Justices weigh police ‘Marsy’s Law’ case
In a case that could upend public access to information about policing, the Florida Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday about whether the identities of law-enforcement officers are shielded by a 2018 constitutional amendment designed to bolster crime victims’ rights.
Applications open for students’ chance to win 2 years of tuition at Florida colleges through Farah and Farah scholarship
Farah and Farah’s annual Empowering Greatness Scholarship is back and five lucky students will be awarded two years’ worth of tuition to be used at any Florida university, college, or trade school.
Florida Gators QB Jalen Kitna bonds out of jail after arrest on child porn charges
Florida Gators backup quarterback Jalen Kitna bonded out of jail Thursday evening after he was arrested Wednesday on two charges of distribution of child exploitation material and three charges of possession of child pornography.
Duval County residents can now apply for rental and utility assistance
Duval County residents who need help paying rent or utility bills can start applying to get assistance. This is a part of a program through the city of Jacksonville to help residents who lost income because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program has more than 3-million dollars left.
Following Surfside condo collapse, Jacksonville councilman introduces new mandatory building inspection bill
Jacksonville City Councilman Rory Diamond has introduced a bill that would impose new mandatory building inspections for Jacksonville in the wake of the Surfside building collapse last year that killed 98 people.
Florida nurse who died saving patients in 1953 finally has headstone
It started on March 30, 1953, when news clips and eyewitness accounts reported Warnick running in and out of a crumbling building, the heat “so intense it blistered paint on buildings across the road,” while rescuing at least one patient from a fire at the Littlefield Nursing Home in Largo.