A corrections officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office faces felony charges for allegedly beating a 62-year-old man brought in for drunk driving.

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In a case stemming from an injury to a child who was deaf and had been diagnosed with psychiatric conditions, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday tried to resolve questions about when lawsuits deal with medical malpractice --- or ordinary negligence.

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Shad Khan may soon own the Jaguars' London home away from home.

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Thursday morning Jacksonville Mayor Lenny appeared to have put the idea of privatizing JEA to rest by going on record against the idea.

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About 20 Jacksonville students from Jean Ribault, Atlantic Coast, Mandarin, Sandalwood and Englewood high schools gathered in Ribault’s media center Wednesday to meet with state lawmakers about school safety.

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Shore-based shark fishing, which attracts sharks already near land to feed in areas that often have low visibility, is increasing in conflict with where people swim and surf.


Jacksonville is one of 37 cities across the county where Amazon will deliver packages to locked cars that are unattended via remote unlocking.

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John Grab, Manager of New Teacher Development at Teach For America (TFA) and Lynette Jean Alumna at TFA and Associate Director of Programs at Jacksonville Common Threads were on Wednesday’s First Coast Connect.

JEA Sued Over How It Compensates Customers With Solar Panels

Apr 25, 2018
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Two groups are suing JEA over the utility’s Distributed Energy Policy that replaced a nearly decade-old net metering program in April.

Downtown Jacksonville Riverfront Reconstruction Cost Rises By $1 Million

Apr 25, 2018
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The long-awaited demolition of the parking deck behind the old county courthouse and the reconstruction of Coastline Drive and Liberty Street could cost $1 million more and take months longer to finish than originally anticipated.

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Republican Gubernatorial candidate and current Florida Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam said back wages that his family was ordered to pay to workers on his family citrus farm were the result of “clerical errors.”

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Tuesday night the Jacksonville City Council delayed voting on resolutions regarding whether to continue to investigate a proposed sale of JEA.

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Edward Waters College is participating in a national pledge to provide debt-free schooling to 100 students.

The school announced Tuesday it is offering what’s called the College Promise, with the help of $356,000 in state funding.

But that appropriation will cover just one year of the program.

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The Jaguars have big plans for what will soon be TIAA Bank Field, and the sports complex.  Also, the NFL Draft is this week.

Gilchrist County Sheriff: Fallen Deputies Were 'Fun-Loving, God-Fearing, Good Men'

Apr 24, 2018

Hundreds of law enforcement officers and civilians gathered Tuesday morning in Gilchrist County to remember the lives of two deputies gunned down last week in the line of duty.