First Coast

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

Rep. Corrine Brown via Flickr

Federal Judge Timothy Corrigan ruled Wednesday that former Congresswoman Corrine Brown is not entitled to a new trial and should not be acquitted of 18 counts of fraud.

downtown Jacksonville skyline
Rob Bixby via Flickr

A day after Jacksonville’s City Council President called for removing Confederate monuments, Mayor Lenny Curry said white supremacists are already talking about protesting.

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For the third year in a row, the proposed Jacksonville city budget contains no money for updating or expanding the medical examiner’s office —that’s despite an increased workload and overcrowding from drug-overdose deaths.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Updated on Monday, 08/14 at 5 p.m. to include comments from local activists, council members.

Jacksonville City Council President Anna Lopez-Brosche is calling for the city’s Confederate statues, memorials and monuments to be moved off of public property and into museums or other educational facilities.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Left-leaning activists rallied Sunday evening in Jacksonville’s Memorial Park and held a candlelight vigil mourning the one dead and several injured at the “Unite the Right” rally in Virginia Saturday.


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