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Former UF student drove into traffic, had drugs in car, police said

A former UF student was pulled over Friday afternoon with marijuana, cocaine, Xanax and paraphernalia in the car, Alachua Police said. Matthew Scott Evron, 22, stopped traffic at the intersection of Northwest 140 Street and Northwest 143rd Place when he turned right onto Northwest 143rd Place and dr


Four months after Hurricane Irma damaged it, this park just reopened

Earl P. Powers Park on Newnans Lake reopened Friday after four months of repair from damage caused during Hurricane Irma. The park, located at 5910 SE Hawthorne Road, experienced severe flooding, damaging the boat ramp and fishing pier. Fallen trees and debris blocked canal access to the lake, said


Jacksonville woman carjacked at gunpoint while taking out trash

Neptune Beach teen dies after being struck by boulder while hiking in... She said she drove her car to the dumpster and left it running when she got out to throw away the trash. When she turned back around, Hurt said she was staring down the barrel of a gun. "I thought I was going to die. I thought

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-01-20 22:23:06

Jaguars Report Card: AFC Championship

Times-Union sports columnist grades the Jaguars against the New England Patriots based on production, effort and game circumstances. Offense - B-minus Blake Bortles and the rest of this unit put the Jaguars in position to win the game, but couldn't finish the job. The Jaguars found a fabulous rhyth

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-01-21 23:59:59

3 people in truck injured in crash involving Jacksonville police cruiser

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Three people were thrown from a pickup truck that was involved in a crash with a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office cruiser on Friday night. The three people thrown from the truck were taken to the hospital with serious injuries, police said. The officer involved in the crash is OK.


Jaguars' Two-Minute Drill from loss at New England

We thought the Jaguars would try to steal a possession as the road underdog and they were certainly lined up that way in the second half near midfield. Tommy Bohanon and Corey Grant were on the field at the same time (rare for a punt), a clear sign something was cooking. But New England had the play

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION - 2018-01-21 23:59:59

Jacksonville man, 20, dead after shooting in St. Johns County

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a 20-year-old Jacksonville man that occurred late Saturday afternoon, according to the department. Kahlil R. Cooke, suffered fatal wounds after being shot. He transported himself to Baptist South Hospital in a private vehic

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2018-01-21 05:53:00

Jaguars fandom is forever for Jacksonville woman with fresh tattoo

25-year-old says ink is her way to show support for hometown team JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The mantra "Duval 'Til We Die" is something many Jaguars fans have claimed, but one Jacksonville woman showed that her commitment to the team really is forever. Inked with a brand-new Jaguars head just above her

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-01-21 01:25:17

Brooklyn woman glad NYPD nabbed her grandson in NYCHA drug gang bust: 'Let them keep him'

Shirley Gerard, though fighting back tears, showed zero sympathy for the drug gang corralled Friday in the Sheepshead Bay and Nostrand Houses - including her grandson. Matthew (MZ) Gerard, 32, was one of 18 suspects charged in a crackdown on dope dealers in the New York City Housing Authority home

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 12:36:58

NYCHA staffer let gang use Brooklyn apartment as drug den, prosecutors say

A NYCHA employee provided gang members access to a public housing apartment in Brooklyn so they could make it the headquarters for a drug ring that sold everything from crack to heroin, prosecutors charged Friday. Housing authority caretaker Shakina Rowe, 27, was charged Friday along with 17 other


Dozens injured as fire rips through Brooklyn apartment

Almost three dozen people were injured - two of them children - when a fire broke out on the first floor of a Brooklyn apartment building Sunday night, police and fire department officials said. A total of 32 people were injured, transported to local hospitals, 3 with serious but non-life threatenin

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-22 07:45:29

Law student learned she cheated death on the subway by reading the Post

The law student who fainted and fell into the path of an oncoming subway train earlier this month didn't remember a thing about the incident - so her family had to show her the Post front page of herself trapped against the platform wall to help explain it. "It was good for her to see her on the cov

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-21 23:07:35