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Time to get spooky: Spirit Halloween is officially open
on August 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm
It's the most wonderful time of the year -- if you're a Halloween lover. Spirit Halloween stores are officially open for visitors to shop for Halloween costumes, decorations, animatronics, games, accessories and more! It may only be August, but […]
Man killed Saturday night was father, Raines & EWC football standout
on August 19, 2019 at 2:49 pm
The 30-year-old man shot and killed Saturday night at the Normandy Apartments was known in the community as a standout football player at Raines High School and Edward Waters College, News4Jax has learned. Jacksonville police no longer names […]
Man gets first haircut in 15 years to join Army
on August 19, 2019 at 1:42 pm
A man got his first haircut in 15 years so he could join the army. 23-year-old Reynaldo Arroyo wanted to enlist as an infantryman, so he sat down in the barber's chair for a trim... and then some. Arroyo says he will be donating his hair to 'Locks […]
Black hole devouring a neutron star caused ripples in space and time, scientists say
A black hole swallowing a neutron star has likely been detected for the first time, according to scientists.
Elon Musk still wants to 'nuke Mars'
Three years after first proposing the idea, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk again wants to "nuke Mars."
Unusual 'fire cloud' caught on camera over Washington State
NASA has captured an eerie and rare image of a ‘fire cloud’ caused by a wildfire in eastern Washington State.
Trump rages at ‘unstable’ Scaramucci after threat to organize ex-Cabinet officials against him
President Trump lashed out anew Monday at aide-turned-nemesis Anthony Scaramucci after the former White House communications director threatened to cobble together a coalition of former Cabinet officials to speak out against him as part of an […]
State records reveal extent of botched abortions, as GOP reps push ‘born-alive’ protection law
At least 40 babies were born alive after botched abortions across three states since 2016, according to state health data that offers a glimpse into the extent of an issue that lawmakers have fiercely debated in recent months.
President Trump says he's 'certain' New York Times will endorse him in 2020: report
President Trump said he is “certain” that he will receive an endorsement from The New York Times in 2020 for the presidential election, he said in a tweet Sunday night.
French couple could face jail for taking sand from Italian beach, reports say
A French couple’s desire to transport a keepsake from their vacation – a whopping 90 pounds of sand from an Italian beach – may reportedly land them behind bars for six years.
US buying Greenland 'absurd discussion,' Danish prime minister says
The United States' reported interest in buying Greenland from Denmark is "absurd" and the fjord-lined island is not for sale, according to Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen.
Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein claims despite video of royal leaving Manhattan mansion in 2010
Britain's Prince Andrew on Monday tried to bat back renewed scrutiny of his longtime friendship with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, despite new video showing the royal at the disgraced financier's Manhattan […]
New York City pressure cooker scare suspect has bail set at $200G
A homeless West Virginia man who police say sparked a Friday morning scare in New York City when he placed two devices resembling pressure cookers in a subway station had his bail set at $200,000 Sunday, officials said.
LA residents fed up with officials, demand change after homeless crisis spirals in city
It’s the stale stench of liquor and human waste that hits you first. Then it's visual -- row after row of dirty tarp tents crammed together on the sidewalk next to piles rotting trash and broken appliances. There are half-dressed, […]
California man claims he was beaten at bar after men confused him with child predator suspect
A California man says he was beaten at a bar last week after a group of men confused him with a child predator sought by police.
Dream job alert: For your dog! Go review all the best pet-friendly hotels
on August 19, 2019 at 1:09 pm
It's time for your dog to stop being such a slacker. Get a job, freeloader! Kidding. But do we ever have the job to tell you about: Hotels.com has posted a "position," if you could call it that, looking for the company's first-ever "canine […]
More than 10 million Floridians now have jobs
on August 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Florida gained almost 23,000 jobs last month, the most of any state other than Texas, which dropped the Sunshine State's unemployment rate to 3.3%. Figures released Friday by the state Department of Economic Opportunity Friday shows Florida added […]
Tourism numbers up in first half of year
on August 15, 2019 at 9:00 pm
Bolstered by U.S. and Canadian tourists, Florida's visitor count continued at a record pace through the second quarter of 2019, Gov. Ron DeSantis' office said Thursday. But Visit Florida, the state's tourism-marketing agency, now faces a test. The […]