‘He was in there for quite a while’: Soccer club says fugitive ransacked concession stand
Two days after a fugitive accused of shooting and killing a Nassau County deputy was taken into custody at the Kirsten Higginbotham Sports Complex off Ball Park Road, those in charge of the facilities got their first chance to survey the damage he left behind.
Hundreds of officers searching for weapons tied to killing of Nassau County deputy
Hundreds of law enforcement officers were assisting in an evidence search Wednesday related to the investigation into the death of Nassau County Deputy Joshua Moyers, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop, authorities said.
Retired K-9, SWAT officers ‘very confident’ police will find man accused of killing Nassau County deputy
As the search for Patrick McDowell, who’s accused of shooting and killing Nassau County Deputy Josh Moyers, continued into day four, two retired officers who’ve helped end manhunts before were watching closely.
Schools, trains, traffic: Community impacts of manhunt for suspect accused of shooting deputy
Road closures affected school bus pickups and drop-offs and trains were shut down, blocking some people in their homes Friday morning, as investigators searched for a suspect accused of shooting a Nassau County deputy.
Amid new virus surge, Florida skeptics reconsider vaccines
In a rural stretch of northeastern Florida where barely half the people have gotten a coronavirus shot, Roger West had no problem telling others he was “adamantly anti-vaccination.” “I do not trust the Federal Government,” West wrote recently. West drove to the Winn Dixie supermarket and rolled up his sleeve for the first of two injections of the Moderna vaccine.news.yahoo.com
FHP: 17-year-old killed in Northside crash involving semitruck
One person is dead and three people were transported to a hospital, including one person who was said to have critical injuries, following a crash Monday afternoon on the city’s Northside, according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
Year after death, West Nassau High football player honored at vigil
NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. – A year after Trent Fort was shot and killed in Callahan, close friends, family and loved ones gathered for a peaceful candlelight vigil in his memory. Wednesday’s somber occasion was reminiscent of when more than 100 people filled West Nassau High School’s stadium, holding candles to remember the 16-year-old. During the vigil, some wore a shirt that read “Trenton 21.” Twenty-one was Fort’s football jersey number. Others wore shirts that read “#Forever21.″GALLERY: Photos from vigil honoring Trent Fort“I’m elated. “It not only shook the family, but it also shook the community as well.”AdPhotos from vigil honoring life of Trent Fort (News4Jax.com)The football player, his mother said, would have been a junior in 2021.
Evening rain set to move in
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Severe Thunderstorm Warning for central Nassau County and northern Duval County has been cancelled. Showers and some light sprinkles will last into the overnight hours with a 70% chance of rain targeting areas along I-10. Locations around and north of Jacksonville should see more rain especially across Georgia. A strong cold front will push across the area Thursday with a good chance of rain and possible thunderstorms. This strong front brings weekend days down to the 50s and freezing inland temperatures at night.
Hundreds defy stay-at-home order to attend church while mayors office warns that violators may be cited after review
Callahan, the Urbana church pastor, who believes coronavirus is a real sickness, a real disease with real consequences, has yet to hold in-person services, instead hosting weekly Sunday services by video. He said he initially supported the coronavirus stay-at-home measures but said its time for them to end for places of worship. Callahan said he is waiting to see what the Illinois legislature may do when it meets again this week and is keeping an eye on lawsuits related to stay-at-home orders.chicagotribune.com