First Coast

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

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

With a sellout crowd expected for the Jaguars first home playoff game in nearly two decades, the team is encouraging fans to arrive early both for traffic flow and to enjoy a full slate of pregame festivities.

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The University of North Florida and several other colleges and universities in the state have received an extortion threat demanding payment in bitcoins.

North Florida Land Trust

A conservation team led by the North Florida Land Trust is getting more than $3.5 million in federal funding to help protect the Ocala to Osceola wildlife corridor, which is also known as O2O.

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Following the holidays and a snap of unusually cold weather, some Northeast Florida hospitals are dealing with dangerously-low blood supplies.

At least four major hospitals in Jacksonville are making urgent pleas for donations.


Body Found In Jacksonville Beach Identified As Missing Woman

Jan 4, 2018
News4Jax

The Duval County Medical Examiner's Office has identified a human body found along the Intracoastal Waterway over the weekend as that of a missing Jacksonville Beach woman.

City Morgue
Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

The Jacksonville medical examiner's office doesn’t have enough room for its bodies. So the City Council could vote as soon as next week on an emergency fix.


Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville and the Jaguars are cranking up the hype machine to get fans and the city excited for the first Jags home playoff game since 2000.

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Jacksonville Jaguars

Jacksonville Jaguars fans have one more opportunity to get tickets for Sunday’s Wild Card matchup at EverBank Field.

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VisitJacksonville.com

Jacksonville International Airport officials are asking travelers to call airlines before showing up for flights Wednesday.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

One of the original restaurant tenants in the second phase of the St. Johns Town Center has closed.


Weather Blog: List Of Area Closings

Jan 3, 2018
FDOT

The list of weather-related closures has grown.

WJCT News illustration / Photo from SpaceAgeSage/Wikimedia Commons

Jacksonville Jaguars fans will find teal beer flowing from the taps at EverBank Field Sunday.

JTA

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is planning to suspend all service Wednesday night at 9 based on the path of the winter storm.

Snow, Ice Closes Some Bridges In Georgia, I-10 Reopens

Jan 3, 2018
FDOT via News4Jax

The following bridges were affected Wednesday:

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Congress has passed a funding measure that keeps the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) going through March — the program insures hundreds of thousands of kids in Florida.

But without a permanent solution in place by the end of January, many families could see their coverage lapse and Governor Rick Scott won’t say whether they should be worried.


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