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Economists warn assault weapons ban could cost Florida
on September 18, 2019 at 10:06 pm
If Floridians approve a constitutional amendment next year to block possession of assault weapons, a panel of economists on Thursday estimated the state budget could take a $26.9 million hit in lost revenue.But the head of the Legislature's Office […]
Speeding is common on Oakleaf road where teen died
on September 18, 2019 at 10:04 pm
After one teenager died and two others were hurt in a crash that police believe involved speeding, residents in southwest Duval County are asking why there's not more traffic enforcement on Oakleaf Village Parkway. "It's almost like the highway. […]
Mayor: Technology helping get 'serial trigger pullers' off streets
on September 18, 2019 at 9:58 pm
It has been a violent year in Jacksonville, and the city's mayor, the sheriff and the state attorney say they're working hard to bring the crime rate down. During a news conference Tuesday, officials showed the mugshots of a dozen suspects who were […]
Rare 10-million-year-old fossil unearths new view of human evolution
A 10-million-year-old fossilized ape has given scientists new insights into human evolution.
Is this China's 'Loch Ness monster'? Footage goes viral
Grainy footage of something moving in China’s Yangtze River has been dubbed the country’s “Loch Ness Monster,” sending ripples through Chinese social media.
Medieval skeleton shows visible signs of 'decapitation' and execution 'by wheel of torture'
A Medieval skeleton discovered in Italy has shown "signs of decapitation" and is believed to be the first case of a "torture wheel" in the country.
Fox News Poll: Biden at new low in Democratic primary race
It’s increasingly more important to Democratic primary voters to beat President Donald Trump than support their favorite candidate -- and former Vice President Joe Biden is widely considered the candidate most likely to give them the White […]
Fox News Poll: High interest in election, Democrats top Trump in matchups
Fifty-nine percent of voters are extremely interested in the 2020 presidential election. That’s a number typically only seen right before an election.
White House circulates possible gun background-check proposal on Capitol Hill
The White House is circulating a one-page document on Capitol Hill detailing a possible gun background-check proposal – though Attorney General Bill Barr said President Trump has not yet made a “firm decision” on what he ultimately […]
Netanyahu cancels UN trip, forgoes meeting with Trump after failing to secure an outright victory in national elections
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled his trip to New York City for the United Nations’ annual General Assembly next week after falling short of securing a parliamentary majority in Israel’s second general election in five months, […]
Dutch blackface holiday characters to get ‘sooty faces’ amid public backlash: report
A Netherlands’ Christmastime parade that for years featured white people wearing blackface makeup is doing away with that tradition after public backlash and, at times, violent protests. &nbs
New York student arrested in Russia over medicinal marijuana released, fined after time served: reports
The New York City college student arrested in Russia for possession of medical marijuana was released from jail after being sentenced to time served and fined over $200, reports say.&nbs
Washington Monument will reopen to public noon on Thursday after years of renovations
After a three-year closure, the Washington Monument is reopening to the public.
New Jersey referee who ordered wrestler to cut dreadlocks suspended for 2 years
A New Jersey high school referee was handed a two-year suspension on Wednesday after he forced a teenaged wrestler to cut off his dreadlocks moments before a match to avoid forfeiting it.
Pentagon cancels 3 border barrier projects over costs
The Defense Department has nixed three border barrier projects in Arizona due to costs, according to court documents filed Monday.
Company hiring 735 customer service workers in Brunswick
on September 17, 2019 at 7:02 pm
Whether you're looking for a job or just a way to make a little extra money for the holidays, you're in luck. Radial, an ecommerce company, is hiring 735 customer service workers in Brunswick. The company wants to staff up for the holidays, and no […]
These are the best times to book holiday travel
on September 12, 2019 at 6:22 pm
If you've gone shopping anywhere in the past week or so, you've likely seen Halloween stuff on shelves, so of course, we're already thinking the holidays are going to be right around the corner. If you're like many people, when Thanksgiving, […]
Sears plans to shutter its location at The Avenues mall
on September 10, 2019 at 7:57 pm
The parent company of Sears expects to shutter the department store's location at The Avenues mall this winter, according to a company spokesperson.Spokesperson Larry Costello told News4Jax on Tuesday that the store plans to begin liquidating its […]