First Coast

News impacting Duval, Baker, Nassau, St. Johns and Clay counties.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

The city needs to do something about an increase in litter. That was the consensus as several Jacksonville City Council members met Monday morning.


Ryan Benk / WJCT News

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority needs more drivers to provide rides for elderly and disabled customers, authority representatives said.

JTA Monday updated City Council members following an unflattering audit and a string of rider complaints.


Jessica Palombo / WJCT News

Jacksonville Italian restaurant Il Desco closed its doors Monday.

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A federal judge Friday rejected attempts by the St. Johns Riverkeeper to temporarily halt JAXPORT’s proposed deepening of a section of the St. Johns River.

Melissa Ross

Hundreds of men, women and children gathered at the Jacksonville Landing on Sunday for a rally that coincided with marches and rallies in cities around the world.

The PGA Tour Friday announced plans to consolidate its offices into one almost 200,000-square-foot building in Ponte Vedra Beach.

The pro-golf nonprofit also promises to expand its workforce by 300 people.


Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Duval County poll respondents said good, effective teachers are important to them when sending their child off to a school and they feel teachers starting off are being paid nearly $10,000 too little.

Michelle Corum / WJCT News

Long-awaited plans to build a new convention center in downtown Jacksonville could finally be moving ahead.

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Some advocates are monitoring efforts before the Florida Legislature and in Jacksonville that could chip away at LGBT protections the city enacted last year.


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Daily’s Place amphitheater will be turned into “Idea City,” according to One Spark organizers.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

The University of North Florida Police Department is taking steps to have body cameras available for all patrol officers and sergeants with the aid of a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

There were more layoffs Thursday at The Florida Times-Union.


Via Mayor Lenny Curry's Office / Haskell and Yves Rathle: studio YVES inc

Amazon has narrowed its list to 20 cities after reviewing 238 proposals for its future second headquarters, dubbed HQ2. Jacksonville didn't make the cut.

Thomas Andrew Gustafson

Jacksonville's annual GastroFest will have a new home this year.

Jacksonville City Hall, St. James Building
Ray Hollister / WJCT News

The city of Jacksonville has taken another step toward suing pharmaceutical companies for their alleged role in the city’s opioid addiction crisis.

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