Caregivers of wounded warriors carry the burden

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Caregivers say it is hard to explain what they experience from day to day.

"You don't really know what everyday is gonna be like," said Kristle Helmuth.

Helmuth fits the profile of a 'Hidden Hero.' She is a caregiver.

"It is not a husband/wife relationship anymore," she said, "We're almost like a mother and child, making sure he is eating because he will forget to do that."

For the past few years, Helmuth has been caring for her wounded husband.

"We have to make sure that he is getting the medications," she said, "but there also has to be a husband/wife relationship there."

She said when her husband Nate returned from Iraq, he was not the same person she married, the father of her children.

"We want to have a normal life. I don't want my kids to say we can't do this because my dad is injured," said Helmuth.

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Living on rocky ground

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Middleberg woman has a sinking feeling the groove in her backyard is a sinkhole.

Pam Coates noticed the dip that she says extends about 20-feet long back in January, but didn't think anything of it until a few days ago when she noticed another hole.

"I don't want to sink in the hole I don't want to be in the house as it sinks because the whole main water line is exposed," said Coates.

She's referring to the water line of the pump house which she said is now damaged after more than a month of continued growth.

So, we looked into it and had Rob Martin, a geology professor at Florida State College take a look at the video, which in his opinion doesn't have all the circular hallmarks of a sinkhole but something is changing the landscape.

Gov. Scott, Cabinet to discuss land purchase near Camp Blanding

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet will meet Thursday in Tallahassee.

They are expected to discuss and approve a number of land purchases. They include nearly 2,000 acres near Camp Blanding in Clay County and hundreds of acres around Wakulla Springs in Wakulla County.

The Cabinet includes Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater.

Family wants USDA to repair damaged roof

BALDWIN, Fla. -- Two days of rain and the Swenson family's Baldwin home is not the same.

"Back in December, this tree fell on the house," said Virginia Sapp.

Sapp lives with her aging parents and said for months, they've been trying to get resolution to a roof problem.

"My mom and dad still have a mortgage on the house," said Sapp.

Sapp said when a tree limb crashed into the roof, it left two gaping holes and the recent rains are making it worse.

"My mom started crying," said Sapp, "when the roof caved in yesterday."

The family has several tarps covering the damaged area but it is not enough. Now, the ceilings in both of their bedrooms have caved in.

"It is starting to leak in the windows," she said.

They're now using pots, pans, a toy chest, whatever is available to avoid water damage from the leaking roof to their carpet-covered floors.

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Civil Rights activist remembers meeting with King in St. Augustine

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Maude Burroughs Jackson holds community meetings her in Middleburg home and she keeps Christmas decorations up all year long.

"If people were so good at Christmas time, why don't we keep that spirit all year," she said.

In 1960, she started college at Florida Memorial College in St. Augustine, just as the Civil Rights Movement was heating up.

"If it had been a violent movement I would not have been a part of it," she recalled.

But Jackson remembers the night marches she walked in were dangerous.

"It was so violent there. The atmosphere was so evil," she shook her head. "There were people on top of the buildings throwing bricks and bottles and anything they could find at you."

"That was the clans and the people who were fighting against what we were fighting for."

Jackson recalls meeting in homes and offices with Dr. Martin Luther King and other marchers.

Cyber security expert says JEA not alone for 'Denial of Service' attack

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- At the JEA downtown payment center, customers were surprised to learn the utility's website was the target of a cyber attack.

"I wasn't aware of that," said Lacrecia Anderson. "It is scary."

The JEA computer network was hit with a "denial of service" attack; the FBI has been notified.

"We are making sure that none of our customers' information is jeopardized or compromised," said JEA spokeswoman Gerri Boyce.

Dr. Walter Eaton of Florida State College at Jacksonville is a cyber security expert.

"A denial of service on JEA could be nothing more than a test," said Eaton, "a test to see if we could have a 'denial of service' to all utilities in the United States."

Arrests announced in the killing of Det. David White

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced four arrests in the shooting death of Clay County Detective David White.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced in a release to the media that 22-year-old Robert Apple II, 21-year-old Christopher Henderson, 19-year-old Curtis "Ping" Dingler and 36-year-old Jack Lemond have been arrested Thursday in connection with the theft and transfer of the gun allegedly used to kill Det. David White in February 2012.