First Coast

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

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

Leaders of Jacksonville’s Northside African-American community on Friday held a town hall to consider their response a traffic stop in which a Jacksonville police officer allegedly drew his gun on a Fernandina Beach minister and his nephew.

Hearing On Corrine Brown Retrial Set For Monday

Aug 4, 2017
Corrine Brown at microphone
News4Jax

Oral arguments on Brown’s motions for a judgment for acquittal and request for a retrial are scheduled for Monday at the federal courthouse in Jacksonville.

Uber app on screen
Flickr Creative Commons

Travelers who book an Uber or Lyft to pick them up from the Jacksonville Airport will soon have to pay a fee.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

State Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, has been cleared of wrongdoing in a state ethics investigation relating to his role in securing funding for a friend’s mental health project.

The Florida Ethics Commission probe concluded Bean did not improperly profit from state funding for medical-screening app CELPHIE developed by Nassau County-based Florida Psychological Associates.

large colorful mural on warehouse
Ennis Davis / Modern Cities

On this episode of Redux:

While one small town in St. Johns County may evaporate, its big neighbor to the north, Jacksonville, is being touted as a “go-to” spot to visit. It even has plans for a walkable Arts District. Then we’ll circle back to St. Johns County to tell you how the Woman’s Exchange has been caring for a really old building in St. Augustine.

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