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Vaccinated woman speaks out after her family contracts COVID-19

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – For roughly two weeks, Beth Sullivan’s family has been battling COVID-19. “My husband and I are still in bed. This has been going on for weeks and can’t seem to get over the hump. It’s just a constant battle of fatigue,” said Sullivan. Sullivan is a regular...
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1 killed, 1 hurt in shooting on Jacksonville’s Northside

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — One man is dead and another suffered life threatening-injuries in a shooting Friday night on Jacksonville’s Northside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO). [ Local health experts calling our latest COVID-19 numbers “frightening” ]. Police say just after 10 p.m., they responded to Ella Street in...
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Trooper hurt in crash on Buckman Bridge

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was rear-ended while conducting a traffic stop on the Buckman Bridge. The female trooper was seriously injured from the crash and transported to the hospital where she is expected to recover. The other driver was arrested after a DUI investigation by the...
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Police ask witnesses to speak up in deadly shooting on Northside

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man is dead and another person has life-threatening injuries after a shooting in a Northside neighborhood just after 10 p.m. Friday. Police were called to Ella Street near Whitner Street and found a man about 25 to 30 years old with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the middle of the road.
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Local grocer feels slighted in East Gainesville store plan

The city of Gainesville this week received no new proposals to develop a community grocery store on the east side of town, meaning one put forth a few months ago by a Jacksonville company is the only one left for consideration. But a local longtime grocery chain that wanted to...
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86-year-old man killed in crash on Hart Expressway

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An 86-year-old man was killed in a crash on Friday afternoon. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash that happened around 2:30 p.m. at the Hart Expressway and University Boulevard. According to police, the 86-year-old was taking the exit on University Boulevard when his car, a...
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Popular YouTuber gives $70K to Jacksonville fan

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville resident got a $70,000 surprise from a well-known internet personality that she’s been following for years. And the moment has now reached over 2.2 million views on YouTube. YouTuber Danny Gonzalez said the idea began because he wanted to try his hand at a massive...
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Letters: Florida has the second-highest rate of COVID nationwide

As of today, Florida has the second highest rate of Covid nationally, a 257% rise over the last 14 days, with the Jacksonville area among the worst affected. New coronavirus infection numbers plummeted in Florida after vaccinations became widely available, but they have soared in recent weeks. The state is reporting daily cases close to four times the national average — 26 new infections per 100,000 residents, the second-highest number in the country. Florida's latest covid-19 death rate is almost double the national figure, and it ranks fourth for current hospitalizations.