A veteran Jacksonville police officer is facing two felony charges and will likely lose her job after she was accused of passing information from a confidential law enforcement database to a family friend.
Beginning in early January, the Jacksonville City Council will begin holding “Safer Together” workshops, with the aim of the meetings to encourage residents to voice their concerns and ideas for creating a safer community.
The so-called “Safer At Home” Executive Order issued by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on April 1 says senior citizens and people with significant underlying medical conditions “shall stay at home and take all measures to limit the risk of exposure to COVID-19,” but it seems that is more of a suggestion than a mandate.
ByDan Scanlan - The Florida Times Union•Nov 8, 2019
When Brianna Shontae Williams told Jacksonville investigators that she had last seen her 5-year-old daughter about midnight Wednesday in their new Ivy Street home, that was not the truth, Sheriff Mike Williams said.
Thursday on First Coast Connect we spoke with local attorney John Phillips about the dropping of charges against former JSO officer Timothy James in the beating of handcuffed teen Elias Campos. Phillips represents Campos (01:12).
Thursday on First Coast Connect with guest host Jessica Palombo we talked about the shooting of three transgender woman in Jacksonville and problems with police misgendering the victims with Jacksonville Coalition for Equality Dan Merkan, WJCT reporter Lindsey Kilbride and transgender activist Savannah Bowens (01:00).
Friday on First Coast Connect our Media Roundtable featured Florida Times-Union reporter David Bauerlein, WJCT contributor Fred Matthews, Florida Politics reporter A.G. Gancarski and Beaches Leader columnist Jon McGowan.