case.

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‘Please hurry:’ Jacksonville man arrested, accused of kidnapping 22-year-old woman

Man charged for reportedly setting someone on fire with flammable liquid in Downtown Jacksonville

A man has been arrested after setting another man on fire on Tuesday night in Downtown Jacksonville, according to police. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says Michael Smith, 54, has been charged with attempted murder. Police say they responded to the corner of West Union Street and North Main Street around 9:56 p.m. By the time officers arrived on the scene, people were already helping to extinguish the fire on the man, JSO said.

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Man charged for reportedly setting someone on fire with flammable liquid in Downtown Jacksonville

Identity of man sought by Jacksonville police after alleged burglary

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is looking to identify a person who reportedly stole several items from inside a business. Police say on May 26, a burglary was reported in the 7000 block of Southpoint Parkway South. JSO says the person entered the business via a door that was left unlocked.

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Identity of man sought by Jacksonville police after alleged burglary

JSO: One person detained after police find person set on fire

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says at least one person is detained after a person was found set on fire at the intersection of Main Street and Union Street Tuesday night. At 9:51 p.m. JSO received a 911 call about a person being set on fire at the intersection of Main Street and Union Street.

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JSO: One person detained after police find person set on fire

JSO: Man fighting for his life after being set on fire in Downtown Jacksonville

A man suffered severe injuries after being set on fire Tuesday night in Downtown Jacksonville, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Officers responded to the corner of West Union Street and North Main Street at about 9:56 p.m. for reports of a man being set on fire, according to the JSO.

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JSO: Man fighting for his life after being set on fire in Downtown Jacksonville

JSO investigating shooting at Hillcrest area apartment complex

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a Tuesday night shooting at an apartment complex in the Hillcrest area. At about 8:30 p.m., officers received a call about a shooting at the Kingsbury Apartments in the 5500 block of Kingsbury Street, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

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JSO investigating shooting at Hillcrest area apartment complex

JSO: 2 people shot in Jacksonville’s Hyde Park

JSO said two people were shot in the 2000 block of Jammes Road Tuesday around 6 p.m. Police said the two victims drove themselves to a nearby fire station for treatment and were then transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. According to JSO, the two victims were not cooperating with investigators to provide any details or answer any questions investigators had and they were uncooperative.

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JSO: 2 people shot in Jacksonville’s Hyde Park

JSO: 2 drive themselves to nearby fire station after being shot

Two men were wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in the Hyde Park area of Jacksonville, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. At about 6:06 p.m., police were called to Station 22 of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department in the 2000 block of Jammes Road for two men in their 20s who came to the station after being shot, JSO said.

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JSO: 2 drive themselves to nearby fire station after being shot

Report: Violent crime in Florida rises for first time since 2015, overall crime down for 50th straight year

Lamppost goes through truck's windshield after crash in Downtown The truck traveled under a bridge on Bay Street with its back raised, causing it to hit the bridge and overturn, according to a witness of the crash. WTLV-TV Jacksonville 1 dead in drive-by shooting in Jacksonville's Northside, police searching for shooter Officers responded to the shooting in the 1300 block of Dunn Avenue, near the Highland Square Shopping Center, at about 12:50 p.m., the JSO said.

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Report: Violent crime in Florida rises for first time since 2015, overall crime down for 50th straight year

1 dead in drive-by shooting on Jacksonville's Northside; police searching for shooter

Lamppost goes through truck's windshield after crash in Downtown The truck traveled under a bridge on Bay Street with its back raised, causing it to hit the bridge and overturn, according to a witness of the crash. WTLV-TV Jacksonville 1 dead in drive-by shooting in Jacksonville's Northside, police searching for shooter Officers responded to the shooting in the 1300 block of Dunn Avenue, near the Highland Square Shopping Center, at about 12:50 p.m., the JSO said.

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1 dead in drive-by shooting on Jacksonville's Northside; police searching for shooter

Report: Photo surfaces, promptly deleted of Orange Crush organizers in Jax Beach holding guns

Lamppost goes through truck's windshield after crash in Downtown The truck traveled under a bridge on Bay Street with its back raised, causing it to hit the bridge and overturn, according to a witness of the crash. WTLV-TV Jacksonville 1 dead in drive-by shooting in Jacksonville's Northside, police searching for shooter Officers responded to the shooting in the 1300 block of Dunn Avenue, near the Highland Square Shopping Center, at about 12:50 p.m., the JSO said.

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Report: Photo surfaces, promptly deleted of Orange Crush organizers in Jax Beach holding guns

JSO: Missing, endangered 72-year-old woman found safe

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says Barbara Mercer has been found safe. ***UPDATE***#JSO is pleased to announce that Barbara Mercer has been located safe. Thank you to all who assisted in this search and disseminating the information to our community.

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JSO: Missing, endangered 72-year-old woman found safe

Orange Crush continues across Jacksonville; Councilwoman Ju’Coby Pittman welcomes festival-goers

Orange Crush continues across Jacksonville, bringing people from in and out of state. Councilwoman Ju’Coby Pittman spoke with Action News Jax and said she’s been checking in on Orange Crush events, welcoming festival-goers. Action News Jax told you Wednesday JSO has moved inmates out of the jail ahead of the festival, saying extra officers will be on duty.

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Orange Crush continues across Jacksonville; Councilwoman Ju’Coby Pittman welcomes festival-goers

JSO: 1 killed, 4 hurt in separate shootings Friday

A man is dead and four others were injured in two separate shootings overnight, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO). #OVERNIGHTSHOOTINGS: JSO says 1 man is dead and 1 man is in the hospital after a fight broke out at a gathering of about 8-10 ppl along Shindler Dr on Jacksonville’s westside.

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JSO: 1 killed, 4 hurt in separate shootings Friday

3 juveniles wound in early morning shooting in Jacksonville's Lackawanna area

Three juveniles were injured in an early Saturday morning shooting in the Lackawanna area of Jacksonville. Officers responded to the shooting in the 400 block of Day Avenue at about 3:10 a.m., according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Once at the scene, officers found three juvenile males with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, JSO said.

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3 juveniles wound in early morning shooting in Jacksonville's Lackawanna area

No, Orange Crush is not Jacksonville's first large-scale event without COVID-19 restrictions

(Note: The video above is from a related story.) The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office made headlines earlier this week after transferring inmates to make room in the Duval County Jail ahead of the weekend. JSO told First Coast News that was to "ensure the population is at an adequate level to account for arrests while continuing to maintain a safe level to curtail the effects of COVID-19 in the inmate population."

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No, Orange Crush is not Jacksonville's first large-scale event without COVID-19 restrictions

Sheriff, Jacksonville leaders, event organizer talk about the importance of safety on first day of Orange Crush festival

The Orange Crush Festival is kicking off across Jacksonville on Friday. Thousands are expected to make their way into town and to the Beaches for the weekend. Action News Jax has told you about businesses who are staying open, while others have closed. Jacksonville Councilwoman Ju’Coby Pittman released the following statement about the event:

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Sheriff, Jacksonville leaders, event organizer talk about the importance of safety on first day of Orange Crush festival

JSO: 2 hurt after shooting at apartments on Baymeadows Road

A shooting on Jacksonville’s Southside left a man seriously hurt and another with minor injuries Friday morning. Officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the Park At Avellino Apartment Homes on Baymeadows Road near Old Kings Road South just after 7 a.m. and found a man who had been shot multiple times.

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JSO: 2 hurt after shooting at apartments on Baymeadows Road