For the second time in a week the Andrew Jackson statue in front of the Jacksonville Landing was vandalized.Early Sunday, someone spray-painted “Black Lives Matter” and “Justice for D” a reference to D’Angelo Stallworth who was shot and killed by offic…
Dozens gathered on the Westside Sunday, waving their confederate flags. Organizers called it the “Southern Heritage Rally.” The photo (pictured right) from the event on the Westside was sent to News4Jax by a viewer around 3:00 p.m. It’s uncle…
The number of Florida children in the state’s foster-care system has reached its highest level since 2008, driven by both a spike in the number of kids being removed from their homes and a drop in the number being discharged after a stint in foster care.
Large, often overflowing collection bins for cast-off clothing and household items are being run out of town by the Jacksonville City Council.
A new city ordinance gives the owners of those receptacles until August 1 to haul them away or the city will do it for them.
City Councilman John Crescimbini sits on Jacksonville’s Neighborhood Blight Committee, which recommended the new law. He says people who think the bins are there to benefit local charities couldn’t be more wrong.
There’s no shortage of pyrotechnic displays on the First Coast this weekend.
Palm Coast got a jump on everyone else by having its fireworks show Friday, July 3, at Central Park in Town Center.
A Jacksonville free health clinic is struggling to make ends meet after not receiving expected state funding.
New Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry dined with City Council members at a City Hall luncheon on his first full day in office, Thursday.
It’s nearly Fourth of July weekend, and officials are reminding Northeast Florida residents to stay safe when taking part in water activities.
Max Ervanian of Jacksonville Beach Ocean Rescue says the biggest problem lifeguards faced last Fourth of July was beachgoers’ not listening to or complying with guards.
Jacksonville has received nearly half a million dollars in state grants to go toward military base projects.
Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry said in a press release the grants will help toward the city’s goal of playing a larger role in the nation’s defense.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced one grant will go toward an ongoing project to create a buffer at the Westside’s Whitehouse Naval Airfield.
Florida will land about $3.25 billion as part of a multi-state federal settlement with BP over widespread damages caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.