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Katie Jeffries


Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Past articles by Katie:

JSO looking for information in 1990 murder of Glenn Morris

"This is one of those where we truly need the community," tells Cold Case Detective Ray Reeves. → Read More

The murder of Jared Bridegan: Where the case stands one year later

A look back on the case that shocked the Jacksonville Beach community. → Read More

K9s for Warriors telethon has begun; here's how to donate

K9s for Warriors fundraising telethon in Nov. 17, 2022. → Read More

Are Jacksonville's bridges still open? Here are the latest updates

One of the most frequently asked questions First Coast News gets is whether bridges are going to close during high winds. Here are the latest updates. → Read More

The Bexley Box: Turning grief into help for others

Kirsten Bridegan is taking her grief and creating a way to help children that arrive at police stations. → Read More

'Double check, triple check:' St. Johns family urges awareness after man barely survives motorcycle crash

Last year, FHP reports there were 1,886 crashes involving a motorcycle. Of those, 169 of those were fatal. → Read More

You can try curling in Jacksonville

If you thought curling was only for Northern states, you'd be wrong. → Read More

Hoping for a 'Silent Night'- A look at the animals still needing a foster home in Jacksonville

Hopefully by Christmas, all the cages will be empty, and the shelter will be silent. → Read More

Inaugural Wounded Warrior Project golf tournament tees off at TPC Sawgrass

Veterans and community members gathered for a fun day to raise money to help returning servicemembers. → Read More

Crash Responder Safety Week highlights needed safety for those helping drivers

If you remember nothing else in this story, remember these four words: Slow down. Move over. → Read More

Man hit, killed by semitruck in hit-and-run crash on I-95 southbound in St. Johns County, FHP says

At least one person was killed in a crash on Interstate 95 near CR-210 in St. Johns County Wednesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. → Read More

Traffic: Live roadway, traffic conditions on the First Coast

Getting stuck in traffic is no fun. Luckily, the First Coast News team is On Your Side, making travel to and from your destination easier. → Read More

En Garde! Fencing growing in popularity with adults in Jacksonville

As a kid, there was nothing better than a pretend sword fight. There is something about watching the sport of fencing that brings back that excitement. → Read More

Celestial Farms offering new events, wedding venue to draw in visitors after pandemic slump

With fewer people visiting their farm during the pandemic, it meant donations were down and things got pretty dire for Celestial Farms. → Read More

Need a job? Jax Humane looking to fill several positions

Is there really anything better than hanging out with pets all day? → Read More

UNSOLVED: The 2017 triple murder of a young couple and their baby girl

"A baby is involved, what is going to be done now? How can we find some justice for her?" → Read More

What keeps Jacksonville's most recognized bridge moving

Though it is not on Jacksonville’s official list of historic structures, it's a piece of Jacksonville’s story. → Read More

Voted 'Jacksonville's Cutest Pet': Meet Sparky!

Sparky was voted Jacksonville's cutest pet, garnering more than 16,000 votes in a contest run by the humane society. → Read More

Jacksonville Labor and Delivery staff creates hilarious 'Elf on the Shelf' series

The hilarious photos bring some much-needed comic relief during a time when many health care workers need it most. → Read More

CONGRATS CARTER & CONNER! Formerly conjoined twins graduate pre-K

The twin boys captured the hearts of Jacksonville four years ago, and now they're taking the next step on their lifelong journey: graduating Pre-K. → Read More