Lindsey Kilbride


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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The City of St. Augustine is giving away grants to help people make their neighborhoods better.

St. Augustine spokesman Paul Williamson said the neighborhood grants for projects have been offered, on and off, for about a decade. The total giveaway amount is $15,000, divided into multiple smaller grants.

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The Duval County Clerk of Courts is warning of phone scammers impersonating the clerk's office.


Jaguars fans looking for a new furry family member are in luck this weekend.

City Morgue
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The Jacksonville medical examiner's office doesn’t have enough room for its bodies. So the City Council could vote as soon as next week on an emergency fix.

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Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan and the Jaguars Foundation have given away 1,000 playoff tickets to people seeking a new life in Florida.

City of St. Augustine

Several Streets in St. Augustine remain closed Wednesday due to flooding.

City Public Works Director Martha Graham says the city has a tendency to flood, but it’s worse this week because of super high-tide called a King Tide.

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is advising people to stay off the roads Wednesday, particularly during busy drive times.  He’s ordered the closure of all city government offices for non-essential employees Wednesday.

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A proposal to allow sexual predators to live closer to Jacksonville daycares, playgrounds and parks is not getting strong support at City Hall.  A Council committee Tuesday voted against the idea.


With less of a threat, the state of Florida has discontinued its Zika virus hotline.

National Archives

Many churches in Jacksonville will host New Year’s Eve services, sometimes called “watch nights.”  This year, some predominantly African-American churches will be turning their focus back to a fading tradition: recognizing the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.  

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Events are scheduled all week in Jacksonville to celebrate the seven days and principles of Kwanzaa. On Thursday volunteers observed Kwanzaa’s third principle, Ujima, at the Ritz Theatre and Museum.

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Updated 12/29 at 4:45 p.m.: 

It’s official. The Jacksonville Jaguars’ say their first NFL playoff game in a decade is sold out.

After the initial batch of tickets EverBank Field sold out in a little over an hour, the team came up with an additional 3,500 hundred seats or so.

They went on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, and, the Jags said they were gone by 10:05.

Twelve hundred standing-room-only tickets went just as quickly.

The team said altogether, 69,132 fans will attend their playoff game the weekend of Jan. 6. 

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Visiting college football players are touring Navy ships in Jacksonville this week. The tours are one of the perks of playing in this weekend’s TaxSlayer Bowl at Everbank Field.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars, AFC South Division champions, will host an AFC Wild Card game on either January 6 or 7 at EverBank Field. The general public can buy tickets to the game beginning Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 3 p.m. Season ticket holders can buy them now.

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For some of the Duval County’s youngest students, the last week of school before winter break wrapped up with the annual elementary school science fair.