Sebastian Kitchen, Florida Times-Union

Sebastian Kitchen

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Past articles by Sebastian:

Police arrest New Orleans street performer in 1974 Jacksonville cold case killing

A French Quarter street performer known for his “human statue” act is in a New Orleans jail fighting extradition to Jacksonville after he was charged with murder in a more than 40-year-old cold case. → Read More

JTA to shut down 2 Skyway stations for construction

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority will shut down two Skyway stations as the agency begins construction on a $57 million office building and transportation center. → Read More

Brothers return for 41st year together at The Players

Four thousand miles walked. Two thousand beers consumed. More than 160 rounds of golf over 41 years. → Read More

Alarmed by increase in water use, JEA encourages conservation

JEA executives are urging customers to conserve water after a substantial increase in usage over the past two years. → Read More

Army Corps working on repairs to $43.5 million St. Johns River project

Those overseeing a $43.5 million construction project to address a safety hazard on the St. Johns River say the project is a success even though 22 of the 50,000-pound concrete units used shifted. → Read More

Price tag for JTA transportation center climbs to $57 million

The estimated cost for Jacksonville’s Regional Transportation Center has grown by more than a third since December to $57.3 million as the staff and contractors continue revising the project, the first phase of which is already under construction. → Read More

Chairman Ed Burr steps down from JEA board before presiding over a meeting

Instead of presiding over his first meeting as chairman of the JEA board on Tuesday, Jacksonville businessman Ed Burr indicated he was stepping down from his role at the city-owned utility. → Read More

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams: JSO could charge more protesters involved in Friday violence, will separate protesters at future events

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said there could be more arrests from Friday’s melee at Hemming Park and said that his officers will handle future protests differently. They will separate opposing factions at future demonstrations and those who cross a line could be arrested, Williams said Tuesday. → Read More

At Jacksonville’s troubled Eureka Garden, HUD Secretary Ben Carson touts housing vouchers

After just weeks on the job, new U.S. Housing Secretary Ben Carson personally toured a troubled subsidized housing complex in West Jacksonville on Tuesday. → Read More

JaxPort discussed asking city for $93 million to $167 million to deepen port

JaxPort officials discussed with city administrators Jacksonville paying between $93 million and $167 million to deepen 13 miles of the St. Johns River to accommodate larger ships with more cargo, according to emails former port authority CEO Brian Taylor deleted from his computer during his resignation last month. → Read More

City demands $210,550 from councilwoman's business

The city is demanding $210,550 from a barbecue sauce manufacturing business co-owned by Jacksonville City Councilwoman Katrina Brown after it defaulted on → Read More