Source: Jacksonville News
Florida regulators are approving a drop in workers' compensation insurance rates.
Published: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:05:00 GMT
City Council on Tuesday night unanimously passed bills that would allow Jacksonville residents to petition to lower speed limits on local roads and petition to install pedestrian crosswalks.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:51:03 GMT
A man in his 20s was pulled from the bedroom of a burning East Arlington home by firefighters on Wednesday morning. That man was critically injured and his uncle, who made it out by himself, was also hospitalized.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:48:51 GMT
Police investigating a reported home invasion on the Westside where a 3-year-old girl was shot in the finger have no new information, and neighbors are questioning whether there was a crime at all.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:23:10 GMT
Police said an elderly woman passenger died in a crash early Wednesday afternoon on South Beach Parkway when a tow truck backed into her car.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:05:38 GMT
Nathan Scott -- the 30-year-old Florida State University employee who was one of three people shot when a gunman entered the Strozier Library a week ago -- is recovering comfortably at home.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:54:05 GMT
A local father who knows the sting of losing his teenage son to violence has formed a friendship with the father of Michael Brown. Through shared loss, the two fathers have formed a bond that carried through Monday's grand jury announcement.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:49:47 GMT
After an investigation into an accident that injured a teenager, the Florida Highway Patrol has cited Clay County Sheriff's Office Lt. Baylor Alexander with driving too fast for conditions.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:24:09 GMT
In the wake of the shootings at Florida State University and the killing of a deputy sheriff at the hands of an anarchist, mental heath professionals are saying more value needs to be placed on mental heath counseling.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:02:34 GMT
St. Johns County traffic homicide detectives believe they've found the vehicle that struck and killed a bicyclist early Sunday morning. Investigators are still waiting for a break in a second hit-and-run that left a man dead in St. Johns County last weekend.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:32:06 GMT
In conservative Pensacola, Sara Latshaw feared her months-long campaign to get the city council to recognize domestic partnerships was about to fail.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:09:34 GMT
Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday the appointment of Judge Angela Cox to the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:00:04 GMT
One person is recovering after being hit by a truck in the Mandarin Station area early Wednesday morning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:48:12 GMT
It's one of the few things we all carry with us everywhere we go: a cellphone. But News4Jax discovered many devices are tracking every move you make, and most people have no idea.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:48:22 GMT
If you're hitting the road, which 46.3 MILLION Americans are, be prepared for that holiday traffic. AAA said the travel forecast is a good sign that people are feeling more confident financially about their future.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:53:39 GMT
The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about questionable letters being sent to small business owners.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:43:38 GMT
A local father who was shot at by a Jacksonville Sheriff's officer during a traffic stop Monday night says when he heard the gunfire, he believed either he or his 6-year-old daughter had been hit.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:42:54 GMT
A 3-year-old child was shot in a finger in a home invasion Tuesday afternoon on the Westside, according to Jacksonville police.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:40:00 GMT
The Florida Highway Patrol said a young man who was not wearing reflective gear and was not on a crosswalk was struck Monday night while crossing U.S. 1 at Shores Boulevard.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:39:55 GMT
Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder, a sociologist at the University of North Florida, said protests will continue and possibly even ramp up if more police shootings occur where unarmed African-American males are killed by officers.
Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:21:39 GMT