Kenny Leigh plans to drop out of State Attorney race, making Melissa Nelson the official winner


State attorney candidate Kenny Leigh said Wednesday he is withdrawing from the November general election, which would ensure... Read more

Lawyer facing suit over legal pot claims

A local lawyer who told people they could legally grow marijuana despite a federal law saying the opposite now faces a lawsuit accusing... Read more

A new lawsuit asks: If Rogaine isn't taxable in Florida, why are tampons?

Tampons and pads serve a medical purpose as much or more of than hair-growth products, a new lawsuit argues.

Since at... Read more

Surgeons successfully remove fractured bones from tortured bunny

Fuzzy Pants, the bunny that suffered abuse at the hands of three teens in Nassau County, successfully underwent surgery in Tampa on... Read more

Jacksonville argues federal protection of driver's license information is unconstitutional

The city of Jacksonville has argued in court that a federal law protecting drivers’ privacy is unconstitutional, and police should be able to... Read more

Survivors of El Faro officers from Maine file new suit against TOTE

The families of two Mainers who died when the El Faro sank filed suit Tuesday against the cargo ship’s owner.

The two officers — 34-year... Read more

Former Jaguars star arrested for domestic battery


Former Jacksonville Jaguars Pro Bowl defensive tackle John Henderson was arrested on a domestic battery charge, and police also took... Read more

Man charged with murder of 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle wants a jury from Miami to decide his fate

Attorneys defending and prosecuting the man charged with the 2013 killing of 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle argued in court Thursday whether a... Read more

Families pray for return of ship’s crew


In the middle of the night Tuesday, a cargo ship left Jacksonville’s calm shore and sailed into darkness and a rocky sea.

The... Read more

Florida Highway Patrol trooper sues two Jacksonville cops, alleging they illegally looked up her personal information

After a Florida Highway Patrol trooper ticketed a Miami police officer for driving 120 mph, FDLE records showed that about 90 people across... Read more

Rep. Corrine Brown vows UF Health will not close, calls Gov. Rick Scott a 'bully'


U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown gathered a host of state legislators. They stood before reporters by the doors to UF Health Jacksonville, and... Read more

St. Augustine Amphitheatre's on brink of breaking even

In the middle of the woods, surrounded by a state park with ancient sand dunes, a cultural icon was saved from death.

Back in 2001, The... Read more

Clay County School Board will need to prove it never had records requested by teachers union


The Clay County School Board will have to present evidence showing it never had certain records that it said didn’t exist.

The... Read more

Supreme Court overturns Florida medical malpractice damage caps

Families of people who died from medical malpractice are entitled to as much money as juries decide, the Florida Supreme Court ruled 5-2 on... Read more

Jordan Davis' parents settle wrongful death suit with Michael Dunn

JACKSONVILLE — More than a year after their son’s death, Jordan Davis’ parents have settled a lawsuit against the man charged with shooting... Read more

Judge temporarily bans reporting all details of Best Buy attack

A judge clarified Thursday that he has prohibited all local media from reporting details from a police interview with a man accused of trying to... Read more

Furloughs begin; Fla. Guard deploys 100th unit since 9/11

CAMP BLANDING — For the hundredth time since Sept. 11, 2001, a Florida National Guard unit will deploy overseas. The milestone comes at the same... Read more

Largest Battle of Midway tribute tonight

The largest celebration of what’s considered the most-important Pacific battle of World War II is set for tonight in St. Augustine.

The... Read more

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