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2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union
"I was in the zone," Johnson said of the day he captured a young marcher resting in Lincoln's lap after a civil rights march in San Francisco in 1960. Rory Earnshaw David Johnson, 88, hasn't lived in his hometown since the end of World War II, but Jacksonville is still on his mind.
12 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union
Many of the buildings near the Duval County Courthouse can be designated as historical and qualify for incentives. But many are in need of a lot of work, more than $1 million in the case of most buildings.
12 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 4-year-old girl and a man who her father told police is his friend and has been her babysitter in the past. A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for T'yanna Elisa Davis, who was last seen with Freddric Sherrod, 29. Sherrod was last seen driving a 2003 Silver Isuzu Ascender with Florida tag 849NRU.
A 44-year-old St Augustine man was stopped by St Augustine police officers this week because the vehicle he was driving matched the description of a car used in a theft from Target. A computer check on the driver, David Albert Turner who resides at 142 Dory Road in St Augustine, revealed that he was operating the vehicle with a suspended license.
Police said at 1 a.m. Saturday they responded to 8500 block of Hare Avenue, where a black male was found dead in a home and another suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He was transported to UF Health.
I arrived at WJXT in 1975, not long before the station's founding news anchor and news director Bill Grove celebrated his 25th anniversary. The station threw a party for Grove at the Thunderbird Motor Hotel on the Arlington Expressway.
Dropout retrieval centers - sometimes called "drop back in" programs - are supposed to help students catch up on class credits they missed so they can earn their high school diploma by age 21 even if they'd dropped out of school. But some of the schools in Duval County are not making the grade, school district officials said last week, and should be held more accountable by the state and the public.
When residents of the First Coast see criminal activity, they can and do report it anonymously for cash with a program that's been around about a decade. And it doesn't cost tax payers a dime.
So you can't make it to the One Spark being held in Berlin - then do the next best thing and attend the local " Connection Festival " in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. The festival runs from Friday, September 12 thru Sunday September 14, 2014; from 10:00 a.m. till 11:59 p.m. The purpose of Connection Festival is to explore how technology amplifies creativity both in the arts and in business.
Regency Square Mall General Manager Jim Kramer has taken on the role of interim general manager of Bradenton's Desoto Square Mall, which is owned by the buyers of Regency Square. 'There are all kinds of opportunities.
Two days after a 67-year-old woman was hit and killed while crossing a busy road, her friends and neighbors are calling for more safety measures. Jacksonville police said Hanifa Mesic died after getting off a city bus and crossing St. Augustine Road, just south of Old Kings Road.
Thanks to a grant and a donation, Jacksonville firefighters will now be supplied with a piece of gear that can save their lives should they be trapped in a burning building. FOLLOW THE BREAKING NEWS AND UPDATE YOU AS SOON AS WE FIND OUT NEW INFORMATION.
DOG NAMED BUSTER RAN AWAY FROM THE HOME. OWNER LEARNED TODAY THAT BUCK WHEAT WAS ONE OF THE 50 DOG FOUND YESTERDAY CAGED IN A MURRAY HILL HOME BELONGING TO AUDREY BIRCH.
The Fort Caroline Athletic Association will hold a fundraiser Friday night to finance repairs at the association's vandalized building at Ed Austin Regional Park. On Aug. 29, windows were broken, trophies were stolen or damaged and two fire extinguishers were set off in the boardroom, leaving thousands of dollars worth of overall damage, according to a news release from the association.
11, 2014, during a routine check of his Jacksonville jail cell and was later pronounced dead after CPR efforts and taking him to a hospital. He was incarcerated on June 12, 2014, for violation of probation on a lewd and lascivious molestation.
News4Jax is beginning a new investigative segment reviewing inspection reports from the Department of Children and Families and alerting you to violations among day cares. "We owe it to the children of the state to make sure they are safe at these facilities," Harrell said.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:09 pm
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