Jacksonville International Airport

First Read
7:38 am
Wed February 5, 2014

First Read: Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Michael Dunn, human trafficking, and flight delays are in the headlines today.

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First Read
8:43 am
Fri January 3, 2014

First Read: Friday, January 3, 2014

Winter weather, SWAT, and red light cameras are in the headlines today.

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Community
5:59 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Winter Storm's Wrath Reaches Jacksonville International Airport

A radar view of the winter storm moving across the U.S. Northeast, Jan. 2, 2014.
Credit National Weather Service / National Oceanic Atmospheric Association

Severe winter weather in the central and Northeastern U.S. is causing problems for passengers at Jacksonville International Airport.

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Community
5:19 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Extra Parking Available At Jacksonville International Airport For The Holidays

Credit Jeff Cragar / Wikimedia Commons

Extra parking for holiday travelers will be available at Jacksonville International Airport beginning Sunday that could save quick travelers money.

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Travel
6:22 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

VIDEO: Jacksonville International Airport Gets Ready For Busy Travel Week

Some of the things confiscated at the JIA Security Checkpoint in the past two weeks that are not allowed on a flight..and yes.. those are brass knuckles.
Credit Kevin Meerschaert / WJCT

As Jacksonville International Airport prepares for the busy Thanksgiving travel season, a new screening program should make it easier for some passengers to get through security.

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Law & Order
8:22 am
Wed November 20, 2013

Causevic Incompetent To Stand Trial For JIA Bomb Scare

Zeljko Causevic

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man claiming to have a bomb at Jacksonville International Airport has been found incompetent to stand trial.

Authorities say Zeljko Causevic entered the airport Oct. 1 and claimed to have a bomb. His backpack contained a small luggage scale, batteries, a microchip and a cellphone. The airport evacuation stranded travelers on planes on the tarmac for hours. 

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Law & Order
9:21 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Causevic Faces Federal Charges For Airport Bomb Scare

Zeljko Causevic
Credit Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of making a bomb threat at a Florida airport has been formally charged in federal court.

Zeljko Causevic made his first appearance Tuesday after a grand jury indicted him on a charge of conveying false or misleading information. He faces up to five years in prison.

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Law & Order
9:45 am
Thu October 3, 2013

DOCUMENT: Causevic Showed Signs Of Mental Stress Months Before Bomb Hoax

Zeljko Causevic

About eight months before Zeljko Causevic walked into Jacksonville International Airport and allegedly told security agents he was carrying a bomb that was later discovered to be a collection of random household electronics, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to a call from Causevic that his wife was suicidal.

According to the police report obtained by WJCT news partner News4Jax, Causevic wasn't at home with his wife when he made the call.

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First Read
8:34 am
Thu October 3, 2013

WJCT First Read: Thursday, October 3, 2013

Bail set for JIA bomb hoax suspect, the Klan writes to city school board members, and a possible rash of attempted child abductions are in the headlines this morning.

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Law & Order
3:31 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Bail Set At $1 Million For Jacksonville International Airport Bomb Hoax Suspect

Zeljko Causevic (wearing the green jumpsuit) stands with his attorney while Judge Russell Healey sets $1million bail.
Credit Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT

In court this afternoon, bail was set at $1 million for the man who allegedly claimied he had a bomb at Jacksonville International Airport on Tuesday night.

39-year-old Zeljko Causevic’s first court appearance was this afternoon before Duval County Judge Russell Healey. 

He was charged with making a false report about planting a bomb and making a fake bomb, both second-degree felonies.  His next court date is set for Wednesday, October 23.

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