Florida flight diverts to North Carolina after woman upset over lack of alcohol starts ‘freaking out’
A woman was in first class when a flight attendant denied her a drink and she became so irate and caused such turmoil that the pilot diverted a Florida flight to North Carolina on Wednesday afternoon.
DeSantis reacts to district’s removal of Roberto Clemente book, says controversy ‘manufactured’
During a news conference in Jacksonville Tuesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis forcefully defended his administration’s education policies, especially as they relate to the review and removal of “inappropriate” content from schools.
Police: Fla. zookeeper ‘viciously’ attacked by bear suffered lacerations on head, back, thighs
The 35-year-old zookeeper who was “viciously” attacked Wednesday by a 5-year-old North American black bear at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens suffered many lacerations on her head, back and thighs, according to a police report obtained Thursday by Local 10′s Jacksonville news partner, WJXT.
Bear fatally shot after escaping exhibit, injuring keeper at Florida zoo
A 5-year-old North American black bear that escaped an exhibit behind the scenes at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Wednesday evening and “engaged” with a zookeeper was fatally shot by the zoo’s lethal weapons team, officials told Local 10′s Jacksonville news partner WJXT.
Bellarmine wins ASUN, hands NCAA bid to Jacksonville State
CJ Fleming scored a career-high 27 points, Dylan Penn added 22 and Division I newcomer Bellarmine defeated Jacksonville 77-72 in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, handing the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament to regular-season champion Jacksonville State.
Jaguars sponsor sues to have name removed from 'clown game'
The title sponsor for Jacksonville’s season finale against Indianapolis is suing the Jaguars in hopes of having its name disassociated from the game during which disgruntled fans are planning to dress as clowns to protest team owner Shad Khan’s decision to retain general manager Trent Baalke.
‘The governor is an enemy of the people,’ well-known activist says as he’s handcuffed ahead of DeSantis news conference
Gov. Ron DeSantis had a scheduled COVID-19 news conference Tuesday morning at the Florida Department of Health – Duval County in Jacksonville, but it was a well-known activist who showed up at the news conference ahead of the governor who stole the show.
He wore a wire, risked his life to expose who was in the KKK
Working undercover for the FBI, the U.S. Army veteran donned a white robe and hood as a hitman for the Ku Klux Klan in North Florida. He attended clandestine meetings and participated in cross burnings. He even helped plan the murder of a Black man.
Innocent man imprisoned for 8 years for crime he never committed freed from prison
After spending eight years in prison for a crime he never commit, Dustin Duty is now a free man.“I’m just overwhelmed with joy,” Duty said on Wednesday. “I’d like to thank my legal team, without them I couldn’t have done it. I’m just ready to get on with my life, that’s all.”
COVID-19 hospital visitor rules: Families want more access
Families of COVID-19 patients are asking hospitals to rethink visitor policies a year and a half into the pandemic that has killed 700,000 people in the U.S. The relatives say they're being denied the right to be with loved ones at a crucial time.
Haitian-American delegation travels to earthquake-stricken nation to meet with new prime minister
A delegation of The National Haitian American Elected Officials Network, a nonprofit organization based out of Orlando, traveled to Haiti on Monday to meet with Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry and officials with President Joe Biden’s administration who are working to help the earthquake-stricken nation.