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JACKSONVILLE TEACHER PULLS STUDENT'S HAIR: Video appears to show Jacksonville teacher pulling First Coast High School student  ActionNewsJax.com

First Coast High School teacher has been reassigned after a video circulating on social media appears to show the teacher pulling a student's hair.



Virginia Tech Offers Tyree Saunders  TechSideline.com

Virginia Tech recently offered 2020 wide receiver Tyree Saunders, who is committed to South Florida. He hopes to visit Blacksburg in July.



First Coast High School teacher under investigation after snatching student by hair; student speaks  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The incident was caught on camera at First Coast High School by a student. The video shows a teacher grabbing a student by her braids and pulling her across ...



Best of Preps honors First Coast high school stars  The Florida Times-Union

The cheers were building, the music was bouncing, the spotlight was shining and the city's premier sports stars took center stage in downtown Jacksonville in a ...



Student struck by vehicle at First Coast High School, second in three months  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

A student was hit by a vehicle at First Coast High School on Jacksonville's Northside on Friday. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the accident ...



First Coast High School heads to 'Battle of the Bands' in Orlando  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

If you're headed to the Florida Classic in Orlando, FL this weekend, be sure to keep an eye out for one of Jacksonville's high school bands. First Coast High ...



Townhomes proposed near First Coast High School  Jacksonville Daily Record

D.R. Horton submits rezoning request to develop Trafalger Townhomes.



15-year-old First Coast High School student struck on Northside, transported to hospital  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

An accident on the Northside has left a 15-year-old First Coast High School student in critical condition. Michael Chaco, 15, was struck at Dunn Avenue and Irma ...



LIVE | NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: First Coast student athletes take next step to collegiate sports  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Congratulations to the following signees! Tune into First Coast News all day on Wednesday for sights and sounds from National Signing Day. Atlantic Coast ...



Meet the Times-Unions 2018 All-First Coast volleyball team  The Florida Times-Union

The Times-Union selects its annual All-First Coast volleyball team for 2018, including the leading high school players from across Northeast Florida.



First Coast High basketball coach recovering from West Nile virus  WJXT News4JAX

The same day the Florida Department of Health in Duval County announced a seventh human case of West Nile virus, one of the patients recovering from the ...



D.R. Horton seeks to build 80 townhomes near First Coast High  Jacksonville Daily Record

National homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc. is seeking to rezone a vacant 13.75-acre parcel to develop a maximum of 80 townhouses and two neighborhood ...



20 Duval County principals expected to be reassigned to new schools  WJXT News4JAX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Twenty Duval County principals are expected to be reassigned to new schools for the 2019-20 school year, the school district told ...



Gay Jacksonville teen forced out by parents lands prestigious internship; prospers at Georgetown University  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

A Jacksonville teenager whose toxic home life sparked an outpouring of sympathy and tens of thousands of dollars in donations has landed a prestigious ...



#20Strong: Jacksonville First Coast WR Tyree Saunders Verbally Commits to USF Football  The Daily Stampede

Just four days after listing USF in his top six, Jacksonville First Coast wide receiver Tyree Saunders decided to become the fifth prospect to verbally pledge to the ...



All-First Coast golf: Versatility key for Brett Schell, Chloe Schiavone  The Florida Times-Union

The traditionalists in golf who wring their hands over increased distance may be missing the boat when they blame modern equipment.The rules makers, of ...



All-First Coast Best of Preps event coming next May  The Florida Times-Union

Honoring the best of high school athletes across the First Coast has been a fixture in our market for decades.One thing that's been missing is the finishing touch ...



All-First Coast Football: Mandarins Carson Beck, Fletchers Jalen Mitchell shattered expectations  The Florida Times-Union

Mandarin quarterback Carson Beck and Fletcher safety Jalen Mitchell are the Times-Union's All-First Coast players of the year for football in 2018.



'I'm beyond blessed': Gay Jacksonville teen forced into homelessness celebrates a year of successes  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Despite clashes with his family, Seth Owen says, "I still have huge amount of love for my parents"



Parent upset over student antics in First Coast High School video  Florida Times-Union

A video of Duval County students cursing, jumping on desks and hitting each other in an apparently supervised classroom has begun making the rounds and ...



First responders wrap up summer training with mock school shooting  The Florida Times-Union

Five mock gunshots jolted First Coast High School on Friday morning as 57 law-enforcement and fire-rescue responders practiced how they would respond to a ...



Gay Jacksonville teen forced out of home shares story on 'Ellen'  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

A Jacksonville teen was a special guest on "Ellen" Tuesday after he was forced out of his home for being gay. Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres was in disbelief ...



First Coast High School teacher charged with distributing images of ch  WOKV

Jacksonville, FL - An FBI raid in Ponte Vedra ends with a First Coast High School teacher under arrest for child pornography charges. Jeremy Clark appeared in ...



Parents concerned after student with gun arrested at First Coast High School  WJXT Jacksonville

A 16-year-old student was arrested Tuesday after a loaded gun was found on the campus of First Coast High School, marking the fifth time a weapon was found ...



Police: Student with gun at First Coast High ‘threatened to shoot up the school'  WJXT Jacksonville

A First Coast High School student was arrested Wednesday after bringing a firearm to campus, according to Duval County Public Schools.



DCPS releases new football game schedule following deadly Raines shooting  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Duval County Public Schools has released their new football schedule to reflect new start times for some high school football games. This comes after a shooting ...



All-First Coast boys swimming: Early bird Cole Crane led Eagles revival  The Florida Times-Union

Episcopal senior Cole Crane is the Times-Union's All-First Coast boys swimmer of the year.



All-First Coast Football 2018: Meet the team  The Florida Times-Union

The Times-Union's annual Best of Preps All-First Coast football team.FIRST TEAM OFFENSEQB Carson Beck, Mandarin, Jr., Area's offensive POY and Mr.



District investigates racist signs over water fountains at First Coast High  Florida Times-Union

Duval district officials say they don't know why someone put "Colored" and "Whites only" hand-written signs above two water fountains at First Coast High School ...



Coming out cost him his home, but helping others fills his life  The Florida Times-Union

Seth Owen spent the last seven months spawning a foundation with a check from Ellen DeGeneres and dashing around the Capitol to clock internship hours.



Jax Gents and Gems Host Battle for the Paddle Step Show  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Hundreds will come together for the 2nd Annual Battle for the Paddle Step show this Saturday. The Jax Gents and Gems will host nationally ranked teams, ...



OUT: Toxic home life forces gay Jacksonville teen to move, risk college scholarship  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

"My father looked at me and said, 'Biblically, we have the right to stone you for what you're saying," says Seth. "And I knew it was done there."



Family mourning death of dancer  WJXT News4JAX

There's no word if the driver of the vehicle that hit Kavin Grant will face charges.



JSO holds active shooter training exercise Friday  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is holding an active shooter training exercise on Friday at First Coast High School, 590 Duval Station Rd.



Police ID 18-year-old shot, killed in Northwest Jacksonville home  WJXT News4JAX

Police have identified an 18-year-old who was shot and killed early Saturday morning at a Northwest Jacksonville home.



List of student-athletes committing on National Signing Day 2019  WJXT News4JAX

The following is a list of all the local student-athletes who signed on National Signing Day. If you have an addition to the list, please email to sports@wjxt.com.



Family and friends react to former First Coast High School football player shooting  ActionNewsJax.com

Students at First Coast High School are dealing with another tragedy, as a former student was shot and killed at a party over the weekend.



Police: Girl caught with 14 pot-laced Rice Krispies treats at First Coast High  WJXT News4JAX

A 15-year-old First Coast High School student was suspended Thursday after police said she was caught with 14 pot-laced Rice Krispies treats on campus.



You Got a Lot to Be Smiling For – The Florida Star | The Georgia Star  The Florida Star

By Opio Sokoni. If you are anywhere in the country and turn on the radio, you are likely to hear Lil Duval's hit music single Smile (Living My Best Life). Lil Duval ...



Nate Monroe: Text messages detail daily breakdowns, needed repairs in Duval schools  The Florida Times-Union

COMMENTARY | As Jacksonville city leaders fiddle, Duval public schools are burning — and this is unfortunately not far from the literal truth.Discussions over ...



Investigation underway after 2 racist signs posted above water fountains at First Coast High School  ActionNewsJax.com

School leaders are investigating after two racist signs, one reading "colored" and one reading "whites only," were posted above two water fountains at First ...



Story of gay Jax teen shunned by parents goes viral, Go Fund Me account raises more than $127,000  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

A Jacksonville teenager whose toxic home life sparked an outpouring of sympathy and tens of thousands of dollars in donations has continued to captivate ...



Bill to make texting and driving main offense on way to DeSantis' desk  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Texting while driving in Florida would become a primary traffic offense punishable by fines under legislation passed by the Florida House.



Florida teen kicked out for being gay returns 'home' seeking help for other LGBTQ scholars  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

A Jacksonville teen who drew national attention and sympathy after he was kicked out of his parents' home for being gay is now looking to his hometown for help ...



Jacksonville teen wakes from coma after two weeks, remains hospitalized  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE, Fl -- The cellphone video is grainy and it is shaky, but it shows is a teenage girl waking up from a coma. "I mean we are seeing a miracle," said ...



Real estate notes: Toll Brothers plans models at eTown; Townhomes planned in St. Johns  Jacksonville Daily Record

Toll Brothers plans to open three single-family home models this summer in the gated Edison community at eTown, near Interstate 295 and Florida 9B.



Over a billion dollars in repairs needed for DCPS  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Duval County Public Schools estimates the county needs over a billion dollars to repair the inside and outside of the district's 158 campuses.



10th Jacksonville teenager killed by gun violence in 2018  WJXT News4JAX

An 18-year-old who was shot and killed inside his Northwest Jacksonville home was the 10th teenager fatally shot in the city during 2018.



Duval County School Board - District 4  WJXT News4JAX

SCHOOL BOARD - DISTRICT 4 (includes downtown and the Eastside, stretching north to the county line, then much of outer Northwest Jacksonville. Schools in ...



Dozen high school football games being moved in wake of triple shooting  WJXT News4JAX

Duval County Public Schools will be changing the dates and times of about a dozen high-profile high school football games in the wake of Friday night's triple ...



JACKSONVILLE I-95 CRASH: Lanes of I-95 at Butler Boulevard reopen after crash snarls traffic for hours  ActionNewsJax.com

The Florida High Patrol said a multiple vehicle crash has shut down multiple Northbound lanes and Southbound lanes of I-95 near J.Turner Butler Blvd ...



Yulee retires rushing king Derrick Henrys jersey  The Florida Times-Union

The last time Derrick Henry and the Jackson Tigers stood on the same field, the Yulee No. 2 ran wild in the greatest single-night rushing performance in ...



Gay High School Valedictorian Says Parents Evicted and Cut Him Off for Rejecting Strict Baptist Church  Folio Weekly

Update: Seth Owen's story went viral and Georgetown University has offered him a full scholarship. He now plans to use his good fortune to help others.



Heads or tails: Coin flip puts winless team in playoffs over Andrew Jackson Tigers  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

A First Coast high school football team is out of the playoffs after a tiebreaker coin flip resulted in a winless team moving forward. Andrew Jackson Principal ...



VERIFY: Jeopardy-style political ad on Anna Brosche  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

This political ad supporting Mayor Lenny Curry uses animated Jeopardy-style contestants to take three specific jabs at City Council Member Anna Brosche.



WESTSIDE SHOOTING: Car riddled with bullet holes; JSO investigating at Westin subdivision  ActionNewsJax.com

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police are investigating at Old Middleburg Road and Steamboat Road on Jacksonville's Westside after a shooting left a car riddled with ...



Ex-First Coast High football player killed in shooting  WJXT Jacksonville

The person killed in a triple shooting early Sunday in Arlington was a 19-year-old former First Coast High School football player, according to friends.



Several stores closing at the Markets at Town Center leave shoppers with fewer options  ActionNewsJax.com

Fast fashion retailer Charlotte Russe will close all of its stores, including four in the Jacksonville area.



High school students learn to build 3D limbs at UNF  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Their ultimate goal is to build a 3D-printed prosthetic leg for a man right here in our community.



Students: Classmate gunned down student at party over months-old school fight  Florida Times-Union

Classmates returned to First Coast High School for the first time since a popular student was killed this weekend. Some are saying the shooter was one of their ...



Photos: Photos: Best Times-Union photos of 2018  The Florida Times-Union

Despite hid double bogie on hole 17 Tiger Woods threw his ball to waiting children as he exited the hole to go to the tee box on hole 18. Final Round of The ...



Jacksonville sheriff, State Attorney, mum on action taken after abuse claims of slain Navy officer  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has released few facts about the death Monday of Navy Chief Petty Officer Andrea Washington. Authorities still haven't released ...



Jacksonville Landing likely to be demolished after City Council vote  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

City Councilmembers voted 15-1 in favor of taking over complete ownership of the Jacksonville Landing, paving the way for eventual demolition.



1st woman to take command of a US Army infantry division  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager will take command of the 40th Infantry Division at Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos, California.



Police: Jacksonville 15-year-old boy shot, found bleeding on porch  ActionNewsJax.com

A local 15-year-old boy was found bleeding on a porch in the Brentwood area following a shooting Thursday, according to the Jacksonville's Sheriff's Office.



10 famous people who attended Jacksonville schools  ActionNewsJax.com

Students across our area are returning to school this fall. Many Jacksonville area students have gone on to become famous! Here's a list of notables from our ...



Area organizations step up to help federal workers impacted by shutdown  WJXT News4JAX

With the partial government shutdown now in its 27th day, Jacksonville-area groups have come together to help those hit the hardest.



'Cooper Creeper' following joggers in St. Johns County in Mini Cooper  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

A person known as the "Cooper Creeper" is following unsuspecting joggers in St. Johns County, residents say.



Jacksonville rapper charged with attempted murder of NYPD officer after mix-up  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Lester Pearson, 43, is accused of the attempted murder of off-duty NYPD Officer Vincent Ling back in 1999, according to NYPD Commissioner James P. O'Niell.



VOTEABLES: What is Amendment 6: Marsy's Law?  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

First Coast News helps YOU the voter know what you're voting for in this two-minute video detailing Amendment 6: Marsy's Law. What is it? Who's for it?



Meet Casey DeSantis, who many call her husband's 'secret weapon'  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Few people know the men running to be Florida's next governor better than their wives. First, meet Casey DeSantis, who has been called her husband's 'secret ...



Mom says son kicked out of First Coast High after gang beat him up  WJXT Jacksonville

A Jacksonville mother said her son was suspended last week at First Coast High School, after a group of teenagers she described as gang members beat him ...



First Coast High student arrested for bringing loaded gun to school  First Coast News

A First Coast High School student has been arrested for bringing a loaded gun to school Tuesday, according to Duval County Public Schools. The principal of ...



Parent Academy Course part of Duval Co. plan combating guns on school campus  Firstcoastnews.com

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Duval County Public Schools took the conversation about guns in schools to parents Sunday evening. After a rash of six firearms found in ...



Two teens applied to lead Jacksonville's new crime task force  ActionNewsJax.com

Two people who applied to be chair of Jacksonville's new Task Force on Safety and Crime Reduction carry not briefcases, not badges, but backpacks.



Mother remembers murdered First Coast High teen  WJXT Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is still searching for the person who shot and killed one teen and injured another at Sheffield Park Friday night.



Rejected by parents, gay valedictorian is going to college, with $50K from donors  NBCNews.com

Seth Owen, 18, said attending college has always been his “life goal,” one he has been working on diligently since elementary school. “I was the nerd in fifth ...



Jacksonville bill would make it illegal for police to appear in political ads  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The bill would not allow tax-funded police vehicles, uniforms, or transportation to be used to promote a candidate in a political ad.



Weapon confiscated at First Coast High for second day in a row  WOKV

For the second day in a row- and the third time in a week- First Coast High School parents have been alerted to a weapon found on school grounds.



Run or hide: Active shooter training offered to Jacksonville workers  The Florida Times-Union

Run, hide and fight as a last resort: That's the advice experts offer if someone with a gun invades an occupied building and opens fire.JAX Chamber with Black ...



Remarkable senior: Team leader overcomes crash, horrific injuries  The Florida Times-Union

Theodore Freeman might have seen a football scholarship in his future. He stood at a modest 5-foot-10-inches tall, and weighed 140 pounds, on the lighter side ...



Student arrested for bringing knife and starter pistol to Fletcher Middle: School officials  Firstcoastnews.com

A student was arrested and is facing criminal charges after allegedly bringing a knife and a starter pistol to Fletcher Middle School Wednesday morning, school ...



NEW POLL: President Trump trails behind Biden, Sanders in Florida  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

An early look into the 2020 presidential race shows that President Donald Trump is trailing behind former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie ...



Gay student gets college help after dispute with parents  The Florida Times-Union

Seth Owen lay for hours on his bedroom floor, staring at the ceiling fan that circled in excruciating redundancy as he tried to process being a gay high school ...



Andrew Gillum agrees to pay $5K fine to settle ethics complaint  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The state Ethics Commission said it found probable cause Andrew Gillum accepted gifts in violation of civil law, including a ticket to the Broadway show ...



Graduation ceremonies for Northeast Florida high schools  Florida Times-Union

Here is the list of high school graduations in Northeast Florida:BAKER COUNTYBaker County High School, Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m., June 1.



Clay County Health Department investigating possible case of mumps  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The department is not yet clear how the child could have contracted the virus and is currently monitoring for other potential cases.



OPEN TAB ' New political series from First Coast News' Lewis Turner  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

FCN's Lewis Turner is trying his very best to get to know each Florida candidate for Governor by sitting down with them at various local bars.



WATCH: Gillum: We got 99 issues and Hamilton ain't one of them  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

In addressing his Hamilton ticket, Andrew Gillum responded by saying, 'In the state of Florida we've got a lot of issues. In fact, we got 99 issues and Hamilton ...



Ocala man's plan to bomb Target stores along East Coast foiled  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

A Florida man will spend the next 40 years in federal prison after his failed plan to detonate homemade bombs inside of Target stores from Florida to New York.



2 Duval County students killed overnight in Yulee  ActionNewsJax.com

Two Jacksonville teenage boys were killed in a crash in Yulee.



Company fires employee after racially charged post targeting FSU coach Willie Taggart  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Hilton Grand Vacations has fired an employee who posted a picture on social media that showed a lynching of Florida State head coach Willie Taggart.



WATCH: Interview with R. Jai Gillum, wife of Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

R. Jai Gillum says as First Lady of Florida, she would address the needs of dental and mental health issues, especially for struggling communities.



FWC arrests 9 for animal cruelty, bear baiting violations after long-term investigation  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Nine individuals are accused of illegally baiting, taking and abusing Florida black bears in multiple counties across Florida, using hunting dogs to maul the bears ...



WATCH: What are the 12 Florida constitutional amendments proposed on the 2018 ballot?  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Here's what voters need to know about the 12 constitutional amendment proposals on the Nov. 6 ballot. Each needs at least 60 percent of votes to be enshrined ...



Gay teen living on his own, struggling to get to college  WJXT News4JAX

Thousands of teens will leave the familiar life of high school and family next month to head off to college. But 18-year-old Seth Owen separated from his family ...



Action News Jax Investigates: Growing gang problem in Jacksonville high schools  ActionNewsJax.com

Action News Jax Investigates the growing problem of gangs in local school.



Local gang expert: Gangs are in Jacksonville high schools  ActionNewsJax.com

Action News is looking into gangs in local high schools. Friday night, two teens from First Coast High School were shot in Sheffield Park.



VERIFY: video claims to show ballots in personal cars in Broward County  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

A video that appears to show Broward County poll workers transporting ballots in their personal cars is getting thousands of views and shares on social media.



Veteran goes from spending $500 a day on heroin to owning a business  WJXT News4JAX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A United States Army veteran went from spending $500 a day on heroin to owning a business. Kendall Tipper shared his story about how ...



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