First Coast

News affecting Duval, Baker, Nassau, St. Johns or Clay counties.

The Jaxson

The old house at 2000 Forbes Street in Riverside’s Five Points district is undergoing a transformation.

Updated at 2:00 a.m. ET Wednesday

Hurricane Michael has grown into a Category 4 hurricane, with sustained winds reaching 130 mph, as it barrels toward northwestern Florida, making it a much stronger storm than Hurricane Florence was when it made landfall as a Category 1 storm drenching the Carolinas last month, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Jacksonville City Council President Aaron Bowman held a meeting Monday to start assembling a task force to address public safety and crime.

Quan McWil / WJCT News

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is encouraging everyone in Duval County to stay alert and informed as Hurricane Michael makes its way toward Florida's Gulf Coast.

Duval Soil & Water

The Duval Soil and Water Conservation District Board has three openings to fill in the November 6 general election.

Soft Surroundings

Another retailer entering the Jacksonville market.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Wikimedia Commons

Monday the Florida Department of Health in Duval County announced the confirmation of another new human case of the West Nile Virus infection in Jacksonville.

St. Augustine Officials Say Brace For Potential Flooding From Michael

Oct 8, 2018

Despite approaching Florida from the Gulf Coast side, Hurricane Michael is expected to have some impact on Northeast Florida.

Overnight Detours Coming To Section Of I-295

Oct 5, 2018
Wikimedia Commons

Interstate 295 Northbound between Philips Highway and State Road 9B will be detoured starting Sunday.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

At 11 a.m. Friday, Chicago Pizza staff unlocked its doors and shortly after University of North Florida student Traian Marginean walked inside for a deep dish pizza.

Owners Of St. Johns Town Center's Sushi House Plead Guilty To Immigration Violations

Oct 4, 2018
Jacksonville Daily Record

The owners of a restaurant at St. Johns Town Center have pleaded guilty in federal court to violations of immigration law.

Left to Right: Councilmembers Bill Gulliford, Terrance Freeman and Ju'Coby Pittman discussing homelessness in Jacksonville.
Brendan Rivers / WJCT News

City Council members attending a Thursday meeting agree more affordable housing options are needed to help fight homelessness in Jacksonville, but funding development projects could be difficult.

Business Brief: Jacksonville Looks To Stem Internet Cafe Boom

Oct 4, 2018
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Of the hundreds of internet cafes that have opened in strip malls across Jacksonville, only 90 have obtained a certificate of use, according to the city of Jacksonville.

SARAH SCHNEIDER / WESA

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced a new online tip form Thursday as part of her department’s ongoing investigation into seven Catholic dioceses in the state.

Michelle Corum / WJCT News

Two months after the Candy Apple Café closed in Downtown Jacksonville, the building’s ownership announced a replacement — MLG, which is Marcus Lemonis Grill.

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