The state of Florida hasn’t been hit with a hurricane in more than a decade, and that has state emergency managers concerned residents might not be prepared for the worst.
More sobriety checkpoints will pop up on Duval County roads beginning this summer.
Jacksonville police plan to increase the frequency of the stops from about two a year to two per month — or roughly 60 checkpoints over the course of two years.
That’s because the City Council approved a nearly $500,000 grant aimed at reducing the number of impaired-driving deaths.
You know those Planet Aid clothing donation boxes you see on the side of the road? Those clothes and over $130 million in U.S. grant money are supposed to help people in southern Africa.
But when Reveal went to Malawi to find out what actually happened, people told us that some of the projects didn’t pan out.
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When parts break on the International Space Station, astronauts can get instant replacements thanks to onboard 3-D printers. In this “Business Brief,” analyst John Burr tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo those 3-D printers are made by a company called Made in Space, and it has a growing operation in Jacksonville.
An oversight committee decided Thursday city dollars earmarked for an alternative to out-of-school suspension program will now be used for programs to keep kids out of jail. The initiative, Jax Journey, is to help stop crime in Jacksonville.
Northeast Florida’s manatee population is rebounding, according to new research Jacksonville University.
This week scientists counted the most manatees ever spotted in a single day.
With hurricane season less than week away, here’s the latest update from the The Florida Public Radio Emergency Network:Tropical development likely, but it would be weakHigh confidence system stays east of Florida with minimal impac
On the May 2016 edition of Policy Matters, host Rick Mullaney speaks with Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and current City Council President Greg Anderson about the city’s upcoming pension referendum.You can subscribe to the Policy Matters podcast in iT…