Lindsey Kilbride

Reporter

Reporter Lindsey Kilbride joined WJCT News in 2015 after completing the radio documentary program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.

Lindsey also has a degree in multimedia journalism from the University of North Florida, and she's a former WJCT News intern.

When she's not drinking coffee on deadline, she can be found cuddling her cats. 

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Incumbent St. Augustine Mayor Nancy Shaver debated one of her two challengers, former County Commissioner Bill McClure Friday morning on radio station WSOS. Candidate Jackie Rock, who was not part of the debate, will also be on city residents’ primary ballots in the nonpartisan race.  

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is endorsing Congressman Ron DeSantis, R-Palm Coast, for governor.

Jacksonville City Hall
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As of this week, 14 people had passed screening and training to become armed “school safety assistants” in Duval County’s elementary schools. The problem? More than 100 were supposed to be ready the first week of school to comply with state law.

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By law, all schools in Florida are required to employ a sworn officer or trained guard by the first day. With not enough guards hired, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is assigning officers to fill the gap.

Democrat Jeff Greene’s campaign bus pulled up to Jacksonville’s Northwestern Middle School a few weeks ahead of the start of school. The Palm Beach billionaire came to the low-income area to give backpacks to kids.

All of the six candidates running for Duval County’s District 6 School Board seat participated in a forum Thursday evening hosted by the Jacksonville Public Education Fund downtown.

Duval County Public Schools

New Duval County Superintendent Diana Greene presented the district’s top three priorities at this week’s board meeting, along with strategies to make them happen.

All five of the candidates running for Duval County’s District 2 School Board seat participated in a forum Wednesday evening hosted by the Jacksonville Public Education Fund downtown.

Four of the six candidates running for Duval County’s District 4 School Board seat participated in a downtown forum Tuesday evening hosted by the Jacksonville Public Education Fund.

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A Jacksonville City Council committee on Monday approved a bill addressing where medical marijuana dispensaries can set up shop.

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Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams on Thursday announced a team of officers have volunteered as LGBT liaisons with the goal of helping police better communicate with the LGBTQ community.

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After months of protests and vigils for a string of transgender women killed in Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is holding a community forum Thursday about LGBT safety concerns.

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The number of motorcycles stolen in Jacksonville has more than doubled compared to what it was at the same time last year.

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The Clara White Mission nonprofit has been growing produce at its White Harvest Farm property on Moncrief Road for about four years.

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Duval residents will get nine new county judges this August Primary election, but constituents will only vote in two of the races because seven county court candidates are running unopposed.

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