I-TEAM: Could former Jacksonville surgeon or hospital accused in malpractice lawsuits face charges?
Following hundreds of medical malpractice lawsuits filed against a former orthopedic surgeon at Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside, the I-TEAM on Thursday spoke with attorneys about whether charges could be brought against the doctor or the hospital.
ACLU responds after Baker County sheriff denies allegations of inhumane conditions at federal wing of jail
After the I-TEAM’s stories on a federal complaint filed by 16 human rights groups alleging “hellish” and “inhumane” conditions at the federal wing of the Baker County Detention Center, Baker County Sheriff Scotty Rhoden wanted to respond and show the public the facility. The I-TEAM then spoke with Katie Blankenship, the American Civil Liberties Union’s deputy legal director, about Rhoden’s responses.
I-TEAM given exclusive access by Baker County sheriff to federal wing of jail where immigrant detainees allege ‘inhumane conditions’
The News4JAX I-TEAM was granted unprecedented access this week to the federal wing of the Baker County Detention Center that houses more than a hundred immigrant detainees.
Judge denies motion by Jacksonville rapper Julio Foolio’s attorney to remove prosecutor from case
Julio Foolio’s motion to disqualify the Assistant State Attorney accuses the prosecutor of participating in the on-scene investigation and discriminating against Foolio, who “has already suffered consequences.”
I-TEAM obtains inspection report for Baker detention facility where detainees allege ‘inhumane conditions’
The News4JAX I-TEAM obtained an inspection report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the federal wing of the Baker County Detention Center, which was described in a federal complaint as a “living hell.”
Family hopes someone will come forward to help solve 2019 murder in St. Johns County
The family of a St. Augustine man mysteriously murdered in a World Golf Village condo is desperate for answers and turned to the News4JAX I-TEAM for help. It’s a case with ties to a high-profile St. Johns County case that has received national attention over the years.
How often are killings in Jacksonville solved? JSO data shows clearance rates for murder cases vary over recent years
News4JAX obtained clearance rates on these cases from 2016 to this year from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. They’ve gone up and down over the past few years — from 59% in 2016 to 41% in 2018 to 78% in 2021. For murders this year, more than half remain unsolved.
Amid nationwide security concerns, I-TEAM finds 1,000+ calls to Jacksonville-area Starbucks stores in past 2 years
After announcing that 16 Starbucks locations around the country would close due to repeated safety issues including drug use and other disruptive behaviors that threaten staff, CEO Howard Schultz said in a video posted to Twitter that more store closures were coming.
I-TEAM: Department of Labor investigation found city of Jax Beach had 133 violations of Fair Labor Standards Act involving lifeguards
A two-year U.S. Department of Labor investigation into the relationship between Jacksonville Beach and the Volunteer Lifesaving Corps found the City of Jacksonville Beach had 133 violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act from 2019 to 2021. The Fair Labor Standards Act guarantees the right to minimum wage and overtime.