Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston
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Florida State University announced Monday that it has agreed to pay almost $1 million to settle a lawsuit by a woman who accused the school's Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback of sexual assault in a case that sparked a national conversation on athletics and rape.


President Obama, Jameis Winston and Jacksonville's quality of life are making headlines this week.

Florida State University

As FSU investigates its quarterback and Gainesville police look into incidents on the UF campus, the issue of sexual assault at universities is front and center.

FSU Investigates Jameis Winston For Title IX Violations

Sep 5, 2014

Florida State University is investigating its star quarterback for possible federal Title IX violations. The investigation stems from a December 2012 incident where Jameis Winston was accused of, but never charged with sexual assault.

The New York Times looks at how the Tallahassee Police Department is revising it's sexual assault complaint policy after a high-profile case involving star FSU quarterback Jameis Winston.

Florida State University's Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston is back in the news this week, but not for his athletic ability.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Cole Pepper joined Melissa Ross with news on the upcoming NFL Draft, Jameis Winston, college sports, and a "mötley" new executive joining the Sharks "crüe" in his regular weekly sports wrap.

Gun violence, John Keene, and goblin sharks are in the headlines today.

Republican Party of Florida

Peter Rummell, the powerful fundraiser who backed Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown's successful campaign in 2011, has publicly broken from the mayor.

Rummell told the editorial board for the Florida-Times Union this week that Brown "doesn’t know how to manage… he has no courage… he’s wimped out.”

Rummell has now said that he will support Florida GOP chairman,  Lenny Curry in the 2015 mayoral election. Curry told Florida Republican Party leaders Thursday that he was stepping down as state chair.

Lenny Curry, Escambia County Jail, and Jameis Winston are in the headlines today.

Meredith Fordham Hughes / JAXPORT/Flickr

Jacksonville could get a major economic boost after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved plans to dredge the St. Johns River shipping channel, making way for larger ships at JAXPORT.

Michael Dunn, Pop Tarts, and lethal injection are in the headlines today.

Steve Musco / Florida State University

The Seminoles and the Tigers face off tonight in the BCS Championship Game. Cole Pepper joined Karen Feagins to give his analysis during this week's First Coast Sports Wrap.

Kermit's Key West Lime Shoppe

As of Friday afternoon, there is more than just pride riding on Monday's BCS National Championship Game — there's also pie on the table.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida State College at Jacksonville, and oranges are in the headlines today.