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Recent articles by Dan:

Jacksonville leaders break ground on new e-Town area Fire Station 74

Work is underway on Jacksonville's e-Town Fire Station 74, the first of three more in the city in the near future, fire officials said. → Read More

Former Mayport Elementary teacher guilty of distributing child sex videos on the internet

Thomas Hazouri Jr., former teacher and the son of Jacksonville's former mayor, pleaded guilty to posting child sex videos, federal prosecutors said. → Read More

Ellen Cavert, 1920-2021: Women's Board founder at Wolfson bestowed legacy of love to Jacksonville

The woman who founded the Women's Board of Wolfson Children's Hospital , Ellen Cavert, has died at 101, family says. → Read More

Jacksonville sheriff tests positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams is at home dealing with "minor symptoms" of COVID-19 despite receiving his vaccinations. → Read More

JSO: Suspect turns himself over to Jacksonville police in Riverside woman's death

Tyree Parker has been arrested in the August 3 death of Jacksonville Coast Guard member Caroline Schollaert. She was shot trying to detain a burglar. → Read More

Bruce Campbell brings 'Evil Dead' to live at Florida Theatre

Bruce Campbell brings 'Evil Dead' to live at Florida Theatre → Read More

Cecil Spaceport launches new mission control and tower as plans for Jacksonville's first spaceflights continue

Cecil Spaceport's new control tower and mission control officially opened Tuesday, named after local astronaut Norman Thagard. → Read More

Hammer and Hope offers free drug treatment services Friday after Clay County sheriff announces 44 arrests

Operation Hammer and Hope arrests 44 on drug charges, then helps Clay County communities with free drug help event. Opioids are a particular problem. → Read More

Wanted suspect in Jacksonville ambush killing is arrested; case weighted with gang/rap implications

Jacksonville homicide suspect Abdul Kareem Robinson Jr. was located in Atlanta after a reward was posted for him in the death of rapper Lil Buck. → Read More

Caffeine and Octane rumbles to life as summertime shows scheduled

A busy weekend of car events including the premiere on Saturday of Caffeine and Octane Jacksonville. → Read More

Tropical Storm Elsa and Jacksonville: Mayor Lenny Curry updates residents on storm's expected impact

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry warns residents of possible flash flooding as Tropical Storm Elsa approaches North Florida. → Read More

Veteran Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department captain dies in line of duty

Rescue 25 Capt. Thomas Barber died Monday in a Macclenny hospital in a line of duty death, fire officials said. → Read More

Historic Jacksonville steam train to depart for restoration and use as a tourist attraction

The Jacksonville City Council approved transfer of No. 1504 to a local rail society so it can send it south for use as a Sugar Express tourist train. → Read More

Jacksonville's Acosta Bridge glows with rainbow of colors for Pride Month

Jacksonville's Acosta Bridge is shining like a rainbow on the St. Johns River to honor LGBTQ Pride Month. → Read More

On the Road: New SunPass system now works in Jacksonville and many miles away

A new SunPass gives Florida drivers access to toll roads nationwide as AAA provides gas prices and warns about "100 Deadliest Days." → Read More

On the Road: Memorial Day traffic's gonna be heavy; gas prices still moderate for Jacksonville drivers

Holiday travel estimates are up and gas prices are still down as "On the Road" checks weekly road and traffic issues in the Jacksonville area. → Read More

Safety urged on water and roads during post-COVID Memorial Day weekend in Jacksonville area

With one recent drowning already reported in Jacksonville waters and a very busy Memorial Day holiday here, safety precautions are urged by officials. → Read More

USS Stark: Atlantic Beach ceremony honors 37 Mayport sailors killed in 1987 missile attack

Survivors of 1987's Iraqi missile attack on the Mayport-based USS Stark joined family and the Navy to remember and honor in Atlantic Beach. → Read More

Fallen Marine and Mayport ship's namesake to be honored at Memorial Day race by NASCAR champ

NASCAR racer Kurt Busch visits the USS Jason Dunham at Mayport with a race car that will carry the late Marine's name at the Coca Cola 600. → Read More

Tennis champion MaliVai Washington's youth center celebrates 25th year in Jacksonville

Tennis champ MaliVai Washington and his youth center celebrate 25 years in Jacksonville, having helped thousands with life skills, education and more. → Read More