First Coast

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

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

A downtown Jacksonville nightspot on East Bay Street will be closing next month. 


Jaguars To Take On Eagles In London In October

Jan 11, 2018
Jacksonville Jaguars / Twitter

The Jacksonville Jaguars will return to London next season to play the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a NFL announcement.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Florida Governor Rick Scott stopped at a Jacksonville mechanical company Wednesday to rally support for his proposed $180 million tax cut package.

His proposal comes as the state faces budget uncertainty.  


City Morgue
Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

The Jacksonville City Council has approved emergency funding to get the Medical Examiner’s Office more space.

Michelle Corum/WJCT News

As Governor Scott Tuesday outlined his priorities in his final State of the State Address to lawmakers in Tallahassee, community activists gathered in Jacksonville to talk about theirs.

Jacksonville City Hall
Ray Hollister / WJCT News

At tonight’s Jacksonville City Council meeting, the topics will range from an unnamed solar manufacturer known as Project Volt to addressing issues of overcrowding at the medical examiner’s office.

Bill Bortzfield/WJCT News

Jacksonville city leaders are inching closer to a plan to revitalize the downtown Riverwalks after Hurricane Irma dealt them quite a blow last fall.


R / WJCT News

As another Florida legislative session boots up in Tallahassee this week, lawmakers are set to take another whack at regulating telehealth.


Former Pro Football Player Gunned Down In Jacksonville

Jan 9, 2018
Facebook photo / Via News4Jax

One of four men gunned down in 20 hours over the weekend in Jacksonville was a professional football player and former Arlington Country Day School standout, according to our News4Jax partner.

Steve Cannon / Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott helped launch the 2018 legislative session Tuesday with a State of the State address that focused on issues such as holding down taxes, supporting law enforcement and addressing sexual harassment.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

HOBNOB co-owner Ellen Cottrill told employees Tuesday morning the restaurant portion of her business is closing immediately, although the events venue portion of the business will continue.


Supreme Court Turns Down Appeal In Clay County CSX Railroad Death

Jan 8, 2018
CSX train
Nate Beal / Wikimedia Commons

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down an appeal in a lawsuit stemming from the 2006 death of a railroad conductor in a rural area of Clay County.

John Burr / WJCT Business Analyst

Fans flocked to Daily's Place for a big pep rally hosted by Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry Friday evening.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

The Sumatran tiger cubs at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens we first told you about in November now have names.

Dennis Schroeder/Energy.Gov / Via Wikimedia Commons

Legislation has been filed for what appears to be nearly $54 million in public incentives to lure a solar company to Jacksonville.


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