Florida gas prices reach 19-month high
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – February was the most expensive month at Florida gas pumps since July 2019, according to AAA records. Throughout the month, gas prices increased an average total of 24 cents per gallon, the auto club reported. Last month, Florida gas prices averaged $2.52 per gallon -- 20 cents more than the monthly average in January. By the end of the month, the average price in the state had risen to $2.61 -- an increase of 41 cents since Jan. 1. Jacksonville, along with Orlando and Punta Gorda, had the least expensive prices last week -- $2.55/gallon in Jacksonville.
Authorities haven’t yet pulled information from ‘black box’ of SUV Tiger Woods was driving
JACKSONVIlle, Fla. – One critical component of the SUV that Tiger Woods was driving when he crashed Tuesday in California will likely be analyzed as authorities investigate the accident. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Wednesday that the department hasn’t yet pulled information from the SUV’s event data recorder. The device can reveal things like what speed Woods was driving and whether he turned the steering wheel in the seconds before the crash. “The interest in learning what happened wouldn’t be there (if it wasn’t Woods),” Portigliatti said. Portigliatti said things like whether Tiger turned his wheel abruptly before the crash could be critical.