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

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.

First Coast High School teacher under investigation after snatching student by hair; student speaks 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 ...

Student struck by vehicle at First Coast High School, second in three months 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 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 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 ...

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 ...

LIVE | NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: First Coast student athletes take next step to collegiate sports 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 ...

Neighbors complained of danger near First Coast HS before student was struck by car WTLV-WJXX

First Coast News has learned at least one neighbor warned the city a student would be hit by a car walking to or from First Coast High School almost a 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.

Meet the Times-Union's 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.

OUT: Toxic home life forces gay Jacksonville teen to move, risk college scholarship 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."

Gay Jacksonville teen forced out by parents lands prestigious internship; prospers at Georgetown University 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 ...

Gay Jacksonville teen forced out of home shares story on 'Ellen' 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 ...

#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 ...

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 ...

Photos: Meet the Times-Union's 2018 All-First Coast players of the year  The Florida Times-Union

All-First Coast Best of Preps logo. Buy Photo. [2/10]. All-First Coast boy's swimmer of the year: Cole Crane of Episcopal High [Will Dickey/Florida Times-Union].

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.

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 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.

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.

JSO holds active shooter training exercise Friday 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.

DCPS releases new football game schedule following deadly Raines shooting 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 ...

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 ...

Teacher at First Coast High in FBI custody after Thursday raid  The Florida Times-Union

A 44-year-old teacher at First Coast High School was taken into custody Thursday morning by the FBI on a distribution of child pornography charge after a raid at ...

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 ...

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

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

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

The school was placed under a Code Yellow lockdown as Duval County School Police and school administrators searched the student and discovered a loaded ...

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.

15-year-old in critical condition after being hit on the Northside WTLV-WJXX

Michael Chaco is a First Coast High School student. He was attempting to cross Dunn Avenue to get to his bus stop when he was struck. There is not a cross ...

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.

Family mourning death of dancer  WJXT News4JAX

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

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 ...

Jax Gents and Gems Host Battle for the Paddle Step Show 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, ...

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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.

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.

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 ...

Gang unit detectives arrest 17-year-old at First Coast High School

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office gang unit detectives arrested a 17-year-old at First Coast High School for attempted murder, armed robbery and more.

‘It’s my turn’: Jacksonville teen turns his painful past into promise for other gay scholars WTLV-WJXX

Forced out of his parents' house, teen returns to the First Coast to promote his new nonprofit.

Jacksonville First Coast CB Gelique Williams Verbally Commits to USF Football  The Daily Stampede

USF picked up another #GreenBreed19 prospect early Thursday morning as Jacksonville First Coast cornerback Gelique Williams announced his verbal ...

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 ...

District investigates racist signs over water fountains at First Coast High

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 ...

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.

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

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 ...

Gay Jacksonville teen's story goes viral, Go Fund Me account leaps by $50K overnight  The Florida Times-Union

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

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

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

Heads or tails: Coin flip puts winless team in playoffs over Andrew Jackson Tigers 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 ...

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 ...

First Coast High football player shot to death in weekend shooting  Florida Times-Union

A football player from First Coast High School was shot to death, while another was wounded when gunfire erupted at a house party late Saturday in Arlington.

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.

Jacksonville educators working to address critical teacher shortage

The buzz of a 3D printer and hum of a robot on wheels are common sounds inside the Solve, Tinker, Explore and Play Lab at the University of North Florida.

Chances are you're in danger if you walk on Jacksonville streets, according to new study

Walking is generally good for your health but if you're walking on the streets of Jacksonville, chances are you're in danger, a study suggests.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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.

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

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.

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

10 famous people who attended Jacksonville schools

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Teen critically injured and one man dead in NW Jax shooting  First Coast News

One person is dead and a teenager is in critical condition following an overnight shooting in northwest Jacksonville.

2 Duval County students killed overnight in Yulee

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

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.

Mid-Year Changes Shake Up Principal Positions In Duval Schools  WJCT NEWS

More than a dozen Duval County principals learned Monday that they'll be finishing the week in a different school or position than they began.

Local gang expert: Gangs are in Jacksonville high schools

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

Swastikas drawn on bathroom wall at Landmark Middle School  WJXT Jacksonville

For the second time in less than two weeks, the Duval County School District is investigating an offensive sign on school property after learning that swastikas ...

Teacher accused of sex with student in St. Johns previously accused of kissing student in Duval

An Action News Jax investigation reveals a former local teacher in jail, accused of having sex with a student, was previously accused of kissing a teen girl in ...

Cousin of man killed in domestic dispute: 'Put the guns down'  WJXT Jacksonville

A 23-year-old man, who police said was killed by his girlfriend's brother this week following an argument, was a funny and loving father of two young children, ...

Did ShotSpotter give Jacksonville mother shot in face fighting chance?  WJXT News4JAX

A Jacksonville mother shot in the face Tuesday in Northwest Jacksonville might have been given a fighting chance thanks to gunfire detection technology that ...

Police: 18-year-old brought gun to Ed White High  WJXT Jacksonville

An 18-year-old was charged Wednesday with bringing a gun and marijuana to Ed White High School, according to Duval County School Police.

HBCUs snag top three-star athletes on national football signing day  The Undefeated

College football national signing day is done, and players, coaches and schools hope the signings will usher in a new regime of top-ranked historically black ...

Duval County OKs 'Self Defense,' But Not Fighting Back, In School  WJCT NEWS

Duval County School Board members are split about what should be considered self defense when it comes to fighting in schools. The board approved the new.

JSO arrests 16-year-old for murder, attempted murder in triple shootin  WOKV

Following a deadly, triple shooting outside the Raines High vs. Lee High football game this past Friday night, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is announcing an ...

Brother of teen accused of attempted murder shares his side of story  WJXT Jacksonville

The older brother of a 17-year-old boy accused of trying to kill someone in March shared his family's side of the story Wednesday, saying his little brother would ...

Comedian Lil Duval says he would kill a sexual partner if he learned she was a transgender woman  Florida Times-Union

Like a lot of stand-up comedians, Lil Duval trades in crude, provocative humor that riffs on social issues.But was he joking when he told an immensely popular ...

At Jacksonville Zoo, teen employees get 'hands-on' with animals, become leaders  Florida Times-Union

Saturday at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Makaela Jenkins held a small animal that looked like a hedgehog in the palm of her hand. She encouraged wary ...

Northeast Florida athletes seal college futures on Signing Day  WJXT Jacksonville

Dozens of local high school athletes will put pen to paper Wednesday and sign their National Letters of Intent to play collegiate athletics.

2 teens die in crash on U.S. 17 in Nassau County

Two teens have been identified as the people killed in a deadly wreck on U.S. 17 in Yulee Wednesday night.

Everyone deserves to walk during high school graduation  Florida Times-Union

A school district should set high expectations for its students.But expectations should always be accompanied with elevated degrees of compassion toward ...

Neighbors concerned about Sheffield Park after teens were shot

It has been more than 24 hours since two teenagers were shot at Sheffield Park, leaving one dead. The shooting happened around 9:15 p.

Caught on camera: Melee at Lee High School

One local high school is dealing with the aftermath of a melee caught on camera. The fight got so out of control, students say those who were fighting were ...

Jaquan Reeves killed at Johnell Johnson's vigil in Jacksonville, Florida  Daily Mail

An 18-year-old Florida high school basketball player was shot dead on Friday night during a vigil for a 17-year-old football player classmate, who was himself ...

Fishweir Brewing Co. opening Thursday in Murray Hill  Jacksonville Daily Record

Brewery intends to feature sour beers that take six to eight months to mature.

Duval County police reports on all gun-in-school incidents...  WJXT Jacksonville

2012. 10-30, 17-year-old Eltonia Humpries arrested with a Cobra .380 automatic handgun at First Coast High School. 10-31, Loaded 38-caliber handgun, four ...

Donald Buckley, former principal and Duval County School Board chairman, dies at 86  Florida Times-Union

Donald Buckley, a school principal and former Duval County School Board chairman who lobbied for construction of First Coast High School, died Wednesday.

Jacksonville school security guard awaits arraignment after arrest in sexual relationship with student  Florida Times-Union

A 25-year-old security guard at Frank H. Peterson Academies of Technology is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday, May 13, after a student at the Westside ...

Strings Sports Brewery issued build-out permit  Jacksonville Daily Record

Business to build out at 1850 N. Main St. in Springfield.

Ragle rocks at buzzer  Clay Today Online

JACKSONVILLE– Fleming Island High senior guard Molly Ragle returned to the Golden Eagles fast-moving lineup and punched up a buzzer beater ...

Exclusive: Jacksonville mother speaks out about son's unsolved murder

The mother of Johnnel Johnson is speaking out for the first time after her son's death.

Families gather for sad ritual of remembering youth cut down by Jacksonville violence  Florida Times-Union

Lynnette Roebuck sees her daughter's friends growing older, having children and building careers - things she will not see her daughter do.Kalil McCoy died in ...

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