First Coast

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

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.


people sitting around backyard firepit
Mattamy Homes

On this episode of Redux:

The Florida Times-Union is being sold to GateHouse Media. 

Jacksonville may take on big pharma.  

Millennials are gravitating to older neighborhoods.  

And finally, meet Jacksonville Jaguars team barber, 27-year-old Eric Rivera.

News4Jax

Seventeen men have been arrested for child-exploitation crimes, St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar announced Friday.

red traffic light
Bernal Saborio via Flickr

Five years after police began ticketing motorists caught on camera running red lights at dozens of Jacksonville intersections, the red-light camera program will end, Sheriff Mike Williams told City Council on Thursday.

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