Former Dozier student speaks out on decision

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Arthur G. Dozier School for boys officially closed June, 2011, but still open are the many chapters to its dark history.

"Finally the truth is going to come out," said Roger Kiser. 

Kiser, founder of the organization White House Boys, is a former student at the Arthur G. Dozier school for boys. He remembers what he said the day after his first beating.

"I was beaten bloody and I said one day I'm gonna come back and report what you people are doing,' said Kiser.

It is a promise he has kept. For the past two decades Kiser has spent his time and his money exposing the horror of the reform school. 

"I put everything I had into this," said Kiser. "I don't regret for one minute that I did it, I'd do it again."

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Clay looks into building baseball complex

Robbery suspect sought in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- The Clay County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help locating a robbery suspect.

Paul David Stone, 34, is wanted for an unarmed robbery, according to a Facebook post by the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

Stone is described as a white male, 5-feet-10-inches tall and weighs about 185 pounds.

His last known address is on Main Street in Middleburg.

Anyone who has any information about this suspect is asked to contact the Clay County Sheriff's Office at 904-264-6512.

When caught, Stone will be held on a $75,003 bond.

Update: Suspects identified in theft and crash incident

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. -- Arrest warrants have been issued to two men and two women who were allegedly involved in the hit-and-run crash that occurred on Wednesday, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office. 

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Traffic Alert: CR 220 and Sleepy Hollow Road is clear

UPDATE 7/9/13, 8:30 p.m.: The railroad crossing was cleared and repaired as of 4:30 p.m., according to the CCSO Facebook page.

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. -- Railroad crossing arms that are stuck in the down position are causing delays at the intersection of County Road 220 and Sleepy Hollow Road.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area, as the time frame for the repairs to be complete is unknown, according to Clay County Sheriff's Office Public Information Coordinator Mary Justino.

Trains are still passing through on the tracks slowly, which is adding to the delays in the area.

The crossing arms appear to be malfunctioning due to a mechanical problem, not an accident, Justino said.

Credit repair: A broken promise for some customers

UPDATE, July 9, 2013: David Sonnier,owner of Florida School of Credit, said the Collins are his clients. Sonnier said they agreed to use his company to find a mortgage and changed their mind. He said he has a contract with them.

"The reason they did not get a refund is there were rude to me," said Sonnier, "They still owe me $500 and we are going to civil court."

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- We've all seen the commercials for the companies that promise to remove bankruptcies, judgments, and liens from your credit files. The Federal Trade Commission position on these companies is simple: "Do yourself a favor and save your money."

Baker County resident Katrina Collins now regrets her recent decision. Collins was shopping for a used car and found a credit repair deal that has left her upset.

Your guide to First Coast 4th of July celebrations

Firework displays and events scheduled to celebrate the 4th of July holiday across the First Coast. Here's a list of the festivities:

Columbia County celebrates 4th of July

Clay County celebrates the 4th of July

Fernandina Beach celebrates 4th of July

Flagler County celebrates 4th of July