Julia Jenae, firstcoastnews.com

Julia Jenae


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Past articles by Julia:

Fernandina Beach neighbor alerted to overnight fire by dog

An empty home smoldered while sleeping neighbors houses were just feet away. → Read More

Photos show high school athletes getting IV therapy in hallway, on bus

In photos and video sent to First Coast News, several Thomasville High School players are seen hooked up to IV bags on a metal stand being wheeled down a hallway and on a school bus. → Read More

Sky Flyer ride that injured people at Jacksonville fair had 5 prior violations in 2018

Broken restraints, frayed cables, and tangled chains are among the 7 prior violations in Florida. → Read More

Dozens arrested for child molestation avoided sex offender registry, jail time

In 2017, thirty percent of convicts accused of molesting a child age 12 to 15 took plea deals that kept their record clear of a sex crime. → Read More

Contractor name changing could lead to customer complaints disappearing online

Do your homework—it's what every homeowner is told before hiring a contractor. An On Your Side investigation digs into why researching the company name isn't enough. → Read More

Help Wanted: To prevent violence, are schools armed with enough counselors?

"I had a plan go to in through the big glass doors of the school in the food court area and shoot as many people as I could right away." Stark is now a 39-year-old father of four. A lot has changed since he was in school 25 years ago, but the lack of school counseling he experienced is still prevalent. → Read More

Girl who died from long term-abuse deemed ‘very healthy’ by investigators just 5 months ago

Family and loved ones of five year old Zykerria holding a vigil for her at the Oak Tree Apartments on Friday at 7pm. → Read More

On Your Side: Why is Duval County leading the state in child deaths?

More infants and children are dying in Duval County than any other county in the state this year, according to Department of Children and Families data. → Read More

On Your Side: Hidden stop sign leads to JTA bus crash in Brentwood neighborhood

A truck crashed into a JTA bus in the Brentwood neighborhood. Witnesses say an invisible stop sign put people on the road at risk. → Read More

Duval County leads state in child deaths investigated by DCF in 2018

Of the 325 child death cases investigated by the Department of Children and Families to date in Florida ten percent happened in Duval County. → Read More

Riverside man sentenced to three years for molestation of teen neighbor

Ethan Todd's plea deal includes 3.5 years in prison, five years probation, and becoming a registered sex offender. → Read More

On Your Side Investigates: What's behind the Osceola Shooting Range closing?

A Northeast Florida shooting range has been closed to the public for two months. The range is one of ten run by the state using taxpayer money. → Read More

DCF changes report on toddler who died; Jax daycare investigation continues

The Department of Children and Families updated their report Wednesday on whether 15-month-old Malik Baker had a small toy lodged in his airway. → Read More

Partial 911 call released in Jacksonville daycare investigation following toddler's death

Emergency operator told daycare staff worker not to slap baby on the back. The 15-month-old was transported to Wolfson' Children's Hospital last Thursday suffering from brain damage. → Read More

Cadillac launching formal investigation into detaching roof complaints

After a First Coast News investigation into "fly-off' roof complaints about a 2005 model convertible, a spokesperson for Cadillac confirms the automaker will formally investigate whether a recall is necessary. → Read More

FL Supreme Court decides to keep greyhound racing ban on November ballot

In a 6 to 1 decision, Florida Supreme Court justices ruled Friday an amendment calling for a ban to dog racing will stay on the November ballot. → Read More

City proposes $400,000 dog park for downtown Jacksonville

A half-acre dog park may be in the future for Downtown Jacksonville. An allocated $400,000 for the canine space is part of Mayor Lenny Curry's 2018-2019 proposed annual budget. → Read More

Teen arrested while a filming traffic stop; her attorneys call for transparency

A Jacksonville teen recording her boyfriend being pulled over by police quickly becomes a suspect in an altercation caught on camera. → Read More

Oral arguments to be heard about proposed greyhound racing ban

The Florida Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments Wednesday morning on whether or not a proposed greyhound racing ban should be on the November ballot. → Read More

Woman wants explanation for why Cadillac car roof flew off in traffic

A First Coast woman is trying to piece together why the roof panel of her car detached without warning while she drove down a school zone road. Francesca Giannini told First Coast News her 2005 Cadillac XLR was purchased new and never showed structure problems during maintenance checks. On Sunday June 3, however, the convertible's hard top panel flew off while she drove down Roberts Road near… → Read More