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FPL restores power to Palatka neighborhood after disowning their transformer

PALATKA, Fla. - Residents of West Oak Street in Palatka say their prayers were answered. After a First Coast News report on Friday investigating an ownership dispute over a damaged transformer, neighbors say help came quickly to their streets. The blocks of neighbors were without power or operable

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:04:48

FHP: 3 pedestrians killed in 2 separate crashes

Tuesday night proved deadly on St. Johns County highways after three pedestrians were killed in two separate crashes just hours apart. The first crash happened at 8:10 p.m. when two people were struck and killed as they tried to cross State Road 16 just east of the Interstate 95 interchange. Eric Bl

ST. AUGUSTINE RECORD - 2017-09-20 21:10:43

This week in history 9/21/17

Clay County Sheriff Rick Beseler launched the Clay Connection program to keep in contact with shut-in elderly residents in the event of an emergency. St. Vincent's Medical Center Clay County held a ceremonial "topping out" event in which supporters of the hospital signed a steel beam that was then h

CLAYTODAYONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:52:36

Big Oak Wolf Sanctuary seeking help after Irma

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. - While many residents are still recovering from Hurricane Irma, the storm also had an impact on animals in the area hit by the storm, including those at the Big Oak Wolf Sanctuary in Green Cove Springs. The sanctuary is home to more than 50 wolves, some of them abused, sei

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2017-09-19 19:51:47

Local leaders seek additional funding from legislators

A common theme among those talking to the Alachua County Legislative Delegation was seeking money for specific projects to help their communities. Alachua County asked for help expanding a forthcoming $29 million fairgrounds facility into a shelter to house evacuees during a hurricane at a meeting o

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-09-20 00:11:33

Skeletal Remains Found In Melrose

A death investigation is underway after skeletal remains were found in Melrose this morning. Alachua County Sheriff's Office investigators were called to the scene. Investigators say they got the call about 10:30AM from a person who found the remains while they were picking berries in the woods. It

WCJB - 2017-09-21 01:00:00

Residents near Orange Lake still dealing with hurricane flooding problems

MARION COUNTY, Fla. A week after hurricane Irma passed through Marion County, some residents say they're still dealing with flooding issues. A neighbor near Orange Lake says, now she has to play the waiting game. It was a problem Kay Gould says she never saw coming. Kay Gould said, "All of a sudden

WCJB - 2017-09-21 02:12:00

Homes in danger as Orange Lake water levels are rapidly rising

Rains from hurricane Irma have caused the water levels of Orange Lake to rise to an unprecedented level, and its causing potential flood hazards for some near by homes Marion County Sheriff's Office put out a release saying houses on the 18000 block of NW 20th avenue are in danger of the flood water

WCJB - 2017-09-20 19:03:00

Good news for waterlogged Orange Lake

Lake has crested, relieving residents who feared rising waters Orange Lake residents can breathe a sigh of relief: That excess water in their backyards is not expected to rise in the near future. St. John's Water Management District officials said water levels at Orange Lake have crested, according

STAR-BANNER - 2017-09-20 21:37:39

Water rising onto Orange Lake properties

A week after Hurricane Irma passed through Marion County, Kay Gould started noticing water in her backyard. ORANGE LAKE - Kay Gould is taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to water slowly rising and surrounding her Orange Lake home. A week after Hurricane Irma passed through Marion County, G

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-09-20 01:17:43

As Irma hit Florida, wastewater treatment failed

Nearly 100 million gallons of sewage and treated or partially treated wastewater overflowed at utility plants across Florida after Hurricane Irma moved ashore and across the state last week. The exact amount may never be known, but utilities reported more than 500 wastewater releases to the Florida

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 22:00:09

LETTERS: Readers talk about Irma

Shelter treatment of homeless struck unhappy chord I'm sure many have seen the video shared by The Daytona Beach News-Journal showing police officers at David C. Hinson Middle School turning away people seeking shelter from Hurricane Irma and directing them to a separate shelter, simply because they

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 01:27:25

Deputies question 'person of interest' in connection with Parkview Drive homicide

A man was fatally shot on Parkview Drive early this morning, and Flagler County Sheriff's Office deputies are questioning a person of interest. "We are working every lead and attempting to locate the suspect or suspects," Sheriff Rick Staly said in a news release. "We do not believe there is a threa

PALMCOASTOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:45:01

Palm Valley residents: Irma 'way more serious' than expected

"It was like our house was an island in the Intracoastal." That was how Palm Valley residents Greg and Jennifer Anderson described the impacts of Hurricane Irma on their home after the storm battered Florida last week. Irma - which many believed would be a greater concern for Florida's Gulf Coast -

PONTEVEDRARECORDER.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Local businesses bounce back after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma delivered a big blow to beach businesses across Florida, but many businesses along the First Coast were just relieved it wasn't worse. Mandatory evacuations forced several to close for the weekend, but it was back to business for most of them in the days after the storm. Maria Messer,

PONTEVEDRARECORDER.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Hurricane Irma victim celebrates birthday with total strangers in Middleburg

Carolyn Henkemeyer has been flooded out of her Middleburg home 30 times in the last 32 years. Thursday was her birthday. She turns 83 and celebrated her birthday with the help of total strangers, volunteers she calls her angels. Volunteers with Rubicon, an organization that helps clean up after di

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-09-21 23:21:30

Community honors Fleming Island High football player who died days after collapsing

Students, parents and fans, even the opposing team, stood together on the field after Fleming Island High School's JV football game Thursday night to remember a player who died. "Ben Johnson, a young man, teammate, classmate, of our Fleming Island High School family, went to be with his Lord and sav

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-09-22 03:34:42

Fleming Island High School athlete dies after passing out at school

A Fleming Island High School football player has died two days after passed out at school. Ben Johnson was in critical condition at Wolfson Children's Hospital after he passed out during weight lifting class Tuesday. Officials said it's unclear why he passed out. The football and baseball player suf

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-09-21 19:04:18

Palm Coast woman found guilty of raping 1-year-old daughter

A Flagler County jury took just 20 minutes Sept. 20 to find Erin Vickers, 23, guilty of raping her one-year-old daughter. Vickers was convicted of capital sexual battery and promoting sexual performance by a child after a three-day trial presided over by Judge Dennis Craig. She has not yet been sent

PALMCOASTOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-21 18:13:57

Bail denied for Palm Coast murder suspect

Man accused of killing cousin over $100 drug debt BUNNELL - Little more than 24 hours after he shot his cousin in the head over a $100 drug debt, according to investigators, Clarence Murphy Jr. appeared before a Flagler County judge Wednesday morning and was denied bail. Murphy, who turned 42 Wednes

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 17:26:47