Jacksonville Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jacksonville, FL.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,593 for "u:jacksonville.com" in Jacksonville, FL

  1. Duval Food Day set for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    With so many people not knowing if, how and when they will eat next, Duval Food Day will be 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hemming Park in downtown Jacksonville at 135 W. Monroe St. It will feature educational opportunities, food trucks, food art displays and activities, live music, nesting hens, free seedling plants and a celebrity dance-off.

    Comment?

  2. Vandals cause $150,000 damage at Jacksonville apartment construction project on Riverside Ave.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating vandalism at the site of an apartment construction project at 220 Riverside Ave. where a water main was opened early Monday flooding a large portion of the complex. A security officer at the building said he saw four males get off their bicycles and enter the property, so he yelled at them, according to the incident report.

    Comment?

  3. Final suspect convicted in 'firing-squad' execution at Jacksonville apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    It took a Jacksonville jury less than an hour to convict Timothy Miles McChriston of first-degree murder Wednesday afternoon in an ambush revenge killing at Moncrief Village Apartments. McChriston, 27, was convicted for his role in the death of 22-year-old Antonio Bernard Mosley in July 2012.

    Comment?

  4. Jacksonville Journal: Community news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Molly Hatchet headlines a special concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at River City Brewing Company at 835 Museum Circle in Jacksonville to benefit the Somer Thompson Foundation. The foundation is named in memory of 7-year-old Somer Thompson , murdered in 2009 by Jarred Harrell in Orange Park.

    Comment?

  5. 'Kind-hearted' grandfather gunned down near Jacksonville bus stop on way to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Gary Leon Bell, 62, began his workday on foot after his truck, seen here, became disabled about a year ago, neighbors said. Jacksonville trash truck driver Gary Leon Bell had been getting to work by foot and then bus for a year after his vehicle developed transmission trouble he couldn't afford to fix, his sister and neighbors said.

    Comment?

  6. Law & Order: Felon wanted in violent crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Warrants have been issued for a 23-year-old felon wanted in several violent crimes, including one that ended with someone being killed, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Jamal Dominique McCullah is being sought in an Aug. 11 shooting of a 35-year-old woman, the Sheriff's Office said.

    Comment?

  7. 23-year-old sought in Jacksonville homicide and aggravated batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Warrants have been issued for a 23-year-old felon wanted in several violent crimes, including one that ended with someone being killed, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Jamal Dominique McCullah is being sought in an Aug. 11 shooting and a home-invasion robbery that ended in a death, the Sheriff's Office said.

    Comment?

  8. Around the Region: Clay safe boating classes, history museum garage sale and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Atlantic Beach city commissioners have hired Clemons Rutherford and Associates, based in Tallahassee, as the architect/engineering design firm for the renovation and expansion of the police department building. The city has budgeted $2.6 million for design and construction.

    Comment?

  9. Boyfriend's killer 'needs to pay;' reward offered in June 30 slaying near Jacksonville bus stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Joseph Ross smiles as he sits next to his 6-year-old daughter Jessica, in a family photo taken on days before he was shot and killed June 30 at a Lane Avenue bus Debbie Watkins holds up a photo of boyfriend Joseph Ross and their 6-year-old daughter Jessica during a press conference to announce a $3,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever killed him. Watkins joined Assistant Chief Chris Butler [r] and members of First Coast Crime Stoppers at the Lane Avenue bus stop where Ross was killed on June 30. Debbie Watkins fought back tears Tuesday as she held up a photo of her late boyfriend and their 6-year-old daughter, taken days before Joseph Ross was shot and killed early June 30 while waiting at a Lane Avenue bus stop.

    Comment?

  10. Raines student IDd after Monday accident on Lem Turner RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Police have identified the 16-year-old Raines High School student who was hit and seriously injured Monday morning as she crossed Lem Turner Road. Kanisha Muniz was just blocks from her home off Leonid Road when she was hit by Laura Lane Flynn, 75, and suffered life-threatening injuries, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

    Comment?

  11. 62-year-old gunned down near Jacksonville bus stop on way to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville police are investigating the death of a uniform-wearing man found Tuesday morning near the intersection of Moncrief Road and 35th Street. A 62-year-old man on his way to work was shot and killed early Tuesday walking in the 4400 block of Moncrief Road in an apparent robbery, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

    Comment?

  12. Jacksonville policewoman suffers minor injuries in crash trying to avoid animalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    A Jacksonville police officer driving to a homicide call suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning when her patrol car flipped as she swerved trying to avoid hitting an animal, according to the Sheriff's Office. Officer J.M. Hall was driving east on Moncrief Road with lights and sirens on when an animal ran in front of her car.

    Comment?

  13. 4 shot, 1 critical, in 2 separate overnight attacks in Jacksonville's crime-ridden Grand Park areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    A juvenile and two other men were shot near the Johnnie Walker Community Center in the crime-ridden Grand Park neighborhood Monday night as young football players practiced at the center. Police said they don't believe the shooting is related to another attack nearby in which a 16-year-old girl was shot in the foot.

    Comment?

  14. 4 shot, one critical, in two separate overnight attacks in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    A juvenile and two other men were shot near the Johnnie Walker Community Center in the crime-ridden Grand Park neighborhood Monday night as young football players practiced at the Center, police said. Police said they don't believe the shooting is related to another attack nearby in which a 16-year-old girl was shot in the foot.

    Comment?

  15. Man critically injured in Jacksonville shooting at area community center.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Florida Times-Union

    Three males - one of them a juvenile - were shot near the Johnnie Walker Community Center in Grand Park Monday night, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Sgt. Michael Paul said the shooting happened about 8:10 p.m. at 18th and Division streets as youth football players ran around on the center's fields.

    Comment?

  16. Tom Slade, former state GOP chairman, dies at Orange Park Medical Center, says spokeswomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Florida Times-Union

    Former lawmaker and longtime Republican Party leader Tom Slade died Monday at Orange Park Medical Center following heart failure last week, a family spokeswoman said. Mr. Slade "was unable to be revived for a period of time" last week, said a statement emailed mid-afternoon by the spokeswoman, Christina Johnson.

    Comment?

  17. Father of baby dead in Jacksonville hit-and-run recalls last moments with sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Florida Times-Union

    Otha R. Williams father of 4-month-old Otha D. Williams, who died following a hit-and-run accident Saturday, talks with the baby's godfather, Robert Lanier at the family's Arlington apartment Monday. Otha Randy Williams sat next to his lifeless son's hospital bedside early Monday morning holding the infant's hand, kissing him all over and imagining his only child was simply sleeping.

    Comment?

  18. Ex-environmental chief Seibold settles with Jacksonville over 'whistle-blower' lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Florida Times-Union

    The former chief of Jacksonville's Environmental Quality Division has settled a lawsuit he filed last year claiming the city broke Florida's "whistle-blower" law by dismissing him. The city paid Vince Seibold $50,000 in the settlement, and both sides said they acted in good faith when they argued their sides of a dispute about whether Seibold was wrongly fired for expressing concerns about a reorganization plan Mayor Alvin Brown's office drafted.

    Comment?

  19. Jacksonville teen awarded free Jags tickets for heroic dash into June fire to save childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    Robbie Pritchard, 13, [r] received four tickets to Sunday's Jacksonville Jaguars game on Thursday at Oceanway Middle School, presented by Jacksonville Sheriff's Office homicide detective Bobby Bowers. A 13-year-old Jacksonville boy was honored twice by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office after he saved the life of a 6-year-old girl when an early June 18 fire raced through her Oceanway home and killed three other children and an adult.

    Comment?

  20. Jacksonville man, 55, wins $1 million scratch-off lottery gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    A 55-year-old Jacksonville man claimed a $1 million prize Monday in the "100X The Cash" scratch-off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Alija Sejdic purchased his $25 winning ticket from Tigerland Exxon at 8083 S. Old Kings Road and chose to receive his winnings as a one-time lump-sum payment of $745,040, according to lottery officials.

    Comment?

Jacksonville Job Listings
View or post Jacksonville job listings on Topix.
Jacksonville Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Jacksonville from Topix.
Jacksonville Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Jacksonville on Topix.