Three Arrested Following Club Menage Teen Shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Three people have now been arrested in connection with a shooting in Arlington that left one teen dead.

Horace Lee James, 14, was shot to death outside Club Menage while attending a teen party after a fight broke out outside the club Sept. 25.

After nearly a month of investigation, 18-year-old Jeremiah Brylon Corbett was charged with James' murder Friday.

Two others, 20-year-old Bryant Lee Smith and 19-year-old Raphael Leonardo Thompson have also been arrested in connection.

"He lost his life for nothing, but he is in a better place now," said Leon Romer, Horace's stepfather.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, several witnesses reported a van with four males inside drove up to a nearby parking lot, and shots rang out from inside the van toward the crowded parking lot.

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School Bus Safety Week in Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- This week is school bus safety week in Florida.

The state has launched a new website to help educate parents, kids and drivers about school bus safety laws.  And the theme for the week-'Stop on Red, Kids Ahead'-reminds drivers they must stop when a school bus flashes its red lights and extends its stop arms.

The riskiest part of the school bus ride to school is getting on and off the bus, according to Duval County Schools.

"This week is an excellent time to teach and reiterate to students and parents simple measures they can take while going to and from the bus stop, getting on and off the bus, and riding the bus," said Superintendent Ed Pratt-Dannals.  "It also gives us a chance to thank and honor the professionals who devote themselves to transporting our most precious cargo."

Jaguars trade safety Anthony Smith to Green Bay; sign cornerback Chevis Jackson

The Jacksonville Jaguars and the Green Bay Packers finalized a trade today with safety Anthony Smith going to the Packers in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.  In addition, the Jaguars signed third-year cornerback Chevis Jackson.

Firehouse Subs Introduces New Life-Saving Pickle Bucket

Renowned for hearty, oversized portions and piping hot subs, Firehouse Subs unveiled their new pickle bucket, showcasing Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The Foundation raises money throughout the restaurant chain to support fire fighters, police and EMS. All 395 restaurants sell their recycled pickle buckets for $2 a piece. Proceeds benefit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, which gives back to public safety entities in communities, served by Firehouse Subs.

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CPK: Have you tried it?

The first Northeast Florida California Pizza Kitchen location opened at the St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, FL. The 5,300 square foot restaurant is located near Barnes and Noble, at the intersection of Midtown Parkway and River City Drive. Hours of operation will be Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Keeping Critters out of Your Home

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. -- They can cause the kind of damage that can lead to costly home repairs. They are the four-legged critters looking for a place to stay warm.

"There are rodents, squirrels and raccoons always around this time of year looking for nesting sites," said Jeff Saylor.

Saylor, with Arrow Exterminators, said those nesting sites are in First Coast homes.

Saylor the entry points are easy to find; just look near the air conditioning systems.

"Service lines are easy access points for rodents to get into your home," said Saylor.

He said another weak spot is the soffit, the area under the eaves of the roof. 

"Rats can get through an area the size of a quarter, mice can get through about the size of a dime," he said.

Even a tree near your home can become an access point.

Saylor's advice is pay attention to the surroundings.

Nightclub that Arlington Neighbors Blame for Area Crime to Reopen as Sports Bar

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --  A Jacksonville nightclub in an Arlington neighborhood where a teen was shot to death in September is under new ownership. 

Horace James Jr., 14, was shot and killed last month outside Club Menage, which had just hosted a teen party.

It now will reopen as a sports bar but neighbors are waiting to see if old problems continue under a new name.

Sybil Holland is concerned has been concerned about the intersection near Menage not far from her home that disrupts the quiet of her neighborhood. "This is a nice neighborhood but it's scary," said Holland.

She's tired of crime at the corner of Arlington Road and University Boulevard and blames Club Menage for the majority of it. "The club needs to be closed and it needs to be closed completely," said Holland.