‘Something needs to be done’: Local service member slams prosecutors’ handling of rape case in viral TikTok
A local service member made her voice heard on social media earlier this week after she accused another military member of rape and blamed the military and criminal justice system for not taking strong enough action.
I-TEAM: Customers out thousands of dollars after paying deposits for fence work that wasn’t done
The News4JAX ITEAM is investigating complaints about a local fence business that customers accuse of taking thousands of dollars in deposits but not returning to complete the work. On top of it all, customers say the phone number to Father and Sons Fence Co. in Jacksonville has been disconnected and the storefront on the Westside is gone.
Residents of Jacksonville apartment complex offended by reference to ‘the hood’ in manager’s email about loitering
The News4JAX I-TEAM is looking into complaints about a Jacksonville apartment complex where some residents say they’re offended by the language used in an email from their property manager.
Florida Education Association: rejection of math books is part of a bigger political agenda
One of Florida’s top educators is demanding transparency from Governor DeSantis’ office. It follows the rejection of more than 50 math textbooks alleged to contain prohibited topics like critical race theory and social emotional learning.
Commission discusses alerting the public of offshore spills following barge crash off Atlantic Beach
The Jacksonville Waterways Commission met Wednesday to talk about better ways to respond to marine incidents like the one last year when thousands of tons of coal ash spilled into the ocean off the coast of Atlantic Beach.
Billionaire with ties to Northeast Florida draws attention following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
A yacht harbored in St. Augustine, a Ponte Vedra Beach mansion listed for sale for nearly $17 million and a four-story office building on Jacksonville’s Southside are some of the Northeast Florida connections to a Soviet-born billionaire who has been in the news in recent weeks following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
I-TEAM: Jacksonville contractor accused of felony forgery and fraud pleads guilty to lesser charge
Nearly three years after the I-TEAM began investigating Jacksonville contractor Wyatt Green who was charged with felony fraud, forgery, and grand theft, his case has now ended with a plea deal that will keep him out of jail and without a felony conviction on his record.
Investigations into Trump, his business could lead to criminal charges
Investigations into Trump, his business could lead to criminal charges Experts say several state and federal investigations into Trump and his business dealings are putting the former president's future in legal jeopardy. Ben Tracy reports.cbsnews.com
Grand jury subpoena indicates prosecutors investigating former Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson’s controversial night of drinking
An ordinance backed by the mayor last fall allowed the city’s corporation counsel to decide whether to release full inspector general reports in investigations that involve a death, or that involve or could involve a felony, and that are “of a compelling public interest.” Lightfoot has said the full report in the Johnson case does not meet the standard to be publicly released.chicagotribune.com