The Jacksonville City Council Finance Committee says it will subpoena Police and Fire Pension Fund executives for documents as part of an audit.Committee Chairman Bill Gulliford says the independent auditor is being stonewalled when asking for informat…
Coast Guard crews are continuing to search for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro, which is believed to have sunk during Hurricane Joaquin near the Bahamas. The ship left from Jacksonville last Tuesday and the search began Friday.
One of the 33 crew members aboard was Shawn Rivera. His great-uncle, Barry Young, was with other crew members’ families near the Seafarers International Union hall Monday afternoon.
He says he’s praying for his great-nephew to come home.
The U.S. stock market has been volatile lately, and that’s causing some investors to become skittish.
In this week’s Business Brief, analyst John Burr tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo how one First Coast wealth manager, Riverplace Capital Management‘s Peter Bower, is helping calm their fears.
Anger continues to mount over the release this week of preliminary data from the Florida Standards Assessment test students took for the first time last spring.The Florida Parent Teacher Organization and the Florida School Boards Association have joine…
Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams says he wants the community to help JSO do a better job.
He’s announced the creation of four community task forces. They’ll review JSO training, transparency, resources and community engagement.
Experts at the present time seem confident Hurricane Joaquin won’t make landfall along the First Coast, but that doesn’t mean the area will be free from some gnarly weather.
The Coast Guard is warning swimmers about dangerous rip currents in hopes of clearing Florida’s beaches.
But that warning is more of a call to action for some beachgoers.
The next Florida legislative session doesn’t start until January, but committees are already meeting to consider bills. One measure up for discussion next week would shield churches when clergy refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
Early each morning, Willie Freeman comes to his security job at the parking garage of a large office building in downtown Jacksonville, and greets the people who drive in. How he got there, and what he does when he gets off the security job in mid-afte…
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says 18 murders in Duval County last year were the result of domestic violence. Undersheriff Pat Ivey says he’s afraid Jacksonville is on the same track this year.
Advocates came together Thursday to send a message to victims: Speak up about abuse.