Parade celebrates newly-opened Fuller Warren Bridge path
The Riverside Avondale Preservation and the San Marco Preservation Society came together Saturday morning to host a grand opening celebration for the highly-anticipated Fuller Warren Bridge Shared Use Path (SUP), which residents have been waiting years for its completion after construction was delayed last fall.
Wrongful death lawsuit filed after homicide resulting from fight at Jacksonville Dave & Buster’s
The family of Thony Roy, who Jacksonville police in January said got into a fight with a co-worker of the Southside Dave and Buster’s, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, seeking in excess of $50,000 in damages.
‘He is beyond saving’: Tristyn Bailey’s family asks for maximum sentence for killer in emotional hearing
The second day of the Aiden Fucci's sentencing hearing Wednesday began with victim impact statements, including from Tristyn Bailey’s best friend and six members of her family: three of her four siblings, her parents and one of her grandmothers.
17-year-old Ribault High student facing charges connected to deadly double shooting in Arlington: arrest report
A 17-year-old Ribault High School student is facing multiple charges in connection with a deadly double shooting Wednesday morning in Arlington, according to an arrest report from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATE: DCPS retracts info on curriculum review committee, citing ‘premature email’
The Duval County Public Schools committee, tasked with reviewing and reconsidering teaching materials, instructional media and library books, is taking shape, according to an email from the district’s Supervisor of Instructional Materials and Media Services, Michelle Dibias.
How law enforcement agencies are recruiting future officers in a difficult climate
Small towns and big cities alike are struggling to recruit and retain law enforcement officers amid national controversy over the police profession. Many veteran officers are retiring, leaving agencies in a bidding war for qualified candidates — as they try to hire the next generation to protect and serve.
I-TEAM: Local contractor accused of taking money and not finishing the job
Local contractor and owner of North Florida Leisure, James Couturier, owes tens of thousands of dollars to several Jacksonville homeowners who said they either paid him for screened patios that were not finished, or he didn’t start the work.
How a Jacksonville mental health program is keeping people arrested dozens of times out of jail & hospitals
It’s all about breaking the cycle and keeping people out of jail and cutting down on homelessness in Jacksonville — and saving taxpayers money at the same time. And a team of mental health and legal professionals believe they’re on the right track with a program that identifies and treats repeat offenders with severe mental illness and substance abuse problems.
Southside company using artificial intelligence to make railways safer
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg sent a letter Sunday to the CEO of Norfolk Southern, warning that the freight rail company must “demonstrate unequivocal support for the people” of East Palestine, Ohio, and surrounding areas after a fiery train derailment led to the release of chemicals and residents expressing concerns about their health.
Lawsuit alleges JU let track coach’s ‘malicious’ behavior go unchecked for years
The parents of a Jacksonville University student who died by suicide are suing the school and its former track and cross country coach, alleging the school did not support their daughter academically and ignored complaints about how the coach treated runners.
Conspiracy that led to Jaren Bridegan’s murder began just over a month before targeted ambush shooting in Jax Beach: court records
The state attorney’s office filed the formal charges against the man arrested in connection with the shooting death last year of a father of four in Jacksonville Beach, Duval County court records show.
I-TEAM: Baker County Sheriff’s Office found hospital staff reported crimes late, altered evidence
In a harsh email sent this past May, the Baker County Sheriff’s Office found the staff at the Northeast Florida State Hospital, or NEFSH, reported crimes late and destroyed or altered evidence in criminal investigations.