First Coast

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

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Triforce Development intends to buy property along Southside Boulevard to develop Tinseltown Plaza, a retail center for up to six tenants that will include the area’s first Soupa Saiyan Asian Noodle Bar restaurant and the seventh Kazu Sushi Burrito.

City Illustrates Vision of Park Space In Place Of Jacksonville Landing

Jun 14, 2018
Jacksonville Parks & Recreation Department / Via Jacksonville Daily Record

If the city gets full control of the Jacksonville Landing, Mayor Lenny Curry plans to demolish the aging riverfront mall to make room for a sprawling urban park.


Senator Bill Nelson (D-Florida) is calling on federal regulators to look into more than 120 spontaneous car fires affecting various models - and model years - of Kia and Hyundai vehicles.

Alexandra Blackwell

The UNF Surf Team is heading to the National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) Championships this weekend in Dana Point, California.

Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

An early proposal to swap state-owned conservation land at the Julington-Durbin Preserve for acreage 45 minutes to the north at Black Hammock Island is eliciting an early wave of criticism and it hasn’t even been officially submitted to state regulators.


At least one Northside Jacksonville homeowner has been targeted in an apparent utility scam.

The Jacksonville Daily Record

United Parcel Service continues to upgrade its Westlake Industrial Park center that serves its needs while its Westside Industrial Park hub is under redevelopment.

Deputies: 2 Men Are Impersonating Law Enforcement In, Near St. Johns County

Jun 13, 2018

Deputies are searching for two fake officers in St. Johns County after a pair of Jacksonville nurses reported getting pulled over by different men who turned out not to be cops.

New Pediatric Initiative In Jacksonville Geared Toward LGBT Community

Jun 13, 2018
Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

A new collaboration between pediatricians in Jacksonville is geared toward providing medical and mental health services to youth in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community as well as their families.

City Approves Southbank Economic Development Deal For The District

Jun 13, 2018
The District

With City Council approval Tuesday of an economic development agreement, developers of The District, the proposed large-scale, mixed-use development on the Downtown Southbank can now purchase the property from JEA.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

Next school year the Duval County School District could employ double the current number of therapists. That’s part of its plan to strengthen mental health services for students under the state’s school safety bill passed after February’s Parkland shooting.

Joe Gratz via Flickr

The process of interviewing applicants for a Northeast Florida judge seat will be allowed to proceed, after it was halted suddenly Monday by a court ruling out of Tallahassee.

A big discrepancy between Puerto Rico’s official death toll from Hurricane Maria and lives lost according to Harvard researchers has prompted U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-Florida) and other Democrats to call for new standards in counting storm deaths.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

The Duval County School Board heard from school police Chief Micheal Edwards Tuesday, who is heading up the hiring of 105 school safety assistants to patrol the district’s elementary schools.

Jimmy Delaney / WJCT News

If you're thinking, "I don't remember hearing about 'Hurricane Noah'," that's because it was just a drill.