First Coast

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

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrests of 22 men as part of an online child solicitation sting called Operation Safe Summer.

A&E

St. Augustine remains popular among ghost hunters.

Catty Shack Ranch

The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary has taken in two exotic cats with brittle bones due to malnutrition that were in need of medical attention.

Wedding outside Theatre
Andrea Vallencourt / Clay Theatre

When Emma Corfield stepped back into the old Clay Theatre, she no longer recognized it.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

Two Jacksonville women are part of a federal lawsuit challenging a new state law that requires felons to first repay all financial penalties - such as court fees and restitution - before their right to vote is restored.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

VyStar Credit Union plans to take down the SunTrust name this month and put up its signs in August on the 23-story Downtown tower it bought almost a year ago.

Patrice Ross / Visit Jacksonville

As America celebates the 243rd anniversary of its independence, communities across the First Coast are marking the occasion and long holiday weekend with fireworks and festivities.

Flooding on Ken Knight Drive during Hurricane Irma in 2017.
Cherisse Lamb

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has announced it will be giving out almost $1.6 million in grant funding to help 24 coastal communities around the state prepare for sea level rise, including Jacksonville.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Governor Ron Desantis is greenlighting legislation to eliminate local governments’ ability to impose affordable housing mandates on developers. 

The Humane Society of the United States

After almost being slaughtered by a South Korean meat farm, 15 dogs arrived safely at the Nassau Humane Society in Fernandina Beach on Monday morning. 

News4Jax

The second term of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry kicked off Monday with his inauguration at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts on the Northbank.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Residents in the St. Johns Town Center area are now less than two weeks away from having a new supermarket option.

Florida Highway Patrol

There have been almost 100,000 traffic crashes in Florida so far this year with 838 deaths and more than 63,000 injuries.

Florida is cracking down on texting while driving.
Intel Free Press / Wikimedia Commons

Police can now pull drivers over in Florida if they spot someone texting behind the wheel.

JTA Bus Collides With Amtrak Train In Jacksonville

Jul 1, 2019
Dan Scanlan / The Florida Times-Union

Three minor injuries were reported Monday after a JTA bus hit an Amtrak train at the intersection of South McDuff Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard, according to Jacksonville police and fire officials.

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